8TH REPORT OF THE
and Economic Prosperity Committee
meeting held on May 14, 2014, commencing at 4:03 PM, in the Council
Chambers, Second Floor, London City Hall.
PRESENT: Councillor J.B. Swan (Chair), Mayor
J. Fontana, Councillors M. Brown, D. Henderson, P. Hubert, and P. Van
Meerbergen and B. Mercier (Secretary).
ALSO PRESENT: Councillor S.
Orser, A. Zuidema, R. Armistead, J. Braam, M. Daley, C. Dziedzic, J.M. Fleming,
M. Hayward, M. Henderson, G. Hopcroft, G. Kotsifas, B. Krichker, J. Lucas, P.
McClennan, J.P. McGonigle, D. Mounteer, M. Ribera, E. Soldo, B. Warner and B.
Recommendation: That it BE NOTED that
Councillor J. Swan disclosed a pecuniary interest in clause 3 of this report,
having to do with a mixed-use development including a Performing Arts Centre,
by indicating that his employer, Orchestra London, is a proponent.
Recommendation: That, on the
recommendation of the Managing Director, Corporate Services and City
Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer, the following actions be taken with
respect to 111 Horton Street East:
report dated May 14, 2014, with respect to this matter, BE RECEIVED for
Civic Administration BE DIRECTED to continue to investigate and work with
identified project stakeholders in order move this proposed project forward; it
being noted that the Reach Study is in the process of being finalized;
it being further noted that the Investment
and Economic Prosperity Committee received the attached presentation
from Managing Director, Corporate Services and City Treasurer, Chief
Financial Officer, with respect to this matter.
J.F. Fontana, J.B. Swan, M. Brown, P. Van Meerbergen, P. Hubert (5)
D.G. Henderson (1)
Recommendation: That the Music London
Business Plan dated May 2014, for a mix-use development including a
Performing Arts Centre BE REFERRED to the Civic Administration for further
review and for an independent peer-review by Novita Interpares Ltd., with a
report back to the Investment and Economic Prosperity Committee (IEPC), as
soon as possible; it being noted that the IEPC received the attached
presentation from J. Caskey, Chair, Downtown Performing Arts and
Entertainment Task Force and M. Faulkner, Music London, with respect to this
(Secretary’s Note: an electronic copy of
the above-noted business plan is available on the city website; a hard-copy
is available for viewing in the City Clerk’s Office.)
J.F. Fontana, M. Brown, P. Van Meerbergen, P. Hubert (4)
D.G. Henderson (1)
The meeting adjourned at 5:54 PM.