That Council approve the recommendations outlined in Report IPSCOM21-001 dated March 29, 2021, of the Commissioner of Infrastructure and Planning Services, as follows:
a) That Council approve the temporary modifications to the downtown built environment for 2021 as per the layout in Appendix A of Report IPSCOM21-001, as part of the COVID-19 Re-Opening Ontario Health and Safety Measures;
b) That the on-street pick up zones be continued, along with regular enforcement of the two-hour parking limit and the continuation of fees for on-street parking in the downtown; and
c) That a by-law be passed delegating to the Chief Administrative Officer and the Commissioner of IPS certain authority respecting highways within the downtown to implement Council’s direction in response to Report IPSCOM21-001 Downtown Built Environment - Proposed 2021 Response to the Impacts of COVID-19 for the period April 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021 in the form of by-law comprising Appendix C to the said Report.
At the meeting of March 29, 2021, Committee added d) as follows:
d) That staff provide an update report to Council on any delegated authority decisions of staff related to the Downtown Built Environment Plan at General Committee in July 2021.