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Frequently Asked Questions about Expanding Urban Boundaries

Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 02:18 PM

The Municipality is in the Process of Expanding Urban Settlement Boundaries for Almonte

You may have heard the Municipality of Mississippi Mills has begun the process of an urban boundaries review for Almonte. There are Open Houses and Public Meetings coming up that you can be a part of. For more information on getting involved in the formal process visit: Mississippi Mills Public Engagement Information Page  

You may be wondering what expanding Almonte boundaries means for...

Message from the Mayor - Planning Together for Growth and Change

Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 12:10 PM

One of my goals as Mayor is to provide information to residents on important issues. I want to ensure you are informed and aware of ways to participate and share your views.

In 2021, we will be having conversations and making decisions about growth:  Where do we grow? How do we grow? What’s important to our community today and down the road?  How do we preserve our rural and small-town charm?  How do we address housing supply, intensification and affordability?  Do we have enough...

Ontario News Release: Second Provincial Emergency Declared

Posted on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 04:24 PM

Ontario News Release

Ontario Declares Second Provincial Emergency to Address COVID-19 Crisis and Save Lives

January 12, 2021

Province Issues Stay-at-Home Order and Introduces Enhanced Enforcement Measures to Reduce Mobility

TORONTO - In response to a doubling in COVID-19 cases over the past two weeks, the real and looming threat of the collapse of the province's hospital system and alarming risks posed to long-term care homes as a result of high COVID-19 transmission rates, the Ontario...

Media Release, Lanark County - Emergency Child Care

Posted on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 03:06 PM

January 11, 2021

Lanark County has partnered to provide child care for school aged children of essential service workers during lockdown


Lanark County has received authorization from the Province of Ontario to open three licensed child care centres to provide care for school aged children of essential service workers during the lockdown. The Child Development Centre operated by the Town of Smiths Falls, TayCare Children’s Centre in Perth operated by Tayside Community Residential and Support...

Lanark County - Housing and Homelessness Special Meeting

Posted on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 01:34 PM

Are you interested in learning more about Social Housing and Homelessness within Lanark County? 

On Wednesday January 13, 2021 following the County Council, Community Services, and Corporate Services meetings starting at 5pm, the County of Lanark is having a Special Community Services Committee presentation regarding an update on housing and homelessness. The presentation includes information on the 10 year plan, program overview, funding, activities, CMHC programs, and options available.