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City Council โ€“ Monday, Jan.31, 7pm

Updated: Nov 18, 2022

Featuring Deputations on the proposed development at 407-419 Mapleview Drive West and the Request for Community Reintegration Officers for Central North Correctional Centre. Also a presentation by the Barrie Police Service on Community Safety, Well Being and Harm Focused Policing (their words, not ours ๐Ÿ˜‡ )


Minutes: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=M&ID=913784&GUID=B4A73674-4D48-47A0-A755-E5B61115DEA1

Watch Online: https://youtu.be/5_AnJ_VvChE

Agenda: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=913784&GUID=B4A73674-4D48-47A0-A755-E5B61115DEA1

Circulation List: https://barrie.legistar.com/MeetingDetail.aspx?ID=913885&GUID=1220E001-3D34-4369-9645-E456E6CF50AC&Options=info|&Search=



๐Ÿ“œ๐Ÿ“œ Confirmation of the Minutes


๐Ÿ—ฃ๐ŸŽ™ Deputations

  • two emergency deputations requested โ€“ approved unanimously


๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒ† Zoning Bylaw Amendment โ€“ 407, 411, 413, 417 & 419 Mapleview Drive West (Ward 7)

  1. Janet Foster

  2. Anna Del Col

  3. Andrew Zvanitajs

  4. Kapil Uppal

  5. Doug and Maria Rolling

  6. Sarah Davis

  7. Darren Vella, Innovative Planning Solutions on behalf of Encore Group

  8. Andrew Barnett

  9. Kent Burtenshaw โ€“ did not appear

  10. Dave Robinson โ€“ emergency deputation added

  11. Aref Ehtemam โ€“ emergency deputation added


๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜ Request to Province for Community Reintegration Officers for Central North Correctional Centre

  1. Meaghan Chambers, Executive Director for the Elizabeth Fry Society of Simcoe Muskoka



๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ˜ Planning Committee Report


Section A

  • APPROVED unanimously (to receive the presentation)

๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒ† Barrie's New Official Plan Update โ€“ "One City, One Vision, One Plan"


Section B

๐Ÿ™๐ŸŒ† Zoning Bylaw Amendment โ€“ 407, 411, 413, 417 & 419 Mapleview Drive West (Ward 7)

  • Staff Report, December 7: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=10399091&GUID=775615F3-C571-4701-A2C4-8D5F57D4BD63

  • Correspondence โ€“ Site Plan Revisions: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=10399719&GUID=37CCEAD4-950B-422D-94BD-25C52D3AF9AC

  • Presentation: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=10425365&GUID=E801BAE3-B057-4533-8514-D4F7BBFA34F1

  • Video: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=10425366&GUID=CD3C21D0-280B-46DB-8368-78FED877C4A0

  • Referring the application back to staff to prepare a new report with the following parameters:

  • Allow smaller front yard setbacks, increased lot coverage, doubled gross floor area, allow amenity areas to be provided as unconsolidated, allow larger decks (more than double) for stacked / back-to-back townhouses

  • Keep east and west setbacks as requested

  • Follow existing bylaws re: minimum landscaped open space, building height, density,

  • Rear yard minimum setback of 10m; rear second storey decks of townhouse units maximum 2.55 squared metres with rear yard setback of 8.5m; stacked or back-to-back townhouses may not have a deck larger than 28.

  • Perimeter fence of 1.8-2.4m, with rear fence minimum 2.14m, managed by the future condominium board

  • No rooftop terraces

  • That as many trees as possible be retained.

  • Harvey noted an 8-page Staff Memo that had been circulated, and asked staff if they anticipated being able to provide any further information regarding the application on top of that? Ms. Banfield indicated they didn't expect anything else, so Harvey decided to withdraw his referral motion, and submit a new amendment.

  • AMENDMENT (Harvey/Ward) โ€“ That motion 22-P-002 of Section B of the Planning Committee Report dated January 18, 2022 be deleted and replaced with:

  • That further to the Zoning Bylaw Application submitted by Innovative Planning Solutions on behalf of 407-419 Mapleview Inc. and Encore Group to rezone lands known municipally as 407, 409, 413, 417 & 419 Mapleview Drive East [Note: the property in question is listed in the application as 407, 411, 413, 417 and 419 Mapleview Drive West], Residential Multiple Dwelling Second Density (RM2) Zoning be approved without any Special Provisions, and that the Applicant be requested to submit a revised Site Plan that meets the RM2 Zoning requested.

  • That a Holding Provision be put on the Zoning Bylaw for 407, 409, 413, 417 & 419 Mapleview Drive East, Residential Multiple Dwelling Second Density (RM2) until the Applicant receives Site Plan Approval.

  • That site plan approval be bumped up to Council for their approval.

  • That the written and oral submissions received relating to this application have been on balance taken into consideration as part of the deliberations and final decision related to the approval of the Application as amended, including matters raised in these submissions and identified within Staff Report DEV026-21.

  • That, pursuant to Section 34 (7) of the Planning Act, no further notification is required prior to the passing of this Bylaw.

  • AMENDMENT CARRIED โ€“ Recorded vote requested by Harvey [FOR: Riepma, Kungl, Ward, Thomson, N.Harris, Harvey, J.Harris, McCann; AGAINST: Aylwin, Morales, Lehman]

  • MOTION AS AMENDED CARRIED [FOR: Riepma, Aylwin, Kungl, Ward, Thomson, N.Harris, Harvey, J.Harris, McCann, Lehman; AGAINST: Morales]



๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“„ General Committee Report โ€“ Part 1


Section A

  • CARRIED unanimously

๐Ÿคซ๐Ÿ˜ Confidential Potential Acquisition of Property Matter โ€“ Housing Affordability Task Force

  • to receive the confidential notes, and motion 22-G-008 from the presentation and discussion


๐Ÿคซ๐ŸŽฃ Confidential Potential Disposition of Property Matter โ€“ Little Lake

  • to receive the confidential notes, and motion 22-G-009 from the presentation and discussion


๐Ÿคซ๐Ÿข Confidential Potential Disposition of Property Matter โ€“ Sale of H-Block to YMCA

  • to receive the confidential notes, and motion 22-G-010 from the Staff Report and discussion

Section B

  • CARRIED unanimously โ€“ recorded vote requested by Morales

๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’ต Housing Affordability Task Force Recommendations

  • to defer this matter to a future General Committee

Section C

  • CARRIED unanimously

๐Ÿง‘โ€โš•๏ธโš•๏ธ Barrie Area Native Advisory Council (BANAC) โ€“ Indigenous Health Centre

  • That City Council express its support for the Barrie Area Native Advisory Council's proposed new Indigenous Health Centre in the Barrie area, and the Mayor provide letters of support for grant applications for the Health Centre

  • That staff in Development Services and Legal Services work with BANAC on options to use City-owned lands, and report back to General Committee

Section D


๐Ÿซ๐Ÿค Potential Disposition of Property Matter โ€“ YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka

  • That the Worsley Street "Subject Property" be declared surplus, for the sole purpose of negotiating an Agreement of Purchase and Sale with the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka

  • That staff negotiate and Agreement of Purchase and Sale and report back to Council for approval

  • That the YMCA be asked to investigate incorporating space for a warming centre that would be operated between December and March, and could also be used as a community engagement room or other preferred use during the rest of the year.

  • AMENDMENT (McCann/Harvey) โ€“ That motion 22-G-013 of Section C of the First General Committee Report dated January 24, 2022 be amended by adding the following paragraph:

  • #4, That the YMCA come back with a solid plan with the City of Barrie to connect the Library and the YMCA to be safe, warm and enclosed.

  • AMENDMENT CARRIED unanimously

  • MOTION (as amended) CARRIED unanimously


๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“„ General Committee Report โ€“ Part 2

Section A

๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜ Request to Province for Community Reintegration Officers for Central North Correctional Centre

  • News Release re: Ontario hiring 25 Community Reintegration Officers: https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/1001432/ontario-hires-25-new-community-reintegration-officers

  • That a letter be sent to the Solicitor General of Ontario requesting that Community Reintegration Officers be provided for the Central North Correctional Centre, to improve individuals' transitions from custody to neighbouring communities, facilitate linkages to support services, and reduce pressure on the Barrie area sheltering and outreach system.

  • AMENDMENT (Kungl/Ward) โ€“ That a letter be sent to the Solicitor General of Ontario expressing the urgency to prioritize allocating dedicated Community Reintegration Officers for the Central North Correctional Centre to improve an individual's transition from custody to neighbouring communities, facilitate linkages to support services, and reduce pressures on the Barrie area shelter and outreach services system.

  • AMENDMENT CARRIED unanimously

  • MOTION (as amended) CARRIED unanimously

Section B

  • CARRIED unanimously

๐ŸŽญ๐ŸŽป Performing Arts Centre Task Force Update

Section C

  • CARRIED unanimously โ€“ recorded vote requested by Lehman

๐ŸŽญ๐ŸŽป Performing Arts Centre Task Force

  • Supporting Documentation: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=10412716&GUID=0D50A0C0-16FD-4BA2-A96E-E429655D05FD

  • Performing Arts Centre Task Force โ€“ Final Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=10415531&GUID=3E85E094-9ED8-408A-B3A2-923EE489D8C9

  • Receive the recommendations of the Task Force

  • Hire a professional firm with expertise in municipal theatres development, design and management to review the Task Force's recommendations and report back to General Committee detailing the firm's recommendations, including:

  • Project timelines

  • Resource requests

  • Project design scope

  • Once the firm's recommendations re: project scope are circulated to City Council, staff:

  • hire an architect to complete a concept plan and cost estimate for a performing arts centre

  • report back to General Committee once concept plan is complete, including:

  • implementation plan with timelines for construction

  • recommendations for a fundraising program, and associated resourcing and timelines

  • preliminary operating plan that identifies resource requirements

  • proposed budget, Capital Budget implications and annual operating budget costing


๐Ÿ‘ฎ๐Ÿš” Community Safety Well-Being and Harm Focused Policing



๐Ÿ“œ๐Ÿ“œ Bylaws


Bill 006 โ€“ Zoning Bylaw Amendment, 112 & 136 Bayfield St., 14 Sophia St. W, 113 & 115 Maple Ave.


Bill 007 โ€“ Zoning Bylaw Amendment, 217 Dunlop St. E.


Bill 008 โ€“ Confirmation Bylaw




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