Council of the Corporation of the
Township of Billings
December 2, 2014
PRESENT: Mayor Austin Hunt, Councillors Sharon Alkenbrack, Barb Erskine, Tom Imrie and Brian Parker
Staff: Kathy McDonald, Clerk Treasurer and Rick Rusk, Public Works Superintendent
Media: Tom Sasvari and Sharon Jackson
Members of the General Public
2014-286 Imrie – Parker
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.
2014-287 Parker – Imrie
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the minutes of the November 17, 2014 regular meeting of Council be accepted as presented.
Councillor Imrie reported on the Fire Department’s participation at Christmas in Kagawong.
Councillor Imrie reported on calls that the Fire Department attended last weekend.
Councillor Alkenbrack reported on Christmas in Kagawong held November 22 and 23.
2014-288 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council agrees to send Sharon Alkenbrack to the Councillor Training in North Bay on March 13 and 14th and pay her expenses.
2014-289 Imrie – Alkenbrack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2014-43, being a by-law to establish Signing Authorities for the Township of Billings be given first, second and third reading and enacted.
2014-290 Imrie – Erskine
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council nominates Sharon Alkenbrack as Deputy Mayor for this term of Council.
2014-291 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council nominates Mayor Austin Hunt to the Planning Board.
2014-292 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council nominates Kathie Davidson as its representative on the Manitoulin Manor Board.
2014-293 Erskine – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council agrees to scheduling Council meetings on the first Tuesday and the third Monday of each month, unless the date falls on a Statutory Holiday and then the meeting will be held on the day following the scheduled meeting as per the Procedure Policy.
2014-294 Parker – Imrie
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Township will pay Mayor Hunt’s registration and expenses to attend the OGRA/ROMA Conference February 22 to 25th and the AMO and FONOM Conferences when they occur.
2014-295 Imrie – Alkenbrack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council authorizes the following accounts for payment:
General Accounts $92,187.25
Water Capital Account $ 2,309.85
and that the Mayor and Treasurer be authorized to sign cheque numbers 2689 to 2738 and 078 as described in the attached register.
2014-296 Erskine – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2014-44, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council be given first, second and third reading and enacted.
2014-297 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adjourns from this regular meeting of Council at 9:30 p.m. until our next regular meeting of December 15, 2014 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.