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The Corporation of the Township Carling

M I N U T E S
REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL
Monday, August 17, 2015
Council Chambers
2 West Carling Bay Rd., Nobel, Ontario

 

Council Members Present:    Mayor:  Mike Konoval
Councillors:  Terry Gilbert, Susan Murphy, Gord Harrison

Absent with Regrets:        Steven Crookshank

Staff Present:    Kevin McLlwain, CAO/Clerk
                        Maryann Weaver, Deputy Clerk/Planning Assistant
                       Joe Ryman, Public Works Superintendent

1.    CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Konoval called the meeting to order at 7:00pm.

2.    MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

Regular Meeting Of Council

15-123                        Moved by Councillor Gilbert
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on July 13, 2015, be approved.

                            Carried.

Committee Of The Whole

15-124                        Moved by Councillor Harrison
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Committee of the Whole held on July 3, 2015, be approved.


                            Carried.

Public Works Committee

15-125                        Moved by Councillor Murphy
                            Seconded by Councillor Gilbert

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Public Works Committee held on June 30, 2015, be received.

                            Carried.

Public Works Committee

15-126                        Moved by Councillor Murphy
                            Seconded by Councillor Harrison

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Public Works Committee held on July 14, 2015, be received.

                            Carried.

3.    DEPUTATIONS

Henvey Inlet Wind Project

Kimberley Arnold from Pattern Energy provided Council with additional information on the Henvey Inlet Wind Project that was first before Council at the July 13th Council meeting.  Ms. Arnold provided Council with an overview of the Transmission Line and Henvey Inlet Wind Energy (HIWEC) including the transmission line study areas and potential routes, the environmental assessment process, timeline and milestones and next steps for the Henvey Inlet Wind transmission lines.

4.    BY-LAWS

Entry Permit – Township Unopened Road Allowance

2015-28                        Moved by Councillor Harrison
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

That By-law Number 2015-28, being a By-law to Authorize the CAO/Clerk to execute an Agreement with Henvey Inlet Wind LP and Henvey Inlet Wind GP Inc., to permit entry to unopened township road allowances be read and finally passed in Open Council this 17th day of August, 2015.

                            Carried.

Zoning By-law Amendment C515-2015
Owners: Avalon Properties Ltd.
Property Location:  1 Inverlochy Rd.

C515-2015                        Moved by Councillor Harrison
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

That By-law Number C515-2015, being a By-law to amend By-law No. C500-2011, for Part of Lots 25 and 26, Concession 1 and Part of Lot 25, Concession 2 (Inverlochy) be read and finally passed in Open Council this 17th day of August, 2015.

                            Carried.

Consent Agreement
Fred & Elfriede Biemann
Property Location:  11 Beacon Point Rd. & 12 Dent Rock Cres.

2015-33                        Moved by Councillor Harrison
                            Seconded by Councillor Gilbert

That By-law Number 2015-33, being a By-law to authorize the execution of a Consent Agreement between Fred and Elfriede Biemann and the Corporation of the Township of Carling be read and finally passed in Open Council this 17th day of August, 2015.

                            Carried.


Zoning By-law Amendment C514-2015
Owners: Fred & Elfriede Biemann
Property Location:  11 Beacon Point Rd. & 12 Dent Rock Cres.

C514-2015                        Moved by Councillor Gilbert
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

That By-law Number C514-2015, being a By-law to amend By-law No. C500-2011, Plan 42M-606 Lot 3 and Concession C & D, Pt Lot 15, Parts 15 & 17 on Plan PSR-1957, Part 1 on Plan 42R-2507, Part 3 on Plan 42R-8873 be read and finally passed in Open Council this 17th day of August, 2015.

                            Carried.

Zoning By-law Amendment C516-2015
Owners: Bob Parr & Margaret Jennings
Property Location:  Island 256C, Westyle Island

C516-2015                        Moved by Councillor Gilbert
                            Seconded by Councillor Harrison

That By-law Number C514-2015, being a By-law to amend By-law No. C500-2011, for Island 256C – Westyle (Parr/Jennings) be read and finally passed in Open Council this 17th day of August, 2015.

                            Carried.

5.    SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCES

Shore Road Allowance Application – SRA 2015-4
Applicants:  Chris & Sheila Sturtridge
Property Location:  40 James Rider Road

15-127                        Moved by Councillor Harrison
                            Seconded by Councillor Gilbert

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of Carling agree to open a file, SRA 2015-4 being an application to close and convey the shore road allowance in front of Con. 6, Pt. Lot 15, Plan PSR-468 Part 3, PCL 14691 SS, and that the shore road allowance to be closed and conveyed be declared surplus pursuant to Property Disposal By-law No. 95-10.  Applicants: Chris and Sheila Sturtridge, 40 James Rider Rd.

                            Carried.

6.    REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

15-128                        Moved by Councillor Gilbert
                            Seconded by Councillor Harrison

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

                            Carried.

7.    REPORT OF THE COMMITTEES

Councillor Harrison reported that he attended the August 17th Water Access Committee meeting.
Mr. Harrison advised Council that there would be recommendations coming forward for
discussion and approval.

Councillor Harrison reported that he attended an informal meeting about a pool complex for the area.
Council was advised that a resolution would be coming forward for discussion and support.
Mayor Konoval reported that he attended the 50th Anniversary Belvedere Heights on July 25th and
that event was very enjoyable and well attended.

Mayor Konoval reported that he attended Dog Fest at the Carling Recreation Hall on August 15th, that
a total of 18 dogs were entered and that the event was well attended.

8.    COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

15-129                        Moved by Councillor Harrison
                            Seconded by Councillor Gilbert

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council receives the July 2015 Council Correspondence listing.

                            Carried.

9.    OTHER BUSINESS

Acting CAO Appointment

15-130                        Moved by Councillor Harrison
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council appoints Maryann Weaver, Deputy Clerk as the Acting CAO for the Township of Carling to act in the absence of Kevin McLlwain, CAO for a one year period effective August 18, 2015, and that the appointment be reviewed prior to the end of this term.

                            Carried.

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Canada Inc. – Insurance Renewal

15-131                        Moved by Councillor Gilbert
                            Seconded by Councillor Harrison

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approve the renewal of the Township Insurance Program effective September 8, 2015 for a one year term with Jardine Lloyd Thompson Inc., in the amount of $54,741.96.

                            Carried.

Municipal Finance Officers' Association (MFOA).  Investment Basics and Beyond
Seminar

15-132                        Moved by Councillor Harrison
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that following be authorized to attend the Investment Basics and Beyond Seminar: Councillor Crookshank and Councillor Gilbert.

                            Carried.

Community Support Services. Request for funding for accessible van.

15-133                        Moved by Councillor Murphy
                            Seconded by Councillor Harrison

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Corporation of the Township of Carling agree to fund Community Support Services in the amount of $5,000.00 upfront and $2,000.00 per year for ten years for the purchase of replacement accessible vans, subject to all six area municipalities also participating in funding this request.

                            Carried.


Public Works Committee.  Data Collection and information pamphlet.

15-134                        Moved by Councillor Gilbert
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that upon the recommendation of the Public Works Committee, Council for the Township of Carling does hereby authorize the collection of data by way of a Daily User Log Form Questionnaire to the users when entering each site;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Council authorizes the distribution of an information pamphlet “It Isn’t Easy Being Green” to be handed out at the waste sites and the administration office.

                            Carried.

Application to Ministry of Natural Resources for Filling
Applicants:  Heather & Stuart Nicholson
Property Location:  64 Shebeshekong Rd.

15-135                        Moved by Councillor Harrison
                            Seconded by Councillor Gilbert

WHEREAS the applicants, Heather and Stuart Nicholson have applied to the Ministry of Natural Resources to fill an area of their shore road allowance with sand to create a beach;

AND WHEREAS the subject lands are zoned Waterfront Residential 1 and Environmental Protection (EP) Zone (Fish Habitat);

AND WHEREAS, as per Carling Township’s Official Plan policies, the applicants retained Fri Ecological Services to prepare a Fish Habitat Impact Assessment Report;

AND WHEREAS the Fish Habitat Impact Assessment Report provides a recommendation that the creation of a beach on the shore lands fronting the north side of the Nicholsons’ dock be permitted;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Carling Township Council advise the Ministry of Natural Resources that they have no objection to the proposed application provided that the recommended mitigation measures are followed, as set out in the Fish Habitat Impact Assessment Report dated August 2015.


                            Carried.

10.    CLOSED MEETING
        
15-136                        Moved by Councillor Harrison
                            Seconded by Councillor Gilbert

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move into a CLOSED MEETING at 8:07 p.m., pursuant to Section 239(2)(f) of the Municipal Act, 2001,S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended, advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose.
    
        1.    Public Works Garage

                            Carried.


    OPEN MEETING

15-137                        Moved by Councillor Murphy
                            Seconded by Councillor Harrison

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move out of a CLOSED MEETING at 8:13 p.m.

                            Carried.

15-138                        Moved by Councillor Harrison
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that staff proceeds as directed in camera and that the CAO/Clerk is authorized to sign the necessary documents.

                            Carried.

11.    CONFIRMING BY-LAW

2015-34                        Moved by Councillor Murphy
                            Seconded by Councillor Gilbert

That By-law Number 2015-34, being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held on August 17, 2015 be read and finally passed in Open Council this 17th day of August, 2015.

                            Carried.

12.    ADJOURNMENT

15-139                        Moved by Councillor Gilbert
                            Seconded by Councillor Harrison

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council be adjourned at 8:14 p.m.

                            Carried.

TOWNSHIP OF CARLING

___________________________            ___________________________
Mike Konoval, Mayor                              Kevin McLlwain, CAO/Clerk

 

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