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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

LH PeterMcLaren ML0229 Crop 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,
  • North Lanark Joint Planning Committee

County:

  • Lanark County Agricultural Advisory Working Group

 

LH BillKing ML0260 Crop 613‑259-3001
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Bill King, Deputy Reeve

Deputy Reeve Bill King belongs to the following committees:

Township:

  • Council,
  • Committee of the Whole,
  • Committee of Adjustment,
  • Lanark Highlands Public Library Board

County:

  • Valley Heartland Board of Directors, 
  • Community Forest Sub-Committee
 
LH RonCloss ML0089 Crop 613‑220‑7498
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Ron Closs, Ward One

Councillor Ron Closs belongs to the following committees:

Township:

  • Council,
  • Committee of the Whole,
  • Committee of Adjustment, 
  • North Lanark Joint Planning Committee,
  • Lanark & District Museum Board
LH SteveRoberts ML0148 Crop 613‑769‑0382
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Steve Roberts, Ward Two

Councillor Steve Roberts belongs to the following committees:

Township:

  • Council,
  • Committee of the Whole,
  • Committee of Adjustment, 
  • Police Services Board,
  • Arnprior Library Board
LH AllisonVerekyen ML0328 Crop 613‑281-8463
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Allison Vereyken, Ward Three

Councillor Allison Vereyken belongs to the following committees:

Township:

  • Council,
  • Committee of the Whole,
  • Committee of Adjustment, 
  • Middleville Museum Board,
  • Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority 
LH MarinaSummers ML0174 Crop 613‑715-0183
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Marina Summers, Ward Four

Councillor Marina Summers belongs to the following committees:

Township:

  • Council,
  • Committee of the Whole,
  • Committee of Adjustment, 
  • Recreation Advisory Committee
LH JeaniKelso ML0063 Crop 613‑278‑1391
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Jeannie Kelso, Ward Five

Councillor Jeannie Kelso belongs to the following committees:

Township:

  • Council,
  • Committee of the Whole,
  • Committee of Adjustment, 
  • Lanark Highlands Youth Centre Inc.,
  • 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 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.