April 29, 2013 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday April 29, 2013 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 5:00pm.
 
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DEPUTY MAYOR LLOYD CALLED COUNCIL TO ORDER
 
Members of Council Present:                      
Mayor Cooper (arrived at 5:39pm)
Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Councillor Edwards
Councillor Lloyd
Councillor Chadwick
Councillor Hull
Councillor West
Councillor Cunningham
Councillor Gardhouse (regrets)
 
Staff Present:                       
Sara Almas, Clerk
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer
Larry Irwin, Director of Information Technology (regrets)
Marta Proctor, Director of Leisure Services
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Services
Marcus Firman, Manager of Water Services (regrets)
             
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 178           Moved by Councillor Edwards
  Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for April 29th, 2013 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
                       
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 179           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                       Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
           
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held April 22nd, 2013, be approved as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events. 
  • Deputy Mayor Lloyd provided an update with respect to a recent meeting that was held with Mayor Cooper, Deputy Mayor Lloyd and former Acting CAO Ed Houghton about a funding solution that has been reached for the intersection of Huron and Hurontario Streets from the Ministry of Transportation. 
DEPUTATION – Nil
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 180           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
  • THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received. 
General Consent Items
A.1
Ontario Lottery and Gaming re: follow-up from Council’s resolution for financial support for public consultation
Received for Information
 
CARRIED
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS - NIL
 
STAFF REPORTS
New Recreation Facilities Construction Update
Marta Proctor, Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture, Ron Martin, Deputy Chief Building Official and Project Manager, and Paul Waddell, BLT Construction provided a brief presentation on the construction schedule for the new arena and centennial pool facilities and addressed questions from Council.
 
Mayor Cooper arrived at 5:39pm and resumed the Chair.
 
Highway 26 West Resurfacing Update
Brian MacDonald, Manager of Engineering and Ron Kerr, Engineer RJ Burnside, provided an overview of the proposed resurfacing project.  Mr. Kerr reviewed four alternative solutions, providing the preliminary preferred alternative of widening the existing road to provide for left turn lanes and improvements to facilitate alternative transportation modes. A public information centre has been scheduled for May 8, 2013, with input from the public and agencies to be submitted by June 10, 2013. An additional public information session will be schedule for August, with a design completed for the end of the year.
 
Mr. Kerr and Mr. MacDonald addressed questions from Council with respect to the location of the public information sessions, repairs to the road prior to resurfacing, whether government funding would be available for the project, improved transit, bus stop locations and bicycle lanes, and the lifespan of the Environmental Assessment.
 
T2013-10         2013 Tax Rates
No. 181           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report T2013-10 for information;
 
AND FURTHER THAT By-law No. 2013-036 be approved to provide for the levy and collection of  2013 tax levies against all rateable property in a the Town of Collingwood.
 
            CARRIED
 
No. 182           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                       Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-036, being a by-law to set the 2013 Transition Ratios, the 2013 Tax Rates and to levy taxes for the year 2013, be enacted and passed this 29th day of April, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
T2013-11         2013 BIA Levy
No. 183            Moved by Councillor Hull
                       Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report T2013-11 for information;
 
AND FURTHER THAT By-law No. 2013-037 be approved to provide for the levy and collection of a 2013 special charge against all rateable property in a business property class in the Collingwood Business Improvement Area in the amount of $412,000.
 
            CARRIED
 
No. 184           Moved by Councillor Hull
                       Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-037, being a by-law to provide for the levy and collection of sums required by the Collingwood Business Improvement Area for the year 2013, be enacted and passed this 29th day of April, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
P2013-07         Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment and Revisions and Extension
                      to a Draft
Approved Plan of Subdivision - Mair Mills Villages; Legal
                     Description: Part of the North Half of Lot 44, Concession 11, Town of
                     Collingwood, County of Simcoe
No. 185           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                       Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Staff Report P2013-07, recommending Council approve the reconfiguration of the Draft Approved Plan for the Mair Mills Villages Plan of Subdivision, and the associated Conditions of Draft Plan Approval, to reflect changes as generally set out in Appendices D and E;including that draft approval lapse after three years, April 29, 2016, in the event that a subdivision is not registered within that period.
 
AND THAT FURTHER Council enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2013-038 in order to support the implementation of the proposed changes to the Mair Mills Villages Plan of Subdivision; be approved.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 186           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                       Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-038, being a by-lawunder the provisions of Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, asamended, to rezone portions of land located within the Mair Mills  Villages Plan of Subdivision, be enacted and passed this 29th day of April, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
PRC2013-11    Purchase and Installation of Harbour Docks
No. 187           Moved by Councillor West
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report PRC2013-11, recommending Council award RFP No. PRC2013-07 to Kropf Industrial Inc., for the following components of the harbour docks: head dock, finger dock (1 set), dry dock (south), in the amount of $412,190.00 plus HST, be approved.
 
            CARRIED
 
MOTIONS - Nil
 
BY-LAWS - Nil
 
NOTICE OF MOTION - Nil
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
 
Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council request staff prepare a report to investigate the trails system as it relates to Harbour Street from Highway 26 toward the Georgian Trail and how it related to the trail system on the north side (Dawson Dr / Balmoral Village), ownership of the trails and the long term link of the trail system within this area. 
 
CARRIED
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Mayor Cooper informed Council of a meeting she attended with Minister Baird in Ottawa regarding low water levels and noted a further update will be provided at an upcoming meeting.
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 188           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                       Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-039, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held April 29th, 2013 be enacted and passed this 29th day of April, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:27pm.
 
             CARRIED                   
 
 
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MAYOR
 
 
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CLERK
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