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Building and Planning Departments Moving

Posted on Friday, May 20, 2022 02:22 PM

The Mississippi Mills Building and Planning Departments will be moving to Almonte Old Town Hall, located at 14 Bridge st., the week of May 24th. This move is to use existing municipally-owned and available space for the growing municipality.

If you need to drop off any documents relating to building permits or planning applications, you may still drop them off to the municipal building located at 3131 Old Perth Rd until May 27th. Starting on May 30th all planning or building related documents...

Affordable Housing Spotlight #4

Affordable Housing - Spotlight #4

Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2022 04:31 PM

Affordable Housing Spotlight #4 – Lanark County

Lanark County is the upper tier municipality in our area and plays a different role than us when it comes to affordable housing and social housing. All programs, subsidies and projects relating to social housing is the responsibility of Lanark County. This spotlight will highlight what Lanark County is doing relating to homelessness, next week we will look into social housing projects and programs.

Lanark County is a service manager which means that...


Council Highlights - May 17, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 03:38 PM

Last night, the start of Council began with a procedural matter relating to a point of privilege. A point of privilege is a motion that can be made by any member of Council if they feel that the health, safety, or integrity of an individual or Council is being negatively impacted. Deputy Mayor Minnille rose on point of privilege stating that a breach of corporate policy and the Code of Conduct by Councillor Guerard negatively impacts the integrity of Council. As per the process, Mayor Lowry...

From the Office of the Mayor - May 15, 2022

Posted on Sunday, May 15, 2022 05:40 PM

This afternoon the Lanark OPP reported a drowning death in Blakeney. This is the second fatal call that the Mississippi Mills Fire Department has responded to in mere days, on the heels of a major 30-acre brush fire mid-week. 

On behalf of Council and the Municipality of Mississippi Mills, I extend my sincere condolences to the families of the victims from these tragic events. Please respect the privacy of the victims and their families while they are notified and while they mourn.

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Notice of Public Meeting-Zoning By-Law Amendment- June 7, 2022 at 6:00 pm-1562 Ramsay Conc 12 Rd

Posted on Friday, May 13, 2022 06:57 PM

TAKE NOTICE that a Public Meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at 6:00 p.m., virtually via Zoom in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills Municipal Office, 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte, Ontario, to consider a proposed Zoning By-law Amendment under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13. 

Please be advised that the Corporation of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills has received the following Zoning By-law Amendment request for the property legally described as...

Media Release: Fatal House Fire in Mississippi Mills

Posted on Friday, May 13, 2022 01:42 PM


 Yesterday evening, May 12, 2022 members of the Mississippi Mills Fire Department (MMFD) attended and contained a fatal house fire in Almonte.   

“On behalf of Council, I would like to express my sincere condolences to the family and friends of the victim,” said Mayor Christa Lowry. 

MMFD members responded to the scene, suppressed the fully engulfed structure, and performed search and rescue efforts.  The Municipality fully appreciates the efforts of...

Council Chamber in blue writing

Official Plan Amendment 29 - Prime Agricultural Area Designation (LEAR)

Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2022 02:50 PM

Official Plan Amendment 29 - Prime Agricultural Area Designation (LEAR)

During the next regular meeting of Committee of the Whole on Tuesday, May 17th members of Council will be discussing the follow-up report on the Official Plan Amendment 29, Zoning By-law Amendment Z-04-22- Prime Agricultural Area Designation (LEAR).  The report includes a recommendation to the Committee of the Whole for consideration. Also, attached to the report is a copy of all public comments submitted to the Municipality...