Strategic Priorities and Policy Committee — March 21, 2016
Meeting in council chambers at 4pm. Livestream will be available once the meeting begins.
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The agenda includes the following items:
- A status report on the Music, Entertainment and Culture Districts Studywhich will ultimately recommend by-law and process changes to create the districts in time for 2017 events. The report also includes suggested changes for Country Music Week and the use of that week as a “test event” for perceived barriers and opportunities for cultural districts, as well as a survey for individuals and groups that have held events in London in the past three years, which is open until March 21.
- Recommendation to repeal six financial policies, as they are no longer needed for various reasons.
- Recommendation to approve a request from Downtown London for $540,000 to support their recruitment initiative, Creating a Vibrant and Competitive Downtown, by utilizing the services of consultants Live Work Learn Play to develop a recruitment strategy. The recommended funding source would be the Economic Development Reserve Fund, and there would be approximately $3.3 million in uncommitted money left in the fund if the request is approved.
- The 10th Report of the Governance Working Group recommends that a Draft Council Procedure Bylaw be forwarded to a Public Participation Meeting, and that civic administration be directed to report back on the options to provide councillors an informal, semi-annual forum to suggest improvements to processes and procedures at City Hall.