Council Meeting - March 22, 2021

Council Meeting - Electronic  Agenda 
Monday, March, 22, 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 – 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:

  • A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board, advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose and a position, plan, procedure, criteria or instruction to be applied to any negotiations carried on or to be carried on by or on behalf of the municipality or local board with regard to 508 Richmond Street, Chatham Section 239(2)(c),(f) & (k), Municipal Act, 2001.

5. Adjournment of Closed Session
Resumption of Electronic Open Council Meeting – 6:00 p.m.

As per By-law 113-2020 – An “Electronic Meeting” is defined as any regular or special meeting of Council that utilizes remote electronic access for the Members as per Bill 197, the COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act to allow for the continuation of remote Council, Committee, Board and Commission meetings outside of a declared provincial or municipal emergency.

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. Recognition

(a) Recognition of the 2020 Accessibility Advisory Committee Award Winners (presented by Mike Gerard, Chair)

10. Deputations – items on current agenda

As per By-law 113-2020: 3.10(g) -- Unless otherwise approved by the Chair, an Electronic Meeting shall not permit public deputations, except by way of electronic submission received in advance of the meeting, which shall be submitted to the Municipal Clerk’s office at ckclerk@chatham-kent.ca prior to 3:00 p.m. the day of the 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 113-2020: 3.10(h) - 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. Council Meeting Minutes

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

(b) Council Meeting Minutes from its meeting held on March 8, 2021

12. Committee Reports





13. Information Reports






14. Tender Awards







15. Public Utilities Commission




16. Community Development



17. Corporate Services





18. Fire and Emergency Services


19. Finance, Budget, Information Technology & Transformation





20. Infrastructure and Engineering Services






21. Notices of Motion

(a) Presentation of new Notices of Motion

22. Closed Session Reports

23. Approval of Communication Items


24. Non Agenda Business

25. 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 Reaume-Peltier Pump, Community of Tilbury East – First and Second Reading Only

ii. By-law to provide for drainage work in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent for the Poppe Drainage System, Community of Tilbury East – First and Second Reading Only

iii. By-law to provide for drainage work in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent for the Shaw Branch of the Facey East Drain, Community of Zone – 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

i. By-law to authorize the construction of sanitary sewer works and the imposition of a sanitary sewer rate for the payment of the capital cost of the construction of such sanitary works; George Street Sanitary Sewer Project (Community of Merlin)

ii. By-law to authorize the construction of a water works and the imposition of a water rate for the payment of the capital cost of the construction of such water works; Erieau Road & Bisnett Line Waterline Project)

iii. 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

iv. By-law to amend By-law 46-2020 to provide staff appointment of a Weed Inspector for The Corporation of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

v. By-law to authorize the execution of the transfer payment agreement for the Safe Restart Agreement (SRA – Phase 1, 2 and 3) between Her Majesty the Queen in the Right of the Province of Ontario Represented by the Minister of Transportation for the Province of Ontario and the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

vi. By-law to confirm proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent at its meeting held on the 22nd day of March,  2021

26. Resolution Council in Closed Session & Adjournment

That Chatham-Kent Council adjourn to its next Meeting to be held on Monday, April 12, 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.