New Website Soft Launch

Posted on Thursday, September 24, 2020 03:12 PM

Noticed something new about Mississippi Mills? We have a new website! Be sure to check it out at
The new and improved website launched this week and has been upgraded and made easier for you to use. We are in the early days and like all things new there is an adjustment period and some glitches to work out. It will take some time for items to update so we ask for your patience as we work through them. If you notice anything or have a comment, please reach out to the municipality...

Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing this Friday in Perth

Posted on Thursday, September 24, 2020 10:16 AM

A number of local health agencies have been working together to deliver services at the COVID-19 Assessment Centres in Lanark and are planning several options to increase capacity for testing in the area.

A “pop-up” (temporary) testing centre will be open this Friday, September 25 in Perth to help increase access to testing for the community and to reduce the pressure on the nearby COVID-19 Assessment Centres as more permanent solutions are being completed. Testing will be performed by community...

School Bus Stop Arm Camera

Posted on Thursday, September 24, 2020 09:04 AM

The province has recently introduced regulations governing the school bus stop arm camera programs. A school bus stop arm camera is a recording device that takes pictures of a motor vehicle that illegally passes a school bus while the school bus is stopped.

This new regulation allows municipalities to use evidence from camera systems in court without requiring witnesses.

For more information on the regulation please visit Ontario Regulation 424/20: School Bus Cameras

2021 Budget - Process and Timeline

Posted on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 03:21 PM

The municipality is at the beginning stages of reviewing the draft 2021 budget. Part of the process in 2021 is a revised schedule to allow for greater input from the public and aim to have the final budget developed and approved by the end of December 2020.

The Municipality will be engaging with the community through weekly educational pieces designed to help residents understand how their tax dollars are being spent, the legislative requirements, as well as the budget decision making process.


So you think you know your library

Posted on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:39 AM

Here are 77 things that perhaps you didn’t know!

BooksThe Mississippi Mills Public Library (MMPL) has:

  • a fantastic website: and an online catalogue – search & reserve books and DVDs from home!
  • a “Zoom room” for private video conferencing at the library
  • an online book club
  • disc golf Frisbees to lend – a 9-hole course is in Gemmill Park!
  • 1000s of movies & documentaries (DVDs) for adults and children at both Almonte & Pakenham branches. Movies in one branch can...