Minutes: March 10, 2015

CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF CALVIN
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY MARCH 10, 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:  7
 
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Mayor Brown
 
DELEGATIONS:                                                None   
 
PECUNIARY/CONFLICT OF INTEREST:             None
 
2015-044         MINUTES OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
Moved by Coun Edwards and seconded by Coun Pennell that the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held on Tuesday February 24, 2015 are hereby adopted and signed as circulated.
Carried
 
2015-045         MINUTES OF CRC MEETINGS
Moved by Coun Pennell and seconded by Coun Edwards that the minutes if the Calvin Recreation meetings of Monday January 5, 2015 and Monday February 2, 2015 be hereby approved and adopted as presented.
Carried
 
2015-046         WINTER MAINTENANCE ON SEASONAL ROADS
Moved by Coun Pennell and seconded by Coun Edwards that
WHEREAS Council has received a request to perform winter road maintenance on an identified seasonally maintained road;
AND WHEREAS the municipality is the local road authority over the roads under its jurisdiction;
AND WHEREAS seasonally maintained roads are indicated within the municipality by signs stating “No Winter Maintenance Beyond This Point” clearly identifying that these roads are built to seasonal standards only and will not be maintained in winter months;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT there will be no winter maintenance done on seasonally maintained roads with the exception of maintenance necessary to retain the integrity of the seasonal road;
AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the road superintendent be hereby authorized to perform the maintenance required, at his discretion, to ensure the integrity of the seasonal roads within the municipality.
RECORDED VOTE REQUESTED BY COUN O’CONNOR
Coun Adams                YEA
Mayor Brown               YEA
Coun Edwards             YEA
Coun O’Connor            YEA
Coun Pennell               YEA
Carried
 
 
2015-047         SUPPORT FOR MBEDC RESOLUTION RE: INNERGEX WIND TURBINE PROJECT
Moved by Coun Pennell and seconded by Coun Edwards that
WHEREAS the Municipality of Calvin is a member of the Mattawa Bonfield Economic Development Corporation (MBEDC), made up of five local municipalities working together for the betterment of the communities in our area;
AND WHEREAS Innergex is proposing a 150 megawatt industrial wind turbine project, the Innergex ‘Nodinosi’ Project, in Olrig and Mattawan Townships in the District of Nipissing;
AND WHEREAS the Council of the Municipality of Calvin fully agrees with the position of the MBEDC Board regarding the Innergex ‘Nodinosi’ Project;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Municipality of Calvin fully supports the position of the MBEDC Board as clearly stated in the MBEDC Resolution No. 2015-14 passed on February 25, 2015.
Carried
 
2015-048         APPOINTMENT TO CALVIN RECREATION COMMITTEE (WAYNE WHITTEN)
Moved by Coun Edwards and seconded by Coun Pennell that Whereas Council has received and considered the recommendation made by the Calvin Recreation Committee for appointment of an additional voting public member for the current Term of Council;
Therefore Be It Now Resolved that Council shall hereby appoint Wayne Whitten as a voting public member to the Calvin Recreation Committee; to hold office until his successor has been appointed, provided that all members shall hold office during the pleasure of the Council of the Corporation.
Carried
 
2015-049         CALVIN RECREATION COMMITTEE FACEBOOK PRESENCE
Moved by Coun Edwards and seconded by Coun Pennell that Council has reviewed the Calvin Recreation Committee’s (CRC) proposed Facebook presence which is intended to keep the community informed about CRC events and hereby authorizes the CRC to launch the Facebook page.
Carried
 
2015-050         CALVIN RECREATION COMMITTEE NECO LIC FUNDING APPLICATION
Moved by Coun Pennell and seconded by Coun Edwards that Council has been informed and understands that the Calvin Recreation Committee requests Council approval to complete an application for funding for their community programs to submit for Council approval on March 24, 2015;
Now Therefore Be it Resolved that Council hereby authorizes the Calvin Recreation Committee, as a Committee of Council, to complete an application for funding from the NECO Community Futures Development Corporation Local initiatives Contribution (LIC) Fund on behalf of the Municipality, with final approval of the application to be considered on March 24, 2015.
Carried
 
2015-051         EXEMPTION UNDER SECTION 13.5 OF PROCEDURAL BY-LAW
Moved by Coun Edwards and seconded by Coun Pennell that Council hereby authorizes by 2/3 agreement, that Section 13.5 of the Procedural By-law No. 2008-008 be hereby applied to dispense with the requirement for Notice of Motion in order to immediately consider a Motion regarding possible purchase of a new Pumper Tanker Truck for the Calvin Fire Department.
Carried
 
2015-052         AUTHORIZATION FOR NEW PUMPER TANKER FIRE TRUCK
Moved by Coun Pennell and seconded by Coun Edwards that Council hereby authorizes the Fire Chief to purchase the Pumper Tanker from Fort Garry Fire Trucks Limited of Winnipeg pending inspection and viewing by the Fire Chief and Council or council’s designate/s, and pending notice form the Clerk-Treasurer that loan approval from Infrastructure Ontario can be secured for this capital purchase.
Carried
 
 
2015-053         DISBURSEMENTS
Moved by Coun Pennell and seconded by Coun Edwards that the disbursements dated March 5, 2015 in the amount of $38,320.51 and March 10, 2015 in the amount of $11,314.49 be hereby authorized and passed for payment.
Carried
 
2015-054         ADJOURNMENT
Moved by Coun Edwards and seconded by Coun Pennell that this regular meeting of Council be now adjourned at 8:50 p.m.
Carried