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October 9, 2020

Grey County Council met virtually on Thursday, October 8 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.

County Council

  • Council accepted the minutes of the September 24 County Council and Committee of the Whole meetings.  Council   Committee
  • Council accepted the minutes of the September 222 Long-Term Care Committee of Management meeting.  Minutes
  • Council accepted the September Board of Heath report and minutes of the August 28 Board of Health meeting.  Repot   Minutes
  • Council was joined virtually by Chief Lester Anoquot of the Chippewas of Saugeen First Nation and Councillor Sidney Nadjiwon of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation. The two speakers provided remarks on the recent land claim settlement and remained present for the passing of the by-law which included the transfer of the Mountain Lake County Forest property to Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON).  By-Law

Committee of the Whole

  • Staff outlined a timeline for 2021 budget discussions and shared assumptions for Council’s consideration. A corporate overview will be presented on November 2020 to provide detail on the estimated 2021 funding needs. Detailed budget review will take place at a special Committee of the Whole meeting on January 29.  Report
  • Grey County has several initiatives and partnerships underway to encourage diversity and attract and retain youth in our community. Staff updated council on what has been done to date and new projects that are coming up.   Report
  • Earlier this year the Dufferin Grey ATV Club asked Council to consider allowing wider ATVs and side-by-sides to use the CP Rail Trail (from the current maximum width of 54 inches up to 65 inches). Council heard a staff report recommending the request be denied due to safety concerns, liability and the costs associated with upgrading the trail. Council had a thorough discussion and voted not to allow the larger ATVs on the trail.  Report
  • Council supported in principal a residential crossing of the CP Rail Trail and directed staff to work with Grey Highlands, the property owner and utilities on the necessary agreements and by-laws.  Report

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.

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