This Week in Barrie now distributed digital-only, an update on the Employment Lands Strategy, keeping married seniors together in long term care, and improving the Lake Simcoe Phosphorous Reduction Strategy
📑📊 Staff Memos
🧑⚖️📰 Legislative Ads in Barrie Today
Memorandum: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12382062&GUID=B9FE966D-484E-4D14-AB2C-599641ABACB4 from C. Harris, Associate Director, Communications and Customer Service
Now that the Barrie Advance is no longer in print, The City is now using Barrie Today's digital platform to share This Week in Barrie (City-related news, events and activities), as well as all legislative ads on an interim basis. City staff will reevaluate options for This Week in Barrie in 2024.
💼🏢 Employment Lands Strategy Update
Memorandum: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12382068&GUID=23045E17-2AA5-4DB5-AB3F-8FC58DE3D155 from D. Brooke-Bisschop, Manager, Business Development
An update on the ELS progress in getting appropriately sized and serviced parcels of employment land to market as soon as possible, in order to grow to 150,000 jobs by 2051.
A full update will be provided to General Committee in early 2024.
🏆🪧 Access Barrie Wins Three Marcom Awards
Memorandum: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12382063&GUID=864661AE-DA15-4EF8-81A0-B9036FAF97AA from C. Harris, Associate Director, Communications and Customer Service
Access Barrie's Marketing and Communications department received a Platinum Award in "Advertising: Banner/Sign" for the 2022 Remembrance Day flag series, a Gold Award in "Strategic Communications: Integrated Marketing" for the Digital Waterfront Parking Permit campaign, and an Honourable Mention for its "Road Construction Ahead" campaign
👥📃 Committee Agendas
🎭🧑🎨 Arts Advisory Committee
🗿🏰 Heritage Barrie Committee
🛣️🫂 Infrastructure and Community Investment Committee
👵👴 Bill 21, Fixing Long Term Care Amendment Act
Correspondence from MPP Catherine Fife to Township of East Hawkesbury, September 25: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12382064&GUID=A4C08FE5-CB11-4748-AD6C-ABB73CED8B06 (sent to Barrie October 10)
East Hawkesbury Motion to Support Bill 21: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12382065&GUID=91BDC26A-E609-41AD-9217-8434DD00255F
East Hawkesbury is supporting Bill 21, Fixing Long-Term Care Amendment Act (Til Death Do Us Part), which adds the rights of residents to not be separated from their spouse upon admission to LTC, and have accommodation made available so spouses may continue to live together.
🐟☠️ Lake Simcoe Phosphorous Reduction Strategy Resolution
Correspondence from the Township of King, October 19: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=F&ID=12382071&GUID=2D06157E-AB21-472A-96A4-4228FE0122D9
King Township is asking the Province to update the Lake Simcoe Phosphorous Reduction Strategy, including revising the phosphorous target and adding other management objectives as necessary, and to develop and fund implementation of a time-bound action plan to achieve the revised strategy with a target date of 2030.
⏳➕ Late Additions