Municipality Of Northern Bruce Peninsula January 14, 2019 Council Meeting Minutes

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MEMBERS PRESENT: Mayor Milt McIver, Deputy Mayor Debbie Myles, Councillor Laurie (Smokey) Golden, Councillor James Mielhausen, Councillor Megan Myles
STAFF PRESENT: Mary Lynn Standen, Clerk, Tessa Townson, Administrative Assistant, Cathy Addison, Deputy Clerk, Bill Jones, Chief Administrative Officer, Wendy Elliott, Chief Building Official, Teresa Shearer, Treasurer, Marshall Tigert, Facilities Supervisor, Carol Hopkins, By-law Enforcement Officer, Wilf Barnes, Fire Chief, Troy Cameron, Public Works Manager
DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST
Mayor McIver called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m. and Council members were reminded to disclose any pecuniary interest that may arise during the course of the meeting.
APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
Moved by M. Myles Resolution #01-01-2019 Seconded by J. Mielhausen
THAT the content of the agenda be approved, as presented.
Carried
ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES
Re: Council Meeting No. 18-29, December 17, 2018 and Special Council Meeting No. 18-30, December 18, 2018
Councillor Golden noted a correction to Council Minutes No. 18-29, December 17, 2018, page 2, paragraph 3, “on-time fee” to be corrected to “one-time fee”.
Councillor Myles mentioned a correction to Council Minutes No. 18-29, December 17, 2018, page 11, paragraph 2, “Lakewood” be corrected to “Lake wide”.
Councillor Golden expressed concern with the way the conclusion was presented in Council Minutes No. 18-30, December 18, 2018, page 7. Specifically, that she felt as if the public may assume the priorities listed are Council’s priorities numbered by importance. Councillor Golden further said that the portion of the minutes speaking on Council’s concluded priorities are not a true reflection of Council in her opinion.
Deputy Mayor Myles quoted from an article by George Cuff published in the current Municipal World magazine. She expressed that she was under the impression that Special Council Meeting No. 18-30, December 18, 2018 was scheduled to focus on matters that Council heard while on the campaign trail, but rather she was disappointed in the structure consisting of the chosen topics by staff delivered in a lengthy PowerPoint presentation. Deputy Mayor Myles stated that she felt as if there was limited opportunity at the meeting to speak on topics other than those presented on the agenda.
Some discussion ensued and Council requested that staff remove the Conclusion section on page 7 of Special Council Meeting Minutes, No. 18-30. The Clerk inquired whether Council also wished for the sentence addressing the Strategic Plan to be deleted from the minutes to which Council requested that this statement remain in the minutes.
Moved by D. Myles Resolution #01-02-2019 Seconded by L. Golden
THAT Council hereby instructs staff to remove the following from Page 7 of the December 17, 2018 minutes (Council Meeting No. 18-29) commencing at “Conclusion” to and including the last word in Bullet #4, “concluded”.
Carried
PUBLIC MEETING
There is no Public Meeting for Council Meeting No. 19-01, January 14, 2019.
DELEGATION
Delegation #1
Drinking Water Source Protection Program (DWSPP)
Carl Seider and Bill Twaddle
RE: Update on the DWSPP and request seeking potential municipal Council Representatives on the Source Protection regional Management Committee
Mr. Seider was welcomed to the meeting by Mayor McIver. Mr. Seider explained that the DWSPP stems from the Clean Water Act that was implemented in 2006. He outlined the principles of source protection as to protect municipal drinking water sources at the source, prevent contaminants from getting into sources, use a multi-barrier approach, and to welcome shared responsibility.
Mr. Seider indicated that the Source Protection Region is covered by Saugeen, Grey Sauble and Northern Bruce Peninsula (NBP). He stated the Source Protection Region Management Committee consists of three (3) representatives from each Authority, with Northern Bruce Peninsula representatives being Mayor McIver, Councillor Myles and CAO, Bill Jones. Mr. Seider outlined the responsibilities of the Committee: maintain and support the Source Protection Committee, support the annual work planning process, hire a Project Manager and coordinate consultant work.
Areas affected in NBP were mentioned by Mr. Seider in relation to municipal wells and intake zones.
With no questions/comments from Council, Mayor McIver thanked Mr. Seider for his presentation.
Delegation #2
Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA)
RE: Information on asset management and the New Regulation (588/17) and guidelines to develop an asset management plan
Ms. Jackie Muller, OCWA, stated that OCWA is celebrating its 25th anniversary. She further acknowledged that NBP has been a client of OCWA’s for 25 years. A plaque was then presented to the Mayor and Members of Council in recognition of this milestone.
Mr. Jason Speers, OCWA, began the presentation and spoke on the importance of asset management. He referenced an article he had recently read that stated one of the ways a Council is most likely to fail is to not take asset management seriously.
Mr. Speers advised that OCWA is a private company and operates some of the largest and smallest plants in Canada. He mentioned the hub and spoke model is the structural backbone of the company. Mr. Speers indicated that OCWA is the largest water and wastewater operator in Canada managing more than $15B in municipal infrastructure. Mr. Speers revealed that OCWA has partnered with GM Blueplan, an engineering company that is very successful in scalability.
Mr. Terry Martins, GM Blueplan, provided some background information on the company noting that it is privately owned with offices across Ontario and consisting of an asset management team of over 40 staff. The team has focused on upwards 250 projects since 2014.
Mr. Martins explained the concept of asset management. He said that asset management must be completed at the asset level, an analysis should include replacement costs and rehabilitation options and the asset management plan identifies the impacts of spending. Mr. Martins presented an example of lower cost resulting in a lower risk (better service to customers).
Mr. Martins advised Council that a financial tool will be provided to the Municipality that can be used to make decisions.
Mr. Jones provided some background on the topic. He stated that, during some conversations with OCWA staff, he began to understand that OCWA has outstanding asset management skills. He continued to say that with the new asset management requirements coming soon, it is in the best interest of the Municipality to analyze assets. Mr. Jones noted that the Municipality is under contract with OCWA and the asset management service would be an add-on.
Mayor McIver thanked Messrs. Speers and Martins for their presentations noting that he appreciates the level of service that OCWA provides to the Municipality.
Delegation #3
Bruce Peninsula OPP
RE: Update for Council including amalgamation news
Staff Sergeant Paul Richardson was welcomed to the meeting. He began by welcoming Councillor Golden to the Safe Communities Committee.
Mr. Richardson acknowledged that the tragedies on Highway 6 in 2017 resulted in the OPP, groups and members of the public collaborating to make a change. He said that the OPP has engaged with the Owen Sound Transportation Company, who has changed the way they load and unload the ferry and displayed a safety message on the ferry with a testimonial that had a great impact on viewers. Mr. Richardson advised that Parks Canada implemented an online reservation system that is intended to prevent congestion on the highway and prevent visitors from feeling the need to rush to the park.
Mr. Richardson mentioned the signs displayed around the Ferndale area, visual messaging boards, aircraft patrol and corrections to passing lines were good safety features. He said that there was a donation of “speed spys” that were able to provide data such as speeds, traffic numbers and frequency during various times of day.
Mr. Richardson presented the following statistics: 43 drivers charged with stunt driving (50km/h or more over the posted speed limit) in 2017, 130 drivers charged with stunt driving in 2018 and zero fatalities on Highway 6 in 2018. He stated that there is a better focus on having “the right people in the right place at the right time” and he hopes to continue with aircraft monitoring in 2019.
In regards to detachment alignment, Mr. Richardson informed Council that the Bruce Peninsula Detachment will be merging with Grey County to create one detachment. He said that this change will allow the OPP to be more efficient with a larger pool of resources and the ability to create specific teams.
Councillor Mielhausen questioned if the OPP would then be able to distribute more officers on Highway 6. Mr. Richardson said that there would be the option for a greater presence, if needed.
Mayor McIver asked Mr. Richardson how many staff are currently working from the Bruce Peninsula Detachment. Mr. Richardson replied that 40 staff are in Wiarton, including himself, officers and administration staff. He noted that one (1) more management staff will be added with the amalgamation.
Councillor Golden and Mielhausen thanked the OPP for their efforts this past year.
Councillor Myles requested that Mr. Richardson provide her with a comparison of data from the past few years.
Mr. Richardson said that he would like the OPP to present to Council quarterly.
CONSIDERATION OF AGENDA ITEMS

  1. Public Works Department Report No. PW 19-01
    RE: Intersection Pedestrian Signals Request
    Councillor Myles stated that she has heard complaints from the Golden Dawn residents in regards to difficulty crossing the road at the intersection of Main and Webster Streets. She also noted that a pedestrian crosswalk may be useful at the Hayes Apartments.
    Mr. Cameron stated that they would look at traffic counts and speak with members of the public to determine if a crosswalk is warranted.
    Councillor Golden mentioned the congestion in downtown Tobermory with the number of visitors trying to cross the road, she said that, on an earlier occasion, she suggested a crosswalk in the downtown Tobermory core in that it would be helpful to direct people where to cross and even minimize the probability of any accidents occurring.
    Moved by M. Myles Resolution #01-03-2019 Seconded by J. Mielhausen
    THAT Council requests the Bruce County Transportation and Environmental Services
    Department to initiate the process of determining whether an Intersection Pedestrian
    Signal (IPS) is warranted at the intersection of Main Street and Webster Street, Lion’s Head;
    AND THAT Council will revisit the matter to determine how it wishes to proceed,
    including the allocation of funds, upon receiving justification from Bruce County that the IPS is warranted.
    Carried
  2. Public Works Department Report. No. PW 19-02
    RE: 2018 Annual Report for Lakewood Subdivision Sewage System
    Mr. Cameron advised that the Lakewood Sewage System is nowhere near capacity and is in good working order.
    Moved by L. Golden Resolution #01-04-2019 Seconded by M. Myles
    THAT Council receives Public Works Department Report PW 19-02 as it relates to the 2018 Annual Report for the Lakewood Subdivision Sewage System.
    Carried
  3. Fire Department Report No. FC 19-01
    RE: Quarterly Information and Updates for October, November and December, 2018
    Councillor Myles commented on the 15% of calls that are cancelled while on route. Mr. Barnes explained that the percentage is high and proceeded to explain. He said that calls can be cancelled if an ambulance reaches the site before the Fire Department. He noted that this often differs in Lion’s Head because there is no ambulance base and therefore, the fire staff generally arrive on scene before ambulance.
    Councillor Myles requested a comparison of the data presented in previous years be provided in the quarterly report. Mr. Barnes advised that he could provide a three-year comparison.
    Moved by D. Myles Resolution #01-05-2019 Seconded by J. Mielhausen
    THAT Council receives the Fire Chief’s Report FC 19-01, Fire Department quarterly information and updates for October, November, and December, 2018.
    Carried
  4. Fire Department Report No. FC 19-02
    RE: Year End Report Summary from the Office of the Fire Marshal – 2018
    Councillor Golden asked Fire Chief Barnes about the use of naloxone for opioid overdoses. Mr. Barnes advised that Fire Department staff has had training and have the kits on hand; however, he chose to hold discussions on this matter with the new Council. He noted that the Department will not be administering naloxone until a by-law is enacted by Council and approval from the Grey Bruce Health Unit is obtained.
    Councillor Myles questioned if Mr. Barnes collects any data regarding resident versus non-resident calls. He replied that he could collect that data while noting more calls are received in the summer months from tourists.
    Moved by D. Myles Resolution #01-06-2019 Seconded by L. Golden
    THAT Council receives the Fire Chief’s Report FC 19-02, as information, regarding the Northern Bruce Peninsula Fire & Emergency Services year-end report summary from the Office of the Fire Marshal – 2018.
    Carried
  5. Building Department Report No. BD 19-01
    RE: December 2018 Building Report and Five-year Comparison
    Moved by J. Mielhausen Resolution #01-07-2019 Seconded M. Myles
    THAT Council receives Chief Building Official Report No. BD 19-01, relating to the December 2018 Building Report and Five-year Comparison, as information.
    Carried
  6. Municipal Law Enforcement Officer Report No. MLEO 19-01
    RE: A By-law to Licence and Regulate the Care and Control of Dogs within the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula
    Councillor Myles questioned when a working/livestock dog licence fee will be established as stated in the by-law. Mrs. Hopkins said that she thought the fee was in the Fees and Charges By-law.
    Deputy Mayor Myles requested clarification on the meaning of Section 6 (r). Mrs. Hopkins said that if there is a complaint, the By-law Officer is able to request verification of the dog being spayed or neutered. Mrs. Standen recommended that the wording be altered to better indicate the regulation.
    Moved by D. Myles Resolution #01-08-2019 Seconded by L. Golden
    THAT Council receives and supports MLEO 19-01 Report as it relates to the By-law to Licence and Regulate the Care and Control of Dogs within the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula: and
    THAT Council will give consideration to passage of By-law No. 2019-08 at its regular Council meeting on February 11, 2019.
    Carried
  7. Municipal Law Enforcement Officer Report No. MLEO 19-03
    RE: By-law Report 2018 year end
    Councillor Myles commented on the number of tickets issued being 1147 and inquired what the 2017 issued ticket total was. Mrs. Hopkins indicated that the ticket count has decreased from 2017 due a shortage in by-law staff. She noted that she issued the majority of the tickets in Tobermory for this reason.
    Councillor Golden asked Mrs. Hopkins if there are issues anywhere other than Tobermory with parking. Mrs. Hopkins stated that there are some issues in Lion’s Head with those parking in the accessible parking spaces and at the Fire Hall.
    Mrs. Hopkins also explained the ticket payment process stages at the request of Mayor McIver.
    Moved by M. Myles Resolution #01-09-2019 Seconded by D. Myles
    THAT Council receives MLEO Report 19-03 as information.
    Carried
  8. Treasury Department Report No. TR 19-01
    RE: Strategic Asset Management – Legislated Requirements
    Moved by M. Myles Resolution #01-10-2019 Seconded by S. Golden
    THAT Council receives Treasurer’s Report TR19-01 as information regarding the legislated requirements for managing assets and developing a comprehensive Asset Management Plan as set out in The Infrastructure for Jobs and Prosperity Act and Ontario Regulation 588/17.
    Carried
  9. Deputy Clerk Report No. DC 19-01
    RE: Accessibility Annual Status Report for 2018
    Councillor Myles thanked Mrs. Addison.
    Moved by J. Mielhausen Resolution #01-11-2019 Seconded by M. Myles
    THAT Council receives Deputy Clerk Report DC 19-01 as information as it relates to the
    Accessibility Annual Status Report for 2018.
    Carried
  10. Clerks Department Report No. C 19-01
    RE: Recognition Day 2019
    Moved by L. Golden Resolution #01-12-2019 Seconded by D. Myles
    THAT Council acknowledges the scheduling of the Annual Recognition Day event on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers;
    AND THAT Council supports this initiative, started in 2009, which recognizes the dedication, enthusiasm and commitment of local volunteers.
    Carried
  11. Clerks Department Report No. C 19-02
    RE: Recruitment, Selection and Appointment of Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee
    Moved by D. Myles Resolution #01-13-2019 Seconded by M. Myles
    THAT Council approves the re-establishment of the Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee (PRRC) and concurs that the process established for recruitment, selection and appointment as set out in Resolution #29-11-2018 dated December 17, 2018 is appropriate and acceptable for the PRRC;
    AND THAT Council supports that the PRRC composition be reduced from a maximum of nine (9) to a maximum of seven (7) members;
    AND THAT the Clerk be authorized to proceed accordingly;
    AND THAT Mayor Milt McIvedr be appointed to the PRRC as the Council representative.
    Carried
  12. Clerks Department Report No. C 19-03
    RE: Notice of Motion – Councillor Laurie Golden
    Implementation of Committee of the Whole of Council meeting System
    Councillor Mielhausen expressed interest in commencing Committee of the Whole of Council (COWOC) meetings. Mrs. Standen suggested Special Council Meetings be discussed and considered as opposed to COWOC meetings for various reasons as presented in the Clerk Report C 19-03.
    Councillor Golden stated that she feels as if when Council agendas are too lengthy there is not as much opportunity to ask questions and the meetings may be rushed which she believes is a disservice to Council. Deputy Mayor Myles said that 50% of municipalities are still using the COWOC system.
    After discussion, Council agreed to hold Special Council Meetings on the third Monday of each month beginning in April, 2019. Council said that they will determine the topic of the meetings. Deputy Mayor Myles asked Mayor McIver to report to the Special Council Meetings with information from County Council. Council also commented that there is no need for staff attendance at the Special Council Meetings.
    Moved by L. Golden Resolution #01-14-2019 Seconded by D. Myles
    THAT Council receives Clerk Report C 19-03 as it relates to a Notice of Motion presented by Councillor Laurie Golden requesting that Committee of the Whole meetings be held on the third Monday of each month at 1:00 p.m. until such time as they are deemed unnecessary by Council;
    AND THAT Council directs staff to implement the calling of a Special Council Meeting on the third Monday of each month at 1:00 p.m. commencing in April, 2019.
    Carried
  13. Clerks Department Report No. C 19-04
    RE: Owners: Zbigniew and Joanna Sasal
    Applicant: Robert Barnett
    File No.: B-112-18.62 (Consent)
    Related File No.: A-69-18.62 (Minor Variance) 401 Shaw Road, Part Lot 12, Concession 5, WBR, Parts 4 and 5, Plan 3R-3432, (Eastnor)
    Assessment Roll No. 4109 620 002 12410
    Moved by J. Mielhausen Resolution #01-15-2019 Seconded by M. Myles
    THAT Council directs staff to submit to the County of Bruce Planning and Economic Development Department, the Municipality’s position of no objection to severing the property legally described as Part Lot 12, Concession 5, WBR, (Eastnor), located at 401 Shaw Road, Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula. It is the intention of the application to sever .92 ha (described as Part 2 on the Notice of Application) to be added to the abutting property on the west for the purposes of conservation and sever .23 ha (described as Part 1 on the Notice of Application) to be transferred to the ownership of the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula. Further, the subject property is subject to a minor variance application, under File No. A-69-18.62, proposing to acknowledge a reduction in the required lot area of the retained parcel.
    THAT Council approves the imposition of conditions of granting of consent as follows:
  14. THAT, pursuant to Section 53(42) of The Planning Act, the Certificate of Consent be affixed to the deed within one (1) year of the giving of the Notice of Decision. [NOTE: Section 53(43) of The Planning Act, 1990, as amended, requires that the transaction approved by this consent must be carried out within two (2) years of the issuance of the certificate–ie. stamping of the deed].
  15. THAT the applicant pays the applicable County of Bruce consent certification fee at the time of certification of the deeds.
  16. THAT the Municipality provides written confirmation to the Approval Authority that the Municipal conditions as imposed herein have been fulfilled.
  17. THAT the Municipality will not be responsible for any costs, legal, planning or otherwise, with respect to the proposal to transfer ownership of Part 1 (shown on the Notice of Application) to the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula.
    Carried
  18. Clerks Department Report No. C 19-05
    RE: Owner/Applicant: Benjamin Hobbs
    File No.: B-117-18.68 (Consent)
    5318 Highway 6, Lot 3, Concession 1, EBR, (St. Edmunds)
    Assessment Roll No. 4109 680 006 00300
    Moved by D. Myles Resolution #01-16-2019 Seconded by M. Myles
    THAT Council directs staff to submit to the County of Bruce Planning and Economic Development Department, the Municipality’s position of no objection to severing the property owned by Benjamin Hobbs and legally described as Lot 3, Concession 1, EBR, (St. Edmunds), located at 5318 Highway 6, Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula. It is the intention of the application to sever a 100 acre parcel and merge and convey 95 acres to adjacent Parks Canada property with the owner retaining the remaining 5 acres and existing residence.
    THAT Council approves the imposition of conditions of granting of consent as follows:
  19. THAT, pursuant to Section 53(42) of The Planning Act, the Certificate of Consent be affixed to the deed within one (1) year of the giving of the Notice of Decision. [NOTE: Section 53(43) of The Planning Act, 1990, as amended, requires that the transaction approved by this consent must be carried out within two (2) years of the issuance of the certificate–ie. stamping of the deed].
  20. THAT the applicant pays the applicable County of Bruce consent certification fee at the time of certification of the deeds.
  21. THAT the Municipality provides written confirmation to the Approval Authority that the Municipal conditions as imposed herein have been fulfilled.
  22. THAT a reference plan be completed and a copy filed with the Municipal Clerk, the Registrar and two (2) copies filed with the Approval Authority for the County of Bruce showing the parcel to be retained.
    Carried
  23. Chief Administrative Officer Report No. CAO 18-03
    RE: Payment in Lieu of Parking
    Mr. Jones stated that $4,500.00 is the price estimated for physically building a parking space. Deputy Mayor Myles and Councillor Golden agreed that the fee should be raised. Council directed staff to include the proposed fee of $2,000.00 for payment in lieu of parking for the next Fees and Charges By-law public meeting.
    Moved by L. Golden Resolution #01-17-2019 Seconded by D. Myles
    THAT Council receives CAO Report No. 18-03 pertaining to the review of “Payment Parking in Lieu”, as information, as per a request at Council Meeting No. 18-29, December 17, 2018.
    Carried
  24. Occupational Health and Safety Minutes
    RE: Meeting No. 18-04, December 11, 2018
    Moved by L. Golden Resolution #01-18-2019 Seconded by J. Mielhausen
    THAT Council does hereby adopt the Occupational Health and Safety Minutes dated December 11, 2018, as circulated, and approves all actions contained therein.
    Carried
  25. Chief Administrative Officer Report No. CAO 19-01
    RE: Student Wages
    Council discussed raising the student wages. Councillors Golden and Mielhausen expressed some concern with raising the student wages higher than adult minimum wage. Mr. Jones informed Council that there have been struggles to get students. Councillor Golden advised that she did a mini survey of Tobermory employers and found that they are paying $16.00 while Mr. Jones reported that Parks Canada’s pay range is $14.62 to $17.92. Mr. Tigert advised that it has been a struggle for Administration. He stated that he wants his returning students to receive a financial incentive.
    Moved by D. Myles Resolution #01-19-2019 Seconded by J. Mielhausen
    THAT Council endorses an hourly wage for summer student positions commencing at $14.00 per hour for first time summer student hires and increasing in $0.50 increments each year a student returns until such time $15.50 per hour is reached.
    Carried
    OTHER BUSINESS
    Mr. Cameron distributed a paper copy of PW 19-02 regarding the 2018 Annual Report for Lakewood Subdivision Sewage System.
    Deputy Mayor Myles stated that she has received complaints about the maintenance of the sidewalks in Tobermory specifically in the area of Shipwreck Lee’s (Bay Street). Mr. Cameron will follow-up with the Operations Supervisor to investigate and address the issue.
    Councillor Golden informed Council that she attended the Safe Communities meeting and they discussed policies regarding the use of cannabis. Mr. Jones advised that, during his recent meeting with the Bruce County CAOs, they discussed establishing a working group with the Health Unit to address this topic.
    Councillor Myles stated that she attended the Tobermory Chamber meeting and they mentioned applying to the Tourism Development Fund. She further noted that the Chamber is seeking clarification on the use of paid parking revenues.
    Deputy Mayor Myles brought up the topic of access to the landfill sites for contractors. Mr. Cameron said that local contractors can set up on an account with the Municipality for the landfills. He stated that if a contractor calls and needs access to the landfill, then an employee can meet him/her. Councillor Golden spoke to the matter of the landfill hour schedule. Mr. Cameron stated that he can bring back a report to Council in this regard. He asked Council to send comments to him. Mr. Cameron also noted that NBP now has a dedicated landfill site attendant.
    CORRESPONDENCE
  26. Mark Northeast- Concern Over Bass Road Beach Item 2 on the Dec 3, 2018 Agenda- noted and filed
  27. Brandon Golden- Bruce Peninsula National Park- Invitation to Council and applicable municipal staff to review Parks Canada’s Federal Investment Initiative-staff to arrange either the April 15 or May 21 Special Council Meeting as per Mr. Golden’s invitation – once details of Mr. Golden’s intentions are confirmed, staff shall provide this information to Council
  28. Bruce County- Spruce the Bruce 2018 Final Report- noted and filed
  29. Bruce County- Land Use Planning Transformation Update- noted and filed
  30. MPAC- Gender Alignment Systems and Product Changes- noted and filed
  31. Township of Enniskillen- Motion passed supporting the need to make improvements to the municipal voters’ list- noted and filed
  32. Saugeen Shores- Town of Saugeen Shores Transportation Master Plan Study- noted and filed
  33. Tobermory and District Chamber of Commerce- Minutes from Directors Meeting- November 19, 2018- noted and filed
  34. Tobermory and District Chamber of Commerce- Minutes from Directors Meeting- October 26, 2018- noted and filed
  35. Tobermory and District Chamber of Commerce- Minutes from Directors Meeting- September 12, 2018- noted and filed
  36. Tobermory and District Chamber of Commerce- Minutes from Directors Meeting- June 21, 2018- noted and filed
  37. Tobermory and District Chamber of Commerce- Minutes from Directors Meeting- May 22, 2018- noted and filed
  38. Ministry of Finance- Update on the 2019 Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) – Councillor Golden asked if the Municipality should be prepared for cuts and the Treasurer advised that she has no indication on this just yet – noted and filed
  39. Municipal Property Assessment Corporation- 2018 Year-End Assessment Report- noted and filed
  40. SWIFT- Voice your support- Increase equal access to CRTC broadband funding- noted and filed
  41. Lynn Szymezko- Ontario Energy Board looked the other way on rising electricity bills- noted and filed
  42. Wind Concerns Ontario- Regulation Changes Proposed for Renewable Energy Projects- noted and filed
  43. Stewardship Ontario- Industry funding for Municipal Blue Box Recycling for the third quarter of the 2018 Program Year – Councillor Myles noted that funds are distributed to the Municipality annually and the Treasurer confirmed that the amount is about $40,000.00 – noted and filed
    Moved by J. Mielhausen Resolution #01-20-2019 Seconded by M. Myles
    THAT the correspondence be received for information, as printed and circulated.
    Carried
    READING OF BY-LAWS
    Moved by L. Golden Resolution #01-21-2019 Seconded by J. Mielhausen
    THAT the following listed by-law be given 1st, 2nd and 3rd reading and enacted:
    2019-01 BEING A BY-LAW TO PROVIDE FOR THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF AN INTERIM TAX FOR THE YEAR 2019
    2019-02 BEING A BY-LAW TO SET FEES AND CHARGES FOR THE MUNICIPALITY OF NORTHERN BRUCE PENINSULA
    2019-04 BEING A BY-LAW TO CONSTITUTE AND APPOINT OFFICERS TO THE NORTHERN BRUCE PENINSULA SOURCE PROTECTION AUTHORITY
    2019-10 BEING A BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CORPORATION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF NORTHERN BRUCE PENINSULA HELD MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2019
    Carried
    Mayor McIver advised that Council was moving into Closed Session pursuant to Section 239(2) of The Municipal Act, 2001, S.O 2001, as amended, for the following reasons: f) advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege including communications necessary for that purpose (Native Land Claim) and d) labour relations or employee negotiations (staffing).
    CLOSED SESSION
    Moved by J. Mielhausen Resolution #01-22-2019 Seconded by M. Myles
    THAT Council move into closed meeting pursuant to Section 239 of The Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, for the following reasons: f) advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege including communications necessary for that purpose (Native Land Claim) and d) labour relations or employee negotiations (staffing).
    Carried
    RECONVENE FROM “CLOSED SESSION” TO RESUME COUNCIL MEETING
    Moved by L. Golden Resolution #01-23-2019 Seconded by M. Myles
    THAT Council reconvenes from “Closed Session” and resumes the Council meeting at 5:35 p.m.
    Carried
    Mayor McIver advised those present that direction had been given to staff.
    ADJOURNMENT
    Moved by. J. Mielhausen Resolution #01-24-2019 Seconded by L. Golden
    THAT the meeting adjourns at 5:36 p.m.
    Carried