March 19, 2012 Special Meeting of Council Minutes

A Special Meeting of Council was held Monday, March 19, 2012 at 6:06pm in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing immediately following the Council Planning and Development Meeting.
 
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. 117         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Special Meeting of Council Agenda for March 19, 2012 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Councillor Gardhouse declared a pecuniary interest with respect to the 160 Balsam Street Offer as he is providing realtor services on behalf of a potential purchaser and therefore he will be removing himself from the discussion and any vote on this matter.
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 118         Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the following recommendation contained within the Parks, Recreation, and Culture Committee minutes of January 18, 2012be hereby approved:
Recommendation:
i) THAT
the Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee endorses the Trails Committee request to have the Trails Committee pursue to trademark the phrase “Collingwood, Trail Capital of Ontario”.
 
DEFERRED (referred to Staff and Committee)
 
STAFF REPORTS
Strategic Priorities Presentation
CAO Kim Wingrove reviewed the strategic priority setting process and outcomes that have been identified over the past 4 months.  Council further commented on the recommendations and interest in pursuing a phased approach for the organizational review process.   Council agreed to review the final report and provide direction at the next Council meeting on undertaking a core service and service level review, investigating the delivery of economic development and tourism services, and proceed with Recreation, Arts and Culture initiatives.
 
T2012-04   Building Code Act Annual Fee Report 2011
 
No. 119         Moved by Councillor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Council receives Staff Report T2012-04, and the attached “Building Department – Annual Fee Report 2011” for information.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
 
No. 120         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Council declare the south parcel of 7882/7888 Poplar Side Road as surplus to the needs of the municipality and authorize the sale of the subject property.
 
CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS
 
No. 121         Moved by Councillor Cunningham
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
THAT By-law 2012-038, being a by-lawto authorize the sale of land through the execution of a Purchase and Sale Agreement, be enacted and passed this 19th day of March, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
NOTICE OF MOTIONS - Nil
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor West
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 7:10pm.
 
CARRIED
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MAYOR
 
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CLERK
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