October 21, 2013 Council Agenda

A meeting of Council will be held Monday October 21, 2013 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 5:00pm.

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  • THAT the content of the Council Agenda for October 21st, 2013 be adopted as presented.
4.  a) ADOPTION OF MINUTES, for the regular meeting of Council held October 7th,
         2013. (errors & omissions)
  • Development Update
  • Cheque Presentation to Special Olympics from Mayor’s Golf Challenge Cup, Terry Sears and Ron Mawditt
  • Local Government Week Poster Contest Winners, Mayor Cooper
6.1       Proposed Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment
            (500 Ontario Street)
500 Ontario Street
The proposed Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments (Town File No. D084213) pertain to a parcel of land located to the northeast of the Pretty River Parkway and Ontario Street intersection.  The subject property is approximately 0.68 ha (1.69 ac) in lot area and is legally described as Lots 9-11, Blocks B and C, Registered Plan 1724. The property is known municipally as 500 Ontario Street.
THE PURPOSE AND EFFECT of the proposed Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments is to add to the list of permitted uses on the subject property to allow for a medical clinic.
ANY PERSON may attend the public meeting and/or make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment. 
  • Collingwood G & M Hospital - Strategic Plan 2013 – 2017, Linda Davis, G & M Hospital  CEO & President and Sheila Metras, Board Chair
General Consent Items
Nottawasaga  Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) Highlights of the NVCA Board of Directors Meetings – No 08/13-Sept. 27, 2013 
Received for Information
Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario/Ontario Municipal Board re: OMB Case No. PL120784 – Huntingwood Trails (Collingwood) Ltd. 
Received for Information
Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration re: June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism in Ontario. Nominations deadline is December 5, 2013 
Received for Information
County of Simcoe, Clerk’s Department re: Resolution regarding Pretty River Academy
Received for Information
Canadian Diabetes Association re: Request for declaration of November as Diabetes Month and November 14th as World Diabetes Day 
Received for Information
Consul-General of Japan re: Recent visit to Collingwood 
Received for Information
9. MOVE INTO COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE (Staff Reports/By-laws if deemed expedient)           
THAT the following minutes be hereby received:
  • Airport Services Board Minutes, September 18, 2013
  • Collingwood Downtown BIA Board of Management Minutes, September 25, 2013
THAT the following minutes be hereby received and the recommendations therein be approved:
  • Collingwood Heritage Committee Minutes, September 19, 2013
Recommendation: THAT the Emergency Preparedness Plan be reviewed to specifically address the stabilization and mitigation of damage to Heritage Designated buildings located within Collingwood in the event of a man made or natural disaster.
Recommendation: THAT the former Victoria School Annex building located at 400 Maple Street be added to the Municipal Register of Cultural Heritage Properties. (This would allow the municipality 60 days to respond to a demolition application, if presented).
11.          STAFF REPORTS
T2013-21         2014 Budget Development Guidelines & Schedule 
RECOMMENDING THAT Council direct staff to submit a draft 2014 Budget consistent with its directed guidelines.
T2013-24         Tax Write Offs pursuant to Section 358 of the Municipal Act, 2001 
RECOMMENDING THAT Council approves the cancellation, reduction or refund of taxes pursuant to applications made under Section 358 of the Municipal Act, 2001 totalling $1,201.34 of which $730.34 is the Town’s portion and amounts charged back to the County and school boards are $252.72 and $218.28 respectively, as listed in Appendix A attached.
T2013-25         Ontario Infrastructure and Lands Corporation (OILC) Application
                       and Financing Agreement 
RECOMMENDING THAT By-law No. 2013-088 be passed toauthorize the submission of an application to the Ontario Infrastructure and Lands Corporation (OILC) in the amount of $2,252,200 for financing of certain capital works as noted in Schedule “A” to the by-law;
AND THAT Council authorize the Mayor and Treasurer to enter into a financing agreement on behalf of the Municipality.
  • THAT By-law No. 2013-088, being a by-law to authorize the submission of an application to the Ontario Infrastructure and Lands Corporation (“OILC”) for financing certain capital works of the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood (The “Municipality”); to authorize the temporary borrowing from OILC to meet expenditures in connection with such works; and to authorise long term borrowing for such works through the issue of debentures, be enacted and passed this 21st day of October, 2013.
T2013-26         2013 Council Grants 
RECOMMENDING THAT Council receive staff report T2013-26 2013 Council Grants for information;
AND THAT Council direct the Treasurer to prepare the cheques, as recommended herein for distribution.
P2013-28       Part Lot Control Exemption By-law No. 2013-088; Pretty River Estates
                    (Liberty) Subdivision; Creation of Two Semi-detached Lots;
                    Applicant: Delpark Homes; (Collingwood) Limited; Address: 21 and 23
                    Robertson Street;
(Lot 83, Registered Plan No. 51M-945), Town of
                    Collingwood, County of Simcoe; Town File No.
RECOMMENDING THAT Council enact and pass Part Lot Control Exemption By-law No. 2013-089 in order to create two semi-detached lots in the Pretty River Estates subdivision.
  • THAT By-law No. 2013-089, being a by-law  to exempt a portion of land from the Park Lot Control provisions of the Planning Act, be enacted and passed this 21st day of October, 2013. 
P2013-27      Authorizing By-law to Execute a Site Plan Control Agreement;
                  Owner: Charis Developments Ltd. Project Name : 100 Second Street;
                  Town File No. D11913; Civic Address: 100 Second Street, Collingwood 
RECOMMENDING THAT Council enacts and passes an authorization by-law to execute a Site Plan Control Agreement for a residential development at 100 Second Street.
  • THAT By-law No. 2013-090, being a by-law to authorize the execution of a Site Plan Control Agreement between Charis Developments Ltd., Harbouredge Mortgage Investment Corporation, The Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, COLLUS Powerstream Corp. and Collingwood Public Utilities Municipal Services Board be enacted and passed this 21st day of October, 2013. 
PW2013-16     Approval of 6 Month Collingwood Blue Mountain Link Transit
RECOMMENDING THAT Council approves Staff Report PW2013-16 for a six month trial transit service between the Town of Collingwood and The Blue Mountains at a cost of $18, 000 for the Town of Collingwood portion of the service;
AND THAT Council authorize staff and the Mayor to execute the necessary Operating Agreement with The Town of The Blue Mountains to operate as the “Host” Municipality for transit operations;
AND THAT Council authorize staff and the Mayor to execute the necessary Funding Agreement with Blue Mountain Resort and Blue Mountain Village Association;
AND THAT staff provide regular updates to Council on service levels of the Collingwood Blue Mountain Transit Link.
12.          MOTIONS
  • WHEREAS ‘Better Together Collingwood’ has conducted and made public a survey and has placed an advertisement in the Enterprise Bulletin dated October 4th, 2013, noting the surveys conclusions;
AND WHEREAS ‘Better Together Collingwood’ has also commented on the survey in the October 4th, 2013 edition of the Enterprise Bulletin, and further written the Editor of the Collingwood Connected dated October 4th, 2013 with the subsequent publishing of his letter;
AND WHEREAS ‘Better Together Collingwood’ has not made public the methodology used or professional research company engaged to undertake the survey;
AND WHEREAS the survey may or may not be valid, nor the respondents fairly reflect the community as a whole;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council respectfully requests ‘Better Together Collingwood’ provide to Council and make public, in both local newspapers, the information requested herein, so that the public of Collingwood can be properly informed of the survey conclusions, including assurance of the professionalism and credibility of the survey.
  • 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; and
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.
Items for Discussion: a) Expropriation Review; b)  Personnel Matters
  • THAT By-law No. 2013-091, 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 Rural Affairs and the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 21st day of October, 2013. (Municipal Infrastructure Investment Initiative Capital Program) 
  • THAT By-law No. 2013-092, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held October 21st, 2013 be enacted and passed this 21st day of October, 2013.
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