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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: Sep 21 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. 

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

Updated: Sep 23 20
 Created: Apr 15 20

In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and in keeping with Provincial Regulations and recommendations, necessary changes have been made to the operation of Building and Planning Departments.  Please see the attached LETTER regarding these changes.

BLR Mini Gym Has Reopened - By Appointment Only

Updated: Nov 11 20
 Created: Nov 11 20

The BLR Mini Gym has now reopened however usage is by appointment only.  Please call the Township Office at 613-758-2061 to book your time.  The hours of operation have been reduced to week days only between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.  There will be 30 minutes between booking times to allow for proper cleaning and sanitization.  

Click to view the POSTER for more information.

Notice of Application to Amend the Environmental Compliance Approval No. A412001

Updated: Nov 06 20
 Created: Nov 06 20

The Municipality intends to submit an application to the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) for approval of changes at the Brudenell Landfill Site located at 6824 Brudenell Road.  

Click to read the entire PUBLIC NOTICE.

Click to review the DESIGN AND OPERATIONAL REPORT.

Click to review the ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING REPORT.

Surplus Equipment for Sale - 60" Garland Gas Range

Updated: Nov 06 20
 Created: Nov 06 20


 

 

The Township of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan is selling a 60" Garland Gas Range.  It is propane, has 6 burners, 2 ovens, broiler area and a 24" X 24" griddle.  It is in working condition.

For further detail click on the POSTER

Virtual Coffee House Fundraiser for County of Renfrew Long-Term Care Homes

Updated: Nov 06 20
 Created: Nov 06 20

On Friday, November 20th, 2020 from 7:00 - 10:00 p.m., the Bonnechere Manor Foundation and Miramichi Lodge Foundation are hosting a Virtual Coffee House to raise funds to implement changes at both homes.

Click to read the entire MEDIA RELEASE.

Notice of Relocation - Renfrew County and District Health Unit

Updated: Oct 26 20
 Created: Oct 26 20

Effective October 26, 2020, The Renfrew County and District Health Unit (RCDHU) Pembroke Office will be relocating to a temporary location at the Pembroke Mall, 1100 Pembroke Street East.  

Click for further information regarding address and hours of operation.

Public Notice - Shore Road Allowance Closure

Updated: Oct 19 20
 Created: Oct 19 20

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan proposes to enact a by-law to stop up and sell to the owners of the land abutting same that part of the original road allowance along the shore of the Genricks Lane in front of Lot 26, Concession 5, in the Geographic Township of Raglan within the Municipality laid out as Part 1 on Reference Plan 49R-19516.

The proposed by-law will come before the Council for consideration at its regular meeting to be held at the Municipal Office on the 2nd day of December, 2020 at the hour of 7:00 p.m.

Click to read the entire PUBLIC NOTICE.

Starter Company PLUS Program Opens

Updated: Oct 23 20
 Created: Oct 23 20

October 20, 2020 - Enterprise Renfrew County is now accepting applications for Starter Company Plus, a program funded by the Government of Ontario that will support entrepreneurs wishing to start, expand or purchase an existing business in the County of Renfrew and City of Pembroke.

Click to read the entire MEDIA RELEASE.

Community Safety and Well-Being Public Consultation Survey

Updated: Oct 07 20
 Created: Oct 07 20

October 7The Townships of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan; Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards; Madawaska Valley and South Algonquin have been working collaboratively to develop and implement a Community Safety and Well-Being (CSWB) plan for the region.  

Click to read the full MEDIA RELEASE.

The goal of planning is to encourage the growth of communities where people feel safe, have a sense of belonging, opportunities to participate and their needs can be met.  We want to hear from you!  Resident input is necessary to ensure that the plan reflects the lived experiences and desires of the community members.

Please complete the SURVEY and share your thoughts on living in the local area and help shape the plan.

Paper copies of the survey are also available from your local municipality and select libraries.  The survey is for adults aged 16 and older.  It is voluntary, anonymous and will take approximately 15 minutes to complete.  All surveys should be submitted by November 30th, 2020.  

If you have any questions please contact CSWB Coordinator Meara Sullivan at mearasullivan@hotmail.com.

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.

LEVEL 1 FIRE BAN LIFTED - AUGUST 31, 2020

Updated: Sep 09 20
 Created: Sep 01 20


Effective immediately, the Level 1 Fire Ban implemented May 16, 2020 for the Township of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan has been lifted

This will allow for burn permits to be issued once again for the purpose of burning piled brush, piled natural vegetation or other piled wood waste/by products.  

Please ensure you are adhering to all open air burning guidelines as indicated in By-Law 2020-30.

PERMITS are FREE and now AVAILABLE ONLINE.  

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

See the attached Level 1 Fire Ban Lifted poster.

Notice of Passing Interim Control By-Law

Updated: Sep 23 20
 Created: Sep 23 20

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan passed Interim Control By-law No. 2020-39 on the 9th day of September, 2020 under Section 38 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended.

Click to read the entire NOTICE.

Click to view BY-LAW 2020-039

Free OVTA Membership Opportunity

Updated: Oct 13 20
 Created: Oct 13 20

In light of the effect that COVID-19 has had on tourism businesses, and as a gesture of tourism partnership, the Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA) would like to offer a complimentary membership to local businesses in the County of Renfrew and the City of Pembroke.  

The OVTA is a non-profit, membership-based Destination Marketing Organization that works to promote and stimulate tourism in the Ottawa Valley, and they would like to be more inclusive and capture all tourism businesses as well as those that support tourism in the valley.

The benefits of a free OVTA membership include:

  • Basic directory listing on website
  • Participation in many and varied marketing programs
  • Preferred advertising rates in print publications
  • Access to private OVTA Stakeholder Group on Facebook to support networking and collaborations
  • Voting rights at AGM and opportunity to stand for election to Board of Directors
  • Receipt of industry newsletter
  • Participation in workshops/training programs, networking events, etc.

Further details about the OVTA are available at ottawvalley.travel 

To take advantage of the free opportunity, complete the online membership application at:  https://ovta.typeform.com/to/ZYELiflx

Wardens Community Service Awards Now Accepting Nominations

Updated: Sep 28 20
 Created: Sep 28 20

September 28, 2020 - The annual County of Renfrew Warden's Community Service Awards are a meaningful way to recognize and thank an individual, a non-for-profit business and a for-profit business.  

County of Renfrew Warden Debbie Robinson shared this message, "These annual awards are a formal recognition of the outstanding efforts made by individuals and organizations for their active roles in promoting social responsibility and positivity in our community.  I would encourage citizens to nominate individuals and organizations that they feel really make a difference in making life in Renfrew County better for all.  I look forward to celebrating the excellence of the organizations and individuals for their contributions and efforts in making such selfless contributions."

Click to read the full MEDIA RELEASE.

Click for more INFORMATION on nominating a for-profit business, not-for-profit business or an individual for a Community Service Award.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS:  Friday, November 6, 2020

Free Skills Upgrading

Updated: Sep 18 20
 Created: Sep 18 20

The Training and Learning Centre of Renfrew County are offering Free Skills Upgrading.  If you are between the age of 19 and 65 and want to improve your reading, writing, math and computer skills see the attached POSTER for full details.

County of Renfrew Housing Corporation Introduces a New Housing Benefit

Updated: Sep 01 20
 Created: Sep 01 20

PRESS RELEASE - August 21, 2020 - Renfrew County Housing Corporation (RCHC) is now offering the new Canada-Ontario Housing Benefit (COHB) to Renfrew County residents seeking housing assistance.

Click to read the entire PRESS RELEASE.

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.

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. 

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.   

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

If you do not have a primary care provider and are in need of well woman care, you can call the . . .  Read more

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