June 18, 2012 Special Council Minutes

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A Special Meeting of Council was held Monday, June 18, 2012 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing immediately following the Council Planning and Development Meeting scheduled 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 - Regrets
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Services
Trent Elyea, Fire Chief
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 280         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Special Council Agenda for June 18, 2012, be adopted as amended:
- remove Staff Report FFP2012-01 – Compact Utility Vehicle purchase.
 
CARRIED
 
Declaration of Pecuniary InterestAND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Deputy Mayor Lloyd declared a pecuniary interest with regard to the Supplementary Accounts Payable Revenue Voucher, as he is a partner in the ownership of Smart’s Flowers. 
Deputation - Nil
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events.
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 281         Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
Seconded by Councillor West

THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.

General Consent Items
A.1
Joyce and Harold Zuckerman Letter re: Casino in Collingwood
Receive for Information
A.2
Paul Dulmage, Chair, Collingwood Public Library Board re: Cuts to Library Services and Archival Programs (as addressed to MP Dr. Kellie Leitch and MPP Jim Wilson)
Receive for Information
A.3
Ontario Ministry of the Environment re: Proposed Great Lakes Protection Act
Receive for Information
A.4
Georgian Triangle Running Club re: Request for Municipal Partnership  
Direction Required
A.5
Ontario Association of Cardiologists re: Pending Crisis in Access to Local Cardiac Care
Receive for Information
 
CARRIED
 
A.4       Georgian Triangle Running Club re: Request for Municipal Partnership
No. 282         Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council direct Staff to respond to the Georgian Triangle Running Club requesting they complete an AMFAP application for consideration in the 2013 budget discussions.
 
CARRIED
 
A.5Ontario Association of Cardiologists re: Pending Crisis in Access to Local Cardiac Care
No. 283         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council support the Ontario Association of Cardiologists in its petition to the province to rescind regulations to cut OHIP fees for cardiac diagnostic services in Ontario, and work cooperatively to develop a new funding agreement.
 
CARRIED
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 284           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the Accessibility Advisory Committee minutes of May 2nd, 2012and the Collingwood Elvis Festival Board minutes of May 23rd, 2012,be hereby received.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 285         Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the Collingwood Heritage Committee minutes of May 17th, 2012be hereby received and the recommendations contained herein be approved.
 
Recommendations:
i)     THAT the Collingwood Heritage Committee recommends that Council proceed with the Notice of Intent to Designate under Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act, the property located at 324 Pine Street.
 
ii)    THAT the following identified Heritage Permits be forwarded to Council for approval:
 
Permit #
Location
Type
143-2012
492 Hurontario Street
* Repair piers for fence & steps– 2012 Grant Recipient
148-2012
2 Schoolhouse Lane
Elevator
156-2012
32 Elgin Street
Solar Panels
182-2012
65 Fourth Street E.
Exterior siding - wood shiplap white, paint porch - white, replace & repair wood soffit & fascia - white, replace asphalt shingles on porch with metal
 
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
 
Collingwood Area Transportation Study Presentation
Brian MacDonald, Manager, Engineering Services and Michael Cullip,Director, Manager - Transportation Engineering,CC Tatham and Associates reviewed the components of the Collingwood Area Transportation Study, outlining future considerations for additional roundabouts and traffic signals throughout Collingwood.
 
No. 286         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council approve the Collingwood Area Transportation Study as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
PW2012-10     Tree Trimming and Removal Service
No. 287         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Staff Report PW2012-10, recommendingCouncil accept the Quotation of Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada Limited for Tree Trimming and Removal Service for the 2012 season at the rate of $138.50 per hour plus applicable taxes, not to exceed $35,000.00 before taxes, be approved.
 
CARRIED
 
T2012-09         Reserve Funds and Reserves
No. 288         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report T2012-09 - Reserve Funds and Reserves, for information.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 289         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of May, 2012 in the amount of $1,527,414.57 be approved as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 290         Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the Supplementary Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of May, 2012 in the amount of $492.68 (Mayor and Council, BIA)to Smarts Flowers be approved as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
** Deputy Mayor Lloyd 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.
 
No. 291         Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
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 a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board;
checked advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose;
checked litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board;
 
a)    OMB Settlement
b)    Sale of Municipal Properties (3 Parcels)
 
CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS
 
No. 292         Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2012-081, being a by-law toauthorize the execution of the Letter of Agreement between Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Ontario, represented by the Minister of Transportation for the Province of Ontario and the Town of Collingwood related to funding provided by the Province of Ontario to the Town of Collingwood under the Dedicated Gas Tax Funds for the Public Transportation Program, be enacted and passed this 18th day of June, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (7:08pm)
 
Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (8:05pm)
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 8:05pm.
 
CARRIED
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MAYOR
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CLERK
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