Motion To: BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Transportation Committee approve the addition of this item for consideration by the committee at today’s meeting, pursuant to subsection 89(3) of the procedure by-law, to expedite the process for reviewing winter operations. WHEREAS the City of Ottawa continues to experience growth in the number of roads, sidewalks, bike lanes, and other public infrastructure it maintains; and, WHEREAS Roads Services must ensure it consistently applies an approach to meet the expectations and needs of residents across the city; and, WHEREAS the 2018/2019 winter season presented extreme conditions with 287cm of snow, over 85 hours of freezing rain, and 45 rapid freeze thaw cycles; and, WHEREAS this was further compounded by back to back snowfalls of over 25cm leading to unprecedented build-up of ice on sidewalks and residential roads which caused severe rutting of roads and ice coated sidewalks; and, WHEREAS residents and councillors have highlighted concerns with cu

E. El-Chantiry
S. Blais
G. Darouze
M. Luloff
A. Hubley
J. Leiper
D. Deans
L. Dudas
S. Menard
M. Fleury (a)
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Vote recorded from Transportation Committee on 2019-04-03 regarding agenda item OTHER BUSINESS.

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