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City Council - Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 7pm

Updated: May 14

LOTS of deputations regarding the proposed waterfront sports field, caving on a significant exemption to the sign bylaw, renewing the service agreement for communications towers


Meeting Location: Council Chambers



๐Ÿง‘โ€โš–๏ธ๐Ÿซ… Student Mayor(s)


๐Ÿ“œ๐Ÿซ… Comments from Outgoing Student Mayor

  • Graysen Main, Willow Landing Public School



๐Ÿ“œ๐Ÿ“œ Confirmation of the Minutes



๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ… Awards and Recognitions


๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฅ‡ U11 Barrie Colts AA Hockey Team

  • Recognition for winning the Ontario Minor Hockey Association (OMHA) Championship



๐Ÿ—ฃ๐ŸŽ™ Deputations


๐Ÿฅ…โš“๏ธ Waterfront (Allandale Station Park) Multi-Use Sports Field and Sea Cadets Parade Ground (Ward 8)

  • Deputation Requests: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12949605&GUID=6C75A510-B274-48A4-A4A8-A27A037B0767

  • Tom Elwes

  • Kaelynn Demelo

  • Olivia Brophy

  • David Brophy

  • Paul Milne

  • Will Devellis

  • Karolina Kukielka

  • Shawn West

  • Tim Sample

  • Daniel Abiodun

  • A representative of the Barrie Canoe and Kayak Club

  • Arnie Ivsins

  • Cherin Harris Tuck on behalf of Minets Point Community Residenets

  • Valeriya Zavalna

  • William Scott

  • Trish Young

  • Cathy Colebatch

  • Diane Chislett on behalf of Barrie Sea Cadets

  • Alexandra McNabb on behalf of Navy League

  • Hopefully those Councillors who were so disdainful of public dissent last week are able to show a little more respect for the public and public discourse this week!


๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿ…ฟ๏ธ Bear Creek Ridge Subdivision - Residential Parking Control (Ward 7)


๐Ÿ’ธโš–๏ธ Tax Applications

  • Nil



๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“„ General Committee Report 1


Section A

๐Ÿ”Œ๐Ÿ‘ฅ Barrie Hydro Holdings Inc. Annual General Meeting Matters


Section B

๐Ÿค๐ŸŸ๏ธ Presentation re: Confidential Disposition of Land Matter - Lease Agreement: Sadlon Arena

  • Receive the motion contained within the confidential notes, concerning the discussion of the presentation regarding a confidential disposition of land matter


Section C

๐Ÿค๐ŸŸ๏ธ Confidential Disposition of Land Matter - Lease Agreement: Sadlon Arena

  • Direct Legal Services to undertake the direction provided during the closed session



๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“„ General Committee Report 2


Section A (Reports Received)

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ›๏ธ Finance and Responsible Governance Committee


Section B (Consent Agenda Approvals)

๐Ÿ’ต๐Ÿ“Š Q1 Internal Audit Status Update

๐ŸŒฒ๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ Tree-planting at Stunden Lane & Mapleview Drive East

๐ŸŽญ๐Ÿ’ฐ Theatre By the Bay

  • Provide $68,000 to Theatre by the Bay, funded from the Theatre Reserve, for the purposes of clearing their current deficit

  • Theatre By the Bay to repay the funds to the Theatre Reserve starting in 2025 -- annual contribution of $15K for four years from their annual allocation of the cultural grant budget, with a final contribution of $8K in 2029 from the same source

๐Ÿšซ๐ŸŽ๏ธ Community Safety Zone - Prince William Way, Mapleview Drive East (Ward 10)

๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿ…ฟ๏ธ Albert Street No Parking (Ward 2)

๐Ÿค๐Ÿ“จ Confidential Correspondence re: Towers

  • Authorize the Director of Information Technology and the Chief Procurement Officer to sign an agreement with Sitecom Services to manage the City's Radio Communications Sites with the same general provisions as the March 27, 2000 agreement as amended, with an initial term of five years, and options for four five-year extensions

  • Make the agreement consistent with the City's current Service Agreement Templates

  • Waive the requirements of the Procurement Bylaw

  • Make the related Staff Report public once all relevant documentation is signed / executed


Section C

๐Ÿฅ…โš“๏ธ Waterfront (Allandale Station Park) Multi-Use Sports Field and Sea Cadets Parade Ground (Ward 8)

  • Report:ย ย https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12898214&GUID=75A372CD-8761-43FA-8426-7E2CCCFB3B2B

  • Approve the "Premium Synthetic Turf Multi-Use Sports Field Concept" to guide the planning, design and construction of the multi-use sports field and associated amenities

  • Approve $4,622,777 in funding for the implementation of the "Premium Synthetic Turf Multi-Use Sports Field Concept" with 30% of funding from Development Charges, 20% from the Tax Capital Reserve and half from the Cash-in-Lieu Parkland Reserve

  • Include $37,122 in the 2025 Business Plan Operating Budget for future annual maintenance for a parade ground and synthetic turf multi-use sports field in Allandale Station Park

๐Ÿ—๏ธโš“๏ธ Sea Cadets Relocation to Southshore


Section D

๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿชง Request for Exemption from Sign Bylaw - 201 Fairview Road (Ward 8)


Section E

๐Ÿ“‹โœ… Strategic Plan KPIs

  • Memorandum:ย  https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12867708&GUID=3B4B5087-DE47-4E84-AD5B-CA442745F8CAย from A. Rier, Business Performance Specialist regarding the Key Performance Indicators for Council's 2022-2026 Strategic Plan

  • Annual KPI report for 2023

  • Refer this back to staff in Business Performance and Internal Audit prior to a presentation to General Committee (this seems to ignore / defer the key issue (in our opinion) of the KPIs - absolutely no affordable housing units have been built or even approved to date under this term of Council)


Section F

๐Ÿ†˜๐Ÿซ€ Automated External Defibrillator (AED) at Painswick Park


Section G

๐Ÿ‘ท๐Ÿ›Ÿ Community Safety and Well-Being Plan Committee

  • Defer this item until the May 29 General Committee meeting

  • Staff Report: ย https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12898210&GUID=A83D8D6C-6F66-417A-8D43-5F8C6A7052D4

  • Establish a Community Safety and Well-Being Plan Committee, including each of the following:

  • two City Councillors

  • a representative of Ontario Health or an entity that provides services to improve the physical or mental health of individuals in the community

  • a representative of an entity that provides educational services in the municipality

  • a representative of an entity that provides community or social services in the municipality

  • a representative of an entity that provides community or social services to children or youth in the municipality

  • a representative of an entity that provides custodial services to children or youth in the municipality

  • a representative from the Barrie Police Services Board

  • Barrie Police Services' Chief of Police, R. Johnston or his designate

  • Approve the draft Terms of Reference

  • Amend the Procedural Bylaw as follows:

  • Add the Community Safety and Well-Being Plan Committee to the list of Special and Advisory Committees, with the mandate "To review the City of Barrie's 2021 to 2024 Community Safety and Well-Being Plan: Our Shared Plan for a Safer Barrie and provide advice to City Council on any potential revisions to the Plan as well as reporting on the status of the plan

  • Add to the chart contained in paragraph 14 of Schedule 'B' the Community Safety Well-Being Plan Committee identifying that it reports to the Community Safety Committee.

  • Authorize the Committee and staff to collaborate with the County of Simcoe to align Community Safety and Well-being Plans, where appropriate and feasible


Section H

๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿ…ฟ๏ธ Bear Creek Ridge Subdivision - Residential Parking Control (Ward 7)

  • Report: ย https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12898211&GUID=4DB44458-E9BD-4196-BFCB-6E66838E581B

  • Add "No Parking Anytime" to

  • Mabern Street - South side from 35m west of Brown Bear Street to Kodiak Terrace

  • Franklin Trail - West and North side form Mabern Street to 515m east

  • Franklin Trail - North and West side from Paddington Grove to 245m east

  • Paddington Grove - West side from Mabern Street to Franklin Trail

  • Polar Mews - West side from Mabern Street to Alaskan Heights

  • Alaskan Heights - North side from Brown Bear Street to Kodiak Terrace

  • Olympic Gate - North side from Brown Bear Street to Kodiak Terrace

  • Koda Street - North side from Essa Road to westerly termination

  • Kodiak Terrace - East side from Mabern Street to Koda Street

  • Andean Lane - both sides from Mabern Street to Koda Street

  • Brown Bear Street - West side from Mabern Street to Salem Road

  • Development Services to create and distribute a mailing to all homes within the Bear Creek Ridge development noting the approved parking restrictions, effective no sooner than 30 days following the mailout

  • Development Services to investigate the feasibility of removing the sidewalk on Andean Lane and report back to General Committee


Section I (Items referred from the Circulation List)

๐Ÿซด๐Ÿ’ธ Site Plan Application for 55-57 McDonald Street, 61-67 Owen Street and 70-78 Worsley Street

๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽค Lawnchair Luminata Concert Series

๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ’ฐ Shak's World - Proposal for City Budget Support



โธ๏ธโฏ๏ธ Deferred Business

  • Nil



โžก๏ธ๐Ÿ“œ Direct Motions

  • Nil



๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ“‘ Presentations

  • Nil



๐Ÿ“œ๐Ÿ“œ Bylaws


Bill 053 - Part Lot Control, 98 & 100 Sagewood Avenue


Bill 054 - Part Lot Control, 94 & 96 Sagewood Avenue


Bill 055 - Confirmation Bylaw













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