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Saturday, April 22nd is Earth Week Clean-Up in Highlands East

Posted to Events on Mar 22, 2017
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The Municipality of Highlands East Environment Commitee invites you to join in and help clean up our municipality on Saturday, April 22nd from 10AM to Noon.

How to Participate

Bags and gloves can be picked up during Earth Week at:

  • Municipal Offices
  • Library Branches
  • Landfills

On Saturday, April 22nd starting at 10AM you can meet-up, pick up bags & gloves and drop-off garbage at the following locations:

  • Cardiff Municipal Office (2778 Monck Road)
  • Wilberforce Lloyd Watson Centre (2249 Loop Road)
  • Gooderham Community Centre (1043 Community Centre Road)
  • North Bay Beach (Paudash Lake, North Bay Beach Road)
  • Highland Grove Community Centre (5373 Loop Road)

Contact

Call 705-448-2981 or spartridge@highlandseast.ca

Volunteer Recognition Breakfast

Posted to Events on Mar 21, 2017

Highlands East Council and Staff would like to invite you to attend a Volunteer Recognition Breakfast on April 29th from 9AM to Noon at the Lloyd Watson Community Centre.

We would like to recognize and thank sincerely all of the volunteers in Highlands East for their contributions that make our Municipality a great place!

Get the word out, add your community event to our calendar!

Posted to Events, News & Notices on Mar 21, 2017

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Tender T02/17 for Supply of Aggregate

Posted to News & Notices on Mar 17, 2017

The Municipality of Highlands East seeks the supply of aggregate as follows:

  • 10,000 Tonnes Quarried Granular “M”
  • 4500 Tonnes Granular “M”

Tenders will close Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 1:00PM. Please download the full Tender Form below for details.

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Supply & Application of Surface Treatment Tender

Posted to News & Notices on Mar 17, 2017

This is a Haliburton County Tender, Contract No. 2017-9-a for the supply and application of surface treatment in various locations throughout the County of Haliburton in the Township of Algonquin Highlands, the Municipality of Highlands East and the Township of Minden Hills.

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Two Summer Student Positions Available

Posted to News & Notices on Mar 13, 2017

The Municipality of Highlands East is currently accepting applications for the position of Sewage Disposal System Maintenance Inspector.

This is a seasonal position that will run from May 1st, 2017 to August 25th, 2017 (40 hrs/week). 

Position Details:

  • Conversing with property owners and the public;
  • Prepare property survey form and discussions with owners;
  • Obtain field measurements as requires;
  • Prepare journals of completed “inspections”;
  • Prepare site inspection reports/sketches;
  • Take photos as required in addition to site review;
  • Maintain care for equipment/vehicles as required;
  • Practice field safety.

Position Requirements:

  • Hold a valid G driving license
  • Has been registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and intends to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year.

Qualifications:

  • Preference for Civil or Environmental Technology, Public Health and Safety or Environmental Science program;
  • Some knowledge of On-Site sewage disposal system operation;
  • Good oral and written communication skills’
  • Ability to read maps and use GPS;
  • Ability to exhibit polite and respectful attitude;
  • Knowledge of safety in the workplace.

Interested applicants may submit their resume including references, in confidence to:

Shannon Hunter C.A.O.
Municipality of Highlands East
P.O. Box 295, 2249 Loop Road
Wilberforce, ON K0L 3C0
Fax: 705-448-2532
E-Mail: shunter@highlandseast.ca

Direct inquiries to: Laurie Devolin, Chief Building Official at 705-447-0051

Applications clearly marked “Application-Sewage Disposal Maintenance Inspector” may be submitted on or before April 4th, 2017 at 3:00PM via Mail, In Person, Fax or Email.

The Municipality thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.  Personal information collected will be used solely for applicant selection in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, RSO, 1990. The Municipality of Highlands East is an equal opportunity employment employer.  Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) upon advance notice of specific accommodation required.

Tender 2017-01-PR for Wilberforce Red Cross Out Post Roof

Posted to News & Notices on Mar 9, 2017

Tender Forms for the Red Cross Outpost Roof will be opened Friday, April 7, 2017 at 1:00PM at the Municipal Office. Please see full tender document available for download below for details.

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Lifeguards Wanted

Posted to News & Notices on Mar 8, 2017

The Municipality of Highlands East is accepting applications for the following positions for the Cardiff Pool, Gooderham Beach and Wilbermere Beach:

  • Swim Instructor/Lifeguard
  • Assistant Instructor/Lifeguard
  • Shiftguard

Qualifications Needed: 

  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Possess current Bronze Cross certificate
  • Possess current First Aid certificate with “CPR” C
  • Swim Instructors need to posses the Red Cross WSI Certification & the Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructor Certification
  • Assistant Instructors need to posses the Red Cross Assistant WSI Certification
  • Possession of current NLS certificate for Pool is required for Swim Instructors/Assistant Instructors/Lifeguards
  • Possession of current NLS certificate for Waterfront for the beach is an asset
  • Must have reliable transportation to the Cardiff Pool and Gooderham and Wilbermere Beaches as required.

Applicants are to state the position they are applying for as well as state qualifications and supply proof of the same.

Please apply in writing before April 30th, 2017

Stewart Hurd, Environmental Supervisor
PO Box 160
Cardiff, Ontario, K0L 1M0
Phone: 1-613-339-2442
Fax: 1-613-339-1028
Email: shurd@highlandseast.ca 

Skating in Highlands East

Posted to Activities on Mar 6, 2017
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Regular Free Public Skating takes place on Sundays from 12:30PM until 2:00PM. As always, many times are available to be booked.  

The last day for the season will be March 31st.

Check our Events Calendar for skating times and to book an ice rental, please contact:

For  more information please visit our Facility Rental & Booking Information page.

2017 Budget

Posted to Budgets, Downloads on Feb 23, 2017

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Meeting Minutes & Agenda

Minutes for Council Meeting on March 15, 2017
2017.03.15_minutes.pdf
Agenda & Documents for Council Meeting on March 15, 2017
2017.03.15_agenda.pdf
2017.03.15_documents.zip
Minutes for Environment and Green Energy Committee Meeting on March 9, 2017
2017.03.09_minutes_environment.pdf
Minutes for Council Meeting on February 13, 2017
2017.02.13_minutes.pdf
Minutes for Environment and Green Energy Committee Meeting on February 16, 2017
2016.02.16_minutes_environment.pdf
Minutes for Recreation & Culture Committee Meeting on February 8, 2017
2017.02.08_minutes_recreation_and_culture.pdf
Agenda & Documents for Council Meeting on February 13, 2017
2017.02.13_agenda.pdf
2017.02.13_documents-1.zip
2017.02.13_documents-2.zip
Minutes for Council Meeting on January 23, 2017
2017.01.23_minutes.pdf
Agenda & Documents for Council Meeting on January 23, 2017
2017.01.23_agenda.pdf
2017.01.23_documents.zip
Minutes for Council Meeting on January 9, 2017
2017.01.09_minutes.pdf
Minutes for Housing & Grants Committee Meeting on January 5, 2017
2017.01.05_minutes_housing_and_grants.pdf
Agenda & Documents for Council Meeting on January 9, 2017
2017.01.09_agenda.pdf
2017.01.09_documents.zip
Minutes for Council Meeting on December 12, 2016
2016.12.12_minutes.pdf
Agenda & Documents for Council Meeting on December 12, 2016
2016.12.12_agenda.pdf
2016.12.12_documents.zip
Minutes for Council Meeting on November 28, 2016
2016.11.28_minutes.pdf
Agenda & Documents for Council Meeting on November 28, 2016
2016.11.28_agenda.pdf
2016.11.28_documents.zip
Minutes for Council Meeting on November 14, 2016
2016.11.14_minutes.pdf
Minutes for Environment and Green Energy Committee Meeting on November 10, 2016
2016.11.10_minutes_environment.pdf
Minutes for Recreation & Culture Committee Meeting on November 9, 2016
2016.11.09_minutes_recreation_and_culture.pdf
Agenda & Documents for Council Meeting on November 14, 2016
2016.11.14_agenda.pdf
2016.11.14_documents.zip
Minutes for Economic Development & Business Committee Meeting on November 2, 2016
2016.11.02_minutes_economic_development.pdf
Minutes for Council Meeting on October 24, 2016
2016.10.24_minutes.pdf