City Council
Agenda

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Tom Davies Square

Tom Davies Square

Mayor Paul Lefebvre, Chair

 

*REVISED 

 

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) 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)(c) and (i).

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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, Future-Ready Development Services Ad-Hoc Committee resolutions, which will be posted online following the meeting. Any questions regarding the resolutions should be directed to Mayor Lefebvre, Chair, Future-Ready Development Services Ad-Hoc Committee.

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This report and presentation provides information regarding the 2022 Annual Report of the City of Greater Sudbury Community Development Corporation, operating as the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation, or GSDC.

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Council will consider Planning Committee resolution PL2023-123 which was pulled for separate vote during the September 26, 2023 City Council meeting and deferred to October 10, 2023 City Council. The resolution will be posted online following the meeting. Any questions regarding the resolution should be directed to Councillor Cormier, Chair, Planning Committee. 

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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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2023-153


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Confirm the Proceedings of Council at its Meeting of October 10, 2023


2023-154


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 Resolution #CES2023-13


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


2023-155


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Amend By-law 2018-121 being a By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury Respecting the Appointment of Officials of the City


This by-law updates certain appointments to reflect staff changes.


2023-156Z


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 #PL2022-147


This by-law rezones the subject property to "R3”, Medium Density Residential in order to permit medium density residential uses on the vacant surplus portion of a residential lot - 749459 Ontario Limited, Highway 69 North, Hanmer.


2023-157Z


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 #PL2023-120


This by-law rezones the subject property to “R2-2(51)”, Low Density Residential Two Special in order to permit a fourth dwelling unit in a legal existing triplex - Craig Williamson, 1993-1995 Kenwood Street, Sudbury.

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As presented by Councillors Parent, Signoretti, Fortin, Labbee, and Montpellier:


WHEREAS the draft 2024-2025 operating budget presented on September 19th, 2023which is currently under development, requires an average property tax levy increase of 6.3% (net of a 1% assessment growth), which does not meet the 4.7% direction;


AND WHEREAS in the September 19th 2024-2025 Budget Update Report, the “Next Steps” paragraph states “Adjustments will be required to achieve the recommended taxation level such as continuing examination of the following areas:

  • On-going review of contractual obligations
  • Ensure alignment of user fees with approved subsidy levels
  • Continue conversations with Service Partners
  • Review and propose changes to service levels in alignment with "Core Service Review Update”

AND WHEREAS the September 19th 2024-2025 Budget Update Report does not include opportunities to reduce operating expenses through efficiencies that would produce a net cost reduction to the 2024-2025 operating budget by approximately $10.5 million which would not impact service levels or introduce new user fees;


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the City of Greater Sudbury directs the CAO  to include options for operational efficiencies to address the net cost reduction of approximately $10.5 million that would not impact service levels or introduce new user fees in the draft budget to be presented November 15, 2023.

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This report provides information regarding the adoption and implementation of a corporate Frivolous and Vexatious Complaints policy, as identified in the Customer Service Strategy under the Building a Service Culture priority.

This report provides information regarding the Provincial Government’s Housing Target for Greater Sudbury and its relationship to the new Building Faster Fund and Strong Mayor Powers.

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