Updated: Oct 31, 2021
How did we get to November already??
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💰📊 Finance and Corporate Services Committee
Report from October 19: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=9919011&GUID=B7F5A924-89A4-4716-9579-ECBD23A9CA40
💧🚧 Water Service Repair - 352 Yonge St.
Ask staff to work with the owners of 352 Yonge Street to identify lower cost options to repair the water service leak.
Offer the owners an interest free payment plan for costs of the water service repairs.
🔫🏭 Bylaw Exemption to Permit an Indoor Gun Range
Ask staff to work with the proponent, the Chief Firearms Office of Ontario, and the Barrie Police Service to identify applicable regulations, the potential amendments to City of Barrie by-laws that would be required to provide an exemption to allow for an indoor gun range on King Street, and any sensitive uses within 500 metres of the proposed location
Prepare a mailout to all affected businesses on King Street seeking feedback on the application with any costs associated to the mailout be the responsibility of the proponent and report back to General Committee.
🏎👮 Noise Bylaw Enforcement
Ask Barrie Police Services Board to review opportunities to enhance the Barrie Police Service response to noise that is disruptive to others, especially motor vehicle noise, and provide a memorandum back to City Council outlining the results of the review.
🌇🌃 City Building Committee
Report from October 26: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=9918782&GUID=1002FA00-C133-4D1E-AD9A-90915E514FDD
🚲👟 Cycling and Pedestrian Safety on Huronia Road
Recommending that staff investigate the feasibility of lowering the speed limit on Huronia Road, between Little Avenue and Big Bay Point Road, from 60km/hr to 50km/hr
Recommending that staff investigate opportunities that would be cost effective to enhance active transportation safety for cyclists and pedestrians, including enhanced shoulders and line painting
🧑💻👷 Active Transportation Planner
Recommending that staff investigate the feasibility of creating an Active Transportation Planner position to assist with the City's active transportation initiatives
🏦📈 Long Range Financial Plan and Financial Policy Framework Update 1
Long Range Financial Plan: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=9918515&GUID=B0C6925C-3073-4765-80BB-87B941598566
Financial Policies and Framework (Revised): https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=9918516&GUID=A95BF3C6-D6F5-4A24-AB70-69BFD560AFC1
To receive the Long Range Financial Plan
To replace the existing Financial Policies Framework with the revised Financial Policies Framework
To implement strategies to strengthen the City's financial position:
Increase the contribution to the Dedicated Infrastructural Renewal Fund (Tax Capital Reserve) to 1%, starting in 2023
Allocate 50% of the Barrie Hydro Holdings Inc. dividend to the Tax Capital reserves and the remaining 50% to the Reinvestment Reserve, starting in 2023
Ask staff to bring forward an updated Development Charge Background Study and related by-law in 2023, and a proposed new Community Benefit Charge
To consider revising the phasing requirements in the Official Plan for the Salem and Hewitt’s Secondary Plan areas to ensure that future phases are not unreasonably developed before areas where capacity currently exists
Traditional front-ending agreements or credit agreements with longer payback periods be required for any Capital works in Phases 2 and 3 of the Salem and Hewitt’s Secondary Plan areas
🚰💵 Cost Recovery for Water and Sanitary Servicing for 1097 Mapleview Drive East (Ward 9)
Prepare a bylaw to authorize the recovery of capital costs for the installation of water and sanitary servicing of unserviced properties on Mapleview Drive East between Madelaine Drive and Yonge Street
Give property owners the option to pay the water charges over a 10-year period, interest free
Give property owners the option to pay the sanitary charges over a 10-year period, with interest, and base the interest cost on the City's weighted average cost of capital at the time of completion of the works
🌳🌲 Private Tree Bylaw Review
Have staff prepare an Intake Form for the 2022 Business Plan in the amount of $50,000 to conduct a comprehensive investigation of the City's Private Tree By-law
🚗🚫 Investigation - No Stopping Anytime - Mapleton Avenue
Ask staff to investigate implementing "No Stopping Anytime" on Mapleton Avenue between Ardagh Road and Batteau Street/Silvercreek Crescent.
✉️🏫 Invitation for Presentation - YMCA - Potential Plans for New YMCA
Invite the YMCA to give a presentation to City Council about potential plans for a new YMCA at H-Block in Downtown Barrie
🧑⚕️🏥 Toxic Drug Crisis
Sponsor: N.Harris & Aylwin
Ask the Government of Canada to declare the overdose crisis a national public health emergency, so it is taken seriously and funded appropriately.
That the Government of Canada immediately seek input from the people most affected by this crisis (including municipalities), and meet with provinces and territories to develop a comprehensive, pan-Canadian overdose action plan, which includes comprehensive supports and full consideration of reforms that other countries have used to significantly reduce drug-related fatalities and stigma – such as legal regulation of illicit drugs to ensure safe supply of pharmaceutical alternatives to toxic street drugs, and decriminalization for personal use.
💰✅ Application to FCM Green Funds Program or MaRS Discovery District - Municipal Investment Infrastructure Fund
If an application to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Green Funds program or MaRS Discovery District succeeds in securing funding for the feasibility study, then the City of Barrie will contribute $22,500 toward the feasibility study for a Municipal Infrastructure Investment Fund – funded by $5,000 from the Mayor's Office existing budget, and $17,500 from the Reinvestment Reserve.
💉🧒 COVID-19 Immunization Clinics - Youth Under 12
Negotiate with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit for the use of meeting / pre-school / community room spaces within Community Centres as potential immunization clinic locations for youth under 12, and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute any documents that may be required.