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Weekly Update of February 26, 2024

Posted on Friday, March 01, 2024 03:00 PM

The Weekly Update for February 26 - March 1 is here.

Look for a new Weekly Update each Friday.

Flags Lowered to Half-Mast

Flags Lowered to Half-Mast for The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney

Posted on Friday, March 01, 2024 09:30 AM

The flags at the Township office are lowered to half-mast today and throughout the weekend to honour the passing of The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, 18th Prime Minister of Canada.

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Health Unit reminds public of safety during the April 8th solar eclipse

Posted on Friday, March 01, 2024 09:00 AM

On April 8, 2024, parts of Leeds and Grenville Counties will be within the path of totality of the solar eclipse.  This makes for great viewing but there is cause for a public health concern. Although the Moon will be covering most of the Sun, it's still dangerous to look directly at the Sun from approximately 2:00pm to 4:30pm when the solar eclipse is happening. Viewing the sun with your naked eye during the eclipse can burn your retina, damaging the images your brain can view. This phenomenon,...

Stay informed on upcoming council and committee meetings

New Council & Committee Meeting Software

Posted on Thursday, February 29, 2024 05:30 PM

Our new meeting management software called eScribe is now live! The software has replaced the original meeting management software called iCompass. eScribe offers a similar experience as iCompass in access to Council and Committee meeting agendas, minutes, reports, and more.

Stay informed on upcoming Council and Committee meetings by subscribing to our Council and Committee Calendar: www.leeds1000islands.ca/en/governing/council-and-committee-calendar.aspx

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Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety for Inland Lakes and Streams

Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 10:00 AM

Kingston – Cataraqui Conservation has updated its Water Safety Statement due to the forecast for warmer temperatures and rainfall and is asking residents and visitors to the Cataraqui Region to exercise caution on waterbodies and near shorelines.

Weather Situation:

The spring freshet (snowmelt) has arrived early this year. Daytime highs of 10-15 °C are expected February 27 and 28, accompanied by 20 – 35mm+ rainfall, the bulk of the rain falling on Feb. 28. Below zero temperatures are expected to...