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Meeting Minutes

Tuesday March 12, 2013

Tuesday March 12, 2013


41342 Morris Road

Tuesday  March 12th , 2013   7:30 pm

1)  Call to order:  Mayor Paul Gowing called the meeting to order at 7:25 pm, with all members in attendance for the call to order.
The meeting was called for budget discussion.

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

2)  Declaration of Pecuniary Interest: There was no declaration of pecuniary interest.

3)  Agenda:
The Clerk asked the council to give consideration to an addition to the agenda for further discussion on fire service negotiations.
Motion: 108-13                Moved by   Jamie Heffer                Seconded by   John Smuck
“That the agenda for the meeting of   March  12, 2013  be adopted as amended.”

Disposition      Carried

4)  Budget Review:
1.   Review draft budget package
The Council reviewed the draft budget package with a proposed tax rate of  0.01533210 , for residential, being a decrease of -0.1%.
Motion: 109-13        Moved by   John Smuck                 Seconded by   Dave Baker
“That Nancy Michie be directed to proceed to finalize the 2013 budget for the public meeting, to be held on April 2,2013.”
Disposition      Carried

Motion: 110-13        Moved by   Neil Warwick               Seconded by   John Smuck
“That the Council give direction that the Director of Public Works may proceed to  tender for the 2013 maintenance gravel.”

Disposition      Carried

5)  Date for the Public budget meeting:
This meeting must be advertised 2 weeks prior to the meeting.
The Public Meeting will be held on Tuesday  April 2nd 2013.

6)   Fire Proposal:
The Clerk discussed with the Council,  discussion with North Huron on Fire Service.
The Council was in agreement with the proposed negotiations of March 12, 2013 and authorized the Clerk to advise North Huron of the approval of the amendments.  
The Council will be given a report on March 19th, 2013.

7)  Adjournment:
Motion:  111-13    Moved by         Jason Breckenridge     Seconded by  Jamie McCallum
“That the meeting be adjourned at  8:55  pm and this is deemed to be A less than 2 hour meeting.”
Disposition      Carried


                                                                                                                                Mayor, Paul Gowing

                                                                                                                                Clerk, Nancy Michie