April 23, 2012 Council Minutes

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A meeting of Council was held Monday April 23, 2012 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 - Regrets
Councillor Lloyd
Councillor Chadwick
Councillor Hull
Councillor West
Councillor Cunningham
Councillor Gardhouse
 
Staff Present:            
Ed Houghton, Acting Chief Administrative Officer
Sara Almas, Clerk
Larry Irwin, Director of Information Technology
Marta Proctor, Director of Leisure Services
Marjory Leonard, Treasurer
Nancy Farrer, Director of Planning Services
Trent Elyea, Fire Chief - Regrets
 
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
No. 174         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd       
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT the content of the Council Agenda and Addendum for April 23rd, 2012 be adopted as presented.
 
CARRIED
 
DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND/OR RECEIPT OF GIFT (over $200)
  • Councillor Gardhouse declared a pecuniary interest with respect to the 160 Balsam Street in camera item, as he is providing realtor services on behalf of the purchaser and therefore will be removing himself from the discussion and any vote on this matter.
PUBLIC MEETING
Licensing of Buskers (Business Licensing By-law 2010-064)
  • Mayor Cooper welcomed those in attendance and introduced the Public Meeting format.
  • Clerk Sara Almas confirmed that notice for the Public Meeting was provided April 5, 2012 in the Town Page/Enterprise Bulletin.
  • Director Marta Proctor provided an overview of the proposed changes to Schedule H of Business Licensing By-law 2010-064 as amended, regulating Buskers within the Town of Collingwood.
 
There were no comments from the public to the proposed amendment.
 
Public session closed at 5:06 pm. 
 
Staff addressed questions from Council, including those related to wattage and amplification, volume control, and the use of electrical amplifiers and recorded music.
 
Mayor Cooper noted that the by-law will be brought forward next week.
                       
ADOPTION OF MINUTES
No. 175         Moved by Councillor Gardhouse
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT the minutes for the Regular Meeting of Council held April 2, 2012, the Special Meeting of Council held April 12th, 2012, the Planning and Development Meeting of Council held April 16th, 2012 and the Special Meeting of Council held April 16th, 2012,  be hereby approved.   
 
CARRIED
 
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MINUTES - Nil
 
COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Council reported on various community events they had attended and announced upcoming events.
  • Elvis Festival Update
Peter deVries, Board Chair and Rosemarie O’Brien, Festival Manager, provided an Elvis Festival update. It was noted that the structure has been changed through the re-establishment of the Municipal Services Board together with a working committee.
 
Karen Cubitt, Manager of Culture and Events, provided a review of the Celebrate Ontario Grant in the amount of $48, 500.00 which the festival was successful in obtaining. Rosemarie O’Brien reviewed the festival’s online presence, and further provided information on pricing, discounts, and sales. It was noted that the next set of Elvis Board Minutes will contain a recommendation for an extended road closure.
 
CONSENT AGENDA
No. 176         Moved by Councillor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT the General Consent Agenda, having been given due consideration by Council, be received.
 
General Consent Items
A.1
Hospice Georgian Triangle re: Thank-you for grant money received
Receive for Information
A.2
Town of Meaford & Town of Niagara-On-The-Lake re: Resolution petitioning the province to increase provincial payment-in-lieu of taxes
Receive for Information
A.3
County of Simcoe Solid Waste Management re: Pressure Treated Wood Rate Change
Receive for Information
A.4
Drinking Water Source Protection, South Georgian Bay Lake Simcoe Source Protection Region re: Request to the Minster of the Environment for Provincial Funding
Receive for Information
 
CARRIED
 
REPORTS/MINUTES OF COMMITTEES/BOARDS
No. 177         Moved by Councillor Chadwick
Seconded by Councillor Cunningham
 
THAT the Downtown Collingwood BIA Board of Management minutes of March 28th 2012 be hereby received and the recommendations contained therein be approved:
                  Recommendation:
i)   THAT the BIA Board of Management request Council increase the permitted time for parking on Hurontario Street to 3 hours maximum, and therein adjust these parking meters to accept two dollar coins.
ii)  THAT the BIA Board of Management request the Town consider enhancing the pay and display parking meters to accept credit cards.
iii) THAT the BIA Board of Management request the Town of Collingwood establish a dedicated Parking Reserve Fund, and further that the BIA be consulted prior to the enactment of such a By-law to provide feedback/input on the future   use of such funds.
 
CARRIED
 
STAFF REPORTS
C2012-02        Demolition of Pool Addition at 125 Napier Street
No. 178         Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Chadwick
 
THAT Council accept the quoted price of $35,000.00 plus applicable taxes from Kostick Demolition Inc. for the demolition of the swimming pool addition to the former Connaught School at 125 Napier Street.
 
CARRIED
 
P2012-11         Authorizing By-law to Execute a Site Plan Control Agreement, (Town File No. D11411), Project Name: Life Skills Centre (Youth Centre), Civic Address: 76 First Street
No. 179         Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT Staff Report P2012-11 be received, recommending Council enacts and passes an Authorization By-law to execute a Site Plan Control Agreement for a Life Skills Centre (Youth Centre) development at 76 First Street.
 
CARRIED
 
Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor West
 
THAT Council directs staff to prepare a report to consider deferring the Development Charge requirement for the proposed Youth Centre, 76 First Street.
 
CARRIED
 
No. 180         Moved by Councillor Hull
Seconded by Councillor Lloyd
 
THAT By-law 2012-053, being a by-law to authorize the execution of a Site Plan Control Agreement between Applevale Properties Limited, the Corporation of the Town of Collingwood, COLLUS Power Corp and Collingwood Public Utilities Service Board be enacted and passed this 23rd day of April, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
MOTIONS
No. 181         Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Gardhouse
 
THAT this Council proceeds in Camera in order to address a matter pertaining to:
checked the security of the property of the municipality or local board
checked a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board;
checked litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board;
checked advice that is subject to solicitor/client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose;
checked  personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;
 
Items for Discussion:
a)    160 Balsam Street – Conditions of Sale
b)    Review Outstanding Litigation and Insurance Claims
 
CARRIED
 
NOTICE OF MOTION
Councillor Chadwick provided a Notice of Motion with respect to a proposed road closure during the Elvis Festival to be considered at the Council Meeting on April 30th, 2012.
 
OTHER BUSINESS
 
Moved by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council directs staff to provide regular financial quarterly reports for Council’s information.  
 
CARRIED
 
Council proceeded to in-camera session as previously resolved. (6:12 pm)
 
Moved by Councillor West
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT Council rise from in-camera and return to public session. (7:15 pm)
 
CARRIED
 
No. 182        Moved by Councillor Cunningham
                   Seconded by Deputy Mayor Lloyd
 
THAT Council authorize staff to proceed with retaining the services of our Environmental Consultant to undertake the necessary environmental studies to confirm the development potential of 160 Balsam Street, to an upset limit of $25,000;
 
AND FURTHER authorize staff to execute the necessary amendments / extensions to the purchase and sale agreement to reflect this adjustment.
 
CARRIED
 
CONFIRMATORY BY-LAW
No. 183         Moved by Councillor Cunningham  
Seconded by Councillor Hull
 
THAT By-law No. 2012-054, being a by-law to confirm the proceedings of the Special Meeting of Council held April 12th, 2012, the Planning and Development Meeting of Council held April 16th, 2012, the Special Meeting of Council held April 16th, 2012, and the Regular Meeting of Council held April 23rd, 2012, be enacted and passed this 23rd day of April, 2012.
 
CARRIED
 
ADJOURNMENT
Moved by Councillor West
 
THAT the meeting of Council be hereby adjourned at 7:18 pm.
 
CARRIED
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MAYOR
 
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CLERK
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