August 25, 2014 Council Minutes

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A meeting of Council was held Monday August 25, 2014 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 5:00pm.
 
MAYOR COOPER CALLED COUNCIL TO ORDER
 
Members of Council Present:                      
Mayor Cooper
Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Councillor Edwards
Councillor Lloyd
Councillor Chadwick
Councillor Hull (regrets)
Councillor West
Councillor Cunningham
Councillor Gardhouse (regrets)
 
Staff Present:   
John Brown, CAO
Sara Almas, Clerk
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Services
Dean Collver, Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture
Peter Dunbar, Interim Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture
Martin Rydlo, Manager of Business and Marketing
Brian MacDonald, Director of Public Works and Engineering Services
Marcus Firman, Chief Operating Officer (Water/Wastewater)
Larry Irwin, Director of IT Services
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 344           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                        Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for August 25th, 2014 be adopted as amended:
 - Remove In Camera matter pertaining to personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees (Collus PowerStream).
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Mayor Cooper noted that she will be attending the Tim Hortons golf tournament, no concerns were raised.
  • Deputy Mayor Lloyd noted that his property that was recently involved in a rezoning appeal with respect to a bed and breakfast use and has a pending closing date of August 29th and therefore will declare an indirect pecuniary interest and will not participate in the discussion or vote on the subject report.
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 345           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                        Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held August 11th, 2014, be approved as presented.
 
                        CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES - Nil
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events.
DEPUTATION - Nil
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 346           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                        Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
 
General Consent Items
A.1
S-A. Reynolds, Quest Collegiate re: Request for proclamation of Recovery Day Simcoe County (response from Office of the Mayor attached)
Received for information
A.2
C. Macgregor, Prostate Cancer Canada re: Request for proclamation of September as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month  (response from Office of the Mayor attached)
Received for information
 
CARRIED
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS - Nil
 
STAFF REPORTS
 
CAO2014-08   Organizational Review – Phase I – Strategic Priority #3
No. 347           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                        Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report CAO2014-08, Organizational Review – Phase I – Strategic Priority #3, and authorize the CAO to implement the recommendations as detailed in the staff report.
 
DEFERRED (until September 15, 2014)
 
P2014-33         Amending Zoning By-law No. 2014-071; Blue Fairways - File No. D14214
No. 348           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                        Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Staff Report P2014-33, recommending Council enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2014-071 to rezone lands within Blue Fairways, be received.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 349           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                        Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT By-law No. 2014-071, being a by-law under the provisions of Sections 34 of thePlanning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended, for prohibiting the use of land for or except for such purposes as may be set out in the by-law, be enacted and passed this 25th day of August, 2014.
 
CARRIED
 
P2014-34         Bed and Breakfast Accommodation
No. 350           Moved by Councillor West
                        Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Council receive staff report P2014-34 for information purposes;
 
AND THAT Council includes the review of bed and breakfast accommodation as part of the Town’s five year Official Plan review.
 
                        CARRIED
 
* Deputy Mayor Lloyd left the table for the above discussion and vote with respect to his previously declared conflict.
 
P2014-35         Authorizing By-law to Execute a Site Plan Control Agreement; (Town File No. D11214); Project Name: 370 Raglan Shop; Civic Address: 370 Raglan Street
No. 351           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                        Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report P2014-35, recommending Council enact and pass an Authorization By-law to execute a Site Plan Control Agreement for the 370 Raglan Street development, be received.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 352           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                        Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2014-070, being a by-law to authorize the execution of a Site Plan Control Agreement for the development commonly known as 370 Raglan Shop between Steven John Gendron and the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 25th day of August, 2014.
 
CARRIED
 
PRC2014-18    Collingwood Curling Club Lease Agreement Update
No. 353           Moved by Councillor West
                        Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Staff Report PRC2014-18, recommending Council authorize the Mayor and staff to execute a lease agreement between the Town of Collingwood and the Collingwood Curling Club, be approved;
 
AND THAT Council hereby accepts the 2014 promissory note as executed by the Collingwood Curling Club for the repayment of their share of the approved 2014 building renovation/expansion project.
 
CARRIED
 
T2014-16         Capital Asset Management Plan
No. 354           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                        Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Council receive staff report T2014-16 for information and approves the following recommendations:
1.    That the Town of Collingwood Asset Management Plan be received and approved by Council;
2.    That consideration of the Asset Management Plan be included in the annual budgeting process to ensure sufficient capital funds are available to fund capital requirements; and
3.    That the Asset Management Plan be updated as needed to reflect the current priorities of the Town.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS - Nil
BY-LAWS - Nil
NOTICE OF MOTION - Nil
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
  • Further to a recent AMO Conference session with respect to energy conservation, Councillor Chadwick requested a copy of the municipal energy conservation and demand management plan for review.
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Mayor Cooper advised the public that Council has been invited to participate in the ALS Bucket Challenge that will be occurring August 29th at the Fire Hall.  
  • Mayor Cooper presented Public Works and Engineering Director Brian MacDonald with the Federal Gas Tax award that was awarded to the Town of Collingwood at the recent AMO Conference in London for the regional transit public-private partnership.
  • Interim PRC Director Peter Dunbar provided a brief update of a recent meeting with Provincial Officials with respect to possible funding opportunities for the Collingwood Harbour.
  • Mayor Cooper advised Council that a recent meeting was held with Federal Officials to further express concern and opposition to the proposed wind turbine development near the Collingwood Regional Airport.
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 355           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                        Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2014-072, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held August 25, 2014, be enacted and passed this 25th day of August, 2014.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor West
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:07pm.
                                                                                                                     
            CARRIED                   
 
 
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MAYOR
 
 
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CLERK
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