MIDDLESEX COUNTY COUNCIL

 

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

 

Notice of Council Session - 1:00 pm, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 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 September 25, 2012

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the minutes of the Middlesex County Council meeting held on September 25, 2012 be approved as presented.

 

b)            In-Camera Minutes of the Middlesex County Council meeting held on September 25, 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 September 25, 2012 be approved as presented.

 

5.         DEPUTATIONS

 

6.         ENQUIRIES OR NOTICES OF MOTION

 

7.         REPORTS

 

            a)         Library Board – Tenth Report

                        Councillor Blackmore, Chair, will present the Tenth Report.

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the Tenth 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 confirm proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the County of Middlesex – October 9, 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

 

B.        ACTION ITEMS

 

                        1.         Ontario Regulation 284/09 – Budget Matters — Expenses

·                     Report from James Gates, County Treasurer

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the report on Ontario Regulation 284/09 for the budget year 2013 be approved.

 

 

2.         Five Year Review of the County Official Plan; Population Projections

·                     Report from Durk Vanderwerff, Manager of Planning

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the proposal by Watson & Associates Economists Ltd. to complete updated Population Projections for the County be accepted in the amount of $25,000 plus HST.

 

                        3.         Purchase of Replacement Helmets for EMS Paramedics

·                     Report from Neal Roberts, Director of Emergency Services

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That that quotation of AJ Stone for helmets for the EMS Paramedics be approved and that the Director of Emergency Services/Chief Middlesex-London Emergency Medical Services be authorized to issue a purchase order to AJ Stone Company for the purchase of 250 helmets at a cost of $199.25/helmet, as per their quote.

 

C.        CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION ITEMS

 

                        1.         General Payables to September 27, 2012 totalling $1,188,587.45       

 

                        2.         Planning Payables to September 27, 2012 totalling $19,048.82

 

3.         Electronic Payables for the month of September 2012 totalling $500,098.81

           

4.         Social Services Payables to October 1, 2012 totalling $144,708.91

 

5.         Strathmere Lodge Payables to September 26, 2012 totalling $123,013.19

 

                        6.         Road Payables to September 27, 2012 totalling $1,976,937.33

 

7.         Emergency Services Payables to September 27, 2012 totalling $334,110.10

 

8.         Middlesex Connects Payables to September 27, 2012 totalling $32,048.24

 

9.         Modernizing Child Care in Ontario - Policy Discussion Paper

·                     Report from Sally Bennett, Director of Social Services

 

10.       One Percent Increase to Ontario Works Rates - December 1, 2012

·                     Report from Sally Bennett, Director of Social Services

 

11.       Strathmere Lodge - Family, Friend and Responsible Party Newsletter – September 2012

 

12.       Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors news letter dated September 2012

 

                        13.       Road Department Construction Update as of September 28, 2012

 

14.       OGRA Alert entitled ‘Five Year Extension Granted on the Use of Handheld Devices for Municipal Employees

 

15.       Summary Report prepared by Sinapse entitled “Consultations Regarding the Development of the Railway-roadway Grade Crossings Regulations, dated August 10, 2012

 

16.       Five Year Review of the County Official Plan; Public Meeting Background

 

17.       Letter from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing advising that the Province is reviewing the Provincial Policy Statement and enclosing the draft revised PPS

 

18.       Invitation to the SWEA Inaugural Intelligent Region Summit on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, Stratford Campus, University of Waterloo

 

19.       Newsletter prepared by CFDC entitled “Middlesex … Development Matters” dated Summer 2012

 

20.       Letter from the Minister of Public Safety responding to our letter with respect to the elimination of the Joint Emergency Preparedness Program (JEPP)

 

21.       Letter from the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada with respect to the Chippewas of the Thames Big Bear Creek Specific Claim Settlement and the ability to add acreage to their reserve

 

22.       Letter from the Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs advising that the Middlesex-London EMS has been chosen to host the 2014 Annual General meeting of the Association

 

                        23.       Middlesex County Fire Inspection Activity for September 2012

·                     Report from John Elston, Fire Prevention Officer

 

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

            That Items C.1 – CW through C.23 – CW be received for information.

 

12.       INQUIRIES

 

13.       NEW BUSINESS

 

            a)         Next County Council Meetings:

 

Note: change in time for October 23, 2012 and Public Meeting Notice

3:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 23, 2012

7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 23, 2012 – Public Meeting – Five Year Review of the Official Plan

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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

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

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

 

IN-CAMERA

 

Moved by _______________________

 

Seconded by _____________________

 

That the next portion of the meeting be closed to the public in order to consider a personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees; and a labour relations or employee negotiations matter; pursuant to subsection 239 (2) (b and d) of the Municipal Act with the County Clerk in attendance.

 

            b)         Personal Matters / Labour Relations

                        (i)         CAO Contract Review

·                     Update from Warden Maudsley

 

 

Moved by _______________________

 

Seconded by _____________________

 

            That Council resume from it’s in-camera session

 

14.       ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

            Invitation to the Sand Plains Aquaculture, Mossley, Friday, October 12, 2012

 

Saturday, November 24, 2012 – Warden’s Banquet, Dorchester Community Centre

 

15.       ADJOURNMENT

 

Moved by _______________________

 

Seconded by _____________________

 

            That the meeting adjourn at    p.m.