Improving City Governance & Operations

  • Brought forward a Climate Change Emergency Motion with concrete actions, and led its passage through city council. 
  • Changed the representation at Property Standards Licensing and Appeals Committee (PSLAC) to strengthen provisions for tenant standing on appeals. 
  • Added the issue of vacant and derelict buildings to the bylaw review, with a permit system to be considered.
  • Passed a motion at the Board of Health to push for ambitious improvements to the new Official Plan.
  • Provided direction to city staff to find ways to better support our city's accessible taxi services.
  • Proposed minor amendments to Vehicle-for-Hire by-law to make it work better for residents, workers and the city.
  • Implemented new regulations that will see the number of Predatory Pay Day lenders in Ottawa shrink dramatically over time.

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  • Ethan Smith-Johnson
    published this page in Accomplishments 2021-04-14 18:04:00 -0400