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Notices & Releases

Notices will be posted on a regular basis outlining details of upcoming items to be discussed at Council or Committee of the Whole that have notice requirements under the Municipal Act 2001 or Section 34 of the Planning and Development Act of Ontario.

The types of notices appearing on this page will include but, are not limited to, Public Meetings, Public Hearings, Information, Open Houses.

Beach Testing Season Begins

Date Posted: June 17, 2019

Public Health Inspectors have begun beach sampling for this year’s swimming season. Public beaches in the City and County of Peterborough and Hiawatha and Curve Lake First Nations will be regularly tested to ensure water quality conditions are safe for recreational use.

Trent Lakes beaches that are part of the Peterborough County Beaches testing are Sandy (Lake) Beach and White’s Beach.

Local residents can find the most recent status of public beaches at any time by visiting www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca or by calling 705-743-1000, extension 232 during office hours. Residents are also encouraged to follow Peterborough Public Health on Twitter @Ptbohealth for beach updates throughout the summer.

Below is a link to the Peterborough County News Release for more information:

Swimming Season Kicks Off at Local Beaches News Release

Peterborough Health Unit Staff Member taking a beach water sample

 

 

Hard/Bulky Plastic Recycling ON HOLD

Date Posted: June 4, 2019

Please be advised the Municipality of Trent Lakes’ Transfer Stations are not currently providing the hard/bulky plastic recycling program. This program was tentatively scheduled for June – August, however, the program is on hold pending a decision from the County of Peterborough regarding service cuts associated with reductions in EMS funding from the Province. Hard/bulky plastics can be disposed of at any transfer station, subject to a charge, or can be disposed of for free at the Buckhorn Transfer Station on Environment Day, Sunday, June 9th. The Municipality will provide an update about the status of this program as soon as one is available.

Flood Watch Cancelled – Conditions Normal

Date Posted: May 22, 2019

Kawartha Conservation advises a FLOOD WATCH for the shoreline areas of Balsam, Cameron, Sturgeon & Pigeon lakes is CANCELLED effective immediately. Watershed conditions status has return to NORMAL. For more information please follow the link below to the Kawartha Conservation website notice:
https://www.kawarthaconservation.com/component/k2/item/368-flood-watch-kawartha-lakes-cancelled

Notice of Financial Statements

Date Posted: May 16, 2019

Take Notice That the Council of The Corporation of the Municipality of Trent Lakes has received the 2018 audited financial statements. Pursuant to Section 295 (1) of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, a copy of the audited financial statements, the notes to the financial statements, the auditor’s report and the tax rate information for the current and previous year as contained in the financial review will be made available at no cost to any taxpayer or resident of the Municipality of Trent Lakes upon request. The 2018 Financial Statements document is also available on the right side menu on the Finance page.

Mobile Hazardous Waste Collection

Date Posted:


Mobile Event Schedule: Cavendish Community Centre

On Sunday July 14th, 2019 the County of Peterborough Waste Management Division will be holding a Mobile Hazardous Waste Collection Event at 32 Community Complex Drive on County Road 507 in Trent Lakes Township. The Hazardous waste event will operate from 11am until 2pm.

A description of what the County will typically be collecting during the Mobile Hazardous Waste Event is as follows:

Paints, Organic Flammable material, Pesticides, Fertilizer, Fluorescent Tubes and Bulbs, Auto Batteries, Alkaline Batteries, Rechargeable Batteries and Lithium Batteries, Acids, Alkaline waste, Oxidizers, Propane-large and small cylinders, Aerosols, Motor oil, Antifreeze and Fuels.

Motor oil, Antifreeze and Fuel will not be bulked on site. Residents must leave their containers if they wish to dispose of these waste streams. These waste streams will be packaged in separate plastic lined cubic meter boxes (gaylords) on skids or depending on quantity, lab packed in lined 45 gallon drums.

Sample household hazardous waste empty containers

Flood Watch/Warning Update – May 14

Date Posted: May 14, 2019

Kawartha Conservation advises that their Flood Watch continues for the shoreline areas of Balsam, Cameron, Sturgeon and Pigeon lakes.

Kawartha Conservation May 14, 2019 Update

Otonabee Conservation Flood Warning for May 13 is still in effect for their Kawartha Lakes watershed (Buckhorn, Pigeon, Chemong, Lower Buckhorn, Lovesick, Stony, Clear and Katchiwanooka). It can be viewed at the link below.
Otonabee Conservation May 13 Notice

Flooding conditions on the Kawartha Lakes, Otonabee River and Rice Lake are forecast to end no later than this Friday, May 17th. Regardless, the combination of rain and time of year will continue to create hazardous conditions on and around area lakes, rivers, streams, creeks and wetlands including slippery and unstable banks and extremely cold water conditions.  Under these circumstances, all waterbodies should be considered extremely dangerous.

All residents are warned to stay away from the shoreline areas, as well as water structures such as locks and dams. Shorelines and banks are saturated, slippery, and may be and undercut. Children should be warned of dangerous conditions and caregivers should maintain a close watch on children who are outside.

Trent-Severn Waterway continues to reassess the situation on a daily basis and adjust flow through the water control structures as conditions require.

Roundtable Discussion with Council

Date Posted: May 13, 2019

Trent Lakes Roundtable Discussion Invitation. Do you have a Municipal concern or idea for Council? Come join us on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 for a Roundtable Discussion with your elected members of Council.

There will be an annual cottager/ratepayer association meeting starting at 9:00 a.m. and the roundtable discussion will follow.

When: Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
Where: Nogies Creek Fire Hall No. 4 – Training Room
760 Peterborough County Rd 36, Trent Lakes
For more information call 705-738-3800 x 240

Flood Water Update – May 10, 2019

Date Posted: May 10, 2019

Kawartha Conservation has a Flood Watch in effect for City of Kawartha Lakes and the Municipality of Trent Lakes.

Otonabee Conservation has a Flood Warning in effect Buckhorn, Pigeon, Chemong, Lower Buckhorn, Lovesick, Stony, Clear, Katchiwanooka, as well as the Otonabee River and Rice Lake.

Parks Canada has launched the Ontario Waterways Water Management InfoNet on the Trent-Severn Waterway website at www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/on/trentsevern/info/infonet

All lakes are still above full level conditions and should be considered extremely dangerous. All residents should stay away from the shoreline areas, as well as water structures such as locks and dams. Shorelines and banks are saturated, slippery, and may be and undercut. Children should be warned of dangerous conditions and caregivers should maintain a close watch on children who are outside.

Trent-Severn Waterway continues to reassess the situation on a daily basis and adjust flow through the water control structures as conditions require.


Current water level data and information regarding lakes and rivers along the Trent-Severn Waterway is available on-line via Parks Canada’s Ontario Waterways Water Management InfoNet website at www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/on/trentsevern/info/infonet

For full information please select the Notices below:

Kawartha Conservation – Friday May 10, 2019
Otonabee Region Conservation – Friday May 10, 2019
Bancroft District, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Monday May 6, 2019

Victoria Day Hours

Date Posted: May 9, 2019

The Municipality of Trent Lakes will be closed on Monday, May 20, 2019 for Victoria Day.

Normal business hours resume on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.

Waste Transfer Stations will be open on Victoria Day and will operate on Sunday hours of 12 noon to 8 p.m.

Council and Staff Wish You a Safe and Happy Victoria Day.

Public Information Centre 2: Peter’s Island & Union Creek Bridges

Date Posted:

HP Engineering has been retained by the County of Peterborough to complete preliminary and detailed design activities and to undertake a Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study for the Peter’s Island Bridge, located on Peter’s Island Road, approximately 0.1km north of Crystal Lake
Road, in the Municipality of Trent Lakes and the Union Creek Bridge, located on Dutch Line Road, approximately 1.3km south of Reid Road, in the Municipality of Trent Lakes.

Public Information Centres (PICs):

PIC No. 1 was held on Tuesday March 5, 2019 and provided information and answered questions regarding alternative solutions.

PIC No. 2 will be held on Tuesday May 28, 2019 from 5:00 pm to
7:00 pm
at the Galway Community Hall, 579 Galway Road Kinmount, Ontario.

The PIC will consist of a drop-in type format, during which time the applicable study material and display boards will show the preferred solution. Representatives from the Project Team will be on hand to answer individual questions in a one-on-one format, pertaining to the Project and the Class EA Process. Subject to the receipt of necessary approvals, the County of Peterborough intends to proceed with the planning, design and construction of these projects.

Full Notice for Public Information Centre 2 – Peter’s Island and Union Creek Bridges

Map showing the Union Creek Map location on Dutch Line Rd East
Union Creek Bridge
Map showing the location of the Peter's Island Bridge off Crystal Lake Road
Peter’s Island Bridge
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