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2008-04-14 City Council

Event date: Monday, April 14, 2008, at 6:30 PM
Location: Council Chambers

City Council Agenda
April 14, 2008 at 6:30 PM - Council Chambers

The Lords Prayer

Thirty Seconds Of Silent Prayer

National Anthem

1. Adoption of Minutes

Minutes of the meetings of Council held on:

a)March 25, 2008

2. Disclosure Of Pecuniary Interest

3. Delegations – Items on the Agenda

a) Planning Committee Report

Jim Kotsopoulos of Armstrong Hunter and Associates will make a delegation regarding item 2 of Planning Report 6 (Report PLPD08-022 2420 and 2510 Bensfort Road

Paul Demelo of Kagan Shastri Barristers and Solicitors will make a delegation regarding item 2 of Planning Report 6 (Report PLPD08-022 2420 and 2510 Bensfort Road

b) Committee of the Whole Report

Marie Bongard will make a delegation regarding item 16 of Committee of Whole Report 11 (Report USTR08-007A Idling Control By-Law Additional Information)

Rolly Graham will make a delegation regarding item 16 of Committee of Whole Report 11 (Report USTR08-007A Idling Control By-Law Additional Information)

c) Budget Committee Report

None at this time.

d) Other Items on this Agenda

None at this time.

4. Reports And Communications

a) Planning Committee Report No. 6

Planning Committee meeting of March 31, 2008

b) Committee of the Whole Report No. 11

Committee of the Whole meeting of April 7, 2008

c) Budget Committee Report No. 1

Budget Committee meeting of April 7, 2008

5. Notice of Motion

None at this time.

6. By-Laws

08-072 Being A By-Law To Adopt Optional Tools For The Purposes Of Administering Limits For Eligible Properties Within The Meaning Of Section 331 (New Construction) For The Commercial, Industrial And Multi-Residential Property Classes For The 2008 Taxation Year And Beyond

08-073 Being A By-Law To Adopt Optional Capping Tools For The Purposes Of Administering Limits For The Commercial, Industrial And Multi-Residential Property For The 2008 Taxation Year

08-074 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Marshall Macklin Monaghan Group Ltd. For A Detailed Flood Reduction Class Ea Study Of Meade Creek. (P-15-08)

08-075 Being A By-Law To Establish Tax Ratios For Prescribed Property Classes For The 2008 Taxation Year

08-076 Being A By-Law To Appoint Parking Enforcement Officers At 111 Hunter Street, Scotia Bank

08-077 Being A By-Law To Control The Idling Of Vehicles In The City Of Peterborough

08-078 Being A By-Law To Authorize $1,272,512 In Provincial Funding, As Committed Through The Province’s 2008 Municipal Road And Bridge Infrastructure Investment

08-079 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Acquisition Of Part Of Lot 5, Plan 15T, Shown As Part 2 On Plan 45R14344, In The City Of Peterborough, In The County Of Peterborough (Part Of 813 Fairbairn Street)

08-080 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 Cavan-Monaghan

08-081 Being A By-Law To Adopt Amendment No. 138 To The Official Plan Of The City Of Peterborough For The Property Known As 746 Jane Street

08-082 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Transfer Of Part Of The Lands Described As Part Of Lot 6, North Of Edinburgh Street And West Of George Street, Registered Plan 1, In The City Of Peterborough, In The County Of Peterborough, To Laura Buell

08-083 Being A By-Law To Adopt Amendment No. 137 To The Official Plan Of The City Of Peterborough For The Property Known As 2420 And 2510 Bensfort Road

08-084 Being A By-Law To Adopt Amendment No. 136 To The Official Plan Of The City Of Peterborough For The Properties Known As 965, 971, 977, 979 And 981 Chemong Road

08-085 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning By-Law For 2420 And 2510 Bensfort Road

08-086 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning By-Law For 965, 971, 977, 979 And 981 Chemong Road

08-087 Being A By-Law To Confirm The City Of Peterborough Emergency Management Program And To Establish An Emergency Management Program Committee

7. Other Business

8. By-Law To Approve Actions Of Council

08-088 Being A By-Law To Confirm The Proceedings Of The Council At Its Meeting Held On April 14, 2008

9. Adjournment



City Council Minutes
April 14, 2008 at 6:30 PM - Council Chambers

Roll Call:

Councillor Doris
Councillor Eggleton
Councillor Hall
Councillor Martin
Councillor Pappas
Councillor Peacock
Councillor Peeters
Councillor Vass
Deputy Mayor Clarke
Mayor Ayotte

Absent:

Councillor Farquharson

Councillor Doris rose on a point of personal privilege to ask about the remote control cameras that have been installed in Council Chambers.

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest

There were no declarations of interest.

Minutes – March 25, 2008

Moved by Councillor Clarke, seconded by Councillor Pappas

That the Minutes of the meeting of Council held on March 25, 2008, be confirmed.

“CARRIED”

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest

There were no disclosures of pecuniary interest.

Delegations

Planning Committee Report

Robert Lapum, 91 Langton Street made a delegation regarding item 1 of Planning Report 6, Report PLPD08-021 - 965, 971, 977, 979 and 981 Chemong Road.

Committee of the Whole Report

Marie Bongard, 461 Albert Street made a delegation regarding item 16 of Committee of Whole Report 11 (Report USTR08-007A Idling Control By-Law Additional Information). A copy of Ms. Bongard’s presentation was provided for Council information.

Rolly Graham, 938 Parkhill Road West, made a delegation regarding item 16 of Committee of Whole Report 11 (Report USTR08-007A Idling Control By-Law Additional Information).

Gary Larson, 1670 Applewood Crescent made a delegation regarding item 17 of Committee of the Whole Report 11 (Report CSAD08-003 - Budget Adjustment and Rehabilitation Recommendation for Morrow Park Grandstand. Mr. Larson provided a copy of his presentation).

Lynn Townsend, 1400 Cornwall Road, Oakville made a delegation regarding item 1 of Planning Report 6, Report PLPD08-021 - 965, 971, 977, 979 and 981 Chemong Road.

Budget Committee Report

There were no delegations.

Other Items on this Agenda

There were no delegations.


Report Number 6 of the Planning Committee

Moved by Councillor Martin, seconded by Councillor Peeters

That Report Number 6 of the Planning Committee Meeting of March 31, 2008 be approved.

Councillor Doris asked that Item 2 of Report Number 6 of the Planning Committee be separated due to an interest in the matter as his daughter, Ann Farlow, is on the board of the cemetery. Councillor Doris indicated that he would not vote on the matter.

Upon the original motion of Councillor Martin and Peeters less item 2, this motion carried.

Upon item 2 of Report Number 6 of the Planning Committee, this motion carried.

Report Number 11 of the Committee of the Whole

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Clarke

That Report Number 11 of the Committee of Whole Meeting of April 7, 2008 be approved.

Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Peacock

That the Anti-Idling By-Law be amended to include, in excluded vehicles, those vehicles used by crossing guards.

“CARRIED"

Moved by Councillor Vass, seconded by Councillor Pappas

That staff be directed to look at the option of auxiliary heaters being provided to crossing guards that would eliminate the need for idling of crossing guard vehicles.

“CARRIED”

On a question of privilege Councillor Hall raised the question of the draft report.

A recorded vote was requested on Item 17 of Report Number 11 of Committee of the Whole, Idling By-Law

Yea

Nay

Councillor Doris

Councillor Hall

Councillor Eggleton

Councillor Martin

Councillor Peeters

Councillor Vass

Councillor Clarke

Councillor Pappas

Councillor Peacock

Mayor Ayotte

“CARRIED”

Councillor Peeters left the Chambers at 8:44 p.m. and returned at 8:49 p.m.

Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Peacock

That the Anti-Idling By-Law be amended to have a three minute idling limit.

“LOST”

Upon the motion of Councillors Hall and Clarke, less item # 17, this motion carried.


Report Number 1 of the Budget Committee

Moved by Councillor Clarke, seconded by Councillor Hall

That Report Number 1 of the Budget Committee Meeting of April 7, 2008 be approved.

A recorded vote was requested.

Yea

Nay

Councillor Peacock

Councillor Vass

Councillor Pappas

Councillor Clarke

Councillor Hall

Councillor Peeters

Councillor Martin

Councillor Eggleton

Councillor Doris

Mayor Ayotte

"CARRIED"

Notice of Motion

There were no Notices of Motion.

By-Laws

Moved by Councillor Peeters, seconded by Councillor Vass

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

08-072 Being A By-Law To Adopt Optional Tools For The Purposes Of Administering Limits For Eligible Properties Within The Meaning Of Section 331 (New Construction) For The Commercial, Industrial And Multi-Residential Property Classes For The 2008 Taxation Year And Beyond

08-073 Being A By-Law To Adopt Optional Capping Tools For The Purposes Of Administering Limits For The Commercial, Industrial And Multi-Residential Property For The 2008 Taxation Year


08-074 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Marshall Macklin Monaghan Group Ltd. For A Detailed Flood Reduction Class Ea Study Of Meade Creek. (P-15-08)

08-075 Being A By-Law To Establish Tax Ratios For Prescribed Property Classes For The 2008 Taxation Year

08-076 Being A By-Law To Appoint Parking Enforcement Officers At 111 Hunter Street, Scotia Bank

08-077 Being A By-Law To Control The Idling Of Vehicles In The City Of Peterborough

08-078 Being A By-Law To Authorize $1,272,512 In Provincial Funding, As Committed Through The Province’s 2008 Municipal Road And Bridge Infrastructure Investment

08-079 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Acquisition Of Part Of Lot 5, Plan 15T, Shown As Part 2 On Plan 45R14344, In The City Of Peterborough, In The County Of Peterborough (Part Of 813 Fairbairn Street)

08-080 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 Cavan-Monaghan

08-081 Being A By-Law To Adopt Amendment No. 138 To The Official Plan Of The City Of Peterborough For The Property Known As 746 Jane Street

08-082 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Transfer Of Part Of The Lands Described As Part Of Lot 6, North Of Edinburgh Street And West Of George Street, Registered Plan 1, In The City Of Peterborough, In The County Of Peterborough, To Laura Buell

08-083 Being A By-Law To Adopt Amendment No. 137 To The Official Plan Of The City Of Peterborough For The Property Known As 2420 And 2510 Bensfort Road

08-084 Being A By-Law To Adopt Amendment No. 136 To The Official Plan Of The City Of Peterborough For The Properties Known As 965, 971, 977, 979 And 981 Chemong Road

08-085 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning By-Law For 2420 And 2510 Bensfort Road

08-086 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning By-Law For 965, 971, 977, 979 And 981 Chemong Road

08-087 Being A By-Law To Confirm The City Of Peterborough Emergency Management Program And To Establish An Emergency Management Program Committee

"CARRIED"

Other Business

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Peeters

That Council direct staff that it is the policy of the City of Peterborough to release all information that is submitted to the City for comment, revision or decision and no exception will be made if it is in draft, correspondence and/or final version.

Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Peacock

That this matter be referred to staff for a report on this matter.

Moved by Councillor Doris

That the question be put.

“CARRIED”

Upon the referral motion of Councillors Doris and Peacock, this motion carried.


Confirmatory By-Law

Moved by Councillor Pappas, seconded by Councillor Martin

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

08-088 Being A By-Law To Confirm The Proceedings Of The Council At Its Meeting Held On April 14, 2008

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 Peacock, seconded by Councillor Pappas

That the meeting adjourn at 9:45 p.m.

“CARRIED”

Nancy Wright-Laking

City Clerk

Paul Ayotte

Mayor


PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 6

MARCH 31, 2008

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH, FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD APRIL 14, 2008

THE PLANNING COMMITTEE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2008, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Director of Planning and Development Services

Report PLPD08-021

965, 971, 977, 979 and 981 Chemong Road

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLPD08-021 dated March 31, 2008, of the Director of Planning and Development Services, as follows:

a)That Schedule ‘A’ - Land Use of the Official Plan as it relates to the westerly portion of the properties known as 965, 971 and 979 Chemong Road, be amended from ‘Urban Fringe Control’ to ‘Residential’ in accordance with the draft amendment, attached as Exhibit ‘C’ to Report PLPD08-021; and

b) That Schedule ‘L’ – Downey West Secondary Plan as it relates to the properties known as 965, 971, 977, 979 and 981 Chemong Road, be amended to ‘Local Commercial’ in accordance with the draft amendment attached as Exhibit ‘C’ to Report PLPD08-021;

c) That the Official Plan as it relates to the properties known as 965, 971, 977, 979 and 981 Chemong Road, be amended to include a site specific provision to permit a large format drug store within the Local Commercial designation under the Downey West Secondary Plan, in accordance with the draft amendment attached as Exhibit ‘C’ to Report PLPD08-021;

d) That the zoning of the properties known as 965, 971, 977, 979 and 981 Chemong Road, be amended from the ‘R’ (Township) and ‘R.1, 1m, 2m, 4e’ (City) to the OS.1-236 ‘H’ – Open Space District and to C.1-237 ‘H’ –Commercial District, in accordance with the draft amendment attached as Exhibit ‘D’ to Report PLPD08-021;

e) That the ‘H’ Holding Symbol be removed subject to the following:

i) Site Plan Approval is granted for the subject property, including provision for the necessary changes to the flood plain and stormwater management plan, to the satisfaction of ORCA.

2. Director of Planning and Development Services

Report PLPD08-022

2420 and 2510 Bensfort Road

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLPD08-022, dated March 31, 2008 of the Director of Planning and Development Services, as follows:

a) That the Official Plan as it relates to the property, known as 2420 and 2510 Bensfort Road, be amended to include a site specific provision to permit a funeral home and place of assembly and associated services within the Major Open Space designation of the property in the Official Plan, in accordance with the draft amendment attached as Exhibit ‘C’ to Report PLPD08-022;

b) That the zoning of the property, known as 2420 and 2510 Bensfort Road, be amended from the OS.3 Open Space District to a modified OS.3 zone (OS.3 – 238 ‘H’), in accordance with the draft amendment attached as Exhibit ‘D’ to Report PLPD08-022.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor A. Farquharson

Chairman

March 31, 2008


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE REPORT NO. 11

MEETING OF APRIL 7, 2008

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD APRIL 14, 2008

THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON APRIL 7, 2008, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Director of Planning and Development

Report PLPD08-029

Cost-Sharing Arrangement for Watercourse Improvements on Thompson Creek

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report PLPD08-029 dated April 7, 2008, of the Director of Planning & Development Services as follows:

That Council authorize the payment of $99,280.80 to 1587345 Ontario Limited, being a partnership between Peterborough Homes and Parkview Homes, for the City share of flood reduction improvements to Thompson Creek in keeping with the watercourse maintenance objectives of the City’s Flood Reduction Master Plan and further, that the payment be funded from the Thompson Creek Watershed Flood Reduction Capital Budget (Project 5-15.14).

2. Director of Community Services

Report CSSS08-004

Peterborough Employment Resource Centre (PERC) Contract Renewal

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CSSS08-004 dated April 7, 2008, of the Director of Community Services, as follows:

That the PERC Contract Renewal report be received for information purposes.


3. Director of Utility Services

Report USEC08-009

Award of Request for Proposal P-15-08 for a Detailed Flood Reduction Class EA Study of Meade Creek

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report USEC08-009 dated April 7, 2008, of the Director of Utility Services, as follows:

That Request for Proposal Document P-15-08, for the Detailed Flood Reduction Class EA Study of Meade Creek be awarded to Marshall Macklin Monaghan Group Ltd. at a total cost of $179,276.00 (PST not applicable) and GST of $8,963.80 for a total of $188,239.80.

4. Director of Utility Services

Report USPW08-007

Award of Tender T-18-08 for Supply and Delivery of Ready Mix Concrete

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report USPW08-007 dated April 7, 2008, of the Director of Utility Services, as follows:

That Tender Document T-18-08, for the Supply and Delivery of Ready Mix Concrete be awarded to Dufferin Concrete, 471 Parkhill Road East, Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 6Y8 on a unit cost per cubic metre basis in accordance with the following unit costs as found in Table 1.

Table 1 to Report USPW08-007: Unit Cost Recommendation

Class A

($)

Heating

($)

Class C

($)

Class D

($)

Class E

($)

Unshrinkable Fill

Unit Cost Per Cubic Metre

139.00

14.00

126.00

117.00

94.00

GST

6.95

0.70

6.30

5.85

4.70

PST

11.12

1.12

10.08

9.36

7.52

Total Cost Per Cubic Metre

157.07

15.82

142.38

132.21

106.22


5. Director of Utility Services

Report USPW08-008

Award of Tender T-19-08 for the Supply of Hot Mix Asphalt and Disposal of Discarded Asphalt

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report USPW08-008 dated April 7, 2008, of the Director of Utility Services, as follows:

That Tender Document T-19-08, for the Supply of Hot Mix Asphalt and Disposal of Discarded Asphalt, be awarded to Lafarge Paving and Construction Limited, P.O. Box 1299, Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 7H5, on a unit cost per tonne basis in accordance with the following unit costs as found in Table 1

Table 1: Unit Cost Recommendation

Asphalt Grade

Cost Per Tonne

($)

PST

($)

GST

($)

Total Cost per Tonne

($)

HL 2A, 3, 3F, 4, 8

67.50

5.40

3.38

76.28

HDBC

74.43

5.95

3.72

84.10

HL 1Mod

79.98

6.40

4.00

90.38

Cold Mix

80.00

6.40

4.00

90.40

Rap

10.00

0.80

0.50

10.75

Disposal

5.00

0.40

0.25

6.65

6. Senior Director of Corporate Services

Report CPFPRS08-005

2008 Municipal Road and Bridge Infrastructure Investment Grant

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report CPFPRS08-005 dated April 7, 2008 of the Senior Director of Corporate Services as follows:

a) That a by-law be passed to acknowledge the City of Peterborough will receive $1,272,512 in Provincial funding, as committed through the Province’s 2008 Municipal Road and Bridge Infrastructure Investment, and that the City will:

i) Use the funds for municipal road and bridge capital investment needs;


ii) Report to the Ministry of Transportation in a final summary report detailing expenditures, use of Provincial funding and outcomes achieved, and be audited by an independent auditor if so requested by the Province; and

iii) Return any funding to the Ministry of Transportation that the municipality does not use for municipal road and bridge capital investment needs.

b) That the $1,272,512 2008 Municipal Road and Bridge Infrastructure Investment funds be deposited into the Utility Services Reserve to be used to finance future road and bridge capital expenditures as approved by Council.

7. Director of Utility Services

Report USEC08-010

Budget Increase and Award of Tender T-01-08 for the Reconstruction of Aylmer Street North, Dalhousie Street and Wolfe Street

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report USEC08-010 dated April 7, 2008, of the Director of Utility Services, as follows:

a)That the 2008 Capital Budget Project 5-6.01 for the reconstruction of Aylmer Street North, Dalhousie Street and Wolfe Street be increased from $4,000,000 to $4,452,369.93 and that the additional $452,369.93 be transferred from the Federal Gas Tax Reserve Fund unused allocation from the 2007 Capital Budget Project 5-12.03 (Traffic Improvements);

b)That Tender T-01-08, for the reconstruction of Aylmer Street North, Dalhousie Street and Wolfe Street be awarded to Accurex Inc., 150 O’Carroll Avenue, Unit 1, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 4V3 at a cost of $4,106,359.49 (PST not applicable) plus GST of $205,317.98 for a total of $4,311,677.47; and

c) That, if for any reason the Aylmer Street sanitary trunk sewer project is not approved to be funded under the current Development Charge Study for growth areas, the $1,500,000 cost for the sanitary sewer portion of the Aylmer Street work be funded from the Sanitary Sewer Reserve Fund.


8. CORRESP08-024

Correspondence – City of St. Catharines

That the Correspondence from the City of St. Catharines requesting the Provincial and Federal governments to consider fair “Representation by Population” and equitable representation in the House of Commons be received for information.

9. CORRESP08-025

Correspondence – Corporation of the Town of Tecumseh

That the Correspondence from the Corporation of the Town of Tecumseh requesting support from all Ontario municipalities, regarding Tecumseh’s resolution and appeal to the Provincial and Federal government to allocate funds to Ontario municipalities through the national Municipal Rural Infrastructure Program (MRIF) and the Canada-Ontario Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund (COMRIF) be received for information.

10. CORRESP08-026

Correspondence – Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration

That the Correspondence from the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration requesting the City of Peterborough support the Lincoln M. Alexander Award 2008, by nominating a young person who has demonstrated exemplary leadership in contributing to the elimination of racial discrimination, on or before May 31st, be received for information.

11. CORRESP08-027

Correspondence – City of Ottawa

That the Correspondence from the City of Ottawa requesting support from municipalities regarding Ottawa’s resolution to endorse the private members bill to amend the Smoke-Free Ontario Act by banning smoking in motor vehicles containing children under the age of 16 years be received for information.


12. CORRESP08-028

Correspondence – Corporation of the Town of Kingsville

That the Correspondence from the Corporation of the Town of Kingsville requesting support from municipalities in the form of an ad placed with local media, regarding their resolution to become Kraft Hockeyville 2008 and to keep Kraft Hockeyville 2008 within Ontario be received for information.

13. Report PLPD08-023

Acquisition of Property at 813 Fairbairn Street

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report PLPD08-023 dated April 7, 2008, of the Director of Planning and Development Services, as follows:

That a by-law be passed to authorize the acquisition of 44 square metres of property at the rear of 813 Fairbairn Street, being Part 2 on Plan 45R-14344, having an estimated value of $1,658.

14. Report PLPD08-030

Execution of an Agreement with the Township of Cavan-Monaghan respecting Aeronautically-related Development at PeterboroughAirport

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report PLPD08-030 dated April 7, 2008, of the Director of Planning and Development Services as follows:

That a by-law be passed to authorize the execution of an agreement with the Township of Cavan-Monaghan whereby the City of Peterborough will assume the responsibility for planning and building permit matters at the PeterboroughAirport for aeronautically-related development.

15. Director of Community Services

Report CSEM08-001

Emergency Management Program for the City of Peterborough

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report CSEM08-001, dated April 7, 2008, of the Director of Community Services, as follows:

That a by-law be enacted to adopt the City of Peterborough Emergency Management Program and to establish an Emergency Management Program Committee.


16. Director of Utility Services

Report USTR08-007A

Idling Control By-Law Additional Information

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report USTR08-007A dated April 7, 2008, of the Director of Utility Services Department, as follows:

a) That Council receive this report for information.

b) That Council adopt the Idling Control By-Law in Appendix A, subject to direction concerning the time limit contained in Section 2(a) thereof, to come into effect on November 1, 2008, stating “No person shall idle a vehicle continuously for more than two minutes.

c) That staff issue a Request for Proposal for agencies to implement the by-law.

d) That the set fine for contravention of this by-law be set at $30.00

e) That item e) be added “That City vehicles, excluding Police, Fire or Ambulance vehicles, be permitted to idle for one minute.”

That c) be struck and replaced with “That a report come back from staff with an education and implementation plan for the By-Law along with a proposed budget.

17. Director of Community Services

Report CSAD08-003

Budget Adjustment and Rehabilitation Recommendation for MorrowPark Grandstand

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report CSAD08-003 dated April 7, 2008, of the Director of Community Services as follows:

a) That a $100,000 capital budget be created for the Rehabilitation of the Grandstand at MorrowPark and that the $100,000 be drawn from the Capital Levy Reserve;

b) That staff take all necessary steps within its delegated authority under the Purchasing By-Law 06-175 to rehabilitate the Grandstand in time for the 2008 Peterborough Exhibition.


18. Director of Community Services

Report CSSS08-003

Addiction Services Client Survey

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CSSS08-003 dated April 7, 2008, of the Director of Community Services, as follows:

That the report “Client Survey Feedback Results Ontario Works Addiction Services Programme” be accepted for information.

19. Director of Utility Services

Report USWM08-006

Impact of Provincial Municipal Hazardous and Special Waste Plan

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report USWM08-006 dated April 7, 2008 of the Director of Utility Services, as follows:

That this report be received for information.

20. Director of Utility Services

Report USPW08-010

Award the Sole Source Purchase for the Supply and Delivery of Three Municipal Tractors

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report USPW08-010 dated April 7, 2008, of the Director of Utility Services, as follows:

a)That Council approve the sole source purchase of three municipal tractors with various attachments.

b)That Council approve the purchase of three “Trackless” municipal tractors with various attachments from Joe Johnson Equipment, 2521 Bowman Street, Innisfil, Ontario, L9S 3V6 for a total cost not to exceed $318,697.00 plus PST of $25,495.76 and GST of $15,934.85 for a total cost of $360,127.61

21. Winter Sidewalk Maintenance Issues

That a report be provided by staff to provide information regarding winter sidewalk maintenance issues and the financing structures attached to the various levels of services.

22.. Senior Director of Corporate Services

Report CPFPRS08-004

LansdowneStreetBridge and Municipal Infrastructure Investment Initiative (MIII) Grant

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report CPFPRS08-004 dated April 7, 2008 from the Senior Director of Corporate Services, as follows:

a)That the 2007 Capital Budget Project 5-4.02 for rehabilitation of the Lansdowne Street Bridge, be amended to show $1,420,000 net City requirements to be funded from the $1,200,000 MIII Grant, a $170,000 contribution from the Federal Gas Tax Reserve Fund, and a $50,000 contribution from the Bridge Reserve;

b)That the $830,000 unallocated balance of the Federal Gas Tax Reserve Fund financing, originally reflected in the 2007 Capital Budget Project 5-4.02 be returned to the Federal Gas Tax Reserve Fund; and

c)That the $370,000 unallocated balance of the Bridge Reserve identified in the 2007 Capital Budget Project 5-4.02, as amended by Report USEC08-006, be returned to the Bridge Reserve.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor Hall

Chairman

April 7, 2008


BUDGET COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 1

MEETING OF APRIL 7, 2008

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD APRIL 14, 2008

THE BUDGET COMMITTEE AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON APRIL 7, 2008, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Senior Director of Corporate Services

Report CPFPRS08-003

2008 TAX POLICIES, EDUCATION RATES, BMA MUNICIPAL STUDY

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report CPFPRS08-003 dated April 7, 2008, of the Senior Director of Corporate Services as follows:

a) That the 2008 tax ratios, as approved in the 2008 budget on December 10, 2007, and set out as follows, be reaffirmed:

Class

2008 Tax Ratios

Residential

1.0000

Multi-residential

2.0252

Commercial

1.8419

Industrial

2.5976

Pipelines

1.2706

Farm Property

0.2500

b) i) That the Tax Ratio Reduction Program be continued in 2009 in that one-half of the revenue generated from the real assessment growth in the multi-residential, commercial and industrial classes be given back to that particular class as a tax ratio reduction with a goal that the tax ratios for the multi-residential, commercial and industrial classes be reduced until they equal 1.50.

ii) That the Tax Ratio Reduction Program be reviewed each year as part of the annual budget process.

c) That a system of graduated tax rates within the commercial and industrial classes not be implemented.


d) That the capping policy for 2008 for the multi-residential, commercial and industrial classes be based on a maximum increase threshold at the greater of:

i) 10% of the previous year’s annualized capped taxes and

ii) 5% of the previous year’s annualized CVA tax for the eligible property

iii) Imposing a threshold adjustment for capped properties where the required billing adjustment (credits only) is within $250 of the properties’ CVA tax; in this instance, no capping credit would be applied, and affected property would be billed at their full CVA tax level.

e) That a 100% threshold on the tax level for eligible new construction for 2008 be established.

f) That the tax reductions for mandated subclasses of vacant units remain at 30% for the commercial class and 35% for the industrial class.

g) That the 2008 tax rate for farmland awaiting development subclasses be established at 25% of the residential rate.

h) That a by-law be passed at the April 14, 2008 Council meeting authorizing the 2008 tax policies as set out in report CPFPRS08-003.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor Clarke

Chairman

April 7, 2008