RESOLUTIONS / BUSINESS ARISING FROM NOTICE OF MOTION
To be considered by separate motion.
RÉSOLUTIONS / AFFAIRES ÉMANANT DES AVIS DE MOTIONS
Pour être considéré selon une motion séparé.
2009-06 Amending Procedural Bylaw 164-2005
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WHEREAS Procedural Bylaw 164-2005, under Section 20.5 provides an opportunity for Council Members to introduce New Business motions at any given public meeting, which is also read during the public meeting; and
WHEREAS the Procedural Bylaw 164-2005 under Section 16.8 provides Members of Council an opportunity to introduce a Notice of Motion during a public meeting, which is read and included in the minutes of that public meeting; and
WHEREAS with the new E-Genda process, requires all submissions to be included to the Agenda prior to its final publication; and
WHEREAS, there also exists a need to review all information provided, with sufficient lead time to properly handle the request prior to it being introduced to the public.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED That the Procedural Bylaw be amended to reflect the following:
1. That section 16.4.1 Notice of Motion be amended as follows:
"A Member may introduce a "Notice of Motion" for an upcoming meeting that would not otherwise be considered by Council at such meeting, by delivering a written copy of the motion, either in person or by electronic means, signed and/or endorsed by the mover and seconder of the proposed motion, to the Clerk no later than Wednesday prior to the upcoming Public Meeting, and where the motion, once reviewed by the Mayor, CAO and Clerk and shall be added to the published Agenda."
2. That the following words at the end of Section 16.8 be deleted: "...Or be read at the end of a regularly scheduled meeting of the Council."
3. Add Section 16.9 to read as follows:
"Should the Notice of Motion not be delivered to the Clerk on the Wednesday prior to the Agenda being published and there exist a time sensitive emergency situation arising, requiring the Council's immediate attention and that falls under the "Notice of Motion" criteria, the Clerk, after reviewing its content with the Mayor and CAO, may introduce the matter at the Council meeting that best addresses the time sensitive issue."
4. That section 20.5 New Business, be deleted and replaced as follows:
"Motions of a new business nature filed after the Agenda has been published for any given meeting, shall be introduced to the next regularly published agenda and shall be read during the New Business section of the Council.
5. Add Section 20.8 to read as follows:
"Should a matter which falls under the New Business criteria not be delivered to the Clerk on the Wednesday prior to the Agenda being published and there exist a time sensitive emergency situation arising, requiring the Council's immediate attention, the Clerk, after reviewing its content with the Mayor and CAO, may introduce the matter at the Council meeting that best addresses the time sensitive issue."
6. And that Council endorse By-law no. 017 of 2009 relative to these changes.
2009-07 Cornwall Regional Art Gallery
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WHEREAS The Cornwall Regional Art Gallery is in need of additional space; and
WHEREAS the Cornwall Public Library has ample space in its basement to house the Art Gallery, Heritage and Cultural Groups; and
WHEREAS the design plans were prepared by the Thompson Rosemount Group 12 years ago; and
WHEREAS the federal government has identified $60 million dollars designated to heritage, culture and libraries in its recent budget; and
WHEREAS the City of Cornwall has moved in the direction of placing our offices in city owned buildings.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED That Council instruct Administration to try to access monies from the federal infrastructure budget and that Administration be directed to conduct a feasibility study, and cost study to move CRAG to the Library and to include Heritage and Cultural Groups under one roof.
2009-08 Condominium Draft Approval - 710 Cotton Mill Street
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WHEREAS as application was submitted for Draft Plan Approval of a Condominium located at 710 Cotton Mill Street, for the development of 60 units, composed of 48 one-bedroom units and 12 two-bedroom units, in a 5 storey condominium building. The building is located at the north east corner of Cotton Mill Street and McConnell Avenue and was the former Cotton/Finishing Mill, legally described as Part of Lot 7, Concession 1 and Part of Lot 150 Registered Plan No.16.
NOW THEREFORE the Council of the Corporation of the City of Cornwall enacts that the application dated January 9, 2009 from R.M.P Construction, to develop the condominium on Part of Lot 7, Concession 1 and Part of Lot 150 Registered Plan No. 16, as indicated on a Plan by André Barrette, O.L.S dated January 9, 2009, be given draft approval, subject to the satisfaction of staff that conditions dated February 6, 2009 contained in Appendix "A" to the Planning Advisory Committee's technical report dated February 11, 2009, have been completed, and furthermore, that the Mayor and Clerk are hereby authorized to sign the final version of the Registered Condominium Plans upon satisfactory completion of the Condominium Agreement and Draft Plan conditions.
2009-09 Port Theatre Parking Lot
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WHEREAS Le Village BIA Wishes to host its annual festivities entitled "Cabane a Sucre" beginning Friday April 3rd to Sunday April 5th, 2009; and
WHEREAS there is not sufficient time provided from the next regular Council meeting of March 23rd to the dates selected for these festivities; and
WHEREAS these festivities require a parcel of land that will assist them to display the temporary erection of various venues and where the Port Theatre Parking Lot is the preferred site to host the temporary venues; and
WHEREAS, the City of Cornwall is the Lessee of this parcel of land and permission is requested for the use by Le Village BIA organizing Committee.
NOW THEREFORE THE COUNCIL OF THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF CORNWALL ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:
That The Council of The Corporation of the City of Cornwall provide permission for Le Village BIA Organizing Committee to make use of the Port Theatre Parking Lot, beginning Thursday April 2nd up to and including Sunday April 5, 2009; and
Be It Further Resolved that Le Village BIA Organizing Committee provide proper media notice that this facility will be in use for other than public parking.