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Council Highlights - March 7

Council Highlights - March 7
Posted on 03/08/2018
Please note that this summary is not a full representation of the meeting. For the Official Record please refer to the Council Minutes in the next Council Agenda.

JavaWockies Robotics Team Donation
Springwater Council has approved a $1000 donation to support the JavaWockies Robotics Team in their 2018 competition year. The funding for the contribution has been allocated from proceeds from the Springwater Swing Annual Golf Tournament.

International Competition Grant
Council approved a $1000 grant from the International Competition Grant Fund to assist a local athlete competing in the World Junior Ball Hockey Championships taking place in Nitra, Slovakia.

Signs and Advertising Devices – By-law Review
An updated Signs and Advertising Devices By-law has been approved by Council and provides clearer rules and allows for better enforcement of signs and advertising devices within the Township. The By-law regulates and controls the placement, type, style and imagery of signs within Springwater.  The new by-law amends rules regarding home occupations, allowing for more flexibility; restricts signs from being placed on Township owned land; and amends the fees associated with sign permit applications.

Tenders Awarded
The contract for the Elmvale Arena Chiller Replacement has been awarded to CIMCO Refrigeration (Toromount) at a cost of $63,600.00 plus HST.

B & I Complete Truck Centre has been awarded the tender for supplying a new 2019 Tandem Axle Truck with Viking equipment and provisional items at a cost of $265,593.60 including non-rebateable HST.

RFP Awarded
SRM Architects Inc has been awarded the contract for the design and cost estimate of the Township of Springwater Administration Centre Lower Level Space Accommodation Design. The design will provide additional offices and open office space that will service the Township’s current and future staffing requirements.  The cost of the design and cost estimate is $17,290.00 plus HST.