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Council Agenda October 8 2019


Township of Selwyn

Regular Council Meeting
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 – 5:00 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 September 24, 2019
  • Discussion out of the minutes

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

(a) 5:05 PM – Chris Kawalec, Community Development Program Manager & Seniors Portfolio - Social Services – Township Delegation Report

(b) 5:20 PM – Peter Nielsen, Manager, Engineering & Design County of Peterborough – County Sign By-law Update – Presentation

(c) 5:30 PM – Public Meetings – Zoning By-law Amendments
i) Jeannette Thompson, Planner - Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments, Part of Lots 25 and 26, Concession 8, Smith Ward (1354 Young’s Point Road - former Rosemere Manor)

(d) 5:45 PM – Rebecca Morgan-Quin, Manager of Housing, City of Peterborough – Housing and Homelessness Plan Update and 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) Jeannette Thompson, Planner - Provincial Policy Statement Review Proposed Policies – July 2019

(b) R. Lane Vance, Manager of Finance/Treasurer – Mid-Year Budget Amendment Report

(c) R. Lane Vance, Manager of Finance/Treasurer – Official Receipts Support - Lakefield Literary Festival Legacy Project

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) Andrew Bowyer, Fire Prevention Officer - Smoke Alarm Program

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

(c) R. Lane Vance, Manager of Finance/Treasurer – Official Receipts Policy – Ennismore Heritage Artspace Committee Request for Extension

6. Correspondence for Discussion and/or Decision

(a) Correspondence Report – October 8, 2019

Correspondence for Direction:


Correspondence for Information:


That the following items of correspondence be received for information:

1. Association of Municipalities of Ontario - Addressing Growing Municipal Liability and Insurance Costs
2. Association of Municipalities of Ontario – Board Policy Updates
3. Ontario Provincial Police – Municipal Policing 2020 Annual Billing Statement Letter

4. Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – Fall 2019 Newsletter
5. Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – NewsFlash! September 24, 2019 and October 1, 2019
6. Newmarket – Resolution Re: More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019
7. Mississippi Mills – Resolution: Reducing Litter & Waste in Our Communities
8. Township of Springwater – Re: Joint and Several Liability
9. Township of North Glengarry – Resolution Re: Pupil Accommodation Review Guideline
10. City of Kitchener - Resolution Re: Consumer Packaging
11. Town of Penetanguishene – Resolution Re: Municipal Amalgamation
12. Township of North Glengarry - Resolution Re: Enforcement for Safety on Family Farms
13. Thank You Email from Seniors Club Ennismore – Re: Scott Warren

7. Peterborough County Report

(a) Peterborough County Report – October 8, 2019

County Correspondence for Direction:


County Correspondence for Information:


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

1. Regular County Council Meeting Minutes - September 18, 2019
2. County Official Plan - Technical Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes September 9, 2019
3. Finance and Purchasing - Tariff of Fees By-law Update
4. EORN Mobile/Cell Gap Project Funding Letter

8. Committee Reports

(a) Economic Development & Business Committee Minutes – September 23, 2019

(b) Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee Minutes – September 25, 2019

(c) Building and Planning Adhoc Committee Minutes – September 26, 2019

(d) Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee Minutes - April 10, 2019 and September 11, 2019

(e) Joint Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee and Trails Advisory Committee Minutes - June 12, 2019

(f) Municipal Heritage Committee – September 16, 2019

(g) Selwyn Public Library Board Meeting Minutes - June 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) Special Meeting Date – Term Review – November 12, 2019 – 3:30 PM

(b) CAO Performance Evaluation – October 8, 2019 Final Version

12. By-laws

(a) 2019 - 085 – Authorizing By-law – Community Transportation Grant

(b) 2019 - 086 – Zoning By-law Amendment - Rosemere Manor - 1354 Young's Point Road

(c) 2019 - 087 – Confirming By-law