March 30, 2009

Minutes of a Special Meeting held in the Council Chambers, 937907 Marsh Bay Road, Coleman Township, on Monday, March 30th, 2008 at 6:00 p.m.

There were present:

Township of Coleman Mayor: C. Belanger

Councillor: R. Beeson

L. Perry P. Tresidder

Clerk-Treasurer: C. Bigelow

Council reviewed an invoice received from SMC (Canada) Limited. The Clerk-Treasurer to advise the company that the municipality has paid for the work requested by the Works Foreman. The balance of the invoice is not the Township of Coleman’s responsibility as this work was not done on behalf of the Township.

The Clerk-Treasurer to advertise for a manager of the Bass Lake Beach Campground and concession for the 2009 Summer Season.

Council reviewed correspondence received from Emergency Management Ontario regarding Emergency Preparedness Week.

Correspondence received from Community Living Temiskaming South regarding the 40th Annual Walkathon which will be held on Saturday, May 2nd, was reviewed.

Council reviewed correspondence received from Mr. Joe Stafford, St. Theressa Catholic Secondary School regarding initiating a campaign to petition the Ontario government to change the high school graduation requirements to include a mandatory Canadian history course at the grade 12 level.

Mayor Belanger read a letter received from Mrs. Cheryl Gagnon, Secretary, Cobalt Golden Age Club advising they have 5 – 8 ft. Tables which belong to the Township of Coleman. Mr. Dufresne will pick up the tables.

Motion 09-03-21 MOVED BY Lois Perry and SECONDED BY Ron Beeson:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Clerk-Treasurer be authorized to purchase an HP Laser Jet 2035 Workstation/Receipt Printer at the price of $379.00.

Motion 09-03-22 MOVED BY Ron Beeson and SECONDED BY Lois Perry:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Clerk-Treasurer be authorized to pay the annual 2009-2010 annual premium for the Municipal Insurance to Despres-Pacey Insurance Brokers Limited in the amount of $42,685.00. Carried.

Motion 09-03-23 MOVED BY Pat Tresidder and SECONDED BY Ron Beeson:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Clerk-Treasurer be authorized to attend the Zone 8 Spring Meeting/Conference in the Town of Kapuskasing May 27th and 28th, 2009. Carried.

The following items of the 2009 budget were reviewed –

– Coleman Fire Department

– Coleman Swim Program

– Private Plowing – increase to $300.00 per year

– Bass Lake Campground

– Schedule A to H

– Road budget

Continued (2)

Correspondence:

– Iroquois Falls & District Chamber of commerce – Annual General Meeting

– MMAH – 2009 budget

– AMO – PST/GST Harmonization & Infrastructure Stimulus

– College voice – March 2009

– Assessment Review Board – Appeals Streaming Strategy

– Anthony Rota – Bill C-309 – FedNor

– Northern College – “Crimes Scenes Investigation”

– The Working Forest – Spring # 1 2009

Motion 09-03-24 MOVED BY Pat Tresidder and SECONDED BY Ron Beeson:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT this meeting do now adjourn. Carried.

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CLERK-TREASURER MAYOR