Council Meeting - March 1, 2021

Council Meeting - Electronic Agenda 
Monday, March, 1 2021 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 - 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:

  • Potential litigation and advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose with regard to Policy Decisions and Discretionary Bylaws. Section 239(2)(e) & (f), Municipal Act, 2001.
  • Advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary fort that purpose with regard to Erie Shore Drive. Section 239(2)(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. 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;

10.  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;

11. Committee Reports





12. Council Meeting Minutes

(a) Council Meeting Minutes from its meeting held on February 1, 2021

(b) Council Meeting Minutes from its meeting held on February 3, 2021

13. Information Reports & Routine Approvals






14. Tender Awards





15. Corporate Services




16. Chief Administrative Office


17. Finance, Budget, Information Technology & Transformation



18. Community Development


19. Infrastructure and Engineering Services








20. Notices of Motion

(a) Presentation of new Notices of Motion

21. Closed Session Reports

22. Approval of Communication Items


23. Non Agenda Business

24. 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 provide for drainage works in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent for the Reid-Carscallen Drain Extension, Community of Camden – First, Second and Third Reading

ii. By-law to dedicate certain lands for Highway Purposes as part of Vida Street, former Town of Blenheim now in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

iii. By-law to dedicate certain lands for Highway Purposes as part of George Street, former Town of Ridgetown, now in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

iv. By-law to permit the encroachment of an outdoor patio adjacent to the commercial property located at 22 William Street, South, Chatham (PIN 0054-0078), onto William Street South, Chatham (PIN 00504-0267)

v. By-law to permit the encroachment of an accessible entrance ramp and steps on the sidewalk adjacent to the commercial property being PIN 00505-0253, municipally known as 213 King Street West, Chatham

vi. By-law to authorize the construction of curb and gutter on Elizabeth Street, from McNaughton Avenue to Gladstone Avenue, in the Community of Chatham as local improvement under the provisions of the Municipal Act O. Reg. 586/06

vii. By-law to establish certain user fees

viii. By-law to confirm proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent at its meeting held on the 1st day of March,  2021

25. Resolution Council in Closed Session & Adjournment

That Chatham-Kent Council adjourn to its next Meeting to be held on Monday, March 8, 2021 and that Chatham-Kent Council authorize itself to meet in closed session on that day to discuss any matters permitted by The Municipal Act.