Council and Committee of the Whole Highlights - November 10, 2021

Posted on Friday November 12, 2021
Council Highlights
Council Highlights

Council Highlights provide a brief overview of noteworthy decisions and presentations made at Town of Penetanguishene Council meetings. Detailed agendas and minutes from the meetings are available on our website. This meeting is available for viewing on our YouTube Channel. 

Council

  • Council held a public meeting regarding the Zoning By-law Amendment - Removal of the Holding “H” Symbol for the following properties; 155 McArthur Drive, 65 Polish Avenue and 40 Thompsons Road. No comments were received.
  • Council received a verbal update from the Chief Administrative Officer regarding the CNCC policing costs.  Residents are encouraged to get involved and express concerns.
  • Council received a verbal update from the Chief Administrative Officer regarding COVID-19 Municipal Impacts. 
  • Council approved the Zoning By-law Amendments to remove the Holding “H” Symbol for the properties; 155 McArthur Drive, 65 Polish Avenue and 40 Thompsons Road. 
  • Council did not support the draft Land Needs Assessment, and provided further recommendations to the County of Simcoe.
  • Council approved recommendations within the Committee of the Whole report from October 13, 2021 and the Special Committee of the Whole report from October 27, 2021.
  • Council passed three (5) By-laws including:
    • 2021-49 - A By-Law to Appoint Kadin Senten as a Bylaw Enforcement Officer for the Town of Penetanguishene
    • 2021-50 - Being a By-law to Appoint the Municipal By-law Enforcement Officers for the Town of Penetanguishene (Road Patrol/Equipment Operator)
    • 2021-51 - Being a By-law to Amend Zoning By-law 2000-02, as amended of The Corporation of the Town of Penetanguishene (Remove ‘H’ Symbol from 40 Thompsons Road)
    • 2021-52 - Being a By-law to Amend Zoning By-law 2000-02, as amended of The Corporation of the Town of Penetanguishene (Remove ‘H’ Symbol from 65 Polish Avenue)
    • 2021-53 - Being a By-law to Amend Zoning By-law 2000-02, as amended of The Corporation of the Town of Penetanguishene (Remove ‘H’ Symbol from 155 McArthur Drive)

Committee of the Whole

Committee of the Whole (Committee) facilitates the decision-making process of Council. The Committee is comprised of all members of Council who fully participate in debate and forward recommendations to Council for final decision. Items that are discussed in Committee of the Whole are to be ratified at Council’s next meeting.

Special Council

  • Council convened in an in-camera (closed session) and  approved Option 2, as outlined in the staff report regarding the Drainage Improvements within Phase 2 of the Harbour Pointe Subdivision.
  • Council approved Staff to proceed with the purchase of #429 County Road 93 from the Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce for the municipal gateway project as outlined under option 1 of the staff report and as directed in-camera. 

Upcoming Meetings and Events: *meeting subject to change/cancel due to ongoing COVID19 pandemic.  Please check our website for the most up to date information.

November 24, 2021, 7:00 PM

Special Committee of the Whole (Budget Draft #3)

Hybrid In-Person and Electronic Meeting

November 29, 2021, 6:30 PM

Library Board

Electronic Meeting

December 6, 2021, 8:45 AM

Police Services Board

Electronic Meeting

December 8 2021, 7:00 PM

Council

Hybrid In-Person and Electronic Meeting

December 8, 2021, 7:30 PM

Committee of the Whole

Hybrid In-Person and Electronic Meeting

December 9, 2021, 1:30 PM

Museum & Heritage Advisory Committee

Electronic Meeting

Other Community Events are listed on our website here

The Town of Penetanguishene publishes Council Highlights after meetings. Council encourages its residents, businesses and stakeholders to stay abreast of Council news. Council Highlights briefly describe items of interest to the public.  To view detailed information about a topic, visit www.penetanguishene.ca