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Notice of Public Meeting - To Consider a Zoning Bylaw Amendment
Posted on July 26, 2016

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

AND THAT the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands will hold a PUBLIC MEETING on Tuesday the 23rd, of August, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Municipal Complex, 75 George Street Lanark ON, for the purpose of considering a proposed zoning by-law amendment under Sections 34 of the Planning Act.

PURPOSE AND EFFECT
The proposed Zoning By-law Amendment will change the zoning on parts of the property from the Commercial Recreational (CR) Zone to Lakefront Development Zone (LD).

The nature of the rezoning requested is a condition to provisional consent applications B16-025, B16-026, and B16-027 and to reflect that the proposed lot and lot additions are part of the LD Zone.

Subject Property – Area of lands subject to B15-025, B15-026 and B15-027 Darling Concession 10 Part Lots 23.

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Notice of Public Meeting - To Consider a Zoning Bylaw Amendment
Posted on July 26, 2016

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

AND THAT the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands will hold a PUBLIC MEETING on Tuesday the 23rd, of August, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Municipal Complex, 75 George Street Lanark ON, for the purpose of considering a proposed zoning by-law amendment under Sections 34 of the Planning Act.

PURPOSE AND EFFECT
The proposed Zoning By-law Amendment will change the zoning on the areas of the property subject to applications B16-039 and B16-040 from the Rural (RU) Zone to Limited Services Rural Zone (LSR).

The nature of the rezoning requested is a condition to provisional consent applications B16-039 and B16-040 and to reflect that the proposed lots are located on a private road (Leo Jay Lane).

Subject Property – Lands subject to B16-039 and B16-040, Dalhousie Concession 9 Part Lots 4 and 5.

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NOTICE OF FIRE BAN

Due to extremely dry conditions, there is a fire ban in effect in Lanark Highlands with respect to open air burning. Small controlled and supervised campfires (maximum 1.6 feet in height and 3.2 feet in diameter) are permitted at this time.

Please note that, pursuant to Section 8.1 of By-Law 2014-1267, the discharging of fireworks is not permitted during a fire ban.

Regardless of the type of fire, permits are required for ALL burning.

Please consult the Township’s website for fire ban updates, or contact the municipal office at 613-259-2398 x 500 for a recorded message. Should you have immediate concerns, please contact Fire Administration at 613-259-2398 x 242.




Press Release
For immediate release - Mayor Brian Stewart - Township of Lanark Highlands

Posted on July 21, 2016

Township Hires New Chief Administrative Officer and Clerk

Following an extensive competitive search, the Township of Lanark Highlands Council is pleased to announce that it has selected Denis Goulet as the Township’s new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and Clerk.

Mr. Goulet brings with him over 20 years of leadership experience. Having held a senior management position at Peterborough Utilities Inc., leading strategic growth and operations to the V.P. of Engineering at WireIE and building out broadband services in rural areas across Canada.

Denis holds a Master of Business Administration from Queen’s University, an Engineering Technology Diploma from Loyalist College and he is currently completing his Executive Municipal Management Diploma from the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario.

Denis has a wealth of business experience and his forward-thinking style will bring a fresh perspective to the team. I am confident that Denis is an excellent choice as CAO/Clerk for the Township of Lanark Highlands and that he has the right combination of leadership and drive that will help Council and staff advance the Township's priorities.

Mr. Denis Goulet will be commencing his employment as CAO/Clerk the week of July 25, 2016 and Council looks forward to working with Denis.

“I am excited to be joining the Township of Lanark Highlands and to be working together with council, staff including our volunteers and the citizens of Lanark Highlands to ensure we deliver the services needed in an efficient and cost effective manner” said Goulet. “My belief is that to build trust and confidence with the community and we do that through communication and everyone working together. I’m looking forward to getting started and contributing ideas that will help shape our future."

Mayor Brian Stewart




2016 Road Side Spraying
Posted on July 5, 2016

The 2016 spraying program is complete. The Township thanks everyone for their cooperation with this matter.




Federal government reviewing the public postal service
Posted on June 29, 2016

Have your say! http://www.cupw.ca/en/campaigns-and-issues/government-review-canada-post




Lanark County 2016 Road Construction Projects
Posted on April 21, 2016

For information regarding the projects in this area please open the following link.

http://www.lanarkcounty.ca/AssetFactory.aspx?did=6885




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.




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