2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

Posted to Environmental, Services on Oct 21, 2017

The following events are being held for residents of the Municipality of Highlands East:

Tory Hill Landfill Site

Saturday, June 24th from 10:00AM through 2:00PM
19178 Highway 118 between Wilberforce & Tory Hill.

Gooderham Transfer Station

Saturday, August 19th from 1:00PM through 4:00PM
1042 McColl's Road just east of Gooderham.

Tory Hill Landfill Site

Saturday, October 28th from 10:00AM through 2:00PM
19178 Highway 118 between Wilberforce & Tory Hill.

Faraday Public Works Yard

Residents of Highlands East can also attend the following HHW events being held at the Faraday Public Works Yard at 29860 Hwy. 28 South (across from the intersection of Monck Road and Hwy. 28) from 9:30AM through 2:30PM:

  • May 13th, 2017
  • June 10th, 2017
  • July 8th, 2017
  • August 12th, 2017
  • September 16th, 2017

Be sure to bring your landfill disposal card with you to these events.

Contact the Environmental Department at 613-339-2442 for more information or download our helpful flyer: What can I bring to HHW Events?

Draft Wellhead Protection Areas Amendment for Zoning By-law 2005-29

Posted to Downloads, News & Notices, Zoning By-Law on Oct 18, 2017

The Municipality of Highlands East is required to implement the Trent Source Protection Plan under the Clean Water Act and therefore plans to amend By-law 2005-29, the Zoning By-law as amended, with respect to lands identified by the Trent Source Protection Plan as Wellhead Protection Areas.

The document and associated maps are avaialble for download below.

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Keith Tallman Memorial Arena Now Open

Posted to News & Notices on Oct 18, 2017

Update for October 18th at 2:30PM: The arena is now open for normal operations. Sorry for the inconvenience and thanks to everyone for their patience.

Birthday Party Arena Rentals Available: Celebrate With Us!

Posted to News & Notices on Oct 5, 2017

Book an hour of ice time at the Keith Tallman Memorial Arena for your Birthday Party at the special Minor League rate of $60 per hour ($71.50 after HST and Insurance Fees) and get 30 minutes of party time in the lobby area for free! 

Ice season runs from October to March. Arena is available for other uses from May to September. For rentals please contact:

Property Supervisor Jim Alden at 705-448-2775 or jalden@highlandseast.ca;
Ken Riley at 705-448-2772;
Tracy Millar at 705-448-2981 Ext. 221 or tmillar@highlandseast.ca.

Energy Conservation & Management Plan

Posted to Downloads, Energy Conservation Plan on Sep 26, 2017

The Highlands East Energy Conservation & Demand Management Plan has been developed as part of the Green Energy Act 2009, O.Reg. 397/11 that came in to force on January 1st, 2012. The regulation applies to all public agencies in Ontario, including municipalities and municipal service boards responsible for the treatment or pumping of water or sewage.

The Ontario Provincial Government requires public agencies to better understand and manage their energy consumption. Therefore, the purposes of the regulation is for public agencies to report annually on energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for buildings and facilities in which the agency conducts its operations from, that are heated or cooled or are related to the treatment or pumping of water or sewage. 

In addition to the energy usage reporting, public agencies are required to develop a five (5) year energy conservation plan, published online and commencing July 1st, 2014.

For more information please contact:

Shannon Hunter
CAO/Treasurer
705-448-2981
shunter@highlandseast.ca

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Asset Management Plan

Posted to Asset Management Plan, Downloads on Sep 14, 2017

The Municipality of Highlands East has prepared an Asset Management Plan for its core infrastructure services including roads, bridges, water and wastewater. The Plan is intended to provide a comprehensive reference for renewing, operating, maintaining, building, replacing and disposing of the municipality’s core Infrastructure Assets. The plan is based on the guidelines provided in the Province of Ontario Ministry of Infrastructure’s Building Together Guide for Municipal Asset Management Plans. The Plan is based on currently available data and information on the core services of the municipality. The plan is a living document and will require continuous updates and improvements over time with the municipality’s ongoing data collection programs.

Infrastructure investment is an important component of municipal government responsibility. It helps facilitate economic development, promotes quality of life improvement for residents and can even create jobs.

For more information please contact:

Shannon Hunter, CMO, AMCT, Dipl.M.M.
Chief Administrative Officer/Treasurer
shunter@highlandseast.ca
705-448-2981 Ext. 231

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Get your Questions Answered at the Highlands East Visitor Information Centre mid-May through Thanksgiving

Posted to Activities, Administrative, Events, News & Notices, Services on Sep 6, 2017

The Highland East Vistor Information Centre is located at 2786 Essonville Line in Wilberforce (at the Curling Club) and is open daily, mid-May through Thanksgiving from 10:00AM through 4:00PM (closed Tuesdays) and offers mineral permission to collect forms and directions, geocaching information and GPS rentals, trails, events and other general area information.

Contact the Info Centre at 705-448-2981 Ext. 232 or email jvanier@highlandseast.ca.

 

During the off-season please call Joanne Vanier, Community Economic Development & Committee Coordinator at 705-448-2981 Ext. 233 or Tracy Millar, Receptionist at 705-448-2981 Ext. 221 or by email at info@highlandseast.ca

Tender T-08-2017: Sale of Surplus 2008 Chevy 4x4 Silverado 1/2 Ton with Cap

Posted to News & Notices on Aug 25, 2017

The Municipality of Highlands East is accepting Tenders for the Sale of a Surplus Vehicle. A 2008 Chevy 4 x 4 Silverado 1/2 Ton with cap. 

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Notice Regarding Environmental & By-law Department Sub-office Operating Schedule Changes

Posted to News & Notices on Aug 21, 2017

Council is in the process of streamlining and increasing efficiencies in our offices. It has been determined that the distribution of workload and part-time relocating of staff would assist the Municipality with business continuity and possible succession planning.

As of Tuesday, September 12, 2017 please be advised that the Environmental & By-law Department Sub-office located at 2778 Monck Road, Cardiff Ontario will be closed to the public Tuesdays and Thursdays until June 21, 2018.

If assistance is required on these days, Environmental & By-law Department staff can still be reached by phone or email.

Your co-operation with these changes are greatly appreciated.

By-Law 2017.66 Solar Projects Policy

Posted to Building, By-Law, Downloads, Services on Aug 17, 2017

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Agenda for Economic Development & Business Committee Meeting on November 14, 2017
2017.11.14_agenda_economic_development.pdf
Agenda for Recreation & Culture Committee Meeting on November 8, 2017
2017.11.08_agenda_recreation_and_culture.pdf
Agenda for Housing and Grants Committee Meeting on November 2, 2017
2017.11.02_agenda_housing_and_grants.pdf
Minutes for Trails Committee Meeting on November 1, 2017
2017.11.01_agenda_trails.pdf
Agenda for Short Term Accommodation Task Group on October 19, 2017
2017.10.19_agenda_short_term_accomodation.pdf
Agenda for Recreation & Culture Committee Meeting on October 11, 2017
2017.10.11_agenda_recreation_and_culture.pdf
Agenda for Housing & Grants Committee Meeting on October 5, 2017
2017.10.05_agenda_housing_and_grants.pdf
Agenda for Trails Committee Meeting on October 4, 2017
2017.10.04_agenda_trails.pdf
Minutes for Short Term Accommodation Task Group on September 28, 2017
2017.09.28_minutes_short_term_accomodation.pdf
Agenda for Short Term Accommodation Task Group on September 7, 2017
2017.09.07_agenda_short_term_accomodation.pdf
Agenda for Housing & Grants Committee Meeting on September 7, 2017
2017.09.07_agenda_housing_and_grants.pdf
Agenda for Trails Committee Meeting on September 6, 2017
2017.09.06_agenda_trails.pdf
Minutes for Economic Development & 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 Committee Meeting on August 2, 2017
2017.08.02_minutes_trails.pdf
Agenda for Recreation & Culture Committee Meeting on August 9, 2017
2017.08.09_agenda_recreation_and_culture.pdf
Agenda for Housing & Grants Committee Meeting on August 3, 2017
2017.08.03_agenda_housing_and_grants.pdf
Agenda for Trails Committee Meeting on August 2, 2017
2017.08.02_agenda_trails.pdf
Minutes for Environment and Green Energy Committee Meeting on July 13, 2017
2017.07.13_minutes_environment.pdf
Minutes for Economic Development & 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 & Business Committee Meeting on June 13, 2017
2017.06.13_minutes_economic_development.pdf
Minutes for Recreation & 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
Minutes for Trails Committee Meeting on June 7, 2017
2017.06.07_minutes_trails.pdf
Minutes for Trails Committee Meeting on May 3, 2017
2017.05.03_minutes_trails.pdf