Approve the 2019 capital budget as amended at the Committee of the Whole-Budget meeting of February 21, 2019 for the City of Burlington, with a gross amount of $96,446,023 and a debenture requirement of $6,978,000, and the 2020-2028 capital forecast with a gross amount of $722,568,322 and a debenture requirement of $56,655,218 as outlined in finance department report F-02-19 as amended by the Committee of the Whole - Budget; and
Administer the debenture in the amount of $6,978,000 in 2019 as tax supported debt; and
Authorize staff to proceed with the 2019 capital projects representing not more than 50% of the 2019 capital from current funding in advance of the 2019 operating budget approval; and
Declare that, in accordance with sis. 5(1)5 of the Development Charges Act, 1997 and s. 5 of Ontario Regulation 82/98, it is Council’s clear intention that the excess capacity provided by the above-referenced works will be paid for by future development charges; and
Refer capital budget action request form item #8 regarding the fire emergency response drone, item #10 regarding the new support vehicle - supervisor of bylaw enforcement, and staff directions (#3-9) to the Committee of the Whole - Budget meeting on February 26, 2019; and
Direct the Executive Director of Capital Works to consider inclusion of the Elgin Street Promenade construction as part of the 2020 capital budget and forecast and seek upper level government funding similar to other phases of the promenade; and
Direct the Director of Information Technology Services to report to the Committee of the Whole meeting on April 1, 2019 with an overview of the Enterprise System Renewal project to include information on; timing, phasing, resourcing, benefits and risk, cost, third party engagements and potential impacts resulting from the pending provincial/municipal government structure review.