March 8, 2017

Minutes of a Special Meeting held in the Council Chambers, 937907 Marsh Bay Road, Coleman Township, on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.

1. Calling the Meeting to Order

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Dan Cleroux at 6:03 p.m.

2. Roll Call


Mayor Dan Cleroux

Councillors Sue Cote, Ken Laffrenier, Cathy Marcella and Lois Perry

Also Present:

Logan Belanger, CAO


Brian Bigelow, Public Works Foreman

Don Laitinen, Fire Chief

Members of the Public Present:

March Church, Remax Real Estate

4. Declaration of Conflict or Pecuniary Interest and General Nature Thereof


5. Unfinished Business

5.1. Bass Lake Park – Planning

Mayor and Council reviewed the draft drawing completed by EXP in 2012, for the development of 15 lots to the east of the upper lot of Bass Lake Park. The development would be geared to senior living. Council inquired if Mary Church could develop an appraisal for the sale of individual lots, or as a singular parcel to tender as a package to a developer.

Council previously discussed revenue generation ideas with the lodge to help finance Bass Lake projects, and inquired if Mary Church could appraise the Bass Lake lodge. The revenue generated from the sale could be reinvested into park to upgrade infrastructure.

Council discussed the following infrastructure projects required:

 Upgrade holding tanks to septic systems in the lower park

 Installation of UV filtration system

 Gazebo/ Lifeguard Construction – Request for Proposal has been released and closes on March 24, 2017. Depending on time-frame for construction, look for a temporary structure for a shelter; Councillor Perry will seek quotes for a rental tent, and existing cabin could be used as an office for summer students.

 Concession stand upgrades – Inquire if the building can be relocated, fixed or remove due to location next to hill and the reoccurring spring flooding issues. Investigate

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options for living quarters and concession building for Bass Lake Operator. Due to health unit requirements; Council approved the sale of pre-packaged goods only.

 Complete construction of one bunkie and rent June, July and August.

6. Adjournment

Resolution No. 17-03-19

Moved By: Councillor Ken Laffrenier

Seconded By: Councillor Susan Cote

Be it resolved that this meeting do now adjourn at 8:00 p.m.

Carried. CAO