May 14, 2012 Council Minutes

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A meeting of Council was held Monday May 14, 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:                       
Ed Houghton, Acting Chief Administrative Officer
Sara Almas, Clerk
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. 211         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for May 14th, 2012 be adopted as amended:
-       Additional resolution from the Heritage Committee Minutes of April 19th, 2012.
-       Withdraw the motion re: Central Park Redevelopment
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Councillor Hull declared a pecuniary interest with respect to the sale of 7888 Poplar Sideroad as he is the agent of a potential purchaser.
PUBLIC MEETING
Proposed Zoning By-Law Amendment and Proposed Plan of Condominium
  • Mayor Cooper welcomed those in attendance and introduced the Public Meeting format.
  • Clerk Sara Almas confirmed that notice has been provided with respect to the planning applications being heard this evening, in accordance with the Planning Act. Notice was provided April 20, 2012 in the Enterprise Bulletin.
  • Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning, introduced Mr. Mark Bryan, Community Planner, who outlined the applications.
 
The proposed Zoning By-law Amendment and proposed Plan of Condominium, (Town File Nos. D14112 and D07112), pertain to lands located on the south side of the extension of Cranberry Trail East, to the west of the existing Tanglewood at Cranberry residential development and are legally described as Part of Block 10 of Draft Approved Plan of Subdivision 43T-94016 Town of Collingwood, County of Simcoe.  The lands arepresently designated in the Town of Collingwood Official Plan as Residential – Special Residential Density A and are presently zoned in the Town of Collingwood Zoning By-law No. 2010-40, as amended, as Residential Third Density Exception Thirty-Two (R3-32).
 
The purpose and effectof the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is to rezone the subject land from the R3-32 zone to a Residential Third Density Exception (R3-E) zone in order to permit the property to be divided into 26 freehold townhome lots accessed by a private condominium road while maintaining compliance with the provisions of the zoning by-law as if the parcels continued to comprise one lot.  The plan of condominium is for a common elements condominium consisting of the private driveway for the development and landscaping and parking areas to be held by the Corporation.
 
Miriam Vasni reiterated the information presented by the Planning Department.
 
Mayor Cooper called for comments from the public. There were no public comments on the matter.Staff addressed comments and questions from Council
 
The public meeting closed at 5:22 pm.
 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 212         Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes for the Regular Meeting of Council held May 7th, 2012 be hereby approved. 
 
CARRIED
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events.
  • Karen Cubitt, Manager of Culture and Events, spoke to Council on the launching of the 2012 Community Activity Guide. The guide will be delivered to residents this week and provides information on recreational opportunities, clubs, special events, trail maps, and local businesses. There will be two more editions in 2013. 
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 213         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
Town of Tillsonburg re: Resolution petitioning the province to increase provincial payment-in-lieu of taxes
Receive for Information
A.2
Greenland Consulting Engineers Media Release re:  Award of Excellence from Consulting Engineers of Ontario
Receive for Information
 
CARRIED
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 214         Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the Special Heritage Committee minutes of April 26th, 2012 and the Downtown Collingwood BIA Board of Management minutes of April 25th, 2012be hereby received.
 
CARRIED
 
** Council requested the following motions contained in the April 18, 2012 Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Board minutes be severed and voted on separately. 
 
No. 215a       Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Board minutes of April 18th, 2012 be hereby received.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 215b       Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the recommendation contained within the Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee minutes of April 18th, 2012, recommending Council move forward with the Pine Street Market Square pilot project be deferred until May 28th, 2012.  
 
CARRIED
 
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT Council amend the recommendation of the Parks, Recreation and Culture Committee to specify that no further Parks, Recreation and Culture Funds be expended on temporary dog parks during the summer of 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 216         Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the Parks, Recreation and Culture Committee feels that the Town has an existing dog park and recommends that funds be expended on planning and construction of needed parking and improvements on the Poplar Sideroad site.
 
AND THAT the Committee recommends that no further Parks, Recreation and Culture funds be expended on temporary dog parks during the summer of 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 217         Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the Heritage Committee Minutes of April 19th, 2012be hereby received and the recommendations contained herein be approved:
Recommendations
i)     THATthe below identified Heritage Permits be forwarded to Council for approval:
 
Permit #
Location
Type
86-2012
297 Pine Street
Restoring windows – 2012 Grant Recipient
93-2012
65 Simcoe Street
Increase window opening size
100-2012
297 Pine Street
Heritage Paint
121-2012
60 Hurontario Street
New reproduction wood windows & masonry repair – 2012 Grant Recipient
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ii)    THAT the Heritage Advisory Committee accepts the owners request and recommends that 600 Sixth Street be added to the Municipal Register of Cultural Heritage Properties.
 
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
P2012-12         Authorizing By-law to Execute a Site Plan Control Agreement, (Town File No. D11511), Project Name: Commercial Building, Civic Address: 10114 Highway No. 26 East
 
No. 218         Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report P2012-12 be received, recommending Council enacts and passes an Authorization By-law to execute a Site Plan Control Agreement for a commercial building development at 10114 Highway No. 26 East.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 219         Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law 2012-063, being a by-law to authorize the execution of a site plan control agreement between 2202398 Ontario Inc., the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, COLLUS Power Corp., and Collingwood Public Utilities Service Board,be enacted and passed this 14th day of May, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
PRC2012-10    JJ Cooper Park – Shade Sails
No. 220         Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Staff Report PRC2012-10, recommendingCouncil accepts the quoted price of $27,900.00 plus applicable taxes from Avoca Shade Systems for the supply and installation of shade sails in JJ Cooper Park, be approved.  
 
CARRIED
                       
FS2012-02     Regulating the Discharge and Sale of Fireworks
No. 221         Moved by Councillor Cunningham
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Staff Report FS2012-02 be received, recommendingCouncil enact By-law 2012-064, being a by-law to regulate the discharge and sale of fireworks.
 
AND THAT the sale of consumer fireworks is prohibited except for each of the fourteen (14) calendar days immediately preceding Victoria Day, Canada Day and New Year’s Eve.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 222         Moved by Councillor Cunningham
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law 2012-064, being a bylaw to regulate the sale and setting off of fireworks, be enacted and passed this 14th day of May, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
T2012-04         2011 Statement of Development Charge Reserve Funds
No. 223         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Staff Report T2012-04, being a report on the 2011 Statement of Development Charge Reserve Funds, be received for information.
 
CARRIED
 
T2012-06         2012 Tax Rates
No. 224         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Council receives Staff Report T2012-06 for information;
 
AND FURTHER that By-law No. 2012-061 be approved to provide for the levy and collection of  2012 tax levies against all rateable property in a the Town of Collingwood.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 225         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT By-law 2012-061, being a by-law to set the 2012 transitionratios, the 2012 tax rates, and to levy taxes for the year 2012, be enacted and passed this 14th day of May, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
T2012-07         2012 BIA Levy
No. 226         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                    Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT Council receives Staff Report T2012-07 for information;
 
AND FURTHER that By-law No. 2012-062 be approved to provide for the levy and collection of a 2012 special charge against all rateable property in a business property class in the Collingwood Business Improvement Area in the amount of $399,500.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 227         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                    Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law 2012-062, being a bylaw to provide for the levy and collection of sums required by the Collingwood Business Improvement Area for the year 2012,be enacted and passed this 14th day of May, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS
No. 228         Moved by Councillor Edwards
                    Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law 2012-065, being a by-law to authorize the sale of land through the execution of a Purchase and Sale Agreement,be enacted and passed this 14th day of May, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
** CouncillorHull 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.
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
  • The dates for the Strategic Workshop relating to Central Park will be announced at a future date.
  • Councillor Chadwick requested a Staff Report on the temporary dog park at Heritage Park which includes the origin of the funds for the park and other related potential projects.
OTHER BUSINESS
  • The 19th Annual Public Library Golf Tournament is taking place on June 14th   at the Cranberry Golf Resort course. The proceeds from the golf tournament go to upcoming library projects.                              
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Council waive the notice of motion requirement of the procedural by-law to consider a motion to nominate Mayor Cooper as a member of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative.
 
CARRIED
 
Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council nominate Mayor Cooper as a member of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative.  
 
CARRIED
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 230         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT By-law No. 2012-066, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the Regular Meeting of Council held May 14th, 2012, be enacted and passed this 14th day of May, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
Moved by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:59 pm.
 
CARRIED       
 
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MAYOR
 
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CLERK
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