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The Corporation of the Municipality of Magnetawan

MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL
Wednesday September 9, 2009
7:00 p.m.
Magnetawan Community Centre

In Attendance:

Council Members: Mayor Dick Smith
Councillor’s Kris Nicholls, Patti Paul, Tony Pratas and Frank Tod

Municipal Staff:  Interim Chief Administrative Officer / Clerk, Mark Urbanski

1. ADOPTION OF AGENDA / OPENING COMMENTS

Mayor Dick Smith welcomed Corporate Solicitor Ed Veldboom to the meeting tonight regarding Conflict of Interest education and training for members of Council.

RESOLUTION No. 2009-385
Moved By: Frank Tod     Seconded By: Kris Nicholls

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the agenda, as amended, for the Regular meeting of Council on Wednesday September 9, 2009 to include an update on the Municipal Web site and some further information on Winter Sand under old business.
Carried

2. DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

None Declared

3. MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

RESOLUTION No. 2009-386
Moved By: Patti Paul     Seconded By: Frank Tod

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the Minutes for the Public Re-Zoning meeting for Rouse. 
Carried

 


RESOLUTION No. 2009-387
Moved By: Kris Nicholls    Seconded By: Frank Tod

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the Minutes for the Public Re-Zoning meeting for Stanton. 
Carried
It was brought up by the CAO/Clerk that within the public meeting for Stanton it was requested that a report on the number of severances left to be severed in the Ahmic Lake area be brought forward to Council’s attention. After some discussion, Council directed the CAO/Clerk to get a cost summary of the work involved for a possible planning report regarding the Ahmic Lake area from the Municipal Planning firm regarding possible severances in the Ahmic Lake area.

RESOLUTION No. 2009-388
Moved By: Frank Tod     Seconded By: Patti Paul

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the Minutes for the August 26, 2009 Regular Council meeting.
Carried

4. MUNICIPAL BOARDS / COMMITTEES

RESOLUTION No. 2009-389
Moved By: Patti Paul     Seconded By: Frank Tod

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan receives the following Minutes/Reports from Municipal Boards and Committees; Central Almaguin Planning Board Minutes of August 5, 2009.
Carried

Comment was given with respect to the two applications of Textiara that were on the Planning Board minutes. Council was concerned over Bell/Silver Lake becoming over capacity.

5. DEPUTATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

5.1 Mr. Phil Catalano presented the list of signatures, on a petition, to members of Council regarding the landfill site hours/ days of operation.  Mr. Catalano wanted to know if there was a waste management committee still, when the committee recommended the changes to Council with regard to the landfill site at Croft and if ratepayers were suppose to receive landfill site laminated cards. Mr. Catalano was concerned with potential leaching concerns from the landfill and that most cottagers now take their garbage home because Croft is not open on Sundays anymore. Mr. Catalano would like Council to consider revisiting the croft site dump hours. It was noted to Mr. Catalano that the other landfill site was open on Sundays and when asked if Mr. Catalano had any suggestions, Mr. Catalano stated to open Croft on Sundays. The Mayor said that the suggestion was when the landfill site hours had changed that the waste management committee would review the landfill hours after six months.

Council agreed by show of hands unanimously to waive the rules of procedure to allow Mr. Charles Grey to speak on the Croft site issue. The issue was on topic regarding the delegations presentation supporting the opening of Croft site.

6. REPORTS OF MUNICIPAL OFFICERS

6.1 Council gave the CAO/Clerk direction to make sure that the engineering firm, with regard to the street lights, install on the new street lights flag and planter fixings on them.
6.2 
RESOLUTION No. 2009-390
Moved By: Frank Tod     Seconded By: Kris Nicholls

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan Waive the Rules of Procurement By-Law  2004-37 and sole source required computer work to Near North Business Machines up to $15,850 as outlined in the treasurers report dated September 8, 2009 and attached to this resolution.
Carried
6.4
RESOLUTION No. 2009-391
Moved By: Kris Nicholls    Seconded By: Frank Tod

Whereas  the Municipal Council would like to review specific options for the Stimulus funding received from Senior levels of Government;
And Whereas the Municipal Council has narrowed down specific options within the funding criteria under application number 562 to include a Public Works Garage and to either retrofit the existing Community Centre Complex, build a new Library and/or a new Library and Medical Complex 
Therefore Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan hereby approves the Request for quotations from AECOM, C.C. Tatham, Trow Associates and Burnside Engineering for the Public Works Garage and Multi-purpose complex site options including financial impacts of various options;
And Further that the selected Company review options by way of an open house held for the public and Council to explain the various costs and possible site implications before Council approve a site and financial option to let out to tender.   
Carried

Council requested that the By-law be brought forward to the September 23, 2009 meeting and that the CAO / Clerk look into the deeming of the adjacent lots within the Community Centre Complex site area to come forward this Fall for Council’s consideration.
6.5
RESOLUTION No. 2009-392
Moved By: Frank Tod     Seconded By: Kris Nicholls

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan recommend to the Planning Board the following conditions within the Consent application for Skippon;
The Municipality requests two copies of the new survey associated with the consent application;

The Municipality will take “cash in lieu of Parkland” payment based on the provisions in By-law 2009-32;

The Municipality requires the applicant to maintain an appropriate setback from and minimize impacts to fish habitat and that the applicant enter into a site plan agreement with Magnetawan in order to develop the site alteration to the southerly lot frontage and that a site plan agreement be entered into prior to requesting a building permit;

The Municipality requires that the applicable property taxes be paid in full prior to granting of Consent;

The Municipality requires payment of any outstanding Municipal accounts and invoices incurred by the Municipality in relation to the Consent process in full prior to granting of Consent;

That all conditions stated are required to be completed to the satisfaction of the CAO / Clerk of Magnetawan within one year of the Draft decision.  Failure to comply or providing evidence of complying will terminate the application.
Carried
7. BY-LAWS
7.1
RESOLUTION No. 2009-393
Moved By: Kris Nicholls    Seconded By: Tony Pratas

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law # 2009-55, being a by-law to amend By-law No. 2001-26, as amended with respect to lands located on Neighick Lake in Part of Lot 20, Concession 5, in the former geographic Township of Croft, be read a third and final time.
Carried

CAO / Clerk noted to Council that a letter with regard to the zoning came in August 31, 2009 requesting access to the private road on the zoning applicants land and a copy of the Environmental study, although it was stated at the public meeting that the study was available for review that night or at the Municipal offices.

8. CORRESPONDENCE

8.1 Correspondence for Action
8.2 Correspondence for Information

RESOLUTION No. 2009-394
Moved By: Patti Paul     Seconded By: Tony Pratas

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan receive Correspondence from;
Ontario Near North 34th Annual Meeting notice
Small Works Funding approval letter Early Years Child Care Program
Ontario Municipal Board Ward Boundaries – 2010 Municipal Election
Parry Sound Regional Disability Advisory Council invite

Carried
9. UNFINSIHED BUSINESS
9.1 Municipal Computer / web site was discussed noting that the website had not been adjusted since early May 2009.

9.2  Councillor Pratas asked whether or not the winter sand specifications had ever been tested in the last 5 years by Public Works.

10. NEW BUSINESS

11. ACCOUNTS

Accounts were deferred until after closed session to see if an invoice could be viewed by a member of Council.

12. CLOSED SESSION

RESOLUTION No. 2009-395
Moved By: Kris Nicholls    Seconded By: Tony Pratas

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan now enters a Closed Session pursuant to Section 239 (2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, S)  2001, Chapter 25 to Consider;
the Security of the property of the Municipality; Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including Municipal or local board employees; a matter in respect of which a Council, Board, Committee or other body may hold a closed session meeting under another Act.
Carried

RESOLUTION No. 2009-396
Moved By: Patti Paul     Seconded By: Frank Tod

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan reconvene from closed session at 10:02 p.m.
Carried

Clerk noted that due to time constraints security of property  was not discussed in closed session and will be added to the next regular meeting closed session.

RESOLUTION No. 2009-397
Moved By: Tony Pratas    Seconded By: Kris Nicholls
Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan recognizes payment of cheques numbered 4134-4224 inclusive and approves the accounts as presented and circulated in the amount of: Roads (payroll and vouchers) $45,271.67 and Levies $ 347,582.78; and General Government (Payroll and Vouchers) $67,316.82; for a total of $460,171.27. 
Carried

Mayor made statement about the duty of fellow members of Council and their oath to the Corporation and that with regard to statements of claim filed against the Municipality every member of Council is involved.

13. CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW

RESOLUTION No. 2009-398
Moved By: Patti Paul    Seconded By: Tony Pratas
Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan introduces By-law No. 2009-58, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting of September 9, 2009 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. 2009-399
Moved By: Kris Nicholls    Seconded By: Tony Pratas
Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan now adjourns this meeting at: 10:11 p.m.
Carried

 

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