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The Corporation of the Township Carling

M I N U T E S
REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL
Monday, September 14, 2015
Council Chambers
2 West Carling Bay Rd., Nobel, Ontario

 

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

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.    DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

Councillor Harrison declared a Pecuniary Interest for a Closed Session item.

3.    MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

 Regular Meeting Of Council

15-140                        Moved by Councillor Murphy
                            Seconded by Councillor Harrison

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on August 17, 2015, be approved.

                            Carried.

Committee Of The Whole

15-141                        Moved by Councillor Crookshank
                            Seconded by Councillor Gilbert

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Committee of the Whole held on August 7, 2015, be approved.

                            Carried.

Special Meeting Of Council

15-142                        Moved by Councillor Murphy
                            Seconded by Councillor Harrison

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Special Meeting of Council held on July 29, 2015, be approved.

                            Carried.


Water Access Committee Minutes – August 17, 2015

15-143                        Moved by Councillor Crookshank
                            Seconded by Councillor Gilbert

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Water Access Committee held on August 17, 2015, be received.

                            Carried.

4.    SHORE ROAD ALLOWANCES

    Shore Road Allowance Application
    Applicants:  Michael Lasorda & Amanda Curry
    Property Location:  15 Whip-poor-will Lane East

15-144                        Moved by Councillor Crookshank
                            Seconded by Councillor Gilbert

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council for the Township of Carling agree to open a file, being an application to close and convey the shore road allowance in front of Con. 8, Lot 47, PCL 10090 SS, that the shore road allowance to be closed and conveyed be declared surplus pursuant to Property Disposal By-law No. 95-10, applicants Michael Lasorda & Amanda Curry.

                            Carried.

5.    REPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

15-145                        Moved by Councillor Murphy
                            Seconded by Councillor Harrison

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

                            Carried.

6.    REPORT OF THE COMMITTEES

Councillor Murphy reported that she attended the Celebrate Carling Event and it was again very well attended.

Councillor Murphy reported that she is volunteering at the museum for a 5 day reorganization program, where everything in each room is moved out, cleaned, sorted and moved back in.  The museum gets a total inventory of all artifacts.

Councillor Harrison reported that he attended an Industrial Park Board meeting where he relayed Councils request to the Board to amend the agreement.  Councillor Harrison advised Council that Parry Sound and McDougall have no interest in changing the agreement, specifically the requirement for Carling to pay the tax differential.

Councillor Harrison reported his attendance to the District Social Services Administration Board meeting which included a presentation from 211, which is Canada’s primary source of information on government and community based health and social services.  Councillor Harrison reported that the SAMS program continues to be a problem.

Mayor Konoval reported that a meeting has been set for November 9th with Norm Miller and the MTO to discuss the condition of Highway 559 and bike lanes.

Mayor Konoval informed Council that he and Kevin McLlwain travelled to Orillia recently where Kevin was introduced to the Township solicitor, Doug Christie and our Engineer, Jack Steenhof.  Mayor Konoval reported that Kevin has also been around to meet our Planning Consultant, John Jackson and most of the CAO’s in our area.

Mayor Konoval reported that he attended the Staff & Council BBQ on September 27th.

7.    COUNCIL CORRESPONDENCE

15-146                        Moved by Councillor Harrison
                            Seconded by Councillor Crookshank

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

                            Carried.

8.    OTHER BUSINESS

Corporation of Hamilton.  Bill 100 – Officially titled the “Supporting Ontario Trails
Act”

15-147                        Moved by Councillor Gilbert
                            Seconded by Councillor Crookshank

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Corporation of the Township of Carling supports the resolution adopted by the Corporation of the Township of Hamilton which endorses the overall direction of Bill 100 Supporting the Ontario Trails and encourages the government to continue to work with stakeholder such as ROMA and OFA to enhance the liability and trespass provision of the Bill.

                            Carried.

Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA).  Ontario Community Infrastructure
Funding (OCIF).

15-148                        Moved by Councillor Murphy
                            Seconded by Councillor Gilbert

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Corporation of the Township of Carling endorses the official requests made to the Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Ted McMeekin by ROMA and the AMO Rural Caucus, which included:
1.  Make the OCIF funding 100% by allocation; and
2.  Increase the OCIF fund from $100 million per year.

                            Carried.

2016 Council/Committee Meeting Schedule

15-149                        Moved by Councillor Harrison
                            Seconded by Councillor Gilbert

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Corporation of the Township approve the 2016 Council/Committee Meeting Schedule, as circulated.

                            Carried.

Tar & Chip Single Overlay – Harrison/Blairs Landing Road

15-150                        Moved by Councillor Harrison
                            Seconded by Councillor Crookshank

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that upon the recommendation of the Public Works Superintendent, Council for the Township of Carling accepts the tender from Duncor Enterprises for the supply and application of Tar & Chip Surface Treatment to Harrison/Blairs Landing Road for a cost of $49,481.25 plus HST of $6,432.56 for a total price of $55,913.81, this being the only tender received for this project. (Tender No. C-2015-02)

                            Carried.

Gravel Application Grade, Shape & Compact – Fitzgerald Bay Rd.

15-151                        Moved by Councillor Gilbert
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that upon the recommendation of the Public Works Superintendent, Council for the Township of Carling accepts the tender from Weeks Construction Inc. for the supply and application of Gravel, Grade, Shape & Compact to Fitzgerald Bay Rd. for a cost of $40,550.40 plus HST of $5,271.55 for a price of $45,821.95, this being the lowest tender of two received.  (Tender C-2015-04)

                            Carried.

Dillon Road Bridge Guiderail

15-152                        Moved by Councillor Gilbert
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that upon the recommendation of the Public
Works Superintendent, Council for the Township of Carling accepts the Request for Quote from Borall Fence and Guiderail Contractors Ltd. for the supply and installation of replacement guiderails on the Dillon Road Bridge for a cost of $28,378.00 plus HST of $3,689.14 for a total price of $32,067.14, this being the lowest quote of two received. (RFQ Number C-RFQ-2015-100)

                            Carried.

Amendment to the allocation of budgeted funded for Roads Improvement Projects.

15-153                        Moved by Councillor Gilbert
                            Seconded by Councillor Harrison

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Carling Council agree to amend the Public Works budget and transfer the overage of budgeted funds from the Harrison/Blairs Landing Road project to reduce the shortfall in the budget for the Fitzgerald Bay project.

                            Carried.

Municipality of McDougall.  Henvey Inlet Wind Project Transmission Line

15-154                        Moved by Councillor Gilbert
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council for the Corporation of the Township of Carling supports Resolution No. 2015-121 adopted by the Municipality of McDougall which strongly urges that Route A, being the lesser impactful route be the route identified for the proposed Henvey Inlet Wind Project and that Route B be totally disregarded.

                            Carried.

Review of Finance Committee

Council discussed the structure of the Finance Committee, including what the Committees objectives should be and who should sit on the Committee.
15-155                        Moved by Councillor Harrison
                            Seconded by Councillor Gilbert

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that this matter be deferred until the October Council meeting.

                            Carried.

9.    BY-LAWS

Appoint a Community Emergency Management Coordinator

2015-35                        Moved by Councillor Crookshank
                            Seconded by Councillor Gilbert

That By-law Number 2015-35, being a By-law to appoint a Community Emergency Management Coordinator for the Township of Carling be read and finally passed in Open Council this 14th day of September, 2015.

                            Carried.

Goodwill Shore Road Allowance 2013-3 – Amendment to closure and conveyance
    
2015-36                        Moved by Councillor Harrison
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

That By-law Number 2015-36, being a By-law to Reconvey Part of the Original Shore Road Allowance in Front of Lots 18 and 19, Concession C, Being Part 2, Plan 42R-20081, Township of Carling (Goodwill) be read and finally passed in Open Council this 14th day of September, 2015.

                            Carried.

10.    CLOSED MEETING

15-156                        Moved by Councillor Murphy
                            Seconded by Councillor Gilbert

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move into a CLOSED MEETING at 8:42 p.m., pursuant to Section 239(2)(b) of the Municipal Act, 2001,S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended, personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees.

        1.    Fire Chief Position
        2.    CBO Position

                            Carried.

    OPEN MEETING

15-157                        Moved by Councillor Gilbert
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council move out of a CLOSED MEETING at 9:14 p.m.

                            Carried.

11.    CONFIRMING BY-LAW

2015-37                        Moved by Councillor Crookshank
                            Seconded by Councillor Murphy

That By-law Number 2015-37, being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held on September 14, 2015 be read and finally passed in Open Council this 14th day of September, 2015.

                            Carried.


12.    ADJOURNMENT

15-158                        Moved by Councillor Gilbert
                            Seconded by Councillor Harrison

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of Council be adjourned at 9:15 p.m.

                            Carried.

TOWNSHIP OF CARLING

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

 

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