March 14, 2011 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday March 14, 2011 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 5:00pm.
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DEPUTY MAYOR LLOYD CALLED COUNCIL TO ORDER
 
Members of Council Present:                      
Mayor Cooper (regrets)
Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Councillor Edwards
Councillor Lloyd
Councillor Chadwick
Councillor Hull (regrets)
Councillor West
Councillor Cunningham
Councillor Gardhouse
 
Staff Present:            
Kimberly Wingrove, Chief Administrative Officer
Sara Almas, Clerk (regrets)
Becky Dahl, Deputy 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. 122            Moved by Councillor Edwards
             Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for March 14h, 2011 be adopted as amended:
- deputation from Bob Schmuck of the Katano Sister City Committee re: Councils consideration in providing a donation to Japan in support of disaster relief.
 
  CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Deputy Mayor Lloyd declared a receipt of gift as he had the pleasure of attending the Heritage Dinner. 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 123            Moved by Councillor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the minutes to the following meetings of Council be hereby approved:
  • Special meeting of Council held February 17, 23 and 25, 2011
  • Special meeting of Council held March 3, 2011
  • Special meeting of Council held March 5th, 2011
  • Regular meeting of Council held March 7th, 2011 
CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES - Nil
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events. 
DEPUTATION
  • Bob Schmuck, Chair of the Katano Sister City Committee, addressed Council requesting their consideration of a donation to the disaster relief in some manner to Japan. 
Deputy Mayor Lloyd read out a memo on behalf of Mayor Cooper with respect to the disaster in Japan, requesting Council support providing funds on behalf of Collingwood. 


MOTIONS
No. 124            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
             Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council hereby waive the procedural requirements for notice to permit the consideration of the following motion to provide disaster relief funding to Japan.
 
   CARRIED
 
No. 125            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
            Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council place $5,000 from the Town’s disaster relief reserve into a trust or escrow account as a donation to aid the humanitarian recovery efforts in Japan after the recent earthquake and tsunami;
 
AND THAT Council direct the Mayor to liaise with the Katano Sister City Committee to establish this account and determine with input from our counterparts in Katano the most appropriate recipient or agency for the funds;
 
AND THAT Council encourages local residents and businesses to contribute towards this fund;

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper (absent)
 
 
R. Lloyd
x
 
Edwards
x
 
K. Lloyd
x
 
Chadwick
x
 
Hull (absent)
 
 
West
x
 
Cunningham
x
 
Gardhouse
x
 
TOTAL
7
0
AND THAT the Town send a copy of this resolution in a letter to all other Ontario municipalities and encourage them to either participate by adding funds to this account or by establishing their own local account;
 
AND THAT this letter, along with our condolences over the tragedy, are also sent to our MP, MPP, Japanese Consulate in Toronto and Japanese Embassy in Ottawa;
 
AND THAT the money in the account be forwarded to the appropriate agency no later than April 30, 2011.
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
 
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 126            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
            Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
 

 

General Consent
A. 1
Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services re: Congratulations for completing all the mandatory emergency management activities required under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) for 2010
Received for information
A. 2
Hospice Georgian Triangle re: Hospice Palliative Care Week May 1 – 7, Request for designation and invitation to events (Response from Office of the Mayor attached)
Received for information
 
  CARRIED
 
MOVE INTO COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE (Staff Reports/By-laws if deemed expedient)           
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 127            Moved by Councillor West
             Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the following minutes be hereby received:
  • Airport Services Board Minutes, February 24, 2011
  • Downtown BIA Board Minutes, February 17, 2011
  • Downtown Revitalization Management Committee Minutes, February 24, 2011 
  CARRIED
 
No. 128            Moved by Councillor Cunningham
              Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the following minutes be hereby received including the recommendations therein:
  • Accessibility Advisory Committee Minutes, February 23, 2011
Recommendation: THAT Council consider in the 2011 budget approving anannual funding allocation to Parks, Recreation and Culture to purchase and maintain universally accessible playground equipment for current and future parks within Collingwood.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 129            Moved by Councillor Cunningham
             Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the following minutes be hereby received including the recommendations therein:
  • Accessibility Advisory Committee Minutes, March 9, 2011
Recommendation:  THAT Council consider publishing a notice on the Town Page of the Enterprise Bulletin to advise and invite comments fromthe public of Council’s proposed decision to eliminate the Accessible Shuttle Service during business hours to ensure those impacted by the service reduction and the public are aware.
 
   CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS - nil
 
BY-LAWS
No. 130            Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
            Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-033, being a by-law to establish a Committee of Adjustment/Property Standards Committee, be enacted and passed this 14th day of March, 2011.
 
   CARRIED
 
No. 131            Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
              Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-034, being a by-law to appoint members to the Committee of Adjustment/Property Standards Committee for the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 14th day of March, 2011.
 
  CARRIED
 
No. 132            Moved by Councillor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-036, being a by-law to appoint members to the Economic Development Board, be enacted and passed this 14th day of March, 2011.
 
 CARRIED
 
No. 133            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
   Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-037, being a by-law to appoint members to the Collingwood Elvis Festival Services Board, be enacted and passed this 14th day of March, 2011.
 
  CARRIED
 
No. 134            Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
             Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-045, being a by-law to re-establish a Collingwood Heritage Committee for the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 14th day of March, 2011.
 
   CARRIED
 
No. 135            Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
             Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-038, being a by-law to appoint members to the Collingwood Heritage Committee, be enacted and passed this 14th day of March, 2011.
 
    CARRIED
 
No. 136            Moved by Councillor West
              Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-042, being a by-law to appoint members to the Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee, be enacted and passed this 14th day of March, 2011.
 
   CARRIED
 
NOTICE OF MOTION -Nil
 
COUNTY REPORT - Nil
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS - Nil
 
OTHER BUSINESS - Nil
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 137            Moved by Councillor Edwards
             Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-046, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held March 14th, 2011 be enacted and passed this 14th day of March 2011.
 
  CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 5:47pm.
 
CARRIED
 
 
                                                                 ______________________________
MAYOR
 
 
______________________________

CLERK

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