September 9, 2021

Council Highlights provide a snapshot of the progress made on City programs, initiatives and on Council decision-making. For more information on each initiative, please visit the accompanying link where noted. The items are selected highlights from the September 2021 Council Meetings. To review all the topics discussed, click here to see the full agenda and webcast.

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PUBLIC HEARING: 610-624 Herald Street and 611-635 Chatham Street – Development Permit with Variance Application

Following a Public Hearing, Council voted to approve a Development Permit with Variance for 610-624 Herald Street and 611-635 Chatham Street. This application will allow construction of a rental residential building with ground floor commercial.

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Council Member Motion: FCM Green Municipal Fund Application for Municipal Impact Investment Fund Feasibility Study
The Mayor, on behalf of Council, will write a letter of support for the MaRS Discovery District’s application to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Green Municipal Fund (GMF) for funding for a feasibility study to explore the creation of a Municipal Impact Investment Fund (MIIF) in Canada. Subject to the MaRS Discovery District receiving funding from the FCM GMF, the City will allocate up to $22,500 to the feasibility study from the 2021 contingency budget and participate in the study as part of exploring options for financing of the City’s recently adopted Corporate Energy and Emissions Management Plan (CEEMP).