June 16, 2014 Council Agenda
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AGENDA

for the

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

Friday, June 13th, 2014
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 at 10:00 a.m. to consider the following:

i) Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment No. Z04-14
    (Kennedy, Dennis)

ii) Proposed Official Plan Amendment No. 59 and
    Zoning By-law Amendment No. Z09-11
    (Boyne River Association and Simkins)

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 16th, 2014, 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/CONCESSION ROAD ALLOWANCES

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 2014 Council Correspondence listing.

14. QUESTION TIME

15. OTHER BUSINESS

i) SMART COMMUNITY - REDAC
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WHEREAS the West Parry Sound SMART Community Committee has been working on the SMART initiative for approximately two years as a volunteer subcommittee of the Regional Economic Development Advisory Committee (REDAC).

AND WHEREAS the Committee's key objective is to define and develop a Broadband Strategy to deliver affordable ultra-high speed connectivity throughout the West Parry Sound Area and to provide leadership for the adoption of SMART applications, processes, and initiatives that leverage the Broadband to create economic and social value for West Parry Sound.
AND WHEREAS it is well recognized that this initiative is necessary and key to developing Innovation and Economic Development for the long term success of our Area.
AND WHEREAS the SMART Community initiative is critical for building an innovative sustainable economy, job creation and social well-being.
AND WHEREAS the SMART Community Committee undertook an extensive process to develop the concept of a SMART Community by engaging members of the Community to identify the current state as it relates to becoming a SMART Community and identify key projects that are economically or socially important to West Parry Sound and necessary to create jobs, establishing a Request for Proposal for the Broadband infrastructure, developing a business model, and completed a set of terms and conditions for a legal agreement to be entered into with Vianet, the successful preferred supplier for the fibre backbone.
AND WHEREAS the funding to complete the work to date has come from REDAC , NOHFC, Fednor and Vianet.
AND WHEREAS the Infrastructure scope of the project will be an open access network to a major Fibre trunk line between Sudbury, West Parry Sound, and Toronto and to build a Fibre backbone through the 7 Municipalities of approximately 175 km, and create 9 Point of Presence Sites ("POP").
AND WHEREAS the preferred solution with Vianet would see a Not for Profit Corporation established called SMARTCo WPS; which would be granted an Irrefutable Right to Use (IRU) for 6 fibre optic fibres from Sudbury, to West Parry Sound, to Bolton, and 2 wave lengths from the termination of the 6 fibre optics fibre in Bolton to Vianet's facilities located at 151 Front St. Toronto, for a period of fifteen (15) years with the option to renew for one or more renewal terms.
AND WHEREAS Capital costs of $35.8 million dollars being funded 30% by Vianet $10.7 million and 70% by the Federal and Provincial Governments $25.1 million, plus a Contingency Fund of $4.7M to be funded by the same parties and in the same proportion as the Capital costs which would be managed with expenditures approved by SMARTCo WPS.
AND WHEREAS there is a need for funding of an estimated amount of up to $42,000 to set up the Not For Profit Corporation and complete funding applications.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Corporation of the __________________ supports in Principle the Smart Community Committees recommendations to:
1. Prepare and submit to the Federal and Provincial Governments the necessary grant applications for funding;
2. Prepare necessary documents to establish SMARTCO WPS as a Not For Profit Corporation and which documents are to be to the satisfaction and approval by the area Municipal Partners;
3. Provide where possible easements along Municipal roads for future installation;
4. Provide where possible Municipal lands for Point of Presence and possible Tower Sites;
5. Allocate $6,000.00 from the 2014 Economic Development Budget to advance this initiative.
6. Adopt a culture of innovation in day to day business as intended by the SMART Community initiative.

16. BY-LAWS

i) TOWNSHIP OF SEGUIN
    EMERGENCY RESPONSE SERVICES

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Being a By-law to enter into a renewal agreement between the Township of Seguin and the Township of The Archipelago for Emergency Response Services to The Archipelago in the Response Area.

ii) TOWNSHIP OF SEGUIN
    JOINT HIRING OF A GIS TECHNICIAN

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Being a By-law to renew a Memorandum of Understanding with the Township of Seguin for the joint hiring of a GIS Technician on a Three-year Basis.

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 13th, 2014.

19. ADJOURNMENT

 

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