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Correspondence Agenda - 2020/03/19 The Corporation of the Township of Malahide CORRESPONDENCE AGENDA March 19, 2020 7:30 p.m. (F) Correspondence: 1. Association of Municipalities of Ontario - Watch File dated March 5 and 12, 2020. (Pages C3 - 9) 2. County of Peterborough Resolution requesting Federal Government to pass Bill C-211, an Act to amend the Criminal Code (Assaults against health care professionals and first responders). (Pages C10 - 11) 3. Township of Tyendinaga Resolution supporting a peaceful conclusion to the ongoing rail disruptions and encouragement to find a path to a peaceful solution regarding the Coastal GasLink Project. (Page C12) 4. Town of Kirkland Lake and Town of Grand Valley Resolution supporting the new legislation, Bill 156 Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2019. (Malahide supported a similar Resolution on August 1, 2019). (Pages C13 - 16) 5. Town of Ajax Resolution supporting the continuation of both mandatory and non-mandatory programs and services provided by Conservation Authorities. (Malahide Township supported a similar Resolution on September 19, 2019 and January 23, 2020). (Pages 17 - 18) 6. Municipality of West Nipissing Resolution requesting the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry to provide supporting evidence with respect to the expansion of wetlands designations. (Pages C19 - 22) 7. County of Norfolk Requesting Province to review process for Provincially Significant Wetlands mapping to allow for transparency and better land owner engagement. (Page C23) 8. Municipality of West Nipissing Resolution supporting the Association of Municipalities of Ontario position on the Legislative Changes in Bill 132 with respect to Aggregate Resources Act and the Safe Drinking Water Act. (Pages C24 - 29) 9. County of Elgin Land Division Committee Notice of Decision for Severance Applications as follows: -Application E87/19 Nilholm Holsteins Ltd. relating to property at Part Lot 3, Concession 11 (Granted). (Pages C30 - 32) -Application E94/19 Solagrace Enterprises Inc. relating to property at Part Lot 88, Concession South Talbot Road (Granted). (Pages C33 - 35) 10. Municipality of Central Elgin Notice of Zoning By-law Amendment relating to property at 5013 Yarmouth Centre Road. (Page C36) Spring Time in Paris Spring Time in Paris Spring Time in Paris Spring Time in Paris Act to amend the Criminal Codeassaults against health care professionals and first responders TOWN OF AJAX 65 Harwood Avenue South Ajax ON L1S 3S9 www.ajax.ca _______________________________________________________________________________ Honourable Doug Ford Premier of Ontario Room 281 Legislative Building, Queen's Park Toronto, ON M7A 1A1 March 5, 2020 Re: Supporting Conservation Authorities Please be advised that the following resolution was endorsed by Ajax Town Council at its Meeting held February 24, 2020: WHEREAS, the Town of Ajax is committed to planning for a sustainable future, protecting human life and property from natural hazards, and promoting environmental education and stewardship; AND WHEREAS the Town of Ajax is located within the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) and the Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority (CLOCA) jurisdiction and has representatives on both Board of Directors; AND WHEREAS each respective Board of Directors determine the policies, priorities and budget of the TRCA and CLOCA; AND WHEREAS the TRCA and CLOCA provide valuable non-mandatory programs and services including expert advice on the environmental impacts associated with land use planning and source water protection, environmental restoration services, educational and recreational opportunities, and community engagement programs, in an efficient manner delivered at a watershed scale; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Town of Ajax supports the continuation of both mandatory and non-mandatory programs and services provided by the TRCA and CLOCA, and that no programs or services of the TRCA or CLOCA, or the other Conservation Authorities in AND THAT the Province engage in early consultations with the TRCA, CLOCA, and other Conservation Authorities, and member municipalities including the Region of Durham, to fully understand the funding structure and local benefits of programs delivered by the Conservation Authorities; AND THAT a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Honourable Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario; Jeff Yurek, Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks; Rod Philips, MPP Ajax; the Association of Municipalities of Ontario; the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority; Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority; Conservation Ontario; and all Ontario Municipalities. If you require any additional information please do not hesitate to contact Sean McCullough, Senior Planner, at 905-619-2529 ext. 3234 or sean.mccullugh@ajax.ca Sincerely Sarah Moore Acting Manager of Legislative Services/Deputy Clerk Copy: Jeff Yurek, Minister of Environment,Conservation and Parks Rod Philips, MPP Ajax Association of Municipalities of Ontario Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Central Lake Ontario Conservation Authority Conservation Ontario; and S. McCullough, Senior Planner, all Ontario Municipalities