Motion To: That the Rules of Procedure be suspended due to the urgent need for disaster relief, to consider the following motion: WHEREAS late last month, Hurricane Harvey left significant destruction in the state of Texas, which will be the costliest natural disaster in American history to rebuild from; and WHEREAS this month, Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 hurricane, has left a devastating trail of destruction in its wake in the Caribbean and Florida; and WHEREAS the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda has reported that every building in Barbuda is damaged and 60% of residents are currently homeless; and WHEREAS on the island shared by St Martin and St Maarten, local authorities have reported 95% of all homes have been damaged and 70% are uninhabitable; and WHEREAS on the island of Anguilla, northern Cuba, as well as the islands of the US and British Virgin Islands, damage to buildings

S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
D. Chernushenko
S. Blais
M. Fleury
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
J. Cloutier
R. Brockington
M. Wilkinson
S. Qadri
K. Egli
D. Deans
J. Mitic
J. Leiper
A. Hubley
J. Watson
C. McKenney
T. Nussbaum
M. Qaqish
E. El-Chantiry (a)
G. Darouze (a)
T. Tierney (a)
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Vote recorded from City Council on 2017-09-13 regarding agenda item MOTIONS REQUIRING SUSPENSION OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE.

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