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Correspondence Agenda - 2020/06/04 The Corporation of the Township of Malahide CORRESPONDENCE AGENDA June 4, 2020 7:30 p.m. (F) Correspondence: 1. Association of Municipalities of Ontario - Watch File dated May 21 and 28, 2020. (Pages C2 - 7) 2. City of Cambridge Resolution requesting the Province to provide funding for rehabilitation facilities and programs. (Pages C8 - 9) 3. Town of Fort Erie Resolution requesting support for high speed internet connectivity in rural Ontario. (Page C10 - 13) 4. City of Kitchener Resolution requesting Province to pursue a partnership with the Federal Government for the establishment of a universal basic income. (Pages C14 - 15) 5. City of Brantford Resolution requesting Federal, Provincial, and Municipal Governments to proclaim March 17 as Essential Workers Day. (Pages C16 - 17) 6. Town of Aylmer Notice of Virtual Public Meeting regarding an application for Zoning By-law Amendment relating to the property at 50-52 Victoria Street South, Aylmer. (Page C18) Environmental Protection Act April 29, 2020 Honourable Doug Ford Premier of Ontario Legislative Building Queen’s Park Toronto, ON M7A 1A1 Re:Support Resolution - High Speed Internet Connectivity in Rural Ontario At its meeting held on April 28, 2020, the Council of the Township of Armour passed Resolution #6 supporting our CouncillorRod Ward’s letter regardingthe need to make substantial investments in high-speed internet connectivityin therural areas of Ontario. A copy of Council’s Resolution #6 dated April 28, 2020 and Councillor Ward’s letteris attached for your consideration. Sincerely, Charlene Watt Deputy Clerk Cc:MPP Norm Miller, MP Scott Aitchison and Ontario Municipalities Enclosures JEFF BUNN May 15, 2020 The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Dear Prime Minister Trudeau: This is to advise that City Council, at a special electronic meeting held on May 11, 2020, passed the following resolution regarding universal basic income: COVID-19 a pandemic, pointing to the growing number of cases of the coronavirus illness around the world and the sustained risk of further global spread; and, WHEREAS in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Province of Ontario and the City of Kitchener have declared a state of emergency under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act; and, WHEREAS the City of Kitchener has approved the Early Economic Support Plan, which provides financial and economic support measures to help reduce the financial strain on citizens and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic; and, WHEREAS Statistics Canada has reported that the unemployment rate has risen to 7.8 per cent, with 1,011,000 jobs lost in March 2020, and that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the employment of 3.1 million Canadians; and, WHEREAS the Federal government has announced $82 billion in relief funding for the COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, utilizing tax deferrals, subsidies, loans, and credits to support citizens, businesses, and industries; and, WHEREAS according to a 2018 Parliamentary Budget Office report, a Canada-wide basic income of the type previously piloted in Ontario would have an annual net cost of $44 billion; and, WHEREAS a universal basic income would likely have many positive effects, including reducing poverty, reducing strain on health care and social assistance systems, supporting businesses and the economy, reducing crime, as well as reducing administrative complexity and creating efficiencies for those in need of financial and economic support measures; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the City of Kitchener urges the Ontario Provincial government to pursue a partnership with the Federal government for the establishment of a universal basic income; BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that this resolution be forwarded to the Right Honourable Prime Minister of Canada; the Honourable Premier of Ontario; the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services; the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing; the Association of Municipalities of Ontario; the Local Members of Provincial Parliament; the Region of Waterloo; all Municipalities within the Province of Ontario; and, the Yours truly, J. Bunn Manager, Council & Committee Services/ Deputy City Clerk c.Honourable, Doug Ford, Premier Honourable Amy Fee, M.P.P. Honourable Belinda Karahalios, M.P.P. Honourable Catherine Fife, M.P.P. Honourable Laura Mae Lindo, M.P.P. Honourable Mike Harris, M.P.P. HonourableTodd Smith, Minister of Children, Community &Social Services Honourable Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Monika Turner, Association of Municipalities of Ontario Kris Fletcher, Regional Clerk, Region of Waterloo Bill Karsten, Federation of Canadian Municipalities Ashley Sage, Clerk, Township of North Dumfries Danielle Manton, City Clerk, City of Cambridge Dawn Mittelholtz, Director of Information and Legislative Services / Municipal Clerk, Township of Wilmot Grace Kosch, Clerk, Township of Wellesley Olga Smith, City Clerk, City of Waterloo Val Hummel, Director of Corporate Services/Clerk, Township of Woolwich All Ontario Municipalities May 28, 2020 Will Bouma, MPP 96 Nelson Street Suite 101 Brantford, ON N3T 2X1 Sent via email will.bouma@pc.ola.org Phil McColeman, MP 108 St. George Street Suite 3 Brantford, ON N3R 1V6 Sent via email phil.mccoleman@parl.gc.ca Re: Essential Workers Day – March 17 Please be advised that Brantford City Council at its meeting held May 26, 2020 adopted the following: 10.1Essential Workers Day – Councillor Wall WHEREAS the Province of Ontario enacted a Declaration of Emergency on March 17th, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 Worldwide Pandemic; and WHEREAS during the state of emergency certain services have been deemed essential services by the Governmentof Ontario; and WHEREAS citizens are asked to isolate at home to reduce the spread of COVID-19 as essential workers continue to work and provide an essential service to their community; and WHEREAS essential workers across the country are risking their lives; and WHEREAS some essential workers have been stricken with illness, suffered trauma or injury, or lost their lives as a result of providing an essential service; and WHEREAS without this dedicated workforce, essential services, including but not limited to, healthcare, police, fire, paramedics, military, social services, community services, food distribution, agriculture, postal and delivery services, education, security, transit, financial services, hospitality, commerce, manufacturing, construction, maintenance and repair, waste management, sanitation services, government, and administrative services would fail to function; and WHEREAS our community owes a profound debt of gratitude to every single essential worker who ensured our community couldcontinue to operate; NOW THEREFORE, the Municipal Council of The Corporation of the City of Brantford HEREBY RESOLVES as follows: A.THAT March 17 BE PROCLAIMED by the Council for The Corporation of the City of Brantford to be Essential Workers Day in the City of Brantford; and B.THAT the Clerk BE DIRECTED to provide a copy of this resolution, with a covering letter, to MPP Will Bouma and MP Phil McColeman to respectfully request that the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada formally declare March 17 to be Essential Workers Day to honour all of the essential workers who sacrificed so much during the COVID-19 pandemic; and C.THAT all municipalities across Ontario and Canada BE INVITED to proclaim March 17 to be Essential Workers Day intheir respective municipalities, and that a copy of this resolution be provided to AMO, LUMCO, FCM, and ROMA for that purpose. Tanya Daniels City Clerk tdaniels@brantford.ca ccAll Ontario municipalities Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Large Urban Mayor’s Caucus of Ontario (LUMCO) Federation of Canadian Municipalities Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) CORPORATION OF THE TOWN OF AYLMER NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING TAKE NOTICEthat the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Aylmer will hold avirtual th public meeting onMonday,June15 ,2020, commencing at 7:00p.m., to consider a proposed amendment to the Town of Aylmer Zoning By-law 57-99 under Section 34 of the Planning Act . The lands affected by the Zoning By-Law Amendment are located on the westside of Victoria Street Southbetween PineStreet andSouthStreet andare known municipally as 50 Victoria Street South and 52 Victoria Street Southin the Town of Aylmer. The subject lands comprise twoabuttinglots witheach lot havingan area ofapproximately 339square metres (3,649 sq. ft.),afrontage of11.1 metres (36.4ft) and a depth of 30.5metres(100ft). It is intended that the existingsingle detached dwellingsberemoved and thatone-half of asemi-detached dwelling be erected on each lot. The Amendment to the Zoning By-Lawchanges the zoningon the subject lands fromthe Residential Type 1 (R1) Zone to the Residential Type 2 (R2) Zone. Permitted uses of the R2 zone include a semi-detached dwelling, home occupation and an accessory use. The proposed semi-detached dwellingwould be subject to minimum yard and setback standards as set out in Section 9of the Zoning By-law. The lands are designated ‘Low Density Residential’ in the Town of Aylmer Official Plan. The proposed zoning by-lawamendmentis considered to be in conformity with the relevant policies of the Official Plan. The accompanying Key Map shows the location of the lands to which the Zoning By-law Amendment applies. ANY PERSONmay attend the virtual public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation in support of or in opposition to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment.The virtual public meeting will be available on the homepage of www.aylmer.ca.Persons wishing tomake verbal statements are required to pre-register with the undersigned. IF A PERSON OR PUBLIC BODY that files an appeal of a decision of the Corporation of the Town of Aylmer in respect of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Corporation of the Town of Aylmer before the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is adopted, the Local Planning Appeal Tribunalmay dismiss all or part of the appeal. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONrelating to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment will be made available for inspection upon contacting the undersigned. If you wish to be notified of the adoption of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment, you must make a written request to the Town at the address below. DATEDat the Town of Aylmer this 27thday of May, 2020. Josh Brick Clerk, Town of Aylmer 46 Talbot Street West Aylmer, Ontario N5H 1J7 Email: jbrick@town.aylmer.on.ca Phone: (519) 773-3164 Fax: (519) 765-1446 www.aylmer.com