Motion To: WHEREAS Chair Deans has received an invitation to speak at the 22nd Congress for the New Urbanism to be held in Buffalo, New York from June 4-7, 2014; and WHEREAS the conference organizers have expressed the importance of Ottawa City Council’s approach to transit-oriented development to the content of their session on "The Transit Renaissance", which will discuss the idea that across North America, transit is being introduced or reintroduced as a transformative tool to redefine the way in which we move our people and connect our urbanism; and WHEREAS the cost of Chair Deans’ attendance at the conference is anticipated to be $1700.00, and the General Manager of Transit Services has indicated that his budget can accommodate this expenditure; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Transit Commission approve Chair Deans’ attendance at the 22nd Congress for the New Urbanism to be held in Buffalo, New York from June 4-7, 2014, and that the Chair report back to the Commission on the relevant portions

Yes
R. Bloess
S. Blais
M. Wilkinson
S. Qadri
K. Egli
D. Deans
T. Tierney
B. Crew
J. Ferrabee
E. Rahn
No
Absent/Recused
K. Hobbs (a)
M. Johnson (a)
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Vote recorded from Transit Commission on 2014-02-19 regarding agenda item NOTICES OF MOTIONS (FOR CONSIDERATION AT A SUBSEQUENT MEETING).

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