June 13, 2011 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday, June 13, 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 (regrets)
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 (regrets)
Nancy Farrer, Acting Director of Planning Services
Trent Elyea, Fire Chief (regrets)
Tara Warder, Acting Deputy Clerk
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No.  277          Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                       Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
 THAT the content of the Council Agenda for June 13th, 2011 be adopted as presented.
 
 CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
                       
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 278           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                       Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held June 6, 2011 be 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.
 
PUBLIC MEETING
Licensing of Food Vendors (Business Licencing By-law 2010-064)
  • Mayor Cooper welcomed those in attendance and introduced the Public Meeting format.
Ms. Kim Wingrove, CAO, reviewed the details of the proposed business licensing by-law changes. She noted that the proposed by-law changes pertain strictly to the licensing of food vendors, including food vending on the sidewalks in the Downtown and the operation of barbeques for charity.
 
Ms. Wingrove noted that the proposed amendments will be presented to Council on June 27th, 2011 and that the public is welcome to submit comments to the Clerk until June 20th , 2011.
 
Mr. Mark Costello, representing Blue Ridge Meats, made a presentation to Council noting the benefits of sidewalk barbeques including improved traffic flow to the business, increases in sales, and attracting people to the downtown area.
 
Mayor Cooper called for the first, second and third time for comments from the public.
 
Mr. Costello addressed questions from Council.
 
There being no further comments, Mayor Cooper closed the public meeting.
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 279           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received. 
General Consent Items
A.1
Salvation Army Community Church re: Concerns with the four parking spaces located on Ontario Street.  (Request will require reinstating 2 hour parking limit on this section of Ontario Street – and increased enforcement)
Direction Required
(by-law prepared)
A.2
County of Simcoe, Planning Department re: Notice of Funding Commitment Trails Connecting Communities Program (Sixth St. Trail Connection – Tenth Line east to Stewart Road)
Received for information
A.3
South Georgian Bay Lake Simcoe Source Protection Region, Notice of Consultation re: Updated Draft Assessment Reports. Deadline for comment: June 30, 2011
Received for information
A.4
E3 Community Services Inc. re: Request for reduction in Colltrans fees for developmentally challenged individuals
Direction Required
(motion prepared)
A.5
M. Boggia, Moguls Bar & Grill re: Request to extend hours permitted for live music on the Friday and Saturday of Elvis Festival, until 1:00am.  (refer to recommendation from Elvis Festival Board Minutes, and staff comments)
Direction Required
(motion prepared)
 
CARRIED
 
A.1       Salvation Army Community Church re: Concerns with the four parking spaces located    
             on Ontario Street. (Request will require reinstating 2 hour parking limit on this section of Ontario
               Street and increased enforcement)
 
No. 280        Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                  Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council approve the implementation of a two (2) hour limit on the maximum amount of time vehicles are permitted to park along the north side of Ontario Street between the public lane located east of Hurontario Street and Ste. Marie Street.
 
                        DEFERRED (until further information is received from the BIA)
 
A.4      E3 Community Services Inc. re: Request for reduction in Colltrans fees for developmentally      
           challenged individuals       
             
No.  281          Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council supports a reduced rate for those individuals that receive funding from the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), with appropriate proof, and that the reduced rate will be the same transit fee rate for Students and Seniors (currently this rate is $30.00 per month for a monthly rate).
 
 CARRIED
 
A.5       M. Boggia, Moguls Bar & Grill to be discussed during the Elvis Board Minute review.
 
REports/MINUTES of Committees/boards
No.  282          Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                      Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the Accessibility Advisory Committee Minutes of May 11th, 2011 and Notes of May 20th, 2011 be hereby approved.
 
CARRIED
 
No.  283          Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                     Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the Downtown BIA Board of Management Minutes of April 27th, 2011 be hereby approved.
 
  CARRIED
 
No.  284          Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the Elvis Board Minutes of May 24th, May 31st and June 6th, 2011 and the recommendations therein be approved:
 
Recommendation: THAT Council approve the following conditions during the Elvis Festival: 
  1. Live music will end at Midnight on Friday and Saturday for Festival operated venues.
  2. Alcohol service will cease at 1:00am on Friday and Saturday and 4:00pm on Sunday for Festival operated venues.
  3. Gates will close and venue will be cleared at 2:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.
  4. Associate venues which are independently operated will adhere to the Town’s Noise By-law No. 87-23 and will be responsible to set their own operational hours in accordance with their Liquor License conditions (unless otherwise directed by Council). 
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
PRC2011-09    Parks, Recreation and Culture 2011 Tractor Purchase
No.  285          Moved by Councillor Hull
                     Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council award the purchase of one (1) 2011 Kubota L5740HSTCC3 tractor to Earth Power Tractors & Equipment, Stayner, Ontario,  for the total purchase price of $39,500.00 plus applicable taxes, as included in the 2011 Budget.
 
            CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No.  286          Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of May, 2011 in the amount of $1,131,215.70 be approved as presented.
 
  CARRIED
 
No.  287          Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                     Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
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;
checked security of the property of the municipality or local board;
checked litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board;
Items for Discussion:
a) Potential Land Purchase Update (Public Works)
b) onservation Easement (80 Madeline Drive)
 
CARRIED
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
  • Councillor Chadwick requested that a staff report be presented to Council which identifies the sidewalks which are available for riding a bicycle and which are high risk. 
  • Councillor Edwards inquired as to when Council will receive the budget update and if there could be a date set for this review. 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Councillor Hull requested that staff prepare a report which outlines recommendations regarding the Town’s current sidewalk bylaws, taking into consideration the work currently being done by Planning and Parks, Recreation and Culture with regards to Active Transportation. 
  • Councillor Hull requested that Staff prepare a report with an overall review of Sunset Point with input from Parks, Recreation and Culture, Public Works and Planning with respect to the long-term use, functionality and compatibility of the park for our many different user groups with emphasis on health and safety. 
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (6:06 pm)
 
Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
                                                                
            THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (6:51 pm)
 
                   CARRIED
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No.  288          Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                     Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-085, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held June 13th, 2011 be enacted and passed this 13th day of June 2011.
 
   CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:52 pm.
 
CARRIED
           
 
 
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MAYOR
 
 
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CLERK
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