February 6, 2012 Council Minutes

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A meeting of Council was held Monday February 6, 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
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
Leo Longo, Municipal Solicitor
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 047         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for February 6th, 2012 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 Flowersfrom December 2011, which was noted in the minutes of January 30th, 2012, as he was absent from the previous meeting. Deputy Mayor Lloyd is a co-owner of Smarts Flowers. 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 048         Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutesof the Regular Meeting of Council held January 30th, 2012 be hereby approved, and the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held December 5th, 2011 be hereby amended.
 
CARRIED
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events 
DEPUTATION
  • Interested Citizen’s Petition re: Support for the Admiral Collingwood Hume Street Project
Former Mayors, Mr. Ron Emo and Mr. Terry Geddes, addressed Council to express support for the Admiral Collingwood Hume Street Project, and further acknowledged that a petition has been signed by numerous citizens during a recent rally that was organized to support moving this project forward.  Mr. Geddes also noted that the petition is continuing to receive numerous signatures following the rally.   Mayor Cooper requested that the petition be provided to the Clerk as soon as available.
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 049         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
South Georgian Bay Regional Housing Needs Study (p.14)(affordable housing presentation scheduled for next Council-Planning Meeting)
Receive for Information
 
CARRIED
 
A.1      Council noted that the South Georgian Bay Regional Housing Needs Study has been released, and will be coming forward to Council in March.
 
MOVE INTO COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE (Staff Reports/By-laws if deemed expedient)
           
STAFF REPORTS
P2012-05          Amending By-law Nos. 2012-019 and 2012-020, Amending the Town’s Heritage Conservation District Plan, Re: Admiral Collingwood Site, Admiral Collingwood Development Corporation (“ACDC”), Admiral’s Village Incorporated (“AVI”)
 
No. 050         Moved by Councillor Cunningham
Seconded by Councillor West
 

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
  •  
 
R. Lloyd  
  •  
 
Edwards
  •  
 
K. Lloyd    
  •  
 
Chadwick 
  •  
 
Hull  
  •  
 
West
  •  
 
Cunningham
  •  
 
Gardhouse
  •  
 
TOTAL
9
0
THAT Staff Report P2012-05 recommending that Council, if satisfied that amending the Collingwood Downtown Heritage Conservation District Plan 2008 is in the best interests of the community, should enact and pass By-law Nos. 2012-019 and 2012-020 to enable
 the development of the Admiral Collingwood site, be received.
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
No. 051         Moved by Councillor Cunningham
Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
  •  
 
R. Lloyd  
  •  
 
Edwards
  •  
 
K. Lloyd    
  •  
 
Chadwick 
  •  
 
Hull  
  •  
 
West
  •  
 
Cunningham
  •  
 
Gardhouse
  •  
 
TOTAL
9
0
THAT By-law 2012-019, being a by-law under the provision of Section 41.1 of the Ontario Heritage Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. O.18, as amendedbe enacted, and passed this 6th day of February, 2012(Admiral Collingwood Development Corporation)
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
No. 052         Moved by Councillor Cunningham
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
  •  
 
R. Lloyd  
  •  
 
Edwards
  •  
 
K. Lloyd    
  •  
 
Chadwick 
  •  
 
Hull  
  •  
 
West
  •  
 
Cunningham
  •  
 
Gardhouse
  •  
 
TOTAL
9
0
THAT By-law 2012-020, being a by-lawunder the provision of Section 41.1of the Ontario Heritage Act,R.S.O. 1990, c. O.18, as amendedbe enacted and passed this 6th day of February, 2012(Admiral’s Village Incorporated)
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
Council recessed at 6:25 pm
 
Council reconvened at 6:35 pm
 
 
 
 
PRC2012-02    Awarding of Tender of Framework for a Municipal Cultural Programming Investment Plan
No. 053         Moved by Councillor  Hull
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report PRC2012-02 to award the Framework for a Municipal Cultural Programming Investment Plan tender;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council award the Tender to Novita Interpares Limited for the tendered amount of $ 29,380 and authorize staff to sign all necessary documents to execute the contract.
 
CARRIED
 
Fire Hall Design and Site Presentation
  • Ron Martin, Deputy Chief Building Official and Project Manager, and Architect Michael McKnight provided a presentation to Council on the proposed Fire Hall to be located north-east of the intersection at High and Third Streets. 
The proposed structure is 18,000 square feet. Mr. McKnight outlined the floor plans of the building and noted the features of the station, including 8 bays, double length garage area and a training and fitness room.
 
Mr. McKnight and Mr. Martin addressed questions from Council including the possibility of incorporating an expansion if required, public art, location of stop lights and advance lighting, and next steps in the process.  
 
Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
 THAT Council waive the notice of motion requirement of the procedural by-law to consider approving the design concept proposed for the new Fire Hall.
 
CARRIED
 
Moved by Councillor West
Seconded Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Councilapproves the design concept of the proposed Fire Hall as presented.
 
CARRIED
           
MOTIONS
No. 054         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
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 personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;
checked the security of the property of the municipality or local board;
 
a) Budget related HR matters
b) Land Sale re: 160 Balsam Street, 7882/7888 Poplar Sideroad, 30 Mountain Road
 
CARRIED
 
COUNTY REPORT
  • The County of Simcoe has given the Town $25,000 toward the Ontario Winter Games. 
  • Council discussed the County dates designated to Christmas Tree Pick up noting that Public Works picked up numerous trees this year because of the early County pick-up date. It was noted that the Council recommendations have been forwarded to the County to change Collingwood’s tree pick-up schedule.   
OTHER BUSINESS
  • There will be an upcoming committee membership review for Councillors. 
  • CAO Wingrove requested that Council review the Pending List and note changes or questions on the list. 
  • There will be a public meeting with respect to the budget on Saturday, February 11, 2012. 
Council proceeded in camera as previously resolved (7:19 pm)
 
Moved by Councillor Cunningham
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (8:33pm)
 
CARRIED
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 055         Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-018, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the Special Meeting of Council held January 20th and 23rd, 2012, the Regular Meeting of Council held January 30th, 2012, and the Regular Meeting of Council held February 6th, 2012, be enacted and passed this 6th day of February, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
Moved by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 8:33 pm.
 
______________________________
MAYOR
 
______________________________
CLERK
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