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For the City Council Meeting held
Tuesday, April 24, 2018



Location: Tom Davies Square
Commencement: 6:01 PM
Adjournment: 8:12 PM






 
           

His Worship Mayor Brian Bigger, In the Chair

           
Present Councillors Signoretti, Vagnini [A 6:04 p.m.], Montpellier, Dutrisac, Kirwan, Lapierre, Jakubo [D 7:45 p.m.; A 7:48 p.m.], Sizer, McIntosh, Cormier, Reynolds [A 6:04 p.m.], Mayor Bigger
             
City Officials Ed Archer, Chief Administrative Officer; Kevin Fowke, General Manager of Corporate Services; Tony Cecutti, General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure Serivce; Eric Labelle, City Solicitor and Clerk; Catherine Matheson, General Manager of Community Development; Ed Stankiewicz, Executive Director of Finance, Assets and Fleet; Ron Foster, Auditor General; Melissa Zanette, Chief of Staff; Kristen Newman, Deputy City Solicitor/Deputy City Clerk; Marie Litalien, Manager of Communications and French Services; Joseph Nicholls, Interim General Manager of Community Safety; Barbara Dubois, Manager of Community Initiatives, Performance Support and Quality Improvement; Jeff Pafford, Director of Leisure Services; Ian Wood, Director of Economic Development; Christine Hodgins, Legislative Compliance Coordinator; Renée Stewart, Clerk's Services Assistant
             
           

Declarations of Pecuniary Interests and the general nature thereof

           
  None declared


Matters Arising from the Planning Committee

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April 9, 2018

Councillor McIntosh, as Chair of the Planning Committee, reported on the matters arising from the Planning Committee meeting of April 9, 2018.

The following resolution was presented:

CC2018-105 Sizer/Lapierre: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury approves Planning Committee resolutions PL2018-48 to PL2018-58 and PL2018-60 to PL2018-66 inclusive from the meeting of April 9, 2018.

CARRIED

The following are the Planning Committee resolutions:

Ile Manage Law Inc. - Application for rezoning in order to sever an existing single detached dwelling from the parent parcel comprising a building supply and lumber outlet – 1734 & 1744 Pioneer Road, Sudbury

PL2018-48 Sizer/Lapierre: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury approves the application by lie Manage Law Inc. to amend Zoning By-law 2010-100Z by changing the zoning classification from "M1(23)", Mixed Light Industrial/Service Commercial Special to "R1-2(S)", Low Density Residential One Special and a revised "M1 (23)", Mixed Light Industrial/Service Commercial Special on lands described as PIN 73479-0543, Parts 3 to 7, Plan 53R-20166 in Lot 12, Concession 6, Township of Dill, as outlined in the report entitled "lle Manage Law Inc.", from the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure, presented at the Planning Committee meeting of April 9, 2018, subject to the following conditions:

a) That prior to the enactment of the amending by-law the owner provides the Development Approvals Section with a registered survey plan outlining the lands to be rezoned to enable the preparation of an amending zoning by-law;

b)That the amending by-law includes the following site-specific provisions:

i)On lands to be rezoned to a revised M1 (23) Special:

(a)The minimum westerly interior side yard setback for existing buildings located on Part 3, Plan 53R-20166 shall be five (5) metres;

(b) A minimum five (5) metre-wide planting strip shall be provided where the lot abuts the interior side yard and/or rear yard of a lot in a Residential zone.

ii) On lands to be rezoned to R 1-2 Special:

(a) The minimum lot area shall be 880 m2;

(b) The minimum lot frontage shall be 15 metres.

c)Conditional approval shall lapse on April 24, 2020 unless Condition a) above has been met or an extension has been granted by Council.

CARRIED

Michael Glass – Application for rezoning in order to permit a limited range of light industrial uses on the former Wanup Public School site, 4543 Old Wanup Road, Sudbury

PL2018-49 Lapierre/Sizer: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury approves the application by Michael Glass to amend Zoning By-law 2010-100Z by changing the zoning classification from "I", Institutional to “M2(S)”, Light Industrial Special on lands described as PINs 73470-0231 & 73470-0288, Parcels 35220 & 26911 S.E.S., Part 1, Plan SR-551, Parts 1 & 2, Plan SR-2355 in Lot 1, Concession 2, Township of Dill, as outlined in the report entitled “Michael Glass”, from the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure, presented at the Planning Committee meeting of April 9, 2018, subject to the following conditions:

a) That prior to the adoption of the amending by-law, the owner shall enter into a Site Plan Control Agreement with the City;

b) That the amending by-law for the M2-Special zoning indicates the following site-specific provisions:

i) The only permitted uses on the portion of the property described as Parcel 26911 SES, Part 1, Plan SR-551, Part 2, Plan SR-2355 in Lot 1, Concession 2, Township of Dill, shall be a contractor’s yard, commercial self-storage, service trade, warehouse and related accessory uses;

ii) Outdoor storage shall be permitted subject to the provisions of Section 4.28, except no outdoor storage shall be permitted within 50 metres of the southerly interior side lot line abutting Part 2, Plan 53R-17031;

iii) The existing vegetative buffer shall be maintained as follows:

a. 60 metres from the easterly limit of Part 1, Plan SR-2355

iv) The location of the existing building shall be permitted; and,

v) Any additional relief required in order to implement the final site plan.

c) That the uses permitted on the portion of the property described as Part 1, Plan SR-2355 in Lot 1, Concession 2, Township of Dill shall be restricted to the uses permitted in the “RU”, Rural zone and the Rural zone standards shall apply to those lands;

d) Conditional approval shall lapse on April 24, 2020 unless Condition a) above has been met or an extension has been granted by Council.

CARRIED

Sudbury Window Manufacturing Ltd. - Application for rezoning to add vehicle repair shop to the list of permitted uses in the M1-1 zone and to permit vehicle access within the OSP zone, 902 Newgate Avenue, Sudbury

PL2018-50 Sizer/Lapierre: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury approves the application by Sudbury Window Manufacturing Ltd. To amend the Zoning By-law 2010-100Z to change the zoning classification from "M1-1", Business Industrial and "OSP", Open Space Private to "M1-1(S)", Business Industrial Special and "OSP(S)", Open Space Private Special on those lands described as PINs 02123-0007, 02123-0095, & 02123-0420, Parcels 46255, 49975 & part of Parcel 573, Lot 4, Plan M-1059, Parts 1 -8, Plan 53R-13785, Lot 4, Concession 5, Township of McKim, as outlined in the report entitled "Sudbury Window Manufacturing Ltd." from the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure, presented at the Planning Committee meeting of April 9, 2018, subject to the following conditions:

1.That the amending by-law provide as follows:

i)That Lot 4, Plan M-1059, PCL 46225, PIN 02123-0007 be zoned "M1-1 (S)", Business Industrial Special, adding a vehicle repair shop as a permitted use in the M 1-1 zone.

ii)That part of PCL 573, PIN 02123-0420, be zoned "OSP(S)", Open Space Private- Special adding an access driveway as a permitted use in the OSP zone.

iii) That the part of PCL 573, PIN 02123-0420, zoned "OSP(S) located within Category 2 habitat for Blanding's Turtle be subject to a Holding Provision.

iv) That PCL 49975, PIN 02123-0095, be zoned "M1-1(S)", Business Industrial Special, adding outdoor storage of vehicles accessory to a vehicle repair shop as a permitted use in the M1-1 zone and that it be subject to a Holding Provision.

v) That the "H" Holding provision in iii) and iv) above, restrict the use of those lands to those uses which legally existed on the date the By-law applying the "H", Holding symbol. The "H", Holding symbol shall only be removed by Council upon:

a) Approval from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry of a re-delineation of a portion of the Ponderosa Provincially Significant Wetland (PSW) boundary such that lands are located outside of the PSW to the satisfaction of the City's Director of Planning Services; and,

b) The submission of an Environmental Impact Study (EIS) to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning Services that demonstrates that there will be no negative impacts on the Ponderosa PSW or its ecological functions, including habitat for species at risk.

2. That prior to the enactment of the amending by-law:

a. the owner provide the Development Approvals Section with a registered survey plan outlining the lands to be rezoned to enable the preparation of an amending Zoning By-law.

b. the existing shipping and storage container must be removed to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning Services.

3. Conditional approval shall lapse on April 24, 2020 unless condition #2 above has been met or an Extension has been granted by Council.

4. That the owner shall enter into an amended site plan control agreement with the City prior to occupancy of the vehicle repair shop use in the building at 902 Newgate Avenue.

CARRIED

Three Seasons Investments Limited - Application for Rezoning and Plan of Subdivision, Hargreaves Avenue & Smith Street, Sudbury

Resolution regarding Rezoning Application:

PL2018-51 Lapierre/Szier: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury approves the application by Three Seasons Investments Limited to amend the Zoning By-law 2010-100Z to change the zoning classification from "R3-1.D24.5", Medium Density Residential to "R2-2", Low Density Residential Two in order to permit the development of 23 lots for semi-detached dwellings on those lands described as Part of PIN 73580-0047, Part 1 and part of Part 2, Plan 53R-11659, Lots 1 & 2, Concession 4, Township of McKim, as outlined in the report entitled "Three Seasons Investments Limited" from the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure, presented at the Planning Committee meeting of April 9, 2018, subject to the following conditions:

1. That the owner provide the Development Approvals Section with a registered survey plan outlining the lands to be rezoned to enable the preparation of an amending by-law.

2.That the lands on the draft plan of subdivision be rezoned as follows:

i)That Lots 5 to 23 be zoned "R2-2", Low Density Residential Two; and

ii)That Block 'A' be zoned "OSP", Open Space Private.

3. Conditional approval shall lapse on April 10, 2020 unless condition #1 above has been met or an extension has been granted by Council.

CARRIED

Resolution regarding the Draft Plan of Subdivision:

PL2018-52 Sizer/Lapierre: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury Council's delegated official be directed to issue the draft approval for the subject plan of subdivision not sooner than 14 days following the date of the public meeting in accordance with the requirements of Section 51 (20) of the Planning Act, as outlined in the report entitled "Three Seasons Investments Limited" from the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure, presented at the Planning Committee meeting of April 9, 2018, subject to the following conditions:

1. That this draft approval applies to the draft plan of subdivision of PIN 73580-0246 & Part of PIN 73580-0047, Part 1 and part of Part 2, Plan 53R-11659. Lots 1 & 2, Concession 4, Township of McKim as shown on a plan of subdivision prepared by R.V. Anderson Associates Limited and dated September 21, 2017.

2. Final approval for registration may be issued in phases to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning provided that:

i. phasing is proposed in an orderly progression, in consideration of such matters as the timing of road improvements, infrastructure and other essential services; and

ii. all agencies agree to registration by phases and provide clearances, as required, for each phase proposed for registration; furthermore, the required clearances may relate to lands not located within the phase sought to be registered.

3. That the owner shall have completed all major outstanding infrastructure deficiencies that are critical to the overall function of the subdivision in previous phases of the plan that have been registered, or have made arrangements for their completion, prior to registering a new phase of the plan, to the satisfaction of the General Manager of Infrastructure Services.

4. The owner/applicant shall provide the required soils report, storm water, water, sanitary sewer and lot grading master planning reports and plans to the Director of Planning Services prior to the submission of servicing plans for any phase of the subdivision.

5. That the street(s) shall be named to the satisfaction of the Municipality.

6. That prior to the signing of the final plan, the Planning Services Division shall be advised by the Ontario Land Surveyor responsible for preparation of the final plan, that the lot areas, frontages and depths appearing on the final plan do not violate the requirements of the Restricted Area By laws of the Municipality in effect at the time such plan is presented for approval.

7. That the subdivision agreement be registered by the Municipality against the land to which it applies, prior to any encumbrances.

8. That such easements as may be required for utility purposes shall be granted to the appropriate authority. All legal and survey costs shall be borne by the owner/applicant.

9. That the owner agrees in writing to satisfy all the requirements, financial and otherwise, of the City of Greater Sudbury, concerning the provision of roads, walkways, street lighting, sanitary sewers, watermains, storm sewers and surface drainage facilities.

10. That the subdivision agreement contain provisions whereby the owner agrees that all the requirements of the subdivision agreement including installation of required services be completed within 3 years after registration.

11. That this draft approval shall lapse 3 years from date of draft plan approval.

12. The final plan shall be integrated with the City of Greater Sudbury Control Network to the satisfaction of the Coordinator of the Surveying and Mapping Services. The survey shall be referenced to NAD83(CSRS) with grid coordinates expressed in UTM Zone 17 projection and connected to two (2) nearby City of ,Greater Sudbury Control Network monuments. The survey plan must be submitted in an AutoCAD compatible digital format. The submission shall be the final plan in content, form and format and properly geo-referenced.

13. Prior to the submission of servicing plans, the owner shall, to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning Services, provide an updated geotechnical report prepared, signed, sealed, and dated by a geotechnical engineer licensed in the Province of Ontario. Said report shall, as a minimum, provide factual information on the soils and groundwater conditions within the proposed development. Also, the report should include design information and recommend construction procedures for any proposed storm and sanitary sewers, stormwater management facilities, watermains, roads to a 20 year design life, the mass filling of land, surface drainage works, erosion control, slope stability, slope treatment and building foundations. Included in this report must be details regarding the removal of substandard soils (if any) and placement of engineered fill (if required) for the construction of homes. The geotechnical information on building foundations, documenting construction parameters for residential structures such as soil bearing capacity, frost cover for foundations, and groundwater table characteristics effecting sub-soil foundation drainage and sump pump design, shall be to the satisfaction of the Chief Building Official and Director of Planning Services. A soils caution agreement, if required, shall be registered on title, to the satisfaction of the Chief Building Official and City Solicitor.

14. That the developer prepares a sediment control plan for the construction phase of the project to the satisfaction of the Nickel District Conservation Authority and the Director of Planning Services.

15. The owner/applicant shall provide a detailed lot grading and drainage plan prepared, signed, sealed, and dated by a professional civil engineer with a valid Certificate of Authorization from the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario, to the satisfaction of the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure for the proposed lots, as part of the submission of servicing plans. This plan must show finished grades around new houses, retaining walls, side yards, swales, slopes and lot corners. The plan must show sufficient grades on boundary properties to mesh the lot grading of the new site to existing properties. A lot grading agreement shall be registered on title, if required, to the satisfaction of Director of Planning Services and City Solicitor. The owner/applicant shall be responsible for the legal costs of preparing and registering the associated lot grading agreement.

16. The owner shall provide such drainage easements as may be required for drainage purposes on the lots to be created. All legal and survey costs shall be borne by the owner/applicant.

17. The owner shall provide sodded rear yard drainage swales as a condition of initial acceptance of the subdivision infrastructure to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning Services.

18. Prior to the submission of servicing plans, the owner shall have a Stormwater Management Report and plan prepared, signed, sealed, and dated by a professional engineer with a valid certificate of authorization. Said report shall establish how the quantity and quality of stormwater will be managed for the subdivision development and assess the impact of stormwater runoff from this developed Subdivision on abutting lands, on the downstream storm sewer outlet systems and on downstream water courses. The report shall establish how the quantity of stormwater generated within the subdivision will be controlled to the new MOECC 20 percent reduction of pre-development flow for the 1 :2, 1:100 and Regional Storm events. The owner shall be required to submit a comprehensive drainage plan of the subject property and any upstream areas draining through the subdivision. The quality of the stormwater must meet an 85 percent TSS removal of the 50 micron particle size. The plan shall be submitted to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning Services and Conservation Sudbury. The major storm flow path shall be clearly delineated on the stormwater management and subdivision grading plans. Major storm overland flow for the subdivision is to remain within City road allowances and City drainage blocks. The civil engineering consultant shall meet with the Development Approvals Section prior to commencing the Stormwater Management Report.

19. Storm sewers are to be provided to the end of cul-de-sacs and extended to capture and convey rear yard drainage to the subdivision's stormwater management facility. Subdivision lots are not permitted to sheet flow onto existing abutting private properties.

20. The owner/applicant shall be responsible for the design of any required stormwater management facility as part of the servicing plans for the subdivision and the owner shall dedicate the lands for the stormwater management facility as a condition of this development.

21. The owner shall be required to have all stormwater management facilities constructed and approved by the City prior to initial acceptance of roads and sewers or at such time as the Director of Planning Services may direct.

22. Streetlights for this subdivision will be designed and constructed by Greater Sudbury Hydro Plus Inc. at the cost of the owner.

23. As part of the submission of servicing plans, the owner/applicant shall have rear yard slope treatments designed by a geotechnical engineer licensed in the Province of Ontario incorporated into the plans at locations required by the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure. Suitable provisions shall be incorporated in the Subdivision Agreement to ensure that the treatment is undertaken to the satisfaction of the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure.

24. The owner provides proof of sufficient fire flow in conjunction with the submission of construction drawings for each phase of construction. All costs associated with upgrading the existing distribution system to service this subdivision will be born totally by the owner.

25. The owner provides proof of sufficient sanitary sewer capacity in conjunction with the submission of construction drawings for each phase of construction. All costs associated with upgrading the existing collection system and/or sewage lift stations to service this subdivision will be born totally by the owner.

26. The owner/applicant provide water and sewer service connections to the five existing lots on proposed Hargreaves Avenue known as Lots 37 to 41 Plan M-132 to the satisfaction of the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure. If an agreement cannot be made with the individual owners, the Owner shall enter into a front-ending agreement to recoup associated costs.

27. The owner/applicant shall relocate the walking trail from the portions of Lot 6 and 7 onto Part 2, Plan 53R-6343 to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning Services.

28. Draft approval does not guarantee an allocation for water or sewer capacity. Prior to the signing of the construction drawings for each phase, the Director of Planning Services is to be advised by the General Manager of Infrastructure Services that sufficient sewage treatment capacity and water capacity exist to service the development.

29. The applicant/owner shall provide to the City, as part of the submission of servicing plans a Siltation Control Plan detailing the location and types of sediment and erosion control measures to be implemented during the construction of each phase of the project. Said plan shall be to the satisfaction of the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure and the Nickel District Conservation Authority. The siltation control shall remain in place until all disturbed areas have been stabilized. All sediment and erosion control measures shall be inspected daily to ensure that they are functioning properly and are maintained and/or updated as required. If the sediment and erosion control measures are not functioning properly, no further work shall occur until the sediment and/or erosion problem is addressed.

30. The owner agrees to provide the required geotechnical report, water, sanitary sewer and lot grading master planning reports and plans to the Director of Planning Services prior to the submission of servicing plans for any phase of the subdivision.

31. The proposed internal subdivision roadways are to be built to urban standards, inciuding curbs, gutters sidewalks, new asphalt binder course, storm sewers and related appurtenances to the City of Greater Sudbury Engineering Standards at the time of submission.

32. The owner will be required to ensure that the corner radius for all intersecting streets is to be 9.0m.

33. The owner/applicant is to provide road linkages to both the existing Hargreaves Avenue and the existing Smith Street to the satisfaction of the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure.

34. The owner/applicant will provide a utilities servicing plan, designed by a consulting engineer with a valid Certificate of Authorization from the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario, for the lots being created, to the satisfaction of the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure. The utilities servicing plan, as a minimum, shall show the location of all utilities including City services, Greater Sudbury Hydro Plus or Hydro One, Bell, Union Gas, Eastlink and Canada Post. This plan must be to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning Services and must be provided prior to construction for any individual phase. The owner/applicant shall be responsible for all costs associated with the installation of said services.

35. The property will require a subdivision agreement and during that process, based on anticipated quantities of removal of rock through blasting, the following conditions will be imposed:

a) The developer will be required to provide a geotechnical report on how the work related to blasting shall be undertaken safely to protect adjoining structures and other infrastructure. The geotechnical report shall be undertaken by a blasting consultant defined as a professional engineer licensed in the Province of Ontario with a minimum of five (5) years experience related to blasting.

b) The blasting consultant shall be retained by the developer and shall be independent of the contractor and any subcontractor doing blasting work. The blasting consultant shall be required to complete specified monitoring recommended in his report of vibration levels and provide a report detailing those recorded vibration levels. Copies of the recorded ground vibration documents shall be provided to the contractor and contract administration weekly or upon request for this specific project.

c) The geotechnical report will provide recommendations and specifications on the following activity as a minimum but not limited to:

i) Pre-blast survey of surface structures and infrastructure within affected area

ii) Trial blast activities

iii) Procedures during blasting

iv) Procedures for addressing blasting damage complaints

v) Blast notification mechanism to adjoining residences

vi) Structural stability of exposed rock faces

d) The above report shall be submitted for review to the satisfaction of the Chief Building Official prior to the commencement of any removal of rock by blasting.

e) Should the developer's schedule require to commence blasting and rock removal prior to the subdivision agreement having been signed, a site alteration permit shall be required under the City of Greater Sudbury's By-law #2009-170 and shall require a similar geotechnical report as a minimum prior to its issuance.

36. The owner shall complete to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning Services of the City of Greater Sudbury and Canada Post:

a) Include on all offers of purchase and sale, a statement that advises the prospective purchaser:

i) That the home/business mail delivered will be from a designated Community Mail Box.

ii) That the developers/owners be responsible for officially notifying the purchasers of the Community Mail Box locations prior to the closing on any home sales.

b) The owner further agrees to:

i) Install concrete pads in accordance with the requirements of, and in locations to be approved by, Canada Post to facilitate the placement of Community Mail Boxes. Canada Post will need to be informed when the pads are in place.

ii) Identify the pads above on the engineering servicing drawings. The pads are to be poured at the time of the sidewalk and/or curb installation within each phase of the plan of subdivision. Provide curb depressions at the community mailbox site location(s). These are to be 2 meters in width and no higher than 25 mm.

iii) Determine the location of all centralized mail facilities in cooperation with Canada Post and to post the location of these sites on appropriate maps, information boards and plans.

37.That in accordance with Section 59(4) of the Development Charges Act, a notice agreement shall be registered on title to ensure that persons who first purchase the subdivided land after registration of the plan of subdivision are informed, at the time the land is transferred of all development charges related to development.

38. That 5% of the value of the land included in the subdivision be provided to the City of Greater Sudbury as cash-in-lieu of parkland dedication in accordance with Section 51.1 (3) of The Planning Act to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning Services, Director of Leisure Services, and the City Solicitor.

CARRIED

Staff Direction to provide a business case outlining how the existing informal trail extending general from Dundas Street to Silver Hills Drive can be formalized and maintained as part of the 2019 Budget

PL2018-53 Landry-Altmann/Sizer: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury directs staff to prepare a business case outlining how existing informal trail extending from Dundas Street to Silver Hills Drive can be formalized and maintained (including capital and operating costs) as part of the 2019 Budget.

CARRIED

Purchase of Property - 598 Kingsway, Sudbury

PL2018-54 Lapierre/Sizer: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury authorize the purchase and demolition of 598 Kingsway, Sudbury, legally described as PIN 02132-0186(LT); Lot 46, Plan M-42, City of Greater Sudbury;

AND THAT the acquisition, demolition, designated substance survey and all other costs associated with the demolition be funded from the Capital Financing Reserve Fund - Roads;

AND THAT a by-law be prepared to authorize the purchase and the execution of the documents required to complete the real estate transaction.

CARRIED

Sale of Surplus Land - Van Horne Street, Sudbury

PL2018-55 Sizer/Lapierre: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury authorize the sale of part of the unopened lane south of Van Horne Street, Sudbury, legally described as: part of PIN 73584-1090(L T), being Parts 2,3,4,9, 10 and 11, Plan 53R-20886, Township of McKim;

AND THAT the appropriate by-laws be prepared to authorize the sales, grant of easements and execution of the documents required to complete the real estate transactions;

AND THAT the net proceeds of the sales be credited to the Land Acquisition Reserve Fund.

CARRIED

Sale of Land - Will Street, Sudbury

PL2018-56 Lapierre/Sizer: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury direct staff to negotiate the sale of the unopened portion of Will Street, Sudbury, legally described as PIN 73565-0864(LT) and PIN 73565-0858(L T), City of Greater Sudbury, for fair market value, as established by the City's Director of Assets and Fleet Services.

CARRIED

Purchase of Land - Lakeshore Street, Capreol

PL2018-57 Sizer/Lapierre: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury authorize the purchase of vacant land on Lakeshore Street, Capreol, legally described as PIN 73507-0960(LT), Lot 164, Plan M-65, Township of Capreol;

AND THAT the acquisition be funded from the Capreol CJP waterfront project capital account;

AND THAT a by-law be prepared to authorize the purchase and the execution of the documents required to complete the real estate transaction.

CARRIED

Lease Agreements - 1679 Main Street, Val Caron & 960 Notre Dame Avenue, Sudbury

PL2018-58 Lapierre/Sizer: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury authorize Lease Agreements between the City of Greater Sudbury and the City of Lakes Family Health Team for the use of space in the City owned buildings municipally known as 1679 Main Street, Val Caron and 960 Notre Dame Avenue, Sudbury, for a further 10 year term with an option to renew for a further 10 years once the original term is complete;

AND THAT the appropriate by-laws be prepared to authorize the leases and execution of the documents required to complete the Lease Agreements.

CARRIED

Dalron Construction – Extension to draft plan of subdivision approval, Willow Ridge Estates Subdivision, Sudbury

PL2018-60 Lapierre/Jakubo: That the City of Greater Sudbury’s delegated official be directed to amend the conditions of draft approval for plan of subdivision on those lands known as Part of Parcel 47429 S.E.S. and Parts 4 and 5, Plan 53R-17363, Lots 3 and 4, Concession 6, Township of Broder, City of Greater Sudbury, File 780-6/02006, as outlined in the report entitled “Dalron Construction Ltd. (Willow Ridge)” from the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure, presented at the Planning Committee meeting of April 9, 2018 upon the payment of the processing fee of $2,163.50 as follows:

1. By deleting in Conditions #13, #16, #24, #25, #26, #27, #28, #29, #33, #34 references to “General Manager of Infrastructure Services” and replacing it with “General Manager of Growth & Infrastructure.”

2. By adding the following to the end of Condition #10:

“Included in this report must be details regarding removal of substandard soils (if any) and placement of engineered fill (if required) for the construction of new homes. A soils caution agreement, if required, shall be registered on title, to the satisfaction of the Chief Building Official and City Solicitor.”

3. By adding the following to the end of Condition #12:

“The detailed lot grading plan shall be to the satisfaction of the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure and the Nickel District Conservation Authority. A lot grading agreement shall be registered on title, if required, to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning Services and City Solicitor. The owner/applicant shall be responsible for the legal costs of preparing and registering the associated lot grading agreement.”

4. By deleting in Condition #14 reference to “500'” and replacing it with “150 metres” and adding the following to the end of the condition: “All legal and survey costs shall be borne by the owner/applicant.”

5. By deleting Condition #31 and replacing it with the following:

“31. That this draft approval shall lapse on April 23, 2021.”

6. By adding Conditions #42, #43, #44, #45, #46, and #47 as follows:

“42. The owner/applicant shall provide sodded rear yard drainage swales as a condition of initial acceptance of the subdivision infrastructure to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning Services.”

“43. Streetlights for this subdivision will be designed and constructed by Greater Sudbury Hydro Plus Inc. at the cost of the owner/applicant.”

“44. Final approval for registration may be issued in phases to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning Services, provided that:

i) Phasing is proposed in an orderly progression, in consideration of such matters as the timing of road improvements, infrastructure and other essential services; and

ii) All agencies agree to registration by phases and provide clearances, as required, for each phase proposed for registration; furthermore, the required clearances may relate to lands not located within the phase sought to be registered.”

“45. That the owner/applicant shall have completed all major outstanding infrastructure deficiencies that are critical to the overall function of the subdivision in previous phases of the plan that have been registered, or have made arrangements for their completion, prior to registering a new phase of the plan, to the satisfaction of the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure Services.”

“46. Draft approval does not guarantee an allocation of sewer or water capacity. Prior to the signing of the final plan, the Director of Planning Services is to be advised by the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure, that sufficient sewage treatment capacity and water capacity exists to service the development.”

“47. That in accordance with Section 59(4) of the Development Charges Act, a notice of agreement shall be registered on title to ensure that persons who first purchase the subdivided land after registration of the plan of subdivision are informed, at the time the land is transferred, of all development charges related to development."

CARRIED

Dalron Construction Ltd. – Request to extend a draft approved plan of subdivision (Algonquin Road), Sudbury

PL2018-61 Jakubo/Lapierre: That the City of Greater Sudbury’s delegated official be directed to amend the conditions of draft plan approval for a plan of subdivision on those lands described as Parts 1 to 19, Plan 53R-14976, Lots 4 and 5, Concession 6, Township of Broder, as outlined in the report entitled “Dalron Construction Ltd. (Algonquin Road)” from the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure, presented at the Planning Committee meeting of April 9, 2018, as follows:

1. By adding the following at the end of Condition 12:

“The sediment control plan shall detail the location and types of sediment and erosion control measures to be implemented during construction. The siltation control shall remain in place until all disturbed areas have been stabilized. All sediment and erosion control measures shall be inspected daily to ensure that they are functioning properly and are maintained or updated as required. If the sediment and erosion control measures are not functioning properly, no further work shall occur until the sediment and/or erosion problem is addressed.”

2. By adding the following at the end of Condition 14:

“A lot grading agreement shall be registered on title, if required, to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning Services and City Solicitor. The owner shall be responsible for the legal costs of preparing and registering the associated lot grading agreement.”

3. By deleting condition 28 and replacing it with the following:

“28. That this draft approval shall lapse on April 16, 2019.”

4. By deleting condition 29 and replacing it with the following:

“The owner is required to provide a cash contribution in lieu of onsite stormwater quantity controls and for stormwater improvements within the watershed as outlined in the Algonquin Road Watershed Stormwater Management Study.”

5. By adding the following at the end of Condition 30:

“Included in this report must be details regarding removal of substandard soils (if any) and placement of engineered fill (if required) for the construction of new homes.The geotechnical information on the building foundations shall be to the satisfaction of the Chief Building Official and the Director of Planning Services. A soils caution agreement, if required, shall be registered on title to the satisfaction of the Chief Building Official and the City Solicitor.”

6. By adding the following at the end of Condition 33:

“The utilities servicing plans must be designed by a consulting engineer with a valid Certificate of Authorization from the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario and the owner shall be responsible for all costs associated with the installation of said services.”

7. In Condition 36 deleting the references to “Ministry of Natural Resources” and “MNR” and replacing them with “Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry” and “MNRF”.

8. That a new Condition 45 be added as follows:

“45.As part of the submission of servicing plans, the owner shall have rear yard slope treatments designed by a geotechnical engineer licensed in the Province of Ontario, incorporated into the plans at locations required by the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure. Suitable provisions shall be incorporated in the Subdivision Agreement to ensure that the treatment is undertaken to the satisfaction of the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure.”

9. That a new condition 46 be added as follows:

“46.Streetlights for this subdivision will be designed and constructed by Greater Sudbury Hydro Plus Inc. at the cost of the owner.”

10. That a new Condition 47 be added as follows:

“47. That in accordance with Section 59(4) of the Development Charges Act, a notice agreement shall be registered on title to ensure that persons who first purchase the subdivided lands after registration of the plan of subdivision are informed, at the time the land is transferred, of all development charges related to development.”

CARRIED

Lisa Rollins – Consent Referral Request for Consent Application B7/2018, 222 Gordon Street, Garson

PL2018-62 Lapierre/Jakubo: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury approves the request by Lisa and Dennis Rollins to allow Consent Application B0007/2018 on those lands described PIN 73492-0622, Parts 3 and 5 on Plan 53R-17881, Parts 1, 2 and 3, Plan 53R-18161, Parts1 and 2, Plan 53R-20933, in Lot 3, Concession 4, Township of Garson, to proceed by way of the consent process, as outlined in the report entitled “Lisa and Dennis Rollins” from the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure, presented at the Planning Committee meeting of April 9, 2018.

CARRIED

66 Patterson Street, Sudbury - Declaration of Surplus Property

PL2018-63 Jakubo/Lapierre: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury declares surplus to the City's needs property located at 66 Patterson Street, Sudbury, legally described as PIN 02136-0062(LT), Lot 233, Plan 1SC, City of Greater Sudbury, and market the property for sale to the general public pursuant to the procedures governing the sale of full marketability surplus land as outlined in Property By-law 2008-174, as outlined in the report entitled "66 Patterson Street, Sudbury- Declaration of Surplus Property", from the General Manager of Corporate Services, presented at the Planning Committee meeting of April 9, 2018.

CARRIED

Franceschini Construction Limited - Request for extension of conditional approval of rezoning application File 751-6/15-29, 2336-2338 Lasalle Boulevard, Sudbury

PL2018-64 Jakubo/Lapierre: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury approves the application by Franceschini Construction Limited to extend the conditional approval of rezoning application File # 751-6/15-29 on lands described as PIN 73565-0031, Parcel 51493 SES, Parts 1 & 2, Plan 53R-16021, Lot 10, Concession 6, Township of Neelon for a period of nine (9) months to December 8, 2018, as outlined in the report entitled “Franceschini Construction Limited”, from the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure, presented at the Planning Committee meeting of April 9, 2018.

CARRIED

Larch Street, Sudbury - Declaration of Surplus Land and Land Lease

PL2018-65 Lapierre/Jakubo: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury declares surplus to the City's needs, part of the parking lot located on Larch Street, Sudbury, legally described as part of PIN 73584-0070(LT), part of Lot 40 and Lot 41, Block 'A', Plan 3SA, Township of McKim;

AND THAT the land be leased to La Place des arts du Grand Sudbury by way of grant;

AND THAT the appropriate by-law be prepared to authorize the land lease to La Place des arts du Grand Sudbury, by way of grant, as outlined in the report entitled "Larch Street, Sudbury - Declaration of Surplus Land and Land Lease" from the General Manager of Corporat'e Services, presented at the Planning Committee meeting of April 9, 2018.

CARRIED

Health and Housing Report

PL2018-66 Jakubo/Lapierre: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury directs staff to commence public consultation on the Draft Affordable Housing Community Improvement Plan and Draft Amendments to Zoning By-law 2010-100Z;

AND THAT a summary of the consultation and a recommended Affordable Housing Community Improvement Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments be brought forward for adoption by July 2018, as outlined in the report entitled "Health and Housing Report", from the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure, presented at the Planning Committee meeting of April 9, 2018.

CARRIED

Adopting, Approving or Receiving Items in the Consent Agenda

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Councillor Jakubo requested that Consent Agenda Item C-2 be pulled and dealt with separately.

The following resolution was presented:

CC2018-106 Sizer/Lapierre: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury approves Consent Agenda Item C-1.

CARRIED

The following is the Consent Agenda item:

Routine Management Reports

C-1 ..   Tax Adjustments Under Sections 357 and 358 of the Municipal Act

Report dated April 3, 2018 from the General Manager of Corporate Services regarding Tax Adjustments Under Sections 357 and 358 of the Municipal Act.

CC2018-107 Sizer/Lapierre: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury strikes the amount of $30,919.42 from the tax roll, as outlined in the report entitled "Tax Adjustments Under Sections 357 and 358 of the Municipal Act" from the General Manager of Corporate Services, presented at the City Council meeting on April 24, 2018;

AND THAT staff be directed to prepare a by-law.

CARRIED

C-2 was dealt with separately.

C-2 ..   Healthy Community Initiative Fund Applications

Report dated June 21, 2017 from the General Manager of Community Development regarding Healthy Community Initiative Fund Applications.

The following resolution was presented:

CC2018-108 Lapierre/Sizer: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury approves the Healthy Community Initiative Fund requests, as outlined in the report entitled "Healthy Community Initiative Fund Applications", from the General Manager of Community Development, presented at the City Council meeting on April 24, 2018;

AND THAT any necessary by-laws be prepared.

Recess

At 6:21 p.m. Council recessed.

Reconvene

At 6:27 p.m. Council reconvened.

Councillor Jakubo presented the following amendment:

CC2018-108A: THAT the resolution be amended to include funding for Ward 7 for the Capreol 100 Committee/RCMP Musical Ride and Family Festival in the amount of $5,000 provided that no other funding be allocated by CGS for this event.

LOST

The following resolution was presented:

CC2018-108 Lapierre/Sizer: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury approves the Healthy Community Initiative Fund requests, as outlined in the report entitled "Healthy Community Initiative Fund Applications", from the General Manager of Community Development, presented at the City Council meeting on April 24, 2018;

AND THAT any necessary by-laws be prepared.

CARRIED

Correspondence for Information Only

C-3 ..   Healthy Community Initiative Fund 2017 Year-End Report

Report dated March 28, 2018 from the General Manager of Community Development regarding Healthy Community Initiative Fund 2017 Year-End Report.

For Information Only.

Managers' Reports

R-1 ..   Cooperative Purchase of Services from Locates Service Provider, G-Tel Engineering

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.

The following resolution was presented:

CC2018-109 Sizer/Lapierre: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury authorizes the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure to execute an agreement and any amendments thereto with G-Tel Engineering, the locates service provider selected for the Northern Ontario Region by the Locates Alliance Consortium, to provide locate services for the City of Greater Sudbury, as outlined in the report entitled “Cooperative Purchase of Services from Locates Service Provider, G-Tel Engineering”, from the General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure, presented at the City Council meeting on April 24, 2018.

CARRIED

By-Laws

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The following resolution was presented:

CC2018-110 Lapierre/Sizer:THAT the City of Greater Sudbury read and pass By-law 2018-64 to and including By-law 2018-69P.

Councillor Cormier asked that By-law 2018-66 be pulled and dealt with separately.

The following resolution was presented:

CC2018-110 Lapierre/Sizer: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury read and pass By-laws 2018-64 and 2018-65 and By-law 2018-67 to and including By-law 2018-69P.

CARRIED

The following are the By-Laws:


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.)


2018-67
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.)


By-Law 2018-66 was dealt with separately.


2018-66

By-law Amending Off-Leash Dog Park By-law

Motion for Deferral

Councillor Cormier moved that the By-law be deferred until the City Council meeting of June 12, 2018.

DEFERRED

Motions

M-1 ..   Review of Development Charges

The following resolution was presented:

CC2018-111 Sizer/McIntosh: 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.

Rules of Procedure

Councillor Reynolds presented a friendly amendment to remove "if possible" from the third paragraph.

The following is the resolution with the inclusion of the friendly amendment:

CC2018-111 Sizer/McIntosh: 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 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.

CARRIED
M-2 ..   Motion for Reconsideration

The following resolution was presented:

CC2018-112 Bigger/Dutrisac: 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.

CARRIED BY TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY
M-3 ..   As Item M-2 was carried by two-thirds majority, the following Motion was presented: Fixed Water Service Charge for Vacant Lots

CC2018-113 Bigger/Dutrisac: 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.

CARRIED
M-4 ..   Sudbury Symphony Orchestra Grant

The following resolution was presented:

CC2018-114 Bigger/Kirwan: 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.

At 7:45 p.m. Councillor Jakubo departed.

Mayor Bigger presented the following amendment:

CC2018-114 Bigger/Kirwan: THAT the motion be amended to include the following:

"AND THAT the amount be funded from the Tax Rate Stabilization Reserve;

AND THAT the Symphony is directed to work with the City's Economic Development staff to clarify and address the requirements of the organization for the long-term sustainability of their governance and financial structures; and

AND THAT the Symphony be required to provide a report by July 1, 2018 outlining their debt recovery plan and their strategic operational plan going forward.

CARRIED

At 7:48 p.m. Councillor Jakubo returned.

The resolution as amended was presented:

CC2018-114 Bigger/Dutrisac: 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;

AND THAT the amount be funded from the Tax Rate Stabilization Reserve;

AND THAT the Symphony is directed to work with the City's Economic Development staff to clarify and address the requirements of the organization for the long-term sustainability of their governance and financial structures; and

AND THAT the Symphony be required to provide a report by July 1, 2018 outlining their debt recovery plan and their strategic operational plan going forward.

CARRIED

Addendum

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The following resolution was presented:

CC2018-115 Kirwan/Bigger: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury deal with the items on the Addendum to the Agenda at this time.
CARRIED BY SEVEN VOTES

Declarations of Pecuniary Interest and the General Nature Thereof

None declared.

By-Laws

The following resolution was presented:

CC2018-116 : THAT the City of Greater Sudbury read and pass By-law 2018-70Z to and including By-law 2018-72Z.

CARRIED

The following are the By-laws:

2018-70Z
(This amending by-law inserts explanatory text which was inadvertently omitted in By-law 2018-61Z, being a rezoning by-law to permit a place of amusement in the form of a casino.)

2018-71Z

A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Amend By-law 2018-62Z being a By-law to Amend the Comprehensive Zoning By-law for the City of Greater Sudbury

(This amending by-law inserts explanatory text which was inadvertently omitted in By-law 2018-62Z, being a rezoning by-law to permit a parking lot.)

2018-72Z

A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Amend By-law 2018-63Z being a By-law to Amend the Comprehensive Zoning By-law for the City of Greater Sudbury

(This amending by-law inserts explanatory text which was inadvertently omitted in By-law 2018-63Z, being a rezoning by-law to permit a recreation and community centre in the form of a public arena.)

The following resolution was presented:

CC2018-117 Kirwan/Sizer: THAT the City of Greater Sudbury deals with the items on the Addendum to the Agenda at this time.

CARRIED BY SEVEN VOTES

Declarations of Pecuniary Interest and the General Nature Thereof

None declared.

Large Projects Update: April 2018

Report dated April 23, 2018 from the Chief Administrative Officer regarding Large Projects Update: April 2018.

For Information Only.

Civic Petitions

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No Civic Petitions were submitted.

Question Period and Announcements

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Tax Rate Stabilization Reserve

Councillor Vagnini asked how much money is remaining in the tax rate stabilization fund at the end of 2016.

Ed Stankiewicz, Executive Director of Finance, Assets and Fleet, stated that the balance at the end of 2016 was 3.6 million dollars.

Municipal Road 35

Councillor Montpellier asked for an update on the work being done on M.R. 35 and the information that was released via the Communications department on social media.

Marie Litalien, Manager of Communications and French Services, stated that the City's website, greatersudbury.ca/construction2018, has summaries of all the major road projects including M.R. 35 and maps of the construction which is continuously updated. Preliminary work for the widening of M.R. 35 is anticipated to begin in the summer of 2018. They are currently in the process of retaining a consultant for the design and contract administration. They anticipate beginning underground infrastructure work, such as watermains and culverts, this construction season in preparation for the road widening project which will take place over two (2) construction seasons.

Street Sweeping

Councillor McIntosh asked when residents could anticipate seeing street sweeping begin.

Tony Cecutti, General Manager of Growth and Infrastructure Services, stated that due to the longer winter, street sweeping and line painting has been delayed. He estimates that they are roughly two (2) weeks behind last year's schedule.

Notices of Motion

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No Notices of Motion were presented.

Adjournment

..   Sizer/Kirwan: THAT this meeting does now adjourn. Time: 8:12 p.m.

CARRIED
 

 

Mayor Brian Bigger, Chair
Eric Labelle, City Solicitor and Clerk