May 9, 2006

Minutes of a Special Meeting held in the Council Chambers, 10 Prospect Avenue, Cobalt, on Tuesday, May 9th, 2006 at 6:00 p.m.
There were present:

Township of Coleman Mayor: C. Belanger

Councillor: M. Allaire

R. Beeson

K. Leopold L. Perry

Clerk-Treasurer: C. Bigelow

The purpose of the meeting was to review and discuss the Town of Cobalt’s proposed annexation

of a portion of the City of Temiskaming Shores and the Township of Coleman.

Correspondence received from Temiskaming shores Manufacturing Inc. was reviewed. Mayor Belanger will contact Mr. Prestage to get more information.

Mayor Belanger contacted Mr. James Lathem to discuss the access required for Crown Aggregate Pit adjacent to Coleman’s proposed Crown Land purchase. Mr. Al Jenkins will attend a Council meeting to discuss this matter.

Correspondence received from MacLeod Farley & Associates regarding an opportunity for Historic Cobalt to obtain funding from NOHFC for a strategy to encourage production companies to consider Northern Ontario as a potential location for their film and television projects was reviewed.

The Tri-Town & District Chamber of Commerce annual dinner will be held June 13, 2006.

Council reviewed The City of Temiskaming Shores’s application for consent. Council had no objection to this consent.

Council reviewed the Township of Coleman’s municipal status report provided by MPAC.

St. Cyr & Associates will hold their 8th Annual Golf tournament on July 20th, 2006 – Councillor Beeson will attend.

Correspondence:

– Association of Municipalities of Ontario – 107th Annual Conference.

– Township of South Stormont – Agricultural Industry Assistance

– Municipality of North Perth – Section 150 of the Municipal Act – Licencing

– AMO – Public Health Capacity Review Committee Releases Final Report.

-Sickkids Foundation – request for donation.

– MNDM – Sault Transportation study Gains Momentum

– Government Policy Research Group Inc. – The Canadian Lobbying Guide.

– IPC Perspectives.

– OMERS – Annual Report 2005.

– Baum Publications.

– HazMat Management – newsletter

– Solid Waste & Recycling Magazine – newsletter

– AMO – Best Practices Consultation Sessions.

Continued (2)

Motion 06-05-02 MOVED BY Marcel Allaire and SECONDED BY Ron Beeson:

WHEREAS a meeting or part of a meeting may be closed to the public if the subject matter being considered is :

litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board;

a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board;

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the part of the meeting dealing with these matters will be closed to the public. Carried.

The proposed annexation package was reviewed and discussed. The Clerk-Treasurer reported on conversation with Mr. Steve Watt, Solicitor.

Motion 06-05-03 MOVED BY Marcel Allaire and SECONDED BY Ron Beeson:

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

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CLERK-TREASURER MAYOR