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Finance and Responsible Governance Committee – Wednesday, June 19, 2024, 4pm

Updated: Jun 17

25th anniversary of the Barrie Skateboard Park, International delegations, and internal audit shows full compliance still not achieved

Meeting Location: Council Chambers

🎤🙋 Open Delegations

🛹🥳 Barrie Skateboard Park 25th Anniversary Event

  • Event Proposal:

  • The Barrie Skateboard Association will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Skateboard Park in Queen's Park on September 21

  • They are asking for the following issues to be addressed before the event:

    • Chain Link Fence

      • removing the frontal section of the gates as well as the tall section of the chain link fence fronting Park Street

        • community members say it makes people feel excluded

      • removing the back section of fencing and gate between the Queen's Park baseball diamond and the Army Cadet Drill Hall

        • would allow for safer entrance into the park

    • Trash Receptacles

      • asking that three trash receptacles be added to the three entrances of the park, to help community members maintain the cleanliness of the park

🧑‍🏫📑 Presentations

  • Nil

↪️📥 Deferred / Referred Items

🤐🏷️ Confidential Proposed or Pending Acquisition or Disposition of Land by the Municipality - Waterlot

  • Confidential memo from M. Banfield, Executive Director of Development Services

📝📑 Advisory Committee Reports

🇨🇦🇺🇳 International Relations Advisory Committee

🤝🇩🇪 International Relations Committee and Invest Barrie German Trade Delegation

  • Authorize an official delegation of 5 members of the International Relations Committee to travel to Germany to join the Invest Barrie German trade delegation November 4-8 to foster the continued relationship with Zweibrucken, and to develop new economic opportunities in Baden-Baden

  • Travel expenses to be funded from the International Relations Committee budget, not to exceed $15K

🤝🇺🇸 Saginaw, Michigan Delegation

  • Direct the Economic and Creative Development Department to support the International Relations Committee in inviting a delegation from Saginaw, Michigan to visit Barrie during the fall of 2024

📑🗂 Staff Reports

Q2 2024 Internal Audit Status Update

💡🗣️ Items of Discussion

  • Nil



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