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MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

Wednesday January 26, 2011

7:00 p.m.

Magnetawan Community Centre


Present:               Mayor:                 Sam Dunnett

Councillors:        Barry Mutton, Jack Crossman, Charlie Gray and Bryan Hampson

Staff:                     Mark Urbanski CAO / Clerk


1.      ADOPTION OF AGENDA / OPENING COMMENTS – Mayor Sam Dunnett


Mayor Sam Dunnett thanked those members of the public for showing up to the meeting tonight even though the weather outside wasn’t the best.


RESOLUTION No. 2011-36

Moved By:      Bryan Hampson                                  Seconded By: Charlie Gray


Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the agenda for the Regular meeting of Council on Wednesday January 26, 2011, as amended.

Carried

2.     DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST


None declared. Councillor Crossman declared before the accounts resolution under item 10.0 for two items that were stated.


3.     MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

3.1 to 3.3


RESOLUTION No. 2011-37

Moved By: Barry Mutton                                           Seconded By: Jack Crossman


Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the Minutes for the following meetings;


Special Council meeting of Council held January 11, 2011

Regular Meeting of Council held January 12, 2011

Special Meeting of Council held January 20, 2011

Carried



4.     MUNICIPAL BOARDS / COMMITTEES


No Minutes Received


5.     DEPUTATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS


No Delegations Requested


6.     REPORTS OF MUNICIPAL OFFICERS


6.1              Council Remuneration amounts paid for in 2010


RESOLUTION No. 2011-38

Moved By: Charlie Gray                                            Seconded By: Bryan Hampson


Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan receives the Municipal Treasures’ report dated January 13,2011 regarding amounts paid to members of Council for the year 2010 in accordance with the Municipal Act 284 (1) S.O. 2001.

Carried


6.2              Cemetery Board Appointment


RESOLUTION No. 2011-39

Moved By: Bryan Hampson                                       Seconded By: Charlie Gray


Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan appoint:

Jack Crossman  as a member of the Cemetery Board for the term of 2011-2013.

Carried


6.3              Request for 2011 operational fund advancement for Magnetawan Library


RESOLUTION No. 2011-40

Moved By:      Jack Crossman                                    Seconded By: Barry Mutton


Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan forward to the Magnetawan Library Board an advancement in the amount of $10,000 for the year 2011 in order to continue operations as outlined in the Board request dated January 10, 2011.

Carried







6.4              Steve Detta, 2011 Mechanic Hourly rate


RESOLUTION No. 2011-41

Moved By: Charlie Gray                                            Seconded By: Bryan Hampson


Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approve the rate of $44.00 per hour for mechanical work completed by Mr. Steve Detta, as of January 11, 2011.

Carried


6.5              Additional Recreation Committee appointment.


RESOLUTION No. 2011-42

Moved By:      Bryan Hampson                                  Seconded By: Charlie Gray


Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan appoint:

Ziggy Bruckner, as a member of the Recreation Committee for the term of 2011-2014.

Carried



7.     BY-LAWS


7.1 2011-06 – Interim Tax Levy By-law


RESOLUTION No. 2011-43

Moved By: Jack Crossman                                         Seconded By: Barry Mutton


Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts by-law No. 2011-06, being a by-law to provide for an interim tax levy for the current year be considered read a first time, second time and a final third time.

Carried


7.1  2011-07 – Tax Ratio By-law


RESOLUTION No. 2011-44

Moved By:      Charlie Gray                                        Seconded By: Bryan Hampson


Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts by-law No. 2011-07, being a By-law to set Tax Ratios for the year 2011, be considered read a first time, second time and final third time.

Carried



8       CORRESPONDENCE

8.1  Correspondence for Action


8.1.1        North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) meeting January 14, 2011


RESOLUTION No. 2011-45

Moved By: Barry Mutton                                           Seconded By: Jack Crossman


WHEREAS the NE LHIN has determined that Health Care is adequately covered in East Parry Sound;


AND WHEREAS the 12 Municipalities in East Parry Sound feel that this is an unfair assessment as $1.8 million has been removed from the Almaguin Highlands Care with no alternate programs added to handle current case loads;


AND WHEREAS the unique requirements of this rural area was not considered in the LHIN’s report and we strongly feel that we need a Health Care entity governed and operated by a Local Board;


NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Municipality of Magnetawan join in supporting the Municipalities of Almaguin Highlands, in the operation of the newly incorporated Almaguin Highlands Health Centre to work towards improved Health Care for seasonal, permanent and visitors to our area;


AND FURTHER THAT a copy of this resolution be circulated to all East Parry Sound Municipalities for their support, Minister of Health, M.P. Tony Clement, MPP Norm Miller and the NE LHIN.

Carried


8.1.2        F.O.N.O.M. Annual Membership fee


RESOLUTION No. 2011-46

Moved By:            Charlie Gray                                                    Seconded By: Bryan Hampson


Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the 2011 annual membership fee in FONOM in the amount of $210.00

Carried


8.1.3        F.C.M. annual Membership


Council choose not to support




8.1.4        Magnetawan Agriculture Society Fall Fair Donation


RESOLUTION No. 2011-47

Moved By:            Jack Crossman                                                Seconded By: Barry Mutton


Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan support the Magnetawan Agriculture fair special prize book in the amount of $100.00.

Carried

8.1.5        Ahmic maintenance and Storage LTD land use


Council heard from Mark Langford regarding an addition to an existing land use agreement for fuel tanks along the water front in order to service boats docking. Council requested that the CAO / Clerk have an agreement for Council’s consideration for the next Regular Council meeting.


8.1.6        E.M.O. workshop February 3, 2011


RESOLUTION No. 2011-48

Moved By:            Charlie Gray                                                   Seconded By: Bryan Hampson


Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan send Mayor Sam Dunnett and CMEC Jim Mahoney to the EMO workshop in Parry Sound on February 3, 2011.

Carried

8.2  Correspondence for Information


8.2.1        Magnetawan and Area Business Association meeting minutes November 15, 2010

8.2.2        Ministry of Finance regarding the OMPF 2011 Allocations


The Mayor asked if there were any comments or questions from Council regarding the Correspondence.


9       NEW BUSINESS


9.1   Indemnity By-law repeal


RESOLUTION No. 2011-49

Moved By:            Bryan Hampson                                             Seconded By: Charlie Gray


Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan repeal By-law 2009- 30 effective immediately.

Carried


9.2 Meridian Proposal


RESOLUTION No. 2011-50

Moved By:            Jack Crossman                                                Seconded By: Barry Mutton


Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan retain Meridian Planning consulting services in the amount of $40,281.48 to complete the comprehensive Zoning By-law review and Official Plan update as outlined in Jim Dyment’s update and summary of fees, dated November 29, 2010.

Carried


10  ACCOUNTS


Councillor Crossman declared a pecuniary interest regarding cheques numbered 01175 and 03136.


RESOLUTION No. 2011-51

Moved By:              Charlie Gray                                                  Seconded By: Bryan Hampson


Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan recognizes payment of cheques numbered 6811-6861 and approves the accounts as presented and circulated in the amount of: Roads (payroll and vouchers) $24,604.93 and Levies $11,0735.58; and General Government (Payroll and Vouchers) $69,771.48; for a total of $205,111.99

Carried


11  ADJOURNMENT


RESOLUTION No. 2011-52

Moved By:      Barry Mutton                                      Seconded By: Jack Crossman


Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan now adjourns this meeting at 8:10 p.m.

Carried


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