The Corporation of the Village of Point Edward

Fire Committee


  • Councillor P. Burgess,
  • Mayor B. Hand,
  • Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) J. Burns,
  • Administrative Assistant J. Capes,
  • Fire Chief D. MacKenzie,
  • Deputy Fire Chief R. MacGregor,
  • and Community Emergency Management Coordinator C. Palleschi

The Chair called the meeting to order at 10:30 a.m.

  • None

The Minutes of the meeting of November 10, 2020 were circulated for the Committee's information.  The Minutes have been approved at a prior Council meeting.

The rescue truck is expected to be delivered by the end of the month; however, this could be delayed due to the pandemic.  The Point Edward Fire Department will be able to keep their current rescue truck until they can ensure the new truck is in perfect working order. 

The Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) inspections for the Fire Hall were reviewed by the Committee.

  • Recommendation 1

    THAT the JHSC Inspection Sheets for the Fire Hall be received and filed. 

The Fire Chief reviewed the Fire Monthly Report for November and December, 2020.

The CEMC reported that the 2020 Compliance Report had been submitted to the province. Once the report has been reviewed, the province will send a response identifying any outstanding items or issuing a stamp of approval. 

Mayor Hand thanked the Fire Department for holding the toy drive again this year. 

  • Recommendation 2

    THAT the Committee receive and file the Fire and Rescue Monthly Report.


The CAO informed the Committee that the Treasurer had requested the managers' capital requests be sent to her by the end of the month. Managers are asked to review the operating budget to see if additional reductions can be made and to meet with the Treasurer and CAO to discuss by the end of the month.

  • Recommendation 3

    THAT the financial statements for the Fire Committee for the period ending December 31, 2020 be received and filed.


The next meeting of the Fire Committee will be held February 9, 2021 at 10:30 a.m.

The Chair declared the meeting adjourned at 10:47 a.m.