July 21, 2017 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

July 21, 2017

9 James Street, Parry Sound, Ontario

 

Council Members Present:

Reeve:                   Peter Ketchum

Councillors:            

Tom Lundy                      Ward 1
Greg Andrews                 Ward 1

Peter Frost                      Ward 2
Gary French                    Ward 3
Ken Williams                   Ward 3
Bert Liverance                 Ward 4
David Ashley                   Ward 4       
Rick Zanussi                   Ward 4
Ian Mead                         Ward 5
Grant Walker                   Ward 6
                                                                                                                                                                 

Staff Present:         

Stephen Kaegi – CAO
Maryann Weaver - Clerk
Joe Villeneuve - Manager of Corporate Services
Cale Henderson - Manager of Development & Environmental Services

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.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA

17-083                                                                        Moved by Councillor French

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Ashley

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the July 21, 2017 Revised Agenda be approved with the following additions:  Park Assessment Minutes of Settlement and Report on the Healey Lake Activities.

                                                                        Carried.

3.         MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

            Regular Meeting Of Council

17-084                                                                        Moved by Councillor French

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Frost

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on June 23, 2017, be approved.

                                                                        Carried.

              Committee of the Whole Meeting

17-085                                                                        Moved by Councillor Lundy

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Frost

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Committee of the Whole Meeting held on June 22, 2017, be approved.

                                                                        Carried.

              Closed Committee Meeting Minutes – June 22, 2017

17-086                                                                        Moved by Councillor Andrews

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Ashley

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Closed Committee Meeting Minutes held on June 22, 2017, be approved.

                                                                        Carried.

            Closed Council Meeting Minutes – June 23, 2017

17-087                                                                        Moved by Councillor Mead

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Lundy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Closed Council Meeting Minutes held on June 23, 2017, be approved.

                                                                        Carried.

4.         DEPUTATIONS

           Michael Jones, BDO Canada
            Consolidated Financial Statements 2016

Michael Jones reviewed with Council the 2016 Draft Consolidated Financial Statement for the Township.

Mr. Jones expressed his thanks to staff for their assistance throughout the audit.

5.         REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

17-088                                                                        Moved by Councillor Frost

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Lundy

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

                                                                        Carried.

6.         OTHER BUSINESS

            Consolidated Financial Statements 2016

17-089                                                                        Moved by Councillor Lundy

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Mead

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council accepts the Consolidated Financial Reports prepared by BDO Canada LLP for the year ended December 31, 2016.

                                                                        Carried.

            Cash-in-lieu of Parkland Financial Statement 2016

17-090                                                                        Moved by Councillor Lundy

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Frost

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council accepts the Financial Reports for the Cash-in-lieu of Parkland for the year ended December 31, 2016.

                                                                        Carried.

            District Social Services Administration Board Governance and Accountability Review

Councillor Zanussi provided an update of the District Social Services Administration Board Governance and Accountability Review, including the scope of the review, the Key Governance and Accountability Issues and the Engagement Strategy.  Formal engagement is scheduled to take place July to October 2017.

7.         PUBLIC MEETING

            Proposed Official Plan Amendment No. 66 and Zoning By-law Amendment No. Z01-17 (Denning)

Reeve Ketchum called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m.  Cale Henderson, Chief Planner, summarized the application for the proposed Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment and reported the comments he received from the Province.

Mr. Henderson reported that the Township received one letter of objection from Pat Koran.

Stephen Denning was in attendance and offered to answer questions.

Reeve Ketchum declared this portion of the public meeting closed at 10:29 a.m.

            Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment No. Z04-17 (Pleasant Cove Resort)

Reeve Ketchum called the meeting to order at 10:31 a.m.  Cale Henderson, Chief Planner, provided background information and summarized the application for proposed Zoning By-law Amendment.

Mr. Henderson reported that no correspondence was received in connection to the proposed amendment.

John Jackson, Planner and Bruce Bishop, applicant, were in attendance and answered questions of Council.

Reeve Ketchum declared the public meeting closed at 10:45 a.m.

Council recessed for a 15 minute break.

Council recessed for a meeting of the Committee of Adjustment at 11:00 a.m. and resumed business at 11:30 a.m.

8.         OTHER BUSINESS

          Municipality of Killarney/Municipality of West Nipissing.  Reconsider Proposed Changes under Bill 86, Out of Court Payments

17-091                                                                        Moved by Councillor French

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Walker

WHEREAS Council for the Township of The Archipelago has received a request for support of a resolution enacted by the Municipality of Killarney regarding the proposed changes under Bill 68 pertaining to out of court payments;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Township of The Archipelago supports the Municipality of Killarney in their request to the Minister of Municipal Affairs to reconsider the proposed changes under Bill 68 pertaining to out of court payments;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Premier of Ontario, Minister of Municipal Affairs, local MPP’s FONOM, AMO and all Ontario Municipalities.

                                                                        Carried.

            Integrity Commissioner

17-092                                                                        Moved by Councillor French

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Frost

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the CAO and Clerk to retain Harold G. Elston as Integrity Commissioner for the Township of The Archipelago.

                                                                        Carried.

9.         BY-LAWS

            Site Plan Amending Agreement – TOA Works Department Property

17-36                                                                          Moved by Councillor Ashley

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Williams

That By-law Number 2017-36, being a By-law to authorize the execution of an amending Site Plan Agreement for the Works Department Property located in Seguin Township be read and finally passed in open Council this 21st day of July, 2017.

                                                                        Carried.

            Memorandum of Understanding for GIS Shared Resource Personnel with the Township of Seguin

17-37                                                                          Moved by Councillor French

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Liverance

That By-law Number 2017-37, being a By-law to authorize the Reeve and CAO to Execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Township of Seguin Regarding a Shared Geographic Information System (GIS) Specialist be read and finally passed in Open Council this 21st day of July, 2017.

                                                                        Carried.

            Licence Agreement for Parking with Daniel Oliver Buttineau (JMK Boat Storage)

17-38                                                                          Moved by Councillor Andrews

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Frost

That By-law 2017-38, being a By-law to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to execute a License Agreement between Daniel Oliver Buttineau (JMK Boat Storage) and the Township of The Archipelago for parking on South Shore Rd be read and finally passed in Open Council this 21st day of July, 2017.

                                                                        Carried.

10.       OTHER BUSINESS

            Georgian Bay Quality and Remediation Meeting, July 24th

Stephen Kaegi reported on the meeting scheduled for July 24th to discuss the potential pollution from the CIL/DIL properties and possible adverse environmental and health effects.

17-093                                                                        Moved by Councillor French

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Liverance

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the Reeve and appropriate staff to attend the meeting being held on July 24, 2017.

                                                                        Carried.

            Healey Lake Activities

Councillor Walker reported on the various issues that have been taking place on Healey Lake, including a complaint received on misuse of public docking, the vandalism to signs that took place at Pine Bay recently, and his work with Staff and the Healey Lake Association to address parking and access concerns.

11.       DEPUTATIONS

           Bill Kennedy

Bill Kennedy urged Council to approve the Kaster’s application to purchase the road allowance.

Mr. Kennedy commended the Township Councillors and Staff for their help and support in organizing the PAB Canada 150 event, particularly for provided the shuttle service.

Mr. Kennedy inquired about the process of how municipal owned lands are sold, stating that the Chamber/Information Centre property should remain with the Township since the structure was built with community donations.

12.       OTHER BUSINESS

            Park Assessment Appeal – Minutes of Settlement

17-094                                                                        Moved by Councillor French

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Mead

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the CAO to sign the Minutes of Settlement for the Park Assessment Appeal.

                                                                        Carried.

13.       CORRESPONDENCE

            Council Correspondence

17-095                                                                        Moved by Councillor French

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Liverance

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the July 2017 Council Correspondence listing.

                                                                        Carried.

14.       CONFIRMING BY-LAW

17-39                                                                          Moved by Councillor Andrews

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Walker

That By-law 2017-39, being a By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held on July 21st, 2017 be read and finally passed in Open Council this 21st day of July, 2017.

                                                                        Carried.

15.       ADJOURNMENT

17-096                                                                        Moved by Councillor Mead

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Frost

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council held on July 21, 2017, be adjourned at 11:57 a.m.

                                                                        Carried.

TOWNSHIP OF THE ARCHIPELAGO

_____________________________                   ___________________________

Peter Ketchum, Reeve                                         Maryann Weaver, Clerk

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