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The following is a summary of the Committee of the Whole Meeting - Planning, on January 6, 2020, the Committee of the Whole Meeting - General, on January 13, 2020, and the Council Meeting on January 20, 2020. To view the agendas or to watch Livestream footage from these meetings and others, please visit www.notl.org. Click here for more information about Council's new 2020 Meeting Schedule.

Presentations & Delegations

The following Public Meetings took place at the January 6, 2020, Committee of the Whole - Planning Meeting:

  • 1504 Line 6 Road
  • 411 Read Road

The following was discussed during a delegation made at the January 13, 2020, Committee of the Whole - General Meeting:

  • Short Term Rental Fees and Related Matters

The following was discussed during presentations and delegations made at the January 20, 2020, Council Meeting:

Council Business

The following was approved at the January 20, 2020, Council Meeting:

  1. Adoption of Recommendations of the Ombudsman's Report "Inside Job" (as amended)
  2. Appointing an Engineer for the Proposed Airport Drain 3 Repair and Improvement
  3. Skatepark Bid
  4. 2020 Operating Budget (as amended)
  5. Staff consider options to allow short term rental fees to be paid in two installments (*there will be further communication regarding this topic in an information report published on the Town's website on Thursday January 30 in the evening)
  6. Short Term Rental Operator Committee be created
  7. Approve funding to include the NOTL Library as part of the scope for the Service Delivery Review
  8. Proclamation to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Kin Canada, and that February 20, 2020 be proclaimed as Kin Canada Day and the week of February 16 - 22, 2020 proclaimed as Kin Canada Week

The following was deferred at the January 20, 2020, Council Meeting:

  1. Municipal Accommodation Tax - deferred until a comprehensive tourism strategy is complete

The following Committees of Council Meeting Minutes were approved at the January 20, 2020, Council Meeting:

  1. Municipal Heritage Committee Meeting Minutes – December 10, 2019
  2. Communities in Bloom Committee Meeting Minutes - December 11, 2019
  3. CAO Selection Committee Meeting Minutes - January 6, 2020
  4. Community Wellness Committee Meeting Minutes, January 13, 2020

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 January 20, 2020, Council Meeting:

Councillor Arsenault – That Council recognize resignations and/or vacancies on the Transportation Committee, Glendale Task Force, Safety Committee, and Library Board, and further that S. Bjorgan be appointed to the Heritage Trail Committee.

Lord Mayor Disero - That Council provide permission for Councillor E. Wiens to attend the annual AMO Conference in August 2020.

The next Committee of the Whole - Planning Meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 3, 2020, and Committee of the Whole – General Meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 10, 2020. The next Council Meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 24, 2020. All meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. and are held in the Council Chambers located at 1593 Four Mile Creek Road, Virgil. An agenda for these meetings will be posted to the Agendas & Minutes page on the Town's website one week prior to the meeting date.

In Other News

The following Media Releases were published during the month of January 2020:

Snow Procedures

Stay in the know, and out of the snow! Visit the webpage for information about winter parking, snow removal processes, and significant weather events. Monitor the Town's website and social media channels to stay up-to-date on winter control activities. Please note that these accounts are not monitored 24/7.

Online Service Requests

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.

Crime Stoppers Flag Raising

On Friday, January 17th, Lord Mayor Disero, Councillor Arsenault, and Councillor E. Wiens joined representatives from Crime Stoppers of Niagara to raise the flag in support of Crime Stoppers Awareness Month.

Coffee with the Lord Mayor

Join Lord Mayor Betty Disero for a cup of coffee or tea and conversation at 6 PM on Tuesday February 11, 2020 at the Holiday Express located at 524 York Road, Glendale. Can't make? Click here to view the schedule for 2020.

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

To view past newsletters, 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 - Planning, on January 6, 2020, the Committee of the Whole Meeting - General, on January 13, 2020, and the Council Meeting on January 20, 2020. To view the agendas or to watch Livestream footage from these meetings and others, please visit www.notl.org. Click here for more information about Council's new 2020 Meeting Schedule.

Presentations & Delegations

The following Public Meetings took place at the January 6, 2020, Committee of the Whole - Planning Meeting:

  • 1504 Line 6 Road
  • 411 Read Road

The following was discussed during a delegation made at the January 13, 2020, Committee of the Whole - General Meeting:

  • Short Term Rental Fees and Related Matters

The following was discussed during presentations and delegations made at the January 20, 2020, Council Meeting:

Council Business

The following was approved at the January 20, 2020, Council Meeting:

  1. Adoption of Recommendations of the Ombudsman's Report "Inside Job" (as amended)
  2. Appointing an Engineer for the Proposed Airport Drain 3 Repair and Improvement
  3. Skatepark Bid
  4. 2020 Operating Budget (as amended)
  5. Staff consider options to allow short term rental fees to be paid in two installments (*there will be further communication regarding this topic in an information report published on the Town's website on Thursday January 30 in the evening)
  6. Short Term Rental Operator Committee be created
  7. Approve funding to include the NOTL Library as part of the scope for the Service Delivery Review
  8. Proclamation to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Kin Canada, and that February 20, 2020 be proclaimed as Kin Canada Day and the week of February 16 - 22, 2020 proclaimed as Kin Canada Week

The following was deferred at the January 20, 2020, Council Meeting:

  1. Municipal Accommodation Tax - deferred until a comprehensive tourism strategy is complete

The following Committees of Council Meeting Minutes were approved at the January 20, 2020, Council Meeting:

  1. Municipal Heritage Committee Meeting Minutes – December 10, 2019
  2. Communities in Bloom Committee Meeting Minutes - December 11, 2019
  3. CAO Selection Committee Meeting Minutes - January 6, 2020
  4. Community Wellness Committee Meeting Minutes, January 13, 2020

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 January 20, 2020, Council Meeting:

Councillor Arsenault – That Council recognize resignations and/or vacancies on the Transportation Committee, Glendale Task Force, Safety Committee, and Library Board, and further that S. Bjorgan be appointed to the Heritage Trail Committee.

Lord Mayor Disero - That Council provide permission for Councillor E. Wiens to attend the annual AMO Conference in August 2020.

The next Committee of the Whole - Planning Meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 3, 2020, and Committee of the Whole – General Meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 10, 2020. The next Council Meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 24, 2020. All meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. and are held in the Council Chambers located at 1593 Four Mile Creek Road, Virgil. An agenda for these meetings will be posted to the Agendas & Minutes page on the Town's website one week prior to the meeting date.

In Other News

The following Media Releases were published during the month of January 2020:

Snow Procedures

Stay in the know, and out of the snow! Visit the webpage for information about winter parking, snow removal processes, and significant weather events. Monitor the Town's website and social media channels to stay up-to-date on winter control activities. Please note that these accounts are not monitored 24/7.

Online Service Requests

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.

Crime Stoppers Flag Raising

On Friday, January 17th, Lord Mayor Disero, Councillor Arsenault, and Councillor E. Wiens joined representatives from Crime Stoppers of Niagara to raise the flag in support of Crime Stoppers Awareness Month.

Coffee with the Lord Mayor

Join Lord Mayor Betty Disero for a cup of coffee or tea and conversation at 6 PM on Tuesday February 11, 2020 at the Holiday Express located at 524 York Road, Glendale. Can't make? Click here to view the schedule for 2020.