OTTAWA CITY COUNCIL

30 November 2005

ANDREW S. HAYDON HALL

11:00 a.m.

 

MINUTES 46

 

 

The Council of the City of Ottawa met at Andrew S. Haydon Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, on 30 November 2005 at 1:00 p.m.

 

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

 

The National Anthem was performed by the Grade 11 vocal class from Canterbury High School.

 

 

Announcements/Ceremonial Activities

 

RECOGNITION - COUNCILLOR GORD HUNTER, CERTIFICATE OF COMMENDATION

 

Mayor Chiarelli recognized Councillor Hunter on the anniversary of his 25 years in public office. 

 

RECOGNITION - M. RICK O'CONNOR, CERTIFICATE OF COMMENDATION

 

Mayor Chiarelli presented a Certificate of Commendation to Rick O’Connor, Deputy City Clerk, in recognition of his being accredited as a Certified Municipal Officer by the Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario. 

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT – INTERNATIONAL DELEGATION

 

Councillor Bloess recognized international delegates visiting Ottawa to attend the annual conference the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

 

 

Roll Call

 

ALL MEMBERS WERE PRESENT EXCEPT COUNCILLOR D. THOMPSON.

 

 


Confirmation of Minutes

 

The Minutes of the In Camera meetings of 4 and 9 November 2005 and the regular Council meetings of 21 October, 4 and 9 November 2005 were confirmed.

 

 

Declarations of pecuniary interest including those originally arising from prior meetings

 

No declarations of interest were filed.

 

 

Communications

 

The following communications were received:

 

·                    Listing of Outstanding Standing Committee/Council Inquiries December 2003 to September 30, 2005.

 

·                    AMO Alert – Canada-Ontario-Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund Intake Two Update

 

·                    AMO Alert – OMB Reform

 

·                    AMO Alert - OMERS - Bill 206 - AMO's Standing Committee Presentation

 

·                    AMO Alert - Historic Canada-Ontario Immigration Agreement Recognizes Municipal Interests

 

·                    AMO Alert - Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors Calls on Government to Fulfill Election Promise

 

 

Regrets

 

The following Member of Council advised that he would be absent from the Council meeting on the date indicated:

 

Councillor D. Thompson                                                                                         30 November 2005

 

 


Motion to Introduce Committee Reports

 

MOTION NO. 46/1

 

Moved by Councillor S. Little

Seconded by Councillor D. Deans 

 

That Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Report 15, Emergency and Protective Services Committee Report 16, Health, Recreation and Social Services Committee Reports 26A, 27 and 27A (In Camera), Planning and Environment Committee Reports 39A, 39B (In Camera), 40 and 40A (In Camera) and Transportation Committee Reports 29A, 30 and 30A (In Camera) be received and considered;

 

And that the Rules of Procedure be suspended to receive and consider Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee Reports 39 and 39A (In Camera) and the Chief Corporate Services Officer’s Report - Operating Status And Forecast Report - September 30, 2005.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORT 15

 



 

1.             WAMMES BRANCH OF THE MORRISON – PETTAPIECE MUNICIPAL DRAIN

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council give third reading to the Wammes Branch of the Morrison-Pettapiece Municipal Drain By-law. 

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

CORPORATE SERVICES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 39

 

     

1.             REVIEW OF THE ELECTION-RELATED RESOURCES POLICY

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to clause 1(c) of the Election-Related Resources Policy by adding an article (iii) to read as follows:

 

The prohibitions set out in clause 1(b) are not applicable to a Member of Council who is acclaimed, or who is retiring from public office and therefore not a candidate in the next election.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

     

2.             BARRHAVEN Business Improvement ARea board of management - appointments

 

Committee recommendationS

 

That Council:

 

1.         Appoint the Councillor for Ward 3, Bell-South Nepean, as its representative on the Barrhaven Business Improvement Area for the balance of the term of Council; and

 

2.         Approve the appointment of the following individuals to the Barrhaven Business Improvement Area Board of Management for the term expiring November 30, 2006:

 

·                    Dr. Michael Carreira of Marketplace Family Chiropractic Centre

·                    Mr. Tom Moss of Fiamma Restaurant

·                    Mr. Willy Bagnell of Edward Jones

·                    Mr. Ken Ross of Ross’ Independent Grocer

·                    Mr. Thomas R. West of Thomas R. West, CGA, Professional Corporation and of SRED Solutions Inc.

·                    Mr. Jacques Duplain of The Financial Consultants Group

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

           

3.             APPOINTMENTS TO THE DOWNTOWN RIDEAU BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA BOARD                 OF MANAGEMENT

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve the appointment of Bill Smith and Anthony Macpherson to the Downtown Rideau Business Improvement Area Board of Management for the term expiring November 30, 2006. 

                                                                                                CARRIED

           

4.             LONG TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE PLAN

 

 

Committee recommendationS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve that the City of Ottawa adopt a self-insured LTDI model effective April 1, 2006 for the largest LTDI plan which covers employees associated with the Ottawa-Carleton Public Employee Union Local 503 (CUPE 503), the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1760 (ATU 1760), Supervisory/Administrative Exempt Group, the Civic Institute of Professional Personnel (CIPP), the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 471 (IATSE), the Ottawa Professional Fire Fighters' Association (OPFFA) and  Management Professional Exempt (MPE).

 

2.         Approve 1 additional Full Time Equivalent position to support the administration of the self-insured LTDI model, which would be funded from the current LTDI budget.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

     

5.             HUMAN RESOURCE PLAN 2005

 

 

Committee recommendationS AS AMENDED

 

That Council:

 

1.                    Receive the Human Resource 2005 Plan for information;

 

2.         WHEREAS the FTE count is not a definitive number for Elected Representatives since each Elected Official's office has a budget which can be used for hiring staff or purchased services;

 

AND WHEREAS the FTE count does not provide the total picture of staff in Elected Officials' offices as it is recognized that Councillors can staff according to their needs within their budget envelope;

 


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the FTE count will no longer be displayed for Elected Representatives in future Human Resource Plans or Budget documents.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 


               

6.             FEDERAL GAS TAX

 

Committee recommendationS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve the signing of the Municipal Funding Agreement for the Transfer of Federal Gas Tax Revenues Under the New Deal for Cities and Communities;

 

2.                  Approve the by-law authorizing the signing of the Municipal Funding Agreement for the Transfer of Federal Gas Tax Revenues Under the New Deal for Cities and Communities.

 

3.                  Delegate the authority to the City Treasurer to make the appropriate transfer of funding within the 2005 Capital Budget by December 31, 2005 in order to ensure compliance with the federal gas tax funding rules.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 


 

7.             2006 CITY OF OTTAWA MUNICIPAL ACCESSIBILITY PLAN

 

Committee recommendationS

 

That Council approve:

 

1.                  Subject to the 2006 budget process, the 2006 City of Ottawa Municipal Accessibility Plan (COMAP) for implementation, as required by the Province’s Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA).

 

2.         Subject to the 2006 budget process, the human resource requirements to support the identification and barrier removal work as required by legislation, by establishing a full time Accessibility Inventory Officer, 1.0 FTE, and a part time Data Entry Clerk, 0.6 FTE, to be located in the Real Property Asset Management Branch (RPAM), Corporate Services Portfolio.

3.         That Ottawa Community Housing be requested to report to City Council on its plan to conform with the Province’s Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and indicate its budget requirements.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 


               

8.             AGREEMENT OF PURCHASE AND SALE - 150 Elgin

 

Committee recommendationS

 

That Council approve:

 

1.                  An amendment to the Agreement of Purchase and Sale / Development Agreement, dated 25 November 2004, between the City and Morguard Corporation based on the terms and conditions set out in Annex “A” attached to this report.

 

2.                  The delegation of authority to the City Manager to finalize and execute the amended Agreement of Purchase and Sale / Development Agreement with Morguard Corporation.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 


     

9.             LIVESTOCK VALUATION – ADMINISTRATION OF THE LIVESTOCK, POULTRY AND HONEY BEE protection Act

 

Committee recommendationS

 

1.                  That Council:

 

a)                  Approve the reimbursement of livestock producers of the difference between the actual amount awarded and the amount identified by the recommended provincial guidelines in relation to the calculation of compensation for livestock losses, under the Livestock, Poultry and Honey Bee Protection Act, since and including 2001, totaling up to $55,000.00; and,

 

b)                  Subject to the approval of a), petition the Province to reimburse the City of Ottawa that amount.

 

2.                  That Council:

 

a)                  Approve the appointment of up to twelve (12) livestock valuers, from the community, to administer the provincial Livestock, Poultry and Honey Bee Protection Act on behalf of the City, subject to approval of $5,000.00 for that purpose; and,

 

b)                  Petition the Province to, commencing in 2006, reimburse the City of Ottawa for costs incurred annually in the administration of the Livestock, Poultry and Honey Bee Protection Act.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 


     

10.          OTTAWA BUSINESS CONTACT PROGRAM SUMMARY

 

Committee recommendationS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Review and endorse the list of priorities and action items appended to this report as Document 1 “2005/2006 WORK PLAN” as the focus of the City’s efforts in advancing two-way communication with the manufacturing community and implementing the City’s 20/20 Talent Plan recommendations.

 

2.                  Forward a copy of the summary report to the Government of Ontario and Government of Canada and petition the respective governments to develop improved urban policies that increase the economic competitiveness of Canadian Cities in areas such as labour market integration, apprenticeship program funding, regulatory streamlining and urban infrastructure sustainability.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

     

11.          solid waste curbside collection - service level

                (tender RFT02105-91207-to2)

 

PLANNING and ENVIRONMENT Committee Recommendation

 

No Committee recommendation.

Corporate Services and Economic Development
Committee recommendation                                                        

 

No Committee recommendation.

 

MOTION NO. 46/2

 

Moved by Councillor D. Holmes

Seconded by Councillor A. Cullen

 

That Council approve:

 

1)                  Until 2008, the current level of residential curbside collection.

 

2)                  Commencing in 2008, the current level of residential curbside collection with the following changes:

 

a)                  Organics collection weekly April to November and bi-weekly December to March;

 

b)                  Dry garbage collection bi-weekly.

 

MOTION NO. 46/3

 

Moved by Councillor R. Jellett

Seconded by Councillor A. Cullen

 

BE IT RESOLVED that Recommendation 2) a) [i.e. the issue of separate organics collection in general] be deferred for decision in 2007 to allow for consultation with residents on the needs and merits of the proposed organics program to report to Committee and Council on the next steps.

 

LOST on a division of 9 YEAS to 11 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (9):          Councillors E. El-Chantiry, M. Bellemare, G. Brooks, J. Harder, R. Jellett,

R. Chiarelli, A. Cullen, D. Deans and G. Hunter.

 


Nays (11):        Councillors S. Little, C. Doucet, R. Bloess, M. McRae, J. Stavinga, P. Hume,

J. Legendre, G. Bédard, D. Holmes, P. Feltmate and Mayor Chiarelli.

 
MOTION NO. 46/4

 

Moved by Councillor C. Doucet

Seconded by Councillor P. Hume

 

WHEREAS people are under the impression garbage pick-up will be reduced from one week to two weeks;

 

AND WHEREAS garbage pick-up will not be reduced from one week to two weeks.  Weekly pick-up will remain except it will be a separated pick-up into dry/organics/plastic/paper or green/ blue/black and dry;

 

BE IT RESOLVED that organics waste collection be implemented in accordance with the staff report that dry/garbage collection remain weekly and at the end of year 2 of the organics project, the dry collection be reviewed.

 

MOTION NO. 46/5

 

Moved by Councillor J. Legendre

Seconded by Councillor G. Bédard

 

That Motion Nos. 46/2 and 46/4 be amended to provide for year-round weekly organics collection.

 

CARRIED on a division of 12 YEAS to 8 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (12):       Councillors S. Little, M. Bellemare, C. Doucet, R. Bloess, M. McRae,

R. Jellett, J. Stavinga, J. Legendre, A. Cullen, G. Bédard, P. Feltmate and

G. Hunter.

 

Nays (8):         Councillors E. El-Chantiry, G. Brooks, J. Harder, P. Hume, R. Chiarelli,

D. Holmes, D. Deans and Mayor Chiarelli.

 

Motion No. 46/4 as amended by Motion No. 46/5 was then put to Council and LOST on a division 7 YEAS to 13 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (7):          Councillors E. El-Chantiry, S. Little, M. Bellemare, C. Doucet, M. McRae,

P. Hume and G. Bédard.

 

Nays (13):        Councillors R. Bloess, G. Brooks, J. Harder, R. Jellett, J. Stavinga, J. Legendre, R. Chiarelli, A. Cullen, D. Holmes, P. Feltmate, D. Deans, G. Hunter and

Mayor Chiarelli.

Motion No. 46/2 as amended by Motion No. 46/5 was divided for voting purposes.

 

Recommendation 1 was CARRIED.

 

Recommendation 2) a) as amended by Motion No. 46/5 CARRIED on a division of 16 YEAS TO 4 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (16):       Councillors S. Little, M. Bellemare, C. Doucet, R. Bloess, G. Brooks,

M. McRae, J. Harder, R. Jellett, J. Stavinga, J. Legendre, R. Chiarelli,

A. Cullen, G. Bédard, D. Holmes, P. Feltmate and Mayor Chiarelli.

 

Nays (4):         Councillors E. El-Chantiry, P. Hume, D. Deans and G. Hunter.

 

Recommendation 2) b) LOST on a division of 8 YEAS to 12 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (8):          Councillors C. Doucet, R. Bloess, J. Stavinga, J. Legendre, A. Cullen, D. Holmes, P. Feltmate and G. Hunter.

 

Nays (12):        Councillors E. El-Chantiry, S. Little, M. Bellemare, G. Brooks, M. McRae,

J. Harder, R. Jellett, P. Hume, R. Chiarelli, G. Bédard, D. Deans and

Mayor Chiarelli.

 

In approving Motion No. 46/2 (as amended by Motion No. 42/5) City Council was approving the recommendations as set out in Annex A of Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee Report 39, Item 12 hereunder.

 

 



               

                12.          SOLID WASTE RESIDENTIAL CURBSIDE COLLECTION

(TENDER RFT0210591027-TO2)

 

Committee recommendationS

 

That Council approve the award of Tender No. 02105-91027-T02 Residential Solid Waste Collection Contract to the following bidders, on the basis of award to the lowest responsive bid by zone, as stipulated in the Request for Tender:

 

1.         That Zone C1 scenario OIB for the collection of waste, recycling and leaf and yard waste / organics, Contract No. 02105-91027-T02 be awarded to BFI Canada Inc. for a total estimated six-year cost of $35,836,867.93 (GST not included);

 

2.         That Zone C2 scenario OIB for the collection of waste, recycling and leaf and yard waste / organics, Contract No. 02105-91027-T02 be awarded to R.W. Tomlinson Limited for a total estimated six-year cost of $38,960,689.32 (GST not included);

 

3.         That Zone C3 scenario OIB for the collection of waste, recycling and leaf and yard waste / organics, Contract No. 02105-91027-T02 be retained by the City of Ottawa for a total estimated six-year cost of $36,061,397.92 (GST not included);

 

4.         That Zone C45 scenario OIB for the collection of waste, recycling and leaf and yard waste / organics, Contract No. 02105-91027-T02 be awarded to Waste Services Incorporated (Canada) for a total estimated six-year cost of $75,527,616.56 (GST not included);

 

5.         That a capital project City of Ottawa Waste Collection Vehicles in the amount of $4.4M, be established for the acquisition of fifteen (15) new collection vehicles to facilitate the immediate ordering of vehicles for the start up of the City collection service in Zone C3, and for the buyout of five (5) recently leased waste collection vehicles.

 

CARRIED with Councillors R. Bloess and J. Harder dissenting. 

 

 



               

                13.          Multi-unit residential solid waste collection

(TENDER RFT02105-91027-TO1)

 

Committee recommendationS

 

That Council approve the award of Contracts for Multi-unit Residential Solid Waste Collection (Tender RFT02105-91027-T01) to the following tenders, on the basis of award to the lowest responsive bid by zone, as stipulated in the Request for Tender:

 

1.                  That Zone AG1 for the collection of multi-residential waste containers, Contract 02105-91027-T01 (AG1) be awarded to Waste Services Incorporated (Canada) for a total six-year estimated cost of $3,742,631.15 (GST not included);

 

2.                  That Zone AG2 for the collection of multi-residential waste containers, Contract 02105-91027-T01 (AG2) be awarded to Waste Services Incorporated (Canada), for a total six-year estimated cost of $3,481,316.40 (GST not included);

 

3.                  That Zones ARC for the collection of multi-residential recycling otto carts Contract 02105-91027-T01 (ARC) be awarded to R.W. Tomlinson Limited for a total six-year estimated cost of $4,048,683.04 (GST not included);

 

4.                  That Zones ACB for the collection of multi-residential recycling Blue Box containers Contract 02105-91027-T01 (ACB) be awarded to BFI Canada Inc. for a total six-year estimated cost of $3,803,789.87 (GST not included);

 

5.                  That Zones AFB for the collection of multi-residential recycling fibre containers Contract 02105-91027-T01 (AFB) be awarded to Waste Management Inc. for a total six-year estimated cost of $3,873,034.26 (GST not included).

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 


               

14.          THE CITY OF OTTAWA 2005-2006 CHILD CARE SERVICE PLAN INCLUDING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROVINCIAL BEST START TRANSITION PLAN

 

HEALTH, RECREATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE as amended AND CORPORATE SERVICES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council approve:

 

1.         The Child Care Service Plan for 2005-2006 and the Implementation of the Provincial Best Start Program attached as Annex B;

 

2.         A request to the Province to include child care services to 6-12 year olds in their service expansion plans and;

 

3.         A request to the Province to return the management and funding of the Early Years Program to the municipally managed child care system to support integrated planning and enhanced services.

 

4.         That the purchase of service within the for-profit child care be maintained at no more than the current level.

 

5.         WHEREAS the City has recently completed its initial assessment of the Best Start Initiative and developed its Child Care Service Plan;

 

WHEREAS many of Ottawa’s growing communities, particularly new suburban areas, do not have the capacity to expand licensed child care in schools or do not currently have schools;

BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor write a letter to the Premier of Ontario and to local MPPs, to request additional capital funds for the development of new child care spaces in Ottawa’s rapidly growing communities and request additional flexibility in how the funding related to this important initiative is applied to meet the specific needs of this community.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

CORPORATE SERVICES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 39A

 

 

1.             APPOINTMENTS TO THE ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve the following appointments of individuals to the Accessibility Advisory Committee.  All voting members’ terms to expire 30 November 2008, unless otherwise indicated.  All reserve members’ terms to expire in accordance with the Appointment Policy.

 

Mr. Keith Hobbs

Mr. Derek Beardsley

Ms. Susan Brunet

Mr. Jack Donegani

Mr. Andrew Katz (to expire 30 November 2007)

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

 

2.             APPOINTMENTS TO THE EQUITY AND DIVERSITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve the following appointments of individuals to the Equity and Diversity Advisory Committee.  All voting members’ terms to expire 30 November 2008, unless otherwise indicated.  All reserve members’ terms to expire in accordance with the Appointment Policy.

 

Mr. Dave Abbey (to expire 30 November 2007)

Ms. Emily Crocco (to expire 30 November 2007)

Ms. Jarmila Dokladalova (to expire 30 November 2007)

Ms. Rhonda Fernandes

Mr. Baljinder Gill

Mr. Séverin Ndema-Moussa

Mr. Daljit Nirman

Mr. William Xie

Ms. Lenore Rayner – reserve 1

Mr. Monjur Chowdhury – reserve 2

Mr. Ravi Shankar – reserve 3

Mr. Amyn Keshavjee - Reserve 4

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

 

3.             APPOINTMENTS TO THE FRENCH LANGUAGE SERVICES Advisory Committee

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve the following appointments of individuals to the French Language Services Advisory Committee.  All voting members’ terms to expire 30 November 2008, unless otherwise indicated. 

 

Louis-Gabriel Bordeleau

Christian Courtemanche

Julio Garasa

Carl Raskin

André Bergeron (to expire 30 November 2006)

Steve Clay (to expire 30 November 2006)

Robert Mayangi (to expire 30 November 2006)

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

 

4.             APPOINTMENTS TO THE Ottawa Municipal campground authority

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve the following appointments of individuals to the Ottawa Municipal Campground Authority.  All voting members’ terms to expire 30 November 2008, unless otherwise indicated.  All reserve members’ terms to expire in accordance with the Appointment Policy.

 

Mervyn Sullivan (voting member)


Michael Ward (voting member)

Michael Dosdall (reserve member)

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

           

5.             APPOINTMENTS TO THE pineview municipal golf club board

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve the following appointments of individuals to the Pineview Municipal Golf Club Board.  The voting member’s term to expire 30 November 2008 and the reserve member’s term to expire in accordance with the Appointment Policy:

 

George Veitch, Voting

Miranda O'Neill, Reserve

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

     

6.             APPOINTMENTS TO THE Rideau valley conservation authority

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve the following appointments of individuals to the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority, all voting members’ terms to expire as indicated.  All reserve members’ terms to expire in accordance with the Appointment Policy.

 

Alan Arbuckle (to expire 30 November 2008)

Magda Kubasiewicz (to expire 30 November 2007)

David Biggs (to expire 30 November 2007)

Bob Boyle, reserve

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 


     

7.             APPOINTMENTS TO THE mississippi valley conservation authority

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve the following appointments of individuals to the Mississippi Valley Conservation Authority.  All voting members’ terms to expire 30 November 2008.  All reserve members’ terms to expire in accordance with the Appointment Policy.

 

Steve Hardaker

Phil Sweetnam

Orville Kemp

 

Patricia Tait, reserve

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 


 

8.             APPOINTMENTS TO THE South nation conservation authority

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve the appointment of Alan Perks to the South Nation Conservation Authority, for a term to expire on 30 November 2008.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 


 

9.             APPOINTMENTS TO THE mohr’s landing / quyon port authority

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve the appointment of Bert Reitsma to the Mohr’s Landing/Quyon Port Authority, for a term to expire on 30 November 2008. 

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 


EMERGENCY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT 16

 

 

1.             BY-LAWS - DESIGNATED SPACE PERMIT PROGRAMME - AMENDMENTS

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council approve amendments to the former City of Ottawa Designated Space Programme By-law Number 300-96, effective February 1, 2006, to:

 

a)         Defer for two years, the method of allocation of designated spaces by way of a proposal call as prescribed by the Designated Space Programme By-law, thereby permitting current designated space permit holders to renew their permits for the period May 15, 2006 to May 14, 2007; and May 15, 2007 to May 14, 2008;

 

b)         Establish the annual permit fees as follows:

 

 

 

Current

Proposed

 

 

 

May 2006

May 2007

Designated Sidewalk Spaces

 

$1325

$1375

$1425

Designated Street Spaces

 

$3050

$3175

$3300

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

 

2.         PARKS AND FACILITIES BY-LAW - AMENDMENT TO PROHIBIT PERSONS FROM SMOKING WITHIN 9 METRES OF ANY POINT OF ACCESS OR EGRESS FROM CITY OWNED FACILITIES

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the City’s Parks and Facilities By-law 2004-276 to prohibit persons from smoking within 9 metres of any City facility’s point of access or egress.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

 

3.         Motion To apply enforcement costs related to violations by a licensed business owner

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION AS AMENDED

 

That Council approve the following recommendation from the Business Advisory Committee regarding the charge back of enforcement costs:

 

WHEREAS the Business Advisory Committee (BAC) has reviewed Councillor Holmes’ motion regarding the charge back of enforcement costs;

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Business Advisory Committee recommends that City Council petition the Province to ensure that the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) provides sufficient resources to deal with liquor license violations as this is their specific area of jurisdiction;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT after six months, City staff report back to the BAC if the City does not receive a positive response from the Province to address these issues;

 

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the BAC acknowledges the concerns raised by the President of the Pub and Bar Coalition of Canada, Mr. Edgar Mitchell, and shares similar concerns such as:

·                    the duplication of enforcement e.g. Police Services, By-law Services, AGCO, etc.;

·                    frivolous complaints which could result in additional fines; and

·                    that additional costs will apply for emergency services such as Paramedics and Police other than By-law officers.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

HEALTH, RECREATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT 26A

 



 

1.             maintenance quality standards – parks and sports fields

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve the proposed Maintenance Quality Standards for Parks and Sports Fields as set out in Annex B, subject to approval of the additional operating and capital funding and 5 FTE requirements being added to the Surface Operations Parks and Sports Fields 2006 Budget requirements as follows:

 

1.                  An ongoing operating pressure of $260,000 required to comply with the Canadian Safety Association’s Guideline on Children’s Play Spaces and Equipment including 3.7 FTEs;

 

2.                  An ongoing operating pressure of $250,000 to harmonize park turf maintenance services;

 

3.                  An ongoing operating pressure of $265,000 to harmonize basic park maintenance services including 1.3 FTEs;

 

4.                  An ongoing operating pressure of $200,000 to harmonize delivery of the approved Integrated Turf Management Program;

 

5.                  An ongoing operating pressure of $10,000 to provide maintenance to select enhanced boulevard areas;

 

6.                  That funding of $205,500 be allocated from the 2006 capital funding envelopes for the acquisition of the vehicles and equipment identified in the report.

 

CARRIED with Councillor J. Legendre dissenting on the application of pesticides for weeds with or without the approval of the Medical Officer of Health.

 

 

HEALTH, RECREATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT 27

 



 

1.             SENIORS ADVISORY COMMITTEE – ELIGIBILITY OF HOME HELP AND ESSENTIAL HEALTH AND SOCIAL SUPPORT PROGRAMS

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.         Direct the Employment and Financial Assistance Branch of the Community and Protective Service Department to evaluate the allowable assets in order to explore increasing the eligibility to respond to the need for service by low-income seniors.

 

2.         And that this evaluation investigate the number of Ottawa low-income seniors that are ineligible simply because they have assets that are above the Program's $3000 ceiling.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 



 

2.             NATIONal AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council adopt the Resolution in support of a National Affordable Housing Energy Efficiency Program attached as Document 1.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 



 

3.             EMERGENCY SHELTER STANDARDS AND REVIEW FRAMEWORK

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.         Approve the proposed Emergency Shelter Standards.

 

2.         Direct staff to incorporate these Standards into the emergency shelter contracts for January 2006.

 

3.         Direct staff to report back by December 2006 on the effectiveness and viability of the emergency shelter service system.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 



 

4.             IMPLEMENTATION OF PROVINCIAL BENCHMARKING IN SOCIAL HOUSING PORTFOLIO

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION AS AMENDED

 

That Council request the Mayor to write to the Province expressing the City’s dissatisfaction with the Provincial Benchmarking in Social Housing Initiative, its long-term effects on Ottawa’s budget and the implication for tenants.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 



 

5.             MAJOR CAPITAL COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP FUNDING PROGRAM - 2005

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.         Receive the listing of projects to be funded through the program as detailed in Document 1.

 

2.         Approve that the Major Capital Community Partnership Policy be amended to reflect only one deadline date for applications, March 1st annually.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

HEALTH, RECREATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT 27A

 



 

1.              APPOINTMENTS TO THE parks and recreation ADVISORY COMMITTEE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That further to deliberations by the Selection Panel, Council approve the following appointments of individuals to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee.  All voting members’ terms to expire 30 November 2008, unless otherwise indicated.  All reserve members’ terms to expire in accordance with the Appointment Policy.

 

Allan Cutler

Vivienne Macy

Bernie Lee

Gary Ludington (to expire 30 November 2007)

Pierre Menard (to expire 30 November 2007)

Dan Fleming (to expire 30 November 2007)

 

Chantilly Iafrati, Reserve 1

Gary Lowe, Reserve 2

Julio Garasa, Reserve 3

Marc Gobeil, Reserve 4

Jenny Bouchard, Reserve 5

 


MOTION NO. 46/6

 

Moved by Councillor J. Harder

Seconded by Councillor P. Feltmate

 

WHEREAS the Appointment Policy for Citizen Members of City Advisory Committees, Boards and Task Forces, and External Boards, Commissions and Authorities prevents a member from being appointed to more than one Committee, Board, Task Force or Commission at one time;

 

AND WHEREAS in reviewing the various Selection Panels’ recommendations, staff in the City Clerk’s office noted some duplication;

 

AND WHEREAS Julio Garasa has been recommended for appointment to a voting position on the French Language Services Advisory Committee and a reserve position on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Julio Garasa’s name be deleted from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee Selection Panel Report (Item No. 1, HRSSC Report 27A – ACS2005-CRS-SEC-0053) and that all remaining reserve members be renumbered accordingly.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 



 

2.              APPOINTMENTS TO THE Seniors ADVISORY COMMITTEE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That further to deliberations by the Selection Panel, Council approve the following appointments of individuals to the Seniors Advisory Committee.  All voting members’ terms to expire 30 November 2008, unless otherwise indicated. 

 

Mar Coll

Pierre Drouin

Rita Gravelle

Raoul Larivière

Betty Ward

Kim Parks (to expire 30 November 2007)

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 



 

3.             APPOINTMENTS TO THE 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 2008, unless otherwise indicated.  All reserve members’ terms to expire in accordance with the Appointment Policy.

 

Valerie Bolduc

Christia Chudzczak

Mary Major

Connie Murray-Higginson

 

John Reid

Francis Beaulieu

Bruce Ricketts

Brian Barrett, Reserve

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 



 

4.             APPOINTMENTS TO THE Health and Social Services ADVISORY COMMITTEE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That further to deliberations by the Selection Panel, Council approve the following appointments of individuals to the Health and Social Services Advisory Committee.  All voting members’ terms to expire 30 November 2008, unless otherwise indicated.  All reserve members’ terms to expire in accordance with the Appointment Policy.

 

Mike Bulthuis           

Marisa Casagrande  

Brian Jonah   

Frank Martin            

Roopal Thaker          

Louise Larivière (to expire 30 November 2006)

 

 

Jim Bennett, Reserve 1

Cathryn Peloso, Reserve 2

Ines Johnston, Reserve 3

Alison Crawford, Reserve 4

Joan McGirr, Reserve 5

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

 

5.             APPOINTMENTS TO THE CUMBERLAND HERITAGE VILLAGE MUSEUM BOARD

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

1.                  WHEREAS on 28 September 2005, Ottawa City Council approved the Museums Sustainability Plan Final Report for City-Owned Museums (Billings Estate, Cumberland Heritage Village Museum and Pinhey’s Point) and community museums;

 

AND WHEREAS the report calls for greater cooperation between the museums for marketing, collections management and fundraising activities;

 

AND WHEREAS the report mandates museums to tell the Greater Ottawa Story;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council waive the requirement for the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum Board members to be residents of the (former) Township / City of Cumberland for the appointment process.

 

2.                  That further to deliberations by the Selection Panel, Council approve the following appointments of individuals to the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum Board.  All voting members’ terms to expire 30 November 2008, or at such time as the Board is replaced with another management structure.

 

Angela Jellett

J. E. Larsen

Lorraine O’Byrne

Robert Walsh

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 



 

6.             APPOINTMENTS TO THE Poverty issues advisory committee

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That further to deliberations by the Selection Panel, Council approve the following appointments of individuals to the Poverty Issues Advisory Committee.  All voting members’ terms to expire 30 November 2008, unless otherwise indicated.

 

Louise Bazinet

Hope Suggett

Ange-Guyrlène Diaquoi

Ange Nyirasafari

Rose Wakeman

Rhonda Fernandes (to expire 30 November 2007)

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

MOTION NO. 46/7

 

Moved by Councillor D. Holmes

Seconded by Councillor R. Chiarelli

 

WHEREAS the Appointment Policy for Citizen Members of City Advisory Committees, Boards and Task Forces, and External Boards, Commissions and Authorities prevents a member from being appointed to more than one Committee, Board, Task Force or Commission at one time;

 

AND WHEREAS in reviewing the various Selection Panels’ recommendations, staff in the City Clerk’s office noted some duplication;

 

AND WHEREAS Rhonda Fernandes has been recommended for appointment to the Equity and Diversity Advisory Committee and to the Poverty Issues Advisory Committee;

 

AND WHEREAS Ms. Fernandes has expressed a preference for sitting on the Equity and Diversity Advisory Committee;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Rhonda Fernandes’ name be deleted from the Poverty Issues Advisory Committee Selection Panel Report (Item No. 6, HRSSC Report 27A – ACS2005-CRS-SEC-0061).

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 39A

 

     

1.             WASTE MANAGEMENT - CROSS-BORDER WASTE MANAGEMENT ISSUES

 

Committee recommendations

 

That Council approve:

 

1.         That the City of Ottawa demand the Government of Ontario immediately consult with its municipal partners on developing a contingency plan should the State of Michigan close its borders to accepting garbage from Ontario.

2.         That the City of Ottawa, in consultation with its landfill partners, develop a local contingency plan in preparation for such an event, and;

 

3.         That this request be sent to AMO and to area MPPs.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

 

2.             basement flooding review - Summary of Investigations and Action Plan

 

Committee recommendation as amended

 

That Council approve that staff be directed to prepare an Emergency Response Plan for situations that may occur in the case of major sanitary sewer backups including all City departments required in such an action, such as Parking Enforcement, Police, Fire, Public Works, Public Health, etc., and that a brochure be prepared to explain to residents what measures they should take to protect their health and property in these cases.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

     

3.             ZONING - 1259 Stittsville Main StreeT

 

Committee recommendation as amended

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former Township of Goulbourn Zoning By-Law to change the zoning of 1259 Stittsville Main Street from Environmental


Protection Area (EPA) to a Special Environmental Protection Area Zone (EPA-x), as shown in Document 1, and as detailed in Document 3.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 


               

4.             ZONING - 1884 Merivale roaD

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Nepean By-Law to change the zoning of 1884 Merivale Road from Institutional Block 1 (I Block 1) to Industrial Service Zone (MS) as shown in Document 1 and as detailed in Document 2.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 


 

5.             zONING - 5 Corvus court

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Nepean By-Law to change the zoning of 5 Corvus Court from Industrial Park Zone Block 1 (MP Block 1) to Industrial Park Zone (MP) as shown in Document 1 and as detailed in Document 2.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

     

6.             ZONING - 200 AND 218 BESSERER STREET

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Ottawa Zoning By-Law, to amend the provisions of the Residential R6M[904] Sch.198 zone at 200 Besserer Street and to amend the zoning of 218 Besserer Street from R6M SCH.198 to the same Residential R6M SCH.198 exception zone, as shown in Document 1 and as detailed in Document 3.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

           

7.             ZONING - 1258 MARENGER STREET

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Gloucester Zoning By-Law to change the zoning of 1258 Marenger Street from Rd-1 - Residential Double Dwelling to Ra1 (XX) - Low Density Apartment Zone - Exception as shown in Document 1 and as detailed in Document 2.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

     

8.             rEPEAL bY-LAW 370-81, designating 520 QUEEN ELIZABETH DRIVEWAY under part iv of the ontario heritage act

 

Committee recommendations

 

That Council approve:

 

1.         The repeal of By-law 370-81, designating 520 Queen Elizabeth Driveway under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act.

2.         That Claridge Homes be released from the heritage easement held by the City of Ottawa and registered on title.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 39B

 

     

      1.       oTTAWA ARCHITECTURAL CONSERVATION AWARDS 2005/2006 - IN CAMERA - PERSONAL MATTERS ABOUT AN IDENTIFIABLE INDIVIDUAL - reporting out date:  December 7, 2005

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve the presentation of the Ottawa Architectural Conservation Awards for 2005/2006 to the projects identified in Document 1.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 


PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 40

 

               

1.             OFFICIAL PLAN AND ZONING - 15 and 81 COLONNADE ROAD NORTH

 

Committee recommendations AS AMENDED

 

That Council:

 

1.         Approve an amendment to the City Council Approved Official Plan for the lands at 15 and 81 Colonnade Road North as shown in Document 1 and detailed in Document 3.

 

2.         Approve an amendment to the former City of Nepean Zoning By-law to change the zoning for the lands at 15 and 81 Colonnade Road North as shown in Document 4 and detailed in Document 5 as amended according to the recommendations articulated in Table 1 of the Edgington report.

 

MOTION NO. 46/8

 

Moved by Councillor J. Harder

Seconded by Councillor P. Feltmate

 

WHEREAS the applicant has applied for an Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment for 15 and 81 Colonnade Road North, in order to develop the site for a mixed-use subdivision;

 

AND WHEREAS the zoning details attached to the staff report as document 5 failed to refer to the conditions for lifting the holding provision;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Document 5 be amended to add:

 

12.       The conditions for lifting of the Holding designation in the current zone be carried over for the new R5 Block 9, R7 Block 10, R7 Block 11, R7 Block 12, R7 Block 13, R7 Block 14, R7 Block 15, CMU Block 9 and CMU Block 10 zones with all necessary modifications.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

 

2.             CLEANING THE City AND GREENING THE CITY

 

Committee recommendations

 

That Council approve:

 

1.         The proposed service reinstatements for Cleaning the City as set out in this Report, subject to approval of operating funding in the total amount of $2,913,000 of which $1,000,000 is currently incorporated in the tabled draft operating budget and $530,000 in capital funding and 36 FTE requirements being added to the Surface Operations 2006 Budget requirements as follows:

 

a)         An ongoing operating pressure of $1,062,000 to reinstate litter pick-up along arterial and collector roads including 14 FTEs;

b)         An ongoing operating pressure of $683,000 to reinstate eliminated roadway sweeping services including equipment and 4 FTEs;

c)         An ongoing operating pressure of $175,000 to reinstate manual sweeping including 5 FTEs;

d)         An ongoing operating pressure of $251,000 to reinstate shrub and planter maintenance on roadways including equipment and 3 FTEs;

e)         An ongoing operating pressure of $146,000 required to reinstate the 50 % service reduction to park shrub services including equipment and 3 FTEs;

f)          An ongoing operating pressure of $596,000 to reinstate routine road patrol on arterial and collector roadways including equipment and 7 FTEs;

g)         That funding of $530,000 be allocated from the 2006 capital funding envelopes for the provision of one-time restorations and the acquisition of the vehicles and equipment identified in the report.

 

2.         Allocate $1,000,000 from the 2006 capital funding envelopes for the establishment of a community-based pilot Green Partnership Program.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

 

     

3.             AIRCRAFT NOISE CONSTRAINTS

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the 2003 Official Plan to revise the areas affected by aircraft noise constraints on Schedule K, as detailed in Document 1 and replace Annex 10 with an updated Annex 10 as shown in Document 2.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

     

4.             Zoning - 606, 610 and 614 Donald Street and 1006 and 1008 St. Laurent Boulevard

 

Committee recommendations as amended

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Ottawa Zoning By-law to:

 

1.         Change the zoning of 606, 610 and 614 Donald Street from CG F(0.5) H(10.7) General Commercial Zone to a CG1 H(10.7) General Commercial sub-zone as shown in Document 1 and Document 4, and as detailed in Document 3, and

 

2.         Change the zoning of 1006 and 1008 St. Laurent Boulevard from R5A[106] Low Rise Apartment Zone to CG1 H(10.7) General Commercial as shown in Document 1 and Document 4, and as detailed in Document 3, and

 

3.         That the by-law to implement the zoning change not be enacted until such time as the applicant has obtained Site Plan Approval for the proposed development.  The Site Plan Approval shall include provision for landscape elements along the streetscapes, including trees, as partial compensation for the recent removal, by the applicant, of three trees that existed along St Laurent Blvd at this site.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

     

5.             ZONING - former Township of Osgoode zoning by-law

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former Township of Osgoode Zoning By-Law as detailed in Document 1.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

     

6.             ZONING - 2162 Carsonby Road (6064 Third line road North)

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former Township of Rideau Zoning By-Law to change the zoning of 6064 Third Line Road North from a General Rural Zone (A2) to a Special General Rural Zone (A2-55) as shown on Document 1 and as detailed in Document 3.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

     

7.             ZONING - 1475 Commodore Lane

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former Township of Rideau Zoning By-Law to change the zoning of 1475 Commodore Lane from EP-Environmental Protection to RV-Village Residential special exception as shown in Document 1 and as detailed in Document 3.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

 

           

8.             ZONING - 123 HUNTMAR DRIVE

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former Township of West Carleton Zoning By-law to temporarily change the zoning of 123 Huntmar Drive from Rural Zone (RU) to a Rural Exception Zone (RU-X) for a period of three years as shown on Document 1 and as detailed in Document 3.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

     

9.             ZONING - 330 Maclaren's side road

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former Township of West Carleton Zoning By-law to change the zoning of 330 MacLaren's Side Road from RR (Rural Residential) and RU (Rural) to RU- special exception (Rural Special exception), as shown in Document 1 and detailed in Document 3.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

     

10.          SITE PLAN CONTROL - 1890, 1900, 1920 WALKLEY ROAD, 2980, 3000, CONROY ROAD,
2500, 2502, 2510 ST. LAURENT BLVD. AND 2425 DON REID DRIVE


 

Committee recommendation as amended

 

That Council approve that the Ontario Municipal Board be requested to defer its consideration of the Loblaw site plan to a date subsequent to the OMB hearing of February 27, 2006, to allow City staff to review the following concerns related to the site plan:

 

a)         The traffic implications of the location of the gas station

b)         The truck access to the stores and gas station fronting onto Walkley Rd.

c)         The turning radius of transport trucks servicing the gas station;

d)         The implications of traffic on Don Reid Drive, and on the Cornerstone Child Care Facility and the Early Years Centre and recommendations pertaining to traffic calming measures on Don Reid Drive;

e)         The potential of a full north/south spine road and the deletion of the east/west spine road;

f)          Relocation of the Loblaw store from the back of the site to front onto Walkley Road;

g)         The need for a second gas station and car wash on Walkley Road in the same block as one that already exists;

h)         A full review of the landscaping to ensure that it is in accordance with the Business Park Landscape and Building Design Guidelines;

i)          A review of the building elevations to ensure that they are in accordance with the Business Park Landscape and Building Design Guidelines.

 

MOTION NO. 46/9

 

Moved by Councillor D. Deans

Seconded by Councillor R. Chiarelli

 

That the Committee recommendation be amended by deleting the phrase “That Council approve the Ontario Municipal Board be requested to defer” and replacing it with the phrase “That the City Solicitor be authorized to seek a deferral from the Ontario Municipal Board of…”.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

Item 10 of Planning and Environment Committee Report 40, Item 10 was then put to Council and CARRIED as amended by Motion No. 46/9 with Councillors R. Bloess,

J. Harder and G. Hunter dissenting.

 

 

     

11.          PRESTON STREET STREETSCAPE PLAN AND ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

 

Committee recommendations as amended

 

That Council approve:

 

1.         The Preston Street Streetscape Plan as outlined in Documents 2 and 3.

 

2.         That the City enter into a Maintenance Agreement with the Preston Business Improvement Association concerning the funding of hydro for the decorative streetlighting and the ongoing maintenance of the streetscape improvements.

 

3.         That the Planning and Environment Committee recommend Council approve the preparation and posting of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment, Notice of Completion.

 

4.         That the detailed design and construction of the streetscaping improvements be coordinated with the planned infrastructure renewal initiatives.

 

5.         That the cost for the streetscape improvements outlined in Document 4, the related public arts funding and maintenance costs, be identified in the 2006 Long Range Financial Plan and in future capital budget submissions as an incremental cost to the Preston Street planned infrastructure renewal.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

     

12.          Status of Appeals of the 2003 Ottawa Official PlaN

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council receive this report for information.

 

                                                                                                RECEIVED

 

 


           

13.          EXTENSION OF INTERIM CONTROL BY-lAW - Queensway TERRACE NORTH

 

Committee recommendation as amended

 

That Council approve an amendment to Interim Control By-law 2005-18, the Queensway Terrace North Interim Control By-law, to extend the date of the said by-law by one year until January 11, 2007 in order to permit the completion of the interim control study in Queensway Terrace North.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

     

14.          Public Comments Received on the
Carp River Watershed/Subwatershed Study

 

Committee recommendation

 

That City Council receive this report as information.

 

                                                                                                RECEIVED

 

PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 40A

 

     

1.             APPOINTMENTS TO THE LOCAL ARCHITECTURAL CONSERVATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

 

 

Committee recommendations

 

That Council approve the following appointments of individuals to the Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee.  All voting members’ terms to expire 30 November 2008, unless otherwise indicated.  All reserve members’ terms to expire in accordance with the Appointment Policy.

 

John Curry

Katherine Fafard (to expire 30 November 2006)

Louise Lalande

Heather McArthur

Vinni Sahni

Helen Tsang

 

Allan Teramura, Reserve 1

Geoffrey Burrows, Reserve 2

Sylvie Seufert, Reserve 3

Jérôme Doutriaux, Reserve 4

Greg Gauld, Reserve 5

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

 

     

      2.       APPOINTMENTS TO THE OTTAWA FORESTS AND GREENSPACE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

 

 

Committee recommendations

 

That Council approve the following appointments of individuals to the Ottawa Forests and Greenspace Advisory Committee.  All voting members’ terms to expire 30 November 2008, unless otherwise indicated.  All reserve members’ terms to expire in accordance with the Appointment Policy.

 

Marcel Bisson

Jeff Blackadar

Évelyne Boucher

Frances Coates

Deborah Ironside

Danielle Fremes (to expire 30 November 2007)

 

Martha Copestake, Reserve 1

Peter Hall, Reserve 2

James Brown, Reserve 3

Jenny Bouchard, Reserve 4

Brian O’Connor, Reserve 5

 

MOTION NO. 46/10

 

Moved by Councillor G. Hunter

Seconded by Councillor J. Stavinga

 

WHEREAS a current voting member of the Ottawa Forests and Greenspace Advisory Committee has recently resigned;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Martha Copestake be appointed to a voting position to expire on November 30, 2006 and that all remaining reserve members be renumbered accordingly. (Item No. 2, Planning and Environment Committee Report 40A – ACS2005-CRS-SEC-0052).

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

Item 2 of Planning and Environment Committee Report 40A was then put to Council and CARRIED as amended by Motion No. 46/10.

 

 

     

      3.       APPOINTMENTS TO THE Environmental Advisory Committee -

 

Committee recommendations

 

That Council approve the following appointments of individuals to the Environmental Advisory Committee.  All voting members’ terms to expire 30 November 2008, unless otherwise indicated.  All reserve members’ terms to expire in accordance with the Appointment Policy.

 

Ann Coffey

Laura Beauchamp

John Dover

Isabelle Hughes

Michael Lascelles

Mary Hegan (to expire 30 November 2007)

 

Megan McGarrity, Reserve 1

Heather Parker, Reserve 2

Edelweiss D'Andrea, Reserve 3

Susan-Belle Ferguson, Reserve 4

Keith Snelson, Reserve 5

Jenny Bouchard, Reserve 6

Peter Croal, Reserve 7

Chris Rappell, Reserve 8

Carina Duclos, Reserve 9

Manuel Costa, Reserve 10

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT 29A

 



 

1.                   FORMATION OF JOINT OC TRANSPO / STO COOPERATION COMMITTEE

 

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive this report for information.

 

                                                                                                RECEIVED

 

 



 

2.                   TRUCK ROUTE DESIGNATION POLICY

 

 

commITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.         Approve the Truck Route Designation Policy as outlined in this report (Document 1);

 

2.         Receive the 2005 Truck Routes maps for information (Document 2); and,

 

3.         Approve the installation of permissive truck route signing for those locations where signs are currently missing on an "as-required" basis.

 

CARRIED with Councillor M. McRae dissenting.

 

 



 

3.                   Adult School Crossing Guard Request – Churchill Alternative School

 

 

commITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council not approve the provision of an Adult School Crossing Guard for the intersection of Churchill Avenue and Byron Avenue.

 

CARRIED with Councillors D. Deans and S. Little dissenting.

 

 

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT 30