Council Meeting
Agenda

C#40-22
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Council Chambers
225 East Beaver Creek Road
Richmond Hill, Ontario

Mayor David West

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  • That the minutes of Inaugural Council Meeting C#35-22 held November 21, 2022 be adopted.

  • That the minutes of Council Meeting C#36-22 held November 23, 2022 be adopted.

  • That the minutes of Special Council Meeting C#37-22 held November 23, 2022 be adopted.

  • a) That, to ensure seamless delivery of the City's capital program, Council approve the early approval of capital expenditures for the time sensitive projects identified in SRCFS.22.033 in the amount of $9,802,000 plus $316,800 in project management and overhead costs, with funding sources identified for each project as identified in SRCFS.22.033.

  • a) That Staff Report SRCS.22.19 regarding an updated Terms of Reference for the Property Standards Committee be received.

    b) That the updated Terms of Reference for the Property Standards Committee attached to this Staff Report SRCS.22.19 as Appendix A be approved.

  • a) That Staff Report SRCS.22.18 regarding the Recreation and Culture Plan be received; and, 

    b) That the 2022 Recreation and Culture Plan, attached as Appendix A to SRCS 22.18, be approved. 

  • a) That Staff Report SRCS.22.15 regarding execution of a Water and Wastewater Asset Ownership Agreement be received. 

    b) That upon the recommendation of the Commissioner of Community Services, the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to execute a Water and Wastewater Asset Ownership Agreement with the Regional Municipality of York to govern the ownership of water and wastewater assets as described in Staff Report SRCS.22.15.

  • a) That the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to execute a tri-party servicing agreement with Metroview Developments (Elmwood) Inc. and Metroview Developments (Harding) Inc., upon the written recommendation of the Commissioner of Planning and Regulatory Services.

  • a) That the Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment applications submitted by Schlegel Villages Inc. for lands known as Part of Lot 54, Concession 1, W.Y.S. (Municipal Address: 11300 Yonge Street), City Files D01-20018 and D02-20033, be approved, subject to the following:

    (i) that the City’s Official Plan be amended to include site specific policies as outlined in Staff Report SPRI.22.117;

    (i) that the draft Official Plan Amendment attached hereto as Appendix “B” be finalized and brought to a future Council meeting for consideration and adoption;

    (ii) that the subject lands be rezoned from General Commercial One (GC1) Zone to Institutional One (I1) Zone and Park (P) Zone under By-law 190-87, as amended, with site specific development standards to facilitate the development proposal as outlined in Staff Report SRPI.22.117;

    (iii) that prior to the final amending Zoning By-law being brought forward to Council for consideration and enactment, the following take place:

    a) that a Site Plan application be submitted and substantially completed to the satisfaction of the Commissioner of Planning and Infrastructure;

    b) that the draft Zoning By-law attached hereto as Appendix “C” be finalized and updated to address the comments in Staff Report SRPI.22.117 to the satisfaction of the Commissioner of Planning and Infrastructure;

    b) That pursuant to Section 34(17) of the Planning Act, Council deem that no further notice be required with respect to any necessary modifications to the draft amending Zoning By-law to implement the proposed development on the subject lands; and,

    c) That the authority to assign municipal servicing allocation to the proposed development to be constructed on the subject lands be delegated to the Commissioner of Planning and Infrastructure subject to the City’s Interim Growth Management Strategy, and that the assigned municipal servicing allocation be released in accordance with the provisions of By-law 109-11.

  • a) That the Zoning By-law Amendment application submitted by Bellegate Developments Ltd. for lands known as Part of Lot 68 and All of Lot 69, Plan 2300 (Municipal Address: 109 Benson Avenue), City File D02-20021, be approved, subject to the following:

    (i) that the subject lands be rezoned from Residential Second Density (R2) Zone to Residential Multiple First Density (RM1) Zone and Residential Multiple Second Density (RM2) Zone under By-law 66-71, as amended, and that the amending Zoning By-law establish site specific development standards as outlined in Staff Report SRPI.22.109;

    (ii) that the draft amending Zoning By-law as set out in Appendix “B” to Staff Report SRPI.22.109 be finalized to the satisfaction of the Commissioner of Planning and Infrastructure, and be brought forward to a future Council meeting for consideration and enactment;

    (iii) that pursuant to Section 34(17) of the Planning Act, Council deem that no further notice be required with respect to any necessary modifications to the draft amending Zoning By-law to implement the proposed development on the subject lands; and,

    b) That the authority to assign municipal servicing allocation to the proposed development to be constructed on the subject lands be delegated to the Commissioner of Planning and Infrastructure subject to the criteria in the City’s Interim Growth Management Strategy, and that the assigned servicing allocation be released in accordance with By-law 109-11, as amended.

  • a) That the Official Plan Amendment, Zoning By-law Amendment and draft Plan of Subdivision applications submitted by Leslie Richmond Developments Limited for the lands known as Part of Lot 30, Concession 3, E.Y.S. (Municipal Address: 11491 Leslie Street), City Files D01-21002, D02-21003 and SUB-21-0001 (D03-21001), be approved, subject to the following:

    (i) that the North Leslie Secondary Plan be amended to redesignate the subject lands from Employment Corridor to Medium Density Residential as outlined in Staff Report SRPI.22.112, and that the draft Official Plan Amendment attached as Appendix “B” be finalized and forwarded to a future meeting of Council for consideration and adoption;

    (ii) that the subject lands be rezoned from Agricultural (A1) Zone under By-law 2325-68, as amended, to Multiple Residential Four (RM4) Zone under By-law 55-15, as amended, and that the amending Zoning By-law establish site specific development standards as outlined in Staff Report SRPI.22.112;

    (iii)  that prior to forwarding the amending Zoning By-law to Council for consideration and enactment, the following take place;

    (a) that the draft Zoning By-law attached as Appendix “C” be finalized and updated to address the comments in Staff Report SRPI.22.112 to the satisfaction of the Commissioner of Planning and Infrastructure;

    (b) that the applicant submit a Site Plan application, and that the Site Plan approval process be substantially completed to the satisfaction of the Commissioner of Planning and Infrastructure;

    (c) that confirmation be received that the applicant has registered restrictions over the subject lands under Section 118 of the Land Titles Act;

    (iv) that pursuant to Section 34(17) of the Planning Act, Council deem that no further notice be required with respect to any necessary modifications to the draft amending Zoning By-law to implement the proposed development on the subject lands;

    (v) that the Plan of Subdivision as depicted on Map 5 to Staff Report  SRPI.22.112 be draft approved subject to the conditions set out in Appendix “D”;

    (vi) that prior to draft approval being granted, the applicant pay the applicable processing fee in accordance with the City’s Tariff of Fees By-law 68-21, as amended; and,

    b) That the authority to assign 53.82 persons equivalent of servicing allocation to the proposed development to be constructed on the subject lands be delegated to the Commissioner of Planning and Infrastructure subject to the City’s Interim Growth Management Strategy, and that the assigned servicing allocation be released in accordance with By-law 109-11, as amended.

  • a) That the revised Zoning By-law Amendment and draft Plan of Subdivision applications submitted by Silver Spring Homes Development Inc. for the lands known as Part of Lots 11, 12, 13, 32, 35, 36, and Lots 33 and 34, Plan 3805 and Part of Lots 13 and 53, Plan 3806 (Municipal Addresses: 265 and 305 16th Avenue and 86, 92, 94, 98, 102 and 106 Duncan Road), City Files D02-20004 and D03-20002, be approved, subject to the following:

    (i) that the subject lands be rezoned from Low Density Residential Six (R6) Zone, Low Density Residential Seven (R7) Zone and Special Residential (SR-1) Zone to Low Density Residential Six (R6) Zone, Low Density Residential Seven (R7) Zone, Special Residential (SR-1) Zone and Flood (F) Zone under By-law 255-96, as amended, with site specific exceptions as set out in Appendix “B” to Staff Report SRPI.22.113;

    (ii) that the draft amending Zoning By-law as set out in Appendix “B” be finalized to the satisfaction of the Commissioner of Planning and Infrastructure, and be brought forward to a future Council meeting for consideration and enactment;

    (iii) that pursuant to Section 34(17) of the Planning Act, Council deem that no further notice be required with respect to any necessary modifications to the draft amending Zoning By-law to implement the proposed development on the subject lands;

    (iv) that the Plan of Subdivision as depicted on Map 5 to Staff Report SRPI.22.113 be draft approved, subject to the conditions as set out in Appendix “C”;

    (v) that prior to draft approval being granted, the applicant pay the applicable processing fee in accordance with the City’s Tariff of Fees By-law 68-21, as amended;

    b) That the Manager of Real Estate be directed to commence negotiations for the sale of the lands described as Part of Lot 10, Plan 3805, designated as Parts 2 and 3 on Plan 65R-16599 and further depicted as the lands northwest of Block 27 on Map 5;

    c) That Site Plan Control By-law 137-09, as amended, be further amended to include the subject lands within a Site Plan Control Area for the purposes of securing the applicant’s sustainability commitments, and that said by-law be brought forward to a future Council meeting for consideration and enactment; and,

    d) That the authority to assign municipal servicing allocation to the proposed development to be constructed on the subject lands be delegated to the Commissioner of Planning and Infrastructure subject to the criteria in the City’s Interim Growth Management Strategy, and that the assigned servicing allocation be released in accordance with the provisions of By-law 109-11.

  • a) That the revised Zoning By-law Amendment and draft Plan of Subdivision applications submitted by Libang Developments Inc. for lands known as Part of Lots 125 and 126, and Lots 127 and 128, Plan 1960 (Municipal Addresses: 159, 169, 177, 181 and 189 Carrville Road), City Files D02-18015 and D03-18008, be approved, subject to the following:

    (i) that the subject lands be rezoned from Third Density Residential – A (R3A) Zone under By-law 2523, as amended, to Multiple Family One (RM1) Zone under By-law 2523, as amended, and that the amending Zoning By-law establish site specific development standards as outlined in Staff Report SRPI.22.116;

    (ii) that prior to the final amending Zoning By-law being brought forward to Council for consideration and enactment, the following take place:

    a) that a Site Plan application be submitted and substantially completed to the satisfaction of the Commissioner of Planning and Infrastructure;

    b) that confirmation be received that the applicant has registered restrictions over the subject lands under Section 118 of the Land Titles Act;

    c) that the draft amending Zoning By-law as set out in Appendix “B” be finalized and updated to address the comments in Staff Report SRPI.22.116 to the satisfaction of the Commissioner of Planning and Infrastructure;

    (iii) that pursuant to Section 34(17) of the Planning Act, Council deem that no further notice be required with respect to any necessary modifications to the draft amending Zoning By-law to implement the proposed development on the subject lands;

    (iv) that the Plan of Subdivision as depicted on Map 5 to Staff Report SRPI.22.116 be draft approved, subject to the conditions of draft approval as set out in Appendix “C”; 

    (v) that prior to draft approval being granted, the applicant pay the applicable processing fee in accordance with the City’s Tariff of Fees By-law 68-21, as amended;

    b) That the authority to assign servicing allocation to the proposed development to be constructed on the subject lands be delegated to the Commissioner of Planning and Infrastructure subject to the City’s Interim Growth Management Strategy, and that the assigned servicing allocation be released in accordance with By-law 109-11, as amended; and,

    c) That staff be directed to bring forward a site specific exception to the City’s Disabled Parking By-law 10-04 (Chapter 1106 of the Municipal Code) to a future Council Meeting as outlined in Staff Report SRPI.22.116.

  • That Staff Report SRPI.22.115 be received and that the Deeming By-law Application submitted by Behrooz Sabaghpoor Fard for the lands known as Lot 1, Plan 4635 (Municipal Address: 282 Richmond Street), City File DEEM-22-0001, be approved, subject to the following:

    (i) That the Deeming By-law be brought forward to the December 7, 2022 Council meeting for consideration and enactment.

Moved by:  Regional and Local Councillor Chan

  • WHEREAS on January 27 each year, communities across Canada celebrate Family Literacy Day with activities such as reading and learning to promote literacy for family as a whole with parents reading to children and learning together to stimulate interest in reading and developing learning habits among children;

    WHEREAS the theme for 2023 Family Literacy Day is “Celebrate Your Heritage” and Richmond Hill Public Library will be offering Family Storytimes and craft-based activities that promote exploring family’s heritage on January 27, 2023;

    WHEREAS Richmond Hill Public Library extend support for literacy beyond reading with programs and initiatives to develop other core literacies in the community such as financial, numerical and technology literacy;

    WHEREAS Richmond Hill will commemorate 150 years and celebrate its heritage in 2023 that fit with the theme of Family Literacy Day of “Celebrate Your Heritage”;

    Now Therefore Be It Resolved That:

    Council recognizes the importance of promoting reading and learning together as a family to raise levels of literacy and supports the celebration of our heritage by declaring Family Literacy Day on January 27, 2023.

  • That Council move into closed session:

    a) To consider a position, plan, procedure, criteria or instruction to be applied to any negotiations carried on or to be carried on by or on behalf of the municipality or local board, with respect to the City's waste collection contract (Section 239(2)(k) of the Municipal Act, 2001).

    b) To consider personal matters about identifiable individuals, including municipal or local board employees, with respect to appointment of Directors to the Village of Richmond Hill Business Improvement Area Board of Management for the 2022 to 2026 Term of Council (Section 239(2)(b) of the Municipal Act, 2001);

    c) To consider personal matters about identifiable individuals, including municipal or local board employees, with respect to Citizen Appointments to the Committee of Adjustment for the 2022 to 2026 Term of Council (Section 239(2)(b) of the Municipal Act, 2001).

    d) To consider personal matters about identifiable individuals, including municipal or local board employees, with respect to Citizen Appointments to the Heritage Centre Advisory Committee for the 2022 to 2026 Term of Council (Section 239(2)(b) of the Municipal Act, 2001).

    e) To consider personal matters about identifiable individuals, including municipal or local board employees, with respect to Citizen Appointments to the Heritage Richmond Hill Committee for the 2022 to 2026 Term of Council (Section 239(2)(b) of the Municipal Act, 2001).

    f) To consider personal matters about identifiable individuals, including municipal or local board employees, with respect to Citizen Appointments to the Property Standards Committee for the 2022 to 2026 Term of Council (Section 239(2)(b) of the Municipal Act, 2001).

    g) To consider personal matters about identifiable individuals, including municipal or local board employees, with respect to Citizen Appointments to the Road Watch Committee for the 2022 to 2026 Term of Council (Section 239(2)(b) of the Municipal Act, 2001).

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