WRAIN launches support network for innovators in the water and wastewater sector
May 16, 2013 - On May 27 the Water Research & Innovation Network (www.wrain.ca), a non-profit organization based in Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada will make its debut during the ‘Discovery’ conference in Toronto. ‘Discovery’ (www.ocediscovery.com) is Canada’s leading innovation-to-commercialization conference, showcasing leading-edge technologies, best practices and cutting edge research in Ontario.
Hosting 250 lakes and rivers with six wastewater and 21 water treatment plants, the City of Kawartha Lakes has solved a number of challenges by working collaboratively with industry, research centres and all levels of government. WRAIN has been established to support the water and wastewater industry to accelerate market adoption of new technologies through research and demonstration sites. The network consists of researchers, municipal service providers and economic development professionals.
Free CPR Clinic May 21
May 17, 2013 - You can be prepared to save a life by attending a free hands-only CPR clinic on Tuesday, May 21 from 6 – 9pm at the Academy Theatre in Lindsay.
Kawartha Lakes receives ODRAP funding
May 16, 2013 - The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing announced today that the City of Kawartha Lakes will receive support through the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance Program (ODRAP).
Active communities focus of event
May 16, 2013 - Activating Kawartha Lakes will be held on Wednesday, June 5th at the Academy Theatre in Lindsay beginning at 9am.
Summer Company application deadline extended
May 16, 2013 - The deadline for applications for the Summer Company program has been extended to June 3 and the number of spaces available in Kawartha Lakes has also increased.
State of Emergency lifted
City of Kawartha Lakes Mayor Ric McGee terminated the state of emergency today which was declared on April 20 due to flooding in the Burnt River, Black River and Gull River Watersheds following a recommendation from the Emergency Control Group.
The Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) has cancelled their flood warning for the Gull River. Conditions in the watershed continue to improve. The Gull River in Minden has receded to within its banks and the lakes within the system are approaching their normal full ranges.
Community Donations for Flood Victims
As of Friday April 26, 2013, the City of Kawartha Lakes has set up a trust fund to help facilitate private donations for disaster relief as we have received requests from concerned citizens wanting to contribute.
Donations will be accepted at all Municipal Service Centres or can be made at the Lindsay Royal Bank, to the Disaster Relief Trust Account. Charitable Donation receipts will be issued for all donations over $10.
Flood Update - 2pm May 9
The Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) Flood Warning will remain in effect for the Gull River system until the Gull River in Minden recedes to within its banks and the lakes within the system approach their normal full ranges.
Inflows in the upper Gull watershed continue to decline and the Trent-Severn Waterway (TSW) continues to assess the situation and make operational decisions on a daily basis. The waterway system is scheduled to open on May 17th.
The five day forecasted precipitation total is 25 - 40 mm with the heaviest rain expected on Friday May 10. The rain could impact waterbodies already in flood condition by reducing the rate of decline.
Waste and Recycling: Victoria Day Collection Schedule Change
May 14, 2013 - Residents are reminded that curbside collection for the week of May 20 to 24 will operate on a revised schedule.
Environment ‘Round-up Days’ throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes!
May 14, 2013 - Environment Round-up Days are back! City of Kawartha Lakes residents are encouraged to bring items to these events from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM to recycle at no cost! We will be accepting electronics, household hazardous waste and small scrap metal items that are non-Freon.
Load restrictions lifted
May 10, 2013 - Effective Monday, May 13th load restrictions will be removed from all roads within the City of Kawartha Lakes.
Sanitary Sewer Smoke Testing in Fenelon Falls
May 10, 2013 - Due to the anticipated weather for the week of May 13th to May 17th the sanitary sewer smoke testing in Fenelon Falls originally scheduled to start the week of May 13, 2013 has been postponed.
Notice of Watermain Flushing
May 10, 2013 - The City of Kawartha Lakes wishes to inform residents that the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) will be flushing the watermains during the time period of May 1st to June 11th 2013. Cleaning will take place Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm.
Needham Street Construction Project
May 8, 2013 - The City of Kawartha Lakes is undertaking a Water, Sanitary Sewer, Storm Sewer and Road Re-Construction Project on Needham Street between St. Patrick Street and CKL Road 36.
Ward 2 Town Hall Meeting
May 8, 2013 - City of Kawartha Lakes Ward 2 Councillor Emmett Yeo will be holding a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, May 23rd beginning at 7:00pm at the Coboconk Lions Hall, 9 Grandy Rd. in Coboconk.
Lindsay Transit holiday schedule
May 8, 2013 - Lindsay Transit buses will not be running on Monday, May 20th in order to observe the Victoria Day statutory holiday. Normal service will resume on Tuesday, May 21st.
Housing and Homelessness Plan - Community Consultation
May 7, 2013 - The City of Kawartha Lakes as Service Manager for both the City of Kawartha Lakes and the County of Haliburton, invites all residents, agencies or organizations who provide related support, in the City and the County to attend upcoming community consultation meetings to help develop a long term Housing and Homelessness Plan (HHP).
Lindsay Milk Run Registration Opens
May 7, 2013 - The 2013 Lindsay Milk Run is scheduled for Sunday, July 21 with the start and finish at the Lindsay Recreation Complex. There are two courses to choose from, a 10k or 5k route, start time is 8:00am for the 10k and 8:20am for the 5k. The 10k route is once again part of the Timex 2013 Canadian Road Race Series.
Public Information Centre for the Replacement of East Cross Creek Bridge
Notice regarding May 2013 Ontario Works Benefit Payments
Notice of Completion - Northwest Trunk, Revised Class Environmental Assessment Schedule B Project File
Notice is posted for 30 days effective April 23rd to May 24th
Spring Leaf & Yard Collection
April 22, 2013 - Urban Collection Friday, May 17 - Woodville, Fenelon Falls, Bobcaygeon, Lindsay (including Springdale Gardens), Omemee, Pontypool and Bethany. Rural Collection Friday, May 31 - All other surrounding areas.