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Planning Agenda for February 18, 2014

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City of Hamilton

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

9:30 a.m.

Council Chambers

City Hall
71 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario

Vanessa Robicheau
Legislative Coordinator
905 546-2424 ext. 2729

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  1. CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

    1.       DELEGATION REQUESTS

     

    4.2     Delegation request from Sheila Smith respecting Item 8.2 307 and 325 Fiddler’s Green Road (handout attached)

     

    4.3     Delegation requests respecting Item 7.2 Airport Employment Growth District:

     

              (ii)      Bryna Wasserman (handout attached)

              (iv)     Larry Pomerantz

              (v)      Bill van Staalduinen

              (vi)     Michael Desnoyers

              (vii)     Jim Sweetman

               (viii)    Craig Smith

              (ix)     Jennifer Drake

              (x)      Peter Hutton

              (xi)     Don McLean 

              (xii)     Mark Noskiewicz

     

    4.4     Delegation Requests respecting Item 8.2 307 and 325 Fiddler’s Green Road

             

    (i)              Beth Goodger

    (ii)             Michael Street

    (iii)            Glenn Wellings

     

    2.       PUBLIC HEARINGS AND DELEGATIONS

     

    6.1     Application for a Zoning By-law Amendment for Lands Located at the Southwest Corner of Parkside Drive and Spring Creek Drive (Flamborough) (PED14018) (Ward 15)

     

    (i)              Correspondence from Steve Oliver (also wishing to speak)

    (ii)             Correspondence from Laurie Bacon

    (iii)            Correspondence from Douglas Wigle

    (iv)              Correspondence from Leigh-Ann Saddington

    (v)             Correspondence from the Niagara Escarpment Commission

    (vi)            Correspondence from Seth Stewart

    (vii)           Correspondence from Bonnie Valade

    (viii)            Correspondence from Margaret Ritchie and Tony Vanzantvoort

    (ix)            Correspondence from Leigh-Ann Saddington

     

    3.       DISCUSSION ITEMS

     

    8.6     Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment for 307 and 325 Fiddler's Green Road (Ancaster) (PED13183) (Ward 12) (Motion - Councillor Ferguson)

     

    4.       PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

     

    12.2   Notice of Motion - Possible Property Acquisition (Delivered under separate cover)

     

    Pursuant to Section 8.1, Sub-section (c) of the City's Procedural By-law 10-053, and Section 239, Sub-section (c) of the Ontario Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, as the subject matter pertains to a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

  2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
  3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

    3.1           February 4, 2014

  4. DELEGATION REQUESTS

    4.1     Delegation request from Teresa St. Michael respecting Item 8.2 307 and 325 Fiddler’s Green Road

     

    4.2     Delegation request from Sheila Smith respecting Item 8.2 307 and 325 Fiddler’s Green Road

     

    4.3     Delegation requests respecting Item 7.2 Airport Employment Growth District:

     

    (i)     Peter Pickfield, Doug Annand and Kevin Fergin

    (ii)    Bryna Wasserman

    (iii)    Chris West

  5. CONSENT ITEMS
  6. NOTICES OF MOTION

     

  7. GENERAL INFORMATION AND OTHER BUSINESS

    11.1       Outstanding Business List Amendments

    Items to be amended:

     

    (a)      Item D:         Racing Pigeons

              Current Date:          February 18, 2014

              New Date:               March 18, 2014

     

    (b)      Item N:         Municipal Costs for Appeals to the Ontario Municipal Board for Municipal Decision on Mineral Aggregate Resource Developments

              Current Date:          February 18, 2014

              New Date:               May 6, 2014

     

    (c)      Item Q:         Synergies between infrastructure Development and New School Openings (Added Item 10.1 & 9.2)

              Current Date:          February 18, 2014

              New Date:               April 15, 2014

     

    (d)      Item AA:       Amendments to the Prohibition of Exotic Animals within the Responsible Animal Ownership By-law – Criteria and Process (Motion from GIC)

              Current Date:          February 18, 2014

              New Date:               March 18, 2014

     

     

    Items to be removed:

     

    (a)      Item O:         Fifty Road

     

    (b)      Item V:         City Initiative – Storage of Major Recreational Equipment Within the Former City of Stoney Creek Zoning By-law No. 3692-92, (PED13154)

     

    (c)      Item V:         City Initiative – Storage of Major Recreational Equipment Within the Former City of Stoney Creek Zoning By-law No. 3692-92, (PED13154)

  8. PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

    12.1   Performance Review – Planning and Economic Development Directors (No Copy)

  9. ADJOURNMENT
  10. OUTSTANDING BUSINESS

    Item

    Issue

    Date Action Initiated

    Lead Dept./ Division

    Status

    Due Date

    A

     

     

    Rate for Parkland Dedication for  school board facilities

    April 15, 2009

    (EDP 09-008)

     

     

    Council

    March 9, 2011

     

     

    April 5, 2011

    (PC 11-007)

    and

    Council

    April 13, 2011

    Joint City/Board Committee

    5% parkland dedication for schools referred back to staff

     

    Council referred back to Cmmtt and to the School Brds.

     

    Apr. 5/11 – Cmmtt referred to Joint School Brd Liaison Cmmtt to discuss compromise. Staff report back to Cmmtt

    TBD

    B

    Woodland Manor

    (PED08306)

    January 20, 2009

    (EDP 09-002)

    PED: Planning

    Jan 20/09 – Staff to review items identified at meeting and report back

    June 3, 2014

    C

    Protection Measures for Existing Stable Residential Areas

    (Monster Homes)

    (PED11196)

    April 19, 2011

    (PC 11-008)

     

    December 6, 2011

    PED: Planning

    Staff report back with possible interim solutions to manage monster homes across the City of Hamilton, including a possible interim control bylaw.

    Q1 2014

    D

    Racing Pigeons

    Council referral to PC

    January 25, 2012

    PED: Parking and
    By-law Services

    Referred back to staff to consult with the Canadian Racing Pigeon Union Inc. to amend the existing by-law No. 12-031 to accommodate racing pigeons and include amendments to address the current feral pigeon issues in the urban areas of the City of Hamilton.

    February 18, 2014

    E

    Dust Control:

    Clean Air Hamilton 2011 Progress Report (BOH12015) (City Wide)

    Council

    July 12, 2012

    PED: Parking and By-law Services

    That Planning staff or Public Works staff investigate methods to insure that dust is mitigated/suppressed at construction sites within the City of Hamilton, and report back to BOH

    Q1 2014

    F

    Proposed Permanent Closure and Sale of a Portion of the Road Allowance of Limeridge Rd

    Council

    October 30, 2012

    (PW12071)

    PED: Economic Development

    Report to Planning on sale cost, site plan and possible legal implications prior to the sale

    Sept. 16, 2014

    G

    City of Hamilton Revised Sidewalk Policy for New Development (PED12234) (City Wide)

    December 4, 2012

    PED: Growth Mgmt

    Referred back to staff and that the revised sidewalk policy be reviewed and reported back as part of the report on the Comprehensive review of engineering guidelines for development.

    June 3, 2014

    H

    Regulation of Rental Housing

    December 11, 2012

     

    September 17, 2013

    PED: Planning

    Recommendation (a) was tabled to following completion of the Sub-Committee mandate.

    TBD

    I

    Hamilton Municipal Heritage Committee Report 12-006

    (Proactive Heritage Building Protection Strategy)

    January 15, 2013

    PED: Planning

    Item 2, be referred to staff for a report on the Hamilton Municipal Heritage Committee recommendations.

     

    (a) That the properties identified in the Downtown Built Heritage Inventory that meet one of the criteria identified for designation in the Ontario Heritage Act be added to the registry;

    March 18, 2014

    J

    Business Licensing Fee Review (PD01104(h))

    January 15, 2013

     

     

    September 17, 2013

    PED: Parking and By-Law Services

    That the report on business license fees be delayed until such time as the performance audit respecting “License Revenue” approved by Council on April 24, 2013, is complete and dealt with by the Audit, Finance and Administration Committee and Council;

    TBD

    K

    Development of an Urban Woodland Conservation By-law

    GIC 13-001

     

    Council

    January 23, 2013

    Dec 3, 2013

    (PD02229(d))

    PED: Planning

    tabled

    TBD

    L

    Vehicle Inspection Manual for Taxis (PD05141(c)) (City Wide) (Item 8.1)

    February 19, 2013

    PED: Parking and By-law Services

    Staff review standards for modification of accessible taxis & consult with Transport Canada; the standards for modification of accessible taxis be added to the vehicle inspection manual PD05141(c).

    2014

    M

    By-law to Regulate Parking on Boulevards and Front and Side Yard

    (PED13042)

    March 19, 2013

    PED: Parking and By-law Services

    Referred back to staff and Ward Councillors for further consideration and consultation.

    Q1 2014

    N

    Municipal Costs for Appeals to the Ontario Municipal Board for Municipal Decision on Mineral Aggregate Resource Developments

    Council

    April 10, 2013

    PED: Planning

    Correspondence from Municipality of Trent Lakes. Referred for a report back to Planning Committee

    February 18, 2014

    O

    Fifty Road

    April 30, 2013

    PED: Planning

    That staff have formal discussion with CN regarding any/all improvements including a grade separation at the Fifty Road Crossing; report back on the timeline of the improvements on Fifty Road including the Barton Street intersection to accommodate current and future developments.

    February 18, 2014

    P

    Quick Wins Projects Update - King Street Bus Only Lane & A and B Line Passenger Amenities (PW11079(d)) (City Wide) (Item 7.2)

    Council

    May 22, 2013

    PED: Parking and By-law Services and

     

    Public Works

    (c)      That the General Manager, Planning and Economic Development, be authorized to revise the Parking Bylaw to reflect changes as part of the A and B Line Passenger Amenities and King Street Bus Only Lane.

    (d)      That staff be directed to Report to the General Issues Committee at the conclusion of the one year pilot program for a Bus Only Lane on King Street.

    TBD

    Q

    Synergies between infrastructure Development and New School Openings (Added Item 10.1 & 9.2)

    Council

    May 22, 2013

    PED: Growth Mgmt

    Synergies between Infrastructure Development and New  School Openings, be referred to the Outstanding Business List of the Planning Committee.

    (a)      Staff were directed to Report back to the Planning Committee with:

    (i)       An investigation that assesses the contributing factors that create a lack of synergy and coordination between the development of City infrastructure and the opening of new schools;

    (ii)      A proposed plan of action to prevent future scenarios where a school opens without adequate City infrastructure in place. 

    (b)      That a copy of the Motion be forwarded to the Joint City of Hamilton School Board Liaison Committee for information.

    December 3, 2013

    February 18, 2014

    R

    City Initiative to Amend Hamilton Zoning By-law No. 6593 for the Properties Located at 118 to 338 Mountain Brow Boulevard (Hamilton) (PED13101)

    June 4, 2013

    PED: Planning

    That staff review and report back on the existing zoning regulations for the area along Mountain Brow Boulevard from 340 Mountain Brow Boulevard to Mohawk Road East.

    April 1, 2014

    S

    Establishment of a Specialized By-law Enforcement Unit (PED13108) (City Wide) (Item 5.1)

    June 18, 2013

    PED: Parking and By-law Services

    That staff meet with the police to discuss Municipal Law Enforcement safety after 1:00 am and report back to Planning Committee.

    Q1 2014

    T

    Parked Facing the Wrong Way (PED13109) (City Wide)

    July 9, 2013

    PED: Parking and By-law Services

    a more thorough breakdown of the statistics (including time of day), when the Hamilton Police Service is enforcing and to what extent; the breakdown of MLE vs HPS enforcement; the breakdown of safety concerns versus neighbourhood disputes; and on how many occasions the Hamilton Police Service writes tickets that are deemed to be invalid;

     

    feasibility that Municipal Law Enforcement be the sole responsibility with respect to parking facing the wrong way;

     

    Hamilton Police Service be requested to adopt the same policy as it relates to the City of Hamilton Parking By-law (By-law 01-218).

    Q1 2014

    U

    Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Decision in respect of the appeal by Lynwood Charlton Centre from Council’s Refusal to Enact a Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment to Rezone Lands at 121 Augusta Street, Hamilton, Ontario (LS13031)

    September 4, 2013

     

    That staff be directed to report to the Planning Committee with a comprehensive review of residential care facilities in the context of the Provincial Policy, as it relates to special needs, and the Human Rights Code.

    January 2015

    V

    City Initiative – Storage of Major Recreational Equipment Within the Former City of Stoney Creek Zoning By-law No. 3692-92,

    (PED13154)

    September 17, 2013

    PED: Planning Division/ Legal Services/ Ward Councillors

    be referred back to staff for further review with staff, legal and Ward 9, 10 and 11 Councillors.

    February 18, 2014

    W

    Delegation from Sergio Manchia respecting Dawson Avenue private drainage matter (Item 6.1)

    October 15, 2013

    N/A

    That the delegation request be tabled until a resolution has been reached.

    TBD

    X

    Police Services Animal By-law

    Motion

    October 15, 2013

    PED: Parking and By-law Services

    That staff report back on the Police Services Animal By-law.

    June 17, 2014

    Y

    Request to Designate 437 Wilson Street East (Ancaster) Under Part IV of

    the Ontario Heritage Act (PED12166)

    Council September 26, 2013

    PED: Planning

    referred back to the

    Planning Committee to allow the Ward Councillor to meet with Heritage staff and

    the leadership of Mount Mary.

    TBD

    Z

    PED13099(a), Fruitland-Winona Secondary Plan and Official Plan Amendment

    November 19, 2013

    PED: Planning

    tabled to the February 4, 2013 meeting of the Planning Committee to allow for the Ward Councillor to work with staff and the residents to amend the current plan.

    April 15, 2013

    AA

    Amendments to the Prohibition of Exotic Animals within the Responsible Animal Ownership By-law – Criteria and Process (Motion from GIC)

    November 27, 2013

    (referred from Council)

    PED: Parking and By-law Services

    Report back to the Planning Committee regarding the feasibility of identifying criteria and process guiding consideration of amendments to the prohibition of exotic animals contained in the Responsible Animal Ownership By-law.

    February 18, 2014

    BB

    Proposed Zoning By-law Amendment  for 307 and 325 Fiddler's Green Road (Ancaster) (PED13183)

    December 3, 2013

    PED: Planning

    referred back to the Ward Councillor and staff for further consultation with the public.

    TBD

    CC

    Rental Housing Sub-Committee Terms of Reference (PED10049(o))

    December 3, 2013

    PED: Parking and By-law Services

    referred back to staff for further details respecting the length of term and additional membership.

    March 18, 2014

    DD

    Amendment to Site Plan Control By-law No. 03-294, as Amended by                  By-law No. 08-298 (PED14014) (City Wide)

    January 14, 2014

    PED: Planning

    Be referred to staff for further consideration and community consultation, including, but not limited to: one dedicated information center/meeting; PIC advertisement; and input from the Agricultural and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee;

     

    Come back to the Planning Committee along with the draft rural zoning by-law in May 2014.

    May 2014

    EE

    Resolution Opposing the Requalification of Municipal Building Officials

    January 29, 2014

    PED:

    Referred from Council for a report back to Planning Committee.

     

    FF

    By-law 07-170

    Hamilton Licensing By-law

    Council

    November 27, 2014

    PED: Parking and By-law Services

    In Camera direction to report back to Planning