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OTTAWA CITY COUNCIL

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

 10:00 a.m.

Andrew S. Haydon Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West

AGENDA 64

 

MOMENT OF REFLECTION

 

NATIONAL ANTHEM

 

Councillor T. Nussbaum 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS/CEREMONIAL ACTIVITIES

 

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Recognition - Mayor's City Builder Award

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the regular Council meeting of January 31, 2018.

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST INCLUDING THOSE ORIGINALLY ARISING FROM PRIOR MEETINGS

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO):

 

 

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Call to Action - Fire Medic Protection Needed for Municipal Governments

 

 

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Draft Fire Regulations for Municipal Comments

 

 

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AMO Makes Submission on Policing - Bill 175, Safer Ontario Act

 

 

REGRETS

No regrets filed to date.

 

MOTION TO INTRODUCE REPORTS

 

Councillors S. Blais and T. Nussbaum  

 

 

POSTPONEMENTS AND DEFERRALS

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT 57

 

1.

OFFICIAL PLAN AND ZONING AMENDMENTS – ROCHESTER FIELD

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

That Council:

a.         adopt the Official Plan amendment to re-designate part of Rochester Field as General Urban Area as detailed in Document 1; and

b.        pass the Zoning By-law amendment to rezone two sites in Rochester Field and fronting Richmond Road in a Traditional Mainstreet TM [xxx] – h zone and rezone the balance of Rochester Field to a Park and Open Space O1[xxx] as detailed in Document 2.

 

REPORTS

 

OTTAWA COMMUNITY HOUSING CORPORATION

 

 

2.

OTTAWA COMMUNITY HOUSING CORPORATION (OCHC) CONFIRMATION OF RE-ELECTION OF CHAIR, APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTORS, REPEAL OF BY-LAW NO. 10, AND APPROVAL OF BY-LAW NO. 11

 

REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS

1.         That the re-election of Councillor Fleury to the position of Chair of Ottawa Community Housing Corporation (OCHC) for the year 2018 be confirmed by the Shareholder (Document 1); and

2.         That the appointment of Ms. Nina Beck to the OCHC Board of Directors as a Community Member for a term of three (3) years as described in this report (Document 2) be approved;

3.         That the appointment of Mr. Paul-Émile Fortin to the OCHC Board of Directors as an ex-officio member in virtue of his role as Chair of the Tenant Advisory Group (Document 3) be approved;

4.         That the OCHC By-Law No. 10 be repealed and be replaced by a new By-Law No. 11 (Document 6) incorporating changes to clarify roles, align with legislation and reflect best practice as described in this report (Documents 4 and 5);

5.         That the Mayor and the City Clerk be authorized to sign a written resolution on behalf of the City of Ottawa as Shareholder of OCHC setting out the resolutions approved by City Council.

 

OTTAWA POLICE SERVICES BOARD

 

3.

BOARD ACTIVITY, TRAINING & PERFORMANCE: 2017 ANNUAL REPORT

 

BOARD RECOMMENDATION
That Council receive this report for information.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORT 31

 

 

4.

ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT – 2403 HUNTLEY ROAD

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 for 2403 Huntley Road to permit rural commercial uses as detailed in Document 2.

 


 

5.

ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT – 5130 AND 5208 RAMSAYVILLE ROAD

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 for 5130 and 5208 Ramsayville Road to permit a medical marihuana production facility use and to add specific zoning provisions for that use, as shown on Document 1 and detailed in Document 2.

 

FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 31

 

6.

BRITANNIA VILLAGE OTTAWA RIVER FLOOD PROTECTION – SETTING OF THE SPECIAL SERVICE CHARGE

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.         Enact an annual special levy over a 10-year period to recover the $195,000 and associated carrying charges for the Britannia Village Ottawa River Flood Protection works, from the property owners identified in this report.

2.         Direct the first annual charge to respective property owners be part of the 2018 tax billing cycle.

 


 

7.

ADDITIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING FOR THE RENEWAL OF TAX-SUPPORTED ASSETS

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION AS AMENDED

That Council approve the recommended list of infrastructure renewal projects, as listed in Documents 1 (as amended) to 4, to be funded by the additional $10 million approved by Council as part of the 2018 Budget.

 

8.

TWIN ELM RUGBY PARK

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.         Approve an amendment to the Agreement of Purchase and Sale such that the date of closing and the Municipal Capital Facilities term be modified from December 31, 2025 to December 31, 2039.

2.         Delegate to the General Manager, Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services and the Director, Corporate Real Estate Office the authority to finalize and approve the terms of any required amending agreements in consultation with the City Treasurer’s office.

3.         Authorize the City Clerk and Solicitor to forward any required amending by-law to Council.

 


 

PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT 57A

 

9.

FRONT-ENDING REPORT- STORMWATER MANAGEMENT PONDS 1 AND 2, LEITRIM ROAD STORM DRAINAGE SYSTEM, NORTH-SOUTH SWALE AND OVERSIZED TRUNK STORM SEWERS IN LEITRIM COMMUNITY

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.         approve the adoption of the Leitrim Area Specific Stormwater Background Study for Leitrim Stormwater Facilities-Update (Document 1);

2.         approve the enactment of the Leitrim Area Specific Stormwater By-law in the general form attached as Document 2;

3.         authorize the City to enter into a Front-Ending Agreement with Urbandale Corporation, to an upset limit of $6,227,707 plus applicable taxes and applicable indexing, to enable the land acquisition, design and construction of Pond 1 Expansion in accordance with the Front-Ending Agreement framework or principles in Document 4 and the Council approved Front-Ending Policy set out in Document 6, to the satisfaction of the General Manager, Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department and the City Clerk and Solicitor;

4.         authorize the expenditure of $6,227,707 plus applicable taxes and applicable indexing, for the land acquisition, design and construction of the Stormwater Management Pond 1 Expansion;

5.         authorize the City to enter into a Front-Ending Agreement with Barrett Co Tenancy, to an upset limit of $18,284,736 plus applicable taxes and applicable indexing, to enable the land acquisition, design and construction of Pond 2 in accordance with the Front-Ending Agreement framework or principles in Document 5 and the Council approved Front-Ending Policy set out in Document 6, to the satisfaction of the General Manager, Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department and the City Clerk and Solicitor;

6.         authorize the City to enter into Subdivision Agreements, which provide for the repayment of development charges eligible for Over-sized Trunk Storm Sewers tributary to Pond 2 to an upset limit of $4,313,000 plus applicable taxes and applicable indexing in accordance with the Front-Ending Agreement framework or principles in Document 5 and the Council approved Front-Ending Policy set out in Document 6;

7.         authorize the City to enter into Subdivision Agreements, which provide for the repayment of development charges eligible for Over-sized Trunk Storm Sewers tributary to Pond 1 to an upset limit of $8,827,000 and  plus applicable taxes and applicable indexing in accordance with the Front-Ending Agreement framework or principles in Document 5 and the Council approved Front-Ending Policy set out in Document 6;

8.         authorize the City to enter into Subdivision Agreements, which provide for the repayment of development charges eligible for the Leitrim Road Storm Drainage System tributary to Pond 2 to an upset limit of $2,219,450 plus applicable taxes and applicable indexing in accordance with the Front-Ending Agreement framework or principles in Document 5 and the Council approved Front-Ending Policy set out in Document 6;

9.         authorize the City to enter into Subdivision Agreements, which provide for the repayment of development charges eligible for the North-South Swale tributary to Pond 2 to an upset limit of $3,042,075 plus applicable taxes and applicable indexing in accordance with the Front-Ending Agreement framework or principles in Document 5 and the Council approved Front-Ending Policy set out in Document 6; and

10.      authorize the expenditure of $36,686,261 plus applicable taxes and applicable indexing, for the land acquisition, design and construction of the Stormwater Management Pond 2, Over-sized Trunk Storm Sewers, Drainage System and North-South Swale.

 

BULK CONSENT AGENDA

 

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORT 31

 

 

A.

ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT – PART OF 4534 LOGGERS WAY

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 for part of 4534 Loggers Way, for the purposes of rezoning a portion of the lands from Agricultural (AG) to Agricultural Subzone 4 (AG4), to prohibit residential uses on the retained farmland, as detailed in Document 2.

 

 

B.

ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT – 4139 MOODIE DRIVE

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 for 4139 Moodie Drive to permit ‘research and development centre’ and ‘office’ as permitted uses, as shown on Document 1 and as detailed in Document 2.

 

C.

ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT – PART OF 2026 WILLIAM HODGINS LANE

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 for part of 2026 William Hodgins Lane for the purposes of rezoning a portion of the lands from Agricultural, subzone 2 zone (AG2) and Agricultural, subzone 3 zone (AG3) to Agricultural, subzone 5 (AG5), to prohibit residential uses on the retained farmland, as detailed in Document 2.

 

D.

CASSIDY MUNICIPAL DRAIN – APPOINTMENT OF ENGINEER

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

That Council appoint Mr. Adam O’Connor, P. Eng of McIntosh Perry Consulting Engineers Ltd. as the engineer of record to prepare a report under Section 78 (1) of the Drainage Act to inform Council on the current status of the Cassidy Municipal Drain and whether one or more of the projects listed under Section 78 (1.1) is required for the better use, maintenance or repair of the drainage works or lands or roads.

 

 

FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 31

 

E.

APPOINTMENT TO THE BANK STREET BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve the appointment of Vladimir Matlak to the Bank Street Business Improvement Area Board of Management for the term expiring November 30, 2018.

 

F.

APPOINTMENT TO THE KANATA CENTRAL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve the appointment of Ilana Sokolovski to the Kanata Central Business Improvement Area Board of Management for the term expiring November 30, 2018.

 

 

G.

APPOINTMENT TO THE WELLINGTON WEST BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve the appointment of Brian Muzyka to the Wellington West Business Improvement Area Board of Management for the term expiring November 30, 2018.

 

H.

PUBLIC TRANSIT INFRASTRUCTURE FUND – APPROVED PROJECT UPDATE AND CAPITAL ADJUSTMENTS

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.         Receive the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund program update as provided in this report and;

2.         Approve the capital authority adjustments provided in this report and;

3.         Delegate authority to the City Treasurer to approve transfers between projects in excess of established delegated authority and that such delegation does not extend to additions or deletions to the list of projects previously approved by Council.

 

CITY CLERK AND SOLICITOR

 

I.

SUMMARY OF ORAL AND WRITTEN PUBLIC SUBMISSIONS FOR ITEMS SUBJECT TO THE PLANNING ACT ‘EXPLANATION REQUIREMENTS’ AT THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 31, 2018

 

REPORT RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve the Summaries of Oral and Written Public Submissions for items considered at the City Council Meeting of January 31, 2018 that are subject to the ‘Explanation Requirements’ of Bill 73, the Smart Growth for Our Communities Act, 2015, as described in this report and attached as Documents 1 to 3.

 

 

DISPOSITION OF ITEMS APPROVED BY COMMITTEES UNDER DELEGATED AUTHORITY

 

That Council receive the list of items approved by its Committees under Delegated Authority, attached as Document 1.

 

 

MOTION TO ADOPT REPORTS

 

Councillors S. Blais and T. Nussbaum

 

 

MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN

MOTION

Moved by Mayor J. Watson
Seconded by Councillor S. Qadri

WHEREAS opioid overdoses in Ontario and Ottawa have been increasing over the past number of years  and, in 2017, Ottawa experienced the largest number of opioid overdose-related emergency room visits to date, averaging about 30 per month; and

WHEREAS the provincial government has recognized that addiction to opioids is a chronic disease, and has provided funding for treatment to the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN); and

WHEREAS the Board of Health for the City of Ottawa, in concert with City departments and local service providers, has participated in an Opioid Overdose Prevention and Response Task Force which has focused on: (1) surveillance, (2) prevention, working with schools, community-based agencies, parents and youth, and (3) harm reduction services, including establishing a supervised injection service, involving people with lived experience, and promoting access to naloxone; and

WHEREAS the Acting Medical Officer of Health for Ottawa Public Health has been in conversation with local health care service providers about the requirement for additional resources to meet the increasing need to counter the increase in opioid-related emergencies;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that City Council approve that the Mayor formally ask the Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care for additional investment in mental health and addictions treatment services in the City of Ottawa, with a focus on early intervention for children and youth, assisting people with lived experience in system navigation, rapid access addictions medicine clinics and treatment facilities, community-based withdrawal management, and support for primary care physicians to provide appropriate pain management and treatment for opioid use disorder. 

MOTION

Moved by Councillor M. Fleury
Seconded by Councillor J. Cloutier

WHEREAS the zoning details within Report ACS2017-PIE-PS-0126 recommends that a shelter use be permitted on the subject lands up to a maximum size of 900 square metres in gross floor area; and

WHEREAS Council approved on November 22nd, 2017 a change to Document 3 – Details of Recommended Zoning of Report Report ACS2017-PIE-PS-0126 be amended by replacing the number “900” with “801”; and

WHEREAS the proponent has identified that a maximum of 140 shelter beds are proposed; and

WHEREAS the size of the use as well as the number of proposed beds is an important consideration raised by the community concerning the proposed use;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Document 3 – Details of Recommended Zoning of Report ACS2017-PIE-PS-0126 be amended to include the following additional exception:

-       The maximum number of beds for the shelter use is 140

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that there be no further notice pursuant to Section 34 (17) of the Planning Act.

 

MOTIONS REQUIRING SUSPENSION OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE

 

NOTICES OF MOTION (FOR CONSIDERATION AT SUBSEQUENT MEETING)

 

MOTION TO INTRODUCE BY-LAWS

 

Councillors S. Blais and T. Nussbaum

 

 

THREE READINGS

 

 

a)            A by-law of the City of Ottawa for the imposition of development charges for Leitrim Stormwater Facilities.

 

 

b)            A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume them for public use (York’s Corners Road, Waterbend Lane, Heron Road, Carp Road, Richmond Road, Dovercourt Avenue, Boyer Road, Parkway Road, Dunrobin Road, Queen Street, Holland Avenue, Russell Avenue, Perth Street).

 

 

c)            A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume them for public use (Carling Avenue, March Road, Brigade Avenue, Montreal Road, Broadview Avenue, Kirkwood Avenue, Stittsville Main Street, McLinton Road, Hazeldean Road).

 

 

d)            A by-law to authorize the execution of an agreement with Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Ontario as represented by the Minister of Transportation for the Province of Ontario – Ontario Municipal Commuter Cycling Program - 2017-2018.

 

 

e)            A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2017-180 respecting the appointment of Municipal Law Enforcement Officers in accordance with private property parking enforcement.

 

 

f)             A by-law of the City of Ottawa to authorize the payment of rebates to individuals who make contributions to candidates for office on the municipal council and to repeal By-Law No. 2017-375 to correct typographical errors.

 

 

g)            A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2014-220 respecting the fees for building applications and permits, and to repeal By-law No. 2017-28.

 

 

h)            A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish fees in respect of the Committee of Adjustment and to repeal By-law No. 2017-27.

 

 

i)             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 4139 Moodie Drive.”

 

 

j)              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 the lands known municipally as 2403 Huntley Road.

 

 

k)            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 4534 Loggers Way.

 

 

l)              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 2026 William Hodgins Lane.

 

 

m)          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 5130 and 5208 Ramsayville Road.

 

 

n)            A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2008-250 of the City of Ottawa to remove the holding symbol from part of the lands municipally known as 2840 Stagecoach Road.

 

 

o)            A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law 2016-326, being the regulation of permanent signs on private property, to address window signs.

 

 

p)            A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend the Official Plan for the City of Ottawa to update the Richmond Road/Westboro Secondary Plan and to change the land use designation for the lands commonly known as Rochester Field.

 

 

q)            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 commonly known as Rochester Field.

 

 

CONFIRMATION BY-LAW

 

Councillors S. Blais and T. Nussbaum  

 

 

INQUIRIES

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Councillors S. Blais and T. Nussbaum  

 

 

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