Grey County Council met virtually on September 9, 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 August 12 County Council and Committee of the Whole meetings. Council Committee
- Council accepted the minutes of the August 5 Long-Term Care Redevelopment Planning Task Force meeting. Minutes
- Following a recorded vote, Council accepted the minutes of the August 26 Special Meeting of Council. These minutes included the decision by Council to pause the Grey Gables expansion and redevelopment project due to increased construction costs. Minutes
- Council received an update from Medical Officer of Health Dr. Ian Arra and approved minutes from the Jul 23 Board of Health meeting and August 23 Board of Health Executive meeting. Board Meeting Executive Meeting
Committee of the Whole
- Council heard a delegation from the Nuclear Innovation Institute about preparing for an electric vehicle future. Presentation
- Council passed a motion directing staff to explore and analyze potential options for improving paramedic services coverage in underserviced areas of Grey County. Possible enhancements are to be considered by Council in the 2022 budget discussions.
- Council received the second quarter year-end financial projections. Report
- Council approved the renewal of the County’s phone system plan. Report
- Grey County will recognize September 30 as the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation by lowering all flags to half-mast and flying the Every Child Matters Flag annually. Council also committed to sharing the stories and history of Indigenous people through open discussions and exhibits and storytelling at Grey Roots Museum and Archives. Report
- Grey County will participate in a partnership with the University of Guelph on a county-wide survey to residents about the impacts of COVID-19. Report
- Council approved the corporate COVID-19 Immunization Policy for staff and volunteers. Council also voted to have the staff policy apply to members of council. This policy requires staff and volunteers to provide proof of vaccination, a medical exemption, or if unvaccinated, complete an education session ad participate regularly in Rapid Antigen Testing. 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.