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November 18, 2013 Meeting Minutes

PRESENT: Mayor Austin Hunt, Councillors Tom Imrie and Gerry Mack.
Staff: Kathy McDonald, Clerk Treasurer and Rick Rusk, Public Works Superintendent.
Media: Tom Sasvari
Members of the General Public
REGRETS: Councillors Sandi Hurcomb and Brian Parker

2013-342 Imrie – Mack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT this regular meeting of Council be opened at 7:30 p.m. with a quorum present with Mayor Hunt presiding in the Chair.
Carried
2013-343 Mack – Imrie
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council accepts the minutes of the November 5, 2013 regular meeting as presented.
Carried

Councillor Imrie reported on the Emergency Management Table Top exercise that was held on November 13, 3013.

Mayor Hunt reported on the FONOM Executive meeting he attended.

Mayor Hunt reported on the November 16th meeting that he and the Clerk attended with the Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation, Hon Glen Murray.

2013-344 Imrie – Mack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2013-51, being a by-law to adopt the Winter Operations Plan be given first, second and third reading and enacted.
Carried
2013-345 Imrie – Mack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council rescinds Resolution 2013-329 and instructs staff to tender for a 100 hp backhoe.
Carried
2013-346 Imrie – Mack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council of the Township of Billings Certifies that the information in the Expression of Interest is factually accurate; and the municipality will have a comprehensive asset management plan that includes all the information and analysis described in the Building Together: Guide for Municipal Asset Management Plans in place by December 31, 2013. The comprehensive asset management plan will be publicly available, including online by May 30, 2014 and the project put forward will be completed by December 15, 2015.
Carried
2013-347 Imrie – Mack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council accepts the job estimate submitted by Pro-Gas in the amount of $10,396 to replace the Municipal Garage Heating system as described in their invoice dated November 7, 2013.
Carried
2013-348 Mack – Imrie
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council accept the Minutes of Settlement for the following properties:
51 21 000 004 115 00
51 21 000 001 08006
And the Application made under Sec 357/358/359 of the Municipal Act for
51 21 000 004 10800
Carried
2013-349 Mack – Imrie
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council authorizes the following accounts for payment:
General Accounts: $10,776.75
And that the Mayor and Treasurer be authorized to sign cheques number 1704 to 1720 as described in the attached register.
Carried
2013-350 Mack – Imrie
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2013-52, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council be given first, second and third reading and enacted.
Carried
2013-351 Imrie – Mack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adjourns from this regular meeting of Council at 8:20 p.m. until our next regular meeting of December 3, 2013 or Call of the Chair.
Carried