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Agenda
Cornwall City Council



Meeting ID:2009-17
Meeting Date:Mon July 13, 2009 07:00 PM
Location:Council Chambers
Chair:CN=Bob Kilger/OU=CITYHALL/O=CityCornwall
Prepared By:CN=Denise Labelle-Gelinas/OU=CITYHALL/O=CityCornwall


  

IN-CAMERA SESSION

An In-Camera meeting was held at 5:30 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 (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
July 2009 Acting Mayor - Councillor Elaine MacDonald


INVOCATION
PRIÈRE
Reverend Stephen Silverthorne
Christ Church Long Sault


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 106 to 110 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 Monday, June 22, 2009 Cornwall City Council Meeting
Click for detail --> June 22, 2009 Cornwall City Council Meeting (page 1)


2 Monday, July 6, 2009 Cornwall City Council Meeting
Click for detail --> July 6, 2009 Cornwall City Council Meeting (page 19)


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 106 to 110 of 2009 inclusive be read a first time and be considered as read a second time.

2009-106 Traffic and Parking By-law 069-1989 amendment - Schedule XVII - Traffic Signal-Boundary Rd. and SCM Way.
Click for detail --> Traffic and Parking By-law 069-1989 amendment - Schedule XVII - Traffic Signal-Boundary Rd. and SCM Way.


2009-107 A Bylaw authorizing The Corporation of the City of Cornwall to register a lien and to provide and subsequently administer municipal funds to the identified home owners under the Renaissance Housing Renovations Program.
Click for detail --> A Bylaw authorizing The Corporation of the City of Cornwall to register a lien and to provide and subsequently administer municipal funds to the identified home owners under the Renaissance Housing Renovations Program.
Exp-107 Explanatory Note to By-law 2009-107
Click for detail --> Explanation of Purpose and Effect of By-law 2009-107 for Renaissance Housing Rehabilitation Program Applications (page 21)


2009-108 A By-Law to repeal and replace By-Law 014-1994 being a By-Law to enter into a Lease Agreement with the Cornwall Canadian Cultural Club for space located in Mattice Park.
Click for detail --> A By-Law to repeal and replace By-Law 014-1994 being a By-Law to enter into a Lease Agreement with the Cornwall Canadian Cultural Club for space located in Mattice Park.
Exp-108 Explanatory Note to Bylaw 108-2009 Click for detail --> Lease Agreement / Cornwall Canadian Cultural Club (page 22)


2009-109 A Bylaw to enter into an Agreement with St. Columban's Catholic Church for thirty four (34) parking spaces behind the church parking lot.
Click for detail --> A Bylaw to enter into an Agreement with St. Columban's Catholic Church for thirty four (34) parking spaces behind the church parking lot.


2009-110 A Bylaw authorizing The Corporation of the City of Cornwall to enter into Letter of Agreements with the Ministry of Transportation for funding under the Ontario Bus Replacement Program
Click for detail --> A Bylaw authorizing The Corporation of the City of Cornwall to enter into Letter of Agreements with the Ministry of Transportation for funding under the Ontario Bus Replacement Program


CONSENT/CORRESPONDENCE
CONSENTEMENT / CORRESPONDANCE

1 Staff Replacement - Water and Sewer Supervisor
Click for detail --> Staff Replacement - Water and Sewer Supervisor (page 23)

Action Recommended
That Council approve the hiring of a Water and Sewer Supervisor for the Municipal Works 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.


2009-027 Employment Insurance Benefits
Click for detail --> Employment Insurance Benefits (page 25)


WHEREAS there will be a negative fiscal impact on all municipalities if residents are unable to access EI benefits or otherwise maintain incomes during this economic downturn, due to the increased reliance on locally provided social programs.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Cornwall call upon the Government of Canada to introduce the following changes to the Employment Insurance system:

1. 360 hours to qualify for EI benefits in all regions of Canada
2. Increase benefit duration to at least 50 weeks in all regions; and

  • provide an additional year of "special extension" benefits if national unemployment exceeds 6.5% - paid from federal general revenues.
  • extend EI part 1 benefits while a worker is in approved training.
3. Increase benefits to at least 60% of normal earnings, using workers' 12 best weeks, and raise the maximum. Suspend the allocation of severance pay, and eliminate the 2 week waiting period.



REPORTS FROM UNFINISHED BUSINESS
RAPPORTS DES AFFAIRES INCOMPLETS


1 Outdoor Pools Information Report
Click for detail --> Outdoor Pools Information Report (page 26)

Action Recommended
That Council receive this report.


2 Transient Traders - Subsequent Report
Click for detail --> Transient Traders - Subsequent Report (page 35)

Action Recommended
1. That Council receive the report for information.
2. That, if Council wishes to increase fees/rentals and business costs for out-of-town/nonresident vendors, then they should choose one of the options listed in the conclusion.


3 Monument de la Francophonie de Cornwall
Click for detail --> Monument de la Francophonie de Cornwall (page 40)

Action Recommended
Council decision.


COMMUNICATIONS / REPORTS
COMMUNICATIONS / RAPPORTS


1 Paramedic Rapid Response Program
Click for detail --> Paramedic Rapid Response Program (page 81)

Action Recommended
That Council approve the implementation of a pilot Paramedic Rapid Response Program for Cornwall SD&G Emergency Medical Services.


2 Elected Officials Expense Statement for the period ending June 30, 2009
Click for detail --> Elected Officials Expense Statement for the period ending June 30, 2009 (page 84)

Action Recommended
That Council approve the Statement of Expenses for Elected Officials for the period ending June 30, 2009.


3 Corporate Policy - Accessible Customer Service
Click for detail --> Corporate Policy - Accessible Customer Service (page 94)

Action Recommended
(a) That Council endorse the amended Accessible Customer Service Policy which includes practices and procedures;

(b) That Administration proceed its the training program; and

(c) That all contractors be required to meet the accessibility regulations when being awarded a Services Contract.



4 Long Term Financing - Cornwall Area Housing Corporation Brownfields Affordable Housing Program - Sixth St. E. Project
Click for detail --> Long Term Financing - Cornwall Area Housing Corporation  Brownfields Affordable Housing Program - Sixth St. E. Project (page 109)

Action Recommended
That Council approve the recommendation for the Corporation of the City of Cornwall to provide long term mortgage financing to Cornwall Area Housing Corporation (CAHC) for the Sixth Street Project as outlined in this report.


5 Purchase of Ambulance Chassis in 2009 for the year 2010
Click for detail --> Purchase of Ambulance Chassis in 2009 for the year 2010 (page 110A)

Action Recommended
That Council approve the use of EMS reserves to purchase three ambulance chassis to be used in the construction of new ambulances for 2010 delivery.


TENDERS AND REQUESTS FROM PROPOSAL
SOUMISSIONS ET DEMANDE DE PROPOSITION


1 Tender No. 09-T42 Supply of Winter Road Sand and Sandfill
Click for detail --> Tender No. 09-T42 Supply of Winter Road Sand and Sandfill (page 111)

Action Recommended
That Tender 09-T42 be awarded for a two year period to Cornwall Gravel Co. Ltd., Cornwall, Ont., being the best bid meeting the tender specifications.


2 Tender No. 09-T32 Supply & Delivery of Polyelectrolyte
Click for detail --> Tender No. 09-T32  Supply & Delivery of Polyelectrolyte (page 113)

Action Recommended
That Tender 09-T32 be awarded for a three (3) year period to Ciba Canada Ltd., Mississauga, Ontario, being the best bid meeting the tender specifications.


3 Tender No. 09-T47 Supply & Delivery of One Self Propelled Ice Resurfacer
Click for detail --> Tender No. 09-T47 Supply & Delivery of One Self Propelled Ice 	Resurfacer (page 115)

Action Recommended
That Tender 09-T47 be awarded to Zamboni Company Ltd., Brantford, Ont., at the total bid price of $91,219.25 (net cost to the Corporation - $87,183.00) being the best bid meeting the tender specifications.


4 RFP No. 09-R17 2009 Zoom Camera Assessment of Wastewater Collection System – Phase 4
Click for detail --> RFP No. 09-R17 2009 Zoom Camera Assessment of Wastewater Collection System – Phase 4 (page 118)

Action Recommended
That RFP 09-R19 be awarded to Aqua Data, Pincourt, Quebec at the total bid price of $69,170.85 (net cost to the Corporation - $65,877.00) being the best bid meeting the specifications.


5 Request for Proposal No. 09-R13 -- Legal Fees / Five Years
Click for detail --> Request for Proposal No. 09-R13 -- Legal Fees / Five Years (page 120)

Action Recommended
That RFP 09-R13 be awarded for a five (5) year term to the firms of Guindon, MacLean & Castle, Cornwall Ontario for Municipal Law and Hicks Morley, Toronto, Ontario for Labour Law on an as required basis.


6 RFP No. 09-R19 Marleau Avenue Proposed Widening and Improvements.
Click for detail --> RFP No. 09-R19 Marleau Avenue Proposed Widening and Improvements. (page 124)

Action Recommended
That RFP 09-R19 be awarded to Genivar, Ottawa, Ontario, at the total bid price of $98,605.50 (net cost to the Corporation - $93,910.00) being the best bid meeting the specifications.


7 Tender 09-431-CIP Culvert Lining
Click for detail --> Tender 09-431-CIP Culvert Lining (page 127)

Action Recommended
That Tender 09-431-CIP Part "B" City Portion be awarded to Clean Water Works Inc. from Ottawa, Ontario, at the total bid price of $ 21,945.00 (net cost to the Corporation - $20,900.00) being the best bid meeting the tender specifications.


8 Tender No. 09-T48 Supply and Delivery of Gun Mixers & Inlet Bell Mouths
Click for detail --> Tender No. 09-T48 Supply and Delivery of  Gun Mixers & Inlet Bell Mouths (page 129)

Action Recommended
That Tender 09-T48 be awarded to Claro Environmental Technologies & Equipment Inc., Montreal, Quebec, at the total bid price of $26,248.95 (net cost to the Corporation - $24,999.00) being the best bid meeting the tender specifications.


Link to Submission - Submission Cornwall City Council - 07/13/2009 07:00:00 PM - RFP 09-R18 - Operational Review of Building & By-Law Division




PRESENTATIONS
PRÉSENTATIONS


1 Presentation - Mr. Dennis Bryan - Architectural Firm BBA - Multi-Sport Facility
Click for detail --> Presentation-Mr. Dennis Bryan from the Architectural Firm BBA - Multi-Sport Facility (page 131)


2 Presentation Salt Management Plan & Snow Disposal Facility by Bob Hoggins of Eco Plan Consultant
Click for detail --> Presentation Salt Management Plan & Snow Disposal Facility by Bob Hoggins of Eco Plan Consultant (page 132)


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 106 to 110 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 Procedural Bylaw Amendment
Click for detail --> Procedural Bylaw Amendment (page 260)


UNFINISHED BUSINESS LISTING
LISTE DES AFFAIRES INCOMPLETS

1 Unfinished Business for July 13, 2009
Click for detail --> Unfinished Business for July 13, 2009 (page 80)


CONFIRMING BY-LAW
FIRST, SECOND AND THIRD READINGS
RÈGLEMENT MUNICIPAL DE RATIFICATION - PREMIÈRE, DEUXIÈME ET TROIXIÈME LECTURES
That By-law 111 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, July 13, 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 Monday July 13, 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 Monday July 13, 2009


ADJOURNMENT
AJOURNEMENT


NEXT REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL to be held Monday August 10, 2009