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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:

Public Service Announcement - Christmas/Holiday Hours of Operation

2018-12-19 Town of Lincoln Christmas/Holiday Hours of Operation

Lincoln, ON – Dec. 19,  2018 – The Town of Lincoln facilities will have altered hours for Christmas Holidays starting on Monday, Dec. 24, 2018 to Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.

The following list provides details for each location.

Town Hall Monday Dec. 24 – Jan. 1: CLOSED

Public Notice - Road Closure - Bailey Bridge Jordan

2018-12-12 Public Notice - Temporary Road Closure: 21st Street (Bailey Bridge) 

When: Dec. 18 2018

Time: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Please be advised that the above noted road will be temporarily closed to through traffic to complete bridge maintenance.

Please use alternate routes during this time. Thank you for your cooperation. 

For questions or more information, please contact Diane Maceira, C.E.T. Supervisor of Technical Services 905-563-2799 ext. 226. 

Public Service Announcement - 2019 Pet Licenses

2018-12-03 2019 Pet Licenses

Dog owners are advised that the 2019 dog licenses are now available for purchase online. You can register for your dog license or voluntary cat license in two ways:

Media Release - Province Commits to WLMH Rebuild

2018-11-28

For Immediate Release

Ontario’s Government commits to West Lincoln Memorial Hospital rebuild

Lincoln, ON – (Nov. 28, 2018) – The Province of Ontario made a commitment to Niagara West health care today. A strong and clear message from Premier Ford, Ministers Elliot and McNaughton, and MPP Oosterhoff that West Lincoln Memorial Hospital site will be rebuilt.

Public Service Announcement - Tim Hortons Tree Lighting

2018-11-21

For Immediate Release

Tim Hortons tree lighting celebration Saturday

Lincoln, ON – (Nov. 21, 2018) – A reminder to residents to come join in the holiday celebrations on Saturday, Nov. 24, for the Tim Hortons Tree Lighting. Get in the holiday spirit.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 24

Location: Fleming Centre, 5020 Serena Dr., Beamsville

Schedule of activities:

Remembrance Day in Lincoln

2018-11-05 Remembrance Day in Lincoln

The Legion Branch 612 hosts Remembrance Day ceremonies in Lincoln. There are two ceremonies this year. 

Jordan Cenotaph

Remembrance Day Ceremony, Legion Branch 612  Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 10:30 a.m. Jordan Cenotaph (Jordan Lions Park) 2793 Fourth Ave, Jordan  

Beamsville Cenotaph

Remembrance Day Ceremony, Legion Branch 612  Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 10:30 a.m. Beamsville Cenotaph (Jacob Beam School) 4300 William Street, Beamsville  

Media Release - Official Results of the 2018 Municipal Election

2018-10-25

For Immediate Release

Official results of the 2018 Municipal Election

Lincoln, ON – (Oct. 25, 2018) – On Oct. 22, 2018, Lincoln residents voted in the 2018 Municipal and School Board Election. Voter turnout at 39 per cent demonstrates a community of engaged residents who care about how Lincoln and Niagara are shaped.

Official results are now available, as certified by the Town Clerk on Oct. 25, 2018, for the 2018-2022 term include:

Mayor – Sandra Easton

Municipal Councillors

Public Service Announcement - Election Day Reminders

2018-10-19 What you need to know for Election Day - Oct. 22

Lincoln, ON – (Oct. 19, 2018) – Lincoln’s municipal election is on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. A few reminders for voters and residents accessing Town services on Election day.

If you haven’t received your voter’s card, you can still get added at the voting location on Monday. Simply bring a photo ID with an address. If your photo ID doesn’t have an address (i.e. old version health card, passport), please bring a tax bill or another document that indicates your address and name.

Public Service Announcement - Thanksgiving Weekend Hours of Operation

2018-10-04 Public Service Announcement - Thanksgiving Weekend Hours of Operation & PA Day Programming

Lincoln, ON – October 4,  2018 – The Town of Lincoln facilities will have altered hours for the Thanksgiving weekend from Saturday Oct. 6, 2018 to Monday Oct. 8, 2018. The following list provides details for each location:

Town Hall Monday Oct. 8: CLOSED

uLinc Monday Oct. 8 : NO SERVICE

Museum Saturday Oct. 6: 1 - 4 p.m. Sunday Oct. 7: CLOSED Monday Oct. 8: CLOSED

Public Notice - Internet Voting for 2018 Election is Now Open

2018-10-03 Vote Anywhere, Anytime - Internet Voting is Now Open

The Town of Lincoln has incorporated Internet Voting as part of the 2018 Municipal and School Board Election. Voters can vote 24/7 from Oct. 3 (10 a.m.) until Oct. 17 (8 p.m.) from the convenience of a computer. 

Learn more about Internet Voting.