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Upcoming Appointments to Norfolk County Boards and Committees

Norfolk County residents are invited to submit an application to serve as a volunteer on the following Boards and Agencies:

Advisory Committees of Council
Economic Development Advisory Committee

  • The purpose of the Committee is to facilitate the exchange of ideas between Council and the public with respect to economic development initiatives. The Committee shall have 6 community-appointed members. The and shall include leaders in the business community, including but not limited to, small business owners, tourism entrepreneurs, corporate executives, social entrepreneurs, and hospitality professionals.

Notice of Intention to Adopt the 2023 Rate Supported Operating and Capital Budgets

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council of the Corporation of Norfolk County intends to consider and adopt the Proposed 2023 Rate Supported Operating Budget and remainder of the 2023 Capital Plan (rate portion), at a Budget Committee Meeting.

 

DATE: Wednesday, January 11, 2023

TIME: 9:00 a.m.

PLACE: The meeting will be conducted in person with a virtual option available.

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

 

Notice of Intention to Adopt the 2023 Levy Supported Operating and Capital Budgets

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council of the Corporation of Norfolk County intends to consider and adopt the Proposed 2023 Levy Supported Operating Budget, and remainder of the 2023 Capital Plan (levy portion), at its Budget Committee Meetings.

 

DATES: Wednesday January 18, 2023 and Thursday January 19, 2023

TIME: 9:00 a.m.

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

2023 User Fees

 

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council of the Corporation of Norfolk County intends to consider the proposed 2023 User Fees and Service Charges at its Council-in-Committee Meeting on December 13, 2022.

DATE:    December 13, 2022

TIME:    1:00 p.m.

PLACE:  Norfolk County Administration Building

50 Colborne St. S., Simcoe, Ontario

(Council Chambers – Second Floor – Talbot St. Entrance)

The meeting is also available to view via live stream at the top of our agendas or at this link: www.norfolkcounty.ca/watch-norfolk-county-meetings/.

2023 Capital Budget Public Notice

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council of the Corporation of Norfolk County intends to consider the 2023 Capital Plan at its Budget Committee Meeting on November 17, 2022.

DATE:    November 17, 2022

TIME:    9:00 a.m.

Place:    Norfolk County Administration Building
50 Colborne St. South, Simcoe, Ontario
(Council Chambers – Second Floor – Talbot St. Entrance)

The meeting is also available to view via live stream at the top of our agendas or at this link: www.norfolkcounty.ca/watch-norfolk-county-meetings/.

Cannabis Act Review – Your Chance to be Heard Norfolk!

The Government of Canada enacted the federal Cannabis Act on October 17, 2018, with the goal of modernizing cannabis control and strictly regulating and restricting access to cannabis in Canada. The Cannabis Act requires that the Minister of Health initiate a review of the Act three years after coming into force, with a report tabled to both Houses of Parliament no later than 18 months after the start of the review. An independent Expert Panel has now been set up to lead that review.

PESTICIDE USE NORFOLK COUNTY

The Corporation of Norfolk County intends to control Phragmites australis, an invasive plant species, by applying pesticide along municipal drains and their corridors under the Public Works exception for the promotion of health and safety.

 

Treatment will be applied in dry areas using the following pesticide registered under the Pest Control Products Act (Canada): Roundup WeatherPRO (PCP Registration No. 33653), containing the active ingredient Glyphosate, present as potassium salt.

 

Notice of Study Commencement Simcoe-Townsend Water Supply System Municipal Class Environmental Assessment

Norfolk County (County) has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to implement an approximately 20 km length transmission water main that connects Simcoe to the Townsend Water Supply System, to secure water supply from the Nanticoke Water Treatment Plant, including a new elevated water tank and booster station. These improvements are required to meet long-term (2041) Inter-Urban Water Supply capacity and quality demands within the County. The proposed water main route is shown on the key map below.

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 [email protected] 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.