Kawartha Lakes seeking accessibility champions
February 4, 2016 - Nominations are now open for the City’s 9th Annual Accessibility Awareness Recognition Awards.
Do you know of an individual, community group, organization or business that has gone above and beyond to promote accessibility within the City of Kawartha Lakes? We want to know about them.
“Accessibility and accessibility awareness are critical to our communities, our economy, our residents and visitors and play an integral part in everything we do,” explained Barb Condie, Accessibility Coordinator for the City of Kawartha Lakes. “We want to recognize and celebrate those in our community who embrace accessibility awareness and go above and beyond for others.”
Kawartha Lakes Council has endorsed eight award categories offering annual recognition for outstanding contributions in the promotion of a barrier free City. The eight categories include: Business, Community Group, Educator, Individual – Adult, Individual – Youth, Individual - City Employee, Accessible Design and the Barbara McArthur Memorial Award which was introduced in 2009 to recognize outstanding achievement on an ongoing basis.
“This is a great opportunity for anyone in our community to nominate an individual or a local group, business or organization,” said Ms. Condie. “By continuing to talk about and become more educated about the barriers to accessibility we are able to help break down those walls.
Kawartha Lakes Paramedic Service partners with Canadian Tire & Boston Pizza
February 12, 2016 - LINDSAY – The Kawartha Lakes Paramedic Service has partnered with Canadian Tire and Boston Pizza owner John Fox to make automatic external defibrillators ready and available to staff and the public in the event of a cardiac event.
2016 Load Restrictions Updated
Kawartha Lakes launching $3.6 million road resurfacing program in May
February 9, 2016 - A number of road sections across Kawartha Lakes will be improved later this year as part of the 2016 road resurfacing program approved by Council on Tuesday afternoon.
First major Northwest Trunk build moves ahead
February 9, 2016 - LINDSAY – Mason Homes will begin construction on 80 new homes as part of the third and final phase of their Cloverlea development.
Kawartha Lakes investing $1.1 million in Bobcaygeon road rehabilitation
February 9, 2016 - BOBCAYGEON – Kawartha Lakes Council has approved investing nearly $1.1 million to reconstruct Helen and Prince Streets in Bobcaygeon.
Kawartha Lakes Big Bob Channel Bridge to undergo 2016 rehabilitation
February 9, 2016 - BOBCAYGEON – The Big Bob Channel Bridge in Bobcaygeon will undergo a significant rehabilitation this summer.
Family Day activities abound at Kawartha Lakes Public Library
February 9, 2016 - There is fun for the whole family at Kawartha Lakes Public Library branches on Family Day, Monday, February 15.
Kawartha Lakes issues Farm Fire Safety Checklist
February 5, 2016 - The City’s Fire and Rescue Service has issued a fire safety checklist to assist farmers and others involved in the agri-business in reducing the risk of fire occurring on their properties. It will also help to ensure that everyone knows what to do in event of fire.
Recognize the signs of stroke
February 4, 2016 - February is Heart and Stroke Month nationally and Kawartha Lakes Paramedic Service wants to remind citizens they can easily recognize the signs and symptoms of a stroke by using the mnemonic F.A.S.T.
Notice of Public Hearing for Minor Variance – February 18, 2016
Public Library services information meetings scheduled
February 2, 2016 - KAWARTHA LAKES – Members of the Kawartha Lakes Public Library Board will be holding a series of information sessions regarding the future of the City’s library services.
Library Special Events for February
2016 Recycling and Waste Calendar Now Available
December 4, 2015 - The 2016 Recycling and Waste Calendar is now available at municipal service centres, libraries, City Hall and participating retailers in the City of Kawartha Lakes.