City Council
Agenda

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Tom Davies Square

Mayor Brian Bigger, Chair

 

12:30 p.m.  Closed Session, Committee Room C-12 / Electronic Participation

2:00 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 item regarding property on Highway 17 West, Worthington in accordance with the Municipal Act, 2001, par. 239(2)(c).

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The Sudbury Multicultural and Folk Arts Association was invited by Councillor Landry-Altmann. This presentation by Bela Ravi, President, will provide an update on their achievements. 

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, resolution AC2022-7, all of which are found at
https://www.greatersudbury.ca/agendas. 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, resolutions CS2022-4 to CS2022-6, all of which are found at https://www.greatersudbury.ca/agendas. Any questions regarding the resolutions should be directed to Councillor McCausland, Chair, Community Services Committee.

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

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Council will consider, by way of one resolution, resolutions ES2022-2 to ES2022-3 all of which are found at https://www.greatersudbury.ca/agendas. Any questions regarding the resolutions should be directed to Councillor Montpellier, Chair, Emergency Services 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 these resolutions should be directed to Councillor Jakubo, Chair, Finance and Administration Committee.

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Council will consider, by way of one resolution, resolutions HC2022-3, all of which are found at https://www.greatersudbury.ca/agendas. 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, resolutions OP2022-16 to OP2022-19, all of which are found at https://www.greatersudbury.ca/agendas. Any questions regarding the resolutions should be directed to Councillor McIntosh, Chair, Operations 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 these resolutions should be directed to Councillor McIntosh, Chair, Operations Committee.

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Council will consider, by way of one resolution, resolutions PL2022-84 to PL2022-86 and PL2022-88 to PL2022-91, all of which are found at https://www.greatersudbury.ca/agendas. Any questions regarding the resolutions should be directed to Councillor Kirwan, Chair, Planning 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 Kirwan, 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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A report to follow will provide an update on several key aspects of the development of the Greater Sudbury Event Centre Project at the Kingsway Entertainment District.

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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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2022-116


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Confirm the Proceedings of Council at its Special Meetings of June 28th, 2022 and its Regular Meeting of July 12th, 2022


2022-117


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


Finance & Administration Committee Resolution #FA2022-30


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


2022-118


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Delegate Certain Authority to the Chief Administrative Officer During the Election Period


Refer to Report under Correspondent for Information Only


This by-law is to ensure certain actions of Council not be delayed during the election period pursuant to Section 275, Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001 C.25.


2022-119


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Authorize the Purchase of 203 Shaughnessy Street, Sudbury described as PIN 73584-0233 (LT), Lot 242, Plan 2SA, Township of McKim from Prime Property Inc.


Planning Committee Resolution #PL2022-64


2022-120


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Amend By-law 2019-191 being a By-law for the City of Greater Sudbury to Appoint Members to the Downtown Sudbury Board of Management for Central Business District Improvement Area


City Council Resolution #CC2022-170


2022-121


A By-law of the City of Greater Sudbury to Authorize the Sale of Vacant Land East of Belisle Drive, in the Valley East Industrial Park Described as Part of PINs 73501-2249(LT) and PIN 73501-2247(LT), being Parts 1, 2 and 3 on 53R-21683 to 1000048102 Ontario Limited


Planning Committee Meeting Resolution #PL2022-22

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As presented by Councillors McIntosh and Landry-Altmann:


WHEREAS Greater Sudbury is building and fostering a welcoming city that offers outstanding opportunity, wellness and value; 


AND WHEREAS conflict and climate emergencies have displaced communities globally and Canada is positioned as a safe and desirable destination for many families; 


AND WHEREAS Greater Sudbury is a community that has welcomed newcomers since its earliest days; 


AND WHEREAS more recently conflict in Ukraine and in other regions has spurred calls for support from the City, community organizations and service agencies to assist incoming displaced individuals and families to rebuild homes, find jobs and support their children here in our community;


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Greater Sudbury direct staff to provide quarterly updates to Council on the status of efforts to support newcomers and displaced peoples in our community as part of regular reporting.


 

As presented by Councillors Landry-Altmann and McIntosh:


WHEREAS Greater Sudbury is one of the most diverse, multilingual, and multicultural communities in Canada;


AND WHEREAS immigration is a stated priority of the City and a crucial component of the community's workforce development, talent attraction and investment attraction goals;


AND WHEREAS newcomers must be supported in their integration process into the community and the successful retention of these new residents depends on a strong network of settlement organizations and service providers;


AND WHEREAS the Sudbury Multicultural and Folk Arts Association (SMFAA) provides support and services for the settlement of newcomers with programming including adapting to life in Northern Ontario, language training, translation services, cross-cultural education and vocational counselling and is a member of the Local Immigration Partnership and a part of Greater Sudbury's extensive network of organizations, agencies and institutions providing settlement services;


AND WHEREAS SMFAA has sought and received one-time grants from the City of Greater Sudbury in past years and requires permanent, sustainable operational funding to continue its work over the long term;


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Greater Sudbury directs staff, subject to a business plan presented by SMFAA that illustrates its approach for organizational and financial sustainability, to present a business case for Council's consideration during its 2023 budget deliberations to provide an annual operating grant to the Sudbury Multicultural and Folk Arts Association that includes requirements for service planning and results reporting.

As presented by Councillor Montpellier:


WHEREAS the Onaping Falls Community Centre offers a number of leisure and recreation programs, some free of charge;


AND WHEREAS local residents rely on this facility for safe, inclusive, accessible and affordable play opportunities to support the well-being of families and individuals of all ages;


AND WHEREAS the Onaping Falls Community Centre is in need of some crucial repairs and maintenance including the building's roof and windows to name a few, in order to extend its life expectancy;


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Greater Sudbury directs staff to present a business case for Council's consideration during the 2023 budget deliberations to fund the facility upgrades and repairs identified for the Onaping Falls Community Centre in the Building Condition Assessments.

As presented by Councillors Landry-Altmann and Sizer:


WHEREAS section 100.1(1) of the Municipal Act, 2001 provides that a municipality may, in respect of land not owned or occupied by the municipality, regulate or prohibit the parking or leaving of motor vehicles without the consent of the owner of the land;


AND WHEREAS section 128 of the Municipal Act, 2001 provides that a local municipality may prohibit and regulate with respect to public nuisances, including matters that, in the opinion of Council are or could become public nuisances;


AND WHEREAS in the opinion of Council for the City of Greater Sudbury, the act of parking, standing or stopping a vehicle on a front yard, side yard or boulevard is or could become a public nuisance;


AND WHEREAS section 425 of the Municipal Act, 2001 establishes that any person who contravenes any by-law of the municipality is guilty of an offence;


AND WHEREAS section 439 of the Municipal Act, 2001 provides that the owner of a vehicle is guilty of an offence even if the owner is not the driver of the vehicle, where a vehicle has been left parked, stopped or standing in contravention of a by-law;


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Greater Sudbury directs that staff present a by-law for Council’s consideration that regulates parking in unauthorized areas, namely in front and side yards, except as otherwise permitted by the City’s Zoning By-law, within the City of Greater Sudbury at the August 9, 2022 meeting of City Council.
 

As presented by Councillor Landry-Altmann:


WHEREAS a watermain replacement and road rehabilitation project on Sparks Street between Roy Avenue and Barrydowne Road is scheduled to commence this summer;


AND WHEREAS the project design does not contemplate urbanization or a complete street design with sidewalk;


AND WHEREAS residents of the area wish to have a sidewalk on the north side of the street instead of the open ditches;


AND WHEREAS public consultation on the Complete Street Design Guidelines is currently underway;


AND WHEREAS the Sparks Street project should be reviewed through the Complete Streets lens before proceeding;


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Greater Sudbury directs staff to delay the project, cancel the tender for the Sparks Street watermain replacement and road rehabilitation project and work on a design which contemplates the Complete Street Guidelines;


AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that staff be directed to present a report to the Operations Committee to explain the impacts of urbanizing the project, seek additional funding for the project through the 2023 Budget and retender the project in 2023.

As presented by Councillor McCausland:


WHEREAS there are a variety of different community signs across Greater Sudbury that were created by the former municipalities that make up our City;


WHEREAS there is no established framework for maintenance, renewal, or updating of community signs, despite them contributing to the identity and pride of our community of communities; 


AND WHEREAS the development of visually-appealing community signs offers opportunities for people to feel connection with their neighbourhood, and can also provide tourism assets for promotion of our City;


THEREFORE, be it resolved that staff of the City of Greater Sudbury be directed to develop a framework and associated policies for community signs on municipal land that addresses the desires of community groups to maintain, renew and update existing community signs or to create new community signage, and that staff bring a report with recommendations and potential bylaw amendments to Council in Q2 of 2023; 


AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT, in the interim and while that framework is being developed, staff be directed to work with the Azilda Community Action Network in support of the creation of a new community sign in Azilda, pending the approval of their Healthy Community Initiative (HCI) funding application of $22,000 and the confirmation of an appropriate regular sign maintenance funding plan.

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This report provides an update on the City's initiatives related to Indigenous Relations and provides a response to Council's request for appropriate language that could be used for a land acknowledgement in the municipal context in Greater Sudbury.

This report provides information regarding Section 275 of the Municipal Act, 2001 which restricts the actions of Council in certain circumstances during an election.

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