June 17, 2013 Council Minutes

 
A meeting of Council was held Monday June 17, 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 (regrets)
Councillor Chadwick
Councillor Hull
Councillor West
Councillor Cunningham
Councillor Gardhouse
 
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
Brian MacDonald, Manager of Engineering Services
Marcus Firman, Manager of Water Services
    
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 243           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd       
 Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for June 17th, 2013 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Deputy Mayor Lloyd declared a pecuniary interest with respect to the upgrades to the Collingwood Museum Honour Wall, as he may be retained by Monument Restoration Limitedto undertake a portion of the proposed work.
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 244           Moved by Councillor Edwards
  Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held June 10th, 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
  • Environment Network – Boardwalk Youth Skills Development Project
Michele Rich, Executive Director, Environment Network informed Council of a youth initiative they are undertaking called “Youth Opportunities Project”.  The project has engaged ten youths and provided skills development and job training opportunities and workshops.   
 
Council congratulated Ms. Rich, and the Environment Network for their work with some of our local youth to provide valuable life and skills opportunities.
  
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 245           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
 Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received. 
 
General Consent Items
A.1
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit re: West Nile Virus Program Planning 2013
Received for Information
A.2
Simcoe Pride re: Request for flag raising ceremony August 6th to Promote Pride Week (Response from Office of the Mayor attached)
Received for Information
A.3
Ontario Heritage Trust re: Call for nominations for the 2013 Recognition Programs. Deadline for nominations: September 30, 2013
Received for Information
A.4
Federation of Canadian Municipalities re: Applications for committee positions on FCM Standing Committees and Forums
Received for Information
 
CARRIED
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 246           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
 Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the Collingwood Downtown BIA Board of Management Minutes of May 22, 2013 be hereby received.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 247           Moved by Councillor West
  Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council approve the Collingwood Museum Three Year Strategic Plan as recommended by the Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee, at their meeting of April 24, 2013. (Multi-year plan attached)
 
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
PRC2013-14    Collingwood Museum – Upgrade Honour Wall
 
COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
x
 
R. Lloyd (conflict)
 
 
Edwards
x
 
K. Lloyd (absent)
 
 
Chadwick
x
 
Hull
x
 
West
x
 
Cunningham
x
 
Gardhouse
x
 
TOTAL
7
0
No. 248           Moved by Councillor West
 Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Staff Report PRC2013-14, recommending Council award the contract for the Collingwood Museum Honour Wall upgrade to Monument Restoration Limited for a total cost of $43,788.00 plus applicable taxes, allocated within the approved budget, be approved.
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
** 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.
 
P2013-15         Proposed Official Plan Amendment No. 30, Proposed Zoning By-law
                        Amendment No. 2013-053; 201 Raglan Street, Collingwood; Town File
                       No: D084212; Applicant: Mr. Scott Strandholt
 
No. 249           Moved by Councillor Hull
  Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Staff Report P2013-15, recommending Council adopt Official Plan Amendment No. 30 and enact and pass amending Zoning Bylaw No. 2013-053 to re-designate and rezone land municipally addressed as 201 Raglan Street to allow for expanded commercial and medical uses, be received.
 
CARRIED
  
No. 250           Moved by Councillor Hull
 Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-052, being a by-law to adopt Amendment No. 30 to the Official Plan of the Town of Collingwood, to re-designate land municipally addressed as 201 Raglan Street, be enacted and passed this 17th day of June, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 251           Moved by Councillor Hull
 Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-053, being a by-law under the provision of sections 24(2) and 34 of the Planning Act,  R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended, to rezone land municipally addressed as 201 Raglan Street, be enacted and passed this 17th day of June, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
T2013-15         Operating Surplus Allocation
No. 252           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
  Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report T2013-15 for information, and approve the allocation of the operating surplus as identified herein.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS - Nil
BY-LAWS - Nil
NOTICE OF MOTION – Nil
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
  • Councillor Gardhouse inquired to the status of the staff report regarding an Integrity Commissioner. Clerk Almas confirmed it will be on the June 24th Council agenda for consideration. 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Mayor Cooper and Marcus Firman provided an update to the status of the rail line suggesting a full discussion with the County and affected municipalities take place to investigate potential opportunities and partnerships.
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 253           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
  Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-054, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held June 17th, 2013 be enacted and passed this 17th day of June, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 5:59pm.
                                                                                                                     
            CARRIED                   
 
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MAYOR
 
 
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CLERK
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