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"!




The COW and Council meetings scheduled for this Tuesday January 10th 2017 have been cancelled in consultation with the Chairs and Staff as insufficient business will be before the Committee. The next COW and Council meetings will take place at the regularly scheduled date of January 24th, 2017.




TOWNSHIP OF LANARK HIGHLANDS
NOTICE OF INTENTION TO PASS AMENDING BY-LAW TO
APPLY A HOLDING SYMBOL

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands intends to pass a by-law to apply a holding symbol on Concession 12, Part Lot 2, Geographic Township of Lanark now in the Township of Lanark Highlands at the meeting of 7th of February 2017 in the Council Chambers of the Township of Lanark Highlands at 75 George Street Lanark Ontario K0G 1K0.

The proposed amendment affects lands at Concession 12, Part Lot 2 Geographic Township of Lanark, Township of Lanark Highlands –as shown on the key map. This land is presently zoned Rural and Environmental Protection on Schedule “A4” in By-law No. 2003-451.

The amendment is required to provide for the following:

IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 36 OF THE PLANNING ACT, THE PURPOSE OF THE BYLAW IS TO APPLY A HOLDING SYMBOL TO RECOGNIZE THAT THE RETAINED LANDS ASSOCIATED WITH CONSENT APPLICATION B16/086 DO NOT HAVE ADEQUATE ACCESS ONTO A PUBLIC ROADWAY.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION related to the proposed amendment is available from the Municipal Office during regular office hours.

DATED at the Township of Lanark Highlands this 6th day of January 2017.

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2017 Frosty Fling
Posted on December 16, 2016

Don’t miss the 2017 Frosty Fling! Friday, January 27th – Sunday, January 29th, 2017 there will be activities in the village of Lanark for all ages including dinner and dance, movie night and a carnival on ice!

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TOWNSHIP OF LANARK HIGHLANDS POLICE SERVICES BOARD

COMMUNITY APPOINTEE

Posted on December 14, 2016

The Lanark Highlands Police Services Board is seeking a citizen to serve as a community appointee on the Board.

Lanark Highlands is served by a three member Police Services Board (PSB) which is composed of the head of Council, one provincially-appointed member, and one community appointee. Presently, there is a vacant seat for the position of community appointee.

Police Service Boards are mandated by the Police Services Act. Boards provide civilian oversight of police services in their communities and hold scheduled meetings which are open to the general public. The Lanark Highlands PSB meetings are scheduled quarterly at the call of the chair and held in the Council Chambers.

For more information contact Stacey Blair, Deputy Clerk at 613-259-2398, ext. 231.

Interested residents of the Township of Lanark Highlands are encouraged to apply by emailing sblair@lanarkhighlands.ca. by 4:00 p.m. January 12, 2017.




PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
NOTICE
WINTER ROAD MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS

Posted on November 17, 2016

The Township of Lanark Highlands’ Public Works Department is responsible for the winter maintenance of 394 kilometers of road way. These roads include asphalt and gravel surfaces. Our crew and some private contractors provide road clearing for these roads and some of the Lanark County roads.

To report Township Road Conditions and concerns that requires an immediate response please contact the Public Works Department as follows during the hours of 8:30-4:30 Monday-Friday:

1. 613-259-2398 Extension 250

2. Toll Free 1-800-239-4695

3. roadsadmin@lanarkhighlands.ca

The parking of vehicles on Township Roads and Village Streets from 12:00 midnight to 7:00 a.m. will not be permitted from November 14, 2016 to April 16, 2017. The prohibition of parking applies to the entire road right-of-way, normally 10m (33') from the centre of the road.

The Township of Lanark Highlands will not be responsible for damages to mailboxes, newspaper boxes or parked vehicles where the boxes or vehicles interfere with the snowplowing of Township Roads.

It is an offence under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act to push snow onto or across a Township Road or Street. The removal of such snow piles by the Township will be charged to the adjacent property owner.

ROAD EMERGENCY PAGER NUMBER 613 264 7329

Please call this number only in case of a road related emergency or potential danger that requires immediate attention.

For Further Information Contact:
Tom McCarthy, Interim Superintendent of Public Works
613-259-2398 Ext 239
tmccarthy@lanarkhihglnads.ca

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