March 3, 2014 Council Minutes

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A meeting of Council was held Monday March 3, 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
 
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, Director of Public Works and Engineering Services
Marcus Firman, Chief Operating Officer (Water/Wastewater)
Larry Irwin, Director of IT Services
Jennett Mays, Communications Officer
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 076 Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for March 3rd, 2014 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Deputy Mayor further noted his interest with respect to the previous minutes that pertain to matters related to 9 Craigleith Court as that is his principle residence. 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 077  Moved by Councillor Edwards
   Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes of the regular and special meetings of Council held February 24th, 2014, 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 - Nil
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 078  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
Collingwood G & M Hospital Foundation re: Mission Accomplished – More than $9.8 million raised for the New Age of Care
Received for Information
A.2
AMO re: Bill 69, The Prompt Payment Act, 2013 and its potential impact on municipalities
Direction Required
 
CARRIED
 
A.2 AMO re: Bill 69, The Prompt Payment Act, 2013 and its potential impact on municipalities
No. 079  Moved by Councillor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council support AMO in its position to Bill 69, The Prompt Payment Act, 2013 and direct Staff to prepare a letter expressing the municipalities concerns to the significant impacts Bill 69 will have should it be enacted. 
 
CARRIED
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS - Nil
 
STAFF REPORTS
C2014-02 Sale of Land – Pt Lane North of Lot 1, West of High Street, Plan 484
No. 080  Moved by Councillor Chadwick
   Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT Staff Report C2014-02, recommending Council approve the closing-up of the lane legally described as Pt Lane, North of Lot 1 W/S of High Street and Lots 10, 12, 14, 16 & 18 N/S of Third Street, Plan 484, Town of Collingwood and direct Staff to prepare the required by-law;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council declare the Lane as surplus to the needs of the municipality and direct Staff to provide the require notice to close and sell the Lane in accordance with the Town’s Land Sale and Notice By-laws; 
 
Be approved.
 
CARRIED
 
P2014-10 Amending Zoning By-law No. 2014-016; 1 & 25 Huron Street
 
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. 081   Moved by Councillor Lloyd
    Seconded by Councillor Edwards 
 
THAT Staff Report P2014-10, recommending Council enact and pass amending Zoning By-law No. 2014-016 pertaining to property municipally addressed as 1 & 25 Huron Street, be received.
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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. 082  Moved by Councillor Lloyd 
   Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT By-law No. 2014-016, being a by-law under the provision of Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, C. P.13, as amended, to rezone property municipally addressed as 1 & 25 Huron Street, be enacted and passed this 3rd day of March, 2014.
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
MOTIONS
No. 083   Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
    Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
WHEREAS prior to transferring the old Highway 26, now known as Beachwood Road, the Province of Ontario will undertake the resurfacing and upgrades to the road in order to enhance safety and address known flooding issues;
 
AND WHEREAS the Town of Collingwood continues to petition the Province to ensure the road upgrades include paving of the current gravel shoulders in order to facilitate bike lanes and bus stops;
 
AND WHEREAS the Town of Collingwood advocates and supports the promotion of active transportation and efforts to decrease traffic volumes on the new Highway 26;
 
AND WHEREAS the Province has committed that road upgrades would include the paved shoulder and appropriate bus stops, estimated at approximately $450,000 if the Town of Collingwood and Town of Wasaga Beach agree to fund the additional work;
 
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Town of Collingwood authorize the expenditure of our proportional share of the enhancements, as requested by the Province, in order to ensure the project to rehabilitate Beachwood Road between the Towns of Collingwood and Wasaga Beach includes paved shoulders and bus stops;
 
AND FURTHER THAT the Town of Collingwood continue negotiations with the Province to explore funding opportunities for the bike lane portion of the project.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 084 Moved by Councillor Hull
  Seconded by Councillor West
 
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.
 
Items for Discussion: a) Appeal No. 4; Collingwood Zoning By-law No. 2010-040; OMB Case File No. PL100526
 
CARRIED
 
BY-LAWS - Nil
 
NOTICE OF MOTION - Nil
 
COUNTY REPORT (County Council Update No. 63 attached)
  • Deputy Mayor Lloyd had no updates to provide.
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS - Nil
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • 2014 Budget Deliberations Update and Next Steps, Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Water and Sewer Rate Studies will be presented to Council March 17 and additional budget meetings will be scheduled after that date. Deputy Mayor Lloyd hopes to have the budget approved by the end of March.  Potential meeting dates will be circulated by the Clerk.
 
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (5:38pm)
 
Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (5:44pm)
 
CARRIED
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 085  Moved by Councillor West
   Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT By-law No. 2014-017, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the Special meetings of Council held February 28th, 2014 and March 1st, 2014 and the regular meeting of Council held March 3rd, 2014, be enacted and passed this 3rd day of March, 2014. 
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Moved by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 5:44pm. 
 
CARRIED
 
 
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MAYOR
 
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CLERK
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