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New Accessible Transit Program

Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 12:00 PM

Loyalist Township is committed to providing Accessible Transit services to areas that are currently being serviced by traditional transit. As in keeping with this mandate, Loyalist Township is partnering with Kingston Area Taxi Commission (KATC) to provide accessible transit services to Amherstview. The details of operation and how to apply are as follows.

Accessible taxi service support is based on:

  • Feedback from residents and visitors over the lack of accessible vehicles for hire made spontaneous...

Amherst Islander II Ferry

Deputy Mayor Provides Update on Amherst Islander II Following AMO

Posted on Friday, August 25, 2023 04:59 PM

Dear residents, 

Loyalist Township is grateful to Minister Mulroney for her time at the2023 AMO Conference in London, Ontario.Loyalist and MTO were able to commit to concrete steps on the way to commissioning the Amherst Islander II, with MTO pledging to assign additional resources to realize this goal, and agreeing to greater communication going forward. A firm in-service date can be anticipated in 2023 as discussions between Loyalist and MTO continue.

I also want to take the time to thank...

Amherst Islander II Ferry

Deputy Mayor Statement Regarding Amherst Islander II

Posted on Monday, August 14, 2023 02:00 PM

Dear residents, 

I want to clearly state that your municipality hears and understands your continued frustration with what appears to be a lack of progress in bringing the Amherst Islander II into service. I can assure residents that Township staff are working diligently to address all remaining issues, many of which are complex and challenging given the necessary involvement of other agencies and partners. 

Council has also been doing its part by lobbying our MPP, as well as the Minister of...

Community Risk Assessment Survey & Public Information Session

Posted on Wednesday, August 09, 2023 08:29 AM

Loyalist Township’s Fire and Emergency Services team have launched a Community Risk Assessment Survey to gather feedback from residents and gauge the community’s knowledge on risk assessment. The survey closes on Friday, August 18, 2023.

Community risk assessments allow fire departments to make informed decisions about the types and levels of fire protection services they will provide based on identified risks. 
Risk is defined as a measure of the probability and consequence of an adverse effect to...

New FoodCycler Pilot Program Coming to Loyalist Township

Posted on Tuesday, August 01, 2023 11:01 AM

Loyalist Township is taking steps towards a greener and more sustainable future with the implementation of the FoodCycler pilot program. An informational presentation about the FoodCycler was brought to the November 2021 Council meeting, and on Monday, June 26, 2023, staff were directed by Council to proceed with a 100 household FoodCycler pilot program.

By utilizing cutting-edge technology, a FoodCycler can transform organic waste into compost amendment.

“This innovative initiative aims to address the...