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Media Release: Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre to open doors on July 24

2021-07-23 Media Release: Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre to open doors on July 24

Lincoln, ON – (July 23, 2021) – The Town of Lincoln is delighted to announce the public opening of the new Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre: Home of the Jordan Historical Museum of the Twenty on Saturday, July 24.

Public Notice: Temporary Road Closure - Sann Road

2021-07-19 Public Notice: Temporary Road Closure - Sann Road

Please be advised that Sann Road between Greenlane and John Street will be temporarily closed for emergency repairs to the rail crossing starting today, July 19 to tomorrow, Tuesday July 20. 

 

Statement from the Town of Lincoln on West Niagara Secondary School Investment

2021-07-15 Statement from the Town of Lincoln on West Niagara Secondary School Investment

 

July 15, 2021

 

On behalf of the entire Town of Lincoln, we are pleased to welcome the Minister of Education to the community today to announce an investment from the Ontario Government in a new secondary school in west Niagara. Thank you for investing in Lincoln and in all of west Niagara. While located in Lincoln, the new secondary school will serve all of west Niagara for many years to come.

Public Service Announcement: Charles Daley Park beach safe for swimming

2021-07-12 Public Service Announcement: Charles Daley Park beach safe for swimming

​Niagara Region Public Health is confirming that the beach area at Charles Daley Park in Lincoln is reopened and once again safe for swimming.

The beach had been closed on June 29 due to the presence of blue-green algae at the beach as well as in an outflow connected to the beach. Public Health and the Town of Lincoln have been working collaboratively to closely monitor the beach and water conditions. 

Public Service Announcement: Heat Alert Issued for Niagara region on July 5 and 6

2021-07-05 Heat Alert Issued for Niagara region Monday, July 5 and Tuesday, July 6

 

Environment Canada has issued a High Heat Alert for Niagara Region, with hot and humid conditions forecasted for Monday July 5, 2021 through Tuesday July 6, 2021. Maximum daytime temperatures from 31 to 34 degrees Celsius are expected with humidex values near 40.

Environment Canada issues heat alerts when:

Public Service Announcement: Charles Daley Park Beach closed due to algae

2021-06-29 Public Service Announcement: Charles Daley Park Beach closed due to algae

Out of an abundance of caution, the Town of Lincoln and Niagara Public Health are closing Charles Daley Park Beach until it can be determined that it is otherwise safe for swimming. This is due to the high likelihood of the presence of blue-green algae in the water which may cause harm to bathers.

The closure will be in effect beginning June 29, 2021. 

Public Service Announcement: Cooling space to be activated Monday, June 28

2021-06-27

Lincoln ON - (June 27, 2021) - The Town of Lincoln is activating its current cooling space at the Fleming Centre for Monday, June 28, in response to a Special Weather Statement issued by Environment Canada. Humidex values are expected to reach the upper 30s to near 40°C in the afternoon.

Stay cool and safe at the following locations: 

Fleming Centre (5020 Serena Dr, Beamsville) – Designated Cooling Centre

Hours 11:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.

There are washrooms on site

Admission is free

Beach

Media Release: Town of Lincoln designated as Bicycle Friendly Community

2021-06-23 Media Release: Town of Lincoln designated as Bicycle Friendly Community 

Lincoln, ON – (June 23, 2021) – For the first time, the Town of Lincoln has been awarded a Bicycle Friendly Community Award for 2021-2025 at the Bronze designation. The Bicycle Friendly Community Award Program is an initiative of the Share the Road Cycling Coalition to help communities evaluate how bicycle friendly their community is, celebrate progress, and work toward achieving higher-level awards over time.

Public Notice: Niagara Region virtual Town Hall - Youth and the COVID-19 Vaccine

2021-06-18 Public Notice: Niagara Region Virtual Town Hall - Youth and the COVID-19 Vaccine

Niagara Region Public Health is hosting two virtual Q&As with Dr. Hirji as an opportunity for parents and guardians to ask any questions they have around COVID-19 vaccines. These Town Halls will help to ensure all parents and guardians have the information they need to help their child make an informed and educated choice about getting vaccinated.

There will be two Town Hall sessions that will cover the same information, so attendees can choose which evening to attend.

Citizen Appointments to Town Of Lincoln Boards And Committees: Housing and Homelessness Community Partnership Advisory Committee

2021-06-17

The Town of Lincoln is seeking applications from individuals interested in filling vacancies and serving as a Citizen Appointee to the Town of Lincoln Housing and Homelessness Community Partnership Advisory Committee. Membership on this Committee shall be for the period ending November 30, 2022 (Term of Council).

AGENCY, BOARD OR COMMITTEE Housing and Homelessness Community Partnership Advisory Committee

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS July 8, 2021

Media Release: Free rapid COVID-19 screening kits available for Lincoln businesses

2021-06-16 Free rapid COVID-19 screening kits available for Lincoln businesses

Lincoln, ON (June 16, 2021) - The Town of Lincoln and the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce have collaborated to distribute free rapid COVID-19 testing kits to small- and medium-sized businesses across the municipality. The program will offer Lincoln businesses with fewer than 150 employees free testing kits to screen asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 in the workplace that might otherwise be missed.

Public Service Announcement: Issue with Pre-Authorized Payment plan customers

2021-06-15

Lincoln, ON (June 15, 2021) - We have learned that there was an issue today with some of our Pre-Authorized Payment plan customers. Town staff are diligently working to resolve the issue and will be reaching out directly to all those affected.

If you have concerns and would like to discuss, please contact taxclerk@lincoln.ca or 905-563-2799 ext. 224. Thank you for your patience as we resolve this situation. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Public Service Announcement: Air Quality Alert Lifted - Open Air Fires May Resume

2021-06-07 Public Service Announcement: Air Quality Alert Lifted - Open Air Fires May Resume

Environment Canada has now lifted the Air Quality Alert for the Niagara Region.

Open Air Fires may now resume in the Town of Lincoln with a valid Open Air Fire Permit.

Residents are encouraged to check Lincoln’s Fire Permit Online website regularly for current information about fire risk levels and whether or not a burn ban is in effect.

 

Public Service Announcement: Fire Burn Ban in Effect

2021-06-06

Environment Canada has issued an Air Quality Alert for much of Ontario including the Niagara Region for Sunday, June 6 and possibly extending into the week. As per Lincoln’s Open Air Fire By-Law, a burn ban has been declared while the Air Quality Alert remains in effect.

More information on Open-Air Burning is available on our website. 

 

Public Service Announcement: Cooling space activated on Sunday, June 6

2021-06-06

Lincoln ON - (June 6, 2021) - Due to high temperatures in the forecast, the Town of Lincoln has activated its current cooling space at the Fleming Centre. Temperatures are expected to reach over 31 degrees Celsius, with humidex in the high 30s for both Sunday, June 6 and Monday, June 7. 

Stay cool and safe at the following locations: 

Fleming Centre (5020 Serena Dr, Beamsville) – Designated Cooling Centre

Hours 11:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. There are washrooms on site Admission is free

Beach

Public Notice: Hixon Zone 2 Pumping Station Upgrades

2021-06-04 Public Notice: Hixon Zone 2 Pumping Station Upgrades

Please be advised that the Hixon Zone 2 pumping station needs to be shut down to allow for the final portion of electrical modifications.

During this time, impacted residents will experience a significant decrease in water pressures and may find that they do not have water coming out of faucets on the second floor of their homes. 

Please see the impacted area map below or download it here.

Public Notice: Full Road Closure King Street, Lincoln Avenue – Birchmount Avenue

2021-06-03 Public Notice: Full Road Closure King Street, Lincoln Avenue – Birchmount Avenue

Please be advised that  Regional Road 81, King Street, will be temporarily closed to through traffic from Lincoln Avenue to Birchmount Avenue to complete the final road restoration works as per the Niagara Region’s requirements.

The closure will begin 8 a.m. Monday June 14, 2021 and remain in place until end of day Friday June 18, 2021 (weather dependent).