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Highlights of the March 16, 2021 Council Meeting

Posted on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 06:27 PM

The meeting began with a moment of silent meditation to reflect on the impacts of Covid-19 felt across the globe and in our own community over the past year. Mississippi Mills will be recognizing the significant local losses due to COVID-19 on March 31st by lowering the flags.

Consultants presented amendments to the Development Charges By-law and additional uses for the Mississippi Mills Business Park in Almonte. Council will decide on these changes at the April 6 meeting.  Public comments...

Health Unit - Class Order Issued for Perth and Smiths Falls

Posted on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 02:35 PM

March 16, 2021

Health Unit Issues Class Order for Perth and Smiths Falls in Response to Increase of COVID-19 in West Lanark County

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit has detected a significant increase of COVID-19 in West Lanark County with 36 active cases in the communities of Perth, Smiths Falls, Tay Valley and Lanark Highlands – most cases are in Smiths Falls and Perth.  Public health has contacted individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 and their close contacts...

Lanark County - Temporary Closure of OVRT to Motorized Vehicles

Posted on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 05:12 PM

Spring will be upon us in just a few short days and with this comes warmer temperatures, melting snow, rain and mud!!

As a result, effective immediately (Tuesday, March 16, 2021), the OVRT (Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail) is closed to motorized vehicles until early April to allow for the trail to dry out. Your patience is appreciated!

Spring Closure Notice can be found here: https://www.lanarkcounty.ca/en/roads-trails-and-transit/recreational-trails.aspx

In accordance with the OVRT Trail...

Notice of Public Meeting Tues. April 6, 2021 at 6:00pm -Proposed Amendment to Remove Holding Symbol

Posted on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 01:07 PM

TAKE NOTICE that a by-law will be before Council to remove a holding symbol on Tuesday, April 6th, 2021 at 6:00 p.m., in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills Council Chambers, 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte, Ontario, for a Zoning By-law Amendment passed under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13.  The application concerns the property known municipally as 143 Marshall Street.

AND TAKE NOTICE that as the Province of Ontario declared a State of Emergency and continues...

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Health Unit - Area Booking and Eligibility for COVID-19 Vaccine

Posted on Monday, March 15, 2021 02:14 PM

Media Release

March 15, 2021

The Health Unit’s COVID-19 Distribution and Administration Roll Out Plan identifies the approximate times when people in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark can receive the vaccine. This plan aligns with the Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan.

 

Who is eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine in LGL now and how do they book an appointment?

As of March 15, 2021 the following groups are eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccine:

  • Health Care Worker – Highest Priority*
  • Health...