S. Menard: Voting History

From 1969-12-31 to 2019-03-06, out of 102 votes of 'Yes' or 'No', S. Menard voted against the majority 9 times (8.82%)

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City Council
2019-03-06
Yes/No/Other Motion Passed Motion Meeting Item
Yes Yes Motion To: That the following reports be received and considered: 1. the report from the Deputy City Treasurer entitled “2019 Draft Operating and Capital Budgets”; 2. the report from the Committee of Adjustment entitled “2019 Draft Operating Estimates – Committee of Adjustment”; 3. the report from Crime Prevention Ottawa entitled “Crime Prevention Ottawa 2019 Draft Budget”; 4. the report from the Ottawa Police Services Board entitled “Ottawa Police Service 2019 Operating and Capital Budgets”; 5. Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Report 1A; 6. Audit Committee Report 1; 7. Community and Protective Services Committee Report 1A; 8. Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management Report 1A; 9. Information Technology Sub-Committee Report 1; 10. Planning Committee Report 2A; 11. Planning Committee Report 3; 12. Transit Commission Report 1B; 13. Transportation Committee Report 1; 14. the report from the General Manager, Transportation Service details Councillors A. Hubley and C. McKenney
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS the Committee of Adjustment’s 2019 Draft Operating Estimates were tabled at the City Council meeting of February 6, 2019 as part of the 2019 Draft Budget; and WHEREAS the fees charged for Committee of Adjustment applications includes the portion charged to recover Committee of Adjustment Expenses, as shown in the Committee of Adjustment Budget, as well as well as a Planning Review fee charged by Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development and contained in the Planning Committee Budget; WHEREAS the Committee of Adjustment User Fee Schedule included an effective date of March 7, 2019, and the other planning application fees contained in the Planning Committee Budget have an effective date of April 1, 2019; and WHEREAS in order to avoid confusion for the public and minimize clerical and administrative inefficiencies, it would be preferable to have these fee changes take effect on the same date; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the draft Committee of Adjustment User details 2019 DRAFT OPERATING ESTIMATES - COMMITTEE OF ADJUSTMENT
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS Council approved a long-term community target to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by 80% below 2012 baseline levels by 2050; and WHEREAS GHG inventories provide insight into potential emissions reduction opportunities, highlighting the most significant sources of emissions and key opportunities for reductions; and WHEREAS the City has already committed to completing a corporate GHG inventory annually as part of the 2014 Air Quality and Climate Change Management Plan (AQCCMP) and a member of EnviroCentre’s Carbon 613 program; and WHEREAS the City has already committed to completing a community-wide greenhouse gas inventory every four years as part of the 2014 AQCCMP and the 2016 commitment to the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy; and WHEREAS City staff are expected to provide an update on the 2014 AQCCMP, which is to include an assessment of the frequency of undertaking and reporting on GHG inventories, in Q2 2019; and WHEREAS staff estimate a c details 2019 DRAFT OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET - TAX AND RATE SUPPORTED - STANDING COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS the City’s Urban Forest Management Plan was approved in June 2017 and the plan identified the need for improved tree protection and tree by-law enforcement in the urban area; AND WHEREAS construction and development has outpaced expectations in the inner urban area leading to the need for additional tree by-law enforcement measures; AND WHEREAS there has been substantial tree loss in Ottawa’s inner urban area in the last decade; AND WHEREAS a review of the City’s tree by-laws is currently underway and not scheduled for completion until early 2020; AND WHEREAS the Mayor underlined the importance of tree protection and using the City’s full abilities to issue fines under our tree by-laws in his 2019 State of the City Address; BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED THAT Council support the addition of one temporary position in 2019, which will be funded through internal vacancies, dedicated to enforcing tree protection under the City’s tree by-laws (Municipal Trees and Natu details 2019 DRAFT OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET - TAX AND RATE SUPPORTED - STANDING COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS on March 5, 2019 the Finance and Economic Development Committee approved a motion to reduce the one-time funding contribution from the City’s Tax Rate Stabilization Reserve Fund to the Ottawa Police Services by $2.4M, and accordingly allocate $2 million to Affordable Housing and $395,000 to Cultural and Recreation Community grants (as set out in Item 4 on Council’s Roadmap Motion for Consideration of the 2019 Budget); and WHEREAS the amount to be allocated to for Cultural and Recreation Community grants was intended to be $400,000, which when added to the $2 Million for Affordable housing adds up to the $2.4 Million now available from the Reserve; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED the Finance and Economic Development Committee Recommendation (Item 4 on the Roadmap Motion) be amended to replace $395,0000 with $400,000. details 2019 DRAFT OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET - FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS the LRT handover deadline has been extended by RTG, and WHEREAS transit users have experienced a very difficult year in anticipation of the launch of LRT, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT City staff report back on any potential delay of the LRT Stage 1 launch date and report back to the Transit Commission and Council on how the remaining transit fares could be frozen and funded to correspond with that future launch date. details 2019 DRAFT OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET - TRANSIT COMMISSION
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS the EquiPass, Community Bus Pass and Access Pass are limited to persons on low incomes; and WHEREAS the proposed 2.5% fare increase in the 2019 City Budget would provide hardship for these low-income persons; and WHEREAS these passes are subsidized by Community and Social Services and the revenue associated with the 2.5% increase from the currently unsubsidized portion is $81K; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the fare structure proposed in the Transit Commission 2019 Budget be amended so that the EquiPass, the Community Bus Pass and Access Pass remain at 2018 fare levels and that the Community Bus Passes and EquiPass Program be increased by $81K and that this be paid for from an increase to Investment Income – Page 108 FEDCO Budget. details 2019 DRAFT OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET - TRANSIT COMMISSION
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS, on March 1, 2019, the Transportation Committee received and the draft 2019 Operating and Capital Budgets; and, WHEREAS, the Traffic Services User Fees on p. 23 and p. 24 did not include an inflationary adjustment; and, WHEREAS, the staff cost of providing the service has increased by 2%; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Transportation Committee 2019 budget be amended, with the result being that the Traffic Services revenue budget be increase by $19,000 and that the increased revenue be allocated to the Tax Stabilization Reserve. details 2019 DRAFT OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET - TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
Yes No Motion To: WHEREAS on Friday, February 22, 2019, the Report titled: Contract Award of Ottawa’s Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Projects and Related matters was first made public; and WHEREAS, Council is being asked to receive the results of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Project on March 6, 2019; and WHEREAS, Council is being asked to approve the Report recommendations for Stage 2 LRT on March 6th; and WHEREAS this 12-day timeframe does not allow for meaningful consultation with the residents of Ottawa; and WHEREAS there are significant outstanding questions from both Councillors and residents about some of the report’s implications; and WHEREAS the commercial close deadline for the Trillium Line is Friday, March 29th, 2019; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the report be deferred until the Council meeting of Wednesday, March 27th, 2019. details CONTRACT AWARD OF OTTAWA'S STAGE 2 LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT PROJECTS AND RELATED MATTERS
No Yes Motion To: 2. That, at its regular meeting of March 6, 2019, City Council: a. Receive the results of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Stage 2 Ottawa Light Rail Transit project, as described in this report and as overseen by a Fairness Commissioner, and related matters, including the status associated with the Environmental Assessments and approvals, and the progress achieved to date through the Memorandum of Understanding related to vehicles and maintenance for the Confederation Line East and West, as described in this report; b. Approve the selection of TransitNEXT as the Preferred Proponent to design, build, finance and maintain the Trillium Line Extension Project, including the bundled projects and civic works, in the manner described in this report, including as follows: i. The Trillium Line Extension Project; ii. The bundled projects and civic works as follows: the Ellwood Diamond Grade Separation; the Rideau River Pedestrian Bridge; the Dow’s Lake Tunnel Rehabilitation; details CONTRACT AWARD OF OTTAWA'S STAGE 2 LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT PROJECTS AND RELATED MATTERS
Yes Yes Motion To: COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION That Council approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 for 54 Louisa to permit a temporary parking lot and temporary parking garage, as detailed in Document 2. details ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT - 54 LOUISA STREET
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS Report ACS2019-PIE-PS-0023 recommends Planning Committee recommend Council approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 for 807 River Road and 4720 Spratt Road; and WHEREAS Document 2 incorrectly references 4650 Spratt Road, 4800 Spratt Road and an unaddressed parcel between River Road and Southbridge Street; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approve that Document 2 be amended by replacing “4650 Spratt Road, 4800 Spratt Road and an unaddressed parcel between River Road and Southbridge Street” with the following: “807 River Road and 4720 Spratt Road” BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT pursuant to the Planning Act, subsection 34(17) no further notice be given. details ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT - 4650 SPRATT ROAD, 4800 SPRATT ROAD AND AN UNADDRESSED PARCEL BETWEEN RIVER ROAD AND SOUTHBRIDGE STREET
Yes Yes Motion To: That the remaining following reports, excluding those items previously adopted by Council as part of the Budget, be received and adopted as amended, : 1. Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee Report 1A; 2. Audit Committee Report 1; 3. Planning Committee Report 3; 4. Transportation Committee Report 1; 5. the report from the General Manager, Transportation Services Department entitled “Contract Award of Ottawa’s Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Projects and Related Matters”; 6. the report from the General Manager, Corporate Services Department entitled “Long Range Financial Plan Transit Update”; and 7. The report from the City Clerk and Solicitor’s Office entitled “Summary of Oral and Written Public Submissions for Items Subject to the Planning Act ‘Explanation Requirements’ at the City Council Meeting of February 27, 2019”; details Councillors A. Hubley and C. McKenney
Absent 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 A. Hubley and C. McKenney
Absent Yes Motion To: That the following by-law be read and passed: To confirm the proceedings of the Council meeting of March 6th, 2019 details Councillors A. Hubley and C. McKenney
Absent Yes Motion To: That the proceedings of the City Council meeting of March 6th, 2019 be adjourned. details Councillors A. Hubley and C. McKenney
Transportation Committee
2019-03-01
Yes/No/Other Motion Passed Motion Meeting Item
Yes Yes Motion To: Que le Comité des transports recommande au Conseil d’approuver son mandat, tel qu’il est énoncé dans le présent rapport et dans le document 1 ci-joint. That the Transportation Committee recommend Council approve its Terms of Reference, as outlined in this report and attached as Document 1. details TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE TERMS OF REFERENCE
No Yes Motion To: That Transportation Committee recommend that Council, sitting as Committee of the Whole, approve the Transportation Committee 2019 Draft Operating and Capital Budget, as follows: 1. The Public Works and Environmental Services (PWES) Budget, as follows: a) General Manager’s Office and Business Support Services - Operating Resource Requirement (page 13); b) Roads Services, as follows: i) User Fees (page 15); ii) Operating Resource Requirement (page 14); c) Parking Services, as follows: i) User Fees (pages 17-21); ii) Operating Resource Requirement (page 16); 2. The Transportation Services Budget, as follows: d) Traffic Services, as follows: i) User Fees (pages 23-24); ii) Operating Resource Requirement (page 22); e) Transportation Planning Operating Resource Requirement (page 25); f) Corporate Services Department - Fleet Services, as follows: i) User Fees (page 27); ii) Operating Resource Requirement (page 26); 3. Transportation Committee Capital Budget (pages 28-31) [Indivi details 2019 DRAFT OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET - TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS King Edward Avenue is an arterial road on which residents live; WHEREAS speed of traffic on King Edward is a persistent and dangerous issue; WHEREAS the vehicular speed causes constant noise and vibration in the houses of the nearby residents; WHEREAS lanes are unnecessarily wide due to historic transit use and pre-complete street cycling design methods; WHEREAS once LRT opens the STO busses will be taken off of King Edward Avenue; WHEREAS the truck tunnel would be a permanent solution; WHEREAS reducing the curb lanes width on King Edward Avenue north of Rideau St. would serve as a permanent calming measure and a road safety fix; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT staff identify options for permanent traffic calming measures on King Edward Avenue, including reducing the curb lanes width from 4.5 m to 3.5 m in both directions of King Edward Avenue north of Rideau St., including associated funding requirements, and report back to Transportation Committee. details 2019 DRAFT OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET - TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
Yes Yes Motion To: Que le Comité des transports prenne connaissance du présent rapport. That the Transportation Committee receive this report for information. details STATUS UPDATE - TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE INQUIRIES AND MOTIONS FOR THE PERIOD ENDING 15 FEBRUARY 2019
City Council
2019-02-27
Yes/No/Other Motion Passed Motion Meeting Item
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details OTTAWA COMMUNITY HOUSING CORPORATION - CONFIRMATION OF RE-ELECTION OF CHAIR
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details BOARD ACTIVITY, TRAINING & PERFORMANCE: 2018 ANNUAL REPORT
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS the City of Ottawa, being the sole voting member of the Ottawa Community Lands Development Corporation (the “Corporation”), consents to the holding of and waives notice of this meeting and consents to the transaction of such business as may come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof; and WHEREAS Section 285 of the Ontario Corporations Act permits a corporation to increase or decrease the number of its directors by special resolution; WHEREAS Section 129 of the Ontario Corporations Act provides that the members must confirm, reject, amend or otherwise deal with any by-law passed by the directors; and WHEREAS Section 3.01 of By-Law #1 of the Corporation, a copy of which is held on file with the City Clerk, provides that there shall be on the Board of Directors a minimum of five (5) City Council Directors; and WHEREAS on December 12, 2018 Ottawa City Council approved the recommendations of the 2018-2022 Council Governance Review Report with respect to the co details APPOINTMENTS TO THE OTTAWA COMMUNITY LANDS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details APPOINTMENTS TO THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY CONSERVATION AUTHORITY
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details APPOINTMENTS TO THE RIDEAU VALLEY CONSERVATION AUTHORITY
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details APPOINTMENT TO SOUTH NATION CONSERVATION
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details STATUS UPDATE - COUNCIL INQUIRIES AND MOTIONS FOR THE PERIOD ENDING FEBRUARY 22, 2019
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details SITE PLAN CONTROL PROCESS AND FEES REVIEW
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT - 1500 THOMAS ARGUE ROAD
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT - 2800 MOODIE DRIVE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details CITY OF OTTAWA ZONING BY-LAW 2008-250: OMNIBUS AMENDMENTS Q1 2019
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS the Community and Protective Services Committee Terms of Reference lists “heritage” as one of the issues that fall within the mandate of the Committee; and WHEREAS the Built Heritage Sub-Committee, which does not report to CPSC, continues to have oversight for matters related to Built Heritage, and matters related to the Ontario Heritage Act; and WHEREAS the Specific Responsibilities section of the CPSC Terms of Reference already specify that the this committee will continue to have responsibility for developing partnerships with, and provide funding to, community groups in the recreation, arts, heritage and cultural sectors; as well as providing overall guidance and direction on matters related to Arts, Cultural Affairs and Museums; THEREFORE be it resolved that the Mandate section of the Terms of Reference be revised to replace “parks, recreation, cultural programming, heritage” with “parks, recreation, cultural, museum and heritage programming”, to cla details COMMUNITY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES COMMITTEE TERMS OF REFERENCE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details APPOINTMENTS TO THE ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details APPOINTMENTS TO THE ARTS, CULTURE AND RECREATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details STANDING COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT - TERMS OF REFERENCE
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS on February 19, 2019 the Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management on February 19, 2019 approved appointments to the Environmental Stewardship Advisory Committee (ESAC); and WHEREAS the report explained that the Selection Panel was requesting waiver of Section 2.6 of the Appointment Policy in order to allow Mr. Bill Eggertson to continue to serve simultaneously on ESAC and the Planning Advisory Committee; and to waive Section 2.1 of the Appointment Policy in order for returning member Mr. Kris Nanda to serve for the full 4 year term as he has already served 6 years and as per the Appointment Policy would only be eligible to serve an added 2 years; and WHEREAS Council approval is required to waive these Appointment Policy requirements; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council waive the Appointment Policy requirements for Mr. Eggertson and Mr. Nanda as set out above for the Environmental Stewardship Advisory Committee. details APPOINTMENTS TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details MOTION - STUMP GRINDING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details FINANCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE TERMS OF REFERENCE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details APPOINTMENTS TO THE FRENCH LANGUAGE SERVICES ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS the BIA Board of Management Appointments Report was approved at the Finance and Economic Development Committee meeting on February 12, 2019; and WHEREAS on February 22, 2019, Economic Development staff were provided with the minutes of the Kanata Central BIA Annual General Meeting of January 28, 2019; and WHEREAS the Kanata Central BIA Board members listed in the above report did not include Morgan Smith, who was confirmed as a member at the BIA Board Meeting; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approve the addition of Morgan Smith to the Kanata Central Board of Directors. details BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREAS BOARDS OF MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS - 2018 - 2022 TERMS OF COUNCIL
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS Amendments to the Barrhaven Business Improvement Area Board of Management were approved at the Finance and Economic Development Committee meeting on February 12, 2019; and WHEREAS subsequent to Committee consideration, on February 26, 2019 the Barrhaven BIA approved a resolution to amend the BIA’s Constitution to allow up to 3 Councillors to serve on the Board; and WHEREAS Councillor Moffatt has expressed interest in serving on the Board as Barrhaven continues to grow south into Ward 21; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Recommendation 1 be amended to specify that the composition of the Barrhaven BIA Board of Management shall be thirteen (13) members, three (3) of which shall be Members of Council; and BE IT FURTHER resolved that Council approve the appointment of Councillor Moffatt to the Barrhaven BIA Board of Management. details BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREAS BOARDS OF MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS - 2018 - 2022 TERMS OF COUNCIL
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details OTTAWA NEXT: BEYOND 2036
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT 180 APPEAL SETTLEMENT - KANATA WEST
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details MOTION - CITY APPEAL TO MINISTERIAL MODIFICATION #2 TO OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT #180 (OPA 180)
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details TRANSIT COMMISSION - TERMS OF REFERENCE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details TENTATIVE COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT WITH THE CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 5500 (CUPE 5500) - IN CAMERA - REPORTING OUT DATE: UPON RATIFICATION BY COUNCIL OF THE AGREEMENT
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE TERMS OF REFERENCE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details APPOINTMENT TO THE MOHR'S LANDING / QUYON PORT AUTHORITY
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details RURAL BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREAS BOARDS OF MANAGEMENT APPOINTMENTS - 2018-2022 TERM OF COUNCIL
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT - 2368 CHURCH STREET
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details APPOINTMENTS TO THE PROPERTY STANDARDS AND LICENSE APPEALS COMMITTEE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP CAPITAL PROGRAMS SUMMARY OF FUNDING ALLOCATIONS
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details APPOINTMENTS TO THE SHAW CENTRE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT - 2280 CITY PARK DRIVE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT - 301 PALLADIUM DRIVE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details SETTLEMENT OF APPEAL 2 TO OFFICIAL PLAN AMENDMENT 180
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details APPOINTMENTS TO THE BUILT HERITAGE SUB-COMMITTEE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details BUILT HERITAGE SUB-COMMITTEE TERMS OF REFERENCE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details PLANNING COMMITTEE TERMS OF REFERENCE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details SUMMARY OF ORAL AND WRITTEN PUBLIC SUBMISSIONS FOR ITEMS SUBJECT TO THE PLANNING ACT 'EXPLANATION REQUIREMENTS' AT THE CITY COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 30, 2019
Yes Yes Motion To: That the Rules of Procedure be suspended to consider the following motion in advance of International Women’s Day, as advanced notice could not be given due to the cancellation of the February 13th Council meeting. WHEREAS in 1910 women delegates from around the world met in Copenhagen to propose that Women’s Day become an international event to promote equal rights for women; and WHEREAS the first International Women’s Day was held in 1911; and WHEREAS in 1977, the United Nations officially called for all countries to mark a day for the recognition of women's economic, political and social achievements; and WHEREAS we are witnessing a significant rise in women’s activism and a deepening resolve to reject gender discrimination in all forms; and WHEREAS every year thousands of events are held around the world to inspire, celebrate and honour women. THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Ottawa City Council declare Friday, March 8, 2019, to be International Women’s Day in the details MOTIONS REQUIRING SUSPENSION OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE
EPWWM
2019-02-19
Yes/No/Other Motion Passed Motion Meeting Item
Absent Yes Motion To: details Minutes 24 - Tuesday, 22 November 2018
Absent Yes Motion To: details STANDING COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT - TERMS OF REFERENCE
Absent Yes Motion To: details STATUS UPDATE - STANDING COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT - INQUIRIES AND MOTIONS FOR THE PERIOD ENDING 7 FEBRUARY 2019
Absent Yes Motion To: WHEREAS the Terms of Reference of the Environmental Stewardship Advisory Committee state that the membership shall include one (1) Member of Council in a liaison capacity; and WHEREAS at its meeting of December 5, 2018, Council approved the “2018-2022 Council Governance Review report” (ACS2018-CCS-GEN-0028), which recommended that the Advisory Committee Council Liaison role of each committee be open to any interested member of the parent Standing Committee, to be appointed by the Standing Committee at its first meeting of 2019; and WHEREAS in response to the circulation undertaken by the City Clerk and Solicitor, Councillor Shawn Menard has expressed his interest in serving as the Councillor Liaison for the Environmental Stewardship Advisory Committee; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management appoint Councillor Shawn Menard to serve as its liaison Member for the 2018-2022 Term of Council. details APPOINTMENTS TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Absent Yes Motion To: WHEREAS the 2019 Draft Budget includes Integrated Roads, Water and Wastewater Capital projects that are funded partially through the Transportation Committee Budget (the Roads portion) and partially through the Rate-supported Budget; and WHEREAS, while these projects were included in the Transportation Committee budget book, but the rate-supported funding for these integrated water and wastewater projects were inadvertently omitted from the rate-supported budget book that was tabled at Council and is before the Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management receive and consider the attached amended pages of the draft 2019 Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management, Rate-Supported Budget, as follows: • Amended Pages 23-25b – Capital Funding Summary • Amended Pages 115-119B - Capital Forecast Summary details 2019 DRAFT OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET - TAX AND RATE SUPPORTED - STANDING COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT
Absent Yes Motion To: TAX That the Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management recommends that Council, sitting as Committee of the Whole, approve the Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management 2019 Tax-supported Draft Operating and Capital Budget, as follows: 1. Infrastructure Services as follows: a. User Fees (p. 9); b. Operating Resource Requirement (p. 8). 2. Resliliency and Natural Systems Policy Operating Resource Requirement (p. 10); 3. Solid Waste Services as follows: a. User Fees (pp. 12-13); b. Operating Resource Requirements (p. 11); 4. Forestry Services as follows: a. User Fees (p. 15); b. Operating Resource Requirement (p. 14). 5. Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management Capital Budget p. 16 (individual projects listed pp. 34-35, pp. 37-45). details 2019 DRAFT OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET - TAX AND RATE SUPPORTED - STANDING COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT
Absent Yes Motion To: RATE That the Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management recommends that Council, sitting as Committee of the Whole, approve the Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management 2019 Rate-supported Draft Operating and Capital Budget, including amended pages 23-25B and 115-119B, as follows: 1. Drinking Water Services as follows: a. User Fees (pp. 9-13); b. Operating Resource Requirement (p. 8). 2. Wastewater Services as follows: a. User Fees (pp. 15-17) b. Operating Resource Requirement (p. 14); 3. Stormwater Services as follows: a. User Fees (pp. 19-22); b. Operating Resource Requirements (p. 18); 4. The Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management Rate-Supported Capital Budget (pp. 23-25B, as amended, individual projects listed on pp. 39-64, 66-69, 71-92 and 94-114). details 2019 DRAFT OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET - TAX AND RATE SUPPORTED - STANDING COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT
Absent Yes Motion To: WHEREAS, on February 19, 2019, the Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management Committee is considering the draft 2019 Rate Supported Services Operating and Capital Budgets; and, WHEREAS, the Stormwater Services budget includes an overall revenue increase of 13% to cover the costs of the full capital and operating Stormwater Services program, as approved in the Long-Range Financial Plan for Rate Supported Services; and WHEREAS, the recommended 13% revenue increase to cover program costs would result in an increase of 10.8% for Stormwater ratepayers; and WHEREAS staff has advised that a 1% reduction in the Stormwater rate could be achieved if the Stormwater Services budget was reduced by $410,000; and WHEREAS staff has advised that a reduction of $410,000 in the overall stormwater capital program could be accommodated without a major impact in stormwater services; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Manage details 2019 DRAFT OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET - TAX AND RATE SUPPORTED - STANDING COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT
Absent Yes Motion To: WHEREAS Phase 1 of Energy Evolution: Ottawa’s Community Energy Transition Strategy was approved by Council on December 13, 2017 (ACS2017-PIE-EDP-0048). It framed the beginning of a strategy for Ottawa and approved a three-year action plan designed to manage energy consumption, promote the use of renewable energy and advance local economic development opportunities in Ottawa.; and WHEREAS on December 13, 2017 Council approved by way of motion that: “City Council approve that any surplus in the Hydro dividend received in 2018 will be allocated such that 2/3 of the amount be directed towards the Road Resurfacing program and that 1/3 be directed towards energy efficiency programs within the City, with specific projects to be recommended by the Environment and Climate Protection Committee and Council once the specific dollar amount, if any, is known.” WHEREAS in June 2018 Council approved the Energy Evolution: Ottawa’s Community Energy Transition Strategy, Phase 2 Update details 2019 DRAFT OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGET - TAX AND RATE SUPPORTED - STANDING COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT
Absent Yes Motion To: That, pursuant to Subsection 89(3) of the Procedure By-law (being By-law NO 2019-8), the Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management approve that the Rules of Procedure be waived to allow for the consideration of the item listed as: IPD B - URBAN FOREST MANAGEMENT PLAN UPDATE AND IMPLEMENTATION (ACS2019-PIE-EDP-0012) details URBAN FOREST MANAGEMENT PLAN:' 2018 UPDATE AND 2019 - 2022
City Council
2019-02-06
Yes/No/Other Motion Passed Motion Meeting Item
Yes Yes Motion To: BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor’s remarks given at the City Council meeting on February 6, 2019, be appended to the Minutes of today’s Council meeting. details MAYOR'S BUDGET ADDRESS
Absent Yes Motion To: RECOMMANDATIONS DU RAPPORT 1. Que le Conseil municipal reçoive et dépose les budgets provisoires de fonctionnement et d’immobilisations de 2019 à sa réunion du 6 mars 2019 et qu’il les examine subséquemment en comité plénier le 6 mars 2019. 2. Que le Conseil municipal transmette les parties pertinentes des budgets de fonctionnement et d’immobilisations de 2019 à chaque comité permanent du Conseil, Sous-comité de la technologie de l’information et à la Commission du transport en commun pour que ces derniers les examinent subséquemment et formulent des recommandations au Conseil en comité plénier le 6 mars 2019. REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS 1. That City Council receive and table the Draft 2019 Operating and Capital Budgets at its meeting of February 6, 2019 for subsequent consideration by Council in Committee of the Whole to be held March 6, 2019. 2. That City Council refer the relevant portions of the 2019 Operating and Capital Budgets to each Standing Committ details 2019 DRAFT OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGETS
Yes Yes Motion To: details 2019 DRAFT OPERATING ESTIMATES - COMMITTEE OF ADJUSTMENT
Yes Yes Motion To: details CRIME PREVENTION OTTAWA 2019 DRAFT BUDGET
Yes Yes Motion To: details OTTAWA POLICE SERVICES BOARD - 2019 DRAFT OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGETS
Yes Yes Motion To: details OTTAWA PUBLIC LIBRARY:' 2019 DRAFT BUDGET ESTIMATES
Yes Yes Motion To: details 2019 DRAFT OPERATING BUDGET FOR THE OTTAWA BOARD OF HEALTH
Yes Yes Motion To: details FTE ANALYSIS REPORT - INFORMATION SUPPLEMENTAL TO THE BUDGET ESTIMATES
Yes Yes Motion To: details 2019 MUNICIPAL VEHICLE AND EQUIPMENT PLAN - INFORMATION SUPPLEMENTAL TO THE BUDGET ESTIMATES
City Council
2019-01-30
Yes/No/Other Motion Passed Motion Meeting Item
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details DECLARATION OF VACANT OFFICE ON COUNCIL - WARD 13 (RIDEAU-ROCKCLIFFE) AND RELATED MATTERS
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details APPOINTMENTS TO THE OTTAWA BOARD OF HEALTH
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details APPOINTMENTS TO THE OTTAWA PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD
No Yes Motion To: RECOMMANDATIONS DU RAPPORT Que, suite aux délibérations du jury de sélection, le Conseil municipal approuve : 1. les nominations suivantes à la Commission du transport en commun, tous les mandats entrant en vigueur à l’approbation par le Conseil, pour le mandat du Conseil 2018-2022 : Anthony Carricato Michael Olsen Leah Williams Sarah Wright-Gilbert 2. la réserve ouverte de membres suivante à partir de laquelle le jury de sélection pourrait formuler des recommandations quant aux personnes à nommer si un poste devait être comblé lors du mandat 2018-2022 du Conseil : André Bergeron Brian Innes John Marshall Caterina Ositashvili REPORT RECOMMENDATIONS That, further to deliberations of the Selection Panel, Council approve: 1. The following appointments to the Transit Commission, all terms to be effective upon Council approval, for the 2018-2022 Term of Council: Anthony Carricato Michael Olsen Leah Williams Sarah Wright-Gilbert 2. The following unranked pool of rese details APPOINTMENTS TO THE TRANSIT COMMISSION
Absent Yes Motion To: Whereas Planning Committee considered a report with respect to a proposed rezoning of 180 Island Park Drive; and Whereas the staff recommendation for the rezoning was lost at Committee; and Whereas to establish a Council position it is necessary that a recommendation by adopted by Council; and Whereas if a rezoning is refused reasons must be provided; Therefore Be It Resolved That Council adopt the following in respect of the application for rezoning for 180 Island Park Drive (Planning Committee Report 1, Item 5 on the City Council Agenda): 1. That the application for a rezoning for 180 Island Park Drive is refused. 2. That the reasons for the refusal are the following: a. The existing zoning is consistent with the Provincial Policy Statement; b. The existing zoning conforms to the Official Plan; c. The proposed zoning does not meet the intent of the purpose of the R1 zones as expressed in the purpose provision for the R1 zone in the zoning by-law; d. An employment use in th details ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT - 180 ISLAND PARK DRIVE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT - 2983 AND 3053 NAVAN ROAD
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details MOTION - COUNCIL RESOLUTION REGARDING SECTION 45 OF THE PLANNING ACT, IN RESPECT OF 168 DALY AVENUE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT - 5035, 5045 AND 5055 INNOVATION DRIVE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT - 575 DEALERSHIP DRIVE
Yes Yes Motion To: That the item be Carried on consent. details O-TRAIN NETWORK DEVELOPMENT ZONE OF INFLUENCE
Absent Yes Motion To: WHEREAS Alta Vista is home to two properties owned by the Government of Canada, the Federal Study Centre located at 1495 Heron Road and an undeveloped property at 530 Tremblay Road; and WHEREAS the Federal Study Centre, approximately 17 acres in size, is located on the north side of Heron Road abutting City-owned green spaces and the homes in Guildwood Estates; and WHEREAS the Government of Canada’s property on Tremblay Road, approximately 26 acres in size, is located on the south side of Tremblay Road at the intersection of St-Laurent Boulevard and abuts the homes in Eastway Gardens; and WHEREAS the Federal Study Centre pavilions are currently vacant and being prepared for disposal; and WHEREAS the Tremblay Road lands are vacant and have significant potential for intensification due to the size and location of the site; and WHEREAS the federal government’s intent is to transfer the Federal Study Centre to Canada Lands Company for redevelopment (a federal Crown corporati details MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN
Yes Yes Motion To: THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Environment and Climate Protection Committee be renamed the Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management; and details MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN
Yes Yes Motion To: BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a Climate Impact lens be considered for the template for all Standing Committee reports and that this consideration be referred to the Mid-term Governance Review; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a comprehensive review of all lenses be included in the Mid-term Governance Review so as to ensure efficient and meaningful reporting to Committees and Council. details MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN
City Council
2018-12-12
Yes/No/Other Motion Passed Motion Meeting Item
Yes Yes Motion To: details APPOINTMENTS OF SPORTS COMMISSIONER AND COUNCIL LIAISONS - 2018-2022 TERM OF COUNCIL
Absent 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
Yes 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
No 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
Absent 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
No 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: WHEREAS a community based organizing committee has been struck to plan improvements to Centennial Park in Manotick; and WHEREAS the first phase in the plan toward upgraded outdoor recreation facilities is to develop an updated concept plan for the park; and WHEREAS the concept plan will lay out the plans for improved skate park, outdoor rink and basketball park; and WHEREAS the Georgina Falls Trust Fund was established for the purposes of funding improvements to the Manotick Arena and Centennial Park such as the aforementioned plans; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that $5,500 be transferred from the Georgina Falls Trust Fund to the Manotick Culture, Parks and Recreation Association, for the purposes of developing a concept plan for Centennial Park in Manotick. details MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN*
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS the McArthur Avenue Improvement Plan was recently completed and provides much-needed bike lanes that are used by residents in all seasons throughout the year; and WHEREAS failure to clear the McArthur Avenue bike lanes would result in accessibility challenges for OC Transpo users and other residents; and WHEREAS $37,000 is required to maintain the McArthur Avenue bike lanes to Council-approved Maintenance Quality Standards for the remainder of the current season; and WHEREAS the City Treasurer has advised that the Tax Rate Stabilization Reserve is a potential funding source for the continued maintenance of the McArthur Avenue bike lanes for the remainder of the current season; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approve funding from the Tax Rate Stabilization Reserve Fund to maintain the McArthur Avenue Bike Lanes to Council-approved Maintenance Quality Standards for the remainder of the 2018-2019 Winter Season. details MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN*
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
Yes 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
Yes 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)
City Council
1969-12-31
Yes/No/Other Motion Passed Motion Meeting Item
Yes Yes Motion To: WHEREAS the Contract Award of Ottawa’s Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Projects and Related Matters Report contained a previous version in the “Delegations of Authority” section on pages 85 and 86; and WHEREAS the content of the previous version does not affect the recommendations of the report; and WHEREAS staff have revised the Delegations of Authority section to provide clarity and to expressly identify Algonquin College Agreement which was inadvertently omitted; and WHEREAS the report is to be tabled at Council on Wednesday, February 27, 2019; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the first paragraph of the Delegations of Authority Section of the report be modified to read as follows; “This Report recommends specific delegations of authority to the City Manager with the concurrence of the General Manager, Corporate Services and City Treasurer to execute the Memorandum Agreement with Carleton University, the Memorandum of Agreement with PWGSC, the Crossing Agreement with VIA R details CONTRACT AWARD OF OTTAWA'S STAGE 2 LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT PROJECTS AND RELATED MATTERS
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