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REPORT TO: Community and Infrastructure Services Committee <br />DATE OF MEETING: June 18, 2018 <br />SUBMITTED BY: Ken Carmichael, Interim Director of Transportation Services, <br />519-741-2200, ext. 7372 <br />PREPARED BY: Stephanie Brasseur, Traffic Project Coordinator <br /> 519-741-2200, extension 7373 <br /> Darren Kropf, Active Transportation Planning Project Manager <br /> 519-741-2200 x7314 <br />WARD (S) INVOLVED: All <br />DATE OF REPORT: May 23, 2018 <br />REPORT NO.: DSD-18-043 <br />SUBJECT: Special Event Permit Bylaw & Street Party Events Program <br />___________________________________________________________________________ <br />RECOMMENDATIONS: <br />That Council adopt the By-law attached to Report DSD-18-043 (Special Event Permit By- <br />law); <br />That Council Policy #MUN-STRE-1230, formerly Policy #I-(Temporary Closure City <br />Streets)By-law; <br />That an updated Love My Hood Street Party Events Program be approved, as outlined in DSD <br />18-043 <br />That consideration of a Special Event permit fee be referred to the fees and charges review of <br />the 2019 budget process. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />The City of Kitchener encourages residents to host and participate in special events within their <br />community, which fosters neighbourhood spirit and encourages community connections and a sense of <br />belonging. In 1994, when the special events policy and procedures DOPWR-94-40 was last updated, <br />the City assisted with approximately 50 annual events that occurred within rights-of-way. Of these <br />events, approximately 15 were annual neighbourhood street parties. The amount of events in rights-of- <br />way has since grown to over 100 annually, with approximately 28 of these being street party events. <br />A review of has recently been completed, the purpose <br />to improve processes and ensure a continued positive relationship with residents interested in hosting <br />events. City of Kitchener staff have been working with other municipalities in the Region of Waterloo <br />*** This information is available in accessible formats upon request. *** <br />Please call 519-741-2345 or TTY 1-866-969-9994 for assistance. <br />7 - 1 <br />