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Cost Sharing Update December 22 2021

Posted on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 02:12 PM

Beginning in 2020, the three Municipalities of Beckwith, Carleton Place and Mississippi Mills have been in discussions with regards to the Joint Recreation Cost Sharing Agreement to make it fair for all parties involved. In a letter dated October 22, 2021 the Council of The Town of Carleton Place wrote to the Mayor of Mississippi Mills stating “That the Town of Carleton Place is terminating the Recreation and Pool components of the Howard Allan Cost Sharing Agreement”. Mississippi Mills sent a...

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Council Highlights: December 21, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 12:51 PM

Highlights of the December 21st 2021, Council Meeting

During the last Council meeting of the year, Mayor Lowry gave the 2021 Annual Mayoral Address. The address acknowledged how proud she was of the Mississippi Mills Community for how they have faced and persevered throughout another year of the COVID19 pandemic. She thanked staff, frontline and essential workers, and support organizations for their continued commitment through the year. The Mayor also highlighted the many accomplishments...

On Open Letter to the Community from your Healthcare Workers

Posted on Friday, December 17, 2021 05:37 PM

December 17, 2021

Dear friends and neighbours across Lanark, Leeds and Grenville,

Our communities are facing a very concerning increase of COVID-19 cases. The Omicron variant is here, and it is increasing the pressures on our already fragile health system.

Every person carrying the Omicron variant is infecting more than four other people. By comparison, anyone with the Delta variant currently infects only one other person. We are also seeing increasing volumes of other sick and injured people in...



Ontario Implements New Gathering Limits / Capacity Numbers taking effect Sun. December 19th 12:00AM

Posted on Friday, December 17, 2021 05:29 PM

At a press conference Friday afternoon Premier Ford and Chief Medical Officer of Health for Ontario Kieran Moore announced new gathering and facility capacity limits taking effect Sunday December 19th. The Municipality will be contacting user groups effected by these changes. 

We are sharing the provincial announcement below. Residents should note the changes effecting informal private gatherings. New limits stipulate 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors.

For information on local cases counts...

Local Public Health Unit COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

Posted on Friday, December 17, 2021 03:41 PM

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December 17, 2021

Local Public Health Unit COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

The new COVID-19 variant, Omicron, is rapidly becoming the most common variant in Ontario. It is more easily spread with close contact than the Delta variant. Two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine provide some protection against symptoms and good protection against serious disease. A third dose of the vaccine boosts the immune response to the virus further reducing the...

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Holiday Fire Safety

Posted on Friday, December 17, 2021 09:00 AM

With the holiday season upon us, the Mississippi Mills Fire Department would like to highlight that fire safety during this time of the year is one of our greatest concerns. Statistics show that one in three fire deaths occur during the months of November, December, and January.

Why are there so many fatalities during these three months? Typically fires happen when people get preoccupied or distracted from what we are doing, or we let our guard down. With the busyness of the holidays, it can be...

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Council and Committee of Whole - December 21, 2021

Posted on Thursday, December 16, 2021 04:40 PM

The next regular scheduled Council and Committee of the Whole meetings will be held on Tuesday, December 21st at 5:30pm.   To access the agendas please visit: https://events.mississippimills.ca/council  and click on the meeting date in the calendar.  Council Chambers are still closed to the public but meetings will be livestreamed on the municipal website. To access the livestream please click on the link above.