City provides two avenues of relief for residents affected by flooding
April 20, 2016 - The City of Kawartha Lakes advises residents that were affected by flooding of two avenues they may explore to seek relief.
The process requires the owner of the flood damaged goods or household garbage to provide appropriate confirmation of address that their house or property is within the impacted area. Contractors are required to pre-notify that they are bringing flood damaged goods on behalf of the owner. For full details on the program and contact information, please see the press release issued April 14, on the City’s website at this link: http://www.city.kawarthalakes.on.ca/news/city-waives-tipping-fees-for-residents-affected-by-flooding
Second, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has requested information from the City of Kawartha Lakes to better understand the flood situation in light of the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program.
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.
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.
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.
Rural road resurfacing project approved for $2.9 million
April 22, 2016 - The City of Kawartha Lakes Council has approved a major road project that involves the resurfacing approximately 25 km of rural roads throughout the City.
City advises residents of tree clearing near Wild Turkey Road
April 21, 2016 - Please be advised that wpd Sumac Ridge Wind Farm has provided the City with notice that it intends to clear trees in and around Wild Turkey Road, commencing on Saturday, April 23, 2016.
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.
City of Kawartha Lakes communities receive Canada Day funding
April 13, 2016 - The City of Kawartha Lakes’ Community Services, Parks, Recreation & Culture Division is pleased to announce it will provide a total of $10,000 in Canada Day funding to seven communities celebrating Canada Day in the City of Kawartha Lakes. This funding is in addition to the $27,200 received in support from the federal government through the Canadian Heritage Celebrate Canada program.