Aidan's Motion to Request Provincial Guidelines for Ward Boundary Reviews

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At the February 8, 2017 City Council meeting, Aidan introduced a motion to request the Province develop legislation to establish updated guidelines for ward boundary reviews.

Here is the full Motion:

Guidelines for Ward Boundary Reviews

(a) That the Mayor correspond with the Minister of Municipal Affairs to request that the Province develop legislation to establish updated guidelines for ward boundary reviews and to create an independent body to conduct the reviews, taking into consideration the principle of effective representation and having sensitivity to the relevant interests of Ontario's rural and urban communities.

(b) That a copy of this motion be circulated to area municipalities and to the Association of Municipalities Ontario for consideration.