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March 31st, A Somber Anniversary, A Day to Honour & Hope

Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021 04:52 PM


In a world where we receive an endless stream of news and constantly adapt to changes, we often have little space or time for meaningful reflection. On March 31st the Municipality of Mississippi Mills is creating an intentional space and time for our community to reflect. It is a day to honour those lost, reflect on our own experiences over the last year and remind everyone there is hope and light.

March 31st is a somber anniversary. This day marks one year since our...

Charles Gillan

From the Office of the Mayor - Charles Gillan

Posted on Friday, March 26, 2021 03:33 PM

It is with sadness that I share that former Reeve of Pakenham Charles (Charlie) Gillan died last night at age 95.  Mr. Gillan proudly served as Warden of Lanark County in 1982 and is remembered as a great and fair Reeve for the former Township of Pakenham and as a strong and vocal County Warden. 

Through his service on Council and as a long-standing community member, Mr. Gillan was a promoter and catalyst for many projects in the Pakenham area including the Stewart Community Centre, Linda Lowe...

Tree Planting

Exciting Development Coming for the Mississippi Mills Business Park in Almonte

Posted on Thursday, March 25, 2021 05:14 PM

The Municipality of Mississippi Mills will soon begin work towards the development of phase 3 of the Mississippi Mills Business Park. The work involved includes the installation of a new 350 meter section of roadway with full municipal services. Expanding our Business Park will allow businesses to build or expand in our Municipality resulting eventually in additional job opportunities close to home.

In order to facilitate this work, the Municipality will be removing some trees along the...

OPA 22

March 25th Official Plan Amendment (OPA) 22 - Almonte Settlement Area Boundary Review

Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 06:28 PM

This Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., there will be a Special Committee of the Whole meeting for Planning items which include the Official Plan Amendment (OPA) 22 - Almonte Settlement Area Boundary Review. A report with recommendations will be presented to the Committee of the Whole (comprised of Council) at this meeting. Council will have the opportunity to discuss the report and ask questions of the Planning Consultant, Marc Rivet with J.L.Richards. The results of the meeting will not...

Local Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic

Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 05:30 PM

With the addition of a Vaccination Clinic to the Covid-19 assessment and testing services offered on-site at the Almonte General Hospital, there has been a great deal of excitement along with many questions from residents.

A collaborative team of staff and physicians from the Almonte General Hospital (AGH), Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital (CPDMH), Lanark County Paramedic Service and the Ottawa Valley Family Health Team is working alongside the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District...

Health Unit - Small Drinking Water System, Seasonal Re-Opening Notice

Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 02:08 PM

As the warmer weather is approaching, we would like to remind all owners of seasonal small drinking water systems that if your small drinking water system has been shut down for a period of more than 60 days, Ontario Regulation 319/08 has the following requirements:  

Prior to supplying water to the public for this coming season please ensure that the following is completed:

a)     A drinking water sample is taken and tested for Escherichia coli (e.coli) and total coliforms.

b)     You have received...

Health Unit - Pausing Some Services to Manage COVID-19 Cases and Vaccine Distribution

Posted on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 01:48 PM


March 22, 2021

Health Unit Pausing Some Services to Manage COVID-19 Cases and Vaccine Distribution

The Health Unit will pause some services until April 9, 2021 to be able to effectively manage and contact trace positive cases of COVID-19, and to continue with the COVID-19 vaccine roll out. “This temporary change allows us to focus on managing the high volume of COVID-19 cases and high risk contacts while continuing to move forward with our COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan” explains...