Item - 2015.ED6.5

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on September 30, 2015 without amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Economic Development Committee on September 18, 2015 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on September 30, 2015.

ED6.5 - Terms of Reference for a City of Toronto Photo Laureate

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on September 30, October 1 and 2, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council approve the terms of reference for a Photo Laureate as described in Appendix A to the report (September 1, 2015) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture.

 

2.  City Council request the appointment of the City of Toronto's first Photo Laureate in 2016 pending its consideration of support for the honorarium as part of the Economic Development and Culture 2016 Operating Budget.

Background Information (Committee)

(September 1, 2015) Report and Appendix A from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture on the Terms of Reference for a City of Toronto Photo Laureate
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-83127.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Oct-02-2015 11:33 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - ED6.5 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 38 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Rob Ford, Stephen Holyday, Denzil Minnan-Wong
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Vincent Crisanti, Mary Fragedakis, Giorgio Mammoliti

ED6.5 - Terms of Reference for a City of Toronto Photo Laureate

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Economic Development Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council approve the terms of reference for a Photo Laureate as described in Appendix A to the report (September 1, 2015) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture; and

 

2.  City Council request the appointment of the City of Toronto's first Photo Laureate in 2016 pending its consideration of support for the honorarium as part of the Economic Development and Culture 2016 Operating Budget.

Origin

(September 1, 2015) Report from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture

Summary

The purpose of this report is to outline the terms of reference for the honorary position of City of Toronto Photo Laureate established by City Council in May 2014.

 

The position of the City of Toronto Photo Laureate will honour a photographer who is recognized for artistic excellence and who has made a major contribution to photography through their work. Toronto’s Photo Laureate will be an advocate for visual culture, art photography, photojournalism, and use his/her unique perspective to create a dialogue on contemporary issues.

Background Information

(September 1, 2015) Report and Appendix A from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture on the Terms of Reference for a City of Toronto Photo Laureate
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-83127.pdf

Motions

Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Shelley Carroll (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council