July 17, 2015 Council Agenda
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AGENDA

for the

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

Friday, July 17th, 2015

9:30 a.m.
Council Chamber
9 James Street, Parry Sound, Ontario


1. CALL TO ORDER

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

There will be a Public Meeting at 10:00 a.m. to consider the following:

   i) Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment No. Z04-15
      (Lanek / McCurdy)

  ii) Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment No. Z05-15
       (Deck, Philip, et al)


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 June 12, 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

9:40 a.m.      BRUCE LOEWEN
                     Edge Line F.R.

11:30 a.m.   STURGEON BAY POINTE AU BARIL RATEPAYERS' ASSOCIATION
                     COUNCIL'S DECISION REGARDING PHOSLOCK

1:00 p.m.      SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCE                    
                     John Jackson, Planner
                     Part Lot 15 Con 11 Conger (McCurdy, Jane) (Refer to item 10 ii) of this agenda

1:10 p.m.      PHRAGMITES
                     GEORGIAN BAY ASSOCIATION
                     Bob Duncanson, Executive Director - Presentation

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) LANEK LIMITED (McCurdy, Len) I. Mead
      Part Lot 16, Concession 10, Conger

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the stopping up, closure and conveyance of a portions of the original shore road allowance and concession road allowance, as shown on the sketch submitted by John Jackson, Planner dated June 25th, 2015, at a cost of $2.00, and subject to the Township retaining ownership of the portage area into the adjacent small bay.

   ii) McCURDY, Jane I. Mead
       Part of Lot 15, Concession 11, Conger

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the stopping up, closure and conveyance of a portions of the original shore road allowance as shown on the revised sketch submitted by John Jackson on July 9th, 2015.

   iii) SILBERMAN, Henry I. Mead
       69 Crane-Country Lane

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the stopping up, closure and conveyance of the original shore road allowance fronting 69 Crane-Country Lane 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 July 2015 Council Correspondence listing.

14. QUESTION TIME

15. OTHER BUSINESS

   i) 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.

   ii) SMARTCO. WPS INC.
       AMENDMENT TO RESOLUTION NO. 15-097 (June 12, 2015)

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WHEREAS Council passed Resolution No. 15-097 at the Regular Meeting of Council held on June 12, 2015, to approve documents prepared by the SMART Community Committee to establish SMARTCo WPS Inc. as a not-for-profit corporation under the Ontario Corporations Act and agreed to the SMART Community Committee taking the necessary steps to incorporate SMARTCo. WPS Inc. as a not-for-profit corporation;

AND WHEREAS the documents relating to SMARTCO. WPS INC.
(By-law No. 1) have since been amended;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the amendments made to revised By-law No. 1, being a by-law relating generally to the conduct of the affairs of SMARTCO.WPS INC.

   iii) REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE (REDAC)
        Verbal Update – Joe Villeneuve

   iv) ONTARIO IMAGERY STRATEGY
        SUPPORT FOR COUNTY OF PETERBOROUGH RES. No. 162-2015

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WHEREAS the Township of The Archipelago has realized value from 2008, 2011, and 2013 aerial imagery projects collected under the leadership of Land Information Ontario (LIO), a program of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF);

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago supports Resolution No. 162-2015, passed by the County of Peterborough, to request the Premier of Ontario, The Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry – Corporate Management and Information Division – to maintain and continue the current imagery update cycle and renew the Imagery Strategy beyond 2017.

   v) TAX WRITE-OFFS

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the following tax write-offs for 2015:

     TOTAL SOUTH: $ 6,340.61
     TOTAL NORTH: $12,200.67

   vi) CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 2014

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council accepts the Consolidated Financial Reports prepared by BDO Canada LLP for the year ended December 31, 2014.

16. BY-LAWS

   i) ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES

Being a By-law to permit the operation of all-terrain vehicles (ATV's), multi-purpose off-highway utility vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles on highways and lands under the jurisdiction of the Corporation of The Township of The Archipelago.

   ii) ESTATE OF ANNE KINGSLAND Remove Holding 'H' Symbol
       Part Lot 33, Concession 9, Parcel 13916 PSSS Shawanaga

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To amend By-law No. A2000-07 (the Comprehensive Zoning By-law) for Part 11 on Plan PSR-1516, designated as Parcel 13916 PSSS, located in Part of Lot 33, Concession 9, in the geographic Township of Shawanaga.

   iii) ESTATE OF ANNE KINGSLAND
        Part Lot 33, Concession 9, Parcel 13916 PSSS Shawanaga

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To designate Part 11 on Plan PSR-1516, designated as Parcel 13916 PSSS, located In Part of Lot 33, Concession 9, in the geographic Township of Shawanaga, as a site plan control area (Kingsland).

   iv) ESTATE OF ANNE KINGSLAND
        Part Lot 33, Concession 9
        Parcel 13916 PSSS Shawanaga

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To authorize the execution of a site plan development agreement between the Estate of Anne Kingsland and the Corporation of the Township of The Archipelago.

   v) PARRY SOUND PUBLIC LIBRARY

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To authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute a Renewal Agreement between the Parry Sound Public Library Board and the Township of The Archipelago for Library Service for the year ending December 31, 2015.

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 July 17, 2015.

19. ADJOURNMENT

 

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