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Public Service Announcement - AgriTech Hackathon - Register Now!

2019-09-16

For Immediate Release

Be part of an innovative digital experience and join Niagara’s first ever AgriTech Hackathon!

Lincoln, ON – (Sept. 16, 2019) – The Town of Lincoln and Spark Lincoln have partnered to host the first ever AgriTech Hackathon. The goal is to bring in businesses, education, technology and communities to take part in solving issues affecting the modern agricultural sector.

Public Service Announcement - Save the Date for Lincoln Rerooted

2019-09-04 Save the Date Lincoln Rerooted coming this October

Lincoln, ON – (Sept. 4, 2019) – The Town of Lincoln and Downtown Bench Beamsville are gearing up for another spectacular Lincoln Rerooted event on Oct. 5, 2019. It’s an opportunity for our community to come together, celebrate our community’s culture, heritage, growth and rebirth through an amazing line-up of activities throughout the day and night.

Public Service Announcement - uLinc Fall Service Updates

2019-08-29 Public Service Announcement - uLinc Fall Service Updates

Lincoln, ON - (Aug. 29, 2019) - Riders should be aware of several uLinc service updates over the Labour Day weekend, see below for details.

Saturday Aug. 31

uLinc Summer & Saturday Service ends

Monday Sept. 2

No uLinc service for Labour Day

Tuesday Sept. 3

Public Notice - Intention to Name a Municipal Park

2019-07-30 Intention to Name a Municipal Park

The Council of the Corporation of the Town of Lincoln hererby gives Notice that there is a request to name a Town parkland located north of the Fleming Centre, west of Serena Drive in Beamsville.

The name and proposal that was brought forward includes a request that the Park be named: Rotary Park  

Media Release - Prudhomme's Achieves Another Development Milestone

2019-07-23

For Immediate Release

Prudhomme’s Landing development achieves another important milestone

Lincoln, ON – (July 23, 2019) – At the Town of Lincoln Council meeting last night, July 22, Council approved another important milestone for the significant Prudhomme’s development project. A portion of the development, referred to as Prudhomme’s Landing, received approval for a zoning amendment and draft plan of subdivision agreement.

Lincoln firefighters recognized with federal award

2019-07-22

For Immediate Release

Lincoln firefighters recognized with federal award

Lincoln, ON – (July 22, 2019) – Three of Lincoln Fire Rescue’s firefighters are being recognized for 30 years of dedicated service to the community. Chief Greg Hudson, Captain Brian Cook, and District Chief Brian Culp are being presented with the Fire Services Exemplary Service Bar on behalf of the Governor General.

Public Notice - Excessive Heat Alert Lifted

2019-07-21 Excessive Heat Alert Lifted

The excessive heat alert issued on Friday, July 19, 2019 has been lifted by Niagara Region Public Health. 

Please continue to monitor the heat and take precautions as necessary. 

 

Public Notice - High Heat Alert Lifted

2019-07-07 High Heat Alert Lifted

The high heat alert issued on Friday, July 5, has been lifted by Niagara Region Public Health. 

Please continue to monitor the heat and take precautions as necessary. 

 

Public Notice - High Heat Alert in Effect

2019-07-05 Public Notice - High Heat Alert in Effect

For Immediate Release

Please be advised that a High Heat alert has been issued for July 5, 2019, and is expected to remain in place until Saturday afternoon. Maximum afternoon temperatures are expected to reach 31 degrees with humidex values around 40.

Public Notice - Zoning By-law Review Information Session

2019-06-12 Town of Lincoln Comprehensive Zoning By-law - Public Information Session

The Town of Lincoln is preparing a new Comprehensive Zoning By-law. The Zoning By-law is the Town’s primary tool to regulate the use of all land in the Town, it divides land into various zone categories (i.e., residential, commercial, employment), and establishes what uses are permitted and where buildings can be located on a property.

Public Notice - Watermain Break on Ontario & Friesen

2019-05-31 Public Notice - Watermain Break on Ontario St. at Friesen Blvd.

Lincoln, ON – (May 31, 2019) Please be advised there is currently a watermain break on Ontario St. at Friesen Blvd. Ontario street has been closed between John St. and Drake Ave. Residents across Beamsville may experience low water-pressure or disruption to water service until further notice. 

Residents are asked to temporarily reduce water usage until the break has been addressed. This is a regional transmission main break, staff are on site addressing the issue.

Media Release - Junior Public Works staff for a day

2019-05-22 Junior Public Works staff for a day

Lincoln, ON – (May 22, 2019) – Lincoln is celebrating Public Works Week this week with the next generation of Public Works staff. The Town issued a drawing contest to students in grades 3-6 at Twenty Valley Elementary School. Students were asked to draw what public works means to them with winners selected to be Public Works Staff for a Day.

Media Release - It all starts here, Public Works Week 2019

2019-05-21

For Immediate Release

It all starts here, Public Works Week 2019

Lincoln, ON – (May 21, 2019) – Lincoln celebrates and recognizes Public Works Week from May 19-25, 2019. This year’s theme of ‘It all Starts Here’ captures the core foundational services provided by Public Works in our community.

Public Service Announcement - Victoria Day Weekend Hours

2019-05-17 Town of Lincoln Victoria Day Hours

Lincoln, ON – (May 17, 2019) – The Town of Lincoln facilities will have altered hours for the Victoria Day weekend. The following list provides details for each location.  

Town Hall Monday: CLOSED

Fleming Centre Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday: CLOSED

Public Service Announcement - Roadside Mowing Program Begins 

2019-05-15 Roadside Mowing Program Begins 

Lincoln, ON – (May 15, 2019) – The annual roadside mowing program will take place beginning Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

Roadside mowing along shoulders takes place three times a year in rural areas of the Town. 

The first and second cuts include the front of the ditch only, from the centre of the ditch to the road's edge. The third cut includes the front and back sides of the ditch, from the centre of the ditch to the slope of the ditch on the property owner’s side. 

Proposed 2019 schedule (weather permitting)

Media Release - Lincoln's Pathway to Prosperity

2019-05-06

For Immediate Release

Lincoln’s pathway to prosperity Economic Development Week 2019

Lincoln, ON – (May 6, 2019) – Lincoln celebrates and recognizes International Economic Development Week from May 6-11, 2019. This week has been internationally recognized for the past four years and its purpose is to raise awareness for local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities and increase the quality of life in communities everywhere.

Public Notice - Notice of Adoption for Industrial & Rural Areas CIPs

2019-05-02 Notice of the Adoption of the Industrial Lands & Rural Areas Community Improvement Plan

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Town of Lincoln passed By-law No. 2019-37 on the 15th day of April 2019, under Section 28 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990. By-law No. 2019-37 adopts the Industrial Area and Rural Lands Community Improvement Plan.

Public Service Announcement - Easter Holiday Hours of Operation

2019-04-15 Easter Holiday Hours of Operation

Lincoln, ON – April 15,  2019 – The Town of Lincoln facilities will have altered hours for the Easter holiday. Details of closures:

Good Friday (April 19) & Easter Monday (April 22) - Closed Town Hall & Lincoln Fire Rescue Administration Offices  Fleming Centre Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre uLinc - no service

Saturday, April 20 Fleming Centre - 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre - 1-4 p.m.

Public Notice - Lowering of Town Hall Flags April 9

2019-04-09 Flags Lowered to Half-Mast to Recognize & Honour Vimy Day

Vimy Ridge Day is a day to commemorate the deaths and casualties of members of the Canadian Corps during the First World War Battle of Vimy Ridge. The holiday has been observed annually on 9 April since 2003. It is a non-statutory observance.

We remember and honour those who fought and sacrificed their life for our freedom. 

 

 

Public Service Announcement - Lincoln Raising Flag for Autism Awareness

2019-04-01

For Immediate Release

Town of Lincoln raising flag to support autism awareness

Lincoln, ON – (April 2, 2019) – On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 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 2, 2019

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

Time: 1:30 p.m.

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.