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Notice of Public Meeting -To Consider a Zoning Bylaw Amendment
Posted on March 22, 2017
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 11th of April, 2017 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.
IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Township of Lanark Highlands before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of the Township of Lanark Highlands to the Ontario Municipal Board.
IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Township of Lanark Highlands before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION relating to the proposed zoning by-law amendment is available during regular office hours at the municipal offices.
DATED at the Township of Lanark Highlands this 21st day of March 2017.
Stacey Blair, Planning Administrator/Deputy Clerk
Township of Lanark Highlands
75 George Street
Lanark ON K0G 1K0
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REQUEST FOR TENDER
Posted on March 10, 2017
The Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking proposals from qualified firms/individuals to supply and apply dust suppressant.
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 March 15th, 2017. Tenders will be opened at 2:15 PM March 15th, 2017.
The Township of Lanark Highlands reserves the right to reject any or all Tenders at its sole discretion.
For further information contact:
Township of Lanark Highlands
Tom McCarthy 75 George Street
Lanark, Ontario K0G 1K0
T: 613-259-2398 ext.239
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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. Questions about the collection of Information should be directed to the CAO/Clerk at the address indicated above.
TEMPORARY FULL-TIME POSITION
PUBLIC WORKS LEAD HAND
Posted on March 10, 2016
The Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking a qualified person to assume the temporary full-time position of Public Work’s Lead Hand for a 3 month term.
The successful candidate will report to the Public Works Superintendent and be responsible for staff supervision, managing resources as well health and safety, in addition to assisting the Superintendent of Public Works in the day to day operations of the Public Works Department. A current DZ license is required for this position. Class AZ driver’s license would be considered an asset. Three to five years direct related experience.
The nature of the position is physically demanding, requires working outside in various weather conditions and may require working a variety of shifts which could include days, evenings & weekends. Successful applicants will be required to provide a satisfactory police reference check.
Salary range: $23.07 – $28.06 per hour.
Please ensure that we receive your resume by mail or email no later than 4:30 p.m. March 24th, 2017 indicating the Job Posting # 2017-02
Township of Lanark Highlands
75 George Street, P.O. Box 340
Lanark, ON K0G 1K0
Attention: Estelle Moynes, Treasurer
Inquiries: (613) 259-2398 Ext #225
Note: The Township of Lanark Highlands is committed to an inclusive barrier free environment and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants during the hiring process.
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Request for Proposals (RFP) for Tandem Snow Plow
Posted on March 8, 2017
The Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking proposals for a new Tandem Snow Plow. We have joined with Lanark County and their Request for Proposals (RFP) for Tandem Snow Plow. Lanark County will be facilitating the RFP process but the Township of Lanark Highlands will be evaluating our needs independently.
Proposals can be picked up at Lanark County. All proposals will be received by the Lanark County Public Works Department, Public Works Building - Business Office, located at 99 Christie Lake Road, Perth, Ontario until 1:30:00 p.m., local time, on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
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WATERSHED CONDITIONS STATEMENT – Water Safety – March 2, 2017 - Stay clear of ice covered waterways
Posted on March 2, 2017
Flows and water levels have been steadily increasing over the last few days due to the melting snow pack and rainfall. This, coupled with the warmer weather, has caused ice conditions on lakes and rivers to deteriorate at a rapid pace. Area residents are advised that no one should be venturing out onto any ice covered waterways.
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ACTIVATION OF REDUCED LOAD PERIOD ON ALL TOWNSHIP ROADS
Posted on February 24, 2017
Take notice that reduced load restrictions (five (5) tonnes per axle) will be in force on all Township Roads effective Monday, February 27, 2017.
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 (ext 250) about reduced loads please contact The Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands Public Works Department at 613-259-2398 (ext 250)
Appoints New Treasurer
Posted on January 24, 2017
For immediate release - Mayor Brian Stewart - Township of Lanark Highlands
Township Hires New Treasurer
On behalf of myself and Council, I am pleased to announce that following an extensive competitive process, Ms. Estelle Moynes has been selected as the new Treasurer for the Township of Lanark Highlands.
Ms. Estelle Moynes is a graduate of Algonquin College in Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting. Ms. Estelle Moynes brings over fourteen years of experience working in finance, seven of those years within the municipal sector. Her latest employment was as a Computer Services Consultant for a municipal accounting software company where she was valued for her expert knowledge in the implementation of computer accounting systems. Estelle also recently held the title of Deputy Treasurer for the Corporation of the Village of Casselman for four years.
Ms. Estelle Moynes will be commencing her employment as the Treasurer of Lanark Highlands on Wednesday January 25, 2017. Estelle is excited about the opportunity of working with Council and Staff to increase efficiencies to the benefit of the municipality. Council looks forward to working with Estelle as we meet the challenges facing the township together.
Please join me and Council in welcoming Ms. Moynes to the community and to Township of Lanark Highlands.
Mayor Brian Stewart
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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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PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
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
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
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