Minutes: March 25, 2014

CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF CALVIN

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY MAR. 25, 2014

 

The regular meeting of Council was held this date at the Calvin Community Centre. Present were: Deputy Mayor Pennell, Coun Albright, Coun Latimer, Coun O’Connor, Ken Brewitt, Chris Whalley & Lynda Kovacs.

Regrets: Mayor Brown            Guests:  1

 

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

 

DELEGATIONS:                        1)  Judy Kleinhuis, Grant Thornton LLP – Municipal Auditor

                                     Presentation of 2013 DRAFT Financial Statements and Audit Results

                                     2)  Written Submission from Anita Fortin on Behalf of the Multipurpose                                         Complex Committee (Mattawa) – Requesting Support for Initiative to                                            Create a  Pool & Spa Design Centre

 

PECUNIARY/CONFLICT OF INTEREST: None

 

2014-041         MINUTES OF COUNCIL MEETING

Moved by Coun O’Connor and seconded by Coun Albright that the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held on Tuesday March 11, 2014 are hereby adopted and signed as circulated.

Carried

 

2014-042         APPROVAL OF 2013 CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Moved by Coun Albright and seconded by Coun O’Connor that Council hereby confirms that the 2013 Consolidated Financial Statements of the Corporation be hereby approved as presented by the Municipal Auditor.

Carried

 

2014-043         APPROVAL FOR ACCEPTANCE OF TAX PAYMENTS BY CREDIT CARDS USING EPAY

Moved by Coun O’Connor and seconded by Coun Albright that Council has received and reviewed the information provided by the Clerk regarding the ePay option for Property Tax payments through USTI Canada; which can be securely set up on our municipal website, for the benefit of property tax payers who wish to pay their taxes via credit card or through PayPal,

And Further, that there have been several requests to the municipal office to pay by credit card and Council acknowledges that this secure option will offer that convenience for those who choose to use it.

Now Therefore be it Resolved that Council hereby approves of entering into an agreement with USTI Canada to implement ePay for the Municipality of Calvin

Carried

 

2014-044         BY-LAW NO 2014-004

BY-LAW NO 2014-004 received 1st, 2nd and 3rd readings and was finally passed before an open Council. This being a by-law to enter into an agreement between the Corporation of the Municipality of Calvin and the Corporation of the Municipality of East Ferris for enforcement of the Building Code Act.. 

Carried

 

2014-045         BY-LAW NO 2014-006

BY-LAW NO 2014-006 received 1st, 2nd and 3rd readings and was finally passed before an open Council. This being a by-law to enter into an agreement between the Corporation of the Municipality of Calvin and Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park.    

Carried

 

2014-046         BY-LAW NO 2014-007

BY-LAW NO 2014-007 received 1st, 2nd and 3rd readings and was finally passed before an open Council. This being a by-law to enter into an agreement between the Corporation of the Municipality of Calvin and the Canadian Ecology Centre (Landfill).      

Carried

 

2014-047         BY-LAW NO 2014-008

BY-LAW NO 2014-008 received 1st, 2nd and 3rd readings and was finally passed before an open Council. This being a by-law to enter into an agreement between the Corporation of the Municipality of Calvin and the Canadian Ecology Centre (Fire).

Carried

 

2014-048         BY-LAW NO 2014-009

BY-LAW NO 2014-009 received 1st, 2nd and 3rd readings and was finally passed before an open Council. This being a by-law to enter into an agreement between the Corporation of the Municipality of Calvin and North Bay Regional Health Centre (Call Taking and Alerting Services).   

Carried

 

2014-049         APPROVAL OF 6 MONTH CONTRACT FOR GENERAL LABOURER, B. MAYHEW

Moved by Coun O’Connor and seconded by Coun Latimer that the Letter of Contract Agreement for six (6) months General Labourer/Facilities Custodian – Brandon Mayhew, be hereby acknowledged, approved and signed by all parties as presented.

Carried

 

2014-050         DISBURSEMENTS

Moved by Coun O’Connor and seconded by Coun Albright

That the disbursements dated March 20, 2014 in the amount of $13,048.09 and March 25, 2014 in the amount of $17,971.91 be hereby authorized and passed for payment.

Carried

 

2014-051         ADJOURNMENT

Moved by Coun Albright and seconded by Coun Latimer that this regular Council meeting now be adjourned at 8:35 p.m.

Carried