Minutes: August 25, 2015

CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF CALVIN

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY AUGUST 25, 2015

The regular meeting of Council was held this date at the Calvin Community Centre.

Present were: Mayor Brown, Deputy Mayor Pennell, Coun Adams, Coun Edwards, Coun O’Connor, Chris Whalley, Ken Brewitt, Jacob Grove & Lynda Kovacs.

Regrets: 0
Guests:  3

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Brown

PECUNIARY/CONFLICT OF INTEREST – None

PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS – None

2015-137

MINUTES OF ZONING AMENDMENT MEETING

Moved by Coun Adams and seconded by Coun Pennell that the minutes of the Public Zoning Meeting held on Tuesday August 11, 2015 be hereby adopted and signed as circulated.
Carried

2015-138

MINUTES OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

Moved by Coun Adams and seconded by Coun Pennell that the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held on Tuesday August 11, 2015 are hereby adopted and signed as circulated.
Carried

2015-139

BY-LAW NO. 2015-017 TILE DRAINAGE OUTLET

BY-LAW NO 2015-017 received 1st, 2nd and 3rd readings and was finally passed before an open Council. This being a by-law to enter into a tile drainage outlet agreement between the property owner of Lot 5 Con 4 and Lot 5 Con 2 and the Corporation of the Municipality of Calvin.
Carried

2015-140

BY-LAW NO. 2015-018 DOG CONTROL 1 YEAR

BY-LAW NO 2015-018 received 1st, 2nd and 3rd readings and was finally passed before an open Council. This being a by-law to renew an agreement between the North Bay and District Humane Society and the Corporation of the Municipality of Calvin.
Carried

2015-141

PREFFERED OPTION FOR REPLACEMENT OF HACKENBROOK BRIDGE

Moved by Coun Edwards and seconded by Coun Adams that at the regular Council Meeting held on Tuesday July 28, 2015 @7 p.m. our Acting Municipal Engineer, Antoine Boucher, reported to Council on the options and recommendations for the eventual replacement of the Hackenbrook Bridge on Peddlers Dr. for which staff has been preparing to be “shovel ready” if and when infrastructure funding is available through the Federal and/or Provincial Governments,
And Further that Intake 1 of the Ontario Community Infrastructure Funding program approved $25,000 in the 2015 municipal budget to complete the studies, surveys, engineering etc. necessary to bring the Hackenbrook Bridge Replacement project to a shovel ready state,
And Further that Mr. Boucher has presented the eight (8) replacement alternatives to Council in order for them to consider and select a preferred replacement option for the Hackenbrook Bridge.
Now be it therefore resolved that Council prefers the Concrete – Open footed – Two lane structure option.
Carried

2015-142

HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY REVIEW

Moved by Coun Adams and seconded by Coun Edwards that Council hereby approves the annual review of the Comprehensive Health and Safety policy Section A – Special procedures, Section B – Designated Substances and Section C – Emergency Procedures, as presented.
Carried

2015-143

COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULE CHANGE

Moved by Coun Edwards and seconded by Coun Adams that in order to accommodate travel to and from the tour of the Antoine Mountain facility, set up for Council Members on Tuesday September 8/15 @ 6:00 p.m., the regular Council meeting scheduled on that date will begin at 7:30 p.m. instead of 7:00 p.m.

2015-144

APPROVE PROPOSAL TO TERMINATE BoM

Moved by Coun Adams and seconded by Coun Edwards that Council has received, reviewed and hereby approves the Proposal to Terminate the Board of Management for the District of Nipissing, including the Work Engagement Fees dated August 10, 2015, as presented by Sterling Senior Living.
Carried

2015-145

PROPOSED STERLING CONSULTANT FEES

Moved by Coun Edwards and seconded by Coun Adams that Council has received and reviewed the maximum proposed Sterling consultant fees formula as provided by the Mattawa Economic Development Corporation, and hereby provides for Calvin’s portion of the fees, up to the stated maximum of $5,051.27, to be taken from Working Funds Reserves in 2015, with the intention that, should the proposal to terminate the Board of Management for the District of East Nipissing be successful in securing exit for the Cassellholme Board, that these funds shall be reimbursed to the Working Funds Reserve in the next budget year.
Carried

2015-146

DISBURSEMENTS

Moved by Coun Adams and seconded by Coun Edwards that the disbursements dated August 20, 2015 in the amount of $33,387.31 and August 25, 2015 in the amount of $12,457.55 be hereby authorized and passed for payment.
Carried

2015-147

CLOSED PORTION

Moved by Coun Edwards and seconded by Coun Adams that this portion of the meeting be now closed to the public pursuant to the Municipal Act, Section 239 (2)(a) for the purpose of discussion pertaining to security of the property of the municipality.
Carried
 

Council moved to a Closed Portion at 7:57 p.m.

Council returned to the regular open meeting at 8:40 p.m.

2015-148

COUNCIL REPORTS

Moved by Coun Adams and seconded by Coun Edwards that Council Report C2015-013 which adjourns the closed portion of the meeting be hereby approved and adopted as presented.
Carried

2015-149

ADJOURNMENT

Moved by Coun Edwards and seconded by Coun Adams that this regular Meeting of Council now be adjourned at 8:45 p.m.
Carried