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Council Agenda August 7 2018

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Township of Selwyn

Regular Council Meeting
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 – 6:00 PM

Council Chambers
1310 Centre Line
Township of Selwyn

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 meeting of July 10, 2018
  • Discussion out of the minutes

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

(a) 6:00 PM – Police Chief Scott Gilbert, Peterborough Police Services - Introduction

(b) 6:15 PM – Will Brick and Kevin Duguay – Listowel Line Severance and attachment.

i) Jeannette Thompson, Planner - Consent to Sever File No. 129-17A –792 Listowel Line (Ennismore Ward)

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 – 2018 Departmental Work Plans - 2nd Quarter Update (hard copy provided)

1. Chief Administrative Officer

2. Building and Planning Department

3. Clerk’s Department

4. Finance Department

5. Fire Department

6. Human Resources

7. Library

8. Parks and Recreation

9. Public Works

(b) R. Lane Vance, Manager of Finance/Treasurer – Financial Statement Review – 2018 Q2

(c) Janice Lavalley, Chief Administrative Officer - Elimination of the One-Third Tax Free Exemption for Municipal Officials

(d) Janice Lavalley, Chief Administrative Officer – Code of Conduct

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) Robert Lamarre, Manager of Building and Planning – Renewable Energy Contract Cancellations

(b) Janice Lavalley, Chief Administrative Officer – Management Letter

(c) Angela Chittick, Manager of Community & Corporate Services/Clerk - Various By-laws

6. Correspondence for Discussion and/or Decision

(a) Correspondence Report – August 7, 2018

Correspondence for Direction:

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

None.

Correspondence for Information:

Recommendation:

That the following items of correspondence be received for information:

1. Association of Municipalities of Ontario - Ontario Government’s Speech from the Throne

2. Association of Municipalities of Ontario - Ford Government Announces Legislation impacting Municipal Governments and Changes to Cannabis Implementation

3. New Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing – Steve Clark

4. City of Peterborough - Hydro One to Acquire Assets of Peterborough Distribution Inc. from the City of Peterborough

5. Independent Electricity System Operator – Energy Consumption by Ontario Municipalities

6. Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing - Ontario's Government for the People Announces Reforms to Deliver Better Local Government

7. Ombudsman Ontario – 2017-2018 Annual Report

8. Peterborough Family Health Team – 2017-2018 Annual Report

9. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario – 2019 Council Award

10. Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – Newsflash – July 24th, 2018 & August/September Newsletter

11. Township of Howick – Care and Maintenance Trust Funds for Cemeteries

12. Township of North Stormont – Green Energy Act

13. Various Townships – Hockey Season Re-alignment

14. United Way – Thank You

7. Peterborough County Report

(a) Peterborough County Report – August 7, 2018

County Correspondence for Direction:

None.

County Correspondence for Information:

Recommendation:

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

1. Reserve Fund Borrowing to permit the acceleration of James A. Gifford Causeway Widening Project

2. James A. Gifford Causeway Widening Project

3. Sign By-law Working Committee – Draft Terms of Reference

4. Active files – Plans of Subdivision/Condominium

5. Proposal No. P-07-2018 – Class EA & Design of County Road 20

6. Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development – President’s Report

7. Minutes – June 27, 2018

8. Minutes – July 25, 2018

8. Committee Reports

(a) Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee – Minutes June 28, 2018

9. Petitions

10. Other, New & Unfinished Business

(a) Notice of Motion – Septic Re-inspection Public Comments

Moved by: Councillor Ballantyne
Seconded by: Councillor Herron

Whereas there has been considerable public concern over our proposal for a Septic Re-inspection program, let it be resolved that staff compile all comments made between the periods of Aug. 2nd to Sept.4th., 2018, and include any written comments made outside this timeframe as well, as Council needs this information in order to make an informed decision; and further let it be resolved that no further action be taken on this initiative until Council has had an opportunity to review all of the public input.

 

11. By-laws

(a) 2018 – 054 – Authorizing By-law – MOU – Waste Connections of Canada – Curbside Waste Collection

(b) 2018 – 055 – By-law to Adopt a Code of Conduct

(c) 2018-056 - Confirming By-law

Adjournment

(a)          Notice of Motion – Septic Re-inspection Public Comments

 

Moved by: Councillor Ballantyne

Seconded by: Councillor Herron

Whereas there has been considerable public concern over our proposal for a Septic Re-inspection program, let it be resolved that staff compile all comments made between the periods of Aug. 2nd to Sept.4th., 2018, and include any written comments made outside this timeframe as well, as Council needs this information in order to make an informed decision; and further let it be resolved that no further action be taken on this initiative until Council has had an opportunity to review all of the public input.