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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.

When: May 30, 2018 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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 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.

Public Service Announcement - Town's Street Sweeping Program Begins this Week

2018-04-09

For Immediate Release

Town begins street sweeping this week

Lincoln, ON – (April 9, 2018) – The Town of Lincoln begins the street sweeping program this week. The program aims to clear the winter road maintenance debris.

The annual street sweeping program:

Runs approximately 2 months to complete Urban sweeping starts in Jordan/Vineland working west to Beamsville In rural areas, Town road intersections are completed only

Please help make the process more efficient in urban areas by:

Media Release - Lincoln Firefighters Receive Service Awards

2018-04-09

For Immediate Release

Lincoln firefighters receive service awards

Lincoln, ON – (April 9, 2018) – On Saturday, April 7, 2018, Lincoln Fire Rescue and Emergency Services recognized their firefighters for long-standing service. Two categories of awards were presented including the 20-year Federal Fire Services Exemplary Service Medal and the 25-year Provincial long-service awards. Mayor Sandra Easton, Linda Arbuckle representing Member of Parliament Dean Allison’s office, and Member of Provincial Parliament Sam Oosterhoff were present to give these distinguished awards.

Public Service Announcement - Lincoln Raising Flag for Autism Awareness

2018-03-29

For Immediate Release

 

Town of Lincoln raising flag to support autism awareness

 

Lincoln, ON – (March 29, 2018) – On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 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 3, 2018

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

Time:       9:30 a.m.

Public Service Announcement - Shape Lincoln's Future Transportation Plan

2018-03-26

For Immediate Release

Help shape Lincoln’s future transportation plan – attend an open house this week

Lincoln, ON – (March 7, 2018) –Two open houses are being offered this week to gather input from Lincoln residents to help shape the future of transportation in Lincoln. The same information will be available on each evening giving residents two options to attend.

March 27, 2018, from 6-8 p.m. at the Fleming Centre (5020 Serena Drive)

March 28, 2017, from 6-8 p.m. at the Jordan Fire Station (3763 19th Street)

Public Notice - Intention to Designate a Heritage Property

2018-03-08 Notice of Intention to Designate Former Campden Trinity Evangelical United Brethren Church, 4170 Fly Rd., Campden Notice:

TAKE NOTICE that Council of the Corporation of the Town of Lincoln intends to designate the following property under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act:

FORMER CAMPDEN TRINITY EVANGELICAL UNITED BRETHREN CHURCH

4170 FLY ROAD

Media Release - Jordan Village Improvement Project Proceeds

2018-03-07

For Immediate Release

Jordan Village improvement project receives green light from Province

Lincoln, ON – (March 7, 2018) – On March 5, 2018, the Town received official notification from the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) that the Jordan Village improvement project may proceed.

The improvement project, a total investment of approximately $6.4 million through completion, will include:

Public Service Announcement - Keep It Clear Alert in Effect

2018-03-01

For Immediate Release

 

Keep It Clear alert in effect

Lincoln, ON – (March 1, 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 this evening and overnight.

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.