Special Meeting of Council


Meeting #:
Electronic meeting live streamed at: https://video.isilive.ca/tecumseh/live.html.
  • Mayor, Gary McNamara
  • Deputy Mayor, Joe Bachetti
  • Councillor, Bill Altenhof
  • Councillor, Andrew Dowie
  • Councillor, Brian Houston
  • Councillor, Tania Jobin
  • Councillor, Rick Tonial
Also Present:
  • Chief Administrative Officer, Margaret Misek-Evans
  • Director Public Works & Engineering Services, Phil Bartnik
  • Director Community Safety & Fire Chief, Wade Bondy
  • Director People & Culture, Michelle Bonnici
  • Director Technology & Client Services, Shaun Fuerth
  • Director Development Services, Brian Hillman
  • Director Financial Services & Chief Financial Officer, Tom Kitsos
  • Director Legislative Services & Clerk, Laura Moy
  • Deputy Clerk & Manager Legislative Services, Jennifer Alexander
  • Manager Committee & Community Services, Christina Hebert
  • Manager Engineering Services, John Henderson
  • Manager Planning Services & Local Economic Development, Chad Jeffery
  • Manager Public Works & Transportation, Kirby McArdle
  • Senior Manager Recreation Services, Brett Palmer
  • Manager Recreation Programs & Events, Kerri Rice
  • Deputy Treasurer & Tax Collector, Zora Visekruna
  • Manager Facilities & Energy Management, Daniel Wolicki

The Mayor calls the meeting to order at 4:03 pm.

There is no pecuniary interest declared by a Member of Council.

There are no delegations presented to Council.

There are no Communications presented to Council.

The Director Financial Services & Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer provide some introductory remarks on the budget process, common budget metrics and their relationship to taxes.  They also explain the Organizational Review impact to the budget.

The Department Directors present their respective budgets speaking to highlights and addressing any questions or comments from Members of Council.

  • Motion: SCM -28/21
    Moved ByCouncillor Bill Altenhof
    Seconded ByCouncillor Rick Tonial

    That funding be provided in the 2022 Animal Control Budget (2620) in the amount of $10,000 under Contract Services (5-2000) for a Pilot Rodent Abatement Program to be funded from the One Time Reserve.



The Mayor recesses at 5:55 pm and reconvenes the meeting at 6:30 pm.

  • Motion: SCM -28/21
    Moved ByDeputy Mayor Joe Bachetti
    Seconded ByCouncillor Brian Houston

    That Administration be directed to draft a by-law to approve the 2022 Business Plan and Budget based on a municipal levy increase of 2.95% and a consolidated tax increase of 2.7 %.

  • Motion: SCM -29/21
    Moved ByCouncillor Andrew Dowie
    Seconded ByCouncillor Brian Houston

    That the 2022 Budget Reconciliation for the Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) Adjustments as reported in the document on page 30 of the 2022 Business Plan and Budget  at the November 16, 2021 Special Council Meeting, be accepted in accordance with the Municipal Act, 2001 Regulation 284/09, as amended.

  • Motion: SCM -30/21
    Moved ByCouncillor Rick Tonial
    Seconded ByCouncillor Bill Altenhof

    That there being no further business, the Tuesday, November 16, 2021 meeting of the Special Council Meeting be adjourned at 8:19 pm.

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