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Revised Meeting Agenda

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Changes to the original agenda are noted with an asterisk "*". 

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  • Recommendation:

    That the Council of the City of Guelph now hold a meeting that is closed to the public, pursuant to the Municipal Act, to consider:

Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest and General Nature Thereof

Confirmation of Minutes for the closed Council meetings held June 17 and 29, 2020

361 Whitelaw Road - Local Planning Appeal Tribunal Appeals - Update , 2020-98

Section 239(2)(e) and (f) of the Municipal Act relating to litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board; and advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose.

2019 Chief Administrative Officer Performance Evaluation and Revised 2020 Performance Objectives 

Section 239 (2) (b) and (d) of the Municipal Act related to personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees; and labour relations or employee negotiations.

(Councillor Allt)

  • Recommendation:

    That the minutes of the open Council Meetings held June 15, 17 and 29, 2020, be confirmed as recorded and without being read.

The following resolutions have been prepared to facilitate Council’s consideration of various matters and are suggested for consideration. If Council wishes to address a specific report in isolation of the Consent Agenda, please identify the item. It will be extracted and dealt with separately as part of the Items for Discussion.

  • Recommendation:
    1. That the Response Time Performance Plan for 2021 be set as recommended by staff.
  • Recommendation:
    1. That, following the passage and royal assent of Bill 197, the City Clerk be directed to bring forward the proposed Procedural By-law, included as attachment-1 to the report titled Procedural By-Law Amendments to Allow for Continued Remote Meetings, dated July 20, 2020, for approval.

The following items have been extracted from the Committee of the Whole Consent Report and the Council Consent Agenda and will be considered separately. These items have been extracted either at the request of a member of Council or because they include a presentation and/or delegations.

Liraz Fridman, Transportation Safety Specialist

Ray Gordon, Sargent, Traffic Unit, Guelph Police Service
*Marilyn Drake
*Andrew Giordano
*Yvette Tendick President, Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation
*Hugh Whiteley (presentation)

Gord Cobey, Chief of Police, Guelph Police Service
*Darren Shock 
*Eve Mazereeuw
*Joel Best
*Richelle Forsey
*Matthew M. 
*Mike Darmon
*Hugh Whiteley
*Vince Hanson
*Yvette Tendick, on behalf of Guelph Coalition for Active Transportation 

  • Recommendation:
    1. That the Community Road Safety Strategy, included as Attachment 1, to the Infrastructure, Development & Enterprise Services Report (2020-80), dated July 20, 2020 be approved and in effect as of August 4, 2020.
    2. That the Traffic Calming Policy, included as Attachment 2, to the Infrastructure, Development & Enterprise Services Report (2020-80), dated July 20, 2020 be approved and in effect as of August 4, 2020.

Resolution to adopt the By-laws (Councillor Bell).

  • Recommendation:

    That By-law Numbers (2020)-20511 and (2020)-20513 are hereby passed.

Please provide any announcements, to the Mayor in writing, by 12 noon on the day of the Council meeting.

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