MINUTES

SPECIAL STRATEGIC MEETING OF COUNCIL

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Council Chambers

2 West Carling Bay Road, Nobel, Ontario

 

Council Members Present:

Mayor Mike Konoval

Councillor Susan Murphy

Councillor Terry Gilbert

Councillor Steve Crookshank

Councillor Sid Larson

Staff Present:

Kevin McLlwain

Joe Ryman (left meeting at 4pm)

 

   1. CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Konoval called the meeting to order at 3:30pm.

                       

No items were added to the agenda.

       

2. DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

None.

 

3. SNUG HARBOUR LIGHTHOUSE

 

By-law 2016-03

Moved by Councillor Gilbert

Seconded by Councillor Murphy

BEING A BY-LAW to authorize the CAO and Mayor to sign the necessary documents to complete the transfer of the Snug Harbour Lighthouse site.

 

CARRIED

 

4.         GOVERNANCE

Council discussed the strategic objectives of the CAO, how the CAO is charged with the responsibility of managing all aspects of the operation is accountable to Council.

CAO reviewed at high level the existing Procurement Bylaw and potential changes to the thresholds and when Tenders might be called. Council agreed in principal with the proposed changes and directed the CAO to draft a new procurement bylaw and bring to Council for approval.

CAO provided a general review of the current bylaw and some current issues with the procedural bylaw under a CAO structure. Council requested the CAO to make the changes and prepare the new bylaw for adoption by Council.

 

Resolution 16-013

Moved by Councillor Murphy

Seconded by Councillor Gilbert

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the Township of Carling do hereby approve the following Board appointments:

Councillor Larson is appointed to the Park to Park Trail Board and also the Parry Sound Industrial Area Board (PSIAB).

CARRIED

 

BREAK – 30 minutes

 

5. INFRASTRUCTURE & COMMUNITY INITIATIVES/PROJECTS (6:15 pm)

 

Council Discussed Short and Longer term goals and funding opportunities and challenges.

Items discussed were as follows:

  • Pool
  • High Speed Internet
  • Town EMS
  • Doctors Nursing Station
  • Fire Station
  • Roof over new rink with Community Centre attached
  • Woods Property
  •  

    Council directed the following to be brought back to the Feb 19th meeting to complete the discussions:

     

    6.         ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                    

    16-014                                                Moved by Councillor Larson

    Seconded by Councillor Crookshank

    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Special Strategic Meeting of Council be adjourned to Jan 19th at 3:00 p.m.

     

    Carried.

          

    Township of Carling

     

     

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