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Council Agenda August 11 2020


Township of Selwyn

Regular Council Meeting

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 – 6:00 PM

Council Chambers
1310 Centre Line
Township of Selwyn 

Electronic Participation by Council and Staff

pdf copy of Council Agenda

Moment of Silent Reflection

Please stand for a moment of silence, so that Council, staff and members of the public can quietly reflect on our duty to the community that we are trying to serve.

Notification to Members of the Public

Members of the public, staff, presenters and members of Council please be advised that meetings are broadcast and recorded and made available on the internet.

Declaration of Pecuniary Interest and the General Nature Thereof

1. Minutes

(a)  Minutes – Open Session

  • Motion to adopt the minutes of the regular Council July 14, 2020, the Council meeting of July 14, 2020 to deal with Closed Items and the Special Council meeting of July 14, 2020.
  • Discussion out of the minutes

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

(a)    6:00 PM – Staff Recognition – Meaghan Larocque

(b)    6:05 PM – Anne-Marie Kee, Head of Lakefield College School – School Update

(c)     6:20 PM – Jo Hayward-Haines - Selwyn as an Eco-City

(d)    6:30 PM - Public Meetings –  Zoning By-law Amendment 

  1. Caitlin Robinson, Acting Planner - Zoning By-law Amendment – 1036 Emerald Isle Road, Ennismore Ward 
  • Attachment – Zoning By-law Amendment and Schedule

3. Question Period

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

4. Municipal Officer’s & Staff Reports - Direction

(a)    None

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)    R. Lane Vance, Manager of Finance/Treasurer – 2021 Budget Timeline

  • Attachment – Budget Timeline Summary

(b)    Angela Chittick, Manager of Community & Corporate Services/Clerk – Procedure By-law Amendment

  • Attachment - Amending Procedure By-law - Electronic Participation

6. Correspondence for Discussion and/or Decision

(a)    Correspondence Report – August 11, 2020

Correspondence for Direction:

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

  1. Lakefield Cooperative Nursery School


That the correspondence from the Lakefield Cooperative Nursery School regarding support for additional funding be received for information; and that the Township of Selwyn express its support to the Province on behalf of Lakefield Cooperative Nursery School for additional funding to assist with mandated additional expenses.

Correspondence for Information

That the following items of correspondence be received for information:

  1. Association of Municipalities Ontario – Policy Updates:
  • Provincial Emergency Orders and Rural Economic Development
  • Submissions to Standing Committee and New Long-Term Care Bed Funding
  • Stage 3 Orders / Re-openings and Long-Term Care Commission Launch
  1. Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing – Provincial Emergency Order Update
  2. Ministry of Transportation - CT Grant Program Extension Update
  3. Ministry of the Solicitor General Re: Proclamation of the Reopening Ontario
  4. Office of the Premier - New Funding for Priority Programs in Ontario
  5. Ontario Special Investigations Unit – 2019 Annual Report
  6. Ontario Provincial Police 2020-2022 Strategic Plan booklet
  7. Kawartha Chamber of Commerce NewsFlash! July 14, July 28 and August 4, 2020

10. Peterborough & the Kawartha’s Economic Development - Economic Recovery Task Force Media Release

11. Federation of Ontario Cottagers Association – Elert July 2020

12. Email Received Re: Abbeyfield  - Model, Proposal and Request

13. Fleming College Re: New website for job seekers and employers

14. City of Oshawa Re: COVID 19 Funding

15. Town of Mono Re: Comprehensive Diversity Training Program

16. Town of Amherstburg RE: Canada Infrastructure Program Grant and Long Term Care Home Improvements

17. Municipality of Chatham-Kent and Owen Sound Re: Emancipation Day

18. Municipality of Grey Highlands Re: Support of Universal Basic Income

19. The Municipality of McDougall Re: Northern Ontario OPP Detachments

20. Township of Perth South Re: Farm Property Class Tax Rate Program

21. Township of South Glengarry Re: Funding for Long Term Care Homes

22. Lakefield Farmers Market - Media Release and photo July 16, 2020

23. Lang Pioneer Village 2020 Rack Card

24. Selwyn Library - August eNewsletter

25. Thank you – Quilts for Cancer

26. Thank you – Christ Church Community Museum

27. Thank you – Community Care Lakefield

7. Peterborough County Report

(a)    Peterborough County Report – August 11, 2020

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

  1. Transition of Blue Box to Full Producer Responsibility


That the correspondence from the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) regarding the transition of the Blue Box program to full producer responsibility be received for information; and that the Township of Selwyn supports language to be included in the regulation that ensures municipalities under 5,000 continue to receive Blue Box servicing as well as schools and public spaces; and

Further that this resolution be forwarded to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks and copied to MPP Dave Smith.

County Correspondence for Information


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

  1. Transportation Master Plan Update
  2. Technical Advisory Committee Meeting minutes of February 13, March 12, May 7, June 18, 2020 and Proposed Natural Core Area Designation – Norwood map 

8. Committee Reports

(a)     Peterborough Police Services Board - Minutes - July 7, 2020.

(b)    Economic Development & Business Committee – Minutes - June 22, 2020

9. Petitions

10. Council Portfolio Updates

Council to provide brief verbal update related to the following portfolios where necessary:

  • Community Services, Transportation and Housing – Councillor Donna Ballantyne
  • Economic Development, Business Retention and Attraction, Planning and Building Client Services – Deputy Mayor Sherry Senis
  • Public Works and Recreation – Councillor Gerry Herron
  • Sustainability, Culture and Senior Services – Councillor Anita Locke 
  • Governance and Inter-Governmental Relations – Mayor Andy Mitchell

11. Other, New & Unfinished Business

(a)  Civilian Rescue – Acknowledgement 

(b)  Multi-Media Marketing Campaign - Update 

(c)  Facility Re-openings - Update

12. By-laws

(a)    2020-048 Zoning By-law Amendment – Young – C-06-20

(b)    2020-049 Amendment to Procedural By-law - Electronic Participation

(c)    2020-050 Confirming