Council of the Corporation of
The Township of Billings
July 18, 2016
PRESENT: Mayor Austin Hunt, Councillors Barb Erskine, Tom Imrie and Brian Parker
Staff: Kathy McDonald, Clerk Treasurer/CAO and Rick Rusk, Public Works Superintendent
Media: Tom Sasvari
Members of the General Public
Regrets: Councillor Sharon Alkenbrack
2016-192 Imrie to Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT this regular meeting of Council be opened with a quorum present at 7:30 p.m. with Mayor Hunt presiding.
2016-193 Parker – Imrie
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the agenda for the July 18, 2016 regular meeting of Council be accepted as amended.
Item Under Old Business 7.c) Dissolve Lease with Recreation Committee was removed from the agenda.
2016-194 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council accepts the minutes of the July 5, 2015 regular meeting as presented.
2016-195 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council accepts the minutes of the July 12, 2016 Committee of the Whole meeting as presented.
Councillor Erskine reported on the Summerfest activities that were held last weekend.
Councillor Erskine reported that the Community Pot Luck is being held on August 3, 2016.
2016-196 Imrie – Erskine
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Township makes the following donations:
Manitoulin Streams $1000
United Fish and Game Club $1000
Manitoulin Student Aid $ 300
Gore Bay- Manitoulin Airport $ 500
Manitoulin Navy League $ 300
Manitoulin Special Olympics $ 300
2016-197 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council appoints Barbara Erskine as the Council representative to the 4elements Canada 150 Committee, with Tom Imrie as the alternate.
2016-198 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council agrees to pay expenses for Barbara Erskine to attend the Green Button Policy workshop in Sudbury on July 19, 2016
2016-199 Erskine – Imrie
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council authorizes the following accounts for approval:
General Accounts $168,381.87
And that the Mayor and Treasurer be authorized to sign cheques number 3895 to 3931 as described in the attached register.
2016-200 Parker – Imrie
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2016-30, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council be given first, second and third reading and enacted.
2016-201 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adjourns from this regular meeting of Council at 7:50 p.m. until our next regular meeting of August 2, 2016, or Call of the Chair.
Austin Hunt, Mayor Kathy McDonald, Clerk Treasurer/CAO
These minutes are prepared but are not considered official until approved by Council at a subsequent meeting.