DISPOSITION OF COMMITTEE REPORTS TO COUNCIL

27 JANUARY 1999

 

 

POSTPONEMENTS AND DEFERRALS

 

COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 24

1. SOCIAL HOUSING UPDATE

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS, AS AMENDED

That Council:

    1. Endorse the Draft RMOC Principles for Social Housing (contained in Annex A of the staff report) prepared by the Social Housing Working Group, with the following amendment:

Under the heading Principles Related to Housing Policy, delete the word "all" in the third principle, so that it reads "To meet the needs of residents eligible for social housing";

Recommendation No. 1 "DEFERRED" by Motion No. 4, at the Council meeting of

13 January, 1999.

Recommendation No. 1 was put to Council and "CARRIED".

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 25

1. MONITORING AND ENFORCEMENT OF TOBACCO SALES TO MINORS

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION, AS AMENDED

That Council approve the following:

That the Regional Chair write to the federal and provincial Ministers of Finance recommending an increase in taxes on cigarettes, so as to discourage smoking by youth. That the revenue from an increase in taxes be used for smoking prevention programs.

"CARRIED"

 

2. SITE HIV PREVENTION PROGRAM

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS, AS AMENDED

That Council approve the following:

    1. That a Community Advisory Committee and a Needle Exchange Network be developed, to increase community and agency involvement;
    2. That safe zones be established as outlined in this report;
    3. That the current needle/syringe exchange policy be expanded to include procedures to manage low needle return rates as outlined in this report;
    4. That a needle/syringe clean up program for Ottawa-Carleton be developed as outlined in this report;
    5. That there be a pilot project for an incentive program to increase needle/syringe returns to the SITE program;
    6. That community education programs on the SITE program and on safe needle disposal be enhanced, with input from the Community Advisory Committee to be developed.

    1. The funds ($10,000) required for community clean-up, and disposal be added to the Health Department estimates.

    1. That the report be considered Regional Policy, and that this policy not apply

to partner agencies entering safe zones to conduct needle exchanges in private, i.e. inside residences, health centres, offices, etc.

"CARRIED"

 

CORPORATE SERVICES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 30

1. SCADA UPGRADE PROGRAMME

CONSULTANT APPOINTMENT - PHASE 2 CONTRACT CA-9616

DESIGN-BUILD CONTRACT AWARDS CA-9601 AND CA-9603

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council approve:

1. the award of Contract CA9616 for Phase 2 of the technical project management services for the SCADA Upgrade Programme to Acres & Associated Environmental Limited, Etobicoke, for a total contract provision of $1,584,884 from Capital Project 922-41762;

2. the award of Contract CA9601 for the design and construction services for the SCADA Upgrade Programme Britannia and Lemieux Island Water Purification Plants component to Thorburn Penny Ltd., Burlington, for a total contract provision of $4,116,690 from Capital Project 922-41755;

3. the award of Contract CA9603 for the design and construction services for the SCADA Upgrade Programme remote facilities component to CRA Contracting Services, Waterloo, for a total contract provision of $2,595,271 from Capital Project 922-41755;

4. a pre-commitment of the 1999 Capital Budget for Accounts 922-41762, Turbidity Control Programme and 922-41755, SCADA Upgrade Programme to provide the necessary 1999 authority to award the professional services and design build contracts.

"CARRIED"

 

2. 1999, 2000 AND 2001 ANNUAL MONITORING AND OPERATING

PROGRAM - TRAIL ROAD LANDFILL SITE AND NEPEAN

LANDFILL SITE - CONSULTANT APPOINTMENT - CE-8034

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council approve:

1. The appointment of Golder Associates Ltd., Ottawa, to provide the 1999 monitoring and reporting services as required by the Certificates of Approval for the Trail Road and Nepean Landfill Sites, for a total contract provision of $171,797.30;

2. The option to extend the appointment of Golder Associates Ltd. to provide the Annual Monitoring and Operating Program for the years 2000 and 2001, subject to satisfactory performance determined by an annual review by staff, at a total estimated cost of $171,797.30 per year.

"CARRIED"

 

3. YEAR 2000 AND THE REGION OF OTTAWA-CARLETON

REPORT FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER OF 1998

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

That Council receive the "Region of Ottawa-Carleton Year 2000 Program Report for the Fourth Quarter of 1998" for information.

"RECEIVED"

 

4. BILL 79

THE FAIRNESS TO PROPERTY TAXPAYERS ACT

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

That Council approve:

    1. That the 10-5-5 capping program provided by the Fairness to Property Taxpayers Act be employed for the 1998, 1999 and 2000 taxation years for the multi-residential property class, all commercial property classes and all industrial property classes;
    2. The adoption of the by-law necessary to implement the aforementioned recommendation in accordance with the legislation.

3. The Region of Ottawa-Carleton continue to register its objections to
Bill 79 as it affects Payments-In-Lieu of taxes.

"CARRIED"

 

5. CASH INVESTMENTS AND LOANS RECEIVABLE

(AS AT 4 DECEMBER 1998)

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

That Council receive this report for information.

"RECEIVED"

6. PROGRAM TRAINING AND CONSULTATION CENTRE

FOR THE ONTARIO TOBACCO STRATEGY

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council approve:

1. The extension of the existing contract with RBJ Health Management Associates to provide additional services in the amount of $63,130.00 (including GST) related to the fulfillment of the contract to carry out workplan activities for the Program Training & Consultation Centre from October 1, 1998 to March 31, 1999;

2. The extension of the existing contract with Centre for Applied Health Research, University of Waterloo to provide additional services in the amount of $8,100.00 (including GST) related to the fulfillment of the contract to carry out workplan activities for the Program Training & Consultation Centre from October 1, 1998 to March 31, 1999.

"CARRIED"

 

7. REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT CHARGES BY-LAW

CULTURAL FACILITIES

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

That Council approve staff write to the appropriate Minister and request that under the Ineligible Services (4) of the Development Charges Act, Item number 1 be eliminated from Ineligible Services, and that this request be forwarded to other cities in Ontario with a population at or over 50,000.

"CARRIED"

 

PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 24

1. LOCAL OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT 22
CITY OF GLOUCESTER

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

That Council approve Official Plan Amendment 22 to the City of Gloucester Official Plan subject to the modification outlined in this report, and that the Regional Clerk issue the ĎNotice of Decisioní attached as Annex 4.

"CARRIED"

 

2. DETAILS ON PROVINCIAL WASTE DIVERSION FUNDING

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

That Council approve the following:

1. The support, in principal, of the waste diversion organization to be established by the Ministry of the Environment (MOE), and the encouragement of the Minister of the Environment to work towards full product stewardship for municipal blue box programs;

2. The request of the Minister of the Environment to appoint a delegate from the Region of Ottawa-Carleton to the waste diversion organization.

"CARRIED"

 

3. SHADOW RIDGE SUBDIVISION

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION AS AMENDED

That Council approve the following:

1. That the Shadow Ridge Estates Communal Services Demonstration Project be allowed portable back-up power during the minimum two year warranty period or until 45 units are built and occupied subject to notification to purchasers of the potential for service interruption in the case of power failures.

2. That staff be directed to draft any further conditions that may be required to protect the Regionís interest and limit the Regionís liability.

"CARRIED" as amended by the following motion:

MOTION NO. 20

Moved by Councillor R. van den Ham

Seconded by Councillor B. Hill

RESOLVED THAT staff be authorized to extend front-end financing for permanent back up power supply to Shadow Ridge Subdivision at full cost recovery to the Region.

 

BY LAWS

 

ALL BY-LAWS ENACTED AND PASSED.