OTTAWA CITY COUNCIL

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 10:00 am

Andrew S. Haydon Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West

AGENDA 58

 

 

PRAYER

 

NATIONAL ANTHEM

 

 

Councillor K. Egli

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS/CEREMONIAL ACTIVITIES

 

·          

Recognition - Mayor's City Builder Award

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the regular meeting of 26 June 2013.

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST INCLUDING THOSE ORIGINALLY ARISING FROM PRIOR MEETINGS

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO):

 

 

·          

Policing Update

 

 

·          

AMO Report to Members - Highlights of the June 2013 Board Meeting

 

 

·          

Energy Update

 

 

Other Communications Received

 

 

·          

Submission received, containing 731 signatures from students of Holy Trinity Catholic High School, requesting that Council assist in the prevention of the destruction of the Kanata Town Centre Core Park.

 

 

·          

Submission received, containing 1200 signatures, expressing support of a full underground alternative for the Western Light Rail Transit, from Dominion Station to Lincoln Fields, to the preferred route (R-12) announced on April 25, 2013 by City of Ottawa officials. (Reference: Transportation Committee Report 29, Item 23 of the Agenda)

 

 

REGRETS

 

No regrets filed to date.

 

 

MOTION TO INTRODUCE REPORTS

 

(Councillors D. Holmes and R. Bloess)  

 

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORT 33

 

 

1.

STAGECOACH ROAD MUNICIPAL DRAINS

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council adopt the Engineer’s Report prepared by Stantec Consultants Ltd., entitled Engineer’s Report for the Stagecoach Road East and West Municipal Drains dated February 2013 for a drainge works project under Section 4 of the Drainage Act and give 1st and 2nd reading to the By-law attached as Document 2 to this report in accordance with Sections 42 and 45 of the Drainage Act of Ontario.

 

 

2.

WILDLIFE STRATEGY

Committee meeting information

Delegations:       10 delegations with 7 opposed and 3 in favour of the report.  Concerns of those opposed: 1) Wrong Committee – should be Env and Planning 2) Not enough consultation 2) Report doesn’t go far enough to protect wildlife.     

Debate:                Committee spent 2.5 hours with presentations, delegations & discussion.

Vote:                     The report carried as presented with a direction to staff to remove the word “urban” from 2 sections under education. 

Position of Ward Councillor: N/A

Position of Advisory Committee: N/A

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve the Wildlife Strategy attached as Document 1 and the implementation Plan outlined in this report.

 


 

3.

COMPREHENSIVE ZONING BY-LAW 2008-250: OMNIBUS ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENTS AND ANOMALIES AND MINOR CORRECTIONS

 

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE AND PLANNING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve amendments to Zoning By-law 2008-250 as shown in Document 1 and detailed in Documents 2, 3 and 4.

 

FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 34

 

4.

CONFEDERATION LINE PROJECT – APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL TO EXPROPRIATE PROPERTY RIGHTS

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

That Council approve:

1. The expropriation of the lands set out in the attached Document 1, which were commenced in December 2012; 

2. The enactment of an expropriation by-law to approve the expropriation of lands shown in Document 1;

 

3. The registering of the plans of Expropriation and service of the Notices of Expropriation, Election and Possession pursuant to Sections 9, 10 and 39 of the Expropriations Act for lands shown in Document 1; and

4. The application for approval to expropriate lands set out in the attached Document 2, as amended by recommendation 4 (a) below, pursuant to Section 4 of the Expropriations Act, that are required to facilitate the construction of the Confederation Line System:

a)  that Document 2, Schedule A, Item 5 be amended to include the words: “An estate, right or interest, for a limited time in the nature of a temporary easement (which easement shall not be exercised so as to preclude vehicular access from Queen Street into the Sun Life Financial Centre) for a period of thirty-six (36) months, commencing June 1, 2014, in the following lands”.



5.

LEASE OF LAND – 45 RUSKIN STREET

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.  Approve the lease of 2.85 acres (1.1551 ha) of land at 45 Ruskin Street to the Ottawa Hospital (Civic Campus) for an initial term of sixteen (16) years commencing 1 September 2013 and ending on 31 August 2029, at an annual base rent, commencing in year two of the agreement, of $660,000 for a total of $9,900,000 plus HST for the term of the agreement as outlined in this report;

2.  Approve the redirection of $440,000 in annual rent payments over the initial term of the lease to support the capital costs incurred by the Ottawa Hospital to construct a parking structure at 45 Ruskin Street; and

3.  Direct the Finance Department to establish a joint interest bearing trust account, or other such arrangement, in favour of the City of Ottawa and the Ottawa Hospital to manage the redirected rent payments as outlined in this report.

 

6.

CITY OF OTTAWA PARTICIPATION IN OLG RFP PROCESS

COMMITTEE MEETING INFORMATION

Delegations: Eleven (11) delegations spoke, some in support and some in opposition.

Debate:          Approximately six (6) hours were spent discussing this item.

Vote:               The item was CARRIED with a vote of 10-1.

Position of Ward Councillor: N/A

Position of Advisory Committee: N/A

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

That Council approve:

1.  That staff be directed to begin an analysis of potential economic benefits and impacts and potential social impacts related to an expanded gaming facility at Rideau Carleton Raceway and report back to the Finance and Economic Development Committee and Council when it is complete.

 

 

2.  That following the selection of a preferred proponent to build a new Casino at an expanded Rideau Carleton Raceway facility, the proponent be required to undertake a comprehensive Community Transportation Study (CTS) to assess the impacts to the adjacent community and propose mitigation measures as necessary as part of any potential development application, including the creation of a primary entrance to the facility from Bank Street; and

 

 

3.  That the proponent funds the following as part of any potential development application:

a.  Any costs to accelerate any proposed Transportation Master Plan or any other projects that are identified and deemed appropriate as a result of the CTS, including the potential timing of the O-Train extension as well as road widening projects such as Bank, Albion (south of Lester), Lester, Earl Armstrong, and the Airport Parkway; and

b. The cost to implement any Area Traffic Management plan, for Blossom Park and other potentially impacted neighbourhoods, required as a result of the Community Traffic Impact Study; and

c.  The cost to maintain a free shuttle service to the Rideau Carleton Raceway from the nearest major transit hub with no decrease from the highest level of service provided in 2013; and

 

 

4. That the proponents of any proposed gaming facility be required to develop a transit service plan as part of their development application and that staff be directed to review the proposed transit service plan and review possible funding methods, including the potential for a targeted expansion of the Urban Transit Area, and report the results of their review to the Transit Commission and/or the appropriate Standing Committee and Council, as appropriate;

 

 

5.  That prior to Council considering the report recommending the Rideau Carleton Raceway as a preferred Casino site that Council be provided the following information:

a.  Information on any required upgrades to water, waste water and storm water services together with a high level cost estimate.

b.  Information on road networks needed, a high level estimate of the cost of implementing them including the City share of the cost of any such work.

 

 

6.  That City Council direct the Mayor of the City of Ottawa to inform the Ontario Lottery Gaming Corporation that the City continues to wish to take part in the OLG’s RFP process as a "host city" for a gaming facility that will house both slots and table games; and

 

 

7. That the Ontario Lottery Gaming Corporation be informed, prior to the start of the RFP process, that the only location acceptable to the City of Ottawa for an expanded gaming facility is the current location at the Rideau Carleton Raceway.

 

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT 52A

 

7.

ZONING – 5901 AND 5911 MEADOWGLEN DRIVE

COMMITTEE MEETING INFORMATION

Delegations: 9 delegations (mainly community and community organizations), 8 opposed & 1 in support. Up to 8 additional written submissions in opposition.

Debate:          1.50 hours spent on Committee consideration for both this item (presentation / Q&A / delegations & Committee discussion).

Vote:               CARRIED, as amended. Councillor R. Bloess proposed amending Motion; which was divided for voting purposes. The first part of the motion (to retain the current zoning for the property fronting on La Chapelle Street) CARRIED, the 2nd part (to rezone the remainder of the property as per the staff recommendation) LOST. An additional Motion was then put forward to refuse proposed zoning on the remainder of the property and this motion also LOST and therefore defeats the original staff recommendation proceeds to Council with no recommendation, decision to be made at Council.

Position of Ward Councillor: Ward Councillor (Rainer Bloess) was opposed to the staff recommendation.

Position of Advisory Committee:   N/A

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

That Council:

1. Approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 5901 and 5911 Meadowglen Drive from Residential First Density Subzone W – Holding (R1W-h): 

a.  That the proposed zoning maintains the Residential First Density Subzone @ - Holding (R1W-h) zoning for the property fronting on La Chapelle Street.

 

8.

GREENBANK FOCUSED ZONING STUDY - 171, 173 AND 175 GREENBANK ROAD

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 171, 173 and 175 Greenbank Road, from General Mixed Use Subzone 9 (GM9 H(10)- to General Mixed Use Subzone 9 with exception (GM9[xxxx] H(15), as shown in Document 1 and detailed in Document 2.

 

9.

OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT – CENTRAL AREA SECONDARY PLAN ESCARPMENT AREA DISTRICT PLAN - COMMUNITY DESIGN PLAN

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

That Council:

1.  Approve an amendment to the Official Plan to revise Volume 2A - 1.0 Central Area, Chapter 1.10 Upper Town as detailed in Document 2; and,

2.  Direct staff to prepare a designation report for 478 Albert Street (Albert House) for Committee and Council consideration.

 

10.

ZONING – 233 ARMSTRONG STREET AND 3 HAMILTON AVENUE NORTH

COMMITTEE MEETING INFORMATION

Delegations: 5 delegations (mainly community and community organizations), 4 in opposition & 1 in support. Up to 14 additional written submissions in opposition.

Debate:          1.75 hours spent on Committee consideration for both this item (presentation / Q&A / delegations & Committee discussion).

Vote:               CARRIED, as amended. (Motion to REFUSE from Councillor K. Hobbs)

Position of Ward Councillor: Ward Councillor (Katherine Hobbs) in support of amended recommendations.

Position of Advisory Committee:   N/A

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

That Council refuse an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 233 Armstrong Street and 3 Hamilton Avenue from Light Industrial, Subzone 8, Special Exception 104 F.S.I. 2.0 Maximum Height 13.5 metres (IL8 [104] F(2.0) H(13.5)) to Mixed-Use Centre Subzone 16 F.S.I. 6.0 Schedule XXX - holding (MC16[XXXX] F(6.0) S(XXX)-h), as shown in Document 1 and detailed in Document 2.

 

11.

COLONEL BY DRIVE FOCUSED ZONING STUDY

COMMITTEE MEETING INFORMATION

Delegations: 5 delegations (mainly community and community organizations), in general support, but with concerns, 1 opposed.  Up to 6 additional written submissions, largely in support.

Debate           1.25 hours spent on Committee consideration for both this item (presentation / Q&A / delegations & Committee discussion).

Vote:               CARRIED, as amended. (Technical amendment.)

Position of Ward Councillor: Ward Councillor (David Chernushenko) in support of amended recommendations.

Position of Advisory Committee:   N/A

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

That Council approve:

 

 

1.  Amendments to Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zonings of:

 

 

a.  Addresses identified as Area A in this report and attachments from Residential Third Density, Subzone Q – (R3Q[487]) to Residential Third Density, Subzone Q, Exception [xxxx], Height Limit 9 metres with a Heritage Overlay – (R3Q[xxxx] H(9)) as shown in Document 1 and detailed in Document 2 (as amended);

 

 

b. 12 Fulton Avenue, identified as Area B in this report and attachments, from Residential Third Density, Subzone Q – (R3Q[1475]) to Residential Third Density, Subzone Q, Exception [yyyy], Height Limit 9 metres with a Heritage Overlay – (R3Q[yyyy] H(9)) as shown in Document 1 and detailed in Document 2 (as amended); and

 

 

2.  That Document 2 be amended by adding the following as clause 2(c) and 3(d).

“If a completed application for any one or more of :

(i) Committee of Adjustment approval;
(ii) site plan control approval, including an extension of site plan control approval;
(iii) payment in lieu of parking agreement;
(iv) part lot control approval; or
(v) building permit

was received prior to June 25th, 2013 the complete application, as well as any subsequent application listed in (i) to (v) above submitted prior to the issuance of a building permit, are exempt from the provisions of and will be processed in accordance with the zoning regulations and provisions in place prior to July 17th, 2013.

This clause is repealed on September 2nd, 2014.”

 

 

And that there be no further notice pursuant to Section 34 (17) of the Planning Act.


 

12.

CARDINAL CREEK VILLAGE CONCEPT PLAN: INTEGRATED OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT – 1079-1422 OLD MONTREAL ROAD; 1313-1325 GRAND-CHÊNE COURT; AND 1190 REGIONAL ROAD 174

COMMITTEE MEETING INFORMATION

Delegations: 5 delegations (mainly community and community organizations), largely in support, up to 4 additional written submissions, largely in support.

Debate:          1.25 hours spent on Committee consideration for both this item (presentation / Q&A / delegations & Committee discussion).

Vote:               CARRIED, as amended. (Technical amendment as well as motion to incorporate add’l consultation from Taggart Group.)

Position of Ward Councillor: Ward Councillor (Stephen Blais) in support of amended recommendations.

Position of Advisory Committee:   N/A

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

That Council:

1.    Approve the Cardinal Creek Village Concept Plan in Document 3, the Transportation Master Plan in Document 4 and the Master Servicing Plan in Document 5, which have been submitted under separate cover, all subject to the conditions listed in Document 6 (as amended);

2.  Approve Official Plan Amendment No. XX to the City of Ottawa Official Plan, as detailed in Document 2, to implement the Concept Plan, subject to modifications to Schedule 2 of the amendment to redefine the limits of the General Urban Area designation along Cardinal Creek in accordance with Condition 3h) of the Conditions of Approval Specific to Document 5 attached as Document 6 (as amended);

3. Require Tamarack (Queen Street) Corporation to prepare a financial implementation plan and commit to providing the on‑site and off-site servicing systems supported by the recommendations of the Transportation Master Plan and Master Servicing Study; and

4. Support alternative commemorative street naming guidelines for use in the Cardinal Creek Concept Plan area to reflect the names of individuals from the local heritage context in the naming of streets.

5.  Approve the following amendments to Document 6 of the report, Conditions of Approval:

a.  delete the words “adjacent to Cardinal Creek” at the end of Paragraph 1a) and add to the end of the sentence the following new text: “, which includes any lot boundaries for residential, commercial, industrial or institutional uses, adjacent to Cardinal Creek and the North and South Tributaries.”;

b.  replace the words “development setback” in Paragraph 3h) with the words “limit of development”;

c.  replace the word “North” in Item i) of Paragraph 3j) with the word “South”; and

d.  insert the words “and the north and south tributaries” in Item iii) of Paragraph 3j) immediately after the words “Cardinal Creek Valley land”, and replace the word “natural” in the same Item with the word “normal”, and;

6.  Approve that the City of Ottawa will accept and participate in a design guideline process as referenced in a June 25th, 2013 email from Taggart (which will be referenced as Document 9 when this report rises to Council, and as referenced below):

                                                                                   DOCUMENT 9

     This will confirm that Taggart will agree to undertake an owner initiated design guideline process for the Mixed Use Area once we have completed the draft approval process. Wendy Nott will undertake this work on our behalf. We hope to have draft plan applications on the lands north of Old Montreal initiated this summer, and zoning of the residential lands as well. While we would apply to draft approve these lands we would not ask for zoning or site plan approval for the mixed use lands until these guidelines are finalized. We trust you are supportive of this approach that the community are looking for.

 

13.

RESPONSE TO ONTARIO MUNICIPAL BOARD INTERIM ORDER ON INFILL BY-LAW 2012-147 AFFECTING MATURE RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBOURHOODS

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1. Adopt the Zoning Strategy that appears in the Discussion Section of the Report;

2.  Direct staff to prepare an amending Zoning By-law based on the Zoning Strategy, and have this By-law return before Planning Committee and Council within eight weeks of the adoption of this report; and forward the Zoning Strategy and amended Infill By-law to the Ontario Municipal Board in advance of the substantive Hearing on the appeal against Zoning By-law 2012-147, as amended;

3.  Direct staff to consider whether there is merit to undertaking any changes to the Private Approach By-law 2003-447, to be consistent with and support the direction advanced by the Zoning Strategy, and report back to Transportation Committee and Council on this matter by the fourth quarter of 2013; and

4.  Delete from Zoning By-law 2012-147 the regulations related to projections above height limits, and refer this issue to the Second Infill Study.

 

14.

CASH-IN-LIEU OF PARKING REVIEW

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.  Repeal the Cash-in-Lieu of Parking by-laws for the former City of Ottawa (251-96), the former City of Vanier (2661) and the Corporation of the Township of Rideau (77/95);

2. Provide a transition clause as part of the repealing by-law in Recommendation 1, to allow completed applications received prior to July 10, 2013 to be processed in accordance with the applicable Cash-in-Lieu of Parking by-law.

 


 

15.

MOTION - BRUYÈRE CONTINUING CARE PRIVATE ACCESS FROM ORLÉANS BOULEVARD

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve that the deadline for securing funding for the construction of an access to the Saint-Louis Residence from Orléans Boulevard as described in Report No. ACS2010-CCS-PEC-0016 be extended three years from the date Council approves this motion.

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT 53

 

16.

APPLICATION TO DEMOLISH A DESIGNATED BUILDING AND APPLICATION FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION AT 325 DALHOUSIE STREET, A PROPERTY LOCATED IN THE BYWARD MARKET HERITAGE CONSERVATION DISTRICT AND DESIGNATED UNDER PART V OF THE ONTARIO HERITAGE ACT

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

That Council:

1. Approve the application to demolish 325 Dalhousie Street;

 

2.  Approve the application for new construction at 325 Dalhousie Street in accordance with the final plans by Neuf Architects, outlined in this report and received on June 17, 2013;

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

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

5.  Direct Planning and Growth Management complete a full heritage study of Union du Canada for archiving and to include the deposit and archival record of the existing building plans and install an interpretive exhibit in a prominent public area as a condition of site plan approval.

6.  That the alternative proposal presented by Claridge in report ACS2013-PAI-PGM-0145, item 2, Agenda 5, July 11th, 2013 is acceptable and it is acknowledged that the former approval on this site by Planning Committee remains acceptable.

As a result, both proposals have been reviewed and once the outstanding issues have been concluded, Claridge will return to the Built Heritage Sub-Committee on which of the alternatives will be pursued.

(Note: The statutory 90-day timeline for consideration of this application under the Ontario Heritage Act will expire on September 11, 2013.)

(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.)

 

 

 

17.

ZONING – PART OF 5431 FERNBANK ROAD

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION AS AMENDED

That Council approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of part of 5431 Fernbank Road from Development Reserve – DR and Residential Third Density, Subzone Z exception 1864- R3Z[1864] to Residential First Density, Subzone Z - R1Z[1863], Residential Third Density, Subzone Z exception XXXX- R3Z[XXXX], Residential Fourth Density, Subzone Z - R4Z and Open Space - O1, as shown in Document 1 and detailed in Document 2.

That pursuant to the Planning Act, subsection 34(17) no further notice be given.

 

18.

SEWER EXPENDITURES FOR THE SIGNATURE RIDGE PUMP STATION

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve the expenditure of $650,000 for the upsizing of sewers at the Signature Ridge Pump Station subject to Minto Communities Inc. entering an agreement to provide funding for this work, with terms satisfactory to the General Manager, Planning and Growth Management and the City Clerk and Solicitor.
 

 

19.

NEED FOR HERITAGE MAINTENANCE BY NCC

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council approve:

1. The issuance of a letter to the National Capital Commission expressing Council's disappointment that in the light of the technical reports filed it appears that the NCC the long term owner of the property (i.e. 106-116 Sparks Street/111-113 Queen Street) is partly responsible for the need to demolish the existing heritage façade due to the lack of effective regular maintenance:  essentially demolition by neglect.

2. The letter should draw the NCC’s attention to the Parks Canada “Standards and guidelines for the conservation of historic places in Canada” particularly standard #6 which requires that owner “protect”, and if necessary, stabilize an historic place until any subsequent intervention is undertaken”.


 


TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT 28

 

20.

MAIN STREET RENEWAL PROJECT (ECHO DRIVE TO MCILRAITH BRIDGE) ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT STUDY RECOMMENDATIONS

COMMITTEE MEETING INFORMATION

Delegations: 6 delegations spoke to this item and 8 submissions were received.

Debate           The committee spent 4 hours discussing the item.

Vote:               Carried as amended.

                        Position of Ward Councillor: In support of staff recommendation.

            Position of Advisory Committee:   N/A

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

That Council:

1.   Receive the results of the Main Street (Echo Drive to the McIlraith Bridge) Environmental Assessment Study, as described in this report; and

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 process and immediately initiate design of the preferred alternative;

 

3.  Direct the General Manager, Planning and Growth Management send a letter to the Oblate Fathers, on behalf of the City of Ottawa, such letter to be copied to the Old Ottawa East Community Association:

i.  Confirming that the Main Street reconstruction project is premised on there being a minimum of 1,000 dwelling units on the Oblate and Sacre Coeur lands;

ii.  Confirming that the City of Ottawa will not oppose on transportation capacity (pedestrians, bicycles, transit, automobiles) grounds the development of minimum of 1,000 dwelling units on the above lands;

iii. Acknowledging that the development in I and II may take place through an appropriate mixture of development through site plan approval, draft plan of subdivision approval, and draft plan of condominium approval; and

iv. Stating that the minimum of 1,000 dwelling units outlined in principles I and II above are subject to reasonable requirements for transportation modifications consistent with respecting the ability to implement such principles.

 

21.

LAURIER AVENUE SEGREGATED BICYCLE LANES PILOT PROJECT

COMMITTEE MEETING INFORMATION

Delegations: 6 delegations spoke to this item and 8 submissions were received.

Debate           The committee spent 1 hour 20 minutes discussing the item.

Vote:               Carried as amended.

Position of Ward Councillor: In support of staff recommendation.

Position of Advisory Committee:   N/A

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

That Council:

1.   Approve the permanent installation of the segregated bicycle lanes on Laurier Avenue West as described in this report; and

2.   Direct staff to consult with the public as part of the detailed design work to reconstruct Laurier Avenue West to include a raised cycle track.

 

22.

LAND EXCHANGE AGREEMENT FOR THE LEITRIM ROAD REALIGNMENT

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council

1.   Approve the land exchange agreement in principle between the City of Ottawa and the Department of National Defence (DND) for the lands required for the Leitrim Road Realignment, as described in this report; and,

2.   Delegate the authority to approve any amendments to the land exchange agreement required to give effect to the land transfer to the Director, Real Estate Partnerships and Development Office, as outlined in this report.



TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT 29  

 

23.

WESTERN LRT CORRIDOR (BAYVIEW TO BASELINE) PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT - RECOMMENDED CORRIDOR

COMMITTEE MEETING INFORMATION

Delegations: 11 delegations spoke to this item and 9 submissions were received.

Debate           The committee spent 6 hours discussing the item.

Vote:               Carried as amended.

Position of Ward Councillors: In support of staff recommendations.

Position of Advisory Committee:   N/A

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED That Council:

1. Approve the Richmond Underground corridor as the preferred corridor to extend Light Rail Transit westerly from Bayview Station to Baseline Station, as described in this report;

2.    Direct staff to complete the functional design for the Richmond Underground corridor and that the staff ensure that the workplan for the functional detailed design include consideration of all mitigation measures detailed in the staff report as well as the concerns raised by the community and by the public delegations heard at the Special Transportation Committee meeting of July 10, 2013; and

3. Direct staff to complete the Environmental Assessment process and documentation based on the functional design and file the Environmental Study Report in accordance with the Ontario Transit Regulation 231/08.

4.  Approve that the Richmond Underground be included in the 2013 TMP refresh scheduled for completion this year and that the notice of completion of the environmental project report be posted in Q1 2014; and

5.  Direct staff to continue to work with the NCC during the functional and detailed design stages of the WLRT project to address the concerns raised by the NCC Board of Directors; and

6.   Inform the NCC Board of Directors Chair, in writing, the outcome of this direction

 

 

 

REVISED BULK CONSENT AGENDA

 

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORT 33

 

 

A

APPLICATION TO ALTER 6576 FOURTH LINE ROAD, A PROPERTY DESIGNATED UNDER PART IV OF THE ONTARIO HERITAGE ACT

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1. Approve the application to alter 6576 Fourth Line Road as per the drawings submitted by Keystone Group on May 7, 2013;

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

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 July 26, 2013.)

(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.)

 

 

B

OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT – 2201 SPEEDWAY ROAD - HUNTLEY WETLAND

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve an amendment to the Official Plan, Schedule A to change the designation of part of 2201 Speedway Road from Rural Natural Features to Significant Wetlands as shown in Document 1.

 


 

C

ZONING - 4565 DUNNING ROAD

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That  Council approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 4565 Dunning Road from Parks and Open Space Zone, Rural Exception 480, with a holding provision (O1A[480r]-h) to Parks and Open Space Zone, Rural Exception XXX, with a holding provision (O1A[xxxr]-h) as shown in Document 1 and as detailed in Document 2.

 

D

RURAL PATHWAY SHARED-USE POLICY REVIEW

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve the amendments to the Rural Pathway Shared-Use Policy as outlined in Document 1.

 


FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 33 A

 

E

QUARTERLY PERFORMANCE REPORT TO COUNCIL, Q1: JANUARY 1 – MARCH 31, 2013

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council receive this report for information.

 

FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 34

 

F

FRENCH LANGUAGE SERVICES ADVISORY COMMITTEE – 2013-14 WORK PLAN

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve the French Language Services Advisory Committee’s 2013-2014 work plan, as detailed in Attachment 1.

 


 

G

REPORT ON FRENCH LANGUAGE SERVICES

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council receive this report for information.

 

H

2012 ANNUAL CITY BALANCED SCORECARD

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council consider and approve this report, including any motions arising from the Transit Commission and the Standing Committees.

 

I

ROUTINE DISCLOSURE AND ACTIVE DISSEMINATION POLICY

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve the Routine Disclosure and Active Dissemination Policy as outlined in Document 1.

 

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APPOINTMENTS TO THE QUARTIER VANIER BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA BOARD OF MANAGEMENT

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve the appointment of Carole Dagenais and Filipe Correia to the Quartier Vanier Business Improvement Area Board of Management for the term expiring November 30, 2014.

 

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APPOINTMENT TO THE WELLINGTON WEST BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA BOARD OF MANAGEMENT

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve the appointment of Omar Abouzaker to the Wellington West Business Improvement Area Board of Management for the term expiring November 30, 2014.

 

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DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY – CONTRACTS AWARDED FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 1, 2013 TO MARCH 31, 2013

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council receive this report for information.

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT 52A

 

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APPLICATION TO ALTER 132 STANLEY AVENUE, A PROPERTY DESIGNATED UNDER PART V OF THE ONTARIO HERITAGE ACT

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.  Approve the application to alter 132 Stanley Avenue, as per plans by Vinci Design and Construction, submitted on May 6, 2013;

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

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 July 28, 2013.)

(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.)

 

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APPLICATION TO RECONSTRUCT THE FORMER OGILVY’S DEPARTMENT STORE, 124 RIDEAU STREET, A PROPERTY DESIGNATED UNDER PART IV OF THE ONTARIO HERITAGE ACT

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.  Approve the application for the reinstatement and integration of the facades of the former Ogilvy’s department store into the expanded Rideau Centre, in accordance with plans submitted by Barry Padolsky and Associates Architects, Inc., received on May 9, 2013;

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

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 August 7, 2013.)

(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.)

 

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APPLICATION TO ALTER 218 COLTRIN ROAD, A PROPERTY DESIGNATED UNDER PART V OF THE ONTARIO HERITAGE ACT AND LOCATED IN THE ROCKCLIFFE PARK HERITAGE CONSERVATION DISTRICT

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.  Approve the application to alter 218 Coltrin Road as per plans submitted by Andre Godin Design on May 13, 2013 and included as Documents 3 and 4;

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

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

(Note: The statutory 90-day timeline for consideration of this application under the Ontario Heritage Act will expire on August 15, 2013.)

(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.)

 


 

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ZONING – 6255, 6275, 6371 RENAUD ROAD AND 3828 INNES ROAD

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

That Council:

1.  Approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 6255, 6275 and 6371 Renaud Road and 3828 Innes Road from Development Reserve (DR) to Residential First Density Subzone Z (R1Z), Residential Third Density Subzone Z (R3Z), Residential Third Density Subzone YY Exception (R3Z[XXXX]), Residential Fourth Density Subzone Z (R4Z), Minor Institutional (I1), Parks and Open Space Zone (O1 and O1R), and Environmental Protection Zone (EP); and from Parks and Open Space (O1) to Environmental Protection Zone (EP), as detailed in Document 3 and as shown in Document 4; and as further amended by the following:

2.  That Document 3, Details of Recommended Zoning, be amended by replacing the zone change listed in Paragraph 1g) with the following:

g) Area G from DR to I1;

3.  That Document 3, Details of Recommended Zoning, be further amended by deleting Item b) of Paragraph 2 in its entirety, and by deleting reference to the I1[XXXX]-h zone in the paragraph;

 

4.  That Document 4, Zoning Schedule, be amended by replacing the zone change for “Area G” listed in the legend with the following:

g) Area G to be rezoned from DR to I1; and,

That there be no further notice pursuant to Section 34 (17) of the Planning Act.

 

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 D. Holmes and R. Bloess)

 

 

MOTIONS REQUIRING SUSPENSION OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE

 

NOTICES OF MOTION (FOR CONSIDERATION AT SUBSEQUENT MEETING)

 


 

MOTION TO INTRODUCE BY-LAWS

 

(Councillors D. Holmes and R. Bloess)

 

FIRST AND SECOND READINGS

A by-law of the City of Ottawa to provide for the construction and future maintenance of drainage works under the Drainage Act in the City of Ottawa to be known as the Stagecoach Road East and West Municipal Drains.

 

THREE READINGS

 

a)         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to change the name of Eighth Line Road, a municipal highway in the City of Ottawa, to chemin Piperville Road.
b)         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to change the name of Ninth Line Road, a municipal highway in the City of Ottawa, to chemin Thunder Road.
c)         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Strandherd Drive).
d)         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to close Holbrook Street and parts of Bank Street and Conroy Road, City of Ottawa.
e)         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to close part of Neely Street (known locally as Braddish Street) and Lynch Street, City of Ottawa
f)          A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Porcupine Trail).
g)         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Clearbrook Drive).
h)        A by-law of the City of Ottawa to close an untraveled portion of St. Joseph Street, City of Ottawa.
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 the lands subject to the Colonel By Drive Focused Zoning Study.
j)          A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend the Official Plan for the City of Ottawa to implement the land uses and transportation infrastructure established by the Cardinal Creek Village Concept Plan.
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 lands known municipally as 4565 Dunning Road.
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 5431 Fernbank Road.
m)        A by-law of the City of Ottawa to adopt an Official Plan Amendment to provide correcting language to OPA 117.
n)        A by-law of the City of Ottawa to provide for the construction and future maintenance of drainage works under the Drainage Act in the City of Ottawa to be known as the Upper Dowdall Municipal Drain.
o)         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 171, 173 and 175 Greenbank Road.
p)         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 1820, 1824, 1826 Farwel Street and 5873 Buckland Road.
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 known municipally as 6255, 6275, 6371 Renaud Road and 3828 Innes Road.
r)          A by-law of the City of Ottawa to implement the 2013 Omnibus Zoning By-law Amendments.
s)         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2008-250 of the City of Ottawa to change the provisions related to secondary dwelling units in duplex dwellings.
t)          A by-law of the City of Ottawa to provide for the construction and future maintenance of drainage works under the Drainage Act in the City of Ottawa to be known as the Upper Karl Municipal Drain.
u)        A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Garner Avenue).
v)         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend the Official Plan for the City of Ottawa to change the designation of part of 2201 Speedway Road.
w)        A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend the Official Plan for the City of Ottawa to include the Escarpment Area District Plan.
x)         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.
y)         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2001-260 to address fees relating to certain sign installation services provided by the Public Works Department in relation to special events on City streets.
z)         A by-law of the City of Ottawa respecting the permitting, regulating and governing of special events on public and private property.
aa)      A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2004-253  to address the waiving of the noise exemption application fee for certain charitable or non-profit groups holding special events.
bb)      A by-law of the City of Ottawa amending By-law No. 2009-323 respecting the Auditor General of the City of Ottawa.
cc)       A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Cedarstone Street).
dd)      A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at 224, 228 and 230 Accolade Private being exempt from Part Lot Control and to repeal By-law No. 2013-181.
ee)      A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands on Travis Street being exempt from Part Lot Control.
ff)        A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands on part of Breanna Cardill Street being exempt from Part Lot Control.
gg)      A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at 746-754 Brian Good Avenue (even only), 751-787 Brian Good Avenue (odd only), 600-638 Guernsey Place (even only), 601-635 Guernsey Place (odd only), 317-359 Ardmore Street (odd only), 500-530 Earnscliffe Grove (even only), 501-529 Earnscliffe Grove (odd only) being exempt from Part Lot Control
hh)      A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at 433 to 471 Fernside Street (odd only), 436, 450, 458, 474 Fernside Street, 703 to 715 Teasel Way, 717 to 721 Teasel Way (odd only), 723 to 735 Teasel Way, 803 to 836 Loosestrife Way, 848 and 849 Oat Straw Way, 987, 991, 995 and 997 Rotary Way and 810 Fiddlehead Street being exempt from Part Lot Control.
ii)         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Campobello Drive, Cayman Road and Grenadine Street).
jj)         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to impose Local Improvement Special Charges for the Merivale Road Sanitary Sewer.
kk)       A by-law of the City of Ottawa to impose Local Improvement Special Charges for the Rideau Glen Sanitary Sewer.

ll)        A by-Law of the City of Ottawa to approve the expropriation of property in the City of Ottawa, as more particularly described in Schedule “A” to this by-law.

mm)    A by-law of the City of Ottawa to provide for the making of an application for approval to expropriate property in the City of Ottawa, as more particularly described in Schedules “A” and “B” to this by-law.

 

INQUIRIES

 

CONFIRMATION BY-LAW

 

(Councillors D. Holmes and R. Bloess)  

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

(Councillors D. Holmes and R. Bloess)  

 

 

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