Spring clean-up opportunities within the City of Kawartha Lakes
May 2, 2016 - As temperatures warm up and spring cleaning begins there are a number of resources available to support residents throughout Kawartha Lakes. The City’s Waste Management department is implementing several spring programs to encourage recycling and improve customer service. Programs include: Spring Leaf and Yard waste curbside collection, Drop in the Bucket – Paint Reuse Program, Round Up Days and Curbside Battery Pickup.
A full listing of Waste Management programs is available online:, and in the 2016 Recycling & Waste Collection Calendar, which can be picked up for free at any Municipal Service Centre.
Summer Landfill Hours Commence May 1
An annual sign of the arrival of spring is the change to the hours of operation at three of the City of Kawartha Lakes landfill facilities. Starting May 1, the Eldon, Laxton, and Somerville landfill sites will be open longer to accommodate spring and summer activity.
Phase one water restrictions have been implemented in Bobcaygeon
May 20, 2016 - KAWARTHA LAKES – Due to the ongoing preventative maintenance at the Bobcaygeon Water Treatment Plant, parts of the system have been shut down.
NOTICE OF APPLICATIONS FOR CONSENT TO CONVEY LAND
Water filtration sales and testing company not affiliated with the City
May 19, 2016 - KAWARTHA LAKES—The City of Kawartha Lakes has been notified by several concerned residents of persons using various sales tactics to gain access to homes in the area to sell water filtration systems to residents.
Kawartha Lakes firefighters donate to Fort McMurray
May 18, 2016 - KAWARTHA LAKES – Today the Kawartha Lakes firefighters at Kirkfield Fire Station
announced their donation to the community of Fort McMurray.
City of Kawartha Lakes reminds residents of fireworks safety requirements
May 18, 2016 - KAWARTHA LAKES – As the long weekend approaches, the City of Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Services encourages residents to be familiar with the by-laws involving the use of fireworks.
Notice of watermain flushing in Kawartha Lakes
May 16, 2016 - KAWARTHA LAKES - The City of Kawartha Lakes wishes to inform residents that the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) will be undertaking their annual spring watermain flushing from May 17 through the end of June.
Four Public Library branches closed this Friday in Kawartha Lakes
May 16, 2016 - KAWARTHA LAKES - City of Kawartha Lakes Public Libraries will be closed on Friday, May 20 to allow staff an opportunity to participate in training sessions.
City takes another step toward welcoming Walmart to Lindsay
May 11, 2016 - Today’s meeting of the Planning Committee for the City of Kawartha Lakes resulted in the City moving one step closer to opening a Walmart store in Lindsay.
Council chooses Ward Boundary review options for public consultation
May 11, 2016 - Today Council approved the motion to bring Ward Boundary options forward for public consultation.
Hydro One planned outages in the City of Kawartha Lakes on May 15
May 10, 2016 - Hydro One has notified the City of Kawartha Lakes of planned outages in several areas including all of Coboconk this coming Sunday May 15.
Public Notice of Pesticide Use
City receives grant to install electric vehicle charging station in Lindsay
May 10, 2016 - In partnership with Sir Sandford Fleming College, the City of Kawartha Lakes has been awarded a grant to build one electric vehicle charging station at the Lindsay Recreation Complex. The grant is in the amount of $58,700, equal to the estimated capital cost of a level 3 charger station. An agreement between the Province and City to facilitate the grant is forthcoming and will be brought to Council for approval.
City of Kawartha Lakes removes half-load restrictions for all roads
May 5, 2016 - The City of Kawartha Lakes Roads Operations Division announced today that it has lifted all load restrictions effective immediately.
Kawartha Lakes Summer 2016 Community Guide now available
Kawartha Lakes Paramedic Service rolls out cutting edge technology for saving lives
May 5, 2016 - The Paramedic Service of City of Kawartha Lakes is the first Paramedic Service in Canada to employ the latest technology in the field of video laryngoscopes.
Notice of Public Hearing for Minor Variance – May 19, 2016
Notification of two Ministry of Transportation road projects affecting the City of Kawartha Lakes
Kawartha Lakes Public Library offers vegetable and herb gardening workshops
May 2, 2016 - Kawartha Lakes Public Library is pleased to partner with the Lindsay & District Master Gardeners as they present “Introduction to Home Vegetable & Herb Gardening”. This workshop will be held at the Lindsay Branch Library on Saturday, May 14 and Saturday, May 21 (same presentation on both days) from 10:15 to 11:30 am.
Celebrate TD Canadian Children’s Book Week at your Public Library
May 2, 2016 - Kawartha Lakes Public Library is pleased to celebrate TD Canadian Children’s Book Week from May 7-14, with the theme “40 Years of Great Books”. Book week celebrates 40 years of bringing great Canadian children's books to young readers across the country! During Book Week, the Library is pleased to host children’s author Danika Dinsmore on Wednesday, May 11 at 1:15 pm at the Lindsay branch and Thursday, May 12 at 10:30 am at the Bobcaygeon branch.
Farmers’ Market Season has begun in Kawartha Lakes
April 29, 2016 - From May through October, local farmers and producers will once again offer a wide selection of farm fresh vegetables and fruits, beef and lamb, baked goods, honey and crafts.
Burn ban lifted and residents encouraged to use caution when burning
April 29, 2016 - Today Fire Rescue Service has lifted the burn ban that has been effect for the month of April across the municipality. Residents are being asked to use caution when burning, stay with fires and make sure that they are fully out before leaving the area.
Council renews City of Kawartha Lakes’ partnership with Fleming College
April 27, 2016 - At the April 19 Council meeting, City of Kawartha Lakes Council renewed its long-standing commitment to collaboration between the City and Fleming College.
Mandatory Maintenance Sewage Assessments begin May 25
April 26, 2016 - The City advises residents living in and around the municipal wells of Sonya, Pleasant Point, Canadiana Shores and Mariposa Estates that Mandatory Maintenance Sewage Assessments are scheduled to take place May 25, 2016 - July 6, 2016. Residents will be mailed a written notification of the dates of inspection affecting their properties.
Students can be their own boss with Summer Company
April 25, 2016 - Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Summer Company Program in Kawartha Lakes.
City of Kawartha Lakes removes a selection of half load restrictions on roads
April 22, 2016 - The City of Kawartha Lakes Roads Operations Division will partially remove half load restrictions beginning next week.
Notice of Completion for Lindsay Colborne Street Sanitary Pumping Station Upgrades
City waives tipping fees for residents affected by flooding
April 14, 2016 - Areas in the north end of the City of Kawartha Lakes have been impacted by recent and continuing flood events. Areas along the Burnt River, Black River and Gull River have been especially impacted. As water levels begin to recede, cleanup activities begin and impacted material needs to be taken to landfill.