Public Notice - Notice of Study Commencement:Prudhomme Creek Erosion and Flood Control Works and Rittenhouse Road Stormwater Outlet Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Schedule ‘B’)
Lincoln, ON - (Nov. 17, 2020) – As an update to the Town of Lincoln media release issued on November 16, the Town has been in touch with Niagara Region Public Health regarding contact tracing with the staff person who tested positive for COVID-19. The Town has been advised that there is no concern with public or staff safety at the Jordan Arena relative to this case, and that no member of the public that attended this facility will be contacted.
Lincoln, ON - (Nov. 16, 2020) – The Town of Lincoln is reporting that a part-time staff person at the Jordan Arena tested positive this afternoon for COVID-19. The staff member is undergoing mandatory self-isolation measures and the Town will be working actively with Niagara Region Public Health officials to trace the source of the exposure. Public Health will be conducting contact tracing as per their standard operating procedures.
A Remembrance Day Message from Mayor Sandra Easton
Remembrance Day provides us with an opportunity to acknowledge a debt, A debt paid on our behalf, by the brave men and women who were willing to sacrifice everything for a better future.
On this day, it is our duty to bow our heads in sombre remembrance, to honour Canadians who paid the supreme sacrifice in the 2 great wars, in Korea, Afghanistan and many peace keeping missions.
Statement from Mayor Sandra Easton and Chief Administrative Officer Michael Kirkopoulos on recent cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln
Today, Niagara Region Public Health announced 63 new cases of COVID-19, and we have learned that 45 of these are related to a workplace outbreak on an agricultural operation in the Town of Lincoln.
The recent spike in cases in Lincoln is concerning.
Media Release - 2020 Virtual AgriTech Hackathon draws global attendance
The second annual Agritech Hackathon, brought to you by the Town of Lincoln and empowered by Spark Niagara, closed on November 8 and has been deemed an overwhelming success.
Public Notice - The Pumptrack at Rotary Park will be Temporarily Closed
Lincoln ON - (Nov. 5, 2020) – On Thursday Nov. 5, 2020 the pumptrack at Rotary Park (5039 Serena Dr, Beamsville, ON) will be temporarily closed from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. This closure is to finish the artificial turf installation in the centre of the pump track. Any inquiries concerning this project may be directed to Sean Jackson, Project Manager, at 905-563-2799 ext. 258.
Thank you for your co-operation and patience during this temporary closure.
Public Service Announcement - Town of Lincoln brings procurement online with bids&tenders
Lincoln, ON - (Nov. 3, 2020) -The Town of Lincoln is now using the bids&tenders eProcurement system to streamline procurement posting, evaluation and contract management online.
A Message from Mayor Sandra Easton
Our community has shown strength and compassion following a tragic incident Sunday. We commend the Niagara Regional Police for a quick response, dedication to solving this crime and ensuring the safety of our community. Police say this was a targeted incident with no ongoing community safety concerns. Beamsville and Lincoln continue to be a safe place to raise a family, work and visit.
Media Release - 50 Faces of Lincoln to Celebrate Notable Contributions to Community Life
Lincoln, ON - (Oct. 22, 2020) – To celebrate Lincoln’s 50th anniversary year, Mayor Sandra Easton and Members of Council will recognize 50 individuals who have made notable contributions to the community through the 50 Faces of Lincoln community recognition initiative. Recognition will include a public-facing mural installation featuring all fifty recipients.
Media Release - 2020 AgriTech Hackathon Registration Closing Soon
Lincoln, ON - (Oct. 20, 2020) – The Town of Lincoln and Spark Niagara are excited to have you participate in the 2020 AgriTech Hackathon. With the Hackathon quickly approaching, time is running out to register for Ontario’s first and Niagara’s only AgriTech Hackathon. With a total of $10,000 in cash prizes to be won, plus a variety of additional prizes to be awarded throughout the weekend, you don’t want to miss out on the opportunity to compete in this year’s 2020 AgriTech Hackathon!
Media Release - 27 tickets issued during truck safety enforcement in Town of Lincoln
Lincoln, ON – (Oct. 16, 2020) – 27 provincial offence tickets were issued to commercial vehicle drivers, owners and companies during a multi-jurisdictional enforcement project in the Town of Lincoln on Oct. 14.
The operation was in response to recent collision investigations and Town of Lincoln employees and community members’ concerns regarding the hazards of commercial motor vehicles passing through Lincoln.
Public Notice - Hixon Zone 2 Pumping Station Upgrades
The pumping station needs to be shut down to allow for the next portion of piping and 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. We ask that residents fill tubs and other containers in advance to avoid any additional inconvenience.
Duration: Oct. 19 - 10 p.m. to Oct. 20 - 6:30 a.m.
Thanksgiving message from Town of Lincoln Mayor Sandra Easton
As we head into the Thanksgiving weekend, we will celebrate another holiday amid the COVID-19 pandemic. While we would normally be preparing to enjoy a meal with family and friends, we are again facing difficult decisions.
It is a challenging time. But I urge you to listen to Ontario government officials and spend the holiday with just the people in your household.
Thanksgiving Holiday Hours & Activities
Lincoln, ON - (Oct. 9, 2020) - Town of Lincoln facilities and services will have altered hours for the holiday weekend. See below for details.
Monday, Oct. 12: Closed
Saturday, Oct. 10: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 11: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 12: Closed
Rotary Club of Lincoln Commits $100,000 towards New Park Development
Rotary Park in Beamsville is anticipated to be completed in 2021
Media Release - Community Celebration Held for Opening of Lincoln’s Skatepark and Pumptrack
Phase one of the new Rotary Park development opens for community use
Media Release - Town of Lincoln rebate program will assist with rodent removal from residential properties
Town of Lincoln rebate program will assist with rodent removal from residential properties
Public Service Announcement – 50 Trees for 50 Years: Fall Tree Plantings in Lincoln
Public Notice - Hixon Zone 2 Pumping Station Upgrades
The pumping station needs to be shut down to allow for the initial tie in of new piping and initial 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. We ask that residents fill tubs and other containers in advance to avoid any additional inconvenience.
Duration: Oct. 5 - 10 p.m. to Oct. 6 - 6:30 a.m.
Public Service Announcement – Town Partners with Local Environmental Groups to host Native Tree and Shrub Sale for Community
(Lincoln, ON – Sept. 24, 2020) Fall is the perfect time to add trees and shrubs to your garden. The Niagara Native Gardening Club and Ontariogreen, in partnership with the Town of Lincoln, are hosting a native tree and shrub sale on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020.
Media Release - St. Catharines and Lincoln formalize tourism partnership
Sept. 18, 2020 — St. Catharines and the Town of Lincoln’s economic development and tourism departments have begun the process of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic through formalizing a sub-regional tourism marketing partnership.
“Partnerships such as this are a well-established way of driving business in our region,” said Mayor Walter Sendzik. “For more than a decade economic development and tourism in the Niagara region has relied upon collaborative marketing and advertising.
Public Service Announcement - Town of Lincoln lifts suspension on issuing open-air fire permits and moves to a new online permitting system
Media Release - Town of Lincoln Approves Master Plan Focused on Digital Service Delivery
Lincoln, ON - (Sept. 16, 2020) – The Town of Lincoln is working to become a leader in digital service delivery.
Beamsville BIA and Town of Lincoln Launch Digital Service Squad to Help Small Businesses Adopt Online Technologies
Receives $26,000 Digital Main Street Grant
Public Service Announcement – Fling on King cancelled for 2020
Lincoln ON – (Sept. 1, 2020) – The Town of Lincoln in partnership with the Downtown Bench Beamsville BIA are announcing the cancellation of the 2020 Fling on King event that was scheduled to be held on Oct. 3.
As a part of Lincoln Rerooted, the Fling on King is a street party featuring live entertainment, food vendors and local wine and craft beverages. In 2019, over 5,000 people attended this community event.
Town Council advocates for support from the Ontario Government on key local issues at AMO conference
Lincoln, ON - (Aug. 19, 2020) – A Town of Lincoln delegation is participating in the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) 2020 Virtual Conference from Aug. 16 to Aug. 19.
Public Notice - NEW All-Way Stop at Cherrywood Drive and Ashby Drive
Lincoln ON - (August 18, 2020) - Please be advised in response to concerns raised by residents, the Town of Lincoln has amended the Traffic By-Law to include Ashby Drive and Cherrywood Drive as an All-Way Stop condition.
Public Service Announcement - New on-demand public transit system starting August 17
Lincoln ON - (Friday August 14, 2020) - Niagara Region Transit and Via, the leader in public mobility solutions, will launch a new on-demand transit service in West Niagara on August 17. “NRT OnDemand” will provide residents with an affordable, efficient and convenient public transit option in Grimsby, Lincoln, West Lincoln, Wainfleet and Pelham.
Public Service Announcement - Lincoln’s Public Spaces are now Open
Town Hall, Fleming Centre, Lincoln Public Library and Lincoln Community Centre welcome back the community