Kawartha Lakes Heroes of the Environment – Nominations Sought

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Jan 302019

Heroes of the Environment – applications now open  

Kawartha Lakes – The Kawartha Lakes Environmental Advisory Committee (CKLEAC) is looking for nominations for this year’s Environmental Hero of the Year Award. Nominees are recognized for their outstanding contributions to our community during 2018. 

Do you know an individual or group from Kawartha Lakes that has worked to address a local environmental issue in 2018?

Have they made an outstanding environmental contribution within the municipality?

Have they acted successfully to influence change for the benefit of the environment with out any expectation of reward? 

These are all signs of an environmental hero. “We know many people throughout Kawartha Lakes are working tirelessly to protect our natural environment,” explains Pat Warren, Chair of the Kawartha Lakes Environmental Advisory Committee. “This award is an opportunity to publicly recognize their achievements and thank them for their dedication to our community.”

Nominations for the Environmental Hero of the Year Award close March 15, 2019. 

CKLEAC is also looking for submissions for the Environmental Hero Youth Award, a special designation presented to students living in Kawartha Lakes who have shown a commitment to improving the wellness of the environment. 

The Youth Award will be presented to three students (groups may apply) that showcase a project they’ve worked on within the current 2018-2019 school year that is related to the environment.  Along with a special plaque, winning recipients of the Youth Award will receive a free pizza party for their class (courtesy of Boston Pizza) and a special native tree species to plant on their school’s property (courtesy of Pineneedle Farms). 

Applications for the Environmental Hero Youth Award close May 15, 2019.

To submit a nomination or application for the Environmental Hero Awards, please visit www.kawarthalakes.ca/environment-awards.

Municipality of Trent Lakes seeks Volunteer Board Members

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Nov 222018

Volunteer Board Members Sought

Letters of Interest Being Received

  Trent Lakes Municipal Council is receiving applications from citizens of the Municipality of Trent Lakes for appointment to the following Local Boards:
  Police Services Board – 1 member
  Trent Lakes Public Library Board – 6 members 
The Police Services Board meets every other month at the Municipal Office. The Trent Lakes Public Library Board meets once a month at the Municipal Office. The appointment period will be for the term of the 2018-2022 Council, expiring on November 14th, 2022.
Please submit a letter of interest outlining your background relating to the Board you are interested in no later than 12:00 noon on Friday, December 6th, 2018 to:
Kari Stevenson
Director of Corporate Services, Clerk
760 Peterborough County Rd 36
Trent Lakes, ON K0M 1A0
Email:  kstevenson@trentlakes.ca
Fax:    705-738-3801       

Bobcaygeon Beach Park Public Open House – December 6th, 2018

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Nov 222018

Bobcaygeon Beach Park Redevelopment Public Open House being held on December 6 

Kawartha Lakes – Attend the Public Open House for the Bobcaygeon Beach Park Redevelopment project on Thursday December 6 from 6pm to 8pm at the Bobcaygeon Service Centre (second floor meeting room). The purpose of this meeting is to share the revised concept design with the public.

The initial conceptual design has been revised based on public feedback and comments received at the June 21, 2018 Public Open House and online survey. The revised design will be presented during the December Public Open House.

The design continues to have a focus on water recreation and community use by incorporating outdoor gathering spaces, multi-use pathways, playground structures, riparian shoreline improvements and boat docking. Landscape Planning Limited is leading the design project. 

A revised concept will be available to view under the Major Projects section on the City website by December 7.

For more information, please contact Jenn Johnson, Manager of Parks, Recreation and Culture by calling 705-324-9411 extension 1350 or email jjohnson@kawarthalakes.ca.