OTTAWA CITY COUNCIL

28 and 29 June 2006

ANDREW S. HAYDON HALL

9:00 a.m.

 

MINUTES 61

 

 

The Council of the City of Ottawa met at Andrew S. Haydon Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, on 28 and 29 June 2006.  The meeting commenced on 28 June 2006 at 9:00 a.m.

 

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

 

The National Anthem was performed by Lucas Haneman.

 

 

Announcements/Ceremonial Activities

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT – JOHN WAGONTALL, CYCLE FOR LIFE INITIATIVE

 

Mayor Chiarelli acknowledged Mr. John Wagontall, founder of the Cycle for Life initiative.  Mr. Wagontall is cycling across Canada in the hope of raising awareness and funds for prostate cancer.

 

 

Roll Call

 

ALL MEMBERS WERE PRESENT.

 

 

Confirmation of Minutes

 

The Minutes of the regular Council meeting of 14 June 2006 were confirmed.

 

 

Declarations of pecuniary interest including those originally arising from prior meetings

 

No Declarations were filed.

Communications

 

The following Communications were received:

 

·                     AMO Alerts

·                     Province Introduces Changes to the Municipal Act

·                     Helping Farmers

·                     Government Announces Next Steps in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

·                     Government Responds to Operating Farmers Markets and Community Events Concerns

·                     Canada and Ontario launch COMRIF "Intake Three"

·                     Province Amends Emergency Measures Act

 

 

Regrets

 

No regrets were filed.

 

Motion To Lift Off the Table

 

MOTION NO. 61/1

 

Moved by Councillor P. Hume

Seconded by Councillor C. Doucet

 

WHEREAS on June 14th, 2006, City Council “tabled” a report entitled “North-South Corridor Light Rail Transit Project Contract Award for Design, Construction and 15-Year Maintenance”;

 

AND WHEREAS Subsection 59 (5) of the Rules of Procedure requires that a “motion that has been tabled at a previous meeting of the Council cannot be lifted off the table unless notice thereof is given in accordance with Section 52”;

 

AND WHEREAS Section 52 of the Rules of Procedure sets out the requirements for a Notice of Motion;

 

AND WHEREAS Subsection 47(2) further requires that the Committee of the Whole may, by resolution of which prior notice has been given at a regular meeting of Council receive oral submissions from the public”;

 


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that at its meeting of June 28th, 2006:

 

1)         Council approve that the “North-South Corridor Light Rail Transit Project Contract Award for Design, Construction and 15-Year Maintenance” report be “lifted off the table”; and

 

2)         That Council, sitting as Committee of the Whole of Council, receive public delegations on this report.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

Motion to Resolve Into Committee of the Whole

 
MOTION NO. 61/2

 

Moved by Councillor J. Harder

Seconded by Councillor J. Legendre

 

That City Council resolve to move into Committee of the Whole pursuant to Section 47 of the Procedure By-law. 

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

Hearing of Public Delegations - North-South Corridor Light Rail Transit Project Contract Award for Design, Construction and 15-Year Maintenance

 

The following delegations addressed the Committee of the Whole:

 

Brian Carroll, President, Dow’s Lake Residents’ Association (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

Jon Legg, Action Sandy Hill (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

Lori Mellor, Preston Street BIA (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

Marianne Wilkinson, candidate for Kanata, asked Council to focus on the principles that need to be considered for a light rail system.

 

Ted Phillips and Jack Stirling, Ottawa-Carleton Home Builders Association spoke in support of the Light Rail Project.

 

Vic Quintal, Business Manager, Local 2041, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners spoke in support of the Light Rail project.

Dale Harley, Executive Advisor, National Capital Heavy Construction Association (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

Sherril Noble, Candidate, Bay Ward (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

Dr. Carreira, Barrhaven BIA (written submission on file with the City Clerk). 

 

John De Vries, President, Ottawa Construction Association and Burt Hendricks, Vice President, R.W. Tomlinson, spoke in favour of the Light Rail project.

 

Richard Hayter, Director, Community Relations, Unionized Building and Construction Trades Council of Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

Neil Melanson, Carpenters District Council Local 93 (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

Del Boudreau, Local 93, Carpenters and Joiners of America (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

Charles Akben-Marchand, President, Citizens for Safe Cycling (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

Hume Rogers and Mark Cuhaci, Albert/Slater Coalition (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

Otto Heberline, General Manager, Sheraton Hotel spoke in support of the direction being taken by the City.

 

Bob McKinley, Chair, Rural Issues Advisory Committee spoke in support of the North-South Light Rail Project.

 

Ida Henderson, Dalhousie Community Association (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

Dick Brown, Ottawa-Gatineau Hotel Association (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

Alayne McGregor, supporter of the O-train, spoke on the danger of combining cyclists and light rail on the Mackenzie King bridge and suggested delaying the project until solutions are reached.

 

Ted Gowan (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

Gerry Lepage, Bank Street Promenade, spoke on his concern that the project was being rushed through and suggested more discussion is required.

Joyce Crago, spoke on behalf of the owners and residents of 95 Bronson Avenue (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

Kevin Caputo (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

Terry Kilrea spoke in support of delaying a decision on the north-south light rail train until after the municipal election.

 

Jonathan Ben-Choreen Freedman, President, Equity Realty and owner of the City Centre, spoke in support of the Light Rail Project.

 

Tim Lane (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

David Jeanes, Transport 2000 (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

Stephanie Strudwick, Lebreton Flats resident, spoke in general support of light rail with concerns respecting the Bayview to Ottawa University component.

 

David Gladstone, Friends of the O-Train spoke in support of deferral of the contract award until after the municipal election.

 

Cheryl Doran, Save Our Greenspace spoke in opposition of the Light Rail Project expressing concern for the loss of greenspace, wetlands and habitat.

 

Caroline Vaaneste, Glebe Community Association, spoke in support of the Light Rail Project.

 

Andris E. Silis (written submission on file with the City Clerk).

 

Robert Diotte spoke in support of delaying a decision on the Light Rail Project until the people’s voice can be heard.

 

The following delegations, due to the delay in scheduling, were unable to make their presentations, however left written submissions, which are on file with the City Clerk:

 

Anu Bose, candidate, City Council Kanata North.

 

Larry Pegg, Ecoview Development.

 

 


Motion to Rise and Report

 

MOTION NO. 61/3

 

Moved by Councillor J. Legendre

Seconded by Councillor M. McRae

 

That the Committee of the Whole rise and report to City Council.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

MOTION NO. 61/4

 

Moved by Councillor J. Legendre

Seconded by Councillor M. McRae

 

That City Council resolve In Camera pursuant to Subsections 13. (1) (e) and (f) of Procedure By-law 2005-431 – litigation or potential litigation, and, the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose – respecting the LRT project and the relocation of utilities with regard to same.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

IN CAMERA SESSION

 

IN COUNCIL

 

A Notice of Motion was filed at this time by Councillor M. McRae.  For ease of reference the Motion appears under ‘Notices of Motion’ on page 36.

 

Council recessed the meeting at 8:40 p.m. and reconvened at 9:00 a.m. on 29 June 2006.

 

Motion to Introduce Reports

 

MOTION NO. 61/5

 

Moved by Councillor J. Harder

Seconded by Councillor J. Legendre

 

That the Rules of Procedure be suspended to receive and consider the City Manager’s report entitled “2005 Corporate Annual Report” and Planning and Environment Committee Report 51;

 

And that Hydro Ottawa Inc.’s reports entitled “Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. – Annual Report and Annual General Meeting of the Shareholder”, “Hydro Ottawa Inc. – Governance Structure” and “Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. – Nominating Committee Report”, Ottawa Community Housing Corporation’s report entitled “Ottawa Community Housing Corporation Annual Report and Annual General Meeting of the Shareholder”, Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Report 24A, Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee Report 50, Health, Recreation and Social Services Committee Report 35, Planning and Environment Committee Report 50, and Transportation Committee Report 36A, be received and considered.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

HYDRO OTTAWA HOLDING INC.

 

 

1.             ANNUAL REPORT AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

 

REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That  Council approve:

 

1.                  That the Annual Report and Financial Statements of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. for the Year 2005 be received;

 

2.                  That Deloitte & Touche LLP be appointed as the auditor of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. for the Year 2006; and

 

3.                  That the Mayor and the City Clerk be authorized to sign a written resolution on behalf of the City of Ottawa as shareholder of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. setting out the resolutions approved by the City Council.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

2.             HYDRO OTTAWA HOLDING INC. – GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE

 

 

REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS

 

1.                  That Council approve revisions to the Shareholder Declaration for Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. on the basis set out in this report;

 

2.                  That Council approve changes to the composition of the Board of Directors of Hydro Ottawa Limited set out in this report effective upon the implementation of the requirements of the Affiliate Relationships Code For Electricity Distributors and Transmitters respecting the composition of the boards of directors of municipal electric utilities;

3.                  That Council approve the reporting to the City of Ottawa of related party transactions involving directors of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. and its subsidiaries on the basis set out in the Related Party Transaction Disclosure Policy and Process of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. attached at Annex “D” to this report;

 

4.                  That the Mayor and the City Clerk be authorized to sign on behalf of the City of Ottawa as shareholder of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc., a revised Shareholder Declaration including the revisions approved by the City Council; and

 

5.                  That the Mayor and the City Clerk be authorized to sign a written resolution on behalf of the City of Ottawa as shareholder of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. setting out the resolutions approved by the City Council.

 

MOTION NO. 61/6

 

Moved by Councillor A. Cullen

Seconded by Councillor J. Stavinga

 

That Recommendation No. 1 be amended to delete the addition of the President, CEO of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. to the Board of Directors of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. (Article 3 of the proposed Shareholder Direction).

 

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

 

Yeas (7):          Councillors P. Feltmate, G. Bédard, D. Deans, D. Holmes, J. Legendre,

                        J. Stavinga and A. Cullen.

 

Nays (14):        Councillors P. Hume, G. Brooks, R. Bloess, B. Monette, G. Hunter, J. Harder, D. Thompson, M. McRae, S. Little, M. Bellemare, R. Chiarelli, E. El-Chantiry, R. Jellett and Mayor Chiarelli.

 

MOTION NO. 61/7

 

Moved by Councillor D. Holmes

Seconded by Councillor G. Bédard

 

That Hydro Ottawa develop policies that:

 

1.                  Allow for hydro meters to be placed on the side of heritage buildings where the meter is easily accessed by a meter reader.

 


2.                  Allow for tree trimming of City trees on the City right of way to be managed in consultation with the City’s tree management staff.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

MOTION NO. 61/8

 

Moved by Councillor R. Bloess

Seconded by Councillor P. Feltmate

 

That Hydro Ottawa be directed to advise the ward Councillor of changes related to corridor changes, line upgrades (increased power) and any new installations in the ward.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

MOTION NO. 61/9

 

Moved by Councillor A. Cullen

Seconded by Councillor R. Bloess

 

That an In Camera session of the Shareholder of Hydro Ottawa be held to receive the financial statements for the subsidiaries of Hydro Ottawa Holdco:

-                     Hydro Ottawa Ltd. (the Local Distribution company);

-                     Energy Ottawa;

-                     Telecom Ottawa.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

A Notice of Motion was filed at this time by Councillor A. Cullen.  For ease of reference the Motion appears under ‘Notices of Motion’ on page 37.

 

Item 2 of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. was then put to Council and CARRIED as amended by Motion Nos. 61/7, 61/8 and 61/9.

 

 

 

3.             NOMINATING COMMITTEE REPORT

 

 

REPORT RECOMMENDATION

 

1.                  That Council approve the election of the following persons to serve as directors of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. effective July 1, 2006 for the following corresponding terms:


Name

Term

Pierre Richard

4 years

John Kelly

3 years

Patrick Dion

2 years

Shawn Gibbons

23 years

Gerald Levitz

3 years

Ford Ralph

32 years

Ken Wigglesworth

2 years

 

2.                  That Council approve the election of the following persons to serve as directors of Hydro Ottawa Limited effective July 1, 2006 for the following corresponding terms:

 

Name

Term

Pierre Richard

4 years

Manon Harvey

3 years

Lisa Stilborn

2 years

Duncan Watt

2 years

 

3.                  That Council elect Jan Harder to serve as a director of Hydro Ottawa Limited as the member of City Council serving on the Board of Directors for a term expiring on November 30, 2006.

 

4.                  That Council request that the Board of Directors of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. elect Pierre Richard to serve as Chair of Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. and of Hydro Ottawa Limited.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 


OTTAWA COMMUNITY HOUSING CORPORATION

 

 

1.             ANNUAL REPORT AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

 

 

REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council approve:

 

1.                  That the Annual Report and Financial Statements of Ottawa Community Housing Corporation (OCHC) for the year 2005 be received.

 

2.                  That Ernst and Young be appointed as the Auditors of Ottawa Community Housing Corporation for the Year 2006.

 

3.                  That the Update re OCHC Strategic Plan be received.

 

4.                  That OCHC By-law No. 4 be repealed and that the By-law be replaced by a new By-law No. 5 incorporating changes in the Corporation’s governance structure as approved by the Shareholder at the July 12, 2005 meeting.

 

5.                  That the Mayor and the City Clerk be authorized to sign a written resolution on behalf of the City of Ottawa as shareholder of OCHC setting out the resolutions approved by the City Council.

 

MOTION NO. 61/10

 

Moved by Councillor G. Bédard

Seconded by Councillor D. Holmes

 

That City Council endorse the OCHC vision of “Building Stronger Communities” as described on page 18 of its 2005/2006 Annual Review Report and instruct the City’s Housing Branch to work collaboratively with OCHC to realize this vision.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

MOTION NO. 61/11

 

Moved by Councillor A. Cullen

Seconded by Councillor G. Bédard

 

WHEREAS Ottawa Community Housing Corporation has been funding operating deficits in its Municipal Non-Profit, Provincial Reformed and Public Housing Programs from its Community Re-investment Fund;

 

AND WHEREAS, according to the 2006 OCHC Annual Report, the Community Re-investment Fund in now depleted;

 

THEREFORE City Council, as Shareholder, direct OCHC to work with the City Manager’s Office and the City’s Housing Branch to develop a sustainable financial strategy so that OCHC can continue to meet its mandate, starting with the 2007 budget.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

MOTION NO. 61/12

 

Moved by Councillor A. Cullen

Seconded by Councillor P. Hume

 

WHEREAS Ottawa Community Housing Corporation’s mission is to provide safe, decent, affordable housing to low and moderate income households;

 

AND WHEREAS City Council as Shareholder, in 2004 issued a Shareholder Directive to OCHC to address issues related to maintenance, community safety and security;

 

AND WHEREAS the 2005 OCHC Maintenance Performance Report slows significant deficiencies in OCHC’s ability to meet its maintenance performance standards;

 

THEREFORE OCHC be directed to develop a strategy (including necessary resources) in order to ensure that at least 90% of the time OCHC is able to meet its Priority 1 and 2 maintenance performance standards;

 

AND that OCHC report to the Shareholder regarding this strategy.

 

LOST on a division of 6 YEAS to 13 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (6):          Councillors P. Hume, G. Brooks, C. Doucet, G. Hunter, J. Stavinga

                        and A. Cullen.

 

Nays (13):        Councillors P. Feltmate, R. Bloess, B. Monette, G. Bédard, J. Harder, D. Holmes, M. McRae, C. Doucet, J. Legendre, M. Bellemare, E. El-Chantiry, R. Jellett and Mayor Chiarelli.

 


MOTION NO. 61/13
 

 

Moved by Councillor D. Deans

Seconded by Councillor P. Hume

 

WHEREAS no other Province in Canada requires Municipalities to fund social housing;

 

AND WHEREAS the property tax base does not contain the flexibility to fulfil all the needs of our housing stock;

 

AND WHEREAS Municipalities across Ontario face similar challenges maintaining and enhancing their housing, stock;

 

AND WHEREAS to address the immediate and on-going funding issues requires the active participation of the Provincial Government;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Ottawa City Council request that the Association of Municipalities of Ontario bring this pressing matter to the attention of the Province of Ontario through the Memorandum of Understanding process in order to obtain proper funding for our housing stock.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

MOTION NO. 61/14

 

Moved by Councillor J. Stavinga

Seconded by Councillor P. Feltmate

 

That the efforts to develop as sustainable financial strategy for OCHC be integrated into the formulation of the Long Range Financial Plan 3.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

MOTION NO. 61/15

 

Moved by Councillor A. Cullen

Seconded by Councillor J. Stavinga

 

That the OCHC Shareholder Declaration be amended to direct OCHC to respond to inquiries raised by City Councillors at Council meetings regarding OCHC matters.

 

LOST on a division of 5 YEAS to 14 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (5):          Councillors P. Hume, B. Monette, D. Deans, J. Stavinga and A. Cullen.

Nays (14):        Councillors G. Brooks, P. Feltmate, G. Bédard, G. Hunter, J. Harder, D. Holmes, M. McRae, C. Doucet, J. Legendre, S. Little, M. Bellemare, E. El-Chantiry,

                        R. Jellett and Mayor Chiarelli.

 

Item 1 of Ottawa Community Housing Corporation was then put Council and CARRIED as amended by Motion Nos. 61/10, 61/11, 61/13 and 61/14.

 

CITY MANAGER

 

 

1.             2005 CORPORATE ANNUAL REPORT

 

 

REPORT RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive the 2005 City of Ottawa Annual Report for information.

 

                                                                                                            RECEIVED

 

MOTION NO. 61/16

 

Moved by Councillor P. Hume

Seconded by Councillor M. McRae

 

That Council receive a presentation on “Funding of Future Transit Capital Needs” by the Acting City Treasurer.

 

MOTION NO. 61/17

 

Moved by Councillor J. Harder

Seconded by Councillor E. El-Chantiry

 

That the presentation by the Acting City Treasurer respecting continuity statements for transit capital be referred to Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee.

 

REFERRAL LOST on a division of 4 YEAS to 12 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (4):          Councillors J. Harder, D. Holmes, E. El-Chantiry and Mayor Chiarelli.

 

Nays (12):        Councillors P. Hume, G. Brooks, P. Feltmate, R. Bloess, B. Monette, G. Hunter, M. McRae, J. Legendre, J. Stavinga, S. Little, M. Bellemare and R. Jellett.

 

Motion No. 61/16 was then put to Council and CARRIED.

 

The presentation by the Acting City Treasurer was heard by Council and RECEIVED.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORT 24A

 




 

1.             ZONING - 6772 MITCH OWENS ROAD

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former Township of Osgoode Zoning By-Law to change the zoning of 6772 Mitch Owens Road from RU (Rural) to RU [xxx] (Rural Exception) as shown in Document 1 and as detailed in Document 2.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 




 

2.                   ZONING - 106 REIS ROAD

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former Township of West Carleton Zoning By-law to change the zoning of 106 Reis Road such that two additional uses will be permitted within the Rural Commercial Exception Zone (CR-15 (x1)), as shown on Document 1 and detailed in Document 2.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

CORPORATE SERVICES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 50

 

     

1.             BILLBOARD ADVERTISING

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve the award of contract and as owner of the lands, authorize the installation of the specific type of sign detailed for each site outlined in Appendix “A”, as amended by the following:

·        That 135 Preston Street – Fire Station be deleted from Appendix A.

 

2.                  Approve the proposals for the sites outlined in Appendix “B”, with the use of smaller street ad signs and not billboards where applicable, and as amended by the following:

·                    That 241 Centrum Boulevard be deleted from Appendix B.

3.                  Reject the proposals for the sites outlined in Appendix “C”, for signs that do not meet all of the requirements of the Signs By-law;

 

4.         Approve the Request for Proposal (RFP) process as the selected method to expand the billboard program and the future award of contracts for billboards and street ad signs that comply with City signs and zoning by-laws. 

 

MOTION NO. 61/18

 

Moved by Councillor M. McRae

Seconded by Councillor B. Monette

 

WHEREAS City staff were directed by City Council to pursue revenue opportunities from City assets;

 

AND WHEREAS billboard and street ad signs on City property have the potential to raise significant new revenues and help offset ongoing budget pressures;

 

AND WHEREAS the sign proposals outlined in Appendix B of the Billboard Advertising report (ACS2006-CRS-CSO-0002) clearly comply with the technical requirements of the Signs By-law, these do not meet specific by-law requirements to observe the design guidelines for the streetscape of traditional main streets, villages and compliance with Official Plan policies such as the Scenic Entry Routes;

 

AND WHEREAS the City strives to create an aesthetically pleasing streetscape as evidenced by ongoing development of urban design policies;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the disposition on sign proposals be as outlined in the revised Appendix B attached.

 


APPENDIX “B”

 

PROPOSALS DO NOT COMPLY WITH ALL REQUIREMENTS OF THE SIGNS BY-LAW

CONFLICTS WITH DESIGN GUIDELINES EXIST

 

SIGN SPECIFICS

ISSUE

DISPOSITION

Location:

OC Transitway Place D'Orleans Park & Ride Station (900 Champlain Street)

Sign Type: 

Double Face Trivision

Vendor: 

Viacom Outdoor

Billboard sign proposed to be located adjacent to Highway 174 which is designated in the Official Plan as a scenic entry route.  The scenic entry route policy in the Official Plan (S.4.6.4) provides that signage along these routes should create a favourable first impression of Ottawa. 

Approve proposal for billboard, notwithstanding that the property is located on a designated in the Official Plan as a scenic entry route, as the location is a transit station.

Location:

OC Transitway Place D'Orleans Park & Ride Station (950 Champlain Street)

Sign Type: 

Horizontal Poster Panel – V config (double face)

Vendor: 

Pattison Outdoor

Billboard sign is proposed to be located adjacent to Champlain Street at the easterly edge of the Place D’Orleans park and ride lot. This location is within a designated Town Centre area and is subject to high pedestrian traffic to / from parking and the Place D’Orleans transit station and from the northerly residential area to the shopping centre. A large billboard sign does not fit with the improved urban design and street elements scale envisioned in the Town Centre area. 

Approve proposal for billboard, notwithstanding that the property is located on a designated in the Official Plan as a scenic entry route and is adjacent to the Orleans Town Centre, as the location is a transit station.

Location:

241 Centrum Blvd

Sign Type: 

Double Face Trivision

Vendor: 

Viacom Outdoor

Billboard sign is proposed to be located on the north side of Centrum Blvd., east of the future Commercial Drive. A billboard sign in this location does not fit with the pedestrian scale streetscape elements that have been designed and constructed along the street in accordance with the Town Centre Design Guidelines.  Site is part of P3 initiative for Orleans Arts Centre.

This proposal was rejected by CSEDC on June 20, 2006:  Property is located adjacent to a significant scenic entry route and forms part of P3 initiative for Orleans Art Centre.

Location:

Taylor Creek, Pts 1&2 Plan

Sign Type: 

Double Face Trivision

Vendor: 

Viacom Outdoor

Billboard sign proposed to be located adjacent to Highway 174 which is designated in the Official Plan as a scenic entry route.  The scenic entry route policy in the Official Plan (S.4.6.4) provides that signage along these routes should create a favourable first impression of Ottawa. 

Reject proposal as property is located on a designated scenic entry route and thus is contradictory to the Official Plan.

Location:

OC Transitway Trim Rd Park & Ride Station

Regional Road 174, 1080

Sign Type: 

Double Face Trivision

Vendor: 

Viacom Outdoor

Billboard sign proposed to be located adjacent to Highway 174 which is designated in the Official Plan as a scenic entry route.  The scenic entry route policy in the Official Plan (S.4.6.4) provides that signage along these routes should create a favourable first impression of Ottawa. 

Approve proposal for billboard, notwithstanding that the property is located on a designated in the Official Plan as a scenic entry route, as the location is a transit station.

Location:

3353 St.Joseph Blvd

Sign Type: 

Horizontal Poster Panel (single face)

Vendor: 

Pattison Outdoor

Billboard sign is proposed to be located adjacent to the inside edge of the 174 / Tenth Line Road off ramp (northeast of the new Police station).  The site is a future road right-of-way for the existing underpass beneath the off ramp. This site and surrounding area is under consideration for an easterly expansion to the designated Orleans Town Centre through the current “CHS Lands” planning study where staff is considering servicing options, land use and urban design issues.  The site is also adjacent to a designated scenic entry route and is part of a major gateway entrance area into the Orleans community. 

Reject proposal as property is adjacent to a significant scenic entry route, is also adjacent to and may become part of the Orleans Town Centre and thus is contradictory to the Official Plan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location:

2190 Walkley Road - Pedestrian Pathway

Sign Type: 

Double Face Trivision

Vendor: 

Viacom Outdoor

Meets sign permit application regulations however does not meet Ottawa Business Park design guidelines for maximum sign height at 10 feet.

Approve proposal for billboard

Location:

2299 St.Laurent Blvd.

Sign Type: 

Double Face Trivision

Vendor: 

Viacom Outdoor

Meets sign permit application regulations however does not meet Ottawa Business Park design guidelines for maximum sign height at 10 feet.

Approve proposal for billboard

Location:

2247 St.Laurent Blvd - Mather Award Ditch

Sign Type: 

Horizontal Poster Panel – V config (double face)

Vendor: 

Pattison Outdoor

Meets sign permit application regulations however does not meet Ottawa Business Park design guidelines for maximum sign height at 10 feet.

Approve proposal for billboard

Location:

4160 Riverside Drive

Sign Type: 

2 Horizontal Poster Panels (double face)

Vendor: 

Pattison Outdoor

Billboard signs (2) are proposed to be located on the west side of the Riverside directly across from airport lands.  Riverside Dr. is also a designated scenic entry route into the City and as such adjacent development is subject to the Official Plan and NCC the scenic entry route policies that support the creation of an aesthetically pleasing streetscape. The OP policies also are specific to the Riverside Dr. corridor as contributing to the continuity of greenspace through the design of the corridor.

Approve proposal for billboard, notwithstanding that the location is a scenic entry route, given that the 2 billboards will have minor visual impact and the area is under development and in transition for the next 5 years.

 

Location:

191 Lees Avenue - OC Transitway Lees Station

Sign Type: 

Horizontal Poster Panel – V config (double face)

Vendor: 

Pattison Outdoor

Billboard sign is proposed to be located north of Lees Ave and west of the transit station.  This site is in a designated mixed use area and the surrounding land is developed with high density residential uses.  Lees Ave. has considerable pedestrian traffic in this location to/from the transit station. 

Approve application only for installation of a street ad sign.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

Item 1 of Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee Report 50 was then put to Council and CARRIED as amended by Motion No. 61/18 with Councillors

J Stavinga, G. Hunter and P. Feltmate dissenting.

 

 

 

2.             AppointmentS to The VANIER BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA BOARD OF MANAGEMENT

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve the appointment of Alain Samson and John Therien to the Vanier Business Improvement Area Board of Management for the term expiring November 30, 2006. 

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 


 

 

3.             SALE OF LAND – PART OF LANE REAR OF 244 HARMER AVENUE SOUTH

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Declare a vacant parcel of land shown on Annex “A” attached, containing approximately 30 m2, described as being part of the lane on Registered Plan 207509, located at the rear of 244 Harmer Avenue south, in the City of Ottawa, subject to final survey and subject to the lane being stopped up and closed by by-law, as surplus to the City’s needs;

 

2.                  Approve the sale of the land detailed in Recommendation 1, subject to any easements that may be required, to William Mark Shewchuk and Karen Elizabeth McIntyre, for the amount of $4,844, pursuant to an Agreement of Purchase and Sale that has been received.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

     

4.             LAND EXCHANGE, COMSTOCK ROAD

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.         Declare a portion of Comstock Road containing an area of 3,790 m2, shown as Parts 1 and 2 on Plan 4R-21074, being stopped up and closed by by-law, as surplus to the City’s needs;

 

2.         Approve the sale of the land referred to in Recommendation 1, having a value of $164,000.00, to Transport McGill Air Inc., in exchange for 6,399.8 m2 of vacant land shown as Parts 4, 5, 6 and 7 on Plan 4R-21074 and Part 10 on Plan OR-115, having a value of $253,000.00, all for $1.00 plus GST, and subject to respective easements that may be required, pursuant to an Agreement of Purchase and Sale that has been received.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 


 


 

5.                   SALE OF LAND - PART OF ROAD ALLOWANCE ADJACENT TO

                1776 MAPLE GROVE ROAD

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Declare a vacant parcel of land shown on Annex “A” attached, containing approximately 0.299 ha, being part of the road allowance adjacent to 1776 Maple Grove Road and described as part of Lot 27, Concession 12, geographic Township of Goulbourn, in the City of Ottawa, subject to final survey and subject to the road being stopped up and closed by by-law, as surplus to the City’s needs;

 

2.                  Waive City policy regarding the sale of property at market value, and approve the sale of the lands described in Recommendation 1 to Mattamy Development Corporation for $1.00, plus GST, subject to any easements that may be required, pursuant to an Agreement of Purchase and Sale that has been received.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

     

6.             FRONT-ENDING AGREEMENT HUNTMAR ROAD, HAZELDEAN ROAD TO MAPLE GROVE ROAD

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Authorize the City to enter into a Front-Ending Agreement with Mattamy (Poole Creek) Ltd. for the design and construction of Huntmar Road from Hazeldean Road to Maple Grove Road, based on the principles set forth in Document 1, and the Council approved Front-Ending Policy in Document 2 with the final form and content of the Front-Ending Agreement being to the satisfaction of the Deputy City Manager, Planning and Growth Management and the City Solicitor.

 

2.                  Approve the payback of $6,000,000 in 2009 for the design and construction cost of Huntmar Road subject to the execution of the Front-Ending Agreement.

 

3.                  Subject to the execution of a Front-Ending Agreement in accordance with the Council–approved Front-Ending Policy, precommit $6,000,000 in the 2009 Capital Budget for Huntmar Road.

 

4.                  Approve that the City will not enter into the said Front-Ending Agreement and/or issue a Commence Work Order for the Huntmar Road construction until such time as all applicable Environmental Assessment Processes are complete.

 

CARRIED with Councillor C. Doucet dissenting.

 

 

     

7.             ontario affordable housing program and HOusing Delivery Plan

 

 

HEALTH, RECREATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS as amended AND CORPORATE SERVICES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION (RECOMMENDATION 2 ONLY)

 

1.         That City Council approve:

 

a.       The City of Ottawa Housing Delivery Plan (including Home Ownership, Housing Allowances and Rental and Supported Housing program streams) for submission to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and delegate authority to the City Manager to enter into a Contribution Agreement with the Province for the purposes of administering the Canada/Ontario Affordable Housing Program;

 

b.         That if the Province does not support the proposed approach to delivering one or all of the three program streams of the Canada/Ontario Affordable Housing Program, that the City of Ottawa will not participate in that program stream but that Council request that the funding allocated to that stream remain in Ottawa, for redistribution to other program streams or for direct delivery by the Province;

 

c.         That, subject to Provincial approval of the City of Ottawa Housing Delivery Plan, a request for up to $1.3 million in capital funding be considered in the 2007 Capital Budget submission to support participation in the AHP, including funding for:  Building Permit Fee grants; School Board fee grants; housing accessibility grants; professional services to support implementation and administration of the new AHP, and a 1% contingency to deal with unforeseen costs to the program;

 

d.         That the following lands be allocated to the Action Ottawa program for inclusion in future Requests for Proposals for affordable housing development:  1143 Randall Avenue in Alta Vista Ward 18; and 260 Tompkins Avenue in Orleans Ward 1;

 

e.         That a one-time payment of $59,066 be provided from the funding for the Affordable Housing Program, with $38,766 to be paid to Ottawa Salus Corporation and $20,300 to be paid to Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation to rebate School Board Fees paid between July 2005 and today for affordable housing developments.

 

2.         Approve, subject to Provincial approval of the City of Ottawa Housing Delivery Plan for the Rental and Supportive Housing program stream, that $2.1 million be transferred from the Social Housing Reserve to the Affordable Housing Capital Fund to support full participation in the Affordable Housing Program.

 

 

3.         That in the City of Ottawa Program Delivery section regarding “Unit Condition”, the text be replaced with the following:

 

A statement by the landlord confirming that the unit meets all building code, and health and safety requirements will be provided.  If at any time the unit proves to not meet those standards, the landlord will be required to bring the unit up to a reasonable standard.  Unless the failure of the unit to meet standards was substantially the result of the willful or negligent act of the tenant, or another occupant or guest of the tenant, and if the participating tenant is displaced as a result of this work, an equivalent or better unit must be provided by the landlord at the same rent as then applicable for the unit occupied upon entry into this program.  Otherwise, the full amount of subsidy provided from the time the unit is not in a reasonable state of repair, net of any abatement of rent or compensation paid to the tenant, will be refunded by the landlord to the City.

 

4.         That in the City of Ottawa Program Delivery section regarding “Average Subsidy”, the first paragraph of the text be deleted.

 

MOTION NO. 61/19

 

Moved by Councillor J. Legendre

Seconded by Councillor C. Doucet

 

That Recommendation 3 of the report be amended to indicate that at any time a housing unit being subsidized under the proposed Housing Allowance program does not meet all building code and health and safety requirements that staff consider terminating the funding agreements with the landlord.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

MOTION NO. 61/20

 

Moved by Councillor J. Legendre

Seconded by Councillor C. Doucet

 

That in the section relating to the “Terms of Program” for the Housing Allowance Program in the proposed Housing Delivery Plan, that the text be revised to read “The service manager will target the programs to households that are in core housing need and are more likely to only require subsidy for a short period of time”.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

Item 7 of Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee Report 50 was then put to Council and CARRIED as amended by the following Motion Nos. 61/19 and 61/20 with Councillor B. Monette dissenting.

 

 

           

8.             OTTAWA-GATINEAU PRIDE WEEK FESTIVAL REQUEST FOR EMERGENCY FUNDING

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve in-kind City services to a maximum of $13,810 allocated from the City-wide Capital Reserve Fund, for police and paramedic services, on-site festival plaza services and office rent for four months in 2006;

 

2.                  Forgive the existing arrears of $16,425 owed to the City by the Pride Committee for unpaid City services from previous years' events, allocated from the City-wide Capital Reserve Fund;

 

3.                  Direct the Pride Committee to repay the 2004 letter of guarantee in the amount of $50,075, to the City of Ottawa, in instalments and at no interest, over a seven to ten year period beginning in 2007;

 

4.                  Direct the Pride Committee to develop and provide to the City of Ottawa a long-term financial sustainability plan by December 2006, including an Audited Statement by a certified Chartered Accountant, for staff review and approval;

5.                  Direct the City Auditor General to audit the Pride Committee's 2006 financial accounts at no cost to the Pride Committee; and

 

6.         Direct staff to monitor the implementation of this long-term financial sustainability plan.

 

MOTION NO. 61/21

 

Moved by Councillor D. Holmes

Seconded by Councillor G. Bédard

 

That a one-time emergency grant be approved in the amount of $20,000 for the Ottawa-Gatineau Pride Week Festival (Pride Festival) allocated from the City-wide Capital Reserve Fund, to help finance 2006 programming and immediate cash flow requirements.  Emergency funds are not to be redirected to any outstanding arrears.

 

LOST on a division of 3 YEAS to 15 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (3):          Councillors G. Bédard, D. Holmes and C. Doucet.

 

Nays (15):        Councillors P. Hume, G. Brooks, P. Feltmate, R. Bloess, B. Monette, G. Hunter, J. Harder, M. McRae, J. Legendre, J. Stavinga, M. Bellemare, R. Chiarelli,

                        E. El-Chantiry, R. Jellett and Mayor Chiarelli.

 

MOTION NO. 61/22

 

Moved by Councillor D. Holmes

Seconded by Councillor G. Bédard

 

That Council approve that the City of Ottawa pay the insurance cost of the Pride Festival in the amount of $12, 000 for $2 million for commercial general liability.

 

LOST on a division of 3 YEAS to 15 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (3):          Councillors G. Bédard, D. Holmes and C. Doucet.

 

Nays (15):        Councillors P. Hume, G. Brooks, P. Feltmate, R. Bloess, B. Monette, G. Hunter, J. Harder, M. McRae, J. Legendre, J. Stavinga, M. Bellemare, R. Chiarelli,

                        E. El-Chantiry, R. Jellett and Mayor Chiarelli.

 


MOTION NO. 61/23

 

Moved by Councillor C. Doucet

Seconded by Councillor M. McRae

 

That City staff, in the course of doing their festival funding outcome report (which describes the results the City expects to achieve from funding of festivals), include economic, community development, tourism, and internal management, and in this way develop evaluation criteria for funding and re-funding festivals.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

The Committee Recommendations, as amended, were divided for voting purposes.

 

Recommendations 1 and 2 were CARRIED on a division of 11 YEAS to 7 NAYS as follows:

 

Yeas (11):       Councillors P. Hume, P. Feltmate, G. Bédard, D. Holmes, M. McRae,

                        C. Doucet, J. Legendre, J. Stavinga, M. Bellemare, R. Chiarelli

                        and Mayor Chiarelli.

 

Nays (7):         Councillors G. Brooks, R. Bloess, B. Monette, G. Hunter, J. Harder,

                        E. El-Chantiry and R. Jellett.

 

Recommendation 3 was CARRIED with Councillors R. Bloess, J. Harder and

E. El-Chantiry dissenting.

 

Recommendation 4 was CARRIED.

 

Recommendation 5 was CARRIED with Councillors R. Jellett and G. Hunter dissenting.

 

Recommendation 6 was CARRIED with Councillors G. Hunter and J. Harder dissenting.

 

 

HEALTH, RECREATION AND SOCIAL SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT 35

 



 

1.             Phase I – Integrated drugs and addictions strategy

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Endorse Treatment and Prevention/Public Education as the two priority issues requiring immediate attention including:

 

a.                  Development of an action plan to increase the capacity of treatment in Ottawa along a continuum of service that addresses identified gaps including outpatient and residential treatment for youth, increased services for diverse groups including withdrawal management, timely access to treatment, management of concurrent disorders and transitional housing.

 

b.                  Development of a comprehensive Prevention/Public Education plan that addresses identified gaps by supporting families, improving access to information for local addictions services; alignment of strategies with provincial and federal initiatives; and supports for family functioning.

 

c.                   Development of a Stakeholder Engagement Strategy to ensure ongoing input into the development of 1a) and 1b)

 

2.                  Endorse the development of issue planning tables to further refine the scope and seek solutions related to:

 

a.                  The co-ordination between City services, other service providers and key community stakeholders enabling neighbourhoods to deal with drug-related problems.

 

b.                  Balancing the need to address the HIV and Hepatitis C rate among the drug using population in Ottawa while addressing the concerns of the community and the safety of front line workers

 

3.                  Direct the Community Network to report back to Health Recreation and Social Services Committee in 6 months with project plans that detail deliverables, time lines and resource requirements to implement short, medium and long term solutions related to Treatment and Public Education.

 

4.                  Refer the priority action of crimes as they relate to the use and supply of drugs to Crime Prevention Ottawa to include as part of their work plan

 

5.                  Refer the priority action of Affordable housing as it relates to drug and addictions issue to the Corporate Housing Agenda work team.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 


PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 50

 

     

1.             zONING - 2301 tenth line road

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former Cumberland Zoning By-Law to change the zoning of 2301 Tenth Line Road from "CCN" Commercial Convenience Neighbourhood to "CCN-X'X'" Commercial Convenience Neighbourhood - Exception 'X' as shown in Document 1 and as detailed in Document 2.

 

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

 

 

     

2.             Water Efficiency PLAN:  PHASE i (2007 –2009)

 

Committee recommendations

 

That Council approve:

 

1.                  The 3-year Water Efficiency Plan:  Phase I (2007-2009) that consists of the following elements:

 

a)                  A financial-based Incentives Program;

 

b)                  A Waterwise Promotional Campaign;

 

c)                  A City Facilities Retrofit Program;

 

d)                  Annual monitoring and assessment of program effectiveness; and

 

e)                  Annual reporting of program results to Council.

 

2.         Inclusion of capital funds in the Draft 2007 Budget to enable implementation of the Water Efficiency Plan:  Phase I, as set out herein.

 

3.         Accept for information Annex B – Evaluation of the 2005 Summer Waterwise Campaign.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

           

3.             ZONING - 1501 HUNT CLUB ROAD

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Ottawa Zoning By-law to change the zoning of 1501 Hunt Club Road from R1D and L2 to R3F and L2 as shown in Document 2.

 

CARRIED with Councillor D. Deans dissenting.

 

 

     

4.             zONING - 400, 402 and 404 MacKay STreet

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Ottawa Zoning By-law to change the zoning of 400, 402 and 404 MacKay Street from R5B-p H(11.0) (Low-rise Apartment Zone) to R5B-p H(12.2) [XX] (Low-rise Apartment exception zone) as shown on Document 1 and as detailed in Document 3.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

     

5.             zONING - 2848 Cedarview Road

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Nepean Zoning By-Law to change the zoning of 2848 Cedarview Road from Future Growth - (FG) Zone to Residential Mixed Use - (RMU) Zone, Parks and Recreation - (PRP) Zone, and to Conservation - (Con) Zone as shown in Document 1  and as detailed in Document 2.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 


 


 

6.             ZONING - 4020 AND 4022 STRANDHERD DRIVE

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Nepean Zoning By-law to change the zoning of 4020 and 4022 Strandherd Drive from Future Growth (FG) to Residential Mixed Use Exception (RMU Block XX) and to Residential Sixth Density Exception (R6A Block XX) ; from Residential Fifth Density (R5)  to Parks

and Recreation (Public) (PRP) and Residential Mixed Use Exception (RMU Block XX); from Institutional (I) to Residential Sixth Density Exception (R6A Block XX); and Residential Fourth Density (R4) to Residential Mixed Use Exception (RMU Block XX) as shown on Document 1 and as detailed in Document 2.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

     

7.             ZONING - 1056 KLONDIKE ROAD

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Kanata Zoning By-law to change the zoning of 1056 Klondike Road from Rural Community (RCM) to a Special Rural Community Zone (RCM-X) as shown in Document 1 and detailed in Document 2.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

     

8.             ZONING - 47 Brady Avenue

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Kanata Zoning By-law 161-93 to change the zoning of part of 900 Second Line Road to be known as 47 Brady Avenue from R5A to R5A-exception as shown in Document 1 and as detailed in Document 2.

 

CARRIED with Councillor J. Legendre dissenting.

 

 


 

9.             ZONING - 432 STATEWOOD DRIVE

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former City of Kanata Zoning By-law 161-93 to change the zoning of part of 900 Second Line Road to be known as 432 Statewood Drive from R3A-3 to R3A-exception as shown in Document 1 and  detailed in Document 2.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

           

10.          zONING - 10 Cedarow court

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the former Township of Goulbourn Zoning By-law 40-99 to change the zoning of 10 Cedarow Court from Highway Commercial (CH) to Highway Commercial - Exception as shown in Document 1 and detailed in Document 2.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

     

11.          aPPLICATION FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION IN THE LOWERTOWN WEST HERITAGE CONSERVATION DISTRICT AT 224‑226 DALHOUSIE STREET/126 GUIGUES AVENUe

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve the application for new construction in the Lowertown West Heritage Conservation District at 224-226 Dalhousie Street/126 Guigues Avenue in accordance with the plans filed by Douglas Hardie Architect Inc. included as Documents 3 to 7 as received on May 2, 2006.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 


 

 

12.          BARRHAVEN SOUTH COMMUNITY DESIGN PLAN AND OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT

 

Committee recommendations as amended

 

That Council:

 

1.         Approve the Barrhaven South Community Design Plan in Document 8, and the integrated Transportation Master Plan in Document 9, which have been submitted under separate cover.

 

2.         Adopt Official Plan Amendment No. XX to the City of Ottawa Official Plan (2003), as detailed in Document 5, to implement the Community Design Plan.

 

3.         Direct Planning and Growth Management Staff to bring forward the required Master Servicing Study, Subwatershed Study for the Jock River Reach 1, and the Conceptual Fish Compensation Plan, for approval.

 

4.         Direct Legal Services to forward the draft Official Plan Amendment implementing by-law to City Council upon request from Planning and Growth Management once the studies referred to in Recommendation 3 have received the required approvals.

 

5.         Approve that the “creative use of floodplain” be re-instated to the Guiding Principles as a possibility, with approvals by the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority.

 

6.                  Approve the following technical amendments:

 

a)                  In the French Recommendation 3 of the staff report, change “tronçon 2” to “tronçon 1”;

 

b)                  In the legend of Figure 8 on page 12 of the Community Design Plan document, change the wording of “Potential Highway 416 Interchange (MTO identified)” to “Potential Highway 416 Interchange (as per the City of Ottawa Official Plan)”;

 

c)                  In figure 29 on page 50 of the Community Design Plan document, delete the word “no” from the phrase “Cross-section for 32-metre arterial road with no median”.

 


MOTION NO. 61/24

 

Moved by Councillor J. Legendre

Seconded by Councillor J. Harder

 

WHEREAS the intent of the wording ‘creative use of the floodplain’ was primarily to allow for re-grading of lands for recreational purposes;

 

AND WHEREAS this can be accommodated under the current cut and fill regulations of the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority without specific direction in the plan;

 

BE IT RESOLVED that Item 5 be deleted from the Committee recommendation.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

Item 12 of Planning and Environment Committee Report 50 was then put to Council and CARRIED as amended by Motion No. 61/24.

 

 

     

13.          SOUTH NEPEAN TOWN CENTRE COMMUNITY DESIGN PLAN
AND OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT


 

Committee recommendations

 

That Council:

 

1.         Approve the South Nepean Town Centre Community Design Plan in Document 8, which has been submitted under separate cover.

 

2.         Adopt Official Plan Amendment No. XX to the City of Ottawa Official Plan (2003), as detailed in Document 5, to implement the Community Design Plan.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

 

14.          signs minor variance - 2805 carling avenue

 

Committee recommendations

 

That Council:

 

1.         Refuse a Minor Variance application to the Permanent Signs on Private Property By-law for an internally illuminated ground sign on the Carling Avenue frontage, with an identification area of 4.5 square metres and a height of 3 metres, with an additional 0.75 square metres electronic message centre.

 

2.         Approve a recommended Minor Variance to the Permanent Signs on Private Property By-law for an internally illuminated ground sign on the Carling Avenue frontage, with an identification area of 3.7 square metres and a height of 2.75 metres, with an additional 0.75 square metres electronic message centre.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

     

15.          SIGN BY-LAW MINOR VARIANCE - 1050 morrison drive

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve a requested Minor Variance to the Permanent Signs on Private Property By-law to allow two internally illuminated logo wall signs to be located on the top storey of the north face of the subject building, whereas the By-law only allows one logo sign per wall face on the top storey.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 51

 

 

1.             Hauled Liquid waste pricing strategy

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve that:

 

1.         Fees for the disposal of septic tank (and similar strength) waste generated inside the City of Ottawa boundaries, be increased at a rate of $2.00 per cubic metre per year until treatment costs are fully recovered in 2012, with the first $2.00 increment effective 01 July 2007.

 


2.         The disposal fees be adjusted annually for inflation.

 

3.         The Sewer Use By-law be revised to reflect any change in disposal fees.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT 36A

 



 

1.             SOUTHWEST TRANSITWAY EXTENSION (STRANDHERD DRIVE TO CAMBRIAN ROAD) ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT STUDY RECOMMENDATIONS, AND GREENBANK ROAD WIDENING (MALVERN DRIVE TO CAMBRIAN ROAD) CLASS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT STUDY RECOMMENDATIONS

 

 

commITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS as amended

 

That Council approve:

 

1.         (a)        the Environmental Assessment study’s recommended plan for the Southwest Transitway Extension;

 

(b)        finalizing the Environmental Assessment Report for the Southwest Transitway Extension project and posting the Notice of Submission thereby commencing the Ontario Ministry of the Environment approval process;

 

2.         (a)        the Environmental Assessment study's recommended plan for the widening of Greenbank Road from Malvern Drive to Cambrian Road;

 

(b)               the finalizing of the Environmental Study Report for the Greenbank Road project and posting of the Notice of Study Completion.

 

3.         That the intersection design for the widening of Greenbank Road include pedestrian refuges at the medians of signalized intersections.

 

4.         That the Southwest transitway cross section include treed boulevards between the transitway and the private vehicle lanes, and that these trees be planted and managed in an environment for full canopy trees.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 


 



 

2.             WAIVER TO PROVISION 25(1) PRIVATE APPROACH BY-LAW 2003-447 FOR 3960 INNES ROAD – FIRST PRO SHOPPING CENTRE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve the Waiver to Provision 25(l) of the Private Approach By-law 2003-447, to permit private approaches with a separation less than the required 75m on the Mer Bleue Road frontage at 3960 Innes Road.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

Motion to Adopt Reports

 
MOTION NO. 61/25

 

Moved by Councillor J. Harder

Seconded by Councillor J. Legendre

 

That Hydro Ottawa Inc.’s reports entitled “Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. – Annual Report and Annual General Meeting of the Shareholder”, “Hydro Ottawa Inc. – Governance Structure” and “Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. – Nominating Committee Report”, Ottawa Community Housing Corporation’s report entitled “Ottawa Community Housing Corporation Annual Report and Annual General Meeting of the Shareholder”, the City Manager’s report entitled “2005 Corporate Annual Report”, Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Report 24A, Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee Report 50, Health, Recreation and Social Services Committee Report 35, Planning and Environment Committee Reports 50 and 51, Transportation Committee Report 36A, be received and adopted as amended.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

Notices of Motion (For Consideration at Subsequent Meeting)

 

Moved by Councillor M. McRae

Seconded by Councillor C. Doucet

 

WHEREAS the construction of the Light Rail Transit (“LRT”) System will, “in the course of the constructing, reconstructing, changing, altering or improving” both Slater Street and Albert Street, require the relocation of City and non-City utilities (the “Downtown Utilities”) in the downtown area;

 

AND WHEREAS the construction of the LRT System will also require the relocation within the O-Train Corridor of three non-City utilities (“the Corridor Telecoms”);

 

AND WHEREAS the Public Service Works on Highways Act (the “Act”) establishes a cost-sharing formula for the relocation of utilities within the road allowance, which is that the City pay 50% of the cost of labour and the utility pay all other costs;

 

AND WHEREAS the Act provides for an alternative cost-sharing formula, by way of an agreement for utilities within the road allowance, which in Ottawa’s case is a Municipal Access Agreement (“MAA”);

 

AND WHEREAS Ottawa has MAA’s with some of the utility companies which must be relocated;

 

AND WHEREAS the cost-sharing for the three Corridor Telecoms is determined by License Agreement, which requires that each Telecom pay between 90% and 100% of the relocation costs;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT:

 

1.                  With respect to the Downtown Utilities, Council direct City staff to:

 

(a)               Give notice to each of the utilities pursuant to the Act or the MAA, as applicable, that relocation is required; and

 

(b)               Require those utilities to pay for the relocation.

 

2.                  With respect to Corridor Telecoms, Council direct City staff to:

 

(a)               Give notice to each of the Telecoms pursuant to the respective License Agreement that relocation is required; and

 

(b)               Require these three Telecoms to pay for the relocation costs in accordance with respective License Agreements by which each occupies the O-Train Corridor.

 

 

Moved by Councillor A. Cullen

Seconded by Councillor J. Legendre

 

WHEREAS the City of Ottawa, consistent with provincial legislation, publishes the list of employees earning $100,000 or more;

 

THEREFORE City Council, as Shareholders direct Hydro Ottawa Holding Inc. to publish such a list.

Motion to Introduce By-laws                                                    Three Readings

 

MOTION NO. 61/26

 

Moved by Councillor J. Harder

Seconded by Councillor J. Legendre

 

That the following by-laws be enacted and passed:

 

2006-249                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2006-177 to establish the tax levy for the year 2006 for the professional sports facility property tax class.

 

2006-250                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2006-178 to establish the tax levy for the year 2006 for the City of Ottawa’s share of the costs of the conservation authorities for the professional sports facility property tax class.

 

2006-251                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2006-179 to establish the tax levy for the year 2006 for police services for the professional sports facility property tax class.

 

2006-252                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2006-184 to establish a special levy for fire protection and prevention in the urban service area for the year 2006 for the professional sports facility property tax class.

 

2006-253                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2006-181 to establish a special levy for public transportation within the service area known as the Urban Transit Area for the year 2006 for the professional sports facility property tax class.

 

2006-254                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to authorize a franchise agreement between the City of Ottawa and Enbridge Gas Company Ltd.

 

2006-255                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2005-439 respecting permanent signs on private property.

 

 

2006-256                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate 2367 Tenth Line Road, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

2006-257                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate 988 Teron Road, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

2006-258                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to stop up and close part of the Lane Plan 355, lying to the rear of Lots 158 and 159.  (Boyd Avenue)

2006-259                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 1-84 of the former City of Cumberland to change the zoning for the property known municipally as 2301 Tenth Line Road.

 

2006-260                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend the Official Plan for the City of Ottawa to change the designation of the lands which are the subject of the South Nepean Town Centre Community Design Plan.

 

2006-261                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law Number 74-79 of the former City of Kanata to change the zoning for the property known municipally as 1056 Klondike Road.

 

2006-262                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law Number 93-98 of the former City of Ottawa to change the zoning for the property known municipally as 1501 Hunt Club Road.

 

2006-263                 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law Number 161-93 of the former City of Kanata to change the zoning for part of the property known municipally as 47 Brady Avenue.

 

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