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Council Agenda November 28 2017


Township of Selwyn

Regular Council Meeting
Tuesday, November 28, 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

(a) Minutes - Open Session

  • Motion to adopt the minutes of the regular Council meeting of November 14, 2017
  • Discussion out of the minutes

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

(a) 6:05 PM - Mike Hendren, Kawartha Land Trust - Update

(b) 6:20 PM - Sheryl Smith, Municipal Heritage Committee - Heritage Property - Tax By-law

i) Robert Lamarre, Manager of Building and Planning - Heritage Property Tax Relief

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 - Discretionary Septic Inspection By-law

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) R. Lane Vance, Manager of Finance/Treasurer - Sewage Pumping Stations - Tender Awards

(b) Rick Dunford, Manager of Public Works - 2018 Four Wheel Drive Backhoe Loader

(c) Rick Dunford, Manager of Public Works - 2018 Tandem Cab and Chassis

(d) Angela Chittick, Manager of Community & Corporate Services/Clerk - 2018 Council Meeting Schedule

6. Correspondence for Discussion and/or Decision

(a) Correspondence Report - November 28, 2017

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. Association of Municipalities of Ontario - Province Releases New Action Plan for Seniors

2. Association of Municipalities of Ontario - Call to Action - Talk to your MPPs about Legislated Protection for Fire-Medic Approach for Municipalities

3. Association of Municipalities of Ontario - New Apprenticeship Grant, Tax Cuts for Small Businesses at Centre of Fall Economic Statement

4. Association of Municipalities of Ontario - 2018 Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) Allocations

5. Ministry of Finance - Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) Municipal Allocations for 2018

6. Ministry of Municipal Affairs - Proposed Amendments to the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (Bill 148)

7. Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs - New Horizons - Ontario's Draft Agricultural Soil Health and Conservation Strategy

8. Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change - Minister's Annual Report on Drinking Water 2017

9. Ontario Provincial Police - Updates from the Municipal Policing Bureau of the OPP

10. Affordable Housing Action Committee - 12th Edition: Housing is Fundamental 2017

11. Enbridge Gas Distribution - Amalgamation Proposal: Enbridge Gas Distribution & Union Gas

12. Gravel Watch Ontario - Concerns regarding Cornerstone Standards Council (CSC) Responsible Aggregate Standard and Certification System

13. Peterborough Public Health - Board Meeting - November 8, 2017

14. Peterborough & the Kawartha's Tourism - Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism Launches New Website to Inspire Visitors to Experience the Region's Unique Offerings

15. Kawartha Chamber Newsflash - November 14-21, 2017

16. Ernie Hardeman, MPP Oxford, PC Critic for Municipal Affairs and Housing - Bill 148

17. Village of Merrickville-Wolford - Bill 148

18. The Municipality of St. Charles - Bill 148

19. The Town of Tillsonburg - Landfill Projects

20. Township of East Zorra-Tavistock - Landfill Projects

21. Township of Ignace - Provincial Flood Insurance Program

22. City of Hamilton - Provincial Flood Insurance Program

23. City of Kawartha Lakes - Harvesting of Wild Rice - Williams Treaty

24. Karen Wood & Mike Wood - Thank You

25. Kawartha Chamber of Commerce - Thank You

26. The Royal Canadian Legion - Thank You

27. Association of Municipalities of Ontario - Queen's Park Legislative Update

7. Peterborough County Report

(a) Peterborough County Report - November 28, 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. Review of Sign By-law No. 2007-55 - 3rd Interim Update - Approval in Principle - Tourism Wayfinding Signage Program

2. 10 Year Construction Forecast - 2018 to 2027 Transportation Infrastructure Needs

3. Peterborough Family Health Team - Physician Recruitment Annual Report

4. Public Access Defibrillator Program

5. 2018 County Recognition Awards

6. Minutes - November 1, 2017

8. Committee Reports

(a) Trail Advisory Committee Minutes - September 11, 2017

(b) Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee Minutes - October 3, 2017

(c) Heritage Committee Minutes

(d) Peterborough Police Services - 2018 Schedule of Board Meetings

9. Petitions

10. Other, New & Unfinished Business

11. By-laws

a) 2017-070 - Discretionary Septic Inspection Program By-law Authorizing By-law - sewer pumping station (LCS and George St) contracts

(b) 2017-071 - Heritage Property Tax Relief By-law

(c) 2017-072 - Confirming