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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - December 2021

In brief, this post highlights five items of public interest that were discussed during the December 2021 City Council meetings.

Highlights include:

  • Temporary Wellness Shelter
  • Downtown Event and Entertainment District Advisory Group
  • Elm Disposal Changes at Landfill
  • Groundwater Protection Policy
  • COVID-19 Update
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - November 2021

In brief, this post highlights five items of public interest that were discussed during the November 2021 City Council meeting.

Highlights include:

  • COVID-19 update
  • Dundonald Ave Solar Farm
  • Speed Limit Review: school and playground zones
  • Recreation and Sport Facilities Grant
  • High Performance Civic Building Policy
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - October 2021

In brief, this post highlights five items of public interest that were discussed during the October 2021 City Council meetings.

Highlights include:

  • COVID-19: Access to Leisure Centres and Gathering Size Restrictions Bylaw
  • Allowing pets on-leash in Kiwanis Memorial Park
  • Prioritization options for 2022/2023 Business Plan and Budget  
  • Waste and organics utility timing
  • Health Care Worker Appreciation Week
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - September 2021

In brief, this post highlights five items of public interest that were discussed during the September 2021 City Council meetings.

Highlights include:

  • COVID-19: Mitigation Framework, Implementation and Gathering Size Restrictions Request
  • First decision for the Speed Limit Review
  • Creation of Roadways Emergency Response Plan for Extreme or Unusual Snow events
  • Winter Parking Patio Pilot
  • Leave of Absence Policy
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - August 2021

In brief, this post highlights six items of public interest that were discussed during the August 2021 City Council meeting.

Highlights include:

  • COVID-19: Mask mandate and next steps
  • Updates on the curbside organics program and waste utility
  • Honouring the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 
  • Farmers' Market Update, including timelines
  • Leave of Absence Policy
  • Report back on the 2021 Municipal Election
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - July 2021

In brief, this post highlights two items of public interest that were discussed during the July 2021 City Council meeting.

Highlights include:

  • Guidelines for scattering cremated remains into the river.
  • Enactment of the Drainage Bylaw
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - June 2021

In brief, this post highlights five items of public interest that were discussed during the June 2021 City Council meeting.

Highlights include:

  • Renaming of John A. Macdonald Road.
  • Amendment of the Knox United Church Heritage bylaw. 
  • Renewal of the Civic Conservatory 
  • Party Bicycle Pilot Program
  • Options for the 14th St Parklet 
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - May 2021

In brief, this post highlights four items of public interest that were discussed during the May 2021 City Council meeting.

Highlights include:

  • creation of smart meter participation policy.
  • develop an Emergency Response Plan for extreme or unusual events. 
  • an update on the work to identify and address systemic barriers for participation.
  • providing members of City Council with access to an Employee and Family Assistance Program
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - April 2021

In brief, this post highlights six items of public interest that were discussed during the April 2021 City Council meeting.

Highlights include:

  • a progress report on the Climate Action Plan
  • information on the Victoria Avenue bikeway, pedestrian and traffic safety improvements. 
  • next steps in envisioning Downtown's Entertainment District and Bus Rapid Transit
  • presentation of 2020 local government election disclosures.
  • approval of the University Sector Plan.
  • Extension of temporary asphalt parking patios.
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - March 2021

In brief, this post highlights five items of public interest that were discussed during the March 2021 City Council meeting. 

Highlights include:

  • information on the amendments to the Brighton Concept Plan
  • welcoming the new City Clerk, Adam Tittemore. 
  • confirmation of the municipal tax policy, including a detailed analysis on best practices. 
  • approval in principle of the Urban Forest Management Plan.
  • update on leaves of absences and supports for member of City Council.