Motion To: Moved by: Councillor Leiper WHEREAS in order to remain competitive globally, the City of Ottawa as a G7 Capital must be at the leading edge of ensuring provision of modern communication services to its residents and businesses as it does with other utilities; and WHEREAS, the residents and businesses of the City should expect to receive municipal services delivered efficiently and cost-effectively; and WHEREAS the private sector in Ottawa is comprised of knowledge-based firms as well as technology companies with high requirements for internet speed and throughput and correspondingly higher expectations of broadband service levels; and WHEREAS various types of Smart City initiatives are already happening throughout the City and can be leveraged in a more coordinated effort; and THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Information Technology Sub-Committee direct staff to: a) Establish an Ottawa-Smart City Sponsor Group and Terms of Reference to further explore Smart City options for

R. Chiarelli
G. Darouze
M. Wilkinson
T. Tierney
J. Leiper
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Vote recorded from Information Technology Sub-Committee on 2016-03-31 regarding agenda item OTTAWA - SMART CITY.

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