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2008-07-07 City Council

Event date: Monday, July 07, 2008, at 6:30 PM
Location: Council Chambers

Agenda - Minutes

City Council Agenda
July 7, 2008 at 6:30 PM - Council Chambers

The Lords Prayer

Thirty Seconds Of Silent Prayer

National Anthem

Ceremonial Presentations  - Dean Del Mastro, MP, Peterborough.

  1. Adoption of Minutes

    Minutes of the meetings of Council held on:
    a) June 16, 2008

  2. Disclosure Of Pecuniary Interest

  3. Delegations – Items on the Agenda

    1. Audit Committee Report
      None at this time.

    2. Committee of the Whole Report
      Paul Dietrich, Peterborough and Kawarthas Home Builders Association, will make a delegation regarding item 1 of Committee of the Whole Report 15 (Report CPFPRS08-011, Public Meeting, Planning Area Specific Development Charges)

    3. Planning Committee Report
      None at this time.

    4. Committee of the Whole Report
      Yvonne Coveney-Boyd will make a delegation regarding item 18 of Committee of the Whole Report 16 (Communities in Bloom)

      Paul Pennington, PCAP, will make a delegation regarding item 25 of Committee of the Whole Report 16 (Report CSSS08-008, Ontario Works Discretionary Benefits Review)

      Sarah Kardash, PCAP, will make a delegation regarding item 25 of Committee of the Whole Report 16 (Report CSSS08-008, Ontario Works Discretionary Benefits Review)

      Steve Barker will make a delegation regarding item 27 of Committee of the Whole Report 16 (Report USEC08-016, Budget Allocation for the Reconstruction of Spencley’s Lane and Leahey’s Lane)

      Roy Brady will make a delegation regarding item 14 of Committee of the Whole Report 16 (Report OCS08-005, Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement (TILMA))

      Neal Cathcart will make a delegation regarding item 32 of Committee of the Whole Report 16 (Peterborough Municipal Airport)

    5. Other Items on this Agenda
      None at this time.

  4. Reports And Communications

    1. Audit Committee Report No. 1
      Audit Committee meeting of June 23, 2008

    2. Committee of the Whole Report No. 15
      Committee of the Whole meeting of June 23, 2008

    3. Planning Committee Report No. 10
      Planning Committee meeting of June 23, 2008

    4. Committee of the Whole Report No. 16
      Committee of the Whole meeting of June 30, 2008

  5. Notice of Motion
    None at this time.

  6. By-Laws

    08-116 Being A By-Law To Appoint Parking Enforcement Officers At 1154 Chemong Road (Portage Place) And 340 – 360 George Street North (Peterborough Square)

    08-117 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement With The Greater Peterborough Area Economic Development Corporation

    08-118 Being A By-Law To Levy And Collect Taxes For Municipal, Education And Business Improvement Area Purposes For The Year 2008, To Impose A Penalty Charge For Non-Payment Of 2008 Taxes And To Provide For Interest To Be Added To Tax Arrears, And To Establish A Percentage By Which Tax Decreases Are Limited In 2008 To Properties In The Commercial, Industrial And Multi-Residential Property Classes

    08-119 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Transfer Of Part Of The Lands Municipally Known As 1900 Technology Drive, In The City Of Peterborough, In The County Of Peterborough, To Drain Bros. Excavating Limited

    08-120 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning For 577 Armour Road

    08-121 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of Emergency Management Mutual Assistance Agreements With Municipalities In Peterborough County And With Durham Region

    08-122 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Morrison Hershfield Limited For The Consulting Services To Complete The Update To The 2002 Comprehensive Transportation Plan (P-21-08)

    08-123 Being A By-Law To Amend By-Law Number 93-100 ‘Being A By-Law For The Regulation Of Parking’

    08-124 Being A By-Law To Amend By-Law Number 91-56 ‘Being A By-Law To Designate Through Highways And Erect Yield Right-Of-Way Signs’

    08-125 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Transfer Of The Lands Municipally Known As 1979 Fisher Drive, In The City Of Peterborough, To Sciens Industries Inc.

    08-126 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (Carnegie East Growth Area)

    08-127 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (Carnegie West Growth Area)

    08-128 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (Chemong Growth Area)

    08-129 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (City-Wide Growth Area)

    08-130 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (Coldspring Growth Area)

    08-131 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (Jackson Growth Area)

    08-132 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (Liftlock Growth Area)

    08-133 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (Lily Lake Growth Area)

    08-134 Being A By-Law To Repeal By-Law Number 04-213 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (Auburn North Growth Area)

  7. Other Business

  8. By-Law To Approve Actions Of Council
    08-135 Being A By-Law To Confirm The Proceedings Of The Council At Its Meeting Held On July 7, 2008

  9. Adjournment

City Council Minutes
July 7, 2008 at 6:30 PM - Council Chambers

Meeting call to order at 6:33 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

Roll Call:

Councillor Doris
Councillor Eggleton
Councillor Farquharson
Councillor Hall
Councillor Clarke
Councillor Pappas
Councillor Peacock
Councillor Peeters
Councillor Vass
Mayor Ayotte

Absent:

Councillor Martin

Moved by Councillor Clarke, seconded by Councillor Pappas

That the Minutes of the meeting of Council held on June 16, 2008, be confirmed.

“CARRIED”

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest

There were no disclosures of pecuniary interest.

Delegations

Audit Committee Report

No delegations were made.

Committee of the Whole Report

Paul Dietrich, Peterborough and Kawarthas Home Builders Association, made a delegation regarding item 1 of Committee of the Whole Report 15 (Report CPFPRS08-011, Public Meeting, Planning Area Specific Development Charges).

Planning Committee Report

No delegations were made.

Committee of the Whole Report

Yvonne Coveney-Boyd, Chair, Communities in Bloom, made a delegation regarding item 18 of Committee of the Whole Report 16 (Communities in Bloom).

Paul Pennington, 293 Water Street, Peterborough, representing PCAP, made a delegation regarding item 25 of Committee of the Whole Report 16 (Report CSSS08-008, Ontario Works Discretionary Benefits Review).

Sarah Kardash, 448 George Street, Peterborough, representing PCAP, made a delegation regarding item 25 of Committee of the Whole Report 16 (Report CSSS08-008, Ontario Works Discretionary Benefits Review).

Steve Barker, 247 Spencley’s Lane, Peterborough, made a delegation regarding item 27 of Committee of the Whole Report 16 (Report USEC08-016, Budget Allocation for the Reconstruction of Spencley’s Lane and Leahey’s Lane).

Roy Brady, Mountland Drive, Peterborough, made a delegation regarding item 14 of Committee of the Whole Report 16 (Report OCS08-005, Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement (TILMA)).

Neal Cathcart, 1684 Sharpe Line, Cavan, made a delegation regarding item 32 of Committee of the Whole Report 16 (Peterborough Municipal Airport).

Carol Winter made a delegation regarding item 29 of Committee of the Whole Report 16 (Cameron House).

Lynn Hopkins, 288 Romaine Street, Peterborough, made a delegation regarding item 25 of Committee of the Whole Report 16 (Report CSSS08-008, Ontario Works Discretionary Benefits Review).

Rennie Marshall, 1264 Bridle Drive, Peterborough, made a delegation regarding item 23 of Committee of the Whole Report 16 (Report OCS08-006, GPAEDC Agreement).

Other Items on this Agenda

No delegations were made.

Report Number 1 of the Audit Committee

Moved by Councillor Clarke, seconded by Councillor Hall

That Report Number 1 of the Audit Committee Meeting of June 23, 2008 be approved.

"CARRIED"

Report Number 15 of the Committee of the Whole

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Vass

That Report Number 15 of the Committee of Whole Meeting of June 23, 2008 be approved.

"CARRIED"


Report Number 10 of the Planning Committee

Moved by Councillor Farquharson, seconded by Councillor Eggleton

That Report Number 10 of the Planning Committee Meeting of June 23, 2008 be approved.

Item 3 – Report PLPD08-051 – Otonabee River Trail Development at the Holiday Inn

Moved by Councillor Pappas, seconded by Councillor Hall

c) That staff provide information to Council regarding the annual income and also confirm the expiration date of the agreement between the City of Peterborough and Holiday Inn for the Wolfe Street road allowance lease.

"CARRIED"

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

Report Number 16 of the Committee of the Whole

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Vass

That Report Number 16 of the Committee of Whole Meeting of June 30, 2008 be approved.

Moved by Councillor Peeters, seconded by Councillor Hall

That the rules of order be suspended to complete the agenda.

"CARRIED"

Councillor Farquharson left the meeting at 10:00 p.m. and returned at 10:10 p.m.

Item 27 – Report USEC08-016, Budget Allocation for the Reconstruction of Spencley’s Lane and Leahey’s Lane

Moved by Councillor Peeters, seconded by Councillor Vass

That Item 27 be deleted from Committee of the Whole Report 16.

Councillor Peeters withdrew the motion.

Item 27 – Report USEC08-016, Budget Allocation for the Reconstruction of Spencley’s Lane and Leahey’s Lane

Moved by Councillor Peacock, seconded by Councillor Peeters

Item b), that the words “deferred for consideration in the 2009 budget discussion”, be struck from the recommendation and replaced with “that it be placed in the 2009 budget”.

"LOST"


Councillor Peeters left the meeting room at 10:45 p.m. and returned to the meeting at 10:47 p.m.

Item 14 – Report OCS08-006 - TILMA

Moved by Councillor Vass, seconded by Councillor Peacock

That the following recommendations be added:

a) That the City express its opposition to the signing of a TILMA agreement by the Province

b) That the City lobby the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) at their annual general meeting in August 2008

c) That the City lobby Jeff Leal, MPP to report to the City regarding any negotiations with TILMA or any other trade agreement

"CARRIED"

Item 23 – GPAEDC

Councillor Peeters requested a recorded vote on this item of business.

Yea

Nay

Councillor Doris

Councillor Peeters

Councillor Eggleton

Councillor Hall

Councillor Farquharson

Councillor Vass

Councillor Clarke

Councillor Pappas

Councillor Peacock

Mayor Ayotte

"CARRIED"

Upon the original motion of Councillors Hall and Vass, the motion carried.

By-Laws

Moved by Councillor Peacock, seconded by Councillor Pappas

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

08-116 Being A By-Law To Appoint Parking Enforcement Officers At 1154 Chemong Road (Portage Place) And 340 – 360 George Street North (Peterborough Square)

08-117 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement With The Greater Peterborough Area Economic Development Corporation

08-118 Being A By-Law To Levy And Collect Taxes For Municipal, Education And Business Improvement Area Purposes For The Year 2008, To Impose A Penalty Charge For Non-Payment Of 2008 Taxes And To Provide For Interest To Be Added To Tax Arrears, And To Establish A Percentage By Which Tax Decreases Are Limited In 2008 To Properties In The Commercial, Industrial And Multi-Residential Property Classes

08-119 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Transfer Of Part Of The Lands Municipally Known As 1900 Technology Drive, In The City Of Peterborough, In The County Of Peterborough, To Drain Bros. Excavating Limited

08-120 Being A By-Law To Amend The Zoning For 577 Armour Road

08-121 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of Emergency Management Mutual Assistance Agreements With Municipalities In PeterboroughCounty And With Durham Region

08-122 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Execution Of An Agreement Between The Corporation Of The City Of Peterborough And Morrison Hershfield Limited For The Consulting Services To Complete The Update To The 2002 Comprehensive Transportation Plan (P-21-08)

08-123 Being A By-Law To Amend By-Law Number 93-100 ‘Being A By-Law For The Regulation Of Parking’

08-124 Being A By-Law To Amend By-Law Number 91-56 ‘Being A By-Law To Designate Through Highways And Erect Yield Right-Of-Way Signs’

08-125 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Transfer Of The Lands Municipally Known As 1979 Fisher Drive, In The City Of Peterborough, To Sciens Industries Inc.

08-126 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (Carnegie East Growth Area)

08-127 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (Carnegie West Growth Area)

08-128 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (Chemong Growth Area)

08-129 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (City-Wide Growth Area)

08-130 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (Coldspring Growth Area)

08-131 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (Jackson Growth Area)

08-132 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (Liftlock Growth Area)

08-133 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (LilyLake Growth Area)

08-134 Being A By-Law To Repeal By-Law Number 04-213 Being A By-Law To Establish Development Charges For The City Of Peterborough (Auburn North Growth Area)

"CARRIED"


Other Business

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Pappas

That Council does not support the application before Committee of Adjustment by Trent University for their Water Street endowment lands.

“LOST”

Confirmatory By-Law

Moved by Councillor Doris, seconded by Councillor Eggleton

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

08-135 Being A By-Law To Confirm The Proceedings Of The Council At Its Meeting Held On July 7, 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 Farquharson, seconded by Councillor Eggleton

That this meeting of City Council adjourn at 12:04 a.m.

“CARRIED”

Leigh Doughty

Deputy City Clerk

Paul Ayotte

Mayor


AUDIT COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 1

MEETING OF JUNE 23, 2008

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD JULY 7, 2008

THE AUDIT COMMITTEE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2008, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Senior Director of Corporate Services

Report CPFRAS08-011

Audit of the Consolidated Financial Statements of the City of Peterborough - Acknowledgement Letter

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report CPFRAS08-011 dated June 23, 2008, of the Senior Director of Corporate Services as follows:

a) That the letter “Audit of the Consolidated Financial Statements of the City of Peterborough” be received.

b) That the Mayor and Chair of the Audit Committee be authorized to sign the acknowledgement.

2. Senior Director of Corporate Services

Report CPFRAS08-009

Treasurer’s Report, 2007 Consolidated Financial Report, 2007 Trust Funds Financial Statement and Five-Year Review

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report CPFRAS08-009 dated June 23, 2008, of the Senior Director of Corporate Services as follows:

a) That Report CPFRAS08-009 providing Audit Committee members with a copy of Report CPFRAS08-009 “Treasurer’s Report, 2007 Consolidated Financial Report, 2007 Trust Funds Financial Statement and Five Year Review” be received as information.

b) That the underlying accounting policies as detailed in the Notes to the Financial Statements be approved

c) That the 2007 Financial Report as presented and received be submitted to the Province of Ontario.

3. Senior Director of Corporate Services

Report CPFRAS08-010

Management Letter and Verbal Audit Findings Report for the year ended December 31, 2007

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report CPFRAS08-010 dated June 23, 2008, of the Senior Director of Corporate Services as follows:

That the “Audit of December 31, 2007 Financial Statements Letter “Management Letter” appended to report CPFRAS08-010 and the and Verbal Audit Findings Report presented by Collins Barrow Kawarthas LLP for the year ended December 31, 2007 be received as information.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor Clarke

Chair of Audit Committee

June 23, 2008


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE REPORT NO. 15

MEETING OF JUNE 23, 2008

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD JULY 7, 2008

THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON JUNE 23, 2008, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Director of Corporate Services

Report CPFPRS08-011

Public Meeting

Planning Area Specific Development Charges

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CPFPRS08-011 dated June 23, 2008, of the Senior Director of Corporate Services, as follows:

That report CPFPRS08-011 informing Council that a Public Meeting will be held on June 23, 2008 at 5:30 p.m. in the General Committee Room to present a Planning Area- Specific Development Charges Study and to hear public delegations be received.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Mayor Ayotte

Acting Chair of Committee of the Whole

June 23, 2008


PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 10

JUNE 23, 2008

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH, FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD JULY 7, 2008

THE PLANNING COMMITTEE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2008, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Director of Planning and Development Services

Report PLPD08-054

Highway 407 East Environmental Assessment

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report PLPA08-054, dated June 23, 2008, of the Director of Planning and Development Services, as follows:

That Report PLPD08-054 be received.

2. Director of Planning and Development Services

Report PLPD08-048

577 Armour Road

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLPD08-048 dated June 23, 2008, of the Director of Planning and Development Services, as follows:

a) That the zoning of the subject property be amended from the R.1, R.2, R.3 – Residential District to the R.1, R.2, R.3 – 189 – ‘H’ in accordance with Exhibit ‘C’ to Report PLPD08-048.

b) That the ‘H’ Holding Symbol be removed upon the approval of a Site Plan, pursuant to Section 41 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13.

3. Director of Planning and Development Services

Report PLPD08-051

Otonabee River Trail Development at the Holiday Inn

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report PLPD08-051 dated June 23, 2008, of the Director of Planning and Development Services as follows:

That, the Otonabee River Trail Project (Holiday Inn Phase – CPRBridge to Del Crary Park) (Project 7-1.08 in the 2008-2017 CAPITAL BUDGET ESTIMATES) be amended in order to fund the construction during 2008 follows:

a) The $655,000 shown as approved prior to 2008, to be funded from a $300,000 contribution from the Holiday Inn and a $355,000 portion to be funded from capital levy, be amended to show only a $355,000 expenditure to be funded from previous years’ capital levy.

b) That $500,000 be approved as a 2008 capital expenditure to be funded from the Federal Gas Tax Reserve Fund.

Council at its meeting of July 7, 2008, made the following recommendation:

c) That staff provide information to Council regarding the annual income and also confirm the expiration date of the agreement between the City of Peterborough and Holiday Inn for the Wolfe Street road allowance lease.


4. Director of Planning and Development Services

Report PLPD08-050

Zoning for Methadone Clinics

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report PLPD08-050 dated June 23, 2008, of the Director of Planning and Development Services, as follows:

That Report PLPD08-050 concerning a ‘methadone clinic’ as a ‘clinic’ use in the City of Peterborough Zoning By-Law be received for information.

5. Report on Methadone Treatment

That staff report to Council on the application of the zoning districts that permit clinics and that Council request that the County/City Health Unit provide a report in respect to Methadone treatment.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor Farquharson

Chair of Planning Committee

June 23, 2008


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE REPORT NO. 16

MEETING OF JUNE 30, 2008

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD JULY 7, 2008

THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON JUNE 30, 2008, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Report PLPD08-052

Sale of City Property on Technology Drive

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report PLPD08-052 dated June 30, 2008, of the Director of Planning and Development Services as follows:

That a by-law be passed to authorize the sale of .77 hectares (1.90 acres) municipally known as 1979 Fisher Drive, being Part 4 on plan 45R-14192 to Sciens Industries Inc. for $76,000.00.

2. Report COU08-005

City Administrator Compensation Level for 2008

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report COU08-005 dated June 30, 2008 of the Mayor as follows:

That the City Administrator’s annual salary be increased by 2.2% to $151,525 effective January 1, 2008.

3. Director of Utility Services

Report USTR08-011

Strategic Downtown Parking Management Study Implementation Report #1

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report USTR08-011 dated June 30, 2008, of the Director of Utility Services, as follows:

a) That effective September 1, 2008 the voluntary payment/early payment option on City parking infractions be eliminated;

b) That effective September 1, 2008 the monthly parking permit rate at the Simcoe Garage increase from $40.00 to $50.00 and the monthly parking permit rate at the King Street Garage increase from $50.00 to $60.00; and

c) That Sections 13.4 and 13.5 of By-Law #93-100 (Comprehensive Parking By-Law) be amended accordingly.

4. Director of Community Services

Report CS08-009

Bid for the 2010 International Participatory Dragon Boat Festival

That Council approves the recommendations outlined in Report CSD08-009 dated June 30, 2008, of the Director of Community Services as follows:

a) That Report CSD08-009 be received for information;

b) That the local bid for the 2010 International Participatory Dragon Boat Festival be endorsed;

c) That a letter of support be provided by the Mayor on behalf of the City of Peterborough;

d) That, should the project proponents be successful in their bid, a grant of $10,000 be included in the 2009 and 2010 Recreation Capital budget to assist them with start-up and operational costs.

5. Director of Community Services

Report CSSS08-006

National Child Benefit Program Update

That City Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report CSSS08-006 dated June 30, 2008, of the Director of Community Services, as follows:

a) That the funds frozen as a result of the following Budget Committee Motion 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 report back to Council specific recommendations on how the monies could best be used to support low income families in the community” be released.

b) That the anticipated final release of NCB funds in 2008 in the amount of approximately $179,000 be distributed as follows:

i) That pending Ministry of Children and Youth Services approval, $118,950 be used as the 20% municipal cost share to provide for a total of $594,750 for a one time Children’s Fall Health Benefit as outlined in Report CSSJSSC08-012.

ii) That the remaining balance of approximately $60,150 remain frozen until a future report is provided.

6. Director of Community Services

Report CSSS08-007

Ontario Child Benefit and Social Assistance Restructuring

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CSSS08-007 dated June 30, 2008, of the Director of Community Services, as follows:

That 2008 municipal savings realized from the implementation of the Ontario Child Benefit and the resulting social assistance restructuring (estimated at $360,940 for 2008) be utilized to address pressures identified in the social services sector such as: discretionary benefits enhancements, and employment supports, particularly in the area of transportation, community social plan and warming room expenses.

7. Director of Utility Services

Report USEC08-020

Budget increase and Change Order for tender T-05-08 for the Rehabilitation of the Lansdowne Street Bridge over the Otonabee River

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report USEC08-020, dated June 30, 2008 of the Director of Utility Services[ as follows:

a) That the budget for the rehabilitation of the Lansdowne Street Bridge over the Otonabee River (Trent Canal), Tender T-05-08 be increased by $100,000 with the additional funds to come from the Bridge Reserve;

b) That the value of Tender T-05-08 awarded to Bob Hendricksen Construction Limited, 12051 Ashburn Road, Port Perry, Ontario L9L 1Z9 be increased to a maximum of $1,651,775.05 inclusive of taxes.

8. Director of Planning and Development Services

Report PLHD- 08-001

Distribution of Funding for Social and Affordable Housing

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report PLHD-08-001, dated June 30, 2008, from the Director of Planning and Development Services, as follows:

a) That the expenditure plan as outlined in Report PLHD-08-001 Appendix A, to be carried out within the 2008 approved budget, be approved, and that this expenditure plan be also reflected in the 2009 and 2010 budgets, pending City and County approval.

b) That the capital grant of $849,399, received from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH), for repairs to social housing be accepted, and that staff be given authority to approve specific social housing repair projects, within provincially prescribed parameters.

c) That the Housing Division be authorized to provide funding to eligible housing providers and organizations, in 2008, and pending budget approvals in 2009 and 2010, following the three year expenditure plan, purposes and principles for funding outlined in this report.

d) That social housing providers who have under-funded capital reserves, as determined by the Service Manager, and who are able to achieve savings through efficiencies rather than cut-backs as determined in the provider’s annual subsidy settlement process in 2008, 2009 and 2010, be allowed to re-invest the savings directly into the provider’s capital reserve fund.

e) That unspent funds in any year be reallocated to a future year, including 2011, through the regular budget approval process, in order to preserve funding for its intended purpose and to ensure wise expenditure decisions are made each year.

9. Director of Community Services

Report CSEM08-002

Mutual Assistance Agreements with County Municipalities and Durham Region

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report CSEM08-002 dated June 9, 2008, of the Director of Community Services, as follows:

a) That an Emergency Management Mutual Assistance Agreement for the provision of personnel, services, equipment and material support during emergencies be entered into with the County of Peterborough, and the Townships of Asphodel-Norwood, Cavan-Monaghan, Douro-Dummer, Galway, Cavendish and Harvey, Havelock-Belmont-Methuen, North Kawartha, Otonabee-South Monaghan and Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield.

b) That an Emergency Management Mutual Assistance Agreement for the purposes of the provision of personnel, services, equipment and material support during emergencies be entered into with Durham Region.

c) That the City of Peterborough enact the necessary by-laws to authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute the Emergency Management Mutual Assistance Agreements.


10. Director of Utility Services

Report USWM08-012

Alternative Approach to Ontario’s Blue Box Funding Model

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report USWM08-012 dated June 30, 2008, of the Director of Utility Services, as follows:

a) That the Association of Municipalities of Ontario and Association of Municipal Recycling Coordinators' "Alternative Approach to Ontario's Blue Box Funding Model", dated February 2008 be supported; and

b) That a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Region of Niagara, the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, the Association of Municipal Recycling Coordinators and the Minister of the Environment.

11. Director of Community Services

Report CSSS08-013

Highlights of Social Assistance Program Statistics

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CSSS08-013 dated June 30, 2008 of the Director of Community Services, as follows:

That the Social Services Statistical Report and the Social Services Newsletter be received for information.

12. Director of Community Services

Report CSSS08-011

Local Labour Market Planning Project

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CSSS08-011 dated June 30, 2008, of the Director of Community Services, as follows:

That the Social Services Division enter into an agreement with the WDB to establish a coordinated labour market planning Local Demonstration Project, contingent on a successful application for funding to the Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS).

13. Director of Community Services

Report CSSS08-012

Ontario Works Client Survey Report

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CSSS08-012, dated June 30, 2008 of the Director of Community Services as follows:

That the Report of the Survey of Ontario Works Clients (Appendix A) be received as information.

14. City Solicitor

Report OCS08-005

Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement (“TILMA”)

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report OCS08-005 of the City Solicitor, as follows:

That Report OCS08-005 be received for information.


Council at its meeting of July 7, 2008, made the following recommendations:

a) That the City express its opposition to the signing of a TILMA agreement by the Province

b) That the City lobby the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) at their annual general meeting in August 2008

c) That the City lobby Jeff Leal, MPP to report to the City regarding any negotiations with TILMA or any other trade agreement

15. CORRESP08-039

City of Belleville

That the Correspondence from the City of Belleville regarding their petition to the Ontario Government to provide municipalities with additional powers to raise revenues needed to finance upgrades to municipal infrastructure, including the opportunity to levy carbon taxes with such funds to be devoted to environmental projects be received for information.

16. CORRESP08-040

City of Waterloo

Resolution Regarding the Municipal Road and Bridge Infrastructure Investment Fund

That the Correspondence from the City of Waterloo calling on the Province to clarify and confirm the 2008 Municipal Road and Bridge Infrastructure Investment is a one time infusion of funds versus an annual contribution and if that is the case, that the Province provide long term and sustainable infrastructure funding to assist the City of Waterloo and all upper, lower and single tier municipalities in addressing their infrastructure roles and responsibilities; and further that all municipalities be encouraged to pass motions supporting this resolution and forward to their relevant Federal and Provincial representatives, be received for information.

17. CORRESP08-041

City of Kingston

Energy Amendments to the Ontario Building Code

That the Correspondence from the City of Kingston encouraging the Province to amend the Ontario Building Code to significantly increase the minimum requirement for energy and water efficiency within new buildings and to do so as soon as possible, before the increased requirements that come into effect in 2011, and that the City of Kingston encourage the Ontario government to amend relevant legislation to indicate that the Ontario Building Code is the minimum standard for energy and water efficiency to which builders must adhere, but that municipalities must pass by-laws that require efficiency standards that exceed the Code so that community GHG emissions may be reduced and that this motion be forward to the Minister of the Environment, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, to all municipalities in Ontario with a population of 50,000 or more to seek their support, and to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario to lobby on their behalf, be received for information.

18. CORRESP08-043

Communities in Bloom

That the Correspondence regarding the upcoming national judging event to take place in the City of Peterborough for the annual Communities in Bloom competition, be received for information.


19. Director of Utility Services

Report USWM08-007

Landfill Gas Utilization Project

That Council approve the recommendations in Report USWM08-007 dated June 30, 2008 of the Director of Utility Services, as follows:

a) That Council approve, in principle, engaging the services of Peterborough Utilities Inc. for the design, finance, build and operation of the landfill gas utilization project;

b) That Peterborough Utilities Inc. be allowed a 90 day “due diligence” period after which they will present their final terms and conditions for the landfill gas utilization project;

c) That staff enter into negotiations with representatives of Peterborough County and Peterborough Utilities Inc. to prepare an appropriate agreement for the implementation and revenue sharing of the landfill gas utilization project;

d) That staff enter into discussions with representatives of the Township of Otonabee-South Monaghan to keep them informed of this matter and initiate site plan applications and zoning by-law amendments;

e) That staff continue to investigate the viability of entering into an agreement with Green Municipal Corporation for the purpose of selling Greenhouse Gas Offset Credits; and

f) That staff report further on Recommendations b, c, d and e as necessary.

20. Senior Director of Corporate Services

Report CPFRS08-013

DC (Development Charges) Planning Areas Study

Planning Area Specific Development Charges

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report CPFPRS08-013 dated June 30, 2008, of the Senior Director of Corporate Services, as follows:

a) That the Planning Area Specific development charges rates, as shown on Table 1 of report CPFPRS08-013 be adopted and the Planning Area-Specific Development Charges Study – Appendix A be approved.

b) That by-laws 04-210, 04-211, 04-212, 04-213, 04-214, 04-215, 04-216, 04-217 be repealed effective August 1, 2008.

c) That separate by-laws be passed to impose the Planning Area Specific Development Charges for each of the eight specific planning areas, with a five year term covering August 1, 2008 to July 31, 2013.

d) That the Planning Area Specific Development Charges be adjusted by the City Treasurer without amendment to the by-laws annually on January 1 of each year, commencing January 1, 2009, in accordance with the most recent annual change in the Statistics Canada Quarterly Construction Price Statistics.


21. Senior Director of Corporate Services

Report CPFRAS08-008

Quarterly Financial Report as of March 31, 2008

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in report CSFRAS08-008 datedJune 30, 2008, of the Senior Director of Corporate Services as follows:

a) That the March 31, 2008 Quarterly Financial Report attached as Appendix A to report CSFRAS08-008 be received.

b) That the following adjustments be made to the 2008 Current Budget Estimates approved by Council December 10, 2007:

i) The $7,526,970 Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund revenue shown on Page 54 of the 2008 Budget Highlights Book be decreased by $577,192 to $6,949,778 and the Social Services Budget reflect an additional $577,192 draw from the Social Services Reserve.

ii) The $936,031 County City Health Unit requisition shown on Page 188 of 2008 Budget Highlights Book be reduced by $5,973 to $930,058, and that the City’s 2008 General Contingency Provision (Page 286 of the 2008 Budget Highlights Book) be increased by $5,973.

iii) The $497,674 Otonabee Region Conservation Authority requisition shown Page 123 of 2008 Budget Highlights Book be reduced by $7,618 to $490,058 and that the City’s 2008 General Contingency Provision (Page 286 of the 2008 Budget Highlights Book) be increased by $7,616.

iv) The $3,761,277 Land Ambulance provision shown on Page 123 of 2008 Budget Highlights Book be reduced by $317,604 to $3,443,673 and that the City’s 2008 General Contingency Provision (Page 286 of the 2008 Budget Highlights Book) be increased by $317,604.

c) i) That Council delegate to the Director of Community Services in consultation with the City Administrator, and/or Senior Director of Corporate Services the authority to enter into agreements, or extensions of existing agreements with the various Provincial Ministries that provide funding for Social Services program delivery funding, after budget approval, whereby 100% dollars beyond what has been approved in the budget can be accessed.

ii) and that the use of this delegated authority be limited to only those circumstances where there is no municipal cost share and where the acceptance of the monies would not result in any increase in the full time equivalent staff complement.

22. Director of Utility Services

Report USTR08-015

Budget Adjustments and Award of P-21-08, Update to the 2002 Comprehensive Transportation Plan

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report USTR08-015, dated June 30, 2008, of the Director of Utility Services, as follows:

a) That the 2007 Capital Budget Project 5-12.01 to undertake an Update of the 2002 Comprehensive Transportation Plan be increased from $230,000 to $338,665 and that an additional $108,665 be transferred from the Capital Levy Reserve;

b) That RFP P-21-08, to provide consulting services to complete the Update to the 2002 Comprehensive Transportation Plan, be awarded to Morrison Hershfield Limited, 2440 Don Reid Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1 H 1El at a total cost of $313,665, (PST not applicable) plus GST of $15,684, for a total of $329,349; and

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

d) That $25,000 of the additional Budget be allocated as the City of Peterborough contribution towards a joint City, County Project to evaluate regional transportation linkages.

23. City Solicitor

Report OCS08-006

Agreement with the County of Peterborough and the Greater Peterborough Area Economic Development Corporation

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report OCS08-006 of the City Solicitor dated June 30, 2008.

That the City enter into a renewed agreement with the County of Peterborough and Greater Peterborough Area Economic Development Corporation (“GPAEDC”) with respect to the operations of GPAEDC.

24. Senior Director of Corporate Services

Report CPFPRS08-012

2008 Infrastructure Ontario Loan

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CPFPRS08-012 dated June 30, 2008 from the Senior Director of Corporate Services, as follows:

That the Senior Director of Corporate Services be authorized to prepare the necessary borrowing by-laws and to submit an application to Infrastructure Ontario’s OSIFA Loan Program in 2008 to borrow funds up to a maximum of $9,226,800 for a maximum term of up to 10 years to finance City capital projects as set out in Schedule 1 as attached to Report CPFPRS08-012.

25. Director of Community Services

Report CSSS08-008

Ontario Works Discretionary Benefits Review

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report CSSS08-008 dated June 30, 2008, of the Director of Community Services, as follows:

a) That a letter be submitted by the Mayor to the provincial government requesting an amendment to the Ontario Works regulation to cease providing Ontario Works discretionary benefits to ODSP families and to offer the range of discretionary benefit items and services through a separate benefit fully funded by the provincial government and administered by provincial ODSP staff.

b) That the original discretionary benefit policy, as set out in report SS00-03 and approved by City Council on October 23, 2000 and all subsequent revisions be rescinded.

c) That the attached Discretionary Benefit Policy (Appendix A) and the Scheduled of Discretionary Benefits (Appendix B), including proposed enhanced benefits be endorsed and the accompanied procedure is received for information purposes.

d) In addition to the ongoing enhanced discretionary benefit an additional Children’s Fall Health Benefit be endorsed for 2008 only. The Children’s Fall Health Benefit will provide $250/child on social assistance in September 2008 for appropriate seasonal clothing and funding for social inclusion in community activities.

e) That with the exception of subsidized Ontario Works transit passes commencing effective August 1, 2008, the remaining changes take effect as of October 1, 2008.

f) That the increase in funding for 2008 required for additional discretionary benefits be paid for out of the Social Assistance Restructuring savings as outlined in the budget and financial implication section.

g) That, if after budget approval, it appears the total actual discretionary expenditures in any year will exceed the approved budget allocation for the year, the Ontario Works Administrator be authorized to limit discretionary benefits as required so as to stay within net budget requirements.

h) That the approval provides for the increased level of service for 2008 only.

26. Director of Community Services

Report CSSS08-010

Daytime Warming Room Summary

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report CSSS08-010 dated June 30, 2008 of the Director of Community Services, as follows:

a) That the city proceed to issue a Request For Proposal to operate the Drop-in Centre; and

b) That from October 15, 2008 to April 30, 2009 the operation of the Drop-in Centre will utilize savings from the Ontario Child Benefit and Social Assistance restructuring; and

c) That there is no commitment from the County on funding of the Drop-in Centre until the information on the service model, including stakeholder funding, is provided and considered; and

d) That the Drop-In Centre (Warming Room) is funded using 100% municipal funds for an additional $25,000 for 2008 and annually to a maximum of $100,000 in future years; and

e) That a formal Cooling Room not be established in 2008 to allow for the community, staff and financial resources to be dedicated to the development of a year round Drop-In Centre Service model; and that homeless clients be encouraged to seek shelter from the heat at the hostel and to access cold water at Social Services.


27. Director of Utility Services

Report USEC08-016

Budget Allocation for the Reconstruction of Spencley’s Lane and Leahey’s Lane

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report USEC08-016 dated June 30, 2008, of the Director of Utility Services, as follows:

a) That the rehabilitation of Spencley’s Lane be deferred; and

b) That the reconstruction of Spencley’s Lane and Leahy’s Lane as described in Report USEC08-016 be deferred for consideration in the 2009 budget discussion.

28. Director of Utility Services

Report USTR08-016

Various Traffic Operations Items

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report USTR08-016 dated June 30, 2008, from the Director of Utility Services, as follows:

a) i) That 1 hour Calendar Parking be implemented on Westbrook Drive from Weller Street to Norwood Terrace and on Glencairn Avenue from Kensington Drive to Kildare Road and that By-Law 93-100, a By-Law for the Regulation of Parking be amended accordingly.

b) That an adult crossing guard be stationed on Bellevue Street at Benson Avenue at the entrance to St. Anne Elementary School commencing September 2, 2008;

c) That Yield control be implemented on Terrace Road at Sydenham Road and that By-Law 91-56, a By-Law to Designate Through Highways and Erect Yield Right-of-way Signs, be amended accordingly;

d) That Stop control be implemented on Maude Street at Princess Street and that By-Law 91-56, a By-Law to Designate Through Highways and Erect Yield Right-of-way Signs, be amended accordingly;

e) That stop bar, crosswalk and centreline pavement markings be installed on Perry Street at the intersection of Aylmer Street.

f) That the On-Street Parking Edinburgh Street Report be referred back to the traffic technical committee for a fall study.

29. Director of Community Services

Report CSSS08-009

Cameron House Update

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CSSS08-009 dated June 30, 2008 of the Director of Community Services, as follows:

That Report CSSS08-009 be received for information purposes.


30. City Solicitor

Report OCS08-007

First Nation Land Rights

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report OCS08-007 dated June 30, 2008, of the City Solicitor, as follows:

That Report OCS08-007 concerning mineral exploration which may affect the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation and the Ardoch First Nation, be received for information.

31. CORRESP08-042

Peterborough County – City Health Unit

West Nile Virus

Correspondence from the Peterborough County-City Health Unit recommending to City Council that By-Law 03-107 be amended to be included in the Minimum Property Standards By-Law; that By-Law number 03-109 clearly identify when and who will enforce the By-Law and that City of Peterborough Minimum Property Standards By-Law enforcement staff consult with West Nile Virus Prevention program staff to complete risk assessments by identifying and verifying mosquito breeding sites and provide recommendations for breeding site mitigation, be received for information.

That it be referred to the City Solicitor for further action.

32. Motion of Councillor Vass

Peterborough Municipal Airport

To refer the motion of Councillor Vass and that staff provide a report outlining the process regarding the airport master plan in the fall.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor Hall

Chair of Committee of the Whole

June 30, 2008