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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…
As we begin the ‘recruitment’ process for the group, we would greatly appreciate your support in sharing information about this group with any newcomers who you think would be a great fit. Please note that group members must reside in Lanark & Renfrew counties and must be an immigrant. Our…
Environmental Leadership Canada is looking for young environmental leaders (aged 18-30) interested in participating in a Municipal Climate Internship with Southeastern Ontario municipalities: Lanark, Frontenac, Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry. This is a paid, full-time, six-month program beginning with orientation in January 2024. Interns will be provided a unique opportunity to get a day-to-day…
The Council of the Corporation of the Township of Drummond/North Elmsley is hereby giving notice that amendments to the Procedural By-Law will be considered at the December 19th, 2023, meeting of Council/Committee of the Whole starting at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 310 Port Elmsley Road, Perth. The purpose…
Lanark CountyMedia ReleaseNov. 21, 2023 Councillor Steve Fournier (Drummond/North Elmsley Reeve) was sworn in as Lanark County’s 2024 warden at the inaugural meeting on Tuesday afternoon.   Fournier was nominated by Councillors John Matheson (Drummond/North Elmsley Deputy Reeve) and Ed McPherson (Perth Deputy Mayor). He highlighted his familiarity with the…
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