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3300-2017 Temporary Road Closure for Firefighters Association Convention & Competition

3300-2017 Temporary Road Closure for Firefighters Association Convention & Competition

BEING A BY-LAW TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE ROADS FOR THE 105TH ANNUAL EASTERN ONTARIO FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION CONVENTION AND COMPETITION

Passed by Council March 27, 2017


THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF AUGUSTA
BY-LAW NUMBER 3300-2017
A BY-LAW TO temporarily close roads for the 105th Annual Eastern Ontario
Firefighters Association Convention and Competition

WHEREAS Section 11 (3) of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25, as
amended, provides that a lower-tier municipality may pass by-laws, respecting
matters within the sphere of jurisdiction of highways, including parking and traffic on
highways;

AND WHEREAS pursuant to the said Municipal Act, Section 8 (1) and 9 provide
that the powers of a municipality under this or any other Act shall be interpreted
broadly so as to confer broad authority on the municipality to enable the municipality
to govern its affairs as it considers appropriate and to enhance the municipality’s ability
to respond to municipal issues and has the capacity, rights, powers and privileges of a
natural person for the purpose of exercising its authority under this or any other Act;

AND WHEREAS pursuant to the said Municipal Act, Section 35
authorizes municipalities to pass by-laws removing or restricting the common law right
of passage by the public over a highway;

AND WHEREAS the Council of The Corporation of the Township deems it advisable
to temporarily close certain streets within the township to restrict unauthorized traffic in
order to facilitate the 1 05th Annual Eastern Ontario Firefighters Association
Convention and Competition being held on June 17, 2017

NOW THEREFORE the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Augusta hereby
enacts as follows that:

1. Mill Street and Amelia Street in North Augusta be closed from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM on
June 17th, 2017

2. Every person who uses a highway or portion of a highway so closed to traffic does so
at his or her own risk and The Corporation of the Township of Augusta is not liable for
any damage sustained by a person using the highway or portion thereof so closed to
traffic.

3. Every person who without lawful authority uses a highway or portion thereof so closed
to traffic while it is protected in accordance with this paragraph, or who removes or
defaces any barricade, device, detour sign or notice placed thereon by lawful
authority, is guilty of an offence and is subject to the penalties as set forth in the
Provincial Offences Act and is also liable to The Corporation of the Township of
Augusta for any damage or injury occasioned by such wrongful use, removal or
defacement.

Read a first, second, and third time and finally passed this 27 day of March, 2017

Signed by Mayor Doug Malanka and Clerk Annette Simonian