February 14, 2011 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday February 14, 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. 072            Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                        Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for February 14th, 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.
 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 073            Moved by Councillor Edwards
                        Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held February 7th, 2011, be hereby approved.
 
   CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES - NIL
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Heritage Week Update, Heritage Awards & Heritage Designations Presentation
Lindsay Cook, Chair and Margaret Mooy, Vice Chair of the Heritage Advisory Committee addressed Council highlighting successful heritage initiatives, designated properties within Collingwood, heritage property tax relief and major redevelopment and restoration programs and recipients of such and partnerships. Richard Lex provided an overview of ACO’s partnerships within the community and upcoming events in Collingwood.
 
Mayor Cooper reviewed the background with respect to the designations of 36 Ninth Street, the Curling Club located on Hume Street, and 291 and 293 Pine Street providing the owners with a plaque on behalf of Mayor and Council. Mayor Cooper further presented the heritage awards to the owners of 225 Pine Street, 252 Hurontario Street and 80 Simcoe Street. 
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events.
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 074            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
AMO Communications re: AMO’s 2011 Pre-Budget Submission
Received for information
A. 2
Canadian Cancer Society re: Request for proclamation of April as “Daffodil Month”(Response attached)
Received for information
A. 3
L. Woodhouse re: Request for proclamation of February 12th as “Gift From the Heart Day”(Response attached)
Received for information
A. 4
M. Mooy re: Good news story about Heritage Property Tax Relief in Collingwood
Received for information
A. 5
J. Ryerse re: ‘Drive thrus’ in Collingwood
Received for information
A. 6
Regional Tourism Organization 7 Announces Board of Directors
Received for information
 
CARRIED
 
A.2, A.3     Councillor Chadwick requested clarification on the proclamation policy. Clerk Almas explained the current proclamation policy.
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 075            Moved by Councillor Edwards
                        Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the minutes of the Elvis Festival Services Board meeting held January 18, 2011, be hereby received.
 
   CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
P2011-06         Part Lot Control Exemption By-law No. 2011-022
   Pretty River Estates (Liberty) Subdivision Creation of Four Semi-detached lots
   Address: 31, 33, 35 and 37 Robertson Street
 
No. 076            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                        Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Council Staff Report P2011-06, recommending Council enact and pass Part Lot Control Exemption By-law No. 2011-022 in order to create four semi-detached lots in the Pretty River Estates subdivision, be approved.
 
   CARRIED
 
No. 077            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                        Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-022, being a By-law to exempt a portion of land located within the Pretty River Estates subdivision from the Part Lot Control provisions of the Planning Act, be enacted and passed this 14th day of February, 2011.
 
   CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 078            Moved by Councillor Hull
                        Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of January 2011 in the amount of $4,476,077.62 be approved as presented.
 
   CARRIED
 
No. 079            Moved by Councillor West
                        Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the Supplementary Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of January 2011 in the amount of $235.23 payable to Smarts Flowers be approved as presented.(BIA, Library, Parks & Recreation)
 
   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. 080            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                        Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT Council herein appoint a Council Representative to act as a liaison between Public Works/Engineering Services to Council and the public.
 
   CARRIED
 
* The above resolution was revised from the motion deferred February 7th, 2011
 
No. 081            Moved by Councillor Edwards
                        Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Council herein direct staff to not pursue any further work or property acquisitions with respect to the construction of the roundabout at the Campbell and High Street intersection.
 
             CARRIED
 
* The above resolution was revised from the motion deferred February 7th, 2011
 
No. 082            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                        Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council direct staff to incorporate in the establishing by-law for the Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee, that the two (2) Council appointed representatives also be the representative/liaison (or an alternate member of Council) on the subcommittees (currently: Museum, Trails, Harbourlands, and Arts & Culture).
 
   CARRIED
 
* The above resolution was revised from the motion deferred February 7th, 2011
 
No. 083            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                        Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council declare 105 Hurontario Street as surplus to the needs of the municipality;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council direct staff to commence the process necessary to undertake the sale in accordance with our Land Disposal By-law.
 
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT Council defer the motion to the next Council meeting, being February 28, 2011, for staff to prepare information for Council in the form of a staff report.
 
            CARRIED
 
The following motion has been withdrawn at the request of the mover, Councillor Chadwick.
THAT Council direct the booking and management of the 3rd floor of the Collingwood Public Library and Municipal Offices be delegated to library staff.
 
No. 084            Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                        Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council appoint Deputy Mayor Rick Lloyd to act in place of Head of Council during the Special meetings of Council during Budget Deliberations for 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS
No. 085            Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                        Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-023, being a by-law to designate the property at Plan 73, North Part Lot 44, Collingwood and is known municipally as 291 Pine Street, as having cultural heritage value and interest, be enacted and passed this 14th day of February, 2011.
 
   CARRIED
 
 
No. 086            Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                        Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-024, being a by-law to designate the property at Plan 73, South Part Lot 44, Collingwood and is known municipally as 293 Pine Street, as having cultural heritage value and interest, be enacted and passed this 14th day of February, 2011.
 
   CARRIED
 
NOTICE OF MOTION
  • Councillor West proposed a motion to support the efforts of Jim Wilson MP with respect to the debt retirement charge charged on energy bills. 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS - NIL
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Deputy Mayor Lloyd reviewed the dates for the budget review which is open to the public, and advised Council that a potential meeting is being considered for a Saturday to invite the public to attend and provide their input into the 2011 draft budget. 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 087            Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                        Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-025, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held February 14th, 2011 be enacted and passed this 14th day of February 2011.
 
   CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:07 pm.
 
  CARRIED
 
 
                                                                 ______________________________
MAYOR
 
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CLERK

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