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MEDIA RELEASE:Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health UnitJune 30, 2023 For many years, the Health Unit has partnered with our local veterinarians and municipalities to facilitate low-cost rabies vaccination clinics in communities across Leeds, Grenville and Lanark. The past few years have been challenging for our local veterinarians and we…
MEDIA RELEASE:Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health UnitJune 28, 2023 With the lower rates of COVID-19, high vaccination rates, and demand for Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) has been consistently decreasing, the province will be winding down its RAT programs starting June 30, 2023. All COVID-19 Assessment Centres will be closed…
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Township of Drummond/North Elmsley proposes the passage of a by-law to stop up, close and sell that part of Part Lot 21, Concession 5, Geographic Township of North Elmsley, now Township of Drummond/North Elmsley, County of Lanark, designated as Parts 1 and 2…
Can you imagine a lake without shoal markers? Even seasoned boaters, who know where the obstacles are, can run aground when water levels change. Damages to engines and hulls can run in the thousands of dollars. Who do you think puts shoal markers in every spring and removes them every…
The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has partnered with several local municipalities for a fundraising initiative to assist area food banks. Members of local government have volunteered to be “arrested” for various “crimes” and they need donations from the public to be released. Donations will be…
MEDIA RELEASE:Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health UnitJune 5, 2023  Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement for much of Eastern Ontario including the Counties of Leeds, Grenville and Lanark.  Elevated levels of air pollution are expected due to smoke from forest fires burning in Ontario and Quebec. …
TOWNSHIP OF DRUMMOND/NORTH ELMSLEYNotice of Public Meeting ConcerningProposed Zoning By-law AmendmentJamesZA 23-06 TAKE NOTICE that the Township of Drummond/North Elmsley has received a zoning by-law amendment application which was deemed to be a complete application on May 17, 2023. AND TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the…
AMENDED Notice of Public Meeting ConcerningProposed Zoning By-law AmendmentMacRae & BarrFile No. ZA-23-07 TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Drummond/North Elmsley will hold a public meeting at 5:00 pm on June 13, 2023, in the Township Council Chambers at 310 Port Elmsley Road, to…

TOTAL BURN BAN - June 5, 2023

Monday, 05 June 2023
A TOTAL FIRE BAN has been implemented for all of Drummond/North Elmsley   This means that absolutely no open-air burning is permitted until further notice.   The Fire Department wants to ensure that all areas are safe to burn before the ban is partially or totally lifted.

Fire Ban Update June 1 2023

Friday, 02 June 2023
Some areas in Drummond/North Elmsley Township and Tay Valley Township are becoming quite dry. If we don't get more rain in the near future we will be forced to implement a partial or total fire ban. We ask that all residents take extreme caution when burning.   -Don't burn in…
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