2011-2014

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 2011 to early July 2014, 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.

June 6 2011 — 2011 Council Schedule Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote with respect to the Committee of the Whole Recommendation # 10.

Moved by: Councillor Eaton

Seconded by: Councillor Morton

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Committee of the Whole Recommendation # 10 from the meeting held on May 16, 2011, be adopted as amended with the Special Council 2012 Budget Review Meetings on November 28, 29, and 30, 2011 deleted from the 2011 Council Schedule.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente no

Councillor Eaton yes

Acting Mayor Johnston yes

Councillor Morton yes

Carried. C2011-241

June 20 2011- Recruitment of a Deputy Treasurer Councillor Johnston requested a recorded vote

Moved by: Councillor Eaton

Seconded by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the recommendation from the General Manager, Corporate and Financial Services, to proceed with recruitment of a Deputy Treasurer as endorsed by Council at the “In Camera” meeting of June 13, 2011, be adopted.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Morton No

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried. C2011-285

Aug 29- Sports Complex Renovation Update Councillor Johnston requested a recorded vote.

Moved by: Councillor EatonSeconded by: Councillor Johnston

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Committee of the Whole Recommendation #23 from the meeting held on July 25, 2011, be adopted as amended, with the addition of the words “with the exception of the west end community centre” in the last line after the word “project” to read as follows:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Community Programs & Infrastructure Report CPI-2011-36 dated July 25, 2011 regarding the Sports Complex Renovation Project Update, be received; and

THAT Council provide for the additional funds to an upset limit of $3.9 million for the Sports Complex Renovation Project as part of the mid-year budget review process; and

THAT the additional required funds of $1 million be taken from the working capital reserve; and

THAT staff prepare an additional comprehensive report for the August Council meeting to coincide with the projected substantial completion of the project with the exception of the west end community centre .

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried. C2011-332

Sept 19 2011- Doane Road Moved by: Councillor Johnston
Seconded by: Councillor EatonTHAT Recommendation #3 of the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held August 29, 2011 be adopted as follows:BE IT RESOLVED THAT Community Programs & Infrastructure and Development Services Joint Report CPI-2011-40, dated August 29, 2011 regarding the Doane Road – Municipal Class EA, be received as amended; andTHAT Council supports the need for Doane Road improvements from Yonge Street to Woodbine Avenue in order to accommodate projected growth; andTHAT the Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury recognizes the significant amount of study, public and stakeholder engagement and communication that has been undertaken by York Region during the Doane Road Municipal Class EA process; andTHAT in light of the findings of the Regional EA that support the use of the current road alignment, which include but are not limited to increased property acquisition costs to realign, reduced impacts to tributaries of the Holland River and improved community planning Council accepts the Region of York’s recommended Alternative # 3 for the Doane Road Environmental Assessment along the existing alignment between Old Yonge Street and Woodbine Avenue; andTHAT the Clerk forward a copy of this report and recommendations to the Region of York for action.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Morton No

Councillor Roy-DiClemente No

Councillor Eaton No

Mayor Hackson No

Defeated Unanimously

September 19 2011- East Gwillimbury Sports Complex Project Update Moved by: Councillor Johnston
Seconded by: Councillor EatonTHAT Recommendation #6 of the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held August 29, 2011 be adopted as follows:BE IT RESOLVED THAT Community Programs & Infrastructure Report CPI-2011-42 dated August 29, 2011 regarding the East Gwillimbury Sports Complex Project Update, be received.THAT staff provide the public with information on the status of the project.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Johnston NoCouncillor Morton NoCouncillor Roy-DiClemente YesCouncillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried. C2011-371

September 19 2011- Outdoor Smoke-free bylaw J. Hodgson, Provincial Public Issues Volunteer, Canadian Cancer Society, letter dated September 8, 2011 requesting the Town of East Gwillimbury implement an outdoor smoke-free bylaw which prohibits smoking within 25 metres of playgrounds, sports fields and recreational facilitiesCouncillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote.Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeSeconded by: Councillor EatonBE IT RESOLVED THAT the letter from J. Hodgson, Provincial Public Issues Volunteer, Canadian Cancer Society dated September 8, 2011 requesting the Town of East Gwillimbury implement an outdoor smoke-free bylaw which prohibits smoking within 25 metres of playgrounds, sports fields and recreational facilities, be received; and

THAT the Municipal Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury wishes to implement an outdoor smoke-free by-law; and

THAT staff be requested to prepare a report for a Committee of the Whole Council meeting in 2011.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried Unanimously C2011-382

October 11 2011- Council Code of Conduct Council suggested that confidentiality and Character Community Attributes be addressed in the Human Resources policies.Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote.Moved by: Councillor JohnstonSeconded by: Councillor MortonBE IT RESOLVED THAT the Character Community Attributes be incorporated in a more significant manner in daily activities; and

THAT the existing Council Code of Conduct be rescinded; and

THAT the Human Resources policies be reviewed and revised to include the Character Community Attributes and other matters staff feel are appropriate based on discussions at the workshop held October 11, 2011.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente No

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried. SC2011-414

October 17 2011- Fetlar Site Plan BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Committee of the Whole Recommendations 1 to 3, 5 to 11 and 14 to 16 from the meeting held on October 3, 2011, be adopted.Councillor Johnston requested a recorded voteMoved by: Councillor MortonSeconded by: Councillor EatonBE IT RESOLVED THAT the Committee of the Whole Recommendation # 4 from the meeting held on October 3, 2011, be adopted.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Morton Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente No

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried. C2011-420

[The vote was on this resolution BE IT RESOLVED THAT Development Services, Planning Branch Report P2011- 70,

dated, October 3, 2011, regarding the Amending Site Plan Application by Fetlar

Holdings [File: SPA.11.02], be received; and

THAT Council pass a by-law authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to enter into an

Amending Site Plan Agreement with Fetlar Holdings to permit the construction of an approximately 3,740 square metre (40,260 square foot) 3 unit commercial building contingent upon further review and acceptance of pedestrian movement plans and the Accessibility Advisory Committee comments.]

November 21 2011- Harvest Hills Agreement To adopt the Committee of the Whole Council recommendation from the meeting held on November 21, 2011 regarding the proposed elementary school in Harvest Hills.T. Webster, Chief Administrative Officer advised Council that the Town would be able to use the gym during March break and other statutory holidays, the use would be limited during the Summer to 8 weeks, the Town could obtain a permit during school hours for the use for the entire day or evening, the school would be using the soccer fields only on school days during school hours and that the $20,000 operating costs includes funds required for future repair and/or replacement.Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote.Moved by: Councillor EatonSeconded by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeBE IT RESOLVED THAT the Committee of the Whole Recommendation from the meeting held on November 21, 2011, be adopted as follows:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Administration Report CAO 2011-08 dated November 21, 2011, entitled “Update Regarding the Memorandum of Understanding Proposed Harvest Hills Public Elementary School with the York Region District School Board and the Town of East Gwillimbury” be received; and

THAT Council approve a partnership with the York Region District School Board with regard to the proposed Harvest Hills Public Elementary School; and

THAT Council authorize the Mayor and Clerk to enter into a community space partnership agreement with the York Region District School Board; and

THAT a 10% contingency be included in the partnership agreement.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston No

Carried. C2011-465

March 19 2012- Doane Road Realignment Moved by: Councillor Morton
Seconded by: Councillor JohnstonBE IT RESOLVED THAT the e-mail from J. LaPlante, Queensville,dated March 5th, 2012, regarding the realignment of Doane Road, be received;andTHAT the Municipal Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury supportand join the residents of Doane Road in their request for the bump up.DefeatedCouncillor Johnston asked for a recorded vote, at this time, for the previousThe Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Johnston YesCouncillor Morton Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente No

Councillor Eaton No

Mayor Hackson No

Defeated

April 2 2012- Taste of the Tuscany Gala Fund Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente
Seconded by: Councillor EatonWHEREAS the Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury commits to the principles of public trust, transparency and accountability and respects the rights
of fundraising donors;BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council hereby requests that the Town’s external auditor or other independent third party conduct a review as to whether the disbursements related to the Taste of Tuscany Gala Fund met the established purpose of the fund, as communicated to the donors, and report back to Council during a future public session; andTHAT this information be conveyed to any donor who has requested information related to this matter; andTHAT Council continues to have a desire to implement a permanent event facility in the Civic Centre precinct and will be undertaking a visioning session in the future.Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Roy-DiClemente YesCouncillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried. SC2012-136

April 2 2012- Demolition of Lions Park Residence Moved by: Councillor Morton
Seconded by: Councillor JohnstonBE IT RESOLVED THAT Committee of the Whole Recommendation CWC2012-088 from the meeting held on March 19, 2012, be adopted.Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Roy-DiClemente NoCouncillor Eaton YesMayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried.C2012-143

[Regarding this resolution: BE IT RESOLVED THAT Community Programs & Infrastructure Report CPI 2012-13, dated March 19, 2012, regarding the Decommissioning of Mount Albert Lions Park Residence, be received; and

THAT Council authorize staff to proceed with a Request for Quotations to demolish the Mount Albert Lions Park Residence; and

THAT all costs associated with the transaction be funded from building reserves;

THAT the intent to demolish the Mt. Albert Lions Park Residence be publicly advertised.

Carried. CWC2012-088]

April 2 2012- Construction Access, Culver and Earthworks Construction Moved by: Councillor Johnston
Seconded by: Councillor MortonBE IT RESOLVED THAT Community Programs & Infrastructure Report CPI-2012-17 dated April 2, 2012 regarding Construction Access, Culvert and Earthworks Construction – Sharon West Development Area be received.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Roy-DiClemente YesCouncillor Eaton YesMayor Hackson YesCouncillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried.C2012-144

April 2 2012- Limited Construction Access from farm entrance off Leslie St. Moved by: Councillor Johnston
Seconded by: Councillor EatonTHAT limited controlled construction access from an existing farm entranceoff Leslie Street opposite Colonel Wayling Boulevard be permitted for the purpose of constructing creek crossings, completion of fence installation, vegetative clearing, and restrictive service vehicle and personnel access for operations subject to the conditions in this report.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Roy-DiClemente NoCouncillor Eaton YesMayor Hackson YesCouncillor Johnston YesCouncillor Morton YesCarried.C2012-145
April 2 2012- Sharon West Developer Group enter into a Topsoil, Stripping andEarthworks Agreement Moved by: Councillor Morton
Seconded by: Councillor EatonTHAT Sharon West Developer Group enter into a Topsoil, Stripping and Earthworks Agreement with the Town prior to commencing any vegetative clearing, stripping or earthworks.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Roy-DiClemente NoCouncillor Eaton YesMayor Hackson YesCouncillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried.C2012-146

April 2 2012- Heavy Equipment access from Green Lane Moved by: Councillor Johnston
Seconded by: Councillor EatonTHAT all heavy equipment required for future earthworks access the West Sharon area only from Green Lane, Mt. Albert Road or Leslie Street north of FarrThe Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Roy-DiClemente YesCouncillor Eaton YesMayor Hackson YesCouncillor Johnston YesCouncillor Morton Yes

Carried.C2012-147

April 2 2012- YDSS Agreement Moved by: Councillor Eaton
Seconded by: Councillor MortonTHAT in advance of any construction activity save and except theinstallation of erosion and sedimentation fencing which has already beenapproved, all necessary approvals noted within this report be obtained and the YDSS Agreement be executed.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Roy-DiClemente NoCouncillor Eaton YesMayor Hackson YesCouncillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried.C2012-148

April 2 2012- Traffic Signals at Colonel Wayling Moved by: Councillor Morton
Seconded by: Councillor JohnstonTHAT staff work diligently with the Region to have traffic signals installed at the intersection of the limited access point on Leslie Street just south of Colonel Wayling as soon as possible.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Roy-DiClemente YesCouncillor Eaton YesMayor Hackson YesCouncillor Johnston YesCouncillor Morton YesCarried.C2012-149
May 7 2012- YDSS Moved by: Councillor Johnston
Seconded by: Councillor EatonBE IT RESOLVED THAT the following Committee of the WholeRecommendation from the meeting held on May 7, 2012, be adopted: BE IT RESOLVED THAT East Gwillimbury Council request that additionalpublic information meetings between the York Region Upper York Sewage Solution (UYSS) project team and residents in our community be scheduled to ensure that all issues are addressed before a site is chosen for the Upper York Sewage Solution (UYSS) water reclamation centre; andTHAT York Region be requested to establish a communication staff available in the East Gwillimbury Town office to ensure our residents and other stakeholders, can have all issues and questions addressed and find out more information about the York Durham Sewage System (YDSS) and the Upper York Sewage Solution (UYSS) projects; andTHAT East Gwillimbury staff report back to Council respecting the Official Plan, Land Use and Zoning provisions relating to the Upper York Sewage Solution (UYSS);and THAT all correspondence relating to the UYSS and YDSS received now and in the future be forwarded to the Region of York; andTHAT notification and a copy of this resolution be forwarded to all municipalities within the Lake Simcoe Watershed; and

THAT East Gwillimbury Council request that the Region take a more proactive role in notifying residents respecting any meetings or new information regarding UYSS or YDSS; and

THAT residents be notified when East Gwillimbury Council deals with matters related to the UYSS or the YDSS including those that left contact information today, sent letters and the East Gwillimbury Environmental Group; and

THAT a notice be placed on the Town page and website; and

THAT Council consider ratification of this motion at the Council meeting to be held on May 7, 2012.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried Unanimously. C2012-213

June 11 2012- Southdown Site Plan Agreement K. Foster, Municipal Clerk advised that staff have requested that the Committee of the Whole Recommendations from the meeting held June 11, 2012 relating to Items F1 and F3 of the Committee of the Whole Council agenda, be considered for adoption at this time.Councillor Johnston requested a recorded vote.Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeSeconded by: Councillor MortonBE IT RESOLVED THAT the following Committee of the Whole Council Recommendation from the meeting held on June 11, 2012, be adopted:

BE IT RESOLVED THAT Development Services, Planning Branch Report P2012-44, dated June 11th, 2012, regarding the Site Plan Application and Conditional Building Permit by the Emmanuel Convalescent Foundation (Southdown) be received; and

THAT Committee approve the Site Plan application by the Emmanuel Convalescent Foundation (Southdown), subject to conditions identified in this report which will be incorporated into the Site Plan Agreement; and

THAT Council pass a By-law authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to enter into a Site Plan Agreement with the Emmanuel Convalescent Foundation (Southdown) to permit the construction of a 2,890 square metre (31,100 square foot) 2-storey institutional facility; and

THAT Council pass a By-law authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to enter into a Conditional Building Permit Agreement which is being brought forward to the Council meeting today; and

THAT the wood from the existing red oak tree be incorporated in some fashion, in to the building; and

THAT the public be notified why the existing red oak tree cannot be saved and that the tree will be incorporated into the building.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Morton Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried. C2012-281

June 11 2012 Southdown Institute by-law Councillor Johnston requested a recorded vote.Moved by: Councillor EatonSeconded by: Councillor MortonBE IT RESOLVED THAT By-laws No. 2012-062, be taken as read, enacted and signed by the Mayor and Municipal Clerk.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Morton Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried. C2012-299

June 18 2012-In-Camera Councillor Johnston requested a recorded voteMoved by: Councillor EatonSeconded by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeBE IT RESOLVED THAT Council rise and report from In-Camera at 1:37 p.m.; and

THAT Council endorses all directions provided to staff, at the In-Camera meeting held on June 18, 2012.

The Acting Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Morton No

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried. SC2012-307

July 16 2012 – Council meeting schedule Councillor Johnston requested a recorded vote.Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeSeconded by: Councillor EatonBE IT RESOLVED THAT Committee of the Whole Council Recommendation #7

from the meeting held on June 25, 2012, be adopted.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Morton No

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Defeated

July 16 2012 Council Meeting Schedule Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote.Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeSeconded by: Councillor EatonBE IT RESOLVED THAT Recommendation #7 of Item E1 – Recommendations of the

Committee of the Whole Council meeting of June 25, 2012 be adopted.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Morton No

Carried. C2012-359

Aug 13 2012 – Active Transportation & Trails Master Plan Moved by Councillor Roy-DiClemente
Seconded by: Councillor EatonBE IT RESOLVED THAT Committee of the Whole Council Recommendation #1 from the meeting held on July 16, 2012, be adopted.The Acting Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Roy-DiClemente YesCouncillor Eaton YesMayor Hackson YesCouncillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton No

Carried. C2012-371

[The vote was on this resolution: BE IT RESOLVED THAT Community Programs & Infrastructure Report CPI-2012-33, dated July 16, 2012, regarding the East Gwillimbury Active Transportation and Trails Master Plan be received; and

THAT Council endorse in principle the East Gwillimbury Active Transportation and Trails Master Plan Final Report dated June 2012 as a guideline for the provision of Active Transportation and Trails features in East Gwillimbury for the next twenty five years and the “Circulate and Share” and “Implementation Strategy” detailed in this report; and

THAT Council direct staff to report back to Council on how internal staff resources might be deployed to develop the Active Transportation and Trails Master Plan Implementation Plan, possibly in advance of the 2013 budget process; and

THAT Council consider, during the 2013 budget process, the hiring of a contract Active Transportation & Trails Coordinator as recommended by the Active Transportation and Trails Master Plan and endorsed by the Town’s Trails Advisory Committee; and

THAT Council also consider, during the 2013 budget process, the allocation of resources to assist in negotiating access to private lands for the purpose of trail building and creation as recommended by the Town’s Trails Committee in its resolution dated May 30, 2012.

Carried. CWC2012-241]

September 17 2012- September 24th visioning Charette be established as a Special Council Workshop Moved by Councillor Eaton
Seconded by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeBE IT RESOLVED THAT Committee of the Whole Council Recommendation #5 from the meeting held on September 4, 2012, be adopted as follows:BE IT RESOLVED THAT the September 24th visioning Charette be established as a Special Council Workshop, In Camera, in accordance with Section 239 (3.1) of the Municipal Act which reads as follows:“A meeting of council or a local board or of a committee of either of them may be closed to the public if the following conditions are both satisfied:1. The meeting is held for the purpose of educating or training the members.2. At the meeting, no member discusses or otherwise deals with any matter in a way that materially advances the business or decision-making of the council, local board or committee.”The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Johnston NoCouncillor Morton NoCouncillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried. C2012-432

Dec 3 2012 – Size of Regional Council Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote.
Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente
Seconded by: Councillor JohnstonBE IT RESOLVED THAT the Town of East Gwillimbury supports the Resolution of the Council of the Regional Municipality of York of June 28, 2012 and that of the Township of King from September 24, 2012 in requesting the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing enact a regulation that would authorize it to change the size of Regional Council to have five (5) additional members-one from each of; the Township of King; the Town of Aurora; the Town of East Gwillimbury; the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville; and the City of Vaughan; andTHAT the change in the size of Regional Council be in place for the 2014 election so as to be in effect on December 1, 2014; andThat Council direct the Municipal Clerk to forward a copy of this resolution to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, the Region of York, MPP Julia Munro, the municipalities of King, Aurora, Whitchurch-Stouffville and Vaughan.The Deputy Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Roy-DiClemente YesCouncillor Eaton YesCouncillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried. C2012-582

Jan 21 2013 Post Secondary Attraction Project Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente
Seconded by: Councillor EatonBE IT RESOLVED THAT Development Services Department, Economic Development & Sustainability Branch Report P2013-02, dated January 21, 2013, regarding the EGU project, be received;THAT the Phase 2 – Foundation Work Plan attached as Appendix 1, be endorsed;THAT priority be given to advance the Foundation Work Plan as soon as possible and that staff be authorized to retain the required consulting services in accordance with the Town’s Procurement Policies and Procedures;THAT the Draft Project Management Model and Overall Project Work Planattached as Appendices 2 and 3, be received and considered by Council as an option for moving the EGU Project forward and that staff report further with respect to the necessary resources or funding strategy and recommended project management model.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried unanimously C2013-019

Jan 21 2013 – Post-secondary attraction Moved by: Councillor Eaton
Seconded by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeTHAT Council pass the Resolution attached to this report as Appendix 4 as a statement to reaffirm and assert Council’s commitment to the EGU project.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Roy-DiClemente YesCouncillor Eaton YesMayor Hackson YesCouncillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried unanimously C2013-020

Jan 21 2013 – Post-secondary attraction Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente
Seconded by: Councillor EatonWHEREAS the Town of East Gwillimbury has, since the early 1990’s, envisioned and planned for a post-secondary institution in the municipality as a cornerstone to the building of a complete community;AND WHEREAS, this vision has been embedded in approved growth management and planning documents and the Town has consistently demonstrated its intention to attract a post-secondary institution to the Town for York Region;AND WHEREAS the Regional Municipality of York remains the largest population area within the Greater Toronto Area without a university;AND WHEREAS the Town of East Gwillimbury is in the distinctly unique position to leverage opportunities to secure key land and partnerships and take advantage of significant infrastructure spending currently being undertaken by the Province and the Region for such matters as servicing, transportation and public transit initiatives;AND WHEREAS the Provincial Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (Places to Grow) positions the Regional Municipality of York, and specifically, the Town of East Gwillimbury for significant population and employment growth which will further increase the demand for post-secondary education options;

AND WHEREAS attracting a post-secondary institution is a key recommendation of the Town’s Economic Development Strategy and Goal #1 in the York Region Economic Development Action Plan;

NOW THEREFORE the Municipal Council of The Corporation of the Town of East Gwillimbury resolves as follows:

i) THAT the Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury reaffirms the Town’s Economic Development Strategy, supports the findings of York Region’s Economic Development Plan and declares that it intends to secure postsecondary educational facilities for York Region, to be primarily located in the Town of East Gwillimbury; and

ii) THAT to address the present and future demand for local university options in a timely fashion, the Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury hereby declares the post-secondary attraction project the top strategic priority, deserving of immediate, sustained and deliberate effort; and

iii) THAT Council hereby directs staff to prioritize this project and immediately begin implementation of the work plan, with funding allocated in the 2013 Business Plan and budget; and

iv) THAT Council hereby directs that staff continue to build on the partnerships and collaborations that have already been undertaken; and

THAT Council directs staff to report  back to Committee of the Whole on a regular basis on the implementation and status of this project; and

vi) THAT the Municipal Clerk forward this resolution to the Region of York and that the Region be asked to pass a supporting resolution requesting that the Province prioritize and approve a York Region University; and

vii) THAT the Municipal Clerk forward this resolution to the Mayor and CAO of all area municipalities within the Region of York, the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, all invitees of the September 2012 EGU Visioning Charette, other appropriate government agencies, potential private sector partners, and academic institutions to publicly reaffirm the Town of East Gwillimbury’s commitment to securing post-secondary educational facilities.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried unanimously C2013-021

May 6 2013New fill bylaw Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded voteMoved by Councillor Roy-DiClementeSeconded by: Councillor JohnstonBE IT RESOLVED THAT Community Programs & Infrastructure ReportCPI-2013-14, dated April 22, 2013, regarding a proposed replacement of the Fill and Site Alteration By-law 2010-55 and the proposed new Operational Guideline be received; andTHAT the Town’s current Fill and Site Alteration By-law 2010-55 be repealed and the new Fill and Site Alteration By-law be adopted as the current Fill and Site Alteration By-law; and

THAT Council adopt the proposed Operational Guideline and that any subsequent updates or changes to the Operational Guideline be brought to Council for endorsement and adoption.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried. C2013-229

May 6 2013- Pride Flag Councillor Eaton requested a recorded voteMoved by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeSeconded by: Councillor MortonBE IT RESOLVED THAT the correspondence from L. Keith, President, PFLAG Canada – York Region, dated April 19, 2013, requesting a Proclamation and Flag Raising with regard to York Region Pride Week 2013 during the week of June 15 – 23, 2013 be received; andTHAT the Municipal Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury proclaims the week of June 15-23, 2013 as Pride Week; andFURTHER THAT the Municipal Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury wishes to fly the PFLAG flag during York Region Pride Week.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Eaton No

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Morton Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Carried. C2013-239

May 6 2013- Flag Policy Councillor Johnston requested a recorded voteMoved by: Councillor JohnstonSeconded by: Councillor EatonBE IT RESOLVED THAT Staff bring back the proposed Flag Policy for Council consideration as soon as possible.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried. C2013-240

May 6 2013Regional Council representation Councillor Johnston requested a recorded voteMoved by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeSeconded by: Councillor EatonWHEREAS the Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury considers it in the interests of its residents and the balance of representation at Regional Council that its representation on the council of the Regional Municipality of York be increased for the reasons described in the Council of the Regional Municipality of York resolution of June 28, 2012, which requestedthat the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing enact a regulation to change the size of Regional Council;NOW THEREFORE the Municipal Council of The Corporation of the Town of East Gwillimbury enacts as follows:

1. THAT Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury hereby requests that the Council of the Region of York enact a resolution requesting the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing enact a regulation that would authorize the Regional Municipality of York to change the size of Regional Council to add one (1) additional member from the Town of East Gwillimbury and that the change in size of Regional Council be in place for the 2014 election so as to be in effect on December 1, 2014; and

2. THAT a copy of this Resolution be sent to the Regional Clerk, the Town of Aurora, the Township of King, the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville and the City of Vaughan.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried. C2013-255

June 24 20132nd Con closure to coincide with 404 opening Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded voteMoved by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeSeconded by: Councillor EatonBE IT RESOLVED THAT the Municipal Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury Committee of the Whole Council recommendations from the meeting held on June 10, 2013 be adopted as follows:1. BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury hereby reaffirms its prior position that the 2nd Concession should not be closed to through traffic until the extension of Highway 404 is open to traffic.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Absent

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried. C2013-337

July 29 2013 – Phoebe Gilman crossing guard Councillor Eaton requested a recorded voteMoved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente Seconded by: Councillor Morton BE IT RESOLVED THAT the correspondence dated June 27, 2013, from B. Cober, Principal, York Region District School Board and C. Sarallas, Superintendent, York Region District School Board, regarding Phoebe Gilman PS – Crossing Guard Request on Woodspring Avenue, Town of East Gwillimbury, be received; andTHAT the Municipal Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury direct this correspondence to Community Infrastructure and Environmental Services to prepare a report for Council regarding this request.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Eaton No

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Carried C2013-361

July 29 2013 – 19040 Leslie Mayor Hackson requested a recorded voteMoved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente Seconded by: Councillor Morton BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Community Parks, Recreation & Culture Report CPRC-2013-01, dated July 29, 2013 regarding 19040 Leslie Street options for future use be received; andTHAT with the intention of leasing the space, Council chooses Option A as detailed in this report as their preferred option for future use of 19040 Leslie Street as a municipal asset and direct staff to proceed to the detailed drawing and construction phase of the project, while incorporating design features and materials from the existing building; and

THAT staff report back to Council on a proposed phasing and detailed financial implementation plan and project timeline; and

THAT the abatement of the facility as previously approved by Council be scheduled and coordinated as part of the renovation process; and

THAT the budget for this project be established as $1,275,600.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Absent

Carried C2013-381

Sept 9 2013 – Emergency Services Staffing Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded voteMoved by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeSeconded by: Councillor EatonBE IT RESOLVED THAT the Emergency Services Report ESD 2013-03 dated July 29, 2013 entitled “Service Delivery Options” be received; andTHAT Council endorses the proposal that the Emergency Services Master Fire Plan be prioritized with emphasis on the advancement of hiring full-time firefighters as part of the 2014 budget process; andTHAT staff be directed to prepare a multi-year Emergency Services financial plan.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Roy-DiClemente  Yes
Councillor Eaton Yes
Mayor Hackson Yes
Councillor Johnston Yes
Councillor Morton Yes

Carried C2013-391

Sept 23 2013 – Electoral process Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeSeconded by: Councillor EatonBE IT RESOLVED THAT in the interests of innovation, leadership and municipal best practices, the Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury wishes to introduce the use of technology into the electoral process, and hereby directs staff to research and report back to Council within a sufficient timeframe to implement it cost-effectively in the 2018 Municipal Election, subject to Council’s approval.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston No

Carried C2013-429

October 7 2013 – Green Earth Village Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded voteMoved by: Councillor MortonSeconded by: Councillor EatonBE IT RESOLVED THAT Council re-affirm Committee of the Whole Council resolution CWC2010-295 dated September 20, 2010 regarding the Green Earth Village as follows:WHEREAS – Proponents of Green Earth Village have been working extensively with Regional and Municipal Planning Staff over the past two years and the proponents have attended various Committee of the Whole Meetings and Council Meetings with regards to the Growth Management and Official Plan Update,AND WHEREAS the proponent’s Consulting team have prepared and submitted a series of Workbooks outlining the various components of the Green Earth Village Project, AND WHEREAS In December 2009, a Secondary Plan Request Report was submitted to Staff for consideration,

AND WHEREAS Green Earth Village is proposed as a prototype for sustainable

Community Development,

AND WHEREAS The Town of East Gwillimbury has developed a process in order to review and assess growth considerations for the Whitebelt lands.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Municipal Council; of the Corporation of the Town of East Gwillimbury as follows:

1. THAT Staff be directed to continue to work with the proponents of the Green Earth Village development to discuss innovative sustainability and Community initiatives associated with the project;

2. AND THAT Staff take active steps to ensure the Green Earth Village project is strongly considered when the next opportunity for urban boundary expansion is considered;

3. AND THAT Staff continue to assist the Green Earth Village representatives in the preparation and processing of a Comprehensive Secondary Plan that would be implemented at the appropriate time in the future.

Carried C2013-444

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Nov 4 2013 – adoption of minutes Councillor Morton requested a recorded vote Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeSeconded by: Councillor JohnstonBE IT RESOLVED THAT the Municipal Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury adopt the Council minutes from the meeting held on October 21, 2013.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:Councillor Morton NoCouncillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Carried C2013-500

 

Nov 18 2013 – School Board Rooftop Solar project Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote Moved by: Councillor JohnstonSeconded by: Councillor EatonBE IT RESOLVED THAT Correspondence from D. Rogers, President and CEO, AMP Solar Group INC, Dated October 11, 2013, regarding York Catholic District School Board Rooftop Solar Project be recieved; andTHAT the Municipal Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury does not support the construction and operation of a Rooftop Solar at Good Shephard Catholic Elementary School, 19112-2nd Concession RR1, East Gwillimbury.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente No

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson No

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried C2013-536

Nov 18 2013 – Rooftop Solar project Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote Moved by: Councillor JohnstonSeconded by: Councillor EatonBE IT RESOLVED THAT Correspondence from M. Warnock, Project Coordinator, Great Circle Solar Management Corp, Dated October 18, 2013, regarding 18120 Yonge- Municipal Council Support be received; andTHAT the municipal Council of the Town of East Gwillimbury does not support the construction and operation of a Rooftop Solar, 18120 Yonge Street.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente No

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson No

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried C2013-537

Dec 16 2013 – 2014 Budget & business plan Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote Moved by: Councillor Eaton Seconded by: Councillor Morton BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Administration report ADMIN2013-15 dated December 16,2013 entitled “Adoption of 2014 Business Plan and Budget (Operating and Capital)” including Appendix A be received; andTHAT the 2014 Town Operating and Capital budgets, excluding the Water/Wastewater portion, be approved, as per the recommendations directed by Budget Committee and as summarized in the Executive Summary attached as Appendix A; and

THAT a total tax levy of $14,016,448 (2.4% increase) be approved; and

THAT the 2014 Business Plan and Budget be communicated to the public with emphasis on the Town’s enhanced investment on public safety.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Absent

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried C2013-579

Dec 16 2013 – COLA increase Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente Seconded by: Councillor Morton BE IT RESOLVED THAT a cost-of-living adjustment in the amount of 1% be approved effective June 29, 2014.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results: Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes Councillor Eaton Declared an Interest

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Absent

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried C2013-580

Dec 16 2013 – EGU Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote Moved by: Councillor EatonSeconded by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeBE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on December 16, 2013 as follows:1. WHEREAS the Province’s 2013 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review announced plans to release a policy framework to govern future expansion in the post secondary sector, andWHEREAS time is of the essence as the Province is expected to initiate a call for proposals with an announcement of potential locations in early 2014;

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED THAT Administration Report ADMIN2013-16, dated December 16, 2013 regarding the York Region Post Secondary Initiative – EG Partnership Recommendations, be received; and

THAT municipalities in York Region be requested to confirm their interest in working collaboratively with each other and York Region to seek out and identify post secondary institutional partners for a proposed post secondary education facility to be located in York Region; and

THAT York Region supported by the Town of East Gwillimbury, and other interested municipalities expedite collaboration to actively pursue a post secondary institutional partner to be in a position to best respond to the Province’s possible call for proposals early in 2014; and

THAT the multi-nodal post secondary proposal brought forward by the Town of East Gwillimbury which incorporates lands within the Town being utilized as a site for the main campus, be an integral part of any such initiative; and

THAT the Region and interested municipalities work closely with Metroland Media Group to develop community awareness and support to bring the concept of a student centered, career focused post secondary educational facility in East Gwillimbury to the forefront; and

THAT this resolution and report be forwarded to York Regional Council and all area municipal councils, the Premier of Ontario, the Ontario Ministries of Economic Development; Training, Colleges and Universities; and Transportation and Infrastructure, and local MPPs serving York Region residents.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Absent

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried C2013-582

Jan 20 2014 – resident correspondence re woodlot purchase Councillor Johnston requested a recorded voteMoved by: Councillor EatonSeconded by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeBE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on December 16, 2013 as follows:11. BE IT RESOLVED THAT Community Parks, Recreation & Culture Department, Report CPRC-2013-04 dated December 16, 2013, regarding the staff response to Mr. V. Agresti’s request to purchase the woodlot be received; and

THAT a copy of this report be sent to Mr. Agresti summarizing the response for the Town retaining future ownership of the woodlot.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Johnson No

Councillor Morton Absent

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Carried. 2014-010

 

Feb 10 2014 – Water/Wastwater Business Plan Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded voteMoved by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeSeconded by: Mayor HacksonBE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on January 20, 2014 as follows:5. BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Water and Wastewater 2014 Proposed Business Plan &

Budget review, be received; and

THAT the Budget Committee recommends to Council that the base operating budget of  Water and Wastewater, be approved; and

THAT the Budget Committee recommends to Council that the capital budget for Water and Wastewater including items 14-066, 14-067, 14-068, 14-069, 14-070, 14-071 and 14-072, be approved; and

THAT the 2014 Water and Wastewater budget be approved with option 2 as listed in the Water and Wastewater presentation.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Absent

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Absent

Carried C2014-036

March 3 2014York Region 10 Year Roads Capital Program Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded voteMoved by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeSeconded by: Councillor MortonWhereas the Town of East Gwillimbury has recently been made aware of changes to the York Region 10 Year Roads Capital Program, in particular the removal of three key growth related road reconstructions within the East Gwillimbury boundaries, andWhereas these changes to the Region’s 10 Year Roads Capital Program were undertaken without prior consultation with East Gwillimbury, andWhereas the Town, its residents, businesses and stakeholders have made long-term plans, assumptions and investments with the expectation that these projects would proceed as scheduled in previous Region of York Capital Programs, and that

Whereas area related draft approved plans of subdivision have been in place for a number of years in anticipation of said road improvements, and

Whereas not proceeding with these projects in a timely fashion, will result in significant impacts on traffic flow and water distribution servicing, and that

Whereas Developers owning the draft approved plans of subdivision have invested considerable upfront funding for the YDSS and other infrastructure projects in anticipation of proceeding with their developments,

BE IT RESOLVED THAT The Town of East Gwillimbury Council respectfully request

York Region reinstate the following Capital projects:

1. Doane Road Reconstruction (Yonge to Woodbine)

2. Doane Road/404 Interchange

3. Queensville Sideroad Reconstruction (Leslie to Woodbine)

back into the 10 Year Capital Roads Program in the same priority manner as described within previously approved Capital Programs, and

THAT East Gwillimbury staff be directed to meet with York Region staff to discuss such reinstatement, and

THAT East Gwillimbury staff report back to Council on the result of the discussion, for further direction if required.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried C2014-102

March 17 2014 – Sports Day Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded voteMoved by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeSeconded by: Councillor EatonBE IT RESOLVED THAT the original motion be amended as follows:Delete the first paragraph and replace it with these four paragraphs:WHEREAS staff have advised Council of a number of measures being taken by the Mount Albert Sports Day Committee to control crowds and guests during the evening and after hours of the event; and

WHEREAS staff have advised Council that the Committee will continue to work with York Regional Police to further review and implement security and risk management practices for the event.

BE IT RESOLVED THAT staff be directed to continue to work with YRP and the MA Sports Day Committee to monitor the issues identified by YRP and the effectiveness of  these measures; and

THAT staff report back to Council following the event, in sufficient time to effect further changes for 2015’s event, with recommendations, including but not limited to matters related to crowd control, event location, hospitality tent hours and capacity.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Acting Mayor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Absent

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Morton No

Defeated C2014-0138

April 7 2014 – OPA Sharon Councillor Morton requested a recorded voteMoved by: Councillor EatonSeconded by: Mayor HacksonBE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on March 3, 2014 as follows:1. BE IT RESOLVED THAT Development Services – Planning Branch Report P2014-09,

dated March 3, 2014, regarding Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment Applications submitted by South Sharon Developments Inc. and Acorn Development Corporation be received; and

THAT a date be scheduled for the holding of the required statutory public hearing pertaining to the Official Plan Amendment application only, pursuant to the provisions of the Planning Act, and upon the execution of a Tri–Party Agreement regarding the construction of the Sharon North/South Collector Road; and

THAT staff report back to Council with recommendations regarding these applications following the statutory Public Meeting.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Morton No

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Declared an interest

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Declared an interest

Carried C2014-0154

April 7 2014 – MA Fire Station location Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded voteMoved by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeSeconded by: Councillor MortonBE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendationsfrom the meeting held on March 17, 2014 as follows:15. BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Emergency Services Report ESD2014-05 dated March 17, 2014 entitled “Mount Albert Fire Station 26 – Site Selection for Station Rebuild” be received; and

THAT the current site (Option A) be endorsed as the fire station rebuild location and staff report further on a detailed plan for construction and funding of the Mount Albert Fire Station 26 rebuild.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried C2014-0157

April 142014- Broadband and Fibre Connectivity Councillor Eaton requested a recorded vote Moved by: Councillor Eaton Seconded by: Councillor Johnston WHEREAS in addition to Water & Wastewater servicing, Council has identified broadband and fibre connectivity as a further key component to advance the Town’s economic development initiatives and attract employers to East Gwillimbury; andWHEREAS, the Town’s Economic Development Strategy has identified broadband as an important element to support the expansion of business investment opportunities in the Town’s urban and rural areas.BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council wishes to advance its broadband strategy, and

THAT Staff be directed to research and report back on the implementation of broadband including the role which the Town would play in the delivery of broadband and possible partnerships with York Region and the private telecommunication carriers.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Carried SC2014-189

April 22 2014-MA Pit Phase 2 Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote Moved by: Councillor Johnston Seconded by: Councillor Eaton BE IT RESOLVED THAT the joint Community Infrastructure & Environmental Services and Legal Services report CIES-2014-008 dated April 22, 2014, Mount Albert Pit, Phase 2 – Fill Application and Agreement be received; andTHAT the General Manager of Community Infrastructure and Environmental Services be authorized to issue a Fill Permit in accordance with By-Law 2013-066 to Mount Albert Pit Inc. subsequent to the Surrender of the Ministry of Natural Resources Aggregate Extraction Licence # 6636 (Cedarhurst Quarries), execution of the Agreement and submission of the required Letter of Credit; andTHAT Council enact a By-Law authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to execute an agreement; and

THAT immediately upon execution of the Agreement, CIES begin the process to recruit the Municipal Inspector for the purposes of required fill operation site inspection; and

THAT the Municipal Services Fee be designated to a reserve established to fund the Municipal Inspection costs and future Right-of-Way improvements, renewal projects and street improvements for communities that may have been impacted by fill operations.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente No

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried C2014-195

May 5 2014- Trees Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente Seconded by: Councillor Eaton WHEREAS the Council of the Corporation of the Town of East Gwillimbury recognizes the ecological, aesthetic and even financial value of trees; andWHEREAS Council wishes to promote appealing streetscapes and manage the injury and destruction of mature trees;BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED THAT staff prepare a report to Council presenting options for Tree Preservation, taking into consideration best practices in other municipalities.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton No

Carried C2014-243

June 2 2014- Acorn Developments and South Sharon Developments topsoil stripping and earthworks agreement Councillor Morton requested a recorded vote Moved by: Councillor Eaton Seconded by: Mayor Hackson BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on May 20, 2014 as follows:13. BE IT RESOLVED THAT Community Infrastructure and Environmental Services Report CIES2014-018 dated May 20, 2014 regarding Acorn Developments and South Sharon Developments topsoil stripping and earthworks agreement be received; andTHAT Council authorize the General Manager of Community Infrastructure and Environmental Services to sign and execute the Topsoil Stripping and Earthworks Agreements with the developers, subject to the tri-party agreement for the north-south collector road being executed.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Morton No

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Declared

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Declared

Carried C2014-279

June 2 2014 Development Charge Background Study and By-Laws Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote Moved by: Councillor Roy-DiClemente Seconded by: Councillor Morton BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on June 2, 2014 as follows:2. BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Corporate Services Department, Budget and Business Plan Branch Report CS2014-07 dated June 2, 2014 entitled “Development Charge Background Study and By-Laws”, be received; andTHAT Council approve the background study issued April 2014, with the amendments noted in this report and determine that no further public meetings were required under section 12 of the Development Charges Act, 1997; andTHAT pursuant to Section 5(1)(3) of the Development Charges Act, and Section 3 of the Ontario Regulation 82/98, Council confirm that it intends to ensure that the increase in need for services attributable to the anticipated development will be met, subject to sufficient development charge revenues being generated and other Town affordability criteria being met; and

THAT Council confirms that it intends that the future excess capacity identified in the Development Charges Background Study shall be paid for by development charges or other similar charges; and

THAT Council approve the enactment of the Town Wide Development Charge By-law and Area Specific By-law effective June 3, 2014; and

THAT these recommendations including the implementing of the by-laws be forwarded to the June 2, 2014 Council meeting for adoption; and

THAT staff prepare a notice of the passing of the by-law in accordance with the Development Charges Act; and

THAT in accordance with the Town’s Official Plan, the Town continue to collect a Community Capital Contribution charge as detailed in the report and authorize the execution of the Partnership Accord related to the Community Capital Contribution.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

Carried C2014-281

June 2 2014- Mount Albert Fire Station 26 –Design, Cost, Funding, Timeline, and Award Councillor Roy-DiClemente requested a recorded vote Moved by: Councillor JohnstonSeconded by: Councillor Morton BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on June 2, 2014 as follows:3. BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Emergency Services and Community Parks, Recreation and Culture Joint Report ESD2014-07 dated June 2, 2014 entitled “Mount Albert Fire Station 26 –Design, Cost, Funding, Timeline, and Award”, be received; andTHAT Council approves the rebuild design, cost, funding proposal as outlined in Emergency Services and Community Parks, Recreation and Culture Joint Report ESD2014-07; and

THAT a by-law be submitted to Council at the June 2, 2014 meeting authorizing entering into a contract with Silver Birch Contracting Ltd. in the amount of $1,751,700, (refer to Appendix A)

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton Yes

Mayor Hackson Yes

Councillor Johnston Yes

Councillor Morton Yes

 Carried C2014-282

June 16 2014- Temporary Sales Center Application Sundial Homes (Sharon) Councillor Eaton requested a recorded vote Moved by: Councillor Eaton Seconded by: Councillor Johnston BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on June 16, 2014 as follows:2. BE IT RESOLVED THAT Development Services Report P2014-45, dated June 16, 2014, regarding a Site Plan Application by Sundial Homes (Sharon) Ltd. [SPA.14.08], West Sharon Holdings Inc. [SPA.14.09], be received; andTHAT Council approve the Site Plan Application for temporary sales centre submitted by Sundial Homes (Sharon) Ltd., subject to any minor modifications to the satisfaction of the General Manager of Development Services; andTHAT Council pass a By-law authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to enter into the required Site Plan Agreement with Sundial Homes (Sharon) Ltd. at the June 16th, 2014 Council meeting.

The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results:

Councillor Eaton No

Mayor Hackson No

Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Morton No

Councillor Roy-DiClemente No

 Defeated C2014-303

July 7 2014- Commercial Rain Water Management Demonstration Project Councillor Johnston requested a recorded vote Moved by: Mayor Hackson Seconded by: Councillor Roy-DiClementeBE IT RESOLVED THAT Council adopt the Committee of the Whole recommendations from the meeting held on June 16, 2014 as follows:BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council direct staff to review options for a commercial rain water management demonstration project for the civic centre precinct and report back to Council.The Municipal Clerk recorded the vote with the following results: Councillor Johnston No

Councillor Morton No

Councillor Roy-DiClemente Yes

Councillor Eaton No

Mayor Hackson Yes 

Defeated

C2014-334