October 18, 2010 Special Council Minutes

A Special Meeting of Council was held Monday, October 18, 2010 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing immediately following the Council Planning and Development meeting, commencing at 6:14pm.
 
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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. 508            Moved by Deputy Mayor Cooper
   Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Special Council Agenda for October 18, 2010, be adopted as presented.
 
   CARRIED
 
DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTERESTAND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
 
STAFF REPORTS
HR2010-01      New Staff Position of Building Operator
No. 509            Moved by Councillor McNabb
   Seconded by Councillor Labelle
 
THAT Staff Report HR2010-01, recommending Council approve a new staff position of Building Operator for the Town of Collingwood, be approved. 
 
Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Cooper
 
THAT the motion be referred to the 2011 Budget Discussions.
 

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Carrier
x
 
Cooper
 
x
Edwards
 
x
Sandberg
x
 
Jeffery
x
 
Foley
x
 
McNabb
x
 
Chadwick
x
 
Labelle
x
 
TOTAL
7
2
DEFEATED
 
No. 509            Moved by Councillor McNabb
   Seconded by Councillor Labelle
 
THAT Staff Report HR2010-01, recommending Council approve a new staff position of Building Operator for the Town of Collingwood, be approved. 
 
   CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
HR2010-02      Supplemental Janitorial Services for the New Public Library and Municipal Offices Building, and the Police and Fire Complex
No. 510            Moved by Councillor Foley
   Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
THAT Staff Report HR2010-02, recommending Council approve the contracting of supplemental janitorial services for seven (7) nights per week at the new Collingwood Public Library and Municipal Offices Building, and the Police and Fire Complex, be approved.
 
                        CARRIED
 
LS2010-15       Collingwood Fitness Centre Update
No. 511            Moved by Councillor Labelle
   Seconded by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report LS2010-15 as an update on the status of the closure of the Collingwood Fitness Centre;
 
AND THAT Council authorize staff to take necessary actions to preserve the building from any further deterioration within approved budget envelopes and in accordance with established purchasing policies.
 
  CARRIED
 
T2010-10         Investing in Ontario Funds
No. 512            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
   Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report T2010-10;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council, in accordance with Resolution No. 110 passed February 22, 2010, approve the application of the remaining Investing in Ontario Act, 2008 funding to the purchase of the new fire apparatus specifically the aerial platform vehicle and rescue vehicle;
 
AND FURTHER Council approve funding the remaining balance through the reallocation of budgeted amounts in Fire Services operations for debenture interest and principal ($76,460) and Administrative Services operations for salary contingency ($106,527).
 
   CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS
No. 513            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
   Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
THAT By-law 2010-117, being a by-law to authorize the borrowing upon serial debentures in the amount of $5,439,354.00 towards the cost of certain capital works, be enacted and passed this 18th day of October, 2010.
 
   CARRIED
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
  •   Wifi at the Collingwood Public Library Update
CAO Wingrove provided a memo to Council including a table of contents to be included in the potential staff report/study on the health effects of wifi. The estimated timeline for the report/study is four months, with an estimated cost of $75,000.00.
 
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Sandberg
 
THAT Council refer the Wifi report and study to the 2011 Budget discussion and is to include staff use of cell phones, implications to the community, and consideration of eliminating Wifi municipal wide including the removal of the communication towers from the Terminal building.
 
CARRIED
  • Council requested an update to the costs of the library.  A costing summary of the library debenture is to be provided at the next meeting of Council. 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor McNabb
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 7:10pm.
 
CARRIED
 
 
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MAYOR
 
 
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CLERK

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