Motion To: BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Rules of Procedure be suspended to consider this time-sensitive matter pertaining to the provincial by-elections in Ottawa-Vanier and Orléans. 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 under By-law 2003-520 (“Signs on City Roads”) signs on public properties are only permitted 30 days before Voting Day; and WHEREAS under By-law No. 2004-239 (“Temporary Signs on Private Property”) signs on private properties are only permitted 60 days before Voting Day; and WHEREAS under section 57 of the Canada Elections Act the federal election period must last between a minimum of 36 days and a maximum of 50 days (i.e. “Writs of election”) and this period does not align with the 30-day period set out in By-law 2003-520; and WHEREAS section 9.1 of the Elections Act requires that the writ for a provinci
Absent/RecusedR. Chiarelli (a)
D. Deans (a)
Vote recorded from City Council on 2020-01-29 regarding agenda item .