Council/Committee Coordinator provided an overview of the reference
materials that were provided to each Committee member on a jump drive.
Deputy Clerk advised those in attendance that the orientation session was
being recorded for those members who were unable to attend. She provided
an overview of the Committee Administration Policy and summarized the
history of the policy and key guidelines.
Council/Committee Coordinator provided an overview of the Town’s Procedure
By-law and summarized the most commonly referenced areas. She further
provided information on accessibility legislation, health and safety
requirements and their impacts to the Committee.
Deputy Clerk provided an overview of the NEAC Terms of Reference and areas
Commissioner of Development and Infrastructure Services and Director of
Engineering Services provided an overview of the Committee’s areas of
focus, including the Municipal Energy Plan, Municipal Storm Water
Management Master Plan and Low Impact Design. Discussion ensued regarding
Low Impact Design and its application and impact on parks and playgrounds,
retrofit grants and programs, new Environmental Coordinator position and
Ian Gray Award.