February 20, 2015 Council Agenda
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AGENDA

for the

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

Friday, February 20, 2015
9:00 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. Z10-14
   (Mallett, John and Anne)

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 January 16, 2015, be approved.

4. DEPUTATIONS

9:10 a.m.   MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES
                 Dan Duggan, District Manager, Parry Sound District

                 New MNR Structure, Priorities, Roles and Responsibilities

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) BOERS, Stephen and ROWLEY-BOERS, Patricia
   Application SR01-15 to Purchase Shore Road Allowance
   572 Georgian Bay Water, Geographic Township of Conger

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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 572 Georgian Bay Water as shown on the sketch prepared by David U. Maughan, OLS, dated January 22, 2015.

ii) HOLMES, Chris and WOOD, Casey
   Application CR01-15 to Purchase Municipal Road Allowance
   Parcel 4597, Geographic Township of Conger

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the stopping up, closure and conveyance of portions of municipal road allowance as shown on the sketch prepared by David U. Maughan, OLS, dated November 3, 2014, subject to:

i) the applicants paying fair market value for the lands, the amount of which is to be determined by an appraiser hired by the Township;
ii) the lands being merged with the applicants' abutting property.

iii) HOLMES, Chris and WOOD, Casey
    Application SR02-15 to Purchase Shore Road Allowance
    Parcel 4597, Geographic Township of Conger

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the stopping up, closure and conveyance of portions of the original shore road allowance as shown on the sketch prepared by David U. Maughan, OLS, dated November 3, 2014, and subject to the Township retaining that portion of the shore road allowance which abuts the Environmentally Sensitive 1 (ES-1) Zone.

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 February 2015 Council Correspondence listing.

14. QUESTION TIME

15. OTHER BUSINESS

i) VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the Volunteer Recognition Program for 2015 as recommended by the Treasurer.

ii) NEAR NORTH DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD
    ACCOMMODATION REVIEW COMMITTEE

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the Township of The Archipelago supports Resolution No. 2014/181 passed by the Municipality of McDougall to request that the Ministry of Education approve in its entirety, the Near North District School Board's application for funding submitted to the Ministry of Education, for the construction of a new grade K – 8 Elementary School and a new Grade 9 – 12 High School on one campus.

iii) ASSOCIATION OF MUNICIPALITIES OF ONTARIO
    ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING/CONFERENCE AUGUST 16 – 19, 2015

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the following Council members to attend the 2015 Annual General Meeting/Conference on August 16 – 19, 2015 in Niagara Falls, Ontario ______________________

______________________ _____________________ ____________________

iv) DISTRICT OF PARRY SOUND SOCIAL SERVICES
    ADMINISTRATION BOARD (DSSAB)

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WHEREAS the District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board has informed its supporting municipalities regarding the implementation of the Social Assistance Management System (SAMS) in November 2014 and the resulting system-generated errors in issuing financial assistance;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the Township of The Archipelago supports Resolution No. 15-01-04 passed by the District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board to request the Honourable Minister Helena Jaczek to remove the recovery of overpayments that arise from system-generated errors where it is not cost-effective or where it would cause undue hardship to social assistance recipients.

v) WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY – APRIL 2, 2015

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WHEREAS World Autism Awareness Day will be recognized on April 2, 2015, in Canada thanks to Liberal Senator Jim Munson's Bill S-206, An Act Respecting World Autism Awareness Day;

AND WHEREAS Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects more than 100,000 Ontarians. Autism Spectrum Disorder is now recognized as the most common neurological disorder affecting one in every 94 children, as well as their friends, family and community;

AND WHEREAS ASD is a spectrum disorder, which means it not only manifests itself differently in every individual in whom it appears, but its characteristics will change over the life of each individual as well. A child with ASD will become an adult with ASD;

AND WHEREAS Autism Ontario (formerly Autism Society Ontario) is the leading source of information and referral on autism and one of the largest collective voices representing the autism community. Since 1973, Autism Ontario has been providing support, information and opportunities for thousands of families across the province;

AND WHEREAS Autism Ontario is dedicated to increasing public awareness about autism and the day-to-day issues faced by individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals with whom they interact. The association and its chapters share common goals of providing information and education, supporting research, and advocating for programs and services for the autism community;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the Township of the Archipelago does hereby declare April 2nd, 2015, as World Autism Awareness Day.

vi) COUNCIL REMUNERATION
    ONE-THIRD TAX DEDUCTION

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NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED

16. BY-LAWS

i) PARRY SOUND AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
   MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
   (Deferred at the January 16, 2015 Council Meeting)

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Being a By-law to authorize the Reeve and CAO to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding between the Parry Sound Area Chamber of Commerce and the Township of The Archipelago in support of a designated Information Centre and Mobile Information Kiosk and the associated programs that are to be provided by the Parry Sound Area Chamber of Commerce.

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 February 20, 2015.

19. ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

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