Kawartha Lakes council recommended the approval of five out of six routes that will allow owners of these vehicles to travel on city-owned roads to access the Victoria Rail Trail at various locations.
Describing 2021 as a year like no other, Steve Podolsky, board chair of the Lindsay Downtown Business Improvement Association, and Melissa McFarland, executive director of the Lindsay Downtown BIA, asked council for a 3.7 percent increase in funding for the municipal board established and responsible to Kawartha Lakes Council.
More ATV routes will be considered on Tuesday, Nov. 16 by Kawartha Lakes Council.
With the chronic shortage of affordable housing in Kawartha Lakes, the work being done by the municipally owned Kawartha Lakes Haliburton Housing Corporation in providing geared to income housing is becoming all the more important.
The Kawartha Lakes Library Board has asked council for a 2 per cent increase over 2021. That amount translates into $131,000.
More officers will be part of a community response unit that will patrol downtown
The Kawartha Lakes Police Service is calling for an additional $541,000 in funding for 2022.
Dr. Natalie Bocking, medical officer of health for the Haliburton-Kawartha-Pine Ridge District Health Unit, has requested a five percent increase in the local public health unit levy.