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WELCOME TO THE TOWN OF LAURENTIAN HILLS
  
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Town of Laurentian Hills
34465 Highway 17, RR#1
Deep River, Ontario
K0J 1P0

Phone: 613-584-3114
Fax: 613-584-3285
Email: info@laurentianhills.ca

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
Closed weekends and holidays


Welcome to the Town of Laurentian Hills

Laurentian Hills is a community full of innovation and world-class opportunities. Add in a gorgeous natural environment along the historic Ottawa River, and this is a town full of potential for living, working and entrepreneurship.

WHAT'S NEW



Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre at 1-844-727-6404 to connect with care and support from a nurse practitioner, family physician and/or community paramedic.  Full details: https://www.drdh.org/newsroom/?newsid=3088

New pandemic healthcare service:  Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre - Click HERE

ONTARIO ENHANCING PUBLIC REPORTING ON COVID-19.  For updates - Click HERE 

For the latest from the Health Unit on COVID-19 - Click HERE

Government of Ontario:  https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

Government of Canada:  https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html

Millers Road Landfill
LIMITED ACCESS

Millers Road Landfill will be closed to Public access until further notice due to COVID-19  Contractors:  Please contact 613-584-2000 extension 107 to secure a permit and schedule access into the Millers Road Landfill Community members that require urgent access to the Millers Roads Landfill are asked to contact Public Works at 613-584-2000 extension 107

For Immediate Release

COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Town of Laurentian Hills, Ontario – March 16, 2020

The Town of Laurentian Hills and the Emergency Management team continues to work closely with the Renfrew County District Health Unit and our community partners to monitor the COVID-19 virus and will respond appropriately to any changes.

Residents are encouraged to follow the advice of the Provincial and Federal Health Ministers as well as to follow the guidance of our local experts in Public Health.   The Town is taking actions to help protect the health of our community and its employees and to prevent the spread of the virus.

Effective immediately UNITIL FURTHER NOTICE, the Point Alexander library, the Chalk River library and the Chalk River Nursery School programs are cancelled and the buildings are closed to the public. Also cancelled are the Committee of the Whole meetings held on the first Tuesday of the month.

The Town is maintaining essential services at this time as we continue to monitor the situation.  The Municipal Office will remain staffed Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  HOWEVER, THE BULDING IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.

Residents are encouraged to make payments online, utilize the afterhours drop box at the Point Alexander Municipal office or the drop box in Chalk River, located at 19 Railway Street.  Staff can be contacted by email or telephone (613-584-3114).   Contact/email numbers are listed on Town’s web site at http://www.laurentianhills.ca/contact-us/

Services such as the landfill, garbage and recycling curbside pick-up and routine road maintenance are not impacted at this time.  Garbage bag tags can be purchased directly at the Baggs Road landfill.

If you or a family member suspect that you have symptoms of COVID-19, please contact the Renfrew County District Health Unit at 613-735-8654 as soon as possible.

We appreciate your cooperation and understanding as we work to limit the spread of COVID-19 in our community.

Please monitor the following websites to keep yourself up to date on the virus:

Government of Ontario :   https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

Government of Canada:    https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html

Renfrew County District Health Unit:  https://www.rcdhu.com/novel-coronavirus-covid-19-2/

COVID-19 Ontario Ministry of Health information HERE

Novel Coronavirus in Renfrew County information sheet HERE and Self Monitoring Fact Sheet HERE

EASTER Garbage Changes

Regular Garbage pick-up on Friday April 10, 2020 will be rescheduled to Thursday April 9, 2020.  Regular Tuesday garbage pickup will NOT change.

May 2, 2020 is the Household Hazardous Waste and Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Day.  Information HERE

Renfrew County Housing Corporation Offers Support - Grant to Help Reduce Risk of Low-Income Homeowners from Becoming Homeless HERE

Click HERE for the County of Renfrew Official Plan 

🚛 Recycling Pick-Up 🚛

NEW Recycling Calendar for September 2019 to August 2020 HERE

Effective July 17th, 2019 the Town's Recycling pickup will alternate between containers one week (plastic and glass) and fibres the other week (carboard and paper)  Pick ups will now be done weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays as outlined below.  

Residents who have their garbage picked up on Tuesday will have their recycling picked up on Wednesday.
Residents who have their garbage picked up on Friday will have their recycling picked up on Thursday. 

Garbage Information regarding our two (2) bag limit HERE

Homeownership Assistance Program for County of Renfrew Residents to Access Funding Prospective First-Time Home Buyers HERE  Fact Sheet and Application Package HERE

Lending Hub - The Town currently has the following summer / winter equipment available to lend out to our residents: - Snowshoes and Golf Clubs - Assortment of sizes (children to adult) - Nordic walking poles, pickle ball sets, water mat, kayaks, paddleboards and life jackets.  To sign for the equipment you must be 18 years of age and provide proof of ID. The equipment and lending forms are located at the Municipal office 34465 Highway 17 Monday to Friday from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.

Taxes - Your INTERIM bill is mailed out at the end of January.  The first installment is due the third week in February and the second installment is due the third week of May.  Your FINAL bill is mailed out at the end of July.  The first installment is due the third week of August and the second installment is due the third week of October.

Property taxes are based on the assessment of your property. If you have questions regarding your property assessment, contact the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation at 1-866-296-6722.

How to Pay Taxes - Taxes can be paid online (at participating banks), by cheque, at Scotiabank, Bank of Montreal, the Credit Union, by mail or by cash or cheque at the Town office.  We also provide the option for monthly pre-authorized payment. Click here for a pre-authorized form

Application for a permit to construct or demolish - Click HERE
Application for a permit to construct septic system - Click HERE

WaterTesting Bottles - Water Testing bottles are available at the Town office for residents with a well. We are the drop off location.  Drop off your water samples between September to March is Tuesday and Wednesday only.  April to August drop off is Monday through Thursday. Same day your water is taken it must be submitted the same day.

Volunteer's Needed -  If you are interested in volunteering to have your water tested for lead, please contact the office at 613-584-3114. Water Testing is for Residents and Businesses connected to the Chalk River water system.

Fire Hydrant Maintenance - The Town conducts routine maintenance and flushing of fire hydrants during different times of the year. The Town will post hydrant flushing in the local paper, the North Renfrew Times.  Questions or concerns can be directed to: 613-584-3114.