Council of the Corporation of
The Township of Billings
November 17, 2014
PRESENT: Mayor Austin Hunt, Councillors Sharon Alkenbrack, Sandi Hurcomb, Tom Imrie.
Staff: Kathy McDonald, Clerk Treasurer and Rick Rusk, Public Works Superintendent
Media: Tom Sasvari
Members of the General Public
Regrets: Brian Parker
2014-276 Imrie – 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.
2014-277 Imrie – Alkenbrack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the minutes of the November 4, 2014 regular meeting of Council be accepted as presented.
Councillor Imrie reported on Remembrance Week at the Museum and the Remembrance Day Service.
Councillor Imrie reported on the meeting that he and Mayor Hunt attended with a representative from Manitoulin Streams on November 12, 2014.
Councillor Hurcomb reported on the November 6, 2014 meeting of the Billings Waste Management Advisory Committee.
Councillor Alkenbrack reported on the EDC meeting and decorating in preparation for Christmas in Kagawong November 21 and 22.
2014-278 Imrie – Alkenbrack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2014-41, being a by-law to authorize the Mayor and Treasurer to enter into an agreement with the Bank of Montreal to re-finance the 2009 Snow Plow Truck be given first and second reading.
2014-279 Imrie – Alkenbrack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-law 2014-41, being a by-law to authorize the Mayor and Treasurer to enter into an agreement with the Bank of Montreal to re-finance the 2009 Snow Plow Truck be given third reading and enacted.
2014-280 Imrie – Alkenbrack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council instructs the Clerk Treasurer and Mayor to cash in the two investment accounts and place the money in the corresponding bank accounts.
2014-281 Alkenbrack – Hurcomb
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Councillors Barb Erskine and Tom Imrie be permitted to attend the AMO Council Training 101 and Personal Responsibilities Course March 13 and 14 in North Bay.
2014-282 Alkenbrack – Imrie
BE IT RESOLVED THAT based on evaluations of the Requests for membrane filtration units, we now instruct the Clerk Treasurer to prepare a letter of intent to purchase, together with a purchase order in the amount of $22,250 +hst to GE Water & Process Technologies. The total equipment contract is for $517,600 + hst.
2014-283 Hurcomb – Imrie
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council authorizes the following accounts for payment:
General Accounts $39,049.99
Water Capital Account $23,046.86 (replace cheques 074, 075)
And that the Mayor and Treasurer be authorized to sign cheques number 2646 to 2688 and 076 to 077 as described in the attached register.
2014-284 Hurcomb – Alkenbrack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-law 2014-42, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council be given first, second and third reading and enacted.
2014-285 Imrie – Alkenbrack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adjourns from this regular meeting of Council at 8:18 p.m. until our next regular meeting of December 2, 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.