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Meeting Minutes

Thursday January 6, 2011


Thursday January 06, 2011

"ANY MINUTES POSTED BEFORE APPROVED BY COUNCIL ARE ONLY DRAFT MINUTES!!!"
MUNICIPALITY OF MORRIS-TURNBERRY
COUNCIL CHAMBERS
41342 Morris Road
Thursday January 6, 2011        7:30 pm   
Minutes of the Meeting

1) Call to order: The meeting was called to order by Mayor Paul Gowing at 7:30 pm with all members in attendance, except Jamie McCallum, who was absent.

     
Council in Attendance:
Paul Gowing                
Jason Breckenridge     
David Baker                            
Jamie Heffer                
John Smuck                 
Neil Warwick                
Absent:                         Jamie McCallum


Staff in Attendance:
Nancy Michie               Administrator Clerk Treasurer


Others in Attendance:
Keith Roulston – The Citizen
Pat Bolen – The Wingham Advance 

 
2) Agenda: 


Adoption of Agenda:


Motion:  1-2011          Moved by Jason Breckenridge             Seconded by Neil Warwick
“That the agenda for the meeting of   January 6, 2010 be adopted as circulated.”

Disposition      Carried


3) Declaration of Pecuniary Interest:  

                                               
 David Baker declared a pecuniary interest for Item 6 Accounts: account payable to  Bob Pegg since he is part of that account.
 No other member declared a pecuniary interest, at this time. 


4) Minutes


Motion:  2-2011          Moved by John Smuck                        Seconded by Jamie Heffer
“That the minutes of the December 21, 2010 Council Meeting, be adopted as amended and the Clerk amend the wording of Item 10.5 David Baker Council Report of BMG Community Centre- that the roof requires repairs.”
Disposition      Carried 


5) Business from the Minutes


There was no other business from the minutes to be discussed.


6) Accounts:

                                                                                            
Motion:  3-2011          Moved by Jason Beckenridge Seconded by David Baker
"That the Accounts dated  January 6, 2011 be approved for payment in the amount of  $ 68,460.97 and the 2010 payables in the amount of $   148,274.95 less $600.00 payable       to Bob Pegg.”
Disposition      Carried
David Baker declared a pecuniary interest and left the table. 

Motion:  4-2011          Moved by Neil Warwick          Seconded by Jamie Heffer
“That the account payable to Bob Pegg in the amount of $600.00 be approved for payment.”
Disposition      Carried

David Baker returned to the table.

7) Removal of Holding Provision-                                             7:45 pm    

                                                      
                    Subject Lands:  Part of  Lot 2 , Concession 5,  - 47 Corbett Drive, Belgrave
Morris Ward
                                   
                                    Karrin Marks and Doreen Marks were in attendance.
                                   
            1.  Call to order -                                by Mayor Paul Gowing 7:45 pm
            2.  Purpose of the Public Meeting –   Mayor  Paul Gowing
           

PURPOSE AND EFFECT
The purpose of the application is to remove the (-H) holding zone from a portion of Lot 2, Concession 5 known as 47 Corbett Drive Belgrave, being a 3,680 square metre property, Morris Ward, Municipality of Morris-Turnberry.

The property is currently vacant and zoned Village Residential-Low Density-Holding Zone    (VR1-H) and (NE1) Natural Environment. The portion of the property that is zoned NE1 (Natural Environment) will remain zoned NE1.

A Holding Zone had been applied to a portion of the subject property in Zoning By-law Amendment 36-2002 to ensure appropriate and orderly development on the subject property.

The applicant has requested that the holding symbol be removed to permit the construction of a residence.

3. County Planning Department – A written Huron County Planning Report was submitted by Carol Leeming, Huron County Planner,   recommending approval. 

4.Comments Received – Nancy Michiereceived comments from MVCA and advised that no further comments were received. 

5.Applicants comments – Karrin Marks- owner,   had no comments.   

6. Public comments – No comments 

7.Council comments and questions – No comments

8. Explanation of the Process following the Public Meeting by Mayor Gowing  


If the By-law is passed, the Clerk is required to send Notice of Passing of the By-law , to the applicant, every person requesting notice and the Huron County Planning Department, that the by-law is in force. If the Council does not pass a by-law within 120 days of the application,  the applicant may appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board.     

9. Adjournment:                                                             7:50 pm


Motion:  5-2011          Moved by Jason Breckenridge Seconded by John Smuck
“That the meeting be adjourned and re-enter regular session of council.”
Disposition      Carried

7.2 By-law:     

1. By-law:                                                                                                
Motion:  6-2011          Moved by Neil Warwick          Seconded by Jamie Heffer
“That By-law No.  1-2011  be passed as given first, second, third and final readings,  being a by-law to remove the (-H) holding zone from a portion of Lot 2, Concession 5 known as 47 Corbett Drive Belgrave, being a 3,680 square metre property, Morris Ward, Municipality of Morris-Turnberry.”
Disposition      Carried

Karrin Marks and Doreen Marks left the meeting. 

8) Business:

8.1.WSIB update:      

                                                                             
        Report of Premium rate was reviewed by the Council.
             
8.2 2011 Policing Costs:       

                                                                   
2011 Policing costs were attached, which is a 2.7 % increase from 2010.

8.3 Coalition for Huron Injury Prevention (CHIP):                             
                       
Motion:  7-2011          Moved by Jamie Heffer                       Seconded by David Baker
“That the Council of the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry defer the financial support to the Coalition for Huron Injury Prevention Association,  until a report is received from Jamie McCallum,  the municipal representative.” 
Disposition      Carried

8.4 Memberships:
                                                                                               
Motion            :  8-2011          Moved by Neil Warwick          Seconded by Jamie Heffer
“That the Council of the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry approve the following memberships for 2011:
1. Association of Municipalities of Ontario    $ 1,440.70
2. Ontario Good Roads Association             $    627.16
and file:                                  
3. Kids Booster Club.”                                                                        
Disposition        Carried

8.5  Tax arrears Report:      

                                                                   
       Tax arrears as of December 31, 2010  are 9.7%
                       
8.6 Mandatory Septic Inspection Program:   

                                         
The final report was attached for the Council to review. 

Motion:  9-2011          Moved by Neil Warwick          Seconded by Jamie Heffer
“That the Council of the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry file the Mandatory Septic                                               
Inspection Program report.”                
                                    Disposition      Carried

8.7 Conferences:       

                                                                                 
1.    2011 ROMA/ OGRA    February 27   to March 2, 2011 Paul Gowing,  Dave Baker, Gary Pipe  and Jamie McCallum wish to  attend. Discussion will be held
at the Jan 11, 2011 meeting, to finalize who will attend.

2.  AMO Conference    August 21-   24,2011 Two rooms will be booked, if anyone wishes to attend.                       

8.8  Dates for Council Meetings     

                                                          
        The Council reviewed a listing with dates for Council meetings.
        The Council agreed that the meetings will be held, as follows:

January:   
   1.  Thursday January  6, 2011             7:30 pm           Regular Meeting
   2.  Tuesday   January  11,2011            5:30 pm           Council Training

-   R J Burnside    and  Ward & Uptigrove 
   3.  Tuesday  January 18,2011  6:00 pm           Regular Meeting
    4.  Tuesday January 25,2011   5:30 pm           Council Training

- Planner  and training

February:         
 1.   Tuesday February 1, 2011    7:30 pm       Regular Meeting
 2.   Tuesday February 8,2011    7:00 pm        Budget Meeting
 3.  Tuesday February 15, 2011  7:30 pm        Regular Meeting
                         
March:                       
1.Tuesday  March    8, 2011           7:30 pm           Regular Meeting
2. Tuesday  March 15, 2011            5:30 pm          Budget Meeting
3. Tuesday March  22,  2011           7:30 pm          Regular Meeting

8.9 Remuneration – deemed expenses:           

                                        
The Council reviewed the 2002 and 2004 Resolutions and choose to leave the resolution   in place. 


8.10 Report on the Build Canada Project:                                                           
The Council reviewed the report.                        

9)  By-laws: 

9.1   To amend the Tipping Fee Schedule                                           
 
Motion:  10-2011        Moved by Jamie Heffer                      Seconded by Neil Warwick
" That By-Law No. 2-2011 be adopted as given first, second, third and final readings being a by-law to amend the tipping fee schedule for the Morris –Turnberry Landfill Site    and further discussion will take place based on the report.” 
  Disposition      Carried

 

9.2   To  authorize the Borrowing Funds for the year 2011             

Motion:  11-2011        Moved by Jason Breckenridge             Seconded by John Smuck
" That By-Law No. 3-2011 be adopted as given first, second, third and final readings being a by-law to authorize the borrowing funds for the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry, for the year 2011.” 
  Disposition      Carried

9.3 To  confirm appointments for the year 2011                            

Motion:  12-2011        Moved by Jason Breckenridge             Seconded by John Smuck
" That By-Law No. 4-2011 be adopted as given first, second, third and final readings being a by-law to confirm appointments for the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry , for the year 2011.” 
  Disposition      Carried

10) Council Reports:
        1.  Jason Breckenridge reported that there is a History Book Meeting on January 12, 2011.The History Books can be pre-purchased and the launch will be July 3, 2011.
        2.  Paul Gowing attended County Council. Huron East has discussed pending items with him and he will bring them forth at the appropriate times.                        

11) Items for Information:                                                                    
            1.  Avon Maitland School Board  2010- 2011 Directory
            2.  Ontario Power Generation Association
            3.  Joint Health and Safety Committee
            4.  Walkerton Clean Water Centre
            5.  In the Trenches
            6.  Cargo Securement changes effective January 1,2010
            7.  Cat Crazed
            8.  South West LHIN
            9.  Consent application for Howick Twp
            10.  North Huron News Release