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Free Falls Prevention Course for Seniors

Posted to Activities, News & Notices on Jan 17, 2019

Haliburton Highlands Health Services is running two 12 week Falls Prevention Courses, free for Older Adults and/or Adults with Disabilities on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting April 9th.

Sessions will take place from 1PM to 2PM at the Keith Tallman Memorial Arena and will provide education on falls-related topics and theory, develop basic skills for training for fall prevention, strength assessments to measure progress and gentle excerises for strength and balance.

The first 12-week session runs from April 9th to June 27th

The second 12-week session runs from July 9th to September 26th

Registration is required. Please contact Kestrel Woodley at 705-457-1392 x2938

Part-Time By-law Administrative Assistant Position Available

Posted to News & Notices on Jan 16, 2019

The Municipality of Highlands East is seeking a Part-Time By-law Administrative Assistant.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer/Treasurer, the successful applicant will primarily work with the By-law Enforcement Officer. This position is responsible for administrative assistance with review, creation, investigation, and enforcement of the provisions of all By-laws of the Municipality as well as other applicable law.

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Canada Revenue Agency Scams: Recognize, Reject and Report It!

Posted to News & Notices on Jan 15, 2019

The RCMP has released an info sheet regarding CRA scams that can come over email, text or phone calls. The Municipality of Highlands East urges all of its residents to be informed about this common scam. Download the PDF below to learn how to protect yourself and others.

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Notice Regarding Changes to 2019 Council Meetings

Posted to Council, News & Notices on Jan 8, 2019

Council today (January 8, 2019) approved Council Meeting dates to change to the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month and location to be at the Lloyd Watson Centre in Wilberforce.

The first regular Council Meeting of 2019 will take place on January 16th at the Lloyd Watson Centre in Wilberforce.

Click here to download the 2019 Council Meeting Schedule

Public Information Session regarding Irondale River Culvert Replacement

Posted to News & Notices on Jan 2, 2019

The Ministry of Transportation is holding a public information session regarding the replacement of the Irondale River Culvert under Highway 118, west of Loves Road.

This information session is being held at the Lloyd Watson Centre in Wilberforce on January 22, 2019 from 4PM to 7PM. 

For more information please contact Mike de Lugt at 1-800-267-0295

2019 Recycling Schedule for Cardiff & Bicroft Heights

Posted to Downloads, Environmental, Services on Jan 1, 2019

Application to purchase Original Shoreline Marine Allowance

Posted to Administrative, Applications, Downloads, Services on Dec 19, 2018

By-law No. 2013-04 was passed by Council at the February 12, 2013 council meeting. This by-law adopted the policy for the shoreline road allowance closure and established fees for the purchase of the shoreline road allowance.

Please note that upon filing an application an inspection will be completed by the Municipal Bylaw Enforcement Officer.

Please contact Robyn Rogers, Clerk at 705-448-2981 Ext. 422 or rrogers [at] highlandseast [dot] ca for more information.

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Skating in Highlands East

Posted to Activities on Dec 1, 2018
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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.

The 2018-2019 Ice Season runs from on October 9th 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,
  • Ken Riley at 705-448-2772,
  • Tracy Millar at 705-448-2981 Ext. 221 or tmillar [at] highlandseast [dot] ca

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

Need a ride? Let Bancroft Community Transit help!

Posted to News & Notices on Oct 31, 2018

Bancroft Community Transit (BCT) is making weekly trips to, from and around Wilberforce to help community residents and local businesses. Anyone can call to book a seat and they will be making mulitple pickup stops throughout Highlands East as needed.

Beginning November 2, 2018 BCT will be making the following trips:

  • $16 round trip to Bancroft 1st & 3rd Friday each month (with option for local trips if needed)
  • $5 unlimited stop Local Trips 2nd & 4th Friday each month (get a ride to Foodland, the Diner, Pharmacy, Agnews and/or Legion Lunch, etc.)

For more information and to book your seat please call Isabelle at 613-332-8291 or contact Kathy Rogers at 705-448-3652

A Christmas shopping trip to Peterborough is also being considered so if you are interested please call.

Advisory Committee Volunteers Needed

Posted to Committees, Council, News & Notices on Oct 25, 2018

The Corporation of the Municipality of Highlands East is currently seeking applications from members of the public for appointments to the following committees:

  • Economic Development and Business Committee (6 Public Members)
  • Environment Committee (6 Public Members)
  • Housing and Grants Committee (6 Public Members)
  • Trails and Outdoor Tourism Committee (8 Public Members)
  • Recreation and Culture Committee (6 Public Members)
  • Short-term Accommodations Committee (6 Public Members)

All Appointments shall be for the term of Council (4 Years). Members of the public interested in serving on one of these Committees are asked to submit an application on the prescribed form to the Office of the CAO no later than Noon on November 21, 2018. Please mark confidential.

Application forms are available for download below.

Shannon Hunter, CAO/Treasurer Corporation of the Municipality of Highlands East
P.O. Box 295, Wilberforce, Ontario, K0L 3C0
shunter [at] highlandseast [dot] ca
705-448-2981 Ext. 431

For further information, contact Shannon Hunter by email at shunter [at] highlandseast [dot] ca

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