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<br />REPORT TO: Community & Infrastructure Services Committee <br />DATE OF MEETING: September 11, 2017 <br />SUBMITTED BY: Alain Pinard, Director of Planning, 519-741-2200 ext. 7319 <br />PREPARED BY: Lauren Nelson, Planner, 519-741-2200 ext. 7072 <br />Sarah Coutu, Planner <br />WARD(S) INVOLVED: ALL <br />DATE OF REPORT: August 31, 2017 <br />REPORT NO.: CSD-17-069 <br />SUBJECT: Kitchener Growth Management Strategy <br />2017 Annual Monitoring Report <br />______________________________________________________________________ <br />That Report CSD-17-069Kitchener Growth Management Strategy 2017 Annual <br />Monitoring Report be received and submitted to the Regional Municipality of <br />Waterloo in fulfilment of Clause 22.1 of the Administrative Agreement between <br />the City of Kitchener and the Region regarding delegated approval authority. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />The purpose of this report is to provide Committee and Council with the 2017 Kitchener <br />Growth Management Strategy Annual Monitoring Report (Monitoring Report). The <br />Monitoring Report is an action item of the 2009 Kitchener Growth Management Strategy <br />(KGMS) which requires tracking of the general supply of land and the achievement of <br />intensification and density targets on an annual basis. <br />REPORT: <br />The KGMS provides a long-term framework for planning where and how future <br />residential and employment growth can be accommodated in Kitchener. To ensure that <br />growth contributes positively to our quality of life, the KGMS coordinates the provision of <br />infrastructure and services with new development. The KGMS goals and actions <br />2006Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (Growth <br />Plan) and Regional Growth Management Strategy (RGMS). <br />The KGMS introduced a number of goals, one of which was to develop and facilitate an <br />ongoing growth management program to manage growth-related change in an effective <br />and co-ordinated manner (Goal 6). One of the action items of this goal is to prepare an <br />annual monitoring report to track the supply of development opportunities and the <br />achievement of intensification and density targets. Monitoring reports have been <br />prepared annually since 2010. <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 />1 - 1 <br /> <br />