Council Highlights May 10, 2022

Tuesday, 17 May 2022 11:53

Here are the highlights from the Township of Drummond/North Elmsley Council meeting held on Tuesday, May 10, 2022.

Election Compliance Audit Committee Appointments

Phil Hogan, Paul Howard and Richard Bennett were appointed to the Joint Lanark County Compliance Audit Committee for the term November 15, 2022 to November 14, 2026 to deal with campaign finance complaints from the 2022 Election and any by elections during the next Council term. The Municipal Elections Act, 1996 makes it mandatory for municipalities to establish a Compliance Audit Committee. This is a joint venture by all municipalities in Lanark County including Smiths Falls.

Fundraising Campaign for the Proposed Drummond/North Elmsley Trail
The Township approved a sponsorship campaign to raise funds for the proposed Drummond/North Elmsley Trail that will be constructed across from the landfill on Code Road. The different levels of sponsorship provide opportunities for people to sponsor the different trails or to name the trail complex. More information about the trail and sponsorship opportunities can be found on the Township’s website.

Rezoning to Permit a Garden Suite
Council passed a rezoning bylaw to approve the temporary use of a garden suite at Part Lot 17 Concession 8, North Elmsley Frizell Road.

Upcoming Meetings
• Council Meeting: May 24, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
• Committee of the Whole: May 24, 2022 following the Council meeting

Upcoming Community Events

May 21: All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast at Bethel United Church 1500 Rideau Ferry Road
May 21: Rideau Ferry Community Yard Sale