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MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

Wednesday February 23, 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 who have attended tonight and noted the passing of Sandy Coombs who he mentioned always looked out for the community and was very much in favour of the amalgamation that created Municipality of Magnetawan. The Mayor said that Ms. Coombs wore her heart on her sleeve and that we’ll miss her.


RESOLUTION No. 2011-77

Moved By:      Barry Mutton                                     Seconded By: Jack Crossman


Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the agenda for the Regular meeting of Council on Wednesday February 23, 2011, as amended.

Carried

2.     DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST


Councillor Crossman noted that under accounts regarding Ahmic Fire hall payment he had a pecuniary interest.


3.     MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

3.1 to 3.2


RESOLUTION No. 2011-78

Moved By:      Bryan Hampson                                  Seconded By: Charlie Gray


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


Regular Meeting of Council held on Wednesday February 9, 2011

Special Council meeting of Council held February 10, 2011

Carried





4.     MUNICIPAL BOARDS / COMMITTEES


RESOLUTION No. 2011-79

Moved By: Jack Crossman                                         Seconded By: Barry Mutton


Parry Sound District Social Services Meeting Minutes for January 13, 2011

Parry Sound District P.O.A. partners meeting minutes for January 20, 2011

Magnetawan Recreation Committee minutes February 3, 2011

Carried

5.     DEPUTATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS


5.1              Ms. Carol Pease from the Magnetawan Area Business Association for Discovery Routes sign request.

Ms. Pease requested that Council donate at least $500.00 to support Discovery Routes Trillium application grant to fund trail destination signs within Magnetawan. Ms. Pease said that one sign would be going down on Nipissing  Road and that there was a proposed Kiosk site type of booth sign that hopefully would go up by the Liquor store. The 3 sided sign would recognize sponsors and would be 4’ x 4’ on each side with a little roof for shelter.


RESOLUTION No. 2011-80

Moved By:      Charlie Gray                                        Seconded By: Bryan Hampson


Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan support the request from the Magnetawan area Business Association to fund $500.00 towards Discovery Routes Trail Signs for their grant application.

Carried


6.     REPORTS OF MUNICIPAL OFFICERS


6.1              Heritage Planning Process from Meridian Planning


Council decided to revisit at another time the information concerning Registration and Heritage Designations of Historical Sites.







6.2              Community Centre Committee Appointments


RESOLUTION No. 2011-81

Moved By:      Barry Mutton                                      Seconded By: Jack Crossman


BE IT RESOLVED that the Municipality of Magnetawan appoint to the Magnetawan Community Centre Committee from the Agriculture Society for a four year term 2011-2014;


Maria Dunnett

Mary-Jane Campbell

Carried

6.3              Burk’s Falls Art Club request for a student


RESOLUTION No. 2011-82

Moved By:      Bryan Hampson                                  Seconded By: Charlie Gray


Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan supports the Federal Student grant application for the Burks Fall’s Art Club in the amount of up to $2,800.00 for the Municipal share of the summer student.

Carried


6.4              Almaguin Animal Control Shelter Agreement


RESOLUTION No. 2011-83

Moved By:      Jack Crossman                                    Seconded By: Barry Mutton


Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan have the Mayor and Clerk sign the Almaguin Animal Control Shelter Agreement for $230.00 per month effective January 1, 2011 until December 31, 2014.

Carried

7.     BY-LAWS


7.1              2011-10 By-law and Enforcement and Prosecution Services


RESOLUTION No. 2011-84

Moved By:      Charlie Gray                                        Seconded By: Bryan Hampson


Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts by-law No. 2011-10, being a by-law to amend By-Law 2004-07 in order to revise schedule ‘A’ with respect to the By-law enforcement and Prosecution Services agreement between the Municipality and James Mahoney Services, be considered read a first time, second time and a final third time.

And further that the Mayor and Clerk are hereby authorized to enter into the agreement.

Carried

8.     CORRESPONDENCE

8.1              Correspondence for Action

8.1.1        Parry Sound and Area Community Business Development Centre request


RESOLUTION No. 2011-85

Moved By:            Jack Crossman                                               Seconded By: Barry Mutton


Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan support a financial contribution for the year 2011 to the Parry Sound Area Community Business and Development Centre in the amount of $1,000.

Carried


8.2              Correspondence for Information


8.2.1        Parry Sound District Social Services Board 2010 Honorarium’s

8.2.2        Whitestone Nursing Station meeting date and contact information

8.2.3        Cecebe Waterways annual membership information

8.2.4        Ms. Betty Barnes withdrawal letter in regards to the Eastholme Board

8.2.5        Canada Mortgage and Housing – Affordable Housing workshop info.


9.     NEW BUSINESS


9.1               Pre- consultation Planning By-law discussion


CAO, Mark Urbanski and the Mayor explained what the draft by-law meant and that planning Board applications would be pre-consulted before proceeding.


9.2               9.2          Wireless microphones for members of Council


RESOLUTION No. 2011-86

Moved By:                        Barry Mutton                                                  Seconded By: Jack Crossman


Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan purchase the Shure wireless remote Lavalier microphone transmitter and receiver for a total amount of $2, 135.70

Carried


9.3               Steel Crown Subdivision request from developer


CAO, Mark Urbanski read a letter that he received from the Developer to have the proposed public road switched to a private condominium road instead. Council supported this initiative and instructed the CAO to aid in the development agreement changes.





10.                        ACCOUNTS


RESOLUTION No. 2011-87

Moved By:            Charlie Gray                                                   Seconded By: Bryan Hampson


Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan recognizes payment of cheque numbered 6920 for a total of $1,100.00

Carried


RESOLUTION No. 2011-88

Moved By:              Barry Mutton                                                Seconded By: Jack Crossman


Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan recognizes payment of cheques numbered 6912-6919 and Cheques numbered 6921-6965 and approves the accounts as presented and circulated in the amount of: Roads (payroll and vouchers) $22,404.59 and Levies $42,190.20; and General Government (Payroll and Vouchers) $387,444.09; for a total of $452,038.88

Carried


11.                        ADJOURNMENT


RESOLUTION No. 2011-89

Moved By:      Jack Crossman                                    Seconded By: Barry Mutton


Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan now adjourns this meeting at 8:30 p.m.

Carried


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