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General Committee โ€“ Monday, October 4, 2021, 6pm

Updated: Jan 5

Monday night will be a busy one, with 6pm General Committee, followed immediately by City Council

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿง‘โ€โš–๏ธ Council Compensation Review Committee

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ“Š Finance and Corporate Services Committee

  • Report from September 14:

๐Ÿšฐ๐Ÿ’ฆ Support for Water First Organization

  • Consult with Indigenous communities, including the Barrie Native Friendship Centre & Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle, on the possibility of dedicating 0.2% of its water/wastewater revenue forecast for 2022 toward Water First and their efforts to improve water services in Indigenous communities.

  • Investigate an option to give residents the opportunity to make a donation to Water First on their water bill.

  • Invite representatives of local Indigenous communities to attend a Finance and Corporate Services Committee to provide feedback on the proposal.

  • Enter into a 3-year partnership with Water First to market the organization in signage along the waterfront, on the Canada Day website section, and in other appropriate marketing resources.

  • Ask Water First to consult with its First Nations Advisory Council and other partners on the proposal and report back to the City.

๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ“Š Year-To-Date Internal Audit Status Report

๐Ÿšปโ™ฟ๏ธ City of Barrie Public Washrooms

  • Investigate the feasibility of an Accessibility Washroom Strategy for all City Public Facilities

  • Review the current conditions of the public washroom facilities as well as cost for future accessible renovations.

๐ŸŒ‡๐ŸŒƒ City Building Committee

  • Report from September 21:

๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿ˜ Heritage Conservation Districts

  • Investigate the feasibility and costs associated with conducting a study regarding the establishment of Heritage Conservation Districts

๐Ÿšฒ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ Review of CIP Planning Active Transportation Webinar

  • Provide links to webinars from the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals.

  • Purchase an annual advocate membership (if necessary) for the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals for the Active Transportation and Sustainability Advisory Committee.

๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒฒ Single Tree Bylaw Update

  • Include in the Single Tree Bylaw investigation:

    • individual heritage trees

    • an evaluation of best practices from other municipalities

    • the potential for a more comprehensive approach to mature tree protection beyond excavation and construction

    • a public and stakeholder consultation process

๐Ÿ›ฃ๐Ÿšด Sunnidale Road Overpass

  • Consult with the MTO Sunnidale Road Project Team to determine the project and cost implications of upgrading the proposed active transportation infrastructure to include sidewalks on both sides, as well as separated cycling facilities.

๐Ÿ“ƒ๐Ÿฐ Municipal Heritage Register

  • Add 84 Cumberland Street and 125 Toronto Street to the Municipal Heritage Register as listed properties

All-Way Stop at Innisfil & Brock (Ward 2)

Invitation for Presentation - Simcoe County Food Council

  • Sponsor: Aylwin

  • Invite representatives from the Simcoe County Food Council to provide a presentation to City Council on the Food Council and its work in implementing the Simcoe County Food Security Framework.

Watershed Walkway behind East Bayfield Community Centre

  • Sponsor: Kungl

  • Investigate ways to mitigate unwarranted access and address safety concerns related to the watershed walkway behind East Bayfield Community Centre (Stanley Street & Arch Brown Court) and report back with costing.



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