Municipal Council Update

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Below are some highlights from the regular Municipality of North Grenville Council Meeting held on Monday, October 23, 2017:

Presentation to John Spero: Mayor David Gordon presented North Grenville resident John Spero with a certificate of congratulations for raising over $14,000 for the Parkinson SuperWalk Ottawa. Mr. Spero was the top fundraiser for the Ottawa event.

Change to Municipal Office Holiday Schedule: Council approved a policy amendment that will see the Municipal Office closed annually for the week between Christmas and New Years’. Council will grant staff one day in lieu of an annual appreciation event and staff will be required to take the additional day(s) from their vacation allotment.

2018 Municipal Election Update: Clerk Cahl Pominville gave a brief presentation on the 2018 Municipal election, highlighting some changes as a result of amendments to legislation. One key change is that the nomination period will now be from May 1 to July 27. In past years, the nomination period began January 1 and ran until September. The complete details are in the presentation which is available on the Municipal website at www.northgrenville.ca.

Annual Drinking Water System Inspection Report: Council received the Annual Drinking Water Inspection Report carried out by the Ministry of Environment & Climate Change. This Report is the result of a Provincially-mandated inspection designed to ensure access to clean and safe drinking water. A copy of the Report is available in the Document Library on the website – www.northgrenville.ca/document-library.

Upcoming Planning/Public Meetings: A public meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on November 6 for Zoning By-Law Amendment Application ZBA-15-18 (eQuinelle). A public open house will be held from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. on November 13 to provide an opportunity for the public to review and ask questions about the draft Official Plan. A public meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on November 20 on the draft Official Plan.

Upcoming Meetings: Council on Monday, November 13; Committee of the Whole on Monday, November 6. All meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at the Municipal Centre located at 285 County Rd 44, Kemptville. For more information contact Clerk Cahl Pominville at [email protected], or at 613-258-9569 ext. 110.

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