Minutes 


Corporation of the Town of Kirkland Lake

Meeting of Council

Council Chambers, Town Hall

June 20, 2006

4:40 p.m.

 

 

Attendance

                Mayor:                  B. Enouy

 

                Councillors:         L. Cunningham

                                                A. French

                                                N. Mino

                                                T. Morgan

                                                D. Weisflock

 

                Absent:                 T. Antoniazzi

 

                Staff:                      Chief Administrative Officer:  N. Allick

                                                Director of Corporate Services:  D. Studholme

                                                Director of Emergency Services:  P. Allison

                                                Director of Physical Services:  J. Roman

 

Opening Prayer

Mayor Enouy requested a moment of silent prayer.

 

Approval of the Agenda

Moved by:  Councillor T. Morgan

Seconded by:  Councillor D. Weisflock

That Council approve the agenda for its meeting of June 20, 2006, as presented.

Carried.

 

Declaration of Pecuniary Interest

Mayor Enouy requested those present to declare any pecuniary interest with matters appearing on the agenda.  None declared.

 

Petitions and Delegations

University of Northeastern Ontario

Esko Vainio, Lorraine Cantin and Antoine Garwah made a presentation regarding the possibility of creating a university in Northeastern Ontario.

               

Adoption of Minutes and Recommendations

Moved by:  Councillor D. Weisflock

Seconded by:  Councillor T. Morgan

That Council accept the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held June 6, 2006.

Carried.

 

Moved by:  Councillor T. Morgan

Seconded by:  Councillor D. Weisflock

That Council accept the Minutes of the Meeting to Open Tenders for the Demolition of 37 & 39 Duncan Avenue held June 7, 2006.

Carried.

 

Reports of Municipal Officers and Communications

i.                     Director of Corporate Services

a)                  Hockey Heritage North Parade

b)                  KLCVI Reunion Parade

c)                   AMO Conference Delegation

 

ii.                    Chief Administrative Officer

a)                  Health & Safety Policy

b)                  Kirkland Lake Store

 

iii.                  Director of Physical Services

a)                  Connecting Link Agreement – McChesney Avenue Signal Lights

b)                  Consent to Stake Mining Claims within the Town of Kirkland Lake

c)                   Mobile Sausage/Hot Dog Cart

d)                  TD Canada Trust Fundraiser BBQ

 

iv.                  Mayor Enouy

a)            MTO – Hwy 66 Speed Limit

 

Motions Arising from Reports of Municipal Officers and Communications

Moved by:  Councillor D. Weisflock

Seconded by:  Councillor T. Morgan

That Council approve the request by the Chamber of Commerce to hold the Hockey Heritage North Grand Opening Parade on Thursday, June 29, 2006.  The parade will form at 1:30 p.m. at the Joe Mavrinac Community Complex traveling up Allen Avenue; turning west on Government Road, continuing through town to the Hockey Heritage North Building.

Carried.

 

Moved by:  Councillor D. Weisflock

Seconded by:  Councillor T. Morgan

That Council approve the request by the Chamber of Commerce to hold the KLCVI Reuinon Parade on Saturday, July 8, 2006.  The parade will form at 11:00 a.m. on Main Street and follow a predetermined route, finishing on Second Street.

Carried.

 

Moved by:  Councillor T. Morgan

Seconded by:  Councillor D. Weisflock

That Councillor L. Cunningham be permitted to attend the AMO Annual Conference in Ottawa on August 13 to 16, 2006 with expenses paid.

Carried.

 

Moved by:  Councillor T. Morgan

Seconded by:  Councillor D. Weisflock

That Council approve the Health & Safety Policy dated June 13, 2006.

Carried.

 

Moved by:  Councillor T. Morgan

Seconded by:  Councillor D. Weisflock

That Council approve the request from Mr. Eric Marion to stake claims on the municipal lands located on Mining Claims L1438, L1635 and L2192.

Carried.

 

Moved by:  Councillor T. Morgan

Seconded by:  Councillor D. Weisflock

That Council approve the request from Darren Renaud to operate a Mobile Sausage/Hotdog Cart at a location designated by the Building/Planning division.

Carried.

 

Moved by:  Councillor D. Weisflock

Seconded by:  Councillor T. Morgan

That Council approve the request from TD Canada Trust to use the Prospect Avenue sidewalk outside the bank on Thursday, June 22 from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. for a fundraising barbecue.

Carried.

 


Introduction, Reading and Consideration of Bylaws

Moved by:  Councillor T. Morgan

Seconded by:  Councillor D. Weisflock

That Bylaw 06-029 being a bylaw to authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute a lease agreement with the Ontario Realty Corporation for 26 Duncan Avenue North be read a first, second and third time, enacted and passed.

Carried.

 

Moved by:  Councillor D. Weisflock

Seconded by:  Councillor T. Morgan

That Bylaw 06-030 being a bylaw to calculate capped taxes for municipal and school purposes for commercial, industrial and multi-residential classes be read a first, second and third time, enacted and passed.

 

Carried.

Moved by:  Councillor T. Morgan

Seconded by:  Councillor D. Weisflock

That Bylaw 06-031 being a bylaw to authorize the use of optical scanning vote tabulators at municipal elections be read a first, second and third time, enacted and passed.

Carried.

 

Moved by:  Councillor T. Morgan

Seconded by:  Councillor D. Weisflock

That Bylaw 06-033 being a bylaw to authorize Mayor and Clerk to execute an agreement with the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs for the Intake 2 COMRIF Funding be read a first, second and third time, enacted and passed.

Carried.

 

Moved by:  Councillor D. Weisflock

Seconded by:  Councillor T. Morgan

That Bylaw 06-034 being a bylaw to authorize Mayor and Clerk to execute a Connecting Link Agreement with the Ministry of Transportation be read a first, second and third time, enacted and passed.

Deferred to July 11, 2006.

 

Directions to Staff

The committee directed that:

1.                   Director of Corporate Services bring forward a resolution on July 11 for the Ontario Northeastern University project.

2.                   a letter or commendation be sent to Conrad Messier for his play.

 

 

Notice(s) of Motion

There were no notices of motion presented by the committee.

 

Confirmation Bylaw

Moved by:  Councillor T. Morgan

Seconded by:  Councillor D. Weisflock

That Bylaw 06-032 being a bylaw to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting of June 20, 2006 be read a first, second and third time, enacted and passed.

Carried.

 

Councillors Reports

Councillor T. Morgan commented on the King George play.

Councillor A. French commented also on the King George play.

Councillor L. Cunningham displayed the new KLCVI Reunion Flag and the banners for downtown.

Mayor Enouy also commented on the play.  He congratulated the Reunion Committee on their efforts.

 


Additional Information

There was no additional information added to the agenda.

 

Adjournment    

Moved by:  Councillor D. Weisflock

Seconded by:  Councillor T. Morgan

That Council adjourn its meeting of June 20, 2006 to an in-camera meeting to discuss property issues.

Carried.

The meeting adjourned at 6:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

William Enouy, Mayor

 

 

 

 

 

Don Studholme, Director of Corporate Services/Clerk