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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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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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

Water Sample Service Schedule & Drop-off Information

Posted to Environmental, News & Notices, Services on May 17, 2018

Pick-up & Drop-off Locations

Water sample bottles can be picked up at any Municipal Office in Highlands East.

Filled samples must be dropped off at the Wilberforce Municipal Office for shipment to the testing facility.

Summer Schedule

The bi-weekly summer water sample drop-off schedule will begin the week of April 16th with drop-offs being accepted Mondays and Wednesdays before Noon on each of those days.

Winter Schedule

Drop-offs will revert to our once-weekly winter schedule on October 2nd 2018.

Spring Flood Warning

Posted to News & Notices on May 9, 2018

The Crowe Valley Conservation Authority has cancelled the Flood Watch issued on the 6th of May 2018 effective immediately, 9th of May 2018 and issued a Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety notice.

As of 4:00PM on May 4th the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry - Bancroft District has issued a Flood Warning for York River, a Flood Watch for Little Mississippi River and Madawaska River and a Flood Outlook for the remainder of the district.

Please view/download these documents below:

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Source Protection Policies (OPA 2) In Effect

Posted to Downloads, News & Notices, Official Plan on May 2, 2018

On March 29th the County of Haliburton approved OPA 2, an official plan amendment to integrate source protection policies and land use schedules into the Highland East Official Plan. The County approval as well as OPA 2 can be reviewed and downloaded below.

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Special Meeting of Council to be held on May 24, 2018

Posted to News & Notices on Apr 24, 2018

A Special Meeting of Council is being held at the Robert McCausland Memorial Community Centre in Gooderham on May 24th 2018 at 7PM to review and discuss current and future projects pertaining to municipal facilities and roads within Glamorgan.

Free Falls Prevention Course for Seniors

Posted to News & Notices on Apr 19, 2018

Haliburton Highlands Health Services is running a 12 week Falls Prevention Course, free for seniors age 55+ on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting May 1st through July 16th. Sessions will take place from 1PM to 2PM at the Keith Tallman Memorial Arena.

Registration is required. Please contact Nancy Brownsberger at 705-457-2941 x2922

Social Recreation Drop-In Program for Seniors at the Legion in Wilberforce

Posted to Activities, News & Notices on Apr 4, 2018

HHHS Community Support Services are holding a Social Recreation Drop-In Program for seniors at the Wilberforce Legion on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month from 10AM to 2PM.

Drop-in to this free gathering where you can do coffee and colouring, tech-time, board and card games, pool, cribbage and more. Plus, you can make projects like robotics, programming your tech devices, hand sewing projects, card making, button making and more! Or, just enjoy a great time chatting with friends over a cup of coffee.

Kidde Smoke Detector Recall: See if you are affected.

Posted to News & Notices on Mar 28, 2018

Kidde has recalled 40,000 Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms due to potential safety risk. Visit the website below to see if your alarm is included in the recall: https://kidde-smoke-alarm-recallcaen.expertinquiry.com/

Meeting Minutes & Agenda

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Agenda for Recreation and Culture Committee Meeting on July 11, 2018
2018.07.11_agenda_recreation_and_culture.pdf
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