October 15, 2012

Minutes of a Special Meeting held in the Council Chambers, 937907 Marsh Bay Road, Coleman Township, on Monday, October 15th, 2012 at 6:00 p.m.

There were present:

Township of Coleman Mayor: D. Cleroux

Councillor: S. Cote C. Marcella

L. Perry P. Tresidder

Clerk-Treasurer: C. Bigelow

Works Foreman: B. Bigelow

ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA

Motion 12-10-22 MOVED BY Lois Perry and SECONDED BY Cathy Marcella:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council approves the agenda for the regular meeting of October 15, 2012 as presented. Carried.

DECLARATION OF CONFLICT OR PECUNIARY INTEREST

N/A

BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES

Motion 12-10-23 MOVED BY Lois Perry and SECONDED BY Cathy Marcella:

WHEREAS the Province of Ontario has announced funding under the Municipal Infrastructure Investment Initiative (MIII) Funding for Asset Management for municipalities to create an asset management plan/strategy to manage their assets;

AND WHEREAS the Township of Coleman deems it feasible to create and implement an asset management plan and strategy for the assets by the Township of Coleman and the the Clerk-Treasurer is hereby directed to draft a plan for council to review;

AND WHEREAS Council also appoints Councillor Susan Cote to work with municipal administration on the creation of the plan;

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Township of Coleman hereby directs the Clerk-Treasurer to submit the Expression of Interest under the MIII program to the Ministry of Infrastructure.

Carried.

Council had a discussion regarding Bass Lake Park:

– Council reviewed the Temiskaming Health Unit’s report and directives for the Bass Lake Small Water System.

– Upgrades to the water system will result in an increase of rental fees for 2013.

– the Bass Lake Committee will prepare a 5 year plan / vision for the Park.

– the Clerk-Treasurer will make copies of the agreement with Kiwanis Club for Council.

Motion 12-10-24 MOVED BY Lois Perry and SECONDED BY Cathy Marcella:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council approves the Works Department Report submitted by Mr. Brian Bigelow, as presented. Carried.

Motion 12-10-25 MOVED BY Cathy Marcella and SECONDED BY Pat Tresidder:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council approves the Administration Report submitted by the Clerk-Treasurer, as presented. Carried.

NEW BUSINESS

1 Conferences: Enterprise Temiskaming

Northern Airport Service

FIR & MPMP

Council reviewed the following correspondence:

2. Celebration of Life Service scheduled for Friday, November 30, 2012 at Community Hall, New Liskeard.

3. Gino Chitaroni – Notice of Confirmation of Staking

CORRESPONDENCE

– Ontario Trails news

– AMO – breaking news

– Watch File

– YCYC-VCVC – update

– HazMat – headline news

– AMCTO – plastic bag ban

IN CAMERA(CLOSED) SESSION

Motion 12-10-26 MOVED BY Lois Perry and SECONDED BY Cathy Marcella:

WHEREAS Section 239(2) states that a meeting or part of a meeting may be closed to the public if the subject Matter being considered is:

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

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council agrees to reconvene in closed session at 7:25 p.m. to discuss the following matter; Bass Lake Parcels Carried.

Motion 12-10-27 MOVED BY Pat Tresidder and SECONDED BY Sue Cote:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council agrees to reconvene in open session at 7:35 p.m. with or without a report. Carried.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion 12-10-28 MOVED BY Sue Cote and SECONDED BY Pat Tresidder:

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

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CLERK-TREASURER MAYOR