September 23, 2013 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday September 23, 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 (regrets)
Councillor Lloyd (regrets)
Councillor Chadwick
Councillor Hull
Councillor West
Councillor Cunningham
Councillor Gardhouse
 
Staff Present:                       
John Brown, CAO (Interim)
Sara Almas, Clerk
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Services
Karen Cubitt, Manager of Culture & Events
Brian MacDonald, Manager of Engineering Services
 
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 372           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for September 23rd, 2013 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 373           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
  Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held September 16th, 2013 be approved as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events.
DEPUTATION - Nil
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 374           Moved by Councillor West
  Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the Parks, Recreation & Culture Advisory Committee Minutes of August 21, 2013 be hereby received.
 
 CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS - Nil
 
MOTIONS
No. 375           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
  Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
WHEREAS the current draft conditions and future applications for subdivision approval require the public dedication of the provincial significant wetlands known as the Silver Creek Wetland Complex;
 
AND WHEREAS the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Foundation is requesting joint support of their strategy for the protection of the Silver Creek Wetlands Complex from the Town of Collingwood, Town of The Blue Mountains, Nottawasaga Valley Conversation Authority, Grey Sauble Conservation Authority and the Niagara Escarpment Commission;
 
COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
x
 
R. Lloyd
x
 
Edwards (absent)
 
 
K. Lloyd (absent)
 
 
Chadwick
x
 
Hull
x
 
West
x
 
Cunningham
x
 
Gardhouse
x
 
TOTAL
7
0
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council of the Town of Collingwood hereby supports in principle the stewardship of the Provincially Significant Wetlands known as the Silver Creek Wetland through a management plan/contract with the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council authorize Planning Staff to work co-operatively with the various agencies to investigate this initiative and that staff undertake a municipal policy review respecting protection and ownership of environmentally protected lands.
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
x
 
R. Lloyd
x
 
Edwards (absent)
 
 
K. Lloyd (absent)
 
 
Chadwick
x
 
Hull
x
 
West
x
 
Cunningham
x
 
Gardhouse
x
 
TOTAL
7
0
 
BY-LAWS
No. 376           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
  Seconded by Councillor    
   Cunningham
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-082, being a by-law to execute an employment contract (2 year) for a Chief Administrative Officer (John Brown) for the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 23rd day of September, 2013.
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 


No. 377           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-083, being a by-law to authorize the execution of a Transfer Payment Agreement between Her Majesty the Queen in right of the Province of Ontario, as represented by the Minister of Transportation for the Province of Ontario and the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 23rd day of September, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
NOTICE OF MOTION - Nil
 
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS - Nil
 
OTHER BUSINESS - Nil
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 378           Moved by Councillor Hull
  Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-084, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held September 23rd, 2013 be enacted and passed this 23rd day of September, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 5:22pm.
                                                                                                                     
            CARRIED                   
 
 
______________________________
MAYOR
 
 
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CLERK
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