To be introduced by Bill Sims, General Manager, Engineering and Public Works
Purpose: 1) To report on the findings of the single-use checkout bag consultation, as conducted in spring 2019; and 2) to summarize the actions of senior government and other local jurisdictions on single-use plastics, including check-out bags.
1. David Thompson, Acting Manager of Sanitation & Recycling, and Kirsten Gellein, Zero Waste Coordinator
Recommendation: That the Governance and Priorities Committee recommends its preferred option to Council, regarding regulating single-use checkout bags.