Council Meeting - May 31, 2021

​Council Meeting - Electronic Agenda

Monday, May 31, 2021 6:00 pm

Electronic Meeting


A live stream of the electronic Council Meeting will be available at:

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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 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:

  • Proposed disposition of land by the municipality with regard to Offer to Purchase – Property Identification Number 00594 0012, Princess St., Community of Tupperville. Section 239(2)(c), Municipal Act, 2001.
  • Proposed disposition of land by the municipality with regard to Offer to Purchase – Property Identification Number 00594 0244, John Park Line, Community of Tupperville. Section 239(2)(c), Municipal Act, 2001.
  • Litigation affecting 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)(e) & (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 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;

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. Committee Reports

(a) Drainage Board Recommendations from its meeting held on May 4, 2021

(b) Dresden BIA minutes from its meeting held on April 21, 2021

12. Council Meeting Minutes

(a) Council Meeting Minutes from its meeting held on April 26, 2021

(b) Council Meeting Minutes from its meeting held on May 10, 2021

(c) Council Meeting Minutes from its meeting held on May 17, 2021

13. Information Reports

(a) Municipal Information Desks – Temporary Closures Continued

(b) Corporate Annual Report 2020

(c) Motion – Free Rental of Community Asset

14. Tender Awards

(a) Tender Award for the Wolfe Creek Drain Enclosure, Community of Harwich

(b) Tender Award: Contract T21-220, Elizabeth Street Sewer Separation, Community of Chatham

(c) Request for Proposal Award: RFP R21-205, Consulting Engineering Services for Southwest Chatham Servicing Study, Community of Chatham

(d) Sole Source Agreement – CK Housing First Intensive Case Management for Chronic and Episodic Homelessness

15. Community Development

(a) Supporting Growth – Immigration Initiatives (presentation by Audrey Ansell, Director, Community Attraction & Promotion)

(b) Application for Exemption from Part Lot Control PL202100123 – Maple City Homes Ltd., 38, 42, 46 & 50 Llydican Avenue, Community of Chatham (City)

(c) Real Estate Transaction – Bloomfield Business Park – Lawson Properties Inc.

(d) Municipally Owned Industrial Business Park Pricing

16. Finance, Budget, Information Technology & Transformation

(a) Offer to Purchase – Property Identification Number 00504 0182, Kirk St. and Park St., Community of Chatham

(b) Xerox Print and Fax Services

(c) Motion by Councillor B. McGregor re 2022 Budget Options

17. Fire and Emergency Services

(a) Fireworks By-law Amendment – Fireworks Sales

18. Community Human Services

(a) Affordable Housing Development – 2021 Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI) Year 3 and Municipal Contributions

(b) Installation of Video Surveillance System for Municipality of Chatham-Kent's Public Housing Apartment Complex

(c) CK Arts and Culture Network (presentation by the CK Arts and Culture Network)

19. Infrastructure and Engineering Services

(a) 2021 Building Lifecycle Projects

(b) Amendments to Long Grass and Weeds By-law 56-2020

(c) Appointments to the Infrastructure of Bridges, Culverts and Roads Innovation Committee

(d) Notice of Motion – Dust Suppressant Level of Service

(e) Feasibility of a Dog Off-Leash Recreation Area, Community of Blenheim

(f) Motion by Councillor Faas re Extension of Reduced Ice Rental Rates

(g) Motion by Councillor Thompson re Drainage Plan and Master Plan Servicing Study for Shrewsbury

(h) Motion by Councillor C. McGregor re Creating Trails to accommodate Off-Road Vehicles, Bicycles and Pedestrians

20. Corporate Services

(a) Business Improvement Areas (BIA) – Board of Management Appointments

(b) Appointment By-laws

21. Notices of Motion

(a) Presentation of new Notices of Motion

22. Closed Session Reports

23. Approval of Communication Items

(a) Approval of the May 31, 2021 Council Information Package

24. Non Agenda Business

25. 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 work in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent for the Reaume-Peltier Pump, Community of Tilbury East – Third and Final Reading

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

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

iv. By-law to provide for the closing of the alley between Kirk Street and Park Street, legally described as Plan of Survey of Alley, Abutting Lots 5 to 10 and 11 to 16, Block B, Registered Plan 17; Municipality of Chatham-Kent, being all of Property Identification Number 00504 0182

v. By-law to Exempt Certain Lands from Part Lot Control on Llydican Avenue, Chatham (Maple City Homes Ltd.) (CityView #PL202100123)

vi. 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

vii. By-law to provide staff appointments of Property Standards Officers for the Corporation of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent

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

ix. By-law of The Corporation of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent to regulate and prohibit overgrown and long grass and weeds

x. By-law to amend By-law Number 156-2016 of The Corporation of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, respecting the sale and setting off of fireworks or any class or classes thereof

xi. By-law to confirm proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent at its meeting held on the 31st day of May,  2021

26. Resolution Council in Closed Session & Adjournment


That Chatham-Kent Council adjourn to its next Meeting to be held on Monday, June 14, 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.