SCUGOG: The Township of Scugog Fire Department is modifying the burn ban currently in effect to allow recreational burning only. Please ensure that you have a valid Recreational Burn Permit prior to burning and that all guidelines for recreational burning are adhered to.
KAWARTHA LAKES—City of Kawartha Lakes Fire Services has lifted the complete fire ban for Kawartha Lakes. Although the risk of fire is reduced, the Fire Hazard Index is set at extreme and residents are encouraged to use extra caution to ensure fire safety.
The lifting of the ban signifies a return to the normal application of provisions in Open-Air By-law 2016-110. The burn ban was put in place August 9, 2016 due to extremely dry conditions, and has been lifted as a result of significant rainfalls throughout the last week.
Flying Lanterns are never allowed to be sold or discharged within Kawartha Lakes as outlined in the by-law. During periods of dry weather, grasses, bushes and plants are more easily ignited by embers from open air burning.
How you can help:
For more information contact:
Deputy Fire Chief, Kawartha Lakes Fire Services
705-324-5731 extension 592
From the Canada Post website:
New emails using Canada Post’s name or brand are circulating, inviting customers to either click a link or open a document to obtain their tracking information. We wish to remind customers to not click on any links or open documents. These fraudulent messages are known as "phishing" and may contain viruses.
If you are not expecting a package, delete the email. If you are, please do not click on the hyperlink. Instead, enter your tracking number directly on the canadapost.ca site to find out about delivery status.
City advises residents to use online options to receive and pay bills in advance of a possible Canada Post labour disruption
KAWARTHA LAKES—The City of Kawartha Lakes is encouraging all property owners to register to receive property tax bills and water and/or sewer bills electronically to avoid delays in the event of a possible Canada Post Labour Disruption.
Registering for e-billing is free and available by visiting www.epost.ca. Have your property tax or water/sewer bill handy as you will need information from your most recent bill to register.
In the event of a Canada Post Labour Disruption later this month, water/sewer customers that would normally receive a bill in July may pick up their bill at their local municipal service centre starting Wednesday July 6.
Areas that will receive bills in July are:
For customers that live in the above areas and cannot make it to the local municipal service centre to obtain their bill, please call 705-324-9411 to obtain the amount of the most recent bill. Please be sure to have your previous bill in hand when calling as staff will be asking questions related to that bill for security purposes.
The City offers a number of payment options for customers including preauthorized payments (monthly and due date), through your bank (electronically or in person), and in person at one of our municipal service centres. Please note late payment charges will not be waived if the payment is not received in our office on or before the due date of the invoice.
For more information please contact:
Manager, Revenue and Taxation
705-324-9411 extension 1274