Township Administration Building
318 Canborough Street, Smithville, Ontario

NOTE TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC: All Cell Phones, Pagers and/or PDAs to be turned off. Members of the public who are attending and participating virtually are reminded to keep their microphones muted until they are acknowledged to speak. Additionally, for your information, please be advised that this meeting will be livestreamed as well as recorded and will be available on the Township's website.

Prior to commencing with the Public Works & Recreation Committee meeting agenda, Chair Rehner will note the following:

  1. Comments from the public for a matter that is on the agenda may be provided in person by attending the meeting and advising the Chair during the "Request to Address an Item on the Agenda" Section of the agenda.
  2. For those individuals that are unable to attend the meeting in person, you may submit comments for matters that are on the agenda by either (1) emailing before 4:30 pm. on the day of the meeting. Comments submitted will be considered as public information and read into public record OR (2) by contacting the Clerk's Department to request a Zoom Link to attend the meeting virtually.
  3. This meeting will be livestreamed as well as recorded and available on the Township's Website.

The Township of West Lincoln, being part of Niagara Region is situated on treaty land. This land is steeped in the rich history of the First Nations such as the Hatiwendaronk (Hat-i-wen-DA-ronk), the Haudenosaunee (Hoe-den-no-SHOW-nee), and the Anishinaabe (Ah-nish-ih-NAH-bey), including the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. There are many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people from across Turtle Island that live and work in Niagara today. The Township of West Lincoln, as part of the Regional Municipality of Niagara, stands with all Indigenous people, past and present, in promoting the wise stewardship of the lands on which we live.

Ariel Bautista, Alectra Energy Solutions
Re:  Verbal Presentation regarding EV Charging Stations

NOTE: Procedural By-law Section 10.13(5) – General Rules
One (1) hour in total shall be allocated for this section of the agenda and each individual person shall only be provided with five (5) minutes to address their issue (some exceptions apply).  A response may not be provided and the matter may be referred to staff.

Chair to inquire if there are any members of the public present who wish to address any items on the Public Works/Recreation Committee agenda.

NOTE:  All items listed below are considered to be routine and non-controversial and can be approved by one resolution.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council Member requests it, in which case the item will be removed from the consent resolution and considered immediately following adoption of the remaining consent agenda items.

There are no communications.

Director of Public Works and Recreation (Mike DiPaola)
Re:  Recommendation Report PW-04-2024 - Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Implementation Plan

    1. That, Recommendation Report PW-04-2024 regarding “Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Implementation Plan” be received; and

    2. That, Council delegate authority to the Township Clerk and the Mayor to enter into an agreement with Alectra Energy Services Inc. (Alectra), to supply, install, commission, operate and maintain the Electric Charging Stations, subject to Legal Counsel review and approval of the final agreement.

Manager of Operations (Tray Benish) & Director of Public Works and Recreation (Mike DiPaola)
Re:  Information Report PW-07-2024 - 2023 Water Quality Annual Report 


    That, Information Report PW-07-2024, re: "2023 Water Quality Annual Report", dated February 20, 2024, be received for information.

Members of Committee
Re:  Verbal Updates from Members of Boards and Committees - If required

Members of Council
Re:  Other Business Items of an Informative Nature

NOTE:  Only for items that require immediate attention/direction and must first approve a motion to introduce a new item of business.  (Motion Required)

There are no confidential matters.