November 4, 2013 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council will be held Monday November 4, 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
 
Staff Present:                       
John Brown, CAO
Sara Almas, Clerk
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Services
Marta Proctor, Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture
Brian MacDonald, Manager of Engineering Services
Marcus Firman, Chief Operating Officer (Water/Wastewater)
Jennett Mays, Communications Officer
Trent Elyea, Fire Chief
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 424           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda and Addendum for November 4th, 2013 be adopted as presented.
 
  CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 425           Moved by Councillor West
                      Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held October 28th, 2013, be approved as presented.
 
   CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES - Nil
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Presentation of “The Bill Henderson Award” given to an OBOA (Ontario Building Officials Association) member for outstanding service to Bill Plewes, Director Building Services/Chief Building Official
Matt Farrell, OBOA Director and Awards Chair along with Mike Seiling, President of OBOA, Aubrey LeBlanc, OBOA CAO, and Andy Jones, OBOA Director presented the Bill Henderson Award to Bill Plewes acknowledging his outstanding work, dedication and accomplishments over the years. Mr. Plewes thanked the OBOA, the Town of Collingwood, staff and family for their ongoing support and recognition.
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events.
DEPUTATIONS – Nil
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 426           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
Christies re: Naming of walkway between 93 Hurontario St (Forwarded to Walkway and Lane Committee for review)
Received for Information
A.2
Christies re: Downtown Tenant Parking Winter Season Overnight Parking (Staff currently investigating program)
Received for Information
A.3
Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority re: Request for Council support for Ground Water Project Proposal: Three Dimensional Mapping of Quaternary Deposits in the Central Simcoe County Area (motion prepared)
Direction Required
 
CARRIED
 
A.3       Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority re: Request for Council support for
            Ground Water Project Proposal: Three Dimensional Mapping of Quaternary
            Deposits in the Central Simcoe County Area
 
No. 427           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                     Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council support the Ground Water Project Proposal: 3D mapping of Quaternary Deposits in the central Simcoe County area indentified in the correspondence provided by the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority attached hereto.
 
CARRIED
 
REports/MINUTES of Committees/boards
No. 428           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                      Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the minutes of the Collingwood Heritage Committee Special Meeting held October 24, 2013 be hereby received.
 
   CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
Hume Street Presentation
Brian MacDonald, Manager, Engineering and Ron Kerr, Project Manager, R.J. Burnside & Associates Limited provide a detailed presentation to Council outlining the scope of the Environmental Assessment. 
 
PW2013-18      Hume Street Widening and Reconstruction from Pretty River
                       Parkway to Hurontario St., Addendum to the Existing Environmental
                       Assessment
 
No. 429           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                       Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report PW2013-18 entitled “Hume Street Widening and Reconstruction from Pretty River Parkway to Hurontario Street - Addendum to the existing EA”;
     
AND THAT Council approve the recommendation as put forth in the Addendum to the existing Hume Street Environmental Assessment proposing on-road bicycle lanes instead of the 3.0m multi-use trail.
 
CARRIED
 
FS2013-02      Dispatch Services
No. 430           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                      Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report FS2013-02 entitled Dispatch Services;
 
AND THAT Council approve the Town of Collingwood continue to receive dispatch services from the City of Barrie - Fire and Emergency Services.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 431           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                      Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-095, being a by-law to authorize the execution of a Fire Dispatch Services Agreement between the City of Barrie and the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 4th day of November, 2013.
 
  CARRIED
 
P2013-29         Proposed Official Plan Amendment No. 32; Proposed Zoning By-law
                       Amendment No. 2013-097; 500 Ontario Street, Collingwood; Town
                       File No: D084213; Applicant: Olivia Cheng Medical Corporation
 
No. 432           Moved by Councillor Hull
                      Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Staff Report P2013-29, recommending Council adopt Official Plan Amendment No. 32 and enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2013-097 (500 Ontario Street) in order to permit a medical clinic within an existing building on the subject property, be received.
 
                        CARRIED
 
No. 433           Moved by Councillor Hull
                       Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-096, being a by-lawto adopt Amendment No. 32 to the Official Plan of the Town of Collingwood to permit a medical clinic use within an existing building on property municipally known as 500 Ontario Street,, be enacted and passed this 4th day of November, 2013.
 
   CARRIED
 
No. 434           Moved by Councillor Hull
                       Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No.2013-097, being a by-law under the provision of Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, C. P.13, as amended, to permit a medical clinic use within an existing building on property municipally known as 500 Ontario Street, be enacted and passed this 4th day of November, 2013.
 
                        CARRIED
 
PRC2013-22    Award of Tender PRC2013-18 – Snowplowing Municipal Parking Lots
                       Central Park
No. 435           Moved by Councillor West
                       Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report PRC2013-22, recommending Council award the contract for the snowplowing of Central Park to Darren Neil and Sons Excavating Inc. for a total cost of up to $7592.00 per month for the next two seasons;
 
AND THAT Council authorize staff and the Mayor to sign all necessary documents to execute the contract; be hereby approved.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 436           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                       Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT this Council proceeds in Camera in order to address a matter pertaining to:
checked personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees; and
checked a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board.
 
Items for Discussion a) Personnel matter and b) Sale of Terminals
 
   CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS - Nil
 
NOTICE OF MOTION
  • Councillor Chadwick provided two notice of motions, generally in the following form, to be considered at the next Council meeting including:
1)    The Collingwood Terminals remain available for sale; and
2)    Remove the yacht club basin from the list of surplus municipal property.
 
COUNTY REPORT
  • Deputy Mayor Lloyd provided an update to matters being discussed at the County including budget discussions, waste management, and speed limits.
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
  • Collingwood Heritage Committee Minutes, September 19, 2013 (motion deferred from October 21st, 2013)
No. 437           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                      Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the former Victoria School Annex building located at 400 Maple Street be added to the Municipal Register of Cultural Heritage Properties.
 
  CARRIED
  • Councillor Hull requested an update on the status of the rail line be provided at a future Council meeting.
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Economic Development Initiative
Councillor Lloyd provided Council with an overview of the proposal that has the potential to receive County funding for an initiative to form a ‘Collingwood and Region Business Centre’, a centrally located, full service operation that will house a potential new marketing and economic development position, Centre for Business, the Small Business Enterprise Centre, all within close proximity to other partners being the BIA, Chamber of Commerce and the Georgian Triangle Tourist Association. Councillor Lloyd further reviewed the partnerships, benefits and objectives of the project including the development of a marketing strategy and providing a support network. Next steps are to apply for grant funding through the County and seek Councils approval through a staff report being prepared by the CAO, including other viable funding options.   
 
COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
x
 
R. Lloyd
x
 
Edwards
x
 
K. Lloyd
x
 
Chadwick
x
 
Hull
x
 
West
x
 
Cunningham
x
 
Gardhouse
x
 
TOTAL
9
0

No. 438           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                       Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council direct staff to prepare a report to review application options to access the County of Simcoe Economic Development Grant program.
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
  • Pending List Review
No. 439           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                       Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council receive the Pending List and direct that the two identified requests (triangular canopies and a connecting ice path) be referred to 2014 budget deliberations, the item to enclose the lawn bowling site be referred to 2015 budget deliberations, and remove the deadline for the Harbour Master Plan update.
 
CARRIED
  • The CAO will provide Council with information pertaining to the staffing complement of CollusPowerStream in comparison to other municipalities with respect to a per customer basis, as requested by Councillor Hull.
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (7:03pm)
 
Moved by Councillor Cunningham
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (7:47pm)
 
CARRIED
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 440           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                      Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-098, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the Special Meeting of Council held October 31, 2013 and the regular meeting of Council held November 4th, 2013, be enacted and passed this 4th day of November, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 7:48pm.
                                                                                                                     
            CARRIED                   
 
 
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MAYOR
 
 
 
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CLERK
 
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