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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 5:44 PM
REMINDER - SPRING OPENING EVENT
Please join your lake neighbours on Sunday May 21 at Birch Cliff Lodge from 5 to 7 PM to celebrate the opening of the summer season. Beer, Wine, soft drinks and snacks will be served. Find out what everyone has done over the winter. We hope to see you there. A special invite to anyone who is new to the lake!
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 5:42 PM
FLYING LANTERN BAN
Please see attached for information on the Bylaw banning the sale and use of Flying Lanterns effective May 3rd, 2017.

flying lantern ban.pdf
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 5:37 PM
YOU ARE INVITED!
To attend a meeting on Lake Health at the Kawartha Community Centre in Apsley at 8:3- am till 12 noon on June 24. See attached for more details.

Lake Health.pdf
Friday, May 12, 2017 5:33 AM
SHORELINE REPAIR AND RESTORATION
With the latest high water situation we have had quite a bit of our shoreline just wash away. Of course it is not all due to this last flood, it is the accumulation of years of erosion and the high water levels. With this in mind I googled shoreline repair and found tho following which might be of interest....

Firstly, information from Ontario.ca
here

Then a few interesting documents below. Hope this is helpful!

SolutionsforShorelineErosion_PDF_EN1.pdf

Lakeland_Living_Guide.pdf
Thursday, May 4, 2017 8:08 PM
SPECIAL NOTICE FROM FOCA
Special Notice on Flood Watches from FOCA
FOCA Notice
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 2:55 PM
MESSAGE FROM HASTINGS HIGHLANDS
Due to the significant rainfall and subsequent distribution of these waters, area roads have been greatly impacted. Multiple roads needed attention, the worst being Lake St. Peter Road that was destroyed(photo attached). Crews were out and had it repaired as passable that evening.
Sand bags are available at the Bangor Maintenance Yard that is located at 35523 Highway 62 in Combermere and at Herschel Works Yard at Y Road and South Baptiste Lake Road. There are various locations throughout the municipality seeing high levels of water and the forecast is not looking favourable at improving this situation. We have been staying in contact with local media and emergency services for both Hastings and Renfrew Counties, and providing them with information as it becomes available.
Attached is a checklist and we ask that residents be prepared for 72 hours in case of widespread flooding and road closures.
For after hours road emergencies--please call 1-888-408-5143.
Thank you,
Kim Helkaa
Administrative/Community Services Coordinator
The Municipality of Hastings Highlands
33011 Hwy 62 North
P.O. Box 130
Maynooth, Ontario K0L 2S0
phone: 613 338-2811 ext. 200
toll free in Ontario: 1 877 338-2818 ext. 200
Fax: 613 338-3292
info@hastingshighlands.ca
Website: www.hastingshighlands.ca
Office Hours: Monday 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m



Checklist.pdf


yprprdnssgd-eng.pdf
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 7:59 PM
MNRF WATERSHED CONDITION STATEMENT
Flood warning from MNRF 2017-05-02

WatershedConditionsStatements_FloodWarning-2017-05-02.pdf
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 6:19 AM
FOCA April Elert
You can check the FOCA April Elert here
Thursday, April 20, 2017 8:43 AM
FOCA Member Benefits
If you are a BLA Member in good standing then you are also a FOCA Member. See attached for FOCA Member benefits


Member Benefits FOCA Mar2017.pdf
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 7:03 PM
ICE IS OUT!
Well at least most of it is.... Just bits around the edges - check the web cam!

Webcam at Country Fare
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 6:47 PM
FOCA Statement on Real Estate Fixes
Please see the following FOCA Media Release:

FOCA Media Release
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 7:21 AM
In Search of Volunteer Grant Writer
The Municipality of Hastings Highlands is currently seeking a Volunteer Grant writer. Please see attached for more details.



Volunteer Grant Writer.pdf
Monday, April 3, 2017 9:21 AM
FOCA March Elert
March Elert here (sorry for late notice on Cottage Life Show...)

March Elert
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 1:01 PM
Rural Energy Costs
Electricity costs continue to concern rural residents
FOCA Media Release, Ontario - March 21, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

click here for more info
Monday, March 13, 2017 4:44 PM
FOCA 2017 AGM & SPRING SEMINAR
See link for Event Summary and Slides from the FOCA AGM and Spring Seminar held on March 4th, 2017.

FOCA Presentation Link
Monday, March 6, 2017 3:49 PM
FOCA Elert - February 2017
well.... better late than never... here's the link!

Feb Elert

Sunday, January 15, 2017 7:05 AM
BASC Tree & Shrub Program
The Bancroft Area Stewardship Council online store is now open for sales for the 2017 planting season. If you wish to purchase trees and shrubs for this coming spring 2017 planting season (delivery is generally the first weekend in May, weather dependent) please visit the online store at http://bascstore.ecwid.com/ to place your order. (Link below)

Happy planting!

BASCSTORE


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