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The Corporation of the Municipality of Magnetawan

MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL
Wednesday October 13, 2010
7:00 p.m.
Magnetawan Community Centre

Present:     Mayor:        Dick Smith
Councillors:     Patti Paul, Tony Pratas, Frank Tod and Kris Nicholls
Staff:         Mark Urbanski CAO / Clerk


1.    ADOPTION OF AGENDA / OPENING COMMENTS – Mayor Dick Smith

Mayor Smith welcomed members of Council and the Public to the meeting and asked if members of Council had anything to add to the agenda.

RESOLUTION No. 2010-406
Moved By: Patti Paul                    Seconded By: Tony Pratas

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the agenda for the Regular meeting of Council on Wednesday October 13, 2010 one item to add under new business; the Magnetawan Inn and one item under Closed Session regarding legal for closed session.
Carried
2.    DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

None
3.    MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

RESOLUTION No. 2010-407
Moved By:    Frank Tod                Seconded By:  Kris Nicholls

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the Minutes for the September 8, 2010 Special Council meeting.
Carried
Councillor Tod indicated that the Roads superintendent was already at the Horn Lake landing to look at possibilities of increasing the parking and Councillor Tod suggested 3 signs along the right hand side noting; No Parking and a Tow away designation.
RESOLUTION No. 2010-408
Moved By:    Tony Pratas                Seconded By:  Patti Paul

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the Minutes for the September 22, 2010 Regular Council meeting.
Carried

RESOLUTION No. 2010-409
Moved By:    Frank Tod                Seconded By:  Kris Nicholls

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the Minutes for the September 28, 2010 Special Council meeting.
Carried

4.    MUNICIPAL BOARDS / COMMITTEES

5.    DEPUTATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

5.1     Mr. Carl Pahapill, Municipal Auditor

The Mayor asked Mr. Pahapill to give an update on the 1 ½ year work that had been done with the tangible assets under the new PSSAB requirements. The old rules were allowed to create the 2010 Municipal budget and next year will be under the PSSAB regulations. Mr. Pahapill noted that a lot of effort went into creating the PSSAB for Magnetawan with the help of Municipal staff.

Mr. Pahaphill went through the consolidated financial statements and explained it to Council and the public. Mr. Pahaphill answered questions from the Public and Council.

Mr. Pahaphill noted that Magnetawan was in very good shape, financially and said that Magnetawan was one of the best off Municipalities in the area.  

6.    REPORTS OF MUNICIPAL OFFICERS
6.1    CAO – NOHFC Funding for Community Development Officer

RESOLUTION No. 2010-410
Moved By:    Frank Tod                Seconded By:  Kris Nicholls

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan go out to advertise under the conditions of the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Grant as per budgeted allocations for the Community Development Officer position.

And Further that the CAO be instructed to hire an individual that qualifies under the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund criteria.
Carried

7.    BY-LAWS

7.1    2010-40 Salvation Army and area Municipal Emergency Agreement

RESOLUTION No. 2010-411
Moved By: Patti Paul                    Seconded By:  Frank Tod   

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law # 2010-40 being a by-law to approve the joint Municipal agreement for Community Emergency Management be considered read a first, second and final third time.
Carried
8.    CORRESPONDENCE
8.1    Correspondence for Action

8.2    Correspondence for Information
8.2.1 Fire Marshall’s Office Letter

9.    UNFINISHED BUSINESS

The Council wanted the Recreation Manager to do something with the Community bulletin  board, at the Post Office, in order to protect the information pinned on it. 

10.    NEW BUSINESS

10.1    Magnetawan Inn

The Council directed the CAO to send some flowers to the grand opening of the Magnetawan Inn to recognize the new owners. 

11.    ACCOUNTS

RESOLUTION No. 2010-412
Moved By: Frank Tod                     Seconded By:    Tony Pratas

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan recognizes payment of cheques numbered 6174-6202: Roads, $122,666.27 and Levies $121,936.71; and General Government $494,210.57; for a total of $738,813.57.
Carried


12.    CLOSED SESSION

RESOLUTION No. 2010-413
Moved By: Kris Nicholls                Seconded By:    Tony Pratas

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan now enters a Closed Session pursuant to Sections 239 (2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, S. 2001, Chapter 25 to Consider;

Litigations or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the Municipality. (one item)
Carried
RESOLUTION No. 2010-414
Moved By: Patti Paul                    Seconded By:    Frank Tod
Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan now return to open session at: 10:20 p.m.
Carried
13.    CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW 2010-41

RESOLUTION No. 2010-415
Moved By: Kris Nicholls                Seconded By:    Patti Paul
Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan introduces By-law No. 2010 41, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting of October 13, 2010 and adopts the by-law as being read the first time, second time and a final third time;
And Further that the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to sign the By-law and to affix the Corporate seal.
Carried
14.    ADJOURNMENT

RESOLUTION No. 2010-416
Moved By: Patti Paul                    Seconded By:    Tony Pratas
Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan now adjourns this meeting at: 10:21 p.m.
Carried

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