January 20, 2012 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

January 20, 2012
9 James Street, Parry Sound, Ontario


Council Members Present:
Reeve: Peter Ketchum

 

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

Council Members Absent:
Councillor Gary French

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

12-001
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Desmasdon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on December 2, 2011, be approved.

Carried.

3. SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCES

i) SLADE, Ian and Teresa
   78 South Crane Lake Road
   Lot 27 of Plan M-293, Crane Lake

12-002
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 Lot 27 of Plan M-293, in the geographic Township of Conger, on the basis of a straight-line extension of the easterly lot line and an extension of the westerly lot line to accommodate the existing driveway, and subject to the applicants submitting an application to deem the lot not to be a lot on a registered plan of subdivision, thereby allowing the portions to merge.

Carried.

ii) LEISURE BAY RESORT & MARINE
    221 South Shore Road, Pointe au Baril

12-003
Moved by Councillor Desmasdon
Seconded by Councillor Andrews

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the stopping up, closure and conveyance of portions of the original shore road allowance fronting Leisure Bay Resort & Marine, as shown in the application, and to accommodate the applicant entering into a 50-year lease with the Ministry of Natural Resources for the continued use of the existing commercial water lots.

Carried.

4. REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

12-004
Moved by Councillor Williams
Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

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

Carried.

5. REPORT OF TASK FORCES/COMMITTEES

i) PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
   HOLIDAY COVE MARINA

12-005
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council accepts the quotation in the amount of $55,000.00 plus HST from Pipefusion Services Inc., for the supply of Dock "C" at Holiday Cove Marina.

Carried.

6. CORRESPONDENCE

i) COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

12-006
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Mead

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the January 2012 Council Correspondence listing.

Carried.

7. BY-LAWS

i) BLACK, Marshall and Tamara 
   Zoning By-law Amendment
   Part of Island B-686 Parcel 6339 PSSS, Conger

A2036-12
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Seagram

THAT By-law Number A2036-12, being a By-law to amend Comprehensive Zoning By-law Number A2000-07 for Island B-686, being Parcel 6339 PSSS, in front of the geographic Township of Conger, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 20th day of January, 2012.

Carried.

ii) MUNK, Anthony
    Zoning By-law Amendment
    Island B-445 Parcel 9381, Cowper

A2039-12
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Seagram

THAT By-law Number A2039-12, being a By-law to amend Comprehensive Zoning By-law Number A2000-07 for Island B-445, being Parcel 9381 PSSS, in front of the geographic Township of Cowper, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 20th day of January, 2012.

Carried.

8. QUESTION TIME

i) ASSOCIATION OF MUNICIPALITIES OF ONTARIO (AMO)

Reeve Ketchum informed Council that he has been requested to potentially sit on an AMO Committee that would be dealing with the issue of "doctor rostering" and other health care issues that impact municipalities.

Council asked staff to speak to the CEO of the West Parry Sound Health Centre regarding usage of nursing stations and the dissolution of Nursing Station Committees.

9. OTHER BUSINESS

i) NORTH BAY PARRY SOUND DISTRICT HEALTH UNIT
   CONTRABAND TOBACCO

12-007
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Desmasdon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago supports Resolution No. B0H/2011/11/08 adopted by the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit in support of the efforts of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and the Ministry of Finance to control Contraband tobacco and the Ministries continued commitment to maintain a strong focus on tobacco control.

Carried.

ii) FEDERATION OF NORTHERN ONTARIO MUNICIPALITIES (FONOM)
    ANNUAL CONFERENCE – MAY 9-11, 2012 NORTH BAY

12-008
Moved by Councillor Andrews
Seconded by Councillor Christie

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the following Council members to attend the FONOM Conference in North Bay on May 9-11, 2012:

Reeve Ketchum, Councillors Walker, Seagram and Williams.

Carried.

iii) MUNICIPALITY OF CLARINGTON
    COMMERCIAL FILL OPERATIONS

12-009
Moved by Councillor Hansuld
Seconded by Councillor Williams

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago supports Resolution No. GPA-720-11 adopted by the Municipality of Clarington on December 19, 2011, to request the Ministry of the Environment to establish guidelines, regulations and a Provincially-regulated approval process to govern the quality of fill imported to a receiving site for purposes other than Brownfield redevelopment.

Carried.

iv) MUNICIPALITY OF CLARINGTON
     MUNICIPAL DEFICITS

12-010
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Hansuld

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago supports Resolution No. GPA-719-11 adopted by the Municipality of Clarington on December 19, 2011, to request the Premier of Ontario to provide the same per capita funding (that includes seasonal population) to all local municipalities when and if any municipality in Ontario receives special funding from the Province to cover a budget deficit.

Carried.

v) DISTRICT OF PARRY SOUND SOCIAL SERVICES
    ADMINISTRATION BOARD
    SOCIAL HOUSING SERVICES CORPORATION (SHSC)

12-011
Moved by Councillor Mead
Seconded by Councillor Seagram

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago supports Resolution No. 1111-02 adopted by the District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board, that the Province of Ontario ensures that the Social Housing Services Corporation (SHSC) be expected to have an open, competitive bidding process for insurance and all of its other programs and services.

Carried.

vi) HOWARD JOY – DECEASED
     FORMER COUNCILLOR WARD 2 (December 2000 – November 2003)

Council held a moment of silence in remembrance of Councillor Joy and sent a letter of condolence to his family.

vii) REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE (REDAC)
     SMART COMMUNITIES BUSINESS PLAN

12-012
Moved by Councillor Mead
Seconded by Councillor Williams

WHEREAS the Regional Economic Development Advisory Committee (REDAC) has, through the Parry Sound Area Community Business & Development Centre Inc. (CBDC), made application for funding assistance to both Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation and Industry Canada FedNor for the Smart Communities Business Plan;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago supports the application for funding assistance to both Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation and Industry Canada FedNor for the Smart Communities Business Plan.

Carried.

viii) TAX WRITE-OFFS

12-013
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Desmasdon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the following tax write-off for 2011:

TOTAL NORTH: $2,066.10

Carried.

ix) DISTRICT OF PARRY SOUND MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION MEETING
     POINTE AU BARIL COMMUNITY CENTRE – APRIL 27, 2012

12-014
Moved by Councillor Desmasdon
Seconded by Councillor Williams

WHEREAS the Township of The Archipelago is hosting the Spring 2012 Meeting of the District of Parry Sound Municipal Association on April 27, 2012;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes an expenditure of up to $3,000.00 for this event.

Carried.

Councillor Desmasdon is arranging the gifts to be given at the event.

x) APPOINTMENT OF CHAIR

12-015
Moved by Councillor Hansuld
Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council appoint Councillor Walker to act as the Chair of the February Council meeting, while Reeve Ketchum is absent.

Carried.

10. BY-LAWS

iii) STEWARDSHIP ONTARIO - NEW MUNICIPAL HAZARDOUS
     OR SPECIAL WASTE SERVICES AGREEMENT

12-01
Moved by Councillor Williams
Seconded by Councillor Christie

THAT By-law Number 12-01, being a By-law to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute an agreement between Stewardship Ontario and the Township of The Archipelago for a New Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste Services Agreement, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 20th day of January, 2012.

Carried.

iv) DEEMING BY-LAW
     CHIN, Scott
     64 Cline Drive, Kapikog Lake

12-02
Moved by Councillor Walker
Seconded by Councillor Mead

THAT By-law Number 12-02, being a By-law to deem Lot 61 of Plan M-279, in the geographic Township of Conger, not to be a part of a registered plan of subdivision (Chin, Scott) , be read and finally passed in Open Council this 20th day of January, 2012.

Carried.

Councillor Andrews left the meeting.

11. OTHER BUSINESS

i) ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE (OPP)

Council discussed the meeting held with the OPP on January 18, 2012, and the next steps to be taken as a result of the meeting.

ii) PROPOSED AMBULANCE BASE – POINTE AU BARIL

Councillor Desmasdon discussed the issue of the proposed new ambulance base for Pointe au Baril with Council.

iii) REEVES AND MAYORS MEETING

The Reeve discussed the various items on the upcoming Heads of Council meeting and sought Council's input.

iv) DONATIONS

Councillor Williams discussed the matter of donations and their application to various items.

12. CLOSED MEETING

12-016
Moved by Councillor Mead
Seconded by Councillor Walker

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move into a CLOSED MEETING at 11:50 a.m., pursuant to Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001,S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended to discuss property matters.

13. OPEN MEETING

12-017
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move out of a CLOSED MEETING at 11:58 a.m.

Carried.

14. CONFIRMING BY-LAW

12-03
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Desmasdon

THAT By-Law Number 12-03, being a Confirming By-law, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 20th day of January, 2012.

Carried.

15. ADJOURNMENT

12-018
Moved by Councillor Hansuld
Seconded by Councillor Walker

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council be adjourned at 11:59 a.m.

Carried.

 

TOWNSHIP OF THE ARCHIPELAGO

________________________ ____________________________

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

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