March 7, 2011 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday March 7, 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 (regrets)
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. 105            Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for March 7th, 2011 be adopted as amended:
  • Defer all appointment by-laws and the Committee of Adjustment Establishing By-law 2011-033; and
  • Consider revised Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee Establishing By-law.
   CARRIED
 
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Councillor West declared a pecuniary interest with the staff report and by-law pertaining to Encroachment Agreements for patios as son is employed by an effect restaurant in the downtown. 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 106            Moved by Councillor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held February 28th, 2011, be hereby approved.
 
   CARRIED
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events. 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 107            Moved by Councillor West
   Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse 
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
 

 

General Consent
A. 1
Royal Canadian Legion re: Request for consideration for waiving the town’s portion of the property taxes for 490 Ontario Street
Received for information
A. 2
County of Simcoe, Corporate Services Committee Notice of Decision on Town of Collingwood Official Plan Amendment No. 20 (Black Ash Village)
Received for information
A. 3
Ontario Municipal Board Memorandum of Oral Decision and Order of the Board OMB Case No. PL090300 Proposed Official Plan Amendment No. 12
Received for information
A. 4
Township of Oro-Medonte re: Support for Rural Schools in Ontario
Received for information
A. 5
Sierra Club Canada re: Support for Canada Water Week
Received for information
A. 6
M. Gilpin, Collingwood Skating Club re: Request for further subsidy to current ice fees
Direction Required
 
CARRIED
 
A.4       Township of Oro-Medonte re: Support for Rural Schools in Ontario  
 
Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council direct staff to investigate the impact on the Town of Collingwood of Consent Item A.4 pertaining to ‘Support for Rural Schools in Ontario’.
 
CARRIED
 
A.6       M. Gilpin, Collingwood Skating Club re: Request for further subsidy to current ice fees
 
No. 108            Moved by Councillor West
   Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Council support the request for the Collingwood Skating Club for further subsidy to the current ice fees for this season’s skating carnival in the amount up to of $922.62.
 
   CARRIED
 
REports/MINUTES of Committees/boards
No. 109            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
   Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the following minutes be hereby received:
  • Elvis Festival Services Board minutes, February 8, 2011 
   CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
C2011-07        Establish Encroachment Regulations for Use of Patios/Cafes and Merchandise Display on Municipal Sidewalks in the BIA
No. 110            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
   Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report C2011-07 be received and further thatCouncil approve repealing the patio/cafe and merchandise display areas from the Business Licensing By-law, and enact a by-law to regulate patio and merchandise display encroachments on municipally owned property;
           
AND FURTHER THAT Council authorize the placement of the following:
 
1)  Business owners be permitted to locate their patios either curbside or against the building facade, as long as the 2 meter minimum pedestrian path is maintained; and 

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
x
 
R. Lloyd
x
 
Edwards (absent)
 
 
K. Lloyd
x
 
Chadwick
x
 
Hull
x
 
West (conflict)
 
 
Cunningham
x
 
Gardhouse
x
 
TOTAL
7
0
2)  Merchandise displays continue to be permitted (curbside and storefront), as long as the 2 meter minimum pedestrian path is maintained; and 
 
3)  Council direct the relocation of any new tree that was planted creating a barrier from an existing restaurant that previously held a patio permit, to enable those businesses to erect their patios under the new regulations.
 
    CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
No. 111            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
   Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-030, being a by-law toregulate patio and merchandise display encroachments on municipally owned property, be enacted and passed this 7th day of March, 2011.
 
   CARRIED
 
* Councillor West removed himself from the table and left the Chambers during the discussion and vote on the above motion and by-law.
 
P2011-09         Deeming By-law No. 2011-029, File No. D1207211
   Owner: Katherine Wilson, Municipal Address: 29 & 33 Belcher Street
No. 112            Moved by Councillor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Staff Report P2011-09, recommending Council enact and pass Deeming By-law No. 2011-029 to deem the lots owned by Katherine Wilson at 29 & 33 Belcher Street a single parcel, be approved.
 
            CARRIED
 
No. 113            Moved by Councillor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-029, being a by-law to designate a Plan of Subdivision, or part thereof, not to be a registered Plan of Subdivision for the purposes of Subsection 50(3) of the Planning Act, be enacted and passed this 7th day of March, 2011.
 
   CARRIED
 
PRC2011-03    2011 Wakestock Event
No. 114            Moved by Councillor Hull
   Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Staff Report PRC2011-03, recommending Council support the approval of the 2011 Wakestock Festival Special Event Application, be approved.
 
  CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 115            Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
   Seconded by Councillor West
 
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
 
   CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS
No. 116            Moved by Councillor Cunningham
   Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-031, being a by-lawto exempt the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 63, be enacted and passed this 7th day of March, 2011.
 
            CARRIED   
COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
x
 
R. Lloyd
x
 
Edwards (absent)
 
 
K. Lloyd
x
 
Chadwick
 
x
Hull
x
 
West (conflict)
x
 
Cunningham
x
 
Gardhouse
x
 
TOTAL
7
1

 

No. 117            Moved by Councillor Cunningham
  Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse

 

THAT By-law No. 2011-032, being a by-law to dissolve the Affordable Housing Task Force, Art and Culture Advisory Committee, Human Resource Committee, Parking Advisory Committee, Sign Variance and Advisory Committee and Sustainability Committee, be enacted and passed this 7th day of March, 2011. 

 
            CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
No. 118            Moved by Councillor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-035, being a by-law to re-establish an Economic Development Board for the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 7th day of March, 2011.
 
   CARRIED
 
No. 119            Moved by Councillor Hull
   Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-041, being a by-law to re-establish a Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee for the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 7th day of March, 2011.
 
   CARRIED
 
No. 120            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
   Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-043, being a by-law to amend Schedule “H” of By-law No. 2010-064, to license Buskers within the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 7th day of March, 2011.
 
   CARRIED
 
NOTICE OF MOTION - Nil
 
COUNTY REPORT
Deputy Mayor Lloyd provided County Council update including the proposed user pay garbage collection program, and funding potentials for Georgian College through the County.
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
  • Councillor West provided an update to the resolution regarding the hydro debt, noting it was defeated at Queens Park but that the issue will be revisited at a later date. 
OTHER BUSINESS - Nil
 
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (5:42pm)
 
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor West
                                                                
            THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (6:35pm)
 
 CARRIED
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 121            Moved by Councillor Hull
   Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-044, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the Special meeting of Council held March 3rd, 2011, the Special meeting of Council held March 5th, 2011 and the regular meeting of Council held March 7th, 2011 be enacted and passed this 7th day of March 2011.
 
  CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:35pm.
 
 CARRIED
 
                                                                 ______________________________
MAYOR
 
______________________________
CLERK
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