Voting Record -- January 24, 2022

I was happy to move forward the incredible redevelopment of the historic property at 247 Brock Street, designate the "Thomas Drug Store" at 65-67 Richmond Street under the Ontario Heritage Act and provide breaks for community events including the 100th Anniversary celebrations for General Amherstburg High School and the Coldest Night of the Year Walk in support of The House Youth Centre. Here's how I voted on January 24, 2022:

DELEGATIONS

 6.1 247 Brock Street, St. Anthony School - Vince Rosati, Tony Rosati and Jackie Lasalline (Agenda item # 10.5 was brought forward.)

That: 1. That the delegation BE RECEIVED;

2. (Item #10.5) - Option 1 of the proposed interventions BE APPROVED; and,

3. (Item # 10.5) - Administration BE DIRECTED to issue the Notices required to repeal By-law 2021-079, which designates St. Anthony School, and to issue the Notices to concurrently re-designate the property to include a new legal description, making the designation registered upon only the portion of the property containing the heritage building, and to update which attributes of the building are regulated.

REPORTS - INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES

9.1 Decision of the Drainage Tribunal – Charles Shepley Drain

That: 1. By-law 2021-016 being a by-law to adopt the revised engineer’s report for the Improvements to the Charles Shepley Drain be given a THIRD AND FINAL reading and the Mayor and Clerk BE AUTHORIZED to sign same; and,

2. Administration BE DIRECTED to prepare tenders for the improvements to the Charles Shepley Drain and Branch Drain.

REPORTS - PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

10.1 Heritage Designation of 65-67 Richmond Street

That Council DESIGNATE the “Thomas Drug Store” at 65-67 Richmond Street by municipal by-law under Part IV the Ontario Heritage Act.

10.2 Municipal Street Name Inventory Update

That the additions to the Street Name Inventory BE APPROVED as noted in the report of the Heritage Planner dated January 24, 2022.

10.3 2022 Special Events Approval - Part I

That: 1. The following events BE APPROVED:

 The House Youth Centre-Coldest Night of the Year WalkFebruary 26, 2022

 The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s-May 29, 2022

 The General Amherst High School 100 year Anniversary Celebration - May 14, 2022

2. An exemption from table number 3-1(2) of Noise By-law #2001-43 with respect to the operation of any electronic device or group of connected electronic devices incorporating one or more loudspeakers to allow for music BE GRANTED for the following events:

 The House Youth Centre-Coldest Night of the Year WalkFebruary 26, 2022

 The General Amherst High School 100 year Anniversary Celebration - May 14, 2022

3. The following events BE EXEMPT and PERMITTED for road closures to begin prior to 5pm:

 The General Amherst High School 100 year Anniversary Celebration - May 14, 2022

4. The fee waiver requests BE APPROVED as follows:

 The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s: $419.64

 The General Amherst High School 100 year Anniversary Celebration: $1,871.00

5. The Public Events Committee BE DIRECTED to confirm that the requirements identified by the Committee are met prior to the event; and,

6. The $250 event fee BE WAIVED for the House Youth Centre - Coldest Night of the Year Walk

 10.4 Site Plan and Development Agreement - 72 Murray Street

That: 1. The Site Plan and Development Agreement with 2787763 Ontario Limited for 72 Murray Street BE APPROVED subject to being satisfactory in technical content to the Director of Engineering and Public Works, financial content to the Director of Corporate Services and in form and legal content to the Town’s legal counsel; and,

2. By-law 2022-004 being a by-law to authorize the signing of the Development Agreement be taken as having been read three times and finally passed and the Mayor and Clerk BE AUTHORIZED to sign the same.

REPORTS - CAO's OFFICE

11.1 Adoption of the Public Petition Policy

That the Public Petition Policy BE ADOPTED in accordance with the Administrative report of January 13, 2022, as amended.

Changes to the Conservation Authorities Act and Municipal Representation

That: 1. The resignation of the ERCA Board lay member appointee BE ACCEPTED; and,

2. Councillor Michael Prue BE APPOINTED to the Essex Region Conservation Authority Board of Directors.

INFORMATION REPORTS

12.1 4th Quarter Fire Department Activity Report - October, November and December 2021

That the report be received.

CONSENT CORRESPONDENCE

Resolution # 20220124-11

That the following consent correspondence BE RECEIVED:

13.1 Municipal Energy Symposium - Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO)

13.2 Letter of Support for Kitchener Resolution re. Fire Safety Measures - Town of Plympton-Wyoming

13.3 Letter re. Motion Against Quebec's Bill 21 - Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury

Resolution # 20210124-12

That Administration BE DIRECTED to send correspondence in support of the City of Kitchener’s resolution regarding Fire Safety Measures

CONSENT - OTHER MINUTES

Resolution # 20210124-13

That the following minutes BE RECEIVED:

14.1 Committee of Adjustment Meeting Minutes of July 27, 2021

14.2 Committee of Adjustment Meeting Minutes of August 31, 2021

14.3 Committee of Adjustment Meeting Minutes of September 28, 2021

14.4 Committee of Adjustment Meeting Minutes of October 26, 2021

14.5 Committee of Adjustment Meeting Minutes of November 9, 2021

14.6 Committee of Adjustment Meeting Minutes of November 30, 2021

BY-LAWS

 19.1 By-law 2022-009 - Confirmatory By-law

That By-law 2022-009 being a by-law to Confirm all Resolutions of the Municipal Council Meeting held on January 24, 2022, be taken as having been read three times and finally passed and the Mayor and Clerk BE AUTHORIZED to sign same.