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WHEREAS pursuant to City of Timmins By-Law No. 2023-8855 which sets out policies and procedures for the sale and disposition of municipal land.

AND WHEREAS Section 6.0 – Accountability, Transparency and Public Notice Requirements, requires that in considering a sale of City owned land, the land must be declared surplus to the needs and requirements of the municipality and prior to the land sale, notice of the disposition of the surplus lands posted on the City’s website and advertised in the local newspaper for two consecutive weeks. The purpose of such notice is to secure any comments from the public respecting this proposed land sale to be considered by Council so that Council may consider, and if applicable, incorporate into an implementing by-law.

the Council for the Corporation of the City of Timmins considers it desirable and expedient that the described lands be declared surplus to the Corporation’s municipal requirements and the said lands be sold directly to the Cochrane District Social Services Administration Board (CDSSAB), hereinafter referred to as the Purchaser, subject to the following conditions:

  • That the subject lands be sold for one dollar ($1);
  • That all expenses for both the municipality and CDSSAB related to these land purchases, including, but not limited to, the legal and registration costs, shall be the responsibility of CDSSAB;
  • That CDSSAB shall have six months to finalize the transfers, otherwise this land sale shall be null and void; and
  • That this direct land sale shall be approved by Council by-law.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Corporation of the City of Timmins does hereby declare the following described lands as being surplus to the Corporation’s requirements.

37 Montgomery Avenue
Plan M-56-T, Lot 6, Parcel 5440 SEC
Mountjoy Township

71 Elm Street North
Plan M-30-S, Lot 44, Parcel 456 WT
Tisdale Township

159 Balsam Street North
Plan M30-S, Lot 429, Parcel 3389 WT                         
Tisdale Township

218 Sixth Avenue
Plan M-30-S, Part Lot 566, Registered Plan 6R-4942,
Parts 3 and 4, Parcel 905 WAT
Tisdale Township

All four properties are located within the City of Timmins, in the District of Cochrane.

CDSSAB Properties


Letters of support or concern with regard to this land sale will be received by the undersigned up until Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 4:00 p.m. and will be presented for Council’s consideration.

Please contact the undersigned if you require further details.

Dave St.Onge, Community Development Planner
Corporation of the City of Timmins
220 Algonquin Boulevard East Timmins, ON P4N 1B3
705-360-2600 Ext. 3347 / [email protected]

Posted by David St.Onge  On May 02, 2024 at 3:59 PM
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