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In Memory of Margaret Duncan

Posted on Friday, March 25, 2022 05:30 PM

FROM THE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR:

It is with a heavy heart that I share the passing of Former Reeve of Ramsay, Margaret Duncan. Margaret passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 24th surrounded by family.  

Margaret Duncan was a trailblazer. Her 19-year political career began in 1975 when she was the first woman to be elected to Ramsay Township Council.  From 1988 to 1994 she was the first woman to serve as Ramsay’s Reeve and in 1994, Margaret was the first woman elected Warden of Lanark County. 

Through...

Downtown Almonte Revitalization Update

Posted on Friday, March 25, 2022 02:06 PM

You may have seen some construction signs popping-up around Almonte. Final preparations are being made for the Downtown Revitalization project that is schedule to begin this spring.  Construction will begin in April and continue until late summer 2023. 

The Municipality has established communication channels with business and property owners in the affected area.  Municipal staff and project contractors have been in touch with updates. Property and business owners have also been provided with...

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Water Safety Statement - Stay clear of ice-covered waterways

Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2022 11:53 AM

March 16, 2022 —With above seasonal daytime temperatures and several millimetres of rain forecasted over the next few days, the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) is reminding residents that no ice is safe ice.  Runoff amounts may result in higher water levels in area creeks and streams.

Ice thickness can change rapidly due to increased flows and rising temperatures.  The shoreline adjacent to lakes, rivers and creeks is very slippery and poses a serious hazard.  Falling into open...

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Council Highlights: March 15, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 02:47 PM

Highlights of the March 15, 2022 Council Meeting

 Council welcomed the public back to the gallery at their March 15th meeting. As the province moves forward with the provincial re-opening, the municipality has also started to open council chambers to the public, requiring pre-registration due to limited seating. As well, meetings will continue to be live-streamed and available on the website. For more information about attending Council meetings in-person please see these links:

Art Brown Former Fire Chief

In Memory of Art Brown

Posted on Saturday, March 12, 2022 11:15 AM

From the Office of the Mayor

It is with great sadness that I share the passing of Retired Fire Chief Art Brown. Art passed away peacefully on Friday, March 11th, surrounded by his wife and family.

For over 45 years, Art served our community as a dedicated member of the Almonte, Almonte & Ramsay, and Mississippi Mills Fire Departments.  Starting as a volunteer in 1969, he moved up the ranks from Firefighter to Lieutenant to Captain, and in 1983 was promoted to Deputy Chief.  In 1997, Art was...

Notice of Public Hearing - Minor Variance Application - Wed, March 23, 2022 - Pt Lots 15&16, Con 12

Posted on Friday, March 11, 2022 12:04 PM

TAKE NOTICE that a Public Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 23rd, 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 a vacant property on Ramsay Conc 12 legally described as CON 12 PT LOT 15 PT LOT 16; RP 26R2622 PART 1. A Key Map is attached for context.

AND TAKE NOTICE that as Municipality of Mississippi Mills continues to take significant...

Notice of Public Hearing - Minor Variance Application - Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 83 Farm Street

Posted on Friday, March 11, 2022 11:48 AM

TAKE NOTICE that a Public Meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 23rd, 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 locally known as 83 Farm Street (legally described as PLAN 6262 PT LOT 22). A Key Map is attached for context.

AND TAKE NOTICE that as Municipality of Mississippi Mills continues to take significant steps to limit...