Middlesex County LogoMIDDLESEX COUNTY COUNCIL

TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2020 1:00 PM
Middlesex County Building
399 Ridout Street North, London

 

AGENDA

MEETING TO BE HELD ELECTRONICALLY.   THE MEETING WILL BE AVAILABLE AS FOLLOWS AT 1:00 P.M. ON TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2020

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1. CALL TO ORDER AND WARDEN’S REMARKS

 

2. PROVISION FOR DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND GENERAL NATURE THEREOF

 

3. BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES

 

4. MINUTES

 

a) Minutes of the Special Meeting of Middlesex County Council meeting held on March 24, 2020

 4 a - CC - April 14 - CC Minutes - March 24, 2020 - Special Meeting

Minutes were previously approved at the end of the March 24th meeting

 

b) Minutes of the Regular Middlesex County Council meeting held on March 24, 2020

 4 b - CC - April 14 - CC Minutes - March 24, 2020

 Minutes were previously approved at the end of the March 24th meeting

 

5. DEPUTATIONS

 

6. ENQUIRIES OR NOTICES OF MOTION

 

7. REPORTS

 

8. NEW BUSINESS

 

 a) Establishment of Economic Resiliency Task Force

  8 a - CC - April 14 - Establishment of an Economic Resiliency Task Force

 

Moved by _________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the Terms of Reference be endorsed to establish an Economic Resiliency Task Force as follows:

 


 b) Appointments to the Economic Resiliency Task Force

  8 b - CC - April 14 - Wardens Appointment to Economic Resiliency Task Force

 

Moved by _________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That Warden Burghardt-Jesson be appointed 2020 Co-Chair; and that Councillor Kelly Elliott and Councillor Kurtis Smith be appointed to the Economic Resiliency Task Force

 

 c) Middlesex County Primary Operations Centre Renovation Tender

  8 c - CC - April 14 - Central Garage expansion tender - CT

 

Moved by _________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the bid of Elgin Contracting before taxes for 18-005 for the renovation of the Middlesex County Primary Operations Centre be accepted and that the necessary by-law forwarded to County Council to authorize the Warden and the County Clerk to execute the contract.

 

9. COUNCILLOR'S COMMENTS AND OTHER BUSINESS

 

10. BY-LAWS

 

a) A BY-LAW to authorize the Warden and the Clerk to execute the 2020/2021 Quality Improvement Plan for Strathmere Lodge

 10 a - CC - April 14 - Authorize signing - QIP - Strathmere Lodge

 

b) A By-law to Designate Through Highways County Roads No. 1 to 81 Inclusive

 (Note:  this by-law is to assume recommendations approved by County Council from the County Road Assumption Study Report

 10 b - CC - April 14 - Designate Through Hwys - County Roads 1 - 81 DRAFT April 2020

 

Moved by _________________________

Seconded by _______________________

That first and second reading of the By-laws be given: 

 

Moved by _________________________

Seconded by _______________________

That third and final reading of the preceding By-laws be given.

10 minute Recess if required

 

11. COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

 

A. DELEGATIONS / REPORTS OF COUNTY OFFICERS

 

B. ACTION ITEMS

 

 1. 2019 Annual Accessibility Status Report

  B 1 - CW Action - April 14 - 2019 Middlesex County Accessibility Status Report Council Report

 

Moved by _________________________

Seconded by _______________________

That the Annual Accessibility Status Report be approved as presented and posted on the Middlesex County website.

 

 2. FIN 12.01 Variable Lease Rates – Library

  B 2 - CW Action - April 14 - FIN 12.01 - Variable Lease rates for Libraries - 2020

 

Moved by _________________________

Seconded by _______________________

That FIN 12.01 Variable Lease Rates – Library Policy be approved as revised; and that the Corporate Administrative Policy and Procedure Manual be updated.

 

3. Application for Council Exemption for Clearing Woodlands; Daniel Noorenberghe, Part Lot 5, Concession 5 North; Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc

 B 3 - CW Action - April 14 - Noorenberghe April 14 2020 DV edits

 

Moved by _________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the application by Daniel Noorenberghe for council exemption for clearing woodlands for conversion to agriculture at 7173 Olde Drive, Pt Lot 5, Concession 5 North, Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc be granted:

The following conditions are recommended to be applied.

a)     The applicant will be required to complete the replanting to the satisfaction of the Woodland Conservation Officer and sign a replanting agreement.

b)     Payment of a refundable security deposit of $4,430.40 to be held by the County of Middlesex until the Woodland Conservation Officer is satisfied the newly planted area is fully stocked and ‘free to grow’.

c)     A minimum of 1065 native hardwood (Carolinian forest zone species) trees 30-40cm tall bare root or potted transplant stock of appropriate seed source/provenance be planted and maintained across the replanting area, until such time as they are ‘free to grow’.

d)     Any tree clearing must occur outside the bird nesting season per the Migratory Bird Convention Act (MBCA).

e)     Any tree clearing must occur outside the bat roosting season.

f)       The applicant to provide the Woodland Conservation Officer with an annual report signed off by a Registered Professional Forester documenting fulfillment of the conditions applied to this exemption and the status of the replanting.

g)     The landowner is solely responsible for compliance with species at risk legislation both federal and provincial.

h)     The landowner is solely responsible for compliance with St Clair Region Conservation Authority regulations and permitting requirements.

 

4. Middlesex Centre Official Plan Amendment No. 48; File No. 39-MC-OPA48; Action Trailers Inc.; 4766 Egremont Drive

 B 4 - CW Action - April 14 - Report 39-MC-OPA48

 

Moved by _________________________

Seconded by _______________________

That Amendment No. 48 to the Middlesex Centre Official Plan be approved, and that staff be directed to circulate a Notice of Decision as required by the Planning Act and that the Notice of Decision indicate that Middlesex County Council did not receive any written submissions concerning this application.

 

5. Proposed Plan of Subdivision, Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc, File No. 39T-SC1303, Creekside Meadows – Thorn Drive Extension

 B 5 - CW Action - April 14 - 39T-SC1303 DV (002) 

 

Moved by _________________________

Seconded by _______________________

That the proposed Plan of Subdivision (File No. 39T-SC1303) be granted draft plan approval subject to conditions and that a Notice of Decision be circulated as required by the Planning Act.

 

C. CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION ITEMS

 

1. General Payables to April 3, 2020 totalling $858,216.50

 C 1 - CW Info - April 14 - General Administration Payables 2 March - 3 April 2020

 

2. Planning Payables to April 3, 2020 totalling $9,083.90

 C 2 - CW Info - April 14 - Planning Payables 2 March - 3 April 2020

 

3. Electronic Payments for the month of March 2020 totalling $2,324,276.77

 C 3 - CW Info - April 14 - Electronic Payments - March 2020

 

4. Social Services Payables to April 3, 2020 totalling $348,610.66

 C 4 - CW Info - April 14 - Social Services Payables 2 March - 3 April 2020

 

5. Strathmere Lodge Payables to April 3, 2020 totalling $205,958.34

 C 5 - CW Info - April 14 - Strathmere Lodge Payables 2 March - 3 April 2020

 

6. Road Payables to April 3, 2020 totalling $1,097,760.51

 C 6 - CW Info - April 14 - Roads Payables 2 March - 3 April 2020

 

7. MLPS Payables to April 3, 2020 totalling $716,114.81

 C 7 - CW Info - April 14 - MLPS Payables 2 March - 3 April 2020

 

8.  ITS Payables to April 3, 2020 totalling $137,540.19

 C 8 - CW Info - April 14 - Information Technology Payables 2 March - 3 April 2020

 

9. Economic Development Payables to April 3, 2020 totalling $19,305.56

 C 9 - CW Info - April 14 - Economic Development Payables 2 March - 3 April 2020

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That Items C.1 – CW through C.9 – CW, (Payables) be received for information.

 

10. Strathmere Lodge - Family, Friend and Responsible Party Newsletter April 2020

 C 10 - CW Info - April 14 - Strathmere Lodge Newsletter-Apr2020

 

11. Strathmere Lodge Occupancy and Activity Reports – February 2020 and March 2020

C 11 - CW Info - April 14 - Strathmere Lodge Census Report - Feb 2020

 

12. Copy of a report from the City of London with respect to governance requirements and recommendations for the London and Middlesex Community Housing

 C 12 - CW Info - April 14 - LondonMiddlesexCommunityHousing SPPC Report 31 March 2020 signature.pdf

 

13. AMO Update entitled “Ontario’s Flooding Strategy Released” dated March 10, 2020

 C 13 - CW Info - April 14 - AMO Update - flooding

 

14. AMO Update entitled “Queen’s Park Update – Much Activity and New Legislation of Municipal Interest” dated March 13, 2020

 C 14 - CW Info - April 14 - AMO Update-March13

 

15. AMO Update entitled “AMO COVID-19 Update:  Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act Invoked” dated March 17, 2020

 C 15 - CW Info - April 14 - AMO - emergency declaration

 

16. AMO Update entitled “March 2020 Economic and Fiscal Update” dated March 25, 2020

 C 16 - CW Info - April 14 - AMO -Economic and Fiscal Update March 25

 

17. AMO Update entitled “AMO Partners with Digital Mental Health Therapy Service Provider” dated April 1, 2020

 C 17 - CW Info - April 14 - AMO Update - Digital Mental Health-April 1

 

18. AMO Updates with respect to COVID-19 dated April 3, 2020 and April 6, 2020

 C 18 - CW Info - April 14 - AMO Updates - COVID-19

 

19. Memo from the Ministry of Health, Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, advising that a new emergency order to support public health units with human resource capacity was enacted

 C 19 - CW Info - April 14 - Memo - EO Public Health Human Resources

 

20. Final Approval of PW Holdings Inc., Plan of Subdivision, File 39T-MC1801: Municipality of Middlesex Centre

 C 20 - CW Info - April 14 - PW Holdings 39-MC1801 DV

 

21. The Provincial Policy Statement, 2020

 C 21 - CW Info - April 14 - PPS 2020_CountyCouncilReport

 

22. Copy of a letter from SCOR to the Minister of Agriculture and Agrifood Canada with respect to COVID-19 and the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program

 C 22 - CW Info - April 14 - SCOR-ltr-re-SAWP-March-17-2020

 

 23. Information from SCOR providing immediate supports and resources for business

  C 23 - CW Info - April 14 - Available Resources for Businesses in SCOR - COVID-19

 

24. Notice from the Township of Lucan Biddulph with respect to their Development Charges By-law

 C 24 - CW Info - April 14 - LB - Notice of Passage of DC Bylaw - Mar 2020

 

25. Information from the Municipal Engineers Association with respect to their 2020 Bursary Awards Program

 C 25 - CW Info - April 14 - 2020 MEA BURSARY PROGRAM

 

26. Information from Natural Resources Canada with respect to the Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program

 C 26 - CW Info - April 14 - Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program _ Natural Resources Canada

 

27. Information from MPAC with respect to the 2020 Property Assessment Update

 C 27 - CW Info - April 14 - MPAC AssessmentUpdateBrochure

 

28. Media Release from LHSC announcing the construction of LHSC field hospital underway to prepare for potential COVID-19 influx, dated April 7, 2020

 C 28 - CW Info - April 14 - Media Release-LHSC Field Hospital Final

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That Items C.10 – CW through C.28 – CW be received for information.

 

12. INQUIRIES

 

13. NEW BUSINESS

 

a) Next County Council Meetings:

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 4:00 pm - Inaugural

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

 

Council to take a five minute recess to allow the Clerk to finalize the minutes for approval

 

Moved by _________________________

Seconded by _______________________

That the minutes of the Meeting of Middlesex County Council held on April 14, 2020 be approved as presented.

 

 

10.c) A By-Law to confirm proceedings of the Council of the Corporation of the County of Middlesex –  April 14, 2020

  10 c - CC April 14 - Confirming By-law - April 14, 2020

Moved by _________________________

Seconded by _______________________

That first and second reading of the Confirming By-law be given: 

 

Moved by _________________________

Seconded by _______________________

That third and final reading of the Confirming By-law be given.

14. ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Saturday, November 14, 2020 – Middlesex County Warden’s Banquet

 

15. ADJOURNMENT

 

Moved by _______________________

 

Seconded by _____________________

 

That the meeting adjourn at p.m.

 

 

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request.  Please contact Kathy Bunting, County Clerk to make a request. kbunting@middlesex.ca