Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2022 04:31 PM
Affordable Housing Spotlight #4 – Lanark County
Lanark County is the upper tier municipality in our area and plays a different role than us when it comes to affordable housing and social housing. All programs, subsidies and projects relating to social housing is the responsibility of Lanark County. This spotlight will highlight what Lanark County is doing relating to homelessness, next week we will look into social housing projects and programs.
Lanark County is a service manager which means that...
Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 03:38 PM
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. Deputy Mayor Minnille 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...
Posted on Sunday, May 15, 2022 05:40 PM
This afternoon the Lanark OPP reported a drowning death in Blakeney. This is the second fatal call that the Mississippi Mills Fire Department has responded to in mere days, on the heels of a major 30-acre brush fire mid-week.
On behalf of Council and the Municipality of Mississippi Mills, I extend my sincere condolences to the families of the victims from these tragic events. Please respect the privacy of the victims and their families while they are notified and while they mourn.
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Posted on Friday, May 13, 2022 06:57 PM
TAKE NOTICE that a Public Meeting will be held virtually on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at 6:00 p.m., virtually via Zoom in the Municipality of Mississippi Mills Municipal Office, 3131 Old Perth Road, Almonte, Ontario, to consider a proposed Zoning By-law Amendment under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13.
Please be advised that the Corporation of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills has received the following Zoning By-law Amendment request for the property legally...
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2022 01:42 PM
FATAL HOUSE FIRE IN MISSISSIPPI MILLS May 12, 2022
Yesterday evening, May 12, 2022 members of the Mississippi Mills Fire Department (MMFD) attended and contained a fatal house fire in Almonte.
“On behalf of Council, I would like to express my sincere condolences to the family and friends of the victim,” said Mayor Christa Lowry.
MMFD members responded to the scene, suppressed the fully engulfed structure, and performed search and rescue efforts. The Municipality fully...