June 6, 2011 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday June 6, 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 (regrets)
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 (regrets)
Larry Irwin, Director of Information Technology (regrets)
Marta Proctor, Director of Leisure Services
Kay Blakely, Deputy Director of Finance
Nancy Farrer, Acting Director of Planning Services
Trent Elyea, Fire Chief (regrets)
                                              
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 253           Moved by Councillor Edwards
            Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for June 6th, 2011 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Councillor Hull and Councillor Gardhouse will be declaring a conflict with respect to the in-camera item, as it conflicts with their occupations as professional realtors.                         
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 254           Moved by CouncillorEdwards
            Seconded by CouncillorGardhouse
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held for May 30th, 2011, by hereby approved.
 
CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES - Nil
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events. 
  • Clerk Sara Almas provided notice of a public meeting which will be held during the Council meeting on June 13th, 2011 regarding potential amendments to the business licensing by-law which addresses food vendors, specifically charity barbeques and food vending within the downtown area. Ms. Almas noted that information will be circulated by the BIA and further questions and comments should submitted to the Clerk by June 22, 2011, as the by-law will be provided to Council on June 27th, 2011 for consideration.  
DEPUTATION - Nil
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 255           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received. 

 

General Consent Items
A.1
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit re: Invitation to participate in promotion of the iCANwalk campaign to encourage active forms of transportation
Received for information
A.2
Ontario Good Roads Association re: Minimum Maintenance Standards Litigation Status Report
Received for information
A.3
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing re: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Conference 2011. Delegation request deadline: Monday July 18th, 2011
Received for information
A.4
Municipal Property Assessment Corporation re: Renewable Energy Legislative Update: Bill 173, the Better Tomorrow for Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2011 received Royal Assent on May 12, 2011
Received for information
A.5
Simcoe County District School Board, Public information meeting re: Various partnership opportunities to share facilities
Received for information
 
CARRIED
 
MOVE INTO COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
 
REports/MINUTES of Committees/boards
No. 256           Moved by Councillor Edwards
            Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the Airport Services Board Minutes of May 9, 2011 be hereby received.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 257           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
            Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the Heritage Advisory Committee Minutes of May 19, 2011 be received and the following recommendation be herein approved:
 
Recommendation: THAT the following Heritage Permits be approved

 

Permit #
Location
Type
179-2011
492 Hurontario St.
Heritage Paint & Stain
306-2011
224 Minnesota St.
Masonry repair – 2011 Heritage Grant Recipient
363-2011
47-49 Hurontario St.
Repair rear wall
365-2011
220 Pine St.
Heritage Paint -2011 Heritage Grant Recipient
 
 
 
 
 
 
CARRIED
 
No. 258           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the Police Services Board Minutes of April 19, 2011 be received
 
            CARRIED
 
No. 259           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Council of the Town of Collingwood herein petition the province to investigate establishing a provincial crisis intervention team or consider funding models that could be provided to health organizations and/or police services to establish local/regional crisis intervention teams, as recommended by the Collingwood Police Services Board.
 
            CARRIED
 
No. 260           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Council of the Town of Collingwood herein support and endorse requesting that the Province of Ontario review the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) funding formula in relation to the allocation of additional funds in the form of a Police Services Grant be provided on the basis ALL municipalities serviced by the Ontario Provincial Police are ensured fairness and to cover the increased costs associated with the recently negotiated OPP Contract, as recommended by the Collingwood Police Services Board.
 
            CARRIED
 
No. 261           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Council herein request the Engineering Department to report back to Council with respect to undertaking a review of the traffic at the intersection of Hurontario and Collins Streets and provide recommendations on potential enhancements, as recommended by the Police Services Board.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 262           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Council herein direct staff to prepare a report on the implementation of a “no chase by-law” for vehicle towing operations, as recommended by the Collingwood Police Services Board.
 
            CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
T2011-04         Operating Surplus Allocation
No. 263           Moved by Councillor West
            Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
            THAT Council approve the allocation of the operating surplus, as provided herein.
 
                        CARRIED
 
T2011-06         2011 BIA Levy
No. 264           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
            Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Council approve a by-law to provide for the levy and collection of a 2011 special charge, against all rateable property in a business property class, in the Collingwood Business Improvement Area, in the amount of $399,546.
 
                        CARRIED
 
No. 265           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
            Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-079, being a by-law to provide for the levy and collection of sums required by the Collingwood Business Improvement Area for the year 2011, be enacted and passed this 6th day of June, 2011.
 
               CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 266           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
            Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council herein adopt the 2011 Accessibility Plan as presented May 30, 2011.
 
                        CARRIED
 
No. 267           Moved by Councillor Hull
            Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council herein adopt the Public Art Policy and administrative procedures to implement the Lamp Post Art Program, as presented May 30, 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 268           Moved by Councillor Cunningham 
            Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council of the Town of Collingwood support the Town of Collingwood hosting the 2013 International Joint Commission Meeting (boundary water matters), and further direct a letter of interest to host the 2013 Meeting be forwarded to the Commission through the Mayor’s Office.
 
  CARRIED
 
No. 269           Moved by Councillor Hull
 
            Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
x
 
R. Lloyd   (absent)
 
 
Edwards
 
K. Lloyd
 
Chadwick
x
 
Hull
x
 
West
 
Cunningham
 
x
Gardhouse
 
x
TOTAL
4
4
THAT Council of the Town of Collingwood herein petitions the Province of Ontario, Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing to change legislation to permit municipalities across the Province the ability to prohibit smoking in public places that includes sidewalks/streets within a Business Improvement Area and sidewalks/streets within a heritage district.
 
DEFEATED– (recorded vote)
 
No. 270           Moved by Councillor West
            Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT this Council proceeds in Camera in order to address a matter pertaining to:
checked a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land for municipal or local board purposes
 
Items for Discussion: a) South Servicing Lots
 
CARRIED
 
No. 271           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
            Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council herein appoint Deputy Mayor Rick Lloyd as the Shareholder representative for the COLLUS Annual General Meeting (July 8, 2011).
 
                        CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS
No. 272           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-080, being a by-law to authorize the execution of an Agreement regarding the joint operation of the Georgian Trail, be enacted and passed this 6th day of June, 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 273           Moved by Councillor Edwards
            Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-081, being a by-law to authorize the execution of the Letter of Agreement for the use of dedicated Gas Tax funds for public transportation program between Her Majesty the Queen in the Right of Ontario and the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 6th day of June, 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 274           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
            Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-082, being a by-law to designate the property at Plan 73, lot 30 and Part of Lot 29, East of Oak Street; Part of Lots 29 and 30 West of Birch Street, being Parts 1 through 4, Plan 51R-23840, Collingwood and is known municipally as 241 Third Street, as having cultural heritage value and interest, be enacted and passed this 6th day of June, 2011.(Recommended in the Heritage Committee Minutes of March 17, 2011)
 
CARRIED
 
No. 275           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
            Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-083, being a by-law to designate the property at Plan 73, lot 30 and part of lot 29, East of Oak Street; Part of Lots 28 and 29, being Part 1, Plan 51R-51R-12691, Collingwood and is known municipally as 143 Oak Street, as having cultural heritage value and interest, be enacted and passed this 6th day of June, 2011. (Recommended in the Heritage Committee Minutes of March 17, 2011)
 
CARRIED
 
NOTICE OF MOTION - Nil
 
COUNTY REPORT
  • Mayor Cooper provided a report on Simcoe County, outlining the County’s statistics, services, expenditures and budget as well as the recognition Simcoe County has received for its waste diversion practices.  
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Mayor Cooper provided an update on the construction progress and noted the upcoming construction activity. Further updates will be provided as they become available. 
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (6:17pm)
 
** Councillor Hull and Councillor Gardhouse vacated their seats and did not participate in the subject vote or discussion on the in-camera matter they previously declared a conflict with.
 
Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Councillor West
                                                                
            THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (6:37pm)
 
CARRIED
 
* Councillors Hull and Gardhouse left the meeting.
 
No. 276           Moved by Councillor West
            Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-084, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held June 6th, 2011 be enacted and passed this 6th day of June 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:39pm.
 
            CARRIED
 
 
  
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MAYOR
 
 
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CLERK 
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