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Cataraqui Conservation Issues Water Safety Statement for Inland Lakes and Streams

Posted on Monday, January 04, 2021 10:30 AM

Kingston ON - Cataraqui Conservation has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety today due to a strong storm system that is forecast for December 24th through 25th and expected to bring rain and snow to the region. Total amounts and form of precipitation is uncertain, but forecasts are calling for rainfall amounts of 40 – 60 mm. Higher amounts are possible.

With frozen ground conditions and minimal snowpack to absorb rainfall, high runoff into lakes and streams is expected, followed...


Posted on Friday, December 18, 2020 08:30 AM

Due to changing weather conditions, ice is starting to form on lakes and rivers within the Watershed.

Quinte Conservation would like to remind residents that this early in the season, ice conditions can be very unpredictable, unsafe, and difficult to assess as above average flows in rivers and streams prevent the formation of stable ice surfaces.

Residents are advised to exercise extreme caution around all waterways as stream banks and fast moving water are both extremely dangerous. Adults are urged...


2021 Draft Budget

Posted on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 11:15 AM

The draft budget documents for 2021 are now posted on the website. See Town Hall/Budget and Financial Reports/Municipal Budgets.

Those interested in presenting to Council on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 are encouraged to contact the Clerk’s office at Extension 2222 to be placed on the agenda. Alternatively, written submissions may be forwarded to the Clerk’s Office via Requests to present to Council and/or written submissions must be received by noon on Thursday, January 7,...

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Mayor's Message - Harrowsmith Parade of Lights

Posted on Monday, December 14, 2020 10:15 AM

I wish to thank the Harrowsmith S & A Club and all the volunteers who organized the amazing drive through Christmas “Parade of Lights” at Centennial Park on Saturday, December 12. Despite the weather not being ideal, the turnout was overwhelming and I’ve heard numerous compliments of how much it was enjoyed.  Thank you to all the local businesses and churches whose time and creativity made this such an enjoyable event. The parade provided a much needed bright spot in a difficult year.

A special...

On-Site System Applications - Building Services

Posted on Friday, November 13, 2020 10:45 AM

As of November 18, 2020, the South Frontenac Development Services Department will begin accepting new applications for On-Site sewage Systems under Part 8 of the Ontario Building Code.

Earlier this year, South Frontenac was notified by Kingston Frontenac Lennox and Addington Public Health that they would stop delivering On-Site Sewage System Services to the Township at the end of 2020.  In response, South Frontenac Council made the decision that the Township will assume this responsibility and...

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