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Monday, August 21, 2017
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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, March 8, 2017 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; Public Works Superintendent (PWS), Bruce Hill.

 

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  2017-071

Moved by Councillor Hetherington; Seconded by Councillor Gray:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the agenda for this regular Council meeting of Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (Carried)

3. DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

None disclosed.

4. ADOPTION OF MINUTES

RESOLUTION  2017-072

Moved by Councillor Crossman; 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, February 22, 2017. (Carried)

5. PUBLIC MEETING PURSUANT TO THE PLANNING ACT

 

6. PRESENTATIONS

 

7. REPORTS FROM MUNICIPAL BOARDS, COMMITTEES, AND OFFICIALS

7.1. Treasury

7.1.1. Asset Summary as of December 31, 2016

 

7.1.2. Updated summary of Reserves and Reserve Funds

 

7.1.3. Schedule of Investments

 

7.1.4. Report on tax notice preparation

 

7.2. Public Works: review of Request for Proposal for tandem snow plow

 

7.3. Fire: Regional Fire Services Committee: proposed Fire Prevention Officer cost sharing formula

 

7.4. Clerk-Administrator’s Report:

7.4.1. Award tender for renovation of Ahmic Harbour Community Centre

RESOLUTION  2017-073

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:

WHEREAS the Municipality of Magnetawan issued a tender for Ahmic Harbour Community Centre renovations and received bids from: Greystone Construction, in the amount of $205,965.39 incl. HST; and Bradanick Construction, in the amount of $278,682.30 incl. HST; AND WHEREAS the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorized FAD Architects to negotiate with the low bidder, Greystone Construction, to amend its proposal and lower the tender amount to within the project budget; AND WHEREAS the amended proposal from Greystone Construction is in the amount of $124,716.46 plus HST; NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan awards the tender for Ahmic Harbour Community Centre renovations to Greystone Construction for their amended proposal in the amount of $124,716.46 plus HST; AND FURTHER THAT Council accepts the recommendation from FAD to purchase the range hood and suppression system from Fast Kitchen Hoods in the amount of $5,450 plus HST. (Carried)

 

7.4.2. FAD Architects, re. proposal for redesign of existing office space

RESOLUTION  2017-074

Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Gray:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan accepts the proposal to prepare a plan and estimate of costs for future workspace needs at the Magnetawan Municipal Office from FAD Architects in the amount of $2,400.00 plus HST. (Carried)

 

7.5. Parks and Maintenance:

7.5.1. Approve Magnetawan Community Centre dishwasher purchase

RESOLUTION  2017-075

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes the purchase of a STERO SD3-2 dishwasher from Trans Canada Store & Restaurant Supplies Ltd. for the Magnetawan Community Centre in the amount of $7,895.00 plus HST. (Carried)

 

7.5.2. Approve streetlight upgrades to LED

RESOLUTION  2017-076

Moved by Councillor Hetherington; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes the upgrade of 16 streetlights in the Municipality to energy efficient LED fixtures, in the approximate amount of $15,000. (Carried)

7.6. Committee and Board Minutes

RESOLUTION  2017-077

Moved by Councillor Gray; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the following Committee and Board minutes: the February 15, 2017 meeting of the Central Almaguin Planning Board; the February 16, 2017 meeting of the South Almaguin Highlands Regional Fire Services Committee. (Carried)

  1. 8. BY-LAWS

8.1. RESOLUTION 2017-078

Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2017-14, being a By-law to amend the Building By-law 2011-21 Fee Schedule. (Carried)

 

8.2. RESOLUTION 2017-079

Moved by Councillor Hetherington; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2017-15, being a By-law to extend the Municipal Regional Fire Training Services Agreement to December 31, 2017. (Carried)

 

8.3. RESOLUTION 2017-080

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2017-16, to confirm the proceedings of Council at the regular meeting of Wednesday, February 22, 2017. (Carried)

 

9. CORRESPONDENCE

9.1. Twila Armstrong, Metroland Media: advertisement for Canada 150

RESOLUTION  2017-081

Moved by Councillor Gray; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the placement of an advertisement with Metroland Media for the Canada 150 Celebration, selecting Package # [left blank] in the amount of $ [left blank]. (Deferred)

Council directed the C-A to obtain more information from Metroland regarding the content of the proposed ad and the benefit to the Municipality.

 

9.2. District of Parry Sound Social Services Board: Member honorariums

 

9.3. Township of McNab/Braeside: resolution re. mandatory septic pumping

Council directed the C-A to bring a support resolution to the next meeting.

 

 

9.4. Township of Lake of Bays: resolution re. Bill 7 changes to property standards

Council directed the C-A to bring a support resolution to the next meeting.

  1. 10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

  1. 11. ADDENDUM

  1. 12. ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FOR PAYMENT APPROVAL

RESOLUTION 2017-082

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves for payment the Accounts Payable and Payroll for the period February 16, 2017 to February 28, 2017 in the amount of $561,005.06. (Carried)

  1. 13. CLOSED SESSION

RESOLUTION 2017-083

Moved by Councillor Hetherington; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan moves to a closed session at 2:00 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 consists of: (d) labour relations or employee negotiations (being to discuss employee performance); and (e) litigation or potential litigation (being to receive correspondence re. litigation against the Municipality). (Carried)

RESOLUTION 2017-084

Moved by Councillor Gray; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan returns to open session at 2:35 P.M. (Carried)

 

  1. 14. QUESTION PERIOD FROM THE PUBLIC

 

  1. 15. NEXT MEETING OF COUNCIL

Regular Meeting: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 1:00 P.M., Magnetawan Community Centre.

 

  1. 16. ADJOURNMENT

RESOLUTION 2017-085

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adjourns this meeting at 2:40 P.M. (Carried)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sam Dunnett, Mayor                                                                          Date

 

 

 

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Andrew Farnsworth, Clerk-Administrator                                                     Date

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