Council Matters – August 9, 2022

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Leamington Council held a hybrid Council meeting on August 9, 2022 at 6:00 PM. Council:

  • Approved the 2021 audited consolidated financial statements for the Corporation of the Municipality of Leamington.
  • Approved the initial business case and its assumptions as prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP for the North East Truck Sanitary Project.
  • Received information regarding the 2021 year-end variance analysis, transfers for the net financial positions of the Sewer, Building, and Parking Departments and rate funded Wastewater (PCC), and Water Departments for 2021 to the respective reserve accounts, and transfers to reserves for 2021 committee capital projects and lastly, transferring the 2021 municipal taxation-funded surplus funds of $3,370,829 as follows:

Table 1 – Summary of Recommended Transfers


Reserve Transfers


Contingency Reserve


Waterfront Redevelopment Reserve


Municipal-Wide Accessibility Modernization Reserve


Fire Reserve – Fire Service Study





  • Approved the installation of flexible bollards along Robson Road for the purpose of traffic calming by bringing forward By-law 56-22, being a by-law to amend Traffic By-Law 4284-95 as follows:

Schedule “I”

Stop Signs






Facing Traffic

Robson Road

Cherry Lane


Robson Road

Cherry Lane


Cherry Lane

Robson Road



  • Awarded the 2022 LED Decorative Light Installation and Conversion Project to BXF Infrastructures Inc. in the amount of $250,944 (plus applicable taxes).
  • Waived the $97/day fee for the Non-Profit Long-Term Agreement Daily Rate from February 22, 2022 through February 28, 2022 for the Maryvale Adolescent and Family Services rental, approved the terms of the Licence Agreement to commence March 1, 2022 and terminate February 28, 2025 and reallocated the Municipal Grant previously approved to Maryvale Adolescent and Family Services in the amount of $15,000 to the General & Administration Reserve.
  • Waived Amphitheatre fees for the St. Clair College Presents – the S’Aints – powered by LIUNA and the Festival of Guest Nations/Public Safety Information Day on September 18 to be funded through the General and Administration Reserve from the 2022 Municipal Grants Budget.
  • Entered into a Transfer Payment Agreement with the Province of Ontario for a two year extension of the Community Transportation Grant Program, entered into an agreement with Transit Windsor to provide transit services for the extension of the Leamington to Windsor transit initiative from April 1, 2023 to March 21, 2025 and approved the use of $200,000 in Covid-19 Recovery Funding to operate the LTW transit.
  • Appointed Councillor Latam as an alternate to the Appeal Committee and the Union Water Supply System Joint Board of Management, effective August 10, 2022.
  • Directed Administration to bring forward By-law 55-22, being a by-law to regulate the size, use, location, construction and alteration of Signs within the Municipality for Council consideration.

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