NOTL News

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

The July / August 2019 edition of NOTL News will be published soon!

Delegations

The following delegations were made at the June 3, 2019, Committee of the Whole Meeting:

  • Members of the Lord Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council presented a summary of the 2019 Grade 8 Mental Health and Wellness Conference
  • One delegate spoke about the Laura Secord Sesquicentennial Concert
  • One delegate spoke about the designation of St. Davids Heritage Properties
  • Three delegates spoke about report CDS-19-020 – 373 Victoria Street
  • One delegate spoke about short term rentals

The following delegations were made at the June 10, 2019, Council Meeting:

  • The 2021 Canada Games Host Society presented to Council the state of the 2021 games as it pertains to the Niagara Region and Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • A representative from the Niagara Region presented the new Five Year Forecast for Niagara Region’s Transportation Services
  • A representative spoke about establishing the Niagara Region as a UNESCO Global Geopark
  • A resident spoke about the Municipal Heritage Committee Meeting Minutes from May 14, 2019
  • A delegate spoke about report CDS-19-020 – 373 Victoria Street
  • The Lord Mayor’s Volunteer Awards were presented to the following residents:
    • Linda Murray & Gord Harris for contributing to the Youth/Education Sector
    • Helga Rahn for working with the Senior Community
    • Joyce Loewen for working with the Senior Community
    • Sylvia Eady for working with the Senior Community
    • Kaitlyn Lambert & Elena Beradocco - Volunteer under 21
    • Karen Wright for contributing to the Sports & Recreation Community
    • Sandra O'Connor for contributing to Protecting the Environment
    • Finn Madsen for contributing to Protecting the Environment
    • Cheryl Morris for contributing to Culture
    • Lise Andreana for contributing to Culture
    • Sheila Tierney for Civic Engagement
    • Michel & Marie Lapointe for Civic Engagement

Council Business

The following was approved at the June 11, 2019, Council Meeting:

  1. Assumption of Services for Tanbark Trail (Emerald Estates)
  2. Harassment and Discrimination Policy
  3. Council Staff Relations Policy
  4. Dee Road Pump House Debt Financing
  5. 2019 Tax Rates and Waste Management Fee
  6. Additional Funds for Engineering Consulting Services
  7. Tender for replacement of 5-ton truck and plow
  8. Niagara-on-the-Lake Energy Inc. Board of Directors
  9. Niagara District Airport – reappointment of auditor
  10. Appointment of a Phragmites Working Group

The following Committee of Council minutes were approved at the June 10, 2019, Council Meeting:

  1. NOTL Safety Committee – April 16, 2019
  2. Transportation Advisory Committee – May 14, 2019
  3. Audit Committee – May 21, 2019 (as amended)

The following was deferred to the July 15, 2019, Council Meeting:

  1. 373 Victoria Street Application for Zoning By-law Amendment

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 June 10, 2019, Council Meeting:

Lord Mayor Disero– that staff plan a Special Council Meeting with the planning consultant in order to facilitate the endorsement of the draft Official Plan

Councillor Al Bisback– that staff complete a compressive by-law enforcement overview report to inform discussions during the Town Strategic Plan, if possible, and the 2020 budget planning process

Councillor Wendy Cheropita– that staff report back to Council on the impacts of offering tiered pricing for the bus parking lot at Fort George

Councillor Stuart McCormack– that staff be directed to prepare the necessary by-law to extend By-Law No. 5089-18, being an interim control by-law of the Town of Niagara-on-the-lake under section 38 of the Planning Act

In Other News

The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake is proud to announce that at the June 10, 2019 Council meeting, Council rose from closed session to approve the execution of an agreement between the Town and the Niagara Nursery School (NNS) for the construction of an addition for a new child care facility. Click here to read the full media release.

The popular Garden of the Week Contest is back! The contest runs from June 1 to August 31, 2019. For more information and to nominate your favourite residential gardens, click here.

On June 1, 2019 the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake hosted a flag raising for Pride Month.

On June 12, 2019 the Queenston Village Common Playground was officially opened.

On June 15, 2019 the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake hosted a “Learn to Play Pickleball” event and officially opened the new pickleball courts located in the Virgil Sports Park.

The next Committee of the Whole Meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 8, 2019, at 6:00 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. To view newsletters from 2018, please use the Document Library located on the right side of this webpage.

The July / August 2019 edition of NOTL News will be published soon!

Delegations

The following delegations were made at the June 3, 2019, Committee of the Whole Meeting:

  • Members of the Lord Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council presented a summary of the 2019 Grade 8 Mental Health and Wellness Conference
  • One delegate spoke about the Laura Secord Sesquicentennial Concert
  • One delegate spoke about the designation of St. Davids Heritage Properties
  • Three delegates spoke about report CDS-19-020 – 373 Victoria Street
  • One delegate spoke about short term rentals

The following delegations were made at the June 10, 2019, Council Meeting:

  • The 2021 Canada Games Host Society presented to Council the state of the 2021 games as it pertains to the Niagara Region and Niagara-on-the-Lake
  • A representative from the Niagara Region presented the new Five Year Forecast for Niagara Region’s Transportation Services
  • A representative spoke about establishing the Niagara Region as a UNESCO Global Geopark
  • A resident spoke about the Municipal Heritage Committee Meeting Minutes from May 14, 2019
  • A delegate spoke about report CDS-19-020 – 373 Victoria Street
  • The Lord Mayor’s Volunteer Awards were presented to the following residents:
    • Linda Murray & Gord Harris for contributing to the Youth/Education Sector
    • Helga Rahn for working with the Senior Community
    • Joyce Loewen for working with the Senior Community
    • Sylvia Eady for working with the Senior Community
    • Kaitlyn Lambert & Elena Beradocco - Volunteer under 21
    • Karen Wright for contributing to the Sports & Recreation Community
    • Sandra O'Connor for contributing to Protecting the Environment
    • Finn Madsen for contributing to Protecting the Environment
    • Cheryl Morris for contributing to Culture
    • Lise Andreana for contributing to Culture
    • Sheila Tierney for Civic Engagement
    • Michel & Marie Lapointe for Civic Engagement

Council Business

The following was approved at the June 11, 2019, Council Meeting:

  1. Assumption of Services for Tanbark Trail (Emerald Estates)
  2. Harassment and Discrimination Policy
  3. Council Staff Relations Policy
  4. Dee Road Pump House Debt Financing
  5. 2019 Tax Rates and Waste Management Fee
  6. Additional Funds for Engineering Consulting Services
  7. Tender for replacement of 5-ton truck and plow
  8. Niagara-on-the-Lake Energy Inc. Board of Directors
  9. Niagara District Airport – reappointment of auditor
  10. Appointment of a Phragmites Working Group

The following Committee of Council minutes were approved at the June 10, 2019, Council Meeting:

  1. NOTL Safety Committee – April 16, 2019
  2. Transportation Advisory Committee – May 14, 2019
  3. Audit Committee – May 21, 2019 (as amended)

The following was deferred to the July 15, 2019, Council Meeting:

  1. 373 Victoria Street Application for Zoning By-law Amendment

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 June 10, 2019, Council Meeting:

Lord Mayor Disero– that staff plan a Special Council Meeting with the planning consultant in order to facilitate the endorsement of the draft Official Plan

Councillor Al Bisback– that staff complete a compressive by-law enforcement overview report to inform discussions during the Town Strategic Plan, if possible, and the 2020 budget planning process

Councillor Wendy Cheropita– that staff report back to Council on the impacts of offering tiered pricing for the bus parking lot at Fort George

Councillor Stuart McCormack– that staff be directed to prepare the necessary by-law to extend By-Law No. 5089-18, being an interim control by-law of the Town of Niagara-on-the-lake under section 38 of the Planning Act

In Other News

The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake is proud to announce that at the June 10, 2019 Council meeting, Council rose from closed session to approve the execution of an agreement between the Town and the Niagara Nursery School (NNS) for the construction of an addition for a new child care facility. Click here to read the full media release.

The popular Garden of the Week Contest is back! The contest runs from June 1 to August 31, 2019. For more information and to nominate your favourite residential gardens, click here.

On June 1, 2019 the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake hosted a flag raising for Pride Month.

On June 12, 2019 the Queenston Village Common Playground was officially opened.

On June 15, 2019 the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake hosted a “Learn to Play Pickleball” event and officially opened the new pickleball courts located in the Virgil Sports Park.

The next Committee of the Whole Meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 8, 2019, at 6:00 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.