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Meeting Minutes

Tuesday April 19, 2011


Tuesday April 19, 2011

"ANY MINUTES POSTED BEFORE APPROVED BY COUNCIL ARE ONLY DRAFT MINUTES!!!"

MUNICIPALITY OF MORRIS-TURNBERRY

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

41342 Morris Road

Tuesday  April 19th  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.

Council in Attendance:

Paul Gowing     
Jason Breckenridge      
David Baker                             
Jamie Heffer                
Jamie McCallum                      
John Smuck     
Neil Warwick

Staff in Attendance:

Nancy Michie                Administrator Clerk Treasurer
Gary Pipe                      Director of Public Works
Steve Fortier                  Chief Building Official

Others in Attendance:

Keith Roulston              Citizen Newspaper
Pat Bolen                       Wingham Advance Times

Ratepayers-    as noted for identified items.

2) Agenda:

The Clerk added a listing to the agenda for consideration, as the items were of an urgent nature.

John Smuck questioned adding the Bluevale Drain to the meeting,  however it will be dealt with at the
May 3rd meeting.

Adoption of Agenda:

Motion:  163-2011      Moved by Jamie Heffer                       Seconded by Neil Warwick

“That the agenda for the meeting of April 19th, 2011 be adopted as amended.”

Disposition                       Carried

3) Declaration of Pecuniary Interest:

Paul Gowing declared a pecuniary interest for Item 11.3 Mustard Drain since he is a landowner on the Mustard Drain.

No other member declared a pecuniary interest, at this time.

4) Minutes:

Motion:  164-2011      Moved by Neil Warwick          Seconded by David Baker

“That the minutes of the April 5th , 2011 Council Meeting, be adopted as circulated or amended.”

Disposition                        Carried

5) Business from the Minutes

There was no business from the minutes to be discussed.

6) Planning Matters:          Carol Leeming                    7:35 pm

Carol Leeming, Huron County Planner andDave Rapson was in attendance, with his consultants Dennis and Zachary Owens.

6.1 Central Huron Recycling Centre Request:

A request was received from Central Huron Recycling Centre to add non-hazardous contaminated soil to the existing C of A No. 161902, for the site at the Npt of Lot 18 Concession 6, Morris.

1.  A petition from property owners opposing the changes.

A petition was reviewed by the council,  from area property owners and residents,  which the objector submitted to the Ministry of the Environment.

Francis Veilleux arrived at the meeting.

2.  Letter from the County of Huron             :

Carol Leeming presented a power point, to explain the proposal.

A draft letter from the County of Huron Planning Department and from Gregory Stewart, Lawyer with Donnelly and Murphy were presented and reviewed, commenting on the proposal, that a zoning amendment will be required for the proposal to conform with the current Zoning By-law.

Dave Rapson and his consultants explained their proposal and do not feel that a zoning amendment is required.

Following a lengthy discussion,    the following motion was passed by council.

Motion:  165-2011       Moved by Neil Warwick          Seconded by John Smuck

"That in the opinion of the Council of the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry,   the request of Central Huron Recycling Centre,  to add non-hazardous contaminated soil,  to the existing C of A No. 1661902,  does not comply with the current zoning, as the current zoning does not mention processing and treatment and does not include non- hazardous contaminated soil as a permitted use;  therefore, a zoning amendment would be required.”

Neil Warwick Requested a recorded vote.

The clerk called the vote, in random order.

Recorded Vote:

Jamie McCallum          Yea

Neil Warwick               Yea

Paul Gowing                Yea

David Baker                Nay

John Smuck                 Yea

Jamie Heffer               Nay

Jason Breckenridge      Yea

Disposition      Carried

Dave Rapson and his consultants left the meeting,  left the meeting at 8:40 pm.

Steve Fortier arrived at the meeting.

6.2 Consent Application

Estate of Ethel Jean Willis Pt Lots 5 & 6 Concession 1

Carol Leeming, Huron County Planner, was in attendance.

Rod Moorsom, a representative for the Otis Group of Companies,  was in attendance.

A Report from Carol Leeming, Huron County Planner, was presented.

Motion:  166-2011      Moved by Jason Breckenridge             Seconded by Neil Warwick

“That the Council of the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry has no objection to the consent application, File # B 14/2011,  of the Estate of Ethel Jean Willis Pt Lots 5 & 6 Concession 1 Turnberry Ward in the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry, subject to the conditions as noted in the Planning report,  dated April 15,2011.”

Disposition      Carried

Carol Leeming and Rod Moorson left the meeting at 9:25 pm.

7)  Bluewater Recycling Association

Francis Veilleux, President , was in attendance.

Francis Veilleux, presented a Power Point on the Curbside process and discussion followed in regards to the RFP submitted by Bluewater Recycling Association.

Francis Veilleux explained the automated collection services, that the Municipality has the option to upgrade to.

Motion:  167-2011       Moved by Jason Breckenridge                         Seconded by John Smuck

“That the Council of the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry accept the proposal for Curbside pickup from Bluewater Recycling Association,  to renew the current  Co- Collection service, at the cost per unit of  $83.49 for the variable option, with a total annual cost of $ 112,204.69, for a five year contract, with the option to improve the service.”                       Disposition      Carried.

The Council took a short break.

8)  Accounts

Motion:  168-2011                  Moved by Jamie Heffer                       Seconded by David Baker

"That the Accounts dated April 19th, 2011 be approved for payment in the amount   of $ 192,591.24.”

Disposition      Carried

9)  Public Works Report:                                    Gary Pipe                               10:00 pm

9.1    Turnberry Landfill Site:

2010  Bi annual Status Report:

Motion:  169-2011      Moved by Jamie McCallum     Seconded by David Baker

"That the Biannual Status Report for the Turnberry Landfill Site be received, as submitted.”

Disposition      Carried

9.2  Morris Landfill Site:

1.Meeting with R J Burnside-   Thursday April 28,2011   5:30 pm

2. Report on the Meeting with Huron East – Morris Landfill Agreement:

A report was submitted to the council.  It was mentioned that the perpetual care fund should be built up, as part of the budget costs.

3. 2011 Spring Yard Waste and Large Item Pickup in Urban Areas:

Motion:  170-2011      Moved by Jamie McCallum     Seconded by John Smuck

"That the Council of the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry authorize the 2011 Spring Yard Waste Pickup on April 28th and May 5th and Large Item Pickup May 13th and May 16th , 2011.”

Disposition                       Carried

9.3  Waste Strategy Report:

A report was submitted to the council, in the council package,  dated April 11,2011.  The Clerk also gave a verbal report, from the Continuous Improvement Fund.

This matter will be discussed at a later time,   as no immediate action is  required.

9.4    Meeting Extension:

Motion:  171-2011      Moved by John Smuck                        Seconded by David Baker

“That the Council of the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry extend the meeting past 10:30 pm and complete Item #9 and then adjourn.

Disposition      Carried

Steve Fortier left the meeting at 10:40 pm.

9.5  Proposal for the Purchase of a Pickup truck

Motion:  172-2011      Moved by Jamie McCallum     Seconded by David Baker

"That the Council of the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry  accept the proposal submitted by McGee Motors Ltd. for the purchase of a 4 x 4 pickup truck, at the quoted price of  $22,616.98.”

Disposition                        Carried

9.6   Proposal for the Purchase of a Riding Mower

Motion:  173-2011      Moved by Jamie McCallum     Seconded by Jamie Heffer

"That the Council of the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry  accept the proposal submitted by McGavin Compact Equipment for the purchase of a riding lawn mower, a Ferris Lawn Mower at the quoted price of $7,372.12 (tax included)   and net price of $6,638.83.”

Disposition                        Carried

9.7   Other Business

The Road Tour will be  May 14th    @   8 am

The remainder of the meeting will be completed on April 28th after the R J Burnside meeting.

10)  By-law 24 - 2011    Confirming by-law

Motion:  174-2011     Moved by Jason Breckenridge   Seconded by Neil Warwick

"That By-law No. 24 -2011 be passed as given first, second, third and final readings, being a by-law to Confirm the actions of  the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry for the meeting April 19, 2011."

Disposition      Carried

11)  Adjournment:

Motion:  175-2011      Moved by Jason Breckenridge             Seconded by David Baker

"That the meeting be adjourned at 11:05         pm. and this is deemed to be 2 – 4 hour meeting."

Disposition     Carried

 

                                                                        Mayor, Paul Gowing

 

 

                                                                                                                       

                                                                        Clerk, Nancy Michie