Motion To: That the Rules of Procedure be waived to consider the following motion as this is the last meeting of Council until late August and staff has already begun work on the related file: Whereas local fireworks displays are an important part of the tradition for Victoria Day and Canada Day celebrations; and Whereas fireworks must be handled in a manner that ensures that public safety is paramount; and Whereas safety concerns have been raised about the use of fireworks after Canada Day festivities; and Whereas federal Explosives Regulations, 2013 establishes 18 as the minimum age to purchase consumer fireworks in Canada; and Whereas Council approved a review of the City of Ottawa’s fireworks provisions in City by-laws on June 24, 2015, as part of the By-law Review Work Plan (ACS2015-COS-EPS-0020); Therefore Be It Resolved that City Council direct staff to add the following to the scope of the review of the City of Ottawa’s fireworks provisions in City by-laws: insurance requir
Absent/RecusedS. Blais (a)
R. Brockington (a)
J. Mitic (a)
Vote recorded from City Council on 2018-07-11 regarding agenda item MOTIONS REQUIRING SUSPENSION OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE.