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Title:Notices of Motion (For Consideration at Subsequent Meeting)

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Version: Sponsor:
Meeting Date:2017-Apr-26 2017-Apr-26 2 Ward:
Meeting Type:City Council Video: View Video
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No Action    Motion To: WHEREAS in the 42 years since the first Ottawa Marathon in 1975, the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend (“Race Weekend”) has grown to become one of the premier marathons in Canada and Ottawa’s largest tourism event; and WHEREAS the upcoming 2017 Race Weekend is expected to draw close to 45,000 participants in six athletic events, including the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon, which is the largest marathon in Canada; and WHEREAS the City of Ottawa is an active partner in the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend and it is anticipated that the 2017 Race Weekend will generate more than $34.4 million in economic spinoff for the National Capital Region; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that City Council declare May 26, 2017, to May 28, 2017, to be Race Weekend in the City of Ottawa.
No Action    Motion To: Moved by / Motion de: Councillor C. McKenney Seconded by / Appuyée par: Councillor J. Leiper WHEREAS the Preston Street Business Improvement Area (BIA) will host the annual Ottawa Italian Week from June 8th to 18th, 2017, with a street oriented festival beginning on June 16th, 2017; AND WHEREAS many of the Ottawa Italian Week Festival activities of June 16th, 2017, will be happening outdoors on Preston Street; AND WHEREAS the BIA has requested the closure of Preston Street between Laurel Street and Carling Avenue, from 4:00 p.m. Friday, June 16th to 1:00 a.m. Saturday, June 17th, 2017, to increase the safety and security of the area; AND WHEREAS the City of Ottawa’s Special Events on City Roads (2001-260) By-law prohibits road closures before 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council approve the road closure for Preston Street from Laurel Street to Carling Avenue from 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 16th to 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 17th, 2017, for the Ottawa Italian Week Festival, providing it meets the requirements, conditions and approval of Special Events Advisory Team (SEAT).