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REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL
Wednesday, April 27th, 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. 2011-146
Moved by:         Seconded by:

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 items-Cheque No. 7140 and Cheque No. 7146






3.  MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

3.1    Minutes of Regular Meeting April 13th, 2011.
3.2    Minutes of Special Meeting April 20th, 2011.

Resolution No. 2011-147
Moved by: Charlie Gray                 Seconded by:Bryan Hampson

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

1. Regular Meeting    Wednesday, April 13th, 2011.
2. Special Meeting       Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Carried.


4.  MUNICIPAL BOARDS

None reporting.



5. DEPUTATIONS

5.1    Judy Dibben – For Grady’s Paddle for Sick Kids
Mrs. Dibben presented a pamphlet to Council with regard to what Grady’s
Paddle was all about.  Last year a total amount of $44,559.52 was raised in
aid of the Sick Children’s Hospital.

Last years prize for the person with the most donations was a canoe.  So far this year there is no canoe.  She is asking Council for assistance again in the amount of $500.00.

Mayor Dunnett asked Mrs. Dibben to prepare a letter for Council for the next regular meeting.

Mrs. Dibben continued to tell Council that the Paddle started in
Burk’s Falls and ended up in Centennial Park in Magnetawan.  It has been
advertised throughout the area in the Almaguin Highlands Side Road and
the Arrow.

There is a Bar-BQ at the end with entertainment.  This year she hopes
to have Josie Wilkinson and music from possibly another five people.  The Magnetawan Lions Club will run the Bar-BQ.  There will also be an area for Vendors.

She asked permission from the Mayor to allow the Vendors provided that they were there for a charitable purpose and as long as they were connected to Grady’s Paddle.

All Outfitters in the area (four) are involved again and it is hoped that
Swift Canoe will donate a canoe for the event.

Judy Dibben advised Council that she would prepare a letter.


6.  REPORTS OF MUNICIPAL OFFICERS
None


7.  BY-LAWS

7.1 By-Law No. 2011-15

Resolution No. 2011-148
Moved By: Jack Crossman        Seconded by: Barry Mutton

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law No. 2011-15, being a By-law for the minimal use of unopened road allowances for motor vehicle travel,

And further that this By-law be considered read a first time, second time and a final third time.

Carried.

7.2 By-Law No. 2011-16

Resolution No. 2011-149
Moved by: Jack Gray        Seconded by: Bryan Hampson

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law No. 2011-16, being a By-law to establish policies related to Consent Appllications for the creation of new lots, and Repeal By-law No. 2009-35,

And further that this By-law be considered read a first time, second time and a final third time.

Carried.



8.  CORRESPONDENCE

8.1 Correspondence for Action


Resolution No. 2011-150
Moved by: Barry Mutton        Seconded by: Jack Crossman

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the plan for Shoreline Work Permit application submitted by Mr. Lester G. Tarrant, to the Ministry of Natural Resources, for shoreline cleanup at Concession 7, lot 18, Part I, in the geographic Township of Chapman.

Carried.


Resolution No. 2011-151
Moved by: Barry Mutton        Seconded by: Jack Crossman

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the cost of up to three (3) staff members from Operations/Roads to attend the AORS Trade Show in
Kitchener, and the cost of their expenses for the day.

Carried.


Resolution No. 2011-152
Moved by: Bryan Hampson        Seconded by Charlie Gray

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan supports the Town of Parry Sound’s Resolution No. 2011-41, with respect to changes to the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MoHLTC), which requests Emergency Medical Services funding formula to be more in line with the funding formula for DSSAB which is more than 50%;

And that this resolution be forwarded to the Ontario Minister of Health, AMO, FONOM
And our MPP’s, advising them of the deficiencies with the current funding structure as it pertains to the North and EMS;

And that this resolution be forwarded to all Municipalities in the District of Parry Sound, encouraging them to support this change by way of passing similar Council Resolutions and forwarding them to the Ontario Minister of Health, AMO and FONOM.

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

Carried
9.  NEW BUSINESS

9.1  Placing of an ad in the Almaguin News for Surface Treatment – Tender HFST                               2011-3

Resolution No. 2011-152A
Moved by: Bryan Hampson        Seconded by: Charlie Gray

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the placing of an ad in the Almaguin News for Surface Treatment – Tender HFST 2011-3.

Carried.

9.2  Placing of an ad in the Almaguin News advertising the Household Hazardous Waste Depot, to be held on Saturday, July 16th, 2011, 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

Resolution No. 2011-153
Moved by: Jack Crossman        Seconded by: Barry Mutton

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the placing of an ad in the Almagun News advertising the Household Hazardous Waste Depot, to be held on Saturday, July 16th, 2011, 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

Carried

9.3  Placing of an ad in the Almaguin News advertising equipment quotes for the 2011    season.

Resolution No. 2011-154
Moved by: Charlie Gray        Seconded by: Bryan Hampson

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the placing of an ad in the Almaguin News advertising “Equipment Quotes” for the 2011 season.

Carried.

9.4  Acceptance of Planning Report concerning Ted Rouse Consent Application B003, B004, B005 & B006/11, Our file No. 4068

Resolution No. 2011-155
Moved by: Jack Crossman        Seconded by: Barry Mutton

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan accepts the planning report and recommendations from Jim Dyment, RPP, MCIP and Julie Nolan, BES, of Meridian Planning Consultants Inc. concerning the Ted Rouse Consent Application B003, B004, B005 and B006/11, Our File No. 4068.

And further that the conditions as stated in By-law 2011-12 and By-law No. 2011-16 shal be applied to this application.

Carried.

9.5  New Business - Bryan Hampson brought a new motion forward concerning the moving of the Storage Container in front of the New Garage.  There was some discussion with regard to the appearance of the Container and the timing of the move and Council decided to give the Road Superintendent sufficient time to move it.

Council decided that the Next regular meeting of Council, May 25th, 2011, should be sufficient time to move the container.

Resolution No. 2011-156
Moved by: Bryan Hampson        Seconded by: Charlie Gray

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan moves that the Road Superintendent move the Storage Container from the front of the New Garage.

To be moved by the next Council Meeting of May 25th, 2011.

Carried.

9.6  New Business – Recent article in the Almaguin News - Correspondence

Council directed the Deputy Clerk to send a letter congratulating Rebecca Rainer on her recent award for Volunteerism.


10.  ACCOUNTS

Resolution No. 2011-157
Moved by: Barry Mutton        Seconded by: Jack Crossman

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan recognizes payment of cheques numbered 7132-7184 inclusive and approves the accounts presented and circulated in the amount of: Roads (Payroll and Vouchers) $27,906.91 and Levies $24,663.45; and General Government (Payroll and Vouchers) $57, 682.68; for a total of $110,253.04.

Carried.

Barry Mutton questioned several matters in the Accounts and the Deputy Clerk was tasked with speaking to the Treasurer and the Road Superintendent for clarification.

11. ADJOURNMENT

Resolution No. 2011-158
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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