Council

Council

The Township of Lanark Highlands has 7 members of Council. The Reeve and Councillors are elected by the constituents of the Township and serve a 4-year term. It is the role of Council to:

  • Represent the public and consider the well-being and interests of the municipality;
  • Develop and evaluate the policies and programs of the municipality;
  • Determine which services the municipality provides;
  • Ensure that administrative policies, practices and procedures and controllership policies, practices and procedures are in place to implement the decisions of council;
  • Ensure the accountability and transparency of the operations of the municipality, including the activities of the senior management of the municipality;
  • Maintain the financial integrity of the municipality; and
  • Carry out the duties of council that are set out by various pieces of legislation.

Council

PeterMcLaren

613‑259‑3139
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Peter McLaren, Reeve

Reeve Peter McLaren belongs to the following committees:

Township:

  • Council,
  • Committee of the Whole,
  • Committee of Adjustment,
  • Lanark Highlands & North Lanark Community Health Centre – Joint Planning Committee,
  • Lanark Highlands Public Library Board

County:

  • Community Forests Sub-Committee,
  • Lanark County Agricultural Advisory Working Group
John Hall

613‑278‑0647
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John Hall, Deputy Reeve

Deputy Reeve John Hall belongs to the following committees:

Township:

  • Council,
  • Committee of the Whole,
  • Committee of Adjustment,

County:

  • Lanark Transportation Association
Ron Closs

613‑220‑7498
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Ron Closs, Ward One

Ron Closs belongs to the following committees:

Township:

  • Council,
  • Committee of the Whole,
  • Committee of Adjustment, 
  • Lanark Highlands Youth Centre Inc.
Steve Roberts

613‑769‑0382
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Steve Roberts, Ward Two

Steve Roberts belongs to the following committees:

Township:

  • Council,
  • Committee of the Whole,
  • Committee of Adjustment, 
  • Police Services Board
Peter Rodger

613‑256‑5383
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Peter Rodger, Ward Three

Peter Rodger belongs to the following committees:

Township:

  • Council,
  • Committee of the Whole,
  • Committee of Adjustment, 
  • Middleville Museum Board
  • Recreation Advisory Committee
Bill King

613‑259‑3001
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Bill King, Ward Four

Bill King belongs to the following committees:

Township:

  • Council,
  • Committee of the Whole,
  • Committee of Adjustment, 
  • Lanark Highlands & North Lanark Community Health Centre – Joint Planning Committee
  • Mississippi Valley Conservation Board
  • Frosty Fling
Jeannie Kelso

613‑278‑1391
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Jeannie Kelso, Ward Five

Jeannie Kelso belongs to the following committees:

Township:

  • Council,
  • Committee of the Whole,
  • Committee of Adjustment, 
  • Lanark & District Museum Board,
  • Municipal Grants Committee

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75 George Street,
PO BOX 340
Lanark, Ontario
K0G 1K0

613-259-2398
1-800-239-4695

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.