June 12th, 2015 Council Agenda
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AGENDA

for the

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

Friday, June 12th, 2015
9:30 a.m.
Council Chamber
9 James Street, Parry Sound, Ontario


11:00 a.m.    Committee of Adjustment

1. CALL TO ORDER

i) National Anthem
ii) Approval of Agenda
ii) Announcement of Public Meetings

2. DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

3. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

i) REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on May 15, 2015, be approved.

ii) CLOSED MEETING OF COUNCIL

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Closed Meeting of Committee held on__________ be approved.

4. DEPUTATIONS

9:30 a.m.      GEORGIAN BAY LAND TRUST (GBLT)
                      Bill Lougheed, Executive Director

9:40 a.m.      STAFF RECOGNITION
                     Mark Macfie – CBCO Designation
                    Joe Villeneuve and Chris Mahon - West Parry Sound Geography Network received Award of Excellence at the Esri Canada User Conference in Thunder Bay.

9:50 a.m.      RECOGNITION OF VOLUNTEERS IN THE COMMUNITY
                     Joan Emery and Rosita Jones

                     Presentation by Reeve Ketchum, followed by a brief coffee and cake reception

5. CLOSED MEETING

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move into a CLOSED MEETING at _____________ a.m./p.m., pursuant to Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001,S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended.

OPEN MEETING

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move out of a CLOSED MEETING at ___________ a.m./p.m.

6. UNFINISHED PLANNING BUSINESS

7. OFFICIAL PLAN/ZONING AMENDMENTS

8. CONSENT APPLICATIONS

9. SITE PLAN CONTROL

10. SHORE/CONCESSION ROAD ALLOWANCES

i) COULTER, Dallas T. Christie
    9 Georgian Bay Water

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the stopping up, closure and conveyance of a portion of the original shore road allowance fronting 9 Georgian Bay Water, on the basis of a straight-line extension of the side lot lines.

11. REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the Report of the Chief Administrative Officer as distributed.

12. REPORT OF TASK FORCES/COMMITTEES

13. CORRESPONDENCE

i) COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the June 2015 Council Correspondence listing.

14. QUESTION TIME

15. OTHER BUSINESS

i) TONY CLEMENT CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the following Council and staff to participate in the Tony Clement Charity Golf Tournament on July 6th, 2015 at Muskoka Bay Club in Gravenhurst: Reeve Peter Ketchum, Councillor Peter Frost, Cale Henderson and Joe Villeneuve.

ii) POINTE AU BARIL PUBLIC LIBRARY
    RESIGNATION OF ROSITA JONES VOLUNTEER LIBRARIAN

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WHEREAS Rosita Jones has informed the Township of her intent to resign from from the position of Volunteer Librarian at the Pointe au Baril Public Library, due to personal reasons;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council accepts with regret, the resignation of Rosita Jones;

AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that Council extends its appreciation to Rosita Jones for her time and dedication for the past five years to the Pointe au Baril Public Library and to the community of Pointe au Baril.

iii) POINTE AU BARIL PUBLIC LIBRARY
     APPOINTMENT OF VOLUNTEER LIBRARIAN

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WHEREAS the position of volunteer Librarian for the Pointe au Baril Public Library is vacant;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council appoints Diana Bayley to the position of volunteer Librarian for the Pointe au Baril Public Library.

iv) POINTE AU BARIL ARTS AND CULTURE CLUB
     ARTS ON THE BAY DINNER THEATRE PERFORMANCES
     AGCO SPECIAL OCCASION PERMIT

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WHEREAS the Pointe au Baril Arts and Culture Club has scheduled three 'Arts on the Bay' dinner theatre performances on July 8th, July 29th, and August 12th, 2015, at the Pointe au Baril Community Centre under a Special Occasion Permit through the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago designates each of the three Arts on the Bay dinner theatre performances that are scheduled to be held on July 8th, July 29th, and August 12th, 2015, to be declared a Municipally Significant Event in accordance with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario requirements for a Special Occasion Permit.

v) KEEP HYDRO PUBLIC
    OPPOSITION TO THE PRIVATIZATION OF HYDRO ONE

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WHEREAS the public electricity system in Ontario is a critical asset to the economy and vital to the living standard and well-being of all Ontarians;

AND WHEREAS it is essential that Ontarians maintain public control and public decision-making with respect to electricity;

AND WHEREAS experience in other jurisdictions shows that privatization typically means consumers pay more for electricity;

AND WHEREAS a privatized Hydro One will no longer be subject to scrutiny by the Auditor General, the Ombudsman, the Financial Accountability Officer, or the Integrity Commissioner, and will no longer be required to provide information or services to citizens under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, or the French Language Services Act;

AND WHEREAS our public electricity system currently generates hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue for the provincial government every year to help pay for public services we all depend on;

AND WHEREAS the sale of shares in Hydro One will provide a short-term financial gain for the province in exchange for a much larger long-term financial loss;

AND WHEREAS the provincial government has no mandate from voters to sell any part of Hydro One;

AND WHEREAS opinion polls show Ontarians oppose the privatization of Hydro One by a significant margin in every part of the province;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Township of The Archipelago calls upon the provincial government to:

 Halt the sale of any part of Hydro ne, and maintain Hydro One as a public asset for the benefit of all Ontarians;
 Strengthen Hydro One by investing in the next generation of workers and upgrading our electricity transmission infrastructure; and
 Respect the autonomy and local decision-making powers of local distribution companies by not forcing these companies into mergers or sales;

AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that the Township of The Archipelago communicates this resolution to the Premier with copies to the Minister of Finance, the Minister of Energy, area MPPs, and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO);

AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that the Township of The Archipelago works through AMO to encourage other Ontario municipalities to express opposition to the privatization of Hydro One.

vi) NEAR NORTH DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD – NEW SCHOOL
     REQUEST TO INCLUDE POOL/RECREATION COMPLEX

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago supports Resolution No. 15-072 adopted by the Township of Carling, to request the Near North District School Board to consider a process for collaboration regarding the location, design and funding for an area pool/recreation complex to be built in conjunction with the new K-12 school in Parry Sound.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago.

vii) THE OJIBWAY CLUB
     WAIVER OF BUILDING PERMIT FEES

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WHEREAS The Ojibway Club on the Georgian Bay is a non-profit organization and member fees contribute to the preservation and operation of its historic community centre;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the waiver of building permit fees for 2015 in the amount of $1,260.00.

16. BY-LAWS

i) HENVEY INLET WIND LP FOR A TRANSMISSION LINE
   ACCESS AGREEMENT PIN 522460017 PCL 4668
   PT LOT 25 CON 4 HARRISON

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Being a By-law to authorize an agreement with Henvey Inlet Wind LP and Henvey Inlet Wind GP Inc. (collectively, Henvey LP) to permit Henvey Inlet LP access to Township property described as PIN 522460017 being Pcl 4668 Pt Lot 25 Con 4 Harrison.

ii) DEEMING BY-LAW
    SCHROEDER, Darin & Jacqueline
    62 Cline Drive

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Being a By-law to deem Lot 62 of Plan M-279, in the geographic Township of Conger, not to be a part of a registers plan of subdivision in order that the said lot may merge in title with the shore road allowance being purchased.

iii) SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCE BY-LAW
     BRUNKE, Catrin and STILIADIS, Nick
     51 and 53 Earl's Road

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Being a By-law to declare to be surplus and to stop up, close and sell certain allowances for road set out and described as part of the original shore road allowance lying in front of Lot 19 in Concession 4, in the geographic Township of Conger, designated as Parts 1 and 2 on Plan 42R-18392 and Part 1 on Plan 42R-20337.

17. NOTICES OF MOTION

18. CONFIRMING BY-LAW

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Being a By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held on June 12, 2015.

19. ADJOURNMENT

 

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