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Loyalist Township Announces Volunteer Award Nominees & Recipient

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 03:21 PM

Loyalist Township is pleased to celebrate this year’s nominees and the selected recipient of the Bill Lowry Award. The award recognizes a volunteer or volunteer group’s outstanding hours of volunteerism within Loyalist Township and contributions to the effective delivery of programs, services, and events.

This year’s Bill Lowry Award recipient Paul Proderick has been a member of the Loyalist Township Minor Hockey Association (LTMHA) for the past ten years, serving as President the past five and as...

Picture of campfire in firepit with screen cover. Text overlay reads Partial Burn Ban.  Effective April 26

Partial Burn Ban in Effect Beginning April 26

Posted on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 01:41 PM

Due to favourable weather conditions, Loyalist Township Emergency Services will be lifting the total burn ban and be replacing it with a partial burn ban effective Tuesday, April 26.

Under the partial burn ban, campfires are permitted as identified in By-Law 2021-070. 

Before you have a fire, you should read the by-law so you understand all the regulations involved in having a safe and legal fire. Please refer to part 4, section 11 for regulations that are applicable to campfires.

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Watermain and Hydrant Flushing Program

Posted on Monday, April 25, 2022 10:08 AM

The Loyalist Township Utilities Division is beginning its annual watermain and hydrant flushing program. Flushing will commence in the community of Bath and Amherstview on May 2, 2022.  Once Amherstview is completed, crews will move to Odessa, and will continue for the remainder of the season until all areas have been completed. Daily area updates are provided on Twitter.

If during this process your water appears discolored, please run the cold water tap until clear, approximately 10 minutes....

Seasonal Outdoor Water Restrictions

Posted on Monday, April 25, 2022 10:04 AM

Seasonal outdoor water use restrictions are in effect from May 1–September 30 each year. Outdoor water use for watering lawns or gardens, washing vehicles, etc., is restricted according to property address.

Addresses ending in an odd number may use water outdoors on odd-numbered days. Addresses ending in an even number may use water outdoors on even-numbered days.

Residents may request a short-term (14 days) exemption from the outdoor water usage restriction by-law, in the case of new grass sod or...

Pool Closure Update - April 20, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 04:54 PM

On Tuesday, April 19th at a Special Meeting of Council, Loyalist Township Council received a report and presentation from staff on the condition of the 47-year-old pool at the W.J. Henderson Recreation Centre.  The pool has been closed since March 9th initially due to water chemistry issues, however, several underlying infrastructure issues were identified, including cracking of the pool basin.

The cracking of the basin would require substantial investment to repair with no guarantee...