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Regular Meeting of Council

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 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
Helen Purdy, Parks & Maintenance Manager
Garry Keown, Interim Public works Superintendent

Declaration of Pecuniary
Interest and General Nature Thereof: Councillor Crossman regarding an Account Payable.

A presentation was made by AECOM regarding the Chapman and Croft landfill sites.

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Resolution no. 2015-01

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. 2015-02

Moved by: Councillor Gray

Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that the minutes of Regular meeting of Council dated Dec. 17, 2014 be adopted. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-03

Moved by: Councillor Brunton

Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Whereas the Municipality of Magnetawan has been approved by the Ontario Power Authority for a 20-year FIT contract for a solar project on the Pavilion, be it resolved that $260,000 be budgeted for 2015 (Capital - Solar Projects account),


and further that the EDO be authorized to issue a Request for Proposal for the design, engineering, construction, supply and commissioning of an 80kW roof top solar system. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-04

Moved by: Councillor Hetherington

Seconded by: Councillor Gray

Be it resolved that Section 3.1 of the Council Procedural By-law no. 2009-06 be amended to read 1:00 p.m. instead of 7:00 p.m.; and further that the Clerk prepare the required by-law for adoption by Council at the next meeting. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-05

Moved by: Councillor Gray

Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington


Be it resolved that the Municipality of Magnetawan supports the Regional Almaguin Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) project in the amount of up to $1,000.
Carried

Resolution no. 2015-06

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that By-law 2015-01 to prohibit jumping/diving from bridges be adopted. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-07
Moved by: Councillor Gray
Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that By-law 2015-02 (Appointment of a Deputy Clerk) be adopted.

Carried

Resolution no. 2015-08
Moved by: Councillor Brunton
Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Be it resolved that By-law 2015-03 (Agreement with Stewardship Ontario) be adopted.

Carried


Resolution no. 2015-09
Moved by: Councillor Hetherington
Seconded by: Councillor Gray

Be it resolved that Ehren Baldauf of Dibrina Sure Group be appointed as Chief Negotiator for the next collective agreement bargaining. Deferred

Resolution no. 2015-10
Moved by: Councillor Crossman
Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that membership with the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) be renewed for 2015 in the amount of $2,075.94.
Carried


Resolution no. 2015-11
Moved by: Councillor Gray
Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that Council and Department Heads be authorized to attend the Council Orientation Sessions on January 20, 2015 and January 30, 2015 in Burks Falls
. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-12
Moved by: Councillor Brunton
Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Be it resolved that $1,400 be budgeted for the assistance of Consultant Bill Winegard for developing Council’s Priorities for the 2015-2018 term of office. Deferred

Resolution no. 2015-13
Moved by: Councillor Gray
Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that the Municipality of Magnetawan supports the appointment of Lyle Hall to the Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board.
Carried

Resolution no. 2015-14
Moved by: Councillor Brunton
Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Be it resolved that the Municipality of Magnetawan supports the appointment of John Newstead to the Eastholme Board of Management.
Carried


Resolution no. 2015-15
Moved by: Councillor Gray
Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that the Municipality of Magnetawan supports the appointment of Les Blackwell to the Board of the North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit.
Carried

Resolution no. 2015-16
Moved by: Councillor Crossman
Seconded by: Councillor Gray

Be it resolved that the Municipality of Magnetawan donate $100.00 to the 2015 Wild Game Supper. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-17
Moved by: Councillor Hetherington
Seconded by: Councillor Gray

Be it resolved that the memo dated January 2, 2015 from MHBC regarding Wilson zoning By-law amendment application be accepted. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-18
Moved by: Councillor Brunton
Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Be it resolved that the vacant position of Public Works Superintendent be advertised
. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-19
Moved by: Councillor Gray
Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that Garry Keown be extended as Interim Public Works Superintendent for the Corporation of the Municipality of Magnetawan to May 1, 2015 on the same terms and conditions of employment. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-20
Moved by: Councillor Crossman
Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that the recommendation dated Oct. 30, 2014 from the Cemetery Board for a municipal staff to take over the duties of Board Secretary be accepted;

and further that the Parks & Maintenance Manager assume this role effective Jan. 1, 2015. Carried


Resolution no. 2015-21
Moved by: Councillor Gray
Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that the attached templates for Interment Rights Certificate and Cemetery Contract for the Municipality of Magnetawan be approved. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-22
Moved by: Councillor Crossman
Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that the Magnetawan Ridge Runners Snowmobile Club be permitted to use Municipal property for their 4th annual trail lunch on February 14, 2015. Carried


Resolution no. 2015-23
Moved by: Councillor Hetherington
Seconded by: Councillor Gray

Be it resolved that the attached accounts payable and payroll report in the amount of $189,459.31 and $205,734.95 be approved for payment. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-24
Moved by: Councillor Crossman
Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that this meeting be closed to the public at 3:15 p.m. to discuss matters listed under agenda item No. 12 of this meeting
. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-25
Moved by: Councillor Gray
Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that this meeting be re-opened to the public at 4:10 p.m.
Carried

Resolution no. 2015-26

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that this meeting now adjourns at 4:15 p.m. Carried



_____________________________                       
Mayor, Sam Dunnett



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Clerk-Administrator, Roger Labelle

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