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2005-125 THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF ORO-MEDONTE BY-LAW NO. 2005-125 Being a By-law to Authorize the Temporary Closing of a Highway and to Repeal By-laws No. 94-57 and 98-40 (Main Street, Hawkestone) WHEREAS Section 11 (1) of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.o. 2001, c.25, as amended, authorizes a municipality to pass by-laws respecting highways, including traffic on highways; AND WHEREAS the Council of The Corporation of the Township of Oro-Medonte deems it expedient to do so for the purposes of recreational activities; NOW THEREFORE, Council of the Township of Oro-Medonte enacts as follows: 1. That Main Street in Hawkestone from the Government Wharf north for a distance of approximately 179 metres, more or less, shall be closed during the period of April 1 to May 15 in any calendar year for recreational purposes due to smelt fishing activities. 2. That every person without authority who uses a highway or portion thereof closed to traffic or who removes or defaces any barricade, device, detour sign or notice placed thereon is guilty of an offence and is liable to the municipality for any damage or injury occasioned by such wrongful use, removal or defacement. 3. That every person who violates any provision of this By- law, upon conviction, is guilty of an offence and shall be liable to a fine in an amount to be determined pursuant to the Provincial Offences Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.33. 4. That By-laws No. 94-57 and 98-40 be repealed in their entirety. 5. That this by-law shall come into force and effect on the date of passing thereof. BY-LAW READ A FIRST AND SECOND TIME THIS 7TH DAY OF DECEMBER, 2005. BY-LAW READ A THIRD TIME AND FINALLY PASSED THIS 7TH DAY OF DECEMBER, 2005. RATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF ORO-MEDONTE I II