Meeting Name: Active Transportation and Sustainability Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/4/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
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TMP-27227 1  Discussion Item - ACAMENDMENT TO THE ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE'S TERMS OF REFERENCE RELATED TO COMMITTEE COMPOSITION The Committee discussed a proposed amendment to the Terms of Reference relating to the appointment of a representative from Living Green Barrie, Erich Jacoby-Hawkins, and removing him as a citizen appointee. The Committee discussed this and agreed to appoint to have Erich Jacoby-Hawkins represent Living Green Barrie going forward, at the Active Transportation and Sustainability Committee meeting.Received  Action details Not available
21-G-123 1  RecommendationAMENDMENT OF THE ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE’S TERMS OF REFERENCE RELATED TO COMMITTEE COMPOSITIONrecommended for consideration of adoption (Section "B")  Action details Not available
TMP-27128 1  Discussion Item - ACREDUCING GHG EMISSIONS THROUGH PARK AND YARD NATURALIZATION AND EDUCATION Kelly Patterson-McGrath summarized her presentation from the previous Committee meeting concerning the 2-Cycle Engine Reduction. She provided suggestions, such as completely banning the use of leaf blowers for City use for maintenance and setting an example for the Community when planning to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Kevin Rankin, Supervisor of Urban Forestry and Natural Areas Stewardship, confirmed that going from gas powered equipment to battery powered equipment is currently being done with all equipment that can be changed over to battery rechargeable units. He expressed that it would be very costly to get rid of all the current backpack units and replace them with battery units immediately. The Committee discussed some different ideas, strategies, and issue.Received  Action details Not available
21-G-124 1  RecommendationREDUCING GHG EMISSIONS THROUGH PARK AND YARD NATURALIZATION AND EDUCATIONrecommended for adoption (Section "D")  Action details Not available
TMP-27133 1  Discussion Item - ACACTIVE TRANSPORTATION AND SUSTAINABILITY WEBPAGE Councillor Kungl provided the Committee with a review of discussions from the previous meeting and further updates. Brett Gratrix, Infrastructure Planning Engineer, provided an update regarding the webpage going live. He indicated that IT staff had recently finished the GIS mapping for walking and cycling and he will add that link to the webpage.Received  Action details Not available
21-G-125 1  RecommendationACTIVE TRANSPORTATION AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE WEBPAGErecommended for adoption (Section "F")  Action details Not available
TMP-27129 1  Discussion Item - ACBICYCLE FRIENDLY COMMUNITY DESIGNATION SUBCOMMITTEE UPDATE Councillor Aylwin discussed the Vision Statement from the Active Transportation Plan regarding the Bicycle Friendly Community Designation Application. Kelly Patterson-McGrath provided some information associated with the Bicycle Friendly Community Designation Subcommittee. She further summarized information from the Bicycle Friendly Community Certification Board and the current Active Transportation Plan. Erich Jacoby-Hawkins, Living Green Barrie, provided some insight and updates on bridge reconstruction and related bicycle detours and routes.Received  Action details Not available
TMP-27130 1  Discussion Item - ACCROMPTON PARK SUBCOMMITTEE UPDATE Item was deferred to the next meeting.Received  Action details Not available
TMP-27131 1  Discussion Item - ACOFFICIAL PLAN AND URBAN DESIGN GUIDELINE SUBCOMMITTEE UPDATE Item was deferred to the next meeting.Received  Action details Not available
TMP-27132 1  Discussion Item - ACFIREBIRD COMMUNITY CYCLE GRANT APPLICATION UPDATE Item was deferred to the next meeting.Received  Action details Not available
TMP-27134 1  Discussion Item - ACBUS STOP POLLINATOR GARDENS Item was deferred to the next meeting.Received  Action details Not available