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Highlights of the January 11, 2022, Council Meeting

Last night, Mississippi Mills Council held their first meeting of 2022. During the meeting Council unanimously approved the renaming of the Almonte Community Centre to the John Levi Community Centre. Details for an official unveiling ceremony announcement will be made public in the near future, please refer back to the municipal website or Facebook page for the most up to date information.

In accordance with the approved strategic plan and in alignment with Mississippi Mills’ organization chart Mississippi Mills Council approves hiring of three (3) new positions; Deputy Treasurer, Director of Protective Services and a Communications Assistant.

Mississippi Mills Council approved the tender for the Downtown Infrastructure Renewal Project to Thomas Cavanagh Construction in the amount of $5,564,000.00 (HST Not Included). Work is expected to commence in May 2022. Before any work begins, staff will bring forward a report to Committee of the Whole with additional details.

The following items were heard by the Committee of the Whole and will be brought forward at an upcoming Council meeting for final approval:

  • Exemption for Draft Plan Condominium Approval (Mill St.)
  • Municipal Grants 2022 report #3
  • MRPC and 28 Mill St. fund allocation
  • Notice of Motion – Davison Cresent

 The municipal office at 3131 Old Perth Road is only open to the public for payments and for scheduled appointments only. Only one (1) person is permitted at the front desk at a time, and all members of the public are required to wear a face mask while in the building. Staff will continue to check emails and voice messages regularly to continue to serve residents; please allow additional time for a response. Water samples can be dropped off at the Almonte Library branch. Payments and documents can continue to be dropped off in our secure dropbox/safe at the back of the municipal office.

 Upcoming Meetings:

 -       Virtual Regular meeting of Council and Committee of the Whole – January 25th, 2021, at 6 p.m.

-       Virtual Regular meeting of Council and Committee of the Whole – February 1st, 2021, at 6 p.m.