MIDDLESEX COUNTY COUNCIL

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2015 1:00 PM
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 11, 2015

Moved by _________________________

Seconded by _______________________

That the minutes of the Middlesex County Council meeting held on August 11, 2015 be approved as presented.

b)         Closed Session Minutes of the Middlesex County Council meeting held on August 11, 2015 (paper copy handed out to members of council)

Moved by _________________________

Seconded by _______________________

That the closed session minutes of the Middlesex County Council meeting held on August 11, 2015 be approved as presented.

5.         DEPUTATIONS

 

            a)         Community Schools Alliance

Doug Reycraft, Chair of the Community Schools Alliance, will provide an update to County Council on the activities of the Community Schools Alliance

6.         ENQUIRIES OR NOTICES OF MOTION

 

7.         REPORTS

 

            a)         Middlesex County Library Board Minutes held on August 11, 2015 – Eighth Report

·                     Councillor Maudsley, 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)         Strathmere Lodge Retaining Wall – Approved Capital Project for 2015

·                     Report from Brent Kerwin, Strathmere Lodge Administrator

Moved by _________________________

Seconded by _______________________

That the quotation submitted by All Season Excavating in the amount of $105,470 (plus HST) for the replacement of the retaining wall and associated handrail and sidewalk be approved, with the proviso that the overage be covered by the savings from the approved Nurse Callbell System capital project (budgeted at $250,000, but approved by Council at $174,388, plus HST).

            b)         We Are Middlesex – Rogers TV Show

·                     Report from Cindy Howard, Director of Social Services and Pauline Andrew, Employment Manager.   Video will be shown following the report

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 - September 8, 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 if required

 

11.       COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

 

A.         DELEGATIONS / REPORTS OF COUNTY OFFICERS

 

1.         Application for Council Exemption for Clearing Woodlands; George and Aileen Elliott, 17290 Thorndale Road (part Lot 16, Concession 4) Municipality of Thames Centre  (Scheduled for 2:00 pm)

A 1 - CW - Sept 8 - Report Elliot Hearing

           

2.         Economic Development Update

·         Power point presentation by Cara Finn, Director of Economic Development

B.         ACTION ITEMS

 

            1.         2015 PSAB Budget

·                     Report from James Gates, County Treasurer

Moved by _________________________

Seconded by _______________________

That the net 2015 PSAB/Full Accrual budget required for the 2015 Financial Statement purposes in the amount of $29,995,829 be approved.

2.         2015 Budget Restated

·                     Report from James Gates, County Treasurer

Moved by _________________________

Seconded by _______________________

That the restated MLEMS and Administration 2015 Budgets be approved.

3.         Redevelopment of Tourism Sub-Site

·                     Report from Cara Finn, Director of Economic Development

Moved by _________________________

Seconded by _______________________

That County Council confirm the use of Section 11.1 of the Middlesex County Purchasing Policy; that the follow on contract to redevelop the tourism sub-site be approved, and that the necessary by-law to authorize the Warden and Clerk to execute contract be forwarded to County Council.

 

C.         CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION ITEMS

 

1.         General Administration Payables to August 28, 2015 totalling $238,424.78

 

2.         Planning Payables to August 28, 2015 totalling $2,387.22

3.         Electronic Payments for the month of August 2015 totalling $1,634,919.41

4.         Social Services Payables to August 28, 2015 totalling $227,582.88

5.         Strathmere Lodge Payables to August 28, 2015 totalling $186,993.82

6.         Roads Payables to August 28, 2015 totalling $3,884,308.28

7.         MLEMS Payables to August 28, 2015 totalling $1,158,866.70

8.         Information Technology Payables to August 28, 2015 totalling $77,742.40

9.         Economic Development Payables to August 28, 2015 totalling $1,514.20

Moved by ________________________

Seconded by ______________________

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

            10.       Strathmere Lodge Occupancy and Activity Report - July 2015

·                     Report from Brent Kerwin, Strathmere Lodge Administrator

11.       Strathmere Lodge – Family, Friend and Responsible Party Newsletter – August 2015

12.       Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS) Newsletter dated August 2015

13.       Invitation to Lucan Biddulph Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Lucan Biddulph Library and Municipal Office on Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

14.       Road Construction Update - August 2015

·                     Report from Jerry Rychlo, Engineering Supervisor

15.       AMO Update entitled “Special Advisor Releases Community Hubs Report” dated August 10, 2015

16.       AMO Update entitled “Policing Update:   Minister Announces Consultations on New Legislative Framework” dated August 13, 2015

17.       AMO Update entitled “Municipal POA Courts Cost Recovery – Ministry of Attorney General Announces 50 % Increases” dated August 14, 2015

18.       AMO Update entitled “Government Announces New Disaster Recovery Assistance Programs” dated August 20, 2015

19.       AMO Update entitled “AMO Report to Member Municipalities Highlights of the August 2015 Board Meeting” dated August 25, 2015

20.       2014 AMO Annual Report entitled “A Voice for You”

21.       Union Gas Notice - Notice from the Ontario Energy Board advising that Union Gas Limited has applied for approval to change its gas commodity, storage and transportation rates effective January 1, 2016

22.       Press Release entitled “Western Ontario Wardens’ Caucus Appeals to Province for Broadband Support”

23.       Pettapiece Resolution from Randy Pettapiece, MPP, Perth-Wellington, requesting support for “Fairness in Provincial Infrastructure Funds and a resolution from the County of Oxford

24.       Fire Inspection Activity Reports for July and August 2015 

·                     Reports from John Elston, Fire Prevention Officer

 

Moved by ________________________

Seconded by ______________________

That Items C.10 – CW through C.24 – CW be received for information.

12.       INQUIRIES

 

13.       NEW BUSINESS

 

a)         Next County Council Meetings:

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

 

15.       ADJOURNMENT

 

Moved by _______________________

Seconded by _____________________

That the meeting adjourn at    p.m.