June 25, 2010 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

June 25, 2010

9 James Street, Parry Sound, Ontario

 


 Council Members Present:            
Reeve:                        Peter Ketchum

Councillors:              

John Cochrane
Terry Desmasdon
John Hansuld
Gary French
Ken Williams
E. A. (Ted) Christie
John Seagram
Rick Zanussi
Ian Mead
Grant Walker

Staff Present:

 Stephen Kaegi - Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk
Ray Hachigian – Manager of Building & Planning
Cale Henderson – Intermediate Planner

1.         CALL TO ORDER

The Reeve called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. The meeting commenced with the singing of the National Anthem.

2.         MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

10-077                                                                       

Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Councillor Seagram

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on May 21, 2010, be approved.

Carried.

3.         REPORT OF TASK FORCES/COMMITTEES PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE

      i)  CONTRACT 2010-03 BLACKSTONE CRANE LAKE ROAD/

           HEALEY LAKE ROAD GRADING AND PAVING

10-078                                                                       
Moved by Councillor Walker                                                                                                                              
Seconded by Councillor Mead

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council accepts the bid submitted by Fowler Construction Company Limited for the tendered amount of $3,934,061.92 for Contract 2010-03 Blackstone Crane Lake Road/Healey Lake Road Grading and Paving, as recommended by the Public Works Committee.

Carried.

     ii)  PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE

          CONTRACT 2010-04 SKERRYVORE ROAD IMPROVEMENTS

10-079                                                                       
Moved by Councillor Walker
Seconded by Councillor Cochrane

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council accepts the bid submitted by Fowler Construction Company Limited for the tendered amount of $134,210.10 for Contract 2010-04 Skerryvore Subdivision Road Improvements, as recommended by the Public Works Committee.

Carried.

       iii)        ONTARIO GOOD ROAD ASSOCIATION (OGRA)

                   MINIMUM MAINTENANCE STANDARDS - MMS LITIGATION FUND

10-080                                                                       
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Desmasdon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council give a donation to the MMS Litigation Fund to enable the OGRA to defend the Minimum Maintenance Standards on behalf of all Ontario municipalities.

Carried.

4. OTHER BUSINESS

      i)  HOLIDAY COVE MARINA

          SEGUIN TOWNSHIP REQUEST TO CONSIDER ALTERNATE - WASTE TRANSFER LANDING SITE

10-081                                                                      
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor French

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receive the request from the Township of Seguin.

Carried.

      ii)  WATER QUALITY STUDY – PERRAULT’S BAY

10-082                                                                       
Moved by Councillor Hansuld

Seconded by Councillor French

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council undertake a baseline study on the water quality of Perrault’s Bay up to a maximum of $10,000.

Carried.

      iii)  TOWNSHIP WASTE BINS

             MACFARLANE STREET TRANSFER STATION

Staff directed to review and report back to Council on the management of the Township bins at the MacFarlane Site.

      iv)  2010 MUNICIPAL ELECTION
            ESTABLISHMENT OF JOINT COMPLIANCE AUDIT COMMITTEE

10-083                                                                       
Moved by Councillor Mead
Seconded by Councillor Cochrane

WHEREAS Section 81.1 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, requires the mandatory establishment of a Compliance Audit Committee for the 2010 election;

AND WHEREAS economies of scale will be realized by the establishment of a  joint Compliance Audit Committee with the West Parry Sound Area municipalities;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the Township of The Archipelago agrees in principle to the establishment of a joint Compliance Audit Committee for the 2010 Municipal Election with one or more of the following municipalities: Town of Parry Sound, Municipality of McDougall, Township of Carling, and the Township of Seguin;

AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that the CAO/Clerk be directed to work with the Area Clerks to draft a by-law and terms of reference for the joint Compliance Audit Committee and to promote, interview, and make recommendations to Council for appointment to the joint Compliance Audit Committee.

Carried.

      v)   ASSOCIATION OF MUNICIPALITIES OF ONTARIO (AMO)
            DELEGATION REQUEST FOR ONTARIO MINISTERS

Council informed staff that no requests for meetings are to be submitted at this time.

      vi)  ONTARIO CAMP FOR THE DEAF

Council directed staff to send a letter to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, thanking them for their interest and work on this matter.

5.         CLOSED MEETING

10-084                                                                       
Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Councillor Desmasdon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move into a CLOSED MEETING at 10:20 a.m., pursuant to Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001,S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended to discuss personnel matters.

Carried.

OPEN MEETING

10-085                                                                       
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Christie

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move out of a CLOSED MEETING at 10:35 a.m.

Carried.

6.         PUBLIC MEETING

      i)  PROPOSED ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT NO.L Z9/10
          PLEASANT COVE RESORT INC. (BISHOP, BRUCE)

A public meeting was held at 10:36 a.m. to consider proposed Zoning By-law Amendment Number Z9/10 that dealt with property owned by Pleasant Cove Resort and Bruce Bishop. The Planner, Cale Henderson, presented his report to Council and indicated that no written comments were received to date. Mr. Bishop and the applicant’s Planner, John Jackson, were present to answer any questions. Mr Henderson asked if there was anyone present who wished to speak on the proposed by-law. Hearing no comments, the public meeting was closed.

7.         BY-LAWS

       i)  CHAPMAN, Brian & Janey
            Part Lot 24 and 25, Con 2 COWPER

Councillor French requested a recorded vote.

A2024-10                                                                  
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Seagram

THAT By-Law Number A2024-10, being a by-law to amend By-law Number A2000-07 (the Comprehensive Zoning By-law) for Part of Lots 24 and 25 Concession 2 being Parcel 6195 P.S.S.S., in the geographic Township of Cowper, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 25th day of June, 2010.

Yeas                                                          Nays

Councillor Desmasdon                     Councillor Williams

Councillor Cochrane                         Councillor French

Councillor Hansuld

Councillor Mead

Councillor Walker

Councillor Zanussi

Councillor Christie

Councillor Seagram

Reeve Ketchum

Carried.

      ii)         INFRASTRUCTURE STIMULUS FUND
                  AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT

10-27                                                                         
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Cochrane

THAT By-Law Number 10-27, being a By-law to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute an amendment to the Infrastructure Stimulus Fund Contribution Agreement with Ontario, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 25th day of June, 2010.

Carried.

iii)        2010 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS
             INTELIVOTE SYSTEMS INC.

10-28                                                                         
Moved by Councillor Mead
Seconded by Councillor Cochrane

THAT By-Law Number 10-28, being a By-law to authorize the Reeve and the CAO to execute an agreement between the Township of The Archipelago and Intelivote Systems Inc., to provide an electronic voting system incorporating voting through secure wireless, telephone and internet voting for the 2010 Municipal Elections, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 25th day of June, 2010.

Carried.

iv)        PROVINCIAL TOOLS FOR 2010 PROPERTY TAX POLICY

10-29                                                                         
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

THAT By-Law Number 10-29, being a By-law to Adopt the New Provincial Tools for 2010 Property Tax Policy, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 25th day of June, 2010.

Carried.

8.         OTHER BUSINESS

       vii)       STURGEON BAY

Council directed staff to speak to the Township’s lawyer regarding liability issues and the potential implications of moving into Federal and Provincial areas of jurisdiction and responsibility. In addition, a letter of proposed next steps is to be forwarded to the Water Quality Committee for their input, as well the Reeve is to write to the Honourable Tony Clement.

       viii)      GEORGIAN BAY WORKSHOP

A brief overview was given on the recent Georgian Bay Association’s Planning Workshop.

       ix)        CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS

Councillor Desmasdon gave a brief update on the planned events, including the dinner, for the Canada Day celebrations in Pointe au Baril.

       x )        NORTHERN 9-1-1

10-086                                                                       
Moved by Councillor Mead
Seconded by Councillor Walker

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council instructs staff to undertake due diligence regarding the firm Northern 9-1-1 and its potential usage and report back to Council with their findings.

Carried.

9. CORRESPONDENCE

10-087                                                                       
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Mead

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the June 2010 Council Correspondence listing.

Carried.

10.       SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCES

       i)          SCAIFF, PETER AND ERIC
                   Part Lot 41, Con 1 CONGER

10-088                                                                       
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the stopping up, closure and conveyance of that portion of the original shore road allowance fronting Part 1 on Plan 42R-14415, in the geographic Township of Conger, that is not fronted by an ES-1 Zone (Type 1 fish habitat), as shown in the Township’s Comprehensive Zoning By-law, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 25th day of June, 2010.

Carried.

11.       REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

10-089                                                                      
Moved by Councillor Seagram

Seconded by Councillor Desmasdon

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

Carried.

12.       CONFIRMING BY-LAW

10-30                                                                         
Moved by Councillor French                                                                                                                 
Seconded by Councillor Hansuld

THAT By-Law Number 10-30, being a Confirming By-Law, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 25th day of June, 2010.

Carried. 

13. ADJOURNMENT

10-090                                                                       
Moved by Councillor Zanussi

Seconded by Councillor Seagram


NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED
that the Regular Meeting of Council be adjourned at 12:10 p.m.

Carried.

TOWNSHIP OF THE ARCHIPELAGO

 

_______________________                  ____________________________

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

 

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