Municipal

Seymour-Fagan runs afoul of integrity commissioner

For the second time in 2022, integrity commissioner Charles Harnick has found a Kawartha Lakes councillor in contravention of the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act and the Code of Conduct for municipal officials.

Elmslie runs for mayor

Councillor Doug Elmslie will be giving up his council seat to run for the position of mayor in the October 2022 municipal election making this, so far, a two-person race of declared candidates.

ORV task force found to have violated Municipal Act because of closed door meetings: Ombudsman

Ontario ombudsman Paul Dube, has ruled that the Off-Road Vehicle Task Force of Kawartha Lakes violated the Municipal Act by holding parts of two meetings that should have been open to the public behind closed doors.

Presenter challenges city to reduce waste by 70 per cent before end of 2023

David Webb, a retired civil servant and member of the city’s waste management advisory committee, wants council to become leaders in waste reduction.

Council punishes Ashmore for code of conduct breaches

Councillor Ron Ashmore has been docked two weeks’ pay for multiple violations of the City of Kawartha Lakes Code of Conduct and Ethics for Members of Council and Local Boards.

City took, on average, 54 days to remedy complaints: Service review

Councillors approve pay raises for next council

By a 7-2 vote, Kawartha Lakes council approved increased pay to the incoming council from 2023-2026.

City spokesperson says Kent Street sidewalk brick issues will be fixed

Lindsay’s brand new sidewalks didn’t hold up well after one winter. Photos: William McGinn.