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Council Agenda November 26 2019


Township of Selwyn

Regular Council Meeting
Tuesday, November 26, 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

(a) Minutes – Open Session

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

(a) 6:05 PM – Steve Connolly and Ron Black – Smith-Ennismore Police Services Board – Traffic Calming Measures

(b) 6:20 PM – Jackie Ouellette & Ed Paleczny – Starry Stonewort Presentation

3. Question Period

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

4. Municipal Officer’s & Staff Reports - Direction

(a) Robert Lamarre, Manager of Building and Planning – Proposed County Sign By-law

(b) Robert Lamarre, Manager of Building and Planning – Animal Control By-law – Backyard Hen Regulations

(c) Jeannette Thompson, Planner – Update – Cannabis Cultivation and Processing Policies and Regulations Study

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 – Tender Results – Young’s Point/Nathaway Drive Reconstruction

(b) Rick Dunford, Manager of Public Works - No Parking – Grant Ave

(c) Angela Chittick, Manager of Community & Corporate Services/Clerk – Council Schedule 2020

(d) Tania Goncalves, Deputy Clerk – Various By-laws

6. Correspondence for Discussion and/or Decision

(a) Correspondence Report – November 26, 2019

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:

1. Association of Municipalities of Ontario – Fall Economic Statement

2. Association of Municipalities of Ontario - Development Charge/Community Benefit Charge Changes

3. Peterborough Kawarthas Economic Development - 2019 Third Quarter Metrics

4. Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – NewsFlash! November 12, 2019 and November 19, 2019

5. Township of Ramara - Resolution Re: Conservation Authority Exit Clause

6. Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville - Resolution Re: Ban of Single-Use Disposable Wipes

7. Township of Perry – Resolution Re: Transforming/Modernizing the Ontario Building Code

8. Township of Wasaga Beach – Resolution Re: Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Levy and Conservation Authority Levies

9. Town of Prescott re Transformation of Building Services in Ontario

10. Township of Larder Lake re Main Street Revitalisation fund

7. Peterborough County Report

(a) Peterborough County Report – November 26, 2019

County Correspondence for Direction:

1. Letter to the Ministry of Health on behalf of the Peterborough Family Health Team - Support Required to Sustain and Grow Local Primary Care Clinics


That the Township of Selwyn provide a letter of support, as requested by the County of Peterborough to MPP Dave Smith in support of securing funding for local primary care clinics; and

County Correspondence for Information:


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

2. Regular Council Minutes – November 6, 2019

3. Peterborough Family Health Team - Physician Recruitment Annual Report

4. Planning Department - Local Service Policies Report and Policy

5. City of Peterborough - 2020 POA Budget Presentation

6. Peterborough Humane Society – Our Pet Project and New Animal Care Centre Campaign

7. Peterborough Public Health – 2020 Budget Presentation

8. City of Peterborough – Technical Advisory Committee Minutes November 13, 2019

8. Committee Reports

(a) Smith-Ennismore Police Services Board Minutes – October 15, 2019

(b) Economic Development and Business Committee Minutes – October 28, 2019

(c) Accessibility Advisory Committee Minutes – October 30, 2019

(d) Building and Planning Adhoc Committee Minutes – November 18, 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

(a) Closed Session Items:

i) Matters regarding an Identifiable Individual - Section 239. (2) (b) – Parks and Recreation Committee Recruitment – Verbal Report

ii) Closed Session Minutes – Regular Meeting September 10, 2019 and Special Meeting November 15, 2019

12. By-laws

(a) 2019-096 - Community Consultation Policy Re. Planning Act Applications

(b) 2019-099 - No Parking – Grant Avenue, Lakefield

(c) 2019-100 - Extension of Interim Control By-law 2019-001

(d) 2019-101 - Confirming By-law