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

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

Have an event taking place in Highlands East? Tell us about it so we can add it to our Events Calendar and share it on Social Media. Let us help make it a success! Click here to use our Event Submission Form and tell us about your event. 

Help us curate; If you notice a mistake, such as an event listed in error or taking place at the wrong time, please email webmaster@highlandseast.ca with corrections.

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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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
Photo of figure skating.

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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Highlands East Welcomes New Deputy CBO

Posted to News & Notices on Feb 2, 2017

On behalf of Reeve, Dave Burton and the Council for the Municipality of Highlands East, we are delighted to announce that Josh Bramham will be joining the Municipality as our new Deputy Chief Building Official.

Josh studied Architectural Technology at Sheridan College and has received Ontario Building Code Training through Loyalist College. Most recently, Josh was employed with Emmerson Lumber Limited as an Architectural Draftsperson. He also provided Building & Design Services when he was self-employed with Esson Creek Construction. Josh is a resident of Highlands East and brings over 20 years of experience in the design and construction fields.

Josh will begin his new role with Highlands East on March 6th, 2017.

Please join us in welcoming Josh to our organization.

2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

Posted to Environmental, Services on Jan 19, 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.

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?

Fire Department Application Forms

Posted to Downloads, Fire Rescue, Services on Jan 12, 2017

LED Streetlight Install Underway in Highlands East

Posted to News & Notices on Jan 4, 2017

The Municipality of Highlands East is currently upgrading its streetlight system to energy-efficient, light-emitting diode (LED) streetlights to reduce energy and maintenance costs while improving lighting quality. Installation of the new fixtures began December 21, 2016, and is expected to be complete mid-January. 

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Notice regarding Reeve Dave Burton

Posted to News & Notices on Jan 3, 2017

On Friday, December 23, 2016, Reeve Dave Burton suffered a serious injury to both legs and is currently recovering in Ross Memorial Hospital with hopes to continue recovery in Haliburton Hospital. Reeve Burton will be hospitalized for approximately 8 weeks.

During this time, please direct all inquiries to Shannon Hunter, CAO/Treasurer, shunter@highlandseast.ca, 705-448-2981 Ext 231 or Deputy Reeve Suzanne Partridge, spartridge@highlandseast.ca, 613-339-2365. 

Wishing Reeve Burton a speedy recovery.

Sincerely,
Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Highlands East

Meeting Minutes & Agenda

Minutes for Recreation & Culture Committee Meeting on March 8, 2017
2017.03.08_minutes_recreation_and_culture.pdf
Minutes for Council Meeting on April 5, 2017
2017.04.05_minutes.pdf
Minutes for Council Meeting on March 31, 2017
2017.03.31_minutes.pdf
Agenda & Documents for Council Meeting on April 5, 2017
2017.04.05_agenda.pdf
2017.04.05_documents.zip
Notice & Agenda for Special Meeting of Council on March 31, 2017
2017.03.31_notice.pdf
2017.03.31_agenda.pdf
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 Housing & Grants Committee Meeting on March 2, 2017
2017.03.02_minutes_housing_and_grants.pdf
Minutes for Trails Committee Meeting on March 1, 2017
2017.03.01_minutes_trails.pdf
Minutes for Council Meeting on February 13, 2017
2017.02.13_minutes.pdf
Minutes for Environment and Green Energy Committee Meeting on February 17, 2017
2016.02.17_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