Sense the Difference

Festivals and events, canoeing and kayaking, cycling and hiking, trail-riding and snowmobiling, museums and genealogy, hockey and figure-skating, camping and golfing, music, artisans and farm-gate sales, ballparks and boat launches, shopping and studio tour's . . . there's always something for everyone in Lanark Highlands - your four-season destination!

Come and "Sense the Difference"!




REQUEST FOR TENDER
PW 2019-03 Dust Suppressant

Posted on February 14, 2019

The Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking proposals from qualified firms/individuals to provide the Township with Dust Suppressant.

Copies of the Request for Tender (RFT) may be picked up at the Township of Lanark Highlands Municipal Office and may also be found on the Township website.

Deadline for submission of the proposals is 2:00 p.m. February 27th, 2019. Tenders will be opened at 2:15 p.m. February 27th, 2019.

The Township of Lanark Highlands reserves the right to reject any or all Tenders at its sole discretion.

For further information contact:
Tom McCarthy Road Superintendent
Township of Lanark Highlands
75 George Street
Lanark, Ontario K0G 1K0
T: 613-259-2398 ext.239
F: 613-259-2291
E: tmccarthy@lanarkhighlands.ca

Note: Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used to determine qualifications. Questions about the collection of Information should be directed to the Clerk Administrator at the address indicated above.

Click here to view the full Tender.




REQUEST FOR TENDER
PW 2019-02 Winter Sand

Posted on February 14, 2019

The Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking proposals from qualified firms/individuals to provide the Township with Winter Sand.

Copies of the Request for Tender (RFT) may be picked up at the Township of Lanark Highlands Municipal Office and may also be found on the Township website.

Deadline for submission of the proposals is 2:00 p.m. February 27th, 2019. Tenders will be opened at 2:15 p.m. February 27th, 2019.

The Township of Lanark Highlands reserves the right to reject any or all Tenders at its sole discretion.

For further information contact:
Tom McCarthy Road Superintendent
Township of Lanark Highlands
75 George Street
Lanark, Ontario K0G 1K0
T: 613-259-2398 ext.239
F: 613-259-2291
E: tmccarthy@lanarkhighlands.ca

Note: Personal information collected from applications is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used to determine qualifications. Questions about the collection of Information should be directed to the Clerk Administrator at the address indicated above.

Click here to view the full Tender.




TOWNSHIP OF LANARK HIGHLANDS
SUMMER STUDENT EMPLOYMENT

Posted on February 13, 2019

The Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking applications from students interested in summer work in the following areas:

Parks & Recreation Labourer (2)
Administrative Assistant (1)

Students must be responsible and able to work in both a team and individual environment. Preferred skill sets include some or all of the following:

  • Experience working with volunteers and the public
  • Gardening and “handyperson” ability
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Good time management
  • Administrative abilities
  • Valid class G Driver’s License
  • Some weekend and evening work may be required

Positions will be 37.5 hours/week at a rate of $14.00 per hour, some evenings and weekends may be required. Detailed job descriptions are available at www.lanarkhighlands.ca

All student positions are expected to begin early June and are designed for college or university level students.

Please submit your resume and covering letter via email by 12:00 PM noon on March 15th, 2019.

Cynthia Moyle, Acting Clerk Administrator/Deputy Treasurer
Township of Lanark Highlands
75 George Street, Box 340
Lanark ON K0G 1K0
Email to: hr@lanarkhighlands.ca

Click here to view the job description.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Certain competitions may depend on funding. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), should you require any special accommodations in order to apply or interview for a position with the Township of Lanark Highlands, we will endeavour to make such accommodations. The Township of Lanark Highlands is an equal opportunity employer following the rules and regulations set out by the Human Rights Code. Personal information submitted will be used for the purposes of determining suitability for this competition only and in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Questions about the collection of information should be directed to the Clerk Administrator at the address indicated above.




Employment Opportunity
FIRE CHIEF

Posted on January 29, 2019

Nestled in the heart of Ottawa Valley, the Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking a qualified and experienced leader to fill the position of Fire Chief.

The Township of Lanark Highlands is a large, predominantly rural recreational community covering 1,033 km2 in area with a permanent population of 5,338 residents.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk, the successful candidate will lead the Township’s volunteer Fire Department including fire preveniton, fire suppression, emergency response, training, Fire Code enforcement, public/education community relations and Community Emergency Management Coordinator (CEMC). The department maintains 5 fire stations, 17 fire vehicles and 70 volunteer firefighters.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, proven communicator and goal-oriented leader who will champion our fire service operations. Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of five years experience in a senior administrative and supervisory capacity, preferably within a large volunteer service in a rural/forested environment with expertise and knowledge of the best practices in the field of Fire Fighting and Emergency Services.

A detailed job description can be found at www.lanarkhighlands.ca on the “Career Opportunities” page. The Township offers competitive remuneration in the range of $72,440.58 to $83,979.58 (2018), and complemented by an excellent benefit package. This is a full-time position of 37.5 hours per week.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications in confidence in PDF format by email to the CAO/Clerk at hr@lanarkhighlands.ca before 4 pm on February 28, 2019.

The Township of Lanark Highlands wishes to thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Click here to view the job description.

The Township of Lanark Highlands is an equal opportunity employer and will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout the hiring process. Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection.




Employment Opportunity
Treasurer

Posted on January 24, 2019

Nestled in the heart of Ottawa Valley, the Township of Lanark Highlands is seeking a Municipal Treasurer to manage all activities in the areas of finance and taxation.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk, the successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of municipal financial operations and services including budgeting, asset management, investments and financial policy. Familiarity with Great Plains accounting system software is recommended. The successful candidate will need to be a proven communicator and strategic thinker who will lead an excellent team.

The successful candidate will have post-secondary education in Business Administration or a related discipline and a CPA designation (preferred) with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a financial or treasury position. A detailed job description is available at www.lanarkhighlands.ca on the “Career Opportunities” page. The Township offers competitive remuneration in the range of $72,440 to $83,979 (2018), and complemented by an excellent benefit package.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications in PDF format by email in confidence to the CAO/Clerk at hr@lanarkhighlands.ca before 4 pm on February 28th, 2019.

The Township of Lanark Highlands wishes to thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Township of Lanark Highlands is an equal opportunity employer and will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout the hiring process. Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection.

Click here to read the job description.




NOTICE
Snow Removal 2018/2019

Posted on October 30, 2018

Parking of vehicles on Township Roads and Village Streets from 12:00 midnight to 7:00 a.m. will not be permitted from November 16, 2018 to April 12, 2019. The prohibition of parking applies to the entire road right-of-way, normally 10m (33') from the centre of the road.

The Township of Lanark Highlands will not be responsible for damages to mailboxes, newspaper boxes or parked vehicles where the boxes or vehicles interfere with the snowplowing of Township Roads.

It is an offence under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act to push snow onto or across a Township Road or Street. The removal of such snow piles by the Township will be charged to the adjacent property owner.

ROAD EMERGENCY PAGER NUMBER 613 264 7329

Please call this number only in case of a road related emergency or potential danger that requires immediate attention.




Please be advised that from September 15th, 2018 until May 14th, 2019 all Lanark Highlands Waste Sites will be operating on Winter Hours.

For further information, please visit our website www.lanarkhighlands.ca or contact the office at 613-259-2398 x 242.




For more information on the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) Tile Loan Program, please click the link below

http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/engineer/facts/07-061.htm#1




TOWNSHIP of LANARK HIGHLANDS
ELECTIONS 2018 INFORMATION




TOWNSHIP of LANARK HIGHLANDS
Arena Notices and Updates




The Township of Lanark Highlands wishes to extend our appreciation to the Government of Canada for its’ up to $15,000 contribution to install a septic system and well at the Middleville Community Centre.

This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada, with support through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program/Avec l'appui du Programme d'infrastructure communautaire de Canada 150.

Government of Canada 150 Anniversary

 

Corporation of the Township of Lanark Highlands - 75 George Street, PO Box 340. Lanark, Ontario, Canada K0G 1K0. 613-259-2398.