Council Highlights – December 3, 2019

Posted On Thursday December 05, 2019
  • Council heard a presentation from residents in Southcott Pines requesting that asphalt roads be the standard for their area; staff was asked to review the existing policy
  • Staff provided Council with an update since the OFMEM Review of Fire Protection Services was received
  • Council approved an automatic aid agreement with Plympton-Wyoming
  • A report on Municipal Accommodation Tax outlining the opportunities and challenges associated with implementing MAT was presented to Council.  The issue was tabled by Council
  • Council has instructed that Skinner Architects undertake a detailed design and analysis for the administration building
  • Curbside collection by Bluewater Recycling Association in Plan 24 was approved
  • The water and wastewater operations contract with Jacobs was renewed for a 10 year term
  • 2020 Water and Wastewater Rates were confirmed
  • Council agreed to enter into a joint agreement with the Ontario Provincial Police for policing services for another 4 year term
  • Staff recommendations for the 2020 Community Grants and Vibrancy Fund recipients were approved
  • Council asked staff to develop a plan for the Main Street planters in Grand Bend and bring it forward with 2020 budget discussions
  • Staff was asked to provide a recommendation for the location of a rainbow crosswalk in Grand Bend in support of the Huron Shores United Church request

 For more information on these items, please go to the Council Calendar on our website for the agenda from this meeting.

The next and final regular meeting of Council is scheduled for December 17, 2019 at the Legacy Recreation Centre, Thomas Hall, Thedford. The agenda will be available at the end of the day Thursday December 12, 2019 at

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