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July 13 Meeting Highlights

Grey County Council met on July 13, 2023, in the Council Chamber and virtually on Zoom. The meeting was immediately followed by a session of Committee of the Whole. Recordings of the meetings can be found on Grey County’s YouTube Channel.

County Council

  • Council accepted the minutes of the June 22 Grey County Council and Committee of the Whole meetings.  Council  Committee
  • Council discussed the minutes of the July 6 Long-Term Care Redevelopment Planning Task Force meeting which included updated financial assessments for the project. Council approved the minutes and supported a task force recommendation to increase the maximum spending for the project from $92 million to $96.7 million.  Minutes  Report   Presentation
  • Council received the minutes of the April 28 Board of Health meeting.  Minutes
  • Council approved the purchase of land needed for the Grey Road 19 roundabout project at Crosswinds Boulevard.  Report

Committee of the Whole

  • Council heard a presentation from residents of the community of Banks who are concerned with speeding. Staff will bring back a report for council to consider before making decisions about adjusting speed limits in the area.  Presentation
  • Ian Duff of McSweeney and Associations presented to Council on the process and timelines for the creation of a new corporate strategic plan. A new public survey is now available and engagement with County Council will take place in August. The completed strategy is expected in September.  Presentation Webpage
  • Councillor Matrosovs provided an update to council from the recent meeting of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative.  Correspondence
  • Council received correspondence from Beth Ezekiel Synagogue condemning recent acts of hate and asking local governments to take a stand. Warden Milne gave a statement denouncing acts of hate and challenging the community to explore community resources and participate in cultural events. The Warden also extended an offer for community groups to attend a meeting of Council or committee. Letter  Warden’s Statement
  • This fall, Grey County will be moving to a new agenda management program. The new program will improve meeting administration and make it easier for the public to follow allow with agendas and discussions.  Report
  • Council received the mid-year capital project status report.  Report
  • Council approved a draft plan of a subdivision in Meaford that will create 83 residential units.  Report
  • The final two underground fuel tanks are being removed from Grey County’s transportation services yard in Clarksburg. Soil contamination was discovered during the removal. It was quickly addressed but increased the cost of the project.  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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