Motion To: Moved by / Motion de: Councillor K Egli WHEREAS the Response to Bee City Motion report (ACS2019-PIE-EDP-0017) outlines how the City and local partners currently support native pollinator health and also proposes new initiatives aimed at enhancing these efforts; and WHEREAS a formal proclamation declaring the City’s support for pollinators, and recognising the benefits provided by pollinators would provide an additional opportunity for education and awareness. THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Standing Committee on Environmental Protection, Water and Waste Management recommend that the report recommendations be amended to add the following: 4. Direct staff in the Natural Systems and Rural Affairs unit to work with the Mayor’s Office to develop a proclamation declaring an annual Pollinator Appreciation Day or similar occasion in the City of Ottawa starting in 2019.
Absent/RecusedS. Menard (a)
C. McKenney (a)
T. Nussbaum (a)
Vote recorded from EPWWM on 2019-04-16 regarding agenda item RESPONSE TO BEE CITY MOTION.