August 12, 2013 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday August 12, 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 (regrets)
Councillor Cunningham
Councillor Gardhouse
 
Staff Present:                       
John Brown, Interim CAO
Sara Almas, Clerk
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer
Larry Irwin, Director of Information Technology
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Services
Peter Dunbar, Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture (Interim)
Brian MacDonald, Manager of Engineering Services
Marcus Firman, Manager of Water Services
                                              
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 310           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                        Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda and Addendum for August 12th, 2013 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 311           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                        Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held July 22nd, 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 - Nil
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 312           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
Blue Mountain Foundation of the Arts re: Announcement of the recipient of 21st recipient of the Robert G. Kemp Arts Award, Gaslight Community Theatre Productions
Received for Information
A.2
Dr. K. Leitch, MP Simcoe – Grey re: National Health and Fitness Day – request for participation/support in National Health & Fitness Day
Direction Required
A.3
Town of Port McNeill re: Urging local governments to help support Lac-Mégantic (motion prepared)
Direction Required
A.4
Ontario Energy Board re: Enbridge Gas Distribution’s 2014-2018 Rate Application
Received for Information
 
CARRIED
 
A.2       Dr. K. Leitch, MP Simcoe – Grey re: National Health and Fitness Day – request
            for participation/support in National Health & Fitness Day
 
No. 313           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                        Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council direct Staff to prepare a report to investigate opportunities to participate in and support a National Health and Fitness Day.
 
              CARRIED
 
A.3       Town of Port McNeill re: Urging local governments to help support Lac-Mégantic
 
No. 314           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                        Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the Town of Collingwood support Lac-Mégantic, Quebecin its fundraising efforts for disaster relief due to the recent train derailment by donating an amount of $1000.00 to Lac-Mégantic, Quebec.
 
                        CARRIED
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
 
No. 315           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                        Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the following minutes be hereby received:
  • Airport Services Board Minutes of July 17, 2013
  • Collingwood Heritage Committee minutes of July 18, 2013
 CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
HR2013-03      Extending Benefits to Active Full-time Employees and Council over
                        the Age of Sixty-Five
No. 316           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                        Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report HR2013-03, recommending Council extend benefits for all active full-time employees and council members beyond age sixty-five as per those benefits allowable under our benefits plan contracts, be approved.
 
CARRIED
 
T2013-19         2013 Council Grants
No. 317           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                        Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Staff Report T2013-19, entitled 2013 Council Grants, be received for information;
 
AND THAT Council complete and return the request evaluation forms to the Treasurer no later than August 31st for tabulation.
 
CARRIED
 

T2013-20         Development Charge Background Study
No. 318           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                        Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Staff Report T2013-20, entitled Development Charge Background Study, be received;
 
AND THAT Council authorize the Treasurer to retain Watson & Associates Ltd. to update the Town-Wide Development Charge Background (June 2009) and provide recommendations on the appropriate level of development charges to meet future growth related needs.
 
CARRIED
 
P2013-22         Proposed Official Plan Amendment No. 31; Proposed Zoning By-law
                        Amendment No. 2013-071;
100 Second Street, Collingwood; Town
                        File No: D084113; Applicant: Charis Developments Ltd.
No. 319           Moved by Councillor Hull
                        Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report P2013-22, recommending Council adopt Official Plan Amendment No. 31 and enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2013-071 pertaining to property municipally addressed as 100 Second Street, be received.
 
                        CARRIED
 
No. 320           Moved by Councillor Hull
                        Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-070, being a by-law to adopt Amendment No. 31 to the Official Plan of the Town of Collingwood, pertaining to property municipally addressed as 100 Second Street, be enacted and passed this 12th day of August, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 321           Moved by Councillor Hull
                        Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-071, 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 property municipally addressed as 100 Second Street, be enacted and passed this 12th day of August, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
P2013-23         Statement of Common Principles – Primary Settlement Areas
No. 322           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                        Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Staff Report P2013-23, recommending Council support the Statement of Common Principles that have been prepared by the designated Primary Settlement Areas located in Barrie, Innisfil, Bradford West Gwillimbury, Collingwood, New Tecumseth, Midland, Penetanguishene and Orillia, be approved.
 
CARRIED
 
P2013-24         Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment No. 2013-072; 55 Mountain
                         Road, Collingwood; Town File No: D14413; Applicant: RioCan
                         Collingwood Centre
No. 323           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                        Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Staff Report P2013-24, recommending Council enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2013-072 to amend the current provisions of the Regional Commercial Exception One (C2-1) zone on land municipally known as 55 Mountain Road, be received.
 
CARRIED
 

No. 324           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                        Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-072, being a by-lawunder  the provision of Section 34 of thePlanning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended, to amend the current provisions of the Regional Commercial Exception One (C2-1) zone on land municipally known as 55 Mountain Road, be enacted and passed this 12th day of August, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
PRC2013-13    Municipal Event By-law and Municipal Alcohol Policy
No. 325           Moved by Councillor Hull
                        Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Staff Report PRC2013-13, recommending Council enact and pass proposed revisions to By-law No. 2006-04, being the Municipal Event By-law, be received;
 
AND THAT Council hereby approve the revised Municipal Alcohol Policy.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 326           Moved by Councillor Hull
                        Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-065, being a by-law to licence, regulate and govern exhibitions, concerts, festivals and organized public amusements held for profit or otherwise, be enacted and passed this 12th day of August, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
PW2013-10     Review of MIII (Municipal Infrastructure Investment Initiative)
                         Program
No. 327           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                        Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report PW2013-10 entitled “Review of MIII (Municipal Infrastructure Investment Initiative) Program” be received;
 
AND THAT Council submits this report to the Ministry of Rural Affairs as part of our comments on the MIII (Municipal Infrastructure Investment Initiative) Program.
 
CARRIED
 
PW2013-11     Pavement Rehabilitation of Beachwood Road (Formerly Hwy 26)
No. 328           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                        Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Staff Report PW2013-11 entitled “Pavement Rehabilitation of Beachwood Road (Formerly Hwy 26)” be received;
 
AND THAT a copy of this report be provided to the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) and staff working with the MTO to address these concerns.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 329           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                        Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT this Council proceeds in camera in order to address a matter pertaining to:
checked litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board;
checked advice that is subject to solicitor/client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose;
checked personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;
checked a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land for municipal or local board purposes;
 
Items for Discussion:  a) Airport Property; b) Discuss OMB Appeal (Pretty River Estates); and c) Personnel matter
 
CARRIED


PRC2013-17    Harbour Docks
No. 330           Moved by Councillor Hull
                        Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT Staff Report PRC2013-17, recommendingCouncil approve the proposed revisions to the current Harbour Dock Project design, within the approved capital budget, be hereby approved. 
 
                        CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS - Nil
 
NOTICE OF MOTION
  • Councillor Chadwick provided a Notice of Motion with respect to a reward policy for information leading to the arrest for damage to municipal property.
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS - Nil
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Pending List Review
 
No. 331           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                        Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council receive the Pending List, as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT Council direct Staff to prepare a report to consider E-bikes on municipal trails and parks.
 
CARRIED
 
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (6:30pm)
 
Moved by Councillor Edwards
Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (8:51pm)
 
CARRIED
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 332           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                        Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-073, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held August 12th, 2013 be enacted and passed this 12th day of August, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 8:52pm.
                                                                                                                     
            CARRIED                   
 
 
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MAYOR
 
 
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CLERK
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