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Title:Motions Requiring Suspension of the Rules of Procedure

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Meeting Date:2018-Mar-28 2018-Mar-28 2 Ward:
Meeting Type:City Council Video: View Video
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Passed    Motion To: That City Council approve that the Rules of Procedure be suspended to consider the following motion, as the next Council meeting is April 11, 2018 and the City’s motion confirming participation in the 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024 Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) bid must be made now to meet the deadline for the bid process of April 9, 2018: WHEREAS the City’s Bid More, Win More, Host More strategy, is designed to attract world-class conferences and events to Ottawa and promote economic prosperity and growth; and WHEREAS the City seeks to host the 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024 AMO annual general meetings (AGMs), conferences and tradeshows; and WHEREAS the AMO conference involves over 2000 participants annually from municipalities and other organizations across Ontario and results in an economic impact of over 1.6 million each year; and WHEREAS AMO requires that its member municipalities pass a council resolution for each bid submitted to host AMO’s AGMs, conferences, and tradeshows; and WHEREAS the City will leverage Ottawa Tourism’s expertise and give the organization the authority to manage the full bid submission and responsibilities for the 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024 AMO AGMs, conferences, and tradeshows; and WHEREAS hosting these events will not require any funding from the City but the City will contribute the following in-kind services to the 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024 AMO conferences: • Civic greeting and picture of Council for the delegates program; • Civic greeting by the Mayor at the Welcome Reception; • Civic greeting at the Incoming Host Reception; • Coordination of shuttle buses between the main venue and secondary hotels; and • Recruitment and management of volunteers. THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Council formally supports the bid to host the 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024 AMO AGMs, conferences and tradeshows; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Council grants authority to Ottawa Tourism to bid on the City’s behalf to host the 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024 AMO AGMs, conferences and tradeshows.
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Moffatt  Absent
(Councillor / Conseiller) R. Chiarelli  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) E. El-Chantiry  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) D. Chernushenko  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Blais  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Fleury  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Taylor  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) B. Monette  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) J. Harder  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Cloutier  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) R. Brockington  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) G. Darouze  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) M. Wilkinson  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Qadri  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) K. Egli  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) D. Deans  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Mitic  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) T. Tierney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Leiper  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) A. Hubley  Absent
(Mayor / Maire) J. Watson  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) C. McKenney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) T. Nussbaum  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Qaqish  Yes