Finance and Economic Development Committee

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Item/File Ext.
minutes 7 - september 1, 2015
ENdoc
FRdoc
fed 02-15 - phase 1 lrt - independent assessment
Communications - Inquiry FED 02-15 (Deans) - Phase 1 LRT.docx
french language services advisory committee 2015 - 2018 work plan
Report (EN) - FLSAC 2015-2018 Work Plan.docx
Report (FR) - CCSF plan de travail 2015-2018.docx
Document 1 - FLSAC Work Plan (EN).docx
Document 1 - FLSAC Work Plan (FR).docx
Document 2 - FLSAC Terms of Reference (EN).doc
Document 2 - CCSF Cadre de référence (FR).doc
proposed 2016 budget timeline and 2016-2018 budget directions
Report (EN) - 2016 Budget Directions / Timetable.docx
Report (FR) - 2016 Budget Directions / Timetable.docx
AMENDED Document 1 EN - Timetable.docx
AMENDED Document 1 FR - Timetable.docx
bank loan authorization agreement by-law
Report - Bank loan by-Law.docx
Document 1.pdf
enactment of by-laws (one by-law)
enactment of confirmation by-law
bank street business improvement area boundary adjustment
Report - Bank Street BIA Proposed Expansion.docx
Document 1 - Map of boundary expansion.pdf
Document 2 - Letter from Bank Street BIA Board.pdf
Document 3 - Sample notice to property owners.docx
downtown rideau business improvement area boundary adjustment
Report - Downtown Rideau BIA Expansion.docx
Document 1.pdf
Document 2.pdf
Document 3.docx
inclusion of national partners in ottawa 2017 visibility
Report - Inclusion of national partners in Ottawa 2017 visibility.docx
brownfield redevelopment community improvement plan update and amendments
Report - Brownfield Redevelopment.docx
lease assignment - 200 island lodge road - porter island facility inc.
Report - Porter Island Facility.docx
application for approval to expropriate lands - combined sewage storage tunnel
Report - Expropriate Landsdocx
Document 1 - Draft By-law.docx
economic development update - september 2015
IPD A - Economic Development Update September 2015 IPD.docx
Document 1 - Economic Development Update - September 2015 (EN).pdf
Document 2 - Economic Development Update - September 2015 (FR).pdf
2014 charitable and vacancy rebates annual report
IPD B - 2014 Charitable and Vacancy Rebates Annual Report.docx
adjournment

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ITEM: Minutes 7 - September 1, 2015

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To:
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S. Moffatt
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
K. Egli
D. Deans
J. Watson
S. Blais (a)
A. Hubley (a)

ITEM: FED 02-15 - Phase 1 LRT - Independent Assessment

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To:
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E. El-Chantiry
B. Monette
A. Hubley
S. Moffatt (a)
D. Chernushenko (a)
S. Blais (a)
M. Taylor (a)
J. Harder (a)
K. Egli (a)
D. Deans (a)
J. Watson (a)

ITEM: FRENCH LANGUAGE SERVICES ADVISORY COMMITTEE 2015 - 2018 WORK PLAN

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To:
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S. Moffatt
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
K. Egli
D. Deans
A. Hubley
J. Watson
S. Blais (a)

ITEM: PROPOSED 2016 BUDGET TIMELINE AND 2016-2018 BUDGET DIRECTIONS

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: WHEREAS the report on the Proposed 2016 Budget Timeline and 2016-2018 Budget Directions included a Proposed 2016 Budget Timetable in Document 1; and WHEREAS there were errors in the dates listed for the Tabling of Draft Budget with Council, and for the consideration of the budget for the Ottawa Public Library Board and the Public Health Board; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the following dates in Document 1 be amended as follows: • In part 2, Tabling of Draft Budget with Council – November 12 Thursday • In part 4, Ottawa Public Library Board - December 1 Tuesday • In part 4, Public Health Board – December 7 Monday • In part 4, Audit Committee – November 26 Thursday
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S. Moffatt
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
K. Egli
D. Deans
A. Hubley
J. Watson
S. Blais (a)
Motion To: That the City Manager work with the Office of the City Treasurer to develop a proposal to establish a corporate budget or ‘challenge’ function, to be funded within existing resources, that will: • Provide an effective and formal ‘early-warning’ system to identify any significant variances developing between departmental spending and/or revenue budgets and their monthly actuals to allow for early course corrections if necessary; • Oversee regular reviews of administrative spending and identify cross-departmental synergies and/or options for administrative efficiencies; • Review the departmental plans to achieve their corporate expenditure reduction and efficiency targets, and provide a challenge function for those submissions as well as annual budget submissions; and • Develop a reporting mechanism for the Council that indicates where and when a course correction or efficiency opportunity was suggested and the actions taken or required. And bring this report to the December F
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ITEM: BANK LOAN AUTHORIZATION AGREEMENT BY-LAW

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To:
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S. Moffatt
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
K. Egli
D. Deans
J. Watson
S. Blais (a)
A. Hubley (a)

ITEM: ENACTMENT OF BY-LAWS (ONE BY-LAW)

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the following by-laws of the City of Ottawa be given three readings and enacted by the Finance and Economic Development Committee in accordance with its delegated authority: Bylaw Three Readings By-Law No. 2015-287 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to authorize the borrowing of monies and a bank loan in the principal amount of $6,000,000.00 towards the cost of certain capital works of the City of Ottawa.
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S. Moffatt
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
K. Egli
D. Deans
J. Watson
S. Blais (a)
A. Hubley (a)

ITEM: ENACTMENT OF CONFIRMATION BY-LAW

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the following by-laws of the City of Ottawa be given three readings and enacted by the Finance and Economic Development Committee in accordance with its delegated authority: Bylaws Three Readings By-Law No. 2015-288 A by-law of the City of Ottawa to confirm proceedings of the Finance and Economic Development Committee, a Committee of the Council of the City of Ottawa at its meeting held on October 6, 2015.
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S. Moffatt
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
K. Egli
D. Deans
J. Watson
S. Blais (a)
A. Hubley (a)

ITEM: BANK STREET BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To:
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S. Moffatt
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
K. Egli
D. Deans
J. Watson
S. Blais (a)
A. Hubley (a)

ITEM: DOWNTOWN RIDEAU BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: Moved by / Motion de: Councillor El-Chantiry WHEREAS the Economic Development and Innovation Department has been undertaking a review of the Downtown Rideau BIA boundaries following a request from this BIA Board to consider a boundary adjustment; AND WHEREAS City staff have been consulting with Downtown Rideau BIA Board to finalize the proposed boundary maps and the properties to be included; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Downtown Rideau Business Improvement Area Boundary Adjustment Report be referred back to the Economic Development and Innovation Department for further review and consultation with the Downtown Rideau BIA Board.
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S. Moffatt
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
K. Egli
D. Deans
J. Watson
S. Blais (a)
A. Hubley (a)

ITEM: INCLUSION OF NATIONAL PARTNERS IN OTTAWA 2017 VISIBILITY

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To:
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S. Moffatt
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
K. Egli
D. Deans
J. Watson
S. Blais (a)
A. Hubley (a)

ITEM: BROWNFIELD REDEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT PLAN UPDATE AND AMENDMENTS

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: Whereas the report on Brownfield Redevelopment Community Improvement Plan Update and Amendments proposes modifications to the Brownfields program; and Whereas the proposed grandparenting provisions apply where formal brownfield consultation has taken place before on or before September 29, 2015; and Whereas it is appropriate to extend the date for grandparenting for instances where complete applications are made to the day prior to the proposed adoption of the revisions to the Brownfields Policy; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Recommendation 1 be deleted and replaced with the following: 1. That in respect of future applications where formal Brownfield pre-consultation has taken place on an application on or before September 29, 2015 or in stream applications deemed complete on or before October 13, 2015, such be considered on the basis of the Brownfields Policy in place on October 13, 2015.
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S. Moffatt
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
K. Egli
D. Deans
J. Watson
S. Blais (a)
A. Hubley (a)

ITEM: LEASE ASSIGNMENT - 200 ISLAND LODGE ROAD - PORTER ISLAND FACILITY INC.

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To:
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S. Moffatt
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
K. Egli
D. Deans
A. Hubley
J. Watson
S. Blais (a)

ITEM: APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL TO EXPROPRIATE LANDS - COMBINED SEWAGE STORAGE TUNNEL

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To:
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S. Moffatt
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
K. Egli
D. Deans
A. Hubley
J. Watson
S. Blais (a)

ITEM: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT UPDATE - SEPTEMBER 2015

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To:
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S. Moffatt
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
K. Egli
D. Deans
A. Hubley
J. Watson
S. Blais (a)

ITEM: 2014 CHARITABLE AND VACANCY REBATES ANNUAL REPORT

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: Moved by / Motion de: Councillor M. Taylor BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Finance and Economic Development Committee approve the addition of this item for consideration by the committee at today’s meeting, pursuant to Subsection 89.(3) of the Procedure By-law (being by-law no. 2014-441) due to the need to consider the following motion by October 31st, 2015: WHEREAS the City is required to have a Vacancy Rebate Program, as defined under Section 364 of the Municipal Act, 2001 and Ontario Regulation 325/01, which allows for property tax relief to be granted to eligible business properties owners when vacant for a minimum of 90 consecutive days; and WHEREAS on August 10th, 2015, City Council received a letter, dated July 10th, 2015, attached as “Schedule A” from Haldimand County requesting that the Minister of Finance and Minister of Municipal Affairs “review this legislation from a public policy perspective to ensure that businesses are not eligible for a reduced property tax burden if the claime
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S. Moffatt
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
K. Egli
D. Deans
A. Hubley
J. Watson
S. Blais (a)

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David Chernushenko david.chernushenko@ottawa.ca 613-580-2487
Diane Deans diane.deans@ottawa.ca 613-580-2480
Keith Egli keith.egli@ottawa.ca 613-580-2479
Eli El-Chantiry eli.el-chantiry@ottawa.ca 613-580-2475
Jan Harder jan.harder@ottawa.ca 613-580-2473
Allan Hubley allan.hubley@ottawa.ca 613-580-2752
Scott Moffatt scott.moffatt@ottawa.ca 613-580-2491
Bob Monette bob.monette@ottawa.ca 613-580-2471
Mark Taylor mark.taylor@ottawa.ca 613-580-2477