Motion To: WHEREAS flooding damaged over 275 dwellings along the Ottawa River in May, 2017; and WHEREAS it is appropriate that direction be provided as soon as possible to Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development staff to initiate a rezoning process to assist in the process of reconstruction; THEREFORE Be It Resolved that the Rules of Procedure be suspended to permit the introduction of the following motion: WHEREAS over 275 dwellings along the Ottawa River were damaged by the flooding that occurred in May 2017; and WHEREAS repair or reconstruction of affected buildings and structures will be required; and WHEREAS property owners may require relief from the Zoning By-law in the form of minor variance applications in order to rebuild existing buildings and structures in areas affected by flooding; and WHEREAS these minor variance applications will cause delays and additional cost
Absent/RecusedE. El-Chantiry (a)
J. Mitic (a)
Vote recorded from City Council on 2017-07-12 regarding agenda item MOTIONS REQUIRING SUSPENSION OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE.