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UPCOMING SARNIA COUNCIL MEETINGS

Monday, May 29, 2017 – 4:00 p.m. Council Chambers – Regular Council Meeting.

Monday, June 12, 2017 – 10:00 a.m. Council Chambers – Corporate Priorities and Strategic Planning Meeting.

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

 


Corporate Priorities/Strategic Planning Meeting
Rescheduled to June 12, 2017

The Corporate Priorities/Strategic Planning Meeting scheduled for May 15, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. has been cancelled. This meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, June 12, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Council Chambers, Sarnia City Hall.

 


SARNIA POLICE SERVICES BOARD

An open meeting of the Sarnia Police Services Board will be held on Thursday June 25, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at the Police Services Building Board Room on the 2nd Floor.  A closed meeting may be held before the open meeting.

 


Public Meeting – Fluoride in Municipal Drinking Water

A Public Meeting to receive information and public input on the issue of water fluoridation will be held on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in Council Chamber, Sarnia City Hall.

Council has invited Dr. Sudit Ranade, Lambton County’s Medical Officer of Health, and Dr. Hardy Limeback, former head of University of Toronto Preventive Dentistry and former president of the Canadian Association of Dental Research, to present information on the subject.

At the March 20, 2017 Council Meeting, Council resolved to hold a Public Meeting to receive information regarding the practice of adding fluoride to municipal drinking water.

If you wish to address Council at this meeting, please contact the City Clerk’s Department at 519-332-0330 ext. 3320 or by email to fluoride@sarnia.ca. Interested parties may make brief presentations to Council.

If you have written information that you would like Council to receive, please provide it to the City Clerk’s Department by email at fluoride@sarnia.ca, by fax to 519-332-3995, or by mail to 255 N. Christina Street, PO Box 3018, Sarnia, ON, N7T 7N2. Submissions on fluoride will be received by the Clerk’s Department until the close of business on June 2, 2017.

 


Donohue Bridge Rehabilitation

WHAT: Reduced lanes and periodic closures

WHERE: Vidal Street South between Campbell Street and Union Street and the temporary closing of the Vidal Street walkway adjacent to the bridge

WHY: Rehabilitation of select substructure components on the Donohue Bridge

WHEN: starting Tuesday, May 23, 2017

 


 

CITY OF SARNIA NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Please be advised that a Public Hearing of City Council is scheduled under subsection 34 (12) of the Planning Act for Monday, June 19th, 2017, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, to hear the application listed below. Sarnia City Council Public Meeting begins at 4:00 p.m.

Persons wishing to speak to this application are requested to notify the City Clerk on or before noon, Wednesday, June 14th, 2017, in order to be placed on the Agenda, although anyone in attendance will be given an opportunity to address Council on this matter.     

  AREA MAP OF SUBJECT LAND

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Rezoning Application No. 4-2017-85 of 2002  is a Zoning By-law amendment application submitted by 1432334 Ontario Inc. regarding lands identified municipally as 811 London Road as shown on the area map.

The Applicant is proposing to amend the existing Local Commercial 1-13 (LC1-13) Site Zoning of the subject lands to permit 4 new residential units and a community centre use in the existing building. This rezoning will have the effect of permitting a total of 6 residential units in addition to the existing medical centre/clinic, day nurseries and accessory uses presently permitted on the site. New development to the site would include internal renovations to the existing building and possible modifications to the existing parking lot. 

A copy of the Planning Department report 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, June 16th, 2017. Inquiries about this application may be made by contacting Max Williams at 519-332-0330 ext. 3293, at the Planning and Building Department anytime during regular business hours or by e-mail at planning@sarnia.ca

 

PLANNING ACT INFORMATION FOR ZONING AMENDMENT

If a person or public body does not make an oral submission at a public meeting or make a written submission to the Corporation of the City of Sarnia before the zoning by-law is passed, the person or public body:

  1. is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia, for the zoning by-law, to the Ontario Municipal Board; and
  2. 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 is reasonable grounds to do so; and

If you wish to be notified of the decision of the Council of the Corporation of the City of Sarnia in respect of the proposed zoning by-law amendment, you must make a written request to the City of Sarnia, P. O. Box 3018, 256 Christina St. North, Sarnia, Ontario N7T 7N2.

Dianne Gould-Brown, City Clerk

 

 


 

CITY OF SARNIA NOTICE OF NEIGHBOURHOOD CONSULTATION

656 Lakeshore Road – the Kinsmen Centre property.

Date:         Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Time:        7:00p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Location:  Clearwater Arena – Lower Hall

1410 Wellington Street

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia have declared the lands shown below as surplus at its July 11, 2016 meeting.  It is proposed that these lands be rezoned and sold.

Further to this decision, Council at its January 16th, 2017 Council Meeting, adopted the following resolution: “That Rezoning Application No. 5-2016-85 of 2002 and OPA No. 2 be deferred for a 6 month period to permit Staff to undertake a community planning process that will consider a mix of park and residential uses and amenities for Baxter Park and Kinsmen Centre Lands.”

Following through with Council’s direction staff met twice with a group of area residents (April 6 & April 19, 2017) who provided written comments and spoke at the Public Meeting regarding the proposed Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments respecting 656 Lakeshore Road – the Kinsmen Centre property.

Staff would now like to consult with the residents at large to present proposals with elements that address Council’s direction and to provide feedback on matters raised at the April 6 & 19 Meetings.

Following this meeting, Staff will draft a follow-up report to Council for its consideration at the Regular Council Meeting on Monday July 10, 2017.

Please also note that information regarding this matter can be viewed at the following website: http://planning.smartsarnia.com/ and comments can be submitted to kinsmenproperty@sarnia.ca.

Please direct questions to Max Williams ext. 519-332-0330 ext.3293 or max.williams@sarnia.ca or Tammie Ryall 519-332-0330 ext. 3291 or tammie.ryall@sarnia.ca

Dianne Gould-Brown, City Clerk

 


 

MUNICIPAL CLASS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT NOTICE OF COMPLETION

GREEN STREET PUMP STATION – BRIGHTS GROVE, CITY OF SARNIA

NEW SANITARY PUMP STATION AND FORCEMAIN

The City of Sarnia retained MIG Engineering to undertake a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) to upgrade the existing ageing Green Street Sanitary Pump Station (GSSPS) located in Bright’s Grove. It is proposed to provide a new sanitary pump station and sanitary forcemain to intercept a significant proportion of the upstream catchment area of the existing GSSPS in order to increase service capacity and ensure continued reliable service. The need to replace ageing sanitary pump stations was initially established in a 2009 condition assessment report and the above pump station was identified as limited in capacity by the Sarnia Wastewater Collection System Master Plan carried out for the City of Sarnia in 2012 and subsequently adopted by Council.

The study was conducted in accordance with the requirements of a Schedule B project under the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (October 2000, as amended in 2007 and 2011). The Class EA process involved identification of solutions, assessment of alternatives for implementation, and consultation with agencies and the public. The alternative solutions identified were evaluated to ensure that the recommended solution minimized impact on the natural and social/cultural environment while optimizing capital and operating investments. The study also considered the means to enable the proposed upgrade to the existing pump station to occur with minimum disturbance to the sanitary distribution system and to area residents and businesses.

As part of the consultation process a Public Information meeting was held in Bright’s Grove on January 25th 2017 to bring forward the recommendations for public and agency review and comment. A separate meeting was held with members of the Aamjiwnaang First Nations Environment Committee on March 7th 2017 to present the project and to receive their comments.

The City is proposing to construct the replacement pumping station on City owned land located adjacent to the Howard Watson Trail at the south west corner of the intersection of Lakeshore Road and Waterworks Road in Bright’s Grove. A new interceptor sewer will be constructed south along Waterworks Road from John Street to the proposed pumping station site on Lakeshore Road, and a new sanitary forcemain will be constructed by directional drilling east along the alignment of the Howard Watson Trail from the new pumping station to the existing Bright’s Grove sewage treatment plant.

Following detailed design and receipt of the necessary approvals, construction will start in the late summer of 2017 with a projected completion date of Summer 2018.

A Screening Report has been prepared and will be placed on public record on May 15th 2017 for thirty (30) calendar days for review by members of the public and/or other interested parties at the following locations:

City of Sarnia – Planning & Engineering 3rd Floor

255 Christina Street North, Sarnia

Hours of operations:

Monday to Friday:  8:30am - 4:30pm

Saturday/Sunday: Closed

MIG Engineering
453 Christina Street North Sarnia, ON N7T 5W3

Hours of operations:

Monday to Thursday:  8:00am - 5:00pm

Friday: 8:00am – Noon. Saturday/Sunday: Closed

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the information provided in the Screening Report, please provide written comments to the following team leaders by no later than June 14th 2017.

Bryan Prouse P.Eng
Operations Manager
City of Sarnia
255 Christina Street North
Sarnia, Ontario N7T 7N2

bryan.prouse@sarnia.ca

Philip Keightley, P.Eng.
Principal Engineer
MIG Engineering
453 Christina Street North
Sarnia, ON N7T 5W3

pkeightley@migeng.com

Additional information is also available on the City of Sarnia’s website at http://www.city.sarnia.on.ca/

If concerns arising from this project cannot be resolved in discussion with the City of Sarnia, a person may request the Minister of the Environment to issue an Order to Comply with Part ll off the EA Act. This is known as a ‘Part ll Order’, bumping up the status off this project to a full individual Environmental Assessment. The procedure for a Part ll Order request is as follows:

  • First the person with concerns must direct them to the City of Sarnia and MIG Engineering during the thirty (30) calendar day review period for consideration and mitigation.
  • Second, if the concerns cannot be resolved, the person may submit a Part ll order request to the Minister of The Environment and Climate Change at 135 St. Clair Avenue West, 1st floor, Toronto, Ontario M4V 1P5 by no later than June 14th 2017 with a copy of the request being sent to the City of Sarnia and MIG Engineering.

Subject to the comments received as a result of this notice, detailed design, tendering and construction of the recommended works can then proceed.

“This project is funded in part by the New Building Canada- Provincial- Territorial Infrastructure Component - Small Communities Fund and the Ontario Government”

Pour la version française, veuillez contacter City of Sarnia – Planning & Engineering 3rd Floor, 255 Christina Street North, Sarnia.

Dianne Gould-Brown, City Clerk

 


Public Meeting – Fluoride in Municipal Drinking Water

A Public Meeting to receive information and public input on the issue of water fluoridation will be held on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in Council Chamber, Sarnia City Hall.

Council has invited Dr. Sudit Ranade, Lambton County’s Medical Officer of Health, and Dr. Hardy Limeback, former head of University of Toronto Preventive Dentistry and former president of the Canadian Association of Dental Research, to present information on the subject.

At the March 20, 2017 Council Meeting, Council resolved to hold a Public Meeting to receive information regarding the practice of adding fluoride to municipal drinking water.

If you wish to address Council at this meeting, please contact the City Clerk’s Department at 519-332-0330 ext. 3320 or by email to fluoride@sarnia.ca. Interested parties may make brief presentations to Council.

If you have written information that you would like Council to receive, please provide it to the City Clerk’s Department by email at fluoride@sarnia.ca, by fax to 519-332-3995, or by mail to 255 N. Christina Street, PO Box 3018, Sarnia, ON, N7T 7N2. Submissions on fluoride will be received by the Clerk’s Department until the close of business on June 2, 2017.

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