July 20, 2012 Council Agenda
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AGENDA

for the

 REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

Friday, July 20th, 2012
9:00 a.m.

Council Chamber

9 James Street, Parry Sound, Ontario

 

REMINDERS:

  1. There will be a Committee of Adjustment Hearing at 11:00 a.m.
  2. There will be a Public Meeting at 10:00 a.m. to consider a proposed Zoning By-law Amendment for Robert Morel et al (Application Z02-12).

 

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. Z02-12 (Morel)



2.  DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

3.  MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING      

12-      NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on June 15, 2012, be approved.

4.  DEPUTATIONS

9:20 a.m.     Ross Mann and Vicki Van Santen
                     Proposed Skerryvore Telecommunication Tower

9:30 a.m.     Rick Harrington and Tamara Cunningham 
                     Proposed Skerryvore Telecommunication Tower

9:40 a.m.     Randall Boccia
                     Proposed Skerryvore Telecommunication Tower

9:50 a.m.     Tom Arnold
                     Proposed Skerryvore Telecommunication Tower

5.  CLOSED MEETING

12-   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

12-      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 ROAD ALLOWANCES

i)   ARMSTRONG, Robert and Suzanne 
     50 Munro Drive (Kapikog Lake)

12-    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the stopping up, closure and conveyance of a portion of the original shore road allowance fronting Lot 76 of Plan M-281, in the geographic Township of Conger, on the basis of a straight line extension of the side lot lines.

ii)   FLETCHER, Peter
      125 Georgian Bay Water    

12-      NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the stopping up, closure and conveyance of a portion of the original shore road allowance fronting Part of Lot 9, Concession 7, being Parcel 4253 PSSS, in the geographic Township of Cowper, on the basis of a straight line extension of the easterly lot line and the westerly lot line being extended as established by Part 1 of Plan 42R-18703.

iii)   SHARPE,G. French 
       30 Shawanaga Landing Road                                                   

12-      NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the stopping up, closure and conveyance of a portion of the original shore road allowance fronting Part of Lot 34, Concession 8, being Parcels 11082 and 23283 PSSS and Part 1 of 42R-10313, in the geographic Township of Shawanaga, on the basis of a straight line extension of the side lot lines.


11.   REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

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


12.   REPORT OF TASK FORCES/COMMITTEES

i)    PROPERTY STANDARDS COMMITTEE

12-      NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council appoints the follow persons to the Property Standards Committee for the current term of the Council:

-   Councillor Gary French, Chair
-   Councillor Greg Andrews
-   Councillor Ian Mead

 

13.   CORRESPONDENCE

i)   COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

12-      NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the July 2012 Council Correspondence listing.


14.   QUESTION TIME


15.   OTHER BUSINESS

i)   NORFOLK COUNTY
     POLICING COSTS & SERVICE LEVELS

12-      NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Township of The Archipelago supports the position of the County of Norfolk in demanding “Say for Pay” and that Municipal representatives be included in all present and future deliberations between the Ontario Government and the Ontario Provincial Police pertaining to the cost of policing, and to the process of determining local police service levels and delivery methods.

ii)  TAX WRITE-OFFS

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

Total South:    $4,057.61
Total North     $8,627.20

iii)  JW MARRIOTT – THE ROSSEAU MUSKOKA

Contract for 2012 Christmas Party

iv)   RURAL SCHOOLS -NEAR NORTH DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD

12-      WHEREAS closing rural schools incites a devastating loss to a community;

AND WHEREAS closing rural schools creates an upheaval of the established learning process and negatively impacts the day to day educational experience of the students – longer school bus trips to school, lengthening of the school day, loss of low teacher/student rations, creating possible congestion problems in schools remaining open;

AND WHEREAS undertaking the Accommodation Review Committee (ARC) exercise puts neighbouring municipalities, towns and villages against one another in order to save themselves from losing their anchor to their communities;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Township of The Archipelago encourages the Near North District School Board and the Government of Ontario to find cost savings elsewhere;

AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that this resolution be forwarded to Premier Dalton McGuinty; the Minister of Education; the Minister of Finance; Norm Miller, MPP; and the Near North District School Board.

v)   FEDERAL GOVERNMENT JEPP FUNDING

12-      WHEREAS the Federal Government in the 2012 Budget eliminated the Joint Emergency Preparedness Program (JEPP);

AND WHEREAS the recent tragic events in the Town of Elliot Lake and previously in the Town of Goderich speaks to the need for a timely and well trained emergency response program;

AND WHERAS the Federal Government needs to continue to provide leadership in this important area;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago request that the federal government re-instate the JEPP funding program and take a leading role in Emergency Response Initiatives across the Province and Country.

vi)    NARES PADDLE BALL ASSOCIATION

12-      NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago waives the building permit fee for the construction of the new paddle ball court.

vii)    FCM CAMPAIGN LONG-TERM INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN

12-      WHEREAS The Building Canada Plan and a number of important Federal-Provincial transfer agreements vital to Canada’s cities and communities will expire in March of 2014;

AND WHEREAS Federal investments over the last few years have helped to slow the decline of our cities and communities, and the Government of Canada has committed to developing a new long-term plan for municipal infrastructure funding in consultation with municipal and Provincial/Territorial governments;

AND WHEREAS a seamless transition from the Building Canada Plan to a new long-term plan is necessary to ensure that municipalities can continue planning their capital spending effectively;

AND WHEREAS The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has launched a campaign to ensure the new plan reflects municipal priorities across the country and asks its member municipalities to pass a Council resolution supporting the campaign;

AND WHEREAS our Township has continuing infrastructure needs that can only be met with the kind of long-term planning and investment made possible by a national plan;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council endorses the FCM campaign and urges the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities to work with FCM to ensure the new long-term infrastructure plan meets the core infrastructure needs of cities and communities;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Council urges the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities to ensure that the new long-term plan is fully in place when existing programs expire in 2014;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution shall be sent to the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Denis Lebel; to the Provincial Minister of Municipal Affairs, the Honourable Kathleen O. Wynne; to Member of Parliament for Parry Sound-Muskoka, the Honourable Tony Clement; to the Provincial member of the Ontario Legislative Assembly for Parry Sound-Muskoka, Mr. Norm Miller; to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM); and to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO).


viii)   SAIL PARRY SOUND CANCELLATION OF BIG SOUND CHALLENGE

12-      NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that


16.    BY-LAWS

i)    DEEMING BY-LAW

Armstrong, Robert and Suzanne
50 Munro Drive
Lot 76 of Plan M281, Conger

12-      Being a By-law to deem Lot 76 of Plan M-281, in the geographic Township of Conger, not to be a part of a registered plan of subdivision (Armstrong)

ii)   DEEMING BY-LAW

Gillett, Donald
75 Crane Lake Road
Lot 3 of Plan M-245, Conger                                                          

12-      Being a By-law to deem Lot 3 of Plan M-245, in the geographic Township of Conger, not to be a part of a registered plan of subdivision (Gillett)


iii)   PROPERTY STANDARDS BY-LAW

12-      Being a By-law for prescribing standards for the maintenance and occupancy of all property within the Township of The Archipelago

iv)   PROHIBITION OF THE FEEDING OF BEARS

12-      Being a By-law to prohibit the feeding of bears within the geographic boundaries of the Township of The Archipelago

 

17.   NOTICES OF MOTION


18.   CONFIRMING BY-LAW

12-      Being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held on July 20th, 2012.


19.   ADJOURNMENT

 

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