February 25, 2013 Council Agenda

A meeting of Council will be held Monday February 25, 2013 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 5:00pm.
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ORDER OF BUSINESS
                                            
1.CALL OF COUNCIL TO ORDER
 
2. ADOPTION OF AGENDA
  • THAT the content of the Council Agenda for February 25th, 2013 be adopted as presented. 
3.  DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
                       
4.  a) ADOPTION OF MINUTES, for the regular meeting of Council held February 11th, 2013.
                        (errors & omissions)
    b) BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES
 
5.  COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
6.  DEPUTATION
 
7.  PUBLIC MEETING
7.1      Proposed Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment (201 Raglan Street)
 
The proposed Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment has been submitted on land legally described as the North Part of Lot 42, Concession 7, being Part 1 on Reference Plan 51R-27240 in the Town of Collingwood, County of Simcoe and is municipally addressed as 201 Raglan Street.
 
THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of the proposed Official Plan Amendment is to re-designate the subject property from the site specific Highway Commercial Three (HC-3) land use designation to the Highway Commercial land use designation and the Special Policy-Health Services overlay. The Official Plan Amendment will increase the range of commercial uses for the property and will also add medical uses, and it will also delete permission for seven residential units.
 
201 Raglan Street
THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is; 
  1. To remove the requirement of the Holding Fifteen (H15) symbol currently applicable on the property as the permission for seven residential units is to be deleted;
  2. To increase the range of commercial uses for the site including adding medical uses; and
  3. To decrease the minimum front and exterior side yard, decrease the setback of a delivery space to a street and to reduce the parking requirements for a medical clinic.
 8.  CONSENT AGENDA
General Consent Items
A.1
Town of Blue Mountains and Town of Wasaga Beach re: Southern Georgian Shoreline Initiative (SGBSI)
Received for Information
A.2
Consul-General of Japan re: Update on recent developments in Japan and Japan - Canada relations
Received for Information
A.3
Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) re:  Municipal  Planning Partnership Agreement (motion prepared to support, subject to minor revisions as may be deemed necessary by Planning Services and Engineering)
Direction Required
A.4
Town of Collingwood - Water Compliance Report
Received for Information
A.5
Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, letter to President Obama and Prime Minister Harper re: Water level crisis on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence
Received for Information
 
9.  MOVE INTO COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE (Staff Reports/By-laws if deemed expedient)           
 
10. STAFF REPORTS
 
T2013-04         Use and Allocation of the Share Sale and Dividend Funds
 
RECOMMENDING THAT Council receive the Staff Report including all the public comments   and input on the use of the “funds”, and deliberate the use during the upcoming budget discussions.
 
11. MOTIONS
  •  THAT this Council proceeds in Camera in order to address a matter pertaining to:
checked advice that is subject to solicitor/client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose;
 
Items for Discussion: a) Pretty River Academy Legal Advice
 
12. OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
  • Additional Gaming Information (Requested December 17th), Acting CEO Ed Houghton
- Memo Attached & Integrated Resort Community Presentation to be Provided
- Direction Required
  • *Notice provided by Councillor Hull – and matter deferred from January 28, 2013 (pending review of Staff Report T2013-04)

WHEREAS on January 23, 2012, The Corporation of the Town of Collingwood sold 50% of Collingwood Utility Services Corporation to our new partner PowerStream Incorporated, enacted through the passing of By-law 2012-011;

 
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED as these COLLUS shares were owned by the taxpayers and residents of Collingwood that the total proceeds as they are received be held in an interest bearing account until the following is completed by the Municipality: 
  1. Identify a minimum of three strategic opportunities for the use of the proceeds on behalf of the taxpayers;
  2. The preparation of Staff Reports for each of the identified opportunities outlining the economic and social benefits and financial investment of each opportunity;
  3. And lastly, hold further public dialogue to engage the citizens of the Town of Collingwood for their input and comments on the various opportunities identified by Council and Staff to ensure that the proceeds of this public sale are being used in the best interest of the taxpayers and residents of the Town of Collingwood.
  • *Notice provided by Councillor Hull – and matter deferred from February 11, 2013
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council of the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood direct that the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena be maintained in its current use until a feasible study is completed and considered by Council;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Staff be requested to prepare a report for Council’s review not later than March 17, 2013 that defines the scope of a feasibility study that includes consideration for refurbishing or repurposing the facility and further identifies the historical, economic, and social impacts of each option, and provides recommendations on appropriate resources to complete the study.
 
13. OTHER BUSINESS
 
14. NOTICE OF MOTION
 
15. CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
  • THAT By-law No. 2013-016, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held February 25th, 2013 be enacted and passed this 25th day of February, 2013.
16. ADJOURNMENT
No. of Pages: 
78pages
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