8              Wednesday, September 30, 2020

and October 6, 2020

 

AT REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN, Wednesday, September 30, 2020

and october 6, 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 (In Person and Videoconference)

Councillor John Findura (Videoconference)

Councillor Jerry Flegel (Videoconference)

Councillor Bob Hawkins (Videoconference)

Councillor Jason Mancinelli (Videoconference and In Person)

Councillor Joel Murray (Videoconference)

Councillor Mike O'Donnell (In Person and Videoconference)

Councillor Andrew Stevens (Videoconference)

Councillor Barbara Young (Videoconference)

 

Also in Attendance:

City Clerk, Jim Nicol

Deputy City Clerk, Amber Ackerman

Council Officer, Elaine Gohlke

City Manager, Chris Holden

City Solicitor, Byron Werry

Executive Director, Citizen Services, Kim Onrait

Executive Director, Citizen Experience, Innovation & Performance,
   Louise Folk

Executive Director, City Planning & Community Development,
   Diana Hawryluk

Executive Director, Financial Strategy & Sustainability, Barry Lacey

A/Executive Director, Financial Strategy & Sustainability, June Schultz

Director, Assessment & Property Revenue Services, Deborah Bryden
   (Videoconference)

Director, Citizen Experience, Jill Sveinson (Videoconference)

Director, Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services, Laurie Shalley
   (Videoconference)

Director, Roadways & Transportation, Chris Warren (Videoconference)

Manager, Infrastructure Engineering, Shanie Leugner
   (Videoconference)

Manager, Traffic Engineering, Carolyn Kalim (Videoconference)

 

(The meeting commenced in the absence of Councillor Bresciani.)

 

INDIGENOUS BLESSING


Elder Lorna Standingready gave a Blessing in recognition of Orange Shirt Day.

PRESENTATION


Councillor Mike O'Donnell introduced the successful candidates for the 2020 Henry Baker Scholarship Awards through a virtual presentation of the recipients and their accomplishments.

RECOGNITION


Mayor Fougere recognized City Administration as the recipients of two Saskatchewan Waste Reduction awards for outstanding achievement in 2019.  The first award was in the Municipality category for the Green Routine pilot to improve overall waste diversion by finding opportunities to reduce waste at twelve City-owned facilities. The second award was in the Partnership category with the City of Saskatoon and SARCAN to offer household glass recycling at SARCAN depots in Regina and Saskatoon.

 

Approval of Public Agenda


Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the agenda for this meeting be approved, as submitted and that the delegations be heard in the order they are called forward by Mayor Fougere.

Minutes Approval


Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor John Findura, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the minutes for the meeting held on August 26, 2020 be adopted, as circulated.

(Councillor Bresciani joined the meeting.)

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 nine of the eleven members of City Council were attending the meeting via videoconference.

 

DELEGATIONS, ADVERTISED AND PUBLIC NOTICE BYLAWS AND RELATED REPORTS

CM20-24              Supplemental Report - Council Remuneration

Recommendation

That City Council receive and file this report.


Councillor Jason Mancinelli moved, seconded by Sharron Bryce, that report
CM20-24 and Bylaw 2020-62 be tabled to the December 2, 2020 City Council meeting.

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

The motion was put and declared LOST.

Councillor Jason Mancinelli moved, seconded by Sharron Bryce, that this report be received and filed.

Councillor Jason Mancinelli              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              No
Councillor Mike O’Donnell              Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel                            Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere              No

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

CM20-26              Supplemental Report: Residential Short Term Accommodation (Homestay)

Recommendation

That this report and report CR20-79 be tabled to the October 28, 2020 meeting of City Council.

CR20-79              Executive Committee:  Residential Short Term Accommodation (Homestay)

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Approve the following regulatory changes:

 

(a)   amendments to The Regina Zoning Bylaw, 2019, effective January 1, 2021, to change Service Trade, Homestay from a discretionary use to a permitted use in all zones where it is currently discretionary and related amendments to facilitate the establishment of the licensing program as further described in this report;

 

(b)   amendments to The Licensing Bylaw to establish a licensing and regulatory regime for all residential short term accommodations as further detailed in Appendix A of this report;

 

(c)               an amendment to The Regina Appeal Board Bylaw to enable the Regina Appeal Board, which hears appeals related to business licences, to hear licensing appeals for short term accommodation licences.
 

2.      Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bylaws to implement the licensing and regulatory scheme for residential short term accommodation and the amendments to The Regina Zoning Bylaw, 2019 described in this report to the meeting of City Council one month following the approval of the recommendations described in this report.

 

3.      That Administration report back to City Council on an annual basis on the operation of short term accommodation (Homestay).

 

4.      Approve the percentage limit in a multi-unit dwelling be set at 35%.

 

5.      Approve a cap on licenses if vacancy rate drops below 3% be applied.


Councillor Mike O'Donnell moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, that report CM20-26 and report CR20-79 be tabled to the October 28, 2020 City Council  meeting.

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
Councillor Jason Mancinelli              Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere              Yes

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

CR20-80              Regina Planning Commission:  5601 Parliament Avenue - Concept Plan Amendment/ Zoning Bylaw Amendment/ Discretionary Use - PL202000116

Recommendation

Regina Planning Commission recommends that City Council:

 

1.              Approve the application to amend the Harbour Landing Concept Plan to re-designate the property located at 5601 Parliament Avenue from High-Density Residential to Low-Density Residential, in accordance with the Concept Plan shown in Appendix A-3.1.

 

2.              Approve the application to rezone the property located at 5601 Parliament Avenue, legally described as Block BB, Plan No. 102177503, from RH – Residential High-Rise Zone to RU – Residential Urban Zone.

 

3.              Approve the discretionary use application for the proposed development of Building, Planned Group located at 5601 Parliament Avenue, being Block BB, Plan No. 102177503 in the Harbour Landing neighbourhood.

 

4.              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-3.2, prepared by StreetSide Developments, dated June 18, 2020; and

 

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

 

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


Councillor Barbara Young moved, seconded by Councillor Mike O'Donnell 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              No
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.

2020-56              THE REGINA ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2020 (No. 18)

2020-59              THE CAMERON & HEAP WHOLESALE GROCERY BUILDING HERITAGE DESIGNATION BYLAW

Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Mike O'Donnell, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2020-56 and 2020-59 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 Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Jason Mancinelli, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2020-56 and 2020-59 be introduced and read a second time.
Bylaws were read a second time.

Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Jerry Flegel, that City Council hereby consent to Bylaws No. 2020-56 and 2020-59 going to third and final reading at this meeting.

The motion was put and declared CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Barbara Young, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2020-56 and 2020-59 be read a third time.
Bylaws were read a third and final time.

2020-62              THE REGINA CITY COUNCIL REMUNERATION AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2020

Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, that Bylaw No. 2020-62 be introduced and read a first time.
Bylaw was 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 Sharron Bryce              No
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              No
Councillor Joel Murray                            Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere              No

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens that Bylaw No. 2020-62 be introduced and read a second time.
Bylaw was read a second time.

Councillor Sharron Bryce              No
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              No
Councillor Joel Murray                            Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere              No

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Jerry Flegel, that City Council hereby consent to Bylaw No. 2020-62 going to third and final reading at this meeting.

The motion was put and the vote was not unanimous.

Bylaw 2020-62 is deemed to be tabled to the October 28, 2020 meeting of City Council.

DELEGATIONS, BYLAWS AND RELATED REPORTS AND MOTIONS

DE20-103              Lynda Schofield - Off-Leash Dog Park

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Lynda Schofield 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 CR20-81, a report from Community and Protection Services Committee, respecting the same subject.

CR20-81              Community and Protective Services Committee:  Animal Bylaw Update – Off-Leash Dog Park

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Approve the amendments to The Regina Animal Bylaw, 2009, Bylaw No. 2009-44 as identified in this report.

 

2.      Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the required amending bylaw. Authorize the amendments to The Regina Animal Bylaw, 2009, Bylaw No.2009-44 that will come into effect on the dates outlined in the Issue section of this report.


Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, seconded by Councillor Sharron Bryce that the recommendation of the Community and Protective Services Committee be concurred in.

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

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

DE20-104              Chad Jedlic and Blair Forster, Forster Harvard Developments Corp.:  4801 E. Victoria Avenue Discretionary Use and Removal of Holding Overlay Zone Application

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Chad Jedlic and Blair Forster, representing Forster Harvard Developments Inc., 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 CR20-82, a report from Regina Planning Commission, respecting the same subject.

CR20-82              Regina Planning Commission:  4801 E. Victoria Avenue - Discretionary Use and Removal of Holding Overlay Zone Application (PL202000117)

Recommendation

Regina Planning Commission recommends that City Council:

 

1.      Approve the application to rezone the property located at 4801 E. Victoria Avenue, as shown in Appendix A-1, by removing the H – Holding Overlay Zone from the MLM – Mixed Large Market Zone for the property.

 

2.      Approve the discretionary use application to allow a proposed “Retail Trade, Shop,” greater than 6,000 square meters located at 4801 E. Victoria Avenue as shown in Appendix A-2.

 

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

 

a.      The development shall generally be consistent with the plans attached to this report as Appendix A-2 inclusive, prepared by P3A and dated April 8, 2020.

 

b.      The applicant will be required to fully execute the servicing agreement and obtain an executed subdivision plan prior to the issuance of a development permit.

 

c.      Parking shall not be allowed along the drive aisle abutting Optimist Drive.

 

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

 

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



Councillor Barbara Young moved, seconded by Councillor John Findura, 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 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.

DE20-105              Chris Nichilo, Magnetic Capital Group Inc. and David Brundige, Willows Wellsch Orr & Bundige LLP – 1971 Albert Street Contract Zone Application

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Chris Nichilo, representing Magnetic Capital Group Inc., and David Brundige, Willows Wellsch Orr & Brundige LLP, 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 CR20-83, a report from Regina Planning Commission, respecting the same subject.

CR20-83              Regina Planning Commission:  1971 Albert Street Contract Zone Application (PL202000118)

Recommendation

Regina Planning Commission recommends that City Council:

 

Table this report until such time as Regina Planning Commission has an opportunity to review the report on MN20-19, the Temporary Parking Lot Policy.


Councillor Barbara Young moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani that the recommendation of Regina Planning Commission 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 3:50 p.m.

Council reconvened at 4:05 p.m.
 

The Clerk call the vote on the tabling motion.

Councillor Barbara Young              No
Councillor Bob Hawkins              Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens              Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani              No
Councillor John Findura              Yes
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.

Councillor Mike O'Donnell moved, seconded by Councillor Sharron Bryce, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that City Council:
 

1.      Approve the application to rezone the property located at 1971 Albert Street, Lot 50, Blk/Par 342, Plan 102032255 from DCD-D – Downtown Direct Control District Zone to Contract Zone.

 

2.      Approve execution of a contract zone agreement between the City of Regina and the applicant/owner of the subject properties, which shall include the following terms:

 

i.     The agreement shall allow for the carrying out of a specific proposal on the lands described as a temporary “Transportation, Parking Lot” lot a period of one year from the date of execution of the Contract Zone agreement.

ii.                            That issuance of development permits and the execution of the contract zone agreement shall be conditional on the applicant being confirmed as the registered owner of the property or the consent of the owner being obtained.

iii.                          That construction of a centre median along Albert Street shall be required to permit the optional right-in-right-out access.

iv.                          The parking lot shall meet all standards for “Transportation, Parking Lot” except that:

a. Surface may be minimum 150 mm densely packed gravel or asphalt planings with a dust inhibitor to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning and Development Services;

b.                                                                    The parking lot must meet the requirements of the City of Regina Standard for Drainage from Building Site and Parking Lot Developments in order to obtain a building permit.

v.                            The development shall generally conform to the attached plans as labelled Appendix A-2 of this report, prepared by Property Development Support Services Inc. and dated May 12, 2020.

vi.                          Signage on the subject property shall comply with the development standards for the DCD-D Downtown Direct Control District Zone.

vii.                       Any zoning-related detail not specifically addressed in the contract zone agreement shall be subject to applicable provisions of the Regina Zoning Bylaw 2019-19.

viii.                     The agreement shall be registered in the City’s interest at the applicant’s cost pursuant to Section 69 of The Planning and Development Act, 2007.

 

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

 

4.      Approve these recommendations at its September 30, 2020 meeting, and consider the proposed bylaw at a succeeding meeting after giving the required public notice.

 

Councillor Barbara Young              Yes
Councillor Bob Hawkins              No
Councillor Andrew Stevens              No
Councillor Lori Bresciani              Yes
Councillor John Findura              No
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.

DE20-106              Janie Markewich and Carina Chow, Mobius Benefit Administrators:  Casual Employees' Superannuation and Elected Officials' Money Purchase Pension Plan 2019 Annual Report

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Janie Markewich and Carina Chow, representing Mobius Benefit Administrators, 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 CM20-27 respecting the same subject.

CM20-27              Casual Employees' Superannuation and Elected Officials' Money Purchase Pension Plan 2019 Annual Report

Recommendation

That City Council receive and file this report.


Councillor Mike O'Donnell moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins that this report be received and filed.

Councillor Mike O’Donnell              Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli              Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel                            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
Mayor Michael Fougere              Yes

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

DE20-107              Janie Markewich and Carina Chow, Mobius Benefit Administrators - Regina Civic Employees' Long-Term Disability Plan 2019 Annual Report

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Janie Markewich and Carina Chow, representing Mobius Benefit Administrators, 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 CM20-27 respecting the same subject.

CM20-28              Regina Civic Employees' Long-Term Disability Plan 2019 Annual Report

Recommendation

That City Council receive and file this report.


Councillor Mike O'Donnell moved, seconded by Councillor Jerry Flegel that this report be received and filed.

Councillor Mike O’Donnell              Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli              Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel                            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
Mayor Michael Fougere              Yes

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

DE20-108              Wayne and Gloria Erhardt:  Ring Road Noise Attenuation

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Wayne Erhardt 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 MN20-19 respecting the same subject.

DE20-109              Henry Lunn:  Ring Road Noise Attenuation

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Henry Lunn 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 MN20-19 respecting the same subject.

MN20-19              Councillor John Findura:  Noise Attenuation on Ring Road

Recommendation

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that

 

1.      Administration be directed to include the area along the Ring Road between the Glen Elm and Glencairn neighbourhoods adjacent to Dewdney Avenue as a priority, in the event that an action plan to address exceeded noise limits within the City of Regina is adopted after consideration or in conjunction with the Roadway Noise Attenuation Policy that will be reviewed by the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee in Q1 of 2021; and

 

2.      If a phased in action plan is adopted by City Council, that this area be addressed in the first phase.


Councillor John Findura moved, seconded by Councillor Joel Murray that:
 

1.              Administration be directed to include the area along the Ring Road between the Glen Elm and Glencairn neighbourhoods adjacent to Dewdney Avenue as a priority, in the event that an action plan to address exceeded noise limits within the City of Regina is adopted after consideration or in conjunction with the Roadway Noise Attenuation Policy that will be reviewed by the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee in Q1 of 2021; and

 

2.            If a phased in action plan is adopted by City Council, that this area be addressed in the first phase.
 

(Councillor Hawkins temporarily left the meeting.)

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              Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens              Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani              Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere              Yes

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

DE20-110              Angelina Beveridge and Robert Wuschenny, Age Friendly Regina Steering Committee:  Age Friendly City

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Angelina Beveridge and Robert Wuschenny, representing the Age Friendly Regina Steering Committee, 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 MN20-20 respecting the same subject.

MN20-20              Councillor Barbara Young, Councillor Andrew Stevens and Councillor Lori Bresciani:  Age-Friendly City

Recommendation

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Regina Administration:

 

1.      Work with the Regina Age-Friendly Steering Committee to consider an Age-Friendly partnership proposal to present to City Council in Q1, 2021. The proposal to include:

 

a.            How the Regina Age-Friendly Steering Committee’s community survey and future community assessments can act as an age-friendly lens to assist the City with future policies and planning;

b.            The costs of creating and sustaining the partnership; and

c.            The availability of funding or grants from governments or organizations;

 

2.      Be directed to engage with Seniors Mechanism, Age-Friendly Saskatchewan and other municipalities to define approaches to becoming an Age-Friendly City; and

 

3.      Coordinate the presentation of the Regina Age-Friendly Steering Committee’s Age-Well Tool to City Council with a request to assist in publicizing the tool to the public and the media.

 

(Councillor Bob Hawkins returned to the meeting.)


Councillor Lori Bresciani moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, that the City of Regina Administration:

 

1.              Work with the Regina Age-Friendly Steering Committee to consider an Age-Friendly partnership proposal to present to City Council in Q1, 2021. The proposal to include:
 

a.              How the Regina Age-Friendly Steering Committee’s community survey and future community assessments can act as an age-friendly lens to assist the City with future policies and planning;

 

b.              The costs of creating and sustaining the partnership; and

 

c.              The availability of funding or grants from governments or organizations;
 

2.              Be directed to engage with Seniors Mechanism, Age-Friendly Saskatchewan and other municipalities to define approaches to becoming an Age-Friendly City; and

 

3.              Coordinate the presentation of the Regina Age-Friendly Steering Committee’s Age-Well Tool to City Council with a request to assist in publicizing the tool to the public and the media.
 

Councillor Lori Bresciani              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 Jerry Flegel                            Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere              Yes

 

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

2020-57              THE REGINA ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2020 (No. 19)

2020-58              THE REGINA ANIMAL AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2020

Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor John Findura, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2020-57 and 2020-58 be introduced and read a first time.
Bylaws were read a first time.

Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Mike O'Donnell, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2020-57 and 2020-58 be introduced and read a second time.
Bylaws were read a second time.

Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Jason Mancinelli, that City Council hereby consent to Bylaws No. 2020-57 and 2020-58 going to third and final reading at this meeting.

The motion was put and declared CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Jerry Flegel, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2020-57 and 2020-58 be read a third time.
Bylaws were read a third and final time.


CITY MANAGER’S REPORTS AND RELATED BYLAWS

CM20-25              Board of Police Commissioners - Increased Membership

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Revise the composition of the Board of Police Commissioners as follows:

 

a.   Increase the membership of the Board of Police Commissioners from five to seven members;

b.   Designate the revised Board composition to consist of the following members:

i.        The Mayor;

ii.       Two members of Council appointed annually; and

iii.     Four citizen members appointed annually, at least one of whom is of Indigenous ancestry; and

 

2.      Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bylaw to amend Bylaw No. 8261, A Bylaw of The City of Regina to Continue The Board of Police Commissioners For the City of Regina.


Councillor Joel Murray moved, seconded by Councillor Barbara Young that the recommendation contained in the report be concurred in.

Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor Jason Mancinelli, that of the four citizen members appointed annually, at least two members must be of Indigenous ancestry.

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

The motion was put and declared LOST.

Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor Joel Murray, that of the four citizen members appointed annually, at least one member must identify as a visible minority.

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

The motion was put and declared LOST.

Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, that both Councillor and citizen member appointments to the Board be limited to six consecutive one year terms.

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

The motion was put and declared LOST.

The Clerk called the vote on the main motion.

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 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.

Councillor Jason Mancinelli moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani that the meeting recess at 6:42 p.m. for 10 minutes:

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

The motion was put and declared LOST.

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Barbara Young that the meeting recess to a date and time 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                            No

Council recessed at 6:45 p.m.
 


Council reconvened at 2:30 p.m. on October 6, 2020 with all members of City Council present.
 

CM20-29              Residential Roads Update

Recommendation

That City Council receive and file this report. 


Councillor Barbara Young moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins:
 

1.              That a new model be designed to eliminate poor residential roads and maintain roads so the number of good to excellent roads increases over time;
 

2.              That the Administration consider the following proposals in designing a new model:

 

a.              That the Residential Road Renewal budget that was created by a 1% tax increase, for 5 years, approved by Council and by the residents of Regina + 25% of the Regular Road Budget, as outlined in the initial plan, be devoted to Poor Roads and Fair Roads to sufficiently reduce the numbers, with special attention to poor roads that have been in this condition for as long as 30-40 years.

 

b.              That maintenance for Excellent and Good roads be part of the regular road maintenance budget.

 

c.              That Water Works participate in developing a new model and contribute whatever is necessary to ensure the Residential Road Renewal plan will meet the goal of eliminating Poor Roads in Regina; and
 

3.              That a report on a new model be presented in 2021 for consideration in the 2022 budget.
 

 

Councillor Barbara Young              Yes
Councillor Bob Hawkins              Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens              No
Councillor Lori Bresciani              No
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.

CM20-30              COVID-19 Update: Motion MN20-22 Mandatory Masks

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Direct Administration to continue efforts to encourage voluntary mask usage and adopt any additional Provincial public health directives to keep our community and employees safe.

 

2.      Direct Administration to continue monitoring COVID-19, have ongoing discussions with the Saskatchewan Health Authority and update Council as circumstances change.


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

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
Councillor Bob Hawkins              Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere              Yes

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

CM20-31              City Manager Contract Extension

Recommendation

That City Council

 

1.      Extend the contract of Christopher J. Holden as City Manager for an additional three years, effective March 1, 2021 and ending February 29, 2024.

 

2.      Approve Bylaw No.2020-63, The City Manager Contract Execution and Administration Bylaw 2020, authorizing the execution of the Employment Contract.


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

Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor John Findura, that this report be referred to the December 16, 2020 City Council meeting.

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

The motion was put and declared LOST.

The Clerk called the vote on the main motion.

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.

2020-60              THE BOARD OF POLICE COMMISSIONERS AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2020

2020-63              THE CITY MANAGER CONTRACT EXECUTION AND ADMINISTRATION BYLAW, 2020

Councillor Jason Mancinelli moved, seconded by Councillor Barbara Young, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2020-60 and 2020-63 be introduced and read a first time.
Bylaws were read a first time.

Councillor Jason Mancinelli moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2020-60 and 2020-63 be introduced and read a second time.
Bylaws were read a second time.

Councillor Jason Mancinelli moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, that City Council hereby consent to Bylaws No. 2020-60 and 2020-63 going to third and final reading at this meeting.

The motion was put and declared CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

Councillor Jason Mancinelli moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2020-60 and 2020-63 be read a third time.
Bylaws were read a third and final time.


COMMITTEE REPORTS

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE

CR20-84              Lease of Existing Permanent Billboard Structures to Outfront Media
Canada LP

Recommendation

That City Council:

 

1.      Approve the lease of City-owned property to Outfront Media Canada LP, as identified in Appendix A, except the lease of land located at the north east corner of Saskatchewan Drive and Broad Street, consistent with the terms and conditions stated in this report.

 

2.      Authorize Administration to finalize any other commercially relevant terms and conditions of the lease documents.

 

3.      Authorize the City Clerk to execute the Lease Agreements upon review and approval by the City Solicitor.


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 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.

PUBLIC WORKS AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE

CR20-85              Winter Maintenance Policy Update

Recommendation

The Public Works and Infrastructure Committee recommends that City Council:

 

1.      Consider the Winter Maintenance Policy Update during the 2021 Budget process; and

 

2.      Direct Administration to bring a report with options to amend The Clean Property Bylaw, with respect to sidewalk clearing, in Q2 of 2021.


Councillor John Findura moved, seconded by Councillor Sharron Bryce, that the recommendation of the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

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.

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS

IR20-7              Executive Committee:  2020 Semi-Annual Review of Closed Executive Committee Items

Recommendation

That City Council receive and file this report.


Councillor Jason Mancinelli moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens that this report be received and filed.

Councillor Jason Mancinelli              Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel                            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.

IR20-8              Finance and Administration Committee:  2020 Mid-Year Financial Report

Recommendation

That City Council receive and file this report.


Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Jason Mancinelli that this report be received and filed.

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.

NOTICE OF MOTIONS

MN20-23              Councillor Jason Mancinelli:  9th Avenue North – Safety Adjustment

Councillor Jason Mancinelli gave written notice that at the October 28, 2020 meeting of City Council he intends to make the following amended recommendation that:

Administration be directed to take all steps necessary to:
 

1.              Remove the trucking transportation route designation from 9th Avenue North between the points of Pinkie Road and Pasqua Street;
 

2.              Ensuring all applicable entities are concurrently updated, such as GPS databases; and
 

3.              Cost-sharing of any necessary signage changes; and
 

4.              Ensure Regina Police Service is aware and enforcing; and
 

5.              Achieve implementation prior to December 31, 2020.


MN20-24              Councillor Andrew Stevens, Councillor Bob Hawkins, Councillor Lori Bresciani and Councillor Jason Mancinelli:   Addictions Crisis

Councillor Andrew Stevens, Councillor Bob Hawkins, Councillor Lori Bresciani and Councillor Jason Mancinelli gave written notice that at the October 28, 2020 meeting of City Council they intend to make the following recommendation that:

City Council commit to addressing the addictions and substance use crisis in Regina and that Administration:
 

1.              Consider including addictions and substance use as part of the mandate for the Local Emergency Planning Committee;
 

2.              Partner with community organizations to develop a City-wide needle cleanup and disposal strategy and funding model;
 

3.              Work with community organizations, experts, users, Reconciliation Regina, Fire, the Regina Police Service, and the Saskatchewan Health Authority to develop a City-wide harm reduction strategy that may include, but not be limited to, needle drop off locations, safe consumption sites, safe drug supplies, wellness centres, traditional ceremonial spaces, detox facilities, supportive housing, and addiction support services, as part of the Community Wellbeing and Public Safety strategy;
 

4.              Ensure that Indigenous communities are involved in the consultation and that Indigenous approaches to healing be considered in the strategy; and
 

5.              Develop an advocacy strategy aimed at the provincial and federal governments to secure funding and support for harm reduction initiatives.

BYLAW AND RELATED REPORT

2020-61              THE BODY RUB ESTABLISHMENT LICENSING BYLAW

Councillor Jason Mancinelli moved, seconded by Councillor John Findura, that Bylaw No. 2020-61 be introduced and read a first time.
Bylaw was read a first time.

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

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

Councillor Jason Mancinelli moved, seconded by Councillor Joel Murray, that Bylaw No. 2020-61 be introduced and read a second time.
Bylaw was read a second time.

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

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

Councillor Jason Mancinelli moved, seconded by Councillor Jerry Flegel, that City Council hereby consent to Bylaw No. 2020-62 going to third and final reading at this meeting.

The motion was put and the vote was not unanimous.

Bylaw 2020-61 is deemed to be tabled to the October 28, 2020 meeting of City Council.

Adjournment


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

The meeting adjourned at 4:35 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chairperson                                                                                    Secretary