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COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

April 11, 2018

 

The regular meeting of the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Magnetawan was held at the Magnetawan Community Centre on Wednesday, April 11, 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; Deputy Clerk (DC), Nicole Fraser, Fire Chief (FC) Dean Butticci; and Public Works Superintendent (PWS), Bruce Hill.

 

1. CALL TO ORDER

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

 

2. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA

RESOLUTION  2018-122

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, April 11, 2018.
(Carried)

  1. 3. DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

None disclosed.

4. ADOPTION OF MINUTES

RESOLUTION  2018-123

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the minutes of the regular Council meeting of Wednesday, March 28, 2018.
(Carried)

5. PUBLIC MEETING PURSUANT TO THE PLANNING ACT

 

  1. 6. PRESENTATIONS
    The PWS presented information on a crosswalk that will be installed at the Post Office to students from Magnetawan Central School. The crosswalk will be in place by the time the kids go back to school in the fall. Council had directed staff to investigate options for a crosswalk after students made a presentation at a Council meeting in 2017 asking for a safe crossing area when walking to school.

7. REPORTS FROM MUNICIPAL BOARDS, COMMITTEES, AND OFFICIALS

7.1. Public Works:

7.1.1. Awarding of Granular ‘A’ tender
RESOLUTION 2018-124
Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Gray:
WHEREAS  the Municipality of Magnetawan issued a tender for the purchase of 9,000 metric tonnes of granular ‘A’ quarried gravel, and received bids, inclusive of HST, from: Carr Aggregates, in the amount of $148,706.39; Clouthier Construction, in the amount of $189,389.13; Fowler Construction, in the amount of $155,507.00; and Weeks Construction, in the amount of $180,036.23; NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan awards the tender for granular ‘A’ gravel to Carr Aggregates in the amount of $148,706.39, inclusive of HST.
(Carried)

 

The PWS left the meeting.

 

7.2. Administration:

7.2.1. Awarding of Waste and Recycling Bins request for quotes

RESOLUTION 2018-125

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:

WHEREAS the Municipality of Magnetawan issued a request for quotation for the purchase of three stream Community Waste & Recycling Bins, and received quotations (HST and shipping included) from: Busch Systems Inc., Super Sorters Unit, in the amount of $8,666.65; Busch Systems Inc., Uptown Triple Stream Unit, in the amount of $11,339.78; Busch Systems Inc., Toronto Triple Stream Unit, in the amount of $9,637.88; and Global Industrial, Uptown Triple Stream Unit, in the amount of $12,793.31. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT  he Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan accepts the quotation for the ten (10) triple stream community waste & recycling bins from Busch Systems Inc., for the Uptown Triple Stream Unit, in the amount of $11,339.78 inclusive of HST and shipping. AND FURTHER THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes the Clerk-Administrator to negotiate with the successful bidder to outfit the bins with appropriate decals, not to exceed the budgeted amount of $15,000.00.

(Carried)

 

7.2.2. Application to purchase original road allowance, 72 Highway 510
RESOLUTION 2018-126
Moved by Councillor Hetherington; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:

WHEREAS  Greg and Alison Marshall-Young, the owners of lands at Con B Part Lot 97 RP 42R13389 Part 3, in the Municipality of Magnetawan, and municipally known as 72 Highway 510, hereinafter referred to as “the Lands”, has indicated a desire to purchase Original Road Allowance to the east of their lands in order to obtain legal access to Provincial Highway 510; NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves in principle the sale of Original Road Allowance to the owners of the Lands with the following provisions: THAT the application fee shall be set at $500.00; THAT the deposit fee shall be set at $2,500.00; THAT the applicants shall follow the Magnetawan Procedures for Road Closing Applications. (Carried)

 

7.2.3. Discussion on the regulation of special events, e.g., Town of Erin by-law

Council directed the C-A to bring a special events permit back for the next regular meeting to discuss changes.

 

7.2.4. Attendance at FONOM/MMA Conference
RESOLUTION 2018-127
Moved by Councillor Gray; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes Councillors Jack Crossman, Charlie Gray and John Hetherington to attend the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities / Ministry of Municipal Affairs Northeastern Ontario Municipal Conference in Parry Sound from May 9-11, 2018 at a cost of $375.00 plus HST and disbursements per attendee.
(Carried)

7.3. Committee and Board Minutes
RESOLUTION 2018-128
Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman
:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the following Committee and Board minutes: the March 7, 2018 meeting of the Magnetawan Community Development Committee and the March 21, 2018 meeting of the Central Almaguin Planning Board. (Carried)

  1. 8. BY-LAWS

8.1. RESOLUTION 2018-129
Moved by Councillor Gray; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2018-20, being a By-law to establish and regulate a Fire Department.
(Carried)


Council directed the FC to bring a report on training for naloxone for the May council meeting, outlining who can train volunteers and how much training will cost for training as well as any other equipment-related costs. Council directed the FC to ensure that a copy of the RFP for the purchase of a fire truck is ready for the next regular meeting of Council.

8.2. RESOLUTION 2018-130
Moved by Councillor Hetherington; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2018-21, being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at the regular meeting of March 28, 2018. (Carried)

  1. 9. CORRESPONDENCE

9.1. Almaguin Highlands Health Centre: update to OTN funding

9.2. Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities: comments on 2018 Ontario budget

9.3. Nipissing-Near North District NTS Drama Festival

9.4. Parry Sound DSSAB: notification of member honorariums

9.5. Parry Sound CB&DC: appreciation for contribution

  1. 10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

  1. 11. ADDENDUM

  1. 12. ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FOR PAYMENT APPROVAL
    RESOLUTION 2018-131

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 March 16 to March 31, 2018 in the amount of  $141,160.33. (Carried)

  1. 13. CLOSED SESSION

  2. 14. QUESTION PERIOD FROM THE PUBLIC

  1. 15. NEXT MEETING OF COUNCIL

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 2:00 P.M., Magnetawan Community Centre.

  1. 16. ADJOURNMENT

RESOLUTION 2018-132

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adjourns this meeting at 2:00P.M. (Carried)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sam Dunnett, Mayor                                                                          Date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Andrew Farnsworth, Clerk-Administrator                                                     Date

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