January 24, 2011 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council will be held Monday January 24, 2011 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 5:00pm.
 
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MAYOR COOPER CALLED COUNCIL TO ORDER
 
Members of Council Present:                      
Mayor Cooper
Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Councillor Edwards
Councillor Lloyd
Councillor Chadwick
Councillor Hull
Councillor West
Councillor Cunningham
Councillor Gardhouse
 
Staff Present:            
Kimberly Wingrove, Chief Administrative Officer
Sara Almas, Clerk
Ed Houghton, Executive Director of Public Works - Regrets
Larry Irwin, Director of Information Technology
Marta Proctor, Director of Leisure Services
Kay Blakely, Deputy Director of Finance
Nancy Farrer, Acting Director of Planning Services
                                            
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 029            Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for January 24th, 2011 be adopted as amended.
  • Addendum to be removed
  • Revised letter regarding the Growth Plan
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
     
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 030            Moved by Councillor Edwards
   Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes to the following meetings of Council be hereby approved:
  • Special Meeting of Council held January 6th and 7th, 2011
  • Regular meeting of Council held January 10th, 2011
  • Council Planning and Development meeting held January 17th, 2011 
CARRIED
 
* Clerk Almas identified two changes to the minutes: 1) Minutes of January 17th – correction of Councillor Lloyd and Deputy Mayor Lloyd under resolution No. 027; and 2) Specific in-camera matters that were discussed during the in-camera session on January 7th were included in the minutes.
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES - Nil
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events. 
  • SPARC – Regional Business Plan Competition
Gillian Fairley, Business Consultant for the Small Business Enterprise Centre provided Council with an overview of the SPARC competition noting it is similar to CBC’s “Dragon’s Den”. This is a local competition with the winner to locate their new business venture in the area. The closing date for the competition is January 31, 2011.
 
DEPUTATION
  • Georgian College re: Request for Funding
Mr. Brian Tamblyn, President and CEO of Georgian College, recognized members of their board in the attendance, and thanked Council for their previously support with respect to getting the servicing underway in a timely manner.   Mr. Tamblyn provided an overview of Georgian College and its current partnerships, and requested that the Town of Collingwood consider an investment of a $1Million pledged over four years ($250,000 each year) in support of the new campus to serve South Georgian Bay.
 
Mr. Tamblyn introduced Deborah Haight, a former Georgian College student who addressed Council to advise that her experience with Georgian College has been successful at getting her the education to become a nurse at the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital. 
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 031            Moved by Councillor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
 

 

General Consent
A. 1
G. Rogers re: Public Transit to Blue Mountain to reduce greenhouse gases
Received for Information
A. 2
City of Kingston re: City of Kingston – December 21, 2010 Motion – Heads and Beds Payment
Received for Information
A. 3
County of Simcoe re: Public Safety Canada Funding Reductions
Received for Information
 
CARRIED
 
A.2                  Moved by Councillor Chadwick
   Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council of the Town of Collingwood support the resolution passed by the City of Kingston regarding Heads and Beds Payment, and further that Staff forward a letter to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) and the Province in support of the City of Kingston’s resolution.
 
  CARRIED
 
A.1       Councillor West inquired to whether there is information or a report on integrated transit to provide to Council for review. CAO Wingrove address the proposed transit between Wasaga Beach and Collingwood and noted that additional information, when available, will be forwarded to all Council.
 
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
 
No. 032            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
   Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the minutes of the Leisure Services Advisory Committee meeting held November 17, 2010 be hereby received.
 
   CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
PRC2011-01     Parks, Recreation and Culture 2011 Strategic Review
No. 033            Moved by Councillor Hull
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Staff Report PRC2011-01 be received;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council authorize staff to initiate an RFP process to undertake a facilities and program review and establish new strategic priorities to guide Parks, Recreation and Culture Services operational and budget business plans. 
 
  Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
  Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the motion authorizing staff to initiate an RFP process to undertake a facilities and program review and establish new strategic priorities to guide Parks, Recreation and Culture Services operational and budget business plans, be deferred to budget considerations.
 
  DEFEATED
 
No. 033            Moved by Councillor Hull
   Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Staff Report PRC2011-01 be received;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council authorize staff to initiate an RFP process to undertake a facilities and program review and establish new strategic priorities to guide Parks, Recreation and Culture Services operational and budget business plans.
 
   DEFEATED (unanimous)
 
C2011-02       Municipal Election Accessibility Follow Up
No. 034            Moved by Councillor West
   Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report C2011-02 for information purposes, as required in accordance with the Municipal Elections Act.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
 
No. 035            Moved by Councillor West
   Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Council direct the previously committed $1.5Million to the Collingwood YMCA be included for consideration in the draft 2011 budget from the general reserve.
 
  CARRIED
 
No. 036            Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
   Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council approve the letter, as attached hereto, prepared by Planning Services to forward to the Ministry of Infrastructure providing comments on behalf of the Town of Collingwood with respect to Amendment No. 1 to the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe.
 
  CARRIED
 
No. 037            Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council hereby appoint Councillor Joe Gardhouse as the municipal appointee to the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital Board of Trustees.
 
   CARRIED
 
No. 038            Moved by Councillor Edwards
   Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
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.
 
Items for Discussion: a) Committee applications(Library Board, Accessibility Advisory Committee, Airport Board)
 
   CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS
No. 039            Moved by Councillor Lloyd
   Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-009, being a by-law to authorize the execution of the 2012 Ontario Winter Games Host City Agreement, be enacted and passed this 24th day of January, 2011.
 
   CARRIED
 
NOTICE OF MOTION - Nil
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS - Nil
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Mayor Cooper requested a presentation through the Economic Development Department on the results of the post secondary analysis. 
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (7:15pm)
 
Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
                                                                
            THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (8:04pm)
 
CARRIED
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 040            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
   Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-010, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the Council Planning and Development meeting held January 17th, 2011 and the regular meeting of Council held January 24th, 2011 be enacted and passed this 24th day of January, 2011.
 
   CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 8:05pm.
 
CARRIED
 
                                                                 ______________________________
MAYOR
 
______________________________
CLERK
 
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