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Title:Notices of Motion (For Consideration at Subsequent Meeting)

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Version: Sponsor:
Meeting Date:2018-Jan-31 2018-Jan-31 2 Ward:
Meeting Type:City Council Video:No Video Available
Vote Records
No Action    Motion To: WHEREAS opioid overdoses in Ontario and Ottawa have been increasing over the past number of years and, in 2017, Ottawa experienced the largest number of opioid overdose-related emergency room visits to date, averaging about 30 per month; and WHEREAS the provincial government has recognized that addiction to opioids is a chronic disease, and has provided funding for treatment to the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN); and WHEREAS the Board of Health for the City of Ottawa, in concert with City departments and local service providers, has participated in an Opioid Overdose Prevention and Response Task Force which has focused on: (1) surveillance, (2) prevention, working with schools, community-based agencies, parents and youth, and (3) harm reduction services, including establishing a supervised injection service, involving people with lived experience, and promoting access to naloxone; and WHEREAS the Acting Medical Officer of Health for Ottawa Public Health has been in conversation with local health care service providers about the requirement for additional resources to meet the increasing need to counter the increase in opioid-related emergencies; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that City Council approve that the Mayor formally ask the Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care for additional investment in mental health and addictions treatment services in the City of Ottawa, with a focus on early intervention for children and youth, assisting people with lived experience in system navigation, rapid access addictions medicine clinics and treatment facilities, community-based withdrawal management, and support for primary care physicians to provide appropriate pain management and treatment for opioid use disorder.
No Action    Motion To: WHEREAS the zoning details within Report ACS2017-PIE-PS-0126 recommends that a shelter use be permitted on the subject lands up to a maximum size of 900 square metres in gross floor area; and WHEREAS Council approved on November 22nd, 2017 a change to Document 3 – Details of Recommended Zoning of Report Report ACS2017-PIE-PS-0126 be amended by replacing the number “900” with “801”; and WHEREAS the proponent has identified that a maximum of 140 shelter beds are proposed; and WHEREAS the size of the use as well as the number of proposed beds is an important consideration raised by the community concerning the proposed use; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Document 3 – Details of Recommended Zoning of Report ACS2017-PIE-PS-0126 be amended to include the following additional exception: - The maximum number of beds for the shelter use is 140 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that there be no further notice pursuant to Section 34 (17) of the Planning Act.