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City Council - Wednesday, March 8, 7pm (or immediately following General Committee)

Updated: Mar 4

Including deputations on the Service Partners' budget requests


Watch Online: https://www.youtube.com/live/_qSHRgBFed0?feature=share

Agenda: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=1086451&GUID=1C2B9D57-1278-44E5-9C16-F9E891918F7C



๐Ÿ“œ๐Ÿ“œ Confirmation of the Minutes


๐Ÿ—ฃ๐ŸŽ™ Deputations


๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Barrie Police Service Proposed 2023 Budget Request

๐Ÿ—ฃ๐ŸŽ™ Deputation by Michael Speers

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿค Service Partners' Proposed 2023 Budget Requests

๐Ÿ—ฃ๐ŸŽ™ Deputation by Morgan Cope


๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“„ General Committee Report


Section A

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

๐Ÿšธ๐Ÿšจ Community Safety Committee

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿคท Affordability Committee


Section B

๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Correspondence from Allandale Neighbourhood Association re: Bill 23

๐Ÿค๐Ÿค Land Disposition Matter โ€“ Victoria Street and Innisfil Street

  • That staff undertake the actions identified in the confidential item for discussion dated February 1, 2023 concerning a confidential land disposition matter - Victoria Street and Innisfil Street.

๐Ÿ‘ฎโฒ๏ธ Enhancement of Proactive Property Standards Bylaw Enforcement

๐Ÿš๏ธ๐ŸŒพ Property Standards

๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ๐Ÿชง Heritage Conservation District โ€“ Blake Street & Dundonald Street Area

  • Proposal: That staff in the Development Services Department investigate the feasibility and costs associated with conducting a study related to Section 40(1) of the Ontario Heritage Act to establish a Heritage Conservation District for the north side of Blake Street and the east side of Dundonald Street and report back to the Heritage Barrie Committee.

  • Receive the correspondence for information purposes (i.e., no action taken)

๐Ÿ“‹๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿ’ป Heritage Planner Position

  • Proposal: That a Heritage Planner position responsible for heritage conservation, preservation, restoration, and promotion for the community be considered as part of the 2023 Budget.

  • Receive the correspondence for information purposes (i.e., no action taken)

๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿ“œ Municipal Heritage Register - 62 High Street

  • Add 62 High Street to the Municipal Heritage Register as a listed property

๐Ÿชง๐Ÿฐ Designated and Listed Properties Plaque Policy

๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ๐Ÿชง Heritage Conservation District

  • Direct staff in Development Services to prepare a report with a description of the Heritage Conservation Districts and report back to the Affordability Committee

๐Ÿ˜๏ธ๐Ÿชง Municipal Street Naming for Streets in the Mapleview South (Innisfil) Ltd. Plan of Subdivision (Ward 10)

๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿ›‘ Mapleton Avenue Stopping Prohibited (Ward 6)

๐Ÿ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ“‘ Community Improvement Plan (CIP) Summary Report โ€“ 2022

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=11669691&GUID=9DE0F896-7969-4563-BB49-C65D6B84246D

  • Put application intake periods on hold for the Affordable Housing and Redevelopment Grant Programs offered through the CIP until

  • Development Services & Finance have had an opportunity to investigate financial implications of Bill 23, as it relates to Development Charge (DC) exemptions and reductions, and

  • Development Services updates the Affordable Housing Strategy, which may include amending the CIP in response to Bill 23, as well as improving financial incentives offered by the Affordable Housing and Redevelopment Grant Programs

  • Schedule a Statutory Public Meeting to initiate amendments to section 8.2 of the CIP, to provide further clarity with respect to the eligibility requirements for renovations and improvements to heritage buildings that qualify for funding through the Preservation of Built Heritage Grant Program

  • Allow staff to schedule Statutory Public Meetings, when appropriate, to amend the CIP

๐Ÿ“œโณ Bill 109 Implementation Update

๐Ÿ’Œ๐ŸŽ“ Invitation to Present to Council โ€“ Lakehead University

  • Invite Lakehead University to give a presentation on the potential expansion of programming in Barrie, at the Barrie campus

๐Ÿ’Œ๐Ÿ”ฅ Invitation to Present to Council โ€“ Napoleon

  • Invite Napoleon to give a presentation on their sustainability initiatives

๐Ÿ’Œ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Invitation to Present to Council โ€“ Dr. Mike Moffatt

  • Invite Dr. Mike Moffatt to give a presentation on housing and marketing dynamics

Section C

๐Ÿซ๐Ÿค Agreement with School Board โ€“ Use of Facilities

  • Proposal: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=11663994&GUID=71FA07CE-9C38-4248-9D24-B74E0696ED92

  • Authorize the CAO and GM of Community and Corporate Services to negotiate an agreement with the Simcoe County School Boards to open school facilities for after school and weekend programming, with the following considerations:

  • initial focus on locations to be in under-serviced areas, including downtown, NW Barrie and SE Barrie, and proximity to vulnerable young people & at-risk youth

  • programming utilizing community volunteers & organizations to greatest degree possible with the inclusion of community partners

  • insurance and liability associated with use of schools

  • programming to commence Sept.1

  • Staff in Recreation & Culture Services to report back to General Committee on the resources required to coordinate this program

  • Staff apply for any available provincial or federal funding that would support the organization & implementation of the programming

Section D

๐Ÿง‘โ€โš–๏ธ๐Ÿ›’ Zoning Bylaw Amendment - 651, 659, 665, 669 and 673 Mapleview Drive East (Sobeys) (Ward 9)

Section E

๐Ÿšฐ๐Ÿ“‘ Water Operations Branch 2022 Drinking Water System Reports

๐Ÿ’Œ๐ŸŸ๏ธ Invitation to Present to Council โ€“ Tourism Barrie / Consultant for Sadlon Arena Expansion

  • Invite Tourism Barrie and the consultant retained to review expansion options for the Sadlon Arena to give a presentation

Section F

๐ŸŸ๐Ÿ’ฐ Freshwater Action Plan Fund

๐Ÿ“ฉ๐Ÿ™๏ธ SkyDev re: Rental and Affordable Housing

๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ™๏ธ Staff Memo to accompany Skyline/SkyDev regarding CIP

Section G

๐Ÿค๐Ÿ‘ฅ Confidential Personal Information Matter โ€“ Appointment to Various Advisory Committees

  • Receive the confidential notes for this matter

Section H

๐Ÿ‘ฅ๐Ÿ‘ฅ Appointments to Various Advisory Committees

  • Seniors and Accessibility Advisory Committee

  • add a representative of the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP)

  • appoint Wilma Delo, Rebecca Garvin, Catherine Kenwell, Robb Meier, Louise Pope and Elias Saba

  • Active Transportation and Sustainability Committee

  • add a representative of the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU)

  • appoint Jette Boune, Nicholas Flinn, Laurel Hoffarth, John Northcote, Wilf Steimle, Eric van Wesenbeeck and Danielle Waters

  • Town and Gown Committee

  • add three citizen members

  • appoint Daniel Abiodun, Rajesh Kumar, Judy Morozuk and Jeffrey Weston

  • International Relations Committee

  • amend the composition: one member of Council, one representative from each of the partnerships (Zweibrucken, Arras, Murayama, Harrogate), one Youth Ambassador representative, four business representatives, one Georgian College representative, one Base Borden representative, one Youth Council representative

  • authorize the City Clerk to begin the recruitment process

  • Arts Advisory Committee

  • appoint Ian Carrington Churchward, Scott Herman, Neda Mazhab Jafari

  • Communities In Bloom

  • appoint Dennis Karl Bagnell, Ann Darcene Brooke-Bagnell, Kelly Patterson McGrath, Sharon Posius, Dorothy Ramsay and Vandita Watts



๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“„ General Committee Report

  • Report, March 8: not yet available (happening directly before this meeting)


๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Barrie Police Service Proposed 2023 Budget Request

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿค Service Partners' Proposed 2023 Budget Requests

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=11689334&GUID=87344554-A250-4E69-94D9-30F2D062F497

  • Approve the Barrie Public Library Board's request, with a net tax supported municipal funding requirement of $9.4 million

  • Approve the County of Simcoe's request, including contributions to the County of Simcoe Capital Reserve, with a net tax supported municipal funding requirement of $27.4 million

  • Approve the remainder of Barrie's Service Partners' requests, with a net tax supported municipal funding requirement of $3 million



๐Ÿ“œ๐Ÿ“œ Bylaws


Bill 016 โ€“ 157 Ardagh Road โ€“ public highway

Bill 017 โ€“ 30 Hanmer Street West โ€“ public highway

Bill 018 โ€“ Part Lot Control Exemption, 16-30 Pumpkin Corner Crescent

Bill 019 โ€“ Part Lot Control Exemption, 2-12 Pumpkin Corner Crescent

Bill 020 โ€“ Part Lot Control Exemption, 39-44 Hay Lane

Bill 021 โ€“ Part Lot Control Exemption, 53-65 Hay Lane

Bill 022 โ€“ Zoning Bylaw Amendment, 651-673 Mapleview Drive East โ€“ Sobeys

Bill 023 โ€“ 2023 Business Plan and Budget

Bill 024 โ€“ Confirmation Bylaw











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