Item - 2020.MM14.7

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on January 29, 2020 without amendments.

MM14.7 - Investing in Modernization of Ontario Public Libraries - by Councillor Paul Ainslie, seconded by Councillor Gord Perks

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on January 29, 2020, adopted the following:


1.  City Council request the City Manager to write to the Province of Ontario to express City Council's support of the Federation of Ontario Public Libraries 2020 Pre-Budget Submission for targeted investment of new funds into:  


a.  delivering on the Ontario Government’s Broadband Action Plan through an Ontario Digital Public Library; and

b.  completing the Transformation of Inter-Library Loan.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM14.7 be referred to the Executive Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)
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