Councillor Tedjo spoke to design concepts and pre-approvals for building permits in other municipalities and enquired about the options for future plans in Mississauga. In response to Councillor Tedjo, Andrew Whittemore, Commissioner, Planning and Building, spoke to exploring these options in the upcoming study with respect to gentle infill.
Councillor Parrish spoke to the Khalsa Day Parade in Malton and directed staff to review a proper parking access route for future events.
In response to Councillor Horneck, Geoff Wright, Commissioner, Transportation and Works spoke to working with Jodi Robillos, Commissioner, Community Services to look at how to enhance cycling infrastructure on Google to include cat walks.
Mayor Crombie enquired about the timeline for changes to the Development Charges By-law and the need for units containing more than one bedroom. Shari Lichterman, City Manager and Chief Administrative Officer noted the By-law will be open in 2027 and spoke to the process. Ms. Lichterman spoke to working on a report to come up with ways to create incentives for developers to build units with two and three bedrooms.
In response to Mayor Crombie, Mr. Whittemore and Andra Maxwell, City Solicitor spoke to the process for Ontario Land Tribunal conferences and settlements.
In response to Councillor Fonseca's enquiry with respect to the naming of the park along the hydro corridor in Ward 3, Ms. Robillos spoke to the status of the park naming report and working offline with Councillor Fonseca. Councillor Fonseca noted that a report on the transportation infrastructure enhancements in Google should be brought to the Mississauga Cycling Advisory Committee (MCAC)
Councillor Dasko requested a report with respect to dust control and preventative measures for construction sites. Mr. Wright noted a report will be brought back to a future meeting.