Public Service Announcement - Canada Day in Lincoln
Lincoln ON - (June 30, 2020) - The Town of Lincoln’s operations will be closed on Wednesday July 1 for Canada Day. Services will resume on Thursday, July 2.
We remind residents to celebrate responsibly and to continue following Public Health guidelines and restrictions. Groups more than 10 people are not permitted.
Public Notice - Part of the North Service Rd. to be Closed for Rehab
Temporary daily road closure: Weekdays Starting Monday June 29, Tuesday June 30, Thursday July 2, Friday July 3, & Monday July 6, 2020
Motorists and the general public are hereby advised that Regional Road 39 (North Service Rd.) from the Bridge East of Charles Daley Park to Regional Road 26 (Jordan Road) in the Town of Lincoln will be temporarily closed to through traffic from 6 am to 6 pm., weather permitting.
Public Service Announcement - Opening of Beach & Splash Pads
Lincoln ON - (June 18, 2020) - Town of Lincoln splash pads and the beach at Charles Daley park will open for the season tomorrow (Friday June 19). Physical distancing and all other public health measures must be followed at all times in order to maintain a safe and healthy environment for all residents and users.
Public Health measures to follow:
Practicing 2 meter physical distancing
Lincoln offers new, modified recreation programming for summer 2020
In-person, virtual and curbside pick-up options available to the community
Modified summer program delivery options to be released
New program offerings will maintain summer fun for children and youth while ensuring safety
Public Service Announcement - Town of Lincoln Heat Alert Cooling Centre
Lincoln ON - (June 9, 2020) - A heat alert is in effect in Niagara. While COVID-19 restrictions has all of our facilities closed, the Fleming Centre will be operating as a cooling centre for the duration of the heat alert.
Anyone seeking shelter from the extreme heat is welcome to visit the Fleming Centre located at 5020 Serena Dr., Beamsville. Visitors may enter the facility on the south side of the arena at the doors to the left of the main entrance. Please ring the bell for entry.
PSA - Basketball Courts to be Resurfaced
Lincoln ON - (June 8, 2020) - Starting this week the playing surfaces of the following basketball courts will be undergoing resurfacing:
St. Volodymyr Park
Jack Simpson Park
Resurfacing will commence tomorrow June 9, 2020 and is anticipated to continue into next week.
Public Service Announcement - Hydrant Flushing Underway
Lincoln, ON - (May 28, 2020) - Hydrant flushing is underway and is required to:
Maintain our hydrants
Meet health & safety of good working condition for fire services
Residents may experience temporary low-water pressure during flushing and/or cloudy or discoloured water conditions after flushing is completed. Running your taps for approximately 10 minutes will typically clear any cloudiness or discolouration.
For questions or concerns, please contact:
West Niagara municipalities united in strong support of new hospital
Lincoln ON - (May 27, 2020) - The Councils of Lincoln, Grimsby and West Lincoln have voted unanimously to commit to the local share of funding for the new West Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
The Province of Ontario will fund most of the $200-million hospital, but local communities must fund about 30 per cent of the project. In order to move to stage three of the redevelopment, Infrastructure Ontario set a May 31 deadline for letters of commitment from the three municipalities to fund the local portion.
Public Notice - High Heat Alert in Effect
Lincoln ON - (May 26, 2020) - Temperatures will soar again to near the thirty degree mark today and Wednesday. Indications suggest above normal temperatures near thirty again on Thursday. Humidex values in the mid to upper thirties will prevail each afternoon. Some relief is expected near the shorelines of the Great Lakes.
Media Release - Groundbreaking held for future home of Rotary Park
Phase one of construction has commenced at Lincoln’s newest destination park
Public Service Announcement - Legislative Services available beginning May 25
Lincoln ON – (May 21, 2020) – Town of Lincoln Legislative Services is now offering services for Marriage Licencing, Commissioning of Oaths and Declarations and Civil Marriage Ceremonies.
Media Release - Some restrictions lifted on outdoor spaces and amenities
Lincoln, ON — (May 18, 2020) — The Town of Lincoln is allowing residents greater access to some outdoor spaces, as the Province of Ontario cautiously embarks on its plan to ease COVID-19 restrictions.
While restrictions are still in effect limiting groups to no more than five people and requiring a two-metre physical separation, residents can use parks and outdoor sports fields, with some limitations. Activities that are now allowed in these areas include:
Fireworks During Victoria Day Holiday - A Message from the Fire Chief
Lincoln ON - May 15, 2020
To all residents of Lincoln,
As we continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic across Niagara, I would like to provide you with an update about how your fire department is managing this event with changes to our operations.
With Victoria Day approaching on May 18, 2020, the Town of Lincoln will not be issuing permits for the sale of fireworks for the holiday weekend.
During Economic Development Week, ShopLincoln.ca is supporting local businesses
Initiative aims to assist local businesses during COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
Lincoln ON – (Tuesday, May 5, 2020) – The newly launched ShopLinlcoln.ca will help Lincoln’s businesses to continue providing their goods and services during COVID-19 restrictions.
Coronavirus Update - May 4, 2020
Lincoln ON - (Friday, May 4, 2020) – The Town of Lincoln continues to respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic, including enhanced enforcement in specific areas. While enforcement and education around restrictions will continue, the Town is planning and preparing for a potential lessening of restrictions. A focus on recovery will begin this week as the Town of Lincoln strikes an internal recovery team.
Media Release - Town of Lincoln Takes Measures To Support Sector And Industry Leaders Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Impact To Local Economy
Lincoln, ON - (Monday April 20, 2020) - Today, Mayor Sandra Easton released the following statement following a week of calls with leaders from Lincoln’s various economic sectors.
Extension of the Provincial Declaration of Emergency
Today, Premier Ford officially announced extending the Declaration of Emergency until May 12, 2020. The extension is an effort to continue to use every tool necessary to protect Ontario citizens.
Public Service Announcement - Good Friday & Easter Hours of Operation
Lincoln, ON (Thursday, April 9, 2020) - The Town of Lincoln’s operations are closed on Friday April 10 and Monday April 13 to observe Good Friday and Easter Monday.
With the exception of:
Celebrate Holidays in a Different Way
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.
Mandatory Closures, Restrictions & Enforcement
FAQs for Lincoln Citizens
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.
Town of Lincoln declares State of Emergency
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, 2020
Niagara’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.
Enforcement of Mandatory Closures & Restrictions
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 Release
Lincoln 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.
Coronavirus Updates March 30, 2020
Update to yesterday's support for small & medium sized businesses
The federal government announced another increase to the Federal Wage Subsidy program, from yesterday.
Further Support for Small & Medium Sized Businesses Announced
For Immediate Release
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Coronavirus Update - March 25, 2020
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 Release
Town 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.