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County Council Tours Northern Lennox & Addington County

May 9, 2019
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Lennox and Addington County Council had the opportunity to tour facilities and visit attractions in the Northern part of the County on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Scattered with lakes and forests this region is a popular recreational and tourism area. From geocaching, camping, motorcycle tours and stargazing, Northern Lennox and Addington provides opportunity for new business ventures, while stable and prosperous communities offer an enticing home.

EOWC meets Eastern Ontario Federal MPs, discusses cell gap, budget

April 23, 2019
Rob Plumley

Kingston, April 18, 2019 – Members of the Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC) and the Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) held a constructive meeting with their federal counterparts today, as part of ongoing advocacy efforts to advance priority projects for Eastern Ontario and dialogue with the federal government on issues of interest.

Vacant Tax Rebate and Reduction Programs

January 4, 2019
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.

Eric Smith Acclaimed as Lennox and Addington County Warden for 2019

December 14, 2018
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Lennox and Addington County Council wishes to announce that Eric Smith, Reeve of Stone Mills Township, was acclaimed County Warden for the year 2019, at Council’s Inaugural Meeting held on December 12, 2018. This is Eric Smith’s first time serving as the County Warden.

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.