The Corporation of the City of Kawartha Lakes


Kawartha Lakes Community Pandemic Recovery Task Force

Meeting Commencing at 10:00 AM - Electronic Participation Only
Human Services Boardroom
68 Lindsay Street North, Lindsay, Ontario
  • Councillor Ron Ashmore
  • Councillor Pat Dunn
  • Councillor Doug Elmslie
  • Councillor Tracy Richardson
  • Director Rod Sutherland
  • Fire Chief Mark Pankhurst
  • Penny Barton Dyke
  • Marina Hodson
  • Heather Kirby
  • Lynda Nydam
  • Amy Terrill
  • Pam Stuckless
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Co-Chair Heather Kirby, called the meeting to order at 10:03 AM

Councillor Ashmore, Councillor Dunn, Councillor Elmslie and Councillor Richardson were in attendance

Community members in attendance: Penny Barton Dyke Executive Director, United Way City of Kawartha Lakes, Marina Hodson Executive Director, Kawartha North Family Health Team, Heather Kirby Executive Director, Kawartha Lakes Food Source, Lynda Nydam Executive Director, Children’s Service Council, Pam Stuckless Director Health Promotion Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit and Amy Terrill Executive Director, Kawartha Lakes Boys and Girls Club

Staff in attendance: Jamie Anderson CEO Kawartha Lakes Public Library, Barb Condie Accessibility Officer, Shelley Cooper Community Partnership and Programs Supervisor, Donna Goodwin Arts Culture Heritage Development Officer

and Holly Russett Executive Assistant Human Services

Absent: Fire Chief Mark Pankhurst, Brenda Stonehouse Strategy and Innovation Specialist and Rod Sutherland Director Human Services.

  • Moved ByCouncillor Elmslie
    Seconded ByP. Barton Dyke

    That the September 28, 2020 Community Pandemic Recovery Task Force Agenda be adopted as circulated.

    Vote Type: Majority (Voted)

There were no declarations of pecuniary interest disclosed.

  • Moved ByP. Barton Dyke
    Seconded ByCouncillor Dunn

    That the September 14, 2020 draft Community Pandemic Recovery Task Force Minutes be adopted as amended, item #6 "be received".

    Vote Type: Majority (Voted)

Heather Kirby sent out proposed recommendations Friday a.m. from the Working Group. Heather, Lynda, Rod and Amy met Friday p.m. to discuss what supports the City had to offer with regards to staffing supports and expertise. There will be some changes to the draft document already circulated, mostly around the Community Fund and City supports.The 50/50 Fund and the two 2020 Lindsay Chest Funds will remain as they are.

Updates on the upcoming workshops this week, Wednesday has 17 registered and Thursday has 23 registered so far. Good response from the community, please continue to circulate information, registration is taken up to the start of the sessions.

Heather and Brenda have been working on a document based off Dr. Phillips Transformational Change presentation, to provide access to resources and supports for smaller agencies, organizations, groups and clubs that may not have provincial or national support networks. The document will be posted to 'Jump In' if it isn't already and will it will be provided to the participants of the workshops.

'Jump In' now has a list of resources that includes a pod cast, an event planning link for an on-line course, Ontario Trillium Fund and other available funds. Encourage registration to 'Jump In' to all contacts.

  • Moved ByL. Nydam
    Seconded ByCouncillor Richardson

    That the Funding Working Group Update from Heather Kirby, be received.

    Vote Type: Majority (Voted)

Marina Hodson updated that the Working Group has not met since the last Task Force meeting. Recommendations have been forwarded to the Funding Working Group.

  • Moved ByCouncillor Richardson
    Seconded ByCouncillor Dunn

    That the Gaps Assessment Working Group Update from Marina Hodson, be received.

    Vote Type: Majority (Voted)

No new business.

No discussion.

No correspondence.

The next meeting date is to be determined.

The next meeting will be held on Monday, October 19th at 10:00 AM - Electronic Participation Only.

  • Moved ByCouncillor Dunn

    That the meeting adjourn at 10:16 AM

    Vote Type: Majority (Voted)
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