That Council receive the communication from Stephen M.A. Huycke, Director of Legislative Services/City Clerk, City of Richmond Hill dated February 24, 2021; and
That Council extend its best wishes to Mayor Barrow, wish him a speedy return and adopt the following:
Whereas section 259 of the Municipal Act provides that the seat of a member becomes vacant if the member is absent from the meetings of the council for three successive months without being authorized to do so by resolution of the council;
And Whereas Mayor Barrow has indicated his intention to take a leave of absence for medical reasons as of February 25, 2021;
Now Therefore Be It Resolved That Council authorize the absence of Mayor Barrow to continue until he feels his health has improved so that he may resume his duties as a Member of this Council.