This week, Council begins at 5pm with a meeting of the Policies and Priorities Committee. The agenda can be found here.
- CAO-2018-11 CAO Recruitment. The Mayor, Deputy Mayor and a Community Representative will participate in a hiring committee. Recruitment advertisements will placed in November, interviews held in December and a recommendation by the Hiring Committee in January to Council for consideration and approval. Allowing time for administrative logistics, the start date for the new CAO will be mid to late February 2019.
- CS-2018-16 Health and Safety Policy No. 7 Annual Review. Administration recommends that Health and Safety Policy No. 7, as reviewed for the year 2018, in accordance with Section 25(2)(j) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, be approved; And that Health and Safety Policy No. 7, be posted in all Municipal Buildings.
- CS-2018-17 Violence and Harassment in the Workplace Policy No. 68 Annual Review. Administration recommends that the Violence and Harassment in the Workplace Policy No. 68, as revised and appended to Report No. CS-2018-17, be approved;
And that the approved Violence and Harassment in the Workplace Policy No. 68, be posted in all Municipal Buildings. The Joint Health and Safety Committee members were not fully in favour of the proposed changes which involve third party reporting to Dunk and Associates for investigation.
A Public Meeting of Council begins at 6pm to discuss the East Townline Drain Report. The agenda can be found here. Administration recommends that the Drainage Report and Specifications for the East Townline Drain (St. Clair Outlet) as prepared by Mr. Mark Hernandez, P.Eng., of Dillon Consulting Ltd., dated September 7, 2018 be received; And that consideration be given to the first and second readings of a provisional by-law to adopt the Drainage Report; And further that the Clerk give notice to all affected landowners of the Court of Revision to be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 5:00 pm in accordance with Section 46(1) of the Drainage Act subject to adoption of the provisional by-law.
Regular business begins at 7pm. The agenda can be found here.
a. Lacasse Park, 590 Lacasse Boulevard
b. St. Anne’s Cemetery, 1521 Lesperance Road
c. Tecumseh Area Historical Society [including Log Cabin and Sheds], 12350 Tecumseh Road;
And further that notice be given to the above-listed property owners advising them of their inclusion on the Municipal Register of Cultural Heritage Properties Listing.
1. Official Plan change from “Commercial” to “Medium Density Residential” with a site-specific policy establishing a maximum density of 51 units per hectare and permitting a five-storey, 65-unit condominium apartment building, limited ground-floor commercial uses and marina uses.
2. Zoning change from “General Commercial Zone (C1-5)” to a site-specific “Holding - Residential Type Three Zone (H) R3-13” which will establish site-specific zoning regulations in order to facilitate the development of the lands for a five-storey, 65-unit condominium apartment building, limited ground-floor commercial uses and marina uses.
1. Scheduling of a public meeting to be held on November 13, 2018 at 5:00 p.m., for the applications submitted by Home Hardware Stores Limited to allow for the installation of a vehicular driveway access onto Westlake Drive that will serve as a second vehicular ingress/egress access point for the existing Home Hardware Store.
the north side of Fasan Drive (2140 Fasan Drive), be approved, subject to a $10,000 security and final stormwater management design, stormwater management calculations, and associated site service drawings being approved by the Town.
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This week, Tecumseh Town Council begins with a Public Council Meeting at 5:30pm. The agenda and corresponding reports can be found here.
Resident Anna Mae Bracken will speak as a delegation. Letters of objection were received from Mr. Karim Nash and Mrs. Bracken as well.
Communications include a resolution from Amaranth Township requesting support for maintaining dairy supply management in Canada, and from Union Gas advising that it wishes to introduce firm transportation services for gas distributors that will have competitive storage and gas supply options under a new M17 rate class effective January 1, 2019. Administration is also recommending that Council support a local resident proposal for Parks Canada to establish a feasibility Study to designate the Western Basin of Lake Erie as a National Marine Conservation Area.
a. Chief Administrative Officer
1. CAO-2018-10 Strategic Priorities Update. The Chief Administrative Officer supplies an overview of the Town's Strategic Plan and progress on various items.
b. Corporate Services & Clerk
1. CS-2018-27 Elections 2018 - Compliance Audit Committee. Administration is recommending the appointment of residents Jerry Marion, Walter Copeland, Mary Masse and Mary Birch to the Elections Compliance Audit Committee.
c. Fire & Emergency Services
1. FIRE-2018-07 Disposal of Surplus Fire Apparatus. Administration recommends the donation of the Surplus Fire Spartan Engine Rescue 1 (1990) to the St Clair College Pre-Service Firefighter Education and Training Program. Its current value is approximately $4000.
d. Planning & Building Services
1. PBS-2018-33, CIP Grant Funding, 12122 Tecumseh Road, Building Facade Improvement Grant. Re/Max Preferred Realty is requesting $4000 under the Tecumseh Road Mainstreet Community Improvement Plan to support painting both buildings a dark grey colour, paint the front porch, paint the existing doors and garage door of the accessory structure, and restain the existing deck at the rear of the main building.
e. Public Works & Environmental Services
1. PWES-2018-22 South Talbot-Holden Outlet and Branch Drain - Appointment of Drainage Engineer. Administration is requesting that Dillon Consulting Ltd. be appointed as Drainage Engineer for the cleaning of the South Talbot - Holden Outlet and Branch Drain and to prepare a Drainage Report to establish future maintenance of the Drain.
2. PWES 2018-29 Source Protection Plan, Part IV Enforcement Transfer Agreement Amendment. Administration recommends that the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to execute a Source Protection Plan, Part IV Enforcement Transfer Agreement Amendment satisfactory to the Town of Tecumseh (Town) and Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA), to extend the agreement to December 31, 2021, with estimated cost share of $10,025 to be funded from the Source Protection Municipal Implementation Fund (SPMIF) grant. This agreement is recommended as ERCA supplies the Town's statutory risk management services on behalf of the Town.
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