Meeting Name: General Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/13/2012 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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12-G-197 1  Public Meeting - GCAPPLICATION FOR AN OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT AND AMENDMENT TO THE ZONING BY-LAW - INNOVATIVE PLANNING SOLUTIONS ON BEHALF OF ADVANCE TECH DEVELOPMENTS - 376 BLAKE STREET, BARRIE (WARD 1) (AUGUST 13, 2012) (File: D09-OPA021/D14-1539) Cameron Sellers of Innovative Planning Solutions explained that the purpose of the public meeting is to review applications for an Official Plan Amendment and a Zoning By-law Amendment submitted by Innovative Planning Solutions on behalf of Advance Tech Developments. He explained that the lands are located on the north side of Blake Street between Steel Street and Johnson Street (Ward 1), are situated in the Codrington Planning Area and known municipally as 376 Blake Street with a total area of 0.4 hectares (1.2 acres). Mr. Sellers provided photographs of the subject property and the surrounding area. He described the existing site conditions and surrounding land uses. Mr. Sellers reviewed the current Official Plan designation and existing zoning for the site. Mr. Sellers explained the development proposal for the site and the rationale for the precommended for receipt (Section "A")  Action details Not available
12-G-198 2  Staff Report - GCCOMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT FUND 1. That based on funding program project eligibility guidelines and criteria, as well as the City’s capital plan prioritization criteria, the following projects be submitted to the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario for funding under the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund, ranked in the following order: a) Allandale Recreation Centre facility refurbishment; b) Queen’s Park improvements, c) Lampman Lane Community Centre Park refurbishment; 2. That Carla Ladd, Chief Administrative Officer, be authorized to sign the applications to the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario for funding under the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund on behalf of the City of Barrie. 4. That Blaine Parkin, Director of Corporate Asset Management Department (Interim) be authorized to submit the applications to the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario for funding under the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund on behalf of the City of Barrie; 5. That, if the City is succesrecommended for consideration of adoption (Section "B")  Action details Not available
12-G-199 1  Staff Report - GCDECLARATION OF WARD 8 VACANCY AND TEMPORARY COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS 1. That in accordance with Section 262 of the Municipal Act, S.O. 2001, the office of Councillor - Ward 8 be declared vacant. 2. That the following members of Council be appointed on a temporary basis to serve in Councillor J. Robinson’s capacity on the committees/boards below until such time as the appointments of members of Council to committees/boards for 2013/2014 are considered: a) Councillor, B. Ainsworth - Community Services Committee; b) Councillor, D. Shipley- Accessibility Advisory Committee; c) Councillor, B. Jackson - Environmental Advisory Committee; d) Councillor, P. Silveira - International Relations Committee; e) Mayor J. Lehman - Order of the Spirit Catcher Committee; and f) Councillor, B. Ainsworth - Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA), if required by the OSPCA. (CLK007-12) (File: C07)recommended for consideration of adoption (Section "B")  Action details Not available
12-G-200 1  Item of Discussion - GCHOCKEY NIGHT IN BARRIE V FUNDRAISING EVENT 1. That the Barrie Molson Centre facility be provided to Royal Victoria Hospital on August 16, 2012 for their "Hockey Night in Barrie V" fundraising event with the following City of Barrie costs to be paid by RVH/event organizers: a) Direct staffing (including ushers, supervisor, ticket takers) - estimated in the amount of $2000; b) Summer Ice rental rate per hour rented by the organizers (shall not include an event rate) - $252.88 per hour; c) Any facility cleaning costs incurred (staff or contractor) - estimated in the amount of $1300; and d) Socan fees - estimated in the amount of $50 2. That staff in the Recreation, Facilities and Transit Department prepare a report for General Committee's consideration with respect to a policy to provide discounting options on the fees charged to fundraising events that use the Barrie Molson Centre as a venue. (Item for Discussion 6.2, August 13, 2012) (File: R00)recommended for consideration of adoption (Section "B")  Action details Not available
12-G-201 1  Committee Report - GCREPORT OF THE FINANCE AND CORPORATE SERVICES COMMITTEE DATED JUNE 27, 2012.recommended for receipt (Section "C")  Action details Not available
12-G-202 1  Committee Report - GC2011 AUDITED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTSrecommended for adoption (Section "D")  Action details Not available
12-G-203 1  Staff Report - GCPARKING PROHIBITION ON LESLIE AVENUE (WARD 7)recommended for adoption (Section "E")  Action details Not available
12-G-204 1  Staff Report - GCPARKING PROHIBITION ON WESSENGER DRIVE (WARD 7)recommended for adoption (Section "E")  Action details Not available
12-G-205 1  Staff Report - GCWATER QUALITY TRADING TO REDUCE PHOSPHORUS LOADING TO THE LAKE SIMCOE WATERSHEDrecommended for adoption (Section "E")  Action details Not available
12-G-206 1  Staff Report - GCRESERVED TAXICAB PARKING STALL REMOVAL (WARD 2) That By-law 80-138, Schedule “E”, “Taxicab Stands” be amended by deleting the following: Street/Location: “Clapperton Street Meter Number: 1 Space immediately adjacent to #9 Clapperton Street Time And Use: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week exclusively for use by all licensed Deluxe Taxicabs.” (ENG025-12) (File: T02-PA)recommended for adoption (Section "E")  Action details Not available
12-G-207 1  Staff Report - GCENHANCEMENTS TO WATER AND WASTEWATER BILLING COLLECTION PROCESSES That Section 12 of the Water and Wastewater Billing By-law 2011-104 be amended to include the following: “12.11 Within 14 days of the final reminder notice being sent to a Tenant for outstanding water wastewater charges, a Property Owner or their Designate has the option to provide written authorization to the City to commence procedures to shut off the supply of water to the tenanted premise: a) The Tenant will be advised, via a register letter from the City, that they have two weeks to pay their outstanding account balance before the water supply to the premise is shut off. b) Within 48 hours of the City receiving payment for the arrears, the water supply will be reinstated to the premise. c) After 14 days from the water shut off date, any accounts that remain in arrears will be added to the property tax account. A notice will be sent to the Property Owner indicating the amount applied to the property tax account. d) The Property Owner will be responsible for any applicable fees, as identifiedrecommended for adoption (Section "E")  Action details Not available
12-G-208 1  Staff Report - GCAPPLICATION FOR AN OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT AND ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT - 430 AND 434 FERNDALE DRIVE NORTH BY THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF BARRIE (WARD 5) 1. That the Official Plan Amendment Application submitted by the Corporation of the City of Barrie to redesignate the lands known municipally as 430 and 434 Ferndale Drive North be approved so that the lands are redesignated from Environmental Protection Area to Environmental Protection Area - Defined Policy Area Y (D09-OPA020) on Schedule C of the City’s Official Plan. 2. That the text of the Official Plan be amended by the addition of new Section 4.8.16 Defined Policy Area Y to permit a disc golf course as an additional use in the Environmental Protection Area designation as it pertains to the subject lands known municipally as 430 and 434 Ferndale Drive North. 3. That the associated Zoning By-law Amendment Application to rezone the subject lands from Environmental Protection EP Zone to Environmental Protection - Special EP (SP) also be approved (D14-1535). 4. That the Special Provisions (SP) for the subject lands recommended for adoption (Section "E")  Action details Not available
12-G-209 1  Item of Discussion - GCONTARIO HERITAGE TRUST RECOGNITION PROGRAM That Mayor Lehman and Councillor B. Ward, member of Heritage Barrie Committee, be authorized to select and nominate an individual on behalf of the City of Barrie for the Ontario Heritage Trust’s Heritage Community Recognition Award recognizing volunteer contributions to preserving, protecting and promoting community heritage. (Item for Discussion 6.1, August 13, 2012) (File: R00)recommended for adoption (Section "E")  Action details Not available
12-G-210 1  Staff Report - GCBY-ELECTION TO FILL WARD 8 VACANCY That a by-election be held to fill the vacancy in the office of Councillor - Ward 8. (CLK008-12) (File: C07)recommended for adoption (Section "F")  Action details Not available
12-G-211 1  Staff Report - GCPROPERTY ACQUISITIONS FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF ESSA ROAD (BRYNE DRIVE TO ANNE STREET) 1. That staff in the Legal Services Department complete the proposed property acquisitions necessary for the Essa Road transportation improvements (Bryne Drive to Anne Street) as identified in Phases 3 and 4 of the Municipal Class EA Preferred Design Alternative, and the City Clerk be delegated the authority to execute Agreements of Purchase and Sale for the purpose of acquiring the required land. 2. That the Director of Legal Services be authorized to commence expropriation proceedings against the properties identified in the Essa Road Municipal Class EA where negotiated agreements are not in place by October 1, 2012. 3. That staff be directed to serve and publish the “Notice of Application for Approval to Expropriate” and to forward any requests for inquiries received, pursuant to the “Notice of Application for Approval to Expropriate” to the Chief Inquiring Officer and the Chief Inquiring Officer be requested to report to Council with respect to any such request. 4. That the Directorrecommended for adoption (Section "G")  Action details Not available
12-G-212 1  Staff Report - GCTAXI INDUSTRY CONSULTATION PROCESS 1. That a Taxi Industry Working Group with the mandate of facilitating consultation and communications between the taxi industry and the City, be established. 2. That the Taxi Industry Working Group be composed of the following: · three (3) members representing the taxi companies sector, as selected by the industry · three (3) members representing the taxi cab owners sector, as selected by the industry · three (3) members representing the taxi cab drivers sector, as selected by the industry · two (2) Municipal Law Enforcement representatives · Councillor, A. Nuttall and Councillor, P. Silveira, two (2) members of Council. 3. That each taxi industry sector, namely Taxi Companies, Taxicab Owners and Taxicab Drivers, be requested to select its representatives from among individuals in the licensing classification holding a valid City of Barrie Business Licence, in a manner satisfactory to such sector members, and to communicate the names of such representatives to the City. 4. That such taxi industry representatives be reqrecommended for adoption (Section "G")  Action details Not available
12-G-213 1  Staff Report - GCREZONING FROM RESIDENTIAL FIRST DENSITY (R1) TO GENERAL COMMERCIAL (C4) - 372 YONGE STREET (WARD 9)recommended for adoption (Section "G")  Action details Not available
12-G-214 1  Staff Report - GCTELECOMMUNICATION FACILITIES PROTOCOL 1. That the protocol for the review of applications and submission of comments to Industry Canada for telecommunication facilities in the City of Barrie as set out in Appendix “D” of Staff Report PLN038-12 be adopted. 2. That the General Provisions of the Zoning By-law be amended by replacing Section 4.2.1.1. (c) with the following: “(c) Private utility, save and except for (i) incinerators, sanitary landfill projects, waste collection and recycling facilities, and any function involving open storage of materials, (ii) free standing transmission towers in the Central Area Commercial C1 and Transition Centre Commercial C2 Zones or in any Residential Zone or Environmental Protection EP Zone.” 3. That staff prepare an amendment to the Official Plan restricting the location of telecommunication facilities for Council’s consideration. 4. That pursuant to Section 34 (17) of the Planning Act, no further written notice be required (D14-1502). 5. That the City’s Fee By-law be amended to implement a $2,500.00 fee for the processing and recommended for adoption (Section "G")  Action details Not available
12-G-215 1  Staff Report - GCZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT TO PERMIT AN APARTMENT BUILDING AT 342 LITTLE AVENUE (WARD 9) 1. That the Zoning By-law Amendment application as revised, submitted by Innovative Planning Solutions on behalf of VVV Developments Inc. for the lands municipally known as 342 Little Avenue (Ward 9) be approved to rezone lands from Residential Single Detached Dwelling First Density (R1) to Residential Apartment Dwelling First Density with Special Provisions and a Hold (RA1-2)(SP)(H) in accordance with the Land Use Schedule as shown in Appendix “A” attached to Staff Report PLN039-12. 2. That the following Special Provisions be referenced in the implementing Zoning By-law for the subject lands: a) (RA1-2)(SP)(H) i) A minimum parking standard of 1.2 parking spaces per residential dwelling unit shall be permitted; ii) A minimum front yard setback of 2 metres for the apartment building shall be permitted; iii) A minimum easterly side yard setback of 1.3 metres for the apartment building shall be permitted provided no ground floor living units are located adjacent to the easterly side yrecommended for adoption (Section "G")  Action details Not available