November 14, 2011 Council Minutes

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A meeting of Council was held Monday November 14, 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 (Regrets)
Councillor Lloyd
Councillor Chadwick
Councillor Hull
Councillor West
Councillor Cunningham
Councillor Gardhouse
 
Staff Present:            
Kimberly Wingrove, Chief Administrative Officer
Sara Almas, Clerk (Regrets)
Ed Houghton, Executive Director of Public Works (Regrets)
Larry Irwin, Director of Information Technology
Marta Proctor, Director of Leisure Services
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer (Regrets)
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Services
Trent Elyea, Fire Chief (Regrets)
Kay Blakely, Deputy Director of Finance
Tara Warder, Acting Deputy Clerk
                                            
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 479         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for November 14th, 2011 be adopted as     presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Deputy Mayor Lloyd declared a pecuniary interest with the Supplementary Accounts Payable voucher pertaining to Smarts Flowers, as he is a co-owner.
 ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 480         Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                    Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held November 7th, 2011, be 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 –Nil
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 481         Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                    Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received. 

 

General Consent Items
A.1
MPAC re: Property Assessment Notices
Receive for Information
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
B2011-03       A-frame Signs
No. 482         Moved by Councillor Hull
                    Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report B2011-03, pertaining to a review of the permitted locations of A frame signage.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 483         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                    Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of October, 2011 in the amount of $5,198,531.92 be approved as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 484         Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                    Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the Supplementary Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of October, 2011 in the amount of $1067.00 (Arts and Culture, Parks)to Smarts Flowers be approved as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
** Deputy Mayor Lloyd removed himself from the table and did not participate in the vote or discussion on the above noted matter with respect to his previously declared conflict.
 
BY-LAWS

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
  •  
 
R. Lloyd
  •  
 
Edwards  (absent)
 
 
K. Lloyd
  •  
 
Chadwick
  •  
 
Hull
  •  
 
West
  •  
 
Cunningham
  •  
 
Gardhouse
  •  
 
TOTAL
8
0
No. 485         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                    Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-122, being a by-law to reduce the Library Board Membership, be enacted and passed this 14th day of November, 2011.
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NOTICE OF MOTION
Councillor Lloyd provided the following notice of a motion to be considered at the next meeting of Council:
 
THAT Council requests Staff and the Heritage District Advisory Committee to conduct a comprehensive re-evaluation of the Heritage By-law 2009-020 to determine if the guidelines are contemporary with the changing dynamics affecting both municipal growth and the future economic prosperity of the Heritage District and further, that they present their recommendations to Council by February 15, 2012;
 
AND THAT in conjunction, and with the same objective, Staff and the Heritage District Advisory Committee review the existing boundary;
 
AND FURTHER THAT the guidelines and boundary be reviewed and a recommendation be presented to Council within 3 months of every new term.
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
  • CAO Wingrove updated Council on the Raglan Street Local Improvement Project, noting that the work has been substantially completed on Hume Street, and it is anticipated that the service installation on Raglan Street will be completed by December. 
STAFF REPORTS
PRC2011-16    Central Park – Recommended Development Scenario Update
A detailed presentation on the progress and scenario recommendations for the proposed Central Park Redevelopment Project was presented to Council by Ms. Claire Tucker and Mr. Brian Saunderson, Co-Chairs of the Central Park Steering Committee.
 
No. 486         Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council receives for information an update on the Central Park Concept   Development project as outlined in Staff Report PRC2011-16.
 
CARRIED
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Mayor Cooper provided information on an Active Transportation workshop with speaker Dan Burden, being held November 22th 2011 at the Leisure Time Club.
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 487         Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                    Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-123, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held November 14th, 2011 be enacted and passed this 14th day of November, 2011.  
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
Moved by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:04 pm.
 
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MAYOR
 
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CLERK
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