May 24th, 2017

Temporary Position Available: Environmental Operations Labourer

Posted to News & Notices on May 24, 2017

The Municipality of Highlands East is currently seeking a temporary Environmental Operations Labourer.

This temporary position is to cover a temporary employee relocation. The successful candidate will report to the Environmental Operations Supervisor. This position will be responsible to direct and provide oversight in the disposal of waste in proper areas of the Mumford Landfill and provide backup support in the other landfill sites as required.

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May 23rd

Flood Watches, Warnings and Updates

Posted to News & Notices on May 23, 2017

MNRF Flood Status

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry - Bancroft District is advising area residents that a Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety is in effect for the Gull River Watershed.

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Minutes for Council Meeting on May 17, 2017

Posted to Council, Minutes on May 23, 2017

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May 17th

Tender to Supply a Screened Stockpile of Winter Sand

Posted to News & Notices on May 17, 2017

Tender Documentation with full specifications for Tender # TO5-2017, Tender to Supply a Screened Stockpile of Winter Sand and criteria may be picked up at the Highlands East Municipal Office at 2249 Loop Road in Wilberforce.

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Keith Tallman Memorial Arena Concession Booth Proposal

Posted to News & Notices on May 17, 2017

Proposal Documentation for Proposal # PRO6-2017 for Keith Tallman Memorial Arena Concession Booth with full specifications and criteria may be picked up at the Highlands East Municipal Office at 2249 Loop Road in Wilberforce.

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May 12th

2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

Posted to Environmental, Services on May 12, 2017

The following events are being held for residents of the Municipality of Highlands East:

Tory Hill Landfill Site

Saturday, June 24th from 10:00AM through 2:00PM
19178 Highway 118 between Wilberforce & Tory Hill.

Gooderham Transfer Station

Saturday, August 19th from 1:00PM through 4:00PM
1042 McColl's Road just east of Gooderham.

Tory Hill Landfill Site

Saturday, October 28th from 10:00AM through 2:00PM
19178 Highway 118 between Wilberforce & Tory Hill.

Faraday Public Works Yard

Residents of Highlands East can also attend the following HHW events being held at the Faraday Public Works Yard at 29860 Hwy. 28 South (across from the intersection of Monck Road and Hwy. 28) from 9:30AM through 2:30PM:

  • May 13th, 2017
  • June 10th, 2017
  • July 8th, 2017
  • August 12th, 2017
  • September 16th, 2017

Be sure to bring your landfill disposal card with you to these events.

Contact the Environmental Department at 613-339-2442 for more information or download our helpful flyer: What can I bring to HHW Events?

May 11th

Agenda & Documents for Council Meeting on May 17, 2017

Posted to Agenda, Council on May 11, 2017

May 10th

Reopened: Contau Lake Road at Irondale Road

Posted to News & Notices on May 10, 2017

Contau Lake Road at Irondale Road has been reopened.

May 9th

Swimming and Swim Lessons in Highlands East

Posted to Activities on May 9, 2017

Cardiff Pool

For swim lessons and recreational swimming contact 613-339-2442 for more information or download the 2017 Swim Lessons Flyer for more details.

Gooderham & Wilberforce Beach

The Pine Lake and Wilbermere beaches are open to the public.

Swim Lessons

The Municipality of Highlands East is offering Red Cross swimming lessons, Lifesaving Society lessons (Bronze levels) and Preschool lessons for Parents & Tots as follows:

Cardiff Pool, Swimming Lessons:
Session #1 July 3 – July 14 (Morning)
Session #2 July 17 – July 28 (Morning)
Session #3 July 31 – August 11 (Morning)

Cardiff Pool Lifesaving Society Lessons:
Session #1 July 3 – July 21 (Morning)
Session #2 July 24 – August 11 (Morning)

Wilbermere Beach, Wilberforce Swimming Lessons:
Session #1 July 3 – July 14 (Morning)
Session #2 July 17 – July 28 (Morning)
Session #3 July 17 – July 28 (Evening)

Pine Lake Beach, Gooderham Swimming Lessons:

Session #1 July 3 – July 14 (Afternoon)
Session #2 July 17 
– July 28 (Afternoon)

Please download the 2017 Swim Lessons Flyer for more details and the applicable Swim Lessons Application below if you wish to enrol for lessons. Click here to learn more about the different levels of Red Cross Swimming Lessons or download the Swim Lesson Level Descriptions document below.

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May 8th

Protect Your Lake

Posted to Environmental, Services on May 8, 2017

The Coalition of Haliburton County Property Owners Associations and the Municipality of Highlands East would like to emphasize to waterfront property owners the importance of having healthy and natural shorelines and to not overburden your septic system with too many guests or renters.

The two pages available for download below provide more information on these topics and more information is avaiable at www.cohpoa.org

Photo of a healthy shoreline.

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