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2017 Financial Statements

Posted to Downloads, Financial Reports on Jun 21, 2018

The audited Financial Statements for the year 2017 for the Municipality of Highlands East are now available for download below.

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Celebrate Canada Day throughout Highlands East

Posted to Events, News & Notices on Jun 18, 2018

Travel around Highlands East enjoying the many planned activities. Get your passport in Cardiff and have it stamped at all 5 locations to receive a ballot for a $100 gift certificate to be drawn before the fireworks in Gooderham. Continue reading to check out the full schedule or download a copy to print at home!

Cardiff 9:00AM - 11:00AM

Cardiff Legion, Cardiff Country Store

Breakfast at the Royal Canadian Legion ($7) Get your passport stamped at the Cardiff Country Store. Open house at the Fire Hall.

Highland Grove 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Kidd School House Museum, 5373 Loop Road

Felting, spinning wheel, and weaving, clay pinch pot, crafts, horseshoes, cutting and much more. Open house at the Fire Hall.

Wilberforce 1:00PM - 4PM

Red Cross Outpost Museum, Info Centre, Fire Hall

Raising the flag ceremony at 1:00PM, live entertainment, free sandwiches and cup cakes. Free horse drawn wagon rides and games at the Information Centre. Open house at the Fire Hall.

Tory Hill 3:00PM - 5:00PM

Highway 118 & County Road 503 Intersection

Come for games refreshments and first hand history with story telling from colourful local residents.

Gooderham 5:00PM - 10:30PM

Gooderham Community Centre, 1043 Community Centre Road

Live entertainment, cake and refreshments, BBQ, face painting, fossil display, children’s program, Irondale display, open house at the Fire Hall and more followed by the Grand Finale Fireworks.

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Notice regarding Naming of all Public/Private Roads and/or changing of Road Names

Posted to News & Notices on Jun 18, 2018
Take Notice that pursuant to Section 48 of the Municipal Act 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25, as amended, the Municipal Council, at their Regular Meeting, will be considering a bylaw to name/rename all public and private roads, as required, to accommodate the addition/revision of road names within the County of Haliburton.
 
Date:  Wednesday July 4, 2018
Time:  9:00AM
Location: 1101 Holmes Road, Wilberforce
 
For further information, please contact the municipal office:
 
Municipality of Highlands East
Box 295, Wilberforce, Ontario K0L 3C0
Robyn Rogers, Clerk
(705) 448-2981 ex. 422 or rrogers [at] highlandseast [dot] ca

Keep the kids busy at Summer Adventure Day Camp this July

Posted to Activities on Jun 16, 2018

Camps run July 9-13 in Wilberforce, July 16-20 in Gooderham and July 23-27 in Cardiff and feature lots of crafts, sports, swimming, cooking and more. Just $30 for the week.

Contact Erin Curry at Point in Time at 705-457-5345 ext 313 for more information.

Be Bear Wise

Posted to Activities, Downloads, News & Notices on Jun 4, 2018

The Ministry of Naturual Resources and Forestry's Bear Wise program strives to reduce human-bear conflict and has made available the information sheets available for download below. Please use these resources to protect yourselves and your property while also allowing Ontario's Black Bear's to enjoy their natural habitat.

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How to Obtain a Building Permit - A Guide to the Homeowner

Posted to Building, Downloads, Services on May 30, 2018

The PDF available for download below outlines everything homeowners need to know about the building permit process.

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Proposed Floor Plan for Highlands East Building Department Renovation

Posted to News & Notices on May 29, 2018

Highlands East Council invites comment on the proposed floor plan available for download below (originally attached to the minutes of the Special Meeting of Council held on May 24th in Gooderham) that is being considered for renovations to the Highlands East Building Department in Gooderham. Discussion and possible adoption of the plans will take place at the next regular meeting of council.

Please send your comments to Laurie Devolin, CBO at ldevolin [at] highlandseast [dot] ca

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Swimming and Swim Lessons in Highlands East

Posted to Activities on May 25, 2018

Cardiff Pool

For swim lessons and recreational swimming contact 613-339-2442 for more information or download the the 2018 Swim Program Flyer and the 2018 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 2 – July 13 (Morning)
Session #2 July 16 – July 27 (Morning)
Session #3 July 30 – August 10 (Morning)

Wilbermere Beach, Wilberforce Swimming Lessons:
Session #1 July 2 – July 13 (Morning)
Session #2 July 16 – July 27 (Morning)
Session #3 July 16 – July 27 (Evening)

Pine Lake Beach, Gooderham Swimming Lessons:

Session #1 July 2 – July 13 (Afternoon)
Session #2 July 16 
– July 27 (Afternoon)

Please download the 2018 Swim Program Flyer and the 2018 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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June is Seniors' Month in Ontario

Posted to News & Notices on May 25, 2018

June is Ontario's 34th annual Seniors' Month and this year's theme is, "Now's the time to start something new." The Municipality of Highlands East encourages seniors to be active and involved in the community and there are some great programs and activities taking place every week within the Municipality including:

For more information about programs and services that are available to help seniors lead a healthy, active, and engaged life over 65, please visit ontario.ca/AgingWell.

Exercise your green thumb at one of Highlands East's Community Gardens

Posted to Activities on May 17, 2018

There are currently three Community Gardens in Highlands East. If you are interested in taking part please contact the organizers listed below.

Wilberforce Community Garden

Nation Wong: nation [at] nationwong [dot] com | 416-805-3585

Highland Grove Community Garden

Ken Mott: k_mott [at] hotmail [dot] com | 705-935-1956

Gooderham Community Garden

Barbara Kraus: b [dot] kraus [at] rogers [dot] com

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Agenda for Recreation and Culture Committee Meeting on June 13, 2018
2018.06.13_agenda_recreation_and_culture.pdf
Agenda for Economic Development and Business Committee Meeting on June 12, 2018
2018.06.12_agenda_economic_development.pdf
Agenda for Housing and Grants Committee Meeting on June 7, 2018
2018.06.07_agenda_housing_and_grants.pdf
Agenda for Trails and Outdoor Tourism Committee Meeting on June 6, 2018
2018.06.06_agenda_trails.pdf
Agenda for Environment and Green Energy Committee Meeting on May 10, 2018
2018.05.10_agenda_environment.pdf
Agenda for Recreation and Culture Committee Meeting on May 9, 2018
2018.05.09_agenda_recreation_and_culture.pdf
Agenda for Economic Development and Business Committee Meeting on May 8, 2018
2018.05.08_agenda_economic_development.pdf
Agenda for Housing and Grants Committee Meeting on May 3, 2018
2018.05.03_agenda_housing_and_grants.pdf
Agenda for Trails and Outdoor Tourism Committee Meeting on May 2, 2018
2018.05.02_agenda_trails.pdf
Agenda for Environment and Green Energy Committee Meeting on April 12, 2018
2018.04.12_agenda_environment.pdf
Agenda for Recreation and Culture Committee Meeting on April 18, 2018
2018.04.18_agenda_recreation_and_culture.pdf
Minutes for Recreation and Culture Committee Meeting on October 11, 2017
2017.10.11_minutes_recreation_and_culture.pdf
Minutes for Trails and Outdoor Tourism Advisory Committee Meeting on October 4, 2017
2017.10.04_minutes_trails.pdf
Minutes for Short Term Accommodation Task Group Meeting on September 28, 2017
2017.09.28_minutes_short_term_accomodation.pdf
Minutes for Recreation and Culture Committee Meeting on September 13, 2017
2017.09.13_minutes_recreation_and_culture.pdf
Minutes for Trails and Outdoor Tourism Advisory Committee Meeting on September 6, 2017
2017.09.06_minutes_trails.pdf
Minutes for Recreation and Culture Committee Meeting on August 9, 2017
2017.08.09_minutes_recreation_and_culture.pdf
Minutes for Economic Development and Business Committee Meeting on August 8, 2017
2017.08.08_minutes_economic_development.pdf
Minutes for Housing and Grants Committee Meeting on August 3, 2017
2017 08 03_minutes_housing_and_grants.pdf
Minutes for Trails and Outdoor Tourism Advisory Committee Meeting on August 2, 2017
2017.08.02_minutes_trails.pdf
Minutes for Environment and Green Energy Committee Meeting on July 13, 2017
2017.07.13_minutes_environment.pdf
Minutes for Economic Development and Business Committee Meeting on July 11, 2017
2017.07.11_minutes_economic_development.pdf
Minutes for Council Meeting on July 5, 2017
2017.07.05_minutes.pdf
Agenda & Documents for Council Meeting on July 5, 2017
2017.07.05_agenda.pdf
2017.07.05_documents.zip
Minutes for Council Meeting on June 13, 2017
2017.06.13_minutes.pdf
Minutes for Economic Development and Business Committee Meeting on June 13, 2017
2017.06.13_minutes_economic_development.pdf
Minutes for Recreation and Culture Committee Meeting on July 14, 2017
2017.06.14_minutes_recreation_and_culture.pdf
Minutes for Environment and Green Energy Committee Meeting on June 8, 2017
2017.06.08_minutes_environment.pdf
Minutes for Council Meeting on June 7, 2017
2017.06.07_minutes.pdf