3 Pumpkin Point Road
Echo Bay, Ontario, Canada
Phone: (705) 248-2395
Fax: (705) 248-1138
MINUTES OF MEETING NUMBER 16 OF
THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAIRD
HELD 0N AUGUST 24, 2011
AT THE LAIRD TOWNSHIP OFFICE
AT 7:30 P.M.
Mayor: Dick Beitz
Councillors: Donna Connolly, Chuck Frenette, Wayne Junor, Todd Rydall
Road Superintendent: Michael Hunter
Clerk: Phyllis MacKay
ON MOTION (No. 138-11) of Wayne Junor, seconded by Donna Connolly that council approves minutes of July 20, and recreation committee minutes of June 27, 2011, as presented. CARRIED
Kathy Pauli and Drew Scallan spoke to council about East Neebish Island.
ON MOTION (No. 139-11) of Donna Connolly, seconded by Wayne Junor that council approves, in principal, the conveyances for East Neebish Island, as presented. CARRIED
Townline Road and Tarbutt Township road maintenance were discussed. Preparation work on 2.5km of Townline Road will be completed in 2012 and surface treated in 2013, providing budgets allow. It was the consensus of council to not take on Tarbutt Township road work at this time.
ON MOTION (No. 140-11) of Todd Rydall, seconded by Wayne Junor that council approves road accounts to July 31, 2011 as presented in the amount of $65,041.01. CARRIED
ON MOTION (No. 141-11) of Chuck Frenette, seconded by Donna Connolly that council approves general accounts as presented, in the amount of $34,260.14. CARRIED
It was the consensus of council to postpone work on municipal boundary signs.
ON MOTION (No. 142-11) of Todd Rydall, seconded by Donna Connolly that council supports MPP Bob Bailey in petitioning the Provincial Government to fund specific tests for Acute and Chronic Lyme Disease Diagnosis. CARRIED
ON MOTION (No. 143-11) of Wayne Junor, seconded by Todd Rydall that council authorizes reduction on tax accounts, as presented, in the amount of $4.38. CARRIED
ON MOTION (No. 144-11) of Donna Connolly, seconded by Wayne Junor that council approves Livestock Valuers Report, as presented for wolf kill at 549 Bar River Road. CARRIED
ON MOTION (No. 145-11) of Todd Rydall, seconded by Donna Connolly that council support the Ontario Federation of Independent Towers in its concerns regarding Provincial Government proposal that would transfer the authority of vehicle impoundments from the MTO to the OPP, and setting up 56 zones across the Province, some of which may be many miles from the originating tow. CARRIED
A joint Council and Police Services Board meeting is scheduled for September 21, 2011 at 7 p.m.
It was the consensus of council to purchase a new laptop computer.
ON MOTION (No. 146-11) of Donna Connolly, seconded by Wayne Junor that council confirms appointment of Lacey Kastikainen for position of Administrative and Planning Assistant on 16 month contract. CARRIED
ON MOTION (No. 147-11) of Donna Connolly, seconded by Chuck Frenette that the council meeting be adjourned. CARRIED
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