Today Passover begins, followed by Good Friday & Easter Sunday this weekend. A time we usually spend with family & friends, eating meals together, doing outdoor activities, and attending places of worship for some. Lincoln is in a State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, we have to celebrate in a different way.
A reminder to all residents, Lincoln is in a State of Emergency. This means we do not go about our regular daily activities. We ask that You Do Your Part to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The nice weather is upon us and it's tempting to get outside. However, as per our Public Heath officials we are at a critical stage in fighting COVID-19, and the most important measure is staying home.
Mayor Sandra Easton, in consultation with Council and with input from CAO, Mike Kirkopoulos and the Emergency Operations team, has enacted the declaration of emergency to protect Lincoln citizens. This comes as municipalities across Niagara, joined to declare a broader emergency.
For Immediate Release April 3, 2020Niagara’s municipalities declare State of Emergency in response to COVID-19
Today, in anticipation of a surge of COVID-19 activity in Niagara in the coming weeks, Niagara Region and Niagara’s 12 local area municipalities have jointly declared a State of Emergency.
The Government of Ontario has closed non-essential businesses, outdoor recreational facilities, & has prohibited gatherings of more than five people, on order to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Restrictions may be expanded or modified by the Government of Ontario. Check their website for the latest updates and detailed information.
For Immediate ReleaseLincoln continues to respond to Coronavirus
Lincoln, ON – (March 31, 2020) – The Town of Lincoln continues to place the health and safety of our community and staff as a priority. Our emergency operations control group meets daily to assess new information and respond accordingly to keep our community healthy. We will continue to monitor and adjust as required in real-time.
The federal government announced another increase to the Federal Wage Subsidy program, from yesterday. Previous announcement:
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The Town continues to update the Coronavirus website with new information regarding Lincoln's service disruptions or with information that helps support you through this unusual time. Updates to the website:
For Immediate ReleaseTown implementing grace period for payments
Lincoln, ON – (March 20, 2020) – The Town has implemented the waiving of late fees and penalties until June 30, 2020. Many municipalities are working collectively on addressing concerns of our citizens and adapting to the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic.
This means that late payments and interest penalties will not be applied for property taxes, water payments, and accounts receivable during this specified time.
For Immediate ReleaseTown closes facilities to public as a precautionary measure
Lincoln, ON – (March 16, 2020) – The health and safety of our community remains a priority. As such, the Town of Lincoln is closing our facilities as continued effort to do our part in preventing and reducing the spread of Coronavirus.
Therefore, effective 10 p.m. this evening, the following facilities are closed:
For Immediate ReleaseTown suspends all programming as a precautionary measure
Lincoln, ON – (March 14, 2020) – The health and safety of our community remains a priority. As such, the Town of Lincoln is suspending all programming as of March 14 at 10 p.m. until April 5, 2020.
Facilities will remain open. The Town has implemented the enhanced cleaning & disinfection measures, as directed by public health authorities.
For Immediate ReleaseLincoln and Grimsby join efforts for continued service delivery efficiencies
Lincoln, ON – (March 9, 2020) – Last week Lincoln and Grimsby Councils approved new legal service contracts. The two municipalities joined forces to solicit & review proposals collectively for consolidated legal services.
Please be advised that the Town of Lincoln will be temporarily closing 21st Street to through trafficFriday, Feb. 21, 2020 (weather permitting) Beginning at 9 a.m. to allow for regular maintenance of Bailey Bridge Maintenance activities are expected to last until approximately 3 p.m.
We appreciate your patience during this temporary closure.
Purpose of Application
An application has been submitted by the owner of a property known municipally as 4204 Mountain Street in Beamsville. The applicant is proposing to construct an addition to a duplex to allow for it’s conversion to a fourplex. The applicant is seeking the following variances:
Purpose of Application
An application has been submitted by the owner of a property known municipally as 4234 Academy Street in Beamsville. The subject lands are zoned Residential Multiple 1 (RM1) and are occupied by a single detached dwelling. The applicant is proposing to construct an accessory structure at the rear of the property and is seeking the following variances:
Purpose of Application
An application has been submitted by the owner of a property described as Part of Lots 3 and 4, Concession 3 on the west side of Martin Road. The applicant intends on severing an 0.15 ha (0.37 acres) parcel of land shown as Part 1 on the attached sketch. Part 1 is to merge in title with the abutting parcel, municipally known as 4272 Martin Road, and to continue to be used for agricultural and rural residential purposes. The retained lands (Part 2) are to be retained for continued agricultural use.
The individuals charged appeared in court at the Welland Provincial Offences Court on Feb. 13, 2020, and entered a guilty plea on both charges. The conviction resulted in a fine of $4,000.
Address: 3280 Cosby Rd., Beamsville Date of Complaint: May 30, 2019 Date of Charge: Oct. 10, 2019 Date of court appearance: Feb. 13, 2020 Result of court appearance: Guilty Plea to two charges Fine: $4,000 Charged with: Using the land for the cultivation of cannabis
Town Hall Monday, Feb. 17: CLOSED
Fleming Centre Monday, Feb. 17: 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Jordan Lions Arena Monday, Feb. 17: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Museum Monday, Feb. 17: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
uLinc Monday, Feb. 17: Regular Service
Celebrate Family Day with fun activities across Lincoln!
Free Skate & Activities Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Location: Fleming Memorial Arena and Jordan Lions Arena
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.
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:
Lincoln, ON - (Dec. 18, 2019) - Town of Lincoln facilities and services will have altered hours for the holidays. See hours below for details:
For Immediate Release2020 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.
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:
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.
Please be advised that on Nov. 8 from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sann Rd. at the railway crossing will be closed for urgent CN track maintenance.
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.
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