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

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 Wednesday, May 1, 2024, in Environment and Climate Change Committee Report 10.

The deadline to register by phone to speak, or submit written comments or visual presentations is 4 pm on Monday, April 15, 2024, and the deadline to register to speak by email is 8:30 am on Tuesday, April 16, 2024.

File No. ACS2024-FCS-FIN-0003 – City-wide

  • Report Recommendation(s)

    That the Environment and Climate Change Committee recommend that Council approve the 2024 Financial Plan for Water Services required for the renewal of the Municipal Drinking Water License, attached as Document 1, and submit the Financial Plan to the province as required by Ontario Regulation 453/07.

File No. ACS2024-PRE-EDP-0016 - City-Wide

  • Report Recommendation(s)

    That the Environment and Climate Change Committee recommend that Council:

    1. Receive the findings of the review of the Rain Ready Ottawa pilot program as summarized in this report and further described in Document 1;
    2. Approve the implementation of Rain Ready Ottawa as a permanent residential stormwater retrofit program as outlined in this report to support the long-term objectives of the Pinecrest Creek/Westboro and Eastern Subwatersheds retrofit plans, and to mitigate the impacts of stormwater on local watercourses elsewhere in the city;
    3. Approve the proposed changes to the priority area boundaries as per Figure 3;
    4. Delegate authority to the General Manager of Planning, Real Estate, and Economic Development, or designate, to implement the program as outlined in this report and to negotiate, enter into, execute and amend any agreements associated with this program.

Next Meeting: Tuesday, May 21, 2024.