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Mississippi Mills Drinking Water System Q4 2023 Update

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 08:30 AM


Staff responded to several customer service inquiries this quarter and repaired three watermain breaks. With the onset of winter weather, early in Q4 staff installed hydrant markers to ensure that hydrants are visible for emergency and snow removal crews.

The monthly operating limit is the legislative limit for our drinking water system. The average monthly consumption during Q4 was approximately 39% of the operating limit.

The graph below shows an 18-month trend of drinking water usage...

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Public Notice – Temporary Speed Limit Reduction on Main Street in Almonte

Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 10:47 AM

Please be advised of a temporary reduction of the speed limit on Main Street in Almonte, specifically between Martin Street and Union Street.

In accordance with the delegated authority granted to the Director of Roads and Public Works, effective February 13, 2024, the new temporary speed limit for the street will be 30 km/h.

This reduction has been put in place as a proactive measure to enhance the safety of both pedestrians and motorists in the designated area, and to allow for the placement of...

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Main Street Reopened to Alternating Two-Way Traffic – Temporary Traffic Lights Installed

Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 10:44 AM

The Municipality of Mississippi Mills has reopened Main Street to alternating two-way traffic, effective February 13, 2024.

Following the completion of temporary stabilization works at 38 Main Street East (Dungarvon Building), the exclusionary zone has been reduced to allow for the opening of one lane. To permit both eastbound and westbound traffic to use this lane, it will be open with temporary traffic lights to facilitate alternating two-way traffic. Union Street North will remain closed...

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Aquatic Reimbursement Program Resumes February 20, 2024

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024 04:00 PM

The Municipality's Aquatic Reimbursement Pilot Program is returning February 20, 2024.

This program provide residents of Mississippi Mills with reimbursement for the difference between resident and non-resident fees charged for the use of aquatic programs in Carleton Place, Arnprior or West-Ottawa.

Receipts dating back from January 1, 2024 are eligible to be submitted for reimbursement once the pilot program reopens.

To access the online reimbursement form, visit:

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Notice of Public Meeting – February 28, 2024 – Lanark County SCOPA #12 (Mississippi Mills LEAR)

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024 02:43 PM

PLEASE NOTE: This is the Public Meeting rescheduled from January 24, 2024.

TAKE NOTICE that a Virtual Public Meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 28th at 7:00 p.m., with respect to the following amendment: Proposed Amendment No. 12 to the Lanark County Sustainable Communities Official Plan (SCOPA#12), County of Lanark File No. 0900-OP-23002.

The Municipality of Mississippi Mills has adopted Amendment No. 29 to the Community Official Plan (COPA #29) to designate Prime Agricultural Areas...

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Mississippi Mills Organizations to Receive Over $40,000 in 2024 Municipal Grants Program

Posted on Friday, February 09, 2024 02:27 PM

Mississippi Mills will distribute over $40,000 to community groups and organizations in 2024 through the Municipal Grants program.

Council approved the 2024 allotments during their February 6 meeting in the amount of $42,550. In the 2024 budget, Council increased funding for the annual grant program by $8,137.70 (26%) over 2023. 

“Community organizations and volunteer groups contribute in such a significant way to the quality of life and well-being of our community,” stated Mayor Christa Lowry....

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Applications Open for Mississippi Mills Community Appointee to Lanark County OPP Detachment Board

Posted on Wednesday, February 07, 2024 05:14 PM

The new Community Safety and Policing Act, 2019 for the Province of Ontario comes into effect April 1, 2024. 

The Municipality of Mississippi Mills is recruiting one (1) resident to be a Community Appointee to the Lanark County OPP Detachment Board for a term commencing April 1, 2024 and expiring November 15, 2026. This position is an opportunity for a qualified resident to determine objectives and priorities for the Lanark County OPP Detachment to enhance the quality of life and ensure the...