September 19, 2011 Planning and Development Council Minutes

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A meeting of Council with regard to planning and development matters was held Monday, Septmber 19th, 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 (Regrets)
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer (Regrets)
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Services
Trent Elyea, Fire Chief (Regrets)
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 398           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council – Planning and Development Agenda for September 19th, 2011 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) – Nil
 
STAFF REPORTS
P2011-19         Part Lot Control Exemption By-law No. 2011-107 (9474, 9482 & 9484 Highway No. 26 East)
 
No. 399           Moved by Councillor Edwards
            Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Staff Report P2011-19, recommending that Council enact and pass Part Lot Control Exemption By-law No. 2011-107, be received.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 400           Moved by Councillor Edwards
            Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT By-law 2011-107, 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 19th day of September, 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
P2011-20         Part Lot Control Exemption By-law No. 2011-102 (Lakeside Point)
No. 401           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
            Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Staff Report P2011-20, recommending thatCouncil enact and pass Part Lot Control Exemption By-law No. 2011-102, be received.
 
          CARRIED
 
No. 402           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
            Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT By-law 2011-102, 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 19th day of September, 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
P2011-21         Extension of Draft Approval for the Trails of Collingwood (Helen Court Homes)  
                      Plan of Subdivision
No. 403           Moved by Councillor West
            Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Staff Report P2011-21, recommending thatCouncil grant an extension of one (1) year to the Draft Plan Approval for the Trails of Collingwood Plan of Subdivision (Helen Court Homes, be received.
 
CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS
No. 404           Moved by Councillor Hull
            Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT By-law 2011-104, authorizing the execution of a purchase and sale agreement for 110 Stanley Street, be enacted and passed this 19th day of September, 2011.
 
          CARRIED
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
  • Eden Oak Update, Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Servicesand Leo Longo, Municipal Solicitor
Mr. Leo Longo provided an update to Council and Staff with respect to the status of the Eden Oak Draft Plan of Subdivision appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board. Mr. Longo noted that the only appeal avenue which exists for Eden Oak is to appeal based on Council’s delay in making a decision on the application. Mr. Longo advised that Eden Oak has indicated that they also intend to appeal based on the zoning by-law amendment application and the board has set a date for a prehearing, being December 14, 2011, for both of these matters. Mr. Longo noted that Notice is to be provided for this further appeal and that a tentative hearing date is set for April 16, 2012 for a scheduled duration of two weeks.
 
No. 405         Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT this Council proceeds in Camera in order to address a matter pertaining to:
checkedlitigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board
 
Items for Discussion: a) Eden Oak Update
 
CARRIED
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Cost of Sprawl Presentation, Mark Bryan, Community Planner
Mark Bryan provided a presentation to Council and staff on the last portion of the Residential Policy Review. Mr. Bryan outlined the costs associated with low density development and noted a number of issues with continued low density development and sprawl, including many health and environmental problems. Mr. Bryan stated that more compact urban designs and higher density housing within particular communities can assist in preventing various health problems. Mr. Bryan ended with a number of conclusions, including that compact urban form can be less costly, is more efficient with respect to the provision and maintenance of infrastructure, and can also aid in preventing a number of health and environmental issues. Mr. Bryan advised Council on the next steps of the process which includes policy formation which will be coming forward in the upcoming months. 
  • Councillor Hull asked if an invitation could be extended to our School Board Trustees to provide an update to Council at an upcoming meeting. 
  • Council announced the upcoming Municipal Works Day taking place at the Curling Club on Tuesday, September 20, 2011. 
DEPUTATIONS - Nil
 
Council proceeded in camera as previously resolved at 5:40 pm.
 
Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (6:02 pm)
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:03 pm.
 
CARRIED
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MAYOR
 
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CLERK
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