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Municipal Response to Omicron Variant

Posted on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 04:15 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – As the Province of Ontario updates its COVID-19 legislation in the face of surging Omicron variant cases, the Municipality of Sioux Lookout has taken steps to keep in compliance.

This means, as of 12:01 a.m. Sunday, December 19, 2021, a return to 50% capacity limits in a number of indoor public settings, including:

  • Non-spectator areas of facilities used for sports and recreational fitness activities (i.e.: gyms)
  • Indoor recreational amenities

These limits currently do not apply...

Light Up Sioux Lookout Winners

Posted on Monday, December 20, 2021 05:15 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – The Christmas spirit is alive and well in Sioux Lookout! The results are in for the Light Up Sioux Lookout Christmas decorating contest.

In first place was Bill and Donna Makahnouk on Drayton Road.
Second place went to Dale Oakley on Forth Street in Hudson.
Rounding out the top three was Cec Oakley on Bernier Crescent in Hudson.

Judging was done by Councillors and staff during the week of December 12th. Criteria included creativity, arrangement, special effects, overall appearance,...

Holiday Office Closures

Posted on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 08:45 AM

Please note the following Municipal Department closures over the holiday season. The closures are reflective of changes in regularly scheduled hours. Departments that would normally be closed on weekends will remain closed on weekends during this period.

Please note: These dates and times are subject to change, based on the evolving public health guidelines with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic. Changes and updates will be communicated through the Municipality’s website (www.siouxlookout.ca) and social...

December Boards, Committees, and Commission Meetings

Posted on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 03:15 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

Thursday, December 9, 2021
at 5:00 p.m.

The Environment Committee Meeting

Contact:  Jody Brinkman at [email protected]   

Tuesday, December 14, 2021at 5:00 p.m.


CANCELLED – Application pulled by Applicant

The Committee of Adjustment Meeting
Notice of...

Recycling Reminders

Posted on Monday, December 13, 2021 08:30 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – The Municipality of Sioux Lookout has been receiving an increase in the number of comments and complaints about recycling pickup in recent weeks.

The rules for what items can be put in your Blue Box, the containers B&M Delivery will accept recyclable items in, and how cardboard is bundled for pickup have not changed, but are being more strictly enforced.

One major issue lately has been glass in the recycle bins. Glass is not collected for recycling in Sioux Lookout. If glass...

Council Meeting Dates [Updated]

Posted on Friday, December 10, 2021 05:15 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 Purpose

 

December 13, 2021

at 5:30 p.m.

 

 

*** CANCELLED ***

Special Council Meeting

re: Budget

(Will be rescheduled for January 2022)

 

 

December 13, 2021

At 5:30 p.m.

 

 

Special Council Meeting (Closed Session)

Subject matter relating to personal matters about an...

Council Seeks Community Volunteers

Posted on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 03:15 AM

Council is seeking additional community volunteers to serve on the Sioux Lookout Public Library Board. There are presently two vacancies on this Board.

If you are interested in serving on the Sioux Lookout Public Library Board, please complete an Application Form which you can obtain from the Municipal website: http://www.siouxlookout.ca/en/your-local-government/boards-and-committees.asp, or you may pick-up a copy at the Municipal Office, 25 Fifth Avenue, Customer Service Desk.

For further information...

November 17, 2021 Council Brief

Posted on Monday, November 22, 2021 07:00 AM

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

  • At the Statutory Public Meeting Council received the Planning Report Respecting Zoning By-law No. Z11-2021 (94 King St). Council passed By-law No. 105-21, to amend By-law No. 85-18, Being a Comprehensive Zoning By-law at its Regular Council Meeting.
  • At the Statutory Public Meeting Council received the Planning Report Respecting the Official Plan Amendment No. OP06-2021...

Update on Childcare Transfer in Sioux Lookout

Posted on Tuesday, November 09, 2021 07:30 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – The Municipality of Sioux Lookout wishes to update the public on the transfer of Municipal childcare services, as provided through the Biidaaban and Sioux Mountain childcare centres, to the Kenora District Services Board (“KDSB”).

As announced on September 17, 2021, the Municipality informed the public that it had entered into a “Transfer Agreement” with the KDSB wherein the KDSB would assume responsibility for the two Municipally-run Child Care centres on January 1, 2022.

November Boards, Committees, and Commission Meetings

Posted on Wednesday, November 03, 2021 11:00 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 Contact

Thursday, November 4, 2021
at 5:00 p.m.

The Environment Committee Meeting

Contact:  Jody Brinkman at [email protected]   

Monday, November 22, 2021
at 5:00 p.m.

 

The Municipal Committee on

Truth & Reconciliation Meeting

Contact: Tiffany Thompson at [email protected]