Special Committee of the Whole Minutes

Town Hall Council Chambers
  • Mayor Black,
  • Deputy Mayor Redmond,
  • Councillor Fritz,
  • Councillor Seccaspina,
  • Councillor Randell,
  • Councillor Tennant,
  • and Councillor Atkinson
  • Diane Smithson, CAO,
  • Stacey Blair, Clerk,
  • Dave Young, Director of Public Works,
  • and Joanna Bowes. Manager of Development Services
  • Nadia De Santi, Planner WSP, Michael Hanifi, Planner, WSP, Peter Fraser, Engineer, Ministry of Transportation

The Chair called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

  • Motion No.
    Moved by:Councillor Fritz
    Seconded by:Councillor Atkinson

    THAT the agenda be accepted as presented.

Physical Environment
  • Motion No.
    Moved by:Councillor Tennant
    Seconded by:Councillor Seccaspina

    THAT Council authorize R. V. Anderson to proceed with the detail design of the Bridge Street Rehabilitation project based on the Conceptual Design presented to the Public on January 27th, 2020, and made available on the Town’s website; and

    THAT comments received through public input be reviewed and incorporated where possible in the design process; and

    THAT the Stakeholder Committee continue its work on developing communication strategies to be approved by Council and interact with all community parties impacted by the Central Bridge Replacement, Bridge Street Rehabilitation, and all associated works. 

  • Motion No.
    Moved by:Deputy Mayor Redmond
    Seconded by:Councillor Fritz

    THAT staff be directed to incorporate Patterson Crescent from Francis Street to the most westerly limit at the intersection of Begley Street into the Town’s 2020 Capital Overlay Program.

  • Motion No.
    Moved by:Councillor Atkinson
    Seconded by:Deputy Mayor Redmond

    THAT Council authorize the Mayor and Clerk to enter into a 5-year agreement with GFL Environmental for the provision of Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Services.

  • Councillor Seccaspina declared a conflict on this item. (Councillor Seccaspina's sons own property that could be impacted by this development.)

Nadia De Santi and Michael Hanifi, Planners from WSP provided a public presentation which gave an overview of the Draft Highway District Secondary Plan project.  The presentation included key changes in the plan to date as well as schedules (maps) from the Secondary Plan.  The presentation also  provided information on the Official Plan Amendment and next steps.  Peter Fraser, Senior Project Engineer from the Ministry of Transportation was also available to answer questions about the project.

The public meeting on the Secondary Plan will be adjourned and will be reconvened at the March 24, 2020 Committee of the Whole meeting to receive any agency comments.


Councillor Seccaspina left the Council Chambers for this item returned to the room after all discussion was concluded.  

  • Motion No.
    Moved by:Councillor Tennant
    Seconded by:Councillor Atkinson

    THAT the meeting be adjourned at 7:38 p.m.