Item - 2021.MM32.22

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on May 5, 2021 without amendments.

MM32.22 - The Increasing Costs of Building Supplies Effect on The Economy - by Councillor Paul Ainslie, seconded by Councillor Michael Thompson

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on May 5 and 6, 2021, adopted the following:


1.  City Council request the City Manager to write to the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada to address the increasing costs of building materials, particularly lumber, to determine if action is required to ease the costs locally.


2.  City Council direct that a copy of City Council's decision be sent to the Municipality of Powassan and the Ontario General Contractors Association.

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 MM32.22 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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