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UPCOMING SARNIA COUNCIL MEETINGS

Monday, October 16, 2017 – 10:00 a.m. Council Chambers – Corporate Priorities/Strategic Planning Meeting.

Monday, October 23, 2017 – 4:00 p.m. Council Chambers – Regular Council Meeting.

Monday, November 6, 2017 – 10:00 a.m. Council Chambers – Corporate Priorities/Strategic Planning Meeting.

Agendas are available on the City’s website and through the Clerk’s Department, 2nd Floor, City Hall.


SARNIA POLICE SERVICES BOARD

A special open meeting of the Sarnia Police Services Board will be held on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in the Police Services Building Board Room on the 2nd floor to discuss the hiring procedure of the new Chief.  

 


DEADLINE EXTEDED TO APPLY TO THE UNDRIP WORKING GROUP

On September 11, 2017 Sarnia City Council approved the establishment of a working group with the mandate to develop a model of community consultation and a plan to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) within the City of Sarnia.

The City of Sarnia is currently seeking members for the UNDRIP working group who have an interest in the project, and that will be broadly representational of multiple sectors within the community. The time commitment will be approximately 1.5 hours a month.

 

How Do I Apply?

Applications are available on the City’s website at www.smartsarnia.com.

For more information please contact James Jenkins, Deputy Clerk at 519-332-0330 ext. 3208 or email james.jenkins@sarnia.ca.

The application deadline has been extended to 12:00 Noon on Monday, November 6, 2017.

 


PUBLIC CONSULTATION MEETING AND ONLINE SURVEY:
REOPENING JACKSON POOL VERSUS GATHERING PLACE CONCEPT

A public meeting will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers, Sarnia City Hall for a staff-led Public Input Session regarding to gather input on reopening of Jackson Pool versus the gathering place concept at Germain Park.

If you wish to provide input but will not be able to attend the meeting, please send comments via email to: parksandrecreation@sarnia.ca until November 3, 2017.

Information regarding reopening Jackson Pool versus the gathering place concept at Germain Park and a public survey will be available at http://www.smartsarnia.com/ from October 13, 2017 to November 3, 2017.

 


CITY OF SARNIA NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

Please be advised that public meetings of City Council are scheduled for Monday, October 23, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, to hear the application listed below. Please check with the City Clerk for the time when these applications will be dealt with.

Persons wishing to speak to these applications are requested to notify the City Clerk on or before noon, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, in order to be placed on the agenda, although anyone in attendance will be given an opportunity to address Council on these matters.

Official Plan Amendment No. 5 and Rezoning Application 7-2017-85 of 2002 are submitted by Monteith Brown Planning Consultants, on behalf of the owners.

lease be advised that applications have been received to construct a retirement community on the subject site (see AREA MAP), which is the site of the former Devine Street Public School and is municipally known as 321 Devine Street. The proposal includes a 1,572m² (16,951ft²) five storey memory care building and a 2,242.2m² (23,941ft²) eight storey seniors residence building.

More specifically, the applicant has proposed the following amendments to the Official Plan and Zoning By-law:

  1. Amend the Official Plan by changing the designation of the lands from Urban Residential to Apartment Residential.
  2. Amend Zoning By-law 85 of 2002 by changing the zoning of the lands from “Urban Residential 2-1 (UR2-1)” to a site-specific “Urban Residential 5-27 (UR5-27)” zone that would permit long-term care facilities, nursing homes and retirement home.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For more information about this application, contact the Planning and Building Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, anytime during business hours (Tel. 519 332-0330 Ext. 3344); forward E-mails to planning@sarnia.ca

A planning rationale, conceptual site plan/floor plans, shadow study, traffic impact and parking study, functional servicing report, grading plan and servicing plans have been submitted as part of this application. These documents are available in the Planning and Building Department at Sarnia City Hall, located on the third floor at 255 Christina Street North.

Copies of the comments of the various City Hall Departments and other agencies who have reviewed this application, the Planning Department's planning reports with recommendations, and copies of the proposed zoning by-law amendment will be available at the Planning and Building Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, on or after Friday, October 20, 2017.

Council agendas (with staff reports) are posted on the City’s website at www.sarnia.ca or can be obtained from the Clerk’s Department, 2nd Floor City Hall, on Friday, October 20, 2017.

 

PLANNING ACT INFORMATION FOR REZONINGS

a) If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia to the Ontario Municipal Board.

b) If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia before the by-law is passed, the person or public body may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

 

PLANNING ACT INFORMATION FOR OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENTS

a) If you wish to be notified of the adoption of the proposed official plan amendment, or of the refusal of a request to amend the Official Plan, you must make a written request to the City of Sarnia, P. O. Box 3018, 255 Christina St. North, Sarnia, Ontario. N7T 7N2

b) If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the City of Sarnia before the proposed official plan amendment is adopted, the person or public body:

    i)  is not entitled to appeal the decision of the County of Lambton to the Ontario Municipal Board; and

ii) may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to add the person or public body as a party.

 


PUBLIC NOTICE RE:  NOTICE OF SALE OF SURPLUS MUNICIPAL LAND

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia proposes, at its meeting to be held at City Hall on October 23rd, 2017, to declare surplus and to consider a By-Law to Sell a portion of land on Errol Road East to the adjacent owner of 996 Errol Road East, Sarnia.

The proposed By-Law showing the lands to be affected may be seen at the City Clerk’s Office, 2nd Floor, City Hall.

Questions regarding this sale can be directed to Scott McEachran, City Solicitor at 519-332-0330, ext. 3347 or by email to scott.mceachran@sarnia.ca .

Written comments regarding this matter should be submitted to the City Clerk’s Department no later than 12:00 noon on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 and directed to the attention of the City Clerk, 2nd Floor, Sarnia City Hall, 255 North Christina Street, P.O. Box 3018, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 7N2, by email to clerks@sarnia.ca or by facsimile to 519-332-3995.

 


PUBLIC NOTICE RE:  NOTICE OF SURPLUS MUNICIPAL LAND AND THE STOPPING UP AND CLOSING OF A PUBLIC HIGHWAY

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia proposes, at its meeting to be held at City Hall on October 23rd, 2017, to declare surplus and its intent to sell the following properties:

  1. Vacant land located between 1628 and 1632 Murphy Road, Sarnia.
  2. Vacant right-of-way located at Edgewater Court near Mills Street, Sarnia.

AND FURTHER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia proposes, at its meeting to be held at City Hall on October 23rd, 2017, to stop up and close a portion of a public highway located at Edgewater Court near Mills Street as shown above.

Questions regarding this declaration can be directed to Scott McEachran, City Solicitor at 519-332-0330, ext. 3347 or by email to scott.mceachran@sarnia.ca .

Written comments regarding this matter should be submitted to the City Clerk’s Department no later than 12:00 noon on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 and directed to the attention of the City Clerk, 2nd Floor, Sarnia City Hall, 255 North Christina Street, P.O. Box 3018, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 7N2, by email to clerks@sarnia.ca or by facsimile to 519-332-3995.

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