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Minutes
Cornwall City Council



    Meeting ID:2009-024
    Meeting Date:Mon October 26, 2009 07:00 PM
    Location:Council Chambers
    Chair:CN=Bob Kilger/OU=CITYHALL/O=CityCornwall
    Prepared By:Manon L. Poirier, Deputy Clerk


      
    Attendance Committee Members:Attendance Staff:
    Bob Kilger, Mayor
    Denis Thibault, Councillor
    Denis Carr, Councillor
    Mark MacDonald, Councillor
    Elaine MacDonald, Councillor
    Glen Grant, Councillor
    Kim Baird, Councillor
    Bernadette Clément, Councillor
    André Rivette, Councillor
    Syd Gardiner, Councillor
    Paul W. Fitzpatrick, Chief Administrative Officer
    Denise Labelle-Gelinas, City Clerk
    Manon L. Poirier, Deputy Clerk
    Mark A. Boileau, Manager Economic Dev.
    Stephen Alexander, G.M. Planning, Parks and Recreation Services
    Maureen Adams, G.M.Financial Services
    Monique Gunn, Division Manager, Child Care Services
    Norm Levac, G.M., Infrastructure and Municipal Works
    Bob Peters, Senior Development Officer
    Christine Lefebvre, Supervisor, Recreation Services
    Debora M. Daigle, Manager Social and Housing Services
    Richard Bourdeau, Supervisor Facilities and Operations
    Robert Menagh, Manager Human Resources

    Regrets:
    Mary Ann Hug, Councillor


    IN-CAMERA SESSION

    An In-Camera meeting was held at 5:00 p.m. to discuss matters that fell under the Municipal Act, 2001, c.23 s.239 (b) personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees.


    ROLL CALL
    Mayor Bob Kilger called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.


    INVOCATION
    Denise Labelle-Gélinas, City Clerk


    NATIONAL ANTHEM
    Assembly


    ADDITIONS, DELETIONS OR AMENDMENTS


    DISCLOSURE OF INTEREST
    There were no disclosures of interest.


    COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
    That Council go into Committee of the Whole and that all Minutes, Presentations, Delegations, Consent/Correspondence, Resolutions, Reports and By-laws 170 to 173 of 2009 be considered and referred to that Committee.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

    Moved By: Syd Gardiner, Councillor
    Seconded By: Denis Carr, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


    GENERAL CONSENT
    Motion that all items listed under the General Consent portion of this Agenda be adopted as presented.

    Moved By: Bernadette Clément, Councillor
    Seconded By: Kim Baird, Councillor

    MOTION CARRIED


    ADOPTION OF MINUTES

    The following Minutes were presented for adoption. There being no corrections noted, the Minutes were recommended for approval.

    1 Monday October 13, 2009 Cornwall City Council Meeting
    Click for detail --> October 13, 2009 Cornwall City Council Meeting

    Motion to endorse the Minutes of Council as presented.

    Moved By: Denis Thibault, Councillor
    Seconded By: André Rivette, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


    PASSING OF THE BY-LAWS - FIRST AND SECOND READINGS
    The following By-laws were presented to Council for passing and it was recommended that By-laws 2009-170 to 2009-173 inclusive be read a first time and be considered as read a second time.

    2009-170 A Bylaw authorizing The Corporation of the City of Cornwall to register a lien and to provide and subsequently administer municipal funds to the identified home owners under the Renaissance Housing Renovations Program.
    Click for detail --> A Bylaw authorizing The Corporation of the City of Cornwall to register a lien and to provide and subsequently administer municipal funds to the identified home owners under the Renaissance Housing Renovations Program.
    Exp-170 Explanation of Purpose and Effect of By-law 2009- for Renaissance Housing Rehabilitation Program Applications
    Click for detail --> Explanation of Purpose and Effect of By-law 2009- for Renaissance Housing Rehabilitation Program Applications


    2009-171 A Bylaw to enter into a Medical Scholarship Services Agreement with Vanessa Carter beginning in the calendar year 2009.
    Click for detail --> A Bylaw to enter into a Medical Scholarship Services Agreement with Vanessa Carter beginning in the calendar year 2009.
    Exp-171 Explanatory Note - Medical Scholarship Loan Agreement
    Click for detail --> Explanatory Note - Medical Scholarship Loan Agreement


    2009-172 A By-law to amend the Traffic & Parking by-law 069-89, Schedule I and II. Stopping and Parking restrictions on Second St. E. , Sydney to McConnell
    Click for detail --> A By-law to amend the Traffic & Parking by-law 069-89, Schedule I and II. Stopping and Parking restrictions on Second St. E. , Sydney to McConnell


    2009-173 A By-law to amend the Traffic & Parking By-law 069-89, Schedule I - Stopping restrictions on Third St.E and Adolphus St.
    Click for detail --> A By-law to amend the Traffic & Parking By-law 069-89, Schedule I - Stopping restrictions on Third St.E and Adolphus St.


    CONSENT/CORRESPONDENCE

    1 Temporary Street Closure - 2009 National Child Day Celebration
    Click for detail --> Temporary Street Closure - 2009 National Child Day Celebration

    Action Recommended
    That Council endorse a request by "Partir d'un bon pas pour un avenir meilleur's" Organizing Committee for a temporary street closure in order to allow for the 2009 National Child Day Celebration scheduled for Saturday November 21st from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Second Street East in front of the Cornwall Public Library and details as provided within this report.


    2 Tag Day
    Click for detail --> Tag Day

    Action Recommended
    1. That Council permit the S.D. & G. Army Cadets to hold a Tag Day on Saturday, December 5, 2009.

    3 Review of a request for Minor Revisions to Draft Plan Conditions - File 04T-87009, being part of Lot 11, Concession 3, situated south of Cornwall Centre Road and north of Mercier Avenue, City of Cornwall (Northdale Terrace - Phase 2)
    Click for detail --> Review of a request for Minor Revisions to Draft Plan Conditions - File 04T-87009, being part of Lot 11, Concession 3, situated south of Cornwall Centre Road and north of Mercier Avenue, City of Cornwall (Northdale Terrace - Phase 2)

    Action Recommended
    THAT the existing Draft Plan Approval dated March 7th, 1988 and associated Draft Plan Conditions dated March 7th, 1988, be amended by Resolution 2009-035 under Section 51(47) of the Planning Act and replaced with a new Draft Plan Approval associated with a new Draft Plan - Phase 2, dated October 16th, 2009, and the Conditions as outlined in the Draft Plan Conditions, attached to this report, dated October 19th, 2009.



    RESOLUTIONS / BUSINESS ARISING FROM NOTICE OF MOTION


    2009-035 Draft Plan Approval for Northdale Terrace - Phase 2, being Part of Lot 11, Concession 3, situated south of Cornwall Centre Road and north of Mercier Avenue City of Cornwall.
    Click for detail --> Draft Plan Approval for Northdale Terrace - Phase 2, being Part of Lot 11, Concession 3, situated south of Cornwall Centre Road and north of Mercier Avenue City of Cornwall.

    WHEREAS a request was submitted to withdraw an existing Draft Plan of Subdivision for Northdale Terrace - Phase 2 and replace it with a new Draft Plan for the development of 13 singles lot, 6 small single lots and 14 semi-detached lots; and

    WHEREAS the property is situated south of Cornwall Centre Road and north of Mercier Avenue and legally described as Part of Lot 11, Concession 3, City of Cornwall.

    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE COUNCIL OF THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF CORNWALL ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:

    That Council enact that the existing Draft Plan dated September 1988, and the associated Draft Plan Conditions, dated March 7th, 1988, be rescinded in their entirety and that the Draft Plan dated October 16th, 2009, by Julia Meldrum Smith, O.L.S., on behalf of Cartwave Realty, to subdivide Part of Lot 11, Concession 3, as indicated on the Draft Plan dated October 16th, 2009, be given Draft Plan Approval, subject to the new and revised conditions, dated October 19th, 2009, as contained in Draft Plan Conditions - Northdale Terrace, attached.

    Motion to endorse Resolution 2009-035 as presented.

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


    REPORTS FROM UNFINISHED BUSINESS


    1 Library Renovations/ Art Gallery/ Final Report
    Click for detail --> Library Renovations/ Art Gallery/ Final Report

    Action Recommended
    That Council receive this report.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

    Moved By: Syd Gardiner, Councillor
    Seconded By: Denis Thibault, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


    COMMUNICATIONS / REPORTS


    1 Service Contract with Glengarry Inter-Agency Group Inc.
    Click for detail --> Service Contract with Glengarry Inter-Agency Group Inc.

    Action Recommended
    That Council endorse a Service Contract Agreement with the Glengarry Inter-Agency Group Inc. to provide child care services and that By-law authorizing this Agreement be presented to the Council at their meeting of Monday November 9, 2009.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

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


    2 Health & Safety Policy Annual Review
    Click for detail --> Health & Safety Policy Annual Review

    Action Recommended
    That Council approve the Health and Safety Policy as amended.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

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


    3 Economic Development Bi-Monthly Report August and September 2009
    Click for detail --> Economic Development Bi-Monthly Report August and September 2009

    Action Recommended
    That Council receive this report.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

    Moved By: Bernadette Clément, Councillor
    Seconded By: Denis Carr, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


    TENDERS AND REQUESTS FROM PROPOSAL


    1 RFP No. 09-R26 Architectural & Engineering Services
    Click for detail --> RFP No. 09-R26 Architectural & Engineering Services

    Action Recommended
    That RFP 09-R26 be awarded to The Thompson Rosemount Group, Cornwall, Ontario, at the total bid price of $208,162.50 (net cost to the Corporation - $198,250.00) being the best proposal meeting the specifications.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

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


    2 Tender No. 09-T64 New Raw Water Intake Bar Screen
    Click for detail --> Tender No. 09-T64 New Raw Water Intake Bar Screen

    Action Recommended
    That Tender 09-T64 be awarded to Eastern Welding, Summerstown, Ontario, at the total bid price of $26,285.70 (net cost to the Corporation - $25,034.00) being the best bid meeting the tender specifications.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

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


    3 Tender No. 09-T66 Replacement of the Rolled Roofing Membrane
    Click for detail --> Tender No. 09-T66 Replacement of the Rolled Roofing Membrane

    Action Recommended
    That Tender 09-T66 be awarded to 113044 Ontario Ltd., O/A: John Gordon Construction, Cornwall, Ontario, at the total bid price of $61,582.50 (net cost to the Corporation - $58,650.00) being the best bid meeting the tender specifications.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

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


    PRESENTATIONS


    DELEGATIONS


    1 Delegation - Richmond Drive - No Truck Route
    Click for detail --> Delegation - Richmond Drive - No Truck Route

    Mr. Michael Bray, representative of Louis W. Bray Construction Ltd., provided Council with concerns against a recent Council decision to limit the City's Portion of Richmond Road to a "No Heavy Truck" zone.

    Information on potential for damage to foundations from heavy vehicles provided by Mr. Rene Morin, specialist in explosives, blasting and vibration was presented to Council and which indicated that damage as a result of traffic vibration, to a normal house with setback distances of 10-15m, was extremely rare. In addition, Mr. Bray provided what cost implications this restriction would have on the quarry business from this location should the Council remain stead-fast on their previous decision.

    Mr. Bray, the Township of South Stormont officials and City of Cornwall officials will be meeting On Tuesday October 27th to discuss various options on this matter..

    Motion to refer this matter to Administration for report.

    Moved By: André Rivette, Councillor
    Seconded By: Mark MacDonald, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED



    2 Delegation from Sara Murphy - Spirit of a City
    Click for detail --> Delegation from Sara Murphy - Spirit of a City

    Sara Murphy of Tickled Pink Productions introduced the "Spirit of a City" CD being released on November 7, 2009. Net revenue raised from the sale of the $10.00 CD and from the CD Release Event, being held on November 7 at 8:00 at Indi Guitars / Dream Builders Studios at 2107 Second Street West, will be donated to the Cornwall Community Hospital Foundation.


    NEW BUSINESS

    S.D.&G. Highlanders

    WHEREAS It is with the greatest of respect that we support the S. D. & G. Highlanders on their upcoming trip to Belgium with Mayor Kilger, and

    WHEREAS it is understood that the group will be visiting several towns in Belgium that were liberated by the Glens in 1944 and 1945; and

    WHEREAS these towns have done special things for the soldiers that were killed during the liberation, such as the naming of new streets in a subdivision.


    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Administration prepare a report outlining the steps this Council could take to recognize these soldiers in a similar fashion here, and

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT this resolution be forwarded to our Youth Advisory Committee for their involvement and input.


    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

    Moved By: Mark MacDonald, Councillor
    Seconded By: Kim Baird, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


    PASSING OF BY-LAWS - THIRD AND FINAL READING
    That By-laws 170, 172 and 173 of 2009 inclusive, listed on the Agenda for third reading is taken as read a third time and finally passed.

    Motion to read a third and final time and to finally endorse the said By-laws.

    Moved By: Glen Grant, Councillor
    Seconded By: Elaine MacDonald, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED

    That By-law 2009-171 listed on the Agenda for third reading is taken as read a third time and finally passed.

    Motion to read a third and final time and to finally endorse the said By-law.

    Moved By: Bernadette Clément, Councillor
    Seconded By: Syd Gardiner, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


    REPORTS FROM AD HOC COMMITTEES OF COUNCIL

    1. Carbon Reduction Initiative

    Councillor Elaine MacDonald announced the upcoming viewing of "Waterlife" at the Port Theatre with all proceeds going to the Carbon Reduction Initiative.


    2. H1N1 Immunization Clinics

    Paul W. Fitzpatrick, Chief Administrative Officer, spoke about the recently announced H1N1 Immunization Clinics being held by the Eastern Ontario Health Unit at General Vanier Secondary School and the efforts the City will make to ensure that residents have adequate transportation.


    NOTICES OF MOTION


    PENDING BUSINESS LISTING

    The Pending Business Listing was presented and no discussion ensued.

    1 Pending Business - October 26, 2009
    Click for detail --> Pending Business - October 26, 2009

    2 Pending Business Listing 18-09 - Richmond Road – No Truck Zone
    Click for detail --> Pending Business Listing 18-09 - Richmond Road – No Truck Zone


    CONFIRMING BY-LAW
    FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD READINGS

    That By-law 2009-174, being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Cornwall at its meeting held on Monday, October 26, 2009, having been read a first, second and third time, be now taken as read and passed.

    1 A By-law to adopt, ratify and confirm the proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Cornwall at its meetings held on Monday October 26, 2009
    Click for detail --> A By-law to adopt, ratify and confirm the proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Cornwall at its meetings held on Monday October 26, 2009

    Motion to endorse By-law 2009-174.

    Moved By: Denis Carr, Councillor
    Seconded By: Kim Baird, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


    ADJOURNMENT

    Motion to adjourn the Regular Council Meeting of Monday, October 26, 2009, at 8:55 p.m.

    Moved By: Denis Thibault, Councillor
    Seconded By: Glen Grant, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED



    NEXT REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL to be held Monday, November 9, 2009



    __________________________________ ____________________________________
    DENISE LABELLE-GELINAS BOB KILGER
    CITY CLERK MAYOR

    __________________________________
    MANON L. POIRIER
    DEPUTY CITY CLERK


    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

    Moved By: Bernadette Clément, Councillor
    Seconded By: Denis Carr, Councillor

    MOTION CARRIED