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Media Release - Town of Kirkland Lake Proclaims June 21st as Indigenous Peoples Day
06/21/2024
On June 21, 2024, the Town of Kirkland Lake joins Canadians from coast to coast in recognizing National Indigenous Peoples Day
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Notice of Public Meeting Concerning a Proposed Zoning Amendment Application (39 Second St. E.)
06/18/2024
TAKE NOTICE THAT Council of The Corporation of the Town of Kirkland Lake will hold a Public Meeting in relation to the Application as per Section 34 (10.1) and 34 (10.2) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13 (as amended)
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Province Announces Disaster Relief Funding for Kirkland Lake Residents Impacted by April's Flooding Event
06/17/2024
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has approved eligibility for Kirkland Lake Residents, within a designated activation area for the Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians (DRAO) program, in response to the flooding that occurred on April 12, 2024.
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Notice of Service Disruption - Town Hall Elevator Upgrade
06/07/2024
The Town of Kirkland Lake would like to inform all residents and visitors that the passenger elevator at the Town Hall, 3 Kirkland St. W., will undergo necessary upgrades starting on Monday, June 24, 2024.
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Notice - Installation of a Pediestrian Crosswalk (PXO) and Sidewalk Designs
06/04/2024
On June 18, 2024, a proposed by-law to amend The Corporation of the Town of Kirkland Lake’s Parking By-Law No. 15-017, and subsequent amendment By-Law No. 21-033, to update Table F (1) and Schedule F to incorporate a Pedestrian Crosswalk (PXO) on the west side of the intersection of Burnside Drive and Highway 66, will be given three readings.
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Media Release - Town of Kirkland Lake Celebrating Pride Month
05/30/2024
In honour of Pride Month, the Town of Kirkland Lake will fly the Intersex-Inclusive Progress Pride Flag at Town Hall for the month of June, and multi-coloured lights will illuminate both gateway signs and the Miners’ Memorial for the duration of the month.
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Public Notice - Changes/Increases to User Fees and Charges 2024
05/23/2024
Please be advised that effective July 1st, 2024, the Town of Kirkland Lake rates, fees and charges for some services and programs will increase and/or have been changed.
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Notice of Intent to Dispose of Surplus Land (Rescheduled from May 21st)
05/03/2024
Council intends to dispose of surplus lands by way of negotiations/private sale in accordance with By-Law 09-064.
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Termination of Declared Emergency
05/01/2024
The Town of Kirkland Lake terminates of the State of Emergency declared in response to recent weather-related challenges.
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Press Release #10 Emergency Due to Flooding Event
05/01/2024
The Municipality of Kirkland Lake is pleased to announce the termination of the State of Emergency declared in response to recent weather-related challenges.
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Press Release - Kirkland Lake Council Passes the 2024 Municipal Budget
04/26/2024
At their special meeting on April 25, 2024, the Council of the Town of Kirkland Lake passed its 2024 Budget that includes a Tax Levy of $12,571,568 on an overall net Operating Budget of $19,979,555 and includes an increase in the Residential Tax Rate of 5.85% over last year.
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Press Release #9 Emergency Due to Flooding Event
04/26/2024
The Town of Kirkland Lake continues to assess the damage to infrastructure stemming from the initial flooding event sustained on April 12, 2024.
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NOTICE – Residents Encouraged to contact Town with Photos of Flooding Event
04/22/2024
The Municipality is urging residents who were affected by the floods to participate in a site visit from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing on Thursday to examine the extent of the damage sustained in Kirkland Lake.
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Press Release #8 Emergency Due to Flooding Event
04/19/2024
In response to the Municipality's request to initiate the Municipal Disaster Recovery Assistance (MDRA) and Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians (DRAO) programs, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) has scheduled a site visit in Kirkland Lake on the morning of April 25, 2024.
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Press Release #7 Emergency Due to Flooding Event
04/18/2024
Municipal staff, in an effort to ensure the safety and well-being of residents, are diligently monitoring the waterbodies across the Kirkland Lake area.
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Press Release #6 Emergency Due to Flooding Event
04/16/2024
The Municipality of Kirkland Lake is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of its period on bypass at the wastewater treatment plant, restoring operations to regular capacity.
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Press Release #5 Emergency Due to Flooding Event
04/15/2024
In light of the floods that have impacted numerous residents, the Municipality has implemented a streamlined process to assist those in need of disposing of flood damaged household belongings.
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Press Release - Update #4 Emergency Due to Flooding Event
04/14/2024
Following the unprecedented rainfall on Friday, which caused the overflow of Murdoch Creek and Rand Creek and surcharged the Town's sanitary system, municipal staff worked tirelessly to ensure the safety of residents in affected areas.
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Press Release - Update #3 Emergency Due to Flooding Event
04/13/2024
As the day progresses, the Kirkland Lake community sees a positive shift in the water levels, offering hope and relief to affected areas. Presently, only one road remain closed: Allan Avenue south of fifth. Access to the Community Complex remains open, accessible via the intersection of Balsam and Calbeck.
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Press Release - Update #2 Emergency Due to Flooding Event
04/13/2024
Following the recent flooding in various areas of the Municipality, we are pleased to report that the situation has significantly improved. Throughout the night, the water levels at lift stations have subsided, allowing the system to effectively manage the flow.
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Press Release - Update #1 Emergency Due to Flooding Event
04/12/2024
Update #1 - The Town of Kirkland Lake is currently facing ongoing flooding and surcharging, with the number of affected residents steadily increasing. In response to this escalating situation, the Town has activated an Emergency Operations Center to effectively manage and coordinate relief efforts.
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Press Release - Emergency Due to Flooding Event
04/12/2024
At 4:06 pm on Friday April 12, 2024, Stacy Wight, Mayor of the Town of Kirkland Lake, declared an emergency in accordance with the Emergency Management Act 2003, s.4(1) due to the following emergency: Flooding event resulting in the Town’s sanitary system surcharging due to the overflowing of Murdoch Creek.
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Press Release - Town Selects Activity Coordinator, Kim Klockars as New Director of Community Services
04/05/2024
The Town of Kirkland Lake is promoting its current Activity Coordinator, Kim Klockars, into the role of Director of Community Services. Kim has been an integral part of the Community Services team, demonstrating exceptional leadership skills, strategic vision, and a deep understanding of the Town’s values and goals.
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Press Release - Town Ratifies New Collective Agreement with the Ontario Nurses' Association Local 215
04/02/2024
The Town of Kirkland Lake is pleased to announce the successful ratification of a new two-year Collective Agreement with the members of the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) Local 215.
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PRESS RELEASE - Town Approves MOA with the International Association of Fire Fighters' Local 573
04/02/2024
At its Regular Council Meeting held on April 2, 2024, Council approved the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the members of International Association of Fire Fighters’ (IAFF) Local 573.
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Media Release - Town Explores Innovative Approaches to Cultural Service Delivery
03/19/2024
Following the Regular Council Meeting on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, the Town of Kirkland Lake has embarked on a path to reevaluate its cultural landscape. Council has directed Administration to terminate the Lease Agreement with the Ontario Heritage Trust (OHT) for the Sir Harry Oakes Château, and to explore alternative methods for providing cultural services in the community.
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Town of Kirkland Lake Announces Changes in Development Services
02/23/2024
It is with mixed emotions that the Town of Kirkland Lake shares the news of Clinton Johanson’s resignation from his position as Director of Development Services.
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Have Your Say on Kirkland Lake's Economic Development and Tourism Strategic Plan
02/22/2024
The Town of Kirkland Lake is embarking on an ambitious journey to redefine its economic and tourism landscape with the development of an Economic Development and Tourism Strategic Plan, and we need your help!
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MPP John Vanthof was at the Joe Mavrinac Community Complex to hear more about the $465,000 Community Building Fund Capital Grant from the Ontario government and administered by the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF)
Provincial Grant Gave a Local Community Complex an Upgrade
02/16/2024
On Thursday, MPP John Vanthof was at the Joe Mavrinac Community Complex to hear more about the $465,000 Community Building Fund Capital Grant from the Ontario government and administered by the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). The grant, awarded in late 2021, was used for upgrades to the arena, addressing a community need by upgrading ventilation and dehumidification units, replacing the rink’s boards and benches, and improving accessible access to the facility.
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PRESS RELEASE - Error in Operational Key Performance Indicator Data Report
02/12/2024
The Town of Kirkland Lake recently identified and corrected two clerical errors in the 2023 Q4 Operational Key Performance Indicators (O-KPIs) Report which was presented to Council at its February 6, 2024 Regular Meeting.
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Corporate Strategic Plan 2024-2026 and Beyond
02/08/2024
On February 6, 2024, Town Council approved a new Corporate Strategic Plan for 2024-2026 and beyond.
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Ontario Trillium Foundation
Upgrades at the Joe Mavrinac Community Complex
01/30/2024
Thanks to a generous grant from the Ontario Trillium Founcation, our beloved rink has undergone some amazing upgrades over the past two years that will benefit everyone who walks through our doors.
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Town of Kirkland Lake to Exit Solar Program on Archer Drive
11/07/2023
The Council for the Corporation of the Town of Kirkland Lake has resolved to exit The Town of Kirkland Lake Solar Inc. Partnership/Corporation and divest itself of its shares in the Solar Project on Archer Drive.
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Seniors in Motion Program
08/28/2023
The Recreation Department of the Town of Kirkland Lake has received a small grant from the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility, through their Seniors Community Grant program. With these dollars, a program entitled Seniors in Motion, a concentrated 7-month effort, will offer programs and events to older adults, seniors, and multigenerational families.
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Kirkland Lake Landfill Hours of Operation
03/28/2023
Please be advised of regular hours of operation at the Kirkland Lake Landfill. This change will be effective Saturday April 1, 2023.
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Free Tipping Fee Voucher Program
04/13/2022
Residential property owners will be permitted to obtain 2 vouchers for 2022. Proof of property ownership must be presented to municipal staff in order to obtain your voucher.
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Off-Road Vehicles on Town of Kirkland Lake Streets
05/26/2021
There is a new by-law for regulating what type of off-road vehicles are permitted on Town streets. Now in addition to all-terrain vehicles, there can be multi-purpose off-highway utility vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles.
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Museum Service Delivery Review
Museum Service Delivery Review
05/06/2021
The Strategic Plan for the Town of Kirkland Lake included completing a Service Delivery Review for the Museum of Northern History. This review was completed through funding received from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing.
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