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COUNCIL MINUTES <br />JANUARY 27, 2020 CITY OF KITCHENER <br />The Council of the City of Kitchener met this date at 7:10 p.m. with all members present. <br />1. COMMENCEMENT — <br />The meeting began with a Land Acknowledgement given by the Mayor and the singing of "O Canada". <br />2. MINUTES — <br />On motion by Councillor S. Davey, the minutes of the regular & special meetings held December 16, <br />2019, and a special meeting held January 13, 2020 as mailed to the Mayor and Councillors, were <br />accepted. <br />3. DISCLOSURE OF PECUNIARY INTEREST AND THE GENERAL NATURE THEREOF — NIL <br />4. COMMUNICATIONS REFERRED TO FILE — <br />a. Flag Request under Policy MUN-FAC-442: <br />• K -W Kinsmen Club — February 14 — 24, 2020 <br />5. PRESENTATIONS —NIL <br />6. DELEGATIONS — <br />6. a Progress Crescent, Vitality Drive, Wellness Avenue and Visionary Avenue <br />Mayor B. Vrbanovic advised that notice had been given for any member of the public to speak for or <br />against a by-law to name private roads within a vacant land condominium development located at 124 <br />Seabrook Drive as: Progress Crescent, Vitality Drive, Wellness Avenue and Visionary Avenue; listed as <br />Items 11.a. and 14.a. <br />6. b Compass Kitchener Advisory Committee Work Plan <br />Ms. Judith Stephens -Wells, Chair, Compass Kitchener, was in attendance to highlight the Committee's <br />2019 accomplishments and 2020 Work Plan. Ms. Stephens -Wells noted the 2020 Compass Kitchener <br />priorities include: finalization of evaluation criteria for the 2019-2022 Strategic Plan; Citizen's Report Card <br />— first evaluation of the 2019-2022 Strategic Plan; and, communication and collaboration among Advisory <br />Committees — continue to build connections between all of Kitchener's citizen advisory committee. <br />6. c Avon Road <br />This delegation request with respect to Development and Services report DSD -20-002, listed as Item 2 <br />under the Planning and Strategic Initiatives Committee report dated January 13, 2020, was withdrawn. <br />6. d Affordable Housing Strategy <br />Mr. Grant Vickers was in attendance to request clarification on the purpose and recommendations of <br />Development Services Department report DSD -20-006 (Affordable Housing Strategy — Phase 2: Housing <br />Needs Assessment), listed as Item 7 under the Community and Infrastructure Services Committee report <br />dated January 13, 2020. <br />Mayor B. Vrbanovic responded to Mr. Vickers' questions and suggested he connect with staff to become <br />engaged in the Affordable Housing Strategy discussion. <br />7. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES —AUDIT COMMITTEE —DECEMBER 16, 2019 <br />Moved by Councillor S. Davey <br />Seconded by Councillor J. Gazzola <br />"That the Audit Committee report, dated December 16, 2019, be adopted." <br />Carried. <br />