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2006-03-20 City Council

Event date: Monday, March 20, 2006, at 6:30 PM

Agenda - Minutes

City Council Agenda
March 20, 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 meeting of Council held on:

a) February 27, 2006

2. Disclosure Of Pecuniary Interest

3. Delegations – Items on the Agenda

a) Planning Committee Report

None at this time.

b) Committee of the Whole Report

Norman Blodgett will make a delegation regarding Item 12 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (International Plowing Match Update)

Joel Parkes will make a delegation regarding Item 15 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Panhandling in Peterborough)

c) Other Items on this Agenda

None at this time.

4. Reports And Communications

a) Planning Committee Report No. 2

Planning Committee meeting of March 6, 2006

b) Planning Committee Report No. 3

Planning Committee meeting of March 13, 2006

c) Committee of the Whole Report No. 5

Committee of the Whole meeting of March 13, 2006

d) Committee of the Whole Report No. 6

Committee of the Whole meeting of March 20, 2006

5. Notices Of Motion

None at this time.

6. By-Laws

06-032 Being A By-Law To Amend By-Law Number 93-100 ‘Being A By-Law For The Regulation Of Parking’

06-033 Being A By-Law To Appoint Parking Enforcement Officers At 414 McKellar Street (Elim Family Worship Centre), 599 Brealey Drive, 659 Brealey Drive (St. Joseph’s At Fleming), 1 Residence Circle, 555 Bonaccord Street

06-034 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And The Pepsi Bottling Group (Canada) Company

06-035 Being A By-Law For The Supply And Delivery Of Ticketing System Software For The Peterborough Memorial Centre

06-036 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Use Of Optical Scanning Vote Tabulators For The Purpose Of Counting Votes At The 2006 Municipal Election, And The Use Of Internet Voting As An Alternative Voting Method.

06-037 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Dominion Voting Systems For Lease Of Internet Voting And Vote Tabulators For The 2006 Municipal Election

06-038 Being A By-Law To Establish Certain Lands In The City Of Peterborough As Part Of The Public Highway Named Milroy Drive, Fair Avenue, Neptune Street, Baker Street And Evans Drive

06-039 Being A By-Law To Adopt Amendment No. 132 To The Official Plan Of The City Of Peterborough (Lansdowne Place Mall)

06-040 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning By-Law For 2350 Woodglade Blvd.

06-041 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning By-Law For 661 Lansdowne St. W. And 769 Borden Avenue (Lansdowne Place Mall)

06-042 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Accurex Inc. For The Jackson Trunk Sanitary Sewer – Whitefield Drive To Clonsilla Avenue – T-01-06

06-043 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 Frances Stewart Improvements At Armour Road – T-06-06

06-044 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ltd. For Professional Services To Conduct A Detailed Flood Reduction Study Of The Thompson Creek Watershed In The City Of Peterborough (P-02-06)

06-045 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And XCG Consultants Ltd. For Professional Services To Conduct A Detailed Flood Reduction Study Of The Bears Creek Watershed In The City Of Peterborough (P-03-06)

06-046 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law For Lands Located North Of Maniece Avenue And West Of Television Road (590 Maniece)

06-047 Being A By-Law To Execute A Letter Of Agreement With The Province Of Ontario And The City Of Peterborough To Facilitate Provincial Funding To The City Under The Dedicated Gas Tax Funds For Public Transportation Program

06-048 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 Municipal Affairs And Housing And The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough (Housing Allowance Program)

06-049 Being A By-Law To Amend By-Law Number 93-100 ‘Being A By-Law For The Regulation Of Parking’

06-050 Being A By-Law To Amend By-Law Number 91-56 ‘Being A By-Law To Designate Through Highways And Erect Yield Right-Of-Way Signs’

7. Other Business

8. By-Law To Approve Actions Of Council

06-051 Being A By-Law To Confirm The Proceedings Of The Council At Its Meeting Held On March 20, 2006

9. Adjournment


City Council Minutes
March 20, 2006 at 6:30 PM - Council Chambers

Roll Call:

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

Minutes – February 27, 2006

Moved by Councillor Clarke, seconded by Councillor Cahill

That the Minutes of the meetings of Council held on February 27, 2006, be confirmed.

“CARRIED”

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest

Councillor Guiel declared an interest in Item 6 of Planning Committee Report #2 (Lansdowne Place Mall Expansion) as he is often employed by Loblaws.

Councillor Juby indicated an interest in Item #1 of Planning Committee Report #3 (590 Maniece Ave) as his company is involved in the transaction.

Councillors Herring and Cahill indicated an interest in Item 12 of Committee of the Whole Report #5 (International Plowing Match) as both are vendors at the event.

Delegations

Planning Committee

Paul Kinmond made a delegation regard Item 1 of Planning Committee Report #3 (590 Maniece Ave).

Patti Peeters made a delegation regarding Item 1 of Planning Committee Report #3 (590 Maniece Ave).

Bill Lett, 385 Reid Street made a delegation regarding Item 1 of Planning Committee Report #3 (590 Maniece Ave).

Mr. Porter made a delegation regarding Item 1 of Planning Committee Report #3 (590 Maniece Ave).

Committee of the Whole

Norman Blodgett made a delegation regarding Item 12 of Committee of the Whole Report #5 (International Plowing Match Update).

Joel Parkes made a delegation regarding Item 15 of Committee of the Whole Report #5 (Panhandling in Peterborough).

Gary Larson made a delegation regarding Item 17 of Committee of the Whole Report #5 (Jackson/Lily Lake SPA Trunk Sanitary Sewer (T-01-06)).

John Pritchard made a delegation regarding Item of Committee of the Whole Report#6 (Brealey Drive Urbanization).

Other Items on This Agenda

Mr. Snelgrove made a delegation regarding By-Law 06-040 (2350 Woodglade Blvd.)

Report Number 2 of the Planning Committee

Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Cahill

That Report Number 2 of the Planning Committee Meeting of March 6, 2006, be approved.

Item #4 (2350 Woodglade Blvd.)

Moved by Councillor Hall

That the H Holding Symbol be removed upon Site Plan Approval and site plan improvements. That Site Plan Approval include sound attenuation devices.

There was no seconder to the motion.

Moved by Councillor Hall

That portable and freestanding signs not be permitted on this property.

There was no seconder to the motion.

A recorded vote on Item #4 was requested by Councillor Hall.

Yea

Nay

Councillor Herring

Councillor Hall

Councillor Eggleton

Councillor Juby

Councillor Guiel

Councillor Vass

Councillor Rexe

Councillor Clarke

Councillor Cahill

Councillor Doris

Mayor Sutherland

"CARRIED"

Upon the original motion of Councillors Juby and Cahill less Item 6, this motion carried.

Upon Item #6 (661 Lansdowne Street West, 769 Borden Avenue Lansdowne Place Mall Expansion), this motion carried.

Report Number 3 of the Planning Committee

Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Cahill

That Report Number 3 of the Planning Committee Meeting of March 13, 2006, be approved.

“CARRIED”

Report Number 5 of the Committee of the Whole

Moved by Councillor Juby, seconded by Councillor Guiel

That Report Number 5 of the Committee of the Whole Meeting of March 13, 2006, be approved.

Upon the original motion of Councillors Juby and Guiel, less Item #12, this motion carried.

Upon Item #12 (Report CSD06-003, International Plowing Match Update), this motion carried.

Report Number 6 of the Committee of the Whole

Moved by Councillor Juby, seconded by Councillor Eggleton

That Report Number 6 of the Committee of the Whole Meeting of March 20, 2006, be approved.

“CARRIED”

Notices of Motion

There were no notices of motion.

By-Laws

Moved by Councillor Eggleton, seconded by Councillor Rexe

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

06-032 Being A By-Law To Amend By-Law Number 93-100 ‘Being A By-Law For The Regulation Of Parking’

06-033 Being A By-Law To Appoint Parking Enforcement Officers At 414 McKellar Street (Elim Family Worship Centre), 599 Brealey Drive, 659 Brealey Drive (St. Joseph’s At Fleming), 1 Residence Circle, 555 Bonaccord Street

06-034 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And The Pepsi Bottling Group (Canada) Company

06-035 Being A By-Law For The Supply And Delivery Of Ticketing System Software For The Peterborough Memorial Centre

06-036 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Use Of Optical Scanning Vote Tabulators For The Purpose Of Counting Votes At The 2006 Municipal Election, And The Use Of Internet Voting As An Alternative Voting Method.

06-037 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Dominion Voting Systems For Lease Of Internet Voting And Vote Tabulators For The 2006 Municipal Election

06-038 Being A By-Law To Establish Certain Lands In The City Of Peterborough As Part Of The Public Highway Named Milroy Drive, Fair Avenue, Neptune Street, Baker Street And Evans Drive

06-039 Being A By-Law To Adopt Amendment No. 132 To The Official Plan Of The City Of Peterborough (2350 Woodglade Blvd.)

06-040 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning By-Law For 2350 Woodglade Blvd.

06-041 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning By-Law For 661 Lansdowne St. W. And 769 Borden Avenue(Lansdowne Place Mall)

06-042 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Accurex Inc. For The Jackson Trunk Sanitary Sewer – Whitefield Drive To Clonsilla Avenue – T-01-06

06-043 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 Frances Stewart Improvements At Armour Road – T-06-06

06-044 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ltd. For Professional Services To Conduct A Detailed Flood Reduction Study Of The Thompson Creek Watershed In The City Of Peterborough (P-02-06)

06-045 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And XCG Consultants Ltd. For Professional Services To Conduct A Detailed Flood Reduction Study Of The Bears Creek Watershed In The City Of Peterborough (P-03-06)

06-046 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law For Lands Located North Of Maniece Avenue And West Of Television Road (590 Maniece)

06-047 Being A By-Law To Execute A Letter Of Agreement With The Province Of Ontario And The City Of Peterborough To Facilitate Provincial Funding To The City Under The Dedicated Gas Tax Funds For Public Transportation Program

06-048 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 Municipal Affairs And Housing And The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough (Housing Allowance Program)

06-049 Being A By-Law To Amend By-Law Number 93-100 ‘Being A By-Law For The Regulation Of Parking’

06-050 Being A By-Law To Amend By-Law Number 91-56 ‘Being A By-Law To Designate Through Highways And Erect Yield Right-Of-Way Signs’

06-051 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Acquisition Of Part Of Lot 7, Concession 11 Designated As Part 1 On Reference Plan 45r-13638, City Of Peterborough, County Of Peterborough (Part Of 816 Brealey Drive)

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 Rexe indicated that Queen Elizabeth II will be celebrating her 80th birthday in the Fall. He enquired into what the City of Peterborough was doing to celebrate this event. Mayor Sutherland indicated that plans are in progress to have a scroll presented, and blank cards will be signed by individuals, etc.

Councillor Hall raised the issue of disclosure of salaries of employees in the Peterborough Utilities group of companies over $100,000

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Doris

That the CAO review the issue of disclosing salaries and taxable benefits that are over $100,000 for the Peterborough Utilities Group of Companies and that a report be provided on this matter.

“CARRIED”

Councillor Guiel advised that Councillors of the City and County have been invited to an evening with Ian Hill who will discuss Building Flourishing Communities on April 4, 2006.


Confirmatory By-Law

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Doris

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

06-052 Being A By-Law To Confirm The Proceedings Of The Council At Its Meeting Held March 20, 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 Rexe

That this meeting of City Council adjourn at 8:34 p.m.

“CARRIED”

Nancy Wright-Laking

City Clerk

Sylvia Sutherland

Mayor


 

PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 2

MARCH 6, 2006

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH, FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD MARCH 20, 2006

THE PLANNING COMMITTEE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2006, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Planner, Urban Design

Report PLPD06-012

Application for Site Plan Approval - 2300 Denure Drive

Three, Three-Storey Apartment Buildings with a total of 71 Dwelling Units

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report PLPD06-012 dated March 6, 2006, of the Planner, Urban Design, as follows:

a) That the Site Plan Application submitted by Lett Architects Inc. for the construction of three three-storey apartment buildings with a total of 71 dwelling units at 2300 Denure Drive be approved, subject to the following condition:

i) The deposit of site work performance security in the amount of $60,000.

2. Planner, Urban Design

Report PLPD06-014

Application for Condominium Approval

14 Units at 861 Wentworth Street

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report PLPD06-014 dated March 6, 2006 of the Planner, Urban Design as follows:

a) That the application for condominium approval submitted by 8112809 Ontario Inc. to exempt 14 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 861 Wentworth Street 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.


3. Planner, Urban Design

Report PLPD06-015

Application for Condominium Approval

1465 Lansdowne Street WestWestviewVillage

Phase I - 21 Units, Phase II - 7 units

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report PLPD06-015 dated March 6, 2006, of the Planner, Urban Design, as follows:

a) That the application for condominium approval submitted by Geertsma Homes Ltd. to exempt 28 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 1465 Lansdowne Street West be approved.

b) That the condominium development at 1465 Lansdowne Street West be approved as a phased condominium corporation in accordance with Chapter 26, Part X1 of the Condominium Act (as amended).

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 for Phase II be withheld until such time as the Building Division indicates that all the units are ready for occupancy.

4. Planner, Land Use

Report PLPD06-013

2350 Woodglade Blvd.

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLPD06-013, dated March 6, 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 modified and approved in accordance with Schedules 1 and 2 of Report PLPD06-013; and that Items #3 and #4 of proposed by-law (Schedule 2) are not required.

b) That the Traffic Technical Committee be directed to review the feasibility of a pedestrian crosswalk at Woodglade Blvd/White Crescent/Lillico Crescent intersection.

c) That Council authorize the Planning Division to initiate amendments to the City’s Sign By-Law as outlined in the Urban Design Section of Report PLPD06-013.


d) That the Council indicate a clear preference for the prohibition of on-street parking on Woodglade Blvd next to the development and that this matter be referred to the Traffic Technical Committee to evaluate and to determine if there is any technical reason why this cannot be accommodated.

e) That the site plan approval process also include the off-site landscape and screening requirements.

5. Director, Planning and Development Services

Report PLPD06-017

Transfer – Anson House to Peterborough Housing Corporation

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report PLPD06-017 dated March 6, 2006, of the Director of Planning & Development Services, as follows:

That the City of Peterborough, as the sole shareholder of Peterborough Housing Corporation (PHC), authorize the Board of Directors of the PHC to acquire all of the assets of Anson House, including the property municipally known as 136 Anson Street, for the development of affordable housing.

6. Planner, Land Use

Report PLPD06-009

661 Lansdowne Street West, 769 Borden Avenue

(Lansdowne Place Mall Expansion)

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLPD06-009, dated March 6, 2006 of the Land Use Planner, as follows:

a) That the zoning of the Lansdowne Place Mall property, known as 661 Lansdowne Street West, be amended to a “modified” Special District Commercial SP.94 zone;

b) That the zoning of the lands, known as 769 Borden Avenue (to be merged with the Mall property), be rezoned from Enhanced Service Industrial M3.2 to the “modified” Special District Commercial SP.94 zone;

c) That the modifications to the SP.94 zone address the following:

i. A capping of the gross leasable floor area of an individual office or studio use at 300m2 (3229 sq. ft.) in accordance with the policies of the Official Plan;

ii. the deletion of a cinema or theatre as a permitted use in accordance with the provisions of the Official Plan;

iii. The utilization of the term “Gross Leasable Floor Area” rather than ‘floor area” throughout the SP.94 district.

iv. An increase in the maximum lot area occupied or developed as a shopping centre from 9.3 ha (22.98 ac.) to 15.0 ha (37.06 ac) to reflect the expanded area of the site;

v. The deletion of a specific regulation pertaining to the maximum floor area for use by a place of entertainment, a gymnasium or health club or an assembly hall given that a cinema or theatre will no longer be permitted uses;

vi. A cap on the Gross Leasable Area (GLA), excluding the department store (Sears) and the major food store (Loblaws) of 17,600m2 (189,451sq. ft.) Gross Leasable Area;

vii. A cap on the amount of ancillary department store type merchandise floor space of 14,500 m2 (156,082 sq. ft.) GLA to reflect deletion of a cinema or theatre as permitted uses and the expanded mall space.

7. Planner, Urban Design

Report PLPD06-016

Application for Site Plan Approval - 90 Murray Street

Conversion of Former School to 50 Affordable Housing Units

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report PLPD06-016 dated March 6, 2006, of the Planner, Urban Design, as follows:

a) That the site plan application submitted by Moloney Property Development Corp. for the conversion of a former elementary school to provide 50 affordable housing units at 90 Murray Street be approved subject to the following:

i) the deposit of site work performance security in the amount of $30,000.

ii) the conveyance of a 7.62 metre day-lighting radius at the corner of McDonnel and College Streets to the City, at no cost and free of encumbrances.

iii) the final grading and location of the storm sewer on the future property fronting on McDonnel Street be to the satisfaction of the Development Services Engineer.

8. Terms of Reference – Environmental Assessments

That staff provide Council with the Terms of Reference for the Environmental Assessments for all major road works in the immediate planning horizon.

9. Pedestrian Crossing – Chemong Road

Councillor Eggleton enquired about the status of the report on the pedestrian crossing on Chemong Road at the Trail. Mr. Rye indicated that the report is forthcoming in the next few weeks, as staff is looking at various locations.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor J. Doris

Chairman

March 6, 2006


 

PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 3

MARCH 13, 2006

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH, FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD MARCH 20, 2006

THE PLANNING COMMITTEE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2006, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Planner, Urban Design

Report PLPD07-018

590 Maniece Ave.

(Browne, Large-Moran)

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLPD06-018, dated March 13, 2006 of the Planner, Urban Design, as follows:

a) That the application for Site Plan approval, submitted by Terry Browne and Erin Browne, for the property at 590 Maniece Avenue be approved as shown on the site plan included as Exhibit ‘A’ to staff report PLPD06-018 subject to:

i) the submission of a revised site plan:

1. showing the relocation of the driveway to Maniece Avenue, approximately 8 metres further to the east and;

2. to include the provision of a 2.0 metre high privacy fence, in accordance with zoning by-law regulations.

ii) the conveyance of a one foot reserve to the City along the entire Television Road frontage of the property;

iii) the deposit of a Parks Levy in accordance with The Planning Act as amended.

iv) the deposit of site work performance security in the amount of $2,500.00.

b) That a by-law be enacted to remove the holding provision from the parcel of land known as 590 Maniece Avenue as shown on the draft by-law included as Exhibit ‘B’ to staff report PLPD06-018.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor J. Doris

Chairman

March 13, 2006


 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE REPORT NO. 5

MEETING OF MARCH 13, 2006

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD MARCH 20, 2006

THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2006, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Director of Finance and Administrative Services

Report FAFS06-004

Insurance Renewal – Deductible Analysis

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report FAFS06-004 dated March 13, 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.

b) That the City continue to use Canada BrokerLink, 201 George Street North, Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 7H4 as the City’s insurance brokers and Berlett & Leonard Insurance Adjusters Ltd, 819 Ward Street, Suite 2A, Bridgenorth, Ontario, KOL IHO for adjusting services for the year 2006.

c) 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.

2. Director of Finance and Administrative Services

Report FAFS06-006

2005 Remuneration Statement

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report FAFS06-006 dated March 13, 2006 of the Director Finance and Administrative Services as follows:

That the 2005 Remuneration Statement for Council Members and Council appointees to boards, outlined in report FAFS06-006 dated March 13, 2006 of the Director Finance and Administrative Services be received for information.

3. Director of Social Services

Report SS06-006

Deferral of the renewal of Service Contract between the Ministry of Community and Social Services and the Ministry of Children and Youth Services and the City of Peterborough for the purposes of Ontario Works and Child Care Services

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report SS06-006 dated March 13, 2006, of the Director of Social Services, as follows:

Defer renewal of the Service Contract with the Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) and the Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) for the delivery of Ontario Works (OW) and Child Care Services, until further information regarding the impact of the new MCSS - OW Employment Service directive is clarified re: provision of service to clients of the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).

4. Manager of Waste Management

Report USWM06-003

Amendment to the Value of the Contract Award to Active Scale Manufacturing

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report USWM06-003 dated March 13, 2006 from the Manager of Waste Management as follows:

a) That the value of the award for the Supply and Installation of a Scale House and Scales to Active Scale Manufacturing Inc., 4-27 West Beaver Creek Road, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 1M8, be increased by $29,044 before taxes, for a revised price of $206,000, before taxes, to design and install a fully accessible scale house and to purchase a second, new 80-foot weigh scale;

b) That the existing 80-foot weigh scale be sold for no less than $14,000 once the new scales are installed and operational; and

c) That the net price increase of $15,044 will be covered within the existing capital budget.

5. Manager of Engineering and Construction

Report USEC06-005

Park Street North Bridge (over Jackson Creek) Rehabilitation

That Council approves the recommendations outlined in Report USEC06-005 dated March 13, 2006 from the Manager of Engineering and Construction as follows:

a) That Council approve the Preferred Alternative (“Construct New Rigid Frame Superstructure and Repair Existing Substructure”) for rehabilitation of the Park Street North Bridge, as documented in the Environmental Screening Report dated November 2005, prepared by McCormick Rankin Corporation; and

b) That Council direct staff to file Notice of Completion for the mandatory 30-day review period of the Environmental Screening Report (Project File) in accordance with the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment requirements.

6. Manager of Engineering and Construction

Report USEC06-006

Bonaccord Street Bridge (over Jackson Creek) Rehabilitation

That Council approves the recommendations outlined in Report USEC06-006 dated March 13, 2006 from the Manager of Engineering and Construction as follows:

a) That Council approve the Preferred Alternative (“Construct New Rigid Frame Superstructure and Repair Existing Substructure”) for rehabilitation of the Bonaccord Street Bridge, as documented in the Environmental Screening Report dated November 2005, prepared by McCormick Rankin Corporation; and

b) That Council direct staff to file Notice of Completion for the mandatory 30-day review period of the Environmental Screening Report (Project File) in accordance with the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment requirements.

7. Manager of Engineering and Construction

Report USEC06-007

Jackson/Lily Lake SPA Trunk Sanitary Sewer (T-01-06)

That Council approves the recommendations outlined in Report USEC06-007 dated March 13, 2006 from the Manager of Engineering and Construction as follows:

a) That the tender of Accurex Inc., 150 O’Carroll Avenue, Unit 1, Peterborough, Ontario, K9H 4V3, in the amount of $540,974.81 plus $37,868.24 GST, for a total amount of $578,843.05 for Contract T-01-06 (Jackson Trunk Sanitary Sewer) be accepted; and

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

8. Manager of Engineering and Construction

Report USEC06-008

Frances Stewart Road Improvements (T-06-06)

That Council approves the recommendations outlined in Report USEC06-008 dated March 13, 2006 from the Manager of Engineering and Construction as follows:

a) That the tender of Drain Bros. Excavating Ltd., RR#2 Lakefield, Ontario, K0L 2H0, in the amount of $156,877.82 plus $10,981.45 GST, for a total amount of $167,859.27 for Contract T-06-06 (Frances Stewart Road Improvements) be accepted; and

b) That a capital levy amount of $85,500.00 be pre-committed against 2006 Capital Budget for this project; and

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

9. Manager of Transportation

Report USTR06-007

Provincial Gas Tax Program

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report USTR06-007 dated March 13, 2006 from the Manager of Transportation as follows:

That a By-Law be passed authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to enter into a Letter of Agreement between the Province of Ontario represented by the Minister of Transportation for the Province of Ontario and the City of Peterborough to facilitate provincial funding to the City under the Dedicated Gas Tax Funds for Public Transportation Program.

10. Property Asset Manager

Report PLPD06-019

Expenditures of General Aviation Taxiway Construction

That Council approve the recommendations of Report PLPD06-019, of the Property Asset Manager as follows:

That Council approve payment to Richard McPhee & Company Limited in the amount of $47,843.00 plus GST for labour and machine time used in the construction of a new general aviation taxiway at the Peterborough Airport.

11. Manager of Recreation

Report CSRS06-002

Issue of Income Tax Receipts – Peterborough Lawn Bowling Club Ltd.

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report CSRS06-002 dated March 13, 2006, of the Recreation Manager as follows:

a) That the construction of a new Seniors Centre and capital upgrades at the Peterborough Lawn Bowling Club at 577 McDonnel Street, Peterborough, Ontario be deemed to be in the City of Peterborough’s interest.

b) That for a period up to April 30, 2011, the City accept donations, issue income tax receipts to donors, and deposit all monies received in an interest-bearing account held by the City.

c) That a grant(s) in the amount of donations received plus interest be provided to the Peterborough Lawn Bowling Club as required to support the project.

12. Director of Community Services

Report CSD06-003

International Plowing Match Update

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report CSD06-003 dated March 13, 2006 of the Director of Community Services as follows:

That the report informing Council that Mr. Norman Blodgett, Chairman of the Peterborough International Plowing Match and Rural Expo 2006, plans to attend the March 20, 2006 Council meeting to provide an update on the event be received.

13. Manager of Transportation

Report USTR06-006

Free Parking for Vehicles Bearing Veterans Plates

That the Clerk’s Office obtain rear view hanging identification tags with the poppy symbol and issue such to veterans of the Second World War, the Korean conflict and any individual who has served their country in an active theatre of war for use for free parking. And that the tag be returned upon the death of the veteran or within 15 years, whatever comes first.


14. Manager of Engineering and Construction

Report USEC06-010

Bears Creek Watershed, Detailed Flood Reduction Study

That Council approves the recommendations outlined in Report USEC06-010 dated March 13, 2006 from the Manager of Engineering and Construction as follows:

a) That Request for Proposal Document P03-06, to complete a Detailed Flood Reduction Study for Bears Creek Watershed, be awarded to XCG Consultants Ltd, 33 Earl St. Kingston Ontario K7L 2G4 for an upset fee of $204,724.00 plus GST of $14,440.68 for a total amount of $219,054.68

b) That the $204,724 requirement, net of GST, be funded from a $102,362 transfer from the Capital Levy Supported component of the Flood Reduction Plan Reserve and a $102,362 transfer from the Sewer Surcharge Supported component of the Flood Reduction Plan Reserve.

c) That a by-law be passed authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to sign the engineering agreement.

15. CORRESP06-001

Joel Parkes

Panhandling in Peterborough

That CORRESP06-001 regarding panhandling in the City of Peterborough be referred to the City Solicitor and the Social Services department to compare the by-laws of the Cities of Peterborough and Barrie and other legislation and to report back to Council on this matter. And that this review also include a review by staff of alternatives to fill in public places.

16. CORRESP06-002

Robert W. Runciman, MPP, Leeds-Grenville

Establishment of an Eastern Ontario Secretariat within the Provincial Government

That correspondence CORRESP06-002, from Robert W. Runciman, MPP, Leeds-Grenville, be received and that the City of Peterborough support the Private Membership Motion for the establishment of an Eastern Ontario Secretariat within the Province of Ontario, recognizing this remains the prerogative of the Premier of Ontario.


17. CORRESP06-003

Festival of Lights

Request to use the City Crest on a banner for the Festival of Lights.

That correspondence CORRESP06-003, from the Peterborough Summer Festival of Lights be received and permission granted for the use of the City crest on a banner that will hang at the Festival throughout the season.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor Juby

Chairman

March 13, 2006


 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE REPORT NO. 6

MEETING OF MARCH 20, 2006

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD MARCH 20, 2006

THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2006, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Report PLPD06-020

Sale of 816 Brealey Drive

That Council approve the recommendations of Report PLPD06-020, dated March 20, 2006, of the Property Asset Manager as follows:

That a by-law be enacted to authorize the purchase of the property known as Part of Lot 7, Concession 11, formerly in the Township of North Monaghan, now in the City of Peterborough, designated as Part 1 on Reference Plan 45R-13638, from Carol Dianne Ouellette, and Robert Ouellette at a purchase price of $4,500 plus legal fees.

2. Report USEC06-009

Thompson Creek Watershed, Detailed Flood Reduction Study

That Council approves the recommendations outlined in Report USEC06-009 dated March 20, 2006 from the Manager of Engineering and Construction as follows:

a) That Request for Proposal Document P20-06, to complete a Detailed Flood Reduction Study for the Thompson Creek Watershed, be awarded to Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ltd., 80 Commerce Valley Dr. E. Thornhill, Ontario, L3T 74N for an upset fee of $155,095.00 plus GST of $10,856.65 for a total amount of $165,951.65

b) That the $155,095 requirement, net of GST, be funded from a $77,548 transfer from the Capital Levy Supported component of the Flood Reduction Plan Reserve and a $77,547 transfer from the Sewer Surcharge Supported component of the Flood Reduction Plan Reserve.

c) That a by-law be passed authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to sign the engineering agreement.

3. Report USEC06-004A

Brealey Drive Urbanization (Sir Sandford Fleming Drive to Lansdowne Street West) – Approval to File ESR

That this item be referred to the CAO for further review.

4. Report USWM07-004

Award of Proposal P-05-06 for Municipal Leaf and Yard Waste Composting Operations

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report USWM06-004 dated March 20, 2006 from the Waste Reduction Officer as follows:

a) That Request for Proposal Document P-05-06, for the grinding of green waste and the screening of finished compost, be awarded to K. Mulrooney Trucking Ltd., 1280 McAdoo Lane, Kingston, Ontario K0H 1S0 for a one year period as outlined in the proposal specifications for an estimated amount of $96,700. plus GST; and

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

5. Report SS06-005

Best Start Human Resources

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report SS06-005 dated March 20, 2006, of the Manager, Community Partnerships and Family Services, as follows:

a) That Council approve the recruitment of one Temporary Full Time Social Services Co-ordinator to lead Best Start and the Children’s Services Unit of the Community Partnerships and Family Services Division and fund the position with 100% Best Start funding.

b) That Council approve the recruitment of one additional full time temporary Child Care Assessment Officer and fund the position with 100% provincial Best Start funding.

c) That Council approve the recruitment of one additional full time temporary Secretary and fund the position with 100% provincial Best Start funding.

d) That Council accepts the financial analysis that was presented to Joint Services Steering Committee prior to final implementation, identifyingthe impact on the City and County of Peterborough budgets once the 100% Provincial/Federal funding ceases as of March 31, 2007, as described in SSJSSC06-005.

6. Best Start/Family Services Coordinator

Report SS06-007

Best Start Planning Documents

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report SS06-007 dated March 20, 2006, of the Best Start/Family Services Coordinator, as follows:

a) That Council allocate the 100% federal/provincial Best Start funds as detailed in the Phase One Integrated Implementation Plan for the period of March 31, 2006 to March 31, 2008 contingent on the direction of government public policy and the availability of 100% federal/provincial funding for Best Start.

b) That Council approve the Mayor and City Clerk to sign the Best Start Phase One Integrated Implementation Plan for the period of March 31, 2006 to March 31 2008 contingent on the direction of government public policy and availability 100% federal/provincial funding for Best Start.

c) That staff prepare a detailed Childcare subsidy exit strategy for approval by municipal Councils, should the province fail to provide100% funding to sustain the services and subsidies made available through the Best Start Program.

d) That staff prepare notification to all clients who receive childcare fee subsidies resulting from the implementation of the Best Start Plan, that subsidies will end March 31, 2007, if Best Start funding is no longer available.

e) That staff prepare notification to all agencies that receive childcare wage subsidies resulting from the implementation of the Best Start Plan, that subsidies will end March 31, 2007, if Best Start funding is no longer available.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor Juby

Chairman

March 20, 2006