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"!




NOTICE
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)




Public Consultation Session - Lanark Highlands Forest Rally
Posted on February 17, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
6:00 - 7:30 pm
at Lanark Highlands Council Chambers
75 George Street, Lanark

Comments and questions can also be sent to roadsadmin@lanarkhighlands.ca




Due to the inclement weather (ice) and ensuring everyone’s safety, the meetings of February 7, 2017 have been re-scheduled to Monday February 13 at 6pm.




Notice of Public Meeting
Pursuant to Section 22 of the Planning Act R.S.O. 1990, CH. P.13.
Concerning Proposed Amendment to the County of Lanark Sustainable Communities Official Plan (SCOP)

Posted on January 26, 2017

TAKE NOTICE that a Public Meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 5:30 p.m., in the Lanark County Council Chambers, 99 Christie Lake Road, Perth ON K7H 3C6, with respect to the following amendments:

PURPOSE and EFFECT
Amendment No. 5 to the Lanark County Sustainable Communities Official Plan (OPA#5)

The purpose of OPA #5 is to update the policies on "Areas of Natural and Scientific Interest (ANSI)" and revise the mapping of these areas on Schedule "A" to the SCOP.

Click here to read the full notice.

Click here to view a Land Use Designations map of the county.




Lanark Highlands
Appoints New Treasurer

Posted on January 24, 2017

Press Release

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

Click here to view a PDF version of this press release.




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.

Click here to view a PDF version of this notice with more information.




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

Click here for a PDF version of this notice.




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