January 23, 2012 Council Minutes

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A meeting of Council was held Monday January 23, 2012 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 - Regrets
Councillor West
Councillor Cunningham
Councillor Gardhouse
 
Staff Present:            
Kimberly Wingrove, Chief Administrative Officer
Sara Almas, Clerk
Ed Houghton, Executive Director of Public Works
Larry Irwin, Director of Information Technology
Marta Proctor, Director of Leisure Services - Regrets
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Services - Regrets
Trent Elyea, Fire Chief -Regrets
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 027         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for January 23rd, 2012 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
                       
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 028         Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes for the regular meeting of Council held January 9th, 2012, the Special Meeting of Council held January 13th, 2012, the Special Meeting of Council held January 16th, 2012, and the Planning and Development Meeting of Council held January 16th, 2012, be hereby approved.
 
CARRIED
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events.
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 029         Moved by Councillor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
 

 

General Consent Items
A.1
Crime Stoppers for Simcoe, Dufferin, Muskoka re: Request to proclaim the month of January as “Crime Stoppers Month”
Receive for Information
A.2
Municipality of Clarington re: Request for support of resolution No. GPA-720-11 Provincial regulations regarding commercial fill operations
Receive for Information
A.3
Municipality of Clarington re: Request for support of resolution No. GPA-719-11 Special Provincial funding to cover municipal deficits
Receive for Information
A.4
Collingwood Downtown BIA letter re: Collingwood Ice Sculpture Festival
Receive for Information
A.5
Canadian Cancer Society re: Request to proclaim the month of April as “Daffodil Month”
Receive for Information
A.6
County of Huron re: Request for support of resolution from the Low Frequency Noise Committee
Receive for Information
 
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
CAO2012-01   Sale of Collingwood Utility Services Corp. shares to Powerstream Inc.
No. 030         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report CA02012-01, and enact By-law 2012-011 to execute the agreements with respect to the sale of 50% of the shares of the Collingwood Utility Services Corp to Powerstream Inc.
 
CARRIED
 

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
  •  
 
R. Lloyd  
  •  
 
Edwards
  •  
 
K. Lloyd    
  •  
 
Chadwick 
  •  
 
Hull   (absent)
 
 
West
  •  
 
Cunningham
  •  
 
Gardhouse
  •  
 
TOTAL
8
0
No. 031         Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law 2012-011, being a by-law to authorize the entering into and execution of a Share Purchase Agreement respecting the sale of the shares of the Town of Collingwood (the “Town”) in Collingwood Utility Services Corp. (“CUS”) to Powerstream Inc., a Shareholders Agreement in respect of CUS and related matters.
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
  •  
 
R. Lloyd  
  •  
 
Edwards
  •  
 
K. Lloyd    
  •  
 
Chadwick 
  •  
 
Hull   (absent)
 
 
West
  •  
 
Cunningham
  •  
 
Gardhouse
  •  
 
TOTAL
8
0
C2012-01        Animal Control Services
No. 032         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report C2012-01, recommending the adoption of the new animal control by-law, and authorize the execution of a new operating “Poundkeeper” agreement with the Georgian Triangle Humane Society;
 
AND FURTHER That Council consider the respective by-laws at the next regular Council meeting scheduled on January 30th, 2012.
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
 
 
 
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • There will be a Budget Meeting held February 11, 2012 at 9:00 am. The public is invited to speak at 10:30 am.
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 033         Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT By-law No. 2012-012, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the Special Meeting of Council held January 13th, 2012, the Planning and Development Meeting of Council held January 16th, 2012, the Special Meeting of Council held January 16th, 2012, and the Regular Meeting of Council held January 23rd, 2012, be enacted and passed this 23rd day of January, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:15 pm.  
 
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MAYOR
 
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CLERK
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