Township of Selwyn

Regular Council Meeting
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 – 6:00 PM

Council Chambers
1310 Centre Line
Township of Selwyn

Please Note:

Limited numbers can be present in the Council Chambers at one time.
If you wish to attend in person please send an
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Moment of Silent Reflection

Please observe  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 October 13, 2020
  • Discussion out of the minutes

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

(a)    6:05 PM – Les Kariunas and Mayor Diane Therrien – Peterborough Police Service – Strategic Plan Presentation

(b)    6:20 PM – Susan Hopkins – Summer Lane Concerns

i)             Jeannette Thompson, Planner and Angela Chittick, Manager of Community & Corporate Services/Clerk - Summer Lane Area Residents Concerns

3. Question Period

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

If a member of the public has a question please send an email by Oct. 27th at 4:30 PM noting your question which will be read into the public record and responded to during the meeting. An email will be sent following the meeting with a link to the recording.

4. Municipal Officer’s & Staff Reports - Direction

(a)    Robert Lamarre, Manager of Building & Planning – Recommendation for Purchase and Implementation of Building Permit Tracking Software

(b)    Kari Partridge, Economic Development Coordinator - Economic Recovery Strategy – Business Re-opening Program Phase 2

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)    Jeannette Thompson, Planner - PPS 2020 / Land Needs Assessment Methodology / OP Review Update

(b)    Jeannette Thompson, Planner – Premiere School of Dance – Site Plan Agreement

(c)    Angela Chittick, Manager of Community & Corporate Services /Clerk - Final Community Improvement Plan 2020

6. Correspondence for Discussion and/or Decision

(a)    Correspondence Report – October 27, 2020

Correspondence for Direction:


Correspondence for Information:


That the following items of correspondence be received for information:

1. AMO Policy Update – October 19, 2020

2. AMO Policy Update – October 21, 2020

3. Peterborough Board of Health - Summary Oct. 12.20

4. Community Voices for Manoomin (Wild Rice) - Letter to Parks Canada

5. Loyalist Township – Support for Community Groups and Service Clubs

6. Township of Lake of Bays – Annual Insurance Costs - Joint and Several Liability

7. Northumberland County - Support Asphodel Norwood - Governing Body for Cannabis

8. Town of Plympton-Wyoming – Support Municipality of Tweed - Cannabis Production Facilities

9. Township of Blandford-Blenheim - Cannabis Grow Operations

10. Township of Madawaska Valley - Supports Municipality of Tweed - Medical Cannabis Licencing

11. Northumberland County - Support Wollaston Township - Municipal Election Act

12. Town of Plympton-Wyoming - Support Wollaston Township - Municipal Election Act

13. Township of South-West Oxford - Assessing Aggregate Resource Properties

14. Northumberland County - Support Wellington County – Aggregate Resource Property Valuation

15. Northumberland County - Wasaga Beach  Unauthorized Car Rally

16. Kawartha Chamber News Flash - Oct. 20.20

17. City of Clarence-Rockland – Cannabis Retail Stores Letter and Resolution

7. Peterborough County Report

(a)    Peterborough County Report – October 27, 2020

County Correspondence for Direction

1. County Sign By-law – Correspondence


That the correspondence from the County of Peterborough regarding the Draft Sign By-law and the proposed resolutions pertaining to election signs and signs on private property be received for information; and that staff bring back a report to Council, prior to the December 18, 2020 deadline, regarding the proposed Sign By-law and specifically review the draft resolutions requesting that lower tier municipalities assume the regulation for election signs and signs on private property.

County Correspondence for Information


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

2. Sewage System Management Agreement with Peterborough Public Health

3. 2020 Warden’s Election Process

4. Minutes – October 7, 2020

8. Committee Reports

(a)    Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee Minutes – October 8, 2020

(b)    Economic Development Committee Minutes – September 28, 2020

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)  Schedule Special meeting for Service Delivery Review Presentations

12. By-laws

(a)    2020-061 – Authorize an Update to the Community Improvement Program Area – COVID19 related

(b)    2020-062 – Adopt the Community Improvement Plan (October 2020)

(c)    2020-063 – Authorize a Site Plan Agreement  for 1587303 Ontario Ltd. (Premiere Studio of Dance)

(d)    2020-064 – Confirming


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