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Matters Arising From the Planning Committee
 
Adopting, Approving or Receiving Items in the Consent Agenda
 
Routine Management Reports
Correspondence for Information Only
Managers' Reports
By-Laws
 
Motions
Addendum
 
Civic Petitions
 
Question Period and Announcements
 
Notices of Motion
 
Adjournment
 
Meeting Quick Pick

Agenda
City Council


City Council Meeting
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Tom Davies Square
Brian Bigger, Chair

 

6:00 p.m. OPEN SESSION, COUNCIL CHAMBER

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MOMENT OF SILENT REFLECTION

ROLL CALL

DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND THE GENERAL NATURE THEREOF

 

MATTERS ARISING FROM THE PLANNING COMMITTEE

 
  April 9, 2018

Council will consider, by way of one resolution, resolutions PL2018-48 to PL2018-58 and PL2018-60 to PL2018-66, all of which are found at http://agendasonline.greatersudbury.ca/?pg=agenda&action=navigator&id=1221&itemid=rec. Any questions regarding the resolutions should be directed to Councillor McIntosh, Chair, Planning Committee.

(RESOLUTION PREPARED)

 

ADOPTING, APPROVING OR RECEIVING ITEMS IN THE CONSENT AGENDA

 
  (RESOLUTION PREPARED FOR ITEMS C-1 AND C-2)

 

ROUTINE MANAGEMENT REPORTS

C-1. Report dated April 3, 2018 from the General Manager of Corporate Services regarding Tax Adjustments Under Sections 357 and 358 of the Municipal Act.
(RESOLUTION PREPARED)  
  (This report provides for tax adjustments under Sections 357 and 358 of the Municipal Act, 2001 for properties eligible for cancellation, reduction or refund of realty taxes.)

1.1 Full Report (pdf)

 
C-2. Report dated April 5, 2018 from the General Manager of Community Development regarding Healthy Community Initiative Fund Applications.
(RESOLUTION PREPARED)  
  (This report is requesting approval(s) of eligible Healthy Community Initiative Fund application(s) in accordance with By-law 2016-18.)

2.1 Full Report (pdf)

 

CORRESPONDENCE FOR INFORMATION ONLY

C-3. Report dated March 28, 2018 from the General Manager of Community Development regarding Healthy Community Initiative Fund 2017 Year-End Report.
(FOR INFORMATION ONLY)  
  (This report provides information regarding the Healthy Community Initiative Fund 2017 year-end financials per ward.)

3.1 Full Report (pdf)

 

Regular Agenda

MANAGERS' REPORTS

R-1. Report dated April 3, 2018 from the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure regarding Cooperative Purchase of Services from Locates Service Provider, G-Tel Engineering.
(RESOLUTION PREPARED)  
  (This report outlines the renewing of the contract for the Utilities Locates Program.)

1.1 Full Report (pdf)

 

BY-LAWS

Draft by-laws are available for viewing by members of the public in the Clerk's Services Department on the day of the meeting. Approved by-laws are publically posted with the meeting agenda on the day after passage
 
  Draft by-laws are available for viewing a week prior to the meeting on the City's website at: https://agendasonline.greatersudbury.ca. Approved by-laws are publically posted with the meeting agenda on the day after passage.

 
The following By-Laws will be read and passed. Draft by-laws are available for viewing by members of the public in the Clerk's Services Department on the day of the meeting. Approved by-laws are publically posted with the meeting agenda on the day after passage.
2018-64

A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Confirm the Proceedings of Council at its Meeting of April 24th, 2018

2018-65F

A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Authorize the Cancellation, Reduction or Refund of Realty Taxes

Refer to Item C-1

(This by-law provides for tax adjustments under Sections 357 and 358 of the Municipal Act, 2001 for properties eligible for cancellation, reduction or refund of realty taxes.)

2018-66

A By-Law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Amend By-law 2012-145 being a By-law of the City of Sudbury to Establish and Regulate the Use of Off-Leash Dog Parks

(This by-law amends By-law 2012-145 to add Riverdale Playground Off-Leash Dog Park.)

2018-67

A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Authorize the Purchase of Vacant Land on Lakeshore Street in Capreol Described as PIN 73507-0960 (LT) from Mazzuca Properties Inc.

Planning Committee Resolution #PL2018-57

(This acquisition is required for Phase One of the Capreol 2018 CIP waterfront project.)

2018-68Z

A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Amend By-law 2010-100Z being the Comprehensive Zoning By-law for the City of Greater Sudbury

Planning Committee Resolution #PL2018-27

(This by-law rezones the subject property from “I”, Institutional to “R3.D60”, Medium Density Residential – Trustees of Trinity United Church Garson – 174 Church Street, Garson.)

2018-69P

A By-Law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Adopt Plan Amendment No. 87 to the Official Plan for the City of Greater Sudbury

Planning Committee Resolution #PL2017-92

(The proposed amendment is a site specific amendment to amend the Official Plan for the City of Greater Sudbury by changing the land use designation on a northerly portion of the subject lands from Living Area 1 to Mixed Use Commercial by OPA #87 – 1679592 Ontario Inc./Sandro & Julie DeSimone, 761 & 771 LaSalle Boulevard, Sudbury, ON.)

MOTIONS

M-1. Review of Development Charges
  As presented by Councillor Sizer:

WHEREAS the City of Greater Sudbury has Development Charges which are a fee charged to new development, which is charged at the building permit stage, to recover a portion of the City’s growth related Capital Costs;

AND WHEREAS the current Development Charges By-law is effective until June 30th, 2019, but a background study will soon be underway in preparation for the passage of the new by-law;

AND WHEREAS Council for the City of Greater Sudbury would like, if possible, to stimulate growth and development in this City;

AND WHEREAS Council for the City of Greater Sudbury wishes to explore new incentives, alternatives to development charges, or new approaches to managing development charge rates;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Greater Sudbury directs that as part of the Background Study to be conducted prior to the passage of the new Development Charges By-law, a thorough investigation/study be conducted of possible incentives, alternatives to development charges or new approaches to managing development charge rates with an estimate of their financial impacts.

 
M-2. Motion for Reconsideration
  As presented by Councillor Dutrisac and seconded by Mayor Bigger:

WHEREAS on January 5th, 2016, the Finance and Administration Committee by way of resolution FA2016-01, as ratified by Council Resolution CC2016-04, approved that the By-law to Establish a Water and Wastewater Policy and Water and Wastewater Rates and Charges in General and for Special Projects (WWW by-law) be amended to incorporate the changes required as set out in the report dated December 22, 2015 from the then Acting Chief Financial Officer/City Treasurer, which changes included the elimination of exceptions from the fixed water service charge for vacant lots;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that resolution FA2016-01, as ratified by Council resolution CC2016-04 be reconsidered.

 
M-3. Should Item M-2 be carried by two-thirds majority, the following Motion will be presented: Fixed Water Service Charge for Vacant Lots
  As presented by Councillor Dutrisac and seconded by Mayor Bigger:

WHEREAS on January 5th, 2016, the Finance and Administration Committee by way of resolution FA2016-01, as ratified by Council Resolution CC2016-04, approved that the WWW By-Law be amended to incorporate the changes required as set out in the report dated December 22, 2015 from the then Acting Chief Financial Officer/City Treasurer, which changes included the elimination of exceptions from the fixed water service charge for vacant lots;

AND WHEREAS staff are not aware of any other municipality that collects fixed charges on vacant lots;

AND WHEREAS the fixed charges will result in owners of vacant lots being charged for a service they are not accessing;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Greater Sudbury direct that the WWW By-law 2018-2 be amended to provide exceptions from the fixed water service charge for vacant lots effective upon passage of the amending by-law.

 
M-4. Sudbury Symphony Orchestra Grant
  As presented by Mayor Bigger:

WHEREAS the Sudbury Symphony Orchestra (the “Symphony”) is a vital part of arts and culture in Greater Sudbury, and has established itself as a key component to the community’s artistic landscape; and

WHEREAS the Symphony has existed for over 40 years, comprised of mostly Sudbury-based, volunteer musicians; and

WHEREAS the Symphony has reported financial and staffing turnover challenges that threaten its ability to deliver critical operational programming; and

WHEREAS the organization is a charitable not-for-profit entity in need of $52,000 based on an urgent situation which threatens the continuation of the Symphony as an entity;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the City of Greater Sudbury provide a grant in the amount of $52,000 to the Symphony to assist it to address its urgent need.

 

ADDENDUM

 
 

 

CIVIC PETITIONS

 
 

 

QUESTION PERIOD AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 
 

 

NOTICES OF MOTION

 
 

 

ADJOURNMENT