July 18, 2016 Council Minutes

Council of the Corporation of

The Township of Billings

Regular Meeting

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.

Carried

 

2016-193  Parker – Imrie

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the agenda for the July 18, 2016 regular meeting of Council be accepted as amended.

Carried

 

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.

Carried

 

2016-195  Imrie – Parker

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council accepts the minutes of the July 12, 2016 Committee of the Whole meeting as presented.

Carried

 

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

4elements                                                        $3400

Manitoulin Navy League                              $ 300

Manitoulin Special Olympics                       $ 300

 

Carried

 

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.

Carried

 

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

Carried

 

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.

Carried

 

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.

Carried

 

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.

Carried

 

 

 

 

___________________________                    _______________________

Austin Hunt, Mayor                                                        Kathy McDonald, Clerk Treasurer/CAO

 

07/19/16:km

 

 

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

 

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