Highlights from the North Grenville Municipal Council Meeting

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Victim Services of Leeds and Grenville: Sonya Jodoin presented an overview of Victim Services of Leeds and Grenville, whose mission is to help reduce victim trauma by providing emotional and practical support, and provide a single point of entry to other programs and services available in the community. Their programs include a 24 hour Crisis Intervention Service, Family Court Support Program, Internet Child Exploitation Program to support victims of sexual exploitation on the internet and child pornography, Mobile Tracking System, Safety Planning, Senior Safety Program, Support Teens at Risk (STAR) Program, and Human Trafficking Prevention and Intervention. For more information contact them at www.vslg.ca or 1-800-939-7682.

Proclamation of Waste Reduction Week: Council proclaimed October 21 – 27, 2019 as “Waste Reduction Week” in North Grenville to support the Municipality’s commitment to reducing waste, conserving resources and educating the community about environmental sustainability. As part of Waste Reduction Week, the weekend of October 26 and 27, 2019 is Curbside Give-Away where residents are encouraged to place unwanted, re-useable or unused items at the curb for neighbours and community members to pick up for free.

Approval of Zoning Amendments: Council approved an amendment to Zoning By-Law 50-12 to rezone the property located at 382 Townline Road, to permit a cannabis production facility, related industrial and cultivation processes and greenhouse.

Council approved an amendment to Zoning By-Law Application ZBA-10-19 to permit a laboratory and research facility with storage and production facilities on Kemptville Campus (the Power House Building).

Habitat for Humanity Project Approval: Council approved support for a Habitat for Humanity Project proposed for 2680 Concession Road in North Grenville. Planning staff have been directed to initiate the Official Plan and Zoning By-Law Amendment, followed by the application process and documentation to waive the associated planning and building permit fees.

Upcoming Public Meetings: Discussion Forum on Affordable Housing, October 22 at 5:30pm at the North Grenville Public Library (1 Water St., Kemptville).

Upcoming Meetings: Council on Tuesday, November 19; Committee of the Whole on Tuesday, November 5 and 12. All meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at the Municipal Centre located at 285 County Rd 44, Kemptville and are live streamed via the Municipal website (www.northgrenville.ca). For more information contact Clerk Cahl Pominville at cpominville@northgrenville.on.ca, or at 613-258-9569 ext. 110.

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  1. Many folks in the municipality have no access to a truck or trailer. When waste reduction is talked about how about including a day where large items can be placed at the curb for pickup. I.e. old BBQ.

    I would gladly pay 10$ for a big item ticket.

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