March 10, 2014 Council Minutes

A meeting of Council was held Monday March 10, 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. 086  Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor Edwards
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda for March 10th, 2014 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200) - Nil
 
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 087  Moved by Councillor Edwards
   Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT the minutes of the special meetings of Council held February 28, 2014 and March 1, 2014 and the regular meeting of Council held March 3, 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. 088  Moved by Councillor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor West 
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
General Consent Items
A.1
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing re: new Provincial Policy Statement, 2014 (PPS, 2014)
Received for Information
A.2
AMO re: news release - legislature supports motion on municipal liability reform – more municipal action needed
Direction Required
 
CARRIED
 
A.2 AMO re: news release - legislature supports motion on municipal liability reform
No. 089  Moved by Councillor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council support AMO’s position with regard to Municipal Liability reform and direct a letter of support be forwarded to the Province and MPP.
 
CARRIED
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS - Nil
 
STAFF REPORTS
CAO2014-04 Starter Company Program
No. 090  Moved by Councillor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Staff Report CAO2014-04, recommending Council authorize the Mayor and Staff to execute the Starter Company Agreement and Regional Grant Administrator Agreement with the Province of Ontario to enable the South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre to administer the program and act as the regional grant administrator; 
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council direct staff to undertake the actions necessary to hire a Youth Business Advisor to assist with coordinating the Summer Company and Starter Company programs; be approved.
 
CARRIED
 
PRC2014-04 Healthy Kids Community Challenge
COUNCIL
Yea
Nay
Cooper
x
 
R. Lloyd
x
 
Edwards
 
x
K. Lloyd
x
 
Chadwick
 
x
Hull
x
 
West
x
 
Cunningham
x
 
Gardhouse
x
 
TOTAL
7
2
No. 091  Moved by Councillor West
   Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Staff Report PRC2014-04, recommending Council direct staff to proceed with an application to the Healthy Kids Community Challenge on behalf of Collingwood;
 
AND THAT Council allocate $25,000 in the 2014 budget from the contingency reserve should this application be approved;
 
AND FURTHER THAT Council designate the Mayor as Community Champion for the Healthy Kids Community Challenge; be approved. 
 
CARRIED (recorded vote)
 
 
PRC2014-03 PRC Programming Options 
No. 092  Moved by Councillor Hull 
   Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report PRC2014-03 PRC Programming Options.
 
CARRIED
 
Moved by Councillor Hull 
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council direct staff to solicit stakeholder (including BIA membership) and public input on the arena scheduling and the goals of municipally-facilitated community events and report back to Council for direction.
 
DEFEATED
 
No. 093  Moved by Councillor Cunningham 
   Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT Council direct prime season usage be programmed at the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena as the primary facility effective the beginning of the next season (September 2014), and further that the programming consultation be ongoing with all stakeholders. 
 
CARRIED
 
PW2014-03 Execution of Multi-Year Governance Agreement for Joint Transit; Procurement Initiatives facilitated by Metrolinx
No. 094 Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
  Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council receive Staff Report PW2014-03 to execute the Multi-Year Governance agreement through the Metrolinx Transit Procurement Initiative (TPI); 
 
AND THAT a by-law be enacted and passed to authorize the execution of the Multi Year Metrolinx Governance Agreement with Metrolinx for Joint procurement purposes. 
 
CARRIED
 
No. 095 Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
   Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT By-law No. 2014-018, being a by-law to authorize the execution of a Multi-Year Governance Agreement for Fiscal Year 2013-2018 with Metrolinx, be enacted and passed this 10th day of March, 2014.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS - Nil
 
BY-LAWS - Nil
 
NOTICE OF MOTION
  • Councillor Chadwick provided notice of a motion for Staff to prepare and issue an RFP for replacing the existing floor and pipes at the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena with a concrete floor.
OLD or DEFERRED BUSINESS - Nil
 
OTHER BUSINESS
  • Mayor Cooper provided the following:
Earth Hour - March 29 at 8:30pm, with more information to come next week.
Revisions to the Provincial Policy Statement have been provided to Planning Staff with comments to be submitted until April 25, 2014.
Notice of upcoming County Information Sessions on renovation grants.
Accessibility Directorate of Ontario is seeking public input to the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
Hosting a Council Training Workshop, hosted by AMO in conjunction with other municipalities.
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 096  Moved by Councillor Chadwick
   Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law No. 2014-019, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the regular meeting of Council held March 10th, 2014, be enacted and passed this 10th day of March, 2014. 
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
 
Moved by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 6:22pm. 
 
CARRIED
 
 
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MAYOR
 
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CLERK
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