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July 2022 Council Meetings

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2022 11:20 AM

JULY COUNCIL MEETINGS

Meeting Date
 and Time

Meeting Type and Purpose

 

July 20, 2022

at 9:00 a.m.

 

Special (Closed Session) Council Meeting:

Sioux Lookout Hydro Annual Shareholder’s Meeting

July 20, 2022

at 5:30 p.m.

 

Regular Council Meeting

To deal with the routine business of the Municipality

 

All meetings will be held in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Office,

25 Fifth Avenue and are open to the public, unless otherwise specified,...

Hub Transit Logo

Hub Transit Sees Change in Operator

Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 03:32 PM

Sioux Lookout, ON – A pending change in operator for the Sioux Lookout “Hub Transit” program will see no immediate changes to services for riders. The Municipality of Sioux Lookout will assume operations of the local transit service effective July 4, 2022.

“Hub Transit” as it has become known in recent years (formerly Sioux Lookout Handi-Transit), has been operated by a dedicated volunteer Board of Directors for many years. Over the last five years, the Board has effectively expanded the program...

Wellington Detour Map for Roundabout

Summer Traffic Disruptions on Highway 72/Wellington Street

Posted on Monday, June 27, 2022 08:35 AM

We are rebuilding part of Wellington Street this summer! That means there will be some disruption in traffic flow.
 
The Wellington Street Roundabout project start date has been further delayed until Monday, July 11th due to delays in material deliveries and signage production. No issues with water levels are expected at this point.
 
Also note that, to address safety concerns with high pedestrian volumes, the MTO will be starting work on a set of lights and a pedestrian crosswalk...

Flood Clean-up Efforts Begin - sandbags

Flood Clean-up Efforts Begin

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 10:48 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – The Municipality of Sioux Lookout is preparing for some major clean-up efforts as the spring flood waters continue to recede.

Municipal Clerk, Brian P. MacKinnon, says, “there is a lot of work to be done around Sioux Lookout. A number of Municipal properties have been covered in debris, much like our waterfront businesses and residents.” MacKinnon adds, “We are taking several steps to work with the community to minimize the costs of cleaning up the debris.”

One of these steps...

Cemetery Clean Up Notice

Notice to Cemetery Interment Rights Holders - Seasonal Grounds Clean-Up

Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 04:16 PM

The Municipality of Sioux Lookout will be undertaking its routine, seasonal clean-up of decorative items left at gravesites over the past season that have now become unsightly and/or cause an obstruction to grounds maintenance at the three Municipally-operated cemeteries, namely: Hillcrest, Sacred Heart, and Northway.

Commencing June 15, 2022 and ending at the end of the day July 3, 2022, we ask all Interment Rights Holders to please remove Christmas wreaths, artificial flowers, solar lights, keepsakes,...

Register for Candidate Information Session

Register for Candidate Information Session Now

Posted on Monday, June 13, 2022 04:25 PM

Anyone considering running for Mayor, Council, or School Board Trustee in the October municipal election needs to learn about what is involved and what is required to become a candidate. You are invited to a Candidate Information Session on Tuesday, July 12th, at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers. Ellen Baudry from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing will be attending virtually to give you important information and answer your questions.

Pre-registration is required, and a minimum of ten participants...

Simply Voting

Electronic Voting in Municipal Election

Posted on Thursday, June 09, 2022 04:27 PM

The Municipality of Sioux Lookout will once again be utilizing telephone and internet voting for the 2022 Municipal Election.

If you're unfamiliar with how the process works, please watch this brief overview of the system.

https://youtu.be/c8AZAvFHXbc

Still...

Update on Flood Designation

Update on Flooding in Sioux Lookout - June 8 2022

Posted on Wednesday, June 08, 2022 04:52 PM

Sioux Lookout, ON – As our community continues to contend with and begin the early stages of recovery from historic flooding, the Municipality’s administrative and political leaders have, on an ongoing and assertive manner, continued their efforts to have Sioux Lookout deemed a “flood area” by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH). 

“In conversations with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing today, the Ministry advised that a decision on the “flood area” designation...

May Council Brief

Council Brief for May 18 2022 Meeting

Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2022 03:57 PM

The following is a summary of the proceedings of the Statutory Public Meeting and Regular Council Meeting held on Wednesday, May 18, 2022:
Statutory Public Meeting:

  • Council received the Planning Report respecting Zoning By-law Amendment No. Z03-2022 and authorized the passing of By-law No. 28-22, Being a By-law to Amend By-law No. 85-18, Being a Comprehensive Zoning By-law for The Corporation of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout, as amended (IFNA – 49 York Street). Council passed this By-law at the...

Indigenous Peoples Month Proclamation

Indigenous Peoples Month Proclamation

Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 03:34 PM

Proclamation

Indigenous Peoples Month

June 2022

WHEREAS: In co-operation with Indigenous organizations, Canada’s Governor General proclaimed June 21 the first National Aboriginal Day in 1996; and
WHEREAS: In co-operation with Indigenous organizations, the Canadian government declared June National Aboriginal History Month on June 4, 2009; and
WHEREAS: National Indigenous Peoples Month provides an opportunity to acknowledge the unique achievements of First Nations, Métis and Inuit in fields as diverse...