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AGENDA

for the

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

February 17, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Council Chambers
2 West Carling Bay Road, Nobel, Ontario

1.    CALL TO ORDER

        a)    Approval of Agenda
        b)    Announcement of Public Meetings

Prior to the regular meeting Council will meet to hold a Public Meeting under Section 7 of the Building Code Act for the purpose of providing information to the public with respect to proposed building by-law amendment.

         Pages:  1-6

The purpose of the proposed by-law amendment is to increase fees or charges on any class of permits for services or activities provided on behalf of it.

The effect of the proposed building by-law amendment is to offset expenditures incurred in the Building Department.

Any person may attend the public meeting and make written and/or oral representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed building by-law amendment.
    
2.    DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

3.    MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

    i)    REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

        Pages:  7-12

15-    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on January 19, 2015, be approved.

ii)    COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

        Pages:  13-15

15-    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Committee of the Whole held on January 9, 2015, be approved.

    iii)    SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL

        Pages:  16-14

15-    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Special Meeting of Council held on January 28, 2015, be approved.

4.    DEPUTATIONS

    i)    PERRY HARRIS.  PARRY SOUND AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

2013-2014 YEAR IN REVIEW/GOALS FOR 2015

        Pages:  18-28

VISITORS INFORMATION CENTRE/MOBILE INFORMATION KIOSK (MIK)

        Pages:  29-38

    ii)    IAN FLEMING.  FESTIVAL OF THE SOUND

        Pages:  39-41

5.    CLOSED MEETING

15-    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move into a CLOSED MEETING at _____________ a.m./p.m., pursuant to Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001,S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended.    
    
    OPEN MEETING

15-    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move out of a CLOSED MEETING at ___________ a.m./p.m.

6.    UNFINISHED PLANNING BUSINESS

7.    OFFICIAL PLAN/ZONING AMENDMENTS
    
8.    PARRY SOUND AREA PLANNING BOARD CONSENT APPLICATIONS

    i)    CONSENT APPLICATION B22/2014(C)
        Applicant:  R.C. Hawkins, L.U. Maughan Co. Ltd.
        Owners: Fred & Elfriede Biemann
        Location:

        Pages:  42-66

15-    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED  hat the Council for the Township of Carling advise the Parry Sound Area Planning Board that it has no objection to Consent B22/2014(C), application to create a lot addition on Lot 3, 42M-606, Owners: Fred & Elfriede Biemann, subject to the following condition:

    1.  That the subject lands be rezoned.

9.    SITE PLAN CONTROL

10.    SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCES

11.    REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

        Pages:  67-70

15-    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the Reports of the Chief     Administrative Officer, as distributed.

12.    REPORT OF THE COMMITTEES

13.    COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

        Pages:  71-72

15-    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the January 2015 Council Correspondence listing.
    
14.    QUESTION TIME

15.    OTHER BUSINESS

    i)    CARLING POLICING COMMITTEE

        Pages:  73

15-    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Carling Council approve the creation of the Carling Policing Committee to investigate policing options in Carling Township;

AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that Carling Council appoint Mayor Konoval and Councillor Crookshank to the Carling Policing Committee and adopt the Terms of Reference as circulated.


    ii)    CARLING NURSING STATION COMMITTEE
    
        Pages:  74

15-    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Carling Council approve the creation of the Nursing Station Committee to investigate the requirements and obligations of establishing a Nursing Station in Carling Township;

AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that Carling Council appoint Councillor Harrison and Councillor Gilbert to the Nursing Station Committee and adopt the Terms of Reference as circulated.

iii)    THE CANADIAN UNION OF POSTAL WORKERS.  REQUEST FOR SUPPORT TO SAVE CANADA POST

        Pages:  75-77

15-    WHEREAS Canada Post and the Conservatives are taking an axe to long-treasured postal services – killing good jobs, eliminating door-to-door delivery, drastically increasing postage rates and closing, downsizing and reducing hours at post offices;

AND WHEREAS Canada Post did not properly consult on these changes, effectively eliminating any opportunity for input from the people who will be most affected;
    
AND WHEREAS closing and downsizing post offices, reducing post office hours, and eliminating door-to-door delivery will reduce service and eliminate thousands of jobs in communities throughout our country;

AND WHEREAS Canada Post offers a public service that needs to be protected;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that The Township of Carling write a letter to the Minister responsible for Canada Post that calls on the government to reverse the changes to services announced by Canada Post, and to look instead for ways to increase service and revenues in areas such as postal banking.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that The Township of Carling ask the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to request that the federal government consult with the public about what kind of postal service they need before allowing Canada Post to make such major changes to public postal service.

    iv)    AUTISM ONTARIO.  “RAISE THE FLAG” CAMPAIGN.

        Pages:  78-80

15-    WHEREAS World Autism Awareness Day will be recognized on April 2nd, 2015 in Canada thanks to Liberal Senator Jim Munson’s Bill S-206, An Act Respecting World Autism Awareness Day;

AND WHEREAS Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects more than 100,000 Ontarians.  Autism Spectrum Disorder is now recognized as the most common neurological disorder affecting 1 in every 94 children, as well as their friends, family and community;

AND WHEREAS ASD is a spectrum disorder, which means it not only manifests itself differently in every individual in whom it appears, but its characteristics will change over the life of each individual as well.  A child with ASD will become an adult with ASD;

AND WHEREAS Autism Ontario (formerly Autism Society Ontario) is the leading source of information and referral on autism and one of the largest collective voices representing the autism community.  Since 1973, Autism Ontario has been providing support, information and opportunities for thousands of families across the province;

AND WHEREAS Autism Ontario is dedicated to increasing public awareness about autism and the day-to-day issues faced by individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals with whom they interact.  The association and its chapters share common goals of providing information and education, supporting research, and advocating for programs and services for the autism community;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Township of Carling hereby declare April 2nd as World Autism Awareness Day.

v)    ONTARIO COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE FUND (OCIF)

15-    WHEREAS the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF) is providing Municipalities in Ontario $25,000.00 under the Formula Based Funding Program to be used for road resurfacing or capital works projects as identified in the Municipalities Asset Management Plan;

AND WHEREAS municipalities are required to submit application for the purpose of knowing what the funding will be used for;

AND WHEREAS the guard rails at the Dillon Bridge have been deteriorating to a point where replacement is required and that these repairs can be incorporated into the Asset Management Plan as a revision for 2015;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Township of Carling authorizes the Public Works Superintendent to make revisions to the Asset Management Plan to identify the require guard rail replacement to the Dillon Bridge and to proceed with the scheduled repairs to the bridge in the amount of $40,000 and the $25,000 from the OCIF be put towards this project.

16.    BY-LAWS

    i)    BUILDING BY-LAW AMENDMENT

        Pages:  2-4

2015-    Being a By-law to amend By-law 2012-17 respecting permit classes, applications, fess and notices required for inspections.

ii)    STEWARDSHIP ONTARIO-MUNICIPAL HAZARDOUS WASTE OR SPECIAL WASTES AGREEMENT

        Pages:  81-86

2015-    Being a By-law to authorize the CAO/Clerk to execute an Agreement with Stewardship Ontario.

17.    NOTICES OF MOTION

18.    CONFIRMING BY-LAW

2015-    Being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held on February 17, 2015.

19.    ADJOURNMENT

 

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