January 6, 2014 Council Minutes

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A meeting of Council was held Monday January 6, 2014 in the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Collingwood commencing at 5:00pm.
 
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 (regrets)
 
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 (regrets)
Brian MacDonald, Manager of Engineering Services
Marcus Firman, Chief Operating Officer (Water/Wastewater)
Jennett Mays, Communications Officer (regrets)
Leo Longo, Municipal Solicitor
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 001           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for January 6th, 2014 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
           
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 002           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                      Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes of the special meeting of Council held Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 and the regular meeting of Council held December 16th, 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.
PUBLIC MEETING
Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment (162 Fifth Street)
 
Mayor Cooper welcomed those in attendance and introduced the Public Meeting format.
 
Clerk Sara Almas confirmed notice has been provided with respect to the planning applications being heard this evening, in accordance with the Planning Act. Notice was provided on December 6th, 2013.
 
Kandas Bondarchuk, Planner-Technician reviewed the details of the planning application.  The proposed Zoning By-law Amendment pertains to land located on the south side of Fifth Street and is legally described as Parts 1 & 2, Lot 16, Registered Plan 45, Town of Collingwood, County of Simcoe and is addressed municipally as 162 Fifth Street, Collingwood.
 
The purpose of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is to rezone the lands from the Residential Second Density (R2) zone to a Residential Second Density Exception (R2-E) zone. 
 
The effect of the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is to reduce the required lot frontage from 15.0 metres to 10.09 metres and to permit the use of land for a small-lot single detached dwelling with an interior side yard setback of 1.0 metre on only one side. It is anticipated that an application for consent to sever the parcel into two (2) lots will be submitted at a later date.  
 
Mayor Cooper called for the first, second, third and final time for comments from the public.  The public portion of the meeting closed at 5:18pm.
 
Council inquired about development charge requirements which were referred to Building Services, and elevation drawings of the development to be circulated to Council.
 
The public meeting closed at 5:21pm.
 
DEPUTATION - Nil
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 003           Moved by Councillor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
 
General Consent Items
A.1
Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport re: 2014-15 Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund Launched
Received for Information
A.2
H. Goldsworthy, General Manager, Azzurra re: Support for Apple Pie Trail
Received for Information
A.3
D. Rainford, Head Coach, Collingwood Midget A team, Collingwood Blackhawks re: Request for Council support for entry fee of $600 for international Finals in Sarnia, January 17th – 19th
Direction Required
 
CARRIED
 
A.3       Request for Council support for entry fee of $600 for Silverstick International Finals
            Council suggested that in the absence of a policy to address this matter, that Staff should investigate a process for the future consideration of similar requests.
 
REPRTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 004           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the Accessibility Advisory Committee Minutes of November 6, 2013 and the Airport Services Board Minutes of December 12, 2013 be hereby received.
 
            CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
P2014-01         Amending Zoning By-law No. 2014-001; 110 Pine Street
No. 005           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report P2014-01, recommending Council enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2014-001, pertaining to property municipally addressed as 110 Pine Street, be received.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 006           Moved by Councillor Chadwick
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2014-001, being a by-law under the provision of Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended, to amend zoning provisions applicable to property municipally addressed as 110 Pine Street, be enacted and passed this 6th day of January, 2014.
 
CARRIED
 
T2014-01         2014 Temporary Borrowing By-laws
No. 007           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                       Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Staff Report T2014-01, recommending Council enact By-Law No. 2014-002 establishing the 2014 Temporary Borrowing Facility for the Town of Collingwood;
 
AND THAT Council enact By-Law No. 2014-003 establishing the 2014 Temporary Borrowing Facility for the Collingwood Public Utilities Service Board; be received.
 
            CARRIED
 
No. 008           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                       Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT By-law No. 2014-002,being a by-law to authorize temporary borrowing to meet the current expenditures of the Town of Collingwood until taxes are collected and other revenues are received, be enacted and passed this 6th day of January, 2014.
           
CARRIED
 
No. 009           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT By-law No. 2014-003, being a by-law to authorize temporary borrowing to meet the current expenditures of the Collingwood Public Utilities Services Board until the water rate revenues are collected and other revenues are received, be enacted and passed this 6th day of January, 2014.
 
                        CARRIED
 
T2014-02         Interim Property Tax Levy
No. 010           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report T2014-02, recommendingCouncil enact and pass By-Law No. 2014-004 to establish the rates and due dates for the 2014 Interim Tax Levy, be received.
 
    CARRIED
 
No. 011           Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
                      Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2014-004, being a by-law to provide for the 2014 Interim Tax Levy, be enacted and passed this 6th day of January, 2014.
 
                        CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 012           Moved by Councillor Hull
                       Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
  • THAT this Council proceeds in camera in order to address a matter pertaining to:
checked advice that is subject to solicitor/client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose.
Items for Discussion: a) Pretty River Estates Subdivision; and b) OMB Appeal No. 5 – 6 Harbour St W
 
CARRIED
 
No. 013           Moved by Councillor West
                       Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council refer the Apple Pie Trail funding request to the 2014 budget deliberations.
 
CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS
No. 014           Moved by Councillor Hull
                       Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT By-law No. 2014-005, being a by-law to authorize the execution of the Letter of Agreement for the use of Dedicated Gas Tax Funds for Public Transportation Program between Her Majesty the Queen in the Right of Ontario and the Town of Collingwood, be enacted and passed this 6th day of January, 2014.
 
CARRIED
 
NOTICE OF MOTION - Nil
 
COUNTY REPORT (County Council Update No. 62 attached)
  • Deputy Mayor Lloyd provided an update based on the November issue of County Council Update, noting budget highlights including the investigation County funding opportunities/support for the Collingwood Regional Airport.
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS
  • Discussion re: NVCA Budget (Proposed budget increase: 3.3%)
Councillor Edwards provided a brief review and noted that they have not received any comments on the proposed budget, and noted they will be supporting the budget at the upcoming Authority Meeting.
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Pending List Review
No. 015           Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                      Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council receive the Pending List, as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (5:45pm)
 
Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (6:06pm)
 
CARRIED
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 016           Moved by Councillor Edwards
                      Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2014-006, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held January 6th, 2014, be enacted and passed this 6th day of January, 2014.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:07pm.
                                                                                                                     
            CARRIED                   
 
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MAYOR
 
 
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CLERK
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