Media Release

Update #5 - West Lincoln Response to COVID-19

For Immediate Release: March 20, 2020

The Township’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) is active in response to the spread of the COVID-19 virus and moving forward on the best measures to protect the health of the public and staff.

Staff are continuing to provide essential services to the community. While the facilities are closed to the public, residents and businesses can call the office at 905- 957-3346 and check the website We do request patience as all calls and enquiries will be returned as quickly as possible, but it is not business as usual.

The following are a list of cancellations upcoming meetings and events:

  • The March 23rd Council meeting
  • The March 25th Committee of Adjustment meeting
  • Planning Pre-Consultation meetings scheduled for March 19th and April 2nd
  • The April 3rd Age-Friendly Advisory Committee meeting
  • The April 10th Easter Egg Hunt

The March 27th Community Safety and Well-Being Forum originally planned at the WLCC will now be held virtually and direct invitations have been sent to participants by Niagara Region.

Some good resources for up to date information include:

Mayor Dave Bylsma stated,

“I’m pleased with the way township staff have adjusted to this unfolding situation. A plan to maintain services while protecting staff and residents has been implemented. I assure the community that our team is working well together to keep the lights on and more.”

The Township encourages residents to remain calm and take the necessary steps to stay healthy.

Media Contact

Dave Bylsma
Township of West Lincoln