Motion To: WHEREAS at its meeting of October 17, 2019, Community and Protective Services Committee approved a Motion recommending Council direct staff to proceed with the retention of a consultant to undertake a study of on-demand accessible taxicab service, with the anticipated $25,000 cost to be funded through the Emergency and Protective Services (EPS) Operating budget; and WHEREAS staff has advised that this can already be accommodated within their planned 2020 budget for consulting services and will not result in an increased budget ask for 2020; and WHEREAS Council cannot pre-commit the 2020 Budget, which will be considered and approved by Council in December, 2019; THEREFORE be it resolved that Committee Recommendation 2 be amended to add “…subject to Council’s approval of the 2020 Budget”
Absent/RecusedR. Chiarelli (a)
J. Sudds (a)
D. Deans (a)
Vote recorded from City Council on 2019-10-23 regarding agenda item FEASIBILITY OF REVIEW OF ON-DEMAND ACCESSIBLE TAXICAB SERVICE.