The Corporation of The Town of Cobourg

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Please be advised that the Regular Council Meeting will begin at 5:00 P.M. for Council to hold a Closed Session prior to the Open Session of Council which will begin at 6:00 P.M.


The Town of Cobourg respectfully acknowledge that we are located in the traditional and treaty territory of the Michi Saagiig (Mississauga) and Chippewa Nations, collectively known as the Williams Treaties First Nations, which include: Curve Lake, Hiawatha, Alderville, Scugog Island, Rama, Beausoleil, and Georgina Island First Nations.

The Town of Cobourg respectfully acknowledge that the Williams Treaties First Nations have been stewards and caretakers of these lands and waters, and that today remain vigilant over their health and integrity for generations to come. We are all Treaty people.


  • Action Recommended:

    THAT Council proceed into closed session pursuant to Section 239 (2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, regarding:


Section 239 (2) (c) a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board regarding a proposed lease amending agreement at the Northam Industrial Park.

Section 239 (2) (f) advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose;  Solicitor Opinion on the Sale of Municipal Land.




  • Action Recommended:

    THAT Council receive the following reports from Watson and Associates Economists Ltd., as attached to the Staff Report from the Treasurer/Director of Corporate Services for information purposes; and

    FURTHER THAT Council approve the adoption of the 2020 Water and Wastewater Rate Study and the Water Ontario Regulation 453/07 Financial Plan.

  • Action Recommended:

    THAT Council accept the offer to purchase of approximately four (4) acres of industrial land to be purchased in the amount of $40,000.00 per acre in the Lucas Point Business & Industrial Park on Willmott Street from BevRij Packaging and Brock Street Brewing in trust for a corporation; and 

    FURTHER THAT Council authorize and endorse the preparation of by-law to be presented to Council for adoption at a Regular Council meeting to authorize the Mayor and Municipal Clerk to execute a Commercial Purchase and Sale Agreement with BevRij Packaging and Brock Street Brewing in trust for a corporation  for the purchase of sale of land in Lucas Point Business Industrial Park. (Dodge Street, Cobourg).

  • Action Recommended:

    THAT Council direct staff to submit the following two applications for funding under the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream:

    1. Fire Station Renovations; and
    2. Environmental Services Plant 2 Women’s Locker Room.


  • Action Recommended:

    THAT Council receive this report for information purposes; and

    FURTHER THAT Council receive the application for Site Plan Approval by Northumberland County Housing Corporation/Barry Bryan Associates and refer it to the Planning Department for a report.


  • Action Recommended:

    THAT COUNCIL approve the re-implementation of parking fee collection and By-law enforcement of downtown parking meters and parking lots effective January 26, 2021; and

    FURTHER THAT Council consider implementing a $2.00 cash fare per ride for transit until a contactless/online fare payment system is implemented or until Victoria Hall is open to the public to sell passes; and

    FURTHER THAT Council direct Staff to re-implement normal operating hours for conventional transit service.


  • Action Recommended:

    THAT Council receive this report for information purposes; and

    FURTHER THAT Council provide direction to Staff on the option to build an outdoor skating rink at Sinclair Park; and

    FURTHER THAT Council direct Staff to include signage advising adherence to the correct Public Health Guidelines and that the Outdoor Rink not be Staff by the Town of Cobourg. 




The items listed in the order of the topics set out in the agenda of prior meetings which have not been disposed of by Council and the date of their first appearance on the agenda shall be noted and repeated on each subsequent agenda until disposed of by Council, unless removed from the agenda by leave of Council - Council Procedural By-law No. 009-2019.