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REPORT TO: <br />Community andInfrastructure Services Committee <br />DATE OF MEETING: <br />September 24, 2012 <br />SUBMITTED BY: <br />Alain Pinard, Director of Planning <br />PREPARED BY: <br />Alexandra Pires, Planning Technician (519-741-3400 ext. <br />3177) <br />Natalie Goss, Senior Planner (519-741-3400 ext. 3176) <br />WARD(S) INVOLVED: <br />All Wards <br />DATE OF REPORT: <br />September 5, 2012 <br />REPORT NO.: <br />CSD-12-125 <br />SUBJECT: <br />Kitchener Growth Management Strategy <br />2012 Annual Monitoring Report <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />1. That Report CSD 12-125, Kitchener Growth Management Strategy 2012 Annual <br />Monitoring Report be received for information; and <br />2. That Report CSD 12-125 be submitted to the Regional Municipality of Waterloo in <br />fulfilment of Clause 22.1 of the Administrative Agreement between the City of <br />Kitchener and the Regional Municipality of Waterloo regarding delegated authority. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />The purpose of this report is to provide the Community and Infrastructure Services Committee <br />with the 2012 Kitchener Growth Management Strategy Annual Monitoring Report (Monitoring <br />Report) for information. The Monitoring Report is an action item of the Kitchener Growth <br />Management Strategy (KGMS) which requires tracking of the general supply of land and the <br />achievement of intensification and density targets on an annual basis. <br />REPORT: <br />In 2009 Council approved the Kitchener Growth Management Strategy (KGMS). The KGMS <br />provides a long-term framework for planning where and how future residential and employment <br />growth can be accommodated in Kitchener. To ensure that growth contributes positively to our <br />quality of life, the KGMS coordinates the provision of infrastructure and services with new <br />development. The KGMS <br />Golden Horseshoe (Places to Grow) and Regional Growth Management Strategy (RGMS). <br />The KGMS introduced an ongoing growth management program to manage growth-related <br />change in an effective and co-ordinated manner (Goal 6). One of the action items of the KGMS <br />Goal 6 is to prepare an Annual Monitoring Report to track the supply of development <br />opportunities and the achievement of intensification and density targets. Monitoring reports <br />were prepared in 2010 and 2011. <br />The 2012 KGMS Annual Monitoring Report (Attachment A) monitors growth within the built-up <br />(intensification areas) and designated greenfield areas of the City over the past year (June 2011 <br />ê ó ï <br />