Council Brief

The following is a summary of the proceedings of the Statutory Public Meeting and the Regular Council Meeting held August 24, 2022:

  • Council received the Planning Report dated August 24, 2022, respecting Zoning By-law Amendment No. Z05.
  • Council passes By-law 54-22 to amend By-law 85-15, Being a Comprehensive Zoning By-law, as amended (Housekeeping Amendments).
  • Council received the Planning Report respecting recent changes to the Planning Act dated August 24, 2022.
  • Council passed By-law No. 57-22, to Provide for the participation of the Sioux Lookout Fire Service in the Kenora District Mutual Aid Plan.
  • Council directed staff to initiate a Sister City Agreement with a town in Ukraine.
  • Council received the Bigwood Service Extension Project update regarding cost changes, as outlined in the Treasure’s Report No. 2022-77.
  • Council awarded the Curtis Street Water Booster Pumping Station Upgrades Project to LH North Ltd. for $1,754,250.00 plus HST, and passed By-law No. 58-22, to execute the Contract.
  • Council received the Treasurer’s Loan Updates Report (No. 2022-80) dated August 24, 2022, as information.
  • Council passed By-law No. 56-22 to Write-off of Municipal taxes and provide for the vesting of properties in the Municipality of Sioux Lookout. Further, Council declared the properties set-out in Schedule “A” of By-law No. 56-22 as surplus to Municipal needs, and directed staff to sell the properties.
  • Council authorized the passing of By-law No. 49-22, to Rename a Portion of Front Street to “Valour Way”.
  • Council authorized the discontinuation of “Document Commissioning Services” (Commissioner for Taking Oaths/Affidavits) effective September 1, 2022.
  • Council directed staff to explore the procedural by-law governing the conducting of board, commission, committee, council meetings to consider permitting virtual participation in all meetings.
  • Council adopted the 2022 Asset Management Plan for the Municipality of Sioux Lookout.

Council Briefs are provided in this format for convenience only and are not approved Minutes of the Council Meeting. For more information, please contact Brian P. MacKinnon, Manager of Corporate Services/Municipal Clerk at [email protected]

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