Council Highlights: February 2022

Council met on February 1, 10 and 22. All three meetings were live streamed on the Lambton Shores website.

Council Highlights:

  • Council approved a site plan agreement with Widder Station Golf & Country Club
  • Information reports regarding the 2022 Municipal Election were received
  • Council declared municipal property to be surplus to the needs of the municipality; notice of the disposition is posted on the municipal website
  • The 2022 Operating and Capital Budgets were approved; in 2022 there will be a 0% tax rate change over 2021
  • A Public Meeting was held for Zoning By-Law Amendment application for 17 Pine Street, Grand Bend to permit an R3 Zone with site specific provisions for the construction of a triplex dwelling.  The application was denied
  • Council scheduled quarterly Committee of the Whole meetings in 2022 for the purpose of discussing the Quarterly Financial Reports
  • Council renewed leases with both the Ausable Port Franks Optimist and Grand Bend Area Chamber of Commerce
  • A report for recommendations and options for Short Term Rental regulations and licensing was received by Council.  The program will be posted for public comment beginning February 28, 2022
  • The tender for Ontario Street North Reconstruction was awarded to Birnam Excavating Limited for $ 6,258,084.12
  • The quarterly financial report was approved and the 2021 surplus was allocated to various reserve funds
  • Council directed staff to prepare an encroachment agreement for a fence at 6 Main Street Grand Bend


The next scheduled Council meeting will be on March 15, 2022 at the Legacy Centre in Thedford. The public is invited to view the meeting online or in person.