Motion To: WHEREAS the Modernizing Municipal Elections Act, 2016 (“Bill 181”) received Royal Assent on June 9, 2016 and introduced a new statutory framework governing advertisements by registered third parties; and WHEREAS two by-laws govern election signs, being By-law 2003-520, as amended (“Signs on City Roads”) and By-law No. 2004-239, as amended (“ Temporary Signs on Private Property”); and WHEREAS, in response to Bill 181, Council approved a staff report (ACS2017-CCS-GEN-0026) to amend the two by-laws governing elections signs (By-law 2003-520 and By-law 2004-239) to ensure that these by-laws addressed the signs of registered third parties; and WHEREAS the amendment to By-law 2003-520 proposed by staff wrongly included references to election sign dimensions that had been previously repealed by Council on May 26, 2004 through its approval of amending By-law 2004-250; and WHEREAS a federal election is scheduled for Monday, October 21, 2019 and staff recommend clarifying
Absent/RecusedS. Moffatt (a)
G. Gower (a)
Vote recorded from City Council on 2019-06-26 regarding agenda item MOTIONS OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN.