The Corporation of the Township Carling


 

M I N U T E S    
REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL
Monday, May 13, 2013
Council Chambers
2 West Carling Bay Rd., Nobel, Ontario

 

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
            John Jackson – Planning Consultant

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

13-039                        Moved by Councillor Konoval                                            Seconded by Councillor Larson    

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on April 8, 2013.

                            Carried.

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

13-040                        Moved by Councillor Gordon
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Committee of the Whole held on April 5, 2013, be approved.

                            Carried.

3.  DEPUTATIONS

Mr. Jamie Robinson of MHBC Planning spoke to Council in opposition to the Enns proposed Zoning By-law Amendment C507-2013. Mr. Robinson identified sections in the Townships Official Plan and Zoning By-law which he felt supported his position that objected to the proposed boat house/boat port.

Mr. Greg Corbett of Planscape spoke to Council in support of the Enns proposed Zoning By-law Amendment C507-2013. Mr. Corbett identified sections in the Townships Official Plan and Zoning By-law which he felt supported his position for approval of the proposed boathouse/boat port.

Councillor Murphy asked if following the last meeting the Applicant Mr. Enns had spoken with the objecting neighbours and whether any compromise was discussed. Mr. Enns indicated there had been no discussion about a compromise.

4.  BY-LAWS

ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT C507-2013
Applicant:  Tom Enns
Agent:  Greg Corbett, Planscape
Property Location:  6 Banting Lane

C507-2013                        Moved by Councillor Gordon
                        Seconded by Councillor Larson

THAT By-law Number C507-2013, being a By-law to amend By-law No. C500-2011, Concession 11,
Pt Lot 75, municipally known as 6 Banting Lane, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 13th
day of May, 2013.


Councillor Konoval spoke to Council regarding his views on the proposed By-law and asked for a recorded vote.

            Yeas                        Nays
     Councillor Konoval      Councillor Murphy
                                     Councillor Larson
                                     Councillor Gordon
                                     Mayor Harrison

                            Defeated.

5.  PARRY SOUND AREA PLANNING BOARD - CONSENT APPLICATIONS

CONSENT APPLICATION B22/2011(C)
Part of Lot 13, Concession 9
Application to create one new residential lot on Woods Road
Applicants:  Buchan et al

Mr. Robinson of the Parry Sound Area Planning Board spoke to Council regarding the proposed consent.

13-041                        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 B22/2011(C), an application to create one new residential lot on Part of 13, Concession 9. (Woods Rd.). Applicants:  Buchan, et al, subject to the following conditions:

1.  That the applicants enter into an agreement to meet the recommendations of the Noise and Vibration Study prepared by J.E. Coulter Associates Ltd., which specifically include:

        i)    that the dwelling incorporate a forced air heating system; and

        ii)    that the warning clauses be incorporated into the Agreement of Purchase and Sale.

2.    Entrance approval; and

3.    Payment of cash in Lieu of Parkland, being 5% of the value of the land.

                            Carried.

6.  OTHER BUSINESS

PROVINCIALLY SIGNIFICANT WETLAND EVALUATIONS

 Mr. Robinson of the Parry Sound Area Planning Board spoke to Council regarding the Ministry of Natural Resources proposed wetland evaluations and the significant constraints they would impose on future development in the Town of Parry Sound.


13-042                        Moved by Councillor Konoval
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

WHEREAS the Parry Sound Area Planning Board has learned that the MNR is proposing to evaluate wetlands in and adjacent to the Town of Parry Sound and other member municipalities, subject to federal and provincial funding;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Carling Council endorses Resolution No. 2013-20 passed by the Parry Sound Area Planning Board in its request to meet with MNR to discuss problems, issues and concerns regarding the evaluation process and request that no evaluations take place until a full understanding and acceptable protocol is developed between the Board and member Municipalities.

                            Carried.

7.  BY-LAWS

CONSENT AGREEMENT – BUCHAN
Consent B22/2011(c) – Application for one new lot
Part of Lot 13, Concession 9

2013-19                        Moved by Councillor Murphy
                            Seconded by Councillor Larson

THAT By-law Number 2013-19, being a by-law to authorize the execution of a Consent Agreement
Buchan’s and the Township of Carling, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 13th
day of May, 2013.

                            Carried.

8.  SHORE/ROAD ALLOWANCES

ROAD ALLOWANCE APPLICATION 2013-1
Applicant:  John & Gail Jacklin

13-043                        Moved by Councillor Larson
                            Seconded by Councillor Gordon

 NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED That Carling Council agree to open a file, RA 2013-1 being an application to close and convey road allowance in front of Con. 7, Pt. Lots 40 & 41, RP 42R-9212, Part 1, & RP 42R-9271 Part 1, PCL 8713 SS, and that the road allowance to be closed and conveyed be declared surplus pursuant to Property Disposal By-law No. 95-10.  Applicant:  John & Gail Jacklin, 21 Brooks Landing Road.

                            Carried.

9.  REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

13-044                        Moved by Councillor Larson
                            Seconded by Councillor Gordon

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

                            Carried.

10.  REPORT OF THE COMMITTEES

Councillor Gordon reported on his attendance at the FONOM Conference that was held in Parry Sound which he felt was a great success.

Councillor Gordon reported that he was unable to attend the recent Planning Board and Park to Park meetings.

Councillor Larson reported on the Industrial Park and the two business new owners in the park and the funding applications that are being supported to improve the infrastructure to the two new businesses.

Councillor Larson commented on the new work that has been completed on the Dillon Dock and Ramp.

Councillor Murphy reported that Belvedere was in the process of updating their Strategic Plan as suggested by the rating institution.

Councillor Murphy reported on the Museum and the agreement by the Town to help finance the improvements to the old Ranger Station building and the volunteers who are helping to upkeep the grounds.

Councillor Murphy reported that the roof at the Parry Sound Library was leaking and the damage as a result of this leak will need to be addressed along with the roof.

Councillor Konoval attended a CPAC meeting and the statistics for the first quarter show that crime was down in Carling.

Councillor Konoval attended the WPSHC meeting.

Councillor Konoval reported on the recent clean-up event that took place in the Township and it was an enormous success and thanked the volunteers and the Recreation Committee for manning the barbeque.

Mayor Harrison advised Council about the Low Water meeting held at the Legion and the following meeting held with Minister Baird. The Heads of Council who met with the Minister indicated that the Federal Government was receptive to providing financial compensation to local businesses and governments for infrastructure work related to the low water level crisis on Georgian Bay.

Mayor Harrison reported on the meeting that was held with the Premier and the Minister for Natural Resources Orazietti on the last day of the FONOM Conference. Four area Mayors and four marina operators had a private meeting with the Premier and Minister and outlined the low water issue. The Premier was receptive and had instructed the Minister for MMAH to look at the disaster relief fund.

Mayor Harrison reported on the last ARC meeting and that a position was being formulated to be presented at the upcoming meeting on Thursday. Viable alternatives to the proposed recommendation by the Board will be put forward at this meeting.

11.  COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

13-045                        Moved by Councillor Konoval
                            Seconded by Councillor Gordon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the April 2013 Council Correspondence listing.

                            Carried.

13.  OTHER BUSINESS

    CARLING FARMERS MARKET – REQUEST FOR DONATION

13-046                        Moved by Councillor Murphy
                            Seconded by Councillor Larson

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approve a donation to the Carling Farmers Market in the amount of $800.00.

                            Carried.

PARRY SOUND AREA INDUSTRIAL PARK PROJECT – SEWER AND WATER

13-047                        Moved by Councillor Larson
                            Seconded by Councillor Gordon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Carling Township Council supports the two funding submissions to FEDNOR & NOHFC for the sewer and water project on Helen Crawford Rd., in support of Tiffany Metal Castings.

                            Carried.

PARRY SOUND AREA INDUSTRIAL PARK PROJECT – PILOT PLANT

13-048                        Moved by Councillor Larson
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Carling Township Council supports the two funding submissions to FEDNOR & NOHFC for the 10,000 sq. ft. pilot plant for Synthion Energy.

                            Carried.

FITZGERALD BEACH

13-049                        Moved by Councillor Larson
                            Seconded by Councillor Gordon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council authorized a trial period that would allow non-motorized vessels to be launched at Fitzgerald Breach.

                        Carried.

Staff are to monitor and report back to Council any feedback received from area residents.

2013 RECREATION COMMITTEE BUDGET

Council reviewed the budget and had questions that needed to be answered before Council could support the proposed budget.

14. CLOSED MEETING

13-050                        Moved by Councillor Larson
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move into a CLOSED MEETING at 8:55 p.m., pursuant to Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended to discuss legal matters.
    
15.    OPEN MEETING

13-051                        Moved by Councillor Gordon    
                            Seconded by Councillor Konoval

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move out of a CLOSED MEETING at 9:06 p.m.

                            Carried.

Mayor Harrison declared a Pecuniary Interest and removed himself from the table. Councillor Larson took over as Chair.

Council agreed to allow staff to permit the relocation of the Johnson dock in Alves Bay to a more suitable location with the understanding that a Licence of Occupation between the Township and the Johnsons will be required for the dock to remain.

Mayor Harrison resumed his seat.

16.  CONFIRMING BY-LAW

2013-20                        Moved by Councillor Murphy                                            Seconded by Councillor Larson

THAT By-Law Number 2013-20, being a Confirming By-Law, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 13th day of May, 2013,.

                            Carried.

17.  ADJOURNMENT

13-052                        Moved by Councillor Konoval
                            Seconded by Councillor Larson

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council be adjourned at 9:11 p.m.

Carried.

TOWNSHIP OF CARLING

 

 


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