City Council
Agenda

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Tom Davies Square

Tom Davies Square

Mayor Paul Lefebvre, Chair

 

4:00 p.m.  Closed Session, Committee Room C-12 / Electronic Participation

6:00 p.m.  Open Session, Council Chamber / Electronic Participation

 

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Resolution to move to Closed Session to deal with one (1) Security of Municipal Property item regarding the City's information technology systems and data, one (1) Acquisition or Disposition of Land regarding the Event Centre and one (1) Information Supplied in Confidence (Competitive Position/Negotiations) regarding City of Greater Sudbury Community Development Corporation in accordance with the Municipal Act, 2001, par. 239(2)(a), (c) and (i).

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ACFO du Grand Sudbury was invited by Mayor Lefebvre. The presentation by Joanne Gervais, General Director, ACFO and Serge Dupuis, Historian Consultant, University of Laval, will provide information regarding funding that ACFO was awarded from FEDNOr in order to commission a study on bilingualism and the French services or lack of services available to residents of the City of Greater Sudbury.

At this point in the meeting, the Chair of the Closed Session, will rise and report. Council will then consider any resolution(s) emanating from the Closed Session.

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Council will consider, by way of one resolution, Operations Committee resolutions, which will be posted online following the meeting. Any questions regarding the resolutions should be directed to Councillor Signoretti, Chair, Operations Committee.

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Council will consider, by way of one resolution, Community and Emergency Services Committee resolutions, which will be posted online following the meeting. Any questions regarding the resolutions should be directed to Councillor Lapierre, Chair, Community and Emergency Services Committee.

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Council will consider, by way of one resolution, Audit Committee resolutions, which will be posted online following the meeting. Any questions regarding the resolutions should be directed to Councillor McIntosh, Chair, Audit Committee.

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Council will consider, by way of one resolution, Finance and Administration Committee resolutions, which will be posted online following the meeting. Any questions regarding the resolutions should be directed to Councillor McIntosh, Chair, Finance and Administration Committee.

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Council will consider, by way of one resolution, Hearing Committee resolutions, which will be posted online following the meeting. Any questions regarding the resolutions should be directed to Councillor Signoretti, Chair, Hearing Committee. 

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Council will consider, by way of one resolution, Planning Committee resolutions, which will be posted online following the meeting. Any questions regarding the resolutions should be directed to Councillor Cormier, Chair, Planning Committee.

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For the purpose of convenience and for expediting meetings, matters of business of repetitive or routine nature are included in the Consent Agenda, and all such matters of business contained in the Consent Agenda are voted on collectively.


A particular matter of business may be singled out from the Consent Agenda for debate or for a separate vote upon the request of any Councillor. In the case of a separate vote, the excluded matter of business is severed from the Consent Agenda, and only the remaining matters of business contained in the Consent Agenda are voted on collectively.


Each and every matter of business contained in the Consent Agenda is recorded separately in the minutes of the meeting.

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This report to follow builds upon the information provided to Council in the Library and Art Gallery Project Update presentation on July 11, 2023. This report provides additional information regarding the Cultural Hub at Tom Davies Square as the location for a new Art Gallery of Sudbury, Sudbury Multicultural and Folk Arts Association and the new Central Branch of the Greater Sudbury Public Library.

This report is a companion to the “Sudbury Community Arena Condition Update and Event Centre Options” report, presented to Council July 11, 2023. This report provides information requested by Council at its July meeting regarding a facility renewal option and a broader district development with private sector participation. It recommends next steps for Council’s consideration.

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Draft by-laws are available for viewing a week prior to the meeting on the agenda. Approved by-laws are available on the City's website: https://www.greatersudbury.ca/city-hall/by-laws/ after passage.


The following by-laws will be read and passed:

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2023-148


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Confirm the Proceedings of Council at its Meeting of September 26, 2023


2023-149


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Amend By-law 2003-209 being a By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Adopt an Alcohol Risk Management Policy


Refer to Report under Correspondence for Information Only - City Council Agenda for August 15, 2023


2023-150


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Amend By-law 2015-87 being a By-Law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Create the Position of Chief Administrative Officer


This amending by-law delegates authority to the CAO to adjust pay structures of most non-union staff.


2023-151


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Close Part of Old Wanup Road, Wanup legally described as PIN 73470-0605(LT), Parts 1 and 2, Plan 53R-21681, City of Greater Sudbury


This by-law closes an abandoned road to make the lands available for sale.


2023-152


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Authorize the sale of the Part of Old Wanup Road, Wanup legally described as PIN 73470-0605(LT), Parts 1 and 2, Plan 53R-21681, City of Greater Sudbury to Timothy Desjardins and Chenelle Teahen


Planning Committee Resolution #PL2023-60

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Presented by Councillors Parent, Fortin and Lapierre and Mayor Lefebvre:


WHEREAS in 2019 Canada passed the National Housing Strategy Act which states “Housing is essential to the inherent dignity and well-being of a person to building sustainable and inclusive communities”;


AND WHEREAS the National Alliance to End Homelessness reports there is a large and growing evidence base demonstrating that Housing First is an effective solution to Homelessness, Housing First being a homeless assistance approach that prioritizes providing permanent housing to people experiencing homelessness, thus ending their homelessness, and serving as a platform upon which they can improve their quality of life;


AND WHEREAS the City of Greater Sudbury currently spends millions of dollars on shelters and other related services to support persons experiencing homelessness;


Whereas issues arising from homelessness can have a negative impact on communities with a higher rate of persons experiencing homelessness;


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Greater Sudbury directs that Community Development staff draft a strategy that will provide a road map to end homelessness in the City of Greater Sudbury by 2030, which strategy will include financial and staffing requirements to transition services from temporary shelters to transitional and permanent supported housing, to be presented to City Council by the end of the first quarter of 2024.

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