Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Township of Coleman held at the Council Chambers, 937907 Marsh Bay Road, Coleman Township, Ontario on Wednesday, October 11th, 2006 at 6:00 P.M.
There were present: Mayor: C. Belanger
Councillors: M. Allaire
Clerk-Treasurer: C. Bigelow
Committee: D. Cleroux
By-Law Officer: K. Jones
Deputation: Bud Berry, Marsh Bay Conservation Association.
Present: Allan Marcella and Lana Roberts
Motion 06-09-02 MOVED BY Lois Perry and SECONDED BY Ron Beeson:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the minutes of the following Council Meetings be adopted as distributed:
Regular Meeting – September 27, 2006
Special Meeting – October 4, 2006 Carried.
Motion 06-09-03 MOVED BY Marcel Allaire and SECONDED BY Ron Beeson:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the General Accounts in the amount of $233,463.87 and Payroll in the amount of $33,888.44 be passed and paid. Carried.
Building Renovations are ongoing.
A discussion was held regarding the Grand Opening which will be held October 14th, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. Council approved the agenda prepared by Councillor Perry.
Mr. Bud Berry, Marsh Bay Conservation Association, was in attendance to report on the meeting held with Ontario Power Generation. Mr. Berry also read a letter which will be sent to Ontario Power Generation commending Mr. Ed Dobrowoski’s contribution to this process and identifying their concerns with the real estate division regarding the wording for the proposed lease/easements. Mr. Berry advised documents will not be signed until the working in the easements satisfies all residents. Council approved the letter prepared by the Marsh Bay Conservation Association.
Council approved the Temiskaming Nordic Ski Club’s request for the use of the Township loader to assist with the unloading of the new groomer and the loading of the old groomer
Council reviewed the Ministry of Natural Resources’ request for Comments regarding an Application to purchase Crown Shore Reserve on Bass lake. The Clerk-Treasurer to advise the Ministry of Natural Resources that Council has no objection providing both neighbours can come to an amicable solution.
A discussion was held regarding the relocation of the Cenotaph. Councillor Allaire will attend a meeting with the Royal Canadian Legion and the Town of Cobalt on October 12th, 2006 to discuss this matter.
A discussion was held regarding the Municipal Waste Site. The Waste Site Attendant’s shack will be moved so that attendant has a better view of activities around the Waste Site. A “Violators will be prosecuted” sign will be added to present signs.
Council reviewed the Town of Cobalt’s report on Odours and Matters regarding the Cobalt Constructed Wetland.
Correspondence received from PolyMet Resources Inc. was reviewed.
Council reviewed an estimate received from K. Smart Associates Limited regarding the Coleman Water Distribution System Analysis. Copies of the estimate were given to Mr. Allan Marcella for the Coleman Water Users’ meeting which will be held October 12th, 2006.
Motion 06-09-04 MOVED BY Kurt Leopold and SECONDED BY Lois Perry:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law No. 06-29 being a by-law to confirm certain proceedings of Council be read a first and second time. Carried.
Motion 06-09-04 MOVED BY Lois Perry and SECONDED BY Ron Beeson:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-Law No. 06-29 be read a third and final time and be passed and enacted. Carried.
Motion 06-09-06 MOVED BY Marcel Allaire and SECONDED BY Kurt Leopold:
WHEREAS K. Smart & Associates’ visual inspection has identified some deterioration and potential loss of structural capacity at the main span;
AND WHEREAS a major rehabilitation of the main span is recommended in order to prolong the life of the structure and slow down potential deterioration;
AND WHEREAS the K. Smart & Associates’ study identified the need to lower the tonnage limit on the LaRose Bridge;
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Coleman agree to lower the tonnage limit to 5 tonnes on the Larose Bridge with exceptions being made for emergency, snow removal and road maintenance vehicles. Carried.
Conferences -MAH & AMO Ontario southwest Municipal Conference
The Sudbury Managers Supervisors Conference
Motion 06-09-07 MOVED BY Ron Beeson and SECONDED BY Marcel Allaire:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Clerk-Treasurer be authorized to purchase a Fax Machine for the price of $325.99 + tax. Carried.
Ontario Power Generation will hold an open housed on October 17th, 2006 regarding the Hound Chute Hydroelectric Generating Station Redevelopment.
– Timiskaming Board of Health – Minutes & Report.
– Canadian Red Cross – Northern Raffle
– The Latchford & Area Moose Call
– GM Fleet and Commercial
– Province of Ontario – Small Business Guide
– NEOnet – newsletter
– Ontario Heritage Trust – 2006 Young Heritage Leaders program.
– MPAC – The Ontario Ombudsman’s Recommendations – Progress Report
Motion 06-09-08 MOVED BY Marcel Allaire and SECONDED BY Lois Perry:
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;
– personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the part of the meeting dealing with these matters will be closed to the public. Carried.
Motion 06-09-09 MOVED BY Marcel Allaire and SECONDED BY Lois Perry:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT this meeting do now adjourn. Carried
GENERAL ACCOUNTS $233,463.87
18939 Claire Bigelow $359.22
18940 Approved with November Paid Invoices
18941 OMERS $2748.90
18942 Kenneth Jones August & September Mileage $100.00
18943 Diane Desormeaux $128.25
18944 Gaetan Rivest $600.00
18945 Evelyn Pickard $250.00
18946 Eng Public School Taxes $57 914.10
18947 French Public School Taxes $2780.58
18948 English Separate School Taxes $16315.27
18949 French Separate School Taxes $42126.53
18950 Acklands Inc $377.00
18951 Bartlett’s Auto Electric Ltd $95.47
18952 Brownlee Equipment $2317.58
18953 CIBC $1928.73
18954 DSSAB $16785.21
18955 Earlton Country Store $2105.87
18956 Fidelak Enterprises Inc $1076.45
18957 G Stephen Watt Barrister $3562.60
18958 Grand & Toy $300.38
18959 Grant Home Hardware Bldg $140.78
18960 Great West Life $3055.29
18961 Hydro One $1141.26
18962 Kemp Elliott & Blair LLP $1166.00
18963 Kemp Maille $1583.74
18964 Lakeview Signs $307.80
18965 Minister of Finance $182.16
18966 Mongrain Textiles $1184.46
18967 Municipal World Inc $107.87
18968 Munisoft $68.40
18969 New Liskeard International $167.92
18970 NorthernTel $9781.39
18971 NorthernTel Mobility $364.91
18972 OMERS $4116.84
18973 Ontario Shared Services $3043.00
18974 Ontera $38.69
18975 Petty Cash $71.16
18976 Pioneer Diesel Injection Ltd $501.70
18977 Plantario Group Ltd $255.60
18978 Receiver General – Payroll Ded $10424.47
18979 Red Stallion $34.41
18981 Rona Ontario Inc $15609.04
18982 Ronald Beeson $269.12
18983 Shell Canada Products $267.22
18984 T J Electrical $15283.76
18985 Temiskaming Speaker $306.87
18986 Timiskaming Health Unit $5937.00
18987 TMS $530.00
18988 Town of Cobalt $4395.19
18989 Town of Englehart $89.10
18990 Tri-Town Automotive Ind Supply $86.63
18991 UnionGas $68.63
18992 Woody’s Security & Locksmith $159.00
18993 WSIB- September 2006` $690.01
18994 Xerox Canada $162.31