Business View Civil & Municipal | Volume 2, Issue 11

54 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL VOLUME 2, ISSUE 11 Almonte downtown area, with more in the works for other areas. “This community is keeping up with the times,” Kelly says. “For a small community like this to have these charging stations – even one would be novel. We are right out there on the cutting edge with these technologies.” As they look to the future, Lowry hopes that Mississippi Mills continues to grow and expand, while maintaining the charm they are known for. “The overall piece is really thinking about how we ensure we are growing but continue to be this community that looks after each other, that’s really interested in supporting local, that has pride of place, that continues to be doers, continues to be stewards of the heritage and the history of our community,” Lowry shares. “And I’m quite sure that we will be able to do that. I can’t imagine any of us not wanting to continue to ensure we grow as we are now and become an even better community.” PREFERRED VENDORS/PARTNERS n Gincor Werx n Mississippi River Power Corp. Located in the heart of historic Almonte, Ontario, Mississippi River Power Corp.’s 4.6 Megawatt Brian J. Gallagher Generating Station has been producing green, renewable power since 2010. In addition to generating power, MRPC also maintains and continues to upgrade two public parks, as well as three dams within the community. As the sole shareholder, the Municipality of Mississippi Mills receives dividends from MRPC. n Westview Projects Inc. “With our roots firmly grounded in Mississippi Mills, Westview Projects is your full service general contractor. We provide the highest quality construction on schedule, and at a competitive price, while building strong and lasting relationships with our clients, our staff team, and our subcontractors.” Seth Richards, President, Westview Projects Inc.