City Hall Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2013

Oct. 1, 4:00 pm Council. Full agenda: http://bit.ly/19MzN9M
There are a few interesting items and very little controversial issues.
Corporate Services Cte. report:
#3 – recommends increased engagement for post-secondary students.
Civic Works Cte. report:
#2 – leak detection strategy
#5 – Regional Transportation Advocacy initiative
Community & Protective Services Cte. report:
#4 – Dearness Home Administration services contract

City Hall Sept. 23 – 27, 2013

Sept. 23, 4:00 pm. Civic Works Cte. Full agenda: http://bit.ly/16q6t73
#2 – Water leak detection – interesting idea
#4 – Transportation Advisory Cte. would like a strong focus on cycling
#5 – SWEA advocating for more passenger rail & transportation options

Sept. 23, 7:00 pm. Community & Protective Services Cte. Full agenda: http://bit.ly/16q6t73
Routine agenda items – nothing controversial

Sept. 24, 1:00 pm. Corporate Services Cte. Full agenda: http://bit.ly/16q6ZSw
#2 & #3 – Engaging students in Local Government
#5 – Annual Development Charges report
#8 – Report on the new city website

Sept. 24, 4:00 pm. Planning & Environment Cte. Full agenda: http://bit.ly/1dAFWKn
#6 & #7 – Developers appealing each others OPA and Zoning amendments
#14 – Zoning change for a development off of Blackwater Rd. & Garibaldi Ave. has substantial community objection

PenEquity – Woodland – Wetland

Motion to refer back to staff as the application is premature given the outstanding policy concerns raised by MNR & UTRCA in addition to studies (EIS) requiring completion.
Yeas: Joni Baechler, Nancy Branscombe, Denise Brown, Harold Usher, Judy Bryant
Nays: Joe Fontana, Bud Polhill, Bill Armstrong, Joe Swan, Stephen Orser, Matt Brown, Paul Hubert, Dale Henderson, Paul VanMeerbergen, Sandy White

Motion to approve the zoning and add a holding provision for UTRCA and MNR to decide on wetland status (no EIS study) and a holding provision for a compensation plan as a result of the removal of a provincially Significant Woodland.
Yeas: Joe Fontana, Bud Polhill, Bill Armstrong, Joe Swan, Stephen Orser, Matt Brown, Paul Hubert, Dale Henderson, Paul VanMeerbergen, Sandy White
Nays: Joni Baechler, Nancy Branscombe, Denise Brown, Harold Usher, Judy Bryant

 

City Hall Sept. 16-20, 2013

Sept. 16 2:00 pm. Special Community & Protective Services Cte. Full agenda: http://bit.ly/141vKb2
#2 – Finalizing taxi licensing issues

Sept. 16 3:00 pm. Special Planning & Environment Cte. Full agenda: http://bit.ly/183FNM3

Sept 16. 4:00 pm. Investment & Economic Prosperity Cte. Full agenda: http://bit.ly/17X52S9
Three items for update – no written reports.

Sept. 17 4:00 pm. Council. Full agenda: http://bit.ly/191IxbS
Corporate Services Cte. recommendations:
#8 – Tribunal regarding development charges complaint. Corp. Services Cte. was unable to reach a majority decision. Tribunal details are noted following the main agenda.
Civic Works Cte. recommendations:
#8 – Blackfriars Bridge closure until class EA is completed will generate discussion
#10 – Residential Parking Pass recommendation to eliminate the free parking passes will raise comments.
Planning & Environment Cte. recommendations:
#11 – removal of a small woods in Old Victoria area plan
#12 – 450 Oxford St. W.- concerns about development in the flood way

City Hall – Sept. 9-13 2013

Sept. 9, 4:00 pm. Civic Works Cte. Full agenda: http://bit.ly/17EmsTi
#8 Update on structural repairs and concerns respecting Blackfriars bridge

Sept. 9, 7:00 pm. Community & Protective Services. Full agenda: http://bit.ly/13oXbv2
#10 – Animal Welfare Services contract

Sept. 10, 1:00 pm. Corporate Services Committee. Full agenda: http://bit.ly/1acYn6t
Nothing controversial

Sept. 10, 4:00 pm. Planning & Environment Cte. Full agenda:
#7 – Minor amendments to Reservoir Hill apartment development
#11 – Re-zoning subdivision in Old Victoria Area
#12 – 450 Oxford St. W. – proposed new office area – UTRCA is objecting given unresolved concerns regarding the regulated flood lines

Sept. 11, 7 – 9 pm. Public meeting at London Convention Centre regarding two proposals for performing arts centre. On-line comments and documentation can be found here: http://bit.ly/15UOfhZ