Motion To: Moved by / Motion de: Mayor J. Watson Seconded by / Appuyée par: Councillor E. El-Chantiry WHEREAS combatting the increase in gun violence in Ottawa is a priority for both Ottawa City Council and the Ottawa Police Services Board; and WHEREAS the Ottawa Police Services is completing a three year, 75 new officer hiring plan that will raises our Sworn Officer Complement to 1,380 in 2018; and WHEREAS the Ottawa Police Services Board’s 2018 Budget included a 3-year budget forecast, starting in 2019, that incorporates additional officers in future years; and WHEREAS the growing concern regarding the increase in gun violence across the country has resulted in the announcement of a federal government grant program to help achieve this goal, with funding of $100 million nation-wide anticipated to begin in April 2019; and WHEREAS the Mayor of Ottawa, the Chair of the Ottawa Police Services Board and the Chief of Police have met and agreed that there is a benefit to residents and

S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
E. El-Chantiry
D. Chernushenko
S. Blais
M. Fleury
M. Taylor
B. Monette
J. Harder
J. Cloutier
R. Brockington
G. Darouze
M. Wilkinson
S. Qadri
K. Egli
D. Deans
T. Tierney
J. Leiper
A. Hubley
J. Watson
C. McKenney
T. Nussbaum
M. Qaqish
J. Mitic (a)
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Vote recorded from City Council on 2018-06-27 regarding agenda item MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN .

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