July 16, 2012 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday July 16, 2012 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 5:00pm.
 
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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. 311           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for July 16th, 2012 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Councillor Lloyd declared a pecuniary interest with regard to the Heritage Permits as he is a property owner of one of the buildings listed
  • Deputy Mayor Lloyd stated that he does not have a conflict as per section 4(b) of the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act with regard to the discussion of the local improvement within the area of Long Point Road, Lindsay Lane and Madeline Drive.
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ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 312           Moved by Councillor Edwards
            Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meetings of Council held June 11th, 2012and June 25th, 2012, be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES - Nil
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events.
 
DEPUTATIONS
  • Central Park Community Recreation Centre
 
Penny Skelton, Chair of the Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee addressed Council on behalf of the Committee to outline the role the committee has and continues to play with the maintenance and development of recreational facilities in Collingwood. The committee is concerned with the alternates being discussed as there are no operational or budget allocations attached to the discussion at this time and believe that Council needs to set a clear direction for recreation in Collingwood.
 
Brian Saunderson and Clair Tucker-Reid, Co-chairs of the former Phase 1 Steering Committee, addressed Council providing key messages, issues and next steps for Council to consider. Consideration of capital and operating costs was also a concern, requesting Council continue to pursue the recommendations of the Steering Committee.
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 313           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
Jon Linton, Director of TCI Management Consultants re: Municipal Governments and Changes to the Ontario Gaming Industry
Receive for Information
A.2
Illustrious Property Management Corp. re: Notice of Petition for Traffic Signal at Gun Club Road and Highway 26
Receive for Information
A.3
Will Skol and Michelle Zylsk re: Letter Against Proposed Casino
Receive for Information
A.4
Ontario Heritage Trust re: Nominations for Heritage Community Recognition, Young Heritage Leaders and Community Leadership Programs
Receive for Information
A.5
Ameresco Canada Inc. re: Town of Collingwood Multi Use Recreation Facility
Receive for Information
A.6
Thurst-T’s Cycle re: Use of Hydro and Parking lot at Pine and Second Streets for “Rider’s with a Message”
Receive for Information
A.7
F.W. Fisher Foundation re: Civil War Re-enactment at Bygone Days Heritage Village Request for Approval to Discharge Antique Firearms with Town Limits
Direction Required
A.8
County of Simcoe re: Draft Proposed Modified County of Simcoe Official Plan
Receive for Information
A.9
Town of Tillsonburg re: Business Tax Capping Reform
Receive for Information
A.10
Ministry of Transportation re: Ontario Regulation Amendments for New Alignment, Hwy 26, Wasaga Beach and Collingwood
Receive for Information
A.11
Rob Armstrong, CEO, YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka Letter re: Position on the Proposed Central Park Developments
Receive for Information
 
CARRIED
 
A.2       Illustrious Property Management Corp. re: Notice of Petition for Traffic Signal at Gun Club Road and Highway 26
Brian MacDonald, Manager of Engineering Services provided a brief update informing Council that the Town cannot do anything about this request at this time because it is based on requirements as set by the MTO.
 
A.10     Ministry of Transportation re: Ontario Regulation Amendments for New Alignment, Hwy 26, Wasaga Beach and Collingwood
Brian MacDonald, Manager of Engineering Services summarized the revised speed limits and pedestrian/cyclist access to be implemented along the Highway 26 corridor between Wasaga Beach and Collingwood.
 
A.4       Ontario Heritage Trust re: Nominations for Heritage Community Recognition, Young Heritage Leaders and Community Leadership Programs
Council requested this information be shared as soon as possible as other recipients could be recognized.
 
A.5       Ameresco Canada Inc. re: Town of Collingwood Multi Use Recreation Facility
Council requested notification of such correspondence. Acting CAO Ed Houghton provided clarification to the circulation and response to the request.
 
A.6       Thurst-T’s Cycle re: Use of Hydro and Parking lot at Pine and Second Streets for “Rider’s with a Message”
Confirmation was provided that approval for the use of hydro and parking fees was granted through our in-kind request policy.
 
A.7       F.W. Fisher Foundation re: Civil War Re-enactment at Bygone Days Heritage Village Request for Approval to Discharge Antique Firearms with Town Limits
 
No. 314           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
WHEREAS Council of the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood passed and enacted By-law 94-17, a by-law to regulate the discharge of firearms within the municipality;
 
AND WHEREAS subsection 1(b) of By-law 94-17 exempts special organized firearm activity for which approval has been granted by resolution of Council;
 
AND WHEREAS Bygone Days Heritage Village and the 21st Mississippi Civil War Re-enactor Group wish to hold a Civil War Skirmish event July 28 and 29, 2012 at Bygone Days Heritage Village with activities including infantry drills, small scale skirmish, interpretive events and demonstrations by re-enactors on the use of military weaponry;
 
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council authorize the discharge of antique firearms at Bygone Days Heritage Village on July 28 and 29, 2012 for the purpose of the Civil War Skirmish event.
 
                        CARRIED
 
A.9       Town of Tillsonburg re: Business Tax Capping Reform
Council inquired to whether it is relevant for the Town to pursue a Business Tax Capping Reform. Marjory Leonard, Treasurer confirmed it would not benefit the Town at this time.
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 315           Moved by Councillor Edwards
            Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the Collingwood Airport Service Board minutes of June 8th, 2012and June 20th, 2012be hereby received.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 316           Moved by Councillor Hull
            Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee minutes of June 20th, 2012 be hereby received and the recommendations contained herein be approved.
     
Recommending:
THAT Council approve the future site of the labyrinth as the area west of the Arboretum at Harbourview Park, as selected by the Trails Committee.
 
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT Council defer the recommendation until September 2012 when more information is provided.
 
DEFEATED
 
No. 316           Moved by Councillor Hull
            Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee minutes of June 20th, 2012 be hereby received and the recommendations contained herein be approved.
     
Recommending:
THAT Council approve the future site of the labyrinth as the area west of the Arboretum at Harbourview Park, as selected by the Trails Committee.
 
CARRIED
 


No. 317           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
            Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the Collingwood Heritage Committee minutes of June 21st, 2012 be hereby received and the recommendations contained herein be approved.
     
Recommending:
 
THAT the identified Heritage Permits be forwarded to Council for approval:
 
Permit #
Location
Type
199-2012
77-79 Simcoe St.
Chimney Repair – 2012 Grant Recipient
202-2012
65 Simcoe St.
Cornice & Trim around door
203-2012
173 Ste. Marie St.
New roof & Painting
220-2012
325 Hurontario St.
Painting Trim
234-2012
100 Ontario St.
Repair to Masonry Chimney – 2012 Grant Recipient
237-2012
197 Pine St.
Paint – 2012 Grant Recipient
239-2012
220 Hurontario St.
Paint
240-2012
291 Third St.
Repair Porch & Paint – 2012 Grant Recipient
245-2012
200 Oak St.
Verandah Repair – 2012 Grant Recipient
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CARRIED
 
** Councillor 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.
 
STAFF REPORTS
 
 
COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
x
 
R. Lloyd
x
 
Edwards
x
 
K. Lloyd
x
 
Chadwick
 
x
Hull
x
 
West
x
 
Cunningham
x
 
Gardhouse
x
 
TOTAL
8
1
FFP2012-01    Compact Utility Vehicle
No. 318           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
            Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Staff Report FFP2012-01, recommending Council award the tender for the supply of one (1) new 2012 Jeep Compass to 6910009 Canada Inc. (Vaughan Chrysler) for the purchase price of $21,518.00 plus applicable taxes, be approved.
 
                        CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
 
 
 
 
CPU2012-01    Local Improvement Long Point Road, Lindsay Lane and Madeline Drive
No. 319           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Staff Report CPU2012-01, recommending Council award the lowest compliant tender to undertake the installation of local improvements, including the provision of watermain and water services, on Town owned lands on:
 
            Location                                 From                                       To
Long Point Road                      Brophy’s Lane                         End
Madeline Drive                         Long Point Road                      End
Lindsay Lane                           Long Point Road                      Madeline Drive
 
in the amount of $836,883.60 (excluding HST) as submitted by E.C. King Contracting, with Construction not commencing until a Water Purchase Agreement has been executed between the Town of Collingwood / Collingwood Public Utilities and the Town of The Blue Mountains, be approved.
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council authorize staff and the Mayor to sign all necessary documents to execute the contract.
 
CARRIED
 


P2012-16         Deeming By-law No. 2012-090, File No. D1207212, Owner: Town of Collingwood, Municipal Address: 43 & 45 Braeside Street, Town of Collingwood, County of Simcoe
No. 320           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
            Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report P2012-16, recommending Council enact and pass Deeming By-law No. 2012-090, to deem the lots owned by the Leone Rawte at 43 & 45 Braeside Street, a single parcel, be received.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 321           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
            Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law 2012-090, being a by-law to designate a Plan of Subdivision,or part thereof, not to be a Registered Plan of Subdivision for the purposes of Subsection 50(3) of the Planning Act, hereby deeming the lots owned by the Leone Rawte at 43 & 45 Braeside Street as a single parcel, be enacted and passed this 16th day of July, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
P2012-27         Site Plan Control Agreement, Owner/Applicant: 1540135 Ontario Inc., Project Name: Dwell at Creekside, Block 218, 51M-889, Civic Address: 1 Chamberlain Crescent, Town File No. D11312
No. 322           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Staff Report P2012-27, recommending Council enact and pass an Authorizing By-law which allows for the execution of a Site Plan Control Agreement, as generally set out in Appendix C, for the 35 unit condominium apartment development known as Dwell at Creekside, be received.
 
            CARRIED
 
No. 323           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law 2012-088, being a by-law to authorize the execution of a Site Plan Control Agreement for the condominium apartment development commonly known as Dwell at Creekside located at 1 Chamberlain Crescent, Collingwood between Harbour Lands Development Inc., The Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, COLLUS Power Corp. and Collingwood Public Utilities Service Board, be enacted and passed this 16th day of July, 2012.
 
                        CARRIED
 
P2012-28         Part Lot Control Exemption By-law No. 2012-087, Pretty River Estates (Liberty) Subdivision, Applicant: Delpark Homes (Collingwood) Limited, Address: 37 Hughes Street, Part 1, Plan 51R-37436, (Part of Block 167, Registered Plan No. 51M-945), Town of Collingwood, County of Simcoe, Town File No. D1206212
No. 324           Moved by Councillor West
            Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Staff Report P2012-28, recommending Council enact and pass Part Lot Control Exemption By-law No. 2012-087 in order to create one single detached residential lot in the Pretty River Estates subdivision, presently occupied by a model home, be received.
 
                        CARRIED
 
No. 325           Moved by Councillor West
            Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2012-087, being a by-law to exempt a portion of land from the part lot control provisions of the Planning Act to create one single detached residential lot known commonly as 45 Hughes Street located within the Pretty River Estates subdivision, be enacted and passed this 16th day of July, 2012.
 
CARRIED


P2012-29         Zoning By-law Amendment and Plan of Subdivision, Plan of Condominium Common Element), Collingwood Heights Incorporated., Town File Nos. D14212, D1201112 and D07212, Project Name: Heights of Collingwood (Regency Heights), Legal Description – Lots 41 and 42 East of Balsam Street, Lots 41 and 42 West of Elm Street, Part of Elm Street and Part of Fourth Street, Plan 51R-36307, Town of Collingwood, County of Simcoe, Civic Address: 121 High Street
No. 326           Moved by Councillor Hull
            Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Staff Report P2012-29, recommendingCouncil enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2012-089 to permit the Heights of Collingwood 32 unit condominium townhome development to proceed as 32 freehold townhomes on a common element condominium road, be received.
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council authorize draft approval of the proposed one block Plan of Subdivision for the Heights of Collingwood development subject to the conditions set out in Appendix “D”, and that the draft approval lapse after two (2) years, being July 16, 2014, in the event that the subdivision is not registered within that period;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council authorize draft approval of the proposed Common Element Condominium for the Heights of Collingwood development subject to the conditions set out in Appendix “E”, and that draft approval lapse after two (2) years, being July 16, 2014, in the event that the condominium is not registered within that period;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council authorize a reduction of the flat fee associated with the application for a draft plan of subdivision, from $15,495.00 to $2,355.00, and direct that the applicant be provided with a refund of any excess monies paid.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 327           Moved by Councillor Hull
            Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT By-law 2012-089, being a by-law under the provisions of Sections 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended, for prohibiting the use of land for or except for such purposes as may be set out in the by-law,be enacted and passed this 16th day of July, 2012. (121 High Street)
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 328           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of June, 2012 in the amount of $10,070,895.60 be approved as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 329           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
            Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT this Council proceeds in Camera in order to address a matter pertaining to:
checked the security of the property of the municipality or local board; and
checked a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board.
 
Items for Discussion:
a) Terminal Buildings, 1 Heritage Drive (Review Tender Submissions)
b) Old Lakeshore Road Allowance Update
c) 5 Huron Street
 
CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS - Nil
 

NOTICE OF MOTION
 
Councillor Chadwick provided the following notice of motions to be considered during the next regular meeting of Council scheduled for July 30th, 2012, specific wording to be reviewed with the Clerk:
 
  • THAT Council request Staff pursue a zoning by-law amendment and conduct the necessary public meetings to amend the provisions of the zoning by-law to restrict garages to project no closer to the street line than 2.0 metres beyond the exterior wall of the dwelling unit.
  • THAT Council direct Staff to revise the vehicle procurement policy to include consideration of consumer reports.
  • THAT Council direct Staff to reconstruct the composition of the Street Naming Committee to appoint one member of Council.
  • THAT Council approve all street names by resolution prior to a street name being assigned within the Town of Collingwood.
  • THAT Council direct Staff to complete allpending list matters 12 months or older by September 1st, 2012.
 
Councillor Lloyd provided the following notice of motions to be considered during the next regular meeting of Council scheduled for July 30th, 2012:
 
  • THAT Council direct Staff to circulate consent letters to all members of Council immediately if deemed appropriate by the Mayor and/or CAO.
 
COUNTY REPORT
  • Nancy Farrer provided an update to the status of the County Official Plan.
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
  • Central Park Redevelopment Discussion/Direction
Acting CAO Ed Houghton provided an introduction to Council. Marta Proctor, Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture reviewed the resolutions being considered.
 
No. 330           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
            Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council direct staff to pursue the following recommended options and develop a project timeline and detailed estimates and bring the report back to Council not later than August 27, 2012.
 
checked 1. Construct a Single Pad Arena, that could be phased into a double pad
not checked 2. Construct a Double Pad Arena that could be phased
not checked 3. Construct a 25 metre 6 Lane Pool at the Central Park YMCA
not checked 4. Construct a New Therapeutic Leisure Pool at the Central Park YMCA
not checked 5. Addition of a Theatre/Performing Arts Centre to the Proposed Multi-Use Centre
not checked 6. Enclose the Outdoor Rink with a Fabric Building
not checked 7. Cover the Outdoor Rink with a Roof Structure
checked 8. Enclose the Outdoor Pool with a Fabric Building
not checked 9. Examine a New Site for a Phased Purpose-Built Multi-Use Facility
not checked 10. No New Recreation Facilities
 
CARRIED
 
OTHER BUSINESS
 
  • The pending list was reviewed. Council requested the mover and seconded of the action item be added and a date be include under status.
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  • Councillor Chadwick inquired to what mechanism can be used to clean up the Shipyards and berm area, and whether the horticultural society could provide assistance.
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  • Mayor Cooper provided an update on the OLG advising that all four Council’s will be coming together for an information session prior to going to the public with respect to the potential location of a casino in this region.
 
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (8:33pm)
 
 
Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (9:53pm)
 
CARRIED
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 331           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
            Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT By-law No. 2012-091, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held July 16th, 2012 be enacted and passed this 16th day of July, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 9:54pm.
 
            CARRIED
                       
 
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