NOTL News

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The following is a summary of the Committee of the Whole Meeting on September 9, 2019, and Council Meeting on September 16, 2019. To view the agendas or to watch Livestream footage from these two meetings and others, please visit www.notl.org.

Presentations & Delegations

The following was discussed during presentations and delegations made at the September 9, 2019, Committee of the Whole Meeting:

  • Strategic Plan
  • Dock Area
  • Budget Timeline Process
  • Restoration of Butler's Burial Ground
  • Garrison Village Parking
  • 963 Queenston Road Proposed Estate Winery (Queenston Mile Vineyard) - Report CDS-15-028
  • 15606 - Niagara River Parkway & 15618 Niagara River Parkway (Grand Victorian and Reif Estate Winery) - Report CDS-19-029
  • The Chautauqua Community Tree Plan & Niagara-on-the-Lake Tree Protection By-law

The following was discussed during presentations and delegations made at the September 16, 2019, Council Meeting:

  • Treatment of First Responders Niagara Region - Refuse to Lose Against PTSD
  • Alzheimer Society Niagara Region - Annual Coffee Break Campaign
  • Community Wellness Committee Presentation
  • Applications for Cancellation, Reduction or Refund of Taxes under Section 357 of the Municipal Act, 2001
  • Draft Cannabis By-law
  • 16006 Niagara River Parkway (Kurtz Orchards) - Report CDS-19-027
  • 963 Queenston Road Proposed Estate Winery (Queenston Mile Vineyard) - CDS-19-028
  • 15606 Niagara River Parkway & 15618 Niagara River Parkway (Grand Victorian and Reif Estate Winery) - CDS-19-029

Council Business

The following was approved at the September 16, 2019, Council Meeting:

  1. Application for Zoning By-law Amendment for a Proposed Estate Winery - Queenston Mile Vineyard (963 Queenston Road)
  2. Application for Site Approval - Grand Victorian and Reif Estate Winery (15606-15608 Niagara River Parkway & 15618 Niagara River Parkway)
  3. Draft Plan of Subdivision & Zoning By-law Amendment Applications - 358 Four Mile Creek Road
  4. 2018-2022 Strategic Plan
  5. 2020 Council Meeting Schedule
  6. Request for Proposal - Service Delivery Review
  7. 2020 Draft Operating Budget
  8. Water and Ice Rescue Level of Service
  9. 2014 State of the Infrastructure Report - Roads
  10. Operations Centre - Mezzanine Renovation
  11. Petition for Drainage Works - St. Davids Hydroponics
  12. Drinking Water Quality Management System (DWQMS) - Operational Plan Update
  13. Ministry of Transportation Request to Rename Glendale Avenue East

The following Committee of Council minutes were approved at the September 16, 2019, Council Meeting:

  1. Council Meeting - July 15, 2019
  2. Special Council - August 1, 2019
  3. Audit Committee (Memo & Minutes) – August 6, 2019
  4. Glendale Task Force (Memo & Minutes) – August 8, 2019
  5. Municipal Heritage Committee - August 13, 2019
  6. Special Council - August 15, 2019
  7. Customer Experience & Technology (Memo & Minutes) - August 22, 2019
  8. Committee of the Whole - September 9, 2019

The following was deferred to the October 2019 Council Meeting:

  1. Report CDS-19-029 - Applications for Site Plan Approval 15606-15608 Niagara River Parkway & 15618 Niagara River Parkway Grand Victorian and Reif Estate Winery

The following was defeated at the September 16, 2019, Council Meeting:

  1. Report CDS-19-027 - ZBA-07-2019 - Removal of Holding (H) Symbol - 16006 Niagara River Parkway (Kurtz Orchards) Restuarant Use - Traffic Impact Study Requirements

Visit the Agendas & Minutes page on the Town's website for a complete list of reports.
Visit the Livestream page on the Town's website for a video stream of the meeting.

Motions

The following motions were approved at the September 16, 2019, Council Meeting:

Councillor Arsenault – that Council establish a Municipal Accommodation Tax (MAT) Committee to replace the existing working group.

Councillor Bisback - that numerous comments be forwarded to staff for comment and consideration in a future review of the Dock Area Master or Secondary Plans.

Councillor Weins - that Council request staff to review and report back on various items for the purpose of starting a full public consultation process regarding Special Events, Short Term Rentals, and the Noise By-law.

Councillor Arsenault - that Council support a resolution from the Town of Halton Hills regarding Single-use Plastics.

Visit the Agendas & Minutes page on the Town's website for a complete list of reports.
Visit the Livestream page on the Town's website for a video stream of the meeting.

In Other News

The following media releases were published between September 1, 2019, and October 7, 2019. Click here to read them.

  • Ruller named Fire Chief for the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Chautauqua Oaks Project Plants the Seeds of a Bright Future for Heritage Oaks

The following topics were addressed in messages from the Lord Mayor between August 31, 2019, and October 7, 2019. Click here to read them.

  • 9/11
  • Strategic Plan
  • Winter in Niagara-on-the-Lake - "Celebrate the Season"

When you have a concern, complaint, or inquiry, you should submit an online service request here. An online tracking feature has now been introduced and you can follow up on your service request by clicking here and entering the service request number and your email address.

The next Committee of the Whole Meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 7, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at 1593 Four Mile Creek Road, Virgil. An agenda for this meeting will be posted to the Agendas & Minutes page on the Town's website two weeks prior to the meeting date.

Welcome to NOTL News! If you have not yet registered to Join the Conversation and would like to do so, consider subscribing to the NOTL News in order to receive an email notification every time a new newsletter is posted.

To view newsletters from 2017, please visit the Town's website and to view newsletters from 2018, please use the Document Library located on the right side of this webpage.

The following is a summary of the Committee of the Whole Meeting on September 9, 2019, and Council Meeting on September 16, 2019. To view the agendas or to watch Livestream footage from these two meetings and others, please visit www.notl.org.

Presentations & Delegations

The following was discussed during presentations and delegations made at the September 9, 2019, Committee of the Whole Meeting:

  • Strategic Plan
  • Dock Area
  • Budget Timeline Process
  • Restoration of Butler's Burial Ground
  • Garrison Village Parking
  • 963 Queenston Road Proposed Estate Winery (Queenston Mile Vineyard) - Report CDS-15-028
  • 15606 - Niagara River Parkway & 15618 Niagara River Parkway (Grand Victorian and Reif Estate Winery) - Report CDS-19-029
  • The Chautauqua Community Tree Plan & Niagara-on-the-Lake Tree Protection By-law

The following was discussed during presentations and delegations made at the September 16, 2019, Council Meeting:

  • Treatment of First Responders Niagara Region - Refuse to Lose Against PTSD
  • Alzheimer Society Niagara Region - Annual Coffee Break Campaign
  • Community Wellness Committee Presentation
  • Applications for Cancellation, Reduction or Refund of Taxes under Section 357 of the Municipal Act, 2001
  • Draft Cannabis By-law
  • 16006 Niagara River Parkway (Kurtz Orchards) - Report CDS-19-027
  • 963 Queenston Road Proposed Estate Winery (Queenston Mile Vineyard) - CDS-19-028
  • 15606 Niagara River Parkway & 15618 Niagara River Parkway (Grand Victorian and Reif Estate Winery) - CDS-19-029

Council Business

The following was approved at the September 16, 2019, Council Meeting:

  1. Application for Zoning By-law Amendment for a Proposed Estate Winery - Queenston Mile Vineyard (963 Queenston Road)
  2. Application for Site Approval - Grand Victorian and Reif Estate Winery (15606-15608 Niagara River Parkway & 15618 Niagara River Parkway)
  3. Draft Plan of Subdivision & Zoning By-law Amendment Applications - 358 Four Mile Creek Road
  4. 2018-2022 Strategic Plan
  5. 2020 Council Meeting Schedule
  6. Request for Proposal - Service Delivery Review
  7. 2020 Draft Operating Budget
  8. Water and Ice Rescue Level of Service
  9. 2014 State of the Infrastructure Report - Roads
  10. Operations Centre - Mezzanine Renovation
  11. Petition for Drainage Works - St. Davids Hydroponics
  12. Drinking Water Quality Management System (DWQMS) - Operational Plan Update
  13. Ministry of Transportation Request to Rename Glendale Avenue East

The following Committee of Council minutes were approved at the September 16, 2019, Council Meeting:

  1. Council Meeting - July 15, 2019
  2. Special Council - August 1, 2019
  3. Audit Committee (Memo & Minutes) – August 6, 2019
  4. Glendale Task Force (Memo & Minutes) – August 8, 2019
  5. Municipal Heritage Committee - August 13, 2019
  6. Special Council - August 15, 2019
  7. Customer Experience & Technology (Memo & Minutes) - August 22, 2019
  8. Committee of the Whole - September 9, 2019

The following was deferred to the October 2019 Council Meeting:

  1. Report CDS-19-029 - Applications for Site Plan Approval 15606-15608 Niagara River Parkway & 15618 Niagara River Parkway Grand Victorian and Reif Estate Winery

The following was defeated at the September 16, 2019, Council Meeting:

  1. Report CDS-19-027 - ZBA-07-2019 - Removal of Holding (H) Symbol - 16006 Niagara River Parkway (Kurtz Orchards) Restuarant Use - Traffic Impact Study Requirements

Visit the Agendas & Minutes page on the Town's website for a complete list of reports.
Visit the Livestream page on the Town's website for a video stream of the meeting.

Motions

The following motions were approved at the September 16, 2019, Council Meeting:

Councillor Arsenault – that Council establish a Municipal Accommodation Tax (MAT) Committee to replace the existing working group.

Councillor Bisback - that numerous comments be forwarded to staff for comment and consideration in a future review of the Dock Area Master or Secondary Plans.

Councillor Weins - that Council request staff to review and report back on various items for the purpose of starting a full public consultation process regarding Special Events, Short Term Rentals, and the Noise By-law.

Councillor Arsenault - that Council support a resolution from the Town of Halton Hills regarding Single-use Plastics.

Visit the Agendas & Minutes page on the Town's website for a complete list of reports.
Visit the Livestream page on the Town's website for a video stream of the meeting.

In Other News

The following media releases were published between September 1, 2019, and October 7, 2019. Click here to read them.

  • Ruller named Fire Chief for the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • Chautauqua Oaks Project Plants the Seeds of a Bright Future for Heritage Oaks

The following topics were addressed in messages from the Lord Mayor between August 31, 2019, and October 7, 2019. Click here to read them.

  • 9/11
  • Strategic Plan
  • Winter in Niagara-on-the-Lake - "Celebrate the Season"

When you have a concern, complaint, or inquiry, you should submit an online service request here. An online tracking feature has now been introduced and you can follow up on your service request by clicking here and entering the service request number and your email address.

The next Committee of the Whole Meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 7, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at 1593 Four Mile Creek Road, Virgil. An agenda for this meeting will be posted to the Agendas & Minutes page on the Town's website two weeks prior to the meeting date.