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Temporary Closure of OVRT for ATVs Only

Posted on Friday, November 20, 2020 06:27 PM

NOTICE: To facilitate construction a portion of the Ottawa Valley Rail Trail (OVRT) in Almonte will be closed to ATV traffic from November 24 to December 4, 2020 (Weekdays)  6:00AM to 6:00PM

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Questions contact.:

Cory Smith 
613-256-2064 ext. 229

Council Highlights - Nov 17, 2020

Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 04:41 PM

Tuesday night’s Council meeting began with a Building Permit Activity report from January 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020. The report summarized the number of permits issued (326), new dwellings (147), value of work (approx. $58.9 million) and fees collected (approx. $531 thousand) for the 3rd quarter of 2020. The number of permits issued, and new dwellings is comparable to 2018 and higher than 2017 and 2019.

Council has approved an amendment to the Development Charges Background Study and By-law....

Mississippi Mills 2020 Christmas Decorating Contest and Interactive Map

Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 04:33 PM

The Municipality of Mississippi Mills plans to recognize the very best in holiday decorations throughout the community! We want to see  your best Clark Griswold impersonations. There could even be a reward for your efforts !

We may not have Light Up the Night this year but that doesn't mean we can't Light Up Our Town.  We are excited to have partnered with Tavis and Jacob of “What’s Happening in Mississippi Mills” to offer an interactive map! The map will allow people to register their homes so...

Nov 24 - Special Committee of the Whole BUDGET Meeting

Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 03:17 PM

Council will hold a Special Committee of the Whole BUDGET meeting on Tuesday November 24, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

To access the agenda please visit: and click on the meeting date in the calendar.

Due to space restrictions and social distancing requirements, 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.

2021 Budget - Long-Term Financing (Debt)

Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 10:43 AM

Similar to how you would consider a loan or debt if you didn’t have the cash to pay for a new home or vehicle, the Municipality also has to make decisions as to how to pay for asset replacement if the cash is not readily available and it can’t wait until it is.

It's important to keep in mind that the Municipality’s cost for asset replacements can be in the range of hundreds of thousands of dollars to millions of dollars and the Municipality often does not have the money saved in reserves when...

Media Release, Health Unit - November Municipal Update

Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 09:08 AM

November 18, 2020

Provincial COVID-19 Response Framework

On November 3, 2020 the provincial government announced the Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework. The Framework categorizes public health unit regions into one of five categories depending on the level of COVID-19 infection in the community. The level of COVID-19 infection in the community is determined by the rate of new cases during a two week period, the percent of positive COVID -19 tests, outbreaks in long-term care, health system...

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting - 219 Paterson Street (Zoning)

Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:35 AM

TAKE NOTICE that a Public Meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 6:00 p.m., in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills Council Chambers, 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte, Ontario, to consider a proposed Official Plan Amendment under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P. 13. 

THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of the Zoning By-law Amendment application is to change the zoning of the proposed subject property from "Development" (D) Zone to "Community Facility Subzone Exception" (I-X)...