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Council Agenda May 28 2019


Township of Selwyn

Regular Council Meeting
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 – 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 special Council meeting of May 13, 2019 and the regular Council meeting of May 14, 2019.
  • Discussion out of the minutes

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


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 - 2019 Consolidated Tax Rates

(b) R. Lane Vance, Manager of Finance/Treasurer - AMO Gas Tax One Time Funding - Supplemental Report

(c) Robert Lamarre, Manager of Building and Planning - Animal Control By-law

(d) Angela Chittick, Manager of Community & Corporate Services/Clerk - Short Term Rentals – Next Steps

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) Ted Jackman, Deputy Fire Chief - Pumper Replacement Request for Proposal

(b) Mike Richardson, Manager of Recreation Services - Evaporative Condenser Tender

(c) Angela Chittick, Manager of Community & Corporate Services/Clerk - Approval to Licence a New Group to Conduct Lottery Events

6. Correspondence for Discussion and/or Decision

(a) Correspondence Report – May 28, 2019

Correspondence for Direction:

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

1. Parachute – Parachute Safe Kids Week – June 3-9, 2019

That the correspondence from Parachute regarding Parachute Safe Kids Week be received for information; and that the week of June 3-9, 2019 be proclaimed as Safe Kids Week in the Township of Selwyn.

2. Community Care Buckhorn Office – Tag Days – July 19 & 20, 2019

That the correspondence from Community Care 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 July 19th and 20th, 2019.

Correspondence for Information:


That the following items of correspondence be received for information:

3. Association of Municipalities of Ontario - Ontario Budget Bulletin: #3

4. Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing - A Place to Grow: Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe

5. Municipal Property Assessment Corporation - 2018 Annual Report

6. Watson & Associates Economists Ltd. - Proposed Changes to the Development Charges Act

7. Peterborough Public Health – County Motion Calls on Province to Maintain 70% Funding Ratio for Public Health Programs

8. Board of Health Meeting Summary – May 8, 2019

9. Kawartha Chamber of Commerce – NewsFlash – May 2019

10. Ontario Good Roads Association – Annual Combined OGRA ROMA Conference

11. Town of Petrolia – Re-establishment of an Annual Combined OGRA ROMA Conference

12. Town of Hanover – Cuts to Ontario Library Services

13. Federation of Ontario Cottagers Association – Rural Ontario: We’re in this Together

14. Town of Aurora – Bill 108: More Homes, More Choice Act

15. Peterborough Children’s Water Festival – Thank You

7. Peterborough County Report

(a) Peterborough County Report – May 28, 2019

County Correspondence for Direction:

1. Support for Recycled Content Mandate for Plastic Bags


That the Township of Selwyn become a cosignatory to the industry-led request letter to the Canadian and United States Governments to mandate a minimum recycled content in the manufacture of plastic bags.

County Correspondence for Information:


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

2. Gannon’s Narrows Bridge Rehabilitation

3. Sewage System Management

4. Finance Department Presentation to Council

5. 2019 Peterborough County Recognition Award Winners Announced

6. Minutes – May 1, 2019

7. Technical Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes - May 2, 2019

8. Committee Reports

(a) Short Term Rental Group – Minutes – May 9, 2019

(b) Smith-Ennismore Police Services Board – Minutes – May 13, 2019

(c) Peterborough Police Services Board – Minutes – April 16, 2019 & May 7, 2019

(d) Accessibility Advisory Committee – Minutes – April 24, 2019

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

12. By-laws

(a) 2019-053 – Consolidated Tax Rate By-law

(b) 2019-054 – Confirming By-law