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Here’s a list of changes to municipal services for the long weekend

KAWARTHA LAKES- Here’s a list of changes to hours of operation and service schedules on Monday August 5:

Waste and Recycling

Please be advised that your normally scheduled day for the collection of waste and recycling will move one day forward:

  • August 5 waste collection will be on August 6
  • August 6 waste collection will be on August 7
  • August 7 waste collection will be on August 8
  • August 8 waste collection will be on August 9

Hours of operation on Monday August 5 for Kawartha Lakes landfills are as follows:

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

For more information, please refer to the 2019 Waste and Recycling Municipal Calendar.

Kawartha Lakes Public Library

All Kawartha Lakes Public Library branches will be closed on Monday August 5. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday August 6. For more information about regular branch hours, please visit the Library’s website.

Parks, Recreation and Culture

All Parks, Recreation and Culture facilities will be closed on Monday August 5. This includes the administrative office, all recreation centres, arenas and pools, fitness classes, swimming lessons, aquatic programs and day camp. For more information, visit the Community Guide.

Municipal Administration

All Kawartha Lakes administrative offices, including City Hall and all Municipal Service Centres, will be closed on Monday August 5. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday August 6.

Transit

There will be no regular transit service on Monday August 5. Regular service will resume Tuesday August 6 at 7am.

Stay informed of operating hours, waste and recycling information, weather alerts, news and event updates. Download the Pingstreet application, visit the municipal website or view the 2019 Waste and Recycling Municipal Calendar.

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. For more information about regulations regarding fireworks, visit www.kawarthalakes.ca/burnban.

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