Item - 2013.CD21.7

Tracking Status

CD21.7 - Community Festivals and Special Events Investment Program - 2013 Allocation Recommendations

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on June 11, 12 and 13, 2013, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the 2013 Community Festivals and Special Events Investment Program (CFSE) allocations totalling $103,750.00 to 13 organizations as described in Appendices A and B to the report (May 8, 2013) from the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration.

 

2.         City Council allocate the Community Festivals and Special Events Program Appeal fund of $15,550.00 to three organizations as outlined in Appendices A and B to the supplementary report (June 4, 2013) from the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration.

Background Information (Committee)

(May 8, 2013) Report with Appendix A from the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration on Community Festivals and Special Events Investment Program - 2013 Allocation Recommendations
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-58295.pdf
Appendix B - Community Festivals and Special Events (CFSE) Investment Program - Detailed Event Summaries
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-58296.pdf

Background Information (City Council)

(June 4, 2013) Supplementary report from the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration on Community Festivals and Special Events Program - 2013 Appeals Recommendations and Appendix A (CD21.7a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-59261.pdf
Appendix B - Community Festivals and Special Events Investment Program - Detailed Appeals Report Project Summaries
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-59263.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(May 23, 2013) Submission from Navina Dey and Susan Milankov, Franklin Horner Community Centre (CD.New.CD21.7.1)
(February 26, 2013) E-mail from Cristina Juarez and Majella Colleman, Bloor Ossington Folk Festival (CD.New.CD21.7.2)
(May 23, 2013) Submission from Glenn Patterson Beardsley, Director of Development, Better Living Health and Community Services (CD.New.CD21.7.3)
(May 23, 2013) Submission from Carol Thames, Doorsteps Neighbourhood Services (CD.New.CD21.7.4)
(May 23, 2013) Submission from Nikki Toten, Scadding Court Community Centre (CD.New.CD21.7.5)
(May 23, 2013) Submission from Tekle Haile, Director of Fundraising and Sport, Eritrean Canadian Association of Ontario (CD.New.CD21.7.6)
(May 23, 2013) Submission from Tekle Haile, Director of Fundraising and Sport, Eritrean Canadian Association of Ontario (CD.New.CD21.7.7)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/comm/communicationfile-37588.pdf
(May 23, 2013) Submission from Claudia Sara De Simone, Oakwood Village Community Centre (CD.New.CD21.7.8)

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Joe Mihevc (Carried)

That City Council delete Community Development and Recreation Committee Recommendation 2:

 

Recommendation to be deleted

 

2.         City Council direct an amount of $15,550.00 be held for appeals.

 

adopt the recommendation contained in the report (June 4, 2013) from the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration (CD21.7a):

 

1.         The Community Festivals and Special Events Program Appeal fund of $15,550.00 be allocated to three organizations as outlined in Appendices A and B of this report.

Vote (Amend Item) Jun-11-2013 10:17 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD21.7 - Mihevc - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 38 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Mike Del Grande, Rob Ford, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Raymond Cho, Norman Kelly, Peter Milczyn, Michael Thompson

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jun-11-2013 10:18 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD21.7 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 39 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Mike Del Grande, Rob Ford
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Raymond Cho, Norman Kelly, Peter Milczyn, Michael Thompson

CD21.7 - Community Festivals and Special Events Investment Program - 2013 Allocation Recommendations

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Community Development and Recreation Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council approve the 2013 Community Festivals and Special Events Investment Program (CFSE) allocations totalling $103,750.00 to 13 organizations as recommended in Appendices A and B to the report (May 8, 2013) from the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration.

 

2.         City Council direct an amount of $15,550.00 be held for appeals.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Community Development and Recreation Committee:

 

1.         Referred the following appeals to the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration for further review, and to report directly to City Council for its meeting on June 11, 2013:

 

Better Living Health and Community Services (Application 10)

Bloor Ossington Folk Festival (Application 13)

Doorsteps Neighbourhood Services (Application 24)

Eritrean Canadian Association of Ontario (Application 26)

Franklin Horner Community Centre (Application 28)

Harriet Tubman Community Organization (Application 33)

Jane and Finch Unity (Application 35)

Oakwood Village Community Association (Application 45)

Scadding Court Community Centre (Application 51)

Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office for Social and Multicultural Development (Application 61)

UforChange Movement (Application 62)

 

2.         Requested the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration, to report to City Council for its meeting on June 11, 2013, on the funding required to fund the eligible proposals that have appealed under this investment program.

 

3.         Referred the following motion to the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration for appropriate action:

 

            Motion 1 by Councillor Moeser

 

            "That the Port Union Waterfront Festival be considered for Community and Special Events Funding for 2014.  Funding to be a maximum of $10,000.00."

Origin

(May 8, 2013) Report from the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration

Summary

This report recommends funding under the 2013 Community Festivals and Special Events (CFSE) Investment Program. Of the 66 applications received, 13 are recommended for funding of $103,750.00. An amount of $15,550.00 has been held for appeals.

 

CFSE provides time-limited, developmental or seed funding to help small and medium-scale community-based not-for-profit festivals and events start or grow. Organizers are encouraged to increase their effectiveness and work towards the sustainability of the event.

 

Funded events help build social cohesion and inclusion across communities, as well as contribute to a community's safety and economic vitality.

Background Information

(May 8, 2013) Report with Appendix A from the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration on Community Festivals and Special Events Investment Program - 2013 Allocation Recommendations
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-58295.pdf
Appendix B - Community Festivals and Special Events (CFSE) Investment Program - Detailed Event Summaries
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-58296.pdf

Communications

(May 23, 2013) Submission from Navina Dey and Susan Milankov, Franklin Horner Community Centre (CD.New.CD21.7.1)
(February 26, 2013) E-mail from Cristina Juarez and Majella Colleman, Bloor Ossington Folk Festival (CD.New.CD21.7.2)
(May 23, 2013) Submission from Glenn Patterson Beardsley, Director of Development, Better Living Health and Community Services (CD.New.CD21.7.3)
(May 23, 2013) Submission from Carol Thames, Doorsteps Neighbourhood Services (CD.New.CD21.7.4)
(May 23, 2013) Submission from Nikki Toten, Scadding Court Community Centre (CD.New.CD21.7.5)
(May 23, 2013) Submission from Tekle Haile, Director of Fundraising and Sport, Eritrean Canadian Association of Ontario (CD.New.CD21.7.6)
(May 23, 2013) Submission from Tekle Haile, Director of Fundraising and Sport, Eritrean Canadian Association of Ontario (CD.New.CD21.7.7)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/comm/communicationfile-37588.pdf
(May 23, 2013) Submission from Claudia Sara De Simone, Oakwood Village Community Centre (CD.New.CD21.7.8)

Speakers

Claudia Sara De Simone, Chair, Oakwood Village Community Association (Submission Filed)
Nikki Toten, Manager of Development and Community Engagement, Scadding Court Community Centre (Submission Filed)
Navina Dey, Volunteer & Diversity Coordinator, Franklin Horner Community Centre (Submission Filed)
Tamer Ibrahim, Operations & Development Lead, UforChange Movement
Nawal Al-Busaidi, Manager Family, Children and Youth Services, Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office for Social & Multicultural Development (TNO)
Ekua Walcott, Executive Director, Harriet Tubman Community Organization
Amelia Laidlaw, Bloor Ossington Folk Festival
Andrea Tabnor, Jane and Finch Unity
Susan Milankov, Volunteer & Diversity Co-ordinator, Franklin Horner Community Centre (Submission Filed)
Orit Adose, Youth Worker Program Facilitator, Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office
Kristjan Harris, Bloor Ossington Folk Festival

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Ron Moeser (Referred)

That the Port Union Waterfront Festival be considered for Community and Special Events Funding for 2014.  Funding to be a maximum of $10,000.00.


2 - Motion to Refer Motion moved by Councillor Josh Matlow (Carried)

That Motion 1 by Councillor Moeser be referred to the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration for appropriate action.


3 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Joe Mihevc (Carried)

That the Community Development and Recreation Committee:

 

1.         Refer the following appeals to the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration for further review, and to report directly to City Council for its meeting on June 11, 2013:

 

Better Living Health and Community Services (Application 10)

Bloor Ossington Folk Festival (Application 13)

Doorsteps Neighbourhood Services (Application 24)

Eritrean Canadian Association of Ontario (Application 26)

Franklin Horner Community Centre (Application 28)

Harriet Tubman Community Organization (Application 33)

Jane and Finch Unity (Application 35)

Oakwood Village Community Association (Application 45)

Scadding Court Community Centre (Application 51)

Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office for Social and Multicultural Development (Application 61)

UforChange Movement (Application 62)

 

2.         Request the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration, to report to City Council for its meeting on June 11, 2013, on the funding required to fund the eligible proposals that have appealed under this investment program.


4 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor Joe Mihevc (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council