AT REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN, Tuesday, June 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

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

Executive Director, Citizen Services, Kim Onrait

Executive Director, City Planning & Community Development,
Diana Hawryluk

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

Director, Assessment, Tax & Utility Billing, Deborah Bryden (Videoconference)

Director, Financial Services, June Schultz

Director, Planning & Development Services, Fred Searle (Videoconference)

Director, Sustainable Infrastructure, Karen Gasmo (Videoconference)

Manager, Facilities Building Services, Mike Powell (Videoconference)

Manager, Licensing & Parking Services, Dawn Schikowski

Senior City Planner, Ben Mario (Videoconference)

 

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF AGENDA
 

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Barbara Young, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the agenda for this meeting be approved, as submitted, after adding MN20-10 a Notice of Motion by Councillor Bob Hawkins and all Members of City Council regarding Public Complaints Commission - Civilian Oversight and Community Policing and Community Safety and Well-being, and that notice for Notice of Motion MN20-10 be waived to allow the Motion to be considered at this meeting, and that all the items and delegations be heard in the order they are called forward by Mayor Fougere.

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 Jason Mancinelli              Yes
Councillor Barbara Young              Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel                            Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere              Yes

TABLED DELEGATIONS, PUBLIC NOTICE BYLAWS AND RELATED REPORTS

CR20-52              Regina Planning Commission:  Rosewood Lane Access Overlay - PL202000067

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Approve the application to re-zone the property located at SE1/4 Sec 9, Twp 18, Rge 20, W2 191, Lots 1 - 26, Block 104 & Lots 7-12, Block 103, in the Rosewood Park Subdivision to apply the LA - Lane Access Overlay zone and related amendments as outlined in this report, on the condition that the amendments respecting LA – Lane Access Overlay Zone regulations provided for in Bylaw 2020-33 are adopted by City Council at its June 24, 2020 meeting.

 

2.      Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bylaw.

 

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

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

 

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

2020-33              THE REGINA ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2020 (No. 9)

2020-38              THE REGINA ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW 2020 (No. 11)

2020-39              THE REGINA ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2020 (No. 12)

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Jason Mancinelli, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2020-33, 2020-38 and 2020-39 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.  No one expressed a desire to address City Council.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Sharron Bryce, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2020-33, 2020-38 and 2020-39 be introduced and read a second time.
Bylaws were read a second time.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, that City Council hereby consent to Bylaws No. 2020-33, 2020-38 and 2020-39 going to third and final reading at this meeting.

The motion was put and declared CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2020-33, 2020-38 and 2020-39 be read a third time.
 

Bylaws were read a third and final time.

2020-35              THE ELECTED OFFICIAL COMPENSATION REVIEW COMMISSION BYLAW, 2020

(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 Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaw No. 2020-35 be read a third time.

Bylaw was read a third and final time.

 

(Councillor Hawkins returned to the meeting.)

TABLED DELEGATIONS, RELATED REPORTS AND BYLAW

DE20-52              Jake Brockman, Uber:  Taxi Bylaw Review

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Jake Brockman, representing Uber, 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 CM20-16 respecting the same subject.

DE20-53              Glen Sali, Capital Cabs: Taxi Bylaw Review Report

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Glen Sali, representing Capital Cabs, 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 CM20-16 respecting the same subject.

DE20-54              Sandy Archibald, Regina Cabs:  Taxi Bylaw Review

The delegation was not present.

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

DE20-55              Daljit Singh and Kamajit Grewal, Co-op Taxi:  Taxi Bylaw Review

The delegation was not present.

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

CP20-24              Del Van De Kamp, Van De's Accessible Transit:  Taxi Review Bylaw Report

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

 


IR20-2              Supplemental Taxi and Transportation Network Company Report

Recommendation

That City Council receive and file this report.


Councillor Jason Mancinelli moved, seconded by Councillor Joel Murray, that this report be received and filed.

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

 

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

CM20-16              Taxi Bylaw Review Report

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.                  Approve the amendments proposed to The Taxi Bylaw, 1994 as further detailed in Appendix A to this report, which will implement the following changes to the regulation of taxi services:

 

a.         permit the use of digital taxi meters (“soft” meters);

b.         allow taxi services to charge fares outside of the City’s set fare structure provided that such trips are booked through an approved mobile application capable of providing a pre-estimate and other requirements to passengers;

c.          update fees charged by the City;

d.         implement further data collection requirements;

e.         remove vehicle age requirement;

f.           change the decal requirements;

g.         allow the use of an inflatable spare tire;

h.         set out the review and approval process for “certificates of approval” issued by the Regina Police Service for taxi drivers;

i.            Accessible taxicab brokers with only one vehicle in their fleet be exempt from the requirements for computer aided dispatch and global positioning systems by way of an application process;

j.            Add a licence fee amount for accessible taxicab brokers that do not use computer aided dispatch and global positioning systems; and

k.          make housekeeping changes as identified in Appendix A;

 

2.                  Remove CR20-15 from the list of outstanding items for City Council; and

 

3.                  Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bylaw to amend The Taxi Bylaw, 1994 to be brought forward to the July 29, 2020 meeting of City Council for approval.


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

Councillor John Findura moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, that:
 

1.      A three year cap of no more than 200 Transportation Network Companies (TNC) licenses be issued per year; and

 

2.      Administration conduct a review at the end of the three year cap and report back to the Community and Protective Services Committee.

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

The motion was put and declared LOST.
 

Councillor John Findura moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor Jerry Flegel, that all Transportation Network Companies (TNC) be required to have cameras installed in their vehicles.
 

In accordance with s. 20(7) of The Procedure Bylaw, Bylaw No. 9004, Councillor John Findura moved, seconded by Councillor Jerry Flegel, that his amending motion be withdrawn.


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
Councillor Barbara Young              Yes
Councillor Bob Hawkins              Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens              Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani              Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere              Yes             

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

Councillor John Findura moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, that random inspection audits be conducted on a regular basis for Licensed Transportation Network Companies (TNC), pursuant to the regulations set out in The Vehicles for Hire Bylaw, Bylaw No. 2019-09.

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

The motion was put and declared LOST.

 

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 3:40 p.m.
.
Council reconvened at 3:55 p.m.


Councillor Lori Bresciani moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, that Administration report back, as part of the TNC report scheduled to come forward in Q4 of 2020, with the implications of having the Regina Police Service process the TNC applications for the Criminal Records Checks and Vulnerable Record Checks.

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

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

The Clerk called for the vote on the main motion, as amended.

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

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

DE20-56              Sandy Archibald, Regina Cabs:  Seasonal Taxi Licences

The delegation was not present.

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

CM20-17              Informational Supplemental Seasonal Licences Report

Recommendation

That City Council receive and file this report.


Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that this report be received and filed.

CR20-53              Seasonal Taxi Licences

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Amend The Taxi Bylaw, 1994 to remove the portion of the seasonal taxicab licences that are issued through a lottery/draw process.

 

2.      Instruct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bylaw amendment to The Taxi Bylaw, 1994 as described in this report, to be brought forward to the July 29, 2020 meeting of City Council.


Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, seconded by Councillor Jerry Flegel, that City Council:
 

1.              Amend The Taxi Bylaw, 1994 to issue seasonal taxicab owners’ licenses in an amount equal to 37% of total regular and temporary taxicab owners’ licenses held by licensed taxicab brokers directly to the taxicab brokers.

 

2.      Instruct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bylaw amendment to The Taxi Bylaw, 1994 as described in this report, to be brought forward to the July 29, 2020 meeting of City Council.

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

 

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

DE20-57              Jaime Boldt, Globe Theatre:  Globe Theatre Redevelopment Project - Funding Contribution Agreement

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Jaime Boldt, representing Globe Theatre, and James Youck, representing P3 Architects, 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 CM20-16 respecting the same subject.

CM20-18              Supplemental Report - Globe Theatre Redevelopment Project - Funding Contribution Agreement

Recommendation

That City Council receive and file this report.

 

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Barbara Young, that this report be received and filed.

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

 

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

CR20-54              Finance and Administration Committee:  Globe Theatre Redevelopment Project - Funding Contribution Agreement

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Authorize the Executive Director, City Planning & Community Development, to review, approve, negotiate and enter into a Contribution Agreement between the City of Regina and the Globe Theatre for its redevelopment project.

 

2.      Authorize the City Clerk to execute the Contribution Agreement after review by the City Solicitor.

 

3.      Allocate that funding for this project come from the Recreation/Culture Capital Program.

 


Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Barbara Young, that the recommendation of the Finance and Administration Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

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

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

DE20-58              Ross Keith, Nicor Consulting Services:  Mayfair Apartments

The delegation was not present.

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

CR20-55              Finance and Administration Committee:  Heritage Building Rehabilitation Program 2915 14th Avenue - Mayfair Apartment

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Approve a Tax Exemption for the property known as Mayfair Apartments, located on Lot 41 Block 437 and Plan 98RA28311, addressed at 2915 14th Avenue (as shown in Appendix A), in an amount equal to the lesser of:

a) 50 per cent of eligible costs for the work described in Appendix C-2; or

b) An amount equivalent to the total property taxes payable for 10 years

 

2.      Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bylaw and agreement with the following conditions:

a)     That the property possesses and retains its formal designation as a Municipal Heritage Property in accordance with The Heritage Property Act.

b)     That the property owner submits detailed written documentation of payments made for the actual costs incurred (i.e. itemized invoices and receipts) in the completion of the identified conservation work. If actual costs exceed the corresponding estimates by more than 10 per cent, the property owner shall provide full particulars as to the reason(s) for such cost overruns. The City of Regina may decline to approve any cost overrun, or portion thereof, if considered not to be reasonably or necessarily incurred for eligible work.

c)      That work completed and invoices submitted by September 30 each year, would be eligible for the Tax Exemption for up to 50 per cent of the cost of approved work.

d)     That the Executive Director of City Planning & Community Development or designate be authorized under the tax exemption agreement to make all determinations regarding reimbursements of the cost incurred for work done to the property based on the City of Regina’s Heritage Building Rehabilitation Program and the Conservation Plan for the property (Appendix C-1 to this report).

 

3.      Authorize the Executive Director of City Planning & Community Development or designate to apply to the Government of Saskatchewan on behalf of the property owner for any exemption of the education portion of the property taxes that is $25,000 or greater in any year during the term of the exemption.


Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, that the recommendation of the Finance and Administration Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

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

 

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

2020-40              THE CONSERVATION OF HERITAGE PROPERTIES TAX EXEMPTION FOR THE MAYFAIR APARTMENTS LOCATED AT 2915 14TH AVENUE BYLAW, 2020

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Jason Mancinelli, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaw No. 2020-40 be introduced and read a first time.
Bylaw was read a first time.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Sharron Bryce, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that that Bylaw No. 2020-40 be introduced and read a second time.
Bylaw was read a second time.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, that City Council hereby consent to that Bylaw No. 2020-40 going to third and final reading at this meeting.

The motion was put and declared CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that that Bylaw No. 2020-40 be read a third time.
 

Bylaw was read a third and final time.
 


TABLED COMMITTEE REPORTS

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

CR20-57              Municipal Economic Enhancement Program (MEEP) Funding Allocation

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.         Approve the City of Regina’s $30,916,844 allocation of Municipal Economic Enhancement Program (MEEP) funding to the following projects as further detailed in Option #1 in Appendix A of this report;

 

Residential Road Renewal (2020 Deferred Projects) - $6.4 million

Wascana Pool Renewal - $12.0 million

Outdoor Rink - $0.7 million

Energy Monitoring and Optimization Infrastructure - $0.72 million

Municipal Justice Building Redevelopment - $7.5 million

Permanent Pavement Markings - $0.7 million

Pedestrian Connectivity (Pasqua Street) - $0.5 million

Expand Bike Lanes and Pathways (Albert Street) - $0.9 million

Roof Replacement - $1.5 million

 

2.         Authorize the City Manager to apply for MEEP funding for the projects in recommendation #1;

 

3.         Authorize the City Manager to review, negotiate, approve, and enter into any MEEP funding agreements with the Government of Saskatchewan for the projects under the MEEP program;

 

4.         Authorize the City Clerk to execute the MEEP funding agreements that are required after review by the City Solicitor; and


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

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

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

PRIORITIES AND PLANNING COMMITTEE

CR20-61              Recreation/Culture 2020 Capital Plan

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Approve the 2020 project plan.

 

2.      Approve the following projects and associated expenses from the Recreation/Culture Capital Program and the Recreation Infrastructure Program:

·         Courtney Street Pathway Project - $250,000 (Recreation/Culture Capital Program);

·         Prince of Wales Drive Pedestrian Connectivity - $550,000 (Recreation Infrastructure Program); and

·         Wascana Pool Playground and Spraypad - $666,000 in 2020 (both funding streams) and $834,000 in 2021.


Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, that the recommendation of the Priorities and Planning Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

Councillor Jerry Flegel                            Yes
Councillor Barbara Young              Yes
Councillor Bob Hawkins              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
Mayor Michael Fougere              Yes

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

 

REGINA PLANNING COMMISSION

CR20-63              Discretionary Use Application - Building, Planned Group - Rosewood Park - PL202000044

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.              Approve the discretionary use application for a proposed Planned Group located in Rosewood Park Phase 1 Stage 3, being Parcel E, in the Rosewood Park Subdivision.

 

2.              Direct the Development Officer 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-3.5 inclusive, prepared by Big Block Construction dated January 16, 2020.

 

b.              Road access is revised to City of Regina Construction Standards.

 

c.              The development shall comply with all applicable standards and regulations in Regina Zoning Bylaw 2019-19.

 

d.              Direct the Development Officer to not issue a development permit until a Servicing Agreement has been executed and the subdivision is registered through Information Services Corporation.

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

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

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

 

TABLED BYLAWS AND RELATED REPORTS

CR20-64              COVID-19 Update

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bylaw amendments required to give effect to the following:

a.      COVID-19 Pandemic Bylaw:  Adopt the timelines and requirements set out in the bylaws identified in this report in The COVID-19 Pandemic Bylaw, 2020;

b.      Supporting Community Recovery:  Delegate authority to the City Manager to waive fees set out in The Regina Traffic Bylaw for street use permits for mobile food vending and outdoor restaurant seating.

c.      Transit Services:  Re-instate fare collection on June 29, 2020.

 

2.      Delegate authority to the City Manager to negotiate and approve an amendment to the University of Regina Student Union U-Pass Agreement to suspend the program for the fall 2020 semester, or until a future date when the University of Regina provides courses primarily on-campus.


Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Joel Murray, that the recommendation of Executive Committee contained in the report be concurred in, after changing the date in 1c. to July 2, 2020.

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

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

2020-42              THE REGINA TRANSIT FARE AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2020 (No. 2)

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Jason Mancinelli, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaw No. 2020-40 be introduced.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Jason Mancinelli that the date noted under sections 1 and 4 of the Bylaw be changed to July 2, 2020.

In accordance with section 28(16) of The Procedure Bylaw, Bylaw No. 9004, the amendment was put to a vote and carried, and thereby it is considered as having been read a first time and incorporated in the bylaw.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Sharron Bryce, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaw No. 2020-42 be introduced and read a second time.
Bylaw was read a second time.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, that City Council hereby consent to that Bylaw No. 2020-42 going to third and final reading at this meeting.

The motion was put and declared CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, AND  WAS RESOLVED, that  Bylaw No. 2020-42 be read a third time.

Bylaw was read a third and final time

2020-43              THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2020

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Murray, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaw No. 2020-43 be introduced and read a first time.
Bylaw was read a first time.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Jason Mancinelli, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaw No. 2020-43 be introduced and read a second time.
Bylaw was read a second time.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Sharron Bryce, that City Council hereby consent to that Bylaw No. 2020-43 going to third and final reading at this meeting.

The motion was put and declared CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaw No. 2020-43 be read a third time.

Bylaw was read a third and final time.

 

NOTICE OF MOTION

MN20-10              Public Complaints Commission – Civilian Oversight; Community Policing and Community Safety and Well-being

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, that Regina City Council:

 

1.      Support Regina Board of Police Commissioners motions P20-14 and

P20-15 in their entirety; and

 

2.      Urge the implementation of the resolutions contained in the said motions by the Minister of Justice/Attorney General, the Government of Saskatchewan and the Regina Board of Police Commissioners.

 

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
 

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

 

RECESS
 

Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Barbara Young, that Council recess for 30 minutes

 


Councillor Sharron Bryce              Yes

Councillor Barbara Young              Yes
Councillor Bob Hawkins              Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens              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              Yes
 

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

 

Council recessed at 6:05 p.m.
.
Council reconvened at 6:35 p.m. in the absence of Councillor Mancinelli.
 

 

CITY MANAGER REPORT

CM20-19              Residential Land Uses in Industrial Zones - Zoning Bylaw Amendment

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Approve the amendments to The Regina Zoning Bylaw 2019-19 as specified in Appendix A.

 

2.      Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary Bylaw to amend The Regina Zoning Bylaw, 2019-19 for the July 29, 2020 City Council meeting, after advertising the required public notice.

 

3.      Remove item CR20-33 from the outstanding items list for City Council.


Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, that the recommendation contained in the report be concurred in.


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

(Councillor Mancinelli returned to the meeting.)

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.
 

TABLED COMMITTEE REPORTS

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

CR20-56              City of Regina and Regina Board of Education Central Collegiate Land Exchange

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Approve the Letter of Understanding (LOU) and the terms contained therein with the Regina Board of Education to resolve the Central Collegiate Land Exchange Agreement (CCLEA)

 

2.      Authorize Administration to carry out the necessary steps to complete the land exchange

 

3.      Require Administration to report back on any substantive changes to the terms and conditions of the LOU.

 

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Sharron Bryce, that the recommendation of Executive Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

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

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

CR20-58              2021 Revaluation

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Endorse the guidelines and principles for consulting on a commercial phase-in tax policy as outlined in this report.

 

2.      Instruct Administration to continue the consultation with the business community on the options for a phase-in of tax changes for commercial property due to the 2021 Revaluation.

 

3.      Bring forward a report on tax policy options in the first quarter of 2021.

 

4.      Direct Administration to conduct a broader review of the tax policy and report back to the Executive Committee by Q3 of 2021.

 

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, that the recommendation of Executive Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

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

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.


FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE

CR20-59              2019 City of Regina Annual Report and Public Accounts

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

Approve the draft 2019 City of Regina Annual Report as outlined in Appendix A and the draft 2019 Public Accounts as outlined in Appendix C at its June 24, 2020 meeting.

 

Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, that the recommendation of the Finance and Administration Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

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

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

PRIORITIES AND PLANNING COMMITTEE

CR20-60              Community Safety and Wellbeing

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

Direct Administration to develop a Community Safety and Wellbeing Plan for Council consideration and approval in Q2 of 2021 based on the approach outlined in this report.


Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Jason Mancinelli, that the recommendation of the Priorities and Planning Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

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

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

CR20-62              Proposed Amendments to the Public Notice Bylaw 2003-8, The Subdivision Bylaw No. 7748, and The Zoning Bylaw, 2019-19

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.     Approve a new Public Notice Policy Bylaw generally in the form of the draft bylaw set out in Appendix A, to consolidate and establish minimum public notice requirements pursuant to The Cities Act and The Planning and Development Act, 2007.

 

2.     Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary Bylaw.

 

3.     Approve an amendment to Appendix A of The Development Application Fee Bylaw, 2008 by replacing the existing “Advertising Fee” with a “Per Advertisement” amount based on current Leader Post pricing.

 

4.     Remove EX14-25 from the List of Outstanding Items for Executive Committee.

 

5.     Consider the related bylaw and conduct the required public hearing at its July 29, 2020 meeting, after advertising the required public notice.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, that the recommendation of the Priorities and Planning Committee contained in the report be concurred in.
 

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

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

TABLED INFORMATIONAL REPORTS

IR20-3              Executive Committee:  Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Plant Corporation - 2019 Annual Report

IR20-4              Finance and Administration Committee:  2019 Annual Debt Report

IR20-5              Mayor's Housing Commission:  Comprehensive Housing Strategy - 2019 Annual Update

Recommendation

That City Council receive and file these reports.


Councillor Mike O'Donnell moved, seconded by Councillor Barbara Young, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that reports IR20-3, IR20-4 and IR20-5 be received and filed.

TABLED BYLAWS AND RELATED REPORTS

CR20-65              2019 Annual Reserve Report

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Instruct the City Solicitor to amend Schedule A of The Regina Administration Bylaw, No. 2003-69 to amend the minimum and maximum amounts for the Regina Police Service General Reserve and Regina Police Service Radio Equipment Reserve to the following:

a.      The Regina Police Service Radio Equipment Reserve minimum limit be set at $65,000 and the maximum limit be set at $300,000.

b.      The Regina Police Service General Reserve minimum limit be set at $300,000 and the maximum limit remains unchanged at $4 million.

 

2.      Approve a transfer of $368,000 from the Winter Road Maintenance Reserve to the General Fund Reserve.


Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Barbara Young, that the recommendation of the Finance and Administration Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

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

 

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

2020-41              THE REGINA ADMINISTRATION AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2020

2020-44              THE OWNER OCCUPIED LICENSED NON-PROFIT CHILDCARE CENTRE TAX EXEMPTION BYLAW, 2020

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Joel Murray, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2020-41 and 2020-44 be introduced and read a first time.
Bylaws were read a first time.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Jason Mancinelli, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that  Bylaws No. 2020-41 and 2020-44 be introduced and read a second time.
Bylaws were read a second time.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Sharron Bryce, that City Council hereby consent to  Bylaws No. 2020-41 and 2020-44 going to third and final reading at this meeting.

The motion was put and declared CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Brescian, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that  Bylaws No. 2020-41 and 2020-44 be read a third time.


Bylaws were read a third and final time.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT


Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Jerry Flegel, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the meeting adjourn.

The meeting adjourned at 7:21 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chairperson                                                                                    Secretary