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Posted by: 106791
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 14:02:24 GMT



Hey,

I know of many municipalities that do this but some do it in different ways. A municipal google search produces some of the following links:

https://guelph.ca/city-hall/mayor-and-council/city-council/agendas-and-minutes/city-guelph-territorial-acknowledgement/

https://www.burlington.ca/en/your-city/land-acknowledgement.asp

AMO also has some guidance in this area as well.

https://www.amo.on.ca/AMO-Content/Policy-Updates/2018/GuidanceonTraditionalLandAcknowledgementStatements

Hope that gets you started - surely other practitioners will have more intimate knowledge.

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Posted by: 104266
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 13:44:25 GMT



Does anyone include an Indigenous Land Acknowledgement at their Council / Committee Meetings? Is this included in your Procedural Bylaw? How do you develop the statement?

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Posted by: 99535
Wed, 06 Nov 2019 13:50:33 GMT



Does anyone have a recent policy for Records Management that includes records that are in both paper and electronic format
We currently use OMNI for paper and are implementing laserfiche for electronic storage

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Posted by: 104221
Tue, 10 Sep 2019 15:27:37 GMT



Does Section 55 (1) of the Municipal Act authorize a lower-tier municipality to issue a Parking Infraction Notice to someone parking on the sidewalk of an upper-tier highway?
My issue: The County has a parking by-law but no set fines to issue any PINs. The lower-tier parking by-law does not apply to County highways, but Section 55 (1) states "the lower-tier municipality in which the highways are located is responsible for the construction and maintenance of the sidewalks and has jurisdiction over that part of the highway". I am interpreting this to mean that my MLEO can issue a PIN to a vehicle that is parked on the sidewalk even though it is located adjacent to an upper-tier highway. Has anyone used this section successfully in court if the PIN was challenged based on the lower-tier not having jurisdiction? We haven't issued a PIN yet, but we are having an issue with a vehicle consistently parking on the sidewalk, and we obviously don't want to issue a PIN if we are not authorized to do so. Any insight would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. Dawn

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Posted by: 234545
Tue, 10 Sep 2019 12:42:45 GMT



We are trying to find a more efficient way to process deposits that we receive from online payments through banks for property taxes.
Our current process is mundane and requires a large amount of man power and we would like to streamline this process. It involves a service for faxes from some banks, emails from other banks, and then entering manually.
We are looking for a process to automatically upload payments to our bank.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.




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Posted by: 106791
Thu, 05 Sep 2019 13:04:34 GMT



Can't answer your question directly but I suggest reaching out to Oshawa - they just transitioned some public works facilities and they might be a good resource on the topic.

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