M I N U T E S   
REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL
Monday, January 10, 2011

Council Members Present:         Mayor:        Gord Harrison
Councillors:

Mike Konoval
Susan Murphy
Sid Larson
Michael Gordon

Council Members Absent:


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 6:45 p.m.

2.    CLOSED MEETING

11-001                        Moved by Councillor Konoval
Seconded by Councillor Murphy


NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move into a CLOSED MEETING at 6:45 p.m., pursuant to Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001,S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended to discuss legal matters regarding property Acquisition. Glenn Robinson from the Parry Sound Planning Board was present.

Carried.   

3.    OPEN MEETING

11-002                        Moved by Councillor Konoval
Seconded by Councillor Larson

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move out of a CLOSED MEETING at 7:00 p.m.

Carried.

4.     MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETINGS

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

11-003                        Moved by Councillor Murphy                                            Seconded by Councillor Gordon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on December 1, 2010, be approved.

Carried.

5.    DEPUTATIONS

Anna Marie Harris was present from Georgian Bay Country to give Council a brief description of the organization and the activities undertaken in 2010 and plans for 2011. Ms. Harris concluded her presentation requesting that the Council for Carling Township consider continuing its financial support of Georgian Bay Country due to its positive impact that it has on local businesses.

6.    PARRY SOUND AREA PLANNING BOARD CONSENT APPLICATIONS

CONSENT APPLICATION B28/2010(C)
Lots 11 & 12, Concession 5.
Application to create one new lot and a right-of-way.  Applicant:  Mark, Chrystal & Joanne Upton and Mark & Laurie Payne.

Glenn Robinson of the Parry Sound Area Planning Board gave a brief description of the proposed application to Council.

11-004                        Moved by Councillor Konoval
Seconded by Councillor Larson

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED That Council advise the Parry Sound Area Planning Board that it has no objection to Consent B28/2010(C), application to create one new lot and a right-of-way on Lots 11 & 12, Concession 5 (21 Carling Station Rd.), subject to:
a)    Payment of cash in Lieu of Parkland, being 5% of the value of the land;
b)    Entrance approval

Carried.

7.    SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCES

APPLICATION TO PURCHASE CROWN SHORELINE RESERVE
Applicant:  Steven Anderson, 1 Island 15C, Huckleberry Island

11-005                        Moved by Councillor Gordon
Seconded by Councillor Larson

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED That Carling Township Council advise the Ministry of Natural Resources that while the municipality has no objection in connection with the application to purchase the Crown Shoreline Reserve fronting NL 2, 1 Island 15C, Huckleberry Island, the municipality’s Official Plan policy on the sale of shore road allowance and/or the Crown reserve that abuts Type 1 fish habitat, states that the Township may consider the closure of the shore road allowance and/or the Crown reserve, or part of these lands if it can be demonstrated to the satisfaction of Council by a qualified consultant that there will be no negative impacts on the natural features or on their ecological functions.

Carried.

8.     REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

11-006                        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.

9.    REPORT OF THE COMMITTEES

Councillor Konoval commented on the photographic collage created by Mr. Korte and a letter of thanks is to be written by staff and signed by the Mayor.

Councillor Konoval reported on the Recreation Committee and the successful Christmas Party that was held at the Community Centre in December, as well as the levy he attended put on by both Tony Clement (MP) and Norm Miller (MPP), and recommended that other Council members attend in the future.

Councillor Konoval commented on the passing of the former Reeve for The Archipelago, Ian Stewart and that he would be attending the services.

Councillor Konoval requested that staff prepare a letter of appreciation for the Mayors signature to be sent to Peter Spadzinski for his years of service on the Board of Belvedere.

Councillor Larson reported on the usage of the rink and playground over the holidays.

Councillor Larson reported that he attended his first Planning Board meeting and received a training session put on by John Jackson and Glenn Robinson that was extremely beneficial.

Councillor Gordon reported that he was unable to attend the first meeting of the Planning Board due to other commitments however he would be attending the upcoming Park to Park Committee meeting scheduled for January 19th.

Mayor Harrison reported on his training session held by AMO and recommended that other members of Council attend the upcoming sessions.

10.    CORRESPONDENCE

COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

11-007                        Moved by Councillor Larson
Seconded by Councillor Gordon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the December, 2010 Council Correspondence listing.

Carried.

11.    QUESTION TIME

Councillor Gordon asked what the Township was doing to get municipal boundary signage on the new highway.

The CAO reported that the Public Works Superintendent was already in the process of contacting the MTO and requesting municipal boundary signage on the new highway, and a report would be forthcoming.

12.    OTHER BUSINESS

DISTRICT OF PARRY SOUND SOCIAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION BOARD AREA 3

11-008                        Moved by Councillor Konoval
Seconded by Councillor Larson

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Carling Township Council supports the nomination of Councillor Bill Church of the Municipality of Whitestone as the second representative to the District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board for Area 3.

Carried.

INTELIVOTE SYSTEMS INC.  2010 ONTARIO MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

11-009                        Moved by Councillor Larson
Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the 2010 Ontario Municipal Elections Accessibility Report.

Carried.

The CAO reported on the actions being undertaken by Intelivote to address the issue that occurred during the last few hours in the 2010 election. As well, the CAO reported on the reduction of costs offered by Intelivote and the opportunity to use their service free of charge for other services prior to the next election. A statistical report will be forth coming on the 2010 election.

CARLING RECREATION COMMITTEE

11-010                        Moved by Councillor Konoval
Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council appoint Chantal Darlington to the Carling Recreation Committee.

Carried.

CARLING FIRE BOAT

11-011                        Moved by Councillor Konoval
Seconded by Councillor Gordon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT that upon the recommendation of the Fire Chief, Council for the Township of Carling accepts the tender from The Ironworker for a Kemp 26’ Bullnose LC/WH in the total amount of $76,105.50.

Carried.

13.    BY-LAWS

ROAD ALLOWANCE BY-LAW.  Avalon Properties Limited.  40 Inverlochy Rd.

2011-01                        Moved by Councillor Murphy
Seconded by Councillor Larson

THAT By-law Number 2011-01, being a By-law to amend by-law 2010-37 relating to the Sale of Part of the Original Road Allowance between Lots 25 and 26, Concession 1, Township of Carling (Avalon Properties Limited), be read and finally passed in Open Council this 10th day of January, 2011.

Carried.

INTERIM TAX LEVY FOR 2011

2011-02                        Moved by Councillor Murphy
Seconded by Councillor Gordon

THAT By-law Number 2011-02, being a By-law to provide for an Interim Tax Levy, to Provide for the Payment of Taxes and to Provide for Penalty and Interest of 1 ¼ percent, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 10th day of January, 2011.

Carried.

AUTHORIZE BORROWING TO MEET CURRENT EXPENDITURES FOR 2011

2011-03                        Moved by Councillor Gordon
Seconded by Councillor Konoval

THAT By-law Number 2011-03, being a By-law to authorize borrowing from time to time to meet current expenditures during the fiscal year ending December 31, 2011, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 10th day of January, 2011.

Carried.

14.    CLOSED MEETING

11-012                        Moved by Councillor Konoval
Seconded by Councillor Larson

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move into a CLOSED MEETING at 8:24 p.m., pursuant to Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001,S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended to deal with legal and property matters.   

Carried.

OPEN MEETING

11-013                        Moved by Councillor Gordon
Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move out of a CLOSED MEETING at 8:31 p.m.

Carried.

15.    CONFIRMING BY-LAW

2011-04                        Moved by Councillor Konoval                                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

THAT By-Law Number 2011-04, being a Confirming By-Law, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 10th day of January, 2011.

Carried.

16.    ADJOURNMENT

11-014                        Moved by Councillor Gordon
Seconded by Councillor Konoval

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council be adjourned at 8:32 p.m.

Carried.

TOWNSHIP OF CARLING

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

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