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May 11th is National Day of Action on Litter

Posted on Monday, May 10, 2021 12:27 PM

This year, the Provincial Day of Action on Litter is May 11, 2021.

As we all do our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19, there are also actions we can take to put litter in its proper place while staying at home and physically distancing. 

You can do this by:

  • Reducing waste: giving old products new life instead of throwing them away. For example, using old containers for storage.
  • Diverting waste: recycling or composting materials when and where possible to divert waste away from landfills. For...

Are You Prepared

Using Technology During a Disaster

Posted on Saturday, May 08, 2021 08:00 AM

May 8, 2021

Technology is fully integrated in our day-to-day life. We rely on it to keep in touch with our colleagues, friends and family at the click of a button. Have you considered what happens in the event of a major emergency? Recent natural and human caused events have taught us that resilient communications are vital to saving lives. Here are some tips on how to use technology in an emergency:

  • If possible, use non-voice channels like text messaging, email or social media. These use less...

Highlights of the May 4, 2021 Council Meeting

Posted on Friday, May 07, 2021 06:23 PM

In opening comments, Mayor Lowry acknowledged May 5th as Red Dress Day 2021, a National Day of Awareness for missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and two spirited people.  Residents may have seen red dresses hanging on porches or trees in their neighbourhoods, while others chose to wear red to mark the day and to raise awareness of this tragic situation.

Michael Rikley-Lancaster and Andy Williams spoke to Council about their experiences in Mississippi Mills and the importance of PRIDE...

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting - 366 Spring Street

Posted on Friday, May 07, 2021 02:26 PM

TAKE NOTICE that a Public Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 1st, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills Council Chambers, 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte, Ontario, to consider a proposed Zoning By-law Amendment under Sections 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13.

AND TAKE NOTICE that as the Province of Ontario declared a State of Emergency and continues to take significant steps to limit the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, the Municipality of Mississippi Mills...

Notice of Public Hearing - Minor Variance Application - 172 Spring Street

Posted on Friday, May 07, 2021 02:12 PM

TAKE NOTICE that a Public Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 19th, 2021 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 Part Lot 5, Plan 3625, Municipality of Mississippi Mills, known municipally as 172 Spring Street (Almonte Ward).

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


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Create an Emergency Kit

Posted on Friday, May 07, 2021 08:00 AM

May 7, 2021

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...

Notice of Public Hearing - Minor Variance Application - 474 Barr Side Road

Posted on Thursday, May 06, 2021 02:36 PM

TAKE NOTICE that a Public Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 19th, 2021 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 16, Concession 10; Part 2 of Plan 26R-1213, Municipality of Mississippi Mills, known municipally as 474 Barr Side Road (Pakenham Ward).

AND TAKE NOTICE that as the Province of Ontario...