Council of the Corporation of
The Township of Billings
Regular Council Meeting
June 3, 2014
PRESENT: Mayor Austin Hunt, Councillors Sandi Hurcomb, Tom Imrie, Gerry Mack and Brian Parker
Staff: Kathy McDonald, Clerk Treasurer and Rick Rusk, Public Works Superintendent
Media: Tom Sasvari, Sharon Jackson
Delegations: Corey Houle, Freelandt Caldwell Reilly LLP
Members of the General Public
2014-133 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.
2014-134 Parker – Imrie
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council accepts the minutes of the May 20, 2014 regular meeting as presented.
2014-135 Mack – Imrie
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Billings Council accepts the 2013 Financial Statements as presented.
Councillor Imrie reported on the May 21 Island Wide Museum Meeting that he attended.
Councillor Imrie reported on the June 2 Billings Museum Board meeting that he attended.
Councillor Imrie reported on the June 3 Manitoulin Welcome Centre Building Operations Committee meeting that he attended.
Councillor Parker reported on the Economic Development Committee meeting that he attended.
Councillor Parker reported on the POA meeting he attended last week.
Councillor Hurcomb reported on the May 26, 2014 Waste Management Advisory Committee meeting she attended.
Councillor Hurcomb reported on the May 29, Library Board Meeting she attended.
Councillor Mack reported on the Park Centre Advisory Committee meeting he attended last week.
Mayor Hunt reported on the Manitoulin Planning Board meeting he attended.
Councillor Imrie reported on the Western Manitoulin Marketing meeting that he attended on May 26.
2014-136 Imrie – Hurcomb
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council approves in principle the participation of Billings Township in the Western Manitoulin Marketing Program.
2014-137 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Billings Township will close Henry Drive at the top of Henry Drive next to the Park Centre parking lot to the bottom of Henry Drive next to the Pavillion on Saturday July 19,2014 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. during Summerfest.
2014-138 Mack – Imrie
Be it RESOLVED THAT Council authorizes the following accounts for payment:
General Accounts $175,850.69
And that the Mayor and Treasurer be authorized to sign cheques number 2171 to 2207 as described in the attached register.
2014-139 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council will pay the cost for Gerry Mack to participate in the Conflict of Interest webinar June 18, 2014.
2014-140 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council will now go “in camera” at 10:16 p.m. to discuss matters pertaining to Section 239 (1) (b) of the Municipal Act, 2001, c.25, regarding personal matters about an identifiable individual.
2014-141 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Billings Council will adjourn from the in camera meeting at 10:20 and resume our regular meeting.
2014-142 Parker – Imrie
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2014-20, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council be given first, second and third reading and enacted.
201-143 Imrie – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adjourns from this regular meeting of Council at 10:25 p.m. until our next regular meeting of June 16, 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.