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Regular Meeting of Council

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Magnetawan Community Centre

Present:

Councillor Charlie Gray (Deputy Mayor)

Councillor Bryan Hampson

Councillor Jack Crossman

Absent:

Mayor Sam Dunnett
Councillor Barry Mutton

Staff:
Roger Labelle, Clerk Administrator


Declaration of Pecuniary
Interest and General Nature Thereof: Councillor Crossman on an account payable.
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Resolution no. 2014-251

Moved by: Councillor Hampson

Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Be it resolved that the agenda for this Regular meeting of Council be adopted. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-252

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Hampson

Be it resolved that the minutes of Regular meeting and Special meeting of Council dated September 10, be adopted.
Carried

Resolution no. 2014-253

Moved by: Councillor Hampson

Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Whereas significant solar farm projects have been undertaken in Burk’s Falls, be it resolved that the Municipality of Magnetawan requests that Northland Power provide a written report on the environmental impact of the projects on lakes, rivers and waterways in Magnetawan. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-254

Moved by: Councillor Hampson

Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Be it resolved that the Magnetawan Ridge Runner Snowmobile Club be permitted to park snowmobile trailers on the new parking lot next to the Municipal office for the 2014-2015 season and further that such parking does not interfere with public parking, emergency vehicles, plowing, events, etc. Deferred

Resolution no. 2014-255

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Hampson

Be it resolved that parking for snowmobilers and truck/trailers be permitted at the Friendship Club on Albert St. and at the Magnetawan Community Centre for the 2014-2015 season and further that such parking does not interfere with public parking, emergency vehicles, plowing, events, etc. Deferred

Resolution no. 2014-256

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Hampson

Be it resolved that the Municipality of Magnetawan recognizes the week of Oct. 20-26, 2014 as Waste Reduction Week in Canada in accordance to the attached certificate. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-257

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Hampson

Be it resolved that the Clerk-Administrator be authorized to attend the AMCTO Fall 2014 Workshop on Oct. 2, 2014 in Sudbury, ON.
Carried

Resolution no. 2014-258

Moved by: Councillor Hampson

Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Be it resolved that in accordance to By-law 2013-10 that Public Notice be given regarding request from Walter Winger to use unopened road allowance (King St.). Carried

Resolution no. 2014-259

Moved by: Councillor Hampson

Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Be it resolved that the following tenders were received for the supply of Winter Sand:

No.

Bidder

Amount, HST incl.

1.

Fowler Construction

$53,901.00

2.

A. Miron

$43,527.60

And further that the contract be awarded to the lowest bidder.

Carried

Resolution no. 2014-260

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Hampson

Be it resolved that the EDO/Deputy Clerk be moved to Step 4 of the 5-Step Salary Grid effective January 2, 2015; that Deputy Clerk working hours be increased to 10 hrs./wk. (from 5 hours) within the 37.5 hour work week effective immediately; and further, that an additional week of vacation be granted effective January 1, 2015. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-261

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Hampson

Be it resolved that the Administrative-Assistant’s hourly rate be adjusted by $2.00 retroactive to Feb. 13, 2013 for assuming the role of Accounts Payable Clerk from the Treasurer. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-262

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Hampson

Be it resolved that Helen Purdy, Parks & Maintenance Manager, be granted a 15% temporary pay adjustment retroactive March 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014 for her role in the PWD, and further that she be granted a salary increase of 2% for 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.
Carried

Resolution no. 2014-263

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Hampson

Be it resolved that the Clerk-Administrator move to Step 4 of the 5 year salary grid retroactive June 1, 2014; and further that a 15% temporary salary adjustment be granted to the Clerk-Administrator for the remainder of the year retroactive June 1, 2014 for his continued role in the PWD. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-264

Moved by: Councillor Hampson

Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Be it resolved that the Fire Chief move to Step 4 of 5 year salary grid retroactive
Sept. 1, 2014.Carried

Resolution no. 2014-265
Moved by: Councillor Crossman
Seconded by: Councillor Hampson

Be it resolved that the Treasurer be authorized to add unpaid trailer license fees to the tax roll.
Carried

Resolution no. 2014-266

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Hampson

Be it resolved that Council recognizes payment of cheques numbered 11939 to 11977
and approve the accounts in the amount of:

Roads – payroll and vouchers                                       $  20,088.38
Levies                                                                                                $340,409.63
General Government (payroll and vouchers)         $144,000.34
$504,498.35 Carried
Resolution no. 2014-267
Moved by: Councillor Crossman
Seconded by: Councillor Hampson

Be it resolved that this meeting now adjourns at 7:46 p.m. Carried

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Deputy Mayor, Charlie Gray                             Clerk-Administrator, Roger Labelle

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