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Welcome to Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan

Updated: Sep 17 14
 Created: Feb 11 14

A collage of photos - people enjoying outdoor activities like tobogganing, canoeing and more.

Some of the activities to be enjoyed in our township.  We hope you enjoy exploring it.

See more pics in the Photo Gallery

Municipal Office During COVID-19 Pandemic

Updated: Aug 10 20
 Created: Aug 10 20

The Township office will be open to the public as of Monday, August 10, 2020.

If you have been SICK or feel UNWELL DO NOT ENTER the Municipal Office.  Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms.

Hand sanitizer is available in the foyer and all visitors are encouraged to use it before you approach the front counter.

MASKS WILL BE MANDATORY UPON ENTRY as per Renfrew County District Health Unit guidelines.  Please refer to the attached poster on the DO's and DON'TS of using a mask

Only two people will be allowed in the building at a time.  Practice physical distancing guidelines and follow the markings that are placed on the floor.

Staff will record visitors names and contact information for contact tracing.

Office doors and public areas will be sanitized throughout the day.  The public washroom remains closed to the public until further notice.

If you wish to meet with a staff member this will be done by appointment. 

Staff can be contacted by email or phone Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Please refer to the STAFF DIRECTORY for a list of email addresses.  

PROPERTY TAX PAYMENTS

In an effort to do our part in keeping our community safe and to slow the spread of the virus, we encourage resident to continue to make property tax payments online or by telephone banking.  If paying by cheque please place the payment in the Drop Box on the outside of the Municipal Office.  If you require your property tax bill be stamped please include the entire bill.  When the payment is processed the bill will be stamped and mailed back to you for your records.

BUILDING / SEPTIC / DEMOLITION PERMITS APPLICATIONS AND CIVIC ADDRESS REQUESTS

Building permit applications, septic permit applications, demolition permit applications and civic address request forms should be placed in the Drop Box on the outside of the Municipal Office.

Please call the Municipal Office at 613-758-2061 if you have questions or concerns. 

LEVEL 1 FIRE BAN - Currently In Effect

Updated: Aug 05 20
 Created: May 15 20


 

Effective 12:01 a.m. May 16, 2020, the Provincial Restricted Fire Zone as well as the previously issued Municipal Level 2 (Total) Fire Ban shall be removed and replaced with a Level 1 Fire Ban for the Township of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan.  This will allow for open air fires (camp fires / cooking fires), however no burn permits will be issued for brush piles or grass fires.  

For more information on open air fires in the Township, please review By-law 2020-30.

This ban will be in effect until further notice.

See the attached issued Level 1 Fire Ban.

Request for Proposal 2020-001 - Construction of Outdoor Washroom and Changing Facility - 59 Lily Pad Road

Updated: Jul 29 20
 Created: Jul 29 20


The Township of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan requires the construction of one outdoor washroom and changing facility at 59 Lily Pad Road (Kauffeldt Lake Beach).

The contractor shall provide all needed supplies, obtain all applicable permits/approvals and perform all contracting and construction services for the construction of one new accessible unisex outhouse with an attached accessible change room.  it is important to mention that all buildings will be off grid, have no access to running water or electricity.

CLOSING DATE:   Friday, August 28, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.

For complete details of the Request for Proposal and submission instructions click HERE.

Request for Proposal 2020-002 - Addition of Standby Generator for Municipal Office/Road Garage

Updated: Jul 29 20
 Created: Jul 29 20


The Corporation of the Township of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan is seeking qualified contractors to submit a Request for Proposal for the sale and installation of an emergency backup diesel or propane powered standby generator system for the Municipal Office/Roads Garage.  The generator must conform to the specifications stated in this proposal and all work necessary to compete the installation of the generator at this facility.  

CLOSING DATE:  Friday, August 28, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.

For complete details of the Request for Proposal and submission instructions click HERE.

Community Safety and Well-Being Plan

Updated: Aug 07 20
 Created: Aug 07 20

MEDIA RELEASE - July 30, 2020 - In 2019, the muncipalities of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan; Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards; Madawaska Valley; and South Algonquin committed to working collaboratively to develop and implement a Community Safety and Well-Being (CSWB) Plan.

Click to read the entire MEDIA RELEASE.

Gardeners Needed

Updated: Jul 29 20
 Created: Jul 17 20


The Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan Recreation Committee is seeking gardeners.

If you have a passion for gardening, are interested in providing fresh produce for community activities or don't have a garden of your own but wish to have access to fresh produce, you may be interested  in the BLR Community Garden Project.

Click for more INFORMATION.

County of Renfrew and City of Pembroke to Create Seniors Housing Strategy

Updated: Jul 30 20
 Created: Jul 30 20

Renfrew County Council along with the City of Pembroke are pleased to announce that they have engaged a consulting firm to assist in the development of a Seniors Housing Strategy for Renfrew County and area.  Re/fact Consulting will lead a comprehensive review of senior services across the county which will lead to the creation of a Seniors Housing Strategy intended to assist the County of Renfrew in strategic decision making and policy development regarding seniors housing options. 

Click to read the entire NEWS RELEASE.

Honouring Seniors - The Creative Photography Project

Updated: Jul 15 20
 Created: Jul 15 20

OV-CAOS and their community partners are working with seniors to honour their lives and contributions to our community.  They are doing this by collecting stories and taking photographic portraits of up to fifty seniors.  The portraits are taken in a location chosen by the participants.

The stories and portraits will be exhibited publicly at the end of the project and will also be turned into a printed book.

Click to read more about this PROJECT.

BLR Beaches Are Now Open

Updated: Jun 08 20
 Created: Jun 05 20

The four beaches in the Township of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan are now open for your enjoyment.

Raglan White Lake Beach - 121 Raglan White Lake Road

Gorman Lake Beach - 3404 Letterkenny Road

Kauffeldts Lake Beach - 59 Lily Pad Road

Genricks Lake Beach - 117 Genricks Road

Due to COVID-19, and to help STOP THE SPREAD, there are a few rules to follow while at the beach:

a.  Please keep your physical distance of 2 metres (6 feet) from others.

b.  No social gatherings of more than 5 people (except for families of a single household).

c.  Wear a mask when physical distancing cannot be respected.

d.  The washroom will be open.  Cleaning supplies will be provided for you to use to wipe down the facility after each use.

e.  The change room will be closed to the public.

f.  Please bring your own disinfectant solution/wipes for use at the beach to use when toileting, before eating or anytime when hands become soiled.

The Facilities Manager will be monitoring the beaches regularly.  If these rules are not followed, or cleaning supplies are removed from the facilities, the beaches will be closed and trespassers will be charged.

Shop the Valley Contest to Support Renfrew County Businesses

Updated: May 27 20
 Created: May 27 20

It is always important to support our local businesses but especially now as the COVID-19 crisis stretches into its fourth month. 

The County of Renfrew has launched the "Shop the Valley Contest" to support all local businesses. 

Click to view the full details of the CONTEST.

Virtual Council Meeting - How To Access To Attend

Updated: Apr 27 20
 Created: Apr 27 20

Due to municipal buildings being closed to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, the public will be able to attend the Council meeting virtually by teleconference.  Prior to the meeting time, dial the toll free number:  1-800-974-5902.  Follow the system prompts to enter the conference ID:  4041858 followed by the #sign. 

The public will be able to listen to the meeting but we ask that they mute their phones by pressing *6. 

Building Permit Applications, Planning Applications and Site Inspections During COVID-19 Pandemic

Updated: Apr 15 20
 Created: Apr 15 20

In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and in keeping with Provincial Regulations and recommendations, the Township of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan Office remains closed to the public and staff are working remotely when possible.  Necessary changes have been made to the operation of Building and Planning Departments.  Please see the attached LETTER regarding these changes.

Water Sample Drop-Off Notice

Updated: Jul 21 20
 Created: Apr 15 20


 

 

Due to COVID-19, Renfrew County and District Health Unit advises, effective immediately, drinking water sample can be dropped off only on Tuesday and Thursday before 2:00 p.m. at Lorraine's Pharmasave in Barry's Bay.  

Reminder:  Water samples must be collected on the same day they are dropped off.

To view the notice, click HERE.   

Public Notice - Bylaw to Acquire Land as Public Highway - POSTPONED - TO BE RESCHEDULED

Updated: Apr 08 20
 Created: Mar 04 20

Take Notice that the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan proposes to enact a by-law to acquire and dedicate land as a public highway as it passes through Lot 3, Concession 10 in the Geographic Township of Raglan laid out as Part 3 on Reference Plan 49R-19465 and to close and stop up parts of an original road allowance and to convey to the abutting land owners those parts of the unopened road allowance between Concessions 10 and 11 in the Geographic Township of Raglan laid out as parts 4 and 5 on Reference Plan 49R-19465.

To view the full Public Notice, click HERE.

Please be advised that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the public has been postponed and will be rescheduled once Council are able to meet in person again.

BLR Mini Gym - CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Updated: May 06 20
 Created: Dec 04 19

As per the State of Emergency Announcement, the Mini Gym has been closed until further notice. 

CANCELLED - 20th Anniversay Celebration of the Restoration of the Rockingham Church

Updated: Jul 10 20
 Created: Jul 10 20

The Friends of the Rockingham Church are sorry to announce the cancellation of the 20th Anniversary Celebration planned for August, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions in effect on public gathering.  

They also advise that the church is closed to visitors for the immediate future however the grounds and cemetery are still accessible.  

Barry Conway, long-time journalist and broadcaster, plans to produce a podcast by early to mid-August about John S.J. Watson, Rockingham's founder.  You can find this podcast, and all other shows, at https://podtail.com/en/podcast/the-opeongo-line.  

MNRF - Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety

Updated: Apr 17 20
 Created: Apr 17 20

April 14, 2020 - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Pembroke District is advising area residents that the Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety that is in effect in the District has been extended until Wednesday, April 22, 2020.

Click to read the full BULLETIN.

MNRF - Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety

Updated: Apr 08 20
 Created: Apr 08 20

April 6, 2020 - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Foresty - Pembroke District is advising area resident that the Watershed Conditions Statement - Water Safety that is in effect in the District has been extended until Tuesday, April 14, 2020. 

Read the full BULLETIN.

News Highlights

Sale of Land by Public Tender - 7092 Brudenell Road

The municipality received 26 tenders.

The amount of the highest tender was $76,000.00.

The amount of the second highest tender was . . .  Read more

Notice to Residents of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan - Education Contract Talks & Financial Support

The Ministry of Education is providing financial Support to parents of children affected by the labour disruption.  . . .  Read more

MEDIA RELEASE - Renfrew County Housing Corporation Offers Support

The County of Renfrew, in partnership with Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing is pleased to offer funding for the Emergency . . .  Read more

Municipal Council Support for Fire Department

The Municipal Council for Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan Township wishes to express its continued support for our Fire Chief, . . .  Read more

Well Woman Clinic For Unattached Patients

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Barry's Bay and Area Senior Citizens Home Support Services

Barry's Bay and Area Senior Citizens Home Support provides an excellent service for the senior citizens in this area. Please click on the link to their website to see all they have to . . .  Read more

Notice of Study Completion - River Bend Drive

The Township of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan is undertaking a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for the proposed bank stabilization of the Madawaska River at . . .  Read more

Schedule B Municipal Class Environmental Assessment

Perspective Engineering was retained by the Township of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan to undertake the Schedule B Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for the . . .  Read more

Renfrew County Residents Will Benefit from Increased Cell Service

Eastern Ontario Regional Network Mobile Broadband/Cell Project Funding is in Place!

With the July 4th announcement of $71M in . . .  Read more

Ontario Names Special Advisor on Flooding

John Yakabuski, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, and Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, announced that Doug McNeil has been named . . .  Read more

News Release - Congratulations Lucas Rosandic

Seven students from across the Ottawa Valley were successful in earning a Summer Company award to run their own business during the summer.  The Summer Company Program is funded by the . . .  Read more