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Media Release - It all starts here, Public Works Week 2019

2019-05-21

For Immediate Release

It all starts here, Public Works Week 2019

Lincoln, ON – (May 21, 2019) – Lincoln celebrates and recognizes Public Works Week from May 19-25, 2019. This year’s theme of ‘It all Starts Here’ captures the core foundational services provided by Public Works in our community.

Public Service Announcement - Victoria Day Weekend Hours

2019-05-17 Town of Lincoln Victoria Day Hours

Lincoln, ON – (May 17, 2019) – The Town of Lincoln facilities will have altered hours for the Victoria Day weekend. The following list provides details for each location.  

Town Hall Monday: CLOSED

Fleming Centre Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday: CLOSED

Public Service Announcement - Roadside Mowing Program Begins 

2019-05-15 Roadside Mowing Program Begins 

Lincoln, ON – (May 15, 2019) – The annual roadside mowing program will take place beginning Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

Roadside mowing along shoulders takes place three times a year in rural areas of the Town. 

The first and second cuts include the front of the ditch only, from the centre of the ditch to the road's edge. The third cut includes the front and back sides of the ditch, from the centre of the ditch to the slope of the ditch on the property owner’s side. 

Proposed 2019 schedule (weather permitting)

Media Release - Lincoln's Pathway to Prosperity

2019-05-06

For Immediate Release

Lincoln’s pathway to prosperity Economic Development Week 2019

Lincoln, ON – (May 6, 2019) – Lincoln celebrates and recognizes International Economic Development Week from May 6-11, 2019. This week has been internationally recognized for the past four years and its purpose is to raise awareness for local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities and increase the quality of life in communities everywhere.

Public Notice - Notice of Adoption for Industrial & Rural Areas CIPs

2019-05-02 Notice of the Adoption of the Industrial Lands & Rural Areas Community Improvement Plan

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Town of Lincoln passed By-law No. 2019-37 on the 15th day of April 2019, under Section 28 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990. By-law No. 2019-37 adopts the Industrial Area and Rural Lands Community Improvement Plan.

Public Service Announcement - Easter Holiday Hours of Operation

2019-04-15 Easter Holiday Hours of Operation

Lincoln, ON – April 15,  2019 – The Town of Lincoln facilities will have altered hours for the Easter holiday. Details of closures:

Good Friday (April 19) & Easter Monday (April 22) - Closed Town Hall & Lincoln Fire Rescue Administration Offices  Fleming Centre Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre uLinc - no service

Saturday, April 20 Fleming Centre - 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre - 1-4 p.m.

Public Notice - Lowering of Town Hall Flags April 9

2019-04-09 Flags Lowered to Half-Mast to Recognize & Honour Vimy Day

Vimy Ridge Day is a day to commemorate the deaths and casualties of members of the Canadian Corps during the First World War Battle of Vimy Ridge. The holiday has been observed annually on 9 April since 2003. It is a non-statutory observance.

We remember and honour those who fought and sacrificed their life for our freedom. 

 

 

Public Service Announcement - Lincoln Raising Flag for Autism Awareness

2019-04-01

For Immediate Release

Town of Lincoln raising flag to support autism awareness

Lincoln, ON – (April 2, 2019) – On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, the Town of Lincoln will raise a flag in support of autism awareness. Members of the community are invited and encouraged to wear blue in recognition of the Light it Up Blue campaign celebrating a community that can be a more inclusive place for all.

When: Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Where: Town Hall, celebration garden (4800 South Service Road, Beamsville)

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Notice of Public Meeting - Proposed Amendment to the Zoning By-Law

2019-03-14 Notice of Public Meeting - Proposed Amendment to the Zoning By-Law  Public Meeting

Monday April 8, 2019 6 p.m. Town of Lincoln Council Chambers (Town Hall)  4800 South Service Rd., Beamsville  

Proposed Change

The Town is proposing the following amendments to the Zoning By-law:

Repealing subsection 6.31 “Streets and Services” in its entirety;

Notice of Public Meeting - Proposed Industrial Lands & Rural Areas Community Improvement Plan

2019-03-07 Notice of Public Meeting - Proposed Industrial Lands & Rural Areas Community Improvement Plan   Public Meeting: 

Monday April 8, 2019 6 p.m.  Town of Lincoln Council Chambers (Town Hall)  4800 South Service Rd., Beamsville

Residents will have the opportunity to listen to a brief presentation regarding the application and the opportunity to make a verbal submission.

To speak at the Public Meeting, we encourage you to register in advance by contacting the Clerks department  by email.  

Media Release - Lincoln Approves 2019 budget

2019-03-06 Lincoln continues to invest with approval of the 2019 budget

Lincoln, ON – (March 7, 2019) – Council approved the Town of Lincoln’s 2019 budget at last night’s Council meeting, March 6, 2019. Lincoln is the fourth fastest growing municipality in Niagara at a 5.9 per cent growth increase since 2011 but remains to be the second most affordable municipality in Niagara in relation to property taxes and per cent of household income.

Notice of Open Houses & Public Meeting - Prudhomme's Landing

2019-03-04 Notice of Public Meeting - Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment & Proposed Draft Plan of Subdivision (Prudhomme's Landing)   Open Houses:

The public is invited to attend an Open House to have the opportunity to view plans for this development application, ask questions and share your comments with Town staff and the applicant. This meeting will be a drop-in format with no formal presentation.

Two Open House sessions are scheduled on Tuesday, March 26, for convenience:

Media Release - Town and Vineland Research Sign MOU to Advance Sustainability of Horticulture

2019-02-19

For Immediate Release

Town of Lincoln and Vineland Research and Innovation Centre join efforts to advance sustainability of horticulture in Lincoln

Lincoln, ON – (Feb. 19, 2019) – Tonight, the Town of Lincoln and Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) signed a formal memorandum of understanding (MOU) focused on collaborating to support and advance the innovation, commercialization, and sustainability of horticulture in Lincoln and the surrounding region. The Town’s efforts to forge strategic partnerships continue with the signing of this MOU with Vineland.

Media Release - Town Receives Grant to Take Action on Climate Change

2019-02-19

For Immediate Release

Town of Lincoln awarded grant to take action on climate change and resilience

Lincoln, ON – (Feb. 19, 2019) – The Town of Lincoln has been granted $125,000 in funding from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) Climate change staff grants initiative to help address staffing gaps and increase our capacity to adapt to the effects of climate change or reduce greenhouse (GHG) emissions.

Lincoln is among 59 communities across Canada benefitting from this initiative.

Public Notice - Intention to Adopt the 2019 Budget

2019-02-14 Intention to Adopt the 2019 Municipal Budget

The Council of the Corporation of the Town of Lincoln hereby gives Notice that it has commenced discussions to adopt the 2019 Budget for the Town of Lincoln and its associated Boards and Committees. As part of the budget review process, Council will consider the 2019 Water and Wastewater System budget and providing for the establishment of associated Water and Wastewater Rates.

Public Service Announcement - Family Day Hours and Activities

2019-02-13 Public Service Announcement - Family Day Operations and Activities

Lincoln, ON – Feb. 14,  2019 – The Town of Lincoln facilities will have slightly altered hours for Family Day.

The following list provides details for each location on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019:

Town Hall CLOSED

Fleming Centre/Jordan Arena 8:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Museum 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

uLinc Regular Service (Sunday & Monday)

Media Release - Lincoln Exceeds $120 Million in Construction Value

2019-01-31

For Immediate Release

Lincoln has record-breaking year in 2018 exceeding over $120 million in construction value

Lincoln, ON – (Jan. 31, 2019) – The Town of Lincoln is recognizing a record-breaking 2018 with $127,496,015 million in construction value, that is expected to continue over the next few years with projects such as Prudhomme’s, West Niagara Secondary School, and other institutional, commercial, industrial and residential projects.

Public Notice - Passing of Interim Control By-law 2019-01

2019-01-31 Notice of the Passing of Interim Control By-law 2019-01

Take notice that the Council of the Town of Lincoln passed By-law No. 2019-01 on the 7th day of January 2019, under Section 38 of the Planning Act, R.S.O., 1990, as amended.

And take notice that Interim Control By-law 2019-01 will be in effect for a period of one year from the date of passing, lapsing January 7th, 2020, but may be extended by Council for an additional one-year period in accordance with Section 38 of the Planning Act, or repealed by Council at an earlier date.  

Media Release - Niagara College and Town partner to focus on agri-business

2019-01-28

For Immediate Release

Niagara College and Town of Lincoln partner to focus on agri-business

Lincoln, ON – (Jan. 28, 2019) – Tonight, Niagara College and the Town of Lincoln signed a formal memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will see the municipality and college collaborate to explore, facilitate and support social and economic development. A main area of focus will be Niagara’s agri-business sector. 

Public Service Announcement - Cold Weather Alert Lifted

2019-01-22 Cold Weather Alert Lifted

The Extreme Cold Weather Alert issued on Jan. 20, 2019, has been lifted by Public Health, as temperatures are no longer forecast to fall below -15 C.

For more information on when an Extreme Cold Weather Alert is issued and lifted visit Public Health's website or call 905-688-8248 ext. 7268, or toll free at 1-888-505-6074.

 

Media Release - Lincoln Opts In to Cannabis Retail

2019-01-21

For Immediate Release

Lincoln Council opts in to permitting cannabis retail stores

Lincoln, ON – (Jan. 21, 2019) – At a special Council meeting tonight, Town of Lincoln Council has voted, with a 7-2 vote, to permit cannabis retail stores in Lincoln. Council is also requesting from the Province greater regulatory control and input for location of stores, advertising and signage, hours of operation, restrict or prohibit operations violating local by-laws, and number of stores within Lincoln.

Public Service Announcement - Snow Storm Preparation

2019-01-18 Snow Storm Preparation & Cold Weather Alert

Environment Canada is forecasting a large snow storm to pass through Lincoln on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.  Snow is expected in the morning through to late evening.

Additionally, Public Health has issued a cold weather alert that will be in effect starting Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019.

Therefore, the Town is advising residents of the following:

Public Service Announcement - Phone Poll to Gain Public Opinion on Cannabis Retail

2019-01-10 Public Opinion Phone Poll Being Conducted on Cannabis Retail

The Town of Lincoln has secured a third party to conduct a public opinion phone survey about cannabis retail.  The company is PrimeContact. Residents may begin to receive calls tonight, Thursday, Jan. 10, and the poll will finish on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. The Town is requesting residents please participate in the survey. 

Public Notice - Temporary Road Closure: Main St.

2019-01-10 Public Notice - Temporary Road Closure: Main St.

Motorists and general public are advised Main St. will be temporarily closed to through traffic for the Twenty Valley Winter WineFest.

Where: Between Twenty-First St. to approximately 150m SouthWhen: Thursday Jan. 10 2019 at 5 p.m. to Monday Jan. 14 2019 at 10 a.m.

 

 

Public Service Announcement - 2019 New Years Levee

2019-01-03 Public Service Announcement - 2019 New Years Levee

Lincoln, ON – Jan. 3,  2019 – The Town of Lincoln invites you and your family to join the Mayor and Council at the 2019 New Years Levee.

It will be a great way to kick off the New Year in Lincoln. Enjoy fun family activities, free arena skating, beverage tasting and refreshments. This is a great opportunity to meet with your new Town Council, and chat with your Lincoln neighbours and friends!

Public Service Announcement - Water Sales Scam Warning

2019-01-03

For Immediate Release

Town warning residents about door-to-door water sales scam

 

The Town of Lincoln is urging customers to be cautious of a water sales scam currently going through the community.

Homeowners are being contacted by a door-to-door sales company making false claims about drinking water quality and the need for mandatory in-home filtration systems, and asking to look at the homeowners taps and plumbing.

Please remember: