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Council meetings are held the first and third Tuesday of each month starting at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 894 South Street, Warsaw. Please note that there are no meetings in July and only one meeting in August.

Individuals who submit letters and other information to Council should be aware that any personal information contained within their communications may become part of the public record and may be made available to the public through the Council Agenda process.

Please note that the public and media must refer to the Official Council Minutes, to verify Council’s decisions on all matters, as the recommendations and reports can differ from the decisions made at the Council meeting, please contact Crystal McMillan, Clerk or Martina Chait-Hartwig, Deputy Clerk, if you require documents in alternative formats.

Please note that the copies of reports and agenda materials held at the Township office are considered the true copy and the public and media should contact Crystal McMillan, Clerk, if there are questions.

For further information with respect to Council meetings or to schedule a delegation please contact:

Crystal McMillan, Clerk/Planning Coordinator
Phone: 705-652-8392 Ext. 205
Email: Crystal McMillan

Martina Chait-Hartwig – Deputy Clerk
Phone: (705) 652-8392 Ext. 210
Email: Martina Chait-Hartwig

Delegation Request Form (pdf – 221KB)

2019 Regular Council Meeting Schedule (pdf – 104KB)


Agenda – Committee of Adjustment Meeting – May 24, 2019 (pdf – 117KB)
Friday, May 24, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.
in Council Chambers of the Municipal Building

1. Call to Order by Chair

2. Disclosure of any Pecuniary Interest

3. Approval of Minutes from March 29, 2019 (pdf – 135KB)

4. Delegation, Presentation and Petitions:
9:00 a.m. – Jennifer Clinesmith and Alex Bradburn, Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA) – Role of ORCA in Minor Variance Process (pdf – 259KB)

5. Minor Variance Applications:

a) Minor Variance – A-05-19 – Ross and Margaret Henning
Agent: Keith Manser
Con. 5, Part Lot 22
3633 Highway 28
Douro Ward, Roll No. 010-001-32400

Purpose of Application:
The owners would like to construct a new deck on the existing dwelling on the subject property. To allow the deck in the proposed location, variances are requested to reduce the side yard setback from 6m (19.68’) to 2.47m (8.1’) and 2.68m (8.8’);

As shown on the Plan of Survey prepared by J.B.F. Surveyors, Ontario Land Surveyor, dated April 23, 2019.

Staff Report (pdf – 115KB)
Health Unit Comments (pdf – 64KB) & Ministry of Transportation Comments (pdf – 56KB)
Notice with Sketch (pdf – 950KB)
Application (pdf – 655KB)

b) Minor Variance – A-06-19 – Gordon Frank McLaren
Conc. 11, Pt. 1, Lot 1 Plan 3 Pt Lot 6 E 1/2
64 Valleyview Ave
Douro Ward, Roll No. 010-005-02500

Purpose of Application:
The owner would like to construct a new two-storey detached garage on the subject property. To permit the structure, a variance is requested to increase the height from 4.5 metres (14.76’) to 7.5m (24.5’’) as shown on the sketch drawn by Tony Walker, Chemong Home Hardware, dated May 2, 2019.

Staff Report (pdf – 68KB)
Notice with Sketch (pdf – 169KB)
Application (pdf – 362KB)

c) Minor Variance – A-07-19 – Paul Pulver and Paige Kraft
Agent: Scott Woottan, Kawartha Lakes Construction
Part Stoney Lake Island 74
1284 Stoney Lake Island No. 74
Dummer Ward, Roll No. 020-005-78500

Purpose of Application:
The owners would like to demolish the current bunkie and construct a new proposed bunkie on the subject property. To permit the new structure, variances is requested to reduce the wateryard setback from 30m to 14.2m and 18.4m as shown on the Site Plan prepared by J.B.F. Surveyors, Ontario Land Surveyor, dated May 7, 2019.

Staff Report (pdf – 69KB)
Comments (pdf – 123KB)
Notice with Sketch (pdf – 147KB)
Application (pdf – 330KB)

6. Other Business:
a) Township of Selwyn – Report regarding Archaeological Assessments (pdf -855KB)

7. Next regular meeting date – June 28, 2019 (If Needed)

8. Adjournment


Agenda – Douro Dummer Canada Day Parade Committee Meeting – May 28, 2019 (pdf – 21KB)
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Douro Community Centre – Harvest Room

1. Call to Order

2. Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest

3. Welcome and Introductions

4. Assignment of Roles/Responsibilities

5. New Business

6. Adjournment