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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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Media Release - Paramedic Services Week
05/17/2024
The Town of Kirkland Lake’s Mayor Stacy Wight has proclaimed the May 19-25, 2024 to be Paramedics Services Week in the Town of Kirkland Lake.
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Notice - Water Distribution Flushing Program
05/16/2024
The Town of Kirkland Lake Public Works Department will be conducting Watermain Flushing throughout the municipality commencing Tuesday, May 21st, 2024 and tentatively ending Friday, May 31st, 2024
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Media Release - Moose HIde Campaign Day
05/16/2024
On Thursday, May 16th, Kirkland Lake will join communities across Canada in recognizing Moose Hide Campaign Day, a day where all Canadians are called to join together, to take a stand against violence towards women and children, and to take practical steps for the collective journey of reconciliation.
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Media Release - Victims and Survivors of Crime Awareness Week
05/10/2024
Mayor Stacy Wight has declared the week of May 12th to 18th as Victims and Survivors of Crime Awareness Week in Kirkland Lake.
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Media Release - Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
05/10/2024
On May 12th Kirkland Lake will join with communities around the world in recognizing Fibromyalgia Awareness Day.
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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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Media Release - Flags at Half Mast in Memory of Henry Lambert
04/26/2024
The Town recognizes with great sadness the passing of Henry Lambert on Wednesday, April 24th. Henry was a former Firefighter for the Town of Kirkland Lake for over 32 years starting his career with the Town at just 23 years of age.
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MEDIA RELEASE - Town of Kirkland Lake Assists in Hosting a Community Clean-Up Week
04/26/2024
The Town of Kirkland Lake is assisting in hosting a Community Clean-Up from May 6th to May 11th, 2024. Monday through Friday, join us from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and on Saturday from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
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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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Media Release - National Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace
04/26/2024
On Sunday, April 28, 2024, The Town of Kirkland Lake will join workplaces, governments, and municipalities across Canada, in commemoration and memorial of the National Day of Mourning for persons killed or injured in the workplace.
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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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RESCHEDULED - Notice of Public Meeting - Proposed Retail Business Holiday Exemption By-Law
04/16/2024
The Council of The Corporation of the Town of Kirkland Lake will hold a Public Meeting on Thursday, April 25, 2024, at 4:40 PM to receive comments from the business community related to the implementation of a Retail Business Holiday Exemption By-Law.
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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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Notice of Intent to Dispose of Surplus Land (Rescheduled from April 16th)
04/16/2024
Council intends to dispose of surplus lands by way of negotiations/private sale in accordance with By-Law 09-064.
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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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Public Notice - Intent to Pass Town of Kirkland Lake 2024 Budget, as amended
04/10/2024
The Council of The Corporation of the Town of Kirkland Lake provides notice that it intends to adopt the 2024 Operating, Capital and Water & Wastewater Budget (2024 Budget) at a Special Meeting being held on Thursday, April 25, 2024, beginning at 4:40 PM. By-Laws in connection with the 2024 Budget, as amended, will also be presented for passage.
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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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POSTPONED Notice of Public Meeting - Proposed Retail Business Holiday Exemption By-Law
04/03/2024
The Council of The Corporation of the Town of Kirkland Lake will hold a Public Meeting on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at 4:40 PM to receive comments from the business community related to the implementation of a Retail Business Holiday Exemption By-Law.
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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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Notice of Public Meetings
03/19/2024
The Council of The Corporation of the Town of Kirkland Lake will hold three (3) Public Meetings on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at 4:40 PM, consecutively, to receive comments related to the proposed 2024 Town Budget, including Operating, Capital, Water & Wastewater; the proposed 2024 User Fees & Charges (implementation of a new fee or changes/increases to fees); and further increases to Municipal Water and Wastewater Rates.
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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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Municipal Accommodation Tax Registration Opens in Kirkland Lake
12/05/2023
On Tuesday November 21, 2023 Council for the Town of Kirkland Lake adopted the Municipal Accommodation Tax (MAT) which be implemented by businesses effective January 1, 2024.
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Town of Kirkland Lake Announces Retirement of Director of Community Services
11/29/2023
The Corporation of the Town of Kirkland Lake would like to announce the retirement of the Municipality’s Director of Community Services, Bonnie Sackrider.
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Town of Kirkland Lake Launches Strategic Planning Process
11/17/2023
The Town of Kirkland Lake is preparing a new strategic plan that will drive the Town into the future and set forth the direction for the next three years. The Town has obtained Capital Park Consulting for assistance in the development of the new Strategic Plan.
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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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