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Notice regarding Snow Removal and Parking on Municipal Roads

Posted to News & Notices on Dec 5, 2019

Winter maintenance and snow removal has begun and with your help, winter maintenance crews can plow faster and more efficiently.

Parked cars make plowing difficult and sometimes impossible. Parking on municipal streets and roads, obstructing traffic and prohibiting snow removal is not permitted. Vehicles in contravention of the Municipal Parking By-law will be ticketed or towed.

Dyno Estates, Cardiff Townsite & Bicroft Heights Christmas Garbage Pick-Up Notice

Posted to News & Notices on Dec 5, 2019

Please note that curbside garbage and recycling pick-up in Dyno Estates and Cardiff & Bicroft Heights will be carried out on Tuesday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 31 as Christmas and New Year's Day fall on Wednesday this year.

Recycling Reminder
December 24: Container pick up
December 31: Fiber pick up

Please contact the Environmental Office at 613-339-2442 with any questions and concerns.

Light the Night in Cardiff on Saturday, December 7th

Posted to Events, News & Notices on Dec 5, 2019

Join in on the Holiday cheer on Saturday, December 7th at the Dragon Fly in Cardiff at 6:30PM for refreshments, tree lighting and a visit from Santa! Everyone is welcome.

Spread cheer in Wilberforce with carolling followed by skating on Monday, December 23

Posted to Events, News & Notices on Nov 27, 2019

Spread a little cheer around Wilberforce with Christmas carolling followed by skating, hot chocolate and cookies! Meet at the park in Wilberforce on Monday, December 23 at 6:30 p.m. to go carolling and end up at the arena for skating from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

People holding carolling music at night.

A free event from your Wilberforce Funraising Group. Everyone is welcome.

2019 Organization Assessment Results and Recommendations

Posted to Downloads, News & Notices on Nov 26, 2019

This report gives information and recommendations on ways the municipality can be more efficient in service delivery and day to day operations.

Download File

Outdoor Rink Volunteers Needed

Posted to News & Notices on Nov 14, 2019

The Municipality of Highlands East needs your help!  We are looking for volunteers who are willing and able bodied to help maintain the outdoor rinks in Gooderham and Cardiff.  Without the help of volunteers the rinks will not be able to operate this winter. 

Please contact Property Supervisor, Jim Alden at 705-455-7515.

Skating in Highlands East

Posted to Activities on Oct 9, 2019
Photo of figure skating.

Regular Free Public Skating takes place on Sundays from 12:30PM until 2:00PM and Adults & Seniors Free Skating takes place on Tuesdays from 2:00PM to 3:00PM.

Holiday Skating

Special dates and times for free public skating during the holidays are as follows:

  • Friday, December 27, 2019 from 3:00PM to 4:30PM
  • Friday, January 3, 2020 from 3:00PM to 4:30PM

The 2019-2020 Ice Season runs from on September 29th to March 31st.

Many times are available to be booked. Whether running a league or wishing to rent the ice surface for hockey, skating programs, or a special event, we'll be happy to book you in!

Check our Events Calendar for skating times and to book an ice rental for your Group, League or for Birthday Parties and other Private Events, please contact:

  • Property Supervisor Jim Alden at 705-448-2775 or jalden [at] highlandseast [dot] ca,
  • Arena Direct Line at 705-448-2772,
  • Tracy Millar at 705-448-2981 Ext. 421 or tmillar [at] highlandseast [dot] ca

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

Short Term Rental Survey Results

Posted to News & Notices on Oct 9, 2019

Results from the public engagement questionnaire regarding Short Term Rentals is available for download below.

A meeting will be scheduled in the near future to review results and to determine next steps.

Download File

Composters and Digesters Available for Sale

Posted to Environmental, News & Notices, Services on Aug 19, 2019

The Municipality of Highlands East has composters and the digesters available for sale. Limited quantities will be stored at the Visitor Information Centre in Wilberforce where we accept cash or cheque. Payment by debit can be made at the Wilberforce Municipal Office during regular business hours. It may be advisable to call ahead to ensure there are units in stock.

Prices

Composters: $39 + HST $5.07 = $44.07 (31.5” wide x 25” deep x 34” high)
Digesters: $80 + HST $10.40 = $90.40 (31.5” diameter x 38.5” high)

Documentation

Composter Information Package (PDF)
Digester Information Package (PDF)
Digester Installation Insutructions (PDF)

Photos

Photo of Composter and Digester showing sizesPhoto of Composter and Digester Photo of ComposterPhoto of Composter

Waste Management Cottage Kits Available For Seasonal Residents

Posted to Administrative, Environmental, Services on Jul 21, 2019

Cottage Kits are available for residents to purchase for a small fee.

The kit provides the necessary information & tools needed for a cottage renter to dispose of their garbage and recycling at the end of the week and includes:

  • a landfill pass, good for one-time use, allowing them into the landfill sites.
  • a welcome letter that provides a quick overview of Highlands East waste management program and the rules that would be relevant to the cottage renter.
  • a clear bag for household garbage
  • clear blue recycling bags
  • large paper grocery bag for fibres
  • recycling guide, landfill hours of operation, map showing the landfill site locations, disposal fees, household hazardous waste event dates and an MNR Bear Wise Fact Sheet.

If you are interested in purchasing The Cottage Kit, you can do so by picking them up at the Municipal Office in Wilberforce, 2249 Loop Road, the Information Centre at 2786 Essonville Line, Wilberforce, or contact us to make arrangements to have a kit(s) mailed to you.

info [at] highlandseast [dot] ca or 705-448-2981 $3.00/kit or 10 kits for $25.00