OTTAWA CITY COUNCIL

6 OCTOBER 2010

ANDREW S. HAYDON HALL

10:00 a.m.

 

DISPOSITION 98

 

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORT 58

 

 

 

1.             ZONING - 1129, 1131, 1135 AND 1139 BRIDGE STREET 

 

ZONAGE - 1129, 1131, 1135 ET 1139 RUE BRIDGE

 

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

(This application is subject to the provisions of Bill 51.)

 

That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 1129, 1131, 1135 and 1139 Bridge Street from Village Residential Single Density Subzone P Exception 589 rural (V1P[589r]) to Rural Institutional Exception 'xxx' rural (RI[xxxr]) zone as shown in Document 1 and as detailed in Document 2

 

                                                                                                             CARRIED

 

 


 

 

2.             SPEED CONTROL DEVICES IN RURAL AREAS

 

BOSSES DE RALENTISSEMENT DANS LES SECTEURS RURAUX

 

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve that staff be directed to bring forth recommendations that would allow “speed control devices” where warranted and approved by affected residents.

 

                                                                                                 CARRIED

 

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORT 59

 

 

1.             ZONING - 2455 AND 2473 COLONIAL ROAD

 

ZONAGE - 2455 ET 2473, CHEMIN COLONIAL

 

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

(This application is subject to the provisions of Bill 51.)

 

That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of part of 2455 and 2473 Colonial Road from Agricultural Zone (AG) to Agricultural Subzone 4 (AG4) as shown in Document 1.

 

                                                                                                             CARRIED

 

 


 

 

2.             ZONING - 5224 BANK STREET

ZONAGE - 5224, RUE BANK

 

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

(This application is subject to the provisions of Bill 51.)

 

That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the Rural Industrial General Subzone 1 rural exception 290 (RG1[290r]) zoning of 5224 Bank Street to remove the exception provision that limits the gross floor area, as shown in Document 1 and as detailed in Document 2.  

 

                                                                                                             CARRIED

 

 

 

3.             ZONING - 4156 MOODIE DRIVE

ZONAGE - 4156, PROMENADE MOODIE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

(This application is subject to the provisions of Bill 51.)

 

That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of part of 4156 Moodie Drive from Agricultural Zone (AG) with a floodplain overlay to Agricultural Subzone 5 (AG5) with a floodplain overlay to prohibit residential uses, as shown in Document 1.

 

                                                                                                             CARRIED

 

 

 


 

 

4.             ZONING - 3644 TIMMINS ROAD

ZONAGE - 3644, CHEMIN TIMMINS

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

(This application is subject to the provisions of Bill 51.)

 

That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of part of 3644 Timmins Road from Agricultural Zone (AG) to Agricultural Subzone 4 (AG4) as shown in Document 1.

 

                                                                                                             CARRIED

 

 

 

5.             ASSESSMENTS ON THE LEAMY CREEK MUNICIPAL DRAIN

 

LES ÉVALUATIONS CONCERNANT LES INSTALLATIONS MUNICIPALES DE
DRAINAGE RUISSEAU LEAMY

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve the amendment to the existing Schedule of Assessment to the Engineer’s Report for the Leamy Creek Municipal Drain dated August 1, 1974 as outlined in this report.

 

                                                                                                             CARRIED

 

 


Audit, Budget and Finance Committee Report 10

 

 

1.             Charitable Rebate Program – REVISED CHANGES

 

PROGRAMME DE REMBOURSEMENTS OFFERTS AUX ORGANISMES DE BIENFAISANCE MODIFICATIONS RÉVISÉES

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

 

That Council approve:

 

1.                  A four-year phasing-out of registered Canadian amateur athletic associations from the tax rebate program for eligible charities following the rebates for the 2010 tax year (2010: full 40% rebate; 2011: 30% rebate; 2012: 20% rebate; 2013: 10% rebate; 2014: no rebate);

 

2.                  The continued acceptance of organizations created by the Federal Government and deemed to be charities for the purposes of the Income Tax Act in the tax rebate program for eligible charities;

 

3.                  That staff determine if extenuating circumstances justify accepting a late application for a rebate under the tax rebate program for eligible charities taking into account whether:

·         The application was submitted as soon as possible given the circumstances;

·         The circumstances prevented a timely application; and

·         The circumstances were unforeseeable and beyond the control of the applicant; and

 

4.                  That these savings be directed to the Recreation and Culture Fee Support program.

 

                                                                                                 CARRIED

 

 


 

                                                                                                                                                                                          

2.          2011 Proposed Budget and Long-Range Financial Plan Process and Timetable

 

Processus et calendrier proposés pour le Budget de 2011 et le Plan financier à long terme

 

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

 

That Council approve:

 

1.                  That the process and timetable for developing and approving the 2011 budget be adopted as detailed in this report and as amended by the following;

 

a)      That recommendation 1, regarding process and timetable for developing and approving the 2011 budget, be amended to include Council, as Committee of the Whole, receiving public delegations regarding the draft 2011 City Budget following Audit, Budget and Finance Committee and ward budget consultation meetings and prior to Council approval, and that staff report back to Committee and Council at a December meeting with a proposed revised timetable; and

 

b)     WHEREAS the Council representatives on the Board of Health will have been appointed by the time the 2011 Budget review process begins;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council appointees to the Board of Health work with staff to bring forward the draft Public Health Budget directly to the Audit, Budget and Finance Committee; and

 

2.                  That the timing for receipt of the Long Range Financial Plan be adopted as detailed in this report.

 

                                                                                                 CARRIED

 

 


 

                                                                                                                                                                                          

3.          Municipal Price index for the city of ottawa

 

INDICE DES PRIX MUNICIPAUX POUR LA VILLE D'OTTAWA

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive this report for information.

 

                                                                                                                                                 RECEIVED

 

 

 

4.             Tangible Capital Assets – Reporting Requirements Under Provincial Legislation

 

Immobilisations corporelles – Exigences de déclaration en vertu des lois provinciales

 

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive this report for information.

 

 

                                                                                                                                                 CARRIED

 

Corporate Services and Economic Development Committee Report 59

 

 

1.            SALE OF LAND – 3249 CONROY ROAD

 

VENTE DE TERRAIN – 3249 RUE CONROY

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Declare a parcel of vacant land shown as Parcels C, D and E on Document 1 attached, containing an area of approximately 0.74 ha, described as part of Lot 3 Concession 5 (RF), geographic Township of Gloucester as surplus to the City’s needs;


 

2.                  Approve the sale of the land outlined in Recommendation 1, subject to any easements that may be required, to Claridge Land Holdings Inc. In Trust for $1,402,222.00 plus HST, pursuant to an Agreement of Purchase and Sale that has been received.

 

                                                                                                 CARRIED

 

 

 

2.             CARP Airport – WEST CAPITAL dEVeLOPMENTS – AGREEMENT

 

AÉROPORT DE CARP – ENTENTE AVEC WEST CAPITAL DEVELOPMENTS

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Authorize the City Manager to finalize and execute a settlement agreement with West Capital Developments (WCD) for the purchase and development of the Carp Airport as set out in this report;

 

2.                  Upon execution of the settlement agreement that the City Manager negotiate and execute an Agreement of Purchase and Sale with WCD based on the provisions as set out in the settlement agreement; and

 

3.         Authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute a Municipal Capital Facility Agreement as described in this report.

 

                                                                                                 CARRIED

 

 

3.             CREATION OF AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST POSITION

 

CRÉATION D’UN POSTE DE SPÉCIALISTE, RELATIONS INTERGOUVERNEMENTALES POUR LE DÉVELOPPEMENT ÉCONOMIQUE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve the creation of an Intergovernmental Relations Economic Development Specialist position in the first phase of the Economic Development Strategy implementation, and that staff make efforts to accommodate this position within existing resources.

 

                                                                                                 CARRIED

 

 


 

4.             LOCATION FOR CENOTAPH IN BARRHAVEN TOWN CENTRE

 

EMPLACEMENT D'UN CÉNOTAPHE DANS LE CENTRE-VILLE DE BARRHAVEN

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council direct staff from the Real Estate Partnership and Development Office to work with the local builder and community partners to explore and identify options within the plaza as a location for a permanent cenotaph and to report back to Committee and Council on their findings.

 

                                                                                                 CARRIED

 

 

 

5.             PROPOSAL FOR A MUNICIPAL INCOME TAX STUDY

 

PROPOSITION D’ÉTUDE D’IMPÔT MUNICIPAL SUR LE REVENU

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

No Committee Recommendation.

 

MOTION

 

Moved by Councillor M. Wilkinson

Seconded by Councillor P. Hume

 

That the concept of a municipal income tax be forwarded to AMO and FCM for consideration in looking at sources of revenue for municipalities.

 

                                                                                                          CARRIED

 

 


PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 77

 

 

1.             APPLICATION TO ALTER 294 MANOR AVENUE, A PROPERTY DESIGNATED UNDER PART V OF THE ONTARIO HERITAGE ACT AND LOCATED IN THE ROCKCLIFFE PARK HERITAGE CONSERVATION DISTRICT

 

DEMANDE DE MODIFICATION DE LA PROPRIÉTÉ SITUÉE AU 294, AVENUE MANOR, DÉSIGNÉE EN VERTU DE LA PARTIE V DE LA LOI SUR LE PATRIMOINE DE L'ONTARIO ET SITUÉE DANS LE DISTRICT DE CONSERVATION DU PATRIMOINE DE ROCKCLIFFE PARK

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve the application for alterations at 294 Manor Avenue according to plans submitted by Denis Kane, ARC Associates, August 3, 2010;

 

2.                  Issue the heritage permit with a two-year expiry date from the date of issuance;

 

3.                  Delegate authority for minor design changes to the General Manager, Planning and Growth Management Department.

 

(Note: The statutory 90-day timeline for consideration of this application under the Ontario Heritage Act will expire on October 31, 2010)

 

(Note: Approval to Alter this property under the Ontario Heritage Act must not be construed to meet the requirements for the issuance of a building permit.)

 

                                                                                                                                 CARRIED

 

 

 

2.             ZONING - 125 HICKORY STREET

 

            ZONAGE - 125, RUE HICKORY

 

 

Committee recommendationS, AS AMENDED

 

That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 125 Hickory Street from R5B H(34) Residential Fifth Density Subzone B, to a new R5B[XXXX]SXXX  Residential Fifth Density Subzone B Exception zone with a Schedule, as detailed in Document 2 and shown on Document 3; and

 

That the Zoning by-law only be forwarded to Council for enactment after the developer has executed an agreement in a form acceptable to the General Manager, Planning and Growth Management and City Clerk and Solicitor providing for a contribution to the cost of the design and construction of a pedestrian and cyclist bridge over the O-Train Corridor at Hickory Street.

 

                                                                                                             CARRIED

 

 

3.             ZONING - 467 TERRY FOX DRIVE, 1425 AND 1525 RICHARDSON SIDE ROAD

 

                  ZONAGE - 467, PROMENADE TERRY FOX, 1425 ET 1525, CHEMIN RICHARDSON SIDE

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 467 Terry Fox Drive, 1425 and 1525 Richardson Side Road, from (DR) Development Reserve Zone and (RU) Rural Countryside Zone to multiple urban Residential and Open Space Zones as detailed in Document 2 and as shown in Document 3.

 

                                                                               CARRIED

 

 

 

4.             ZONING - 847 PINEWOOD CRESCENT

 

                  ZONAGE - 847, CROISSANT PINEWOOD

 

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250, to change the zoning of 847 Pinewood Crescent from Residential First Density Subzone O Exception Zone (R1O[1564]), to Residential Second Density Subzone F Exception Zone (R2F[1564]) as shown on Document 1.

 

 

                                                                               CARRIED

 


 

 

5.             UPDATE ON THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION AIR QUALITY MAPPING PROJECT

 

                  Mise à jour sur le projet de cartographie de la qualité de l’air de la région de la capitale nationale

 

 

Committee recommendationS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Receive the results of the 2009 satellite and ground monitoring air quality results for the National Capital Region; and

 

2.                  Direct staff to report back on the results of the air quality monitoring program in one year, including options for establishment of a permanent program.

 

                                                                                                                                 CARRIED

 

 

6.             HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM FUNDING AGREEMENT IN PRINCIPLE WITH STEWARDSHIP ONTARIO

 

                  ENTENTE DE PRINCIPE AVEC L'INTENDANCE ENVIRONNEMENTALE DE L'ONTARIO CONCERNANT LE FINANCEMENT DU PROGRAMME SUR LES DÉCHETS DANGEREUX

 

 

Committee recommendationS, AS AMENDED

 

That Council approve:

 

1.                  That the Chair of the Planning and Environment Committee inform Stewardship Ontario in writing that the City of Ottawa expects confirmation immediately that all reasonable costs associated with the Municipal Hazardous Waste Program be covered by Stewardship Ontario; and

 

2.                  That a copy of this correspondence be sent to the Ontario Minister of the Environment.

 

                                                                               CARRIED

 

 


PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 78

 

 

1.                   SITE PLAN CONTROL - 4899 UPLANDS DRIVE

 

                  PLAN D'IMPLANTATION - 4899, PROMENADE UPLANDS

 

 

Committee recommendations

 

That Council approve the Site Plan Control application for 4899 Uplands Drive as shown on the following plans:

 

1.                  Site Plan, Dwg. No. SD-01, dated August 16, 2010, revised September 24, 2010, prepared by David S. McRobie Architects Inc.

 

2.                  Preservation Plan and Landscape Plan, Dwg. No. L-1, dated August 16, 2010, revised September 24, 2010, prepared by Larocque Levstek Consulting Services.

 

3.                  Site Servicing and Grading Plan, Dwg. No. SSGP-1, dated August 2010, revised September 24, 2010, prepared by David Schaeffer Engineering Ltd.

 

4.                  Erosion Control Plan, Dwg. No. EC-1, dated August 2010, revised September 24, 2010, prepared by David Schaeffer Engineering Ltd.

 

5.                  Stormwater Management Plan, Dwg. No. SWM-1, dated August 2010, revised September 24, 2010, prepared by David Schaeffer Engineering Ltd.

 

6.                  Forecmain Routing, Dwg. No. PP-1, dated September 2010, revised September 24, 2010, prepared by David Schaeffer Engineering Ltd.

 

7.                  Forcemain Routing, Dwg. No. PP-2, dated September 2010, revised September 24, 2010, prepared by David Schaeffer Engineering Ltd.

 

Subject to the conditions detailed in Document 6.

 

CARRIED as amended by the following motion:

 


MOTION

 

Moved by Councillor D. Deans

Seconded by Councillor M. McRae

 

WHEREAS the applicant for 4899 Uplands Drive is proposing a one-storey 218,000 square foot exposition hall, which will consist of 150,000 square feet of exhibition space and 68,000 square feet of service and common area space along with 2000 parking spaces;

 

AND WHEREAS the applicant has not provided options for a safe cycling route on this future facility;

 

AND WHERE the applicant’s Transportation Impact Study (pg.8) states, “There are presently no sidewalks or dedicated cycling facilities within the existing road right-of-ways that are in close proximity to the site;

 

AND WHEREAS the City of Ottawa has a commitment to providing citizens with a variety of modes of travel, which contributes to an overall quality of life, and a liveable and environmentally-friendly city;

 

AND WHEREAS cycling and alternate modes of transport other than vehicles help conserve energy, improve health and preserves the environment;

 

AND WHEREAS the City of Ottawa, in the Ottawa Cycling Plan, has committed to expanding citywide cycling network, which includes an off-road pathway planned within the rapid transit corridor location several hundred meters east of the site but not until 2018-2028;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the capital funding for the provision of paved shoulders for bike lanes be added, in accordance with the Ottawa Cycling Plan, on Lester Road from Bank Street to 3899 Uplands and Breadner Boulevard on both sides of the road (approximately 3.3 kilometers at an estimated cost of $70,000 per kilometer) e included to a future annual capital budget;

 

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT Exhibition Partnership Inc. provide a security deposit in the amount of $115,500 (50 per cent of the estimated $231,000 cost) for a period of up to 5 years to cover 50 per cent of the costs of this work;

 

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT staff complete the analysis necessary to determine the timing and priority for the completion of this work and bring this back as part of a future capital budget for Council consideration and approval.

 

 

                                                                                                 CARRIED

 

 

2.            APPLICATION FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION IN THE CENTRETOWN HERITAGE CONSERVATION DISTRICT AT 340 MCLEOD STREET

 

                  DEMANDE EN VUE DE LA CONSTRUCTION D'UNE NOUVELLE STRUCTURE AU 340, RUE MCLEOD, DANS LE DISTRICT DE CONSERVATION DU PATRIMOINE AU CENTRE-VILLE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve the application for new construction on the vacant lot at 340 McLeod Street, in accordance with the plans submitted by Natalie Hughes, FoTenn Consultants Inc. received on March 31, 2010 and reactivated on August 12, 2010.

 

2.                  Issue the Heritage Permit with a two-year expiry date from the date of issuance.

 

3.                  Delegate authority for minor design changes to the General Manager of the Planning and Growth Management Department.

 

(Note: Approval to Alter this property under the Ontario Heritage Act must not be construed to meet the requirements for the issuance of a building permit.)

 

(Note: The statutory 90-day timeline for consideration of this application under the Ontario Heritage Act was extended with the agreement of the City and applicant until October 31, 2010)

 

 

                                                                               CARRIED

 

 

 

 

3.            ZONING – PART OF 340 MCLEOD STREET

 

                  ZONING – PARTIE DE 340, RUE MCLEOD

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION, AS AMENDED

 

That Council approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of part of 340 McLeod Street from TM H(19.0) (Traditional Mainstreet, Height 19.0 metres) to TM [xxxx] Sxxx (Traditional Mainstreet, Exception xxxx, Schedule xxx), as detailed in Document 2, and shown in revised Document 3.

 

                                                                               CARRIED

 

 

 

4.            ZONING – 1491 – 1493 STITTSVILLE MAIN STREET

 

                  ZONING – 1491 – 1493 RUE STITTSVILLE MAIN

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 1491 and 1493 Stittsville Main Street from TM9[465]H(11)-h (Traditional Mainstreet Subzone 9, Exception 465, Height 11 metres, Holding Zone) and R2A[1300]-h (Residential Second Density Subzone A, Exception 1300, Holding Zone) to TM9[465]H(15)-h (Traditional Mainstreet Subzone 9, Exception 465, Height 15 metres, Holding Zone) and R4Z[1300]-h (Residential Fourth Density Subzone Z, Exception 1300, Holding Zone) as shown in Documents 1 and 3, and as detailed in Document 2.

 

                                                                                                CARRIED

                                                                                                

 

 

5.            ZONING – 2838 AND 2850 CEDARVIEW ROAD

 

                  ZONING – 2838 AND 2850 CHEMAIN CEDARVIEW

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 2838 and 2850 Cedarview Road from DR- Development Reserve to R3Z – Residential Third Density Subzone Z and O1, Parks and Open Space Zone, as shown in Document 1.

 

 

                                                                               CARRIED

 


 

 

6.            OTTAWA URBAN DESIGN REVIEW PANEL UPDATE: OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT; PROCESSES AND PROCEDURES; AND MEMBERSHIP

 

                  COMITÉ D'EXAMEN DU DESIGN URBAIN D'OTTAWA : MODIFICATION DU PLAN OFFICIEL; PROCESSUS ET PROCÉDURES; COMPOSITION

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve Official Plan Amendment XX regarding the Urban Design Review Panel, as detailed in Document 1;

 

2.                  Repeal By-law 2005-354, A by-law of the City of Ottawa respecting urban design review and the establishment and operation of an Urban Design Review Panel;

 

3.                  Receive, for information, “Processes and Procedures for the Ottawa Urban Design Review Panel 2010”, the handbook for Ottawa Urban Design Review Panel members and staff, as shown in Document 3; and

 

4.                  Approve the Ottawa Urban Design Review Panel’s membership for 2010-2013, as shown in Document 4.

 

 

                                                                               CARRIED

 

 

 

7.            STREET NAME CHANGE – 1923 PLAINHILL DRIVE

 

                                                                        CHANGEMENT DE NOM DE RUE1923, PROMENADE PLAINHILL

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council enact a by-law to change a portion of the street named Plainhill Drive to Comfrey Crescent.

 

 

                                                                               CARRIED

 


 

 

8.            STORMWATER DEVELOPMENT CHARGES – BY-LAW 2009-227 – MER BLEUE ROAD TO TENTH LINE ROAD

 

                  REDEVANCES D'AMÉNAGEMENT RELATIVES AUX EAUX DE RUISSELLEMENT – RÈGLEMENT NO 2009-227 – DU CHEMIN MER BLEUE AU CHEMIN TENTH LINE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council endorse the rates shown in Document 1 as modifications to the Area Specific Stormwater Development Charges Rates in By-law 2009-227.

 

 

                                                                               CARRIED

 

Meeting to Consider the Engineer’s Report Under the Drainage Act

 

Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Report 57

 

 

1.                    UPPER FLOWING CREEK MUNICIPAL DRAIN

 

INSTALLATIONS MUNICIPALES DE DRAINAGE UPPER FLOWING CREEK

 

 

As the Petition for Drainage Works by Owners (dated May 29, 2006), did not contain a sufficient number of names to comply with Section 4 of the Drainage Act, the meeting to consider the engineer’s report did not proceed.

 

Motions of Which Notice has been Given Previously

 

MOTION

 

Moved by Councillor D. Deans

Seconded by Mayor L. O’Brien

 

WHEREAS the City of Ottawa fosters the optimal growth and development of children from birth to independence by building and sustaining healthy families and communities; and

 

WHEREAS the city provides programming, partnerships and collaborations with community agencies to attain this goal; and

 

WHEREAS the city supports children by offering information, education, and support programs to teach effective parenting in order to support the role of a parent as the most influential force in a child’s life; and

 

WHEREAS the City of Ottawa also supports partnerships and collaborations with community agencies, in order to maximize its reach to parents and children; and

 

WHEREAS the city recognizes that whether you are an early childhood educator, a caregiver, a health or social service provider, we share the same goal of fostering the optimal growth and development of children by building and sustaining healthy families and communities; and

 

WHEREAS the City of Ottawa community provides a wealth of programs and support services in the form of recreation programs, health programs, library programs, early learning and literacy programs; and

 

WHEREAS the city has created the “ Youth Zone” offering a place for youth to have a voice and access to resources such as how to start your own business, employment, recreation, educational links and where to get help when you need it;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council recognize Ottawa as a Child Friendly city.

 

                                                                                                                                 CARRIED

 

 

MOTION

 

Moved by Councillor S. Qadri

Seconded by Councillor E. El-Chantiry

 

WHEREAS The City of Ottawa has been a past supporter of Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD)’s Project Red Ribbon campaign to raise awareness of drinking and driving;

 

WHERAS the MADD red ribbon, flying on a vehicle antenna or tied to a rearview mirror, has become a familiar symbol throughout Canada;

 

AND WHEREAS Every year from the beginning of November to the first Monday after January 1st, MADD distributes red ribbons signifying a personal commitment of the individual to drive sober.

 

AND WHEREAS City policy requires Council approval for special ribbons to be displayed on City vehicles;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED City Council approve all City of Ottawa vehicles be permitted to support the Project Red Ribbon campaign by displaying a ribbon on their vehicle.

                                                                                                                                 CARRIED

 

MOTION

 

Moved by Councillor M. Wilkinson

Seconded by Councillor C. Doucet

 

WHEREAS the South March Highlands is a unique old growth forest landscape identified as a priority ecological protection area by the City’s Greenspace Master Plan ; and

 

WHEREAS lands in the South March Highlands in the vicinity of the lands designated for development north of the Beaver Pond (Phase 9) have been rated as the most environmentally significant in the entire urban area of Ottawa: and

 

WHEREAS permitting the clear cutting of about 74 acres of land followed by blasting would completely destroy the ecological value of these lands; and

 

WHEREAS as a G8 capital city the City of Ottawa should be leading the country in creating an ecological reserve on such sensitive lands; and

 

WHEREAS the NCC will be presenting three scenarios on the future of the Greenbelt to the public in December for comment and at least one of these will include the South March Highlands; and

 

WHEREAS this unique old growth forest, is a wilderness environment that includes many endangered and at risk species, identified after the plan of subdivision was approved, that is located within the boundaries of the urban area and is accessible by public transit providing an excellent opportunity for eco-tourism and environmental education; and

 

WHEREAS there is an opportunity to consider these lands as a key component to a Nature Park which could showcase this venerable old-growth forest, archaeology, wetland complexes, and wildlife of this wilderness area in ways that will draw

visitors to our City; and

 

WHEREAS the community has undertaken to assist with raising funds with donations from the community and environmental groups which can  be used to offset some of the costs of acquiring these lands and has also prepared a Stewardship Plan for managing the lands at no cost to the City; and

 

WHEREAS the educational and research opportunities for the area have support from a wide number of groups from all parts of the City as well as from within the local community; and

 

 

WHEREAS additional time is needed to solicit contributions from individuals, foundations and governments; and

 

WHEREAS an amendment to the conditions of draft approval are appropriate to provide this additional time to ensure that the old growth forest is preserved; and

 

WHEREAS the South March Highlands has two ANSI designations (Provincially Significant Area of Natural or Scientific Interest) putting it in the same designation as Algonquin Park and ahead of any other protected landscape in Ottawa;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the City of Ottawa seek to obtain these lands as an ecological reserve in the City through a negotiated purchase and/or land exchange, in partnership with the community, charitable foundations and government agencies, and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the approval of an agreement of purchase and sale by the City requires further authorization by City Council, and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT any funds obtained now or in the future from other sources for the purpose of acquiring the Beaver Pond lands be used to eliminate or reduce any potential cost to the City of Ottawa; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the delegated authority with respect to the KNL Plan of Subdivision be removed and a new condition inserted so that no destruction or removal of trees be permitted prior to Council’s final approval of the 2011 budget.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the staff be directed to bring forward a report to Council to amend the City of Ottawa official plan and zoning by-law so as to designate and zone these lands for Environmental Protection lands;

 

Be It Further Resolved that City Staff re-evaluate lands that could have been designated as urban natural features but were not considered due to planning decisions on those lands and report back through the Planning and Environment Committee to ensure that no other situation similar to that with the Beaver Pond lands occurs in the future.

 

DEFERRED by the following motion:

 

MOTION

 

Moved by Councillor D. Thompson

Seconded by Councillor P. Hume

 

  1. That the Wilkinson/Doucet motion be deferred to the November Special Council Meeting and at that meeting staff present a report that outlines a strategy to acquire the 72.9 acres of the Phase 9 development of the KNL lands by the following measures:

 

a)      Re-alignment of present and future development phases;

b)     Land exchange, including the Kanata Town Centre lands

 

  1. That Staff present the cost of acquiring any residual lands via a financial transaction;

 

  1. That the report include servicing plans for future phases based on the potential acquisitions; and

 

  1. That Council request that the owner agree to allow the land to remain in its current condition so that Council can consider the Staff report at its November Special Meeting.

 

                                                                                                       CARRIED

 

Motions Requiring Suspension of the Rules of Procedure

 

MOTION

 

Moved by Councillor R. Bloess

Seconded by Councillor B. Monette

 

That the Rules of Procedure be suspended to consider this motion, due the recent frost warnings and the fact that Council is not meeting again until November 19, 2010.

 

WHEREAS the Gloucester Allotment Garden Association started obtaining a cubic yard of free compost for each of its community garden plots from the City of Gloucester when the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton first started its Leaf and Yard Waste program;

 

AND WHEREAS the Gloucester Allotment Garden Association continued to receive free compost from the City of Ottawa after amalgamation until the spring of 2010 when the Trail Road Landfill Site started to charge the Gloucester Allotment Garden Association for their compost;

 

AND WHEREAS the Gloucester Allotment Garden Association has always paid for the trucking of its compost as well as a front-end loader to distribute this compost to each garden plot and the City has loaded these trucks without charge;

 

THEREFORE LET IT BE RESOLVED that the City of Ottawa supply and load compost free of charge up to a cubic yard per plot for all of its community gardens as long as the community gardens assume responsibility for and any costs related to the transportation and distribution of any requested compost.

 

                                                                                                       CARRIED

 

MOTION

 

Moved by Councillor C. Doucet

Seconded by Councillor C. Leadman

 

That the Rules of Procedure be suspended to consider this motion, due to the fact that Council is not meeting again until November 19, 2010 and waiting until that time would invalidate the 30 day offer period noted in this motion.

 

WHEREAS Council has directed staff to bring forward guidelines governing the expenditure of Cash in Lieu of Parkland funds, including delegated authority to Members of Council and staff;

 

AND WHEREAS these guidelines will be before Committee later this year;

 

AND WHEREAS staff have submitted to tender a request to refurbish play ground equipment in Heron Park;

 

AND WHEREAS the community worked with the City to design this project such that in addition to the installation of new play ground equipment, the older equipment could be refurbished and enhance the recreational opportunities for the children;

 

AND WHEREAS the additional money being requested is just under $6,000 and extends the life of the equipment for twenty years (with a replacement value of $40,000);

 

AND WHEREAS there is sufficient funds in the Ward 17 Cash in Lieu of Parkland reserve fund;

 

AND WHEREAS the offer on the bid under consideration is a 30 day offer;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the amount of $6,000 be made available from the Ward 17 Cash-in-Lieu of Parkland fund for this project.

 

 

                                                                                                       CARRIED

 

 


Notices of Motion (For Consideration at Subsequent Meeting)

 

 

MOTION

 

Moved by Councillor C. Leadman

Seconded by Councillor D. Holmes

 

WHEREAS Parks form an essential part of the greenspace of the City of Ottawa;

 

AND WHEREAS it has been demonstrated that some lands are being used by communities as park and are listed on the City’s Inventory of Parkland have not been formally dedicated as Parks;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT a by-law be enacted which formally dedicates all lands currently listed on the City’s Inventory of Parks as Parkland.

 

 

MOTION

 

Moved by Councillor R. Chiarelli

Seconded by Councillor A. Cullen

 

Be It Resolved That Council waive the City's fees associated with the relocation of three evacuee homes on the site of the Parkbridge Mobile Home Park - homes being relocated in compliance with the City's evacuation order at the site.

 

 

MOTION

 

Moved by Councillor S. Qadri

Seconded by Councillor B. Monette

 

BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Planning and Growth Management Department be directed to bring forward a report in January 2011 to provide for a work plan to develop either,

 

A)     Site specific design guidelines for Stittsville Main Street; or

B)     A community design plan for Stittsville Main Street

 

Together with a recommendation from the Department as to which of the above is considered most appropriate to provide for establishing a development framework for Stittsville Main Street.

 

By-laws                                                                                                           Three Readings

 

2010-317         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Bren Maur Road).

 

2010-318         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to change the name of a municipal highway in the City of Ottawa (Plainhill Drive to Comfrey Crescent).

 

2010-319         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Half Moon Bay).

 

2010-320         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (South Aisle Crossing).

 

2010-321         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to impose special annual drainage rates upon lands in respect of which money is borrowed under the Tile Drainage Act.

 

2010-322         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.

 

2010-323         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Percifor Way).

 

2010-324         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at 199 Kennevale Drive as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

2010-325         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at 1026 – 1040 Marconi Avenue as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

2010-326         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 2838 and 2850 Cedarview Road.

 

2010-327         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 part of the lands known municipally as 2455 and 2473 Colonial Road.

 

2010-328         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 part of the lands known municipally as 4156 Moodie Drive.

 


2010-329         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to repeal By-law No. 2010-314 and to amend By-law No. 2008-250 of the City of Ottawa to change the zoning of lands which are the subject of PEC Agenda 80, Item 5, Report Reference Number ACS2010-ICS-PGM-0154.

 

2010-330         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend the Sewer Connection By-Law in respect of Manotick.

 

2010-331         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 847 Pinewood Crescent.

 

2010-332         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 1129, 1131, 1135 and 1139 Bridge Street.

 

2010-333         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to repeal By-law No. 2010-310 and to amend By-law No. 2008-250 of the City of Ottawa to change the zoning of lands known municipally as 100 Champagne Avenue South.

 

2010-334         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 467 Terry Fox Drive, 1421, 1425 and 1525 Richardson Side Road.

 

2010-335         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend the Official Plan for the City of Ottawa to institute the Ottawa Urban Design Review Panel and to repeal By-law No. 2005-354 entitled “A by-law of the City of Ottawa respecting urban design review and the establishment and operation of an Urban Design Review Panel”.

 

2010-336         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 1491 and 1493 Stittsville Main Street.

 

2010-337         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 5224 Bank Street.

 

2010-338         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 part of the lands known municipally as 3644 Timmins Road.

 

2010-339         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 part of the lands known municipally as 340 McLeod.

 

2010-340         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.

 

2010-341         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain additional lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (South Aisle Crossing).

 

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED