27 MAY 2009
2. National Anthem (Councillor D. Deans)
3. Announcements/Ceremonial Activities
· Recognition - Chief Rick Larabie
4. Roll Call
5. Confirmation of Minutes
Confirmation of Minutes of the regular and In Camera meetings of 13 May 2009.
6. Declarations of interest including those originally arising from prior meetings
· Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Alerts :
· Green Energy Act Regulation Posted on EBR for Comment
· AMO signs Memorandum of Cooperation with Union of Municipalities of Quebec
· Government announces Bridge Funding for 2010-2011 to support Ontario's municipalities and families in looming child care crisis
· Government of Canada launched $348.9 million Community Adjustment Fund for Ontario
· AMO continues to push for successful implementation of AODA
· Participate in the COUNT ME IN! Community Challenge Launch
· Province Passes Green Energy Act
Councillor S. Qadri (City Business) and Mayor O’Brien have advised they will be absent from the Council meeting of 27 May 2009.
9. City’s Meetings Investigator
1. REPORT OF THE MEETINGS INVESTIGATOR REGARDING THE CLOSED MEETINGS OF COUNCIL ON MARCH 11, 2009 AND MARCH 25, 2009
RÉUNIONS À HUIS RAPPORT DE L’ENQUÊTEUR POUR LES RÉUNIONS AU SUJET DES CLOS DU CONSEIL TENUES LE 11 MARS 2009 ET 25 MARS 2009
That Council receive the attached report and consider the recommendations included within.
(Please note, the report of the Meetings Investigator will be tabled at Council)
10. Motion to Introduce Committee Reports
(Councillors D. Thompson and E. El-Chantiry)
COMMUNITY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT 40
1. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM - ANNUAL UPDATE
PROGRAMME DE GESTION DES SITUATIONS D’URGENCE - MISE À JOUR ANNUELLE
1. Receive this annual report on the Emergency Management Program (2008) – For information.
2. Adopt the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive (CBRNE) Response Plan as an appendix to the City’s Emergency Management Plan and amend By-law Number 2007-313, ‘Schedule B’ to include the Emergency Management Plan, Version 3.0 with the attached CBRNE Response Plan as an appendix.
2. CHILDCARE CENTRE REQUEST FOR FUNDING
DEMANDE DE FINANCEMENT DE CENTRE DE SERVICES DE GARDE
That Council approve the allocation of an additional $1,700,000.00 for the relocation, site clean up and construction of a new childcare centre.
3. NON–POLICE COSTS INCURRED BY THE CITY OF OTTAWA – TAMIL PROTESTS
COÛTS NON LIÉS AUX SERVICES POLICIERS ENGAGÉS PAR LA VILLE D’OTTAWA – PROTESTATIONS DES TAMOULS
That Council approve that upon confirmation of the total costs incurred by the City of Ottawa, outside of policing, the Federal Government be formally asked to reimburse the City for the total costs incurred related to the Tamil protest.
CORPORATE SERVICES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 42
1. AppointmentS to The barrhaven BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA BOARD OF MANAGEMENT
NOMINATIONS AU CONSEIL DE GESTION DE LA ZONE D’AMÉLIORATION COMMERCIALE DE BARRHAVEN
That Council approve the appointment of Stephen Bent and Kevin Butler to the Barrhaven Business Improvement Area Board of Management for the term expiring 30 November 2010.
2. PROPERTY ACQUISITION: CENTREPOINTE ROAD LINK -CONSTELLATION Crescent REALIGNMENT - OttawA-CARLETON DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD - SIR GUY CARLETON HIGHSCHOOL - 55 CENTREPOINTE DRIVE, Ottawa
ACQUISITION DE TERRAIN : VOIE DE LIAISON DE LA PROMENADE CENTREPOINTE – MODIFICATION DU TRACÉ DU CROISSANT CONSTELLATION – OTTAWA-CARLETON DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD – ÉCOLE SECONDAIRE SIR GUY CARLETON – 55, PROMENADE CENTREPOINTE, OTTAWA
That Council approve the acquisition of 2,928.7m2 of vacant land, described as being Part of Lots 34 and 35, Concession 2, Rideau Front, City of Ottawa, known municipally as 55 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa, as shown on Document 1 attached hereto, required to facilitate the realignment of Constellation Crescent from the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) for the total consideration of $578,340 plus GST.
3. Sale of Properties – longfields subdivision phase 1
Vente de propriétés –– plan de lottissement lonGfields phase 1
That Council :
1. Declare the properties municipally known as 159 Claridge Drive, shown hatched on Document “1” attached, and 3020 Woodroffe Avenue, shown as Parcel “A” on Document “3” attached, as surplus to the City’s needs; and
2. Approve the sale of the properties detailed in Recommendation 1, pursuant to Agreements of Purchase and Sale that have been received, as follows:
a) 159 Claridge Drive, shown as Block 302 on the Longfields draft subdivision plan containing an approximate area of 1.2048 hectares (2.97 acres) subject to final survey, to The Incorporated Synod of the Diocese of Ottawa, for the amount of $1,116,720 plus GST, if applicable.
b) 3020 Woodroffe Avenue, shown as the south half of Block 292 on the Longfields subdivision plan containing an area of approximately 1.2853 hectares (3.17 acres) subject to final survey, to the South Nepean Muslim Community (SNMC), for the amount of $1,051,191 plus GST, if applicable.
4. Application for APPROVAL TO EXPROPRIATE LANDS – Hazeldean Road Widening Project – CARP rOAD to terry fox drive, City of Ottawa
DEMANDE D’APPROBATION D’EXPROPRIATION – PROJET D’ÉLARGISSEMENT DU CHEMIN HAZELDEAN – DU CHEMIN CARP À LA PROMENADE TERRY-FOX, VILLE D’OTTAWA
That Council approve the application for approval to expropriate those lands required to facilitate the construction of the widening of Hazeldean Road between Carp Road and Terry Fox Drive pursuant to Section 4 of the Expropriations Act.
5. OPERATING STATUS REPORT – MARCH 31, 2009
RAPPORT D’ÉTAPE DES DÉPENSES DE FONCTIONNEMENT – 31 MARS 2009
1. Receive this report for information;
2. Approve the presentation format and process for future Standing Committee specific Quarterly Status reports; and
3. Adjust the winter operations budget as outlined in this report.
6. RESPONDING TO ECONOMIC circumstances – OCRI REQUEST FOR INITIATIVE FUNDING
faire face aux circonstances économiques – demande de financement d’une initiative DU CENTRE DE RECHERCHE ET D’INNOVATION D’OTTAWA
That Council approve up to $450,000 in partnership funding from the Economic Development Division’s 2009 Operating Budget to support the delivery of the Ottawa Centre for Research and Innovation’s: Regional Innovation Network (RIN); Ontario Research Commercialization Project (ORCP); and Investment Attraction Capacity Enhancement programs.
CORPORATE SERVICES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
REPORT 42A (IN CAMERA)
1. PROPERTY SETTLEMENT - RIDGE ROAD, FORMER LANDFILL SITE – IN CAMERA – LITIGATION OR POTENTIAL LITIGATION AFFECTING THE CITY - REPORTING OUT DATE: 30 DAYS AFTER FINAL RESOLUTION OF THE MATTER
RÈGLEMENT FONCIER – ANCIEN SITE D’ENFOUISSEMENT DU CHEMIN RIDGE – À HUIS CLOS – LITIGE OU ÉVENTUEL LITIGE IMPLIQUANT LA VILLE – DATE DE DIFFUSION : DANS LES 30 JOURS SUIVANT LE RÈGLEMENT FINAL DE LA QUESTION
To be dealt with In Camera
PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 51
1. Carp river restoration plan Third party review
EXAMEN PAR UN TIERS DU PLAN DE REmise en état DE LA RIVIÈRE CARP
1. Approve the Third Party Review - Carp River Restoration Plan, March 2009, and the Conclusions and Recommendations in Phase 1, Section 8 (pages 79-82) and Phase 2, Section 9 (pages 123-126) prepared by Greenland International Consulting Ltd. (Document 1) except the timing for the restoration plan which is dealt with in Recommendation #9;
2. Authorize staff to respond per the Disposition to the Minister of the Environment’s order under the Environmental Assessment Act dated July 21, 2008 based on the Third Party Review and other information in this report;
3. Authorize staff to respond to the Minister’s request to consider climate change adaptation as outlined in the Climate Change section of this report;
4. Direct that all development application approvals in Kanata West and the portion of Fernbank tributary to the Carp accommodate a per hectare share of the 85,600 m3 deficit volume until data is available to confirm the model;
5. Direct that at least a quarter of the deficit volume be provided through a permanent widening of the corridor and that the locations for widening be determined in the final design of the restoration plan;
6. Authorize staff to circulate an official plan amendment (generally in form of Document 2) providing a site-specific policy for the Carp River Restoration corridor and schedule a public meeting;
7. Direct that the City develop stormwater runoff targets for development once the model is validated, in consultation with the Kanata West Owners Group, and, in the interim, apply the 100-120 cubic metres storage requirement recommendation by Greenland, the development of the targets to be at the cost of the Kanata West Owners Group, such work to be done by the City’s consultant to the satisfaction of the City.
8. Approve a budget of $75,000 to retain Greenland International as the model keeper through 2009 and waive the provisions of the Notice By-law with respect to this budget amendment;
9. Direct that the first phase of the Carp River Restoration be tendered within 24 months of approval of the Class Environmental Assessments for the Carp River, Poole Creek and Feedmill Creek Restoration, Kanata West Transportation Master Plan and Kanata West Master Servicing Plan;
10. Direct that the Implementation Plan for Kanata West be revised to incorporate the recommended changes in Document 3 related to measures to protect flood capacity and water quality in the Carp River;
11. Direct staff to insert conditions in the Community Design Plan for Fernbank that require that peak flows not exceed existing conditions and increases in run-off volume do not exceed an additional 40,000m3 above existing conditions for the 100 year event;
12. Authorize staff to proceed with development applications within Kanata West as outlined in this report, under the conditions that:
a) No development within the flood plain shall be approved until the Environmental Assessment for the Carp River, Poole Creek and Feedmill Creek Restoration Plan is approved;
b) Development outside the flood plain may be approved subject to review of each application on a case-by-case basis in consultation with MOE to determine whether the application may proceed prior to the resolution of the seven contested EA projects.
13. Approve that the following development applications be able to obtain any necessary certificates of approval at this point without the final resolution of the Carp River Restoration Environmental Assessment and related matters having occurred:
a) Westwood Phase 3 (15-00-SD22 - Phase 3)
b) Broughton Subdivision (D07-16-04-0020)
c) Kinghaven Subdivision (D07-16-05-0020)
d) Hidden Lakes Subdivision Phase 3A (OLV2001-0012)
e) Rivington Subdivision (D07-16-07-0029)
f) Huntley Medical Centre (D07-12-08-0054)
g) Huntley Centennial Public School (D07-12-08-0036)
h) CMHC 20 Cedarow Court (D07-12-09-0060)
14. Support the Ministry of the Environment issuing the necessary approvals for the construction of the Interim Pond for Fairwinds South, Phase 5 and the stormwater sewer leading to such pond.
2. CARDINAL CREEK EXPROPRIATION UPDATE
LE POINT SUR LES EXPROPRIATIONS AU RUISSEAU CARDINAL
That Council approve:
1. An increase to the project authority for account number 900812 Cardinal Creek Stormwater Facility in the amount of $5.9M
2. That the additional authority be funded in the following manner:
a. The remaining 217 of the 809 single detached unit equivalent units will be subject to the non-participating rate of $5,572 or $0.423M;
b. Ten per cent of the extra cost will be attributed to the remaining development within the Area, for a revised rate of $6,231 or $0.533M; and
c. The balance ($4.9M) from the City Wide DC Storm Water Drainage Account
3. kennevale - settlement of ontario municipal board appeals
Kennevale – RÈGLEMENT D’APPELS INTERJETÉS DEVANT LA COMMISSION DES AFFAIRES MUNICIPALES DE L’Ontario
Committee recommendations as amended
1. Endorse in principle a residential development on the Kennevale lands of approximately 146 townhomes.
2. Approve the payment to Strandherd Meadows Inc. of $130,000 and waives the provision of the Notice By-law with respect to amending the budget.
3. Approve the waiver of fees imposed by the City under the Planning Act for applications required for the townhome development to proceed.
4. Upon the successful completion of the road closure process, authorizes the conveyance of that portion Moffatt Pond Court required for the residential development for one dollar, subject to a restrictive covenant that the lands only being used for residential purposes.
5. Direct the City Clerk and Solicitor to request from the Ontario Municipal Board the earliest possible hearing date to resolve any hearing required to implement this settlement.
PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 51A (IN CAMERA)
1. CARDINAL CREEK EXPROPRIATION UPDATE- in camera - Proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land for the purposes of the City and litigation or potential litigation, affecting the City, including matters before administrative tribunals, and SOLICITOR-CLIENT PRIVILEGE – REPORTING OUT DATE: 30 days after Resolution of expropriation matters
LE POINT SUR LES EXPROPRIATIONS AU RUISSEAU CARDINAL – À HUIS CLOS - ACQUISITION OU CESSION DE TERRAINS PROJETÉE OU EN COURS POUR LES BESOINS DE LA VILLE ET LITIGES OU ÉVENTUELS LITIGES CONCERNANT LA VILLE, Y COMPRIS DES QUESTIONS DEVANT DES TRIBUNAUX ADMINISTRATIFS, ET SECRET PROFESSIONNEL DE L’AVOCAT – DATE DU COMPTE RENDU : 30 JOURS APRÈS LE RÈGLEMENT DES DOSSIERS D’EXPROPRIATION
To be dealt with In Camera
TRANSIT COMMITTEE REPORT 26A
1. DOWNTOWN OTTAWA TRANSIT TUNNEL (DOTT) PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY (INTERIM REPORT) – CORRIDOR ALIGNMENT AND STATION ALTERNATIVES
ÉTUDE DE PLANIFICATION ET D’ÉVALUATION ENVIRONNEMENTALE DU TUNNEL DE TRANSPORT EN COMMIN AU CENTRE VILLE D’OTTAWA () (RAPPORT PROVISOIRE) – TRACÉ DU COULOIR ET CHOIZ DES STATIONS
1. Approve the recommended corridor alignment and station options for the Downtown Ottawa Transit Tunnel (DOTT) Planning and Environmental Assessment Study.
2. Direct staff to release a Request for Information (RFI) to property owners within and adjacent to the recommended corridor alignment to solicit ideas on station access, development, design, and other matters with the aim of improving ridership, ridership experience and lowering City costs.
3. Direct staff, in consultation with the Ward Councillor, to investigate options with the goal to minimize bus traffic along Albert Street as it passes through the LeBreton Flats and report back to the Transit Committee.
4. Direct Transit Services staff to develop for the approval of Committee and Council, a conceptual transit plan for surface operations, and;
That the following principles be incorporated into the terms of reference of the plan:
a. The recognition of the continued importance of preserving the economic vitality and viability of the Rideau commercial district.
b. The importance of transit service – both access from all areas of the City and the details of operations – to support this economic vitality and viability.
c. The need for convenient connections from the surface transit service to the underground light rail line.
d. The need for continued transit service on Mackenzie King Bridge to maintain a pedestrian flow through the Rideau Centre and nearby businesses and to maximize existing infrastructure investment.
e. The need for substantial reductions in the number of buses operating on Rideau Street and on Albert and Slater Streets to improve the general environment on those streets and for businesses along those streets.
f. The possible need for transit priority measures or physical modifications to streets to allow the recommended plan to be implemented; and,
That the conceptual transit plan be placed before Transit Committee with the tabling of the DOTT functional design in August 2009.
options with the goal to minimize bus traffic along Albert Street as it passes
through the LeBreton FlatsCommittee and .
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1. TRANSIT ROUTE CHANGES
RÉVISONS AUX CIRCUITS DE TRANSPORT EN COMMUN
That Council approve:
1. The following changes to the OC Transpo route network, in order to improve service for transit customers and to improve the efficient operation of the transit system:
a. New rapid transit bus service from Riverview Station and Leitrim Station to downtown, and a revised route structure within Riverside South;
b. A revised structure of direct-to-downtown express routes and all-day local routes in the section of Orléans east of Tenth Line Road;
c. A revised route structure in the Britannia, Richmond Road, Dovercourt, and Westboro areas;
d. The combination of local and direct-to-downtown services to create frequent feeder routes to the nearest Transitway station in the Crystal Beach, Carson Grove, and Blackburn Hamlet areas;
e. The conversion of the limited peak-period direct-to-downtown trips of Routes 51, 55, 124, 156, 172, and 178 to frequent feeder routes;
f. Extensions or revisions to existing routes to provide new transit service in new residential areas in Blossom Park, Riverside South, and the Renaud Road area of Orléans.
2. That route 166 be adjusted to access Bayshore Transitway Station from Holly Acres Road on non-holiday week days before 9:00 a.m. and from Bayshore Drive and Woodridge Crescent all other times.
3. That City staff be directed to integrate route 151 with the Westgate mall and resolve any logistical issues as part of the implementation of Transplan 2009, in consultation with the ward Councillor’s office.
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1. colonel by underpass pilot extension
prolongation du projet-pilote concernant le passage inférieur colonel-by
1. Authorize that the City of Ottawa enter into an agreement with the Downtown Rideau Business Improvement Area (DRBIA) to extend the Colonel By Underpass Pilot for an additional year, based on the terms and conditions set out in this report;
2. Delegate authority to the Deputy City Manager of Infrastructure Services and Community Sustainability to approve and execute the one-year extension agreement, and to approve and execute any future one-year extensions to the program subject to mutual consent; and
3. Approve that closed circuit TV security cameras be installed, subject to meeting City privacy and other legislative issues, at the Colonel By Drive/Rideau Street pedestrian underpass.
11. Motion to Adopt Reports
(Councillors D. Thompson and E. El-Chantiry)
12. Motions of Which Notice has Been Given Previously
Moved by Councillor D. Deans
Seconded by Councillor C. Leadman
WHEREAS Canadian demographics indicate that seniors are one of the fastest growing population groups in our communities with nationwide projections that by 2036, their numbers will represent 24.5% or 9.8 million citizens;
AND WHEREAS according to the 2006 census from Statistics Canada, over 100,000 seniors (aged 65 and over) reside in the City of Ottawa and it is expected that by the year 2031, the number will grow to approximately 230,000 seniors
AND WHEREAS the City of Ottawa has benefited from the many tireless hours of volunteer work and leadership generously donated by local senior citizens;
AND WHEREAS senior citizens have helped to build our communities through active living, shared knowledge, and a diversity of experiences;
AND WHEREAS the month of June is recognized by the Province of Ontario as Senior’s Month;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Ottawa City Council declare June 2009, to be Senior’s Month in the City of Ottawa.
Moved by Councillor B. Monette
Seconded by Councillor R. Bloess
WHEREAS, as a former Mayor of Cumberland and Former Regional, Chair Peter D. Clark envisioned the current Orléans Town Center;
AND WHEREAS, as a respected city father, Peter D. Clark’s extensive and focused contribution to the Township of Cumberland should be appropriately commemorated in relation to the Orléans Town Centre;
AND WHEREAS a process similar to the commemorative naming process for buildings was followed to ensure that the community supported the recommended name of Peter D. Clark Place for the road which will encircle the Orléans Town Center;
AND WHEREAS there is resounding support for this name in the community;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the road circling the Orléans Town Center be named Peter D. Clark Place.
Moved by Councillor C. Doucet
Seconded by Councillor P. Hume
WHEREAS the Sierra Club has invited Ottawa City Council to challenge Yellowknife City Council during the Commuter Challenge from May 31 to June 6;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT, in the spirit of friendly competition for a good purpose, Ottawa City Council accept the Sierra Club’s invitation to compete with Yellowknife during the 2009 Commuter Challenge.
13. Notices of Motion (For Consideration at Subsequent Meeting)
14. Motion to Introduce By-laws Three Readings
(Councillors D. Thompson and E. El-Chantiry)
a) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume them for public use (Verchere Street).
b) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at 3208, 3220, 3230 and 3249 Foxhound Way, 2747 and 2759 Grand Canal Street, 3100, 3101, 3112, 3113, 3123, 3124 and 3134 Burritts Rapids Way, 3609, 3621, 3633 and 3643 Cambrian Road as being exempt from Part Lot Control.
c) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2004-276 respecting Heather Crowe Park.
d) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2004-60 to appoint Municipal Law Enforcement Officers in accordance with private property parking enforcement.
e) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2007-338 to appoint Municipal Law Enforcement Officers in the Transit Support Services Branch of the Transit Services Department.
15. Confirmation By-law (Councillors D. Thompson and E. El-Chantiry)
17. Adjournment (Councillors D. Thompson and E. El-Chantiry)
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