3RD REPORT OF THE
meeting held on September
20, 2017, commencing at 7:00 PM, in Committee Room #1, Second Floor, London
PRESENT: L. McKenna (Chair), H. Fletcher, L.
Hollingsworth, S. Franke, A. Lawrence and M. McAlpine and J. Bunn (Secretary).
ABSENT: S. Twynstra.
ALSO PRESENT: W. Abbott and L.
That it BE NOTED that no pecuniary
interests were disclosed.
That Municipal Council BE ADVISED that the
Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) supports the residual waste strategy
related to the proposed expansion of the W12A Landfill which includes:
- an extension of the waste disposal
capacity to the year 2050 (25 years beyond existing capacity);
- placing limits on annual tonnage that
can be landfilled;
- considering allowing neighbouring
municipalities to use new/expanded facilities; and,
- committing to increasing residential
waste diversion from 45% to 60%;
it being noted that the AAC heard a
presentation, as appended to the agenda, from W. Abbott, Project Manager,
Solid Waste Management, related to this matter.
That it BE NOTED that the 2nd Report of the
Agricultural Advisory Committee from the meeting held on March 22, 2017, was
That it BE NOTED that the 5th, 6th, 7th and
8th Reports of the Advisory Committee on the Environment from the meetings held
on April 5, 2017, May 3, 2017, June 7, 2017 and September 6, 2017,
respectively, were received.
That it BE NOTED that the Notice dated July
5, 2017, from J. Adema, Planner II, with respect to an application by 2533430
Ontario Inc. related to the property located at 6188 Colonel Talbot Road, was
That it BE NOTED that the revised Notice
dated August 9, 2017 from M. Campbell, Planner II, with respect to an
application by the City of London related to the property located at 2426
Wickerson Road, was received.
That it BE NOTED that the communication
dated August 23, 2017 from S. Ratz of the Advisory Committee on the
Environment with respect to the Resilient Cities Conference, was received.
That the London Advisory Committee on
Heritage (LACH) BE ADVISED that the Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC)
supports updating the LACH Terms of Reference to remove the voting
representative from the AAC as a part of the LACH membership; it being noted
that the AAC is willing to provide support on an ad hoc basis when required.
That G. Nichols, Ecological Technician, BE
ADVISED that H. Fletcher will attend London Phragmites Working Group (LPWG)
meetings to represent the Agricultural Advisory Committee,
That S. Franke BE REQUESTED to contact P.
Kozak, Provincial Apiarist, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs,
to request that the Agricultural Advisory Committee be notified when The Bees
Act, R.S.O. 1990, C. B.6 is available for review and public consultation, as
it is expected this review will begin later this year.
The meeting adjourned at 8:18 PM.
NEXT MEETING DATE: November