Newsletters and Other Resources
The history of Laurentian Hills has been researched and written in a book by Jennifer Mercer. "Staying the Run: A History of the United Townships of Rolph, Buchanan, Wylie and McKay" is available at our local libraries and the Rolph, Buchanan, Wylie and McKay historical society.
FLOODS: DIRECT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Sandbag Disposal information HERE
Sand / Sandbags / Emergency / Road washout 613-584-3865
Canadian Red Cross (for beneficiaries to call to register) 1-800-863-6582 or Register On-line HERE You can receive up to $600.00 per family for basic assistance.
THE OTTAWA RIVER REGULATING COMMITTEE (ORRC) http://www.ottawariver.ca/river-levels-flows.php
MEDIA ALERT, Support Available for Residents Impacted by the Flood HERE
Red Cross will be providing support for people who are in need, who have been evacuated and need accommodations up to the first 72 hours. Individuals in need of support from Red Cross are asked to call 1-866-637-4263.
Residents are welcome to go to 33 Blimkie Street in Chalk River or 240 Bass Lake Road in Point Alexander to fill sandbags to be utilized for prevention and protection of your property. Use of these facilities is at your own risk.
Sandbag Filling Tips - HERE
ONTARIO DISASTER RECOVERY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM – PROVINCE OPEN FOR FUNDING
Self Assessment Ontario Disaster Assistance Fund HERE
Disaster Recover Assistance Program Application https://www.ontario.ca/page/apply-disaster-recovery-assistance
MNRF SURFACE WATER MONITORING https://www.ontario.ca/page/surface-water-monitoring
Flood Water Safety - For your Drinking Water- HERE
Renfrew County and District Health Unit Information Re: Private Wells and Septic Systems
County of Renfrew: Flood Preparation and Recovery HERE
County of Renfrew - AECL Restructuring Presentation - HERE
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, kayaks 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.
Memorial Tree Program
Donation Policy - HERE
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy
The Town of Laurentian Hills is committed to the tenets of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act ( the Act). The Town is committed to upholding the standards of privacy established within the Act and to providing individuals with the right of access to information in its custody and control including most general records as well as records containing their own personal information, where applicable. The Town will provide information when ever possible without anyone needing to use the formal Freedom of Information request process. In actual fact the Town does not maintain files on individuals as a general practice.
The Town does however caution that if letters or information is presented to Council or its Committees of the Whole that those meetings are open public meetings, once the Council has dealt with the presented information it becomes part of the public record and may be given to any requester provided it does not release personal information.
For more information please contact the Office of the Clerk, Town of Laurentian Hills or please check out the website of the Information and Privacy Commissioner/Ontario's web site at www.ipc.on.ca.
Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission - Do Not Call List
Remote Patient Care