DEVELOPMENT SERVICES COMMITTEE AGENDA

JUNE 21, 2011, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Council Chamber

Meeting No. 18

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

1........ PRESENTATION OF SERVICE AWARDS (12.2.6) 4

 

2........ INNOVATION YORK IN THE MCC:  INNOVATING IN YORK REGION (10.0) 5

 

3........ COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE STRATEGY (10.0) 5

 

4........ HERITAGE MARKHAM COMMITTEE MINUTES  - June 8, 2011 (16.11) 5

 

5........ MARKHAM LIVE COMMITTEE MINUTES  - May 30, 2011 (16.24) 5

 

6........ SPRING 2011 PUBLIC CONSULTATION PROGRAM  REGARDING THE NEW MARKHAM OFFICIAL PLAN (10.0) 6

 

7........ 2011 SECOND QUARTER UPDATE OF THE  STREET NAME RESERVE LIST (10.14) 6

 

8........ REQUEST FOR DEMOLITION – GARAGE  RECONSTRUCTION – HISTORIC SHED  94 JOHN STREET, THORNHILL  BUILDING PERMIT FILE 11 116033 (10.13, 16.11) 6

 

9........ DESIGNATED HERITAGE PROPERTY  GRANT APPLICATIONS - 2011 (16.11) 7

 

10...... THE REMINGTON GROUP  (MARKET VILLAGE MARKHAM) AND PACIFIC MALL  NORTH EAST KENNEDY ROAD AND STEELES AVENUE EAST  APPLICATIONS FOR SITE PLAN APPROVAL FOR  TWO PROPOSED COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENTS  (SC 07 128831 (MARKET VILLAGE MARKHAM))  (SC 10 125799 (PACIFIC MALL)) (10.6) 8

 

11...... CEDARDALE MARKHAM INC.  APPLICATION TO AMEND THE  ZONING BY-LAW TO PERMIT A HIGH  DENSITY MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT AND   A SINGLE STOREY RETAIL/COMMERCIAL BUILDING  AT THE SOUTH-EAST CORNER OF HIGHWAY 48  AND CASTLEMORE AVENUE  (ZA 05 006325) (10.5) 8

 

12...... SOUTHEAST COLLECTOR TRUNK SEWER  ENHANCEMENT PLAN – SELECTION OF PROJECTS (5.5) 9

 

13...... SCARDRED 7 COMPANY LIMITED  4038 HIGHWAY 7 EAST  APPLICATIONS FOR OFFICIAL PLAN AND  ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENTS AND SITE PLAN  APPROVAL TO PERMIT ADDITIONAL COMMERCIAL  USES IN TWO EXISTING COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS  AND THE RENOVATION AND EXPANSION OF THE  BUILDINGS (FORMER WHITE ROSE NURSERIES GARDEN  CENTRE AND HEAD OFFICE)  (OP 09 116642, ZA 09 116689 AND SC 10 125396) (10.3, 10.6) 10

 

14...... BIRCHMOUNT ROAD AND VERCLAIRE GATE  ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR  ROUGE RIVER BRIDGE CROSSINGS (5.7) 11

 

 

 

 

 

15...... AWARD OF TENDER # 052-T-11 REHABILITATION  OF REESOR ROAD BRIDGE (B13) BETWEEN  STEELES AVENUE EAST AND 14TH AVENUE (7.12.2) 11

 

16...... MARKHAM CENTRE MOBILITY HUB  STATION STUDY (5.14) 12

 

 


 

 

 

INFORMATION PAGE

 

 

Development Services Committee Members:         All Members of Council

 

Development Services                                               Economic Development

Chair:               Regional Councillor Jim Jones               Chair:               Councillor Carolina Moretti

Vice-Chair:       Councillor Don Hamilton                       Vice-Chair:       Councillor Alex Chiu

 

Transportation Issues

Chair:               Regional Councillor Gord Landon

Vice-Chair:       Councillor Alan Ho

 

Regrets:            None

 

 

Development Services meetings are audio streamed live at Town of Markham’s website.

 

Alternate formats for this document are available upon request

 

 

PLEASE BRING THIS DSC AGENDA TO COUNCIL ON

JUNE 28, 2011

 

 

PART A AND PART B

(PRESENTATIONS, MAJOR STUDIES, AND ISSUES AGENDA)

(REPORT AGENDA)

 

 

Consent Items:  All matters listed under the consent agenda are considered to be routine and are recommended for approval by the department. They may be enacted on one motion, or any item may be discussed if a member so requests.

 

 

Please Note:  The times listed on this agenda are approximate and may vary; Council may, at its discretion, alter the order of the agenda items.

 

 

 


 

DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

 

REQUESTS FOR IDENTIFICATION OF DEPUTATIONS

REGARDING MATTERS ON THIS AGENDA

 

 

PRESENTATIONS/DEPUTATIONS

 

 

1.         PRESENTATION OF SERVICE AWARDS (12.2.6)

 

Bruce Zimmerman, Captain, Fire & Emergency Services, 30 years

Paul Ingham, General Manager, Operations, Operations, 30 years

Piero Cannistra, Field Supervisor/Trainer, Building Standards, 25 years

Rodney Norton, Working Supervisor, Operations, 25 years

Jennifer Barnes, Administrative Assistant, Bldg. Stds Dept., Building Standards, 15 years

Frances MacGregor, Parking Control Administrator, Clerks, 15 years

Kirby Crang, Firefighter, Fire & Emergency Services, 15 years

Brendon Eatly, Firefighter, Fire & Emergency Services, 15 years

Glenn Edwards, Firefighter, Fire & Emergency Services, 15 years

George Fartsalas, Firefighter, Fire & Emergency Services, 15 years

Robert Fex, Firefighter, Fire & Emergency Services, 15 years

Warlito Gallenero, Firefighter, Fire & Emergency Services, 15 years

Andrew Greenwood, Firefighter, Fire & Emergency Services, 15 years

Mark Headecker, Firefighter, Fire & Emergency Services, 15 years

Blair Kelly, Firefighter, Fire & Emergency Services, 15 years

Jeffery LeFaive, Firefighter, Fire & Emergency Services, 15 years

Ronald Lewis, Firefighter, Fire & Emergency Services, 15 years

Anthony Macoretta, Firefighter, Fire & Emergency Services, 15 years

Jarrod Marshall, Firefighter, Fire & Emergency Services, 15 years

Steven Rendall, Firefighter, Fire & Emergency Services, 15 years

Richard Sordet, Firefighter, Fire & Emergency Services, 15 years

Dino, Ciafardoni, Building Inspector II, Building Standards, 10

Alida Tari, Council/Committee Coordinator, Clerks, 10 years

Alexander Braithwaite, Provincial Offences Officer II, Clerks, 5 years

Gary Restoule, Hall Attendant, Markham Theatre, Culture, 5 years

Abdullah Hossain, Environmental Engineer, Asset Management, 3 years

Susan McGrath, Provincial Offences Officer Supervisor, Clerks, 3 years

Daniel Epton, Graphics Cordinator, Communications & Community Relations, 3 years

Michelle Perry, Letters of Credit Administrator, Financial Services, 3 years

Sam Berton, Senior Human Resources Consultant, Human Resources, 3 years

Elisabeth Silva Stewart, Senior Planner, Planning & Urban Design, 3 years

Fraser Anderson, Fitness Counsellor, Thornhill C.C., Recreation Services, 3 years

Colin Service, Manager, Planning & Policy Development, Recreation Services, 3 years

 

 

 

 

2.         INNOVATION YORK IN THE MCC:
            INNOVATING IN YORK REGION (10.0)

 

That the presentation provided by Stan Shapson, Vice-President Research & Innovation, York University regarding Innovation York in the MCC: Innovating in York Region, be received.

 

 

 

 

3.         COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE STRATEGY (10.0)

            Presentation

            T. Kanji, ext. 4480

 

That the presentation provided by Ms. Christine Pacini, Partner, SHS Consulting regarding Community Infrastructure Strategy, be received.

 

 

 

 

CONSENT

 

 

 

 

4.         HERITAGE MARKHAM COMMITTEE MINUTES
            - June 8, 2011 (16.11)

            Minutes 

 

That the minutes of the Heritage Markham Committee meeting held June 8, 2011, be received for information purposes.

 

 

 

 

5.         MARKHAM LIVE COMMITTEE MINUTES
            - May 30, 2011 (16.24)

            Minutes

 

That the minutes of the Markham Live Committee meeting held May 30, 2011, be received for information purposes.

 

 


 

6.         SPRING 2011 PUBLIC CONSULTATION PROGRAM
            REGARDING THE NEW MARKHAM OFFICIAL PLAN (10.0)

            Report  Attachments 

            T. Lambe, ext. 2910

 

1)         That the report entitled “Spring 2011 Public Consultation Program Regarding the New Markham Official Plan”, be received; and,

 

2)         That the additional correspondence (attached as Appendix A) received after the Special Meeting of Council on April 12, 2011, relating to the Town’s new Official Plan, be received; and,

 

3)         That Council refer all comments received to Staff, for consideration in the preparation of a new Markham Official Plan; and further,

 

4)         That Staff be authorized and directed to do all things necessary to give effect to this resolution.

 

 

 

7.         2011 SECOND QUARTER UPDATE OF THE
            STREET NAME RESERVE LIST (10.14)

            Report  Attachment 

            R. Tadmore, ext. 6810

 

1)         That Development Services Committee receive the updated street name reserve list for the second quarter of 2011, attached as Appendix ‘A’ to the June 21st, 2011 staff report.

 

 

 

8.         REQUEST FOR DEMOLITION – GARAGE
            RECONSTRUCTION – HISTORIC SHED
            94 JOHN STREET, THORNHILL
            BUILDING PERMIT FILE 11 116033 (10.13, 16.11)

            Report

            R. Hutcheson, ext. 2080

 

1)         That Council endorse the demolition of the garage at 94 John Street and the reconstruction of the historic shed located within the Thornhill Heritage Conservation District; and,

 

2)         That this matter go to the Council meeting on June 28, 2011; and further,

 

3)         That Staff be authorized and directed to do all things necessary to give effect to this resolution.

 

 

9.         DESIGNATED HERITAGE PROPERTY
            GRANT APPLICATIONS - 2011 (16.11)

            Report

            R. Hutcheson, ext. 2080

 

1)         That the staff report dated June 21, 2011 entitled “Designated Heritage Property Grant Applications -2011”, be received; and,

 

2)         That Designated Heritage Property Grants for 2011 be approved in the amounts noted  for the following properties provided that the applicants comply with eligibility requirements of the program:

 

3)         That Council agrees to waive the eligibility criteria pertaining to the timing of the work already commenced on 180 Main Street North and the work that must commence as soon as possible at  9899 Hwy. 48 due to safety concerns; and,

 

4)         That the grants be funded through the Designated Heritage Property Grant Project Fund, Account # 620-101-5399-11021 ($30,000.00 available); and further,

 

5)         That Staff be authorized and directed to do all things necessary to give effect to this resolution.

REGULAR

 

 

10.       THE REMINGTON GROUP
            (MARKET VILLAGE MARKHAM) AND PACIFIC MALL
            NORTH EAST KENNEDY ROAD AND STEELES AVENUE EAST
            APPLICATIONS FOR SITE PLAN APPROVAL FOR
            TWO PROPOSED COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENTS
            (SC 07 128831 (MARKET VILLAGE MARKHAM))
            (SC 10 125799 (PACIFIC MALL)) (10.6)

            Report  Attachments 

            S. Heaslip, ext. 3140 & R. Kendall, ext. 6580

 

1)         That the staff report dated June 21, 2011 entitled “Preliminary Recommendation Report, The Remington Group (Market Village Markham) and Pacific Mall, North East Kennedy Road and Steeles Avenue East, Applications for site plan approval for two proposed commercial developments,” be received; and,

 

2)         That the applications be endorsed, in principle; and,

 

3)         That the Milliken Subcommittee review final plans and any outstanding issues, and assist in coordination with the City of Toronto and other public agencies as required; and,

 

4)         That staff report back to Development Services Committee with conditions of site plan endorsement once the issues outlined in the June 21, 2011 staff report have been addressed to the satisfaction of staff; and further,

 

5)         That Staff be authorized and directed to do all things necessary to give effect to this resolution.

 

 

11.       CEDARDALE MARKHAM INC.
            APPLICATION TO AMEND THE
            ZONING BY-LAW TO PERMIT A HIGH
            DENSITY MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT AND
            A SINGLE STOREY RETAIL/COMMERCIAL BUILDING
            AT THE SOUTH-EAST CORNER OF HIGHWAY 48
            AND CASTLEMORE AVENUE
            (ZA 05 006325) (10.5)

            Report

            S. Muradali, ext. 2008

 

1)         That the report dated June 21, 2011 and titled “RECOMMENDATION REPORT, Cedardale Markham Inc., Application to amend the Zoning By-law to permit a high density mixed use development and a single storey retail/commercial building at the south-east corner of Highway 48 and Castlemore Avenue, File No: ZA 05 00632,” be received; and,

 

2)         That the record of the public meeting held on February 2, 2010, regarding the Zoning By-law amendment application be received; and,

 

3)         That the application submitted by Cedardale Markham Inc. to amend Zoning By-law 177-96, as amended, be approved subject to holding provisions, related to, among other things, site plan approval, site servicing and servicing allocation, and that the draft By-law attached as Appendix ‘A’ be finalized and enacted without further notice; and,

 

4)         That the Zoning By-law amendment include a provision requiring the Owner to enter into an agreement with the Town regarding a contribution by the Owner with respect to Section 37 of the Planning Act and in accordance with the Town’s Official Plan policies regarding Section 37 contributions, prior to the lifting of the holding provision; and,

 

5)         That the Mayor and Clerk be authorized to execute a Section 37 agreement with the Owner; and further,

 

6)         That Staff be authorized and directed to do all things necessary to give effect to this resolution.

 

 

 

12.       SOUTHEAST COLLECTOR TRUNK SEWER
            ENHANCEMENT PLAN – SELECTION OF PROJECTS (5.5)

            Report  Figure 1  Figure 2  Figure 3  Appendix A 

            L. Duoba, ext. 7925, R. Rendon, ext. 6922 & T. Lambe, ext. 2910

 

1)         That the report entitled “Southeast Collector Trunk Sewer Enhancement Plan – Selection of Projects” dated June 21, 2011, be received; and,

 

2)         That Council endorse the Southeast Collector Trunk Sewer Enhancement project allocations as recommended by the Environmental Issues Committee and outlined in this report; and,

 

3)         That Council authorize staff to continue to work with the Regional Municipality of York on finalizing the final budget allocations and to secure the implementation agreements; and,

 

4)         That Mayor and Clerk be authorized to execute such agreements as necessary to give effect to this report, to the satisfaction of  the Town Solicitor; and,

 

5)         That a copy of this report be forwarded to the Regional Municipality of York, York Region District School Board, York Region Catholic District School Board, Toronto Region Conservation Authority and the Rouge Park Alliance for information; and further,

 

6)         That Staff be authorized and directed to do all things necessary to give effect to this resolution.

 

13.       SCARDRED 7 COMPANY LIMITED
            4038 HIGHWAY 7 EAST
            APPLICATIONS FOR OFFICIAL PLAN AND
            ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENTS AND SITE PLAN
            APPROVAL TO PERMIT ADDITIONAL COMMERCIAL
            USES IN TWO EXISTING COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS
            AND THE RENOVATION AND EXPANSION OF THE
            BUILDINGS (FORMER WHITE ROSE NURSERIES GARDEN
            CENTRE AND HEAD OFFICE)
            (OP 09 116642, ZA 09 116689 AND SC 10 125396) (10.3, 10.6)

             Report  Appendix A  Appendix B  Appendix C  Appendix D - Figures 1-4 

            S. Heaslip, ext. 3140 & M. Fry, ext. 2331

 

1)      That the report dated June 21, 2011 titled “RECOMMENDATION REPORT, Scardred 7 Company Limited, 4038 Highway 7, Applications for Official Plan and zoning by-law amendments and site plan approval to permit additional commercial uses in two existing commercial buildings and the renovation and expansion of the buildings (former White Rose Nurseries garden centre and head office), File Nos.: OP 09 116642, ZA 09 116689 and SC 10 125396”, be received; and,

 

2)      That the Official Plan amendment and zoning by-law amendment applications be approved, incorporating the modifications, as outlined in the staff report.; and,

 

3)      That Site Plan Approval be delegated to the Director of Planning, or designate, to be issued following execution of a site plan agreement (Site Plan Approval is issued only when the Director has signed the site plan “approved”), when the following conditions have been met:

        The Owner has entered into a site plan agreement with the Town and the Region of York containing all standard and special provisions and requirements of the Town and public agencies and the provisions outlined in Appendix “D” to the June 21, 2011 staff report. 

        Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment have been approved and have come into force and effect; and further,

 

4)      That Staff be authorized and directed to do all things necessary to give effect to this resolution.

 

 


 

TRANSPORTATION ISSUES

                                         Chair:              Regional Councillor Gord Landon

                                                                    Vice-Chair:      Councillor Alan Ho

 

 

REGULAR

 

 

 

14.       BIRCHMOUNT ROAD AND VERCLAIRE GATE
            ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR
            ROUGE RIVER BRIDGE CROSSINGS (5.7)

            Report  Attachment A Attachment B  Attachment C  

            A. Lim, ext. 2860 & A. Cachola, ext. 2711

 

1)         That the staff report entitled, “Birchmount Road and Verclaire Gate Environmental Assessment for Rouge River Bridge Crossings” be received; and,

 

2)         That staff be authorized to finalize the Class EA Study and file it with the MOE in accordance with the Class Environmental Assessment Act; and,

 

3)         That staff be authorized to proceed immediately with the detailed design of the Birchmount Road Rouge River bridge crossing, notwithstanding the outstanding MOE approval of the Class EA Study; and,

 

4)         That Council authorizes the Mayor and the Clerk to execute development agreement(s) with the Remington Group (Ruland Properties Inc.) and / or Markham Avenue 7 Land Owners Group or any other parties having jurisdiction, in a form satisfactory to the Chief Administrative Officer and the Town Solicitor for the funding and construction of Birchmount Road from Verclaire Gate to the north limits of Remington Group lands; and further,

 

5)         That staff be authorized and directed to do all things necessary to give effect to this resolution.

 

 

 

15.       AWARD OF TENDER # 052-T-11 REHABILITATION
            OF REESOR ROAD BRIDGE (B13) BETWEEN
            STEELES AVENUE EAST AND 14TH AVENUE (7.12.2)

            Report  Attachment A  Attachment B 

            A. Cachola, ext. 2711, P. Zhang, ext. 2477 & T. Casale, ext. 3190

 

1)         That the report entitled “Award of Tender # 052-T-11, Rehabilitation of Reesor Road Bridge (B13) between Steeles Avenue East and 14th Avenue”  be received; and,

 

2)         That the contract for Tender # 052-T-11, Rehabilitation of Reesor Road Bridge (B13) between Steeles Avenue East and 14th Avenue be awarded to the lowest priced, qualified bidder, Anscon Contracting Inc., in the amount of $400,916.35 inclusive of HST; and,

 

3)         That a separate purchase order in the amount of $40,092.00 inclusive of HST, be issued for contingency to cover any additional construction fees and that the Director of Engineering be authorized to approve the expenditure of this contingency amount up to the specified limit in accordance with the Expenditure Control Policy; and,

 

4)         That staff be authorized to retain a qualified geotechnical consulting firm – Coffey Geotechnics in accordance with the Town’s purchasing By law to provide geotechnical and materials testing services during construction with an upset limit of $11,000.00 inclusive of HST; and,

 

5)         That a separate purchase order in the upset amount of $6,000.00 inclusive of HST be issued to Aquafor Beech Limited  to provide fish management program work during construction as requested by TRCA for the bridge construction permission; and,

 

6)         That the Engineering Department apply a Project Management Fee in the amount of $41,220.75 inclusive of HST; and,

 

7)         That the awards and fees listed in recommendations 2-6 be funded from the Bridge Improvement – Reesor S of 14th project (# 058-6150-8461-005), in the amount of $240,349.56; and the Bridge Improvement – Reesor Road (B13) project (#058-6150-11340-005), in the amount of $258,879.54; and,

 

8)         That Council authorize the  through versus local road closure of Reesor Road between Steeles Avenue East and 14th Avenue from July to October in 2011; and,

 

9)         That upon payment of all invoices, any remaining funds in account 58-6150-8461-005 and 58-6150-11340-005 be returned to the original funding source; and further,

 

10)       That staff be authorized and directed to do all things necessary to give effect to this resolution.

 

 

 

16.       MARKHAM CENTRE MOBILITY HUB
            STATION STUDY (5.14)

            Report  Attach A  Attach B  Attach C  Attach D  Attach E 

            A. Brown, ext. 7507 & S. Majdi, ext. 2414

 

1)         That the report entitled “Markham Centre Mobility Hub Station Study” be received; and,

 

2)         That the Terms of Reference for the Markham Centre Mobility Hub Station Study be endorsed; and,

 

3)         That a $745,000 allowance for the Mobility Hub Station Study components as outlined in this report be approved; and,

 

4)         That the tendering process for Land use and Urban design study component in the amount of $100,000 from the $745,000 study allowance be waived in accordance with Purchasing By-Law 2004-341, Part 2, Section 7 Non Competitive Procurement (1)-(h) where it’s necessary or in the best interests of the Town to acquire Consulting or Professional Services from a supplier who has a proven track record with the Town in terms of pricing, quality and services and that Adamson Architects be retained; and,

 

5)         That the Engineering Department’s 2011 Capital Budget account # 640-101-5699-10577 be amended to include an additional $675,000 for the Markham Centre Mobility Hub Station Study to be funded from the Town Wide Hard Development Charges Reserve; and,

 

6)         That staff update Committee as required on the progress of the Markham Centre Mobility Hub Study; and further,

 

7)         That staff be authorized and directed to do all things necessary to give effect to this resolution.

 

 

 

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

 

 

NEXT MEETING

 

DATE:                         June 28, 2011

 

ATTENDANCE:         Please advise the Clerk’s Department if you are not able to attend.

                                    (Kitty Bavington, ext. 3695)