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If you wish to appear before Council as a delegation, a written request (letter or email) must be received by the Chief Administrative Officer & Clerk or Deputy Clerk before 4:30 pm on the Wednesday prior to the Council meeting. The written request should explain the reason for appearing before Council. The Chief Administrative Officer & Clerk or Deputy Clerk will confirm that you have been included on the agenda prior to the meeting. 

Closed Sessions

In some cases Central Elgin's Council, committees and boards will need to meet privately to deal with confidential matters. These closed meetings are not open to the public and are governed by the rules set out in section 239 of the Municipal Act.

Declaration of Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest

2022

Type

Date

Member

Agenda Item

Reason

Regular

Mar 28

Councillor Colleen Row

CEP.11.22 – Kokomo Beach Club Phase 3

Her proximity to the subject land

Closed Session

Mar 28

Deputy Mayor Tom Marks

Closed Session Item CS5 – 42343 Fruit Ridge Line

He sits as a member of County Council

Regular

Apr 11

Councillor Colleen Row

By-law 2702-Remove Holding Symbol

Her proximity to the subject land

Closed Session

May 24

Councillor

Fiona Wynn

Closed Session Item CS3 - Insurance Claim

 

Regular

May 24

Councillor

Bill Fehr

Action Item #3

 

Closed Session

May 24

Deputy Mayor 

Tom Marks

Closed Session Item -CS6 - 42343 Fruit Ridge Line

He sits as a member of County Council

2021

 

Type

Date

Member

Agenda Item

Reason

Closed Session

Jan 25

Deputy Mayor Tom Marks

Closed Session Item CS3 – 42343 Fruit Ridge Line

 

He sits as a member of County Council

Regular

Feb 8

Councillor Colleen Row

Site Plan Control Report – 391 George St

Her proximity to the subject land

Regular

Feb 22

Deputy Mayor Tom Marks

Closed Session Item CS5 – 42343 Fruit Ridge Line

He sits as a member of County Council

Closed Session

Mar 22

Councillor Dennis Crevits

Action Item #1 Uplink Communications

He would receive personal gain from the service

Regular

Apr 12

Councillor Colleen Row

By-law 2583 – Site Plan Agreement - Kokomo

Her proximity to the subject land

Closed Session

Aug 16

Deputy Mayor Tom Marks

Closed Session Item CS7 – 42343 Fruit Ridge Line

He sits as a member of County Council

Regular

Aug 16

Mayor Sally Martyn

Action Item #3 – By-law Amendment Request – Lot Maintenance /Property Standards

She lives next door to the property requesting amendment

Closed Session

Aug 16

Mayor Sally Martyn

Closed Session Item CS3 – Noise By-law Amendment

She was involved in the law suit – Sparta Dragway

Regular

Oct 12

Deputy Mayor Tom Marks

Closed Session Item CS3 – 42343 Fruit Ridge Line

He sits as a member of Council

Regular

Dec 13

Councillor Colleen Row

By-law 2570 - Subdivision Agreement (Kokomo)

Home proximity to development

2020

 
Type Date Member Agenda Item Reason
Regular Jan 13 Councillor Bill Fehr Report CEP 02-20 andBy-law 2439 Ships Ahoy Property owner is his client
Regular Apr 27  Councillor Fiona Roberts Report AMDS 13-20Barons Court Development She is a property owner on Barons Court
Closed Session Aug 24 Deputy Mayor Tom Marks Closed Session Item CS3 ERTH Appointment He applied for the position
Closed Session Sep 14 Deputy Mayor Tom Marks Closed Session Item CS2 ERTH Appointment He applied for the position
Regular/Planning Sep 28 Councilor Colleen Row By-law 2519Wastell – George Street Proximity to living near development
Regular/Planning Oct 26 Councilor Colleen Row Report CEP 44-20Kokomo, George Street Proximity to living near development
Regular Nov 9 Councilor Colleen Row By-law 2533Removal of H Symbol – Phase 2 Kokomo, George Street Proximity to living near development

2019

Type Date Member Agenda Item Reason
Regular Jan 14 Councillor Colleen Row Correspondence Item 6 Due to her homes proximity to the development
Closed Session Meeting Feb 11 Councillor Bill Fehr Closed Session Item CS3- Neville, 4440 Talbot Line He is the accountant to Mr. Neville
Regular Mar 11 Councillor Colleen Row Wastell Delegationand By-law 2344 Due to her homes proximity to the development
Closed Session Mar 11 Deputy Mayor Tom Marks CS3 ERTH Appointment He is currently representative
Closed Session Mar 25 Deputy Mayor Tom Marks CS3 ERTH Appointment He is currently representative
Closed Session Apr 8 Deputy Mayor Marks CS3 ERTH Appointment He is currently representative
Regular/Planning Jun 24 Councilor Fiona Roberts Site Plan Report and By-law 2382 She is on Board of Directors for Westminster Mutual Insurance Co.
Regular/Planning Jul 22 Mayor Sally Martyn Action Item #2Integrity Commissioner Investigation relates to things she was purported to have said about ratepayers
Closed Session Sep 9 Mayor Sally Martyn CS4 St. Thomas Dragway She was a plaintiff in the case against the Dragway
Regular Nov 12 Councill Bill Fehr Report CEP 66-19Ships Ahoy Ships Ahoy was a previous client

2018

Type

Date

Member

Agenda Item

Reason

Regular/Planning

Feb 26

Councilor Fiona Roberts

Action Item # 1

Temporary Liquor License

She is a member of Last Post Branch 410 Legion

Regular/Planning

Feb 26

Councilor Dennis Crevits

Report CEP 13-18

Subject property owned by family

Regular

Mar 12

Councilor Dennis Crevits

Correspondence Item #6

Property at 5760 Stone Church Road is in joint ownership

Regular

Apr 9

Councilor Dennis Crevits

By-law 2248

Property at 5760 Stone Church Road is in joint ownership

Closed Session

May 28

Mayor David Marr

Closed Session Item CS2

Recused himself

Closed Session

Jun 11

Mayor David Marr

Closed Session Item CS3

Recused himself

Regular

Jun 11

Council Fiona Roberts

Special Events Report

- Belmont Canada Day

Belmont Lions Club member

Regular/Planning

Jun 25

Councilor Dennis Crevits

Report PW 18-18

Main Beach Patrol Tower

Attended site meeting for build possibility

Closed Session

Jun 25 

Mayor David Marr

CS2 Ollie Drain

Advised he would not participate in discussion

Closed Session

Jul 23

Mayor David Marr

CS2 Ollie Drain

Rescued himself

Regular/Planning

Aug 27

Councilor Fiona Roberts

Report DF 26-18

Spouse submitted a tender

Regular/Planning

Aug 27

Councilor Fiona Roberts

Action Item #1

Belmont Lions Club

Belmont Lions Club Member

Regular

Sept 10

Mayor David Marr

Action Item #1

Annual Dicken’s Day Parade

Port Stanley Lions Club Member

Regular

Oct 9

Mayor David Marr

Report CAO 44-18

and By-law 2309

Port Stanley Lions Club Member

Regular/Planning

Oct 29

Councilor Stephen Carr

Action Item #1

Municipality Election

Requester of the recount for 2018 Municipal Election

Regular/Planning

Dec 17

Councilor Bill Fehr

Information Item #6

Notice of Draft Approval for a Plan of Subdivision - Seaglass

Resides in close proximity to subdivision property

Closed Session

Dec 17

Councilor Bill Fehr

CS2 Neville, 44400 Talbot Line

He is  the accountant for Mr. Neville