The last Middlesex Centre Council meeting for the 2014-2018 Council was fairly straightforward! A little discussion here and there, but nothing major to report. Let’s get down to recapping what happened on Wednesday. Two items were added on Wednesday to the agenda. Delegations, Presentations, and Petitions Kevin Moniz presented the Martin Road Development Drain report. It was a fairly short presentation, and a few clarifying questions were asked. Ultimately it was received and the next step will occur soon. We presented Sifton with their Green Builder recognition. Consent Agenda All items were received for information. I’m looking forward to more
Hello! Here is your preview for the final Council meeting of the 2014-2018 term. On December 5 the inaugural 2018-2022 Middlesex Centre Council meeting will be held, where the new Council will be sworn in and we will deal with some timely matters like appointing new committee and board members. You can find the full agenda here. There is no closed session this week. I’m not aware of any last minute additions to the agenda at this time. I don’t see any errors in the minutes from the last meeting as it pertains to items I moved or voted on.
Did you miss the preview for Nov 14’s Council meeting? You can read it here. Consent Agenda As expected, the discrepancies between the expected percentage for the month of October versus what we’re seeing is mostly down to timing, or unexpected reductions/increases in various departments. Like I said previously, it’s all balancing itself out and there is nothing to be concerned about at this time. Council approved allowing the Komoka Railway Museum change the purpose of their grant to repairing the vandalism recently experienced. I already wrote a little bit about my optimism over BMA Consulting’s most recent review of
Welcome to the preview for the penultimate meeting of the 2014-2018 Middlesex Centre Council! You can view the agenda here. This should not be a terribly long meeting, but we do have one very, very important to cover. That is the 2019 water, wasterwater, and stormwater rates. We don’t have any delegations, presentations or petitions this week. Consent Agenda The year-to-date budget numbers are both happily surprising and also less so in other places. It appears all to balance itself out in the end with higher-than-expected property tax revenue, higher-than-expected protection revenue (likely because of fire calls), but lower than
If you missed the last Council meeting preview, you can find it here. As for the tardiness of this update, this can be attributed to the fact that I spent most of this past week in Montreal on business. Recap As predicted, the closed meeting was rather short. Less than a few minutes. Brian Lima, our outgoing Director of Public Works & Engineering, spoke at length about the Winter Operations Plan and what it meant. He did his best to dispel rumours about minimum service levels, the municipality’s adherence to them, and whether other roads can be prioritized. I understand,