Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/26/2021 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
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21-A-046 1  Confirmation of MinutesAdoption of the Minutes of the City Council meeting dated April 12, 2021.Adopted as printed and circulated  Action details Not available
21-A-047 1  Awards and RecognitionRECOGNITION OF THE 2020-2021 “I LOVE BARRIE” CONTEST WINNERS Mayor Lehman recognized the winners of the “I Love Barrie” Contest. Mayor Lehman noted that the winners were selected based on their originality, positivity, and expressiveness. Mayor Lehman called upon the following contest winners who shared their artwork or short story: · Primary (Kindergarten to Grade 3): Jack Prestwich, Grade 3, Assikinack Public School · Junior (Grade 4 to 6): Sadie Mitton, Grade 6, West Bayfield Elementary School · Intermediate (Grade 7 and 8): Eden Goreta, Grade 7, St. John Paul II Catholic School Councillor, M. McCann discussed that the contest began five years ago in Ward 10. He advised that the City welcomed 110 entries of artwork and short stories from youths across 19 elementary schools sharing why they love Barrie. The winners of the “I Love Barrie” contest and all of the participants who submitted artwork or a short story sharing why they love Barrie, were congratulated.Received  Action details Not available
21-A-048 1  Presentation - CCRECOGNITION OF THE MONARCH ULTRA RUN EVENT Carlotta James, Co-founder/Project Director, and Gunther Schubert from Monarch Ultra Run Event provided a presentation concerning Monarch Ultra’s efforts to raise awareness of the decline in the monarch butterfly population and the migratory journey they take every year. A video was played highlighting the 2019 Monarch Ultra Run Event that ran across North America ending in Central Mexico. Ms. James discussed slides concerning the following topics: · A summary of why the population of the monarch butterfly is dropping and the importance of the monarch butterfly as a pollinator; · The Monarch Ultra mission; · A map illustrating the 47-day running adventure across North America, and the migratory journey of the monarch butterfly; · The Peterborough launch in September 2019; · A summary of the school presentations, events and council meetings during the journey to promote awareness; · A summary and map of the Monarch Ultra Relay Run planned for 2021, starting in Peterborough on September 19 and ending in Barrie on October 9, 2021; · FunReceived  Action details Not available
21-A-049 1  Reports from Officers - CCREPORT OF THE INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER DATED APRIL 22, 2021 Suzanne Craig, Integrity Commissioner provided an overview on the content of her Complaint Investigation Report dated April 22, 2021 under the City of Barrie Code of Conduct concerning the alleged conduct of Chair, Rob Hamilton of the Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA). Ms. Craig discussed her findings and recommendations contained within the Report. Mr. Hamilton was not in attendance to speak at the meeting. Members of Council asked a number of questions to the Integrity Commissioner and City staff and received responses. Pursuant to Section 7.14 of the Procedural By-law 2019-100 as amended, Councillor, M. Morales raised a point of privilege. Mayor J. Lehman ruled against the point of privilege pursuant to Section 6.6 of the Procedural By-law 2019-100 as amended.Received  Action details Not available
21-A-050 1  Reports from Officers - CCREPORT OF THE INTEGRITY COMMISSIONER DATED APRIL 22, 2021 Moved by: Deputy Mayor, B. Ward Seconded by: Councillor, C. Riepma 1. That the Report of the Integrity Commissioner dated April 22, 2021, be received. 2. That the conclusion of the Integrity Commissioner that there was a contravention(s) of the Council and Committee Member Code of Conduct, be endorsed. 3. That in light of the Respondent’s resignation from the Board of the Downtown Business Improvement Association (BIA) on April 26, 2021, the imposition of a penalty and any remedial action is deemed to have been addressed.Adopted  Action details Not available
21-A-051 1  Tax ApplicationTAX APPLICATIONS DATED APRIL 26, 2021 Moved by: Deputy Mayor, B. Ward Seconded by: Councillor, R. Thomson That the list of applications for cancellation, reduction or additions to taxes to Council dated April 26, 2021 submitted by the Treasurer in the amount of $12,778.29, be approved.Adopted  Action details Not available
21-A-052 1  Committee Report CCGeneral Committee Report dated April 19, 2021, Sections A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J and K. (APPENDIX “A”)Received  Action details Not available
21-G-081 2  Committee Report - GCREPORT OF THE CITY BUILDING COMMITTEE DATED APRIL 13, 2021Received  Action details Not available
21-G-082 2  RecommendationROTARY CLUB OF BARRIE - COVID-19 HEROES GARDENAdopted  Action details Not available
21-G-083 3  RecommendationSIGNAGE ON HERITAGE BUILDINGS IN DOWNTOWN BARRIEAdopted  Action details Not available
21-G-084 3  RecommendationMUNICIPAL HERITAGE REGISTER - 90 WILLIAM STREET AND 125 DUNLOP STREET EASTAdopted  Action details Not available
21-G-085 3  RecommendationSUPPORT FOR THE FIREBIRD COMMUNITY CYCLE APPLICATION TO THE HEALTHY COMMUNITIES INITATIVESAdopted  Action details Not available
21-G-086 4  RecommendationPROPOSED BRADFORD BY-PASS - REFERRAL TO STAFF IN DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENTAdopted  Action details Not available
21-G-087 3  RecommendationDEVELOPMENT OF A VISION ZERO POLICY AND TRAFFIC CALMING POLICY UPDATEAdopted  Action details Not available
21-G-088 3  Staff Report - GC2020 ANNUAL PROCUREMENT ACTIVITY REPORTAdopted  Action details Not available
21-G-089 3  Staff Report - GC2020 YEAR END DEVELOPMENT CHARGE REPORTS AND TREASURER’S STATEMENTAdopted  Action details Not available
21-G-090 3  Staff Report - GC2020 YEAR END CASH IN LIEU OF PARKLAND REPORT AND TREASURER’S STATEMENTAdopted  Action details Not available
21-G-091 3  Staff Report - GCBARRIE BAYCATS BASEBALL CLUB FACILITY USE AGREEMENTAdopted  Action details Not available
21-G-092 2  Item of Discussion - GCINVESTIGATION OF DOG OFF-LEASH RECREATION AREA (DOLRA) AT PRINGLE PARK (WARD 5)Adopted  Action details Not available
21-G-093 2  Item of Discussion - GCINSTALLATION OF A TRAFFIC SIGNAL WARNING LIGHT EDGEHILL DRIVE TO FERNDALE DRIVE (WARD 5)Adopted  Action details Not available
21-G-094 3  Item of Discussion - GCINVESTIGATE LOWERING SPEED LIMITS ACROSS THE CITY OF BARRIE BY 10 KILOMETRES PER HOUR (KM/H) AMENDMENT #1 Moved by: Councillor, G. Harvey Seconded by: Councillor, N. Harris That motion 21-G-094 of Section “C” of the General Committee Report dated April 19, 2021, be amended by deleting paragraph 2 and replacing with the following: “That staff in Access Barrie create an online survey to poll residents on road safety and speed changes in the City of Barrie to solicit feedback from residents as to whether they are in favour of a city-wide reduction or solely a reduction in residential areas, along with any further questions including specific streets of concern with respect to road safety and speeding that staff believe are beneficial to assist with the staff report on this matter.” CARRIED Upon the question of the original motion, moved by Deputy Mayor, B. Ward and seconded by Councillor, N. Harris, the motion was CARRIED AS AMENDED BY AMENDMENT #1.Adopted As Amended  Action details Not available
21-G-095 3  Staff Report - GCUPDATES OF THE CITY’S WORKPLACE POLICIES AND ACTIONS UNDERTAKEN RELATED TO A WORKPLACE INVESTIGATIONAdopted  Action details Not available
21-G-096 3  Staff Report - GCBARRIE EMPLOYMENT LANDS STRATEGY AND CONSIDERATIONS (WARD 6, 7 AND 8)Adopted  Action details Not available
21-G-097 4  Staff Report - GC2021 TAX RATIOS AND CAPPING POLICIESAdopted  Action details Not available
21-G-098 2  Item of Discussion - GCNATIONAL THREE DIGIT SUICIDE AND CRISIS HOTLINEAdopted  Action details Not available
21-G-099 2  Item of Discussion - GCINSTALLATION OF STOP SIGNS AT THE INTERSECTION OF SPROULE DRIVE AND MILLER DRIVE (WARD 5) AND AT DOCK ROAD AND COXMILL ROAD (WARDS 8 AND 10)Adopted  Action details Not available
21-G-100 2  Item of Discussion - GCPROCEDURE FOR MOTIONS/AMENDMENTS IN EXCESS OF $30,000 AMENDMENT # 1 Moved by: Councillor, R. Thomson Seconded by: Councillor, J. Harris That the following motion be referred to the next Finance and Corporate Services Committee for further consideration: “That any proposed amendments or requests from the Mayor and members of Council anticipated to cost in excess of $30,000 be submitted to the City Clerk and be circulated to Council no later than 4:30 p.m. the Friday in advance of any Council meeting, except during budget deliberations or a declared State of Emergency. (Item for Discussion 8.5, April 19, 2021)” CARRIED Upon the question of the original motion moved by Deputy Mayor, B. Ward and seconded by Councillor, R. Thomson, the motion was CARRIED AS AMENDED BY AMENDMENT #1.Adopted  Action details Not available
21-G-101 3  Staff Report - GCCONFIDENTIAL PERSONAL INFORMATION MATTER - APPOINTMENT TO HERITAGE BARRIE COMMITTEEAdopted  Action details Not available
21-G-102 2  Staff Report - GCAPPOINTMENT TO THE HERITAGE BARRIE COMMITTEEAdopted  Action details Not available
21-A-053 1  Presentation - CCPRESENTATION CONCERNING THE LIVING GREEN BARRIE TOP 10 ACTIONS FOR CLIMATE Andee Pelan provided a presentation concerning Living Green Barrie, and the non-profit organization’s Top 10 Actions for Climate. Ms. Pelan discussed slides concerning the following topics: · An overview on Living Green Barrie organization; · The funding sources for Living Green Barrie; · The programs developed by Living Green Barrie: Tree Planting, Fruitshare and GreenScreen: · The education into action plan “10 Actions for Climate in 2021”; · A summary of the following 2021 Top 10 Actions for Climate: 1. February - Be Hopeful; 2. March - Invest in Green; 3. April - Reduce Waste; 4. May - Plant Trees; 5. June - Engage; 6. July - Tread Lightly; 7. August - Power Down; 8. September - Eat More Plants; 9. October - Plant More Trees; and 10. November - Buy Less Stuff. · A summary on Living Green Barrie serving the City for 30 years and the ask to partner with the City on Community Engagement and building a sustainable funding model. Members of Council asked questions to Ms. Pelan and CiReceived  Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2021-038 1  By-lawBill #038 A By-law of The Corporation of the City of Barrie to amend regulations to Parks Use By-law 2019-059, a by-law to regulate and govern the use of and activities permitted within City parks, environmentally protected land, and open space. (21-G-076) (New Parks Regulations regarding the Use of Barbeques and Tent Structures and to amend current Parks Use By-law 2019-059) (LCS004-21) (File: P01) (P26/20)   Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2021-039 1  By-lawBill #039 A By-law of The Corporation of the City of Barrie to adopt an amendment to the Official Plan (O.P.A. 071). (21-P-009) (Applications for Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment - 301099 Ontario Inc. (Previn Court Homes) - 180 and 190 Ferndale Drive North, 59 and 61 Sproule Drive and Part of Block 183, Plan 51M-751) (Ward 5) (DEV011-21) (Files: D09-OPA71 and D14-1663)   Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2021-040 1  By-lawBill #040 A By-law of The Corporation of the City of Barrie to amend By-law 2009-141, a land use control by-law to regulate the use of land, and the erection, use, bulk, height, location and spacing of buildings and structures in the City of Barrie. (21-P-009) (Applications for Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment - 301099 Ontario Inc. (Previn Court Homes) - 180 and 190 Ferndale Drive North, 59 and 61 Sproule Drive and Part of Block 183, Plan 51M-751) (Ward 5) (DEV011-21) (Files: D09-OPA71 and D14-1663)   Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2021-041 1  By-lawBill #041 A By-law of The Corporation of the City of Barrie to adopt an amendment to the Community Improvement Plan (Amendment No. 1). (21-P-006) (Amendment No. 1 to the Community Improvement Plan (CIP) (DEV009-21) (File: D18-CIP-2021)   Action details Not available
BY-LAW 2021-042 1  By-lawBill #040 A By-law of The Corporation of the City of Barrie to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on the 26th day of April, 2021.   Action details Not available