Council Meeting - June 28, 2021

​Council Meeting - Electronic Agenda

Monday, June 28, 2021

Electronic Meeting 

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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:

  • Proposed disposition of land by the municipality with regard to Offer to Purchase – Property Identification Number 00602 0253, Cross St. and Robinson St., Community of Dresden. Section 239(2)(c), Municipal Act, 2001.
  • Proposed disposition of land by the municipality with regard to Offer to Purchase – 52 Dell Street, Wallaceburg. Section 239(2)(c), Municipal Act, 2001.
  • 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 by the municipality with regard to Teksavvy Inc. – Request for Fibre Expansion Funding. Section 239(2)(f) & (k), Municipal Act, 2001
  • Labour relations or employee negotiations with regard to Riverview Gardens. Section 239(2)(d), Municipal Act, 2001.

5. Adjournment of Closed Session

6. 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.

7. Land Acknowledgement

8. Approval of Supplementary Agenda

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

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;

11. 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;

12. Council Meeting Minutes

(a) Council Meeting Minutes from its meeting held on June 14, 2021

(b) Council Meeting Minutes from its meeting held on June 21, 2021

13. Tender Awards

(a) Request for Proposal Award: RFP R21-235, Consulting Engineering Services for Thames River Slope Stabilization, Community of Raleigh

(b) Tender Award – Contract No. T21-107, 2021 Replacement Sidewalk and Concrete Repairs

(c) Contract Award R21-226 Airport Management Services

14. Community Development

(a) CK Tourism Sector Recovery Support & Experiential Tourism Development (information report and presentation by Shannon Paiva, Supervisor Tourism Development and Audrey Ansell, Director Community Attraction & Promotion)

(b) Application for Deeming By-law, PL202100126 – Daniel Peltier, 30-34 Bristol Drive, Community of Chatham (City)

(c) Chatham-Kent Community Improvement Plan, Property Tax Increment Equivalent Grant Application, PL202100166 – 1967177 Ontario Ltd., 18 Dolsen Road, Community of Chatham (City)

(d) Downtown and Main Street Areas Community Improvement Plan – Cafes, Patios, Display Areas and Court Yards Application, PL202100071 – RJM Holdings Limited, 22 William Street South, Community of Chatham (City)

15. Infrastructure and Engineering Services

(a) Innovation Update – Infrastructure and Engineering Services (information report and presentation by Thomas Kelly, General Manger Infrastructure and Engineering Services)

(b) Options for Assisting the Re-Launching of Youth Sport Field Activities

(c) Long Term Maintenance and Park Viability – Lark Park (information report)

(d) Proposal for Construction of Pickleball Courts, Community of Erieau

(e) Curbside Waste By-law Update and Enforcement

(f) Engineering Appointment for the Burke Drainage Scheme (Preliminary Report) Community of Harwich

(g) Motion by Councillor Harrigan re Mixed Use Pathway

(h) Increased Service Levels – Trails, Parks and Open Spaces

16. Community Human Services

(a) Grow your Own Health Support Worker – Personal Support Worker Program

(b) Chatham-Kent 2020 Housing and Homelessness Progress Report (information report)

(c) Tilbury Manor Nursing Home Update (information report)

(d) Motion by Councillor Finn re Opioid Crisis

17. Finance, Budget, Information Technology & Transformation

(a) Environmental Property – 189 Elm Street, Bothwell

(b) Implementation of Microsoft 365

(c) Motion by Councillor Ceccacci re Moderwell Home

18. Corporate Services

(a) Renaming of St. Clair College Chatham Campus Ball Diamonds to Bob Weedon Field

(b) Formation of Citizens Review Committee for Council Remuneration (information report)

(c) Road Dedication By-laws (routine approval)

19. Notices of Motion

(a) Presentation of new Notices of Motion

20. Closed Session Reports

21. Approval of Communication Items

(a) Approval of the June 28, 2021 Council Information Package

22. Non Agenda Business

23. 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 Deem certain parts of a Registered Plan not to be registered (CityView #PL202100126)

ii. By-law to dedicate certain lands for Highway Purposes as part of Jane Street, Geographic Township of Camden, now in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

iii. By-law to dedicate certain lands for Highway Purposes as part of Moonstone Crescent, former City of Chatham, now in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

iv. By-law to dedicate certain lands for Highway Purposes as part of Talbot Road, Geographic Township of Howard, now in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

v. By-law to dedicate certain lands for Highway Purposes as part of Spence Line, Geographic Township off Howard, now in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

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

vii. By-law to dedicate certain lands for Highway Purposes as part of Keil Drive South, Geographic Township of Raleigh, now in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

viii. By-law to dedicate certain lands for Highway Purposes as part of Valley Road, former City of Chatham, now in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

ix. By-law to establish and maintain a system for curbside collection of recyclable materials, ashes, garbage and other refuse within the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

x. By-law to amend By-law 39-2021 (By-law to Establish Certain User Fees)

xi. By-law to confirm proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent at its meeting held on the 28th day of June,  2021

24. Resolution Council in Closed Session & Adjournment

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