MIDDLESEX COUNTY COUNCIL

 

To the Council of the Corporation of the County of Middlesex.

 

Notice of Council Session - 1:00 pm, TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2015

          Middlesex County Building,

          399 Ridout Street North, London.

 

                                                      AGENDA

 

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 Visioning Session of Middlesex County Council held on January 13, 2015

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the minutes of the Middlesex County Council meeting held on January 13, 2015 be approved as presented.

 

b)         Minutes of the Middlesex County Council meeting held on January 13, 2015

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the minutes of the Middlesex County Council meeting held on January 13, 2015 be approved as presented.

 

c)         Closed Session Minutes of the Middlesex County Council Meeting held on January 13, 2015    (paper copy handed out at the meeting to members of Council)

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the Closed Session minutes of the Middlesex County Council meeting held on January 13, 2015 be approved as presented.

 

5.         DEPUTATIONS

           

a)         The London Plan

·                     The ReThink London team (John Fleming, Gregg Barrett, Sean Galloway and Heather McNeely) will make a presentation to County council on The London Plan

 

            b)         Farm Tax Ratio Presentations

 

1.         Ben Le Fort, Farm Policy Researcher, Ontario Federation of Agriculture

 

2.         Paul Ward, President, Middlesex Federation of Agriculture

 

3.         Lynn McClary, Arva Grain Corporation

 

                        4.         Don Foster, Ilderton, will address County Council

 

            c)         Clean Water Program

·                     Power point presentation by Hugh Fletcher, Clean Water Program Chair and Craig Merkley, UTRCA, will make a presentation to County Council on the Clean Water Program.

 

6.         ENQUIRIES OR NOTICES OF MOTION

 

7.         REPORTS

 

            a)         Human Resource Committee – First Report

·                     Councillor Vanderheyden, Chair, will present the First Report.

 

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the First Report of the Human Resource Committee be approved as presented.

 

            b)         Library Board – First Report

·                     Councillor Maudsley, will present the First Report of the Middlesex County Library Board

 

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

            That the First Report of the Middlesex County Library Board be received

 

8.         NEW BUSINESS

 

9.         COUNCILLOR'S COMMENTS AND OTHER BUSINESS

 

10.       BY-LAWS

 

a)         A BY-LAW to authorize a collective agreement between the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) and The Corporation of the County of Middlesex for the period April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2016

 

b)         A BY-LAW to authorize a collective agreement between UNIFOR Local 302 and The Corporation of the County of Middlesex for the period January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2017

 

c)         A By-Law to confirm proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the County of Middlesex – January 27, 2015

 

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

 

11.       COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

 

            A.        DELEGATIONS / REPORTS OF COUNTY OFFICERS

 

A public hearing to consider one application for an exemption to Woodlands Conservation By-law #5738   (Scheduled for 2:00 p.m.)

 

1.         Application for Council Exemption for Clearing Woodlands; Union Gas, 11025 Ivan Drive (Part Lot 14, Concession 7), Middlesex Centre

 

·         Presentation by the applicant 

 

·         Opportunity for members of the public to provide comments

 

·      Report from Mark Brown, Woodlands Conservation Officer / Weed Inspector

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the application by Union Gas for council exemption for clearing woodlands to build an additional compressor station at 11025 Ivan Drive (Part Lot 14, Concession 7, in the Municipality of Middlesex Centre (former Township of Lobo), be granted subject to payment of a refundable security deposit of $40,560.00 (19.5 acres at $2080.00 per acre) to be held until the replanting commitment of 39 acres of new woodland in the County of Middlesex is established to the satisfaction of the Woodland Conservation Officer.

 

                        2.         Audit Planning Report – KPMG

·                     Presentation by Ian Jeffreys Partner KPMG and Melissa Wale Manager, Audit KPMG

 

3.         County Forestry Services Update

·         Power point presentation by Durk Vanderwerff, Manager of Planning and Mark Brown, Woodlands Conservation Officer/Weed Inspector

 

B.        ACTION ITEMS

                        No action items

 

C.        CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION ITEMS

 

                        1.         Social Services Department Report – December 2015

·                     Report from Cindy Howard, Director of Social Services

 

2.         Children Services Update

·                     Report from Cindy Howard, Director of Social Services

 

3.         Province Announces 2015 Wage Enhancement Funding

 

4.         Strathmere Lodge Census and Activity Report – December 2015

·                     Report from Tony Orvidas, Strathmere Lodge Administrator

 

5.         Strathmere Lodge - Family, Friend and Responsible Party Newsletter – January 2015

 

6.         OANHSS Action Update – December 2014 published by the Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors

 

7.         OANHSS 2015 Provincial Budget Submission entitled “the Need is Now:  Addressing Understaffing in Long Term Care” dated December 2014

 

8.         Strathmere Lodge 2014 Occupancy and Activity Analysis

·                     Report from Tony Orvidas, Strathmere Lodge Administrator

 

9.         Behavioral Supports Ontario Funding - 2015

·                     Report from Tony Orvidas, Strathmere Lodge Administrator

 

10.       AMO Update entitled “Do Lower Gas prices Mean Lower Federal Gas Tax Fund Payments?” dated January 14, 2015

 

11.       AMO Update entitled “Joint and Several Liability:  Increasing municipal costs, decreasing fun” dated January 14, 2015

 

12.       Letter from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing providing the County with the requirements for the 2014 Municipal Performance Measurement Program (MPMP)

 

                        13.       “Make it In Middlesex” newsletter dated Winter 2015

 

                        14.       “Industry News” published by Ontario’s Southwest

           

                        15.       Status of Tourism in Middlesex County

·                     Report from Aileen Murray, Manager of Economic Development

 

16.       MPAC Newsletter dated January 19, 2015

 

17.       Letter from Stantec providing notice of a Study Commencement – Delaware community Settlement Area Stormwater Master Plan

 

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

            That Items C.1 – CW through C.17 – CW be received for information.

 

12.       INQUIRIES

 

13.       NEW BUSINESS

 

a)         Next County Council Meetings:

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 17, 2015

9:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 10, 2015 – Budget Meeting

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, 2015

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2015

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 14, 2015

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, 2015

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 12, 2015

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, 2015

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 16, 2015

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 30, 2015

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 21, 2015

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 11, 2015

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 8, 2015

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 22, 2015

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 13, 2015

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 27, 2015

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 10, 2015

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 24, 2015

4:00 p.m., Thursday, December 3, 2015 – Inaugural

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 8, 2015

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 22, 2015

 

14.       ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Thursday, April 16th, 2014 - Middlesex Municipal Association Annual Meeting, Agricultural Hall at 268 Currie Street, Glencoe

 

15.       ADJOURNMENT

 

Moved by _______________________

 

Seconded by _____________________

 

            That the meeting adjourn at    p.m.