Community Services Committee


Meeting #:
Champlain Room, 110 Laurier Avenue West, and by electronic participation
  • Chair Laura Dudas, 
  • Vice-Chair Jessica Bradley, 
  • Councillor David Brown, 
  • Councillor Marty Carr, 
  • Councillor Steve Desroches, 
  • Councillor David Hill, 
  • Councillor Theresa Kavanagh, 
  • Councillor Rawlson King, 
  • Councillor Wilson Lo, 
  • Councillor Stéphanie Plante, 
  • and Councillor Ariel Troster 

Eric Pelot, Committee Coordinator
[email protected], (613) 580-2424, ext. 22953

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 hybrid 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, June 14, 2023 in Community Services Committee Report 3A.

The deadline to register by phone to speak, or submit written comments or visual presentations is 4 pm on Friday, May 19, 2023, and the deadline to register to speak by email is 8:30 am on Tuesday May 23, 2023.

File No. ACS2023-CSS-GEN-004 – City-wide

  • Report recommendation

    That the Community Services Committee recommend Council approve the Local Rules, as updated and set out in full in Document 1.

File No. ACS2023-CSS-GEN-007 - City-wide

  • Report recommendations

    That Community Service Committee recommends Council approve:

    1. That the Director, Housing Services, be delegated the authority to approve the City’s Homelessness Prevention Program (HPP) 2023-2024 Investment Plan, which sets out the details of the program and spending plan outlined in this report and to submit it to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing;
    2. That in the event additional funding becomes available under the Homelessness Prevention Program due to any reallocation by the Ministry, the Director, Housing Services, be delegated authority to amend the Investment Plan and allocate the additional funding within the HPP service categories, in keeping with this report;
    3. The consolidation of the City-funded Housing and Homelessness Investment Plan (HHIP), Supports in Social Housing Program (SSH), and other homelessness funds into a single “City Homelessness Funding” program that follows the guidelines of the provincial Homelessness Prevention Program, as well as any applicable City policies, programs, and objectives approved by council, as further outlined in this report; and
    4. Suspending the notice required under Subsections 29(3) and 34(1) of the Procedure By-law to consider this report at its meeting on May 24, 2023 in order to consider the matter within the provincial timeline.

File No. ACS2023-OCC-CCS-0069 - City-wide

  • Report recommendation

    That the Community Services Committee receive this report for information.

Next Meeting: June 27, 2023