September 26, 2011 Council Minutes

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A meeting of Council was held Monday, September 26, 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 (Regrets)
Councillor Chadwick (Regrets)
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
Marta Proctor, Director of Leisure Services
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Services
Trent Elyea, Fire Chief (Regrets)
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 406           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for September 26th, 2011 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
                       
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 407           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                      Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes for the Regular Meeting of Council held September 12, 2011 and the Planning and Development meeting of Council held September 19th, 2011be 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. 
DEPUTATION
  • Request a Council Resolution to Support Ontario Heritage Trust Application
Carolynn Wilson, President of the Old Durham Road Pioneer Cemetery Committee, accompanied by Shirley Hartley, provided information to Council on the Underground Railroad quilt that was stitched by Ms. Hartley.  The Committee requests a resolution from Council supporting their application to the Ontario Heritage Trust to recognize Ms. Hartley for her work in making this educational and cultural piece. 
  
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 408           Moved by Councillor West
                      Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.  
General Consent Items
A.1
Ministry of the Environment re: Drinking Water Quality Management Standard
Received for information
A.2
Resolution from the Town of Petrolia re: Tree replacement in the Town of Goderich
Direction Required
A.3
County of Grey re: Official Plan Amendment #110
Received for information
A.4
Request for Motion of Council re: Council give support to Shirley Hartley and her Underground Railroad Quilt to the Ontario Heritage Trust for Heritage recognition
Direction Required
A.5
DigNorth re: Call before you dig program
Received for information
 
CARRIED
 
A.2       Resolution from the Town of Petrolia re: Tree replacement in the Town of Goderich
 
No. 409           Moved by Councillor West
                      Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
WHEREAS the Town of Collingwood has received correspondence from the Town of Petrolia asking municipalities across Ontario to consider a donation to the Town of Goderich;
 
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council further provide a donation of $100.00 to the Town of Goderich to assist in the recent tornado disaster relief efforts.
 
CARRIED
 
A.4     Request for Motion of Council re: Council giving support to Shirley Hartley and her   
          Underground Railroad Quilt to the Ontario Heritage Trust for Heritage recognition
 
No. 410           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
  •  
 
R. Lloyd  
  •  
 
Edwards
  •  
 
K. Lloyd     (absent)
 
 
Chadwick  (absent)
 
 
Hull
  •  
 
West
  •  
 
Cunningham
  •  
 
Gardhouse
  •  
 
TOTAL
7
0
                      Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT Council supports the Old Durham Road Pioneer Cemetery Committee’s submission to
the Ontario Heritage Trust Heritage Community Program, requesting recognition of Shirley Hartley of Collingwood and her Underground Railroad Quilt.
 
                        CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS - nil
 
STAFF REPORTS
PW2011-17     2011 Bus Shelter Locations
No. 411           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                      Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Staff Report PW2011-17, recommending that three bus shelter locations recommended by staff, be approved.
 
CARRIED
 
PW2011-21     2087928 Ontario Inc., aka Tanglewood at Cranberry Trail, (Sierra Homes) Inc, Block 10B and Cranberry Trail East Extension, Pre-Servicing Agreement (Subdivision and Site Plan), Eng. File No. DC 2009-10
No. 412           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                     Seconded by Councillor West
 
RECOMMENDING THAT Council receives Staff Report No. PW2011-21 for background information purposes,
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council gives the authority to the Mayor and the Clerk of the Town of Collingwood to affix their signature to the Agreement by passing the attached “Authorizing By-law”.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 413           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                      Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-108,  Being a by-law to authorize the execution of a subdivision Pre-Servicing Agreement between 2087928 Ontario inc. aka Tanglewood at Cranberry Trail, Collingwood Public Utilities Services Board, Collus Power Corp., and the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 26th day of September, 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
PRC2011-14    Natural Ice Rink report & policy
No. 414           Moved by Councillor Hull
                      Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Staff Report PRC2011-14, recommending a pilot project to install and operate 2 Natural Ice Rinks (NIR’s) for the 2011/12 Winter Season, be approved.
 
CARRIED
 
T2011-10         Multi-Year Budgeting
No. 415           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Staff Report T2011-10 be received, and that Council herein approve the Multi-year Budget Policy, as attached.
 
CARRIED
 
T2011-11         Financial Policy Review
No. 416           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Staff Report T2011-11 be received, and the policy amendment pertaining to the project management surcharge be approved as recommended therein.
 
CARRIED
 
T2011-12         Financial Support to External Organizations
No. 417           Moved by Councillor Hull
                      Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report T2011-12, Financial Support to External Organizations;
 
AND THAT Council approve the continuation of the Annual Municipal Financial Assistance Program (AMFAP) to be renamed the “Community Recreation and Culture Grants Program”;
 
AND THAT Council approve the “In-kind Support Policy”, recommended therein;
 
AND THAT Council approve the continuation with the Council Grant Program and direct staff to report back on the application process and assessment criteria.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 418           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of August, 2011 in the amount of $3,837,231.32 be approved as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 419           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 by the municipality or local board;
 
Items for Discussion a) Review Contact Centre Offer
 
CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS
No. 420           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-109, being a by-law to repeal Schedule “F” of Business Licensing By-law No. 2010-64 that pertains to the licensing and regulating of Snowplough Operators, be enacted and passed this 26th day of September, 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
NOTICE OF MOTION - Nil
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
  • Consent Item from the regular meeting of Council, held on September 12th, 2011 – Item deferred until comments received from Public Works 

 

A.7
BIA Board of Management re: Installation of Sesquicentennial Panels in the Downtown
Direction Required
 
No. 421           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Council supports the BIA’s proposal to temporarily install the Town’s historic Sesquicentennial Panels in Downtown Collingwood as an alternative to the original proposed location at the planned civic square, to promote Collingwood’s downtown and history.
 
CARRIED
  • Mayor Cooper noted that the Staff Report & By-law with respect to Taxi Licensing Amendments will be coming forward October 3rd, 2011.
 
OTHER BUSINESS - Nil
 
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (5:58pm)
 
Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (6:29 pm)
 
CARRIED
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 422           Moved by Councillor West
  Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-110, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the Planning and Development Meeting held September 19th, 2011 and the Regular Meeting of Council held September 26th, 2011 be enacted and passed this 26th day of September 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
                        Moved by Councillor Hull
                   
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:31 pm.
  
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MAYOR
 
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CLERK
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