April 15, 2013 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday April 15, 2013 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 (regrets)
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
Marcus Firman, Manager of Water Services
                                            
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 150           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                       Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for April 15th, 2013 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Councillor Lloyd declared a pecuniary interest with the Collingwood Heritage Committee minutes of March 21, 2013 as he owns a property that is receiving a heritage grant. 
  • Mayor Cooper declared a pecuniary interest with respect to the budget approval, specifically to Parks Recreation and Culture salaries (Staff Report T2013-08 and By-law No. 2013-025) as her spouse is a parks employee.   
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 151           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held April 8th, 2013, be approved as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES - Nil
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Mayor Cooper and Members of Council thanked Acting CAO Ed Houghton for his commitment and dedication to the community.   Mayor Cooper announced that Mr. Houghton will be ending his work as Acting Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Director of Public Works effective immediately. 
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events. 
DEPUTATION
  • Balmoral Village Draft Plan Approval
Glenn Lucas, on behalf of Black Ash Enterprises, addressed Council requesting Condition No. 12 of the Plan of Subdivision for Balmoral Village be amended to read: “The owner shall agree in the Subdivision Agreement to provide public walkways, sidewalks and trails to the satisfaction of the Town of Collingwood, including a connection for the public from Harbour Street West through Blocks E and connecting to the municipal trail abutting the Black Ash Creek”.
 
Mr. Lucas and Staff addressed questions from Council.
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 152           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                        Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
 
General Consent Items
A.1
L. & E. Winkler re: Request to reduce speed limit to 60km/hr on Beachwood Road (Letter forwarded to MTO)
Received for Information
 
CARRIED
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 153           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                       Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the following minutes be hereby received:
  • Airport Services Board Minutes of March 14, 2013
  • Collingwood Downtown BIA Board of Management Minutes of March 27, 2013
 CARRIED
 
No. 154           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                        Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the Collingwood Heritage Committee Minutes of March 21, 2013 be hereby received and the recommendations therein be approved:
Recommendations:
THAT the Heritage Committee endorses the attached 2013 Heritage Grant Applications and recommends that Council funds the applications as presented, subject to budget approval.
 
THAT the following Heritage permits be approved:
Permit #
Location
Type
41-2013
136 St. Paul Street
Addition
  
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.
 
No. 155           Moved by Councillor West
                       Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee Minutes, of March 20, 2013 be hereby received and the recommendations therein be approved:
Recommendation:THATCouncil endorse the attached Collingwood Museum Community Policy and the Collingwood Museum Governance Policy.
 
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
T2013-09         Tax Sale Extension Agreement Background
No. 156           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                        Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Staff Report T2013-09, Tax Sale Extension Agreement Background, be received for information.
 
CARRIED
 

PW2013-05     Tree Trimming and Removal Service PW2013-05
No. 157           Moved by Councillor Hull
                       Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report PW2013-05, recommending Council accept the Quotation of Davey Tree Expert Co. Of Canada, Limited for Tree Trimming and Removal Service for the 2013 season at the rate of $139.20 per hour plus applicable taxes, not to exceed $35,000.00 before taxes, be approved.
 
CARRIED
 
P2013-08         Conditions of Draft Plan Approval; Proposed Balmoral Village Plan
                      of Subdivision; Town File No: D1201211; Owner: Black Ash
                       Enterprises Inc.
No. 158           Moved by Councillor Hull
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report P2013-08, recommending Council grant draft approval to the “Balmoral Village” Plan of Subdivision, subject to the conditions attached, and further that this draft approval will expire on April 15th, 2016 in the event that the Plan of Subdivision is not registered, be approved.
 
Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Condition # 12 of the Subdivision Agreement be amended to read:
 
“The owner shall agree in the Subdivision Agreement to provide public walkways, sidewalks and trails to the satisfaction of the Town of Collingwood, including at a minimum a connection for the public from Harbour Street West through Block E and connecting to the municipal trail abutting the Black Ash Creek”
 
CARRIED
 
No. 158           Moved by Councillor Hull
                       Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report P2013-08, recommending Council grant draft approval to the “Balmoral Village” Plan of Subdivision, subject to the conditions attached, and further that this draft approval will expire on April 15th, 2016 in the event that the Plan of Subdivision is not registered, be approved as amended.
 
CARRIED
 
P2013-06         The Courts of Glengarry; Amending Zoning By-law No. 2013-029;
                    Removal of the Holding “H” Symbol; Town File No. D14213; Location:
                     11403, 11453 & 11461 Highway No. 26 West
No. 159           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                       Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Staff Report P2013-06, recommending Council enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2013-029 (11403, 11453 & 11461 Highway No. 26 West), be received.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 160           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                        Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT BY-law No. 2013-029, being a by-law under the provision of Sections 34 and 36 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended, to remove the Holding “H” symbol from those land currently zoned Holding Nine – Residential Third Density Exception Thirty-Three ((H9) R3-33), be enacted and passed this 15th day of April, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
PRC2013-09    Collingwood Harbour By-law
No. 161           Moved by Councillor Hull
                        Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report PRC2013-09, recommending Council approve By-law No. 2013-030, being the Collingwood Harbour By-law and attached Licence of Occupation, be received.
 
CARRIED
 
Clerk Almas clarified the change in the definition of Harbour Master, as being the Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture and includes any person that the Director has authorized in writing.
 
No. 162           Moved by Councillor Hull
                        Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-030, being a by-law to govern and regulate the operation and use of the Collingwood Harbour, be enacted and passed this 15th day of April, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS - Nil
 
BY-LAWS - Nil
 
NOTICE OF MOTION
The following notice of motion was provided by Deputy Mayor Lloyd for consideration at the next regular Council meeting:
  •  THAT Council direct staff to prepare the necessary site plan changes for the new arena at Central Park, to provide the entrance (access) be from Paterson Street. 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS - Nil
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Mayor Cooper requested Council advise the Clerk of any topics of interest they would like covered at an upcoming workshop that will be scheduled for members of Council. 
  • Mayor Cooper advised Council of a recent log jam that occurred along the river at the base of one of our rail line bridges. 
  • Ed Houghton noted that he is also divesting himself from the role of Executive Director of Public Works and thanked Council and staff for their ongoing dedication and support. 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 163           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                       Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-031, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held April 15th, 2013, be enacted and passed this 15th day of April, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor West
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:38pm.
 
            CARRIED                   
 
 
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MAYOR
 
 
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CLERK
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