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The Corporation of the Municipality of Magnetawan

MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL
Wednesday September 22, 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. The Mayor also commented on how well the North Eastern Arts Association event held in Magnetawan went. 

RESOLUTION No. 2010-393
Moved By: Frank Tod                    Seconded By: Kris Nicholls

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the agenda for the Regular meeting of Council on Wednesday September 22, 2010 and add By-law 2010-37 Fire Mutual Aid, Hwy. #520 Michelle’s letter and Municipal Web site.
Carried
2.    DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

Councillor Tod 8.1.1 Crime Stoppers.
3.    MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

RESOLUTION No. 2010-394
Moved By:    Kris Nicholls                Seconded By:  Frank Tod

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the Minutes for the August 11, 2010 Regular Council meeting.
Carried



4.    MUNICIPAL BOARDS / COMMITTEES

RESOLUTION No. 2010-395
Moved By:    Patti Paul                Seconded By: Kris Nicholls

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan receives the following Minutes from the;
Magnetawan Community Centre Committee September 15, 2010
D.S.S.A.B. Minutes July 8, 2010
Carried
5.    DEPUTATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

5.1     Magnetawan Library Request-  Walter Winger

RESOLUTION No. 2010-396
Moved By:    Kris Nicholls                Seconded By: Tony Pratas

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan engage Storburn construction up to $20,998.00 to provide Library construction within the new addition.

And Further that funding be taken from the Municipality’s working capital fund for the items listed in the Sept,. 22, 2010 Library presentation on pg. #1 a-h.

And Further that the Council waive the procurement by-law as Storburn is currently engaged and contracted to complete the Community Centre Expansion.
Carried
RESOLUTION No. 2010-397
Moved By: Tony Pratas                Seconded By: Kris Nicholls

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan support the Magnetawan Library and advance the Board up to $ 37,503.00 in order to help fund the expansion of Library Space within the Community Centre;

And Further that the Funds be withdrawn from the reserve account of working capital, and be consider a loan to be repaid by the Library Board, as required as funds become available from external funding sources.
Carried


6.    REPORTS OF MUNICIPAL OFFICERS
6.1    CAO – Khalili request regarding access to property discussion.

CAO gave a run down of the request to purchase Municipal property to access Khalili’s property in order to give a clean title. Council directed the CAO to contact  Khalili and have them figure out a solution with the other property owners who utilize the same Municipal property from Highway #510 to access their property and return to Council with some options for Council to consider.

6.2    CAO - Magnetawan Anglican Church Intent to Register request

The CAO, upon Council’s request to come up with a recommendation from last regular Council meeting, stated that he would recommend that Council Register the property.

The Arch Deacon Dawn spoke to the registration recommendation and noted that the Church had other priority properties in the same situation and requested that Council hold off on registering until the Church could come up with a larger policy with respect to the Heritage criteria.

RESOLUTION No. 2010-398
Moved By: Frank Tod                    Seconded By:  Kris Nicholls 

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan direct the CAO to engage the Corporate Solicitor and Meridian Planning to draft the appropriate documentation for Council to consider the St. George the Martyr  Anglican Church to be Registered.
Carried
7.    BY-LAWS

7.1    2010-36 Right of way transfer of title in Spence Township.

RESOLUTION No. 2010-399
Moved By: Kris Nicholls                Seconded By:  Frank Tod   

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law # 2010-36, which agrees to accept title for the 66 foot road allowance, including the traveled portion of PT LT 4, CON 14 Formerly Township of Spence; Now the Municipality of Magnetawan. 
Carried



7.2    Mutual Aid Fire Agreement

RESOLUTION No. 2010-400
Moved By: Patti Paul                    Seconded By:  Frank Tod   

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopt by-law 2010-37 being a by-law to join the South West Parry Sound Mutual Aid Fire programme be read a first, second time and third and final time.
Carried
The CAO / Clerk stated to Council that a special meeting of Council will be required to appoint members of the Audit Committee before October 1, 2010. Council agreed to have a special meeting to be held at 10:00 am September 28, 2010.
8.    CORRESPONDENCE
8.1    Correspondence for Action
8.1.1    Crime Stoppers

RESOLUTION No. 2010-401
Moved By: Tony Pratas                 Seconded By:  Kris Nicholls

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan support in the amount of $100.00 Crime Stoppers request for support.
Carried
8.1.2    Magnetawan Central School Breakfast Club Program request

RESOLUTION No. 2010-402
Moved By: Frank Tod                      Seconded By:  Tony Pratas

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality support Magnetawan Central School Breakfast Club Program request in the amount of $300.
Carried
8.1.3    Michelle’s letter

A ratepayer’s letter was discussed that complained about the paving on highway #520 this past year. The ratepayer was not aware that this was not a Municipal road. Council said for the Clerk to forward the letter to M.T.O. and make the individual aware of this. 


9.    UNFINISHED BUSINESS



10.    NEW BUSINESS

10.1    Municipal Web Site

Councillor Tod asked why the Minutes for the July and August hadn’t been put on the web site yet.  The CAO replied that can be corrected in short order and the Minutes from August tonight will be placed on the site as well and thanked the Councillor for bringing it to his attention.

11.    ACCOUNTS

RESOLUTION No. 2010-403
Moved By: Tony Pratas                Seconded By:    Patti Paul

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan recognizes payment of cheques numbered 5943-6018, 6019-6050, 6074-6138, 6051-6073 and 6139-6173.
Carried

12.    CLOSED SESSION


13.    CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW 2010-38

RESOLUTION No. 2010-404
Moved By: Kris Nicholls                Seconded By:    Patti Paul
Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan introduces By-law No. 2010 38, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting of September 22, 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. 2010-405
Moved By: Kris Nicholls                Seconded By:    Tony Pratas
Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan now adjourns this meeting at: 9:22 p.m.
Carried

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