I brought forward motion asking the Fire Chief to bring back a report on the statistics of the Fire Permit system over the past two years and explore the feasibility of moving to a one-and-done permitting system. I was also happy to declare October Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Amherstburg and support the efforts of a delegation looking to raise money for a 3D Mammography Machine for Windsor-Essex.
7.1 Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October Initiatives - Alison Baldwin, Gisele Seguin & Cristina Naccarato, Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation
Received a delegation from Alison Baldwin, Gisele Seguin, and Cristina Naccarato, Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation, regarding their request to raise funds in the Town towards the purchase of a new 3D Digital Mammography Machine for Windsor Essex County; and, to have October proclaimed as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Council granted the request and the proclamation.
7.2 Belle Vue Conservancy Status Report - Shirley Curson-Prue, President, Belle Vue Conservancy
Received a delegation from Shirley Curson-Prue, President, Belle Vue Conservancy, regarding the Belle Vue Conservancy Status Report. Council
directed the Town to facilitate donations and issue receipts for the Belle Vue property until such time as the Belle Vue Conservancy receives charitable status.
REPORTS -- CORPORATE SERVICES
8.1 Development Charges Background Study and By-law 2019-083
Adopted the assumptions contained in the 2019 Development Charges Background Study and approved and adopted the 2019 Development Charges Background Study.
8.2 2020 User Fees By-law
Approved the changes in fees and charges for the 2020 User Fees By-law with an amendment to Schedule B – Building Services; and, passed By-law 2019-082 being a by-law to Establish User Fees or Charges for Services, Activities or the Use of Property.
REPORTS -- ENGINEERING AND PUBLIC WORKS
10.1 - 10.3 Placement of Underground Infrastructure, Curbs and Base Asphalt on Maintenance – Kingsbridge Subdivision Phase 7A/9A
Accepted the recommendations of the consulting engineer, BairdAE regarding the Placement of Underground Infrastructure, Curbs and Base Asphalt on Maintenance in several sections of the Kingsbridge subdivision.
REPORTS -- PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT AND LEGISLATIVE SERVICES
11.1 Zoning By-law Amendment - 514, 528 and Vacant Land (V/L) Simcoe Street
Approved the Zoning By-law Amendment to change the lands at 514, 528 and Vacant Land (V/L) Simcoe Street from the “Residential Second Density (R2) Zone” to “Special Provision Residential Second Density (R2-6) Zone” to allow for uses including single-detached, semi-detached, duplex or converted dwelling units.
13.3 2019 KNYP Fishing Extension.docx
Directed Administration to explore expanded fishing opportunities within the Town and bring back a report; and, to advertise all public fishing areas within the Town. Read my blog about the expanded fishing area in King's Navy Yard Park.
CONSENT -- OTHER MINUTES
15.1 Audit Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes - September 10, 2019
Approved the Terms of Reference for the Audit and Finance Advisory Committee.
16.1 Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee Minutes - September 9, 2019
Approved several recommendations of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, on which I sit, including having administration examine the feasibility of a dog park, the feasibility of expanded Pickleball courts at Malden Park, and examine the best location for the Skate Park being displaced by the new High School.
16.2 Audit Advisory Committee Minutes - August 29, 2019
Approved an Audit and Finance Advisory Committee training budget of $1500 to match other committees.
18.1 Fire Permit System
Directed the Fire Chief to bring back a report outlining the statistics of the fire permit system over the past two years and explore the feasibility of moving to a one-and-done permit system.
20.1 By-law 2019-067 - New Bridge on the Collison Drain for Laramie Farms - 3rd & Final Reading
Passed By-law 2019-067 being a by-law to Provide for the New Bridge on the Collison Drain for Laramie Farms.