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2005-10-24 City Council

Event date: Monday, October 24, 2005, at 6:30 PM

Agenda - Minutes

City Council Agenda
October 24, 2005 at 6:30 PM - Council Chambers

Remembrance Day Ceremonies

The Lord’s Prayer

Thirty Seconds Of Silent Prayer

National Anthem

1. Adoption of Minutes

Minutes of the meetings of Council held on:

a) October 3, 2005

b) October 17, 2005

2. Disclosure Of Pecuniary Interest

3. Delegations – Items on the Agenda

a) Planning Committee Report

Steve Waterworth will make a delegation regarding Item 7 of the Planning Committee Report 12 (Concerned Citizens of Heritage Park)

David Peres, Activa Holdings, will make a delegation regarding Item 7 of the Planning Committee Report 12 (Concerned Citizens of Heritage Park)

b) Committee of the Whole Report

Gordon Jones will make a delegation regarding Item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 30 (MPAC Report)

Paul Hazell will make a delegation regarding Item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 30 (MPAC Report)

c) Other Items on this Agenda

None at this time.

4. Reports And Communications

a) Planning Committee Report No. 12

Planning Committee meeting of October 11, 2005

b) Committee of the Whole Report No. 30

Committee of the Whole meeting of October 17, 2005

5. Notices Of Motion

None at this time.

6. By-Laws

05-222 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Accurex Inc. (Services Extension To Peterborough Municipal Airport)

05-223 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Accurex Inc. For Riverview Creek Improvements – Q-16-05

05-224 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Beavermead Construction (1991) Ltd.

05-225 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Shore Tilbe Irwin & Partners

05-226 A By-Law To Establish Certain Lands In The City Of Peterborough As Part Of The Public Highway Named Spillsbury Drive

05-227 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Peterborough Housing Corporation

05-228 Being A By-Law To Appoint Parking Enforcement Officers At 440 Water Street (St. John’s Retirement Centre), 171 King Street, 1789 Stenson Blvd, 61 London Street, 637 The Queensway, 300 Hedonics Road, 223 Aylmer Street North, (Cherney Developments), 599 Brealey Drive, 1 Residence Circle, 555 Bonaccord Street, (Fleming College), 659 Brealey Drive (St. Joseph’s At Fleming)

05-229 Being A By-Law To Amend Chapter 16 Of The City Of Peterborough Municipal Code (Procedural By-Law)

05- 330 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Encroachment Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Paul Joseph Shaughnessy, With Respect To The Property Known Municipally As 256 London Street

05-331 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law For Plan Of Subdivision 45M-212 (Towerhill Developments Phase 1)

05-332 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law For Plan Of Sub-Division 45M-213 (1340 Brealey Drive) (Smith & Smith Drugs Ltd.)

05-333 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law For Plan Of Sub-Division 45M-214 (2250 Denure Drive) (Meydan Developments)

05-334 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law For Plan Of Subdivision 45M-218 (Towerhill Developments Phase 2)

7. Other Business

8. By-Law To Approve Actions Of Council

05-335 Being A By-Law to Confirm the Proceedings of the Council at its Meeting Held on October 24, 2005

9. Adjournment

City Council Minutes
October 24, 2005 at 6:30 PM - Council Chambers

Roll Call:

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

Absent:

Mayor Sutherland
Councillor Herring

Ceremonial Presentations

A Remembrance Day ceremony was held in the council chambers.

Minutes – October 3 and 17, 2005

Moved by Councillor Guiel, seconded by Councillor Cahill

That the Minutes of the meetings of Council held on October 3 and 17, 2005 be confirmed.

“CARRIED”

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest

There were no disclosures.

Delegations

Planning Committee

Steve Waterworth, 435 Carriage Lane, made a delegation regarding Item 7 of the Planning Committee Report 12 (Concerned Citizens of Heritage Park)

Will Pearce, 421 Carriage Lane, made a delegation regarding Item 7 of the Planning Committee Report 12 (Concerned Citizens of Heritage Park)

Melanie Fell, 428 Carriage Lane, made a delegation regarding Item 7 of the Planning Committee Report 12 (Concerned Citizens of Heritage Park)

Committee of the Whole

Gordon Jones, 978 Oriole Drive, made a delegation regarding Item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 30 (MPAC Report)

Dr. Jenny Ingram, 168 Brock Street made a delegation regarding Item 6 of the Committee of the Whole Report 30 (CORRESP05-015 – PRHC, Fracture Prevention Program

Max Murray, 266 Charlotte Street, made a delegation regarding Item 20 of Committee of the Whole Report 30 (Bill 123 Transparency in Public Matters)

Other Items on This Agenda

There were no delegations.

Report Number 12 of the Planning Committee

Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Cahill

That Report Number 12 of the Planning Committee Meeting of October 11, 2005, be approved.

Item #7 was separated out for discussion.

Moved by Councillor Eggleton, seconded by Councillor Guiel

That staff bring forward a report to City Council to advise of the legal options for the non-fulfillment of the obligations of Phase 1 of the HeritagePark subdivision.

“CARRIED”

Upon the original motion of Councillors Doris and Cahill less Item #7, this motion carried.

Report Number 30 of the Committee of the Whole

Moved by Councillor Juby, seconded by Councillor Guiel

That Report Number 30 of the Committee of the Whole Meeting of October 17, 2005, be approved.

Items No. 7 and 14 be separated for discussion.

Moved by Councillor Guiel, seconded by Councillor Rexe

That Item b) of Item #14 be separated and returned to the Joint Services Committee.

"CARRIED"

Upon Item #14 less item b), this motion carried.

Upon the original motion of Councillors Juby and Guiel less Item 14, this motion carried.

Notices of Motion

There were no notices of motion.

By-Laws

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Doris

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

05-222 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Accurex Inc. (Services Extension To Peterborough Municipal Airport)

05-223 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Accurex Inc. For Riverview Creek Improvements – Q-16-05

05-224 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Beavermead Construction (1991) Ltd.

05-225 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Shore Tilbe Irwin & Partners

05-226 A By-Law To Establish Certain Lands In The City Of Peterborough As Part Of The Public Highway Named Spillsbury Drive

05-227 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Peterborough Housing Corporation

05-228 Being A By-Law To Appoint Parking Enforcement Officers At 440 Water Street (St. John’s Retirement Centre), 171 King Street, 1789 Stenson Blvd, 61 London Street, 637 The Queensway, 300 Hedonics Road, 223 Aylmer Street North, (Cherney Developments), 599 Brealey Drive, 1 Residence Circle, 555 Bonaccord Street, (Fleming College), 659 Brealey Drive (St. Joseph’s At Fleming)

05-229 Being A By-Law To Amend Chapter 16 Of The City Of Peterborough Municipal Code (Procedural By-Law)

05-230 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Encroachment Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Paul Joseph Shaughnessy, With Respect To The Property Known Municipally As 256 London Street

05-231 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law For Plan Of Subdivision 45M-212 (Towerhill Developments Phase 1)

05-232 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law For Plan Of Sub-Division 45M-213 (1340 Brealey Drive) (Smith & Smith Drugs Ltd.)

05-233 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law For Plan Of Sub-Division 45M-214 (2250 Denure Drive) (Meydan Developments)

05-234 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law For Plan Of Subdivision 45M-218 (Towerhill Developments Phase 2)

“CARRIED”

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Doris

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

05-222 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Accurex Inc. (Services Extension To Peterborough Municipal Airport)

05-223 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Accurex Inc. For Riverview Creek Improvements – Q-16-05

05-224 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Beavermead Construction (1991) Ltd.

05-225 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Shore Tilbe Irwin & Partners

05-226 A By-Law To Establish Certain Lands In The City Of Peterborough As Part Of The Public Highway Named Spillsbury Drive

05-227 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Peterborough Housing Corporation

05-228 Being A By-Law To Appoint Parking Enforcement Officers At 440 Water Street (St. John’s Retirement Centre), 171 King Street, 1789 Stenson Blvd, 61 London Street, 637 The Queensway, 300 Hedonics Road, 223 Aylmer Street North, (Cherney Developments), 599 Brealey Drive, 1 Residence Circle, 555 Bonaccord Street, (Fleming College), 659 Brealey Drive (St. Joseph’s At Fleming)

05-229 Being A By-Law To Amend Chapter 16 Of The City Of Peterborough Municipal Code (Procedural By-Law)

05- 230 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Encroachment Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Paul Joseph Shaughnessy, With Respect To The Property Known Municipally As 256 London Street

05-231 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law For Plan Of Subdivision 45M-212 (Towerhill Developments Phase 1)


05-232 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law For Plan Of Sub-Division 45M-213 (1340 Brealey Drive) (Smith & Smith Drugs Ltd.)

05-233 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law For Plan Of Sub-Division 45M-214 (2250 Denure Drive) (Meydan Developments)

05-234 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law For Plan Of Subdivision 45M-218 (Towerhill Developments Phase 2)

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

“CARRIED”

New Business

Councillor Juby commented on the flowers on Hunter Street and congratulated staff on this initiative.

Councillor Hall advised that there is a garbage crisis in Ontario. Councillor Hall indicated that municipalities across Ontario are passing by-laws in respect to Toronto garbage while other municipalities are raising tipping fees to keep Toronto garbage out of local landfill sites.

Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Vass

That permission be granted to introduce a motion.

“CARRIED”

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Juby

That a report come forward to Committee of the Whole from the Acting CAO in regard to feasibility and practicality of having a by-law or tipping fee to address the issue of out of area garbage in local landfill sites.

“CARRIED”

Confirmatory By-Law

Moved by Councillor Cahill, seconded by Councillor Doris

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

05-235 Being A By-Law To Confirm The Proceedings Of The Council At Its Meeting Held October 24, 2005

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

“CARRIED”

Adjournment

Moved by Councillor Cahill

That this meeting of City Council adjourn at 8:45 p.m.

“CARRIED”

Nancy Wright-Laking

City Clerk

Henry Clarke

Deputy Mayor


 

PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 12

OCTOBER 11, 2005

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH, FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD OCTOBER 24, 2005

THE PLANNING COMMITTEE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2005, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Report PLPD05-084

Part Lot Control Exemption

Neptune Street

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report PLPD05-084 dated October 11, 2005, of the Planner, Policy and Research as follows:

a) That a by-law to temporarily remove Part Lot Control from Blocks 37 to 61, inclusive, on Plan 45M-218 as permitted under Section 50(7) of the Planning Act for the purpose of conveying parcels of land appropriately associated with one linked dwelling unit on each parcel to total 108 (one hundred and eight) units, each to be held under separate ownership, be approved.

2. Report PLHD05-013

New Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLHD05-013 dated October 11, 2005, of the Housing Supply Facilitator, as follows:

a) That Council approve the City of Peterborough’s participation as the Service Manager for Social Housing in the new Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program.

b) That the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing be so notified of the City of Peterborough’s participation and interest in the use of the allocations prior to October 31, 2005 as required by the Affordable Housing Program.

c) That Council approve a by-law to authorize signature of the Administration Agreement between the Service Manager and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing for delivery of the Affordable Housing Program.

d) That notwithstanding the allocated units and funding, Council endorse the submission of a business case by the Housing Division to request additional units and funding under the “Strong Start” initiative to assist projects that have been approved by Council and are ready to proceed.

e) That the Housing Division be authorized to maintain staff resources to assist with the administration of the new program utilizing the administration grant of 3.27% provided in the program funding.

f) That the City of Peterborough authorize the procurement, negotiation and execution of all necessary tenders, contracts and agreements required to proceed with the utilization of the unit allocations.

That this matter be referred to staff for a report on the budget and financial implications of the project and this report be forwarded to the Committee of the Whole meeting of October 17, 2005.

3. Report PLPD05-089

Condominium Approval - 1742 Ravenwood Drive (Phase III)

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLPD05-089, dated October 11, 2005, of the Planner, Urban Design, as follows:

a) That the application for condominium approval submitted by Triple T. Holdings Limited to exempt 17 units from the Section 50 requirements of the Planning Act (as amended) in accordance with Subsection 50(3) of the Condominium Act (as amended) at 1742 Ravenwood Drive be approved.

b) That the condominium plans be submitted to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning and Development Services Department.

c) That the Director of Planning and Development Services be given authorization to stamp, date, and sign the condominium plans indicating approval, by the Council of the Corporation of the City of Peterborough, under Section 50 of the Condominium Act, (as amended).

d) That the registration of the condominium plans be withheld until such time as the Building Division indicates that all the units are ready for occupancy.

4. Report PLPD05-090

Application for Site Plan and Condominium Approval

AON Inc., 201 Charlotte Street “Rivulet Condominiums”

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLPD05-090, dated October 11, 2005, of the Planner, Urban Design, as follows:

a) That the application for site plan approval submitted by AON Inc. for the renovation of the existing building at 201 Charlotte Street to accommodate 91 condominium dwelling units be approved.

b) That the application for condominium approval submitted by AON Inc. to exempt 91 units from the Section 50 requirements of the Planning Act (as amended) in accordance with Subsection 50(3) of the Condominium Act (as amended) at 201 Charlotte Street be approved.

c) That the condominium plans be submitted to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning and Development Services Department.

d) That the Director of Planning and Development Services be given authorization to stamp, date, and sign the condominium plans indicating approval, by the Council of the Corporation of the City of Peterborough, under Section 50 of the Condominium Act, (as amended).

e) That the registration of the condominium plans be withheld until such time as the Building Division indicates that all the units are ready for occupancy.


5. Report PLPD05-088

By-Law to remove a Holding Symbol from the Zoning By-Law for Phases 1 and 2 of the Towerhill Developments Subdivision (Plan 15T-98501, 45M-212 and Plan 15T-03502, 45M-218

That Council approve report PLPD05-088 dated October 11, 2005, of the Acting Manager of Planning, recommending:

a) That Plan of Subdivision 45M-212 south of Towerhill Road and east of Chemong Road be rezoned from R.1 – “H” and R.1,1m,2m – “H” to R.1 and R.1,1m,2m.

b) That Plan of Subdivision 45M-218, south of Towerhill Road and west of Hilliard Street be rezoned from R.1 – “H”; R.1 – 190 – “H”; R.1, 1m,2m – “H”; SP.273 – “H” and SP.273 – 190 – “H” to R.1; R.1 – 190; R.1,1m,2m; SP.273; and SP.273-190.

6. Report PLPD05-091

By-Law to remove a Holding Symbol from the Zoning By-Law for Plan 45M-213 – Brealey Drive (Smith & Smith Drugs Ltd.) and Plan 45M-214 – 2250 Denure Drive (Meyden Developments)

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLPD05-091, dated October 11, 2005, of the Acting Manager of Planning, as follows:

a) That Plan of Subdivision 45M-213, north of Glenforest Boulevard and east of Brealey Drive be rezoned from R.1-“H”; R.1, 2m-“H” and R.1, 2s-“H” to R.1; R.1, 2m and R.1, 2s.

b) That Plan of Subdivision 45M-214, north of Glenforest Boulevard and east of Brealey Drive be rezoned from R.1-“H”; R.1, 2m-“H” and SP.273-220-“H” to R.1, R.1, 2m and SP. 273-220.

7. CORRES05-013

Steve Waterworth, Concerned Citizens of Heritage Park

That this item be referred back to staff for report on previous agreements made and current issues with Activa Holdings Inc. regarding heritage park subdivision.

Council at its meeting of October 24, 2005, made the following recommendation:

That staff bring forward a report to City Council to advise of the legal options for the non-fulfillment of the obligations of Phase 1 of the Heritage Park subdivision.

8. Parkhill Road Soils Investigation

That Mr. Rye provide a report to Committee of the Whole regarding the advisability of a soils investigation in the area of Parkhill Road and Lily Lake Road.


9. Home Fire Prevention Sprinklers

That a report, including budget and financial implications, be provided by Planning staff and the Fire Chief, regarding the feasibility of mandatory home fire prevention sprinklers in new homes.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor J. Doris

Chairman

October 11, 2005


 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE REPORT NO. 30

MEETING OF OCTOBER 17, 2005

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD OCTOBER 24, 2005

THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2005, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Report SS05-019

Best Start Human Resources

That City Council receive Report SS05-019 dated October 17, 2005, of the Acting Director of Social Services.

2. Report USPW05-022

Award of Tender T-36-05 to Supply one Four Wheel Drive Pickup Truck

That Council approves the recommendation outlined in Report USPW05- 022 dated October 17, 2005 from the Manager of Public Works.

That City Council award Contract T-36-05 to Jack McGee Chev Olds, 1053 Clonsilla Ave. Peterborough, ON, in the amount of $27,166.45, which includes $1,653.61 GST and $1,889.84 PST for the supply and delivery of one (1) Four Wheel Drive Pick Up Truck for the Public Works Division.

3. Report USEC05-052

Riverview Creek Improvement (Q-16-05)

That Council approves the recommendations outlined in report USEC05- 052 dated October 17, 2005 from the Manager of Engineering and Construction as follows:

a) That the quotation of Accurex Inc., 150 O’Carroll Avenue, Peterborough, Ontario, K9H 4V3, in the amount of $59,062.00 plus $4,134.34 GST, for a total amount of $63,196.34 for Quotation Q-16-05 be accepted; and

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

4. Report COU05-013

Amendments to By-Law 97-108 - Procedural By-Law

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report COU05-013 dated September 26, 2005, of the Chairman of the Procedural Committee, as follows:

That By-Law 97-108, the Procedural By-Law for the City of Peterborough, be amended as follows:

a) That Article 16.12.1 be amended by adding the words in bold as shown below:

“16.12.1 Main - introduced - notice – requirements

A Member may introduce a motion, other than a motion to reconsider, at a meeting regarding a matter that would not otherwise be considered by Council at such meeting, by delivering a written copy of the motion, signed by the mover and seconder, to the Clerk, not later than 12:00 noon of the Thursday preceding the meeting.”

b) That Article 16.10.3 be amended by adding the words in bold as shown below:

“16.10.3 - Presentation of delegations - time limit

Persons desiring to address Council as a delegation at a meeting of Council shall be limited in their presentations to seven (7) minutes with respect to any item. Persons (other than the Applicant) desiring to address Council at a Public Meeting pursuant to the provisions of the Planning Act shall be limited in their presentations to ten (10) minutes”

c) That Articles 16.14.4 and 16.14.5 be deleted and replaced with the following:

“16.14.4 - Readings – First – Second – Third

Every by-law shall be given first, second and third reading concurrently.”

5. Report COU05-016

Council Attendance at Conferences, Seminars and Courses

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report COU05-016 dated October 17, 2005 of the Chairman of Finance as follows:

a) That the City’s Purchasing Policy dealing with reimbursement of travel and other expenses be amended to reflect the following concerning Council members attendance at conferences, seminars and courses.

i) Members of Peterborough City Council may attend conferences and seminars relevant to the responsibilities of the Council within Ontario at their own discretion and subject to available budget restrictions.

ii) For conferences and seminars outside Ontario, Council members shall obtain the approval of the Mayor, or in the case of the Mayor, the Chair of Finance, who may refer the matter to the council for a decision. Normally, no more than one member of Council shall attend any out-of-province conference or seminar and to the extent practicable, attendance shall be rotated among members of Council.

iii) Annual expenses for members of Council attendance at conferences, seminars and course shall be capped at $4,000 each, unless approved otherwise by the Council.

iv) If requested by Council resolution, within one month of attending a conference or seminar, Council attendees will prepare a brief written report (or joint reports) to be submitted to the City Clerk for distribution to all members of Council, the CAO, and all City Directors.

v) Expense claims for attendance at conferences, seminars or courses shall be approved and signed by the Mayor, or in the case of the Mayor by the Chair of Finance.

6. CORRESP05-015

Dr. Jenny Ingram, PRHC, Fracture Prevention Program

That Council receive CORRESP05-015 from Dr. Jenny Ingram regarding the new PRHC Fracture Prevention Program.

7. Report FAFS05-037

2005 Re-assessment to be used for 2006 Taxation

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report FAFS05-037 dated October 17, 2005 of the Director Finance and Administrative Services as follows:

That the October 17, 2005 presentations of Evan Brown, Municipal Relations Representative, Customer Relations, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC), and of the Director of Finance and Administrative Services be received for information.

8. Report FAFS05-034

City Hall Renovations, Phase 1

Tender T-34-05 Award

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report FAFS05-034, dated October 17, 2005, of the Property/Energy Co-ordinator, as follows:

That Tender T-34-05 be awarded to Beavermead Construction (1991) Ltd., 47 Maria Street, Peterborough, Ontario, K9H 1B5 in the amount of $326,885 including GST in the amount of $21,385 for the Renovation of City Hall, Phase 1.

9. Report PLHD05-012A

Evaluation of the Housing Social Worker Pilot Program and Temporary Extension of the Pilot

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report PLHD05- 012A dated September 29, 2005, of the Housing Administrator as follows:

a) That funding in the amount of $30,000 be approved for the extension of the contract with Community Counselling and Resource Centre for the services of the Housing Social Worker for the period November 1, 2005 to April 1, 2006

b) That the 10-month Evaluation of the Housing Social Worker Pilot Program be received for information and as the basis for further financial consideration in the 2006 Housing Division budget.


 

10. Report PLHD05-013A

New Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program

That Committee of the Whole approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLHD05-013A dated October 11, 2005, of the Acting Director of Planning and Development Services, as follows:

a) That the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing be advised that the City of Peterborough is interested in participation in the new Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program.

b) That notwithstanding the allocated units and funding, Council endorse the preparation and submission of a business case, by the Housing Division, to request additional units and funding under the “Strong Start” initiative to assist projects that have been approved by Council and are ready to proceed as well as the availability of capital funding to address the capital needs of existing affordable housing projects.

c) That the Council authorize staff to issue an RFP for proposals from housing providers for the utilization of the unit allocations; and

d) That staff prepare a further report to Council at such time as the full details of the program implementation strategy are available from the Province.

11. Report CSF05-006

Flashover System Upgrade

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report CSF05-06 dated October 17, 2005 of the Fire Chief, recommending:

a) That City Council authorize the upgrade of the existing stationary flashover system with a new mobile flashover system by Phoenix Fire Training Services 13081 10th Line North Stouffville Ontario L4A 7X3 at a cost of $52,000.00 plus $3,640.00 (GST) for a total of $55,640.00

b) And that the net $52,000 be treated as a loan from the Fire Equipment Reserve to be repaid from expected training revenue.

12. Report CSRS05-010

Award of Tender T39-05 - Construction of Lighting at Bonnerworth Park

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report CSRS05-010 dated October 17, 2005, of the Recreation Manager as follows:

That Tender T-39-05 for the construction of Lighting at Bonnerworth Park be awarded to Barry Electrical Contractors Incorporated, 1003 Monaghan Road, Peterborough ON, K9J 5K8 for $39,500.00 plus $2,765.00 GST for a total of $42,265.00.


 

13. Report PLPS05-094

Airport Extension of Services

Contract T-37-05

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLPD05- 094, dated October 17, 2005, of the Development Engineer, as follows:

a) That the tender of Accurex Inc., 150 O’Carroll Avenue, Peterborough, ON, K9H 4V3, in the amount of $221,395.60 plus $15,497.69 GST for a total amount of $236,893.29 for Contract T-37-05 for the extension of water and sanitary services within the Peterborough Municipal Airport; and

b) That the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to sign and seal the contract documents.

14. Report SS05-020

Community Social Plan Update

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report SS05-020 dated October 17, 2005, of the Acting Director of Social Services, as follows:

a) That the Community Social Plan Coordinator position be funded by the City and County of Peterborough, each sharing an equal portion of salary and benefits, and incidental expenses for the period January to April 10th 2006 in the amount of $25,000. Each municipality will contribute $12,500. This recommendation is a pre-commitment of 2006 municipal budget resource. Refer to Schedule A;

b) That the revised Terms of Reference for the Community Social Plan Committee be approved. Refer to Schedule B.

Council at its meeting of October 24, 2005, made the following recommendation:

That Item b) of Item #14 be separated and returned to the Joint Services Committee.

15. Report SS05-016

Best Start Network

That City Council approve Report SS05-016 dated October 17, 2005, of the Acting Director of Social Services as follows:

That City Council approve the Best Start Network and Terms of Reference.

That the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to sign and seal the Terms of Reference prior to submission to the Ministry of Children and Youth Services.


 

16. Report SS05-017

2005-2007 Ontario Works Service Plan

That City Council receive Report SS05-017 dated October 17, 2005 of the Manager of Social Assistance, recommending:

That City Council receive the 2005-2007 Ontario Works Service Plan (Appended to Report SS05-017) for information and resource reference.

17. Report SS05-018

Ontario Works Legislative Update – Extended Employment Health Benefits

That City Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report SS05-018 dated October 17, 2005, of the Social Assistance Coordinator recommending:

That City Council limit the provision of discretionary benefits that are to be included in Extended Employment Health Benefits to dental and vision care services for adults.

18. Report USTR05-010

Traffic Technical Committee

That Council approve the recommendations in Report USTR05-010, dated October 17, 2005, from the Manager of Transportation, as follows:

The Traffic Technical Committee recommends:

a) That Transportation Division Staff increase parking enforcement on Donegal Street at Highland Road to ensure compliance with the posted 'No Stopping' zone and that the school communicate with parents requesting that they use the end of Highland Court for ail drop-off and pick-up.

b) That Transportation Division Staff continue to monitor parking on Middlefield Road between Otonabee Drive and Milford Drive as development progresses and construction activities are completed. Recommendations to be forwarded back through the TTC.

c) That a by-law be enacted to amend By-Law 93-100 (Parking By-Law) to implement a 'No Stopping' zone on both sides of Aylmer Street between Lansdowne Street and Prince Street.

d) That Transportation Division Staff increase parking enforcement on Technology Drive to ensure compliance with the City's comprehensive three-hour parking by-law.

e) That traffic signal control not be implemented at the intersection of Armour Road and Frances Stewart Road. The Committee recommends that City Staff undertake a follow up study as development progresses.


 

19. Report FAFS05-036

Snowplowing of Various City Owned Properties

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report FAFS05-036, dated October 17, 2005, of the Property/Energy Co-ordinator, as follows:

a) That Tender T-38-05 be awarded as follows:

i) That Bell Paving Ltd, 1405 Dranoel Road, R.R. #1 Cavan, L0A 1C0 be awarded the work at the Evinrude Centre, Peterborough Day Care and the Peterborough Museum and Archives at a per event cost as shown on Appendix A-2 appended to report T38-05.

ii) That Crossman Excavating, 367 Gifford Drive, Ennismore, K0L 1T0 be awarded the work at the Northcrest Arena and Kinsmen Arena at a per event cost as shown on Appendix A-2 appended to report T38-05.

iii) That Town and Country Lawn Maintenance Ltd, 789 Erskine Ave. Peterborough, K9J 5V1 be awarded the work at the Queen Alexandra Community Centre at a per event cost as shown on Appendix A-2 appended to report T38-05.

iv) That Walsh Bros., 2200 Keene Road, Peterborough, K9J 6X9 be awarded the work at the Memorial Centre and Morrow Park at a per event cost as shown on Appendix A-2 appended to report T38-05.

20. Report FACLK05-020

Bill 123 - Transparency in Public Matters Act, 2005

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report FACLK05-020 dated October 17, 2005, of the City Clerk, as follows:

That Council pass the following resolution:

“WHEREAS the provincial Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills is currently debating Private Members Bill 123 the Transparency in Public Matters Act; and

WHEREAS the proposed legislation includes municipal council and committees; and

WHEREAS the proposed legislation adds requirements to notice provisions, open meetings, minutes, forms of meetings, among other matters all of which are addressed in the Municipal Act, which would create confusion for council, administration and the public; and

WHEREAS the Municipal Act is currently under review and is being informed by input from the municipal and private sectors among others; and

WHEREAS AMO and others have urged the Standing Committee to remove any reference to municipal councils or council committees from this legislation and allow transparency and accountability issues to continue to be regulated under the Municipal Act;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Peterborough urges the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to vote against the Bill if the reference to ‘municipal councils’ is not deleted in the Bill as reported by the Standing Committee; and that Jeff Leal and all provincial members of the legislature be advised of the lack of this council’s support for the inclusion of ‘municipal councils’ in Bill 123.”

21. Report FACLK05-021

Interview Committee for Citizen Appointments 2005

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report FACLK05- 021 dated October 17, 2005, of the City Clerk, as follows:

a) That the Interview Committee consist of Councillor Doris, Councillor Guiel, Councillor Hall, Councillor Cahill and Councillor Herring for the 2005 Citizen Appointments to City Boards and Committees.

b) That Mary Smith be invited to attend the citizen interviews for the Peterborough-Lakefield Police Services Board, as the Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield representative.

That Item b) be removed from the recommendation.

22. CORRESP05-014

Community Counselling and Resource Centre

That Council receive CORRESP05-014 from the Community Counselling and Resource Centre and that this item be forwarded to staff for an appropriate staff report on funding.

23. Service Club Signage

Councillor Cahill indicated he felt that signage should be reviewed for the City for service clubs.

That this item, regarding signage for service clubs, be referred to staff for a report.

24. Affordable Housing Lands

Councillor Vass indicated that there are concerns in respect to Trent lands that have been identified for affordable housing. Mr. Hunt indicated that there is no municipal activity promoting the parcel of land for housing. It would require a full public planning process for the municipality to go through with public input.

25. Property Tax Assessment

Councillor Doris questioned Mr. Horton in respect to assessment. He indicated that the Province should convene a public meeting so the citizens will hear first hand why the assessment process was established.


 

That Council request that Jeff Leal, appropriate Provincial, MPAC and Assessment Review Board representatives convene a public meeting in Peterborough so the citizens can attend and ask appropriate questions about how the assessment process was developed and how it affects City residents.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor Juby

Chairman

October 17, 2005