Open-Air Fire Ban in Lincoln

All open-air fire permits are suspended during a fire ban.

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Public Notice - High Heat Alert Lifted

2018-07-06 Public Notice - High Heat Alert Lifted for Niagara Region

The excessive high heat alert issued on June 28, 2018 is no longer in effect as of July 6, 2018. 

Public Notice - For Residents on the 10 Month Pre-authorization Payment Plan

2018-07-04 Public Notice - For Residents on the 10-Month Pre-authorization Payment Plan The Town of Lincoln will no longer be issuing notification letters advising of the change in your monthly payment for the period July 15 to October 15.  Information regarding the change will be located at the bottom of your final property tax bill that is mailed to all residents at the end of June of each year.

Public Service Announcement - Stay Cool on Canada Day

2018-06-29 Stay Cool at the Charles Daley Canada Day Celebrations

Daytime highs are expected to reach the low to mid thirties with humidex values into the mid-forties, this is going to make for a scorching hot Canada Day Celebration at Charles Daley!

Here are some things to know about keeping cool on Sunday July 1:

Public Notice - Temporary Road Closure: Sann Rd. @ CN Tracks

2018-06-13 Public Notice - Temporary Road Closure: Sann Rd. @ CN Tracks

When: June 20 - June 22, 2018 

Please be advised that the above noted road will be temporarily closed to through traffic to complete emergency track work. The schedule for closure will be dependent upon weather conditions. We apologize for any inconvenience . 

For questions or more information, please contact Diane Maceira, C.E.T. Supervisor of Technical Services (905) 563-8205 ext. 226.   

Public Notice - Temporary Road Closure: Bartlett Rd @ CN Railway Tracks

2018-06-01 Public Notice - Temporary Road Closure: Bartlett Rd. at CN Railway Tracks

Please be advised that part of Bartlett Rd. will be temporarily closed to through traffic to complete emergency track work. The schedule for closure depend on weather conditions. 

We apologize for any inconvenience this temporary road closure may cause. For questions or further information please contact: Diane Maceira Supervisor of Technical Services Tel: (905) 563-8205 ext. 226.

Public Notice - Open Air Burning Ban Lifted

2018-05-30 Public Notice - Open Air Burning Suspension Lifted

As of May 30, 2018 the open air burning ban is no longer in effect. Those with open air permits are now permitted to have fires in accordance with the criteria set in the By-law. 

Public Notice - Excessive Heat Alert in Effect

2018-05-28 Public Notice - Excessive Heat Alert in Effect

Please be advised that an Excessive Heat Alert has been issued today, May 28, 2018 by  Niagara Region Public Health as the temperature is expected to reach 31° C with the overnight lows near 20° C. 

If you are outside please ensure that you take the appropriate precautions - stay hydrated, apply sunscreen regularly and take breaks often.  

Public Notice - Culvert Replacement

2018-05-25 Public Notice - Culvert Replacement Eleventh Street: from Ellis Ave. to King St.

In preparation for the Town’s road rehabilitation program, four cross culverts on Eleventh St., located between Ellis Ave. and King St., require replacement.

Replacement of cross culverts require the road to be closed at work area.  Each culvert is approximately one day of work where a section of the road will be closed weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Tentative Start Date: May 28, 2018

Estimated Completion: June 1, 2018

Public Notice - Plum Pox Virus Survey in Niagara Region 2018

2018-05-25 Public Notice - Propagation Ban and Sampling of Plants Susceptible to Plum Pox Virus

Between May and September 2018, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will be inspecting selected rural and residential properties in the Niagara Region, to sample susceptible trees for the Plum Pox Virus and/or to verify compliance with the propagation ban that is in place. This means that property owners may see CFIA inspectors on their property.

Public Notice - Public Information Session for the Heritage Property Register

2018-05-16 Public Information Session - Heritage Property Register

Staff and the Municipal Heritage Committee invite property owners to attend a Public Information Session to learn about the updated Heritage Property Register, which includes the addition of approximately 300 non-designated buildings, landmarks and streetscapes that the Municipal Heritage Committee has identified as being of great architectural and historical significance.

Please note, limited seating available. If capacity is reached, another meeting may be held.

Public Notice - Temporary Road Closure of Twenty-Third Street at CN Railway

2018-05-10 Twenty-Third Street at CN Railway Tracks will be Temporarily Closed

Please be advised that from May 20 to May 24, 2018 Twenty-Third St. at the CN railway tracks will be temporarily closed to through traffic for required track work. The schedule for closure will be dependent upon weather conditions. We apologize for any inconvenience this temporary road closure may cause.

Should you have any questions, please contact technical services at (905) 563-8205 ext. 226

Public Notice - Heat Alert is Lifted

2018-07-17 Public Notice - High Heat Alert Lifted for Niagara Region

The excessive high heat alert issued on Friday, July 13, 2018 is no longer in effect as of July 17, 2018. 

It is still warm outside, so please remember to take breaks, seek shade if you are outdoors and stay hydrated.

Remember to follow the Town on Twitter and Facebook to get up-to-date information relating to staying cool during heat alerts. 

Media Release - Detailed Design Phase to Launch for Jordan Village

2018-07-17

For Immediate Release

Jordan Village improvement project to launch detailed design phase

Lincoln, ON – (July 17, 2018) – On July 16, 2018, Council awarded the consultant contract for the Detailed Design Phase of the Jordan Village improvement project. The detailed design is the blueprint for the overall improvements planned and builds on the existing concept developed by residents and businesses.

Public Service Announcement - Shape Lincoln's Public Transit

2018-07-16

For Immediate Release

Have your say to shape the future of public transit in Lincoln

Lincoln, ON – (July 16, 2018) – The Town of Lincoln has launched a survey to ask residents and businesses to weigh in on the Town’s public transit pilot, uLinc.

Public Notice - Open-Air Burning Ban

2018-07-13 Open-Air Fire Permits Suspended During Dry Conditions

An open-air burning ban is in place due to dry conditions. Therefore, as of Friday, July 13, 2018, all fire permits are suspended for agricultural or recreational use, until the ban is lifted. 

Information on the Open-Air Burn permits

Public Service Announcement - Lincoln Voters to Check Voters’ List

2018-07-11 Lincoln voters encouraged to check voters’ list

​With just over 100 days until the 2018 Municipal and School Board Elections, voters are encouraged to visit voterlookup.ca to ensure they are on the voters’ list and their information appears correctly.

By visiting voterlo​okup.ca individuals can verify that their name, address and school support information is correct on the voters’ list. Those without Internet access are encouraged to phone the Town's Clerk to confirm their information.

Public Service Announcement - Canada Day Weekend Facility Hours

2018-06-28 Canada Day Weekend - Town of Lincoln Facility Hours

Lincoln, ON – (June 28, 2018) – The Town of Lincoln facilities will have altered hours for Canada Day weekend. The following list provides details for each location.

uLinc Sunday, July 1: NO SERVICE Monday, July 2: Regular service (new summer schedule begins)

Town Hall Monday, July 2: CLOSED

Museum Saturday, June 30: 10 a.m.-5p.m. Sunday, July 1: CLOSED Monday, July 2: CLOSED

Public Service Announcement - uLinc launches summer schedule July 2

2018-06-27

For Immediate Release

uLinc transit launches summer schedule July 2

Lincoln, ON – (June 28, 2018) – uLinc, Lincoln’s free public transit pilot begins a summer schedule on July 2, 2018, with three additional stops and expanding to a weekend Saturday schedule. The winter schedule is still in effect on June 28 and 29.

These changes are reflective of feedback collected in the first four months of the pilot and result in improved safety and convenience for riders.

New stops will include:

Public Notice - Heat Alert Lifted

2018-06-19 Heat Alert Lifted

As temperatures have dropped below 40 degrees Celsius, the Medical Officer of Health has lifted the heat alert.

More information about heat alerts is available from Niagara Region Public Health.

Public Notice - Open Air Burning Suspended During Air Quality Advisory

2018-05-27 Open Air Fire Permits Suspended During Air Quality Advisory 

As per the Open Air Burning By-law, fires are not permitted during a smog alert or while an air quality advisory is in effect. Therefore, as of Sunday, May 27, 2018, all fire permits are suspended for agricultural or recreational use, until the advisory is lifted. 

Information on the Open Air Burning permits

Public Service Announcement - Victoria Day Hours of Operation

2018-05-17

For Immediate Release

Town of Lincoln Victoria Day hours

Lincoln, ON – (May17, 2018) – The Town of Lincoln facilities will have altered hours for Victoria Day. The following list provides details for each location.

uLinc

May 21: NO SERVICE May 22: Regular service  

Town Hall

Monday: CLOSED  

Public Notice - Adoption of Official Plan Amendment for Prudhomme's Secondary Plan

2018-04-30 Notice of the Adoption of an Amendment to the Official Plan for the Prudhomme's Secondary Plan

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Town of Lincoln passed By-law No. 2018-26 on the 16th day of April 2018, under Sections 17 and 21 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990. By-law No. 2018-26 adopts Official Plan Amendment No. 3 to the Official Plan of the Town of Lincoln.

Media Release - Town Welcomes SPARK Lincoln

2018-04-23

For Immediate Release

Town of Lincoln welcomes new innovation hub SPARK Lincoln

Lincoln, ON – (April 23, 2018) – The ignition of innovation was in the air today as SPARK Lincoln officially opened its doors in Beamsville today. With over 1,000 square feet, the hub will serve as a digital innovation space for Lincoln’s residents and businesses, operating as a co-working space and business incubator for young entrepreneurs, developers, creative professionals, and startup companies.

Media Release - Loyalist College Donates Bike Corrals to Town

2018-04-19

For Immediate Release

Loyalist College builds and donates bike corrals to Town of Lincoln

Lincoln, ON – (April 19, 2018) – Loyalist College’s Welding and Fabrication students built two large bike corrals and have donated them to the Town of Lincoln. The Town would like to thank the Welding Techniques, Fabrication Technician Program for their contribution to the Town’s cycling infrastructure, with a special thank you to John Grieve, Professor Coordinator of the program.

Media Release - Lincoln Continues to Invest in Roads

2018-04-17

For Immediate Release

Lincoln continues to invest in roads

Lincoln, ON – (April 17, 2018) – The Town of Lincoln continues the investment in roads. At Council last night, the 2018 Capital Road Resurfacing and Rehabilitation Program was adopted. Over 18 kms of roads will be either resurfaced or rehabilitated in 2018.

Public Service Announcement - MFR Library Branch Closing for Renovations

2018-04-10

For Immediate Release

Moses F Rittenhouse library branch closing for renovations

Lincoln, ON – (April 10, 2018) – The Vineland branch, Moses F Rittenhouse, of the Lincoln Public Library will be closed from April 16-23, 2018, while a new carpet is installed.

Residents can access the Fleming Centre Branch (5020 Serena Dr.) in Beamsville during their regular business hours:

Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.