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REPORT TO: Community & Infrastructure Services Committee <br />DATE OF MEETING: September 9, 2019 <br />SUBMITTED BY: Mark Hildebrand, Director, Neighbourhood Programs and Services, <br />(519-741-2200, ext. 7687) <br />PREPARED BY: Josh Joseph, Supervisor, Neighbourhood Development Office, <br />(519-741-2200, ext.7082) <br />WARD (S) INVOLVED: All <br />DATE OF REPORT:August 29, 2019 <br />REPORT NO.: CSD-19-020 <br />SUBJECT: Love My Hood 3 Year Update <br />___________________________________________________________________________ <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />That the operating and capital budget impacts of continuing Love My Hood beyond 2019, <br />as outlined in CSD-19-020, be referred to the 2020 budget process; and further, <br />That, subject to the 2020 budget process, the Placemaking Challenge grant and <br />Community GardenGrant be consolidated into the Neighbourhood Matching Grant; and <br />the guidelines for the matchinggrant be updated as outlined inCSD-19-020. <br />EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: <br />Through the ‘resident-led, city-supported’ vision of Love My Hood, residents have been <br />empowered to lead projects in their neighbourhoods. Over the past three years, Love My Hood <br />hassupported: <br />85 resident-led projects in every ward of the city <br />110 unique resident groups(by the end of 2019) <br />46 different neighbourhoods (by the end of 2019) <br />Overthose three years, more than 400 residents have taken the lead in neighbourhood projects, <br />investing over 10,000 hours of volunteer time into the community. <br />Through these resident-led projects and the online reach of Love My Hood, tens of thousands <br />of residents across the city have been impacted by the strategy. <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 />5 - 1 <br />