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February 1, 2021

February 1, 2021

CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF ST. CLAIR COUNCIL MINUTES

SESSION #2

Electronic Meeting February 1, 2021
3:00 p.m.

Regular Meeting of Council was held Monday, February 1, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. with the f llowing people participating via video conference:

S. Arnold Mayor
S. Miller Deputy Mayor
R. Atkins Councillor
P. Brown Councillor
J. De Gurse Councillor
B. Myers Councillor
T. Kingston Councillor

aft: J.Rodey CAO
J. Baranek Clerk

1 CALL TO ORDER
2 DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

ADOPTION OF MINUTES

3.1 Special Meeting of Council – January 14, 2021

3.2 Regular Council Meeting – Session #1 – January 18, 2021

3.3 Emergency Services Committee Meeting – January 21, 2021

3.4 St. Clair Parkway Golf Committee Meeting – January 21, 2021

3.5 Community Awareness Emergency Response – Board of Directors Meeting – November 25, 2020

DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

4.1 – 3:15 p.m. – Enbridge Natural Gas Inc. – Projects in St. Clair Township­ Steven Jelich, Director (Southwest Region Operations)

CORRESPONDENCE ITEMS

5.1 C.J. Campbell Memorial Plaque

INFORMATION ITEMS

6.1 Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry – Proposed Changes to Regulations
– Oil, Gas & Salt Resources Act
6.2 Statistics Canada – 2021 Census

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6.3 St. Clair Region Conservation Authority- 2021 Approved Budget and General Levy

6.4 County of Lambton – Notice of Application and Public Meeting (File No. 38C- 20004)

6.5 SWIFT Lambton Project Schedule

6.6 Lambton County Regional Trails – 2021 Granfondo Cycling Safety Campaign

6.7 News Release – Special Meeting of Lambton County Council Highlights- January 21, 2021

6.8 2021 Tentative Council Meeting Schedule

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES AND STAFF

7.1 Clerk’s Report – Revisions to Draft By-Law to Regulate Off-Road Vehicles on Township Roads

7.2 Deputy Clerk’s Report – Approval of Site Plan Agreement – Xplornet Communications Inc. -Telecommunications Tower at 323 Buckingham Road

7.3 Coordinator of Engineering’s Report – Queen Street and Riverside Drive Pump Station Rehabilitations – Design Services

7.4 Coordinator of Engineering’s Report – St. Clair Heights Phase 5 – 2 Year Acceptance

7.5 Director of Community Services’ Report – Information

7.6 Director of Community Services’ Report – St. Clair Parkway Golf Course Projects

7.7 Director of Community Services’ Report – Community Services Fees Errors

7.8 Director of Community Services’ Report – Moore Sports Complex Arena Project – Rink Refurbishment

BY-LAWS

8.1 By-Law 1 of 2021 – Water Use Agreement – NOVA Rokeby Site

8.2 By-Law 2 of 2021 – To Authorize the Use of ORVs on Township Roads

8.3 By-Law 9 of 2021 – Site Plan Agreement Amendment – Xplomet – 323 Buckingham Road, Becher

NEW BUSINESS

COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS

UPCOMING MEETINGS

11.1 Regular Council Meeting – Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
11.2 Operating Budget Meeting — Thursday , February 25, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
11.3 Regular Council Meeting – Monday, March 1, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
/2. IN CAMERA SESSION
12.1 Municipal Act- Section 239 (2) (e) Solicitor Client advice related to Pending Litigation over Property Standards at 2662 Burman Line

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Moved by B. Myers Seconded by J. De Gurse
Motion 1 Be it resolved that the Minutes from the Regular Council Meeting Session #1 held on January 18, 2021, be received and accepted as printed.

CARRIED

Moved by R. Atkins Seconded by P. Brown
Motion 2 Be it resolved that the Minutes from the Special Meeting of Council held on January 14, 2021 be received and accepted as printed.
CARRIED

Moved by S. Miller Seconded by B. Myers
Motion 3 Be it resolved that the Minutes from the following boards and committees be accepted as information:

– Emergency Services Committee- January 18, 2021
– St. Clair Parkway Golf Committee- January 21, 2021
– CAER Board Meeting – November 25, 2020

4 DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS
4 1 Enbridge Natural Gas Inc. – Proiects in St. Clair Township

CARRIED

At the appointed time of 3:15 p.m., Mayor Arnold welcomed Brian Lennie, Darryl Arnold and Danijela Jelich of Enbridge to facilitate their presentation and current and proposed projects within the Township of St. Clair.

Enbridge remains focused on extending natural gas to locations where it is not currently available while continuing efforts to reduce their overall carbon footprint. Enbridge has committed to a sustainable pathway to emission reductions using conservation, cleaner technologies for heat, cleaner technologies for transport and investing in green fuels.

Enbridge continues to work on several projects in the area including the Corunna Compressor Station Meter Run Replacement Project, the Dawn Corunna Project, and the Sarnia Industrial Pipeline Reinforcement Project. Upcoming projects include updating the underground storage pools and the storage enhancement project. Enbridge was seeking a letter of resolution for the upcoming 2021-2022 Storage Project.

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Mayor Arnold thanked the presenters for the valuable information and asked that a draft letter be submitted to the Clerk’s office for inclusion and consideration during the next meeting.

5 CORRESPONDENCEITEMS

Moved by J. De Gurse Seconded by T. Kingston
Motion 4 Be it resolved that Council accept the following items of correspondence as per Council’s direction:

5.1 C.J. Campbell Memorial Plaque
CARRIED

Moved by T. Kingston Seconded by P. Brown
Motion 5 Be it resolved that the family of Christopher Campbell contribute to the cost of the design and installation of the memorial plaque with the balance to be covered by the Environment and Education Fund.
Motion 6 Be it resolved that Motion 5 be TABLED to allow staff to discuss a potential cost share with the municipality.

+ INFORMATION ITEMS

TABLED

Moved by T. Kingston Seconded by P. Brown
Motion 7 Be it resolved that the following items of information be dealt with as per Council’s direction:

6.1 MNRF – Proposed Changes to Oil, Gas and Salt Resources Act
6.2 Statistics Canada 2021 Census
6.3 SCRCA 2021 Approved Budget and Levy
6.4 County of Lambton Notice of Application and Public Meeting (38C- 20004)
6.5 SWIFT Lambton Project Schedule
6.6 LCRT Share the Road Campaign
6.7 Special Meeting of County Council Highlights – January 21, 2021
6.8 2021 Township Council Meeting schedule
CARRIED

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES AND STAFF

1 Moved by B. Myers Seconded by A. Atkins
Motion 8 Be it resolved that the Draft By-Law to Regulate Use of ORVs on Township Highways report submitted by Clerk – Jeff Baranek be received as information.
CARRIED

Moved by B. Myers Seconded by T. Kingston
Motion 9 Be it resolved that Draft By-Law 2 of 2021 be amended such that users be allowed to operate ORV’s on Restricted Roads to access private property for the purposes of snow removal.

2 Moved by J. De Gurse Seconded by P. Brown

CARRIED

Motion 10 Be it resolved that the Xplornet Communications – Site Plan Agreement for 323 Buckingham Road report as submitted by Deputy Clerk – Carlie McClemens be received as information and that By-Law number 5 of 2021, being a By-Law to Authorize a Site Plan Agreement with Xplomet Communications Inc. & 1596072 Ontario Limited tor the installation of a telecommunications tower at 323 Buckingham Road be considered for approval.
CARRIED

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7l 3 Moved by S. Miller Seconded by P. Brown
Motion 11 Be it resolved that the Queen Street & Riverside Drive Pump Station Rehabilitations – Design Services report submitted by Coordinator of Engineering
– Paul daSilva be received as information and that the following recommendations be approved:

1. That the Township procurement policy be waived due to BM Ross and Associates’ expertise with the Township wastewater pumping infrastructure.

2. That the quoted proposal submitted by BM Ross and Associates in the amount of $34,900 plus HST for the design of the Queen Street & Riverside Drive pump station rehabilitations be approved.
CARRIED

4 Moved by T. Kingston Seconded by B. Myers
Motion 12 Be it resolved that the St. Clair Heights Phase 5 – Two Year Acceptance report submitted by Coordinator of Engineering – Paul daSilva be received as information and that the development work performed at the St. Clair Heights – Phase 5 be accepted and that the 2-year maintenance period be in force until January 25, 2023.
CARRIED

Moved by P. Brown Seconded by T. Kingston
Motion 13 Be it resolved that Township contribution of $100,000 (+HST) towards the storm water facilities for St. Clair Heights Phase 5 be funded from the Township Storm Water Reserve.
CARRIED

5 Moved by R. Atkins Seconded by 8. Myers
Motion 14 Be it resolved that the Information Report submitted by Director of Community Services – Kendall Lindsay be received as information.
CARRIED

6 Moved by S. Miller Seconded by P. Brown
Motion 15 Be it resolved that the St. Clair Parkway Golf Course Report: S(Yh Anniversary, Patio Extension as submitted by Director of Community Services – Kendall Lindsay be received as information and that the following recommendations be approved:

1. 50th Anniversary Planning Committee be formed by Members and/or Public.

2. Re-initiation of the Tee Signs advertising program.

3. The waiving of the procurement document and allowing Director of Community services to move forward with the patio renovation project to meet timeline requirements and remain within budget laid out in background, and that the project be funded by the Golf Reserve.
CARRIED

7 Moved by B. Myers Seconded by T. Kingston
Motion 16 Be it resolved that the Fees Pricing Mistakes report as submitted by Director of Community Services – Kendall Lindsay be received as information and the fees contained therein be approved for the 2021 season.
CARRIED

Moved by J. De Gurse Seconded by S. Miller
Motion 17 Be it resolved that the Arena Project Rink 2 Refrigeration Replacement report as submitted by the Director of Community Services – Kendall Lindsay be received as information and that the procurement policy be waived to authorize Quinan Construction Limited act as Project Consultant to capitalize on their familiarity with the specifics of the project.
CARRIED

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BY-LAWS:

Moved by T. Kingston Seconded by P. Brown
Motion 18 Be it resolved that the fqllowing By-Laws receive all three readings and that the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to execute appurtenant agreements and be thereby passed:

3 By-Law 9 of 2021 – Site Plan Amendment – 323 Buckingham Road – Xplomet Communications Tower
CARRIED

1 By-Law 1 of 2021 was withdrawn for consideration during this meeting as revisions are needed prior to approval.
a 2 Moved by B. Myers Seconded by J. De Gurse
Motion 19 Be it resolved that By-Law 2 of 2021 – To Authorize the Use of ORVs
on Township Roads as amended by Motion 9 receive all three readings and be thereby passed.
DEFEATED

Moved by B. Myers Seconded by T. Kingston
Motion 20 Be it resolved that DRAFT By-Law 2 of 2021 be further amended and brought back for consideration at the meeting scheduled for March 1, 2021.

CARRIED

NEW BUSINESS

Deputy Mayor Miller thanked the Port lambton Athletic Association and specifically, Craig Bezaire, for installing a fence to restrict motor vehicles from accessing McDonald Park.

Deputy Mayor Miller asked staff to reconnect with the owners of the dock that is annually installed at the end of Second Street in Port Lambton to discuss plans for the 2021 season.

Deputy Mayor Miller also asked staff to reach out to the new owners of the former Sombra Ferry property to ensure they are undertaking the proper Planf)ing Act applications to legalize their intended uses.

. COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS

Councillor Atkins

Councillor Atkins participated in the recent Lambton Farm Safety meeting and announced that the Annual General Meeting will be held virtually on February 25, 2021.

Councillor Atkins also participated in the Jean Collective Program, the Golf Committee meeting, and the Tourism Sarnia Lambton meeting.

Councillor Atkins initiated a discussion on the future of the CSX Line in the southern part of the Township and the road crossings and asked staff to open a walkway along the north part of McDonald Park to allow pedestrians an avenue to pass.

Moved by R. Atkins Seconded by P. Brown
Motion 21 Be it resolved the Letter of Support for the 2021 Granfondo Cycling Safety Campaign submitted by the Lambton County Regional Trails & Active Transportation Committee be referred to the St. Clair River Trail Committee for review.
CARRIED

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Councillor Brown

Councillor Brown participated in the recent Golf Committee meeting and noted the recent attention to Enbridge’s Line 5, echoing the importance of its continued operation for the local economy.

Councillor Brown asked staff to look into the installation of signs at Corunna Athletic Park reminding users to clean up after their animals.

Councillor De Gurse

Councillor De Gurse had nothing to report.

Councillor Kingston

Councillor Kingston had nothing to report.

Councillor Myers

Councillor Myers had nothing to report other than a personal health issue that he was faced with but, has overcome. He thanked all the health care workers who assisted with his procedure and recovery.

Deputy Mayor Miller

Deputy Mayor Miller reported he has participated in many Zoom meetings.

Mayor Arnold

Mayor Arnold reported that he has participated in many Zoom meetings and spoke with MPP Bob Bailey regarding a grant program that is available to many small businesses within the Township of St. Clair.

Mayor Arnold asked staff to place a priority on Dedecker Park for the next phase of shoreline rehabilitation.

. UPCOMING MEETINGS

1 .1 Regular Council Meeting – Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
11.2 Operating Budget Meeting – Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
1′-1 .3 Regular Council Meeting – Monday, March 1, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.

tl. IN CAMERA SESSION
-1 There was no in-camera session as an update was not provided by the Township solicitor in time for the meeting.

. ADJOURNMENT

Seeing no other business to conduct, it was thereby moved:

Moved by T. Kingston Seconded by P. Brown
Motion 22 Be it resolved that the meeting do hereby adjourn.

CARRIED

The meeting was adjourned at 5:20 p.m.

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