Motion To: WHEREAS the Water Services branch of the Public Works and Environmental Services Department responds to requests for services from residents relating to rodents in sewers and provides baiting services as requested; and WHEREAS the current population assessment in Ottawa is based on response rates by the various service areas; and WHEREAS the City of Ottawa does not currently have a mechanism in place for rodent population tracking; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT staff be directed to report back to the appropriate Standing Committee on the establishment of a proactive monitoring and baiting program as part of a longer-term comprehensive strategy for determining baseline rodent population, and potential funding sources for such a program, in advance of development of the 2018 draft budget.

E. El-Chantiry
M. Fleury
B. Monette
J. Cloutier
R. Brockington
S. Qadri
J. Mitic
T. Tierney
A. Hubley
S. Moffatt (a)
R. Chiarelli (a)
D. Chernushenko (a)
S. Blais (a)
M. Taylor (a)
J. Harder (a)
G. Darouze (a)
M. Wilkinson (a)
K. Egli (a)
D. Deans (a)
J. Leiper (a)
J. Watson (a)
C. McKenney (a)
T. Nussbaum (a)
M. Qaqish (a)
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Vote recorded from City Council on 2017-05-24 regarding agenda item MOTIONS REQUIRING SUSPENSION OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE.

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