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Broadband Strategy Advisory Task Force

 

Clause 6 in Report No. 7 of Committee of the Whole was adopted, without amendment, by the Council of The Regional Municipality of York at its meeting held on April 21, 2016.

 

The Regional Municipality of York

 

Report No. 4 of the
Broadband Strategy Advisory Task Force
Meeting Held on March 30, 2016

 

For Consideration by
Committee of the Whole of
The Regional Municipality of York
on April 14, 2016


[Accessible formats or communication supports are available upon request
Contact: Regional Clerk’s Office, regional.clerk@york.ca, 18774649675 extension 71320]

 

The Broadband Strategy Advisory Task Force meeting was called to order at 9:05 a.m. on March 30, 2016.

The following were in attendance:

Chair:

T. Van Bynen

Members:

G. Dawe, W. Emmerson, V. Hackson, J. Jones, S. Pellegrini,
M. Quirk, G. Rosati

Staff:

C. Banfield, D. Basso, L. Bigioni, P. Casey, C. Clark, M. Cheong,
A. Cummings, B. Hughes, D. Kostopoulos, D. Lindeblom,
B. Macgregor, E. Mahoney, M. McCulloch, D. Miles, R. Roy,
V. Shuttleworth, J. Swan, J. Wheatle


 

Presentations

 

[Click on the titles of the following Presentations to view them]

 

1. York Telecommunications Network Governance Direction

 

The Task Force recommends receipt of the presentation by Doug Lindeblom, Director of Economic Strategy regarding “York Telecommunications Network Governance Direction”.

 

2. Intelligent Community Forum – The Opportunity

 

The Task Force recommends receipt of the presentation by John Jung, Intelligent Community Forum regarding “Intelligent Community Forum – The Opportunity”.

 

Deputations

 

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3. Rogers’ Deployment Plans for York Region

 

The Task Force recommends receipt of the deputation by John Armstrong, Director of Field Operations, Rogers Communications Canada: Municipal and Utility Affairs.

 

4. Telus’ Deployment Plans for York Region

 

The Task Force recommends receipt of the deputation by Ian Bacque, Government Relations Director, Tighe McLaughlin, Account Executive – Major Accounts and John Collins, Sales Director, Business Solutions, Telus.

 

Next Steps

 

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5. Dates and Topics for Future Meetings

 

The Task Force recommends receipt of the “Dates and Topics for Future Meetings” presented by Dino Basso, Director of Corporate Services.

 

Other Business

 

6. Best Practice Planning Language - Motion

 

The Task Force recommends that staff bring forward a report to Committee of the Whole on best practice planning language to promote broadband connectivity.

 

7. Intelligent Community - Motion

 

The Task Force recommends that staff report back on the options for York Region to become recognized as an Intelligent Community.

 

8. June 1, 2016 Task Force Meeting

 

It was noted that a Task Force Member has a conflict with the June 1, 2016 Broadband Strategy Advisory Task Force meeting, due to a local Council meeting.

 

The Broadband Strategy Advisory Task Force meeting adjourned at 11:39 a.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

March 30, 2016                                                                                                                       T. Van Bynen
Newmarket, Ontario                                                                                                                Chair

C. Clark
(905) 830-4444 x71305

 

 


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