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Message from Mayor Sandra Easton

2020-04-08 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.

Coronavirus Update - FAQs for Lincoln Citizens re: Closures & Restrictions

2020-04-06 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. 

Statement to Citizens - Lincoln declares State of Emergency

2020-04-03 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.

Media Release - Niagara’s municipalities declare State of Emergency in response to COVID-19

2020-04-03

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.

Coronavirus Update - April 2, 2020

2020-04-02 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.

Coronavirus Update - March 31, 2020 - Media Release

2020-03-31

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 Update - March 30, 2020

2020-03-30 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. Previous announcement:

Coronavirus Update - March 25, 2020

2020-03-25 Don't forget to sign up to our Latest News to get this delivered directly to your inbox! Coronavirus Update - March 25, 2020 Coronavirus Website

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:

Media Release - Town Implementing Grace Period for Payments

2020-03-20

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.

Media Release - Niagara Economic Rapid Response Team Formed

2020-03-18 Niagara Mayors and Regional Chair join together to form Niagara Economic Rapid Response Team March 18, 2020 - Niagara’s Mayors and Regional Chair have announced a joint effort to support local businesses impacted by COVID-19 with a region-wide Niagara Economic Rapid Response Team.  

Media Release - Town closes facilities to public as a precautionary measure

2020-03-16

For Immediate Release

Town closes facilities to public as a precautionary measure

Lincoln, ON – (March 16, 2020) – The health and safety of our community remains a priority. As such, the Town of Lincoln is closing our facilities as continued effort to do our part in preventing and reducing the spread of Coronavirus.

Therefore, effective 10 p.m. this evening, the following facilities are closed:

Media Release - Town suspends all programming as a precautionary measure

2020-03-14

For Immediate Release

Town suspends all programming as a precautionary measure

Lincoln, ON – (March 14, 2020) – The health and safety of our community remains a priority. As such, the Town of Lincoln is suspending all programming as of March 14 at 10 p.m. until April 5, 2020.

Facilities will remain open. The Town has implemented the enhanced cleaning & disinfection measures, as directed by public health authorities.

Media Release - Lincoln & Grimsby Join Efforts for Service Delivery Efficiencies

2020-03-09

For Immediate Release

Lincoln and Grimsby join efforts for continued service delivery efficiencies

Lincoln, ON – (March 9, 2020) – Last week Lincoln and Grimsby Councils approved new legal service contracts. The two municipalities joined forces to solicit & review proposals collectively for consolidated legal services.

Public Notice - Temporary Road Closure Feb. 21 (Bailey Bridge)

2020-02-20 Temporary Road Closure 21st Street at Bailey Bridge - Between Culp Road & Main Street

Please be advised that the Town of Lincoln will be temporarily closing 21st Street to through traffic

Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 (weather permitting) Beginning at 9 a.m. to allow for regular maintenance of Bailey Bridge Maintenance activities are expected to last until approximately 3 p.m.

We appreciate your patience during this temporary closure.

 

 

 

 

Notice of Public Meeting - Minor Variance Application

2020-02-14 Notice of Public Meeting for Minor Variance Application

Purpose of Application

An application has been submitted by the owner of a property known municipally as 4204 Mountain Street in Beamsville. The applicant is proposing to construct an addition to a duplex to allow for it’s conversion to a fourplex. The applicant is seeking the following variances:

Notice of Public Meeting - Minor Variance Application

2020-02-14 Notice of Public Meeting for Minor Variance Application

Purpose of Application

An application has been submitted by the owner of a property known municipally as 4234 Academy Street in Beamsville. The subject lands are zoned Residential Multiple 1 (RM1) and are occupied by a single detached dwelling. The applicant is proposing to construct an accessory structure at the rear of the property and is seeking the following variances:

Notice of Public Meeting - Consent Application

2020-02-14 Notice of Public Meeting for Consent Application

Purpose of Application

An application has been submitted by the owner of a property described as Part of Lots 3 and 4, Concession 3 on the west side of Martin Road. The applicant intends on severing an 0.15 ha (0.37 acres) parcel of land shown as Part 1 on the attached sketch. Part 1 is to merge in title with the abutting parcel, municipally known as 4272 Martin Road, and to continue to be used for agricultural and rural residential purposes. The retained lands (Part 2) are to be retained for continued agricultural use.

Public Notice - Conviction Under the Cannabis Interim Control By-law

2020-02-13 Conviction Under the Cannabis Interim Control By-law

The individuals charged appeared in court at the Welland Provincial Offences Court on Feb. 13, 2020, and entered a guilty plea on both charges.  The conviction resulted in a fine of $4,000.

Address: 3280 Cosby Rd., Beamsville Date of Complaint: May 30, 2019 Date of Charge: Oct. 10, 2019 Date of court appearance: Feb. 13, 2020 Result of court appearance: Guilty Plea to two charges Fine: $4,000 Charged with: Using the land for the cultivation of cannabis

Public Service Announcement - Family Day Hours of Operation

2020-02-11 Public Service Announcement - Family Day Hours of Operation

Town Hall Monday, Feb. 17: CLOSED

Fleming Centre Monday, Feb. 17: 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Jordan Lions Arena Monday, Feb. 17: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Museum Monday, Feb. 17: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 uLinc Monday, Feb. 17: Regular Service

Lincoln Turns 50!

2020-01-08 Lincoln Turns 50!

2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the the Town of Lincoln. In 1970, three communities came together to form Lincoln - Louth Township, Clinton Township, & Beamsville. Since then, we have become a community of communities to include Jordan, Vineland, Beamsville, Campden, Tintern & Rockway.

Public Notice - Zoning By-law Review Information Session

2019-12-19 Zoning By-law Review - Public Information Session

This Public Information Centre provides you an important opportunity to identify what issues you feel need to be addressed through the new Comprehensive Zoning By-law.

Date: Jan. 15, 2020Time: 6-8 p.m.Location: Fleming Centre (5020 Serena Dr., Beamsville)Format:

Media Release - 2020 Budget Approved

2019-12-16

For Immediate Release

2020 Budget Investing in Lincoln

Lincoln, ON – (Dec. 17, 2019) – Council approved the Town of Lincoln’s 2020 budget at last night’s Council meeting, Dec. 16, 2019. Lincoln is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Niagara at a 5.9 per cent growth increase since 2011, doubled its construction value since 2017, while continuing to be one of the most affordable municipalities in Niagara in relation to property taxes and per cent of household income.

Public Service Announcement - Have Your Say about an Age-Friendly Lincoln

2019-11-25 Have your Say about an Age-Friendly Lincoln!

The Town of Lincoln’s Age-Friendly Citizen Advisory Committee is seeking your thoughts on the quality of life for you living here in Lincoln. The Committee is striving to make our community a place to belong for all ages.

This survey is looking for feedback specific to these categories of an age-friendly community:

Public Notice - Intention to Adopt the 2020 Budget

2019-11-20 Public Notice - Intention to Adopt the 2020 Budget

The Council of the Corporation of the Town of Lincoln hereby gives Notice that it has commenced discussions to adopt the 2020 Budget for the Town of Lincoln and its associated Boards and Committees. As part of the budget review process, Council will consider the 2020 Fees and Charges By-law, the 2020 Water and Wastewater System budget, and the establishment of associated Water and Wastewater Rates.

Public Notice - Transportation Master Plan Notice of Study Completion

2019-10-30 Public Notice - Transportation Master Plan Notice of Study Completion

The Town of Lincoln has completed a Transportation Master Plan (TMP). The TMP will be used as a blueprint to guide future decision making, planning, design, operations and maintenance of the Town’s transportation network until the year 2031 and beyond.

The TMP outlines a vision and approach to help achieve the Town’s objectives for a connected, continuous, safe, efficient and enjoyable transportation network that addresses future growth and helps to enhance quality of life for residents.