Before we get into the notes I just wanted to make a point of clarification as I would like to avoid miscommunication and information being taken out of context.
The notes below are my interpretation of what I hear at the meetings for the time I am present and they include matters which I think the public will want to be aware of.
These notes are not fully inclusive of all items on the agenda and are not verbatim notes. If you have questions or want clarification about anything I have noted I would definitely recommend reading the official agenda first provided below as well as reading the official meeting minutes when they are available.
My intent for these posts is to keep the community informed regarding what is happening in town as I know it can be difficult to attend meetings and read through all of the agenda’s and minutes.
March 10th, 2020
You can find the agenda here
Accounts Receivable/Payable- Review reports and discussion
Bridge 17 Tender-Good amount of tenders received, approved tender from Cox Construction which came in at $292,792.44.
Report – Request to MECP for a reduction in Landfill Reporting and
Monitoring- the application and amendment to reduce the number of samples will cost $4000. If the application is approved this will significantly reduce the cost of sampling each subsequent year.
Public Works-Verbal Update
Grader-Mechanical Issues, had a mechanic out to look. Engine issues determined to be the cause of mechanical concerns quotes received for repair. Motion approved to repair proposal accepted for an engine replacement.
Water Main damaged on Feb 24th, 2020 by Cachet Homes contractors, town staff collecting expenses from that damage and they will be submitted to Cachet Homes for payment when ready.
Town Planners Report
Crozier Street Lot- Public Meeting tonight
Webb Street- Letter from applicants Lawyer received regarding application conditions. The Planner has sent communication to the applicant’s lawyer regarding this request.
Scott St Development- Nothing to report
Grand Valley Dental- Nothing to report
Moco Farms-Burnside reviewing as there may be more capacity for development.
Coreseed-Planner sent a report to the County for lands out of the boundary, waiting for a response.
Cachet Homes- Nothing to report for one block and subdivision agreement review on the second block.
Golden Homes-Resubmission submitted still waiting on the applicant to send in the engineer plans
Thomasfield- Updated subdivision agreement sent back to the applicant and waiting for the response.
Trailer Park Committee- Productive meeting, request for hydro assessment. Concerns with current limitations of Hydro. Town staff are going to call for quotes for the assessment and have the assessment completed by April 10th.
Dufferin County Municipal Comprehensive Review- More details here Planner said that the county staff said they received good feedback, this was an open house. Formal public meeting upcoming.
Declaration of Surplus Land and Conveyance of Surplus Land.
The purpose and effect of this application are to consider a request to declare municipally-owned lands, known as Blocks B and J, Plan 114 with a municipal address of 147 Crozier Street, as surplus and sell these lands.
Motion put forward and approved to declare the land surplus and but out a tender for bids.
Pending Items List
Surge tank- Ministry has approved ECA, the approval has been granted.
Other township and county’s-Requesting support of Bill 156
Other Municipality and County’s-Requesting support for conservation authorities
Please click here starting page 29 for correspondence
End of my notes as I had to leave the meeting at this point.
Disclaimer- These are my personal notes from the meeting. The purpose of these notes is to give an update on what is happening around the Town of Grand Valley. If you would like to view the official agenda and minutes you can find that here.