March 23, 2012 Council Agenda
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AGENDA

for the

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

Friday, March 23rd, 2012
9:00 a.m.
Council Chamber
9 James Street, Parry Sound, Ontario


1. CALL TO ORDER

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

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

i) Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment No. Z15-10
   (Levitt, Howard)

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 February 17th, 2012, be approved.

4. DEPUTATIONS

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

i) MOREL, Robert et al ZBLA - receipt                                               G. Andrews
   Part Lot 27, Concession 5                                                             T. Desmasdon
   Part 5 on Plan 42R-6083, Harrison

ii) KENNEDY, Murray & Mabel ZBLA - receipt                                   G. Andrews
    Part Lot 25, Concession 4,                                                           T. Desmasdon
    Parcel 3747 PSNS, Harrison

8. CONSENT APPLICATIONS

9. SITE PLAN CONTROL

10. SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCES

11. REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the Reports 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 March 2012 Council Correspondence listing.

14. QUESTION TIME

15. OTHER BUSINESS

i) TAX WRITE-OFFS

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the following tax write-offs for 2012:

             Total South: $4,345.66
             Total North $7,828.06

ii) DISTRICT OF PARRY SOUND MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION
    SPRING MEETING – APRIL 27, 2012 POINTE AU BARIL

iii) GEORGIAN BAY COUNTRY
     FUNDING ALLOCATIONS

iv) CITY OF GREATER SUDBURY
     REGULATION OF GASOLINE PRICES

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council supports Resolution CC2012-48 of the City of Great Sudbury to request the Province of Ontario provide the Ontario Energy Board with the authority to impose a weekly ceiling on gas prices in order to reduce volatility and regional price differences, while encouraging competition, and that the Ontario Energy Board also be granted the power to intervene if suppliers are perceived to be gouging the market;

AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that this resolution be circulated to FONOM, AMO, NOMA, AFMO, the Honourable Chris Bentley, Minister of Energy, and Norm Miller, MPP Parry Sound-Muskoka.

v) ONTARIO URBAN FOREST COUNCIL
    PROCLAMATION – EMERALD ASH BORER

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WHEREAS over 80% of Canadians now live in urban areas and have come to rely on the environmental, ecological and economic benefits of urban forests;

AND WHEREAS the health of Canadians is sustained by their urban forests which provide services through improving air quality, cooling city streets and buildings, acting as a windbreak, shading from harmful UV rays, and filtering storm water, as well as beautifying our communities;

AND WHEREAS neither the federal nor provincial governments currently include urban forestry in their mandates except in a limited role with respect to exotic, invasive pests;

AND WHEREAS the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has not been able to stop the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer throughout Ontario and Quebec;

AND WHEREAS the Emerald Ash Borer is expected to cost Canadians over $2 Billion dollars in treatment and replanting;

AND WHEREAS Canadian forestry programs and research are solely focused on industrial forests and do not at present include urban tree planting, appropriate species research, and insect control and management;

AND WHEREAS Canada engages municipalities in a number of substantial infrastructure programs;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Township of The Archipelago calls on the federal and Provincial governments to take leadership roles in recognizing the need to support urban forestry, be establishing urban forestry mandates and programs which includes funding assistance to municipalities for the control and management of the Emerald Ash Borer-and any future significant imported diseases and insects-as well as the creation and funding of programs designed to support the on-going sustainable management of urban forests;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be circulated to The Honourable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food; The Honourable Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources; The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities; The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance; The Honourable Tony Clement, MP – Parry Sound/Muskoka; The Honourable Michael Gravelle, Minister of Natural Resources; The Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing; The Honourable Dwight Duncan, Minister of Finance; Norm Miller, MPP, Parry Sound/Muskoka' Tim Hudak, MPP, Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario; Andrea Horvath, MPP, Leader of the New Democratic Party of Ontario; the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

vi) MUNICIPALITY OF CLARINGTON
     MORATORIUM ON WIND TURBINES

vii) NATIONAL VICTIMS OF CRIME AWARENESS WEEK

16. BY-LAWS

i) PARRY SOUND PUBLIC LIBRARY
   RENEWAL OF AGREEMENT FOR LIBRARY SERVICES

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Being a By-law to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute a renewal agreement for library services between the Township of The Archipelago and the Parry Sound Public Library Board.

ii) BUILDING BY-LAW

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Being a By-law respecting construction, demolition, change of use, conditional permits, sewage systems and inspections, and to repeal By-law No. 11-06.

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 March 23rd, 2012.

19. ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

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