September 17, 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

September 17, 2010

9 James Street, Parry Sound, Ontario 

 


 

Council Members Present:            
Reeve:  Peter Ketchum

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

 Council Members Absent:
Gary French

Staff Present:  Stephen Kaegi - Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk
Cale Henderson – Planner
Ray Hachigian – CBO
Jane Nawroth – Planning Clerk

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

10-119
Moved by Councillor Cochrane
Seconded by Councillor Williams

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on August 20, 2010, be approved.

Carried.

3.         UNFINISHED PLANNING BUSINESS

 

i) TOWNSHIP OF SEGUIN ZONING BY-LAW 2010-80 
HOLIDAY COVE MARINA

 

10-120
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

 

WHEREAS the Council for the Township of The Archipelago discussed at the August 20, 2010 meeting of Council the possible outcomes of the proposed By-law 2010-080 being considered by the Council for Seguin Township;

AND WHEREAS Council agreed that the proposed by-law would be appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) if Seguin were to pass the proposed by-law;

AND WHEREAS Reeve Peter Ketchum spoke at the public meeting regarding By-law 2010-80, and when asked by Mayor Conn if The Archipelago would appeal the by-law if passed, Reeve Peter Ketchum’s response was yes;

AND WHEREAS a telephone poll of all of Council was conducted on September 9, 2010, and all of Council indicated their positive response to the appeal;

NOW THEREFOREBE IT RESOLVED that Council directs that By-law 2010-80, passed by the Council for Seguin Township, be appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board.

 

Carried.

 

 

4.         SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCES

 

i) BULLITT, Fay
Lots 10 and 11 of Plan M-331 Conger

10-121
Moved by Councillor Mead
Seconded by Councillor Walker

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the stopping up, closure and conveyance of a portion of the original Shore Road Allowance fronting Lots 10 and 11 of Plan M-331 in Part of Lot 20, Concession 7, in the geographic Township of Conger, on the basis of a straight-line extension of the side lot lines.

 

Carried.

 

 

5.         UNFINISHED PLANNING BUSINESS

 

i) CRANE LAKE DISCOVERY CAMP 
Lots 32 and 33, Con 9, Pcl 25835 Conger
Crane Lake Neighbourhood

10-122
Moved by Councillor Mead

Seconded by Councillor Walker

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the application for a Zoning By-law Amendment, deems the application to be complete, and directs staff to process the application.

Carried.

Council directed staff to inform the applicant that Council would consider a pedestrian bridge, but not one that would allow motorized vehicles.

6.         REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

10-12
Moved by Councillor Christie

Seconded by Councillor Hansuld

 

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

 

Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

7.         OTHER BUSINESS

 

i) 2010 MUNICIPAL ELECTION
WEST PARRY SOUND JOINT ELECTION
COMPLIANCE AUDIT COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

 

10-124
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Cochrane

 

WHEREAS the Township of The Archipelago, Township of Carling, Municipality of McDougall, Township of McKellar, Township of Seguin, and the Town of Parry  Sound, adopted By-laws to establish the West Parry Sound Joint Election Compliance Audit Committee;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the Township of The Archipelago supports the following appointments to the West Parry Sound Joint   Election Compliance Audit Committee, as recommended by the West Parry Sound Municipal Clerks/Returning Officers:

Members:  Ed Ewing, Nancy Childerhose and Peter Spadzinski
Alternate Member:  Larry Simmons

Carried.

ii)            2011 SCHEDULE OF COUNCIL AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS

 

10-125 
Moved by Councillor Desmasdon
Seconded by Councillor Williams

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the 2011 Schedule of Council and Committee Meetings as circulated.

 

Carried.

 

 

iii)        PARRY SOUND MUNICIPAL HERITAGE COMMITTEE
            DOORS OPEN ONTARIO 2011

10-126
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Walker

 

WHEREAS the Town of Parry Sound Municipal Heritage Committee is establishing an organizing committee to for the purpose of participating in Doors Open Ontario 2010, a province-wide event that takes place from April to October whereby residents and visitors are invited to discover Ontario’s hidden heritage treasures;

AND WHEREAS a minimum of twelve sites of historic, architectural, natural and/or cultural significance in Parry Sound and surrounding area would be opened to the public free of charge, for a one or two day weekend event between April 16, 2011 and October 30, 2011;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council defer any potential appointments until such time as a spokesperson can come to Council to answer questions regarding the Committee and the overall program.

 

Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

iii) POINTE AU BARIL PROGRAM COMMITTEE
      CLOSURE OF ACCOUNT

 

10-127  
Moved by Councillor Desmasdon
Seconded by Councillor Cochrane

 

WHEREAS the Pointe au Baril Program Committee established a bank account with TD Canada Trust for its purposes in 2000;

AND WHEREAS the Pointe au Baril Program Committee was a bonafide Committee of Council and has since disbanded;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The  Archipelago authorizes the closure of the bank account and that the balance of       funds be deposited to the fund established for the Pointe au Baril Rink Roof Project.

Carried.

iv)
BRUCE POWER PROPOSAL TO SHIP
     RADIOACTIVE STEAM
 
     GENERATORS ON THE GREAT LAKES

 

10-128
Moved by Councillor Hansuld  
Seconded by Councillor Seagram

 

WHEREAS Bruce Power plans to ship steam generators from Owen Sound, Ontario, to a recycling site in Sweden;

AND WHEREAS a number of groups, including The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Cities Initiative comprising 70 Mayors of centres along the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence system, of which the Township of The Archipelago is a member, are concerned about the plan to ship 16 radioactive steam generators on the Great Lakes,

AND WHEREAS the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission will be conducting a hearing on September 29, 2010, relating to this matter;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The  Archipelago hereby appeals to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission to ensure that a viable back-up plan is in place to ensure the safe and secure shipment of radioactive steam generators to Sweden, in view of the potential  environmental impacts should a mishap result.

Carried.

 

 

8.         BY-LAWS

 

i) TVO TERMINATION OF LOW POWER REPEAT TRANSMITTER
   AGREEMENT - POINTE AU BARIL

10-37 
Moved by Councillor Williams 
econded by Councillor Desmasdon

 

THAT By-law Number 10-37, being a By-law to authorize the Reeve and CAO/Clerk to execute an agreement to terminate the Low Power Repeat Transmitter Agreement with the Community of Pointe au Baril, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 17th day of September, 2010.

Carried.

ii) APPOINT MUNICIPAL BY-LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS

 

10-38
Moved by Councillor Walker
Seconded by Councillor Mead

 

THAT By-law Number 10-38, being a By-law to appoint By-law Enforcement Officers for the Township of The Archipelago:  Glenn Kargus, Public Works and Facilities Manager, Eric Thompson, Public Works Supervisor, and Lisa Voortman, Waste Lead Hand, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 17th day of September, 2010.

Carried.

9.         OTHER BUSINESS

v)
ARTS ON THE BAY
   2011 BUDGET REQUEST

 

Council requested that staff respond to Arts on the Bay that Council would consider their request in the 2011 budget deliberations.


vi)
POINTE-AU-BARIL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
      2011 BUDGET REQUEST

 

Council requested that staff respond that Council would consider their request in the 2011 budget deliberations.

 

 

vii) POINTE-AU-BARIL NURSING STATION
      25TH ANIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

 

Council discussed the poor attendance and the communication issues.

10.       CLOSED MEETING

 

10-129 
Moved by Councillor Cochrane
Seconded by Councillor Mead

 

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move into a CLOSED MEETING at 9:50 a.m., pursuant to Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001,S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended to discuss legal and property matters.

 

Carried.

 

OPEN MEETING

 

10-130 
Moved by Councillor Mead
Seconded by Councillor Williams

 

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

Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.       PUBLIC MEETING

 

i)             PROPOSED ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT Z12/10

 

A public meeting was held at 10:35 a.m. to consider proposed Zoning By-law Amendment Number Z12/10 that dealt with property owned by Elizabeth Wylie. The Planner presented his report to Council along with the written comments received to date. The Planner then asked if there was anyone present who wished to speak on the proposed By-law. Mr. Wylie was present and gave a brief history of the lot and the various structures. Councillors Williams and Seagram asked points of clarification.

Hearing no further comments, the public meeting was closed for proposed Zoning By-law Application Z12/10.

ii)            PROPOSED ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT Z10/10

Council set aside the second Public Meeting that would deal with Z10/10, as there was no one present to speak on the matter, thus allowing the speaker for the deputation to proceed prior to breaking for lunch.

Council recessed for a meeting of the Committee of Adjustment at 11:00 a.m., and resumed Council business at 11:20 a.m.

 

 

12.       DEPUTATIONS

 

i) MICHAEL JONES, BDO DUNWOODY LLP
    Presentation of 2009 Consolidated Financial Statements

 

Mr. Jones and Wendy Hawes, Township Treasurer, presented to Council the 2009 Consolidated Financial Statements and the changes that have taken place over the last year due to legislation passed by the Province, to show the value of Tangible Capital Assets and their Depreciation.

Council recessed for lunch at 12:05 p.m. and resumed business at 1:00 p.m.

 

 

13.       PUBLIC MEETING

ii) PROPOSED ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT Z10/10

A public meeting was held at 1:00 p.m. to consider proposed Zoning By-law Amendment Number Z10/10 that dealt with property owned by Nelson/Naughton. The Planner presented his report to Council along with the written comments received to date. The Planner then asked if there was anyone present who wished to speak on the proposed by-law.

Hearing no comments, the public meeting was closed.

14.       OTHER BUSINESS

viii) 2011 CHRISTMAS PARTY

 

Council discussed the party being held at Kellermans with Chef Roy, and staff indicated that they would be visiting the Resort due to all of the recent changes that have taken place, and report back to Council.

15.       CLOSED MEETING

 

10-131
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Christie

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move into a CLOSED MEETING at 1:15 p.m., pursuant to Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001,S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended to deal with legal and property and personnel matters.

 

Carried.

16.       OPEN MEETING

 

10-132
Moved by Councillor Seagram
Seconded by Councillor Hansuld

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move out of a CLOSED MEETING at 2:20 p.m.

Carried.

17.       OTHER BUSINESS

ix)
2009 CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

 

10-133 
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Williams

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council accepts the 2009 Consolidated Financial Statements as presented by BDO Dunwoody LLP, at the Regular Meeting of Council held on September 17, 2010.

Carried.


18.       COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

 

10-134
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Walker

 

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

 

Carried.

 

19.       BY-LAWS

 

iii) NELSON/NAUGHTON
     Part Ingersoll Island, part Pcl 22190 Cowper
     Sandy and Martyr Islands Neighbourhood

2030-10
Moved by Councillor Seagram 

Seconded by Councillor Christie

 

THAT By-law Number 230-10, being a by-law to amend Comprehensive Zoning By-law Number A2000-07, as amended, for part of Parcel 22190 PSSS, located on Ingersoll Island in front of the geographic Township of Cowper, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 17th day of September, 2010.

Carried.

20.       CONFIRMING BY-LAW

10-39
Moved by Councillor Hansuld 
Seconded by Councillor Cochrane

THAT By-Law Number 10-39, being a Confirming By-Law, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 17th day of September, 2010.

Carried.

 

21. ADJOURNMENT

10-135 
Moved by Councillor Seagram

Seconded by Councillor Hansuld

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council be adjourned at 2:30 p.m.

Carried.


TOWNSHIP OF THE ARCHIPELAGO

 

________________________                  ____________________________

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

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