Recommendation: That the following actions
be taken with respect to the communication dated November 8, 2013, from A.
Caxaj, Executive, Artistic Director and D. Mumford, Board Member, Sunfest, relating
to a one-time funding request of $50,000 to assist in celebrating the
festival’s 20th Anniversary:
above-noted funding request BE REFERRED to the 2014 Budget process;
funding granted through the Budget process BE DIRECTED to CAIP through the
Culture Office, noting that Sunfest currently receives operational funding
from CAIP Category 2;
BE REQUESTED to use local talent, in addition to international talent for
London Day to build live music capacity in London; and,
BE REQUESTED to work with the Culture Office and London Arts Council for 2014
Sunfest, to build sustainability for future years;
it being noted that the Investment and
Economic Prosperity Committee reviewed and received a communication from A.
Halwa, Executive Director, London Arts Council, with respect to this matter.