September 8, 2014
- John Sankey, President
- Peter Foulger, Treasurer
- Peter Brimacombe, Secretary
- Christine Johnson
- Marilyn Koch
- Fred McLennan
- Glenn MacCrimmon
- Louise Leduc
- Al Gullon
- Shirani Wijesekera
John Sankey: He presented the agenda and asked for approval.
Motion: To thank Councillor McRae for her hard work and dedication. She first worked with the community organizing the Services Centre and then worked as a Councillor for 11 years. Moved by John Sankey, seconded by Marilyn Koch, carried unanimously.
John Sankey: The approval of the June minutes will be deferred.
Louise Leduc: Distributed a flyer Retirees in Motion.
Peter Foulger: Presented the Treasurer’s Reports. There is one report for the fiscal year ending July 31, 2014 and another for August 2014. The major financial activity revolves around our newsletter Hunt Club My Community where revenues generally meet expenses. As of the end of August there was a member’s surplus of $9,150.61. He has reviewed various banking options. There are a number of factors to consider: cheques must be signed by both the President and the Treasurer, fees for writing cheques should be minimized and interest from the member’s surplus should be maximized. Considering all factors he recommends switching back to the Alterna Bank.
Motion: To switch to Alterna Bank from the TD Bank and cancel the Tangerine account. Signing authorities would continue as both the President and the Treasurer. The amount deemed surplus to the chequing account should be invested in short-term GICs with the Alterna Bank. Moved by Peter Foulger, seconded by John Sankey, carried unanimously.
Christine Johnson: The September issue of the newsletter Hunt Club My Community has been distributed. John Sankey did the layout. Thank you and another thanks for his history article. She is stepping down as Editor but a new Editor has volunteered.
Al Gullon: Matt Young, the provincial PC candidate for our riding, mentioned John’s history article.
John Sankey: At Uplands Park, construction is underway for a swing for children ages 5 to 10. Construction costs are double to provide access to impaired people.
Peter Brimacombe: Costs are double but who is actually impaired? The children or their parents? Costs are certain but benefits are not.
Christine Johnson: No provision is made for pedestrians walking along the sidewalk at a particular spot on Hunt Club. The spot is the ramp from Hunt Club westbound onto the Airport Parkway north.
Motion: Given the dangers that pedestrians face when using the crosswalk at the on-ramp for vehicles heading north onto the Airport Parkway, when driving west on Hunt Club Road, we request that a Yield to Pedestrians sign be erected at that crosswalk (just like the crosswalk for the on-ramp heading south onto Bronson and Airport Parkway when driving south on Colonel By Drive). Moved by Christine Johnson, seconded by Al Gullon, carried.
John Sankey: He received a certificate thanking us for the adoption of Paul Landry Park.
Next meeting: Monday, October 6 at 19:00