November 26, 2012 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday November 26, 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 - Regrets
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 -Regrets
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 – Regrets
Marcus Firman, Manager of Water Services
Becky Dahl, Deputy Clerk
 
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 481           Moved by Councillor Edwards
  Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for November 26th, 2012 be adopted as amended:
- Removal of Staff Report P2012-39 regarding 154 Maple Street
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)- Nil
                       
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 482           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
  Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held November 5th, 2012 and the Council Planning and Development meeting held November 19th, 2012, be approved as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES - Nil
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Curling Club Cheque Presentation (8th and final payment for Equipment Replacement Loan)Larry Young, on behalf of the Collingwood Curling Club, addressed Collingwood reviewing the role that the Collingwood Curling Club plays throughout the community and its success stories. Mr. Young thanked Council for creating the opportunity to allow the Curling Club to move forward with confidence and provide a great facility and programs to the community.  The funds were used to replace the refrigeration system and concrete floor. Mayor Cooper received the cheque on behalf of Council.
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  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events

DEPUTATION

 
  • Elvis Festival Presentation
     
  • Rosemarie O’Brien, General Manager andKaren Cubitt, Manager of Culture and Events provided an overview of the 2012 event including overall ticket sale revenue, results of an on-site survey and success of the event. Ms. O’Brien further reviewed the revenues and expenses advising Council that the event came in at a deficit this year and of the Boards plans to increase revenue and business planning for next year’s event. Ms. O’Brien requested Councils endorsement of the 2013 Collingwood Elvis Festival.
     
    Ms. O’Brien advised Council that the Celebrate Ontario grant application has been submitted for the 2013 festival and reviewed the alternative plans should the funding not be approved.
     
    CONSENT AGENDA
    No. 483           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
      Seconded by Councillor West
     
    THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
     
    General Consent Items
    A.1
    Dr. Kellie Leitch MP re: National Health and Fitness Day Act
    Receive for Information
    A.2
    Georgian Triangle Humane Society re: Concerns with the control of the cat population in Collingwood and  review of the rescinded Cat By-law
    Receive for Information
    A.3
    Simcoe County re: Notice to the proposed modified County of Simcoe Official Plan
    Receive for Information
    A.4
    Minister Bob Chiarelli re: Proposed Amendments 2 (2012) to the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe - comments due February 8, 2013 (document available in Clerk Services)
    Receive for Information
    A.5
    Veterans Affairs Canada re: Update to the Veterans Affairs Canada’s Cenotaph Monument Restoration Program (guidelines provided to PRC)
    Receive for Information
    A.6
    Stephen Rioux re: Request for Council to consider the effects of Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    Receive for Information
    A.7
    County of Simcoe re: Confirmation of County of Simcoe Transit Funding Assistance Collingwood-Wasaga Beach Transit Link Bus
    Receive for Information
     
    CARRIED
     
    A.2       Georgian Triangle Humane Society re: Concerns with the control of the cat population in Collingwood and review of the rescinded Cat By-law
     
    Councillor Chadwick suggested the Georgian Triangle Humane Society’s comments be considered.
     
    A.3       Simcoe County re: Notice to the proposed modified County of Simcoe Official Plan
     
    Councillor Chadwick inquired to whether planning staff have provided any comments to the modified County Official Plan. Ms. Farrer confirmed that Staff have reviewed the plan and are comfortable with the modifications.
     
    A.4       Minister Bob Chiarelli re: Proposed Amendments 2 (2012) to the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe - comments due February 8, 2013
     
    Councillor Chadwick noted comments to the Provincial Policy Statement amendments are required prior to Feb 2013. Ms Farer provided a brief summary of the growth numbers forecasted.
     
    A.6       Stephen Rioux re: Request for Council to consider the effects of Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
     
    Councillor Chadwick requested the documents be circulated to the BIA, Chamber, AMO, and FCM.
     
    REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
    No. 484           Moved by Councillor West
      Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
     
    THAT the following minutes be hereby received:
    • Elvis Festival Services Board Minutes, October 23, 2012
    • Collingwood Heritage Committee Minutes, October 18, 2012
     
    CARRIED
     
    No. 485           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
      Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
     
    THAT the following Minutes be hereby received and the recommendations therein be received:
    • BIA Board of Management Minutes, October 25, 2012
    • BIA Board of Management Minutes, November 14, 2012
     
    CARRIED
     
                            Moved by Councillor Chadwick
      Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
     
    THAT Council maintain paid parking downtown during the holiday season and institute a Toys for Tickets Program from December 10th, 2012 through January 1st, 2013.
     
    DEFEATED
     
    STAFF REPORTS
     
    P2012-37         Zoning By-law Amendment  and Plan of Subdivision ; Town Files: Z-2006-07 and DC-2006-18; Municipal Address: 400 Maple Street; Applicant: The Victoria Annex Group
     
    No. 486           Moved by Councillor Hull
      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
     
    THAT Staff Report P2012-37 be received and further that the proposed Victoria Annex subdivision be given draft approval by Council subject to the conditions as generally set out in Appendix “G”, including that draft approval lapse after three (3) years, being November 26, 2015, in the event that a subdivision is not registered within that period.
     
    AND FURTHER THAT the proposed Common Element Condominium for the Victoria Annex development be given draft approval by Council subject to the conditions as generally set out in Appendix “H”, including that draft approval lapse after three (3) years, being November 26, 2015, in the event that the condominium is not registered within that period.
     
    AND FURTHER THAT Council enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2012-117 in order to support the redevelopment proposal for the property located at 400 Maple Street.
     
    CARRIED
     
    No. 487           Moved by Councillor Hull
      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
     
    THAT By-law No. 2012-117, being a by-law to amend the zoning by-law to support the redevelopment proposal for the property located at 400 Maple Street under the provision of section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990. C.P.13, as amended, be enacted and passed this 26th day of November, 2012.
     
    CARRIED
     
    P2012-38         Amending Zoning By-law No. 2012-120; Town Files: D14712; Municipal Address: 182 & 186 Erie Street;Owner: Healthcare Properties Holdings Ltd.; Agent: Lakeshore Group
     
    No. 488           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
      Seconded by Councillor West
     
    THAT Staff Report P2012-38, recommending Council enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2012-120, be received.
     
      CARRIED
     
    No. 489           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
      Seconded by Councillor West
     
    THAT By-law No. 2012-120, being a by-law to rezone property municipally known as 182 Erie Street and 186 Erie Street under the provision of section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990. C.P.13, as amended, be enacted and passed this 26th day of November, 2012.
     
    CARRIED
     
    P2012-40         Amending Zoning By-law No. 2012-118; Removal of the Holding “H” symbol
      Project Name: Lotco II (Mountaincroft); Location: 7508 Poplar Sideroad, Town of Collingwood, County of Simcoe
     
    No. 490           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
      Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
     
    THAT Staff Report P2012-40, recommending Council enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2012-118 to remove the Holding “H” symbol from a portion of the residential zones of the Mountaincroft Plan of Subdivision and thus permit construction of single detached dwelling units, be received.
     
      CARRIED
      
    No. 491           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
      Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
     
    THAT By-law No. 2012-118, being a by-law to remove the Holding “H” symbol from a portion of the residential zones of the Mountaincroft Plan of Subdivision, under the provision of sections 34 and 36 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, C. P 13, as amended, be enacted and passed this 26th day of November, 2012.
     
    CARRIED
     
    P2012-42         Deeming By-law No. 2012-119, File No. D1207312, Municipal Address: 182 & 186 Erie Street, Town of Collingwood, County of Simcoe
     
    No. 492           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
      Seconded by Councillor West
     
    THAT Staff Report P2012-42, recommending Council enact and pass Deeming By-law No. 2012-119, to deem the lots owned by Healthcare Properties Holdings Incorporated at 182 & 186 Erie Street, a single parcel, be received.
     
    CARRIED
     
    No. 493           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
      Seconded by Councillor West
     
    THAT By-law No. 2012-119, 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, R.S.O. 1990, C. P 13, as amended, be enacted and passed this 26th day of November, 2012.
     
    CARRIED
      
    MOTIONS
    No. 494           Moved by Councillor Edwards
      Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
     
    THAT the Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of October, 2012 in the amount of $2,519,059.96 be approved as presented.
     
      CARRIED
     
     
    No. 495           Moved by Councillor Edwards
      Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
     
    THAT the Supplementary Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of October, 2012 in the amount of $211.84 to Smarts Flowers be approved as presented. (Arts & Culture)
     
      CARRIED
     


    No. 496           Moved by Councillor Hull
      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
     
    WHEREAS the Town of Collingwood is considering the sale of the Collingwood Terminals, located at 1 Heritage Drive;
     
    AND WHEREAS in addition to the Terminal building lands, Council is considering disposal of water lots including the parcel of land used by the Collingwood Yacht Club and that the potential purchaser will be required to assume or renegotiate the current lease with the CYC;
     
    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Town of Collingwood herein declare the approximate lands as identified on the attached as surplus to the needs of the municipality and commence the land sale process for the subject property.
     
    Moved by Councillor West
    Seconded by Councillor Edwards
     
    THAT the motion to declare the said lands and water lots as surplus to the needs of the municipality be deferred to January 2013.
     
    CARRIED
     
    No. 497           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
      Seconded by Councillor Hull
     
    THAT Council waive the notice of motion requirement of the procedural by-law to consider the waste levy recommendation of the County of Simcoe to amalgamate the levy into one County rate.
     
     CARRIED
     
    No. 498           Moved by Councillor Edwards
      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
     
    WHEREAS the County of Simcoe is the provider of all solid waste management services to their lower tier member municipalities;
     
    AND WHEREAS the County will be considering the 2013 budget on November 27th, 2012;
     
    AND WHEREAS the draft budget contains the recommendation that the Waste Levy and the County Levy be amalgamated into one County rate;
     
    THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the Town of Collingwood petitions the County of Simcoe to approve Option 1 “Serviced Units Method” of the waste levy rate presented to County Council in staff report CS12-149 on October 10, 2012 when considering the approval of the 2013 County budget.
     
    CARRIED
     
    BY-LAWS - Nil
     
    NOTICE OF MOTION
    • Councillor Chadwick provided the following motion to be considered at the next meeting of Council:
    THAT Council direct Staff to allocate funds from the Economic Development Publicity, Promotion and Marketing account to Town Support for the Collingwood Elvis Festival.
     
    OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS - Nil
     
    OTHER BUSINESS
    • Councillor Chadwick requestedStaff review the Town’s policy regarding in-kind support to allow Town run events to use Town owned facilities on an in-kind basis.
     
    CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
    No. 499           Moved by Councillor West
      Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
     
    THAT By-law No. 2012-121, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held November 26th, 2012 and the Council Planning and Development meeting held November 19th, 2012 be enacted and passed this 26th day of November, 2012.
     
    CARRIED
     
    ADJOURNMENT
     
    Moved by Councillor Cunningham
     
    THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:35pm.
     
                CARRIED                   
     
                                             
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     MAYOR
     
     
     
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    CLERK
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