Finance and Economic Development Committee

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Item/File Ext.
declarations of interest
confirmation of minutes
minutes 38 - 5 november, 2013
DraftMinutes38ENdocx
DraftMinutes38FRdocx
confidential minutes 38 - 5 november 2013
communications
response to inquiries
cc 11-13 - business skills program for military personnel
11 - Desroches - Business Skills Program for Military Personnel.docx
world exchange plaza - amendment to development agreement
PrimaryReportdocx
ernst & young llp 2013 audit plan
PrimaryCover Report -Ernst & Young LLP 2013 Audit Plan.docx
Document 1- Ernst & Young LLP 2013 Audit Plan.pdf
city auditor general
office of the auditor general (oag) - 2012 annual report and detailed audit reports
PrimaryOAG - Annual Report.docx
2012 OAG Annual Report.pdf
1 - Audit of Treasury Function.pdf
2 - Corporate Credit card.pdf
3 - 2013 Audit of CSC.pdf
4 - 2012 Construction Supervision.pdf
5 - 2012 OW.pdf
A - 2012 Follow up Audit Vehicles and Mileage.pdf
B - 2012 Follow up Grant Agreement Clauses.pdf
C - 2012 Follow up Nepean Sailing Club.pdf
D - 2012 Follow up Audit of Sugarbush1.pdf
E - 2012 Follow up Audit Revenue.pdf
F - 2012 Follow up Staffing.pdf
G - 2012 Follow up Audit Loan Agreement.pdf
H - 2012 Follow up Canada Day Event.pdf
I - 2012 Follow up Audit Internet.pdf
J - 2012 Follow up Compressed Work Week.pdf
K - 2012 Follow up NSAS.pdf
L - 2012 Follow up Bridge Mnt.pdf
public engagement strategy
PrimaryPublic Engagement Strategy.docx
Public Engagement Report French.docx
Document 1 - Public Engagement Strategy English.docx
Document 1 - Public Engagement Strategy French.docx
Document 2 - Public Engagement Strategy Public Consultation Report Summary English.docx
Document 2 - Public Engagement Strategy Public Consultation Report Summary French.docx
appointments to the wellington west business improvement area board of management
PrimaryAppointments to Wellington West BIA.docx
appointment to the ottawa convention centre board of directors
PrimaryPrimary Report - Appointment to the Ottawa Convention Centre.docx
2014 interim property taxes and due dates
Primary2014 Interim Property Taxes and Due Dates.docx
ByLawdocx
home dialysis grant program
PrimaryHome Dialysis Grant Program Report.docx
revision of grants and contributions policy
PrimaryTransmittal Report: Grants and Contributions Policy.docx
Attachment A: Grants & Contributions Policy.docx
Attachment B: Grants & Contributions Procedures.docx
revision of enhanced risk management policy
PrimaryTransmittal Report - Revision to Enhanced Risk Management Policy.docx
Attachment 1: Enhanced Risk Management Policy.docx
Attachment 2: Appendix A: Governance Model for Enhanced Risk Management.pptx
Attachment 3: Appendix B: Escalation Model for Enhanced Risk Management.pptx
Attachment 4: Appendix C: Terms of reference for Corporate Risk Management Practitioners Committee and Corporate Risk Steering Committee.docx
quarterly performance report to council, q3: july 1 - september 30, 2013
PrimaryTransmittal Report (EN) - Quarterly Performance Report to Council Q3 2013.docx
Transmittal Report (FR) - Quarterly Performance Report to Council Q3 2013.docx
Attachment (EN) - Quarterly performance Report to Council Q3 2013.pdf
Attachment (FR) - Quarterly Performance Report to Council Q3 2013.pdf
economic development strategy implementation plan update and 2014 work plan
PrimaryEconomic Development Strategy Implementation Plan Update and 2014 Work Plan.docx
Document 1 - 2013 Update and Achievements.docx
Document 2 - BIA Mural Grants Pilot Projects - Somerset Street Chinatown.docx
Document 3 - Events Ottawa Annual Report 2013.pdf
Document 4 - City Balanced Scorecard - Revised Performance Measures.docx
Document 5 - Proposed 2014 Work Plan.docx
innovation centre at bayview yards: concept and governance proposal
PrimarySTAFF REPORT.docx
DOCUMENT 1.docx
DOCUMENT 2.docx
DOCUMENT 5 - Board of Directors - Draft Terms of Referenc.docx
DOCUMENT 6.docx
city operations
ottawa lions track and field club - loan repayment
PrimaryLions Loan Repayment.docx
confederation line - delegated authority
PrimaryConfederation Line Delegated Authority.docx
strategic property acquisition - 925 belfast road, 1168589 ontario inc.
PrimaryReportdocx
carp airport - technical amendments to agreements to advance the development of the aerospace business park
PrimaryReportdocx
economic development update - november 2013
PrimaryIPD for November Economic Development Update.docx
Economic Development Update - November 2013.pdf
Le point sure le développement économique - novembre 2013.pdf
additional items
airport parkway pedestrian/cycling bridge update
ACS2013PAIINF0033 Airport Ped Bridge Final dec3.docx
ACS2013PAIINF0033 - Doc 1.pdf
scott street self supporting hydro poles
adjournment

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ITEM: WORLD EXCHANGE PLAZA - AMENDMENT TO DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend Council: 1. Authorize the City Manager to negotiate and execute with the British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC), an amendment to the Development Agreement for the World Exchange Plaza that will: a. clarify and augment the provisions of Article 2.03 of the Development Agreement by setting out the retail component as being the existing 27,749 sq. ft. of leasable area on the ground floor, the existing 343 sq. ft. of area currently dedicated on the ground floor for entertainment purposes in conjunction with the permanent performance stage in the outdoor amphitheatre, and such other retail uses as are permitted under the use provisions of the Mixed-Use Downtown Zone (MD) of the City’s Zoning Bylaw; and b. delete those provisions related to the development aspects of WEP that were fully met with the completion of Phase II in 2001 and will not be applicable to future development of the WEP lands, but not any provisions
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: ERNST & YOUNG LLP 2013 AUDIT PLAN

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
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL (OAG) - 2012 ANNUAL REPORT AND DETAILED AUDIT REPORTS

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend that Council consider and approve the audit recommendations.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT STRATEGY

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend that Council approve the Public Engagement Strategy and implementation timelines attached as Document 1.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)
Motion To: That, when the City conducts public consultations, Members of Council are provided with an electronic copy of the full submissions from the public and not simply a staff summary of the comments received.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: APPOINTMENTS TO THE WELLINGTON WEST 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 Thomas McVeigh to the Wellington West Business Improvement Area Board of Management for the term expiring November 30, 2014.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: APPOINTMENT TO THE OTTAWA CONVENTION CENTRE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: Further to deliberations of the Selection Panel, that the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend Council approve: 1. The appointment of Mona Fortier to the Ottawa Convention Centre Board of Directors, with a term to expire November 30th, 2014; and 2. Re-appoint Bernie Ashe to the Ottawa Convention Centre Board of Directors, with a term to expire November 30th, 2014.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: 2014 INTERIM PROPERTY TAXES AND DUE DATES

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend Council approve: 1. That the 2014 interim property tax billing be set at 50% of the 2013 Adjusted/Annualized Taxes as permitted by legislation; 2. That the following tax due dates be approved for 2014: i. Interim: March 20, 2014 ii. Final: June 19, 2014; and 3. That the penalty and interest percentage charge on overdue and unpaid tax arrears remain at the rate of 1.25% per month (15% per year) unchanged from 2013. 4. Subject to the approval of the above recommendations, that Council enact a by-law, substantially in the form attached as Document 1, to establish the 2014 interim taxes, tax due dates, penalty and interest charges.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: HOME DIALYSIS GRANT PROGRAM

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend that Council approve the continuation of the Home Dialysis Grant Program.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: REVISION OF GRANTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS POLICY

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend Council: 1. Approve the revised Grants and Contributions Policy and Procedures as outlined in this report. 2. Delegate authority for approval of future updates to this policy and procedures to the Director, Corporate Programs and Business Services.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: REVISION OF ENHANCED RISK MANAGEMENT POLICY

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend Council: 1. Approve the revised Enhanced Risk Management Policy and Appendices as outlined in this report. 2. Delegate authority for approval of future updates to this policy and appendices to the Director, Corporate Programs and Business Services.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION PLAN UPDATE AND 2014 WORK PLAN

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend that Council: 1. Receive the update to the 2013 Economic Development Strategy Implementation Plan and associated programs as described in this report and detailed in Document 1; 2. Approve modifications to the performance measures in the City’s Annual Balanced Scorecard for Economic Prosperity, as outlined in Document 4; and, 3. Approve the 2014 Work Program as presented in this report, subject to budget approval, as described in this report and detailed in Document 5.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: INNOVATION CENTRE AT BAYVIEW YARDS: CONCEPT AND GOVERNANCE PROPOSAL

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend that Council: 1. Receive information on the consultations and concept development for an Innovation Centre at Bayview Yards, as outlined in the report and detailed in Document 1 ; 2. Approve the establishment of a new non-profit corporation to oversee the development and operation of the Innovation Centre at Bayview Yards, as described in this report and detailed in Document 5; 3. Approve the initial appointments to the board of directors of the new non-profit corporation and the process for recruiting and selecting future board members, as outlined in this report; and, 4. Direct staff to prepare a lease agreement for the building and associated 0.803 hectare parcel of land located at 7 Bayview Road, as shown in Document 2, to the new non-profit corporation and to report to Committee and Council for approval of the final business case for the Innovation Centre before executing the lease and funding agreements for this project.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: OTTAWA LIONS TRACK AND FIELD CLUB - LOAN REPAYMENT

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend Council approve a loan repayment agreement with the Ottawa Lions Track and Field Club for the repayment to the City of its share of the Terry Fox Athletic Facility track replacement project with the following terms: 1. a reduced interest rate of 3.5% for the loan repayment, and 2. a loan of 16 annual payments, commencing in 2013.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: CONFEDERATION LINE - DELEGATED AUTHORITY

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend Council approve that the authority to make required modifications to the Confederation Line project and component designs be delegated to the Deputy City Manager, Planning and Infrastructure, with the concurrence of the Ward Councillor and the Mayor in accordance with the principles set out in this report.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: STRATEGIC PROPERTY ACQUISITION - 925 BELFAST ROAD, 1168589 ONTARIO INC.

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend Council approve the purchase of real property comprising a 16,267 square foot office/warehouse building situated on 1.50 acres, described as being Part Block “D”, North Side of Belfast Road, Registered Plan 725, known municipally as 925 Belfast Road, City of Ottawa and shown as Parcel 1 on Document “1”, as a strategic acquisition for the City of Ottawa, from 1168589 Ontario Inc. for the consideration of $3,150,000 plus applicable taxes related to the transaction.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: CARP AIRPORT - TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO AGREEMENTS TO ADVANCE THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE AEROSPACE BUSINESS PARK

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommend Council: 1. Approve the technical amendments to the agreements between the City and West Capital Developments as outlined in this report to advance the development of the Aerospace Business Park at the Carp Airport. 2. Delegate authority to the City Manager to finalize and execute on behalf of the City the technical amendments to the Carp Airport agreements as follows: a) Amend the provisions of Article 1.1 of the Option to Repurchase Agreement with West Capital Developments on the basis outlined in this report, to change the terms upon which the City can exercise its irrevocable "three year" option to repurchase the whole of the Carp Airport property; b) Amend the provisions of Article 7.1 to provide the City Manager with the authority, under the circumstances and in accordance with the conditions described in this report, to waive the requirement that site plan approval and/or a building permit be obtained and/or development charge
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM:

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: Pursuant to section 84 (3) of the Procedure By-Law, that the Rules of Procedure be waived to allow Council to consider the following item in order to allow the City to take the steps necessary to restart and finish the Airport Parkway Pedestrian and Cycling Bridge project in a timely manner.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)
Motion To: Pursuant to section 84 (3) of the Procedure By-Law, that the Rules of Procedure be waived to allow Council to consider the following Motion due to the fact that a decision is needed to avoid a delay in the construction related to the Confederation Line LRT project and the next meeting of the Finance and Economic Development Committee is on February 4, 2014.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: ADDITIONAL ITEMS

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: Pursuant to section 84 (3) of the Procedure By-Law, that the Rules of Procedure be waived to allow Council to consider the following item in order to allow the City to take the steps necessary to restart and finish the Airport Parkway Pedestrian and Cycling Bridge project in a timely manner.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)
Motion To: Pursuant to section 84 (3) of the Procedure By-Law, that the Rules of Procedure be waived to allow Council to consider the following Motion due to the fact that a decision is needed to avoid a delay in the construction related to the Confederation Line LRT project and the next meeting of the Finance and Economic Development Committee is on February 4, 2014.
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: AIRPORT PARKWAY PEDESTRIAN/CYCLING BRIDGE UPDATE

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Finance and Economic Development Committee recommends that Council: 1) Receive the update on the “Airport Parkway Pedestrian/Cycling Bridge,” including the results of Delcan’s review and the recommended option for completing Airport Parkway Pedestrian/Cycling Connection, and the status of the Third Party Independent Review, as outlined in this report. 2) Approve additional funding in the amount of $4.65M to complete the Airport Parkway Pedestrian/ Cycling Connection (Hunt Club at South Keys) project as described in this report; and 3) Direct the City Clerk and Solicitor to pursue legal action to seek to recover the past, present and future costs and damages incurred by the City with respect to the Airport Parkway Pedestrian/ Cycling Bridge including, but not limited to, those related to any delays, claims, design, design review changes, construction modifications, breach of contract and negligence as against Genivar and any other party or parties liable for such costs and damages
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R. Chiarelli
B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

ITEM: SCOTT STREET SELF SUPPORTING HYDRO POLES

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: WHEREAS the Scott Street Community Design Plan (CDP) and Secondary Plan will be considered by Planning Committee on December 10th, 2013; AND WHEREAS the draft Scott Street Community Design Plan (CDP) recognizes that Scott Street is a major transportation corridor of city-wide importance and the draft 2013 Transportation Master Plan identifies it as part of the Vanier to Westboro bikeway; AND WHEREAS Scott Street is an important connection for pedestrians and cyclists between Tunney’s Pasture Transit Station and Bayview Station that will be even more important once the Confederation Line is operational; AND WHEREAS the Scott Street CDP created a vision for the future design of Scott Street to a complete street following construction of the Confederation Line; AND WHEREAS the Scott Street District is expected to experience considerable growth in population and jobs as detailed in the Scott Street CDP and the Federal Government’s Tunney’s Pasture Master Plan; AND WHEREAS future design of Sco
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B. Monette
K. Egli
D. Deans
D. Thompson
A. Hubley
J. Watson
P. Hume
M. McRae
M. Taylor (a)
P. Clark (a)

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