Committees, Agencies & Boards

Transit Area Rating Review Sub-Committee

About the committee

  • To evaluate options for rebalancing area rating for transit for the 2020 budget process, including enhanced service levels that align with the overall City Transit Strategy.
  • To evaluate the option of directing the potential savings in the former Hamilton to support the transit service City-wide.
  • To evaluate alternative funding options for transit considering jurisdictional kilometers, service levels and assessment information.
  • To incorporate any changes into the 2020 budget process the Sub-Committee should complete its recommendations by December of 2019.
  • To consider the climate change lens when performing this review.

Alicia Davenport
Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 2729
Email: [email protected]

Rural (three required):

  • Judi Partridge
  • Lloyd Ferguson
  • Brad Clark

Urban (three required):

  • Esther Pauls
  • Terry Whitehead
  • Chad Collins

Committee type: Sub-Committee
Reports to: General Issues Committee
Meeting schedule: As required or at the call of the Chair

Purpose

  • To evaluate options for rebalancing area rating for transit for the 2020 budget process, including enhanced service levels that align with the overall City Transit Strategy.
  • To evaluate the option of directing the potential savings in the former Hamilton to support the transit service City-wide.
  • To evaluate alternative funding options for transit considering jurisdictional kilometers, service levels and assessment information.
  • To incorporate any changes into the 2020 budget process the Sub-Committee should complete its recommendations by December of 2019. 
  • To consider the climate change lens when performing this review.

Composition

 The Sub-Committee membership will consist of six (6) members of Council; (3) three urban and (3) three suburban Councillors. 

Reporting Structure

 The Transit Area Rating Review Sub-Committee will report to the General Issues Committee.

Meetings

The Sub-Committee shall meet as required or at the call of the Chair. 

Voting and Attendance 

A quorum for the purposes of voting shall be 50% plus one of the members on the Sub-Committee.

Sub-Committee Staff Support

The following staff will be required resources to this Sub-Committee:

  • City Manager
  • General Manager, Corporate Services Department
  • Director, Financial Planning, Administration and Policy Division
  • Manager, Current Budgets and Fiscal Planning Section
  • General Manager, Public Works Department
  • Director, Transit Division
  • General Manager, Planning and Economic Development
  • Support staff as required, that are involved in analysis of the different transit area rating options and service levels