AT REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN, Monday, November 25, 2019

 

AT A MEETING OF City Council

 

AT 5:30 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

Councillor Lori Bresciani

Councillor Sharron Bryce

Councillor John Findura

Councillor Jerry Flegel

Councillor Bob Hawkins

Councillor Jason Mancinelli

Councillor Joel Murray

Councillor Mike O'Donnell

Councillor Andrew Stevens

Councillor Barbara Young

 

 

Regrets:

 

 

Also in Attendance:

City Clerk, Jim Nicol

Deputy City Clerk, Amber Ackerman

City Manager, Chris Holden

City Solicitor, Byron Werry

Exec. Director,Financial Strategy & Sustainability, Barry Lacey

Executive Director, Citizen Services, Kim Onrait

Executive Director,City Planning & Community Dev., Diana Hawryluk

Executive Director, Louise Folk

Director, Citizen Experience, Jill Sveinson

Manager, Real Estate, Keith Krawczyk

Director, Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services, Laurie Shalley

Senior City Planner, Chris Sale

 

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF AGENDA

Agenda Approval-Seconder

(The meeting commenced in the absence of Councillor Bryce and Councillor Murray.)
Councillor Mike O'Donnell moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the agenda for this meeting be approved, as submitted, after adding a communication from Jim Elliott, Al Ritchie Community Association as item CP19-178, and tabling item CR19-100 Regina Police Service 2020 Operating and Capital Budget to the December 9, 2019 City Council budget meeting, and that the delegations be heard in the order they are called forward by Mayor Fougere.

BOARD OF POLICE COMMISSIONERS

CR19-100              Regina Police Service 2020 Operating and Capital Budget (This report will be tabled to the budget meeting scheduled for  December 9, 2019.)

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION OF THE BOARD OF POLICE COMMISSIONERS
OCTOBER 15, 2019

 

1.      That the 2020 Regina Police Service Operating and Capital Budget, which includes estimated gross operating expenditures of $96,028,900 and revenues of $10,399,600, resulting in a Net Operating Budget of $85,629,300, be approved.

 

2.      That the 2020 Capital Budget of $3,998,700 with capital funding to be determined by Regina City Council, be approved.

 

3.      That this report be tabled to the December 9, 2019 City Council budget meeting, for approval. 

MINUTES APPROVAL

City Council - Public - Oct 28, 2019 5:30 PM

(Councillor Bryce and Joel Murray joined the meeting via teleconference.)
Councillor Barbara Young moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaw 2019-7, a Bylaw to Designate the Cook Residence at 3160 Albert Street as Municipal Heritage Property, be amended to correct an Administrative error and that point #5 be deleted from the Bylaw.

Councillor Barbara Young moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the minutes for the meeting held on October 28, 2019, be adopted, as circulated.
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DELEGATIONS, PUBLIC NOTICE BYLAWS AND RELATED REPORTS

DE19-151              Stu Niebergall, Regina & Region Home Builders' Association: 2020 & 2021 Service Agreement Fees & Intensification Levy

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.   Stu Niebergall, representing Regina & Region Home Builders' Association, addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR19-96, a report from Finance and Administration Committee respecting the same subject.

CR19-96              Finance and Administration Committee:  City of Regina Greenfield Servicing Agreement Fee and Development Levy Annual Rate Review

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE

- NOVEMBER 5, 2019

 

1.      That 2020 Greenfield Servicing Agreement Fee and Development Levy Rates be set at $361,000 per hectare for residential and commercial development and $120,330 per hectare for industrial-zoned development and approved effective January 1, 2020.

 

2.      That 2020 Greenfield Servicing Agreement Fee and Development Levy Rates be maintained for 2021, with the recognition that new rates will only be brought forward for Council approval if the calculated required rates for 2021 vary more than 5% from the 2020 rates, if approved, in Recommendation #1.

 

3.      That Intensification Levy Rates be reduced in alignment with Greenfield Servicing Agreement Fee and Development Levy Rates effective January 1, 2020.

 

Table 1: Intensification Levy Rate by Land Use Type Chart

LAND USE TYPE

RATE

Residential Unit Types (rate charged per unit)

   Secondary Suite

$4,200

   Single-Detached Dwelling

$8,700

   Semi-Detached Dwelling or Duplex

$8,400

   More than Two Dwelling Units

   (e.g. townhouse, triplex, etc.)

$8,100

   Apartment (less than two bedrooms)

$4,200

   Apartment (two or more bedrooms)

$6,100

Office/Commercial/Institutional (rate charged per m2)

$90

Industrial (rate charged per m2)

$40

 

4.      That 2020 Intensification Levy Rates be maintained for 2021, with the recognition that new rates will only be brought forward for Council approval if the calculated required rates for 2021 vary more than 5% from the 2020 rates, if approved, in Recommendation #3.

 

5.      That the City Solicitor be directed to prepare the necessary bylaw amendment to The Development Levy Bylaw No. 2011-16.


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

Mayor Michael Fougere stepped down to enter debate.
Councillor Jerry Flegel assumed the Chair.
Mayor Michael Fougere returned to the Chair prior to the vote.

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

DE19-152              Brandi and Doug Muskaluk: Offer to purchase 23.5’ x 125’ of 2109 York Street and Zoning Bylaw Amendment Application for 2109 York Street

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.   Brandi and Doug Muskaluk 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 CR19-97, a report from Regina Planning Commission respecting the same subject.

CR19-97              Regina Planning Commission:  Zoning Bylaw Amendment Application (19-Z-09) - 2109 York Street

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION OF THE REGINA PLANNING COMMISSION
– NOVEMBER 6, 2019

 

1.      That the application to rezone a portion of 2109 York Street, being Part of Lot 16, Block 40, Plan No. I5211 in CPR Annex subdivision, from PS – Public Service Zone to R1A – Residential Older Neighbourhood Detached Zone, be approved.

 

2.      That the application to sell park lands, being a portion of Lot 16, Block 40, Plan I5211, be approved.

 

3.      That the City Solicitor be directed to prepare the necessary bylaw to authorize the respective Zoning Bylaw amendment.


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

CR19-98              Regina Planning Commission:  Lane Closure Application (19-CL-01) Road Right-of-Way Adjacent to 2150 Alexandra Street

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION OF THE REGINA PLANNING COMMISSION
– NOVEMBER 6, 2019

 

1.      That the application for the closure of Road Right-of-Way adjacent to 2150 Alexandra Street, as shown on the attached plan of proposed subdivision prepared by Scott L. Colvin, dated June 26, 2019 and legally described as Lane in Block 40, Registered Plan No. I5211, be approved.

 

2.      That the City Solicitor be directed to prepare the necessary bylaw.


Councillor Barbara Young moved, seconded by Councillor Mike O'Donnell, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the recommendations of Regina Planning Commission contained in the report be concurred in.

2019-56              BYLAW TO PROVIDE FOR THE CLOSURE OF A PORTION  OF THE RIGHT-OF-WAY ADJACENT TO 2150 ALEXANDRA STREET

2019-57              THE REGINA ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2019 (No. 18)

2019-58              THE DEVELOPMENT LEVY AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2019

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Barbara Young, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2019-56, 2019-57 and 2019-58 be introduced and read a first time.
Bylaws were read a first time.

No letters of objection were received pursuant to the advertising with respect to Bylaws No. 2019-56, 2019-57 and 2019-58 .

The Clerk called for anyone present who wished to address City Council respecting Bylaws No. 2019-56, 2019-57 and 2019-58 to indicate their desire.

No one indicated a desire to address Council.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2019-56, 2019-57 and 2019-58 be introduced and read a second time.  Bylaws were read a second time.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Jason Mancinelli, that City Council hereby consent to Bylaws No. 2019-56, 2019-57 and 2019-58 going to third and final reading at this meeting.

The motion was put and declared CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Mike O'Donnell, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Bylaws No. 2019-56, 2019-57 and 2019-58 be read a third time.
Bylaws were read a third and final time.

DELEGATIONS AND RELATED REPORTS AND MOTIONS

DE19-153              Bob Hughes, Saskatchewan Coalition Against Racism: Increasing Civilian Members on the Board of Police Commissioners

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.   Bob Hughes, representing Saskatchewan Coalition Against Racism, 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 MN19-20, a motion made by Councillor Lori Bresciani, respecting the same subject.

DE19-154              Dr. Michelle Stewart: Increasing Civilian Members on the Board of Police Commissioners

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.   Dr. Michelle Stewart 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 MN19-20, a motion made by Councillor Lori Bresciani, respecting the same subject.

MN19-20              Councillor Lori Bresciani and Councillor Andrew Stevens:  Increasing Civilian Members  on the  Board of Police Commissioners


Councillor Lori Bresciani moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, that Administration prepare a report for Executive Committee in Q2 of 2020 on the following:

1.              The process for expanding the membership on the Board of Police Commissioners;

2.              A comparison with other major Western Canadian cities respecting:
a.              the ratio of citizen members to elected members on Boards of Police Commissioners; and
b.              of criteria that aligns with City Council’s Policy Statement respecting Strengthening Eligibility and Diversity Requirements which represents our community.
c.              how are members appointed and my whom; and
d.              the length of a consecutive term a member can serve on the board.

3.              That the Board of Police Commissioners be consulted as part of this review.

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

DE19-155              Ronni Nordal: Community Safety and Wellbeing

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.   Ronni Nordal 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 MN19-21, a motion made by Councillors: Andrew Stevens, Bob Hawkins, Lori Bresciani, John Findura, Jason Mancinelli and Jerry Flegel, respecting the same subject.

DE19-156              Lance Dudar, The Regina Intersectoral Partnership:  Community Safety and Wellbeing

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.   Lance Dudar, representing The Regina Intersectoral Partnership, addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Councillor Mike O'Donnell moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that pursuant to the provisions of Section 33 (2.1) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, the recess be deferred until after Pierre Hawkins, representing the John Howard Society, has been heard. 

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 MN19-21, a motion made by Councillors: Andrew Stevens, Bob Hawkins, Lori Bresciani, John Findura, Jason Mancinelli and Jerry Flegel, respecting the same subject.

DE19-157              Pierre Hawkins, John Howard Society of Saskatchewan: Community Safety and Wellbeing

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.   Pierre Hawkins, representing the John Howard Society of Saskatchewan, 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 MN19-21, a motion made by Councillors: Andrew Stevens, Bob Hawkins, Lori Bresciani, John Findura, Jason Mancinelli and Jerry Flegel, respecting the same subject.

CP19-178              Jim Elliott, Al Ritchie Community Association:  Community Safety and Wellbeing


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


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 8:09 p.m.

Council reconvened at 8:30 p.m

MN19-21              Councillors Andrew Stevens, Bob Hawkins, Lori Bresciani, John Findura, Jason Mancinelli and Jerry Flegel:  Community Safety and Wellbeing


Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Administration return to the Priorities and Planning Committee in Q4 of 2020 with a Community Safety and Wellbeing Report, which:

1.              Identifies the roles and responsibilities of all three levels of government;

2.              Identifies ways in which the City of Regina can take a leadership role in making communities safer;

3.              Identifies the role of harm reduction, anti-gang, anti-poverty, employment and other strategies in addressing the underlying causes of crime in our communities;

4.              Explores opportunities to partner with policing, crime, and harm reduction experts, community-based organizations, and community associations;

5.              Identifies the value of, and potential terms of reference for a Community Safety and Wellbeing Advisory Committee;

6.              Includes a framework for information sharing and collaboration between community groups and associations, the Regina Police Service, and the City of Regina; and

7.              Identifies potential short and long-term action items.

Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor Jason Mancinelli, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that $50,000 be budgeted to acquire the services of a third party consultant to draft the strategy and equip City staff with the expertise to advance the Community Safety and Wellbeing Report during the 2020 budget deliberations.

Mayor Michael Fougere stepped down to enter debate.
Councillor Jerry Flegel assumed the Chair.
Mayor Michael Fougere returned to the Chair prior to the vote.


Mayor Michael Fougere moved, seconded by Councillor Mike O'Donnell, AND IT WAS RESOLVED that this matter be referred to Administration to come back with a scoping document report in Q1 of 2020.

DE19-158              Lynda Schofield: Off-Leash Dog Park Coordination and Implementation

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.   Lynda Schofield 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 CR19-99, a report from the Community and Protective Services Committee respecting the same subject.

DE19-159              Connie Buchan, OLDPUG:  Off-Leash Dog Park Coordination and Implementation

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.   Connie Buchan, representing OLDPUG, 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 CR19-99, a report from the Community and Protective Services Committee respecting the same subject.

DE19-160              Garth Tomlinson: Off-Leash Dog Park Coordination and Implementation

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.   Garth Tomlinson 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 CR19-99, a report from the Community and Protective Services Committee respecting the same subject.

CR19-99              Community and Protective Services Committee:  Off-Leash Dog Park Consultation and Implementation

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION OF THE COMMUNITY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES COMMITTEE – NOVEMBER 7, 2019

 

1.      That Council consider funding the construction of one municipal off-leash site and up to two unfenced neighbourhood off-leash sites through the 2020 budget process.

 

2.      That CR19-35 be removed from the Community and Protective Services List of Outstanding Items.


Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, seconded by Councillor Barbara Young, that the recommendations of the Community and Protective Services Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

Councillor Lori Bresciani moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor Jerry Flegel, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Harding Park be added for consideration during 2020 budget deliberations.

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, that the meeting adjourn at 10:08 p.m.
The motion was put and declared LOST.

Councillor Jason Mancinelli moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor John Findura, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the two unfenced, off leash dog parks be removed.

Councillor Mike O'Donnell moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that through the budget process, consideration be given to adding a $10 fee to licensing and that the dog community be engaged on the importance of the fee to develop further fenced off leash dog parks.

The main motion was put and declared CARRIED.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

BOARD OF POLICE COMMISSIONERS

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

CR19-101              2020 Council and Committee Meeting Schedule

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

- NOVEMBER 13, 2019

 

1.              That Wednesday meetings as outlined in Appendix D be approved.

 

2.              That Council meetings commence at a specified time in the afternoon, with the understanding that delegations be heard at 5:30 p.m.

 

3.              Where a Committee of Council has a majority of citizen members, that we consult with that committee as to a meeting start time.

 

4.              That the City Solicitor be instructed to amend The Procedure Bylaw, Bylaw No, 9004.


Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Mike O'Donnell that the recommendations of Executive Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

(Councillor Stevens temporarily left the meeting.)

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

(Councillor Stevens returned to the meeting.)

CR19-102              2020 Elected Official Committee Appointments

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

- NOVEMBER 13, 2019

 

1.      That City Council appoint and approve the elected member appointments to the committees summarized in Appendix A.

 

2.      That all appointments be made effective January 1, 2020 with terms of office to December 31, 2020 unless otherwise noted. 

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Mike O'Donnell that the recommendations of Executive Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor Barbara Young, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that Councillors:  Jason Mancinelli, Joel Murray and Andrew Stevens be appointed to the Regina Appeal Board for a term effective January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020.

The main motion, as amended, was put and declared CARRIED.

CR19-103              2020 Citizen & Organization Appointments to Committee

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

- NOVEMBER 13, 2019

 

1.      That the following individuals be appointed to the Accessibility Advisory Committee for terms of office indicated below:

 

Amy Alsop                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

Bernadine Flaman                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

Shae Sackman                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

Allard Thomas                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021

Ashley Nemeth                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

Dylan Morin                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

Jennifer Cohen                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

 

2.      That the following individuals be appointed to the Board of Police Commissioners for terms of office indicated below:

 

Vic Pankratz                                           January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

Jada Yee                                                        January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

 

3.      That the following individuals be appointed to the Board of Revision for a term of office as indicated below:

 

Regan Kizlyk                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

Madlin Lucyk                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021

Erica Pederson                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

Randy Schellenberg                            January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

Daniel Falayi                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021

 

4.      That the following individuals be appointed to the Development Appeals Board for a term of office as indicated below:

 

Daniel Hebert                                           January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

Evan Markewich                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

 

5.      That the following individuals be appointed to the Regina Planning Commission for a term of office as indicated below:

 

Cheri Moreau                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

Tak Pham                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

Steve Tunison                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

 

6.      That the following individuals be appointed to the Regina Public Library Board for a term of office indicated below:

 

Barbara March-Burwell                            January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

Marj Gavigan                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

 

7.      That Patrick Mah be appointed to the Mayor’s Housing Commission for a three-year term of office effective January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2022

 

8.      That Melissa Coomber-Bentsen be appointed as a non-profit representative to the Mayor’s Housing Commission for a two-year term of office effective January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021

 

9.      That the following Regina Catholic School Board Representatives be appointed to the School Board/City Council Liaison Committee for a one-year term of office as indicated below:

 

Bob Kowalchuk                                           January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

Vicky Bonnell                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

Dom Scuglia                                           January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

Curt Van Parys                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

 

10.  That the following Regina Public School Board Representatives be appointed to the School Boards/City Council Liaison Committee for a one-year term of office as indicated below:

 

Adam Hicks                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

Katherine Gagne                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

Greg Enion                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

Naomi Mellor                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

 

11.  That the members appointed to each board, committee and commission continue to hold office for the term indicated for each vacancy or until their successors are appointed.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the recommendations of Executive Committee contained in the report be concurred in after amending the terms for appointment to the Regina Public Library Board to two years terms expiring December 31, 2021.

CR19-104              Appointments to the Board of Directors for Regina Downtown BID

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

- NOVEMBER 13, 2019

 

That the following appointments be approved to the Board of Directors for Regina Downtown:

 

1)     Mr. Aaron Murray and Mr. James Camplin as persons who are electors of the City or are employed in the District for terms effective January 1, 2020 and expiring December 31, 2021.

 

2)     Ms. Jaime Boldt, Ms. Victoria Gagne and Mr. Aaron Burnett as persons who are electors of the City or are employed in the District for terms effective January 1, 2020 and expiring December 31, 2022.

 

3)     Members continue to hold office for the term indicated or until successors are appointed.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor John Findura, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the recommendations of Executive Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

CR19-105              2020 Appointments to Regina’s Warehouse Business Improvement District Board

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

- NOVEMBER 13, 2019

 

1.      That the following appointments be approved to Regina’s Warehouse Business Improvement District Board: 

 

·         Mr. Don Black                                                        January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

·         Mr. Mark Heise                                                        January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021

·         Ms. Loree MacPherson                                          January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021

·         Mr. Frank McInally                                                        January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021

·         Ms. Piper New                                                        January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021

·         Ms. Brandee Owens                                                        January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021

 

2.      Members continue to hold office for the term indicated or until successors are appointed.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Barbara Young, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the recommendations of Executive Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, that the meeting adjourn at 10:31 p.m.

The motion was put and declared LOST.

PRIORITIES AND PLANNING COMMITTEE

CR19-111              Sponsorship, Naming Rights & Advertising Program

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION OF THE PRIOTITIES AND PLANNING COMMITTEE

- NOVEMBER 20, 2019

 

That the development of a Sponsorship, Naming Rights & Advertising Program be considered during the 2020 budget process.


Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, seconded by Councillor Mike O'Donnell that the recommendations of the Priorities and Planning Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

PUBLIC WORKS AND INFRASTRUCTIRE COMMITTEE

CR19-106              Wastewater Master Plan

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION OF THE PUBLIC WORKS AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE –NOVEMBER 14, 2019

 

1.      That the Wastewater Master Plan (WWMP) and authorize the use of the WWMP as a guide for future wastewater-related decisions and actions be approved.

 

2.      That Administration provide a progress report regarding implementation of the WWMP to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee in 2022.

NOTICE OF MOTION

MN19-22              Councillor Jerry Flegel:  2020 Proposed Regina Board of Police Commissioners Budget

MN19-23              Mayor Michael Fougere:  Accelerating the Lead Service Connection Management Program

MN19-24              Councillor Bob Hawkins:  Planning and Priorities Committee

BYLAWS AND RELATED REPORTS

CR19-107              Community and Protective Services Committee:  2020 Pest Control Officer Appointment

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION OF THE COMMUNITY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES COMMITTEE – NOVEMBER 7, 2019

 

1.      That the City Solicitor be instructed to amend Bylaw No. 200971 being The Appointment and Authorization of City Officials Bylaw, 2009 to:

 

              Appoint the following people as Pest Control Officers under The Pest Control Act from January 1, 2020 until December 31, 2020; unless the officer’s employment with the City of Regina is terminated sooner:

 

Name                            Position

Russell Eirich                            Senior Program Manager, Forestry, Horticulture & Pest Control

Ryan Johnston                            Supervisor, Pest Control

Corey Doka                            Pest Control Officer

 

2.              That within 14 days of City Council passing the amendments to Bylaw 200971, that the City Clerk notify the Ministry of Agriculture of the appointment of the Pest Control Officers, as required by The Pest Control Act.

CR19-108              Community and Protective Services Committee:  Cemetery Schedule and Fee Review

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION OF THE COMMUNITY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES COMMITTEE – NOVEMBER 7, 2019

 

1.      That the Cemetery Fee Schedule for 2020 and 2021, as set out in Appendix B, be approved and the rates come into effect January 1, 2020.

 

2.      That the amendments to The Cemeteries Bylaw, 2008-27 as described in this report and Appendix A be approved.

 

3.      That the City Solicitor be instructed to prepare the amendments to The Cemeteries Bylaw, 2008-27 as described in this report.

CR19-109              Finance and Administration Committee:  Community Non-Profit Tax Exemption Policy

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION OF THE FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE

- NOVEMBER 5, 2019

 

1.              That the property tax exemptions as listed in Appendix A be approved subject to the Government of Saskatchewan approving the exemption or partial exemption of the education portion of the property tax levies where required.

 

2.              That the Executive Director, Financial Strategy & Sustainability or his delegate be authorized to apply for the approval of the Government of Saskatchewan on behalf of property owners for any exemption of the education portion of the property tax levies payable to the Government of Saskatchewan that is $25,000 or greater on an annual basis.

 

3.              That the City Solicitor be instructed to prepare the necessary bylaw to authorize the property tax exemptions for 2020 for those properties that are receiving one year tax exemptions as listed in Appendix A.

 

4.              That pursuant to clause 244(2)(a) of The Cities Act the property taxes for the following properties for the following years be cancelled because there has been a change in ownership or use of the property, without which the property would have otherwise been exempt:

 

a)      2018 property taxes payable for the space occupied by The Royal Canadian Legion at 1820 Cornwall Street; Plan: 00RA12095, Block: 308; Lot: 42; as described on the Assessment Roll as Account No. 10032641.

 

b)     2019 property taxes for The Young Women’s Christian Association to be located at 1915 Retallack Street; Plan: 101887623, Block: 339; Lot: A as described on the Assessment Roll as Account No. 10101336 and Plan: 101887623 Block: 339; Lot: B as described on the Assessment roll as Account No.10101337.

 

c)      2019 property taxes for The Islamic Association of Saskatchewan, Regina Inc. at 641 E Victoria Avenue; Plan: 70R13525 Blk: A; Plan: DV 270 Blk: 38; Lot: 21-34/ Blk: 38B Lot: 7-20/ Blk: Y; as described on the Assessment Roll as Account No. 10039677.

 

5.   That Administration bring forward a report to the December 2, 2019 Finance and Administration Committee meeting that provides more particular reasons as to why the organizations outlined in Appendix B did not qualify for an exemption.

CR19-110              Priorities and Planning Committee:  Civic Art & Cultural Collections Policy

Recommendation

RECOMMENDATION OF THE PRIORITIES AND PLANNING COMMITTEE

- OCTOBER 23, 2019

 

1.      That the Civic Art and Cultural Collections Policy provided in Appendix A of this report be approved.

2.      That the Municipal Arts Policy (1993) be repealed.

3.      That Bylaw No. 2002-39 The Heritage Building Material Review Advisory Committee Bylaw be repealed and the City Solicitor be instructed to prepare the necessary bylaw.

4.      That Administration be directed to include a capital funding proposal for acquisition and maintenance of the City’s civic art and cultural collections within the 2020 budget process.

2019-55              THE HERITAGE BUILDING MATERIAL REVIEW ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPEAL BYLAW, 2019

2019-59              THE CEMETERIES AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2019

2019-60              THE APPOINTMENT AND AUTHORIZATION OF CITY OFFICIALS  AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2019-60

2019-63              THE COMMUNITY NON-PROFIT TAX EXEMPTION BYLAW, 2019

ADJOURNMENT

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, that the meeting adjourn.

(Councillor Hawkins requested a recorded vote.)

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chairperson                                                                                    Secretary