October 31, 2011 Regular Meeting of Council Agenda

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A meeting of Council will be held Monday October 31, 2011 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 5:00pm.
 
ORDER OF BUSINESS
 
1. CALL OF COUNCIL TO ORDER
 
2. ADOPTION OF AGENDA
  • RECOMMENDING THAT the content of the Council Agenda for October 31st, 2011 be adopted as presented.
3. DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
 
4. a) ADOPTION OF MINUTES, for the Planning and Development Meeting of Council held October 17th, 2011 and the Regular Meeting of Council held October 24th, 2011 (errors & omissions)
    b) BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES
 
5. COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
6. DEPUTATION
  • 15th Anniversary Celebration, Handicap Accessibility, and Promotion of Health and Recovery Program -Ron MacRae, Taoist Tai Chi Society of Canada and Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism
7. MOVE INTO COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE (Staff Reports/By-laws if deemed expedient)           
 
8. REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
  • THAT the Downtown Collingwood BIA Board of Management Minutes of September 28th, 2011 be hereby received 
  • THAT the Heritage Committee minutes of October 11, 2011 be hereby received and the recommendations contained therein be approved:
Recommendation:
I)          THAT Council adhere to the Heritage District By-law which stipulates “that the determined height must reflect the traditional composition of two or three storey building” in the heritage district.
  • THAT the Heritage Committee minutes of September 15, 2011 be hereby received and the recommendations contained therein be approved:
Recommendation:
I)          THAT Council proceed with the Notice of Intent to Designate under Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act the property located at 297 Pine Street and 402 Maple Street.
 
II)         THAT Council approve the following Heritage Permits:
Permit #
Location
Type
522-2011
222 Ste. Marie Street
Replace roof shingles
549-2011
31 Simcoe Street
Restore Masonry – Heritage Grant Recipient
570-2011
54 Third Street
Replace roof shingles
575-2011
291 Third Street
Replace dormer window, paint front porch posts & railings - Heritage Grant Recipient
607-2011
73 Fourth Street East
Fence
612-2011
74-76 Ontario Street
Replace roof shingles
675-2011
173 Ste. Marie Street
Replace fascia boards, patch stone foundation - Heritage grant recipient
676-2011
32 Elgin Street
Masonry Repair – Heritage Grant recipient
680-2011
36 Ninth Street
Paint trim
 
 
 
 
           
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9. STAFF REPORTS
 
C2011-18        Naming Policy Review
 
RECOMMENDING THAT Council receive Staff Report C2011-18, and adopt the Naming Policy as attached.
 
T2011-13         By-law to Authorize the Assessment Review Board to Exercise Council’s
                      Functions Under Section 357 of the Municipal Act, 2001.
 
RECOMMENDING THAT By-law 2011-118 be enacted allowing the Assessment Review Board (ARB) to exercise the powers and functions of Council under subsections (1) and (5) with respect to applications made under Section 357(1) of The Municipal Act, 2001
 
THAT By-law 2011-118, being a by-law to delegate to the assessment review board the authority to hear and decide cancellation, reduction, refund of taxes applications under section 357 of the Municipal Act, 2001 be enacted and passed this 31st day of October, 2011.
 
10. MOTIONS
  • THAT the Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of September, 2011 in the amount of $10,298,194.87 be approved as presented. 
  • THAT the Supplementary Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of September, 2011 in the amount of $231.65 (Human Resources, Library) to Smarts Flowers be approved as presented. 
  • WHEREAS Council is desirous of minimizing the tax impact on the residents of Collingwood;
AND WHEREAS Council acknowledges that services, service levels, programs and program levels will require critical evaluation;
NOW THEREFORE Council directs staff to develop a draft 2012 budget that represents the ‘status quo’ in terms of services, service levels, programs and program levels;
AND FURTHER THAT staff provide Council with various options that will result in a 5% overall decrease in taxes for the average assessment of $242,000 (Motion provided by Councillor Chadwick)
 
11. BY-LAWS
 
12. NOTICE OF MOTION
 
13. OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
  • Review of the process for removing a property from the Heritage District (direction required as per request from Admiral Collingwood to remove property from the Heritage District, from meeting of October 17, 2011 – memo attached)
  • Update re: Rail Disposal Process
14. OTHER BUSINESS
 
15. CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
  • THAT By-law No. 2011-119, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held October 31st, 2011 be enacted and passed this 31st day of October, 2011.
16. ADJOURNMENT
No. of Pages: 
3pages
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