After Hours Emergencies
Council Directory
Staff Directory

Main Office
1123 North Shore Road
Algonquin Highlands, ON K0M 1J1
Phone: 705-489-2379
Fax: 705-489-3491

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed for public holidays.

Trails Office (Haliburton Highlands Water Trails)
20130 Highway #35 North (at the Frost Centre)
Algonquin Highlands, ON
Phone: 705-766-9033

Fax: 705-766-2402

Mailing Address:
Township of Algonquin Highlands
1123 North Shore Road, Algonquin Highlands, ON K0M 1J1

Campsite Reservations:  Toll free reservations can be made
by phone at 1-866-364-4498, 8am – 11pm, 7 days a week

Reserve Now Button to take you to the Water Trails Reservation Page

Online reservations are encouraged.

Hours of Operation:

May to August
Open 7 days a week
Sunday to Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

September to October
Open 7 days a week
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

November to April
Open 7 days a week (except public holidays)
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Dorset Recreation Centre
1051 Main Street, Box 99
Dorset, ON  P0A 1E0
Phone/Fax:  705-766-9968
Hours of operation:
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday  10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed Statutory Holidays



For all emergencies involving fire, threat to life, health or safety, please call 9-1-1.

For Public Works and Roads-related emergencies requiring after-hours assistance, please call:
        In the Geographic Township of Stanhope - 705-754-5450
        In the Geographic Townships of Sherborne, McClintock and Livingstone - 705-854-0303
For Building or Facility emergencies requiring after-hours assistance, please call: 705-455-7138
For Waste Site emergencies requiring after-hours assistance, please call: 705-854-0863
For Airport emergencies requiring after-hours assistance, please call: 705-457-0806

Your call will be directed to an appropriate Public Works representative and you’ll be able to leave a message identifying the nature of your request for assistance. You will receive a response to your call as soon as possible. In the case of urgent matters only, should you not receive a response within a reasonable period of time after contacting the appropriate number listed above, please call 705-754-5964.

Council Directory 

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Staff Directory

Chief Administrative Officer Angie Bird 705-489-2379
extension 322
Municipal Clerk Dawn Newhook 705-489-2379
extension 333
Deputy Clerk  Sarah Hutson

extension 329 

Human Resources Coordinator Dawn Mugford-Guay 705-489-2379
extension 337
Communications Coordinator Chad Ingram 705-489-2379
extension 327
Treasurer Jean Hughes 705-489-2379
extension 328
Deputy Treasurer Lana McLeaming 705-489-2379
extension 334
Tax Administrator Karen Mintz 705-489-2379
extension 323
Administrative Assistant Katelyn Patterson 705-489-2379
extension 321
Public Works
Public Works Manager  Adam Thorn 705-489-2379
extension 348
Public Works Supervisor - Dorset Richard Keown 705-766-2912
Airport Coordinator Steve Dewey 705-754-2611
Maintenance Coordinator Scott Bond 705-455-7138
Environmental Manager Melissa Murray 705-489-2379
extension 332
Planner Sean O'Callaghan 705-489-2379
extension 324
Building & By-Law Enforcement
Chief Building Official/By-Law Officer Greg Moore 705-489-2379
extension 330
Deputy Chief Building Official/By-Law Officer Jeff Lewis 705-489-2379 ext.326
By-Law Enforcement Officer Kristen Glass 705-489-2379
extension 339
Parks, Recreation & Trails
Parks, Recreation & Trails Manager Chris Card 705-766-9033
Recreation Coordinator Sandra Rogers 705-766-9968
Trails Coordinator Dylan Reynolds 705-766-9033
Haliburton-Stanhope Municipal Airport
Airport Coordinator Steve Dewey 705-754-2611
Algonquin Highlands Fire Services
Fire Chief Michael French 705-489-2379
Training Officer Chris (CJ) Shelly 705-455-2683