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 The regular meeting of the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Magnetawan was held at the Magnetawan Community Centre on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.

 

Council members present: Mayor Sam Dunnett; Councillors Tim Brunton, Jack Crossman, Charlie Gray, and John Hetherington.

 

Staff in attendance: Clerk-Administrator (CA), Andrew Farnsworth; Public Works Superintendent (PWS), Bruce Hill; Community Development Officer Intern (CDOI), Courtney Rizzo.

 

Notice of this meeting was posted on the municipal web site.

 

1. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 1:00 P.M.

2. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA

RESOLUTION  2016-252

Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the agenda for this regular Council meeting of Wednesday, August 10, 2016, with the following addenda: 7.2.2. CDO Intern Report, August 2016; By-law 2016-32, being a By-law to appoint a Building Inspector for the Municipality of Magnetawan; 8.4. By-law 2016-33, being a By-law to enter into an Agreement for the joint enforcement of the Building Code Act, 1992, with the Town of Kearney. (Carried)

3. DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

None disclosed.

4. ADOPTION OF MINUTES

RESOLUTION  2016-253

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the minutes of the regular Council meeting of Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (Carried)

5. PUBLIC MEETING PURSUANT TO THE PLANNING ACT

None.

 

6. PRESENTATIONS

None.

 

7. REPORTS FROM MUNICIPAL BOARDS, COMMITTEES, AND OFFICIALS

7.1. Public Works Department

7.1.1. Memo: appoint Lead Hand, landfill

RESOLUTION  2016-254

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves an increase in the Landfill Attendant rate of pay to the Lead Hand rate of pay, for a period from May1 to October 31 of each year, to reflect the additional responsibilities of leading temporary landfill staff during this period; AND FURTHER THAT the change in the rate of pay for 2016 shall be effective from August 7, 2016 until October 29, 2016. (Carried)

 

7.1.2. Review of three-year capital plan

 

Council directed the PWS to move work on William Street from 2017 to 2016, to be done in conjunction with Church Street. Council directed the CA to have the Treasurer prepare a report on taxation for capital public works expenses from 2015 and 2016 for discussion at the next meeting of Council.

 

7.2. Economic Development

7.2.1. Ontario 150 funding, Almaguin In Motion Ride, 2017

 

Council directed the CDOI to prepare a draft application for funding under the Ontario 150 program and to bring it back to the next meeting of Council for approval.

RESOLUTION  2016-255

Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes the Community Development Officer Intern to apply for funding under the Ontario 150 program to support an Almaguin In Motion cycling ride in 2017. (Deferred)

7.2.2. CDO Intern Report, August 2016

 

7.3. Building Department: hire Building Inspector

 

Council deferred discussion on this item to Agenda items 8.3. and 8.4.

7.4. Councillor Gray: issue with structure on 15th/16th Sideroad

 

Council directed the CA to write to the MNR requesting that the derelict structure on Crown Land at the corner of 15th/16th Sideroad and Silver Lake Road be removed as it is attracting the dumping of refuse.

7.5. Clerk-Administrator’s Report

7.5.1. Parking at Rockwynn Landing

 

Council directed the CA to discuss with Ryerson Township the potential sale of land north of Hwy 520 at Rockwynn Landing.

7.5.2. Terry Fraser consent applications, Clayton’s Bay Trail

7.5.3. Sale of Original Road Allowance – Northern Grey Owl, Clayton’s Bay Trail

RESOLUTION  2016-256

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Gray:

WHEREAS the Municipality of Magnetawan has received an application for the purchase of Original Road Allowance between Concessions 4 and 5, Lot 20, Geographic Township of Croft, now in the Municipality of Magnetawan, from Jim Stanton on behalf of Northern Grey Owl, the land owner to the north of the road allowance; AND WHEREAS Magnetawan offered the land owners to the south an opportunity to purchase the southern half of the Original Road Allowance, and that offer was declined; NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves in principle the sale of Original Road Allowance to Northern Grey Owl with the following provisions: 1. THAT the application fee be set at $500.00; and 2. THAT the deposit fee be set at $2,500.00. (Carried)

7.5.4. Northeastern Ontario Planning Authorities Technical Workshop

RESOLUTION  2016-257

Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes the Mayor and the Clerk-Administrator to attend the Northeastern Ontario Planning Authorities Technical Workshop in Sudbury on September 28 and 29, 2016, at a cost of $160.00 per attendee, plus disbursements. (Carried)

7.5.5. Council meeting schedule, remainder of 2016.

 

7.6. Central Almaguin Planning Board, Meeting Minutes, July 20, 2016

RESOLUTION  2016-258

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the minutes from the July 20, 2016 meeting of the Central Almaguin Planning Board. (Carried)

 

8. BY-LAWS

8.1. RESOLUTION 2016-259

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2016-30, being a By-law to establish a policy for the delegation of powers and duties of Council. (Carried)

 

 

 

8.2. RESOLUTION 2016-260

Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2016-31, being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at the regular meeting of July 27, 2016. (Carried)

 

8.3. RESOLUTION 2016-261

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2016-32, being a By-law to appoint a Building Inspector for the Municipality of Magnetawan. (Carried)

 

8.4. RESOLUTION 2016-262

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2016-33, being a By-law to enter into an Agreement for the joint enforcement of the Building Code Act, 1992, with the Town of Kearney. (Carried)

 

9. CORRESPONDENCE

9.1. Town of Parry Sound: resolution regarding Provincial Offences Act reform

RESOLUTION  2016-263

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan supports the attached letter and resolution from the Town of Parry Sound requesting improvements to the methods of collection for Provincial Offences Act fines; AND FURTHER THAT this resolution be forwarded to the Minister of Municipal Affairs, the Attorney General of Ontario, the Municipal Court Managers Association; MPP Norm Miller; and the Town of Parry Sound. (Carried)

9.2. District of Parry Sound Municipal Association: fall meeting attendance

RESOLUTION  2016-264

Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes Sam Dunnett, Tim Brunton, Charlie Gray, Jack Crossman, John Hetherington, and Linda Saunders to attend the fall meeting of the district of Parry Sound Municipal Association in Parry Sound on September 30, 2016, at a cost of $30.00 per attendee plus disbursements. (Carried)

 

9.3. Treasurer: excess funds from previous tax sale

  1. 10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None.

  1. 11. ADDENDUM

None.

  1. 12. ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FOR PAYMENT APPROVAL

RESOLUTION 2016-265

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves for payment the Accounts Payable and Payroll for the period July 16 to July 31, 2016 in the amount of $523,000.16. (Carried)

  1. 13. CLOSED SESSION

RESOLUTION 2016-266

Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan moves to a closed session at 3:30 P.M., pursuant to Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended, as the subject matter being considered is: (d) labour relations or employee negotiations (being to discuss employee hiring); and (e) litigation or potential litigation (being to receive correspondence re: K. Brownell hearing; being to receive correspondence re: D. Free hearings). (Carried)

RESOLUTION 2016-267

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Gray:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan returns to open session at 3:45 P.M. (Carried)

 

 

 

  1. 14. QUESTION PERIOD FROM THE PUBLIC

None.

  1. 15. NEXT MEETING OF COUNCIL

Regular Meeting: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 1:00 P.M., Magnetawan Community Centre.

 

  1. 16. ADJOURNMENT

RESOLUTION 2016-268

Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adjourns this meeting at 3:50 P.M. (Carried)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sam Dunnett, Mayor                                                                          Date

 

 

 

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Andrew Farnsworth, Clerk-Administrator                                                     Date

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