The Lobbyist Registry is now in effect, and the 2022 Official Plan is as well
📑📊 Staff Memos
🗺️🏙️ Bill 150, Planning Statute Law Amendment Act, 2023
Memorandum: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12552961&GUID=FD79B035-44DC-4007-91BF-946BAA10FAFE from J. Roberts, Manager of Strategic Initiatives, Policy and Analysis
The City's Official Plan, as adopted by Council on March 7, 2022, is back in effect, with the addition of:
126.96.36.199.j) "Where their activity would cause a significant drinking water threat, uses outlined in Policy LUP-1 of the South Georgian Bay Lake Simcoe Source Protection Plan shall not be permitted in vulnerable areas."
The City's December 6 submission on additional Official Plan modifications is awaiting response from the Minister, at which time staff will provide an update to Council
🏘️🏗️ 108 Harvie Road Subdivision ASA Developments
Memorandum: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12552956&GUID=CE2FE0C2-9E04-4B38-B681-AAEB5954119B from G. Matthie, Senior Development Services Technologist and B. Perreault, Manager of Approval, re: 108 Harvie Road Subdivision ASA Developments – Approval of Engineering Conditions and Drawings
The conditions and drawings are substantially finalized. Approval will clear the way for registration of the Plan of Subdivision.
👥📃 Committee Agendas
🌸🌺 Communities In Bloom
🚸🧯 Community Safety Committee
🤝📋 Barrie's Lobbyist Registry
Media Release, December 29: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12552957&GUID=85CEDCE9-744F-46AF-A3DD-3E62776B1FB3 "Barrie's Lobbyist Registry comes into effect Jan.1, 2024"
The new bylaw requires that lobbyists record lobbying activity within ten business days of the initial communication occurring.
For more information, please visit barrie.ca/LobbyistRegistry
The Lobbyist Registry Bylaw is available at https://www.barrie.ca/government/policies-laws/laws-listing/lobbyist-registry-law
🙊📢 Community Safety and Inciteful Speech
Correspondence from Town of Aurora, December 19: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12552958&GUID=7D880409-A487-47D5-AE94-0F27F2431A46 regarding a resolution concerning Community Safety and Inciteful Speech
The Town of Aurora is calling on all levels of government to acknowledge the uncertainty and safety concerns do to recent global unrest, and look at strengthening available tools to deny inciteful speech "that encourages violent extremists the ability to publicly manipulate, advocate, and incite violence or physical harm to another human being, whether it be online or in person", and encourages its community and local leaders of faith to bring the community together to promote peace, healing and understanding
🏚️🎒 The Homelessness Crisis
Correspondence from Town of Aurora, December 19: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12552959&GUID=02DAA580-BB35-488D-9879-6BE4556EDE33 regarding a resolution concerning the Homelessness Crisis
The Town of Aurora is calling on all levels of government to
commit to ending homelessness in Ontario;
work with the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) and a broad range of community, health and economic partners to develop, resource, and implement an action plan;
provide a long-term financial commitment to assist in the creation of more affordable and supportive housing for York Region people in need, including people with substance use disorders; and
increase investments in evidence-informed substance use prevention and mental health promotion initiatives that provide foundational support for the health, safety and well-being of individuals, families and neighbourhoods, beginning from early childhood
⏳➕ Late Additions
🚫🦹 Crime Stoppers Month
January, 2024 is Crime Stoppers Month
🏘️🧑⚖️ County of Simcoe Regional Review Submission re: Housing
Correspondence from Mayor Nuttall to Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, January 10: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12565608&GUID=63E60183-661A-4E52-B631-6E26C67159FF
Opposing the County's position on regional scale infrastructure planning service delivery and their proposed role as an "Upper tier with Prescribed Planning Authority", and wishing for Barrie to maintain its single tier status.
🚒🧑🚒 Barrie Fire and Emergency Service
Media Release, January 10: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12565610&GUID=7C2552DC-51B9-4A0C-897D-1FD0BF3D4F75 "Barrie Fire and Emergency Services helps out neighbouring municipalities"