Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/3/2019 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chamber
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19-A-065 2  Student/Mayor ItemCOMMENTS FROM OUTGOING STUDENT MAYOR(S): Ilina Kostadinova, St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School provided comments on her term as Student Mayor. Ilina thanked the Mayor and members of Council for the opportunity to learn about the inner workings of municipal government. She highlighted on the experiences during her time as Student Mayor, noting her involvement as an organizer of many school initiatives and this experience has been a great inspiration for her to make an impact and to be actively involved. She commented on the importance of the protocols and procedures she observed during the meetings and the wide variety of topics discussed. Ilina acknowledged the hard work and commitment of Mayor Lehman and members of Council provide to fulfill and make the City one of the best places to live in Ontario. Daryth Croteau, West Bayfield Elementary School provided comments on his term as Student Mayor. He acknowledged the learning experiences he received during his time as Student Mayor and his realization of the time and involvement goes into the Council meetings. He commented onSworn In  Action details Not available
19-A-066 2  Confirmation of MinutesThe Minutes of the City Council meeting held on May 13, 2019 were adopted as printed and circulated.Adopted as printed and circulated  Action details Not available
19-A-067 2  Awards and RecognitionRECOGNITION OF THE BARRIE FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES COMMUNICATIONS BRANCH STAFF Mayor Lehman announced that the Barrie Fire and Emergency Services Communications Branch is being recognized for their nominations and award at the recent 12th Annual 9-1-1 Simcoe County Tri-Service Public Safety Communications Awards. Mayor Lehman called upon Cory Mainprize, Fire Chief and Sue Dawson, Deputy Fire Chief, Manager of Communications and Business Services to the podium for the recognition. Chief Mainprize recognized the first team of the Communications Branch comprised of Sharon Phillips-Laidlaw, Ryan MacDonald and Melissa Deneau that were nominated by himself and Deputy Fire Chief Beilby for their efforts associated with a large structure fire on Little Avenue in April, 2018. He described that this fire incident had a large influx of people reporting the emergency, including that people were trapped and required rescue and that the Communications Team had to address many requests from commanding officers throughout the duration of the incident. Deputy Fire Chief Dawson recognized the Received  Action details Not available
19-A-068 2  Awards and RecognitionPRESENTATION FROM THE SHEBA SHRINE CLUB CONCERNING THE SHRINERS PARADE John McCluskey from the Sheba Shine Club provided a presentation concerning the celebration event of the Sheba Shiners from Friday, June 14th to Sunday, June 16th, 2019 and the Shiners Parade taking place on Saturday, June 15th, 2019 starting at 1:00 p.m. starting at the Sheba Shriners Club, at 142 Johns Street, Barrie. Mr. McCluskey provided the history of the Sheba Shiners Club, noting that the club has been in existence for over 60 years and that the Sheba Shiners Club is a supporter of 18 Orthopedic Hospitals for Disabled Children and three of the Burn Institutes for Children. Mr. McCluskey thanked the City and members of Council for their continued support for this event and invited everyone to come and join the celebration.Received  Action details Not available
19-A-069 2  DeputationDEPUTATIONS REGARDING MOTION 19-G-168, PROPOSED SUPERVISED CONSUMPTION SITE LOCATION - 90 MULCASTER STREET 1. John Alousis from Alousis Law, advised that he feels there are several issues associated with the proposed location for the Supervised Consumption Site (SCS) at 90 Mulcaster Street. He noted that his law firm is located in the downtown in close proximity to the proposed SCS site. Mr. Alousis discussed issues including homelessness, drug addiction and affordable housing in the City. He noted that he and his business partners have invested in commercial properties to help reinvigorate the downtown. He spoke about his personal experiences with a family member and their struggles with drug addiction. Mr. Alousis commented on the City of Guelph’s Overdose Prevention Site, and other SCS locations throughout Ontario. He noted he has met with concerned residents, and representatives from the David Busby Centre and the Canadian Mental Health Association concerning the proposed SCS location. Mr. Alousis advised of his concerns with of matters he felt were misrepresented witReceived  Action details Not available
19-G-167 2  Staff Report - GCPRESENTATION CONCERNING A SUPERVISED CONSUMPTION SITE APPLICATION IN THE CITY OF BARRIE Andrea Miller, Acting General Manager of Infrastructure and Growth Management provided background information concerning a presentation regarding an application for a supervised consumption site at 90 Mulcaster Street. Ms. Miller introduced Dr. Lisa Simon, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, Matt Turner, Harm Reduction Coordinator, Gilbert Centre and Brent Tottie, Peer Advocate, The Lighthouse to provide the presentation. Mr. Tottie discussed his life experiences concerning drug addiction. Dr. Simon, Mr. Turner and Mr. Tottie discussed slides concerning the following topics: * The request for endorsement of the application for a proposed Supervised Consumption Site (SCS) for Barrie; * A chart illustrating the number of Crude Opioid Poisoning Emergency Visits from 2003 to 2018 in the City of Barrie, Simcoe Muskoka and Ontario; * The benefits of a SCS; * The stakeholders consultation that was undertaken in support of the application; * A summary of the Consolation and Engagement Report, includReceived  Action details Not available
19-G-168 2  Staff Report - GCPROPOSED SUPERVISED CONSUMPTION SITE LOCATION - 90 MULCASTER STREET (WARD 2) That the applicant, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) enter into a Site Plan application (or a Scoped Site Plan) process with the City to address the following conditions: a) Fencing, landscaping, access from Mulcaster Street, security cameras, discarded needle collection boxes and appropriate property standards and property maintenance measures; b) The establishment of a Supervised Consumption Site (SCS) Advisory Committee; c) The establishment of a security plan and / or a Needle Sweep Plan; and d) Any other related neighbourhood integration matters. (PLN015-19) (File: S08) Councillor J. Harris declared a potential pecuniary interest on the foregoing matter as he is an employee of the CMHA Ontario Division and has an immediate family member who works for CMHA Simcoe County (one of the SCS applicants) and owner of the proposed property. He did not participate in the discussion on the matter. He left the Council Chambers.AdoptedPass Action details Not available
19-A-070 1  DeputationDEPUTATIONS REGARDING MOTION 19-G-169, DEVELOPMENT CHARGE BACKGROUND STUDY AND DEVELOPMENT CHARGES BY-LAW 1. Linda Loftus/Shannon MacIntyre, Squarefoot Realty - WITHDRAWN 2. Jamie Besner, Sussex Strategy Group - WITHDRAWN 3. Richard Brooks of Barrie Chamber of Commerce discussed the role of the Barrie Chamber of Commerce. He advised that Chamber reviewed the June 3rd, 2019 Memorandum, and noted that he felt that the amendments are inadequate and did not address the Chamber’s concerns. Mr. Brooks commented on his concerns associated with the reduction of Industrial Development Charges and the impacts these changes will have on investments in the community, job creation and possible increases for the tax-paying residents working in Barrie. He expressed his concerns associated with cost certainty, competitiveness of businesses, taxation and meeting the Provincial Targets. Mr. Brooks recommended that the Industrial Rate be lowered and fixed to off-set taxes being raised in the future. 4. Joseph Santos of ATS Development, discussed his concerns associated with high density projeReceived  Action details Not available
19-G-169 5  Staff Report - GCDEVELOPMENT CHARGE BACKGROUND STUDY AND DEVELOPMENT CHARGES BY-LAW 1. That the City of Barrie Development Charge Background Study dated April 17, 2019 for the Citywide and Area Specific Development Charges by-law, be approved under Section 10 of the Development Charges Act, 1997 and the Background Study dated May 31, 2019 and attached as Appendix “A” to the memorandum dated June 12, 2019. 2. That the draft Development Charges By-law within Appendix “A” to the memorandum dated June 12, 2019 be enacted, and including the following transitional provisions: a) The current Development Charge rates shall remain in effect until November 30, 2019 and the Development Charges set out in Schedule B to the draft Development Charges By-law, shall take effect December 1, 2019; and b) Discretionary discounts of 40% of the Development Charges in effect and payable be provided for the following uses as described in Zoning By-law 2009-141, as amended: Bakery, Concrete Product Manufacturing; Foundry; Manufacturing and Processing in wholly enclosed buildings; Manufacturing, Refining, or ReDeferred  Action details Not available
19-G-170 3  Staff Report - GCOPTIONS FOR PROVIDING INCENTIVE PROGRAMS WITHIN A COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PLAN PROCESS TO INCENTIVIZE DEVELOPMENT PRIORITIES 1. That $2.5 million be committed through the City’s Annual Business Plan and Budget to the Community Improvement Plan (CIP) Reserve to incentivize land development priorities. 2. That staff in the Planning and Building Services Department be authorized to hold a Public Meeting under the Planning Act in the Fall of 2019 to amend the CIP Program in accordance with the provisions identified within Staff Report PLN022-19 for affordable housing and development within the Urban Growth Centre only. 3. That in the period between adoption of the Development Charges By-law and the approval of a new Community Improvement Plan under the Planning Act, the eligibility requirements and evaluation criteria identified in paragraphs 16 to 21 of Staff Report PLN022-19, be used to assess development projects for affordable housing and development in the Urban Growth Centre. (PLN022-19)Received  Action details Not available
19-A-071 1  Direct MotionMOTION WITHOUT NOTICE - LIVE TELECAST EVENTS FOR NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FINAL GAMES Moved by: Councillor, G. Harvey Seconded by: Mayor, J. Lehman That pursuant to Section 7.1 of the Procedural By-law 2013-072, permission be granted to introduce a motion without notice concerning live telecast events for the National Basketball Association Final Games.Adopted  Action details Not available
19-A-072 1  Direct MotionLIVE TELECAST EVENTS FOR THE NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION FINAL GAMES Moved by: Councillor, G. Harvey Seconded by: Mayor, J. Lehman 1. That funding of up to $22,500 be available from the Strategic Priorities Reserve to accommodate live telecast events for the National Basketball Association Finals Games three to seven in June 2019. 2. That game three be telecast from the Barrie Molson Centre and that games four to seven be broadcast from Meridian Place, with the back-up location of the Barrie Molson Centre in case of inclement weather, viewing screen availability or other unexpected requirement. 3. That the City Clerk be authorized to sign the Public Viewing Events Agreement with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment as the hosting organizer for the event. 4. That a Noise Exemption Permit be issued for the broadcasting of games four through seven at Meridian Place.Adopted  Action details Not available
19-A-073 2  DeputationDEPUTATIONS REGARDING MOTION 19-G-172, REPORT OF THE INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER DATED MAY 22, 2019 1. Mohammed Hashim on behalf of Urban Alliance on Race Relations 2. Victoria Butler 3. Adam Ballah 4. Dr. Anita Arvast 5. Donna Douglas 6. Nathan Higgins / Sheetal Rawal 7. Michael Speers 8. Louise Gravelle   Action details Not available
19-A-074 3  DeputationDEPUTATION BY PATRICK HARRINGTON ON BEHALF OF PATTERSON OUTDOOR REGARDING MOTION 19-G-153, REQUEST FOR AN EXEMPTION FROM SIGN BY-LAW 2018-029 FOR PMT18-01600 (BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION) 335 BAYFIELD STREET   Action details Not available
19-A-075 1  Committee Report - GCGeneral Committee Report dated May 13, 2019 (APPENDIX “A”).   Action details Not available
19-G-138 2  Public Meeting - GCPUBLIC MEETING CONCERNING THE PROPOSED NEW DEVELOPMENT CHARGE BY-LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 12 OF THE DEVELOPMENT CHARGES ACT, 1997 - THE CITY OF BARRIE (MAY 13, 2019) (FILE: F21)Received  Action details Not available
19-A-076 1  Committee Report - GCFirst General Committee Report dated May 27, 2019, Sections A, B, C, D and E (APPENDIX “B”).   Action details Not available
19-G-139 2  Committee Report - GCREPORT OF THE FINANCE AND CORPORATE SERVICES COMMITTEE DATED MAY 1, 2019Received  Action details Not available
19-G-140 2  Committee Report - GCREPORT OF THE CITY BUILDING COMMITTEE DATED MAY 7, 2019Received  Action details Not available
19-G-141 2  Staff Report - GCACCESSIBLE CHANGE TABLES IN PUBLIC AREAS AMENDMENT #1 Moved by: Councillor, R. Thomson Seconded by: Deputy Mayor, B. Ward That motion 19-G-141 of Section “B” of the First General Committee Report dated May 27, 2019 concerning Accessible Change Tables in public spaces be amended as follows: That the words “at Centennial Beach before the summer of 2019” be deleted and replaced with “in the public washrooms at Centennial Beach as a pilot project”. CARRIED Upon the question of the original motion moved by Deputy Mayor, B. Ward and Seconded by Councillor, D. Shipley the motion was CARRIED AS AMENDED BY AMENDMENT #1.Adopted  Action details Not available
19-G-142 2  Staff Report - GCSERVICE DOG OFF-LEASH RECREATION AREASAdopted  Action details Not available
19-G-143 2  Staff Report - GCREDWOOD PARK TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PROJECT - 151 LILLIAN CRESCENTAdopted  Action details Not available
19-G-144 4  Staff Report - GC2018 INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT ANNUAL REPORTAdopted  Action details Not available
19-G-145 2  Staff Report - GCPROPOSED SMOKING PROHIBITION - DOWNTOWN IMPROVEMENT AREAAdopted  Action details Not available
19-G-146 3  Staff Report - GCNEW MUNICIPAL SMOKING REGULATIONS AND TO REPEAL SMOKING IN PUBLIC PLACES AND WORKPLACES BY-LAW 2010-034 AND SMOKING OUTDOORS ON CITY OWNED PROPERTY BY-LAW 2009-086 1. That By-law 2010-034 to regulate smoking in public places and work places and By-law 2009-086 prohibiting smoking outdoors on City owned property be repealed and replaced with a comprehensive by-law generally in accordance with the attached draft included as Appendix "A" to Staff Report LCS009-19. 2. That staff be authorized to make application to the Ministry of the Attorney General for set fines ranging from $100.00 to $1,000.00 based on the nature of the offence. 3. That staff in Legislative and Court Services Department (Enforcement Services Branch) work with Access Barrie to develop a comprehensive communications plan to be implemented no later than June 2019. 4. That staff in Roads, Parks and Fleet Department in consultation with the Legislative and Court Services Department (Enforcement Services Branch) prepare and install new signage or replace existing signage where required that depicts the new municipalAdopted  Action details Not available
19-G-147 3  Staff Report - GCREVIEW OF THE HISTORICAL PLAQUE REQUEST FOR 62 WILLIAM STREETAdopted  Action details Not available
19-G-148 2  Committee Report - GCMULTI-MODAL ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION MASTER PLANAdopted  Action details Not available
19-G-149 4  Staff Report - GCSANITARY LATERAL REPLACEMENT GRANT PROGRAMAdopted  Action details Not available
19-G-150 3  Staff Report - GCCOMMUNITY GARDEN PROGRAM DELEGATED AUTHORITYAdopted  Action details Not available
19-G-151 5  Staff Report - GC2019 PROPERTY TAX CLAWBACK RATESAdopted  Action details Not available
19-G-152 3  Staff Report - GC2019 DOWNTOWN BARRIE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION LEVY (WARD 2)Adopted  Action details Not available
19-G-153 4  Staff Report - GCREQUEST FOR EXEMPTION FROM SIGN BY-LAW 2018-029 FOR PMT18-01600 (BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION) - 335 BAYFIELD STREET (WARD 3)Adopted  Action details Not available
19-G-154 2  Presentation - AC/RCPRESENTATION CONCERNING THE STRATEGIC ASSET MANAGEMENT POLICY   Action details Not available
19-G-155 2  Staff Report - GCREQUEST FOR DEVIATION FROM THE SITE ALTERATION BY-LAW 2014-100Adopted  Action details Not available
19-G-156 2  Staff Report - GCSTRATEGIC ASSET MANAGEMENT POLICYAdopted  Action details Not available
19-A-077 1  Committee Report - GCSecond General Committee Report dated May 27, 2019, Sections A, B, C, D, E, F and G (APPENDIX “C”).   Action details Not available
19-G-157 2  Staff Report - GCLETTER OF AGREEMENT: CITY OF BARRIE AND PROVINCE OF ONTARIO RE: SMALL BUSINESS CENTRE SERVICES AND MUNICIPAL FUNDING CONTRIBUTIONAdopted  Action details Not available
19-G-158 2  Staff Report - GCAPPLICATION FOR ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT (BARRIE LOCKHART ROAD GP INC.) 400 LOCKHART ROAD (FILE: D14-1658) (WARD 9)Adopted  Action details Not available
19-G-159 3  Staff Report - GCRECREATION SERVICES 2020 WINTER GAMESAdopted  Action details Not available
19-G-160 2  Item of Discussion - GCINVITATION TO THE POVERTY REDUCTION TASK GROUPAdopted  Action details Not available
19-G-161 2  Item of Discussion - GCINVESTIGATION - PARKING RESTRICTIONS ON HORSFIELD STREETAdopted  Action details Not available
19-G-162 2  Item of Discussion - GCINVITATION FOR PRESENTATION - LAKE SIMCOE REGIONAL CONSERVATION AUTHORITYAdopted  Action details Not available
19-G-164 2  Item of Discussion - GCREVIEW OF ENFORCEMENT SERVICES STAFFING LEVELSAdopted  Action details Not available
19-G-165 2  Item of Discussion - GCINVESTIGATION - NO PARKING RESTRICTION ON JAGGES DRIVE (WARD 5)Adopted  Action details Not available
19-G-166 2  Item of Discussion - GCREMOVAL OF PATHWAY SYSTEM SYMBOL - 965 YONGE STREETAdopted  Action details Not available
19-G-171 3  Staff Report - GCREPORT OF THE INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER DATED MAY 22, 2019 Councillor K. Aylwin declared a potential pecuniary interest on the foregoing matter as the report of the Integrity Commissioner concerns him. He did not participate or vote on the matter. He left his Chair at the Council table, but remained in the Council Chamber. Councillor, D. Shipley declared a potential conflict of interest on the foregoing matter, as he is representative of the Progressive Conservative Party for Barrie-Spring-Water-Oro-Medonte. He did not participate or vote on the mater. He left the Council Meeting.   Action details Not available
19-G-172 3  Staff Report - GCREPORT OF THE INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER DATED MAY 22, 2019 1. That the Report from S. Craig, Integrity Commissioner concerning a Complaint Investigation regarding Councillor, K. Aylwin under the City of Barrie Council and Committee Member Code of Conduct dated May 22, 2019, be received. 2. That the recommendation concerning imposing a reprimand on Councillor, K. Aylwin as detailed in the Report from S. Craig, Integrity Commissioner concerning a Complaint Investigation Report under the City of Barrie Council and Committee Member Code of Conduct dated May 22, 2019, be accepted. 3. That Councillor K. Aylwin be requested to remove the comments contained in the March 21, 2019 Facebook Post as identified in the Report from S. Craig, Integrity Commissioner concerning a Complaint Investigation under the City of Barrie Council and Committee Member Code of Conduct dated May 22, 2019 from any and all Facebook profiles, pages and other social media in the name of Keenan Aylwin before June 14, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.   Action details Not available
19-G-163 3  Item of Discussion - GCINVESTIGATION - CONDOMINIUM / APARTMENT BUILDING PARKING Councillor S. Morales declared a potential pecuniary interest on the foregoing matter as the potential outcome of the review may affect his personal business dealings. He did not participate in the discussion on the matter or vote on the matter. He remained at the Council table.   Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2019-042 2  By-LawBill #042 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. (19-G-093) (Temporary Use By-law - 1911940 Ontario Inc., Liquidation Nation, 164 Innisfil Street) (Ward 2) (PLN013-19) (File: D14-1657)Read a First, Second and third time and finally passed  Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2019-043 2  By-LawBill #043 A By-law of The Corporation of the City of Barrie to adopt an amendment to the Official Plan (O.P.A. 69). (19-G-120) (Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment Application - MDM Developments Inc. - 233, 237, 241 and 245 Dunlop Street West) (Ward 2) (PLN016-19) (File: D09-OPA069-19 and D14-1647)Read a First, Second and third time and finally passed  Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2019-044 2  By-LawBill #044 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. (19-G-120) (Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment Application - MDM Developments Inc., 233, 237, 241 and 245 Dunlop Street West) (Ward 2) (PLN016-19) (File: D09-OPA069-19 and D14-1647)Read a First, Second and third time and finally passed  Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2019-045 1  By-LawBill #045 A By-law of The Corporation of the City of Barrie to levy and collect taxes for municipal purposes of the City of Barrie for the year 2019. (19-G-109) (2019 Tax Rates) (FIN005-19) (File: F00)Read a First, Second and third time and finally passed  Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2019-046 1  By-LawBill #046 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. (19-G-121 and 19-G-122) (Nicholson Drive and Ferndale Drive Parking Investigation) (RPF002-19 and RPF003-19) (File: T00)Read a First, Second and third time and finally passed  Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2019-047 1  By-LawBill #047 A By-law of The Corporation of the City of Barrie to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on the 3rd day of June, 2019.Read a First, Second and third time and finally passed  Action details Not available