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Council News June 24, 2019

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 09:59 AM

COUNCIL NEWS FROM THE JUNE 24, 2019 COUNCIL MEETING Launch of the “We Are Accessible Accessibility Award Campaign”

Karen Lemieux and Nicholas Beaudin were in attendance on behalf of the Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee (JAAC) to announce the launch of this term’s “We Are Accessible Campaign”. This campaign recognizes local organizations and businesses that have made efforts to provide accessibility for people with disabilities within the community.

Volunteers will be actively canvassing and...

Council News - May 27, 2019

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 09:58 AM

COUNCIL NEWS  FROM THE MAY 27, 2019 COUNCIL MEETING  TWO GRAND OPENINGS

Mayor Bylsma and other Members of Council attended the Grand Opening of A&W and Smithville Home Hardware. Mayor Bylsma noted that the opening of A& W and the expansion of Smithville Home Hardware will create more jobs for West Lincoln and he congratulated the owners and wished them great success. 

NEW MUNICIPAL CLEAN YARDS BY-LAW

Council approved Clean Yards By-law 2019-38 which will provide fairness for...

Council News - April 23, 2019

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 09:57 AM

COUNCIL NEWS  FROM THE APRIL 23, 2019 COUNCIL MEETING  ANNUAL UPDATE TO COUNCIL

Bev Hendry, Township CAO, reviewed a PowerPoint Presentation, which provided an overview of initiatives and projects that have been completed over her first year as CAO including, but not limited to: Human Resources recruitment and other Human Resource matters, 2018 Municipal Election Council Orientation, West Lincoln Community Centre and ongoing relations with other government agencies. 

PURCHASE OF NEW...

Council News - March 25, 2019

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 09:57 AM

COUNCIL NEWS FROM THE MARCH 25, 2019 COUNCIL MEETING 2019 OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET

Council approved the 2019 Operating and Capital Budget, which included an operating budget of 15,139,450.00. The 2019 budget will require a tax levy of $6,937,670.00 which equates to an estimated increase of $67.05 or 5.63% to the West Lincoln portion of taxes for an average home assessed at 363,877.00.  It is anticipated that the overall property tax bill, which includes requisitions for the Township, the...

Council News - February 25, 2019

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 09:56 AM

COUNCIL NEWS FROM THE FEBRUARY 25, 2019 COUNCIL MEETING  CLIMATE CHANGE STAFFING GRANT

After reconsideration of the December decision, Council approved a contract position as outlined in the FCM Climate Change Grant Application with no impact to the 2019 Budget and with an approximate $15,000 to be included in the 2020 Budget to meet the Township’s obligation for this program. 

NIAGARA REGION GARBAGE COLLECTION PROPOSAL

The Region will be notified that the Township of West Lincoln is opposed...