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Council Agenda July 15, 2014


Township of Selwyn

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Council Chambers
1310 Centre Line
Township of Selwyn

pdf copy of Council Agenda

Opening Prayer

"Most merciful God, we yield Thee our humble and hearty thanks for Thy Fatherly care and preservation of us this day, and for the work which Thou has enabled us to perform.

We pray for your guidance and direction in our deliberations during this meeting so that we may render a service to the Community that we are trying to serve.


Declaration of Pecuniary Interest and the General Nature Thereof

1. Minutes

Minutes - Open Session

  • Motion to adopt the minutes of the Regular Council Meeting of June 24, 2014.
  • Discussion out of the minutes

2. Deputations and/or Invited Persons and/or Public Meetings

(a) 7:05 PM - Bonnie Munch - Ultramar Bridgenorth - Site Plan Concerns

3. Question Period

15 minutes, one question per person at a time, on a rotating basis

4. Municipal Officer's & Staff Reports - Direction

(a) Janice Lavalley, Chief Administrative Officer - 2014 2nd Quarter Work Plan Updates (hard copy provided)

1. Chief Administrative Officer

2. Building and Planning Department

3. Clerk's Department

4. Finance Department

5. Fire Department

6. Library

7. Public Works

8. Parks and Recreation Department

9. Human Resources

(b) R. Lane Vance, Manager of Financial Services/Treasurer - 2nd Quarter Financial Statements

(c) Scott Warren, Facilities Maintenance Coordinator - Tender Results - Centre Line Public Works Garage/Depot

Consent Items

All matters listed under Consent Items are considered to be routine, housekeeping, information or non-controversial in nature and to facilitate Council's consideration can be approved by one motion

5. Municipal Officer's & Staff Reports - Information/Housekeeping/Non-Controversial

(a) Stephen Crough Manager of Public Works - Supply of Winter Sand

(b) Jeannette Thompson, Planner/Economic Development Officer - Community Improvement Plan - Façade Improvement Grants

(c) R. Lane Vance, Manager of Financial Services/Treasurer - STAMP (Selwyn Township Asset Management Plan) Mid-Year Update

(d) Robert Lamarre, Manager of Building and Planning - Kawartha Park Entrance Request

(e) Robert Lamarre, Manager of Building and Planning - Post Office Designation By-law

(f) Robert Lamarre, Manager of Building and Planning - Sign By-law Minor Variance

6. Correspondence for Discussion and/or Decision

(a) Correspondence Report - July 15, 2014

Correspondence for Direction:

That the following items of correspondence be received for information and that staff proceed with the recommended direction therein:

1. Lakefield & District Horticultural Society - Isabel Morris Park Garden Concerns

That the correspondence from the Lakefield & District Horticultural Society regarding the condition of the gardens in Isabel Morris Park be received for information; and that staff send a letter thanking the Society for their work undertaken on July 9th in Isabel Morris Park and advising them that the Township will review the types of plantings and maintenance provisions for these gardens.

Correspondence for Information:

That the following items of correspondence be received for information:

2. Association of Municipalities of Ontario - Ontario Speech from the Throne Delivered Today in the Legislature

3. OGRA - 2014 Throne Speech Affirms Pre-election Commitments

4. ORCA - Dan Marinigh as New CAO

5. Friends of Fraser Wetlands - Proposed Development of Fraser Property, Stony Lake

6. Hospice Peterborough - 2014 Annual Report

7. Kawartha Chamber of Commerce Newsflash - July 9, 2014

8. Ministry of Energy - Energy Consumption Reporting Requirements

9. Ministry of Energy - Municipal Energy Plan Program

10. Trent University - 50th Anniversary Report

11. Municipality of Wawa - Power Dam Payments

12. Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing - Newly Appointed Minister Ted McMeekin

7. Peterborough County Report

(a) Peterborough County Report - July 15, 2014

County Correspondence for Direction:


County Correspondence for Information:


That the following items of correspondence from the County of Peterborough be received for information:

1. Tax Relief for Low Income Seniors and Low Income Persons with Disabilities

2. 2013 Waste Diversion Ontario Datacall and Waste Management Master Plan Annual Update

3. Minutes - Special Meeting - May 28, 2014

4. Minutes - June 4, 2014

5. Minutes - Special Meeting - June 11, 2014

8. Committee Reports

(a) Selwyn Public Library Board Meeting Minutes - May 27, 2014

(b) Selwyn Public Library Board Meeting Minutes - June 22, 2014

(c) Peterborough-Lakefield Police Services Board Minutes - June 10, 2014

(d) Peterborough-Lakefield Police Services Board Minutes - July 8, 2014

(e) Smith Ennismore Police Services Board Minutes - June 23, 2014

  • Request for Endorsement:

    2014-2015 RIDE Grant Program Funding for Ennismore Shamrock Festival Truck & Tractor Pull

9. Petitions

10. Other, New & Unfinished Business

11. By-laws

(a) 2014-053 - a By-law to authorize the Construction of the Public Works Depot Addition

(b) 2014-054 - a By-law to designate the Lakefield Post Office under the Heritage Act

(c) 2014-055 - Confirming By-law