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Proposed Official Plan & Zoning Bylaw Amendments | Violet Hill Aggregate Pit

Applicant S Greenwood Holding Limited
1682843 Ontario Limited
Property Part of Lots 30, 31 & 32, Concession 4 EHS, Mono
File No. OPA 2016-01 & ZBA 2016-02

In accordance with Sections 22(4), 22(5), 34(10) and 34(10.4) of the Planning Act, Application for Official Plan Amendment File OPA 2016-01 and Zoning Bylaw Amendment File ZBA 2016-02 were deemed complete by Town of Mono Council on the 22nd day of August, 2017 by Resolution #11-12-2017.

THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of these applications is to obtain required land use designation(s) and zoning classification(s) that would permit a proposed Class “A” Category 3 Aggregate Extraction Pit Licenced Operation on the above lands, abutting the south side of Highway 89 between 3rd and 4th Lines in the Town of Mono.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, and all other supporting documentation, are available for public viewing during regular office hours at the Municipal Administration office at 347209 Mono Centre Road.

TOWN OF MONO PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE will review these applications TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5th, 2017 at 7:30 P.M. at the Town of Mono Council Chambers located at 347209 Mono Centre Road, 4 kms east of Highway #10/24.

Any person or agency may attend PEAC Meetings and/or make written or verbal submissions either in support of, or in opposition to, the proposed Applications. Please note: PEAC only provides recommendations to Council, based on the merits of Applications; PEAC does not make statutory decisions.

A STATUTORY PUBLIC COUNCIL MEETING will be held on at a future date, notice of which will be circulated as required.

Supporting information and documentation

Key Map

David Trotman
Director of Planning
Town of Mono
347209 Mono Centre Road
MONO ON L9W 6S3
(519) 941-3599 Ext 230

Comments and opinions submitted on this matter, including the originator’s name, address, and/or email address, become part of the public record, may be viewed by the general public, and may be published in various Municipal reports, documents, and/or agendas. Alternate formats of this document are available upon request.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 7:30pm

Job Opportunity | Digital Content Specialist

We're looking for a Digital Content Specialist to Join Our Team!

Are you a talented writer with knowledge in digital marketing? Do you enjoy developing strong content and engagement across multiple platforms? If so, this may be the opportunity for you!

The Town of Mono, a rural/urban municipality located in Dufferin County, is seeking a Digital Content Specialist, reporting to the Deputy Clerk. The Town of Mono is a dynamic, pro-active community on the north boundary of the GTA, having a population of approximately 9,000 residents.

Purpose of position and profile

You will be tasked with developing original long-form written content for Web and Print, ad copy for digital marketing campaigns, as well as posting content to various social media outlets, designing flyers, writing brochures and more. Reporting to the Deputy Clerk, you will play an important role in strengthening our reputation while helping to extend the reach of our diverse and expanding mandate through clear, consistent, and professionally written prose.

You will work closely with all departments and teams throughout the organization including, Public Works, Recreation, Planning and Administration. You will have the opportunity to work within a vibrant municipal organization, gaining relevant experience in a wide range of topics. We are looking for somebody who enjoys learning new challenges and loves marketing and writing!

What you'd be doing

  • Manage and maintain the Town's website and Social Media channels.
  • Develop and oversee all digital content.
  • Monitor and invigilate the Town's Social Media channels responding appropriately to comments.
  • Writing interesting, relevant articles formatted for Web and print.
  • Design and produce flyers and brochures including all graphic elements.
  • Write, edit and distribute both online and print newsletters.
  • Maintain multiple mailing lists in accordance with Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation.
  • Managing the Town's e-Commerce website.
  • Track web and Social Media analytics.
  • Design and produce visual presentations for various Town departments.
  • Provide staff training on Social Media and other digital communications platforms.

Required Skills

  • HTML authoring ideally with experience working with Drupal Content Management system.
  • Desktop publishing with experience using Microsoft Publisher or similar software.
  • Previous experience using Photoshop & Corel Draw.
  • Familiarity with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) requirements for Public sector organizations including WCAG 2.0.

Salary: $46,494-$54,740

Please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected] before 4:00 pm on 10 November, 2017. (Note: Anticipated Interview date is November 21st)

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 4:00pm

Job Opportunity | Customer Service Representative

We're looking for a Customer Service Representative to Join Our Team!

Are you a dynamic, engaging, positive outgoing person? If so, this may be the opportunity for you!

The Town of Mono, a rural/urban municipality located in Dufferin County, is seeking a Customer Service Representative, reporting to the CAO/Clerk. The Town of Mono is a dynamic, pro-active community on the north boundary of the GTA, having a population of approximately 9,000 residents. It is expected that you will become the initial point of contact for the municipality with our residents, supporting Council’s commitment to enhanced citizen engagement.

Purpose of position and profile

The Customer Service Representative is the first line of contact with individuals seeking municipal information, at the counter, on the telephone and through the internet. You will deliver a broad range of customer service activities and information to residents and other users of municipal services. This position will also provide support to the Recreation Department through community hall bookings and scheduling. You will have the opportunity to work within a vibrant municipal organization, gaining relevant experience in a wide range of topics.

What you'd be doing

  • Support and maintain a busy multi-line phone system in a courteous and timely manner
  • Act as a liaison between staff and residents and other users of municipal services at the counter, on the phone and over the internet.
  • Assist and refer residents and external users in the completion of applications, permits or licenses related to municipal services.
  • Assist with resident complaints in a mature, calm and professional manner with the ability to refer to other staff members, as appropriate.
  • Receive, sort, prepare and disperse all mail for staff and Council.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of postage machine and photocopiers, and maintain office supplies and order inventory for municipal staff.
  • Responsible for central booking of administration meeting rooms, and provide assistance in booking of recreation facilities.
  • Assist and support recreation programming in the community.

Required Skills

  • Post-Secondary Diploma in Business/Office Administration or Customer Service Program, or related, including a minimum of 3 years’ experience.
  • Excellent public relations, organization and dispute resolution skills.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.

Salary: $43,903-$51,691

Please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected] before 4:00 pm on 10 November, 2017. (Note: Anticipated Interview date is November 20th)

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 4:00pm

Proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment | 634026 Hwy 10

Applicant Jasbir Kooner
Property Part of East Half of Lot 11, Concession 2 WHS, Town of Mono
634026 Hwy 10, Mono, ON
File No. ZBA 2017-02

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Corporation of the Town of Mono received an application for a site specific Zoning Bylaw amendment which was deemed "complete" by Council on August 22, 2017, in relation to the lands set out above, herein referred to as the subject lands.

THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of this application is to rezone approximately 2.4 hectares (5.9 acres) of the subject lands from the current Rural (A) Zone on the property to Special Rural - 16 (A-16) Zone in order to:

  1. recognize an existing seasonal retail Garden Centre business, known locally as "10 & 10 Garden Centre", for the sale of plants, produce, and related goods/items to the general public;
  2. replace three existing seasonal "hoop" greenhouses with 8 permanent commercial greenhouses to facilitate the seasonal sale of annuals, potting flowers, and similar products and services to area retailers and the general public;
  3. establish site specific parking and loading standards for the proposed uses.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, and all other supporting documentation, are available for public viewing during regular office hours at the Municipal Administration office at 347209 Mono Centre Road.

TOWN OF MONO PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE will review this application TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7th, 2017 at 7:15 P.M. at the Town of Mono Council Chambers located at 347209 Mono Centre Road, 4 kms east of Highway #10/24.

A STATUTORY PUBLIC COUNCIL MEETING will be held on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14th, 2017 at 7:15 P.M. at the Town of Mono Council Chambers at the above address. Any person or agency may attend the public meeting and/or make written or verbal submissions either in support of, or in opposition to, the proposed amendments.

If you wish to be notified of the Town of Mono decision on this application, you must make a written request to the Clerk of the Town of Mono at 347209 Mono Centre Road MONO ON L9W 6S3.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Town of Mono before the proposed the Bylaw is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Town of Mono to the Ontario Municipal Board and may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

A KEY MAP is provided to show the location of the lands to which the proposed applications apply.

DATED at the Town of Mono this 10th day of October, 2017.

Supporting information and documentation

Key Map

David Trotman
Director of Planning
Town of Mono
347209 Mono Centre Road
MONO ON L9W 6S3
(519) 941-3599 Ext 230

Comments and opinions submitted on this matter, including the originator’s name, address, and/or email address, become part of the public record, may be viewed by the general public, and may be published in various Municipal reports, documents, and/or agendas. Alternate formats of this document are available upon request.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 7:15pm
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 7:15pm

Proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment | 553501 Mono-Amaranth Townline

Applicant Albert Simon Bax and Kristin Elizabeth Bax
Property Part of West Half of Lot 9, Concession 3 WHS, Town of Mono
553501 Mono-Amaranth Townline, Mono, ON
File No. ZBA 2017-04

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Corporation of the Town of Mono received an application for a site specific Zoning Bylaw Amendment which was deemed "complete" by Council on September 12, 2017, in relation to the lands set out above, herein referred to as the subject lands.

THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of this application is to rezone a portion of the existing Environmental Protection (EP) Zone on the property to Rural (A) Zone to permit construction of a single family home on the west side of the property.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, and all other supporting documentation, are available for public viewing during regular office hours at the Municipal Administration office at 347209 Mono Centre Road.

TOWN OF MONO PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE will review this application TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7th, 2017 at 7:30 P.M. at the Town of Mono Council Chambers located at 347209 Mono Centre Road, 4 kms east of Highway #10/24.

A STATUTORY PUBLIC COUNCIL MEETING will be held on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14th, 2017 at 7:30 P.M. at the Town of Mono Council Chambers at the above address. Any person or agency may attend the public meeting and/or make written or verbal submissions either in support of, or in opposition to, the proposed amendments.

If you wish to be notified of the Town of Mono decision on this application, you must make a written request to the Clerk of the Town of Mono at 347209 Mono Centre Road MONO ON L9W 6S3.

If a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting or make written submissions to the Town of Mono before the proposed the Bylaw is passed, the person or public body is not entitled to appeal the decision of the Town of Mono to the Ontario Municipal Board and may not be added as a party to the hearing of an appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board unless, in the opinion of the Board, there are reasonable grounds to do so.

A KEY MAP is provided to show the location of the lands to which the proposed applications apply.

DATED at the Town of Mono this 10th day of October, 2017.

Supporting information and documentation

Key Map

David Trotman
Director of Planning
Town of Mono
347209 Mono Centre Road
MONO ON L9W 6S3
(519) 941-3599 Ext 230

Comments and opinions submitted on this matter, including the originator’s name, address, and/or email address, become part of the public record, may be viewed by the general public, and may be published in various Municipal reports, documents, and/or agendas. Alternate formats of this document are available upon request.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 7:30pm
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 7:30pm

Disaster Recovery Assistance Announced

On August 3rd the province announced that it would be activating its Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians program due to the flooding that occurred on June 23rd.

Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing logo

Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians helps victims of natural disasters get back on their feet. It offers financial assistance to help cover emergency expenses, clean-up expenses and costs to repair or replace essential property.

The program was activated in areas affected by the June 2017 flooding in the municipalities of Minto, Mapleton, Woolwich, New Tecumseth, Adjala-Tosorontio, Mono and Grand Valley.

The program covers the essentials only for example, furnaces and hot water heaters. It does not cover costs such as refinishing basement recreation rooms and does not pay for items that are covered through an insurance policy.

For program guidelines, forms, eligibility information and frequently asked questions, visit Ontario.ca/DisasterAssistance.

If you need assistance determining your eligibility or filling out the application form, call 1-844-780-8925 or email [email protected].

The program has been activated in specific areas affected by flooding within Mono.

Map showing area of Mono covered by DRAO Funding

Homeowners must submit their application to the province within 120 calendar days from the date Disaster Recovery Assistance for Ontarians was activated. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline.

The deadline to submit an application is Friday, December 1, 2017.

Documents & Links

What information do I need to provide with my application?

If you are eligible under the program, you should submit a complete and signed application form with support documentation. Signatures are required on pages 3 and 5 of the application form. You must also attach:

  1. A letter from your insurance provider detailing your level of coverage.
  2. Receipts or invoices for the costs you have incurred, and detailed estimates for any costs you have not yet incurred.
  3. A copy of your driver’s license to prove that the property is your primary address.
  4. If you are a homeowner, a copy of your most recent property tax bill or other documentation to establish your ownership of the property.

What happens after I submit?

Within two weeks, you will receive a notification that your application has been received. An adjuster may contact you to ask questions or request more documentation. To ensure a prompt review, make sure your application is complete and attach all required documents before you submit it.

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 12:00pm

Hwy 10 Road Construction

The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has commenced construction on Hwy 10 which is expected to continue through to the Fall of 2019. The work consists of grading, drainage, granular base & paving.

There will be lane closures throughout the construction area during most of the work.

Construction operations shall be carried out in such a manner as to maximize safety and minimize disruption to traffic flow and operation. Construction noise levels will be based upon a variety of factors such as time and location of operation, size and concurrent use of equipment and staging of construction. Standard noise mitigation measures pertaining to equipment maintenance and operation have been implemented as part of the contract package. The measures in place shall prevent unnecessary noise and restrict the idling of equipment.

The contractor AECON Infrastructure or the Contract Administrator representing the Ministry of Transportation can be reached at the following locations and/or phone numbers:

AECON Infrastructure Mr. Shane Fuller Office: (416) 293-7004
e-mail: [email protected]
AECON Infrastructure Mr. Colin Etmanski Office: (416) 297-2600
e-mail: [email protected]
KIHL Construction Management Mr. Joe Lascala Office: (416) 996-0471 e-mail: [email protected]
MTO Shelburne   Office: (519) 925-4325

Please do not hesitate to contact either Shane Fuller, Colin Etmanski or Joe Lascala if you have any questions or concerns.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 4:45pm
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