January 12, 2016 Minutes Committee of the Whole

Council of the Corporation
Of the Township of Billings
Committee of the Whole Meeting
January 12, 2016

PRESENT: Mayor Austin Hunt, Councillors Barb Erskine, Tom Imrie and Brian Parker
Regrets: Sharon Alkenbrack
Staff: Kathy McDonald, Clerk Treasurer/CAO and Rick Rusk, Public Works Superintendent
Media: Tom Sasvari, Sharon Jackson
Members of the General Public

Erskine – Imrie
BE IT RESOLVED THAT this Committee of the Whole meeting be opened with a quorum present at 7:30 p.m. with Mayor Austin Hunt presiding.
Carried

Imrie - Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the agenda for the January 12, 2016 Committee of the Whole meeting be accepted.
Carried

Discussion regarding the mould issue at the Fire Hall. To be added to the next regular meeting agenda.
Discussion regarding the letter from Mike Coomes regarding the township purchasing downtown properties. Currently the township is not interested in purchasing any properties.
Discussion regarding brochures. This is to be added to the next regular agenda for further discussion.
156 Main Street. The Clerk was directed to go ahead and advertise the space and to draft a list of criteria that the township is looking for in a retail tenant.

Imrie - Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council go in camera under Section 239 (2) (e) litigation at 8:15 p.m.
Carried

Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adjourn from this in camera session t 8:50 p.m.
Carried

During the in camera discussion an issue regarding litigation was discussed.

Parker – Erskine
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adjourn from this Committee of the Whole meeting at 8:51 p.m.
Carried

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Austin Hunt, Mayor                                              Kathy McDonald, Clerk Treasurer/CAO

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These minutes have been prepared but are not considered official until approved by Council at a subsequent meeting.

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