Item - 2018.SC30.6

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on May 22, 2018 without amendments and without debate.
  • This item was considered by the Scarborough Community Council on May 2, 2018 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on May 22, 2018.

SC30.6 - Request for Various Exemptions for Nuit Blanche in Scarborough - September 27 - 30, 2018

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
38 - Scarborough Centre

City Council Decision

City Council on May 22, 23 and 24, 2018, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council grant permission to Economic Development and Culture to project artwork onto, and/or otherwise cover with wayfinding signage the outside surfaces of Scarborough Civic Centre between September 27 and September 30, 2018.  [Section 2(a) of By-law 24415]

 

2. City Council grant permission to Economic Development and Culture to drain and to place objects in the reflecting pools at Scarborough Civic Centre on September 29, 2018.  [Section 2(b) and (c) of By-law 24415]

 

3. City Council grant permission to the Economic Development and Culture for exclusive use of the top level of the Scarborough Civic Centre Staff parking parkade for usage other than vehicle parking from September 28 to September 30, 2018.  [Section 2(k) of By-law 24115]

 

4. City Council grant permission to the Economic Development and Culture to use a Public Address system/sound producing instrument or device on September 29, 2018.  [Section 3(b) of By-law 24115]

 

5. In order to supplement the City's mobile water distribution system in a large crowd, City Council grant an exemption to the Economic Development and Culture for the sale and distribution of bottled water at Scarborough Civic Centre and Albert Campbell Square as part of this year's Nuit Blanche event.  [Section 4 of By-law 24415]

 

6. City Council grant permission to the Economic Development and Culture to place a platform in Albert Campbell Square. [Section 3(e) of By-law 24115]

 

7. City Council grant permission to the Economic Development and Culture to present live performances and install artwork in Albert Campbell Square.  [Section 3(i) of By-law 24115]

Background Information (Community Council)

(April 12, 2018) Report from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture - Request for Various Exemptions for Nuit Blanche in Scarborough - September 27-30, 2018
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-114129.pdf

SC30.6 - Request for Various Exemptions for Nuit Blanche in Scarborough - September 27 - 30, 2018

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
38 - Scarborough Centre

Community Council Recommendations

Scarborough Community Council recommends that: 

 

1. City Council grant permission to the Economic Development and Culture Division to project artwork onto, and/or otherwise cover with wayfinding signage the outside surfaces of Scarborough Civic Centre between September 27 and September 30, 2018.  [Section 2(a) of By-law No. 24415]

 

2. City Council grant permission to the Economic Development and Culture Division to drain and to place objects in the reflecting pools at Scarborough Civic Centre on September 29, 2018.  [Section 2(b) and (c) of By-law No. 24415]

 

3. City Council grant permission to the Economic Development and Culture Division for exclusive use of the top level of the Scarborough Civic Centre Staff parking parkade for usage other than vehicle parking from September 28 to September 30, 2018.  [Section 2(k) of By-law 24115]

 

4. City Council grant permission to the Economic Development and Culture Division to use a Public Address system/sound producing instrument or device on September 29, 2018.  [Section 3(b) of By-law 24115]

 

5. In order to supplement the City's mobile water distribution system in a large crowd, City Council grant an exemption to the Economic Development and Culture Division for the sale and distribution of bottled water at Scarborough Civic Centre and Albert Campbell Square as part of this year's Nuit Blanche event.  [Section 4 of By-law No. 24415]

 

6. City Council grant permission to the Economic Development and Culture Division to place a platform in Albert Campbell Square. [Section 3(e) of By-law 24115]

 

7. City Council grant permission to the Economic Development and Culture Division to present live performances and install artwork in Albert Campbell Square.  [Section 3(i) of By-law 24115]

Origin

(April 12, 2018) Report from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture

Summary

The Economic Development and Culture Division (EDC) is producing Nuit Blanche at two locations across the city: Nathan Phillips Square (Ward 27), and Scarborough Civic Centre (Ward 38).  This contemporary art festival will celebrate Canada's cultural and artistic diversity and will be complemented by installation art, live art and food.  

 

The event will be held between September 28, 2018 and September 30, 2018. The purpose of this report is to request various permissions and by-law exemptions required for the events taking place in and around Scarborough Civic Centre and Albert Campbell Square.

Background Information

(April 12, 2018) Report from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture - Request for Various Exemptions for Nuit Blanche in Scarborough - September 27-30, 2018
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/sc/bgrd/backgroundfile-114129.pdf

Motions

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