This regular meeting of council will hold no real surprises (except, perhaps, the start time). Council will ratify the Committee of the Whole agenda, and there may be some attempted adjustments made there on a couple of items, and there’s a surprise additional topic to be considered as part of the consent agenda. Also, come early for a special second meeting on an entirely different subject. Continue reading “City Council Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the March 28 Meeting?”
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This Week at Council: Trees, Short-Term Rentals, and Rec Centre Back On
If you liked trees and tax policy, then this was the Committee of the Whole meeting for you! The packed agenda saw just about every service areas get some time in the spotlight from the internal audit plan, to potential new rules for short-term rentals, to a new plan to finally get the South End Community Centre built. The big item though, naturally, was the plan to increase the city’s tree canopy. Continue reading “This Week at Council: Trees, Short-Term Rentals, and Rec Centre Back On”
LIVE BLOG: Committee of the Whole Meeting for March 7, 2023
Strap in for what might look like a long one! You can click here for the amended agenda from City Hall, and you can click here for the Politico preview. For the complete blow-by-blow of today’s council meeting, you can follow along on Twitter, or follow the tweets below. You can also watch the City’s own live-stream of the meeting here. Continue reading “LIVE BLOG: Committee of the Whole Meeting for March 7, 2023”
Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the March 7 Meeting?
It’s a jammed-packed agenda at March’s Committee of the Whole meeting; dare we say there’s something for everyone? From the desk of Corporate Services we’ve got some budget information. From Public Services we’re going to hear more about trees and AirBnBs. And then, it’s the big one, how we’re going to build the South End Community Centre with all the economic pressures. All that, and there’ll be some Audit stuff too. Continue reading “Committee of the Whole Preview – What’s on the Agenda for the March 7 Meeting?”