September 19th, 2018

Blue Green Algae: How to identify it and what to do about it.

Posted to Downloads, Environmental, News & Notices, Services on Sep 19, 2018

There has been a dramatic increase in blue green algae blooms in Ontario in recent years. As a result many lakefront property owners are very concerned when they see blooms or floating masses which they think could be a bloom. To alleviate unnecessary concerns and to share important information the Coalition of Haliburton Property Owners Associations is providing a fact sheet (available for download below) on how to identify blue green algae blooms and what to do if you do spot one

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September 17th

2018 Municipal Election: Information for Voters

Posted to Elections, News & Notices on Sep 17, 2018

The 2018 Municipal Election on October 22nd is fast approaching and new information has been posted to our Elections Hub, specifically for Voters. The Information for Voters section has all the information an Elector could need, including: 

  • The Voters List which is available to view and be edited if needed at the Election Office at the Wilberforce Municipal Office. Make sure you are on the list and that your information is correct!
  • Key Dates & Resources where you can learn that Voters' Kits are being Mailed the week of September 24th and October 11th is the last day to mail your ballot, after that you need to drop it off at the Election Office at the Wilberforce Municipal Office.
  • How to Vote where the Vote By Mail process is outlined step-by-step.
  • Who Can Vote discusses Students, Trailer Owners, owning property in muliple municipalities and/or multiple wards, and other topics relating to voter eligibility.

September 12th

Agenda for Economic Development and Business Committee Meeting on September 18, 2018

Posted to Agenda, Committees, Council on Sep 12, 2018

Agenda for Environment and Green Energy Committee Meeting on September 13, 2018

Posted to Agenda, Committees, Council on Sep 12, 2018

Agenda for Recreation and Culture Committee Meeting on September 12, 2018

Posted to Agenda, Committees, Council on Sep 12, 2018

September 6th

Notices for Public Planning Meeting on October 3, 2018

Posted to News & Notices on Sep 6, 2018

The Council for The Corporation of the Municipality of Highlands East will be holding a public meeting under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P. 13 as amended, to allow the public to comment on applications for three (3) proposed Zoning By-law Amendments.

The public meeting is being held for the applications attached below to enable interested members of the public to understand and comment on the Zoning By-law Amendment.

Date and Location Of Public Meeting

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Time: 10:30AM
Location: 1101 Holmes Road - the County Library in Wilberforce

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Highlands East Strategic Plan

Posted to Downloads, Strategic Plan on Sep 6, 2018

Join us for a Community Screening of Still Standing's Wilberforce Episode on October 30th

Posted to Events, News & Notices on Sep 6, 2018
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Save The Date!

Join the Community for a special town screening of the Wilberforce Still Standing Episode on Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 at 7:00PM at the Lloyd Watson Centre, 2249 Loop Road, Wilberforce.

View a sneak peek here: http://www.cbc.ca/stillstanding/episodes/season-4/season-4-sneak-peek-wilberforce-ont

September 5th

Notice regarding Preliminary List of Electors

Posted to Council, Elections, News & Notices on Sep 5, 2018

Clerk's notice of posting of preliminary list of electors
The Municipal Election Act, 1996 as amended, Section 23.

Notice is hereby given that the Clerk for the Municipality of Highlands East has complied with Section 23 of the Municipal Elections Act 1996 as amended. There shall be available in the municipal office on the 4th day of September, 2018, the list of persons eligible to vote in the municipality at the municipal elections and the list remains there for inspection.

I hereby call upon all such electors to check the list and to take immediate proceedings to have any errors or omissions corrected according to law.

The last day for filing applications to add or remove your own name is Monday, October 22nd, 2018 at 8:00PM

Revisions of the list will be taken at the Municipal Office, 2249 Loop Road, Wilberforce, ON, K0L 3C0. Revisions of the list will be undertaken as follows:

Own Name:
September 4th to October 19th during normal office hours and on Election Day, October 22nd, 2018 from 9:00AM to 8:00PM.

Removal of Another Person’s Names:
September 4th to October 19th during normal office hours and on Election Day, October 22nd, 2018 from 9:00AM to 8:00PM.

Qualifications of Electors

A person is entitled to be an elector at an election held in a local municipality if on voting day, he or she,

  • resides in the local municipality, or is the owner or tenant of land there, or the spouse of such owner or tenant; and
  • is a Canadian Citizen
  • is at least 18 years old; and
  • is not prohibited from voting under Section 17 Subsection 3 or otherwise by law.

Robyn Rogers, Clerk/Returning Officer
Municipality of Highlands East
2249 Loop Road, Box 295
Wilberforce, ON, K0L 3C0
(705) 448-2981 Ex. 222

August 30th

Tender T-10-2018: Sale of Surplus 2010 Ford F150 Regular Cab with Cap

Posted to News & Notices on Aug 30, 2018

The Municipality of Highlands East is accepting Tenders for the Sale of a Surplus Vehicle. A 2010 Ford F150 Regular Cab with Cap. 

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