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 Amy Terrill Executive Director, Kawartha Lakes Boys and Girls Club called the meeting to order at 10:00 AM

Councillor Ashmore, Councillor Dunn, Councillor Richardson, Rod Sutherland Director Human Services and Fire Chief Mark Pankhurst 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,  Holly Russett Executive Assistant Human Services, Brenda Stonehouse Strategy and Innovation Specialist.

Guest in attendance: Tom Phillips, Fleming College

Absent: Councillor Elmslie, Shelley Cooper Community Partnership and Programs Supervisor

  • Moved ByCouncillor Dunn
    Seconded ByP. Stuckless

    That the September 14, 2020 Community Pandemic Recovery Task Force Agenda be adopted with an addition to Item #11 Correspondence, Cultural Sector Submission to Task Force.

    Vote Type: Majority (Voted)

There were no declarations of pecuniary interest disclosed.

  • Moved ByP. Barton Dyke
    Seconded ByCouncillor Richardson

    That the August 24, 2020 draft Community Pandemic Recovery Task Force Minutes be adopted as circulated.

    Vote Type: Majority (Voted)
  • Moved ByP. Barton Dyke
    Seconded ByL. Nydam

    That the Transformational Change Presentation by Tom Phillips, Fleming College, be received.

    Vote Type: Majority (Voted)

Heather Kirby met with Craig Shanks and reviewed at a high level the funding opportunities through the City and what streams are available and their purposes. Heather has created a working summary document of the discussion for the upcoming meeting Thursday with the Funding Working Group and it has been circulated to the Group. Heather and Brenda have been working on the Funding List and getting it posted on Jump In. Heather has discussed with Donna Goodwin of the City in regards to the Grant Writing Workshop, a workshop is planned for end of September. An official notice of the workshop(s) will be distributed to the list of organizations the survey went out to.

  • Moved ByCouncillor Richardson
    Seconded ByCouncillor Dunn

    That the Funding Working Group Update from Heather Kirby be accepted as presented.

    Vote Type: Majority (Voted)

The Working Group met to September 2nd. The survey results were reviewed in detail. A spreadsheet was created and shared of the results of the editorial answers. The results will be shared to the Task Force with the minutes. There were some aspects of funding themes that were identified and those have been forwarded to the Working Group. Other areas identified where flexibility for funding applications through the City to enable smaller agencies that do not have core funding to remain open and pay their bills. There was a strong recognition that there needs to be sustainability plan on the part of the agencies involved not knowing how long the pandemic will go on and that things will not go back to the way they were.

  • Moved ByP. Stuckless
    Seconded ByDirector Sutherland

    That the Gaps Assessment Working Group Update from Marina Hodson be accepted as presented.

    Vote Type: Majority (Voted)

No new business

No discussion

Letter from Susan Taylor, Executive Director/Kawartha Art Gallery, Vice-Chair/Kawartha Lakes Arts Council, Member/Kawartha Lakes Cultural Centre Feasibility Study Task Force. The Arts and Culture sector was raised by Amy Terrill and discussed at the July Task Force meeting. The Funding Working Group have liaison with Donna Goodwin, Arts Culture Heritage Development Officer of the City, to ensure any insights into the needs of the Arts Culture Sector could be shared in advance of the formal recommendations from the Funding Working Group. Councillor Richardson has communicated with Susan as well that after a discussion with the Mayor a group will be formed to discuss Arts and Culture in the Community that it is not forgotten. Director Sutherland added that Economic Recovery Task Force has recognized some gaps and Arts and Culture has been included.

  • Moved ByCouncillor Richardson
    Seconded ByP. Barton Dyke

    That the correspondence from the Cultural Sector, be received.


    Vote Type: Majority (Voted)

The next meeting is scheduled Monday, September 28, 2020 at 10:00AM - Electronic Participation Only

The next meeting will be held on Monday, September 28, 2020 at 10:00AM - Electronic Participation Only

  • Moved ByCouncillor Dunn

    That the meeting adjourn at 11:11 AM

    Vote Type: Majority (Voted)