Council changes meeting dates

Council directed Clerk Glenn Treftlin to reschedule four council meetings in 2004 at its meeting Monday night.
The meeting slated for May 24 was changed to May 25 due to Victoria Day while the Oct. 11 one was rescheduled to Oct. 12 due to Thanksgiving.
The Dec. 13 meeting was pencilled in for Dec. 6 instead to avoid successive Monday meetings that month, while the Dec. 27 meeting was changed to Dec. 20 since Dec. 27 and 28 are Christmas holidays for the Civic Centre in 2004.
Also at Monday night’s meeting, council:
•authorized renewal of membership with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities by paying the membership fee $998.02;
•authorized a donation of $100 to the Rainy River District Music Festival Association;
•authorized a report of pertinent conferences for 2004, and agreed to notify administration of their interest in, and availability for, attendance at these meetings as soon as possible;
•named the officers of the Corporation of the Town of Fort Frances and the signing officers. The officers are Dan Onichuk, Roy Avis, Tannis Drysdale, Struchan Gilson, Todd hamilton, Neil Kabel, and Rick Wiedenhoeft. The signing officers are Onichuk, acting CAO Mark McCaig, clerk Glenn Treftlin, and treasurer Margaret Dupuis;
•approved a report from Doug Brown, manager of Operations and Facilities, thereby ensuring the town meets the deadline to apply for a top-up funding from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp. as it relates to work completed at the water treatment plant; and
•accepted the November, 2003 drinking water systems monthly summary report.