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COUNCIL MEETING  MINUTES

November 23, 2016

 

 

The regular meeting of the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Magnetawan was held at the Magnetawan Community Centre on Wednesday, November 23, 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 (C-A), Andrew Farnsworth.

 

Notice of this meeting was posted on the Municipal website and at the Municipal Office.

 

1. CALL TO ORDER

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

2. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA

RESOLUTION  2016-354

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the agenda for this regular Council meeting of Wednesday, November 23, 2016. (Carried)

3. DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

None disclosed.

4. ADOPTION OF MINUTES

RESOLUTION  2016-355

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Gray:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the minutes of the regular Council meeting of Wednesday, November 9, 2016. (Carried)

5. PUBLIC MEETING PURSUANT TO THE PLANNING ACT

 

6. PRESENTATIONS

 

7. REPORTS FROM MUNICIPAL BOARDS, COMMITTEES, AND OFFICIALS

7.1. Treasury: Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund allocation 2017

 

7.2. Public Works: selection of bridge design – Orange Valley Rd. Bridge #8

 

Council directed the C-A to have the Public Works Superintendent bring additional information regarding the proposed Option for replacement to the next regular meeting of Council.

 

RESOLUTION  2016-356

Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:

WHEREAS D.M. Wills was contracted to prepare options for the replacement of Orange Valley road Bridge #8, as attached, and made the recommendation to proceed with Option 2; NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts Option 2 and authorizes D.M. Wills to finalize the design drawings accordingly. (Deferred).

 

7.3. Parks and Maintenance:

7.3.1. Streetlight replacement costs

RESOLUTION  2016-357

Moved by Councillor Gray; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:

WHEREAS Magnetawan has received quotes from Lakeland Energy to change over 10 non-LED streetlights, with the following options to consider: Option #1: replace the 10 bulbs with the same technology at a cost of $1,475.60 plus HST plus approx. $1,500.00 should the ballasts and starters need replacing as well; Option #2: upgrade the 10 bulbs with new LED fixtures at a cost of $8,200.00 plus HST; Option #3: select one of the first two options to deal with the immediate need, and then issue a tender for the upgrade of all older Magnetawan streetlights to LED; NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes staff to undertake Option #2. (Carried)

 

Council directed staff to gather information regarding LED lighting efficiency and costs prior to issuing a tender for village-wide replacement.

 

7.3.2. Ahmic Harbour Community Centre renovation re-tender

 

7.4. Economic Development

7.4.1. Community Development Officer Intern (CDOI) monthly report

RESOLUTION  2016-367

Moved by Councillor Hetherington; Seconded by Councillor Gray:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan supports the partnership with Perry Township and the Township of McMurrich/Monteith for year two of the Community Development Officer Intern program in 2017. (Carried)

 

Council directed the C-A to obtain additional information from Perry Township regarding the draft budget and agreement

 

7.4.2. Update on Community Development Officer Intern Agreement 2017

7.4.3. Review of Business Retention and Expansion Report

7.5. Administration: Christmas holiday office closing hours

RESOLUTION  2016-358

Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves a staff request to close the Municipal office for Christmas holidays from Friday, December 23, 2016 and reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. (Carried)

  1. 8. BY-LAWS

8.1. RESOLUTION 2016-359

Moved by Councillor Hetherington; Seconded by Councillor Brunton

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2016-45, being a By-law to authorize the borrowing upon serial debentures in the principal amount of $1,300,00.00 towards the cost of the Nipissing/Ahmic Lk Rds reconstruction project. (Carried)

 

8.2. RESOLUTION 2016-360

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2016-46, being a By-law to deem part of a registered plan M230 in the Municipality of Magnetawan not to be a registered plan of subdivision for the purposes of section 50(4) of the Planning Act. (Carried)

 

8.3. RESOLUTION 2016-361

Moved by Councillor Gray; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2016-47, being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at the regular meeting of November 9, 2016. (Carried)

 

9. CORRESPONDENCE

9.1. Cecebe Waterways Association: request to use Centennial Park for 2017 Regatta

RESOLUTION  2016-362

Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the request by the Cecebe Waterways Association to use the Magnetawan Centennial Park on Sunday, August 6, 2017 for their 38th annual Regatta. (Carried)

 

9.2. Magnetawan Ridge Runners: request to use Municipal property for 2017 Trail Lunch

RESOLUTION 2016-363

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the request by the Magnetawan Ridge Runners to use the Magnetawan Community Centre grounds on Saturday, February 18, 2017 for their annual Trail Lunch. (Carried)

 

9.3. Ontario Small Urban Municipalities (OSUM): 2017 Conference Registration

RESOLUTION  2016-364

Moved by Councillor Gray; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes [left blank] to attend the 2017 Ontario Small Urban Municipalities (OSUM) Annual Conference in Thornbury, Ontario from May 3 to May 5, 2017, at a cost of $499.00 per attendee plus HST and disbursements. (Defeated)

9.4. Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM): 2017 membership renewal

RESOLUTION  2016-365

Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes the Clerk-Administrator to renew the Municipality’s membership in the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities for 2017. (Carried)

 

  1. 10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

  1. 11. ADDENDUM

  1. 12. ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FOR PAYMENT APPROVAL

RESOLUTION 2016-366

Moved by Councillor Hetherington; Seconded by Councillor Gray:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves for payment the Accounts Payable and Payroll for the period November 1 to November 15, 2016 in the amount of $454,696.22. (Carried)

  1. 13. CLOSED SESSION

 

  1. 14. QUESTION PERIOD FROM THE PUBLIC

 

  1. 15. NEXT MEETING OF COUNCIL

Regular Meeting: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 1:00 P.M., Magnetawan Community Centre.

 

  1. 16. ADJOURNMENT

RESOLUTION 2016-368

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adjourns this meeting at 4:15 P.M. (Carried)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sam Dunnett, Mayor                                                                          Date

 

 

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Andrew Farnsworth, Clerk-Administrator                                                     Date

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