New Operating Authority for Water and Wastewater
February 27, 2014 - The City of Kawartha Lakes is pleased to announce that as of March 1, 2014, a new 5-year agreement with Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) will take effect. In this new agreement OCWA will continue operating 17 of the City’s Drinking Water Treatment Plants and 5 of the City’s Sewage and Waste Water Plants. In addition OCWA will now operate an additional 3 Drinking Water Treatment Plants – Sonya Village Subdivision, Western Trent/Palmina and Birchpoint Estates.
Road Closure - Mark Road
Mark Road is closed between Hollow Tree Road and Chambers Road due to a fire. There will be no access to the Fenelon landfill until the road reopens.
Road Closure (Partial Lane) - Mark Road - Update
The partial lane closure on Mark Road will extend to include March 7, and 10-12. This closure is for installation of monitoring wells.
International Women’s Month Special Event
March 6, 2014 - The Kawartha Lakes Small Business & Entrepreneurship Centre (KLSBEC), in partnership with Women in Networking Kawartha Lakes (WiN), is very excited to be hosting their second special event to mark International Women’s Month, being held on Thursday, March 27th at the Olympia Restaurant. Last year’s event was sold out in two weeks!
Attention Students! The Summer Company 2014 is Now Open for Business
March 4, 2014 - Students looking for summer employment may want to try a different approach than working for someone else and become their own boss instead. Every year students throughout the area face the difficult task of trying to find summer employment. For all of those entrepreneurial students out there, why not think about starting your own summer business!
March Break Events @ the Lindsay Library
February 28, 2014 - The Lindsay Branch of the City of Kawartha Lake Public Library has scheduled many special events for children during the March Break. Advance registration is required so please call the Lindsay Library at 705-324-5632.
City officials disappointed in MOE actions
February 19, 2014 - City of Kawartha Lakes officials are shocked and disappointed the Ministry of Environment has decided to issue a notice for the City to assume operations and take responsibility for the Lakeview Water Co-op located in Greenhurst Park, Thurstonia, effective immediately.
City supports Volunteer Firefighters
February 25, 2014 - Residents of Kawartha Lakes will continue to receive the same level of professional, quality service from the City’s volunteer firefighters following a vote by the volunteers Monday evening, February 24, 2014 to unionize.
Let’s Talk Science Series
February 25, 2014 - Time to talk about science in a fun and exciting manner! The Let’s Talk Science Series begins on the 8th and runs the 15th, 22nd and 29th of March at 11 a.m. at the Lindsay Branch of the City of Kawartha Lakes Public Library. Children aged 8 and up are invited to partake in these interactive sessions presented by students from Fleming College. Registration is now open by calling Children’s Services, Lindsay Library at 705-324-5632.
Chain of Survival in Action
February 24, 2014 - On December 5, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. Mr. Bill Gallacher was walking outside of the Target store when he suddenly collapsed. Off-duty Paramedic Pat Callaghan observed the incident and began compression-only CPR. He continued compressions for about two minutes until the Advanced Care Paramedic ambulance arrived, as well as Lindsay Firefighters. The Firefighters continued CPR and the Paramedics delivered defibrillation shocks, as well as medications aimed at resuscitating Mr. Gallacher.
TVOKids and the OFMEM want all families to "Push the Button!"
February 20, 2014 - TVOKids and the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management (OFMEM) are teaming up once again to raise awareness about the importance of early detection by asking Ontario families to test their smoke alarms.
City demands immediate investigation into Peterborough MOE office
February 20, 2014 - On Tuesday, February 18, 2014, the City of Kawartha Lakes demanded an immediate investigation into the Peterborough Office of the Ministry of Environment and the Enforcement Branch.
Cyber Camp for Kids @ your library – March 2014
February 19, 2014 - Calling all junior flying enthusiasts. The City of Kawartha Lakes Public Library is hosting a March Break Cyber Camp for Kids. Participants, age 7 – 11 years, will investigate flight, construct a paper airplane and perform flight tests. Computers will be used to research lift and aerodynamics, find airplane patterns and track statistics. This program takes place at Library Branches throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes. Space is limited and children are requested to register in advance at their local library.
Mango Languages Mobile edition now available from the City of Kawartha Lakes Public Library
February 19, 2014 - Planning a trip in a foreign country? The City of Kawartha Lakes Public Library is pleased to announce that Mango Languages courses are now available from the palm of your hand. Learn languages everywhere you go with the free apps available for iPhone®, iPod touch ® and Android™. Mango is free for all City library patrons and offers a fast and convenient way to learn a new language.
City adopts 10 Year Housing and Homelessness Plan
February 17, 2014 - After a year of planning and community consultation, the City of Kawartha Lakes has adopted its 10 Year Housing and Homelessness Plan.
March Break @ Your Library
February 14, 2014 - The City of Kawartha Lakes Public Library has many events planned for children during the March Break. Brochures outlining events are available at all Library Branches. For further information contact your local library or Library Administration (705 324-9411 ext. 1291). To register for a program please call the Library that is hosting the particular program of interest.
March Events at the Library
$3 million savings realized in initial Lean Six Sigma projects
January 29, 2014 - City of Kawartha Lakes staff and council have realized more than $3 million in financial savings, cost avoidance and total productivity gains in the initial round of Green and Black Lean Six Sigma projects.
Lindsay Water Pollution Control Plant Upgrades
2014 Accessibility Awareness Recognition Awards Nominations
February 12, 2014 - Do you know an individual or community group who has gone above and beyond expectations to promote accessibility within the City of Kawartha Lakes? If you do, please consider submitting a nomination for one of the City of Kawartha Lakes Accessibility Awareness Recognition Awards.
Environmental Hero of the Year 2013: Submit Your Nominations
January 21, 2014 - The City of Kawartha Lakes Environmental Advisory Committee is looking for nominations for the Environmental Hero of the Year Award.
No overnight parking on city streets
October 29, 2013 - Residents are reminded that parking is not allowed on City streets between 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. from November 1, 2013 to April 30, 2014.