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REPORT TO:Council <br />DATE OF MEETING:June 24, 2019 <br />SUBMITTED BY:Christine Tarling,Director, Legislated Services & City Clerk,519-741- <br />2200 ext. 7809 <br />PREPARED BY:Helen Fylactou,Manager, Licensing,519-741-2200 ext. 7854 <br />WARD (S) INVOLVED:ALL <br />DATE OF REPORT:June 19, 2019 <br />REPORT NO.:COR-19-034 <br />SUBJECT:Appointment of Licensing Tribunal Members Lodging House <br />Application <br />__________________________________________________________________________________________ <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />That Councillors 1.________________,2._______________, and 3._______________be <br />appointed as the membersof the Licensing Tribunal for a term ending November 30, 2019. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />Chapter 553 (Lodging Houses) of the City of Kitchener Municipal Code governs the licensing <br />and renewal of lodging houses. As part of the renewal process, staff solicit comments on the <br />operation and impact of the lodging house to the community. Based on comments received in <br />2018for the lodging house at 374 Louisa Street (the Lodging House), conditions were placed <br />on the lodging house. As part of the 2019 review and comment submission, the Manager noted <br />the same concerns were raised and that conditions were not met. <br />REPORT: <br />The owner of the Lodging House (the Applicant)was advised on June 17, 2019 by the Manager <br />of Licensing Services that steps were being taken to request that the licence be suspended <br />because of outstanding issues which have not been addressed. <br />Staff is requesting the appointment of 3councillors as members for the Licensing Tribunalfor <br />the hearing for the Lodging House and for the remainder of 2019. The hearing will take place <br />after the summer recess at City Hall in Council Chambers. In all likelihood, the hearing will take <br />place in the morning but membersof the Licensing Tribunal should be scheduled to attend for <br />the entire work day. The Licensing Tribunal, under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 may <br />recommend to Council whether, with respect to the Lodging House licence, the applicant be <br />granted the licence, granted the licence with conditions, suspend the licence, or deny the licence. <br />Notice of the location and time will be sent to the appointed members as well as to the applicant. <br />In general, requests for Licensing Tribunal are infrequent. <br />***This information is available in accessible formats upon request. *** <br />Please call 519-741-2345 or TTY 1-866-969-9994for assistance. <br />6 - 1 <br />