January 6th & 7th, 2011 - Special Council Agenda (Orientation Workshop)

A Special Meeting of Council will be held Thursday, January 6th and Friday January 7th, 2011 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 9:00am each day, for an orientation workshop.
 
ORDER OF BUSINESS
 
1.   CALL OF COUNCIL TO ORDER
 
2.   ADOPTION OF AGENDA
  • RECOMMENDING THAT the content of the Special Council Agenda for January 6th and 7th, 2011, be adopted as presented. 

3.   DECLARATION OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)

 
4.   ORIENTATION WORKSHOP
 
January 6th, 2011 – 9:00am to 4:30pm
 
9:00am - 9:15am        Welcome Overview of the 2 days (CAO Wingrove)
 
9:15am - 9:30am        Housekeeping Issues (CAO Wingrove)
                                (per diems, payroll, insurance, computers, cell phones, expenses, handling
                                 complaints, etc…)
 
9:30am – 10:30am      Review of Corporate Structure, Plans and Protocols (CAO Wingrove)
 
              - Review Corporate Structure and Responsibilities of CAO’s Office
              - Strategic Plan
              - Sustainable Community Plan
              - Code of Ethics
 
10:30am                     Break (10 mins)
 
10:40am                      Department Presentations:
 
10:40am          Human Resources - Marianne Nero, Human Resource Manager
11:00am          Information Technology - Larry Irwin, IT Director
11:20am          Building Services - Bill Plewes, Chief Building Official
11:40am          Library Services – Kerri Robinson, Library CEO
 
12:00pm – 1:00pm      Lunch
 
 
1:00pm            Economic Development - Catherine Durrant, Economic Dev.Officer
1:20pm            Finance / Treasury – Kay Blakely, Deputy Director of Finance
1:40pm            Fire Services - Trent Elyea, Fire Chief
2:00pm            Planning Services – Nancy Farrer, 
                       Director of Planning Services (Acting)
2:30pm            Leisure Services – Marta Proctor, Director of Leisure Services
 
3:00pm                        Break (10 mins)
 
                    3:10pm – 4:30pm        Public Works – Ed Houghton, Executive Director Public Works
                                                    Collus & Public Utilities – Ed Houghton, President & CEO
 
January 7th, 2011 – 9:00am to 3:00pm
 
9:00am                        Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Presentation
 
               - Council Staff Relationships
               - Role of Council/Role of Staff
               - Who We Are, What We Do (MMAH)
               - Q & A
 
10:15am                      Break (15 mins)
 
10:30am                      Legal Review, Aird & Berlis – Leo Longo & John Mascarin
 
               - Municipal Act Overview
               - Municipal Conflict of Interest
               - Development Charges Act
               - Defamation
 
Motion:  THAT this Council proceeds in Camera in order to address a matter pertaining to:
checked personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;
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; 
Items for Discussion:
a) Update on current legal files
 
12:30pm                     Lunch
 
1:30pm                       Clerk Services – Sara Almas, Clerk
 
2:15pm – 3:00pm        Questions, Next Steps, Wrap-up – Kim Wingrove, CAO
 
 
5.   ADJOURNMENT
No. of Pages: 
2pages