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Municipal Services-2020 Labour Day long weekend

Labour Day Long Weekend

Important NoticeKawartha Lakes – As we approach the Labour Day long weekend, the municipality would like to remind residents of current services available to the public and provide details on future service re-openings.

and Recycling
Please be advised that your normally scheduled day for curbside collection will move one day forward:

  • September 7 waste collection will be on September 8
  • September 8 waste collection will be on September 9
  • September 9 waste collection will be on September 10
  • September 10 waste collection will be on September 11

Hours of operation on Monday September 7 for Kawartha Lakes landfills are as follows:

  • Eldon: 11am to 5pm
  • Fenelon: 9am to 5pm
  • Laxton Digby Longford: 11am to 5pm
  • Lindsay Ops: Closed
  • Somervill : 11am to 5pm

Beginning the week of September 7, changes to curbside waste and recycling take effect.

Customer Service 
Please be advised that our Customer Service phone lines will be closed on Monday September 7. Phone and email services will resume on Tuesday September 8.

The Coboconk Service Centre is re-opening to the public on September 8. Staff will be available to assist with the purchase of solid waste items as well as accepting tax and utility payments. Masks are required to enter the facility and additional COVID-19 safety measures have been put in place. Visitors must follow all social distancing requirements. Staff are working behind the scenes to prepare to open more Municipal Service Centres safely. Details on other locations will be provided as they become available.

Parks, Recreation and Culture
Administrative services, recreation centres, arenas and pools, fitness classes, swimming lessons and aquatic programswill be closed for the holiday on Monday September 7.

Public Library
The Kawartha Lakes Public Library is currently offering curbside pickup service at the following branch locations: Bethany, Bobcaygeon, Fenelon Falls, Kinmount, Kirkfield, Lindsay, Norland, Oakwood, Omemee and Woodville.

Beginning September 8, pickup service will expand to include Coboconk and Dalton branches. Dunsford and Little Britain remain closed at this time but will re-open later in September.

Also starting September 8, the Kawartha Lakes Public Library will begin offering in-branch service to the public at the Lindsay and Fenelon Falls branches. Both branches will have limited capacity to ensure safe social distancing and that proper levels of cleaning can be maintained. Read more details on our website.

There will be no regular transit service on Monday September 7. Regular service will resume Tuesday September 8.

Firework Safety
In order to keep everyone safe and minimize the risk of fire and burn injuries this long weekend, Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Service is urging residents to leave firework displays to the experts. If you notice someone having an out of control fire or unsafely setting off fireworks and would like to report it right away, please call 911. For all other non-emergency fire related complaints, please call Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Service at 705-324-5731 and follow the prompts.

Law Enforcement
There will be increased presence of Municipal Law Enforcement officers and Police Services over the long weekend to ensure that  safe practices are being followed. They will be out on our roads, trails and on the water, so please be safe and mindful of others.

Report It
If you would like to report a Municipal Service needing attention, please report online.
If you have a Municipal Law Enforcement inquiry or complaint, please report online.

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4) Contact our customer service: 705-324-9411 extension 4000

Kawartha Lakes wishes all residents a safe and happy long weekend.


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