Special Council Meeting Agenda

Council Chambers
Whitby Town Hall

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This meeting will be held in a hybrid in-person and virtual format. In accordance with Section 7 of Procedure By-law # 7462-18, Members of Council may choose to attend in-person or participate virtually.


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In accordance with Procedural By-law # 7462-18, Closed Meeting Policy G 040, and the Municipal Act, 2001, Section 239 (2)(d) labour relations or employee negotiations, parts of this meeting may be closed to the public.


A Revised Agenda may be published on a later date. Late items added or a change to an item will appear with an asterisk beside them.

Re: Draft Parks and Recreation Master Plan

  • Recommendation:
    1. That Council receive for information the draft Parks and Recreation Master Plan, appended to Report CMS 07-24 as Attachment 1;
    2. That Staff proceed with the final phase of community consultation and feedback on the draft plan; and,
    3. That following further community consultation, staff report back to Council with a final Parks and Recreation Master Plan for Council’s adoption, in fall 2024.
  • Recommendation:

    That Council appoint Erik Igel, Anne Marie Henry-Lyons, and Kenesha Lewis to the Downtown Whitby Business Improvement Area Board of Management for the term ending November 14, 2026.

This portion of the agenda is closed to the public. [Refer to the Closed Agenda - Town Clerk has control and custody.]

  • Recommendation:

    That Council move in-camera in accordance with Procedure By-law # 7462-18, Closed Meeting Policy G 040, and the Municipal Act, 2001, Section 239 (2)(d) labour relations or employee negotiations. 

Confidential Verbal Report from M. Gaskell, Chief Administrative Officer and J. Long, Head of Organizational Effectiveness


Re: Collective Bargaining - Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 53 - Part Time

  • Recommendation:

    That leave be granted to introduce a by-law and to dispense with the reading of the by-law by the Clerk to confirm the proceedings of the Council of the Town of Whitby at its special meeting held on May 6, 2024 and the same be considered read and passed and that the Mayor and the Clerk sign the same and the Seal of the Corporation be thereto affixed.

  • Recommendation:

    That the meeting adjourn.