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January 18, 2021

January 18, 2021

CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF ST. CLAIR COUNCIL MINUTES
SESSION #1

Electronic Meeting January 18, 2021
3:00 p.m.

Regular Meeting of Council was held Monday, January 18, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. with the
f !lowing people participating via video conference:

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S. Arnold
S. Miller
R. Atkins
P. Brown
J. De Gurse
B. Myers
T. Kingston
J. Rodey
J. Baranek

Mayor
Deputy Mayor Councillor Councillor Councillor Councillor Councillor CAO
Clerk

d GENDA:

1, CALL TO ORDER

DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST ADOPTION OF MINUTES
3.1 Regular Council Meeting – Session #24 – December 21, 2020
3.2 St. Clair Golf Course Committee Meeting – December 17, 2020
◄ DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS
4.1 PUBLIC MEETING:

– 3:15 p.m. -Zoning By-Law Amendment-1218 Oil Springs Line

4.2 PUBLIC MEETING:

– 3:20 p.m. – Zoning By-Law Amendment – 1895 Courtright Line

4.3 PUBLIC MEETING:

– 3:30 p.m. – Development Charges Background Study- Statutory Public Meeting

CORRESPONDENCE ITEMS

5.1 FB Connect for Xplomet Communications Inc. – Request for Concurrence
5.2 Moore Agricultural Society – Funding Request
5.3 The Jean Collective, A Women in Politics Initiative – Virtual Workshops Series

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INFORMATION ITEMS

6.1 Building Permits Report – November 2020

6.2 St. Clair Region Conservation Authority Meeting Highlights – November 12, 2020

6.3 Lambton College Envision Tomorrow Capital Campaign -Thank you

6.4 St. Clair Region Conservation Authority Meeting Highlights – December 10, 2020

6.5 Municipal Funding – Safe Restart Agreement

6.6 Hydro One – Lambton Transformer Stations Update

6.7 Enbridge Gas Inc. – 2021-2022 Storage Enhancement Project Notice

6.8 St. Clair Region Conservation Authority – Conservation Update

6.9 Letters- Municipal Regulation of Off-Road Vehicles

6.10 Guard Rail at Intersection of Highway 40 and Lasalle Line

6.11 Provincial Regulation – Stay-At-Home Order

DRAINS

7.1 Drainage By-Law 1 of 2021 – Township of Dawn-Euphemia -2020 Maintenance

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES AND STAFF

8.1 Planner’s Report – Proposed Zoning By-Law Amendment – Charles Nantais – 1218 Oil Springs Line

8.2 Planner’s Report – Proposed Zoning By-Law Amendment – Lester & Kathryn Baxter – 1895 Courtright Line

8.3 Clerk’s Report – Draft By-Law to Regulate Use of Off-Road Vehicles on Township Highways

8.4 Treasurer’s Report – General Accounts and Corporate Visa Statement

8.5 Treasurer’s Report – 2019 Financial Indicator Review

8.6 Treasurer’s Report- 2021 Operating Budget Meeting

8.7 Treasurer’s Report-Additional Safe Restart Municipal Grant

8.8 Treasurer’s Report- Public Meeting – 2020 Development Charge Study

8.9 Senior Tax Clerk’s Report – Sections 357 & 358 Write Offs for 2020 Taxation Year

8.1O Director of Emergency Services’ Report – Information

8.11 Deputy Fire Chief’s Report – Fire Department Prevention & Fire Safety Education Activities

8.12 Deputy Fire Chief’s Report – Fire Department Training and Health & Safety Activities

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8.13 Director of Public Works’ Report – Assumption of Ownership of Island Avenue
& Bridge to Island Mooring

8.14 Coordinator of Operations’ (Works) Report – Monthly Report

8.15 Coordinator of Operations’ {Works) Report – Pedestrian Crossovers and Crossing Guards

8.16 Coordinator of Operations’ (Works) Report – Beckwith Street – Concerns from Residents

8.17 Coordinator of Operations’ (Works) Report – Holt Line – Parking Restriction on Gravel Shoulder – Part 2

8.18 Coordinator of Operations’ (Works) Report- Request for Streetlight- Baird Street, Corunna

8.19 Coordinator of Operations’ (Water/Wastewater) Report – Monthly Report

8.20 Director of Community Services’ Report – Information

8.21 Director of Community Services’ Report – Alternatives for Agreement to Acquire Lands at Cathcart Park

8.22 Director of Community Services’ Report- Golf Course

8.23 Director of Community Services’ Report – Moore Sports Complex – Rink #2 Roof Replacement

8.24 Director of Community Services’ Report – Sombra Township Child Care Inc. – Lease Agreement

BY-LAWS

9.1 By-Law 2 of 2021 – To Permit & Regulate Use of Off-Road Vehicles in St. Clair Township

9.2 By-Law 3 of 2021 – Zoning By-Law Amendment – Charles Nantais – 1?18 Oil Springs Line

9.3 By-Law 4 of 2021 – Zoning By-Law Amendment – Baxter – 1895 Courtright Line

9.4 By-Law 5 of 2021 – Interim Tax By-Law

NEW BUSINESS

IN CAMERA SESSION

11.1 Municipal Act – Section 239 (2) (f) To discuss litigation related to a property standards issue at 2662 Burman Line

11.2 Municipal Act- Section 239 (2) (d)- To discuss a change to employment positions within Administration

. COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS
13. UPCOMING MEETINGS
13.1 Regular Council Meeting – Monday, February 1, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
13.2 Regular Council Meeting – Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
13.3 Operating Budget Meeting – Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Moved by J. De Gurse Seconded by P. Brown
Motion 1 Be it resolved that the Minutes from the Regular Council Meeting Session #24 held on December 21, 2020, be received and accepted as printed.

CARRIED

Moved by 8. Myers Seconded by T. Kingston
Motion 2 Be it resolved that the Minutes from the St. Clair Golf Course Committee Meeting held on December 17, 2020, be received as information.
CARRIED

DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

1 PUBLIC MEETING: Zoning By-Law Amendment – 1218 Oil Springs Line (Charles Nantais)

At the appointed time of 3:15 p.m., Mayor Arnold declared open the public meeting to consider a Zoning By-Law Amendment for the property known as 1218 Oil Springs Line.

Application R9-2020 is the result of application 808-20 approved by the Committee of Adjustment on September 15, 2020 where the owners successfully disposed of a surplus farm dwelling.

Senior Planner – Ezio Nadalin summarized his report by advising that the application would re-zone the remnant parcel as A1-ND Agricultural No-Dwelling and the newly created parcel would be zoned A1-R Agricultural Rural Residential. Mr. Nadalin concluded that application R9-2020 would meet the intent of the Official Plan and the Zoning By-Law 17 of 2003.

Confirming that there were no written comments received and seeing no other comments from Council, Mayor Arnold declared the public meeting closed and asked for forthcoming motions.

Moved by T. Kingston Seconded by S. Miller
Motion 3 Be it resolved that Zoning By-Law Amendment Application R9-2020, being a condition of Committee of Adjustment application 808-20, be approved and that the corresponding By-Law be considered for approval.
CARRIED

.2 PUBLIC MEETING: Zoning By-Law Amendment – 1895 Courtright Line
{Baxter)

At the appointed time of 3:20 p.m., Mayor Arnold declared open the public meeting to consider a Zoning By-Law Amendment for the property known as 1895 Courtright Line.

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Application R10-2020 is the result of application B13-20 approved by the Committee of Adjustment on October 28, 2020 where the owners successfully disposed of a surplus farm dwelling.

Senior Planner – Ezio Nadalin summarized his report by advising that the application would re-zone the remnant parcel as A1-ND Agricultural No-Dwelling and the newly created parcel would be zoned A1-R Agricultural Rural Residential. Mr. Nadalin concluded that application R10-2020 would meet the intent of the Official Plan and the Zoning By-Law 17 of 2003.

Confirming that there were no written comments received and seeing no other comments from Council, Mayor Arnold declared the public meeting closed and asked for forthcoming motions.

Moved by T. Kingston Seconded by S. Miller
Motion 4 Be it resolved that Zoning By-Law Amendment Application R10-2020, being a condition of Committee of Adjustment application B13-20, be approved and that the corresponding By-Law be considered for approval.
CARRIED

3 PUBLIC MEETING: Development Charges Background Study

At the appointed time of 3:30 p.m., Mayor Arnold welcomed Stefan Krzeczunowicz of Hemson Consulting Ltd to facilitate the public meeting to discuss the findings of the 2021-2025 Development Charges study as per Section 12 of the Development Charges Act.

Mr. Krzeczunowicz summarized the study in detail and compared the current charges to the findings of the potential maximum amounts that could be charged by the Township.

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