OTTAWA CITY COUNCIL

10 SEPTEMBER 2003

ANDREW S. HAYDON HALL

1:30 p.m.

 

MINUTES 60

 

 

The Council of the City of Ottawa met at Andrew S. Haydon Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, on 10 September 2003 at 1:30 p.m.

 

The Mayor, Bob Chiarelli, presided and led Council in prayer.

 

The National Anthem was sung by Jasmine Ball.

 

 

Moment of Silence

 

A Moment of Silence was observed for the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks.

 

 

Roll Call

 

ALL MEMBERS WERE PRESENT.

 

 

Declarations of Interest Arising from Prior Meetings of Council and Committees

 

No declarations of Interest were filed.

 

 

Confirmation of Minutes

 

The Minutes of the regular Council meeting of 3 September 2003 were confirmed.

 

 


Communications

 

The following communication was received by City Council:

 

From the Transportation Advisory Committee recommending that the current O-Train service from Greenboro to Bayview be maintained, and where possible, upgraded.

 

 

Regrets

 

No regrets were filed.

 

Postponements and Deferrals

 

TRANSPORTATION AND TRANSIT COMMITTEE REPORT 48

 



 

1.             Transportation Master Plan

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve the City of Ottawa Transportation Master Plan (TMP), dated June 2003 (Document 1), as amended by the following:

 

a.                  That Chapter 5.2 Sidewalks and Pedestrian Crossings (page 36), Policy 1.a) be amended to add: including recognition of demographic shifts, such as population aging.

 

b.                  That Chapter 5.3 Multi-Use Pathways (page 37), be amended to add the following new Policy 7: Design multi-use pathways to minimize conflicts between cyclists, pedestrians, and other multi-use pathway users.

 

c.                   That Chapter 7.2.2 Fares and Funding (page 47), Policy 2 be amended to read: Set transit revenue, including fares, in a manner that meets the key service objectives described in Chapter 7.2.1 annually such that transit revenue is, at least, kept constant in real dollars.

 

d.                  That Chapter 7.2.4. Interprovincial Transit Service (page 48),

i.          Policy 1 be amended to read: Seek to provide seamless coordination of transit services and fares with the STO.

ii.         Policy 2 be amended to add: including the possible extension of LRT service across such bridges as the Lemieux Island Rail Bridge, the Portage Bridge or the Chaudière Bridge, to create an integrated GO (Gatineau-Ottawa) Light Rail Transit Service.

 

e.                  That Chapter 7.6.2 Vehicle Propulsion (page 54), Policy 1 be amended to remove reference to the clean generation of electricity.

 

f.                    That Chapter 8.3 Carpool Lanes (page 60), be amended to include the Rideau Street/Montreal Road Corridor, between downtown and Blair Road, in the list of roads, which have the potential to support carpool lanes.

 

g.                  That the TMP be amended by including specific mention that the 30‑minute averaging protocol (Leq – 30 min.), incorporated in the City’s Official Plan, applies to the Chapter 9.8 Goods Movement (pages 72–73), Policy 7.

 

h.                  WHEREAS the City’s Official Plan has adopted the principle that noise measurements for road, rail & transit corridors will be based on 30‑minute averages – Leq (30 min.) (see O.P. Section 4.8.8);

 

BE IT RESOLVED that Chapter 12 Environmental Protection (page 81) be amended by including specific mention that the 30-minute averaging protocol (Leq – 30 min.), incorporated in the City’s Official Plan, applies to the numbered sections 8, 9, 10 and 11.

 

i.                    That Chapter 14.1 Capital Works Plan (page 89), be amended

i.          To delete under Roads – Phase 1: Carling Avenue (Richmond Road to Holly Acres Road); and that Annex A (page 109) be amended accordingly.

ii.         To move Richmond Road widening project from Carling Avenue to Golden Avenue from Phase 1 to Phase 3.

iii.        To move Southwest Transitway (Fallowfield to Berrigan) from Phase 2 to Phase 1.

 

j.                    BE IT RESOLVED that a streetscaping and tree planting design be part of the reconstruction and new construction program for all City collector streets and above.

 

k.                        That the Noise Control Guidelines mentioned in the TMP be amended by including specific mention that the 30 minute averaging protocol (Leq – 30 min.), incorporated in the City’s Official Plan, applies to the Guideline document within the City of Ottawa.

 

l.                    WHEREAS Clients of the O-Train have come to appreciate and rely on that service;

 

WHEREAS it is the usual practice, when undertaking major roadway rehabilitation projects, that the roadway corridor continue to provide uninterrupted service (e.g. Laurier Street Bridge, Cummings Bridge, Bytown Bridges);

 

BE IT RESOLVED that Council support the principle that necessary O‑Train rail upgrades or transitions to electric-rail systems be accomplished in a similar manner, that is with no interruption in the rail service or at most minimum interruptions in off-peak periods (e.g. weekends).

 

m.                WHEREAS there are several studies underway that significantly affect transportation in the east and of Ottawa, including:

1.                  The 417 study from 416 to Anderson Road

2.                  The Vars to Kars Ring Road

3.                  The East End Bridge Environmental Assessment

4.                  The Environmental Assessment for the Innes/Walkley connection;

 

AND WHEREAS the results of these studies will identify needed road improvements in Ottawa’s East End;

 

AND WHEREAS it has been identified that Light Rail Transit is 15 to 16 years in the future for Orleans, though the area continues to enjoy significant growth;

 

AND WHEREAS the split at the junction of highways 174 and 417 is already operating at or near capacity during the a.m. and p.m. rush hours;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that solving traffic problems at the split be a priority project for the City of Ottawa and that the Transportation Master Plan be updated when these studies are completed.

 

n.                  WHEREAS the first priority for light rail expansion is the North-South line with service to the airport, yet twinning the airport parkway remains in the Transportation Master Plan;

 

WHEREAS the parkway runs parallel to the North-South line;

 

WHEREAS it does not make sense to expand a single occupancy vehicle roadway at the same time that millions are being spent on a parallel transit service;

 

BE IT RESOLVED that the twinning of the Airport Parkway be deleted from the Transportation Master Plan.

 

2.                  Direct staff to establish a monitoring program and report to Council on a regular basis on progress made toward achieving the TMP objectives and to update the infrastructure phasing as necessary.

 

MOTION NO. 60/1

 

Moved by Councillor M. Meilleur

Seconded by Councillor E. Arnold

 

WHEREAS the preferred LRT technology (diesel or electric) will be identified as part of an EA for each rapid transit LRT corridor, and;

 

WHEREAS the identification of purchasing only electric vehicles at this time will preclude the diesel LRT option altogether;

 

THEREFORE BE IT REASOLVED that Section 7.6.2 Vehicle Propulsion - Policy 1 of the TMP be amended to read: “Buy low-emission/clean-powered light rail vehicles”.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

MOTION NO. 60/2

 

Moved by Councillor M. Meilleur

Seconded by Councillor E. Arnold

 

WHEREAS the project phasing list of Figure 14.1 depicts a proposed plan of action to address the growing travel demand;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that attempts will be made to shorten the timeline for delivery of these projects wherever possible.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 


MOTION NO. 60/3

 

Moved by Councillor M. Bellemare

Seconded by Councillor H. Kreling

 

WHEREAS the 1997 Region of Ottawa-Carleton Transportation Master Plan identifies the need for the addition of an eastbound lane on Highway 174 from Blair to Montréal Road;

 

AND WHEREAS current analysis confirms a lack of capacity on this stretch of Highway 174 despite an existing transit modal split of 33 per cent;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Committee recommendation 1. m. be amended by adding the following after the word “completed”:

 

“…and that the possible addition of an eastbound lane on Highway 174, from Blair to Montréal Road, continue to be included in the new Transportation Master Plan.”

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

MOTION NO. 60/4

 

Moved by Councillor W. Stewart

Seconded by Councillor P. Hume

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that 1. n. be deleted and the Airport Parkway Twinning be re-instated in the Transportation Master Plan as per the staff report.

 

CARRIED on a division of 14 YEAS to 7 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (14):       Councillors G. Brooks, S. Little, R. Chiarelli, M. Bellemare, W. Stewart,

                        J. Stavinga, D. Thompson, P. McNeely, G. Hunter, R. Bloess, D. Eastman,

                        J. Harder, D. Deans and Mayor Chiarelli.

 

Nays (7):         Councillors E. Arnold, P. Hume, A. Cullen, J. Legendre, M. Meilleur,

                        A. Munter and C. Doucet.

 

 


MOTION NO. 60/5

 

Moved by Councillor D. Deans

Seconded by Councillor  P. McNeely

 

WHEREAS according to a recent consultant’s report, the Riverside South Community is projected to have the highest annual rate of growth of the satellite communities, forecast to grow by an annual rate of 52% to the year 2011;

WHEREAS currently there are in excess of 1300 homes, with a projected build-out of 16,500 homes in the South Urban Community;

WHEREAS the South Urban Community is landlocked by the Rideau River to the west and the airport to the north, with an inadequate road network to the east;

WHEREAS River Road, serving the South Urban Community, is identified as a Scenic Route and is backed up daily with virtually no spare capacity in the morning peak hour;

WHEREAS the Transportation Master Plan identifies the projected timeline for the construction of Limebank Road from Earl Armstrong to Riverside Drive in  2013;

WHEREAS with continued growth in the South Urban Community the city needs to move ahead with some critical road links;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the construction of Limebank Road from Earl Armstrong Road to Riverside Drive be identified in the Transportation Master Plan as a key transportation project in Phase 1, about the year 2008.

 

CARRIED with Councillors E. Arnold and C. Doucet dissenting.

 

 

MOTION NO. 60/6

 

Moved by Councillor S. Little

Seconded by Councillor W. Stewart

 

That the original staff recommendation relating to Item (i)  ii be approved.

 

CARRIED on a division of 17 YEAS to 3 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (17):       Councillors G. Brooks, S. Little, R. Chiarelli, H. Kreling, P. Hume,

                        M. Bellemare, W. Stewart, J. Stavinga, D. Thompson, J. Legendre,

                        P. McNeely, G. Hunter, M. Meilleur, R. Bloess, D. Eastman, J. Harder and

                        Mayor Chiarelli.

 

Nays (3):         Councillors E. Arnold, A. Cullen and C. Doucet.

 

 

Item 1, Transportation and Transit Committee Report 48 was then put to Council and CARRIED as amended by Motion Nos. 60/1, 60/2, 60/3, 60/4, 60/5 and 60/6 with Councillor M. Bellemare dissenting on Chapters 7.2, 7.5 and 7.6 and Councillor G. Hunter dissenting on the report as amended.

 

 

Motions of which Notice has been given previously

 

MOTION NO. 60/7

 

Moved by Councillor C. Doucet

Seconded by Councillor P. Hume

 

WHEREAS the City has no sign on the building indicating the building is City Hall;

 

BE IT RESOLVED that the Ottawa logo be replaced by a sign which says simply City Hall/ Hôtel de ville.

 

MOTION NO. 60/8

 

Moved by Councillor C. Doucet

Seconded by Councillor P. Hume

 

That Motion No. 60/7 be referred to staff to report back on the matter of signage at City Hall.

 

CARRIED on a division of 16 YEAS to 5 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (16):       Councillors G. Brooks, E. Arnold, H. Kreling, P. Hume, M. Bellemare,

                        W. Stewart, D. Thompson, J. Legendre, P. McNeely, G. Hunter, M. Meilleur,

                        D. Eastman, A. Munter, C. Doucet, D. Deans and Mayor Chiarelli.

 

Nays (5):         Councillors R. Chiarelli, A. Cullen, J. Stavinga, R. Bloess and J. Harder.

 

 


Reconsiderations

 

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 56

 



                       

21.        ZONING AMENDMENT TO ESTABLISH A THREE-KILOMETRE SEPARATION DISTANCE FOR INTENSIVE LIVESTOCK OPERATIONS

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

 

That Council reject amendments to the zoning by-laws of the former municipalities of Nepean, Kanata, West Carleton, Goulbourn, Gloucester, Cumberland, Osgoode and Rideau in order to:

 

1.                  define “intensive hog farm operation” and list the use in the existing agricultural zones;

 

2.                  set a maximum of 150 livestock units per intensive hog farm operation; and

 

3.                  set out provisions requiring that intensive hog farm operations not be established within a separation distance of three kilometres from one another and from any village, residential, recreational, institutional and environmental zones.

 

And provide no further notice pursuant to Section 34 (17) of the Planning Act.

 

MOTION 59/6

 

Moved by Councillor D. Eastman

Seconded by Councillor D. Thompson

 

WHEREAS the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MAH) have concluded their review of the City of Ottawa’s new Official Plan and those comments will be formally transmitted as early as today to our General Manager, Planning and Development;

 

WHEREAS MAH has made it abundantly clear that they will strike down any reference in our new Official Plan to a three kilometer buffer zone surrounding pig farms;

 

WHEREAS the Ministry of Agriculture and Food have also clearly indicated that the Province’s new Nutrient Management Act does not permit municipalities to pass such restrictive and discriminatory regulations;

 


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the “Zoning Amendment to Establish a Three-Kilometer Separation Distance for Intensive Livestock Operations” be deferred until written confirmation of the Ministry’s position has been received by the City.

 

LOST on a division of 9 YEAS to 10 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (9):          Councillors W. Stewart, D. Thompson, D. Eastman, J. Harder, G. Hunter,

                        J. Stavinga, P. Hume, G. Brooks and S. Little.

 

Nays (10):        Councillors P. McNeely, D. Deans, A. Munter, E. Arnold, R. Bloess,

                        M. Bellemare, H. Kreling, R. Chiarelli, A. Cullen and Mayor Chiarelli.

 

MOTION NO. 59/7

 

Moved by Councillor P. McNeely

Seconded by Councillor H. Kreling

 

WHEREAS it is in the best interest of the residents of Ottawa to be absolutely clear on this issue,

 

BE IT RESOLVED that Council amends the report to read:

 

That Council approve amendments to the zoning bylaws of the former municipalities of Nepean, Kanata, West Carleton, Goulbourn, Gloucester, Cumberland, Osgoode and Rideau in order to:

 

1.                  define “intensive hog farm operation” and list the use in the existing agricultural zones;

 

2.                  set a maximum of 150 livestock units per intensive hog farm operations; and

 

3.         set out provisions requiring that intensive hog farm operations not to be established within a separation distance of three kilometres from one another and from any village, residential, institutional and environmental zones.

 

MOTION NO. 59/8

 

Moved by Councillor G. Hunter

Seconded by Councillor J. Harder

 

That Motion No. 59/7 be amended to delete reference to the Nepean, Kanata, West Carleton, Goulbourn, Gloucester, Osgoode and Rideau zoning by-laws.

 

LOST on a division of 6 YEAS to 12 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (6):          Councillors W. Stewart, D. Thompson, J. Harder, G. Hunter, P. Hume and

                        R. Chiarelli..

 

Nays (12):        Councillors P. McNeely, D. Eastman, D. Deans, A. Munter, E. Arnold,

                        R. Bloess, M. Bellemare, H. Kreling, J. Stavinga, G. Brooks, A. Cullen and

                        Mayor Chiarelli.

 

Motion No. 59/7 was then put to Council and CARRIED on a division of 10 YEAS to 8 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (10):       Councillors P. McNeely, D. Deans, A. Munter, E. Arnold, R. Bloess,

                        M. Bellemare, H. Kreling, R. Chiarelli, A. Cullen and

                        Mayor Chiarelli.

 

Nays: (8):       Councillors W. Stewart, D. Thompson, D. Eastman, J. Harder, G. Hunter, J. Stavinga, P. Hume and G. Brooks.

 

MOTION NO. 59/9

 

Moved by Councillor W. Stewart

Seconded by Councillor J. Harder

 

That Planning and Development Committee Report 56, Item 1, be reconsidered at the next regular Council meeting.

 

Notice of motion for reconsideration was CARRIED pursuant to Section 61 (4) of Procedure By-law 2002-247 on a division of 7 YEAS to 11 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (7):         Councillors W. Stewart, D. Thompson, D. Eastman, J. Harder, G. Hunter,

                        J. Stavinga and G. Brooks.

 

Nays (11):       Councillors P. McNeely, D. Deans, A. Munter, E. Arnold, R. Bloess,

                        M. Bellemare, H. Kreling, P. Hume, R. Chiarelli, A. Cullen and

                        Mayor Chiarelli.

 

RECONSIDERATION LOST on a division of 8 YEAS to 14 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (8):          Councillors G. Brooks, S. Little, W. Stewart, J. Stavinga, D. Thompson,

                        G. Hunter, D. Eastman and J. Harder.

 

Nays (14):        Councillors R. Chiarelli, E. Arnold, H. Kreling, P. Hume, M. Bellemare,

                        A. Cullen, J. Legendre, P. McNeely, M. Meilleur, R. Bloess, A. Munter,

                        C. Doucet, D. Deans and Mayor Chiarelli.

 

The motion to reconsider having been lost, the City Council decisions of 3 September  stand.

 

 

Motion to Introduce Committee Reports

 

MOTION NO. 60/9

 

Moved by Councillor P. Hume

Seconded by Councillor S. Little

 

That Health, Recreation and Social Services Committee Report 48, Planning and Development Committee Report 57 and Transportation and Transit Committee Report 49A be received and considered.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

HEALTH, RECREATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT 48

 

 

1.             CITY OF OTTAWA BID FOR 2006 ONTARIO SUMMER GAMES

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

WHEREAS the Ontario Summer Games is a showcase for amateur sport and the Province of Ontario’s largest multi-sport event;

 

AND WHEREAS the Ontario Summer Games is an important means of encouraging sport participation, developing amateur athletes, developing communities and stimulating local economies;

 

AND WHEREAS the Eastern Ontario has not hosted the Games since 1994 (Nepean-Kingston);

 

AND WHEREAS the City of Ottawa will have the opportunity to showcase its athletes, facilities, infrastructure and volunteers within the new City of Ottawa structure;

 

AND WHEREAS the City of Ottawa must confirm its support to host the 2006 Ontario Summer Games as part of the bid document presentation that is due by September 17, 2003;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Ottawa forward this motion to the Sport Alliance of Ontario confirming its endorsement and support to host the 2006 Ontario Summer Games as follows:

 

1.                  That the City of Ottawa endorse the Ottawa 2006 Ontario Summer Games Bid;

 

2.                  That the City of Ottawa Director, Financial services be directed to work with the Ottawa Bid Committee on the preparation of the Bid Committee’s financial management plan;

 

3.                  That a City of Ottawa representative be appointed to sit on the Ottawa Games Organizing Committee;

 

4.         That the Ottawa Games Organizing Committee be requested to ensure compliance with all appropriate policies and requirements of the Games with respect to Alcohol & Tobacco Sponsorship and Advertising Guidelines, Conflict of Interest Guidelines and Insurance Coverage Guidelines.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 57

 



                            

1.          OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT TO THE FORMER REGION OF OTTAWA-CARLETON OFFICIAL PLAN, AMENDMENT TO OFFICIAL PLAN OF THE FORMER CITY OF NEPEAN AND AMENDMENT TO THE OTTAWA OFFICIAL PLAN FOR LANDS ON THE East Side of the Jockvale Road

 

 

            COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve an amendment to the former Region of Ottawa-Carleton Official Plan as it relates to the properties on the east and west side of Jockvale Road, to change the designation from ‘South Urban Centre Future Development’ to ‘General Urban Area’ as detailed in Document 2.

 

2.                  Approve an amendment to the former City of Nepean Official Plan Secondary Plan Policies as it relates to the properties on the east side of Jockvale Road, and to replace the existing Schedule “A” and Schedule “B” of the Secondary Plan for the Area 12A, the Jockvale Golf Community as detailed in Document 2.


 

3.                  Approve an amendment to the new City of Ottawa Official Plan Secondary Plan Policies as it relates to the properties on the east side of Jockvale Road, and to replace the existing Schedule “A4” and Schedule “B4” of the Secondary Plan for the Area 12A, the Jockvale Golf Community as detailed in Document 2.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 



 

2.             ZONING - 2002 PROVENCE AVENUE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Cumberland Zoning By-law to rezone 2002 Provence Avenue from R3B-X1 - Carriage Homes to R3D-X10 - Residential – Row Dwellings – Exception Ten as detailed in Document 1.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 



                            

3.          ZONING - 1269 9th Line Road

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the City of Ottawa Zoning By-law (Osgoode) to permit a minimum lot size of 5.03 hectares at 1269 9th Line Road, within a Rural zone, as detailed in Document 1.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 



                            

4.          ZONING - 486 ALBERT STREET

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION AS AMENDED

 

That Council reject the application to amend the former City of Ottawa Zoning By-law 1998, to change the zoning of 486 Albert Street from an R7 F(5.0) H(36.6) Residential/Service Commercial Zone and  an R7A F(5.0) H36.6 Residential/Service Commercial Subzone to an R7A F(5.0) H36.6 Residential/Service Commercial Subzone with an exception, as detailed in Document 3 and shown in Document 4; and,

 

That no further notice be provided pursuant to Section 34 (17) of the Planning Act.

 

CARRIED with Councillors G. Hunter and R. Bloess dissenting.

 

 



                            

5.          ZONING - 424 METCALFE STREET

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION AS AMENDED

 

That Council approve the application to amend the former City of Ottawa Zoning By-law, 1998, for 424 Metcalfe Street, from a General Commercial CG8 F(3.0) H(18.3) zone to a CG8 F(3.0) H(18.3) exception Zone to permit an emergency service use and residential development on the property, as detailed in Document 2 and shown on Document 3, subject to the following amendments:

 

1.         Under the heading DETAILS OF PROPOSED ZONING in Document

i)          Item 3 is amended by replacing “having a door providing access to” with the word “abutting”.

ii)         Item 4 is amended by replacing the words “having access to” with the word “abutting”.

 

2.         WHEREAS there is significant community support for the inclusion of a community garden in the redevelopment of the site at 424 Metcalfe Street;

AND WHEREAS the People Services Department and the Housing Branch in particular have indicated their support for the inclusion of a community garden in any Request for Proposals the Housing Branch will issue for this site;

 

AND WHEREAS discussions about how to include the community garden through the site plan approval, and/or the Request for Proposals process will be facilitated by having the community garden as a required use in the Zoning for the site.

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the staff report be amended to include a community garden of at least the same size as currently exists on the site as a required use.

 

And that no further notice be provided pursuant to Section 34 (17) of the Planning Act.

 

CARRIED with Councillor D. Eastman dissenting on Recommendation 2.

 

MOTION NO. 60/10

 

Moved by Councillor J. Legendre

Seconded by Councillor M. Meilleur

 

WHEREAS the residents of the adjacent Windsor Arms Apartments have expressed a concern regarding the ability of garbage removal and parking for their building;

 

AND WHEREAS the Windsor Arms is a recognized heritage building and the provision of additional parking and access to proper garbage enclosures would benefit this building;

 

AND WHEREAS the Windsor Arms has approached the City to purchase a portion of the subject lands or enter a shared use agreement;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that staff consider through the development of the subject lands, the concerns of the Windsor Arms Apartments and that these concerns be reflected in the pending sit plan approval for the site.

 

MOTION NO. 60/11

 

Moved by Councillor E. Arnold

Seconded by Councillor A. Munter

 

That Motion No. 60/10 be referred to the site plan review process and that the applicant be invited to put his request to purchase a portion of 424 Metcalfe Street to provide parking for the Windsor Arms in writing and should a portion of the site be declared surplus that this proposal be reviewed according to normal city procedure.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 



                            

6.          ZONING - 1581 greenbank road

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Nepean Zoning By-law to rezone 1581 Greenbank Road from Institutional Block 7 Zone – I Block 7 (Commercial Office – CO) Dual Zone to Community Commercial Block 5 - CC Block 5 to permit retail as detailed in Document 1.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED


 



 

7.          ZONING - 3560 STRANDHERD ROAD

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Nepean Zoning By-law, for the property located at 3560 Strandherd Road, to allow for the construction of ground oriented stacked townhouse units as detailed in Document 1.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 



 

8.          ZONING - 1 CRESTHAVEN DRIVE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Nepean Zoning By-law, to rezone 1 Cresthaven Drive from Residential Mixed Unit Zone (RMU) to Residential Mixed Unit Zone – Block 9 (RMU – Block 9), to permit double car garages on corner-lot, end-unit townhouses, as detailed in Document 2.

 

CARRIED with Councillor A. Cullen dissenting.

 

 



 

9.         ZONING - 50 SLACK ROAD

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Nepean Zoning By-law, for the property located at 50 Slack Road, to add a custom design centre and the fabrication of household and commercial cabinetry to the list of permitted uses for the ML Zone - Light Industrial Zone as detailed in Document 1.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 


 



 

10.          ZONING - 28 STEACIE DRIVE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Kanata Zoning By-law 132-93 from M1A Zone (Select) to M1A(i) Exception Zone (Select) to permit a Day Nursery at 28Steacie Drive, as detailed in Document 2.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 



 

11.        ZONING - 44 Edgewater Street

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That the Council approve an amendment to Zoning By-law of the former City of Kanata, to amend Section 6.4(c) INDUSTRIAL ZONE exception THREE as detailed in Document 3.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 



 

12.          APPEAL TO THE ONTARIO MUNICIPAL BOARD - 572 MOODIE DRIVE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council confirm the approval of the zoning by-law amendment for 572 Moodie Drive, application OZP2002-0156.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 


 



                            

13.        APPLICATION TO ALTER 486 HAZELDEAN ROAD, A PROPERTY DESIGNATED UNDER PART IV OF THE ONTARIO HERITAGE ACT

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION AS AMENDED

 

That Council approve the application to alter 486 Hazeldean Road in accordance with the plans by Brisbin, Brook, Beynon Architects as received on July 14, 2003 and included as Documents 4, 5 and 6, subject to the following amendments:

 

1.         The reinstatement of the front veranda on the front façade of the heritage building, suitable to the heritage character of the original structure, to the satisfaction of the Director.

 

2.         The positioning of the machinery and garbage storage to a less exposed area, to the satisfaction of the Director.

 

3.         The prohibition of the use of rear-illuminated fluorescent box signs and requirement that signage be consistent with the heritage character of the building, to the satisfaction of the Director.

 

4.         All interventions to be reversible in order to maintain the integrity of the original structure, in particular the stonework.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 




 

14.        submission on the eastern Ontario smart growth panel discussion paper “shape the future”

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive this report and confirm agreement with its comments as submitted recently to the provincial Smart Growth Secretariat.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 


 



               

15.        SIGNS BY-LAW MINOR VARIANCE - 1515 BANK STREET

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Refuse a requested Minor Variance to Signs By‑law 36-2000 of the former City of Ottawa, to allow a main identification ground sign for a retail store with a height of 9.15 metres instead of the by-law maximum of 8 metres and with a total area of 14.62 square metres whereas the by-law only allows a maximum area of 7.8 square metres.

 

2.                  Approve a recommended Minor Variance to Signs By‑law 36-2000 of the former City of Ottawa, to permit a main identification ground sign for a retail store with a total area of 10 square metres, provided that the identification area not exceed 7.5 square metres, the message centre/readograph area not exceed 2.5 square metres and that the sign be located a minimum distance of 2 metres from the front property line.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 



 

16.        SIGNS BY-LAW MINOR VARIANCE - 1508 MERIVALE ROAD

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION AS AMENDED

 

That Council refuse a Minor Variance to Signs By‑law 02-99 of the former City of Nepean, to permit a main identification ground sign for a retail store with a height of 9.15 metres, whereas the by-law allows a sign with a height of 6 metres, based on the site’s commercial zoning, subject to the following amendment:

 

WHEREAS city staff, the applicant and the Ward Councillor have agreed to support a maximum height of 7.5 metres for the ground sign proposed at 1508 Merivale Rd.; and

 

WHEREAS the new proposed signage represents a compromise that meets the policy goals of the Merivale Secondary Plan and would have no negative impact on the adjacent community;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that a minor variance to the former City of Nepean’s Signs Bylaw be permitted for a ground sign having a maximum height of 7.5 metres for the site at 1508 Merivale Road.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

TRANSPORTATION AND TRANSIT COMMITTEE REPORT 49A

 



 

1.             HARMONIZATION OF PRIVATE APPROACH BY-LAW

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve the repeal of Private Approach By-laws of the pre-amalgamated municipalities (Region of Ottawa-Carleton, Ottawa, Gloucester, Goulbourn, Rideau, Osgoode and West Carleton);

 

2.                  Enact the new harmonized Private Approach By-law in form similar to the draft by-law outlined in Annex 1;

 

3.                  Approve the fees identified in Schedule ‘A’ of the Private Approach By-law.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 



 

2.             HARMONIZATION OF ENCROACHMENT BY-LAW

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve the repeal of encroachment By-laws of the pre-amalgamated municipalities (Region of Ottawa-Carleton, Ottawa, Vanier, Kanata, Gloucester);

 

2.                  Enact the new harmonized Encroachment By-law in form similar to the draft by-law outlined in Annex 1;


 

3.                  Approve the new fees identified in Schedules ‘A’ and ‘B’ of the Encroachment By-law, to implement direction from the 2003 Budget.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 



 

3.             ROAD ACTIVITY BY-LAW

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Repeal the Road Cut By-law 2001-349;

 

2.                  Enact the Road Activity By-law in form similar to the draft by-law outlined in Annex 1;

 

3.                  Approve an increase in the road cut permit fee from $165.00 to $290.00 and the road cut permit renewal fee from $52.00 to $104.00, to implement Council direction from the 2003 Budget.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

Motion to Adopt Committee Reports

 

MOTION NO. 60/12

 

Moved by Councillor P. Hume

Seconded by Councillor W. Stewart

 

That Health, Recreation and Social Services Committee Report 48, Planning and Development Committee Report 57 and Transportation and Transit Committee Report 49A be received and adopted as amended.

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 


Motions (Requiring Suspension of the Rules of Procedure)

 

MOTION NO. 60/13

 

Moved by Councillor A. Munter

Seconded by Councillor E. Arnold

 

That the Rules of Procedure be waived to consider and approve the following motion:

 

WHEREAS people who are deaf and use Sign language as their primary means of communication have been recognized by the United Nations and by scholarly research to form a distinctive linguistic and cultural group, known as the capital – D “Deaf” community;

 

AND WHEREAS there are, by most estimates, at least 1 000 Deaf persons living in the Ottawa-Carleton region;

 

AND WHEREAS the contributions and achievements of Deaf Canadians have never received the recognition and acclaim they deserve;

 

AND WHEREAS the month of September is the official International Month of the Deaf, as proclaimed by the World Federation of the Deaf;

 

AND WHEREAS the City of Ottawa has taken a significant action towards expressing public appreciation of Deaf people’s contributions by naming three (3) streets in the Morgan’s Grant area in honour of the deceased Deaf Canadian leaders Eleanor McPeake, David and Polly Peikoff, and Robert McBrien, with the official unveiling of these streets being scheduled to take place on September 17th, 2003;

 

THEREFORE it is moved that September 17th, 2003, be officially proclaimed as “Deaf Recognition Day” throughout the City of Ottawa.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

MOTION NO. 60/14

 

Moved by Councillor J. Legendre

Seconded by Councillor C. Doucet

 

That the Rules of Procedure be waived to consider and approve the following motion:

 

WHEREAS, a power failure, affecting most of the Province of Ontario and the north eastern United States, occurred on August 14, 2003;

 

AND WHEREAS, the power failure was followed by rolling blackouts and an urgent requirement for energy conservation province-wide;

 

AND WHEREAS, it was reiterated through this experience that Ontario is impacted by power failures emanating from north east United States, given that we are connected to a shared power grid with the U.S.;

 

AND WHEREAS, the power grid for the Province of Quebec, and that of other Canadian provinces, were not impacted;

 

AND WHEREAS, Ontario was not able to draw power from a neighbouring province in order to address its power issues;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council forward to the federal and provincial governments, the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), a request that inter-provincial partnership opportunities in relation to power sharing issues be explored with a view to establishing appropriate emergency protocols, and that copy be sent to Hydro Ottawa.

 

Suspension of the Rules of Procedure pursuant to Section 2 of Procedure By-law 2002-247 LOST on a division of 10 YEAS to 6 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (10):        Councillors H. Kreling, M. Bellemare, A. Cullen, J. Stavinga, J. Legendre,

                        M. Meilleur, A. Munter, C. Doucet, D. Deans and Mayor Chiarelli.

 

Nays (6):          Councillors S. Little, R. Chiarelli, P. Hume, G. Hunter, R. Bloess and J. Harder.

 

 

MOTION NO. 60/15

 

Moved by Councillor A. Cullen

Seconded by Councillor G. Hunter

 

That the Rules of Procedure be waived to consider and approve the following motion:

 

That the Program Charter of the Universal Program Review and the Programs and Service Areas list be approved by this Committee.

 

1.                  That Council amend the timeline for the Universal Program Review to enable the following items to be released to the public:

 

a.         Monday Oct. 6, 2003 - Program and Service Area Resource Mapping (to form part of a public consultation process)

b.         Monday Nov. 3, 2003 - Service Area Reduction/Decision Packages, Impact Analysis, and "Parking Lot" Opportunities.

 

Suspension of the Rules of Procedure pursuant to Section 2 of Procedure By-law 2002-247 LOST on a division of 7 YEAS to 9 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (7):          Councillors E. Arnold, M. Bellemare, A. Cullen, J. Legendre, G. Hunter,

                        R. Bloess and A. Munter.

 

Nays (9):          Councillors R. Chiarelli, H. Kreling, P. Hume, J. Stavinga, P. McNeely, J. Harder, C. Doucet, D. Deans and Mayor Chiarelli.

 

Notices of Motion (For Consideration at Subsequent Meeting)

 

Moved by Councillor J. Legendre

Seconded by Councillor C. Doucet

 

WHEREAS, a power failure, affecting most of the Province of Ontario and the north eastern United States, occurred on August 14, 2003;

 

AND WHEREAS, the power failure was followed by rolling blackouts and an urgent requirement for energy conservation province-wide;

 

AND WHEREAS, it was reiterated through this experience that Ontario is impacted by power failures emanating from north east United States, given that we are connected to a shared power grid with the U.S.;

 

AND WHEREAS, the power grid for the Province of Quebec, and that of other Canadian provinces, were not impacted;

 

AND WHEREAS, Ontario was not able to draw power from a neighbouring province in order to address its power issues;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council forward to the federal and provincial governments, the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), a request that inter-provincial partnership opportunities in relation to power sharing issues be explored with a view to establishing appropriate emergency protocols, and that copy be sent to Hydro Ottawa.

 

 


Moved by Councillor A. Cullen

Seconded by Councillor G. Hunter

 

That the Program Charter of the Universal Program Review and the Programs and Service Areas list be approved by this Committee.

 

2.                  That Council amend the timeline for the Universal Program Review to enable the following items to be released to the public:

 

a.         Monday Oct. 6, 2003 - Program and Service Area Resource Mapping (to form part of a public consultation process)

b.         Monday Nov. 3, 2003 - Service Area Reduction/Decision Packages, Impact Analysis, and "Parking Lot" Opportunities.

 

 

By-laws

 

MOTION NO. 60/16

 

Moved by Councillor C. Doucet

Seconded by Councillor E. Arnold

 

That the following by-laws be enacted and passed:

 

2003-438                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 266 of 1981 of the former Corporation of the Township of West Carleton – 965, 967 and 969 Bayview Drive.

 

2003-439                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend the Official Plan of the former Corporation of the City of Ottawa – Lebreton Flats and to repeal By-law Number 2003-420.

 

2003-440                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend the Official Plan of the (former) City of Kanata, and the Official Plan of the (former) Regional Municipality of Ottawa Carleton – Innovation Drive.

 

2003-441                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa amending the Zoning By‑law, 1998, being By-law Number 93-98 of the old City of Ottawa – 555 Ottawa River Parkway.

 

2003-442                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend Zoning By-law 2002-56 of the former City of Kanata – 44 Edgewater.

 

2003-443                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 132-93 and By-law No. 161-93 of the former Corporation of the City of Kanata – 5025 and 4101 Innovation Drive.

 

2003-444                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend the Zoning By‑law for the Kanata North Business Park, being By-law Number 132-93 of the old City of Kanata – 28 Steacie.

 

2003-445                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to regulate road activity on City highways and to repeal By-law Number 2001-349.

 

2003-446                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to regulate encroachments on City highways.

 

2003-447                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to regulate the use of private approaches.

 

2003-448                 A by-law to extend Part Lot Control Exemption By-law 2001 - 315 (Bellrock Drive, Edenvale Drive, Gray Crescent and Dunn Street) and to repeal By-law Number 2003-389.

 

2003-449                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend the Zoning By‑law, 1998, being By-law Number 93-98 of the old City of Ottawa – 424 Metcalfe.

 

2003-450                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to close part of the Road Allowance between Lots 20 and 21, Concession 10, Geographic Township of Goulbourn, City of Ottawa (Fernbank Road).

 

2003-451                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands on Devonwood Circle, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

2003-452                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend the Zoning By-law for the Urban Area of the City of Nepean, being By-law No. 100-2000 of the former City of Nepean, the Zoning By-law for the Rural Area of the City of Nepean, being By-law No. 73-92 of the former City of Nepean, the March Community Zoning By-law, being By-law No. 74-79 of the former city of Kanata, the Zoning By‑law, being By-law 266 of 1981 of the former Township of West Carleton, the Zoning By‑law, being By-law 40-99 of the former Township of Goulbourn, The City of Gloucester Zoning By-law, being By-law No. 333 of 1999 of the former City of Gloucester, the Rural Zoning By-law, being By-law No. 64-82 of the former Corporation of the City of Cumberland, the Zoning By-law of the former Corporation of the Township of Osgoode, being By-law No. 2003-230 and the Zoning By‑law, being By-law No. 84-77 of the former Township of Rideau – Intensive Hog Farm Operation By-law.

 

2003-453                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate 641-645 Casabella Drive, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

CARRIED with Councillor G. Hunter dissenting on By-law 2003-452.

 

 

Confirmation By-law

MOTION NO. 60/17

 

Moved by Councillor C. Doucet

Seconded by Councillor E. Arnold

 

THAT By-law 2003 - 454 to confirm the proceedings of Council be enacted and passed.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

Adjournment

 

Council adjourned the meeting at 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CITY CLERK

 

MAYOR