MIDDLESEX COUNTY COUNCIL

 

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

 

Notice of Council Session - 1:00 pm, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014

          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 August 26, 2014

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the minutes of the Middlesex County Council meeting held on August 26, 2014 be approved as presented.

 

5.         DEPUTATIONS

 

            a)         London & Middlesex Local Immigration Partnership Project  (Presentation)

·                     Presentation by Huda Hussein, Project Coordinator and Janet Tufts, LMLIP Co-chair of the London & Middlesex Local Immigration Partnership Project

 

London & Middlesex Local Immigration Partnership Strategic Plan, April 2013 to March 2016

 

Copy of a report to the City of London Community and Protective Services Committee

 

London & Middlesex Local Immigration Partnership Community Achievement Report, April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014

 

 

b)         London-Middlesex Immigrant Employment Council (Presentation)

·                     Presentation by Jennifer Hollis | Project Manager, London-Middlesex Immigrant Employment Council

 

LMIEC - Mentorship for Immigrant Employment

 

                        LMIEC – 10 Opportunities to Leverage International Talent

 

                        LMIEC – Individuals seeking Mentors dated August 12, 2014

 

6.         ENQUIRIES OR NOTICES OF MOTION

 

7.         REPORTS

 

            a)         Library Board – Eighth Report

·                     Councillor Blackmore, Chair, will present the Eighth Report.

 

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

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

 

8.         NEW BUSINESS

 

a)         Dorchester Library Expansion Ad Hoc Committee Library Board Recruitment

The Middlesex County Library Board received a letter from the Municipality of Thames Centre on August 8, 2014 regarding the Dorchester Library Expansion Ad Hoc Committee requesting to have two (2) members of the Middlesex County Library Board appointed to sit on the Ad-Hoc Committee, as well as Julie Gonyou, County Librarian.   

 

Middlesex County Leg. Policy 2.01 requires that all third party appointments be made by County Council. 

           

The following motion was made at the Middlesex County Library Board Meeting on August 26, 2014:

“Moved by Marie Kingma

Seconded by Lynn Humfress-Trute

That the Middlesex County Library Board agree to the participation of the County Librarian on the Dorchester Library Expansion Ad Hoc Committee; and that the Middlesex County Library Board recommend Marie Kingma, Dave Jones, and Vance Blackmore to Middlesex County Council for formal appointment to the committee.                                            Carried.”

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That                                                       , be appointed to the Dorchester Library Expansion Ad Hoc Committee for the remainder of the term of Council (November 30, 2014);

 

Note:   Middlesex County Leg. Policy 2.01 requires all appointments to be concurrent with Council’s term of office where applicable.

 

9.         COUNCILLOR'S COMMENTS AND OTHER BUSINESS

 

10.       BY-LAWS

 

a)         A BY-LAW to authorize the Warden and the Clerk to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between The Corporation of the County of Middlesex and The Salvation Army, Emergency Disaster Services for the provision of supplies and services during emergency situations

 

b)         A By-law Designating Prescribed Rates of Speed on County Roads No. 1 to 81 Inclusive

 

c)         A By-Law to confirm proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the County of Middlesex – September 9, 2014

 

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.         Annual Report on Library Services

·                     Power point presentation by Julie Gonyou, County Librarian

(copy to be handed out at the meeting)

 

B.        ACTION ITEMS

 

1.         2014 Inaugural Session of County Council

·                     Report from Kathy Bunting, County Clerk

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the program for the Thursday, December 11, 2014 Middlesex County Council Inaugural Meeting be approved as follows:

 

                        3:00 p.m. -      Reception in the Middlesex Meeting Room, Middlesex County Building

4:00 p.m. -      Music Program in the Council Chambers presented by Medway Madrigal Choir (to be confirmed)

4:30 p.m. -      Inaugural Meeting of County Council to elect the Warden (using the Rules of Procedures, approved by Middlesex County Council January 7, 2007)

                                    5:15 p.m. -      Reception in the Middlesex Meeting Room following the election of the Warden for December 2014 to December 2015

                        6:15 p.m. -      Dinner                       

 

2.         2015 Middlesex County Council and Library Board Meeting Calendar

·                     Report from Kathy Bunting, County Clerk

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That the 2015 County Council and Library Board Meeting calendar be approved; that if required during July and August a special County Council meeting may be called by the Warden; and that upon approval by County Council, copies be circulated to County Councillors and local municipalities.

 

3.         County Road 12 (Townsend Line) Emergency Slip Repair

·                     Report from Chris Traini, County Engineer

 

Moved by ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_________________________

 

Seconded by _______________________

 

That emergency repairs in the estimated amount of $200,000 to stabilize the slope adjacent to County Road 12 (Townsend Line) just west of County Road 81 (Centre Road) be taken from road reserves and repaid to reserves as part of the 2015 budget.

 

C.        CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION ITEMS

 

                        1.         General Payables to August 28, 2014  totalling $96,832.40      

 

                        2.         Planning Payables to August 28, 2014 totalling $3,399.57

 

3.         Electronic Payments for the month of August 2014 totalling $1,345,571.12

           

4.         Social Services Payables to September 1, 2014 totalling $70,853.48

 

5.         Strathmere Lodge Payables to August 27, 2014 totalling $30,110.90

 

                        6.         Road Payables to August 28, 2014 totalling $92,976.99

 

7.         MLEMS Payables to August 28, 2014 totalling $289,675.19

 

                        8.         IT Payables to August 28, 2014 totalling $23,938.18

 

9.         Economic Development Payables to August 28, 2014 totalling $4,414.08

 

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

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

 

10.       Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA)  Zone 1 – 2014 Conference and Award

·                     Report from Cindy Howard, Director of Social Services

 

11.       Strathmere Lodge - Family, Friend and Responsible Party Newsletter -  August  2014

 

12.       2013 Investment Report

·                     Report from James Gates, County Treasurer

 

13.       Road Department Construction Update as of August 29, 2014

·                     Report from Jerry Rychlo, Engineering Supervisor

           

14.       AMO Policy Update on the AMO Annual Conference, dated August 21, 2014

 

15.       AMO Update entitled “Highlights of the August 2014 Board Meeting” dated August 22, 2014

 

16.       Letter from Nextera Energy with respect to the Jericho Wind Energy Centre – Proposed Project Modification      

 

17.       Middlesex County Fire Inspection Activity for August 2014

·                     Report from John Elston, Fire Prevention Officer

 

18.       AMO Update entitled “DEADLINE REMINDER – Preliminary Infrastructure Funding Applications” dated September 2, 2014

 

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

            That Items C.10 – CW through C.18 – CW be received for information.

 

12.       INQUIRIES

 

13.       NEW BUSINESS

 

a)         Next County Council Meetings:

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 23, 2014

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 14, 2014

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 28, 2014

1:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 12, 2014 (Change of date)

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 25, 2014

4:00 p.m., Thursday, December 11, 2014 – Inaugural

1:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 16, 2014

 

            b)         Orientation Sessions

·                     Update from Bill Rayburn, CAO

 

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

That the next portion of the meeting be closed to the public in order to consider the security of the property of municipality or local board; a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board; and a  matter in respect of which a council, board, committee or other body has authorized a meeting to be closed under another Act.  2001, C.25, s.239(2); pursuant to subsection 239 (2) (a, c, and g) of the Municipal Act with the CAO, County Treasurer, County Engineer and County Clerk in attendance

 

            c)         Update on 50 King Street Property

·                     Report from Bill Rayburn, CAO

 

            d)         Update on County Woodlots

·                     Report from Bill Rayburn, CAO

 

e)         Middlesex London Health Unit Surplus  (3:00 p.m.)

·                     Presentation and report from Dr. Christopher Mackie

Also in attendance will be John Millson, Finance Officer

To be handed out at the meeting

 

Moved by ________________________

 

Seconded by ______________________

 

            That County Council resume from its closed session.

 

14.       ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Saturday, November 22, 2014 – Wardens Banquet, Mt. Brydges Community Centre

 

15.       ADJOURNMENT

 

Moved by _______________________

 

Seconded by _____________________

 

            That the meeting adjourn at    p.m.