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Visit Kawartha Lakes Library for an evening with local authors
July 26, 2016 - Kawartha Lakes Library proudly presents an evening with local authors Virginia Winters, Ian Rogers, Pauline Kiely and Sara Walker on Thursday August 18 at 7:00 pm at the Lindsay branch.
Take part in the Mayor’s Writing Contest at your library
July 26, 2016 - Kawartha Lakes Library, in partnership with the Dromoland Indie Authors Festival presents the first year of the Mayor’s Writing Contest.
City reminds residents of Civic Holiday Hours
July 25, 2016 - The City of Kawartha Lakes reminds residents and businesses of the following closures for the Civic Holiday.
Kawartha Lakes 100 Mile Dinner tickets now available
July 25, 2016 - One of the region’s most anticipated annual events returns on Monday September 12 at the Olympia Restaurant in Lindsay. The 8th Annual Kawartha Lakes 100 Mile Dinner in support of Kawartha Choice FarmFresh and United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes will feature the renowned culinary talents of Chef Andy Brooks from the Olympia Restaurant.
City receives grant from Community Futures Development Corporation for website upgrade
July 25, 2016 - Today the City of Kawartha Lakes announced its successful application with the Kawartha Lakes Community Futures Development Corporation (KLCFDC). The matching contribution is in the amount of $100,000 towards the upgrade and enhancement of the online presence of the municipality and is made available through the Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP). EODP is a Government of Canada program, through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, FedDev Ontario.
Fire Service increases Fire Hazard Index to Extreme
July 25, 2016 - Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Service advises residents that the Fire Hazard Index has advanced from High to Extreme.
Environment Canada issues Heat Warning for Kawartha Lakes
July 21, 2016 - Environment Canada is warning of high temperatures and humid weather that will continue throughout the weekend. Heat warnings are issued by Environment Canada when very high temperature or humidity conditions are expected to post an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion.
Residents advised how to spot and report toxic Giant Hogweed plant
July 20, 2016 - Three sightings of Giant Hogweed, a very large perennial plant with serious health risks, have been identified within the municipality. Two are near the intersection of Killarney Bay Road and Chamber’s Road and one on Road 121 near Kinmount.
Council approves consolidation of two Municipal Service Centres
July 14, 2016 - At the July 12 Council meeting, City of Kawartha Lakes Council approved the Core Service recommendation for the consolidation of assets and human resources of the Municipal Service Centres in Bethany and Kirkfield into the remaining four Service Centres. The recommendation supports the continued operations of the Coboconk, Bobcaygeon, Lindsay and Omemee Service Centres (5 days per week, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm). The changes will come into effect October 1, 2016.
Council requests options to reduce the City operating budget by $2.5 million
July 14, 2016 - At the July 12 Council meeting, Council approved the motion by Mayor Andy Letham that directs CAO Ron Taylor to provide decision units in the draft 2017 operating budget that would result in a $2.5 million net decrease to the operating budget from 2016 operating budget expenses. The reduction recommendations are to come with minimal disruption to existing service levels.

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