September 22, 2014 Council Minutes

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A meeting of Council was held Monday September 22, 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
Councillor West
Councillor Cunningham
Councillor Gardhouse
 
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
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
Trent Elyea, Fire Chief
Jennett Mays, Communications Officer
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 376           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for September 22nd, 2014 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
           
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 377           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                      Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held September 15th, 2014, be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES
  • The new parking regulation amendments that were approved by Council on September 15, 2014, were further displayed to remind the public of the new changes.  
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events.  
DEPUTATION - NIL
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 378           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
General Consent Items
A.1
Dr. E. Hoskins, Minister, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care re: Town of Collingwood’s successful application to the Healthy Kids Community Challenge
Received for information
 
CARRIED
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 379           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                      Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the following minutes be hereby received:
  • Accessibility Advisory Committee minutes, September 3, 2014
  • Collingwood Downtown BIA Board of Management minutes, August 27, 2014
  • Collingwood Police Services Board minutes, August 27, 2014
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
CAO2014-09   Small Business Enterprise Centre Agreement
No. 380           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Staff Report CAO2014-09, recommending Council designate signing authority to the South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre Coordinator and CAO for such purpose as to execute the required Small Business Enterprise Centre core agreement and meet any future contractual obligations as part of the program, be hereby approved.
 
                        CARRIED
 
CAO2014-10   Funding request for the County of Simcoe’s Economic Development Funding 2014
No. 381           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Staff Report CAO2014-10, recommending Council approve the request to the County of Simcoe Economic Development 2014 Funding Program for the creation of the Business Development Centre, be hereby approved.
                       
CARRIED
 
C2014-12        Compliance Audit Committee (Pursuant to the Municipal Election Act)
No. 382           Moved by Councillor Hull
                      Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Staff Report C2014-12, recommending Council enact and pass a by-law to establish the Compliance Audit Committee, appoint members to the Compliance Audit Committee and authorize the Clerk to undertake any action as deemed necessary to ensure the Compliance Audit Committee can execute its duties as prescribed under the legislation, be received.
 
CARRIED
 
PW2014-26     C.U.P.E. Local 1271 Collective Agreement
No. 383           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Staff Report PW2014-26, recommending Council approve the Memorandum of Settlement reached with the Canadian Union of Public Employees and its Local 1271, which creates a three (3) year Collective Agreement and that a by-law be enacted authorizing Town officials to sign the Collective Agreement, be hereby approved.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 384           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT By-law No. 2014-077, being a by-law to authorize the execution of a Collective Agreement between the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood and the Canadian Union of Public Employees and Its Local 1217, for the period of May 1, 2014 to April 30, 2017, be enacted and passed this 22nd day of September, 2014.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 385           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
WHEREAS Canada Post has proposed a plan to end residential home delivery in Canada;
 
AND WHEREAS the lack of home delivery will disadvantage many seniors and people with mobility problems and will be compounded during inclement weather;
 
COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
x
 
R. Lloyd
x
 
Edwards
x
 
K. Lloyd
x
 
Chadwick
x
 
Hull
x
 
West
 
x
Cunningham
x
 
Gardhouse
x
 
TOTAL
8
1
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Town of Collingwood does not support the proposed plan to eliminate residential home to home delivery and herein petition Canada Post to reconsider this plan immediately and retain this valuable service for communities.
 
AND FURTHER THAT a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), municipalities in Ontario, as well as to our local MP, MPP and representatives of Canada Post and its unions to encourage others to speak up against this plan.
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
No. 386           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                       Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT this Council proceeds in camera in order to address a matter pertaining to:
checked personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees.
 
Items for Discussion: a) Compliance Audit Committee applications; and b) Personnel matters
 
CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS
No. 387           Moved by Councillor West
                       Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT By-law No. 2014-078, being a by-law to repeal various by-laws with respect to certain committees and boards, be enacted and passed this 22nd day of September, 2014. (As recommended in the approved governance report)
 
CARRIED
 
NOTICE OF MOTION – Nil
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS – Nil
 
OTHER BUSINESS – Nil
 
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (5:34pm)
 
Moved by Councillor Cunningham
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (6:01pm)
 
CARRIED


No. 388           Moved by Councillor Hull
                      Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT By-law No. 2014-079, being a by-law to establish a Compliance Audit Committee in accordance with sections 81 and 81.1 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, as amended and appoint the membership, be enacted and passed this 22nd day of September, 2014. (Pursuant to the Municipal Election Act)
 
                        CARRIED
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 389           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                      Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2014-080, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held September 22nd, 2014 be enacted and passed this 22nd day of September, 2014.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:02pm.
 
CARRIED
 
 
_____________________________
MAYOR
 
 
_____________________________
CLERK
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