Meeting Name: Finance and Corporate Services Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/6/2020 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
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1.1 1  Open Delegations - RCOPEN DELEGATION BY MYRNA CLARK CONCERNING TRAFFIC NOISE AND SPEEDING VEHICLES Myrna Clark provided an Open Delegation concerning the traffic noise and speeding vehicles on City of Barrie streets. Ms. Clark advised that she would like consideration to be given to increasing the number of photo radar sites throughout Barrie. She noted that she felt that this would decrease the number of vehicle-related injuries and deaths. Ms. Clark also noted she wanted to seek further input from the Committee as to what can be done and for possible suggestions to curtail the dangerous driving behaviour. Ms. Clark described her 16-month quest to decrease the level of speeding and to make streets safer. She noted that she had reached out to her Ward Councillor, the Barrie Police Service as well as writing a number of letters to local news media addressing her concerns. She commented that she has observed minimal decreases in the number of speeders or changes in driving patterns. Ms. Clark acknowledged the many issues the City is currently experiencing due to COVID-19 and she noted that she f   Action details Not available
2.2 1  Presentation - AC/RCPRESENTATION BY CORNERSTONE CONCERNING THE CLOTHING/TEXTILE CURBSIDE COLLECTION PILOT PROGRAM Blaine Hobson and Peter Brewitt from Cornerstone provided a presentation concerning the Cornerstone to Recovery Program. Mr. Hobson discussed slides concerning the following topics: · An overview of the Cornerstone Recovery Organization and programs; · Cornerstone’s mission and vision statements; · A summary of the growth of the Cornerstone organization and programs between 2004 to 2020; · The usage of a Social Enterprise as the primary funder for the organization; · A description of the Cornerstone residential model and the programs methodology, features, recovery team, and costs; · The achievements and successes from the Cornerstone to Recovery Program; · The statistics and breakdowns associated to addiction, the gender-based crisis, and treatment shortages for women; · The proposal for a women’s residential treatment centre in Barrie; · The financial breakdown for the proposed women’s treatment centre; and · The proposed partnership between the City of Barrie and Cornerstone. Members   Action details Not available
20-G-166 2  Staff Report - GCSOLE SOURCE AGREEMENT WITH CORNERSTONE TO RECOVERY RESIDENTIAL - CLOTHING BINS LOCATIONS 1. That Cornerstone To Recovery Residential’s proposed Women’s Residential Treatment Centre to be in the City of Barrie, be endorsed as it will serve as an important component in the battle against opioids. 2. That staff in Corporate Facilities and Business Performance and Environmental Sustainability Departments enter into a sole source agreement for a period of two years with an option to renew for an additional two years with Cornerstone To Recovery Residential to place clothing bins at City Facilities or at mutually agreed upon locations on public lands as well as curbside collection opportunities for the sole purpose of funding their residential recovery services and that staff report back to the Finance and Corporate Services Committee prior to consideration of the two year renewal with program metrics developed in consultation with Cornerstone To Recovery. 3. That staff in the Development Services Department initiate a temporary use by-law to allow textile bins dedicated to the Cornrecommended for adoption  Action details Not available
20-G-161 1  Recommendation - AC/RCFUNDING FOR CORNERSTONE TO RECOVERY - WOMEN'S RESIDENTIAL ADDICTION RECOVERY FACILITY 1. That the City of Barrie provide an interest free loan in the amount of $400,000 to Cornerstone to Recovery to be funded from the Community Benefit Reserve for the purpose of renovating a building to operate a women’s residential addiction recovery facility in Barrie and that the loan be secured against the building and be repaid in equal installments beginning in 2021, over a 20 year period. 2. That Cornerstone to Recovery make best efforts to pursue funding opportunities and if secured repay any outstanding loan payments to the City, upon receipt of funding. recommended for adoption  Action details Not available
20-G-162 1  Recommendation - AC/RCMEMORANDUM FROM W. COOKE, DIRECTOR OF LEGISLATIVE AND COURT SERVICES DATED MARCH 9, 2020 REGARDING A RESPONSE TO MOTIONS 19-G-218 AND 19-G-255 - NOISE BY-LAW ENFORCEMENT That the memorandum from W. Cooke, Director of Legislative and Court Services dated March 9,2020 regarding a response to motions 19-G-218 and 19-G-255 concerning Noise By-law Enforcement be deferred to the next meeting of the Finance and Corporate Services Committee Meeting.Deferred  Action details Not available
2.1 1  Presentation - AC/RCPRESENTATION CONCERNING THE 2019 BARRIE FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICE ANNUAL REPORT Cory Mainprize, Fire Chief/Director of Emergency Services provided a presentation concerning the 2019 Barrie Fire and Emergency Service (BFES) Annual Report. Fire Chief Mainprize discussed slides concerning the following topics: · The 2019 statistics; · The Vision, Mission, and Values of BFES and their organizational structure; · An profile of the five Branches of BFES; · The operating and capital budgets; · A 2019 snapshot of the additional programs and occurrences; · The 2019 fire prevention and public education activities; · The BFES response times, fire calls and emergency incidents 2015-2019; · A heat map identifying areas of higher incident frequency for 2019; · Maps identifying emergency incident locations, dollar loss amount per emergency; · Staff recruitments and retirements; · Future goals and objectives; and · The BFES staff recognitions and achievements in 2019. Members of Committee asked several questions to the Fire Chief and received responses.   Action details Not available
5.1 1  Advisory Committee Reports - RCREPORT OF THE INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE DATED MARCH 3, 2020 The Report of the International Relations Committee dated March 3, 2020 was received.   Action details Not available
5.2 1  Advisory Committee Reports - RCREPORT OF THE INVESTMENT BOARD DATED MARCH 11, 2020 The Report of the Investment Board dated March 11, 2020 was received.   Action details Not available
5.3 1  Advisory Committee Reports - RCREPORT OF THE COMMUNITY SAFETY WELL-BEING COMMITTEE DATED JULY 6, 2020 The Report of the Community Safety Well-Being Committee dated July 6, 2020 was received.   Action details Not available
20-G-163 1  Recommendation - AC/RCDRAFT COMMUNITY SAFETY AND WELL-BEING PLAN 1. That the draft Community Safety Well-Being Plan as presented by A. Way of Mass LBP on July 6, 2020 be received. 2. That the members of the Community Safety and Well-being Plan Committee contact Chief Greenwood and A. Way to identify initiatives that they would like to support or co-lead to continue to support the development of the plan.recommended for adoption  Action details Not available