December 15, 2014 Council Agenda

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A meeting of Council will be held Monday December 15, 2014 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 5:00pm.
 
ORDER OF BUSINESS
                                            
1.  CALL OF COUNCIL TO ORDER
 
2.  ADOPTION OF AGENDA
  • THAT the content of the Council Agenda for December 15, 2014 be adopted as presented.
3.  DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
                       
4.  a) ADOPTION OF MINUTES, for the regular meeting of Council held November 25, 2014, the Inauguration of Council held December 1, 2014 and the special meeting of Council held December 2, 2014. (errors & omissions)
    b) BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES
 
5.  COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
  • Presentation of 1991 Ontario Winter Games Bursary and the 2008 Ontario Paralympic Winter Championship Legacy Fund grant
  • Update on Collingwood’s Winter Wonderland event, Martin Rydlo, Director, Marketing & Business Development
6. DEPUTATION - NIL
 
7.  CONSENT AGENDA
General Consent Items
A.1
Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, media release re: Mayors call for accelerated action to protect drinking water from toxic algae
Received for information
A.2
St. Del Duca, Minister, Ministry of Transportation re: Ontario Forward - building better public transit, promoting economic productivity, enhancing quality of life and improving natural environment
Received for information
A.3
F. Simonato re: Maintenance of trails and pathways in winter
(Director of PRC, to provide update of pilot project)
Received for information
A.4
Region of Halton, resolution re: “Buy American” Provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Received for information
 
8.  MOVE INTO COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE (Staff Reports/By-laws if deemed expedient)           
 
9. REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
  •  THAT the Collingwood Downtown BIA Board of Management minutes of October 29, 2014 be hereby received.
10. STAFF REPORTS
 
CAO2014-13   RFP for Community Based Strategic Plan
 
RECOMMENDING THAT Council approve the issuance of an RFP for the preparation of a Community Based Strategic Plan with funding to be allocated during the 2015 budget process. 
 
C2014-13        Council & Standing Committee Procedural By-law
 
RECOMMENDING THAT Council receive the staff report for information and enact and pass the Procedural By-law for Council, Standing Committees and Other Committees and Boards.
 
  • THAT By-law No. 2014-090, being a by‑law to govern the proceedings of Council, Standing Committees and Other Committees and Boards of Council, be enacted and passed this 15th day of December, 2014.

P2014-41         Part Lot Control Exemption By-law No. 2014-091; Pretty River Estates – Delpark Homes

 
RECOMMENDING THAT Council enact and pass Part Lot Control Exemption By-law No. 2014- 091 to allow separately conveyable parcels to be created for each of 2 existing single detached dwellings (previously used as model homes) within Registered Plan 51M-945.
 
  • THAT By-law No. 2014-091, being a by-lawto exempt a portion of land from the Part Lot Control Provisions of the Planning Act, be enacted and passed this 15th day of December, 2014.
PW2014-33     Sale of Land – Part of South Service Road, Lot 42 Concession 7, Town of Collingwood, County of Simcoe
 
RECOMMENDING THAT Council declare the westerly portion of South Service Road as surplus to the needs of the municipality and direct Staff to prepare the necessary by-law to close-up and  sell the westerly portion of South Service Road and to provide the required notice in accordance  with the Town’s Land Sale and Notice By-laws.
 
T2014-20         Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund – Formula Based Component
 
RECOMMENDING THAT Council receives staff report T2014-20 for information;
 
AND THAT Council pass a by law authorizing the Mayor and Treasurer to enter into a contribution agreement for OCIF Formula Based Funding.
 
  • THAT By-law No. 2014-092, being a by-law to authorize the execution of the OCIF – Formula Based Component Agreement between Her Majesty the Queen in the Right of Ontario and the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 15th day of December,  2014.
T2014-21         Dedicated Gas Tax Funds for Public Transportation
 
      RECOMMENDING THAT Council receive staff report T2014-21 for information;
 
      AND THAT Council pass a by law authorizing the Mayor and Treasurer to sign the Letter of Agreement.
 
  • THAT By-law No. 2014-093, being a by-law to authorize the execution of the Letter of Agreement for the use of dedicated Gas Tax funds for public transportation program between Her Majesty the Queen in the Right of Ontario and the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 15th day of December, 2014.
T2014-22         Interim Property Tax Levy
 
            RECOMMENDING THAT Council enact a by-law to establish the rates and due dates for the 2015 Interim Tax Levy.
 
  • THAT By-law No. 2014-094, being a by-law to provide for the 2015 interim tax levy, be enacted and passed this 15th day of December, 2014.
T2014-23         2015 Temporary Borrowing By-laws
 
RECOMMENDING THAT Council enact a by-law establishing the 2015 Temporary Borrowing Facility for the Town of Collingwood at $6,000,000;
 
            AND THAT Council enact a by-law establishing the 2015 Temporary Borrowing Facility for the Collingwood Public Utilities Service Board.
 
  •  THAT By-law No. 2014-095, being a by-law to authorize the temporary borrowing to meet the current expenditures of the Town of Collingwood until taxes are collected and other  revenues are received, be enacted and passed this 15th day of December, 2014.
     
  • THAT By-law No. 2014-096, being a by-lawto authorize temporary borrowing to meet the current expenditures of the Collingwood Public Utilities Services Board until water rate revenues are collected and other revenues are received, be enacted and passed this 15th day of December, 2014.
Assessment of the Town of Collingwood’s Financial Health Report, CAO John Brown
 
T2014-24         Strategic Financial Plan - Policy Paper No. 1: Debt
 
RECOMMENDING THAT Council receive Staff Report T2014-24 and refer the report to the Strategic Initiatives Committee for further review.
 
T2014-25         Strategic Financial Plan - Policy Paper No. 2: Reserve and Reserve Funds
 
RECOMMENDING THAT Council receive Staff Report T2014-25 and refer the report to the Strategic Initiatives Committee for further review.
     
T2014-26         Strategic Financial Plan - Policy Paper No.3: Capital Asset Management Plan
 
RECOMMENDING THAT Council receive Staff Report T2014-26 and refer the report to the Strategic Initiatives Committee for further review.
 
11. MOTIONS
  • Striking Committee Recommendations:
THAT Council appoint the Council representatives to the Committees/Boards as indicated below;
 
AND THAT Council undertake an Annual Review of all Committees and Boards.
 
Development & Operations Committee:
Cam Ecclestone
Kathy Jeffery
Kevin Lloyd
 
Community Services Committee:
Tim Fryer
Deb Doherty
Bob Madigan
 
Corporate Services Committee:
Sandra Cooper
Brian Saunderson
Mike Edwards
 
Georgian Trail Board of Management:
Deb Doherty
Bob Madigan
 
Collingwood Public Library:   *recommendation that Council representation be limited to one member
Cam Ecclestone
 
Police Services Board:
Sandra Cooper
Brian Saunderson
 
Collingwood Public Utilities Services Board:
Sandra Cooper
Tim Fryer
 
Collingwood Regional Airport:
Mike Edwards
 
Collus/PowerStream:           *recommendation that Council representation be increased to two members
Sandra Cooper
Brian Saunderson
 
Sports Hall of Fame:
Kevin Lloyd
 
Georgian Triangle Tourism Association: (Martin Rydlo)
*recommendation that a staff representative be appointed as determined by the CAO
 
Collingwood Downtown Business Improvement Area Board of Management:
*Recommendation that Council consider a public appointee to be recruited and appointed
 
Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Board of Directors:
Deb Doherty
Cam Ecclestone
 
Collingwood General & Marine Hospital:
Kathy Jeffery *Tim Fryer Alternate
 
12. BY-LAWS
  • THAT By-law No. 2014-098, being a by-law to appoint additional signing officers for the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 15th day of December, 2014.
     
  • THAT By-law No. 2014-097, being a By-law to appoint Property Standards Officers for the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 15th day of December, 2014.
13. NOTICE OF MOTION
 
14. OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
 
15. OTHER BUSINESS
 
16. CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
  • THAT By-law No. 2014-099, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the Inauguration of Council held December 1, 2014, the special meeting of Council held December 2nd, 2014 and the regular meeting of Council held December 15th, 2014 be enacted and passed this 15th day of December, 2014.
17. ADJOURNMENT
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