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Meeting Minutes

Friday November 5, 2010

Friday November 05, 2010




Date- November 5, 2010  Time    12:50pm  Place- Council room – 41342 Morris Road


Call to order:

  • The meeting was called to order by Nancy Michie at 12:50pm with all members in attendance

In attendance:                     

  • Nancy Michie
  • Kim Johnston                      
  • Barry Shaw                      
  • Ross Goll                  
  • Gary Pipe


Others in attendance:

  •  No others were in attendance

Minutes of the last meeting

The Minutes from June 29, 2010 were reviewed.

Moved by: Gary Pipe              Seconded by: Barry Shaw


“That the minutes of the June 29, 2010 Health and Safety Committee Meeting
be adopted as circulated.”

Disposition                        Carried

Nancy Michie stated that the Committee is aware that a meeting should have been held in
September, 2010, but was moved to November to have the Health and Safety Policy
completed to review at the Meeting.

Unfinished Business

  • Gary Pipe is waiting on the budget before purchasing a new Methane Detector for the Landfill.  The current detector can be plugged in at the Landfill to keep the charge longer.
  • Exit signs are not installed at the Municipal Office’s back door.
  • CO2 Detectors are installed in the Municipal Office.
  • The Public Works Summer Students received safety clothing this past summer.
  • The Doors have been fixed at the Municipal Landfill                      

Regular Reports:

  • Workplace Inspections from July, August, September, and October, 2010, were reviewed.
  • The Bluevale Hall Upstairs Door should be looked at, for a different way of having the door opened.
  • Steve Fortier and Gary Pipe are to look at the Bluevale Hall Generator and come up with some different ideas on how to handle it and take a report to Council.
  • Kim Johnston is to purchase No Exit Signs to put on the Back door of Landfill Trailer,as the Door is unusable.

New Business:

The Committee decided on dates for November, and December, 2010 Workplace

Review the Health and Safety Manual

  • Will find out if the Municipal Health and Safety training needs to be renewed.
  • The Landfill Maps/Schematics in Emergency Plan of the Manual need to be revised.
  • Schematics need to be added for the Bluevale Hall and Municipal offices.
  • Numbers need to be revised in the Manual.
  • The next step – The manual and bylaw are going to Council for approval on November 16, 2010.
  • A Meeting will have to take place with all of staff and new Council to   go over the Health and Safety Policy and Manual.
  • Moved by Ross GollSeconded By Gary Pipe “that the Health and Safety Committee have reviewed and approved the Health and Safety Manual, in principal.” Disposition Carried

Date of Next meeting 

  • The Next Health and Safety Meeting will be held on Friday January 14, 2010 at 12:00noon at the Morris-Turnberry Council Chambers.


  • The Meeting was adjourned at 1:40pm.