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Municipality Moving to "Red - Control" Zone - What You Need to Know

Posted on Friday, March 12, 2021 09:00 AM

March 12, 2021

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The Municipality of Sioux Lookout Responds to Move to Red Zone in Northwestern Health Unit Catchment Area

Sioux Lookout, ON – As the Province of Ontario moves our region to the “Red – Control” Zone on Monday, March 15, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., for a minimum two-week period (or at least until March 29th), the Municipality of Sioux Lookout is following the guidance provided by the Northwestern Health Unit on what measures need to be taken for everyone’s...

NWHU Notice - COVID-19 Variants of Concern Found in the Area

Posted on Friday, March 12, 2021 07:15 AM

The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) has released information about positive tests for COVID-19 variants of concern in the region.

All positive COVID-19 tests are currently screened for variants of concern, such as the UK variant.

The NWHU's Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kit Young Hoon, emphasizes the need for individuals and their household members to self-isolate immediately when someone has a symptom of COVID-19. Variants of concern can spread incredibly fast.

A PDF of the full NWHU Media Release...

Council Brief - February 17th Regular Council Meeting

Posted on Friday, February 26, 2021 09:30 AM

Council Brief

The following is a summary of the proceedings of the Statutory Public Meeting and the Regular Council Meeting held February 17, 2021:

  • At the Statutory Public Meeting: Council received Planning Report No. 2021-23 respecting Zoning By-law Amendment Application No. Z01-2021 (673 & 675 Drayton Road). Council passed By-law No. 11-21, Being a By-law to Amend the Municipality of Sioux Lookout Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 85-18, as amended at the Regular Council Meeting.
  • Council received...

Shooting Hoops is Now Open for Bookings in the Gym

Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2021 08:00 AM

Shooting Hoops Now Open for Bookings in the Gym

Shooting Hoops

Rules

  • Open to Ages 10 and up. 
  • One Person allowed in the gym shooting at once.  The ONLY exception to this is that two people can participate together provided they reside in the same household.  Only one basket will be used (Front Desk Staff will designate).
  • It is strongly encouraged for participants to bring their own ball. Face masks may be removed ONLY when on the court.  Users are expected to wear a face mask in all other instances.  Hand sanitizer will be...

Water and Sewer Rates Set to Increase March 1, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 02:45 AM

February 26, 2021

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Water and Sewer Rates Set to Increase March 1, 2021- UPDATED

Sioux Lookout, ON – Residents connected to the Municipal drinking water and sanitary sewer systems in Sioux Lookout will see their water and sewer rates increase on Monday, March 1st. This marks the first rate increase since 2015.

“The new water and sewer rates were approved by Council in February 2020, but with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, Council decided to them put on...

Phone Number Change For Animal Control, Adoption, and Licensing

Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2021 04:45 AM

ANIMAL CONTROL PHONE NUMBER CHANGE

The old phone line at the dog pound (737-4428) has been disconnected. All calls regarding animal control, adoption, licensing, and by-law enforcement should now be directed to the Animal Control Officer’s cell phone – 738-0462.

Please update any saved contacts you have with the old, out of service phone number.

For further information, please contact:
Rob Smetana, By-law Enforcement & Animal Control Officer
Phone: 738-0462
Email: [email protected].

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Winter Council Meeting Schedule - Updated

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2021 08:00 AM

Please be advised that due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, the Municipality of Sioux Lookout will be holding the following meetings electronically:

Meeting Date and Time

Meeting Type and Purpose

February 17, 2021, 5:30 p.m.

 

Statutory Public Meetings:

  • To consider Zoning By-law Amendment No. Z01-2021
  • To consider Official Plan Amendment OP01-2021 and Zoning By-law Amendment No. Z02-2021
  • To consider Official Plan Amendment OP02-2021 and Zoning By-law Amendment No. Z03-2021

 

Regular Council...

Council Brief - January 20, 2021

Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:00 AM

The following is a summary of the proceedings of the Regular Council Meeting held January 20, 2021: 

  • Council received the Planning Report respecting the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal decision issued for Zoning By-law Amendment No. Z05-2018; and directed the Mayor and Clerk to sign By-law No. 12-19, Being a By-law to Amend the Municipality of Sioux Lookout Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 85-18, as amended – Rockshore Holdings Inc., 124 Queen Street, Lot 301, Plan 220, Parcel 8285, pursuant to...

Municipality Offers Residents New Ways To Connect

Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2021 03:00 AM

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Municipality of Sioux Lookout Offers Residents New Ways to Connect 

Sioux Lookout, ON – With current COVID measures in Ontario restricting access to the Municipal Office, and staff working remotely where possible, residents of Sioux Lookout need an easy way to report problems and ask questions.

“Our doors are locked and phone calls are going directly to voice mail right now,” said Municipal Chief Administrative Officer, Michelle Larose. She adds, “We have been very...

Notice of Public Hearing - Minor Variance 21.5 York Street

Posted on Monday, January 04, 2021 03:00 AM

Notice of Public Hearing - Minor Variance 21.5 York Street

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