The Township of West Lincoln has given its residents some breathing room for tax and fee payments during the COVID-19 pandemic.
West Lincoln’s councillors passed this by-law along with a second at a special meeting last Tuesday.
The first by-law temporarily waives late fees, penalties, and fees and charges. It also implemented a business continuity plan to assist staff to continue to provide essential services to the community.
The following apply until May 31:
However, pre-authorized payments (PAP) for both property taxes and water will continue to be processed on their regular schedule unless residents contact the Township office by the following dates to cancel:
The second bylaw allows for social distancing in the government by permiting councillors to participate in council and standing committee meetings electronically.