3RD REPORT OF THE
and Economic Prosperity Committee
Special meeting held on February 10, 2014,
commencing at 1:31 PM, in the Council Chambers, Second Floor, London City
PRESENT: Councillor J.B. Swan (Chair), Mayor
J. Fontana and Councillors M. Brown, P. Hubert, and P. Van Meerbergen and B.
ABSENT: Councillor D. Henderson.
ALSO PRESENT: Councillors J.
Baechler, J. Bryant, B. Polhill and H.L. Usher and R. Armistead, B. Coxhead, M.
Daley, C. Dziedzic, H. Filger, J.M. Fleming, M. Henderson, G. Hopcroft, M.
McConnell, D. Mounteer, D. O’Brien, M. Ribera, B. Westlake-Power, J. Winston
and J. Yanchula.
Recommendation: That it BE NOTED that
Councillor J. Swan disclosed a pecuniary interest in clause 2 of this Report,
having to do with a community cultural investment proposal for a Downtown
Arts and Entertainment District, by indicating that his employer, Orchestra
London, is a proponent.
That the following actions be taken with
respect to a community cultural investment proposal for a Downtown Arts and
proposal dated February 2014, and the attached revised pages 3-9 and
3-10, from S. Richie, Downtown Performing Arts and Entertainment Task Force,
M. Faulkner, Music London and R. Koudys, The Grand Theatre, with respect to
this matter BE RECEIVED with thanks; and,
above-noted proposal BE REFERRED to the Civic Administration for
consideration and a due diligence review with a report back at the next IEPC
meeting; it being noted that the report back should include recommended
governance relationships, next steps, financing required and recommended
consultants for further review and business plan development.
J.F. Fontana, M. Brown, P. Van Meerbergen, P. Hubert (4)
The meeting adjourned at 3:30