June 3, 2013 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday June 3, 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
Councillor Gardhouse (sent regrets)
 
Staff Present:                       
Sara Almas, Clerk
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer
Larry Irwin, Director of Information Technology
Marta Proctor, Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Services
Bill Plewes, Chief Building Official
Brian MacDonald, Manager of Engineering Services
Marcus Firman, Manager of Water Services
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 222           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor Edwards
  • THAT the content of the Council Agenda and Addendum for June 3rd, 2013 be adopted as presented.
   CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
     
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 223           Moved by Councillor Edwards
  Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
  • THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held May 27th, 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
  • Aecom on behalf of Ministry of Transportation re: Highway 26 Transportation Study findings and recommendations
Kevin Jones, Consultant Project Manager, joined by representatives of the Ministry of Transportation (MTO), addressed Council with respect to the Highway 26 Transportation Study undertaken by the MTO.  Mr. Jones reviewed the study area, and presented its objectives, the travel survey program, forecasting of future growth in travel demands, network deficiencies, problems and opportunities associated with Highway 26, and the development and evaluation of alternatives. The recommended alternative and improvement program from the transportation study was indentified, being recommendations from Alternative 4.1A / 4.1B.  Next steps include a companion study being undertaken by the province and initiate future studies as funding becomes available.
 
Mr. Jones addressed questions with respect to future development impacts, loss of the Highway 26 Connecting Link funding, commuting and local transit trips, municipal access to the data collected, and project completion dates.  
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 224           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
Canadian Food Inspection Agency Emerald Ash Border Outreach Campaign: Notice to Stakeholders
Received for Information
 
CARRIED
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS - Nil
 
STAFF REPORTS
P2013-13        Zoning By-law Amendment No. 2013-048; Project: Consar Plan of 
                     Subdivision; Applicant: Consar Development (Collingwood) Inc.;
                     Town File No: D141012
 
No. 225           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
  Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report P2013-13, recommending Council enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2013-048 (Consar Subdivision), be received.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 226           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
  Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-048, being a by-law under the provisions of sections 34 and 36 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended, to place the lands within the  Consar Plan of Subdivision into various residential, recreation or environmental protection zones,be enacted and passed this 3rd day of June, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
P2013-14         Extension of Draft Approval of Plan of Subdivision; Town File No.
                      D1202113 (CWT-2010-002); Owner: The Preserve at Georgian Bay Inc.;
                      Project Name: The Preserve at Georgian Bay; Part of Lots 48, 49 & 50,
                      Concession 11; Town of Collingwood, County of Simcoe
 
No. 227           Moved by Councillor Hull
  Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report P2013-14, recommending Council grant an extension of three (3) years to the Draft or The Preserve at Georgian Bay Plan of Subdivision (Consulate East lands), be approved.
 
CARRIED
 
C2013-10        Land Lease Agreement – 30 Mountain Road
No. 228           Moved by Councillor West
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Staff Report C2013-10, recommending Council enact and pass a by-law to authorize the execution of a Lease Agreement, to come into force and effect upon completion of the Agreement of Purchase and Sale between The Church of God of Prophecy of Canada (in trust for Journey Community Church) and the Town of Collingwood, to permit parking on municipal lands described as Part 1 of Reference Plan 51R-30684, be received.
 
CARRIED
 

No. 229           Moved by Councillor West
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-049, being a by-lawto authorize the execution of a Land Lease Agreement between The Church of God of Prophecy of Canada (in trust for Journey Community Church) and the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 3rd day of June, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
PW2013-06     Execution of Red Cross Specialized Transit Service Agreement
No. 230           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick  
 
THAT Staff Report PW2013-06, outliningthe execution of the contract for the operation and maintenance of the Red Cross Specialized Transit Service, be received;
 
AND THAT Council hereby approve the 5 year contract with The Canadian Red Cross at an annual cost of $113,967.00 and authorize the Mayor and staff to sign all necessary documents to execute the contract.
 
CARRIED
 
PW2013-08     Huron St and Hurontario St Intersection Improvements
No. 231           Moved by Councillor West
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Staff Report PW2013-08, entitled “Huron St and Hurontario St Intersection Improvements”, be received;
 
AND THAT Council hereby approve RJ Burnside Limited to complete the design and contract administration of the Huron St and Hurontario St Intersection Improvements to an upset amount of $71,966.
 
CARRIED
 
DEPUTATION 
  • Pretty River Academy Proposal
Maurice Byrne, on behalf of the Board of Directors of Pretty River Academy, thanked Council for the opportunity to present and provided an overview of the Pretty River Academy (PRA) proposal for moving forward with the Sport Dome Facility. Mr. Byrne explained it would be a joint opportunity to work with the Town acting primarily as the booking agent, with no net loss to the Town.  Mr Byrne further stated that PRA is not looking for any lease fees or contributions to the mortgage associated with the building.
 
Mr. Byrne and Mr. Leo Longo, Municipal Solicitor addressed questions with respect to legal liability with respect to the facilities and regulatory compliance with issues including accessibility requirements if the Town was a shareholder.   Council also inquired about the relationship between the school and the Town being some type of corporation, user fee structure, development charge deferral, and operation of the school for the upcoming school year.
 
Council requested Mr. Longo and staff to prepare a report with respect to the Pretty River Academy proposal with input and options provided by our solicitor and the Parks, Recreation and Culture Department, to address the following matters:
 
  1. Deferral of applicable Development Charges
  2. Extent of the Town’s role in the ongoing operation of the PRA Dome Facility
  3. The Towns liabilities, including accessibility requirements with respect to the proposal
  4. Operation logistics for providing the service 
MOTIONS - Nil
 
BY-LAWS - Nil
 
NOTICE OF MOTION - Nil
 
COUNTY REPORT
  • Deputy Mayor Lloyd provided an update to matters being discussed at the County including a waste management update to service areas and extension of bus services within the County. 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
  • Council inquired about the status of a number of outstanding matters.
Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council direct that the Collus Funds Proceeds Report come forward to Council for the next regular meeting of Council for further consideration.
 
CARRIED
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Pending List
Council requested staff review the pending list and provide a report back to Council on priority items and items that Council may choose to reconsider.
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 232           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
   Seconded by Councillor West
 
  • THAT By-law No. 2013-050, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held June 3rd, 2013 be enacted and passed this 3rd day of June, 2013.
 CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor West
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:36 pm.

                                                                                                                 

            CARRIED                   

  

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CLERK

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