Grey County Council met virtually on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. for the regular session of council. The meeting was immediately followed by a session of committee of the whole. A recording of the meetings can be found on Grey County’s YouTube Channel.
- Council accepted the minutes of the February 11 County Council and Committee of the Whole minutes. Council Committee
- Council accepted the February 16 Long-Term Care Committee of Management minutes. Minutes
Committee of the Whole
- On motion from Councillor Clumpus, Council discussed applying for Provincial modernization funding to study the feasibility of a county-wide waste management program. Staff will apply for funding and will update Council once a response is received. At that time Council can provide further direction. Report
- Grey County received Social Services Relief Funding from the Province to support critical community services that provide pandemic support to vulnerable people and combat homelessness. Staff reported on how the funding has been used to date to support emergency housing, PPE, non-medical staffing, food and supplies and more. In total, more than $3.5 million will be provided. Report
- Grey County receives funds through the Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative to support individuals and households experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Staff shared the 2021-2022 investment plan for these funds, which includes housing with related supports, the Sustainable Housing Benefit, homelessness prevention and more. Report
- Council approved the Wayfinding Signage Policy. This policy helps ensure wayfinding signs on County roads effectively direct visitors and residents to their preferred destinations. Report
- Grey County is working with the Township of Southgate to transfer a portion of land beside the CP Rail Trail to the Township to support the proposed medical health centre in Dundalk and increased parking. Parking would support the health centre as well as the Rail Trail. Report
- Council approved a plan of subdivision and condominium in the Town of the Blue Mountains known as Ridge Estates. The plan will create a total of 31 single detached residential lots, a private condominium road, and private open recreation space. Report
- Grey County will rename some forest properties to make them easier to identify, and to recognize local history and natural features. Report
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