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Council Meeting Highlights

Decdember 12, 2016

  • Ted Baker from Hydro One and Jeff Barton from LAS presented City Council with a plaque for their LED street light project 

  • Mayor Boddy presented a façade grant to Beverly and Shelley Buckton – 932 3rd Avenue West – Former US Consulate Property

  • Mayor Boddy recognized Scong-Ui Choi and Young-Soon Choi who are recipients of a façade grant for 314 8th Street East – Central Variety

  • The Communications Advisor announced that the Mayor, Council and Canada 150th and Owen Sound 160th Celebration Ad Hoc Committee are hosting an event January 1, 2017 from 1pm to 3pm at Harrison Park.  There will be skating, music and hot chocolate

  • City Council authorized the Mayor and Clerk to execute the Ontario Transfer Agreement with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services respecting the Court Security and Prisoner Transportation Program

  • City Council reconfirmed the appointment of members to ad hoc committees

  • City Council directed staff to bring forward the 2017 Fees and Charges By-law for consideration

  • City Council awarded RFP-16N.6, Cross Connection/Backflow Prevention Program Phase 1 to Backflow Solutions Inc.

  • City Council authorized the Mayor and Clerk to execute lease renewals with Transport Canada for the walkway east side, floating dock and walkway/park west side

  • City Council approved the closure of the City Hall/Market parking lot from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 17, 2016 (subject to certain conditions) for the FONL ‘An evening with Santa’

  • City Council granted site plan approval (subject to certain conditions) for the expansion of Lincoln Park Self Storage at 1300 20th Street East and directed staff to bring forward a by-law to execute the Site Plan Agreement

  • All Committee minutes were passed

  • Mayor Boddy highlighted successes from 2016 and thanked Council, staff, volunteers and the community for support

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