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Drainage Board

Upcoming Drainage Board Meeting Information

Engineering reports will be considered at the next meeting of the Drainage Board.  Residents can access reports, bylaws, appeal forms, and drainage fact sheets by selecting from the list below.

 Dufour Drain
 

Meeting Dates:

July 5, 2022 - Meeting to Consider Final Drainage Report

 

Engineering Report and Bylaw:

Drainage Report

Jeths Drain

Meeting Dates:

June 7, 2022 - Meeting to Consider Final Drainage Report

July 5, 2022 - Court of Revision Meeting

 

Engineering Report and Bylaw:

Drainage Report

Bylaw

 

Drainage Act Fact Sheet:

Fact Sheet

 

Appeal Forms: 

Notice of Appeal to the Court of Revision

Notice of Appeal to Tribunal By Owner or Utility - Section 48 of Drainage Act

Tribunal Appeal from the Decision of the Court of Revision - Section 54 of Drainage Act

 

 

7th Concession Drain North
 

Meeting Dates:

May 3, 2022 - Meeting to Consider Final Drainage Report

June 7, 2022 - Court of Revision Meeting

 

Engineering Report and Bylaw:

Drainage Report

Bylaw

 

Drainage Act Fact Sheet:

Fact Sheet

 

Appeal Forms: 

Notice of Appeal to the Court of Revision

Notice of Appeal to Tribunal By Owner or Utility - Section 48 of Drainage Act

Tribunal Appeal from the Decision of the Court of Revision - Section 54 of Drainage Act

 

 

 Pike Road Drain

Meeting Dates:

March 22, 2022 - Meeting to Consider Final Drainage Report

May 17, 2022 - Court of Revision Meeting

 

Engineering Report and Bylaw:

Drainage Report 

Addendum - Revised Drawing Sheet 3 of 4  

Bylaw

 

Drainage Act Fact Sheet:

Fact Sheet

 

Appeal Forms: 

Notice of Appeal to the Court of Revision

Notice of Appeal to Tribunal By Owner or Utility - Section 48 of Drainage Act

Tribunal Appeal from the Decision of the Court of Revision - Section 54 of Drainage Act

 

Electronic Meeting Registration:

If you wish to attend the meeting by electronic means, you must register on-line by clicking here.

 

 2nd Concession Road Drain South

Meeting Dates:

March 22, 2022 - Meeting to Consider Final Drainage Report

May 17, 2022 - Court of Revision Meeting

 

Engineering Report and Bylaw:

Drainage Report  

Bylaw

 

Drainage Act Fact Sheet:

Fact Sheet

 

Appeal Forms: 

Notice of Appeal to the Court of Revision

Notice of Appeal to Tribunal By Owner or Utility - Section 48 of Drainage Act

Tribunal Appeal from the Decision of the Court of Revision - Section 54 of Drainage Act

 

Electronic Meeting Registration:

If you wish to attend the meeting by electronic means, you must register on-line by clicking here. 

 

Drainage Board

The lay members act as a Drainage Board to "facilitate" the carrying out of procedures under the Drainage Act. The Board considers all drainage matters inclusive of the Meeting to Consider and Court of Revision.

The Board's mandate is as follows:

  1. Conduct a meeting to consider the preliminary and/or final report in accordance with Sections 10(2) and 42 of the Drainage Act and decide on adoption of the report.

  2. Sit as a Court of Revision (3 members) as defined in Section 97 of the Drainage Act to hear appeals on assessments as outlined in Sections 52 to 56 of the Drainage Act and make final decisions as a Court.

  3. Hear all resident complaints respecting drainage matters.

  4. Assist administration in creation/revision of drainage policies and procedures for the consideration and approval of Council.

  5. The Board may recommend to Council the expulsion of a member for reasons as listed, but not limited to, a member in contravention of the Municipal Act, the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the Provincial Offences Act, the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act; disrupting the work of the Board or other legal issues.

Members:

  • Bob Bezaire - Committee Chair
  • Allan Major - Committee Vice Chair
  • Brad Laramie
  • Bob Pillon
  • Anthony Campigotto

Nicole Humber - Recording Secretary
Shane McVitty - Staff Liaison

Contact the Staff Liaison

Email: Shane McVitty, Drainage Superintendent / Engineering Coordinator
Phone: 519-736-3664 ext. 2318
Fax: 519-736-7080

If you are interested in becoming a member of this committee, please check our Committee Vacancies page for current openings.

Meeting schedule

The Drainage Board meets on a monthly basis. Please keep an eye on the calendar for upcoming meetings.

The Committee's terms for reference, meeting agendas and minutes are also available for viewing.

Speak at a Drainage Board Meeting

Those seeking to attend in-person meetings should follow all public health guidance to ensure the safety of themselves and others during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For those that wish to attend meetings remotely or make representations may do so either in writing, or electronically via the internet or telephone, and is required to register as a delegate using the links below:

Online Fillable Delegation Registration Form (Done directly through the website)

Upon completion of the online delegation registration form, you will receive an automated email response that will provide registration instructions that can be used to gain access to the specified electronic Drainage Board meeting.

Delegation Registration Form (Fill, print, sign, deliver – in person or email)

If you have comments regarding  a drainage report, but are unable to participate in the electronic Drainage Board meeting, they may be forwarded in writing either by mail or in person to Shane McVitty, Drainage Superintendent & Engineering Coordinator at the Public Works Department, 512 Sandwich St S, Amherstburg, ON  N9V 3R2.  Comments delivered in person can be placed in the drop box beside the front door at the Public Works Department.  Comments can also be emailed by 12:00 p.m. the day prior to the meeting to drainage@amherstburg.ca. All public comments received prior to the meeting will be read aloud at the beginning of the relevant application.