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Posted Thursday, November 08, 2018

Planet Youth, in collaboration with the Open Doors for Lanark Children and Youth Speaker Series is presenting an introduction to the Planet Youth prevention model, which was pioneered in Iceland more than 20 years ago. Since then, substance use among Icelandic youth has dropped from 48% to less than 5%. The approach has now been adopted in more than 40 countries worldwide. Planet Youth and Open Doors is committed to bringing this approach to life in Lanark County. To hear how this approach wo...

Posted Thursday, November 08, 2018

Denzil award xThe evening began with a Long Standing Service Award presented to Councillor Denzil Ferguson by MPP Randy Hillier on behalf of the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. The certificate recognizes Councillor Ferguson’s 25 years of service as a Councillor for Pakenham and Mississippi Mills. Congratulations Councillor Ferguson!   Council accepted the resignation of the Municipality’s CAO Ken Becking. Ken contributed to a number of ongoing projects during his time with the municip...

Posted Thursday, November 08, 2018

CLASS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT The Corporation of the Municipality of Mississippi Mills has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for the renewal of the Levi Bridge (Structure P-003) on 10th Concession Road, Pakenham, approximately 1.7km North of County Road 20. The existing single span steel girder bridge (with a concrete deck and steel railings), constructed circa 1950, is nearing the end of it useful lifespan and the Municipality is commencing the planning process for its reha...

Posted Wednesday, November 07, 2018

November 11, 2018 Pakenham, ON 10:45AM Start Coordinated by Pakenham Public School Location: Pakenham Cenotaph, Hwy 29 Pakenham K0A 2X0 Clayton, ON 11:00AM Start Coordinated by the Almonte Legion Location: Clayton Cenotaph, Tatlock R. Clayton ON K0A 1P0 Almonte, ON 2:00PM Start Coordinated by the Almonte Legion Location: Almonte Cenotaph, Bridge St. Almonte ON K0A 1A0   Important Notice: It has been 100 years since the treaty that ended the first world war. In honour of Armistices 100 &ndash...

Posted Wednesday, November 07, 2018

NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION CENTRE The Municipality of Mississippi Mills (the Municipality) is undertaking a planning process to assess alternative potable water storage solutions for the Almonte Ward, building upon recommendations from the related Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Master Plan (Almonte Ward) completed in 2012, and updated in 2018. While the Almonte Ward's potable water supply system has been operating in accordance with all applicable legislation and is generally achieving a...