M I N U T E S
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
 

Friday, June 10, 2011

Council Chambers

2 West Carling Bay Rd., Nobel, Ontario 

Council Members Present:             Mayor:   Gord Harrison

Councillors:                                 Susan Murphy, Sid Larson, Michael Gordon

Council Members Absent:              Councillor:   Mike Konoval

Staff Present: Stephen Kaegi - Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk

Wendy Hawes – Treasurer

LeeAnn Bormann – Deputy Treasurer

Maryann Sidon – Deputy Clerk/Planning Assistant

Doug Vock – Chief Building Official

Joe Ryman – Public Works Superintendent

 

1.         CALL TO ORDER

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m.

2.         2011 BUDGET

The Treasurer went through the final budget revisions with Council and answered questions. Council agreed with the recommended increase for reserves and directed staff to bring forward the required by-laws to Monday’s Council meeting.

Joe Ryman discussed a proposal to offer non-contractors another option for disposal of small quantities of roofing shingles. Council agreed with the proposal to locate a bin at the Killbear Transfer Station and the proposed fees based on a cost recovery calculation with residents making payments at the Township Office.

3.         DRAFT ZONING BY-LAW

Consultant John Jackson went through the proposed changes section by section with Council.

Council discussed and commented on various items and directed staff and the Planner to make the appropriate changes and for those that are significant to note the changes on the website.

The proposed public session dates are July, 23, 2011 and August 27, 2011 between 1:30 and 3:00 and the formal public meeting is tentatively set for September 12, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.

4.         WATER QUALITY COMMITTEE REPORT

Council and the Public Works Superintendent discussed the Township policy/practise regarding the management of beaver dams and their potential flood and damage impacts to Township roads. Council supports the monitoring and regulation of water levels of the various beaver dams as well as the need to protect habitat for species at risk.

Doug Vock, the CBO for the Township explained the existing regulatory structure that deals with septic systems and any potential septic re-inspection program. Mr. Vock asked Council’s permission to explore a potential program with the North Bay Mattawa Conservation Authority and other local municipalities and report back to Council with his findings. Council agreed to this request.

5.         CARLING RECREATION COMMITTEE REQUEST

Council reviewed the request from the Carling Recreation Committee and agreed to the replacement of the various utensils however not to the proposed picnic tables. It was the recommendation that cedar tables be assembled by Public Works staff verses the proposed purchasing of recycled material tables.

 

TOWNSHIP OF CARLING

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Gord Harrison, Mayor                            Stephen P. Kaegi, CAO/Clerk

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Nobel, Ontario
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