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Council Brief

Council Brief - January 2023

Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2023 01:43 PM

The following is a summary of the proceedings of the Regular Council Meeting held January 18, 2023:

  • Indigenous Services Canada representatives made a presentation to Council providing an update on the 69 Seventh Avenue Temporary Use By-law and their plans to continue to operate a warehouse from this location for an interim period until a more suitable location can be identified. The warehouse is used to store supplies for Northern Nursing Stations.
  • Council directed staff to continue to market...

Volunteer

Volunteers Needed for Boards and Committees

Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2023 03:07 PM

COMMUNITY APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED FOR THE FOLLOWING:

  • Environment Committee
  • Sioux Lookout Public Library Board
  • Municipal Committee on Truth and Reconciliation

Residents interested in becoming a member on any of these committees are requested to submit an Application Form, indicating the reason for your interest, any related experience and contact information (mailing address, e-mail and telephone) to:

Jackie Trenholm, Deputy Clerk
Municipality of Sioux Lookout, P.O. Box 158, Sioux Lookout,...

Board and Committee Meetings - February 2023

Board and Committee Meetings for February 2023

Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2023 02:57 PM

Please be advised that Boards, Commissions, and Committee Meetings take place in the
Council Chambers, located in the Municipal Office, 25-Fifth Avenue.

The public is welcome to attend.

Meeting Date and Time

Meeting Type and Contact

Thursday, February 2nd, 2023

at 5:30 pm

Environment Committee Meeting
Contact: Kristen Bartmann at [email protected]

Thursday, February 9th, 2023

at 1:00 pm

Police Services Board Meeting

Contact: Tiffany Thompson at [email protected]

For...

Council Meetings

Council Meetings - February 2023

Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2023 02:29 PM

Meeting Date
 and Time

Meeting Type and Purpose


February 15, 2023
at 5:30 p.m.

 


Regular Council Meeting

To deal with the routine business of the Municipality

 

March 1, 2023
at 5:30 p.m.


Special Council Meeting – Closed Session
Purpose:  To Provide Education and Training to Council Members Regarding: Essentials of Fire Protection
 (per Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, Section 239(3.1))

 

All meetings will be held in the Council Chambers...

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Mayors to Meet with Solicitor General to Discuss High Policing Costs

Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 09:12 AM

KENORA, Ontario, January 17, 2023 --- Ten months after forming a coalition to address the very high cost of policing in the municipalities of Kenora, Sioux Lookout, and Pickle Lake, the mayors will be meeting with Solicitor General Michael Kerzner on January 23rd, 2023.  The meeting will be held during the Rural Ontario Municipalities Association (ROMA) conference in Ontario where they hope to hear a solution to the police cost crisis in their communities.

Since the coalition was formed,...

December 2022 Council Brief

Council Brief - December 2022

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 03:09 PM

The following is a summary of the proceedings of the Special Council Meeting held December 7, 2022:

  • Mayor Lawrance congratulated the following staff members and thanked them for their dedicated service:
    • 10 Years: Brian Lunn, Airport Operations Technician
    • 25 Years: Don Fenelon, Municipal Volunteer Firefighter, and the District Chief for the Hudson Fire Hall.
    • 35 Years: Randy Ingram, Airport Working Foreman.
  • Council passed By-law No. 69-22, to Amend By-law No. 50-05. Being a By-law to Adopt the...

January 2023 Council Meetings

Council Meetings - January 2023

Posted on Friday, January 06, 2023 01:04 PM

Meeting Date
 and Time

Meeting Type and Purpose


January 18, 2023
at 5:30 p.m.

 


Regular Council Meeting

To deal with the routine business of the Municipality

 

January 19, 2023
at 5:30 p.m.


Special Council Meeting
Re: 2023 Municipal Budget

All meetings will be held in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Office,

25 Fifth Avenue and are open to the public, unless otherwise specified, and will be live-streamed on the Municipality’s YouTube Channel:

Budget Donation Requests

Donation Requests for 2023 Budget

Posted on Friday, January 06, 2023 09:45 AM

The Municipality of Sioux Lookout is accepting written donation requests from organizations for the 2023 budget year.  If you are interested in submitting a request, please complete an Application form which can be obtained from our website: https://slkt.me/DonationRequest or the document can be picked up from the Customer Service Desk of the Municipal Office, 25 Fifth Avenue.

Deadline for submitting a request is Wednesday, January 18, 2023 @ Noon.

For further information...

Special Council Meeting January 9th

Special Council Meeting - January 9, 2023

Posted on Friday, January 06, 2023 08:40 AM

Meeting Date and Time

Meeting Type and Purpose

January 9, 2023
at 1:00 p.m.

Special Council Meeting
Items for Discussion:

1.            Regional Appointee for the Northwestern Health Unit Board of Health (Open Session)

2.            Subject matter relating to a position, plan, procedure, criteria or instruction to be applied to any negotiations carried on or to be carried...

2023 National Alzheimer Awareness Month Proclamation

National Alzheimer Awareness Month 2023

Posted on Thursday, January 05, 2023 02:25 PM

January is National Alzheimer Awareness Month - “Let’s Face It” and start “Living Together”

WHEREAS: Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are everyone’s concern, and we need to put our mind to taking action now, while there is still time; and

WHEREAS: Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias are degenerative brain disorders that most often occur in people over the age of 60 but can strike adults at any age; and

WHEREAS: Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias affect an estimated 500,000...