More Big Ticket Items For Special Council Meeting August 15

Instead of the usual 6 pm meeting, this ‘special council meeting’ will start at 5 pm; view the full agenda on the town’s website.

9. REPORTS – ENGINEERING & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES

9.1 Dump Truck for Water Department – Award of Tender 

  • It is recommended that:
    1. The Dump Truck for Water Department Tender BE AWARDEDto Carrier Centers in an amount of $194,935 plus HST; and,
    2. The Treasurer BE AUTHORIZEDto execute a Purchase Order to Carrier Centers for an amount of $194,935 plus HST.

9.2  Dump Truck with Winter Package – Award of Tender

  • It is recommended that:
    1. The Dump Truck with Winter Package Tender BE AWARDEDto Carrier Centers in an amount of $284,391 plus HST;
    2. The Treasurer BE AUTHORIZEDto execute a Purchase Order to Carrier Centers for an amount of $284,391 plus HST; and,
    3. Council APPROVEthe over-expenditure amount of $64,396.28 to be funded from Development Charges.
  • It is recommended that:

    1. The presentation from Masri O Architects regarding the design of a New-South Fire Station BE RECEIVED;
    2. Council APPROVE the proposed South Fire Station floor plan, which contains a total of 1858.7111 square metres (20,007 sq. ft.) of operational space;
    3. Council APPROVE the South Fire Station site plan which is situated on a parcel of land on the North East corner of the Libro Credit Union Centre property on County Road 18 (Pike Road) in proximity to the Meloche and Simcoe Road intersection;
    4. Council APPROVE the issuance of debt for an amount not to exceed $11,680,864, plus non-recoverable HST, for the construction of the Fire Station;
    5. Council DIRECT Administration to include in the 2023 Operational Budget the cost to fund the $11,680,864 Debenture;
    6. Council DIRECT Administration to bring back to Council a by-law to address the borrowing and debenture required for this project;
    7. The design for the gymnasium BE RECEIVED;
    8. Funding for the gymnasium BE DEFFERED to the 2023 Capital Budget deliberations for Council to consider in concert with other priorities and initiatives of the Town, and,
    9. Administration BE DIRECTED to work with Amherstburg Indoor Sports Association on potential funding strategies and grant opportunities to help reduce the overall operational and capital expenditure for the gymnasium or explore other options.