The Corporation of the City of Kawartha Lakes

Minutes

Special Council Meeting

CC2021-14
Commencing at 9:00 a.m. - Electronic Public Participation
Council Chambers
City Hall
26 Francis Street, Lindsay, Ontario K9V 5R8
Members:
  • Mayor Andy Letham
  • Deputy Mayor Patrick O'Reilly
  • Councillor Ron Ashmore
  • Councillor Pat Dunn
  • Councillor Doug Elmslie
  • Councillor Tracy Richardson
  • Councillor Kathleen Seymour-Fagan
  • Councillor Andrew Veale
  • Councillor Emmett Yeo
Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. The City of Kawartha Lakes is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Please contact AgendaItems@kawarthalakes.ca if you have an accessible accommodation request.

Mayor Letham called the Meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. Deputy Mayor P. O'Reilly and Councillors R. Ashmore, P. Dunn, D. Elmslie, T. Richardson, K. Seymour-Fagan, A. Veale were in attendance.

Councillor E. Yeo arrived at 9:02 a.m.

CAO R. Taylor, City Clerk C. Ritchie, Deputy Clerk S. O'Connell, Deputy Clerk J. Watts, Treasurer C. Daynes and Manager of Corporate Assets A. Found were also in attendance in Council Chambers.

Directors B. Robinson, J. Rojas, C. Shanks, R. Sutherland, Acting Director R. Holy, Paramedic Chief R. Mellow and City Solicitor R. Carlson were in attendance electronically.

  • CR2021-399
    Moved ByCouncillor Richardson
    Seconded ByCouncillor Elmslie

    That the Agenda for the Special Council Meeting of Tuesday, September 14, 2021, be adopted as circulated.

    Carried

There were no declarations of pecuniary interest disclosed.

Introductory Remarks - 2022 Departmental Budget Overview
Ron Taylor, Chief Administrative Officer
Carolyn Daynes, Treasurer
Adam Found, Manager of Corporate Assets

Ron Taylor, Chief Administration Officer, Carolyn Daynes, Treasurer and Adam Found, Manager of Corporate Assets provided introductory remarks for the 2022 departmental budget overviews.  The introductory remarks included an update on the 2021 budget (including pandemic funding) as well as an introduction to the demands that will be placed on the 2022 budget and the timing that has been proposed for the 2022 budget process.

  • CR2021-400
    Moved ByCouncillor Elmslie
    Seconded ByCouncillor Dunn

    That the introductory remarks from Ron Taylor, Chief Administrative Officer, Carolyn Daynes, Treasurer and Adam Found, Manager of Corporate Assets, regarding the 2022 Departmental Budget Overview, be received.

    Carried

Mayor and Council
Office of the CAO 2022 Budget Overview
Ron Taylor, Chief Administrative Officer

Ron Taylor, Chief Administrative Officer, and Mayor Letham provided an overview of the Mayor and Council Division which included a description of the improvements that were made in light of the pandemic, a highlight of the achievements that were made during 2021 and anticipated projects for 2022.

CAO Taylor also provided an overview of the CAO Division, which includes the Office of the City Clerk, Legal Services and the Office of Strategy Management. The overview included a description of improvements that were made in light of the pandemic, a highlight of the achievements that were made in 2021 and anticipated projects for 2022.

  • CR2021-401
    Moved ByCouncillor Dunn
    Seconded ByCouncillor Seymour-Fagan

    That the presentation by Mayor Letham and Ron Taylor, Chief Administrative Officer, regarding the 2022 Budget Overview for the Mayor and Council and the Office of the CAO, be received.

    Carried

Corporate Services 2022 Budget Overview
Jennifer Stover, Director of Corporate Services

Carolyn Daynes, Treasurer, provided an overview of the Corporate Services Division, which includes Communications, Advertising and Marketing, Human Resources, Information Technology, Revenue and Taxation and Treasury. The overview included a description of improvements that were made in light of the pandemic, a highlight of the achievements that were made in 2021 and anticipated projects for 2022.

  • CR2021-402
    Moved ByCouncillor Ashmore
    Seconded ByDeputy Mayor O'Reilly

    That the presentation by Carolyn Daynes, Treasurer, regarding the 2022 Budget Overview for Corporate Services, be received.

    Carried

Engineering and Corporate Assets 2022 Budget Overview
Juan Rojas, Director of Engineering and Assets

Juan Rojas, Director of Engineering and Corporate Assets, provided an overview of Engineering and Corporate Assets, which includes Corporate Assets, Development Engineering, Infrastructure Design and Construction, Technical Services, Crossing Guards and the Kawartha Lakes Municipal Airport. The overview included a description of improvements that were made in light of the pandemic, a highlight of the achievements that were made in 2021 and anticipated projects for 2022.

  • CR2021-403
    Moved ByCouncillor Elmslie
    Seconded ByCouncillor Yeo

    That the presentation by Juan Rojas, Director of Engineering and Corporate Assets, regarding the 2022 Budget Overview for Engineering and Corporate Assets, be received.

    Carried

Community Services 2022 Budget Overview
Craig Shanks, Director of Community Services

Craig Shanks, Director of Community Services, provided an overview of the Community Services Division, which includes Administration, Building and Property, Customer Services and Parks and Recreation. The overview included a description of improvements that were made in light of the pandemic, a highlight of the achievements that were made in 2021 and anticipated projects for 2022.

  • CR2021-404
    Moved ByDeputy Mayor O'Reilly
    Seconded ByCouncillor Richardson

    That the presentation by Craig Shanks, Director of Community Services, regarding the 2022 Budget Overview for Community Services, be received.

    Carried

Development Services 2022 Budget Overview
Richard Holy, Acting Director of Development Services

Richard Holy, Acting Director of Development Services, provided an overview of the Development Services Division, which includes Planning Division, Building and Septic Division, Mapping and GIS Division and Economic Development. The overview included a description of improvements that were made in light of the pandemic, a highlight of the achievements that were made in 2021 and anticipated projects for 2022.

  • CR2021-405
    Moved ByCouncillor Elmslie
    Seconded ByCouncillor Ashmore

    That the presentation by Richard Holy, Acting Director of Development Services, regarding the 2022 Budget Overview for Development Services, be received.

    Carried

Fire Services 2022 Budget Overview
Terry Jones, Acting Fire Chief

Cameron Smith, Deputy Fire Chief, provided an overview of Fire Services, which includes Administration, Fire Prevention, Emergency Management, Area Rated Fire Suppression and Training. The overview included a description of improvements that were made in light of the pandemic, a highlight of the achievements that were made in 2021 and anticipated projects for 2022.

  • CR2021-406
    Moved ByCouncillor Yeo
    Seconded ByCouncillor Dunn

    That the presentation by Cameron Smith, Deputy Fire Chief, regarding the 2022 Budget Overview for Fire Services, be received.

    Carried

Paramedic Services 2022 Budget Overview
Randy Mellow, Paramedic Chief

Randy Mellow, Paramedic Chief, provided an overview of Paramedic Services, which includes Administration, Operations, Professional Standards and Logistics. The overview included a description of improvements that were made in light of the pandemic, a highlight of the achievements that were made in 2021 and anticipated projects for 2022.

  • CR2021-407
    Moved ByCouncillor Elmslie
    Seconded ByDeputy Mayor O'Reilly

    That the presentation by Randy Mellow, Paramedic Chief, regarding the 2022 Budget Overview for Paramedic Services, be received.

    Carried

Human Services 2022 Budget Overview
Rod Sutherland, Director of Human Services

Rod Sutherland, Director of Human Services, provided an overview of the Human Services Division, which includes Housing Services, Social Services, Victoria Manor, Kawartha Lakes Housing Corporation. The overview included a description of improvements that were made in light of the pandemic, a highlight of the achievements that were made in 2021 and anticipated projects for 2022.

  • CR2021-408
    Moved ByCouncillor Elmslie
    Seconded ByCouncillor Yeo

    That the presentation by Rod Sutherland, Director of Human Services, regarding the 2022 Budget Overview for Human Services, be received.

    Carried

Public Works 2022 Budget Overview
Bryan Robinson, Director of Public Works

Bryan Robinson, Director of Public Works, provided an overview of the Public Works Division, which includes Administration, Transit Operations, Waste Management Operations, Fleet Services and Water and Wastewater Operations. The overview included a description of improvements that were made in light of the pandemic, a highlight of the achievements that were made in 2021 and anticipated projects for 2022.

  • CR2021-409
    Moved ByCouncillor Ashmore
    Seconded ByCouncillor Veale

    That the presentation by Bryan Robinson, Director of Public Works, regarding the 2022 Budget Overview for Public Works, be received.

    Carried

By-Law to Confirm the Proceedings of a Special Meeting of Council of Tuesday, September 14, 2021

  • CR2021-410
    Moved ByCouncillor Veale
    Seconded ByCouncillor Richardson

    That a by-law to confirm the proceedings of a Special Council Meeting held Tuesday, September 14, 2021 be read a first, second and third time, passed, numbered, signed and the corporate seal attached.

    Carried
  • CR2021-411
    Moved ByCouncillor Dunn
    Seconded ByCouncillor Yeo

    That the Special Council Meeting adjourn at 4:07 p.m.

    Carried