Town to enter into funding agreement


The town has been successful in obtaining Connecting Link funding for the reconstruction of Scott Street from Colonization Road East to Reid Avenue.
At tonight’s meeting, council has a recommendation to approve a report that will enter into a funding agreement for Connecting Link funding.
The total funding allocation for the work is $3 million and the tender for the project is being awarded this fall, with construction commencing in the spring of 2020.
Council also has a recommendation to tender the Memorial Sports Centre’s roof replacement to JML Engineering for a total cost of $43,578, excluding HST.
Council will also receive a verbal update on capital projects.
Tonight’s council meeting will follow the committee of the whole meeting, which gets underway at 5:30 p.m.
In-camera items include a property matter, personnel matter regarding a support contract, and Agency One matters.
Other business on the agenda tonight includes:
•a recommendation re: Municipal Household Hazardous Waste event services;
•a recommendation re: 2018 zoom camera inspection of storm sewers;
•a recommendation that will redefine the non-prime time ice surface rental user fee class to include the hours of 6 a.m. to 8 a.m.;
•a request from the Rainy River District School Board re: unbudgeted construction of a sidewalk along McIrvine Road; and
•a request from CN re: proclamation of Sept. 23-29, 2019 as “Rail Safety Week” in the Town of Fort Frances.