Council GIC for July 7, 2014

City Council meets as GIC today to debate the downtown ‘[parking crisis](http://joeycoleman.ca/2014/07/07/city-addressing-downtown-parking-crisis-leasing-surface-parking-on-prime-development-land/)‘, the [Highway Gateway Sign](http://joeycoleman.ca/2014/07/07/savings-of-5350-found-thus-far-for-230000-highway-sign/), [start the 2015 budget process](http://joeycoleman.ca/2014/07/07/2015-city-budget-outlook-starting-at-over-3-tax-increase/), debate civility in the downtown core, and additional funding for the Renovation of Spring Valley Arena in Ancaster.

Live video starts at 9:30am

Updates During Meeting:

[liveblog]