SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES October 11, 2017

The special meeting of the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Magnetawan was held at the Magnetawan Community Centre on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 9:00 A.M.

 

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

 

Staff in attendance: Clerk-Administrator (C-A), Andrew Farnsworth; Deputy Clerk (DC), Nicole Fraser; Chief Building Official (CBO), Brian Horsman; Building Inspector (BI), Matthew Clouthier.

 

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 9:00 A.M.

 

  1. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA

RESOLUTION  2017-285

Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the agenda for this special Council meeting of Wednesday, October 11, 2017. (Carried)

 

 

  1. DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST
    None

 

 

  1. DISCUSSION OF BUILDERS’ CONCERNS Re. ZONING BY-LAW

Jim Dyment and Jamie Robinson from MHBC Planning and builders from Magnetawan attended Council to discuss concerns from the building community regarding the Magnetawan Zoning By-Law. Specifically, the group discussed: increasing the maximum building height; changing the wording on the setback to septic beds from the water; changing the wording of the legal non-conforming chart to make it more clear; permitting shipping containers; and permitting trailers.

 

Council directed the Planners to draw up a proposed set of changes and to work with the C-A to schedule an open house to discuss the proposed changes.

 

  1. QUESTION PERIOD FROM THE PUBLIC

 

  1. ADJOURNMENT

RESOLUTION 2017-286

Moved by Councillor Hetherington; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adjourns this meeting at

11:05 P.M. (Carried)