What can you do if you don’t want your roadsides sprayed?
If you live in:
• Drummond-North Elmsley Township: Call Scott Cameron (613) 267-6500 anrequest a “No-Spray” sign.
• Montague Township: Call (613) 283-7478 and request a “No-Spray” sign.
• Township of Lanark Highlands: You have 3 options (www.lanarkhighlands.ca for more information):
1. Adopt a Road. A program where groups(minimum 3 individuals with insurance) canenter into an agreement with the township to complete various vegetation management activities. This carries a 2-year term.
2. No Spray Agreement. An agreement between the Township and a landowner (occupant) who takes vegetation control actions to control noxious weeds within the road allowance adjacent to their lands.
3. Call Tom McCarthy (613) 259-2398, ext. 239 and ask not to be sprayed due to extenuating circumstances.
Examples of extenuating circumstances may include:
• A member of your household has health reasons which would be negatively impacted by spraying (Residents should not be asked to give any details because health matters are private information.)
• You are an engaged in organic agriculture and your property would be negatively impacted by spraying.
• Drummond-North Elmsley and Montague Township residents can get a “No-Spray” sign by calling the numbers listed above.
• All Lanark Highlands residents wanting “extenuating circumstances” exemptions must request them before Thursday May 18, 2017. by calling Tom McCarthy (613) 259-2398, ext. 239 and asking not to be sprayed due to extenuating circumstances. Friends of Lanark County.