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2006-02-06 City Council

Event date: Monday, February 06, 2006, at 6:30 PM

Agenda - Minutes

City Council Agenda
February 06, 2006 at 6:30 PM - Council Chambers

The Lord’s Prayer

Thirty Seconds Of Silent Prayer

National Anthem

1. Adoption of Minutes

Minutes of the meetings of Council held on:

a) January 16, 2006

b) January 24, 2006

2. Disclosure Of Pecuniary Interest

3. Delegations – Items on the Agenda

a) Planning Committee

None at this time.

b) Committee of the Whole Report

None at this time.

c) Other Items on this Agenda

None at this time.

4. Reports And Communications

a) Planning Committee Report No. 1

Planning Committee meeting of January 24, 2006

b) Committee of the Whole Report No. 2

Committee of the Whole meeting of January 30, 2006

5. Notices Of Motion

Moved by Councillor Guiel, seconded by Councillor Cahill

WHEREAS the current MPAC assessments of properties in Peterborough are causing great concern from many citizens

AND WHEREAS the Ontario Ombudsman is investigating the transparency and fairness of MPAC assessments due to the growing amount of complaints

AND WHEREAS certain areas of our city have excessive, unfair, and confusing jumps in assessment values, causing those areas to pay a disproportionate share of taxes

AND WHEREAS the so called "tools" available to Municipalities under the municipal Act 2001 to lessen assessment-related impacts for the residential class such as phase-in programs provide relief to some only by penalizing others

AND WHEREAS citizens are concerned about losing their homes due to this assessment system

AND WHEREAS our seniors and fixed income citizens are the most vulnerable to this system

AND WHEREAS our citizens are being penalized for an asset they might never realize

AND WHEREAS many other municipalities are passing various motions to lobby the Province for changes to MPAC and/or the assessment system citing the same problems and concerns as this motion

AND WHEREAS local charities have been negatively effected by MPAC's assessments

AND WHEREAS the criterion of realty sales for establishing new assessments is both volatile and unpredictable, leaving homeowners unable to predict the future values of there property, thus not being able to budget or prepare for these high spikes

AND WHEREAS there is absolutely no correlation between the tax increases generated by assessments and the level of municipal services

AND WHEREAS MPAC is paid an enormous fee by this municipality to implement provincial assessment policy and assess property, we have a right and a duty to ensure that this system is not unduly and unfairly treating our citizens.

BE IT RESOLVED that City Council request that Premier Dalton McGuinty investigate the concerns of our municipality in regards to the assessment system and offer a plan of action to relieve this growing burden.

AND FURTHER that the Province freeze the assessment as of June 30, 2003 evaluation date except for real growth until a fairer system is devised.

AND FINALLY that all municipalities as well as A.M.O. and R.O.M.A, C.A.R.P and the Ontario Ombudsman Andre Marin, and MPP Jeff Leal receive this resolution, along with the Finance Minister.

6. By-Laws

06–008 Being A By-Law To Appoint Parking Enforcement Officers At 111 Hunter Street (Scotia Bank)

06-009 Being A By-Law To Delegate Authority To Peterborough-Lakefield Community Police Services Board To Licence, Regulate And Govern The Owners And Drivers Of Taxicabs In The City Of Peterborough

06-010 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Amendment To The Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Service Canada To Provide Employment Services In The City And County Of Peterborough

06-011 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law for 1020 Parkhill Road West

06-012 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning By-Law For 15 Cluxton Street

7. Other Business

8. By-Law To Approve Actions Of Council

06-013 Being A By-Law To Confirm The Proceedings Of The Council At Its Meeting Held On February 6, 2006

9. Adjournment


City Council Minutes
February 06, 2006 at 6:30 PM - Council Chambers

Roll Call:

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

Absent:

Councillor Herring

Minutes – January 16 and 24, 2006

Moved by Councillor Clarke, seconded by Councillor Cahill

That the Minutes of the meetings of Council held on January 16 and 24, 2006, be confirmed.

“CARRIED”

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest

Councillor Clarke declared an interest in Item 7, (Heritage Designation of 402-404 George Street), Planning Report 1, as this business is owned by his son.

Councillor Clarke declared an interest in Item 11b) (Traffic Technical Report), Committee of the Whole Report 2, as he is an employee of Quaker Oats.

Councillor Vass declared an interest in Item 8 (Insurance Renewal), Committee of the Whole Report 2, as he had a conversation with the proponent.

Delegations

Planning Committee

There were no delegations.

Committee of the Whole

Joel Parkes made a delegation regarding Item 17 of Committee of the Whole Report 2 (Award of P33-05 – Lease of Internet voting Services and Vote Tabulators – 2006 Municipal Election).

Other Items on This Agenda

There were no delegations.

Report Number 1 of the Planning Committee

Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Cahill

That Report Number 1 of the Planning Committee Meeting of January 24, 2006, be approved less Item 7.

Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Cahill

That Item 7 (Heritage Designation of 402-404 George Street), be approved.

“CARRIED”

Report Number 2 of the Committee of the Whole

Moved by Councillor Juby, seconded by Councillor Guiel

That Report Number 2 of the Committee of the Whole Meeting of January 31, 2006, be approved.

Item 11 – Traffic Technical Committee

Moved by Councillor Guiel, seconded by Councillor Rexe

That Item 11 f) be amended by adding “That the engineering division consider putting sidewalks on the west side of Otonabee Drive”.

Moved by Councillor Guiel, seconded by Councillor Rexe

That Item 11 f) be amended by adding “That a public meeting be scheduled when this project is ready for public review”.

“CARRIED”

Item 8 – Insurance Renewal

Moved by Councillor Clarke, seconded by Councillor Rexe

That Item 8 (Insurance Renewal), be deferred until the next meeting of Committee of the Whole.

“CARRIED”

Upon Item 11, this motion carried.

Upon Item 8, this motion carried.

Upon Item 17, this motion carried.

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

Notices of Motion

Moved by Councillor Guiel, seconded by Councillor Cahill

WHEREAS the current MPAC assessments of properties in Peterborough are causing great concern from many citizens

AND WHEREAS the Ontario Ombudsman is investigating the transparency and fairness of MPAC assessments due to the growing amount of complaints

AND WHEREAS certain areas of our city have excessive, unfair, and confusing jumps in assessment values, causing those areas to pay a disproportionate share of taxes

AND WHEREAS the so called "tools" available to Municipalities under the municipal Act 2001 to lessen assessment-related impacts for the residential class such as phase-in programs provide relief to some only by penalizing others

AND WHEREAS citizens are concerned about losing their homes due to this assessment system

AND WHEREAS our seniors and fixed income citizens are the most vulnerable to this system

AND WHEREAS our citizens are being penalized for an asset they might never realize

AND WHEREAS many other municipalities are passing various motions to lobby the Province for changes to MPAC and/or the assessment system citing the same problems and concerns as this motion

AND WHEREAS local charities have been negatively effected by MPAC's assessments

AND WHEREAS the criterion of realty sales for establishing new assessments is both volatile and unpredictable, leaving homeowners unable to predict the future values of there property, thus not being able to budget or prepare for these high spikes

AND WHEREAS there is absolutely no correlation between the tax increases generated by assessments and the level of municipal services

AND WHEREAS MPAC is paid an enormous fee by this municipality to implement provincial assessment policy and assess property, we have a right and a duty to ensure that this system is not unduly and unfairly treating our citizens.

BE IT RESOLVED that City Council request that Premier Dalton McGuinty investigate the concerns of our municipality in regards to the assessment system and offer a plan of action to relieve this growing burden.

AND FURTHER that the Province freeze the assessment as of June 30, 2003 evaluation date except for real growth until a fairer system is devised.

AND FINALLY that all municipalities as well as A.M.O. and R.O.M.A, C.A.R.P and the Ontario Ombudsman Andre Marin, and MPP Jeff Leal receive this resolution, along with the Finance Minister.

“CARRIED”


By-Laws

Moved by Councillor Cahill, seconded by Councillor Hall

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

06–008 Being A By-Law To Appoint Parking Enforcement Officers At 111 Hunter Street (Scotia Bank)

06-009 Being A By-Law To Delegate Authority To Peterborough-Lakefield Community Police Services Board To Licence, Regulate And Govern The Owners And Drivers Of Taxicabs In The City Of Peterborough

06-010 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Amendment To The Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Service Canada To Provide Employment Services In The City And County Of Peterborough

06-011 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law for 1020 Parkhill Road West

06-012 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning By-Law For 15 Cluxton Street

06-013 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of Ontario As Represented By The Minister Of Community Safety And Correctional Services And The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And The Peterborough Lakefield Police Services Board Approving The Participation Of All Parties In The Safer Communities - 1000 Officers Partnership Program

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 advised that he is concerned about the increasing drug problem within the City of Peterborough.

Moved by Councillor Juby, seconded by Councillor Rexe

That the concerns of Council in respect to the drug problem in the City be referred to the Police Services Board and that a recommendation be made that a committee be formed to review this matter, which would include the CAO and members of the Police Services Board.

“CARRIED”


Councillor Rexe asked for a report in respect to enforcement of handicapped parking and whether there are enough spots at the new Walmart store.

Moved by Councillor Rexe, seconded by Councillor Vass

That a report be prepared that reviews the handicapped parking spots at the new Walmart store.

“CARRIED”

Councillor Rexe enquired about the status of a report requested on Veteran parking.

Moved by Councillor Rexe, seconded by Councillor Guiel

That a report be prepared outlining the status of a report requested on Veteran parking.

“CARRIED”

Councillor Rexe questioned the notice received in respect to the expansion of Lansdowne Place. Mr. Hunt indicated that the applicant requested the change and that a public meeting will be held in March.

Confirmatory By-Law

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Doris

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

06-014 Being A By-Law To Confirm The Proceedings Of The Council At Its Meeting Held February 6, 2006

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 7:45 p.m.

“CARRIED”

Nancy Wright-Laking

City Clerk

Sylvia Sutherland

Mayor


 

PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 1

JANUARY 24, 2006

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH, FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD FEBRUARY 6, 2006

THE PLANNING COMMITTEE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2006, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. CSCH06-002

Heritage Property Tax Relief Program Exemption

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report CSCH06-002 dated January 24th, 2006 of the Heritage Preservation Officer as follows:

That Council accept the recommendation of the Peterborough Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee (PACAC) and pass a by-law to provide an exception to Section 7 of by-law 03-208 allowing the Property at 544 Harvey Street, known historically as The Jamieson House, to be included in the HPTRP.

2. Report PLPD06-005

15 Cluxton Street

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLPD-005, dated January 24, 2005 of the Land Use Planner, as follows:

a) That the application for Zoning By-Law Amendment, submitted by Gordon Usher on behalf of Mr. and Mrs. Raimondo DeMarchi, owners, to rezone the property at 15 Cluxton Street to recognize the existing use of the building as a triplex, be approved as set out in the draft by-law amendment included as Exhibit “D” to Report PLPD06-005, subject to the following:

i. Confirmation from the City’s Fire Department and Building Division that the existing units comply with the requirements of the Ontario Building Code and the Ontario Fire Code;

ii. Confirmation from the City’s Property Standards Officer that the outstanding property standards issues, as outlined in the March 14, 2005 have been addressed;

iii. Payment of cash-in-lieu of parkland for the third unit; and

iv. Payment of all applicable development charges for the third unit.

3. Report PLPD06-004

2350 Woodglade Blvd.

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLPD06-004, dated January 24, 2006 of the Planner, Land Use, as follows:

a) That the application submitted by MHBC Planning Limited/Sherwood Centre Inc., to amend the Official Plan and Zoning By-Law provisions for the property known as 2350 Woodglade Boulevard, be referred back to Planning Staff;

b) That Planning Staff facilitate further discussion between the owners and the area residents at a Neighbourhood Meeting, regarding alternative design options for the berm and the proposed free standing fast food outlet; and

c) That a further report be prepared for the March 6, 2006 Planning Committee Meeting, with a recommendation reflecting the outcome of the Neighbourhood Meeting, and that the Public Meeting be continued at that time.

4. Report PLPD06-003

Application for Site Plan Approval

Three Buildings with Two Commercial Retail Units and Two Restaurants at 821 and 841 Rye Street

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report PLPD06-003 dated January 24, 2006 of the Planner, Urban Design, as follows:

a) That the site plan application submitted by Dillon Consulting Limited for the construction of three commercial buildings totalling 5,784 square metres (62,258 square feet) at 821 and 841 Rye Street, be approved subject to the following conditions:

i) The deposit of a parks levy in the amount of $24,600.00.

ii) The deposit of site work performance security in the amount of $80,000.

iii) The conveyance of road widening, across the entire Lansdowne Street frontage of the property, free of encumbrances, and at no cost to the City, to achieve a road allowance width of 18.0 metres measured from the centre line of the Lansdowne Street road allowance.

iv) The submission of all the technical details requested of the City’s Site Plan Committee, to the satisfaction of the Utility Services and Planning and Development Services Departments.

5. Report PLPD06-007

Application for Site Plan Approval

1070, 1016, 1014, 1012 and Part of Properties known as 980, 990, 996 and 1000 Parkhill Road West

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report PLPD06-007 dated January 24, 2006, of the Planner, Urban Design, as follows:

a) That the site plan application submitted by Triple T Holdings Limited for the construction of 41 row house dwelling units at 1070, 1016, 1014, 1012, and parts of properties known as 980, 990, 996 and 1000 Parkhill Road West be approved subject to the following conditions:

i) the deposit of site work performance security in the amount of $82,000.00.

ii) the conveyance of a 5.18 metre strip of land to the City, across the entire Parkhill Road frontage of the property, at no cost and free of encumbrances, for future road widening purposes.

iii) the conveyance of a 0.58 hectare parcel of parkland to the City, at no cost, and free of encumbrances, as illustrated in Exhibit “F” attached to Report PLPD06-007.

iv) the submission of all the technical information and requested revisions to the satisfaction of the City’s Utility Services Department and the Planning and Development Services Department.

v) that a permit is obtained from the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority for the Fill, Construction and Alteration to Waterway under Ontario Regulation 282/97.

vi) the registration of a conservation/public access easement across the entire portion of property zoned O.S.1 - Open Space District at no cost to the City.

vii) the approval of the Otonabee Region Conservation Authority and the Ministry of the Environment for the proposed storm water detention pond discharge.

viii) payment of outstanding local improvement charges assessed against the site, in a manner satisfactory to the Director of the Utility Services Department.

b) That the “H” - Holding Provision be removed from the zoning of the properties at 1070, 1016, 1014, 1012 and parts of properties at 980, 990, 996 and 1000 Parkhill Road West.

6. Report PLPD06-008

Places to Grow

That Council approve the recommendations contained in Report PLPD06-008 of the Manager of Planning as follows:

a) That the comments on the Draft Growth Plan as contained in staff report PLPD06-008 be forwarded to the Ministry of Public Infrastructure Renewal;

b) That Council authorize the submission of these comments by the January 27, 2006 deadline, it being noted that City Council will not formally adopt the Planning Committee Report until after the submission deadline; and

c) That Council authorize the Director of Planning and Development Services and the City Administrator to collaborate on a joint submission with other separated cities that share similar concerns with the draft Growth Plan.

7. CSCH06-001

Heritage Designation of Historic Properties

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report CSCH06-001 dated January 24th, 2006, of the Heritage Preservation Officer, as follows:

a) That the recommendation of the Peterborough Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee (PACAC) to designate the buildings at: 402-404 George Street North; 414-416 George Street North; 168 Brock Street; 385-387 Reid Street; 544 George Street North; and 544 Harvey Street, as heritage properties under Part IV, section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act (R.S.O. 1990, c.0.18) as being of “cultural heritage value or interest”, be approved; and,

b) That the City Clerk be requested to publish Council’s intention to designate in a newspaper having general circulation in the municipality as per the Ontario Heritage Act R.S.O. 1990, c. O.18, s. 31 (3); and,

c) That the Heritage Preservation Officer be requested to serve the owners of the properties to be designated, and the Ontario Heritage Foundation with a notice of intention to designate as per the Ontario Heritage Act R.S.O. 1990, c. O.18, s. 31 (3)

8. PRHC Silver Cross Stained Glass Window

That staff request an information report from the PRHC New Hospital Committee regarding the status of the Silver Cross Mother’s stained glass window naming over four hundred local veterans names, specifically what will be done with this window when the new hospital is complete.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor J. Doris

Chairman

February 6, 2006


 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE REPORT NO. 2

MEETING OF JANUARY 30, 2006

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD FEBRUARY 6, 2006

THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2006, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Report FACLK06-006

Appointments to Peterborough Utilities Group

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report FACLK06-006, dated January 30, 2006, of the City Clerk, as follows:

a) That the following individuals be appointed to the City of Peterborough Holdings Inc. for a three year term to expire December 31, 2008:

i) Gary Lounsbury

ii) Clifford Maynes

iii) John Connolly

b) That the following individuals be appointed to Peterborough Distribution Inc. for a three year term to expire December 31, 2008:

i) Charles Kidd

2. Report OSC06-001

Taxicab Licenses – Delegation of authority to Peterborough-Lakefield Police Services Board

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report OCS06-001, dated January 30, 2006, of the Associate City Solicitor, as follows:

That Council, at the request of the Peterborough-Lakefield Community Police Services Board, pass a by-law delegating to the Board the authority to license, regulate and govern the owners and drivers of taxicabs within the City of Peterborough.

3. Report USES06-001

Award the Supply and Delivery of Iron Product for the Wastewater Treatment Plant – Document No. T-44-05

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report USES06-001 dated January 30, 2006 of the Manager of Environmental Protection Division as follows:

That City Council award Tender T-44-05 for the supply and delivery of Ferrous Chloride to Eaglebrook Inc. of Canada, 626 Oak Park Road, Brantford, ON, N3T 5V6, in the amount of $0.9587/kg including (GST) for a 3 year term.


 

4. Report USEs06-002

Award the Supply & Delivery of an Automated Hydride Mercury Analysis System – T-45-05

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report USEs06-002 dated January 30, 2006, of the Manager of Environmental Protection Division as follows:

That City Council award Tender T-45-05 for the supply and delivery of a Mercury Analyser/Hydride Analysis System to Varian Canada Inc., 6705 Millcreek, Unit 5, Mississauga, ON, Canada L5N 5R9, in the amount of $34,337.00 plus $2,403.59 (P.S.T.) and $2,746.96 (G.S.T.) for a total of $39,487.55.

5. Report SS06-002

Rural Outreach Program-Employment Support Services

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report SS06-002 dated January 30, 2006, of the Coordinator, Peterborough Employment Resource Centre, as follows:

That Council approve the recruitment of a full-time Employment Support Worker for the Rural Outreach Program to be fully funded by Service Canada.

6. Report SS06-003

Self Employment Contract Renewal

Original By-Law 02-157

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report SS06-003 dated January 30, 2006, of the Manager of Social Assistance, as follows:

a) That the delivery of the Self Employment Program be continued by McMaster and Associates. (Appendix A – By-Law 02-157)

b) That the contract originally executed on September 1, 2002, be amended to allow for annual renewal. (Appendix B – Addendum 1)

7. Report CSCH06-005

Market Hall Interior Renovation Feasibility Study

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report CSCH06-005 dated January 30, 2006, of the Heritage Preservation Officer, as follows:

That up to $20,000 of the 2005 capital budget approved for Market Hall’s heating system maintenance be reallocated to provide matching funds for a feasibility study for the interior renovations of the theatre.

8. Report FAFS06-002

Insurance Renewal

That the CAO and Director of Finance and Administration draft a letter to the Premier, AMO and the Municipal Financial Officers Association asking that they investigate the high insurance costs to municipalities.

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report FAFS06-002 dated January 30, 2006 of the Director Finance and Administrative Services as follows:

a) That the City extend its current Insurance and Risk Management Program agreement to the Frank Cowan Company Limited, 4 Cowan Street East, Princeton, Ontario, N0J 1V0 for the renewal period December 31, 2005 to December 30, 2006 at a total cost of $562,336 excluding taxes.

That Items b) and c) be referred back to staff for a further report.

Council at its meeting of February 6, 2006, adopted the following:

That Item 8 (Insurance Renewal), be deferred until the next meeting of Committee of the Whole.

9. Report POL06-001

Safer Communities-1000 Officers Partnership Program

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report POL06-001, dated January 30, 2006, of the Chief of Police and Deputy Chief of Police, as follows:

a) That Council approve the Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service Board request that as part of the Safer Communities-1000 Officers Partnership Program approval be given

i) to hire three (3) new officers in 2006, commencing with two in May and one in September

ii) to hire two (2) in 2007, commencing in January

iii) to consider two (2) officers hired during 2004 under previous Council approval as part of the Safer Communities-1000 Officers Partnership Program

b) That a by-law be passed authorizing the execution of an agreement between her Majesty the Queen in right of Ontario as represented by the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services and the Corporation of the City of Peterborough and the Peterborough Lakefield Police Services Board, approving the participation of all parties in the Safer Communities-1000 Officers Partnership Program for each of the seven officers.

10. Report CSPMC06-001

Peterborough Memorial Centre Ticketing System Purchase Award of Document P-30-05

That Council approve the recommendations as outlined in report CSPMC06-001 dated January 30, 2006 by the General Manager of the Peterborough Memorial Centre and the Manager of Financial Services as follows:

a) That Request for Proposals Document P-30-05 for an automated Ticketing System for the Peterborough Memorial Centre be awarded to Audience View Software Corporation, 36 Toronto Street, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario at a cost of $207,011 including GST of $12,780 and PST of $11,656.

b) That staff be authorized to incur other costs required for implementation such as hardware, security audit, etc. up to $78,697 including GST of $3,637 and PST of $3,660.

c) That the total $270,000 cost, net of GST, be funded from an interest-bearing loan to be repaid over a six year period from INTERNET service charges.

d) That the interest rate to be charged on the loan equal the average rate of return on City of Peterborough investments at the time the initial capital outlay is made.

11. Report USTR06-003

Traffic Technical Committee

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report USTR06-003, dated January 30, 2006, from the Manager of Transportation, as follows:

The Traffic Technical Committee recommends:

a) That a by-law be enacted to amend By-Law 91-56 (Through Streets) to facilitate the installation of stop sign control on Golfview Drive at Whitefield Drive.

c) That traffic operational changes not be implemented on Park Street from Townsend Street to Albert Street.

d) That a by-law be enacted to amend By-Law 93-100 (Parking By-Law) to implement a ‘No Parking’ zone on the south side of Sherbrooke Street between Monaghan Road and Park Street.

f) That sidewalk be constructed on Otonabee Drive and that this project be forwarded to Engineering Division Staff for budget consideration.

Council at its meeting of February 6, 2006, adopted the following amendment to f):

“That the engineering division consider putting sidewalks on the west side of Otonabee Drive”.

Council at its meeting of February 6, 2006, adopted the following amendment to f):

That Item 11 f) be amended by adding “That a public meeting be scheduled when this project is ready for public review”.

g) That a by-law be enacted to amend By-Law 93-100 (Parking By-Law) to implement a ‘No Stopping’ ‘Taxis Only’ ‘12:00 am to 3:00 am’ zone on both sides of George Street between Charlotte Street and Sherbrooke Street.

That Item b), that traffic operational changes not be implemented on London Street from Water Street to the Quaker entrance. That tree trimming be done on London Street at the Rotary Trail to improve sightlines for pedestrians, be referred for more information.

e) That all-way Stop control not be installed at the intersection of Mark Street and Sophia Street. That oversize stop signs be installed on James Street at the intersection of Mark Street and James Street.

12. Report USEC06-001

Request from Durham Region to Enter into Long Term Waste Management Discussions

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report USEC06-001 dated January 30, 2006 of the Director of Utility Services as follows:

a) That staff be directed to enter into discussions with staff of the Regional Municipality of Durham related to a potential partnership in a long-term regional waste management relationship and further;

b) That the above noted relationship would be based on the Regional Municipality of Durham providing a means of processing garbage from the Region of Durham and County/City of Peterborough, and the County /City of Peterborough providing a landfill site for the processed end material, and further;

c) That the Waste Management Committee and Councils be updated as to the progress and direction of the discussions on a regular basis and that terms of any proposed agreement would have to meet the satisfaction of the Waste Management Committee and the Councils of both the County and City of Peterborough.

13. Report CSF06-002

Fully Equipped Rescue Pumper

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report CSF06-002 dated January 30, 2006 of the Fire Chief as follows:

a) That Council authorize the purchase of one (1) Fully Equipped Rescue Pumper at a budgeted cost of $508,000 including GST.

b) That as the first step in the process, Council authorize the purchase of a 2006 Spartan Fire Truck Chassis from Spartan Motors Chassis Incorporated at a cost of $185,339.17 that includes $12,124.99 GST.

c) That the project be reflected in the Fire Department’s 2006 capital budget as being 100% funded from Fire Department Development Charge Sub Reserve Fund.

14. Report CSD06-001

Tollington Parks Endowment Fund

That this item be referred to the legal department for review.


 

15. Report CSCH06-004

PACAC Recommendation to Council Concerning the Wall of Honour

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report CSCH06-004 dated January 30, 2006, of the Heritage Preservation Officer, as follows:

a) That Council receive the opinion of PACAC that the Wall of Honour does not negatively impact the heritage attributes of Confederation Square and recommends that City Council allow the alteration to Confederation Square as proposed.

b) That Council pass a resolution that, having consulted with its Municipal Heritage Committee, It is satisfied that the proposed installation of the Wall of Honour is not likely to affect the heritage attributes of the property.

16. Report FAFS06-001

Supply of Banking Services

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report FAFS06-001, dated January 30, 2006, of the Director of Finance and Administrative Services as follows:

a) That the City of Peterborough enter into an agreement with the Royal Bank of Canada for the supply of Banking Services for the period March 1, 2006 to February 28, 2011.

b) That the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to sign the necessary documents and a by-law be passed to enact the agreement.

17. FACLK06-002

Award of P33-05 – Lease of Internet Voting Services and Vote Tabulators – 2006 Municipal Election

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report FACLK06-002, dated January 30, 2006, of the City Clerk as follows:

a) That Request for Proposal Document P33-05, being a proposal seeking a partner to provide project management and implementation of internet advanced voting and vote tabulator services for the City of Peterborough 2006 Municipal Election be awarded to Dominion Voting Systems, 20 Mowat Avenue, 1st Floor Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6K 3E8, at a total upset price of $180,400 excluding PST and GST, subject to satisfactory detailed negotiations.

b) That upon successful negotiations, a by-law be passed to authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute an agreement between The Corporation of the City of Peterborough and Dominion Voting Systems.


 

18. OMERS Letter

Councillor Guiel asked if the letter sent in respect to OMERS had also been received by the standing committee. Ms. Reed indicated that staff would follow up on this letter.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor Juby

Chairman

January 30, 2006