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Public Notice: Ontario Street Sidewalk Closure May 3, 2021

2021-04-27 Public Notice: Ontario Street Sidewalk Closure May 3, 2021

Project Description:

Please be advised that the construction of Bench Development located at 4515 Ontario Street will begin in April 2021.

Sidewalk Closure Details:

Due to the equipment in use and delivery of materials, the Town will be required to periodically close a portion of the Ontario Street sidewalk to ensure resident safety.

The sidewalk closures were originally scheduled to begin in March 2021 but have been postponed due to weather.

Public Notice: Nineteenth Street Re-Opened (Wismer St. to King St.) 

2021-04-23 Nineteenth Street Re-Opened (Wismer St. to King St.) 

To facilitate the relocation of the gas main, Nineteenth Street was closed from Wismer Street to King Street for 3 days starting Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 7:00 a.m.

The works have been completed, and Nineteenth street has been re-opened for regular use. 

Throughout the closure, there was no interruption in service to residents and businesses.

 

For any questions or concerns, please contact:

Public Notice: COVID-19 Relief Fund

2021-04-21 COVID-19 Relief Funding

The Town of Lincoln invites social service agencies or community groups and organizations that directly offer sport, recreation or culture programs and services to Lincoln residents to apply for a one-time COVID-19 relief fund. 

The fund will assist groups who are experiencing:

Media Release – Grant funding to support facility accessibility improvements in Lincoln

2021-04-12 Media Release – Grant funding to support facility accessibility improvements in Lincoln

Lincoln, ON – (April 12, 2021) - We are pleased to announce that the Town of Lincoln will receive funding through the Province of Ontario’s Inclusive Community Grant Program. The funding totalling $60,000 was the maximum amount a municipality was able to apply for.

Public Service Announcement: No COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, April 3 in Lincoln

2021-04-01 Public Service Announcement: No COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, April 3 in Lincoln

 

Lincoln, ON – (April 1, 2021) – It has come to the attention of Town staff that there has been an error in the provincial COVID-19 vaccine registration portal that has led to appointments being scheduled for Saturday, April 3 at the Lincoln Community Centre (Seniors Centre). However, there is no clinic available in Lincoln on April 3.

Public Service Announcement: Town Hall & Facility Holiday Hours

2021-04-01 Public Service Announcement: Town Hall & Facility Holiday Hours Please follow all public health restrictions regarding physical distancing and social gathering limits.  Facility hours are subject to change. Any updates relating to changes to COVID-19 restrictions will be announced as we receive news from the Province of Ontario.   Visit our COVID-19 page for more details and information as it becomes available.

Happy Easter, Lincoln! 

Media Release – Tourism and wine delegations come to fruition in Ontario’s 2021 Budget

2021-03-25 Media Release – Tourism and wine delegations come to fruition in Ontario’s 2021 Budget

Lincoln, ON – (March 25, 2021) – Thanks to consistent and ongoing advocacy by Mayor Easton, Lincoln Council members and staff, the Town of Lincoln is pleased to see a significant investment in the 2021 Provincial Budget for Ontario’s wine and tourism industry.

Temporary Closure: Pathway from King Street to Fleming Centre, March 24 and 25 to install enhanced lighting

2021-03-22

The Town will be installing enhanced lighting on the pedestrian pathway connecting King Street and the Fleming Centre in Lincoln (Beamsville), in an effort to increase public safety.

The pathway will be closed to pedestrians during the installation, which is scheduled for Wednesday, March 24 and Thursday, March 25 (weather permitting).

Thank you for your patience as we complete this work. 

Alternate route:

Ontario Street or King Street to West Avenue to Park Avenue through to the Fleming Centre.

Media Release – Province announces changes to indoor dining limits and expansion of vaccination rollout

2021-03-22 Media Release – Province announces changes to indoor dining limits and expansion of vaccination rollout Lincoln continues to respond and adapt to COVID-19 pandemic

 

Lincoln, ON – (March 22, 2021) – Late last week, the Province of Ontario announced a few updates on the COVID-19 pandemic. These included expanding Ontario's Booking System to individuals aged 75 and older as of March 22, and adjusting indoor dining capacity limits within the COVID-19 response framework to allow for more patrons at a time. 

Public Notice: Temporary Closure - Rotary Park Skatepark

2021-03-18 Public Notice: Temporary Closure - Rotary Park Skatepark

Please be advised that the Skatepark at Rotary Park will be temporarily closed from Monday, March 22 to the week of Monday, April 5 for remediation work. Minor deficiencies in the concrete have been identified in the Skatepark and need to be corrected to allow for a long lifespan of the park. These concrete deficiencies have posed no risk to user safety.

Media Release - Rainbow benches celebrate diversity and beautify neighbourhoods

2021-03-18 Media Release - Rainbow benches celebrate diversity and beautify Lincoln neighbourhoods

Lincoln, ON – (March 18, 2021) - With spring around the corner and more and more people heading outside to enjoy open spaces, rainbow benches are being installed across Lincoln as important symbols of diversity and inclusion in the community. 

Media Release – Town of Lincoln reflects on one-year anniversary of COVID-19 pandemic

2021-03-11 Media Release – Town of Lincoln reflects on one-year anniversary of COVID-19 pandemic

 

Lincoln, ON – (March 11, 2021) – On the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of Lincoln joins the Niagara community and the entire world in reflecting on a difficult year that has passed – remembering the residents in Lincoln and Niagara who have lost their lives and acknowledging the challenges we have overcome, and continue to confront as a community as the pandemic unfolds.

Public Notice: Niagara Region Replacement of the Twenty Mile Creek Bridge

2021-03-05 Public Notice: Niagara Region Replacement of the Twenty Mile Creek Bridge

Niagara Region is undertaking a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) Study for the replacement of the Twenty Mile Creek Bridge on King Street, in the Town of Lincoln. The bridge is located approximately 550m west of Nineteenth Street where Regional Road 81 crosses Twenty Mile Creek.

As an integral part of the Class EA process, Niagara Region will be consulting with members of the public including Indigenous groups, key stakeholders, and regulatory agencies.

Media Release - Town of Lincoln launches online engagement site, Speak Up Lincoln

2021-02-25 Media Release - Town of Lincoln launches online engagement site, Speak Up Lincoln

Lincoln, ON - (Feb. 25, 2021) – As part of its effort to increase the level of communications and engagement with Lincoln residents and businesses, the Town has developed a new digital communication and engagement platform called Speak Up Lincoln.

Public Service Announcement: Snow clearing in Downtown Beamsville - February 20, 10 p.m.

2021-02-20 PSA: Snow clearing in Downtown Beamsville, February 20, 10 p.m.

 

In an effort to keep roads safe and clear of snow for residents, businesses and visitors of Lincoln, the Town’s contractor will be removing snow in the downtown area of Beamsville starting at 10 p.m. on Saturday, February 20. This will help clear up some of the large amounts of snow we received during recent major snow events, and make traveling through the Beamsville core area easier and safer for drivers and pedestrians.

Parking:

Notice of Virtual PIC: Prudhomme Creek Erosion and Flood Control Works and Rittenhouse Road Stormwater Outlet

2021-02-16 Prudhomme Creek Erosion and Flood Control Works and Rittenhouse Road Stormwater Outlet Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Schedule ‘B’)

 

The Town of Lincoln is completing a study to determine the best option for addressing existing flooding and erosion issues associated with Prudhomme Creek and to determine the best option for accommodating stormwater flows from Rittenhouse Road to Prudhomme Creek.