News

Vacant Tax Rebate and Reduction Programs

November 19, 2018
Lindsey

The County of Lennox & Addington is considering making changes to its Vacant Tax Rebate and Reduction Programs for Commercial & Industrial properties. These programs have been in place since the current property assessment system was implemented in 1998. The Province has now provided an opportunity to allow municipalities to tailor these programs based upon local needs.

Remembrance Day Hours

November 10, 2018
Rob Plumley

All Lennox & Addington County buildings are closed in observance of Remembrance Day on Monday, November 12th.

Novelis Neighbour Supports Local Project through United Way

November 9, 2018
Lindsey

Novelis, the world’s premier producer of rolled aluminum and the global leader in aluminum recycling, will be making a difference in our region, as part of the company’s global Novelis volunteer month projects. Novelis provides large-scale volunteer projects in all major locations.

Quinte Conservation Declares Level 2 Low Water Condition for the Quinte Conservation Watershed

September 21, 2018
Lindsey

Quinte Conservation and the Low Water Response Team have declared a Level 2 Low Water Condition due to lack of rainfall and low flows throughout the Quinte Watershed.

Quinte Conservation Watershed Monitoring Coordinator Lynette Lambert says, “The long range forecasts do not show much rain and it looks as though the warm and dry conditions will continue into the fall.”

$36 Million for Rural High-Speed Internet Announced

July 26, 2018
Rob Plumley

Internet access is more than just a convenience: communities, businesses and institutions need it to offer new services and create new opportunities. That’s why, through an investment of over $10.8 million, the Government of Canada is helping 21 communities and up to 38 institutions in eastern Ontario get online with new or improved high-speed Internet access. Of the 21 communities that will benefit from this investment, one is an Indigenous community.

Eastern Ontario Federal MPs Voice Strong Support for Cellular Improvements

June 28, 2018
Rob Plumley

(June 27, 2018) The Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) is pleased that all Members of Parliament representing the region, and from across party lines, have signed strong letters of support to the federal government to help fund proposed cell service improvements for the region. 

EORN is proposing a $213 million public-private partnership to improve both the reach and quality of cellular data services in rural Eastern Ontario, which is essential for business investment, jobs and quality of life. 

Orchard Elected to Board of Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators

May 30, 2018
Rob Plumley

Fredericton, NB (May 31, 2018) – Brenda Orchard, Chief Administrative Officer for Lennox and Addington County, ON, has been elected to the board of directors for the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators (CAMA).  She was elected as the CAMA Board Representative for Ontario during the association’s annual general meeting, held on May 29, 2017 at CAMA’s national conference in Fredericton, NB.

2018 Municipal and School Board Election Candidate and Third-Party Advertiser Information Session

May 25, 2018
Lindsey

If you are interested in being a Council or School Board Candidate or a Third-Party Advertiser in the 2018 Municipal and School Board Election, then this information session is for you!

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If you have any further questions regarding this information session, please contact one of the following Municipal Clerks:

Province supports project tackling cellular dead zones across Eastern Ontario

April 25, 2018
Lindsey

The Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus and Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) welcomed the Ontario Government’s commitment of $71 million to improve cell service across the region. Ontario Rural Affairs Minister Jeff Leal announced the funding formally at an event in Belleville yesterday.

EORN has proposed a $213 million public-private partnership to improve both the reach and quality of cellular data services in the region. The federal government and the private sector are also being asked to support the project.

Lennox & Addington County Purchases Denbigh Ambulance Base

January 19, 2018
Rob Plumley

On January 17, 2018 Lennox and Addington County purchased the Denbigh ambulance base property. The County has been operating an ambulance base from a leased facility in Denbigh since 2003. The County will continue to operate one ambulance for twelve hours per day from the newly purchased base.

“Lennox and Addington County’s purchase ensures that ambulance service will continue to have a location in Denbigh,” stated Warden Bill Lowry.