Agenda Contents

Minutes
Cornwall City Council



    Meeting ID:2009-15
    Meeting Date:Mon June 22, 2009 07:00 PM
    Location:Council Chambers
    Chair:CN=Bob Kilger/OU=CITYHALL/O=CityCornwall
    Prepared By:Denise Labelle-Gelinas, City 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
    Mary Ann Hug, Councillor
    Paul W. Fitzpatrick, Chief Administrative Officer
    Denise Labelle-Gelinas, City Clerk
    Maureen Adams, G.M.Financial Services
    Norm Levac, G.M., Infrastructure and Municipal Works
    Stephen Alexander, G.M. Planning , Parks and Recreation - Secretary of the Planning and Advisory and Hearing Committee
    Paul Scrimshaw, Financial Analyst
    Robert Menagh, Manager Human Resources
    Tracey Bailey, Accounting Supervisor / Deputy Treasurer
    Bob Peters, Senior Development Officer


    IN-CAMERA SESSION

    An In-Camera meeting was held at 5:45 p.m. to discuss matters that fell under the Municipal Act, 2001, c.23 s.239:
    - 2 (b) personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;
    - 2 (d) labour relations or employee negotiations;
    - 3.1 (1) The meeting is held for the purpose of educating or training the members.


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


    INVOCATION
    Father Matthew Brunet - St. Pius X Long Sault


    NATIONAL ANTHEM


    ADDITIONS, DELETIONS OR AMENDMENTS
    All matters listed under General Consent, save and except “Delegations” are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. Should a Council member wish an alternative action from the proposed recommendation, the Council member shall request that this matter be moved to “Communications” at this time.


    DISCLOSURE OF INTEREST
    There were no disclosures


    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 092 to 104 of 2009 shall be considered and referred to that Committee.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

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

    MOTION CARRIED


    GENERAL CONSENT

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

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


    ADOPTION OF MINUTES
    The following Minutes were presented for adoption. There being no corrections noted, the Minutes are approved as presented

    1 Monday June 8, 2009 Cornwall City Council Meeting
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    Motion to endorse the Minutes of Council as presented.

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

    PRESENTATIONS


    1 2009 Ontario Winter Games Legacy Awards
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    Two young members of our community were recognized this evening as winning recipients to the 2009 Ontario Winter Games Legacy Award, which offers them a $1,000 bursary towards their ongoing post secondary education.

    This evening, Mr. Josh Loney, graduate of Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School , averaging an 87% grade, will be attending the University of Ottawa in the fall in the Honours Bachelor of Arts Program, majoring in Psychology.

    As well, Miss Alison Michels was recognized. Alison is a graduate of Rothwell Osnabruck School and will be attending Queen's University in the fall within the Bachelor of Science Biochemistry program .


    2 Financial Statements - Power Point Presentation
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    The General Manager of Financial Services, Maureen Adams, as well as the Municipal Auditors, Mr. Ross Markell and James Pollock, delivered the audited consolidated financial statements for year ending December 31, 2009.

    Mrs. Adams provided a general overview, through power point presentation and detailed information within the following subject matters:
    2008 Operating & Capital Surplus with a total revenue of $161,896,686 (0.37%)
    Assets, including cash and investments, taxes and PIL's Receivable, accounts receivable, user charges, due from other municipalities and others and showing for 2008 a total of $72,516,494 as compared to $71,010,996 in 2007.
    Liabilities and amounts to be recovered at a total financial dollar value of $(9,791,034)
    Fund Balances at $54,441,488
    Expenditures, including current and capital with a budgeted amount of $156,370,939 and a 2008 Actual of $160,199,402. It was noted that the overall level of expenditures had increased relative to budget. The Operating (over budget by approximately $2,400,000 or 1.73%) and Capital (over budget by approximately $1,400,000 or 8.66%). Contributing operating variances was a direct results of PSAB Adjustment, public inquiry, police services, winter control, fuel costs, social housing, recreational services and social services (Ontario Works). Capital contributing variances were the 2008 relocation expenses, building repairs, police services (new station), fire services (pumper), equipment purchase (2008 buses), MW Equipment, Watermain rehabilitation, social housing (CAHC) and splashpad. Mrs. Adams continued to provide the Operating expenses, revenues, Capital investment/infrastructure, reserves and reserve funds and progress funds and debt retirement funds.

    Following Mrs. Adams' presentation and questions from Members of the Council, Messrs Markell and Pollock detailed issues within the consolidated statement of the Corporation's financial position and indicated that the City of Cornwall, was in a very strong position, leading itself forward for the need to borrow funds for major capital projects. Mr. Markell did indicate that The Corporation should increase its Working Reserves to at least a 5 million level and that their decision to sell Cornwall Electric in 1993 provided them with a positive foundation in the use of interest earned through the proceeds of the sale.
    The City's financial position for the year ending December 31, 2008 has resulted in a surplus of $592,501 and will be applied to the reserves

    In Closing, it was moved
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    Action Recommended
    That Council receive the presentations and approve the 2008 audited Financial Statements.

    Moved By: Denis Carr, Councillor
    Seconded By: Denis Thibault, 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 092 to 104 of 2009 inclusive be read a first time and be considered as read a second time.


    2009-092 A By-law to lift a one-foot reserve at Blackburn Garden Subdivision, to dedicate Block 15, of Plan 408 and Block 16 Registered Plan 410, City of Cornwall, County of Stormont, as public highway and naming them as Sunset Boulevard
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    2009-093 A By-law to authorize The Corporation of the City of Cornwall, as Consolidated Municipal Service Manager, to renew Domiciliary Care Program Agreements with various agencies
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    2009-094 A By-law to authorize the sale of Part 1 of Reference Plan 52R-3242 and Part 1 and 2 of Reference Plan 52R-4170 to Campbell Street Cornwall Corporation
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    2009-095 A By-law to allow the temporary closing of Pine Lane for work done at 32 Cumberland Street on July 6 and 7, 2009
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    2009-096 A By-law to authorize The Corporation of the City of Cornwall to enter into an amending Agreement with Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario as represented by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs for the Rural Economic Development Program
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    2009-097 By-law to Remove Servicing Agreement Requirements from Property Title of Lot 170, Plan 240, City of Cornwall (civic #1730 Elgin Street)
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    Exp-097 Explanatory Note
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    2009-098 A By-law to authorize The Corporation of the City of Cornwall to enter into a contract with Bell Canada for line rental
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    2009-099 A By-law to pass Official Plan Amendment No. 19, for a site specific clause to allow the conversion of the Days Inn (Hotel) to a dormitory use, for a proposed commercial hockey school in the General Commercial (G.C.) designation
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    2009-100 A By-law to amend the Traffic and Parking By-law 069-1989 - Schedule II, Parking Restrictions - Parts of Cotton Mill Street
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    2009-101 A By-law to further amend By-law 751-1969, the Zoning By-law as amended by The Corporation of the City of Cornwall, being a By-law respecting the use of land and the use and location of buildings for lands municipally known as 1539-1541 Vincent Massey Drive, City of Cornwall
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    Exp-101 Explanatory Note
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    2009-102 A By-law authorizing The City of Cornwall to enter into various Brownfield (BR) Program 1: City of Cornwall Brownfield Rehabilitation (Tax Increment Grant) Funding Agreements
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    Exp-102 Explanation of Purpose and Effect
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    2009-103 A By-law to authorize the transfer of surplus funds to specific reserves and reserve funds
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    Exp-103 Explanation of Purpose and Effect
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    2009-104 Being a By-law of the Corporation of the City of Cornwall respecting smoking in public places within nine (9) meters of a Municipal Park Facility.
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    Exp-104 Explanatory Note
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    CONSENT/CORRESPONDENCE


    1 PAC Report No. 1 - June 2009 - Ontario Hockey Academy
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    Action Recommended
    i) THAT the subject property be redesignated and rezoned from a “General Commercial” (G.C.) designation to “General Commercial” (G.C.) designation, with a site specific exception and rezoned from Highway Commercial (C.H.) zone to Highway Commercial (C.H.) with site specific exceptions to permit a commercial hockey school with associated dormitory and to recognize the parking on site as being sufficient;

    ii) THAT no other permitted uses take place on the site during the period this proposed commercial hockey school and dormitory use are operating;

    iii) THAT, as part of the Site Plan Control process, particular emphasis be given to the fencing at the rear property line along Laflin Street, the relocation of the bin from the kitchen and the garbage bin on the adjacent site, and that these items be submitted to the City for review and concurrence.


    2 PAC Report No. 2 - June 15, 2009, CPPEC Recommendations - Heart of the City and Brownfield CIP Funding Applications
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    Action Recommended
    That Council endorse the following PAC recommendations:

    (a) File BR #02-09 (New) - 710 Cotton Mill St -RMP Construction & Development, applicant
    That BR #02-09 - 710 Cotton Mill St request be approved as follows:
    Program 1 - City of Cornwall Rehabilitation (TIG) - $1,561,650
    Program 2 - Project Feasibility Study Grant - $7,500
    Program 5 - Municipal Planning / Development Fees Grant Program - $86,000+
    Program 6 - Discretionary Municipal Tipping Fees Grant - $138,270
    Condition:
    All financial expenditures have to be validated and reviewed by appropriate staff.
    Subject to all appropriate approvals and to obtain the necessary permits.

    (b) File HOTC #01-09 (Addendum) - 212 Pitt St., Steve Ostler applicant
    That HOTC #01-09 212 Pitt St request be approved as follows:
    Program 3 - Project Feasibility Study/Design Grant - $1,000
    Program 4 - Facade Improvement and Heritage Sign Grant - $1,000

    (c) File HOTC #11-09 (New) -12 Montreal Rd - Dr. Michel Dubuc, applicant
    That HOTC #11-09 - 12 Montreal Rd request be approved as follows:
    Program 3 - Project Feasibility Study/Design Grant - $1,000
    Program 4 - Facade Improvement and Heritage Sign Grant - $330
    Program 5 - Municipal Planning / Development Fees Grant Program - actual
    Program 8 - Energy Conservation Grants - $4,055
    Conditions:
    Provide a second quote.
    Provide detailed information with regards to the gas unit for energy efficiency.

    (d) File HOTC #12-09 (New) - 14-20 Montreal Rd -Dr. Michel Dubuc, applicant
    That HOTC #12-09 - 14-20 Montreal Rd request be approved as follows:
    Program 3 - Project Feasibility Study/Design Grant - $1,000
    Program 5 - Municipal Planning / Development Fees Grant Program - actual
    Program 8 - Energy Conservation Grants - $10,000
    Conditions:
    Provide a second quote.
    Provide detailed information with regards to the gas unit for energy efficiency.

    (e) File HOTC #13-09 (New) - 367 Montreal Rd - Sayed Hafizi, applicant
    That HOTC #13-09 - 367 Montreal Rd request be approved as follows:
    Program 4 - Facade Improvement and Heritage Sign Grant - $1,250
    Program 6 - Discretionary Municipal Tipping Fees Grant - actual
    Conditions:
    That merchandise not be displayed on the sidewalk

    (f) File HOTC #14-09 (New) - 369 Montreal Rd - Sayed Hafizi, applicant
    That HOTC #14-09 - 369 Montreal Rd request be approved as follows:
    Program 3 - Project Feasibility Study/Design Grant - $750
    Program 5 - Municipal Planning / Development Fees Grant Program - actual

    (g) File BR #04-09 (New) - 1313 Brookdale -Casselman Stores Ltd, applicant
    That BR #04-09 - 1313 Brookdale Ave request be approved as follows:
    Program 1 - City of Cornwall Rehabilitation (TIG) - actual
    Program 5 - Municipal Planning / Development Fees Grant Program - actual
    Condition:
    To provide two quotes for the granular B material and compaction.

    (h) File BR #05-09 (New) - 1236 Brookdale Ave -Harden Group, applicant
    That BR #05-09 - 1236 Brookdale Ave request be approved as follows:
    Program 1 - City of Cornwall Rehabilitation (TIG) - Future
    Program 2 - Environmental Site Assessment Phase ll Grant - $15,000
    Program 2 - Project Feasibility Study Grant - $7,500
    Program 5 - Municipal Planning / Development Fees Grant Program - Future
    Program 6 - Discretionary Municipal Tipping Fees Grant -Future
    It was recommended by CPPEC that the cost of demolition and the remaining 50% of Tipping Fees be included in Program 1 Tax Increment Grant.
    Condition:
    That a demolition and a remediation plan be provided.
    That a second quote be provided to confirm the current estimates for the cost of remediation.


    3 PAC Report No. 3 - June 2009 - Fall Brownfields Knowledge Workshop in Cornwall
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    Action Recommended
    That an amount of $25,000 be set aside, under the approved Brownfields budget, to retain the services of the Ontario Centre for Environmental Technology Advancement (OCETA), as a single source quote, to organize a one day knowledge workshop in the Fall. In addition, it is encouraged by CPPEC to seek various City departmental involvement (i.e. Economic Development) in advertising and other localized costs.


    4 PAC Report No. 4 - June 2009 - Eastridge Subdivision (Cartwave Realty)
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    Action Recommended
    a) THAT the revised Draft Plan by Thompson Rosemount Group and Julia Meldrum, OLS, dated March 14, 2007, be given Draft approval subject to the Draft Plan Condition in Appendix A.

    b) THAT PAC recommend, to Council, the approval of the amendments to the Draft Resolution shown in Attachment 6.


    5 PAC Report No. 5 - June 2009 - Proposed New Community Commercial - Shopping Centre (CC-SC) Zone
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    Action Recommended
    i.) Planning staff initiate the public process for introduction of a new commercial zone to be called Community Commercial - Shopping Centre (CC-SC) in the City’s Comprehensive Zoning By-law No. 751, 1969, as amended, to primarily replace the present Community Commercial (CC) AND CH/CH hybrid zones and a new Neighbourhood Commercial (CN) zone to replace the present version;

    ii.) Planning staff incorporate a special Official Plan (O.P.) Policy or Policies into the City’s Official Plan to recognize this initiative;

    iii.) The specific landowners, as indicated in Attachments III and VIII, to be directly impacted by such a zoning change on their respective properties be contacted for comments; and

    iv.) Upon successful completion of this zoning template initiative, Planning staff proceed to upgrade and/or replace other existing commercial zones with contemporary zone standards.


    6 Position Vacancy - Civic Complex Maintenance Person
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    Action Recommended
    That Council approve the hiring of a Maintenance Person for the Civic Complex.


    7 Tax Write-offs/Adjustments
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    Action Recommended
    That Council authorize tax write-offs/adjustments/vacancies under Section 357 and 364 of the Municipal Act, 2001 as reviewed at its In-Camera session of June 22, 2009.


    RESOLUTIONS / BUSINESS ARISING FROM NOTICE OF MOTION


    2009-24 Eastridge Subdivision Phase 4 being lots along Glen Nora Drive
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    WHEREAS an Application was submitted for an Amendment to the Draft Plan of Subdivision (Eastridge Phase 4) for the development under Section 51(47) of the Planning Act of (7) seven single family lots and (10) ten semi-detached lots, with (2) two blocks for walkways and easements. The property is legally described as Part of Lot C and Part of the West Half of Lot B, Concession 1, and is situated south of Second Street East and north of Glen Brook Drive.

    NOW THEREFORE THE COUNCIL OF THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF CORNWALL ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:

    The request dated May 29, 2009 from Cartwave Realty, to subdivide Part of Lots C and B Concession 1, as indicated on a plan by Julia Meldrum-Smith, O.L.S., dated March 14, 2007, be given draft approval, subject to the satisfaction of staff that conditions contained in Appendix A to the Planning Advisory Committee's technical report have been completed and, furthermore, that the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to sign the final version of the Registered Plan upon satisfactory completion of the Subdivision Agreement and Draft Plan Conditions.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

    Moved By: Syd Gardiner, Councillor
    Seconded By: Mary Ann Hug, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


    2009-25 To establish a joint bank account with TD Canada Trust between the City and the 3+1 Project 2010 Fundraising Committee.
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    WHEREAS the 3+1 Project 2010 Fundraising Committee is committed to raising $2 million towards the construction of the new multi-sports facility;

    AND WHEREAS TD Canada Trust is the City's financial institution;

    AND WHEREAS there is a need to set up a joint bank account with the Fundraising Committee to facilitate the banking needs of the Committee to meet its fundraising target;

    AND WHEREAS the joint bank account will ensure compliance with the legislated requirements to issuing income tax receipts for fundraising monies received.

    NOW THEREFORE THE COUNCIL OF THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF CORNWALL ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:

    1. That a joint bank account be opened with TD Canada Trust between the City of Cornwall and the 3+1 Project 2010 Fundraising Committee under the City's banking profile.

    2. That the signing officers consist of one of the current signing officers for the City of Cornwall and one of the following directors from the 3+1 Project 2010 Fundraising Committee:

    Terry Sylvester - Treasurer
    Scott Lecky - Co-Chair
    Tom Everson - Co-Chair

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

    Moved By: Glen Grant, Councillor
    Seconded By: Kim Baird, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


    REPORTS FROM UNFINISHED BUSINESS

    1 Red Ribbon Campaign - Support Our Troops
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    Action Recommended
    That Council continue its support for all military troops and endorse the purchase of magnetic red ribbons that will be displayed on all municipal vehicles.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

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


    COMMUNICATIONS / REPORTS

    2 First Quarterly Financial Report - 2009
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    Action Recommended
    That Council receive the first quarter Financial Report for the period ending March 31, 2009.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

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



    3 Elected Officials Expense Statement for the period ending May 31, 2009
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    Action Recommended
    That Council approve the Statement of Expenses for Elected Officials for the period ending May 31, 2009.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

    Moved By: Mary Ann Hug, Councillor
    Seconded By: Elaine MacDonald, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


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    Action Recommended
    1. That Council endorse the May 27th, 2009 minutes of the Audit Committee.

    2. That Council endorse the June 11th, 2009 minutes of the Audit Committee.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

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


    5 Heritage Murals of Cornwall
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    Action Recommended
    That Council approve the release of up to $6500 from the Heritage Murals Reserve account to repair the mural at 11-17 Second Street West.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

    Moved By: Glen Grant, Councillor
    Seconded By: Syd Gardiner, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


    6 Bell Canada Five Year and One Year Communication Line Rental Contract
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    Action Recommended
    That City Council approve the following:

    1. The signing of a five year rental contract with Bell Canada for the Megalines and the Digital Subscriber Lines (DSL) to the main switch.

    2. A one year contract with Bell Canada for the DSL lines to mini remotes.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

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


    TENDERS AND REQUESTS FROM PROPOSAL


    1 RFP No. 09-R14 Engineering Services for a Stand-By Power System
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    Action Recommended
    That RFP 09-R14 be awarded to The Thompson Rosemount Group Inc., Cornwall, Ontario, at the total bid price of $24,507.00 (net cost to the Corporation - $23,340.00) being the best bid meeting the specifications.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

    Moved By: Bernadette Clément, Councillor
    Seconded By: André Rivette, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED



    2 Tender No. 09-T46 Sale of Two Decommissioned Buses
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    Action Recommended
    That Tender 09-T46 be awarded to Capital Bus Parts, St. Romuald, Que. at the total bid price offered of $1,600.00 plus applicable taxes payable.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

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


    3 Tender No. 09-T37 Roadway Lighting Maintenance
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    Action Recommended
    That Tender 09-T37 be awarded for a three year to Dundas Power Line Ltd., Chesterville, Ont., at the total bid price of $530,029.50 (net cost to the Corporation - $504,790.00 being the best bid meeting the tender specifications.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

    Moved By: Syd Gardiner, Councillor
    Seconded By: Mary Ann Hug, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


    4 Tender No. 09-T43 Purchase of a Tractor Mower with Attachments.
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    Action Recommended
    That plan one of Tender 09-T43 be awarded to Green Valley Kubota Ltd., Green Valley, Ont., at the total bid price of $47,234.00 (net cost to the Corporation - $45,144.00) being the best bid meeting the tender specifications.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

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

    MOTION CARRIED


    5 Tender No. 09-T38 Purchase of One Vibratory Plate Packer
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    Action Recommended
    That Tender 09-T38 be awarded to Battlefield Equipment Rentals, Gloucester, Ontario at the total bid price of $21,696.00 (net cost to the Corporation - $20,736.00) being the best bid meeting the tender specifications.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

    Moved By: Glen Grant, Councillor
    Seconded By: Kim Baird, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


    6 Tender No. 09-T39 Purchase of Two Diesel Powered Dump Trucks
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    Action Recommended
    That plan two of Tender 09-T39 be awarded to Edwards Ford Sales, Kingston,Ontario, at the total bid price of $149,849.30 (net cost to the Corporation - $143,218.80) being the best bid meeting the tender specifications.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

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


    7 Tender No. 09-T41 Purchase of a Four-Wheel Drive Articulating Tractor & Attachments
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    Action Recommended
    That Tender 09-T41 be awarded to Joe Johnson Equipment Inc., Ottawa, Ontario., at the total bid price of $118,068.05(net cost to the Corporation - $112,843.80) being the best bid meeting the tender specifications.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

    Moved By: Bernadette Clément, Councillor
    Seconded By: Glen Grant, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


    8 Tender No. 09-T45 Purchase of a Tandem Axle Truck
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    Action Recommended
    That plan two of Tender 09-T45 be awarded to Cornwall Truck Centre, Cornwall, Ontario, at the total bid price of $248,056.47 (net cost to the Corporation - $237,080.52) 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


    9 Tender No. 09-T40 Sale of Fleet Vehicles
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    Action Recommended
    That Tender 09-T40 be awarded as follows:

    Item No.'s 1, 2, 3 and 4 not be awarded under this tender as they will be awarded as a trade in item in various other equipment tenders.
    Item 5 be awarded to Timothy Samson, Cornwall, Ontario at the total bid offered of $847.50
    That item 6 and 7(no bids received)not be awarded and retained for use with a potential trade in at a later date as the bids received for item 6 were below actual value of the machine.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

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


    10 Tender No. 09-T44 Purchase of a Front End Loader Complete with Attachments
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    Action Recommended
    That plan two of Tender 09-T44 be awarded to Wajax Industries, Ottawa, Ontario, at the total bid price of $75,475.10 (net cost to the Corporation - $72,135.49) being the best bid meeting the tender specifications.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

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


    DELEGATIONS


    NEW BUSINESS


    PASSING OF BY-LAWS - THIRD AND FINAL READING

    That By-laws 092 to 104 of 2009 inclusive, listed on the Agenda for third reading is taken as read a third time and finally passed.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

    Moved By: Mary Ann Hug, Councillor
    Seconded By: Bernadette Clément, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


    REPORTS FROM AD HOC COMMITTEES OF COUNCIL

    1. Councillor Bernadette Clement updated Council Members and members of the public as to the final date selected, being Sunday September 13th to celebrate the City of Cornwall's 225th Anniversary.
    2. Councillor Kim Baird congratulated the Cornwall Transit Department for its execellent community work; and
    delivered a message from members of the Jehova's Witnesses convention recently held in Cornwall to city staff for their politeness and acceptance.
    3. Members of Council, led by Councillor Denis Carr, welcomed Mayor Kilger in the 65th Anniversary Club.


    NOTICES OF MOTION

    1. EI BENEFITS

    WHEREAS there will be a negative fiscal impact on all municipalities if residents are unable to access EI benefits or otherwise maintain incomes during this economic downturn, due to the increased reliance on locally provided social programs.

    THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Cornwall call upon the Government of Canada to introduce the following changes to the Employment Insurance system:

    1. 360 hours to qualify for EI benefits in all regions of Canada
    2. Increase benefit duration to at least 50 weeks in all regions; and

    • provide an additional year of "special extension" benefits if national unemployment exceeds 6.5% - paid from federal general revenues.
    • extend EI part 1 benefits while a worker is in approved training.
    3. Increase benefits to at least 60% of normal earnings, using workers' 12 best weeks, and raise the maximum. Suspend the allocation of severance pay, and eliminate the 2 week waiting period.

    That the Notice of Motion as presented be presented at the upcoming meeting of July 13, 2009 for full discussion.

    Moved By: Elaine MacDonald, Councillor
    Seconded By: Bernadette Clément, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


    UNFINISHED BUSINESS LISTING

    The Unfinished Business Listing was presented and no discussion ensued.

    1 Unfinished Business Listing for June 22, 2009
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    CONFIRMING BY-LAW
    FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD READINGS

    That By-law 105-2009, 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, June 22, 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 June 22, 2009
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    Motion to endorse By-law #105-2009


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


    ADJOURNMENT

    Motion to adjourn the Regular Council Meeting of Monday, June 22, 2009, at 8:45 p.m.

    Moved By: Mary Ann Hug, Councillor
    Seconded By: Syd Gardiner, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED



    NEXT REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL to be held Monday July 13, 2009



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    DENISE LABELLE-GELINAS BOB KILGER
    CITY CLERK MAYOR



    Motion to endorse the Minutes of Council as presented.

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

    MOTION CARRIED