M I N U T E S   
REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL
Monday, February 14, 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
Glen Robinson – Parry Sound Area Planning Board

1.    CALL TO ORDER

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

2.    PUBLIC MEETING

A Public Meeting was held at 7:00 p.m. to consider the following proposed Zoning By-Law Amendment Number C482-2011. Mayor Harrison read the introduction outlining the proposed by-law and indicated that two letters of support had been received from neighbours. Mayor Harrison asked if there was any one present who wished to speak on the proposed by-law.

Mr. Jim Bunsch spoke to Council on behalf of the Pengally Bay Association and its President. Mr. Bunsch indicated that they would like to know how the addition would have looked from the water through an Architects design but since this is not available they have no objection.

Mr. Gord MacIntyre spoke on the proposed addition and questioned the language of the notice as there was already a room below the deck/roof. The only concern was over the structural integrity of the existing structure to support a second floor addition.

Hearing no further comments the meeting was closed at 7:10 p.m.


3.    MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETINGS

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

11-015                        Moved by Councillor Konoval                                            Seconded by Councillor Gordon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on January 10th, 2011, be approved.

Carried.

4.    BY-LAWS

ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT C482-2011
Plan M121, Lot 7, Plan 42R-8379 Part 5, Parcel 7976 (KERNAGHAN)

C482-2011                        Moved by Councillor Konoval
Seconded by Councillor Gordon

THAT By-Law Number C482-2011, being a By-Law to amend By-Law No C400-2000, The Zoning By-Law for Plan M121, Lot 7, Plan 42R-8379 Part 5, Parcel 7976, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 14th day of February, 2011.

Carried.

5.    DEPUTATIONS

Mr. Steve Goman addressed Council regarding Nobel School Councils request for funding to improve the school playground. Mr. Goman indicated the School Board was prepared to fund the irrigation system which was estimated to be in the area of $15,000 out of the estimated $40,000 project. The School Council has committed $5,000 and the balance is being sought from the three local municipalities and Shawanaga First Nation, whose children make up the 130 students who attend at Nobel.

Councillor Gordon asked whether a review had been undertaken over the use of sod verses grass seed, as the later would reduce the overall project cost. Mr. Goman indicated that the use of sod has been recommended.

The CAO asked Mr. Goman whether the School Council has looked at any grants or outside organizations for funding other than municipalities. Mr. Goman indicated they had not to date.

Mayor Harrison indicated that no decision would be made today and that the item would be considered during budget deliberations.

6.    PARRY SOUND AREA PLANNING BOARD CONSENT APPLICATIONS

CONSENT APPLICATION B34/2010(C)
Lot 13, Concession D. Application to create a lot addition.
Applicants:  Karen & Tim Johnson. Owners:  Gordon & Betty Johnson

11-016                        Moved by Councillor Larson
Seconded Councillor Konoval

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council advise the Parry Sound Area Planning Board that it has no objection to Consent B34/2010(C), application to create a lot addition on Lot 13, Concession D (9 Carrie Lane.), subject to:
a) That the retained lot be rezoned; and
b) That both lots comply with all required setbacks outlined in the zoning by-law (i.e., buildings, septics, etc).

Carried.

7.    SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCES

SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCE APPLICATION 2011-1.
APPLICANT:  Jennifer Robertson, 22 Pine Valley Dr.

11-017                        Moved by Councillor Murphy
Seconded by Councillor Konoval

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council agree to open a file, SRA 2011-1 being an application to close and convey shore road allowance in front of Plan M170, Lot 14, and that the shore road allowance to be closed and conveyed be declared surplus pursuant to Property Disposal By-law No. 95-10.  Applicant:  Jennifer Robertson, 22 Pine Valley Dr.

Carried.


SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCE APPLICATION 2011-2.
APPLICANT:  Irene Calow, 75 Calow Rd.
AGENT:  Doug Calow

11-018                        Moved by Councillor Larson
Seconded by Councillor Gordon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council agree to open a file, SRA 2011-2 being an application to close and convey shore road allowance in front of Concession 1, Lot 23, Parcel 4085 SS, and that the shore road allowance to be closed and conveyed be declared surplus pursuant to Property Disposal By-law No. 95-10.  Applicant:  Irene Calow, 75 Calow Rd.

Carried.

8.     REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

11-019                        Moved by Councillor Murphy                                                Seconded by Councillor Gordon

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 reported on the CPAC (Policing) committee meeting at that Carlings Crime rate dropped in the last quarter.

Councillor Konoval reported on Emergency Plan workshop he attended with Councillor Murphy. A potential issue was identified at the workshop and that was the need for a Deputy Mayor be considered and it was Councillor Konoval’s recommendation that if created it be rotated through Council.

Councillor Konoval reported on the Recreation Committee and the upcoming Winter Carnival this weekend. Due to weather conditions the events planned for Raby Lake may be cancelled.

Councillor Murphy reported on her meetings for the Library, the West Parry Sound District Museum, and Belvedere Home for the Aged. All three organizations are very frugal and struggle with budgetary items especially at Belvedere.

Councillor Larson reported on the recent AMO Councillor training session he attended and its benefits.

Councillor Larson reported on the Planning Board meeting and the increase to the levy for 2011.

Councillor Larson reported on the Parry Sound Industrial Park meeting and the half million dollar increase in the project costs due to the unexpected increase in sludge needing to be removed from the settlement ponds and the shorter lifespan on the water treatment filters.

Councillor Gordon reported on the Park to Park Trail committee meeting and the appreciation for the financial support given by Carling to complete the last link to the trail. In the spring a ceremony will be held to officially open this portion of the trail and one section will be named in recognition of Hans Muysson. As well Councillor Gordon noted that he also attended the Planning Board meeting.

Mayor Harrison reported on the Hospital Board meeting and the proposed creation of a Doctor Recruitment committee and the proposed funding request that will be forthcoming to the area municipalities to support this committee’s work.

Mayor Harrison reported on his attendance at a REDAC meeting and the information provided will be copied and circulated to Council. REDAC is seeking a financial contribution from Carling.

Mayor Harrison final report revolved around his work with staff to recognize volunteers on Council Committees such as water quality and recreation.

10.    CORRESPONDENCE

COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

11-020                        Moved by Councillor Konoval
Seconded by Councillor Larson

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the January, 2011 Council Correspondence listing.

Carried.

11.    OTHER BUSINESS

CHIEF BUILDING OFFICIALS REPORT
RE: Final Building Permit and By-law Enforcement Report

10-021                        Moved by Councillor Murphy
Seconded by Councillor Gordon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Chief Building Officials report dated February 14th, 2011 be received for information.

Carried.

CLINTON SHANE EKDAHL, FOUNDER OF “DAY OF THE HONEY BEE”
Request to proclaim May 29, 2011 as the 2nd annual “Day of the Honey Bee”


11-022                        Moved by Councillor Konoval
Seconded by Councillor Gordon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council proclaim May 29, 2011 as the 2nd annual “Day of the Honey Bee.

Carried.

12.    BY-LAWS

SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCE BY-LAW
Stafford & Teresa McCartney and William & Karen Donaldson
5 & 9 3rd Concession Rd.

2011-05                        Moved by Councillor Konoval
Seconded by Councillor Larson

THAT By-law Number 2011-05, being a By-law to close and sell part of the original Shore Road Allowance lying in front of Lot 11, Concession 3, Township of Carling (McCartney/Donaldson), be read and finally passed in Open Council this 14th day of February, 2011.

Carried.

MUTUAL ASSISTANCE AGREEMENT

2011-06                        Moved by Councillor Gordon
Seconded by Councillor Murphy

THAT By-law Number 2011-06, being a By-law to authorize the renewal of a Mutual Assistance Agreement between The Corporation of the Township of Carling, Municipality of McDougall, Township of McKellar, Town of Parry Sound, Township of Seguin, Township of The Archipelago and Municipality of Whitestone, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 14th day of February, 2011.

Carried.


13.    CONFIRMING BY-LAW

2011-07                        Moved by Councillor Konoval                                            Seconded by Councillor Gordon

THAT By-Law Number 2011-07, being a Confirming By-Law, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 14th day of February, 2011.

Carried.

14.    ADJOURNMENT

11-023                        Moved by Councillor Murphy
Seconded by Councillor Larson

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council be adjourned at 8:40 p.m.

Carried.

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

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