Budget Committee of the Whole Meeting
Agenda

BCW#03-20
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(Electronic Meeting pursuant to Section 238(3.3) of the Municipal Act, 2001)

Chair, Joe DiPaola, Regional and Local Councillor

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

Due to efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 and to protect all individuals, City facilities will not be open to the public to attend Council and  Committee meetings until further notice.

 

Public Comments: The public may submit written correspondence regarding agenda matters by email to clerks@richmondhill.ca. Written correspondence must be submitted by 12:00 p.m. the day before the meeting. Comments submitted will be provided to all Members of Council, considered as public information and noted in the public record.

 

Electronic Delegations: The public may apply to appear as an electronic delegation by video conference or by telephone. Applications to appear as an electronic delegation must be submitted by 12:00 p.m. the day before the meeting by email to clerks@richmondhill.ca or by using the on-line application form found on Richmondhill.ca. The Office of the Clerk will provide instructions on appearing as an electronic delegation.


- Presentation by David Dexter, Director, Financial Services and Treasurer regarding the 2020 and 2021 Operating Forecast, COVID-19 Pressures and Updated Cash Flow

  • a) That the 2020 and 2021 Operating Forecast, COVID-19 Pressures and Updated Cash Flow, outlined in staff report SRCFS.20.025, be received for information purposes.

- Presentation by David Dexter, Director, Financial Services and Treasurer regarding the Financial Sustainability Strategy

  • a) That staff report SRCFS.20.026, regarding the Financial Sustainability Strategy be received; 

    b) That the Financial Sustainability Strategy for the Tax Supported Capital Program, based on the third scenario presented in staff report SRCFS.20.026, be implemented commencing in the 2022 Capital Budget process.

- Presentation by David Dexter, Director, Financial Services and Treasurer, regarding an Update on Bill 197, COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020 and Results of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) Appeal Case DC160010

  • a) That the update and initiatives outlined in staff report SRCFS.20.028, be received;

    b) That Staff update three Development Charges By-laws, including the amendment of the City-wide Development Charges By-law to incorporate changes to soft services and two Area Specific Development Charges By-laws by July of 2021;

    c) That Staff update the City-wide Development Charges By-law prior to the end of 2023, to reflect the update of various City-wide plans and studies.