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Circulation List for January 24, 2024

Updates on the Transit Terminal and winter recreation

📑📊 Staff Memos

🚉🚏 Barrie Allandale Transit Terminal and Downtown Mini Hub

☃️❄️ Winterfest and Hello Winter

👥📃 Committee Agendas

🗿🏰 Heritage Barrie Committee

🛣️🫂 Infrastructure and Community Investment Committee

✍️📨 Correspondence

📆⚕️ Kawasaki Disease Awareness Day

🏘️💸 Affordable Housing Strategy

  • Media Release, January 18: – "Barrie's Affordable Housing Strategy Approved. Nine actions will be taken to address affordability in the city"

  • Those nine actions are:

    • undertake a comprehensive review of the City's Zoning Bylaw (already happening)

    • update the City's existing incentive program and increase the annual budget

    • use public land to deliver new affordable housing (already happening)

    • work towards a decision faster / shorten approval timelines

    • create a concierge program to connect parties who are interested in partnering to deliver new housing

    • enhance the Simcoe County Secondary Suite program for Barrie

    • enact a Rental Replacement Bylaw to preserve existing rental stock

    • continue to communicate to the public the benefits of growth, density, and affordable housing

    • explore the potential for inclusionary zoning (already happening)

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🛣️🆘 Declaring a Road Safety Emergency

⏳➕ Late Additions

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A colourful pile of documents, envelopes and letters.



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