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Council Highlights: October 5, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, October 06, 2021 03:43 PM

Highlights of the October 5th, 2021, Council Meeting

Council approved the 2021 Water and Wastewater rate study. This study prepared by Watson’s and Associates was brought forward by Acting Director of Public Works Cory Smith and replaces the 2015 Water and Wastewater Rate Study. It outlined how Mississippi Mills water and wastewater rates compare to surrounding municipalities, and set the rate increases for the next 10 years.

Council appoints a new Chief Building Official. Mark Jeffery has been...

Mississippi Mills Art Romp October 9th and 10th

Posted on Monday, October 04, 2021 10:42 AM

This Thanksgiving weekend, take a romp through the colourful and historic backroads of Mississippi Mills to enjoy three – yes, three – art tours in one special event! On October 9 and 10, the Mississippi Mills Art Romp will combine the artistic expressions of the Maple Run Tour, the Crown and Pumpkin Studio Tour, and Art in the Attic. Over 40 artists and artisans will welcome you to heritage buildings, unique shops, a craft brewery, and even a Christmas tree farm, as well as individual artist studios...

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Fire Prevention Week 2021

Posted on Sunday, October 03, 2021 08:00 AM

Get Loud! And “Learn the Sound of Fire Safety™”

Fire Prevention Week 2021: October 3- 9

 

Fire Prevention Week runs from October 3-9 and the Mississippi Mills Fire Department is urging everyone in Mississippi Mills to Get Loud! and “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™”.

The law requires every home in Ontario to have working smoke alarm on every storey and outside all sleeping areas.  However, too often fatal fires in Ontario occur in homes where there were no working smoke...

Notice of Public Meeting - Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment - Tuesday, October 19 2021

Posted on Thursday, September 30, 2021 04:25 PM

TAKE NOTICE that a Public Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills, 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte, Ontario, to consider a proposed Zoning By-law Amendment under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13.  The Zoning By-law Amendment application concerns the property at 913 Quarry Road (legally described as CON 6 W PT LOTS 3 AND 4 RP;27R6172 PARTS 2 TO 13, Ramsay Ward).

AND TAKE NOTICE that the Municipality continues...

STATEMENT FROM THE MAYOR National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Commitments and Actions

Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 06:48 PM

On the eve of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, I’d like to share a few words and provide some updates to you.   Over the last number of months, we have experienced heartbreaking and sobering events as we have learned in undeniable terms the true legacy of the Residential Schools. An uncomfortable truth is that these Residential Schools are not part of our distant past. The last Residential School in Canada closed in 1996. I graduated from High School in 1997.

The Government of...