The Corporation of the Township Carling


M I N U T E S    
REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL

Monday, January 13, 2014

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

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

 

14-001                                                                        Moved by Councillor Murphy

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Larson

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on December 16, 2013, be approved.

                                                                                    Carried.

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

14-002                                                                        Moved by Councillor Gordon

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Konoval

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Committee of the Whole held on December 13, 2013, be approved.

                                                                                    Carried.

3.         REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

14-003                                                                        Moved by Councillor Murphy

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Konoval

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

                                                                                    Carried.

4.         REPORT OF THE COMMITTEES

           

Councillor Konoval reported that he attended New Year’s Levee on Saturday, January 4th, 2014. Tony Clement confirmed he would be attending the Pancake Breakfast at the Carling Winter

Councillor Murphy reported that the Walking With Our Sister exhibits is now open at the Parry Sound Museum.

Councillor Larson – No report

Councillor Gordon – No report

Mayor Harrison reported on the proposed new OPP costing formula and Mayor Conns petition to the Province to not move forward with using number of households in a municipality as the formula for the proposed OPP costing, but to include number of calls in the formula. Mayor Conn is also starting an investigation into the cost and benefits of opening up a regional police force.

5.         COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

14-004                                                                        Moved by Councillor Konoval

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Larson

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

                                                                                    Carried.

6.         OTHER BUSINESS

JAMES AND ALFRED LITTLE. REQUESTING PERMISSION TO TRAP OR HUNT FUR-BEARING ANIMALS ON TOWNSHIP PROPERTY.

Concession 9, Lots 9 to 13 and Concession 8, Lots 9 to 12

14-005                                                                        Moved by Councillor Konoval

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Larson

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council grant permission to James and Alfred Little to trap on land owned by the Township on parts of Lots 9 to 13, Concession 9 and part of Lots 9 to 12, Concession 8 for a period of ten years, expiring January 1, 2024.

                                                                                    Carried.

14-006                                                                        Moved by Councillor Larson

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Gordon

TOWNSHIP OF MULMUR. PRIOR YEARS’ ASSESSING OF PROPERTIES

 

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Gordon

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVEDThat Carling Township Council support the resolution enacted by the Township of Mulmur, which petitions MPAC to automatically and immediately re-assess all properties once improvements have been discovered and apply the resulting increase to the current year and for the two previous taxations years.

                                                                                    Carried.

MARK CROCKER. REQUESTING PERMISSION TO TRAP ON TOWNSHIP PROPERTY.

Concession 3, Lot 16

14-007                                                                        Moved by Councillor Murphy

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Larson

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council grant permission to Mark Crocker to trap on land owned by the Township on Lot 16, Concession 3 for a period of ten years, expiring January 1, 2024.

                                                                                    Carried.

7.         BY-LAWS

DEBENTURE BY-LAW – PUBLIC WORKS GARAGE

 

2014-1                                                                        Moved by Councillor Gordon

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Murphy

THAT By-law Number 2014-1, being a By-law of the Corporation of the Township of Carling to Authorize the Borrowing upon Amortizing Debentures in the Principal Amount of $1,000,000.00 Towards the Cost of the Public Works Garage be read and finally passed in Open Council this 13th of January, 2014.

           

                                                                                    Carried.

NORTHERN ONTARIO HERITAGE FUND CORPORATION AGREEMENT

                       

2014-2                                                                        Moved by Councillor Larson

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Konoval

THAT By-law Number 2014-2, being a By-law to authorize the Mayor and the CAO to execute an agreement with the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation for NOHFC Project #950844 Parry Sound Industrial Park Infrastructure be read and finally passed in Open Council this 13th day of January, 2014.

 

                                                                                    Carried.

FIRE DISPATCH AGREEMENT WITH THE WEST PARRY SOUND HEALTH CENTRE

2014-3                                                                        Moved by Councillor Konoval

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Gordon

THAT By-law Number 2014-3, being a By-law to authorise the execution of a Fire Dispatch Agreement with the West Parry Sound Health Centre be read and finally passed in Open Council this 13th day of January, 2014.

                                                                                    Carried.

8.         CLOSED MEETING

 

13-008                                                                        Moved by Councillor Gordon

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Konoval

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move into a CLOSED MEETING at 7:28 p.m., pursuant to Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001,S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended to deal with legal matters.

 

                                                                                    Carried.

 

            OPEN MEETING

14-009                                                                        Moved by Councillor Larson

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Konoval

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move out of a CLOSED MEETING at 8:10 p.m.

                                                                                    Carried.

9.        

14-010                                                                        Moved by Councillor Konoval

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Gordon

WHEREAS the owners of Ardagh Island No. 334(C) have appealed the proposed exception for the Island in Zoning By-law No. C500-2011;

AND WHEREAS the owners through their agent have indicated that they would support the current Waterfront Residential 2 (WF2) Zone that exists on the Island;

AND WHEREAS the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Carling have no objection to returning Ardagh Island to the WF2 Zone;

NOW THEREFORE the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Carling hereby resolve:

That it is agreeable to the Ontario Municipal Board, in settlement of this appeal, rescinding Special Exception No. 9.04.2.28, so that the zoning of this Island revert to the Waterfront Residential 2 (WF2) Zone;

AND further be it resolved that the Township solicitor be directed to contact the parties and the Ontario Municipal Board that the matter has been resolved in this matter and that the Board be requested to allow the appeal resulting in the removal of Special Exception No. 9.04.2.28 of Zoning By-law No. C500-2011.

                                                                                    Carried.

10.       CONFIRMING BY-LAW

2014-4                                                                        Moved by Councillor Larson

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Gordon

 

THAT By-law 2014-4, being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held on January 13, 2014 be read and finally passed in Open Council this 13th day of January, 2014.

                                                                                    Carried.

11.       ADJOURNMENT

14-011                                                                        Moved by Councillor Murphy

                                                                                    Seconded by Councillor Larson

            NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council be adjourned at 8:12 p.m

                                                                                    Carried.

TOWNSHIP OF CARLING

___________________                                                    ______________________

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

 

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