November 27, 2008 Special Meeting of Council

A Special Meeting of Council will be held Thursday, November 27, 2008 at the Leisure Time Club, 100 Minnesota Street, Collingwood commencing at 7:00pm, to conduct an interactive session with Collingwood V.O.T.E. to discuss municipal business.

 
ORDER OF BUSINESS
 
1.            CALL OF COUNCIL TO ORDER
 
2.            ADOPTION OF AGENDA 
  • RECOMMENDING that the content of the Special Meeting of Council agenda for November 27, 2008 be adopted as presented.
 
3.            DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
 
4.            INTERACTIVE SESSION WITH V.O.T.E.   (7:10pm – 8:00pm)
 (Moderated by V.O.T.E.) 
  • Questions for Discussion:   
1.    Over the past year, Council has made a number of large financial commitments, for example, the new library, and is in the process of considering additional items through budget deliberations - a significant contribution to the YMCA expansion, Downtown revitalization, and now potentially the Heritage Park overhaul including a new Wellness Centre. In these uncertain economic times, does the Town have the resources to pay for these ventures? What impact are these projects going to have on our taxes?
 
2.    What does Council see as the three most pressing issues facing the community as we go forward, and what is Council’s plan to address them?
 
5.            PUBLIC DISCUSSION
(Moderated by V.O.T.E.) 
  • Public Question & Answer Session (perimeters to be defined) (8:00pm – 8:55pm) 
  • Closing Remarks (8:55pm – 9:00pm)                      
 
6.            ADJOURNMENT
 
           

 

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