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General Committee โ€“ Wednesday, April 5, 7pm

Tax ratios for 2023, Development Income from 2022, and a new Private Tree Bylaw, plus some positive changes to (hopefully) better care for our urban forests


Watch Online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPOQw5H6Yb4

Agenda: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=1079246&GUID=8DEE68E1-DDF7-468A-A9EC-E570C122B560

Meeting Location: Council Chambers



๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ“‘ Presentations

  • Nil


๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“‘ Committee Reports


๐Ÿšธ๐Ÿšจ Community Safety Committee

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿคท Affordability Committee



๐Ÿ“‘๐Ÿ—‚ Staff Reports


๐Ÿ—๏ธ๐Ÿ™๏ธ Zoning Bylaw Amendment โ€“ 303 Cundles Road East (Ward 3)

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=11812914&GUID=75B18EB4-1144-4342-B116-1BE79420E4B3

  • To approve the rezoning from "General Commercial with Special Provisions" (C4 SP-520 SP-530) to "General Commercial with Special Provisions" (C4 SP-520 SP-530 SP-XXX), in order to allow for a residential apartment development at 303 Cundles Rd. E.

  • Special provisions:

  • Reduce rear yard setback to 3.4m outside of the 14m setback required for Highway 400 (currently 7m)

  • Increase maximum building height to 45m / 12 storeys (currently max.6 storeys)

  • Increase maximum new residential units to 505 (currently 200) โ€“ 120 units are already built and occupied

๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿชง Municipal Street Naming for Streets in the Harvie Road Draft Plan of Subdivision (Ward 6)

๐Ÿ—๏ธ๐Ÿ™๏ธ Zoning Bylaw Amendment Application โ€“ 181 Burton Avenue (Ward 8)

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=11812916&GUID=747415BB-3819-401F-B01C-D8BC4391CE9D

  • To approve the rezoning from "General Commercial" (C4) to "Mixed Use Corridor with Special Provisions" (MU2 SP-XXX)

  • Special provisions:

  • reduce parking ratio to 0.9 spaces per residential unit (currently 1)

  • reduce minimum ground floor height to 2.7m (currently 4.5m)

  • increase maximum side yard setback to 12m (currently 3m)

  • permit front yard to not be fully paved

  • increase parking lot area coverage to 42% (currently 35%)

๐Ÿšซ๐Ÿ…ฟ๏ธ Golfdale Road No Parking Anytime Restrictions (Ward 4)

๐Ÿ’ธ๐Ÿ‘‹ 2023 Tax Ratios

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=11812923&GUID=07D4DA25-EC3F-406B-91AB-2098CC5A0D8A

  • Establish the following tax ratios for the 2023 taxation year:

  • residential / farm property class 1

  • new multi-residential 1

  • multi-residential 1

  • commercial occupied 1.433126

  • industrial occupied 1.516328

  • pipelines 1.103939

  • farmlands 0.25

  • managed forest 0.25

  • landfills 1.067122

  • Maintain 2 sub-classes for Farmland Awaiting Development, at the following discounts:

  • Phase I 25% discount from residential tax rate

  • Phase II 0% discount from the applicable property class tax rate

  • Continue with existing Rebates for Charitable and Non-Profit Organizations Program, providing a tax rebate of 40% of the current year's taxes, only to the leased space occupied by the organization (eligible organizations to submit annual application and provide evidence of taxes paid)

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ“Š 2022 Year E