RE: COVID 19 (Novel Coronavirus) & Impact to Municipal Service

The staff of the United Township of Head, Clara & Maria continue to work closely with the Renfrew County Health Unit and community partners to monitor the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus) and respond appropriately.  

Residents are directed to the Renfrew County & District Health Unit for information and guidance on COVID-19 by visiting

Impact to Municipal Services

At this time, the municipality is maintaining essential services as we continue to monitor the situation with guidance from the health unit and other levels of government. Essential services such as the landfill, roadside pick-up and routine road maintenance are not impacted at this time.

Taking into consideration the wellbeing of residents and staff and in an effort to remain in compliance with the “Stay at Home” order, the following measures are being implemented, effective January 14th, 2021:

  • The municipal office will once again be closed to the public. Residents may leave a message at 613-586-2526 or email with any inquiries. We will respond as quickly as possible.
  • The Public Library will continue to offer curbside pick-up.
  • The regularly scheduled Council meeting of January 21st, 2021 will be held virtually.

These closures will continue to be monitored and we will provide updates as information and direction becomes available to us.

We would like to thank you for your cooperation and understanding as we work through this difficult and uncertain time.


HCM Mission:  At your service; working effectively to bring together people, partnerships and potential for a strong, connected community.

HCM Vision:  Providing a healthy, connected, and sustainable community teeming with possibilities for our citizens now and into the future.​

Incorporated January 1st of 1878 the Municipality of the United Townships of Head, Clara & Maria is located on the westernmost border of Renfrew County in the Ottawa Valley.

Our municipality consists of the four hamlets of Deux Rivieres, Bissett Creek, Stonecliffe and Mackey and are located 2 hours and 20 minutes west of Ottawa and 1 hour east of North Bay.

Our municipality runs along 60 kilometers of Trans Canada Highway 17 and is bordered by the Ottawa River on the north and Algonquin Park on the south.