KAWARTHA LAKES: In the event of a Canada Post labour disruption, the City of Kawartha Lakes is urging residents to sign up for online billing to ensure they receive property tax, water, and/or sewage bills on time. Registering for e-billing is free and can be done by visiting, www.epost.ca.
If Canada Post does go ahead with a labour disruption, residents that expect to receive a bill in the month of July can pick up their bill at various city service centres, beginning July 6.
Areas and their corresponding pick-up locations are as follows:
Lindsay: Residents of East Ward, Kent Street, accounts starting with 091 and east of the Scugog River and Springdale Gardens with accounts starting with 060 - City Hall, 26 Francis St., Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Manvers Township: Pinewood Estates, Manorview, Janetville, accounts starting with 080 - Bethany Municipal Service Centre & Library, 1474 Hwy 7A, in Bethany, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Emily Township: Highview Acres, Omemee, account numbers starting with 010 or 040 - Omemee Municipal Service Centre, 1 King St. West, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Fenelon Falls, Southview Estates, accounts starting with 240 and 210 - Fenelon Falls Library Branch, 19 Market St., Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Coboconk, account numbers starting with 031 and 340 - Municipal Service Centre, 9 Grandy Rd., Monday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Norland, account numbers starting with 420 - Norland Library, 3448 Cty Road 45, Tuesday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Kinmount, account numbers starting with 310 may pick up bills at the Kinmount Library, 3980 County Rd 121. Hours are Tuesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For any residents that live in these areas and cannot go to their local service centre, please call, 705-324-9411, with an old bill in hand.
The City of Kawartha Lakes would also like to advise residents that late charges will still apply, even in the case of a Canada Post labour disruption.
The deadline for a new deal between Canada Post and unionized workers is Saturday, July 2.