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- March 24th Municipal Update
Brown Water Update
Anthony Danis of OCWA updated Council on KL’s brown water problem on March 21. To see his presentation, click here.
The Town of Kirkland Lake is experiencing more blocked sewers
Did you know flushing personal care products down the toilet can lead to backups in your home, problems at our treatment facilities and can even cause sewage to overflow into our lakes and rivers? These products should be disposed of in the garbage. Check out this video from our water/wastewater operator, the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA), and visit their idontflush.ca campaign website for more information.
TAKE NOTICE THAT the Corporation of the Town of Kirkland Lake has declared the following properties surplus and available to purchase. If you are interested in submitting an offer, please obtain a copy of “Proposal to Purchase” package at the Department of Physical Services located at 1 Dunfield Road, or contact the office at 705-567-9365.
The Town of Kirkland Lake has recently received discolored water complaints; we believe the majority of the discolored water occurrences to be intermittent occurrences that are due to the scouring of the pipes caused by the frost surrounding the distribution system. Some areas of town may be affected more than others.
Both the Town and OCWA have worked closely over the past couple of years to reduce the occurrences of discolored water, and significant improvements have been realized to date. Further plant improvements are being investigated and distribution system upgrade will continue.
Should you experience discolored water please let your cold water run until clear.
Your information and input is important to us in order to measure and assess each situation. We encourage affected consumers to contact the Department of Physical Services at 705-567-9365 or OCWA at 705-568-7392 for any questions or to report discolored water.
Nancy Allick, Chief Administrative Officer, has offered to Kirkland Lake Town Council notice of her retirement.
Mrs. Allick says she had enjoyed her 17 ½ years with the Town, almost 12 years as Chief Administrative Officer, and feels there have been many accomplishments.
Council of the Town of Kirkland Lake has accepted the letter from Mrs. Allick and thanks her for her many contributions to the Town. Mayor Antoniazzi says, ‘Mrs. Allick will certainly be missed. We certainly wish her a well deserved rest and the very best in the next part of her life’s journey’.
Mrs. Allick has worked directly with four terms of council and together they have accomplished much, including:
- New Teck Pioneer Residence building
- Kinross Walking Trails
- Kirkland Lake Splash Park
- Creation of the Family Health Team and Family Health Centre Building
- Renovations at the Complex and Heritage North
- Construction of a new Waste Water Treatment Plant
- Revamping of all Kirkland Lake Playgrounds
- Upgrade of the Civic Ball Fields and Outdoor Ice Surface
- Planning of the new Kirkland Lake Aquatic Centre
Mrs. Allick will be retired as of April 30, 2017. Mayor and Council will be exploring options for the position of Chief Administrative Officer in the upcoming months.
Q&A about the 2017 Water and Sewer Combined Billing
The Town of Kirkland Lake has prepared a factsheet to help you better understand the changes in the Water and Sewer billing. Find the answers to the following questions by downloading the factsheet.
2017 Water and Sewer Combined Billing Fact Sheet
- Waste Management and Recycling Calendar for 2017
- RECRUITMENT OF VOLUNTEER MEMBERS
The Town of Kirkland Lake is recruiting volunteer members for an Age-Friendly Community Planning Advisory Committee.
Kirkland Lake 100th Anniversary
The Kirkland Lake 100th Anniversary is now on social media.
Facebook Page Facebook Group
We have received calls from residents concerning a company going door to door asking to see the homeowners furnace, offering a rebate.
This company has not applied for a Hawker Peddler licence. They have not registered with the Town.
If someone comes to your door, please ask to see their licence.
If you require more information contact Jo Ann Ducharme, Clerk at 705-567-9361.
- MEDIA RELEASE - Aquatic Centre Funding
- PUBLIC NOTICE: WINTER PARKING RESTRICTIONS (By-Law 15-017)
The public is reminded that effective NOVEMBER 1, 2016 Winter Parking Restrictions went into effect. Vehicles shall not be parked on the streets between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 7:30 am. These restrictions apply to the period commencing November 1, 2016 to April 15, 2017