That the following actions be taken with respect to Provincial Funding Changes and the Impacts on Tree Planting in London:
a) the Municipal Council BE REQUESTED to continue to cover the operating budgets, at the current level or higher, for the Conservation Authorities operating within London; and,
b) a representative from ReForest London BE INVITED to attend a future meeting of the Trees and Forests Advisory Committee to present their business plan for the next two years and to indicate how the Provincial funding cuts are affecting their budget;
it being noted that this funding will be necessary in keeping the City of London on track with the Urban Forest Strategy;
it being further noted that the communication from J. Kogelheide, as appended to the agenda, with respect to this matter, was received.