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Public Notice of Pesticide Use

The Corporation of Norfolk County intends to control noxious weeds along all rural roadside guide rails and guide cables using IPCO – Dichlorprop – DX Herbicide, active ingredient: Dichlorprop-P and 2, 4-D (both present as 2-ethylhexyl esters), Pest Control Product (PCP) Registration Number: 29664 under Pest Control Products Act Canada. This will be completed under the exception to the cosmetic pesticide ban located subsection 7.1(2)(4) of the Pesticides Act for the promotion of public health and safety.

Notice of Intention to Adopt the 2022 Levy Supported Operating Budget

TAKE NOTICE THAT Norfolk County Council intends to consider and adopt the Proposed 2022 Levy Supported Operating Budget at its Budget Committee Meeting on January 13, 2022.

DATE: January 13, 2022

TIME: 9:00 a.m.

PLACE:  The meeting is conducted virtually and available to view via live stream at the top of our agendas.

Live Stream: www.norfolkcounty.ca/watch-norfolk-county-meetings/

Copies of the Proposed 2022 Tax Supported Operating Budget will be available in the following locations for public inspection during regular working hours commencing Monday, December 20, 2021.

2022 Rate Budget Public Notice

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council of the Corporation of Norfolk County intends to consider and adopt the 2022 Rate Supported Operating Budget at its Budget Committee Meeting on November 9, 2021.

DATE: November 9, 2021
TIME: 9:30 a.m.
PLACE: The meeting is conducted virtually and available to view via live stream at the top of our agendas.

Live Stream: www.norfolkcounty.ca/watch-norfolk-county-meetings/

Copies of the Proposed 2022 Rate Supported Operating Budget will be available in the following locations for public inspection during regular working hours commencing Monday, November 1, 2021.

2022 Capital Budget Public Notice

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council of the Corporation of Norfolk County intends to consider and adopt the 2022 Capital Plan at its Budget Committee Meeting on November 2, 2021.

DATE: November 2, 2021
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
PLACE: The meeting is conducted virtually and available to view via live stream at the top of our agendas. Live Stream: www.norfolkcounty.ca/watch-norfolk-county-meetings/

Copies of the Proposed 2022 Capital Plan will be available in the following locations for public inspection during regular working hours commencing Monday, October 25, 2021.

Ontario Heritage Act – Notice of intention to designate Port Ryerse Memorial Cemetery

TAKE NOTICE THAT, the Council of The Corporation of Norfolk County intends to pass a By-Law pursuant to the provisions of the Ontario Heritage Act, to designate the Port Ryerse Memorial Cemetery, located on property described as WDH PLAN 17B BLK 4 LOT PLAN municipally known as 31 King Street South, Port Ryerse, within Norfolk County, as being of cultural heritage value or interest.

The following paragraphs outline the reasons each building warrants designation as historical, cultural and
architectural importance to the Norfolk County and protection under the Ontario Heritage Act.

Acting Clerk declares election emergency

An emergency has been declared pursuant to section 53 of the Municipal Elections Act by Kevin Klingenberg, Acting County Clerk.  The declaration was determined necessary after consultation with the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit on the additional requirements needed to safely administer a by-election during the province-wide lockdown. 

 

Initial measures will first impact candidates to ensure they may be safely nominated and in adherence with lockdown public health measures.  Candidates will be advised of any necessary amendments to existing nomination requirements as soon as they are made. 

Canadian Navigable Waters Act Project Notification

The County of Norfolk hereby gives notice that an application has been made to the Minister of Transport, pursuant to the Canadian Navigable Waters Act for approval of the work described herein and its site and plans.

Pursuant to paragraph 7(2) of the said Act, the County of Norfolk has deposited with the Minister of Transport, on the on-line Navigable Waters Registry (http://cps.canada.ca/), under the NPP File Number 2020-402056 a description of the following work, its site and plans: Long Point Bridge Replacement in, on, over, under, through or across Big Creek at Long Point Road (Highway 59) in the Town of Port Rowan at approximately 42° 36’ 5.51” N, 80° 27’ 14.47” W between Hugh Lane and George Lane on the Long Point Causeway.

Residents invited to apply for Recreation Advisory Committee

Norfolk County residents and community members are invited to submit an application to serve as a volunteer on the Recreation Advisory Committee, formerly known as the Recreational Facilities Advisory Board.

Terms will last for two years. Contact the Council Services Department at clerks@norfolkcounty.ca for more information regarding membership, mandates, current meeting start times, and the appointment process.

Application forms and further information are available here. Application forms are also available at the Robinson Administration Building at 185 Robinson St., Simcoe.

Notice of The Passing By-Law 2020-104 To Extend Interim Control By-Law 2019-89 Respecting Land Use Planning and Water Servicing Ward (6) By the Council of The Corporation Of Norfolk County

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of Norfolk County passed By-Law Number 2020-104 to extend Interim Control By-Law 2019-89 at their regular meeting of December 15, 2020 under Section 38(2) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P. 13.

 

AND TAKE NOTICE that any person or public body may, within 60 days of the notice given, appeal to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) in respect of the By-Law by filing a notice of appeal setting out the objection to the by-law and the reasons in support of the objection with the Clerk of Norfolk County.

Notice of Intention to Adopt the 2021 Tax Supported Operating Budget

TAKE NOTICE THAT Norfolk County Council intends to consider and adopt the Proposed 2021 Tax Supported Operating Budget at its Budget Committee Meeting on January 6 & 7, 2021.

DATE & TIME January 6 and 7, 2021

TIME:  9:00 a.m.

PLACE:  Norfolk County Administration Building, 50 Colborne Street, South, Simcoe, Ontario   N3Y 4H3

Copies of the Proposed 2021 Tax Supported Operating Budget will be available in the following locations for public inspection during regular working hours commencing Monday, December 21st.

2020 Monthly Proclamations

October

Lupus Awareness Month

Lupus Foundation of Ontario is a voluntary organization dedicated to improving the lives of people living with lupus through advocacy, education, public awareness, support and research.

Rett Syndrome Awareness Month – October
The Ontario Rett Syndrome Association (O.R.S.A.) is a volunteer, not-for-profit charity for parents, caregivers, researchers, medical professionals and other interested support agencies and individuals.

Go to https://www.rett.ca/ for more information.

Notice of Intention to Adopt The 2021 Rate Supported (Water & Wastewater) Operating Budget

 

TAKE NOTICE THAT Norfolk County Council intends to consider and adopt the 2021 Rate Supported Operating Budget at its special council meeting on Tuesday, November 24, 2020.

DATE:  November 24, 2020

TIME:  9:00 a.m.

PLACE:  Norfolk County Administration Building
50 Colborne Street, South,
Simcoe, Ontario N3Y 4H3
(Council Chambers – Second Floor – Talbot St. Entrance)

Copies of the Proposed 2021 Rate Supported Operating Budget will be available in the following locations for public inspection during regular working hours commencing Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

Notice of Intention to Adopt the 2021 Capital Budget and Forecast

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council of the Corporation of Norfolk County intends to consider and adopt the 2021 Capital Plan at its Special Council Budget Meeting on October 27, 2020.

DATE: October 27, 2020
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
PLACE: Norfolk County Administration Building, 50 Colborne Street South, Simcoe, Ontario (Council Chambers – Second Floor – Talbot Street Entrance)

Copies of the Proposed 2021 Capital Plan will be available in the following locations for public inspection during regular working hours commencing Wednesday, October 7, 2020.

Norfolk County Boards and Committees Upcoming Appointments

Norfolk County residents and community members are invited to submit an Application to serve as a volunteer on the following Boards and Committees:

• Recreation Facility Advisory Board (6)
• Norfolk County Public Library Board (1)
• Alligator Tug Committee (2)
• Environmental Advisory Committee (4)
• Emergency Management Program Committee (2)
• Norfolk Heritage Committee (4)
• Port Dover Harbour Marina Advisory Committee (6)
• Telecommunications Advisory Committee (2)
• Tourism and Economic Development Advisory Committee (both (2) adult and (1) junior position)

Appointment terms will range from two-four years depending on the Committees/Boards Terms of Reference.

Council Supports Patios

Norfolk County, ON – June 11, 2020 – County Council has taken action to support to local businesses dealing with the fall-out of Covid-19. This week they aided businesses by permitting new and expanded patios. These measures will allow businesses to safely serve their customers when stage two reopening occurs.

 

Key measures enacted:

 

  • Streamlined review and approval;
  • Reduced land rental fee to match the reduced capacity approved by the Province;