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Fire Ban Update

Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 12:43 PM

The Mississippi Mills Fire Department (MMFD) is reminding residents of the Fire Ban that came into effect on April 4th.

The fire ban remains in effect throughout Lanark County.  The burn ban restricts all fires including campfires, burn barrels, chimeneas, brush piles and yard waste.  Cooking devices that are designed to cook food with wood pellets or charcoal, such as smokers or grills, are permitted for use.  Any cooking devices, outdoor fireplaces and fuel fired appliances that use propane or...

Council and Committee of the Whole Agendas - April 20, 2021

Posted on Thursday, April 15, 2021 03:42 PM

A Council meeting will be held on Tuesday April 20, 2021 at 5:00 pm with the Committee of the Whole  meeting following immediately after Council. To access the agendas please visit:  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.

Ontario News Release - Ontario Moves Schools to Remote Learning Following Spring Break

Posted on Monday, April 12, 2021 04:44 PM

News Release

Ontario Moves Schools to Remote Learning Following Spring Break

April 12, 2021

Continued Rise in COVID-19 Cases Demands Shift to Protect Students and Staff and Slow Community Spread

TORONTO — The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has made the difficult decision to move elementary and secondary schools to remote learning following the April break. This move has been made in response to the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases, the increasing risks...

Pebble Mosaic Art Location Survey

Posted on Saturday, April 10, 2021 08:00 AM

The Municipality in partnership with Red Dress Productions and Lanark County Interval House and Community Support is looking for your input on the choice of a location for a Pebble Mosaic Art project in Almonte!

With community engagement and collaborative cultural production, the Public Art Project works to increase the public’s understanding of sexual and gender-based violence and offers spaces of remembrance, peace, and hope for those who have been affected. 

You can find these unique pieces of...

Prince Philip

From the Office of the Mayor - Passing of Prince Philip

Posted on Friday, April 09, 2021 02:50 PM

It is with sadness that I share the news of the passing of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and spouse of Queen Elizabeth II, at the age of 99.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced, “the thoughts of Canadians are with Queen Elizabeth II and the members of the Royal Family as they mourn such a significant loss”.

The Municipality will be lowering all flags at municipal facilities as per the National Flag Policy from now until sunset on the day of the funeral to mark the death of Prince...

Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order April 7 - Impact on Municipal Facilities and Services

Posted on Thursday, April 08, 2021 04:44 PM

On April 7, 2021 the Province enacted the Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order effective as of 12:01 am this morning.

This order requires people to remain at home except for essential purposes to help reduce the transmission of COVID-19 with the increased risks posed by the COVID 19 variants.

In accordance with this Provincial Order, Municipal Facilities and Services will be closed to the public for four (4) weeks or until further notice effective 4:30 pm this afternoon. Municipal staff will...