Council of the Corporation of
The Township of Billings
April 20, 2015
PRESENT: Mayor Austin Hunt, Councillors Sharon Alkenbrack, Barb Erskine, Brian Parker
STAFF: Kathy McDonald, Clerk Treasurer and Rick Rusk, Public Works Superintendent
Media: Tom Sasvari
Members of the General Public
Regrets: Councillor Tom Imrie
2015-102 Erskine – Alkenbrack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT this regular meeting of Council be opened at 7:30 p.m. with Mayor Hunt presiding in the Chair.
2015-103 Parker – Alkenbrack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the minutes of the April 7, 2015 Planning Meeting be accepted as presented.
2015-104 Erskine – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the minutes of the April 7, 2015 regular meeting of Council be accepted as presented.
2015-105 Alkenbrack – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the minutes of the April 9, 2015 Water Committee meeting be accepted as presented.
Councillor Erskine reported that the Green Living Expo is scheduled for May 2, 2015.
Councillor Alkenbrack reported on the April 9 Economic Development Committee meeting.
2015-106 Alkenbrack – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council rescinds resolution 2015-90, regarding Planning File 8011ZBL-15-001.
2015-107 Alkenbrack – Erskine
WHEREAS, The Township has retained Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) to provide Project Management for the Kagawong Membrane Filtration Upgrades,
AND WHEREAS, due to circumstances outside of OCWA’s control the project plan has now become more complex than initially anticipated and requires more time and effort to manage,
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the request for an increase of $27,000 for the Project Management Fees associated with the Kagawong Membrane Filtration Upgrades.
2015-108 Erskine – Alkenbrack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council instruct the Mayor and Clerk to sign the 2015 Building Systems Agreement.
2015-109 Erskine – Alkenbrack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Township will pay for the Clerk Treasurer to attend the three part Risk Management Webinar Series in the amount of $285 plus hst.
2015-110 Erskine – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the next Committee of the Whole is scheduled for May 14, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
2015-111 Alkenbrack – Erskine
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council authorizes the following accounts for payment:
General Accounts $71,900.73
And that the Mayor and Treasurer be authorized to sign cheques number 3001 to 3039 as described in the attached register.
2015-112 Parker – Alkenbrack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-law 2015-20, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council be given first, second and third reading and enacted.
2015-113 Erskine – Alkenbrack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adjourns from this regular meeting of Council at 8:23 p.m. until our next regular meeting of May 5, 2015, or Call of the Chair.
Austin Hunt, Mayor Kathy McDonald, Clerk Treasurer
These minutes have been prepared but are not considered official until approved by Council at a subsequent meeting.