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The Corporation of the Municipality of Magnetawan

MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL
Wednesday October 28, 2009
7:00 p.m.
Magnetawan Community Centre

1. ADOPTION OF AGENDA / OPENING COMMENTS – Mayor Dick Smith

RESOLUTION No. 2009-437
Moved By: Frank Tod     Seconded By: Tony Pratas

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the agenda for the Regular meeting of Council on Wednesday October 28, 2009 as amended to remove Potential Litigation matter for closed session and two add Property Matters as well as adding under new business 10.2 resolution for accounts and 10.3 Library bridge funding
Carried

2. DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST
None Declared

3. MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

RESOLUTION No. 2009-438
Moved By: Frank Tod     Seconded By: Kris Nicholls

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the Minutes for the October 14, 2009 Regular Council meeting.
Carried
4. MUNICIPAL BOARDS / COMMITTEES

RESOLUTION No. 2009-439
Moved By: Tony Pratas    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;
Magnetawan Recreation Committee Meeting September 29, 2009
Parry Sound D.S.S.A.B. Minutes September 10, 2009
Joint Building Committee September 24, 2009
Carried
5. DEPUTATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
None

6. REPORTS OF MUNICIPAL OFFICERS
6.1
RESOLUTION No. 2009-440
Moved By: Kris Nicholls    Seconded By: Tony Pratas

Whereas the Municipality of Magnetawan’s facility located at Albert Street in Magnetawan is used for the Friendship Centre, Seniors, Health Unit, Social Services Children’s Aid, Snowmobile Club and many other rural local uses;

Therefore be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan support and submit on behalf of the Friendship Centre and the Municipality an Ontario Trillium Application to eliminate physical barriers within the current washrooms and to provide a maintenance and storage areas;

And Further that the Municipality commits up to $20,000 towards this initiative in order to comply with the Ontario Disabilities Act and to keep the community based facility updated in order to continue to allow for the multi faceted facility to operate at maximum capacity.

Carried
6.2
CAO, Mark Urbanski noted to Council that the open house for the Building part of the Stimulus funding is to be held November 17, 2009 and will be advertised in the local paper and on our web site. All are welcomed and it will be held at the Community Centre from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.   
7. BY-LAWS
7.1 
RESOLUTION No. 2009-441
Moved By: Kris Nicholls    Seconded By: Tony Pratas

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law # 2009-64 being a by-law to amend Zoning By-law 2001-26 as amended with respect to lands located in Part of Lots 102 and 103, Concession B, in the former geographic Township of Chapman, now in the Municipality of Magnetawan be considered read a first time, second time and a final third time. 
Carried


7.2
RESOLUTION No. 2009-442
Moved By: Kris Nicholls    Seconded By: Frank Tod

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law # 2009-65 being a by-law to borrow funds to build a new public works garage and enhance the community complex area through the stimulus funding from the Federal and Provincial Governments be considered read a first time, second time and a final third time.

Carried
7.3
RESOLUTION No. 2009-443
Moved By: Tony Pratas     Seconded By: Kris Nicholls

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law # 2009-66 being a by-law to borrow funds to reconstruct a portion of the Ahmic Lake Road through the stimulus funding from the Federal and Provincial Governments be considered read a first time, second time and a final third time. 
Carried
7.4
RESOLUTION No. 2009-444
Moved By: Frank Tod     Seconded By: Kris Nicholls

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law # 2009-67 being a by-law to amend the Cemetery By-law user fees and services charges by-law 2007-11 with respect to charge amounts for Cemetery service fees be considered read a first time, second time and a final third time. 
Carried
8. CORRESPONDENCE
8.1 Correspondence for Action
8.1.1 Town of Strong Letter Re: Boundary Road
RESOLUTION No. 2009-445
Moved By: Kris Nicholls   Seconded By: Frank Tod

Be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan request the Municipal Manager of Roads and Operations to shift up to $16,000 of operating funds within the 2009 Municipal budget in order keep the Magnetawan/Strong Roads Boundary Agreement in good standing.
And Further that the required funds be expended on the Chapman-Strong Boundary Road.
Carried
9. UNFINSIHED BUSINESS

10. NEW BUSINESS
10.1 Support for Magnetawan Central School resolution for other Parry Sound District Municipalities to consider support.

RESOLUTION No. 2009-446
Moved By: Kris Nicholls   Seconded By: Frank Tod

Whereas the Municipality of Magnetawan Community has been stunned by the possibility of another School closure review for the Magnetawan Central Public School;
And Whereas Magnetawan Central School receives special support funding from the Ministry of Education and Life Long Learning;
And Whereas any possible closure would result in students having to be bused for a substantial distance;
Therefore be it Resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan hereby petitions the Near North School Board, Norm Miller M.P.P., the Minister of Education and the District of Parry Sound Municipalities for their Support to NOT have Magnetawan Central School up for review for any possible closure.
Carried
10.2
RESOLUTION No. 2009-447
Moved By: Kris Nicholls    Seconded By: Frank Tod

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan Allow for payment by the Municipal Treasurer with regard to the Accounts receivable for the first regular meeting of November and the Second Regular Meeting of December that otherwise would be approved by Council be forwarded to their next respective Council meetings.    
Carried

 

 

 

10.3 Library funding request
RESOLUTION No. 2009-448
Moved By: Patti Paul     Seconded By: Kris Nicholls

Whereas the Magnetawan Library Board has not yet received their annual funding from the Ministry of Culture;
And Whereas the Magnetawan Library has requested bridge funding from the Municipal Council in order to meet their obligations in the amount of $10,000 to be paid back upon receipt of funding from the Province;
Therefore be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan request the Municipal Treasurer provide $10,000 to be lent to the Magnetawan Library for the purposes of Operating until the Province covers the 2009 funding;
And Further that once the Magnetawan Library receives said payment from the Province the $10,000 will be than reimbursed back to the Municipality.
Carried
11. ACCOUNTS

RESOLUTION No. 2009-449
Moved By: Patti Paul     Seconded By: Tony Pratas

Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan recognizes payment of cheques numbered 4415-4485 inclusive and approves the accounts as presented and circulated in the amount of: Roads (payroll and vouchers) $336,528.74 and Levies $ 13,548.36; and General Government (Payroll and Vouchers) $54099.86; for a total of $404,176.96. 
Carried
12. CLOSED SESSION

RESOLUTION No. 2009-450
Moved By: Kris Nicholls    Seconded By: Frank Tod
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;

One items with regard to Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;
A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of Land by the Municipality.
Carried

 

RESOLUTION No. 2009-451
Moved By: Kris Nicholls    Seconded By: Patti Paul
Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan now return to open session at 9:10 pm.
Carried
13. CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW 2009-68

RESOLUTION No. 2009-452
Moved By: Kris Nicholls    Seconded By: Frank Tod
Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan introduces By-law No. 2009-63, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting of October 14, 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
CAO shared with Council a press release concerning Mark Urbanski’s appointment. All members of Council reviewed the letter and directed the CAO to provide it as a public announcement.

14. ADJOURNMENT

RESOLUTION No. 2009-453
Moved By: Patti Paul     Seconded By: Tony Pratas
Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan now adjourns this meeting at: 9:20 p.m.
Carried

 

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