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<br />PLANNING & STRATEGIC INITIATIVES COMMITTEE MINUTES <br /> <br />JUNE 10, 2019 CITY OF KITCHENER <br /> <br />The Planning and Strategic Initiatives Committee met this date, commencing at 2:38 p.m. <br /> <br />Present: Councillor S. Marsh, Chair <br />Mayor B. Vrbanovic and Councillors D. Chapman, S. Davey, K. Galloway-Sealock, J. <br />Gazzola, B. Ioannidis, M. Johnston, C. Michaud, D. Schnider and P. Singh. <br /> <br />Staff: D. Chapman, Chief Administrative Officer <br /> M. May, Deputy CAO & General Manager, Community Services <br /> V. Raab, General Manager, Corporate Services <br /> J. Readman, General Manager, Development Services <br /> J. Lautenbach, Chief Financial Officer, Financial Services <br /> D. McGoldrick, General Manager, Infrastructure Services <br /> A. Pinard, Director, Planning <br /> L. Tansley, Assistant City Solicitor <br /> K. Cooper, Manager, Strategic and Business Planning <br /> B. Sloan, Manager, Long Range and Policy Planning <br /> D. Ross, Manager, Development Review <br /> B. Bateman, Senior Planner <br /> J. Rodrigues, Committee Administrator <br /> <br />1. DSD-19-144 - ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE WORK PLAN (2019/2020 <br /> <br />The Committee considered Development Services Department report DSD-19-144, dated May <br />29, 2019, regarding the 2019-2020 Environmental Committee Workplan. <br /> <br />On motion by Councillor B. Ioannidis - <br />it was resolved: <br /> <br />That the Environmental Committee Work Plan (2019/2020), as outlined in Development <br />Services Department report DSD-19-144, be approved <br /> <br />2. DSD-19-134 - AFFORDABLE HOUSING STRATEGY WORK PROGRAM OVERVIEW <br /> <br />The Committee considered Development Services Department report DSD-19-134, dated May <br />30, 2019, recommending approval of the Affordable Housing Strategy and the appointment of <br />one to three Councillors to the Affordable Housing Strategy Committee. Ms. K. Cooper presented <br />the report and responded to questions from the Committee. <br /> <br />The following were nominated as members for the Affordable Housing Strategy Committee: <br />Councillors P. Singh, D. Schnider, C. Michaud and D. Chapman, with Councillors D. Schnider, <br />C. Michaud and D. Chapman being appointed to the Committee. <br /> <br />On motion by Councillor K. Galloway-Sealock - <br />it was resolved: <br /> <br />That the work plan for Development Services Department report DSD-19-134, Affordable <br />Housing Strategy Work Program Overview, be approved; and further <br /> <br />That the following members of Council be appointed to participate on an Affordable <br />Housing Strategy Advisory Committee: D. Schnider, C. Michaud, and D. Chapman <br /> <br />The Committee recessed at 2:55 p.m. and reconvened at 3:30 p.m., Chaired by Councillor S. Marsh <br />with all members present. <br /> <br />3. DSD-19-133 - NEIGHBOURHOOD PLANNING REVIEW: HIDDEN VALLEY LAND USE <br /> MASTER PLAN <br /> <br />The Committee considered Development Services Department report DSD-19-133, dated May <br />30, 2019, recommending the Hidden Valley Land Use Master Plan be adopted and used to <br />provide the basis for a City-initiated Secondary Plan, Zoning By-law Amendment, supporting <br />technical studies, and Wastewater Municipal Class Environmental Assessment in 2020. Mr. B. <br />Sloan presented the report and responded to questions from the Committee. <br /> <br />