5TH REPORT OF THE
and Economic Prosperity Committee
meeting held on March
5, 2012, commencing at 11:04 AM, in the Council Chambers, Second Floor, London
PRESENT: Councillor J.B. Swan (Chair), Mayor
J.F. Fontana, Councillors D. Brown, M. Brown, B. Polhill and P. Van Meerbergen
and C. Saunders (Secretary).
ABSENT: Councillor S. Orser
ALSO PRESENT: Councillor P.
Hubert, T. Dobbie, R.L. Fair, M. Hayward, R. Armistead, J.P. Barber, T.
Corbett, A. Dunbar, J.M. Fleming, K. Graham, L. Green, D. Hill, Marshall
Macklin Monaghan, T. Johnson, S. Jones, A. Luk, Marshall Macklin Monaghan, S.
Maguire, D. Mounteer, J. Smout, S. Swance, B. Warner, P. White and P. Yeoman.
No pecuniary interests were disclosed.
Recommendation: That the communication
from J. Morgan, Chair, London Public Library Board, dated January 23, 2012,
with respect to the London Public Library internet service policy, including
filtering, BE RECEIVED.
Recommendation: That the following actions
be taken with respect to the attached “Moving Londoners Forward: A
Call to Active Opportunity” document, dated March 5, 2012:
attached presentation from Councillor P. Hubert BE RECEIVED; and,
Civic Administration BE REQUESTED to review the recommendations, speak
with the proposed partners and report back to the Investment and Economic
Prosperity Committee as to how this initiative can be aligned with other
initiatives currently being undertaken with respect to job creation.
Recommendation: That the Civic
Administration BE DIRECTED to review the request for amendments to the
London Convention Centre By-law and report back with a draft by-law for
consideration at a Public Participation Meeting before the Investment and
Economic Prosperity Committee.
Recommendation: That, on the
recommendation of the City Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer, the following actions
be taken with respect to the creation of a separate Eldon House Municipal
draft Eldon House Municipal Service Board By-law BE RECEIVED and BE
REFERRED to a public participation meeting of the Investment and Economic
Prosperity Committee on April 17, 2012;
Transition Plan to put the proposed Eldon House Municipal Service Board in
place by December 31, 2012, BE RECEIVED; and
financing for the proposed Transition Plan BE APPROVED as set out in
the Sources of Financing appended to the staff report dated March 5, 2012, SUBJECT
TO the approval of the Eldon House Municipal Service Board By-Law.
Recommendation: That the City Clerk BE
DIRECTED to take the necessary actions to amend the Annual Schedule of
Meetings and the Council Procedure By-law to provide for meetings of the
Investment and Economic Prosperity Committee to be held every two weeks, on
Tuesdays, commencing at 1:30 PM.
(See Confidential Appendix to the 5th
Report of the Investment and Economic Prosperity Committee enclosed for
The Investment and Economic Prosperity
Committee convened in camera from 11:07 AM to 12:25 PM, after having passed a
motion to do so, with respect to the following matters:
meeting adjourned at 1:00 PM