M I N U T E S    
REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL
Monday, June 11, 2012
Council Chambers
2 West Carling Bay Rd., Nobel, Ontario


Council Members Present:         Mayor:        Gord Harrison
Councillors:                            Susan Murphy, Michael Gordon, Mike Konoval

Council Members Absent:    Councillor:        Sid Larson
                            
Staff Present:    Stephen Kaegi - Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk
                      Maryann Sidon – Deputy Clerk/Planning Assistant
            
1.    CALL TO ORDER

The Mayor called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

2.        MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETINGS

    REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

12-057                        Moved by Councillor Konoval                                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on May 15, 2012, be approved.

                            Carried.

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

12-058                        Moved by Councillor Gordon
                            Seconded by Councillor Konoval

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Committee of the Whole held on May 15, 2012, be approved.

                            Carried.

3.    PARRY SOUND AREA PLANNING BOARD - CONSENT APPLICATIONS

CONSENT APPLICATION B11/2012(C)
Lots 12 & 13, Concession C & D.
Application is to create one new lot.
Applicant:  Dieter Korte (Sunny Shore Resort)

Glenn Robinson the Secretary-Treasurer presented the application to Council as submitted by the applicant and responded to concerns raised by ratepayers who responded to the proposed severance. The issues raised covered security of right-of-ways/easements, water levels of the pond and potential liability if the private dam fails, to the proposed frontage of the severed lot.

12-059                        Moved by Councillor Konoval
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council advise the Parry Sound Area Planning Board that is has no objection to Consent B11/2012(C), an application to create one new lot on Lots 12 & 13, Concession C & D.  Applicant: Dieter Korte, subject to the following conditions:
1.  Payment of cash in Lieu of Parkland, being 5% of the value of the land; and
2.  That the severed lot be rezoned for 20 metres of frontage
3.  That a letter be sent to all properties that use the road for access indicating that upon approval of the severance that Applicant will agree to give right-of-ways where necessary to all properties that use the road for access to their property(s) but at the property owners expense not the applicants.

                        Carried.

CONSENT APPLICATION B13/2012(C)
Lot 12, Concession 5.
Application is to create one new lot.
Applicants:  Bill & Severine Vowels

Glenn Robinson the Secretary-Treasurer presented the application to Council as submitted by the
Applicant and answered any questions posed by Council. Concern raised by Council members about the layout of the severance and why it did not create two more uniform lots. Mr. Robinson addressed the issue and said that the lots meet the Townships standards.

12-060                        Moved by Councillor Gordon
                            Seconded by Councillor Konoval

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council advise the Parry Sound Area Planning Board that is has no objection to Consent B13/2012(C), an application to create one new lot on Lot 12, Concession 5.  Applicants: Bill & Severine Vowels, subject to the following condition:
Payment of cash in Lieu of Parkland, being 5% of the value of the land.

                            Carried.

4.    REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

12-061                        Moved by Councillor Konoval
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

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

5.    REPORT OF THE COMMITTEES

Councillor Konoval reported on the Belvedere Heights monument announcement he attended with the local MP the Honourable Tony Clement.

Councillor Konoval reported on the recent REDAC meeting and the status of the Smart Community initiative. As well he informed Council that REDAC was in the process of recruiting new volunteers to sit on the committee and if Council had any recommendations that they get the individual to contact Kirsten LeDrew.

Councillor Konoval reminded Council of the Park to Park Trail ribbon cutting ceremony schedule for June 22 at 1:00 p.m. and the dedication to the late Hans Muysson.

Councillor Konoval reported briefly on the successful Seniors Dinner held at the community centre and closed speaking about the loss to the community with the passing of Don Christie.

Councillor Murphy indicated that she had nothing to report.

Councillor Gordon had nothing to report.

Mayor Harrison reported to Council on his meeting with the Heads of Council and the proposed suggestion of topics or themes for the 2013 FONOM Conference.

Mayor Harrison reported to Council on the question raised by some Heads of Council as to whether talks have or will take place between Belvedere and Lakeland to see if there are any cost savings that could be achieved through streamlining the administrative and other services.

Mayor Harrison closed by reporting that the Fire Department should shortly be part of the Coast Guard Auxiliary as the Township vessel has passed inspection and the training of volunteers completed.

6.    COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

12-062                        Moved by Councillor Gordon
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the May 2012 Council Correspondence listing.

                            Carried.

7.    BY-LAWS

FIRE BY-LAW

2012-19                         Moved by Councillor Konoval
                            Seconded by Councillor Gordon

THAT By-Law Number 2012-19, being a By-law to Prescribe Times for Setting Fires, Precautions to be Taken and for Issuing Permits for Burning in the Township of Carling, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 11th day of June, 2012.

                            Carried.

DEBENTURE BY-LAW

2012-20                        Moved by Councillor Konoval
                            Seconded by Councillor Gordon

THAT By-law Number 2012-20, being a By-law of the Corporation of the Township of Carling to Authorize the Borrowing upon Amortizing Debenture in the Principal Amount of $1,150,000.00 towards the cost of the Carling Municipal Office, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 11th day of June, 2012.

                            Carried.

8.    CONFIRMING BY-LAW

2012-21                        Moved by Councillor Konoval                                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

THAT By-Law Number 2012-21, being a Confirming By-Law, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 11th day of June, 2012.

                            Carried.

9.    ADJOURNMENT

12-063                        Moved by Councillor Gordon
                            Seconded by Councillor Konoval

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council be adjourned at 8:17 p.m.

Carried.


TOWNSHIP OF CARLING

___________________        _           ___________________________
Gord Harrison, Mayor                         Stephen P. Kaegi, CAO/Clerk

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