Endorse the proposed terms of reference for Phase 1 of the City’s Housing Strategy attached as Appendix A to community planning department report PL-02-21; and
Authorize the Director of Community Planning to engage consultants through a request for proposal process to carry out the Phase 1 work, in accordance with the above noted proposed terms of reference; and
Direct the Director of Community Planning to develop and implement an engagement plan informed by feedback from the project steering committee, project working group and identified stakeholders; and
Direct the City Clerk to run an expression of interest with members of Council regarding serving on the Housing Strategy working group and report back at the appropriate time; and
Direct the Director of Community Planning to continue to refine the scope of work in regard to milestones and timelines for delivering concrete, actionable recommendations to Council that can be implemented within this term of Council as set out in Vision to Focus 2018-2022 and report back by early Q2 2021 (SD-04-21); and
Direct the Director of Community Planning to coordinate and implement an initial community engagement event intended to introduce the Housing Strategy initiative to residents and key stakeholders in the community in an effort to seek public input as to how the community would like to collaborate on the Housing Strategy, in keeping with Council's commitment to IAP2 and our Community Engagement Charter and report back by early Q2 2021 (SD-04-21); and
Direct the Director of Community Planning in developing the draft engagement plan for the Housing Strategy, to include collaboration with all levels of government with a role in housing (SD-04-21).