If you care about the environment, you might want to check out the proposed Norval Quarry plan in the Planning committee meeting.

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 26, 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

WT-2A Training Room, West Tower

Presentation of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan

Agenda and reports available here.


Planning & Infrastructure Services Committee

September 26, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Council Chamber, City Hall

Norval Quarry

  • Applicant is Brampton Brick
  • Proposed quarry on border of Halton Hills and Brampton, north of Bovaird, within the Provincial Greenbelt
  • First proposed to the city in 2008
  • Quarry will be designed in such a way that the pit can be renaturalized afterwards
  • Haul route will take Winston Churchill (WC), Mayfield, and Hurontario
  • WC is being rebuilt in 2019; trucking cannot happen before then
  • Taller berm will be built to reduce noise pollution towards residents on WC
  • Presentation on page 86
  • Report on page

Bridge and Pavement Management Update

  • City owns 325 bridges and culverts
  • Replacement value is $540 million, average maintainance of the last decade is $1.27 million annually
  • Costs will increase as structures age; average age is 26 years
  • Most of the bridges are in good or excellent condition, but 10.3% are in fair or poor condition
  • City owns and maintains over 2,700 km of roads
  • Replacement value is $1.18 billion, $11.2 million spent every year on resurfacing
  • City has added 75km/year for the last five years
  • Roads are in relativity good condition, require resurfacing after 12-19 years
  • Bridge presentation (page 48) and pavement presentation (page 67)
  • Bridge report (page 220) and pavement report (page 240)

City response to revision of Provincial Land Use Plan

  • Province is revising policies for the Provincial Land Use Plan, Places to Grow Act, and the Greenbelt
  • Staff have concerns over increased density and intensification targets
    • Much new greenfield development would have to be in the form of apartments
  • Report on page 134

Demolition Permissions

  • 826 Steeles Avenue West (page 174) to permit residential subdivision
  • 2719 Mayfield Road (page 182) to permit residential subdivision
  • 47 Mill Street North (page 191) to permit extension of Denison Avenue from Park Street to Mill Street North
  • 20 Nelson Street West (page 200) to permit a new surface parking lot for Brampton GO station

New Stop Signs

  • Sunny Meadow Boulevard and Blackcherry Lane (Ward 9)
  • Leparc Road and Carmel Crescent/Darren Road (Ward 10)
  • Niceview Drive and Moss Way (Ward 9)
  • Castle Oaks Crossing and Long Branch Trail (Ward 10)
  • Jacksonville Drive and Bloomsbury Avenue (Ward 10)
  • Report on page 269

Issues in Brief

  • Several delegations will request the city endorse the Blue Dot Declaration
  • New park in Wards 9/10 will recognize the Komagata Maru incident; developer is willing to pay part of the costs (page 210)
  • New park in Ward 10 will recognize Jordana Fiorini; her father, a developer, is requesting this to commemorate his daughter after she died of a brain tumour (page 215)

Agenda and reports available here.


Council

September 28, 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Council Chamber, City Hall

Issues in Brief

  • Council will be amending the fireworks bylaw and is encouraging public delegations (page 68)
    • Limitations on the type of fireworks permitted to be sold and used by consumers
    • Harsher punishments for those who break the bylaw
  • Parangfest in the West is seeking a special liquor license for their event at Century Gardens on November 19 (page 69)

Agenda and reports available here.


Inclusion & Equity Committee

September 29, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

WT-2A Training Room, West Tower

Issues in Brief

  • Strategic plan of the committee (page 13)

Agenda and reports available here.