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Council Agenda September 25 2018


Township of Selwyn

Regular Council Meeting
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 – 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 September 11, 2018
  • Discussion out of the minutes

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

(a) 6:05 PM - Dick Crawford - Concession Street Sidewalk Feedback

(b) 6:05 PM – Paul Hurley, Engage Engineering – Concession Street Sidewalk Update and Recommendations


That the presentation of Engage Engineering outlining the public engagement process and feedback; review of various alternatives; and recommendations to construct a sidewalk on Concession Street from Reid to Queen Street be received for information; and that Council identify the preferred alternative in order to finalize estimates for the 2019 budget process.

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 Heritage Register

(b) Mike Richardson, Manager of Recreation Services – Ennismore Community Centre – Automatic Doors Budget Amendment

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) Robert Lamarre, Manager of Building and Planning - Road Use Agreements (Dams 24 and 25)

(b) R. Lane Vance, Manager of Finance/Treasurer - DC Final Report – 2017 Activity

(c) Tania Goncalves, Deputy Clerk - Local Government Week 2018

(d) Andrew Bowyer, Fire Prevention Officer - Fire Prevention Week 2018 - “Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire Can Happen Anywhere!”

6. Correspondence for Discussion and/or Decision

(a) Correspondence Report – September 25, 2018

Correspondence for Direction:

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

1. Recycling Council of Ontario – Waste Reduction Week in Canada

That the correspondence from the Recycling Council of Ontario regarding Waste Reduction Week in Ontario be received for information; and that the Township of Selwyn proclaim the week of October 15-21, 2018 Waste Reduction Week; and

Correspondence for Information:


That the following items of correspondence be received for information:

2. Association of Municipalities of Ontario - RPRA sets 2019 Blue Box Steward Funding Obligation

3. Association of Municipalities of Ontario - Bill 31 (formerly Bill 5), Reducing the size of Toronto’s City Council

4. Office of the Premier - Ontario Government Restoring Trust in Public Finances Through Commission of Inquiry and Line-by-Line Audit of Spending

5. Ministry of Finance – Ontario Announces Cannabis Retail Model

6. Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry - Comment Period for Updated Procedures for Regional Review under the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Sustainable Water Resources Agreement

7. Local Planning Appeal Support Centre – Interim Guide to Services and Eligibility

8. Trent-Severn Waterway - Community Update, Dams at Otonabee Lock 23 and Douro Lock 24

9. Kawartha Chamber of Commerce – NewsFlash September 2018

10. Various Townships – Provincial Agricultural Systems Mapping

11. Township of South Glengarry – Paramedic Services as Full Essential Services

12. Township of Hamilton – Hockey Season Re-alignment

13. Peterborough Public Health Board Meeting – September 18, 2018

14. Michael & Stephanie Carleismo – Thank You

7. Peterborough County Report

(a) Peterborough County Report – September 25, 2018

County Correspondence for Direction:


County Correspondence for Information:


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

1. Amending Agreement Between City and County of Peterborough for Consolidated Municipal Services

2. Support for Provincial Agricultural Systems Mapping Resolution

3. Minutes – September 5, 2018

8. Committee Reports

(a) Peterborough Police Services Board – Minutes - July 17, 2018 and September 5, 2018

(b) EDBC – Minutes – August 27, 2018

Request for Endorsement - EDBC member – Krista Morgan Resignation

Moved by: Sherry Senis; Seconded by: Dave Cavanagh

That the resignation of Committee Member Krista Morgan be forwarded to Township Council for acceptance and that the EDBC thank Ms. Morgan for her work on the Committee and her interest in economic development and that the EDBC recommend to Council that a new committee member be recruited as part of the Township’s Committee/Board selection process scheduled in December 2018 for the next Economic Development and Business Committee term.

9. Petitions

10. Other, New & Unfinished Business

(a) Grant Application – Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)


That the Council of the Township of Selwyn authorize staff to apply for a grant under the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) Green Municipal Enabling Fund to seek funding for the Lakefield Lagoon sludge removal project in 2019; and that Council endorse the inclusion of $245,000 in the Lakefield Wastewater 2019 Capital Budget which represents 50% of the estimated total cost of project, thereby demonstrating its commitment to the project.

11. By-laws

(a) 2018-065 - Authorizing By-law - Road Use Agreements

(b) 2018-066 – Confirming By-law