Virtual Zoom Meeting
  • Mayor Black
  • Deputy Mayor Redmond
  • Councillor Fritz
  • Councillor Seccaspina
  • Councillor Randell
  • Councillor Tennant
  • Councillor Atkinson
  • Guy Bourgon, Director of Public Works
  • Dave Young, Project Manager
  • Pascal Meunier, Director of Protective Services
  • Diane Smithson, CAO
  • Stacey Blair, Clerk

The 16th regular meeting of the 131st Council of the Town of Carleton Place was called to order by Mayor Black at 7:00 p.m.

  • Motion No.16-131-01
    Moved by:Councillor Randell
    Seconded by:Deputy Mayor Redmond

    THAT the Agenda be approved as presented.

  • Motion No.16-131-02
    Moved by:Councillor Seccaspina
    Seconded by:Councillor Tennant

    THAT the Council Minutes dated August 25, 2020, be accepted as presented.

  • Motion No.16-131-03
    Moved by:Deputy Mayor Redmond
    Seconded by:Councillor Randell

    THAT Council receive the Consent Report dated September 8th, 2020.

    Planning and Protection
    1. Request for Refund of Deposits (Communication 131087)
    THAT Council deny the request from Brigil Construction to release the forfeited building deposits for the 48-unit townhome development at the corner of Lake and McNeely Avenues.

    Corporate Services
    2. Financial Report to July 31, 2020 (Communication 131098)

    THAT Council receive the Financial Report from the Treasurer to July 31, 2020 as information.

    Parks and Recreation Committee
    3. Swimming Schedule (Communication 131094)
    THAT the Adult Swim from 12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m. and Public Swim from 1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. be cancelled on Saturday, November 28, 2020 and Saturday, February 27, 2021 to accommodate the Carleton Place Water Dragon’s swim meets.



a) Mayor Black made the following proclamation in recognition of Big Brothers/Big Sisters Day - September 18th

WHEREAS, Our Kids Count’s Big Brothers Big Sisters Program enables life-changing mentoring relationships to ignite the power and potential of young people in our community;

AND WHEREAS, investing in young people's futures pays off, with a social return on investment of $23-to-1 through improved economic, health, and social outcomes for young people with mentors.

AND WHEREAS, by changing the course of young lives, we shape our community’s social and economic future;

AND WHEREAS, Our Kids Count Big Brothers Big Sisters Program creates over 50 meaningful opportunities for Canadians to help young people achieve their biggest possible futures, through their volunteer commitment and support;

AND WHEREAS, the agency’s goal is to recruit more volunteers based on the needs of young people in our community;

NOW THEREFORE, I, Doug Black, Mayor of the Town of Carleton Place DO HEREBY PROCLAIM September 18th as Big Brother Big Sister Day. I encourage everyone to Volunteer or donate by visiting https://lanark.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/ and learn more about how you can get involved in igniting potential.

b) Mayor Black made a second proclamation in honour of National Forest Week - September 20th to 26th and National Tree Day - September 23rd.

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of National Forest Week which is celebrated across Canada each year.  This year, it will take place from September 20th to 26th.

As well, National Tree Day will take place this year on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. National Tree Day serves as a celebration for all Canadians to appreciate the great benefits that trees provide us – clean air, wildlife habitat, reducing energy demand and connecting with nature.

National Forest Week and National Tree Day provide Canadians with an opportunity to learn more about our forest heritage and to support greater recognition of this valuable resource.

In the Town of Carleton Place, we are fortunate to have the Urban Forest, River Corridor Committee who’s mandate it is to preserve and protect the integrity of the tree canopy within our community.

Forests and trees are fundamental to our economy, culture, traditions and history – and to our future. Communities, families and individuals depend on forests for their livelihood and way of life.

Now therefore, I, Mayor Doug Black, hereby proclaim September 20th to 26th as National Forest Week and September 23rd to be National Tree Day in the Town of Carleton Place.

c) Mayor Black also made an announcement about the Slow Roll for United Way Campaign which will take place between Mississippi Mills and Carleton Place on September 12th, 2020.

  • Motion No.16-131-04
    Moved by:Councillor Tennant
    Seconded by:Councillor Fritz

    THAT By-law No. 76-2020 (To Confirm Council Proceedings) be read a first, second and third time, and finally passed.

  • Motion No.16-131-05
    Moved by:Councillor Atkinson
    Seconded by:Deputy Mayor Redmond

    THAT the 16th regular meeting of the 131st Council of the Town of Carleton Place be hereby adjourned at 7:07 p.m.