ResolutionTHAT the City of Greater Sudbury authorizes the provision of free public transit on Election Day, October 22, 2018, and future municipal elections for persons accessing transit to exercise their right to vote in Municipal and School Board Elections as outlined in the report entitled "Transit for Municipal Election" from the General Manager of Corporate Services, presented at the City Council meeting on August 14, 2018;
AND THAT staff be directed to prepare the necessary bylaw.
Relationship to the Strategic Plan / Health Impact Assessment
This report refers to "improving communications within city hall and between the City and the community at large, by taking steps to get to know the needs of the entire community" which is identified in the Strategic Plan under the key pillar of Responsive, Fiscally Prudent, Open Governance.
Report SummaryThis report seeks Council authorization to provide free access to public transit on Election Day, October 22nd, 2018 and future municipal elections for those persons wishing to access transit in order to exercise their right to vote.
The estimated cost is anticipated to be no more than $10,000 to be funded from the Election Reserve Account.