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              8              Wednesday, April 29, 2020 and

Thursday, April 30, 2020

 

 

AT REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN, Wednesday, April 29, 2020

AND THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2020

 

AT A MEETING OF City Council

 

AT 1:30 PM

 

These are considered a draft rendering of the official minutes. Official minutes can be obtained through the Office of the City Clerk once approved.

 

Present:

Mayor Michael Fougere, in the Chair

Councillor Lori Bresciani (Videoconference)

Councillor Sharron Bryce (Videoconference)

Councillor John Findura (Videoconference)

Councillor Jerry Flegel (Videoconference)

Councillor Bob Hawkins (Videoconference)

Councillor Jason Mancinelli (Videoconference)

Councillor Joel Murray (Videoconference)

Councillor Mike O'Donnell (Videoconference)

Councillor Andrew Stevens (Videoconference)

Councillor Barbara Young (Videoconference)

 

Also in Attendance:

City Clerk, Jim Nicol

Deputy City Clerk, Amber Ackerman

City Manager, Chris Holden

City Solicitor, Byron Werry (Videoconference)

Executive Director, Citizen Experience, Innovation & Performance,
Louise Folk (Videoconference)

Executive Director, Citizen Services, Kim Onrait

Executive Director, City Planning & Community Development,
Diana Hawryluk (Videoconference)

Executive Director, Financial Strategy & Sustainability, Barry Lacey (Videoconference)

Superintendent Lorilee Davies, Regina Police Service (Videoconference)

Manager, Traffic Engineering, Faisal Kalim (Videoconference)

Corporate Strategy and Performance Consultant, Jordan Reid (Videoconference)

 

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF AGENDA


Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the agenda for this meeting be approved, as submitted, after adding a brief from Regina Exhibition Association Limited (REAL) regarding CR20-24 Request for Material Alterations to the Evraz Place Site, as item CP20-23,


and that the items and delegations be heard in the order they are called forward by Mayor Fougere.

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Jerry Flegel, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that MN19-3 Request of Province for Public Inquiry - Wascana/Brandt Building be withdrawn.
 

MINUTES APPROVAL

 

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Jerry Flegel, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the minutes for the meetings held on February 26, March 18, March 20 and April 15, 2020 be adopted, as circulated.

 

Pursuant to Section 14(5) of The Procedure Bylaw, the requirement for the Mayor to leave the Chair for the purpose of taking part in the debate was waived as ten of the eleven members of City Council were attending the meeting via teleconference, including the Deputy Mayor.

 

DELEGATIONS, COMMUNICATIONS, ADVERTISED AND PUBLIC NOTICE BYLAWS, AND RELATED REPORTS

CR20-19              Regina Planning Commission:  Zoning Bylaw Amendment Application (PL201900059) Rosewood Park Phase 1, Stage 3

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Approve the Zoning Bylaw Amendment Application to rezone lands within the Rosewood Park Concept Plan, specifically Pt. LSD 2 in SE-09-18-20-W2M, shown in Appendix A-3 as follows:

 

a.      Proposed Parcel E from UH – Urban Holding Zone to RH – Residential High-Rise Zone.

 

2.      Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bylaw to authorize the respective Zoning Bylaw amendment.


Councillor Barbara Young moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the recommendation of Regina Planning Commission contained in the report be concurred in.


DE20-16              Evan Hunchak, Dream Development:  Letter of Support for Regina Humane Society in Harbour Landing

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard. Evan Hunchak, representing Dream Development addressed Council. There were no questions of the delegation.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-20, a report from Regina Planning Commission, respecting the same subject.

DE20-17              Lisa Koch, Regina Humane Society:  Regina Humane Society - Animal Community Centre

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Lisa Koch, representing Regina Humane Society, addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-20, a report from Regina Planning Commission, respecting the same subject.

CR20-20              Regina Planning Commission:  Zoning Bylaw Amendment & Discretionary Use Application (PL201900032) Proposed Agriculture Animal Support - 4900 Parliament Avenue

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Approve the Zoning Bylaw Amendment Application to rezone 4900 Parliament Avenue, being Parcel A2, Plan 102296066, from ML – Mixed Low-Rise Zone to MH – Mixed High-Rise Zone.

 

2.      Approve the discretionary use application for a proposed Agriculture, Animal Support located at 4900 Parliament Avenue, being Parcel A2, Plan 102296066, in the Harbour Landing Neighbourhood.

 

3.      Direct Administration to issue a development permit subject to the following conditions:

 

a.      The development shall be generally consistent with plans attached to this report as Appendix A-3.1 to A-3.2, prepared by Swatt/Miers Architects and dated January 6, 2020.

 

b.      The development shall comply with all applicable standards and regulations in The Regina Zoning Bylaw, 2019.

 

4.      Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bylaws to authorize the respective Zoning Bylaw amendment.

 

Councillor Barbara Young moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the recommendation of Regina Planning Commission contained in the report be concurred in.

CR20-29              Discretionary Use Application (PL201900066) - 2150 Anaquod Road

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.              Approve the discretionary use application for a proposed Car Wash located at 2150 Anaquod Road, being Block F1, Plan 10224978, in Aurora Subdivision.

 

2.              Direct Administration to issue a development permit subject to the following conditions:

 

a.              The development shall be generally consistent with the plans attached to this report as Appendix A-3.1 to A-3.2 inclusive, prepared by Bicorp Design Group and dated November 7, 2019.

 

b.              The development shall comply with all applicable standards and regulations in Regina Zoning Bylaw No. 9250.

 

Councillor Barbara Young moved, seconded by Councillor John Findura, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the recommendation of Regina Planning Commission contained in the report be concurred in.

DE20-18              Andrew Hnatuk, Pattison Outdoor Signs:  Sign Bylaw

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Andrew Hnatuk, representing Pattison Outdoor Signs, addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CM20-9, a report respecting the same subject.

 

DE20-19              Karin Eaton and Carl Weger, Sign Association of Canada:  Sign Bylaw

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Karin Eaton, representing the Sign Association of Canada, addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CM20-9, a report respecting the same subject.

DE20-31              Doug Hudgin, Classic Portable Sign Rentals and Regina Portable Sign Association:  Sign Bylaw

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Doug Hudgin, representing Classic Portable Sign Rentals and the Regina Portable Sign Association, addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CM20-9, a report respecting the same subject.
 

 

CP20-11              Mel McKnight, Outfront Media:  The Sign Bylaw


Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that this communication be received and filed.


 

CM20-9              Sign Bylaw Motion

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Approve the following amendments to The Regina Zoning Bylaw, 2019 (No. 2019-19):

 

·         Reduce the required lot frontage to allow for a second portable sign from 90 metres to 70 metres;

·         Reduce the required separation distance between a portable sign and a permanent billboard from 30 metres to 10 metres;

·         Add the former small sign regulations from Regina Zoning Bylaw No. 9250; and

·         Make minor corrections as identified in Appendix A to this report.

 

2.      Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bylaw to authorize the respective amendments to The Regina Zoning Bylaw, 2019 (No. 2019-19) to be brought forward to the May 27, 2020 meeting of Council following public notice being provided of the proposed bylaw amendments.


Councillor Jason Mancinelli moved, seconded by Councillor Jerry Flegel that the recommendation contained in the report be concurred in.

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani that this matter be referred to the Administration to conduct public consultation on the proposed sign bylaw amendments and report to Regina Planning Commission by Q3 of 2020, and that current licenses be extended to December 31, 2020.

Councillor Bob Hawkins                            Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani                            Yes
Councillor Barbara Young                            No
Councillor Andrew Stevens                            No
Councillor John Findura                            No
Councillor Joel Murray                                          No
Councillor Sharron Bryce                            Yes
Councillor Mike O'Donnell                            No
Councillor Jason Mancinelli                            No
Councillor Jerry Flegel                             No
Mayor Michael Fougere                            No

The motion was put and declared LOST.
 

Councillor Jason Mancinelli                            Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel                             Yes
Councillor Bob Hawkins                            No
Councillor Lori Bresciani                            Yes
Councillor Barbara Young                            Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens                            No
Councillor John Findura                            Yes
Councillor Joel Murray                                          Yes
Councillor Sharron Bryce                            Yes
Councillor Mike O'Donnell                            No
Mayor Michael Fougere                            Yes

The main motion was put and declared CARRIED.
 

2020-11              THE REGINA ZONING 2019 AMENDMENT BYLAW (No.2)

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Barbara Young, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaw No. 2020-11 be read a third time.
Bylaw was read a third and final time.
 

2020-16              THE REGINA ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2020 (No. 4)

2020-17              THE REGINA ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2020 (No. 5)

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2020-16 and 2020-17 be introduced and read a first time.
Bylaws were read a first time.
 

The Clerk indicated that in light of meeting restrictions, interested parties were notified of the bylaw amendments.  Delegations who expressed an interest have addressed City Council.  No one further expressed a desire to address City Council.

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2020-16 and 2020-17 be introduced and read a second time.  Bylaws were read a second time.

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Joel Murray, that City Council hereby consent to Bylaws No. 2020-16 and 2020-17 going to third and final reading at this meeting.

The motion was put and declared CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded Jerry Flegel, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2020-16 and 2020-17  be read a third time.
Bylaws were read a third and final time.
 

DELEGATION, RELATED REPORT AND BYLAW

DE20-20              Micky Schmitz, Colliers International:  Discretionary Use Application PL201900060

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Micky Schmitz, representing Colliers International, addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-21, a report from Regina Planning Commission, respecting the same subject.

CR20-21              Regina Planning Commission:  Discretionary Use Application (PL201900060) – 631 E. Victoria Avenue

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.              Approve the discretionary use application for a proposed Car Wash located at 631 E. Victoria Avenue, being Plan DV270 Block 38B Lot 1-5; Plan DV270 Block 38 Lot 36-40 and Plan DV270 Block: X, in Broders Annex Subdivision.

 

 

2.              Direct Administration to issue a development permit subject to the following conditions:

 

a.              The development shall be generally consistent with the plans attached to this report as Appendix A-3.1 to A-3.3 inclusive, prepared by Howa Architecture and dated November 25, 2019.

 

b.              The development shall comply with all applicable standards and regulations in Regina Zoning Bylaw No. 9250.

 

Councillor Barbara Young moved, seconded by Councillor Jerry Flegel, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the recommendation of Regina Planning Commission contained in the report be concurred in.

 

RECESS
 

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 33 (2.1) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, Mayor Fougere called for a 15 minute recess.
 

Council recessed at 3:46 p.m.
.
 

Council reconvened at 4:01 p.m.

DE20-21              Adolf Rogoschewsky:  CyclingSafety

The delegation was not present. 

Councillor Mike O'Donnell moved, seconded by Councillor Sharron Bryce, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that this communication be received and filed.

DE20-32              Angele Poirier, Bike Regina:  Cycling Safety

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Angele Poirier, representing Bike Regina, addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-22, a report from the Community and Protective Services Committee, respecting the same subject.

 

DE20-33              David Bernakevitch:  Cycling Safety

The delegation was not present. 
 

Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that this communication be received and filed.

 

DE20-34              Ellen McLaughlin:  Cycling Safety

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Ellen McLaughlin addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-22, a report from the Community and Protective Services Committee, respecting the same subject.
 

CM20-10              Helmet Safety Supplementary Report

Recommendation

That this report be received and filed.


Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Sharron Bryce, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that this report be received and filed.

CR20-22              Community and Protective Services Committee:  Cycling Safety

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bylaw that models similar legislation in other Canadian jurisdictions requiring that all cyclists of all ages wear Canadian Standards Association (CSA) approved helmets while cycling on all roads within the City of Regina subject to a fine of $29 (twenty-nine dollars) for each infraction of this bylaw.

 

2.      Implement an education awareness campaign, as outlined in “Motorist and Cycling Distance - Option 2”.

 

3.      Implement a communication plan to educate residents on the benefit of wearing helmets and the use of additional safety equipment on bicycles, as outlined in “Helmets and Cycling Safety - Option B”.

 

4.      Direct Administration to prepare a report to be brought back to the Community and Protective Services Committee on April 8, 2020 with respect to requiring motorists to maintain a distance of 1.5 metres when passing a cyclist with a speed higher than 50 kilometres per hour, and one metre when passing a cyclist with a speed of 50 kilometres per hour or less.

 

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Sharron Bryce, that City Council:

 

1.              Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bylaw that models similar legislation in other Canadian jurisdictions requiring that all cyclists of all ages wear Canadian Standards Association (CSA) approved helmets while cycling on all roads within the City of Regina subject to a fine of $29 (twenty-nine dollars) for each infraction of this bylaw.
 

2.              Implement an education awareness campaign, as outlined in “Motorist and Cycling Distance - Option 2”.
 

3.              Implement a communication plan to educate residents on the benefit of wearing helmets and the use of additional safety equipment on bicycles, as outlined in “Helmets and Cycling Safety - Option B”.

 

4.      Direct Administration to prepare a report to be brought back to the Community and Protective Services Committee in Q3 of 2020 with respect to requiring motorists to maintain a distance of 1.5 metres when passing a cyclist with a speed higher than 50 kilometres per hour, and one metre when passing a cyclist with a speed of 50 kilometres per hour or less.
 

(Councillor Stevens requested that Recommendation #1 be voted on separately.)


The Clerk called the vote on Recommendation #1:
 

Councillor Bob Hawkins                            Yes
Councillor Barbara Young                            No
Councillor Andrew Stevens                            No
Councillor Lori Bresciani                            No
Councillor John Findura                            No
Councillor Joel Murray                                          No
Councillor Sharron Bryce                            Yes
Councillor Mike O'Donnell                            No
Councillor Jason Mancinelli                            No
Councillor Jerry Flegel                             No
Mayor Michael Fougere                            Yes
 

The motion was put and declared LOST.
 

(Councillor Findura left the meeting.)
 

The Clerk called the vote on Recommendations #2, #3 and #4:
 

Councillor Bob Hawkins                            No
Councillor Barbara Young                            No
Councillor Andrew Stevens                            Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani                            Yes
Councillor Joel Murray                                          Yes
Councillor Sharron Bryce                            Yes
Councillor Mike O'Donnell                            Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli                            Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel                             Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere                            No
 

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.
 

2020-26              THE REGINA TRAFFIC AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2020

Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, seconded by Councillor Jason Mancinelli, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaw No. 2020-26 be withdrawn.

Councillor Andrew Stevens                            Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli                            Yes
Councillor Bob Hawkins                            No
Councillor Barbara Young                            Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani                            Yes
Councillor Joel Murray                                          Yes
Councillor Sharron Bryce                            No
Councillor Mike O'Donnell                            Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel                             Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere                            Yes
 

DE20-22              Catherine Gibson:  Plan To End Homelessness

DE20-23              Evelyn Tischer:  Plan To End Homelessness

The delegations were not present. 

Councillor Mike O'Donnell moved, seconded by Councillor Joel Murray, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that DE20-22 Catherine Gibson: Plan to End Homelessness and DE20-23 Evelyn Tischer: Plan to end Homelessness be received and filed.
 

DE20-24              Peter Gilmer:  Plan To End Homelessness

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard. Peter Gilmer, representing the Anti-Poverty Ministry, addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-23, a report from the Mayor's Housing Commission, respecting the same subject.


DE20-25              Sarah Cummings-Truszkowski:  Plan To End Homelessness

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard. Sarah Cummings-Truszkowski addressed Council.  There were no questions of the delegation.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-23, a report from the Mayor's Housing Commission, respecting the same subject.

DE20-35              Florence Stratton:  Plan To End Homelessness

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard. Florence Stratton addressed Council.  There were no questions of the delegation.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-23, a report from the Mayor's Housing Commission, respecting the same subject.

DE20-26              Shelagh Malloy:  Plan To End Homelessness

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard. Shelagh Malloy addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-23, a report from the Mayor's Housing Commission, respecting the same subject.
 

CR20-23              Mayor's Housing Commission:  Plan to End Homelessness: City of Regina Alignment

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.            Endorse the Plan to End Homelessness and affirm the City of Regina’s role in homelessness as described in the Plan to End Homelessness and this report.

 

2.            Direct Administration to contribute $20,000 to the Systems Planning Organization, as selected by the Regina Homelessness Community Advisory Board in 2020 for coordination of the Plan to End Homelessness and include future requests within the annual budget process.

 

3.            Delegate authority to the Executive Director, City Planning & Community Development to negotiate a funding agreement with the Systems Planning Organization.

 

4.            Call upon the provincial and federal governments to endorse and fully finance the Plan to End Homelessness.

 

5.            Direct Administration to develop a Housing and Homelessness stream with funding options to be considered through the 2021 budget process.

 

Mayor Michael Fougere stepped down to introduce the report.
Councillor Bob Hawkins assumed the Chair.

Mayor Michael Fougere moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, that the recommendation of the Mayor's Housing Commission contained in the report be concurred in.
 

Mayor Michael Fougere returned to the Chair.
 

(Councillor Findura returned to the meeting.)


Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor Joel Murray, that Administration “develop a housing stream of $2 million dollars” to be reflected in recommendation #5.

Councillor Andrew Stevens                            Yes
Councillor Joel Murray                                          No
Councillor Bob Hawkins                            No
Councillor Barbara Young                            No
Councillor Lori Bresciani                            Yes
Councillor John Findura                            No
Councillor Sharron Bryce                            No
Councillor Mike O'Donnell                            No
Councillor Jason Mancinelli                            Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel                             No
Mayor Michael Fougere                            No

The motion was put and declared LOST.

Councillor Lori Bresciani moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor Barbara Young, that Administration work with community partners, non-profit organizations, the private sector and others to develop a capital campaign to help raise awareness and funding for homelessness in Regina.

Councillor Jason Mancinelli, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the meeting continue and not adjourn at 6:20 p.m.

Councillor Jason Mancinelli                            Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani                            Yes
Councillor Bob Hawkins                            Yes
Councillor Barbara Young                            Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens                            Yes
Councillor John Findura                            Yes
Councillor Joel Murray                                          Yes
Councillor Sharron Bryce                            Yes
Councillor Mike O'Donnell                            Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel                             Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere                            Yes

The Clerk called the vote on Councillor Bresciani's amendment.

Councillor Lori Bresciani                            Yes
Councillor Barbara Young                            No
Councillor Bob Hawkins                            No
Councillor Andrew Stevens                            Yes
Councillor John Findura                            Yes
Councillor Joel Murray                                          Yes
Councillor Sharron Bryce                            No
Councillor Mike O'Donnell                            No
Councillor Jason Mancinelli                            No
Councillor Jerry Flegel                             Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere                            No

The motion was put and declared LOST.

The Clerk called the vote on the main motion.

Mayor Michael Fougere                            Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens                            Yes
Councillor Barbara Young                            Yes
Councillor Bob Hawkins                            Yes
Councillor John Findura                            Yes
Councillor Joel Murray                                          Yes
Councillor Sharron Bryce                            Yes
Councillor Mike O'Donnell                            Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli                            Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel                             Yes
 

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.
 

 

RECESS
 

Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the meeting recess to a date later this week, to be determined by the City Clerk.
 

Councillor Bob Hawkins                            Yes
Councillor Barbara Young                            Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens                            Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani                            Yes
Councillor John Findura                            Yes
Councillor Joel Murray                                          Yes
Councillor Sharron Bryce                            Yes
Councillor Mike O'Donnell                            Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli                            Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel                             Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere                            Yes


Council recessed at 6:56 p.m.
 

 

Council reconvened at 10:00 a.m. on April 30, 2020, in the absence of Councillor Bryce.

 

DELEGATIONS, COMMUNICATIONS AND RELATED MOTIONS

DE20-27              Nic Skulski:  Co-op Refinery and Unifor

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Nic Skulski addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of MN20-1, a Motion from Councillor Andrew Stevens respecting the same subject.

DE20-36              Carla McCrie:  Co-op Refinery and Unifor

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Carla McCrie addressed Council.  There were no questions of the delegation.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of MN20-1, a Motion from Councillor Andrew Stevens respecting the same subject.
 

CP20-12              Andrea Jordan:  Co-op Refinery and Unifor

CP20-13              Brad Collins:  Co-op Refinery and Unifor

CP20-14              Bryan Dubord:  Co-op Refinery and Unifor

CP20-15              Colette Jean:  Co-op Refinery and Unifor

CP20-16              Dean Funke:  Co-op Refinery and Unifor

CP20-17              Jeff Hannan:  Co-op Refinery and Unifor

CP20-18              Jeff Strain:  Co-op Refinery and Unifor

CP20-19              Jeremy Strass:  Co-op Refinery and Unifor

CP20-20              Jesse Anderson:  Co-op Refinery and Unifor

CP20-21              Mike Santangelo:  Co-op Refinery and Unifor

CP20-22              Nathan Fazakas:  Co-op Refinery and Unifor


Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that communications CP20-12, CP20-13, CP20-14, CP20-15, CP20-16, CP20-17, CP20-18, CP20-19, CP20-20, CP20-21 and CP20-22 be received and filed.

MN20-1              Councillor Andrew Stevens:  Co-operative Refinery Complex (CRC)-Unifor Local 594 Dispute

Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that City Council call upon the Provincial Government to use all of the tools at its disposal, up to and including legislation, that ends the lockout on the terms recommended by the Special Mediator, Vince Ready, or legislation that allows for third party binding arbitration, to secure an equitable resolution to the dispute between the parties.

Councillor Andrew Stevens                            Yes
Councillor Bob Hawkins                            Yes
Councillor Barbara Young                            Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani                            Yes
Councillor John Findura                            Yes
Councillor Joel Murray                                          Yes
Councillor Mike O'Donnell                            Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli                            Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel                             Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere                            No

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.
 

DE20-28              Ron Fillleul:  CNIB/Brandt Building Proposal

The delegation was not present.

 

Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that this communication be received and filed.

DE20-29              Bob Huber: CNIB/Brandt Building Proposal

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Bob Huber addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of MN20-2, a Motion from Councillor Bob Hawkins and Councillor Andrew Stevens respecting the same subject.

DE20-30              Christall Beaudry: CNIB/Brandt Building Proposal

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Christall Beaudry, representing CNIB Foundation, addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of MN20-2, a Motion from Councillor Bob Hawkins and Councillor Andrew Stevens respecting the same subject.
 

 

RECESS
 

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Jason Mancinelli, that the meeting recess at 12:04 p.m., for 30 minutes.

Councillor Jerry Flegel                             Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli                            Yes
Councillor Barbara Young                            No
Councillor Bob Hawkins                            Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens                            No
Councillor Lori Bresciani                            No
Councillor John Findura                            No
Councillor Joel Murray                                          No
Councillor Mike O'Donnell                            Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere                            Yes

The motion was put and declared LOST.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Jason Mancinelli, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the meeting recess at 12:10 p.m., for 30 minutes.

Councillor Jerry Flegel                             Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli                            Yes
Councillor Barbara Young                            Yes
Councillor Bob Hawkins                            Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens                            Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani                            Yes
Councillor John Findura                            No
Councillor Joel Murray                                          Yes
Councillor Mike O'Donnell                            Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere                            Yes
 

The meeting recessed at 12:10 p.m.

 

 

The meeting reconvened at 12:40 p.m.
 

MN20-2              Councillor Bob Hawkins and Councillor Andrew Stevens:  Public Consultation regarding the CNIB/Brandt Building Proposal


Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that:
 

1.      Regina City Council recommend to the Provincial Capital Commission that it publish a “detailed public consultation plan” as recommended by the Provincial Auditor; and
 

2.      A public consultation process be undertaken in accordance with the said “detailed public consultation plan,” for the complete building, including both the CNIB portion and all other portions of the building, in a timely fashion, such that the feedback from the consultation process can be considered by the PCC Board and its advisors as part of the decision-making process.
 

Councillor Bob Hawkins                            Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens                            Yes
Councillor Barbara Young                            Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani                            No
Councillor John Findura                            No
Councillor Joel Murray                                          Yes
Councillor Mike O'Donnell                            Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli                            Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel                                          No
Mayor Michael Fougere                            No

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.
 

MN19-4              Councillor Barbara Young and Councillor Mike O'Donnell:  Provincial Capital Commission Transparency

Recommendation

1.              Regina City Council requests the Government of Saskatchewan, as the landowner of the property leased to CNIB and through CNIB to Brandt Industries, provide:

 

·         The processes required for development of any property in Wascana Centre as outlined in the Wascana Centre Master Plan 2016;

·         The processes that have been completed in reference to the Government owned property currently leased to CNIB and leased by CNIB to Brandt Industries; and,

·         The processes that have yet to be completed as required by the Wascana Centre Master Plan and the requirements outlined by the Provincial Capital Commission Board.

 

2.              This information and any other development in Wascana Centre be available to the public including on the Wascana Centre website.

 

3.              The Government of Saskatchewan share with the public, on an ongoing basis, the major work of the Provincial Capital Commission and the PCC Board, including regular updates of any development planned for Wascana Centre and the ongoing care of Wascana Centre as prescribed by the Wascana Centre Master Plan 2016.


Councillor Barbara Young moved, seconded by Councillor Mike O’Donnell, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that:
 

1.      Regina City Council requests the Government of Saskatchewan, as the landowner of the property leased to CNIB and through CNIB to Brandt Industries, provide:
 

·         The processes required for development of any property in Wascana Centre as outlined in the Wascana Centre Master Plan 2016;

·         The processes that have been completed in reference to the Government owned property currently leased to CNIB and leased by CNIB to Brandt Industries; and

·         The processes that have yet to be completed as required by the Wascana Centre Master Plan and the requirements outlined by the Provincial Capital Commission Board. This information and any other development in Wascana Centre be available to the public including on the Wascana Centre website.
 

2.                    This information and any other development in Wascana Centre be available to the public including on the Wascana Centre website.

 

3.      The Government of Saskatchewan share with the public, on an ongoing basis, the major work of the Provincial Capital Commission and the PCC Board, including regular updates of any development planned for Wascana Centre and the ongoing care of Wascana Centre as prescribed by the Wascana Centre Master Plan 2016.

 

4.                    That the Chief Executive Officer of the Provincial Capital Commission be invited to provide a presentation to City Council outlining the actions taken to date as outlined in recommendations 1, 2 and 3, at its regular meeting on Wednesday, May 27, 2020.

 

Councillor Barbara Young                            Yes
Councillor Mike O'Donnell                            Yes
Councillor Bob Hawkins                            Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens                            Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani                            Yes
Councillor John Findura                            Yes
Councillor Joel Murray                                          Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli                            Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel                                          Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere                            Yes
 

 

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT AND RELATED BYLAW

CM20-11              The COVID-19 Pandemic Bylaw

Recommendation

That City Council approve The COVID-19 Pandemic Bylaw, 2020 to amend the timelines and requirements set out in the bylaws identified in this report.


Councillor Mike O'Donnell moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the recommendation contained in the report be concurred in.

 

2020-27              THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC BYLAW, 2020

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Mike O'Donnell, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaw No. 2020-27 be introduced and read a first time.
Bylaw was read a first time.

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaw No. 2020-27 be introduced and read a second time.  Bylaw was read a second time.

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Joel Murray, that City Council hereby consent to Bylaw No. 2020-27 going to third and final reading at this meeting.

The motion was put and declared CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded Councillor Jerry Flegel, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaw No. 2020-27 be read a third time.
Bylaw was read a third and final time.
 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

CP20-23              Tim Reid, REAL:  Request for Material Alteration to the Evraz Place

Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that this communication be received and filed.

CR20-24              Request for Material Alterations to the Evraz Place Site

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Authorize the Regina Exhibition Association Limited to pursue Material Alterations to the Evraz Place site for development of commercial opportunities which are aligned with their 2020-2035 Strategic Plan (PPC20-3) presented to City Council at the
February 19, 2020 Priorities & Planning Committee meeting.

 

2.      Delegate authority to the City Manager to sign any required planning permits on behalf of the City of Regina, as the landowner, to initiate the planning process for proposed commercial developments on the Regina Exhibition Association Limited’s site.

 

3.      Require any lease terms negotiated with third parties as a result of any developments be brought forward to City Council for approval.


Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, seconded by Councillor John Findura, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the recommendation of Executive Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

CR20-25              Southeast Joint Use Facility

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Delegate authority to the City Manager to negotiate and approve a Memorandum of Understanding, funding agreement and any other ancillary agreements required to initiate a feasibility study of a joint use facility in southeast Regina between City of Regina, Regina Public Schools, Regina Catholic Schools, the YMCA of Regina and any other interested party within approved budget up to $25,000.

 

2.      Direct the City Clerk to sign the funding and any other ancillary agreements on behalf of the City of Regina, upon review and approval of the City Solicitor.

 

Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, seconded by Councillor Jerry Flegel, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the recommendation of Executive Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

CR20-26              Buffalo Pound Appointment of Directors

Recommendation

That City Council authorize the Executive Director, Financial Strategy & Sustainability, as the City’s proxy, to exercise the City’s voting rights at the upcoming Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Corporation (BPWTC) membership meeting to elect the following individuals to the Board of Directors for a three-year term, ending April 2023:

 

·         Ben Boots (re-appointment)

·         Daryl Posehn (re-appointment)

·         Patricia Warsaba (new appointment)

 

Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the recommendation of Executive Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

 

CR20-27              2020 Appointment to the School Board/City Council Liaison Committee and Nominations to the Regina Airport Authority

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Appoint Regina Catholic School Board Representative Ray Arscott to the School Board/City Council Liaison Committee for a term of office effective April 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020;

 

2.      Nominate the following individuals to the Regina Airport Authority for a term of office as indicated below:

 

·         Ms. Renu Kapoor                                          May 1, 2020 – April 30, 2023

·         Mr. Pat McGinn                                          May 1, 2020 – April 30, 2023

·         Mr. Nick Langshaw                            May 1, 2020 – April 30, 2023;

 

3.      Approve the appointments to each committee and authority to continue to hold office for the term indicated for each vacancy or until their successors are appointed.

 

Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, seconded by Councillor Joel Murray, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that City Council:
 

1.      Appoint Regina Catholic School Board Representative Ray Arscott to the School Board/City Council Liaison Committee for a term of office effective May 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020;
 

2.      Nominate the following individuals to the Regina Airport Authority for a term of office as indicated below:

 

·         Ms. Renu Kapoor              May 1, 2020 - April 30, 2023

·         Mr. Pat McGinn              May 1, 2020 - April 30, 2023

·         Mr. Nick Langshaw              May 1, 2020 - April 30, 2023;
 

3.      Approve the appointments to each committee and authority to continue to hold office for the term indicated for each vacancy or until their successors are appointed.

(Councillor Bresciani left the meeting.)

 

CR20-28              Executive Committee:  Establishing an Elected Official Compensation Review Commission

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Approve a review of Elected Official compensation by:

a.      Appointing a Compensation Review Commission comprised of three citizen members; and

b.      Requiring the Commission to submit its final report and recommendations to the Executive Committee meeting of June 10, 2020, with recommendations receiving final approval by City Council at its June 24, 2020 meeting.

 

2.      Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the required bylaw establishing:

a.      A commission “to conduct a review of City Council’s compensation package and present recommendations to City Council”;

b.      The membership of the commission be comprised of nominees from the following:

·   Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (chair)

·   Saskatchewan Federation of Labour

·   Regina Chamber of Commerce

c.      The terms of appointment to expire at the completion of the review;

d.      Future reviews of Elected Official compensation be subsequently conducted with recommendations and reported to City Council by June 30 in the year prior to every second election term, with any increase taking effect January 1st of the year immediately following the election; and

e.      The City Manager to engage an independent compensation professional to provide the required research and policy review assistance to the review Commission; and

 

3.      Stipulate that any increases would come into effect January 1, 2021

 

4.      Direct the City Solicitor to repeal Bylaw No. 2001-87 The City Council Remuneration Review Commission Bylaw;

 

5.      Item CR18-104 be removed from the list of outstanding items for the Executive Committee.

 

Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, seconded by Councillor Jason Mancinelli that City Council:
 

1.              Approve a review of Elected Official compensation by:
 

a.              Appointing a Compensation Review Commission comprised of three citizen members; and

b.              Requiring the Commission to submit its final report and recommendations to the Executive Committee meeting of August 5, 2020, with recommendations receiving final approval by City Council at its
August 26, 2020 meeting.
 

2.              Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the required bylaw establishing:
 

a.              A commission “to conduct a review of City Council’s compensation package and present recommendations to City Council”;

b.              The membership of the commission be comprised of nominees from the following:

              Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (chair)
              Saskatchewan Federation of Labour
              Regina Chamber of Commerce

c.              The terms of appointment to expire at the completion of the review;

d.              Future reviews of Elected Official compensation be subsequently conducted with recommendations and reported to City Council by June 30 in the year prior to every second election term, with any increase taking effect January 1st of the year immediately following the election; and

e.              The City Manager to engage an independent compensation professional to provide the required research and policy review assistance to the review Commission; and

3.              Stipulate that any increases would come into effect January 1, 2021
 

4.              Direct the City Solicitor to repeal Bylaw No. 2001-87 The City Council Remuneration Review Commission Bylaw;
 

5.              Item CR18-104 be removed from the list of outstanding items for the Executive Committee.
 

(Councillor Bob Hawkins declared a conflict of interest, citing a potential nominee and Chair would be a colleague at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, abstained from discussion and voting, and temporarily left the meeting.)
 

Councillor Andrew Stevens                            Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli                            Yes
Councillor Barbara Young                            Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani                            Yes
Councillor John Findura                            No
Councillor Joel Murray                                          Yes
Councillor Mike O'Donnell                            Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel                                          Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere                            No

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

(Councillor Hawkins returned to the meeting.)

 

 

NOTICE OF MOTION

MN20-3              Councillor Bob Hawkins:  Checkout Bag Bylaw

Councillor Bob Hawkins gave written notice that at the May 27, 2020 meeting of City Council he intends to make the following recommendation that:
 

1.              The City Solicitor be directed to prepare a bylaw that includes the following regulations:
 

a.              prohibiting retail businesses and food service businesses from providing, distributing, selling or using plastic checkout bags;

b.              contain exemptions as appropriate and in line with the exemptions contained in similar bylaws adopted by other jurisdictions;

c.              enforcement of this bylaw:

i.              come into effect one year from its adoption to enable retailers and the public to make the necessary preparations; and

ii.              not take place during COVID-19 or any other related health emergency; and

 

2.              The Administration undertake a public education campaign to inform retailers and residents of the reasons for, and content of, the said bylaw.
 

ENQUIRIES

EN20-1              Councillor Andrew Stevens:  Renewable Regina

Councillor Andrew Stevens, pursuant to Section 31 of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, lodged the following enquiry respecting the above-noted subject, with a response to appear on the May 27, 2020 City Council meeting agenda:
 

1.              In relation to item MN18-11 committing the City to becoming 100% renewable by 2050 and in addition to information provided by the Administration in item PPC19-4, will Administration be crafting a framework that covers the municipality as a whole? If so, what is the timeline?

 

2.              If Administration has abandoned its commitment to focusing on the municipality as a whole in relation to the intent of the motion passed on item MN18-11, is an additional Council motion required to again advance this objective?
 

This enquiry is hereby lodged.

 

EN20-2              Councillor Andrew Stevens:  Procurement Policies

Councillor Andrew Stevens, Councillor Lori Bresciani and Councillor Jason Mancinelli, pursuant to Section 31 of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, lodged the following enquiry respecting the above-noted subject, with a response to appear on the May 27, 2020 City Council meeting agenda:
 

1.      In light of the economic hardship caused by COVID-19 on the provincial economy, does the City of Regina have the authority to give preference to Regina or Saskatchewan based companies to procure goods and services? If so, how do we exercise that authority in the RFP and procurement process?

 

2.      What percentage of contracts procured by the City are with Saskatchewan-based companies?

 

3.              What would be the implications of privileging local companies in the procurement process?


This enquiry is hereby lodged.
 

ADJOURNMENT


Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the meeting adjourn.

The meeting adjourned at 1:56 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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