We’re back for another week of committee meetings.

As always, 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.

Community and Public Services Committee

November 2, 2016, 9:30 a.m.
Council Chambers, City Hall

2019 FIBA U19 World Championship Bid Opportunity

  • City has the opportunity to host the 2019 FIBA U19 World Championship in June 2019
  • Bid would require $500 payment to Basketball Canada as well as application
  • Up to $145,000 in cash for event needed
  • In-kind value of $145,000 to be donated to rent Powerade Centre, Brampton Soccer Centre, other city facilities
  • Budget of $1.715 million mostly offset by other government levels, FIBA, and sponsors
  • 16 teams from around the world
  • If profit is made, 50 per cent of it would be reinvested in community basketball programs in Brampton
  • Report on page 32

Canadettes Girls’ Hockey Association 50th Anniversary

  • Canadettes is a Brampton girls’ ice hockey team that will be celebrating their 50th anniversary next April
  • Their annual Easter tournament is the “World’s Largest and Longest Running Female Hockey Tournament”
  • Team wants a $115,000 donation from the city, staff are recommending $65,000 be provided through covering city facility rentals
  • Canadettes are hoping 400 teams come to their event; last year 355 teams attended
  • Report on page 40

Agenda and reports here.

Economic Development Committee

November 2, 2016, 1:00 p.m.
Council Chambers, City Hall

Issues in Brief

  • A presentation on mapping tax density, which includes several proposals for the Queen Street corridor (page 4)
    • Similar developments in size are compared in how much tax they bring the city (hint: the higher density developments bring more money to the city than developers that are sprawled out)

Agenda and reports here.

Corporate Services Committee

November 2, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
Council Chambers, City Hall

Issues in Brief

  • 2017 Interim Tax Levy Report and By-law (page 4)

Agenda and reports here.

Peel Housing Corporation

November 3, 2016, 9:00 a.m.
Council Chambers, Regional HQ at 10 Peel Centre Drive

Issues in Brief

To be released soon.

Agenda and reports here.

Brampton School Traffic Safety Committee

November 3, 2016, 9:30 a.m.
Council Committee Room, City Hall

Site Inspection Requests

  • Fernforest Public School (page 27)
    • Resident complaining they are getting parking tickets when dropping kids off to school
  • St. Rita Catholic School (page 28)
    • Resident concerned about congestion when a child was struck outside of the school
  • Schools in Balmoral Drive area (page 29)
    • Resident concerned for kids crossing Balmoral Drive, especially since nearest school doesn’t put out crossing guard for certain time, but other schools in area open earlier
    • Would like a traffic light at Balmoral/Edenborough to force drivers to stop

Issues in Brief

  • A presentation on street lighting (page 21)

Agenda and reports here.

Sports Hall of Fame Committee

November 3, 2016, 9:00 a.m.
Council Committee Room, City Hall

Issues in Brief

  • Discussion on how city should reach out to high level athletes

Agenda and reports here.