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Notices & Releases

Notices will be posted on a regular basis outlining details of upcoming items to be discussed at Council or Committee of the Whole that have notice requirements under the Municipal Act 2001 or Section 34 of the Planning and Development Act of Ontario.

The types of notices appearing on this page will include but, are not limited to, Public Meetings, Public Hearings, Information, Open Houses.

Volunteer Board Members Being Sought

Date Posted: November 15, 2018

Trent Lakes Municipal Council is receiving applications from citizens of the Municipality of Trent Lakes for appointment to the following Local Boards:

Police Services Board – 1 member

Trent Lakes Public Library Board – 6 members

The Police Services Board meets every other month at the Municipal Office. The Trent Lakes Public Library Board meets once a month at the Municipal Office. The appointment period will be for the term of the 2018-2022 Council, expiring on November 14th, 2022.

Please submit a letter of interest outlining your background relating to the Board you are interested in no later than 12:00 noon on Friday, December 6th, 2018 to:

Kari Stevenson
Director of Corporate Services, Clerk
760 Peterborough County Rd 36
Trent Lakes, ON K0M 1A0
Email: kstevenson@trentlakes.ca
Fax: 705-738-3801

You’re Invited to a Retirement Gathering

Date Posted: November 9, 2018

On Friday, November 30th, 2018 there will be a Retirement Gathering in honour of Mayor Bev Matthews from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber, Lower Floor, Trent Lakes Municipal Office at 760 County Road 36, Trent Lakes.

Mayor Matthews is retiring after 24 years of municipal government service as a member of Council.  Everyone is invited to attend or drop by to offer their best wishes. Presentations will begin at 5 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided.

Photo of an invitation to Mayor Bev Matthew retirement gathering.

Click here to download a pdf copy of the invitation.

Office Closed

Date Posted:

Please be advised the Municipality of Trent Lakes office will be closed on Monday, November 12th, in observance of Remembrance Day.  All Waste Transfer Stations will be operating normal hours on both November 11th and 12th.

Red poppy flower beside words Remembrance Day. Never forget. Always remember and the Municipality of Trent Lakes logo.

Committee of Adjustment/Property Standards Committee

Date Posted: October 19, 2018

Trent Lakes Municipal Council is receiving applications from citizens of the Municipality of Trent Lakes for appointment to the Committee of Adjustment/Property Standards Committee. This Committee generally meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30 p.m. and reviews minor variance applications under the Planning Act and property standards by-law complaints.

The appointment period will be for the term of the 2018-2022 Council, expiring on November 14th, 2022.

Please submit a letter of interest outlining your background relating to property standards and planning matters no later than 12:00 noon on Friday, November 30th, 2018 to:

Kari Stevenson
Director of Corporate Services, Clerk
760 Peterborough County Rd 36
Trent Lakes, ON K0M 1A0
Email: kstevenson@trentlakes.ca
Fax: 705-738-3801

Notice of Bridge Closure: Peter’s Island Bridge

Date Posted: October 11, 2018

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Geotechnical Investigation

The County of Peterborough will be completing a geotechnical investigation on the road approaches to Peter’s Island Bridge, on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. This investigation will require the full closure of the bridge to vehicular traffic.

Peter’s Island Bridge is a single lane structure crossing over Crystal Lake via Peter’s Island Road and Crystal Lake Road, located in the Municipality of Trent Lakes.

The work will involve the setup of a borehole drilling rig on the road approaches leading up to the bridge. Due to the size of the rig, the bridge will not be accessible to any vehicular traffic.

Pedestrian access over the bridge will be accommodated during the completion of this geotechnical investigation.

Please note that the timelines are approximate and will vary dependent upon weather and other factors. We apologize for any inconvenience during this work and thank you for your patience.

Please contact the undersigned for any additional information:

Bryan Weir, BA,MSC, MCIP, RPP
Acting Director of Public Works
County of Peterborough
470 Water Street
Peterborough, ON K9H 3M3
Phone: (705) 743-0380 x 2400
Email: bweir@ptbocounty.ca

Peter Nielsen, C.E.T.
Manager, Engineering & Design
County of Peterborough
310 Armour Road
Peterborough, ON K9H 1Y6
Phone: (705) 775-2737 x 3200
Email: pnielsen@ptbocounty.ca

Thanksgiving Day Hours

Date Posted: October 3, 2018

The Municipality of Trent Lakes will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Monday October 8th. Business hours resume Tuesday October 9th at 8:30 am. Waste Transfer Sites are open Thanksgiving Day from 12 noon to 5 pm. Have a fun-filled, safe Thanksgiving Day weekend!

New Ode`naang Park in Buckhorn Officially Opens

Date Posted: September 6, 2018

The Municipality of Trent Lakes
and its
Economic Development Committee
are pleased to announce, and invite you
to attend the

Official Opening of:

Ode`naang Park
Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018

“Heart of the Community”
in downtown Buckhorn
Lakehurst Road

Please join us as the park is officially opened and celebrated:

Open House:  11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Unveiling: 12:00 p.m.

  • Refreshments to be provided.
  • Free hot dogs and bannock.

Official Unveiling:

  • Mayor Bev Matthews of the Municipality of Trent Lakes, and
  • Chief Phyllis Williams of Curve Lake First Nation.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Labour Day Hours

Date Posted: August 30, 2018

The Municipality of Trent Lakes will be closed Labour Day, Monday September 3rd, 2018. Regular business hours resume Tuesday September 4th at 8:30 am.

Waste Transfer Sites are open Labour Day from 12 noon to 8 pm.

Council and staff wish everyone a fun-filled and safe Labour Day weekend!

2 boys and 1 girl are jumping into the air from a dock into the water.

Trent Lakes New CAO Hired.

Date Posted: August 8, 2018

The Municipality of Trent Lakes has been successful in their search for a new permanent CAO. We are pleased to announce that Peter Avgoustis has accepted the position.

Peter holds a Masters of Public Administration from Western University and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Guelph. He has a broad range of municipal experience having worked for the City of Toronto, the City of Guelph and recently as CAO in the Town of Kirkland Lake.

Mayor Bev Mathews says: “Peter is an excellent choice as the CAO, he has a very well-rounded background. He has the unique experience of working in large cities and a rural municipality. We look forward to utilizing his strong leadership and management skills along with his experience, knowledge and energy.”

“I am honoured for the opportunity and look forward to working with all township employees and Council for the residents of Trent Lakes” says Mr. Avgoustis.

Peter will commence his new position on September 4th, 2018.

Civic Holiday Hours

Date Posted: July 31, 2018

The Municipal Office will be
closed on
Monday, August 6th, 2018
for the 
Civic Holiday

Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, August 7, 2018.

All Transfer Stations will be open on the holiday Monday and operate on Sunday hours of noon to 8 p.m.

Council and Staff Wish Everyone
a Safe and Happy
Civic Holiday Long Weekend!

Two wooden Muskoka chairs on a dock overlooking a calm lake.

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