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City deferring the payment of property taxes for 60 days as part of Coronavirus relief plan

KAWARTHA LAKES-The City of Kawartha Lakes has announced some relief on water bills and tax payments in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.

“While we continue to deliver the services that are critical to our residents, we recognize
at this time the City is not running under normal business operations.” said a press release issued on Wednesday.

Here’s a list of relief as outlined by the City.

Financial Relief

Property Tax: To lessen the financial burden on residents impacted by COVID-
19, the City is deferring the payment of property taxes for 60
days. The installment due on April 29 will now be extended to June 27.

Preauthorized payments for both water/wastewater and property taxes will continue as scheduled. If you wish for these payments to be discontinued, please contact:
Utility Billing [email protected]a<mailto:[email protected]halakes.ca>
Property Taxes [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>

 Water/Wastewater: The City is waiving penalty and interest on water and
wastewater bills for the period of April 1 to June 30. Additionally, water services
will not be disconnected during this period.

Other critical services being maintained:
 Emergency Services (Fire, Police and Paramedics)
 Water and wastewater operations

Curbside waste collection continues as scheduled. All landfills are closed to
the public. Lindsay/Ops Landfill is open to commercial account holders only.Beginning March 30, revised hours are 10am to 4pm, Monday to Thursday.

LIMO Specialized Transit available for critical/essential transportation only, from
7am to 7pm by appointment.

Service inquiries for Housing, Ontario
Works and Children&#39;s Services in Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton can be
submitted to [email protected] or by phone at 705-324-
9870 during business hours.

For those with existing 2019 Trailer Park Licenses: Please be advised that we will
extend licenses until further notice to allow facilities to open.

Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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