COMMUNITY & INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES COMMITTEE MINUTES
<br />OCTOBER 21, 2019CITY OF KITCHENER
<br />The Community and InfrastructureServicesCommittee met this date, commencing at 12:02p.m.
<br />Mayor B. Vrbanovic and Councillors D. Chapman,S. Davey,J. Gazzola, B. Ioannidis, M.
<br />Johnston, S. Marsh, C. Michaud, D. Schnider and P. Singh.
<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 />B. Cronkite, Director, Transportation Services
<br />G. MacNeil, Director, Bylaw Enforcement
<br />R. Lusk, Director, Operations Roads & Traffic
<br />N. Lobley,Director, Parks & Cemeteries
<br />A. McCrimmon-Jones,Manager Transportation Planning
<br />S. Vrentzos,Manager. Enforcement
<br />D. Kropf,Active Transportation, Project Manager
<br />L. Slijepcevic, Traffic Project Coordinator
<br />D. Saunderson, Committee Administrator
<br />Pursuant to Chapter 25 (Procedure) of the Municipal Code, a motion was brought forward by Councillor
<br />J. Gazzola to discuss Consent item 1 listed on the agenda, which was voted on and was Carried.
<br />1.DSD-19-236-ONE-WAY LANE CONVERSION
<br />-BELL LANE FROM WATER ST NORTH TO FRANCIS ST NORTH
<br />The Committee considered DevelopmentServices Department report DSD-19-236, dated
<br />October 2, 2019recommendingapproval of a one-way lane conversion onBell Lane between
<br />Water Street North and Francis Street North, andon-street parking on the North side of the
<br />laneway.Mr. B. Cronkite was in attendance to respond to questions from the Committee.
<br />Councillor C. Michaud entered the meeting at this time.
<br />On motion by CouncillorB. Ioannidis-
<br />it was resolved:
<br />“That the Uniform Traffic By-Law be amended for the conversion of Bell Lane from two-
<br />way operation to one-way westbound operation between Water Street North and a point
<br />approximately 20 metres east of Francis Street North, and that on-street parking be
<br />permitted on the North side of the laneway, as outlined in Development Services
<br />Department report DSD-19-236.”
<br />2.DSD-19-235-COMPLETE STREETS
<br />The Committee considered DevelopmentServices DepartmentreportDSD-19-235,dated
<br />October 10, 2019 regarding Kitchener’s Complete Streets guidelines.Mr. D. Kropf presented
<br />the Report.
<br />Councillor B. Ioannidis left the meeting at this time.
<br />Messrs. J. Fedor, Zeitspace,A. Ricci,Student Transportation Services Waterloo Region, M.
<br />Boos, TriTAG and Ms. M. Bowman addressed the Committee in support of the recommendation
<br />as outlined in Report DSD-19-235.
<br />Ms. J. Maingot, Ms. K. Quarrington Craig, Ms. T. Subendran, Ms. S. Moyer and Ms.H.
<br />Montgomery, Wilfrid Laurier University, were in attendance in support of the Complete Streets
<br />guidelines. Ms. Maingotprovidedan overview of their participation in the community
<br />engagement process, which assisted in identifyingthe key themes outlined within theguidelines.