September 13, 2010 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday September 13, 2010 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 5:00pm.
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MAYOR CARRIER CALLED COUNCIL TO ORDER
Members of Council Present:                      
Mayor Carrier
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
Larry Irwin, Director of Information Technology
Peter Dunbar, Director of Leisure Services
Marta Proctor, Director of Leisure Services
Nancy Farrer, Acting Director of Planning Services
Bill Plewes, Chief Building Official
                                              
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 429           Moved by Deputy Mayor Cooper
   Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for September 13th, 2010 be adopted as presented.
 
   CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Councillor Jeffery declared a pecuniary interest with supplementary accounts payable to CBS Outdoors as it is her employer.
  • Councillor Sandberg declared a pecuniary interest with an in-camera item regarding municipal property disposal as one of the properties abuts his property. 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 430           Moved by Councillor Edwards
   Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
THAT the minutes to the following meetings of Council be hereby approved:
  • Regular meeting of Council held August 9th, 2010;
  • Council Planning and Development meeting held August 23rd, 2010;
  • Special meeting of Council held August 25th, 2010; and
  • Special meeting of Council held September 7th, 2010.
   CARRIED
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Presentation of AMO Gas Tax Award
Councillors Sandberg and Chadwick addressed Council with regard to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario Gas Tax Award awarded to the Collingwood Public Library LEED Gold building at the recent AMO Conference held in Toronto. Library Board Chair Donna Mansfield and Library CEO, Kerri Robinson were presented with the award. 
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events. 
  • CAO Wingrove informed Council and the public, in response to a number of inquiries, the Finance Department has put together financial information and resources to be posted on the Town’s Website 
  • Ed Houghton, Executive Director of Public Works informed Council of a delay in the rehabilitation project scheduled for Robinson and George Streets until next year. 
DEPUTATION
  • Giant Tiger re: Exterior Signage Appeal
Gerry Orlowski, Store Manager on behalf of Giant Tiger, proposed an amendment to the sign by-law to allow larger signage in the Heritage District.  Mr. Orlowski requested particular consideration as the storefront is greater than 200 feet from the street it is much larger than the majority of the businesses in the Downtown.   
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 431           Moved by Councillor Jeffery
  Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
  
General Consent
A. 1
Town of New Tecumseth re: Ramifications of the WSI Act as it pertains to the presumptive legislation for firefighters
Received for Information
A. 2
Town of Innisfil re: Coyote Concerns in the Town of Innisfil
Received for Information
A. 3
Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority re: Land Use Council document circulated to NVCA member municipalities
Received for Information
A. 4
Town of Caledon re: Request to the Province to cover all Appeal Costs to the Ontario Municipal Board for Growth Plan Conformity Exercises
Received for Information
A. 5
Rotary Club of Collingwood re: Recognition of Friendship with Katano Rotary Club. Request to plant a tree and install a plaque in Friendship Gardens
Direction Required (motion prepared)
 
  CARRIED
 
A.3      Councillor McNabb contacted the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority correspondence regarding the Land Use Council document circulated to NVCA member municipalities about their concerns and expressed his opinions of such. Mayor Carrier provided some clarification to the correspondence.
 
Moved by Councillor McNabb
Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
THAT Council receive Consent Item A.3 regarding the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority correspondence regarding the Land Use Councildocument for information.
 
 CARRIED
 
A.4      Councillor Labelle inquired to the request from the Town of Caledon re: Request to the Province to cover all appeal costs to the Ontario Municipal Board for Growth Plan Conformity Exercises and whether we have had any or anticipate any and whether they are budgeted for. Ms. Farrer anticipates there may be some appeals with regard to amendments to our residential Official Plan policies.
 
Moved by Councillor Labelle
Seconded by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT Council receive Consent Item A.4 re: Town of Caledon re: Request to the Province to cover all appeal costs to the Ontario Municipal Board for Growth Plan Conformity Exercises for the information.
 
CARRIED
 
A.5       Rotary Club of Collingwood re: Recognition of Friendship with Katano Rotary Club. Request to plant a tree and install a plaque in Friendship Gardens
 
No. 432           Moved by Councillor Jeffery
  Seconded by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT Council authorize the Rotary Club of Collingwood to plant a Canadian maple tree and install the proposed signage in the Friendship Gardens on Minnesota Street on behalf of the Katano Rotary Club to commemorate 20 years of friendship between Katano Rotary Club and Rotary Club of Collingwood.
 
  CARRIED
 
No. 433           Moved by Councillor Foley
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the Mayor’s Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
 
Mayor’s Consent
M.1
Citizenship and Immigration Canada re: Announcing Inter-Action: Canada’s New Multiculturalism Grants and Contributions Program including updated objectives, funding, guidelines, and process(Deadline for proposals October 15, 2010)
Received for Information
M.2
Local Authority Services re: Announcing a rebate to all LAS Natural Gas Program members (Amount being rebated back to the municipality is $1,779.13)
Received for Information
M.3
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit re: Congratulating Collingwood Council for adopting the Urban Design Standards Design Manual
Received for Information
M.4
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of Canada re: Request for Proclamation during the month of November(Response sent by the Office of the Mayor attached)
Received for Information
M.5
Delcan re: Announcing the completion of the Detail Design for the Highway 26 New Alignment following Ministry of Transportation’s Class Environmental Assessment process
Received for Information
 
CARRIED
 
M.1     Citizenship and Immigration Canada re: Announcing Inter-Action: Canada’s New Multiculturalism Grants and Contributions Program including updated objectives, funding, guidelines, and process
 
Council requested the correspondence be forwarded to Department Heads for consideration.
 
 
REports/MINUTES of Committees/boards
No. 434           Moved by Councillor Foley
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the following minutes be hereby received and the recommendations therein be approved:
  • Sign Variance Committee Minutes, August 17, 2010 
CARRIED
 
Moved by Councillor Sandberg
Seconded by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT Council approve the Giant Tiger logo with the following dimensions:
  • Maple Leaf being a maximum size of 3.6 feet;
  • Giant Tiger logo being a maximum size of 4 feet; and
  • Lettering of the Giant Tiger sign a maximum of 18 inches in height. 
CARRIED
  •  Implementing/Integrating Sustainability into Decision Making in the Town of Collingwood
Craig Fisher, Chair, Sustainability Committee and Eva Moerig, Committee member, presented a detailed presentation on the implementation of sustainability decision making and provided an update from the committee members’ attendance at the FCM Sustainability Conference held earlier this year in Ottawa.
 
Mayor and Council congratulated the committee and staff for their dedication and commitment to sustainability initiatives in Collingwood. 
  • Bill 58 “An Act to amend the Planning Act with respect to inclusionary housing”
Alex Fleming, Chair, Affordable Housing Task Force presented a detailed presentation with Bill 58 and the recommendations of the Task Force requesting Council to pass a motion in support of Bill 58 to amend the Planning Act to include inclusionary zoning. Motion to be considered by Council at the next meeting of Council. 
 
 
No. 435           Moved by Councillor Sandberg
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the following minutes be hereby received:
  • BIA Board of Management Minutes, June 23, 2010
  • BIA Board of Management, July 30, 2010
  • Downtown Revitalization Management Committee Minutes, August 11, 2010
  • Elvis Festival Board Minutes, July 14, 2010
  • Leisure Services Advisory Committee Minutes (Draft), July 21, 2010
  • Leisure Services Advisory Committee Minutes (Draft), August 18, 2010 
  CARRIED
  
STAFF REPORTS
P2010-22         Authorizing By-law to Execute an Amending Site Plan Control Agreement
                       (Town File No. DC-2010-06) Project Name:  Wyldewood Condominiums
                       Civic Address: 11383 Hwy 26, West, Collingwood
 
No. 436           Moved by Councillor Labelle
   Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 
THAT Staff Report P2010-22, recommending Council enact and pass an Authorization By-law to permit execution of the Amending Site Plan Control Agreement for the Wyldewood (Brandylane Homes) condominium development conditional upon receipt of required monies, including an additional or replacement letter of credit, be approved.
 
   CARRIED
 
No. 437           Moved by Councillor Labelle
  Seconded by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT By-law No. 2010-095, being a by-law to authorize the execution of an amended Site Plan Control Agreement between Mountain Trails Development Corporation, the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, COLLUS Power Corp., and Collingwood Public Utilities, be enacted and passed this 13th day of September, 2010.
 
                        CARRIED
 
P2010-23         Authorizing By-law to Execute a Site Plan Control Agreement
                       Project Name: The Harbouredge Building, Civic Address: 40 Huron Street
No. 438           Moved by Deputy Mayor Cooper
  Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
THAT Staff Report P2010-23, recommendingCouncil enact and pass an Authorization By-law to execute the Site Plan Control Agreement for the “Harbouredge Building” located at 40 Huron Street, be approved.
 
                        CARRIED
 
No. 439           Moved by Deputy Mayor Cooper
  Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
THAT By-law No. 2010-096, being a by-law to authorize the execution of a Site Plan Control Agreement between 1459513 Ontario Limited, the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, COLLUS Power Corp, Collingwood Public Utilities Services Board and 642066 Ontario Limited, be enacted and passed this 13th day of September, 2010.
 
                        CARRIED
 
FS2010-05      Fire Department Mutual Aid By-law
No. 440           Moved by Councillor McNabb
  Seconded by Councillor Labelle
 
THAT Staff Report FS2010-05, recommending Council repeal and replace By-law No. 78-17, being a by-law to provide for the participation of the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood in the Simcoe County Mutual Aid Plan and Program with the updated by-law as provided in the report, be approved.
 
  CARRIED
  
No. 441           Moved by Councillor McNabb
  Seconded by Councillor Labelle
 
THAT By-law 2010-094, being a by-lawto provide for the participation of the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood in the Simcoe County Mutual Aid Plan and Program, be enacted and passed this 13th day of September, 2010.
 
   CARRIED
 
LS2010-13       Maintenance of the Curling Club Roof
No. 442           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
            Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
THAT Staff Report LS2010-13, recommending Council award the repair and sealing of the Curling Club roof to Polycoatings International for an amount not to exceed $47,500.00 plus applicable taxes, be approved.
 
   CARRIED
 
T2010-06         OIPC Application and Financing Agreement
No. 443           Moved by Councillor Edwards
   Seconded by Deputy Mayor Cooper
 
THAT Staff Report T2010-06, recommendingCouncil enact and pass By-Law  No. 2010-097 which authorizes the submission of an application to the Ontario Infrastructure Projects Corporation (“OIPC”) for financing of certain capital works as noted in Schedule “A” to the by-law and authorizes the Mayor and Treasurer to enter into a financing agreement on behalf of the Municipality, be approved.
 
   CARRIED
 
No. 444           Moved by Councillor Edwards
  Seconded by Deputy Mayor Cooper
 
THAT By-law 2010-097, being a by-law to authorize the submission of an application to the Ontario Infrastructure Projects Corporation (“OIPC”) for financing certain capital works of the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood (the “municipality”); to authorize temporary borrowing from OIPC to meet expenditures in connection with such works; and to authorize long term borrowing for such works through the issue of debentures, be enacted and passed this 13th day of September, 2010.
 
   CARRIED
 
C2010-19        1) Municipally Owned Properties
                      2) Potential Lands available for Habitat for Humanity and/or Hospice 
                      Georgian Triangle
 
No. 445           Moved by Councillor Sandberg
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report C2010-19 with respect to municipal property and herein authorize as follows:
 
  CARRIED
 
No. 446           Moved by Councillor Sandberg
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council authorize the reconsideration,in accordance with Section 13 of Procedural By-law No. 2006-120,of Resolution No. 690, dated December 17, 2007 declaring 105 Hurontario Street as surplus to the needs of the municipality.
 
  CARRIED
 
No. 447           Moved by Councillor Sandberg
  Seconded by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT Council herein rescind the resolution declaring 105 Hurontario Street (Annex) as surplus to the needs of the municipality.
 
  CARRIED
  
No. 448           Moved by Councillor Sandberg
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council direct the Clerk to enter into negotiations with Habitat for Humanity for a possible Habitat for Humanity build at 34 Woodcrest Avenue.
 
  CARRIED
 
 
No. 449           Moved by Councillor Sandberg
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council herein declare 111 Maple Street as surplus, and further authorize selling the merged properties known as 100 Second Street/111 Maple Street through a RFP process.
 
  CARRIED
 
 
No. 450           Moved by Councillor Sandberg
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council direct the Clerk to dispose of the municipal properties known as the municipal south servicing lots utilizing professional real estate services, in accordance with our municipal Land Sale By-law.
 
   CARRIED
 
 
No. 451           Moved by Councillor Foley
  Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
THAT Council authorize the reconsideration,in accordance with Section 13 of Procedural By-law No. 2006-120,of Resolution No. 14, dated January 5, 2009 declaring 160 Balsam Street as surplus to the needs of the municipality.
 
  DEFEATED
 
 
No. 452           Moved by Councillor Sandberg
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council declare the small parcels located on Huron and Rodney Street be declared as surplus to the needs of the municipality and offered to the abutting land owners conditional on the parcels being merged to the respective title of the existing property.
 
  CARRIED
 
 
No. 453           Moved by Councillor Sandberg
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council declare the two parcels of land located situated behind 1031 and 1035 Sixth Street/CR32, as surplus to the needs of the municipality and offered for sale in accordance with the land sale by-law.
 
Moved by Councillor Foley
Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 
THAT 1031 and 1035 Sixth Street/CR32 be referred to in-camera for further discussion of security of the property of the municipality.
 
CARRIED
 
C2010-22        Repeal the By-law that established 2 hour Free Parking on Streets in the Downtown
No. 454           Moved by Councillor McNabb
  Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Carrier
x
 
Cooper
x
 
Edwards
x
 
Sandberg
x
 
Jeffery
x
 
Foley
x
 
McNabb
x
 
Chadwick
 
x
Labelle
x
 
TOTAL
8
1
THAT Council receive Staff Report C2010-22 for information; and further that Council enact By-law No. 2010-098, being a by-law to repeal the by-law that established 2 hour free on street parking in the downtown and reinstate the previous parking fees effective October 1st, 2010;
 
AND FURTHER THAT the consideration of increasing the parking fees as recommended in the 2009 Parking Strategy be reviewed by the new Council and Parking Advisory Committee in 2011 once the Downtown Revitalization is complete.
 
  CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
 
No. 455           Moved by Councillor McNabb
  Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 
THAT By-law No. 2010-098, being a by-law to repeal By-law No. 2006-61, a by-law that provided for two hour free parking on streets within the downtown, be enacted and passed this 13th day of September, 2010.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
 
No. 456           Moved by Councillor Foley
  Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
THAT the Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of July 2010 in the amount of $4,673,323.31 be approved as presented.
 
  CARRIED
 
No. 457           Moved by Councillor Foley
  Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
THAT the Supplementary Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of July 2010 in amount of $932.25 payable to CBS Outdoor Canada be approved as presented.(BIA Advertising)
 
  CARRIED
 
** Councillor Jeffery removed herself from the table and did not participate in the vote or discussion on the above noted matter with respect to her previously declared conflict.
 
No. 458           Moved by Councillor Labelle
  Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 
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;
checked a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board;
Items for Discussion: a) Compliance Audit Committee; and b) Sixth Street properties
 
   CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS
No. 459            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                        Seconded by Deputy Mayor Cooper
 
THAT Council authorize the reconsideration in accordance with Section 13 of Procedural By-law No. 2006-120, to consider the motion to enact and pass a by-law to amend the Business Licensing By-law No. 2010-064 pertaining to curbside merchandise.
 
                        CARRIED
 
No. 460           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
  Seconded by Deputy Mayor Cooper
 
THAT By-law No. 2010-099,a by-law to amend By-law No. 2010-64, being a by-law to provide for the licensing and regulation of various businesses in The Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 13th day of September, 2010.
 
                        Moved by Councillor Jeffery
                        Seconded by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT Council defer By-law No. 2010-099 until the next regular meeting of Council.
 
                        CARRIED
 
No. 461           Moved by Deputy Mayor Cooper
  Seconded by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT By-law No. 2010-101, being a by-law to appoint members to the Downtown Collingwood Business Improvement Area Board of Management, be enacted and passed this 13th day of September, 2010.
 
            CARRIED
  
NOTICE OF MOTION
  • Councillor Chadwick provided a notice of motion to increase the number of Council representatives on the Business Improvement Area Board of Managementto two (2).
COUNTY REPORT
Deputy Mayor Cooper provided a brief update with respect to County Corporate Services and further noted she will bring forward a video presentation at the next meeting.
 
 
OTHER BUSINESS
Moved by Councillor Labelle
Seconded by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT Council direct staff to undertake a staff report to determine on the financial implications of potential Ontario Municipal Board battles with relation to General Consent Item A.4 from the Growth Plan conformity exercise and whether the Town should be setting aside a reserve for these hearing.
 
DEFEATED
 
Councillor Labelle requested an update with regard to the County tourism brochures and the mention of our Golf courses within the publications. Deputy Mayor Cooper provided clarification to the request. Mayor Carrier is to provide clarification at the next meeting of Council.
 
Council proceeded to in-camera session.
 
Moved by Deputy Mayor Cooper
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera. (9:14pm).
 
  CARRIED
 
No. 453           Moved by Councillor Sandberg
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council declare the two parcels of land located situated behind 1031 and 1035 Sixth Street/CR32, as surplus to the needs of the municipality and offered for sale in accordance with the land sale by-law.
 
   DEFEATED
  
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 462           Moved by Councillor Edwards
  Seconded by Councillor Jeffery
 
THAT By-law No. 2010-102, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the Council Planning and Development meeting held August 23rd, 2010, the Special meeting of Council held August 25th, 2010, the special meeting of Council held September 7, 2010, and the regular meeting of Council held September 13th, 2010 be enacted and passed this 13th day of September, 2010.
 
   CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 9:16pm.
 
CARRIED
 
 
                                                                 ______________________________
MAYOR
 
 
______________________________
CLERK
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