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2008-10-27 City Council

Event date: Monday, October 27, 2008, at 6:30 PM
Location: Council Chambers

Agenda - Minutes

City Council Agenda
October 27, 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) October 6, 2008

2. Disclosure Of Pecuniary Interest

3. Delegations – Items on the Agenda

a) Planning Committee Report
Isabel Grace of the Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board will make a delegation regarding item #1 of the Planning Committee Report # 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Kathy Ross, Principal of St. Peter’s Secondary High School will make a delegation regarding item #1 of the Planning Committee Report # 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Kathleen McAllister, Minister of Student Affairs, Student Council, St. Peter’s Secondary High School will make a delegation regarding item #1 of the Planning Committee Report # 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Tammy Sikma will make a delegation regarding item #1 of the Planning Committee Report # 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Jacqueline Lancaster will make a delegation regarding item #1 of the Planning Committee Report # 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

b) Committee of the Whole Report
Dori Charters will make a delegation regarding item #2 of the Committee of Whole Report # 22, Report CPFPRS08-019, Demolition of 1120 Water Street.

c) Other Items on this Agenda
None at this time.

4. Reports And Communications

a) Planning Committee Report No. 14
Planning Committee meeting of October 20, 2008

b)Committee of the Whole Report No. 21
Committee of the Whole meeting of October 6, 2008

c) Committee of the Whole Report No. 22
Committee of the Whole meeting of October 20, 2008

5. Notice of Motion
None.

6. By-Laws

08-170 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Submission Of An Application To The Building Canada Fund, Communities Component, Intake One For The $12.5 Million Hunter Street Bridge Over The Otonabee River Capital Project (The “Project”) And The Issuing Of Tax-Supported Debentures To A Maximum Of $4.1 Million To Finance The Municipality’s Share Of The Project If The Application Is Successful

08-171 Being A By-Law To Appoint Parking Enforcement Officers At 599 Brealey Drive (Fleming Main Campus), 1 Residence Circle (Sutherland Village Residence), 555 Bonaccord Street (Mcrae Building), 659 Brealey Drive (St. Joseph’s At Fleming), 69 George Street North, 243 Milroy Drive And 294 Alymer Street North.

08-172 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Mayor And Clerk To Sign A Letter Of Agreement Between The Province Of Ontatio Represented By The Minister Of Transportation For The Province Of Ontario And The City Of Peterborough To Facilitate Provincial Funding To The City Under The Ontario Bus Replacement Program.

08-173 Being A By-Law To Appoint A Deputy Fire Chief Of The City Of Peterborough Fire Department

7. Other Business

8. By-Law To Approve Actions Of Council

08-174 Being A By-Law To Confirm The Proceedings Of The Council At Its Meeting Held On October 27, 2008

9. Adjournment


City Council Minutes
October 27, 2008 at 6:30 PM - Council Chambers

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

Confirmation of Minutes

Moved by Councillor Pappas, seconded by Councillor Clarke

That the minutes of the meeting of Council held on October 6, 2008, be confirmed.

“CARRIED”

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest

Councillor Clarke made a declaration on Committee of the Whole Report 22, item 2 as his spouse is the administrator of Home Grown Homes.

Delegations

Planning Committee

Isabel Grace, 1517 Westwood Drive, of the Peterborough Victoria Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board made a delegation regarding item 1 of the Planning Committee Report 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Kathy Ross, 1301 Scollard Drive, Principal of St. Peter’s Secondary High School made a delegation regarding item 1 of the Planning Committee Report 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Kathleen McAllister, 1051 Parkhill Road, Minister of Student Affairs, Student Council, St. Peter’s Secondary High School made a delegation regarding item 1 of the Planning Committee Report 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Tammy Sikma, 526 Bonnacord Street, made a delegation regarding item #1 of the Planning Committee Report # 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.


Jacqueline Lancaster, 11 Middleton Drive, made a delegation regarding item 1 of the Planning Committee Report 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Todd Hurley, 17 Middleton Drive, made a delegation regarding item 1 of the Planning Committee Report 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

John Mackel made a delegation regarding item 1 of the Planning Committee Report 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Stephen MacPhee, 270 Ridgeway Road, made a delegation regarding item 1 of the Planning Committee Report 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Joseph Webster, 227 Geraldiine, made a delegation regarding item 1 of the Planning Committee Report 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Peter Orgill, 6 Middleton Drive, made a delegation regarding item 1 of the Planning Committee Report 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Elaine Gerelus, 7 Middleton Drive, made a delegation regarding item 1 of the Planning Committee Report 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Richard Scott, 8 Middleton Drive, made a delegation regarding item 1 of the Planning Committee Report 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Amy Keating, made a delegation regarding item 1 of the Planning Committee Report 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Joe Sullivan, 588 Bonnacord Street, made a delegation regarding item 1 of the Planning Committee Report 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Andrew Miller, 1324 Elm Road, made a delegation regarding item 1 of the Planning Committee Report 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Peggy Sullivan, 588 Bonnacord Street, made a delegation regarding item 1 of the Planning Committee Report 14, Report PLPD08-077, Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement St. Peters High School, 733 Parkhill Road West.

Councillor Farquharson left the meeting at 9:25 p.m. and returned at 9:35 p.m.

Committee of the Whole Report

Dori Charters, 252 King George Street, made a delegation regarding item 2 of the Committee of Whole Report 22, Report CPFPRS08-019, Demolition of 1120 Water Street.

Moved by Councillor Eggleton, seconded by Councillor Farquharson

That the rules of order be suspended to allow delegations to continue past 9:00 p.m.

“CARRIED”

Cindy Buott, 1120 Water Street, made a delegation regarding item 2 of the Committee of Whole Report 22, Report CPFPRS08-019, Demolition of 1120 Water Street.

Carol Winter, 1355 Bridle Drive, made a delegation regarding item 2 of the Committee of Whole Report 22, Report CPFPRS08-019, Demolition of 1120 Water Street.

Donna Clarke, 1287 Bridle Drive, made a delegation regarding item 2 of the Committee of Whole Report 22, Report CPFPRS08-019, Demolition of 1120 Water Street.

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Peeters

That the rules of order be suspended (Section 16.15.2) to continue the meeting and complete the agenda.

“LOST”

Moved by Councillor Eggleton, seconded by Councillor Farquharson

That the rules of order be suspended (Section 16.15.2) to continue the meeting until 11:00 p.m.

“CARRIED”

Councillor Peeters left the meeting at 10:04 p.m. and returned at 10:10 p.m.

Kimberley Hawkins, Aylmer Street, made a delegation regarding item 2 of the Committee of Whole Report 22, Report CPFPRS08-019, Demolition of 1120 Water Street.

Other Items on this Agenda

There were no delegations.

Report Number 14 of the Planning Committee

Moved by Councillor Farquharson, seconded by Councillor Martin

That Report Number 14 of the Planning Committee Meeting of October 20, 2008 be approved.

Moved by Councillor Clarke, seconded by Councillor Doris

That item 1b of Report 14 of the Planning Committee be referred back to the Planning Committee for discussion.

"CARRIED".

Moved by Councillor Eggleton

That the Question be Put.

“CARRIED”

Upon the original motion of Councillors Farquharson and Martin less item 1b, this motion carried.


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 October 6, 2008 be approved.

"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 October 20, 2008 be approved.

Item 2 was separated.

Upon the motion of Councillor Hall and Vass, less item 2, this motion carried.

Moved by Councillor Hall, seconded by Councillor Vass

That Item 2 be referred to the next Committee of the Whole meeting.

Moved by Councillor Farquharson, seconded by Councillor Peeters

That the Question be Put.

“CARRIED”

Upon the referral motion, this motion lost.

Moved by Councillor Farquharson, seconded by Councillor Doris

That the Question be Put.

“CARRIED”

Upon item 2, this motion carried.

Notice of Motion

There was no notice 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:

08-170 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Submission Of An Application To The Building Canada Fund, Communities Component, Intake One For The $12.5 Million Hunter Street Bridge Over The Otonabee River Capital Project (The “Project”) And The Issuing Of Tax-Supported Debentures To A Maximum Of $4.1 Million To Finance The Municipality’s Share Of The Project If The Application Is Successful

08-171 Being A By-Law To Appoint Parking Enforcement Officers At 599 Brealey Drive (Fleming Main Campus), 1 Residence Circle (Sutherland Village Residence), 555 Bonaccord Street (Mcrae Building), 659 Brealey Drive (St. Joseph’s At Fleming), 69 George Street North, 243 Milroy Drive And 294 Alymer Street North.

08-172 Being A By-Law To Authorize The Mayor And Clerk To Sign A Letter Of Agreement Between The Province Of Ontatio Represented By The Minister Of Transportation For The Province Of Ontario And The City Of Peterborough To Facilitate Provincial Funding To The City Under The Ontario Bus Replacement Program.

08-173 Being A By-Law To Appoint A Deputy Fire Chief Of The City Of Peterborough Fire Department

and the said by-laws, having been now read and passed, the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to sign and seal the same.

"CARRIED"

Confirmatory By-Law

Moved by Councillor Papas seconded by Councillor Martin

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

08-174 Being A By-Law To Confirm The Proceedings Of The Council At Its Meeting Held On October 27, 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 Clarke, seconded by Councillor Farquharson

That this meeting of City Council adjourn at 11:00 p.m.

“CARRIED”

Nancy Wright-Laking

Clerk

Paul Ayotte

Mayor


PLANNING COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 14

OCTOBER 20, 2008

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH, FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD OCTOBER 27, 2008

THE PLANNING COMMITTEE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON OCTOBER 20, 2008, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Report PLPD08-077

Request for Amendment to Site Plan Agreement

St. PetersHigh School, 733 Parkhill Road West

That the request to amend the Site Plan Agreement permitting the construction of a walkway from St. Peter’s High School to the west limit of Middleton Drive not be approved.

That planning staff assist the separate school board with negotiations as required in respect to pedestrian access issues.

Council at its meeting of October 27, 2008, made the following recommendation:

“That item 1b of Report 14 of the Planning Committee be referred back to the Planning Committee for discussion”.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Councillor Farquharson

Chairman

October 20, 2008


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE REPORT NO. 21

MEETING OF OCTOBER 6, 2008

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD OCTOBER 27, 2008

THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON OCTOBER 6, 2008, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Report CPFPRS08-021

Building Canada Fund, Communities Component, Intake One,

Hunter Street Bridge

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report CPFPRS08-021 dated October 6, 2008, of the Senior Director of Corporate Services and the Director of Utility Services as follows:

a) That a by-law be passed at a special Council meeting to be held October 20, 2008 to authorize the submission of an application to the Building Canada Fund, Communities Component, Intake One for the $12.5 million Hunter Street Bridge over the Otonabee River capital project.

b) And that if the application is successful the City’s 1/3 estimated $4.1 million municipal share be funded from the 2010 and 2011 tax supported debt allocation available for the respective years under the City’s Capital Financing Policy

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Bob Hall

Chairman

October 6, 2008


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE REPORT NO. 22

MEETING OF OCTOBER 20, 2008

TO THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PETERBOROUGH FOR CONSIDERATION AT ITS MEETING HELD OCTOBER 27, 2008

THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, AS A RESULT OF ITS MEETING HELD ON OCTOBER 20, 2008, RECOMMENDS AS FOLLOWS:

1. Director of Community Services

Report CSD08-015

By-Law to Appoint a Deputy Fire Chief

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CSD08-015 dated October 20, 2008, of the Director of Community Services, as follows:

That a by-law to appoint Michael Creighton as Deputy Fire Chief for the Fire Services Division of the City of Peterborough for the extent of his contract be approved.

2. Senior Director of Corporate Services

Report CPFPRS08-019

Demolition of 1120 Water Street

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CPFPRS08-019 dated October 20, 2008, of the Director of Corporate Services, as follows:

That the City-owned house at 1120 Water Street be demolished at an estimated costs of $50,000, plus $2,500 GST (PST not applicable) for a total cost of $52,000.

3.CORRESP08-055

Municipality of Tweed

Provincial And Federal Reduction Of Taxes Associated With Roads, Petroleum Products And Excise

That correspondence CORRESP08-055 from the Municipality of Tweed requesting support in their petition for the Provincial and Federal Reduction of Taxes associated with petroleum products including the provincial road taxes and the federal excise tax be received for information.

4. CORRESP08-056

City of Kingston

Hospital Funding and Property Taxes

That correspondence CORRESP08-056 from the City of Kingston requesting support in their petition to the provincial government to increase funding for hospital beds and to compensate municipalities for lost taxes associated with post secondary institutions and hospitals exempt under provincial law, be received for information.

5. CORRESP08-058

Town of Hanover

Fairness for Ontario and Investment in Communities

That correspondence CORRESP08-058 from the Town of Hanover requesting support to petition federal party leaders to bring fairness to Ontario through the funding of employment insurance, equalization programs, infrastructure, regional economic development, job loss, housing and homelessness and immigration, be received for information.

6. CORRESP08-059

Town of Fort Erie

Niagara Health System – Hospital Improvement Plan

That correspondence CORRESP08-059 from the Town Of Fort Erie supporting efforts to introduce a private member’s bill calling for the public election of all hospital boards in the Province of Ontario as part of the municipal elections commencing in 2010, be received for information.

7. Senior Director of Corporate Services

Report CPFPRS08-017

2009 Reassessment and Phase-in Assessment Update

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in report CPFPRS08-017 dated October 20, 2008, of the Senior Director of Corporate Services, as follows:

That Report CPFPRS08-017 regarding the 2009 Reassessment and& Phase-in Assessment Update, and the presentation made by Judy Piggott, the City’s Municipal Relations Representative from the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation, be received for information.

8. Director of Utility Services

Report USTR08-023

Award of RFP P-27-08 Supply of Four High-Floor Lift Equipped Specialized Public Transit Vehicles

That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report USTR08-023 dated October 20, 2008, of the Director of Utility Services as follows:

a) That the Request for Proposals Document P-27-08, for the supply of four high-floor lift equipped specialized public transit vehicles be awarded to Crestline Coach Ltd, 802 57th Street E, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7K 5Z1 at a total cost (including options) of $292,933.31 plus PST of $20,735.79 and GST of $12,000.66 for a total of $325,669.76..

b) That the remaining balance of the 2008 Capital Budget for Buses for the Disabled (Budget reference 5-10.05) be deleted and the Provincial Gas Tax funding balance of $318,000 and the City’s net $347,000 portion that was to be financed from the Transit Reserve no longer be reflected as a commitment against the respective Funds.

c) That as specified in P-27-08, authority be granted to extend the contract with Crestline Coach Ltd to purchase up to ten additional buses over the next five years at a price to be negotiated at the time of expressing interest to order subject to budget availability and Council approval.

9. Director of Community Services

Report CSD08-016

Market Hall West Facade Restoration Update

That Council approve the recommendation outlined in Report CSD08-016 dated October 20, 2008, of the Director of Community Services as follows:

That Report CSD08-016 be received for information.


10. CORRESP08-057

Township of Greater Madawaska

Municipal Property Assessment

That correspondence CORRESP08-057 from the Township of Greater Madawaska seeking support of their petition to the provincial government to review the service operations of the Property Assessment Corporation and to amend the property assessment model, be received for information.

11. Cenotaph Committee

That a report be provided in respect to the composition of the Cenotaph committee and the need to stabilize the Cenotaph and the costs for repair of the Cenotaph.

12. Programming at Fleming

That an Information report be provided that outlines the effects on the programming on Fleming due to cuts from the other levels of government.

All of which is respectfully submitted,

Bob Hall

Chairman

October 20, 2008