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EP Week 2022: Create an Emergency Kit

Posted on Friday, May 06, 2022 08:00 AM

May 6, 2022

Your emergency kit should be organized, accessible, portable, and everyone in the household should know where to find it.  In an emergency, you may be without power or tap water. The kit should contain everything you and your family will need to stay safe and comfortable for up to 72 hours and should be assembled considering the specific needs of your family members. All of the contents of your kit should be checked twice a year (to verify expiry dates on food, water and medications,...

Affordable Housing Spotlight

Affordable Housing - Spotlight #2

Posted on Thursday, May 05, 2022 02:30 PM

 Spotlight #2 on Affordable Housing – Key Definitions

 Affordable housing can be very technical, which can make it seem overwhelming at times.  This week, to help clear things up, we are defining some key terms that will be used in future spotlights and come up regularly when people talk about affordable housing.

 Key Definitions:

Affordable Housing: Affordable housing can have different meanings for different people and organizations.  When the Municipality refers...

Notice of Public Hearing - Minor Variance Application - May 25, 2022 at 6:00 pm - 1111 Bellamy Road

Posted on Thursday, May 05, 2022 01:19 PM

TAKE NOTICE that a Public Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 6:00 p.m., in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills to consider a proposed Minor Variance under Section 45 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13.  The Minor Variance application concerns the property, which is known as Part Lot 13, Concession 3, Municipality of Mississippi Mills, known municipally as 1111 Bellamy Road (Pakenham Ward).

AND TAKE NOTICE that as the Province of Ontario declared a State of...

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EP Week 2022: Creating A Safe Home

Posted on Thursday, May 05, 2022 08:00 AM

May 5, 2022

So you’ve created an Emergency Plan, but have you considered existing hazards in your own home? Make sure you have a working smoke alarm, carbon monoxide detector, fire extinguisher and a well-stocked first aid kit.

Smoke Alarms
All residential homes are required to have working smoke alarms on every storey of their home and outside all sleeping areas. Newer homes may have strobe lights and additional alarms in the bedrooms.  The Fire Code requires alarms to be maintained and...

Director of Protective Services and Mayor

Council Highlights: May 3, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, May 04, 2022 04:42 PM

Highlights of the May 3rd, 2022 Council Meeting

Last night, Council appointed Mike Williams as the new Director of Protective Services. Chief Williams was the unanimous candidate of the hiring committee after a thorough selection process which included input from Council, senior staff and Mississippi Mills Fire Fighters. As our former Deputy Fire Chief, the transition has been seamless as he takes the top leadership position for the critical work of our Fire Department.

The Director of Protective...