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Minutes
Cornwall City Council



    Meeting ID:2009-02
    Meeting Date:Mon January 26, 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
    Paul W. Fitzpatrick, Chief Administrative Officer
    Denise Labelle-Gelinas, City Clerk
    Christine Lefebvre, Supervisor, Recreation Services
    Debora M. Daigle, Manager Social and Housing Services
    Manon L. Poirier, Deputy Clerk
    Mark A. Boileau, Manager Economic Dev.
    Norm Levac, G.M., Infrastructure and Municipal Works
    Richard Bourdeau, Supervisor Facilities and Operations
    Robert Menagh, Manager Human Resources
    Stephen Alexander, G.M. Planning , Parks and Recreation - Secretary of the Planning and Advisory and Hearing Committee
    Tracey Bailey, Accounting Supervisor / Deputy Treasurer


    IN-CAMERA SESSION

    An In-Camera meeting was held at 6:30 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 7:05 p.m.


    INVOCATION

    Reverend Stephen Silverthorne - Christ Church - Long Sault


    NATIONAL ANTHEM
    The Assembly


    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 007 to 010 of 2009 shall be considered and referred to that Committee.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

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


    GENERAL CONSENT
    CONSENTEMENT GÉNÉRAL


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

    1 January 12, 2009 Cornwall City Council Meeting
    Click for detail --> January 12, 2009 Cornwall City Council Meeting

    Motion to endorse the Minutes of Council as presented.

    Moved By: Denis Thibault, Councillor
    Seconded By: Kim Baird, 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 007 to 010 of 2009 inclusive be read a first time and be considered as read a second time.


    2009-007-01 A Bylaw to enter into Service Contracts with the current Child Care Service Providers for 2009 and that Council approve the process for subsidy payments to individual Child Care / Special Needs Resource Operators from the Child Care budget in accordance with the Day Nurseries Act.
    Click for detail --> A Bylaw to enter into  Service Contracts with the current Child Care Service Providers for 2009 and that Council approve the process for subsidy payments to individual Child Care / Special Needs Resource Operators from the Child Care budget in accordance with the Day Nurseries Act.


    2009-008 A Bylaw to enter into a Service Agreement with the Canadian Red Cross Association for 2009 to 2013 for the purpose of providing services of a Reception, Registration & Inquiry and Emergency Lodging where required during a declared emergency.
    Click for detail --> A Bylaw to enter into a Service Agreement with the Canadian Red Cross Association for 2009 to 2013  for the purpose of providing services of a Reception, Registration & Inquiry and Emergency Lodging where required during a declared emergency.


    2009-009 A Bylaw to enter into a Concession Extension Agreement with the Cornwall Minor Hockey Association at the Bob Turner Memorial Centre
    Click for detail --> A Bylaw to enter into a Concession Extension Agreement with the Cornwall Minor Hockey Association at the Bob Turner Memorial Centre


    2009-010 A Bylaw to repeal and replace Bylaw 2007-009 Being a Bylaw to appoint Members of Council to Boards, Committees and Commissions for the Term of Council .
    Click for detail --> A Bylaw to repeal and replace Bylaw 2007-009 Being a Bylaw to appoint Members of Council to Boards, Committees and Commissions for the Term of Council .


    CONSENT/CORRESPONDENCE


    1 Amending term of Board Appointments to the Cornwall and Area Housing Corporation
    Click for detail --> Amending term of Board Appointments to the Cornwall and Area Housing Corporation

    Action Recommended
    That the appointments by the City of Cornwall to the Board of Directors of Cornwall & Area Housing Corporation be for the term of Council (currently four years) or any other term as prescribed by Council from time to time.


    2 Proclamation and Flag Raising
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    Action Recommended
    1. That Council declare the month of February 2009 as Heart and Stroke Month in the City of Cornwall and further that their flag be flown at 340 Pitt Street during the month of February.

    MOTION TO APPROVE GENERAL CONSENT

    Motion to approve the General Consent Agenda as recommended.

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

    MOTION CARRIED


    RESOLUTIONS / BUSINESS ARISING FROM NOTICE OF MOTION


    2009-004 Multi-Sport Arena
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    WHEREAS there is a strong desire by Council to move forward on the new Multi-Sport Complex arena issue; and

    WHEREAS as a result of a recent Strategic Priorities Session on November 26th, 2008, there appears to be a willingness to "bring new life" to the plan; and

    WHEREAS the Council at a Special Meeting on August 12th approved, in principal, exploring a P3 scenario project which would include a three ice pads, field house and tennis court, and which also appears that there is a desire to revisit.

    NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that based on information being provided by Administration to Council at its second regular meeting January 26th, 2009, that the Council discuss its current position on the Multi-Sport Arena and finalize its decision on the process to be taken on the proposed "Multi-Sports Complex Project".

    Reconsideration on the P3 Scenario

    A motion to reconsider its motion of January 28th, 2008, approving a Request for Proposal under P3 Scenario.
    This motion requires a 2/3's majority of Members of Council.


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

    A recorded vote on this matter resulted as follows:
    Votes For = 11
    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
    MOTION CARRIED

    Desist P3 Option

    WHEREAS Senior levels of government have indicated that large municipal infrastructure projects must be "shovel-in-the-ground" ready" to qualify for funding.

    Therefore Be It Resolved that City Council desist the P3 option for financing the future Multi-pad and Fieldhouse Sportsplex

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

    Financing of Multi-Sports Complex

    WHEREAS Cornwall City Council has previously approved the construction of a new multi-sports complex which includes three ice pads, a field house and a minimum of one tennis court; and

    WHEREAS it is necessary to identify a manner in which the City of Cornwall would fund such a new facility;

    THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that undertaking this project as outlined in conditional on the financial involvement of the federal, provincial and municipal levels of government on a 1/3, 1/3, 1/3 basis; that the City's share be financed and paid for from the investment income earned from the Progress Fund; and that funds raised from the ongoing community fund raising initiative be applied to the City's financial share of the project.

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

    MOTION CARRIED


    2009-03 Multi-Sport Facility
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    That Council use the information contained in this report to assist in the debate on the "Notice of Motion" introduced for the January 26th, 2009 Council meeting.


    REPORTS FROM UNFINISHED BUSINESS


    COMMUNICATIONS / REPORTS

    1 2009 Carry Forward of Operational Projects
    Click for detail --> 2009 Carry Forward of  Operational Projects

    Action Recommended
    That Council approve the carry-forward of funds for the identified operational projects for 2009 budget purposes.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.
    Moved By: André Rivette, Councillor
    Seconded By: Denis Thibault, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED


    TENDERS AND REQUESTS FROM PROPOSAL


    PRESENTATIONS


    DELEGATIONS


    NEW BUSINESS


    PASSING OF BY-LAWS - THIRD AND FINAL READING
    That By-laws 007 to 010 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: Glen Grant, Councillor
    Seconded By: Syd Gardiner, Councillor
    MOTION CARRIED



    REPORTS FROM AD HOC COMMITTEES OF COUNCIL

    Councillor Bernadette Clement, as the Council representative to the Woodhouse Museum invited Members of Council to help in a Community Celebration to the upcoming 225th Birthday of the City of Cornwall, previously known as Johnstown. Celebrations will be scheduled for the month of June and there will be a modest fund-raising to help cover some of the costs incurred.

    Councillor Syd Gardiner thanked the Community and those who participated in the recent Filmfest Festival at Aultsville Theatre.


    NOTICES OF MOTION


    UNFINISHED BUSINESS LISTING

    The Unfinished Business Listing was presented and no discussion ensued.

    1 Unfinished Business Listing for January 26, 2009
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    CONFIRMING BY-LAW
    FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD READINGS

    That By-law 011 of 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, January 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 January 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 January 26, 2009.

    Motion to approve the recommendation as presented.

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


    ADJOURNMENT

    Motion to adjourn the Regular Council Meeting of Monday, January 26, 2009 at 7:40 p.m.

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


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



    __________________________________ ____________________________________
    DENISE LABELLE-GELINAS BOB KILGER
    CITY CLERK MAYOR



    Motion to endorse the Minutes of Council as presented.

    Moved By: Mary Ann Hug, Councillor
    Seconded By: Denis Thibault, Councillor

    MOTION CARRIED