June 11, 2012 Minutes

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A meeting of Council was held Monday June 11, 2012 in Committee Rooms B and C of the Collingwood Public Library, located at 55 Ste. Marie Street, 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. 268         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                    Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for June 11th, 2012 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
                       
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 269         Moved by Councillor Edwards
                    Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes for the regular meeting of Council held June 4th, 2012, be hereby approved.
 
CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES - Nil
 
CENTRAL PARK STRATEGIC PLANNING SESSION
 
Acting CAO Ed Houghton clarified the goals of the session. Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture provided an overview of the project completed to date, and what matters are outstanding.
 
Treasurer Marjory Leonard reviewed the internal funding options that are available for whatever direction that Council provides.
Each member of Council provided comments on their vision for this redevelopment.  Comments included:
  • Proceed with/without market sounding
  • Should the recommended scenario be “phased-in”
  • Priorities are ice pad and aquatic infrastructure
  • Should the Eddie Bush be refurbished
  • Should we look at a Performing Arts Centre
  • Concept design has too much parking, need more civic space
  • $35M is too much / $35M is needed to provided needed service
  • Not considering use of COLLUS $$$ at this point.
  • Keep ball diamonds at park or determine where they are going
  • Concern with limiting the location to Central Park/should another location be investigated
  • Real or perceive economic impact of the downtown
  • Convert Eddie Bush – need (or seasonal use?)
  • Need to be responsible with finances
  • Is there partnership opportunities with another municipality
  • The concept is supported
  • Cost of displaced infrastructure
  • Cover the outdoor ice surface
  • Should funds be given to the YMCA
 
Acting CAO Ed Houghton provided a brief summary and discussion on next steps.  Staff will prepare options based on the discussion for consideration at a future Council meeting.
 
MOTIONS
No. 270         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                    Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT in accordance with the Shareholder Direction between the Town of Collingwood and Collingwood Utilities Services Corp., Council approves the borrowing of funds, in the name and on behalf of the Corporation, from Ontario Infrastructure Projects Corporation, up to a maximum of $7,000,000.
 
CARRIED
 
NOTICE OF MOTION - Nil
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 271         Moved by Councillor Chadwick      
                    Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2012-076, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held June 11th, 2012 be enacted and passed this 11th day of June, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
Moved by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 7:13pm.
 
CARRIED                   

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