March 5, 2012 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday, March 5th, 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 - Regrets
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 - Regrets
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 085         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for March 5th, 2012 be adopted as amended:
  • remove/withdraw motion re: Eden Oak (McNabb) Subdivision (Notice provided by Councillor Chadwick at meeting held February 27th, 2012).
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
                       
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 086         Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes for the Special Meeting of Council held January 20and 23, 2012, the Special Meeting of Council held February 11th, 2012, and the Regular Meeting of Council held February 27, 2012, 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
  • Increasing the area in front of the Cenotaph at the Museum Park
Ken Templeman, from the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 63 addressed Council, about the possibility of constructing a platform area at the Cenotaph. The platform will provide a flat, safe area during services and ceremonies for seating, etc., and it is hoped that it will be wheelchair accessible. Mr. Templeman requested that the Town partner with the Legion on this potential project, and further noted that he hoped the project could be completed before November 11th, 2012.
 
Mayor Cooper noted that the topic will be forwarded to Department Heads for review and further discussed during the budget meeting.
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 087         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the Collingwood Downtown Board of Management BIA minutes of December 22, 2011and the Airport Service Board Minutes of January 12, 2012 be hereby received.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 088         Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the Heritage Committee minutes of February 16, 2012be hereby received and the recommendations contained therein be approved:
Recommendation:
i) THAT
the Heritage Committee endorses the attached 2012 Heritage Grant Applications and recommends that Council funds the applications as presented, subject to budget approval, for a total $30,015.00.
 
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
PRC2012-05    Central Park Redevelopment Project – Final Report and Recommendations
No. 089         Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council endorse the recommended scenario for the redevelopment of Central Park.
 
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council defer the endorsement of the recommended scenario for the redevelopment of Central Park until Monday, March 19th, 2012.
 
CARRIED

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
  •  
 
R. Lloyd  
  •  
 
Edwards
  •  
 
K. Lloyd    
  •  
 
Chadwick 
  •  
 
Hull
  •  
 
West
  •  
 
Cunningham
  •  
 
Gardhouse
  •  
 
TOTAL
9
0
 
No. 090         Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council approve the development of a Funding Strategy with recommendations to be presented within 6 months;
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
No. 091         Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council authorize Town Staff to develop actions and timelines for all other recommendations as outlined in the Steering Committee final report to be presented within 6 months.
 
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council defer authorizing Town Staff to develop actions and timelines for all other recommendations as outlined in the Steering Committee final report, until Monday, March 19, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 092         Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT this Council proceeds in Camera in order to address a matter pertaining to:
checked personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;
a) Elvis Festival Municipal Services Board Membership Application Review
 
CARRIED
 
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Council hereby waive the notice requirements of the Procedural By-law to consider a motion to move In-Camera for the Water Supply Update.
 
CARRIED
 
Moved Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Cunningham  
 
THAT this Council proceeds in Camera in order to address a matter pertaining to:
checked security of the property of the municipality or local board;
checked litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board;
a) Water Supply Update
 
CARRIED
 
COUNTY REPORT
  • Deputy Mayor Lloyd provided the County Report to Council, noting that the County’s development charges increased by 4.3% , effective January 1st. Deputy Mayor Lloyd further noted that Simcoe County is 2nd place in waste diversion across 223 municipalities in Ontario, with a 58% diversion rate in 2010.
NOTICE OF MOTION
Councillor Chadwick provided the general intent of the following notice of motion to be considered at the meeting of Council scheduled for March 12, 2012:
 
THAT Council ensure that the appointment process is consistent for all Boards and therein amend Procedural By-law 2006-120 as may be required.
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • The Pending List review was postponed until the meeting on March 12th, 2012. 
  • Council Direction on NVCA Staff Report re: Conservation Authorities Act, Member Weighted Vote Amendment 
No. 093         Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council not support the recommendation contained in the NVCA Staff Report with respect to the Conservation Authorities Act, and their proposed Member Weighted Vote Amendment.
 
CARRIED       
 
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (6:54 pm)
 
Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (8:01 pm)
 
CARRIED
 
No. 094         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law 2012-030, being a by-law to establish a Collingwood Elvis Festival Municipal Services Board for the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 5th day of March, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 095         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT By-law 2012-031, being a by-law to appoint members to the Collingwood Elvis Festival Municipal Services Board, be enacted and passed this 5th day of March, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 096         Moved by Councillor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT By-law No. 2011-032, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held March 5th, 2012 be enacted and passed this 5th day of March, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 8:03 pm.
 
CARRIED
 
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MAYOR
 
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CLERK
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