2017

Not all votes in Council are tracked, but when a member of Council requests a recorded vote in a Council meeting, the results are set out in the minutes. Follows is a list of the recorded votes from 2017, extracted manually from the Council minutes.  I hope you find this helpful in making an informed decision this fall. I’m proud of my record, and I welcome any questions you may have about why I voted the way I did.

February 7, 2017 – Appeal Process, Averton Homes on Centre St., Mt Albert Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Young

Seconded by: Councillor Persechini

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on February 7, 2017, as follows: 1. BE IT RESOLVED THAT Development Services memo dated February 7, 2017 regarding Summary of Appeal Process for Proposed Development by Averton Homes on 19267 Centre Street, Mount Albert, be received; and

That Council direct staff to request that the OMB hold final approval of the appeal until the site plan process has been completed to the Town’s satisfaction; and

That staff be directed to provide resources and information to interested residents about the OMB process, and that should they seek participant or party status, that the Town would provide its consent; and

That Council request the OMB to adjourn the hearing of March 16th, 2017 and direct staff to provide consent to any application for the March 16th, 2017 date to be adjourned; and

That a Non-statutory information meeting of Council be held the during the evening meeting of Council on Feb 22, 2017; and

That subject to any required consent from Averton Homes, Council direct staff to release any relevant documents (such as but not limited to the natural heritage study, in camera reports, minutes of settlement); and THAT Council consider ratification of this resolution at the meeting held on February 7, 2017.

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Carried C2017-030

February 7, 2017 – Removal of Property from Heritage List Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Young

Seconded by: Councillor Johnston

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the correspondence from J. and D. Rush, dated January 17, 2017, requesting the removal of the property located at 20463 Leslie Street from the Heritage List, be received; and

THAT Council will grant approval to remove the property located at 20463 Leslie Street from the Heritage List.

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente No

Councillor Young Yes

Mayor Hackson No

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini No

Defeated C2017-035

February 22, 2017 – Provincial Greenbelt Review Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

Seconded by: Councillor Persechini

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on February 7, 2017, as follows: 18.BE IT RESOLVED THAT Development Services, Planning Branch Report P2017- 04 dated February 7, 2017, regarding the Town of East Gwillimbury Comments on the Province’s Proposed Greenbelt Plan Boundary Revisions (EBR#012-9247), be received; and

THAT Council NOT support the proposed Greenbelt Plan Area boundary revisions to 511 & 641 Queensville Sideroad East, as released by the Province on January 11, 2017; and

THAT Council request that the Province speak directly with Town staff regarding the Town’s request that the lands bounded by Highway 404 to the west, Woodbine Avenue to the east, Green Lane to the north and Davis Drive to the south, as identified in Appendix 3, be identified and protected for employment uses in the long term; and

THAT a copy of this Report be forwarded to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Julia Munro (MPP York Simcoe), Hon Chris Ballard, MPP (Newmarket-Aurora), York Region and the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority.

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young Absent

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Carried C2017-072

February 22, 2017 – Barrier Free Mobile Washroom Councillor Persechini requested a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Persechini

Seconded by: Councillor Johnston

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on February 7, 2017, as follows: 19.BE IT RESOLVED THAT Community Parks, Recreation & Culture memo dated February 7, 2017, entitled Supplementary Information Barrier Free Mobile Washroom Trailer, be received; and

THAT Council authorize staff to proceed with the funding request through the capital reserve.

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Persechini Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente No

Councillor Young Absent

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston No

Defeated C2017-073

February 22, 2017 – Firefighter Collective Agreement Councillor Johnston requested a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Persechini

Seconded by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council pass a By-law authorizing the ratification of a Collective Agreement with the East Gwillimbury Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 4985, I.A.F.F

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Persechini Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young Absent

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried SC2017-58

February 22, 2017 – Bylaw for Firefighter Collective Agreement Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

Seconded by: Councillor Persechini

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-law 2017-036 be taken as read, enacted and signed by the Mayor and Municipal Clerk.

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young Absent

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Persechini Yes

Carried SC2017-61

April 19, 2017 – Out of Closed Meeting Councillor Johnston requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Persechini

Seconded by: Councillor Young

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council rise & report from Closed Meeting of Municipal Council at 3:25 p.m.; and

THAT Council endorse all directions provided to staff, at the Closed Meeting of Municipal Council held on April 19, 2017.

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Persechini Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young No

Mayor Hackson Yes

 

Carried SC2017-169

April 19, 2017 – Servicing Allocation Policy Update Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

Seconded by: Councillor Young

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Committee of the Whole recommendation from the meeting held on April 4, 2017, be amended as follows: 11.WHEREAS the Committee of Adjustment has the approval authority to approve consent application, and

WHEREAS Council has the approval authority with respect to allocation;

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED THAT Development Services Report P2017-28 dated April 4, 2017, regarding the Town-wide Servicing Allocation Policy Update, be received; and

THAT Council endorse updates to the Town-wide Servicing Allocation Policy as outlined in this report and as consolidated in Appendix 1, to earmark 10 single detached equivalent units of allocation in the Town’s reserve for consent applications; and

THAT Council authorize the General Manager of Development Services to assign up to 10 single detached equivalent units of allocation through consent applications; and

THAT staff provide a memorandum to Council when allocation is used.

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Carried C2017-178

April 19, 2017 – Civic Centre Green Courtyard & Accessibility Entrance Project Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

Seconded by: Councillor Persechini

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on April 4, 2017, as follows: 16.BE IT RESOLVED THAT Community Parks, Recreation & Culture Report CPRC2017-05 dated April 4, 2017 entitled “Civic Centre Accessibility and Green Courtyard project”, be received; and

THAT Council approve the revised project budget of $419,554, excluding taxes, as presented in this report.

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young No

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Carried C2017-180

April 19, 2017 – Municipal Election Voting Methods Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Persechini

Seconded by: Councillor Johnston

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on April 4, 2017, as follows: 17.BE IT RESOLVED THAT Corporate Services Report CS2017-08 dated April 4, 2017 regarding the 2018 Municipal Election Voting Methods, be received; and

THAT Council direct staff to continue to review alternative voting methods, technology, cost implications, and potential implementation plans, taking into consideration any changes as a result of the Electoral Review process.

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente No

Councillor Young Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Carried C2017-181

April 19, 2017 – Nokiidaa Trail Extension Project Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

Seconded by: Councillor Persechini

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on April 19, 2017, as follows: 3.BE IT RESOLVED THAT Community Parks, Recreation & Culture report CPRC2017-06 dated April 19, 2017, entitled Tender Award of Contract PR-2017-03 Construction of the Nokiidaa Trail Extension, be received; and

THAT Council approve the low bid received from Melfer Construction Inc. in the amount of $286,150.00, excluding taxes, for Contract PR-2017-03 and the revised budget of $315,000, excluding taxes, for the construction of the Nokiidaa Trail extension as presented in this report; and

THAT a by-law be passed at the Council meeting of April 19, 2017 authorizing the General Manager of Community Parks Recreation and Culture to enter into an Agreement between the Corporation of the Town of East Gwillimbury and Melfer Construction Inc. as the approved contractor for Contract PR-2017-03; and

THAT Council directs staff to follow-up with York Region to request funding and completion of the upgrades to the parking lot area at Mount Albert Road and Yonge Street and report back to Council; and

THAT Council approve the recommendations for Community Parks, Recreation & Culture report CPRC2017-06 at their April 19, 2017 Council Meeting.

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young Declared an interest

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Carried C2017-184

June 6, 2017 – Consultant  to Design Ward System Councillor Young requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Persechini

Seconded by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT an additional electoral review expenditure at an upset limit of $7,500 to design a four (4) ward system, be approved.

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Young No

Mayor Hackson No

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Persechini Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente No

 

Defeated C2017-260

June 20, 2017 – Results of Electoral Review Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Persechini

Seconded by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on June 6, 2017, as follows: 10.Whereas the Town of East Gwillimbury has undertaken an extensive electoral review process, with numerous opportunities for public engagement and feedback, and

Whereas the Town’s consultants’ report recommended a ward-based electoral system with seven members of Council; and

Whereas the current five-member Council is the smallest permitted under The Municipal Act, and smaller than neighbouring York Region municipalities, even when adjusted for historic population levels; and

Whereas the Town currently has a single representative at Regional Council, but wishes a greater level of representation; and

Whereas public input was generally supportive of moving to a ward-based system, but feedback also noted support for the at-large system; and

Whereas the Town is entering a period of significant growth and change in population, applying pressure on all areas of the organization, including members of Council;

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury wishes to adopt, in principle, a hybrid electoral system, which would elect one Mayor, four Ward Councillors and two at-large Councillors, creating a transition period for growth, and positioning the municipality to respond to any future changes at the Regional level; and

THAT Council direct staff to prepare a report with options for implementation in the 2018 election, to be presented at a future Committee of the Whole Meeting.

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young No

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Persechini Yes

Carried C2017-274

July 18, 2017 – Electoral Review Councillor Johnston requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

Seconded by: Councillor Persechini

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on July 18, 2017, as follows: 5.BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Legal and Council Support Services Presentation dated July 18, 2017, entitled Electoral Review Four Ward/Hybrid Option, be received with thanks; and

WHEREAS Council has indicated an intention to undertake changes to its electoral system by adding two members of Council and introducing a form of a ward system;

BE IT RESOLVED THAT staff prepare a report to be presented at the August 15th meeting confirming three options, as follows:

a. the June 6th four Ward/Hybrid model using Version E ward structure as presented by staff on July 18th;

b. the December 20, 2016 three ward model using Ward Model 1b with two councillors elected in each ward for 2018 as presented by Dr. Cobban and Dr. Sancton; and

c. two additional Councillors elected at-large for 2018 election, proceeding with five wards in 2022 as presented by Dr. Cobban and Dr. Sancton; and T

HAT staff prepare a plan to undertake the public outreach in early September 2017; and

THAT staff report back on their findings following the outreach at the Council meeting to held on September 19, 2017; and

THAT this recommendation be ratified at the Council meeting to be held on July 18, 2017.

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Persechini Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young No

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried C2017-302

September 19, 2017 – Septic Inspection Program Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

Seconded by: Councillor Persechini

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on September 6, 2017, as follows: 14.BE IT RESOLVED THAT Development Services memo dated September 6, 2017, entitled Septic System Maintenance Program, be received; and

THAT Council support the program along with the direction provided at Committee of the Whole Council; and

THAT staff report back following the first phase of the Septic System Maintenance Program. (CWC2017-208)

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Carried C2017-387

September 19, 2017 – Operations Centre Design Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

Seconded by: Councillor Johnston

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt and amend the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on September 6, 2017, as follows: 16.BE IT RESOLVED THAT Community Parks, Recreation & Culture Report CPRC2017-09 dated September 6th, 2017 entitled “Multi-Use Town Operations Centre Update” be received; and

THAT Council receive the design presented within this report; and

THAT staff complete the detailed design, conduct construction procurement and report back to Council. (CWC2017-214)

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Carried C2017-389

September 19, 2017 – Region’s Traffic Signals at Centre & Mt. Albert Rd. Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Johnston

Seconded by: Councillor Young

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on September 19, 2017, as follows: 2. WHEREAS the Regional Municipality of York has proposed to install a traffic control signal at the intersection of Mount Albert Road and Centre Street in the Town of East Gwillimbury; and

WHEREAS residents of Mount Albert have expressed concern that the proposed traffic control signal will create a traffic safety hazard and will result in traffic congestion;

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury request that the Council of the Regional Municipality of York defer its decision on the traffic control signal at the intersection of Mount Albert Road and Centre Street to permit the Region to consider alternatives and options to the proposed signalized intersection and to provide for further public engagement; and

THAT Council request that the Region provide all relevant studies and reports to the residents that have requested them; and

THAT the following motion be ratified at the Council meeting held on September 19, 2017. (CWC2017-231)

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Carried C2017-391

September 19, 2017 – Electoral Review Councillor Young requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Persechini

Seconded by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on September 19, 2017, as follows: 3. BE IT RESOLVED THAT Legal & Council Support Services Report LCSS 2017- 04, dated September 19, 2017, entitled “Final Electoral Review Report”, be received; and

THAT staff be directed to prepare a By-law to implement the preferred option for electoral reform as Option 2 as outlined in the report; and THAT the implementing by-law be presented for Council’s consideration at an evening Council meeting to be held on September 19, 2017. (CWC2017-237)

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Young No

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Persechini Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Carried C2017-392

September 19, 2017 – By-law regarding Electoral Review & Council Composition Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Persechini

Seconded by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-law 2017-132 be taken as read, enacted and signed by the Mayor and Municipal Clerk.

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young No

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Persechini Yes

Carried C2017-400

November 7, 2017 – Winter Maintenance Operations Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

Seconded by: Councillor Johnston

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on October 17, 2017, as follows: 12.BE IT RESOLVED THAT Community Infrastructure & Environmental Services Report CIES2017-010 dated October 17, 2017 regarding Winter Maintenance Operations Update, be received; and

THAT Council authorize staff to secure an additional contracted sidewalk plow on a cost recovery basis from new development in order to maintain service levels; and

THAT the six walkways identified through the Walkway Winter Maintenance Pilot project be added to the sidewalk winter maintenance program on a permanent basis subject to funding approval through the 2018 budget; and

THAT the Town plan for a sidewalk patrol program and implement the program when pending Minimum Maintenance Standards Legislation takes effect. (CWC2017-256)

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young Absent

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Carried C2017-448

November 7, 2017 – Animal Shelter Services Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

Seconded by: Councillor Persechini

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on October 17, 2017, as follows: 13.BE IT RESOLVED THAT Emergency & Community Safety Services Report ECSS2017-06, dated October 17, 2017 entitled “Animal Shelter Services Memorandum of Understanding” be received; and

THAT the Mayor and Town Clerk be authorized to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Towns of Aurora, Newmarket and Georgina for the provision of Animal Shelter Services for a five year term. (CWC2017-266)

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young Absent

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Carried C2017-449

November 7, 2017 – TD Bank Closure Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Persechini

Seconded by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the correspondences from J. Wheeler, W. S. Lyttle, and J. Hilliard, residents, regarding the recent branch closure announcement of TD Canada Trust in Mount Albert, be received; and THAT Council strenuously objects to the TD Bank’s decision to close the branch in Mount Albert; and

THAT Council supports the efforts of the residents of Mount Albert to convince the bank to reverse its decision to leave a growing community of almost 6000 as it would leave residents and businesses underserved by the Bank; and

THAT a copy of this resolution be sent to TD Canada Trust and the residents who have corresponded with Council.

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young Absent

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Carried C2017-457

November 21, 2017 – 2018 Capital Budget Councillor Johnston requested for a recorded vote

 

Moved by: Councillor Johnston

Seconded by: Councillor Persechini

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Budget Committee recommendations from the meeting held on November 1, 2017, as follows: 1.BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Budget Committee recommends to Council that the 2018 New Capital Program for Corporate Services, be approved as follows: Finance 18-001 Development Charges Study Update – Consulting Fees Information Technology 18-002 Desktop Hardware Replacement 18-003 Virtual Server Upgrades 18-004 Meeting Room Upgrade (BC2017-013)

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried C2017-465

November 21, 2017 – 2018 Capital Budget Councillor Johnston requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

Seconded by: Councillor Young

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the amended Budget Committee recommendations from the meeting held on November 1, 2017, as follows: 2.BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Budget Committee recommends to Council that the 2018 New Capital Program for Corporate Services, 18-005 Council Microphone System, be deferred subject to further reporting from staff on audio and live streaming in Council Chambers; and

THAT staff report in early 2018 to allow for any changes to take effect before the inauguration of the new Council in 2018. (BC2017-014)

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried C2017-466

November 21, 2017 – 2018 Capital Budget Councillor Young requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Young

Seconded by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Budget Committee recommendations from the meeting held on November 1, 2017, as follows: 7.BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Budget Committee recommends to Council that the 2018 New Capital Program for Emergency & Community Safety Services, 18-014 Aerial Fire Truck, be approved as amended to reflect the percentage attributed to Development Charges. (BC2017-019)

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Young No

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Carried C2017-468

November 21, 2017 – 2018 Capital Budget Councillor Young requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Young

Seconded by: Councillor Johnston

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Budget Committee recommendations from the meeting held on November 1, 2017, as follows: 8.BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Budget Committee recommends to Council that the 2018 New Capital Programs for Development Services, 18-015 Review of Inventory of Cultural Heritage Properties and 18-016 Sustainability Initiatives, be approved subject to staff report on terms of reference. (BC2017-020)

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Young No

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Persechini Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Carried C2017-469

November 21, 2017 – 2018 Capital Budget Councillor Johnston requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Johnston

Seconded by: Councillor Young

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Budget Committee recommendations from the meeting held on November 1, 2017, as follows: 9.BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Budget Committee recommends to Council that the 2018 New Capital Program for Community Parks, Recreation and Culture, be approved as follows:

Parks 18-017 Oriole Drive Pedestrian Bridge and Trail

18-018 Colony Trail Improvements

18-019 Tree Removal and Replacement – EAB (15-050)

18-020 One Ton Pickup CrewCab & Equipment Trailer

18-021 Riding Mower-Zero Turn (x2)

18-023 Snow Plow with Harness (BC2017-021)

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young No

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried C2017-47

November 21, 2017 – 2018 Capital Budget Councillor Johnston requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Johnston

Seconded by: Councillor Persechini

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Budget Committee recommendations from the meeting held on November 1, 2017, as follows: 10.BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Budget Committee recommends to Council that the 2018 New Capital Program for Community Parks, Recreation and Culture, be approved as follows: Facilities 18-024 Health & Active Living Plaza Architectural Services (BC2017-022)

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Persechini Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young No

Mayor Hackson Yes

 

Carried C2017-471

November 21, 2017 – 2018 Capital Budget Councillor Johnston requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Persechini

Seconded by: Councillor Johnston

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Budget Committee recommendations from the meeting held on November 1, 2017, as follows: 11.BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Budget Committee recommends to Council that the 2018 New Capital Program for Community Parks, Recreation and Culture, be approved as follows: Facilities 18-025 Operations Centre Construction (BC2017-022)

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young No

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried C2017-472

November 21, 2017 – 2018 Capital Budget Councillor Young requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

Seconded by: Councillor Johnston

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Budget Committee recommendations from the meeting held on November 1, 2017, as follows: 16.BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Budget Committee recommends to Council that the 2018 New Capital Program for Community Infrastructure and Environmental Services, be approved as follows: Roads 18-037 Traffic Signs 2018 (BC2017-025)

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Young No

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Carried C2017-477

November 21, 2017 – 2018 Capital Budget Councillor Johnston requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Johnston

Seconded by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Budget Committee recommendations from the meeting held on November 1, 2017, as follows: 21.BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Budget Committee recommends to Council that the 2018 New Staffing Request be approved follows:

BC‐005 Development Services Building Official (2 year contract)

BC‐006 Development Services Building Planning Administration (3 year contract)

BC‐007 Development Services Building Plans Examiner (2 year contract) (BC2017-030)

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young No

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried C2017-483

November 21, 2017 – 2018 Operating Budget & Tax Levy Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested for a recorded vote

 

Moved by: Councillor Persechini

Seconded by: Councillor Young

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Budget Committee recommendations from the meeting held on November 10, 2017, as follows:

1.BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council proceed into a Closed Meeting at 10:45 a.m. to deal with the following matters: • Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board (Municipal Act, Sec. 239 (2) (e)) (BC2017-035)

2.BE IT RESOLVED THAT Committee rise & report from Closed Meeting at 11:00 a.m.; and THAT Committee endorse all directions provided to staff, at the Closed Meeting held on November 10, 2017. (BC2017-036)

3.BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Budget Committee recommends to Council approval of the base operating budget, as amended; and

THAT Budget Committee recommends to Council that the tax levy increase be 1.25% for all base programs & services; and

THAT Budget Committee recommends to Council that the tax levy increase be 1% for Emergency Services; and

THAT Budget Committee recommends to Council that the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) increase for non-union staff to be implemented as follows: 0.75% effective January 2018 & 0.75% effective July 2018; and

THAT the overall tax levy increase of 2.25% be clearly communicated to the public. (BC2017-038)

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Young Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Persechini Yes

Carried C2017-487

December 19, 2017 – To Receive Staff Report on 2018 Ballot Question Councillor Johnston requested for a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Johnston

Seconded by: Councillor Young

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on December 5, 2017, as follows: 8.BE IT RESOLVED THAT Legal & Council Support Services Report LCSS2017-08, dated December 5, 2017, entitled Question on the Ballot, be received. (CWC2017-300)

 

The Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Persechini No

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Absent

Councillor Young No

Mayor Hackson Yes

Defeated