|Committee of the Whole - Committee of the Whole Minutes|
The Corporation of the Township of The Archipelago
Council Members Present:
Reeve: Peter Ketchum
Tom Lundy Ward 1
Stephen Kaegi – CAO
1. CALL TO ORDER
Reeve Ketchum called the meeting to order at 8:50 a.m.
2. FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
Moved by Councillor Ashley
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Finance and Administration Committee move into a CLOSED MEETING at 8:51 a.m., pursuant to Section 239(3.1) of the Municipal Act, 2001,S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended, for the purpose of educating and training the members.
i) First Nations Training
Moved by Councillor Lundy
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Finance and Administration Committee move out of a CLOSED MEETING at 1:01 p.m.
3. THE ARCHIPELAGO AREA PLANNING BOARD
The Committee recessed for a meeting of the Planning Board at 1:02 p.m.
Official Plan Review Chart
Cale Henderson and Greg Corbett reviewed with the Committee the Draft Policy Comparison Table which identifies all the proposed amendments that have been made to date. Mr. Henderson reported that staff are working towards an open house and public meeting in August.
Bump Rock Road Work Permit
Cale Henderson reviewed the work permit application that was submitted to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF), explaining that comments from the Municipality are required as part of the application to the MNRF to ensure conformity with local polities and regulations.
Councillor Mead will review the proposal with the local Marina operator and the will be brought back to a future committee meeting.
Georgian Bay Association Correspondence
The Committee discussed the EBR submissions that were made by Georgian Bay Association concerning the environmental impacts from cage aquaculture.
Staff was directed to bring a resolution in support of these submissions forward to the June Council meeting.
5. FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION CONT’D
Georgian Bay Association. Septic Re-inspection
The Committee reviewed the letter from Georgian Bay Association regarding septic re inspection programs.
Rob Farrow provided an update on the existing re-inspection program.
Pointe au Baril Canada Day 2017
Councillor Lundy updated the Committee on the various events planned for the PAB Canada Day 2017 celebration. Councillor Lundy requested that Council approve the donation of the PAB Community Centre, a donation up to a maximum of $5000., assistance from staff to book the dignitaries and that Council appoint the following to the 2017 Canada Day Celebration in Pointe au Baril Committee; Councillor Lundy, Councillor Andrews, Councillor Frost, Councillor French and a staff member.
Staff was directed to bring forward a resolution to the June Council meeting.
6. PUBLIC WORKS
Pointe au Baril Sign Application
Mike Kearns reviewed the sign application, explaining that the sign by-law requires written permission from the property owner to be submitted with the application, and in this case the property in question is owned by the Township.
Staff was directed to investigate options, come up with a process on how to deal with applications for signs to be placed on Township property and bring forward to the next meeting for discussion.
Tender Results – Skerryvore Road
Mike Kearns reported on the tender results for Skerryvore Road Improvement project with a recommendation that the bid submitted by Fowler Construction be accepted.
Staff was directed to bring forward a resolution at the June Council meeting.
Update on MTO correction of the improper/illegal speed limit signs on Hwy 69 southbound into Pointe au Baril from 80 km/h to 70 km/h
Mike Kearns updated the Committee on the status of the speed signs on Hwy 69 at Pointe au Baril. Mr. Kearns reported that the MTO have been contacted and he is waiting to hear back.
Staff was directed to follow up with MTO and report back at the July meeting.
Community Safety Zone in Pointe au Baril
Mike Kearns reported that the Committee did discuss the topic of applying for a community safety zone through Pointe au Baril in 2015, but that no direction was given to staff at that time.
Staff was directed to proceed with filing of the application.
Councillor Andrews expressed some safety concerns on a portion of South Shore Road and asked that this matter be added to the July Committee agenda.
Pointe au Baril Nursing/Ambulance Station
Mike Kearns provided Council with an update on the status of the Nursing Station/Ambulance Station, noting that the project is behind, but staff is working to mitigate any delays as much as possible.
Moved by Councillor French
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Public Works Committee move into a CLOSED MEETING at 5:11 p.m., pursuant to Section 239(2)(b) of the Municipal Act, 2001,S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended, to deal with personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees.
i) Human Resource Matter
Moved by Councillor Lundy
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Public Works Committee move out of a CLOSED MEETING at 5:16 p.m.
Large Item Pickup in Pointe au Baril
This matter was deferred.
Waste Diversion Ontario Datacall Audit Report
Mike Kearns reported briefly on the 2014 Waste Diversion Ontario Datacall Audit Report. The report revealed no concerns.
Meeting adjourned at 5:22 p.m.
TOWNSHIP OF THE ARCHIPELAGO
Peter Ketchum, Reeve Maryann Weaver, Clerk
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