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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 January 24, 2018 at 1:00 P.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 and Deputy Clerk (DC), Nicole Fraser.

 

1. CALL TO ORDER

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

2. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA

RESOLUTION  2018-022

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, January 24, 2018.
(Carried)

  1. 3. DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST
    None noted.

4. ADOPTION OF MINUTES

RESOLUTION  2018-023

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the minutes of the special Council meeting of Wednesday, January 10, 2018 and the regular Council meeting of Wednesday, January 10, 2018 (Carried)

5. PUBLIC MEETING PURSUANT TO THE PLANNING ACT

None

 

6. PRESENTATIONS

6.1 Jim Mahoney and Caitlin Deevey: introduction of Ms. Deevey, By-law Enforcement.

Council requested the By-law Officer to make a recommendation as to the time frame that he feels Caitlin will be ready to be appointed as the Municipality’s By-law Enforcement Officer and he will step down. The By-law Enforcement Officer updated Council on concerns about deer feeding in the municipality.

7. REPORTS FROM MUNICIPAL BOARDS, COMMITTEES, AND OFFICIALS

7.1. Building

7.1.1. Building Activity Report to the end of December 2017
RESOLUTION 2018-024

Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan receives the 2017 Building Activity Report as prepared by the Chief Building Official.
(Carried)

7.2. Public Works:

7.2.1. Disposal of John Deere 310C Back Hoe

RESOLUTION 2018-025
Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:
WHEREAS  the Municipality of Magnetawan issued a request for bids for the disposal of a JD 310C Back-hoe, and received bids from: Philip Weddel, in the amount of $5,325.00;Turner Montpetit, in the amount of $4,100.00; M. Brooks, in the amount of $600.00; Danny Snider, in the amount of $1,050.00; and Jason Emlaw, in the amount of $3,110.00.NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan accepts the bid for the JD 310C Back-hoe from Philip Weddel in the amount of $5,325.00.
(Carried)

7.3. Community Development

7.3.1. Merik Szabunio: letter re. artificial ice surface for Magnetawan Lions Pavilion
Council directed the C-A to do further research on the benefits and costs for artificial ice including maintenance.

7.3.2. Burk’s Falls and Area Community Economic Development (BACED) update
RESOLUTION 2018-026
Moved by Councillor Hetherington; Seconded by Councillor Gray:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan accepts the Burk’s Falls and Area Community Economic Development 2018 Regional Work Plan as attached. (Carried)

7.3.3. Magnetawan Family Fun Day, draft event poster

7.3.4. Donation to the Magnetawan Agricultural Society to support Family Fun Day
RESOLTION 2018-027
Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes a donation to the Magnetawan Agricultural Society to support food sales at the Magnetawan Family Fun Day in the amount of $500.00. (Carried)

7.3.5. Magnetawan Waterways Committee meeting minutes and update

7.4. Administration

7.4.1. O.Reg. 588/17: Asset Management and allocation
RESOLUTION 2018-028
Moved by: Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:
WHEREAS  Bill 6 and O.Reg. 588/17 require municipalities to invest significant resources into asset management planning in order to bring asset management plans up to a specific standard by July 2019; AND WHEREAS  the Clerk-Administrator believes that the Magnetawan Asset Management Plan would be most effectively brought up to date using in-house resources and the assistance of Marjorie Robinson; AND WHEREAS  the Clerk-Administrator is unable to allocate the necessary time to perform the updates within the regular work week of 37.5 hours; AND WHEREAS  the 2018 Ontario Community Infrastructure Funding (OCIF) of $50,000 can be allocated in part to municipal staff time devoted to asset management planning NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes the Clerk-Administrator to work and/or delegate extra staff hours as required to make significant progress on the updating of the Magnetawan Asset Management Plan up to a limit of $15,000 in extra wages and benefits in 2018, to be transferred from the OCIF revenue budget line. (Carried)

 

Council directed the C-A to develop an Asset Management work plan to identify the process involved in updating the Asset Management Plan.

7.4.2. Staff attendance at AMCTO annual conference, June 2018
RESOLUTION 2018-029

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Gray:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes the Clerk-Administrator and Deputy Clerk to attend the 2018 Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO) annual conference at Blue Mountain from June 10-13, 2018, in the amount of $740.00 per person plus accommodations and mileage. (Carried)

 

7.5. Committee and Board Minutes
RESOLUTION 2018-030
Moved by Councillor Hetherington; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the following Committee and Board minutes: the December 5, 2017 meeting of the Magnetawan Community Development Committee. (Carried)

Council directed the DC to notify Council of the next regular MCDC meeting. Council also wants to extend a thank-you to the MCDC for all they have done so far and let them know that they are doing a fantastic job.

 

 

 

  1. 8. BY-LAWS

8.1. RESOLUTION 2018-031
Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2018-06, being a By-law to provide for an interim tax levy in 2018.
(Carried)

8.2. RESOLUTION 2018-032
Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2018-07, being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at the regular meeting of December 13, 2017, the special meeting of January 10, 2018 and the regular meeting of January 10, 2018.
(Carried)

  1. 9. CORRESPONDENCE

9.1. Magnetawan Library: meeting minutes, December 12, 2017

9.2. Ontario Good Roads Association: resolution re. Municipality
RESOLUTION 2018-033
Moved by Councillor Gray; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan supports the attached letter and resolution from the Ontario Good Roads Association requesting that the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change take steps to improve the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process; AND FURTHER THAT  this resolution be forwarded to the Hon. Chris Ballard, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and the Ontario Good Roads Association. (Carried)

9.3. Abundant Solar: new FIT project, CON 10 PT LOT 30, Croft

9.4. Parry Sound DSSAB: resolution, re. Income Security Report

9.5. O.P.P.: updates from the Municipal Policing Bureau

9.6. Town of Amherstburg: resolution, re. proposed changes to the cannabis act (Bill C-45)

  1. 10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

10.1. Disposal of Parks Truck #8, 2006 Ford F450
RESOLUTION 2018-034
Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan declares Parks Truck #8, a 2006 Ford F450, to be surplus; AND FURTHER THAT  Council authorizes the Parks and Maintenance Manager to dispose of Truck #8 by way of sealed bids.
(Carried)

 

10.2. Streetlight installation at 16 James Street
RESOLUTION 2018-035
Moved by Councillor Hetherington; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes the Parks and Maintenance Manager to have a streetlight installed near 16 James Street in the Village of Magnetawan.
(Carried)

 

  1. 11. ADDENDUM

  1. 12. ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FOR PAYMENT APPROVAL
    RESOLUTION 2018-036

Moved by Councillor Brunton; 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 January 1 to January 15, 2018

in the amount of  $322,248.88. (Carried)

 

  1. 13. CLOSED SESSION

  2. 14. QUESTION PERIOD FROM THE PUBLIC

  1. 15. NEXT MEETING OF COUNCIL

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 1:00 P.M., Magnetawan Community Centre.

  1. 16. ADJOURNMENT

RESOLUTION 2018-037

Moved by Councillor Hetherington; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adjourns this meeting at 2:30 P.M. (Carried)

 

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Sam Dunnett, Mayor                                                                          Date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Andrew Farnsworth, Clerk-Administrator                                                     Date

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