Council Meeting - Electronic Agenda
Monday, December 7, 2020 6:00 P.M. 
Electronic Meeting

A livestream of the electronic Council Meeting will be available at:
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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 – 4:00 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:

  • Personal matter about identifiable individuals including municipal or local board employees with regard to Chatham-Kent Board of Health Appointments. Section 239(2)(b), Municipal Act, 2001.
  • Advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose with regard to Erie Shore Drive. Section 239(2)(f), Municipal Act, 2001.
  • Proposed acquisition of land by the municipality or local board with regard to 100 King Street West, Chatham. Section 239(2)(c), Municipal Act, 2001.

5. Adjournment of Closed Session
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. Land Acknowledgement

7. Approval of Supplementary Agenda

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

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. Committee Reports





11. Tender Awards



12. Chief Administrative Office


13. Finance, Budget, Information Technology & Transformation


14. Community Development



15. Infrastructure and Engineering Services



16. Chatham-Kent Police Services


17.   Notices of Motion

(a)    Presentation of new Notices of Motion

18. Closed Session Reports

19) Approval of Communication Items


20. Non Agenda Business

21. Reading of By-laws

(a) First Reading

(b) Second Reading

i. By-law to provide for drainage work in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent for the Badder Drain, Community of Orford – First and Second Reading Only

ii. By-law to provide for drainage work in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent for the Harris Drain, Community of Harwich – First and Second Reading Only

iii. By-law to provide for drainage work in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent for the Urquhart Drain and Pump Works, Community of Dover – First and Second Reading Only

iv. By-law to provide for drainage work in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent for the Wilson Drain Culvert, Community of Orford – First and Second Reading Only

v. By-law to provide for drainage work in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent for the Reid-Carscallen Drain, Community of Camden Gore – First and Second Reading Only

vi. By-law to provide for drainage work in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent for the Lan Extension Drain, Community of Chatham Core – First and Second Reading Only

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

(d) Resumption of Council

(e) Third and Final Reading

vii. By-law to provide for a 2021 interim Tax Levy, an annual minimum levy surcharge and to provide for the payment of taxes and to provide for penalty and interest of 15 percent per annum

viii. By-law to authorize the Mayor and Treasurer of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent to borrow certain sums to meet current expenditures of the Municipality and to act for the Municipality in the sale, purchase and/or transfer of financial securities for the year 2021

ix. By-law to permit the encroachment of a concrete base and checkpoint structure to be placed on part of PIN 00585-0002 in Wallaceburg, Ontario

x. By-law to confirm proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent at its meeting held on the 7th day of December,  2020

22. Resolution Council in Closed Session & Adjournment

That Chatham-Kent Council adjourn to its next Meeting to be held on Monday, December 14, 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.