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Sioux Lookout CAO Retires, New CAO Announced

Posted on Thursday, November 16, 2023 10:30 AM

Sioux Lookout, ON – After an extensive career in municipal government, including five plus years with the Municipality of Sioux Lookout, Chief Administrative Officer Michelle Larose is calling it a career.

Larose said, “While I am looking forward to spending more time with my family, I am going to truly miss the wonderful people I have been able to work with during my time at the Municipality – Council, our dedicated staff and our vital community stakeholders. I really loved working in Sioux...

Statue of Louis Riel

Proclamation - Louis Riel Day

Posted on Thursday, November 16, 2023 09:00 AM

Thursday, November 16, 2023

WHEREAS  

WHEREAS  

The Métis people and their descendants have significantly contributed to the exploration, growth and development of Canada; and  

Section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982 recognizes and affirms the existing Aboriginal rights of the Métis across Canada as rightbearing people; and  

WHEREAS  

Louis Riel was a humanitarian, an advocate for the Métis people and one of the Métis people’s foremost historic leaders who strove for justice and for the rights of the Métis...

Council Meetings for November 2023

Council Meetings - November 2023

Posted on Thursday, November 09, 2023 02:45 PM

Meeting Date
 and Time

Meeting Type and Purpose

November 15, 2023

at 5:30 p.m.

Regular Council Meeting

To deal with the routine business of the Municipality

November 30, 2023

At 5:00 p.m.

Special Meeting – Closed Session

Purpose: Subject matter relating to a position, plan, procedure,

 criteria or instruction to be applied to any negotiations carried on

or to be carried on by or on behalf of the municipality or local board,

per Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, Section 239(2)(k);
(2 Items: Development Projects...

Committee Meetings November 2023

Committee Meetings for November 2023

Posted on Thursday, November 02, 2023 09:35 AM

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, November 2nd, 2023

at 5:30 pm

Environment Committee Meeting
Contact: Jody Brinkman at [email protected]

Monday, November 27th, 2023 at 5:00 pm

The Municipal Committee on Truth and Reconciliation

Contact: Megan Pollard at [email protected]

For further...

Council Brief

Council Brief - October 2023

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2023 03:51 PM

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

  • Ms. Farah Sheriffdeen made a presentation to provide Council with the FoodCycler Food Waste Diversion Pilot Program Survey Results.
  • Dr. Laurel Laakso and Dr. David Folk made a presentation to Council on Sioux Lookout and Region Physician Recruitment and Retention to request a two year commitment from the Municipality of Sioux Lookout for a maximum of $50,000 per year. The financial incentives would...

Council Meetings

Upcoming Council Meetings

Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 09:44 AM

Meeting Date
 and Time

Meeting Type and Purpose

October 26, 2023

at 5:30 p.m.

Special Council Meeting – Closed Session

Purpose:

  • Subject matter relating to labour relations or employee negotiations, pursuant to the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, Section 239(2)(d)

(2 Items: Collective Bargaining Preparations; CAO Recruitment)

  • Subject matter relating to education and training of the Members, pursuant to the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, Section 239(3.1)
    (1 Item: Budgeting)

November 15, 2023

at 5:30 p.m.

Sioux-per Food Challenge

Sioux-per Food Challenge Launched

Posted on Monday, October 16, 2023 03:55 PM

Sioux Lookout, ON – The Municipality of Sioux Lookout, in partnership with the Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre and the Northern Foodways Development Network, is excited to announce a new initiative to celebrate and promote community-led local food innovation.

The "Sioux-Per Food Contest" encourages individuals and businesses within the region to create an innovative product or experience that showcases the region's unique culture, history, and heritage behind. Whether you have a creative...

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day 2023

Posted on Friday, October 13, 2023 07:00 AM

WHEREAS: Pregnancy and Infant Loss is such is a more common occurrence than is usually recognize, AND

WHEREAS: The Municipality of Sioux Lookout wishes to acknowledge the profound grief experienced by families who suffer the death of a small child, infant or pre-term baby; AND

WHEREAS: even the shortest lives are still valuable, and the grief of those who mourn the loss of these lives should be acknowledged; AND

WHEREAS: the 15th day of October is recognized in parts of Canada, and in many other...

Council Brief - September 2023

Council Brief - September 2023

Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2023 10:34 AM

The following is a summary of the proceedings of the Statutory Public Meeting, and the Regular Council Meeting held September 20, 2023:
  • At the Statutory Public Meeting, Council received an Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment report for 140 Alcona Drive.
  • During the Regular Council Meeting, Council authorized the adoption of the Official Plan Amendment No. 8 by passing By-law No. 87-23, Being a By-law to Adopt an Amendment to the Official Plan.
  • Council also passed By-law No. 88-23,...

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Special Council Meeting - October 10, 2023

Posted on Friday, October 06, 2023 04:27 PM

A Special Council Meeting – Closed Session will be held Tuesday, October 10, 2023 at 8:30 a.m. in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Office.

Purpose: Subject matter relating to personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees, pursuant to the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, Section 239(2)(b), (1 Item: CAO Recruitment.) 

For further information, please contact:
Jackie Trenholm, Deputy Clerk
(807) 737-2700, ext. 2223 or [email protected]

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