Environment and Climate Change Committee


Meeting #:
Champlain Room, 110 Laurier Avenue West, and by electronic participation
  • Chair: Councillor Shawn Menard, 
  • Vice-chair: Councillor Marty Carr, 
  • Councillor Riley Brockington, 
  • Councillor David Brown, 
  • Councillor Cathy Curry, 
  • Councillor Sean Devine, 
  • Councillor David Hill, 
  • Councillor Theresa Kavanagh, 
  • Councillor Rawlson King, 
  • Councillor Matt Luloff, 
  • and Councillor Tim Tierney 

Christopher Zwierzchowski, Committee Coordinator
(613) 580-2424, ext. 21359
[email protected]

Notices and meeting information are attached to the agenda and minutes, including: availability of simultaneous interpretation and accessibility accommodations; in camera meeting procedures; information items not subject to discussion; personal information disclaimer for correspondents and public speakers; notices regarding minutes; and remote participation details.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available, upon request.

Except where otherwise indicated, reports requiring Council consideration will be presented to Council on June 28, 2023 in Environment and Climate Change Committee Report 5.

The deadline to register by phone to speak, or submit written comments or visual presentations is 4 pm on Monday, June 19, and the deadline to register to speak by email is 8:30 am on Tuesday, June 20.

File No. ACS2023-IWS-WL-0002 – City-wide

  • Report recommendation

    That the Environment and Climate Change Committee recommend Council delegate authority to the General Manager, Infrastructure & Water Services, or designate, and to the General Manager of Public Works, or designate, to approve, execute and amend Alternate Locate Agreements as described in this report.

File No. ACS2023-PRE-EDP-0025 - City-wide

  • Report recommendations

    That the Environment and Climate Change Committee recommend that Council:

    1. Receive the Urban Forest Management Plan (UFMP) Update Report; and
    2. Approve the work plan for the second management period of the UFMP; and
    3. Approve the transfer of $250,000 from the materials and services account to the compensation account in Public Works – Forestry Services for the creation of 2 permanent FTEs.

File No. ACS2023-OCC-CCS-0081 - City-wide

  • Report recommendations

    THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT staff be directed to investigate options with financial institutions and other levels of government for green financing models that would reduce the up-front financing barriers to home buyers considering the purchase of new homes with green and energy efficiency technologies.

    THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT staff provide an update on this effort for Environment Committee’s review by Q1 2024.

Next Meeting - September 19, 2023.