January 31, 2011 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday January 31, 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
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. 041            Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for January 31st, 2011 be adopted as presented.
 
   CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Deputy Mayor Lloyd declared a pecuniary interest with supplementary accounts payable pertaining to Smarts Flowers as he is a co-owner.
  • Councillor West declared a pecuniary interest with supplementary accounts payable pertaining to Espresso Post as it is his son’s employer. 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 042            Moved by Councillor Edwards
   Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held January 24th, 2011, be hereby approved.
 
                        CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES - Nil
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Canadian Navy Namesake Presentation, Lieutenant-Commander Dan Manu-Popa, Division Commander, Chief Petty Officer First Class Tony Cicchino, School Chief Petty Officer, Major Rick Kurtzer, Chief Instructor, Chief Petty Officer Second Class Yves Marchand, Logistics Chief and Petty Officer First Class, Jean Francois Cote, Standards Petty Officer
Lieutenant-Commander Dan Manu-Popa presented a plaque to Council naming a vessel of the Canadian Navy after the Town of Collingwood, commemorating 100 year of the Navy in Canada. Lieutenant-Commander Dan Manu-Popa further provided the history and significance of the vessel to the Canadian Navy. 
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events. 
DEPUTATION
  • Round About Presentation
Ed Houghton, Executive Director, Public Works & Engineering reviewed the roundabouts proposed along Poplar Sideroad, addressing questions from Council with respect to the cost, construction, property already acquired and under acquisition, environmental assessment requirements, a possible Collingwood by-pass, the impact of the Highway 26 realignment with a completion date of 2013 and the value of McNabb properties.
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 043            Moved by Councillor Lloyd
   Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
 

 

General Consent
A. 1
Great Lakes Office, Ministry of Environment re: Second Extension of the 2007 Canada-Ontario Agreement respecting the Great Lakes Basin Ecosystem
Received for information
A. 2
M. Dickson re: Water supply requirement for Oliver Crescent East Subdivision
Direction Required
 
CARRIED
 
A.2       M. Dickson re: Water supply requirement for Oliver Crescent East Subdivision
 
No. 044            Moved by Councillor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council direct staff to contact Mr. Dickson to review the local improvement process in accordance with the Municipal Act, that is required to initiate consideration for permanent water services to the Oliver Crescent “east” property owners.
 
                        CARRIED
 
* Council requested a report providing the history of Oliver Crescent to Council for Council’s review.
 
A.1       Council requested a letter of support be sent to the Ministry of Environment.           
  
MOVE INTO COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE (Staff Reports/By-laws if deemed expedient)           
  
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 045            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
   Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the minutes of the Elvis Festival Services Board meeting held November 3, 2010, be hereby received.
 
              CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
 
C2011-03        Sale of 100 Second St/111 Maple St – Former Collingwood Library
No. 046            Moved by Councillor Hull
   Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report C2011-03 be received;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council accept the RFP for 100 Second St/111 Maple St as submitted by Charis Developments Ltd. for ‘Business/Office Use’ with a purchase price of $737,000.00;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council authorize staff to prepare the necessary by-law to execute an Agreement of Purchase and Sale for the disposition of land municipally addressed as 100 Second Street/111 Maple Street to Charis Developments Ltd. in the amount of $737,000.00.
 
                        Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                        Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT Council authorize the removal of the site development requirement in the Purchase and Sale Agreement.
 
                        CARRIED        
           
No. 046            Moved by Councillor Hull
   Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report C2011-03 be received;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council accept the RFP for 100 Second St/111 Maple St as submitted by Charis Developments Ltd. for ‘Business/Office Use’ with a purchase price of $737,000.00;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council authorize staff to prepare the necessary by-law to execute an Agreement of Purchase and Sale for the disposition of land municipally addressed as 100 Second Street/111 Maple Street to Charis Developments Ltd. in the amount of $737,000.00.
 
   CARRIED
 
No. 047            Moved by Councillor Hull
   Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-012, being a by-law to authorize the sale of land municipally addressed as 100 Second Street/111 Maple Streetthrough the execution of a Purchase and Sale Agreement to Charis Developments Ltd., be enacted and passed this 31st day of January, 2011.
 
                   CARRIED  
 
C2011-04        Committee/Board Restructuring
No. 048            Moved by Councillor West
   Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
 
THAT Staff Report C2011-04 be received;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council approve the Committee and Board restructuring proposal as presented and further direct staff to prepare the necessary revisions and/or repeals to the establishing by-laws for the various committees and boards;
 

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
 
x
R. Lloyd
x
 
Edwards
 
x
K. Lloyd
 
x
Chadwick
x
 
Hull
 
x
West
x
 
Cunningham
 
x
Gardhouse
 
x
TOTAL
3
6
AND FURTHER THAT Council direct staff to commence recruiting for the various vacancies.
 
 
 
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the dissolution of committees as proposed in Staff Report C2011-04 be deferred until the first meeting of January of 2012.
 
DEFEATED (Recorded Voted)   
 
 
 
No. 048            Moved by Councillor West
   Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
x
 
R. Lloyd
 
x
Edwards
x
 
K. Lloyd
x
 
Chadwick
 
x
Hull
x
 
West
x
 
Cunningham
x
 
Gardhouse
x
 
TOTAL
7
2
 
THAT Staff Report C2011-04 be received;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council approve the Committee and Board restructuring proposal as presented and further direct staff to prepare the necessary revisions and/or repeals to the establishing by-laws for the various committees and boards;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council direct staff to commence recruiting for the various vacancies.
 
CARRIED (Recorded Vote)
                 
C2011-05        Reinstate Paid Parking in Municipal Parking Lots
No. 049            Moved by Councillor Cunningham
   Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Staff Report C2011-05 be received;
 
AND THAT Council authorize reinstating pay parking in the downtown municipal parking lots effective March 1, 2011, at a rate of $0.50 per hour.
 
                        Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                        Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council defer the decision to reinstate pay parking in the downtown municipal parking lots until the end of February 2011 / beginning of March 2011 and if approved, to implement paid parking starting April 1, 2011.
 
                        CARRIED
 
* Council requested the BIA participate in the discussion as a deputation prior to budget discussions.
 
P2011-04         Amending Zoning By-law No. 2011-011, Removal of the Holding “H” symbol
Project Name: Lotco II (Mountaincroft),7508 Poplar Sideroad
No. 050            Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
   Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Staff Report P2011-04, recommending Council enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2011-011 to remove the Holding “H” symbol from a portion of the residential zones of the Mountaincroft Plan of Subdivision and thus permit construction of dwelling units, be approved.
 
                        CARRIED
 
No. 051            Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
   Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-011, being a by-law under the provision of Sections 34 and 36 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. p.13, as amended, to remove the Holding “H” symbol from a portion of the residential zones of the Mountaincroft Plan of Subdivision, be enacted and passed this 31st day of January, 2011.
 
                        CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
 
No. 052            Moved by Councillor West
   Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the Georgian College request for $1Million over 4 years for the new Collingwood campus, be deferred to the budget deliberations.
 
             CARRIED
 
No. 053            Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of December 2010 in the amount of $9,208,601.71 be approved as presented.
 
            CARRIED
 
No. 054            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
   Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the Supplementary Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of December 2010 in amount of $204.81 payable to Smarts Flowers be approved as presented.(BIA, Library, Administration)
 
   CARRIED
 
** Deputy Mayor Lloyd removed himself from the table and did not participate in the vote or discussion on the above noted matter with respect to his previously declared conflict.
 
No. 055            Moved by Councillor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the Supplementary Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of December 2010 in amount of $100.87 payable to Espresso Post be approved as presented.(Downtown Revitalization Meeting)
 
            CARRIED
 
** Councillor West removed himself from the table and did not participate in the vote or discussion on the above noted matter with respect to his previously declared conflict.
 
No. 056            Moved by Councillor West
   Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
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 a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land for municipal or local board purposes;
 
Items for Discussion:  a) Beech Street Road Allowance Update
 
   CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS
 
No. 057            Moved by Councillor Hull
   Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-013, being a by-law to appoint members to the Accessibility Advisory Committee, be enacted and passed this 31st day of January, 2011.
 
            CARRIED
 
No. 058            Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
   Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-014, being a by-law to appoint members to the Collingwood  Airport Services Board, be enacted and passed this 31st day of January, 2011.
 
            CARRIED
 
No. 059            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
   Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-015, being a by-law to increase membership to the Collingwood Public Library Board, be enacted and passed this 31st day of January, 2011.
 
            CARRIED
 
No. 060            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
   Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-016, being a by-law to appoint members to the Collingwood Public Library Board, be enacted and passed this 31st day of January, 2011.
 
             CARRIED
  
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS - Nil
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Councillor Edwards inquired to whether there is a policy on the purchasing of refreshments for the Committees. CAO Wingrove confirmed there is not such policy in place at this time. 
  • Councillor Chadwick requested Staff prepare a report on the Downtown Revitalization Committee including transferring the mandate to the new BIA Board of Directors. The matter will be further reviewed once the new BIA Board is in place. 
NOTICE OF MOTION
  • Councillor Edwards provided notice to reconsider the roundabout proposed for Campbell and High Streets by further considering traffic signals in place of the roundabout. 
  • Councillor Chadwick provided notice to consider giving the booking and management control of the 3rd floor meeting rooms at the Library to library staff and to create a public works committee/board with Council representation. 
  • Deputy Mayor Lloyd provided notice to increase the speed limit along Highway 26 West, west of Pretty River Academy to 60 km/h and west of Princeton Shores to 70 km/h. 
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (8:10pm)
 
Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
                                                                
            THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (8:33pm)
 
CARRIED
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 061            Moved by Councillor Cunningham
   Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-017, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held January 31st, 2011 be enacted and passed this 31st day of January, 2011. 
 
   CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 8:35pm.
 
CARRIED
 
                                                                 ______________________________
MAYOR
 
______________________________
CLERK
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