Special Meeting on Leitrim Wetland – 29 October 2007

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Special Meeting on the Provincially Significant Leitrim Wetlands, October 29, 2007
Minutes of the In Camera meeting
Sierra Club Office Boardroom, 1 Nicholas Street, Suite 412

Members present: Cheryl Doran (Chair), Amy Kempster, Bill Royds, Carol Gudz, Janice Seline, Barry George, Theresa Jobateh (Secretary), Sol Shuster, Albert Dugal, Erwin Dreessen.

Absent: Joseph Potvin, Chris Szpak, George Wilson

Guest: Linda McCaffrey, Director of the Environmental Law Clinic

The meeting commenced at 7:30 PM.

There were 8 of 11 Alliance Directors present. Linda provided attendees with chronological information and the grounds for the Alliance to go to the Judicial Review. Everyone present was given the opportunity to ask questions and present further information related to this issue.

Motion: “To instruct the Environmental Law Clinic to proceed with the Judicial Review of the Ontario Municipal Board decision of June 18, 2007 on the Leitrim Wetlands issue”.

Moved: Sol Shuster. Seconded: Bill Royds. No objections.

Motion: “That should the Permit To Take Water be issued by the Ministry of the Environment, that the Environmental Law Clinic seek leave to appeal to the Environmental Review Tribunal”.

Moved: Sol Shuster. Seconded: Carol Gudz. No objections.

The meeting ended at 9:15 PM.