Cycling Advisory Committee

Mandate: 
 
The Cycling Advisory Committee provides an advisory role to Council by fulfilling the following mandate:
 
• Provide advice on matters pertaining to cycling in Brampton by responding to requests from staff and Council related to both utilitarian and recreational cycling in the City.
• Provide input to City staff on the delivery of the Bicycle Facility Implementation Program.
• Review legislation and policies relating to cycling and advocate to City Council and other legislative bodies for cycling-supportive legislation and policies.
• Assist staff with updates and implementation of the Pathways Master Plan.
• Liaise with the following groups to effectively utilize resources and share information relating to cycling in Brampton:
o Cycling Committees and/or staff from surrounding municipalities
o Peel Regional Police
o Brampton Transit
o Professional Organizations (OTC, Velo Ontario, etc.)
• Represent the cycling community and promote all forms of cycling activities within Brampton through campaigns, community rides and an annual promotional event;
• Work with the assigned City staff to meet the mandate of the committee by developing an achievable annual work plan including communications and budget requirements.
 

Meetings:

Third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Composition:

  • No less than eight and no more than 12 citizen members
  • One Member of Council
Current Members:
  • Kevin Montgomery - Co-Chair
  • Anthony Simone - Co-Chair
  • Alina Grzejszczak
  • Stephen Laidlaw
  • Dayle Laing
  • Patrick McLeavey
  • Gaspard Ndayishimiye
  • Julius Pokol
  • George Shepperdley
  • Lisa Stokes
  • Pauline Thornham
  • Regional Councillor Martin Medeiros (2017-2018)

Each quadrant of the City is represented by at least two members residing in their respective quadrant.  The four City quadrants are defined as:

  • Northeast of Highway 410 and Queen Street East
  • Southeast of Highway 410 and Queen Street East
  • Southwest of Highway 410 and Queen Street East
  • Northwest of Highway 410 and Queen Street East

Term of Office:

Concurrent with the term of Council, ending November 30, 2018, or until successors are appointed.

Committee established by:

 Council Resolution C197-2014 (Committee Recommendation CW260-2014)

Reports to:

Planning & Development Committee

 Application Form