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The Corporation of the Township Carling

M I N U T E S    
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
Friday, March 27, 2015
Council Chambers
2 West Carling Bay Rd., Nobel, Ontario

 

Council Members Present:  Mayor:        Mike Konoval
Councillors:  Gord Harrison, Susan Murphy, Terry Gilbert, Steven Crookshank

Staff Present:    Donna Besman, CAO/Clerk
Maryann Weaver – Deputy Clerk/Planning Assistant

Prior to the regular Council Committee meeting, Council met as Committee of Adjustment to consider a Minor Variance Application.

1.    CALL TO ORDER

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.

2.    REQUEST THAT CARLING COUNCIL NEGOTIATE PARKING AT THE MCDOUGALL TOWNSHIP BOAT RAMP FOR RESIDENTS ON EAST SIDE OF HUCKLEBERRY ISLAND.

Staff and Council discussed the lack of available parking and docking for the Huckleberry Island property owners due to Harrisons Marina reducing their docking facilities and Carling Bay Marina being at capacity.

An option discussed to address the matter was the potential expansion of Sawdust Bay Boat Launch and the possibility of lifting the current restrictions.

Staff was directed to make an inquiry to McDougall Council with regards to the likelihood of a partnership at George Hunt Boat Launch and to research the costs for the expansion of Sawdust Bay boat launch.


3.    TERRILYNNE BANNON, MPAC. ASSESSMENT 101 – TRAINING/EDUCATION SESSION

Ms. Bannon made a presentation to Council around Understanding Property Assessments in Ontario. She specifically focused on How MPAC assesses properties and How MPAC resolves assessment concerns.

Ms. Bannon explained to Council that she is available to work out the Carling Office to assist staff and be available for ratepayer questions or concerns.

Staff was directed to organize a schedule with Ms. Bannon.

4.    BUDGET DISCUSSIONS

    General Government

Council discussed the preliminary budget numbers and asked questions and clarification on specific items.

5.    SET ADDITIONAL COUNCIL COMMITTEE MEETING DATES

Council set the following dates for additional Council Committee meetings:
    
    Monday, March 30th at 9:00am
    Tuesday, March 31st at 8:30am

6.    ADJOURNMENT

Meeting adjourned at 12:12 p.m.

TOWNSHIP OF CARLING


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Mike Konoval, Mayor                          Donna Besman, CAO/Clerk

 

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