Council Highlights April 12, 2022

Friday, 22 April 2022 10:03

Here are the highlights from the Township of Drummond/North Elmsley Council meeting held Tuesday, April 12, 2022.

2021 Surplus

Township Treasurer Linda Van Alstine reported a surplus of $304,945 for 2021. The surplus will be allocated to reserves as follows:

General Government -Elections

$ 10,000

Protection Service

$ 99,944


$ 15,000


$ 25,000




$ 43,170

New Public Works Administrative Assistant

Laura Code was hired as the new Public Works Administrative Assistant to replace Cathie Green who will be retiring on May 6, 2022.

 Closure of Ferguson’s Falls Community Hall

Council formally closed the Ferguson’s Falls Community Hall for public rentals because of the poor condition of the facility. A new building will be constructed and opened in the Spring of 2023.

Repeal of Vaccine Policy

Council repealed the Vaccine Policy which mandated staff and contractors to either have two vaccinations or undergo regular testing for COVID-19. Other health and safety measures are in place at the workplace such as mask wearing when within 2m of another person, passive screening for COVID symptoms and frequent sanitizing.

Upcoming Meetings

  • Council Meeting: April 26, 2022 at 5:00 m.
  • Committee of the Whole: April 26, 2022 following the Council meeting
  • Official Plan Review Public Comments due April 29, 2022