MIDDLESEX COUNTY COUNCIL

 

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

 

Notice of Council Session - 1:00 pm, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013

          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 February 5, 2013

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the minutes of the Middlesex County Council meeting held on February 5, 2013 be approved as presented.

 

b)            In-Camera Minutes of the Middlesex County Council meeting held on February 5, 2013    (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 February 5, 2013 be approved as presented.

 

5.         DEPUTATIONS

 

a)         Erie Innovation and Commercialization – The Path to the Future

 

Shelley Imbeault, Project Coordinator, Erie Innovation and Commercialization will make a presentation to County Council on the Erie Innovation and Commercialization initiative, a broadly supported regional effort to transform the future of agriculture in the five county region of Ontario known as SCOR.

 

6.         ENQUIRIES OR NOTICES OF MOTION

 

7.         REPORTS

 

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 – February 19, 2013

 

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.         KPMG - Audit Planning Report for the year ending December 31, 2012

·                     Presentation by David Ross, and Ian Jeffreys, KMPG will present the Audit Planning Report for the year ending December 31, 2012

 

                        2.         Tourism Signage Strategy – Final Recommendations Report

·                     Rob LeBlanc, President, Form:Media  will make a presentation on the Tourism Signage Strategy – Final Recommendations Report.

 

 

B.        ACTION ITEMS

 

                        1.         Tourism Signage Strategy Final Report

·                     Report from Aileen Murray, Manager of Economic Development

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That County Council endorse the Tourism Signage Strategy Final Report; and that the report be forwarded to all Middlesex municipalities for their reference.

                       

2.         Strathmere Lodge – 2013-2016 Accountability Agreement with South West Local Health and Integration Network

·                     Report from Tony Orvidas, Strathmere Lodge Administrator

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the 2013-2016 Long Term Care Service and Accountability Agreement [L-SAA] be approved and that the necessary Bylaw be prepared authorizing the Warden and the Clerk to sign the 2013-2016 Long Term Care Service and Accountability Agreement [L-SAA] , be forwarded to County Council for approval.

 

3.         New Application Request for Middlesex Supports Program

·                     Report from Sally Bennett, Director of Social Services

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the application request for the program “Supporting Children’s Healthy Development through the promotion of Early Literacy in the Home” be approved and included with the Middlesex Supports portion of the 2013 budget

 

4.         2013 Approval for Middlesex Supports Program

·                     Report from Sally Bennett, Director of Social Services

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That County Council approve the following financial support through the Middlesex Supports program:

 

Perth Care for Kids

·         Supporting Development through Literacy and Play                      $ 9,199

·         Supporting Working Parents Return to Work                                   $14,040

·         Seats for Safety                                                                                      $ 2,000

 

Children’s Aid Society of London and Middlesex

·         Mutual Aid for Parenting Program                                                      $10,000

 

Family Services Thames Valley

·         Counselling for children and families                                                           $64,900

 

Southwest Middlesex

·         Can I Play Too?                                                                                     $5,000

 

Strathroy/Caradoc

·         Can I Play Too?                                                                                     $5,000

 

Early Literacy Group (from the Middlesex Children’s Services Network)

·         Supporting Children’s Healthy Development through                   $1,784

      the promotion of Early Literacy in the Home;

 

and that the necessary by-laws authorizing the Warden and the Clerk to sign the agreements be forwarded to County Council for approval.

 

 

C.        CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION ITEMS

                       

                        1.         Social Services Department Report – January 2013

·                     Report from Sally Bennett, Director of Social Services

 

2.         Fourth Quarter Social Housing

·                     Report from Sally Bennett, Director of Social Services

 

3.         Strathmere Lodge Census and Activity Report – January 2013

·                     Report from Tony Orvidas, Strathmere Lodge Administrator

 

4.         Media Release from South West LHIN Releases New Three-Year Plan for Health System, dated February 6, 2013

 

5.         Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Senior (OANHSS) – Submission to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care – Results-based Planning Process for 2013-2014

 

6.         Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Senior (OANHSS) Newsletter dated January 2013

 

7.         Application for Council Exemption for Clear cutting of Woodlands, Mike & Crystal Roelands, Lot 11, WCR, Concession 7, Municipality of North Middlesex

·                     Report from John Trott, Woodlands Conservation Officer/Weed Inspector

 

8.         Public Sector Salary Disclosure

·                     Report from James Gates, County Treasurer

 

9.         Memo from Dillon Consulting outlining recent announcements made by the Ministry of Natural Resources regarding Species at Risk in Ontario

 

10.       Middlesex County Fire Inspection Activity – January 2013

·                     Report from John Elston, Fire Prevention Officer

 

11.       Media Release from SCOR entitled “SCOR EDC Chair John Lessif Meets with Premier Wynne, dated February 8, 2013

 

12.       Update on FCM’s Rural Infrastructure Campaign, dated January 31, 2013

 

13.       AMO Update entitled “Social Assistance Transformation in Ontario – Next Steps” dated February 5, 2013

 

14.       Letter from the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs thanking the County for its Expression of Interest in the Municipal Infrastructure Investment Initiative (MIII) Capital Program, but that the County is not eligible to move forward to the application phase

                       

15.       AMO Update entitled “Premier Wynne and New Ontario Cabinet Sworn In, dated February 11, 2013

           

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

            That Items C.1 – CW through C.15– CW be received for information.

 

12.       INQUIRIES

 

13.       NEW BUSINESS

 

a)         Next County Council Meetings:

 

9:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 12, 2013 – Budget Meeting

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 12, 2013

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 26, 2013

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 9, 2013

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2013

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, 2013

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2013

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 11, 2013

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2013

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 9, 2013

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 23, 2013

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 13, 2013

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 27, 2013

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 10, 2013

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 24, 2013

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 8, 2013

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 22, 2013

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 12, 2013

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 26, 2013

4:00 p.m., Thursday, December 5, 2013 – Inaugural

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 17, 2013

 

 

14.       ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

15.       ADJOURNMENT

 

Moved by _______________________

 

Seconded by _____________________

 

            That the meeting adjourn at    p.m.