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.
- CALL TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order at 9:00 A.M.
- ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA
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)
- DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST
- 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.
- QUESTION PERIOD FROM THE PUBLIC
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)