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January 15, 2024 The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority is issuing a WATER SAFETY message for the entire Rideau Valley Watershed due to the potential for localized ice jams which could cause sudden water level increases and flooding. Following a period of warmer than usual temperatures and then a significant snowstorm, Environment Canada is…
Lanark County Media ReleaseFor immediate release Jan. 10, 2024 Here are the highlights from the Lanark County Council meeting held Jan. 10, 2024. Support for Settlement Application: Lanark County Council has supported an application to the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) funding program to help close a significant gap…
Subject Lands: All lands within the Township of Drummond/North Elmsley Public Meeting Date: 5:00 pm on February 13, 2024 Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment Application: The proposed Zoning By-Law Amendment will amend Zoning By-Law No. 2012-060 to remove section 4.1 Accessory Apartments and include a new section 4.1 Additional Residentials Units (ARUs). The proposed…
MEDIA RELEASE: Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit January 10, 2024 The new strategic plan for the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit has been approved. Beginning in June of 2023, Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit undertook a strategic planning process to help prioritize our focus…
Perth & District Union Public LibraryPress ReleaseFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 8, 2024 January is a tough month for many and with 1 in 7 households in our area living with food insecurity, The Table Community Food Centre and the Perth & District Library have partnered to give everyone who can the…
The Township of Drummond/North Elmsley is pleased to announce the opening of the first trail in our non-vehicle nature recreation area. The first trail was opened on Wednesday, December 20th, 2023 for public use. This initial trail is 1.5 km long and winds through a mainly pine woodlot that was…

Food Safety Tips over the holidays

Wednesday, 20 December 2023
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health UnitMEDIA RELEASE:December 19, 2023 It’s that time of year again when families and friends get together to celebrate and that usually means food is involved.  Safe food preparation matters because slip ups in food safety can result in your guests getting sick. There are…
Municipal Office The Municipal Office will be closed on Friday December 22nd at 12:00 p.m. and will not reopen until Tuesday January 2nd at 8:30 a.m. Inspections will not be available until the Municipal Office reopens on Tuesday January 2nd. To report a Roads Emergency call 613 267 6500 ext …
At its meeting on December 12th, 2023, Township of Drummond/North Elmsley Council gave final approval to its 2024 budget. The 2024 budget will see a 6.15% levy increase which after assessment growth is factored in translates to a 4.00% residential tax increase. The 4.00% increase is made up of operational…

Winter Reminders

Friday, 01 December 2023
Winter Parking Restrictions are in effect. Parking on Township Roads and Streets during the winter months is prohibited as per Winter Plowing Restriction By-law #2001-49.   The Township of Drummond/North Elmsley will not be responsible for damages to mailboxes, newspaper boxes, or parked vehicles where these objects interfere with snowplowing operations.  It is an…
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