Author Archives: Marc Shaw

CP Council discusses proper use of development charges

June 15, 2018 by
CP Council discusses proper use of development charges

Discussions on the appropriate usage of development charges in the town of Carleton Place popped up again during a meeting of the town’s Policy Review committee on Tuesday night.

The discussion began when council voted 5-2 in favour of a staff recommendation that would see $200,000 from the town’s Water ...

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Cornerstone Landing seeks support in Carleton Place to help eliminate youth homelessness

June 15, 2018 by
Cornerstone Landing seeks support in Carleton Place to help eliminate youth homelessness

On Tuesday night, Carleton Place town council heard a presentation from Terrilee Kelford, Chair of Cornerstone Landing Youth Services. She approached council as part of a series of visits to different municipalities in Lanark County to ask for their support in ending youth homelessness in the area.

Youth Homelessness in ...

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Re-elected Hillier kicks off tours of municipalities with stop in Carleton Place

June 13, 2018 by
Re-elected Hillier kicks off tours of municipalities with stop in Carleton Place

Recently re-elected conservative MPP has kicked off his tour of local municipalities. The Lanark Frontenac Kingston representative has made it his goal to visit council meetings in his constituency and started with a visit to Carleton Place town council on Tuesday night.

While addressing council and members of the public ...

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Bridge replacement options still being weighed in Carleton Place

June 13, 2018 by
Bridge replacement options still being weighed in Carleton Place

An environmental assessment on Carleton Place’s Central Bridge has been completed by consultant, RV Anderson and findings were presented to the town last month during an open house at the Carleton Place Canoe Club.

Back in April, Carleton Place town council had tabled a motion to post load restrictions along ...

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LFK Candidates meet in Almonte

May 31, 2018 by
LFK Candidates meet in Almonte

Provincial election candidates for the Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston riding took their messages to Almonte on Wednesday night.

Representatives from the Liberal, Conservative, NDP, Green, and Libertarian parties gathered at the Orchard View Retirement home to discuss issues their plans for issues facing rural Ontario residents.

Members of the crowd voiced  their concerns ...

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Carleton Place reverses renovation decision for canteen at Riverside Park

May 30, 2018 by
Carleton Place reverses renovation decision for canteen at Riverside Park

Carleton Place Town Council has reversed last week’s decision concerning renovations to the northeast section of the canteen at Riverside Park to allow Urban Ocean to operate it’s Stand Up Paddle business out of the space.

A vote to overturn last week’s decision was conducted last night before a bylaw ...

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Small renovation planned for building in Carleton Place’s Riverside Park

May 25, 2018 by
Small renovation planned for building in Carleton Place’s Riverside Park

The town of Carleton Place has announced plans to renovate the northeast portion of the former canteen space in Riverside Park.

The space, which no longer operates as a canteen and is leased by the Carleton Place Canoe Club, has been used in recent years by Urban Ocean as a ...

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Boulton House re-development in Carleton Place raises concerns

May 25, 2018 by
Boulton House re-development in Carleton Place raises concerns

A possible development on Mill Street in Carleton Place is raising a lot of questions with town staff. The Boulton House property, a redevelopment of what was once Slackoni’s, has become a controversial site due its proximity to residential buildings as well as Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority land.

The Boulton ...

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Carleton Place accepts 10-year capital plan

May 24, 2018 by
Carleton Place accepts 10-year capital plan

An updated 10-year capital plan for the town of Carleton Place was accepted by town council on Tuesday night.

The plan, discussed during a meeting of the town’s Policy Review Committee, outlines what town projects are expected to be completed over the next decade and their associated costs.

There are ...

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Carleton Place looking for answers from Feds on medicinal marijuana growers

May 23, 2018 by
Carleton Place looking for answers from Feds on medicinal marijuana growers

Unclear rules for the growth of medicinal cannabis have left Carleton Place town council with several questions about their ability to regulate production within the town.

While medicinal growers must register with Health Canada before they can produce cannabis, they are not required to seek approval from the local municipality ...

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