8 JUNE 2011
2. National Anthem (Councillor P. Clark)
3. Announcements/Ceremonial Activities
· Recognition – City Builder Award
4. Roll Call
5. Confirmation of Minutes
Confirmation of the Minutes of the regular meeting of 25 May 2011.
6. Declarations of interest including those originally arising from prior meetings
· Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO):
· Ontario Progressive Conservative “Changebook” Platform Released – Highlights of Municipal Related Policies
· Bill 181 Passes Third Reading Mandatory Retirement at age 60 for Ontario’s Salaried Firefighters
· Municipal Insurance Survey
2011 Federal Budget
Councillor D. Holmes has advised she will be absent from the Council meeting of 8 June 2011.
9. Motion to Introduce Reports
(Councillors M. McRae and J. Harder)
CITY TREASURER’S REPORT
La Taxe Provinciale sur L’essence
That City Council:
1. Authorize the Mayor and City Treasurer to sign an agreement with the Province relating to the City’s share of the provincial gas tax in accordance with the terms set out in Document 1; and
2. That a By-law be enacted as required by the Province to authorize the Mayor and Treasurer to execute the Letter of Agreement each year.
COMMUNITY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES REPORT 5A
1. UPDATE OF PET SHOP LICENSING REGULATIONS
mise à jour dU RÈGLEMENT CONCERNANT LES PERMIS POUR ANIMALERIES
That Council approve amendments to the Licensing By-law No. 2002-189, as amended, as detailed in Document 1, to establish harmonized regulations for the licensing and regulating of pet shops.
FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 8
1. 2010 City of OTTAWA CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
ÉTATS FINANCIERS CONSOLIDÉS DE 2010 DE LA VILLE D’OTTAWA
That Council approve the revised 2010 City of Ottawa Consolidated Financial Statements.
2. RINK OF DREAMS – Marion dewAr plaza
patinoire de rÊves - place Marion-Dewar
That Council approve one-time funding of $250,000 from the Cash-in-Lieu of Parkland City-wide Reserve Fund as the City’s contribution to the $1.25 Million project to design and build a 12,500 square foot ice surface on Marion Dewar Plaza, and that annual operating and maintenance costs of $200,000 be included as part of the City Operations 2012 budget submission.
PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT 10A
1. APPLICATION FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION IN THE CENTRETOWN HERITAGE CONSERVATION DISTRICT AT 340 MCLEOD STREET
DEMANDE EN VUE D’UNE NOUVELLE CONSTRUCTION DANS LE DISTRICT DE CONSERVATION DU PATRIMOINE DU CENTRE-VILLE AU 340, RUE MCLEOD
COMMITTEE MEETING INFORMATION
Committee considered this item in conjunction with the associated re-zoning application (Zoning – 340 McLeod Street - ACS2011-ICS-PGM-0111.)
Delegations: Two delegations spoke:
· One in support of the application
· One opposed (in part).
Debate: Approximately 45 minutes were spent in discussion and debate on the two items combined.
Vote: Both the Heritage application and Zoning application were CARRIED as presented.
Position of Ward Councillor: Councillor Diane Holmes was present and indicated her general support for the proposal.
Position of Advisory Committee: The Ottawa Built Heritage Advisory Committee recommended that Planning Committee and Council reject the staff recommendations
Committee recommendationS as amended
That Council approve the original staff recommendations, as set out below:
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 February 2, 2011.
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 would have expired on May 3, 2011 but has been extended until June 30, 2011 with the consent of the applicant)
2. ZONING – 340 MCLEOD STREET
ZONAGE – 340, RUE MCLEOD
COMMITTEE MEETING INFORMATION
Please refer to Committee Meeting Information listed under Item 1 of Planning Committee Report 10A.
(This matter is Subject to Bill 51)
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) and to remove the heritage overlay, as detailed in Documents 2 and 3, and shown in Document 1.
4. PLANNING AND GROWTH MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT TERM OF COUNCIL WORKPLAN
PLAN DE TRAVAIL D’URBANISME ET GESTION DE LA CROISSANCE POUR LA PÉRIODE D’EXERCICE DU CONSEIL
That Council, upon concurrence of the Mayor, approve the Planning and Growth Management Department’s Term of Council Workplan for matters within Planning Committee’s mandate.
5. PUBLIC CONSULTATION POLICY FOR THE ADOPTION OF HERITAGE CONSERVATION DISTRICT PLANS UNDER THE ONTARIO HERITAGE ACT
POLITIQUE SUR LES CONSULTATIONS PUBLIQUES POUR L’ADOPTION DES PLANS DES DISTRICTS DE CONSERVATION DU PATRIMOINE EN VERTU DE LA LOI SUR LE PATRIMOINE DE L’ONTARIO
That Council approve the public consultation policy for the adoption of Heritage Conservation District plans as detailed in Document 1.
TRANSPORTATION REPORT 7
1. Prince of wales drive (fisher avenue to woodroffe avenue) environmental assessment study – recommended plan
Étude d’évaluation environnementale de la promenade prince of wales (de l’avenue fisher À l’avenue woodroffe) – plan recommandÉ
Committee meeting information
Delegations: 16 (against staff recommendations as proposed)
Debate: Committee spent a little over 2 hours in total on this item, approximately 30 minutes of which was spent on debate
Vote: The votes were unanimous with no dissents
Position of Ward Councillors:
Councillor McRae: in support; provided comments in report
Councillor Egli: concerns detailed in the staff report; amendments were put forward on his behalf and approved by the Committee
Councillor Desroches: amendments were put forward on his behalf and approved by the Committee
Position of Advisory Committee(s): N/A
Committee recommendationS AS AMENDED
1. Receive the results of the Prince of Wales Environmental Assessment Study as proposed in document 1;
2. Direct staff to finalize the Environmental Study Report and proceed with its posting for the 30-day public review period in accordance with Ontario Municipal Class Environmental Assessment, Schedule "C" process;
3. Direct staff to work with the National Capital Commission to fulfill the requirements of the Canadian Environment Assessment Act in accordance with the principles of the Environment Study Report;
4. Direct staff to undertake necessary property acquisition for the construction of Prince of Wales Drive, in line with the timing identified in the Transportation Master Plan and through the annual Capital Budget Process;
5. Direct staff to advocate in discussions with the NCC the implementation of option B with regard to noise barrier placement and design on Prince of Wales; and
Direct staff to undertake further detailed studies pertaining to the noise fence options to address design, cost, and visual impact.
6. Approve that the recommendations for road alignment and design set out in the design review report provided by Delcan and dated May 27, 2011 (scenario #1) be incorporated into the current Environmental assessment report, such that it amends the current proposed alignment design, with the objective of avoiding any property acquisition within the Waterford, Amberwood and Yewfield area.
7. Approve that as part of the design process, City staff review opportunities for berming and landscaping to provide some green screening to homes adjacent to Prince of Wales, including additional planting opportunities along the stormwater ponds.
8. Request funding assistance for the design and construction of two cattle crossing culverts from the National Capital Commission.
9. Approve that, as part of the detailed design phase, City staff develop a phased construction plan.
10. Approve that, as part of the 2012 budget process, City staff review opportunities to begin design work in 2012 for Prince of Wales intersections that are experiencing peak hour failures such as Hunt Club and Prince of Wales, and Fallowfield and Prince of Wales.
11. Approve that staff be directed to work with the owner of 2175 Prince of Wales to determine a means of providing all directional access to the site through the site plan process.
10. Bulk Consent Agenda
That Council approve the Bulk Consent Agenda attached as Document 1.
11. Motion to Adopt Reports
(Councillors M. McRae and J. Harder)
12. Motions of Which Notice has been Given Previously
Moved by Councillor M. McRae
Seconded by Councillor T. Tierney
WHEREAS the City of Ottawa is in the process of moving to an Electronic Agenda tool, with the intention of reducing the dependence on paper copies of Council and Standing Committee materials; and
WHEREAS, as part of the preparation for the Electronic Agenda, electronic copies of all materials related to Committee and Council meetings are distributed by the Clerk's Office to all Members of Council in advance of and during Committee and Council meetings; and
WHEREAS these documents are also accessible to Members of Council through the City's shared network drive; and
WHEREAS many Members of Council are already using their laptops and other portable electronic devices to access these documents during Committee and Council meetings; and
WHEREAS the Environment Committee already produces paper copies of their Committee agendas and materials only on request;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that in an effort to conserve paper resources and reduce related expenses, Members of Council will only receive paper copies of Committee and Council materials, including PowerPoint presentations, if specifically requested from the City Clerk’s Office.
13. Notices of Motion (For Consideration at Subsequent Meeting)
14. Notice of Intent from the City’s Meeting Investigator to submit an investigation report for consideration at the 22 June 2011 Council meeting.
15. Motion to Introduce By-laws Three Readings
(Councillors M. McRae and J. Harder)
a) 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.
b) 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.
c) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2002-4 to implement the service excellence initiative to eliminate the requirement for site plan control approval for dwelling units within a townhouse that has separate frontage on a public highway and is within a registered plan of subdivision.
d) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to repeal By-law No. 2011-210 and to amend By-law No. 2008-250 of the City of Ottawa to change the zoning of lands within the Wellington West Community Design Plan area.
e) 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.
f) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands on 138 to 186 Solera Circle as being exempt from Part Lot Control.
g) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Terry Fox Drive).
h) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to authorize the entering into of an agreement with the Province of Ontario through the Minister of Transportation relating to funding provided by the Province of Ontario to the City under the Dedicated Gas Tax Funds for Public Transportation Program.
i) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2011-167 to establish the tax ratio for the year 2011 for the professional sports facility property tax class.
j) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2011-168 to establish the tax levy for the year 2011 for the professional sports facility property tax class.
k) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2011-169 to establish the tax levy for the year 2011 for police services for the professional sports facility property tax class.
l) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2011-170 to establish the tax levy for the year 2011 for the City of Ottawa’s share of the costs of the conservation authorities for the professional sports facility property tax class.
m) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2011-173 to establish a special levy for fire protection and prevention in the urban service area for the year 2011 for the professional sports facility property tax class.
n) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2011-176 to establish a special levy for public transportation within the service area known as the Urban Transit Area for the year 2011 for the professional sports facility property tax class.
o) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2007-313 respecting the emergency management program for the City of Ottawa.
p) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to close part of the road allowance between Lots 3 and 4, Concession 9, Cumberland.
q) A by-law of the City of Ottawa to close the untravelled road allowance between Lots 15 and 16, Concession 11, Goulbourn.
16. Confirmation By-law (Councillors M. McRae and J. Harder)
18. Adjournment Councillors M. McRae and J. Harder)
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