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September 20, 2021

September 20, 2021

CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF ST. CLAIR COUNCIL MINUTES
SESSION #16

Electronic Meeting September 20, 2021
6:00 p.m.

Regular Meeting of Council was held Monday, September 20, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. with t e following 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

aff: J. Rodey CAO
J. Baranek Clerk

CALL TO ORDER

DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

ADOPTION OF MINUTES

3.1 Regular Council Meeting – Session #15- September 7, 2021
3.2 Special Meeting of Council – September 13, 2021

DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

1 PUBLIC MEETING:

– 6:15 p.m. – Zoning By-Law Amendment – 497 Courtright Line – James Seward (Jay McGuffin)

4 2 PRESENTATION:

– 6:30 p.m. – Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) – Renee Hornick, Regional Manager and Susan Budden, Business Development Manager

4 3 PRESENTATION:

– 6:45 p.m. – Bluewater Association for Safety, Environment and Sustainability (BASES) – Vince Gagner, General Manager

5 CORRESPONDENCE ITEMS

5.1 Victorian Order of Nurses Sarnia-Lambton – Donation Request

5.2 Request for New Sidewalk on Fane Street, Corunna

INFORMATION ITEMS

6.1 Dedecker Family-Thank You Note

6.2 Lambton Group Police Services Board Meeting Minutes – June 19, 2021

6.3 Lambton County News Release – Council Highlights – September 1, 2021

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES AND STAFF

7.1 Planner’s Report – Zoning By-Law Amendment and Site Plan Agreement – 497 Courtright Line – James Seward (Agent: Jay McGuffin)

7.2 Deputy Clerk/Coordinator of Planning’s Report – Site Plan Agreement – Enbridge Gas Inc. – 1104 Moore Line

7.3 Deputy Clerk/Coordinator of Planning’s Report – Temporary Modular Buildings Request- Enbridge Gas Inc. – 1693 Kimball Road

7.4 Treasurer’s Report – Financial Statement for the Period from January1, 2021 to August 31, 2021

7.5 Director of Community Services’ Report – Information

7.6 Director of Community Services’ Report – Courtright Waterfront Park – Proposed Washroom Facilities

7.7 Director of Community Services’ Report – Proposed Policy for St. Clair Township Employees/Volunteers Harassed by the Public

7.8 Director of Community Services’ Report – Proof of Vaccination Policy for Community Services Facilities

BY-LAWS

8.1 By-Law 40 of 2021 – Zoning By-Law Amendment – 497 Courtright Line- James Seward (Agent: Jay McGuffin)

8.2 By-Law 42 of 2021 – To Prohibit Heavy Trucks on Certain Roads in St. Clair Township

8.3 By-Law 43 of 2021 – Site Plan Agreement – 497 Courtright Line – James Seward (Agent: Jay McGuffin)

8.4 By-Law 45 of 2021 – Temporary Modular Buildings Agreement – Enbridge Gas Inc. – 1693 Kimball Road

8.5 By-Law 46 of 2021 – Site Plan Agreement – Enbridge Gas Inc. – 1104 Moore Line

8.6 By-Law 47 of 2021 – Confirming By-Law

8.7 By-Law 48 of 2021 – To Prohibit Parking on West Side of Brooktree Drive (Hill Street to Cass Court)

9 NEW BUSINESS/COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS

1 UPCOMING MEETINGS

10.1 Regular Council Meeting – Monday, October 4, 2021, at 3:00 p.m.

10.2 Regular Council Meeting – Monday, October 18, 2021, at 6:00 p.m.
10.3 Regular Council Meeting – Monday, November 1, 2021, at 3:00 p.m.

1. IN CAMERA SESSION

11.1 Municipal Act – Section 239 (2) (b) To consider matters relating to an identifiable employee

11.2 Municipal Act – Section 239 (2) (f) To consider advice from Township Solicitor related to the demolition of OPG site

11.3 Municipal Act – Section 239 (2) (d) To consider labour relations related to contract negotiations

11.4 Municipal Act – Section 239 (2) (a) To consider the ongoing security of the Township Civic Centre

ADJOURNMENT

1 CALL TO ORDER

At the appointed time of 6:00 p.m., Mayor Arnold called the meeting to order and welcomed Council, staff and those watching on other platforms.

DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

None declared.

ADOPTION OF MINUTES

Moved by S. Miller Seconded by P. Brown
Motion 1 Be it resolved that the Minutes from the Regular Council Meeting Session #15 held on September 7, 2021, be received and accepted as printed.

CARRIED

Moved by J. De Gurse Seconded by R. Atkins
Motion 2 Be it resolved that that the Minutes from the Special Meeting of Council Meeting held on September 13, 2021, be received as printed.
CARRIED

DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

1 PUBLIC MEETING:

– 6:15 p.m. – Zoning By-Law Amendment – 497 Courtright Line – James Seward (Jay McGuffin)

At the appointed time of 6:15 p.m., Mayor Arnold declared open a public meeting to consider a Zoning By-Law Amendment to remove a Holding symbol at the property known as 497 Courtright Line.

Planner – Ian MacDougall summarized his report dated September 14, 2021 and supported the application to remove the Holding symbol.

Councillor De Gurse asked staff if First Nations were consulted at this stage of the development and was assured by Jay McGuffin, the Planner for the proponent, that First Nations were consulted at the outset of the application during the original public meeting.

Councillor Brown sought assurance that this was only for the drilling mud and not the crusher.

Councillor Atkins noted that the hours of operation in the Environmental Compliance Assessment were different from those in the site plan. She asked that they be consistent and enshrined in the site plan agreement.

Mayor Arnold noted that in the original public meeting, a 300-metre setback was established from the nearest dwelling and the same setback was considered from the road itself.

Mr. McGuffin noted that all the specifics for the site, including the setbacks, were negotiated and confirmed at the Ontario Municipal Board by Minutes of Settlement. This application was a result of those terms as several Holding provisions were placed on the property for the purposes of phasing. Mr. McGuffin noted that the drilling mud would be dehydrated, stored and then sold to proprietors. He noted that some of the mud would be used to construct the berm that would be required should the proponent wish to pursue the installation of the crusher – which is NOT a part of this application.

Seeing no other comments forthcoming, Mayor Arnold declared the public meeting closed and asked for any forthcoming motion.

Moved by T. Kingston Seconded by J. De Gurse
Motion 3 Be it resolved that consideration for By-Law 40 of 2021 to remove a Holding Symbol at 497 Courtright Line be Tabled to allow staff to confirm the queries raised within this public meeting.
TABLED

2 PRESENTATION:

– 6:30 p.m. – Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) – Renee Hornick, Regional Manager and Susan Budden, Business Development Manager

At the appointed time of 6:30 p.m., Mayor Arnold welcomed Susan Budden of OCWA to make her presentation.

Susan Budden presented her material and demonstrated the footprint OCWA has across Ontario. She noted that they currently have 800 employees across the province, including 20 at the Lambton Area Water Supply System.

Councillor Brown asked what the common length of contracts was in the current economic climate and Susan advised that, typically, they were ten-year contracts but, they do see some as short as five years and as long as twenty years (LAWSS).

Mayor Arnold thanked Susan for her presentation and encouraged her to continue to communicate OCWA’s developments with Council.

3 PRESENTATION:

– 6:45 p.m. – Bluewater Association for Safety, Environment and Sustainability (BASES) – Vince Gagner, General Manager

At the appointed time of 6:45 p.m., Mayor Arnold welcomed Vince Gagner to make his presentation as it related to Bluewater Association for Safety, Environment, and Sustainability (BASES). BASES includes member agencies including Injury Prevention through Partnership (IEC), Sarnia Lambton Environmental Association (SLEA), and Community Awareness Emergency Response (CAER).

BASES is responsible for nine air monitor stations across Lambton County and proposed a new one in Corunna in the park west of Sir John Moore School. The

proposed site meets provincial requirements, has high visibility and would promote awareness of air monitoring in the local area. The unit has been purchased and would be installed in December, if given approval by Council.

Mayor Arnold thanked Mr. Gagner for the presentation and asked for any forthcoming motions.

Moved by P. Brown Seconded by R. Atkins
Motion 4 Be it resolved that the proposed location in Paddock Park be approved for the installation of a new air monitoring unit by Bluewater Association for Safety, Environment and Sustainability (BASES).
CARRIED

CORRESPONDENCE ITEMS

Moved by R. Atkins Seconded by T. Kingston
Motion 5 Be it resolved that Council accept the following items of correspondence as per Council’s direction:

5.1 Victorian Order of Nurses Sarnia-Lambton – Donation Request
5.2 Request for New Sidewalk on Fane Street, Corunna
CARRIED

.1 Moved by S. Miller Seconded by R. Atkins
Motion 6 Be it resolved that the request for donation submitted the Victorian Order of Nurses be referred to 2022 budget deliberations.
CARRIED

2 Moved by S. Miller Seconded by B. Myers
Motion 7 Be it resolved that the request for the installation of a sidewalk on Fane Street be referred to staff for a report.
CARRIED

INFORMATION ITEMS

Moved by P. Brown Seconded by J. De Gurse
Motion 8 Be it resolved that the following items of information be dealt with as per Council’s direction:

6.1 Dedecker Family – Thank You Note
6.2 Lambton Group Police Services Board Meeting Minutes – June 19, 2021
6.3 Lambton County News Release – council Highlights – September 1, 2021
CARRIED

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES AND STAFF

7 1 Moved by T. Kingston Seconded by J. De Gurse
Motion 9 Be it resolved that the Zoning By-Law Amendment and Site Plan Agreement – 497 Courtright Line – James Seward (Agent: Jay McGuffin) report as submitted by Planner – Ian MacDougall be TABLED to allow staff to provide more information at the next meeting.
TABLED

.2 Moved by B. Myers Seconded by J. De Gurse
Motion 10 Be it resolved that the Site Plan Agreement – Enbridge Gas Inc. – 1104 Moore Line report as submitted by Deputy Clerk/Director of Planning – Carlie McClemens be received as information and that Draft By-Law 46 of 2021 be considered for approval.
CARRIED

.3 Moved by T. Kingston Seconded by P. Brown
Motion 11 Be it resolved that the Temporary Modular Buildings Request – Enbridge Gas Inc. – 1693 Kimball Road report as submitted by Deputy Clerk/Director of Planning – Carlie McClemens be received as information and that Draft By-Law 45 of 2021 be considered for approval.
CARRIED

.4 Moved by J. De Gurse Seconded by T. Kingston
Motion 12 Be it resolved that the Financial Statement for the Period from January 1, 2021, to August 31, 2021, report as submitted by Treasurer – Charlie Quenneville be received as information.

CARRIED

.5 Moved by J. DeGurse Seconded by B. Myers
Motion 13 Be it resolved that the Information Report as submitted by Director of Community Services – Kendall Lindsay be received as information.
CARRIED

.6 Moved by S. Miller Seconded by R. Atkins
Motion 14 Be it resolved that the Courtright Waterfront Park – Proposed Washroom Facilities as submitted by Director of Community Services – Kendall Lindsay be received as information.
CARRIED

7 Moved by S. Miller Seconded by B. Myers
Motion 15 Be it resolved that the Proposed Policy for St. Clair Township EmployeesNolunteers Harassed by the Public as submitted by Director of Community Services – Kendall Lindsay be received as information.
CARRIED

8 Moved by S. Miller Seconded by B. Myers
Motion 16 Be it resolved that the Proof of Vaccination Policy for Community Services Facilities as submitted by Director of Community Services – Kendall Lindsay be received as information and that the following recommendations be approved:

1. that any patron being belligerent to Township StaffNolunteers or other patrons, will be asked to leave the facility and will immediately be issued a notice of trespass to be provided to the O.P.P. for enforcement;

2. that the St. Clair Parkway Golf Course comply with 0. Reg. 364/20 and only allow patrons who are fully vaccinated to dine inside;

3. that all community halls be closed until 2022 except for Brigden who will open their hall and comply with the 0. Reg. 364/20.

4. That staff be authorized to retain security to assist with the new Proof of Vaccine legislation at their discretion.
CARRIED

8 BY-LAWS:

Moved by P. Brown Seconded by T. Kingston
Motion 17 Be it resolved that the following By-Laws receive all three readings and that the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to execute appurtenant agreements and be thereby passed:

8 2 By-Law 42 of 2021- To Prohibit Heavy Trucks on Certain Roads in St. Clair
Township

.4 By-Law 45 of 2021- Temporary Modular Buildings Agreement – Enbridge Gas Inc.
– 1104 Moore Line

.5 By-Law 46 of 2021- Site Plan Agreement – Enbridge Gas Inc. – 1104 Moore Line

.6 By-Law 47 of 2021 – Confirming By-Law

.7 By-Law 48 of 2021 – To Prohibit Parking on West Side of Brooktree Drive (Hill Street to Cass Court)
CARRIED

[By-Laws 40 and 43 were not considered as a response to the TABLING of item 7.1]

NEW BUSINESS/COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS:

Councillor Atkins

Councillor Atkins noted that Tourism Sarnia Lambton has their Annual General Meeting on Thursday, September 23, at 9:30 a.m. and asked staff for a new organizational chart with all the recent recruitments included.

Councillor Atkins also noted that she has received concerns from a neighbour to Riverview School related to the installation of new lighting.

Councillor Brown

Councillor Brown noted upcoming meetings with the golf committee and the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority.

Councillor Brown congratulated all the local candidates for the federal election.

Councillor De Gurse

Councillor De Gurse had nothing to report.

Councillor Kingston

Councillor Kingston had nothing to report.

Councillor Myers

Councillor Myers noted that Heritage St. Clair would like to re-initiate meetings and will contact staff for protocol.

Councillor Myers also advised that the Moore Skating Club has contacted Heritage St. Clair about the possibility of establishing a memorial forest on township land.

Deputy Mayor Miller

Deputy Mayor Miller had nothing to report.

Mayor Arnold

Mayor Arnold asked staff to ensure that the local Lambton Kent District School Board representative, Greg Agar, was notified about the lighting issues at Riverview School.

The Mayor attended the recent Black Creek Cemetery meeting. Mayor Arnold noted that he has met with representatives for Enbridge about upcoming projects and reported announcements will be coming soon.

, eptember 20, 2021

0. UPCOMING MEETINGS

0.1 Regular Council Meeting – Monday, October 4, 2021, at 3:00 p.m.
0.2 Regular Council Meeting – Monday, October 18, 2021, at 6:00 p.m.
0.3 Regular Council Meeting – Monday, November 1, 2021, at 3:00 p.m.

1. IN CAMERA SESSION

Moved by S. Miller Seconded by J. De Gurse
Motion 18 Be it resolved that the meeting enter an in-camera session to consider the following:

11.1 Municipal Act – Section 239 (2) (b) To consider matters relating to an identifiable employee

11.2 Municipal Act – Section 239 (2) (f) To consider advice from Township Solicitor related to the demolition of OPG site

11.3 Municipal Act – Section 239 (2) (d) To consider labour relations related to contract negotiations

11.4 Municipal Act – Section 239 (2) (a) To consider the ongoing security of the Township Civic Centre
CARRIED

Mayor Arnold declared the meeting back into open session and asked for forthcoming motions.

Moved by S. Miller Seconded by J. De Gurse
Motion 19 Be it resolved the Civic Centre remain closed through October and that staff be available to the public by appointment only.
CARRIED

1 . ADJOURNMENT

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

Moved by P. Brown Seconded by B. Myers
Motion 20 Be it resolved that the meeting do hereby adjourn.
CARRIED

The meeting was adjourned at 8:30 p.m.


Mayor – Steve Arnold – ”

Clerk