FoTTSA Report on Tiny Council Meeting June 8, 14, and 29, 2022

June 8, 14 and 29, 2022
Special Meeting of Council re New Zoning By-law: June 14, 2022: 4:00 p.m. –
6:10 p.m.
Committee of the Whole Meetings: June 8, 2022: 9:00 a.m. – 12:14 p.m.; June
29, 2022: 9:00 a.m. – 1:09 p.m.
Regular Meetings of Council: June 8, 2022: 9:00 a.m. – 10:04 a.m.; June 29,
2022: 9:00 a.m. – 10:27 a.m.
Attendance: All members present on June 8 and 14; Deputy Mayor Walma
absent on June 29, 2022.

• Movies in the Park – Weekly, July and August, Various Township Parks
• Busk ‘til Dusk – Thursdays, June 30 to September 8, 2022, Balm Beach
• Candidate Nomination Period – Monday, May 2, 2022 to Friday, August
19, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. by in-person appointment with the Clerk’s
• Public Budget 2023 Survey to be distributed to a number of residents for
the period of Thursday June 9, 2022 to Friday, September 2, 2022,
results to be reported September 21, 2022
• Visit to ensure you are on the Voters’ List for the
2022 Municipal Election on Monday, October 24, 2022
• Community BBQ: Celebrating ‘Tiny’ Heroes – Saturday, July 23, 2022,
Perkinsfield Park
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• Tiny Connect – Sign up now at
• Township’s COViD-19 webpage at for municipal
service impacts and updates

TRANSPORTATION MASTER PLAN PROGRESS: Last November Council received the Transportation Master Plan developed by Stantec to guide transportation strategies in Tiny Township for the next 10 years. Since then, items recommended by Public Works have been added to the Plan. On June 8, Council supported the staff recommendation that the following be completed in 2022 at a cost of $40,000:
• Install a 3-way stop at Con 9 W and TBRS
• Apply 40 km/hr stencils on the road between Con 5 and 6 on TBRS and
between Con 8 and 11 on TBRS/N

• Install signage for ‘S’ Bend corners between Balm Beach Road and Con 12
• Add 2 solar speed signs on County Road 26 (Con 16 W) at either end of
• Add 1 solar sign at Crossland Road and Con 4/TBRS northbound traffic
• Install trial speed humps and candles at one of

a. Balm Beach Road W between Second St and TBRS on the west
bound lane only
b. West Shore Drive – Resident funded

• Traffic Candles located to reduce [speed] by narrowing road. Seasonal
candle[s] as removed for winter months
• Township-wide consolidated speed limit report that will encompass all
roads in one By-law. Cost of changes to be presented in a future Public
Works report
• Additional multi-use lane on capital project to resurface TBRN between
Con 15 and 16
The multi-use lane is to be created using current capital.

SHORELINE ALTERATION: After discussing a motion by Deputy Mayor Steffen
Walma, Council decided on June 8 that “due to the social and environmental
impacts of development on the shoreline, staff be directed to investigate and
report back on options to manage alterations to the shoreline, and further that
consideration include environmental impacts, infringement of traditional beach
use and shoreline alteration by-laws as adopted by other municipalities….”

June 15, 2022, when the Township and LASHA removed spotted knapweed
from Lafontaine Beach.

NEW ZONING BY-LAW: At the Special Meeting of Council on June 14 regarding
the New Zoning By-law, Council considered various transition provisions as
modifications to the current Zoning By-law are introduced. These concerned
private and unassumed roads, additional dwelling units, backyard chickens, boat
docks, boathouses, fences, bunkies, outdoor lighting (dark sky compliant
lighting now required), retaining walls, slopes, storage containers, county waste
bins (may be housed in accessory structures). In addition, there are key
directions regarding EP1 and EP2 zones, a new Greenlands Zone (GL Zone),
private sports courts, main building height, accessory structure height, wind
turbines and solar facilities, and affordable housing.