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Echo Bay, Ontario, Canada
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MINUTES OF MEETING NUMBER 47 OF
THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAIRD
HELD 0N MARCH 6, 2013
AT THE LAIRD TOWNSHIP OFFICE
AT 7:30 P.M.


Present:
Mayor: Dick Beitz
Councillors: Donna Connolly, Chuck Frenette, Wayne Junor, Todd Rydall
Road Superintendent: Michael Hunter
Clerk: Phyllis MacKay

ON MOTION (No. 33-13) of Wayne Junor, seconded by Chuck Frenette that council approves minutes of February 20, 2013 as presented CARRIED

It was the consensus of council to have staff meet with Patrick Li and Jerry Dolcetti to discuss topics regarding development of the wharf property.

ON MOTION (No. 34-13) of Todd Rydall, seconded by Wayne Junor that council approves general accounts to March 6, 2013 as presented in the amount of $18,752.81. CARRIED

ON MOTION (No. 35-13) of Chuck Frenette, seconded by Donna Connolly that council approves By-law 930-13 rescinding By-law 1001-13 and setting 2013 interim tax rates. CARRIED

ON MOTION (No. 36-13) of Donna Connolly, seconded by Wayne Junor that council approves By-law 931-13 rescinding By-law 1002-13, and setting tax ratios for 2013. CARRIED

ON MOTION (No. 37-13) of Donna Connolly, seconded by Todd Rydall that council advises Algoma Manor that it would not be interested in supporting a Health Rural Hub. CARRIED

Letters send regarding concerns about Sault Area Hospital and shortage of beds will be investigated.

It was the consensus of council to notify Bell Mobility that the proposed site for a tower at 398 Finns' Bay Road meets with its approval. Area residents should be notified.

ON MOTION (No. 38-13) of Donna Connolly, seconded by Wayne Junor that council closes the next portion of the meeting to discuss personal issues. CARRIED

ON MOTION (No. 39-13) of Donna Connolly, seconded by Chuck Frenette that council returns to open meeting. CARRIED

ON MOTION (No. 40-13) of Wayne Junor, seconded by Donna Connolly that council passes By-law 932-13, executing an extension agreement with property owner for tax arrears collection. CARRIED

It was the consensus of council to establish a new position of Grounds Manager and set rate of pay as discussed.

A Laird fairgrounds management board meeting will be established to discuss work to be done at fairgrounds during 2013.

ON MOTION (No. 41-13) of Wayne Junor, seconded by Todd Rydall that the council meeting be adjourned. CARRIED





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