August 15, 2011 Special Council Mintues

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A special meeting of Council was held Monday, August 15, 2011 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 5:00pm.
 
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 (Regrets)
Sara Almas, Clerk
Ed Houghton, Executive Director of Public Works (Regrets)
Larry Irwin, Director of Information Technology
Marta Proctor, Director of Leisure Services
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Services
                                            
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No.  357          Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Special meeting of Council Agenda and Addendum for August 15, 2011 be adopted as presented, and further removing the Cost of Sprawl presentation until the next scheduled planning meeting of Council.
 
            CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 358           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                      Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
 
General Consent Items
A.1
Collingwood Ace Cabs re: Business Licensing By-Law 2010-064, Schedule C – Taxi and Limousine Operations Special Conditions 12, (1) (f) (vi) – First Aid kits and Emergency Road kits
Received for information
A.2
County of Simcoe re: DRAFT County of Simcoe Trails Strategy Circulation for Municipal & Agency Comments (Full draft report available in Clerk’s Department)
Received for information
A.3
Petition for Bus Shelter to be installed at 440 Walnut Street
Received for information
A.4
Evanov Radio Group re: Request Support from Council for their application to the CRTC to establish a local radio station for the Nottawasaga Region
Direction Required
(Motion Prepared)
 
CARRIED
 
 A.1      Business Licensing By-law 2010-064, Schedule C  – Taxi and Limousine Operations Special Conditions 12, (1) (f) (vi) – First Aid kits and Emergency Road kits
 
No. 359           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council direct staff to undertake the necessary process to amend the business license by-law for Taxi Licensing.
 
CARRIED
 
A.2     County of Simcoe re: Draft County of Simcoe Trails Strategy Circulation for Municipal & Agency Comments
 
No. 360           Moved by Councillor Hull
                      Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council respectfully request an extension to the deadline for comments on the draft County strategy trails report until the appropriate committees and staff have an opportunity to review the document and report back to Council during the next regular scheduled meeting of September 12th, 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
A.3      Petition for Bus Shelter to be installed at 440 Walnut Street
 
No. 361           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council direct staff to include the following location on the Transit Shelter Request List for further review and recommendation by Staff to be presented at an upcoming Council meeting utilizing the approved shelter evaluation matrix guideline.
 
CARRIED
 
A.4      Evanov Radio Group re:Request Support from Council for their application to the CRTC to establish a local radio station for the Nottawasaga Region
 
No. 362           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
WHEREAS Council of the Town of Collingwood is supportive of the retention and attraction of all business within our Community;
 
WHEREAS Council further supports ways to enhance communications of local matters for our residents and visitors to the Town of Collingwood;
 
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council of the Town of Collingwood herein supports the application of Evanov Communications Inc. to establish a radio station further providing local content serving the Nottawasaga Region.  
 
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
 
P2011-18         Authorizing By-law for Easement Conveyance (Town File No. SDC-2004-06), Project Name: Blue Shores Phase 2
 
No. 363           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                      Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Staff Report 2011-18, recommending that Council enacts and passes an Authorization By-law to take a conveyance of an easement over a revised walkway location through Blue Shores Phase 2, be received.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 364           Moved by Councilor Gardhouse
                      Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-099,  being a by-law to authorize the execution of a revised walkway easement, be enacted and passed this 15th day of August, 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
 
P2011-17         Proposed Official Plan Amendment No. 22, Proposed Zoning By-law    Amendment   No. 2011-098, 10 Keith Avenue & 10126 Highway 26 East, Town File Nos: D084411 & D14411, Applicant: Town of Collingwood
 
No. 365           Moved by Councillor Hull
                      Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Staff Report P2011-17, recommending that Council adopt Official Plan Amendment No. 22 and enact and pass amending Zoning Bylaw No. 2011-098 be received;
 
AND THAT the Official Plan wording be amended to specifically prohibit the retail sale of alcoholic beverages and financial institutions.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 366           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-097, adopt Amendment No. 22 to the Official Plan of the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 15th day of August, 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 367           Moved by Councillor Hull
                      Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-098, being a by-law under the provision of Sections 24(2) and 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended, be enacted and passed this 15th day of August, 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
C2011-14     Habitat for Humanity Request for Waiving of New Building Fees / Charges / Financial Assistance
 
No. 368           Moved by Councillor Hull
                      Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Staff Report C2011-14, recommending that Council authorize the following guideline for responding to requests for financial assistance or the waiving of fees for attainable housing projects in the Town of Collingwood:
 
THAT Staff be directed to prepare a brief staff report for Council’s consideration outlining the attainable housing proposal and financial impact of providing the following relief:
 
i) When municipal land is donated for an attainable housing project, no further waiving of fees is offered;
 ii) When municipal land is not donated, then the municipality may consider offering the following relief:
 
Defer the following fees (through an agreement) until such time as the unit(s) are
no longer utilized as attainable housing:
      - Municipal Development Charges
      - Local Improvement / Special Area Charges

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
X
 
R. Lloyd
X
 
Edwards
X
 
K. Lloyd
X
 
Chadwick
X
 
Hull
X
 
West
X
 
Cunningham
X
 
Gardhouse
X
 
TOTAL
9
0
 
Waive the following fees (if applicable):
      - Water / Sewer Connection Fee
      - Hydro Connection Fee (Collus directive)
      - Entrance Permit
      - Parkland Dedication Fee
      - Committee of Adjustment Fees
 
Be approved
 
 
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
 No. 369           Moved by Councillor Hull
                      Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Council herein authorize the waiving/deferring of fees and charges (as noted in Staff Report C2011-14) applicable to the current Habitat for Humanity residential build located at 5th and High Streets.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
 
No. 370           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council authorize proceeding with the disposal of the Contact Centre (125 Napier Street)through realtor services and further direct staff to initiate an official plan and zoning by-law amendment to increase the density on the respective property.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 371           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
  Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council herein direct staff to advertise upcoming tree trimming and cutting in the town's website and newspaper page, listing potential reasons for trimming, and contact information if there are questions and that this notice be made twice during the season, and that a notice be placed in residential utility bills at the same time as the first notice.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 372           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Council authorize the provision of courtesy tickets for infractions of less than 20 minutes for individuals already having paid for parking.
 
          CARRIED
 
No. 373           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                      Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
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 personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board  employees;
 
Items for Discussion:
 
a) Review Offer of Purchase (South Servicing)  b) Library Update
 
CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS
 
No. 374           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-100, being a by-law to amend By-law 03-62 for the regulation of parking within the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 15th day of August, 2011. (Amend Parking By-law)
 
                      Moved by Councillor Chadwick
 Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-100, being a by-law to amend By-law 03-62 for the regulation of parking within the Town of Collingwood, be deferred until further comment is received from the BIA.
 
CARRIED
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Discussion / Direction re: Highway 26 MTO Renaming Process (Proposed Options: Champlain, Spirit Lake, and Veteran)
 
No. 375          Moved by Councillor Chadwick
 Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council direct staff to undertake a public consultation process prior to the next council meeting to solicit comments from the public on the proposed names for Highway 26 east or to propose alternative names for consideration by Council for September 12, 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
NOTICE OF MOTION
 
Councillor Lloyd provided the following Notice of Motion:
 
THAT Staff prepare an RFP with respect to the Collingwood Terminals and specifically stipulate that the terminals are heritage designated and must remain so through any proposal that may come forward.
 
Councillor Chadwick provided a Notice of Motion with respect to a policy for people who call for fires and accompanying insurance claims. Councillor Chadwick noted he will speak to the Fire Chief about this motion, and advise the Clerk accordingly.
 
OTHER BUSINESS
 
Councillor Hull requested that the Staff Report which is coming forward in the fall with respect to AMFAP Grants clarify the total dollar amounts to be allocated. It was further requested by Councillor Edwards that the report includes whether the Town should be continuing this funding program.
 
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (6:02 pm)
 
Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (6:35 pm)
 
CARRIED
 
No. 376           Moved by Councillor West
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-101, being a by-law to authorize the execution of a purchase and sale agreement for 105 Stanley Street, be enacted and passed this 15th day of August, 2011.
 
                    CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:36 pm.
 
CARRIED
 
 
 
 
                                                                 ______________________________
MAYOR
 
 
 
______________________________
CLERK
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