Motion To: WHEREAS City Council approved—on the basis of available information provided by senior staff and external legal counsel—the staff-recommended Stage 2 LRT proponent to construct and maintain the north-south Trillium line at its meeting of March 6, 2019; and, WHEREAS credible information has surfaced in media reports that calls into question the integrity of the procurement process; and WHEREAS Stage 2 LRT is the single largest investment of taxpayer dollars in a capital project in the City’s history and is integral to the City’s long-term sustainability; and, WHEREAS it is of critical importance that the residents and taxpayers of Ottawa have complete confidence in the transparency and integrity of the Stage 2 LRT procurement process; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council request that the City’s Auditor General launch an investigation into the procurement process that was executed to award the LRT Stage 2 contracts.

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Vote recorded from City Council on 2019-03-27 regarding agenda item NOTICES OF MOTION (FOR CONSIDERATION AT SUBSEQUENT MEETING) .

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