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Minutes
Cornwall City Council



    Meeting Type:Special
    Meeting ID:2009-22
    Meeting Date:Mon October 05, 2009 04:00 PM
    Location:Council Chambers
    Chair:CN=Bob Kilger/OU=CITYHALL/O=CityCornwall
    Prepared By:Manon L. Poirier, Deputy Clerk

    Special Meeting to discuss matters surrounding the proposed Multi-Sport Facility




      
    Attendance Committee Members:Attendance Staff:
    Bob Kilger, Mayor
    Denis Thibault, Councillor
    Denis Carr, Councillor
    Mark MacDonald, Councillor
    Glen Grant, Councillor
    Kim Baird, Councillor
    Bernadette Clément, Councillor
    André Rivette, Councillor
    Syd Gardiner, Councillor
    Mary Ann Hug, Councillor
    Paul W. Fitzpatrick, Chief Administrative Officer
    Denise Labelle-Gelinas, City Clerk
    Manon L. Poirier, Deputy Clerk
    Stephen Alexander, G.M. Planning , Parks and Recreation
    Maureen Adams, G.M.Financial Services
    Norm Levac, G.M., Infrastructure and Municipal Works
    Christine Lefebvre, Supervisor, Recreation Services
    Richard Bourdeau, Supervisor Facilities and Operations
    Anne-Marie Fobert-Poirier (left at 4:10 p.m.)

    Regrets:
    Elaine MacDonald, Councillor


    IN-CAMERA SESSION

    An In-Camera meeting was held at 3:45 p.m. to discuss matters that fell under the Municipal Act, 2001, c.23 s.239 2 (e) litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board.


    ROLL CALL
    Mayor Bob Kilger called the meeting to order at 4:00 p.m.


    DISCLOSURE OF INTEREST
    There were no disclosures of interest.


    PASSING OF BY-LAW 2009-155
    The following By-law was presented to Council for passing and it was recommended that By-law 2009-155 be read a first, second and third andfinal time and finally passed.

    2009-155 A Bylaw authorizing a change in mortgage lender for the Williamsburg Non Profit Housing Corporation's new Affordable Housing Project to Toronto Dominion Bank
    Click for detail --> A Bylaw authorizing a change in mortgage lender for the Williamsburg Non Profit Housing Corporation's new Affordable Housing Project to Toronto Dominion Bank
    EXP-155 Williamsburg Non-Profit Housing Corporation (WNPHC) New First Charge to Toronto Dominion Bank
    Click for detail --> Williamsburg Non-Profit Housing Corporation (WNPHC)                  New First Charge to Toronto Dominion Bank


    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

    Moved By: André Rivette, Councillor
    Seconded By: Syd Gardiner, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


    COMMUNICATIONS / REPORTS


    1 Multi-Sport Facility Design
    Click for detail --> Multi-Sport Facility Design


    Overview of Multi-Sport Facility Design

    Mr. Stephen Alexander, General Manager of Planning , Parks and Recreation, presented an overview of the Multi-Sport Facility Design to date, what the overall objectives were, where the project is now, what follows, the evolution of the design and current size of the facility, details of the design options and the budget.

    Mr. Denis Bryan from Barry Bryan Associates (1991) Limited, Architects, Engineers, Landscape Architect and Project Managers, presented eight different options that Council could, if they wished, remove from the current design in order to reduce the cost of the project.

    Mr. Alexander continued by presenting his recommendation.


    Multi-Sport Facility Financial Overview

    Mrs Maureen Adams, General Manager of Financial Services, presented a Financial Overview of the project which included different scenarios regarding estimated municipal share of the project cost and the financing options.

    Ms. Adams answered questions by Council followed by Mr. Alexander and Mr. Bryan, who both answered numerous questions by Council.


    Main Motion
    Motion to approve the issuance of the early tender documents for footing and foundation on the basis of the current design and project originally presented to Council.

    Moved By: Glen Grant, Councillor
    Seconded By: André Rivette, Councillor


    Motion to Amend
    Motion to amend the main motion and to consider the removal of options 1 to 4 identified in this report as follows:
    1. Reduce North Parking $80,000
    2. Reduce West Parking $110,000
    3. Reduce back of house $120,000
    4. Eliminate Multipurpose/office room $380,000

    Moved By: Denis Thibault, Councillor
    Seconded By: Mark MacDonald, Councillor

    A recorded vote on this matter resulted as follows:

    Votes For = 3 Votes Against = 7
    Denis Thibault, Councillor Bob Kilger, Mayor
    Mark MacDonald, Councillor Denis Carr, Councillor
    Mary Ann Hug, Councillor Glen Grant, Councillor
    Bernadette Clément, Councillor
    André Rivette, Councillor
    Syd Gardiner, Councillor
    Kim Baird, Councillor

    MOTION TO AMEND DEFEATED
    MAIN MOTION CARRIED


    ADJOURNMENT


    Motion to adjourn the Special Council Meeting of Monday, October 5 , 2009, at 6:00 p.m.

    Moved By: André Rivette, Councillor
    Seconded By: Kim Baird, Councillor

    MOTION CARRIED



    NEXT REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL to be held Tuesday, October 13, 2009.



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    DENISE LABELLE-GELINAS BOB KILGER
    CITY CLERK MAYOR


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    MANON L. POIRIER
    DEPUTY CLERK

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

    Moved By: Mary Ann Hug, Councillor
    Seconded By: André Rivette, Councillor

    MOTION CARRIED