Meeting Minutes August 2, 2016

Council of the Corporation of

The Township of Billings

Regular Meeting

August 2, 2016

 

Present:  Mayor Austin Hunt, Councillors Sharon Alkenbrack, Barb Erskine, Tom Imrie

Staff:  Kathy McDonald, Clerk Treasurer/CAO, Rick Rusk, Public Works Superintendent

Media:  Tom Sasvari and Sharon Jackson

Members of the General Public

 

Regrets:  Councillor Brian Parker

 

2016-202  Imrie – Alkenbrack

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

Carried

 

2016-203 Imrie – Alkenbrack

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the agenda for the August 2, 2016 regular meeting of Council be accepted as amended.

Carried

 

The Agenda was amended as follows; Item New Business c) Museum Funding Application was moved to item a) and renamed Funding Application. Moved from Information f) to New Business d) was Correspondence from Quinte West.

 

 

 

2016-204  Alkenbrack – Imrie

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council accepts the minutes of the July 18, 2016 regular meeting as presented.

Carried

 

Councillor Erskine reported on the upcoming Community Pot Luck and the September 10, 2016 Bark in the Park.

Councillor Alkenbrack reported on the July 7, 2016 Economic Development Committee meeting.

 

2016-205  Imrie – Alkenbrack

BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2016-29, being a By-Law to dissolve the lease agreement with the Recreation Committee and set criteria for supervising the Gym at 91 Main Street be given first, second, third reading and enacted.

Carried

 

2016-206  Imrie – Alkenbrack

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council approves the Township of Billings, Recreation Committee, the Museum Board and 4elements to submit a joint application to the Ontario 150 Community Celebration Program to obtain funding for projects approved by Council.

Carried

 

2016-207 Imrie – Alkenbrack

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council acknowledges receipt of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Report, Inspection No. 1-CN65B, for the June 14, 2016 inspection of the Kagawong Drinking Water System.

Carried

 

2016-208  Imrie – Erskine

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Billings Township will pay the registration for the Clerk Treasurer/CAO to take the Fred Dean Webinars 3.0 and 4.0, for the cost of $190.97 and $224.87 respectively.

Carried

 

2016-209 Imrie – Alkenbrack

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council endorses the motion regarding taxation of campgrounds of the City of Quinte West and requests the Clerk Treasurer advise Quinte West Accordingly.

Carried

 

2016-210  Alkenbrack – Imrie

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council authorizes the following accounts for payment:

General Accounts             $42,960.71

and that the Mayor and Treasurer be authorized to sign cheques number 3932 to 3963 as described in the attached register.

Carried

 

2016-211  Erskine – Imrie

BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2016-31, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council be given first, second, third reading and enacted.

Carried

2016-212  Imrie – Erskine

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adjourns from this regular meeting until our next regular meeting of September 6, 2016, or Call of the Chair.

Carried

 

 

 

 

_____________________                               _____________________________

Austin Hunt, Mayor                                                     Kathy McDonald, Clerk Treasurer/CAO

 

08/03/16:km

 

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

 

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