Mayor and Council

As a single-tier municipality, Kawartha Lakes is governed by City Council consisting of the Mayor and one councillor from each of the City's wards. Residents elect members of Council to serve four-year terms in office.

City of Kawartha Lakes Council

The current City Council was elected on October 27, 2014. The next municipal election is October 22, 2018. 

For information about the 2018 election, visit our Elections page

Your Mayor

The Mayor's Office offers certificates of congratulations to Kawartha Lakes residents celebrating milestone birthdays or anniversaries in our community. To Request a Certificate or Congratulations click here.

The Mayor's Office also receives invitations for the Mayor and/or councillors to attend significant events in the community. Please try to give us as much notice as possible as there are many events in Kawartha Lakes and, although they regret they cannot attend them all, the Mayor and councillors do want to attend as many as possible.

City of Kawartha Lakes Mayor's Office

P.O. Box 9000
26 Francis St.,
Lindsay, ON
K9V 5R8
705-324-9411 extension 1310

Your ward

Current ward boundaries have been in existence since 2001, and new boundaries will be in place for the 2018 election. Learn about the boundaries and how they are changing in 2018.

Your councillor

To learn who your ward councillor is, visit our Contact a Council Member page.

Council and committee meetings

Members of the public can access agendas and minutes for City Council, Planning Advisory Committee and Committee of Adjustment meetings, and can use our Council and Committee Calendar tool to stay informed about upcoming meeting dates.

Speaking to Council

You can request to speak before council by registering as a delegation.

Letters and petitions to Council 

Anyone interested in writing a letter or submitting a petition to Council is invited to learn more about the process by visiting our Petitions and Correspondence to City Council page.

Live-streaming of meetings

For those who can't attend a meeting in person, all Regular City Council Meetings and Special Council Meetings are broadcast live on CogecoTV (Cogeco Subscribers Channel 10, HD 700). More details are available on our Council Meeting Broadcasts page.

Other boards and committees 

In addition to Council, Kawartha Lakes is served by a variety of boards and committees, most of which include members of the public as well as members of council. These boards and committees provide advice and recommendations to Council.

Visit our Join a Board or Committee page to learn more about how you can get involved.

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