Item - 2021.EC21.14

Tracking Status

EC21.14 - Sustainable and Green Infrastructure Initiative for the Film Industry - Proposed Power Drop Pilot Project at Popular Filming Locations in Toronto

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on May 5 and 6, 2021, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council direct the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, in collaboration with the General Manager, Transportation Services and the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, to develop a business and operational case for a pilot project to install power drops at popular filming locations for consideration as part of the 2022 Budget process or before, wherever possible.

Background Information (Committee)

(March 29, 2021) Letter from the Film, Television and Digital Media Advisory Board on Sustainability and Green Infrastructure Updates
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2021/ec/bgrd/backgroundfile-165626.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(April 30, 2021) Letter from John Carley and Garth Riley, Co-Chairs, Friends of the Spit (CC.Supp)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2021/cc/comm/communicationfile-131263.pdf
(May 5, 2021) Submission from Lenka Holubec on behalf of ProtectNatureTO (CC.New)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2021/cc/comm/communicationfile-131344.pdf

EC21.14 - Sustainable and Green Infrastructure Initiative for the Film Industry - Proposed Power Drop Pilot Project at Popular Filming Locations in Toronto

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Economic and Community Development Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council direct the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, in collaboration with the General Manager, Transportation Services and the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, to develop a business and operational case for a pilot project to install power drops at popular filming locations for consideration as part of the 2022 Budget process or before, wherever possible.

Origin

(March 29, 2021) Letter from the Film, Television and Digital Media Advisory Board

Summary

At its meeting on March 29, 2021, the Film, Television and Digital Media Advisory Board considered Item FB7.5, Sustainability and Green Infrastructure Updates.

Background Information

(March 29, 2021) Letter from the Film, Television and Digital Media Advisory Board on Sustainability and Green Infrastructure Updates
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2021/ec/bgrd/backgroundfile-165626.pdf

Motions

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