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AGENDA

for the

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

June 15, 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 34 of the Planning Act for the purpose of providing information to the public with respect to proposed Zoning By-law Amendment C513-2015.

Any person may attend the public meeting and make written and/or oral representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment.


              1.    ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT C513-2015
                     Owner:  Township of Carling
                     Property Location:    Concession 9, Part of Lots 11 & 12, Industrial Park
    
                     Pages:  1-8
    
THE PURPOSE of the proposed zoning by-law amendment is to allow for a special exception to the lands in the Industrial Park fronting on Ritchie Court.

THE EFFECT of the proposed zoning by-law amendment is to allow for zero side, front and rear yard requirements to enable the property to qualify for the Certified Site Program.

2.    DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

3.    MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING    


    i)    Regular Meeting Of Council – May 11, 2015

        Pages:  9-14

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on May 11, 2015, be approved.

    ii)    Closed Session Meeting Minutes – March 6, 2015

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Closed Session Meeting Minutes held on March 6, 2015, be approved.

    iii)    Closed Session Meeting Minutes – March 10, 2015

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Closed Session Meeting Minutes held on March 10, 2015, be approved.

    iv)    Closed Session Meeting Minutes – April 24, 2015

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Closed Session Meeting Minutes held on April 24, 2015, be approved.

    v)    Closed Session Meeting Minutes – May 14, 2015

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Closed Session Meeting Minutes held on May 14, 2015, be approved.

    vi)    Closed Session Meeting Minutes – May 19, 2015

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Closed Session Meeting Minutes held on May 19, 2015, be approved.

4.    DEPUTATIONS

    i)    BERT REEKIE.  DRIVEWAY & CULVERT ON WAWANAISA RD.

    ii)    2014 CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
           MICHAEL JONES, BDO

5.    CLOSED MEETING

6.    UNFINISHED PLANNING BUSINESS

7.    OFFICIAL PLAN/ZONING AMENDMENTS

8.    CONSENT APPLICATIONS

9.    SITE PLAN CONTROL

10.    SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCES

11.    REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

        Pages:  15-18

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED RESOLVED that Council receives the Reports of the Chief Administrative Officer, as distributed.

12.    REPORT OF THE COMMITTEES

13.    COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

        Pages:  19-22

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the May 2015 Council Correspondence listing.
    
14.    QUESTION TIME

15.    OTHER BUSINESS

i)    Proposed Changes to the Planning Act.  Bill 73

        Pages:  23-30

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
    WHEREAS the province is proposing to make a number of changes to the Planning Act under Bill 73;

    AND WHEREAS there is a general support for many of the proposed changes;

    AND WHEREAS the specific changes related to the restriction of official plan, zoning by-law amendments and minor variance applications after new official plans and zoning by-laws may be problematic    and result in obstructions and delays for development in the northern communities of the province;

    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council of the Corporation of the Township of Carling hereby resolves as follows;
    
    That the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing be requested to amend Bill 73 respecting the changes to the Planning Act by removing any restrictions to the timing of when amendments or applications may be made to new official plan or new zoning by-laws.  (Proposed new sections 17.(26.2), 17.(26.3), 17.(26.4), 17.(40.1), 22.(2.1), 26.(1.1), 34(10.0.0.1), 45(1.2), and 45(1.3).

ii)    2015 Carling Township Newsletter

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Township of Carling approve the 2015 Carling Township Newsletter, as circulated.

iii)    Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Township of Carling approve the submission of the application for the Roof over Rink Project under the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program;
AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED the municipal portion of funds required for the project not raised through fundraising efforts is intended to be provided from the Parks Reserve Fund.

iv)    Communications Committee – Terms of Reference

        Pages:  31

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Township of Carling approve the Terms of Reference for the Communications Committee, as attached;
AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that Council make the following appointments to the Committee:  Councillor Gord Harrison and Councillor Susan Murphy.

    v)    Finance Committee – Terms of Reference

        Pages:  32

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Township of Carling approve the Terms of Reference for the Finance Committee, as attached;
AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that Council make the following appointments to the Committee:  Councillor Steve Crookshank and Councillor Terry Gilbert.

vi)    Infrastructure Committee – Terms of Reference

        Pages:  33

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Township of Carling approve the Terms of Reference for the Infrastructure Committee, as attached;
AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that Council make the following appointments to the Committee:  Councillor Gord Harrison and Councillor Terry Gilbert.

vii)    Public Works Committee – Terms of Reference

        Pages:  34

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Township of Carling approve the Terms of Reference for the Public Works Committee, as attached;
AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that Council make the following appointments to the Committee:  Mayor Mike Konoval, Councillor Susan Murphy.

viii)    Policing Options

        Pages:  35

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council of The Corporation of the Township of Carling does hereby receive the Policing Options Report for The Archipelago, Seguin and Carling Townships as information;

AND FURTHER THAT Council for The Corporation of the Township of Carling will meet with Mike Mitchell to discuss in detail the Policing Options Report for the Archipelago, Seguin and Carling Townships;

AND FURTHER THAT Council for The Corporation of the Township of Carling will consider the following resolution:

THAT Council for The Corporation of the Township of Carling does hereby proceed to further consider the option of setting up its own police service in conjunction with the Township of Seguin and the Township of the Archipelago, subject to at least a 20% savings over the Ontario Provincial Police estimates;

AND FURTHER THAT Council communicate with the Municipality of McDougall, the Township of McKellar and the Municipality of Whitestone to participate in this further consideration to set up its own police service.

ix)    Park to Park Trail.  Request for funding

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED That the Council of the Township of Carling do hereby approve a one-time grant of $10,000 to the Park to Park Trail Association as matching funds for the NTC funding to be used on trail project rebuilding/reclaiming for the section of Trail from Shawanaga to Shebeshekong;
AND FURTHER that Carling Council is interested in seeing progress made on the extension of the trail from Killbear Park;
AND FURTHER respectfully request that trail use be monitored and that this information be provided to Council when available.

x)    2014 Annual Monitoring Report – Killbear Landfill Site
       A full report is available for viewing at the Municipal Office during regular business hours.

        Pages:  36-51

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Township of Carling does hereby receive the 2015 Annual Monitoring Report for Killbear Landfill Site, dated March 2015, prepared by Azimuth Environmental Consulting Inc.


xi)    Ground Mounted Solar Project - Province’s Fit Program.

        Pages:  52

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
WHEREAS capitalized terms not defined herein have the meanings ascribed to them in the FIT Rules, Version 4.1;

AND WHEREAS Carling Solar LP (the “Applicant”) proposes to construct and operate a 500kW ground mount Solar Project (the “Project”) on Pt Lot 9 & 10, Concession 9, Part 3 on Plan 42R-3200, except Part 1 on Plan 42R-1872 (the “Lands”) in Township of Carling under the Province’s FIT Program;

AND WHEREAS the Applicant has requested that Council of The Corporation of the Township of Carling 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 4.0, 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 Carling supports the construction and operation of Projects on the Lands.

AND FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that Resolution Number 15-074, passed at the Regular Council Meeting held on May 11, 2015 is hereby rescinded.

xii)    2014 Financial Statements

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Township of Carling accept the 2014 Financial Statements from BDO Dunwoody for the year ending December 31, 2014.

xiii)    2015 Gas Tax Funding

    Resolution 2015-
    Moved By
    Seconded By
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED That the Council of the Township of Carling direct the CAO to invest the 2015 Gas Tax Funding received by the Municipality in the amount of $72,551 for a two year term in the "One Investment Program", a program created by AMO for Municipalities.

16.    BY-LAWS

i)    Shore Road Allowance By-Law.  SRA 2014-3
      Applicants:  David & Patricia Gower and Jeffrey Warren & Kelly Livingstone
      Property Location: 43 & 41 Ridgeway Dr.

Pages:  53-55

    By-Law 2015 –
    Moved By
    Seconded By
Being a By-law to Close and Sell Parts of the Original Shore Road Allowance in Front of Lot 17, Concession C, Being Parts 1 and 2 on Plan 42R-20335, Township of Carling (Gower & Warren/Livingstone).

ii)    Shore Road Allowance By-Law.  SRA 2015-1
       Applicants:  Josef Schramm
       Property Location: 4 Curran Trail

Pages:  56-58

    By-Law 2015 –
    Moved By
    Seconded By
Being a By-law to Close and Sell Parts of the Original Shore Road Allowance in Front of Lot 19, Concession C, Being Part 1 on Plan 42R-20351, Township of Carling (Schramm).

iii)    Shore Road Allowance By-Law.  SRA 2011-13
       Applicants:  Randall & Catherine Pilon
       Property Location: 112 Shebeshekong Rd.

Pages:  59-61

    By-Law 2015 –
    Moved By
    Seconded By
Being a By-law to Close and Sell Parts of the Original Shore Road Allowance in Front of Lot 12, Concession 4, Being Part 5 on Plan 42R-10761, Township of Carling (Pilon).

iv)    Zoning By-law Amendment C513-2015
       Owners: Township of Carling, Industrial Park Property
       Property Location:  Part of Lots 11 and 12, Concession 9

        Pages:  6-8

    By-Law C513-2015
    Moved By
    Seconded By
    Being a By-law to amend By-law No. C500-2011, Zoning By-law for the Industrial Park.

v)    Site Plan Agreement
        Owners:  Andrew & Deborah Stewart
        Property Location:  25 Dean Rd.

        Pages:  62-71

    By-Law 2015 –
    Moved By
    Seconded By
Being a By-law to Authorize the Signing of a Site Plan Agreement with the Developer of Part of Lot 52, Con 12, being Pt. 13, Plan 42R17943, PIN 52101-0979 LT.

vi)    Site Plan Agreement
        Owners:  Hilde Abbeloos & Dhrun Lauwers
        Property Location:  45 Alves Rd.

        Pages:  72-82

    By-Law 2015 –
    Moved By
    Seconded By
Being a By-law to Authorize the Signing of a Site Plan Agreement with the Developer of
Lot 2, Plan 42M653.

vii)    Land Acquisition By-law – Charles & Joy Cohen

        Pages:  83-85

    By-Law 2015 –
    Moved By
    Seconded By
Being a By-Law to Authorize the Acquisition Of Part Of Lot 20, Concession D, Township Of Carling, Designated As Part 3, Plan 42R-20367 (Cohen).

viii)    Option to Lease Agreement with Petawawa Renewable Power Corporation

        Pages:  86-110

    By-Law 2015 –
    Moved By
    Seconded By
Being a By-law to authorize the CAO/Clerk to execute an Option to Lease Agreement for the purposes of the construction and operation of a solar farm.

ix)    Appoint a Chief Administrative Officer, Clerk and Treasurer and authorize the execution of an employment contract.


    By-Law 2015 –
    Moved By
    Seconded By
Being a by-law to Appoint a Chief Administrative Officer, Clerk and Treasurer and authorize the execution of an employment contract.

17.    NOTICES OF MOTION

18.    CONFIRMING BY-LAW

    By-Law 2015 –
    Moved By
    Seconded By
Being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held on June 15, 2015.

19.    ADJOURNMENT

 

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