This item was not selected for debate and was dealt with as part of item 2.2. The following motion carried:
Bylaw XXXXX - Amendment to the Conduct of Transit Passengers Bylaw 8353, provisions regarding loitering
1. That Administration prepare amendments to the Conduct of Transit Passengers Bylaw 8353 provisions regarding loitering, including recommendations for exempting helping agencies and organizations, their corresponding social workers and anyone accessing these services in transit stations as part of a whole systems approach to community safety and transit.
Due Date: June 30, 2021, Community and Public Services Committee
Access to Supports and Services Within Transit Stations - Program and/or Delivery Proposal(s)
2. That Administration work with community partners including but not limited to Boyle Street, REACH, Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers, Bissell Centre, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Mosaic Centre, iHuman, Native Counselling Services of Alberta and YESS to increase referrals to 24/7 Crisis Diversion, and return to Committee with program and/or delivery proposal(s) for agencies to provide access to supports and services within transit stations.
Due Date: First Quarter 2022, Community and Public Services Committee