Council Highlights – May 4, 2021

Council met virtually on May 4th for their regularly scheduled meeting.  The public was invited to view the open session beginning at 7:00 pm. live on the Lambton Shores website. 

  • After a 6:00 pm Closed Session, Council declared property abutting 85 Main Street in Grand Bend surplus to the needs of the municipality and will be sold directly to the abutting land owner
  • Public meeting was held for a Zoning By-Law Amendment application for 70 & 72 Union Street, Forest to change the zone designation to allow semi-detached dwellings.  The application was approved
  • A zoning by-law amendment was approved for property east of Elizabeth St in Thedford to permit the pasturing and housing of up to 5 horses
  • Council took no action at this time on the lease of space on the North Pier in Grand Bend
  • Bill Hoekstra General Contracting was awarded the tender for the Forest Sports Park at a cost of $ 168,267.17
  • Port Franks Beach Homeowners Association was granted permission to put signage on Bond Road and Mud Creek Trail
  • Council approved a one time 30% relief on a water bill where there has been an outdoor, underground leak during the declared state of emergency
  • Staff presented Council with the plan for public consultation for a Short Term Rental Licensing Program
  • The baseball diamond located at Coultis Park will be named “Rick Goodhand Memorial Baseball Diamond”

The next scheduled Council meeting is on May 25th and will proceed electronically.  The public is invited to view the webcast live on the municipal website.