Local Services Board of Nolalu Request for Boundary Alterations
Amendment to R. R. O. 1990, Reg. 737
Bill or Act:
Northern Services Boards Act (NSBA)
Summary of Decision:
O. Reg. 159/16 revoked the Schedule to section 39 of Regulation 737 under the NSBA and replaced it with the following new legal description of the boundaries of the Local Services Board of Nolalu to include the Township of Lismore:
All that parcel or tract of land in the geographic Townships of Marks, Lybster, Strange, Hardwick and Lismore in the Territorial District of Thunder Bay, being composed of those parts of the geographic townships designated as Parts I and 2 on a plan known as Plan of the Local Services Board of Nolalu filed on May 20, 2015 with the Office of the Surveyor General of Ontario in the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.
January 28, 2016
Summary of Proposal:
The Local Services Board of Nolalu (Nolalu) is requesting an alteration to its existing boundaries to include the area known as the Township of Lismore in order to provide residents in this area the Powers of Fire Protection and Recreation.
The LSB of Nolalu has requested an alteration to its current boundaries.
The purpose of this request is to include Lismore Township in order to provide Lismore's inhabitants with services in accordance with Nolalu's existing powers of Fire Protection and Recreation.
If approved, these services would be provided to the inhabitants of the new Nolalu Board area through the service providers currently used by Nolalu - Nolalu Emergency Services Team for Fire Protection, and the Nolalu Community Centre for Recreation.
Nolalu held public information meetings on May 28, 2013 and June 25, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the Nolalu Community Centre. At these meetings, Nolalu provided information on the services it provides and the financial implications to the LSB and the proposed new inhabitants.
A Public Vote Meeting was held on July 23, 2013 where all five (5) board members were in attendance and a majority of the eighteen (18) inhabitants from both the Local Services Board of Nolalu and the Township of Lismore present voted in favour of the request for a boundary expansion. Seven (7) of the current LSB of Nolalu inhabitants voted for the proposal and zero (0) inhabitants voted against the proposal. Seven (7) of the proposed area LSB inhabitants voted for the proposal and one (1) of the inhabitants voted against the proposal.
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June 2, 2016