Council of the Corporation of
The Township of Billings
December 15, 2014
PRESENT: Mayor Hunt, Councillors Sharon Alkenbrack, Barb Erskine and Brian Parker
Staff: Kathy McDonald, Clerk Treasurer
Media: Tom Sasvari and Sharon Jackson
Members of the General Public
Regrets: Councillor Imrie
2014-298 Alkenbrack –Erskine
BE IT RESOLVED THAT this regular meeting of the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Billings be opened with a quorum present at 7:30 p.m. with Mayor Austin Hunt presiding in the Chair.
2014-299 Alkenbrack – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the minutes of the December 2, 2014 regular meeting of Council be accepted as presented.
2014-300 Alkenbrack – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2014-45, being a by-law to enter into an Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund – Formula-Based Funding Contribution Agreement be given first, second and third reading and enacted.
2014-301 Alkenbrack – Erskine
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council direct the OCIF money to be applied towards the Water Treatment refit.
2014-302 Alkenbrack – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council instructs the Clerk Treasurer to apply for funding for an Economic Development Officer through the FedNor Community Investment Initiative for Northern Ontario.
2014-303 Alkenbrack – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council rescinds By-Law 2014-41, which was the by-law to refinance the snow plow truck and also rescinds resolution 2014-271, which provides the Clerk with instructions regarding the refinancing of the loan.
2014-304 Alkenbrack – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-law 2014-46, being a By-Law to accept the Conservation and Demand Management Plan be given first, second and third reading and enacted.
2014-305 Erskine – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2014-47, being a By-Law to appoint Sharon Alkenbrack as Deputy Mayor be given first, second and third reading and enacted.
2014-306 Alkenbrack – Erskine
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council approves the Township’s use of the Smart Pack Service and the Edge Deposit Service from the Bank of Montreal.
2014-307 Alkenbrack – Erskine
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council appoint Brian Parker to the POA as the Billings Township representative.
2014-308 Alkenbrack – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council recognizes the Winter Fest, being held in Kagawong on February 20 and 21, 2015, as a municipal significant event.
2014-309 Alkenbrack – Erskine
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council authorizes the following accounts for payment:
General Accounts $110,143.37
And that the Mayor and Treasurer be authorized to sign cheques number 2739 to 2766 as described in the attached register.
2014-310 Alkenbrack – Erskine
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2014-48 being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council be given first, second and third reading and enacted.
2014-311 Erskine – Alkenbrack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adjourns from this regular meeting of Council at 8:15 p.m. until our next regular meeting of January 6, 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.