Council Matters – September 14, 2021

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At the Council meeting on September 14, 2021, Leamington Council:

  • Held a Public Meeting under the Planning Act regarding Zoning By-law Amendment Application No. 229 and changed the zoning of the property located at 1129 Highway 77 from Agricultural Hobby Farm Zone to Agricultural Restricted Zone.
  • Appointed Rood Engineering Inc. to provide a new report under Section 78 of the Drainage Act to improve the B&C Concession Rd. Drain West and to create an updated assessment schedule under Section 76 of the Drainage Act and approved that the Municipality absorb the $15,300 maintenance cost for a 2020 culvert replacement by returning the charges paid by landowners (2020 Maintenance) and return the OMAFRA Grant and that the existing culvert at parcel #440-27900 be removed and a new temporary access be installed.
  • Approved a three year extension of the draft approval given to Bevel Line Village Subdivision and approved the street names as requested by Castle Gate Towers Inc., as follows:
    • Eagle Street;
    • Heron Street; and
    • Medinah Drive
  • Received the report “41 Oak Street West – Access Analysis and Transportation Impact Study,” dated January 2020, prepared by Dillon Consulting and will use it as the foundation for future decisions regarding access to 39/41 Oak Street West and access to properties at the southwest corner of Sherk Street and Oak Street.
  • Received the report titled; “Earthen Dyke Risk Register: East Marsh, Marentette Marsh, Lloyd Drain Dykes, Leamington, Ontario”, dated January, 2021 prepared by Golder Associates Ltd.
  • Retained Stantec Consulting Ltd. to complete engineering services for Sewer System Modeling and Collection of Flow Data and approved it as a first charge to the 2022 capital budget in the amount of $238,000.
  • Amended the comprehensive traffic bylaw 4284-95 be amended as follows:
Schedule "AA" Speed Zones         
Delete        

Highway

From

To

Rate of Speed

Period

Hickson Road

West Limit

Kent County Road 1

80 km/h

Anytime

Mersea Road 7

Essex County
Road 31

King's Highway 77

80 km/h

Anytime

Mersea Road 6

Essex County
Road 31

600m West of
King's Highway 77

80 km/h

Anytime

         

Schedule "AA" Speed Zones

       

Add

       

Highway

From

To

Rate of Speed

Period

Hickson Road

West Limit

Kent County Road 1

60 km/h

Anytime

Mersea Road 7

Essex County
Road 31

King's Highway 77

60 km/h

Anytime

Mersea Road 6

Essex County
Road 31

800m West of
King's Highway 77

60 km/h

Anytime

         

Schedule D: No Parking Areas

       

Street

From

To

Side

Period

Malibu Drive

129m North of Robson Road

67m North of
Robson Road

West Side

Anytime

 

Schedule D: No Parking Areas

       

Add

       

Street

From

To

Side

Period

Malibu Drive

129m North of Robson Road

Robson Road

West Side

Anytime

Malibu Drive

18m North of Robson Road

Robson Road

East Side

Anytime

 

  • Awarded the 2021 Road Resurfacing - Tar & Chip program to Shepley Road Maintenance in the amount of $398,764 (plus applicable taxes).
  • Objected to the Application for Liquor Licence by “Clandestino” located at 19 Erie Street North.
  • Approved temporarily suspending the requirements for an Intake Period as specified under Section 7.1 of the Community Improvement Plan until January 01, 2022 and funding for all CIP Applications listed in the report.
  • Approved F11 - Municipal Grants Program Policy and Municipal Grants Program Policy Guidelines amendments. Deputy Mayor Verbeke, Councillor Tiessen, Andrea Palichuk, Katie McLean and Laura Rauch be appointed to the Municipal Grant Review Committee for 2022. The 2022 Municipal Community Partners be identified as the Leamington and District Half Century Club, South Essex Arts Association, Sun Parlour Players Community Theatre, the Leamington District Chamber of Commerce, the Leamington Mersea Historical Society and the Migrant Worker Community Program and funding for these 2022 Municipal Community Partners be the same as approved in 2021.
  • Authorized Administration to apply for the Community Impact Grant Program in the amount of $8,680 through the Windsor Essex Community Foundation and if successful with the grant application, approving the partnership with Stanedin Consulting to complete pilot project to support small businesses and/or community organizations within the Municipality of Leamington.
  • Appointed Morgan Robinson, Madelyn Unger, Jaden Burke, Eshal Tariq, Ella Riccio-Durocher, Brynlee Skinner, Abrial Gresser, Bisma Tariq, Madeline Grace McCallum and Massimo Maiuri to the Leamington Mayor’s Youth Advisory Committee for a term to expire at the end of the school year.

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

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