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Circulation List for August 16

Updated: Aug 15

a new provincial tool for expediting priority developments, a summary of the Strong Mayors Legislation, nominations open for the Barrie Arts Awards, registration open for fall recreation programs, and more

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๐Ÿ“‘๐Ÿ“Š Staff Memos

๐Ÿ—๏ธ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Community Infrastructure and Housing Accelerator (CIHA)

  • Memorandum: from M. Banfield, Director of Development Services

  • The province has introduced this tool to allow municipalities to specifically request that the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing issue a zoning order.

  • A CIHA can be used to regulate use of land to permit certain types of development โ€“ the municipality is responsible for providing public notice, undertaking consultation, and ensuring the order is made available to the public.

  • A CIHA can be used to expedite priority developments, including community infrastructure, any type of housing, development associated with transportation infrastructure, buildings that would facilitate employment and economic development, and mixed use development

๐ŸŠโ›”๏ธ City Beach Season Closure

๐Ÿ“œ๐Ÿ’ช Strong Mayors Legislation

๐Ÿ‘ฅ๐Ÿ“ƒ Committee Agendas

  • Nil

โœ๏ธ๐Ÿ“จ Correspondence

๐ŸŽญ๐Ÿ† Barrie Arts Awards

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿš Family Reunification Funding

๐Ÿ“‰๐Ÿฆน Barrie Area has Lowest Violent Crime in Canada

๐Ÿšง๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ Road Construction Projects

โœ๏ธโ›น๏ธ Registration for Fall Recreation Programs

๐Ÿš‘๐ŸŽ Donation of Decommissioned Ambulance

๐Ÿ˜๏ธ๐Ÿง‘โ€โš–๏ธ Short Term Rental Controls

  • Correspondence from Town of Erie, July 26:

  • Fort Erie has resolved to ask the province to establish a regulatory framework requiring digital platforms such as AirBNB and VRBO to require owners using the platforms to comply with municipal planning and licensing regulations, and prevent advertising of properties that aren't registered with the relevant municipality.

  • They are also asking the province to work with municipalities to address situations in which long-term housing stock has been lost to corporate ownership of short-term rental properties.

โณโž• Late Additions

โšฝ๏ธ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐ŸŽจ Recreation Fall Programming

A colourful pile of documents, envelopes and letters.

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