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City Council - Wednesday, October 25, 2023, 7pm

Updated: Jan 6

A Direct Motion on partnering with the Art and Water Group, a presentation on the Barrie Sports Hall of Fame, and confirming items approved at last week's General Committee meeting




๐Ÿง‘โ€โš–๏ธ๐Ÿคด Student Mayor(s)

  • Swearing in of Emma Vernon of Innisdale Secondary School


๐Ÿ“œ๐Ÿ“œ Confirmation of the Minutes


๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ… Awards and Recognitions


๐Ÿˆ๐Ÿฅ‡ Simcoe County Rovers Men's Football Club

  • Recognition of the team winning the 2023 League1 Ontario Championship

๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿฅ‡ Barrie Bombers Lacrosse Teams

  • Recognition of two teams winning the 2023 Ontario Box Lacrosse Provincial Championship

    • U13 Boys C Lacrosse Team

    • U15 Girls B Lacrosse Team

๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿฅ‡ Team Ontario Lacrosse Members

  • Recognition of Team Ontario Lacrosse Members winning the 2023 Team Ontario National Lacrosse Championships

    • Team Ontario U17 Women's Box Lacrosse Team

      • Ryley Black, Morgan Lowe, Leighton Therrien, Jorja Whalen

    • Team Ontario U17 Men's Field Lacrosse Team

      • Carter Reynolds, Andrew Dowdell


๐Ÿ—ฃ๐ŸŽ™ Deputations


๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿชง Request for Exemption from Sign Bylaw โ€“ 833 Yonge Street (Ward 9)


๐Ÿ’ธโš–๏ธ Tax Applications

  • Nil


๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“„ General Committee Report


Section A (Reports to be Received)

๐Ÿšธ๐Ÿšจ Community Safety Committee

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿคท Affordability Committee

๐Ÿ’ต๐Ÿง‘โ€โš–๏ธ Finance and Responsible Governance Committee

๐Ÿšธ๐Ÿšจ Community Safety Committee

Section B (Items Approved in Consent Agenda)

๐Ÿšด๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ Review of Right of Way Design Standards for Salem and Hewitt Areas

๐Ÿค๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Economic / Trade Partnership Opportunities

  • Direct the Economic and Creative Economy Department to investigate the feasibility of a potential economic / trade partnership with the State of Michigan and the City's existing International partnerships and sister cities

๐Ÿš—๐Ÿ”Œ Marina EV Charging Stations for Resident Waterfront Parking Pass Holders

๐Ÿ’Œโ“ Update on Provincial and Federal Matters

  • Extend invitations to Barrie's Provincial and Federal Members of Parliament to provide updates to City Council on Provincial and Federal matters, with members of Council extending questions in advance of the presentation

๐Ÿ›‘๐Ÿšถ Investigation: All-Way Stop or other Pedestrian Safety Measures โ€“ Codrington & Rodney

๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿ…ฟ๏ธ Investigation: No Parking Anytime โ€“ Sydenham Wells and Penetanguishene Road

๐Ÿšฆ๐Ÿšฆ Investigation: Installing a Stoplight โ€“ Johnson Street and Grove Street

๐Ÿšธ๐Ÿšถ Investigation: Controlled Pedestrian Crossing Livingstone Street West and Longman Drive

๐Ÿšซ๐ŸŽ๏ธ Speed Reduction on Lakeshore

โณ๐Ÿ…ฟ๏ธ Investigation: Two Hour Parking Limit โ€“ Davidson Street

๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿ…ฟ๏ธ Traffic Bylaw Amendment: No Parking Anytime on Quance Street

๐Ÿ›‘โœ‹ Investigation for 3-Way Stop โ€“ Anne St. N. & Hanmer St. W.

๐Ÿ“œ๐Ÿ’ต Delegation of Approval Authority for Certificate of Cancellation and Validation of Title

๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿ‘ท Alteration to Designated Heritage Building โ€“ 142 Collingwood Street (Ward 1)

๐Ÿ“›๐Ÿ“‡ Municipal Names Registry โ€“ Additional Names

๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿš— Stanley Street - No Parking Anytime Restrictions (Ward 3)

๐Ÿค๐Ÿ• Confidential Request for Exemption to Animal Control Bylaw

  • Confidential personal information matter

๐Ÿ’Œ๐ŸŽช Invitation to Present โ€“ Carnival Barrie

  • Invite Carnival Barrie to give a presentation about its September 2023 Carnival Barrie Latin Festival celebration

โšฝ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฅ Appointment to the Barrie Sports Hall of Fame Board

  • Appoint Morales to replace Nigussie on the Barrie Sports Hall of Fame Board

Section C

๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿชง Request for Exemption from Sign Bylaw โ€“ 833 Yonge Street (Ward 9)

  • Recommending to deny the request

Section D

โš–๏ธ๐Ÿฆน 2023 Year to Date Internal Audit Status Report

Section E

๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿ…ฟ๏ธ No Parking โ€“ Downing Crescent

Section F

๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿ’ฐ Ecological Offsetting Policy

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12364260&GUID=3A805E9A-6ED1-497D-9609-FD242D06663E

  • Approve the Ecological Offsetting Policy, with the following amendments:

    • In Section 2.0 "Ecological Offsetting Fees", add that if no tree removal permit is obtained by the landowner, a woodlot tree removal compensation fee of $140,500 per hectare and $1,220 per tree shall be applied

    • In section 4.2 "Project Prioritization Schedule" add as #1 (and re-number remainder accordingly) that a minimum of 50% of the trees planted citywide in a given year be planted along the waterfront, until 1000 trees have been planted as part of the Waterfront Master Plan

  • Update the Tree Protection Manual to reflect the new policy

Section G

๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿ‘ฆ Establishment of a Youth Council

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12364265&GUID=D359D75D-FE0F-4991-B68B-9CE819DAAB51

  • Establish a Youth Council, and amend the Procedure Bylaw accordingly

  • Direct Legislative and Court Services to advertise for interested applicants for the positions

  • Amend the Youth Council's Terms of Reference as follows:

    • Delete paragraphs 4 b), c) and d), and add a new b) "Up to 12 youth representatives, ages 12-20"

    • In paragraph 5, delete the first sentence and replace it with "Council members shall be appointed for a two (2) year term, and the Youth Council members will be appointed for a one (1) year term with an option to extend to a second year term"

    • In paragraph 6, delete the word "quarterly" and replace it with "every second month"

Section H

โœ๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Correspondence in Support of IOOF's Funding Request to the Federal Government โ€“ Ukrainian Refugees

  • Send correspondence to the Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada in support of the IOOF's funding request for their organization to receive compensation for housing and support already provided to Ukrainian refugees in the City of Barrie

Section I

๐Ÿท๏ธ๐Ÿค Potential Land Disposition, Dunlop St. E. (Oct.18, C3)

  • Refer the confidential correspondence concerning a potential land disposition matter re: Dunlop Street East area to the Finance and Responsible Governance Committee, and invite the proponent or their representative to give a presentation on the matter

๐Ÿข๐Ÿ˜๏ธ New Foundations Project: Quick Start for Affordable Housing Projects on Institutional Lands (Oct.4, A1)


โธ๏ธโฏ๏ธ Deferred Business

  • Nil


Direct Motions


๐ŸŽญโ›ต๏ธ Potential Partnership Opportunity with Art and Water Group

  • Moved by: Nixon / Hamilton

  • Notwithstanding the provisions within the Procurement Bylaw, direct Parks Planning Branch to explore a partnership with Art and Water Group and report back to General Committee to discuss a draft agreement to locate the Art and Water boat, programming and operations in the City of Barrie Transient Marina, specifically at the site of the former tour boat berth, including requirements from both parties, the term of the lease and any associated fees and costs


๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ“‘ Presentations


๐ŸŸ๏ธ๐Ÿ† Barrie Sports Hall of Fame Mandate and Activities


๐Ÿ“œ๐Ÿ“œ Bylaws


Bill 112 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Pratt Development and Chrisdawn Construction, 23-38 Hay Lane and 31-37 Silo Mews

Bill 113 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Pratt Development and Chrisdawn Construction, 25-37 Wagon Lane, 26-38 Silo Mews

Bill 114 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Pratt Development and Chrisdawn Construction, 1-15 Silo Mews and 2-16 Hay Lane

Bill 115 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Pratt Development and Chrisdawn Construction, 1, 3, 5 & 7 Hay Lane

Bill 116 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Pratt Development and Chrisdawn Construction, 25-35 Hay Lane

Bill 117 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Pratt Development and Chrisdawn Construction, 11-21 Hay Lane

Bill 118 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Pratt Development and Chrisdawn Construction, 34-44 Wagon Lane

Bill 119 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Pratt Development and Chrisdawn Construction, 1-13 Wagon Lane and 2-14 Silo Mews

Bill 120 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Honeyfield Bemp 2, 101-109 Sagewood Avenue

Bill 121 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Honeyfield Bemp 2, 91-97 Sagewood Avenue

Bill 122 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Honeyfield Bemp 2, 79-89 Sagewood Avenue

Bill 123 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Honeyfield Bemp 2, 71-77 Sagewood Avenue

Bill 124 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Honeyfield Bemp 2, 55-61 Sagewood Avenue

Bill 125 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Honeyfield Bemp 2, 43-53 Sagewood Avenue

Bill 126 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Honeyfield Bemp 2, 33-41 Sagewood Avenue

Bill 127 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Honeyfield Bemp 2, 23-31 Sagewood Avenue

Bill 128 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Honeyfield Bemp 2, 13-21 Sagewood Avenue

Bill 129 - Part Lot Control Exemption, Honeyfield Bemp 2, 5-11 Sagewood Avenue

Bill 130 - Designating as Heritage Property, 125-127 Dunlop St. E

Bill 131 - Confirmation Bylaw













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