REPORT ON COUNCIL
June 27, 2016
Committee of the Whole Meeting: 9:00 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
Regular Meeting of Council: 6 p.m. – 6:55 p.m.
All members of Council present: Mayor George Cornell, Deputy Mayor Steffen Walma and Councillors Cindy Hastings, Richard Hinton and Gibb Wishart.
MAYOR’S CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT: August 19, Midland Golf and Country Club.
FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES FAMILY FUN DAY: August 27, 11 a.m.
SEPTEMBER TOWN HALL MEETING RESCHEDULED: This meeting is to occur on Thursday, September 22, 7-9 p.m. at the Township of Tiny Community Centre.
Council passed the proposed new Procedure By-Law. Beginning July 11, the first meeting of the month is to consist of a Committee of the Whole meeting only with recommendations from this meeting to be ratified by a single resolution at the second meeting of the month. “In the event Council wishes to change a recommendation within the report, this item will be pulled and addressed by way of a separate motion. The last meeting of the year is to consist only of a Regular Meeting of Council.”
PARKING STRATEGY UPDATE:
Council granted special occasion parking permits at this and earlier meetings “if the event is community based and does not include areas signed for emergency access purposes.” It decided “that future Special Occasion Parking Permit exemption requests be received by letter.”