Council Meeting - April 26, 2021

​Council Meeting - Electronic Agenda

Monday, April 26, 2021, 6:00 pm

Electronic Meeting

A live stream 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 pm - 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 Bothwell Environmental Matters. Section 239(2)(e) & (f), Municipal Act, 2001.
  • Proposed acquisition or disposition of land by 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)(c) & (f), Municipal Act, 2001.

5. Adjournment of Closed Session

Resumption of Electronic Open Council Meeting – 6:00 pm

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. 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 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;

10. 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. Tender Awards

(a) Tender Award: Contract T20-376, Wellington Street Reconstruction and Lacroix Street Watermain, Community of Chatham

(b) Tender Award: Contract T21-105C, Cold In-Place Recycling and Full Depth Reclamation with Expanded Asphalt Material

(c) Tender Award – Contract T21-105 Hot-Mix & Fibre Reinforced Asphalt Resurfacing Program

(d) Contract Extension: Contract T18-125 – Municipal Bridge Washing (2021 & 2022)

(e) RFP Award – Contract No. R21-190 – Trails Roster

(f) Secondary Plan for the South Side of Wallaceburg – RFP R21-183 Award

(g) RFP Award: R20-346 – Nurse Call System Replacement, Riverview Gardens

(h) Municipal Modernization Program Grant Application – RFP R21-213 Award

12. Community Development

(a) Adolph Crescent Road Renaming, Community of Tilbury

(b) Motion by Councillor Hall re Woodlot Preservation

13. Finance, Budget, Information Technology & Transformation

(a) Tax Policy 2021

(b) Tax Sale Write-off – 42 Southend Crescent, Chatham

14. Community Human Services

(a) Mitigating the Human and Social Impacts of COVID-19 (presentation by Teresa Bendo, Director, Public Health)

(b) Contract for Temporary Shelter Spaces

15. Corporate Services

(a) Claims Fluctuation Reserve

(b) Amending Contractual Appointment By-law

(c) Motion by Councillor Kirkwood-Whyte re Support for the 988 Suicide Crisis Line Initiative

16. Infrastructure & Engineering Services

(a) Motion by Councillor Ceccacci re Media Campaign and Signs for Species at Risk

17. Chief Administrative Office

(a) Motion by Councillor Authier re Provincial Lockdown

(b) Motion by Councillor Crew re Municipal Advertising Practices

18. Notices of Motion

(a) Presentation of new Notices of Motion

19. Closed Session Reports

20. Approval of Communication Items

(a) Approval of April 26, 2021, Council Information Package

21. Non-Agenda Business

22. 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 Rename a Certain Street in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent (Adolph Crescent)

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

iii. By-law to set Tax Ratios for Prescribed Property Classes for Municipal Purposes for the 2021 Taxation Year

iv. By-law to establish maximum tax increases for certain Commercial, Industrial & Multi-Residential properties for the 2021 taxation year

v. By-law to adopt Optional Tools for the purposes of administering limits for eligible properties within the meaning of Section 331 (New Construction) of the Municipal Act, 2001 regarding the Commercial, Industrial and Multi-Residential Property Classes

vi. By-law to confirm proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent at its meeting held on the 26th day of April, 2021

23. Resolution Council in Closed Session & Adjournment

That Chatham-Kent Council adjourns to its next meeting to be held on Monday, May 10, 2021, and that Chatham-Kent Council authorizes itself to meet in closed session on that day to discuss any matters permitted by The Municipal Act.