23 September 1998
A. NATIONAL ANTHEM
C. ROLL CALL
D. CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES
Confirmation of the minutes of the Regular Council meeting of 9 Septmeber, 1998.
E. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST ARISING FROM PRIOR MEETINGS OF COUNCIL AND COMMITTEES
* COMMUNICATIONS HELD ON FILE WITH THE REGIONAL CLERK.
The following members of Council advising that they will be absent from Council and Committee meetings during the dates indicated:
Councillor C. Doucet 2 - 8 October (APTA meeting)
Moved by Councillor R. Cantin
Seconded by Councillor B. Hill
RESOLVED THAT Council reconsider Item 7 of Transportation Committee Report No. 17 as follows:
TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 17
7. RICHMOND ROAD (REGIONAL ROAD 36) AND STAFFORD CENTRE ACCESS - PROPOSED CONNECTION TO NORTHSIDE ROAD
COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION AS AMENDED
That Council not support the staff recommendation.
I. MOTION TO INTRODUCE COMMITTEE REPORTS
COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 16
COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 17 (WAIVED REPORT)
CORPORATE SERVICES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEEE REPORT NO. 20 AND REPORT NO. 21 (IN CAMERA).
PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE AND CORPORATE SERVICES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE JOINT REPORT NO. 1
TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE REPORT NO.19
J. MOTION TO ADOPT COMMITTEE REPORTS
L. MOTIONS (OF WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY GIVEN)
Moved by Councillor A. Munter
Seconded by Councillor A. Loney
WHEREAS the Canadian Radio and Telecommunications Commission is holding public hearings on future television broadcasting policy; and
WHEREAS numerous parties have provided input, including the municipalities of London, Windsor and Quebec City; and
WHEREAS the need to keep citizens informed about local issues and the importance of having a local perspective on television is becoming more important in an era of increasingly global communications; and
WHEREAS it is in the interest of a healthy local democracy for community groups, civic officials, business leaders and others to be able to have access to their community, and vice versa, through television; and
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Ottawa-Carleton Regional Council calls on the CRTC to defend and enhance local and regional television programming as a priority in its review of Canadian television policy.
M. NOTICES OF MOTION (FOR CONSIDERATION AT NEXT REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING)
N. CONFIRMATION BY-LAW