Wyoming, ON – At its regular meeting Wednesday, May 1, 2019, Lambton County Council:

  • Heard an update presentation from the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership regarding the organization’s pursuit of streamlined governance and improved accountability.
  • Received a report denoting Councillor Bill Dennis (Sarnia), Councillor Frank Nemcek, and Councillor Larry Wagner (Oil Springs) as their respective municipality’s Alternate Member of Lambton County Council.
  • Accepted changes, recommended by an Ad Hoc Committee of Council, to the County’s Councillor Code of Conduct and Integrity Commissioner By-Law.
  • Directed staff to work with the City of Sarnia to develop a mutual agreement to transfer ownership and responsibility of the decontamination unit to the Sarnia Fire Services Department with the understanding the unit remains available for the County’s use.
  • Expressed its concern about the Province’s initiative to re-align Public Health Units into 10 administrative regions and directed staff to continue with efforts to have MPPs Bob Bailey (Sarnia-Lambton) and Monte McNaughton (Lambton-Kent-Middlesex) attend an upcoming special meeting of Council to speak to the changes.
  • Approved an Open Data Policy for the County.
  • Approved the County’s Tax Policy for 2019.
  • Noted that Council will next meet in Open Session at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 5, 2019.