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Meeting Name: General Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/29/2021 7:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chambers/Virtual Meeting
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21-G-272 2  Committee Report - GCREPORT OF THE FINANCE AND CORPORATE SERVICES COMMITTEE DATED NOVEMBER 16, 2021 The Report of the Finance and Corporate Services Committee dated November 16, 2021 was received.   Not available Not available
21-G-273 2  RecommendationSMALL BUSINESS PROPERTY TAX SUBCLASS That the Report to the Finance and Corporate Services Committee dated November 16, 2021 concerning the Small Business Property Tax Subclass, be received for information purposes.   Not available Not available
21-G-274 2  RecommendationCOUNTY OF SIMCOE CAPITAL CONTRIBUTIONS That the Report to the Finance and Corporate Services Committee dated November 16, 2021 concerning the County of Simcoe Capital Contributions, be received for information purposes.   Not available Not available
21-G-275 2  Committee Report - GCREPORT OF THE CITY BUILDING COMMITTEE DATED NOVEMBER 23, 2021 The Report of the City Building Committee dated November 23, 2021 was received.   Not available Not available
21-G-276 1  RecommendationRESTORATION AND DONATION OF HISTORIC TRAIN ENGINE 1531 That in response to motion 21-G-218 requiring staff to consult with the Heritage Barrie Committee on costs associated with relocating Engine 1531 to the Allandale Station area, the Heritage Barrie Committee recommends that the following original recommendation in Staff Report ECD004-21, Restoration and Donation of Historic Train Engine 1531, be approved: “1. That subject to the approval of the County of Simcoe, staff in the Economic and Creative Development Department be authorized to negotiate an agreement with the Simcoe County Museum for donation of Engine 1531, its tender box and its caboose (referred to as Engine 1531) that identifies the donation, to be included as part of the Museum’s larger exhibit regarding local railway heritage, with an emphasis on City of Barrie and the Allandale Station, subject to terms and conditions to the satisfaction of the Director of Economic and Creative Development and in a form to the satisfaction of the Director of Legal Services. 2. That the City Clerk be authorized to execut   Not available Not available
21-G-277 1  RecommendationMUNICIPAL HERITAGE REGISTER - 123 TORONTO STREET, 50 WILLIAM STREET, 90, 97 AND 105 CUMBERLAND STREET That the properties known municipally as the following be added to the Municipal Heritage Register as listed properties: a) 123 Toronto Street; b) 50 William Street; c) 90 Cumberland Street; d) 97 Cumberland Street; and e) 105 Cumberland Street.   Not available Not available
21-G-278 1  Staff Report - GCSTATUS UPDATE CONCERNING CONSULTATION WITH INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES 1. That Staff Report CCS006-21 regarding a Status Update concerning Consultation with Indigenous Communities, be received. 2. That $40,000 be included in the base budget of the Chief Administrative Officer, for costs related to: a) Ongoing Indigenous cultural competency and safety training for staff and Council; b) Expenditures associated with ongoing collaboration with the Indigenous communities related to community events, City projects and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action including the preparation of surveys, analysis of results as well as hosting of workshops; and c) As an allocation for awareness and recognition projects/initiatives resulting from the above collaboration, examples of which could include but may not be limited to: i) A more permanent means of acknowledging and recognizing the memorial of shoes at the Spirit Catcher given the deterioration due to weather; and ii) Enhancements to the area that has recently been used for a Sacred Fire to improve the safety of and acc   Not available Not available
21-G-279 1  Staff Report - GC2022 BUSINESS PLAN - BARRIE POLICE SERVICES BOARD 1. That the 2022 budget request from the Barrie Police Services Board presented on page 23 of the 2022 Business Plan, with a gross tax supported municipal funding requirement of $58.9 million, be approved. 2. That $529,000 of Safe Restart Funding be used to offset increased expenses and decreased revenue for the Barrie Police Service in 2021 related to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19. (EMT005-21) (File: F05) Councillor, G. Harvey declared that to remain in compliance with his statutory obligations under Section 17(3) of the Police Services Act he was unable to participate in the discussions or vote on the foregoing matter. He remained in the Council Chambers. Councillor N. Harris stated that that in consultation with the Integrity Commissioner regarding her Code obligations, including those that arise under the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act. Although, Councillor, N. Harris did not have a pecuniary interest in the matter that required her to abstain from voting on this matter, in accordance with her obligations unde   Not available Not available
21-G-280 2  Staff Report - GC2022 BUSINESS PLAN Operating Budget Approvals: 1. That the 2022 tax-supported base operating budget for municipal operations, with total gross expenditures of $392.4 million and a net property Tax Levy requirement of $268.1 million, be approved with the following amendments to reflect changes since the 2022 Business Plan’s publication on November 8, 2021: a) That $65,000 be added to the 2022 budget for the completion of phase 1 of the Wayfinding Master Plan project with offsetting funding from the Tourism Reserve; b) That $15,000 be added to the 2022 budget for the Operations Department to cover costs of potential graffiti removal and winter maintenance for the Heart Barrie sign as per motion 21-G-166; c) That $606,000 be added to the 2022 budget for increased insurance expense; d) That the contribution to the Community Improvement Plan (CIP) be decreased by $600,000 resulting in a decrease in the contribution from the Reinvestment Reserve of $400,000 and a reduction of $200,000 to the Tax Levy; e) That the Tax Levy be reduced by $168,000 to address adjustments requi   Not available Not available