Council Meeting - Electronic Agenda 
Monday, November 9, 2020 6:00 P.M. 
Electronic Meeting

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


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:

  • Proposed disposition of land by the municipality with regard to Offer to Purchase – Kirk St. and Park St., Community of Chatham. Section 239(2)(c), Municipal Act, 2001.
  • Proposed acquisition of land by the municipality and advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose with regard to Rondeau Park. Section 239(2)(c) & (f), 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. Approval of Supplementary Agenda

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

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;

8. Committee Reports


9. Information Reports




10. Routine Approval


11. Tender Awards




12. Community Human Services


13. Corporate Services


14. Community Development




15. Infrastructure and Engineering Services









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

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

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

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

iv. By-law to provide for drainage work in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent for the John Clark Drain – East Branch, Community of Harwich – First and Second Reading Only

v. By-law to provide for drainage work in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent for the Matteis & Todino Drain, Community of Zone – First and Second Reading Only

vi. By-law to provide for drainage work in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent for the Malott Diversion Drain, Community of Tilbury – 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 dedicate certain lands for Highway Purposes as part of Boundary Line, Geographic Township of Harwich, now in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

viii. By-law to dedicate certain lands for Highway Purposes as part of Grand River Line, Geographic Township of Dover now in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

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

x. By-law to dedicate certain land for Highway Purposes as part of Marlborough Street North, Geographic Township of Harwich, now in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

xi. By-law imposing special annual drainage rates upon land in respect of which money is borrowed under the Tile Drainage Act

xii. By-law to regulate the use and care of Municipal Highways

xiii. By-law to confirm proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent at its meeting held on the 9th day of November,  2020

21. Resolution Council in Closed Session & Adjournment

That Chatham-Kent Council adjourn to its next Meeting to be held on Monday, November 23, 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.