M. Luloff: Voting History

From 2018-12-05 to 2018-12-13, out of 39 votes of 'Yes' or 'No', M. Luloff voted against the majority 0 times (0.00%)

City Council
2018-12-13
Yes/No/Other Motion Passed Motion Meeting Item
Yes Yes Motion To: That the report from the General Manager, Emergency and Protective Services entitled “Report on Ontario Cannabis Legislation, Cannabis Retail Stores, and Response to Council Direction of August 29, 2018” be received and considered. details Councillors S. Blais and T. Nussbaum
City Council
2018-12-12
Yes/No/Other Motion Passed Motion Meeting Item
Yes Yes Motion To: That Nominating Committee Report 1; the report from the Corporate Services Department entitled Proposed 2019 Budget Direction, Timeline and Consultation Process; and the report from the City Clerk and Solicitor entitled “Summary of Oral and Written Public Submissions for Items Subject to the Planning Act ‘Explanation Requirements’ at the City Council Meeting of November 28, 2018” be received and considered. details Councillors S. Blais and T. Nussbaum
Yes Yes Motion To: details APPOINTMENTS OF SPORTS COMMISSIONER AND COUNCIL LIAISONS - 2018-2022 TERM OF COUNCIL
Yes Yes Motion To: THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council approve the additional appointment of Councillor Stephen Blais to the Planning Committee for the 2018-2022 Term of Council. details APPOINTMENTS TO STANDING COMMITTEES, TRANSIT COMMISSION AND SUB-COMMITTEES - 2018-2022 TERM OF COUNCIL
No No Motion To: THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council amend the report’s recommendation to include Brockington and Menard as members of the Planning Committee for the 2018-2022 term of Council. details APPOINTMENTS TO STANDING COMMITTEES, TRANSIT COMMISSION AND SUB-COMMITTEES - 2018-2022 TERM OF COUNCIL
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be amended as per the previous motion(s). details APPOINTMENTS TO STANDING COMMITTEES, TRANSIT COMMISSION AND SUB-COMMITTEES - 2018-2022 TERM OF COUNCIL
Yes Yes Motion To: details APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS - 2018-2022 TERM OF COUNCIL
Yes Yes Motion To: details APPOINTMENTS TO EXTERNAL AGENCIES - 2018-2022 TERM OF COUNCIL
Yes Yes Motion To: THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council, with three quarters of Members present and voting, approve the appointment of Councillor Scott Moffatt to the Planning Advisory Committee as the representative of ARAC details APPOINTMENT OF SELECTION PANELS FOR BOARDS, ADVISORY COMMITTEES AND THE COMMITTEE OF ADJUSTMENT - 2018-2022 TERM OF COUNCIL
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be amended as per the previous motion(s). details APPOINTMENT OF SELECTION PANELS FOR BOARDS, ADVISORY COMMITTEES AND THE COMMITTEE OF ADJUSTMENT - 2018-2022 TERM OF COUNCIL
Yes Yes Motion To: THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Recommendation 2 be amended to remove the words “which will provide additional service in growth areas”, and read as follows: 3. That the budget allocation for Transit services be based on a 3.5 per cent increase to the Transit levy. details PROPOSED 2019 BUDGET DIRECTION, TIMELINE AND CONSULTATION PROCESS
Yes Yes Motion To: REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS That Council approve the directions and timetable for developing and approving the 2019 budget as outlined in the report: 1. That the tax supported levies, which includes funding for the Police, Library and Public Health, excluding Transit, be increased by no more than 3 per cent for 2019 and that Council request that the Police, Library, and Public Health Boards develop their draft budgets based on their pro-rated share of this tax increase. details PROPOSED 2019 BUDGET DIRECTION, TIMELINE AND CONSULTATION PROCESS
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be amended as per the previous motion(s). details PROPOSED 2019 BUDGET DIRECTION, TIMELINE AND CONSULTATION PROCESS
Yes Yes Motion To: details SUMMARY OF ORAL AND WRITTEN PUBLIC SUBMISSIONS FOR ITEMS SUBJECT TO THE PLANNING ACT 'EXPLANATION REQUIREMENTS' AT THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF NOVEMBER 28, 2018
Yes Yes Motion To: That the Rules of Procedure be suspended to consider the following Motion in order to ratify the collective agreements, which have already been ratified by the Union membership: WHEREAS the City of Ottawa (the City) and the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 1760 (ATU 1760) have committed to working collaboratively to resolve issues of mutual concern in the workplace; and WHEREAS the collective agreements between the City and the ATU 1760 expired on December 31, 2017; and WHEREAS the bargaining teams for the City and the ATU 1760 have been in negotiations in an effort to conclude a renewal of the collective agreements on mutually-agreeable terms; and WHEREAS the City and ATU 1670 bargaining teams concluded tentative agreements on November 7, 2018, subject to ratification by the ATU 1760 membership and City Council; and WHEREAS the ATU 1760 membership has ratified the tentative agreements; and WHEREAS the tentative agreements are affordable and fair to taxpayers and our employe details TENTATIVE COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS WITH AMALGAMATED TRANSIT UNION, LOCAL 1760 (ATU 1760) - IN CAMERA - REPORTING OUT DATE: UPON RATIFICATION BY COUNCIL OF THE AGREEMENTS
Yes Yes Motion To: That Nominating Committee Report 1; the report from the Corporate Services Department entitled Proposed 2019 Budget Direction, Timeline and Consultation Process; and the report from the City Clerk and Solicitor entitled “Summary of Oral and Written Public Submissions for Items Subject to the Planning Act ‘Explanation Requirements’ at the City Council Meeting of November 28, 2018” be received and adopted as amended. details Councillors S. Blais and T. Nussbaum
Yes Yes Motion To: That the by-laws listed on the Agenda under Motion to Introduce By-laws, Three Readings, be read and passed. details Councillors S. Blais and T. Nussbaum
Yes Yes Motion To: That the following by-law be read and passed: To confirm the proceedings of the Council meeting of December 12, 2018. details Councillors S. Blais and T. Nussbaum
Yes Yes Motion To: That the proceedings of the City Council meeting of December 12, 2018 be adjourned details Councillors S. Blais and T. Nussbaum
City Council
2018-12-05
Yes/No/Other Motion Passed Motion Meeting Item
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS the 2018-2022 Council Governance Review Report recommends the Nominating Committee mandate and process; and WHEREAS the report recommends that the Nominating Committee be composed of no more than 11 members and the Mayor, with the Mayor as Chair; and WHEREAS other levels of government have made gender parity a priority, including the Federal Government in 2015 with the first gender-balanced cabinet; and WHEREAS the City of Ottawa has demonstrated a commitment to gender equity through the recommendation of the creation of Council Liaison for Women and Gender Equity as well as Council Sponsor Group; and WHEREAS the 2018-2022 Governance Review Report also recommends appointing 50 percent representation of women for Advisory Committees; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Nominating Committee also be composed of 50 percent representation of women. details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
No No Motion To: WHEREAS the Community and Protective Services Committee (CPSC) is responsible for “operational/administrative” aspects of housing, such as matters related to existing social housing programs, supportive housing and homelessness programs, and emergency shelter and transitional housing services; and WHEREAS the Planning Committee has been responsible for “capital” aspects of housing since Council’s approval on December 8, 2010, of Motion No. 1/7, which provided that the Terms of Reference for the Planning Committee would “reflect the responsibility for the City’s Affordable Housing Strategy and all related housing policy initiatives”; and WHEREAS the Standing Committee structure recommended in the 2018-2022 Council Governance Review report would provide that responsibilities for housing issues would continue to be divided between CPSC and the Planning Committee; and WHEREAS “operational/administrative” and “capital” housing issues have a direct impact o details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS the City of Ottawa currently has five Advisory Committees responsible for providing advice to Council policy, programs and service delivery in the areas of Accessibility, Environmental Stewardship, French Language Services, Planning, and Arts, Culture and Recreation; and WHEREAS on September 12, 2012, City Council approved the report titled, “Advisory Committee Renewal to Support Council’s Term of Council Priorities,” which reduced the number of Advisory Committees from 15 to five and better aligned them with both Standing Committees and Council priorities; and WHEREAS the 2018-2022 Council Governance Review report notes that Advisory Committees encountered different degrees of success and sources of frustration during the 2014-2018 Term of Council; and WHEREAS some specific issues encountered by Advisory Committees during the 2014-2018 Term of Council included members resigning before the end of their mandates because they did not believe they were heard; barr details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
No No Motion To: WHEREAS Standing Committees of Council are mandated to deliberate on the parts of the draft budget for which they have responsibility, including by hearing from public delegates; and WHEREAS it is critical that Standing Committees have the opportunity to recommend changes to the draft budget taking into account their own deliberation and the public input they receive; and WHEREAS the past practice of Council has not allowed Standing Committees to recommend increases to their respective draft budgets unless corresponding offsets were identified; and WHEREAS Members of Standing Committees are not necessarily best placed to determine how best to finance recommended budget pressures – whether through offsets elsewhere in the draft budget, use of reserves or revenue generation; and WHEREAS the Committee of the Whole, with appropriate analysis from city staff, is the appropriate body to consider recommendations from Standing Committees on any identified budget pressures; WHEREAS details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS Committee Chairs are tasked with a Council approved leadership role that provides them with an opportunity to build relationships with stakeholders and community partners; and WHEREAS Committee Chairs have a clear understanding of the requirements and pressures facing the departments under their specific Standing Committee mandate; and WHEREAS Part I, Section C, Recommendation 1 of the 2018-2022 Council Governance Review recommends that City Council approve the 2018-2022 Tax and Rate-Supported budget process, as outlined in the report; and WHEREAS the recommended process for the 2018-2022 tax-supported budgets is outlined in the report by way of a bulleted list of 11 steps, and the fifth bullet in the recommended process states: “The City Manager will be directed to work with the Mayor’s office to develop draft annual budgets that are consistent with Council’s approved budget direction. The draft budgets will also identify any onetime issues and recommend any a details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS Part I, Section C, Recommendation 1 of the 2018-2022 Council Governance Review report recommends that City Council approve the 2019-2022 Tax- and Rate-Supported budget process, as outlined in the report; and WHEREAS the recommended process for the 2019-2022 tax-supported budgets is outlined in the report by way of a bulleted list of 11 steps, and the fifth bullet in the recommended process states: “The City Manager will be directed to work with the Mayor’s Office to develop draft annual budgets that are consistent with Council’s approved budget direction. The draft budgets will also identify any one-time issues and recommend any additional strategies that may be required to achieve Council’s direction”; and WHEREAS the recommended process for the 2019-2022 tax-supported budgets does not specifically provide Members of Council with a formal opportunity to give direct individual input to the Mayor’s Office before the Mayor’s Office works with the City Man details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: 1. That City Council approve the 2019-2022 Tax- and Rate-Supported budget process, as outlined in this report. details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) are local boards established by the City of Ottawa to oversee the improvement and promotion of their area, pursuant to Section 204 of the Municipal Act, 2001; and WHEREAS each local Ward Councillor is appointed by the City as an ex-officio member of the BIA board in their ward pursuant to Subsection 204(2)(a) of the Municipal Act, 2001; and WHEREAS BIA boards are required to prepare a proposed budget for each fiscal year for approval by Council which is collected by the City pursuant to Section 208 of the Municipal Act, 2001 by charging an annual BIA levy upon the property of all BIA members in the designated area; and WHEREAS in each year, the City holds the BIA budgets collected for each BIA and assists BIA boards in the financial management of their budgets, including processing invoices and maintaining their books of accounts, as a service to the BIAs; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that staff from Corporate Services and Planning Infra details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS on January 28, 2009, City Council approved recommendations to proceed with the incorporation of the Ottawa Community Lands Development Corporation (OCLDC) to undertake City property development initiatives (Report ACS2008-COS-RPM-0063) and proceeded with the incorporation of the OCLDC as a not-for-profit corporation on August 6, 2009, for which the City is the sole shareholder; and WHEREAS the objects for the Corporation as incorporated are to promote and undertake community improvement in the City of Ottawa and to improve municipally-owned land; and WHEREAS after the City transfers Real Property to the OCLDC, it is difficult for Ward Councillors to keep constituents informed of the status of the property and to provide any feedback regarding the potential future use or disposition of the property, particularly as there is no requirement for the Ward Councillor to be notified of OCLDC Board meetings and no formal opportunity for the Ward Councillor to provide comment details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS the Ontario Health Protection and Promotion Act and By-law No. 2011-38 (being a by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish the size of the Board of Health for the City of Ottawa Health Unit) prevent members of the Board of Health from continuing to serve past the expiration of the Term of Council; and WHEREAS although the appointment of Members of Council to serve on the Board of Health for the 2018-2022 Term of Council will be finalized relatively quickly through the Nominating Committee process, the selection and appointment process for citizen members to serve on the Board for the 2018-2022 term is not expected to be finalized until early 2019; and WHEREAS, in order to ensure that the City of Ottawa continues to have a fully-appointed and functioning Board of Health that is able to address any urgent requirements, staff is recommending the interim appointment of the 2014-2018 Board’s citizen members who have expressed a willingness to continue to serve pending th details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS Subsection 81(10) of the Procedure By-law provides that seven calendar days’ notice of a regular Committee/Commission meeting shall be given to the Members of a Committee/Commission and an agenda shall be provided to the Members seven calendar days in advance of the meeting; and WHEREAS regular Committee/Commission meeting agendas and agenda documents are also made available to members of the public on ottawa.ca seven calendar days in advance of the meeting; and WHEREAS increasing the amount of time that regular Committee/Commission meeting agendas and agenda documents, including staff reports, are in the public domain would provide for increased transparency and community engagement; and WHEREAS having Committee/Commission meeting agendas and materials issued seven business days in advance of a meeting would generally result in the Members of Council and the public having access to those documents nine or 10 calendar days ahead of the meeting, and would account fo details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS Schedule J - Subsection 32(1) of the Delegated Authority By-law provides delegated authority to the General Manager of Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development to enter into certain third party infrastructure agreements; and WHEREAS occasionally there are circumstances where it is advantageous both from a timing and cost perspective to have City works completed by a third party where the City would reimburse for works completed; and WHEREAS any agreements where such an arrangement could be made currently has to have Council approval which could cause delays and increase cost to the project. THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Schedule “J” Subsection 32 of the Delegated Authority By-law be amended to add (4) The General Manager, Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development, is delegated the authority to negotiate, conclude, and execute agreements with a third party to reimburse for work completed on behalf of the City provided that such agreements are cons details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS the 2018-2022 Governance Review Report recommends appointing 50 percent representation of women for Advisory Committees; and WHEREAS the City of Ottawa has demonstrated a commitment to gender equity through the recommendation of the creation of Council Liaison for Women and Gender Equity as well as Council Sponsor Group; and WHEREAS other levels of government have made gender parity a priority, including the Federal Government in 2015 with the first gender-balanced cabinet; and WHEREAS the City of Ottawa should be actively looking for ways to advance gender equity at the City; and WHEREAS, for the recruitment process already underway, the Selection Panels will be responsible for recommending to Council the Citizen appointments to Commissions and Boards with a view to demonstrating the City of Ottawa’s commitment to gender equity and equal representation; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that prior to the next recruitment process, the City Clerk and Solicitor, in consultati details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS the Building Code Act, 1992, provides that persons other than the property owner who are affected by a property standards order may be served with a copy of the order and that a copy of the order may be posted on the property in a location visible to the public; AND WHEREAS such affected persons, including a complainant to the property standards matter could potentially provide the Committee with relevant information at an appeal hearing; AND WHEREAS potential participants to an appeal may benefit from further notice in order to prepare for such a hearing; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT By-law and Regulatory Services be directed to give public notice of all hearings of the Property Standards and License Appeals Committee on the City’s website; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT Document 15 to the Governance Report relating to the Property Standards By-law be amended by removing the text under the Column “Property Standards By-law”, Item 3, and replacing it with the fol details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS the 2018-2022 Council Governance Review Report recommends the creation of a Council Liaison for Women’s Issues; and WHEREAS since the original motion passed in March 2018, it is acknowledged that the title of the position, Council Liaison for Women’s Issues, does not use current or preferred language; and WHEREAS the City of Ottawa strives to use inclusive language wherever possible; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the language in Recommendation 1 under Part V - OTHER MATTERS in 2018-2022 Governance Review Report be amended to change the name of the Council Liaison for Women’s Issues to the new title of Council Liaison for Women and Gender Equity; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT that new position title of Council Liaison for Women and Gender Equity be reflected throughout the 2018-2022 Governance Review Report wherever the previous title appeared. details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS Part 5 – Other Matters of the 2018-2022 Governance Review Report includes a recommendation to appoint a liaison on Housing and Homelessness that will specifically work to accelerate the 10 Year Housing and Homelessness Plan; and WHEREAS the City of Ottawa approved a 10 Year Housing and Homelessness Plan in 2014 with a goal of eliminating chronic homelessness and ensuring everyone has a safe and affordable home; and WHEREAS the 10 Year Housing and Homelessness Plan falls under the mandate of the Community and Protective Services Committee; and WHEREAS the Community and Protective Services Committee will be undertaking a midpoint review of the 10 Year Homelessness Plan during the 2018-2022 term of Council; and WHEREAS the liaison will have a leadership role in the community and with stakeholders with regards to the Housing and Homelessness portfolio; and WHEREAS it is critical that the Special Liaison have a working relationship with the Chair and have a direct repor details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: That Recommendation 6 in Part V-Other Matters be amended to read as follows: THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT That Council approve the establishment of a Council Sponsors Group to work with staff on the development of a City of Ottawa Gender Equity Strategy and/or a Women’s Bureau, including developing a consultation process for setting priorities and a measureable, outcome-based framework which takes a holistic, intersectional approach to policy, program and practice review, coupled with robust data collection and reporting, as described in this report, and that an additional Full-time Equivalent (FTE) be incorporated into the Draft 2019 Operating Budget in the Partner and Stakeholder Initiatives branch of the Community and Social Services Department, along with any additional funds required to support the first phase of this work, as described in this report. details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS on February 10, 2016, Council considered the report titled, “2016 Parking Services Business Plan,” and approved a recommendation directing staff to explore alternative governance models for the Municipal Parking Management Program and the potential opportunities and drawbacks of each as part of its overall update of the Municipal Parking Management Strategy (MPMS); and WHEREAS on October 3, 2018, Transportation Committee directed staff to advise Council on the scope of the framework and work plan that staff would undertake to respond to the February 2016 Council direction, as well as opportunities for Council to clarify/give further direction with respect to this matter, and, in response, staff indicated by way of a memorandum dated October 9, 2018, that there would be an opportunity for Committee and Council to provide further direction during consideration of the 2018-2022 Governance Review; and WHEREAS it has been almost three years since Council directed staf details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS, pursuant to Subsection 94(2) of the Procedure By-law, the first meeting of the Nominating Committee has been scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 11, 2018 with its report rising for consideration at the City Council meeting on Wednesday, December 12, 2018; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approve the appointment of eight members of Council to serve as the Nominating Committee, in addition to the Mayor as Chair, to make recommendations to Council on appointments of members of Council to Standing Committees, Sub-Committees, Boards and the Selection Panels, and other appointments as set out in the Governance Report; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the members of the Nominating Committee be: Councillor S. Moffatt Councillor E. El-Chantiry Councillor S. Blais Councillor L. Dudas Councillor J. Sudds Councillor J. Harder Councillor T. Kavanagh Mayor J. Watson details 2018-2022 COUNCIL GOVERNANCE REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: That, at its meeting of December 5, 2018, City Council receive and table the “Report on Ontario Cannabis Legislation, Cannabis Retail Stores, and Response to Council Direction of August 29, 2018” for consideration at the December 13, 2018 Special Meeting of Council called for that purpose, and which will include receiving public delegations. details REPORT ON ONTARIO CANNABIS LEGISLATION, CANNABIS RETAIL STORES, AND RESPONSE TO COUNCIL DIRECTION OF AUGUST 29, 2018 (TO BE TABLED AT THE MEETING)
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