WHEREAS under the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25, and S.8, a municipality may pass by-laws to acquire land;
AND WHEREAS under section 5(3) of the Act, the County of Renfrew’s capacity, rights, powers and privileges must be exercised by by-law;
AND WHEREAS under section 31(6) of the Act, if a municipality acquires land for the purpose of widening a highway, the land acquired forms part of the highway to the extent of the designated widening;
AND WHEREAS the County Operations Committee has reviewed and approved the purchase of the land described, for the purpose of road reconstruction.
THEREFORE the Council of the Municipal Corporation of the County of Renfrew hereby enacts as follows:
1. That By-Law Number 6-12 be rescinded.
2. That the lands on County Road 71, Matawatchan Road in the Township of Greater Madawaska described in Schedule “A” attached hereto, be purchased from Ontario Power Generation for the sum of four thousand, one hundred forty six dollars, forty two cents ($4,146.42).
3. That the lands identified in Schedule “A” are hereby dedicated as part of the public road allowance immediately upon registration of the transfer documents.
4. That this by-law shall come into force and take effect immediately upon the passing thereof.
READ a first time this 29th day of March, 2012.
READ a second time this 29th day of March, 2012.
READ a third time and finally passed this 29th day of March, 2012.
ROBERT SWEET, WARDEN W. JAMES HUTTON, CLERK