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Minutes
Cornwall City Council



    Meeting Type:Special
    Meeting ID:2009-16
    Meeting Date:Mon July 06, 2009 05:00 PM
    Location:Council Chambers
    Chair:CN=Bob Kilger/OU=CITYHALL/O=CityCornwall
    Prepared By:Denise Labelle-Gelinas, City Clerk


      
    Attendance Committee Members:Attendance Staff:
    Bob Kilger, Mayor
    Denis Thibault, Councillor
    Denis Carr, Councillor
    Mark MacDonald, Councillor
    Elaine MacDonald, Councillor
    Glen Grant, Councillor
    Kim Baird, Councillor
    Bernadette Clément, Councillor
    André Rivette, Councillor
    Syd Gardiner, Councillor
    Mary Ann Hug, Councillor
    Paul W. Fitzpatrick, Chief Administrative Officer
    Denise Labelle-Gelinas, City Clerk
    Maureen Adams, G.M.Financial Services
    Norm Levac, G.M., Infrastructure and Municipal Works
    Stephen Alexander, G.M. Planning , Parks and Recreation
    Bob Peters, Senior Development Officer
    Debora M. Daigle, Manager Social and Housing Services


    ROLL CALL
    Mayor Bob Kilger called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.


    DISCLOSURE OF INTEREST
    There were no disclosures


    RESOLUTIONS / BUSINESS ARISING FROM NOTICE OF MOTION


    2009-026 Relocation of Port of Entry
    Click for detail --> Relocation of Port of Entry

    WHEREAS it is essential that the Mayor and Council of The Corporation of the City of Cornwall deliver a strong statement in regards to the importance to the City of Cornwall of the existing Port of Entry from New York State to Cornwall and that it is critical that the direct transportation route from the Port of Entry into Cornwall be along the Brookdale Avenue corridor within the City of Cornwall; and

    WHEREAS
    closing Cornwall's Port of Entry would create a major financial and economical disaster to Cornwall businesses and cause hardship to the residents of the community.

    NOW THEREFORE THE COUNCIL OF THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF CORNWALL ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:


    That a Resolution be forwarded to Prime Minister Steven Harper indicating that Mayor and Council of The Corporation of the City of Cornwall strongly oppose any relocation of the Cornwall Port of Entry by the Federal Government or any other agency, anywhere other than through the Brookdale Avenue corridor of the City of Cornwall to any Port of Entry to and from New York State into the province of Ontario; and


    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED
    that a copy of this resolution be sent to:

    The Hon. Peter Van Loan, P,C. M.P.

    The Hon. Chuck Strahl. P.C. M.P.
    Grand Chief Mike Mitchell, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne
    Mr. Guy Lauzon, M.P.
    Mr. Stephen Rigby, President, CBSA
    Mr. Luc Portelance, Executive Vice-President, CBSA

    Moved by: Councillor Andre Rivette
    Seconded by : Councillor Glen Grant
    UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED



      COMMUNICATIONS / REPORTS


      1 Port of Entry
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      ADJOURNMENT



      NEXT REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL to be held Monday, 2009



      __________________________________ ____________________________________
      DENISE LABELLE-GELINAS BOB KILGER
      CITY CLERK MAYOR



      Motion to endorse the Minutes of Council as presented.

      Moved By: Denis Thibault, Councillor
      Seconded By: Mark MacDonald, Councillor

      MOTION CARRIED