May 10, 2010 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday May 10, 2010 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 5:00pm.
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DEPUTY MAYOR COOPER CALLED COUNCIL TO ORDER
 
Members of Council Present:                      
Mayor Carrier (regrets)
Deputy Mayor Cooper
Councillor Edwards
Councillor Sandberg
Councillor Jeffery
Councillor Foley
Councillor McNabb
Councillor Chadwick
Councillor Labelle
 
Staff Present:      
Kimberly Wingrove, Chief Administrative Officer
Sara Almas, Clerk
Ed Houghton, Executive Director of Public Works (regrets)
Larry Irwin, Director of Information Technology
Peter Dunbar, Director of Leisure Services
Kay Blakely, Deputy Director of Finance
Nancy Farrer, Acting Director of Planning Services
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 256          Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for May 10th, 2010 be adopted as amended:
-   addition of an InCamera item with respect to advice that is subject to solicitor/client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose.
-   Councillor Jeffery clarified that she will be bringing forward the motion to rename the Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture as the primary choice.
 
            CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • There were no declarations of pecuniary interest made at this time.
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 257         Moved by Councillor Sandberg
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held May 3rd, 2010, be hereby approved.
 
CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES - NIL
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events. 
DEPUTATION
  • Simcoe County Food Partners Alliance in Partnership with Local Students re: Local Food Procurement, Gary Machon, Project Leader
A video was provided to Council on the benefits of purchasing and consuming local foods.  Mr. Machon outlined the history of the Alliance, their role, objectives and the benefits of encouraging, producing and purchasing local food both from a health and economic perspective.  Mr. Machon requested Council consider establishing a local food procurement policy. 
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 258            Moved by Councillor Jeffery
                        Seconded byCouncillorEdwards
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
 

 

General Consent
A.1
Child & Nature Alliance re: Support for Town of Collingwood’s Urban Design Standard
Received for Information
A.2
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing re: Municipal Service Delivery Reviews
Received for Information
A.3
Plan Wells Associates re: Comprehensive Zoning By-law (affecting lands owned by 2182890 Ontario Incorporated)
Received for Information
A.4
Plan Wells Associates re: Comprehensive Zoning By-law (affecting lands owned by Mr. Donald Gallinger and Mr. David Chandler)
Received for Information
A.5
Town of Midland re: Waste Management in Simcoe County
Received for Information
A.6
Environmental and Land Tribunals Ontario re: Notice of withdrawal and cancellation of preliminary hearing (Case No. 09-174 – Amaizeingly Green Products GP Ltd.)
Received for Information
A.7
S. Greco re: Support for downtown restaurant owners regarding patios
Received for Information
A.8
County of Simcoe re: County joins forces with partners to make communities safer
Received for Information
A.9
County of Simcoe re: National Emergency Preparedness Week in Simcoe County (May 2 to 8)
Received for Information
 
CARRIED
 
A.1                Moved by Councillor Foley
                     Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
THAT General Consent Item A.1 regarding the Child and Nature Alliance’s support for the Town’s Urban Design Standard, be received.
 
CARRIED
 
A.3 & A.4         Confirmation was made by Staff that the author of the correspondence was aware of the appeal deadline for Zoning By-law No. 2010-040.
 
Moved by Councillor Labelle
Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 
THAT General Consent Items A.3 and A.4 regarding the Town of Collingwood Zoning By-law No. 2010-040, be received.
 
                     CARRIED
 
No. 259         Moved by Councillor Foley
                    Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
 

 

Mayor’s Consent
M.1
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing re: Draft amendment to the Growth Plan for Simcoe
Received for Information
M.2
M. Gillam, Japan Local Government Centre re: Sister City informal reception during FCM  Conference
Received for Information
 
CARRIED
 
M.2     Councillor Chadwick advised Council of his desire to attend this Sister City event during FCM.
 
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
THAT Mayors Consent Item M.2 regarding the Sister City Information Reception being held during the FCM Conference, be received.
 
CARRIED
 
MOVE INTO COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE (Staff Reports/By-laws if deemed expedient)           
 
REports/MINUTES of Committees/boards
  • Catherine Campbell, Chair of Arts and Culture Advisory Committee provided a detailed presentation on the proposed Arts & Culture Awards program.
 
No. 260         Moved by Councillor Jeffery
                     Seconded by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT the following minutes be hereby received and the recommendations therein be approved:
  • Arts & Culture Advisory Committee Minutes, April 28, 2010
Recommendation: THAT Council approve the Arts & Culture Awards Program as developed by the Arts & Culture Advisory Committee.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 261         Moved by Councillor Edwards
                     Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the following minutes be hereby received:
  • Airport Services Board Minutes, March 26, 2010
  • Economic Stability and Development Services Board Minutes, March 23, 2010 
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
P2010-10      Authorizing By-law to Execute a Site Plan Control Agreement
Project Name: Cindy Lewis Medical Clinic
Civic Address: 252 Hurontario Street
 
No. 262         Moved by Councillor McNabb
                     Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 
THAT Staff Report P2010-10, recommending Council enact and pass an authorization by-law to execute the Site Plan Control Agreement for the establishment of a medical clinic at 252 Hurontario Street, be approved.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 263         Moved by Councillor McNabb
                     Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 
THAT By-law No. 2010-054, being a by-law to authorize the execution of a Site Plan Control Agreement between Steven John Lewis and Cindy Victoria Lewis, the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, COLLUS Power Corp and Collingwood Public Utilities Services Board, be enacted and passed this 10th day of May, 2010.
 
CARRIED
 
CAO2010-06   Old Village (Legion) Park Baseball Diamond
No. 264         Moved by Councillor Labelle
                     Seconded by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT Staff Report CAO2010-06, recommendingCouncil authorize proceeding with the necessary repairs to rehabilitate the Old Village (Legion) Park baseball diamond, and further that the associated costs be reallocated from the Administration budget to the Leisure Services budget, be approved.
 
                     CARRIED
 
LS2010-08       2012 Ontario Winter Games
No. 265         Moved by Councillor Edwards
                     Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report LS2010-08 and further that Councilsupport the Town of Collingwood’s bid to host the 2012 Ontario Winter Games.
 
                   CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 266         Moved by Councillor Jeffery
                     Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
THAT Council authorize the title for the replacement of the Director of Leisure Services be renamed to the Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture.
 
Moved by Councillor McNabb
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Council defer the motion until a report is available from the CAO and HR Committee.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 267         Moved by Councillor Sandberg
                    Seconded byCouncillorJeffery
 
THAT this Council proceeds in Camera in order to address a matter pertaining to:

checked security of the property of the municipality or local board;

checked personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;

not checked a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board;

not checked labour relations or employee negotiations;

checked litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board;

checked advice that is subject to solicitor/client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose;

not checked a matter in respect of which a council, board, committee or other body may hold a closed meeting under another Act;

not checked the subjectmatter relates to the consideration of a request under theMunicipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

 
Items for Discussion: a) Property Issue; and  b) potential litigation where solicitor client communications are necessary
 
CARRIED
 
Confirmation was provided from the Clerk that the in-camera matter is in accordance with Section 239(6) of the Municipal Act 2001.
 
BY-LAWS - NIL
 
NOTICE OF MOTION - NIL
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS - NIL
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Councillor Sandberg reminded Council and the public that e-bikes are not permitted on municipal trails or the Georgian Trail. 
  • Councillor Foley suggested a Dandelion Festival be established in Collingwood. 
Moved by Councillor Jeffery
Seconded by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT Council direct Staff to prepare a report based on Mr. Machon’s request with respect to local food procurement and to include comments of the BIA within the report.
 
CARRIED
 
* Council proceeded to In-camera Session
 
Moved by Councillor Sandberg
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (7:07pm)
 
CARRIED
 
* Councillor Chadwick left the meeting during a portion of the in-camera session. 
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
 
No. 268         Moved by Councillor Labelle
                     Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT By-law No. 2010-055, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held May 10th, 2010 be enacted and passed this 10th day of May, 2010.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 7:09pm.
 
CARRIED
 
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MAYOR
 
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CLERK
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