March 19, 2012 Planning and Development Council Minutes

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A meeting of Council with regard to planning and development matters was held Monday, March 19, 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
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 115         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the content of the Council – Planning and Development Agenda for March 19th, 2012 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) – Nil
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
PRC2012-05    Central Park Redevelopment Project – Final Report and Recommendations
 

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
  •  
 
R. Lloyd  
  •  
 
Edwards
  •  
 
K. Lloyd    
  •  
 
Chadwick 
  •  
 
Hull
  •  
 
West
  •  
 
Cunningham
  •  
 
Gardhouse
  •  
 
TOTAL
9
0
No. 116         Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Hull
THAT Council endorse, in principle, the recommended scenario for the redevelopment of Central Park;
 
AND FURTHER 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.
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
STAFF REPORTS
Affordable Housing Presentation
Mr. Mark Bryan, Community Planner, provided a detailed presentation to Council on Affordable Housing in Collingwood including the challenges and prospects.
 
Mr. Bryan and Ms. Farrer, Director of Planning Services, addressed questions from Council with respect to mixed uses, the role of County and Province, rental issues, mechanisms for outreaching to affordability, transportation, servicing and capacity, and encouraging renting in the Downtown.
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:06 pm.
 
CARRIED
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MAYOR
  
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CLERK
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