It’s standing committee week, where important items are discussed before being finalized at council.

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.


Council Workshop

September 20, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Alderlea, 40 Elizabeth Street South

  • Budget process for the 2017 to 2019 city budget

Agenda and reports available here.


Brampton Heritage Board

September 20, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Council Committee Room, City Hall

Heritage Permit Applications

  • 19-25 Main Street North (page 13)
    • The Subway building in downtown Brampton is being renovated
  • 1183 Martins Boulevard (page 31)
    • New front entrance to house in Churchville Heritage District

Designation under the Heritage Act

  • 164-166 Main Street North (page 39)
    • Owner requested designation
    • Heritage value due to previous occupants

Listing on the Municipal Register of Cultural Heritage Resources

  • 47 Queen Street East (page 58)
    • The two-storey building where “Glamour Couture” is housed
    • Was a former Primitive Methodist church, with the land donated by John Elliot, considered a founding father of Brampton
    • Was eventually converted to commercial use after St. Paul’s was built
    • Defining heritage architectural features have been removed, but “the building continues to contribute to the pedestrian scale character of downtown Brampton’s streetscape”

Agenda and reports available here.


Community and Public Services Committee

September 21, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Council Chambers, City Hall

Contracts

  • Sandalwood Transit Yard expansion contractor is $1,432,562.39 over budget, but this is within the contingency (page 13)
  • The City Hall West Tower’s retail spaces are under construction and the contractor, BECC Construction Group Ltd, needs $230,000, to complete the two spaces (page 16)

2017 Canadian Lacrosse Association Minto Cup Tournament

  • City has opportunity to host national tournament
  • Brampton Excelsiors needs $65,000 for the bid
  • City has hosted in the 50s twice, and then recently in 2009
  • Potential expenses are $148,500, revenue $176,500 including city bid money
  • Report on page 6

Issues in Brief

  • City will receive $101,152.65 from Hydro One for energy conservation efforts (page 5)
  • Expropriation of properties along Williams Parkway between McLaughlin and North Park for the Williams Parkway Widening in 2017 (page 29)
  • Powerade Centre 2015 budget (page 34)

Agenda and reports available here.


Economic Development Committee

September 21, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Council Chambers, City Hall

Issues in Brief

  • CEO of the Brampton Library will review her recent trip to International Federation of Libraries Association Conference in Philadelphia (page 4)

Agenda and reports available here.


Corporate Services Committee

September 21, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Council Chambers, City Hall

Issues in Brief

  • 2016 Operating Budget and Reserve Fund Status Report (as at June 30, 2016) and Budget Amendment (page 5)
  • Capital Project Financial Status Report – First Half of 2016 (page 56)

Agenda and reports available here.