July 15, 2016 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

July 15, 2016

9 James Street, Parry Sound, Ontario

 

Council Members Present:

Reeve:                   Peter Ketchum

Councillors:            

Tom Lundy                      Ward 1
Peter Frost                      Ward 2

Ken Williams                   Ward 3
Gary French                    Ward 3
David Ashley                   Ward 4
John Pepperell                Ward 4     
Rick Zanussi                   Ward 4
Ian Mead                         Ward 5
Grant Walker                   Ward 6

Council Members Absent:

Greg Andrews                 Ward 1

Staff Present:         

Stephen Kaegi – CAO
Maryann Weaver - Clerk
Joe Villeneuve – Manager of Corporate Services
Cale Henderson - Manager of Development & Environmental Services

 

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.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA

16-104                                                                        Moved by Councillor Pepperell

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Walker

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the July 15, 2016 Revised Agenda be approved.

                                                                        Carried.

3.         MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

            Regular Meeting Of Council

16-105                                                                        Moved by Councillor Ashley

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Williams

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on June 24, 2016, be approved.

                                                                        Carried.

            Steering Committees Meeting

16-106                                                                        Moved by Councillor Lundy

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Williams

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Steering Committees held on June 23, 2016, be approved.

                                                                                    Carried.

            Closed Meeting Minutes – June 23, 2016

16-107                                                                        Moved by Councillor Lundy

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Pepperell

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Closed Meeting Minutes held on June 23, 2016, be approved.

                                                                                    Carried.

            Closed Meeting Minutes – June 24, 2016

16-108                                                                        Moved by Councillor Williams

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Pepperell

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Closed Meeting Minutes held on June 24, 2016, be approved.

                                                                                    Carried.

4.         DEPUTATIONS

            Dustin Turner, WPS Economic Development Officer

Dustin Turner introduced himself to Council, explaining that he will be working out of the Community Business and Development Centre under the direction of general manager Bill Spinney and the West Parry Sound Community Investment Initiative for Northern Ontario Steering Committee. Mr. Turner reported that the majority of his mandate will be to implement the REDAC marketing plan, once it has been approved.

5.         REPORT OF TASK FORCES/COMMITTEES

            Planning

            Bump Rock Road Work Permit

16-109                                                                        Moved by Councillor Mead

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Frost

WHEREAS the Township is in receipt of a Work Permit from the Ministry of Natural Resources with respect to the construction of a road across Crown land to access 9 lots on Crane Lake (136, 140, 146, 148, 149,150,152, 153 & 154 Crane Lake Water), in the geographic Township of Conger;

AND WHEREAS according to the Township’s Official Plan, consideration may be given to the development of private roads or access roads over Crown land in the Crane Lake Neighbourhood;

AND WHEREAS in accordance with Section 13.15 of the Official Plan, the owners have fulfilled the criterion with respect to the requisite policies, save and except for criteria 13.15 f) of The Official Plan, which requires that the owner(s) of each subject property enter into an indemnification agreement with the Municipality to be registered on title.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Ministry of Natural Resources be advised that Council, subject to fulfilling Section 13.15 f) of the Official Plan, has no objection to the construction of a road over Crown land in order that the applicants can access their properties located at the following civic addresses:

136 Crane Lake Water
140 Crane Lake Water
146 Crane Lake Water
148 Crane Lake Water
149 Crane Lake Water
150 Crane Lake Water
152 Crane Lake Water
153 Crane Lake Water
154 Crane Lake Water

NOW THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Township shall not recognize the subject properties as being road-access properties nor shall the Township amend the owners’ civic addresses until such time as the required indemnification agreements have been registered on title for each property to be accessed by the new road.

                                                                                    Carried.

6.         REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

16-110                                                                        Moved by Councillor Zanussi

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Pepperell

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

                                                                                    Carried.

Stephen Kaegi reported that staff met with representatives from CanAcre and Pattern Development to speak to Councils concerns with the proposed transmission line and to discuss the rejection of co-locating a fibre optic line on the proposed transmission line. Staff were informed that the engineering already completed did not take into account extra services and that there would be difficulty with servicing any additional requests.

Staff was directed to send a letter to Henvey Inlet Wind Energy Centre, advising them of the situation and to notify them of the opportunity they are overlooking.

Staff was directed to update the surrounding municipalities.

Councillor French advised Council that a court order has been issued with respect to the Pattison Tax Sale. Staff reported that it had not been received by the Township.

Joe Villeneuve reported that Gary Joice, By-law Enforcement Officer, recently attended the Crane Lake Association AGM, and has another 3 meetings booked for the summer. Mr. Joice is providing an update to the Associations on the new by-law enforcement program.

7.         CORRESPONDENCE

            Council Correspondence

16-111                                                                        Moved by Councillor Ashley

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Frost

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the July 2016 Council Correspondence listing.

                                                                                    Carried.

8.         OTHER BUSINESS

            Tax Write-offs

16-112                                                                        Moved by Councillor French

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Ashley

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the following tax write-offs for 2016:

                        TOTAL SOUTH:                       $ 6343.59

                        TOTAL NORTH:                   $ 13,930.28

                                                                                    Carried.

            Consolidated Financial Statements 2015

16-113                                                                        Moved by Councillor Walker

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Frost

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council accepts the Consolidated Financial Reports prepared by BDO Canada LLP for the year ended December 31, 2015.

                                                                                    Carried.

            Township of Seguin. The New Building Canada Fund, specifically the definition of Local and Regional Airports

16-114                                                                        Moved by Councillor Walker

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Mead

WHEREAS Council for the Township of The Archipelago has received a request for support of a resolution enacted by the Seguin Township regarding the definition of Local and Regional Airports;

            NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council of the Township of The Archipelago supports the resolution enacted by the Township of Seguin which endorses the letter from Parry Sound Area Municipal Airport Manager, Neil Pirie, requesting the definition of Local and Regional Airports be reviewed as it pertains to the New Building Canada Fund.

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Tony Clement, M.P. Parry Sound Muskoka, the West Parry Sound Area municipalities, the Federation on Northern Ontario Municipalities (FONOM) and the Ontario Small Urban Municipalities (OSUM), for their support.

                                                                                    Carried.

            Association of Municipalities Ontario. Request for letter of support to Waste Diversion Ontario (WDO) Board

16-115                                                                        Moved by Councillor Walker

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Mead

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council direct staff to send a letter to Waste Diversion Ontario (WDO) advising them of Council’s support of AMO’s request for collective municipal funding to support Blue Box transition work.

                                                                                    Carried.

9.         BY-LAWS

            Official Plan Amendment No. 64

            Creen/Cherepa, Healey Lake Neighbourhood

2016-31                                                                     Moved by Councillor Walker

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Mead

That By-law Number 2016-31, being a By-law to adopt Official Plan Amendment No. 64 for lands located in part of Lot 31, Concession 3, being Parts 3-6, 10 and 12 on Plan 42R-8713, in the geographic Township of Conger be read and finally passed in Open Council this 15th day of July, 2016.

                                                                                    Carried.

            New Captial Works Borrowing By-law

2016-32                                                                     Moved by Councillor Ashley

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Frost

That By-law Number 2016-32, being a By-law to Authorize Certain New Capital Works of The Corporation of The Township of The Archipelago (The “Municipality”); to Authorize the Submission of an Application to Ontario Infrastructure and Lands Corporation (“OILC”) for Financing Such Capital Works; to Authorize Temporary Borrowing From OILC to Meet Expenditures in Connection With Such Works; and to Authorize Long Term Borrowing For Such Works Through the Issue of Debentures To OILC be read and finally passed in Open Council this 15th day of July, 2016.

                                                                                    Carried.

            By-law to Authorize Site Plan Development Agreement

            Scott Kemp/The Iron Worker

2016-33                                                                     Moved by Councillor Lundy

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Frost

That By-law Number 2016-33, being a By-law to authorize the execution of a development agreement between 1221601 Ontario Inc., operating as The Iron Worker/Scott Kemp, and the Corporation of the Township of The Archipelago be read and finally passed in Open Council this 15th day of July, 2016.

                                                                                    Carried.

10.       QUESTION TIME

Councillor French reported that the book Passion for Georgian Bay is being delivered today and will be available for pick up at the Stockey Centre and Desmasdon’s Marina until September 30th.

Council recessed at 10:24 a.m. for a 15 minute break.

11.       CLOSED MEETING

16-116                                                                        Moved by Councillor Walker

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Lundy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move into a CLOSED MEETING at 10:41 a.m., pursuant to Section 239(2) (e) (f) of the Municipal Act, 2001,S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended to deal with litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board and advice that is subject to solicitor client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose.

                        i)          Archipelago/Carling Shared Services

                        ii)         McQuillan Lake Hunt Camp

                                                                                    Carried.

            OPEN MEETING

16-117                                                                        Moved by Councillor Lundy

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor French

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move out of a CLOSED MEETING at 11:24 a.m.

                                                                                    Carried.

12.       CONFIRMING BY-LAW

2016-34                                                                     Moved by Councillor French

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Mead

That By-law Number 2016-34, being a By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held on July 15th, 2016 be read and finally passed in Open Council this 15th day of July, 2016.

                                                                                    Carried.

13.       ADJOURNMENT

16-118                                                                        Moved by Councillor French

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Lundy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council held on July 15th, 2016, be adjourned at 11:26 p.m.

                                                                                   Carried.

 

TOWNSHIP OF THE ARCHIPELAGO

_________________________               _________________________

Peter Ketchum, Reeve                           Maryann Weaver, Clerk

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