OTTAWA CITY COUNCIL

25 August 2011

ANDREW S. HAYDON HALL

10:00 a.m.

 

MINUTES 18

 

The Council of the City of Ottawa met at Andrew S. Haydon Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, on 25 August 2011 beginning at 10:00 a.m.

 

 

The Mayor, Jim Watson, presided and led Council in prayer.

 

 

The National Anthem was performed by Carol-Ann Decker.

 

 

MOMENT OF SILENCE

 

Council observed a moment of silence in memory of the Honourable Jack Layton, Leader of the New Democratic Party, and Member of Parliament for the constituency of Toronto-Danforth, who passed away on August 22, 2011.

 

 

Announcements/Ceremonial Activities

 

RECOGNITION CITY BUILDER AWARD

 

Mayor Jim Watson and Councillor Bob Monette presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Lionel Laurin for his dedication and contribution to many volunteer and fundraising activities in the City since the 1960s.

 

 

RECOGNITION – CITY OF OTTAWA AWARD FOR HEROISM

 

Mayor Jim Watson and Councillor Peter Hume presented a City of Ottawa Award for Heroism to Alan Christie for his fast response in assisting a choking child in the lobby of the Plant Recreation Centre.

 

 


Roll Call

 

ALL MEMBERS WERE PRESENT EXCEPT COUNCILLOR R. CHIARELLI.

 

 

Confirmation of Minutes

 

The regular Minutes of the meeting of 13 July 2011 and the special meeting of 14 July 2011 were confirmed.

 

 

Declarations of interest including those originally arising from prior meetings

 

See specific Agenda Item for declaration: Planning Committee Report 14, Item 1, Zoning – 316 to 324 Bruyère Street and 317 to 321 St. Andrew Street.  

 

 

Communications

 

The following communications were received:

 

·         Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO):

·         The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and Municipal Governments

 

 

·         Responses to Inquiries:

·         10-11 - Banned Companies

 

 

·         Petition containing 8 signatures with respect to Planning Committee Report 12A, Item 2, Old Ottawa East Community Design Plan, Secondary Plan, Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-Law Amendment.  The petitioners object to the road opening on Clegg Street and support the designation of an area for use as a soccer field.

 

 

Regrets

 

Councillor R. Chiarelli advised he would be absent from the Council meeting of 25 August 2011.

 

 


Postponements and Deferrals

 

CITY COUNCIL – MAY 25, 2011

 

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 7

 

 

1.             SOLID WASTE SERVICES-COLLECTION CONTRACTS: IN-HOUSE BID AUTHORITY-MANAGED COMPETITION

 

                SERVICES DE GESTION DES DÉCHETS SOLIDES : CONTRATS DE COLLECTE-CONCOURS GÉRÉ À L’INTERNE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve that the Environmental Services Department establish an “In-house bid team” to prepare and submit a “City bid” for the curb side residential waste collection services, through a managed competition process, in all contract areas.

 

MOTION NO. 13/6

 

Moved by Councillor M. McRae

Seconded by Councillor S. Moffatt

 

WHEREAS, at its meeting of April 13, 2011, City Council directed staff to extend the existing Solid Waste Collection contracts by five (5) additional months such that the existing collection contracts and solid waste collection service levels would expire on October 31, 2012; and

WHEREAS staff have advised that the extensions have occurred; and

WHEREAS the staff report for the In-House Bid still indicates that the current contracts and service levels will end on May 31, 2012; and

WHEREAS discussions related to this Bid are still ongoing with CUPE Local 503;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the staff report be amended to reflect Council’s decision with respect to the end date for the existing collection contracts and solid waste collection service levels, being October 31, 2012; and


 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this item be deferred for one month to allow for the continuation of the dialogue with CUPE Local 503.

 

CARRIED

 

Item 1 of the Environment Committee Report 7 was then put to Council and CARRIED and DEFERRED as amended by Motion No.13/6.

 

CITY COUNCIL – JUNE 8, 2011

 

MOTION NO. 14/5

 

Moved by Councillor M. McRae

Seconded by Councillor S. Moffatt

 

That the Rules of Procedure be suspended to consider the following motion, as the original Council deferral specified the June 22, 2011 Council meeting:

 

WHEREAS at its meeting of April 13, 2011, City Council directed staff to extend the existing Solid Waste Collection contracts by five (5) additional months such that the existing collection contracts and solid waste collection service levels would expire on October 31, 2012; and

 

WHEREAS staff confirmed that the extensions have occurred; and

 

WHEREAS a motion was approved on May 25, 2011 deferring this report for one month to allow for the continuation of the dialogue with CUPE Local 503; and

 

WHEREAS discussions related to this Bid are still ongoing and senior management is requesting additional time to further advance the discussions with CUPE Local 503;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the staff report be deferred until no later than August of 2011.

 

                                                                                                            CARRIED

 

CITY COUNCIL – AUGUST 25, 2011

 

Please note, listed under Motion to Introduce Reports, Deputy City Manager Infrastructure Services and Community Sustainability, there is a replacement report for this item. This matter was dealt with at that juncture. Please see page 7.

 


Motion to Introduce Reports

 

MOTION NO. 18/1

 

Moved by Councillor D. Chernushenko

Seconded by Councillor M. Wilkinson

 

That the report from the City Clerk and solicitor entitled “Status Update – Council Inquiries and Motions for the Period Ending 19 August 2011”; Police Services Board Citizen Appointment Selections Committee Report 1; Community and Protective Services Committee Report 7; Finance and Economic Development Committee Report 10; Planning Committee Reports 12A and 14; and Transit Commission Report 6, be received and considered.

 

And that the Rules of Procedure be waived to receive and consider the Report from the President and CEO, Manotick Mill Quarter Community Development Corporation entitled “Manotick Mill quarter Community Development Corporation – 2010 Annual Report” and the report from the Deputy City Manager, Infrastructure Services and Community Sustainability entitled “Stimulus Fund Program – Status Update”;

 

And further that the Rules of Procedure be waived to receive and consider a replacement report from the Deputy City Manager, Infrastructure Services and Community Sustainability, for the report listed under “Postponements and Deferrals” entitled “Solid Waste Services-Collection Contracts: In-House Bid Authority-Managed Competition”.

 

CARRIED

 

 


Reports

 

President and CEO, Manotick Mill Quarter Community Development Corporation

 

     

1.             MANOTICK MILL QUARTER COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION - 2010 ANNUAL REPORT

                Société d’aménagement communautaire du quartier du moulin de Manotick – rapport annuel de 2010

 

 

REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.      Receive the financial statements of the Manotick Mill Quarter Community Development Corporation (MMQCDC) as set out in Document 1, and as prepared by Ernst and Young;

 

2.      Approve the recommendation of the Chair of the Board of the Manotick Mill Quarter Community Development Corporation to appoint the person identified in Document 2 representing Watson’s Mill Manotick Inc. (WMMI) as a Non-Council Director of the Board of the Manotick Mill Quarter Community Development Corporation for a term of four years or until his or her successor is appointed.

 

CARRIED

 

 

City Clerk and Solicitor

 

     

1.             sTATUS UPDATE - COUNCIL INQUIRIES AND MOTIONS for the period ending 19 August 2011

                RAPPORT DE SITUATION – DEMANDES DE RENSEIGNEMENTS ET MOTIONS DU CONSEIL POUR LA PÉRIODE SE TERMINANT LE 19 aoÛt 2011

 

 

REPORT RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive this report for information.

 

RECEIVED

 

 

Deputy City Manager, Infrastructure Services and Community Sustainability

 

     

1.                   ECONOMIC STIMULUS FUND PROGRAM - STATUS UPDATE

 

programme du fonds de stimulation Économique – rapports d’Étape
                                 

 

REPORT RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive the Economic Stimulus Fund (ESF) Q2 2011 status report.

 

RECEIVED

 

 

 

2.             SOLID WASTE SERVICES-COLLECTION CONTRACTS: IN-HOUSE BID AUTHORITY-MANAGED COMPETITION

 

                SERVICES DE GESTION DES DÉCHETS SOLIDES : CONTRATS DE COLLECTE-CONCOURS GÉRÉ À L’INTERNE

 

 

REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council approve:

 

1.      That a minimum of one collection zone shall continue to be delivered by the private sector.

2.      That the in-house waste collection group shall be awarded the current collection Zone 3 of the collection contract for the term of the next contract.

3.      That four of the five remaining collection zones will be tendered.

4.      That the Environmental Services Department establish an “In-house Bid Team” to prepare and submit a “city bid” for the curbside residential waste collection services, through a managed competition process as described in the report, in all remaining contract zones. 

 

MOTION NO. 18/2

 

Moved by Councillor K. Egli

Seconded by Councillor R. Bloess

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Item be deferred to the next meeting of Council.

 

Council voted on Motion No. 18/2, which LOST on a division of 4 YEAS to 18 NAYS as follows:

 

YEAS (4):       Councillors P. Clark, R. Bloess, D. Thompson and K. Egli.

 

NAYS (18):    Councillors M. McRae, J. Harder, M. Taylor, D. Chernushenko, M. Fleury,
E. El-Chantiry, P. Hume, B. Monette, D. Holmes, M. Wilkinson, K. Hobbs,
T. Tierney, A. Hubley, D. Deans, S. Blais, S. Qadri, S. Moffatt and
Mayor J. Watson.

 

 

MOTION NO. 18/3

 

Moved by Councillor P. Hume

Seconded by Councillor S. Blais

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approve that the Environmental Services Department establish an “In-house bid team” to prepare and submit a “City bid” for the curb side residential waste collection services, through a managed competition process, in all contract areas as proposed in the May 25 report to Council.

 

Motion No. 18/3 was then put to a vote and LOST on a division of 8 YEAS to 15 NAYS as follows:

 

YEAS (8):       Councillors P. Clark, R. Bloess, D. Thompson, P. Hume, K. Egli, A. Hubley,
S. Blais and S. Moffatt.

 

NAYS (15):    Councillors M. McRae, J. Harder, M. Taylor, D. Chernushenko, M. Fleury,
E. El-Chantiry, B. Monette, D. Holmes, M. Wilkinson, K. Hobbs, T. Tierney,
S. Desroches, D. Deans, S. Qadri and Mayor Jim Watson.

 

The replacement Report from the Deputy City Manager entitled “Solid Waste Services-Collection Contracts: In-House Bid Authority-Managed Competition” was then put to Council and CARRIED on a on a division of 15 YEAS to 8 NAYS as follows:

 

YEAS (15):     Councillors M. McRae, J. Harder, M Taylor, D. Chernushenko, M. Fleury,
E. El-Chantiry, B. Monette, D. Holmes, M. Wilkinson, K. Hobbs, T. Tierney,
S. Desroches, D. Deans, S. Qadri  and Mayor Jim Watson.

 

NAYS (8):      Councillors P. Clark, R. Bloess, D. Thompson, P. Hume, K. Egli, A. Hubley,
S. Blais and S. Moffatt.

 

(Note: this report is a replacement for the report of the same name, listed under Postponements and Deferrals.)

 


 

Police Services Board Citizen Appointment Selections Committee Report 1

 

     

1.             CITIZEN APPOINTMENT to the city of ottawa police services board

                NOMINATION d’un CITOYEN a la commission des services policiers de la ville d’ottawa

 

Committee Recommendation

 

That Council approve the appointment of Mr. Henry Jensen to serve as the City of Ottawa’s citizen appointment to the Ottawa Police Services Board until 31 December 2012, effective immediately.

 

CARRIED

 

 

Committee Reports

 

COMMUNITY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT 7

 

 

1.         Commemorative naming committee proposal – “dr. roland armitage hall  

 

proposition du comité sur les dénominations comméroratives – «salle dr-roland-armitage»

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve the commemorative naming of the hall at the West Carleton Community Complex, located at located at 5670 Carp Road, asDr. Roland Armitage Hall.”

 

CARRIED

 


 

 

2.          Commemorative naming committee proposal – JÉRÉMIE J. AUDETTE SPLASH PAD”

 

proposition du comité sur les dénominations comméroratives « AIRE DE JETS D’EAU JÉRÉMIE-J.-AUDETTE »

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve the commemorative naming of a splash pad at Portobello Park, located at 670 Aquaview Drive, as Jérémie J. Audette Splash Pad.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

3.         Commemorative naming committee proposal – “Sheila McKee Park”

 

proposition du comité sur les dénominations comméroratives – «Parc Sheila McKee»

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve the commemorative naming proposal to rename Riverfront Park, located at 1730 Sixth Line Road, as “Sheila McKee Park.”

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

4.         Commemorative naming committee proposal – “OUELLETTE PARK”

 

proposition du comité sur les dénominations comméroratives – «PARC OUELLETTE»

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve the commemorative naming of a park, located at 530 Strasbourg Street, asOuellette Park.”

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

5.         Commemorative naming committee proposal – “ROBERT BARR FOOTBALL FIELD”

 

proposition du comité sur les dénominations comméroratives – «TERRAIN DE FOOTBALL ROBERT-BARR»

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve the commemorative naming of a football field at Walter Baker Park, located at 100 Walter Baker Place, as the “Robert Barr Football Field.”

 

CARRIED

 

 

FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE REPORT 10

 

 

1.                   2010 Report on french language services

 

RAPPORT 2010 sur les services en français

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive this report for information.

 

RECEIVED

 

 

 

2.                   Lansdowne Partnership plan implementation Status Update

 

MISE À JOUR SUR L’ÉTAT D’AVANCEMENT DE LA MISE EN  œuvre DU plan dE PARTENARIAT de Lansdowne

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS AS AMENDED

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Receive the Lansdowne Partnership Plan Implementation Status Update report and approve the timing for subsequent status updates as outlined in this report;

 

2.                  Confirm that the role of the Urban Design Review Panel (UDRP) in the Lansdowne Stage 2 site plan approval be to review the final architectural plans for the air rights developments based on the conceptual plans and directions established by the Lansdowne Design Review Panel (LDRP) as described in this report and further that the UDRP provide the comments generated by their review to the General Manager of Planning and Growth Management;  

 

3.                  Approve the revised project schedule and spending plan for Stage 2 as outlined in this report;  and,

 

4.                  Delegate the authority to the City Manager to negotiate and execute a cost-sharing agreement with the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG) on behalf of the City that is reflective of the spending plan as described in this report and within the approved budget envelopes for the Lansdowne redevelopment.

 

CARRIED, on a division of 21 YEAS to 2 NAYS as follows:

 

YEAS (21):     Councillors P. Clark, M. McRae, J. Harder, M. Taylor, R. Bloess, M. Fleury,
D. Thompson, E. El-Chantiry, P. Hume, B. Monette, K. Egli, M. Wilkinson,
K. Hobbs, T. Tierney, S. Desroches, A. Hubley, D. Deans, S. Blais, S. Qadri,
S. Moffatt and Mayor J. Watson.

 

NAYS (2):      Councillors D. Chernushenko and D. Holmes

 

 

 

3.                   RFO PROCESS – Lease or sale of Air Rights AT lANSDOWNE PARK

 

PROCESSUS de demande d’offres – location ou vente des droits aériens au parc lANSDOWNE

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Receive the findings of the Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) Stage One for the lease or sale of  the Air Rights at Lansdowne Park; and

 

2.                  Approve the release of the Request for Offers (RFO) Stage Two to select real estate builders/developers to either lease or purchase the air rights at Lansdowne Park as outlined in this report.

 

CARRIED, on a on a division of 21 YEAS to 2 NAYS as follows:

 

YEAS (21):     Councillors P. Clark, M. McRae, J. Harder, M. Taylor, R. Bloess, M. Fleury,
D. Thompson, E. El-Chantiry, P. Hume, B. Monette, K. Egli, M. Wilkinson,
K. Hobbs, T. Tierney, S. Desroches, A. Hubley, D. Deans, S. Blais, S. Qadri,
S. Moffatt and Mayor J. Watson.

 

NAYS (2):      Councillors D. Chernushenko and D. Holmes

 

 

 

4.                   Horticulture Building – Conservation review Board Recommendations

 

édifice de l’horticulture – recommandations de la commission des biens culturels

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Receive and consider recommendations of the Conservation Review Board in its report (Document 1) on Council’s November 22, 2010 decision to relocate the Horticulture Building; and

 

2.                  Confirm the November 22, 2010 decision to repeal By-law 8-94 to allow for the Horticulture Building’s relocation as part of the Lansdowne Revitalization.

 

CARRIED with Councillors D. Holmes and D. Chernushenko dissenting.

 

 

 

5.                   APPOINTMENTS TO THE OTTAWA MUNICIPAL CAMPGROUND AUTHORITY

 

Nominations AU Conseil de gestion du Terrain de camping municipal d’Ottawa

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve the following appointments of individuals to the Ottawa Municipal Campground Authority.  All voting members’ terms to expire as indicated.

 

Vincent Wong   (term to expire November 30, 2015)

Ivan Barclay     (term to expire November 30, 2014)

Sue Hardman   (term to expire April 30, 2012)

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

6.                   COMPREHENSIVE LEGAL SERVICES REPORT – JANUARY TO June 2011

 

RAPPORT général sur les services juridiques – de janvier à juin 2011

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That City Council approve Legal Services’ receipt of the $1.95M from the Ottawa Lynx litigation settlement to offset litigation costs.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

7.                   DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY – CONTRACTS AWARDED FOR THE PERIOD JANUARY 1, 2011 TO MARCH 31, 2011

 

DÉLÉGATION DE POUVOIR – CONTRATS ACCORDÉS POUR LA PÉRIODE DU 1er JANVIER AU 31 MARS 2011

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council receive this report for information.

 

RECEIVED

 


 

 

8.                   2011 Operating and Capital Budget q2 – Finance and Economic Development committee status report

 

BUDGETS de fonctionnement et des immobilisations 2011 – T2 - Rapport d’étape DU Comité des finances et du développement économique

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve the capital budget adjustments as outlined in Document 6. 

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

9.                   Institutions designated as eligible for a 2011 annual levy pursuant to section 323 (1), (2), (3) and (5) of the municipal act

 

Établissements pouvant faire l’Objet d’un prélèvement annuel pour 2011 conformément aux paragraphes 323 (1), (2), (3) et (5) de la loi sur les municipalités

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS

 

That Council approve:

 

That the following by-laws, attached as Document 1, be enacted to provide for the annual levy on institutions in accordance with section 323 of the Municipal Act, 2001 and Ontario Regulation 384/98, as amended:

 

1.        A by-law to levy $75.00 for each full-time student enrolled in universities and colleges, in the year preceding the year of levy, pursuant to section 323 (1);

2.        A by-law to levy $75.00 for each resident place in correctional institutions, pursuant to section 323 (2);

3.        A by-law to levy $75.00 per rated bed in public hospitals or provincial mental health facilities, pursuant to section 323 (3) and;

4.        A by-law to levy $75.00 for each place in the provincial education institutions, pursuant to section 323 (5).

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

10.                UNCOLLECTABLE TAXES  – SECTION 354 (1)(2)(4) OF THE MUNICIPAL ACT, 2001, S.O. 2001, c.25

 

TAXES NON PERCEVABLES, - ARTICLE 354 (1)(2)(4) DE LA LOI SUR LES MUNICIPALITÉS, 2001, L.R.O. 2001, C.25

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

 

That Council approve taxes and interest/penalties in the amount of $619,881.41 be struck from the collector's roll in accordance with the list, entitled as Document 1.

 

CARRIED

 

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT 12A

 

 

1.             OLD OTTAWA EAST COMMUNITY DESIGN PLAN, SECONDARY PLAN, OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT AND ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT

 

PLAN DE CONCEPTION COMMUNAUTAIRE POUR LE VIEIL OTTAWA EST, PLAN SECONDAIRE, MODIFICATION DU PLAN OFFICIEL ET MODIFICATION DU RÈGLEMENT DE ZONAGE

 

 

Committee recommendationS

 

(This matter is Subject to Bill 51)

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve the Old Ottawa East Community Design Plan (distributed separately and on file with the City Clerk and shown as Document 5);

 

2.         Approve an amendment to the Official Plan, Schedule B, to change the Traditional Mainstreet designation for Main Street south of Clegg Street to General Urban Area, to designate Hawthorne Avenue between Colonel By and Main Street as Traditional Mainstreet, and to change the designation of various lands to Mixed Use Centre or Major Open Space, all of which is shown in Document 2 and detailed in Document 6;

 

3.                  Approve an amendment to the Official Plan to add to Volume 2A the Old Ottawa East Secondary Plan as detailed in Document 6 (distributed separately and on file with the City Clerk); and

 

4.                  Approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of properties marked as Areas A to R on Document 3, all of which is detailed in Document 4.

 

MOTION NO. 18/4

 

Moved by Councillor D. Chernushenko

Seconded by Councillor P. Hume

 

WHEREAS Report ACS2011-ICS-PGM-0115 recommends approval and adoption of Old Ottawa East Community Design Plan (CDP), Secondary Plan and related Zoning By-law Amendment; and

 

WHEREAS Planning Committee directed staff to review the suggested amendments from the Old Ottawa East Community Association (OECA); and

 

WHEREAS staff reviewed the OECA’s proposals, including the removal of a reference to the Alta Vista Transportation Corridor from the CDP, and the requirement for a 2 metre setback from the front yard in the TM zone along Main Street and Hawthorne Avenue would ensure a wider area for pedestrians abutting the narrow right of way;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approve:

 

1.      That Recommendation 1 be amended as follows:

 

a)      That Document 5 be amended by replacing the second sentence in Section 2.7 of the Existing Conditions section in the CDP with the following: “How this proposed arterial roadway is designed will be critical to minimize any impact on this neighbourhood.”

 

b)     That Document 5 be amended by adding the following as the first bullet in Section 4.1 of the Implementation Strategy of the CDP, “In the TM7 zone along Main Street and Hawthorne Avenue the front yard setback shall be 2 metres, except along the City right of way frontage of 175, 223, and 249 Main Street.

 

c)      That Document 5 be amended by replacing the sixth sentence in Section 4.14.5 of the Old Ottawa East Design Guidelines in the CDP with the following, “In the residential segment of Main Street south of Clegg Street the corridor width will appear wider than the 23 metre wide right of way due to the required 3 metre front yard setback in the Zoning By-law.”

 

2.        That Recommendation 4 be amended as follows:


 

a)      That Document 4 be amended by inserting the following into Column V of proposed Exceptions TM7[XXXA] (shown as Area A on Document 3) and TM7[XXXC]-h (shown as Area B2 on Document 3) and existing Exception TM7[45] (shown as Area R north of Highway 417 on Document 3):  a. “- Despite Table 197(c), the front yard setback is 2 metres, subject to subsection 197(4)”

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT pursuant to the Planning Act, subsection 34(17) no further notice be given.

 

CARRIED

 

Item 1 of Planning Committee Report 12A, as amended by Motion No. 18/4 and set out in full below for ease of reference, was then put to Council:

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve the Old Ottawa East Community Design Plan (distributed separately and on file with the City Clerk and shown as Document 5) and that Document 5 be amended, as follows:

 

a)      By replacing the second sentence in Section 2.7 of the Existing Conditions section in the CDP with the following: “How this proposed arterial roadway is designed will be critical to minimize any impact on this neighbourhood.”

 

b)     By adding the following as the first bullet in Section 4.1 of the Implementation Strategy of the CDP, “In the TM7 zone along Main Street and Hawthorne Avenue the front yard setback shall be 2 metres, except along the City right of way frontage of 175, 223, and 249 Main Street.

 

c)      By replacing the sixth sentence in Section 4.14.5 of the Old Ottawa East Design Guidelines in the CDP with the following, “In the residential segment of Main Street south of Clegg Street the corridor width will appear wider than the 23 metre wide right of way due to the required 3 metre front yard setback in the Zoning By-law.”


 

2.         Approve an amendment to the Official Plan, Schedule B, to change the Traditional Mainstreet designation for Main Street south of Clegg Street to General Urban Area, to designate Hawthorne Avenue between Colonel By and Main Street as Traditional Mainstreet, and to change the designation of various lands to Mixed Use Centre or Major Open Space, all of which is shown in Document 2 and detailed in Document 6;

 

3.                  Approve an amendment to the Official Plan to add to Volume 2A the Old Ottawa East Secondary Plan as detailed in Document 6 (distributed separately and on file with the City Clerk); and

 

4.                  Approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of properties marked as Areas A to R on Document 3, all of which is detailed in Document 4 and that Document 4 be amended, as follows:

 

a)      By inserting the following into Column V of proposed Exceptions TM7[XXXA] (shown as Area A on Document 3) and TM7[XXXC]-h (shown as Area B2 on Document 3) and existing Exception TM7[45] (shown as Area R north of Highway 417 on Document 3):  a. “- Despite Table 197(c), the front yard setback is 2 metres, subject to subsection 197(4)”

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT pursuant to the Planning Act, subsection 34(17) no further notice be given.

 

CARRIED

 

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT 14

 

 

1.             ZONING – 316 TO 324 BRUYÈRE STREET AND 317 TO 321 ST. ANDREW STREET

 

ZONAGE – 316 À 324, RUE BRUYÈRE ET  317 À 321, RUE ST-ANDREW

 

 

Committee recommendationS as amended

 

(This matter is Subject to Bill 51)

 

1.                  That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By law 2008 250 to change the zoning of 316 to 324 Bruyère Street and 317 to 321 St. Andrew Street from R4T (Residential Fourth Density Zone, Subzone T) to R5N (1856) S270 (Residential Fifth Density Zone, Subzone N, Exception 1856, Schedule 270) as shown on Document 1 and as detailed in Document 2.

 

2.                  That Document 2 be replaced with the following:

 

DETAILS OF RECOMMENDED ZONING                    DOCUMENT 2

 

Proposed Changes to the Comprehensive Zoning By-law

 

1.         The Zoning Map of City of Ottawa Zoning By-law 2008-250 is amended by changing the zoning of the lands known municipally as 316, 318, 324 Bruyère Street and 317, 321 St. Andrew Street from R4T (Residential Fourth Density Zone, Subzone T) to R5N [1856] S270 (Residential Fifth Density Zone, Subzone N, Exception 1856, Schedule 270);

 

2.         Add the attached Schedule as a new Schedule to Part 17 of the by-law.

 

3.         Add a new exception [1856] in Section 239 including the following provisions:

 

Column V: Provisions:

 

(1)The maximum permitted building height and number of storeys for an apartment dwelling, mid-high rise are set out on Schedule 270;

(2)Minimum width of a driveway providing access to a parking garage: 6.2 metres;

(3)Minimum aisle width providing access to parking spaces in a parking garage: 6.2 metres;

(4)               Minimum visitor parking rate for an apartment building, mid-high rise: none for the first 12 dwelling units and 0.083 spaces per unit thereafter.

(5)Minimum yard setbacks are set out on Schedule 270.

3.         That the contribution to cash-in-lieu of parkland in respect of the development be reduced by 40%;

4.         That the reduction be attributed to the amount that would have otherwise been deposited to the credit of the Ward 12 cash-in-lieu of parkland account;

5.         That an amount, as estimated by the General Manager, Planning and Growth Management, equivalent to the reduction in Recommendation 2 above be paid by Claridge to an account to provide for funding assistance for long term residents (more than 20 years) to find alternative accommodation.

6.         That the allocation of the funding pursuant to Recommendation 4 be subject to the direction of the General Manager, Community and Social Services Department, subject to the concurrence of the Chair of Planning Committee.

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

 

DECLARATION OF INTEREST

 

Councillor Mathieu Fleury, declared a potential, deemed pecuniary interest on Planning Committee Report 14, Item 1, Zoning – 316 to 324 Bruyère Street and 317 to 321 St. Andrew Street, as his father is employed by Claridge Homes and Claridge Homes has involvement in the above item.

 

Councillor M. Fleury did not take part in the discussion or vote on this Item.

 

Item 1 of Planning Committee Report 14 was then put to Council and CARRIED.

 

 

 

2.             COMPREHENSIVE ZONING BY-LAW 2008-250: ANOMALIES AND MINOR CORRECTIONS – SECOND QUARTER 2011 – 801 EAGLESON ROAD

 

RÈGLEMENT DE ZONAGE GÉNÉRAL 2008-250 : ANOMALIES ET MODIFICATIONS MINEURES – DEUXIÈME TRIMESTRE DE 2011 – ZONAGE DE 801, CHEMIN EAGLESON

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

(This matter is Subject to Bill 51)

 

That Council approve the amendment to Comprehensive Zoning By-law 2005-250 pertaining 801 Eagleson Road, as outlined in the attached report.

 

CARRIED


 

 

3.             Application to alter 350 fernhill road, a property designated under part v of the ontario heritage act and located in the rockcliffe park heritage conservation district

 

DEMANDE EN VUE DE MODIFIER LA PROPRIÉTÉ SITUÉE AU 350, CHEMIN FERNHILL, DÉSIGNÉE AUX TERMES DE LA PARTIE V DE LA LOI SUR LE PATRIMOINE DE L’ONTARIO ET SITUÉE DANS LE DISTRICT DE CONSERVATION DU PATRIMOINE DE ROCKLIFFE PARK

 

 

Committee recommendationS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve the application to alter 350 Fernhill Road in accordance with plans submitted by Jane Thompson Architect on July 11, 2011;

 

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 October 8, 2011)

 

(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.)

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

4.             Application for the construction of An OFFICE BUilding at 412 SPARKS Street in the cathedral hill heritage conservation district

 

demande en vue de la construction d’un immeuble de bureaux au 412, rue SPARKS dans le district de conservation du patrimoine de la colline de la cathédrale

 

 

Committee recommendationS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve the construction of the new office building at 412 Sparks Street;

 

2.                  Issue the Heritage Permit for 412 Sparks Street with a three year-expiry date from the date of approval; and

 

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

 

(Note 1: The statutory 90-day timeline for consideration of this application under the Ontario Heritage Act will expire on October 5, 2011.)

 

(Note 2: 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.)

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

5.             ZONING – 3905 INNES ROAD

 

ZONAGE – 3905, CHEMIN INNES

 

 

Committee recommendationS as amended

 

(This matter is Subject to Bill 51)

 

That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 3905 Innes Road from Residential First Density, Subzone W (R1W) to Local Commercial, Subzone 6, Exception [xxx], holding (LC6[xxx] h), as shown in Document 1 and detailed in Document 2, as amended by the following:

1.                  All uses are to provide direct access to Innes Road;

2.                  An opaque screen a height of 3.0 m is to be provided along the east property line;

3.                  An opaque screen a minimum height of 2.5 metre measured from the average grade of the property and Tooney Drive adjacent to the subject site is to be provided along the north property line; and

 

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

 

CARRIED

 


 

 

6.             ZONING - 2820 NAVAN ROAD

 

ZONAGE – 2820, CHEMIN NAVAN

 

 

Committee recommendation as amended

 

(This matter is Subject to Bill 51)

 

That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 2820 Navan Road from Development Reserve (DR) to Minor Institutional Zone, Exception xxx (I1[xxx]), as shown in Document 1 and detailed in Document 2, as amended to read: “Day care, to a maximum of 600 square metres” (rather than 300 square metres); and

 

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

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

7.             ZONING2695 PAGÉ ROAD

 

ZONAGE – 2695, CHEMIN PAGÉ

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

(This matter is Subject to Bill 51)

 

That Council approve an amendment to Zoning By law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 2695 Page Road from Development Reserve, DR to Residential Third Density, Subzone Z, Exception [xxx], R3Z [xxx] as shown in Document 1 and as detailed in Document 2.

 

CARRIED

 


 

 

8.             ZONING - 3895 GREENBANK ROAD

 

ZONAGE – 3895, CHEMIN GREENBANK

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

(This matter is Subject to Bill 51)

 

That Council approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 3895 Greenbank Road from Development Reserve Zone (DR) to Residential First Density Subzone Z (R1Z) as shown on Document 1.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

9.             ZONING – 1110 LONGFIELDS DRIVE

 

ZONAGE - 1110, PROMENADE LONGFIELDS

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

(This matter is Subject to Bill 51)

 

That Council approve an amendment to Zoning By law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 1110 Longfields Drive from Development Reserve Zone (DR) to Minor Institutional Zone, Subzone A (I1A), as shown in Document 1.

 

CARRIED

 


 

 

10.          ZONING – 980 AND 1420 EARL ARMSTRONG ROAD

 

ZONAGE – 980 ET 1420, CHEMIN EARL-ARMSTONG

 

 

Committee recommendation as amended

 

(This matter is Subject to Bill 51)

 

That Council approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 to change the zoning of 980 and 1420 Earl Armstrong Road from DR – Development Reserve to GMXX[xxxx] Sxxx – General Mixed Use Zone Subzone XX exception xxxx Schedule xxx, R5Z [xxxx] Sxxx – Residential Fifth Density Subzone Z exception [xxxx] Schedule xxx, R5Z [yyyy] Sxxx – Residential Fifth Density Subzone Z exception [yyyy] Schedule xxx and O1 - Parks and Open Space Zone as shown in Document 1 and as detailed in Documents 2 and 3, and that a modification be made to the proposed Zoning By-law to exclude the Park and Ride lands from the By-law.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

11.          FRONT-ENDING AGREEMENT FOR VISTA PARK

 

ENTENTE INITIALE RELATIVE AU PARC VISTA

 

 

Committee recommendationS as amended

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve a Front-Ending Agreement with Minto Communities Inc. for the construction of Vista Park, a 4.18 ha Community Park located at 720 Vistapark Drive in the Avalon South community, based on the Council approved front-ending Policy in Document 2, with the final form and content of the Front-Ending Agreement being in accordance with the principles set out in Document 3 to the satisfaction of the of the Deputy City Manager, Infrastructure Services and Community Sustainability and the City Clerk and Solicitor;

 

2.                  Approve an exception to the Front-Ending Policy to include a community park;

 

3.                  Approve acceptance of a certified cheque in the amount of $500,000 and the balance of $1,351,000 as a letter of credit to a total amount of $1,851,000 so that the City can begin construction of Vista Park; and

 

4.                  Authorise the expenditure of $1,851,000 to reimburse Minto Communities Inc. for the construction of Vista Park subject to the execution of the Front-Ending Agreement, with reimbursement to occur in two equal instalments of $925,500 in 2013 and 2014 respectively.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

12.          RIDEAU STREET VISION STATEMENT AND GUIDING PRINCIPLES

 

ÉNONCÉ DE VISION ET PRINCIPES DIRECTEURS CONCERNANT LA RUE RIDEAU

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council approve Document 1, the Rideau Street Vision Statement and Guiding Principles, as determined by local stakeholders, to inform future projects, studies, policies and planning for the area.

 

MOTION NO. 18/5

 

Moved by Councillor M. Fleury

Seconded by Councillor J. Harder

 

WHEREAS Report ACS2011-ICS-PGM-0119 recommends approval of the Rideau Street Vision Statement and Guiding Principles; and

WHEREAS a community member spoke at Planning Committee regarding an issue that was not addressed in the report;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council add the following amendment to Report ACS2011-ICS-PGM-0119:

1.      That Guideline 1 have the following bullet added:

·         Ensures that the Besserer and George Streets façades of developments fronting on Rideau Street are designed to reflect the scale and character of their adjoining neighbourhoods.

CARRIED

 

Item 12 of Planning Committee Report 14 was then put to Council and was CARRIED as amended by Motion No. 18/5.

 

 

 

13.          AIRPORT AND EMPLOYMENT POLICY HEARING: PROPOSED OFFICIAL PLAN MODIFICATIONS

 

AUDIENCE SUR LES POLITIQUES EN MATIÈRE D’EMPLOI ET DE L’AÉROPORT – CHANGEMENTS PROPOSÉS AU PLAN OFFICIEL

 

 

Committee recommendation

 

That Council endorse the modifications to Official Plan Amendment No. 76 as set out in Document 1.

 

CARRIED

 

 

TRANSIT COMMISSION REPORT 6

 

1.             DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY - REQUESTS FOR DONATION OF SURPLUS VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT

 

DÉLÉGATION DE POUVOIR – DEMANDES DE DON DE VÉHICULES ET ÉQUIPEMENT EXCÉDENTAIRES

 

 

Commission recommendationS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Delegate to Transit Commission the authority to waive section (41) (4) under the Purchasing By-law in order to allow Transit Commission to consider donation requests for surplus Transit Services’ vehicles and equipment; and

 

2.                  Subject to approval of Recommendation 1 above, the exercise of this delegated authority shall be reported to Council on an annual basis.

 

CARRIED

 


 

 

2.             CAPITAL ADJUSTMENTS AND CLOSING OF PROJECTS – TRANSIT

 

AJUSTEMENT DU BUDGET DES IMMOBILISATIONS ET CESSATION DE PROJETS FINANCÉS PAR RECETTES FISCALES – TRANSPORT EN COMMUN

 

 

Commission recommendationS

 

That Council:

 

1.                  Approve the budget adjustments as detailed in Document 1;

 

2.                  Authorize the closing of capital projects listed in Document 2, the funding of deficits as identified and the return of balance of funds to funding sources;

 

3.                  Permit those projects in Document 3 that qualify for closure, to remain open; and

 

4.                  Receive the budget adjustments in Document 4 undertaken in accordance with the Delegation of Authority By-law 2009-231, as amended, as they pertain to capital works.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

3.             OC Transpo Pension Plan alternative payment arrangements

 

Autres modalités de paiement liées au Régime de pension d’OC Transpo

 

 

Commission recommendationS

That Council:

 

1.         Approve the issuance of letter(s) of credit to offset some or all of the special payments required to fund a Solvency Deficit on the OC Transpo Pension Plan in accordance with the Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made under the Pension Standards Act. 1985 (Regulations); and


 

2.         Authorize the Treasurer to apply to the Royal Bank of Canada to provide the letter(s) of credit in an amount determined by the Treasurer, to enter into a Trust agreement with RBC Dexia and to do all things necessary to issue such letter(s) of credit.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

4.             CUPE LOCAL 5500- COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT RATIFICATION

 

RATIFICATION DE LA CONVENTION COLLECTIVE – SECTION LOCALE 5500 DU SCFP

 

 

CommiSSION Recommendation

 

That Council ratify the settlement proposed for resolution of all outstanding collective bargaining issues for the renewal of the CUPE 5500 collective agreement for the period April 1st, 2011, to March 31st, 2015 and that the CUPE 5500 collective agreement be made public upon ratification by Council.

 

CARRIED

 

 

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 2.

 

RECEIVED

 

 


Motion to Adopt Reports

 

MOTION NO. 18/6

 

Moved by Councillor D. Chernushenko

Seconded by Councillor M. Wilkinson

 

That the report from the President and CEO, Manotick Mill Quarter Community Development Corporation entitled “Manotick Mill quarter Community Development Corporation – 2010 Annual Report”; report from the City Clerk and solicitor entitled “Status Update – Council Inquiries and Motions for the Period Ending 19 August 2011”; report from the Deputy City Manager, Infrastructure Services and Community Sustainability entitled “Stimulus Fund Program – Status Update”; a report from the Deputy City Manager, Infrastructure Services and Community Sustainability entitled “Solid Waste Services-Collection Contracts: In-House Bid Authority-Managed Competition”; Police Services Board Citizen Appointment Selections Committee Report 1; Community and Protective Services Committee Report 7; Finance and Economic Development Committee Report 10; Planning Committee Reports 12A and 14; and Transit Commission Report 6, be received and adopted as amended.

 

CARRIED

 

 

Motions Requiring Suspension of the Rules of Procedure

 

MOTION NO. 18/7

 

Moved by Councillor M. Taylor

Seconded by Councillor S. Qadri

 

That the Rules of Procedure be suspended to consider the following motion, as initial preparations for the conference must begin immediately and Council does not meet again until September 14, 2011.

 

WHEREAS the Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA) holds an annual Learning Symposium in representative municipalities across Ontario; and

 

WHEREAS the City of Ottawa last hosted the annual OMSSA Learning Symposium in 2004; and

 

WHEREAS the Symposium is expected to bring over 500 delegates to the city from June 16 to June 19, 2013;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Community and Social Services Department be directed to assume the role of the officially designated host for the 2013 Learning Symposium on behalf of the City of Ottawa; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the commitment of the City to the 2013 OMSSA Learning Conference be in-kind service and staff support.

 

CARRIED

 

MOTION NO. 18/8

 

Moved by Councillor M. Fleury

Seconded by Councillor S. Blais

 

That the Rules of Procedure be suspended to consider the following motion, as it is of the utmost importance to correct an error found in a report approved by Council on 13 July 2011, as quickly as possible.

 

WHEREAS City Council at its meeting of 13 July 2011 considered and approved a report from the Director, Real Estate Partnerships and Development Office entitled “Arts Court Redevelopment – Implementation”, contained in Finance and Economic Development Committee Report 9, Item 2, ACS2011-CMR-REP-0020; and

 

WHEREAS subsequent to Council’s approval of this report, a typographical error was discovered in the French version of Recommendation 2; namely, the amount of funding to be requested from the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund was incorrectly stated as “de 8 millions de dollars”; and

 

WHEREAS the English version of Recommendation 2 was correct and was approved by Council, as follows:

 

2.   Direct staff to submit an application to the Department of Canadian Heritage for funding in the amount of $9.0 Million from the Canada Cultural Spaces Fund as described in this report and identified in Document 8;


 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council direct staff to correct the French version of Recommendation 2 in the report from the Director, Real Estate Partnerships and Development Office entitled “Arts Court Redevelopment – Implementation”, contained in Finance and Economic Development Committee Report 9, Item 2, ACS2011-CMR-REP-0020, to read as follows:

 

2.  de demander au personnel de présenter au  ministère du Patrimoine canadien une demande de financement de 9 millions de dollars au Fonds du Canada pour les espaces culturels tel que décrit dans le présent rapport et désigné dans le document 8;

 

CARRIED

 

 

Notices of Motion (For Consideration at Subsequent Meeting)

 

MOTION

 

Moved by Councillor S. Desroches

Seconded by Councillor A. Hubley

 

WHEREAS section 37 of the Purchasing By-law addresses unsatisfactory supplier performance in terms of failure to meet contract specifications, terms and conditions or for Health and Safety violations; and

 

WHEREAS the City Treasurer may, in consultation with the City Clerk and Solicitor, prohibit an unsatisfactory supplier from bidding on future contracts; and

 

WHEREAS there is a concern that unsatisfactory suppliers who may be prohibited from bidding on City contracts may attempt to circumvent the prohibition by bidding under a different legal name; and

 

WHEREAS in order to prevent unsatisfactory suppliers from circumventing the bidding prohibition, it is necessary to amend section 37 of the Purchasing By-law;

 

THERFORE BE IT RESOLVED that section 37 of the Purchasing By-law be amended to read as follows:

 

            “SUPPLIER PERFORMANCE

 

37. (1)        The Director shall document evidence and advise Supply Branch in writing where the performance of a supplier has been unsatisfactory in terms of failure to meet contract specifications, terms and conditions or for Health and Safety violations.

 

(2)        The City Treasurer may, in consultation with the City Solicitor, prohibit an unsatisfactory supplier from bidding on future contracts.

 

(3)        For the purposes of this section, the term “supplier” shall mean a supplier of goods and/or services and any principal, director or officer of that supplier, bidding directly for City contracts, or indirectly through another legal entity.

 

 

MOTION

 

Moved by Councillor S. Blais

Seconded by Councillor S. Moffatt

 

WHEREAS, according to the Government of Ontario, second-hand smoke contains over 4,000 toxins (poisonous chemicals that are harmful to the body), 50 of which are known to cause cancer; and

 

WHEREAS exposure to second-hand smoke causes children to suffer more frequent ear infections and lung problems, including coughing, wheezing, bronchitis, croup, and even asthma and pneumonia; and

 

WHEREAS, according to statistics quoted by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, approximately 6,300 non-smokers die each year from exposure to second-hand smoke; and

 

WHEREAS every resident, including children, people with respiratory illnesses and tourists should be able to enjoy Ottawa’s summer without the threats posed by second-hand smoke; and

 

WHEREAS the City of Ottawa showed leadership ten years ago by passing two smoke free Ottawa by-laws for both workplaces and public places; and

 

WHEREAS the Smoke-Free Ontario Act establishes a minimum standard applicable across the Province, thereby allowing municipalities the ability to pass more restrictive by-laws; and

 

WHEREAS staff have indicated that the work for an update to these by-laws can be accommodated within existing resources;


 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that City Council request that the Ottawa Board of Health review and report back on the public health value of the City of Ottawa becoming completely smoke-free at public beaches and parks and all outdoor patios and terraces prior to 8 p.m., including any related recommendations they would make regarding an update in this regard to the City of Ottawa’s smoke free by-laws; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that, subject to the Board of Health’s approval of Council’s request, By-law and Regulatory Services work with Ottawa Public Health on a recommended update to Ottawa’s smoke-free by-laws based on the results of the review listed above and including any operational and enforcement considerations; and report back to Community and Protective Services Committee and Council in time to be implemented prior to Spring 2012.

 

 

MOTION

 

Moved by Councillor M. McRae

Seconded by Mayor J. Watson

 

WHEREAS the recently approved Term of Council Priorities and Objectives identifies Environmental Stewardship as a Strategic Priority that includes a focus on long-term sustainability and reducing the city’s environmental footprint; and

 

WHEREAS the City of Ottawa is committed to moving forward on renewable energy, and air quality issues; and

 

WHEREAS Enbridge Inc. is intending to make an application to the Ontario Energy Board to permit a program by which biomethane (Renewable Natural Gas) can be accepted directly into their pipeline system; and

 

WHEREAS this utilization of methane, as opposed to discharge to the atmosphere, will reduce the discharge of harmful pollutants to the environment;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Ottawa endorses in principle this initiative and encourages the Ontario Energy Board to give it careful review.

 


The following was put forward as a Notice of Motion. However,  Mayor Watson ruled it OUT OF ORDER, due to the fact Council had previously (i.e. at the Council meeting of July 13, 2011) suspended the Rules of Procedure to revisit this matter, that was originally considered by Council on April 13, 2011.

 

 

MOTION

 

Moved by Councillor P. Clark

Seconded by Councillor R. Bloess

 

WHEREAS the residents and businesses in Bell’s Corners have spoken loud and clear about their preference for maintaining the status quo; and

 

WHEREAS according to the City’s own commemorative naming policy, approved on July 24, 2002, any application for a naming change goes to the Commemorative Naming Committee and if approved is then subjected to a 60 day public consultation phase; and

 

WHEREAS the changes proposed put not only the integrity of the commemorative naming process into question but the integrity of the public consultation process; and

 

WHEREAS Richmond Road is one of this area’s earliest tool roads, a road having significant historical importance and key to the settlement and development of Canada’s capital; and

 

WHEREAS many businesses do not recall receiving the original survey and of those some thought the survey a questionnaire and some were under the belief that they only needed to return said questionnaire if they supported any proposed changes; and

 

WHEREAS an independent citizens group contacted the Ottawa Fire Services and the Ottawa Police to determine if there was serious confusion in the present street names and were told that street names are uploaded into the 911 database which allows them to respond accordingly and problems exist throughout the city but they manage; and

 

WHEREAS a petition containing 415 signatures asking council to keep the present street names together with a document setting out the results of a survey conducted of Richmond and Robertson Road businesses was tabled at the July 13th council meeting, showing that 74% of Bells Corners businesses were in favour of no change;

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the historic name of Richmond Road and the commemorative name of Robertson Road be maintained in its present form; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT this item rise to Council on September 14th.

 


Motion to Introduce By-laws                                                                          

 

MOTION NO. 18/9

 

Moved by Councillor D. Chernushenko

Seconded by Councillor M. Wilkinson

 

That the following by-laws be enacted and passed:

 

          Third Reading

 

2011-285                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to provide for drainage works in the City of Ottawa to be known as the Hazeldean Road Municipal Drain.

 

                                                                                                             Three Readings

 

2011-286                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume them for public use.

 

2011-287                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Kinghaven Crescent).

 

2011-288                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Terry Fox Drive).

 

2011-289                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Richmond Road).

 

2011-290                  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.

 

2011-291                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2003-499 respecting fire routes.

 

2011-292                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at 1908 Carling Avenue as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

 

2011-293                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2011-28 respecting delegation of authority to various officers of the City.

 

2011-294                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (Birchland Crescent, Adamson Crescent, Rockson Crescent).

 

2011-295                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume it for public use (West Hunt Club Road).

 

2011-296                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume them for public use.

 

2011-297                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2003-530 regulating traffic and parking on highways.

 

2011-298                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2005-322 respecting municipal addressing.

 

2011-299                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2002-521 respecting private roadways.

 

2011-300                  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 1110 Longfields Drive.

 

2011-301                  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 801 Eagleson Road.

 

2011-302                  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 2695 Page Road.

 

2011-303                  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 2820 Navan Road.

 

2011-304                  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 3905 Innes Road.

 

2011-305                  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 part of 3895 Greenbank Road.

 

2011-306                  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 980 and 1420 Earl Armstrong Road.

 

2011-307                  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 316, 318 and 324 Bruyere Street and 317 and 321 St. Andrew Street.

 

2011-308                  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 within the Old Ottawa East Community Design Plan area.

 

2011-309                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend the Official Plan for the City of Ottawa to implement the Old Ottawa East Community Design Plan.

 

2011-310                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to provide for the partial abandonment of drainage works in the City of Ottawa – Monahan Creek Municipal Drain.

 

2011-311                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to provide for the partial abandonment of drainage works in the City of Ottawa – Flewellyn Municipal Drain.

 

2011-312                  A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2007-338 to appoint Municipal Law Enforcement Officers in the Safety, Business Services and Customer Relations Branch of the Transit Services Department.

 

CARRIED

 

MOTION NO. 18/10

 

Moved by Councillor D. Chernushenko

Seconded by Councillor M. Wilkinson

 

BE IT RESOLVED That the Rules of Procedure be waived to resolve In Camera pursuant to Subsections 13. (1) (e) litigation or potential litigation, affecting the City, including matters before administrative tribunals; and, (f) the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose, of the Procedure By-law (By-law 2006-462), as amended, to receive an update on the Friends of Lansdowne Inc. appeal and the Lansdowne Park Conservancy court  application. Specifically, Council will receive a briefing from the City Clerk and Solicitor on these matters.

 

                                                                                                             CARRIED

 

 

Council resolved In Camera at 2:00 p.m.

 

IN CAMERA SESSION

 

IN COUNCIL

 

Council resumed in open session at 3:10 p.m.

 

Upon resuming in open session, Mayor Watson indicated that Council had met In Camera for a briefing from the City Clerk and Solicitor on matters related to the Friends of Lansdowne Inc. appeal and the Lansdowne Park Conservancy court application. There were no votes taken during the In-Camera session.

 

 

Confirmation By-law

 

MOTION NO. 18/11

 

Moved by Councillor D. Chernushenko

Seconded by Councillor M. Wilkinson

 

THAT By-law 2011-313 to confirm the proceedings of Council be enacted and passed.

 

CARRIED

 

 

Inquiries

 

From Councillor K. Hobbs regarding Gladstone Station.

From Councillor T. Tierney regarding Ontario Works payments.

From Councillor S. Blais regarding Park and Playground Materials.

From Mayor J. Watson regarding Provincial Uploading.

 

 

Adjournment

 

Council adjourned the meeting at 3:15 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CITY CLERK

 

MAYOR