December 2, 2014 Special Meeting of Council Minutes

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A Special Meeting of Council was held Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 9:00am, for an orientation workshop.
 
MAYOR COOPER CALLED COUNCIL TO ORDER
 
Members of Council Present:                      
Mayor Cooper
Deputy Mayor Saunderson
Councillor Fryer
Councillor Edwards
Councillor Ecclestone
Councillor Jeffery
Councillor Doherty
Councillor Madigan
Councillor Lloyd
 
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. 438           Moved by Deputy Mayor Saunderson
  Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Special Council Agenda for December 2nd, 2014, be adopted as presented.
 
            CARRIED
 
Declaration of Pecuniary InterestAND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
 
ORIENTATION WORKSHOP
  • Clerk Sara Almas introduced training instructor Mr. Fred Dean, Solicitor.
  • Mr. Dean provided a detailed training session on municipal powers, roles and responsibilities, accountability and transparency, meetings, procedural by-law, conflicts, and important legislation including but not limited to the Safe Water Drinking Act.
Council recessed at 10:14 a.m. reconvening at 10:25 a.m.
 
  • Mr. Dean provided further information to relevant legislation and closed meetings.
     
  • Mr. Bob Swayze, Integrity Commissioner for the Town of Collingwood joined the meeting at 11:40 a.m. providing a review of the Code of Conduct and his role as Integrity Commissioner.
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Jeffery
 
 THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 12:24 p.m.
 
CARRIED
 
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MAYOR
 
 
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CLERK
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