September 20, 2010 Council Planning and Development Minutes

A meeting of Municipal Council with regard to planning and development matters was held Monday, September 20, 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
  
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 463           Moved by Deputy Mayor Cooper
                       Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council – Planning and Development Agenda for September 20, 2010 be adopted as presented.
 
  CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Councillor Foley declared a pecuniary interest with matters pertaining to Eden Oak as Foley’s Furniture supplied the developer with appliances.
PUBLIC MEETING - NIL
 
Staff Reports
P2010-24         Proposed Black Ash Adult Lifestyle Village; Official Plan Amendment No. 20
                       File No. OPA-2010-01(D091001), Applicant: Black Ash Enterprises Inc.

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Carrier
x
 
Cooper
x
 
Edwards
x
 
Sandberg
x
 
Jeffery
x
 
Foley
x
 
McNabb
x
 
Chadwick
x
 
Labelle
x
 
TOTAL
9
0
 
No. 464           Moved by Councillor Labelle
                      Seconded by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report P2010-24; and further if Council is satisfied that even without additional growth allocation, approval of the proposed Official Plan Amendment No. 20 (Black Ash Lifestyle Village) is in the best interests of the community, then Council should enact and pass By-law No. 2010-103 and forward it to the County of Simcoe.
 
  CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
 
 

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Carrier
x
 
Cooper
x
 
Edwards
x
 
Sandberg
x
 
Jeffery
x
 
Foley
x
 
McNabb
x
 
Chadwick
x
 
Labelle
x
 
TOTAL
9
0
No. 465           Moved by Councillor Sandberg
                       Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2010-103,being a by-law to adopt Amendment No. 20 to the Official Plan of the Town of Collingwood for the development commonly known as Black Ash Lifestyle Village, be enacted and passed this 20th day of September, 2010.
 
  CARRIED (recorded vote)
  
P2010-25         Authorizing By-law to Execute an Amendment to a Sales Trailer Agreement; Project Name: Lakeside Pointe (Eden Oak) Subdivision;
                      Civic Address: 9980 Hwy 26, East, Collingwood
 
No. 466           Moved by Councillor Jeffery
                       Seconded by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT Staff Report P2010-25, recommending Council enact and pass an Authorization By-law to execute the amending Agreement for the Lakeside Pointe Subdivision Sales Trailer - Eden Oak (Collingwood) Inc., be approved.
 
 CARRIED
 
No. 467           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                      Seconded by Deputy Mayor Cooper
 
THAT By-law No. 2010-104,being a by-law to authorize the execution of an amended Site Plan Control Agreement with respect to the temporary sales centre for the Lakeside Pointe subdivision between Eden Oak (Collingwood) Inc. and the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 20th day of September, 2010.
 
  CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 468           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                      Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
WHEREAS Bill 58 an Act to amend the Planning Act with respect to inclusionary housing, 2010 has been introduced in the provincial legislature and has been referred to standing committee;
 
AND WHEREAS the provision of inclusionary housing includes the adequate provision of a full range of housing, including housing that is affordable to low and moderate income households, as a matter of provincial interest;
 
AND WHEREAS inclusionary housing legislation would enable councils of local municipalities to pass zoning by-laws requiring inclusionary housing to regulate the required percentage of affordable housing units in new housing developments in the municipality and provide the approval authority to impose as a condition to the approval of a residential  plan of subdivision or condominium a requirement that a specified percentage of housing units in all new housing developments in the subdivision be affordable to low and moderate income households;
 
AND WHEREAS the Council of the Town of Collingwood has committed in its’ Strategic and Sustainable Community Plans the need for increased attainable housing units and to explore potential for policies to encourage/require developers to provide more attainable housing;
 
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood hereby petitions the Province of Ontario to support Bill 58 enabling municipalities with mechanisms “and financial support” to promote inclusionary housing to assist in combating affordable housing shortages in our municipality and across the province;
 
AND FURTHER THAT a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Premier of Ontario, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Association of Municipalities of Ontario, MPP Cheri DiNovo, and to our local MPP Jim Wilson.
 
  
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
THAT the motion be amended to remove reference to Bill 58, and support the principle of inclusionary housing legislation by petitioning the province for mechanisms and financial support for such legislation.
 
CARRIED
 
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
WHEREAS the provision of inclusionary housing includes the adequate provision of a full range of housing, including housing that is affordable to low and moderate income households, as a matter of provincial interest;
 
AND WHEREAS inclusionary housing legislation would enable councils of local municipalities to pass zoning by-laws requiring inclusionary housing to regulate the required percentage of affordable housing units in new housing developments in the municipality and provide the approval authority to impose as a condition to the approval of a residential  plan of subdivision or condominium a requirement that a specified percentage of housing units in all new housing developments in the subdivision be affordable to low and moderate income households;
 
AND WHEREAS the Council of the Town of Collingwood has committed in its’ Strategic and Sustainable Community Plans the need for increased attainable housing units and to explore potential for policies to encourage/require developers to provide more attainable housing; 
 

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Carrier
x
 
Cooper
x
 
Edwards
x
 
Sandberg
x
 
Jeffery
x
 
Foley
x
 
McNabb
x
 
Chadwick
x
 
Labelle
x
 
TOTAL
9
0
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood hereby supports legislation enabling municipalities with mechanisms “and financial support” to promote inclusionary  housing to assist in combating affordable housing shortages in our municipality and across the province; 
 
AND FURTHER THAT a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Premier of Ontario, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Association of Municipalities of Ontario, MPP Cheri DiNovo, and to our local MPP Jim Wilson.
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
No. 469           Moved by Councillor McNabb
                      Seconded by Councillor Labelle
 
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;
 
Items for Discussion: a) Municipal facility matter
 
BY-LAWS
No. 470           Moved by Councillor Foley
                       Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2010-100,  being a by-law to establish a Major Redevelopment and Restoration Tax Incentive grant for eligible heritage properties, be enacted and passed this 20th day of September, 2010.
 
CARRIED
 
NOTICE OF MOTIONS
  • Mayor Carrier provided the following notice of motion:
 
WHEREAS the Royal Society of Canada has declared that biological changes can occur from microwaves used by WIFI devices;
 
AND WHEREAS Health Canada’s research shows that children are more vulnerable to potential harm from microwaves than adults;
 
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Town of Collingwood will immediately switch to hardwired internet connections in its public Library, in order to ensure that no potential health risk is incurred by children using the facility;
 
AND FURTHER THAT the Town of Collingwood will move toward using hardwired internet connections on all of its properties in order to protect employees and the public from unnecessary potential health risk;
 
AND FURTHER THAT the Town of Collingwood circulate this motion to our neighbouring communities, school boards and provincial and federal representatives for their review and consideration.
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
  • County Report, Deputy Mayor Cooper presented a video developed by the County of Simcoe that depicts the role of the County and County services.
OTHER BUSINESS -Nil
 
Council moved in-camera at 6:10pm.
 
Moved by Deputy Mayor Cooper
Seconded by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to the public session. (7:13pm)
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 7:14pm.
 
CARRIED
 
 
______________________________
MAYOR
 
 
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CLERK
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