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Special Library Board Committee of the Whole Meeting - March 23, 2021

Posted on Friday, March 19, 2021 01:43 PM

A Special Library Board Committee of the Whole meeting will be held on Tuesday March 23, 2021 at 2:30 pm.
To access the agendas please visit:  and click on the meeting date in the calendar. 
Council Chambers are still closed to the public however meetings will be livestreamed on the municipal website. To access the livestream please click on the link above.

Overland Flooding

It's Time to Make Sure You're Flood Ready

Posted on Friday, March 19, 2021 12:35 PM

Why do you need to be Flood Ready?

Overland flooding happens when water flows overland and seeps into buildings through windows, doors and cracks. Floods are one of the most frequent and costly natural hazards in Canada. Floods have affected hundreds of thousands of Canadians and cause millions of dollars in damages each year.

Being Flood Ready can save money, properties and lives. The following are just a few of the reasons to make sure you're prepared for overland flooding events.

  1. Residential overland...

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:

In accordance with the OVRT Trail...