Core Service Review Reports Now Available
Members of the public are encouraged to review the reports and presentations available online at the City’s website concerning:
- Arena Operations (PDF)
- Fire Station Location Peer Review (PDF)
- Service Centres (PDF)
- Libraries (PDF)
The recommendations in these reports and presentations will guide the decisions to be made at the July 12 Council Meeting.
Three (3) ways to share your comments or concerns:
- Make a deputation at the Special Council Meeting on Monday June 27 at 1:00 pm at City Hall. No prior notice required. Please limit comments to 2.5 minutes to ensure everyone has an opportunity to speak. Agenda available June 22.
- Provide written correspondence to the Clerk’s office, in person, by mail, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 11.
- Email the Mayor at email@example.com.
Decisions to be made by Council on July 12 for the following Core Services: Arena Operations and Service Centres.
Attend an upcoming Mayor’s Town Hall Meeting to learn more about the Core Service Review process and why changes are necessary for an affordable and sustainable community.
Fire Service announces new burn permits
June 30, 2016 - Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Service reminds residents that the new By Law 2016-110 comes into effect July 1, 2016 and regulates open air burning within the City.
Fire Service reminds residents to be fire safe overholiday long weekend
June 30, 2016 - Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Service advises residents and visitors to use extra caution with open fires, smoker's materials and fireworks.
Notice of Public Meeting - July 25, 2016
City advises residents to use online options in the event of a Canada Post labour disruption
June 24, 2016 - The City of Kawartha Lakes is encouraging all property owners to register to receive property tax bills and water and/or sewer bills electronically to avoid delays in the event of a possible Canada Post Labour Disruption.
Core Service Review reports and presentations available online
June 21, 2016 - Members of the public are encouraged to visit the City website to download a copy of the four latest Core Service Review reports and presentations including:
2016 Tax Sales now available
Concerts in the Park 2016 schedule announced
June 22, 2016 - Enjoy outdoor live entertainment this summer. The 25th Annual City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation & Culture Division Concerts in the Park series is set to go and series brochures are now available. These free community concerts take place Wednesday evenings from 7:00-9:00 pm and Sunday afternoons from 2:00-4:00 pm during July and August at the Frank Banks Gazebo in Victoria Park, downtown Lindsay.
City of Kawartha Lakes Public Library Special Events for July
Notice Of Study Commencement- Roads and Fleet Maintenance Depots
City advises clients how to access payments in the event of a Canada Post labour disruption
June 20, 2016 - Due to the potential for a Labour Disruption at Canada Post later this month, as of June 22, all benefit cheques issued by the City of Kawartha Lakes Social Services, including for residents of the County of Haliburton, are being issued in person only. This includes all direct client payments as well as trustee, third party and vendor cheques. Payments issued by Direct Bank Deposit (DBD) are still being processed normally.
Mandatory Maintenance Sewage Assessments begin July 13
June 20, 2016 - The City advises residents living in and around the municipal wells of Janetville, Manorview, Woodfield and Pinewood that Mandatory Maintenance Sewage Assessments are scheduled to take place July 13, 2016 – September 8, 2016. Residents will be mailed a written notification of the dates of inspection affecting their properties.
Environment Round-Up Days continue throughout June and July
June 20, 2016 - Environment Round-Up Day events will continue to occur throughout the summer in Kawartha Lakes. These one-day drop off events allow residents to conveniently drop off hazardous household waste, electronics, and bulky plastics free of charge.
Kawartha Lakes Summer Camp Registration Underway
June 13, 2016 - The City of Kawartha Lakes, Parks Recreation and Culture Division is planning another exciting summer of day camp programs based at the Lindsay Recreation Complex & Fleming Fieldhouse. Eight (8) weeks of Sports Camp, Creative Camp and Little Explorers Camp are available throughout the summer.
Plan to attend the TD Summer Reading Club at Kawartha Lakes Public Libraries
June 9, 2016 - TD Summer Reading Club is Canada’s biggest, bilingual summer reading program for kids of all ages, all interests, and all abilities. This free program is co-created and delivered by 2,000 public libraries across Canada. It celebrates Canadian authors, illustrators and stories while inspiring children to develop a lifelong love of reading.