Council of the Corporation of
the Township of Billings
September 15, 2014
PRESENT: Mayor Austin Hunt, Councillors Sharon Alkenbrack, Sandi Hurcomb, Brian Parker
Staff: Kathy McDonald, Clerk Treasurer, Rick Rusk, Public Works Superintendent
Media: Tom Sasvari, Sharon Jackson.
Members of the General Public
Regrets: Councillor Tom Imrie
2014-224 Alkenbrack – 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.
2014-225 Alkenbrack – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the minutes of the September 2, 2014 regular meeting of Council be accepted as presented.
Councillor Parker reported on the CPAC meeting that he attended.
Councillor Hurcomb reported on the Billings Waste Management Advisory Committee meeting that she attended.
2014-226 Alkenbrack – Hurcomb
BE IT RESOLVED THAT October 29, 2014 be designated the 13th annual Child Care Workers and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day.
2014-227 Alkenbrack – Hurcomb
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2014-33, being a by-law for the Assignment and Assumption of the Lease Agreement for the Kagawong Power Generating Station be given first and second reading.
2014-228 Alkenbrack – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2014-33, being a by-law for the Assignment and Assumption of the Lease Agreement for the Kagawong Power Generating Station be given third reading and enacted.
2014-229 Hurcomb – Alkenbrack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2014-32, being a by-law to update Mayor and Councillor Remuneration be given 1st and 2nd reading.
2014-230 Alkenbrack – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2014-32, being a by-law to update Mayor and Councillor Remuneration be given third reading and enacted.
2014-231 Alkenbrack – Hurcomb
WHEREAS the generation of solid waste and needless waste of water and energy resources are recognized as global environmental problems and,
Whereas municipal and provincial governments have an important role to play in promoting waste reduction, reuse, recycling, composting and other conservation measures and,
Whereas communities, businesses and organizations across Canada have committed to working together to raise awareness of these issues during Waste Reduction Week in Canada,
NOW BE IT RESOLVED THAT we proclaim and declare October 20 to 26, 2014, inclusive, as Waste Reduction Week.
2014-232 Parker – Alkenbrack
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council accept the Minutes of Settlement for the following property:
51 21 000 005 03505
2014-233 Hurcomb – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council agrees that the Municipality will pay the registration and expenses for the Clerk Treasurer to attend the Management Skills Program hosted by Canadian Professional Management Services in Sudbury October 29, 30, 31.
2014-234 Parker – Hurcomb
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council authorizes the following accounts for payment:
General Accounts $194,483.17
And that the Mayor and Treasurer be authorized to sign cheques number 2488 to 2532 as described in the attached register.
2014-235 Hurcomb – Parker
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law 2014-34, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council be given first, second and third reading and enacted.
2014-236 Parker – Hurcomb
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adjourns from this regular meeting of Council at 7:57 p.m. until our next regular meeting of October 7, 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.