July 11, 2011 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday July 11, 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 (Regrets)
Nancy Farrer, Acting Director of Planning Service
                                            
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 316         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for July 11th, 2011 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
  
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Councillor Hull and Councillor Gardhouse declared a conflict with respect to the in camera item pertaining to the Realty RFP Review, as they are both professional realtors and could have a pecuniary interest.                  
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 317         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held July 27th, 2011, by hereby approved.
 
          CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES - Nil
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Introduction of Summer Company Students, Taylor Nash, Economic Development Summer Student
Ms. Catherine Durrant provided a brief introduction of the Economic Development Department’s summer student, Mr. Taylor Nash, Administrator of the Summer Company Program. Mr. Nash reviewed the details of the summer company program.
 
The following Summer Entrepreneurs addressed Council to explain their businesses and thanked Council for their support: Conor Spencer, Reid Kendall, Ryan Baker, Kyle Spooner, Jeremy Proctor, and Nelson Knight. 
  • Council expressed sympathy to the family of the late Gloria Emo. 
DEPUTATION - Nil
 
CONSENT AGENDA
 
No. 318         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
L. Petit re: Meeting with Catholic French School Board, August 25, 2011
Received for information
A.2
G. Deleski, Habitat for Humanity re: Request for forgiving or contributing to the development charges, water and sewer charges, building permit charge and school tax levy if allowable for the next Collingwood build
Direction Required
A.3
D. Solomon re: Petition to sell art on public sidewalk in the downtown
Received for information
A.4
Inspector J. Trude, Collingwood and The Blue Mountains OPP re: Thanks to the Town of Collingwood By-law Services for supporting the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics
Received for information
A.5
M. Doupe re: Concerns with bicyclists on sidewalk at Sunset Point
(Concerns will be addressed in the staff report requested by Council June 27th)
Received for information
A.6
L. Simon, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit re: Take the Active Communities Pledge at www.activecommunitiespledge.ca
Received for information
 
CARRIED
 
A.2   G. Deleski, Habitat for Humanity re: Request for forgiving or contributing to the development charges, water and sewer charges, building permit charge and school tax levy if allowable for the next Collingwood build
 
Fred Sproule and Garry Reid addressed Council regarding the current Habitat for Humanity project.
 
                    Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT Council request a staff report which establishes a policy for all future Habitat for Humanity builds.
 
 CARRIED
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
  • Elvis Festival Update
Rose Marie O’Brien, Festival General Manager, and Michelle Kusiar, Chairprovided a presentation on the upcoming Elvis Festival which will take place from July 21st – July 24th, and noted the details of the different activities scheduled during the festival.
 
No. 319         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the Elvis Festival Services Board Minutes of June 28, 2011 be hereby received.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 320         Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the Heritage Advisory Committee Minutes of June 16, 2011 be hereby received and the recommendations therein be approved:
 
          Recommendation:
THAT the following Heritage Permits be approved.
 

 

Permit No:
Location:
Type:
397-2011
60 Pine St.
Repair brick & replace windows – Tax Relief program
406-2011
114 Ontario St.
Repair eaves & paint  
407-2011
120 Ontario St.
Replace asphalt shingles
413-2011
82 Pine St.
Paint, as approved
414-2011
77-79 Simcoe St.
Restore windows, fascia & brick
446-2011
64 Third St.
Heritage Paint
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
P2011-14         Amending Zoning By-law No. 2011-089, Removal of the Holding “H” symbol  
                        Applicant: Confederation Trading Ltd., Location: 76 First Street, Collingwood
 
No. 321         Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2011-089to remove the Holding Thirteen (H13) symbol from the Mixed Use Commercial (C4) zone for 76 First Street.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 322         Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-089, being a by-law under the provision of sections 34 and 36 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. p.13, as amended, be enacted and passed this 11th day of July, 2011.
 
                     CARRIED
 
P2011-15         Part Lot Control Exemption By-law No. 2011-090, Project Name: Lotco II (Mountaincroft Subdivision) Location: Registered Plan 51M-920, Lots 50 to 61 Town of Collingwood, County of Simcoe Garbutt Crescent
 
No. 323         Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council enact and pass Part Lot Control Exemption By-law No. 2011-090 to allow 16 proposed lots to be created from 12 existing lots within the Registered Mountaincroft Plan of Subdivision thus permitting construction of dwelling units.
 
            CARRIED       
 
No. 324         Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT By-law No, 2011-090, being a by-law to exempt a portion of land from the Part Lot Control Provisions of the Planning Act, be enacted and passed this 11th day of July, 2011.
 
            CARRIED
 
Residential Policy Review Presentation
  • Acting Director of Planning, Nancy Farrer introduced Mark Bryan, Community Planner who presented the Residential Policy Review to Council. Mr. Bryan provided information on trends of both local and provincial demographics and cohorts and explained how these characteristics influence housing, transportation, and other aspects of urban design.  
 
MOTIONS
No. 325         Moved by Councillor Cunningham
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT this Council proceeds in Camera in order to address a matter pertaining to:
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;
checked advice that is subject to solicitor/client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose;
 
Items for Discussion:
 
a)Harbour Lease Agreement  b)   Real Estate Services Review
 
CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS - Nil
  
NOTICE OF MOTION
Councillor Gardhouse provided the following Notice of Motion:
 
THAT Council direct CAO Wingrove to arrange for Carolyn Kearns to facilitate a strategic planning session for Collingwood Town Council at her earliest convenience and that the said session be paid for at the CAO’s discretion from the approved 2011 administration budget.
 
COUNTY REPORT
Deputy Mayor Lloyd provided an update on County Council initiatives, including the recent passing of the Development Charges By-law, allowing for all terrain vehicles to have access and use of paved roads, and the upcoming facility tour being undertaken by County Council over the course of the summer.
 
Deputy Mayor Lloyd also noted that a motion has been passed deeming Site 41 as surplus, and that the County will eventually have one hauler to oversee garbage collection. The County is also undertaking a review of the Deputy Warden’s position and pay scale and the County has recently completed their Strategic Planning exercises.
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
Deputy Mayor Lloyd reminded Council and the public that there will be a press conference on Wednesday, July 13th at 11:00 a.m., with respect to the proposed wind farm development proposed in Clearview in the proximity of the Airport.
 
OTHER BUSINESS
CAO Wingrove provided an update and information on the public meeting regarding wind turbines. Ms. Wingrove noted that Mr. Charles Cormier has undertaken an analysis of the proposed location of the turbines and has raised some concerns with respect to this location, and will be speaking about these concerns and how they may affect the airport.   
 
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (6:35 pm)
 
** Councillor Hull and Councillor Gardhouse vacated their seats and did not participate in the subject votes or discussions on the in-camera matters.
 
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (6:59pm)
 
CARRIED
 
No. 326         Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                     Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Council herein authorize awarding the contract for Realtor Services as provided in RFP C2011-01 to Offord Realty Century 21, Agents Wayne Cornfield and Bill Thompson.
 
CARRIED
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
 
No. 327         Moved by Councillor Cunningham
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-092, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held July 11th, 2011 be enacted and passed this 11th day of July 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor West
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 7:00 p.m.
 
CARRIED
 
                                                     ______________________________
MAYOR
 
 
______________________________
CLERK
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