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Mill of Kintail

MVCA Seeks Public Input for Future of Mill of Kintail Museum

Posted on Thursday, April 22, 2021 08:52 AM

April 21, 2021 A special advisory committee (SAC) struck by Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority (MVCA) has submitted its report to the MVCA Board of Directors with three options for the future of the Mill of Kintail Museum.  Co-chaired by Board members Christa Lowry, Mayor of Mississippi Mills and Jeff Atkinson, Councillor from Carleton Place, the Committee has met several times since Bill 108, the More Homes, More Choice Act, directed Ontario’s 36 conservation authorities (CAs) to...

Fire Department

Partial Fire Ban

Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 04:47 PM

The Mississippi Mills Fire Department (MMFD) has changed the burning status to a Partial Burn Ban.  The Partial Burn Ban will permit campfires in the Municipality in areas that are permitted to burn.  Almonte and Pakenham residents remain in a restricted burn area.

NOTE:  The Partial Burn Ban continues to restrict the use of burn barrels and the burning of brush piles and yard waste.

The Burn Permit system will notify users that only campfires are permitted during the partial burn...

From the Office of the Mayor - Update: Planning Together for Growth and Change

Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 03:24 PM

April 19, 2021

Earlier this year, I shared an overview of several important projects and planning processes that will be taking place.  These projects all relate to how we will grow and change as a community in the years ahead.  For the full overview, please see my message from January 13, 2021 – Planning Together for Growth and Change.  

A priority for me as your Mayor is to provide information to residents on important matters and to ensure you are informed and aware of ways...

Volunteer Week

Volunteer Week - April 18 to 24, 2021

Posted on Monday, April 19, 2021 03:13 PM

This week is National Volunteer Week!

National Volunteer Week is  a week that is celebrated across Canada which promotes and applauds volunteers throughout the country.

"The National Volunteer Week theme for 2021, The Value of One, The Power of Many, reflects on the awe-inspiring acts of kindness by millions of individuals AND the magic that happens when we work together towards a common purpose. This past year, we have seen people supporting family, friends, neighbours, and strangers,...

OPA 29

Frequently Asked Questions - OPA 29 Prime Agricultural Area Designation Review

Posted on Friday, April 16, 2021 03:32 PM

 The Municipality is currently conducting a review of its Agricultural designation in our Community Official Plan!

Referred to as Official Plan Amendment 29 (OPA 29), this project consists of a systematic review of the agricultural areas throughout Mississippi Mills. This review uses an approach known as Land Evaluation and Area Review (LEAR).

If you have questions about the LEAR study and related Official Plan Amendment No. 29, please see below for the most frequently asked questions regarding...