11TH REPORT OF THE
and Economic Prosperity Committee
Special meeting held on June 26, 2012,
commencing at 4:02 PM, in the Committee Room # 5, Second Floor, London City
PRESENT: Councillor J.B. Swan (Chair), Mayor
J.F. Fontana and Councillors D. Brown, M. Brown, S. Orser, B. Polhill and P.
Van Meerbergen and C. Saunders (Secretary).
ALSO PRESENT: Councillors J.L.
Baechler, D.G. Henderson and S.E. White and R. Armistead, E. Gamble, M. Hayward
and M. Turner
That it BE NOTED that no pecuniary
interests were disclosed.
Recommendation: That the following actions be taken with respect to the
Creative City Fund Granting Program and London’s Culture Days Weekend
the recommendation of the Manager of Culture and Municipal Policy, the
Creative City Fund Granting Program BE DISBANDED and the 2012 funding
of $75,000 from this granting program be placed into the operating budget of
the Culture Office, to be spent on the implementation strategies identified
in London’s Cultural Prosperity Plan once it is created; it being noted that
the Investment and Economic Prosperity Committee received the attached
communication from the Manager of Culture and Municipal Policy; and
b) on the
recommendation of the Creative City Committee, London’s Culture Days Weekend
Celebration BE PROVIDED with $50,000 in existing funding in 2012 from
the Culture Office budget
That, on the recommendation of the Deputy City Treasurer, the name change for
the downtown entertainment and sports centre located at 99 Dundas Street, from
the John Labatt Centre to Budweiser Gardens, BE APPROVED; it being
noted that the Investment and Economic Prosperity Committee reviewed the attached
report from the Deputy City Treasurer.
meeting adjourned at 4:44 PM.