28 April, 1999
A. NATIONAL ANTHEM
C. ROLL CALL
D. CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES
Confirmation of the minutes of the Regular Council meeting of 14 April 1999.
E. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST ARISING FROM PRIOR MEETINGS OF COUNCIL AND COMMITTEES
* COMMUNICATIONS HELD ON FILE WITH THE REGIONAL CLERK.
Simultaneous translation of these proceedings is available. Please speak to the attendant at reception. L’interprétation simultanée de ces délibérations est offerte. Veuillez parler au préposé à l’accueil.
The following members of Council advising that they will be absent from Council and Committee meetings during the dates indicated:
No regrets filed to date.
H. POSTPONEMENTS AND DEFERRALS
CORPORATE SERVICES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 36 – ITEM 2
MOTION NO. 70
Moved by Councillor P. Hume
Seconded by Councillor J. Legendre
RESOLVED THAT Item 2 of Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee Report No. 36 (In Camera Report) be tabled until the next regular meeting of Regional Council.
Moved by Councillor W. Stewart
Seconded by Councillor M. McGoldrick-Larsen
RESOLVED THAT Council reconsider Motion No. 66.
Motion No. 66 reads as follows:
MOTION NO. 66
Moved by Councillor M. McGoldrick-Larsen
Seconded by Councillor W. Stewart
WHEREAS the Nepean Landfill Bufferlands Assessment Report, May 1996, recognizes an engineered wetland for treatment of contaminated groundwater from the Nepean Landfill Site as a viable option;
WHEREAS the Trail Road Landfill Asset Management Study Landfill Optimization Report, October 1998, recognizes the future potential of the Trail Road Landfill to be upwards of 25 years;
WHEREAS the Nepean Environmental Committee recommended that the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton give consideration to a pilot project pursing evolving techniques for on-site biology-based treatment of leachate and contaminated ground water including wetlands;
WHEREAS a recent RMOC telephone survey on Leachate management methods concluded 74% agreed leachate should be processed at the Trail Road landfill site where it is produced;
WHEREAS funding for wetland construction is identified in the 1999 Capital Budget, project # 982-42311;
BE IT RESOLVED THAT, subject to design approval, RMOC construct an engineered wetland at the Nepean Landfill site to treat the contaminated groundwater.
J. MOTION TO INTRODUCE COMMITTEE REPORTS
COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 29
CORPORATE SERVICES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 37
PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 30
TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT NOS. 33 AND 34
K. MOTION TO ADOPT COMMITTEE REPORTS
L. MOTION TO INTRODUCE BY-LAWS THREE READINGS
1. Being a by-law to approve area municipality by-laws (regulating traffic on local streets as follows):
Township of Osgoode 28 of 1999
M. MOTIONS (OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN)
Moved by Councillor M. Meilleur
Seconded by Councillor R. Cantin
WHEREAS Highway 17, running through Ottawa-Carleton from the end of Highway 417 to Arnprior, is the key transportation facility in West Carleton; and
WHEREAS Highway 17 continues to exact an unacceptable toll of traffic crash victims totaling more than two dozen people killed in the last three years, including 15 deaths in just the last year; and
WHEREAS the volume of people and the movement of goods along Highway 17 continues to increase; and
WHEREAS the economic vitality of Ottawa-Carleton’s West Carleton Township relies heavily on Highway 17; and
WHEREAS the Province of Ontario is in the process of designing a new four lane cross section for Highway 17, but with no clear intention of building it in the near future,
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Region of Ottawa-Carleton request that the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario make the necessary investments to widen Highway 17 to Arnprior within 3 years.
N. NOTICES OF MOTION (FOR CONSIDERATION AT NEXT REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING)
O. CONFIRMATION BY-LAW
Members of Council are advised that a meeting of the OC Transit Commission has been called for Wednesday, 28 April 1999, to commence immediately upon adjournment of the Council meeting.