May 29, 2017

Minutes of a Regular Meeting held in the Council Chambers, 937907 Marsh Bay Road, Coleman Township, on Monday, May 29th, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.

1. Calling the Meeting to Order

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Dan Cleroux at 6:04 p.m.

2. Roll Call

Present:

Mayor Dan Cleroux

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

Also Present:

Logan Belanger, CAO

Don Laitinen, Fire Chief

Regrets:

Brian Bigelow, Public Works Foreman

Members of the Public Present:

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3. Adoption of the Agenda

Councillor Cathy Marcella requested the addition of item 11.5 – FONOM Report, and Mayor Cleroux requested the addition of item 11.6 – Mining Update, as well as to add Chitaroni Subdivision to Section 15. Closed Section, as the matters is about personal matters about an identifiable individual.

Resolution No. 17-05-43

Moved By: Councillor Lois Perry

Seconded By: Councillor Susan Cote

Be it resolved that the agenda for the regular meeting of April 18, 2017, be approved as amended.

Carried.

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

None

5. Adoption of the Minutes

Resolution No. 17-05-44

Moved By: Councillor Ken Laffrenier

Seconded By: Councillor Cathy Marcella

Be it resolved that the minutes of the following Council Meetings be adopted as distributed:

1. Regular Meeting – May 15, 2017

Carried.

6. Accounts

Resolution No. 17-05-45

Moved By: Councillor Ken Laffrenier

Seconded By: Councillor Lois Perry

Be it resolved that the general accounts in the amount of $251,644.49 be passed and paid.

Carried. Regular Meeting Minutes May 29, 2017

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7. Petitions and Delegations

None

8. Staff Reports

1. Works Department –

2. Fire Department – Don Laitinen, Fire Chief, updated

3. Administration:

4. Animal Service Provider – No update.

Resolution No. 17-05-48

Moved By: Councillor Ken Laffrenier Seconded By: Councillor Susan Cote Be it resolved that the Staff reports be noted and listed in the minutes of this meeting.

Carried.

9. By-laws

9.1. Tax Rate

Resolution No. 17-05-49

Moved By: Councillor Ken Laffrenier

Seconded By: Councillor Lois Perry

Be it resolved that By-Law No. 17-24 being a By-law to provide for the adoption of tax rates, and to further provide for penalty and interest in default of payment thereof for 2017 to adopt the current estimates for the year 2017, and set a cut-off date for the frozen assessment listing be read a first and second time.

Carried.

Resolution No. 17-05-50

Moved By: Councillor Susan Cote

Seconded By: Councillor Cathy Marcella

Be it resolved that By-Law No. 17-24 be read a third and final time and be passed and enacted.

Carried.

10. Business Arising from the Minutes

None

11. New Business

11.1 Conferences:

11.1.1 Provincial Emergency Management Conference

11.2 Motions:

11.2.1 Bass Lake Camping Rates – 2017

Resolution No. 17-04-32

Moved By: Councillor Cathy Marcella

Seconded By: Councillor Ken Laffrenier

Be it resolved that Council for the Township of Coleman approves the Bass Lake Camping Rates for 2017 as follows: Regular Meeting Minutes May 29, 2017

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Carried.

11.2.2 Bass Lake Swimming and Recreation Program Rates – 2017

Resolution No. 17-04-33

Moved By: Councillor Ken Laffrenier

Seconded By: Councillor Susan Cote

Be it resolved that Council for the Township of Coleman approves the Bass Lake Swim and Recreation Program Rates for 2017 as follows:

Carried.

11.2.3 Municipality of Port Hope – Incineration of Waste – Not Approved

11.2.4 Municipality of Dutton Dunwich – Halt Wind Power Approvals in Unwilling Host Communities

Resolution No. 17-04-34

Moved By: Councillor Lois Perry

Seconded By: Councillor Susan Cote

Be it resolved that Council for the Corporation of the Township of Coleman supports the Municipality Dutton Dunwich resolution no. 2017-06-27passed at their meeting of Council on April 12, 2017 supporting the Private Member’s Bill of Sam Oosterhoff, MPP for Niagara-West Glanbrook proposing the government halt all wind power approvals in unwilling host communities; and Regular Meeting Minutes May 29, 2017

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Further that this resolution of support be circulated to the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario; the Honourable Minister of Energy, Glenn Thibeault; the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), the MPP Timiskaming-Cochrane; and the Municipality of Dutton Dunwich.

Carried.

11.2.5 Francois Choquette, MP (Drummond) – Support of Bill C-203 – Not Approved

11.2.6 2016 Financial Statements

Resolution No. 17-04-34

Moved By: Councillor Lois Perry

Seconded By: Councillor Susan Cote

Be it resolved that Council accepts the 2016 Audited Financial Statements for The Corporation of the Township of Coleman.

Carried.

11.3 FONOM – Notice to Membership to Amend the FONOM Constitution – Council accepted for information.

11.4 Town of Kirkland Lake – DTSSAB Surplus Reserve – Council reviewed the letter and tabled until an upcoming meeting.

11.5 Temiskaming Transit – Donation Request – Council directed the CAO to include the donation in the 2017 budget.

11.6 Lions Club of Cobalt and Coleman – Donation Request for After School Recreational Opportunity – Council directed the CAO to contact the Lions Club to discuss applying to the Temiskaming Foundation Kids Sake Fund.

11.7 Explornet – Mayor Cleroux invited an Explornet representative to attend a public meeting to discuss the installation of towers for increased internet service coverage.

12. Committee Reports

12.1. Public Works Dan Cleroux – No Update.

12.2. Finance Cathy Marcella – The CAO commented that the 2017 budget presentation to Council has been postponed until a response is received for the use of OCIF funding, as it may modify the allocation of revenue for the payment of road infrastructure.

12.3. Government Liaison Dan Cleroux – No update.

12.4. Tourism & Recreation Lois Perry – The Bass Lake Committee will meet on April 20, 2017 to review candidates for the positions at Bass Lake.

13. Correspondence

13.1. Hydro One Joint Use Alert – Potential Hazard Wood Poles

13.2. BNE Contractors Inc. – Introduction Letter

13.3. Forests Ontario – Launch of Two Initiatives (Heritage Tree Program and Ontario’s Green Leaf Challenge)

13.4. Haliburton Solar & Wind

13.5. Moose Call – April 2017

13.6. Municipal World, April 2017

13.7. Notice of Confirmation of Staking – April 18, 2017 – Any work completed on our land

13.8. 2017 Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence

13.9. TDG Safety Awareness – First Responder Safety Awareness Kit

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Resolution No. 17-04-36

Moved By: Councillor Lois Perry

Seconded By: Councillor Cathy Marcella

Be it resolved that correspondence items 13.1 to 13.9 be noted, filed and recorded in the minutes of this meeting.

Carried.

14. Notice of Motion

None

15. In camera (closed) session

Resolution No. 17-05-46

Moved By: Councillor Susan Cote

Seconded By: Councillor 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:

(b) personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local

board employees;

(c) A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

Be it resolved that Council agrees to convene in closed session at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the following matters:

1. Chitaroni Subdivision

2. Sharp Lake

Carried.

Resolution No. 17-05-47

Moved By: Councillor Lois Perry

Seconded By: Councillor Ken Laffrenier

Be it resolved that Council agrees reconvene in open session at 8:00 p.m. with a report.

Carried.

Council directed the CAO to contact the municipal planner regarding the Chitaroni Subdivision.

16. Confirmatory By-law

None

17. Adjournment

Resolution No. 17-04-37

Moved By: Councillor Ken Laffrenier

Seconded By: Councillor Susan Cote

Be it resolved that this meeting do now adjourn at 8:12 p.m.

Carried. Regular Meeting Minutes May 29, 2017

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General Accounts CAO

Mayor