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Public Works and Infrastructure Committee


Meeting No. 25   Contact Candy Davidovits, Committee Administrator
Meeting Date Wednesday, June 3, 2009
  Phone 416-392-8032
Start Time 9:30 AM
  E-mail pwic@toronto.ca
Location Committee Room 1, City Hall
  Chair   Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker  

PW25.1 

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: All 

Residential Units Above Commercial Premises and Revisions to Particular Solid Waste Management Rates
City Council Decision

City Council on August 5 and 6, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services to expand organics collection, where possible, to all residential units above commercial premises.

 

2.         City Council approve the solid waste rates set out in the attached Table 1 for all residential units above commercial premises, beginning November 1, 2009.

 

3.         City Council  approve the solid waste rate for non-bulk multi-unit residential buildings, who receive a more frequent (weekly or twice weekly) curbside collection service and that exclusively use curbside extra large bins for collection as set out in the attached Table 2.

 

4.         The approved rates in Recommendation 3 begin immediately upon Council approval.

 

5.         Property owners with commercial tenants currently enrolled in the Yellow Bag Program and receiving curbside collection be permitted to participate in the City’s volume-based rate bin collection system in lieu of the yellow bag program and be subject to the solid waste rates as set out in attached Table 1, beginning November 1, 2009.

 

6.         The General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, in consultation with the local Business Improvement Areas and the Ward Councillors, inform commercial merchants/tenants of their collection options.

 

7.         The General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services ,as part of the expansion plan, meet with each Business Improvement Area to discuss the operational aspects.

 

8.         The General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, work with the Business Improvement Areas to determine the best way to inform and educate BIA members.

 

9.         In commercial strips, without Business Improvement Areas, the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services provide absentee landlords with written material to give the commercial and residential tenants.

 

10.       The General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, develop a strategy for putting the responsibility on absentee landlords.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Public Works and Infrastructure Committee held a public meeting on June 3, 2009, in accordance with City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 441, Fees and Charges, Chapter 841, Waste Collection, Commercial Properties, and  Chapter 844, Waste Collection, Residential Properties, and notice of the proposed amendments to the City of Toronto Municipal Code for changes to the Residential Solid Waste Rates, the establishment of new Solid Waste Rates for Residential Customers Above Commercial Properties and Commercial Premises Utilizing Extra Large Bins for Garbage Collection was posted on the City's website for a minimum of 21 days.  No one appeared before the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee.

Background Information
PW25.1-Residential Units Above Commercial Premises and Revisions to Particular Solid Waste Management Rates-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21433.pdf)

PW25.1-Attachment - Table 1 and Table 2
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21434.pdf)


PW25.2 

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Municipal Access Agreement for Telecommunication Installations - DAScom Inc.
City Council Decision

City Council on August 5 and 6, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve entering into a Municipal Access Agreement with DAScom Inc. to authorize the construction, installation, maintenance and operation of a telecommunications network comprising a distributed antenna system on existing utility poles, fibre optic cables, conduit and ancillary plant in the City of Toronto public highways, generally under the terms and conditions as set out in this report and such other terms and conditions as may be satisfactory to the City Solicitor and General Manager, Transportation Services.

 

2.         City Council direct that the agreement specifically include the following requirements:

 

a.         that DAScom agrees that it will at all times ensure that the network is constructed, operated and maintained in accordance with:

 

i.          Industry Canada’s CPC-2-0-3 (“Radio Communication and Broadcasting Antennae Systems”, June 2007);

 

ii.          the City of Toronto Telecommunications Tower and Antennae Protocol (as amended by City Council in January 2009); and

 

iii.         the City of Toronto “Prudent Avoidance” Policy, respecting acceptable levels of radio frequency (RF) exposure (endorsed by City Council March, 2008).

 

b.         that DAScom Inc. shall also be required to consult with City Planning Urban Design Division staff and Transportation Services Public Realm Section staff, with respect to developing design aesthetics for any proposed pole attachments which are satisfactory to the City’s Director of Urban Design and Transportation Services Director of Public Realm.

Background Information
PW25.2-Municipal Access Agreement for Telecommunication Installations - DAScom Inc.-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21474.pdf)


PW25.3 

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Municipal Access Agreement for Telecommunication Installations - Atria Networks L.P.
City Council Decision

City Council on August 5 and 6, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve entering into a Municipal Access Agreement with Atria Networks L.P. to authorize the construction, installation, maintenance and operation of a telecommunications network comprising fibre optic cables, conduit and ancillary plant in the City of Toronto public highways, generally under the terms and conditions as set out in this report and such other terms and conditions as may be satisfactory to the City Solicitor and General Manager, Transportation Services. 

Background Information
PW25.3-Municipal Access Agreement for Telecommunication Installations - Atria Networks L.P.-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21435.pdf)


PW25.4 

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: 18 

Introduction of Pay-and-Display Parking - Local Streets Intersecting Dundas Street West, between Dovercourt Road and Lansdowne Avenue
Decision Advice and Other Information

The Public Works and Infrastructure Committee:

 

A.        recommended to the Toronto and East York Community Council that:

 

1.         City Council approve the proposal and the regulatory amendments listed in Appendix "A" and "B" of the report (May 20, 2009) from the General Manager, Transportation Services, outlining the changes required to the parking regulations on the specific sections of Coolmine Road, Rusholme Road, Lisgar Street, Rusholme Drive, Beaconsfield Avenue, Gladstone Avenue, Sheridan Avenue, Brock Avenue, Marguereta Street, and St. Clarens Avenue listed in the attached appendices.

 

2.         Subject to approval by Toronto and East York Community Council of the regulatory amendments listed in Appendix "A" and "B" of this report, the City Clerk be directed to provide public notice in the local print media of the intent to adjust the permit parking regulations on the section of the streets within Permit Parking Areas 2, 3J and 3K outlined in the attached appendices.

 

B.         requested the General Manager, Transportation Services, to report to the July 6, 2009, meeting of City Council on the proposal by the Toronto Transit Commission to:

 

a.         extend the duration of the current stopping prohibition from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday to Friday to apply from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, on the north side of Dundas Street West; and

 

b.         extend the duration of the current stopping prohibition from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., Monday to Friday to apply from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Monday to Friday, on the south side of Dundas Street West.

 

c.         prohibit left turns from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., daily by eastbound and westbound traffic on Dundas Street West at Dufferin Street;

 

d.         prohibit left turns at all times (TTC vehicles excepted) by eastbound traffic on Dundas Street West at Lansdowne Avenue;

 

e.         adjust the operational periods of the existing left-turn prohibitions on Dundas Street West at Brock Avenue, Gladstone Avenue, Rusholme Drive/Beaconsfield Avenue, St. Clarens Avenue and Sheridan Avenue to conform to the extended rush hour parking regulations outlined in a. and b., as applicable.

 

f.          implement "No Standing Anytime" regulations on Dundas Street West at the following locations to expedite clearance of queued traffic close to signalized intersections/transit stops:

 

-           north and south sides, from Brock Avenue to a point 60 metres east;

          south side, from Brock Avenue to a point 60 metres west;

-           north side, from Brock Avenue to a point 74 metres west;

-           north and south sides, from Dovercourt Road to a point 60 metres west;

          south side, from Dufferin Street to a point 90 metres east;

-           north side, from Dufferin Street to a point 88 metres east;

          north and south sides, from Dufferin Street to a point 90 metres west;

-           north and south sides, from a point 90 metres east to a point 90 metres west of Lansdowne Avenue; and

-           north and south sides, from a point 60 metres east to a point 60 metres west of Sheridan Avenue.

 

C.        received, for information, the recommendations of the Toronto and East York Community Council contained in Item TE20.65.

Background Information
PW25.4-Introduction of Pay-and-Display Parking Local Streets Intersecting Dundas Street West, between Dovercourt Road and Lansdowne Avenue-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21478.pdf)


(Referred from City Council on April 29 and 30, 2009 - 2008.TE20.65)
4a Parking Regulations - Dundas Street West, Dovercourt Road to Sterling Road - One Year Review
Background Information
PW25.4a-Parking Regulations - Dundas Street West, Dovercourt Road to Sterling Road - One Year Review-City Council Decision of April 29 and 30, 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21584.pdf)

PW25.4a-Attachment - Memo dated April 28, 2009, from Manager, Traffic Operations, Toronto and East York District (West)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21585.pdf)

PW25.4a-Attachment - Report dated November 9, 2007, from Director, Economic Research and Business Information
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21586.pdf)

PW25.4a-Attachment - Report dated October 20, 2008, from Director, Transportation Services, Toronto and East York District
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21595.pdf)

PW25.4a-Attachment - Appendix A to report dated October 20, 2008, from Director, Transportation Services, Toronto and East York District
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21596.pdf)


PW25.5 

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

City of Toronto/TTC Streetcar and Light Rail Track Construction and Maintenance Agreement
City Council Decision

City Council on August 5 and 6, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council grant authorization to enter into an agreement with the Toronto Transit Commission with respect to construction and maintenance responsibilities for streetcar and light rail tracks and right-of-ways within the City's public highways, generally in accordance with the terms and conditions contained in the draft agreement attached to this report.
 

2.         City Council refer this report to the Toronto Transit Commission for information.

 

3.         The appropriate City and Toronto Transit Officials be authorized and directed to take the necessary action to give effect thereto.

Background Information
PW25.5-City of Toronto/TTC Streetcar and Light Rail Track Construction and Maintenance Agreement-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21436.pdf)

PW25.5-Attachment - Draft City of Toronto/Toronto Transit Commission Agreement
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21437.pdf)


PW25.6 

ACTION

Adopted 

 

 

Contract Award - Contract 09FS-42WS, Tender Call 59-2009 and Purchase Order Amendments for Milliken Pumping Station and Reservoir Expansion
City Council Decision

City Council on August 5 and 6, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council grant authority for funds in the amount of $21,280,410.00 net of GST to be reallocated to CPW029-04  Milliken Reservoir Ext-Construction from CPW018-4 - Plant Winterization & Summerization, CPW039-06 - Business & Tech. Improvements, CPW052-01- Pumping Equipment, CPW059-04 - Gerrard St WM – Construction, CPW067-02 - Switchgears - Phase 2 Construction and CPW532-02 - Automated Meter Reading System, as indicated in the table contained in the Financial Impact section of this report.

 

2.          City Council award Contract 09FS-42WS, Tender Call 59-2009, for the Milliken Pumping Station and Reservoir Expansion to Bondfield Construction Company Limited, in the amount of $89,652,666.67, net of GST, having submitted the lowest bid meeting specifications in conformance with the Tender requirements.

 

3.         City Council grant authority to amend Purchase Order No. 6024199 professional services with Associated Engineering (Ontario) Ltd. for provision of general office administration and site supervision services during construction by an additional amount of $510,900.00 net of GST, for a revised total of $2,210,900.00 net of GST, and extend the purchase order expiry date to December 31, 2013.

Background Information
PW25.6-Contract Award - Contract 09FS-42WS, Tender Call 59-2009 and Purchase Order Amendments for Milliken Pumping Station and Reservoir Expansion-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21438.pdf)


PW25.7 

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Amendment to Municipal Code - Management of Subsurface Space in the Road Allowance
City Council Decision

City Council on August 5 and 6, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council amend Municipal Code Chapter 743, Streets and Sidewalks, Use of:

 

a.         substantially as set out in Attachment 1 to this report, to require as a condition of cut permit approval that location certificates be submitted by all applicants, including utilities, to the City of Toronto within 60 days of completion of construction by the applicant installing underground equipment, plant or structures within the road allowance, subject to such technical or stylistic amendments as may be required by the City Solicitor; and

 

            b.         to include a definition of location certificate.

 

2.         City Council amend Attachment 1 to the report (May 19, 2009) from the Executive Director, Technical Services, by replacing references to “as-built drawings” with “location certificate” where appropriate.

 

3.         As set out in Attachment 1, any applicant who fails to provide the location certificate as required shall pay the City’s cost of preparing them and shall be ineligible, except in the case of emergency or to perform work where otherwise required by the City, for the issuance of further permits for the performance of work within the City street in respect of the particular equipment, plant or structure for which the location certificate is outstanding until these requirements are complied with or the City’s costs of preparing the location certificate have been paid by the applicant.

 

4.         The Executive Director of Technical Services and the General Manager of Transportation Services be authorized to define standards for location certificates consistent with Ontario Regional Common Ground Alliance (ORCGA) best practices and the evolving CSA standard for the mapping of buried utilities.

 

5.         The appropriate City officials be authorized to implement the foregoing, including the introduction of the necessary bill.

Background Information
PW25.7-Amendment to Municipal Code - Management of Subsurface Space in the Road Allowance-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21439.pdf)


PW25.8 

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: All 

Redevelopment of the Dufferin Waste Management Facility
City Council Decision

City Council on August 5 and 6, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         The Dufferin Waste Management Facility be redeveloped as a showcase integrated diversion facility which will include the new material recovery facility recommended in Part 2 a. below and the new community recycling centre recommended in Part 3 below.

 

2.         The strategy for processing the estimated 360,000 tonnes per year of single stream recyclable material that is expected to be collected in the City’s Blue Box programs over the 20 year period 2012- 2032, include:

 

a.         a new material recovery facility with a processing capacity of 240,000 tonnes per year, to be developed at the City’s Dufferin Waste Management Site to replace the existing material recovery facility at that site; and

 

b.         a request for proposals for up to 120,000 tonnesper year of third party contracted processing capacity for a period of up to 10 years.

 

3.         A new community recycling centre be developed at the Dufferin Waste Management Facility which will include:

 

a.         a public-access reuse centre;

 

b.         a public drop-off depot to support diversion of recyclable materials not collected via the blue box and other City recycling programs, e.g. large scrap metal items, Waste Electronics and Electrical Equipment and Household Hazardous Waste; and

 

c.         a processing facility for the durable goods material stream to separate items for reuse or recycling.

 

4.         The General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management, be authorized and directed to issue the appropriate procurement document to procure processing services for up to 120,000 tonnes per year of single stream recyclable material for a period of up to 10 years, on terms and conditions satisfactory to the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, and the Director of Purchasing and Materials Management.

 

5.         The General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management, be authorized and directed to issue a RFP to procure contracted professional services in support of the development of the master plan for the redevelopment of the Dufferin Waste Management Facility recommended in Part 1 above, which will require the consultant/professional to: 

 

a.         prepare a project plan for a staged redevelopment of the Dufferin Waste Management Facility;

 

b.         prepare a site plan addressing all future facilities and functions including the new material recovery facility and community recycling centre recommended in Parts 2 a. and 3 above;

 

c.         conduct engineering studies and prepare final designs required for the construction of new, or modifications of existing, utility servicing, storm and sanitary sewers, roads, weigh scales, surface water management features etc., as required to implement the site plan design;

 

d.         prepare the appropriate procurement document, as determined by the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management, to retain a contractor to construct the site plan design; and

 

e.         provide contract administration and construction supervision services during the construction of the site plan design.

 

6.         The General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management, be authorized and directed to issue a RFP to procure contracted professional services in support of the development of the 240,000 tonne per year material recovery facility recommended in Part 2 a. above, which will require the consultant/professional to: 

 

a.         conduct preliminary design studies required for the new material recovery facility and decommission the existing MRF and convert to maintenance / storage functions;

 

b.         conduct engineering studies required for the demolition of the existing building at #75 Vanley Crescent;

 

c.         prepare the appropriate procurement document, as determined by the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management, to retain a contractor to demolish the existing building at #75 Vanley Crescent, to design, build and operate the new material recovery facility; and to decommission the existing material recovery facility and convert to maintenance / storage functions; and

 

d.         provide contract administration and construction supervision services during the demolition of the existing building at #75 Vanley Crescent and during the design, construction and commissioning of the new material recovery facility and decommissioning of the existing material recovery facility and conversion to maintenance / storage functions.

 

7.         The General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management, be authorized and directed to issue a RFP to procure contracted professional services in support of the development of the new community recycling centre recommended in Part 3 above, which will require the consultant/professional to: 

 

a.         conduct preliminary design studies required for the community recycling centre;

 

b.         prepare the appropriate procurement document, as determined by the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management, to retain a contractor to design and build the community recycling centre; and

 

c.         provide contract administration and construction supervision services during the design, construction and commissioning of the community recycling centre.

 

8.         Prior to issuing the procurement document described in recommendation Part 5 d. above, the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, report back to the SSO and Recycling Infrastructure Sub-Committee with key terms of the procurement document.

 

9.         Prior to issuing the procurement document described in recommendation Part 6 c. above, the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, report back to the SSO and Recycling Infrastructure Sub-Committee with key terms of the procurement document.

 

10.       Prior to issuing the procurement document described in recommendation Part 7 b. above, the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, report back to the SSO and Recycling Infrastructure Sub-Committee with key terms of the procurement document.

 

11.       The General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, be authorized and directed to apply for funding from Waste Diversion Ontario, Stewardship Ontario and any other agency offering funding to offset any eligible costs of the new material recovery facility or the community recycling centre or any other eligible work arising from the redevelopment of the Dufferin Waste Management Facility.

 

12.       The General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism, in consultation with the local Councillor, be directed to work with the General Manager of Solid Waste Management Services to develop a plan for the integration of the waste management needs of the surrounding industrial area into the operation of the plant, which would serve as a model for local industrial integration.

 

13.       Staff from the Economic Development and Transportation Services Divisions, in consultation with the local Councillor, be requested to lead extensive consultation with the local area industries, with particular attention to the movement of vehicles into and out of the industrial sub-division where the Waste Management Facility is located.

Background Information
PW25.8-Redevelopment of the Dufferin Waste Management Facility-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21440.pdf)

PW25.8-Attachment - Figure 1 - Dufferin Waste Management Facility - Existing Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21441.pdf)

PW25.8-Attachment - Figure 2 - Dufferin Waste Management Facility - Redevelopment Conceptual Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21475.pdf)


PW25.9 

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: All 

Disposal Agreement with the Regional Municipality of York
City Council Decision

City Council on August 5 and 6, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the General Manager of Solid Waste Management Services to execute an Agreement with the Regional Municipality of York for the Disposal of municipal and commercial waste from the Region of York at the Green Lane Landfill, at the prices and on the material terms set out in Attachment “A”, and otherwise on terms and conditions satisfactory to the General Manager of Solid Waste Management Services and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

 

2.         The General Manager of Solid Waste Management Services use the opportunity presented by this Agreement to discuss with York Region the possibility of adopting a re-cycling program similar or equivalent to those in operation within the City of Toronto.

Background Information
PW25.9-Disposal Agreement with the Regional Municipality of York-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21442.pdf)

PW25.9-Attachment A - Summary of Material Terms and Conditions of the Waste Disposal Agreement between the Cit of Toronto and the Region of York
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21443.pdf)


PW25.10 

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Amendment to Waste Transport and Disposal Agreement with Republic Services Inc.
City Council Decision

City Council on August 5 and 6, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, to enter into an amending agreement with Republic Services, Inc., Republic Services of Canada, Inc., Republic Services of Michigan I, LLC, doing business as Carleton Farms, and Republic Transportation Services of Canada, Inc. to change the Alternate Disposal Site from the Brent Run Landfill in Genesee County Michigan, to the Sauk Trail Hills Landfill in Wayne County Michigan, in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

Background Information
PW25.10-Amendment to Waste Transport and Disposal Agreement with Republic Services Inc.-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21445.pdf)


PW25.11 

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: All 

Sewers By-law 2008 Compliance and Enforcement
Decision Advice and Other Information

The Public Works and Infrastructure Committee requested:

 

1.         the City Solicitor, in consultation with the General Manager, Toronto Water, to report back to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on the City's authority to require industries, commercial and institutional establishments within the City of Toronto to implement Pollution Prevention Plans submitted in accordance with 681-5 of Chapter 681 of the Municipal Code;

 

2.         the Medical Officer of Health to investigate whether the Pollution Prevention (P2) Program reporting component of the Sewers By-law could be electronically incorporated into the Toronto Public Health electronic reporting system required under their Environmental Reporting and Disclosure By-law; and

 

3.         the General Manager, Toronto Water, to include the results of a survey of businesses using Best Management Practices as part of the 2009 Sewers By-law Compliance and Enforcement report.

Background Information
PW25.11-Sewers By-law 2008 Compliance and Enforcement-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21575.pdf)


PW25.12 

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: 6, 13, 14, 19, 20, 28, 30, 32, 36, 43, 44 

Sole Source Agreement with Harbourfront Corporation for Waterfront Cleaning Services
City Council Decision

City Council on August 5 and 6, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the General Manager, Toronto Water, to enter into a Sole Source agreement, in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor, with Harbourfront Corporation for the purpose of operating and supervising the in-water cleaning activities along the City of Toronto waterfront.  The agreement will cover a period of one year, with an option to renew for two additional one year periods.

Background Information
PW25.12-Sole Source Agreement with Harbourfront Corporation for Waterfront Cleaning Services-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21449.pdf)


PW25.13 

Information

Deferred 

 

Ward: 32 

Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant 2007/2008 Mediation Agreement Interim Compliance Report
Decision Advice and Other Information

The Public Works and Infrastructure Committee deferred consideration of the report (May 15, 2009) from the General Manager, Toronto Water, until its next meeting to be held on September 14, 2009, for public presentations and debate.

Background Information
PW25.13-Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant 2007/2008 Mediation Agreement Interim Compliance Report-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21450.pdf)

PW25.13-Attachment - ICMC 2007/2008 Compliance Report with City Response
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21476.pdf)


PW25.14 

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant Pelletizer Facility - Proposed Contract Amendments
City Council Decision

City Council on August 5 and 6, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the General Manager, Toronto Water, to finalize negotiations with, enter into and execute any necessary amending agreement(s) with Veolia Water Canada, Inc. ("Veolia"), on terms and conditions based on the Term Sheet outlined in Attachment 1 of this report and otherwise on terms and conditions satisfactory to the General Manager, Toronto Water and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor in relation to the following agreements between the parties:

 

a.         the Operation, Maintenance and Pellet Marketing Services Agreement made on September 27, 2007 (the "OM&M Agreement");

 

b.         the Services Agreement for the design and construction of the Pelletizer Facility located at the Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant (the "Services Agreement"); and/or

 

c.         the Amendment to the Services Agreement effective August 21, 2003 (the "Amendment").

 

2.         City Council authorize the General Manager, Toronto Water, to pay a Per Tonne Price amount, as defined in the OM&M Agreement, for the pellet production generated by Veolia at the Pelletizer Facility for the period commencing December 20, 2008 and ending on the effective date of the amending agreement(s) cited in Recommendation 1.

 

3.         City Council authorize the General Manager, Toronto Water, to enter into and execute a Letter Amendment to the OM&M Agreement with Veolia, if necessary, to give effect to Recommendation 2 on terms and conditions satisfactory to him and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

Background Information
PW25.14-Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant Pelletizer Facility - Proposed Contract Amendments-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21451.pdf)

PW25.14-Attachment - Term Sheet for Negotiations between Toronto Water and Veolia
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21477.pdf)


PW25.15 

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant Biogas Cogeneration Proposal from Toronto Hydro Energy Services
City Council Decision

City Council on August 5 and 6, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the General Manager, Toronto Water, to finalize negotiations, enter into and execute an Energy Services Agreement with Toronto Hydro Energy Services Inc., on terms and conditions based on the commercial principles outlined in Attachment 1, and otherwise on terms and conditions satisfactory to the General Manager, Toronto Water and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council authorize the General Manager to negotiate, enter into and execute any other related agreement(s) as may be necessary to give effect to Recommendation 1 on terms and conditions satisfactory to the General Manager, Toronto Water and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

Background Information
PW25.15-Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant Biogas Cogeneration Proposal from Toronto Hydro Energy Services-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21453.pdf)

PW25.15-Attachment 1 - Commercial Principles
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21454.pdf)


PW25.16 

Information

Deferred 

 

Ward: All 

Basement Flooding Studies Follow-up
Decision Advice and Other Information

The Public Works and Infrastructure Committee deferred consideration of the report (May 15, 2009) from the General Manager, Toronto Water, until its next meeting to be held on September 14, 2009, for public presentations and debate.

Background Information
PW25.16-Basement Flooding Studies Follow-up-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21456.pdf)


PW25.17 

Information

Received 

 

Ward: 29 

Update on the Emergency Repair to the Coxwell Sanitary Trunk Sewer
Decision Advice and Other Information

The Public Works and Infrastructure Committee received, for information, the report (May 20, 2009) from the General Manager, Toronto Water.

Background Information
PW25.17-Update on the Emergency Repair to the Coxwell Sanitary Trunk Sewer-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21457.pdf)


PW25.18 

ACTION

Amended 

 

 

Motorized Bicycles on Sidewalks
Decision Advice and Other Information

The Public Works and Infrastructure Committee referred the letter (May 19, 2009) from the Toronto Pedestrian Committee to the General Manager, Transportation Services, for a report to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee with the request that he take into consideration the comments made at the meeting.

Background Information
PW25.18-Motorized Bicycles on Sidewalks-Letter from Toronto Pedestrian Committee
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21458.pdf)

PW25.18-Attachment - e-mail from Dylan Reid
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21459.pdf)


PW25.19 

ACTION

Referred 

 

Ward: 17 

St. Clair Avenue West, between Caledonia Road/Caledonia Park Road and Old Weston Road - Fire Vehicle Access
Decision Advice and Other Information

The Public Works and Infrastructure Committee referred the letter (April 24, 2009) from the Etobicoke York Community Council to Deputy City Manager Richard Butts for consideration as soon as possible.

Background Information
PW25.19-Letter from Etobicoke York Community Council
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21278.pdf)

PW25.19-Attachment - Report dated March 16, 2009 from Director, Transportation Services, Etobicoke York District
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-20711.pdf)


PW25.20 

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: 4, 5, 12, 14, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 26, 27, 31, 38, 40 

2009 Bikeway Network Program - Installation of Bicycle Lanes
City Council Decision

City Council on August 5 and 6, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the installation of bicycle lanes on the following roadways:

 

a.         Bellamy Road North, from Porchester Drive to Brimorton Drive;

b.         Bloor Street West, from Mill Road to Beamish Drive;

c.         Brock Avenue, from a point 25 metres north of Seaford Avenue to Florence Street;

d.         Crescent Town Road, from Dawes Road to Victoria Park Avenue;

e.         Lansdowne Avenue, from Rideau Avenue to Dundas Street West;

f.          Moore Avenue, from Welland Avenue to Bayview Avenue; and

g.         Trethewey Drive, from Jane Street to Black Creek Drive.

 

2.         City Council approve the installation of contra-flow bicycle lanes on the following roadways:

 

a.         Argyle Street, from Northcote Avenue to Lisgar Street, from Dovercourt Road to Ossington Avenue, and from Shaw Street to Givins Street;

b.         Bellwoods Avenue, from a point 90 metres north of Queen Street West to Robinson Street;

c.         Glen Cedar Road, from Dewbourne Avenue to Eglinton Avenue West;

d.         Fermanagh Avenue, from Roncesvalles Avenue to Sorauren Avenue;

e.         Florence Street, from Brock Avenue to Sheridan Avenue;

f.          Gladstone Avenue, from Waterloo Avenue to Argyle Street;

g.         Havelock Street, from Lindsey Avenue to Dewson Street;

h.         Lindsey Avenue, from Brock Avenue to Dufferin Street;

i.          Maitland Place, from Jarvis Street to a point 100 metres west of Homewood Avenue;

j.          Shaw Street, from Dundas Street West to Harbord Street;

k.         Waterloo Avenue, from Dufferin Street to Gladstone Avenue.

 

3.         City Council authorize the General Manager, Transportation Services, to develop and implement the detailed design for the above noted bicycle lanes, including amendments to traffic and parking regulations, in consultation with the Ward Councillors.

 

4.         City Council approve amendments to the existing bicycle lanes on Rogers Road, from Old Weston Road to Oakwood Avenue, and amend the associated parking regulations in consultation with the Ward Councillors:

 

             a.        to provide parking on the south side of the road, between Blackthorn Avenue and Bronoco Avenue;

             b.        to relocate the parking from the north side of Rogers Road, between Nairn Avenue and Earlscourt Avenue, to the south side of the roadway; and

             c.        to relocate the parking from the south side of Rogers Road, between Chambers Avenue and Rosethorn Avenue, to the north side of the roadway.

 

5.         City Council request the General Manager, Transportation Services, to complete the remaining sections of the bike facility along sections of the Hydro Corridor within Ward 17 in 2009, starting from the ravine south of Keele Street and Lavender Road to Ossington Avenue and connecting it with the Hydro Corridor, subject to final approvals by Hydro One and the Ontario Realty Corporation, wherever necessary.

 

6.         City Council refer the installation of bike lanes on Huntingwood Drive, from Victoria Park Avenue to Birchmount Road, to the General Manager, Transportation Services, for report back to the September 30, 2009 Council meeting.

 

7.         City Council refer the installation of bike lanes on Rathburn Road, from Mimico Creek to Kipling Avenue, to the General Manager, Transportation Services, for  further public consultations and the consultation meeting be held in Ward 3 Etobicoke Centre.

 

8.         City Council refer the installation of bike lanes on The Westway, from Martin Grove Road to Royal York Road, to the General Manager, Transportation Services, to re-assess whether or not bike lanes are needed on that particular road.

 

9.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary action to give effect thereto, including the introduction of all necessary bills.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Public Works and Infrastructure Committee deferred the implementation of bicycle lanes on The West Mall, from the Queensway to Bloor Street West, until the Environmental Assessment for the North Queen Street extension is completed and requested that the General Manager, Transportation Services, consider the implementation of these bike lanes as part of that Environmental Assessment process.

Background Information
PW25.20-2009 Bikeway Network Program - Installation of Bicycle Lanes-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21466.pdf)

PW25.20-Attachment - Drawing No. 421P0133m1
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21467.pdf)

PW25.20-Attachment - Drawing No. 421P0133
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21468.pdf)

PW25.20-Attachment - Drawing No. 421P0136
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21469.pdf)

PW25.20-Attachment - Drawing No. 421P-0133m3
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21470.pdf)


PW25.21 

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Toronto Public Bicycles Project
City Council Decision

City Council on August 5 and 6, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the General Manager, Transportation Services, in consultation with the City Solicitor, to undertake negotiations with the Public Bicycle System Company, as the sole respondent to the City’s Request for Expressions of Interest which was pre-qualified as a potential vendor capable of offering a public bicycle system not dependant on advertising within the street right-of-way, to develop a proposal to implement and operate a Toronto public bicycle system at no cost to the City and, if successful, to report back in Fall 2009 on a proposed draft agreement, in order to launch a public bicycle system in Spring 2010.

 

2.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary action to give effect thereto.

Background Information
PW25.21-Toronto Public Bicycles Project-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21587.pdf)


PW25.22 

Information

Received 

 

Ward: All 

Toronto Bike Plan - New Strategic Directions
Decision Advice and Other Information

The Public Works and Infrastructure Committee received, for information, the report (May 25, 2009) from the General Manager, Transportation Services.

Background Information
PW25.22-Toronto Bike Plan - New Strategic Directions-Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pw/bgrd/backgroundfile-21588.pdf)