Meeting Name: General Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/14/2020 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
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20-G-136 1  Staff Report - GCCOVID-19 RELIEF - AGREEMENTS RELATED TO THE USE OF CITY-OWNED PROPERTY 1. That the COVID-19 relief provisions identified in Appendix “A” to Staff Report CCS002-20 be offered related to the use of City owned property. 2. That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized to execute any agreements that may be required to document the arrangements, upon approval of the form of agreement by the Director of Legal Services. (CCS002-20) (File: F22)recommended for consideration of adoption (Section “A”)  Action details Not available
20-G-137 1  Staff Report - GCEXTENSION OF LOADING ZONE PARKING STANDARD - DOWNTOWN BARRIE (WARD 2) 1. That effective, retroactively to September 9, 2020, the temporary “Loading Only Zone” parking standard be kept in place as identified in Appendix “A” of Staff Report ECD016-20 to improve traffic flow in support of businesses receiving deliveries due to construction taking place in the downtown area. 2. That the temporary “Loading Only Zone” parking standard remain in place until the Downtown Business Improvement Association (BIA) requests its removal or until the Dunlop Streetscape Project is completed. (ECD016-20)recommended for consideration of adoption (Section “A”)  Action details Not available
20-G-138 1  Staff Report - GCOMERS ADMINISTRATION CHANGES 1. That as of January 1, 2021, the Barrie Police Service (BPS) and Barrie Public Library (BPL) be treated as separate entities from the City of Barrie with respect to the OMERS pension plan. 2. That as of January 1, 2021, the Barrie Police Service and Barrie Public Library administer the OMERS pension plan for their own employees. (HRS001-20) (File: H07)recommended for consideration of adoption (Section “A”)  Action details Not available
20-G-139 2  Item of Discussion - GCADOPTION OF INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE ALLIANCE (IHRA) DEFINITION OF ANTISEMITISM WHEREAS Barrie City Council has included as part of its 2018-2022 Strategic Priorities fostering a safe and healthy community and building strong neighbourhoods; AND WHEREAS, we have a shared responsibility to stop antisemitism in all its forms through education and public consciousness as antisemitic demonstrations continue to threaten communities and undermine democracy; AND WHEREAS, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) is an intergovernmental organization founded in 1998 that consists of 34 countries, including Canada, each of whom recognizes that international coordination is needed to combat antisemitism; AND WHEREAS, on February 27, 2020, Bill 168, the Combating Antisemitism Act which directly mentions IHRA, unanimously passed a second reading in the Ontario legislature with all-party support; AND WHEREAS, the City of Barrie is enriched by its thriving, active and engaged Jewish and Israeli communities. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED AS FOLLOWS: 1. That The Crecommended for consideration of adoption (Section “A”)  Action details Not available
20-G-140 2  Item of Discussion - GCPRESENTATION - HEALTHY BARRIE That Healthy Barrie be invited to provide a presentation to City Council concerning their Community Snapshot Tool. (Item for Discussion 8.2, September 14, 2020)recommended for consideration of adoption (Section “A”)  Action details Not available
20-G-141 2  Item of Discussion - GCEXPLORE FISCAL TOOLS AND STRATEGIES WITHIN THE MUNICIPAL FRAMEWORK 1. That staff in the Economic and Creative Development Department explore fiscal tools and strategies, including, but not limited to Community Improvement Programs (CIP) and Development Charges, within the Municipal framework to increase the City’s competitiveness in attracting business and investment to employment lands within the City’s boundary. 2. That staff report back to General Committee with an analysis, recommendations and associated fiscal implications to the City of Barrie. (Item for Discussion 8.5, September 14, 2020)recommended for consideration of adoption (Section “A”)  Action details Not available
20-G-142 1  Staff Report - GCSHAK’S WORLD - FACILITY ANALYSIS 1. That City Council expresses its support for Shak’s World vision to establish a centre for at risk youth in the City of Barrie. 2. That staff refer Shak’s World to the Sandbox and Georgian College Centre for Change Making and Innovation for assistance in the development of their business plan. (REC002-20) (File: R00)recommended for consideration of adoption (Section "B")  Action details Not available
20-G-143 1  Item of Discussion - GCINVESTIGATION - PURCHASE OF 66 DUNLOP STREET EAST (WARD 2) This matter was withdrawn at the meeting.recommended for receipt (Section "C")  Action details Not available
20-G-144 1  Item of Discussion - GCFREE TRANSIT FOR BARRIE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AMENDMENT #1 Moved by: Councillor, A. Kungl Seconded by: Councillor, G. Harvey That motion 20-G-144 of Section “D” in the General Committee Report dated September 14, 2020 concerning the Free Transit for Barrie High School Students be amended by deleting paragraph 3 and renumbering the remaining paragraphs accordingly. CARRIED Upon the question of the original motion moved by Deputy Mayor, B. Ward and seconded by Councillor, R. Thomson, the motion was CARRIED AS AMENDED BY AMENDMENT #1.recommended for adoption (Section "D")  Action details Not available
20-G-145 1  Staff Report - GCSCATECH BARRIE CHAPTER CONCERNING AN UPDATE ON THE MILLIGAN’S POND EVICTION FOLLOW-UP REPORT - AUGUST 2020 That the correspondence from the SCATEH Barrie Chapter concerning an update on the Milligan’s Pond Eviction Follow-up Report - August 2020 be referred to staff in the Legislative and Court Services Department to provide a response concerning enforcing the “No Camping” and Parks Use By-law with discretion to ensure that enforcement does not criminalize homelessnessrecommended for adoption (Section "E")  Action details Not available