MIDDLESEX COUNTY COUNCIL

 

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

 

Notice of Council Session - 1:00 pm, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2012

          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 Middlesex County Council meeting held on October 23, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the minutes of the Middlesex County Council meeting held on October 23, 2012 at 1:00 p.m., be approved as presented.

 

b)            In-Camera Minutes of the Middlesex County Council meeting held on October 23, 2012   (paper copy handed out to members of Council)

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the In-Camera minutes of the Middlesex County Council meeting held on October 23, 2012 be approved as presented.

 

c)            Minutes of the Middlesex County Council – Public Meeting held on October 23, 2012 at 7:00 pm

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the minutes of the Middlesex County Council – Public Meeting held on October 23, 2012 at 7:00 p.m., be approved as presented.

 

5.         DEPUTATIONS

 

a)         Optimist Students

 

Certificates of Appreciation and lapel pins will be presented to students in recognition of Optimist International Youth Appreciation

 

Councillor Edmondson will give the students a tour of the Middlesex County Building in the morning.  Students will then participate in a “Mock Council Meeting”

 

6.         ENQUIRIES OR NOTICES OF MOTION

 

7.         REPORTS

 

            a)         Library Board – Eleventh Report

                        Councillor Blackmore, Chair, will present the Eleventh Report.

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the Eleventh Report of the Middlesex County Library Board be received.

                                                                                   

8.         NEW BUSINESS

 

a)         Request for Approval to Participate in the Emergency             Medical Services -Technology Interoperability Framework (EMS-TIF) Project

·                     Report from Neal Roberts, Director of Emergency Services

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That Council receive this report for information and authorize the Chief, Middlesex-London EMS to execute the document.

 

9.         COUNCILLOR'S COMMENTS AND OTHER BUSINESS

 

10.       BY-LAWS

 

a)         A By-Law to confirm proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the County of Middlesex – November 13, 2012

 

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

 

            1.         Strathmere Lodge – Dietary Department

·                     Power point presentation by Tony Orvidas, Strathmere Lodge Administrator

 

B.        ACTION ITEMS

 

                        1.         Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative

·                     Report from Sally Bennett, Director of Social Services

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That County Council support the following commencing in 2013:

a)         Financial support will continue to the remaining resident still covered under the Domiciliary Hostel Act as long as he remains a resident of the Mount Brydges Rest Home; and

b)         The County will continue to contribute the average portion of their share of the CSUMB, or $17, 040 to the new delivery of CHPI in Middlesex County

 

2.         Proposed Plan of Subdivision, Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc, File No. 39T-SC1201, Lupine Properties Ltd.

·                     Report from Durk Vanderwerff, Manager of Planning

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the proposed Plan of Subdivision, Municipality of Strathroy-Caradoc, (File No. 39T-SC1201) Lupine Properties Ltd. be granted draft plan approval subject to conditions; and that a Notice of Decision be circulated as required by the Planning Act.

 

                        3.         Crew Cab Pick-Up Truck Purchase

·                     Report from Chris Traini, County Engineer

 

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the bid submitted by Downtown Pontiac Buick for the supply of two (2) GMC Sierra model ¾ ton crew cab diesel pick-up trucks at a cost of $45,161.00 (plus HST) each be accepted.

 

                        4.         Tandem Truck Purchase

·                     Report from Chris Traini, County Engineer

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the bid submitted by Team Truck Centres (London) for the supply of two (2) Western Star 4700 model tandem trucks complete with Viking snow plow equipment at a cost of $201,667.50 (plus HST) each be accepted.

 

                        5.         New Traffic Signals on Middlesex County Roads

·                     Report from Chris Traini, County Engineer

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That installation of traffic signals at the intersection of County Road 28 (Medway Road) and County Road 42 (Clarke Road) proceed as part of the 2013 capital program.

 

                        6.         Bank of Nova Scotia - 2013 Borrowing Bylaw

·                     Report from James Gates, County Treasurer

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the necessary borrowing by-law for 2013 authorizing the borrowing of funds with a maximum limit of $2,000,000 at any one time be presented to Council.

 

                        7.         Middlesex London Health Unit - Shared Services Review

·                     Report from James Gates, County Treasurer

 

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the County approve the Middlesex London Health Unit Shared Service Review Terms of Reference as presented to Council and recommends that the Middlesex London Health Unit Board do the same.

 

8.         Five Year Review of the County Official Plan; Population Projections; Additional Information

·                     Report from Durk Vanderwerff, Manager of Planning

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

 

9.         Five Year Review of the County Official Plan; Public Meeting Summary and Request for Direction

·                     Report from Durk Vanderwerff, Manager of Planning

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the Manager of Planning be directed to research and review the following matters as part of the Five Year Review of the Middlesex County Official Plan:

 

10.       Strathmere Lodge Accountability Planning Submission - South West Local Health Integration Network

·                     Report from Tony Orvidas, Strathmere Lodge Administrator

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the Long Term Care Accountability Planning Submission [LAPS] for 2013 to 2016 be approved for submission to the South West LHIN.

                       

11.       Request from the 1st Hussars Association requesting support for Highway #22 to be recognized as a commemorative highway known as “The 1st Hussars Commemorative Highway”

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the request from the 1st Hussars Association for support of Highway #22 to be recognized as a commemorative highway known as “The 1st Hussars Commemorative Highway” be referred to the County Engineer for a report.

 

Note:  The 1st Hussars Association would be pleased to make a presentation to County Council if they wish

 

C.        CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION ITEMS

 

                        1.         General Payables to November 1, 2012  totalling $1,504,974.82       

 

                        2.         Planning Payables to November 1, 2012 totalling $26,769.19

 

3.         Electronic Payables for the month of October 2012 totalling $707,744.61  

           

4.         Social Services Payables to November 1, 2012 totalling $106,674.45

 

5.         Strathmere Lodge Payables to October 29, 2012 totalling $189,805.92

 

                        6.         Road Payables to November 1, 2012 totalling $2,206,197.70

 

7.         Middlesex London Emergency Medical Services Payables to November 1, 2012 totalling $518,351.91

 

8.         Middlesex Connects Payables to November 1, 2012 totalling $27,052.16

 

9.         Strathmere Lodge - Family, Friend and Responsible Party Newsletter - October 2012

 

10.       Newsletter from the Southwest Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) entitled “Connecting with Care through Partnership” dated Fall 2012

           

11.       Newsletter from the Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors, dated October 2012

 

12.       Five Year Review of the Provincial Policy Statement:  Draft Policies

·                     Report from Durk Vanderwerff, Manager of Planning

 

13.       Middlesex County Labour Force Development Strategy

·                     Report from Aileen Murray, Manager of Economic Development and Sally Bennett, Director of Social Services

 

14.       Investment Mission to Germany Update

·                     Report from Aileen Murray, Manager of Economic Development

 

15.       Letter from SCOR suggesting that their request for $15,000 for a water supply study be deferred until other project funding is secured

 

16.       Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act – Integrated Standards – County wide approach (letters from Thames Centre and Strathroy-Caradoc)

 

Note:  once letters have been received from a majority of local municipalities, a report will be presented to Council

 

17.       Middlesex County Fire Inspection Activity for October 2012

·                     Report from John Elston, Fire Prevention Officer

 

18.       AMO Update entitled “The Navigation Protection Act – Welcomed Changes” dated October 18, 2012

 

19.       AMO Update entitled “Brighter Prospects:   Transforming Social Assistance in Ontario” dated October 24, 2012

 

20.       AMO Update entitled “Ontario Releases fire Ever Immigration Strategy” dated November 5, 2012

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

            That Items C.1 – CW through C.20 – CW be received for information.

 

12.       INQUIRIES

 

13.       NEW BUSINESS

 

            a)         Next County Council Meetings:

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 27, 2012

4:00 p.m., Thursday, December 6, 2012 – Inaugural

9:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 18, 2012 – Middlesex County Council Visioning Session

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 18, 2012

 

            b)         Long Services Awards

 

                        25 Years

                                    Corrie Dejonckheere, Strathmere Lodge (attending)

                                    Sylvia Gilliland, Strathmere Lodge

                                    Lillis Dawson, Middlesex County Administration (not attending)

                                    Warren Knight, Middlesex County Roads (attending)

                                    Denise Dunbar, Middlesex County Administration (attending)

                                    Ann Pilon, Middlesex County Library (attending)

                                    Kathryn Suffoletta, Middlesex County Library (attending)

                                    Sharon Churchill, Middlesex County Library (attending)

                                    Mary Ann Ropp, Middlesex County Library (attending)

                                                           

                        30 Years

                                    Helen Haan, Strathmere Lodge (not attending)

                                    Martin Langdale, Middlesex County Roads (attending)

                                    Barbara Dale, Middlesex County Library (attending)

 

                        35 Years

                                    Mary Lynn Deboer, Strathmere Lodge

                                    Brian Dixon, Strathmere Lodge, (attending)

                                    Sharon Lewis, Strathmere Lodge (attending)

                                    Marie Muir, Strathmere Lodge (attending)

                                    Doug Pierce, Strathmere Lodge (attending)

                                   

                        40 Years

                                    Bonnie Pierce, Strathmere Lodge (attending)

 

            c)         Recognition of Retirements in 2012

                       

                                    Nancy Borges, Strathmere Lodge

                                    Maria Geiser, Strathmere Lodge

                                    Irene Goldrick, Strathmere Lodge

                                    Don Watson, Middlesex County Roads  (attending)

                                    Marg Gooder, Strathmere Lodge   

                                    Linda Waun, Strathmere Lodge

                                    Patti Parker, Strathmere Lodge (not attending)

                                    Cherie McLeod, Strathmere Lodge (attending)

                                    Maria Kolstein, Strathmere Lodge (not attending)

                                    Steve Evans, Middlesex County Administration (attending)

 

IN-CAMERA

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That the next portion of the meeting be closed to the public in order to consider a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board;  pursuant to subsection 239 (2) (c) of the Municipal Act with the CAO, County Engineer, County Treasurer, County Clerk in attendance.                                 

 

            d)         Property Matter - Dorchester Bridge - 4379 Catherine Street, Dorchester

·                     Report from Chris Traini, County Engineer, pending outstanding information

 

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

            That Council resume from it’s in-camera session.                               

 

14.       ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

15.       ADJOURNMENT

 

Moved by _______________________

 

Seconded by _____________________

 

            That the meeting adjourn at    p.m.