Agenda

Consolidated



Scarborough Community Council


Meeting No. 13   Contact Carlie Turpin, Committee Administrator
Meeting Date Wednesday, February 5, 2020
  Phone 416-396-7287
Start Time 9:30 AM
  E-mail scc@toronto.ca
Location Council Chamber, Scarborough Civic Centre
  Chair   Councillor Jim Karygiannis  


Councillor Jim Karygiannis (Chair)

Councillor Jennifer McKelvie (Vice Chair)

Councillor Paul Ainslie

Councillor Gary Crawford

Councillor Cynthia Lai

Councillor Michael Thompson

 

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Schedule of Timed Items:

 

10:00 a.m. - SC13.1 - SC13.2

 

The Chair and Members gratefully acknowledge that the Scarborough Community Council meets on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples and is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. We also acknowledge that Toronto is covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit and the Williams Treaty signed with multiple Mississaugas and Chippewa bands.

 

Declarations of Interest under the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act.

 

Confirmation of Minutes – January 8, 2020

 

Speakers/Presentations – A complete list will be distributed at the meeting.

 

Introduction and Enactment of General Bills and Bill to Confirm the Proceedings of Community Council will be last items

SC13.1

ACTION 

10:00 AM 

 

Ward: 21 

1001 Ellesmere Road - Common Elements Condominium Application - Final Report
Public Notice Given
Statutory - Planning Act, RSO 1990
Origin
(January 16, 2020) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District
Recommendations

The City Planning Division recommends that:

 

1. In accordance with the delegated approval under By-law 229-2000, as amended, City Council be advised that the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning intends to approve the draft plan of Common Elements Condominium, as generally illustrated on Attachment 2 of the report dated January 16, 2020 from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District, subject to:

 

a. the conditions, as generally listed in Attachment 3 to this report, which, except as otherwise noted, must be fulfilled prior to final approval and the release of the Plan of Condominium for registration; and

 

b. any such revisions to the proposed condominium plan or any such additional or modified conditions as the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning may deem to be appropriate to address matters arising from the on-going technical review of this development.

     

2. City Council authorize the City Solicitor to take the necessary steps to release the Section 118 Restriction from title to the Parcels of Tied Land at such time as confirmation is received that the Common Elements Condominium has been registered.

Summary

This application proposes the creation of a common elements condominium for 45 recently constructed townhouse dwelling units at 1001 Ellesmere Road (Block 1).  The common elements will consist of the rear driveways providing access from Jolly Way, various acoustical sound barriers, as well as landscaped strips along the east lot line adjacent to the Scarborough RT Line and, including chain link fencing, along the south lot line as well.  The application is required to ensure ownership and maintenance of these shared common elements will be assumed by the Common Elements Condominium Corporation when established.

 

The proposed development is consistent with the Provincial Policy Statement (2014) and conforms with the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (2019).  The creation of the Common Elements Condominium is appropriate for the orderly development of these lands.

 

This report advises that the Chief Planner may approve the Draft Plan of Condominium (Common Elements).  In addition, this report recommends that the City Solicitor be authorized to take the necessary steps to release the Section 118 Restriction from title to the Parcels of Tied Land at such time as confirmation is received that the Common Elements Condominium has been registered.

Financial Impact

The recommendations in this report have no financial impact.

Background Information
(January 16, 2020) Report and Attachments 1-3 from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District - 1001 Ellesmere Road - Common Elements Condominium Application - Final Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-145059.pdf)


SC13.2

ACTION 

10:00 AM 

 

Ward: 23 

23 Glen Watford Drive - Zoning Amendment and Draft Plan of Subdivision Applications - Final Report
Public Notice Given
Statutory - Planning Act, RSO 1990
Origin
(January 20, 2020) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District
Recommendations

The City Planning Division recommends that:

 

1. City Council amend former Scarborough Zoning By-law No. 10076 (Agincourt Community Zoning By-law), for the lands at 23 Glen Watford Drive substantially in accordance with the draft Zoning By-law Amendment attached as Attachment 5 to the report dated January 20, 2020 from the Director of Community Planning, Scarborough District.

 

2. City Council amend City of Toronto Zoning By-law 569-2013 for the lands at 23 Glen Watford Drive substantially in accordance with the draft Zoning By-law Amendment attached as Attachment 6 to the report dated January 20, 2020 from the Director of Community Planning, Scarborough District.

 

3. City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the draft Zoning By-law Amendments as may be required.

 

4. City Council classify the lands municipally known as 23 Glen Watford Drive as a Class 4 Noise Area pursuant to Publication NPC-300 (Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Environmental Noise Guideline – Stationary and Transportation Sources – Approval and Planning) contingent upon the subject Zoning By-law amendments for the lands at 23 Glen Watford Drive coming into full force and effect.

 

5. The Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning or his/her designate be directed to provide a copy of the City Council Decision Document which classifies the lands municipally known as 23 Glen Watford Drive as a Class 4 Noise Area to the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MOECP), International Group Incorporated and 4280 Sheppard Limited.

 

6. Before introducing the necessary Bills to City Council for enactment, City Council require the Owner to enter into an Agreement pursuant to Section 37 of the Planning Act to secure community benefits as follows:

 

a. A financial contribution in the amount of $1,700,000.00 payable to the City of Toronto prior to issuance of the first above-grade building permit, with such amount to be indexed upwardly in accordance with Statistics Canada Non-Residential Building Construction Price Index for Toronto for the period from the date of the registration of the Section 37 Agreement to the date of payment. The funds shall be directed as follows:

 

1. $800,000 to be allocated towards capital improvements to the Agincourt Recreation Centre related to the accessibility of the building;

 

2. $900,000 to be allocated towards park improvements in proximity of the subject site; and

 

3. in the event the cash contributions required in Recommendation 6.a.1) and 2) above have not been used for the intended purpose within three (3) years of the date of the issuance of the first above-grade building permit, the cash contribution may be directed to another purpose, at the discretion of the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, in consultation with the Ward Councillor, provided that the purpose is identified in the Toronto Official Plan and will benefit the community in the vicinity of the subject property.

 

7. The following matters are also recommended to be secured in the Section 37 Agreement as a legal convenience to support development:

 

a. The owner shall construct and maintain the development in accordance with Tier 1 performance measures of the Toronto Green Standard, as adopted by Toronto City Council at its meeting held on October 26 and 27, 2009 through the adoption of item PG32.3 of the Planning and Growth Committee, and as updated by Toronto City Council at its meeting held on December 5, 6 and 7, 2017 through the adoption of item PG23.9 of the Planning and Growth Committee, and as may be further amended by City Council from time to time; and

 

b. The Owner shall file applications for Site Plan Control Approval that clearly articulates the following at-receptor mitigation measures identified in the Environmental Noise Impact Study (NIS), dated April 25, 2019, prepared by Valcoustics Canada Limited, which secures appropriate mitigation measures to meet Ministry of Environment noise guidelines limits for noise control, including:

 

1. Enclosed Noise Buffers (designed to meet the definition included in NPC-300) for all residential units with a direct view of the IGI facility; Exterior wall construction meeting a minimum Sound Transmission Class (STC) of 54;

 

2. Exterior glass of Enclosed Noise Buffers meeting a minimum STC of 31;

 

3. Exterior windows on facades without Enclosed Noise Buffers meeting a minimum STC of 41;

 

4. Windows sealed along the south façade of the podium into amenity spaces, meeting a minimum STC of 37;

 

5. A sound barrier around the south edge of the southernmost private terrace at the second storey of the east building (the 1.6 m high noise parapet identified on Fig 3 of Valcoustics' NIS report);

 

6. The provision of air conditioning for all dwelling units; and

 

7. Warning clauses in property and tenancy agreements, offers of purchase and sale, and condominium declarations to inform future residents of potential noise.

 

c. All relevant drawings submitted for site plan control approval shall include a Noise Control Conformance stamp, by a qualified acoustical engineer, confirming that the recommended measures are included on the plans, will be required; and

 

d. Prior to issuance of the first building permit, the owner shall enter into appropriate agreements and provide financial security for external servicing upgrades and acknowledges that external services will be designed, constructed and operational, if determined necessary to the satisfaction of the Chief Engineer and Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services.

 

8. Before introducing the necessary Bills to City Council for enactment, the owner be required to:

 

a. Submit to the Chief Engineer and Executive Director of Engineering and Construction Services for review and acceptance, a Site Servicing Review and Stormwater Management report to confirm the water and fire supply demand resulting from this development and demonstrate how this site can be serviced and the adequacy of existing municipal infrastructure to do so; and

 

b. Submit a revised Hydrogeological Report to the satisfaction of the General Manager, Toronto Water.

 

9. That in accordance with the delegated approval under By-law 229-2000, as amended, City Council be advised that the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning intends to approve the Draft Plan of Subdivision as generally illustrated in Attachment 13 to the report dated January 20, 2020 from the Director of Community Planning, Scarborough District subject to:

 

a. the conditions as generally listed in Attachment 7 to the report dated January 20, 2020 from the Director of Community Planning, Scarborough District which, except as otherwise noted, must be fulfilled prior to final approval and the release for registration of the Plan of Subdivision for registration; and

 

b. any such revisions to the proposed subdivision plan or any such additional modified conditions as the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning may deem to be appropriate to address matters arising from the on-going technical review of this development.

Summary

The application for a Zoning By-law Amendment proposes to amend the former City of Scarborough Agincourt Community Zoning By-law and City of Toronto Zoning By-law to permit a residential development at 23 Glen Watford Drive. The development would consist of two 28-storey apartment towers connected via a two-storey podium and have a total gross floor area of 58,223 square metres. A total of  551 dwelling units are proposed, including 10 at-grade townhouse units. A 3 level parking garage with 551 parking spaces along with 15 at-grade parking spaces incorporated within the building are also proposed. Vehicular access would be taken from both Sheppard Avenue East and a new public street.

 

The new 18.5 metre wide public street is proposed to extend east of Glen Watford Drive and end in a cul-de-sac west of Agincourt Park. It will be created through a draft plan of subdivision application filed jointly by the owners of the subject lands along with the owners of the abutting lands to the north at 25 Glen Watford Drive. The draft plan of subdivision application will establish development blocks for both 23 and 25 Glen Watford Drive and secure the public street that will facilitate access and circulation to both development blocks and the adjacent Agincourt Park.

 

The proposed development is consistent with the Provincial Policy Statement (2014) as it provides a level of density that efficiently uses land and resources supporting existing and planned higher order transit. The proposal conforms with A Place to Grow: Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (2019), as it represents an appropriate type and scale of development in a strategic growth area that provides an acceptable transition of built form to adjacent low scale areas.

 

The proposed development conforms to the Official Plan policies for lands within a Mixed Use Areas designation and is compatible with and provides an appropriate transition to adjacent land uses.

 

The application proposes residential development at an appropriate scale of intensification for the site. This report reviews and recommends approval of the application to amend the Zoning By-laws and also advises that the Chief Planner may approve the Draft Plan of Subdivision subject to the conditions outlined herein.

Financial Impact

The recommendations in this report have no financial impact.

Background Information
(January 20, 2020) Report and Attachments 1-14 from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District - 23 Glen Watford Drive - Zoning Amendment and Draft Plan of Subdivision Applications - Final Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-145135.pdf)

Communications
(January 14, 2020) E-mail from Gary and Catherine Sampson (SC.Main.SC13.2.1)
(January 29, 2020) E-mail from Anuraag B (SC.New.SC13.2.2)
(February 2, 2020) E-mail from Doug Lacy (SC.New.SC13.2.3)
(February 4, 2020) E-mail from Helen Wang (SC.New.SC13.2.4)
(February 4, 2020) E-mail from Susan Martin (SC.New.SC13.2.5)

SC13.3

ACTION 

 

 

Ward: 21 

2180 Lawrence Avenue East - Zoning By-law Amendment Application - Preliminary Report
Origin
(January 16, 2020) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District
Recommendations

The City Planning Division recommends that:

 

1. Staff schedule a community consultation meeting for the application located at 2180 Lawrence Avenue East together with the Ward Councillor.

 

2. Staff provide notice for the community consultation meeting to landowners and residents within 120 metres of the application site, and to additional residents, institutions and owners to be determined in consultation with the Ward Councillor, with any additional mailing costs to be borne by the applicant.

Summary

This report provides information and identifies a preliminary set of issues regarding the application located at 2180 Lawrence Avenue East.  Staff are currently reviewing the application.  It has been circulated to all appropriate agencies and City divisions for comment.  Staff will proceed to schedule a community consultation meeting for the application with the Ward Councillor.

Financial Impact

The recommendations in this report have no financial impact.

Background Information
(January 16, 2020) Report and Attachments 1-5 from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District - 2180 Lawrence Avenue East - Zoning By-law Amendment Application - Preliminary Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-145062.pdf)


SC13.4

ACTION 

 

 

Ward: 21 

2740 Lawrence Avenue East - Zoning By-law Amendment and Draft Plan of Subdivision Applications - Preliminary Report
Origin
(January 13, 2020) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District
Recommendations

The City Planning Division recommends that:

 

1. Staff schedule a community consultation meeting for the application located at 2740 Lawrence Avenue East together with the Ward Councillor.

 

2. Staff provide notice for the community consultation meeting to landowners and residents within 120 metres of the application site, and to additional residents, institutions and owners to be determined in consultation with the Ward Councillor, with any additional mailing costs to be borne by the applicant.

Summary

This report provides information and identifies a preliminary set of issues regarding the applications located at 2740 Lawrence Avenue East.  Staff are currently reviewing the applications which have been circulated to all appropriate agencies and City divisions for comment.  Staff will proceed to schedule a community consultation meeting for the application with the Ward Councillor.

Financial Impact

The recommendations in this report have no financial impact.

Background Information
(January 13, 2020) Report and Attachments 1-5 from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District - 2740 Lawrence Avenue East - Zoning By-law Amendment and Draft Plan of Subdivision Applications - Preliminary Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-144588.pdf)


SC13.5

ACTION 

 

 

Ward: 21 

860 Pharmacy Avenue, 9-40 Craigton Drive and 1 Rannock Street - Official Plan Amendment Application - Preliminary Report
Origin
(January 17, 2020) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District
Recommendations

The City Planning Division recommends that:

 

1. Staff process this application concurrently with, and within the context of, the Golden Mile Secondary Plan Study.

 

2. This application be considered by Scarborough Community Council concurrently or following Scarborough Community Council's consideration of the Golden Mile Secondary Plan.

 

3. Within the context of the ongoing development of the Golden Mile Secondary Plan, staff be authorized to:

 

a. Schedule a community consultation meeting for the lands at 860 Pharmacy Avenue, 9-40 Craigton Drive and 1 Rannock Street, together with the Ward Councillor; and

 

b. Provide notice for a community consultation meeting to be given to landowners and residents within 120 metres of the site and to additional residents, institutions and owners to be determined in consultation with the Ward Councillor, with any additional mailing costs to be borne by the applicant.

Summary

This report provides information and identifies a preliminary set of issues regarding the application located at 860 Pharmacy Avenue, 9-40 Craigton Drive and 1 Rannock Street (Starlight lands), which is located within the Golden Mile Secondary Plan ("GMSP") study area.  Staff are currently reviewing the application.  It has been circulated to all appropriate agencies and City divisions for comment.

Financial Impact

The recommendations in this report have no financial impact.

Background Information
(January 17, 2020) Report and Attachments 1-6 from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District - 860 Pharmacy Avenue, 9-40 Craigton Drive and 1 Rannock Street - Official Plan Amendment Application - Preliminary Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-144557.pdf)


SC13.6

ACTION 

 

 

Ward: 23 

4620 Finch Avenue East - Zoning By-law Amendment Application - Preliminary Report
Origin
(January 16, 2020) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District
Recommendations

The City Planning Division recommends that:

 

1. Staff schedule a community consultation meeting for the application located at 4620 Finch Avenue East together with the Ward Councillor.

 

2. Staff provide notice for the community consultation meeting to landowners and residents within 120 metres of the application site, and to additional residents, institutions and owners to be determined in consultation with the Ward Councillor, with any additional mailing costs to be borne by the applicant.

Summary

This report provides information and identifies a preliminary set of issues regarding the application located at 4620 Finch Avenue East. Staff are currently reviewing the application. It has been circulated to all appropriate agencies and City divisions for comment. Staff will proceed to schedule a community consultation meeting for the application with the Ward Councillor.

Financial Impact

The recommendations in this report have no financial impact.

Background Information
(January 16, 2020) Report and Attachments 1-5 from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District - 4620 Finch Avenue East - Zoning By-law Amendment Application - Preliminary Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-144849.pdf)

Communications
(February 4, 2020) E-mail from Nicole Corrado (SC.New.SC13.6.1)

SC13.7

ACTION 

 

 

Ward: 24 

140 Grangeway Avenue - Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment Applications - Preliminary Report
Origin
(January 13, 2020) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District
Recommendations

The City Planning Division recommends that:

 

1. Staff put the application on hold until property requirements for the Scarborough Subway Extension (SSE) and associated station facility requirements are confirmed by Metrolinx.

 

2. Staff process this application concurrently and within the context of the Scarborough Centre Focused Review Study, at such time as matters related to the SSE and associated station facility requirements are confirmed by Metrolinx.

 

3. Staff schedule a community consultation meeting for the application located at 140 Grangeway Avenue together with the Ward Councillor at such time as matters related to the SSE and associated station facility requirements are confirmed by Metrolinx.

 

4. Staff provide notice for the community consultation meeting to landowners and residents within 120 metres of the application site, and to additional residents, institutions and owners to be determined in consultation with the Ward Councillor, with any additional mailing costs to be borne by the applicant. 

Summary

This report provides information and identifies a preliminary set of issues regarding the application located at 140 Grangeway Avenue.  It has been circulated to all appropriate agencies and City divisions for comment.  This report recommends that the application be put on hold until property requirements for the Scarborough Subway Extension (SSE) and associated station facility requirements are confirmed by Metrolinx.  Staff also recommend proceeding to schedule a community consultation meeting for the application with the Ward Councillor at such time as matters related to the SSE and associated station facility requirements are confirmed by Metrolinx.

Financial Impact

The recommendations in this report have no financial impact.

Background Information
(January 13, 2020) Report and Attachments 1- 8 from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District - 140 Grangeway Avenue - Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment Applications - Preliminary Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-144559.pdf)

Communications
(February 4, 2020) E-mail from Nicole Corrado (SC.New.SC13.7.1)

SC13.8

ACTION 

 

 

Ward: 24 

4097 Lawrence Avenue East and 197-201 Galloway Road - Zoning Amendment Application - Preliminary Report
Origin
(January 13, 2020) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District
Recommendations

The City Planning Division recommends that:

 

1. Staff schedule a community consultation meeting for the application located at 4097 Lawrence Avenue East and 197-201 Galloway Road together with the Ward Councillor.

 

2. Staff provide notice for the community consultation meeting to landowners and residents within 120 metres of the application site, and to additional residents, institutions and owners to be determined in consultation with the Ward Councillor, with any additional mailing costs to be borne by the applicant.

Summary

This report provides information and identifies a preliminary set of issues regarding the application located at 4097 Lawrence Avenue East and 197-201 Galloway Road. Staff are currently reviewing the application. It has been circulated to all appropriate agencies and City divisions for comment. Staff will proceed to schedule a community consultation meeting for the application with the Ward Councillor.

Financial Impact

The recommendations in this report have no financial impact.

Background Information
(January 13, 2020) Report and Attachments 1-5 from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District - 4097 Lawrence Avenue East and 197-201 Galloway Road - Zoning Amendment Application - Preliminary Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-144562.pdf)

Communications
(February 4, 2020) E-mail from Nicole Corrado (SC.New.SC13.8.1)
(February 4, 2020) Petition from Care 2 containing the signatures of approximately 50 persons (SC.New.SC13.8.2)

SC13.9

ACTION 

 

 

Ward: 25 

1625 Military Trail and 6000 Kingston Road - Official Plan Amendment and Zoning Amendment Applications - Preliminary Report
Origin
(January 17, 2020) Report from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District
Recommendations

The City Planning Division recommends that:

 

1. Staff schedule a community consultation meeting for the application located at 1625 Military Trail and 6000 Kingston Road together with the Ward Councillor.

 

2. Staff provide notice for the community consultation meeting to landowners and residents within 120 metres of the application site, and to additional residents, institutions and owners to be determined in consultation with the Ward Councillor, with any additional mailing costs to be borne by the applicant.

Summary

This report provides information and identifies a preliminary set of issues regarding the application located at 1625 Military Trail and 6000 Kingston Road. Staff are currently reviewing the application. It has been circulated to all appropriate agencies and City divisions for comment. Staff will proceed to schedule a community consultation meeting for the application with the Ward Councillor.

Financial Impact

The recommendations in this report have no financial impact.

Background Information
(January 17, 2020) Report and Attachments 1-6 from the Director, Community Planning, Scarborough District - 1625 Military Trail and 6000 Kingston Road - Official Plan Amendment and Zoning Amendment Applications - Preliminary Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-144850.pdf)

Communications
(February 4, 2020) E-mail from Nicole Corrado (SC.New.SC13.9.1)

SC13.10

ACTION 

 

 

Ward: 20 

Traffic Control Signals - Danforth Road at Seminoff Street
Origin
(January 16, 2020) Report from the Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services
Recommendations

The Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services recommends that:

 

1. City Council authorize the installation of traffic control signals at the intersection of Danforth Road and Seminoff Street.

Summary

As the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) operates bus service on Danforth Road, City Council approval of this report is required.

 

Transportation Services staff has reviewed the feasibility of installing traffic control signals or a pedestrian crossover (PXO) on Danforth Road at Seminoff Street.

 

The installation of a PXO is justified, however, based on the safety audit of this location, the environmental suitability for a PXO was not satisfied, given that the operating speed is equal to or greater than 60 km/h on Danforth Road. As an alternative, installing traffic control signals at this location would provide a safe and convenient access for pedestrians crossing Danforth Road.

 

This report recommends that the installation of traffic control signals be authorized at the intersection of Danforth Road and Seminoff Street, as the existing conditions do meet the warrant for the pedestrian crossing protection and are supported under traffic engineering judgment.

Financial Impact

The estimated cost of installing traffic control signals at Danforth Road and Seminoff Street is approximately $200,000.  This installation will be considered in 2021, subject to availability of funding and competing priorities.

Background Information
(January 16, 2020) Report and Attachments 1-2 from the Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services - Traffic Control Signals - Danforth Road at Seminoff Street
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-144853.pdf)


(Deferred from January 8, 2020 - 2020.SC12.13)
SC13.11

ACTION 

 

Delegated 

Ward: 20 

Stopping Prohibition - Kitson Drive
Origin
(December 3, 2019) Report from the Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services
Recommendations

The Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services, recommends that:

 

1. Scarborough Community Council prohibit stopping from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday, on the east side of Kitson Drive, from a point 75 metres north of Garrick Road to the west limit of the cul-de-sac at the south end of Kitson Drive.

Summary

This staff report is about a matter that the Community Council has delegated authority from City Council to make a final decision.

 

This report recommends that stopping be prohibited during school hours on the east side of Kitson Drive in the vicinity of the walkway access to John A. Leslie Public School. The proposed stopping prohibition will reduce conflicts between all traffic movements and improve sight-lines.

Financial Impact

The cost of installing the recommended "No Stopping" signs is approximately $1,000. The funding for these signs is available in the Transportation Services Division's 2020 Interim Operating Budget.

Background Information
(December 3, 2019) Report and Attachment 1 from the Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services - Stopping Prohibition - Kitson Drive
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-141657.pdf)

Communications
(February 3, 2020) E-mail from William Parish, Principal, John A Leslie Public School (SC.New.SC13.11.1)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/comm/communicationfile-100994.pdf)


SC13.12

ACTION 

 

Delegated 

Ward: 21 

All-Way Stop Control Review - Innismore Crescent and Inniswood Drive/Innisdale Drive
Origin
(January 14, 2020) Report from the Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services
Recommendations

The Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services recommends that:

 

1. Scarborough Community Council not authorize all-way compulsory stop control at the intersection of Innismore Crescent and Inniswood Drive/Innisdale Drive.

Summary

This staff report is about a matter that Community Council has delegated authority from City Council to make a final decision.

 

This report recommends that Community Council not authorize the installation of all-way stop control at the intersection of Innismore Crescent and Inniswood Drive/Innisdale Drive as the existing conditions do not meet the warrant for the installation of such a traffic control device. This intersection currently has a stop control for the north and southbound movement on Inniswood Drive/Innisdale Drive at Innismore Crescent.

Financial Impact

There is no financial impact associated with the staff recommendation.

Background Information
(January 14, 2020) Report and Attachment 1 from the Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services - All-Way Stop Control Review - Innismore Crescent and Inniswood Drive/Innisdale Drive
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-144560.pdf)


SC13.13

ACTION 

 

Delegated 

Ward: 21 

Parking Prohibition - Grace Street
Origin
(January 14, 2020) Report from the Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services
Recommendations

The Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services, recommends that:

 

1. Scarborough Community Council prohibit parking at all times on the north side of Grace Street, between Cedar Brae Boulevard and Greenwich Square.

Summary

This staff report is about a matter that the Community Council has delegated authority from City Council to make a final decision.

 

This report recommends that parking be prohibited at all times on the north side of Grace Street, between Cedar Brae Boulevard and Greenwich Square. The proposed parking prohibition is to address concerns from residents in the subject area with respect to parked vehicles causing sight-line obstructions and safety hazards.

Financial Impact

The cost of installing the recommended "No Parking Anytime" signs is approximately $750. The funding for these signs is available in the Transportation Services Division's 2020 Interim Operating Budget.

Background Information
(January 14, 2020) Report and Attachment 1 from the Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services - Parking Prohibition - Grace Street
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-144551.pdf)


SC13.14

ACTION 

 

Delegated 

Ward: 22 

Traffic Calming (Speed Humps), 30 km/h Speed Limit and U-Turn Prohibition Review - Corinthian Boulevard
Origin
(January 14, 2020) Report from the Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services
Recommendations

The Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services, recommends that:  

 

1. Scarborough Community Council prohibit eastbound and westbound U-turn movements at all times on Corinthian Boulevard, between Pharmacy Avenue (south intersection) and Fairglen Avenue.

 

2. Scarborough Community Council not authorize the installation of traffic calming measures on Corinthian Boulevard, between Pharmacy Avenue (south intersection) and Fairglen Avenue.

 

3. Scarborough Community Council not reduce the speed limit from 40 km/h to 30 km/h on Corinthian Boulevard, between Pharmacy Avenue (north intersection) and Pharmacy Avenue (south intersection).

Summary

This staff report is about a matter that the Community Council has delegated authority to make a final decision.

 

As a result of requests from the Councillor, JB Tyrrell Senior Public School and residents regarding vehicle speeds on Corinthian Boulevard, Transportation staff reviewed the need for traffic calming on Corinthian Boulevard, between Pharmacy Avenue (south intersection) and Fairglen Avenue.

 

Our assessment indicates the criteria as set out in the City's Traffic Calming Policy has not been satisfied. Therefore, traffic calming measures are not recommended on Corinthian Boulevard.  

 

Transportation staff reviewed the feasibility of reducing the speed limit on Corinthian Boulevard from 40 km/h to 30 km/h. Our assessment indicates that warrant criteria for the reduction of the speed limit from 40 to 30 km/h is also not satisfied. Therefore, a reduction of the speed limit to 30 km/h is not recommended for Corinthian Boulevard, between Pharmacy Avenue (north intersection) and Pharmacy Avenue (south intersection).

 

Transportation staff also reviewed the feasibility of prohibiting U-turns on Corinthian Boulevard, between Pharmacy Avenue (south intersection) and Fairglen Avenue and determined that a U-turn prohibition will reduce conflicts between all users and improve safety along this section of Corinthian Boulevard in the vicinity of JB Tyrrell Senior Public School.

Financial Impact

The cost of installing U-turn prohibition signs will be approximately $1,000, funding for which is available through within the Transportation Services 2020 Interim Operating Budget.

Background Information
(January 14, 2020) Report and Attachments 1-3 from the Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services - Traffic Calming (Speed Humps), 30 km/h Speed Limit and U-Turn Prohibition Review - Corinthian Boulevard
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-144584.pdf)


SC13.15

ACTION 

 

 

Ward: 23 

Traffic Control Signals Review - McLevin Avenue and Greenspire Road, McLevin Avenue and Malvern Street
Origin
(January 15, 2020) Report from the Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services
Recommendations

The Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services recommends that:

 

1. City Council authorize the installation of traffic control signals at the intersection of McLevin Avenue and Greenspire Road.

 

2. City Council authorize the installation of traffic control signals at the intersection of McLevin Avenue and Malvern Street.

Summary

As the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) operates transit service on McLevin Avenue, City Council approval of this report is required.

 

This report recommends that City Council authorize the installation of traffic control signals at the intersections of McLevin Avenue and Greenspire Road and McLevin Avenue and Malvern Street, as the existing conditions warrant the installation of such a traffic control device.  Currently, as McLevin Avenue, is designated as a through highway between Markham Road and Tapscott Road, there is a stop control facing the northbound approach on Greenspire Road at McLevin Avenue, and on Malvern Street at McLevin Avenue.

 

Although, the technical warrants for the installation of Traffic Control Signals are not met, installation of Traffic Control Signals is recommended due to other relevant factors/operating conditions identified in this report.

Financial Impact

The estimated cost of installing traffic control signals at the intersection of McLevin Avenue and Greenspire Road is $200,000.  The estimated cost of installing traffic control signals at the intersection of McLevin Avenue and Malvern Street is $200,000.   These installations will be considered in 2021, subject to availability of funding and competing priorities.

Background Information
(January 15, 2020) Report and Attachment 1 from the Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services. - Traffic Control Signals Review - McLevin Avenue and Greenspire Road, McLevin Avenue and Malvern Street
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-144863.pdf)


SC13.16

ACTION 

 

 

Ward: 25 

Traffic Control Signal Review - Lawrence Avenue East and Meadowvale Road
Origin
(January 15, 2020) Report from the Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services
Recommendations

The Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services recommends that:

 

1. City Council authorize the installation of traffic control signals at the intersection of Lawrence Avenue East and Meadowvale Road.

Summary

As the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) operates transit service on Lawrence Avenue East, City Council approval of this report is required.

 

This report recommends that City Council authorize the installation of traffic control signals at the intersection of Lawrence Avenue East and Meadowvale Road.  Currently, as Lawrence Avenue East is designated as a through highway, this intersection has a stop control facing the southbound approach on Meadowvale Road at Lawrence Avenue East.

 

Although, the technical warrants for the installation of Traffic Control Signals are not met, installation of Traffic Control Signals is recommended due to other relevant factors/operating conditions.

Financial Impact

The estimated cost of installing traffic control signals at Lawrence Avenue East and Meadowvale Road is approximately $200,000.  This installation will be considered in 2021, subject to availability of funding and competing priorities.

Background Information
(January 15, 2020) Report and Attachment 1 from the Acting Director, Traffic Management, Transportation Services - Traffic Control Signal Review - Lawrence Avenue East and Meadowvale Road
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-144858.pdf)

Communications
(January 23, 2020) E-mail from Denise Bacon (SC.New.SC13.16.1)
(January 25, 2020) E-mail from Sheila Masanotti (SC.New.SC13.16.2)
(January 28, 2020) Letter from Centennial Community Recreation Association (CCRA) (SC.New.SC13.16.3)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/comm/communicationfile-100899.pdf)

(January 29, 2020) Letter from Highland Creek Community Association (SC.New.SC16.13.4)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/comm/communicationfile-100912.pdf)

(February 2, 2020) E-mail from Thomas Burns (SC.New.SC13.16.5)
(February 3, 2020) Letter from West Rouge Community Association (SC.New.SC13.16.6)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/comm/communicationfile-101008.pdf)

(February 3, 2020) E-mail from Joe Mundy (SC.New.SC13.16.7)
(February 4, 2020) E-mail from Ailsa Mulla (SC.New.SC13.16.8)

SC13.17

ACTION 

 

 

Ward: 24 

Permanent Closure of the Untraveled Portion of Progress Avenue Abutting the North Limit of 940 Progress Avenue
Public Notice Given
Origin
(January 16, 2020) Report from the Director, Transportation Planning and Capital Program, Transportation Services
Recommendations

The Director, Transportation Planning and Capital Program, Transportation Services, recommends that:

 

1. City Council authorize the permanent closure of the untraveled portion of Progress Avenue, abutting the north limit of 940 Progress Avenue, shown as Part 1 on Attachment 2 - Sketch No. PS-2018-093 and Part 2 on Attachment 3 - R-Plan 64R-1352 (the "Highway"), attached to the report dated January 16, 2020, from the Director, Transportation Planning and Capital Program, Transportation Services.

 

2. City Council enact a by-law substantially in the form of the draft by-law attached as Attachment 1 - Appendix "A" - Draft By-law to the report dated January 16, 2020, from the Director, Transportation Planning and Capital Program, Transportation Services.

Summary

Transportation Services recommends that an untraveled portion of the Progress Avenue, abutting the north limit of 940 Progress Avenue, be permanently closed. 

 

The portion of the public highway to be closed will be incorporated into the abutting property which will be a future expansion of the Centennial College - Progress Campus, Scarborough.

Financial Impact

The closing of the Highway will not result in any costs to the City as the purchaser of the Highway is responsible to pay all costs associated with the closing of the Highway.

 

The Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer has reviewed this report and agrees with the financial impact information.

Background Information
(January 16, 2020) Report and Attachments 1-3 from the Director, Transportation Planning and Capital Program, Transportation Services - Permanent Closure of the Untraveled Portion of Progress Avenue Abutting the North Limit of 940 Progress Avenue
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-145065.pdf)


SC13.18

ACTION 

 

 

Ward: 24 

Sidewalk Snow Plowing
Origin
(February 4, 2020) Letter from Councillor Paul Ainslie, Ward 24, Scarborough-Guildwood
Recommendations

Councillor Paul Ainslie recommends that the Scarborough Community Council:

 

1. Request the General Manager, Transportation Services report to the Scarborough Community Council on June 9, 2020 regarding property damages as a result of mechanical sidewalk snow clearing in the 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 winter seasons across Scarborough.  The report is to clearly include:

 
a. Definitions of the nature of the complaints in categories;
b. The number of complaints received under each category of complaint;
c. The number of repairs that are required in each category;
d. The cause of the issue and remedies to address them;
e. Outline the cost to the City, if any, for the repairs of the damages including a timeline for repair and if the sidewalk snow plow contractor is financially responsible for the repairs; and
f. If the contractor is not financially responsible, how the repair work will be contracted out.

Summary

To date our Council offices in both Ward 24 and Ward 25 have received over 200 complaints on mechanical sidewalk snow clearing from December 19, 2019 to January 20, 2020, with over 100 reporting property damages.  The remainder of the complaints account for the sidewalk snowplows placing large amount of snow at the driveway entrances not allowing for passage and poor quality of work. I am confident that the issue spans across the entire City.

 

Noting a high volume of reports of property damages with some advising that either the sidewalk snowplow's blade seems to be the wrong size or the tracker itself is too large or in some cases that the work has not been done properly it would be beneficial for a report to come forward to aid Transportation Services with preparing for snow removal across the City as the service has an effect on the City budget for removal and repair of the damage.

 

An assessment is required to bring a report forward to the Infrastructure and Environment Committee clearly outlining the number and nature of complaints received by the City due to sidewalk snowplowing to determine the causes in order for them to be rectified to decrease future costs to the City and damages to property.

Background Information
(February 4, 2020) Revised - Letter from Councillor Paul Ainslie - Sidewalk Snow Plowing
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-145873.pdf)

(January 20, 2020) Letter from Councillor Paul Ainslie - Sidewalk Snow Plowing
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-145188.pdf)


SC13.19

ACTION 

 

 

Ward: 23 

Revising the definition of Excluded Area of Chapter 925, Permit Parking
Origin
(January 23, 2020) Letter from Councillor Cynthia Lai, Ward 23, Scarborough North
Recommendations

Councillor Cynthia Lai recommends that:

 

1. City Council amend Subsection (2) of the definition of "Excluded Area" in section 925-1 B of City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 925, Permit Parking, by:

 

a. deleting the word "and" at the end of subsection (f);

 

b. deleting the period at the end of subsection (g) and inserting "; and"; and

 

c. adding a new subsection (h) as follows:

The area bounded by Highway 401 to the south, by Midland Avenue to the west, by Steeles Avenue East to the north, and by the Rouge River to the electric power transmission line, the electric power transmission line to Morningside Avenue, Morningside Avenue to Neilson Road, and Neilson Road to Highway 401 on the east.

Summary

After hearing from numerous residents of my ward regarding their concerns about the lack of adequate on-site parking on their properties, I have concluded that their long term parking needs could perhaps be satisfied through the City's Residential On-street Permit Parking Program. The areas of the City that currently allow for residential permit parking are: Toronto and East York, areas of Etobicoke York, North York and certain areas of Scarborough. This program is currently not in place for ward 23, however, because this area is included in the definition for "Excluded Area" under Chapter 925, Permit Parking. Under section 925-4C of Chapter 925, permit parking will not apply to the excluded area as defined, meaning, among other things, that staff are unable to designate roads or areas within the excluded area as permit parking roads or areas even where staff are in receipt of a petition from residents. This motion seeks to remove the following area from the definition of excluded area under Chapter 925, Permit Parking, such that streets within this area can be considered for permit parking through the petition and polling process.

Background Information
(January 23, 2020) Letter from Councillor Cynthia Lai - Revising the definition of Excluded Area of Chapter 925, Permit Parking
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-145338.pdf)


SC13.20

ACTION 

 

Delegated 

Ward: 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 

Enactment of By-laws
Summary

Introduction and consideration of Bills for enactment of By-laws.