Report on Council: April 11, 2016


 Apr. 11, 2016
Committee of the Whole Meeting: 9:00 a.m. –  2:45 p.m.
Regular Meeting of Council: 3:45 p.m. – 4:25  p.m.
All Members of Council Present: Mayor George Cornell, Deputy Mayor Steffen Walma and Councillors Cindy Hastings, Richard Hinton and Gibb Wishart.


This is to take place on July 23.

NEW IT/GIS TECHNICIAN. Robert Scozzaro took up this position in early April.


Wyevale Park’s Master Plan is moving forward by stages. Proceeds from the sale of lot 29, Plan 51M-361 ($75,000) are to be used for its implementation. In addition, Council approved $295,000 for the first stage of the Master Plan – construction of the soccer fields – in the budget. Options for this work have been presented by R.J. Burnside & Associates. The design of the selected mid-level option (Surface Drainage and Irrigation) is to be completed in detail and tendered.  The total estimated cost is $518,670. The anticipated shortfall of $150,000 is to be taken from the Wyevale Park Master Plan Implementation Capital Allocations in the 2016 Budget.

FOURTH TOWNSHIP HERITAGE DESIGNATION: Sainte-Croix Church in Lafontaine is the fourth property in Tiny to be officially designated under the Ontario Heritage Act.

COUNTY OF SIMCOE OFFICIAL PLAN OMB HEARING: After an in camera discussion, Council directed Shawn Persaud (Manager of Planning & Development) and Kris Menzies of MHBC Planning “to proceed to a settlement of Schedule 5.1 of the County of Simcoe Official Plan as outlined in the MHBC Confidential Report dated April 4, 2016.”