Council Meeting Agenda 
Monday, April 6, 2020 6:00 P.M. 
Council Chambers Civic Centre
315 King Street West 2nd Floor 
Chatham, Ontario 
N7L 5K8 

 1. Call to Order

2. Disclosures of Pecuniary Interest (Direct or Indirect) for Closed Session Agenda Items and the General Nature There Of

3. Supplementary Closed Session Agenda Items

4. Recess to Closed Session – 4:30 p.m. - Councillor Carmen McGregor, Closed Session Chair

That Council moved into a Closed Session Meeting of Council pursuant to Section 239 of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, for the following reasons:

  • Litigation or potential litigation affecting the municipality and advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose with regard to Erie Shore Drive. Section 239(2)(e) & (f), Municipal Act, 2001.
  • Advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose with regard to Bell Canada. Section 239(2)(f), Municipal Act, 2001.

5. Adjournment of Closed Session

“That Chatham-Kent Council adjourn the Closed Session Meeting of April 6, 2020.”
Resumption of Electronic Open Council Meeting – 6:00 p.m.

As per By-law 30-2020 – An “Electronic Meeting” is defined as any regular or special meeting of Council that utilizes remote electronic access for the Members during any period of time during which an emergency has been declared, either by the Head of Council or the Province, in all or part of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, under sections 4 or 7.0.1 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act;

6. Approval of Supplementary Agenda

7. Disclosures of Pecuniary Interest (Direct or Indirect) for Open Session Agenda Items and the General Nature There Of

8. Presentation


9. Deputations – items on current agenda

As per By-law 30-2020: 3.10(h) -- Unless otherwise approved by the Chair, an Electronic Meeting shall not permit public deputations, except by way of written submission received in advance of the meeting, which shall be submitted to the Municipal Clerk’s office at ckclerk@chatham-kent.ca prior to the start of the Electronic Meeting, and shall be provided to members in advance of the meeting if possible. The Clerk shall verbally read out the written deputation at the beginning of the meeting;

Consent Agenda

As per By-law 30-2020: 3.10(j) - The agenda shall be modified to allow for all items on the agenda to be voted upon at once, except for Planning Act matters and any others as determined by the Clerk. The Clerk shall first ask if any Member wishes to have any item on the agenda voted upon separately in which instance that item shall be voted upon separately;

10. Information Reports




11. Tender Awards






12. Finance, Budget and Information Technology Services





13. Community Development


14. Infrastructure and Engineering Services


15. Corporate Services



Action  – Council to advise the Clerk of any items to be removed from the Consent Agenda and placed aside for consideration and debate separately.

Motion  – That the items listed on the Consent Agenda be approved as presented and that action be taken as required (excluding any items placed aside).

Action  – Items placed aside will now be discussed

16. Notices of Motion

(a) Presentation of new Notices of Motion

17. Closed Session Reports

18. Approval of Communication Items


19. Non Agenda Business

20. Reading of By-law

(a) First Reading

(b) Second Reading

(c) Council to go into Committee, if Required, to Discuss By-law

(d) Resumption of Council

(e) Third and Final Reading

i. By-law to amend By-law Number 19-2020 – By-law to establish certain User Fees

ii. By-law to amend By-law 161-2019 to provide for a 2020 interim Tax Levy, an annual minimum levy surcharge and to provide for the payment of taxes and to provide for penalty and interest of fifteen percent per annum

iii. By-law to dedicate certain lands for Highway Purposes as part of Fargo Road, Geographic Township of Harwich, now in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

iv. By-law to dedicate certain lands for Highway Purposes as part of Camden Street, Geographic Township of Dresden now in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

v. By-law to dedicate certain lands for Highway Purposes as part of Eighth Line, Geographic Township of Raleigh, now in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

vi. By-law to dedicate certain lands for Highway Purposes as part of Talbot Trail, Geographic Township of Harwich, now in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

vii. By-law to amend By-law 78-2019, to provide appointment of Contractual Enforcement Officers for the Corporation of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

viii. By-law to amend By-law 16-2020, to provide appointment of By-law Enforcement Officers for the Corporation of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

ix. By-law to provide staff appointments of Weed Inspector for the Corporation of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

x. By-law to confirm proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent at its meeting held on the 6th day of April, 2020

xi.     By-law to authorize the entering into agreement for the provision of Municipal Capital Facilities for Affordable Housing by 1967177 Ontario Limited in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

xii.    By-law to provide for the closing of a part of the public highway known as Erie Shore Drive, Geographic Township of Harwich; Municipality of Chatham-Kent; being part of Property Identification Number (PIN) 00938-1125, part of PIN 00938-1088 and part of PIN 00939-1089, and for the imposition of certain restrictions for the remaining portion of that public highway

21. Resolution Council in Closed Session & Adjournment

That Chatham-Kent Council adjourn to its next Meeting to be held on Monday, April 27, 2020 and that Chatham-Kent Council authorize itself to meet in closed session on that day to discuss any matters permitted by The Municipal Act.