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REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL
Wednesday, April 13th, 2011
7:00p.m.
Magnetawan Community Centre



In Attendance:

Council Members:    Mayor Sam Dunnett
Councilors: Jack Crossman, Charlie Gray, Bryan Hampson
Barry Mutton

Deputy Clerk:    James Mahoney



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

Resolution No. 2011-129
Moved by: Bryan Hampson        Seconded by: Charlie Gray

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan hereby    
approves the Agenda for the Regular Meeting of Council on Wednesday,
April 13th, 2011

Carried.


2.  DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

Jack Crossman declared a pecuniary interest in budget item 03-136
-a gas bill.






3.  MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

Resolution No. 2011-130
Moved by: Jack Crossman        Seconded by: Barry Mutton

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan accepts the    
minutes for the following meetings:

1.  Special Meeting    Thursday, March 17th, 2011.
2.  Special Meeting    Sunday, March 29th, 2011.
3.  Special Meeting    Monday, March 21st, 2011. –as amended
4.  Special Meeting    Monday, March 28th, 2011.

Carried.


4.  MUNICIPAL BOARDS / COMMITTEES

None


5.  DEPUTATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

None


6.  REPORTS OF MUNICIPAL OFFICERS

6.1    Tenders Re: Street Sweeping

Ron Catcher Road Superintendent was present and turned over two sealed Tenders to the Mayor.  Both were for Tender 2011-1 – Street Sweeping.  Both were opened by the Mayor.  Bruell Contracting quoted on supplying a truck and broom but did not give the quote on the cost of the operator which was requested in the Tender. 

Fowler Construction quoted the Tender properly giving the cost of the operator and the hourly rate of the truck and broom.

Resolution No. 2011-131
Moved by: Bryan Hampson        Seconded by: Charlie Gray

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan moves to accept the quote for street sweeping, Tender No. 2011-1- Fowler Construction, as per Schedule “A”.

Carried.

7.  BY-LAWS

None



8.  CORRESPONDENCE

8.1.        Correspondence for Action

8.1.1 District of Parry Sound, Social Services Administration Board

Resolution No. 2011-132
Moved by: Barry Mutton        Seconded by: Jack Crossman

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan

Whereas the Province of Ontario has announced a revised Ontario Works funding approach;

And Whereas that funding approach is largely based on a cost-per-case formula which does not take adequately into account the cost and requirement to deliver services in remote or rural areas;

And Whereas in addition to the revised funding approach, the Province has reduced the Provincial Funding amount that is subject to uploading and increased the Provincial Funding amount that is subject to 50/50 cost sharing;

And Whereas this reduction will result in an erosion of the upload commitment to Northern Municipalities;

Therefore be it resolved that the District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board calls upon the Ministry of Community and Social Services to continue to work with AMO to refine the announced Ontario Works funding approach, and

That the District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board calls upon the Province of Ontario to commit to the upload to Northern Municipalities; and

That this resolution be forwarded to NOSDA, AMO, FONOM, OMSSA, and our MPP’s,
District Municipalities and the Parry Sound District Municipal Association.

Carried.




8.1.2. District of Parry Sound Municipal Association

Resolution No. 2011-133
Moved by: Charlie Gray        Seconded by: Bryan Hampson

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the attendance and the cost of attendance to the District of Parry Sound Association Spring Meeting:

Attending: Mayor Sam Dunnett, Councillors: Jack Crossman, and Charlie Gray
Staff: Treasurer Linda Saunders, D/Clerk James Mahoney.

Carried.

8.1.3. Almaguin Highlands Secondary School – Graduate Awards Program

Resolution No. 2011-134
Moved by: Barry Mutton        Seconded by: Jack Crossman

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves a contribution of one hundred dollars ($100.00) to the Graduation Awards Program, at the Almaguin Highlands Secondary School.

Carried.

8.1.4. Presentation from Aecom for Long Term Waste Management Plan
(Wish to attend May 14th meeting)

Meeting for the date to be changed due to FONOM Convention.  Council asked Ron Catcher to try and arrange for another date.

8.2      Correspondence for information

Previously Circulated


9.0     UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None







10.0    NEW BUSINESS

10.1    Request for Parks Department to recall employees

Resolution No. 2011-135
Moved by: Charlie Gray        Seconded by: Bryan Hampson

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the recall of the Park Assistants, Dennis Shannon, Logan Bigelow and Ian Gordon for the duties required for Parks and Maintenance, Cemeteries.  Starting Date will be May 2nd, 2011.

This to be done in a fashion as reflected in C.U.P.E. Collective Agreement Local       1813-11.

Carried




10.2    Request for Tender for Winter Sand – 3,000 tonnes
10.3    Request for Water Monitoring the wells at the Landfills
10.4    New Landfill Hours
10.5    Tender for roadside mowing
10.6    Request for Ad for summer student employment
10.7    Request for quotation on portable toilets
10.8    Request for Tender for double walled plastic culvert
10.9    Tender for quarried Granular “A” – 5000 tonnes.(changed to 3,000)   



10.4    Advertise New Landfill Hours

Resolution No. 2011-135
Moved by: Jack Crossman        Seconded by: Barry Mutton

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan accepts the new landfill hours and approves the advertising for the following dates:

1.    The week of April 18th, 2011.
2.    The week of May 16th, 2011.
3.    The week of July 25th, 2011.

Carried



Items  10.2, 10.3, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 and 10.9 included in one Resolution

Resolution No. 2011-137
Moved by: Bryan Hampson        Seconded by: Charlie Gray

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the placing of ads in the Almaguin News for the following:

1.    Request for proposal for Water Monitoring the wells at the landfills,
2.    Tender No 2011-6, Winter Sand 3,000 tonnes,
3.    Tender No. 2011-2, Roadside Mowing,
4.    Summer Student Employment, 7 positions,
5.    Request for quotations for portable toilets,
6.    Tender No. 2011-4, for double walled plastic culverts
7.    Tender No. 2011-5, Quarried Granular “A”, 3000 tonnes.

Carried

10.10    Advance on Recreation Committee in the amount of $2,000.00

Resolution No. 2011-138
Moved by: Bryan Hampson        Seconded by: Barry Mutton

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves an advance on the budget of the Recreation Committee in the amount of $2,000.00.

Carried

11.  ACCOUNTS

Resolution 2011-139
Moved by: Bryan Hampson        Seconded by: Charlie Gray

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan recognizes payment of cheques numbered 7061-7131 inclusive and approves the accounts as presented and circulated in the amount of: Roads (payroll and vouchers) $32,050.55 and Levies $116,585.87; and General Government (payroll and vouchers) $412,127.46; for a total of $560,763.88

Carried




12.  ADJOURNMENT

Resolution No. 2011-140
Moved by: Charlie Gray        Seconded by: Bryan Hampson

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan now adjourns this meeting at 7:40 p.m.

Carried

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