OTTAWA CITY COUNCIL

23 June 2004

ANDREW S. HAYDON HALL

1:30 p.m.

 

MINUTES 15

 

 

The Council of the City of Ottawa met at Andrew S. Haydon Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, on 23 June 2004 at 1:30 p.m.

 

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

 

The National Anthem was performed by the Children and Parents Choir from Franco-Jeunesse Elementary School.

 

 

Roll Call

 

ALL MEMBERS WERE PRESENT.

 

 

Confirmation of Minutes

 

The Minutes of the regular Council meeting of 9 June 2004 were confirmed.

 

 

Declarations of Interest Arising from Prior Meetings of Council and Committees

 

No declarations of interest were filed.

 

 

Communications

 

No communications were filed.

 

 

Regrets

 

No regrets were filed.

 

 

Motion to Introduce Committee Reports

 

MOTION NO. 15/1

 

Moved by Councillor D. Holmes

Seconded by Councillor E. El-Chantiry

 

That Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Report 5, Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee Report 12, Emergency and Protective Services Committee Report 6, Health, Recreation and Social Services Committee Reports 6A, 7 and 7A (In Camera), Planning and Environment Committee Report 12 and Transportation Committee Reports 8A and 9 be received and considered.

 

CARRIED

 

 

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORT 5

 

 

1. FOSTER municipal drain aBANDONMENT

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve the attached by-law for the abandonment of the Foster Municipal Drain.

 

CARRIED

 

 


CORPORATE SERVICES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 12

 

1. PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP (P3) PROJECT -
OTTAWA PARAMEDIC SERVICE HEADQUARTERS

 

Committee Recommendations

 

That Council:

 

1. Authorize the Deputy City Manager for Community and Protective Services to finalize the negotiations and conclude and execute all necessary agreements with a subsidiary of Forum Leasehold Partners Inc. for the design, construction, financing and operation of the Ottawa Paramedic Service Headquarters in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Request for Proposal (RFP), the proposal submitted, the subsequent negotiations between the parties, and the framework set out in this report;

 

2. Authorize the City Treasurer on behalf of the City to enter into loan guarantee agreements with a financial institution selected by Forum Leasehold Partners Inc., and satisfactory to the City, to provide financing for the construction of the Ottawa Paramedic Service Headquarters, to be repaid over a period of up to thirty years;

 

3. Designate the Ottawa Paramedic Service Headquarters, to be located at 2465 and 2495 Don Reid Drive, as a Municipal Capital Facility as permitted under section 110 of the Municipal Act and Ontario Regulation 46/94, and that this designation be implemented by way of an Agreement, as set out in recommendation 1, between the City and a subsidiary of Forum Leasehold Partners Inc., and by presenting to Council for enactment of a by-law in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Act and this report;

 

4. Authorize that development charges, site planning and building permit fees, and property taxes, both municipal and education, be exempted under the Municipal Capital Facilities Agreement.

 

CARRIED with Councillors A. Cullen, R. Jellett, C. Doucet and G. Brooks dissenting.

 

 

2. TRANSITION PROGRESS REPORT - FINAL

 

Committee Recommendations

 

1. That Council receive the final Amalgamation Progress and Expenditure Report, found in Document 1 to this report, and;

 

a. Approve the capital budget adjustments as detailed in Document 2

 

b. Approve the closing of capital projects listed in Document 3, the return of funds to funding sources and the funding of deficits as identified

 

c. Approve the final closure of the OTB transition process and;

 

d. Direct the City Manager to forward the report to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in final compliance with the March 2001 agreement.

 

CARRIED

 

 

3. 2004 DEBT FINANCING PROGRAM

 

Committee Recommendations

 

That Council authorize the Chief Corporate Services Officer:

 

1. To proceed with a debenture issue, in an amount of up to $35,000,000 in the Canadian public financial markets during 2004 at an average all in yield estimated to be in the range of 5.50% to 6.25%;

 

2. To incur, pay and distribute all costs associated with this issue;

 

3. To bring forward a by-law for the debenture issue for execution by Council.

 

CARRIED

 

 

4. OPERATING STATUS REPORT - APRIL 30TH

 

Committee Recommendation

 

That Council receive this report for information.

 

RECEIVED

 

 

5. SURPLUS REAL ESTATE DISPOSAL PROGRAM 2001-2003

 

Committee Recommendation

 

That Council receive this report for information.

 

RECEIVED

 

 


6. LEASE OF LAND – 1142 RICHMOND ROAD –
CENTRETOWN CITIZENS OTTAWA CORPORATION

 

Committee Recommendation as amended

 

That Council approve a 50-year lease of the 3,499.5 m2 parcel of vacant land located at 1142 Richmond Road, described as Lots 56 and 57 and part of Lots 54, 55, 58, 59, and 60, Registered Plan 293, City of Ottawa, being Parts 1 and 2 on Reference Plan 4R-18214, estimated to have a market value of $525,000.00, to Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation for the amount of $1.00 per year, subject to suitable terms and conditions being agreed upon, in accordance with terms and conditions highlighted in the Report and other standard terms customary in a long-term lease.

 

CARRIED

 

 

7.                   AppointmentS to The DOWNTOWN RIDEAU BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT

AREA BOARD OF MANAGEMENT

 

Committee Recommendation

 

That Council approve the appointment of Eric Dionne to the Downtown Rideau Business Improvement Area Board of Management for the term expiring November 30, 2006.

 

CARRIED

 

 

8. EAST URBAN COMMUNITY STORM WATER MANAGEMENT FACILITY
POND NO. 3, REDESIGN

 

planning and environment Committee Recommendation

 

That Council approve that the City enter into a front-ending agreement with Jean-Guy Rivard for the redesign of the EUC Pond 3 based upon the principles set forth in Document 1 with the final form and content of the front-ending agreement being to the satisfaction of the General Manager, Planning and Development Department and the City Solicitor.

 

Corporate Services and economic Development Committee
Recommendation

 

That Council approve the expenditure of $150,000 (or less) for the revision to the design of EUC Pond 3 subject to the execution of the front-ending agreement.

 

CARRIED

 

 

9. OFFERS TO PURCHASE - 150 ELGIN / 31 GLOUCESTER -
SUPPLEMENTARY REPORT

 

Committee Recommendations as amended

 

That Council approve:

 

1. The delegation of authority to the City Manager to negotiate an Agreement of Purchase and Sale with Morguard Corporation, based on the “Offer To Purchase" dated 30 January 2004 that was submitted on behalf of Morguard Corporation by Morguard Investments Limited and attached as Annex C (on file with the City Clerk), for the land and building described as Part of Lot 52, Lots 53 to 57, Plan 4556, North Gloucester Street, municipally known as 150 Elgin/31 Gloucester Street ("Friday's Roast Beef House" and adjacent City public parking lot property) and to ensure that the development is done in accordance with the Request for Offers to Purchase (“RFOTP”) and the documents incorporated by reference therein,

 

That additionally:

 

·                    Morguard undertake to work in collaboration with the City’s cultural staff and the arts community to develop affordable live/work space for artists within the artists’ loft development;

 

·                    Morguard undertake to work with cultural services staff within the 1% for Art policy to commission a public art project valued at $60,000 for this site;

 

·                    Criteria be included in the Agreement of Purchase and Sale to ensure that the intended use of the artists’ lofts for art related activities is given first priority.

 

2. That the Ottawa Chamber Music Society is acknowledged as the representative community group for the development of a Festival/Concert Hall in accordance with the Ottawa 20/20 Growth Plan Strategy and will be responsible for:

 

a) Establishing a business plan that demonstrates the viability of constructing and operating a festival/concert hall at 150 Elgin within the parameters of the Morguard offer to purchase;

b) Providing the necessary performance specifications necessary to Morguard in order that it can assess the construction and operating viability of such a facility within the framework of its proposal;

c) Undertaking the required fund-raising to support both the construction and the operation of a Festival/Concert Hall.

 

3. That the Agreement of Purchase and Sale be returned to Council for approval on 22 September 2004 with a report:

 

a) Assessing the viability of the Ottawa Chamber Music Society business plan to construct and operate a “Festival/Concert Hall with acoustics to support performing arts”;

b) Assessing whether the proposed festival/concert hall can be constructed within the parameters set out by the offer to purchase as submitted by Morguard, respecting the financial pro forma, the scheduling, the allocation of community benefit space and the physical envelope of the proposed complex.

 

4. A new Lease with Ken Dolan Incorporated (Friday’s Roast Beef House) for 150 Elgin (The Grant House) for a 10-year term from 1 January 2004 to 31 December 2013 in accordance with the terms attached to this report as Annex A.

 

5. That Committee’s and Council’s decision regarding 150 Elgin Street not preclude or pre-empt any of the other priority projects such as the Orléans (East End) Arts Facility; and

 

6. That staff be directed to transfer the responsibility for the East End Cultural Facility to the Special Projects Group under the Deputy City Manager of Planning and Growth Management to develop opportunities including City-owned lands around the Orléans Client Service Centre with the objective of advancing the construction of this Council priority and that the Deputy City Manager provide an interim report on this initiative in September.

 

MOTION NO. 15/2

 

Moved by Councillor J. Legendre

Seconded by Councillor D. Holmes

 

That the City Solicitor bring forward options for enhanced financial penalties within the Heritage Easement document in September.

 

CARRIED

 

Item 9 of Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee Report 12 was then put to Council and CARRIED as amended by Motion No. 15/2 with Councillors E. El-Chantiry, G. Hunter, G. Brooks, J. Harder, and D. Thompson dissenting and Councillor J. Stavinga dissenting on Recommendations 5 and 6.

 

 


EMERGENCY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT 6

 

 

1. Taxis – taxi cost index and plate numbers - study

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council recommend:

 

1. That the report by Hara Associates Inc. in association with KPMG entitled: “Replacement for Taxi Cost Index and Review of Taxi Plate Numbers”, on file with the City Clerk, be received; and

 

2. That the report recommending a harmonized Taxi By-law, to be presented early in 2005 for implementation in 2006, include a communication plan to assist the Taxi Industry with the introduction of the new taxi regulations. 

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

2. BY-LAW HARMONIZATION – PARKS AND FACILITIES BY-LAW

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

 

That Council approve the Parks and Facilities By-law, attached as Document 1, with an effective date of 1 July 2004, as amended by the following:

 

WHEREAS, at its meeting of May 13th, 2004, EPS Committee considered a draft harmonized Parks and Facilities By-law and accompanying staff report and, at that time, deferred the item pending consultation with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee (PRAC);

 

AND WHEREAS, staff consulted with PRAC at its meeting of May 25th, 2004;

 

AND WHEREAS, in addition, staff has, as a result of further consultations on the draft by-law as well as recent organizational restructuring, noted that clarification of certain wording in the draft Parks and Facilities By-law is in order;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that EPS Committee recommend to Council that:

 

1.                  the effective date of the by-law be amended to August 1, 2004; and,

 

2.                  the draft by-law, attached to the staff report as Document 1, be amended to:

 

a)                  Revise the preamble to read:  “A by-law of the City of Ottawa to regulate and to promote responsible enjoyment and use of parks and facilities.”

 

b)                  Add the following definition of “barbecue”:  means a portable or fixed device designed and intended solely for the cooking of food in the open air, but does not include outdoor fireplaces and campfires.

 

c)                  Add the following definition of “Director”:  means the Director of Parks and Recreation of Community and Protective Services of the City of Ottawa or authorized designates, unless otherwise specified.

 

d)                  Delete the definition of “General Manager”.

 

e)                  Add the following definition of “organized team sport”: means a team sport which operates under the auspices of a league, club or association and has a registration process with designated player rosters.

 

f)                   Replace with “Director”, the words “General Manager” where they appear.

 

g)                  Replace with “Director of Surface Operations”, the words “General Manager of Transportation, Utilities and Public Works” where they appear.

 

h)                  Replace with “Director of Surface Operations”, the words “General Manager” as they appear in Sections 9(5)(d) and 9(6).

 

i)                    Replace with “appropriate footwear”, the words “rubber-soled, non-marking shoes” as they appear in Section 5(6).

 

j)                    Add the following provision:  no person shall use a barbecue in a park, except in areas designated by the Director for that purpose.

 

k)                 Revise Section 3 respecting hours of operation to provide that, where the hours in a park are posted and are different from those provided in the by-law, the posted hours are those that will apply provided that they are not later than 11:00pm or earlier than 5:00am, in which case the hours provided in the by-law will apply.  

 

l)                    Revise Section 5(2), paragraphs (a) and (b) to permit access/use of ball diamonds from May 1 to October 15 and sports fields from May 15 to October 31.

m)                Revise Section 6 to provide that snow vehicles may be permitted in areas and during hours designated by the Director for that purpose.

 

n)                  Revise Section 5 to permit access and use of sports fields for purposes of winter sports, during the winter months provided that the ground is snow covered, the site is not altered and there is no damage to the field.

 

CARRIED with Councillor S. Little dissenting.

 

 

 

3. BY-LAW HARMONIZATION – LICENSING – ADULT ENTERTAINMENT PARLOURS

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

 

That Council approve amendments to Licensing By-law No. 2002-189, as detailed in Document 1, to establish harmonized regulations for the licensing and regulating of Adult Entertainment Parlours, as outlined in Document 1 and as amended by the following:

 

1. WHEREAS, on Monday June 7th, 2004, staff and the Emergency and Protective Services Committee Chair met with representatives of the Dancers’ Equal Rights Association (DERA), to review the final recommendation and proposed Adult Entertainment Parlour regulations;

 

AND WHEREAS, DERA stated its opposition to the licensing of “performers” on the grounds that licensing “dancers” created “privacy” issues and duplicated measures and regulations already in place to prohibit and discourage under aged dancers and illegal activities;

 

AND WHEREAS, staff and the Committee Chair concurs that other regulation is available that can address the issue of under age dancers and other illegal activities; 

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that EPS Committee recommend to Council that the proposed draft by-law be amended to delete the licensing requirement of adult entertainment “performers” and that other regulations and provisions associated with the licensing of “performers” also be deleted.

 

2. WHEREAS, on Monday June 7th, 2004, staff met with representatives of the Dancers’ Equal Rights Association (DERA), to review the final recommendation and proposed Adult Entertainment Parlour regulations;

 

AND WHEREAS, DERA suggested that the floor plan(s) showing the “Designated Entertainment Area(s)” as required in Section 4(e) of the proposed by-law, be posted in the change rooms;

 

AND WHEREAS, the requirement for the approval of floor plan(s) showing the “Designated Entertainment Area(s)” is a new requirement aimed at creating a safer environment, and informing the owners/operators, dancers, and patrons of the areas where performances are permitted;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that EPS Committee recommend to Council that the adult entertainment parlour regulation be amended to require that the staff approved floor plan(s) showing the “designated entertainment area(s)” as required by Section 4(e) of the proposed by-law, be posted by the owner in the “performers’” change rooms and at all public entrances.

 

3. WHEREAS, a number of motions have been approved by the Emergency and Protective Services Committee that will require significant changes to the staff recommendation and the proposed Adult Entertainment Parlour regulation;

 

AND WHEREAS, the impact of the changes may require a number of other provisions of the regulation to be amended, or new provisions added to render the regulation effective;

 

AND WHEREAS, staff may need time to review the impact of the motions on the regulation;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that EPS Committee direct staff to:

a) Create for information purposes a revised draft by-law reflecting the motions approved at Committee;

b) Circulate the revised draft by-law created for information purposes to Members of Council by June 16, 2004, and request that any comments be received by noon June 22, 2004; and

c) Forward a summary of any comments to Members of Council for information prior to formal approval by Council at its meeting of June 23rd, 2004. 

 

The recommendations were divided for voting purposes.

 


Recommendation 1 was CARRIED on a division of 15 YEAS to 4 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (15): Councillors E. El-Chantiry, D. Deans, G. Hunter, M. McRae, R. Jellett,

P. Feltmate, H. Kreling, G. Brooks, S. Little, G. Bédard, M. Bellemare,

J. Stavinga, R. Chiarelli, P. Hume and Mayor Chiarelli.

 

Nays (4): Councillors A. Cullen, D. Holmes, J. Legendre and R. Bloess.

 

Recommendations 2 and 3 were CARRIED.

 

 

 

4. By-law SERVICEs – Appointment of fence viewers By-law

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an Appointment to Fence Viewers By-law, attached as Document 1, with an effective date of July 1st, 2004.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

5. REPEAL OF KANATA LICENSING BY-LAW 87-99

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve the repeal of the following licensing by-law in accordance with the instructions contained in Document 1 and that the repeal be effective at the end of the current license period:

 

(a) Bed and Breakfast (Kanata) – By-law 87-99 – Expiry Date – Dec 31st.

 

CARRIED

 

 


HEALTH, RECREATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT 6A

 

 

1. CITY RECOMMENDATIONS TO MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES RE WILDLIFE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Request that the Ministry of Natural Resources discontinue the practice of “depopulation” or the non-selective killing of wildlife, a practice that would be strongly opposed in urban areas, particularly as it has seen over 9,700 wild animals killed since 1999, with almost all (99.8%) turning out to be healthy;

 

2.                  Ask the Ministry to adopt a “best practices” raccoon rabies programme that provides an effective, cost-efficient and humane strategy such as the Ohio model, now being used as a nationally coordinated method in the United States;

 

3.                  Urge the Ministry to bring Ontario in line with the majority of jurisdictions in North America that consider wildlife rehabilitators as a vital part of their rabies control programme and license wildlife rehabilitators to handle rabies vector species while using universally-accepted standards for the care and release of all wildlife;

 

4.                  Indicate to the Ministry the urgent need to adopt a cooperative approach with municipalities, community organizations and wildlife rehabilitators in providing effective wildlife response based on realistic and progressive public education, not alarmist fear-mongering and the denial of help for people seeking to assist wildlife in distress.

 

CARRIED

 

 


HEALTH, RECREATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT 7

 

 

1. Update on the recommendations of: the right to shelter: the ottawa youth cabinet and housing sub-committee report

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive this report for information.

 

RECEIVED

 

 

 

2. official naming of park site at 74 creek drive as “River Park” (Former township of west carleton)

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve that the park site at 74 Creek Drive in Fitzroy Harbour be named “River Park”.

 

CARRIED

 

 

HEALTH, RECREATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT 7A

 

 

1. advisory committee appointments – arts, heritage and culture advisory committee

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That further to deliberations by the Selection Panel, Council approve the following appointments of individuals to the Arts, Heritage and Culture Advisory Committee.  All voting members’ terms to expire 30 November 2006.

 

Richard Strong

Hélène Boisvert

Jean Bruce

Pierre Brault

Hagit Hadaya

Hourieh Mashayekh

Saeed Toolabi

 

Valerie Hoffman, reserve 1

Tito Medina, reserve 2

 

CARRIED

 

 

PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 12

 



 

1. Summer 2004 Water Wise Education Strategy

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive this report for information.

 

RECEIVED

 

 



 

2. AFFORDABLE HOUSING POLICIES - Official plan amendment and implementation

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

 

That Council:

1. Approve amendments to the new City of Ottawa Official Plan as contained in Document 1.

 

2. Direct staff to monitor the affordable housing market and the production of new affordable residential development through the Annual Development Review to assess the achievement of the Official Plan objectives.

 

3. Direct staff to implement the following planning incentives and direct supports to encourage and promote the achievement of the Official Plan affordable housing policies:

 

i) For new purpose-built rental housing projects, defer payment of building permit fees, parkland levies and development charges for a period of 20 years without interest, on a case by case basis, if 25% or more of the units are provided at rents which fall below the 30th income percentile. An agreement between the proponent and the City is to be registered on title for a period of 20 years to restrict rent increases to the annual provincial rent guidelines for the designated affordable units.  The Agreement shall state that leases for the affordable units be available for viewing by city staff to monitor compliance.  In the event of non-compliance with the terms of the Agreement, fees and levies shall be due and payable immediately with interest charged.

 

ii) For new non-profit rental and not-for-profit sponsored ownership projects, continue to waive payment of planning application fees, building permit fees, and development charges; amend the Parkland By-laws of the former municipalities to waive the Parkland levies.  Explore mechanisms for the deferral, reduction or waiver of such fees and charges to other developers providing affordable housing in addition to those rental housing projects in 3 i); if the development is for homeownership, the units must be affordable on re-sale as well.

 

iii) The preparation of an implementation plan for approval by City Council to provide for increased density or height or both in new development projects in exchange for community benefits, including

affordable housing, as contained in the new Official Plan and enabled by Section 37 of the Planning Act.

 

iv) Propose alternative engineering standards to reduce residential development costs after consulting with private and non-profit developers.

 

v) Ensure the new draft harmonized Zoning By-law promotes:

§                     a greater mix of dwelling types throughout the City;

§                     more flexibility in housing form and design;

§                     increased density within existing buildings and neighbourhoods while respecting existing built form;

§                     rooming houses, group homes, shelter accommodation, retirement homes throughout the City subject to appropriate regulation;

§                     reduced minimum vehicular parking and loading standards for residential development.

 

vi) Amend the City’s Development Review Process to:

 

a) Extend the Cash-in-lieu of Parking By-law on an interim basis, pending its comprehensive review, to areas outside the former City of Ottawa, for affordable housing proposals.

 

b) Delegate to the Director of Planning and Infrastructure Approvals the authority to approve cash-in-lieu of parking applications at a nominal fee of $1.00 per parking space for the provision of affordable housing units.

c) Amend application forms for Plan of Subdivision and Condominium, and Site Plan Control Approval, to require information on the proposed housing mix, tenure and anticipated prices (rental or sale) of any proposed developments containing dwelling units and the length of time any affordable units will remain affordable and what mechanism will be used to achieve this.

 

d) Amend By-law No. 2001-451 respecting other information or materials to be provided for certain planning applications, to reflect the additional information requested as noted in c) above.

 

e) Require all Planning and Environment Committee or delegated authority reports on Plan of Subdivision and Condominium, and Site Plan Control Approval, for applications proposing dwelling units to include an evaluation of how the affordable housing targets in the Official Plan are being met through the proposed development including the length of time any affordable units will remain affordable and what mechanisms will be used to achieve this.

 

4. Direct staff to petition the Federal and Provincial Government to:

 

i) allow municipalities through the provincial planning policy statement to set requirements for a minimum percentage of new housing to be affordable to the 40th income percentile with 15% affordable to the 30th income percentile using a variety of tools such as land dedication, cash-in-lieu, and off-site development;

ii) allow the use of development levies specifically for affordable housing;

iii) allow municipalities to require land dedication for affordable housing, with a provision that land price reflect the value of the land with the affordable housing;

iv) provide a provincial sales tax offset grant on construction materials used in affordable, purpose built rental housing and permanently affordable ownership housing;

v)                  re-examine income and property tax treatment of rental housing with full consultation with affordable housing organizations such as ONPHA, CHFC, CHRA and other industry associations; and,

vi)                provide a GST offset grant or exemption on construction materials in affordable, purpose-built rental housing and permanently affordable ownership housing.

 

5. Direct the Community and Protective Services Department to investigate ways of establishing and implementing a Housing Trust Fund to receive and disperse any development levies, cash in lieu payments and/or land contributions made under Recommendation 3(iii) towards affordable housing, including the evaluation of an oversight board that includes community representatives, and report back to both the Planning and Environment Committee and the Health and Social Services Committee.

 

6.                  Direct Corporate Services and Community and Protective Services Department to undertake an evaluation of the Housing First policy to ensure the City has an effective, transparent and appropriate policy for the disposal of surplus municipal land and including the evaluation of all options such as the ability to land bank for affordable housing.

 

7.                  That the zoning amendment process be initiated to allow secondary suites in all residential zones.

 

CARRIED

 

 



 

3. ZONING - 1653 Manotick Station Road

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former Township of Osgoode Zoning By-Law 2003-230 to change the zoning of 1653 Manotick Station Road from Rural Exception (RU-198) to Country Estate - Exception (CE-XX) and Hazard (HAZ) as shown on Documents 1 and 2 and detailed in Document 3.

 

CARRIED

 

 



 

4. ZONING - 2150 Montreal road

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Gloucester Zoning By-Law to rezone the property at 2150 Montreal Road from Community Commercial Cc1 (E5) to a new exception zone Community Commercial Cc1 (E37) which will add a "medical or dental office" as a permitted main use along with the existing permitted uses as detailed in Document 3.

 

CARRIED

 



 

5. ZONING - 1723 Queensdale Avenue

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Gloucester By-law No. 333 of 1999 to change the zoning of 1723 Queensdale Avenue from ‘Rs3’ (Residential, Single Dwelling) Zone to ‘Rd-1-XX’ Exception Zone (Residential, Double Dwelling) Zone as shown in Document 1 and detailed in Document 3.

 

CARRIED

 

 



 

6. ZONING - 2050 Scott Street / 323 Winona Avenue

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Ottawa Zoning By-Law, 1998, to change the zoning of 2050 Scott Street and 323 Winona Avenue from a General Commercial CG[639] and a Residential R4C F(0.5) zone to a General Commercial CG H(24.0) exception zone as detailed in Document 3 and shown in Document 1.

 

CARRIED

 

 



 

7. ZONING - 820 Clyde avenue

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Ottawa Zoning By-Law (1998) to change the zoning of 820 Clyde Avenue from IG[291] F(1.0) H(10.7), General Industrial Zone to CD F(2.0), District Linear Commercial Zone as detailed in Document 3.

 

CARRIED

 

 



 

8. ZONING - 1173, 1179, 1189 and 1195 CARP ROAD

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former Township of Goulbourn Zoning By-law to change the zoning of part of 1189 Carp Road from "Highway Commercial" (CH) to "Highway Commercial, Exception 4" (CH-4), to change the zoning of part of 1179 Carp Road from "Highway Commercial, Exception 4" (CH-4) to "Highway Commercial" (CH) and to replace the zone provisions of the "Highway Commercial, Exception 4" (CH-4) Zone as detailed in Document 4.

 

CARRIED

 

 



 

9. ZONING - 3843 and 3845 Panmure Road

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former Township of West Carleton Zoning By-Law 266-81, for a Temporary Use By-law to change the zoning of 3843 - 3845 Panmure Road from Rural, RU to Rural, RU-x to permit a detached accessory dwelling unit (garden suite) to be occupied by seniors, for a three-year period, as shown in Document 1 and detailed in Document 3, subject to the following condition:

 

That, prior to the by-law proceeding to Council, the owner enter into an agreement with the City of Ottawa, as specified by Section 39.1(1) of the Planning Act, setting out that:

i. the accessory dwelling unit is to be occupied exclusively by the owner's grandparents;

ii. the accessory dwelling unit is to be removed at the end of the three-year period, unless an extension has been requested and approved by City Council, prior to the expiry of the Temporary Use By-law; and 

iii. the accessory dwelling unit is to be removed at such time as it is no longer required by the occupants, at any time prior to the expiry of the three year period. 

 

CARRIED

 

 



 

10. APPLICATION UNDER THE ONTARIO HERITaGE ACT TO alter 724 MANOR AVENUE IN THE ROCKCLIFFE PARK HERITAGE CONSERVATION DISTRICt

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve the application to alter 724 Manor Avenue in the Rockcliffe Park Heritage Conservation District in accordance with the plans included as Document 5 and received on May 10, 2004.

 

CARRIED

 

 



 

11. APPLICATION FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION IN THE ROCKcLIFFE PARK HERITAGE CONSERVATION DISTRICT AT 45 LAKEWAY DRIVE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1. approve the application for the demolition of the house at 45 Lakeway Drive in the Rockcliffe Park Heritage Conservation District.

 

2. approve the application for the construction of a new house at 45 Lakeway Drive, Rockcliffe Park Heritage Conservation District in accordance with the plans received on May 17, 2004.

 

CARRIED

 

 



 

12. Notification of OMB PRE-HEARING ON THE OFFICIAL PLAN

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive this report for information.

 

RECEIVED

 

 




 

13. SIGN BY-LAW MINOR VARIANCE - 42 Montreal Road

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve a Minor Variance to Signs By-law 3256, of the former City of Vanier, to allow two canopy signs to project 1.05 metres above the gas-bar canopy structure and to permit three fascia signs located on the kiosk to be less than the required 2 metre height above grade.

 

CARRIED

 

 


 

14. SIGN BY-LAW MINOR VARIANCE - 114A GLOUCESTER STREET

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve a Minor Variance to Signs By-law 36-2000, of the former City of Ottawa, to allow wall signage with internal illumination instead of external illumination and permit a canopy sign with an area of 1.9 square metres instead of the maximum area allowed of 1.5 square metres.

 

CARRIED

 

 



 

15. SIGN BY-LAW MINOR VARIANCE - 3766 Fallowfield Road

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve a Minor Variance to Signs By-law 02-99, of the former City of Nepean, to allow two canopy signs to project 1.05 metres above the gas-bar canopy structure instead of the .5 metre maximum and to permit two ground signs with a height of 4 metres instead of the 3 metre maximum.

 

CARRIED

 

 


TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT 8A

 



 

1. FLEET EMISSION REDUCTION STRATEGY UPDATE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1. Receive for information the attached Fleet Services report on the update of the approved 2002 Fleet Emission Reduction Strategy.

 

2. Approve the updated strategy as the 2004 Fleet Emission Reduction Strategy as follows:

 

a. Long-Term (11-20 years) –

i. Convert the urban transit bus fleet to near-zero emission fuel-cell technology.

 

b. Mid-Term (4-10 years) –

i. Introduce hybrid diesel-electric urban transit buses in transit service, and

ii. Conduct preparatory work to implement the long-term strategy.

 

c. Short-Term (1-3 years) –

i. Monitor the cost of bio-diesel fuel for possible implementation, if economically feasible,

ii. Participate in government-led retrofit programs that target emission reduction from older transit buses, and

iii. Execute the multi-phased implementation plan for hybrid diesel-electric technology.

 

CARRIED

 

 



 

2. WAIVER TO THE ENCROACHMENT BY-LAW 2003-446 – holy redeemer church, 44 rothesay drive on the eagleson road frontage

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve that Sections 3 (1), 3 (2) and 6 (2)(c) of the Encroachment By-law 2003-446, Section 3 (4) of the Use and Care of Roads By-law 2003-498 and Section 7 (k) of the Traffic and Parking By-law 2003-530 be waived to permit the construction of a parking lot expansion at the Holy Redeemer Church on the Eagleson Road frontage, as per the submitted plan, subject to the following conditions:

 

1.                  The property owner agrees to obtain the required municipal approval for Site Plan Amendment prior to any construction.

 

2.                  The property owner enter into an encroachment agreement with the City of Ottawa (in the general form of the attached agreement) for the proposed encroachment, to be registered against title, and agrees to pay a one-time fee of $5,400.00, plus registration fees, to offset municipal costs associated with the review and assessment of this application.

 

3.                  The property owner agrees to maintain this parking lot expansion in accordance with Municipal Property Standards By-law and keep it free from snow, at no cost to the City of Ottawa.

 

4.                  The owner agrees to remove the encroachment at such time that the city of Ottawa requires the road allowance for grade separation in the construction of future utility and transit corridor, or for any other municipal purpose at this location, at no cost to the City.

 

5.                  The property owner agrees to provide the City with complete digital drawings of the proposed encroachment, complete with utility locates, in order to accommodate a full utility circulation in order that Municipal consent can be provided for the actual construction.

 

6.                  That the owner acknowledges and agrees to indemnify and save harmless the City of Ottawa for all losses, damages, costs and expenses of every nature and kind whatsoever arising from or in consequence of the parking lot expansion in the Eagleson Road road allowance, whether or not such loss, damages, costs or expenses incurred by reason of the negligence of the owner or its employees contractors or agents, and whether such loss, damages, costs or expenses are sustained by the City of Ottawa or the owner or their several and respective employees, workers, servants and agents, or any other person or persons, corporation or corporations whatsoever.

 

7.                  That the owner acknowledges and agrees to be responsible and liable for any damage caused to this proposed parking lot within the Eagleson Road road allowance howsoever it may be caused by the City of Ottawa’s maintenance operations.

 

8.                  That the City enters into this agreement with the applicant on the basis that and only for so long as the owner of the property is a church organization and a community institution and that the continuation of the agreement is based on this ownership and use.

 

CARRIED

 

 



 

3. MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION UPDATE ON THE OTTAWA QUEENSWAY PRELIMINARY DESIGN STUDY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT - FROM HWY 416 TO ANDERSON ROAD - PRESENTATION OF TECHNICALLY PREFERRED ALTERNATIVES

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council request that the Ministry of Transportation:

 

1. Recognize its obligation with respect to the Hunt Club/417 Interchange and include this work in the Design Study and Environmental Assessment.

 

2. Expedite its portion of remediating the ‘split’ at the 417/174 to fit with the City of Ottawa’s proposed improvements on #174.

 

CARRIED with Councillors D. Deans, M. McRae and C. Doucet dissenting.

 

 

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT 9

 



 

1. NORTH-SOUTH CORRIDOR LRT PROJECT (RIDEAU CENTRE TO BARRHAVEN TOWN CENTRE) ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT – TERMS OF REFERENCE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONs

 

A. That Council approve:

 

1. The Terms of Reference for the North-South Corridor LRT Project (Rideau Centre to Barrhaven Town Centre) Environmental Assessment, subject to the following amendments:

 

a)                  In Section 4.5 add an extra bullet - “Human health impacts” in the Natural Environment Segment;

b)                  In Sub-Section 4.7.4, Environmental Compatibility, add an extra bullet - “Climatic Impacts”;

c)                  In Sub-Section 4.7.5 add an extra bullet “Impact on existing bus routings and schedules”; and,

 

2. The direction of Staff to submit the Terms of Reference, as amended, to the Minister of the Environment for approval in accordance with Section 6 (1) of the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act.

 

B. 1. That the City include the following question in the Information Package to local candidates for the federal election on city issues and priorities:

“If elected, will you commit to providing the promised federal funds for the expansion of the North-South Light Rapid Transit project, which is the City’s number one transportation priority?”

 

2. That candidates be asked to provide a response before 4:30 p.m. on June 23rd;

 

3. That City Staff be directed to distribute the results of the entire information package in the form of a Media Release.

 

CARRIED

 

 



 

2. WAIVER TO THE PRIVATE APPROACH BY-LAW 2003-447 FOR 45 SPENCER STREET

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve the following waiver of the City of Ottawa Private Approach By-Law 2003-447:

 

Section 25 (l)(i) to permit a second two-way access to be located on Spencer Street that is less than 30.0 metres from another private approach to the same property.

 

CARRIED

 

 

Motion to Adopt Reports

 

MOTION NO. 15/3

 

Moved by Councillor D. Holmes

Seconded by Councillor E. El-Chantiry

 

That Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Report 5, Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee Report 12, Emergency and Protective Services Committee Report 6, Health, Recreation and Social Services Committee Reports 6A, 7 and 7A (In Camera), Planning and Environment Committee Report 12 and Transportation Committee Reports 8A and 9 be received and adopted as amended.

 

CARRIED

 

 

Motions (Requiring Suspension of the Rules of Procedure)

 

MOTION NO. 15/4

 

Moved by Councillor D. Holmes

Seconded by Councillor E. El-Chantiry

 

THAT the Rules of Procedure be suspended to consider and approve the following Motion:

 

That City Council resolve In Camera respecting the governance of the Ottawa Community Housing Corporation pursuant to Section 13(1)(b), personal matters about identifiable individuals, and (f), the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, of Procedure By-law 2003-589.

 

CARRIED

 

MOTION NO. 15/5

 

Moved by Councillor D. Holmes

Seconded by Councillor E. El-Chantiry

 

WHEREAS the City of Ottawa, as sole Shareholder (“The Shareholder”) of Ottawa Community Housing Corporation (“OCHC”, or “The Corporation”) issued direction to the Board of Directors (“The Board”) in July 2002 stating the expectations of the Corporation to meet Shareholder objectives;

 

AND WHEREAS the Shareholder has raised a number of concerns directly with members of the Board and the General Manager of OCHC regarding matters related to the operations of the Corporation, particularly with regard to levels of service for property maintenance, tenant relations, budget directions and reporting;

 

AND WHEREAS the Shareholder is not satisfied that the above and related concerns have been sufficiently addressed or actioned by the current Board or the current General Manager consistent with the Shareholder Direction,

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the following direction be given to staff:

 

1.                  That staff be directed to amend the articles of incorporation of the Ottawa Community Housing Corporation (the “O.C.H.C.”) to provide that the minimum number of directors be three and the maximum number be 14.

 

2. That staff be directed to give notice to all directors of the O.C.H.C. that a proposal will be submitted to the annual general meeting to be held on July 14, 2004:

 

(a)               To fix the number of directors at seven plus the Mayor as an ex-officio member, in accordance with proposed shareholders’ direction to be considered at the annual general meeting, to amend the by-laws of the O.C.H.C. to reduce the minimum number of directors to three and to provide the power to suspend the provisions relating to categories of directors for a period of up to 18 months;

(b)               To remove the following directors from office:

(i) Stéphane Émard-Chabot

(ii) Ewan Evans

(iii) Gail Church

(iv) Audrey Robinson

(v) Georges Bédard

(vi) Carole-Anne Campbell

(vii) Mayor Bob Chiarelli

(viii) Alex Cullen

(ix) Munir Hossain

(x) Robin Souchen

(xi) Peter Stockdale

(xii)           Evelyn Towers

(xiii)         Bob Brown

(xiv)         Judy Gervais

(c)                To appoint seven directors of the Board, in accordance with proposed shareholder direction to be considered at the annual general meeting.

 

CARRIED with Councillor A. Cullen dissenting.

 

 

MOTION NO. 15/6

 

Moved by Councillor D. Holmes

Seconded by Councillor E. El-Chantiry

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT notice be given of the intent to amend the Shareholder Direction of the Ottawa Community Housing Corporation at its meeting of July 14, 2004, in the form attached as Schedule “A”.

 

Schedule “A”

 

Proposed Directives and Terms of Reference

Interim Managing Board

Ottawa Community Housing Corporation

 

 

Shareholder Objectives and Direction

 

A.                 An interim Board of Directors is appointed to direct, on an ongoing basis, for a period of between 8 and 12 months commencing as soon as possible, to, in general terms;

(i)                 As soon as possible review the management of the corporation with a view to immediately improving same.

(ii)               On a priority basis, upgrade the high-rise housing stock (both seniors-only and mixed) to an acceptable standard of repair.

(iii)             On a temporary and /or permanent basis, immediately assess the requirement for and implement security measures to secure the residences from unauthorized guests and visitors.

(iv)             Retain the necessary professional assistance to ensure that all tenancies are in order and are occupied only by those tenants authorized under leases to occupy the premises.

(v)               Prepare, or cause to be prepared, in a timely manner (not to exceed 8 months), a status report in accordance with industry standards on the condition and state of repair of the housing stock owned or under the control of the housing corporation, including high-rise, family and scattered units.

(vi)             Recommend to the Shareholder, at an appropriate time, a permanent governance structure.

(vii)           Take immediate steps to reduce rent receivables to satisfactory financial standards.

 

B. (i) The Interim Board shall consist of 7 persons:  4 Councillors, 3 non-Councillors (not on the current Board); and, in the absence of being able to fill any of the above positions, then such positions to be filled at large; the Mayor to be an ex-officio member of the Board.

(ii)               An Interim Voluntary Tenant Advisory Group of 7 tenants shall be appointed from the tenants’ associations or at large with priority of membership given to tenant representatives on the current Board.

(iii)             The Shareholder shall appoint an Interim Advisory Working Group to collaborate and coordinate between the Interim Board, the General Manager of OCHC, and the Shareholder and such Shareholder Working Group shall consist of the Chair of the HRSS, the City Manager, the Director of Housing Policy, and the Mayor ex-officio.

(iv)             The Chair of the Interim Board shall provide monthly updates in writing to the Corporate Services Committee and shall be available to answer questions with respect to same.

 

C. (i) The Interim Board shall have the authority to make necessary decisions to implement the terms of this direction, including accessing any portion of the corporation’s reserves to fund same.

(ii) The general intent of this direction is for the Interim Board to stabilize management, to put a plan in place to ensure that the housing stock has adequate maintenance standards and security and to create a governance structure which is efficient and responsive to the needs of the tenants and the Shareholder (Council).

 

CARRIED with Councillor A. Cullen dissenting.

 

 

MOTION NO. 15/7

 

Moved by Councillor A. Cullen

Seconded by Councillor J. Stavinga

 

THAT the Rules of Procedure be suspended to consider and approve the following Motion:

 

WHEREAS the CKCU Ottawa Folk Festival is being hosted at Britannia Park, located at 2805 Carling Avenue, on August 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th, 2004, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. on August 26th and 27th, 2004, and between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. August 28th and 29th, 2004, and a request for noise exemption has been received for the duration of the event until 1:00 a.m.;

 

AND WHEREAS exemption from subsections 23(1) and 24(3) of the old Corporation of the City of Ottawa Noise By-law Number 3-97 is required to allow the use of sound reproduction devices which may surpass the allowed 55 decibel level, but will not exceed 65 decibels, in effect until 11:00 p.m. or which may disturb the peace and comfort of a resident after 11:00 p.m.;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the provisions of subsection 23(1) and 24(3) of the City of Ottawa Noise By-law Number 3-97 shall not apply so as to preclude the use of sound reproduction devices during the CKCU Ottawa Folk Festival being held at Britannia Park, located at 2805 Carling Avenue, which may exceed 55 dBA, but will not exceed 65 dBA, when measured at the property line of a business person or person whose peace and comfort is disturbed before 11:00 p.m. or disturbs the peace and comfort of a resident whose peace and comfort is disturbed after 11:00 p.m. on the dates of  August 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th, 2004. 

 

CARRIED

Notices of Motion (For Consideration at Subsequent Meeting)

 

Moved by Councillor G. Brooks

Seconded by Councillor D. Thompson

 

WHEREAS, the amalgamation of the City of Ottawa was forced upon the former 11 municipalities and the Region of Ottawa-Carleton;

 

AND WHEREAS, some communities, including rural communities, still question the benefits of amalgamation;

 

AND WHEREAS, although the City of Ottawa conducted a Universal Program Review, the benefits of amalgamation have never been clearly identified and quantified;

 

AND WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Ottawa is morally obligated to demonstrate to the residents that they are receiving value for money;

 

AND WHEREAS, the residents of the City of Ottawa deserve and require accurate information on the benefits of amalgamation;

 

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Ottawa requests that the Province conduct an independent third party public review of the benefits of amalgamation, with the results to be released to the public no later than May 31, 2006.

 

 

Moved by Councillor P. Hume

Seconded by Councillor D. Holmes

 

WHEREAS on June 22, 2004 the Planning and Environment Committee carried a recommendation that approved a cash contribution in lieu of providing all of the required parking at 1176 Bank Street;

 

AND WHEREAS the approved contribution $36,400.00;

 

AND WHEREAS the applicant, Mr. Tony Campanale, has worked diligently with community representatives, the office of the ward Councillor and city staff to create a community friendly Main Street development in keeping with the zoning requirements in Ottawa’s Official Plan and the Bank Street Zoning Study for Old Ottawa South;

 

AND WHEREAS the Community, including the Planning Committee of the Old Ottawa South Community Association, believe that the applicant is being held accountable to guidelines that do not take into consideration some of the exceptional circumstances of the proposal;

 

AND WHEREAS one of the principal objectives of densification in older neighbourhoods and a greener city is to create residential and commercial spaces that are less dependent on the automobile and more dependent on Public Transit and other pedestrian modes of transportation;

 

AND WHEREAS the Old Ottawa South community currently enjoys a high rate of car-less residents due to its close proximity to Carleton University and downtown destinations that are both well served by public transit.  The bus stop is located right in front of this location, making it even more attractive for its intended tenants;

 

AND WHEREAS it should be noted that units are priced within the range proposed in the definition of affordable housing.  Ranging in size from 580 to 850 square feet, and priced between $900 and $1050, these units fall within the targeted market rent of $1063 that has been approved at Planning and Environment Committee and will likely be accepted at Council on the 23rd of June;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the contribution approved by Planning and Environment Committee be reduced to $1 per space for a total of $14.00.

 

 

Moved by Councillor R. Bloess

Seconded by Councillor J. Legendre

 

WHEREAS staff has been instructed by Council to make tendering more competitive;

 

AND WHEREAS, PVC piping has been shown to have competitive guidelines and economical benefits;

 

BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED that staff expand tender specifications for large diameter pipes and report to Committee on which projects have included specifications which would allow PVC pipes to be used and to report where PVC was specifically excluded.

 

 


By-laws Three Readings

 
MOTION NO. 15/8

 

Moved by Councillor D. Holmes

Seconded by Councillor E. El-Chantiry

 

That the following by-laws be enacted and passed:

 

2004-268                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to dedicate and lay out certain lands as common and public highways in the City of Ottawa (Wilbert Cox Drive).

 

2004-269                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to dedicate and lay out certain lands as common and public highways in the City of Ottawa (Brightside Avenue and Hartsmere Drive).

 

2004-270                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to dedicate and lay out certain lands as common and public highways in the City of Ottawa (Rochelle Drive).

 

2004-271                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to close part of Lot 15, Concession 1 (Ottawa Front); Part of Road Allowance between Concessions 1 & 2 (Ottawa Front) and Part of the 10 foot road widening Registered Plan 404887, Geographic Township of Nepean, now City of Ottawa.

 

2004-272                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2004-230 to establish the tax levy for the year 2004 for the professional sports facility property tax class.

 

2004-273                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2004-231 to establish the tax levy for the year 2004 for the City of Ottawa’s share of the costs of the conservation authorities for the professional sports facility property tax class.

 

2004-274                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2004-232 to establish a special levy for fire protection and prevention in the urban service area for the year 2004 for the professional sports facility property tax class.

 

2004-275                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2004-233 to establish a special levy for public transportation within the area known as the Urban Transit Area for the year 2004 for the professional sports facility property tax class.

 

2004-276                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to regulate the use of parks and facilities.

 

2004-277                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2004-134 respecting appraisal fees for cash-in-lieu of parkland.

 

2004-278                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2004-160 respecting appraisal fees for cash-in-lieu of parkland.

 

2004-279                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to provide for the abandonment of drainage works in the City of Ottawa – Foster Municipal Drain.

 

2004-280                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate 2200 Portobello Boulevard, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

2004-281                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate 5365 Innes Road, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

2004-282                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate 235, 237, 239, 241, 243, 245, 247, 261, 263, 265, 267, 269, and 271 Meadowbreeze Drive, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

2004-283                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate 220 Meadowlilly Road, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

2004-284                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend Zoning By-law No 2003 of 230 to lift a holding zone in respect of Apple Orchard Road, Fox Valley Road, Faircrest Meadows, Village of Greely.

 

2004-285                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend Zoning By-law No. 95-2000 of the former Township of Osgoode, to lift a holding zone in respect of 1216 Old Prescott Road.

 

2004-286                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa amending the Zoning By‑law of the former Corporation of the Township of Osgoode, being By-law Number 2003-230 of the City of Ottawa, for the purpose of changing the zoning in effect over 1653 Manotick Station Road.

 

2004-287                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend The City of Gloucester Zoning By-law, being By-law 333 of 1999 of the former City of Gloucester, for the purpose of changing the zoning in effect over 2150 Montreal Road.

 

2004-288                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend The City of Gloucester Zoning By-law, being By-law 333 of 1999 of the former City of Gloucester, for the purpose of changing the zoning in effect over 1723 Queensdale Avenue.

 

2004-289                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend the Zoning By-law, being By-law No. 40-99 of the former Township of Goulbourn for the properties known municipally as 1179 and 1189 Carp Road.

 

2004-290                 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 for the properties known municipally as 2052 Scott Street and 323 Winona Avenue.

 

2004-291                 A by‑law of the City of Ottawa amending the Zoning By‑law, being By-law Number 40/99 of the former township of Goulbourn - 1807 Stittsville Main Street.

 

2004-292                 A by‑law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2004-60 to appoint Municipal Law Enforcement Officers in accordance with private property parking enforcement.

 

2004-293                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa respecting the appointment of fence viewers.

 

2004-294                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2001-16 to appoint certain Municipal Law Enforcement Officers in the By-law Services Branch of the Department of Emergency and Protective Services.

 

CARRIED

 

 

Confirmation By-law

 

MOTION NO. 15/9

 

Moved by Councillor D. Holmes

Seconded by Councillor E. El-Chantiry

 

THAT By-law 2004 – 295 to confirm the proceedings of Council be enacted and passed.

 

CARRIED

 

 

Inquiries

 

The following inquiries were raised:

 

From Councillor A. Cullen to Mayor Chiarelli respecting maintenance and security issues provided to Ottawa Community Housing in September 2003.

 

From Councillor A. Cullen to the General Manager, Ottawa Community Housing Corporation, respecting provision of information to Members of Council prior to the Shareholder meeting on 14 July 2004.

 

From Councillor A. Cullen to the General Manager, Ottawa Community Housing Corporation, respecting provision of audit information regarding Ottawa Housing stock transferred to the City of Ottawa.

 

From Councillor A. Cullen to the General Manager, Ottawa Community Housing Corporation, respecting Ottawa Community Housing Corporation Board meeting attendance statistics 2002-2004.

 

From Councillor A. Cullen to the Corporate Secretary and General Counsel, Ottawa Hydro, respecting Hydro Ottawa Board meeting attendance statistics.

 

From Councillor A. Cullen to the Corporate Secretary and General Counsel, Ottawa Hydro, respecting remuneration paid to the Chair of Hydro Ottawa.

 

From Councillor R. Bloess to the City Manager respecting issuance of taxi chits for emergency purposes.

 

 

Adjournment

 

Council adjourned the meeting at 4:43 p.m. with the following Members of Council present:

 

Councillors E. El-Chantiry, A. Cullen, D. Deans, R. Jellett, P. Feltmate, H. Kreling,

G. Brooks, D. Holmes, J. Harder, S. Little, G. Bédard, M. Bellemare, J. Stavinga,

R. Chiarelli, D. Thompson, J. Legendre, P. Hume, R. Bloess and Mayor Chiarelli.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CITY CLERK

 

MAYOR