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2007-03-19 City Council

Event date: Monday, March 19, 2007, at 6:30 PM

Agenda - Minutes

City Council Agenda
March 19, 2007 at 6:30 PM - Council Chambers

The Lord’s Prayer

Thirty Seconds Of Silent Prayer

National Anthem

Ceremonial Presentation –Heritage Awards

  1. Adoption of Minutes

    Minutes of the meeting of Council held on February 26, 2007

  2. Disclosure Of Pecuniary Interest
  3.  

  4. Delegations – Items on the Agenda

     
    1. Planning Committee Report

      Nicholas Macos, Towerhill Developments will make a delegation on item 4 of Planning Committee Report 4 (Mason Homes) 

    2. Committee of the Whole Reports

      Jan Chisholm will make a delegation on item 1 of Committee of the Whole Report 4a (PRHC Road Network Improvements, Class Environmental Assessment)

      Jill Emery will make a delegation on item 1 of Committee of the Whole Report 4a (PRHC Road Network Improvements, Class Environmental Assessment)

      Anthony Peterson will make a delegation on item 1 of Committee of the Whole Report 4a (PRHC Road Network Improvements, Class Environmental Assessment)

      Jane Humphreys will make a delegation on item 1 of Committee of the Whole Report 4a (PRHC Road Network Improvements, Class Environmental Assessment)

      Carol Winter will make a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report)

      Mike DelMastro will make a delegation on item 12 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Rental Use of City-owned Facilities)

      Marion Burton, Peterborough District Labour Council, will make a delegation on item 14 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (CORRESP07-004 - Peterborough and District Labour Council - Coalition for Occupational and Environmental Health)

      Roy Brady will make a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report)

      Marie Bongard will make a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report)

      Dori Charters will make a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report)

      Teresa Curnow will make a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report)

      Linda Slavin will make a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report)

      Rachelle Sauve will make a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report)

    3. Other Items on this Agenda

      None at this time.

  5. Reports And Communications

    1. Planning Committee Report No. 4

      Planning Committee meeting of March 5, 2007

    2. Committee of the Whole Report No. 4a

      Committee of the Whole meeting of February 5, 2007

    3. Committee of the Whole Report No. 5

      Committee of the Whole meeting of March 12, 2007

  6. Notice Of Motion

    There are no notices of motion.

  7. By-Laws

    07-034 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And The Ministry Of Agriculture, Food And Rural Affairs (COMRIF)

    07-035 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Securitas Canada For A Three Year Contract From April 1, 2007 To March 31, 2010 (P-02-07)

    07-036 Being A By-Law To Establish Certain Lands In The City Of Peterborough As Part Of The Public Highway Named Foxmeadow Road

    07-037 Being A By-Law To Designate Certain Properties In The City Of Peterborough Under The Ontario Heritage Act, R.S.O. 1990, C.0.18 (189 Hunter Street West And 432 George Street North)

    07-038 Being A By-Law To Amend By-Law Number 93-100 ‘Being A By-Law For The Regulation Of Parking’

    07-039 Being A By-Law To Authorize That One-Third Of Council Member’s Remuneration Continue To Be Tax Exempt For The 2007-2010 Council Term

  8. Other Business
  9.  

  10. By-Law To Approve Actions Of Council

    07-040 Being A By-Law To Confirm The Proceedings Of The Council At Its Meeting Held On March 19, 2007

  11. Adjournment

City Council Minutes
March 19, 2007 at 6:30 PM - Council Chambers

Meeting call to order at 6:30 p.m.

Roll Call:

Councillor Clarke
Councillor Doris
Councillor Eggleton
Councillor Farquharson
Councillor Hall
Councillor Martin
Councillor Pappas
Councillor Peacock
Mayor Ayotte

Absent:

Councillor Peeters
Councillor Vass

Heritage Awards

Heritage Awards were presented to Don Willcock and Christopher Greene.

Minutes – February 26, 2007

Moved by Councillor Clarke, seconded by Councillor Pappas

That the Minutes of the meetings of Council held on February 26, 2007, be confirmed.

“CARRIED”

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest

Councillor Pappas declared an interest in Item 13 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (CORRESP07-003, By-Law 99-115 – Sandwich Board Signs), as he is a business owner that has a sandwich board sign.

Delegations

Planning Committee

Nicholas Macos, Towerhill Developments, made a delegation on item 4 of Planning Committee Report 4 (Mason Homes)

Kristin Kennedy, 1244 Royal Drive, made a delegation on item 4 of Planning Committee Report 4 (Mason Homes)

Gordon Petch, Mason Homes, made a delegation on item 4 of Planning Committee Report 4 (Mason Homes). Mr. Petch provided a handout to Council from XCG in respect to Chemong Planning Area: Mason Homes dated August 26, 2006

Ashley Mason, Mason Homes, 30 Pennsylvania Avenue, made a delegation on item 4 of Planning Committee Report 4 (Mason Homes). Ashley Mason provided a handout to Council from Mason Homes dated March 18, 2007 in respect to R.F. Downey Public School.

Committee of the Whole

Jan Chisholm, 529 Weller Street, made a delegation on item 1 of Committee of the Whole Report 4a (PRHC Road Network Improvements, Class Environmental Assessment)

Jill Emery, 459 Albertus Avenue, made a delegation on item 1 of Committee of the Whole Report 4a (PRHC Road Network Improvements, Class Environmental Assessment)

Anthony Peterson, 443 Hillcrest Avenue, made a delegation on item 1 of Committee of the Whole Report 4a (PRHC Road Network Improvements, Class Environmental Assessment)

Carol Winter, 1354 Bridle Drive, made a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report)

Mike DelMastro, 48 Lansdowne Street West, made a delegation on item 12 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Rental Use of City-owned Facilities)

Marion Burton, RR#3, Keene, Peterborough District Labour Council, made a delegation on item 14 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (CORRESP07-004 - Peterborough and District Labour Council - Coalition for Occupational and Environmental Health). Marion Burton provided a handout in respect to Occupational and Environmental Health Coalition Peterborough 2007.

Roy Brady, 2345 Mountland Drive, made a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report)

Marie Bongard, 461 Albert Street, made a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report). Marie Bongard provided a copy of her presentation for Council consideration.

Dori Charters, 182 Hazlitt Street, made a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report)

Teresa Curnow, 1601 Monaghan Road, made a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report). Teresa Curnow provided a copy of her presentation for Council consideration.

Linda Slavin, 3749 Wallace Point Road, made a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report)

Rachelle Sauve, Peterborough, made a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report)

Rob Rusland, 902 Valleyview Drive, made a delegation on item 12 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Rental Use of City-owned Facilities)

Corey Wink, 227 King George Street, made a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report)

Sharon Corrick, Riverview Manor, made a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report)

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Pappas

That the rules of order be suspended to allow the final three delegations to speak at this time.

“CARRIED”

Catherine Dibben, 677 Walkerfield Avenue, made a delegation on item 1 of Committee of the Whole Report 4a (PRHC Road Network Improvements, Class Environmental Assessment)

Vaughn Driscoll made a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report)

Gary McAllister, 220 Dublin Street, made a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report)

Cindy Buott, 1120 Water Street, made a delegation on item 7 of Committee of the Whole Report 5 (Mayor’s Poverty Task Force Report)

Other Items on This Agenda

There were no delegations.

Report Number 4 of the Planning Committee

Moved by Councillor Farquharson, seconded by Councillor Eggleton

That Report Number 4 of the Planning Committee Meeting of March 5, 2007, be approved.

Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Hall

That Item #4 of Report Number 4 of the Planning Committee Meeting be separated.

“CARRIED”

Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Clarke

That the motion of Item #4 (Mason Homes) be substituted with the original motion of Planning Report PLPD07-008 as follows:

a) That Schedule ‘A’ – Land Use of the Official Plan be amended in accordance with Exhibit ‘E’ of Report PLPD07-008.

b) That Draft Plan of Subdivision Approval for Plan 15T-05504, attached to Report PLPD07-008A as Schedule 1 dated February 26, 2007, be granted, as amended, subject to the Conditions of Draft Plan Approval attached to Report PLPD07-008A as Schedule 2.

c) That Zoning By-Law 1997-123 be amended by adding Special Districts 328, 329, 330, 331, 332, 333 and 334 in accordance with Exhibit ‘F’ of Report PLPD07-008.

d) That the subject property be rezoned from A.2 – Agriculture District to SP 328-“H”; SP.328, 10b – “H”; SP.329-“H”, SP.330-“H”, SP.331-“H”, SP.332-“H”, SP.333-“H”, SP.334-“H” – Residential Districts and OS.1 and OS.3 – Open Space Districts, in accordance with the Draft Plan of Subdivision.

e) That the Draft Plan of Subdivision filed by Mason Homes Limited for approximately 105 units west of Hilliard Street and north of Franklin Drive be adopted as the test subdivision in accordance with article 1.1 of the Interim Policy.

Moved by Councillor Clarke, seconded by Councillor Peacock

That this item be referred to the Planning Committee Meeting being held on March 26, 2007.

Mayor Ayotte ruled the deferral motion out of order and indicated that Council should deal with the original motion on the floor prior to review of the deferral motion.

Councillor Doris requested a recorded vote on Item #4 (Mason Homes).

Yea Nay
Councillor Doris Councillor Eggleton
Councillor Farquharson Councillor Hall
Councillor Martin
Councillor Clarke
Councillor Pappas
Councillor Peacock
Mayor Ayotte

Upon the motion for substitution made by Councillor Doris and Clarke, this motion carried.

Moved by Councillor Clarke, seconded by Councillor Peacock

That this item be referred to the Planning Committee Meeting being held on March 26, 2007.

Councillor Doris requested a recorded vote on the referral of Item #4 (Mason Homes).

Yea Nay
Councillor Eggleton Councillor Doris
Councillor Hall Councillor Farquharson
Councillor Martin
Councillor Clarke
Councillor Pappas
Councillor Peacock
Mayor Ayotte

“CARRIED”

Upon the original motion of Councillors Farquharson and Eggleton, less item #4, this motion carried.

Report Number 4a of the Committee of the Whole

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Clarke

That Report Number 4a of the Committee of the Whole Meeting of February 5, 2007, be approved.

"CARRIED"

Report Number 5 of the Committee of the Whole

Moved by Councillor Farquharson, seconded by Councillor Eggleton

That Report Number 5 of the Committee of the Whole Meeting of February 5, 2007, be approved.

Moved by Councillor Pappas, seconded by Councillor Hall

That the rules of order be suspended to allow the meeting to continue until 10:30 p.m.

“CARRIED”

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Doris

That for the budget years of 2008, 2009 and 2010 that the net tax levy be limited to a 2.9% increase excluding real assessment growth.

Moved by Councillor Farquharson, seconded by Councillor Pappas

That the Question be Put.

“CARRIED”

Councillor Hall requested a recorded vote on the amendment to Item #10 (2008 Budget Timetable).

Yea Nay
Councillor Doris Councillor Eggleton
Councillor Hall Councillor Farquharson
Councillor Martin
Councillor Clarke
Councillor Pappas
Councillor Peacock
Mayor Ayotte

Upon the amending motion of Councillors Hall and Doris, this motion lost.

Upon the original motion of Councillors Farquharson and Eggleton, this motion carried.

Notice Of Motion

There was no Notice of Motion.

By-Laws

Moved by Councillor Martin, seconded by Councillor Farquharson

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

07-034 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And The Ministry Of Agriculture, Food And Rural Affairs (COMRIF)

07-035 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Securitas Canada For A Three Year Contract From April 1, 2007 To March 31, 2010 (P-02-07)

07-036 Being A By-Law To Establish Certain Lands In The City Of Peterborough As Part Of The Public Highway Named Foxmeadow Road

07-037 Being A By-Law To Designate Certain Properties In The City Of Peterborough Under The Ontario Heritage Act, R.S.O. 1990, C.0.18 (189 Hunter Street West And 432 George Street North)

07-038 Being A By-Law To Amend By-Law Number 93-100 ‘Being A By-Law For The Regulation Of Parking’

07-039 Being A By-Law To Authorize That One-Third Of Council Member’s Remuneration Continue To Be Tax Exempt For The 2007-2010 Council Term

"CARRIED"

New Business

Councillor Eggleton asked about the minutes of Council and the ramifications for carrying on business after the meeting was adjourned.

Confirmatory By-Law

Moved by Councillor Pappas, seconded by Councillor Eggleton

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

07-040 Being A By-Law To Confirm The Proceedings Of The Council At Its Meeting Held March 19, 2007

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 Clarke, seconded by Councillor Eggleton

That this meeting of City Council adjourn at 10:30 p.m.

“CARRIED”

Nancy Wright-Laking
City Clerk

D. Paul Ayotte
Mayor


 

PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 4

MARCH 5, 2007

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH, FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD MARCH 19, 2007

THE PLANNING COMMITTEE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2007, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Director of Planning and Development Services

Report PLPD07-013

Ministry of the Environment Grants for Water Intake Protection Studies

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report PLPD07-013, dated March 5, 2007, of the Director of Planning and Development Services as follows:

That Council pass a resolution to support Lower Trent Conservation’s application (on behalf of the area municipalities and conservation authorities) to undertake the threats and issues inventory and risk assessment component of the surface water intake study in relation to the City’s water treatment plant.

2. Director of Planning and Development Services

Report PLPD07-012

Bill 51 – Implementation of Changes to the Planning Act, 2006

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report PLPD07-012 dated March 5, 2007 of the Director of Planning and Development Services as follows:

That Council receive Report PLPD07-012 “Bill 51 – Implementation of changes to the Planning Act, 2006” for information.

3. Director of Planning and Development Services

Report PLPD07-014

Application for Site Plan Approval

13,762.8 square metre (148,147 square foot)

COSTCO at 1040 Crawford Drive

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report PLPD07-014, dated March 5, 2007, of the Director of Planning and Development Services, as follows:

a) That the Site Plan Application submitted by Marshall Macklin Monaghan for the construction of a 13,762.8 square metre (148,147 square foot) Membership Warehouse Establishment at 1040 Crawford Drive be approved subject to the following conditions:

i) The deposit of parkland levy in accordance with The Planning Act, as amended.

ii) The deposit of site work performance security in the amount of $100,000.00.

iii) The conveyance of 9.1 metres of land across The Parkway road frontage of the property for future road widening purposes, free of encumbrances and at no cost to the City.

iv) The conveyance of all land zoned OS.1 – 227 “Open Space District” to the City, including the triangle of land on the east side of the abutting railway line and excluding the strip of land under the development’s driveway connection to Crawford Drive, subject to the reservation of any requisite easements in favour of the developer, free of encumbrances and at no cost the City.

v) The deposit of a Letter of Credit in an amount to be determined by the Director of the Utility Services Department for all off-site works associated with the development of the property including but not limited to:

a left turn lane into the site for southbound traffic on The Parkway;

a right turn lane into the site for northbound traffic on The Parkway;

the installation of new traffic signals, concrete centre-line medians at the driveway entrance on The Parkway;

the construction of a concrete pad for a potential bus stop on The Parkway; and

the construction of a new concrete sidewalk with boulevard improvements across The Parkway frontage of the property.

vi) A payment, in an amount to be determined by the Director of the Utility Services Department, for the future construction of a concrete sidewalk with boulevard improvements on Crawford Drive.

vii) The payment of $50,000.00 to be applied toward the future improvements to The Parkway / Sir Sandford Fleming Drive intersection.

viii) The creation of an easement in favour of the owner for the discharge of storm water across City owned land abutting the west side of the property.

ix) The approval of the Ontario Municipal Board of the requisite Zoning By-Law amendments, to permit the property to be used as a Warehouse Membership Club.

x) That a report be provided for the provision of adequate public transportation onto this site.

xi) That no temporary signs be allowed on this site.

xii) That the site plan agreement include a best efforts clause to facilitate access integration to the property to the east.


4. Director of Planning and Development Services

Report PLPD07-008

Official Plan Amendment, Draft Plan of Subdivision Approval and Zoning By-Law Amendment Application – Part of 1371 Hilliard Street and 1224 Chemong Road

Mason Homes Limited (File Z0529SB)

That this item be deferred until the Bear’s Creek Watershed Plan and the Chemong Secondary Plan are approved.

Council at its meeting of March 19, 2007, made the following recommendations:

That the motion of Item #4 (Mason Homes) be substituted with the original motion of Planning Report PLPD07-008 as follows:

a) That Schedule ‘A’ – Land Use of the Official Plan be amended in accordance with Exhibit ‘E’ of Report PLPD07-008.

b) That Draft Plan of Subdivision Approval for Plan 15T-05504, attached to Report PLPD07-008A as Schedule 1 dated February 26, 2007, be granted, as amended, subject to the Conditions of Draft Plan Approval attached to Report PLPD07-008A as Schedule 2.

c) That Zoning By-Law 1997-123 be amended by adding Special Districts 328, 329, 330, 331, 332, 333 and 334 in accordance with Exhibit ‘F’ of Report PLPD07-008.

d) That the subject property be rezoned from A.2 – Agriculture District to SP 328-“H”; SP.328, 10b – “H”; SP.329-“H”, SP.330-“H”, SP.331-“H”, SP.332-“H”, SP.333-“H”, SP.334-“H” – Residential Districts and OS.1 and OS.3 – Open Space Districts, in accordance with the Draft Plan of Subdivision.

e) That the Draft Plan of Subdivision filed by Mason Homes Limited for approximately 105 units west of Hilliard Street and north of Franklin Drive be adopted as the test subdivision in accordance with article 1.1 of the Interim Policy.

That this item be referred to the Planning Committee Meeting being held on March 26, 2007.

5. Intersection of Monaghan Road, Crawford Drive and Johnson Drive

That a report be provided on the implications of traffic at the intersection of Monaghan Road, Crawford Drive and Johnson Drive with Costco having access to Crawford Drive.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor A. Farquharson

Chairman

March 5, 2007


 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE REPORT NO. 4a

MEETING OF FEBRUARY 5, 2007

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD MARCH 19, 2007

THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON FEBRUARY 5, 2007, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Report USEC07-007

PRHC – Road Network Improvements

Class Environmental Assessment – Definition of Problem Statement

That Council receive the report and the presentation from USD staff and the City’s Consultant.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor B. Hall

Chairman

February 5, 2007


 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE REPORT NO. 5

MEETING OF MARCH 12, 2007

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD MARCH 19, 2007

THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON MARCH 12, 2007, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Report FACLK07-005

Appointment to the PUC

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report FACLK07-005 dated March 12, 2007, of the City Clerk, as follows:

a) That Peterborough Utilities Commission Governance Structure be amended on an interim basis to consist of three members of the Council, one members of the Board of Directors of City of Peterborough Holdings Inc; and one member of the general public;

b) That Councillor Doug Peacock be appointed to the Peterborough Utilities Commission for a one year term, expiring December 31, 2007.

2. Presentation

Report CSACH07-006

Annual Progress Report from Canadian Canoe Museum

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report CSACH07-006 dated March 12, 2007, of the Director of Community Services, as follows:

That Council receive the report and a presentation from representatives of the Canadian Canoe Museum for information.

3. Report FAFS07-003

COMRIF Intake 3 Funding Agreement

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report FAFS07-003 dated March 12, 2007, of the Director of Finance and Administrative Services as follows:

That a by-law be passed authorizing the Mayor and CAO to sign an agreement between the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Corporation of the City of Peterborough for the participation in the Canada-Ontario Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund (COMRIF) Intake 3 initiative.


 

4. Report FAFS07-007

2006 Remuneration Statements and One-third Tax Exemption for Council Members

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report FAFS07-007 dated March 12, 2007 of the Director of Finance and Administrative Services as follows:

a) That the 2006 Remuneration Statements for Council Members and Council appointees to boards, outlined in report FAFS07-007, dated March 12, 2007 of the Director of Finance and Administrative Services, be received for information.

b) That a by-law be passed to authorize that one-third of Council members’ remuneration continue to be for expenses related to the discharge of his or her duties as a member of the Council and be tax exempt for the 2007-2010 Council term.

5. Report USWM07-004

Award of Proposal P-02-07 for Scale House Operation Services at the Peterborough County/City Waste Management Facility

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report USWM07-004 dated March 12, 2007, of the Director of Utility Services, as follows:

a) That Request for Proposal Document P-02-07, for the scale house operation services at the Peterborough County/City Waste Management Facility, be awarded to Securitas Canada, 349A George Street, Suite 206, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 3P9 for a three-year contract from April 1, 2007 to March 31, 2010 for a total estimated cost of $269,370, net of the $16,162.20 GST;

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

6. CORRESP07-002

Township of Lanark Highlands

Regulations Regarding the Use of Off-Road Vehicles

That CORRESP07-002 be received for information.

7. Report COU07-001

Report from the Mayor’s Task Force on Poverty Reduction

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report COU07-001 dated March 12, 2007, of Mayor Ayotte as follows:

That Council receive the report of the Mayor’s Task Force on Poverty Reduction for information.


 

8. Report SS07-007

2006 Employment Services Highlights

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report SS07-007 2006 Employment Services Highlights, dated March 12, 2007 of the Director of Social Services, as follows:

That the 2006 Employment Services Highlights report be received for information.

9. Report SS07-009

Establishment of Wait List for Financial Assistance for Child Care

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report SS07-0s09 dated March 12, 2007, of the Director of Social Services, as follows:

That the report be received for information.

10. Report FAFS07-002(A)

2008 Budget Timetable

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report FAFS07-002(a) dated March 12, 2007, of the Director of Finance and Administrative Services as follows:

a) That the 2008 budget timetable as set out in Appendix A to report FAFS07-002(a) be approved.

b) That the 2007 Schedule of Council and Committee meetings be amended so that the Planning Committee, Committee of the Whole, and Council meetings scheduled for November 19, 26, and December 3, 2007, respectively, be shifted out one week to November 26, December 3, and December 10, 2007.

c) That the 2008 Draft Budget assume the 2008 base capital levy (excluding the CoPHI Dividend and Interest portion) and tax supported debt charge total be increased by 5% over the approved 2007 base.

11. Report CAS07-002

Food Service Operation for the Peterborough Memorial Centre

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CSAD07-002, dated March 12, 2007, of the Director of Community Services as follows:

a) That Clause 15 (1) of the City’s Purchasing Policy By-Law 06-175, that would require a Request For Proposals Document to be issued to secure the service for a food service provider at the Peterborough Memorial Centre for the period beginning June 1, 2007, be waived in this instance;

b) That staff be authorized to enter into discussions with The Compass Group Canada, 5560 Explorer Drive, Suite 400, Mississauga, Ontario, to renew the existing contract for exclusive food service operation at the Peterborough Memorial Centre for a further term of five (5) years.

That recommendation b) be amended to limit the renewal of the contract to a term of two years.

12. Report CSAD07-005

Rental Use of City Owned Facilities

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report CSD07-005 dated March 12, 2007, of the Director of Community Services as follows:

That Council receive the report for information.

13. CORRESP07-003

Thom MacKenzie

By-Law 99-115 – Sandwich Board Signs

That CORRESP07-003 be received for information and referred to the Sign by-law officer for a report.

14. CORRESP07-004

Peterborough and District Labour Council

Coalition for Occupational and Environmental Health

That CORRESP07-004 be received for information.

15. CORRESP07-005

City of Stratford

Support of Recommendations made by Perth County Coalition Against Poverty

That CORRESP07-005 be received for information and request background report from Perth County referenced in correspondence.

16. CORRESP07-006

Township of Scugog

Revising the Funding Formula and Application Process for the Joint Emergency Preparedness Program

That CORRESP07-006 be received for information and that Council support the recommendation contained in the correspondence.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor A. Farquharson

Acting Chair

March 12, 2007