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REPORT TO:Community & Infrastructure Services Committee <br />DATE OF MEETING: November 2, 2020 <br />SUBMITTED BY:Justin Readman, General Manager, Development Services 519- <br />741-2200 ext. 7646 <br />PREPARED BY:Tim Donegani, Senior Planner 519-741-2200 ext. 7067 <br />Sarah Coutu, Planner(Policy)519-741-2200 ext. 7592 <br />WARD(S) INVOLVED:ALL <br />DATE OF REPORT:October 8, 2020 <br />REPORT NO.: DSD-20-157 <br />SUBJECT:Kitchener Growth Management Strategy 2020Annual Monitoring <br />Report <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />THAT Report DSD-20-157Kitchener Growth Management Strategy 2020Annual <br />Monitoring Report be submitted to the Regional Municipality of Waterloo in fulfillment of <br />Clause 22.1 of the Administrative Agreement between the City of Kitchener and the <br />Region regarding delegated approval authority. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />The purpose of this report is to provide Committee and Council with the Kitchener Growth <br />Management Strategy 2020Annual Monitoring Report (Monitoring Report). The Monitoring <br />Report is an action item of the 2009 Kitchener Growth Management Strategy (KGMS), which <br />requirestracking of the general supply of land and the achievement of intensification and density <br />targets on an annual basis. <br />REPORT: <br />In 2009 Kitchener approved its Growth Management Strategy (KGMS). The KGMS goals and <br />actions support the Province’s 2006 Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (Growth <br />Plan) and Regional Growth Management Strategy (RGMS). The KGMS provides a long-term <br />framework for planning where and how future residential and employment growth should occur <br />in Kitchener. To ensure thatgrowth contributes positively to our quality of life, the KGMS <br />coordinates the provision of infrastructure and services with new development. <br />The KGMS introduced a number ofgoals, one of which was to develop and facilitate an ongoing <br />growth management program to manage growth-related change in an effective and co-ordinated <br />manner (Goal 6). One of the action items of this goal is to prepare an annual monitoring report <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 />