August 19, 2011 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 
August 19, 2011
9 James Street
, Parry Sound, Ontario 


Council Members Present:
Reeve: Peter Ketchum

Councillors:
Greg Andrews
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

1.         CALL TO ORDER

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

2.         MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING 
11-104
Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Councillor Desmasdon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on July 15, 2011, be approved.

Carried.

3.         REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

11-105
Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

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

Carried.

4.         CORRESPONDENCE

i)  COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

11-106
Moved by Councillor Zanussi 
Seconded by Councillor Walker

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the August 2011 Council Correspondence listing.

Carried.

ii)  PROPOSED SALE OF CROWN LAND
     HARRISON, Mark
     124 – Island B704 (McLaren Island) COWPER

11-107
Moved by Councillor Seagram

Seconded by Councillor Christie

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Ministry of Natural Resources be advised that Council has no objection to the sale of a portion of Crown Reserve fronting Location GC104 on Island B704 (McLaren Island), in the geographic Township of Cowper.

Carried.

5.         OTHER BUSINESS

i)  2010 CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

11-108
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Hansuld

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council accepts the 2010 Consolidated Financial Statements as presented by BDO Dunwoody on August 18, 2011.

Carried.

ii)         LICENSE TO OCCUPY /PADDLE BALL COURT

11-109
Moved by Councillor Hansuld 
Seconded by Councillor Andrews

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves in principle a license to occupy the sixty-six foot municipal shore road allowance in front of ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Lot 50/51, Concession 6, Harrison Township to construct a Paddleball Racket Court;

AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that all costs shall be borne by the applicant(s).

Carried.

iii)        2012 SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS

11-110
Moved by Councillor Walker 
Seconded by Councillor Seagram

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the 2012Schedule of Meetings as submitted/amended.

Carried.

iv)        50TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

11-111
Moved by Councillor Andrews 
Seconded by Councillor Desmasdon

WHEREAS Edward Earnest and Gloria Jean Gardner of Pointe au Baril are celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary on September 8, 2011;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago extend their congratulations and best wishes on this very happy and memorable occasion and wish Earnest and Gloria many more years of love and happiness, good health, prosperity and longevity together.

Carried.

v)         POINTE AU BARIL WATERFRONT IMPROVEMENT PROJECT 
            PHASE 3 – WHARF OFFICE & PUBLIC WASHROOM FACILITY

11-112
Moved by Councillor Williams 
Seconded by Councillor Desmasdon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the termination of the tender process for the Pointe au Baril Waterfront Improvement Project, Phase 3 – Wharf Office & Public Washroom Facility as the bids received in response to the tender were significantly higher than the budget for the project;

AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that the CAO shall send a letter to bidders expressing thanks for their interest in the project.

Carried.

vi)        NUISANCE BEARS
            MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES (MNR)

Councillor Zanussi informed Council of the ongoing nuisance bear problem in Ward 4 and specifically around McLaren Island. The local ratepayers were frustrated with the response they were receiving from the MNR staff in the Bear Wise Program and have started to arm themselves with various weapons to take care of the bear problem.

Council directed staff to explore potential solutions with Ministry staff and report back to Council.

v)         ANNUAL NORM MILLER GOLF DAY

11-113
Moved by Councillor Williams
Seconded by Councillor Walker

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes Reeve Ketchum, Councillor Hansuld and two staff members to attend the Norm Miller Golf Day on August 29, 2011, in Bracebridge.

Carried.

6.         BY-LAWS

Councillor Mead declared a pecuniary interest and removed himself from Council.

i)  SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCE BY-LAW
   
MEAD, Samantha et al 
    Part Lot 26, Conc. 10 CONGER

11-39
Moved By Councillor Walker

Seconded by Councillor Hansuld

THAT By-law Number 11-39, being a By-law to declare to be surplus and to stop up, close and sell part of the original Shore Road Allowance in front of Parcel 16016 Parry Sound South Section being Part of Lot 26, Concession 10, geographic Township of Conger, now in the Township of The Archipelago, in the District of Parry Sound, such lands being described as Part 3 of Plan 42R-19271, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 19th day of August, 2011.

Carried.

Councillor Mead resumed his seat on Council.

ii)         HOLIDAY COVE MARINA
            LEASE AGREEMENT/MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES

11-40
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Christie

THAT By-law Number 11-40, being a By-law to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute a lease agreement between the Province of Ontario and The Corporation of the Township of The Archipelago for lands described as: All of Location CL 15568, being part of the bed of the Georgian Bay in front of the Shore Road Allowance in front of Lot 32, Con 11 in the geographic Township of Foley, Municipal Township of Seguin, Territorial District of Parry Sound and designated as Part 1, on Reference Plan 42R-8842, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 19th day of August, 2011.

Carried.

7.         CONFIRMING BY-LAW

11-41
Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Councillor Williams

THAT By-Law Number 11-41, being a Confirming By-law, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 19th day of August, 2011.

Carried.

8. ADJOURNMENT 

11-114
Moved by Councillor Desmasdon
Seconded by Councillor Seagram

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council be adjourned at 10:47 a.m.

Carried.

 

TOWNSHIP OF THE ARCHIPELAGO

_____________________________                   ____________________________

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





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