December 6th, 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
December 6, 2013
9 James Street, Parry Sound, Ontario


 

Council Members Present:
Reeve: Peter Ketchum
Councillors:
Greg Andrews
John Hansuld
Gary French
Ken Williams
E.A. (Ted) Christie
John Seagram
Rick Zanussi
Ian Mead
Grant Walker

Absent with Regrets:
Terry Desmasdon

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. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

13-121
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Mead

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on November 22, 2013, be approved.

Carried.

3. REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

13-122
Moved by Councillor Hansuld
Seconded by Councillor French

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

Carried.

4. REPORT OF TASK FORCE/COMMITTEES

i) PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
ASSET MANAGEMENT PLAN

13-123
Moved by Councillor Williams
Seconded by Councillor French

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago hereby adopts the Asset Management Plan as prepared by Tulloch Engineering, dated December 2013.

Carried.

ii) PLANNING COMMITTEE
WALTON, Nancy and Kerry
Part Lot 21, Concession 4
Summer Resort Location CP342
Including Part 1 on Plan 42R-9145, Conger

13-124
Moved by Councillor Walker
Seconded by Councillor French

WHEREAS the Township is in receipt of a Work Permit from the Ministry of Natural Resources with respect to the construction of a road across Crown land to access Summer Resort Location CP342, including Part 1 on Plan 42R-9145, in the geographic Township of Conger;

AND WHEREAS according to the Township's Official Plan, consideration may be given to the development of private roads, or access roads over Crown land in the Healey Lake Neighbourhood;

AND WHEREAS in accordance with Section 13.15 of the Official Plan, the owners have fulfilled the criterion with respect to the requisite policies;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Ministry of Natural Resources be informed that Council has no objection to the construction of a road over Crown land in order that the applicants can access their properties.

Carried.

iii) BOYNE RIVER COTTAGE ASSOCIATION OPA 59
SIMKINS, Dave and Tracy ZBLA Z09-11
Part Lot 1, Concession 9, Cowper

13-125
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council directs staff to circulate notice of the Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment applications submitted by the Boyne River Cottage Association and the Simkins;

AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that a public meeting be scheduled for June 2014.

Carried.

5. COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

13-126
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Williams

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

Carried.

6. OTHER BUSINESS

i) DESMASDON'S BOATWORKS
PROPOSED SOLAR PANEL INSTALLATION

13-127
Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Ian Mead

WHEREAS capitalized terms not defined herein have the meanings ascribed to them in the FIT Rules, Version 3.0.

AND WHEREAS Flat Rock Holdings, operating as Desmasdons Boat Works (the "Applicant") proposes to construct and operate a rooftop solar facility (the "Project") on 18 Desmasdons Road, Pointe au Baril, Ontario P0G1K0 (the "Lands") in the Township of The Archipelago under the Province's FIT Program;

AND WHEREAS the Applicant has requested that Council of the Corporation of the Township of The Archipelago indicate by resolution Council's support for the construction and operation of the Project on the Property;

AND WHEREAS pursuant to the FIT Rules, Version 3.0, Applications whose Projects receive the formal support of Local Municipalities will be awarded Priority Points, which may result in the Applicant being offered a FIT Contract prior to other Persons applying for FIT Contracts;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council of the Corporation of the Township of The Archipelago supports the construction and operation of the Project on the Lands.

This resolution's sole purpose is to enable the Applicant to receive Priority Points under the FIT Program and may not be used for the purpose of any other form of municipal approval in relation to the Application or Project or any other purpose.

Carried.

ii) GEORGIAN BAY CYCLING ROUTE
REQUEST FOR LETTER OF SUPPORT

13-128
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Hansuld

WHEREAS the Georgian Bay Cycling Route Steering Committee commissioned a feasibility study of a proposed cycling route around the Georgian Bay within the Districts of Manitoulin, Sudbury, Parry Sound and Muskoka and the Counties of Simcoe, Grey and Bruce;

AND WHEREAS a feasibility study proposing a 900 km Signature Cycling Route around Georgian Bay was completed in November 2013 by Transportation Options Association of Ontario and the Resource Management Consulting Group;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of The Archipelago supports the proposed 900 km Signature Cycling Route around Georgian Bay.

Carried.

iii) 2013 SURPLUS FUNDS

13-129
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Mead

WHEREAS there may be surplus or deficit funds in various departments for 2013;

AND WHEREAS these funds should be transferred to/from reserves for future use;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that any surplus for 2013 be transferred to reserves to offset future expenditures or if a deficit occurs, it will be offset by appropriate reserves.

Carried.

iv) COST OF LIVING/CPI

13-130
Moved by Councillor Walker
Seconded by Councillor Mead

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves a cost of living increase to Council and staff of 1.0 % effective January 1, 2014, as indicated by the Consumer Price Index.

Carried.

7. BY-LAWS

i) COMMITTEE OF ADJUSTMENT APPOINTMENTS

13-51
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Hansuld

THAT By-law 13-51, being a By-law to appoint members of Council to the Committee of Adjustment for the year 2014 be read and finally passed in Open Council this 6th day of December, 2013.

Carried.

ii) WALTON, Nancy and Kerry
Part Lot 21, Concession 4
Summer Resort Location CP342, including
Part 1 on Plan 42R-9145, designated as Parcel 9579 PSSS
Geographic Township of Conger

13-52
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor French

THAT By-law 13-52, being a By-law to authorize the execution of an indemnification agreement between Nancy and Kerry Walton and the Corporation of the Township of The Archipelago, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 6th day of December, 2013.

Carried.

iii) LEVITT, Pamela
OLDHAM, Howard and Bonnie
Part of Island B-677
Parts 1 and 3 on Plan 42R-19669, Cowper

13-53 Moved by Councillor Andrews
Seconded by Councillor Williams

THAT By-law 13-53, being a By-law to designate Parts 1 and 3 on Plan 42R-19669, located on Part of Island B-677, in front of the geographic township of Cowper, as site plan control areas be read and finally passed in Open Council this 6th day of December, 2013.
Carried.

iv) LEVITT, Pamela
OLDHAM, Howard and Bonnie
Part of Island B-677
Parts 1 and 3 on Plan 42R-19669, Cowper

13-54
Moved by Councillor Andrews
Seconded by Councillor Williams

THAT By-law 13-54, being a By-law to authorize the execution of a development agreement between Howard and Bonnie Oldham and the Corporation of the Township of The Archipelago, as well as Pamela Levitt and the Corporation of the Township of The Archipelago be read and finally passed in Open Council this 6th day of December, 2013.

Carried.

v) KENNEDY, Murray and Mabel
Part Lot 24, Concession 4
Being Parcel 3747 PSNS
In the geographic Township of Harrison

A2051-13
Moved by Councillor Walker
Seconded by Councillor Andrews

THAT By-law Number A2051-13, being a By-law to amend By-law A2000-07, the Comprehensive Zoning By-law for Part of Lot 25, Concession 4, being Parcel 3747 PSNS, in the geographic Township of Harrison be read and finally passed in Open Council this 6th day of December, 2013.

Carried.

vi) INTERIM LEVY AND PENALTY AND INTEREST RATES

13-55
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor French

THAT By-law 13-55, being a By-law to Provide for an Interim Tax Levy, to Provide for the Payment of Taxes and to Provide for Penalty and Interest of 1-1/4 percent be read and finally passed on Open Council this 6th day of December, 2013.

Carried.

vii) BORROWING BY-LAW

13-56
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Seagram

THAT By-law 13-56, being a By-law to Authorize Borrowing from Time to Time to Meet Current Expenditures During the Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 2014 be read and finally passed in Open Council this 6th day of December, 2013.

Carried.

viii) BY-LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES
TOWN OF PARRY SOUND RENEWAL OF AGREEMENT

13-57
Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Councillor Mead

THAT By-law 13-57, being a By-law to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute a renew a shared services renewal agreement between the Town of Parry Sound and the Township of The Archipelago for the provision of By-law Enforcement Services in 2014 be read and finally passed in Open Council this 6th day of December, 2013.

Carried.

ix) APPLICATION OF PHOSLOCK TO STURGEON BAY
MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AGREEMENT

13-58
Moved by Councillor Williams
Seconded by Councillor Hansuld

THAT By-law 13-58, being a By-law to authorize the Reeve and CAO to execute a Memorandum of Agreement between Her Majesty the Queen in right of Ontario, as represented by the Minister of Natural Resources and the Township of The Archipelago to ensure appropriate monitoring pre and post application of Phoslock to Sturgeon Bay be read and finally passed in Open Council this 6th day of December, 2013.

Carried.

x) ASSET MANAGEMENT PLAN

13-59
Moved by Councillor Williams
Seconded by Councillor Christie

THAT By-law 13-59, being a By-law authorizing the Reeve and the CAO to execute the agreement between Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario, as represented by the Minister of Rural Affairs and the Township of The Archipelago to expand the current Asset Management Plan by including other municipal assets not currently covered.

Carried.

8. PUBLIC MEETING

Ray Hachigian opened the public meeting at 10:00 a.m. and introduced Cale Henderson, Chief Planner, who made a presentation with respect to the Zoning By-law Amendment application brought forth by Eleanor Bateman.

The public meeting concluded at 10:09 a.m.

9. BY-LAWS

xi) BATEMAN, Eleanor
Island 211A (Kyle Island), Being Parcel 158 PSNS
In front of the geographic Township of Harrison

A2052-13
Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Councillor Andrews

THAT By-law Number A2052-13, being a By-law to amend By-law A2000-07, the Comprehensive Zoning By-law for Island 211A (Kyle Island), being Parcel 158 PSNS, in front of the geographic Township of Harrison be read and finally passed in Open Council this 6th day of December, 2013.

Carried.

9. CLOSED MEETING

13-131
Moved by Councillor Walker
Seconded by Councillor Mead

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move into a CLOSED MEETING at 10:10 a.m., pursuant to Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001,S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended to deal with personnel matters.

Carried.

OPEN MEETING

13-132
Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Councillor Hansuld

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move out of a CLOSED MEETING at 10:53 a.m.

Carried.

10. CONFIRMING BY-LAW

13-60
Moved by Councillor Mead
Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

THAT By-law 13-60, being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held on December 6th, 2013 be read and finally passed in Open Council this 6th day of December, 2013.

Carried.

11. ADJOURNMENT

13-133
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Williams

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council held December 6th, 2013 be adjourned at 10:55 a.m.

Carried.

TOWNSHIP OF THE ARCHIPELAGO

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