December 19, 2011 Special Meeting of Council Minutes

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A Special Meeting of Council was held Monday, December 19, 2011 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood immediately following the Council Planning and Development Meeting scheduled 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
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
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Services
Trent Elyea, Fire Chief
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 529         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Special Meeting of Council Agenda for December 19, 2011 be adopted as amended:           
  • Additional presentation by M.P. Dr. Kellie Leitch. 
                        CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Deputy Mayor Lloyd will be declaring a pecuniary interest with regard to the Supplementary Accounts Payable Revenue Voucher, as he is a partner in the ownership of Smart’s Flowers. 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 530         Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held December 5th, 2011, be hereby approved.
 
CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES - Nil
  
Consent AGENDA
No. 531           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                        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 Citizenship and Immigration re: Nominations for the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers
Receive for Information
A.2
Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration re: Nominations for the 2012 Volunteer Service Award
Receive for Information
A.3
Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority re: Highlights of the NVCA Board of Directors Meetings #15/11 – November 25, 2011
Receive for Information
A.4
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing re: Notice to ROMA/OGRA 2012 Conference Delegates
Receive for Information
A.5
County of Simcoe re: Request for Support for the Resolution in Respect to Increasing the Raw Food Per Diem Rate for Long Term Care Facilities
Direction Required
A.6
Association of Canadian Distillers re: Request for Written Support for Funded Canadian Whisky Initiative
Direction Required
A.7
2012 Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority Draft Budget and Municipal Levy Circulation Notice.
Receive for Information
 
CARRIED
 
A.5      County of Simcoe re: Request for Support for the Resolution in Respect to Increasing the Raw Food Per Diem Rate for Long Term Care Facilities
 
No. 532         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council supports the County of Simcoe’s resolution to request the Minister of Health and Long Term Care to increase the raw food per diem rate for long term care facilities to a level that is more reasonable and reflective of the current economy;
 
AND FURTHER That this resolution be forwarded to the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care for their review and consideration.
 
CARRIED
 
A.6      Association of Canadian Distillers re: Request for Written Support for Funded Canadian Whisky Initiative
 
No. 533         Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
WHEREAS Council of the Town of Collingwood is supportive of job creation and retention within the community;
 
AND WHEREAS Council further supports the promotion of our tourism industry;
 
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED That Council of the Town of Collingwood herein endorses the application of Sprits Canada for a funded Canadian Whisky Initiative through Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
 
CARRIED
 
A.1      Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration re: Nominations for the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers
 
The Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration is calling for nominations for the Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers. It was suggested that the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Committee consider this project next year.
 
STAFF REPORTS
 
CPU2011-02    Local Improvement Long Point Road Madeline Drive and Lindsay Lane
No. 534         Moved by Councillor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council receives the attached petition requesting consideration for the provision of water services through a local improvement project for Long Point Road, Madeline Drive and Lindsay Lane based on a connection to the Town of Blue Mountains water system at an estimated cost of $30,000 per lot;
 
AND THAT Council includes the local improvement project for Long Point Road, Madeline Drive and Lindsay Lane in the 2012 budget at the projected budgetary estimate of $1,000,000.00.
 
CARRIED
 
T2011-17       Fees & Services Charges for the 2012 Calendar Year
No. 535         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report T2011-17, recommending changes to Municipal fees and charges and consider enacting the respective By-laws to take effect January 1, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 536         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT By-law 2011-133, being a by-law to adopt water and wastewater rates for 2012, be enacted and passed this 19th day of December, 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 537         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Counclilor Chadwck
 
THAT By-law 2011-134, being a by-law to amend By-law No. 2009-124, a by-law to adopt fees and service charges,be enacted and passed this 19th day of December, 2011.
 
CARRIED
           
DEPUTATIONS
  • M.P. Dr. Kellie Leitch made a presentation to Council at this time, and outlined the accomplishments she has been a part of since being elected, including new job creation, training and employment programs for older workers, the Fiscal Plan, numerous tax credits, and rebuilding the Royal Canadian Navy. Upcoming Prebudget Consultations will be taking place in January. Details of these meetings will be provided at a later date by Dr. Leitch’s office.
MOTIONS
No. 538         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of November, 2011 in the amount of $1,762,734.00 be approved as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 539         Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the Supplementary Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of November, 2011 in the amount of $265.54 to Smarts Flowers be approved as presented. (Economic Development, Library, Parks)
 
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.
 
No. 540         Moved by Councillor Cunningham
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council approve the 2012 Council Meeting Calendar pending further review of the Procedural By-law in 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 541         Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
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;
checked Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board;
checked advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose;
checked labour relations or employee negotiations.
 Items for Discussion:
 
a) 104&106 Stephens St., 17, 19, and 21 Newbourne St, and 42 and 104 Findlay Drive
b) Update on OMB Matters - Eden Oak and Madeline Drive
c) Solicitor Communication re: Admiral Developments
d) Litigation Update
e) CUPE Negotiation Update
 
CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS
No. 542         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law 2011-135, being a by-law toauthorize the sale of land through the execution of a Purchase and Sale Agreementbe enacted and passed this 19th day of December, 2011.
 
CARRIED
 
NOTICE OF MOTIONS- Nil
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
  • The Central Park Steering Committee will be bringing forward options on how to proceed with the Central Park project in the new year. The feedback and participation during the Open House was encouraging and well attended.
OTHER BUSINESS - Nil
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (6:55 pm)
 
Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (8:19 pm)
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 8:20 pm.
 
CARRIED
 
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MAYOR
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CLERK
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