Fenelon Falls, August 23, 1880.
The Council met at call of the reeve; all the members present and the reeve in the chair. Communication read from T. Matchett, county treasurer. The following accounts were laid on the table and referred to the finance committee: John Quiball, cartage, $1.25; George H. Bertram, nails for sidewalk, $8.90; R. Rutherford, nine weeks' board for James Somers, $24.75; E. D. Hand, printing and advertising, $25; R. Jackett, fixing hill to cemetary, $5; McCall, attendance on Somers, $3; Peter Tyler, nine days' work on Bond street sidewalk, $9; J. C. Fitzgerald, registration for cemetary, $2; J. McArthur, three months' rent for Mrs. Boyce to the 1st of May, $3.
Moved by Mr. Cunningham, seconded by Mr. Austin, That the foregoing accounts be paid, and that the reeve give his orders for the same.--Carried.
Mr. Austin gave notice that at this meeting of the council he would introduce a by-law for the purpose of levying a rate on the assessment of the current year.
Moved by Mr. Campbell, seconded by Mr. Deyman, That the clerk of this municipality notify Mrs. Podger that the council will not be liable for rent for the house occupied by Mrs. Boyce after the first day of September next.--Car'd.
Moved by Mr. Cunningham, seconded by Mr. Austin, That Mrs. Podger be paid the sum of $4.50 for rent of the house occupied by Mrs. Boyce up to the 1st of September next.--Carried
Moved by Mr. Austin, seconded by Mr. Cunningham, That the sum of four dollars be granted to James Somers for the purpose of defraying the expenses of his removal from this municipality.--Carried.
Mr. Cunningham gave notice that at the next meeting of this council he will introduce a by-law appointing a collector of taxes for this municipality for the current year.
Moved by Mr. Austin, seconded by Mr. Deyman, That By-law No.----, entitled "a by-law to levy and collect rates for the current year," by now introduced and read at first time.--Carried.
The by-law was read in committee of the whole without amendment, Mr. Austin in the chair. The by-law was then passed in the usual way.
Moved by Mr. Cunningham, seconded by Mr. Deyman, That the council do now adjourn.--Carried.