Community Services Committee Meeting Agenda

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(As may be presented at the meeting)

(As may be presented by Council Members)

Julie Whelan, Associate Director, Nordicity, to provide a presentation on the Recreation and Culture Services's Cultural Feasibility Study.

Jill Coffey requesting to address the Community Services Committee concerning the request for a Community Safety Zone and concerns regarding Speeding on Raglan Road East.

Dave Basi requesting to address the Community Services Committee concerning the request for a Community Safety Zone on Woodstream and a four-way stop sign at Esterbrook Drive and Woodstream Avenue.

Dave Briggs requesting to address the Community Services Committee concerning CS-22-28, the Resolution from the Region of Durham concerning Vision Zero.

Jeeva Raj requesting to address the Community Services Committee concerning CS-22-28, the resolution from the Region of Durham regarding Vision Zero.

[Pulled from the Information Package of February 15, 2022 at the request of Councillor Neal:


Whereas the number of traffic related safety concerns in the City of Oshawa continues to increase; and,


Whereas City of Oshawa Councillors and Staff work with residents to help address their traffic related safety concerns; and,


Whereas enforcement by DRPS continues to be a common request from residents including the request for ASE cameras to address their traffic related safety concerns; and,


Whereas the City of Oshawa supports The Regional Municipality of Durham's request for increased enforcement by DRPS; and,


Therefore, INFO-22-51 from the Regional Municipality of Durham be endorsed and that the City of Oshawa support the Region's request for increased enforcement by DRPS to achieve the goal of Vision Zero.]

  • Recommendation
  • Recommendation

    That the Oshawa Environmental Advisory Committee recommend that the City of Oshawa investigate the recommendations contained within Report OEAC-22-12. 

  • Recommendation

    That the Community Services Committee is to select one of the following options to recommend to City Council:

    Option one Status quo:

    That based on Report CS-21-133, dated December 1, 2021, concerning Optional Street Tree Installation, that the current operating practices and planting programs remain status quo.

    OR

    Option 2 Opt-out with a $2,000 fee:

    That based on Report CS-21-133, dated December 1, 2021, concerning Optional Street Tree Installation, Option 2 be implemented to allow residents to opt out of the planting program in accordance with the opt-out criteria specified under Option 2 that includes a $2000 compensation fee to be paid by the resident.

    OR

    Option 3 Opt-out with a $50 fee:

    That based on Report CS-21-133, dated December 1, 2021, concerning Optional Street Tree Installation, Option 2 be implemented to allow residents to opt out of the tree planting program in accordance with the opt-out criteria specified under Option 2 with the fee set at $50.00.

  • Recommendation
  • Recommendation

    That Correspondence CS-22-31 from Jill Coffey submitting a request for a Community Safety Zone and concerns regarding Speeding on Raglan Road East be referred to staff for a report. 

  • Recommendation

    That the Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

    That pursuant to Report CS-22-22, dated March 16, 2022, any consideration of the proposal for an indoor tennis facility by Tennis Clubs of Canada be deferred until such time as the update to the Parks, Recreation, Library and Culture Facilities Needs Assessment is completed.

  • Recommendation

    That the Community Services Committee recommend to Council:

    Whereas By-law 77-2008 (“the Emergency Management By-law”), as amended, sets out the emergency management program for the City of Oshawa (“the City”) pursuant to the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act; and,

    Whereas the Emergency Management By-law needs to be further amended in order to update the designated persons list for both the Municipal Control Group (M.C.G.) and the Community Emergency Management Program Committee (C.E.M.P.C.), as shown in the proposed bylaw forming  Attachment 1; and,

    Whereas the M.C.G.’s responsibilities include the control of all operations during an emergency, such as but not limited to assessing the short, medium and long-term emergency operating requirements of the City, recommending the declaration, extension and/or the termination of a state of emergency, making policy decisions, setting operational priorities, and assigning resources and issuing instructions to City departments; and,

    Whereas the role of the C.E.M.P.C. is to act as a coordinating body to facilitate municipal level coordination and cooperation regarding the emergency management program, such as reviewing and providing policy advice with respect to the state of emergency management in the City,  drafting plans, procedures and operational guidelines, coordinating  training and exercises, and providing public education; and,

    Whereas some of the proposed amendments to the Emergency Management By-law for both the M.C.G. and C.E.M.P.C. are housekeeping amendments due to changes in position titles and responsibilities such as changing City Manager to Chief Administrative Officer (C.A.O.), changing the Director of Public Works to Director of Operations Services, and clarifying that the Emergency Information Officer is the Manager of Corporate Communications; and,

    Whereas proposed updates to the M.C.G. include such matters as adding the Fire Chief, the two Deputy Fire Chiefs, the Assistant Deputy Fire Chief and the Commissioner of Finance and deleting the Director of Transportation Services, representatives from Durham Region Transit, Durham Region Police Services, OPUC, Durham Emergency Management Office and Durham Emergency Medical Services since they can be consulted at any time on an as needed basis as required by the C.A.O.; and,

    Whereas proposed updates to the C.E.M.P.C. include such matters as adding the Assistant Deputy Fire Chief, the Manager of Corporation Communications, a Lakeridge Health Oshawa representative and a Central Lake Ontario Conservation Representative and deleting and the Director of Property Management Services; and,

    Whereas it is appropriate to update the designated persons list for the M.C.G. and C.E.M.P.C.;

    Therefore pursuant to CS-22-23, the Emergency Management By-law, as amended, shall be further amended as generally set out in the Proposed By-law in Attachment 1 and such By-law shall be in a form and content acceptable to the Commissioner, Community Services Department, the Fire Chief and Legal Services.

  • Recommendation

    That the Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

    That pursuant to Report CS-22-24, dated March 16, 2022, the City’s Delegation By-law 29-2009, be amended to include the proposed amendments as shown in Section 5.4, Table 1, of Report CS-22-24, in a form that’s acceptable to Legal Services, the Commissioner, Community Services Department and Director, Operations Services, which includes:

    1. A new line item is added under Parks Services to provide delegated authority to the responsible department Commissioner or Director or Manager to provide consent for soil reuse to a source site, in accordance with O. Reg. 406/19, when soil is imported onto City property as part of a City Project; and,
    2. Section 62.1, make applications for approvals and permits related to City projects, is amended to include Commissioner, Community Services, and Director Operations Services, Manager, Parks Planning and Development, and Manager, Parks and Waste Operations, as Delegated Authority; and,
    3. Section 9, approve and execute agreements to permit park access for short-term use and private gate access to parks, is amended to replace the Supervisor, Parks Development & Technical Services, with the Manager, Parks Planning and Development, as a delegate and to remove the delegation restriction.
  • Recommendation

    That the Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

    That Report CS-22-26, dated March 16, 2022 being the Community Services Committee’s Outstanding Items Status Report for the first quarter of 2022 be received for information.

  • Recommendation