Finance and Economic Development Committee

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Item/File Ext.
minutes 40 - february 4, 2014
draftMinutes40ENdoc
draftMinutes40FRdoc
ottawa community lands development corporation's request to participate in planning and redevelopment for the kanata west lands and future disposal of certain city owned lands
01 - ACS2014-PAI-REP-0006-_OCLDC.docx
airport parkway pedestrian/cycling bridge project: third-party independent review
Report - Airport Parkway Report - EN.docx
Report - Airport Parkway Report - French.docx
Document 1.docx
Document 1 - French.docx
Appendix A.pdf
Appendix C.pdf
Appendix D.pdf
Appendix E.pdf
Appendix A - French
Appendix D - French
Appendix E - French
city auditor general
office of the auditor general (oag) - 2014 work plan
Report - ASC Workplan.docx
draft Minute Extract - ASC 2014 Work Plan.docx
appointment to the bank street business improvement area board of management
Report - Appointment to the Bank Street BIA.docx
appointment to the glebe business improvement area board of management
Report - Appointment to the Glebe BIA.docx
elections 2014 - advance vote dates and times
Report - Advanced Voting Days.docx
general accounts - write-offs 2013
Report - General Accounts Write-Offs 2013.docx
repayment and extension agreements executed in 2013
Report - Repayment and Extension Agreements Executed in 2013.docx
2013 statement of remuneration, benefits & expenses paid to members of council and council appointees
Report - 2013 Statement of Remuneration to Council
conservation authorities - 2014 levies
Report - 2014 Conservation Authorities.docx
Document 1.xlsx
2014 budgets and special levies for business improvement areas and sparks street mall authority
Report - 2014 BIA Budgets.docx
Document 1 - 2014 Summary of BIA and Mall Authority Budgets
disposition of 2013 tax and rate supported operating surplus/ deficit
Report - Disposition of 2013 Tax and Rate Supported Operating Surplus/Deficit.docx
Document 1 - 2013 Operating Results Summary.pdf
Document 2 - Variance Analysis - 2013 Operating Results.pdf
Document 3 – 2014 Continuity of Reserves and Reserve Funds.pdf
Document 4 - Budget Adjustments under Delegated Authority.pdf
Document 5 - Inter & Intra-departmental Budget Adjustments & Transfer.pdf
municipal capital facilities designation and agreement - 255 mackay street
Report - Municipal Capital Facilities Designation and Agreement - 255 MacKay Street.docx
Document 1 - Municipal Capital Facilities Agreement.docx
Document 2 - Municipal Capital Facilities By-law.docx
approval of orl'ans cip grant application submitted by 6573339 canada inc. for grant for 373 vantage drive
English staff report.docx
French staff report.docx
Document 1 - Application submitted by 6573339 Canada Inc,.docx
Document 2 - Site and Location Plan.docx
Document 5 - Orleans CIP Grant Amount Calculations for 373 Vantage Drive.docx
Possibly related devapp: D07-12-12-0183
municipal capital facilities and contribution agreements - city view centre for child & family services
Staff Report.docx
Document 1 - Contribution Agreement.docx
Document 2 - Related By-Law.docx
delegation of authority - acquisition, disposal and lease of real property - 1 july to 31 december 2013
Staff Report.docx
councillor j. harder
ottawa christian school association
Ottawa Christian School Association.docx
economic development update - february 2014
IPD for February Economic Development Update.docm
EN - Economic Development Update - February.pdf
FR - Economic Development Update - February.pdf
other business

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ITEM: Minutes 40 - February 4, 2014

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Minutes 40 of the FEDC meeting of February 4, 2014 be confirmed.
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae

ITEM: OTTAWA COMMUNITY LANDS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION'S REQUEST TO PARTICIPATE IN PLANNING AND REDEVELOPMENT FOR THE KANATA WEST LANDS AND FUTURE DISPOSAL OF CERTAIN CITY OWNED LANDS

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: WHEREAS staff is recommending that the property known as 3071 Riverside Drive be declared surplus to City requirements and transferred to the Ottawa Community Lands Development Corporation for disposal; and WHEREAS the City of Ottawa is the sole shareholder of the Ottawa Community Lands Development Corporation; and WHEREAS staff crafted a draft redevelopment concept plan that reflected community input received at the Community Visioning Workshop held on May 19, 2009 and a Public Open House held on September 10, 2009; and WHEREAS City Council approved the draft concept plan on December 9, 2009 (ACS2009-CMR-REP-0053), which contained the following principles: · Low-density residential uses (one to two storey single detached, semi-detached and townhouses) in pockets abutting existing development in the north and south ends of the site and, medium-density residential uses (three to six storey townhouses, stacked units, and mid-rise condominium apartment dwellings), and/or institutional use (e.g. r
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
Motion To: WHEREAS staff is recommending that the property known as 1770 Heatherington Road be declared surplus to City requirements and transferred to the Ottawa Community Lands Development Corporation for disposal; and WHEREAS the City of Ottawa is the sole shareholder of the Ottawa Community Lands Development Corporation; and WHEREAS the Ottawa Community Lands Development Corporation’s mandate requires due consideration be given to social, environmental, cultural and financial considerations; and WHEREAS the community adjacent to 1770 Heatherington Road has not yet had the opportunity to be consulted regarding the future development of this site in the same manner as other similar properties, including Qualicum (25 Esquimault Ave.), Maki House (19 Leeming) and the former Bayview School (3071 Riverside); THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that staff be directed to undertake a comprehensive community consultation exercise in a similar manner to what was done for Qualicum (25 Esquimault Ave.), Maki House (19 Leem
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
Motion To: That the item be amended as per the previous motions.
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae

ITEM: AIRPORT PARKWAY PEDESTRIAN/CYCLING BRIDGE PROJECT: THIRD-PARTY INDEPENDENT REVIEW

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the meeting of the Finance and Economic Development Committee move in camera to consider personnel matters related to the Airport Parkway Pedestrian/Cycling Bridge Third Party Independent Review, pursuant to section 13(1) of the Procedure By-Law for the reasons set ou below: b) Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including staff; d) Labour relations or employee negotiations; e) Litigation or potential litigation affecting the City, including matters before administrative tribunals; f) The receiving of advice that is subjuect to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
D. Deans
M. Taylor
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee receive this report for information.
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae

ITEM: OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL (OAG) - 2014 WORK PLAN

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: WHEREAS the Third-Party Independent Review of the Airport Parkway Pedestrian/Cycling Bridge makes specific recommendations in 9 areas to improve the City’s processes and procedures with respect to infrastructure construction; and WHEREAS the City’s senior management has agreed to implement all of the recommendations included in the Third-Party Review; and WHEREAS Council, under Section 224 (d) and (d.1) of the Municipal Act, 2001, has a duty “to ensure that administrative policies, practices and procedures and controllership policies, practices and procedures are in place to implement the decisions of Council;” and “to ensure the accountability and transparency of the operations of the municipality, including the activities of the senior management of the municipality”; and WHEREAS the City of Ottawa has a statutory Auditor General who, in accordance with Section 223.19 of the Municipal Act, 2001, “reports to council and is responsible for assisting the council in holding itself a
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend Council approve the Office of the Auditor General’s 2014 Work Plan.
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae

ITEM: APPOINTMENT TO THE BANK STREET BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA BOARD OF MANAGEMENT

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend Council approve the appointment of Rima Zabian to the Bank Street Business Improvement Area Board of Management for the term expiring November 30, 2014
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae

ITEM: APPOINTMENT TO THE GLEBE BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA BOARD OF MANAGEMENT

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend Council approve the appointment of Kecia Podetz, Eric Kunstadt and Melissa Somers to the Glebe Business Improvement Area Board of Management for the term expiring November 30, 2014.
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae

ITEM: ELECTIONS 2014 - ADVANCE VOTE DATES AND TIMES

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend that Council approve: 1. The following dates and hours of operation for “traditional” advance voting in the 2014 municipal elections: • Thursday, October 9, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and• Saturday, October 18, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 2. The following dates and hours of operation for new “special” advance voting in the 2014 municipal elections: • Wednesday, October 1, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.;• Thursday, October 2, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and• Friday, October 3, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 3. Direct staff to place the implementing by-law for all approved advance vote dates and times for three readings on a future Council agenda.
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae

ITEM: GENERAL ACCOUNTS - WRITE-OFFS 2013

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee receive this report on the 2013 general accounts written off of $175,757 as required by Schedule A, section 24 and 26 of the Delegation of Authority By-law 2013-71 for information.
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae

ITEM: REPAYMENT AND EXTENSION AGREEMENTS EXECUTED IN 2013

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee receive this report on the 2013 Repayment and Extension Agreements executed as required by Schedule A, section 17 and 25 of the Delegation of Authority By-law No. 2013-71 for information.
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae

ITEM: 2013 STATEMENT OF REMUNERATION, BENEFITS & EXPENSES PAID TO MEMBERS OF COUNCIL AND COUNCIL APPOINTEES

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee and Council receive this report for information.
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae

ITEM: CONSERVATION AUTHORITIES - 2014 LEVIES

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend Council approve the 2014 levies for the Rideau Valley, South Nation and Mississippi Valley Conservation Authorities as presented in Document 1, which includes an increase for the flood control on the Rideau River and which results in an approximate $1 tax increase for a home assessed at the average value.
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae

ITEM: 2014 BUDGETS AND SPECIAL LEVIES FOR BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREAS AND SPARKS STREET MALL AUTHORITY

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend that Council approve the 2014 budgets and special levies, as presented in Document 1, for the following: 1. Bank Street BIA Barrhaven BIA Bells Corners BIA ByWard Market BIA Carp BIA Carp Road Corridor BIA Glebe BIA Kanata North Business Park BIA Manotick BIA Orleans BIA Preston BIA Rideau BIA Sparks Street BIA Sparks Street Mall Authority Somerset Village BIA Somerset Chinatown BIA Vanier BIA Wellington West BIA Westboro BIA; and 2. That Council enact the BIA levy by-laws and the Sparks Street Mall Authority by-law for the BIAs and mall authority listed in Recommendation 1 once the 2014 tax ratios are approved by Council.
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae

ITEM: DISPOSITION OF 2013 TAX AND RATE SUPPORTED OPERATING SURPLUS/ DEFICIT

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend Council approve: 1. That the $0.281 million year-end surplus in the Committee of Adjustment budget be re-provided in 2014 to implement and partner with the City’s Enterprise Permit and Licensing initiative; and 2. That $0.500 million of the 2013 year-end contribution to the Tax Stabilization Reserve be allocated to the Environmental Lands Acquisition Reserve Fund; and 3. That the deficit of $1.265 million in Police Services be funded from the City Wide Capital Reserve Fund; and 4. That $7.648 million be transferred from the Water Capital Reserve to fully fund the Water Services program for 2013; and 5. That $5.826 million be transferred from the Sewer Capital Reserve to fully fund the Wastewater Services program for 2013.
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae

ITEM: MUNICIPAL CAPITAL FACILITIES DESIGNATION AND AGREEMENT - 255 MACKAY STREET

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the(se) item(s) be Carried on consent.
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae

ITEM: APPROVAL OF ORL'ANS CIP GRANT APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY 6573339 CANADA INC. FOR GRANT FOR 373 VANTAGE DRIVE

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend Council: 1. Approve the Orléans Community Improvement Grant Application submitted by 6573339 Canada Inc., carrying on business as Vantage Management Group, owner of the property at 373 Vantage Drive, for a Community Improvement Grant not to exceed $693,000 over a maximum of 10 years, subject to the establishment of, and in accordance with the terms and conditions of a Community Improvement Grant); and 2. Delegate authority to the Director of Economic Development and Innovation to execute an Orléans Community Improvement Plan Grant Agreement with 6573339 Canada Inc., establishing the terms and conditions governing the payment of a Community Improvement Grant for the redevelopment of 373 Vantage Drive, to the satisfaction of the City Manager, the City Clerk and Solicitor and the City Treasurer.
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
A. Hubley

ITEM: MUNICIPAL CAPITAL FACILITIES AND CONTRIBUTION AGREEMENTS - CITY VIEW CENTRE FOR CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend Council: 1. Pursuant to Section 107 and Section 110 of the Municipal Act, 2001, the City of Ottawa enter into a Municipal Capital Facility and Contribution Agreement with City View Centre for Child & Family Services as provided in Document 1, in relation to the portion of the premises to be utilized for the provision of social and health services from an Ontario Early Years Centre, where the term of said Agreement is from the date of approval by Council until it ceases to operate and provide the said services under the provisions of the Municipal Capital Facility and Contribution Agreement at 1099 Longfields Drive; 2. A by-law of the City of Ottawa, as provided in Document 2, be enacted to designate the portion of the premises, being occupied for the Ontario Early Years Centre, to be 23% exempt from commercial taxation (as per the property’s current classification) for municipal and school purposes, as permitted under Section 1
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae

ITEM: DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY - ACQUISITION, DISPOSAL AND LEASE OF REAL PROPERTY - 1 JULY TO 31 DECEMBER 2013

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee receive this report for information.
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae

ITEM: OTTAWA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL ASSOCIATION

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend Council approve a one-time grant to the Ottawa Christian School Association of $44,886.37 from the Provision for Unforeseen and One Time Expenditures account to pay outstanding property tax, penalty and interest on their property at 255 Tartan Drive, which effectively brings the property to the farm tax class for the years 2005 to 2010.
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R. Chiarelli
M. Taylor
B. Monette
P. Clark
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae

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