Festivals and events, canoeing and kayaking, cycling and hiking, trail-riding and snowmobiling, museums and genealogy, hockey and figure-skating, camping and golfing, music, artisans and farm-gate sales, ballparks and boat launches, shopping and studio tour's . . . there's always something for everyone in Lanark Highlands - your four-season destination!
Come and "Sense the Difference"!
NOTE: The Township Office will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Monday, October 12 and will reopen for regular business on Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Household Hazardous Waste
Posted on October 9, 2015
The collection site will be closing for the season on Monday, October 12, 2015.
We shall be reopening on the Victoria Day weekend in 2016
Thank you for your support.
Sale of Surplus Equipment
Posted on October 6, 2015
Sealed bids are welcomed on the following items
Tanker – 1988 International
Pumper – 1988 Ford
Pumper – 1977 GMC
Deadline for bids will be October 29th 2015. Bids will be opened at 2:15pm (est.) Oct 29th, 2015.
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JOB POSTING 2015-05: Fire/Waste Administrative Assistant
Posted on September 29, 2015
The Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking a qualified person to fulfill the full-time position of Fire/Waste Administrative Assistant.
Reporting to the Fire Chief and Public Works Superintendent, the Fire/Waste Assistant provides administrative support to the Fire and Waste functions. They are also responsible to provide support to the public works, planning and reception functions as required. A copy of the job description and specific qualifications can be found at www.lanarkhighlands.ca.
The ideal candidate must have post-secondary courses in office administration and working knowledge of Township legislation, policies and procedures. Word processing, spreadsheet, social media, database and GIS application expertise is required. Previous municipal experience would be considered an asset. We are seeking an enthusiastic employee who possesses the ability to deal with the public, various agencies and internal staff in a pleasant, positive and professional manner.
The Township offers competitive remuneration, including an excellent benefits package and OMERS pension. This is an O.P.S.E.U. unionized position with 2015 salary range of $20.03 to $24.83/hr based on a 37.5 hour work week.
If you are interested in this challenging career opportunity, please submit your detailed resume and cover letter in PDF format by email only to: email@example.com before 4 pm on Friday, October 16, 2015, referencing “Job Posting 2015-05 Fire/Waste Administrative Assistant”.
Township of Lanark Highlands
75 George Street, P. O. Box 340
Lanark, ON K0G 1K0
Click here to view a PDF version of this notice.
Click here to view the full job description.
WE THANK ALL APPLICANTS FOR THEIR INTEREST IN APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION AND ADVISE THAT ONLY CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED. LANARK HIGHLANDS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Note: Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. Questions about the collection of Information should be directed to the Deputy Clerk at the address indicated above.
French Line Bridge
Posted on September 11, 2015
The Public Works Department is pleased to report that the French Line Bridge is reopened for traffic. Thank you for your patience.
Fire Ban Lifted Effective June 2nd 2015
Posted on June 2, 2015
Please reactivate open air permits.
2015 Tax Rates
Posted on May 19, 2015
The 2015 tax rates, as approved through By-Law No. 2015-1330, are posted in the following link;
2015 Tax Rates
2015 DOG TAGS ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Posted on November 27, 2014
Please contact Stacey Knowles at 613-259-2398 ext 221 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
NEW ROAD EMERGENCY NUMBER
Posted on May 15, 2014
Effective immediately the number for reporting a road emergency has changed. Please note the new number:
Please call this number only in case of a road related emergency or potential danger that requires immediate attention. Responding to the pager requires Roads staff to interrupt their normal activity (i.e. snowplowing, grading etc…) to attend the service request. General requests for information will not be provided via this number.
2015 FIRE PERMITS
Posted on February 21, 2014
2015 Fire Permits Fire Permits are required from January 1st to the 31st day of December
2015 Fire Permits are available for sale at the township municipal office and local stores.
• Fire permits are require for all valid only for the year of issue
• Fire permits must be renewed prior to burning
• You must notify LHFS of any and all open air burning
Fire permits can be renewed in three ways;
1) Phone 613-259-2398 ext 500 or toll free 1-800-239-4695 ext 500
2) Fax: 613-259-5706 form is available at www.lanarkhighlands.ca
Volunteer Fire Fighters Required
The Lanark Highlands Fire Service is seeking applications from dedicated community minded men and women who are committed to training and responding to emergency calls 24 hours per day. Preference will be given to those who work within the Township and those who possess a class DZ license. Applications are available at the township municipal office, by calling 613 259-2398 or can be found below.
Click here to view the application (PDF).