September 19th, 2014 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

September 19, 2014
9 James Street, Parry Sound, Ontario


 

Council Members Present:
Reeve: Peter Ketchum
Councillors:
Greg Andrews - Ward 1
Terry Desmasdon - Ward 1
John Hansuld - Ward 2
Gary French - Ward 3
Ken Williams - Ward 3
E.A. (Ted) Christie - Ward 4
John Seagram - Ward 4
Rick Zanussi - Ward 4
Ian Mead - Ward 5
Grant Walker - Ward 6

Staff Present:
Stephen Kaegi – Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk

1. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 9:30 a.m. and commenced with the singing of the National Anthem.

2. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

14-100
Moved by Councillor French Seconded by Councillor Williams

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on August 15th, 2014, be approved.

Carried.

3. DEPUTATIONS

i) STURGEON BAY POINTE AU BARIL RATEPAYERS ASSOC.
   APPLICATION OF PHOSLOCK IN STURGEON BAY

Dennis Trinaistich, LLB, and Helen Tedford, President of the Sturgeon Bay Pointe au Baril Ratepayers Association, addressed Council regarding the proposed application of Phoslock in Sturgeon Bay. Mr. Trinaistich raised the following concerns on behalf of the Association and asked Council to reconsider its position. The first issue was the requirement to get sixty six percent support for the project to proceed, the second that a non-vote was a no vote, the third point that the cost not be carried solely by the designated residents, and finally that there was no need for ten years of monitoring.

Council thanked Mr. Trinaistich for his presentation.

Council discussed the upcoming meeting with Environment Canada and the request to have non-political members attend from the Association.

14-101
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Mead

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council reaffirm the basis that Council requested the meeting with Environment Canada and the following attendees: Councillors Desmasdon, Andrews, French and Williams; Reeve Ketchum; staff Ray Hachigian, and consultant Greg Mason.

Carried.

4. OTHER BUSINESS

i) RUBY REID – CORRESPONDENCE
   POINTE AU BARIL COMMUNITY CENTRE

 

Council directed staff to respond to Ms. Reid and to explain where the approved funds were expended and to indicate that the Pointe au Baril Community Centre facility meets the requirements for accessibility and that no ramp is required.

5. REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

14-102
Moved by Councillor Mead
Seconded by Councillor French

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

Carried.

6. CLOSED MEETING

14-103
Moved by Councillor Mead
Seconded by Councillor French

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council moves into a CLOSED MEETING at 9:53 a.m., pursuant to Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended, to discuss legal matters.

Carried.

7. OPEN MEETING

14-104
Moved by Councillor Desmasdon
Seconded by Councillor Walker

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council moves out of a CLOSED MEETING at 10:16 a.m.

Carried.

8. REPORT OF TASK FORCES/COMMITTEES

i) PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
   SEA WALL – POINTE AU BARIL

14-105
Moved by Councillor Williams
Seconded by Councillor Christie

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes staff to proceed with the proposed Sea Wall work on South Shore Rd., Pointe au Baril, as outlined in the quotation provided by Poly-Mor Canada Inc.

Carried.

ii) PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
    MARINE HYDRAULIC YARD TRAILER

14-106
Moved by Councillor Christie
Seconded by Councillor Seagram

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes staff to proceed with the purchase of a Marine Hydraulic Yard Trailer of sufficient capacity, as per the quotation from Kropf Industrial Inc.

Carried.

iii) FINANCE/ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE
     SANS SOUCI AND COPPERHEAD ASSOCIATION

14-107
Moved by Councillor Walker
Seconded by Councillor Zanussi

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves the recommendation of the Sans Souci Copperhead Association Property Redevelopment Finance Committee to accept donations of Investment Securities as well as cash to fund the development of the proposed new Community Centre in San Souci, subject to review and approval by the Township's auditor.

Carried.

9. COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

14-108
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Hansuld

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the September 2014 Council Correspondence listing.

Carried.

10. OTHER BUSINESS

iv) DISTRICT OF PARRY SOUND MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION
    FALL MEETING SEPTEMBER 26TH, 2014 – PARRY SOUND

14-109
Moved by Councillor Andrews
Seconded by Councillor Seagram

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the following Council members to attend the Fall Meeting of the District of Parry Sound Municipal Association in Parry Sound on September 26th, 2014, Councillors; Walker, Mead and Christie.

Carried.

v) WEST PARRY SOUND HEALTH CENTRE
   BI-ANNUAL MEETING OF MUNICIPAL REPRESENTATIVES

Councillor Zanussi shall attend on behalf of the Reeve.

vi) BELVEDERE HEIGHTS
    50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION IN 2015

Council was made aware of the request to notify ratepayers and agreed to participate where possible.

vii) 2015 SCHEDULE OF COUNCIL/COMMITTEE MEETINGS PROPOSED

14-110
Moved by Councillor Zanussi
Seconded by Councillor Mead

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council set the 2015 Schedule of Council and Committee meetings as amended.

Carried.

viii) CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS OFFICE CLOSURE

14-111
Moved by Councillor Hansuld
Seconded by Councillor Desmasdon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the closure of the Township office during the Christmas Holidays from noon December 24th, to January 5th, 2015.

Carried.

11. CONFIRMING BY-LAW

14-42
Moved by Councillor French
Seconded by Councillor Seagram

THAT By-law Number 14-42, being a By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held on September 19th, 2014, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 19th of September, 2014.

Carried.

12. ADJOURNMENT

14-112
Moved by Councillor Andrews
Seconded by Councillor French

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council held September 19, 2014 is adjourned at 10:52 a.m.

Carried.

 

TOWNSHIP OF THE ARCHIPELAGO

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

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