The Corporation of the City of Kawartha Lakes

Minutes

Committee of the Whole Meeting

Meeting #:COW2019-11
Date:
Time:
Open Session Commencing at 1:00 p.m.
Location:
Council Chambers
City Hall
26 Francis Street, Lindsay, Ontario K9V 5R8
Members:
  • Mayor Andy Letham
  • Councillor Ron Ashmore
  • Councillor Pat Dunn
  • Deputy Mayor Doug Elmslie
  • Councillor Patrick O'Reilly
  • Councillor Tracy Richardson
  • Councillor Kathleen Seymour-Fagan
  • Councillor Andrew Veale
  • Councillor Emmett Yeo
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Mayor Letham called the Meeting to order at 1:00 p.m. Deputy Mayor D. Elmslie and Councillors R. Ashmore, P. O'Reilly, T. Richardson, K. Seymour-Fagan, A. Veale and E. Yeo were in attendance.

Absent: Councillor P. Dunn

CAO R. Taylor, City Clerk C. Ritchie, Deputy Clerk A. Rooth, City Solicitor R. Carlson and Directors C. Marshall, B. Robinson, J. Rojas, C. Shanks, J. Stover, R. Sutherland and Acting Chief A. Rafton were also in attendance.

  • CW2019-196
    Moved ByDeputy Mayor Elmslie
    Seconded ByCouncillor Richardson

    That the Agenda for the Open Session of the Committee of the Whole of Tuesday, November 5, 2019, be adopted as circulated.

    Carried

There were no declarations of pecuniary interest disclosed.

Ban of Plastic Bags in City of Kawartha Lakes
Jamie Morris
Deborah Pearson
On behalf of the Kawartha Lakes Environmental Advisory Committee (KLEAC)

Deborah Pearson attended Council on behalf of the Kawartha Lakes Environmental Advisory Committee (KLEAC) to provide information on the negative impact of plastic waste on the environment and requested that Council pass a resolution to implement a phased in ban of single-use plastics and implement a public education strategy for eliminating single use plastics in the City of Kawartha Lakes.

  • CW2019-197
    Moved ByCouncillor O'Reilly
    Seconded ByCouncillor Richardson

    That the deputation of Deborah Pearson, on behalf of the Kawartha Lakes Environmental Advisory Committee (KLEAC), regarding Ban of Plastic Bags in City of Kawartha Lakes, be received.

    Carried

Ban of Plastic Bags in City of Kawartha Lakes
Steve McCullough

Steve McCullough shared his personal experience in taking action to reduce garbage and eliminate his personal use of plastics. He requested that Council ban all plastic bags in the City of Kawartha Lakes and instead require residents to place garbage directly into bins, expressing the need to go beyond a voluntary ban.

  • CW2019-198
    Moved ByDeputy Mayor Elmslie
    Seconded ByCouncillor Ashmore

    That the deputation of Steve McCullough regarding Ban of Plastic Bags in City of Kawartha Lakes, be received.

    Carried

Affordable Housing for Seniors
Afe Helleman

Afe Helleman attended Council to identify an interest in pursuing a senior housing development on land adjacent to the Train Station in Coboconk. He provided a concept for a seniors development that could provide an affordable housing option for seniors and allow them to continue to reside in the communities where they live.

  • CW2019-199
    Moved ByCouncillor Yeo
    Seconded ByCouncillor Richardson

    That the deputation of Afe Helleman regarding Affordable Housing for Seniors, be received and referred to staff to work with the proponent to bring forward options for an affordable housing development in Coboconk by end of Q2 2020.

    Carried

By-law Revisions to Allow for Backyard Chickens
Kim Van Demark
Ronnda Singer-Robinson

Kim Van Demark and Ronnda Singer-Robinson attended Council to propose an amendment to the current by-law to regulate animals in the City of Kawartha Lakes to allow for the keeping of backyard chickens. They recommended a permit system be considered as a potential revenue source to the City and shared information about care and behavior, mitigation of predation and benefits of backyard chickens, including the importance of preserving the local agricultural history of the area. They advised that a petition with over 400 signatures has been submitted in support of the matter.

  • CW2019-200
    Moved ByCouncillor Seymour-Fagan
    Seconded ByDeputy Mayor Elmslie

    That the deputation of Kim Van Demark and Ronnda Singer-Robinson regarding By-law Revisions to Allow for Backyard Chickens, be received;

    That the correspondence and petition submitted in support of a by-law amendment to allow for backyard chickens, be received; and

    That the matter be referred to staff to bring forward options to allow backyard chickens by the end of Q3 2020.

    Carried

Request to Waive Dumping Fees for Plastics
Ghulam Khan
Harry Leung

Harry Leung, representing Ghulam Khan, owner of 77 St. David Street in Lindsay being the old plastic factory that recently experienced a fire requested that Council waive the landfill fees for all of the remaining waste plastic in the building.

  • CW2019-201
    Moved ByDeputy Mayor Elmslie
    Seconded ByCouncillor O'Reilly

    That the deputation of Harry Leung regarding Request to Waive Dumping Fees for Plastics, be received; and

    That upon completion of the transfer of the plastic waste to the landfill and collection of related receipts, a request to waive the landfill fees may be brought forward to Council for consideration.

    Carried

Winter Maintenance on McGuire Beach Road
Raymonde Blais Couture

Raymonde Blais Couture, President of McGuire's Beach Property Owners Association, attended Council to request that the City provide winter service to McGuire Beach Road or alternatively, provide a letter identifying that the City will not provide any winter service to the road in order that the Association can move forward with passing a by-law requiring its members to pay fees for winter maintenance.

  • CW2019-202
    Moved ByCouncillor Yeo
    Seconded ByCouncillor O'Reilly

    That the deputation from Raymonde Blais Couture regarding Winter Maintenance on McGuire Beach Road, be received; and

    That the November 5, 2019 correspondence from Raymonde Blais Couture, President of McGuire's Beach Property Owners Association, regarding a request for winter service for McGuire Beach Road, be received.

    Carried
  • Moved ByCouncillor Yeo
    Seconded ByDeputy Mayor Elmslie

    That the City provide winter service to the unassumed portion of McGuire Beach Road for the 2019-2020 winter season.

    Motion Failed

Kawartha Lakes Agriculture and Food Action Plan 2020-2024 Presentation
Kelly Maloney, Agriculture Development Officer
Bronwynne Wilton, Wilton Group

Kelly Maloney, Agriculture Development Officer, and Bronwynne Wilton of Wilton Group delivered a presentation on the Kawartha Lakes Agriculture and Food Action Plan 2020-2024.

  • CW2019-203
    Moved ByCouncillor Ashmore
    Seconded ByCouncillor O'Reilly

    That the presentation by Agriculture and Development Officer Kelly Maloney and Bronwynne Wilton of Wilton Group regarding the Kawartha Lakes Agriculture and Food Action Plan 2020-2024 Presentation, be received.

    Carried

Kawartha Lakes Agriculture and Food Action Plan 2020-2024
Kelly Maloney, Agriculture Development Officer

  • CW2019-204
    Moved ByCouncillor Veale
    Seconded ByCouncillor Yeo

    That Report ED2019-019, Kawartha Lakes Agriculture and Food Action Plan 2020-2024, be received;

    That the Kawartha Lakes Agriculture and Food Action Plan 2020-2024 be endorsed;

    That in the first quarter of 2020 staff provide Council with an implementation plan detailing community partnership support and providing options for resourcing of identified municipal activities through future budgets; and

    That this recommendation be brought forward to Council for consideration at the next Regular Council Meeting.

    Carried

Tourism Strategy Update Presentation
Laurie McCarthy, Economic Development Officer - Tourism

Laurie McCarthy, Economic Development Officer - Tourism, presented an update on the Tourism Strategy.

  • CW2019-205
    Moved ByDeputy Mayor Elmslie
    Seconded ByCouncillor Seymour-Fagan

    That the presentation by Laurie McCarthy, Economic Development Officer - Tourism, regarding a Tourism Strategy Update, be received.

    Carried

Tourism Strategy Update
Laurie McCarthy, Economic Development Officer – Tourism

  • CW2019-206
    Moved ByCouncillor Yeo
    Seconded ByDeputy Mayor Elmslie

    That Report ED2019-026, Tourism Strategy Update, be received for information; and

    That this recommendation be brought forward to Council for consideration at the next Regular Council Meeting.

    Carried

    Council recessed at 2:27 p.m. and reconvened at 2:37 p.m.


Heritage Planning Update Presentation
Emily Turner, Economic Development Officer - Heritage Planning

Emily Turner, Economic Development Officer - Heritage Planning, presented an update on Heritage Planning.

  • CW2019-207
    Moved ByCouncillor Ashmore
    Seconded ByCouncillor Richardson

    That the presentation by Emily Turner, Economic Development Officer - Heritage Planning, regarding a Heritage Planning Update, be received.

    Carried

Listing Properties on the Heritage Register
Emily Turner, Economic Development Officer - Heritage Planning

  • CW2019-208
    Moved ByCouncillor Ashmore
    Seconded ByCouncillor Seymour-Fagan

    That Report ED2019-022, Listing Properties on the Heritage Register, be received;

    That the proposed listing of non-designated properties listed in Appendix A to Report ED2019-022 be approved; and

    That this recommendation be brought forward to Council for consideration at the next Regular Council Meeting.

    Carried

Delegated Authority for Alterations to Heritage Properties By-law
Emily Turner, Economic Development Officer – Heritage Planning

  • CW2019-209
    Moved ByCouncillor O'Reilly
    Seconded ByCouncillor Richardson

    That Report ED2019-023, Delegated Authority for Alterations to Heritage Properties By-law, be received;

    That the necessary by-law be forwarded to Council for consideration at the next Regular Council Meeting; and

    That this recommendation be brought forward to Council for consideration at the next Regular Council Meeting.

    Carried

2020-2029 Housing and Homelessness Plan Presentation
Rod Sutherland, Director of Human Services

Director Sutherland delivered a presentation on the 2020-2029 Housing and Homelessness Plan.

  • CW2019-210
    Moved ByCouncillor Veale
    Seconded ByDeputy Mayor Elmslie

    That the presentation by Director Sutherland regarding the 2020-2029 Housing and Homelessness Plan, be received.

    Carried

Affordable Housing Targets – Financial Analysis
Carolyn Daynes, Treasurer

  • CW2019-211
    Moved ByCouncillor Yeo
    Seconded ByCouncillor O'Reilly

    That Report CORP2019-028, Affordable Housing Targets - Financial Analysis, be received for information purposes; and

    That this recommendation be brought forward to Council for consideration at the next Regular Council Meeting.

    Carried

2020-2029 Housing and Homelessness Plan
Hope Lee, Manager, Human Services (Housing)

  • Moved ByDeputy Mayor Elmslie
    Seconded ByCouncillor O'Reilly

    That Report HH2019-010, 2020-2029 Housing and Homelessness Plan, be received;

    That the 2020-2029 Housing and Homelessness Plan, included as Appendix A to Report HH2019-010, be endorsed;

    That staff report back on an annual basis on the City's progress toward achieving established  targets so that those targets can be adjusted accordingly; and

    That this recommendation be brought forward to Council for consideration at the next Regular Council Meeting.

    Motion Failed
  • CW2019-212
    Moved ByCouncillor Richardson
    Seconded ByCouncillor Seymour-Fagan

    That Report HH2019-010, 2020-2029 Housing and Homelessness Plan, be received;

    That 2020-2029 Housing and Homelessness Plan be amended to endorse the Moving Forward housing target model:

    That the 2020-2029 Housing and Homelessness Plan, included as Appendix A to Report HH2019-010, as amended, be endorsed;

    That staff report back on an annual basis on the City's progress toward achieving established  targets so that those targets can be adjusted accordingly; and

    That this recommendation be brought forward to Council for consideration at the next Regular Council Meeting.

    Carried

10.1

Million Dollar Makeover Funding Allocation, 2nd Intake
Carlie Arbour, Economic Development Officer - Community

  • CW2019-213
    Moved ByCouncillor Yeo
    Seconded ByCouncillor Seymour-Fagan

    That Report ED2019-025, 2019 Million Dollar Makeover Funding Allocation, 2nd Intake, be received; and

    That this recommendation be brought forward to Council for consideration at the next Regular Council Meeting.

    Carried

Styrofoam and Single Use Plastics
David Kerr, Manager Environmental Services

  • CW2019-214
    Moved ByCouncillor Yeo
    Seconded ByCouncillor Richardson

    That Report 2019-010, Styrofoam and Single Use Plastics, be received;

    That Council approves a voluntary ban of Styrofoam and Single Use Plastics in the Kawartha Lakes;

    That Council approves the removal of styrofoam from the curbside recycling stream and addition to the waste stream;

    That the City take the lead on the voluntary ban whenever possible; and

    That this recommendation be brought forward to Council for consideration at the next Regular Council Meeting.

    Carried

Making Waste Matter: Integrated Waste Management Strategy Update
David Kerr, Manager Environmental Services

  • CW2019-215
    Moved ByCouncillor O'Reilly
    Seconded ByCouncillor Ashmore

    That Report WM2019-012, Making Waste Matter: Integrated Waste Management Strategy Update, be received;

    That Council approves the Integrated Waste Management Strategy Update for implementation; and

    That this recommendation be brought forward to Council for consideration at the next Regular Council Meeting.

    Carried

Disbanding of Transit Advisory Committee
Todd Bryant, Manager of Fleet and Transit
Council Appointees: Councillors P. O'Reilly and T. Richardson

  • CW2019-216
    Moved ByCouncillor Richardson
    Seconded ByCouncillor O'Reilly

    That Report TR2019-005, Disbanding of the Transit Advisory Committee, be received;

    That the Transit Advisory Committee be disbanded and the related Terms of Reference rescinded;

    That Transit Staff work with Transportation Working Group of the Kawartha Lakes Accessibility Advisory Committee; and

    That this recommendation be brought forward to Council for consideration at the next Regular Council Meeting.

    Carried

Memo - Ambulance Offload Considerations
Andrew Rafton, Acting Chief of Paramedic Services

  • CW2019-217
    Moved ByCouncillor Yeo
    Seconded ByCouncillor Richardson

    That the memo dated November 5, 2019 regarding Ambulance Offload Considerations be received;

    That Paramedic Service continue to implement the current relief initiatives; and

    That this recommendation be brought forward to Council for consideration at the next Regular Council meeting.

    Carried

Notice of Requirement for Council Resolution Related to Proposed Amendments to the Trent Source Protection Plan and Assessment Report
Dan Marinigh, CAO/Secretary-Treasurer, Otonabee Conservation

  • CW2019-218
    Moved ByCouncillor Richardson
    Seconded ByCouncillor Seymour-Fagan

    That the October 22, 2019 correspondence from Dan Marinigh, CAO/Secretary-Treasurer for Otonabee Conservation, regarding the Notice of Requirement for Council Resolution Related to Proposed Amendments to the Trent Source Protection Plan and Assessment Report, be received;

    That the proposed amendments to the Trent Source Protection Plan and Assessment Report as per Section 34 of the Clean Water Act, resulting from recent upgrades to the Pinewood Municipal Drinking Water System, be endorsed;

    That the commencement of the public consultation process, be authorized; and

    That this recommendation be brought forward to Council for consideration at the next Regular Council meeting.

    Carried
  • CW2019-219
    Moved ByCouncillor Seymour-Fagan
    Seconded ByCouncillor Yeo

    That the Committee of the Whole Meeting adjourn at 3:55 p.m.

    Carried
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