January 17, 2014 Council Agenda
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AGENDA

for the

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

Friday, January 17th, 2014
9:00 a.m.
Council Chamber9 James Street, Parry Sound, Ontario
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1. CALL TO ORDER

i) National Anthem
ii) Approval of Agenda
iii) 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 December 6th, 2013, 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

8. CONSENT APPLICATIONS

9. SITE PLAN CONTROL

10. SHORE ROAD / CONCESSION ROAD ALLOWANCES

i) ADAMS, Thomas and Patricia et al G. French
    1260 Georgian Bay Water K. Williams

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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 1260 Georgian Bay Water on the basis of a straight-line extension of the side lot lines.

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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 January 2014 Council Correspondence listing.

14. QUESTION TIME

15. OTHER BUSINESS

i) ASSOCIATION OF MUNICIPALITIES OF ONTARIO (AMO)
   ANNUAL CONFERENCE – August 17 – 20, 2014 LONDON

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the following members of Council to attend the AMO Conference in London, Ontario on August 17 – 20, 2014:

_____________ ____________ _______________ _______________

ii) UNITED COUNTIES OF PRESCOTT AND RUSSELL
    AMENDMENT TO AGGREGATE RESOURCES ACT FOR
    PEAT MOSS EXTRACTION

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago supports Resolution No. 2013/208 of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell to petition the Ministry of Natural Resources to amend the Aggregate Resources Act to ensure that peat moss extractors are subject to the same criteria as other aggregate extractors.

iii) TOWNSHIP OF MULMUR
    MUNICIPAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENT CORPORATION (MPAC)
    PRIOR YEARS' ASSESSMENTS

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago supports the resolution of the Township of Mulmur dated December 11, 2013, concerning requests by municipalities to reassess property retroactively.

iv) HYDRO ONE
    FORESTRY MAINTENANCE

v) AUDITOR GENERAL'S REPORT
    FAMILY PHYSICIAN PAYMENT OPTIONS

vi) ALZHEIMER SOCIETY
    NATIONAL DEMENTA STRATEGY
   
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WHEREAS Alzheimer's disease and other dementias are progressive, degenerative diseases of the brain that cause thinking and memory to become seriously impaired;

AND WHEREAS Alzheimer's disease and other dementias most often occur in people over the age of 65 but can strike adults at any age;

AND WHEREAS Alzheimer's disease and other dementias affect more than 500,000 Canadians currently and that this figure is projected to reach 1.1 million within a generation;

AND WHEREAS Alzheimer's disease and other dementias also takes their toll on hundreds of thousands of families and care partners;

AND WHEREAS an estimated further three million Canadians face the burden and challenges of providing care for those suffering with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias;

AND WHEREAS there is no known cause or cure for this devastating illness;

AND WHEREAS the cost related to the health care system is in the billions and only going to increase, at a time when our health care system is already facing enormous financial challenges;

AND WHEREAS Canada, unlike many countries, does not have a national dementia strategy;

AND WHEREAS there is an urgent need to plan and raise awareness and understanding about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias for the sake of improving the quality of life of the people it touches;

AND WHEREAS MP Claude Gravelle, Nickel Belt, has introduced Bill C-356, An Act Respecting a National Strategy for Dementia, as he works for broad, all party and non-partisan support for an issue that touches us all. His legislation calls for a national plan that includes the development of strategies in primary health care, in health promotion and prevention of illness, in community development, in building community capacity and care partner engagement, investments in research and other (advisory board, objectives, investment in research, and caregivers and more;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Township of The Archipelago calls on all levels of government and the Federation of Municipalities to adopt a national dementia strategy, and urges all citizens of our communities to become more aware and engaged concerning the far-reaching effects of this devastating disease.

16. BY-LAWS

i) SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCE BY-LAW                     T. Desmasdon  -  G. Andrews
    CARDONA, Alex and Lilian
    1370 Georgian Bay Water

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Being a By-law to close and stop up those parts of the original shore road allowance laid out along the shores of Sturgeon Bay of the Georgian Bay, in front of Lot 37, Concession 8, in the geographic Township of Harrison, designated as Part 1 of Plan 42R-20054.

ii) SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCE BY-LAW                   I. Mead
BEAULNE, Ray
103 Crane-Walker Road

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Being a By-law to close and stop up those parts of the original shore road allowance laid out along the shore of Crane Lake, in front of Lot 23, Concession 8, in the geographic Township of Conger, designated as Parts 1, 2 and 3 of Plan 42R-20044.

iii) TOWNSHIP OF SEGUIN
     EMERGENCY RESPONSE SERVICES AGREEMENT

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Being a By-law to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute and agreement for Emergency Response Services between the Township of Seguin and the Township of The Archipelago for the period January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2016.

iv) BATEMAN, Eleanor                                     G. French      -     K. Williams
     Island 201A, Parcel 158 PSNS K. Williams
     Harrison

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Being a By-law to designate Island 201A, being Parcel 158 PSNS, located in front of the geographic township of Harrison, as a site plan control area.

v) BATEMAN, Eleanor                                     G. French       -    K. Williams
Island 201A, Parcel 158 PSNS
Harrison

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Being a By-law to authorize the execution of a development agreement between Eleanor Bateman and the Corporation of the Township of The Archipelago.

17. NOTICES OF MOTION

18. CONFIRMING BY-LAW

14- Being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held on January 17th, 2014.

19. ADJOURNMENT