23 February 2011
2. National Anthem (Councillor Chiarelli)
3. Announcements/Ceremonial Activities
· Recognition – City Builder Award
4. Roll Call
5. Confirmation of Minutes
Confirmation of the Minutes of the regular meeting of 9 February 2011.
6. Declarations of interest including those originally arising from prior meetings
Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO):
Councillor J. Harder has advised she will be absent from the Council meeting of 23 February 2011.
9. Postponements and Deferrals
CITY COUNCIL – 9 FEBRUARY 2011
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORT 1
6. DEVELOPMENT OF A SHOPPER’S DRUG MART/DOCTORS OFFICE COMPLEX AT
5230 MITCH OWENS RD
AMÉNAGEMENT D’UN COMPLEXE COMPRENANT UNE PHARMACIE SHOPPER’S
DRUG MART ET UNE CLINIQUE MÉDICALE AU 5230, CHEMIN MITCH-OWENS
That Council approve that the City of Ottawa consent to an order deleting the following conditions on the basis that the Owner provides a letter agreeing that such is without prejudice to the City seeking to impose similar conditions on a subsequent development application.
These are the conditions that the City should not defend:
a. Condition 1, which in effect, requires the granting of road widenings from the Gas Bar property to the City of Ottawa;
b. Condition 2, which in effect, requires the granting of a corner sight triangle from the Gas bar property to the city of Ottawa;
c. Condition 3, requiring the removal or relocation of underground storage tanks from the land conveyed for the road widening and sight triangle;
d. Condition 4, requiring an agreement between the Owner of the Gas Bar lands and the City of Ottawa, with respect to Condition 3;
e. Condition 5, requiring the Owner of the Gas Bar lands to post security with the City of Ottawa respecting the performance of Conditions 3 and 4;
f. Condition 6, which in effect, requires a Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessment on the Gas Bar property and the Crossroads property; and,
g. Condition 7, which requires the Owner of the Gas Bar property to add the City as an additional insured on the Crossroads property.
MOTION NO. 6/2
Moved by Councillor E. El-Chantiry
Seconded by Councillor D. Thompson
WHEREAS staff have requested that this item be deferred to permit them additional time to work with the proponent on a possible resolution to this matter;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT consideration of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Report 1, Item 6, Development of a Shoppers Drug Mart/Doctors Office Complex at 5230 Mitch Owens Road be deferred to the Council meeting of 23 February 2011.
10. Motion to Introduce Reports
(Councillors S. Qadri and M. McRae)
DEPUTY CITY MANAGER, INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES AND COMMUNITY SUSTAINABILITY’S REPORT
programme du fonds de stimulation Économique – rapports d’Étape
That Council receive the Economic Stimulus Fund (ESF) Q4 2010 status report.
AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORT 2
2. ZONING – 115 Walgreen Road
ZONAGE – 115, chemin walgreen
That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 115 Walgreen Road from Rural General Industrial Subzone 4 (RG4) to Rural General Industrial Subzone 4 exception [XXXr] (RG4[XXXr]), as shown in Document 1 and as detailed in Document 2.
3. EXTENSION OF THE CUMBERLAND rh INTERIM CONTROL BY‑LAW - WASTE PROCESSING AND TRANSFER FACILITIES IN FORMER CUMBERLAND
PROLONGATION DE LA DURÉE DU Règlement de restriction provisoire des zones RH de Cumberland – INSTALLATIONS DE TRAITEMENT ET DE TRANSFERT DES DÉCHETS SUR LE TERRITOIRE DE L’ANCIENNE VILLE DE CUMBERLAND
That Council approve an amendment to Interim Control By-law 2010-258, as amended by 2010-277, and known as the Cumberland RH Interim Control By-law, to extend the date of the said by-law to May 25, 2011 in order to permit the completion of the interim control study on waste processing and transfer facilities in Cumberland.
PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT 3A
4. APPLICATION TO ALTER 73 CRICHTON STREET, A PROPERTY DESIGNATED UNDER PART V OF THE ONTARIO HERITAGE ACT AND LOCATED IN THE NEW EDINBURGH HERITAGE CONSERVATION DISTRICT
DEMANDE EN VUE DE MODIFIER LA PROPRIÉTÉ SITUÉE AU 73, RUE CRICHTON, DÉSIGNÉE EN VERTU DE LA PARTIE V DE LA LOI SUR LE PATRIMOINE DE L’ONTARIO ET QUI SE TROUVE DANS LE DISTRICT DE CONSERVATION DU PATRIMOINE DE NEW EDINBURGH
Delegations: Two delegations spoke in opposition to this application, and the applicant and architect spoke in support.
Debate: Approximately one hour was spent in discussion and debate on this item, including delegations.
Vote: The item was approved as presented
Position of Ward Councillor: Councillor Clark supports the application.
Position of Advisory Committee: The Ottawa Built Heritage advisory Committee recommended approval of the application.
1. Approve the application to alter 73 Crichton Street, in accordance with the plans submitted by James Colizza, James A. Colizza Inc. as received on January 20, 2011 as show in Document 3;
2. Delegate authority for minor design changes to the General Manager, Planning and Growth Management Department;
3. Issue the heritage permit with a two-year expiry date from the date of issuance.
(Note: The statutory 90-day timeline for consideration of this application under the Ontario Heritage Act will expire on March 17, 2011)
(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.)
PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT 5
This matter is Subject to Bill 51.
That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 2225 Mer Bleue Road, Part of 2168 Tenth Line Road and Part of 2233 Mer Bleue Road from MC13, MC and R4A to MC[XXXX], as shown in Document 1 and as detailed in Document 2.
This matter is Subject to Bill 51.
That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 89 to 91 Nepean Street from R5B (482) F(3.0) (Residential Fifth Density Subzone B, Exception 482, FSI 3.0) to R5B-h (xxxx) H(83.0) (Residential Fifth Density Subzone B Exception xxxx, Height 83.0 – Holding Provision) as shown on Document 1 and as detailed in Document 2.
INTERIM TRANSIT COMMISSION REPORT 3 (IN CAMERA)
Item to be dealt with In-Camera
TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT 2A
1. East-West segregated bike lane pilot project
PROJET PILOTE DE VOIE CYCLABLE SÉPARÉE EST-OUEST AU CENTRE-VILLE
Delegations: 38 (19 for; 19 against)
Debate: Committee spent about 6 hours in total on this item, approximately 30 minutes of which was spent on debate
Vote: The vote was unanimous with no dissents
Position of Ward Councillor: Councillor Holmes supported the report recommendations; an amendment was proposed on her behalf but it was lost
Position of Advisory Committee(s): The Roads and Cycling Advisory Committee and the Environmental Advisory Committee spoke in support of the report recommendations
COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED
That, subject to funding approval in the 2011 Budget, Council:
1. Approve the implementation of an East-West Segregated Bike Lane Pilot Project on Laurier Avenue West as described in this report and shown in Documents 1 and 2;
2. Direct staff to amend the Traffic and Parking Bylaw No. 2003-530 in conjunction with the implementation of the proposed changes to the stopping, parking and loading areas within the study area;
3. Direct staff to undertake performance monitoring as part of the pilot project, including a Traffic Impact Assessment Report, and to report these findings back to Transportation Committee within 24 months after the pilot has been implemented;
4. Direct staff to pursue a multi-use pathway for public use through the development application process at 422 Slater Street as indicated in the City of Ottawa Escarpment District Plan and shown in Document 1; and
5. Delegate authority to the Manager, Roads and Traffic Operations and Maintenance of the Public Works Department to allow the closure of the bike lanes if conditions are unsafe (i.e. black ice).
6. Direct staff to consult with businesses as required during the detailed design phase of the SBL project with a goal to resolve individual concerns related to the roadway design and access to commercial buildings.
3. ON-STREET PARKING REGULATIONS - SOMERSET CHINATOWN BIA
Règlements sur le stationnement sur rue ZAC du quartier chinois Somerset
That Council approve that the current temporary conditions of allowing for free on-street parking on Saturdays on Somerset Street between Bronson and Preston Streets be extended until January 2012.
11. Bulk Consent Agenda
That Council approve the Bulk Consent Agenda attached as Document 1.
12. Motion to Adopt Reports
(Councillors S. Qadri and M. McRae)
13. Motions of Which Notice has been Given Previously
Moved by Councillor B. Monette
Seconded by Councillor R. Bloess
WHEREAS Canada Post closed Orléans’ only corporate post office outlet on Youville Drive on July 31, 2010 despite the protest and petitions signed by thousands of Orléans’ residents and businesses; and
WHEREAS our federal MP Royal Galipeau has written numerous letters supporting the reopening of an Orléans Post Office; and
WHEREAS Canada Post has failed to live up to its obligations as outlined in the Canada Postal Service Charter by failing to engage and listen to the community; and
WHEREAS business customers who used the corporate post office on Youville Drive to purchase and drop-off their admail now must travel to the Ottawa Alta Vista or Vanier facilities; and
WHEREAS the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) has agreed to finance the costs associated with relocating the corporate postal outlet in the same general area on St-Joseph Boulevard through its joint union-management fund used to finance innovation and expansion projects under Appendix “T” of its collective agreement, thus limiting the risks to the Corporation to a minimum;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Ottawa City Council encourage the Canada Post Corporation to reconsider the Canadian Union of Postal Workers’ offer to finance the relocation of the Orléans corporate post office under Appendix “T” of the collective agreement.
Moved by Councillor M. McRae
Seconded by Councillor S. Desroches
WHEREAS the City of Ottawa has successfully hosted numerous national and international major events to the benefit of the local economy;
AND WHEREAS the bid deadline of end of February does not allow for a staff report to Committee and Council for consideration;
AND WHEREAS local hotel and conference facilities and ScotiaBank Place will be in a position to host the 2013 Canadian Curling Trials;
BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Ottawa formally support the bid by Senators Sports and Entertainment to host the 2013 Canadian Curling Trials, scheduled for December 1 - 8, 2013;
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Council authorize funding contribution of approximately $400,000 (in cash and in-kind services);
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that staff report back to Finance and Economic Development Committee on any funding needs over and above the proposed City of Ottawa contribution to the 2013 Canadian Curling Trials.
14. Notices of Motion (For Consideration at Subsequent Meeting)
15. Motion to Introduce By-laws Three Readings
(Councillors S. Qadri and M. McRae)
a) 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 1408 Woodroffe Avenue.
b) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume them for public use.
c) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2010-277 of the City of Ottawa to extend interim control on lands zoned with the RH zone code in the area of the former City of Cumberland.
d) 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 115 Walgreen Road.
e) 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 2225 and part of 2233 Mer Bleue Road and part of 2168 Tenth Line Road.
f) 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 89 and 91 Nepean Street.
g) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at 87 to 105 (odd) Bandelier Way as being exempt from Part Lot Control.
h) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at 500 to 522 Leita Place as being exempt from Part Lot Control.
i) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2003-499 respecting fire routes.
16. Confirmation By-law (Councillors S. Qadri and M. McRae)
18. Adjournment (Councillors S. Qadri and M. McRae)
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