November 18, 2013 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was be held Monday November 18, 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
Councillor Chadwick
Councillor Hull
Councillor West
Councillor Cunningham
Councillor Gardhouse
 
Staff Present:                       
John Brown, CAO (regrets)
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 (regrets)
                                            
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 441           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for November 18, 2013 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
           
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 442           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the minutes of the Special Meeting of Council held October 31, 2013 and the regular meeting of Council held November 4, 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
  • Proposed Sale of Terminals
Mr. Donald May addressed Council to request that a comprehensive review of the planning uses and engineering requirements be undertaken prior to relisting the terminal property for sale.  Mr. May indicated that a well developed plan that is integrated with the harbour/waterfront strategy will significantly maximize the municipal waterfront asset.  
Mr. Mays also addressed questioned from Council.
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 443           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                        Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
 
General Consent Items
A.1
J. Gosnell re: Council’s consideration of sale of terminals
Received for Information
 
CARRIED
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 444           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                      Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the Collingwood Heritage Committee minutes of October 17, 2013 be hereby received.
 
  CARRIED
 
No. 445           Moved by Councillor Hull
                      Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee minutes, of October 16, 2013 be hereby received and the recommendations therein be approved:
Recommendation: THAT Council endorse the museum attached policiesas presented.
 
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
CAO2013-02   Proposal for the County of Simcoe’s Economic Development
                       Funding 2013
No. 446           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Staff Report CAO2013-02, recommending Council approve the submission to the County of Simcoe Economic Development 2013 Funding Program for the development of an Economic Development Strategy, economic development website, and a “Community Profile”, be approved.
 
                        CARRIED
 
C2013-23        Cat Spay/Neuter Program – Partnership Opportunity
No. 447           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                      Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report C2013-23, recommendingCouncil provide funding in the amount of $4,000.00 to the Georgian Triangle Humane Society (GTHS) to establish a cat spay neuter assistance program aimed at promoting responsible pet ownership, be approved.
 
CARRIED
 
C2013-24        County of Simcoe - Closed Meeting Investigator Partnership
No. 448           Moved by Councillor West
                      Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Staff Report C2013-24, recommending Council authorize the Town of Collingwood’s continued participation in the Closed Meeting Investigator Service Contract with JGM Consulting, as provided through the partnership opportunity with the County of Simcoe, be approved.
 
CARRIED
 
CPU2013-02    Proposed Source Water Protection License Agreements for Data
                      Sharing with the NVCA and LSRCA
No. 449           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report CPU2013-02, recommending Council consider enacting a by-law for the purpose of authorizing Data Sharing Agreements with the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority and Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, be received.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 450           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-099, being a by-law to authorize the execution of Source Water Protection Licence Agreements between the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority, Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority and the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 18th day of November, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
HR2013-04      Holiday Closure – December 27, 2013
No. 451           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                      Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Staff Report HR2013-04, recommending Council authorize the holiday closure of public municipal administration offices on December 27, 2013, be approved.
 
CARRIED
 
PW2013-19    Extension of Collingwood Wasaga Beach Link Hours of Service
No. 452          Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                     Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Staff Report PW2013-19, recommending Council approve extension of hours of service for the Collingwood Wasaga Beach Link for a (6) six month period at a total cost of $9,500 for the Town of Collingwood portion of the service; be approved.
 
CARRIED
 
P2013-30         Age-Friendly Community Designation
No. 453           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                      Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Staff Report P2013-30, entitled Age-Friendly Community Planning, be received for information purposes.
 
  CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 454           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                       Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the recreation lands and harbour basin under lease agreement with the Yacht Club be removed from the list of surplus municipal propertyto provide time to review our waterfront and harbour strategy.
 
Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council defer this matter pending discussions at the upcoming strategic review session.
 
CARRIED
 
COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
x
 
R. Lloyd
x
 
Edwards (absent)
 
 
K. Lloyd
x
 
Chadwick
x
 
Hull
x
 
West
x
 
Cunningham
x
 
Gardhouse
 
x
TOTAL
7
1
No. 455           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                       Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
WHEREAS the terminal building located at 1 Heritage Drive remains unsold and identified as surplus property;
 
BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council refer the terminal sale review to the 2014 budget deliberation, or sooner as deemed appropriate by the CAO and Clerk.
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
BY-LAWS - Nil
NOTICE OF MOTION- Nil
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS - Nil


OTHER BUSINESS
Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT Council request that School Board Trustee(s) be invited to provide a report and update to Council on various Board programs, funding, initiatives, and capacity matters.  
 
CARRIED
  • Councillor Hull requested clarification with respect to the recreation facilities snow removal contract.   It was further noted that the contract will run concurrent with the existing snow removal contracts such that they can be incorporated in the same future snow removal review process for all municipal lots and facilities.    
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 456           Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
                       Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT By-law No. 2013-100, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held November 18th, 2013, be enacted and passed this 18th day of November, 2013.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:24pm.
                                                                                                                     
            CARRIED                   
 
 
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MAYOR
 
 
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CLERK
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