September 18, 2015 Council Minutes
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The Corporation of the Township of The Archipelago

M I N U T E S    
REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

September 18, 2015

9 James Street, Parry Sound, Ontario 



Council Members Present:

Councillors:           
Greg Andrews  - Ward 1 (left at noon)
Tom Lundy  - Ward 1
Peter Frost - Ward 2
Gary French - Ward 3
Ken Williams - Ward 3
John Pepperell - Ward 4
Rick Zanussi - Ward 4
Ian Mead - Ward 5
Grant WalkerWard 6 

Council Members Absent: 
Reeve: Peter Ketchum
Councillors:   
E.A. (Ted) Christie - Ward 4 (deceased)

Staff Present:         
Stephen Kaegi – CAO/Clerk
Cale Henderson – Planner
Ray Hachigian – Manager Building/Planning
Jane Nawroth – Planning Clerk 

1.       CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 9:30 a.m. and commenced with the singing of the National Anthem.

2.       APPOINTMENT OF CHAIR

15-125                                                            Moved by Councillor Mead
                                                                      Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council appoints Councillor Walker as the Chair for the meeting.

                                                                      Carried. 

3.       APPROVAL OF AGENDA 

15-126                                                            Moved by Councillor Mead
                                                                      Seconded by Councillor Frost 

          NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the September 18th, 2015 Council Agenda be approved. 

                                                                      Carried.

4.       REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL MINUTES

15-127                                                            Moved by Councillor French
                                                                      Seconded by Councillor Pepperell

                  NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on August 14th, 2015, be approved.

                                                                      Carried.

CLOSED MEETING MINUTES

15-128                                                            Moved by Councillor Williams
                                                                      Seconded by Councillor Lundy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Closed Meetings of   Council Committee meetings held on August 13th, 2015, be 
approved. 

                                                                      Carried.

5.       SHORE/CONCESSION ROAD ALLOWANCES

i)        McCurdy, Jane
          Part Lots 15 & 16, Con 10 Conger

15-129                                                            Moved by Councillor Mead
                                                                      Seconded by Councillor Frost

          NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the application to stop up, close and convey a one foot strip of the shore road allowance fronting part of Part 3 of Plan 42R-6773, in the geographic Township of Conger, as shown on the sketch submitted by John Jackson on August 14, 2015.

                                                                      Carried.

 ii)                JFive Developments (Foster, John & Janet/Brown, David, MaryAnne and Ryan/Young, David J. E.)
            Crane-Country Lane, Conger

15-130                                                            Moved by Councillor Mead
                                                                      Seconded by Councillor Frost

          NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the applications to stop up, close and convey portions of the original shore road allowance fronting Part 5 of Plan 42R-3206 and Parts 4 and 5 of Plan 42R-5245, on the basis of straight-line extensions of the side lot lines.             

                                                                      Carried.

6.       REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER                                       

15-131                                                            Moved by Councillor French
                                                                      Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

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

                                                                      Carried.

7.       CORRESPONDENCE

COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

15-132                                                            Moved by Councillor Zanussi
                                                            Seconded by Councillor Walker

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the September 2015 Council Correspondence listing.

                                                                      Carried.

Councillor Zanussi noted two pieces of correspondence, the first dealing with the closure of the Parry Sound office of MPAC and the second being the 50% increase in court costs for Justices of the Peace, etc.

8.       OTHER BUSINESS

i)                 RESIGNATION OF COUNCILLOR E.A. (TED) CHRISTIE
          COUNCILLOR – WARD 4

15-133                                                            Moved by Councillor Zanussi
                                                            Seconded by Councillor Pepperell

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago receives and accepts the resignation of Councillor Ted Christie for Ward 4.

                                                                      Carried.

ii)               BY-ELECTION WARD 4

15-134                                                            Moved by Councillor Pepperell
                                                                      Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago authorizes that a by-election be held in Ward 4 to elect a new Councillor to fill the vacancy left by the resignation and death of Councillor Ted Christie.

                                                                      Carried.   

iii)              NARES INLET PADDLEBALL COURT COMMITTEE
                    COUNCIL APPOINTMENT

15-135                                                            Moved by Councillor French
                                                                      Seconded by Councillor Williams

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council appoints Peter Frost as the new Council representative on the Nares Inlet Paddleball Court Committee thereby replacing John Hansuld who is no longer a member of Council.

                                                            Carried.

          iv)       RURAL ONTARIO MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION
                    ONTARIO COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE FUND

15-136                                                            Moved by Councillor Williams
                                                            Seconded by Councillor Andrews 

          WHEREAS the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF) was established in 2011 to address infrastructure needs in smaller 
         municipalities;

AND WHEREAS the original funding was based on application submissions that needed to meet criteria set by the Province;

AND WHEREAS the Minister responsible at the 2014 AMO Annual Conference committed to making  a portion by application and a portion by allocation and who at subsequent meetings indicated it would go to 100% allocation and increase in amount to deal with infrastructure shortfall;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago support making to OCIF funding being 100% by allocation so long as the allocation formula is based on households rather than permanent population as it will more accurately reflect the infrastructure requirements of seasonal properties.

                                                            Carried.

iv)             DISTRICT OF PARRY SOUND MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION
          FALL MEETING – POINTE AU BARIL

15-137                                                            Moved By Councillor Lundy
                                                            Seconded by Councillor Frost

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the following members of Council and staff be authorized to attend the District of Parry Sound Municipal Association meeting at Pointe au Baril on October 2nd, 2015:         

Councillor Walker    Councillor French     Councillor Williams     Councillor Zanussi   

Councillor Mead    Councillor Andrews     Councillor Lundy     Stephen Kaegi, CAO

                                                                      Carried.

          vi)       GEORGIAN CLIFFS MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY
                    COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

15-138                                                            Moved by Councillor Andrews 
                                                                     
Seconded by Councillor French

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council appoints the following members to the Georgian Cliffs Memorial Park Cemetery Committee for the term of  Council:

                    Joan Emery - Chair; Murray Kennedy, Janine Morel, Robert Morel, and Carman Emery; and Councillor Andrews and Lundy.

                                                                      Carried.

          vii)      AMO SUPPORT FOR SYRIAN REFUGEE CRISIS
                    DONATION CHALLENGE TO LIFELINE SYRIA

15-139                                                            Moved by Councillor Lundy
                                                                      Seconded by Councillor Williams

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago agrees to meet the challenge set by AMO and shall therefore send $100 as requested to Lifeline Syria.

                                                            Carried.

          viii)     POINTE AU BARIL NURSING STATION / AMBULANCE BAY

15-140                                                            Moved By Councillor Williams
                                                                      Seconded by Councillor Lundy 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago accepts the quotation from Ledger Steel Systems Inc. for the erection of steel pile foundation for the Pointe au Baril Nursing Station/Ambulance Bay.

          ix)       HEALEY LAKE ROAD – RECLAMITE TREATMENT

15-141                                                            Moved by Councillor Williams
                                                                      Seconded by Councillor Mead

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council authorizes the non-budgeted expenditure for the reclamite treatment of Healey Lake Road for the amount of $215,257.00 plus HST.

                                                            Carried.

          xi)       PARRY SOUND AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

15-142                                                            Moved by Councillor Andrews
                                                                      Seconded by Councillor French

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council authorizes an emergency donation as requested by the Chamber of Commerce in the amount of $5,000.

                                                            Carried.

9.       BY-LAWS 

i)        ATV/ALL-TERRAIN/MULTI-PURPOSE OFF-HIGHWAY UTILITY AND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES BY-LAW 15-24

15-34                                                              Moved by Councillor Mead
                                                         Seconded by Councillor French

THAT By-law Number 15-34, being a by-law to repeal Schedule “A” to By-law Number 15-24, Being a By-law to permit the operation of all-terrain vehicles (ATV’s), multi-purpose off-highway utility vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles on highways and lands under the jurisdiction of the Corporation of the Township of The Archipelago, 2015, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 18th day of September, 2015.

                                                                      Carried.

Councillor Zanussi declared a pecuniary interest and withdrew from the Council table. 

          ii)       LOGAN/ KINGISSEPP - OPA No.63                       

Part Island B717, Lot 36 Plan 197, Cowper                                                                                  

15-35                                                                       Moved by Councillor Frost
                                                                     Seconded by Councillor Pepperell 

THAT By-law Number 15-35, being a by-law to adopt Official Plan Amendment No. 63, being Part of Island B717 (Isabella Island), designated as Lot 36 on Plan 197, in front of the geographic Township of Cowper, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 18th day of September, 2015.

                                                                      Carried. 

Councillor Zanussi resumed his seat at Council. 

Council recessed at 9:45 a.m. and resumed business at 10:00 a.m. 

10.     PUBLIC MEETINGS 

A Public Meeting was held at 10:00 a.m. to deal with the following proposed Zoning By-law Amendments. 

i)        Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment No. Z02-15
                   (Bryce, David, et al)  

Cale Henderson, Chief Planner, called the meeting to order and read out the purpose and the effect of the amendment and provided background information and summarized the application for proposed Zoning By-law Amendment Z02-15. 

As there were no other public attendees present to speak in support of or in opposition to the application, the public meeting was declared closed at 10:11 a.m. 

ii)        Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment No. Z03-15
           (Smith, Peter, et al) 


Cale Henderson, Chief Planner, called the meeting to order and read out the purpose and the effect of the amendment and provided background information and summarized the application for proposed Zoning By-law Amendment Z03-15. 

As there were no other public attendees present to speak in support of or in opposition to the application, the public meeting was declared closed at 10:20 a.m.                   

11.     BY-LAWS 

iii)       SMITH / BRYCE - Zoning By-law Amendment
Part Island 417A, being Pts 1, 2 and 3 PSR-785 Shawanaga 

A2069-15                                                        Moved by Councillor French
                                                  Seconded by Councillor Williams 

THAT By-law Number A2069-15, being a by-law to amend By-law No. A2000-07 (the Comprehensive Zoning By-law) for Parts 1, 2 and 3 on Plan PSR-785, in front of the geographic Township of Shawanaga, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 18th day of September, 2015. 

                                                                      Carried. 

Councillor Andrews left the meeting and did not return. 

Council recessed and resumed business at 1:00 p.m. 

12.     DEPUTATION 

i)                 DR. JIM CHIRICO, MEDICAL OFFICER OF HEALTH/ CEO
          NEW PROPOSED BUILDING FOR NORTH BAY PARRY SOUND
          DISTRICT HEALTH UNIT

Dr. Jim Chirico, Medical Officer of Health and CEO for the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit spoke to Council regarding the proposed new building and its potential financial impact to municipalities.

Dr. Chirico described in detail the steps that have been taken in the project, from purchasing of the property to the design and costing processes to date. The Board for the Health Unit and Dr. Chirico are confident that they have taken enough precautions that the new structure will not require any additional levy to the municipalities.

Council asked various questions regarding the size of the building and financial questions and the response received satisfied any concerns of Council.

13.     OTHER BUSINESS 

i)                 NORTH BAY PARRY SOUND DISTRICT HEALTH UNIT
          ACCOMMODATION PLANNING – PHASE II APPROVAL REQUEST 

15-143                                                  Moved by Councillor French
                                                            Seconded by Councillor Lundy

WHEREAS the briefing note provided by the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit provides adequate detailed background information regarding the minimal financial implications to municipalities for the project;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago gives its approval to the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit to proceed with Phase II of the project as submitted.

                                                            Carried.          

14.     CONFIRMING BY-LAW 

15-36                                                    Moved by Councillor Mead     
                                                            Seconded by Councillor Pepperell 

That By-law Number 15-36, being a By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held on September 18th, 2015, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 18th day of September, 2015.

                                                                       Carried.

15.     ADJOURNMENT

 

15-144                                                            Moved by Councillor Zanussi
                                                                      Seconded by Councillor Williams

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council held on September 18th, 2015 be adjourned at 1:41 p.m.

                                                            Carried.

 

TOWNSHIP OF THE ARCHIPELAGO

_____________________________                 ___________________________

Peter Ketchum, Reeve                             Stephen P. Kaegi, CAO/Clerk

 

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