OPEN FORUM 6:45 P

The meeting of the Council was held on Monday, June 23, 2014 in Council Chambers, 395 Mulock Drive, Newmarket.

 

Members Present:

Mayor Van Bynen

Regional Councillor Taylor

Councillor Vegh

Councillor Kerwin

Councillor Twinney

Councillor Hempen

Councillor Sponga

Councillor Di Muccio

Councillor Emanuel

 

 

Staff Present:

R.N. Shelton, Chief Administrative Officer

A. Moore, Commissioner of Corporate Services

I. McDougall, Commissioner of Community Services

R. Prentice, Commissioner of Development and Infrastructure Services

A. Brouwer, Director of Legislative Services/Town Clerk

R. Nethery, Director of Planning and Building Services

J. Patel, Project Support Business Analyst

C. Finnerty, Council/Committee Coordinator

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m.

 

Mayor Van Bynen in the Chair.

 

Mayor Van Bynen announced the upcoming retirement of Robert Prentice, Commissioner of Development and Infrastructure Services.  He thanked the Commissioner on behalf of Council for his service to the Town of Newmarket.

 

Public Notices

 

None.

 

Additions & Corrections to the Agenda

 

 

 

1.

Additions & Corrections to the Agenda

 

Moved by:      Councillor Emanuel

 

Seconded by: Councillor Sponga

 

 

THAT the Additions and Corrections to the Agenda noted in the addendum be adopted.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

Declarations of Pecuniary Interest

 

Councillor Hempen declared a conflict in Item 17 being Development and Infrastructure Services - Planning and Building Services Planning Report 2014-31 regarding Official Plan Amendment # 10 – Town of Newmarket Urban Centres Secondary Plan and Associated Amendments to the Official Plan as plan boundary modifications may refer to the properties known as 20 Hill Street and 232 Penn Avenue, which he is the registered owner.  He advised that he would not take part in the discussion or voting on the matter as it relates to the subject properties.  

 

Regional Councillor Taylor declared a conflict in Item 31 of the Committee of the Whole Minutes of June 17, 2014 being Development and Infrastructure Services Report – Planning and Building Services 2014-28 regarding the Municipal Register of Non-Designated Heritage Properties as he is the owner of a building on the register.  He advised he would not take part in the discussion or voting on this matter.

 

Presentations & Recognitions

 

2.

Mayor Van Bynen and Members of Council recognized the accomplishments of the York North Basketball Association Avengers Under 15 Girls Basketball Team who have gone 29-0 this season and have ranked in the top 5 each year for the past 5 years.  The team is heading to tournaments in Ohio, Boston and Washington this summer.

 

Deputations

 

3.

Mr. Scott Cholewa regarding a petition for a splash pad in the Copper Hills subdivision (Ward 1).

 

 

Moved by:      Councillor Vegh

 

Seconded by: Regional Councillor Taylor

 

 

THAT the deputation of Mr. Scott Cholewa regarding a petition for a splash pad in the Frank Stronach Park be received;

 

AND THAT the request for a splash pad in Frank Stronach Park be referred to the 2015 budget process and added to the Recreation Master Plan.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

4.

Ms. Adelina Urbanski, Commissioner, Community and Health Services Department, York Region regarding endorsement of the Human Services Planning Board of York Region’s Make Rental Happen and Fair Access Projects.

 

Ms. Urbanski provided a PowerPoint presentation regarding the Make Rental Happen and Fair Access Projects.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Kerwin

 

Seconded by: Councillor Twinney

 

 

THAT Ms. Adelina Urbanski, Commissioner, Community and Health Services Department, York Region be allotted an additional five minute time limit for her presentation.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved by:      Regional Councillor Taylor

 

Seconded by: Councillor Emanuel

 

 

THAT the presentation by Ms. Adelina Urbanski, Commissioner, Community and Health Services Department, York Region regarding endorsement of the Human Services Planning Board of York Region’s Make Rental Happen and Fair Access Projects be received.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

5.

Ms. Karin Hamalainen addressed Council regarding reassessment of Newmarket Hydro's Good Coins program.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Emanuel

 

Seconded by: Councillor Sponga

 

 

THAT the deputation of Ms. Karin Hamalainen regarding reassessment of Newmarket Hydro's Good Coins program be received.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

6.

Mr. Paul Ferguson, President, Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution Limited regarding the Good Coins program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved by:      Councillor Sponga

 

Seconded by: Councillor Emanuel

 

 

THAT the deputation of Mr. Paul Ferguson, President, Newmarket-Tay Power Distribution Limited regarding the Good Coins program be received.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

7.

Mr. Luc Sagar regarding cycling to work.

 

Moved by:      Regional Councillor Taylor

 

Seconded by: Councillor Twinney

 

 

THAT the deputation of Mr. Luc Sagar regarding cycling to work be received.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

Approval of Minutes

 

8.

Council Minutes of May 26, 2014.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Sponga

 

Seconded by: Councillor Emanuel

 

 

THAT the Council Minutes of May 26, 2014 be approved.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

Correspondence & Petitions

 

None.

 

Reports by Regional Representatives

 

a) Regional Councillor Taylor advised that the City of Markham Official Plan and the City of Vaughan Secondary Plans have moved forward at Regional Council and are expected to be finalized later this week.

 

b) Regional Councillor Taylor advised that he attended the Rental Housing Symposium on Friday, June 20, 2014.  The symposium was well attended with informative presentations and speakers.

 

c) Regional Councillor Taylor congratulated the City of Markham on their selection as the successful location for the York University satellite campus.

 

Reports of Committees and Staff

 

9.

Special Committee of the Whole Minutes of May 26, 2014.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Emanuel

 

Seconded by: Councillor Kerwin

 

 

THAT the Special Committee of the Whole Minutes of May 26, 2014 be received and the following recommendation be adopted:

 

10.

THAT Joint CAO and Commissioners of Corporate Services, Development and Infrastructure Services and Community Services Report 2014-08 dated May 20, 2014 regarding the 2014 Development Charges Review be received.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

11.

Council Workshop Record of June 9, 2014.

 

 

 

 

Moved by:      Councillor Emanuel

 

Seconded by: Councillor Di Muccio

 

 

THAT the Council Workshop Record of June 9, 2014 be received.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

12.

Special Committee of the Whole Minutes of June 16, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Emanuel

 

Seconded by: Councillor Sponga

 

 

THAT the minutes of the Special Committee of the Whole of June 16, 2014 be received and the recommendation noted within be adopted.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

13.

Special Committee of the Whole (Closed Session) Minutes of June 16, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Sponga

 

Seconded by: Councillor Emanuel

 

 

THAT the minutes of the Special Committee of the Whole (Closed Session) of June 16, 2014 be approved.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

14.

Joint Chief Administrative Officer, Commissioner of Development and Infrastructure Services and Commissioner of Community Services (Closed Session) Report 2014-41 dated June 12, 2014 regarding a potential disposition of land by the municipality. (Ward 3)

 

Moved by:      Councillor Sponga

 

Seconded by: Councillor Vegh

 

 

THAT Joint Chief Administrative Officer, Commissioner of Development and Infrastructure Services and Commissioner of Community Services (Closed Session) Report 2014-41 dated June 12, 2014 regarding Hollingsworth Arena be received;

 

AND THAT staff be directed to proceed as authorized at the June 16, 2014 Special Committee of the Whole (Closed Session) meeting.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

Councillor Twinney, Councillor Di Muccio

(7 in favour, 2 opposed)

 

Carried

 

15.

Development and Infrastructure Services - Planning and Building Services (Closed Session) Report 2014-27 dated June 16, 2014 regarding the potential acquisition of land by the municipality. (Ward 5)

 

Moved by:      Councillor Sponga

 

Seconded by: Councillor Emanuel

 

 

THAT Development and Infrastructure Services – Planning and Building Services (Closed Session) Report 2014-27 dated June 16, 2014 regarding a strategic acquisition of land by the municipality be received;

 

AND THAT staff be directed to proceed as authorized at the June 16, 2014 Special Committee of the Whole (Closed Session) meeting.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

16.

Joint Chief Administrative Officer and Commissioners (Closed Session) Report 2014-42 dated June 6, 2014 regarding the potential acquisition of land by the municipality. (Ward 5)

 

Moved by:      Councillor Sponga

 

Seconded by: Councillor Emanuel

 

 

THAT Joint Chief Administrative Officer and Commissioners (Closed Session) Report 2014-42 dated June 6, 2014 regarding potential acquisition of property be received;

 

AND THAT the recommendations in the Joint Chief Administrative Officer and Commissioners (Closed Session) Report 2014-42 be adopted.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

17.

Joint Chief Administrative Officer and Commissioners (Closed Session) Report 2014-26 dated June 16, 2014 regarding the potential acquisition of land by the municipality. (Ward 5)

 

Moved by:      Councillor Sponga

 

Seconded by: Councillor Hempen

 

 

THAT Joint Chief Administrative Officer and Commissioners (Closed Session) Report 2014-26 dated June 16, 2014 regarding a strategic acquisition of land by the municipality be received;

 

AND THAT staff be directed to proceed as authorized at the June 16, 2014 Special Committee of the Whole (Closed Session) meeting.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

Councillor Twinney, Councillor Di Muccio

(7 in favour, 2 opposed)

 

Carried

 

 

18.

Joint Chief Administrative Officer and Commissioners (Closed Session) Report 2014-14 dated June 12, 2014 regarding the potential acquisition of land by the municipality. (Ward 6)

 

Moved by:      Councillor Di Muccio

 

Seconded by: Councillor Emanuel

 

 

THAT Joint Chief Administrative Officer and Commissioners (Closed Session) Report 2014-14 dated June 12, 2014 regarding a potential acquisition of property be received;

 

AND THAT the recommendations in the Joint Chief Administrative Officer and Commissioners (Closed Session) Report 2014-14 be adopted.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

19.

Committee of the Whole Minutes of June 16, 2014.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Emanuel

 

Seconded by: Councillor Sponga

 

 

THAT Committee of the Whole Minutes of June 16, 2014 excluding items 7, 27, 31 and 36 be received the following recommendations be adopted:

 

20.

THAT the PowerPoint presentation by Mr. Mike Walters, General Manager, Watershed Management, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority regarding the Rainscaping Program be received.

 

21.

THAT the PowerPoint presentation by Ms Helena Grdadolnik, Workshop Architecture regarding the Public Art Plan and Policy be received; and the guiding principles of the Policy include artwork adjudication deemed generally acceptable by the community.

 

22.

a) THAT Joint Community Services - Recreation and Culture, Development and Infrastructure Services Planning Report 2014-17 dated May 30, 2014 regarding a Public Art Plan and Policy for the Town of Newmarket be received and the following recommendations be adopted:

 

 

 

i) THAT the Town of Newmarket Public Art Plan and Policy be approved;

 

ii) AND THAT the vision, objectives and guiding principles for the Public Art Program be approved as outlined in the Public Art Plan and Policy;

 

iii) AND THAT the definition of public art including the criteria, inclusions and exclusions be approved as outlined in the Public Art Policy;

 

iv) AND THAT the public art site selection criteria and the 14 priority sites for public art be approved;

 

v) AND THAT the roles of Council and staff be approved as outlined in the Public Art Plan and Policy;

 

vi) AND THAT the acquisition process as outlined in the Public Art Policy which includes adjudication from a qualified Art Selection Committee be approved;

 

vii) AND THAT the donation process as outlined in the Public Art Policy which includes adjudication from a qualified Art Selection Committee be approved;

 

viii) AND THAT the maintenance and conservation process for Newmarket's Civic Public Art Inventory be approved as stated in the Public Art Policy;

 

ix) AND THAT the de-accessioning and disposal process for Newmarket's Civic Public Art Inventory as outlined in the Public Art Policy be approved;

 

x) AND THAT any pieces of art are deemed to be acceptable to all members of the community. 

 

23.

THAT the deputation by Mr. Bob Kwapis regarding his support of the recommendations contained within Development and Infrastructure Services Report – Engineering Services 2014-32 dated June 16, 2014 regarding Town-Wide Traffic Mitigation Strategy and the e-mail correspondence by Ms. Nancy Fish dated June 16, 2014 be received. 

 

24.

THAT the deputation by Mr. Bob Kwapis regarding his support of the recommendations contained within Development and Infrastructure Services Report – Engineering Services 2014-37 dated June 16, 2014 regarding Queen/Parkview – All Way Stop Review Update be received. 

 

25.

THAT Development and Infrastructure Services Report - Engineering Services 2014-37 dated June 16, 2014 regarding Queen/Parkview (east leg) -  All Way Stop Review Update and Safety Audit Report and the Traffic Infiltration Study - Ward 5 (north half) be received and the following recommendations be adopted:

 

i) THAT an edge line as described in the IBI Group report as being a required improvement be implemented in 2014;

 

ii) AND THAT vegetative trimming be undertaken to enhance sight lines in the recommended area in 2014;

 

iii) AND THAT, if vegetative trimming is not completely effective, turning restrictions be considered;

 

iv) AND THAT if needed, the larger dollar value enhancements be considered as part of the parks and trails program for enhancing Haskett Park;

 

v) AND THAT the road section continue to be monitored, and that an O-D study (license plate trace) be undertaken for Queen Street after the completion of the vivaNext construction on Davis Drive.

 

26.

Correspondence dated April 15, 2014 from Ms. Sheila Nicholas, Chair, Teachers of English as a Second Language Association of Ontario requesting that October 12 to 18, 2014 be proclaimed 'English as a Second Language Week' in the Town of Newmarket.

 

a) THAT the correspondence dated April 15, 2014 from Ms. Sheila Nicholas be received and the following recommendations be adopted:

 

i) THAT the Town of Newmarket proclaim October 12 to 18, 2014 as 'English as a Second Language Week';

 

ii) AND THAT the proclamation be advertised in the Town Page advertisement and on the Town's website www.newmarket.ca

 

27.

Correspondence dated March 7, 2014 from Mr. James Nuttall, O.M.C., 1st Newmarket Commissioner, Scouts Canada requesting proclamation of 'October 17 and 18, 2014 as Scouts Apple Day'.

 

a) THAT the correspondence dated March 7, 2014 from Mr. James Nuttall, O.M.C., 1st Newmarket Commissioner, Scouts Canada be received and the following recommendations be adopted:

 

i) THAT the Town of Newmarket proclaim October 17 and 18, 2014 as 'Scouts Apple Day';

 

ii) AND THAT the proclamation be advertised in the Town Page advertisement and on the Town's website www.newmarket.ca

 

 

28.

Correspondence dated May 21, 2014 from Mr. Alain Beaudoin, President, L'AFRY requesting proclamation of September 25, 2014 as 'Franco-Ontarian Day' in the Town of Newmarket.

 

a) THAT the correspondence dated May 21, 2014 from Mr. Alain Beaudoin, President, L'AFRY be received and the following recommendations be adopted:

 

i) THAT the Town of Newmarket proclaim September 25, 2014 as 'Franco-Ontarian Day';

 

ii) AND THAT the proclamation be advertised in the Town Page advertisement and on the Town's website www.newmarket.ca

 

29.

Correspondence dated June 5, 2014 from Ms. Heather Howe, Communications Coordinator, York Region Children's Aid Society requesting that October, 2014 be proclaimed 'Child Abuse Prevention Month' in the Town of Newmarket.

 

a) THAT the correspondence dated June 5, 2014 from Ms. Heather Howe, Communications Coordinator, York Region Children's Aid Society be received and the following recommendations be adopted:

 

i) THAT the Town of Newmarket proclaim October, 2014 as 'Child Abuse Prevention Month';

 

ii) AND THAT the proclamation be advertised in the Town Page advertisement and on the Town's website www.newmarket.ca

 

30.

Newmarket Public Library Board Minutes of April 16, 2014.

 

a) THAT the Newmarket Public Library Board Minutes of April 16, 2014 be received.

 

31.

Main Street District Business Improvement Area Board of Management Minutes of April 15, 2014.

 

a) THAT the Main Street District Business Improvement Area Board of Management Minutes of April 15, 2014 be received.

 

32.

Heritage Newmarket Advisory Committee Minutes of April 1 and May 6, 2014.

 

a) THAT the Heritage Newmarket Advisory Committee Minutes of April 1 and May 6, 2014 be received.

 

 

 

33.

Item 9 b) of the Heritage Newmarket Advisory Committee Minutes of April 1, 2014 - New Business.

 

The Operational Leadership Team recommends that the following recommendation of the Heritage Newmarket Advisory Committee be referred to Council's review of its boards and committees in the 2014-2018 term of Council:

 

a) Having consulted with the Planning Department, the Heritage Newmarket Advisory Committee recommends to Council that as the Heritage District is imminent and many of the applications to the subcommittee are within the district boundaries, that Council direct the membership of the NDDS be revised to include a member of the Heritage Newmarket Advisory Committee to begin in the 2014 term.

 

34.

Site Plan Review Committee Minutes of May 26, 2014.

 

a) THAT the Site Plan Review Committee Minutes of May 26, 2014 be received.

 

35.

Item 1 of the Site Plan Review Committee Minutes of May 26, 2014 - Request for Exemption from Site Plan Approval - 380 Bayview Parkway.

 

a) THAT the request for an exemption from Site Plan Approval for the proposed external emergency generator and replacement of the electrical substation and the installation of a proposed temporary modular unit at the Newmarket Pumping Station located on the subject lands be granted;

 

i) AND THAT James Steele, Manager of Engineering, The Regional Municipality of York, 17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket, ON L3Y 6Z1 be notified of this action;

 

ii) AND THAT Allan Hewitt, Manager of Business Support and Administration, Engineering Services of the Regional Municipality of York, 17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket, ON L3Y 6Z1 be notified of this decision.

 

36.

Office of the CAO - Corporate Communications and Corporate Policy Committee Joint Report 2014-02 dated June 16, 2014 regarding Revised Corporate Policy - Use of Corporate Logo COMM 2-01. 

 

a) THAT Corporate Communications and Corporate Policy Committee Joint Report 2014-02 dated June 16, 2014 regarding amended Corporate Policy - Use of Town Logo Policy be received and the following recommendation be adopted:

 

i) THAT Council approves the attached amended Use of Corporate Logo, Crest and Images Policy COMM 2-01.

 

 

37.

Community Services - Economic Development Corporate Services - Procurement Development and Infrastructure Services Engineering Services Joint Information Report 2014-16 dated June 4, 2014 regarding Town Entrance Signs.

 

a) THAT the Joint Community Services, Development and Infrastructure Services, Corporate Services Joint Report 2014-16 dated June 4, 2014 regarding Town Entrance Signs be received and the following recommendations be adopted:

 

i) THAT a design/build request for proposals be issued for town entrance signs for the two locations within the report;

 

ii) AND THAT staff be authorized to award the contract with the selected proponent subject to available funds.

 

38.

Development and Infrastructure Services Report - ES 2014-39 dated June 3, 2014 regarding East Park Residential Subdivision - Request for Final Acceptance.

 

a) THAT Development and Infrastructure Services Report - ES 2014-39 dated June 3, 2014 regarding the Final Acceptance be received and the following recommendations be adopted:

 

i) THAT the request for Final Acceptance of the East Park Residential Subdivision as shown on the attached map be finally accepted and assumed by the Town;

 

ii) AND THAT Mr. Ignazio Giardina of East Park Homes Ltd., and Mr. Robert DeAngelis, P. Eng., of Condeland Engineering Ltd. be notified of these recommendations.

 

39.

Development and Infrastructure Services Report - ES 2014-40 dated June 3, 2014 regarding the Final Acceptance and Assumption of Underground and Aboveground Works for Summerhill Woods.

 

a) THAT Development and Infrastructure Services Report - ES 2014-40 dated June 3, 2014 regarding the Final Acceptance and Assumption of Underground and Aboveground Works be received and the following recommendations be adopted:

 

i) THAT the request for Final Acceptance and Assumption of Underground and Aboveground Works of the Summerhill Woods Residential Subdivision, excluding the Stormwater Management Facility, as shown on the attached map be finally accepted and assumed by the Town;

ii) AND THAT Mr. Paul Minz of Criterion Development Corporation and Mr. John Kaczor, A.Sc,T., of MMM Group Limited be notified of these recommendations.

 

40.

Corporate Services - Legislative Services Report 2014-02 dated June 10, 2014 regarding "Municipal Election Compliance Audit Committee".

 

a) THAT Corporate Services Report - Legislative Services 2014-02 dated June 10, 2014 regarding "Municipal Election Compliance Audit Committee" be received and the following recommendations be adopted:

 

i) THAT Council adopt the terms of reference for the Municipal Election Compliance Audit Committee (attached as Appendix "A");

 

ii) AND THAT Council appoint the individuals identified in Corporate Services - Legislative Services (Closed Session) Report 2014-03 as the roster from which the Municipal Election Compliance Audit Committee is constituted if required;

 

iii) AND THAT the Clerk be delegated the authority to establish, in response to any compliance audit applications received, panels of three (3) persons from the Council-approved roster of individuals to serve as the Municipal Election Compliance Audit Committee.

 

41.

Community Services - Recreation and Culture Report 2014-19 dated June 12, 2014 regarding Newmarket Off Leash Dog Park Naming Rights. 

 

a) THAT Community Services - Recreation and Culture Report 2014-19 dated June 12, 2014 regarding naming rights for the planned Newmarket Off Leash Dog Park be received and the following recommendations be adopted:

 

i) THAT staff be delegated authority to support the ongoing community led fundraising efforts in achieving their target of minimum target of $50,000 including any related contract development and fulfillment of potential naming/sponsorship agreement(s) specific to an Off Leash Dog Park;

 

ii) AND THAT Legal Services and Recreation and Culture complete final contracts for execution by the Mayor and Clerk with prospective naming rights holders.

 

42.

List of Outstanding Matters.

 

a) THAT the list of Outstanding Matters be received.

 

43.

a) THAT Corporate Services Report - Financial Services 2014-24 dated June 2, 2014 regarding the 2014 Budget Reconciliation be adopted.

 

44.

THAT Corporate Services Report - Financial Services 2014-27 dated June 2, 2014 regarding the Municipal Funding Agreement for the transfer of Federal Gas Tax Funds.

 

a) THAT Corporate Services - Financial Services Report 2014-27 dated June 2, 2014 regarding the Municipal Funding Agreement for the Transfer of Federal Gas Tax Funds be received and the following recommendations be adopted:

 

i) THAT the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to enter in a new Municipal Funding Agreement for the Transfer of Federal Gas Tax Funds;

 

ii) AND THAT a by-law be enacted to confirm this.

 

45.

a) THAT Development and Infrastructure Services - Joint Planning and Building Services/Engineering Services Report 2014-23 dated June 16, 2014 regarding the Greenbelt Cycling Route be received and the following recommendation be adopted:

 

i) THAT the Town of Newmarket endorses the proposed alignment of the Greenbelt Route within the Town's municipal boundaries, subject to the following:  The official, signed cycling route is to be the Nokiidaa/Tom Taylor Trail alignment at least until such time as Yonge Street between Savage Road and St. John's Sideroad (i.e. the alternate unsigned on-road route) is appropriately urbanized to better accommodate cyclists.

 

46.

i) THAT the PowerPoint presentation by the Senior Planner, Policy be received;

ii) AND THAT the deputations by Mr. Brent Clarkson and Mr. Ryan Moore of MHBC Planning, Ms. Angela Sciberras of Macaulay, Shiomi Howson Ltd. and Mr. Daniel Berholz of Green and Rose Developments Inc. be received;


iii) AND THAT the correspondence listed on the agenda regarding Official Plan Amendment #10 - Town of Newmarket Urban Centres Secondary Plan and Official Plan Amendment #11 - Active Transportation Network be received.

 

47.

a) THAT Development and Infrastructure Services - Planning and Building Services Planning Report 2014-29 dated June 16, 2014 regarding Official Plan Amendment # 10 - the Town of Newmarket Urban Centres Secondary Plan and Associated Amendments to the Official Plan be received and the following recommendations be adopted:

 

i) THAT Official Plan Amendment # 10 - the Town of Newmarket Urban Centres Secondary Plan and Associated Amendments to the Official Plan be modified to include the refinements to the policies with the exception of #2 and #5 as identified in Attachment 1;

ii) AND THAT further direction from staff be provided with respect to refinements #2 and #5 as identified on Attachment 1 prior to adoption by Council and the forwarding of Official Plan Amendment # 10 to the Region of York for approval.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

48.

Development and Infrastructure Services Report - Engineering Service 2014-32 dated June 16, 2014 regarding Town-Wide Traffic Mitigation Strategy.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Sponga

 

Seconded by: Councillor Kerwin

 

 

a) THAT Development and Infrastructure Services Report - Engineering Services 2014-32 dated June 16, 2014 regarding Town-Wide Traffic Mitigation Strategy be received and the following recommendations be adopted:

 

i) THAT Town Council support the concept of a Traffic Mitigation Strategy;

 

ii) AND THAT Town Council adopt in principle the contents of the Traffic Calming Policy as noted in the report, subject to Corporate Policy Review;

 

iii) AND THAT a public consultation process be conducted prior to presenting the final draft of the Traffic Calming Policy to Council for review and approval;

 

iv) AND THAT all other related approved Policies and By-laws, such as the Parking and Transportation Management Policies, be amended to reflect the approved Traffic Calming Policy;

 

v) AND THAT temporary speed humps not be installed on Millard Avenue;

 

vi) AND THAT, since traffic safety is the top priority identified by Newmarket residents in previous Community Satisfaction Surveys, and since requests by the community requiring action by the Town to address traffic safety concerns have increased significantly and will continue to increase into the future, additional resources to support traffic safety programs be considered in the 2015 budget process. 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

49.

Item 2 of the Site Plan Review Committee Minutes of May 26, 2014 - Application for Site Plan Approval - 17150 Yonge Street.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Emanuel

 

Seconded by: Councillor Sponga

 

 

THAT Item 2 of the Site Plan Review Committee Minutes of May 26, 2014 - Application for Site Plan Approval - 17150 Yonge Street be received and the following recommendations be adopted:

 

a) THAT the Application for Site Plan Approval to permit an 8 storey Administrative Centre Annex Building with a gross floor area of 37,628.6 square metres together with 2 levels of underground parking and a pedestrian bridge of 137.76 square metres connecting the proposed annex building to the main administrative building at 17250 Yonge Street on the subject lands be approved in principle and referred to staff for processing, subject to the following:

 

i) THAT the preliminary review comments provided to the applicant be addressed to the satisfaction of Town staff;

 

ii) AND THAT Michael Del Buono, Project Manager, Capital Delivery, Property Services Branch, The Regional Municipality of York, 17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket, ON L3Y 6Z1 be notified of this decision;

 

iii) AND THAT Lauren Capilongo of Malone Given Parsons Ltd., 140 Renfrew Drive, Suite 201, Markham, ON L3R 6B3 be notified of this decision.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

Councillor Di Muccio

(8 in favour, 1 opposed)

 

Carried

 

 

 

50.

Development and Infrastructure Services Report - Planning and Building Services 2014-28 dated June 10, 2014 regarding the Municipal Register of Non-Designated Heritage Properties.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Sponga

 

Seconded by: Councillor Emanuel

 

 

a) THAT Development and Infrastructure Services Report - Planning and Building Services 2014-28 dated June 10, 2014 regarding the Municipal Register of Non-Designated Heritage Properties be received and the following recommendation be adopted:

 

i) THAT Council endorses the inclusion of the properties of cultural heritage value or interest identified in Appendix "A" of this report (which have been reviewed by the Town's municipal heritage committee), on the Newmarket Register of Property of Cultural Heritage Value or Interest.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(8 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Regional Councillor Taylor did not participate in the discussion or vote on this matter. 

 

Carried

 

51.

Development and Infrastructure Services - Planning and Building Services - Planning Report 2014-24 dated June 16, 2014 regarding Official Plan Amendment # 10 - Town of Newmarket Urban Centres Secondary Plan and Associated Amendments to the Official Plan.

 

Discussion ensued and an alternate motion was presented.

 

Moved by:      Regional Councillor Taylor

 

Seconded by: Councillor Sponga

 

 

a) THAT the Plan be amended to include the following language in section 4.0 titled ‘Vision’ or another appropriate section:

 

i) “It is the policy of this plan that phasing of development shall be coordinated with the provision of human services, transit, roads, parks and recreation facilities, schools and infrastructure (for example water and wastewater).  As such, development in the Town of Newmarket shall proceed in a coordinated and phased approach in conjunction with the necessary infrastructure to support it."

b) In order to further define and address the appropriate sequencing of development, staff be directed to report back prior to Regional approval of the Plan with a binding implementation strategy addressing population thresholds and the infrastructure necessary to support the identified population targets.  Infrastructure considerations might include but not be limited to the following: roads, parks, recreation facilities, schools and water and wastewater conveyance.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

52.

Development and Infrastructure Services - Planning and Building Services - Planning Report 2014-24 dated June 16, 2014 regarding Official Plan Amendment # 10 - Town of Newmarket Urban Centres Secondary Plan and Associated Amendments to the Official Plan.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Emanuel

 

Seconded by: Councillor Sponga

 

 

THAT the following be moved related to the properties municipally known as 232 Penn Avenue and 20 Hill Street:

 

a) THAT the Plan be amended to include the following language in section 4.0 titled ‘Vision’ or another appropriate section:

 

i) “It is the policy of this plan that phasing of development shall be coordinated with the provision of human services, transit, roads, parks and recreation facilities, schools and infrastructure (for example water and wastewater).  As such, development in the Town of Newmarket shall proceed in a coordinated and phased approach in conjunction with the necessary infrastructure to support it."

 

b) In order to further define and address the appropriate sequencing of development, staff be directed to report back prior to Regional approval of the Plan with a binding implementation strategy addressing population thresholds and the infrastructure necessary to support the identified population targets.  Infrastructure considerations might include but not be limited to the following: roads, parks, recreation facilities, schools and water and wastewater conveyance.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(8 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Councillor Hempen did not participate in the discussion or vote on this matter. 

 

Carried

 

53.

Committee of the Whole (Closed Session) Minutes of June 16, 2014.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Di Muccio

 

Seconded by: Councillor Emanuel

 

 

THAT the minutes of the Committee of the Whole (Closed Session) of June 16, 2014 be approved.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

54.

Development and Infrastructure Services - Planning and Building Services (Closed Session) Report 2014-22 dated June 16, 2014 regarding a proposed acquisition of land by the municipality. (Ward 7)

 

Moved by:      Councillor Emanuel

 

Seconded by: Councillor Vegh

 

 

THAT Development and Infrastructure Services – Planning and Building Services (Closed Session) Report 2014-22 dated June 16, 2014 regarding a proposed acquisition of land by the municipality be received;

 

AND THAT staff be directed to proceed as authorized at the June 16, 2014 Committee of the Whole (Closed Session) meeting.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 Carried

 

55.

Corporate Services - Legal Services (Closed Session) Report 2014-15 regarding a proposed disposition of land by the municipality. (Ward 2)

 

Moved by:      Councillor Kerwin

 

Seconded by: Regional Councillor Taylor

 

 

THAT the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer and Corporate Services – Legal Services (Closed Session) Report 2014-15 dated June 13, 2014 regarding a proposed disposition of property be received;

 

AND THAT the recommendations in the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer and Corporate Services – Legal Services (Closed Session) Report 2014-15 be adopted.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

56.

Special Committee of the Whole Minutes of June 23, 2014 regarding the Development Charges Review Study/By-law.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Emanuel

 

Seconded by: Councillor Sponga

 

 

THAT the Minutes of the Special Committee of the Whole meeting of June 23, 2014 regarding the Development Charges Review Study/By-law be adopted.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

Ratification of actions related to matters arising from the Special Committee of the Whole (Closed Session) meeting of June 23, 2014.

 

58.

Chief Administrative Officer/Human Resources (Closed Session) Report 2014-09 regarding Employee Negotiations.

Moved by:      Councillor Emanuel

 

Seconded by: Councillor Sponga

 

 

THAT CAO/Human Resources Closed Session Report 2014-09 dated June 19, 2014 be received;

 

AND THAT the CAO work within the provisions of the approved 2014 budget with respect to employee negotiations as per the approved policies, including the Salary Administration Policy (HR.9-01) and Economic Adjustment Policy (HR.9-03).

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

Councillor Twinney, Councillor Di Muccio

(7 in favour, 2 opposed)

 

Carried

 

59.

Chief Administrative Officer/Human Resources (Closed Session) Report 2014-10 regarding Employee Negotiations.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Hempen

 

Seconded by: Councillor Kerwin

 

 

THAT CAO/Human Resources Closed Session Report 2014-10 dated June 18, 2014 be received;

 

AND THAT staff proceed as per the recommendations set out in the report.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

60.

Chief Administrative Officer/Human Resources (Closed Session) Report 2014-08 regarding personal matters about an identifiable individual.

 

Moved by:      Regional Councillor Taylor

 

Seconded by: Councillor Vegh

 

 

THAT CAO/Human Resources Closed Session Report 2014-08 dated June 20, 2014 be received;

 

AND THAT staff proceed as per the recommendation set out in the report.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

Councillor Twinney, Councillor Di Muccio

(7 in favour, 2 opposed)

 

Carried

 

61.

Corporate Services - Financial Services - 2014-28 regarding 2013 Consolidated Financial Statements.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Sponga

 

Seconded by: Councillor Di Muccio

 

 

a) THAT the excerpt from the Audit Committee Meeting of June 23, 2014 be received;

 

b) AND THAT the Town of Newmarket's Draft 2013 Consolidated Financial Statements, Trust Fund Financial Statements and Main Street District BIA Financial Statements, Representation Letter dated June 23, 2014 and Summary Letter dated June 23, 2014 from Mr. M. Jones, BDO Canada LLP be approved.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

62.

Development and Infrastructure Services - Engineering Services Report 2014-45 dated June 23, 2014 regarding Oxford Homes Residential Subdivision - Phase 1C, Petition - Sidewalk Removal.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Di Muccio

 

Seconded by: Councillor Emanuel

 

 

a) THAT Development and Infrastructure Services Report – Engineering Services 2014-45 dated June 23, 2014 regarding Oxford Homes Residential Subdivision – Phase 1C, Valley Green Trail, Petition – Sidewalk Removal, be received and the following recommendations be adopted:

 

 

i) THAT the attached petition (Schedule A) dated June 12, 2014 from residents of Valley Green Trail and Emily Grove be received;

 

ii) AND THAT the proposed sidewalk that was previously approved by Council, continue to be constructed in accordance with the Subdivision Agreement and approved plans;

 

iii) AND THAT the residents who have signed the petition be provided with a copy of the report.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

63.

Development and Infrastructure Services - Planning and Building Services Planning Report 2014-31 dated June 23, 2014 regarding Official Plan Amendment # 10 – Town of Newmarket Urban Centres Secondary Plan and Associated Amendments to the Official Plan.

 

 

 

Council discussed the recommendations and an alternate motion was presented.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Emanuel

 

Seconded by: Regional Councillor Taylor

 

 

a) THAT Development and Infrastructure Services/Planning & Building Services - Planning Report 2014-31 dated June 23, 2014 regarding Official Plan Amendment # 10 – the Town of Newmarket Urban Centres Secondary Plan and Associated Amendments to the Official Plan save and except for the properties municipally known as 232 Penn Avenue and 20 Hill Street be received and that the following recommendations be adopted:

 

i) THAT the road network as identified as private road/lanes on Schedule 5 located at 212 Davis Drive be deferred for further consideration;

 

ii) AND THAT Official Plan Amendment #10 – the Town of Newmarket Urban Centres Secondary Plan and Associated Amendments to the Official Plan (June 16, 2014) be adopted, as amended by Council, subject to the modifications as outlined in Attachment 1 including any technical, typographical, formatting or administrative modifications, as required, and forwarded to the Region of York for approval.

 

b) AND THAT the correspondence from Mr. Vassili Pantelidis and Mr. Daniel Berholz be received.

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

Councillor Di Muccio

(8 in favour, 1 opposed)

 

Carried

 

Moved by:      Councillor Sponga

 

Seconded by: Councillor Kerwin

 

 

a) THAT Development and Infrastructure Services/Planning & Building Services - Planning Report 2014-31 dated June 23, 2014 regarding Official Plan Amendment # 10 – the Town of Newmarket Urban Centres Secondary Plan and Associated Amendments to the Official Plan related to the properties municipally known as 232 Penn Avenue and 20 Hill Street be received and that the following recommendations be adopted:

 

i) THAT the road network as identified as private road/lanes on Schedule 5 located at 212 Davis Drive be deferred for further consideration;

 

ii) AND THAT Official Plan Amendment #10 – the Town of Newmarket Urban Centres Secondary Plan and Associated Amendments to the Official Plan (June 16, 2014) be adopted, as amended by Council, subject to the modifications as outlined in Attachment 1 including any technical, typographical, formatting or administrative modifications, as required, and forwarded to the Region of York for approval.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

Councillor Di Muccio

(7 in favour, 1 opposed)

 

Councillor Hempen did not participate in the discussion or vote on this matter. 

 

Carried

 

By-laws

 

64.

By-laws 2014-35, 2014-36, 2014-38, 2014-39 and 2014-40.

 

 

2014-35

A By-law to authorize the execution of an agreement for the transfer of federal gas tax revenues between the Association of Municipalities of Ontario and the Corporation of the Town of Newmarket.

 

 

2014-36

A By-law to exempt certain lands from the Part Lot Control Provisions of the Planning Act. (Zamani Homes (Eagle Heights) Ltd., Block 1, 2, 3 and 4, Plan 65M-4356)

 

 

2014-38

A By-law to Appoint a Provincial Offences Officer (Brian Williams)

 

 

2014-40

A By-law to adopt Official Plan Amendment #11 - Active Transportation Network.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Sponga

 

Seconded by: Councillor Emanuel

 

 

THAT By-laws 2014-35, 2014-36, 2014-38 and 2014-40 be enacted.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

65.

2014-39 (a)

A By-law to Adopt Official Plan Amendment #10 - Newmarket Urban Centres Secondary Plan and Associated Amendments to the Town of Newmarket Official Plan.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Sponga

 

Seconded by: Councillor Emanuel

 

 

THAT A By-law to Adopt Official Plan Amendment #10 - Newmarket Urban Centres Secondary Plan and Associated Amendments to the Town of Newmarket Official Plan  excluding the properties municipally known as 232 Penn Avenue and 20 Hill Street be adopted.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

Councillor Di Muccio

(8 in favour, 1 opposed)

 

Carried

 

 

 

 

66.

2014-39 (b)

A By-law to Adopt Official Plan Amendment #10 - Newmarket Urban Centres Secondary Plan and Associated Amendments to the Town of Newmarket Official Plan related to the properties municipally known as 232 Penn Avenue and 20 Hill Street.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Sponga

 

Seconded by: Councillor Emanuel

 

 

THAT A By-law to Adopt Official Plan Amendment #10 - Newmarket Urban Centres Secondary Plan and Associated Amendments to the Town of Newmarket Official Plan excluding the properties municipally known as 232 Penn Avenue and 20 Hill Street be adopted.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

Councillor Di Muccio

(7 in favour, 1 opposed)

 

Councillor Hempen did not participate in the discussion or vote on this matter. 

 

Carried

 

Notices of Motions

 

None.

 

Announcements & Community Events

 

a) Councillor Di Muccio invited residents to experience cultures of the world right in Newmarket at the 5th Annual Around the World Multicultural Event on July 20, 2014 from noon to 8:30 p.m. at Newmarket Riverwalk Commons, 200 Doug Duncan Drive. The event features international cuisine, cultural music and dance, heritage displays, story-telling, folklore and more. Admission is free.

 

b) Councillor Sponga invited Ward 5 residents to the Ward 5 meeting on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Newmarket Community Centre and Lions Hall, 200 Doug Duncan Drive.  Come and find out what’s happening in our Town and in Ward 5.  For more information, call 905-953-5323 or email jsponga@newmarket.ca

 

c) Councillor Sponga thanked the impending retiring Commissioner of Development and Infrastructure Services for his work in establishing the Farmer’s Market.

 

 

d) Councillor Hempen advised that starting on August 18, 2014 Moonlight Movies will be returning for another season.  Watch your favourite movies on a huge inflatable screen outside under the stars. Don’t forget to bring a lawn chair or blanket and a donation of a non-perishable food item for the Newmarket Food Pantry.  Movies begin at dusk.  For a list of dates and locations, please view the Community Events Listing available online at www.newmarket.ca and through our Recreation & Culture Department.

 

e) Regional Councillor Taylor advised that the Town of Newmarket will be hosting the ever popular Kanata Festival on Tuesday, July 1, 2014.  Celebrations begin with a $4.00 Pancake Breakfast hosted by the Newmarket Car Club from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Hall, 200 Doug Duncan Drive. The fun continues at Fairy Lake Park from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. where there will be many Kanata Summer Festival Activities. Newmarket Riverwalk Commons will feature “Sports Village” an area dedicated to sport activities, games, the Craz-E-Crew Stunt team show, live performances by the Time Cats Band, and an opportunity to meet Gabrielle Daleman, Canadian women’s figure skater and 2014 Canadian Olympic Team athlete. Fireworks will be on display at dusk (10:00 p.m.) at George Richardson Park on Bayview Parkway.

 

f) Councillor Twinney advised that the Town of Newmarket is holding a Public Meeting on Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30pm in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Offices at 395 Mulock Drive in order to provide information and receive input regarding a proposed Leash Free Dog Park. The proposed location is across from George Richardson Park off Bayview Parkway. To proceed, this project requires 50 percent of the project to be funded by the community. Written comments can be submitted at the public meeting or to Engineering Services by June 27, 2014.  If you are unable to attend and have questions, please contact Meredith Goodwin at 905-953-5300 ext. 2518 or email mgoodwin@newmarket.ca

 

g) Councillor Kerwin advised that beginning on July 2, 2014 join us Sunday and Wednesday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Fairy Lake and Newmarket Riverwalk Commons as local entertainers showcase their talents. Admission is free. For a schedule and further details, please visit www.newmarket.ca or call 905-895-5193.

 

h) Councillor Vegh advised that Outdoor Discovery & Adventure Night begins on June 24, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Newmarket Riverwalk Commons, 200 Doug Duncan Drive.  Join in for an evening of discovery and interactive fun with Mister Magik. Please bring a lawn chair. Inclement weather location is inside Newmarket Community Centre and Lions Hall. Admission is free and residents are invited to visit www.newmarket.ca or call 905-895-5193 for more information.

 

 

 

 

i) Mayor Van Bynen advised that Humber River Shakespeare returns to Fairy Lake Park to present Romeo & Juliet. There will be three performances at the park at 7:00 p.m. on July 17, 19 and 24, 2014.  The emphasis is on making the text understandable and accessible to both the Shakespearean novice and the experienced theatre patrons. The production will inspire and captivate audiences of all ages. All performances are Pay-What-You-Can with a suggested donation of $20.00.

 

j) Mayor Van Bynen advised that the Municipal Offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 to observe the Canada Day holiday. 

 

k) Mayor Van Bynen advised that a Special Council Meeting regarding the proposed development charges is scheduled for Monday, July 21, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. and the next Council meeting is Monday, August 11, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

 

New Business

 

a) Councillor Kerwin reminded residents cycling on the Tom Taylor Trail or the Nokiidaa trailway system to ring their bicycle bell to alert pedestrians on the trail of their presence.

 

b) Councillor Di Muccio requested an update on the Old Town Hall fundraising initiatives. 

 

The Commissioner of Community Services advised that the community group has been working to raise funds.  One donation of $50,000 has been received however the group is optimistic that they will meet the target of $550,000 and plan to provide an update to Council in the future.

 

Closed Session

 

Mayor Van Bynen advised that there was no requirement for a closed session.

 

Confirmatory By-law

 

67.

2014-37

A By-law to confirm the proceedings of a meeting of Council - June 23, 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved by:      Councillor Sponga

 

Seconded by: Councillor Kerwin

 

 

THAT By-law 2014-37 be enacted.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio, Councillor Emanuel

Opposed:

(None)

(9 in favour, 0 opposed)

 

Carried

 

Adjournment

 

68.

Adjournment.

 

Moved by:      Councillor Sponga

 

Seconded by: Councillor Kerwin

 

 

THAT the meeting adjourn.

 

In Favour:

Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor, Councillor Vegh, Councillor Kerwin, Councillor Twinney, Councillor Hempen, Councillor Sponga, Councillor Di Muccio

Opposed:

Councillor Emanuel

(8 in favour, 1 opposed)

 

Carried

 

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 9:43 p.m.

 

 

Tony Van Bynen, Mayor

 

Andrew Brouwer, Town Clerk