OTTAWA CITY COUNCIL

24 March 2010

ANDREW S. HAYDON HALL

10:00 a.m.

 

MINUTES 86

 

The Council of the City of Ottawa met at Andrew S. Haydon Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, on 24 March 2010 beginning at 10:00 a.m.

 

 

The Mayor, Larry O’Brien, presided and the Deputy City Clerk led Council in prayer.

 

 

The National Anthem was performed by the choir from South March Public School.

 

 

Announcements/Ceremonial Activities

 

 

Recognition – Dr. Roseann O’Reilly Runte

 

Mayor O’Brien presented a framed certificate of recognition to Dr. Roseann O’Reilly Runte, President and Vice-Chancellor, Carleton University for her leadership and support of the Lead to Win Program.   The Lead to Win Program is a Carleton University led initiative that has helped launch 120 technology companies and generated more than $1.5 million worth of investment in the City of Ottawa in 2009 and 2010.

 

 

Roll Call

 

ALL MEMBERS WERE PRESENT EXCEPT COUNCILLORS G. BÉDARD, G. HUNTER AND J. LEGENDRE.

 

 

Confirmation of Minutes

 

The Minutes of the regular and In Camera meetings of 24 February 2010 were confirmed.

 


 

Declarations of interest including those originally arising from prior meetings

 

No declarations were received.

 

 

Communications

 

No Communications were filed.

 

 

Regrets

 

Councillors G. Bédard, G. Hunter and J. Legendre (City Business) advised they would be absent from the Council meeting of 24 March 2010.

 

 

Motion to Introduce Reports

 

MOTION NO. 86/1

 

Moved by Councillor A. Cullen

Seconded by Councillor R. Jellett

 

That the report from the City Clerk and Solicitor entitled “Status Update – Council Inquiries and Motions for the Period Ending 24 February 2010”, Community and Protective Services Committee Report 51, Corporate Services and Economic Development Report 52, Ottawa Police Services Board Report 17, Planning and Environment Committee Report 65A and Transit Committee Report 37, be received and considered.

 

And That the Rules of Procedure be suspended to receive and consider Planning and Environment Committee Report 66, because of the urgency of the items contained in this report (specific reasons set out below.)

 

(Waiver of the Rules is being requested as staff is proposing to implement the new fee on April 1st, along with the other development review fee changes approved by Council during the 2010 budget discussions.)

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 


 

 

City Clerk and Solicitor

 

 

1.             sTATUS UPDATE - COUNCIL INQUIRIES AND MOTIONs for the period ending 24 February 2010

 

RAPPORT DE SITUATION – DEMANDES DE RENSEIGNEMENTS ET MOTIONS DU CONSEIL POUR LA PÉRIODE SE TERMINANT LE 24 février 2010

 

 

REPORT RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive this report for information.

 

                                                                                                RECEIVED

 

 

Committee Reports

 

COMMUNITY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT 51

 

 

1.          GIGNUL NON-PROFIT HOUSING REQUEST FOR FEE RELIEF

 

ALLÈGEMENT DES FRAIS POUR LA GIGNUL NON-PROFIT HOUSING CORPORATION

 

 

Committee Recommendation

 

That Council approve a conditional grant in the amount of $43,500 for building permit fees from the Affordable Housing Capital Building Fund to support the Gignul Non-Profit Housing Corporation 28-unit Affordable Housing Project located at 1043 Cummings Avenue subject to the registration of a charge/mortgage on title to the project at 1043 Cummings Avenue to secure the repayment if the grant monies in the event that the 28 units do not remain affordable within the minimum 20 year affordability period. 

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 


 

 

2.          CULTURAL FACILITIES FUNDING FOR GREAT CANADIAN THEATRE COMPANY

FINANCEMENT POUR L'INFRASTRUCTURE CULTURELLE - GREAT CANADIAN THEATRE COMPANY

 

 

Committee Recommendation

 

That Council approve a Cultural Facilities Fund grant in the amount of $175,000 for the Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC).

 

MOTION NO. 86/2

 

Moved by Councillor S. Desroches

Seconded by Councillor M. Wilkinson

 

WHEREAS the Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC) has requested a $175,000 grant to help provide short-term relief from debt-servicing costs; and

 

WHEREAS the proposed $175,000 funding request would be funded from the provision for one-time and unforeseen expenses (Contingency account); and

 

WHEREAS the intent of the Contingency account is for unforeseen capital and operational needs of the City of Ottawa; and

 

WHEREAS the decision to award grants creates a precedent for current and future partnerships with the City of Ottawa; and

 

WHEREAS the Provincial monies of $6.5 million held in reserve for the concert hall (account 840115) has accumulated $718,000 of interest; and

 

WHEREAS the most recent report on the concert hall suggests the capital project and by extension the provincial funds be held for use on other priorities within the Ottawa 20/20 Arts and Heritage Plan of which GCTC is one; and

 

WHEREAS there are currently no concrete plans for a concert hall in the City of Ottawa; and

 

WHEREAS the new GCTC request for funding can and should be funded from the arts envelope of the City of Ottawa;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that $175,000 be provided to the Great Canadian Theatre Company as an interest-free loan, to be funded from the interest generated from account 840115 as described in this motion.

 

 

 

MOTION NO. 86/3

 

Moved by Councillor D. Holmes

Seconded by Councillor C. Leadman

 

THAT the $175,000 grant for the Great Canadian Theatre Company be taken from the interest raised from the Capital account for the Concert Hall.

 

Mayor O’Brien ruled that Council would deal first with Motion No. 86/3 in accordance with Subsection 58.(6) of the Procedure By-law.  Councillor Wilkinson challenged the Mayor’s ruling.  Mayor O’Brien was sustained on a division of 19 YEAS to 2 NAYS as follows:

 

YEAS (19):      Councillors E. El-Chantiry, J. Harder, B. Monette, D. Holmes, R. Chiarelli, R. Jellett, G. Brooks, C. Doucet, C. Leadman, S. Qadri, D. Deans, D. Thompson, M. McRae, M. Bellemare, P. Hume, P. Feltmate, A. Cullen, S. Desroches and Mayor O’Brien.

 

NAYS (2):       Councillors R. Bloess and M. Wilkinson.

 

Motion No. 86/3 was then put to Council and CARRIED with Councillors J. Harder, M. Wilkinson, S. Desroches and R. Bloess dissenting.

 

Motions No. 86/3 having carried, Motion No. 86/2 was ruled REDUNDANT.

 

Item 2 of Community and Protective Services Committee Report 51, as amended by Motion No. 86/3 was then put to Council and CARRIED on a division of 19 YEAS to 2 NAYS as follows:

 

YEAS (19):      Councillors E. El-Chantiry, J. Harder, B. Monette, D. Holmes, R. Chiarelli, R. Jellett, G. Brooks, R. Bloess, C. Doucet, C. Leadman, S. Qadri, D. Deans, M. McRae, M. Bellemare, P. Hume, P. Feltmate, A. Cullen, S. Desroches and Mayor O’Brien.

 

NAYS (2):       Councillors D. Thompson and M. Wilkinson.

 

 

 

3.             HELMET USE AT CITY FACILITIES

 

LE PORT DU CASQUE AUX INSTALLATIONS MUNICIPALES

 

 

Committee RecommendationS

 

That Council :

 

1.                  Approve a comprehensive strategy to develop community-based interventions that raise awareness and promote helmet use among children and youth. The strategy will be led by Ottawa Public Health, in partnership with Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services and community stakeholders, and will include:

a.                  Enhanced helmet promotion interventions across public health and recreation programming;

b.                  Community partnerships to make helmets more accessible to low-income families;

c.                   A youth engagement strategy

d.                  Engagement of community skating rink operators in the promotion of helmet use; and

e.                   Monitoring rates of youth helmet use over time to gauge effectiveness of the youth engagement strategy.

 

Motion no. 86/4

 

Moved by Councillor D. Deans

Seconded by Councillor P. Feltmate

 

WHEREAS the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee (PRAC) has not had sufficient time to express its views on the Helmet Use at City Facilities report;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the PRAC has requested that the Helmet Use at City Facilities report be referred back to the Community and Protective Services Committee (CPSC) to give them the opportunity to review the report and provide its recommendations to CPSC.

 

                                                                                                            DEFERRAL CARRIED

 

 

 

4.             WAIVING OF THE ENCROACHMENT FEES FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS 314 BOOTH STREET (CORNERSTONE FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN) AND 424 METCALFE STREET (CENTRETOWN CITIZENS OTTAWA CORPORATION)

 

DISPENSE DES DROITS D’EMPIÈTEMENT POUR DES ENSEMBLES DE LOGEMENTS ABORDABLES SITUÉS AU 314, RUE BOOTH (FONDATION LE PILIER POUR LES FEMMES) ET AU 424, RUE METCALFE (CENTRETOWN CITIZENS OTTAWA CORPORATION)

 

 

Committee Recommendation

 

That Council waive up to $185,000 in Encroachment Fees for Affordable Housing developments known municipally as 314 Booth Street and 424 Metcalfe Street.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

CORPORATE SERVICES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 52

 

 

1.             VACANT POSITIONS

 

                POSTES VACANTS

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

 

That Council approve:

 

1.                  That if a position in the City remains open (vacant) for a period of two years from the date that it last had an Owner that the position be declared as surplus to the Corporation’s needs and that the budget allocation and FTE(s) associated with the position be removed from the corresponding departmental budget; and

 

2.                  That should there be a substantive reason that the position remain open that a staff report be brought before the appropriate Standing Committee for their consideration with a reason why the position is still needed and with a plan that will ensure that the position is filled.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

 

2.             VACANT POSITIONS due to retirement

 

                POSTES VACANTS EN RAISON DE DÉPARTS À LA RETRAITE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION AS AMENDED

 

That Council approve:

 

That staff routinely analyze each position that will become vacant due to retirement looking at the job description, compensation level and whether the work could be consolidated with another position and report to the Corporate Services and Economic Development meeting on the results of such analysis on a quarterly basis.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 


 

3.             2010 Municipal Elections – ADVANCE VOTE DATES & TIMES

 

                ÉLECTIONS MUNICIPALES DE 2010 – DATES ET HEURES DU VOTE PAR ANTICIPATION

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council approve:

 

1.      Saturday, October 2, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday, October 14, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. as the dates and hours of operation for the advance votes for the municipal elections; and

 

2.      That the implementing by-law be adopted for advance vote dates and hours.

 

CARRIED with Councillors B. Monette, R. Jellett and A. Cullen dissenting.

 

 

 

4.             2009 STATEMENT OF REMUNERATION, BENEFITS & EXPENSES PAID TO MEMBERS OF COUNCIL AND COUNCIL APPOINTEES

 

                2009 ÉNONCÉ DES SALAIRES, DES AVANTAGES SOCIAUX ET DES DÉPENSES PAYÉS AUX MEMBRES DU CONSEIL ET AUX PERSONNES NOMMÉES PAR CONSEIL

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION AS AMENDED

 

That the Council receive the report with the revised statement for information.

 

                                                                                                            RECEIVED

 

 

5.             200 BREWER WAY - AcadÉMIE WESTBORO ACADEMY REVENUE LEASE RENEWAL

 

                200, VOIE BREWER – AcadÉMIE WESTBORO ACADEMY RENOUVELLEMENT DE BAIL À LOYER BRUT

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve and execute a Gross Revenue Lease Renewal Agreement (the “Lease”) for the Académie Westboro Academy (the “Lessee”) to continue to occupy the land and building located at the property municipally described as 200 Brewer Way, for a period of five (5) years.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

6.             HIRING OUTSIDE CONSULTANTS

 

                EMBAUCHE D’EXPERTS-CONSEILS EXTERNES

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve to permit the City to contract the services of consultants to carry out technical reviews of development applications in Barrhaven South, where necessary, to address high volumes, without being subject to the specific provision of the City's Purchasing By-law outlined in this report; and

2.                  Approve to permit the City to hire Stantec Consulting Ltd. to undertake the 2010 update to the Gloucester East Urban Community Infrastructure Servicing Study.

 

CARRIED with Councillor P. Feltmate and A. Cullen dissenting.

 

 

 

7.             ONE CALL TO DIG SYSTEM

 

                Système one call to dig

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve, as part of the corporate efficiencies initiative, that the City Manager review the cost-benefit of participating in the One Call to Dig System and report back to the Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee in Q3 of 2010.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 


 

 

8.             CREATION OF THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF CANADA ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

 

                CRÉATION DU COMITÉ ORGANISATEUR DU 150e ANNIVERSAIRE DU CANADA

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.         Approve the creation of an organizing committee of community, tourism and civic members to work together with additional representation from Gatineau and the Federal and Provincial governments to prepare a plan for activities in 2017 and report through CSEDC on a regular basis; and

 

2.         Direct staff to report back on a proposed initial approach in early Q3 2010.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

OTTAWA POLICE SERVICES BOARD REPORT 17

 

 

1.                   POLICE SERVICES BOARD ACTIVITY, TRAINING AND PERFORMANCE – 2009 ANNUAL REPORT

 

RAPPORT ANNUEL SUR LES ACTIVITÉS, LA FORMATION ET LE RENDEMENT DE LA COMMISSION DE SERVICES POLICIERS - 2009

 

 

BOARD RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive this report for information.

 

                                                                                                RECEIVED

 


 

 

2.                   COMMEMORATIVE NAMING POLICY FOR POLICE FACILITIES

 

POLITIQUE SUR LES NOMS COMMÉMORATIFS POUR LES INSTALLATIONS DU SERVICE DE POLICE

 

BOARD RECOMMENDATION

 

That the City of Ottawa Council approve an amendment to its Commemorative Naming Policy for Municipal Parks, Streets and Facilities (July 2002) to delegate authority for the naming of municipal police buildings, in whole or in part, to the Ottawa Police Services Board.

 

                                                                                      CARRIED

 

 

PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 65A

 

 

1.                   GENERAL ACCOUNTS – WRITE-OFFS 2009

 

COMPETES GÉNÉRAUX – RADIATIONS POUR 2009

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council receive this report on the 2009 general accounts write off of $200,562.25, as required by Schedule A, section 21 of the Delegation of Authority By-law 2009-231 for information.

 

                                                                                                  RECEIVED

 

 

 

2.             PROHIBITION OF ROOF TOP SIGNS

 

INTERDICTION D’INSTALLER DES ENSEIGNES SUR LE TOIT

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council direct staff to undertake a review of the merits and impact of the prohibition of roof top signs including a survey of other municipal sign by-laws and public consultation, and report back to Council by December 31, 2010.

 

CARRIED with Councillors J. Harder and S. Desroches dissenting.

 

 

 

3.             PROTECTIVE PLUMBING PROGRAM – PROPERTIES ADJACENT TO FLOODING

 

PROGRAMME D'INSTALLATION DE DISPOSITIFS PROTECTEURS SANITAIRES RÉSIDENTIELS – PROPRIÉTÉS ADJACENTES AUX SECTEURS D’INONDATION

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve that all neighbouring homeowners immediately adjacent and fronting on the same sanitary and/or storm sewer system to those properties that have experienced basement back-ups due to unusual rain events in the past, also be included for 100% protective plumbing.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

 

4.             2010 WATER AND WASTEWATER RATE-SUPPORTED RECOMMENDED OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGETS

 

ProjetS de budget de fonctionnement et d’immobilisations 2010 SOUTENUS par les tarifs d’eau et d’eaux usées RECOMMANDÉS

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve the 2010 Rate Operating and Capital Budget Estimates.

 

 

MOTION NO. 86/5

 

Moved by Councillor M. Wilkinson

Seconded by Councillor S. Desroches

 

WHEREAS City Council previously endorsed a three-year plan to increase the user fee for the water and waste water budget by 9% per year until 2010; and

 

WHEREAS the present rate supported budget would result in a 10% increase in the user fee; and

 

WHEREAS one of the changes to the tax supported budget resulted in adding a $735,000 increase in the amount required to be raised by the user fees for the rate supported budget; and

 

WHEREAS a review of the rate supported budget has determined that the current budget for the Orleans-Cumberland Pumping Station does not recognize $678,000 to be funded from Development Charges, and that an additional $100,000 in savings can be achieved by reducing the number of new FTE’s from 40.98 to 38.98;

 

1.      THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the rate-supported funding for Project 900228 (Orleans-Cumberland Flood Protection) be reduced by $678,000, and that $678,000 for that project be funded from Development Charges; and

 

2.      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that savings of $100,000 be achieved through the reduction of two FTEs and applied to the appropriate rate budget.

 

Motion No. 86/5 was put to Council and divided for voting purposes.

 

Resolution 1 CARRIED.

 

Resolution 2 CARRIED on a division of 12 YEAS to 9 NAYS as follows:

 

YEAS (12):     Councillors E. El-Chantiry, J. Harder, B. Monette, R. Chiarelli, R. Jellett, R. Bloess, S. Qadri, D. Deans, M. Bellemare, M. Wilkinson, S. Desroches and Mayor O’Brien.

 

NAYS (9):      Councillors D. Holmes, G. Brooks, C. Doucet, C. Leadman, D. Thompson, M. McRae, P. Hume, P. Feltmate and A. Cullen.

 

 

MOTION NO. 86/6

 

Moved by Councillor D. Deans

Seconded by Councillor R. Bloess

 

WHEREAS the increase in administration and cost transfers for the 2010 Rate Budget, an indirect charge transferred through the 2010 Tax Budget deliberations, is $750,000,

 

AND WHEREAS the $750,000 increase in cost has been allocated as drinking water services ($250,000) & wastewater and stormwater services ($485,000),

 

AND WHEREAS it would be necessary to increase the 2010 Water Rate Budget by approximately 0.5% to cover these costs,

 

AND WHEREAS a total 1.0% increase in indirect charges has been proposed, including a 0.5% to increase the 2010 Contribution to Capital Reserves,

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the proposed 1.0% additional Rate increase be reduced to 0.5%.

 

CARRIED on a division of 13 YEAS to 8 NAYS as follows:

 

YEAS (13):     Councillors E. El-Chantiry, J. Harder, B. Monette, R. Chiarelli, R. Jellett, R. Bloess, S. Qadri, D. Deans, D. Thompson, M. Bellemare, M. Wilkinson, S. Desroches and Mayor O’Brien.

 

NAYS (8):      Councillors D. Holmes, G. Brooks, C. Doucet, C. Leadman, M. McRae, P. Hume, P. Feltmate and A. Cullen.

 

Item 4 of Planning and Environment Committee Report 65A was then put to Council and CARRIED as amended by Motion Nos. 86/5 and 86/6.

 

 

PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 66

 

 

1.             FEE Adjustment FOR on-Site SignS

 

RAJUSTEMENT DES DROITS DEMANDÉS POUR LES ENSEIGNES SUR LES LIEUX DES PROJETS

 

 

Committee recommendationS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve an increase to the on-site sign fee so that it remains full cost-recovery to the City, as detailed in Document 1;

 

2.                  Amend By-law No 2004-160, the Planning Fees By-law, to reflect the on-site sign fee increase.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

TRANSIT COMMITTEE REPORT 37

 

 

1.             sERVICE ANIMALS ON BOARD TRANSIT VEHICLEs

 

aNIMAUX DE SERVICE À BORD DES VÉHICULES DE TRANSPORT EN COMMUn

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive this report for information.

 

                                                                                                RECEIVED

 

 

2.             WEST TRANSITWAY EXTENSION – TRANSPORTATION CORRIDOR-SHARING AGREEMENT – MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION

 

PROLONGEMENT DU TRANSITWAY OUEST – ACCORD D’UTILISATION EN COMMUN DU COULOIR DE TRANSPORT – MINISTÈRE DES TRANSPORTS

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council delegate approval to the City Manager to negotiate, approve and execute a Transportation Corridor-Sharing Agreement with the Ministry of Transportation, based on principles outlined in this report, including a nominal consideration, for the use of lands owned by the Ministry of Transportation consisting of 50,080m2 (12.37 acres) shown hatched on Document “1” and as Parcels A, B and C on Document “2”, attached hereto, required for the construction of Phases 1A and 1B of the West Transitway Extension from Pinecrest Road westerly to Holly Acres Road.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

 

 

 

3.          STATUS AND APPLICATION OF FRONT OF THE BUS PROCEDURES/POLICIES

 

STATUT ET MISE EN OEUVRE DES POLITIQUES ET PROCÉDURES EN MATIÈRE DE GESTION DE L’AVANT DES AUTOBUS

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

 

That Council approve:

 

1.         That OC Transpo staff be offered training with regard to dealing with conflicting needs; and

 

2.         That drivers having received such training be accorded the necessary authority to deal with the circumstances that arise.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 


 

Motion to Adopt Reports

 

MOTION NO. 86/7

 

Moved by Councillor A. Cullen

Seconded by Councillor R. Jellett

 

That the report from the City Clerk and Solicitor entitled “Status Update – Council Inquiries and Motions for the Period Ending 24 February 2010”, the Community and Protective Services Committee Report 51, Corporate Services and Economic Development Report 52, Ottawa Police Services Board Report 17, Planning and Environment Committee Report 65A and 66 and Transit Committee Report 37, be received and adopted as amended.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

Motions Requiring Suspension of the Rules of Procedure

 

MOTION NO. 86/8

 

Moved by Councillor M. McRae

Seconded by Councillor C. Doucet

 

That Council suspend the Rules of Procedure to consider the following Motion at its meeting of March 24th, 2010, because the Province of Ontario requires execution of its Grant Agreement by April 9, 2010.

 

WHEREAS in anticipation of the Provincial Government providing grants to municipalities by way of the Ontario Municipal Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Program, City staff made an application to the Province under this Program for a grant;

 

AND WHEREAS the Province of Ontario has provided to the City of Ottawa, for execution, an Agreement for a grant of up to $40,000 (the “TDM Grant Agreement”);

 

AND WHEREAS a condition of the Provincial grant is that the City match the Provincial grant;

 

AND WHEREAS the Provincial TDM Program reflects the City’s strategic direction as expressed in Section 3.3 of its Transportation Master Plan which addresses TDM as a means of promoting walking and cycling as a means of reducing the pressure on vehicle use and on infrastructure needs;

 

AND WHEREAS the City’s TDM budget for 2010 has funds in capital account 905411 which will be used to match the Provincial grant; and a budget adjustment will be processed to refinance 905411 to reflect the grant.

 

AND WHEREAS the Province requires that the City execute the TDM Grant Agreement by April 9, 2010;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT

 

1.                  City Council approve the TDM Grant Agreement for execution; and

 

2.                  The Mayor and the City Clerk and Solicitor, be authorized to execute the TDM Grant Agreement on behalf of the City of Ottawa.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

 

MOTION NO. 86/9

 

Moved by Councillor D. Holmes

Seconded by Councillor C. Leadman

 

THAT the Rules of Procedure be waived, due to construction timelines, to consider the following motion:

 

CARRIED on a division of 20 YEAS to 1 NAY as follows:

 

YEAS (20):      Councillors E. El-Chantiry, J. Harder, B. Monette, D. Holmes, R. Chiarelli, R. Jellett, G. Brooks, C. Doucet, C. Leadman, S. Qadri, D. Deans, D. Thompson, M. McRae, M. Bellemare, M. Wilkinson, P. Hume, P. Feltmate, A. Cullen, S. Desroches and Mayor O’Brien.

 

NAYS (1):       Councillor R. Bloess.

 

 

WHEREAS the installation of a new Gateway Arch on Somerset Street West has received Federal and Provincial Government funding in the amount of $250,000 as part of the Economic Stimulus Funding Program, $350,000 in funding from the Somerset Chinatown Business Improvement Area;  and

 

WHEREAS the project, although originally conceived as a community-based initiative, has since been upgraded to a Sister-city project and is now a partnership with a formal Memorandum of Understanding between the Somerset Chinatown BIA, the City of Ottawa and the City of Beijing, China; and

 

WHEREAS the City of Beijing is generously contributing $300,000 in kind, in material, transportation and specialized Chinese artisan expertise; and

 

WHEREAS design implications with the Gateway Arch and sidewalk widths now require roadway modifications that had not been included in the original project estimate; and

 

WHEREAS the cost for the roadway modifications are estimated at $160,000 and staff have advised that Project 905181, another capital project in Somerset ward, is nearing completion and there will be surplus funds in that project sufficient to fund the necessary modifications; and

 

WHEREAS, to date, the City has not committed any funding to this project and staff are supportive of this project;

THEREFORE  BE IT RESOLVED that staff be directed to create a new 2010 capital project to provide for a $160,000 City contribution to the Chinatown Gateway Arch project as described in this motion, and that the required funds be transferred from surplus funds in capital project 905181; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the provision of the Notice By-law requiring notice for amendments to the budget be waived.

                                                                                                            CARRIED

MOTION NO. 86/10

 

Moved by Councillor M. Wilkinson

Seconded by Councillor E. El-Chantiry

 

That the Rules of Procedure be waived, due to FCM timelines, to consider the following:

 

WHEREAS City Council authorized the City of Ottawa to submit a proposal to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to host the 2016 FCM Annual Conference in Ottawa; and

 

WHEREAS the FCM Board of Directors has requested that the City of Ottawa host the FCM Annual Conference in 2017, to coincide with the 150th Anniversary of the establishment of Canada,  and

 

WHEREAS the Conference Centre has confirmed that it is able to have the Conference in 2017; and

 

WHEREAS this is new information that was not available to Council when it authorized the proposal for the 2016 conference;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council agree with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities request to hold the Annual General Meeting in Ottawa in 2017, and withdraw its submission for the 2016 conference.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

MOTION NO. 86/11

 

Moved by Councillor R. Jellett

Seconded by Councillor R. Bloess

 

THAT the Rules of Procedure be waived, due to timelines, to consider the following motion:

 

WHEREAS a number of Council vacancies have been created on local boards due to resignations; and

 

WHEREAS the City Clerk’s Office conducted a circulation of interest related to filling those seats; and

 

WHEREAS this motion reflects the results of that circulation;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that:

 

1.                  Councillor Rick Chiarelli be appointed to the Nepean Museum Board;

2.                  Councillor Michel Bellemare be appointed to the Ottawa Tourism and Convention Authority Board; and

3.                  That the appointment for the Board of Hydro Ottawa Limited be made through the election by Council of one of the following:

a.      Councillor Steve Desroches;

b.      Councillor Christine Leadman;

c.       Councillor Maria McRae;

d.      Councillor Marianne Wilkinson.

Motion No. 86/11 was put to Council and divided for voting purposes.

 

Resolution 1 CARRIED

 

Resolution 2 CARRIED

                                                                                                           

With respect to Resolution 3, Councillors Christine Leadman, Maria McRae and Marianne Wilkinson withdrew their names from the running.  The appointment of Councillor Steve Desroches to the Board of Hydro Ottawa Limited was then CARRIED.

 

 

Notices of Motion (For Consideration at Subsequent Meeting)

 

MOTION

 

Moved by Councillor C. Doucet

Seconded by Councillor R. Jellett

 

WHEREAS Council has passed two motions requesting that an Intergovernmental Source Water Protection Committee be convened for the Ottawa River – the first on April 17, 2009, the second on January 13, 2010; and

 

WHEREAS no Committee has been convened by the Province and the motion required this be done by September 2009 more than six months ago;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor, acting on behalf of Council, invite other heads of Municipal Council and Provincial representatives to an inaugural meeting at Ottawa City Hall and this be done with dispatch.

 

By-laws                                                                                                           Three Readings

 

MOTION NO. 86/12

 

Moved by Councillor A. Cullen

Seconded by Councillor R. Jellett

 

That the following by-laws be enacted and passed.

 

2010 - 70                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Montserrat Street).

 

2010 - 71                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Farisita Drive, Trudeau Avenue).

 

2010 - 72                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to close part of the untravelled road allowance at the northwest corner of Roosevelt Avenue and Byron Avenue.

 

2010 - 73                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Verchere Street).

 

2010 - 74                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2002-521 to replace the name of the private roadway Madeleine Meilleur Private with the name Meilleur Private.

 

2010 - 75                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2001-17 to appoint certain Inspectors, Property Standards Officers and Municipal Law Enforcement Officers in the Building Code Services Branch of the Planning and Growth Management Department.

 

2010 - 76                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2008-250 of the City of Ottawa to change the zoning of lands known municipally as 333 Laurier Avenue West, 152 Bank Street and 250 Slater Street.

 

2010 - 77                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa amending By-law No. 2009-323 respecting the Auditor General of the City of Ottawa.

 

2010 - 78                  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.

 

2010 - 79                  A By-law to undertake Nichol's Island Road as a Local Improvement.

 

2010 - 80                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to appoint certain Municipal Law Enforcement Officers to enforce the provisions of the Sewer Use By-law and to repeal By-law No. 2004-248 and By-law No. 2004-506.

 

2010 - 81                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at 2632 Half Moon Bay as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

2010 - 82                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at 3317 to 3323 Woodroffe Avenue as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

2010 - 83                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at Arrita Terrace, Brigitta Street, Lokoya Street, Romina Street and Opus Street as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

2010 - 84                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at 123 Huntmar Drive as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

2010 - 85                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Whitemarsh Crescent).

 

2010 - 86                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Innes Road).

 

2010 - 87                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2003-499 respecting fire routes.

 

2010 - 88                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend the Official Plan for the City of Ottawa to provide policies regarding permission for drive-through facilities in the Central Area and Village designations.

2010 - 88

2010 - 89                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish fees and charges in the Building Code Services Branch for agency letters.

 

2010 - 90                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2003-69 respecting fees for compliance reports in the Building Code Services Branch.

 

2010 - 91                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2005-322 respecting fees for a highway name change.

 

2010 - 92                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2001-259 respecting fees for pool enclosure permits.

 

2010 - 93                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2002-521 respecting the processing fee for private roadways.

 

2010 - 94                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2005-439 respecting fees for permanent signs on private property.

 

2010 - 95                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2005-303 respecting fees for view and release of building permits

 

2010 - 96                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2002-189 respecting license fees.

 

2010 - 97                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2003-77 respecting pet registration fees.

 

2010 - 98                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2005-481 respecting taxi licensing fees.

 

2010 - 99                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2004-239 respecting permit fees for temporary signs.

 

2010 - 100              A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2005-145 respecting the fees for a civil marriage ceremony.

 

2010 - 101              A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish fees and charges for services, activities and information provided by the City Clerk and Solicitor Department.

 

2010 - 102              A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish fees and charges for the sale of City merchandise provided through the Client Services Branch of the City Operations Portfolio.

 

2010 - 103              A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2003-446 respecting fees for encroachments.

 

2010 - 104              A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2003-497 respecting permit fees for over-dimensional vehicles.

 

2010 - 105              A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2003-447 respecting fees for private approaches.

 

2010 - 106              A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2003-445 with respect to road cut fees.

 

2010 - 107              A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2003-513 respecting sewer connection charges.

 

2010 - 108              A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2003-520 respecting the fees for certain signs and advertising devices on City roads.

 

2010 - 109              A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish fees and charges for services, activities and information provided by the Business and Technical Services Branch of the Infrastructure Services and Community Sustainability Portfolio.

 

2010 - 110              A by-law of the City of Ottawa to impose fees for planning applications and to repeal By-law No. 2008-483.

 

2010 - 111              A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish fees and charges for services, activities and information provided by the Revenue Branch of the Finance Department of the City Manager’s Office.

 

2010 - 112              A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2009-396 respecting fees and charges for solid waste services.

 

2010 - 113              A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2006-76 respecting fees and charges for Ottawa Fire Services.

 

2010 - 114              A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2006-75 respecting fees and charges for inspections and file searches by Ottawa Fire Services.

 

2010 - 115              A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish fees for services and activities provided by the Real Estate Partnerships and Development Office.

 

2010 - 116              A by-law of the City of Ottawa respecting parking permit fees and charges for Parking Operations, Maintenance and Development Branch in the Public Works Department.

 

2010 - 117              A by-law of the City of Ottawa to authorize the entering into of an agreement with the Province of Ontario relating to a grant provided by the Province of Ontario to the City of Ottawa pursuant to the Ontario Municipal Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Program.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

Confirmation By-law

 

MOTION NO. 86/13

 

Moved by Councillor A. Cullen

Seconded by Councillor R. Jellett

 

THAT By-law 2010-118 to confirm the proceedings of Council be enacted and passed.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

Inquiries

 

From Councillor S. Desroches with respect to violations of City of Ottawa By-law 2003-500.

 

From Councillor C. Doucet with respect to a motion dealt with by Audit, Budget and Finance Committee.

 

 


Adjournment

 

Council adjourned the meeting at 2:45 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CITY CLERK

 

MAYOR