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Proclamation - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 06:45 AM

Proclamation
         National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
         Thursday, September 30, 2021

 

WHEREAS

The Government of Canada is committed to reconciliation and ensuring that the tragic history and ongoing legacy of residential schools is never forgotten; and

 

 

WHEREAS

The Municipality of Sioux Lookout remains committed to acknowledging the tragic and painful history and legacy of residential...

Council Brief - September 15, 2021 Regular Council Meeting

Posted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 06:45 AM

Council Brief

The following is a summary of the proceedings of the Public Hearing, and the Regular Council Meeting held September 15, 2021:

  • At the Public Hearing Council received the Road Allowance Closure and Sale Application report for the shoreline road allowance adjacent to Ms. Samantha Styles’ property at 527 Moosehorn Road, Sioux Lookout.
  • At the Regular Council Meeting Council passed By-law No. 90-21, Being a By-law to permanently Close, Declare Surplus and Authorize the Sale of a Highway of...

Rail Safety Week Proclamation

Posted on Monday, September 20, 2021 01:00 AM

Proclamation
Public - Rail Safety Week
September 20 to September 26, 2021

WHEREAS Public - Rail Safety Week is to be held across Canada from September 20 to September 26, 2021; and

WHEREAS it is in the public's interest to raise citizens' awareness of the dangers of ignoring safety warnings at level crossing and trespassing on rail property to reduce avoidable deaths, injuries, and damage caused by incidents involving trains and citizens; and 

WHEREAS Operation Lifesaver is a public/private...

Municipal Child Care Service Operations Transferring to KDSB

Posted on Friday, September 17, 2021 03:00 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – The Municipality of Sioux Lookout has entered into an agreement with the Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) wherein the KDSB will assume responsibility for the two Municipally-run Child Care centres, namely, Biidaaban and Sioux Mountain, effective January 1, 2022.

“Our community is the last in the region to transfer Municipally-run child care services from the Municipality to the Kenora District Services Board,” explained Mayor Doug Lawrance, adding, “this was a difficult...

September Council Meetings

Posted on Friday, September 10, 2021 11:30 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

 

September 15, 2021

at 5:30 p.m.

 

 

Public Hearing

To Consider Proposed Shoreline Road Allowance

Closing and Sale

 

September 15, 2021

at 5:30 p.m.

 

 

Public Meeting

To Consider Proposed Updates to the Community

Improvement Plan

 

September 15, 2021

at 5:30 p.m.

Notice of CANCELLED Public Meeting - Revised Community Improvement Plan

Posted on Friday, September 10, 2021 09:45 AM

PLEASE NOTE: The following Public Meeting has been CANCELLED as of Friday, September 10, 2021.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
REVISED COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PLAN
MUNICIPALITY OF SIOUX LOOKOUT 

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Municipality of Sioux Lookout is proposing to amend the Community Improvement Plan (approved April 2013) pursuant to Section 28 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter p. 13, as amended.

The Community Improvement Plan establishes a program for municipal financial incentives to encourage the...

Boards, Committees, and Commission Meetings - September 2021

Posted on Tuesday, September 07, 2021 04:15 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 Contact

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
at 10:30 a.m.

 

The Municipal Committee on

Truth & Reconciliation Meeting

Contact: Tiffany Thompson at [email protected]

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

at 5:00 p.m.


The Committee of Adjustment Meeting

Notice of Public Hearing Application

for Consent and Easement...

Council Briefs - August 2021

Posted on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 04:45 AM

Council Brief

The following is a summary of the proceedings of the Statutory Public Meeting, Public Hearing, and the Regular Council Meeting held August 18, 2021:

Statutory Public Meeting:

  • Council received the Planning Report Respecting Zoning By-law Amendment (Temporary Use By-law) No. Z07-2021. Council passed By-law No. 77-21, Being a By-law to amend The Corporation of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout’s Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 85-18, as amended, to permit a temporary school (classroom)...

SURVEY: 2021 Ward Boundary Review

Posted on Thursday, August 26, 2021 11:00 AM

Introduction and Background:

The Council of The Corporation of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout has directed the Municipal Clerk to undertake a Ward Boundary Review ahead of the 2022 Municipal General Election. The purpose of this review is to obtain input on whether or not the citizens of the Municipality wish to retain the Hudson Ward (Ward 1).

Following Commissioner Grey’s Restructuring Order in 1999, the former Town of Sioux Lookout was expanded to include areas East (to Alcona), West (to, and...

Caution Urged at Municipal Boat Launches

Posted on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 08:45 AM

Water levels on area lakes are near or below historic lows. That means new and unexpected hazards for boaters at local boat launches and on the open water.

Due to low water levels, the Municipality of Sioux Lookout urges all boaters to be extra cautious when launching from and approaching municipal boat launches. Underwater obstructions may now be shallow enough to cause damage to hulls or motors if you’re not careful.

Recreation and Culture Department staff are monitoring the situation and posting...