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City Council - Wednesday, August 16, 7pm

Updated: Aug 17

Confirming earlier decisions from General Committee, and a Direct Motion to apply for a "rush" for a Senior's Development


Watch Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICzVmMwuBhw

Agenda: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=1110182&GUID=27BFD28B-8596-4B74-9E9A-B3DF2EFBB0CF



๐Ÿง‘โ€โš–๏ธ๐Ÿคด Swearing in of Honourary Student Mayor

  • Hope from Seasons Centre for Grieving Children โ€“ Hope Around Town Initiative


๐Ÿ“œ๐Ÿ“œ Confirmation of the Minutes


๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ… Awards and Recognitions


๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฅ… Barrie Colts U15AA Hockey Team

  • Congratulations to the Barrie Minor Hockey Association (BMHA) Barrie Colts U15AA Hockey Team on winning the Ontario Minor Hockey Championship and All Ontario Championship


๐Ÿ—ฃ๐ŸŽ™ Deputations


๐Ÿข๐Ÿฌ Zoning Bylaw Amendment - 667-675 Yonge Street (Ward 9)

  • Vincent Tran


๐Ÿ’ธโš–๏ธ Tax Applications

  • Nil


๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“„ General Committee Report


๐Ÿคซ๐Ÿค Confidential Potential Disposition of Land Matter โ€“ City Property

  • To receive the confidential notes from the meeting

  • CARRIED unanimously


๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“„ General Committee Report

  • RECEIVED unanimously

  • Report, August 16: not available (happening earlier same day) โ€“ view Agenda for items you may wish to give a deputation on

  • (The following items may need to be corrected once minutes are published)


Section A (Committee Reports)

  • RECEIVED unanimously

๐Ÿšธ๐Ÿšจ Community Safety Committee

๐Ÿ›๏ธ๐Ÿ› Infrastructure and Community Investment Committee

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿคท Affordability Committee

Section B (Items Approved on Consent)

  • CARRIED unanimously

๐Ÿšธ๐Ÿ›‘ Adult School Crossing Guard Program

  • Direct staff to investigate the feasibility of implementing an Adult School Crossing Guard Program for the City, including costs and staffing requirements, and report back to General Committee

  • Direct staff to reach out to the Simcoe County School Boards as part of the process, concerning assistance and/or partnerships

๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿ…ฟ๏ธ No Parking Anytime โ€“ Cityview Circle (Ward 6)

๐Ÿšฆ๐Ÿšธ Controlled Crosswalk on Baldwin Lane at Marshall Street (Ward 8)

โ™ป๏ธ๐Ÿ—‘๏ธ Blue Box Transition and Solid Waste Collection Contract

๐Ÿšฒ๐Ÿ’ฐ Firebird Community Cycle

  • To receive the proposal for information purposes, but not take any action: "That staff in the Development Services Department meet with Firebird Community Cycle to seek grant funding opportunities and/or partnership opportunities in support of viable locations for a permanent space and report back to the Infrastructure and Community Investment Committee."

๐Ÿญ๐Ÿชง Municipal Street Naming for Industrial Plan of Subdivision - 80 Big Bay Point Road and 315 Bayview Drive (Ward 8)

๐Ÿšœโ›๏ธ Zoning Bylaw Amendment - 518-524 Tiffin Street (Ward 5)

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12216383&GUID=EDA12EA6-B471-4A2B-8AA2-1D22389D4604

  • Approve the rezoning from 'Environmental Protection' (EP) to 'General Industrial - Special Provision' (GI)(SP-XXX) and 'Open Space' (OS)

  • Special Provisions:

  • minimum side yard setback of 0m permitted adjacent to existing building (current 3m required)

  • minimum rear yard setback of 0m permitted adjacent to existing building (current 7m required)

  • no continuous landscape buffer required along portions of the applicable north & east lot lines adjacent to the existing building on-site (current 3m required)

  • permit outdoor storage within the front yard (current not permitted)

  • continuous fence to be constructed along lot lines around perimeter of site to screen outdoor storage from view from the street (current fencing required to be setback from front, rear & side lot lines)

  • outdoor storage of sand, gravel, stone or soil to be permitted (currently not)

  • consider 518, 520, 522 and 524 Tiffin Street as one lot for purposes of zoning interpretation and implementation

  • This approval would permit indoor and outdoor storage and warehousing (including the front yard) to facilitate the related landscaping component of the existing Pioneer Family Pools Barrie Inc., which operates their commercial store at 42 Anne Street South.

๐Ÿšธ๐ŸŽ๏ธ Rates of Speed Bylaw Update

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿš๏ธ Facilities Planning and Development 2023 Capital Funding

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12216385&GUID=0CC9E10E-C56F-42CF-9AC2-0404632A6671

  • Increase the 2023 budgets by $1,819,000 for five projects, funded from the Tax Capital Reserve

  • Allandale Historic Train Station Development

  • MacLaren Arts Centre RTU Replacement and Roofing

  • Transit Terminal Exterior Door Replacement

  • Allandale Recreation Centre Sidewalk Paver Replacement

  • Eastview Arena Parking & Light

  • Decrease the 2023 budget for City Hall Redevelopment by $1,200,000 and return the funding to the Tax Capital Reserve

  • Decrease the 2024 budget for City Hall Redevelopment by $619,000 and return the funding to the Tax Capital Reserve

๐Ÿ’ต๐Ÿค 115 Bayfield - Reimbursement of Cash-In-Lieu Charge

๐Ÿ”๐Ÿชฆ Archaeological Investigation - Hewitt Secondary Plan Area (Ward 10)

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12216384&GUID=FE08E4E0-D18D-4AEA-98AA-17B6C7607253

  • Authorize the CAO and General Manager of Infrastructure and Growth Management to negotiate a Development Charge Credit Agreement with Hewitt's Creek Landowners Group and their Trustee for the Archeological Investigations related to the Hewitts Pump Station and Forcemains Project (burial sites were discovered in this area in 2022)

  • Approve a budget of $1.5m for the project in 2023, with funding from future Wastewater Development Charge Credits

๐Ÿ‘•๐Ÿ—‘๏ธ Textile Collection Program - Agreement Extensions

๐Ÿ’Œ๐ŸŽจ Invitation to Present - Art and Water Group

๐Ÿค๐Ÿค Confidential Potential Disposition of Land Matter - City Properties


Section C

๐ŸŒŠ๐Ÿฆ† Bear Creek Wetland - Marta Crescent Flooding Issue (Ward 6)

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12216400&GUID=DBF27D1A-BA4E-46DC-A10F-EF2147BCFDD6

  • Approve the funding request for the capital construction and ongoing maintenance of a dewatering initiative at Marta Crescent and the Bear Creek wetland

  • Increase funding by $350,000 for 2023 to Capital Project EN1513, from the Tax Capital Reserve

  • Present the 2024 operating budget to Council in late 2023, including an additional $400,000 to fund ongoing operations and maintenance of the dewatering

  • Have staff in Corporate Asset Management report back to the Infrastructure and Community Investment Committee on the effectiveness of the project by September, 2024

  • CARRIED unanimously (first vote โ€“ Morales asked for recorded vote โ€“ other items added after mistake realized, so received 2nd vote)

๐Ÿšฒโ™ป๏ธ Landfill Bike Diversion Pilot Program

  • To refer this recommendation back to the Active Transportation and Sustainability Committee for further discussion: "That the Landfill Bike Diversion Pilot Program be formalized, and that Firebird Community Cycle be the recipient of the donations."

  • CARRIED unanimously (in second vote, adding in to Section C)

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿšฒ Grant to Support Community Based Cycling Groups

  • To receive the proposal for information purposes, but not take any action: "That staff in the Development Services Department investigate the creation of a grant to support community-based cycling groups to advance the City's cycling objectives through education, outreach and supporting residents' access to bicycles and report back to the Infrastructure and Community Investment Committee."

  • CARRIED unanimously (in second vote, adding in to Section C)

๐Ÿ๐ŸŒณMaple Trees Forever

  • The City of Barrie recognizes the importance of the native maple tree, our arboreal emblem, and we commit to favour planting native maples whenever a maple tree is called for in any municipal planting project

  • CARRIED unanimously (in second vote, adding in to Section C)


Section D

๐Ÿข๐Ÿฌ Zoning Bylaw Amendment - 667-675 Yonge Street (Ward 9)

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12216402&GUID=3E9BAD41-5218-438E-8D4A-73EACE055263

  • Approve the rezoning from 'Residential Single Detached Dwelling First Density' (R1) to 'Mixed Use Corridor - Special Provision' (MU2)(SP-XXX)

  • Special Provisions:

  • lands shall be developed in accordance with the Conceptual Site Plan attached, re: building height, placement & setbacks, location & configuration of amenity areas, location & configuration of landscape strips, drive aisles & parking areas

  • maximum side yard setback (north) of 34m permitted (current max. 3m required)

  • minimum exterior side yard setback of 0.5m to the daylighting triangle permitted (current min. 1.5m required)

  • rear facade step-back won't apply (current min. 45-degree angular plane at height above 7.5m using a min. 3m step-back required)

  • maximum building height of 36.5m permitted (current max. height 25.5m permitted)

  • minimum setback of 0.5m to underground parking structure from daylighting triangle permitted (current 3m required)

  • minimum of 50% of the ground floor building frontages abutting public streets will consist of commercial or institutional uses

  • At time of site plan, applicant will be encouraged to consider creative garbage collection solutions, EV parking rough-ins and the use of creeping type and clover grass

  • This approval would permit the development of an 11-storey mixed-use development with 249 residential units and 797 sq.m of ground floor commercial area

  • CARRIED unanimously (Morales asked for recorded vote)

Section E

๐Ÿ—๏ธ๐Ÿ’ฐ Federal Housing Accelerator Fund Update

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12216382&GUID=408FA18D-8164-4944-90F2-1B6C17CD2375

  • Direct staff in Development Services, in collaboration with other departments, to submit a Housing Accelerator Fund Action Plan that includes the initiatives in Appendix "A", along with all additional required documentation to the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) as the municipality's application under the Housing Accelerator Fund (HAF) program

  • Proposed initiatives total 900 incentivized units, with a budget of $11,100,000 and estimated HAF Revenue of $43,808,000

  • CARRIED unanimously

Section F

  • CARRIED unanimously

๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ Automated Speed Enforcement Systems

๐Ÿ˜๏ธ๐Ÿง‘โ€โš–๏ธ Short Term Rental Controls

  • Correspondence from Town of Erie, July 26: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12217215&GUID=4954CA4B-CCB7-4B4A-A0AD-99949250119A

  • Fort Erie has resolved to ask the province to establish a regulatory framework requiring digital platforms such as AirBNB and VRBO to require owners using the platforms to comply with municipal planning and licensing regulations, and prevent advertising of properties that aren't registered with the relevant municipality.

  • They are also asking the province to work with municipalities to address situations in which long-term housing stock has been lost to corporate ownership of short-term rental properties.

  • Refer this item to the Community Safety Committee

Section G

๐Ÿค๐Ÿ‘ฅ Confidential Personal Information Matter - Appointments and Terms of Reference Updates to Various Committees and Board

  • CARRIED unanimously

Section H

๐Ÿค๐Ÿ‘ฅ Confidential Potential Personal Information Matter

  • CARRIED unanimously



โธ๏ธโฏ๏ธ Deferred Business

  • Nil


Direct Motions


๐Ÿง“๐Ÿข Community Infrastructure Housing Accelerator (CIHA) - 800 Yonge Street

  • Mover: Morales

  • Seconded: Nuttall

  • Direct staff in Development Services to initiate a Community Infrastructure Housing Accelerator (CIHA) application to facilitate the approval for construction of a long-term care facility, retirement home and related residential development for 800 Yonge Street and report back to Council in September.

  • CARRIED unanimously (Nuttall asked for recorded vote)


๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ“‘ Presentations

  • Nil


๐Ÿ“œ๐Ÿ“œ Bylaws


Bill 079 - Part Lot Control, 11-23 Rochester Drive (odd only)

Bill 080 - Part Lot Control, 13-23 Tamworth Terrace (odd only)

Bill 081 - Part Lot Control, 1-13 Tamworth Terrace (odd only)

Bill 082 - Part Lot Control, 20-30 Durham Avenue (even only)

Bill 083 - Part Lot Control, 12-22, 38-48 Westwood Avenue (even only) and 13-25 Evergreen Terrace (odd only)

Bill 084 - Expropriation, Huronia Road Improvements Lockhart Road to South of McKay Road East (Wards 8 & 9)

Bill 085 - Expropriation, Huronia Road Improvements Lockhart Road to South of McKay Road East (Wards 8 & 9)

Bill 086 - Expropriation, Huronia Road Improvements Lockhart Road to South of McKay Road East (Wards 8 & 9)

Bill 087 - Part Lot Control, 1-9 Pumpkin Corner Crescent (odd only)

Bill 088 - Part Lot Control, 41-55 Milady Crescent (odd only)

Bill 089 - Part Lot Control, 75-89 Milady Crescent (odd only)

Bill 090 - Part Lot Control, 1-15 Milady Crescent (odd only)

Bill 091 - Zoning Bylaw Amendment, 947 Mapleview Drive East (Ward 10)

Bill 092 - Zoning Bylaw Amendment, 15 Harvie Road (Ward 7)

Bill 093 - Zoning Bylaw Amendment, 49 Collier Street (Ward 2)

Bill 094 โ€“ Confirmation Bylaw












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