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Notice of Public Meeting for Minor Variance Application - September 25, 2023 - 440 Van Dusen Street

Posted on Friday, September 08, 2023 04:31 PM

TAKE NOTICE that a Public Hearing will be held virtually via Zoom on Monday, September 25, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. to consider a proposed Minor Variance application under Section 45 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13.

Please be advised that the Municipality of Mississippi Mills has received the following Minor Variance application (details below) and an attached map identifies the location of the property and the area subject to this application.

File Number: D13-LEV-23

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Pilot Reimbursement Program for Non-Resident Aquatic Fees Coming to Mississippi Mills

Posted on Friday, September 08, 2023 04:08 PM

On September 5th, 2023, Council recognized the importance of aquatics programs to our residents of all ages and the barrier that is created by high fees. Mississippi Mills does not have a swimming pool and has relied on our neighbouring communities for this service. To make aquatics financially more accessible Council has set aside $25,000 for 2023 and 2024 to reimburse Mississippi Mills residents the additional fees they are charged at neighbouring swimming pools as non-residents.  

It will take...

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Firefighters' National Memorial Day is Sunday, September 10th

Posted on Friday, September 08, 2023 11:48 AM

The second Sunday in September is Firefighters' National Memorial Day. The commemoration date was established by the Parliament of Canada in 2017. Canadian flags at all federal buildings are flown at half-mast on this day, as are flags at all municipal facilities in Mississippi Mills honouring those who have fallen in the line of duty.

This is also a day to recognize firefighters in our own community and across Canada for their courage, selflessness, and unwavering commitment to serve their...

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Enjoy Live Exhibit of Traditional Textiles at Fibrefest

Posted on Friday, September 08, 2023 09:25 AM

Press Release - Mississippi Valley Textile Museum 

In collaboration with the Embassy of Mexico in Canada, the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum (MVTM) will present a fundraising event with a live exhibit of traditional Mexican dress, tapestries, and art on Saturday, September 9 between 6 and 9 p.m. at the Almonte Old Town Hall (14 Bridge St). For $25 a ticket, the Mexican textile collection of William Hodge and Robert Wylie will be modeled on the catwalk!

Admission to all three sites of Fibrefest...

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Health Unit Seeks Public Input on Strategic Plan

Posted on Thursday, September 07, 2023 03:10 PM

Press Release - Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit

The Leeds Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is seeking input into the development of their upcoming strategic plan. The plan is being developed this fall/winter and will set the direction of how the Health Unit does its work for the coming years.

 The Health Unit has hired the consulting company People Minded Business (PMB) to steer the development of a multi-year plan.

Partner organizations will be contacted directly by...

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Notice of Online Public Information Centre - Rehabilitation of Highway 7

Posted on Thursday, September 07, 2023 01:10 PM

Notice from McIntosh Perry 

Notice of Online Public Information Centre
Detail Design and Class Environmental Assessment for Resurfacing, Operational Improvements, Intersection Improvements and Structural Rehabilitations, Highway 7, Pauls Road to Carleton Place, Lanark County
G.W.P. 4293-15-00

The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) retained the services of McIntosh Perry Consulting Engineers Ltd. (McIntosh Perry) to carry out the Detail Design and Class Environmental Assessment for...

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Council Highlights - September 5th, 2023

Posted on Wednesday, September 06, 2023 02:42 PM

The results of the Mississippi Mills Bail Out Fundraiser were announced at Tuesday night’s meeting. The community came through to ‘bail out’ our council members by contributing a total of $905 in monetary donations and 315 lbs of food to benefit the Lanark County Food Bank – The Hunger Stop. The two-week campaign, in partnership with the Lanark County Ontario Provincial Police ran from August 16 to August 31. Four council members were ‘charged’ – Mayor Christa Lowry (over the limit caffeine...