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Recap: Richmond Hill Council Meeting Sept. 22

Richmond Hill Council Meeting Wednesday September 22nd at 9:30am


Another excruciating 5 hour Richmond Hill Council Meeting marathon.

  • Options to fill the Vacancy in the Office of Mayor - Referred back to staff

    • To report back at a special council meeting next week on options and costs for the City to consult the public

    • Options at this point are either a by-election or the appointment of a current member of council

  • Permanently Eliminating the Green/Blue Bin Replacement Fee - Motion passed albeit Perrelli voted against his own motion and it wasn't clear why

    • Households who paid the exchange fee between now and June 22, 2021 will receive refunds limited to a maximum of 2 bins

      • Due to COVID restrictions there were no bin exchanges between Jan 1, 2021 and June 21, 2021.

  • Request for Approval - Sanaz Sharifi c/o Lulu Holdings Inc. - 227 Harding Boulevard West (at Major Mackenzie W) - Referred back to staff

  • Status Update - Pending Items List - Passed without discussion

 

Items of Interest include:

Request for Approval - Sanaz Sharifi c/o Lulu Holdings Inc. - 227 Harding Boulevard West (at Major Mackenzie W)

  • In this revised application the applicant wants to replace one single detached home with five 4 storey townhouses.

  • View staff report here additional reports can be found on the agenda above


Status Update - Pending Items List

  • The purpose of this report is to provide an update to Council on the pending issues originating from Committee of the Whole and Council meetings for the 2010-2014, 2014-2018 and 2018-2022 Terms of Council.

  • View 2018-2022 Pending Item list here additional reports can be found on the agenda above

Member Motion - Regional and Local Councillor Perrelli - Permanently Eliminating the Green/Blue Bin Replacement Fee

  • As advertised far and wide this motion is to remove the Green/Blue Bin Replacement Fee ($8.45)

  • Note it was Councillor David West who initially brought forth the motion to eliminate the bin exchange fee on November 10, 2020 however the majority of council including Perrelli voted against doing so.

  • View the CAG post with background about the bin exchange fee

See below if you want to make or submit any comments regarding the agenda items.

Public Comments: The public may submit written correspondence regarding agenda matters by email to clerks@richmondhill.ca. Written correspondence must be submitted by 12 p.m. Tuesday September 21st.

Electronic Delegations: The public may apply to appear as an electronic delegation by video conference or by telephone. Applications to appear as an electronic delegation must be submitted by 12 p.m. Tuesday September 21st by email to clerks@richmondhill.ca or by using the on-line form. The Office of the Clerk will provide instructions on appearing as an electronic delegation.

Public Forum: Any person who wishes to speak to Council on a matter not on the agenda must pre-register with the Office of the Clerk by 12 p.m. Tuesday September 21st by email to clerks@richmondhill.ca or by using the on-line form. Public Forum will be by video conference via the internet or telephone only. A maximum of five persons will be allowed to register for the Public Forum on a first come first serve basis.

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