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WHEREAS pursuant to City of Timmins By-law No. 2019-8360 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.

AND WHEREAS the Council for the Corporation of the City of Timmins considers it desirable and expedient that the described land be declared surplus to the Corporation’s municipal requirements and sold directly to the abutting property owners on Park Avenue:

Address Existing Part Number, Plan 6R-2411
Land Sale Price (plus HST)
 943 Park Avenue
 15  $4,800.00
 951 Park Avenue
 15  $4,450.00
 959 Park Avenue
 13  $5,170.00
 965 Park Avenue
 12  $4,450.00
 973 Park Avenue
 11  $4,450.00
 979 Park Avenue
 10  $4,450.00
 987 Park Avenue
 9  $4,450.00
  • That the subject lands shall be sold for the values indicated above plus HST. This value is based on the Surplus Vacant Land Sales Chart, survey cost and the 2021 legal fee of $1,200.00 (for both the City and the purchaser);
  • That the purchasers shall consolidate the subject land with each of the adjoining properties on Park Avenue to form one residential property;
  • That the purchaser shall ensure compliance with an existing lot grading plan;
  • That a storm sewer easement be registered on title for the section of City land being acquired by the property owners of 943 Park Avenue, 959 Park Avenue and 965 Park Avenue; 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 land as being surplus to the Corporation’s requirements.

Mountjoy Con 2, North Part of Lot 3, Plan 6R-2536 Part 6, Parcel 14510 SEC)
Mountjoy Township
City of Timmins
District of Cochrane

Property Map in Fernand Tremblay Park


Letters of support or concern with regard to this land sale will be received by the undersigned up until Friday, May 14, 2021, 4:00 p.m. and will be presented for Council’s consideration.

Please contact the undersigned if you require further details or go online at

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 /

Posted by David St.Onge  On Apr 30, 2021 at 2:35 PM
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