Council Highlights: June 2022

Lambton Shores Council met on June 7 and June 28 for regularly scheduled council meetings.

Council Highlights:

  • Public Meetings for Zoning By-Law Amendments were held for:
    • 8081 Willsie Line to rezone the property from the Agriculture-2 Exception 1 zone to a site-specific residential zone permitting single detached dwellings and a minimum lot size of 3000 m2; the ZBA was approved
    • 8562 and 8580 Townsend Line to proposes to rezone a portion of the property 8562 Townsend Line and the entirety of 8580 Townsend Line for the purpose of a lot addition to 8580 Townsend Line; the ZBA was approved
    • Goosemarsh Line - Concession C, Plan 7 Lot 20 from Ag to Ag and Environmental Protection – Woodlot Zones with a minimum required setback of 15 m from the EP-WD Zone for all buildings and structures; the ZBA was approved
  • Council asked staff to prepare a report for consideration of a Grand Bend Community Centre Committee
  • A Short Term Rental Licensing By-Law was approved to come into effect February 2023
  • Lavis Contracting Co. was awarded the 2022 asphalt resurfacing contract for $ 225,975.00
  • The 2022 tax rates were approved and will remain the same as in 2021
  • Consideration of the Report for the John Coultis Drain 2022 took place and by-law provisionally passed
  • Council received the 2021 Financial Statements and heard the municipality is in a good financial position
  • The previously deferred ZBA application for 10039-10063 Lakeshore Road was approved
  • The purchase of a Pumper Tanker was awarded to Safetek Emergency Vehicles in the amount of $ 903,218
  • The 2021 Development Charges and Cash in Lieu of Parkland were received
  • Council passed a new Records Retention By-Law
  • An engineer was appointed for improvements to the Smejkal Drain

The next scheduled Council meeting will be on July 19, 2022 at the Legacy Centre in Thedford. The public is invited to view the meeting online or in person.

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