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Meeting Name: General Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/18/2021 7:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
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21-G-236 2  Staff Report - GCDOWNTOWN BARRIE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (BIA) FINANCIAL COMMITMENTS 1. That a new agreement to address the Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) financial commitments associated with the Dunlop Streetscape and Meridian Place Project be negotiated with the following general parameters: a) All commitments related to the Dunlop Streetscape ($300,000) and Meridian Place ($3,351,775) shall be paid in full by 2042; b) The Dunlop Streetscape commitment of $300,000 be repaid interest free over 20 years beginning in 2022 with an annual payment of $15,000; c) The $1,512,946 commitment to the Meridian Place Capital project be repaid interest free over 20 years beginning in 2022 with an annual payment of $75,647 and to be fully repaid by 2042; d) The BIA shall include the minimum annual payment of $90,647 as a base budget commitment within its annual budget submission presented to the BIA members and to City Council; e) The BIA will continue coordinating the remaining community fundraising contributions of $534,667 related to the Meridian Place Capital project with any unfunded commitmen   Not available Not available
21-G-237 1  Staff Report - GCBRYNE DRIVE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS - HARVIE ROAD TO CAPLAN AVENUE (EN1277) (WARD 7) 1. That the property legally described as Parts 3, 4, and 5 on Plan 51R-43112, being part of PIN 58733-1051(LT), (the “Right of Way”) as shown in Appendix “A” to Staff Report INF007-21, be purchased by The Corporation of the City of Barrie (the “City”) from Barrie-Bryne Developments Limited (“SmartCentres”) in accordance with the terms and conditions set out in the Agreement of Purchase and Sale (the “APS”) attached as Appendix “B” to Staff Report INF007-21. 2. That the City remove its condition on Council approval contained within the APS and proceed to complete the acquisition process. 3. That notwithstanding the provisions of By-law 95-104, the Right of Way be declared surplus and transferred back to SmartCentres should the City not commence with construction of the Bryne Drive extension between Harvie Road and Caplan Avenue by January 1, 2024, as required by the terms and conditions of the APS. 4. That the City Clerk be authorized to execute all associated and required documents    Not available Not available
21-G-238 1  Staff Report - GCRESIDENTIAL RENTAL LICENSING (ABSENTEE LANDLORD) PILOT PROJECT AND DRAFT BY-LAW (WARD 1) 1. That in response to motion 21-G-114 requiring staff to prepare an amendment to the Business Licensing By-law 2006-266 to allow for a pilot project that requires absentee landlords to obtain a business licence, Business Licensing By-law 2006-266 as amended be further amended by adding Schedule 1 (Residential Rental Licensing Requirements), attached as Appendix “A” to Staff Report LCS009-21. 2. That in accordance with motion 21-G-114 the Residential Rental Licensing pilot project only apply to properties within the area bounded by Duckworth Street, Steel Street, Penetanguishene Road and the City Limits on the north side of Georgian Drive in Ward 1. 3. That in order to facilitate the implementation and enforcement of the 3-year Pilot project for Residential Rental Licensing, an intake form be prepared with annual gross costs estimated in the amount of $756,000 for: a) Two (2) additional Temporary full time Municipal Law Enforcement Officer I positions; b) Two (2) additional Fire P   Not available Not available
21-G-239 2  Item of Discussion - GCINVESTIGATION - PARKING RESTRICTIONS ON BLAKE STREET (WARD 1) That staff in the Development Services Department investigate the feasibility of implementing “No Parking” on the south side of Blake Street between Collier Street and St. Vincent Street and report back to General Committee. (Item for Discussion 8.1, October 18, 2021)   Not available Not available
21-G-240 2  Item of Discussion - GCINVESTIGATION - PARKING RESTRICTIONS ON CUTHBERT STREET (WARD 6) That staff in the Development Services Department investigate the feasibility of implementing “No Parking” on Cuthbert Street between Ferndale Drive South and Porritt Street and report back to General Committee. (Item for Discussion 8.2, October 18, 2021)   Not available Not available
21-G-241 2  Item of Discussion - GCPERFORMING ARTS CENTRE TASK FORCE - FUNDING FOR EXPENDITURES That the Performing Arts Centre Task Force be provided with funding in the amount of $5,000 from the Council Strategic Priorities Account for mileage and promotional expenses. (Item for Discussion 8.3, October 18, 2021)   Not available Not available
21-G-242 2  Presentation - GCPRESENTATION BY CORPORATE ASSET MANAGEMENT REGARDING THE WATER ASSET MANAGEMENT PLAN Kelly Oakley, Manager of Corporate Asset Management provided a presentation concerning the Water Asset Management Plan for the City of Barrie. Ms. Oakley discussed slides concerning the following topics: · The principles of asset management and the City’s pro-active approach for immediate and long-term asset needs; · The objectives and methodology of Asset Management; · An overview of the City’s water assets; · The current level of service to citizens, businesses and stakeholders; · A summary of the current and future funding challenges; · A chart illustrating the total cost of providing water service between 2021 to 2031; and · The next step to advance the Asset Management Plan and bring it in compliance with Ontario Regulation 588/17. Members of General Committee asked a number of questions to City staff and received responses.   Not available Not available
21-G-243 1  Staff Report - GCAPPROVAL OF WATER ASSET MANAGEMENT PLAN That the 2021 Water Asset Management Plan prepared by SLBC Inc., dated September 29, 2021 attached to Staff Report CAM004-21, be approved. (CAM004-21)   Not available Not available