Sense the Difference

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"!




MUNICIPAL OFFICE CLOSED
Thursday July 24th 2014
10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Posted on July 22, 2014

Please be advised that the municipal office shall be closed on Thursday July 24th, 2014 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm so that all staff may attend the funeral service for Donald Melanson.

I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding in this matter.

Rob Wittkie
Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk
Township of Lanark Highlands

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OPP Billing Reform
Posted on July 18, 2014

14-07-09 OPP Billing Reform - Call to Action Letter to Residents

14-07-09 Sample letter to Premier Wynne re OPP Billing Model

14-03-18 OPP Billing Reform Council Motion

14-03-07 Auditors Report OPP Billing Reform




REQUEST FOR TENDER
Surface Treatment Paul Drive

Posted on July 11, 2014

The Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking proposals from qualified firms/individuals to provide surface treatment for a section of Paul Drive.

Copies of the Request for Tender (RFT) may be picked up at the Township of Lanark Highlands Municipal Office and may also be found on the Township website.

Deadline for submission of the proposals is 2:00 PM August 8th, 2014. Tenders will be opened at 2:15 PM August 8th, 2014.

The Township of Lanark Highlands reserves the right to reject any or all Tenders at its sole discretion.

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Click here to view the full tender and form.




Request for Proposal
Preparation of a Development Charges Study and By-law

Posted on July 11, 2014

The Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking proposals to provide professional services to prepare a Development Charges Background Study and By-law.

Copies of the Request for Proposal (RFP) may be picked up at the Township of Lanark Highlands Municipal Office and may also be found on the Township website.

Deadline for submission of the proposals is 12:00 p.m. (noon) August 1st, 2014.

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Click here to view the full RFP.




NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PURSUANT TO SECTION 45 OF THE PLANNING ACT, R.S.O. 1990
APPLICATION FOR MINOR VARIANCE
Marjorie Morrison

Posted on July 8, 2014

Meeting Date and Time: Tuesday August 5, 2014 at 2:30pm

Meeting Location: Municipal Office, 75 George Street, Lanark Ontario

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PURSUANT TO SECTION 45 OF THE PLANNING ACT, R.S.O. 1990
APPLICATION FOR MINOR VARIANCE
Patrick and Eloise Kelly

Posted on July 8, 2014

Meeting Date and Time: Tuesday August 5, 2014 at 2:30pm

Meeting Location: Municipal Office, 75 George Street, Lanark Ontario

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
Engineering Services

Posted on July 3, 2014

The Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking proposals from qualified firms/individuals to supply expertise in preparing tender documents, submitting applications, providing construction inspection and contract administration services for work on the Galbraith Bridge.

Copies of the Request for Proposal (RFP) may be picked up at the Township of Lanark Highlands Municipal Office and may also be found on the Township website.

Deadline for submission of the proposals is 4:00 PM August 1st, 2014.

Click here to view the full RFP.

CM-13-0176 - 2013 Bridge Inspection Report




Public Meeting Notice
Application for a Temporary Use Zoning By-law Amendment

Posted on June 26, 2014

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Planning Department of the Township of Lanark Highlands has received an Application for a Temporary Use Zoning By-law Amendment;

AND THAT the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands will hold a PUBLIC MEETING on the 5th of August, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at the Municipal Complex, 75 George Street Lanark ON, for the purpose of considering a proposed temporary use zoning by-law amendment under Sections 34 and 39 of the Planning Act.

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
ASSET MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Posted on June 6, 2014

The Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking proposals from qualified vendors to supply and install software that will allow staff to record and maintain the township’s tangible capital asset inventory.

The RFP will close on July 4th 2014 at 12:00 noon local time.

The RFP documentation can be obtained by contacting

Robert Bunker, Treasurer at 613-259-2398 ext. 225 or rbunker@lanarkhighlands.ca or by clicking here.




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:

1-613-264-7329

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.




FINAL Integrated Waste Management Plan /Waste Recycling Strategy
Posted on April 8, 2014

In March 2014 Council adopted an updated Integrated Waste Management Plan which sets out goals to increase diversion of blue box materials over the next 15 years, and explores different options to help meet these goals. The Plan includes a Waste Recycling Strategy as Appendix A, and the Blue Box Promotion & Education Plan as Appendix C

You can read the document here.

You can provide feedback on the document or ask questions by emailing Cathie Green here or phone (613)259-2398 Ext. 249




Notice of Study Completion
Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for the replacement of the French Line Bridge

Posted on April 4, 2014

The Township of Lanark Highlands has undertaken a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for the replacement of the French Line Bridge located on French Line Road, approximately 2.5km northwest of Highway 511. The existing single span, pony truss bridge constructed in 1945 is nearing the end of its lifespan and the Township intends to proceed with the replacement of the bridge in the summer/fall of 2014. The project is being planned in accordance with the latest edition of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Manual, as a Schedule “B” undertaking.

The Township has decided to tender the project as a road closure at the bridge during construction, however, included in the tender will be provisional items for the construction and removal of a temporary crossing. Upon receipt of the tender bid submissions and review of the applicable cost of a detour at the bridge, the Township will decide if they will be proceeding with the construction of a temporary crossing, or if a closure of French Line Road will be utilized during construction.

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PUBLIC NOTICE
Road Closing

Posted on February 28, 2014

A portion of the unopened road allowance between Part Lot 5 and 6, Concession 4. Geographic Township of Darling. Parts 1, 2, 3, Plan 27R5537

Click here for further information.




NOTICE
2014 Reduced Load Period-all Township Roads

Posted on February 27, 2014

Take notice that reduced load restrictions (five (5) tonnes per axle) will be in force on all Township Roads effective Monday, March 10th, 2014. The reduced load period is necessary for the protection of all Township Roads which are susceptible to damage during the spring thaw. The restriction will be removed when the likelihood of road damage has diminished. For enquiries about reduced loads please contact The Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands Public Works Department at 613-259-2398




2014 FIRE PERMITS
Posted on February 21, 2014

2014 Fire Permits Fire Permits are required from January 1st to the 31st day of December

2014 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
Email: firepermit@lanarkhighlands.ca




2014 Budget Presentation
Posted on February 7, 2014

Click here to view the presentation. (PDF)

Click here to view the presentation. (Powerpoint)

2014 Budget




2014 DOG TAGS
Posted on January 16, 2014

It’s that time of year again to begin thinking about renewing your dog licence!

Click here to read about the 2014 Fees.




APPROVAL OF ASSET MANAGEMENT PLAN
Posted on December 19, 2013

The Council of the Township of Lanark Highlands approved its Asset Management Plan at regular Council meeting on December 17th, 2013

Click here to review the entire report.




NOTICE OF STUDY COMMENCEMENT
Posted on December 12, 2013

CLASS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FRENCH LINE BRIDGE

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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).




Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands - 75 George Street, PO Box 340. Lanark, Ontario, Canada K0G 1K0. 613-259-2398.