Wollaston Township council — July 8, 2009 meeting minutes

Township of Wollaston Council Meeting July 8th, 2009

wollaston-logo-webMeeting commenced at 9.10 a.m.

Present: Brent Goodwin, Graham Blair, Ron Earle, Bob Ireland, Marilyn Brickles

Absent: Christine FitzSimons

Brent Goodwin took the chair for Dan McCaw. Dan McCaw was in as a spectator for a few hours.

Delegations for the meeting were Tony & Karen Adams and Steven & Lynda Hodd

Tony and Karen Adams were in to Council to discuss conveyance of the road allowance and sale of the shore allowance to clear up property dispute that was uncovered when they purchased their property.

Steven & Lynda Hodd were in to discuss the purchase of the shore allowance and changes to their plans of expansion for their cottage.

1. G. Blair – R. Earle: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township adopts the minutes of June 17th, 2009 and special meeting of June 25th, 2009. Carried.

2. B. Ireland – R. Earle: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township adopts the agenda for the Council meeting of July 8th, 2009 with 14 additional items. Carried.

3. R. Earle – B. Ireland: Be it resolved that the Clerk advise the by-law enforcement officer of properties identified by Council as property standards violations. Carried.

4. B. Ireland – R. Earle: Be it resolved that the Council has agreed to and will start the process to convey a portion of the road allowance between lot 15 & 16 Concession 7 which are owners of 141 Beach Lane at a cost of $2.00 and to sell a 10 foot parcel around the existing structure on the shore road allowance at the normal cost plus legal and survey fees. Carried.

5. G. Blair – R. Earle: Be it resolved that Council agrees to sell the shore road allowance 10 foot envelope around the building at 455 Ridge Road at the normal fee plus all legal and survey fees. Carried.

6. G. Blair – R. Earle: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township agrees to severance application B 36-09. Carried.

7. B. Ireland – R. Earle: Be it resolved that the yellow Century 21 box be removed fro the Township property. Carried.

8. G. Blair – R. Earle: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township approves the CAO’S report of July 8th, 2009 Carried.

9. B. Ireland – G. Blair: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township approves the invoice from Miller Surveying for $112.88 for the final details for the Rink survey. Carried

10. G. Blair – B. Ireland: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township agrees to supply Old Hastings Gallery and Schoolhouse Tea Room located on the Old Hastings Road with a cobra arm light to illuminate the dark area between the two buildings. The cost of installation and the ongoing maintenance will be incurred by the owners. Carried

11. B. Ireland – R. Earle: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township agrees that one of the Roads crew will assume Jeff Posts duties while he is ill or on vacation. Carried.

12. B. Ireland – G. Blair: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township agrees that staff will not be paid mileage for driving to and from their normal place of work including evening meetings. Carried.

13. R. Earle – G. Blair: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township agrees to pay O’Shaughnessey Insurance $1080.00 for half of the insurance coverage for the Wild West Weekend. Carried.

14. G. Blair – B. Ireland: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township will make every effort to avoid damage to fence and gate on Rose Island Road during the winter months and if damages occur in the future the Road Superintendent will repair. Carried.

15. R. Earle – G. Blair: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township agrees with resolution from the Town of Innisfil regarding harmonized sales tax affecting electricity rates. Carried.

16. B. Ireland – G. Blair: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township agrees to write off penalty for roll numbers 20-12300 $8.12, 20-12310 $1.01, 20-12315 $0.49 and 20-12320 $1.16. Carried.

17. G. Blair – R. Earle: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township agrees to have minor variance for 191 King Road proceed to the minor variance committee for review. Carried.

18. G. Blair – R. Earle: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township receives the minutes of the main street managements committee of June 18th, 2009. Carried.

19. G. Blair – R. Earle: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township accepts the May Building Official report. Carried.

20. B. Ireland – G. Blair: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township accepts the Wollaston Limerick Public Union Library minutes of June 17th, 2009. Carried.

21. G. Blair – R. Earle: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township accepts the North Hastings Economic Development Committee meeting of June 1, 2009. Carried.

22. G. Blair – B. Ireland: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township receives and files correspondence 1-12. Carried.

23. R. Earle – G. Blair: The Council approves the vouchers as follows: Fire $4394.51, General $146,753.97, Roads $57,820.73, Recreation $9301.80, Waste Site $10,437.30, Council payroll $3187.50, General payroll $19,605.32, Library Payroll $1264.62, Revitalization $37,790.52 and Utility$1589.94. Carried.

24. G. Blair – B. Ireland: Be it resolved that the Council go into closed session at 3 p.m. under section 239(2) b of the Municipal to discuss a personal matter about an identifiable individual including Municipal or local board employees. Carried.

25. R. Earle – B Blair: Be it resolved that the Council come out of closed session at 3.30 p.m. Carried.

26. G Blair – B. Ireland: Be It resolved that Council agrees to larviciding program for West Nile Virus. Carried.

27. R. Earle – G. Blair: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township asserts that the 66 foot unopened road allowance between lots 5 and 6 in concession 4 (as in other concessions) remain public property. Carried.

28. G. Blair – R. Earle: Be it resolved that the Council go into closed session under section 239 (2) b at 4.15 to discuss a personal matter about an identifiable individual including Municipal or local board employees. Carried.

29. G. Blair – B. Ireland: Be it resolved that the Council come out of closed session at 4.25 p.m. Carried.

By-Law 54-09: Being a by-law to amend by-law 8-79 to regulate the uses of land, height, bulk, location, spacing character and the use of buildings to rezone Concession 8 Part lot 14 from M2 Industrial Extractive to M1 Industrial Site specific to limit the permitted uses to a landscaping business with associated business with associated parking and storage.

By-Law 59-09: Being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the Council meeting of July 8th, 2009

30. B. Ireland – R. Earle: Be it resolved that the Council of Wollaston Township adjourns the Council meeting of July 8th, 2009 at 4.35 p.m. Carried.

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