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Regular Meeting of Council

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.

Magnetawan Community Centre

Present:

Mayor Sam Dunnett

Councillor Tim Brunton

Councillor Jack Crossman

Councillor Charlie Gray

Councillor John Hetherington

Staff:
Roger Labelle, Clerk Administrator
John Santarossa, EDO
Dean Butticci, Fire Chief/BEO
Helen Purdy, Parks & Maintenance Manager

Declaration of Pecuniary
Interest and General Nature Thereof: None.

A presentation was made by Mike Bouk of Green Bug Energy regarding a waterpower project.

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Resolution no. 2014-315

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

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

Resolution no. 2014-316

Moved by: Councillor Gray

Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that the minutes of Regular meeting of Council dated Nov. 26, 2014 and
minutes of Inaugural meeting of Council dated Dec. 3, 2014 be adopted. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-317

Moved by: Councillor Gray

Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that the 2014 Magnetawan Economic Development Annual Report be adopted. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-318

Moved by: Councillor Hetherington

Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Whereas Green Bug Energy Inc. proposes to construct and operate a waterpower project at the Magnetawan Dam;
And whereas Green Bug Energy Inc. has requested that Council indicate support for the project;
Be it resolved that the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan hereby supports the proposal in principle.
This resolution’s sole purpose is to enable the proponent to receive favourable consideration under the FIT program and may not be used for the purpose of any other form of municipal approval in relation to the project or any other project.
Carried

Resolution no. 2014-319

Moved by: Councillor Gray

Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington


Be it resolved that a letter be sent to MPP Norm Miller and the Minister of Health for a nursing station in Magnetawan. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-320

Moved by: Councillor Brunton

Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Be it resolved that a letter be sent to MPP Norm Miller to support cycling tourism in the Magnetawan area. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-321
Moved by: Councillor Hetherington
Seconded by: Councillor Gray

Be it resolved that a letter be sent to the Near North District School Board to support a new school in Magnetawan.
Carried


Resolution no. 2014-322
Moved by: Councillor Crossman
Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that the Municipality of Magnetawan supports Age-Friendly Communities and encourages further development of initiatives, projects, planning, etc. in this sector.
Carried

Resolution no. 2014-323
Moved by: Councillor Gray
Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that the minutes of the Community Centre Committee dated Nov. 26, 2014 be adopted. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-324
Moved by: Councillor Crossman
Seconded by: Councillor Gray

Be it resolved that Councillor Tim Brunton be appointed Deputy Mayor for the Municipality of Magnetawan; and further that the Deputy-Mayor is considered a signing authority for the Corporation of the Municipality of Magnetawan. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-325
Moved by: Councillor Gray
Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that the following member(s) of the Municipality of Magnetawan Council be appointed to:

 

Board/Committee

Magnetawan Appointee

Alternate

  1. Joint Building Committee

Tim Brunton

Jack Crossman

  1. Economic Development

Deferred

  1. P.O.A. Advisory Committee

Sam Dunnett

John Hetherington

  1. East Parry Sound Steering Committee

Charlie Gray

Jack Crossman

  1. Negotiations Committee CUPE

Sam Dunnett

Tim Brunton

  1. Library Board

Jack Crossman

Charlie Gray

  1. Cemetery Board

Jack Crossman

John Hetherington

9. Recreation Committee

Deferred

10. Community Centre Committee.

Charlie Gray

Jack Crossman

Carried

Resolution no. 2014-326
Moved by: Councillor Gray
Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that By-law 2014-26 to amend Building Permit Fees be adopted.
Carried

Resolution no. 2014-327
Moved by: Councillor Crossman
Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that By-law 2014-27 (Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund – Contribution Agreement) be adopted. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-328
Moved by: Councillor Gray
Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that By-law 2014-29 (Appointment of Dean Butticci, Community Emergency Management Coordinator) be adopted. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-329
Moved by: Councillor Brunton
Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Be it resolved that By-law 2014-30 (Agreement with Hydro One Networks Inc. for licensed occupancy of power utility distribution poles), be adopted.
Carried

Resolution no. 2014-330
Moved by: Councillor Gray
Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that the Municipality of Magnetawan supports the attached resolution from the County of Huron and Pelee Township requesting Canada Post to reconsider its proposed plan to end regarding home-to-home postal delivery in Canada.
Carried

Resolution no. 2014-331
Moved by: Councillor Crossman
Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that the Municipality of Mangetawan donate $500.00 to the Burks Falls and District Food Bank. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-332
Moved by: Councillor Hetherington
Seconded by: Councillor Gray

Be it resolved that membership with the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) be renewed for 2015.
Carried

Resolution no. 2014-333
Moved by: Councillor Brunton
Seconded by: Councillor Crossman


Be it resolved that the Municipality of Magnetawan supports the resolution by the Municipality of McDougall dated Nov. 19, 2014 regarding O.P.P. funding model. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-334
Moved by: Councillor Gray
Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that AECOM be requested to conduct a site visit and visual inspection of Biddy Street North, in the Spring of 2015, following receipt of attached correspondence of Miller Law Group; and further that AECOM report to Council accordingly.
Carried

Resolution no. 2014-335
Moved by: Councillor Crossman
Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that a $50 Christmas bonus be authorized for all full-time and part-time employees for 2014. C
arried

Resolution no. 2014-336
Moved by: Councillor Hetherington
Seconded by: Councillor Gray

Be it resolved that the municipal office will be closed to the public from Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 to Friday, Jan. 2, 2015 inclusive for the holiday season and that public notification be provided. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-337
Moved by: Councillor Crossman
Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that the Regular meeting of Council of Dec. 24, 2014 be re-scheduled to Dec. 17, 2014 at 1 p.m. Carried


Resolution no. 2014-338
Moved by: Councillor Gray
Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that the lease agreement between the Municipality of Magnetawan and the Ahmic Croft Volunteer Fire Brigade Corporation be extended to December 31, 2015. Deferred

Resolution no. 2014-339
Moved by: Councillor Crossman
Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that the attached accounts payable and payroll report in the amount of $370,861.82 be approved for payment;

And further that the Mayor and Treasurer be authorized to sign cheques for the end of December 2014 accounts to be ratified by Council at the next regular meeting in January 2015. Carried

Resolution no. 2014-340
Moved by: Councillor Crossman
Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that this meeting be closed to the public at 3:00 p.m. to discuss matters listed under agenda item No. 12 of this meeting. Carried


Resolution no. 2014-341
Moved by: Councillor Gray
Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that this meeting be re-opened to the public at 3:40 p.m.
Carried

Resolution no. 2014-342

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that this meeting now adjourns at 3:45 p.m. Carried



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