News

Province supports project tackling cellular dead zones across Eastern Ontario

April 25, 2018
Lindsey

The Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus and Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN) welcomed the Ontario Government’s commitment of $71 million to improve cell service across the region. Ontario Rural Affairs Minister Jeff Leal announced the funding formally at an event in Belleville yesterday.

EORN has proposed a $213 million public-private partnership to improve both the reach and quality of cellular data services in the region. The federal government and the private sector are also being asked to support the project.

Lennox & Addington County Purchases Denbigh Ambulance Base

January 19, 2018
Rob

On January 17, 2018 Lennox and Addington County purchased the Denbigh ambulance base property. The County has been operating an ambulance base from a leased facility in Denbigh since 2003. The County will continue to operate one ambulance for twelve hours per day from the newly purchased base.

“Lennox and Addington County’s purchase ensures that ambulance service will continue to have a location in Denbigh,” stated Warden Bill Lowry.  

Holiday Hours of Operation

December 20, 2017
Rob

Council and staff at Lennox & Addington County wish you a safe and happy holiday season. Please note that county buildings will have amended hours of operation during this time: 

Bill Lowry Elected as Lennox and Addington County Warden for 2018

December 14, 2017
Rob

Lennox and Addington County Council wishes to announce that Bill Lowry, Mayor of Loyalist Township, was elected as County Warden for the year 2018, at Council’s Inaugural Meeting on December 13, 2017.  Bill Lowry previously served as County Warden for the years 2012 and 2017.

Accessibility for all is key to understanding disabilities

December 4, 2017
Rob

Accessibility is an often misunderstood concept but it is the key to understanding those with disabilities, and how important accessibility is to them.

County Offices Closed on November 13th

November 2, 2017
Rob

All Lennox & Addington County offices will be closed in observance of Remembrance Day on Monday, November 13th. They will re-open on Tuesday, November 14th at 8:30am.

Committee Appointments

October 27, 2017
Lindsey

Appointments to the Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee 

The Council of the County of Lennox and Addington invites applications from residents interested in being considered for appointment to the Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee. 

Committee Appointments

October 27, 2017
Lindsey

Appointments to Economic Development Coalition

The Council of the County of Lennox and Addington invites applications from residents interested in being considered for appointment to the following Advisory Committee to County Council.

Economic Development Coalition

New Accessible Pedestrian Signals - Downtown Napanee

October 18, 2017
Lindsey

As part of the Dundas Street and Bridge Street re-construction projects in Napanee two Downtown intersections are now equipped with Accessible Pedestrian Signals.

Accessible Pedestrian Signals, abbreviated as APS, provide visual, audible and vibro-tactile WALK indications to advise pedestrians when they have the right-of-way to cross the street in a particular crossing direction.

 

Larry Keech Honoured with Archives Dedication

July 20, 2017
Stephen

Larry Keech, Chief Administrative Officer is retiring after 29 years of dedicated service to the County of Lennox and Addington. Larry presided over his last County Council Meeting on June 28th. At this meeting County Council announced that the County Museum and Archives Reading Room will be named the “Keech Reading Room and Archives”.