Council Matters – July 27, 2021

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At the Council meeting on July 27, 2021, Council:

  • Held a Public Meeting under the Drainage Act regarding a New Access Culvert at Parcel 610-02910 for the Driedger Drain.
  • Approved the granting of right of access within the Mersea Road 6 road allowance to Leamington Area Drip Irrigation Inc. (LADII) for the purposes of constructing water mains to facilitate additional greenhouse growth and directed Administration to bring forward the remaining right of access requests for consideration in February, 2022.
  • Adopted the Engineer’s report prepared by NJ Peralta Engineering for the Changes in Assessment to the Reid Drain- 11th Concession Branch and Reid Drain- Townline Branch for parcels 910-00400, 910,-01000 & 910-01300.
  • Awarded the purchase of the Online Portal for Planning and Development Services to CloudPermit, for the price of $18,000 plus HST per year. This portal will provide all Planning and Development Services applications and the proponent’s ability to submit the application as well as view status updates on the submitted application.
  • Appointed Councillor John Hammond as Member to the Appeal Committee and Mayor Hilda MacDonald as the Alternate Member to the Appeal Committee for the 2018-2022 Council term.
  • Directed Administration to collect business licence applications and renewal fees for Salesperson – Day Sales and Salesperson – Door to Door Sales for the remainder of 2021.
  • Established the Mayor’s Recognition Awards Committee and appointed Mayor MacDonald, Deputy Mayor Verbeke and Councillor Wilkinson to the Mayor’s Recognition Awards Committee for the balance of the 2018-2022 term. The awards categories are as follows:
    • Athletics Award
    • Outstanding Youth Award
    • Innovation Award
    • Distinguished Volunteer Service Award
    • Community Inspiration Award
    • Mayor’s Special Award

To receive further information, please refer to the Municipality of Leamington Council Agenda and Minutes at