March 11, 2013 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday March 11, 2013 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing 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
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Services
Trent Elyea, Fire Chief (regrets)
Marcus Firman, Manager of Water Services
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 096           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                       Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for March 11th, 2013 be adopted as presented.
 
  CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
                       
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 097           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                       Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held March 4th, 2013, be approved 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.
DEPUTATION
  • Maclean Engineering Update – Diversification Initiatives
Anthony Griffiths, National Manager, Sales & Business Development addressed Council informing them of the success of diversification projects undertaken by Maclean Engineering to date.  Mr. Griffiths acknowledged diversification and the benefits to increased jobs in the community and the positive initiatives for the environment.   
 

CONSENT AGENDA
No. 098           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
Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency re: Livestock  Guardian Dogs (LGDs) and Herding Dogs - Affect on Dog Control By-laws
Received for Information
A.2
Minister Responsible for Seniors re: 2013 Senior of the Year Award. Nominations due: April 30, 2013
Received for Information
 
CARRIED
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 099           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the Accessibility Advisory Committee Minutes of February 6, 2013, be hereby received.
 
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
Budget Presentation
  • Marjory Leonard, Treasurer presented the 2013 budget including a budget summary, key goals, and tax implications.   
 
C2013-03        Public Nuisance By-law
No. 100           Moved by Councillor Hull
                        Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Staff Report C2013-03, recommendingCouncil enact and pass By-law 2013-021, a by-law to prohibit and regulate public nuisance within the Town of Collingwood.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 101           Moved by Councillor Hull
                       Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-021, being a by-law to prohibit and regulate public nuisance within the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 11th day of March, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 102           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                        Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the OLG be requested to cover all costs associated with the method to be approved by council for getting public input on any potential destination resort with boutique casino, as per the motion of March 4, 2013.
 
Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the motion be deferred until the costs can be established with regard to obtaining public input.
 
DEFEATED
 
No. 102           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                        Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the OLG be requested to cover all costs associated with the method to be approved by council for getting public input on any potential destination resort with boutique casino, as per the motion of March 4, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 103           Moved by Councillor West
                       Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT this Council proceeds in camera in order to address a matter pertaining to:
checked a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board.
Items for Discussion: a) Disposition of Land 
 
CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS - Nil
 
NOTICE OF MOTION
  • Councillor Hull provided the following motions to be considered at next week’s Council meeting: 
  • THAT ouncil request that for the duration of Council that all votes pertaining to the direction require a recorded vote. 
  • THAT Council require that anything related to the harbour lands be put on hold until we have an opportunityto speak with our solicitor.
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS - Nil
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Mayor Cooper provided a statement regarding an alleged police investigation, confirming that the concerns are rumours and Council will continue to work in the best interest of the Town.
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (6:00pm)
 
Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (6:50pm)
 
CARRIED
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 104           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                      Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-022, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held March 11th, 2013, be enacted and passed this 11th day of March, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor West
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:52pm.
 
            CARRIED                   
 
                                         
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MAYOR
 
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CLERK
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