Grey County Council met virtually on May 27, 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 May 13, 2021 County Council and Committee of the Whole meetings. Council Committee
- Council accepted the minutes of the May 11, 2021 Long-Term Care Committee of Management meeting. Minutes
- Council moved to approve By-Law 5112-21 Cancellation of Tax Increases for the Purposes of Relieving Financial Hardship.
Committee of the Whole
- Council heard a presentation from Wesley Wilson advocating for changes that would facilitate the preservation of heritage barns in Ontario. He will deliver the presentation to an upcoming Agricultural Advisory Committee meeting. Presentation
- Russ Pierson and Kevin Lind gave a presentation with regards to traffic speed limit concerns on Grey Road 17B. Residents in the area signed a petition to have the speed limit lowered. Council passed a motion to have staff bring background information and recommendations with regards to changes to By-Law 4788-13 to a Committee of the Whole meeting in July. Presentation
- Nadia De Santi, Practice Lead at WSP, presented the approach and framework to create Grey County’s Age-Friendly Strategy and Action Plan. Presentation
- Council received the following consent agenda items:
- An email from Alex Ruff, MP regarding a proposed resolution to bring a national three-digit suicide prevention hotline to Canada.
- A letter from Four County Labour Market Planning Board regarding Grey Transit Route
- Report FR-CW-17-21 regarding the 2020 Lease Financing.
- Council received the Age Friendly Community Strategy and Action Plan report for information. Report
- Council received a report regarding the divestment of Grey County Westmount housing properties and authorized staff to proceed with issuing a tender for real estate services. Report
- CAO Kim Wingrove provided an update on plans for a proposed transportation depot. The County is halting all activity in order to work in order to undertake a thorough investigation of the adjacent Old Durham Road Black Pioneer Cemetery, in conjunction with the local community.
The Clerk’s Department maintains the official record for Grey County. This publication is intended to provide meeting highlights only. For official records, please refer to the meeting minutes, or contact the Clerk’s Department at 1-800-567-4739.