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Title:NOTICES OF MOTIONS (FOR CONSIDERATION AT A SUBSEQUENT MEETING)

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Meeting Date:2017-Jun-07 2017-Jun-07 2 Ward:
Meeting Type:TRC Video: View Video
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No Action    Motion To: WHEREAS City Council approved the Ottawa Pedestrian Plan in November 2013; and WHEREAS sidewalks provided safe connectivity to pedestrians of all ages and abilities within the community to transit, schools, employment and recreational facilities; and, WHEREAS the 2013 Ottawa Pedestrian Plan identifies a sidewalk on Parkglen Drive between Woodroffe and Withrow as a Phase 1 Project; and, WHEREAS Phase 1 Ottawa Pedestrian Plan Projects are identified as a Strategic Initiative in the 2015-2018 Term of Council Priorities; and WHEREAS funding for the Parkglen Drive Sidewalk was approved in the 2016 Capital Budget; and WHEREAS a pedestrian pathway exists in Ryan Farm Park and connects with Algonquin College’s existing indoor pedestrian route between Building T and the Baseline Transit Station; and WHEREAS the residents along the roadway do not believe that a sidewalk on Parkglen Drive is required since the pedestrian route through Ryan Farm Park and Algonquin College can provide the needed pedestrian connection to the Baseline Transit Station; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the construction of the sidewalk on Parkglen Drive be deferred to Phase 3 of the Ottawa Pedestrian Plan; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that City staff, in consultation with the Ward Councillor, pursue discussions with Algonquin College on an agreement with the City for the continued public use of their existing indoor pedestrian route between Building T and the Baseline Transit Station; and THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that funding for the Parkglen Drive sidewalk be re-allocated towards the implementation of another sidewalk project in the Ottawa Pedestrian Plan.