Council Highlights - October 22, 2019


  • Council heard a presentation from Tourism Sarnia Lambton about implementing a Municipal Accommodation Tax; staff was asked to provide a follow up report detailing administration, benefits, outcomes and issues with implementing the tourism tax
  • Skinner and Skinner Architects presented their concept plan for a new administration building for Lambton Shores; staff was asked to provide a report outlining next steps, costs, benefits, timing and sustainability
  • Lambton Shores Phragmites Community Group provided Council with a status update and highlighted some of their recent successes and upcoming challenges in their fight against phrag
  • A zoning by-law amendment was granted for Rice Developments to remove the H12 holding symbol from several lots
  • VanDriel Excavating was awarded the tender for the Gill Road Stormwater Management Pond remediation project at a cost of $ 201,548.78
  • The tender by Gagnon Demolition Inc. was accepted for the demolition of the Forest Ann Street depot at a cost of $ 85,850.00
  • Council allocated funding for the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority Floodplain Mapping project
  • Staff was directed to submit three applications to the ICIP Community Culture and Recreation program for funding.
  • Appointments were confirmed to the Forest Business Improvement Area and the Ausable Bayfield Maitland Valley Source Protection Committee

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

The next regular meeting of Council is scheduled for November 12th, 2019 at the Legacy Recreation Centre, Thomas Hall, Thedford. The agenda will be available at the end of the day Friday November 8, 2019 at