December 17, 2012 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday December 17, 2012 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 5:00pm.

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SANTA TO VISIT COUNCIL

  • Santa Claus attended the meeting and presented gifts to Members of Council and Senior Management.
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
Marcus Firman, Manager of Water Services
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 511           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
  Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for December 17th, 2012 be adopted as amended.
- Remove: Staff Report FS2012-18 Purchase of Pumper
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Councillor Gardhouse declared a potential pecuniary interest with regard to the sale of Old Lakeshore Road. 
  • 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.
 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 512           Moved by Councillor Edwards
  Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held December 3rd, 2012, be hereby approved.
 
  CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES - Nil
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Recognition of Dr. Peter Wells, Family Physician of the Year
Mayor Cooper introduced Dr. Wells providing a review of his career, further recognizing and congratulating him on his accomplishments and award as Family Physician of the Year for the Province of Ontario. 
  • Recognition of 41 Years of Service, John Nichols, The Peak FM
Mayor Cooper congratulated John Nichols on his successful career and thanked him for all his work throughout the community. 
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events.
DEPUTATION - NIL
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 513           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
  Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
 
General Consent Items
A.1
Hon. J. Kenney, PC, MP, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism re: Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism
Receive for Information
A.2
B. Chiarelli, Minister, Ministry of Infrastructure/Ministry of Transportation/Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing re: Update on Ontario’s Municipal Infrastructure Strategy
Receive for Information
A.3
M. Chan, Minister, Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration re: 2013 Volunteer Service Awards program
Receive for Information
A.4
K. Leibovici, President, Federation of Canadian Municipalities re: Information on FCM and invitation become a member
Receive for Information
A.5
J. Kembel, Executive Director, United Way of Thunder Bay Committee re: Thank you for gift to the 2012 Thunder Bay Disaster Relief Fund
Receive for Information
 
CARRIED
 
A.4       K. Leibovici, President, Federation of Canadian Municipalities re: Information on FCM and invitation become a member
 Councillor Chadwick requested the matter be deferred to budget deliberations.
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 514           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
  Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes of the Collingwood Police Services Board meeting held October 29, 2012 be hereby received.
 
            CARRIED
 
No. 515           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
  Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the minutes of the Collingwood Heritage Committee meeting held November 15, 2012 be hereby received and the recommendations therein be approved:
 
Recommendations:
 THAT the Collingwood Heritage Committee requests, as per previous years, that any surplus from the 2012 Budget be transferred into the Heritage Reserve Account.
 
THAT the heritage permits identified below be hereby approved.
Permit #
Location
Type
559-2012
136 Pine Street
Paint
 
  
           CARRIED
 
No. 516           Moved by Councillor West
 Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the minutes of the Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee meeting held November 14, 2012 be hereby received.
 
 CARRIED
  
Moved by CouncillorWest
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the Parks Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee recommend that Council pre-approve $50,000 for the Community Recreation & Culture Grants.
 
  CARRIED
 
Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the Parks Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee recommend that Council pre-approve $35,000 for In-Kind Funding requests. 
 
                        CARRIED
 
No. 517           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the minutes of the Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting held December 5, 2012 be hereby received and the recommendations therein be approved:
 
Recommendation:
THAT Council approve the Accessibility Training Policy as attached. 
 
  CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
 
Waste Water Treatment Plant, Ministry of Environment Inspection Report presentation
Marcus Firman, Manager, Water Services presented the Ministry of Environment inspection report to Council outlining standard of care provided, risk mitigation, and details within the report.
 
C2012-11    Sale of Old Lakeshore Road
No. 518           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
  Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report C2012-11, recommending Council authorize the execution of an Agreement of Purchase and Sale between Vonlock Investments Limited for the sale of Old Lakeshore Road, be received.
 
  CARRIED
 
No. 519           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
  Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law 2012-127, being a by-law to authorize execution of an Agreement of Purchase and Sale for the sale of Old Lakeshore Road, be enacted and passed this 17th day of December, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
** Councillor Gardhouse removed himself from the table and did not participate in the vote or discussion on the above noted matters with respect to his previously declared conflict.
 
C2012-13    Parking Amendments – Bus Stops and No Parking Zones
No. 520           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
  Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Staff Report C2012-13, recommending Council enact and pass an amending by-law to recognize no parking areas and no stopping zones at bus stop locations and various streets within the Town of Collingwood, be received;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council request the Simcoe County District School Board to consider constructing appropriate on-site parking for Admiral Collingwood Elementary School.
 
CARRIED
 
* Council requested further consideration be given to the placing the traffic lights located at Campbell and Lockhart Street on rotation similar to the intersection at High and First Street and for the school board to report on the functionality of all school parking lots within Collingwood.
No. 521           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
  Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2012-128, being a by-law to amend By-law No. 03-62 for the regulation of parking within the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 17th day of December, 2012.
 
  CARRIED
 
HR2012-03      Proposal to Hire a Full-Time Health and Safety Coordinator
No. 522           Moved by Councillor Edwards
  Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
WHEREAS it is the duty of the employer to protect health, safety and welfare of their employees and other individuals who might be affected by their operations;
 
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Staff Report HR2012-03, recommending Council authorize the Manager of Human Resources to recruit a Full-time Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator to ensure the municipality adheres to legislative requirements including Ministry of Labour compliance, be approved.   
 
CARRIED
 
P2012-39    Amending Zoning By-law No. 2012-116; Municipal Address: 154 Maple Street, Town of Collingwood, County of Simcoe
No. 523           Moved by Councillor Hull
  Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Staff Report P2012-39, recommending Council enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2012-116, to allow a dwelling unit within a portion of a detached accessory building located at 154 Maple Street, as a temporary use, be received.
 
                        CARRIED
 
No. 524           Moved by Councillor Hull
  Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2012-116, being a by-law under the provision of Sections 34 & 39 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended, to allow a dwelling unit within a portion of a detached accessory building located at 154 Maple Street, as a temporary use, be enacted and passed this 17th day of December, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
P2012-43   Extension of Draft Approval for the Mountaincroft; (Lotco II) Plan of Subdivision; File No.: D1202412, SDR 2004-07, CW-T-0501
No. 525           Moved by Councillor West
  Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council hereby received Staff Report P2012-43;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council approve the revising of the Conditions of Draft Plan Approval for the Mountaincroft (Lotco II) Plan of Subdivision, to reflect minor changes as generally set out in Appendix B;
 
AND THAT FURTHER Council grant an extension of three(3) years to the Draft Plan Approval of the Mountaincroft (Lotco II) Plan of Subdivision.
 
CARRIED
 
P2012-44   Zoning By-law Amendment No. 2012-124; Municipal Address: 49 Raglan Street, Town of Collingwood, County of Simcoe; Applicant: Hospice Georgian Triangle
No. 526           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Staff Report P2012-44, recommending Council enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2012-124 to rezone a portion of 49 Raglan Street, be received.
 
                        CARRIED (recorded vote - unanimous)
 

No. 527           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2012-124, being a by-law under the provision of Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended, to rezone a portion of 49 Raglan Street,be enacted and passed this 17th day of December, 2012.
 
CARRIED (recorded vote - unanimous)
 
PRC2012-24    1812 Tall Ships Tour
No. 528           Moved by Councillor West
  Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report PRC2012-24 for information, including an update on the 1812 Tall Ships Tour and further that Council allocate funding for the event through the 2013 budget process.
 
  CARRIED
 
T2012-18    Fees & Services Charges  
No. 529           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Staff Report T2012-18, recommending Council receive the changes to Municipal Fees and Service Charges, effective January 1, 2013; and enact and pass By-Law No. 2012-125, a by-law to establish 2013 Water and Wastewater rates and By-Law No. 2012-126 to amend portions of Fees and Charges By-Law No. 2009-124, be received.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 530           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2012-125, being a by-law to adopt water and wastewater rates for 2013, be enacted and passed this 17th day of December, 2012.
 
  CARRIED
 
No. 531           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2012-126, being a by-law to amend By-law No.2009-124, a By-law to adopt the Fees and Service Charges, effective January 1st, 2013, be enacted and passed this 17th day of December, 2012.
 
      CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 532           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
  Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of November, 2012 in the amount of $3,839,932.38 be approved as presented.
 
  CARRIED
 
No. 533           Moved by Councillor Edwards
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the Supplementary Accounts Payable Revenue Vouchers for the month of November, 2012 in the amount of $50.00 to Smarts Flowers be approved as presented. (Employee Gift Fund)
 
  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. 534           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
  Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
WHEREAS the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Commission (“OLG”) is requesting a decision from the municipalities in the region they have designated as “C7” to determine interest in hosting a lottery gaming facility;

 

COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
x
 
R. Lloyd
x
 
Edwards
x
 
K. Lloyd
 
x
Chadwick
 
x
Hull
 
x
West
x
 
Cunningham
 
x
Gardhouse
x
 
TOTAL
5
4
AND WHEREAS Council has defeated a resolution on November 7th, 2012 to host a gaming facility within our municipality and Council has not yet determined whether they would support a facility within the region as requested by the OLG;
 
AND WHEREAS varying information has been received on revenues, impacts and statistics of host regions/municipalities of gaming facilities;
 
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council of the Town of Collingwood requests an extension from the OLG until February 2013 to ensure all information has been considered prior to making a decision on a approving a gaming facility in the C7 Region.
 
                        CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
BY-LAWS - Nil
 
NOTICE OF MOTION - Nil
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS - Nil
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Update on Pretty River Academy
Bill Plewes, Chief Building Official provided an update to the construction of the dome at Pretty River Academy. The Pretty River Academy was provided with the requirements should the dome be constructed. The permit issued is a temporary permit valid for 120 days per year. The use of the dome is accessory to the school. The fire safety plan is currently being reviewed by the Fire Department with occupancy to be provided once approved. Development charges will be discussed further once the PRA applies for the structure to be permanent. 
  • Councillor Cunningham requested an Asset Management Plan for the Fire Department to illustrate reasonable service time for equipment. Ms. Leonard confirmed this would be included in the Asset Management Plan currently being developed. 
  • Mayor Cooper an update to the CIIF funding for renovations to the Eddie Bush Arena, announcing that the Town’s application has been denied. 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 535           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
  Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2012-129, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held December 17th, 2012 be enacted and passed this 17th day of December, 2012.
 
  CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 7:50pm.
 
           CARRIED                   
 
                                         
 ______________________________
MAYOR
 
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CLERK
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