Minutes: July 28, 2015

CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF CALVIN
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY JULY 28, 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, Ken Brewitt, Chris Whalley & Lynda Kovacs.
Regrets: None
Guests:  5
 
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Brown
 
PECUNIARY/CONFLICT OF INTEREST              None
 
PETITIONS AND DELEGATIONS                      
Antoine Bucher; Municipal Engineer – Updated Council on the pre-work undertaken, and yet to
be undertaken, to prepare for eventual replacement, or major rehabilitation, of the
Hackenbrook Bridge on Peddlers Dr. Four (4) alternatives were presented for replacement, to
be considered by Council again on August 25/15. Further discussion took place regarding Intake
2 of the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund which was just announced today and the
deadline for Expressions of Interest in applying for funding under this program of September
11, 2015. A legal survey of the bridge area and Geo Tech inspection to evaluate the streambed
will need to be done next. Once a decision is reached on preferred alternative for replacement,
or major rehabilitation, the Tender documents can be readied and Environmental Assessment
completed in order to be “shovel ready” with this project should infrastructure funding be
secured.
 
2015-124         MINUTES OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
Moved by Coun O’Connor and seconded by Coun Pennell that the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held on Tuesday July 14, 2015 are hereby adopted and signed as circulated.
Carried
 
2015-125         DONATION TO CALVIN RECREATION COMMITTEER FOR FALL FAIR
Moved by Coun Pennell and seconded by Coun O’Connor that the Calvin Recreation Committee has requested an additional $250 for their Fall Fair expenses and Council hereby approves that $250 shall be donated toward the cost of the Fall Fair and will be taken from the 2015 Donations account 1-5-0101-119 as approved by the 2015 budget.
Carried
 
2015-126         DR. RECRUITMENT COMMITTEE
Moved by Coun Edwards and seconded by Coun Adams that staff member Ken Brewitt was selected by Council to represent Calvin on the local Physician Recruitment Committee in September 2009; and further,
That Ken has recently suggested that a Member of Council might be a better choice for representation on this committee going forward,
Now therefore Council hereby approves that Ken Brewitt will step down from the Physician Recruitment Committee and that Deputy Mayor Ian Pennell will represent the Municipality of Calvin on the Physician Recruitment Committee as of this date.
Carried.
 
 
2015-127         ONTARIO COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE FUND (OCIF) INTAKE 2
Moved by Coun Adams and seconded by Coun Edwards that Council hereby authorizes staff to complete an Expression of Interest (EOI), as required for the Application Based Component of Intake 2 of the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF), for the “Replacement of the Hackenbrook Bridge on Peddlers Dr.”, and to submit the completed EOI by the September 11, 2015 @ 5:00 p.m. deadline to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.
Carried
 
2015-128         DISBURSEMENTS
Moved by Coun Edwards and seconded by Coun Adams that the disbursements dated July 22, 2015 in the amount of $9,034.52 and July 28, 2015 in the amount of $118,843.63 be hereby authorized and passed for payment.
Carried
 
2015-129         ADJOURNMENT
Moved by Coun Adams and seconded by Coun Edwards that this regular Meeting of Council now be adjourned at 8:10 p.m.
Carried