The Corporation of the Township Carling


M I N U T E S

REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

Monday, August 12, 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

                                      

Staff Present:Stephen Kaegi - Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk

                                    Maryann Weaver – Deputy Clerk/Planning Assistant

                                    Joe Ryman – Public Works Superintendent

1.         CALL TO ORDER

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

 

2.         MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

            REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

 

13-073                                                                        Moved by Councillor Larson

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Murphy

 

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

                                                                                    Carried.

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

13-074                                                                        Moved by Councillor Gordon

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Konoval

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

                                                                                    Carried.

SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL

13-075                                                                        Moved by Councillor Larson

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Konoval

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Special Meeting of Council held on July 17, 2013, be approved.

                                                                                    Carried.

3.         DEPUTATIONS

AL UNWIN. SAND BAY SPEED BUMPS

 

Mr. Unwin spoke to Council about the history of Sand Bay Rd. He advised Council of the harassment that he, his wife and many other residents are experiencing when travelling through the resort zone.

Mr. Unwin is requested that Council re-consider the decision to install the speed bumps on the road. He expressed his concerns that the bumps are a safety issue for vehicles.

 

MICHAEL JONES, BDO DUNWOODY

 

Mr. Jones from BDO Dunwoody the Townships auditor presented to Council the 2012 Financial Statements. Mr. Jones went through the financial statements and noted areas of interest and then answered questions of Council.

4.         CLOSED MEETING

 

13-076                                                                        Moved by Councillor Larson

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Gordon

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move into a CLOSED MEETING at 8:00 p.m., pursuant to Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001,S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended to deal with personnel matters.

           

                                                                                    Carried.

            OPEN MEETING

13-077                                                                        Moved by Councillor Murphy

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Konoval

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move out of a CLOSED MEETING at 8:23 p.m.

                                                                                    Carried.

5.         SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCES

 

            SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCE APPLICATION 2013-2

            Applicants: Steven & Grace McLaren

13-078                                                                        Moved by Councillor Larson

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Gordon

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED That Carling Council agree to open a file, SRA 2013-2 being an application to close and convey the shore road allowance in front of Plan M170, Lot 79 , and that the shore road allowance to be closed and conveyed be declared surplus pursuant to Property Disposal By-law No. 95-10. Applicants: Steven & Grace McLaren, 60 Rockcliffe Dr. N.

 

                                                                                    Carried.

 

6.         REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

13-079                                                                        Moved by Councillor Gordon

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Lawson

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

 

                                                                                    Carried.

7.         REPORT OF THE COMMITTEES

Councillor Konoval reported on the CPAC meeting and the change in reporting of statistics by Constable Dawn Conner.

Councillor Konoval update Council on the Celebrate Carling event now scheduled for September 14th at the Carling Recreation Hall. The committee has already chosen 5 recipients.

Councillor Konoval left the meeting.

Councillor Murphy reported on the Parry Sound Public Library Board and are dealing with recruitment and other issues.

Councillor Murphy reminded Council about the Strategic Planning exercise taking place at Belvedere tomorrow.

Councillor Larson commented that the Planning Board meeting was cancelled and the Industrial Park Board was waiting for serveral companies to make decisions about lots in the Industrial Park.

Councillor Gordon had no report.

Mayor Harrison reported that the Ratepayer Association meetings he attended went well.

8.         COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

 

13-080                                                                        Moved by Councillor Gordon

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Larson

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

                                                                                    Carried.

9.         OTHER BUSINESS

2012 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

13-081                                                                        Moved by Councillor Gordon

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Township of Carling receive the 2012 Financial Statements from BDO Dunwoody for the year ending December 31, 2012.

                                                                                    Carried.

            DISTRICT OF PARRY SOUND MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION – FALL MEETING

 

            Council asked that a letter be sent sending Council’s regrets as they unfortunately have another commitment that day.

10.       CLOSED MEETING

13-082                                                                        Moved by Councillor Murphy

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Gordon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move into a CLOSED MEETING at 9:00 p.m., pursuant to Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001,S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended to deal with personnel matters.

           

                                                                                    Carried.

            OPEN MEETING

13-083                                                                        Moved by Councillor Larson

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Murphy

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move out of a CLOSED MEETING at 9:20 p.m.

                                                                                    Carried.

11.       CONFIRMING BY-LAW

2013-30                                                                     Moved by Councillor Gordon

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Larson

 

THAT By-law 2013-30, being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held on August 12, 2013, be read and finally passed in Open Council this 12th day of August, 2013.

12.       ADJOURNMENT

13-084                                                                        Moved by Councillor Murphy

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Larson

            NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council be adjourned at 9:21 p.m.

Carried.

 

TOWNSHIP OF CARLING

___________________                 _                                              ______________________

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