Community and Protective Services Committee

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Item/File Ext.
minutes 4 - 20 june 2019
CPSC DRAFT MINUTES 4 (EN).doc
CPSC DRAFT MINUTES 4 (FR).doc
cps 01 - 19 - city public wi-fi
Inquiry CPS 01 - 19 - J. Sudds - City Wi-Fi inquiry_Final.docx
occ 09 - 19 - lake ontario - st. lawrence river plan 2014
Inquiry OCC 09_10_ Blais_IJC Plan 2014_BIL_Final.pdf
commemorative naming proposal - alfred mccoy park
Report - CN Alfred McCoy Park.docx
commemorative naming proposal - kathy ablett room
Report - CN Kathy Ablett.docx
commemorative naming proposal - rabbi bulka kindness park
Report - CN Rabbi Bulka Kindness Park.docx
commemorative naming proposal - mark yakabuski park
04 - ACS2019-RCF-GEN-0007 - CN Mark Yakabuski.docx
commemorative naming proposal - les lye studio theatre
Report - CN Les Lye Studio Theatre.docx
2019-2022 by-law review work plan
Report - By-Law Review Workplan_EN.pdf
Report - By-Law Review Workplan_FR.pdf
Document 1 - Workplan Calendar_EN.pdf
Document 1 - Workplan Calendar_FR.pdf
Document 2 - Workplan_EN.pdf
Document 2 - Workplan_FR.pdf
Document 3 - Summary of Issues - VFH By-law_EN.pdf
Document 3 - Summary of Issues - VFH By-law_FR.pdf
canada-ontario community housing initiative (2019-2022) and proposed amendments by the province to the housing services act, 2011
Report - Can Ont Housing Initiative.pdf
child care and early years service system plan 2019-2023 and provincial budget update
Report - Child Care and Early Years Service System Plan_ EN.pdf
Report - Child Care and Early Years Service System Plan_FR.pdf
Document 1 - Child Care Service Syst. Plan 2019-23-EN.pdf
Document 1 - Child Care Service Syst. Plan 2019-23-FR.pdf
Document 2 - Funding Policy Statements EN.pdf
Document 2 - Funding Policy Statements FR.pdf
ottawa community housing corporation capital funding investment update
IPD A - ACS2019-CSS-GEN-0009 OCHC Investment Update IPD.pdf
arts, culture and recreation advisory committee - reserve appointment
IPD B - ACS2019-CCS-GEN-0044 IPD - reserve appt - Shamir Kanji.pdf

Votes

ITEM: 2019-2022 BY-LAW REVIEW WORK PLAN

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To:
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Motion To: That the Community and Protective Services Committee recommend that Council approve the 2019-2022 By-law Review Work Plan set out in Document 1 and as further outlined in this report.
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Motion To: BE IT RESOLVED that pursuant to subsection 89(3) of the Procedure By-law, this motion be added to the agenda be added to the agenda for today’s meeting, to be considered in conjunction with the 2019-2022 By-law Review Workplan report. WHEREAS the proposed 2019-2022 By-law Review Workplan sets out the by-law reviews for this Term of Council in accordance with the Council-approved By-law Review Framework, and provides for a mid-term Minor Amendments Report scheduled for Q1 2021 for those items that are minor, of an administrative nature, or are limited in scope but that still require a by-law amendment; and, WHEREAS the staff report and Document 3 recommend the review of a number of potential minor amendments to the Vehicle-For-Hire By-law (2016-272, as amended) as part of the Minor Amendment Report process scheduled for Q1 2021; and WHEREAS there is a desire that some minor amendments to the Vehicle-For-Hire By-law be implemented immediately; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that t
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Motion To: BE IT RESOLVED that pursuant to subsection 89(3) of the Procedure By-law, this motion be added to the agenda be added to the agenda for today’s meeting, to be considered in conjunction with the 2019-2022 By-law Review Workplan report. Whereas in 2016 City Council approved flexible pricing for taxicab service that does not exceed the prescribed maximum fare set out in the by-law, to be used under certain conditions when an app is used by a taxi broker to connect passengers to taxicab service; and, Whereas alternative technologies to the traditional taximeter may be available to the taxi industry to implement flexible pricing, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Vehicle-For-Hire By-law (2016-272, as amended) be amended to authorize the Chief License Inspector to: 1. Approve the use of alternative technologies for taximeters to allow the implementation of flexible pricing for taxicab service when an app is used, in accordance with Section 90 of the by-law, provided that the a
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Motion To: WHEREAS the Vehicle-For-Hire By-law currently regulates the provision of on-demand accessible taxicab service, including that such accessible taxicab service be available 10 hours a day, 5 days a week, and, WHEREAS complaints and concerns have been expressed about accessible taxicab services, including the quality and availability of accessible taxicab services and the cost to accessible taxi plate holders of providing accessible taxicab service, and WHEREAS a targeted study of these complaints and concerns is deemed necessary, and this study goes beyond a review of the current regulations and by-law, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the General Manager of Emergency and Protective Services 1. Review the feasibility of conducting a study of the complaints and concerns expressed regarding the quality, availability, and costs on-demand accessible taxicab services, including their causes, and recommending any potential solutions for improvements; and 2. In advance of the 2020 Budge
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Motion To: WHEREAS the Vehicle-For-Hire By-law enacted by Council in 2016 prescribes a licensing regime with accompanying regulations and standards for taxicabs, private transportation companies (PTCs), and limousines; and WHEREAS the current model creates regulatory inequities among the various vehicle-for-hire providers, which may result in a less regulated monopolistic market that will not benefit residents; WHEREAS the current regulations regarding taxi plate issuance and taxi brokers create a structure that is monopolistic and disfavours individual taxi plate holders and taxi drivers; and, WHEREAS the working conditions of taxicab drivers and PTC drivers should also be taken into consideration in the regulatory model; and, WHEREAS complaints have been received from the taxi industry regarding the challenges and high costs of delivering taxicab services generally, and accessible taxicab services in particular; and WHEREAS the accessible community is also dissatisfied with quality a
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Motion To: WHEREAS Ottawa Markets (MSC) is an organization that was created in January 2018, with the Council approval of the Revitalization of the Byward and Parkdale Markets – New Management Model and Governance Structure report (ACS2017-PIE-ED-0006); WHEREAS the Planning, infrastructure and Economic Development (PIED) 2019 Work Plan report (ACS2019-PIE-GEN-0002) includes “Ottawa Markets By-law repeal”; and WHEREAS Ottawa Markets (MSC) is expected to ask City Council to repeal the ByWard Market By-law (2008-449, as amended) and the Parkdale Market By-law (2008-448, as amended) in 2020 to replace it with policies and procedures to be submitted by Ottawa Markets (MSC); THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the above-noted by-law repeal be added to the 2019-2022 By-law Review Work Plan as an item for the Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development department in Q4 2020, in consultation with Legal Services, and representatives from Ottawa Markets (MSC).
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Motion To: WHEREAS the staff report and Document 3 recommend the review of a number of potential minor amendments to the Vehicle-For-Hire By-law (2016-272, as amended) as part of the Minor Amendment Report process scheduled for Q1 2021; and WHEREAS there is a desire that some minor amendments to the Vehicle-For-Hire By-law be implemented immediately; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Vehicle-For-Hire By-law (2016-272, as amended) be amended as follows: 1. Amend Subsection 83(1) to reduce the number of taxicab inspections from two (2) per year to one (1) per year for taxicabs that are older than five (5) model years, so that all classes of taxicabs only require one (1) taxicab inspection per year (subject to the Chief License Inspector requiring additional inspections for particular vehicles for public health and safety or consumer protection purposes, in accordance with the by-law); 2. Amend Section 54 to allow the prescribed taxicab identification number located on the side of the tax
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E. El-Chantiry
S. Blais
M. Fleury
M. Luloff
J. Sudds
K. Egli
D. Deans
C. Meehan (a)
C. McKenney (a)
Motion To: BE IT RESOLVED that pursuant to subsection 89(3) of the Procedure By-law, this motion be added to the agenda be added to the agenda for today’s meeting, to be considered in conjunction with the 2019-2022 By-law Review Workplan report.
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E. El-Chantiry
S. Blais
M. Fleury
M. Luloff
J. Sudds
K. Egli
D. Deans
C. Meehan (a)
C. McKenney (a)
Motion To: Whereas in 2016 City Council approved flexible pricing for taxicab service that does not exceed the prescribed maximum fare set out in the by-law, to be used under certain conditions when an app is used by a taxi broker to connect passengers to taxicab service; and, Whereas alternative technologies to the traditional taximeter may be available to the taxi industry to implement flexible pricing, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Vehicle-For-Hire By-law (2016-272, as amended) be amended to authorize the Chief License Inspector to: 1. Approve the use of alternative technologies for taximeters to allow the implementation of flexible pricing for taxicab service when an app is used, in accordance with Section 90 of the by-law, provided that the alternative technology in question: a. ensures an accurate reading of the trip and fare to be charged to the customer; b. is secure and tamper-proof; and c. meets any other necessary conditions prescribed by the Chief License Inspector fo
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E. El-Chantiry
S. Blais
M. Fleury
M. Luloff
J. Sudds
K. Egli
D. Deans
C. Meehan (a)
C. McKenney (a)
Motion To: WHEREAS the Vehicle-For-Hire By-law currently regulates the provision of on-demand accessible taxicab service, including that such accessible taxicab service be available 10 hours a day, 5 days a week, and, WHEREAS complaints and concerns have been expressed about accessible taxicab services, including the quality and availability of accessible taxicab services and the cost to accessible taxi plate holders of providing accessible taxicab service, and WHEREAS a targeted study of these complaints and concerns is deemed necessary, and this study goes beyond a review of the current regulations and by-law, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the General Manager of Emergency and Protective Services 1. Review the feasibility of conducting a study of the complaints and concerns expressed regarding the quality, availability, and costs on-demand accessible taxicab services, including their causes, and recommending any potential solutions for improvements; and 2. In advance of the 2020 Budge
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E. El-Chantiry
S. Blais
M. Fleury
M. Luloff
J. Sudds
K. Egli
D. Deans
C. Meehan (a)
C. McKenney (a)
Motion To: WHEREAS the Vehicle-For-Hire By-law enacted by Council in 2016 prescribes a licensing regime with accompanying regulations and standards for taxicabs, private transportation companies (PTCs), and limousines; and WHEREAS the current model creates regulatory inequities among the various vehicle-for-hire providers, which may result in a less regulated monopolistic market that will not benefit residents; WHEREAS the current regulations regarding taxi plate issuance and taxi brokers create a structure that is monopolistic and disfavours individual taxi plate holders and taxi drivers; and, WHEREAS the working conditions of taxicab drivers and PTC drivers should also be taken into consideration in the regulatory model; and, WHEREAS complaints have been received from the taxi industry regarding the challenges and high costs of delivering taxicab services generally, and accessible taxicab services in particular; and WHEREAS the accessible community is also dissatisfied with quality a
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E. El-Chantiry
S. Blais
M. Fleury
M. Luloff
J. Sudds
K. Egli
D. Deans
C. Meehan (a)
C. McKenney (a)
Motion To: WHEREAS Ottawa Markets (MSC) is an organization that was created in January 2018, with the Council approval of the Revitalization of the Byward and Parkdale Markets – New Management Model and Governance Structure report (ACS2017-PIE-ED-0006); WHEREAS the Planning, infrastructure and Economic Development (PIED) 2019 Work Plan report (ACS2019-PIE-GEN-0002) includes “Ottawa Markets By-law repeal”; and WHEREAS Ottawa Markets (MSC) is expected to ask City Council to repeal the ByWard Market By-law (2008-449, as amended) and the Parkdale Market By-law (2008-448, as amended) in 2020 to replace it with policies and procedures to be submitted by Ottawa Markets (MSC); THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the above-noted by-law repeal be added to the 2019-2022 By-law Review Work Plan as an item for the Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development department in Q4 2020, in consultation with Legal Services, and representatives from Ottawa Markets (MSC).
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E. El-Chantiry
S. Blais
M. Fleury
M. Luloff
J. Sudds
K. Egli
D. Deans
C. Meehan (a)
C. McKenney (a)
Motion To: That the Community and Protective Services Committee recommend that Council approve the 2019-2022 By-law Review Work Plan set out in Document 1 and as further outlined in this report.
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E. El-Chantiry
S. Blais
M. Fleury
M. Luloff
J. Sudds
K. Egli
D. Deans
C. Meehan (a)
C. McKenney (a)

ITEM: CANADA-ONTARIO COMMUNITY HOUSING INITIATIVE (2019-2022) AND PROPOSED AMENDMENTS BY THE PROVINCE TO THE HOUSING SERVICES ACT, 2011

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That Community and Protective Services Committee recommend Council approve: 1. That the Director, Housing Services be delegated the authority to approve, and submit to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, on a quarterly basis, the City’s Canada-Ontario Community Housing Initiative Investment Plan (COCHI) based on the details of the program and the spending plan outlined in this report . 2. That the Director, Housing Services, be delegated authority to reallocate funding from one Canada-Ontario Community Housing Initiative stream and component to another within the same program year if the original planned commitment for funding as outlined within the approved Plan cannot be met, and to obtain Ministry approval for such reallocation where required, in keeping with the process outlined within the report. 3. That in the event additional funding becomes available under the Canada-Ontario Community Housing Initiative due to any reallocation by the Ministry, the Direct
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E. El-Chantiry
S. Blais
M. Fleury
M. Luloff
J. Sudds
K. Egli
D. Deans (a)
C. Meehan (a)
C. McKenney (a)

ITEM: CHILD CARE AND EARLY YEARS SERVICE SYSTEM PLAN 2019-2023 AND PROVINCIAL BUDGET UPDATE

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: That the Community and Protective Services Committee recommend Council: 1. Approve the Child Care and Early Years Service System Plan 2019 – 2023 (Document 1) that establishes ten strategic priorities for the planning, management, and delivery of licensed child care and early years programs and services and the Funding Policy Statements (Document 2). 2. Delegate authority to the Manager, Children’s Services, to manage and administer the budget as detailed in this report and allocate all funding according to the Funding Policy Statements in Document 2 provided such allocations are in accordance with provincial guidelines, the strategic priorities in the Child Care and Early Years Service System Plan 2019-2023, and are within approved budgets.
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E. El-Chantiry
M. Luloff
J. Sudds
K. Egli
S. Blais (a)
M. Fleury (a)
D. Deans (a)
C. Meehan (a)
C. McKenney (a)

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Committee Members:
Name Last Email Phone
Stephen Blais stephen.blais@ottawa.ca 613-580-2489
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
Mathieu Fleury mathieu.fleury@ottawa.ca 613-580-2482
Catherine McKenney catherine.mckenney@ottawa.ca 613-580-2484