Agenda Contents

Agenda
Cornwall City Council



Meeting ID:2009-05
Meeting Date:Mon February 23, 2009 07:00 PM
Location:Council Chambers
Chair:CN=Bob Kilger/OU=CITYHALL/O=CityCornwall
Prepared By:Manon L. , Deputy Clerk


  

IN-CAMERA SESSION

An In-Camera meeting was held at 5:00 p.m. to discuss matters that fell under the Municipal Act, 2001, c.23 s.239:

- 2 (a) the security of the property of the municipality or local board;
- 2 (b) personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;
- 2 (c) a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board;
- 2 (e) litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board;
- 3.1 (1) The meeting is held for the purpose of educating or training the members.


ROLL CALL
APPEL

Mayor Bob Kilger
Councillor Kim Baird
Councillor Denis Carr
Councillor Bernadette Clément
Councillor Syd Gardiner
Councillor Glen Grant
Councillor Denis Thibault
Councillor Elaine MacDonald
Councillor Mark MacDonald
Councillor André Rivette
Councillor Mary Ann Hug
February 2009 Acting Mayor - Councillor Mark MacDonald


INVOCATION
PRIÈRE
Reverend Jessica Worden
Trinity Anglican Church


NATIONAL ANTHEM
HYMNE NATIONAL

Oh, Canada
Our home and native land,
True patriot love
In all thy sons command.
With glowing hearts
We see thee rise,
The true, north, strong, and free.
From far and wide
Oh Canada
We stand on guard for thee.
God keep our land
Glorious and free.
Oh, Canada we stand on guard for thee,droits.
Oh, Canada
we stand on guard for thee.
O Canada!
Terre de nos aîeux,
Ton front est ceint
de fleurons glorieux!
Car ton bras
sait porter l'épée,
Il sait porter
la croix! Ton histoire
est une épopée,
Des plus brillants exploits.
Et ta valeur,
de foi trempée,
Protégera nos foyers et nos droits.
Protégera nos foyers
et nos droits.



ADDITIONS, DELETIONS OR AMENDMENTS
ADJONCTIONS, EFFACEMENTS OU MODIFICATIONS
All matters listed under General Consent, save and except “Delegations” are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. Should a Council member wish an alternative action from the proposed recommendation, the Council member shall request that this matter be moved to “Communications” at this time.


DISCLOSURE OF INTEREST
DÉCLARATIONS D’INTÉRÊT PÉCUNIAIRE


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
SÉANCE DE COMMISSION ÉTENDUE À LA CHAMBRE ENTIÈRE
We will now go into Committee of the Whole and that all Minutes, Presentations, Delegations, Consent/Correspondence, Resolutions, Reports and By-laws 017 to 023 of 2009 shall be considered and referred to that Committee.


GENERAL CONSENT
CONSENTEMENT GÉNÉRAL


ADOPTION OF MINUTES
RATIFICATION DES PROCÈS-VERBAUX
The following Minutes are presented for adoption. Should there be no corrections noted, the Minutes shall stand approved as presented.


1 February 5, 2009 Cornwall City Council Meeting
Click for detail --> February 5, 2009 Cornwall City Council Meeting


2 February 9, 2009 Cornwall City Council Meeting
Click for detail --> February 9, 2009 Cornwall City Council Meeting


PASSING OF THE BY-LAWS - FIRST AND SECOND READINGS
LE PASSAGE DES RÈGLEMENTS MUNICIPAUX - PREMIÈRE ET DEUXIÈME LECTURES
The following By-laws are presented to Council for passing and it is recommended that By-laws 017 to 023 of 2009 inclusive be read a first time and be considered as read a second time.


2009-017 A Bylaw to amend Bylaw 164-2005 being a Bylaw to Govern the Proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Cornwall.
Click for detail --> A Bylaw to amend Bylaw 164-2005 being a Bylaw to Govern the Proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Cornwall.


2009-018 A by-law to authorize the execution of a tax arrears extension agreement for roll number 0402 030-002-07700 pursuant to section 378 of the Municipal Act, 2001
Click for detail --> A by-law to authorize the execution of a tax arrears extension agreement for roll number 0402 030-002-07700 pursuant to section 378 of the Municipal Act, 2001


Exp-018 Explanation of Purpose and Effect of By-law No. 018, Tax Extension Agreement
Click for detail --> Explanation of Purpose and Effect of By-law No. 018, Tax Extension Agreement


2009-019 A Bylaw to amend the Traffic and Parking By-law to impose Parking Restrictions on Glengarry Blvd.
Click for detail --> A Bylaw to amend the Traffic and Parking By-law  to impose Parking Restrictions on  Glengarry Blvd.


Exp-019 Explanatory Note to Bylaw 019 - Traffic and Parking By-law amendment. Glengarry Blvd. Parking Restrictions.
Click for detail --> Explanatory Note to Bylaw 019 - Traffic and Parking By-law amendment. Glengarry Blvd. Parking Restrictions.


2009-020 Traffic and Parking By-law amendment - Metered Parking
Click for detail --> Traffic and Parking By-law amendment - Metered Parking


Exp-020 Amendment - Traffic and Parking By-law 069-1989
Click for detail --> Amendment - Traffic and Parking By-law 069-1989


2009-021 A Bylaw to further amend Bylaw 751-1969, the Zoning Bylaw as amended of The Corporation of the City of Cornwall, being a Bylaw respecting the use of land and the use and location of buildings for land situated on the west side of Sydney Street and south of Second Street, municipally known as 126 Sydney Street.
Click for detail --> A Bylaw to further amend Bylaw 751-1969, the Zoning Bylaw as amended of The Corporation of the City of Cornwall, being a Bylaw respecting the use of land and the use and location of buildings for land situated on the west side of Sydney Street and south of Second Street, municipally known as 126 Sydney Street.


Exp-021 Explanation of Purpose and Effect for Site Specific Rezoning for 126 Sydney Street
Click for detail --> Explanation of Purpose and Effect  for Site Specific Rezoning for 126 Sydney Street


2009-022 A By-law authorizing The Corporation of the City of Cornwall to enter into various Heart of the City (HOTC) Program 2: Building Restoration and Improvement Program Funding Agreements
Click for detail --> A By-law authorizing The Corporation of the City of Cornwall to enter into various Heart of the City (HOTC) Program 2: Building Restoration and Improvement  Program Funding Agreements


Exp-022 Explanation of Purpose and Effect of Bylaw 022, for HOTC Applications approved on February 17, 2009 PAC
Click for detail --> Explanation of Purpose and Effect of Bylaw 022, for HOTC Applications approved on February 17, 2009 PAC


2009-023 A Bylaw to enter various Outlet Agreements to carry on the business of public transit and the sale of monthly bus passes.
Click for detail --> A Bylaw to enter various Outlet Agreements to carry on the business of public transit and the sale of monthly bus passes.


CONSENT/CORRESPONDENCE
CONSENTEMENT / CORRESPONDANCE


1 Proclamation and Tag Day
Click for detail --> Proclamation and Tag Day

Action Recommended
1. That Council declare December 6-12, 2009 as English as a Second Language week in the City of Cornwall.

2. That Council declare June 24, 2009 at St. John Ambulance day to commemorate their 125th anniversary.

3. That Council permit the S.D. & G. Army Cadets to hold a Tag Day on Saturday, April 4, 2009.


2 PAC Report #06-2009, Cornwall Planning Programs Evaluation Committee (CPPEC) Funding Allocations/Approvals (Consent Agenda)
Click for detail --> PAC Report #06-2009, Cornwall Planning Programs Evaluation Committee (CPPEC) Funding Allocations/Approvals (Consent Agenda)

Action Recommended
That Council endorse the following PAC recommendations:

(a) File HOTC #06-08 (Addendum) - 35 Second St E -Susan & Chris Martin, applicant
That HOTC #06-08 - 35 Second St E request be approved as follows:
Program 8 - Energy Conservation Grant - $10,000.00

(b) File HOTC #09-08 (Addendum) - 9-11 Fourth St E -Ubonone Sattaboot, applicant
That HOTC#09-08 9-11 Fourth St E request be approved as follows:
Program 8 - Energy Conservation Grant - $2,950.00

(c) File HOTC #03-09 (New) - 20 Seventh St W - Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes, applicant
That HOTC #03-09 - 20 Seventh St W request be approved as follows:
Program 2 - Building Restoration and Improvement Program - $25,000.00
Program 3- Project Feasibility Study Grant - $3,000.00
Program 4 - Heritage Sign Grant - $2,000
Program 5 - Municipal Planning / Development Fees Grant Program -actual
Program 6 - Discretionary Municipal Tipping Fees Grant - Actual
Program 8 - Energy Conservation Grant - $10,000.00

(d) File HOTC #04-09 (New) - 614 First St E - Lahaie & Sullivan Cornwall Funeral Homes, applicant
That HOTC #04-09 - 614 First St E request be approved as follows:
Program 2 - Building Restoration and Improvement Program - $25,000.00
Program 3- Project Feasibility Study Grant - $3,000.00
Program 4 - Facade and Heritage Sign Grant - $11,000
Program 5 - Municipal Planning / Development Fees Grant Program - Actual
Program 6 - Discretionary Municipal Tipping Fees Grant - Actual
Program 8 - Energy Conservation Grant - $10,000.00


3 Payment of Indigent Funerals
Click for detail --> Payment of Indigent Funerals

Action Recommended
THat Council endorse the Resolution presented by the Untied Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry inpetitioning the Ministry of Community and Social Services to request a review and appropriate adjustment of the recommended rates for indigent funerals on behalf of the Consolidated Municipal Service Manager (CMSM) for the City of Cornwall and United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry.


4 Staff Replacement - Full Time Chef
Click for detail --> Staff Replacement - Full Time Chef

Action Recommended
Council approve the replacement of one (1) Full-Time Chef, at the Glen-Stor-Dun-Lodge, effective February 28, 2009.


5 Staff Replacement - Full Time Health Care Aide
Click for detail --> Staff Replacement - Full Time Health Care Aide

Action Recommended
That Council approve the replacement of one (1) Full-Time Health Care Aide.


6 Replacement of Building Permits and Bylaw Clerk in the Building and Bylaw Division
Click for detail --> Replacement of Building Permits and Bylaw Clerk in the Building and Bylaw Division

Action Recommended
That staff be authorized to fill the vacant position of Building Permits and Bylaw Clerk within the Building and Bylaw Division.


RESOLUTIONS / BUSINESS ARISING FROM NOTICE OF MOTION
To be considered by separate motion.
RÉSOLUTIONS / AFFAIRES ÉMANANT DES AVIS DE MOTIONS
Pour être considéré selon une motion séparé.


2009-06 Amending Procedural Bylaw 164-2005
Click for detail --> Amending Procedural Bylaw 164-2005

WHEREAS Procedural Bylaw 164-2005, under Section 20.5 provides an opportunity for Council Members to introduce New Business motions at any given public meeting, which is also read during the public meeting; and

WHEREAS the Procedural Bylaw 164-2005 under Section 16.8 provides Members of Council an opportunity to introduce a Notice of Motion during a public meeting, which is read and included in the minutes of that public meeting; and

WHEREAS with the new E-Genda process, requires all submissions to be included to the Agenda prior to its final publication; and

WHEREAS, there also exists a need to review all information provided, with sufficient lead time to properly handle the request prior to it being introduced to the public.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED That the Procedural Bylaw be amended to reflect the following:

1. That section 16.4.1 Notice of Motion be amended as follows:
"A Member may introduce a "Notice of Motion" for an upcoming meeting that would not otherwise be considered by Council at such meeting, by delivering a written copy of the motion, either in person or by electronic means, signed and/or endorsed by the mover and seconder of the proposed motion, to the Clerk no later than Wednesday prior to the upcoming Public Meeting, and where the motion, once reviewed by the Mayor, CAO and Clerk and shall be added to the published Agenda."

2. That the following words at the end of Section 16.8 be deleted: "...Or be read at the end of a regularly scheduled meeting of the Council."

3. Add Section 16.9 to read as follows:
"Should the Notice of Motion not be delivered to the Clerk on the Wednesday prior to the Agenda being published and there exist a time sensitive emergency situation arising, requiring the Council's immediate attention and that falls under the "Notice of Motion" criteria, the Clerk, after reviewing its content with the Mayor and CAO, may introduce the matter at the Council meeting that best addresses the time sensitive issue."

4. That section 20.5 New Business, be deleted and replaced as follows:
"Motions of a new business nature filed after the Agenda has been published for any given meeting, shall be introduced to the next regularly published agenda and shall be read during the New Business section of the Council.

5. Add Section 20.8 to read as follows:
"Should a matter which falls under the New Business criteria not be delivered to the Clerk on the Wednesday prior to the Agenda being published and there exist a time sensitive emergency situation arising, requiring the Council's immediate attention, the Clerk, after reviewing its content with the Mayor and CAO, may introduce the matter at the Council meeting that best addresses the time sensitive issue."

6. And that Council endorse By-law no. 017 of 2009 relative to these changes.



2009-07 Cornwall Regional Art Gallery
Click for detail --> Cornwall Regional Art Gallery

WHEREAS The Cornwall Regional Art Gallery is in need of additional space; and

WHEREAS the Cornwall Public Library has ample space in its basement to house the Art Gallery, Heritage and Cultural Groups; and

WHEREAS the design plans were prepared by the Thompson Rosemount Group 12 years ago; and

WHEREAS the federal government has identified $60 million dollars designated to heritage, culture and libraries in its recent budget; and

WHEREAS the City of Cornwall has moved in the direction of placing our offices in city owned buildings.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED That Council instruct Administration to try to access monies from the federal infrastructure budget and that Administration be directed to conduct a feasibility study, and cost study to move CRAG to the Library and to include Heritage and Cultural Groups under one roof.



2009-08 Condominium Draft Approval - 710 Cotton Mill Street
Click for detail --> Condominium Draft Approval - 710 Cotton Mill Street

WHEREAS as application was submitted for Draft Plan Approval of a Condominium located at 710 Cotton Mill Street, for the development of 60 units, composed of 48 one-bedroom units and 12 two-bedroom units, in a 5 storey condominium building. The building is located at the north east corner of Cotton Mill Street and McConnell Avenue and was the former Cotton/Finishing Mill, legally described as Part of Lot 7, Concession 1 and Part of Lot 150 Registered Plan No.16.

NOW THEREFORE the Council of the Corporation of the City of Cornwall enacts that the application dated January 9, 2009 from R.M.P Construction, to develop the condominium on Part of Lot 7, Concession 1 and Part of Lot 150 Registered Plan No. 16, as indicated on a Plan by André Barrette, O.L.S dated January 9, 2009, be given draft approval, subject to the satisfaction of staff that conditions dated February 6, 2009 contained in Appendix "A" to the Planning Advisory Committee's technical report dated February 11, 2009, have been completed, and furthermore, that the Mayor and Clerk are hereby authorized to sign the final version of the Registered Condominium Plans upon satisfactory completion of the Condominium Agreement and Draft Plan conditions.


2009-09 Port Theatre Parking Lot
Click for detail --> Port Theatre Parking Lot

WHEREAS Le Village BIA Wishes to host its annual festivities entitled "Cabane a Sucre" beginning Friday April 3rd to Sunday April 5th, 2009; and

WHEREAS there is not sufficient time provided from the next regular Council meeting of March 23rd to the dates selected for these festivities; and

WHEREAS these festivities require a parcel of land that will assist them to display the temporary erection of various venues and where the Port Theatre Parking Lot is the preferred site to host the temporary venues; and

WHEREAS, the City of Cornwall is the Lessee of this parcel of land and permission is requested for the use by Le Village BIA organizing Committee.

NOW THEREFORE THE COUNCIL OF THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF CORNWALL ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:
That The Council of The Corporation of the City of Cornwall provide permission for Le Village BIA Organizing Committee to make use of the Port Theatre Parking Lot, beginning Thursday April 2nd up to and including Sunday April 5, 2009; and

Be It Further Resolved that Le Village BIA Organizing Committee provide proper media notice that this facility will be in use for other than public parking.


REPORTS FROM UNFINISHED BUSINESS
RAPPORTS DES AFFAIRES INCOMPLETS


COMMUNICATIONS / REPORTS
COMMUNICATIONS / RAPPORTS


1 Ambulance Vehicle Replacement
Click for detail --> Ambulance Vehicle Replacement

Action Recommended
That Council approve the purchase three (3) replacement ambulances to be delivered mid year of 2009.


2 Traffic and Parking Committee Resolutions
Click for detail --> Traffic and Parking Committee Resolutions

Action Recommended
That Council approve the following recommendations:

1. That all current short term parking rates be maintained during 2009 and be reviewed only in 2010.

2. That the set fines for expired meters, no parking ticket displayed, and similar metered parking related fines be increased to $20.00 from the current $10.00.

3. That the Parking Monthly Passes be increased to $50.00 per month from the current $34.20. This increase will be made in three steps; increase to $40.00 per month effective July 1, 2009; to $45.00 effective January 1, 2010; and the final increase to $50.00 per month effective on January 1, 2011. The increased rates will also be subject to the existing long term pass discount policy.

4. That the City continues to lease the ‘Port Theatre’ parking lot and continues to monitor the same.


3 Request for Funding - La Citadelle Secondary School
Click for detail --> Request for Funding - La Citadelle Secondary School

Action Recommended
That Council support the transfer of up to a maximum of $2,000.00 to offset costs for Transit charter and room rental of Civic Complex for the 6th annual franco-ontarien provincial festival; and that the one time transfer be taken from profits made through the recent Conference of Association of Francophone Municipalities of Ontario.


4 Traffic and Safety Analysis - Glengarry Boulevard
Click for detail --> Traffic and Safety Analysis - Glengarry Boulevard

Action Recommended
That Council approve the following:

1. That after the Courtaulds Spur project, from Marleau Av. to Second St.E., is completed and in full operation, the City undertakes a traffic volume and speed analysis as well as pedestrian movement and crossing study on Glengarry Blvd., between Second St. and St. Felix church.

2. That the construction of a sidewalk on the east side of Glengarry Blvd., between Second St.E. and Third St. be considered for the 2009 capital budget (value $24,000).

3. That only after recommendation number 1 above is completed, the construction of a sidewalk on the east side of Glengarry Blvd., between Third St. and Dundas Ct., be assessed, based on the results of the pedestrian and traffic analysis.

4. That the implementation of a signalized pedestrian crossing not be considered at this time.


TENDERS AND REQUESTS FROM PROPOSAL
SOUMISSIONS ET DEMANDE DE PROPOSITION


1 Tender No. 09-T01 Supply of High Performance Cold Mix Asphalt
Click for detail --> Tender No. 09-T01  Supply of High Performance Cold Mix Asphalt

Action Recommended
That Tender 09-T01 be awarded for a one (1) year period to Tech-Mix, div. de Bau-Val inc., Varennes, Quebec.


PRESENTATIONS
PRÉSENTATIONS


1 PRESENTATION - Cornwall Carbon Reduction Initiative
Click for detail --> PRESENTATION - Cornwall Carbon Reduction Initiative


DELEGATIONS
DÉLEGATIONS


NEW BUSINESS
NOUVELLES AFFAIRES


PASSING OF BY-LAWS - THIRD AND FINAL READING
PASSAGE DE RÈGLEMENTS MUNICIPAUX - TROISIÈME ET DERNIÈRE LECTURE
That By-laws 017 to 023 of 2009 inclusive, listed on the Agenda for third reading be taken as read a third time and finally passed.


REPORTS FROM AD HOC COMMITTEES OF COUNCIL
RAPPORTS DES COMITÉS DU CONSEIL


NOTICES OF MOTION
AVIS DE MOTION


1 Courtaulds Property - Shovel Ready
Click for detail --> Courtaulds Property - Shovel Ready


2 Multi-Sport Centre - Design Project
Click for detail --> Multi-Sport Centre - Design Project


UNFINISHED BUSINESS LISTING
LISTE DES AFFAIRES INCOMPLETS


1 Unfinished Business for February 23, 2009
Click for detail --> Unfinished Business for February 23, 2009


CONFIRMING BY-LAW
FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD READINGS
RÈGLEMENT MUNICIPAL DE RATIFICATION - PREMIÈRE, DEUXIÈME ET TROIXIÈME LECTURES
That By-law 024 of 2009 being a By-law to confirm the proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Cornwall at its meeting held on Monday, /, 2009, having been read a first, second and third time, be now taken as read and passed.


1 A By-law to adopt, ratify and confirm the proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Cornwall at its meetings held on Thursday February 5 and Monday February 9, 2009.
Click for detail --> A By-law to adopt, ratify and confirm the proceedings of the Council of The Corporation of the City of Cornwall at its meetings held on Thursday February 5 and Monday February 9, 2009.


ADJOURNMENT
AJOURNEMENT


NEXT REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL to be held Monday March 23, 2009