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Council Agenda May 27, 2014


Tuesday, May 27, 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 May 13, 2014.
  • Discussion out of the minutes

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

(a)     7:05 PM -  Ann Jakins, Proposed Amendment to Animal Control By-law to Allow Back Yard Chickens

3.              Question Period

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

4.              Municipal Officer's & Staff Reports - Direction

(a)    Stephen Crough, Manager of Public Works - Mattress and Box Spring Recycling Program

(b)    Janice Lavalley, Chief Administrative Officer - Acquisition of Property  -  Addition to Robert E. Young  Recreation Complex, Ennismore

(c)     R. Lane Vance, Manager of Financial Services/Treasurer - Woodland Acres Water and Sewer Budget

(d)    R. Lane Vance, Manager of Financial Services/Treasurer - Corporate Energy Management Plan - Overview and Update

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)    Kim Berry, Human Resources Coordinator - Organizational Policy Update

(b)    R. Lane Vance, Manager of Financial Services/ Treasurer - Tax Rates Approval and Comparisons

6.          Correspondence for Discussion and/or Decision

(a)    Correspondence Report - May 27, 2014

Correspondence for Direction:

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

1.     Ontario Good Roads Association - Minimum Maintenance Standards Litigation Fund - Refund

That the correspondence from the Ontario Good Roads Association regarding the Minimum Maintenance Standards Litigation Fund be received for information; and based on the decision of the Superior Court of Justice to have the Minimum Maintenance Standards declared null and void that the Township request their portion be refunded. 

Correspondence for Information:

That the following items of correspondence be received for information:

2.     Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration - Senior Achievement Award

3.     The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario - Council Award

4.     Canada Post - Saturday Closure & Realignment of Hours - Young's Point Post Office

5.     East Kawartha Chamber of Commerce - News Flash - May 14, 2014

6.     Kms for Care - Thank You

7.     Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario - Thank You

8.     Quilts for Cancer - Thank You

9.     Kawartha Lakes Stewards Association - Thank You

10. Christ Church Community Museum - Thank You

11. PCCHU Board of Health Meeting - May 14, 2014

7.          Peterborough County Report

(a)    Peterborough County Report - May 27, 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.     96th Annual Peterborough County Plowing Match - September 27, 2014

2.     Minutes - May 7, 2014

8.          Committee Reports

(a)    Peterborough-Lakefield Police Services Board Minutes - April 10, 2014

(b)    Adhoc Economic Development Committee Meeting - May 1, 2014

9.              Petitions


10.          Other, New & Unfinished Business

(a)  Schedule Regular Council Meeting - June 3, 2014 - 7:00 p.m.

11.          By-laws

(a)     2014-042 - Tax Rate By-law and Schedule

(b)     2014-043 - Crough Property Purchase

(c)     2014-044 - Confirming By-law