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These meetings are being held electronically in accordance with Section 238 of the Municipal Act, 1990, which provides for electronic participation where an emergency has been declared to exist in all or part of the municipality under Section 4 or 7.01 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.
All motions will be considered for final approval at the March 1 meeting of Barrie City Council.
That consent be granted, in accordance with Section 33 of the Ontario Heritage Act, to allow for the replacement of a door frame and transom window at the designated heritage property (By-law 91-197) municipally known as 205 Lakeshore Drive with the proposed alterations described in the Heritage Barrie Report dated December 9, 2020.
That the properties known municipally as 59 William Street and 188 Collier Street be added to the Municipal Heritage Register as listed properties.
That Staff Report INF001-21 regarding the City of Barrie’s Drinking Water System including the following Schedules A - E, be received for information purposes:
a) Schedule A - 2020 Drinking Water System Operations Report;
b) Schedule B - 2020 Annual Report, Section 11, Ontario Regulation (O.Reg.) 170/03;
c) Schedule C - 2020 Municipal Summary Report, Schedule 22, O.Reg. 170/03;
d) Schedule D - Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) Standard of Care; and
e) Schedule E - Quality Management System (QMS) Management Review Meeting Minutes. (INF001-21)
That staff proceed with Capital Project EN1169 Lovers Creek New Bridge at Tollendal Mill Road for construction in 2021 as recommended in the Capital Plan and as identified in Staff Report INF002-21. (INF002-21) (File: E02-LOV)
That Staff Report INF003-21 regarding the use of concrete versus asphalt speed cushions be received for information purposes. (INF003-21) (File: T00)
That the Mayor and Treasurer be authorized to execute a Letter of Agreement with the Province of Ontario as represented by the Ministry of Transportation related to the Dedicated Gas Tax Funds for Public Transportation Program to allow for the alignment of the program year with the Provincial fiscal year. (TPS002-21)
WHEREAS the COVID-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on main street businesses and the survival of the small business sector is essential to the Province’s recovery efforts; and
WHEREAS on December 26, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. Ontario entered into a Province-wide Shutdown which limited many main street businesses to curbside pick-up and delivery options only; and
WHEREAS ongoing restrictions under the Ontario COVID-19 response framework continue to challenge the revenue models of businesses; and
WHEREAS online and digital channels have emerged as an important method for main street businesses to interact with customers and generate revenues; and
WHEREAS the Digital Main Street program has been implemented by the City of Barrie through local Digital Service Squads which have supported over 215 main street businesses in the City of Barrie to adopt new online and digital tools and skills, and opportunities for qualifying businesses to access $2,500 Digital Transformation Grants to successfully implement these digital tools within their business; and
WHEREAS as of December 31, 2020 applications are no longer being accepted for the $2,500 Digital Transformation Grant and the specific funding for the Digital Service Squads administered by the City of Barrie ends in March 2021.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED as follows:
That staff in the Development Services Department investigate the feasibility of adding an advance left-turn signal at the following intersections and report back to General Committee: a) Ardagh Road and Wright Drive; and b) Ardagh Road and Hawkins Drive. (Item for Discussion 8.2, February 22, 2021)
Sponsor: Councillor, N. Harris
Sponsor: Councillor, M. McCann
That staff in the Legislative and Court Services Department investigate the feasibility of amending Business Licensing By-law 2006-266 as amended, to implement restrictions to only permit animals sold through a Pet Shop if acquired through reputable sources including, but not limited to, an animal shelter, registered humane society and registered breeder. (Item for Discussion 8.4, February 22, 2021)
Sponsor: Councillor, A.M. Kungl
That the name John Burrows be added as a Municipal Street Name to the Municipal Naming Registry in recognition of his contribution to Indigenous and legal rights. (Item for Discussion 8.6, February 22, 2021)
Sponsor: Councillor, M. McCann
Sponsors: Mayor, J. Lehman and Deputy Mayor Ward
All motions will be considered for final approval at the March 22 meeting of Barrie City Council.
The purpose of the Public Meeting to review an application for a Zoning By-law Amendment submitted by The Jones Consulting Group Ltd., on behalf of 970 Mapleview Inc., for the lands known municipally as 932 Mapleview Drive East.
The application is intended to rezone the lands from Rural Residential (RR) to Neighbourhood Residential (R5) to be consistent with the Draft Approved Plan of Subdivision for 970, 1002 and 1006 Mapleview Drive East (File No. D12-430 and D14-1627). The lands are proposed to be added to the adjacent draft approved subdivision through a redline revision to facilitate additional residential development (four single detached residential lots). The subject lands are located on the north side of Mapleview Drive East and west of 20th Sideroad within the Hewitt’s Secondary Plan.
Presentation by a representative(s) of The Jones Consulting Group Ltd.
Presentation by Michelle Banfield, Director of Development Services.
The purpose of the Public Meeting is to review proposed amendments to the Community Improvement Plan (CIP) to improve the overall administration of the program, and thereby further contributing to its continued success.The proposed amendments to the Community Improvement Plan include:
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