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2005-06-13 City Council

Event date: Monday, June 13, 2005, at 6:30 PM

Agenda - Minutes

City Council Agenda
June 13, 2005 at 6:30 PM - Council Chambers

The Lord’s Prayer

Thirty Seconds Of Silent Prayer

National Anthem

Ceremonial Presentations – Mayor’s Youth Awards

1. Adoption of Minutes

Minutes of the meetings of Council held on:

a) May 24, 2005

b) June 7, 2005

2. Disclosure Of Pecuniary Interest

3. Delegations – Items on the Agenda

a) Planning Committee Report

Robert Lapum will make a delegation regarding item 3 of Planning Committee Report #7 (Application for Site Plan Approval - 900 Dutton Road).

b) Committee of the Whole Report

Andrew Booth will make a delegation regarding item 10 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report).

Jim Godby will make a delegation regarding item 10 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report).

Amelia Crawford will make a delegation regarding item 10 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report).

Don Down will make a delegation regarding item 10 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report).

Jennifer and Chandler Borland will make a delegation regarding item 10 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report).

Allison Rodriguez will make a delegation regarding item 10 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report).

Bill Lockington will make a delegation regarding item 10 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report).

Terry McLaren will make a delegation regarding item 10 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report).

Stop the Camera Coalition will make a delegation regarding item 11 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Video Surveillance Policy).

Mr. Roy Brady representing Linda Slavin will make a delegation regarding item 14 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Letter from Walk, Wheel, Ride for Dignity).

c) Other Items on this Agenda

None at this time.

4. Reports And Communications

a) Planning Committee Report No. 7

Planning Committee meeting of May 30, 2005

b) Committee of the Whole Report No. 16

Committee of the Whole meeting of May 30, 2005

c) Committee of the Whole Report No. 17

Committee of the Whole meeting of June 6, 2005

d) Committee of the Whole Report No. 18

Committee of the Whole meeting of June 13, 2005

5. Notices Of Motion

There were no notices of motion.

6. By-Laws

05–113 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (Airport Pond Filling Compensation)

05–114 Being A By-Law To Adopt Optional Tools For The Purposes Of Administering Limits For The Commercial, Industrial And Multi-Residential Property

05–115 Being A By-Law To Adopt Optional Tools For The Purposes Of Administering Limits For Eligible Properties Within The Meaning Of Section 331 (New Construction) For The Commercial, Industrial And Multi-Residential Property Classes

05–116 Being A By-Law To Authorize Specific Complaints To The Assessment Review Board

05–117 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Drain Bros. Excavating Limited For The Winner’s Turning Lane At Clonsilla Avenue – Q-09-05

05–118 Being A By-Law For The Weller Street Reconstruction (T-21-05) To Authorize The Staged Closure (Local Traffic Only) Of Weller Street From Walton Street To Monaghan Road From September 5, 2005 To October 30, 2005

05–119 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Acquisition Of Part Lot 7, Concession 11, Formerly In The Township Of North Monaghan, Now In The City Of Peterborough, County Of Peterborough Designated As Parts 1 And 2 On Reference Plan 45R-13376 (Part of 766 Brealey Drive)

05–120 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And The Hunt Brothers Ltd. (Contractual Cleaning Services At Peterborough City Hall and Peterborough Police Station)

05–121 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Replacement Of Storm And Sanitary Sewer On Weller Street From 574 Weller Street To Walton Street Including Associated Restoration At An Estimated Cost Of $340,710.22 And The Issuing Of Debentures To A Maximum Of $250,000 To Finance The Work

05–122 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning By-Law (For 544 McDonnel Street)

05–123 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Accurex Inc. For The Weller Street East Storm And Sanitary Sewer Replacement – T-21-05

05–124 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Accurex Inc. For The Meadowview Road Remedial Subdrainage – Q-10-05

05–125 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Transfer Of The Kingswood Community Centre At 993 Talwood Drive, In The City Of Peterborough

05-126 Being A By-Law To Amend Chapter 16 Of The City Of Peterborough Municipal Code (Procedural By-Law)

7. Other Business

8. By-Law To Approve Actions Of Council

05-127 Confirming by-law of the proceedings of the Council at its meeting held on June 13, 2005

9. Adjournment


City Council Minutes
June 13, 2005 at 6:30 PM - Council Chambers

Roll Call:

Councillor Cahill
Councillor Clarke, First Deputy Mayor
Councillor Doris
Councillor Eggleton
Councillor Guiel
Councillor Hall
Councillor Herring
Councillor Juby
Councillor Rexe
Councillor Vass

Absent:

Mayor Sutherland

Ceremonial Presentation

Councillor Eggleton introduced the Members of the Mayor’s Youth Committee for 2005-2006.

Minutes of May 2, 2005

Moved by Councillor Rexe, seconded by Councillor Vass

That the Minutes of the meetings of Council held on May 24 and June 7, 2005, be confirmed.

“CARRIED”

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest

Councillor Rexe declared an interest in Report USEC05-025 (Committee of the Whole Report No. 16, Item 1 - Curtis Creek Realignment at Centre Street) because his former partner’s son owns property along Curtis Creek.

Councillor Doris declared an interest in Report CA005-006 PHC Board Appointments (Report No. 17, Item 7) because one of the appointees, Randy Northey, is his son-in-law.

Councillor Guiel declared an interest in Report CSD5-004 (Committee of the Whole Report No. 17, Item 10 – Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report) as the proposed parking lot would be in front of his home.

Councillor Juby declared an interest in Report USEC05-025 (Committee of the Whole Report No. 16, Item 1 - Curtis Creek Realignment at Centre Street) because one of his clients owns an abutting property.

Delegations

a) Planning Committee

Mr. Robert Lapum made a delegation regarding item 3 of Planning Committee Report #7 (Application for Site Plan Approval - 900 Dutton Road).

b) Committee Of The Whole

Andrew Booth made a delegation regarding item 10 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report).

Jim Godby made a delegation regarding item 10 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report).

Amelia Crawford made a delegation regarding item 10 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report).

Don Down made a delegation regarding item 10 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report).

Chandler Borland made a delegation regarding item 10 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report).

Allison Rodriguez made a delegation regarding item 10 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report).

Terry McLaren made a delegation regarding item 10 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report).

Ken Grainger made a delegation regarding item 10 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report).

Jane Burns and Roy Brady of Stop the Camera Coalition made a delegation regarding item 11 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Video Surveillance Policy).

Roy Smith made a delegation regarding item 11 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Video Surveillance Policy).

Joanne Bazak and Roy Brady, representing Linda Slavin, Roy Smith made a delegation regarding item 11 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Video Surveillance Policy)

Max Murray made a delegation regarding item 11 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Video Surveillance Policy)

Kathy Langley made a delegation regarding item 11 of Committee of the Whole Report #17 (Video Surveillance Policy)

Rennie Marshall made a delegation regarding item 4 of Committee of the Whole Report #18 (GPAEDC Agreement)

Gary Larson made a delegation regarding item 4 of Committee of the Whole Report #18 (GPAEDC Agreement)

c) City Council

There were no delegations

Committee Reports

Report Number 7 of the Planning Committee

Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Cahill.

That Report Number 7 of the Planning Committee Meeting of May 30, 2005, be approved.

“CARRIED”

Report Number 16 of the Committee of the Whole

Moved by Councillor Juby, seconded by Councillor Guiel

That Report Number 16 of the Committee of the Whole Meeting of May 30, 2005, be approved.

“CARRIED”

Report Number 17 of the Committee of the Whole

Moved by Councillor Juby, seconded by Councillor Vass

That Report Number 17 of the Committee of the Whole Meeting of June 6, 2005, be approved.

Moved by Councillor Juby, seconded by Councillor Guiel

That Items 10 and 11 be separated out and voted on individually.

“CARRIED”

Moved by Councillor Rexe, seconded by Councillor Doris

That Item 10 be separated from Item 11.

“CARRIED”


Moved by Councillor Rexe, seconded by Councillor Doris

That items 10(g) and 10(h) be separated out and voted on separately, due to Councillor Guiel’s conflict of interest.

(g) Direct City staff not to proceed with the initial proposal to develop a parking lot in King Edward Park; and, in consultation with local residents, park users, the YMCA, and neighbouring businesses and institutions, to pursue a variety of parking alternatives/ solutions such as: intensified on-street parking; negotiated shared use of existing lots; and coordinated park use;

(h) Direct City staff to re-allocate the funds originally proposed for the construction of a parking lot in King Edward Park to undertake a Traffic Impact Study of the area to identify and address existing and anticipated local traffic issues in the context of the new YMCA development;

Moved by Councillor Rexe

That the Question be Put.

“CARRIED”

Upon the original motion of Councillor’s Rexe and Doris to separate items 10 (g) and (h), the motion carried.

Councillor Guiel indicated now that items 10 (g) and (h) have been dealt with he no longer has a conflict of interest and will vote on the balance of Report 10.

Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Rexe

That Item 10(f) of Report No. 17 be deleted.

(f) Direct City staff to develop a proposal call for the sale and adaptive re-use of the King Edward School building with the intent of recovering the City’s initial purchase investment; and applying any resulting surplus funds to the YMCA’s capital campaign;

Moved by Councillor Rexe

That item 10(f) be separated completely from Report 17, item 10.

“CARRIED”

Moved by Councillor Rexe

That the Question be Put.

“CARRIED”

Councillor Cahill requested a recorded vote on the deletion of item 10(f).

Yea

Nay

Councillor Herring

Councillor Eggleton

Councillor Guiel

Councillor Juby

Councillor Vass

Councillor Cahill

Councillor Hall

Councillor Doris

Councillor Rexe

Deputy Mayor Clarke

“CARRIED”

Councillor Doris requested permission to introduce a motion at this time.

Moved by Councillor Rexe, seconded by Councillor Hall

That Councillor Doris be permitted to introduce a motion at this time.

“CARRIED”

Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Rexe

That the King Edward School property be transferred to the YMCA at a price of $50,000, and that a by-law be passed to authorize the transfer of the property.

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Doris

That the meeting be extended beyond the hour of 10:00 p.m. to complete the business of Council.

“CARRIED”

Upon the original motion of Councillor’s Doris and Rexe, the motion carried.

Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Hall

That Items 10(i) and (j) be deleted.

(i) Express its intention to relocate the Peterborough Day Care Centre; however, that the relocation not occur until such time as this Council, within its current term, can consider recently announced federal/ provincial initiatives and reports from the Social Services Department to determine the City’s future directions for the provision of daycare services;

(j) Direct staff to establish and maintain communication and consultation with stakeholder groups with a vested interest in the future of Peterborough Day Care Centre to ensure the smooth and seamless transition of the Peterborough Day Care Centre programs to another site of comparable quality;

“CARRIED”

Moved by Councillor Juby, seconded by Councillor Cahill

That Items 10(a), 10(b) and 10(c) be deleted and replaced with the following:

That the YMCA be instructed to have their staff begin the Request for Proposal process for disposal of the current YMCA, but be it known that the City of Peterborough has no interest in, or intention to, become the owner of any portion of the YMCA site.

Should the YMCA fail to receive offers to purchase of 1.5 million dollars or more, the City of Peterborough, as part of its contribution to the YMCA capital campaign, shall make up any shortfall, thus assuring the YMCA of 1.5 million dollars from the sale of its current building.

“LOST”

Moved by Councillor Rexe, seconded by Councillor Hall

That Item 10(l) be amended by replacing the words “receive the findings” and with “adopt the recommendations”.

“CARRIED”

Moved by Councillor Juby, seconded by Councillor Cahill

That Item 11(f) (Video Surveillance Policy) be deferred to allow representatives of the DBIA to address a meeting of the Committee of the Whole.

“CARRIED”

Moved by Councillor Rexe, seconded by Councillor Vass

That Item 12 (Report PLPD05-049 Sale of the Kingswood Centre) be referred back to staff for a detailed comparison of the two offers received to purchase the Kingswood Centre.

“CARRIED”

Moved by Councillor Guiel, seconded by Councillor Hall

That Councillor Rexe be directed to arrange for a contribution of $2,000 to Walk, Wheel, Ride for Dignity to cover insurance.

“CARRIED”

Moved by Councillor Rexe

That the Question be Put.

“CARRIED”

Upon the original motion of Councillors Juby and Vass regarding Report 17, the motion carried.

Report Number 18 of the Committee of the Whole

Moved by Councillor Juby, seconded by Councillor Eggleton

That Report Number 18 of the Committee of the Whole Meeting of June 13, 2005, be approved.

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Rexe

That the Agreement attached to the report be amended by inserting the word “reasonable” in the third sentence of paragraph 6.01 before the phrase “arising from the termination” and by inserting the phrase “for which the County and City may be responsible” after the phrase “arising from the termination”.

CARRIED”

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Herring

That paragraph 6.02 be deleted.

Moved by Councillor Guiel

That the Question be Put.

“CARRIED”

Upon the motion of Councillors Hall and Herring to delete paragraph 6.02, the motion lost.

Upon the original motion of Councillors Juby and Eggleton regarding Report 18, the motion carried.

Notices Of Motion

There were no notices of motion.

By-Laws

Moved by Councillor Cahill, seconded by Councillor Doris

That the following by-laws be read a first and second time:

05–113 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (Airport Pond Filling Compensation)

05–114 Being A By-Law To Adopt Optional Tools For The Purposes Of Administering Limits For The Commercial, Industrial And Multi-Residential Property

5–115 Being A By-Law To Adopt Optional Tools For The Purposes Of Administering Limits For Eligible Properties Within The Meaning Of Section 331 (New Construction) For The Commercial, Industrial And Multi-Residential Property Classes

05–116 Being A By-Law To Authorize Specific Complaints To The Assessment Review Board

05–117 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Drain Bros. Excavating Limited For The Winner’s Turning Lane At Clonsilla Avenue – Q-09-05

05–118 Being A By-Law For The Weller Street Reconstruction (T-21-05) To Authorize The Staged Closure (Local Traffic Only) Of Weller Street From Walton Street To Monaghan Road From September 5, 2005 To October 30, 2005

05–119 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Acquisition Of Part Lot 7, Concession 11, Formerly In The Township Of North Monaghan, Now In The City Of Peterborough, County Of Peterborough Designated As Parts 1 And 2 On Reference Plan 45R-13376 (Part of 766 Brealey Drive)

05–120 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And The Hunt Brothers Ltd. (Contractual Cleaning Services At Peterborough City Hall and Peterborough Police Station)

05–121 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Replacement Of Storm And Sanitary Sewer On Weller Street From 574 Weller Street To Walton Street Including Associated Restoration At An Estimated Cost Of $340,710.22 And The Issuing Of Debentures To A Maximum Of $250,000 To Finance The Work

05–122 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning By-Law (For 544 McDonnel Street)

05–123 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Accurex Inc. For The Weller Street East Storm And Sanitary Sewer Replacement – T-21-05

05–124 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Accurex Inc. For The Meadowview Road Remedial Subdrainage – Q-10-05

At this time, By-Law 05–125, “ Being A By-Law To Authorize The Transfer Of The Kingswood Community Centre At 993 Talwood Drive, In The City Of Peterborough” was withdrawn, as Council referred Item 12 of Committee of the Whole Report No. 17 back to staff.

05-126 Being A By-Law To Amend Chapter 16 Of The City Of Peterborough Municipal Code (Procedural By-Law)

Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Guiel

That the following By-Law be introduced at this time:

05-125 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Transfer Of The King Edward School Property At 119 Aylmer Street, In The City Of Peterborough, In The County Of Peterborough, The Peterborough Family Y.M.C.A.

“CARRIED”

Upon the original motion of Councillors Cahill and Doris, the motion carried.

Moved by Councillor Cahill, seconded by Councillor Doris

That the following by-laws be read a third time:

05–113 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (Airport Pond Filling Compensation)

05–114 Being A By-Law To Adopt Optional Tools For The Purposes Of Administering Limits For The Commercial, Industrial And Multi-Residential Property

05–115 Being A By-Law To Adopt Optional Tools For The Purposes Of Administering Limits For Eligible Properties Within The Meaning Of Section 331 (New Construction) For The Commercial, Industrial And Multi-Residential Property Classes

05–116 Being A By-Law To Authorize Specific Complaints To The Assessment Review Board

05–117 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Drain Bros. Excavating Limited For The Winner’s Turning Lane At Clonsilla Avenue – Q-09-05

05–118 Being A By-Law For The Weller Street Reconstruction (T-21-05) To Authorize The Staged Closure (Local Traffic Only) Of Weller Street From Walton Street To Monaghan Road From September 5, 2005 To October 30, 2005

05–119 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Acquisition Of Part Lot 7, Concession 11, Formerly In The Township Of North Monaghan, Now In The City Of Peterborough, County Of Peterborough Designated As Parts 1 And 2 On Reference Plan 45R-13376 (Part of 766 Brealey Drive)

05–120 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And The Hunt Brothers Ltd. (Contractual Cleaning Services At Peterborough City Hall and Peterborough Police Station)

05–121 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Replacement Of Storm And Sanitary Sewer On Weller Street From 574 Weller Street To Walton Street Including Associated Restoration At An Estimated Cost Of $340,710.22 And The Issuing Of Debentures To A Maximum Of $250,000 To Finance The Work

05–122 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning By-Law (For 544 McDonnel Street)

05–123 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Accurex Inc. For The Weller Street East Storm And Sanitary Sewer Replacement – T-21-05

05–124 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Accurex Inc. For The Meadowview Road Remedial Subdrainage – Q-10-05

05-125 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Transfer Of The King Edward School Property At 119 Aylmer Street, In The City Of Peterborough, In The County Of Peterborough to The Peterborough Family Y.M.C.A.”

05-126 Being A By-Law To Amend Chapter 16 Of The City Of Peterborough Municipal Code (Procedural By-Law)

“CARRIED”

Other Business

Moved by Councillor Vass, seconded by Councillor Hall

That Linda Slavin’s letter regarding Walk, Wheel, Ride for Dignity be referred to staff for a report on recommendations for a policy to cover future requests of a similar nature.

“CARRIED”

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Vass

That Brian Horton, Director of Finance and Administrative Services, prepare a report for Council on the financial impact of new legislation related to the OMERS Act, which transfers responsibility from the Province to municipalities, and Emergency Worker Procurement, which is set out in the Federal Budget.

“CARRIED”

Councillor Clarke reported on drainage issues related to a private catch basin on Danita Boulevard and the effect it has on eight other properties in the area.


Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Eggleton

That staff prepare a report on the impact of private residential catch basins and the effect they have on drainage in their areas.

“CARRIED”

Confirmatory By-Law

Moved by Councillor Eggleton, seconded by Councillor Herring

That the following by-law be read a first, second and third time:

05-127 Confirming by-law of the proceedings of the Council at its meeting held on June 13, 2005

and the said by-law, having been now read a third time and passed, the Deputy Mayor and Deputy Clerk be authorized to sign and seal the same.

“CARRIED”

Adjournment

Moved by Councillor Doris

That this meeting of City Council adjourn at 11:10 p.m.

“CARRIED”

Doris Neufeld

Deputy Clerk

Henry Clarke

Deputy Mayor


 

PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 7

MAY 30, 2005

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH, FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD JUNE 13, 2005

THE PLANNING COMMITTEE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, MAY 30, 2005, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Planning Division

Report PLPD05-046

Draft Plan of Subdivision Approval and Zoning By-Law Amendment – 1170 Armour Road

Applications to amend the third phase of the Waverley Heights Subdivision Development

That this item be referred back to staff for a public meeting to try to address all concerns of stakeholders.

2. Report PLPD07-047

544 McDonnel Street

David & Michelle Johnston

That Planning Committee Report PLPD05-047, dated May 30, 2005, of the Planner, Land Use, recommending.

a) That the application for Zoning By-Law Amendment, as submitted by David and Michelle Johnston, for the property at 544 McDonnel Street, from PS.2 - Public Service District to SP. 322 - Special District (Residential) to permit a twelve-unit residential use of the property, be approved in accordance with Schedule ‘A’ attached to Report PLPD05-047.

b) That the redevelopment of the property be subject to site plan control, pursuant to Section 41 of the Planning Act.

c) The applicant (property owner) consent to the designation of the building as a heritage building, pursuant to the Ontario Heritage Act.

3. Report PLPD05-048

Application for Site Plan Approval - 900 Dutton Road

Forty Unit, Two Storey, Rowhouse Housing Development

That Planning Committee receive Report PLPD05-048 dated May 30, 2005, of the Planner, Urban Design, recommending.

a) That the objective of universal accessibility for the River Ridge project, as recommended in the 2005 Access Plan be acknowledged, however in consideration of the unique topographic challenges of the site, the family housing form being constructed, and the obligation to maintain affordable rent levels, that some flexibility be accepted.

b) That City staff be directed to work with the PHC and their development partner to optimize the number of units which have at grade barrier free access to the satisfaction of the Planner, Urban Design.

c) That, the site plan application submitted by Peterborough Housing Corporation for the construction of a forty unit, two storey row-house flood-relief housing development at 900 Dutton Road be approved, subject to the following conditions:

i) The deposit of site work performance security in the amount of $20,000.

ii) The completion of an archaeological assessment in accordance with the guidelines set out by the Ministry of Culture.

iii) The provision of all the technical information requested by the City's Site Plan Committee.

d) That the 2005 budget allocation of $75,000, to the Affordable Housing Property Reserve, be made available to the Peterborough Housing Corporation as a contribution to the cost of providing an increased number of units that have barrier free access.

e) That PHC rent supplements be made available for the four modified units to also make them financially accessible.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor J. Doris

Chairman

May 30, 2005


 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE REPORT NO. 16

MEETING OF MAY 30, 2005

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD JUNE 13, 2005

THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, MAY 30, 2005, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Report USEC05-025

Curtis Creek Realignment at Centre Street

That Committee of the Whole Report USEC-05-025, dated May 30, 2005, of the Manager of Engineering, recommending

a) That Report USEC05-025, CurtisCreek Realignment at Centre Street, be received for information;

b) That $220,000 be allocated from the 2005 Flood Reduction Master Plan capital budget for the tendering and construction of this project in 2005.

c) That the fence at 217 Caddy St be built at the City’s expense, cost up to, but not to exceed $3,500.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor Juby

Chairman

May 30, 2005


 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE REPORT NO. 17

MEETING OF JUNE 6, 2005

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD JUNE 13, 2005

THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2005, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Report PLPD05-050

Purchase of Road Widening at 766 Brealey Drive

That the Committee of the Whole receive report PLPD05-050, dated June 6, 2005, of the Property Asset Manager, recommending:

a) That a by-law be enacted to authorize the purchase of the property known as Part 1 and 2 on plan 45R-13376 located at 766 Brealey Drive, from Mr. Derek Gordon for $4,265.00; and

b) That an additional payment of $2,500.00 be made to the property owner in lieu of reinstating the existing driveway entrance onto Brealey Drive.

2. USES05-004

Centennial Fountain - Capital Project Update

That the Committee of the Whole receive Report USES05-004 of the Manager, Environmental Protection Division, for information.

3. Report USEs05-003

Award the Supply and Installation of a Phosphorus and Dissolved

Organic Carbon Module (DOC)

That Committee of the Whole approve Report USEs05-003 dated June 6, 2005, of the Manager, Environmental Protection Division, recommending:

a) That City Council award the supply and delivery of a Phosphorus and DOC module to SCP Science, 21800 Clark Graham, Baie d’Urfe Quebec, Canada H9X 4B6, in the amount of $60,621 plus $4,849.68 (P.S.T.) and $4,243.47 (G.S.T.) for a total of $69,714.15

4. Report USEC05-026

Weller Street East Storm and Sanitary Sewer Replacements

(574 Weller Street to Walton Street)

That Committee of the Whole approve Report USEC05-026 dated June 6, 2005, of the Design and Construction Engineer recommending:

a) That the tender of Accurex Inc., 150 O’Carroll Ave, Unit 1, Peterborough, Ontario, K9H 4V3, in the amount of $340,710.22 plus $23,849.72 GST, for a total amount of $364,559.94 for Contract T-21-05 (Weller Street East Storm and Sanitary Sewer Replacement) be accepted;


b) That the budget for the Weller Street Storm Sewer project be increased by $162,000 for a total expenditure budget of $412,000, and that the additional $162,000 in funding be transferred from the Sewer Surcharge portion of the $5 Million Flood Reduction Master Plan Project;

c) That a by-law be passed authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to sign and seal the contract documents;

d) That a by-law be passed authorizing the closure (local traffic only) of Weller Street from Walton Street to Monaghan Road from September 5, 2005 to October 30, 2005;

e) That a by-law be passed authorizing the City Treasurer to issue tax supported debentures to a maximum amount of $250,000 to fund a portion of the work.

5. Report USEC05-027

Remedial Subdrains, Meadowview Road

That Committee of the Whole approve Report USEC05-027 dated June 6, 2005, of the Design and Construction Engineer, recommending:

a) That the tender of Accurex Inc., 150 O’Carroll Ave, Unit 1, Peterborough, Ontario, K9H 4V3, in the amount of $55,794.13 plus $3,905.59 GST, for a total amount of $59,699.72 for Quotation Q-10-05 (Remedial Subdrains, Meadowview Road) be accepted; and

b) That a by-law be passed authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to sign and seal the contract documents.

6. Report FAFS05-023

Report of the 2005 Community Grants Program Review Committee

That Committee of the Whole approve Report FAFS05-023 dated June 6, 2005, of Councillor Guiel and Director, Finance and Administrative Services, recommending:

That the 2005 Community Grants Program Funds in the total amount of $205,000 be allocated to various charitable and not for profit organizations as set out on the attached Appendix A.


7. Report CAO05-006

PHC Board Appointments

That Committee of the Whole approve Report CAO05-006 dated June 6, 2005, of the Acting City Administrator, recommending:

That the following appointments be made to the Peterborough Housing Corporation, Board of Directors:

One (1) Year Term (Mar 31/06) Linda Kehoe

Ken Smith

Three (3) Year Term (Mar 31/08) Randy Northey

8. Report FACLK05-011

Contractual Cleaning Services at Peterborough City Hall and Peterborough Police Station

That Committee of the Whole approve Report FACLK05-011 dated June 6, 2005, of the Property/Energy Co-ordinator, recommending:

a) That the contract with Hunt Brothers Ltd, 686 Crown Drive, Peterborough, Ontario, for contractual janitorial services at City Hall and the Police Station be extended for a two-year period in the amount of $151,402.60 per year including $9,904.84 GST for a total of $302,805.20 including $19,809.69 GST.

9. Report FACLK07-012

Consent Agendas

That Committee of the Whole approve Report FACLK05-012 dated June 6, 2005, of the City Clerk, recommending:

That the City of Peterborough amend the Procedural By-Law to include the Consent Agenda process for Planning Committee and Committee of the Whole meetings.

10. Report CSD05-004

Joint City/YMCA Committee Final Report

That Committee of the Whole receive Report CSD05-004 dated June 6 2005, of the Director, Community Services recommending that Council:

(a) Provide a $1.5 million contribution to the Peterborough Family YMCA’s (hereinafter referred to as the YMCA) capital campaign, at the option of the City, as either:

(i) a guaranteed purchase price for the existing YMCA site, or failing that

(ii) as an outright gift to the campaign if the exploration outlined in (b) is unsatisfactory,

(b) Direct city staff to develop a comprehensive request for proposals for the re-use (including possible civic uses) and potential sale of the old YMCA; and to report back to Council for direction;

(c) Agree, in the event the City acquires the old YMCA under (a) (i) above, that the City lease the “newest” portion of the existing YMCA, being the 1967 and 1976 additions including the new pool, triple gym, and associated fitness facilities, to the YMCA Board at a nominal lease rate for a minimum of 10 years, to be operated as a satellite of the new YMCA;

(d) Designate the new YMCA as a Municipal Capital Facility and thereby exempt the project from development charges and property taxes;

(e) Guarantee the YMCA’s mortgage with its lending institution, thereby enabling the YMCA to secure a more competitive rate;

(f) Direct City staff to develop a proposal call for the sale and adaptive re-use of the King Edward School building with the intent of recovering the City’s initial purchase investment; and applying any resulting surplus funds to the YMCA’s capital campaign;

Council at its meeting of June 13, 2005, passed the following resolution:

That Item 10(f) of Report No. 17 be deleted.

(g) Direct City staff not to proceed with the initial proposal to develop a parking lot in King Edward Park; and, in consultation with local residents, park users, the YMCA, and neighbouring businesses and institutions, to pursue a variety of parking alternatives/ solutions such as: intensified on-street parking; negotiated shared use of existing lots; and coordinated park use;

(h) Direct City staff to re-allocate the funds originally proposed for the construction of a parking lot in King Edward Park to undertake a Traffic Impact Study of the area to identify and address existing and anticipated local traffic issues in the context of the new YMCA development;

(i) Express its intention to relocate the Peterborough Day Care Centre; however, that the relocation not occur until such time as this Council, within its current term, can consider recently announced federal/ provincial initiatives and reports from the Social Services Department to determine the City’s future directions for the provision of daycare services;

(j) Direct staff to establish and maintain communication and consultation with stakeholder groups with a vested interest in the future of Peterborough Day Care Centre to ensure the smooth and seamless transition of the Peterborough Day Care Centre programs to another site of comparable quality;

Council at its meeting of June 13, 2005, passed the following resolution:

That Items 10(i) and (j) be deleted.

(k) Direct a by-law be prepared to authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute an agreement with the Peterborough Family YMCA for the implementation of these recommendations;


(l) Formally (receive the findings) adopt the recommendations of the Joint City/YMCA Working Committee and endorse the commencement of the Peterborough Family YMCA’s fund-raising efforts and design/ construction plans for the proposed new facility at the former King Edward School property.

Council at its meeting of June 13, 2005, passed the following resolution:

That Item 10(l) be amended by replacing the words “receive the findings” and with “adopt the recommendations”.

Council at its meeting of June 13, 2005, passed the following resolution:

That the King Edward School property be turned back to the YMCA.

Council at its meeting of June 13, 2005, passed the following resolution:

That the King Edward School property be transferred to the YMCA at a price of $50,000, and that a by-law be passed to authorize the transfer of the property.

11. Report CSD05-003

Video Surveillance Policy

That Committee of the Whole approve Report CSD05-003 dated June 6, 2005, of the Director, Community Services, recommending:

a) That Council receive report CSD05-003 dated May 16, 2005, of the Director of Community Services;

b) That Council approve the proposed Video Surveillance Policy;

c) That Council direct City staff to immediately implement the policy at the Peterborough Centennial Museum & Archives, Millennium Park, Peterborough Public Library, and Peterborough Marina;

d) That Council direct City staff to fully implement the policy for any other existing video surveillance systems in City-owned buildings and property by December 31, 2005;

e) That Council direct City staff to comply with the policy when considering the installation of new video surveillance systems on city-owned property; and

f) That the request of the DBIA to institute video surveillance cameras at five locations in the downtown be denied.

Council at its meeting of June 13, 2005, passed the following resolution:

That Item 11(f) - Video Surveillance Policy be deferred to allow representatives of the DBIA to address a meeting of the Committee of the Whole.


12. Report PLPD05-049

Sale of the Kingswood Centre

That Committee of the Whole approve Report PLPD05-049 dated June 6, 2005, of the Property Asset Manager, recommending:

a) That the Committee of the Whole receive report PLPD05-049, dated June 6, 2005, of the Property Asset Manager;

b) That a by-law be enacted to authorize the sale of property known as the Kingswood Community Centre, legally described as Plan 286, Part Lot 3, Part Lot 4 designated as Part 1 and 2 on Registered Plan 45R-5820, and known municipally as 993 Talwood Drive, in the City of Peterborough, to The Church at Selwyn and Kings Kids Promotion Outreach Ministries Inc. for $230,000;

c) That Council authorize the expenditure of a maximum of $8,000 of the sale proceeds to pay for plumbing repairs, playground equipment removal and general cleanup of the property prior to closing.

Council at its meeting of June 13, 2005, passed the following resolution:

That Item 12 be referred back to staff for a detailed comparison of the two offers received to purchase the Kingswood Centre.

13. Report PLPD05-051

Logo Signing for Holiday Inn and Other Tourist Accommodation Providers in the Central Business District

That Committee of the Whole approve Report PLPD05-051 dated June 6, 2005, of the Central Area Facilitator, recommending:

a) That Planning Report PLPD05-051 of the Central Area Facilitator dated June 6, 2005, be received;

b) That Council endorse the initiative to provide Trailblazer signage, specifically for Holiday Inn, but also to accommodate up to three additional logo signs for tourist accommodation providers in the Downtown, at the intersection of Lansdowne Street East and George Street;

c) That the City install the required signpost and the Holiday Inn logo sign, with a directional arrow, subject to Holiday Inn purchasing the logo and arrow signs from Canadian TODS Ltd., and the Holiday Inn submitting a new application to TODS for “Highway Advertising” as part of this initiative

d) That the City’s hosting of the Holiday Inn’s sign or other tourist accommodation providers’ signs on Lansdowne St. East, be subject to an annual fee of $100.00 to cover the costs of installation and maintenance;

e) That the City agreement with Canadian TODS Ltd., which expires at the end of 2006, be renewed for another three years at the end of the present term.


14. CORRES05-009

Letter from Walk, Wheel, Ride for Dignity (Linda Slavin)

That this item be deferred until clarification is received from Linda Slavin on this matter.

Council at its meeting of June 13, 2005, passed the following resolution:

That Councillor Rexe be directed to arrange for a contribution of $2,000 to Walk, Wheel, Ride for Dignity to cover insurance.

That Linda Slavin’s letter regarding Walk, Wheel, Ride for Dignity be referred to staff for a report on recommendations for a policy to cover future requests of a similar nature.

15. Centennial Event at Millenium Park

Councillor Rexe asked about waiving of fees at Millenium Park for a Centennial event. It was left with the Mayor to review.

16. Request from DBIA

Councillor Rexe brought forward a request from the DBIA for waiving of fees for the event at Millenium Park for BBQ and Beer event on July long weekend

That this item be received.

17. Visit of Prince Edward

Mayor Sutherland thanked City staff for the tremendous effort to organize and orchestrate the visit of Prince Edward.

18. Barnardo Neighbourhood Association

That the Barnardo Neighbourhood Association be granted charitable status for the rejuvenation of their park.

19. Extension to Tender T-24R-02

That Council approve an extension to tender T-24R-02 with Nova Bus, Division of Prevost Car Inc., 1000 Industrial Blvd., Saint-Eustache, Quebec, J7R 5A5 for the supply and delivery of an additional three (3) forty foot low-entry fully accessible Nova LFS transit buses at the original pre-tax contract price of $398,835.00 per bus.

20. Transportation Plan Meeting of June 20, 2005

That the rules of order be suspended for the Planning Meeting of June 20, 2005 so that individuals can speak to the Site Plan in respect to the Transportation Plan around the hospital.


21. Backflow Problems on Chemong Road and Wolsley Street

Councillor Hall enquired about the backflow problems on Chemong Road and Wolsley Street in respect to insurance issues of the residents. Mr. Hunt advised that the contractors have been advised that they must take over the insurance situations on this matter.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor Juby

Chairman

June 6, 2005


 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE REPORT NO. 18

MEETING OF JUNE 13, 2005

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD JUNE 13, 2005

THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2005, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Report CSF05-03

Hiring Four Additional Probationary Firefighters

That Council approve report CSF05-03 dated June 13, 2005, of the Fire Chief, recommending:

That City Council approve the immediate hiring of four additional probationary firefighters to undergo training and reduce overtime costs throughout the peak holiday season of May through November 30th.

2. Report USEC05-028

Winner’s Turning Lane at Clonsilla Avenue

That Council approve report USEC05-028 dated June 13, 2005, of the Design and Construction Engineer, recommending:

a) That the quotation of Drain Bros. Excavating Limited, RR2, Lakefield, Ontario, K0L 2H0, in the amount of $138,259.64 plus $9,678.17 GST, for a total amount of $147,937.81 for Contract Q-09-05 (Winner’s Turning Lane at Clonsilla Avenue) be accepted; and

b) That a by-law be passed authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to sign and seal the contract documents.

3. Report OCS05-004

A new agreement respecting the Greater Peterborough

Area Economic Development Corporation

That Council receive report OCS05-004 dated June 13, 2005, of the City Solicitor, recommending:

a) That an agreement be entered into with The Corporation of the County of Peterborough and the Greater Peterborough Area Economic Development Corporation for the provision of economic development and tourism services, in the form attached hereto as Schedule “A”; and

b) That a by-law authorizing the Mayor and the Clerk to execute the agreement be passed at a special joint meeting of the Councils of the City and the County of Peterborough, to be held July 28, 2005.

Council at its meeting of June 13, 2005, passed the following resolution:

That the Agreement attached to the report be amended by inserting the word “reasonable” in the third sentence of paragraph 6.01 before the phrase “arising from the termination” and by inserting the phrase “for which the County and City may be responsible” after the phrase “arising from the termination”.


 

4. Report CSCH05-018

Confederation Park Archaeology

Organic Carbon Module (DOC)

That Council receive report CSCH05-018 dated June 13, 2005, of the Director of Community Services, recommending:

a) That Council retain Keith Powers of The Archaeologist, Inc. to conduct a phase one and phase two archaeological assessment of the entire municipal property known as Confederation Park at a cost of $2,200.00 excluding GST;

b) That Council retain Keith Powers of The Archaeologist, Inc. to conduct non-invasive resistivity testing of a section of Confederation Park. The area is defined as being 45 feet wide from east to west and bounded on the north by McDonnell Street, on the south by Murray Street and to the west by the western lot line of the park, at a cost of $24,475.00 excluding GST;

c) That the City not undertake resistivity testing for the entire park.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor Juby

Chairman

June 13, 2005