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PROPERTY MAINTENANCE <br />WHEREAS section 2 of the Municipal Act, 2001givesthe municipalitypowers and duties for the <br />purpose of providing good government with respect to those matters; <br />AND WHEREAS section 8(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001provides that in the event of ambiguity in <br />whether or not a municipality has the authority under the Municipal Act, 2001or any other Act to <br />pass a by-law or to take any other action, the ambiguity shall be resolved so as to include, rather <br />than exclude, powers the municipality had on the day before the Municipal Act, 2001came into <br />force; <br />AND WHEREAS section 11(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001authorizes the municipalityto pass by-laws <br />respecting public assets of the municipality acquired for the purpose of exercising its authority under <br />the Municipal Act, 2001, or any other Act; <br />AND WHEREAS section 11(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001authorizes the municipalityto pass by-laws <br />respecting economic, social and environmental well-being of the municipality; <br />AND WHEREAS section 11(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001authorizes the municipalityto pass by-laws <br />respecting the health, safety, and well-being of persons; <br />AND WHEREAS section 11(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001authorizes the municipalityto pass by-laws <br />respecting protection of persons and property; <br />AND WHEREAS section 11(3) of the MunicipalAct, 2001authorizesthe municipalityto pass by-laws <br />respecting City roads; <br />AND WHEREAS section 44(1) of the Municipal Act, 2001,requires the municipalityto maintain roads <br />under its jurisdiction in a state of repair that is reasonable in the circumstances; <br />AND WHEREAS section 122 of the Municipal Act, 2001 authorizesthe municipalityto require owners <br />and occupants of buildings to remove snow and ice from building roofs; <br />AND WHEREAS section 446 of the Municipal Act, 2001provides that where a person is required <br />to do something and defaults,the municipality can do the thing at their expense and recover costs <br />from the person by action or by adding them to the tax roll and collecting them in the same manner <br />as property taxes; <br />AND WHEREAS subsections210 (60),(61), (62), and (63) of the Municipal ActR.S.O. 1990, c. <br />M.45 previously granted the municipality certain powers and authorities exercised within this by- <br />law;687 <br />NOW THEREFORE the Council of The Corporation of the City of Kitchener enacts as follows: <br />KITCHENER 687.2DECEMBER 2019 <br /> <br />