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Affordable Housing Spotlight #5

Posted on Thursday, June 09, 2022 11:06 AM

HouseAffordable Housing Spotlight #5 – Lanark County Part 2

Affordable Housing Spotlight #4 looked into what Lanark County does to support the homelessness programs. This week we are focusing on what Lanark County is responsible for when it comes to subsidized housing and distributing funding from provincial and federal governments.

Every year, the social services department releases a report to County Council that reviews housing and homelessness initiatives and levels in Lanark County. This report went...

Council Highlights - June 7, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, June 08, 2022 10:50 AM

 Council

Last night, the start of Council began with a procedural matter relating to a point of privilege. A point of privilege is a motion that can be made by any member of Council if they feel that the health, safety, or integrity of an individual or Council is being negatively impacted. Councillor Dalgity rose on point of privilege stating that a breach of corporate policy and the Code of Conduct by Councillor Guerard negatively impacts the integrity of Council. As per the process, Mayor Lowry ruled...

Mayor Lowry with 5 members of Shriners International

Shriners International 150 Anniversary

Posted on Monday, June 06, 2022 04:41 PM

At the May 17, 2022 council meeting Mississippi Mills Council declared June 6th, 2022 as Shriners 150 Anniversary Day.

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, Shriners International is a well-known fraternity dedicated towards fun, fellowship and philanthropy with 200,000 members belonging to over 200 chapters throughout Canada, the United States, Mexico, Republic of Panama, Philippines, Europe and South America; and

WHEREAS, its members support 27 Children’s Hospitals and Treatment Centres, including a hospital...

Mississippi Mills Council Chamber

2022 Municipal Elections Nominations

Posted on Friday, June 03, 2022 03:25 PM

2022 Mississippi Mills Municipal Elections – Nominations Open

Nominations for Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Councillors and School Board Trustees run until August 19th. 

The 2022 Mississippi Mills Municipal Elections are being held this October. Qualifying individuals can run for:

  • Mayor
  • Deputy Mayor
  • Councillor for Almonte Ward (2 positions)
  • Councillor for Pakenham Ward
  • Councillor for Ramsay Ward (2 positions)
  • School Board Trustees for French and English public and separate boards

Council positions...

Lanark County

Lanark County Media Release: Silver Chain Challenge

Posted on Friday, June 03, 2022 01:29 PM

LANARK COUNTY MEDIA RELEASE

Lanark County rises to Silver Chain Challenge!
Lanark County is looking to beat its third-place finish in eastern Ontario in the annual Silver Chain Challenge – and you can help!
The Silver Chain Challenge began as a friendly competition between the local municipalities in Lanark County about 10 years ago and is intended to inspire and promote more active, safer and healthier communities. Participants (all of us!) are invited to walk, run, bike and wheel on trails and...