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General Committee โ€“ Wednesday, May 31, 7:30pm

Note the later time! Still, lots on the agenda.


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

Agenda: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=1079252&GUID=2A2A6F46-7F70-4DC6-836A-03C0B8CE8D71

Meeting Location: Council Chambers



๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ๐Ÿ™๏ธ Public Meetings

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  • The Public Meetings are now being held in person OR by electronic participation.

  • If you wish to provide oral comments electronically, please register in advance by emailing: cityclerks@barrie.ca or calling 705-739-4220 x5500 during regular office hours prior to 12pm on the day of the meeting

  • Once you register, you will be provided information from the Legislative Services Branch on how to make your submission at the Virtual Public Meeting. To participate in the Virtual Planning Meeting virtually, you will need access to a computer with internet service or a telephone.

  • If you decide to speak after the meeting has started, you need to email cityclerks@barrie.ca or call 705-797-5353.



๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ“‘ Presentations

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โธ๏ธโฏ๏ธ Deferred Business

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๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ“‘ Reports of Reference, Advisory or Special Committees


๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿคท Affordability Committee


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


๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ“Š 2022 Audited Consolidated Financial Statements

๐Ÿฅ—๐Ÿช Update on Permanent Market


๐Ÿ“‘๐Ÿ—‚ Staff Reports


๐Ÿฅ—๐Ÿช Barrie Farmers' Market - Mobile/Pop-up Markets and Request for Additional Winter Vendor Space

๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿข Zoning Bylaw Amendment โ€“ 17 & 27 Jacob's Terrace (Ward 8)

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12027377&GUID=E73EEEA4-D528-4A24-A0F0-466255A110BF

  • Approve rezoning from 'Light Industrial' (LI) to 'Transition Centre Commercial with Special Provisions, Hold' (C2-2)(SP-XXX)(H-YYY)

  • Special Provisions include:

  • reduce parking spaces to 0.8 per residential unit (currently 1 required)

  • increase minimum front yard setback to 4m (currently 0 permitted)

  • require west side yard setback of 5m, with additional 1.5m above a building height of 14.5m

  • require east side yard setback of 11m, with additional 1.5m above a building height of 14.5m

  • increase height provisions:

  • allow maximum 4 storey podium, setback min. 4m from front lot line to height of 14.5m, with additional step backs of at least 1.5m above a building height of 14.5m

  • allow maximum 4 storey podium, setback min. 10m from lot flankage to height of 14.5m with additional step backs of at least 1.5m above a building height of 14.5m

  • allow maximum tower heights of 61m (19 storeys) and 73m (23 storeys), excluding mechanical penthouse & other exclusions

  • Remove the Holding provision once the owner satisfies the requirements of a Certificate of Property Use and/or Record of Site Condition accepted by the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) under the Environmental Protection Act prior to any site works or issuance of a Building Permit

๐Ÿ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Zoning Bylaw Amendment and Draft Plan of Subdivision - 844 Veteran's Drive (Ward 7)

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12027372&GUID=D16DF005-4812-4340-9B05-07AAB50B10C2

  • Approve rezoning from Agricultural General (AG) to Neighbourhood Residential with Special Provisions (R5)(SP-XXX) and Neighbourhood Residential with Special Provisions (R5)(SP-YYY)

  • Special Provisions for (R5)(SP-XXX) - Blocks 1-5:

  • increase maximum height to 4 storeys (currently 3)

  • Special Provisions for (R5)(SP-YYY) - Blocks 6-10:

  • increase maximum height to 4 storeys (currently 3)

  • any patio/terrace, amenity area - outdoor or landscaped open space area located on the 4th storey must be oriented to front onto Street 'A'

  • any patio/terrace, amenity area โ€“ outdoor or landscaped open space area located on the 4th storey will not contain an articulated non-interior opening facing the rear lot line

๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ๐Ÿ—ฟ Public Art Exhibition 2024

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12027374&GUID=5E1CB5F0-FB45-49AB-92F9-77131381059C

  • Direct the Public Art Coordinator to pursue an outdoor temporary public art exhibition in 2024

  • The estimated budget of $150,000 to be funded from up to $75,000 from the Public Art Reserve, and a further $75,000 fundraised through the Barrie Public Art Committee

  • Authorize the Director of Economic and Creative Development to apply for grant funding, and authorize the City Clerk to execute any funding agreements upon approval

๐Ÿ’ต๐Ÿšพ 2023 Capital Funding for Dorian Parker Exterior Washroom

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ“Š Capital Projects Status Report

๐ŸŒŠโ›ˆ๏ธ Funding Request for Sophia Creek Owen Tributary Storm Outlet from Memorial Square (Ward 2)

๐Ÿ”๐Ÿคซ Secured Delivery Method for Confidential Items

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12027370&GUID=6F74852B-858D-4BCA-BC7D-FD9698B544F9

  • Direct staff to include the requirements associated with a secure electronic delivery method for confidential items as part of the holistic analysis of the City's electronic document management needs, as part of the Corporate Records and Information Management Strategy Systems Upgrade

  • Put a hold on implementation of an electronic delivery method for confidential information until this electronic document management needs analysis is completed

๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒฟ North Shore Trail Vegetation Management Plan Review

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12027375&GUID=516AA53E-684E-4BA8-9E87-C20A5D104581

  • North Shore Trail Vegetation Management Plan, October 22: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12027340&GUID=1C4008FD-28A2-45DA-AE99-7E67B0E29057

  • Direct the Operations Department to implement the recommendations for vegetation maintenance improvements

  • Direct the Development Services Department to include the recommendations for shoreline erosion mitigation, including ditch outfall improvements, for the North Shore Trail

  • Direct the Development Services Department to rezone the City owned lands along the North Shore of Lake Simcoe from Heritage Park to Penetanguishene Road to Greenspace with special provisions to restrict uses during the next comprehensive review of the Zoning Bylaw โ€“ uses are to be restricted to compatible purposes such as passive recreation, erosion and sediment control, trails, lookouts, stairs, open air structures, public swim and/or fishing platforms

โšฝ๏ธ๐Ÿฅ… Sports Field Allocation Policy - 5 Year Review

๐Ÿš—๐Ÿš™ Closed Portion of McDonald Street (Courthouse) Parking Lot License Agreement (Ward 2)

  • Staff Report: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12027376&GUID=A61D103E-1CC0-4EFB-81D1-CD9B2168495F

  • Execute a License Agreement between the City and Province for the closed portion of McDonald Street "Courthouse" Parking Lot, subject to:

  • Payment of $61,000/year to the City in fees from the Province for use of the property (including 6 reserved spots) for an initial term of 5 years

  • Permission to the Province to use the property for 5 years, starting September 1, 2023, ending on August 31, 2028

  • Authorize the Director of Transit and Parking Strategy to renegotiate the fees and approve the extension of the agreement for no more than two separate 5-year terms, and allocate the annual fees to the Parking Reserve






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