March 21, 2011 Council Planning and Development Minutes

A meeting of Municipal Council with regard to planning and development matters was held Monday, March 21, 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
 
Mayor Cooper provided an Earth Hour announcement to remind Council and the public to reduce their energy consumption year-round but in particular this Saturday, March 26th, 2011 from 8:30pm to 9:30pm.
 
No. 138            Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council – Planning and Development Agenda for March 21, 2011 be adopted as presented.
 
  CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • There were no declarations of pecuniary interest and/or receipt of gifts declared at this time. 
PUBLIC MEETING
Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment (Mountaincroft Subdivision Phase 3)
  • Mayor Cooper welcomed those in attendance and introduced the Public Meeting format. 
  • Clerk Almas confirmed that appropriate notice has been provided in accordance with the Planning Act with respect to the matters being heard this evening.
Mr. Mark Bryan, Community Planner for the Town of Collingwood reviewed the details of the application.
 
The proposed Zoning By-law Amendment (Town File: D1402410) pertains to lands situated within phase 3 of the Mountaincroft subdivision (registered Plan 51M 945) north of Poplar Side Road and approximately 200 metres to the east of High Street.  The lands are legally described as Lots 50 to 61 Registered Plan 51M-945, in the Town of Collingwood and County of Simcoe and front onto Garbutt Crescent.  The parcels of land arepresently designated in the Town of Collingwood Official Plan as Low Density Residential.  The subject lands are presently zoned in the Town of Collingwood Zoning By-law No. 2010-040, as amended, as Holding Twelve Residential Third Density (‘H12’R3). 
 
The purpose and effectof the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is to rezone the subject lands from the Holding Twelve Residential Third Density (‘H12’R3) zone to a Holding Twelve Residential Third Density Exception (‘H12’R3-XX) zone to permit the creation of 16 building lots with minimum frontages of ten (10) metres where 12 lots currently exist under the registered plan of subdivision.
 
The Town has also received an application for exemption from the Part Lot Control provisions of the Planning Act in order to facilitate the creation of the associated building lots (File No. D1206210)
 
Mr. Al Allendorf addressed Council on behalf of the applicant, to further clarify the intent and request Council’s favourable consideration.
 
Mayor Cooper called for the first, second and third time for comments from the public.
 
Mr. Allendorf addressed questions from Council.
 
Mr. Bryan confirmed a staff report will come forward at a later date for final consideration.
 
Public session closed at 5:27pm.
 
DEPUTATIONS
  • Overall Growth Plan (Eden Oak), Shelley Wells
Shelley Wells addressed Council on behalf of the Mair Mills subdivision, noting Mair Mills has a 20 hectare site that received draft approval in 2009, and noting they are diligently working to clear conditions of draft approval.   Ms. Wells expressed concern with Council authorizing draft plan approvals at this time until further information is provided with respect to the Growth Plan allocations and therefore requested Council maintain status quo until we receive clarity from the Province.   Ms. Wells agreed to submit a copy of her presentation to Council. 
  • Servicing of Nottawa by Collingwood, Ken Ferguson, Mayor of Clearview
Mayor, Mr. Ferguson addressed Council providing an update to the new Council, reviewing Collingwood Council’s support provided by resolution dated Feb 25th, 2008 and a letter of support from the County of Simcoe dated October 2008.  Mr. Don McNalty, Clearview’s Engineering Consultant (RJ Burnside & Associates) provided a detailed Powerpoint presentation and addressed questions from Council with respect to the servicing needs and potential timelines.  Mr. McNalty and His Worship Mayor Ferguson advised that the next steps involve a lot of discussion with both municipal staff to resolve some of the details continuing to work cooperatively, and report back to their respective Councils.
 
Staff Reports
  • Development Update/Land Budget Exercise, Nancy Farrer,Acting Planning Director
Nancy Farrer, Acting Director of Planning Services and Mark Bryan, Community Planner provided Council with an overview of the provincial growth management policies and proposed population, built boundary, existing and potential housing and population counts, historical building activity, and activity inside and outside of the built boundary.
 
Mrs. Farrer and Mr. Bryan addressed questions from Council.
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
(Deferred from January 17, 2011)
P2011-03         Review Draft Approval for Plan of Subdivision for Eden Oak (McNabb)
 Applicant/Owner: DiPoce Land Corp (Eden Oak Homes)
  Legal Description: Part of N/H Lot 40, Conc 8 formerly NottawasagaTwsp
 
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
No. 139           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
            Seconded by Councillor Lloyd 

THAT Council rescind resolution # 546, and herein authorize deferring consideration of draft plan approval for the proposed Eden Oak (McNabb) subdivision located at Part of the North Half of Lot 40, Concession 8, until such time as there is more certainty regarding the Provincial/County growth allocation exercise and there has been a more fulsome review of the Town’s residential subdivisions and their status. 

CARRIED (recorded vote)

  
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:47pm.
 
 CARRIED
 
 
            ______________________________
MAYOR
 
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CLERK
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