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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.

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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.

Media release: 2021 Town of Lincoln Budget balances community investment with fiscal responsibility

2021-02-09 Media Release - 2021 Town of Lincoln Budget balances community investment with fiscal responsibility

Lincoln, ON - (Feb. 9, 2021) – At their meeting on February 8, Town of Lincoln Council approved the 2021 Budget with an overall increase of 1.9% on the Town’s portion of the tax rate. This is broken down as an increase of 0% on the capital side, 0.9% in the operating budget, and 1% money in the bank dedicated to the special infrastructure levy, at a blended rate of 1.75% on the tax bill.

Media Release – Town of Lincoln Exceeds $100 Million in Construction Value in 2020

2021-02-04 Media Release – Town of Lincoln Exceeds $100 Million in Construction Value in 2020

Lincoln showed a strong year of private sector investment despite ongoing pandemic. Lincoln, ON - (Feb. 4, 2021) – The Town of Lincoln is pleased to report a strong 2020 with $103,695,584 million in construction value, despite the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Public Notice: Hixon Zone 2 Pumping Station Upgrades Feb 11-12

2021-02-04

The Hixon Zone 2 Pumping Station needs to be shut down to allow for the next portion of piping and electrical modifications during the following time period:

Thursday, February 11 at 10 p.m. to Friday, February 12 at 6:30 a.m.

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.

Statement from the Town of Lincoln on Tragic Incident in Lincoln on February 1, 2021

2021-02-02 Statement from the Town of Lincoln on Tragic Incident in Lincoln on February 1, 2021

 

Lincoln, ON (Feb 2, 2021) - Today with heavy hearts, we are collectively mourning the loss of one of our community members, a four-year-old child who has tragically left us due to an accident here in Lincoln.

First and foremost, we are extending our sincerest condolences to the child’s family and loved ones at this most difficult time.

Media Release: Pelham and Lincoln Library Boards explore shared services

2021-02-01 Media Release: Pelham and Lincoln Library Boards explore shared services

 

Lincoln and Pelham, ON – (Feb. 1, 2021) - The Lincoln and Pelham Public Library Boards are pleased to announce that they have begun to explore the possibility of merging the two library systems. In the spirit of creating efficiencies and streamlining administrative functions and expenditures, this potential merger would provide enhanced delivery of library services for our two communities and dedicate more resources to programs and materials.

Media Release - Thirteenth Street Reconstruction and Slope Stabilizations Design Named a Project of the Year

2021-01-22 Media Release - Thirteenth Street Reconstruction and Slope Stabilizations Design Named a Project of the Year

Lincoln, ON - (Jan. 22, 2021) – The Town of Lincoln is thrilled to announce that our Thirteenth Street Reconstruction and Slope Stabilizations project has received a Project of the Year Award through the Ontario Public Works Association (OPWA). The Town of Lincoln was recognized along with consultant CIMA.

Public Notice: Hixon Zone 2 Pumping Station Upgrades Jan 28-29

2021-01-19

The Hixon Zone 2 Pumping Station needs to be shut down to allow for the next portion of piping and electrical modifications, during the following time period: 

Thursday, January 28 at 10 p.m. to Friday, January 29 at 6:30 a.m.

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.

Media Release: ShopLincoln.ca named a finalist in the Economic Developers Council of Ontario’s 2020 Awards of Excellence

2021-01-07

Lincoln, ON - (Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021) – The Town of Lincoln is excited to announce that our very own ShopLincoln.ca initiative has been named a finalist for the 2020 Awards of Excellence through the Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO). The annual EDCO Awards of Excellence, coordinated through the EDCO Awards Committee, seeks out distinctive ideas and initiatives that can become best practices in economic development for the future.