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Lincoln Turns 50!

2020-01-08 Lincoln Turns 50!

2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the the Town of Lincoln. In 1970, three communities came together to form Lincoln - Louth Township, Clinton Township, & Beamsville. Since then, we have become a community of communities to include Jordan, Vineland, Beamsville, Campden, Tintern & Rockway.

Public Notice - Zoning By-law Review Information Session

2019-12-19 Zoning By-law Review - Public Information Session

This Public Information Centre provides you an important opportunity to identify what issues you feel need to be addressed through the new Comprehensive Zoning By-law.

Date: Jan. 15, 2020Time: 6-8 p.m.Location: Fleming Centre (5020 Serena Dr., Beamsville)Format:

Media Release - 2020 Budget Approved

2019-12-16

For Immediate Release

2020 Budget Investing in Lincoln

Lincoln, ON – (Dec. 17, 2019) – Council approved the Town of Lincoln’s 2020 budget at last night’s Council meeting, Dec. 16, 2019. Lincoln is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Niagara at a 5.9 per cent growth increase since 2011, doubled its construction value since 2017, while continuing to be one of the most affordable municipalities in Niagara in relation to property taxes and per cent of household income.

Public Service Announcement - Have Your Say about an Age-Friendly Lincoln

2019-11-25 Have your Say about an Age-Friendly Lincoln!

The Town of Lincoln’s Age-Friendly Citizen Advisory Committee is seeking your thoughts on the quality of life for you living here in Lincoln. The Committee is striving to make our community a place to belong for all ages.

This survey is looking for feedback specific to these categories of an age-friendly community:

Public Notice - Intention to Adopt the 2020 Budget

2019-11-20 Public Notice - Intention to Adopt the 2020 Budget

The Council of the Corporation of the Town of Lincoln hereby gives Notice that it has commenced discussions to adopt the 2020 Budget for the Town of Lincoln and its associated Boards and Committees. As part of the budget review process, Council will consider the 2020 Fees and Charges By-law, the 2020 Water and Wastewater System budget, and the establishment of associated Water and Wastewater Rates.

Public Notice - Transportation Master Plan Notice of Study Completion

2019-10-30 Public Notice - Transportation Master Plan Notice of Study Completion

The Town of Lincoln has completed a Transportation Master Plan (TMP). The TMP will be used as a blueprint to guide future decision making, planning, design, operations and maintenance of the Town’s transportation network until the year 2031 and beyond.

The TMP outlines a vision and approach to help achieve the Town’s objectives for a connected, continuous, safe, efficient and enjoyable transportation network that addresses future growth and helps to enhance quality of life for residents.

Public Service Announcement - Interactive Fire Safety Event Oct. 29

2019-10-25 Public Service Announcement - Interactive Fire Safety Event 

Working alarms and knowing your way out in an emergency saves lives!

Families are invited to an interactive fire safety event that is being hosted in partnership with Lowe’s and RONA stores, First Alert, the Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs, the Grimsby Fire Department and Lincoln Fire Rescue. This is a fire prevention/education event to help improve the safety of those living in our communities.

Public Service Announcement - No Service to Select uLinc Stops due to Road Closures 

2019-10-23 Public Service Announcement - No Service to Select uLinc Stops due to Road Closures 

Lincoln ON (Oct. 23, 2019) - Please be advised that there will be no uLinc service to six stops in Jordan today, Wednesday Oct. 23 and Thursday Oct. 24 due to the temporary closure of King St. at the Jordan Hollow for tree removal by the Niagara Region. Additionally there will be no service to one stop in Vineland until further notice due to a closure on Menno St. Please see details below.

There will be no service to the following stops:

Jordan stops

Media Release - Town receives Great Lakes Emerging Champions Mini-Grant

2019-10-22

For Immediate Release

Town receives Great Lakes Emerging Champions Mini-Grant to focus on green infrastructure

Lincoln, ON – (Oct. 22, 2019) – The Town of Lincoln has been granted $15,000 (U.S.) funding from the Great Lakes Commission’s Great Lakes Emerging Champions Mini-Grant program to develop a Green Infrastructure/Low-Impact Development Design Standard & Community Improvement Plan for Lincoln.

Public Service Announcement - Thanksgiving Holiday Hours & Activities

2019-10-09 Public Service Announcement - Thanksgiving Holiday Hours & Activities

Lincoln, ON - (Oct. 9, 2019) - Town of Lincoln facilities and services will have altered hours for the holiday weekend. See hours below for details.   

Town Hall Monday, Oct. 14: CLOSED

Fleming Centre Saturday, Oct. 12: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Public Skate: 5:30 - 7 p.m. Adult Shinny: 10 - 11 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 13: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Public Service Announcement - Land Use for Cannabis Production, Open House

2019-10-08 Public Service Announcement - Land Use for Cannabis Production, Open House & Public Meeting 

Members of the community are invited to an open house and public meeting to learn more about land use for cannabis production and to provide feedback on the proposed amendments to the Official Plan and Zoning By-law.

Two open houses and one public meeting will take place, see below for details.   

Open House #1:

Public Notice - South Service Road Closure

2019-10-02 Public Notice - South Service Road Closure 

Lincoln, ON - (Oct. 2, 2019) - During construction of a new GO Bus stop sidewalk, a portion of the South Service Road will be closed for approximately two weeks. As a result, traffic will use the detour route outlined in map 1.

Following the two week full closure, the eastbound lanes will reopen while the westbound traffic lanes will stay closed for the remainder of construction, outlined in map 2.  

Public Service Announcement - Road Closures & Important Details for Lincoln Rerooted

2019-09-30 PSA - Road Closures & Important Details for Lincoln Rerooted  Road Closures

There will be two temporary road closures on Oct. 5, 2019, as a result of the Lincoln Rerooted festival. See below for locations.

Closure #1: Beam St. between Mountain St. and Queen St. (for Pioneer Day)Closure #2: King St. between Mountain St. and Ontario St. (for Fling on King)  

Public Service Announcement - AgriTech Hackathon - Register Now!

2019-09-16

For Immediate Release

Be part of an innovative digital experience and join Niagara’s first ever AgriTech Hackathon!

Lincoln, ON – (Sept. 16, 2019) – The Town of Lincoln and Spark Lincoln have partnered to host the first ever AgriTech Hackathon. The goal is to bring in businesses, education, technology and communities to take part in solving issues affecting the modern agricultural sector.

Public Service Announcement - Save the Date for Lincoln Rerooted

2019-09-04 Save the Date Lincoln Rerooted coming this October

Lincoln, ON – (Sept. 4, 2019) – The Town of Lincoln and Downtown Bench Beamsville are gearing up for another spectacular Lincoln Rerooted event on Oct. 5, 2019. It’s an opportunity for our community to come together, celebrate our community’s culture, heritage, growth and rebirth through an amazing line-up of activities throughout the day and night.

Public Service Announcement - uLinc Fall Service Updates

2019-08-29 Public Service Announcement - uLinc Fall Service Updates

Lincoln, ON - (Aug. 29, 2019) - Riders should be aware of several uLinc service updates over the Labour Day weekend, see below for details.

Saturday Aug. 31

uLinc Summer & Saturday Service ends

Monday Sept. 2

No uLinc service for Labour Day

Tuesday Sept. 3

Public Notice - Intention to Name a Municipal Park

2019-07-30 Intention to Name a Municipal Park

The Council of the Corporation of the Town of Lincoln hererby gives Notice that there is a request to name a Town parkland located north of the Fleming Centre, west of Serena Drive in Beamsville.

The name and proposal that was brought forward includes a request that the Park be named: Rotary Park  

Media Release - Prudhomme's Achieves Another Development Milestone

2019-07-23

For Immediate Release

Prudhomme’s Landing development achieves another important milestone

Lincoln, ON – (July 23, 2019) – At the Town of Lincoln Council meeting last night, July 22, Council approved another important milestone for the significant Prudhomme’s development project. A portion of the development, referred to as Prudhomme’s Landing, received approval for a zoning amendment and draft plan of subdivision agreement.

Lincoln firefighters recognized with federal award

2019-07-22

For Immediate Release

Lincoln firefighters recognized with federal award

Lincoln, ON – (July 22, 2019) – Three of Lincoln Fire Rescue’s firefighters are being recognized for 30 years of dedicated service to the community. Chief Greg Hudson, Captain Brian Cook, and District Chief Brian Culp are being presented with the Fire Services Exemplary Service Bar on behalf of the Governor General.

Public Notice - Excessive Heat Alert Lifted

2019-07-21 Excessive Heat Alert Lifted

The excessive heat alert issued on Friday, July 19, 2019 has been lifted by Niagara Region Public Health. 

Please continue to monitor the heat and take precautions as necessary. 

 

Public Notice - High Heat Alert Lifted

2019-07-07 High Heat Alert Lifted

The high heat alert issued on Friday, July 5, has been lifted by Niagara Region Public Health. 

Please continue to monitor the heat and take precautions as necessary. 

 

Public Notice - High Heat Alert in Effect

2019-07-05 Public Notice - High Heat Alert in Effect

For Immediate Release

Please be advised that a High Heat alert has been issued for July 5, 2019, and is expected to remain in place until Saturday afternoon. Maximum afternoon temperatures are expected to reach 31 degrees with humidex values around 40.

Public Notice - Zoning By-law Review Information Session

2019-06-12 Town of Lincoln Comprehensive Zoning By-law - Public Information Session

The Town of Lincoln is preparing a new Comprehensive Zoning By-law. The Zoning By-law is the Town’s primary tool to regulate the use of all land in the Town, it divides land into various zone categories (i.e., residential, commercial, employment), and establishes what uses are permitted and where buildings can be located on a property.

Public Notice - Watermain Break on Ontario & Friesen

2019-05-31 Public Notice - Watermain Break on Ontario St. at Friesen Blvd.

Lincoln, ON – (May 31, 2019) Please be advised there is currently a watermain break on Ontario St. at Friesen Blvd. Ontario street has been closed between John St. and Drake Ave. Residents across Beamsville may experience low water-pressure or disruption to water service until further notice. 

Residents are asked to temporarily reduce water usage until the break has been addressed. This is a regional transmission main break, staff are on site addressing the issue.