It’s a very light agenda this week. I have nothing to offer in terms of comments. I’ll catch the meeting online. I’m most interested in 5.1, a deputation on the community response to the expanding opioid crisis.


4.1 – Mark Ideson, former resident. Re: Request for a donation to assist with his family traveling to Pyeongchang, Korea as Mr. Ideson is skip for the Canadian Curling Team at the Paralympic Winter Games.

4.2 – Douglas Killingleck. Re: Concerns about parking on Salt Dock Road blocking off the view of residents at Beaconview condominiums while driving out of their driveway.

4.3 – Susan Hrycyna, Executive Administrator on behalf of the Parry Sound DBA Re: Supporting Board resolution regarding the Beautification Committee of the DBA as presented by Brenda Ryan.

4.6 – Ad-Hoc Wellness and Pool Recreational Committee ( a Citizen formed Committee). Re: Request to put a question on the municipal election ballot regarding appointing a Parry Sound Council representative to a Recreational Complex Advisory Committee. (This request was made to all West Parry Sound Area Municipalities).


5.1 – Hilary Cutler, Community Health Promoter. Re: The Health Unit is in the initial stages of community mobilization as it relates to opioids. Development of a community drug strategy framework.

Consent Agenda

8.2 – Regulation of Gasoline Prices from Region to Region. Resolution. Whereas gasoline prices continue to vary from region to region in Ontario; and Whereas this has been an ongoing issue for many years in the Parry Sound District; and Whereas numerous letters have been written to the province requesting regulation of gasoline to resolve this issue; Now, therefore be it resolved that Council for the Town of Parry Sound supports the City of North Bay’s Resolution 2017-449, attached as Schedule “A”, which requests that the province consider a Bill to regulate gasoline prices, specifically the “Fairness in Petroleum Products Prince Act, 2017 to be submitted by Gilles Bisson, M.P.P. for Timmins–James Bay; and Further that a copy of this motion be forwarded to the Honourable Premier Kathleen Wynne, the Honourable Glenn Thibeault, Minister of Energy, Leaders of the Opposition, Gilles Bisson, M.P.P., Norm Miller, M.P.P for Parry Sound Muskoka, AMO, FONOM and the West Parry Sound municipalities.

Resolutions and Direction to Staff

9.2.1 – Freedom of Information Requests. Resolution. That Council approve the enforcement of the legislated fees for Freedom of Information Requests under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.56.

9.2.2 – Lakeland Shareholders Agreement Amendment. Resolution. Whereas the Shareholders entered into an Amended and Restated Shareholders’ Agreement on June 9, 2017 (the “Agreement”); And Whereas the Corporation may engage in the business activities set out in Article 21 of the Agreement; and Whereas the Corporation is considering certain business ventures inside and outside the jurisdiction of Ontario; and Whereas Shareholder approval is required to take certain actions as set out in Article 3.9 of the Agreement; and Whereas all capitalized terms herein not defined have the meaning ascribed to them in the Agreement; Now, Therefore Be It Resolved:

  1. That the Business of the Corporation as outlined in Section 2.1 of the Agreement be amended to include the following, as permitted and authorized business activities: the promotion of electricity conservation and the efficient use of electricity; electricity load management; and the promotion of cleaner energy sources, including alternative energy sources and renewable energy sources.
  2. That the incorporation of a new subsidiary or subsidiaries (“NewCo”) of the Corporation, as determined upon the advice of the Corporation’s legal counsel, be approved.
  3. That the incorporation of such other subsidiaries of NewCo as the Board of Directors of the Corporation deems necessary (acting on the advice of legal counsel) to carry out the Business of the Corporation be approved.
  4. That the entering into of any further agreements as may be necessary, such as but not limited to, a shareholders’ agreement, based upon advice from the Corporation’s legal counsel be approved.
  5. That any corporation incorporated pursuant to this resolution be made a party to the Agreement and bound to the terms therein.

The foregoing resolution is hereby passed by the Shareholders of the Corporation, as evidenced by their signatures hereto.

9.5.1 – Consent Application – B 31/2017 (PS) (Themer) – 60 and 60a Seguin Street. Resolution. That Consent Application No. B 31/2017 (PS) (Themer) – 60 and 60a Seguin Street, be supported subject to the following conditions:
1. Payment for cash-in-lieu of parkland dedication in the amount of $2,677.00.
2. That each of the severed and retained lots have separate and individual water and sewer services.
3. If necessary, an easement will be obtained for any services which traverse over either the severed or retained lot in favour of the other lot.
4. That both lots obtain relief from the Zoning By-law to ensure the newly created lots are compliant.