May 28, 2024 - Special Council Meeting

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THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF ASSIGINACK

MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING

 

The Special Meeting of the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Assiginack was held in the Council Chambers on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 7:00 p.m.

 

Present:        Mayor Brenda Reid

Councillor Janice Bowerman

Councillor Dwyane Elliott

Councillor Jen Hooper

                        Councillor Rob Maguire

 

Staff:              Alton Hobbs, CAO, Deputy Clerk

Deb MacDonald, Treasurer

Freda Bond, Tax and Utilities Manager

Jackie White, Recreation Director, Technical Support

 

OPENING:

 

#129-10-2024           D. Elliott – J. Bowerman

THAT the Special Meeting of the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Assiginack be opened for business with a quorum of members present at 7:00 p.m., with Mayor Reid presiding in the Chair.

 

CARRIED

 

Mayor read Land Acknowledgement

 

 

AGENDA:

 

#130-10-2024           J. Bowerman – D. Elliott

THAT we amend the agenda to include:

6b) Participaction Community Challenge

6c) Library Furnace Replacement

7a) June Meeting Schedule

 

CARRIED

 

 

DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST:

 

 

None

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

None

 

 

ADOPTION OF MINUTES:

 

None

 

DELEGATIONS:

 

None

 

REPORTS:

 

None

 

ACTION REQUIRED ITEMS:

 

#131-10-2024           D. Elliott – J. Bowerman

THAT we adopt the compliance report contained in the Report to Council re: Ontario Regulation 284/09 2024 Budget dated May 8, 2024, as prepared by the Treasurer for expenses excluded from the 2024 budget as a requirement of Ontario Regulation 284/09 passed under the Municipal Act, 2001.

 

CARRIED.

 

#132-10-2024           J. Bowerman – D. Elliott

THAT we authorize the purchase and installation of a new furnace and a/c unit for the library building at a cost of $ 16,548.85 pursuant to the final quote received from Ian’s Heating and Services Inc.

 

CARRIED

 

 

INFORMATION ITEMS:

 

Council noted that there would be no regular meeting on June 18th as a quorum was not guaranteed but that there was a special meeting scheduled for June 25th and if necessary another would be called for June 11th.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BY-LAWS:

 

#133-10-2024            J. Bowerman – D. Elliott

THAT By-law # 2024-06, being a by-law to set tax ratios for municipal purposes for 2024, be given first, second, third and final reading and enacted in open Council.

 

CARRIED.

 

#134-10-2024            D. Elliott – J. Bowerman

THAT By-law # 2024-07, 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 2024, be given first, second, third and final reading and enacted in open Council.

 

CARRIED.

 

#135-10-2024             J. Hooper – R. Maguire

THAT By-law # 2024-08, being a by-law of the Corporation of the Township of Assiginack to amend by-laws # 98-02 and # 98-03 to set annual water rates for the Sunsite Estates subdivision and annual water and sewer rates for Manitowaning, be given first, second, third and final readings and enacted in open Council.

 

 

CLOSED SESSION:

 

#136-10-2024            J. Hooper – R. Maguire

THAT in accordance with By-law # 02-02 as amended and Section 239 of the Municipal Act, as amended, Council proceed to a closed session at 7:15 pm in order to attend to the matters pertaining to:

 

  1. Personal Information about an identifiable individual, including municipal employees.

 

CARRIED.

 

#137-10-2024          J. Hooper – R. Maguire

THAT we adjourn from our closed session at 7:25 pm, accept the minutes of the previous closed session and resume our special meeting.

 

CARRIED.

 

#138-10-2024         R. Maguire – J. Hooper

THAT we approve the instructions given to Staff during the closed session.

 

 

CARRIED.

Recorded Vote:

 

Mayor Reid:                                       Yes

Councillor Bowerman                     Yes

Councillor Elliott                              Yes

Councillor Hooper                           Yes

Councillor Maguire                          Yes

 

 

CLOSING:

 

#139-10-2024    R. Maguire – J. Hooper           

THAT we adjourn until the next regular meeting or call of the Chair.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

________________________                  _________________________

Brenda Reid, MAYOR                                 Heidi Ferguson, CLERK

 

 

7:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

These Minutes have been circulated but are not considered Official until approved by Council.

 

 

 

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