Council of the Corporation of
The Township of Billings
January 8, 2013
PRESENT: Mayor Austin Hunt, Councillors Kim Bilbija, Sandi Hurcomb, Tom Imrie and Brian Parker
STAFF: Clerk Treasurer, Kathy McDonald and Public Works Superintendent, David Carr
MEDIA: Tom Sasvari
Members of the General Public
2013-01 Bilbija – Hurcomb
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.
2013-02 Hurcomb – Bilbija
BE IT RESOLVED THAT we accept the minutes of the December 17, 2012 meeting as presented.
Councillor Bilbija reported on the January 3, 2013 Recreation Committee Meeting. Winterfest is February 9, 2013.
Councillor Hurcomb reported on the December 18, 2013 Library Board Meeting.
Councillor Hurcomb reported on the Waste Management Committee meetings held December 19, 2012 and January 6, 2013. They will be meeting every third Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Councillor Imrie reported on the January 7, 2013 meeting . Next meeting February 4, at 7 p.m.
2013-03 Bilbija – Hurcomb
BE IT RESOLVED THAT further to correspondence received from OMAFRA the Township of Billings confirms the following information regarding the application for the funding for MIII funding,
- That the information in the Expression of Interest is factually accurate; and
- The Township of Billings is committed to the development of a comprehensive Asset Management Plan that includes all of the information and analysis described in Building Together; Guide for Municipal Asset Management Plans is a priority
And that this resolution is in addition to resolution 2012-326, which outlines the scope of the project that the Township of Billings is applying for.
2013-04 Hurcomb – Bilbija
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2013-01, being a by-law to enter into an agreement with Ontario Clean Water Agency to provide for operating and maintenance services for the Kagawong Water Treatment Facility be given first, second and third reading and enacted.
2013-05 Bilbija – Hurcomb
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Billings Township approves the attendance of Dave Carr, Public Works Superintendent, at the T.J. Mahony Road School, Maintenance Section, course being held on May 6,7,8, 2013. The cost of this being $1115.
2013-06 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council directs the Clerk Treasurer to determine the value of the old tanker as scrap; and further to tender the truck at a minimum of scrap value.
2013-07 Imrie – Hurcomb
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council approves M.I.S. Insurance Services Ltd. in the amount of $33,293 plus PST for Municipal Insurance.
2013-08 Hurcomb – Bilbija
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council authorizes the following accounts for payment:
General Accounts $375,387.68
And that the Mayor and Treasurer be authorized to sign cheques number 919 to 957 as described in the attached register.
2013-09 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council goes “in camera’ at 8:25 to discuss matters pertaining to Section 239.(2)(b) and (c) of the Municipal Act.
2013-010 Parker – Imrie
BE IT RESOLVED THAT we adjourn from this “in camera” session at 8:54 p.m. and resume our regular meeting.
2013-011 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2013-02, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council be given 1st, 2nd and 3rd reading and enacted.
2013-012 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT we adjourn from this regular meeting of Council at 8:55 p.m. until our next regular meeting of January 21, 2013, 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.