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REPORT TO:Community and Infrastructure ServicesCommittee <br />DATE OF MEETING:February 8, 2021 <br />SUBMITTED BY:Gloria MacNeil, Director of Enforcement, 519-741-2200 ext 7952 <br />PREPARED BY:Gloria MacNeil, Director of Enforcement, 519-741-2200 ext 7952 <br />WARD(S) INVOLVED:All <br />DATE OF REPORT:January 27, 2021 <br />REPORT NO.: CSD-21-003 <br />SUBJECT:Amendment to Administrative Penalty By-law – IdlingControl <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />That Council approve the fine amount set out in Schedule A of the Administrative <br />Penalty By-law 2019- 039as it relates to Idling. <br />REPORT HIGHLIGHTS: <br />The AMPS By-law requires Council to approve fines as they relate to parking offences. <br />Staff have included the administrative penalty amount section for the new Idling Control <br />By-law and are suggesting a fine amount of $75 which will need to be approved by <br />Council. <br />Schedule A (as attached) will be amended to reflect the addition of the Idling Control <br />By-law. <br />Thereis a potential to generate revenue through fines with this by-law however staff <br />anticipate this will be minimal. <br />To help make the public aware of this new by-law staff have developed messaging <br />around the new Idling Control By-law that will be delivered over social media and on the <br />City’swebsite. In addition, staff have also developed an educational pamphlet which <br />incorporates a combination of sustainability language as well as details on the Idling <br />Control by-law. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />On January 25, 2021 Council passed the Idling ControlBy-law 2021-010which prohibits the <br />idling of vehicles which are stopped for a period longer than 3 consecutive minutes. Staff <br />are bringing forward an amendment to Schedule A of the Administrative Penalty By-law <br />2019-039which will beamended to include the idling regulations and have a set fine amount <br />approved. <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 />3 - 1 <br />