Ottawa City Council

Agenda

Meeting #:
32
Date:
Time:
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Location:
Andrew S. Haydon Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, and by electronic participation

Melinda Aston, Council Coordinator,

613-580-2424 ext. 21838, [email protected]


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Councillor D. Hill

Councillor L. Johnson advised that she would be absent from the City Council meeting of 6 March 2024.

  • Moved by R. Brockington
    Seconded byJ. Bradley

File No. ACS2024-TSD-TS-0001 – City-wide

  • Committee recommendation

    That Council direct Transit Services to provide further updates to the Transit Commission on any remaining items in the Action Plan that are still in progress, which relate to Transit operations, until such time that all recommendations are closed.

ACS2024-PRE-PSX-0006 - Orléans East-Cumberland (1)

  • Committee Recommendation

    That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law (By-law No. 2008-250) for 845 Champlain Street, as shown in Document 1, to permit a stacked dwelling with 10 units and a parking lot, as detailed in Document 2.

ACS2024-PRE-PS-0017 - Orléans South-Navan (19)

  • Committee Recommendation

    That Council approve an amendment to the Zoning By-law (By-law No. 2008-250) for 3317 Navan Road, as shown in Document 1, to permit the development of three four-storey apartment buildings on the subject property, as detailed in Document 2.

ACS2024-PRE-PS-0040 - Kitchissippi (15)

  • Committee Recommendations as amended

    That Council:

    1. approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 for 266 and 268 Carruthers Avenue and 177 Armstrong Street, as shown in Document 1, to permit a Planned Unit Development (PUD) consisting of two three-and-one-half storey apartment buildings, as detailed in Document 2.
    2. waive demolition control approval and allow the Owner to proceed directly to demolition of 266 Carruthers Avenue, via a Demolition Permit, making the site safe for the public.
  • Committee Recommendations

    That Council approve, in respect of 971 Woodroffe Avenue, an exemption to Sections 103 (b) and 112 (b) (ii) of the Permanent Signs on Private Property By-law (2016-326), as amended, to allow:

    1. The installation of a digital message centre on a property listed on the City’s Heritage Register, and
    2. The installation of a digital message centre less than 45 m from a residential use in a residential zone, where it is visible from that use.

ACS2024-PRE-PS-0011 - Rideau-Vanier (12)

  • Committee Recommendation

    That Council approve an amendment to Zoning By-law 2008-250 for 266 Park Street, as shown in Document 1, to permit a low-rise apartment building, as detailed in Document 2.

To be considered in camera pursuant to Procedure By-law (By-law No. 2022-410), Subsections 13 (1)(e), litigation or potential litigation affecting the City, and 13(1)(f), the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose and to provide a briefing related to the in camera item with respect to Light Rail Transit (LRT) Legal Updates.  


As the content of the in camera update contains information pertaining to the legal aspects of the subject matter, the material falls within the exception contemplated by Subsections 13(1)(e) and (f) of City Council’s Procedure By-Law. As such, this matter will not be reported out.

  • That Council receive the list of items approved by its Committees under Delegated Authority, attached as Document 1. 

  • Moved by R. Brockington
    Seconded byJ. Bradley
  • Moved by A. Troster
    Seconded byT. Kavanagh

    WHEREAS in 1910 women delegates from around the world met in Copenhagen to propose that Women’s Day become an international event to promote equal rights for women; and

    WHEREAS the first International Women’s Day was held in 1911 with the support of over a million people; and

    WHEREAS in 1977, the General Assembly of the United Nations officially called for all countries to mark a day for the recognition of women's economic, political and social achievements; and

    WHEREAS municipalities can play a profound role in promoting and advancing gender equity; and

    WHEREAS local and international activists, organizations, and affected communities have shown us more work is required to achieve gender equity; and

    WHEREAS every year thousands of events are held around the world to inspire, celebrate and honour women.

    THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Ottawa City Council declare March 8, 2024, to be International Women’s Day in the City of Ottawa.

  • Moved by A. Troster
    Seconded byM. Sutcliffe

    WHEREAS all Ontarians deserve and expect a safe and respectful workplace; and,

    WHEREAS municipal governments as the democratic institutions most directly engaged with Ontarians need respectful discourse; and,

    WHEREAS several incidents in recent years of disrespectful behaviour and workplace harassment have occurred amongst members of municipal councils; and,

    WHEREAS these incidents seriously and negatively affect the people involved and lower public perceptions of local governments; and,

    WHEREAS municipal Codes of Conduct are helpful tools to set expectations of council member behaviour; and,

    WHEREAS municipal governments do not have the necessary tools to adequately enforce compliance with municipal Codes of Conduct;

    THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Ottawa City Council supports the call of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario for the Government of Ontario to introduce legislation to strengthen municipal Codes of Conduct and compliance with them in consultation with municipal governments; and,

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the legislation consider encompassing the Association of Municipalities of Ontario’s recommendations for:

    • Updating municipal Codes of Conduct to account for workplace safety and harassment;
    • Creating a flexible administrative penalty regime, adapted to the local economic and financial circumstances of municipalities across Ontario;
    • Increasing training of municipal Integrity Commissioners to enhance consistency of investigations and recommendations across the province;
    • Allowing municipalities to apply to a member of the judiciary to remove a sitting member if recommended through the report of a municipal Integrity Commissioner.
  • Moved by S. Menard
    Seconded byD. Brown

    WHEREAS under the Clean Water Act, a Source Protection Committee representing multiple stakeholders is required for each source protection region in Ontario; and

    WHEREAS the Source Protection Committee (SPC) oversees the Source Protection Program, and the composition ensures that a variety of local interests are represented at the decision-making table; and

    WHEREAS the City of Ottawa is a member of the Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Committee (SPC); and

    WHEREAS the City of Ottawa has had one member on the Mississippi-Rideau SPC since May 2017, and previously had two members since 2007; and

    WHEREAS the Mississippi-Rideau SPC membership undergoes a renewal every five years to ensure that it remains in compliance with Ontario Regulation 288/07, the regulation that governs Source Protection Committees under Ontario’s Clean Water Act; and

    WHEREAS the City of Ottawa received a letter from the Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Region on November 16, 2023, requesting the City to submit the name of the Council appointed member to the SPC before March 22, 2024; and

    WHEREAS Michel Kearney, Senior Project Manager, Infrastructure Planning, Infrastructure and Water Services Department, is the City’s current representative and is willing to remain on the Source Protection Committee for another term.

    THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council approve the selection of Michel Kearney to sit as the representative for the City of Ottawa on the Mississippi-Rideau Source Protection Committee.

  • Moved by J. Leiper
    Seconded byR. Brockington

    WHEREAS beginning in 2024 the City will undertake an integrated road reconstruction project in Ward 15, including the reconstruction of Ferndale Avenue and Beechgrove Avenue; and

    WHEREAS the project limits include reinstating some private approaches on Ferndale Avenue (Churchill Avenue to Selby Avenue); and

    WHEREAS some of the driveway widths within the project limits are not in full conformance with the City’s front yard parking restrictions and Private Approach By-law; and

    WHEREAS some of the driveway’s minimum distance to adjacent properties within the project limits are not in full conformance with the City’s front yard parking restrictions and Private Approach By-law; and

    WHEREAS, for existing properties, front yard parking restrictions and private approach by-law are normally enforced only on a complaint-driven basis; and

    WHEREAS there have been no complaints with respect to non-compliant driveways (private approaches) or front-yard parking in this area; and

    WHEREAS the area residents support providing relief for residents with existing driveways (private approaches) while acknowledging that any future driveways (private approaches) and front-yard parking must be in accordance with City by-laws; and

    THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approve that, in respect of the reconstruction Ferndale Avenue, private approaches be reinstated as they were immediately prior to the reconstruction of this street

  • Moved by T. Kavanagh
    Seconded byA. Troster

    WHEREAS in 2022, 22 year old Masha Amini was killed while in police custody in the Islamic Republic of Iran; and

    WHEREAS after her death, protests against the Iranian Governments treatment of women broke out across Iran and sparked a campaign to support ‘Jin, Jiyan, Azadi’ (Women, Life, Freedom); and

    WHEREAS in September 2022, a 16 year old named Komar Daroftade was killed while participating in the Jin, Jiyan, Azadi (Women, Life, Freedom) demonstrations; and

    WHEREAS a resident of Bay Ward has requested two trees be planted to commemorate the lives of Masha and Komar and honour the sacrifices made by Iranians in fighting for freedom and women’s rights;

    THEREFORE IT BE RESOLVED that to commemorate the lives and sacrifice of these two young activists, the City of Ottawa approves the installation of two trees with to be planted in Britannia Park with plaques that read the following:

    Plaque 1

    In memory of Jina Amini (1999-09-29 to 2022-09-16), a Kurdish woman killed by Iran's morality police in Tehran.
    À la mémoire de Jina Amini (29 septembre 1999 - 16 septembre 2022), femme kurde tuée à Téhéran par la police de la moralité de l’Iran.

    Plaque 2

    In memory of Komar Daroftade (2006-08-16 to 2022-10-30), killed by Iran's IRGC during Jin, Jiyan, Azadi Revolution.
    À la mémoire de Komar Daroftade (16 août 2006 - 30 octobre 2022), tué par le Corps des gardiens de la révolution islamique (CGRI) d’Iran au cours du mouvement Jin, Jiyan, Azadi.

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that all costs related to the tree and plaque will be covered by the requester.

Notice of Intent from the Auditor General to submit the Annual Report at the Audit Committee meeting of March 8, 2024

  • Moved by R. Brockington
    Seconded byJ. Bradley

    That the by-laws listed on the Agenda under Motion to Introduce By-laws, Three Readings, be read and passed.

    a)    A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at promenade Hosta Drive as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

    b)    A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2017-180 respecting the appointment of Municipal Law Enforcement Officers in accordance with private property parking enforcement.

    c)    A by-law of the City of Ottawa to establish certain lands as common and public highway and assume them for public use (March Valley Road, Upper Dwyer Hill Road, Cannon Smith Drive, Old Birch Road, Donnelly Drive, Old Almonte Road, Bank Street, 8th Line Road, Marvelville Road, Long Island Drive, Driscoll Drive, Farmview Road, Paden Road, Johnston Road, Dilworth Road, St. Joseph Boulevard, Gallagher Road, Minaki Avenue and Melfa Crescent).

    d)    A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate certain lands at cercle Trailway Circle as being exempt from Part Lot Control.

    e)    A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2002-189 respecting the repeal of regulations for tow service operators, tow truck drivers, and vehicle storage facility operators.

    f)    A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2008-250 to change the zoning of lands known municipally as 3317 Navan Road. 

    g)    A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2008-250 to change the zoning of lands known municipally as 266 Park Street. 

    h)    A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2008-250 to change the zoning of lands known municipally as 845 Champlain Street. 

    i)     A by-law of the City of Ottawa to amend By-law No. 2008-250 to change the zoning of lands known municipally as 266 and 268 Carruthers, and 177 Armstrong Street. 

    j)     A by-law of the City of Ottawa to correct by-law references within the Delegation of Authority By-law. 

    k)    A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate Southminster United Church, 1040 Bank Street, to be of cultural heritage value or interest. 

    l)     A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate 415 Kenwood Avenue to be of cultural heritage value or interest.

    m)   A by-law of the City of Ottawa to designate 430 Churchill Avenue North, Westboro Masonic Hall, to be of cultural heritage value or interest. 

  • Moved by R. Brockington
    Seconded byJ. Bradley

    That the following by-law be read and passed:

    To confirm the proceedings of the Council meeting of March 6, 2024.

  • Moved by R. Brockington
    Seconded byL. Johnson

    That the proceedings of the City Council meeting of March 6, 2024 be adjourned.