Minutes: January 13, 2015

CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF CALVIN
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
TUESDAY JANUARY 13, 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 & Lynda Kovacs.
Regrets: None
Guests:  5
 
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Brown
 
DELEGATIONS:                                             Kevin Grant, Stewarts Rd.
 
PECUNIARY/CONFLICT OF INTEREST:             None
 
2015-001         MINUTES OF INAUGURAL COUNCIL MEETING
Moved by Coun Adams and seconded by Coun Pennell that the minutes of the inaugural meeting of Council held on Tuesday Dec. 9, 2014 are hereby adopted and signed as circulated.
Carried
 
2015-002         MINUTES OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
Moved by Coun Pennell and seconded by Coun Adams that the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held on Tuesday Dec. 9, 2014 are hereby adopted and signed as circulated.
Carried
 
2015-003         MINUTES OF CALVIN RECREATION COMMITTEE MEETING
Moved by Coun O’Connor and seconded by Coun Edwards that the minutes of the Calvin Recreation Committee Meetings of Tuesday November 4, 2014 and Monday December 8, 2014 be hereby approved and adopted as presented.
Carried
 
2015-004         CRC APPOINTMENT OF VOTING PUBLIC MEMBERS
Moved by Coun Adams and seconded by Coun Pennell
Whereas Council has received and considered the recommendations made by the Calvin Recreation Committee for appointment of voting public members for the current Term of Council,
Therefore Be it Now Resolved that Council shall hereby appoint the following as voting public members to the Calvin Recreation Committee:
 
Sandy Cross
Trista Patterson
Janet Russell
Colleen Maxwell
Greg O’Connor
 
To hold office until their successors have been appointed, provided that all members shall hold office during the pleasure of the Council of the Corporation.
Carried
 
2015-005         APPOINTMENT SUPPORT FOR HEALTH UNIT
Moved by Coun O’Connor and seconded by Coun Edwards
Whereas the Nipissing District/Eastern Sector appointee to the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit is to be appointed, as per the agreed upon rotation system, by the Township of Chisholm for this 2014 – 2018 Term of Council, and;
Whereas the Township of Chisholm has appointed Councillor Chris Jull as the Board of Health appointee to represent the Townships of Bonfield, Chisholm and Papineau-Cameron and the Municipalities of Calvin, East Ferris and Mattawa;
Now Therefore Be It Hereby Resolved that the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Calvin full supports the appointment as made by the Council of the Township of Chisholm.
Carried
 
2015-006         APPOINTMENT SUPPORT FOR SOCIAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION BOARD
Moved by Coun Edwards and seconded by Coun O’Connor
Whereas the Council of the Township of Chisholm has appointed Mayor Leo Jobin to represent the Townships of Bonfield, Chisholm and Papineau-Cameron, the Municipalities of Calvin and Mattawan, and the Town of Mattawa on the District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board for the 2015 – 2018 term;
Now Therefore Be It Hereby Resolved that the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Calvin fully supports the appointment as made by the Council of the Township of Chisholm.
Carried
 
2015-007         APPOINTMENT SUPPORT FOR CASSELLHOLME BOARD
Moved by Coun O’Connor and seconded by Coun Edwards
Whereas the Council of the Town of Mattawa has appointed Mayor Dean Backer to represent the Townships of Papineau-Cameron and South Algonquin, the Municipalities of Calvin and Mattawan, and the Town of Mattawa on the Cassellholme Board of Directors for the term of Council;
Now Therefore Be It Hereby Resolved that the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Calvin fully supports the appointment as made by the Town of Mattawa.
Carried
 
2015-008         BY-LAW NO 2015-001
BY-LAW NO 2015-001 received 1st, 2nd and 3rd readings and was finally passed before an open Council. This being a by-law to authorize the borrowing of funds if required to meet expenditures until taxes are collected for the 2015 fiscal year.
Carried
 
2015-009         APPROVAL OF COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY SECTIONS 1-5
Moved by Coun Edwards and seconded by Coun O’Connor that Council has reviewed and hereby approves the annual review of the Comprehensive Health and Safety Policy Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 and notes that Policy Sections 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and Sections A, B, C, D and E will also be reviewed by management and brought forth for Council approval over the next few meetings of Council.
Carried
 
2015-010         NON-RENEWAL OF MEMBERSHIP WITH NORTH BAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Moved by Coun Pennell and seconded by Coun Adams that the municipality has received an invoice from the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce for 2015 membership in the amount of $288.32 including HST if paid by January 31, 2015 and that Council hereby advises the Clerk-Treasurer that the membership will not be renewed.
Carried
 
2015-011         NON-RENEWAL OF MEMBERSHIP WITH FED. OF CANADIAN MUNICIPALITIES
Moved by Coun Adams and seconded by Coun Pennell that the municipality has received an invitation and an invoice from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for annual membership in the amount of $179.35 including HST and that Council hereby advises the Clerk-Treasurer that the invitation will not be accepted.
Carried
 
2015-012         DISBURSEMENTS
Moved by Coun Pennell and seconded by Coun Adams that the disbursements dated Jan. 8, 2015 in the amount of $22,573.72 and Jan. 13, 2015 in the amount of $4,498.53 be hereby authorized and passed for payment.
Carried
 
2015-013         CLOSED PORTION
Moved by Coun Adams and seconded by Coun Pennell that this portion of the meeting be now closed to the public pursuant to the Municipal Act, Section 239 (2)(b) for the purpose of discussion and Directives to Staff pertaining to personal matters about an identifiable individual, including Municipal or Local Board employees.
Carried
 
Council Moved to Closed Portion at 8:48 pm.
 
Council Returned to the Open Meeting at 9:22 pm.
 
2015-014         ADOPT COUNCIL REPORTS
Moved by Coun O’Connor and seconded by Coun Edwards
That Council Reports
·         C2015-01 which adopts minutes of the closed portion of the meeting of September 9, 2014 and,
·         C2015-02 which gives directives to staff further to discussion concerning issues of property owner on Peddlers Dr. and
·         C2015-03 which adjourns the closed portion of the meeting
Be hereby approved and adopted as presented.
Carried
 
2015-015         ADJOURNMENT
Moved by Coun Edwards and seconded by Coun O’Connor that this regular Meeting of Council now be adjourned at 9:35 p.m.
Carried