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OTTAWA CITY COUNCIL

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

 10:00 a.m.

Andrew S. Haydon Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West

AGENDA 51

 

MOMENT OF REFLECTION

 

NATIONAL ANTHEM

 

 

Councillor R. Chiarelli

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS/CEREMONIAL ACTIVITIES

 

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Recognition - Mayor's City Builder Award

 

 

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Proclamation - Carleton University Ravens Men’s Basketball Team Day

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the regular Council meeting of 10 May 2017

 

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST INCLUDING THOSE ORIGINALLY ARISING FROM PRIOR MEETINGS

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO):

 

 

·          

AMO Policy Update - Several Important Amendments to Bill 68 Achieved

 

 

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AMO Policy Update - Ontario Announces New Proposed Changes to the Land Use Planning and Appeal System

 

 

 

Response to Inquiries:

·          

OCC 01-17 - Rat and Rodent Population

 

Petitions:

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Petition received containing the signatures of 357 individuals petitioning the City of Ottawa to:

1)        Ensure that the Ottawa Police are enforcing by-law 2001-260 in order to ensure the safety and protect the rights of clinic services providers, doctors, and patients.

2)        Provide financial grants to the Morgentaler clinic in order to assist with court costs associated with fighting for a necessary bubble injunction.”

 

Other Correspondence Received:

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Electronic Submission received containing the names of 568 individuals with respect to ensuring safe access to the Morgentaler Clinic in Ottawa, with the same request as the petition noted above.  

 

REGRETS

No regrets filed to date.

 

MOTION TO INTRODUCE REPORTS

 

Councillors S. Qadri and A. Hubley  

 

 

 

REPORTS

 

OTTAWA COMMUNITY LANDS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

 

 

1.

OTTAWA COMMUNITY LANDS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (OCLDC) 2016 – ANNUAL REPORT

 

REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS

That Council:

1.         Receive the Audited financial statements of the Ottawa Community Lands Development Corporation (OCLDC) for the Year 2016 in the Annual Report in Document 1; and

2.         Appoint Ernst & Young LLP as the auditor of the Ottawa Community Lands Development Corporation for the Year 2017.

 


CITY CLERK AND SOLICITOR

 

2.

STATUS UPDATE – COUNCIL INQUIRIES AND MOTIONS FOR THE PERIOD ENDING MAY 19, 2017

 

REPORT RECOMMENDATION
That Council receive this report for information.

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

COMMUNITY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT 23

 

 

3.

ESSENTIAL HEALTH AND SOCIAL SUPPORTS: GRANTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council reaffirm the eligibility criteria, applicant selection process, approval process and reporting requirements for the existing Essential Health and Social Supports (EHSS) Program as identified in this report.

 

4.

OTTAWA FIRE SERVICES 2016 ANNUAL REPORT

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council receive this report for information.

 

5.

BY-LAW REVIEW STRATEGY – WORK PLAN STATUS UPDATE

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council receive this report for information

 

 

6.

NOISE BY-LAW REVIEW

COMMITTEE MEETING INFORMATION

Delegations: 6 delegations, mostly in favour.

Debate: The Committee spent approximately two hours on this item

Vote: The report CARRIED AS AMENDED, with two dissents. An additional amending Motion with respect to changing Saturday Construction times LOST on a division of three yeas to four nays.

Position of Ward Councillor: City Wide

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

That Council:

1.         Approve the repeal of the Noise By-law (2004-253, as amended) and the re-enactment of the by-law as described in Document 1 and in this report to:

a)        define and specify bass noise in the general provision of the by-law that addresses noise likely to disturb;

b)        reduce the maximum noise threshold for construction exemptions from 90 dB(A) to 85 dB(A), in accordance with provincial standards;

c)        exempt municipal waste collection;

d)        enable charging of companies for after-hours waste collection and deliveries; and

e)        reduce permitted car alarm time to 5 minutes from 20.

2.         Authorize the Manager, By-law & Regulatory Services Branch, to finalize and make minor adjustments to the amended and re-enacted by-law to give effect to the intent of Council.

3.         Direct:

a)        Fleet Services review the feasibility of installing broadband back-up alarms on appropriate City vehicles and report back to Council with options and the associated costs for consideration in 2018 Budget Deliberations;

b)        Road Services and Facilities staff or others as identified, in consultation with Supply, review the feasibility of incorporating requirements for broadband back-up alarms into purchasing documents for external snow-clearing service providers using vehicles where such alarms are appropriate;

c)        By-law & Regulatory Services staff review the feasibility of adding to the licensing regulations related to snow plow contractors the requirement for broadband back-up alarms on private snow plow vehicles, as appropriate, and report back to Council in the next Term of Council.

 


 

PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT 43B

 

7.

APPLICATION FOR DEMOLITION AND NEW CONSTRUCTION AT 270 BUCHAN ROAD, A PROPERTY DESIGNATED UNDER PART V OF THE ONTARIO HERITAGE ACT AND LOCATED IN THE ROCKCLIFFE PARK HERITAGE CONSERVATION DISTRICT

COMMITTEE MEETING INFORMATION

Delegations: 10 delegations

Debate: The Committee spent two hours and fifteen minutes on this item

Vote: Planning Committee voted on the staff recommendation, which LOST on a tie vote, and then voted on a replacement motion to approve the application, on a division of 5 yeas and 4 nays.

Position of Ward Councillor: Councillor Nussbaum’s comments are noted in the report. He supported the staff recommendation to refuse the application.

Position of Advisory Committee: None

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION AS AMENDED

That Council approve the application to demolish 270 Buchan Road, a property located in the Rockcliffe Park Heritage Conservation District, designated under Part V of the Ontario Heritage Act.

(Note: The statutory 90-day timeline for consideration of this application under the Ontario Heritage Act was extended and will expire on June 30, 2017.)

 

 

 


PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT 44A

 

8.

BUILDING BETTER SMARTER SUBURBS- INFRASTRUCTURE STANDARDS REVIEW UPDATE REPORT

COMMITTEE MEETING INFORMATION

Delegations: 1 delegation

Debate: The Committee spent one hour and fifty minutes on this item

Vote: Planning Committee RECEIVED the report as presented

Position of Ward Councillor: This is a City wide report

Position of Advisory Committee:None

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council receive this report for information.

 

 

9.

DEVELOPMENT CHARGES BY-LAW AMENDMENT 2017

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

That Council approve:

1.         the City of Ottawa Development Charges Amendment Background Study: Public Transit and Roads and Related Services dated March 24, 2017 attached as Document 1, and as amended by Document 6 (replacement for pages 77 to 83 inclusive of the Background Study, attached below as Supporting Document 1);

2.         that the current Development Charges By-law be amended substantially in the form and content attached as Document 5; and

3.         that, pursuant to the Development Charges Act, subsection 12(3), Council determines that no further public meeting is necessary.

 

10.

SECTION 37 FIVE-YEAR REVIEW

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve the Section 37 Guidelines 2017, attached as Document 1.

 

 

BULK CONSENT AGENDA

 

COMMUNITY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT 23

 

 

A.

COMMEMORATIVE NAMING PROPOSAL – MARY DURLING PARK

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
That Council approve the proposal to name Cypress Gardens Park, located at 33 Brae Crescent, “Mary Durling Park”.

 


 

CITY CLERK AND SOLICITOR

 

B.

SUMMARY OF ORAL AND WRITTEN PUBLIC SUBMISSIONS FOR ITEMS SUBJECT TO BILL 73 ‘EXPLANATION REQUIREMENTS’ AT THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF MAY 10, 2017

 

REPORT RECOMMENDATION

That City Council approve the Summaries of Oral and Written Public Submissions for items considered at the City Council Meeting of May 10, 2017 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 4.

 

MOTION TO ADOPT REPORTS

 

Councillors S. Qadri and A. Hubley

 

MOTIONS REQUIRING SUSPENSION OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE

 

NOTICES OF MOTION (FOR CONSIDERATION AT SUBSEQUENT MEETING)

 

NOTICE OF INTENT

Notice of Intent from the Ottawa Community Housing Corporation to hold the Annual General Meeting of the Shareholder at the Council meeting scheduled for June 14, 2017.

 


 

MOTION TO INTRODUCE BY-LAWS

 

Councillors S. Qadri and A. Hubley

 

 

THREE READINGS

 

a)        A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2014-229 respecting Development Charges.

 

b)        A by-law of the City of Ottawa to appoint Municipal Law Enforcement Officers in accordance with private property parking enforcement and to repeal By-law No. 2004-60, as amended.

 

c)         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2007-338, as amended, to appoint Municipal Law Enforcement Officers in the Special Constable Unit of the Transportation Services Department.

 

d)        A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (rue de la Mélodie Street).

 

e)        A by-law of the City of Ottawa to provide for the partial abandonment of drainage works in the City of Ottawa - Staidler Municipal Drain, Main Drain from station 68+69 to station 116+13 and Staidler Municipal Drain, Brooks Branch from station 0+00 to station 5+60.

 

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

 

g)        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 of the lands known municipally as 655 and 755 Anand Private.

 

h)        A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at Brian Good Avenue on Plan 4M-1481, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

i)          A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at Brambling Way on Plan 4M-1471, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

j)          A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at Strandherd Drive and promenade Dealership Drive on Plan 4M-1538, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

k)         A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate a part of Block 110 on Plan 4M-1170, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

l)          A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at rue Mishawashkode Street and rue du Cartographe Street Plan 4M-1578, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

m)       A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at avenue River Run Avenue, croissant Brassy Minnow Crescent, cercle Logperch Circle, croissant Pumpkinseed Crescent, plateau Riverboat Heights and voie Millars Sound Way on Plan 4M-1585, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

n)        A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at Loosestrife Way on Plan 4M-1492, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

o)        A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at 279, 281, 283 and 285 Meadowbreeze Drive on Plan 4M-1468, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

p)        A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at cercle Willow Aster Circle, ruelle Helenium Lane, ruelle Gerardia Lane, voie Monardia Way on Plan 4M-1580, as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

 

CONFIRMATION BY-LAW

 

Councillors S. Qadri and A. Hubley  

 

INQUIRIES

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Councillors S. Qadri and A. Hubley  

 

 


 

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