Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/12/2011 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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11-A-278 2  Confirmation of MinutesThe minutes of the City Council meeting held on August 15, 2011 were adopted as printed and circulated.   Action details Not available
11-A-279 2  Presentation - AC/RCRussell Atkinson, Principal of Barrie Central Collegiate Institute recognized City Council on behalf of the students, parents and school community for their support for Central remaining open. Mr. Atkinson explained that an Accommodation Review Committee (ARC) was established in 2010 to evaluate Barrie Central and four other secondary schools within the area. He noted that the Simcoe County School Board decided to keep the school open and directed staff to pursue viable financial partnerships including partnerships with private sector organizations until September 30, 2014. Mr. Atkinson thanked Mayor Lehman and members of City Council for their leadership and commented that he is looking forward to working with Council in finding future partnerships.   Action details Not available
11-A-280 2  CorrespondenceSue Moore provided a deputation concerning motion 11-G-252 regarding Police Accommodation. She stated that she is opposed to the recommendation as prior to considering the recommendation concerning Police Accommodation, General Committee deferred a decision regarding a staff report regarding long range financial plan and financial policy framework update. She believes a decision on police accommodation should not be considered until this decision has been made. She commented that she feels, since the financial plan was not debated a decision should not be made about the Police Accommodation. She noted that she was concerned that City Council would spend 35 million dollars without debating the long range financial implication. Ms. Moore stated that she believes City Council should establish a financial plan before making significant financial commitments. She requested that City Council put their decision concerning Police Accommodation and until the financial plan and policy framework update is adopted and it should request that the Police Services Board inform City Council how   Action details Not available
11-A-281 2  Tax ApplicationMoved By: Councillor, A. Nuttall Seconded By: Councillor, B. Jackson That the list of applications for cancellation, reduction or additions of taxes dated September 12, 2011 submitted by the Treasurer in the amount of $159,966.49 be approved. CARRIED   Action details Not available
11-A-282 1  Committee Report - GCGeneral Committee Report dated August 29, 2011, Sections A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L and M (APPENDIX “A”).   Action details Not available
11-G-235 2  Public Meeting - GCAPPLICATION FOR REZONING - 396, 400 AND 408 COX MILL ROADReceivedPass Action details Not available
11-G-236 2  Public Meeting - GCREZONING - 14 & 18 SAUNDERS ROAD, BARRIEReceivedPass Action details Not available
11-G-237 1  Committee Report - GCREPORT OF THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER RECRUITMENT COMMITTEE MEETING DATED AUGUST 15, 2011. The Report dated August 15, 2011 of the Chief Administrative Officer Recruitment Committee was received. (File: C05)Received  Action details Not available
11-G-238 2  Staff Report - GCCONFIDENTIAL DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY MATTER - MAPLEVIEW DRVIE WEST INDUSTRIAL PARK - REID DRIVE That motion 11-G-238 contained within the confidential notes of the General Committee Report dated August 29, 2011 concerning a confidential disposition of property matter - Mapleview Drive West Industrial Park - Reid Drive, be adopted. (EDO003-11) (File:L00)Adopted  Action details Not available
11-G-239 2  Staff Report - GCPAY AND DISPLAY ALTERNATIVES - MOTORCYCLES AND MOTORIZED SCOOTERS 1. That one designated parking space be modified to provide two metered pay parking spaces for motorcycles/motorized scooters as indicated in Appendix “A” of Staff Report ENG39-11 in the following parking lots: a) City Hall; b) Maple Avenue and Ross Street; c) Simcoe Street Lot East; and d) Spirit Catcher. 2. That two designated parking spaces be modified to provide four metered pay parking spaces for motorcycles/motorized scooters as indicated in Appendix “A” of Staff Report ENG39-11 in the Heritage Park Lot. 3. That By-law 80-138, Schedule “H”, “Rates in the Parking Meter Zones and Parking Lots” be amended by adding the following: Lot a) “City Hall Description Motorcycle/Motorized Scooter (Two (2) spaces, 1.37 metres x 2.44 metres) Rate and Duration $0.50 per hour, 5 hour maximum, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday” Lot b) “Maple Avenue and Ross Street Description Motorcycle/Motorized Scooter (Two (2) spaces, 1.37 metres x 2.44 metres) Rate and DAdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-G-240 2  Staff Report - GCBUSINESS PLAN STATUS AS AT JUNE 30, 2011 That Staff Report FIN021-11, “Business Plan Status Report as at June 30, 2011” be received for information. (FIN021-11) (File: F00)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-G-241 2  Staff Report - GCWINTER MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES - WINTER MAINTENANCE EVENTSAdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-G-242 2  Staff Report - GCENCROACHMENT AGREEMENT - 11 - 15 DUNLOP ST. W. That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized to enter into an encroachment agreement with Dimitrios Traikos, Georghia Traikos and Philip Traikos, owners of the property known municipally as 11-15 Dunlop St. W., to permit the installation of a new exterior facade on the northerly face of the building, as well as recognize the existing encroachment of brick veneer on this same northerly side, subject to the following terms and conditions: a) The stucco finish will be applied to the existing northerly face, adding approximately 2” to the existing encroachment. b) The owners will provide proof of public liability insurance in the amount of $2,000,000.00 and naming the City of Barrie as an additional insured and be required to pay the annual encroachment fee as established by Council. c) The contents of the agreement will be to the satisfaction of the Director of Legal Services and the City Solicitor and that all costs associated with the agreement be the responsibility of the owners. (LGL018-11) (File: D16-DUN)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-G-243 2  Staff Report - GCREMOVAL OF HOLDING PROVISION - 261 ESSA ROAD 1. That the Holding Provision (H-71) initiated by By-law 2003-009 for the lands owned by Ferndale Meadows Inc., legally described as Part of Lots 4 & 5, Concession 14, located at 261 Essa Road as illustrated on Appendix “A” of Staff Report PLN021-11, be lifted. 2. That the City Clerk be directed to provide appropriate notice for the lifting of the Holding Provision (H-71) for the subject lands pursuant to Section 36 of the Planning Act. (PLN021-11) (File: D14-1515)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-G-244 2  Item of Discussion - GCINVITATION TO MAKE A PRESENTATION TO COUNCIL - THE BARRIE CURLING CLUB That representatives of the Barrie Curling Club be invited to make a presentation to City Council to provide an overview of the Club and its operations. (Item for Discussion, August 29, 2011) (File: C00)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-G-245 2  Item of Discussion - GCTEMPORARY SIGNAGE That staff in the Legal Services Department investigate the feasibility of implementing changes to By-law 2005-093, a by-law to regulate advertising devices, including signs, that would incorporate the following: a) a permit system for the placement of lawn, pole, poster, bill and other temporary signage; b) an administrative penalty for signage found in contravention of By-law 2005-093; and c) other provisions that would reduce the proliferation of lawn, pole, poster, bill and other temporary signage. (Item for Discussion, August 29, 2011) (File: L00)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-G-246 2  Item of Discussion - GCNAMING OF RAVINE AREA - NORTH OF HURST DRIVE That the ravine area north of Hurst Drive, near Lovers Creek be named “Renny DeBoer’s Woods” in recognition of Mr. DeBoer’s contribution to the beautification of the City as a staff member and volunteer. (Item for Discussion, August 29, 2011) (File: L00)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-G-247 2  Item of Discussion - GCINVESTIGATION OF THREE HOUR MAXIMUM - PARKING IN EUGENIA, DUCKWORTH, AMELIA, THERESA, DUNDONALD, ALBERT, BERCZY AND POYNTZAdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-G-248 2  Item of Discussion - GCINVESTIGATION OF SIDEWALK CONSTRUCTION - EUGENIA STREET AND OTTAWAY AVENUE That staff in the Engineering Department investigate the feasibility of constructing a sidewalk along Eugenia Street and Ottaway Avenue in 2012 and report back as part of the 2012 Business Plan. (Item for Discussion, August 29, 2011) (File: T00)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-G-249 2  Staff Report - GCAPPOINTMENT TO SIMCOE MUSKOKA CATHOLIC DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD NORTH BARRIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PUPIL ACCOMMODATION REVIEW COMMITTEE That Councillor, D. Shipley be appointed to the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board North Barrie Elementary School Pupil Accommodation Review Committee. (CLK008-11) (File: C05)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-G-250 2  Staff Report - GC2012 BUDGET DIRECTIONS 1. That staff prepare a Business Plan for 2012 for all tax supported services that reflects: a) The cost of maintaining current programs at current service levels, based on anticipated 2012 workloads; b) The cost of providing provincially mandated and cost-shared programs; c) The costs associated with growth in population or infrastructure that is operated and maintained by the City; d) Recommendations for changes to user fees that reflect: i) the full cost of providing the program or service, net of any subsidy approved by Council; ii) an option to introduce, or increase, a charge for asset renewal and replacement on a fee-by-fee basis; iii) increased reliance on non-tax revenue; with the exception of the elimination of free landfill access at the Sandy Hollow Landfill site. e) A reasonable estimate of assessment growth; f) An increase in the blended property tax rate, excluding Program Changes, of 5.0% over 2011 levels with options for changes to services, service levels and/or fees that produce no more than a 3% blended proAdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-G-261 2  Staff Report - GCLONG RANGE FINANCIAL PLAN AND FINANCIAL POLICY FRAMEWORK UPDATEAdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-G-252 2  Staff Report - GCPOLICE ACCOMMODATION 1. That the concept of a single centralized facility to accommodate the Barrie Police Service’s future facility needs be adopted. 2. That in order to achieve the concept of a single centralized facility in a timely and cost effective manner, a three phased development strategy be implemented, with Phase II (as per paragraph 13 of Staff Report LTF012-11) occurring in the 2017-2019 timeframe with the exception of the land purchase, which would occur in the 2012-2014 timeframe, at a maximum 10 year capital cost of $32 million and the timing of Phase III be altered accordingly. 3. That staff be authorized to spend an amount not to exceed $400,000 from the approved capital project “Police Services (79 Bell Farm)” to complete interim renovations at 29 Sperling Drive, 60 Bell Farm Road and 79 Bell Farm Road in 2011, and that the funding source be changed from debt financing to the Tax Capital Reserve (Account #13-04-0440). 4. That staff be authorized in accordance with Purchasing By-Law 2008-121 to award a single source contract to Rebanks, Pepper, Littlewood in anAmended  Action details Not available
11-G-252 2  Staff Report - GCPOLICE ACCOMMODATION 1. That the concept of a single centralized facility to accommodate the Barrie Police Service’s future facility needs be adopted. 2. That in order to achieve the concept of a single centralized facility in a timely and cost effective manner, a three phased development strategy be implemented, with Phase II (as per paragraph 13 of Staff Report LTF012-11) occurring in the 2017-2019 timeframe with the exception of the land purchase, which would occur in the 2012-2014 timeframe, at a maximum 10 year capital cost of $32 million and the timing of Phase III be altered accordingly. 3. That staff be authorized to spend an amount not to exceed $400,000 from the approved capital project “Police Services (79 Bell Farm)” to complete interim renovations at 29 Sperling Drive, 60 Bell Farm Road and 79 Bell Farm Road in 2011, and that the funding source be changed from debt financing to the Tax Capital Reserve (Account #13-04-0440). 4. That staff be authorized in accordance with Purchasing By-Law 2008-121 to award a single source contract to Rebanks, Pepper, Littlewood in anAmendedPass Action details Not available
11-G-252 2  Staff Report - GCPOLICE ACCOMMODATION 1. That the concept of a single centralized facility to accommodate the Barrie Police Service’s future facility needs be adopted. 2. That in order to achieve the concept of a single centralized facility in a timely and cost effective manner, a three phased development strategy be implemented, with Phase II (as per paragraph 13 of Staff Report LTF012-11) occurring in the 2017-2019 timeframe with the exception of the land purchase, which would occur in the 2012-2014 timeframe, at a maximum 10 year capital cost of $32 million and the timing of Phase III be altered accordingly. 3. That staff be authorized to spend an amount not to exceed $400,000 from the approved capital project “Police Services (79 Bell Farm)” to complete interim renovations at 29 Sperling Drive, 60 Bell Farm Road and 79 Bell Farm Road in 2011, and that the funding source be changed from debt financing to the Tax Capital Reserve (Account #13-04-0440). 4. That staff be authorized in accordance with Purchasing By-Law 2008-121 to award a single source contract to Rebanks, Pepper, Littlewood in anDeferred  Action details Not available
11-G-253 2  Staff Report - GCZONING REGULATION OF RESTAURANTS, TAVERNS, BARS AND NIGHTCLUBS IN THE DOWNTOWN AND ELSEWHERE IN THE CITY 1. That a public meeting be scheduled to consider the following proposed changes to the City of Barrie Comprehensive Zoning By-law 2009-141 or the equivalent changes to Comprehensive Zoning By-law 85-95 as applicable: a) Section 3 Definitions be amended by adding the following definition after the definition for Naturalized Buffer: Nightclub shall mean a licensed drinking establishment, the principal business of which is to serve alcoholic beverages to the public for consumption on the premises and has an open floor area used for dancing to music, and viewing musical performances and other forms of entertainment and shall include restaurants which may convert a portion of their floor area for the purposes of a nightclub during their hours of operation, but shall not include theatres, assembly halls, adult entertainment establishments, or restaurants which exist in combination. b) Section 3 Definition of an “Outdoor Patio” is amended by adding the word “nightclub” afAdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-G-254 2  Item of Discussion - GCRICK HANSEN RELAY Whereas the Rick Hansen Relay will be visiting Barrie December 8, 2011 to December 10, 2011, marking the 25th anniversary of Rick Hansen’s Man in Motion Tour; And Whereas Barrie wishes to hold events commemorating Rick Hansen’s visit to Barrie in 1986 and highlighting the progress made in accessibility throughout the community; Now therefore be it resolved: That $15,000 be allocated to City of Barrie events in conjunction with the Rick Hansen Relay, to be funded from the Council Strategic Priorities Account. (Item for Discussion, August 29, 2011) (File: F00)   Action details Not available
11-G-254 2  Item of Discussion - GCRICK HANSEN RELAY Whereas the Rick Hansen Relay will be visiting Barrie December 8, 2011 to December 10, 2011, marking the 25th anniversary of Rick Hansen’s Man in Motion Tour; And Whereas Barrie wishes to hold events commemorating Rick Hansen’s visit to Barrie in 1986 and highlighting the progress made in accessibility throughout the community; Now therefore be it resolved: That $15,000 be allocated to City of Barrie events in conjunction with the Rick Hansen Relay, to be funded from the Council Strategic Priorities Account. (Item for Discussion, August 29, 2011) (File: F00)AmendedPass Action details Not available
11-G-254 2  Item of Discussion - GCRICK HANSEN RELAY Whereas the Rick Hansen Relay will be visiting Barrie December 8, 2011 to December 10, 2011, marking the 25th anniversary of Rick Hansen’s Man in Motion Tour; And Whereas Barrie wishes to hold events commemorating Rick Hansen’s visit to Barrie in 1986 and highlighting the progress made in accessibility throughout the community; Now therefore be it resolved: That $15,000 be allocated to City of Barrie events in conjunction with the Rick Hansen Relay, to be funded from the Council Strategic Priorities Account. (Item for Discussion, August 29, 2011) (File: F00)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-G-255 3  CorrespondencePRESENTATION REQUEST FROM UNITED WAY OF GREATER SIMCOE COUNTYAdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-G-256 1  Staff Report - GCCONFIDENTIAL LITIGATION MATTER - OFFICIAL PLAN APPEALS That motion 11-G-256 contained within the confidential notes of the General Committee Report dated August 29, 2011 concerning a confidential litigation matter - Official Plan Appeals, be adopted. (LGL016-11) (File:L01-OP)AdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-G-257 3  Staff Report - GCCONFIDENTIAL ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY MATTER - DUNLOP STREETAdoptedPass Action details Not available
11-A-283 2  Presentation - AC/RCPRESENTATION - BARRIE PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD REPRESENTATIVES REGARDING THE MASTER BRANCH LIBRARY PLAN Catherine Virgo, Chair of the Barrie Public Library Board presented a cheque in the amount of $750,000 to Mayor Lehman on behalf of the Branching Out Campaign. She noted that the funds represent donations from the community donors towards a new library branch. Ruth Reynolds, a member of the Barrie Public Library Board outlined the strategic plan for the Library Board. She provided a number of statistics related to the services the Library currently provides including a variety of initiatives related to technology and the digitization of information. Ms. Reynolds described the overall Library Branch Master Plan and provided an update regarding the Painswick Branch, noting that is scheduled to open in December 2011. Rebecca Palmer, a member of the Barrie Public Library Board commented on the library needs in the south end of Barrie including the future needs for the annexed lands. She compared the provincial average of libraries per population to Barrie noting that Barrie is    Action details Not available
11-A-284 2  Presentation - AC/RCOPEN DELEGATION BY BRUCE OWEN REGARDING THE 9TH ANNUAL COLOURS OF MUSIC FESTIVAL Bruce Owen provided an open delegation to City Council concerning the 9th Annual Colours of Music Festival to be held on September 23rd, 2011 to October 2nd, 2011. He highlighted a number of the musicians and performances that will be taking place and noted that tickets can be purchased for the Festival at Our House (Dunlop St. E.), Music Pro (Barrie View Dr.) or by visiting the following website; www.coloursofmusic.ca Members of City Council asked a number of questions related to the open delegation.   Action details Not available
11-A-285 2  Presentation - AC/RCOPEN DELEGATION BY JESSICA TALIANA CONCERNING TESTING AND TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR LYME DISEASE. Jessica Taliana provided an open delegation to City Council concerning testing and treatment options for Lyme disease. She provided information concerning her family’s personal experience with lyme disease such as; statistics concerning the disease and requested that City Council endorse a petition started by Member of Provincial Parliament Bob Bailey. Ms. Taliana explained that the petition is requesting that the Ministry of Health direct the Ontario public health system to include all currently available and scientifically verified tests for acute and chronic Lyme disease diagnosis, create public awareness and have internationally diagnostic and successful treatment protocols available to patients and physicians. Members of City Council asked a number of questions regarding the open delegation.   Action details Not available
11-A-286 2  Presentation - AC/RCPRESENTATION - UPDATE CONCERNING COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PLANS. Kathy Brislin, Senior Policy Planner, City of Barrie provided a presentation to City Council concerning an update regarding the Community Improvement Plans. Ms. Brislin outlined the background regarding the existing Community Improvement Plans (CIP) and described a number of major projects that have occurred in the Downtown Community Improvement Area. She described other small projects in the downtown area including a number off of Dunlop Street that have been a result of the CIP. Ms. Brislin provided examples of projects in the Allandale Community Improvement Area and outlined information concerning a couple of proposed plans in the Georgian College Community Improvement Plan area. Ms. Brislin identified the amount of funding that has been loaned through the CIPs and the total dollar amount that has been granted. She provided an analysis of the grants and summarized the loans provided to date. She concluded by explaining the benefits that the 25 approved applications between 2005 and 2010 have created. Members   Action details Not available
11-A-287 2  Presentation - AC/RCPRESENTATION - THE 2011 SECOND QUARTER REPORT Jon Babulic, Chief Administrative Officer, City of Barrie presented the 2011 Second Quarterly Report to City Council. He provided an update regarding Council’s Strategic Plan featuring a number of projects and reports underway as they relate to the Plan. Mr. Babulic outlined an overview of the Balance Scorecard for the second quarter. He explained the results of a number of indicators and the impact of the findings. Mr. Babulic updated the Journey of Excellence (formally known as the National Quality Institute) initiative and the City’s intention to apply for the second level of the Progressive Excellence Program. Mr. Babulic concluded by providing an update concerning a number of City projects and initiatives. Members of City Council asked a number of questions concerning the information provided in the presentation.   Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2011-115 1  By-LawBill #129 A By-law of The Corporation of the City of Barrie to establish Block 277, Plan 51M-371, in the City of Barrie, County of Simcoe as a public highway and to name the highway Ferndale Drive South. (Gailcrest Homes - establish reserve as highway - Ferndale Drive South and Ardagh Road) (File: D12-177)Read a First, Second and third time and finally passedPass Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2011-116 1  By-LawBill #130 A By-law of The Corporation of the City of Barrie to exempt Block 3, Plan 51M-948, in the City of Barrie, County of Simcoe, from Part Lot Control imposed by Section 50(5) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.13. (Pratt-Hansen Group Inc. - part lot control exemption - Sydenham Wells) (File: D12-380)Read a First, Second and third time and finally passedPass Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2011-117 1  By-LawBill #131 A By-law of The Corporation of the City of Barrie to further amend By-law 80-138, as amended being a by-law to regulate traffic on highways. (11-G-222, 11-G-223 and 11-G-224) (Parking Prohibition on Glenwood Drive, Margaret Drive and Weatherup Crescent) (ENG040-11, ENG041-11 and ENG042-11) (File: T01-PA and T02-PA)Read a First, Second and third time and finally passedPass Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2011-118 1  By-LawBill #132 A By-law of The Corporation of the City of Barrie to appoint Stephen Wesley Blogg as a Building Inspector as authorized under the Building Code Act. (05-G-475) (Stephen Wesley Blogg) (CLK108-05) (File: C06)Read a First, Second and third time and finally passedPass Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2011-119 1  By-LawBill #133 A By-law of The Corporation of the City of Barrie to amend By-law 2011-107 being a by-law to prescribe standards for the maintenance of lands and properties in the City of Barrie. (11-G-108) (Review of Yard Maintenance Standards - Clean Yard By-law) (BLD003-11)Read a First, Second and third time and finally passedPass Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2011-120 1  By-LawBill #135 A By-law of The Corporation of the City of Barrie to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on the 12th day of September 2011.Read a First, Second and third time and finally passed  Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2011-114 1  By-LawAS PER ONTARIO MUNICIPAL BOARD DECISION DATED AUGUST 18, 2011 - PL090870 Bill No. 136 (BY-LAW NUMBER 2011-114) A By-law of The Corporation of the City of Barrie to amend By-law 2009-141, a land use control by-law to regulate the use of land, and the erection, use, bulk, height, location and spacing of buildings and structures in the City of Barrie. (Penady lands located in the northwest quadrant of the intersection of The King’s Highway 400 and Duckworth Street, Barrie)(D14-1400)   Action details Not available