Posted on Tuesday, June 09, 2020 02:59 PM
The Steering Committee overseeing the Haliburton County Service Delivery Review, made up of the CAO's and Heads of Council from each of the participating municipalities, will be meeting on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. As this Committee constitutes a quorum of County Councillors it has been scheduled as a Special Meeting of Haliburton County Council. The majority of the agenda will be conducted in Closed Session as per Section 239 (f) of the Municipal Act, 2001 - to receive advice...
Posted on Friday, April 17, 2020 02:33 PM
To help provide relief for pressing challenges faced by many during the COVID-19 pandemic, the province has announced a new $200 million Social Services Relief Fund. The City of Kawartha Lakes will receive $1.8 million to support the provision of emergency housing and shelter services and food security in Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton County.
Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 03:35 PM
Effective immediately there is a temporary one-time discretionary benefit available to those in receipt of Ontario Works to address additional costs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. This benefit provides a maximum of $100 to single individuals or $200 to families of two or more.
Emergency financial support is also available to Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton County residents who are not in receipt of Ontario Works or the Ontario Disability Support Program and are in financial crisis as a result...
Posted on Friday, April 03, 2020 06:32 AM
An Ontario-wide Restricted Fire Zone (RFZ) has been implemented by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) as of 12:01 a.m. on April 3, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.To maintain response capability and personnel safety
This proactive action by the MNRF is to reduce the number of preventable human-caused wildfires to ensure that emergency response capacity is maintained. Minimizing wildfires will ensure the province is able to address any emergency fire situations as well as will...