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Council Highlights

"Council Highlights" offer a summarized list of decisions made at each Township of Warwick Council meeting. "Council Highlights" is normally posted within 24 hours of a Warwick Township Council meeting. See the complete agenda and minutes from Warwick Township Council for more detailed background information.

Council Highlights

WATFORD, ON – At its regular meeting on Monday, December 10, 2018, Warwick Township Council:

  • Approved a resolution to reschedule the regular Council meeting from Monday, January 14, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. to Monday, January 21, 2019 at 3:30 p.m.
  • Heard reports from Councillors on complaints regarding booth hours at the Watford Arena.  Staff responded that the office has received complaints as well and follow up has been conducted with the booth operator on contract requirements and minimum operating hours.
  • Received notice from the Administrator/Clerk that delegation requests have been submitted for meetings with Ministers at the Rural Ontario Municipalities Association (ROMA) Conference to the Ministry of Finance on fair and equitable tax rates for landfills, the Ministry of the Attorney General on joint and several liability and the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services on the practical limits of cemetery finance legislation.
  • Received notice from the Administrator/Clerk that the ROMA board has an election for board of directors and if a Councillor wishes to run for a position, the deadline is December 31, 2018 and a support resolution from Council is needed.
  • Heard a presentation from Darryl Ayris, owner of Forest Agri Services, on the development at the site and future site plan requirements.  Council directed staff to execute an agreement for a conditional foundation permit so the cement pad for the building can be poured prior to the completion of the site plan agreement.
  • Held the Court of Revision Meeting for the Hall Drain and By-law 81 of 2018 was given third and final reading at the end of the meeting.
  • Heard a presentation from Desiree McCaulsky on a proposed business plan for a cannabis retail store to be located in Watford.
  • Received correspondence from Cheryl Reid requesting rural garbage pickup in the municipality and directed staff to obtain pricing on this option and report back to Council.
  • Approved a Substance Use Policy for the Township of Warwick.
  • Approved an increase in Council remuneration to make Council net pay the same in 2019 as it was in 2018 in the light of the Provincial one third tax exemption. 
  • Approved an updated Township of Warwick Emergency Response Plan.
  • Received and field a report providing legislative updates on Bill 36 and the Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018.
  • Approved by-law 90 of 2018 approving updated water and sewer rates to take effect on January 1, 2019.
  • Noted that the next regular Council meeting will take place on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. at the Warwick Community Centre, 7074 Egremont Road.


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Please Contact:

Amanda Gubbels                                           Jackie Rombouts
Administrator/Clerk                                       Mayor
Township of Warwick                                      Township of Warwick
Phone: 519-849-3926 / 1-877-849-3926         Cell: 519-464-3634
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