Meeting details

City Council

Held at: Electronic Meeting

Monday, 05/17/2021

From 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Meeting files:
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Agenda
Minutes
Agenda package
Agenda item details

Minutes

1. COMMENCEMENT -
1.a
Land Acknowledgement
1.b
Singing of "O Canada"
2. MINUTES -
2.a
Minutes to be accepted as mailed to the Mayor and Councillors (regular meeting held April 26, 2021 and special meetings held April 26 and May 10, 2021.
3. DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND THE GENERAL NATURE THEREOF -
4. COMMUNICATIONS REFERRED TO FILE -
4.a
None.
5. PRESENTATIONS -
5.a
None.
6. DELEGATIONS -
6.a
Laura McQuillen, regarding Community Services Department report CSD-2021-5, listed as Item 12.b.4 on the Committee of the Whole agenda.
DEL-2021-8
7. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES -
7.7.a
HERITAGE KITCHENER - MAY 4, 2021
7.7.a.1
That pursuant to Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act, the Clerk be directed to publish a Notice of Intention to designate the property municipally addressed as 518 Bridgeport Road as being of cultural heritage value or interest, as outlined in Development Services Department report DSD-2021-58.
RTBA-HK--2021-3
7.7.b
COMMUNITY AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES COMMITTEE - MAY 10, 2021
7.7.b.1
That the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to sign an agreement with Signum Wireless, subject to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor, to enter a land lease for the purpose of installation of a telecommunications tower at 135 Homer Watson Blvd, as outlined in Corporate Services Department report COR-2021-16; and further,

That the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to sign an agreement with Signum Wireless, subject to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor, to enter a land lease for the purpose of installation of a telecommunications tower at 35 Sportsworld Crossing.
RTBA-CISC--2021-21
7.7.b.2
That Building staff along with Communications staff be directed to create a Termites Best Practice Guide for residents and future property owners to follow to reduce termite colonies and limit the impact of long-term damage and further spread into private or public property, as outlined in Development Services Department report DSD-2021-62; and further,

That the Building Division continue to administer the Termite By-law.
RTBA-CISC--2021-22
7.7.c
PLANNING AND STRATEGIC INITIATIVES COMMITTEE - MAY 10
7.7.c.1
That consideration of the following recommendation be deferred to the June 14, 2021, Planning and Strategic Initiatives Committee meeting, as requested by the applicant:

“That Official Plan Amendment Application OPA/20/002/E/KA for Rockway Holdings Ltd. requesting a change in designation from Low Rise Residential to Medium Rise Residential to permit 4 multiple dwelling buildings on the parcel of land specified and illustrated on Schedule ‘A’, be adopted, in the form shown in the Official Plan Amendment attached to Report DSD-2021-41 as Appendix ‘A’, and accordingly forwarded to the Region of Waterloo for approval; and

That Zoning By-law Amendment Application ZBA20/005/E/KA for Rockway Holding Ltd. be approved in the form shown in the “Proposed By-law”, and “Map No. 1”, attached to Report DSD-2021-41 as Appendix “B”; and,

That in accordance with Planning Act Section 45 (1.3 & 1.4) that applications for minor variances shall be permitted for lands subject to Zoning By-law Amendment Application ZBA20/005/E/KA; and,

That the Grand River South Community Plan be repealed in its entirety.”
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7.7.c.2
That the City-initiated Zoning By-law amendment ZBA19/011/COK/TD to By-law 2019- 51 (CRoZBy Stage 2a-Residential Base Zones), be approved in the form shown in the “Proposed By-law” dated April 28, 2021, and included as Attachment A to report DSD2021-42.
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8. UNFINISHED BUSINESS -
8.a
None.
9. NEW BUSINESS -
9.a
Regional Council Update - Mayor B. Vrbanovic
9.9.a.1.
Mayor B. Vrbanovic has given notice that he will introduce the following motion for consideration this date with respect to housing support funding for people experiencing homelessness:

That the City of Kitchener support the Regional Municipality of Waterloo and other area municipalities in their collective call for funding to respond to the urgent and growing need for housing support funding to end homelessness in Waterloo Region, as outlined in Region of Waterloo report CSD-HOU-21-06 – Housing Support Funding to End Homelessness, dated May 11, 2021; and further,

That Kitchener City Council request the provincial government to dedicate specific and sustained health funding for housing supports to help people experiencing homelessness achieve housing stability and recover from homelessness; and finally,

That the City Clerk be directed to send a copy of this resolution to the Honourable Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario; the Honourable Christine Elliott, Minister of Health; the Honourable Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing; the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO); the Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA); the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM); local Members of the Provincial Legislature (MPPs); Federal Members of Parliament (MPs); and area municipalities within Waterloo Region.
10. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS -
11. BY-LAWS - 1ST AND 2ND READING -
11.a
Being a by-law to set and levy the rates of taxation for City purposes for the year 2021 and to provide for the payment of taxes after interim taxes.
By-law-2021-14
11.b
To further amend By-law No. 2019-113, being a by-law to regulate traffic and parking on highways under the jurisdiction of the Corporation of the City of Kitchener.
By-law-2021-15
11.c
Being a by-law to exempt certain lots from Part Lot Control - Block 45, Registered Plan 58M-644 - 30 Saddlebrook Court
By-law-2021-16
11.d
Being a By-law to amend By-law 2019-077 to extend the time period for exemption from Part Lot Control - Part of Block 1, Plan 58M-505 - Forest Creek Drive
By-law-2021-17
11.e
Being a by-law to amend By-law 2019-079 to extend the time period for exemption from Part Lot Control - Part of Blocks 10, 11, 15, 16 and 17, Plan 58M-504 - Hollybrook Trail and Pondcliffe Court
By-law-2021-18
11.f
Being a by-law to amend By-law 2019-080 to extend the time period for exemption from Part Lot Control - Part of Blocks 7, 8, 25 and 26, Plan 58M-504 - Pondcliffe Drive and Hollybrook Trail
By-law-2021-19
11.g
Being a by-law to amend By-law 2019-082 to extend the time period for exemption from Part Lot Control - Part of Blocks 21, 22 and 23, Plan 58M-504 - Pondcliffe Drive and Doon Creek Street
By-law-2021-20
11.h
Being a by-law to amend By-law 2019-051 known as the Zoning By-law 2019 for the City of Kitchener - CRoZBy Stage 2a - Residential Base Zones
By-law-2021-21
12. COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE -
12.a
TENDERS
12.12.a.1
T21-055 Duke and Ontario Streets Parking Garage - Soffit and Interior Wall Painting
FIN -2021-31
12.12.a.2
Q21-067 RBJ Schlegel Park Heritage House Washroom Renovation
FIN -2021-33
12.12.a.3
T21-060 Pattandon Avenue (Borden Parkway to Ottawa Street South) Reconstruction
FIN -2021-34
12.b
ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
12.12.b.1
Downtown Kitchener BIA and Belmont BIA 2021 Budgets
FIN -2021-30
12.12.b.2
Kitchener Power Corp. - Annual Business Matters
FIN -2021-32
12.12.b.3
Protective Bollard Installation at City Hall
INS-2021-4
12.12.b.4
Exemption to Chapter 408 - Animals
CSD-2021-5
12.12.b.5
Mid-Term Appointment to Heritage Kitchener
COR-2021-17
13. REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE -
14. BY-LAWS - 3RD READING -
14.a
Being a by-law to set and levy the rates of taxation for City purposes for the year 2021 and to provide for the payment of taxes after interim taxes.
By-law-2021-14
14.b
To further amend By-law No. 2019-113, being a by-law to regulate traffic and parking on highways under the jurisdiction of the Corporation of the City of Kitchener.
By-law-2021-15
14.c
Being a by-law to exempt certain lots from Part Lot Control - Block 45, Registered Plan 58M-644 - 30 Saddlebrook Court
By-law-2021-16
14.d
Being a By-law to amend By-law 2019-077 to extend the time period for exemption from Part Lot Control - Part of Block 1, Plan 58M-505 - Forest Creek Drive
By-law-2021-17
14.e
Being a by-law to amend By-law 2019-079 to extend the time period for exemption from Part Lot Control - Part of Blocks 10, 11, 15, 16 and 17, Plan 58M-504 - Hollybrook Trail and Pondcliffe Court
By-law-2021-18
14.f
Being a by-law to amend By-law 2019-080 to extend the time period for exemption from Part Lot Control - Part of Blocks 7, 8, 25 and 26, Plan 58M-504 - Pondcliffe Drive and Hollybrook Trail
By-law-2021-19
14.g
Being a by-law to amend By-law 2019-082 to extend the time period for exemption from Part Lot Control - Part of Blocks 21, 22 and 23, Plan 58M-504 - Pondcliffe Drive and Doon Creek Street
By-law-2021-20
14.h
Being a by-law to amend By-law 2019-051 known as the Zoning By-law 2019 for the City of Kitchener - CRoZBy Stage 2a - Residential Base Zones
By-law-2021-21