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Council Agenda February 13 2018


Township of Selwyn

Regular Council Meeting
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 – 5:00 PM

Council Chambers
1310 Centre Line
Township of Selwyn

pdf copy of Council Agenda

5:00 PM – Regular Council Meeting Begins

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 January 30, 2018
  • Discussion out of the minutes

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

(a) 5:05 PM – MPP Jeff Leal – Annual Update

(b) 5:20 PM – Peterborough Police Service - Update

(c) 5:30 PM – Public Meeting – Zoning By-law Amendment

i) Jeannette Thompson, Planner - Rezoning, C-01-18 Glover – 7 Stanley Street, Lakefield

3. Question Period

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

4. Municipal Officer’s & Staff Reports - Direction

(a) R. Lane Vance, Manager of Finance/Treasurer – Final Adoption of the Budget with PSAB Compliance

(b) Janice Lavalley, Chief Administrative Officer – Community Transportation Grant

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) Mike Richardson, Manager of Recreation Services – Ennismore Waterfront Park – Barn Removal

(b) R. Lane Vance, Manager of Finance/Treasurer – Watermain CML Project

  • Attachment 1 - Map

(c) Kim Berry, Human Resources Coordinator – Fire Prevention Officer Appointment

6. Correspondence for Discussion and/or Decision

(a) Correspondence Report – February 13, 2018

Correspondence for Direction:

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

Correspondence for Information:


That the following items of correspondence be received for information:

1. AMO Alert – Fire-Medic Pilot (note Council passed a Resolution Jan. 30.18)

2. ORCA – 2017 Risk Management Officer (RMO) Annual Report

3. Trent Conservation Coalition Minutes – October 17, 2014 and September 27, 2017

4. Kawartha Chamber of Commerce Newsletters – January  and February/March

5. Township of Norwich – Ontario Building Code Amendments

7. Peterborough County Report

(a) Peterborough County Report – February 13, 2018

County Correspondence for Direction:

1. Biogas Project – PurEnergy

That the Township of Selwyn provide a letter of support to PurEnergy Inc. related to their Kawartha Biogas initiative planned for development in the Township of Havelock-Belmont-Methuen given the initiative’s innovative approach to diverting organics from landfills and the creation of environmentally sustainable employment opportunities for our region.

County Correspondence for Information:


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

2. Development Charges Indexing

3. Peterborough Kawarthas Economic Development – 2017 Q4 Report

4. County Road 18 – Causeway Connection (Bridgenorth By-pass) – Notice of Study Completion

5. James A. Gifford Causeway Widening Update

6. Supply of Sodium Chloride – Bulk Purchasing

7. Minutes – 2018-01-17

8. Canadian Canoe Museum - Update

8. Committee Reports

(a) Peterborough Police Services Board Minutes – December 5, 2017, January 9, 2018 and January 23, 2018

(b) Accessibility Advisory Committee Minutes – January 24, 2018

(c) Economic Development and Business Committee Minutes - January 29, 2018

9. Petitions

10. Other, New & Unfinished Business

a) Wild Rice Backgrounder for MP Monsef

Proposed Resolution:

Whereas a meeting has been arranged by Mayor Smith, in cooperation with Councillor Ballantyne, to bring Federal MP Maryam Monsef up-to-date on the longstanding issue related to wild rice harvesting in the Tri-Lakes (Buckhorn, Chemong and Pigeon); and that Council endorse providing MP Monsef with background information that outlines some history on this matter as well as a summary of the issues that the Township would like to see addressed in a Wild Rice Management Plan.

11. By-laws

(a) 2018- 009 – Rezoning – 1 and 7 Stanley Street Lakefield

(b) 2018 – 010 – Appointment to the Economic Development & Business Committee and Accept Resignation from Trails Committee

(c) 2018 – 011 – Appoint Fire Prevention Officer

(d) 2018 - 012 - Confirming