News and Notices

Below are the latest Public Notices and News items from the Haliburton County. Please use the Categories Menu on the right to filter these results. To view past News and Notices use the Archives menu on the right. For questions please contact Michele Moore 705-286-6550 x239.


Minden Hills Emergency Status Terminated Friday May 26, 2017 9:00 am Release #17-82
The Township of Minden Hills has terminated the declared state of emergency due to the flooding of the Gull River Watershed, effective today, Friday May 26, 2017 at 9:00 am. The wide spread and significant threat to safety of persons and property from the recent flooding of the Gull River Watershed has declined. The Township is currently operating in the Continue Reading...
Minden Hills Road Closures Update Friday, May 26, 2017 1:00 pm Release #17-83
The Bobcaygeon Road “Sunnybrook” Main Street Bridge has been reopened to vehicular traffic as of 12:00 noon. All previously closed roads due to the flooding emergency, with the exception of the portion of Water Street noted below, have been reopened. Water Street will remain open to local traffic only, and CLOSED to non-residential pedestrian and vehicular use (those who do Continue Reading...
Minden Hills Road Closures & Conditions Update Tuesday, May 23, 2017 3:15 pm Release #17-79
Due to an engineer review, settlements and erosion of the Bobcaygeon Road “Sunnybrook” Main Street Bridge, the structure will continue to remain CLOSED to vehicular traffic, but has been reopened for pedestrian use only. The Township will be seeking further reviews of the structure, which will be reopened, at the earliest opportunity, as public safety and the protection of infrastructure Continue Reading...
MNRF Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety Gull River Watershed Monday, May 23, 2017 12:00pm
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Bancroft District is advising area residents that a Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety is in effect for the Gull River Watershed. Residents of the Gull River Watershed should keep a close watch on conditions, regularly check for updated messages and exercise caution near fast-moving rivers and streams. Residents who have a Continue Reading...
Minden Hills Water Conditions Update Friday, May 19, 2017 3:45 p.m. Release #17- 75
Water Conditions: Gull River Watershed The Gull River Watershed continues to be at over capacity. Water levels have decreased a further 6 cm since yesterday. While the Gull River has crested and levels continue to decrease, the Gull River Watershed will experience an extended period of high water levels similar to 2013, and continues to remain in a flood warning. Continue Reading...