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Regular Meeting of Council

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

1:00 p.m., Magnetawan Community Centre

Present:  Mayor Sam Dunnett, Councillors Tim Brunton, Jack Crossman, Charlie Gray,

and John Hetherington

Staff:       Clerk-Administrator, Roger Labelle and Bruce Hill, Public Works Superintendent

Guest: Reilly Henderson regarding proposal for summer recreation programs and

events for the community.

  • Councillor Hetherington declared conflict regarding presentation and appointment of Ms. Henderson due to family interest.

Resolution no. 2015-143

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that the agenda for this Regular Meeting of Council be adopted with addendum to consider a consent application, and to bring closed session items for deliberations in open session of council. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-144

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that the minutes of the regular Council meeting of April 22, 2015 and special Council meetings of April 16 and 29, 2015 be adopted. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-145

Moved by: Councillor Brunton

Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Be it resolved that the minutes of the Magnetawan Community Centre Board meeting of May 6, 2015 be adopted. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-146

Moved by: Councillor Hetherington

Seconded by: Councillor Gray

Be it resolved that by-law no. 2015-12 being a by-law to designate a plan of subdivision, or part thereof, not to be a registered plan for the purposes of subsection 50 (3) of the Planning Act, be adopted. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-147

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that by-law no. 2015-13 being a by-law to amend no. 2001-26, as amended, the Zoning By-Law for the Corporation of the Municipality of Magnetawan with respects to lands located in Part of Lot 94, Concession A, Lot 19, E/S Miller Street, Reference Plan 319, Lot 18, W/S Richmond Street, Reference Plan 319 and Lot 19, W/S Richmond Street, Reference Plan 319 in the former geographic Township of Chapman, now in the Municipality of Magnetawan, be adopted.  Carried

Resolution no. 2015-148

Moved by: Councillor Gray

Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that By-Law no. 2015-14 being a by-law to appoint Bruce Hill as Public Works Superintendent for the Corporation of the Municipality of Magnetawan, be adopted. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-149

Moved by: Councillor Brunton

Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Be it resolved that that the Almaguin Highlands Chamber of Commerce 2015 membership fee of $200.00 be paid. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-150

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Gray

Be it resolved that the request of the Magnetawan Lions Club, as per attached letter of April 21, 2015, to repair the water turbine in the old Daley Powerhouse, be accepted. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-151

Moved by: Councillor Gray

Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Be it resolved that $518.40 be donated to the Almaguin Fish Improvement Association to operate the hatchery program and the related fish activities. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-152

Moved by: Councillor Gray

Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that the Women’s Own Resource Centre be provided .30 cents per capita to support new and continuing initiatives in 2015 and 2016. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-153

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that $100.00 be donated to the Almaguin Highlands Secondary School for the 2015 graduation awards. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-154

Moved by: Councillor Hetherington

Seconded by: Councillor Gray

Be it resolved that $1,000.00 be donated as a funding contribution for the annual operation of the Parry Sound Area -  Community Business & Development Centre Inc. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-155

Moved by: Councillor Hetherington

Seconded by: Councillor Gray

Be it resolved that the MNDM program for the regional business and retention initiative be included on Council’s Statement of Directions and Priorities 2015-2018. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-156

Moved by: Councillor Brunton

Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

WHEREAS Wayne Simpson and Associates on behalf of the property owner Hendrik and Monique Kooy has submitted a severance application to the Central Almaguin Planning Board (CAPB) for a lot addition on Part 10, Concession 1, former Township of Chapman, now in the Municipality of Magnetawan; and

WHEREAS it is a requirement for pre-consultation with the Municipality of Magnetawan prior to a public hearing for severance application; and

WHEREAS the applicant has requested a pre-consultation meeting with the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESLOVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan recommend approval of the application to the CAPB subject to:

1. The recommendations in MHBC’s memorandum dated May 12, 2015, copy

attached as Appendix  ‘A’ being accepted as conditions of approval.

2. The provisions of Planning by-laws no. 2011-11 and 2011-16 and User Fees &

Services Charges by-law no. 2009-29 being part of the conditions of approval.

3. A registered right of way being established over the retained lands for vehicular access.

Carried

Resolution no. 2015-157

Moved by: Councillor Crossman

Seconded by: Councillor Brunton

Be it resolved that Reilly Henderson, student, be appointed Summer Recreation Convenor

for the Municipality of Magnetawan effective May 14, 2015 to August 28, 2015 in accordance with the attached proposal and employment conditions; and

Further that this student position report to the Clerk-Administrator. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-158

Moved by: Councillor Gray

Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Be it resolved that the following be appointed on the Magnetawan Recreation Committee:

Councillors Brunton, Hetherington, Julie Ferris, Ashlee Kivell, Dan Stoddart and Reilly Henderson, Summer Recreation Convenor. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-159

Moved by: Councillor Brunton

Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Be it resolved that the attached accounts payable and payroll report in the amount of

$167,165.78  be approved for payment. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-160

Moved by: Councillor Brunton

Seconded by: Councillor Crossman

Be it resolved that Tom Tilson be appointed as Landfill Site Attendant for a period of one (1) year effective immediately; and Further that the rate of pay shall be as per job rate classification of the CUPE collective agreement. Carried

Resolution no. 2015-161

Moved by: Councillor Gray

Seconded by: Councillor Hetherington

Be it resolved that this regular meeting of Council now adjourns at 2:55 p.m. Carried

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