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Media Release - Lincoln Receives Another Year of Accreditation for Safe Drinking Water

2018-02-15 Town of Lincoln receives another year of accreditation for drinking water safety  

Lincoln, ON – (Feb. 15, 2018) – The Town of Lincoln has received another year of full accreditation in meeting the Drinking Water Quality Management Standard. Our highly trained and certified staff in the Water Division work daily to monitor, prevent, and perform testing to ensure the Town has safe drinking water.

Public Service Announcement - Keep It Clear Alert in Effect

2018-02-06 Keep It Clear alert in effect

Lincoln, ON – (Feb. 6, 2018) – A Keep It Clear alert is now in effect advising residents that there is no street parking in Lincoln for the next 72 hours, as more than 10 cm of snow has been forecasted.

A Keep It Clear alert is declared when the weather forecast is predicting a minimum of 10 cm of snowfall within the next 24 hours. During a Keep It Clear alert staff will be actively monitoring the progress of snow clearing operations and weather conditions to determine if the 72-hour duration can be shortened.

Public Service Announcement - Keep It Clear Alert

2018-01-29 Keep It Clear alert in effect

Lincoln, ON – (Jan. 29, 2017) – A Keep It Clear alert is now in effect advising residents that there is no street parking in Lincoln for the next 72 hours, as more than 10 cm of snow has been forecasted.

A Keep It Clear alert is declared when the weather forecast is predicting a minimum of 10 cm of snowfall within the next 24 hours. During a Keep It Clear alert staff will be actively monitoring the progress of snow clearing operations and weather conditions to determine if the 72-hour duration can be shortened.

Media Release - Lincoln Welcomes New Secondary School

2018-01-24 Town of Lincoln welcomes West Niagara’s secondary school

Lincoln, ON – (Jan. 24, 2018) – The Town of Lincoln is pleased to welcome the yet-to-be named District School Board of Niagara (DSBN) secondary school, servicing all west Niagara, within Lincoln’s municipal boundaries. The new site was ratified at last night’s DSBN Board meeting.

The property located at 4670 Durham Road, fronting King Street in Beamsville is conveniently located close to the YMCA, future regional and municipal transit routes, connecting students to each of the communities.

Public Service Announcement - Warming Centres

2018-01-13 Warming centres available during extreme cold

Lincoln, ON – (Jan. 13, 2018) – The Town of Lincoln is reminding residents and agencies that Town facilities are available for warming centres during the extreme cold. The following locations are available:  

Fleming Centre – open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. (general concourse/lobby)

Public Service Announcement - Prevent Frozen Water Pipes

2018-01-05 Prevent frozen water lines at home

Lincoln, ON – (Jan. 5, 2018) –The Town of Lincoln is advising residents to take precautions during this extreme cold to prevent frozen water lines at home.

Underground utilities such as water lines are at risk to freeze during extreme cold events. While most water lines are buried deep enough below the frost line, this type of cold weather can cause the frost line to move deeper underground, thereby putting water lines as risk.

There are some simple measures residents can take to prepare:

Public Service Announcement - New Year's Levee

2018-01-03 Town of Lincoln New Year’s Levee

Lincoln, ON – (Jan. 3, 2018) – Mayor Sandra Easton and Town of Lincoln Council invite the community to the New Year’s Levee and family skate on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018. The Levee is a great opportunity for the community to meet their neighbours, chat with the Mayor and Councillors, and enjoy a free skate. Local wine, beer, and refreshments will be served.

What:        New Year’s Levee and family skate

Date:         Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, from 2-4 p.m.

Public Service Announcement - Warming Centres

2018-01-03 Warming centres available during extreme cold

Lincoln, ON – (Jan. 3, 2018) – The Town of Lincoln is reminding residents and agencies that Town facilities are available for warming centres during the extreme cold. The following locations are available:

Fleming Centre – open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. (general concourse/lobby)

Media Release - Town of Lincoln receives disaster funding

2017-12-20 Town of Lincoln to receive over $613,000 in flood damage assistance from Province

Lincoln, ON – (Dec. 20, 2017) – The Town of Lincoln is receiving $613,648 in provincial funding as a result of the Town’s application to Municipal Disaster Recovery Assistance program in response to this spring’s flooding damage across Lincoln.

Media Release - Town of Lincoln 2018 budget approved

2017-12-19 Town of Lincoln 2018 Budget Approved

Lincoln, ON – (Dec. 19, 2017) – Council approved the Town of Lincoln’s 2018 budget at last night’s Council meeting, Dec. 18, 2017. Lincoln is the fourth fastest growing municipality in Niagara at a 5.9 per cent growth increase since 2011, but remains to be the third most affordable municipality in Niagara.

The approved budget serves to make an investment in our communities to support growth and deliver quality services to residents, including:

Two heritage properties designated

2017-12-13 Lincoln celebrates designation of two heritage properties

Lincoln, ON – (Dec. 13, 2017) – The Town of Lincoln, with leadership from Lincoln Heritage Committee, has designated two heritage properties. The properties include the Mountain Mennonite Cemetery and Beamsville District Secondary School. The last property to have been designated in Lincoln was in 2009. As such, a designation ceremony to celebrate will take place this weekend. Media and the community are invited to join this celebration.