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 The regular meeting of the Council of the Corporation of the Municipality of Magnetawan was held at the Magnetawan Community Centre on February 28, 2018 at 1:00 P.M.

 

Council members present: Mayor Sam Dunnett; Deputy Mayor, Tim Brunton; Councillors Jack Crossman, Charlie Gray, John Hetherington.

 

Staff in attendance: Clerk-Administrator (C-A), Andrew Farnsworth; Deputy Clerk (DC), Nicole Fraser, Treasurer, Linda Saunders; Parks and Maintenance Manager (PMM), Steve Robinson; and Public Works Superintendent (PWS), Bruce Hill.

 

1. CALL TO ORDER

The meeting was called to order at 1:00 P.M.

2. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA

RESOLUTION  2018-064

Moved by Councillor Brunton ; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the agenda for this regular Council meeting of Wednesday, February 28, 2018 with the following amendments: Remove 7.4.1. Draft By-law review, Private Access Driveway, Minkler’s Lane; Move 8.4 to 8.5; add 8.4. By-law 2018-15, being a By-law to enter into an Access Driveway License Agreement over unopened road allowance beyond Minkler’s Lane; Add 13. CLOSED SESSION: In accordance with Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended, Council shall proceed into Closed Session in order to address matters pertaining to: (b) personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees (being to discuss a matter affecting an employee of the municipality); and (i) a trade secret or scientific, technical, commercial, financial or labour relations information, supplied in confidence to the municipality or local board, which, if disclosed, could reasonably be expected to prejudice significantly the competitive position or interfere significantly with the contractual or other negotiations of a person, group of persons, or organization (being to discuss a commercial business proposed in the Municipality).
(Carried)

  1. 3. DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST
    None noted.

4. ADOPTION OF MINUTES

RESOLUTION  2018-065

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Gray:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the minutes of the regular Council meeting of Wednesday, February 14, 2018 (Carried)

5. PUBLIC MEETING PURSUANT TO THE PLANNING ACT

5.1. Fleming, Zoning By-law Amendment – Concession 5, Croft Plan M40, Pt Block A. Parcels 25053 P.S.S.S. and 8753 P.S.S.S.

 

Mayor Dunnett opened the public meeting at 1:10 P.M. under Section 34 of the Planning Act. The purpose of the meeting was to provide information regarding a proposed zoning by-law amendment to rezone the lands on Concession 5, Croft Plan M40, Pt Block A. Parcels 25053 P.S.S.S. and 8753 P.S.S.S., in the former geographic Township of Croft, now in the Municipality of Magnetawan, and municipally known as 338A and 338B Cedar Croft Road in the Municipality of Magnetawan, to allow reduced front yards, reduced frontages and one reduced exterior side yard, as a condition of consent approval.

The C-A read one written comment received from Charles Robert and Mary Stockdale Vernon, 278 Cedar Croft Road, Magnetawan, regarding the need to recognize a lack of legal right of way for 338A Cedar Croft Road over the private Cedar Croft Road.

The Applicant identified Official Plan S.7.1.1.(g) which allows for the creation of such lots by way of water access.

The Mayor asked for comment from Council, and from the public, of which there was none.

The Mayor stated that the by-law and public comment would be considered at agenda item 8.2. The Mayor closed the public meeting at 1:15 P.M.

5.2. Pettit, Zoning By-law Amendment – Pt Lot 15, Concession 8 PCL 422, Croft

 

Mayor Dunnett opened the public meeting at 1:15 P.M. under Section 34 of the Planning Act. The purpose of the meeting was to provide information regarding a proposed zoning by-law amendment to rezone the lands on Pt Lot 15, Concession 8 PCL 422 in the geographic Township of Croft, now in the Municipality of Magnetawan, municipally known as 84 Robinson Road, in the Township of Magnetawan, to allow a reduced front yard.

The C-A stated that no comment had been received with regard to the application.

The Mayor asked for comment from the Applicant, from whom there was none.

The Mayor asked for comment from Council, and from the public, from whom there was none.

The Mayor stated that the by-law and public comments would be considered at agenda item 8.3. The Mayor closed the public meeting at 1:20 P.M.

 

6. PRESENTATIONS

Mike Duchene requested that Council erect no-idling signs along North Sparks Street to stop cars from idling in the Village. Council directed the C-A to investigate by-laws that have been passed by other small municipalities.

Kevin Couture requested that Council erect no use of air brakes signs in the Village, as air brakes can be loud and disruptive to residents. The Mayor outlined that Provincial Highway 520 runs through the Village, and the municipality may not have jurisdiction along the Provincial highway to erect such signage. Council directed the C-A to research by-laws from other municipalities for restricting the use of air brakes in their municipalities.

 

7. REPORTS FROM MUNICIPAL BOARDS, COMMITTEES, AND OFFICIALS

7.1. Treasury

7.1.1. Review of Draft Budget
Council directed the C-A and Treasurer to bring back the Draft Budget review for the next regular meeting of Council.

The Treasurer left the meeting.

 

7.2. Public Works:

7.2.1. Crosswalk on South Sparks Street

RESOLUTION 2018-066
Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Gray:
WHEREAS  the Public Works Superintendent (PWS) provided the following options to Council for the installation of a pedestrian crosswalk
at the corner of Albert Street and South Sparks Street in the Village of Magnetawan: Option A: painting and signage, estimated at $4,000.00; and Option B: painting, signage and constructing an overhead sign structure, estimated at $5,500.00. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan selects Option A for the pedestrian crosswalk at the corner of Albert Street and South Sparks Street and directs the PWS to proceed with installation in 2018. (Carried)

 

7.2.2. Report on Bridges and Culverts and receive PWS 5 year plan
RESOLUTION 2018-067
Moved by Councillor Crossmnan; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the Public Works Superintendent’s five year plan for bridge and culvert renewal.
(Deferred)

Council directed the C-A to bring this item back to the next regular meeting of Council for discussion.

7.2.3. Approve Ontario Good Roads Training
RESOLUTION 2018-068
Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Gray:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes the Public Works Superintendent to register Jason Cottrell  for OGRA Road School at the University of Guelph from May 7 to 9, 2018 in the amount of $1,421.47 plus mileage per person.
(Carried)

7.2.4. Approve Association of Ontario Road Supervisors Certificate Course
RESOLUTION 2018-069
Moved by Councillor Gray; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes the Public Works Superintendent to register Matthew Towler to the Association of Ontario Road Supervisors certification course at the Centre for Health & Safety Innovation in Mississauga on March 13,  2018 in the amount of $672.35 plus accommodations, mileage and expenses.
(Carried)

7.2.5. Approve HazMat Day Service Provider
RESOLUTION 2018-070
Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:
WHEREAS  the Municipality of Magnetawan issued an informal request for quotations for a Service Provider for the Municipality of Magnetawan HazMat Day and received quotes from: Buckham Transport Environmental, in the amount of $1,200.00 plus disposal fees; and Brendar Environmental Inc., in the amount of $2,300.00 plus disposal fees. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan accepts the quotation for the Service Provider for the Municipality of Magnetawan HazMat Day from Buckham Transport Environmental, in the amount of $1, 200.00 plus disposal fees.
(Carried)

The PWS left the meeting.

7.3. Parks and Maintenance

7.3.1. Tender 2018-01, Disposal of 2006 Ford F450 with Plow
RESOLUTION 2018-071
Moved by Councillor Gray; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:
WHEREAS  the Municipality of Magnetawan issued a request for bids for the disposal of the 2006 Ford F450XL with Plow, and received bids (HST not included) from: Ahmic Maintenance & Storage Ltd., in the amount of $5,100.00; Jason Emlaw, in the amount of $1,044.00; Josh Cleave, in the amount of $8,200.00; Danny Snider, in the amount of $5,300.00; and Philip Weddel, in the amount of $7,330.00.NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan accepts the bid for the 2006 Ford F450XL with Plow from Josh Cleave in the amount of $8,200.00 plus HST. (Carried)

The PMM left the meeting.

7.4. Administration

7.4.1. Support in Principle, consent application 53 Stanley Street
RESOLUTION 2018-089
Moved by Councillor Gray; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:
WHEREAS  the Municipality of Magnetawan has received a request to support an application for consent for a severance of lands located at Lots 18, 19, 20 and 21, Plan 319 in the Village of Magnetawan, municipally known as 53 Stanley Street, hereinafter referred to as “the Lands”; AND WHEREAS  the Municipal planning consultant has provided a memo in support of the application with conditions; NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan supports in principle the consent application for the Lands, subject to the following conditions: That the subject lands be rezoned to ensure compliance with the Zoning By-law and to recognize areas of environmental significance identified in the Scoped Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) prepared by Ecological Services dated December 11, 2017; That a Site Plan Control Agreement be entered with the Municipality to identify building and structure locations, shoreline access and mitigation measures referenced in the EIS; Confirmation from the North Bay Mattawa Conservation Authority that a sewage system can be located on each lot. Payment of applicable fees under By-laws 2011-11 and 2011-16 and User Fees By-law 2009-29; and Compliance with all conditions set by the Central Almaguin Planning Board.
(Carried)

 

7.4.2. Review of housekeeping changes to the Zoning By-law

Council directed the C-A to organize a special meeting of Council with the Chief Building Official to review the draft zoning by-law and ensure it meets the needs of the Building Department.

 

7.5. Request from Magnetawan Public Library for advancement of funding
RESOLUTION 2018-072
Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves advance funding in the amount of  $30,000 to the Magnetawan Public Library to continue operations until provincial grants are awarded and until the Municipal budget has been approved. (Carried)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.6. Community Development

7.6.1. Magnetawan Family Fun Day

Council congratulated the DC, the Magnetawan Community Development Committee and Councillor Hetherington for their organization of such a successful event.

 

7.6.2. Parry Sound Area CB& DC: request for funding
RESOLUTION 2018-073
Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Gray:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves a donation to the Parry Sound Area Community Business & Development Centre Inc. for 2018 in the amount of $ 1,000.
(Carried)

 

7.7. Fire

7.7.1. Approval of 2018 Draft Regional Training Officer Budget  
RESOLUTION 2018-074
Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Gray:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves the 2018 Regional Fire Training budget as attached.
(Carried)

7.8. Committee and Board Minutes
Magnetawan Library Board
RESOLUTION 2018-075
Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts the following Committee and Board minutes: the January 10, 2018 meeting of the Magnetawan Library Board and the January 23, 2018 meeting of the Magnetawan Library Board. (Carried)

 

  1. 8. BY-LAWS

8.1. RESOLUTION 2018-076
Moved by Councillor Gray; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2018-10, being a By-law to amend the Building By-law 2011-21 Fee Schedule.
(Carried)

8.2. RESOLUTION 2018-077
Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Gray:
WHEREAS  the Municipality of Magnetawan has received an application from Rick Hunter, on behalf of the owner Donald Fleming to rezone lands legally described as Concession 5, Croft Plan M40, Pt Block A. Parcels 25053 P.S.S.S. and 8753 P.S.S.S., in the former geographic Township of Croft, now in the Municipality of Magnetawan, and municipally known as 338A and 338B Cedar Croft Road in the Municipality of Magnetawan; AND WHEREAS  Council has given consideration to the comments that have been received in regard to this application; NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2018-11, being a By-law to amend By-law No. 2001-26, as amended, the Zoning By-law for the Corporation of the Municipality of Magnetawan with respect to lands located on Concession 5, Croft Plan M40, Pt Block A. Parcels 25053 P.S.S.S. and 8753 P.S.S.S., in the former geographic Township of Croft, now in the Municipality of Magnetawan, and municipally known as 338A and 338B Cedar Croft Road in the Municipality of Magnetawan. (Carried)

8.3. RESOLUTION 2018-078
Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Gray:
WHEREAS  the Municipality of Magnetawan has received an application from Peter Reuten, on behalf of the owners Keith and Martha Pettit to rezone lands legally described as Pt Lot 15, Concession 8 in the geographic Township of Croft, now in the Municipality of Magnetawan, municipally known as 84 Robinson Road, in the Municipality of Magnetawan; AND WHEREAS  Council has given consideration to the comments that have been received in regard to this application; NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2018-12, being a By-law to amend By-law No. 2001-26, as amended, the Zoning By-law for the Corporation of the Municipality of Magnetawan with respect to lands located on Pt Lot 15, Concession 8 in the geographic Township of Croft, now in the Municipality of Magnetawan, municipally known as 84 Robinson Road, in the Municipality of Magnetawan.
(Carried)

8.4. RESOLUTION 2018-079
Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Gray:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2018-13, being a By-law to enter into an Access Driveway License Agreement over unopened road allowance beyond Minkler’s Lane.
(Carried)

8.5. RESOLUTION 2018-080
Moved by Councillor Gray; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adopts By-law 2018-14, being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at the regular meeting of February 14, 2018.
(Carried)

  1. 9. CORRESPONDENCE

9.1. Cecebe Waterways Association: request to reserve Centennial Park for 39th Annual Regatta
RESOLUTION 2018-081
Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes the Cecebe Waterways Association to use Magnetawan Centennial Park to host its 39th Annual Regatta on Sunday August 5, 2018. (Carried)

9.2. East Parry Sound Regional Science and Technology Fair: request for donation
RESOLUTION 2018-082
Moved by Councillor Gray; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves adonation to the East Parry Sound Regional Science Fair in the amount of $200.00. (Carried)

9.3. Magnetawan Agricultural Society: request for donation of 141st Magnetawan Fall Fair
RESOLUTION 2018-083
Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves a donation to the Magnetawan Agricultural Society for the 141st Magnetawan Fall Fair in the amount of $1,000.
(Carried)

9.4. Magnetawan Horticultural Society: request to be added to the Community Centre Policy
RESOLUTION 2018-084
Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Brunton:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan authorizes staff to add the Magnetawan Horticultural Society to the list of Community Groups in the Community Centre Use Policy which would allow them to hold meetings and events free of charge. (Deferred)

Council directed the C-A to bring back this policy to Council at the next regular meeting.

 

9.5. Village of Sundridge: request to MNRF to re-open and extend comment period on Algonquin Wolf Recovery Strategy
RESOLUTION 2018-085
Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Gray:
BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan supports the resolution and the attached letter from the Village of Sundridge  requesting that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) extend the public comment period to allow participation by those most affected; AND FURTHER THAT the Municipality of Magnetawan does not support the MNRF Species at Risk and Recovery section at the Risk Conservation Branch and their plan to expand the ban on hunting and trapping of wolves and coyotes in the District of Parry Sound.
(Carried)

  1. 10. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

  1. 11. ADDENDUM

  1. 12. ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FOR PAYMENT APPROVAL
    RESOLUTION 2018-086

Moved by Councillor  Gray; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan approves for payment the Accounts Payable and Payroll for the period February 1 to February 15, 2018 in the amount of  $185,723.65 (Carried)

  1. 13. CLOSED SESSION
    RESOLUTION 2018-087

Moved by Councillor Crossman; Seconded by Councillor Gray:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT  the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan moves to a closed session at 2:45P.M., pursuant to Section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended, as the subject matter being considered consists of: (b) personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees (being to discuss a personal matter affecting an employee of the municipality); and (i) a trade secret or scientific, technical, commercial, financial or labour relations information, supplied in confidence to the municipality or local board, which, if disclosed, could reasonably be expected to prejudice significantly the competitive position or interfere significantly with the contractual or other negotiations of a person, group of persons, or organization (being to discuss a commercial business proposed in the Municipality) (Carried)

 

RESOLUTION 2018-088

Moved by Councillor Brunton; Seconded by Councillor Crossman:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan returns to open session at 3:20 P.M. (Carried)

  1. 14. QUESTION PERIOD FROM THE PUBLIC

  1. 15. NEXT MEETING OF COUNCIL

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 1:00 P.M., Magnetawan Community Centre.

  1. 16. ADJOURNMENT

RESOLUTION 2018-090

Moved by Councillor Brunton;; Seconded by Councillor Hetherington:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Magnetawan adjourns this meeting at 3:25 P.M. (Carried)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sam Dunnett, Mayor                                                                          Date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Andrew Farnsworth, Clerk-Administrator                                                     Date

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