June 14, 2013 Council Minutes
Council - Council Minutes

The Corporation of the Township of The Archipelago

M I N U T E S
REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL
June 14, 2013
9 James Street, Parry Sound, Ontario


 

Council Members Present:
Acting Reeve: E.A. (Ted) Christie

Councillors:
Greg Andrews
Terry Desmasdon
John Hansuld
Gary French
Ken Williams
John Seagram
Rick Zanussi
Ian Mead
Grant Walker

Council Members Absent:
Reeve Peter Ketchum

Staff Present:
Stephen Kaegi – Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk
Maryann Weaver – Deputy Clerk

1. CALL TO ORDER

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

2. DEPUTATIONS

i) POINTE AU BARIL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Mike Granka spoke to Council about his proposal to utilize the Chamber of Commerce building/property for his towing business while still having an area to disperse brochures for local businesses. In addition to agreeing to maintain the property and building Mr. Granka indicated that his spouse's business would be relocated to this site which would thus allow them to man the building to serve the travelling public.

Council following an exchange of questions and answers with Mr. Granka, agreed in principle to the proposal and directed staff to prepare an agreement.

ii) INTERNET SERVICE – TORCH NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS

TK Thomas of Torch Network Communications spoke to Council about his internet company, a small company that specializes in getting internet to "hard to get signal areas". Mr. Thomas explained to Council different ways he has been successful in supplying internet service to islands on Georgian Bay as well as areas where property owners are unable to get access from the existing towers in the Township.

Mr. Thomas requested support from Council to aid in spreading the word out to the ratepayers.

3. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING REEVE

13-052
Moved by Councillor Desmasdon
Seconded by Councillor Mead

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that for the purpose of conducting the Regular Meeting of Council on June 14th, 2013, Councillor E.A. (Ted) Christie is hereby appointed Acting Reeve in the absence of Reeve Ketchum.

Carried.

4. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

13-053
Moved by Councillor Walker
Seconded by Councillor Desmasdon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on May 8, 2013, be approved.

Carried.

5. OFFICIAL PLAN/ZONING AMENDMENTS

i) GEORGIAN BAY LAND TRUST/AMERICAN FRIENDS
OF CANADIAN LAND TRUSTS
Island B-901, Shawanaga/Island B-746, Shawanaga
Part of Ingersoll Island, Cowper

13-054
Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Councillor Mead

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the Zoning By-law Amendment applications and directs staff to circulate them for a future public meeting;

AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes a donation to the Georgian Bay Land Trust, in the amount of $3000.00, in response to correspondence submitted with the applications.

Carried.

6. REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

13-055
Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Councillor Andrews

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

Carried.

7. REPORT OF TASK FORCES/COMMITTEES

i) PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
SPECTRUM TELECOM SIGNAGE

13-056
Moved by Councillor Walker
Seconded by Councillor French

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Spectrum Telecom be granted an exemption from Township of The Archipelago By-law # 98-40, prohibiting signs on Township Property and non-commercially zoned lands, to facilitate the installation of a 24" X 36" sign advertising the availability of their service subsequent to the installation of a tower at 478 Skerryvore Community Road.

Defeated.

ii) PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
RECYCLING COUNCIL OF ONTARIO – PHASE 2 FUNDING AGREEMENT

13-057
Moved by Councillor Walker
Seconded by Councillor Mead

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Township of The Archipelago enter into a Phase 2 Funding Agreement with the Recycling Council of Ontario, providing for reimbursement of eligible municipal costs incurred in connection with proper management of Selected Household Hazardous Wastes.

Carried.

iii) BELL MOBILITY – TOWER PROPOSAL
BLACKSTONE/CRANE LAKES (W3669)

13-058
Moved by Councillor Andrews
Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

WHEREAS Bell Mobility proposes to erect a wireless telecommunication tower and supporting structures between at Crane-Blackstone Lake Road (between Crane and Blackstone Lakes) – W3669;

AND WHEREAS proponents of telecommunications towers and supporting structures require the approval of Industry Canada on behalf of the Government of Canada and as part of the approval Industry Canada requires such proponents to consult with local land use authorities prior to the erection of "significant antennae structures" as provided in CPC-2-0-3;

AND WHEREAS The Corporation of the Township of The Archipelago is a local land use authority;

AND WHEREAS Council has received comments from area residents on the proposed telecommunications tower;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of The Archipelago hereby does not support the current 106 metre tower proposal for enhanced wireless services to the area residents of Crane and Blackstone Lakes;

AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that Council requests that Bell Mobility amend its current proposal and formulate a proposal for enhanced service whereby Bell Mobility co-locate on a nearby tower (C3666) and infill as required using strategically placed Mono-Pine Tower technology.

Carried.

8. CORRESPONDENCE

13-059
Moved by Councillor Hansuld
Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the June 2013 Council Correspondence listing.

Carried.

9. OTHER BUSINESS

i) ARTS ON THE BAY – JULY 10th – July 24th – August 7th
SPECIAL OCCASION PERMIT – DINNER THEATRE PRODUCTIONS

13-060
Moved by Councillor Desmasdon
Seconded by Councillor Andrews

WHEREAS Arts on the Bay has scheduled its 2013 Summer Dinner Theatre productions on July 10th, July 24th and August 7th at the Pointe au Baril Community Centre, 70 South Shore Road, Pointe au Baril;

AND WHEREAS in accordance with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, a Special Occasion Permit for a Public Event (Sale) requires a resolution of Council designating the event(s) to be of municipal significance;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council hereby designates the Arts on the Bay Summer Dinner Theatre Program scheduled to be held at the Pointe au Baril Community Centre on July 10th, July 24th and August 7th, 2012, to be of municipal significance.

Carried.

ii) 2014 PROPOSED SCHEDULE
COMMITTEE AND COUNCIL MEETINGS

13-061
Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Councillor Desmasdon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the 2014 schedule of Committee and Council meetings as circulated.

Carried.

iii) STURGEON BAY-PHOSLOCK

13-062
Moved by Councillor Desmasdon
Seconded by Councillor Seagram

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the necessary funding to initiate the required monitoring program that would permit the application of Phoslock in 2014.

Carried.

iv) POINTE AU BARIL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

13-063
Moved by Councillor Walker
Seconded by Councillor Desmasdon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago agrees in principle with the proposal put forth by Mike Granka and directs staff to prepare an agreement for the former Pointe au Baril Chamber of Commerce.

Carried.

10. BY-LAWS

i) SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCE BY-LAW
LUNDY, Thomas and PAPINEAU, Jane
247 South Shore Road

13-32
Moved by Councillor Andrews
Seconded by Councillor Desmasdon

THAT By-law 13-32, being a By-law to close and stop up that portion of the unopened original shore road allowance along the shores of Georgian Bay in front of Lot 31, Concession 4, designated as Part 1 of Plan 42R-19880, and that portion of the unopened original concession road allowance between Lots 30 and 31 in Concession 4, designated as Part 2, Plan 42R-19880, in the geographic Township of Harrison, now in the Township of The Archipelago, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 14th day of June, 2013.

Carried.

ii) RECYCLING COUNCIL OF ONTARIO
PHASE 2 FUNDING AGREEMENT

13-33
Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Councillor Desmasdon

THAT By-law 13-33, being a By-law to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute an agreement between the Recycling Council of Ontario and the Township of The Archipelago to reimburse eligible municipal costs incurred in connection with the proper management of Selected Household Hazardous Wastes, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 14th day of June, 2013.

Carried.

iii) AMEND SCHEDULE "B" TO BY-LAW 05-14
A BY-LAW REGULATING TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS, PARKING AND PUBLIC PARKS WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP

13-34
Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Councillor Walker

THAT By-law 13-34, being a by-law to Regulate Transportation Systems, Parking and Public Parks within the Township of The Archipelago, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 14th day of June, 2013.

Carried.

11. CONFIRMING BY-LAW

13-35
Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Councillor Andrews

THAT By-law 13-35, being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held on June 14th, 2013, be read and finally passed this 14th day of June, 2013.

Carried.

12. ADJOURNMENT

13-064
Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Councillor Andrews

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council be adjourned at 12:15 pm.

Carried.

TOWNSHIP OF THE ARCHIPELAGO

_____________________________                           ___________________________
E.A. (Ted) Christie, Acting Reeve                                Stephen P. Kaegi, CAO/Clerk