September 25, 2017 Council Minutes

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A meeting of Council was held Monday, September 25, 2017 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 5:00 p.m.
 
MAYOR COOPER CALLED COUNCIL TO ORDER
 
Members of Council Present:                      
Mayor Sandra Cooper
Deputy Mayor Brian Saunderson
Councillor Tim Fryer
Councillor Mike Edwards (regrets)
Councillor Cam Ecclestone
Councillor Kathy Jeffery
Councillor Deb Doherty
Councillor Bob Madigan
Councillor Kevin Lloyd
 
Staff Present:   
John Brown, CAO
Sara Almas, Clerk
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer (regrets)
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning and Building Services
Dean Collver, Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture
Brian MacDonald, Director, Engineering and Public Works
Ross Parr, Fire Chief
Jennett Mays, Communications Officer
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 285-17      Moved by Deputy Mayor Saunderson
                        Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for September 25, 2017 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST – Nil
 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 286-17      Moved by Councillor Fryer
                        Seconded by Councillor Ecclestone
 
THAT the minutes of the special meeting of Council held September 11, 2017, the regular meeting of Council held September 11, 2017 and the special meeting of Council held September 19, 2017, be approved as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES - Nil
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • County funding announcement re: Hospital commitment
Warden G. Marshall provided an overview of the County’s role in health care and provided an update to the funding commitments for hospitals within the County. Warden Marshall confirmed funding provided in the amount of $1.7M over the last ten years, and announced $20M has been allocated to the rebuild efforts of the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital.
 
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events.
 
DEPUTATIONS
  • Mair Mills neighbors re: fence
David Matthews (63 Kells Crescent) and John Rinella (69 Kells Crescent), Mair Mills residents addressed Council expressing their opposition of the fence installation between the Mair Mills subdivision and 390 Mountain Road as the residents that abut this property have been maintaining the greenspace for a number of years. Mr. Matthews and Mr. Rinella expressed concerns including non-compliance with pit safety requirements, no current need, and potential issues with future upkeep of the vegetation. Mr. Matthews and Mr. Rinella requested Council uphold the decision made two years ago, or defer the matter to confirm the information provided.  Council questioned liability if the fence is installed on town property that doesn’t meet pit safety requirements, as well as our legal obligation to ensure the fence is erected in compliance with the agreement.
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 287-17      Moved by Councillor Jeffery
                        Seconded by Deputy Mayor Saunderson
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
 
General Consent Items
A.1
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit re: Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit annual community report 2016-2017
A.2
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit – flag raising October 2, 2017 at 1:15 p.m. for National Breast Feeding Week
A.3
Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) re: Integrated Watershed Management Plan – Request for Support of Funding Application (resolution prepared in support)
A.4
County of Simcoe re: Request Council support for inter-municipal and intra-hub transit (resolution prepared in support)
CARRIED
 
A.3       Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) re: Integrated Watershed Management Plan – Request for Support of Funding Application
 
No. 288-17      Moved by Councillor Jeffery
                        Seconded by Councillor Doherty
 
WHEREAS the Town of Collingwood in partnership with the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, will develop an Integrated Watershed Management Plan;
 
AND THAT the plan will focus on responding to the risks posed by climate change, to be developed by the NVCA staff and their selected consultants;
 
AND THAT a stakeholder committee comprised of municipal and other watershed stakeholders will provide guidance in the development of the plan;
 
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT subject to confirmation of project funding from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and other project partners, the plan will be developed starting in January 2018 and will be completed by March 2019;
 
AND THAT the Town of Collingwood will commit $2,600.00 towards the cost of this initiative, with $600 of that amount offered as in-kind contributions and $2,000 of that amount offered as cash contributions.
 
CARRIED
 
A.4       County of Simcoe re: Request Council support for inter-municipal and intra-hub transit
No. 289-17      Moved by Deputy Mayor Saunderson
                        Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 
THAT Council support inter-municipal and intra-hub transitwithin the County of Simcoe;
 
AND THAT in accordance with section 189 of the Municipal Act, the Town of Collingwood does hereby consent to the adoption of a by-law by the County of Simcoe for operation of a transportation system.
 
CARRIED
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF OTHER COMMITTEES/BOARDS
  • 2016 Collus PowerStream Consolidated Financial Statements
Ryan Aschaber, Collins Barrow SGB LLP presented the consolidated financial statements for Collus PowerStream the 2016 fiscal year.
 
No. 290-17      Moved by Councillor Ecclestone
                        Seconded by Councillor Fryer
 
THAT Council appoint Councillor Doherty as the Town of Collingwood’s Shareholder representative for the upcoming Collus PowerStream Annual General Meeting.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 291-17      Moved by Councillor Ecclestone
                        Seconded by Councillor Doherty
 
THAT Council hereby receive the following minutes:
a)   Collingwood Public Library Board, August 31, 2017
 
CARRIED
 
STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS
DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATIONS SERVICES STANDING COMMITTEE – Sept 18, 2017
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF OTHER COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 292-17      Moved by Councillor Madigan
                        Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 
THAT Council hereby receive the following minutes:
a)  Collingwood Heritage Committee, June 28 and August 23, 2017
 
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
P2017-24         Van Dolder’s Industrial Plan of Subdivision; Draft Approval
 
No. 293-17      Moved by Councillor Madigan
                        Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 
THAT Staff Report P2017-24, recommending Council grant draft approval to the “Van Dolder’s” plan of subdivision subject to the Draft Plan drawing and Conditions of Draft Approval attached; be approved.
 
CARRIED
 
P2017-21         Mair Mills Estates (Phase 2) Fencing Requirements
No. 294-17      Moved by Councillor Madigan
                        Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 
THAT Staff Report P2017-21, recommending Council direct that the required fencing be installed as per the Mair Mills Estates (Phase 2) Subdivision Agreement; be approved;
 
Moved by Councillor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Madigan
 
THAT Staff Report P2017-21 be deferred to the October 30, 2017 Council meeting to review legal boundary and liability matters and better determine the Winters position regarding their original request to have the fence installed.  
 
CARRIED
 
Standing cCmmittee Report– DEVT2017-07
No. 295-17      Moved by Councillor Madigan
                        Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 
THAT Council receive Development & Operations Services Standing Committee Report DEVT2017-07 from its meeting held September 18, 2017, as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
C2017-10        Sale of a portion of 70 Huron Street and Peel Street Road Allowance
 
No. 296-17      Moved by Councillor Jeffery
                        Seconded by Councillor Madigan
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report C2017-10, regarding the authorization of the sale of a parcel of land primarily being 70 Huron Street.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 297-17      Moved by Councillor Jeffery
                        Seconded by Councillor Madigan
 
THAT By-law No. 2017-070, being a by-law to authorize the sale of land through the execution of a Purchase and Sale Agreement between Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities Inc. and the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 25th day of September, 2017.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS - Nil
 
BY-LAWS
No. 298-17      Moved by Councillor Doherty
                        Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 
THAT By-law No. 2017-071, being a by-law to appoint a Chief Administrative Officer, be enacted and passed this 25th day of September, 2017.
 
CARRIED
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS – Nil
 
OTHER BUSINESS
Mayor Cooper thanked John Brown for his tenure as CAO with the Town and wished him well in his future endeavours.  CAO John Brown thanked Council and staff and congratulated this Council on the successes that have been achieved during their term.   
 
IN-CAMERA
No. 299-17      Moved by Councillor Madigan
                        Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 
THAT this Council proceeds in camera in order to address a matter pertaining to:
checked advice that is subject to solicitor/client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose; (a) (b)
checked a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land for municipal or local board purposes; (b)
checked personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees; (c)
 
Items for discussion: a) Share Sale Purchase update; b) Airport Lands; c) CAO transition
 
CARRIED
 
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (6:55 p.m.)
 
                        Moved by Councillor Jeffery
 Seconded by Councillor Doherty
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (8:21 p.m.)
 
                        CARRIED
 
Rise and Report
 
COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
x
 
Saunderson
x
 
Fryer
x
 
Edwards (absent)
 
 
Ecclestone
x
 
Jeffery
x
 
Doherty
x
 
Madigan
x
 
Lloyd
x
 
TOTAL
8
0
CAO2017-06   Collingwood Regional Airport
 
No. 300-17      Moved by Deputy Mayor Saunderson
                        Seconded by Councillor Madigan
 
THAT Council receive Report CAO2017-06 regarding options for the future of the Collingwood Regional Airport;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council herein declare the Collingwood Regional Airport as surplus to the needs of the municipality and commence the disposal of the property in accordance with the Town’s land disposition by-law.
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 301-17      Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                        Seconded by Councillor Ecclestone
 
THAT By-law No. 2017-072, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the special meeting of Council held September 19, 2017 and the regular meeting of Council held September 25, 2017, be enacted and passed this 25th day of September, 2017.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
Moved by Councillor Doherty
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 8:24 p.m. 
 
CARRIED
 
 
_______________________
MAYOR
 
 
            _______________________
CLERK
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