Environment Committee

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Item/File Ext.
declarations of interest
confirmation of minutes
minutes 1, of the environment committee meeting of tuesday, 17 february 2015
Draft Minutes 1 - EN.doc
Draft Minutes 1 - FR.doc
status update - environment committee inquiries and motions for the period ending 14 april 2015
Report - Status Update - Environment Committee Inquiries and Motions to 14 April 2015.docx
Document 1 - EC Outstanding Inquiries.docx
Document 2 - EC Outstanding Motions & Directions.docx
general accounts - water write-offs and repayment agreements executed in 2014
Report - General Accounts - Water Write-offs 2014.docx
semi-annual performance report to council q2 2014 and q3 2014
Report (EN) - Semi-Annual Performance Report to Council Q2 and Q3 2014.docx
Doc 1 - Semi-Annual Performance Report (EN).pdf
Report (FR) - Semi-Annual Performance Report to Council Q2 and Q3 2014.docx
Doc 1 - Semi-Annual Performance Report (FR).pdf
staff comments on the environmental assessment of the proposed capital region resource recovery centre
Report - CRRRC EA Report (EN).docx
Doc 1 - CRRRC Staff Comments ToR 2012 (EN).pdf
Doc 2 - Letter to MOE and Climate Change (EN).pdf
Doc 3 - Draft Staff Comments CRRRC EA (EN).pdf
Doc 4 - Ottawas Waste Diversion Targets (EN).pdf
Report - CRRRC EA Report (FR).docx
Doc 1 - CRRRC Staff Comments ToR 2012 (FR).pdf
Doc 2 - Letter to MOE and Climate (FR).pdf
Doc 3 - Draft Staff Comments CRRRC EA (FR).pdf
Doc 4 - Ottawas Waste Diversion Targets (FR).pdf
green building policy - 2014 status report
Report - 2014 Status Update - Green Building Policy.docx
municipal drinking water systems - 2014 summary reports
IPD - Municipal Drinking Water Systems 2014 Summary Reports (EN).docx
IPD - Doc 1 (EN).pdf
IPD - Municipal Drinking Water Systems 2014 Summary Reports (FR).docx
IPD - Doc 1 (FR).pdf

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ITEM: Minutes 1, of the Environment Committee meeting of Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To:
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S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
J. Cloutier
R. Brockington
J. Mitic
J. Leiper
C. McKenney
M. Qaqish

ITEM: STATUS UPDATE - ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE INQUIRIES AND MOTIONS FOR THE PERIOD ENDING 14 APRIL 2015

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the committee RECEIVE the item for information
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S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
J. Cloutier
R. Brockington
J. Mitic
J. Leiper
C. McKenney
M. Qaqish

ITEM: GENERAL ACCOUNTS - WATER WRITE-OFFS AND REPAYMENT AGREEMENTS EXECUTED IN 2014

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the committee RECEIVE the item for information
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S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
J. Cloutier
R. Brockington
J. Mitic
J. Leiper
C. McKenney
M. Qaqish

ITEM: SEMI-ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REPORT TO COUNCIL Q2 2014 AND Q3 2014

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the committee RECEIVE the item for information
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S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
J. Cloutier
R. Brockington
J. Mitic
J. Leiper
C. McKenney
M. Qaqish

ITEM: STAFF COMMENTS ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF THE PROPOSED CAPITAL REGION RESOURCE RECOVERY CENTRE

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: Que le Comité de l’environnement recommande au Conseil d’approuver l’ébauche de commentaires contenus dans le document 3, et qu’il demande au personnel de transmettre les commentaires approuvés au ministère de l’Environnement et de l’Action en matière de changement climatique (MEACC) et à Taggart Miller Environmental Services. That Environment Committee recommends that Council approve the draft comments contained in Document 3, and direct staff to forward the approved comments to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change and Taggart Miller Environmental Services.
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S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
J. Cloutier
R. Brockington
J. Mitic
J. Leiper
C. McKenney
M. Qaqish
Motion To: Que le Comité de l’environnement recommande au Conseil d’approuver l’ébauche de commentaires contenus dans le document 3, et qu’il demande au personnel de transmettre les commentaires approuvés au ministère de l’Environnement et de l’Action en matière de changement climatique (MEACC) et à Taggart Miller Environmental Services. That Environment Committee recommends that Council approve the draft comments contained in Document 3, and direct staff to forward the approved comments to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change and Taggart Miller Environmental Services.
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S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
J. Cloutier
R. Brockington
J. Mitic
J. Leiper
C. McKenney
M. Qaqish
Motion To: Re: Requirement for a Public Liaison CommitteeMoved by / Motion de: Seconded by / Appuyée par: WHEREAS should the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) approve the Capital Region Resource Recovery Centre Environmental Assessment, there may be significant impacts to the local community; AND WHEREAS the local community has the right to understand any impacts from the operations and how they are proposed to be mitigated or resolvedl;AND WHEREAS a Public Liaison Committee is a good forum for distributing information to the local residents and Councillors and resolving conflicts;THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council:1. Require that Taggart Miller initiate a Public Liaison Committee (PLC).2. Require Taggart Miller to invite the two East-end Councillors (Cumberland and Osgoode) to participate on the PLC. 3. That city staff and the MOECC be invited to attend all PLC meetings. 4. That Taggart Miller advertise in the local community papers and through the East-end Councill
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S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
J. Cloutier
R. Brockington
J. Mitic
J. Leiper
C. McKenney
M. Qaqish
Motion To: Re: The Capital Region Recovery and Resource Centre Leachate HandlingMoved by / Motion de: Seconded by / Appuyée par: WHEREAS the Capital Region Resource Recovery Centre (CRRRC) Environmental Assessment is a technical document speaking primarily to environmental implications of the CRRRC on the site; AND WHEREAS trucking leachate over large distances causes other environmental concerns;AND WHEREAS the City of Ottawa is examining onsite leachate treatment for the Trail Road land fill;AND WHEREAS ROPEC is not currently capable of receiving more than 6 trucks per day between between 8 am and 3:30 pm from the CRRRC at its truck receiving facility;THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council:1. Request that, should the Ontario Minister of the Environment and Climate Change approve the proposed CRRRC, the daily maximum volume of leachate allowed to be trucked to ROPEC from this site be limited to 180,000 litres (equivalent of 6 trucks) per day, five days per week, pending either:a. determination of a
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S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
J. Cloutier
R. Brockington
J. Mitic
J. Leiper
M. Qaqish
C. McKenney (a)
Motion To: That the item be amended as per the previous motion(s).
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S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
J. Cloutier
R. Brockington
J. Mitic
J. Leiper
C. McKenney
M. Qaqish

ITEM: GREEN BUILDING POLICY - 2014 STATUS REPORT

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the committee RECEIVE the item for information
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S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
D. Chernushenko
M. Taylor
J. Cloutier
R. Brockington
J. Mitic
J. Leiper
C. McKenney
M. Qaqish

Public Comment Contact Information

Everyone is entitled to attend committee meetings and provide a verbal statement (up to 5 minutes long) before Councillors vote on each agenda item. If you are not able to attend a meeting, you can also email your comments to councillors. Either way, your statements become part of the official record - and this is the single most important step to shaping the outcome of your city.

Click this "mailto:" link, or cut-and-paste the following email addresses to send your comments:

riley.brockington@ottawa.ca, david.chernushenko@ottawa.ca, rick.chiarelli@ottawa.ca, jean.cloutier@ottawa.ca, jeff.leiper@ottawa.ca, catherine.mckenney@ottawa.ca, jody.mitic@ottawa.ca, scott.moffatt@ottawa.ca, michael.qaqish@ottawa.ca, mark.taylor@ottawa.ca

Committee Members:
Name Last Email Phone
Riley Brockington riley.brockington@ottawa.ca
David Chernushenko david.chernushenko@ottawa.ca 613-580-2487
Rick Chiarelli rick.chiarelli@ottawa.ca 613-580-2478
Jean Cloutier jean.cloutier@ottawa.ca
Jeff Leiper jeff.leiper@ottawa.ca
Catherine McKenney catherine.mckenney@ottawa.ca
Jody Mitic jody.mitic@ottawa.ca
Scott Moffatt scott.moffatt@ottawa.ca 613-580-2491
Michael Qaqish michael.qaqish@ottawa.ca
Mark Taylor mark.taylor@ottawa.ca 613-580-2477