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August 6, 2013 Meeting Minutes

PRESENT: Mayor Austin Hunt, Councillors Sandi Hurcomb, Tom Imrie, Gerry Mack and Brian Parker
Staff: Kathy McDonald, Clerk Treasurer and Rick Rusk, Public Works Superintendent
Media: Tom Sasvari and Sharon Jackson
Delegations: Mary Nelder, LAMBAC and Tom Imrie and John Foster for the Waterfront Improvement Project
Members of the Waterfront Improvement Committee
Members of the General Public

[well size=”well-normal”]2013-231 Parker – Imrie

BE IT RESOLVED THAT this regular meeting of Council be opened with a quorum of members present at 7:30 p.m. with Mayor Hunt presiding in the Chair.

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[well size=”well-normal”]2013-232 Parker – Imrie

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council accepts the minutes of the July 15, 2013 Planning Board Public Meeting as presented.

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[well size=”well-normal”]2013-233 Imrie – Parker

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council accepts the minutes of the July 15, 2013 regular meeting as presented.

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Mary Nelder from Lambac made a presentation to Council regarding the Cultural Planning Project.

Tom Imrie and John Foster made a presentation to Council regarding the Billings Waterfront Improvement Project.

[well size=”well-normal”]2013-234 Mack – Parker

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council approves is principle “The Billings Waterfronts Improvement Project”.

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Councillor Imrie reported on the hiring of a new POA Prosecutor.

Councillor Mack reported on the Recreation Committee.

Councillor Mack reported on the Park Centre Committee.

[well size=”well-normal”]2013-235 Mack – Imrie

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council accepts with regret, the resignation of Mr. Steve Suite from the Recreation Committee and thanks him for his years of service to the Township.

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[well size=”well-normal”]2013-236 Imrie – Parker

BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2013-35, being an Open Air Burning By-Law prescribing the Control of Fires in the Municipality including requirements for permits and precautions to be given third reading and enacted.

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[well size=”well-normal”]2013-237 Parker – Imrie

BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2013-36 being a By-Law to restrict the location and use of Travel Trailers outside of Tent and Trailer Parks be given third reading and enacted.

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[well size=”well-normal”]2013-238 Imrie – Parker

BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2013-39, being a By-Law to accept funding for an Intern Position be given first, second, third reading and enacted.

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[well size=”well-normal”]2013-239 Hurcomb – Mack

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council accepts, with regret, the resignation of Stan Gordon from the Cemetery Board.

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[well size=”well-normal”]2013-240 Mack – Hurcomb

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council accepts the Minutes of Settlement for the following properties: 51 21 000 004 109 00, 51 21 000 004 116 01.

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[well size=”well-normal”]2013-241 Hurcomb – Mack

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council authorizes the following accounts for payment: General Accounts – $103,088.90

And that the Mayor and Treasurer be authorized to sign cheques number 1398 to 1447 as described in the attached register.

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[well size=”well-normal”]2013-242 Mack – Hurcomb

BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2013-40, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council be given first, second, third reading and enacted.

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[well size=”well-normal”]2013-243 Hurcomb – Mack

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adjourns from this regular meeting of Council at 9:05 until our next regular meeting of August 19, 2103 or Call of the Chair.

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