MUNICIPALITY OF THAMES CENTRE
ELECTRONIC COUNCIL MEETING
 

MONDAY, MAY 25, 2020 1:00 PM
Electronic Meeting
 

AGENDA

1.     CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Warwick to call the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m.

In response to COVID-19 we are continuing to hold Council meetings electronically.  The municipal office is closed, however, members of the public are invited to participate in this meeting of Council electronically by accessing the meeting live-streaming video at:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUcYRQ2TbTk29NTohtmKdjg

2.     DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND GENERAL NATURE THEREOF

The Municipal Conflict of Interest Act requires any member of Council declaring a pecuniary interest and the general nature thereof, where the interest of a member of Council has not been disclosed by reason of the member’s absence from the meeting, to disclose the interest at the first open meeting attended by the member of Council and otherwise comply with the Act.

3.     ANNOUNCEMENTS 

                       

4.     APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES                 

  1. May 4, 2020, regular meeting minutes.
    CouncilMinutes-20May04

5.     PROCEDURAL BY-LAW AMENDMENT                 

  1. Report No. C-006-20, Re Procedural By-law Amendment – to Allow Electronic Public Participation and Electronic Delegations.
    Admin-ReportC-006-20-20May25
    Bylaw32-2020
    Bylaw7-2018-ConsolidatedBylaws27-2020&Bylaw32-2020

6.     1:00 P.M. – PUBLIC MEETINGS - DRAINAGE MEETING       

(Note:  Resolution required for the Council to adjourn its regular meeting to sit as Court of Revision)
 

  1. 1:00 p.m., Court of Revision

 

  1. Switzer Municipal Drain 2020.
     

Mr. Steve Brickman – Engineer, Dietrich Engineering Limited, re Engineer’s Report dated January 14, 2020.
DietrichEngineeringLimited-SwitzerDrain2020-20Jan14

 

Drainage Report prepared by Drainage Superintendent.
PW-ReportDR-007-20-20May25
 

(Note:  Resolution required for the Council to adjourn its regular meeting to sit as Court of Revision)

7.     PRESENTATION

a.     Nancy Neale, Watson & Associates, re Water and Wastewater Financial Plan & Rate Study.
Watson&Associates-Water&WastewaterFinancialPlans
Watson&AssociatesWater&WastewaterRateStudy

8.     CONSENT AGENDA

Items listed under the Consent Agenda are considered for information or are not expected to require Council direction and are enacted in one motion. The exception to this rule is that a Council Member may request that one or more items be removed from the Consent Agenda for separate discussion and vote.

Correspondence:

  1. AMO, re New OPP Detachment Boards Discussion Paper, May 1, 2020.
    CORR-AMO-OPPDetachmentBoardsDiscussionPaper-2020-05-01
  2. Middlesex County, re Media Release - Thames Valley Joins Corporate and Municipal Partners to Expand Wi-fi Access.
    CORR-CountyMiddlesex-Media ReleaseExpandWifiAccess-20May13
  3. Middlesex County Planning, re The Provincial Policy Statement 2020.

CORR-MiddlesexCountyPlanning-ProvincialPolicyStatement2020-20Apr14

9.     REPORTS OF DEPARTMENTS                    

a.     Financial Services (per K. Grogan)

  1. Report No. F-006-20, re Financial Report (unaudited) – January to December 2019.
    F-ReportF-006-20-20May25

b.     Public Works (per C. Reyes)

i.      Report No. PW-004-20, re Water and Wastewater Ontario Regulation 453/07 Financial Plan and Rate Study.
PW-ReportPW-004-20-20May25
Watson&Associates-Water&WastewaterFinancialPlans
Watson&AssociatesWater&WastewaterRateStudy

c.     Community Services & Facilities (per)

No items

  1. Planning & Development Services (per M. Bancroft)

i.      Report No. BL-001-20, re Animal Control Services Contract.
PDS-ReportBL001-20-20May25
Bylaw31-2020

  1. Report No. PDS-012-20, re Planning Application Status Update.
    PDS-Report012-20-25May2020

e.     Fire Services (per K. Armstrong)

  No items.

f.       Administration Services (per M. Henry)

i.      Report No. C-005-20, re e-SCRIBE – Council Agenda Modernization.
Admin-ReportC-005-20-20May25

  1. Report No. A-007-20, re COVID-19 – 2020 Programming and Pool Operations.
    Admin-ReportA-007-20-20

10. MAYOR’S REPORT/COUNTY COUNCIL REPORT  

   

11. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

No Items.

12. NEW BUSINESS

Includes items removed from Consent Agenda to be dealt with separately and other business.

13. NOTICES OF MOTION

No items.

14. BY-LAWS

  1. By-law No. 31-2020, being a by-law to authorize an Agreement with Hillside Kennels Animal Control Ltd. to provide animal control services.
    Bylaw31-2020
  2. By-law No. 32-2020, being a by-law to amend Council Procedural By-law No. 7-2018 governing the proceedings of Council.

Bylaw32-2020 

  1. By-law No. 33-2020, being a Confirmatory By-law.
    Bylaw33-2020

15. CLOSED SESSIONS

No items.

16. SCHEDULING OF MEETINGS

Upcoming Regular Meetings of Council:

Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 1:00 p.m.

Monday, June 22, 2020, 6:00 p.m.

Monday, July 13, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

Monday, August 10, 2020, 2:00 p.m.

Monday, September 14, 2020, 1:00 p.m.

Monday, September 28, 2020, 6:00 p.m.

Monday, October 5, 2020, 1:00 p.m.
Monday, October 26, 2020, 6:00 p.m.

Monday, November 9, 2020, 1:00 p.m.
Monday, November 23, 2020, 6:00 p.m.

Monday, December 14, 2020, 1:00 p.m.

17. ADJOURNMENT