Council Highlights - Monday, December 16, 2019

December 17, 2019

The Rogers TV broadcast of this meeting will be available online at

Community Announcements:

  • Mayor Saunderson provides 2019 Year In Review Highlights.
  • Members of Council express a Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah and comment on Out of the Cold intakes, Christmas Carol reading event, and volunteer encouragement.

Strategic Initiatives Standing Committee:

  • Council approved the recommendations on:
    • Deputation: Divestiture of Collus Assets
    • PRC Deep Dive Presentation
    • Community Based Strategic Plan Refresh for Public Input
    • Asset Sale Survey Results
    • Delegation: Collingwood Arts Centre Action Group
    • Deputation: Request of assistance on feasibility study for Arts Centre
    • 2020 Budget Review
    • Proposed Water & Wastewater Rates Presentation
    • Compensation Review Presentation
    • Asset Management Plan Update Presentation
    • Leasing

Corporate & Community Services Standing Committee:

  • Council approved the recommendations on:
    • Deputation: Development Charge Demolition Credit
    • Collingwood Downtown BIA Minutes
    • Amendments to Tax Sale Procedure
    • Community Rec & Culture Grant Program & Events Provision Framework
    • 2020 Interim Property Tax Levy
    • 2020 Temporary Borrowing By-law
    • Town of Amherstburg Declaration of Climate Emergency
    • Hockey Day in Collingwood

Development & Operations Services Standing Committee:

  • Council approved the recommendations on:
    • Designation By-law 400 Maple Street
    • Authorization to Discharge a Site Plan Agreement 201 Raglan Street
    • Declare Land as Surplus/ Sale of Lane 27 Simcoe Street
    • Modernizing Delivery of Ontario's Building Code Services
    • Heritage Preservation & Maintenance Agreements


  • Council supports the appointment of Councillor Deb Doherty to act as a representative on the AMO Waste Management Task Force.

Other Business:

  • Councillor Jeffery provides a Police Services Board update and an FCM Update.

Agendas and Minutes are available online at: