City Council
Agenda

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Tom Davies Square

Tom Davies Square

 

Mayor Paul Lefebvre, Chair

 

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

 

City of Greater Sudbury Council and Committee meetings are accessible and generally held in the Council Chamber at Tom Davies Square unless otherwise stated on the agenda.  Some meetings are broadcast on Eastlink at Eastlink’s discretion.  With the exception of closed meetings held in accordance with the Municipal Act, 2001, meetings are open to the public for attendance in-person.  Where possible, meetings are livestreamed and the recordings are saved for public viewing on the City’s website at: https://www.greatersudbury.ca/agendas.


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The Accessibility Advisory Panel was invited by Councillor Landry-Altmann.  The presentation by Alicia Chenier, Vice-Chair, will provide an annual update.

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The presentation by Kendra MacIsaac and Jeff MacIntyre,Co-Chairs, Downtown Sudbury BIA, will provide an annual update.

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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, 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, 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, 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 provides a recommendation regarding the disbursement of the Canada/Ontario Community Housing Initiative (COCHI), Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI), and Canada/Ontario Housing Benefit (COHB) funding and outlines the Community Housing Renewal Strategy 2024-2025 planned allocation received from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH).

This report provides a recommendation regarding a housekeeping amendment to the Sign By-law 2021-111.

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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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2024-82


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Confirm the Proceedings of Council at its Meeting of May 28, 2024


2024-83


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Authorize the General Manager of Corporate Services to Secure Debt Financing to Support the Downtown Event Centre Financing Requirements


City Council Resolution #CC2024-78


This By-law delegates authority to negotiate terms and sign documentation to obtain financing to support the Downtown Event Centre pending approval of such financing terms by Council.


2024-84


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Write-Off for Accounting Purposes Outstanding Provincial Offences Fines Deemed Uncollectible


City Council Resolution #CC2024-96


This by-law authorizes the write-off, for accounting purposes, of $148,176.67 in uncollectible POA fines.


2024-85


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Authorize the Payment of Grants from the Healthy Community Initiative Fund, Various Wards


Community and Emergency Services Committee Resolutions #CES2024-09 and #CES2023-19


This by-law authorizes grants funded through the Healthy Community Initiative Fund for various Wards.


2024-86


By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Close Part of Unopened Carina Drive in Hanmer Described as Part of PIN 73508-1160(LT) being Parts 1 and 2 on Plan 53R-22011


Planning Committee Resolution  #PL2023-14


This by-law closes up part of an unopened road to make the lands available for sale.


2024-87


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Authorize the Sale of Part of Closed Carina Drive, Hanmer Described as Part of PIN 73508-1160(LT) being Parts 1 and 2 on Plan 53R-22011 to 2380363 Ontario Limited


Planning Committee Resolution #PL2024-32


2024-88P


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Adopt Official Plan Amendment No. 133 to the Official Plan for the City of Greater Sudbury


Planning Committee Resolution #PL2023-162


This by-law authorizes a site specific amendment from Rural to Town Centre. 


2024-89Z


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Amend By-law 2010-100Z being the Comprehensive Zoning By-law for the City of Greater Sudbury


Planning Committee Resolution #PL2024-42


This by-law rezones the subject lands to facilitate the severance of the subject lands and its addition to the lands located at 241 Second Avenue, zoned R3-1.D35 - Health Sciences North - 0 Keen Street, Sudbury.


2024-90Z


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Amend By-law 2010-100Z being the Comprehensive Zoning By-law for the City of Greater Sudbury


Planning Committee Resolution #PL2024-43


This by-law rezones the subject lands to “R3(98)”, Medium Density Residential Special to permit eight (8) row dwelling units and the associated relief requested – 2538085 Ontario Inc. - 71 Lasalle Boulevard, Sudbury.


2024-91Z


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Amend By-law 2010-100Z being the Comprehensive Zoning By-law for the City of Greater Sudbury


Planning Committee Resolution #PL2024-44


This by-law rezones the subject lands to H(58.59) M3”, Heavy Industrial with Holding Provisions. The holding provisions relate to improvements to Duhamel Road and availability of connection to municipal wastewater services – 1930115 Ontario Ltd. - 0 Duhamel Road, Lively

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As presented by Mayor Lefebvre:

WHEREAS the Greater Sudbury community recently experienced the loss of Council members in Wards 2 and 3, being the late Councillor Michael Vagnini and the late Councillor Gerry Montpellier, respectively;

AND WHEREAS the deceased Councillors were strong advocates who demonstrated a passion and unwavering dedication for the wards they represented;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT in recognition for their commitment and dedication to the community, the City of Greater Sudbury approves the naming of the Community Hall located in the T.M. Davies Community Centre and Arena to the Michael Vagnini Community Hall and the renaming of the Whitson River Trail to the Gerry Montpellier Trail.

As presented by Councillor Landry-Altmann:


WHEREAS the City of Greater Sudbury is committed to and will continue to work towards making its facilities, programs and services accessible to all citizens;


AND WHEREAS it is the goal of the City of Greater Sudbury to ensure an “inclusive and accessible community for all residents, while maintaining the respect and dignity of every person that works, lives, visits and plays in our City” as stated in the City of Greater Sudbury 2015-2018 and 2019-2027 Corporate Strategic Plan;


AND WHEREAS the City of Greater Sudbury 2022-2027 Multi-Year Accessibility Plan demonstrates the City’s commitment to build upon its previous Accessibility and Corporate Strategic Plans to ensure it is offering its citizens accessible customer services, accessible community mobility, access to recreation, accessible transportation, accessibility educational awareness and accessible communication strategies that will assist the City in achieving its long-term goals that align with the provincial legislation of an accessible Ontario by 2025;


AND WHEREAS The City of Greater Sudbury continues to develop policies and procedures as required by the legislation to ensure the accessible and equitable delivery of municipal programs, services, and facilities;


AND WHEREAS in order to not only meet but exceed our goal of ensuring an inclusive and accessible community for all, assistance from and consultation with the Accessibility Advisory Panel for all new projects, programs and services should be a fundamental part of the planning process at the outset and throughout;


AND WHEREAS every project, program and service should be viewed through an accessibility lens;


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that staff be directed to prepare an accessibility consultation policy for City Council’s review and approval by the end of September, 2024. 

As presented by Councillor Leduc:


WHEREAS the Integrity Commissioner received a Code of Conduct complaint about Councillor Bill Leduc’s cellular service charges for 2022 and 2023 claiming waste, abuse and extravagance in the provision or use of public resources related to roaming charges incurred;


AND WHEREAS despite City staff and Councillor Leduc having provided the relevant documentation, by-law and policy clarification required for the Integrity Commissioner to dismiss the complaint at the early stage of the complaint, which could have resulted in limited expense to the taxpayers of Greater Sudbury, the Integrity Commissioner chose to pursue further questions and to bring forward the report to Council which is not required when a complaint is dismissed, incurring additional costs;


AND WHEREAS the Integrity Commissioner is using his power to harass Members of Council during his investigations and when presenting his reports;


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City Solicitor and Clerk be directed to provide written notice of termination to the City’s Integrity Commissioner, Mr. David Boghosian of Boghosian + Allen LLP, to terminate the agreement upon 180 days’ notice pursuant to the terms of the agreement.


 

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The City's Integrity Commissioner has provided the attached report containing his conclusions regarding a complaint received by him alleging a breach of the Code of Conduct by Councillor Leduc.

This report provides information regarding the modernization of Volunteer Fire Services as requested by City Council on March 9, 2021. The report outlines work to support our volunteer component in the areas of technology, recruitment, mutual aid, and response from home solutions, while some of these initiatives are ongoing others are scheduled to be implemented in 2024.

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