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Amherst Island Flood-Damaged Road Repairs Public Information Webinar

Posted on Thursday, February 17, 2022 01:23 PM

Loyalist Township plans to move forward with repairing flood-damaged roads on Amherst Island. Building on public feedback from 2020 and 2021 most of the technical details of the design have been prepared and are available for review on the project webpage. The infrastructure to be improved through this project include portions of Front Rd., Second Concession Rd., Third Concession Rd., and South Shore Rd. 

A virtual public information session has been planned for Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at 6...

Community Building Fund Helps Township Upgrade Recreation Facilities

Posted on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 12:24 PM

Loyalist Township Mayor Ric Bresee announced that the municipality is receiving a $243,100 grant from the Government of Ontario’s Community Building Fund – Capital stream. The Community Building Fund – Capital stream provides support for non-profits, Indigenous communities and municipalities in the community sport and recreation sectors, helping them recover from the impacts of COVID-19. This grant, delivered by the Ontario Trillium Foundation between April 2022 - March 2023, will allow 

Water Safety Statement Issued for Inland Lakes and Streams

Posted on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 09:50 AM

Cataraqui Conservation has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement today due to a strong storm system that is forecast to bring above zero temperatures and rainfall to the region Wednesday, Feb. 16 and Thursday, Feb. 17.

Weather Situation:

Rain is predicted to begin late in the day Feb. 16 and continue through Feb. 17. Forecasted rainfall totals are uncertain, ranging from 30 – 50 mm+. The air temperature is also expected to rise above zero Feb. 16 and fall back below zero by the end of the day Feb....

Building permit numbers in Loyalist Township reach record highs in 2021

Posted on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 08:44 AM

On February 14th, Loyalist Township staff presented a report to Council documenting building permit activity in the Township in 2021. The report highlights record levels of building activity within the Township.

According to the report, the cumulative total number of permits issued in 2021 was 462. This figure is a 30% increase over 2020 activity, and a 25% increase above the long-term average.

“I’m very proud of the work done not only by our Building Division in 2021 but also by our Planning...

Loyalist Set to Receive Funding to Help Modernize Services

Posted on Tuesday, February 08, 2022 01:12 PM

The Ontario Government has announced new funding being delivered through the Municipal Modernization Program, to support small and rural municipalities in delivering services for locals and businesses in more efficient manners.  

The Municipal Modernization Program is providing over $28 million to help 322 small and rural municipalities to aid in their innovation and modernization projects. 

Loyalist Township is set to receive funding from the program for the following projects: