Two New Surveys
The City of Kawartha Lakes has two new surveys!
|Lindsay Transit Survey.||Economic Development Strategy Survey 2017|
Help us create the City of Kawartha Lakes Economic Development Strategy. As business owner, resident, visitor, or worker in the Kawartha Lakes, you have a unique insight into the economy. The survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. All information will be kept confidential and only used in an aggregated form.
Thank you for participating.
Ministry warns of potential flooding along Gull River
April 20, 2017 - The Ministry of Natural Resources - Bancroft District has issued a Flood Watch for the Gull River Watershed continuing until Monday due to the forecasted precipitation.
Notice of Special Council Meeting - Updating of Offical Plan - May 30, 2017
Council passes Mayor’s request to waive minimum fees on leaf and yard waste
April 19, 2017 - At yesterday’s Council meeting, the Mayor put forward a memo asking Council to remove the new minimum charge for leaf and yard waste taken to the City’s landfills that came into effect March 31, 2017.
Kawartha Lakes wraps up 2016 with $1 million deficit
April 19, 2017 - Council received a report at the April 18 Council meeting with a request to increase the tax levy by $1,141,474 to fund a deficit from the 2016 budget.
Council embarks on the Kawartha Lakes Healthy Environment Plan
April 18, 2017 - In today's meeting, City of Kawartha Lakes Council formally launched the Kawartha Lakes Healthy Environment Plan. Since 2016, the City has been working with Partners for Climate Protection, an arm of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities that assists municipalities across Canada to design and implement climate change action plans.
Kawartha Lakes observes National Day of Mourning
April 18, 2017 - On April 28, workplaces across Canada will take time to reflect on the lives lost in workplace accidents as well as those who have suffered occupational illnesses and injuries. It is also a day to focus on preventing future tragedies. It is a tragedy that an average of 2.5 workers die in work related accidents every day in Canada. Even more unacceptable is the fact that almost all of these accidents are preventable.
Kawartha Lakes residents to be congratulated on successful curbside battery collection
April 18, 2017 - The City would like to extend sincere appreciation to all residents who participated in the March Curbside Waste battery collection event. The success of this new program was clear as the numbers surpassed the first successful collection held in September. We collected an estimated 3000 kilograms of batteries. This represents 12 large 45 gallon drums full of batteries.
Kawartha Lakes unveils age-friendly business strategy
April 12, 2017 - On April 11, Council was presented with the age-friendly business strategy for Kawartha Lakes. The strategy has been developed over the last year by the Age-friendly Steering Committee with the support of the City's Economic Development division. The work was made possible by a grant from the Ontario Senior Secretariat to develop an age-friendly business strategy to increase the age-friendliness of our region.
Kawartha Lakes Public Library presents "The Muskoka Novels: Fact in Fiction"
April 11, 2017 - As part of the Canada 150th Author Series, Kawartha Lakes Public Library is pleased to welcome author Gabriele Wills back to her 'hometown' where she will talk about her trilogy set in the nearby Muskokas on April 26.
City upgrading Call Centre phone system, implementing new website and customer service standards
April 10, 2017 - The City of Kawartha Lakes will see improvements to customer service technology and processes in 2017.
Kawartha Lakes Library announces art contest winner
April 7, 2017 - Emma Graham, Grade 12 student at Haliburton Highlands Secondary School, was the 2017 winner of the Library Award as part of the Kawartha Art Gallery Secondary School Juried Show. Her piece "Down the Rabbit Hole" was inspired by her love of the story "Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll and was part of an art project on altered books that was introduced by Emma's art teacher.
Easter Weekend hours of operation and special events
April 7, 2017 - The following is a list of hours and special events for the Easter weekend across Kawartha Lakes.
Kawartha-Haliburton Renovates funding is now open
April 7, 2017 - If you own your home and have been in need of repairs, energy efficient upgrades or accessibility modifications, there may be help.
Homeownership Downpayment Assistance Program available in Kawartha Lakes
April 7, 2017 - If you're renting and have been dreaming of owning your own home but don't have a down payment in the bank, there may be help.
Kawartha Lakes firefighters recognized for 25-55 years of service
April 7, 2017 - On March 29, 2016, the Fire Marshal and Chief of Emergency Management Ontario, Ross Nicols attended the 494th Long Service Medal Investiture ceremony at the Lindsay Golf and Country Club. The event recognized Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue staff and volunteers for their long service. Neighbouring Fire Services from the City of Peterborough and Peterborough County were also recognized.
Lindsay Transit looking for customer feedback
April 3, 2017 - The City is looking to the public for input on how it can continue to provide responsible, efficient and effective transit services. The City offers bus service through Lindsay Transit and LIMO Specialized Transit.
COMMITTEE OF ADJUSTMENT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR MINOR VARIANCE
April 7, 2017 - TAKE NOTICE, that the Committee of Adjustment of the City of Kawartha Lakes will hold a Public Meeting on APRIL 20, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 26 Francis Street, Lindsay, Ontario, to consider minor variance applications D20-17-004, D20-17-14, D20-17-015 and D20-17-016.
Farewell and thank you to Don Young, Paramedic
April 7, 2017 - Kawartha Lakes Paramedic Service said goodbye to one of its longest serving paramedics this week.
Starter Company PLUS offers funding and support for local entrepreneurs
April 5, 2017 - The Kawartha Lakes Small Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (KLSBEC), in partnership with the Government of Ontario, is pleased to announce the launch of Starter Company PLUS. This new program provides eligible entrepreneurs with small business training, guidance, mentorship, and grant opportunities.
Schmale announces Canada 150 Awards to recognize outstanding contributions by individuals and organizations
April 4, 2017 - LINDSAY: Local MP Jamie Schmale today announced plans to recognize individuals and organizations for their outstanding contributions to communities across Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock to coincide with Canada`s 150 th birthday.
Residents invited to ‘Put Down Some Roots’ this Earth Day
April 4, 2017 - Earth Day is Saturday April 22 and the City of Kawartha Lakes Environmental Advisory Committee (KLEAC) has a special event planned.
City of Kawartha Lakes celebrates Earth Week with an ongoing commitment to sustainability
April 4, 2017 - Since the launch of the 2016-2019 Strategic Plan, the City has put the environment on the centre stage of its priorities. Several actions have already been carried out
City-wide burn ban begins on Saturday April 1
March 28, 2017 - As is usual practice at this time of year, Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Service will be imposing a burn ban in effect on Saturday April 1, 2017.
Gwynne Dyer to appear in Kawartha Lakes Public Library’s Canada 150th Author Series
March 22, 2017 - The Kawartha Lakes Public Library is pleased to announce that noted author, historian and journalist Gwynne Dyer will appear as a speaker in the Library’s Canada 150 Author Series on Friday April 28 at 8pm at the Lindsay Academy Theatre.
Earth Week Clean-Ups
The City is now accepting registration for 2017 Earth Week clean-ups
Kawartha Lakes 2017 load restrictions effective immediately
February 21, 2017 - Load weight will be restricted on most secondary roads throughout the City effective immediately. Road conditions will be continually monitored and the restriction will be lifted when road conditions merit.
Notice of Special Council Meeting - Updating of Offical Plan - May 30, 2017