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2007-12-10 City Council

Event date: Monday, December 10, 2007, at 6:30 PM
Location: Council Chambers

City Council Agenda
December 10, 2007 at 6:30 PM - Council Chambers

The Lords Prayer

Thirty Seconds Of Silent Prayer

National Anthem

Ceremonial Presentation – Mayor’s Youth Awards

  1. Adoption of Minutes

    Minutes of the meetings of Council held on:

    a) Special City Council of November 13, 2007

    b) November 13, 2007

    c) November 26, 2007

  2. Disclosure Of Pecuniary Interest

  3. Delegations – Items on the Agenda

    a) Budget Committee Report

    Robert Lapum will make a delegation to Budget Report 4 (2008 Budget).

    b) Audit Committee Report

    None at this time.

    c) Committee of the Whole Report

    Michael Townsend will make a delegation to item 17 of Committee of the Whole Report 21 (Report CSACH07-019 Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design).

    Erica Cherney will make a delegation to item 17 of Committee of the Whole Report 21 (Report CSACH07-019 Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design).

    Gord Young of the Mobility Awareness Group will make a delegation to item 17 of Committee of the Whole Report 21 (Report CSACH07-019 Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design).

    Lynn Hopkins will make a delegation to item 17 of Committee of the Whole Report 21 (Report CSACH07-019 Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design).

    Lynn Hopkins will make a delegation to item 17 of Committee of the Whole Report 21 (Report CSACH07-019 Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design).

    Anu Verma of the Community and Race Relations Committee will make a delegation to item 23 of Committee of the Whole Report 21 (Canadian Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism).

    d) Planning Committee Report

    Leanne Rose will make a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Carol Winter will make a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Peter Wood will make a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Naomi Nichols will make a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Cindy Buott will make a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Dori Charters will make a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    e) Other Items on this Agenda

    None at this time 

  4. Reports And Communications

    a) Budget Committee Report No. 4
    Budget Committee meeting of November 19, 20, 21, 2007

    b) Budget Committee Report No. 5
    Budget Committee meeting of December 5, 2007

    c) Audit Committee Report No. 4
    Audit Committee meeting of December 3, 2007

    d) Planning Committee Report No. 16
    Planning Committee meeting of November 26, 2007

    e) Planning Committee Report No. 17 Planning Committee meeting of December 10, 2007

    f) Committee of the Whole Report No. 21
    Committee of the Whole meeting of December 3, 2007

    g) Committee of the Whole Report No. 22
    Committee of the Whole meeting of December 10, 2007 

  5. Notice of Motion

    There was no Notice of Motion 

  6. By-Laws

    07-167 Being A By-Law To Appoint Certain Parking Enforcement Officers At 1154 Chemong Road (Portage Place Shopping Centre), 400 Lansdowne Street East (Willowcreek Centre), 1 Hospital Drive (Peterborough Regional Heath Centre), 384 Rogers Street (Peterborough Regional Health Centre), And For City-Owned Property And City-Owned Parking Facilities

    07-168 Being A By-Law To Amend By-Law Number 07-126 Respecting Smoking In Certain Public Places In The City Of Peterborough

    07-169 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Acquisition Of Surplus Railway Lands From Crawford Drive North To Monaghan Road, In The City Of Peterborough, In The County Of Peterborough

    07-170 Being A By-Law To Amend Chapter 95 Of The City Of Peterborough Municipal Code Respecting The Appointment Of A Deputy Clerk

    07-171 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning By-Law For 1005 Chemong Road

    07-172 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning By-Law For 272 Braidwood Avenue

    07-173 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law For 302 King Street

    07-174 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And The Corporation Of The Township Of Douro-Dummer

    07-175 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And The Corporation Of The County Of Peterborough

    07-176 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Mayor And Clerk To Sign An Agreement Between Nova Bus, Division Of Prevost Car Inc. And The City Of Peterborough For The Supply And Delivery Of Fifteen Low Entry, Fully Accessible Urban Transit Diesel Buses For The City Of Peterborough (P-35-07)

    07-177 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And The Association Of Municipalities Of Ontario And Local Authority Services Ltd.

    07-178 Being A By-Law In Respect Of Remuneration For Members Of The Peterborough Lakefield Police Services Board 

  7. Other Business 

  8. By-Law To Approve Actions Of Council

    07-179 Being A By-Law To Confirm The Proceedings Of The Council At Its Meeting Held On December 10, 2007 

  9. Adjournment

    MINUTES OF A MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL HELD ON DECEMBER 10, 2007, IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL

    Meeting call to order at 6:35 p.m.

    Roll Call:
    Councillor Doris
    Councillor Clarke
    Councillor Eggleton
    Councillor Farquharson
    Councillor Hall
    Councillor Martin
    Councillor Pappas
    Councillor Peeters
    Councillor Peacock
    Councillor Vass
    Mayor Ayotte

    Ceremonial Presentations – Mayor’s Youth Awards

    The Mayor presented a Youth Award to Alice Yang for academic achievement and Rachel Northey for volunteerism:

    Minutes – November 13 and 26, 2007

    Moved by Councillor Clarke, seconded by Councillor Pappas

    That the Minutes of the meetings of Council held on November 13 and 26, 2007, be confirmed.

    “CARRIED”


    Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest

    Mayor Ayotte declared an interest in item 1 of Budget Committee 5 (Report CSFPRS07-017 - Peterborough Lakefield Police Services Board Remuneration)

    Delegations

    Budget Committee

    Robert Lapum made a delegation to Budget Report 4 (2008 Budget). Mr. Lapum provided a handout to Council members (Toronto Star article – November 8, 2003)

    Audit Committee

    There were no delegations.


    Committee of the Whole Report

    Michael Townsend, 4412 County Road 2, Douro made a delegation to item 17 of Committee of the Whole Report 21 (Report CSACH07-019 Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design).

    Erica Cherney, Roper Drive Peterborough, made a delegation to item 17 of Committee of the Whole Report 21 (Report CSACH07-019 Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design).

    Gord Young, Whittaker Street, Peterborough, of the Mobility Awareness Group made a delegation to item 17 of Committee of the Whole Report 21 (Report CSACH07-019 Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design).

    John Turner, 371 Park Street North, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 17 of Committee of the Whole Report 21 (Report CSACH07-019 Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design).

    Lynn Hopkins, 288 Romaine Street, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 17 of Committee of the Whole Report 21 (Report CSACH07-019 Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design).

    Ray Peters, 417 Montcalm Drive, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 17 of Committee of the Whole Report 21 (Report CSACH07-019 Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design).

    Anu Verma, 311 Wadell Ave, of the Community and Race Relations Committee made a delegation to item 23 of Committee of the Whole Report 21 (Canadian Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism). Ms. Verma provided Council with the pamphlet on Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism and Discrimination.

    Paul Dietrich, 637 The Queensway, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 19 Committee of the Whole Report 21 (Report PLBD07-003 – Building Permit Fee Review).

    Councillor Farquharson left the Council Chamber at 8:00 p.m. and returned to the Chamber at 8:03 p.m.

    Wally Smith, 927 Birch Avenue, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 17 of Committee of the Whole Report 21 (Report CSACH07-019 Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design).

    Rita Golding, Chemong Road, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 17 of Committee of the Whole Report 21 (Report CSACH07-019 Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design).

    Donna Clarke, Bridle Drive, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 17 of Committee of the Whole Report 21 (Report CSACH07-019 Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design).

    Councillor Peeters left the Council Chambers at 8:17 p.m. and returned to the Chamber at 8:21 p.m.

    Councillor Peacock left the Council Chambers at 8:17 p.m. and returned to the Chamber at 8:21 p.m.



    Planning Committee

    Leanne Rose, Conger Street, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Carol Winter made a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Peter Wood, George Street North, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Naomi Nichols, 804 Argyle Street, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Dori Charters made a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District). Ms. Charters provided a handout to Council.

    Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Peeters

    That the rules of order be suspended to allow all delegates the opportunity to speak and to complete the agenda.

    The Chair ruled the motion out of order and requested that Council move to the Budget Reports.

    Councillor Hall challenged the Chair. Council supported the Chair’s ruling and moved to the Budget Reports.

    Report Number 4 of the Budget Committee

    Moved by Councillor Clarke, seconded by Councillor Hall

    That Report Number 4 of the Budget Committee Meeting of November 19, 20, 21, 2007, be approved.

    Moved by Councillor Pappas seconded by Councillor Vass

    That the Item “That staff prepare a report to outline the options to keep the museum operating” be separated for discussion.

    "CARRIED"


    Moved by Councillor Vass, seconded by Councillor Pappas

    That the motion be amended as follows: That staff prepare a report to outline the options to kept the museum operating while pursuing fundraising opportunities for the PCMA expansion.

    “LOST”

    Councillor Peeters left the Council Chambers at 9:35 p.m. and returned to the Chamber at 9:40 p.m.

    Upon the motion of PCMA capital budget item number 1 of Budget Report 4, the motion carried.

    Upon the original motion of Councillors Clarke and Hall, this motion carried.

    Report Number 5 of the Budget Committee

    Moved by Councillor Clarke, seconded by Councillor Hall

    That Report Number 5 of the Budget Committee Meeting of December 5, 2007, be approved.

    Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Doris

    That Item 4 (Sustainability Committee) be deleted and replaced as follows:

    Whereas sustainability is important for the Greater Peterborough Area;

    Therefore be it resolved that Council supports the development of a sustainability plan, including a vision and targets that works cooperatively with the County of Peterborough and Community. Council requests staff to work with the Sustainability Network and others to provide a report early in February 2008 that broadly outlines the scope, process, budget and City’s role for the plan.

    Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Doris

    That the rules of order be suspended to extend the hour of adjournment to complete the entire agenda of Council.

    "CARRIED"


    Upon the amendment moved by Councillors Hall and Doris, this motion carried.

    Councillor Pappas asked that Item #1 (Report CSFPRS07-017 - Peterborough Lakefield Police Services Board Remuneration) be separated for discussion.

    Mayor Ayotte left the chair and the Council Chambers and did not vote on the matter. Councillor Clarke assumed the chair for discussion of this matter.

    Councillor Pappas requested a recorded vote on Item 1 (Report CSFPRS07-017 - Peterborough Lakefield Police Services Board Remuneration)

    Yea Nay
    Councillor Doris Councillor Peeters
    Councillor Eggleton Councillor Pappas
    Councillor Farquharson
    Councillor Martin
    Councillor Vass
    Councillor Hall
    Councillor Clarke
    Councillor Peacock

    "CARRIED"


    Upon the original motion of Councillors Clarke and Hall, this motion carried.

    Mayor Ayotte returned to the Council Chamber and resumed the Chair.

    Council moved from Reports and Communications and resumed hearing delegations at this time.

    Councillor Farquharson left the Council Chamber at 10:05 p.m. and returned to the Chamber at 10:16 p.m.

    Anria Loubser, 47 Congers Street, Peterborough made a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Joanne Veenman, Hilliard Street, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Roy Brady, Mountland Drive, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Sheila Nabigon-Hewitt, Mountland Drive, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Alan Reid, Dumble Avenue, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Ron Zink, Crescent Street, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Jean Koning, 486 Donegal Street, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District). Ms. Koning provided a copy of her presentation.

    Ellie McKay, Nichols Place, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Dave Harris, 2063 Walker, Peterborough, made a delegation to item 5 of Planning Committee Report 16 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Other Items on the Agenda

    There were no delegations.

    Moved by Councillor Hall

    That there be a 5 minute recess at this time (11:03 p.m.).

    “CARRIED”


    Mayor Ayotte left the meeting at 11:05 p.m. and Councillor Clarke assumed the Chair.


    Report Number 4 of the Audit Committee

    Moved by Councillor Eggleton, seconded by Councillor Hall

    That Report Number 4 of the Audit Committee Meeting of December 5, 2007, be approved.

    "CARRIED"


    Report Number 16 of the Planning Committee

    Moved by Councillor Farquharson, seconded by Councillor Eggleton

    That Report Number 16 of the Planning Committee Meeting of November 26, 2007, be approved.

    Moved by Councillor Martin

    That the Question be Put.

    "CARRIED"


    Councillor Hall requested a recorded vote on Item #5 (Report PLPD07-067 - The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District).

    Yea Nay
    Councillor Doris Councillor Peeters
    Councillor Eggleton Councillor Vass
    Councillor Farquharson Councillor Hall
    Councillor Martin
    Councillor Clarke
    Councillor Pappas
    Councillor Peacock

    "CARRIED"


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

    Report Number 17 of the Planning Committee

    Moved by Councillor Farquharson, seconded by Councillor Eggleton

    That Report Number 17 of the Planning Committee Meeting of December 10, 2007, be approved.

    Moved by Councillor Farquharson

    That the Question be Put.

    "CARRIED"



    Councillor Hall requested a recorded vote on item 1 (Report PLPD07-067A The Argyle Centre and Clinic Uses) of Planning Report 17.

    Yea Nay
    Councillor Doris Councillor Peeters
    Councillor Eggleton Councillor Vass
    Councillor Farquharson Councillor Hall
    Councillor Martin
    Councillor Clarke
    Councillor Pappas
    Councillor Peacock

    "CARRIED"


    Moved by Councillor Farquharson, seconded by Councillor Eggleton

    That Item #17 (Report CSACH07-019 - Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design) be deferred to the next meeting of Council.

    Moved by Councillor Farquharson

    That the Question be Put.

    “LOST”

    Upon the motion to defer by Councillors Farquharson and Eggleton, this motion lost.

    Report Number 21 of the Committee of the Whole

    Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Vass

    That Report Number 21 of the Committee of the Whole Meeting of December 3, 2007, be approved.

    Item #17 (Report CSACH07-019 - Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design) was separated for discussion and vote.

    Upon the motion of Councillor Hall and Vass, less item #17, this motion carried.

    Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Hall

    That Item #17 be deleted from the report.

    Councillor Doris requested a recorded vote on item #17 (Report CSACH07-019 Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design).

    Yea Nay
    Councillor Doris Councillor Eggleton
    Councillor Peacock Councillor Farquharson
    Councillor Pappas Councillor Clarke
    Councillor Hall
    Councillor Vass
    Councillor Peeters
    Councillor Martin

    "CARRIED"


    Report Number 22 of the Committee of the Whole

    Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Vass

    That Report Number 22 of the Committee of the Whole Meeting of December 10, 2007, be approved.

    "CARRIED"


    Notice of Motion

    There were no Notices of Motion.

    By-Laws

    Moved by Councillor Peeters, seconded by Councillor Pappas

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

    07-167 Being A By-Law To Appoint Certain Parking Enforcement Officers At 1154 Chemong Road (Portage Place Shopping Centre), 400 Lansdowne Street East (Willowcreek Centre), 1 Hospital Drive (Peterborough Regional Heath Centre), 384 Rogers Street (Peterborough Regional Health Centre), And For City-Owned Property And City-Owned Parking Facilities

    07-168 Being A By-Law To Amend By-Law Number 07-126 Respecting Smoking In Certain Public Places In The City Of Peterborough

    07-169 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Acquisition Of Surplus Railway Lands From Crawford Drive North To Monaghan Road, In The City Of Peterborough, In The County Of Peterborough

    07-170 Being A By-Law To Amend Chapter 95 Of The City Of Peterborough Municipal Code Respecting The Appointment Of A Deputy Clerk

    07-171 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning By-Law For 1005 Chemong Road

    07-172 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning By-Law For 272 Braidwood Avenue

    07-173 Being A By-Law To Remove A Holding Symbol From The Zoning By-Law For 302 King Street

    07-174 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And The Corporation Of The Township Of Douro-Dummer

    07-175 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And The Corporation Of The County Of Peterborough


    07-176 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Mayor And Clerk To Sign An Agreement Between Nova Bus, Division Of Prevost Car Inc. And The City Of Peterborough For The Supply And Delivery Of Fifteen Low Entry, Fully Accessible Urban Transit Diesel Buses For The City Of Peterborough (P-35-07)

    07-177 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And The Association Of Municipalities Of Ontario And Local Authority Services Ltd.

    07-178 Being A By-Law In Respect Of Remuneration For Members Of The Peterborough Lakefield Police Services Board

    "CARRIED"


    Other Business

    There was no other business.

    Confirmatory By-Law

    Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Hall

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

    07-179 Being A By-Law To Confirm The Proceedings Of The Council At Its Meeting Held December 10, 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 Pappas

    That the meeting adjourn at 12:47 a.m.

    “CARRIED”


    Nancy Wright-Laking
    City Clerk

    D. Paul Ayotte
    Mayor




    BUDGET COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 4
    MEETING OF NOVEMBER 19, 20, 21, 2007

    TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD DECEMBER 10, 2007

    THE BUDGET COMMITTEE AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON NOVEMBER 19, 20, 21 2007, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

    1. 2008 Budget Recommendations

    That the following general budget recommendation be approved:

    a) That the 2008 budget documents, and all estimated revenues and expenditures, fees, contributions to reserve and reserve funds, and proposed staffing levels referenced in the documents be adopted.

    b) That the user fees as set out in the Document entitled – “Work Program, Organizational Charts and User Fees” be adopted as part of 2008 budget process. (Part 1 - page 13)

    c) That the 2008 tax ratios as set out in the 2008 Tax Ratios Summary page be adopted. (Part 2 – page 33)

    d) That any surplus funds from 2008 operations in excess of $100,000 be transferred to the Capital Levy Reserve to be used for capital works. (Part 2 - page 50)

    e) That the full-time permanent and full-time temporary staff, shown on Chart P2-24 be approved. (Part 2 - page 71)

    f) That, subject to annual budget discussions, the combined tax supported debt charge and base Capital levy provision be increased by at least 5% in each of the years 2009 through 2013 as a means of financing a larger portion of Capital projects directly and reducing future debenture requirements. (Part 3 – page 83)

    g) That MTE Consultants continue to act as the City of Peterborough’s property tax advisors during 2008 to assist staff as required in the more complex tax issues and calculations and to actively represent the City at Assessment Review Board hearings. (Part 4 - page 104)

    h) That any unused Peterborough Technology Services budget at the end of 2008 be transferred to the Electronic Data Processing (EDP) Reserve, subject to the overall year-end position and that if actual 2008 costs exceed the 2008 Budget, funds may be drawn from the EDP reserve. (Part 4 - page 107)

    i) That any adjustments to the City’s portion of the Land Ambulance budget be netted against the 2008 general contingency provision. (Part 4 - page 121)

    j) That any unused portion of the 2008 Winter Control Budget that may exist at year-end be transferred to the Winter Control Reserve, subject to the overall year-end position and that if actual 2008 Winter Control costs exceed the 2008 Budget, funds may be drawn from the Winter Control reserve. (Part 4 - page 140)

    k) That for the years 2009 and 2010, the annual Contribution to the Waste Management Reserve Fund be increased by 100% to $600,000 subject to the annual long-term review of revenues and expenditures. (Part 4 - page 183)

    l) That any change required to the City’s portion of CCHU budget, based on the final approved CCHU budget, be netted against the City’s 2008 general contingency provision. (Part 4 – page 187)

    m) That any unused Social Services net budget at the end of 2008 be transferred to the Social Services Reserve, subject to the overall year end position and that if actual 2008 Social Services costs exceed the 2008 Budget, funds may be drawn from the reserve. (Part 4 - page 210)

    n) That any surplus funds at the end of 2008 for Market Hall be transferred to a reserve account for unanticipated maintenance expenses or small capital improvements. (Part 4 - page 235)

    o) That any surplus in the 2008 Housing Operating Budget at the end of 2008 be transferred to the Social Housing Reserve, subject to the overall year end position and that if actual 2008 Housing costs exceed the 2008 Budget, funds may be drawn from the Social Housing Reserve. (Part 4 - page 266)

    p) That any unused Building Inspection budget at the end of 2008 be transferred to the Building Reserve, subject to the overall year-end position. (Part 4 - page 273)

    q) That any unused portion of the 2008 tax write off account balance that may exist at year-end be transferred to the Allowance for Doubtful Accounts, subject to overall year end position and that if actual 2008 tax write-off costs exceed the 2008 Budget, funds may be drawn from the Allowance for Doubtful Accounts. (Part 4 - page 279)

    r) That any unused insurance budget at the end of 2008 be transferred to the Insurance Reserve, subject to the overall year-end position and that if actual 2008 insurance costs exceed the 2008 Budget, funds may be drawn from the Insurance Reserve. (Part 4 - page 279)

    s) That any adjustments to the City’s portion of the 2008 GPAEDC budget be netted against the 2008 general contingency provision. (Part 4 – page 282)

    t) That any unused 2008 Contingency Budget at the end of 2008 be transferred to the Capital Levy Reserve to be used for capital works subject to the overall 2008 year end position. (Part 4 - page 285)

    That staff prepare a report to outline the options to keep the museum operating.

    That PCMA capital budget item number 6.3.03 be deleted from the 2008-2017 Capital Budget Estimates.

    That the Webber Street sidewalk from Wentworth Street north to Clonsilla Avenue be installed in 2008.

    That staff look at the financial implications of continuing to provide police services to the Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield community.

    That upon approval of the environmental assessment, staff be directed to bring forward a report regarding the possible use of the existing construction road from Alexander Court to PRHC, for use as a City street.

    That the 2009 capital budget forecast be amended to include the Dutton Road and Mona Street extension and that the Form 1 and Form 2 distributed for the project be inserted in the 2008-2017 Capital Budget Estimates.

    That the Bonnacord Street to Bethune Street trail be identified as a priority for winter control.

    That Council freeze a portion of the $323,900 identified on page 170 of the 2008 Current Budget Estimates document, in the amount of $179,000, which represents the estimated unallocated savings from the NCB re-investment program, until such time that staff can report back to Council specific recommendations on how the monies could best be used to support low income families in the community.

    That the $3,839,000 provision for Land Ambulance reflected on page 123 of the 2008 Highlights Book be decreased by $77,723 to $3,761,277 and that contingency, reflected on page 286 of the 2008 Highlight Book, be increased by $77,723.

    That City Council support County Council in its efforts to increase the Provincial share of EMS costs to the 50% that is expected recognizing that the current Provincial funding level is approximately 39%.

    Further, that the CAO of the County and the CAO of the City draft a letter to the Provincial Minister requesting a meeting and conveying the concern of the Councils.

    That the $763,000 provision for the GPAEDC, reflected on page 287 of the 2008 Highlights Book, be decreased by $8,537 to $754,463 and that contingency, reflected on page 286 of the 2008 Highlight Book, be increased by $8,537.

    That the $129,191 provision for Building Division reflected on page 275 of the 2008 Highlights Book be increased by $100,000 to $229,191 to provide for a contribution to the Accessibility Improvements Reserve.

    That capital project 7-7.01 for Accessibility Improvements be added, under the Building Division, in the amount of $281,000 and funded from the Accessibility Improvement Reserve.

    That the rehabilitation of Spencley’s Lane, from Armour Road to Leahy’s Lane be completed within the $425,000 budget for the 2008 Various Road Resurfacing Capital Project 5-3.01 on page 129 of the 2008 Highlights Book.

    That a report be requested on the Police Services Board remuneration.

    All of which is respectfully submitted,




    Councillor Clarke
    Chairman
    November 19, 20, 21, 2007


    BUDGET COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 5
    MEETING OF DECEMBER 5, 2007

    TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD DECEMBER 10, 2007

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

    1. Senior Director of Corporate Services
    Report CSFPRS07-017
    Peterborough Lakefield Police Services Board Remuneration

    That effective January 1, 2008, the annual remuneration for the members of the Peterborough Lakefield Police services Board be increased as follows:

    a) i) The Chair’s remuneration be increased from $3,261 to $4,746
    ii) The other Board members remuneration be increased from $2,718 to $3,955

    b) That the remuneration be adjusted annually on January 1 beginning in 2009, based on the change in the National Consumer Price Index for Canada as published by Statistics Canada

    c) That By-Law 99-76, which is a by-law that establishes the Board members annual remuneration, be replaced with a new by-law reflecting the new rates set out in recommendation a)

    d) That the Peterborough-Lakefield Police Services Board budget be reduced accordingly and the 2008 general contingency be increased by the same amount."

    2. Senior Director of Corporate Services
    Report CSFPRS07-018
    Doctor Recruitment Program

    That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report CSFPRS07-018, dated December 5, 2007 of the Senior Director of Corporate Services, as follows:

    That the Doctor Recruitment Program Update report, prepared by John MacDonald of the Greater Peterborough and Economic Development Corporation and as appended to report CSFPRS07-018, be received.

    3. Senior Director of Corporate Services
    Report CSFPRS07-019
    2008 Budget Changes
    Final 2008 Assessment Figures

    That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report CSFPRS07-019 dated December 5, 2007 of the Senior Director of Corporate Services, as follows:

    a) That the current value assessment figures as shown on page 31 of the 2008 Budget Highlights Book, which reflected an estimated 1.7% growth over the budgeted 2007 levels, be amended as set out in Appendix A to Report CSFPRS07-019 to reflect the final assessment numbers for 2008 taxation purposes as provided by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation, and which reflect a 2.6% growth over the budgeted 2007 levels.


    b) That the potential $895,987 windfall created by the additional assessment be used as follows:

    i) To increase the 2008 capital levy provision shown on page 286 of the 2008 Budget Highlights Book from $8,160,000 by $500,000 to $8,660,000.
    ii) To increase the unallocated portion of the $178,857 contingency provision reflected on page 286 of the 2008 Budget Highlights Book by $100,000 to $278,857.
    iii) And to use $295,987 to reduce the 2008 municipal tax rates.

    The item c) be added to the recommendation as follows:

    c) That the Byersville Creek Pedestrian Bridge (Wentworth Subdivision) Capital project 7-1.09 shown as a 2009 and 2010 project in the capital budget document be moved forward to 2008 and 2009 and the $80,000 capital levy requirement for 2008 be funded from the $500,000 additional capital levy identified in recommendation b (i) .

    4. Sustainable Development Committee

    That Council request a staff report on the most appropriate manner in which to support the sustainable development committee.

    Council at its meeting of December 10, 2007, made the following recommendation:

    That Item 4 be deleted and replaced as follows:

    Whereas sustainability is important for the Greater Peterborough Area;

    Therefore be it resolved that Council supports the development of a sustainability plan, including a vision and targets that works cooperatively with the County of Peterborough and Community. Council requests staff to work with the Sustainability Network and others to provide a report early in February, 2008 that broadly outlines the scope, process, budget and city’s role for the plan.


    All of which is respectfully submitted,




    Councillor Clarke
    Chairman
    December 5, 2007


    AUDIT COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 4
    MEETING OF DECEMBER 3, 2007

    TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD DECEMBER 10, 2007

    THE AUDIT COMMITTEE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2007, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

    1. Director of Information Technology Services
    Report CSITS07-001
    2008 IT Security Audit Requirements

    That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report CSITS07-001 dated December 3, 2007 of the Director, Information Technology Services, as follows:

    That the $60,600 amount identified in the City’s 2008 Capital Budget for the Secure Identity Management project funds, that is no longer required in 2008, be used to help pay for IT Security Audit Services approved in the 2008 PTS operating budget.

    2. Senior Director of Corporate Services
    Report CSFRAS07-016
    2007 Audit Plan

    That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report CSFRAS07-016 dated December 3, 2007, of the Senior Director of Corporate Services as follows:

    That the 2007 Audit Plan for the Corporation of the City of Peterborough attached to report CSFRAS07-016 as Appendix A be received.

    3. Senior Director of Corporate Services
    Report CSFRAS07-015
    Update on the Asset Management Project

    That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report CSFRAS07-015 dated December 3, 2007, of the Senior Director of Corporate Services as follows:

    That the Update on the Asset Management Project be received.

    4. Senior Director of Corporate Services
    Report CSFRAS07-017
    Acknowledgement of Auditor’s Approach and Methodology to the 2007 Audit Process

    That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report CSFRAS07-017 dated December 3, 2007, of the Senior Director of Corporate Services as follows:

    a) That the approach and methodology to be used by the external auditors, Collins Barrow Kawarthas, during the audit of the 2007 Consolidated Financial Statements of the City of Peterborough and attached to report CSFRAS07-017 as Appendix A, be received.

    b) That the Chair of the Audit Committee and the Mayor be authorized to sign the acknowledgement of the auditor’s approach as requested by Collins Barrow Kawarthas.


    5. Interim Director of Social Services
    Report SS07-020
    2005/2006 Ontario Works Subsidy Claim Examination

    That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report SS07-020 dated December 3, 2007, of the Interim Director of Social Services as follows:

    That Report SS07-020 pertaining to the 2005/2006 Ontario Works Subsidy Claim Examination be received for information.


    All of which is respectfully submitted,



    Councillor Clarke
    Chair of Audit Committee
    December 3, 2007


    PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 16
    NOVEMBER 26, 2007

    TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH, FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD DECEMBER 10, 2007

    THE PLANNING COMMITTEE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON NOVEMBER 26, 2007, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

    1. Director of Planning and Development Services
    Report PLPD07-065
    By-Law to Remove an "H" Holding Symbol for the Zoning of the Property at 302 King Street

    That Council approve the recommendation(s) outlined in Report PLPD07-065 dated November 26, 2007, of the Director of Planning and Development Services, as follows:

    That a By-Law be passed to rezone the property at 302 King Street from SP.297 – “H” – Commercial District to SP.297 – Commercial District

    2. Director of Planning and Development Services
    Report PLPD07-066
    Application for Condominium Approval - 1465 Lansdowne Street West "Westview Village" - Phase 2: Twenty-Six Units

    That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report PLPD07-066 dated November 26, 2007, of the Director of Planning and Development Services as follows:

    a) That the application for site plan approval submitted by Geertsma Homes Ltd., for the construction of 26 dwelling units at 1465 Lansdowne Street West be approved.

    b) That the application for condominium approval submitted by Geertsma Homes Ltd. to exempt 26 units from the Section 51 and 51.1 requirements of the Planning Act (as amended), in accordance with Subsection 9(3) of the Condominium Act, 1998 (as amended) at 1465 Lansdowne Street West be approved, subject to compliance with an executed site plan agreement for the 26 units.

    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 9 of the Condominium Act, 1998 (as amended).

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

    3. Director of Planning and Development Services
    Report PLPD07-063
    1005 Chemong Road

    That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLPD07-063 dated November 26, 2007, of the Director of Planning and Development Services, as follows:

    a) That Zoning By-Law #1997-123 be amended by adding Special District SP.341 as Section 371 in accordance with Exhibit ‘D’ to Report PLPD07-063.


    b) That the zoning of the subject property, be amended from the R.1 – Residential District to the SP.341 – Special District Residential in accordance with the draft amendment attached as Exhibit ‘D’ to Report PLPD07-063.

    4. Director of Planning and Development Services
    Report PLPD07-064
    272 Braidwood Avenue

    That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLPD07-064 dated November 26, 2007, of the Director of Planning and Development Services, as follows:

    That the zoning of the subject property, be amended from the PS.2 – Public Service District to the R.1, 8u - Residential District in accordance with the draft amendment attached as Exhibit ‘C’ to Report PLPD07-064.

    5. Director of Planning and Development Services
    Report PLPD07-067
    The Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District

    That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report PLPD07-067 dated November 26, 2007, of the Director of Planning and Development Services, as follows:

    That Report PLPD07-067 pertaining to the Argyle Centre and the University and College (UC) Zoning District in the City’s Comprehensive Zoning By-Law be received for information.

    6. The Argyle Centre

    That staff provide written clarification on the addiction treatment issues pertaining to the facility that is the matter of Report PLPD07-067.


    All of which is respectfully submitted,



    Councillor Farquharson
    Chair of Planning Committee
    November 26, 2007



    PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 17
    DECEMBER 10, 2007

    TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH, FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD DECEMBER 10, 2007

    THE PLANNING COMMITTEE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON DECEMBER 10, 2007, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

    1. Director of Planning and Development Services
    Report PLPD07-067A
    The Argyle Centre and Clinic Uses

    That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report PLPD07-067A dated December 10, 2007, of the Director of Planning and Development Services, as follows:

    That Report PLPD07-067A concerning the meaning of a Clinic Use and its relevance to the Argyle Centre be received for information.

    All of which is respectfully submitted,



    Councillor Farquharson
    Chair of Planning Committee
    December 10, 2007


    COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE REPORT NO. 21
    MEETING OF DECEMBER 3, 2007

    TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD DECEMBER 10, 2007

    THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON DECEMBER 3, 2007, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

    1. Report COU07-005
    Appointment to the PUC

    That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report COU07-005, dated December 3, 2007 of Mayor Ayotte, as follows:

    a) That By-Law 00-123, which sets out the governance structure of the Peterborough Utilities Commission, be amended so that the commission consist of four members of City Council and one member of the Board of Directors of City of Peterborough Holdings Inc.

    b) That Councillor Eggleton be appointed to the Peterborough Utilities Commission for a one-year term, expiring December 31, 2008.

    2. Report CSCLK07-023
    Additional Appointment to Trent Conservation Coalition Source Protection Committee

    That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CSCLK07-023, dated December 3, 2007, of the City Clerk, as follows:

    That the City of Peterborough recognize the appointment of Deputy Reeve Mary Smith, Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield as a representative of the Otonabee-Peterborough Source Protection sub-committee, to the Trent Conservation Coalition Source Protection Committee, for a three-year term to November 30, 2010. This appointment is made to comply with the requirement under the Clean Water Act that Council resolutions be provided from all member municipalities to appoint members to this Committee.

    3. Director of Community Services
    Report CSACH07-020
    Replacement of a Committee Member of the Arts, Culture and Heritage Advisory Committee (ACHAC)

    That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CSACH07-020 dated December 3, 2007 of the Director of Community Services as follows:

    That the appointment of Candace Shaw to the Arts, Culture and Heritage Advisory Committee, to November 30, 2010, be approved.


    4. Director of Planning and Development
    Report PLHD07-005
    Supplementary Report On Affordable Rental Projects: George Street, (or Alternative), Anson House

    That Council, approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLHD07-005, dated December 3, 2007, of the Director, Planning and Development Services as follows:

    a) That the re-allocation of Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program (AHP) funding for 2 units to an alternative project proposed by TVM (the proponent) from a Cherryhill project previously identified in Report PLPD06-022A (former St. Peter’s Elementary School at 443 Reid Street project), be endorsed.

    b) That an additional allocation of 2 units of funding to TVM pending approval of the City’s request to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing to convert AHP Housing Allowance funding to AHP capital funding, be endorsed.

    c) That provincial DOOR (Delivering Opportunities for Ontario Renters) funding for an additional 6 units be allocated to a previously approved 50 unit Peterborough Housing Corporation (PHC) project on the former Anson House property, pending approval of the City’s 2008 budget.

    5. Director of Planning and Development
    Report PLHD07-006
    Distribution of Funding to Housing Providers to Address Urgent Capital Repairs in 2007

    That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report PLHD07-006 dated December 3, 2007, of the Director of Planning and Development Services, as follows:

    That Council authorize the release of $720,500 to 10 non-profit social housing providers, as outlined in Appendix A to Report PLHD07-006, for the purpose of addressing immediate life safety, structural, and Building Code required repairs to their buildings.

    6. Director of Utility Services
    Report USPW07-018
    Agreement Between City of Peterborough and the Township of Douro-Dummer for Winter Maintenance Services

    That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report USPW07-018 dated December 3, 2007, of the Director of Utility Services, as follows:

    That the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to execute an agreement with the Township of Douro-Dummer for the shared provision of Winter Control Service for various road sections as described in Report USPW07-018 for a five-year term from January 1, 2008 through the winter season 2011/2012.


    7. Director of Utility Services
    Report USPW07-017
    Award of Extension to the Agreement Between City of Peterborough and the County of Peterborough for Winter Maintenance Services

    That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report USPW07-017 dated December 3, 2007, of the Director of Utility Services, as follows:

    a) That the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to enter into an agreement with the County of Peterborough for the shared provision of Winter Control Service for various road sections as described in Report USPW07-017 for a five year term from January 1, 2008 through the winter season 2011/2012; and

    b) That City Council approve an extension of the 2005 Agreement with the County of Peterborough from November 1, 2007 to December 31, 2007 for the provision of Winter Control Service for various road sections as set out in the 2005 Agreement in accordance with By-Law 05-039 and described in Report USPW07-017.

    8. Director of Utility Services
    Report USWM07-013
    Approval for Installation of Broadband Tower and Demolition of Structures

    That Council approve the recommendations in Report USWM07-013 dated December 3, 2007 from the Director of Utility Services, as follows:

    a) That permission be granted to the County of Peterborough to construct a broadband tower on the former Allen property at the intersection of the Base Line Road and Bensfort Road;

    b) That permission be granted to demolish three houses located at:

    i) 2003 Base Line Road (formerly known as the Mertens house),
    ii) 1923 Base Line Road (formerly known as the Allen house);
    iii) 1319 Cloverdale Line (formerly known as the Whittington house) due to deterioration beyond repair; and

    c) That permission be granted to demolish the barn also located at 2003 Base Line Road due to deterioration beyond repair

    9. Senior Director of Corporate Services
    Report CSFRAS07-013
    Quarterly Financial Report as of September 30, 2007

    That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report CSFRAS07-013 dated December 3, 2007, of the Senior Director of Corporate Services as follows:

    a) That the September 30, 2007 Quarterly Financial Report attached as Appendix A to Report CSFRAS07-013 be received.

    b) That a $50,000 Capital Budget for 2007 be established for the Visitor Centre Leasehold Improvements to be funded from a $50,000 transfer from the Reserve for Economic Development Initiatives.


    c) That $165,000 be transferred from the Capital Levy Reserve to the Roof Repair Reserve to provide sufficient funding for future roof repairs.

    d) That a $50,000 Capital Budget for 2007 be established for a Comprehensive School Zone Study as outlined in the 2007 Transportation/Traffic Work Program to be funded by a transfer from the 2007 approved Operating Budget.

    10. Senior Director of Corporate Services
    Report CSFRAS07-014
    Extension of Contract to Supply and Deliver Gasoline, Clear Diesel Fuel and Coloured diesel Fuel (Original Tender T-41-05)

    That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CSFRAS07-014 dated December 3, 2007, of the Senior Director of Corporate Services as follows:

    That the contract for the supply and delivery of gasoline and diesel fuel to the City of Peterborough, that was awarded to Upper Canada Fuels through Tender T-41-05, be extended for one additional year, from January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2008, based on a “cost - plus” basis whereas the “cost” component fluctuates based on the Toronto rack prices and the “plus” component remains a fixed per litre charge as follows:

    CONTRACT “PLUS” COSTS
    Description Regular Unleaded Gasoline Per Litre Clear Diesel Per Litre Coloured Diesel Per Litre
    Cartage, discount, mark up $.0100 $.0065 $.0065
    GST $.0005 $.000325 $.000325
    Total $.0105 $.006825 $.006825


    11. Senior Director of Corporate Services
    Report CSFPRS07-015
    Tax Appeals made under Section 357 of The Municipal Act

    That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CSFPRS07-015 dated December 3, 2007, of the Senior Director of Corporate Services, as follows:

    That Council approve Report CSPFPRS07-015 dated November 15, 2007, recommending net tax reductions in the amount of $122,465.74, calculated in accordance with Section 357 of The Municipal Act 2001.


    12. City Solicitor
    Report OCS07-014
    A Report Recommending Amendments to By-Law 07-126 (the “Smoking By-Law”)

    That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report OCS07-014 dated December 3, 2007, of the City Solicitor, as follows:
    a) That Smoking By-Law 07-126 be amended to prohibit smoking within the children’s playground, the train station and platform, and the area bounded by the secondary containment fence, at the Riverview Park and Zoo; and within a 9-metre radius of any entrance, exit or air intake of all buildings owned by the Peterborough Utilities Group and the Peterborough Utilities Commission; and
    b) That Smoking By-Law 07-126 be amended to exclude all portions of a public road allowance.

    13. City Clerk
    Report CSCLK07-022
    Amendment to 2008 Council Meeting Schedule – Family Day

    That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CSCLK07-022, dated December 3, 2007, of the City Clerk, as follows:
    That the 2008 Council Meeting Schedule be amended to reflect Family Day on Monday, February 18, 2008, and that the regularly scheduled Planning Committee meeting originally scheduled for Monday, February 18, be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2008.

    14. City Clerk
    Report CSCLK07-024
    Request for Use of the City Crest for Downtown Countdown

    That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CSCLK07-024, dated December 3, 2007, of the City Clerk, as follows:

    That Downtown Countdown be granted permission for use of the City Crest on the banner for the Countdown Event.

    15. CORRESP07-037
    Correspondence - Municipality of Morris-Turnberry

    That correspondence CORRESP07-037 from the Municipality of Morris-Turnberry requesting support of their resolution asking the Province to develop a tire disposal rebate program, be received for information.

    16. CORRESP07-038
    City of Waterloo

    That correspondence CORRESP07-038 from the City of Waterloo requesting support of their resolution to the Federal government to review and confirm the safety and efficiency of all chemical pesticides; that the Provincial government review and verify the safety of all chemical pesticides Provincial agencies have approved for sale and use and to remind the Provincial government of its promise to legislate the use and sale of cosmetic chemical pesticides be received for information.


    17. Director of Community Services
    Report CSACH07-019
    Wall of Honour - Recommendation for Alternative Design

    That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report CSACH07-019 dated December 3, 2007 of the Director of Community Services as follows:

    a) That the alternate design provided by Basterfield and Associates Landscape Architects for a veterans’ memorial to be erected on the McDonnel Street and Murray Street road allowances abutting Confederation Square be approved;

    b) That final design documents be prepared and a tender call be issued for the construction of the memorial.

    Council at its meeting of December 10, 2007, made the following recommendation:

    That Item #17 be deleted from the report.

    18. Director of Community Services
    Report CSD07-009
    2007 Community Grants Review

    That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report CSD07-009 dated December 3, 2007, of the Director of Community Services, as follows:

    a) That the Community Grants Review Report be received for information.

    b) That the policy recommendations as revised and approved by Council in response to Report CSD07-004, May 1, 2007 remain in effect.

    19. Director of Planning and Development
    Report PLBD07-003
    Building Permit Fee Review and Report

    That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLBD07-003 dated December 3, 2007 of the Director of Planning and Development Services, as follows:

    a) Report PLBD07-003 regarding the Building Permit Fee Review be received,

    b) That the Building Permit Fee Review and recommended Schedule of Fees, including a three-year phase in of fee increases be the subject of a Public Meeting advertised for December 5, 2007 pursuant to the Building Code Act,

    c) That, subject to the submissions made at the Public Meeting, the proposed Schedule of Fees be approved by the adoption of the 2008 Budget.


    20. Director of Utility Services
    Report USEC07-024
    Snow Disposal

    That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report USEC07-024, dated December 3, 2007, from the Director of Utility Services, as follows:

    a) That staff implement the monitoring program for the Ashburnham Drive Snow Disposal Site as detailed in Report USEC07-024;

    b) That staff implement noise reduction efforts at the Ashburnham Drive Snow Disposal Site as generally described in Report USEC07-024;

    c) That staff continue to investigate alternative snow disposal sites and methodologies;

    d) That staff be requested to report further to Committee on the results of:

    i) The monitoring program for the Ashburnham Drive Snow Disposal Site;

    ii) The efforts to relocate the snow disposal site.

    21. Director of Utility Services
    Report USTR07-018
    Supply of Fifteen Low-Entry, Fully Accessible Urban Transit Diesel Buses

    That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report USTR07-018 dated December 3, 2007, of the Director of Utility Services as follows:

    a) That the Request for Proposals Document P-35-07, for the supply and delivery of fifteen low-entry, fully accessible Urban Transit Diesel Buses for the City of Peterborough be awarded to Nova Bus, Division of Prevost Car Inc., at a cost of $5,724,780.00 plus GST of $343,486.80 and PST of $457,982.40 for a total of $6,526,249.20.

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

    c) That $17,400 be transferred from Public Transit Capital reserve fund to Capital Project #5-10.2 to complete the funding for this Project.

    22. Interim Strategy – Current Bus System

    That staff provide a further report with regard to implementing an interim strategy to offset costs incurred by individuals that cannot use the current bus system until the new low-floor buses are received.


    23. Canadian Coalition of Municipalities Against Racism

    That Staff prepare a report about the possibility that the City of Peterborough join the Canadian Coalition of Municipalities against Racism.

    All of which is respectfully submitted,



    Councillor Hall
    Chair of Committee of the Whole
    December 3, 2007




    COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE REPORT NO. 22
    MEETING OF DECEMBER 10, 2007

    TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD DECEMBER 10, 2007

    THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON DECEMBER 10, 2007, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

    1. City Administrator
    Report CAO07-016
    Appointments to the GPAEDC Board

    That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report CAO07-016 dated December 10, 2007, of the CAO, as follows:

    a) That the following individuals be appointed to the GPAEDC Board for a three year term to expire December 31, 2010:

    a. Gary Lounsbury
    b. Laurianne Gruzas

    b) That the following individual be appointed for a two year term to expire December 31, 2009:

    i) Heather Stelzer


    All of which is respectfully submitted,



    Councillor Hall
    Chair of Committee of the Whole
    December 10, 2007