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REPORT TO: Community & Infrastructure Services Committee <br />DATE OF MEETING: March 9, 2020 <br />SUBMITTED BY: Kathleen Woodcock, Manager, Service Coordination & Improvement, <br />519-741-2200 Ext. 7597 <br />PREPARED BY: Kathleen Woodcock, Manager, Service Coordination & Improvement, <br />519-741-2200 Ext. 7597 <br />WARD (S) INVOLVED: All <br />DATE OF REPORT:February 25, 2020 <br />REPORT NO.: CSD-19-028 <br />SUBJECT: MUNICIPAL ALCOHOL POLICY MUN-FAC-325 <br />___________________________________________________________________________ <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />That the existing Council Policy MUN-FAC-325, Municipal Alcohol Policy, be repealed and <br />replaced with the revised Council Policy MUN-FAC-325, Municipal Alcohol Policy, dated <br />March 9, 2020as attached to report CSD-19-028, effectiveApril 1,2020. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />Kitchener City Council first approved a Municipal Alcohol Policy (MAP) in 1993 which was <br />developed to address alcohol consumption in City of Kitchener facilities. This policyis intended <br />to reduce alcohol-related problems which arise from alcohol consumption within city facilities <br />and at the same time promote a safe, enjoyable environment for those who use our facilities. <br />The City of Kitchener MAP was last amended in February 2016. <br />REPORT: <br />Since 2012, MAP administrators from all municipalities in Waterloo Region have participated in <br />the creation and revision of a common template for municipal alcohol policies. Regular working <br />meetings of the group were also attended by staff from the Waterloo Region Municipalities <br />Insurance Pool and representatives fromthe Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. The <br />common template developed has been customized as required by each municipality when <br />updating their respective municipal alcohol policy. <br />In addition to learnings provided by the MAP administrators group, the revisions to the policy <br />have been reviewed with the following City of Kitchener departments: <br />Community Services Department (Neighbourhood Programs & Services, Sport) <br />Corporate Services Department (Legal Services, Legislated Services) <br />Development Services Department (Economic Development) <br />Infrastructure Services Department(Parks and Cemeteries) <br />*** This information is available in accessible formats upon request. *** <br />Please call 519-741-2345 or TTY 1-866-969-9994for assistance. <br />1 - 1 <br />