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Official Plan Amendment 29 - Prime Agricultural Area Designation (LEAR)

Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2022 02:50 PM

Official Plan Amendment 29 - Prime Agricultural Area Designation (LEAR)

During the next regular meeting of Committee of the Whole on Tuesday, May 17th members of Council will be discussing the follow-up report on the Official Plan Amendment 29, Zoning By-law Amendment Z-04-22- Prime Agricultural Area Designation (LEAR).  The report includes a recommendation to the Committee of the Whole for consideration. Also, attached to the report is a copy of all public comments submitted to the Municipality...

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Mississippi Mills is Hiring

Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 09:17 AM

LIVESTOCK EVALUATORS The Corporation of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills is currently seeking individuals to serve in the community as a Livestock Evaluator. The OMAFRA Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program provides that the Council of a municipality shall appoint one or more persons as evaluators of livestock and poultry. The responsibilities of a livestock evaluator include having a working knowledge of the Ontario Wildlife Damage Compensation Program, investigating incidences of...

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Affordable Housing Spotlight 3

Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 04:00 PM

Affordable Housing – Spotlight #3 This year, Mississippi Mills has taken a proactive approach to help support the development of both market and not-for-profit affordable housing in our community. To help, Council approved seven initiatives to help remove barriers to affordable housing development, increase housing stock and reduce the upfront costs. The 7 initiatives in Mississippi Mills are: 1.    Housing First Pilot Project – Housing First is a strategy where the number one goal is to provide...

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2022 Change to Water Billing Cycles

Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 03:24 PM

Change to Water Billing Cycles

 For 2022, Mississippi Mills Water/Sewer users will be billed for 6 billing periods.  The annual per unit base charge of $658.64 (2022 rates) will be pro-rated for the number of months in each billing period.  The 2022 billing periods and base charge per period will be as follows: 



# Months

Base Charge


Jan 1 – Mar 31 2022




Apr 1 – Apr 30 2022




May 1 – Jun 30 2022




Jul 1 – Aug 30 2022




Sep 1 – Oct 31 2022




Nov 1 – Dec 31 2022

Half Loads Lifted Effective Monday, May 9

Posted on Monday, May 09, 2022 11:24 AM

Mississippi Mills has lifted the restricted loads on all Municipal roads and streets
effective Monday, May 9, 2022

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EP Week 2022: Using Technology During a Disaster

Posted on Saturday, May 07, 2022 08:00 AM

May 7, 2022

Technology is fully integrated in our day-to-day life. We rely on it to keep in touch with our colleagues, friends and family at the click of a button. Have you considered what happens in the event of a major emergency? Recent natural and human caused events have taught us that resilient communications are vital to saving lives. Here are some tips on how to use technology in an emergency:

  • If possible, use non-voice channels like text messaging, email or social media. These use less...

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EP Week 2022: Create an Emergency Kit

Posted on Friday, May 06, 2022 08:00 AM

May 6, 2022

Your emergency kit should be organized, accessible, portable, and everyone in the household should know where to find it.  In an emergency, you may be without power or tap water. The kit should contain everything you and your family will need to stay safe and comfortable for up to 72 hours and should be assembled considering the specific needs of your family members. All of the contents of your kit should be checked twice a year (to verify expiry dates on food, water and medications,...