12(b) – Motion by Councillor Hall re Woodlot Preservation
1. The temporary by-law presented to Council on February 11, 2013 be passed, effective immediately, and expiring 120 days from the date of passing, or when repealed by a further vote of Council. Furthermore, administration be authorized to adjust any dates, signing names and other minor administrative matters within the by-law.
2. Administration be directed to:
a) Consider an incentive program, with the goal of preserving woodlots in the community and providing land owners with tangible and flexible options for being included in the program.
b) Launch a full public consultation process with interested parties, including virtual meetings and opportunities for comment on the Let’s Talk Chatham-Kent portal.
c) Conduct an analysis of best practices for incentive programs and woodlot preservation across Ontario.
d) Revise and update, for Council’s consideration, the current natural heritage policy.
e) Revise and update, for Council’s consideration, the by-law from February 11, 2013.
f) Present to Council all summaries, findings, analysis, comments, feedback, updated policies and bylaws in a report with recommendations, within 90 days of this motion being approved.”
Council requested that parts of the motion be voted on separately.

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Ward 1  Mark Authier 519-436-3228  mark.authier@chatham-kent.ca

Ward 6 Michael Bondy 519-436-3246  michael.bondy@chatham-kent.ca

Ward 2  Anthony Ceccacci 519-436-3206  anthony.ceccacci@chatham-kent.ca

Ward 6 Marjorie Crew 519-436-3218  marjorie.crew@chatham-kent.ca

Ward 4  Joe Faas 519-436-3208  joe.faas@chatham-kent.ca

Ward 6  Amy Finn 519-436-3216  amy.finn@chatham-kent.ca

Ward 5 Aaron Hall 519-436-3229  aaron.hall@chatham-kent.ca

Ward 1  Melissa Harrigan 519-350-8254  melissa.harrigan@chatham-kent.ca

Ward 6  Karen Kirkwood-Whyte 519-436-3209  karen.kirkwood-whyte@chatham-kent.ca

Ward 2  Maryclare Latimer 519-436-3207  maryclare.latimer@chatham-kent.ca

Ward 4  Jamie McGrail 519-436-3221  jamie.mcgrail@chatham-kent.ca

Ward 6  Brock McGregor 519-350-2537  brock.mcgregor@chatham-kent.ca

Ward 5  Carmen McGregor 519-350-3659  carmen.mcgregor@chatham-kent.ca

Ward 3  Steve Pinsonneault 519-436-3253  steve.pinsonneault@chatham-kent.ca

Ward 6  Doug Sulman 519-436-3234  doug.sulman@chatham-kent.ca

Ward 2  Trevor Thompson 519-350-3715  trevor.thompson@chatham-kent.ca

Ward 3  John Wright 519-436-3252  john.wright@chatham-kent.ca