City of Sarnia

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UPCOMING SARNIA COUNCIL MEETINGS

Monday, November 20, 2017 – 4:00 p.m. Council Chambers – Regular Council Meeting. 6:00 p.m. Budget Input and Grants Meeting.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 – 9:00 a.m. Council Chambers – Budget Deliberations Meeting.

Monday, December 11, 2017 – 4:00 p.m. Council Chambers – Regular Council Meeting.

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

 


Notice of Closed Meeting – November 20, 2017

Notice is being given of a Closed Meeting of Sarnia City Council to be held at 3:45 p.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017 in Committee Room #2, Sarnia City Hall. Under section 239 (2) (b) of the Municipal Act, consideration will be given to personal matters about identifiable individuals, including municipal employees or local board with respect to appointments to boards and committees.

 


SARNIA POLICE SERVICES BOARD

A special open meeting of the Sarnia Police Services Board will be held on Wednesday November 22, 2017 at 8:45 a.m. in the Police Services Building Board Room on the 2nd Floor.   A special closed meeting will follow to discuss the hiring of a new Chief. 

 


CITY OF SARNIA - 2018 BUDGET MEETING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia proposes, at its meeting to be held in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 255 Christina Street North, Sarnia, Ontario, to deliberate the budgets and establish the 2018 Budgets and 2018 Fees for Services, beginning at 9:00 a.m., on the 5th day of December, 2017.

Copies of the Budget may be obtained on the City website www.sarnia.ca.

 


Council Budget Meeting

Sarnia City Council will be considering the 2018 Budgets and 2018 Fees for Services on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 starting at 9:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 255 Christina Street North, Sarnia, ON.

The Draft Budget documents are available on the City website www.sarnia.ca.  For further information, please contact Lisa Armstrong, Director of Finance at 519-332-0330, Ext. 3324 or lisa.armstrong@sarnia.ca.

 


APPOINTMENT SARNIA COURT OF REVISION UNDER THE DRAINAGE ACT

Sarnia City Council is seeking individuals for appointment to the Court of Revision under the Drainage Act.

The Court of Revision under the Drainage Act is established pursuant to provisions of The Drainage Act.  Appointees with a background and/or general knowledge of rural properties and drainage matters would be an asset. Meetings are held at the call of the City Clerk.  Appointment to the Committee is for the remainder of the term expiring November 30, 2018.

Applications for appointment by Sarnia City Council to this volunteer position are available at the Office of the City Clerk on the 2nd floor of City Hall, anytime between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or will be mailed, upon telephone request to 332-0330 Ext. 3320 or joan.knight@sarnia.ca.

Applications can also be completed online on the City’s website www.clerks.smartsarnia.com.

Completed applications must be returned to this office by 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 1, 2017.

 


UPDATE TO THE PROCEDURAL BY-LAW

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia proposes, at its meeting to be held at City Hall on December 11th, 2017 to consider updating the Procedure By-Law No. 23 of 2015 as amended of the City of Sarnia.  The update includes by-law language, provisions for a Deputy Mayor, legislative updates, and meeting procedures. 

The proposed updated By-Law may be seen clerks.smartsarnia.com or at the City Clerk’s Office, 2nd Floor, City Hall.

Questions regarding this update can be directed to Dianne Gould-Brown, City Clerk at 519-332-0330, ext. 3258 or by e-mail to clerks@sarnia.ca .

Written comments regarding this matter should be submitted to the City Clerk’s Department no later than 12:00 noon on Monday, November 27th, 2017 and directed to the attention of the City Clerk, 2nd Floor, Sarnia City Hall, 255 North Christina Street, P.O. Box 3018, Sarnia, Ontario   N7T 7N2, by e-mail to clerks@sarnia.ca or by facsimile to 519-332-3995.

 


2018 CITY OF SARNIA BUDGETS AND FEES FOR SERVICES

Public Consultation

City Council will be holding a Public Input and Grants Session on Monday, November 20, 2017 in the Council Chambers, Sarnia City Hall, at 6:00 pm. Any citizen, group or organization who wishes to make a presentation on the 2018 Budget is requested to notify the City Clerk’s office on or before noon, Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Citizens, groups or organizations wishing to be heard by Council, or written submissions, please register with Amy Burkhart, City Clerk’s Dept. by email to amy.burkhart@sarnia.ca, in person or telephone 519-332-0527 ext. 3263 or by mail to 255 Christina Street North, Sarnia, Ontario, N7T 7N2.

Council Budget Meeting

City Council will be considering the 2018 Budgets on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 starting at 9:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. This meeting is open to the public, however, there is no opportunity for public input at this meeting.

The Draft Budget Highlights will be available on the City website Friday, November 3, 2017 and detailed Draft Budget documents will be available after Thursday, November 9, 2017 on the City website www.sarnia.ca.  For further information, please contact Lisa Armstrong, Director of Finance at 519-332-0330, ext. 3324 or lisa.armstrong@sarnia.ca

 


CITY OF SARNIA NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Please be advised that a public meeting to consider the above-noted application will be held by Sarnia City Council in the Council Chambers at City Hall on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Persons wishing to speak to this application are requested to notify the City Clerk on or before noon Wednesday, November 15, 2017 in order to be placed on the agenda, although anyone in attendance will be given an opportunity to address Council on this matter.

REZONING APPLICATION 11-2017-85 of 2002 is submitted by Eric and Laura Smit for the subject land located at 2940 Confederation Line.

The subject land is designated as “Prime Agricultural Area” and “Natural Areas” in the Sarnia Official Plan and zoned “Rural 1 Zone (RU1)” in Zoning By-law 85 of 2002.

This rezoning application is required as a condition of approval for Consent Application B26/2015 which was approved by the Sarnia Committee of Adjustment on March 7, 2017 to permit the creation of a lot for a residence surplus to a farming operation.

The zoning on the 0.9 ha (2.3 acre) severed parcel would be amended from “Rural 1 Zone (RU1)” to a “Rural Residential 1-23 Site Zone (RR1-23)” to permit a single detached (surplus) dwelling and accessory buildings and uses.

The zoning on the 19.6 ha retained farmland parcel would be amended from “Rural 1 Zone (RU1)” to a “Rural 1-22 Site Zone (RU1-22)” to permit agricultural uses, but dwellings would be prohibited. A shading pattern would be placed on the Zoning Map Schedule to identify a woodland feature with area of approximately 1.7 ha (4.2 acre).

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

For more information about this application, contact the Planning and Building Department, 3rd Floor, City Hall, anytime during business hours (Tel. 519 332-0330 Ext. 3344); forward E-mails to planning@sarnia.ca

Copies of the comments of the various City Hall Departments and other agencies who have reviewed the application, the Planning Department's planning report, 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, November 17, 2017. Council agendas are posted on the City’s website at www.sarnia.ca or can be obtained from the Clerk’s Department, 2nd Floor City Hall, on Friday, November 17, 2017.

 

PLANNING ACT INFORMATION

  1. If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia before the by-law is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia to the Ontario Municipal Board.
  2. If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting, or make written submissions to the Council of The Corporation of the City of Sarnia before the by-law is passed, the person or public body 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 are reasonable grounds to do so.

 

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