NOTE: THE MEETING WILL COMMENCE AT 8:30 A.M.

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

That the Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee confirm the Regular Minutes of the 16 June 1998 meeting.

 

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REGULAR ITEMS

 

TIMED ITEM - 8:30 A.M.

1. CONVENTION CENTRE FACILITIES

- Joint Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Director, Economic Affairs 01

report dated 15 Jul 98

That the Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee recommend to Council:

    1. That the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton endeavour to create new convention facilities in the context of a public/private partnership;
    2. That Council choose the site and the proponent with whom it intends to create the public/private partnership;
    3. That by choosing the site and the proponent that it is clearly understood that the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton and the proponent will proceed on the basis that Council will approve any financial plan, any business plan, and any final site plan and buildings plans;
    4. That all financial planning will require efforts to include the private sector and the Federal and Provincial governments and that the efforts to arrange a financial package do not explicitly or implicitly commit the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton to any financial contribution for convention facilities;
    5. That the site and the proponent be the Viking Rideau lands, adjacent to the Rideau Centre, as owned and/or controlled by the Viking Rideau Corporation.

 

ENVIRONMENT AND TRANSPORTATION

2. HEMLOCK SEWAGE PUMPING STATION AND FORCEMAIN

CONTRACT NOS. 97-206 AND CA 9512

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT AWARD AND CONSULTANT APPOINTMENT

- Environment and Transportation Commissionerís report dated 10 Jun 98 10

That the Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee recommend Council approve:

    1. The award of a contract to the firm of Ottawa Greenbelt Construction, Gloucester, for the construction of the Hemlock Sewage Pumping Station and Sanitary Sewer for a total contract provision of $1,650,518 (Contract No. 97-206);
    2. The appointment of the firm of Cumming Cockburn Limited, Ottawa, to provide construction contract administration and field supervision services for the Hemlock Sewage Pumping Station and Sanitary Sewer for a total contract provision of $165,960 (Contract CA9512);

3. The increase to the budget authority from $2,200,000 to $2,804,000 in Account No. 932-42036, Hemlock Sewage Pumping Station and Forcemain. Funds are available for transfer from Account No. 932-42033, Rideau River Sewer Crossing.

 

3. KILBORN AVENUE TO SMYTH ROAD FEEDERMAIN LINK

CONTRACT AWARD

CONTRACT NO. CA9518

- Environment and Transportation Commissionerís report dated 5 Jun 98 14

That the Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee approve the appointment of Novatech Engineering Consultants Limited, Nepean, to undertake the environmental assessment and detailed design for the Kilborn Avenue to Smyth Road Feedermain Link for a contract provision of $147,100.

 

4. 1998 CYCLING FACILITIES PROGRAMME

CONSULTANT APPOINTMENT

CONTRACT NO. CA 9517

- Environment and Transportation Commissionerís report dated 4 Jun 98 17

That the Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee approve the appointment of Morrison Hershfield Limited, Ottawa, for the preliminary design and construction administration of cycling facilities, for a total contract provision of $120,000, including GST.

 

5. INNES ROAD FEEDERMAIN

WATERMAIN REPAYMENT

- Environment and Transportation Commissionerís report dated 19 Jun 98 20

That the Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee approve the repayment to Urbandale Corporation, Ottawa, for the construction of a portion of the Innes Road Feedermain, in the amount of $500,000.

 

FINANCE

6. 1998 PROPERTY TAX POLICY

- Committee Co-ordinatorís report dated 14 Jul 98 23

- Finance Commissionerís report to be issued at the meeting

That the Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee receive and table the report entitled "1998 Property Tax Policy" to be issued at the meeting and for consideration at the 4 Aug 98 committee meeting.

 

7. APPOINTMENTS TO SINKING FUND COMMITTEE

- Finance Commissionerís report dated 3 Jul 98 24

That the Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee recommend Council enact a by-law appointing the Treasurer of the City of Ottawa and the Treasurer of the City of Kanata as members of the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton Sinking Fund Committee (SFC).

 

HUMAN RESOURCES

8. HRIS PROGRAMMING CONTRACT

- Human Resources Commissionerís report dated 26 Jun 98 28

That Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee approve the following:

    1. The award of contract for Human Resources Information System (HRIS) programming services to DGS Information Consultants, Ottawa, in the amount of $97,691;
    2. The extension of contract for Human Resource Information System (HRIS) programming service with RHI Consulting, Ottawa, (Reference C19810) in the amount of $86,510.

 

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT APPROVALS

9. OTTAWA COMMUNITY NETWORK

- Planning and Development Approvals Commissionerís report dated 19 Jun 98 31

That the Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee recommend Council approve the expenditure of $147,000 towards the Ottawa Community Network (OCN) project in accordance with the attached report entitled "OCN Project and Initiatives Expenditures for 1998" submitted by the Ottawa Community Network.

 

 

10. property acquisition - 3323 Hawthorne road

hawthorne road reconstruction

owner: frank and lily kropp

- Planning and Development Approvals Commissionerís report

dated 2 Jun 98 41

That the Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee approve the acquisition of 3323 Hawthorne Road, City of Ottawa, from Frank and Lily Kropp for the reconstruction of Hawthorne Road between Russell and Hunt Club Road, for a consideration of $226,550.

 

11. LEASE EXTENSION - 880 WELLINGTON STREET

- Planning and Development Approvals Commissionerís report dated 26 Jun 98 45

That the Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee approve the extension of the lease for 10,600 ft2 of office space at 880 Wellington Street, with Equity Management International Ltd. for fourteen months from August 1, 1998 to September 30, 1999, at a cost of $218,466.

 

12. CUMBERLAND TRANSITWAY AND BLACKBURN HAMLET

BYPASS EXTENSION - ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS

STUDY SCOPE CHANGE

- Planning and Development Approvals Commissionerís report dated 26 Jun 98 48

That the Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee approve the change in scope for the above mentioned environmental assessments, assigned to Delcan Corporation, in the amount of $90,000 (including GST), bringing the revised total study budget to $660,000.

 

REGIONAL CLERK

13. ATTENDANCE AT 1998 ASSOCIATION OF MUNICIPALITIES

OF ONTARIO (AMO) CONFERENCE

- Regional Clerkís report dated 26 Jun 98 52

That the Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee approve the attendance of Councillors P. Hume and M. McGoldrick-Larsen at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) 1998 Conference, to be held 23 - 26 August 1998 in Toronto, Ontario.

 

COUNCILLORSí ITEM(S)

14. EXEMPTION OF PROPERTY TAXES - HOUSE OF REFUGE

- Councillor D. Holmes report dated 29 Jun 98 and attachments 54

That the Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee recommend Council:

    1. Provide tax exemption of municipal and education taxes to any church renting premises to any house of refuge in Ottawa-Carleton;

2. Approve a grant to the St. George Warden Church to absorb the municipal and education taxes for the years 1996, 1997 and 1998 estimated to be $ 52,000.00;

3. Direct staff to develop a process to confirm the continuation of the tax exemption requirement.

 

INFORMATION PREVIOUSLY DISTRIBUTED

ENVIRONMENT AND TRANSPORTATION

1. Waller Street

Mackenzie King Bridge To Daly Avenue Contract No. 98-707

(In Accordance With Corporate Policy Manual Section 4.6.9)

-Environment and Transportation Commissionerís memorandum dated 23 June 98

INTERNAL AUDIT

2. Internal Auditís Work with the Property Services Division

of the Planning and Development Approvals Department

- Internal Auditorís memorandum dated 22 Apr 98

LEGAL

3. Ontario Municipal Board Decision

Brookside Manor Retirement Home

- Regional Solicitorís memorandum dated 10 June 98

REGIONAL CLERK

4. 1998 Arts Grants Report

- Regional Clerkís memorandum dated 25 June 98

5. Record of Tender Openings for the Month of March 1998

(As per Corporate Policy Manual Section 4.6.6)

- Regional Clerkís memorandum dated 24 Apr 98

6. Record of Tender Openings for the Month of June 1998

(As per Corporate Policy Manual Section 4.6.6)

- Regional Clerkís memorandum dated 30 June 98

 

 

INQUIRIES

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

NEXT MEETING

Wednesday, 29 July 98 8:30 a.m. Public Consultation meeting for all members of

Council to hear delegations

re 1998 Property Tax Policy

Tuesday, 4 August 98 3:00 p.m. Regular Meeting