News Possible New Subdivisions In Haliburton County SHARE ON: Kaitlin Livingston, contributor, Thursday, Apr. 7th, 2016 A subdivision is being planned for the east and south shores of Bark Lake in Highlands East. The agent for the property owner John Ariens says the plan is to build 83 single-family lots. Ariens says the development will be a positive impact for the community. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Subdivision-V2.mp3 Ariens says the Highlands East Township has passed the report, but he’s still seeking approval from the councillors of Haliburton County. If the project gets approved, they hope to start the development late next year.