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The Corporation of the Municipality of Magnetawan

MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL
Wednesday November 10, 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. Council members discussed item 9.1 to be added to the agenda with respect to the fundraiser completed in 2008 by Peggy Grant and Tony Pratas for the Health care within the area. Councillor Pratas assured that the fundraiser event contributions will be going to the Whitestone and area clinic.

RESOLUTION No. 2010-417
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 November 10, 2010 and add under 9.1 Committee of Council medical funding fundraiser to be forwarded to the Whitestone Nursing Station.
Carried
2.    DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

None
3.    MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

RESOLUTION No. 2010-418
Moved By:    Frank Tod                Seconded By:  Patti Paul

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the Minutes for the October 13, 2010 Regular Council meeting.
Carried
4.    MUNICIPAL BOARDS / COMMITTEES

5.    DEPUTATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

6.    REPORTS OF MUNICIPAL OFFICERS
6.1    CAO – Waste recycling Strategy – adoption for Township of Strong 

RESOLUTION No. 2010-419
Moved By:    Kris Nicholls                Seconded By: Tony Pratas

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the Waste Recycling Strategy for the Municipality of Magnetawan dated October 2010 as submitted by Marjorie Robinson.
Carried
6.2    CAO – Budget Regulation

RESOLUTION No. 2010-420
Moved By: Patti Paul                    Seconded By: Kris Nicholls

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopt the attached Report, item 6.2, as required by the Municipal Act, 2001, Ontario Regulation 284 / 09 Section (2) a, b and Section 3.1 and 2.
Carried

6.3    CAO – Tendering out Municipal Auditing Function

RESOLUTION No. 2010-421
Moved By: Kris Nicholls                Seconded By: Frank Tod

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan direct the CAO to tender out the Municipal Auditor Function.
Carried
6.4    CAO – Audited 2009 Financial Statement Adoption

RESOLUTION No. 2010-422
Moved By: Frank Tod                    Seconded By: Kris Nicholls

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopt the 2009 Municipal financial statements as presented by Pahapill and Associates to Council on October 13, 2010. 
Carried



6.5          CAO – Pop Bottle Depot

RESOLUTION No. 2010-423
Moved By: Kris Nicholls                Seconded By: Patti Paul

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan permits the Magnetawan Lions Club to place a trailer at the Chapman Landfill site to collect bottles and cans in order to support the Home and School and Magnetawan Central School,

And Further that if the Recycling Company notices a drop in volumes collected and it presents a budgetary challenge to the Landfill site, Council will revisit the bottle depot idea.
Deferred until December 2010

6.6    CAO – Changes to Municipal Office Addition recommendation


6.7     CAO – Procedural By-law Inaugural meeting of the new Council

RESOLUTION No. 2010-424
Moved By:    Frank Tod                Seconded By: Tony Pratas

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan waive the rules of the Municipal Procedural By-law for the inaugural meeting of Council for the term 2010-2014 from the 1st Wednesday of December to the 2nd Wednesday of December. 

Carried

7.    BY-LAWS

7.1    2010-42 Fire Dispatch Contract with Ambulance Communication

RESOLUTION No. 2010-425
Moved By:    Frank Tod                Seconded By: Patti Paul

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts by-law #2010-42 being a by-law to enter into a Fire Service Dispatch Agreement, be considered read a first, second and final third time.
Carried





8.    CORRESPONDENCE
8.1    Correspondence for Action
8.1.1. Mr. Martin Hewson – letter request to purchase unopened road allowance

RESOLUTION No. 2010-426
Moved By:    Tony Pratas                Seconded By: Kris Nicholls

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan request that the CAO provide more information as to Mr. Hewson’s request to purchase an unopened road allowance and a recommendation for Council’s consideration on November 24, 2010.  
Carried

8.1.2. Central Almaguin Planning Board Applications B041 and B042/10

RESOLUTION No. 2010-427
Moved By:    Kris Nicholls                Seconded By: Tony Pratas

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan request that the Planning Board allow the conditions set out in by-law 2009-35 to be applied on Planning Board Applications B041 and B042/10 – Mr. Keck
Carried


8.2    Correspondence for Information
8.2.1    Chief Building Official Report Oct 4-31,2010

RESOLUTION No. 2010-428
Moved By:    Kris Nicholls                Seconded By: Tony Pratas

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan receive the following Correspondence;

Chief Building Official report from October 4th  through to October 31st, 2010
Carried

9.    UNFINISHED BUSINESS

9.1    Health Care Fundraising

10.    NEW BUSINESS



11.    ACCOUNTS

RESOLUTION No. 2010-429
Moved By:    Kris Nicholls                Seconded By:    Frank Tod    

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan recognizes payment of cheques numbered 24,25 and 6307-6385 and approves the accounts as presented and circulated in the amount of: Roads (payroll and vouchers) $71,467.53 and Levies $15,247.71; and General Government (Payroll and Vouchers) $339,553.79; for a total of $426,269.03

And cheques numbered 6386-6489 and approves the accounts as presented and circulated in the amount of: Roads (payroll and vouchers) $75,666.70 and Levies $42,161.25; and General Government (Payroll and Vouchers) $101,132.85; for a total of $218,960.80
Carried


12.    CLOSED SESSION

13.    CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW 2010-43

RESOLUTION No. 2010-430
Moved By: Patti Paul                    Seconded By:    Kris Nicholls
Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan introduces By-law No. 2010-43, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting of November 10, 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. 2010-431
Moved By: Kris Nicholls                Seconded By:    Tony Pratas
Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan now adjourns this meeting at: 8:15 p.m.
Carried

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