January 14th Meeting

A special note - Town Hall is being renovated for the next several months!  Town Council will be held at the Tecumseh Arena in the Horwood Room, which is the closest room to the parking lot.

Town Council begins at 5pm with a Public Council meeting to discuss the repair and improvement of the Hurley Relief Branch Drain.  The agenda can be found here.It is recommended that consideration be given to first and second readings of a provisional by-law to adopt the Drainage Report in accordance with Section 42 of the Drainage Act and that notice be given to all affected landowners, of the Court of Revision to be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. in accordance with Section 46(1) of the Drainage Act, subject to the adoption of the provisional by-law.  

At 5:30pm, a Public Council meeting will be held to discuss the repair and improvement of the West Branch of the East Branch Delisle Drain.  The agenda can be found here.  It is recommended that consideration be given to the first and second readings of a provisional by-law to adopt the Drainage Report and that notice be given to all affected landowners, of the Court of Revision to be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. in accordance with Section 46(1) of the Drainage Act (Act), subject to the adoption of the provisional by-law.

At 6pm, a Public Council meeting will be held to hear public comment on the applications for an Official Plan and Zoning By-law amendments for a parcel of land located southeast of the Tecumseh Road and Southfield Drive intersection.  The purpose of the proposed Official Plan amendment is to redesignate the subject property from General Commercial and Residential to Residential; introduce a new site specific policy to facilitate the development of the lands for two additional apartment buildings; establish a total lot density of 91 units per hectare for the entire property; and to establish maximum height limits for the existing and proposed buildings.  The purpose of the Zoning By-law amendment is to change the zoning pertaining to the subject parcel from "General Commercial Zones" and "Residential Zone 2" to site specific "Residential Zone R3".  The site specific R3 zone would permit the proposed residential uses and establish various site specific zone provisions.  The agenda can be found here.

Regular business begins at 7pm.  The agenda can be found here.

Mrs. Karen Silani, our Parks and Recreation Clerk, will be a delegation to the meeting.  Mrs. Silani is celebrating her retirement.  Congratulations Karen!

1. Township of Huron-Kinloss dated December 17, 2019 Re: Review of the existing Conservation Authorities Act, 1990, R.SO 1990, c.C27.  Huron-Kinloss endroses the Ramara Township ask for a review the existing Conservation Authorities Act, 1990, R.SO.1990, c. C.27 and request that an exit clause be provided in any new Conservation Authorities Act to permit municipalities that determine the objects of conservation and environmental stewardship can be provided by alternative governance, programs, and/or services.  County of Simcoe also endorses the resolution.  
2. Township of Stone Mills dated December 27, 2019 Re: Support Resolution for Conservation Authorities.  Township of Stone Mills encourages the province to continue to support the principle of planning on a watershed basis in the on-going review and prioritize the allocation of adequate funding to support the core mandate of conservation authorities.
3. Public Information Centre No. 2 Re: Oldcastle Stormwater Master Plan.  The Town of Tecumseh is carrying out a study of the area of Oldcastle to form a basis for the development of the Oldcastle Stormwater Master Plan.  DATE: Wednesday, January 29th, 2020.  TIME: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  PLACE: Ciociaro Club, Salon F 
4. Water and Wastewater Master Plan Update Re: Notice of Completion.  The Town's review of the Water and Wastewater Master Plan is now complete. It is on the public record for 30 calendar days in accordance with the Municipal Class EA document. The public review period will begin on January 9, 2020 and end on February 8, 2020. The report is available for public review at https://www.tecumseh.ca/en/town-hall/water-and-wastewater-master-plan.aspx or at Tecumseh Town Hall in the Public Works and Environmental Services Department.
6. Town of Deep River dated January 8, 2020 Re: Premiers to Develop Nuclear Reactor Technology.  Deep River endorses the principle of developing small modular nuclear reactors in Ontario.
7. Town of Amherstburg dated December 10, 2020 Re: Municipal Modernization Program and Service Delivery Review.  Amherstburg is using its municipal modernization funding to undertake a service delivery review and is requesting discussion regarding shared services on a regional basis with the and invites the Town of Tecumseh to participate.  Tecumseh has already committed its funds to customer service improvements.
a. CS-2020-01 2019 Open and Closed Meetings.   This report details the number of meetings, # of agenda items and time spent in each type, respectively:
  • RCM 20 312 25 hrs. 48 min. 1 hr. 17 min
  • PCM 18 128 13 hrs. 9 min. 0 hr. 43 min
  • SCM 10 34 20 hrs. 57 min. 2 hrs. 5 min
  • In-Camera 9 28 6 hrs. 14 min. 0 hr. 41 min

Arena
1 Replacement Spectator Safety Netting $18,000
2 Building Environment Control System (BMS) $45,000
3 Sportsplex - Architect Grant Non Eligible Portion $280,952
4 Sportsplex - Architect Construction Phase $2,690,189
6 Sportsplex - Construction & Non Rebateable HST $52,325,019
7 McAuliffe Diamond Upgrade Artificial Infield $500,000
8 Building Environment Control System (BMS) $7,000
9 Rink A Brine Pump and Chiller Replacement $200,000
10 Replacement HVAC Units (2) $28,000
11 Second Floor Kitchen Renovations $10,000
12 Dressing Room HVAC Unit Upgrades $6,000
13 New Door and Insulation for Referees Room $5,000
14 Annual General Repairs $10,000
Sub-total $63,000 $56,062,160 $56,125,160
Federal / Provincial Infrastructure Grant -- $39,869,101 $39,869,101
Town Funding ($10,593,500) -- $9,747,059 $9,747,059
New Infrastructure Reserve -- $1,180,000 $1,180,000
Community Fundraising -- $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Arena Lifecycle Reserve $63,000 $1,266,000 $1,329,000
Pool
1 Pump Replacement $10,000
2 Refurbish Tot Pool $23,000
3 Lap Pool Heater Replacement $17,000
Pool Lifecycle Reserve $50,000
Grand Total Costs $63,000 $56,112,160 $56,175,160
Administration recommends that the Grant Application for the Tecumseh Road Main Street Community Improvement Plan (CIP) Financial Incentive Program, for the property located at 11865
Tecumseh Road (Roll No. 374402000000200), be deemed eligible and approved for the Planning, Design and Architectural Grant Program in the amount of $3,000 in relation to the preparation of drawings for the building façade and parking lot improvements proposed for the subject property (Magic Carpet Travel / SkyVu Solutions).
Administration recommends that a by-law authorizing the execution of the “2253746 Ontario Inc.” site plan control agreement, satisfactory in form to the Town’s Solicitor, which allows for the
development of a three-storey apartment building consisting of 32 residential dwelling units and associated parking, landscaping and on-site services/works on 0.37 hectare
(0.91 acre) parcel of land situated on the south side of Tecumseh Road (11957 Tecumseh Road), approximately 50 metres west of its intersection with Shawnee Road, be adopted, subject to standard conditions.  This development was previously proposed as a condominium development with 43 units and 5 storeys.
Administration recommends that the Grant Application for the Tecumseh Road Main Street Community Improvement Plan (CIP) Financial Incentive Program, for the property located at 11957
Tecumseh Road (Roll No. 374402000000800), be deemed eligible and approved for the Development Charges Grant Program in the amount of $100,000 in relation to the construction of a three-storey, 32-unit apartment building proposed for the subject property.

For questions on these or other municipal matters, please contact me at 226-773-1910 or andrew@andrewdowie.ca


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