Every week, Bramptonist will be rounding up the interesting items on upcoming city council and committee meetings, so you don’t have to bore yourselves with tedious PDFs.

All meetings are open to the public (aside from closed items), and are generally held in the City Council Chambers, unless stated otherwise.

Planning and Infrastructure Services

May 30, 1:00 p.m.

Council Chambers, City Hall

John/James Realignment

  • This report is on page 333
  • Realignment of John Street and James Street in the vicinity of the CN rail at-grade crossing
  • Budget on $1.8 million, including Region of Peel utilities replacements
  • Construction start in September 2016
  • Construction slated to end July 2017

Downtown Brampton Utilities Overhaul

  • This report is on page 338
  • Phase 1 of Sewer and Sanitary line replacement in downtown starts in 2017
  • Phase 1 includes Queen (between Mill and Scott), Main (between Wellington and just north of Diplock Lane), Elizabeth (between Queen and Wellington), Chapel (between Queen and Wellington), Mary (between the Four Corners library and Moore), and small sections of Moore, Maple, and George

Property Demolition

  • 8201 Churchville Road (page 31)
  • 2941 Wanless Drive (page 40)
  • 9794 Creditview Road (page 48)
  • 190 Binder Twine Trail (page 58)

Sign Changes

  • Longo’s at 65 Dufay Road (page 67)
  • Sunkom Properties at 5 Cherrycrest Drive (page 75)
  • Sheridan College at 7899 McLaughlin Road (page 85)

Zoning Bylaw Amendments

  • Markview Home Corporation development in Ward 10 (page 98)
    • Allow 7 residential blocks, 2 natural spaces block and a road widening block
  • Candevcon Limited development in Ward 10 (page 125)
    • Allow denser single-detached dwellings to be built

Issues in Brief

  • Response from city staff to civic group Citizens for a Better Brampton on questions surrounding Metrolinx buying property in Downtown Brampton (page 157)
  • Brampton employment lands review and potential conversions report (page 164)

Agenda available here.

Community and Public Services Committee

June 1, 9:30 a.m.

Council Chambers, City Hall

Issue in Brief

  • A presentation by Brampton Fire and Emergency Services on the Fire Education Safety Centre (the house in Chinguacousy Park near Central Park and Hanover) (page 7)

Agenda available here.

Economic Development Committee

June 1, 1:00 p.m.

Council Chambers, City Hall

Issues in Brief

  • Presentation on global relationship opportunities (page 7)
  • Reports on Atlanta (page 17), and Tel Aviv and Jerusalem trade missions (verbal)

Agenda available here.

Corporate Services Committee

June 1, 3:00 p.m.

Council Chambers, City Hall

Issues in Brief

  • 2016 Assessment Update (presentation on page 5)
    • Value of houses has gone up significantly compared to condos
  • City purchasing activity for the 1st quarter of 2016 (page 36)

Agenda available here.

Brampton School Traffic Safety Council

June 2, 9:30 a.m.

Council Committee Room, City Hall

Issues in Brief

  • Turner Fenton construction
  • Site inspection report of Roberta Bondar PS (page 16)

Agenda available here.