February 17, 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

February 17, 2012

9 James Street, Parry Sound, Ontario


 

 

Council Members Present:

Councillors:
Greg Andrews
Ken Williams
Gary French
E.A. (Ted) Christie
John Seagram
Rick Zanussi
Grant Walker

Council Members Absent:

Reeve:
Peter Ketchum
Councillors:
Terry Desmasdon
John Hansuld
Ian Mead

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

12-019
Moved by Councillor Andrews
Seconded by Councillor Seagram

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on January 20, 2012, be approved.

Carried.

Councillor French left the meeting.

3. REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

12-020
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Williams

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

Carried.

4. REPORT OF TASK FORCES/COMMITTEES

i) PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
   CHANTLER BARGING CONTRACT

12-021
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Contract with Chantler Barging Ltd., be extended to include the 2012 Barging Season with a 10% increase over the original bid prices from March 27th, 2008.

Carried.

ii) POINTE AU BARIL WATERFRONT
    WASHROOM FACILITY

12-022
Moved by Councillor Andrews
Seconded by Councillor Williams

WHEREAS the Public Works Committee has recommended the construction of the washroom building as per the drawings from Muskoka-Parry Sound Engineering;

AND WHEREAS staff has submitted a list of contractors to quote on the project;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council supports the list of contractors to quote on the project.

Carried.

iii) HOUSEKEEPING AMENDMENT TO
     COMPREHENSIVE ZONING BY-LAW NUMBER A2000-07

12-023
Moved by Councillor Seagram
Seconded by Councillor Christie

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Housekeeping Amendment with respect to Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. A2000-07, as amended, be circulated for a public meeting to be held on May 18, 2012.

Carried.

5. OTHER BUSINESS

i) MARCH COMMITTEE/COUNCIL MEETINGS
   CHANGE TO MARCH 22nd and 23rd, 2012

12-024
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Williams

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Committee and Council Meetings scheduled to be held on March 15th and March 16th, 2012, respectively, be changed to March 22nd and March 23rd, 2012.

Carried.

iii) ONTARIO 9-1-1 ADVISORY BOARD
     REQUEST FOR DONATION

12-025
Moved by Councillor Andrews
Seconded by Councillor Williams

WHEREAS the Ontario 9-1-1 Advisory Board was formed at the request of Ontario Municipalities;

AND WHEREAS lack of ongoing Provincial funding for the Ontario 9-1-1 Advisory Board has resulted in the need of financial assistance from other sources in order to continue to represent our ratepayers in the face of ever-increasing technological advancement;

AND WHEREAS technological advancement and deregulation of the local telephone market makes it necessary to represent municipalities and ratepayers at the Canadian Radio Telecommunication Commission (CRTC) and the CRTC Interconnection Steering Committee (CISC) on a regular basis;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago approves a contribution of $100.00 to the Ontario 9-1-1 Advisory Board in order to allow it to continue to advance a safe delivery of 9-1-1 system for police, fire and ambulance emergency services in our municipalities and throughout the Province.

Carried.

Councillor French resumed his seat at Council.

iv) GREAT LAKES AND ST. LAWRENCE CITIES INITIATIVE
     PROCESS FOR RESOLUTIONS

Council requested that this matter be brought back on the March Council agenda when the Reeve will be in attendance.

v) AMCTO ZONE 7 SPRING MEETING MAY 2-4, 2012
    REQUEST FOR DONATION

12-026
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Andrews

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes a donation of $100.00 towards the 2012 Spring Meeting of the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO), hosted by the Townships of Strong, Armour and Ryerson on May 2-4, 2012 in Sundridge.

Carried.

vi) MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES
     CONSERVATION RESERVE C117

12-027
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Seagram

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the draft letter prepared by the CAO and addressed to the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) outlining the Township's position on a request by the MNR to transfer the Township's Concessions, Road Allowances and Shore Road Allowances to the North Georgian Bay and Islands Conservation Reserve C117.

Carried.

vii) PADDLEBALL RACKET COURT
     NARES INLET

12-028
Moved by Councillor Andrews
Seconded by Councillor French

WHEREAS the Nares Inlet Ratepayers Committee was established by By-law Number 11-44, to raise funds for the construction of a paddleball racket court;

AND WHEREAS Council is in receipt of a draft plan of survey of part of the original shore road allowance lying in front of Lot 51 Concession 6, in the geographic Township of Harrison;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the preparation of a lease agreement for the paddleball racket court.

Carried.

6. BY-LAWS

i) COMMITTEE OF ADJUSTMENT MEMBERSHIP

12-04
Moved by Councillor Williams
Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

THAT By-law Number 12-04, being a By-law to appoint members of Council to the Committee of Adjustment, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 17th day of February, 2012.

Carried.

ii) PARKLAND DEDICATION AND CASH IN LIEU

12-05
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

THAT By-law Number 12-05, being a By-law to establish policies on the dedication of parkland and cash-in-lieu of parkland, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 17th day of February, 2012.

Carried.

iii) DEEMING BY-LAW
     SLADE, Ian and Teresa
     78 South Crane Lake Road

12-06
Moved by Councillor Seagram
Seconded by Councillor Williams

THAT By-law Number 12-06, being a By-law to deem Lot 27 of Plan M-293, in the geographic Township of Conger, not to be a part of a registered plan of subdivision, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 17th day of February, 2012.

Carried.

iv) DEEMING BY-LAW
     Lees, David and Linda 
     168 Blackstone Lake Water

12-07
Moved by Councillor Andrews
Seconded by Councillor French

THAT By-law Number 12-07, being a By-law to deem Lots 1 and 2 of Plan M-544, in the geographic Township of Conger, not to be parts of a registered plan of subdivision, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 17th day of February, 2012.

Carried.

7. CORRESPONDENCE

i) COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

12-029
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Seagram

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

Carried.

8. DEPUTATION

i) SAIL PARRY SOUND

Paula Liness and Larry Barnes gave a brief update on the accomplishments of Sail Parry Sound in 2011 and their goals for 2012. Paula and Larry answered questions and indicated that they would provide information that could be used in Councillors' newsletters to draw new students into the sailing program.

9. CONFIRMING BY-LAW

12-08
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

THAT By-Law Number 12-08, being a Confirming By-law, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 17th day of February, 2012.

Carried.

10. ADJOURNMENT

12-030
Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Councillor Andrews

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council be adjourned at 10:56 a.m.

Carried.

TOWNSHIP OF THE ARCHIPELAGO

________________________ ____________________________

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

 

 

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