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OTTAWA CITY COUNCIL

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

 10:00 a.m.

Andrew S. Haydon Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West

AGENDA 67

 

MOMENT OF REFLECTION

 

NATIONAL ANTHEM

 

Councillor J. Harder

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS/CEREMONIAL ACTIVITIES

 

·          

Recognition - Mayor's City Builder Award

 

 

·          

National Poetry Month proclamation and poetry reading by Ottawa's Poets Laureate

 

 

·          

Announcement of City of Ottawa United Way Campaign Achievement

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the regular Council meeting of 28 March 2018.

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST INCLUDING THOSE ORIGINALLY ARISING FROM PRIOR MEETINGS

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO):

 

 

·          

One-Third Tax Free Exemption for Municipal Officials

 

 

·          

The 2018 Provincial Budget

 

 

Petitions:

 

·          

Petition received containing the signatures of 1321 individuals in opposition to the re-zoning of the proposed site of the Taggart and Miller Environmental Services CRRRC/ Landfill Project (see Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Report 33, Item 3 on the Agenda).

 

 

Other Communications Received:

 

·          

Correspondence received from the City Clerk and Solicitor advising Members of Council of notification received from a City employee, Tammy Lynch, that she will be taking a leave of absence, as she intends to run in the upcoming 2018 Municipal Election.

 

 

REGRETS

Councillor J. Mitic advised that he will be absent from the City Council meeting of 11 April, 2018.

MOTION TO INTRODUCE REPORTS

 

Councillors T. Nussbaum and D. Deans  

 

 

REPORTS

 

INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER

 

 

1.

REPORT TO COUNCIL ON AN INQUIRY BY THE MEETINGS INVESTIGATOR: BUDGET REVIEW BOARD

 

REPORT RECOMMENDATION
That Council receive the attached report for information.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE REPORT 33

 

 

2.

OFFICIAL PLAN, RICHMOND SECONDARY PLAN AND VILLAGE OF RICHMOND COMMUNITY DESIGN PLAN AND ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT FOR 6139 AND 6143 PERTH STREET

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

1.                     That Council:

a.         Approve the proposed modifications to the Official Plan and the Richmond Secondary Plan for 6139 and 6143 Perth Street to permit ground oriented attached and low-rise apartment along with a five-storey retirement home on a private communal water system as detailed in Document 2;

b.        Approve the proposed modifications to the Village of Richmond Community Design Plan to permit low-rise apartments and retirement home on part of 6143 Perth Street and ground oriented attached on 6139 Perth Street as detailed in Document 3;

c.         Approve the proposed amendment to the Zoning By-law for part of 6143 Perth Street from Rural Institution rural exception 715 – RI[715r] H(15) to Village Residential Third Density Subzone 3 rural exception xxx - V3E[xxxr] to permit residential low-rise apartments, a minimum floor area, minimum setback and maximum height for retirement home and  smaller drive aisles and to Village Residential Density 3 subzone E with a rural exception XXY with a holding provision (V3E[XXYr]-h) as detailed in Document 4 and shown in Document 5.

 

3.

OFFICIAL PLAN AND ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENTS – 5471, 5575 AND 5613 BOUNDARY ROAD – 5554, 5508, 5570, 5610 AND 5800 FRONTIER ROAD

COMMITTEE MEETING INFORMATION

Delegations: Nine delegations: eight opposed to the project, plus the applicant.

Debate: Approximately two hours’ worth of consideration of this item.

Vote: Two motions from Councillor Blais CARRIED, and the report CARRIED as amended.

Position of Ward Councillor(s): See Ward Councillor comments in report.

Position of Adv. Ctee: No Advisory Committee comments or representation.

 


 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

That Council:

1.         Adopt the Official Plan Amendment, attached as Document 2 to permit an integrated waste management site, which includes facilities for the purpose of recovery and recycling of waste in addition to a landfill area amendment to Schedule “A” to the City’s Official Plan.

2.         Approve an Amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 for 5471, 5575 and 5613 boundary road – 5554, 5508, 5570, 5610 and 5800 Frontier Road to implement the new Official Plan Amendment as detailed in Document 3.

3.         Ensure all roadway and intersection works associated for both projects be built concurrently and be coordinated & timed to ensure the minimal possible impact on the public.

4.         Request from the Government of Ontario the authority and funding to regulate the ICI and C&D Waste streams.

 

4.

SITE ALTERATION BY-LAW

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE MEETING INFORMATION

Delegations: Six delegations: Five opposed and one in support

Debate: Approximately 1.5 hours’ worth of consideration of this item.

Vote: A motion from Councillor El-Chantiry CARRIED and the report was CARRIED as amended.

Position of Ward Councillor(s): This was a City-wide report.

Position of Adv. Ctee: No Advisory Committee comments or representation.


PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING INFORMATION

Delegations: Four delegations (three in support (with some suggestions), one opposed.

Debate: The Committee spent forty-three minutes on this item.

Vote: The committee CARRIED the report recommendations as presented

 

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS, AS AMENDED

1.         That this matter be referred to staff with a request to amend Document 1 so that Section 10 only applies to the area generally delineated by the closest municipal road or natural boundary two kilometres outside of the Urban Boundary as shown on Schedule A of the Official Plan; and,

2.         That staff include a map showing how the boundary line is applied, as a schedule in the by-law, and bring the report back to Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee in such time as to permit consideration prior to Council on 9 May 2018; and,

3.         That Legal Services be directed to review the text of the draft by-law to add possible improvements to clarify normal farm practices before the by-law is brought back to Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee in such time as to permit consideration prior to Council on 9 May 2018.

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.         Approve the Site Alteration By-law, attached as Document 1; and

2.         Direct staff to conduct a review of the Site Alteration By-law, two years after its approval, and report back on its performance and any recommended improvements.


 

5.

LANDS AFFECTING THE CARLSBAD SPRINGS COMMUNITY CENTRE

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.         Investigate the feasibility and cost of leasing additional land from the NCC for access to users of the recreational facilities at 6020 Piperville Road in Carlsbad Springs; and

2.         Investigate the feasibility of disposing of the property at 5065 Thunder Road in Carlsbad Springs to provide the source of funds for such a lease and further recreational development at 6020 Piperville Road; and

3.         Return to committee and council with an implementation plan for the above by Q4 2018.

 

ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE PROTECTION COMMITTEE REPORT 19A

 

6.

COMMUNITY ENERGY INNOVATION FUND

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve the Community Energy Innovation Fund’s Terms of Reference attached as Document 1.

 


 


FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT

 

7.

OTTAWA MUSIC STRATEGY

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.         Receive the Ottawa Music Strategy, attached as Document 1.

2.         Direct staff to initiate the 2018 recommendations described in this report and summarized in Document 2.

3.         Direct staff to report back to Community and Protective Services Committee and Council on the status and recommended implementation plan of the Ottawa Music Strategy by Q2, 2019 and prior to the establishment of the 2018-2022 Term of Council Priorities.

 

8.

DIEFENBUNKER MUSEUM – 3929 CARP ROAD

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.         Approve an extension to the existing Municipal Capital Facilities Agreement to the earliest of May 31, 2018;

2.         Direct the General Manager, Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services to report back to the Finance and Economic Development Committee and Council with a report to further extend the agreement; and

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

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT 60A

 

9.

SOUTH NEPEAN TOWN CENTRE COMMUNITY DESIGN PLAN, OFFICIAL PLAN AND ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT – 3311 GREENBANK ROAD AND 3380 JOCKVALE ROAD

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS, AS AMENDED

That Council approve:

1.         an amendment to the Official Plan, Volume 2a, South Nepean Town Centre Secondary Plan, South Nepean Area 7, by incorporating site specific policies for 3311 Greenbank Road and 3380 Jockvale Road relating to the road network, sidewalks, right-of-way, and setback requirements, as detailed in Document 2;

2.         the changes to the schedules of the South Nepean Town Centre Community Design Plan, as detailed in Document 3; and

3.         an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250 for 3311 Greenbank Road, 3380 Jockvale Road, rezoning the properties to two separate zoning designations in order to permit the development of a subdivision consisting of townhouses and an apartment block, and rezoning 2393 Longfields Drive to an Open Space Zone for a future community park, as detailed in Document 3 and amended by the following:

a.         that the detailed design of the park portion at 2393 Longfields Drive, located along the Jock River, will include a designated area for an off leash, dogs allowed park.

 


 

PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT 61

 

10.

ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT AND COMMUNITY DESIGN PLAN AMENDMENT – 3900 CAMBRIAN ROAD, 3454, 3508 GREENBANK ROAD AND 3345 BORRISOKANE ROAD

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

1.         That Council approve:

a.         an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 for 3900 Cambrian Road, 3454, 3508 Greenbank Road and 3345 Borrisokane Road to permit a range of low- to mid-rise residential uses, supported by leisure, employment, commercial and school uses to contribute to a complete community, as shown in Document 2 and detailed in Document 3; and

b.        an amendment to the Barrhaven South Community Design Plan to relocate the secondary school site, stormwater managment pond and park locations, as shown in Document 5.

2.         That Council suspend the notice required under Subsections 29. (3) and 34. (1) of Procedure By-law to consider this report at its meeting on 11 April 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.

EXEMPTION TO PERMANENT SIGNS ON PRIVATE PROPERTY BY-LAW - MURAL AT 215 WURTEMBURG STREET

 

That Council:

1.         approve an exemption to Section 142 of the Permanent Signs on Private Property By-law 2016-326, as amended, to allow a mural to be installed above the third storey up to the tenth storey of the south wall elevation and a lower portion of the west wall elevation of the building located at 215 Wurtemburg Street, instead of the maximum initial three storey limit and entrance elevation restriction; provided appropriate staff and Councillor Fleury further review and approve the final mural concept;

2.         allow this approval beyond the general application process for minor variances found in the delegation of authority provisions in Part 5 of By-law 2016-326; and

3.         suspend the notice required under Subsections 29.(3) and 34.(1) of Procedure By-law 2016-377 to consider this report at its meeting on 11 April 2018.

 

12.

AMENDMENTS TO DOCUMENT 4 OF REPORT ACS2018-PIE-PS-0005 - 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

 

That Council:

1.         approve that Document 4 of Report ACS2018-PIE-PS-0005 be amended as follows:

a.         Principle 3 be amended by replacing the last sentence “Furthermore consent to enter will be required from the City” with “Furthermore consent to enter will be required from the City for the construction of the connection to the existing pond lands, currently owned by the City.”

b.        The deletion of Principle 9 in its entirety.

2.         suspend the notice required under Subsections 29. (3) and 34. (1) of the Procedure By-law to consider this report at its meeting on 11 April 2018.

 

 

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT 31

 

13.

ALBERT AND SLATER STREETS POST LRT REPURPOSING FUNCTIONAL DESIGN AND SLATER STREET REALIGNMENT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT STUDY RECOMMENDATIONS

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.         Approve the functional design for the full road reconstruction of Albert and Slater Streets (Empress to Bay) and Bronson Avenue (Laurier to Queen), as described in this report;

2.         Approve the functional design for the interim post-LRT modifications to Albert and Slater Streets (Bay to Waller), as described in this report;

3.         Direct staff to finalize the Environmental Study Report with its posting of the 30-day public review period, in accordance with Ontario Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process (Schedule C) for the Slater Street Realignment (Empress to Bronson); and,

4.         Approve the amendment to the Traffic and Parking By-Law No. 2017-301 as described in this report and detailed in Document 4.

 

14.

ALL WAY STOP CONTROL AT THE INTERSECTION OF JOSHUA STREET AND SADDLERIDGE DRIVE

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve the installation of an all-way stop control at the intersection of Joshua Street and Saddleridge Drive.

 

 

 

BULK CONSENT AGENDA

 

ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE PROTECTION COMMITTEE REPORT 19A

 

 

A.

CLEAN WATER AND WASTEWATER FUND – TRANSFER OF FUNDS BETWEEN APPROVED PROJECTS

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.         Receive the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund program update as provided in this report;

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

3.         Delegate the 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.

 


FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 33

 

B.

2017 ARCHIVES AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ANNUAL REPORT AND RECORDS RETENTION AND DISPOSITION BY-LAW 2003-527 AMENDMENTS

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.         Receive this report; and

2.         Amend the Records Retention and Disposition By-law No. 2003-527 to incorporate the revisions to Schedule “A”, as outlined in this report and more specifically described in the Changes to Schedule A, at Document 6.

2.         Modifie le Règlement no 2003-527 sur la conservation et le déclassement des dossiers, afin d’y intégrer les révisions à l’annexe A énoncées dans le présent rapport et décrites de façon plus précise dans le document 6.

 

C.

CITY OF OTTAWA 2018 MUNICIPAL ACCESSIBILITY PLAN (COMAP) UPDATE REPORT

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council receive:

1.         The 2018 City of Ottawa Municipal Accessibility Plan Update Report;

 

 

2.         The 2017 Accessibility Compliance Report; and,

 

 

3.         The City’s Compliance Plan Agreement regarding Accessible websites and web content (s. 14 of O. Reg. 191/11: Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation).

 

D.

2018-2022 ELECTION COMPLIANCE AUDIT COMMITTEE

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.         Approve the establishment of the 2018-2022 Election Compliance Audit Committee, as described in this report and including:

a.         The Terms of Reference for the Election Compliance Audit Committee as outlined in Document 1;

b.        Delegating the authority to appoint the members of the Committee to the City Clerk and Solicitor, the Auditor General and the Integrity Commissioner; and

c.         Exempting the Election Compliance Audit Committee from Section 2.5 of the Appointment Policy for citizen members of City advisory committees, boards, task forces, external boards, commissions and authorities.

2.         Receive information regarding proposed changes to administrative practices and processes, as outlined in this report.

 

E.

2017 YEAR-END MFIPPA REPORT

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council receive this report for information.

 


 

F.

2017 REPORT ON FRENCH LANGUAGE SERVICES

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council receive this report.

 

 

 

G.

2018 BUDGETS AND SPECIAL LEVIES FOR BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREAS AND SPARKS STREET MALL AUTHORITY

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

1.         That Council approve the 2018 budgets and special levies, as presented in Document 1, for the following:

Bank Street BIA

Barrhaven BIA

Bells Corners BIA

ByWard Market BIA

Carp BIA

Carp Road Corridor BIA

Downtown Rideau BIA

Glebe BIA

Kanata North Business Park BIA

Kanata Central BIA

Manotick BIA

Heart of Orleans BIA

Preston BIA

Sparks Street BIA

Sparks Street Mall Authority

Somerset Village BIA

Somerset Chinatown BIA

Vanier BIA

Wellington West BIA

Westboro Village BIA

2.         That Council enact the BIA levy by-laws and the Sparks Street Mall Authority by-law for the BIAs and Mall Authority listed in Recommendation 1 once the 2018 tax ratios are approved by Council.

 

H.

REPORT ON BUDGET EXPENSES PURSUANT TO ONTARIO REGULATION 284/09

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council adopt this report.

 

I.

2018 TAX RATIOS AND OTHER TAX POLICIES

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council approve:

1.        The adoption of the following optional property classes in 2018:

·                     Shopping centre property class

·                     Parking lots and vacant land property class

·                     Office building property class

·                     Large industrial property class

·                     New multi-residential property class

·                     Professional sports facility property class

 

2.        The adoption of the following tax ratios for 2018:

Property Class

Ratio**

Residential

1.000000

Multi-Residential

1.426845

New Multi-Residential

1.000000

Farm

0.200000

Managed Forest

0.250000

Pipe line

1.755784

Commercial Broad Class

1.919747

Commercial*

1.872816

Office Building*

2.324003

Parking Lots and Vacant Land*

1.264102

Shopping Centre*

1.507199

Professional Sports Facility

1.872816

Industrial Broad Class

2.506870

Industrial*

2.622817

Large Industrial*

2.252328

Landfill

2.164909

 

* including new construction classes for Business Education Tax rate purposes.

** Subject to final minor revisions upon Ontario Property Tax Analysis (OPTA) close-off.

 

3.            The adoption of the following tax ratios and by-laws for the mandatory property subclasses and the tax rate percentage reduction for farm land awaiting development:

·                     Commercial excess land (i.e. commercial, office building and shopping centre property classes) - 70% of the applicable commercial property class tax ratio;

·                     Vacant industrial land, industrial and large industrial excess land - 65% of the applicable industrial property class tax ratio;

·                     Farm land awaiting development subclass I - 75% of the residential property class tax ratio and the corresponding tax rate percentage reduction for the awaiting residential, multi-residential, commercial and industrial property classes; and

·                     Farm land awaiting development subclass II - no tax rate reduction.

4.            That the tax rates for 2018 be established based on the ratios adopted herein.

5.            That the 2018 capping and clawback provisions be as follows:

a.            That capping parameters be approved at the higher of 10% of the previous year’s annualized tax or 5% of the 2018 Current Value Assessment (CVA) taxes;

b.            That capped or clawed back properties whose recalculated annualized taxes fall within $250 of their CVA taxation be moved to their CVA tax for the year and be excluded from any future capping adjustments;

c.            That properties that have reached their CVA during the current year or crossed over from the clawed back category to the capped category remain at CVA taxes and be excluded from any future capping adjustments; and

d.            That properties that cross over from the capped category to the clawed back category remain subject to clawback adjustments.

6.            That the tax level for new construction properties be set at a minimum level of 100% of their CVA taxes for 2018 and future taxation years.

7.            That the property tax mitigation programs be continued for 2018, including the Charitable Rebate Program, the Farm Grant Program and the Low Income Seniors and Persons with Disabilities Complete Tax Deferral Program as previously approved by Council.

8.            That Revenue Services continue the pilot vacancy inspection program in 2018 consistent with past approvals and existing program administration.

9.            That staff implement the technical adjustment for the City of Ottawa prescribed in the property tax related regulations made under the Municipal Act by way of by-law.

10.         That the $8.2 million in additional tax revenue from additional growth identified through the application of the technical adjustment be allocated as follows:

a.            $6.5 million be used to offset the decrease in Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) revenues;

b.            $1.5 million be added to the tax remissions operating budget; and

c.            $200,000 be added to the Revenue and Legal compensation operating budget and establish 2 full time equivalents towards the mitigation of tax remissions resulting from assessment appeals.

11.         That the interim 2019 property tax and due date provisions be as follows:

a.            That the interim 2019 property tax billing be set at 50% of the 2018 adjusted/annualized taxes as permitted by legislation;

b.            That the following tax due dates be approved for 2019:

                                                              i.                Interim:  March 21, 2019;

                                                            ii.                Final:  June 20, 2019;

c.            That the penalty and interest percentage charge on overdue and unpaid tax arrears remain at the rate of 1.25% per month (15% per year) for 2019 unchanged from 2018; and

d.            That Council enact a by-law to establish the 2019 interim taxes, tax due dates, penalty and interest charges.

 

J.

UNCOLLECTIBLE TAXES – SECTION 354 (1)(2)(4) OF THE MUNICIPAL ACT, 2001, S.O. 2001 C.25

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve taxes totalling $54,478 be written-off from the tax roll in accordance with the provisions of section 354 of the Municipal Act, 2001, for the properties listed on Document 1.

 

 

K.

EXPROPRIATION OF LANDS, KANATA SOUTH LINK

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

That Council approve the By-law attached as Document 1, authorizing the City to proceed with the expropriation of the properties described in Schedule “A” of Document 1 for the purpose of the Kanata South Link Project, as outlined in this report and in accordance with the Expropriations Act.

 

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT 60A

 

L.

ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT – PART OF 1211 OLD MONTREAL ROAD

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve amendments to Zoning By-law 2008-250 for parts of 1211 Old Montreal Road to permit back to-back townhouses and to permit a place of assembly, as detailed in Document 2.

 

M.

ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT – 3015, 3055, 3075 AND 3095 PALLADIUM DRIVE

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 for 3015, 3055, 3075 and 3095 Palladium Drive to remove restrictions on retail uses, as detailed in Document 2.

 

N.

ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT – 207 BELL STREET NORTH

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 for 207 Bell Street North to permit ground floor non residential uses, an outdoor commercial patio, and performance standards that reflect existing non-complying on-site conditions, as shown on Document 1 and detailed in Document 2.

 

O.

APPLICATION TO ALTER THE FORMER GRANT SCHOOL, 2720 RICHMOND ROAD, A PROPERTY DESIGNATED UNDER PART IV OF THE ONTARIO HERITAGE ACT

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.         approve the application to alter the former Grant School, 2720 Richmond Road, according to the plans prepared by J.L. Richards & Associates Limited, received on 22 January 2018;

2.         delegate authority for minor design changes to the General Manager, Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department;

3.         issue the heritage permit with a two-year expiry date from the date of issuance unless extended by Council prior to expiry.

(Note: The statutory 90-day timeline for consideration of this application under the Ontario Heritage Act will expire on 26 April 2018.)

(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.)

 

P.

2017 ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO THE BUILDING CODE ACT

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

That Council receive the 2017 Annual Report Pursuant to the Building Code Act for information.

 

CITY CLERK AND SOLICITOR

 

Q.

SUMMARY OF ORAL AND WRITTEN PUBLIC SUBMISSIONS FOR ITEMS SUBJECT TO THE PLANNING ACT ‘EXPLANATION REQUIREMENTS’ AT THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MARCH 28, 2018

 

REPORT RECOMMENDATION

That Council approve the Summaries of Oral and Written Public Submissions for items considered at the City Council Meeting of March 28, 2018 that are subject to the ‘Explanation Requirements’ being the Planning Act, subsections 17(23.1), 22(6.7), 34(10.10) and 34(18.1), as applicable, as described in this report and attached as Documents 1 to 3.

 

MOTION TO ADOPT REPORTS

 

Councillors T. Nussbaum and D. Deans

 

 

MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN

MOTION

Moved by Mayor J. Watson
Seconded by Councillor M. Fleury

WHEREAS payday loan establishments are currently licensed and regulated by the Province of Ontario under the Payday Loans Act, 2008; and

WHEREAS there are currently 55 payday loan establishments licensed by the Province of Ontario in the City of Ottawa and includes areas of significant geographic concentration; and

WHEREAS section 154.1 of the Municipal Act, 2001, authorizes municipalities to define the area in which a payday loan establishment may or may not operate and limit the number of payday loan establishments in any defined area in which they are permitted, effective January 1, 2018; and 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council direct the General Manager of Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development to examine options to establish a cap on the number of payday loan establishments, detail measures to reduce concentration, and bring forward amendments to the comprehensive zoning by-law 2008-250 and report back to Planning Committee; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Council direct the General Manager of Emergency and Protective Services to analyze the effectiveness of a licensing regime, in light of the proposed zoning strategy and taking into account that payday loan establishments are currently licensed by the Province, and to report the findings to Community and Protective Services Committee.

 


MOTION

Moved by Councillor B. Monette
Seconded by Councillor S. Blais

WHEREAS The Orléans Poutinefest is an outdoor festival promoting traditional, gourmet, exotic and different worlds of poutine. Featuring multiple food vendors, musicians and a craft beer garden; and

WHEREAS The Orléans Poutinefest is to occur on Friday, May 11, 2018 through Sunday, May 13, 2018; and

WHEREAS Centrum Boulevard, from Brisebois Crescent to Prestone Drive is required to be closed to accommodate the festival and on-street festival set-up; and

WHEREAS the on-street festival set-up will commence at 6:00p.m. on Thursday May 10, 2018 and the festival will begin operation at 11:00 a.m. on Friday May 11, 2018; and

WHEREAS the City of Ottawa’s Special Events on City Streets By-law (2001-260) prohibits road closures before 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approve the road closure for Centrum Boulevard from Brisebois Crescent to Prestone Drive from 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 10 to 6:00 a.m. on Monday, May 14 for the Orléans Poutinefest, providing it meets the requirements, conditions and approval of Special Events Advisory Team (SEAT).


MOTION

Moved by Councillor B. Monette
Seconded by Councillor S. Blais

WHEREAS The Orléans Craft Beer Festival is an outdoor festival promoting local breweries, food vendors and musicians; and

WHEREAS The Orléans Craft Beer Festival is to occur on Thursday June 7, 2018 through Saturday June 9, 2018; and

WHEREAS Centrum Boulevard, from Brisebois Crescent to Prestone Drive is required to be closed to accommodate the festival and on-street festival set-up; and

WHEREAS the on-street festival set-up will commence at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday June 7, 2018 and the festival will begin operation at 3:00p.m. on Thursday June 7, 2018; and

WHEREAS the City of Ottawa’s Special Events on City Streets By-law (2001-260) prohibits road closures before 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approve the road closure for Centrum Boulevard from Brisebois Crescent to Prestone Drive from 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 7 to 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 10 for the Orléans Craft Beer Festival, providing it meets the requirements, conditions and approval of Special Events Advisory Team (SEAT).

MOTION

Moved by Councillor J. Leiper
Seconded by Councillor C. McKenney

WHEREAS the Provincial Government has implemented CycleON: Ontario’s Cycling Strategy with the vision of seeing cycling recognized, respected, and valued as a core mode of transportation that provides individuals and communities with health, economic environmental, social and other benefits;

WHEREAS the Provincial Government has implemented the Ontario Climate Change Strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 80% below 1990 levels by 2050, and build a prosperous low-carbon economy;

WHEREAS increasing cycling can play an important role in meeting our climate change goals;

WHEREAS Ontario’s daily cycling mode share is currently 1%;

WHEREAS an Ontario wide poll shows that 4.5% of Ontario residents ride a bike at least monthly and that 54% of Ontario residents want to cycle more than they currently do;

WHEREAS of the 54% polled, 67% would be encouraged to cycle more if there were more and better cycling infrastructure available (Share the Road, 2014);

WHEREAS studies have shown that cycling infrastructure can improve road safety for all roads users, reducing collisions (City of Toronto, 2017 and City of Ottawa, 2017);

WHEREAS the City of Ottawa has set a target of 8% of all morning peak period trips within the Greenbelt and 5% of morning peak period trips being made by bike by 2031;

WHEREAS the City of Ottawa has committed to continue funding new cycling infrastructure to increase the safety of our residents and encourage more cycling as a means of transportation;

WHEREAS there is a strong interest among municipalities in building and investing in cycling infrastructure, as demonstrated during the first round of the Ontario Municipal Commuter Cycling Program, which received applications from 120 municipalities;

WHEREAS the City of Ottawa has made progress in closing gaps in our cycling infrastructure. Closing these gaps will increase the safety of our residents and encourage more cycling as a means of transportation;

WHEREAS an investment in cycling infrastructure will complement the investments in public transit being made at both the municipal, provincial and federal levels;

WHEREAS cycling plays an important role in promoting public transit helping Ontarians make the journey to and from the nearest transit stations more convenient and accessible;

WHEREAS an investment in cycling would support and promote cycling for all trips under 5km including walking and cycling routes to school;

WHEREAS a funding commitment will help to achieve the goals set out in the Province’s CycleON Strategy and the objectives set out in Ontario’s Climate Change Strategy;

WHEREAS these funds would be in addition to and not impact any other funding provided by the Province for infrastructure;


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Ottawa City Council move to:

1.    Urge the Provincial Government to recommend that the Ministry of Transportation include an annual investment in cycling infrastructure in its capital budget;

2.    Urge Mayor Jim Watson to write a letter of support to the Minister of Transportation;

3.    Encourage other municipalities across Ontario through the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, to join with the City of Ottawa in calling on the Province to act.

 

MOTIONS REQUIRING SUSPENSION OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE

 

NOTICES OF MOTION (FOR CONSIDERATION AT SUBSEQUENT MEETING)

 

MOTION TO INTRODUCE BY-LAWS

Councillors T. Nussbaum and D. Deans

1ST AND 2ND READING

a)           A By-law of the City of Ottawa to provide for modifications, improvements and maintenance to the existing Cranberry Creek Municipal Drain in the City of Ottawa.

THREE READINGS

b)           A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2003-499 respecting fire routes.

c)           A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume them for public use (Burnt Lands Road, Vaughan Side Road, Milton Road, Jock Trail Road, Strandherd Drive, Bank Street, Russell Road, Larry Robinson Road, Guy Street, Roger Stevens Drive, Stagecoach Road, Stittsville Main Street, Frank Kenny Road).

d)           A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2016-369 respecting the delegation of authority for the issuance of letters of non-objection and letters of municipal significance for special events.

e)           A by-law of the City of Ottawa respecting the emergency management program for the City of Ottawa and to repeal By-law No. 2007-313.

f)            A by-law of the City of Ottawa respecting the establishment of the City of Ottawa Spay/Neuter Clinic for the spaying or neutering of cats and dogs and the provision of other services provided by the Clinic, and to repeal By-law 2007-466 of the City of Ottawa.

g)           A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at avenue Shinny Avenue on Plan 4M-1551, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

h)          A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at voie Bandelier Way, cour Geranium Walk, promenade Kimpton Drive on Plan 4M-1597, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

i)            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

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 part of the lands known municipally as 1211 Old Montreal Road.

k)           A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2008-250 to change the zoning of the lands known municipally as 3015, 3055, 3075, and 3095 Palladium Drive.

 

l)            A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend the Richmond Secondary Plan of Volume 2C of the Official Plan of the City of Ottawa for the lands known municipally as 6139 and 6143 Perth Street.

m)         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2008-250 to change the zoning of the lands known municipally as 6139 and 6143 Perth Street.

n)          A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2008-250 to change the zoning of lands known municipally as 207 Bell Street North.

o)           A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend the South Nepean Town Centre - Area 7 Secondary Plan of Volume 2A of the Official Plan of the City of Ottawa for the lands municipally known as 3311 Greenbank Road and 3380 Jockvale Road.

p)           A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2008-250 to change the zoning of lands known municipally as 3311 Greenbank Road, 2392 Longfields Drive and 3380 Jockvale Road.

q)           A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend Schedule A – Rural Policy Plan of the Official Plan of the City of Ottawa for the lands municipally known as 5471, 5575 and 5613 Boundary Road and 5554, 5508, 5570, 5610 and 5800 Frontier Road to identify a solid waste disposal site.

r)            A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2008-250 to change the zoning of lands known municipally as 5471, 5575 and 5613 Boundary Road  and 5554, 5508, 5570, 5610 and 5800 Frontier Road.

s)           A by-law of the City of Ottawa to approve the expropriation of certain properties in the City of Ottawa for the purposes of the Kanata South Link Project

t)            A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2013-416 respecting lighting and various minor amendments, and By-law 2008-1 respecting graffiti.

u)          A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2003-77 respecting various minor amendments.

v)           A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2008-250 to change the zoning of the lands known municipally as 2887 and 2895 Riverside Drive and to repeal By-law No. No. 2018-90.

w)          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 3900 Cambrian Road, 3454, 3508 Greenbank Road, and 3345 Borrisokane Road.

 

CONFIRMATION BY-LAW

 

Councillors T. Nussbaum and D. Deans  

 

 

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ADJOURNMENT

 

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