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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. 

New Year's Levee 2021 Cancelled

2020-12-14

Out of an abundance of caution, Mayor Easton and Council are cancelling the New Year’s Levee originally scheduled for January 2, 2021.

Planning for the Levee began well before the current level of restrictions, and the Town looked for safe ways to deliver the event to the community. However as of today, Mayor, Council and staff believe cancelling the event is the right thing to do for everyone’s safety in the community. Thank you for your understanding.

Please stay tuned for more updates on how you can share your hopes for 2021 with Mayor Easton and Council.

Public Notice: Hixon Zone 2 Pumping Station Upgrades Dec 14-15

2020-12-10

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: 

Dec. 14 - 10 p.m. to Dec. 15 - 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.

Update: Victoria Ave and North Service Road Watermain Break Repair, December 10

2020-12-09

There has been a watermain break at the Victoria Ave QEW crossing; between the N. Service Rd and the QEW, on the west side of Victoria Ave.

Update: Repairs to this watermain began the morning of Thursday, December 10 but will be delayed due to unexpected water shortages to some areas. As such, the repair work will resume starting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, and is expected to take approximately six hours to complete.  

Public Notice - Intention to Adopt The 2021 Water And Wastewater Rates And Fees And Charges

2020-11-27

The Council of the Corporation of the Town of Lincoln hereby gives Notice that it has commenced discussions to adopt the 2021 Budget for the Town of Lincoln and its associated Boards and Committees. As part of the budget review process, Council will consider the 2021 Fees and Charges By-law and the establishment of the 2021 Water and Wastewater Rates.

Media release: No public or staff safety concerns as a result of positive COVID-19 case at Town of Lincoln facility

2020-11-17

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.

2020-11-16 Media Release - Active cases of COVID-19 identified at Town of Lincoln facility

2020-11-16

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

2020-11-11 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

2020-11-10 Statement from Mayor Sandra Easton and Chief Administrative Officer Michael Kirkopoulos on recent cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln

 

Lincoln, ON - (Nov. 10, 2020) –  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.

Public Notice - Rotary Park Pumptrack Temporarily Closed

2020-11-04 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.