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Council Agenda May 23 2017


Township of Selwyn

Regular Council Meeting
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 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

Minutes - Open Session

  • Motion to adopt the minutes of the regular Council meeting of May 9, 2017
  • Discussion out of the minutes

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

(a) 6:05 PM - John Ronson, Board Chair and Carolyn Hyslop, Museum General Manager Canadian Canoe Museum Update

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 - 2017 Tax Rate By-law

(b) Gord Jopling, Fire Chief - AED Follow-up

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) Rick Dunford, Manager of Public Works - Hazardous Waste Depot Update

(b) Rick Dunford, Manager of Public Works - Ennismore Landfill - Annual Monitoring Report

6. Correspondence for Discussion and/or Decision

(a) Correspondence Report - May 23, 2017

Correspondence for Direction:

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

1. Otonabee Conservation - Source Water Protection Plan - 5 Year Review


That the correspondence from Otonabee Conservation related to the update of the Trent Source Protection Plan be received for information; and that Mayor Mary Smith and Planner Jeannette Thompson who were the previous Selwyn Township appointees serving on the municipal working group to develop the Trent Source Protection plan be reappointed to the Otonabee-Peterborough Municipal Working Group to facilitate the 5 year review and update of the Plan.

2. Community Care Harvey - Tag Days


That the correspondence from Community Care Harvey regarding their annual tag day fundraising be received for information; and that permission be granted to Community Care to conduct tag days in the Township of Selwyn during their annual fundraising campaign taking place on June 21st and June 22nd, 2017.

3. Otonabee Region Conservation Authority - International Trails Day


That the correspondence from the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority regarding International Trails Day be received for information; and that Saturday, June 3, 2017 be proclaimed as Trails Day in the Township of Selwyn.

Correspondence for Information:

That the following items of correspondence be received for information:

4. Association of Municipalities of Ontario - Several Important Amendments to Bill 68 Achieved

5. Association of Municipalities of Ontario - Ontario Announces New Proposed Changes to the Land Use Planning and Appeal System

6. Ministry of Municipal Affairs - Septic System Pump Out Requirement

7. Ministry of the Environment - Revisions to Ontario's Drinking Water Quality Management Standard

8. Ontario Provincial Police - Project Update

9. Kawartha Chamber Newsflash - May 9 - 16, 2017

10. Town of Lakeshore - Ease Restrictions of Surplus Dwelling Severances in Areas Zoned Agriculture

11. Quilts for Cancer - Thank You

12. Kawartha Lakes Stewards Association - Thank You

13. Children's Stage Lakefield - Thank You

14. Peterborough Public Health - Board Meeting May 10, 2017

15. Peterborough Children's Water Festival - Thank You

7. Peterborough County Report

(a) Peterborough County Report - May 23, 2017

County Correspondence for Direction:


County Correspondence for Information:


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

1. County Official Plan Project Commencement

2. Reconstruction of County Road 19

3. Minutes - May 3, 2017

4. 2017 Peterborough County Recognition Award Winners Announced

8. Committee Reports

(a) Economic Development and Business Committee - Minutes April 24, 2017

Request for Endorsement

Moved by: Fred Koster; Seconded by: Diana Carter.

Whereas the Township of Selwyn Economic Development and Business Committee (EDBC) is aware that the County of Peterborough is undertaking a Schedule "C" Class Environmental Assessment to study alternatives for the widening of Ward Street in Bridgenorth from Champlain Road to the James Gifford Causeway; and

Whereas the EDBC is also aware that the County of Peterborough has also initiated a study to update the Environmental Assessment for the Bridgenorth By-pass/Causeway Link; and

Whereas the businesses in Bridgenorth have expressed concerns about the effects that the By-pass/Ward Street widening may have on traffic and ultimately on their businesses;

Whereas the EDBC, through its Terms of Reference, has a mandate to create opportunities, maintain economic activity and promote job creation.

Be it resolved that the EDBC recommend that the Council of the Township of Selwyn request that the County of Peterborough conduct the Ward Street Widening Environmental Assessment as a priority project in order for all stakeholders, including the businesses in Bridgenorth, to fully understand traffic impacts that the widening may have in relation to the Bridgenorth By-pass/Causeway Link project.

(b) Accessibility Advisory Committee - Minutes April 26, 2017

(c) Peterborough Police Services Board - Minutes April 4, 2017 and April 26, 2017

9. Petitions

10. Other, New & Unfinished Business

(a) Special Meeting - Workshop - Strategic Plan Review establish a date

11. By-laws

(a) 2017-034 - Establish the Rates of Taxation for the Year 2017

(b) 2017-035 - Confirming By-law