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AGENDA

for the

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

 
February 8, 2016
6:00pm
Council Chambers
2 West Carling Bay Road, Nobel, Ontario

REMINDER:

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
9:00    a.m.    Committee Meeting

 

1. CALL TO ORDER

           APPROVAL OF AGENDA
       
2. DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST


3. CONSENT AGENDA

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Consent Agenda items 3(1) through 3(5) inclusive be adopted.


(1) MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

a.    Regular Meeting Of Council

        Pages: 1-9

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on January 11, 2016, be approved.


b.    Special Meeting Of Council

Pages: 10-12

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Special Meeting of Council held on January 13, 2016, be approved.

c.    Special Meeting Of Council

Pages: 13-14

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Special Meeting of Council held on January 19, 2016, be approved.

d.     Committee Of The Whole

Pages: 15-16

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Meeting of the Committee of the Whole held on January 26, 2016, be approved.

(2) COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

Pages:  17-19

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by    

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the January 2016 Council Correspondence listing.

(3) REQUEST TO USE REC HALL FOR LINE DANCING CLASSES

Page: 20

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

WHEREAS  Council for the Township of Carling has received a request to use the Recreation Hall for Line Dancing classes one night per week;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council agrees to waive the rental fee for the use of the Recreation Hall for line dancing classes one night per week for Carling residents.

(4) GBBR CHARTER MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL

Pages: 21-22

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Township of Carling authorizes staff to renew the Township’s annual Charter membership with the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve at a cost of $100.00.

(5) WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY

Pages: 23-26

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by


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.


4. DEPUTATIONS

(1) PARRY SOUND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – JO BOSSART

Pages: 27-28


(2) TREETOPS COMMUNITY FOREST – GREG MASON

Pages: 29-30


5. CLOSED MEETING

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

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

Potential Litigation

    
    OPEN MEETING

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

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

 

6. UNFINISHED PLANNING BUSINESS    
    
None.

 

7. OFFICIAL PLAN/ZONING AMENDMENTS    

None.


    
8. CONSENT APPLICATIONS

None.

 

9. SITE PLAN CONTROL

None.


10. SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCES    

None.

 

11. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEES

12. QUESTION TIME

13. OTHER BUSINESS

(1) REQUEST FOR CONTRIBUTION – CARLING WINTER CARNIVAL

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

WHEREAS the Carling Recreation Committee is hosting the annual Carling Winter Carnival on February 13, 2016, and has requested a contribution from the Council for the Township of Carling consistent with previous years’ contributions;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves a contribution to the Recreation Committee for the Carling Winter Carnival in the amount of $2,500.00.


(2) PRIVATIZATION OF HYDRO ONE

Pages: 31-35

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

WHEREAS Council for the Township of Carling has received a request for support from the Township of Chisholm regarding the privatization of Hydro One;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Township of Carling supports the resolution submitted by the Township of Chisholm requesting the provincial government immediately halt the privatization of Hydro One and consider the recommendations outlined in the Ontario Distribution Sector Review Panel report, with the intent of providing a more cost-efficient electricity distribution system for all Ontarians;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario; the Honourable Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance; the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Energy; FONOM; AMO; and the Township of Chisholm.


(3) NORTHERN HEALTH TRAVEL GRANT

Pages: 36-38

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

WHEREAS Council for the Township of Carling has received a resolution from the Township of Gillies regarding the Northern Health Travel Grant;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Township of Carling supports the resolutions submitted by the Municipality of West Nipissing and the Township of Gillies requesting the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care consider amending the Northern Health Travel Grant qualifying criteria to make any round-trips exceeding 100km eligible for funding;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the a copy of this resolution be sent to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, AMO, FONOM, the Township of Gillies, and the Municipality of West Nipissing.


(4) RFP FOR ADDED WIND POWER GENERATION

Pages: 39-40

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

WHEREAS Council for the Township of Carling has received a request for support of a resolution enacted by the Township of Wainfleet regarding the Province of Ontario’s’ RFP for added wind power generation;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council supports the resolution enacted by the Township of Wainfleet requesting the Province of Ontario not issue any further wind generation contracts until the capacity is required;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario; the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Energy; Norm Miller, MPP for Parry Sound-Muskoka; and the Township of Wainfleet.

(5) COMMUNITY BUSINESS AND DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

Pages: 41-68

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

WHEREAS Council for the Township of Carling has received a request for support from the Community Business & Development Centre (CBDC);

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves a contribution to the CBDC for regular operations in the amount of $1,500.00’

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Council agrees to continue its support of the CBDC’s CiiNO project and contribute a further $12,550.00, payable over two years in $6,200 installments starting in 2017.

 

14. BY-LAWS

(1) BELL CANADA LICENSE AGREEMENT – DILLON DOCK

Pages: 69-75

2016-
Moved by
Seconded by

Being a By-law to Authorize a License Agreement with Bell Canada (Dillon Dock).


(2) HYDRO ONE LICENSE AGREEMENT – DILLON DOCK

Pages: 76-81

2016-
Moved by
Seconded by

Being a By-law to Authorize a License Agreement with Hydro One (Dillon Dock).


(3) DILLON COVE MARINA LICENSE AGREEMENT – DILLON DOCK

Pages: 82-87

2016-
Moved by
Seconded by

Being a By-law to Authorize a License Agreement with Dillon Cove Marina (Dillon Dock).


(4) SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCE 2015-5

Applicants: Michael LaSorda and Amanda Curry  
Property Location: 15 Whip-poor-will Lane East

Pages: 88-93

2016-
Moved by
Seconded by

Being a By-law to Close and Sell Part of the Original Shore Road Allowance in Front of Lot 47, Concession 8, Being Parts 1, 2 and 3, Plan 42R-20456, Township of Carling (LaSorda/Curry).


15. NOTICES OF MOTION

 

16. CONFIRMING BY-LAW

2016-    
Moved by
Seconded by

Being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held on February 8, 2016.

 

17. ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                    

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council be adjourned at ________ p.m.

 

 

AGENDA

for the

SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL
STRATEGIC PLANNING


January 19, 2016
3:00pm
Council Chambers
2 West Carling Bay Road, Nobel, Ontario

 

Today's Meeting will follow the Agenda posted for the Special Meeting of Council on January 13, 2016, as Council did not complete the Agenda on the 13th. Budget Planning will be moved to a later date.

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AGENDA

for the

SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL
STRATEGIC PLANNING

 
January 13, 2016
3:00pm
Council Chambers
2 West Carling Bay Road, Nobel, Ontario

REMINDERS:

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
3:00    p.m.    Budget Meeting

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
9:00   a.m.    Council Committee Meeting
1:00   p.m.    Budget Meeting

Monday, February 8, 2016
6:00    p.m.    Regular Meeting of Council

1. CALL TO ORDER

Approval of Agenda
        

 

2. SNUG HARBOUR LIGHTHOUSE

        Pages: 1-39

By-law 2016-
Moved by
Seconded by

BEING A BY-LAW to authorize the CAO and Mayor to sign the necessary documents to complete the transfer of the Snug Harbour Lighthouse site.

 


3. GOVERNANCE

  1. Procedural By-law Update
  2. Procurement By-law Update
  3. Expectations of CAO
  4. Board Appointments

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the Township of Carling do hereby approve the following Board appointments:________________.

 


4. INFRASTRUCTURE

  1. Short-term
  2. Long-term
  3. Funding/Infrastructure Gaps

 


5.  COMMUNITY INITIATIVES/PROJECTS

  1. Pool
  2. High-speed Internet

 

6. CONFIRMING BY-LAW

By-law 2016-    
Moved by
Seconded by

Being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of the Special Meeting of Council held on January 13, 2016.


7.  ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                    


Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Special Meeting of Council be adjourned at ________ p.m.

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AGENDA

for the

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

 
January 11, 2016
6:00pm
Council Chambers
2 West Carling Bay Road, Nobel, Ontario

 

REMINDERS:

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
3:00 p.m.      Strategic Planning Meeting

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
3:00 p.m.      Budget Planning Meeting

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
9:00 a.m.    Committee Meeting
1:00 p.m.      Budget Planning Meeting


1. CALL TO ORDER

        i)    Approval of Agenda
        ii)    Announcement of Public Meetings

    

2. DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST


3. CONSENT AGENDA

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Consent Agenda items 3.i.a. and 3.i.b. inclusive be adopted.

i.    MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING    

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

        Pages: 1-12

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on December 14, 2015, be approved.

 SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL

        Pages: 13-15

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Special Meeting of Council held on December 18, 2015, be approved.


4.    DEPUTATIONS


5.    CLOSED MEETING


Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

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

                       i. Employee Negotiations

    
    OPEN MEETING

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

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


Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorizes the Mayor and CAO to proceed as directed in Closed Session.


Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approves a cost of living adjustment to Council and Staff of _____% effective January 1, 2016, as indicated by the Consumer Price Index.  


6.    UNFINISHED PLANNING BUSINESS    
    
    None


7.    OFFICIAL PLAN/ZONING AMENDMENTS    

None

    
8.    CONSENT APPLICATIONS

None


9.    SITE PLAN CONTROL

None


10.    SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCES    

None


11.    REPORT OF THE COMMITTEES


12.    CORRESPONDENCE

COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

        Pages: 16-17

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the December 2015 Council Correspondence listing.
    

13.    QUESTION TIME


14.    OTHER BUSINESS

     i. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION

        Pages: 18-22

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approve in principle a cooperative approach to Emergency Management in the West Parry Sound Area that fundamentally endorses the sharing of human resources as made possible through the Mutual Assistance Agreement and the consistent training of these human resources to manage large scale emergencies;
 
AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Council directs staff establish a training program to incorporate the Incident Command System as our organizational approach to Emergency Management and that staff revise the West Parry Sound Joint Emergency Plan to imbed this management method in conjunction with the other West Parry Sound municipalities.


     ii. HYDRO ONE RATE INCREASES

         Pages: 23

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

WHEREAS The Corporation of the Township of Carling received a request for a resolution of support from the Municipality of Callander with respect to the rate increases being imposed by Hydro One;

AND WHEREAS Council for the Township of Carling is in agreement that such rate increases will impose undue hardship on both residents and commercial businesses in northern areas having no access to alternate energy sources;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Township of Carling calls upon the provincial government to recognize the plight of northern and rural Ontario residents who are directly impacted by the rate increases and the economic ramifications on rural communities as residents are forced to leave their homes and close their businesses due to unsustainable hydro rate increases; and

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario; the Honourable Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance; the Honourable Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Energy; AMO; and FONOM.


     iii. BASIC INCOME GUARANTEE

          Pages: 24-26

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

WHEREAS The Corporation of the Township of Carling received a request for a resolution of support from the City of Kingston with respect to the Basic Income Guarantee;

AND WHEREAS the 2011 National Household Survey confirmed that 14.9% of the population live in low income circumstances;

AND WHEREAS income security and inequality continue to increase as a result of precarious employment;

AND WHEREAS existing income security programs have not proved sufficient to ensure adequate, secure income for all;

AND WHEREAS insufficient income, income insecurity and inequality have well-established, strong relationships to a range of adverse public health outcomes, and are root causes of many social ills such as illiteracy and shortfall of educational attainment, chronic stress, alienation, and criminal activity, all of which undermine the social fabric;

AND WHEREAS a basic income guarantee would reduce income insufficiency, insecurity, and inequality and ensure everyone an income sufficient to meet basic needs and live in dignity regardless of work status;

AND WHEREAS a basic income guarantee would provide an income floor for those doing socially essential but unpaid work, supporting the choices of those who engage in it;

AND WHEREAS a basic income guarantee would provide additional direct personal income which would be spent locally, thereby revitalizing local economies;

AND WHEREAS a basic income guarantee would enable individuals to pursue educational, occupational, social and wellness opportunities relevant to them and their families;

AND WHEREAS a basic income guarantee would support entrepreneurship and job transition for those trying to establish a new productive role for themselves in response to a persistently changing economy;

AND WHEREAS a basic income guarantee would resemble income guarantees already provided in Canada for seniors which have contributed to health and quality of life improvements in this age group;

AND WHEREAS basic income has been studied in Canada for approximately forty years and has demonstrated improved physical and mental health and educational outcomes;

AND WHEREAS a basic income guarantee program would involve the redistribution of the administrative functions of existing income support programs to the nation as a whole and to senior government partners in the same manner as Medicare and the existing seniors and children’s programs;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of Carling endorse a national discussion of a Basic Income Guarantee for all Canadians;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of Carling encourage the provincial and federal governments through their respective responsible Ministers, including the Ontario Minister of Health and the Ontario Deputy Minister in Charge of Poverty Reduction, to work together to consider, investigate, and develop a Basic Income Guarantee for all Canadians;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be forwarded to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, including the Big City Mayor’s Caucus, with the request that they include proposing a Basic Income Guarantee in their respective engagements with the provincial and federal governments;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this resolution be shared with the Premier of Ontario, the Prime Minister of Canada, and all opposition leaders at both levels of government.


     iv. PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT

          Pages: 27-28

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

WHEREAS Ontario’s growing and aging population is putting an increasing strain on our publicly-funded health care system;

AND WHEREAS since February 2015, the Ontario government has made an almost 7% unilateral cut to physician services expenditures which cover all the care doctors provide to patients – including cuts to programs which are specifically deigned to act as incentives for physicians to practice in rural areas;

AND WHEREAS the decisions Ontario makes today will impact patients’ access to quality care in the years to come and these cuts will threaten access to the quality, patient-focused care Ontarians need and expect;

AND WHEREAS Ontario is experiencing a growing rural population as retirees move to the countryside;

AND WHEREAS many rural municipalities in Ontario have formed physician recruitment and retention committees and strategies to deal with the reality of physician retirements and shortages;

AND WHEREAS rural areas in Ontario are already at a distinct disadvantage in recruiting family physicians due to a number of factors;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the Township of Carling hereby requests that the Minister of Health and Long Term Care reinstate incentives for physicians to practice in rural areas of Ontario, and that the minister return to the table with Ontario’s doctors and work together through mediation-arbitration to reach a fair deal the protects the quality, patient-focused care Ontario’s families deserve;

AND BE IT FURTHER REOLVED that copies of this resolution be sent to the Premier of Ontario, the federal and provincial Ministers of Health, the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons, and all municipalities in Ontario.  


     v. WASTE INCINERATION FACILITIES

         Pages: 29-66

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by


WHEREAS The Corporation of the Township of Carling received a request for a resolution of support from the Municipality of Port Hope with respect to waste incineration facilities;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the Township of Carling hereby requests that the Ontario Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and the Ontario Minister of Energy prohibit incineration and related means of waste disposal, including “Energy from Waste” facilities, as these facilities result in significant release of toxic substances and greenhouse gases, and thus their use is in conflict with the Province’s goal of reducing greenhouse gases;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario to inform them of the Township of Carling’s opposition to incineration, and to request that the AMO advise the Standing Committee on Social Policy (currently reviewing Bill 73) that the Township of Carling does not support the AMO’s position on supporting Energy From Waste facilities, but does support expanding options to improve on strategies to divert waste from landfills by reducing, reusing, and recycling.


15.    BY-LAWS

     i. APPOINT COUNCILLOR

By-law 2016-
Moved by
Seconded by
    
Being a By-law to Appoint a Councillor to the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Carling.
    

16.    NOTICES OF MOTION


17.    CONFIRMING BY-LAW

By-law 2016-
Moved by
Seconded by

Being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held on January 11, 2016.


18.    ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                    

Resolution 16-
Moved by
Seconded by

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council be adjourned at ________ p.m.

 

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